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Forum: The Lounge
Aug 18th 2021, 3:51 am
Replies: 28,455
Views: 1,769,610
Posted By sid nv

Re: What made you smile today? Part III

Ah, Vesta Beef Curry. My mum used to add green peas to make it "better". Does Vesta Curry still contain sultanas?
Forum: USA
Aug 12th 2021, 5:31 am
Replies: 211
Views: 13,168
Posted By sid nv

Re: US health insurance

The marketing blurb from the Medicare Advantage Plan offered a $50 gift card for completing a colonoscopy. Instead of this, we received a bill for $275. Well, when I say "we", I mean wife as I am too...
Forum: USA
Aug 11th 2021, 4:57 am
Replies: 211
Views: 13,168
Posted By sid nv

Re: US health insurance

Same issue here. Our Medicare Advantage Plan not only offers free colonoscopies, they have monetary promotions to go get colonoscopied. So the wife was volunteered for a colonoscopy (I did not...
Aug 1st 2021, 4:19 am
Replies: 37,746
Views: 1,811,081
Posted By sid nv

Re: President Trump.

The proposal to rename a local road to "Pres. Trump Way" has sadly been voted down by the narrowest of margins. But the worthy Board members have a new proposal, which is to name the Justice Complex...
Jul 29th 2021, 4:12 am
Replies: 5,978
Views: 254,308
Posted By sid nv

Re: Coronavirus

It's Mask Back On Again Day here this Friday. That bulk purchase of disposable masks will not be wasted.
Jul 15th 2021, 5:37 am
Replies: 37,746
Views: 1,811,081
Posted By sid nv

Re: President Trump.

Some people here are kicking up a fuss over the street name change to "Pres. Trump Way", and are attempting to force a re-vote.
Among the many negative responses to this proposal, I note this...
Forum: The Lounge
Jul 11th 2021, 4:43 am
Replies: 2,206
Views: 212,977
Posted By sid nv

Re: The Kitty Cat Thread

Putting up netting stopped other cats getting in, so yes. Pumpkin was not originally too bothered about jumping the fence, but this all kicked off when other cats started jumping into the back yard....
Forum: USA
Jul 6th 2021, 5:14 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,701
Posted By sid nv

Re: What do you know?!

If you want to feel accepted and avoid those unsaid underlying tones, get down to your local biker bar. A few beers and shooting some pool will result in politeness being discarded and some...
Jul 2nd 2021, 4:46 am
Replies: 37,746
Views: 1,811,081
Posted By sid nv

Re: President Trump.

Local Board of County Commissioners voted today to start the process of renaming a road which currently has a rather boring apolitical moniker.

This decision seems eminently sensible. After all,...
Forum: The Lounge
Jun 26th 2021, 4:30 am
Replies: 2,206
Views: 212,977
Posted By sid nv

Re: The Kitty Cat Thread

Pumpkin shows his contempt for the netting I have erected atop the fence to stop him from getting out the yard, by sitting on the wrong side of the fence.

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Jun 25th 2021, 4:03 am
Replies: 1,746
Views: 117,749
Posted By sid nv

Re: Planespotting II

Didn't Tupolev Tu-144 also have afterburners?
Forum: USA
Jun 12th 2021, 1:13 am
Forum: USA
Jun 11th 2021, 4:25 am
Forum: USA
Jun 11th 2021, 3:37 am
Replies: 49
Views: 2,274
Posted By sid nv

Re: How can I make a good cheese and onion sandwich.

A helpful article using scientific evidence to quantify the optimal amount of cheese to put in the sandwich for several types of cheese. Unfortunately no experimental data was gathered for the...
Forum: USA
Jun 9th 2021, 4:21 am
Replies: 49
Views: 2,274
Posted By sid nv

Re: How can I make a good cheese and onion sandwich.

I don't think you are asking quite the right question. It should be "How can I make a good ploughman's lunch with ale?"
Jun 3rd 2021, 5:08 am
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By sid nv

Re: For Amazon device users

If I understand this article correctly, the Alexa I recently purchased to locate the cat (Alexa hasn't a clue) will now resort to strutting the sidewalk and getting promiscuous with the neighbours. ...
Forum: The Lounge
May 31st 2021, 3:55 am
Replies: 2,206
Views: 212,977
Posted By sid nv

Re: The Kitty Cat Thread

Pumpkin relaxes at last after a miserable day of being screeched at and dive-bombed by blue jays.

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May 30th 2021, 5:04 am
Replies: 64
Views: 2,871
Posted By sid nv

Re: Prescription eyeglasses

Monovision is a term I was previously unfamiliar with. It this a naturally occurring condition, or are correctional lenses involved?

A twist on the prescription numbers: I ordered a cheapo set of...
May 29th 2021, 4:56 am
Replies: 64
Views: 2,871
Posted By sid nv

Re: Prescription eyeglasses

I tried progressives years ago, but was not impressed. Maybe things have changed since then.
My UK high street Boots wrote prescriptions for distance and reading, and on one visit I asked for an...
Forum: The Lounge
May 22nd 2021, 4:05 am
Replies: 1,235
Views: 35,749
Posted By sid nv

Re: 2021 Random Comment Thread

Wot, no Free Beer or Free Ammo? How disappointing. Arizona has much better Tractor offers.
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 19th 2021, 5:08 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,466
Posted By sid nv

Re: Investing - Crypto / Funds / Other

I have started a new cryptocurrency:- sidcoin. Readers here would be well advised to invest early in this new opportunity before the price of sidcoin soars. It is a guaranteed investment, and has a...
May 15th 2021, 6:57 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 2,871
Posted By sid nv

Re: Prescription eyeglasses

I have been buying eyeglasses online for the last 10 years from the $39 glasses people in the New York area. Their glasses start at $39, I usually add $20 for thinner lenses, and they have...
May 15th 2021, 4:17 am
Replies: 8,759
Views: 298,763
Posted By sid nv

Re: CORONAVIRUS PART II

It's Mask Off Day here today. Feels a bit odd not masking up. And now I suppose I will have to start shaving again.
May 14th 2021, 4:32 am
Replies: 16
Views: 862
Posted By sid nv

Re: Gas Shortages

My impression is that industrial control systems are not connected to the internet, so taking over the pipeline controls directly is unlikely. I guess the attack would have been on IT systems that...
Forum: The Lounge
Apr 29th 2021, 4:53 am
Replies: 1,123
Views: 69,751
Posted By sid nv

Re: Trivia Chit Chat

Personally, can't stand these show-offs with their precious pony cars.
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