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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 12th March 2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2,407
Views: 243,249
Posted By madurobob
City leaders played that well. They could have...

City leaders played that well. They could have claimed ownership and likely meet no resistance. But, by accepting claims that proper paperwork was never completed, they could sidestep the mess and...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th December 2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,044
Posted By madurobob
I prefer organic, gluten-free, non-GMO foreskin...

I prefer organic, gluten-free, non-GMO foreskin facials, myself.
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 27th November 2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,106
Posted By madurobob
There are piles of them down East of me. I've...

There are piles of them down East of me. I've walked across one or two on the beach, snorkeled a couple of others. Every beach house I've stayed at down on the Banks had a map similar to his on the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th November 2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,044
Posted By madurobob
I'm gonna go out on a limb here and a suggest...

I'm gonna go out on a limb here and a suggest that googling "foreskin facials" will yield some very, um, interesting rule 34 results.
Forum: Education 15th November 2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,778
Posted By madurobob
Curious. Its certainly been a powerful learning...

Curious. Its certainly been a powerful learning tool for me, and for most of the kids I've watched go through schooling since. Most of those kids are far better at critical th8inking in general...
Forum: Education 15th November 2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,778
Posted By madurobob
In high school, damn near every class I took...

In high school, damn near every class I took focused as much on critical thinking as it did on the subject mentioned in the class name. Teaching kids to reason in any situation was as important that...
Forum: USA Politics 5th November 2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,087
Posted By madurobob
Its the same in NC. Voter registration is public...

Its the same in NC. Voter registration is public data, and that includes party affiliation, if any, and in which elections ballots were cast. I suspect this is a general rule across the US.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st August 2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,407
Views: 243,249
Posted By madurobob
About those "proper channels": (from before...

About those "proper channels":

(from before Sam fell, by The Center for the Study of the American South)

https://south.unc.edu/2018/08/20/silent-sam/
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st August 2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2,407
Views: 243,249
Posted By madurobob
Yup. I heard too late to be there, but I watched...

Yup. I heard too late to be there, but I watched a live stream. There were a handful of live streams to choose from and I'm sure most were saved.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st August 2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2,407
Views: 243,249
Posted By madurobob
I agree the dedicator's speech is no reason to...

I agree the dedicator's speech is no reason to bring down Silent Sam. Carr was a complex guy. He also was a supporter of woman's suffrage and was called out by Susan B Anthony for that. He donated...
Forum: Education 19th August 2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,640
Posted By madurobob
My Japanese SIL used Rosetta Stone for French...

My Japanese SIL used Rosetta Stone for French several years ago for a trip to France we took together. She was by no means fluent, but got along very well - at least as well as me. I was an...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 13th August 2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,621
Posted By madurobob
:) Funny. Also, people are often arrested...

:) Funny.

Also, people are often arrested in order to gather evidence and/or prevent loss of evidence.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th July 2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 13,227
Posted By madurobob
Kinda makes me want to buy a Puerto Rico shirt.

Kinda makes me want to buy a Puerto Rico shirt.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 25th June 2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,173
Posted By madurobob
Funny thing is almost nothing on their list of...

Funny thing is almost nothing on their list of products is a liquid, much less something you might call water.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 23rd June 2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,511
Posted By madurobob
Oh yeah. He and his wife are in their 60s, own a...

Oh yeah. He and his wife are in their 60s, own a little road house where they dance a *lot*, and he's taken up yoga for the stretching.

Honestly, thats whats been best for me - regular stretching...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 22nd June 2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,511
Posted By madurobob
A friend of mine swears by it for his hip...

A friend of mine swears by it for his hip problems - says the way he feels he can put off surgery indefinitely, and he's going on five years on turmeric now.

Based on his glowing reports I tried...
Forum: USA Politics 14th June 2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,439
Posted By madurobob
Party registration is not required. But... ...

Party registration is not required. But...

Parties run their own primaries, and in most cases if you are registered with one party you cannot participate in the other party's primary. In some...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th May 2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,945
Posted By madurobob
Except whilst showing one's pretension. (eta:...

Except whilst showing one's pretension.
(eta: preferably with a terrible attempt at a British accent)
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th May 2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,945
Posted By madurobob
Aren't they owned by Burger King now, or is the...

Aren't they owned by Burger King now, or is the other way round?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th May 2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,775
Posted By madurobob
Damn right. I was actually on my way up that time...

Damn right. I was actually on my way up that time to visit my son. He had texted earlier that he had gone to hockey game, enjoyed it, and was very much enjoying the curling that happened at a local...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th May 2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,775
Posted By madurobob
Not so fast there - it says "enhanced drivers...

Not so fast there - it says "enhanced drivers license". Thats a special license and not one every Canadian driver has (my canadian son doesn't have). Do we know this Canadian speeder in Georgia had...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th May 2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,775
Posted By madurobob
As a slight aside, I drive to Canada annually. ...

As a slight aside, I drive to Canada annually. Three years ago I forgot my passport. The Canadian border agents gave me holy hell, searched my vehicle with a fine toothed comb, detained me for a...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd May 2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,736
Posted By madurobob
Here in central NC Boy Scouts were tossed out of...

Here in central NC Boy Scouts were tossed out of schools about 15 years ago. But, I think there had been a general move away from schools before then, too. The way the BSA works is it charters an...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th April 2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 74,830
Posted By madurobob
Just passing through here... but thought I might...

Just passing through here... but thought I might respond to this. I'm not a LEO of any flavor, but I have neighbors who are.. Over beers in the backyard over the past few years both have lamented...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 2nd April 2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,093
Posted By madurobob
Me, I get a little less than half=error message.

Me, I get a little less than half=error message.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 2nd April 2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,093
Posted By madurobob
One of my channels is fine, the other gets the...

One of my channels is fine, the other gets the error. Huh.



ETA, the one that gets the error, I can still get into the creator studio, still see all my videos and play them. Just can't see the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 28th March 2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,454
Posted By madurobob
Self-help guru was self-helping. Surprise!

Self-help guru was self-helping.

Surprise!
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 24th March 2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,970
Posted By madurobob
Disease...

Disease (https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1&site=async/dictw&q=Dictionary#dobs=disease).


So,um...yes.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 5th March 2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,356
Posted By madurobob
In addition to much of whats been said here...

In addition to much of whats been said here already, wouldn't it also make sense that a person already willing to accept supernatural beliefs would tend to align themselves with the gods of their...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th February 2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,873
Posted By madurobob
Heh. I can't remember McDonald's food ever being...

Heh. I can't remember McDonald's food ever being memorable. But, I remember the unisex bathroom!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th February 2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,873
Posted By madurobob
Imagination? You don't need that when there is...

Imagination? You don't need that when there is google image search!

But, really, I was trying to be accommodating of any folks who might identify as "male" but lack the standard equipment our...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th February 2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,873
Posted By madurobob
I was in Paris in '80 and the big new thing was...

I was in Paris in '80 and the big new thing was McDonald's on the Champs Elysees. Of course we had to go. It had a unisex bathroom exactly as you describe. It was a wonderment to we teenage...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th February 2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,873
Posted By madurobob
The most recent interstate rest area I visited...

The most recent interstate rest area I visited was laid out like that. You walked into a small room that was wash basins and hand dryers. Then there were urinals behind a partition and stalls with...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th February 2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,632
Posted By madurobob
Dang, you should be on his campaign staff.

Dang, you should be on his campaign staff.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th February 2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,632
Posted By madurobob
I'd like to think that, too. But, then I look at...

I'd like to think that, too. But, then I look at Maricopa county, AZ.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th February 2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,873
Posted By madurobob
Bit of a dry spell, eh? ;)

Bit of a dry spell, eh?

;)
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th February 2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,873
Posted By madurobob
No need, I live in the country where there are...

No need, I live in the country where there are many trees and few neighbors

But, I have at least two friends who do.

Thats rather not the point, tho, is it? None of this bathroom silliness has...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th February 2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,873
Posted By madurobob
I'm still left a bit confused. I thought one...

I'm still left a bit confused.

I thought one of the applauded responses to all this bathroom silliness was establishments having gender neutral bathrooms. But:


I'm fully in support of gender...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th February 2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,632
Posted By madurobob
I wonder if this means his re-election margin of...

I wonder if this means his re-election margin of victory will increase...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 4th February 2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,733
Posted By madurobob
Also, you can run a few tests on your laptop to...

Also, you can run a few tests on your laptop to see if HW is functioning properly. If tweaking the router doesn't help, reinstalling the driver for the radio on your laptop might....
Forum: Computers and the Internet 4th February 2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,733
Posted By madurobob
Lots of things can interfere with wifi. New...

Lots of things can interfere with wifi. New device in the house, neighbor's new wifi, aliens...

Do you have adjustment options on the router - 2.4ghz vs 5ghz channels, 20/40/80mhz bands?
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 2nd February 2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,041
Posted By madurobob
:) those plot lines could fit with dozens of...

:) those plot lines could fit with dozens of Hollywood movies - you sure it was a documentary?

Almost smells like "Killing Season"
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 1st February 2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,706
Posted By madurobob
Maybe they finally had enough of Peter Theil?

Maybe they finally had enough of Peter Theil?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 31st January 2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,067
Posted By madurobob
:) Still not impressed... But, yeah, my dog's...

:) Still not impressed... But, yeah, my dog's favorite perfume used to be decaying deer carcasses found in the woods nearby. Fun times.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 31st January 2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,144
Posted By madurobob
Not entirely sure this is what you mean, but in...

Not entirely sure this is what you mean, but in my corporate Box account has cloud-based MS Office is built in. So, editing word docs, ppt & spreadsheets can be done entirely in the cloud with no...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 31st January 2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,067
Posted By madurobob
Back in the 80s my girlfriend's mother's lapdog...

Back in the 80s my girlfriend's mother's lapdog could pretty clearly say "waffle"and "I love you" when properly prompted.

But, it would still occasionally eat its own ****. So, I wasn't terribly...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 29th January 2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,362
Posted By madurobob
A colleague of mine is a bit of an evangelist in...

A colleague of mine is a bit of an evangelist in this area and spends most of his free time in High Schools encouraging kids to go into technical skills training, and lobbying local governments about...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 25th January 2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,282
Posted By madurobob
Don't you see? The entire museum concept is a...

Don't you see? The entire museum concept is a trap to lure bigfoots. Then *bam* the R&T vehicle is on the scene researching and tech-ing the heck out of those foots!

Everyone knows foots are...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 24th January 2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,144
Posted By madurobob
I've heard nothing about Drive going away. ...

I've heard nothing about Drive going away.

Sync is something different - synchronizing contacts and email and files across multiple devices.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 24th January 2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,144
Posted By madurobob
My big blue employer, that sells enterprise-level...

My big blue employer, that sells enterprise-level cloud solutions to its customers, uses Box heavily internally. It is wonderfully simple and powerful. Its very similar to dropbox. I would highly...
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