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Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 08 August 2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By musicgeek
I love our vacuum sealer - our first one remains...

I love our vacuum sealer - our first one remains the only thing I bought directly from a TV ad, before they were widely available in stores. I've been thinking about trying sous vide for a while,...
Forum: Rantidote 06 August 2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 101,073
Posted By musicgeek
Amen! My wife has an allergy to cinnamon...

Amen! My wife has an allergy to cinnamon fragrance, and hates the things.
Forum: Rantidote 03 August 2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 101,073
Posted By musicgeek
The "pumpkin" that Libby's (AFAIK, the #1...

The "pumpkin" that Libby's (AFAIK, the #1 producer of canned pumpkin in the US) uses for their product lies somewhere between what we'd picture as a jack-o'lantern style pumpkin and a butternut...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 03 August 2018, 03:24 AM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 158,629
Posted By musicgeek
Based on a couple I know, I think Damian's got #7!

Based on a couple I know, I think Damian's got #7!
Forum: Moot Court 03 August 2018, 03:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,414
Posted By musicgeek
Right. Any time you're seeing "autolyzed yeast...

Right. Any time you're seeing "autolyzed yeast extract," it's essentially there for the glutamates (although not technically MSG, it comes close). Similarly, there are lines of bacon, ham, etc.,...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 31 July 2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 158,629
Posted By musicgeek
1. Fish fins can be pectoral, pelvic, or caudal,...

1. Fish fins can be pectoral, pelvic, or caudal, but what adjective is used for the fin on a fish's back? Dorsal

2. The balanced-arm Anglepoise, which debuted in 1932, is an iconic design still...
Forum: Amusement Bark 27 July 2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By musicgeek
I've really enjoyed Mara Wilson's writing. She...

I've really enjoyed Mara Wilson's writing. She seems to be one of the most levelheaded voices to come out of Hollywood.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 25 July 2018, 01:51 AM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 158,629
Posted By musicgeek
My guesses: 1. What five-word sentence was...

My guesses:

1. What five-word sentence was the indelible and oft-repeated TV tagline of the product HeadOn? Apply directly to the forehead!

2. In what country would you find Isfahan, the...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 25 July 2018, 01:44 AM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 158,629
Posted By musicgeek
LAST WEEK'S ANSWERS 1. What is distinctive...

LAST WEEK'S ANSWERS

1. What is distinctive about the performers in Japanese "bunraku" or Javanese "wayang" theater?
They are puppets! (Or puppeteers, depending on how you feel about the...
Forum: SLC 19 July 2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 651
Views: 66,003
Posted By musicgeek
We're used to getting telemarketing/scam calls on...

We're used to getting telemarketing/scam calls on our landline phones, most of which will turn up on caller I.D. either as "OUT OF AREA," "PRIVATE NUMBER," or occasionally even a spoofed number (such...
Forum: Book Corner 18 July 2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,535
Posted By musicgeek
Is this a novel, or just a thinly-disguised ploy...

Is this a novel, or just a thinly-disguised ploy to expose all of America's societal weaknesses? ;)

Next thing you'll be asking what he's supposed to do if he gets ill or injured...

The public...
Forum: Fun House 17 July 2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,420
Posted By musicgeek
Haven't listened to that one in a while... good...

Haven't listened to that one in a while... good choice!
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 17 July 2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 158,629
Posted By musicgeek
1. What is distinctive about the performers in...

1. What is distinctive about the performers in Japanese "bunraku" or Javanese "wayang" theater? They are puppeteers, I believe.

2. In geology, strike-slip, dip-slip, and oblique-slip are the three...
Forum: Fun House 17 July 2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,420
Posted By musicgeek
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/3Fn36l_z3WY?start=22" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Well, a guy can only hope.
Forum: SLC 12 July 2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,453
Posted By musicgeek
https://www.homedepot.com/p/Watts-Potable-Water-Ex...

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Watts-Potable-Water-Expansion-Tank-for-50-gal-Water-Heaters-DET-12-M1-HD/205556423
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 10 July 2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 158,629
Posted By musicgeek
1. What biblical figure is introduced as "a man...

1. What biblical figure is introduced as "a man in the land of Uz (who) was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil"? Job

2. On what kind of musical instrument could you...
Forum: Fun House 09 July 2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,190
Posted By musicgeek
Or, of all things, Toad the Wet Sprocket.

Or, of all things, Toad the Wet Sprocket.
Forum: SLC 06 July 2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,453
Posted By musicgeek
My wife is a violinist and hates trying to play...

My wife is a violinist and hates trying to play fretted instruments - the calluses are on the wrong part of the fingertip for her.

There are books out there that show the chords and strumming...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 03 July 2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 158,629
Posted By musicgeek
GenYus, I think you've got #7: The singer...

GenYus, I think you've got #7: The singer portrays two or more characters in the video. Realizing that "Heartbreaker" here is neither of the classic songs I was thinking of.
Forum: SLC 03 July 2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,453
Posted By musicgeek
Stupid question: when is a minimum not a minimum?...

Stupid question: when is a minimum not a minimum?

There's a sticker on the gas pumps at at least one local gas station proclaiming "Cigarettes sold at or below state minimum."

A poster in the...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 03 July 2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 158,629
Posted By musicgeek
1. Before beginning his political career, Ignacy...

1. Before beginning his political career, Ignacy Paderewski, the third prime minister of Poland, rose to fame in what profession? Music (he was a composer and instrumental performer - piano, I...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 02 July 2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 158,629
Posted By musicgeek
Hmm... I like your #1, TGG - reminded me of the...

Hmm... I like your #1, TGG - reminded me of the Disney connection for the name.
Forum: SLC 01 July 2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 95,359
Posted By musicgeek
Per Wikipedia:...

Per Wikipedia: (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grain_elevator)



I learned something today!
Forum: Rantidote 01 July 2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 969
Views: 101,073
Posted By musicgeek
Pretty sure I did the same thing as a kid (with...

Pretty sure I did the same thing as a kid (with that exact amount, but as a 20, a 10, and a 5) in a leather billfold - "for safekeeping" in some book or other, and I'm pretty sure I subsequently sold...
Forum: Rantidote 30 June 2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,261
Posted By musicgeek
Translation: "Hah hah! We're gonna stomp those...

Translation: "Hah hah! We're gonna stomp those gun-hating, gender-confused libtards!" :rolleyes:
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