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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 16 October 2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By thorny locust
1. What 1888 poem is set in the town of...

1. What 1888 poem is set in the town of Mudville?

Casey At the Bat.

2. In some Islamic traditions, what can a man do by repeating the word "talaq" three times?

Divorce his wife.


4. ...
Forum: SLC 16 October 2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 14,996
Posted By thorny locust
You know, I wouldn't be entirely surprised if...

You know, I wouldn't be entirely surprised if that first part is true.

Even if so, however, I doubt it can be fixed with a hug.
Forum: SLC 15 October 2018, 02:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By thorny locust
Whew. At least the people are OK. Thanks for...

Whew. At least the people are OK.

Thanks for updating!
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 October 2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By thorny locust
My impression agreed with crocoduck_hunter's. ...

My impression agreed with crocoduck_hunter's.

There's quite a difference between 'all borders should be entirely open' and either 'we should let in people in danger of their lives' or 'we want to...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 October 2018, 02:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By thorny locust
Protesters Throng Berlin In Massive Rally To Support 'Open And Free Society'

Protesters Throng Berlin In Massive Rally To Support 'Open And Free Society' (https://www.npr.org/2018/10/13/657186450/protesters-throng-berlin-in-massive-rally-to-support-open-and-free-society)

...
Forum: Social Studies 14 October 2018, 02:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By thorny locust
Yes. Interesting, and odd in ways that I wasn't...

Yes. Interesting, and odd in ways that I wasn't expecting.

I always found those ads kind of disturbing, when I was a kid. I was pretty sure that whatever they were selling wasn't actually much...
Forum: SLC 14 October 2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By thorny locust
That must be kind of unnerving, though, RichardM....

That must be kind of unnerving, though, RichardM. Are you usually in much contact with them? Do you have a way to reach them that's probably functional and not too disruptive?
Forum: SLC 13 October 2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By thorny locust
Third possibility, WildaBeast, though somehat...

Third possibility, WildaBeast, though somehat related to your second: maybe they're beginning to think that there are going to be a whole lot of disastrous storms, and they don't want to keep doing...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 13 October 2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 117,356
Posted By thorny locust
Neat, GM! I bet all that noise while you...

Neat, GM!

I bet all that noise while you were carrying it was meant for the parents.
Forum: Amusement Bark 13 October 2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By thorny locust
I do usually include at least a line or two of my...

I do usually include at least a line or two of my own in the posts; and I've certainly seen posts in which the lack of this left me with no idea why they were there. But in this case it seemed to me...
Forum: SLC 13 October 2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 14,996
Posted By thorny locust
Were they in uniform, ASL?

Were they in uniform, ASL?
Forum: SLC 13 October 2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,335
Posted By thorny locust
Yay Crius' dad! -- always, always check the...

Yay Crius' dad!

-- always, always check the medications.
Forum: Wild Kingdom 12 October 2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 157,925
Posted By thorny locust
I would like to eat your foot but maybe I am...

I would like to eat your foot but maybe I am still too smol --
Forum: Amusement Bark 12 October 2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By thorny locust
If you click through the links you can see some...

If you click through the links you can see some interesting photos.

At any rate, I think they're interesting; and presume that TGG does also.
Forum: Rantidote 12 October 2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 86,038
Posted By thorny locust
A number of ripening fruits (though not all of...

A number of ripening fruits (though not all of them) produce ethylene. Putting them in a closed paper bag with each other may help also.

Some vegetables (again not all of them) react badly to...
Forum: SLC 12 October 2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By thorny locust
I think I was waiting for someone in Florida to...

I think I was waiting for someone in Florida to start it. Maybe I shouldn't have.
Forum: Amusement Bark 11 October 2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 918
Posted By thorny locust
I discovered, once I went to some museums, that...

I discovered, once I went to some museums, that some pieces had an entirely different impact when I was looking at the actual work than they did when I was only looking at a photo of the work.
...
Forum: Social Studies 11 October 2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,555
Posted By thorny locust
Depending on how the water system is set up, if...

Depending on how the water system is set up, if the power's out, the water may be out also.

A water heater that kept right on running when no more water was coming into it would be a hazard. So I...
Forum: Social Studies 11 October 2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 775
Posted By thorny locust
My vet. said that while mice could theoretically...

My vet. said that while mice could theoretically get rabies, they didn't worry much about cats' exposure to wild mice because the mice were so small that if they got bitten by something rabid they...
Forum: Rantidote 11 October 2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 86,038
Posted By thorny locust
Unfortunately not limited to California and...

Unfortunately not limited to California and Oregon; we've been hearing about it here, too.
Forum: We've Got Mail 11 October 2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 160,904
Posted By thorny locust
Person hasn't read the rest of We've Got Mail,...

Person hasn't read the rest of We've Got Mail, have they?
Forum: Social Studies 11 October 2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 775
Posted By thorny locust
Agreeing that as long as it was in a proper...

Agreeing that as long as it was in a proper carrier, and stayed in the carrier, I really don't see the problem. How is the impact any different for anyone on the plane if there's a squirrel in a...
Forum: Rantidote 11 October 2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 86,038
Posted By thorny locust
Fruit picked overly green may never ripen...

Fruit picked overly green may never ripen properly.

Some species will never ripen properly if they were stored too cold somewhere along the line (though I doubt that's what's going on with either...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 11 October 2018, 02:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,859
Posted By thorny locust
Well, I get the distinct impression that he wants...

Well, I get the distinct impression that he wants to bang even more people than he wants to marry.

So not totally redundant, I'd say.
Forum: SLC 10 October 2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By thorny locust
Glad you're OK, Cervus. Other people in...

Glad you're OK, Cervus.

Other people in Florida, snopesters and otherwise: try to stay safe!
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