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by poxic
Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:34 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Science fleeting thoughts
Replies: 191
Views: 30976

Re: Science fleeting thoughts

"Frostbite sets in at 0.004 seconds. Please dress adequately."
by poxic
Tue Jan 01, 2019 7:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90097
Views: 8504793

Re: Thoughts for ships

Because you know one of us knuckleheads is going to answer it for you.
by poxic
Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Why, around the whole internet, are moderators such dicks?
Replies: 170
Views: 28778

Re: Why, around the whole internet, are moderators such dicks?

Fine, go ahead and be reasonable. We'll just complain about that instead.
by poxic
Sun Dec 23, 2018 1:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Why, around the whole internet, are moderators such dicks?
Replies: 170
Views: 28778

Re: Why, around the whole internet, are moderators such dicks?

Ah, a challenge!

Hey ST...
by poxic
Wed Dec 19, 2018 7:50 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Controversial opinions about food
Replies: 1101
Views: 208995

Re: Controversial opinions about food

I buy cheap bags of peanuts in the shell for the local crows. They love them some peanuts.

Of course, they love anything high in calories, but still.
by poxic
Tue Dec 18, 2018 8:32 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 90232
Views: 6655402

Re: Count to a Million

87,675

I failed to type that correctly, twice in a row, the same way both times. I can typeing!
by poxic
Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:47 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Controversial opinions about food
Replies: 1101
Views: 208995

Re: Controversial opinions about food

Good luck with it. In my experience actually eating fresh mint involves more chlorophyll taste than I'd prefer.
by poxic
Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:31 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Controversial opinions about food
Replies: 1101
Views: 208995

Re: Controversial opinions about food

Mint and chocolate is a dicey combination. Can be good, can be shite. The best mint choc I ever had was a high dollar choccie that was infused with the taste of a fresh mint leaf. I have no idea how they accomplished it but by George it was like eating a real green leaf alongside the chocolate. Coul...
by poxic
Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:02 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 90232
Views: 6655402

Re: Count to a Million

86,858

Whoops, got out of sync. We're back. (I'm rusty at this, APPARENTLY.)
by poxic
Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:48 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 90232
Views: 6655402

Re: Count to a Million

86,866

Howtf should I know? It's beyond mortal ken, I think. Some rules of grammar just weren't meant to be [insert descriptor or action here].
by poxic
Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:16 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 90232
Views: 6655402

Re: Count to a Million

86,854

Waste of time, really.
by poxic
Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:16 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 90232
Views: 6655402

Re: Count to a Million

86,852

Nah, they won't be interested.
by poxic
Mon Nov 19, 2018 7:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28561
Views: 3282049

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

Or just ask them to bring a cooked turkey and invite them for dinner.
by poxic
Sun Nov 18, 2018 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name of
Replies: 759
Views: 269608

Re: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name of

Malice? https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0107497/?ref_=ttqt_qt_tt Hoo boy, that's some twisty plot: Andy and Tracy Safian are a newlywed couple living in a Victorian house that they are restoring in Western Massachusetts. He is an Associate Dean at a local college, while his wife teaches art to children...
by poxic
Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:36 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving Everyone
Replies: 15
Views: 1934

Re: Happy Thanksgiving Everyone

Stuffed pumpkins sound magnificent. We had our Tgiving last month, and then I had to go and miss it because I was suck. Sick. Gonna leave that typo because it totally was.
by poxic
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28561
Views: 3282049

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

They'll catch an old fart who doesn't know any better, probably.
by poxic
Thu Sep 20, 2018 6:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28561
Views: 3282049

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

This strikes me as having been made as a joke, notwithstanding that those who would find it funniest would also kinda agree with it.
by poxic
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28561
Views: 3282049

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

Toilets with a little shelf in them. Do they still have those? They were ... there, when I was in southern Germany in ~1990.
by poxic
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:25 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Music Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 18
Views: 13323

Re: Music Fleeting Thoughts

Fun fact: the Beatles and the Stones used to alternate release times for new songs so they wouldn't be competing with each other for airtime, back when they were the new hotness.
by poxic
Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:46 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Controversial opinions about food
Replies: 1101
Views: 208995

Re: Controversial opinions about food

I remember asking my dad why Worcestershire was called what it was. He came up with some endless dad story that ended with a black slave owner asking his white slave "what's this here sauce?"

... That story did not have a point. Have a nice day.
by poxic
Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Something on Youtube
Replies: 2108
Views: 678824

Re: Something on Youtube

From later in the talk: "People are worried about data. They're worried about their privacy and their security. They should be. We need secure systems. But we can't have a system that closes that data off because it is too rich of a source of inspiration, innovation and discovery for new things...
by poxic
Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Something on Youtube
Replies: 2108
Views: 678824

Re: Something on Youtube

The only reason it makes sense is money. Nothing else about it is a good idea, really. It's bitumen, very toxic stuff. Pipelines break. It's running through a goddamn earthquake zone, toward coastal waters where it will fill tankers that are always run as cheaply as inhumanly possible. There will be...
by poxic
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:44 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Photography thread.
Replies: 373
Views: 230016

Re: Photography thread.

Sableagle wrote:A seemingly innocuous city scene ...

uhh... the cat?
by poxic
Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90097
Views: 8504793

Re: Thoughts for ships

It may solve it for you.

Or make the solution impossible. Either or.
by poxic
Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8232
Views: 1367927

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

+1
:thumbs-up:
smile-emoji

All those things!
by poxic
Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:09 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 221
Views: 39696

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

It isn't temperature dependent, I think. It might be the slow leaking of the oils from the spice pieces out of the seed bits into the rest of the food over the few days in the fridge. It is a well-observed phenomenon, though. You finish cooking the dish and it's perfect! You eat some and put the res...
by poxic
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Travel advice/questions
Replies: 36
Views: 6001

Re: Travel advice/questions

slaps Soupspoon around a bit with a large trout
by poxic
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:20 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Where Aren't They Now (Obituaries)
Replies: 312
Views: 83745

Re: Where Aren't They Now (Obituaries)

World's now-oldest person does fistpump, takes nap after all that work.
by poxic
Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:58 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 221
Views: 39696

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

When I was a kid, dark meat "tasted funny". I was a sensitive little squirt.
by poxic
Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28561
Views: 3282049

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

Invoice is also used here for utility bills, speeding tickets, and similar. Or just plain "bill".
by poxic
Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28561
Views: 3282049

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

Ah, so your csekk is what we'd call an invoice or bill. I'd noticed in Germany that post offices were kind of like banks there. The most you can do in a post office here is mail stuff, pretty much.
by poxic
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28561
Views: 3282049

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

There was a fictitious case of a cheque written on the side of a cow ("Board if Inland Revenue v Haddock" by A.P. Herbert), but no verifiable events of livestock being repurposed this way. At least, not according to the googles, and they know everything. (Including the fact that you're che...
by poxic
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28561
Views: 3282049

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

It's really just a fancy piece of paper that says "pay this person $amount from my bank account". Technically any old thing with the right data on it can be a cheque - I recall someone winning an amount that was encoded onto a coconut - but most places insist on the formal bank-issued cheq...
by poxic
Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90097
Views: 8504793

Re: Thoughts for ships

Well done, made my skin crawl good and proper.
by poxic
Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90097
Views: 8504793

Re: Thoughts for ships

The person who needs to have live ants inserted under their eyelids is the one who decided that those interrupting messages should contain further advertising for the company I am currently on hold with. Voiced by perky ex-cheerleaders who excel at that tone used by kindergarten teachers with especi...
by poxic
Wed Jul 04, 2018 4:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8232
Views: 1367927

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

I'll help:

aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

Seriously though, best of everything to you!
by poxic
Mon Jun 25, 2018 7:31 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Fleeting Thoughts: Movie and TV Shows
Replies: 145
Views: 26632

Re: Fleeting Thoughts: Movie and TV Shows

He probably thinks it's deep. Alternately, he thinks it sells tickets.
by poxic
Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:28 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2636
Views: 512165

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)

I may need Portal 2.
by poxic
Mon Jun 25, 2018 3:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90097
Views: 8504793

Re: Thoughts for ships

Books required visits to libraries and such. Being a minor trivia (or household repair) deity used to require more work.
by poxic
Sun Jun 24, 2018 10:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90097
Views: 8504793

Re: Thoughts for ships

Random thought of the day: modern conveniences. I'm sitting at the computer when I hear an unexpected noise from the bathroom over thataway. A moment's thought leads me to find a search engine, type in "why do toilets sometimes flush themselves", then learn about warped flush valve gaskets...

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