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Re: Random randomness

Post by Paingod » Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:56 am

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Pyperkub wrote:Was getting the mail from our mailbox bank the other day, and saw a woman walking towards me. I thought - she looks cute...

... when she got closer, it was Mrs. Kub.

On the positive side, that's kind of sweet after almost 15 years of marriage. On the negative side, she can get a bit jealous, and I'm not sure whether she'd feel flattered or wonder why I was mentally evaluating a strange (in theory) woman.

Safer to keep to myself, I think...
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Post by Smoove_B » Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:28 am

But you could tell her that you never knew that she liked Pina Coladas.

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Re: Random randomness

Post by Daehawk » Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:05 am

Smoove_B wrote:
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But you could tell her that you never knew that she liked Pina Coladas.
Wow someone other than me remembers that song.

Anyways why doesn't ant poison come in mayo flavor? I have tried ant bait things and the last ones I got cheap..RAID...dont do anything. feels like nothing is in the trap and the ants avoid it. I can sit it in a ant trail and they go around. But if I eat a spoon of mayo or pimento cheese and sit the spoon on the counter then it is covered with a line leading around the trap to the wall when I return.
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Post by Jolor » Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:08 am

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But you could tell her that you never knew that she liked Pina Coladas.
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Post by Daehawk » Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:28 pm

I want a t-shirt that says "I stormed Area 51 and all I got was this lousy anal probe."
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Re: Random randomness

Post by LordMortis » Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:54 pm

WWJ turns 99 today. It became part of amateur licensed radio on this date in 1920. A year and a couple of months later, they would become the first commercial radio station, ironically making it illegal for them to broadcast due to patent usage agreements.

What a distance to travel in a century.

https://detroit.cbslocal.com/2010/06/24 ... ry-of-wwj/

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Re: Random randomness

Post by coopasonic » Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:19 pm

Daehawk wrote:
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I want a t-shirt that says "I stormed Area 51 and all I got was this lousy anal probe."
But it's a T-shirt... I think you are looking for a dildo personal massager.
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Post by Isgrimnur » Thu Aug 22, 2019 3:53 pm

Take a peek at the Texas retail monster that is Buc-ee's.
GasBuddy ranked Buc-ee’s No. 1 in its ranking of 101 gas station convenience stores this year. It beat out much larger operations such as Wawa (800 locations) and Sheetz (580), familiar to drivers in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.

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Not a member so cant read that story.
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Post by LawBeefaroni » Thu Aug 22, 2019 4:13 pm

Daehawk wrote:
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Not a member so cant read that story.
Original source
[*]Casey’s General Store (1000+ locations) and Buc-ee’s (30-49 locations) captured top ratings in their respective segments in all six categories, including cleanliness, coffee, customer service, outdoor lighting and overall experience.

[*]Kwik Trip (250-999 locations) and Hy-Vee (5-249 locations) rated highest in five of six categories, with Wawa and Weigel’s taking the top spot for highest rated gas station coffee in their respective segments.

[*]Outdoor lighting received the most ratings out of any category, followed by customer service and cleanliness.
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Re: Random randomness

Post by Exodor » Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:30 pm

Daehawk wrote:
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Not a member so cant read that story.
Chrome incognito window still seems to get around their monthly story limit.

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Post by Blackhawk » Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:20 pm

Huh. So does Firefox again. For a while they were actively blocking private windows.
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Re: Random randomness

Post by Z-Corn » Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:22 pm

Huh, I totally know about Buc-ee's and I didn't know they had less than 50 stores.

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Post by Isgrimnur » Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:18 pm

Fewer [/Stannis]

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Re: Random randomness

Post by Z-Corn » Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:22 pm

You seem fun.

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Post by Isgrimnur » Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:45 pm

I’m a laugh riot and a national treasure.

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Post by coopasonic » Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:13 pm

Isgrimnur wrote:
Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:45 pm
I’m a laugh riot and a national treasure.
Since we are on the topic. Wednesday night/Thursday morning my mom (69yo) had a mild heart attack and my father's brother (68yo) died (I don't know the details). I have no intentions of traveling to see any of them and only know about either incident because my younger brother messaged me on facebook.

Yay family.
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Post by LordMortis » Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:16 pm

What does "The walrus awaits." signify?

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Re: Random randomness

Post by dbt1949 » Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:35 pm

Most of the chiropractors around here seem to work part time......two or three days a week.
There's a jillion of them tho.
How odd.
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Post by dbt1949 » Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:41 pm

https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/23/faa-t ... yptr=yahoo


I had thought of guns but not this.
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Post by LawBeefaroni » Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:04 pm

dbt1949 wrote:
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https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/23/faa-t ... yptr=yahoo


I had thought of guns but not this.
Weaponized drones. Making sport shotguns relevant again...
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Post by Kasey Chang » Sat Aug 24, 2019 3:57 pm

Some Aussies, to razz pro-Hongkong protestors in Australia, dressed up their Aussie car with Chinese Public Security livery.

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Government officials are unsure whether putting foreign police livery on vehicles is illegal or not. *sigh* They are not even sure if this is a coordinated intimidation attempt or just some trolls.
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Post by Daehawk » Sat Aug 24, 2019 4:03 pm

Is there something wrong with Australia?
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Daehawk wrote:
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Is there something wrong with Australia?
It has people.
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Post by Zarathud » Sat Aug 24, 2019 6:51 pm

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Post by Daehawk » Sat Aug 24, 2019 6:59 pm

There aren't many cars uglier than the new Supra.
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Post by Daehawk » Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:45 pm

Uh oh. I find myself in need or CDR discs. I haven't bought them in at least 5 years most likely longer. Im guessing Walmart is the cheapest . I used to buy them at Newegg by mail or Walmart in store. Amazon might have some. Ugh decisions again. I used to buy them in 50 count spindles. Not even sure id use that much now days ever lol.
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Post by dbt1949 » Sat Aug 24, 2019 11:37 pm

I recorded a lot on CDs and DVDs up until they came out with the USB flashdrives in tens and hundreds of Gigs that are dirt cheap.
My latest computer didn't even come with an optical drive.
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Post by Daehawk » Sat Aug 24, 2019 11:48 pm

The world is full of stupid but schools still seem to lead at being the dumbest places.

Tank tops violate school dress code but only for girl's shoulders because boys stare at them.
"When the dean approached me, she told me I was going to be dress coded, because of my shoulders being exposed. I had never had an issue with this before, so I respectfully asked why this was being enforced on the first day of school without any warning," Lynch told TODAY Style. "She told me it was due to boys looking at me, and boys looking at other girls."

Confused, Lynch asked the dean to clarify her statement.

"I proceeded to ask her why that was my issue, why it was my priority to make sure boys weren't looking at me. I never got a clear answer, it was just implied that boys have provocative mindsets, and it's a distraction to them. I have no issues with dress code policies, however, when it's not being enforced on both sides equally it's just one thing: discrimination."
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Post by Kasey Chang » Sat Aug 24, 2019 11:53 pm

Daehawk wrote:
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Uh oh. I find myself in need or CDR discs. I haven't bought them in at least 5 years most likely longer. Im guessing Walmart is the cheapest . I used to buy them at Newegg by mail or Walmart in store. Amazon might have some. Ugh decisions again. I used to buy them in 50 count spindles. Not even sure id use that much now days ever lol.
Believe it or not, Staples and Office Depot / Office Max may still have them on the shelves. If not, they can always ship it to you.
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Post by Daehawk » Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:06 am

So how long do you think it will be before movies will be VR in theaters? Go in and sit with your headset and surround sound and be 360 movie. Say in a Star Wars cantina your view follows the characters in and you can look totally around you and see the entire place and aliens and no cameras. Maybe you dont control your POV and its controlled by the director. Beside the character or from the bar or something. Or maybe you do have some limited of control of where you are.

Id be happy to just be able to look around.
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Post by dbt1949 » Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:37 am

I remember in Disneyland sitting in a 360 degree theater while they had a travelogue of quaint New England villages along route 1. Those were so kool.
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Post by Daehawk » Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:49 am

dbt1949 wrote:
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I remember in Disneyland sitting in a 360 degree theater while they had a travelogue of quaint New England villages along route 1. Those were so kool.
Ive never heard of that before. Heres some info.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Circle-Vision_360%C2%B0

https://www.yesterland.com/circarama.html

https://disney.fandom.com/wiki/Circle-Vision_360%C2%B0
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Post by Blackhawk » Sun Aug 25, 2019 1:20 am

dbt1949 wrote:
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I remember in Disneyland sitting in a 360 degree theater while they had a travelogue of quaint New England villages along route 1. Those were so kool.
I remember that exhibit! I try to avoid thinking about old Disneyland. I get too nostalgic for favorite old rides that haven't existed in years. Journey Through Inner Space. Submarine Voyage.
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Post by gbasden » Sun Aug 25, 2019 1:33 am

Blackhawk wrote:
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dbt1949 wrote:
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:37 am
I remember in Disneyland sitting in a 360 degree theater while they had a travelogue of quaint New England villages along route 1. Those were so kool.
I remember that exhibit! I try to avoid thinking about old Disneyland. I get too nostalgic for favorite old rides that haven't existed in years. Journey Through Inner Space. Submarine Voyage.
Both of those were awesome!

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Post by dbt1949 » Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:27 am

I remember the last time I went to Disneyland they had just opened that Journey Through Inner Space ride. I went thru it with a nun.
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Post by Skinypupy » Sun Aug 25, 2019 1:39 pm

Wonder why Twitter's "objectionable material" algorithm flagged an image of the Huntsman Center on Utah's campus?

Oh. Oh, I see.

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Re: Random randomness

Post by Rumpy » Sun Aug 25, 2019 4:05 pm

Daehawk wrote:
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The world is full of stupid but schools still seem to lead at being the dumbest places.
Huh, I'd have thought the issue would be with ripped jeans.
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