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I had to take some stuff[tm] over to my parents. On the way, by pure chance, I met my Dad as he walked home and we were about to pass the pub when he suggested a glass.
Now, the Dad Rules state [Section 3.2.4 - Dad's Always Buy] that being a father it is my responsibility to buy. But my father is also a Dad, well he would have to be, so he has to buy. Splitting the bill is something only other people do. So I bought the drinks.
This placed Dad in the awkward position of being a Drink Down. So he did what all Dad's must do a bought another round. This'll never work, he's bought me a beer so I must reciprocate and my reciprocation will no doubt be reciprocated.
Years ago I worked as a welder in the North US and worked with gents of all persuasions and we would all go to the pub across the street from the plant and I would end up drinking and buying all flavors of liquors because I worked with Mexicans, Germans, Dutch, etc.. Was an interesting experience!
I think I passed out drunk once, after a three-legged pub-crawl (well, thirteen-legged if I remember correctly, they were twelve of us ties together IIRC) at university. But I had got back to the girlfriends room first, much to her annoyance.
But guess who carried the razor?
Never underestimate the power of stupid things in large numbers --- Serious Sam
I saw this on Reddit yesterday, the original interview was on Russia Today. RT is pretty much a pro-Russia propaganda machine, it tends to be pro-Arab also, so was popular with people when I lived over there.
So either he's nuts, or we've had regular visits from aliens, or something else.
The Canadians may be this very minute may be planning a full scale attack on New Hampshire because they suspect nuclear weapons there, and a blonde haired Sasquatch space alien held in some New Hampshire jail, who knows what they will do half cocked.
Now I know the national guard of New Hampshire can probably handle the combined military of Canada, but why have all that drama, UK must get involved now.
Above Top Secret is serious, but it is also the go-to site for conspiracy nutters. Do you remember the TV show The X Files? Mulder and his pals would have visited several times a day. If you look, I am sure you can find "expose reports" that "prove" the Moon landings were hoaxed, that the CIA was behind the 9/11 attacks, and that President Obama is a not-quite human agent of the Greys, programmed to prepare the world for alien invasion.
The scary part is that the people who post such drivel actually believe this.
Get to work and systems are not responding. Get email back up and come to find out the server room temperature control died. So they shut down some of the systems and called the repair man. Minus 9 F out and the server room is too hot! We need to put a vent to outside into the room. (I know that would not work for a multitude of reasons.)
So two of my database servers are offline including our failover.
That said, anyone knows where to get the shot of the earth full of clouds that can be seen at the beginning of the film? without space ships, neither astronauts, only a cloudy earth that appears on the left side of the display...
You saw it and I felt it. I was fencing last night and was doing well, until I my foot caught on the wire connected to the scoring box. I lost balance and gravity took over and I fell on my arse and it flippin' hurt. There are times I hate gravity.
If there is one thing more dangerous than getting between a bear and her cubs it's getting between my wife and her chocolate.