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Forum: Soapbox Derby 11 October 2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,153
Posted By E. Q. Taft
I can see a real look being done if there is any...

I can see a real look being done if there is any real substance to the complaints (i.e., things at odds with the law, legal codes of ethics, etc., as opposed to just "he kinda acted like a jerk") --...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 11 October 2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,153
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Judge Republicans keep citing the lack of corroboration...

Republicans keep citing the lack of corroboration for Ford's testimony. I am stealing (and correcting) a joke from a FOAFF (Friend of a Facebook Friend) in lamenting that they couldn't get the late...
Forum: Business Bytes 05 October 2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,548
Posted By E. Q. Taft
You can exert some control of the Autopia cars --...

You can exert some control of the Autopia cars -- the driver can vary the speed, and you can sort of weave back and forth, even if you can't actually stray from the course of the track. (It's why it...
Forum: Business Bytes 05 October 2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,548
Posted By E. Q. Taft
I always assumed the original term "roller...

I always assumed the original term "roller coaster" was coined because, in the classic sort, once your car has been pulled up to the top, it "coasts" for the rest of the ride, rather than being...
Forum: Fun House 05 October 2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Judge I Am an Independent, Impartial Scorpion

I was deeply honored to stand on the river bank July 9 with my scorpion wife to explain to you our plan to travel by frog to the other side of the river.

That night, I told all frogs who I am and...
Forum: Business Bytes 05 October 2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,548
Posted By E. Q. Taft
That's weird -- I can't see it now either; had no...

That's weird -- I can't see it now either; had no trouble earlier.

There's a bit about them here: https://www.yesterland.com/abcde2.html

And more if you search around.

As noted on the...
Forum: Business Bytes 04 October 2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,548
Posted By E. Q. Taft
And it was just the Matterhorn until Space...

And it was just the Matterhorn until Space Mountain opened in 1977 (iirc).
Forum: Business Bytes 04 October 2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,548
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Now I'm curious to know: Had you ever heard the...

Now I'm curious to know: Had you ever heard the expression "E-Ticket" or "E-Ticket ride"? It's a common expression in southern California, though it's probably fading as people who remember those...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 04 October 2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Chicken More Birds Are Getting Drunk This Year, MN Town Advises Residents

The northeastern Minnesota town of Gilbert is alerting residents that birds may be a bit more “tipsy” than normal this time of year.
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Forum: Business Bytes 04 October 2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,548
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Actually in those days Disney's only "roller...

Actually in those days Disney's only "roller coaster" was the Matterhorn. (But Knott's didn't have any then, either.) Nowadays, Knott's is much more the place for coasters and thrill rides.
...
Forum: Business Bytes 04 October 2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,548
Posted By E. Q. Taft
It is a weird name, though of course I grew up...

It is a weird name, though of course I grew up with it, so I tend to "hear" it as a theme park name rather than considering the literal meaning.

The basic story is that originally the land was in...
Forum: Business Bytes 04 October 2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,548
Posted By E. Q. Taft
I certainly wouldn't realistically urge them to...

I certainly wouldn't realistically urge them to bar either strollers or wheelchairs, even if I thought they would (or could) do so. But the occasional "adults only" night for some premium price...
Forum: Business Bytes 03 October 2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,765
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Toys 'R' Us lenders plan brand revival

The same Toys "R" Us lenders that have been taking heat for their role in the decision to liquidate the company in March are now working on bringing the brand back to life, according to new court...
Forum: Amusement Bark 03 October 2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By E. Q. Taft
There's another trailer that seems a bit more...

There's another trailer that seems a bit more serious (and more definitely Miles-centered). In that one, we see Miles and Peter, and then Gwen Stacy right at the end, but they didn't bring in "the...
Forum: Amusement Bark 03 October 2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Icon18 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

It can get weirder.

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Forum: Wild Kingdom 02 October 2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Mister Ed Fugitive Horse Busts Into Bar, Bucks Wildly As Customers Run For Safety

A runaway racehorse trained near the Chateau de Chantilly in France broke free of her handler last week and charged into a sports-betting bar about a mile away, per Reuters.

The incident, which...
Forum: Crash and Burn 02 October 2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 425
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Yow! FBI agent shot by booby-trapped wheelchair in fortified home

A former southern Oregon property owner has been charged with assault on a federal officer after, authorities say, an FBI agent sent to the property was shot from a booby-trapped wheelchair.

A...
Forum: Business Bytes 02 October 2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,548
Posted By E. Q. Taft
At the risk of sounding like an overly privileged...

At the risk of sounding like an overly privileged abled person, when I used to frequent the park, I used to wish they would have occasional days where strollers and wheelchairs were banned. OK, with...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 02 October 2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Then I wish he'd go to more funerals. Were I...

Then I wish he'd go to more funerals.

Were I Puerto Rican, I would campaign not to accept statehood as long as that thing is in the White House.
Forum: The Doctor Is In 02 October 2018, 03:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,794
Posted By E. Q. Taft
I remember hearing a story after Colorado...

I remember hearing a story after Colorado legalized pot for all uses, they were anticipating a certain amount of cannabis tourism -- but it's actually quite problematic. You still can't smoke it in...
Forum: Moot Court 26 September 2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,070
Posted By E. Q. Taft
All your Questions About the Cosby Sentencing,...

All your Questions About the Cosby Sentencing, Answered (http://www.vulture.com/2018/09/bill-cosby-sentencing-all-your-questions-answered.html)
Forum: Moot Court 25 September 2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,070
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Also, denied bail while his appeal moves forward,...

Also, denied bail while his appeal moves forward, at least for now. (Which is good, as the appeal process might take longer than he's likely to live...)
Forum: Social Studies 21 September 2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Bang Head Yandy is (was) Selling a Sexy Handmaiden's Costume

https://jezebel.com/i-dont-know-how-to-feel-about-this-sexy-handmaiden-cost-1829204492

To be fair, Yandy has already pulled the costume from their site...
Forum: Amusement Bark 20 September 2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By E. Q. Taft
There are other shots in the trailer that make it...

There are other shots in the trailer that make it fairly clear that the Skrulls appear (which makes sense; Kree-Skrull war and all), so presumably that's the explanation for punching the old lady. ...
Forum: Amusement Bark 19 September 2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By E. Q. Taft
Yeah, I realized I'd left that out after I went...

Yeah, I realized I'd left that out after I went out for lunch. Sorry about that. :lol:
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