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Forum: SLC 10 August 2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 77,464
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I normally don't check snopes during work, just...

I normally don't check snopes during work, just weather and headlines, but I made an exception when I saw the BBC headline. Glad you're okay, UEL.
Forum: Wild Kingdom 09 August 2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I guess I lose at the internet. The woman's shoe...

I guess I lose at the internet. The woman's shoe in picture 11 caught my eye.

And the first sentence, "earlier this century". Gaa! It was started in 2002 - 16 years ago!
Forum: Amusement Bark 08 August 2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I had thought Emmanuel Lewis was dead, so that...

I had thought Emmanuel Lewis was dead, so that would have been a very strange guest spot. (Confused him with Gary Coleman. Probably not the first time.)
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 August 2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,564
Posted By Die Capacitrix
This Saturday is the Zurich Street Parade...

This Saturday is the Zurich Street Parade (http://www.streetparade.com/en/), whose theme this year is Culture of Tolerance. Perhaps we could ship the rally members to Zurich? Would be an interesting...
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 August 2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,986
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Matt LeBlanc is Joey Tribbiani If we look...

Matt LeBlanc is Joey Tribbiani

If we look at some of the most recent obituaries, most often the role that made the person famous is the one best remembered.

So even for Tom Cruise, his...
Forum: Techno-Babble 04 August 2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,131
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I would think Pluto is a cheese plate. Not...

I would think Pluto is a cheese plate. Not everyone considers that as a dessert, but people are entitle to their own opinions.
Forum: SLC 02 August 2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,453
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Both of these are covered by, "I went to camp"....

Both of these are covered by, "I went to camp". Girl Scout camp had cots, without mattresses, and rustic cabins, where the floor was wood, but the walls and roof were canvas. And had running water...
Forum: SLC 02 August 2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 77,464
Posted By Die Capacitrix
If I were to change anything, is that I changed...

If I were to change anything, is that I changed out of my wedding dress to a "going away outfit". I only wore my wedding dress for 8 hours or so, and I could have worn it in the car / on the ferry...
Forum: SLC 01 August 2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,065
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Ice + "cold brew" tea + simple syrup = perfect...

Ice + "cold brew" tea + simple syrup = perfect beverage for a hot day
Forum: Rantidote 31 July 2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 90,301
Posted By Die Capacitrix
A. It's about 29ļ C at after 9 at night. This is...

A. It's about 29ļ C at after 9 at night. This is really not fun.

B. About, I say, because the canton is doing maintenance on the website which reports the various official weather stations, so I...
Forum: Rantidote 30 July 2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 101,073
Posted By Die Capacitrix
After growing up in the U.S., I had a bit of...

After growing up in the U.S., I had a bit of sticker shock when I found out I had to pay to borrow things from the library. This is actually of the things which does actually make America great.
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Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 29 July 2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 975
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Today I had Hellman's Ketchup. Never seen that...

Today I had Hellman's Ketchup. Never seen that brand here before, but now I see they are Unilever, so they are basically everywhere.

My favorite brand is Thomy, but they sell it in bottles which...
Forum: SLC 29 July 2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 15,812
Posted By Die Capacitrix
A CitroŽn DS, 1960s era and a Volvo Duett panel...

A CitroŽn DS, 1960s era and a Volvo Duett panel van which was actually parked. It lives approximately 1 km from here, but the garage door is not always open. Nice green color and very good condition.
Forum: SLC 27 July 2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,445
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Working at home is now downright discouraged. Too...

Working at home is now downright discouraged. Too many people decided that if they were working at home, they could work when they wanted, and wouldn't be available during normal working hours and/or...
Forum: Business Bytes 27 July 2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Blasphemy! Actually I stopped eating them...

Blasphemy!

Actually I stopped eating them due to them using artificial colors. They tried going natural, and I started eating them again. But not enough people wanted the natural colors, so they...
Forum: Rantidote 27 July 2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 65,575
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Just got one yesterday. It's 70% set up because...

Just got one yesterday. It's 70% set up because of my phone but the last 30% (passwords for non-Apple stuff, etc.) is going to take soooooooooooooo long. :fish:
Forum: SLC 27 July 2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,385
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Really glad to hear there has been a successful...

Really glad to hear there has been a successful resolution.
Forum: Book Corner 24 July 2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,535
Posted By Die Capacitrix
United States I had a coworker born in Atlanta, Georgia around...

I had a coworker born in Atlanta, Georgia around 1950. Reportedly her birth certificate just said baby girl, black, plus all the other details. No name. I would expect there would have been a...
Forum: Techno-Babble 24 July 2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Weather prediction for Friday evening after 4...

Weather prediction for Friday evening after 4 solid days of sun? Partly cloudy. Hopefully we can see something. It'll be warm enough to stay outside, that's for darn sure.
Forum: SLC 24 July 2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 77,464
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Today I went to pick up a prescription and...

Today I went to pick up a prescription and happened to meet the wife of a coworker. The same coworker who said last week (unprompted) that they don't want more children.

She was buying a...
Forum: SLC 21 July 2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 35,424
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I'm American and haven't lived in the U.S. for...

I'm American and haven't lived in the U.S. for more than 15 years. I'd forgotten about using the word "brick" for the power supply.
Forum: SLC 19 July 2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,445
Posted By Die Capacitrix
We have an open office plan, so there are no...

We have an open office plan, so there are no walls, just some cabinets which are perfect height for standing around. However, I now have two huge monitors, which means my monitors act like a wall,...
Forum: Book Corner 19 July 2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,535
Posted By Die Capacitrix
I haven't hear that word in a long time. All of...

I haven't hear that word in a long time. All of my grandparents, from the Dayton, Ohio area, used it.
Forum: SLC 18 July 2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 15,812
Posted By Die Capacitrix
1968 Volkswagen Fastback, aka Type 3, matte...

1968 Volkswagen Fastback, aka Type 3, matte charcoal color.

Also happens to be the model of car that my parents let me drive around after getting my license.
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 14 July 2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By Die Capacitrix
Deer AFAIK, no one comes to Switzerland for their meat...

AFAIK, no one comes to Switzerland for their meat products. Currently Irish beef is trendy, which is a good thing, because Swiss beef needs something else on it, as it has very little flavor of its...
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