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Old May 24th 2019, 5:33 am
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321
I didn't even notice those sounds, guess my brain tuned them out.
I didn't notice them either... there was much crunching of noodles and potato chips though. Once factoring in the exchange those aren't cheap chips!
https://wholeshabang.com/whole-shabang-chips/

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Old May 24th 2019, 5:35 am
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Originally Posted by caretaker
I didn't notice them either... there was much crunching of noodles and potato chips though.
That would be enough to put me off. Can't abide the sound of other people eating.
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Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing
That would be enough to put me off. Can't abide the sound of other people eating.
The crunching was part of the preparation, smashing pouches of ramen into the floor, crunching the chips up before adding them to the soup.
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Originally Posted by caretaker
The crunching was part of the preparation, smashing pouches of ramen into the floor, crunching the chips up before adding them to the soup.
Oh, I misunderstood, then yeah that doesn't bother me.
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321
I don't really think its a wtf really, but eh not worth its own thread either.

https://youtu.be/0AN1VkClpc8
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I'm sure Noah didn't have this problem...

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Originally Posted by Jsmth321
I don't really think its a wtf really, but eh not worth its own thread either.

https://youtu.be/0AN1VkClpc8
That was, quite frankly, one of the most revolting things ever. Between the mouth noises and the 'cooking of the ingredients ' I must have gagged several times. Thanks for sharing.
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Old May 25th 2019, 3:41 am
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Originally Posted by zzrmark
I'm sure Noah didn't have this problem...

https://amp.courier-journal.com/amp/1220627001
Definitely something to file under "Stuff you couldn't make up!"
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Definitely something to file under "Stuff you couldn't make up!"
A good definition of a frivolous lawsuit! Their hours weren't effected, the customers could still get there, the ark itself wasn't damaged, and unless they had landslide insurance I don't see how the road was covered. Call it an Act of God and charge the rollers for the court costs and legal fees. If the judge goes to the same church as the would-be Noah, on the other hand, there could be a problem.
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A good definition of a frivolous lawsuit! Their hours weren't effected, the customers could still get there, the ark itself wasn't damaged, and unless they had landslide insurance I don't see how the road was covered. Call it an Act of God and charge the rollers for the court costs and legal fees. If the judge goes to the same church as the would-be Noah, on the other hand, there could be a problem.
I think it might be a hail mary because of financial problems brought about by the project not attracting the forecasted numbers.
https://www.kentucky.com/news/state/...215998125.html

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Old May 25th 2019, 4:55 am
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A good definition of a frivolous lawsuit! Their hours weren't effected, the customers could still get there, the ark itself wasn't damaged, and unless they had landslide insurance I don't see how the road was covered. ....
I suspect that it is an issue related to the arcane area of property insurance and law in the US called "flood insurance", which is a pervasive topic that impacts many areas of property and home ownership, and related insurance coverage. It is mandatory if you are in a "federally defined flood zone" and there is a bank loan or federally defined mortgage secured on the property, but also covers homes for rain penetration through the roof, and "flood damage" if your washing machine leaks.

I myself got into a discussion on the phone with my bank over whether I needed flood insurance for the bank to be compliant with federal lending regulations because a "federally defined flood zone" cuts across the rear of my property, and the edge line actually cuts through an outbuilding. Having looked at local county maps which on the phone with the bank loan administration department, I assured them that the building in question was currently in the process of being demolished. All that said, the flood line at that point is around 15'-20' above the road at the bottom of the hill, which in the last sixteen years hasn't had any history of standing water, much less anything that amounts to a "flood", even after rainfall of 10"-12" after a tropical storm (post hurricane) has blown through the area, in the last 16 years that I know of, so heaven only knows what sort of storm/rainfall would be required for my property to be affected by flooding.

IME. Flood insurance is always an add-on at extra cost, so determining if you are covered is usually a cut-and-dried matter (pun intended).

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Dayton's Mayor Is Proud of How Her City Responded to a KKK Rally. Now About That $650,000 Bill...


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9 people turned up.
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Dayton's Mayor Is Proud of How Her City Responded to a KKK Rally. Now About That $650,000 Bill...


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9 people turned up.
I don't suppose it was known that only 9 of the wankers would turn up.
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True, could have made double digits. Only needed one more.
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True, could have made double digits. Only needed one more.
Maybe if the cretins and the protesters weren't permitted to carry guns less police would have been needed? Better over-prepared than under. Anyway, no one was murdered or injured so that's a plus
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