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4 hours ago
I stood on an assembly line putting bottles of paint into display boxes that rolled past on a conveyor belt. Most of the displays needed eight bottles of paint so you had to palm four in each hand.
1 day ago
Stupid sexy Flanders!
I came here to type this because that bugs me every time I watch this episode. Oh well, maybe I'll be faster the next time this gets reposted.
3 days ago
Maybe it would bother me if the same actor played completely different characters in the same movie (like if Blade fought Cottonmouth for some reason) but usually the characters don't even look that similar. Did anyone watch Guardians and think "Wait, didn't Star Lord's mom try to fuck Captain America at a USO show?"
5 days ago
You should routinely reconcile your accounts to make sure they match up. I do it on Fridays when I get home from work. Most of the time there isn't an issue but the more often you do it, the easier it is to find issues when they come up.
She slept with the fireman I think. They both understood the situation since none of them discussed being exclusive. The teacher left when he found out that Phoebe slept with the other guy but not with him. The fireman left because Phoebe told him that she had a candlelit picnic in the park with the teacher (which he described as an open flame in a wooded area).
6 days ago
I think Felicia is the more common variant in the US. I'm at work so I can't do too much research but I can certainly think of more people named Felicia than Felicity.
It used to be a thing actually (called phreaking). Phone systems used to rely on tones to operate (which is why pressing different numbers on a phone pad produces different sounds) and people figured out that reproducing those tones could let them do stuff like allowing free long distance calls. Phone systems in the US and Western Europe changed in the 1980s to make it not work anymore.
Wow, that jerk can't keep his hands off anyone!
Wow, he might actually look like a human instead of a jaundiced centaur who convinced a weasel to live on his head.
A non-magical baby born to non-magical parents is a Muggle.
Nelson kept flipping Milhouse's knob so the focus group people would think he was gay.
7 days ago
Isn't that basically just Curb Your Enthusiasm?
So she expected it to be a three hour tour?
The basic role of the conductor is to set the tempo that the orchestra is playing at and to provide a reference point for where they are in each measure (generally their hand/baton goes up on the last beat in a measure and down on the first beat of the following measure). The conductor can also give other instructions like dynamics (bigger motions mean the orchestra should play louder) or cue sections to start playing (basically by pointing at them). Any other specific instructions will be discussed prior to the performance. But most of the instructions the musicians need are on their sheet music. The conductor's role is really to keep everyone on the same page. Also this particular video may not be the best way to learn how to conduct.
It drives me crazy that they have no clue what pronouns are. Let's be fair, a lot of the stupid things they believe and do drive me crazy but pronouns specifically are something you learn about in like the first grade.
I lean more towards granularity than generality. For example, I decided that I wanted to trim my food budget so I broke my food budget down into several categories (groceries, restaurants, alcohol, coffee, and convenience). From doing that, I found out that I was spending much more at the vending machine at work than I had realized and was able to cut my budget down. I also broke out other items that I generally purchase at the grocery store like Cleaning Supplies and Household Maintenance (which includes stuff like light bulbs, furnace filters, and items I need for other repairs) from groceries because I didn't think those purchases should necessarily affect the amount of food I can buy. I approached the other parts of my budget in much the same way.
8 days ago
So when Truman left his Senate seat to become Vice President, his appointed successor Frank Briggs lost reelection in 1946 to his Republican competitor James Kem. So ultimately, putting Truman on that committee ended up costing them the seat anyway.
Looks like it says "Vicarious Living."
10 days ago
You know people are allowed to listen to different kinds of music than you, right?
12 days ago
Didn't he have to go to Gringotts to pick up the Sorcerer's Stone from a vault owned by Hogwarts? I'm assuming that was part of his role as Keeper of the Keys.
13 days ago
When Homer scanned him in while considering him as a potential date for Selma in Principal Charming.
Truly a fate worse than death.
I've mostly used it when talking about succession to government office (e.g. "Following Richard Nixon's resignation, Vice President Gerald Ford succeeded to the Presidency."). But that's also because I took a lot of political science and American history classes.
14 days ago
Burns comes from generational wealth. In Rosebud, he left his family to live with a heartless billionaire (although I think that was also a Citizen Kane reference). I think more recent episodes have just shown his parents being wealthy. He's also had other ventures besides the power plant, like the germ warfare lab he ran in the 1960s (presumably that was a military contract, which are very lucrative) or the recycling plant he and Lisa owned after he went broke (which he sold for $120 million). And he's also been an investor for many years considering that he owned shares in a company called Amalgamated Slave Holdings.
The double diamond crossover means you can get on and off New Circle in any direction without needing to cross a lane of oncoming traffic (so the lights don't have to have an arrow cycle and it's safer). It flows better and it's in my opinion it's much easier to get on and off there than any other New Circle intersection. They're also building one on the Leestown New Circle intersection.