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Jan 6th 2015, 4:07 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,591
Posted By paddingtongreen

Re: Baby #2 is here

Very well done! My congratulations to all.
Forum: The Lounge
Dec 7th 2014, 1:13 am
Replies: 23,251
Views: 1,391,111
Posted By paddingtongreen

Re: What made you smile today? Part III

Good for you.

That is the anniversary of the day I was shipped out to Germany when I was doing my National Service. Oh hell, I just counted up, that was 58 years ago. That bit doesn't make me...
Nov 13th 2014, 2:18 am
Replies: 66
Views: 4,135
Posted By paddingtongreen

Re: A brief whine regarding Veteran's Day

My time in the REs qualified as previous service for the draft.
Nov 13th 2014, 2:03 am
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By paddingtongreen

Re: Harry & David Pears at TJ's

Take your pick! (http://www.harryanddavid.com/h/fruit-gift/pears?cm_sp=fonav-_-fruitgift-_-pears)
Nov 7th 2014, 9:54 pm
Replies: 192
Views: 9,071
Posted By paddingtongreen

Re: November Elections

I live in a retirement community, there are enough of us that we have a polling place in the community, we do have to open the gates to some locals who live nearby. Anyway, we had a better than 75%...
Forum: The Lounge
Aug 30th 2014, 10:46 pm
Replies: 787
Views: 16,583
Posted By paddingtongreen

Re: Finish the song lyrics thread

since my man and I ain't together

(not sure I understand this)
Aug 7th 2014, 10:01 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 5,238
Posted By paddingtongreen

Re: Old batteries and electrical matters

This Guy (https://rustybikebell.wordpress.com/tag/a-battery-light-for-classic-bikes/) Has some similar lamps and an adapter, he doesn't say where to get one, I couldn't find any but some work with...
Forum: The Lounge
Aug 6th 2014, 1:22 am
Replies: 14
Views: 934
Posted By paddingtongreen

Re: Love and sadness here

It's a £ to a pinch that the photographer approached the parents. It says they do many of these.
Forum: The Lounge
Jul 28th 2014, 8:25 pm
Replies: 23,251
Views: 1,391,111
Posted By paddingtongreen

Re: What made you smile today? Part III

For the English majors:

https://scontent-b-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/t1.0-9/10501793_830924780259847_618032099448411945_n.png
Jul 25th 2014, 8:01 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 877
Posted By paddingtongreen

Re: Oh the irony!

Just remember, you are more American than he or she is, they simply appeared here, you had to work for it!
Forum: The Lounge
Jul 11th 2014, 11:27 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By paddingtongreen

Re: SHOULD I HAVE CATARACT LENSES DONE IN UK?

When they did mine, they set one eye short sighted and the other long sighted, I didn't need glasses for quite a while.
Forum: USA
Jul 11th 2014, 11:22 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 5,470
Posted By paddingtongreen

Re: Moving my family to Philadelphia

Delaware county, west of Philly, is fairly good if you stay west of Darby, Upper Darby and Folsom, although some residents would disagree with that slur. I raised my family in Springfield Delaware...
Forum: The Lounge
Jul 10th 2014, 11:02 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By paddingtongreen

Re: SHOULD I HAVE CATARACT LENSES DONE IN UK?

Not true, Medicare pays for standard implants, OP wants ultra fancy ones.

They sound dangerous to me, the eye will continue to age, but the implant won't change to match. I wonder how often they...
Jun 18th 2014, 11:57 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 1,911
Posted By paddingtongreen

Re: Redskins team trademarks cancelled by US Patent and Trademark Office

I still don't understand the resistance to change.

They would make a bundle selling the old gear to people who wanted to collect it, followed by another selling the new rig to the fans.
Jun 6th 2014, 9:07 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By paddingtongreen

Re: 70th Anniversary of D Day Landings (6th June)

This thread had me thinking, I don't specifically remember D-Day. I was nine and a bit and my dad had been wounded at the Anzio Beachhead and was in the military ward of St Mary's Hospital,...
Jun 4th 2014, 9:13 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,074
Posted By paddingtongreen

Re: Secret Service wants to Edetect sarcasm

Now let me see, was that ironic, satirical, sarcastic, or something else?
Forum: The Lounge
Jun 4th 2014, 2:44 pm
Replies: 341
Views: 25,685
Posted By paddingtongreen

Re: A Special BE Love Fest for our friend Cindy..

Pleased for the good news, sad for the bad news. It might be an idea to check in with AARP. I don't like them generally, but they have some good information on many things.
Jun 4th 2014, 2:13 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,074
Posted By paddingtongreen

Secret Service wants to Edetect sarcasm

Secret Service wants to Edetect sarcasm in social media.

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May 29th 2014, 1:13 am
Replies: 16
Views: 938
Posted By paddingtongreen

Re: Fascinating article on compound numbers.

Odds and ends.

Was fooled by title, this is compounded interest, not compound numbers. I fooled my self at first thinking of complex numbers and the Mandelbrot Set.

I remember explaining to my...
May 22nd 2014, 9:14 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,599
Posted By paddingtongreen

Re: Robbery Suspect Tracked by GPS and Killed

Then the question arises as to whether they were upper crust lads up to an innocent prank or whether they were of the lower class' and damaged and stole public property.
Forum: The Lounge
May 21st 2014, 10:42 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 3,409
Posted By paddingtongreen

Re: Your "claim to fame"

Just remembered, I won the quarter mile in the Fulham district sports at the White City. It was my first quarter mile race, I only ran the sprints before that.

My wife to be, although we didn't...
Forum: The Lounge
May 21st 2014, 2:09 am
Replies: 63
Views: 3,409
Posted By paddingtongreen

Re: Your "claim to fame"

That's not your claim, it's your maternal grandmother's.
May 21st 2014, 2:02 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,568
Posted By paddingtongreen

Re: Buying a Vehicle

A bit out of date now, but Enterprise was the only name brand that rented cars at the rates allowed by the insurance companies when I needed one.
Forum: The Lounge
May 19th 2014, 2:09 am
Replies: 23,251
Views: 1,391,111
Posted By paddingtongreen

Forum: The Lounge
May 6th 2014, 11:00 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 588
Posted By paddingtongreen

"You dirty old man, you"

I remember when the pilot for "Steptoe And Son" came on TV, it was called, "The Offer". It was great because it was the first to be about poor unlearned people rather than using them as props for the...
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