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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #720 on: July 27, 2012, 10:01:12 am »
That ain't no crown!




Seems that Quasimodo had a bit of trouble getting the eye holes just right...
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #721 on: August 11, 2012, 05:01:54 pm »
As the story goes (I have never been able to confirm this)....

The most efficient machine known for moving a given amount of weight across a given distance is.... a human riding a bicycle. Nothing else can move as much weight as far at a similar or greater speed for the same amount of fuel used (food in this case).

And in case anyone was wondering the method used for finding out just how much energy is in various foods.... samples of a given food are dried and then burned. If quantity XXX of fuel is used in the retort to completely consume the food product, and quantity YYY is given off by the retort, then YYY - XXX is the energy value of the food being tested. Which is more or less exactly what we do with food- we 'burn' it. Well, some of us burn it and some of us wisely turn it into fat so that we become 'drought and famine resistant' as Homer has said. :-)

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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #722 on: August 11, 2012, 10:42:55 pm »
Mine is not very efficient.....

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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #723 on: August 12, 2012, 06:49:10 pm »
Yeah but at least no one cuts you off while riding that thing, right. Or at least not very often....

My brother's wife got an exercise bike a while back and he went out and bought rear view mirrors, a squeeze bulb horn and tassles for the handlebars and put all that stuff on the bike when she was not around. She didn't even notice and that made it even funnier.

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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #724 on: August 13, 2012, 04:45:11 am »
Yeah but at least no one cuts you off while riding that thing, right. Or at least not very often....

My brother's wife got an exercise bike a while back and he went out and bought rear view mirrors, a squeeze bulb horn and tassles for the handlebars and put all that stuff on the bike when she was not around. She didn't even notice and that made it even funnier.

Brian

Maybe she did notice but she's teaching him a lesson?   :)
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #725 on: August 13, 2012, 05:24:13 pm »
I ran out of beer this past weekend and haven't been able to restock.  My wife wanted grilled chicken today.  No beer.  I can't grill without a beer, in a bottle, in hand.  I was panicking and had a glass of wine instead.  It's not the same.  I feel dirty.  The chicken turned out well, though.
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #726 on: August 13, 2012, 05:36:04 pm »
I ran out of beer this past weekend and haven't been able to restock.  My wife wanted grilled chicken today. No beer.  I can't grill without a beer, in a bottle, in hand.  I was panicking and had a glass of wine instead.  It's not the same.  I feel dirty.  The chicken turned out well, though.
..and a can up the chickens butt.
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #727 on: August 13, 2012, 06:09:21 pm »
I ran out of beer this past weekend and haven't been able to restock. 

 :o :'(   :grouphug:

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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #728 on: August 14, 2012, 04:39:28 am »
I ran out of beer this past weekend and haven't been able to restock.  My wife wanted grilled chicken today.  No beer.  I can't grill without a beer, in a bottle, in hand.  I was panicking and had a glass of wine instead.  It's not the same.  I feel dirty.  The chicken turned out well, though.

 :yikes:

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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #729 on: August 14, 2012, 10:17:05 am »
Heres my monthly post to say that my idiot brother-in-law the cop is still an idiot. He's most likely an officer now since he was a Sgt. 6 years ago and rising rapidly, so, if that is the case, he really and truly is an idiot.
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #730 on: October 20, 2012, 03:31:53 pm »
This thread has been dormant awhile.  I'll think I'll wake it up....

Did you know that the 'Esc' key on the PC keyboard was invented by an IBM employee (IBM'r for those in the know) in 1960?  Warms me heart, it does to know that.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esc_key


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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #731 on: October 21, 2012, 06:19:08 am »
This thread has been dormant awhile.  I'll think I'll wake it up....

Did you know that the 'Esc' key on the PC keyboard was invented by an IBM employee (IBM'r for those in the know) in 1960?  Warms me heart, it does to know that.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esc_key


Who invented the 'any key'?
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #732 on: October 21, 2012, 07:13:52 am »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Any_key

Additionally IBM invented the following technologies...

  • Magnetic stripe technology
  • Computing scales
  • Lasik eye surgery
  • UPC
  • Time clocks (darn it)
  • Automated test scoring
  • Scanning Tunneling Microscope
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #733 on: October 22, 2012, 04:53:20 am »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Any_key

Additionally IBM invented the following technologies...

  • Magnetic stripe technology
  • Computing scales
  • Lasik eye surgery
  • UPC
  • Time clocks (darn it)
  • Automated test scoring
  • Scanning Tunneling Microscope


Time clocks eh? Booo! Although I haven't had to punch one of them in almost 30 years.
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #734 on: October 22, 2012, 02:20:55 pm »
I'd like to JUST have a time clock ... I have to hand scan in on the time clock at work ... oh to just have time cards again.
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