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I actually try to connect via Philly due to this exact issue. I have friends who live in the Philly area and my house is a little over a 2 hr drive away, only 20 from my local commuter airport. So if (really when) my connecting flights get canceled I either rent a car or call a friend. The last time I didn't connect via Philly on my way home I was stuck in Charlotte for a day, but that is a much, much, much, longer drive home so I was stuck waiting for a flight & finally got one that connected via Philly instead of directly to my home airport.
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I understand the confusion, however the button they are using is a "Zero Force" or "No Touch" style buttons. The "No Touch" I'm guessing is to let the person know that the button will turn on without having the button actually move under the fingers. I use these where I work now & George Jetson would never get button finger from using this. They are used where a person has to press a button over & over again, like on a manufacturing assembly line to release a part to the next person.
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I'm a little worried about False Dog-Meat as well. I'm guessing Gastric Pig's is Pork Belly.
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I use SICK products in my current field of work as a Controls Engineer. They are a German sensor company & every time I see them I want to say "man this is a Sick sensor"... I usually don't out loud, but I at least think it.
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My girlfriend, and by default now I, own a Cockatoo. This bird can mimic the call of a Sea Gull or dog barking or just scream at the top of his lungs for no reason. When he wants to be nice he is the sweetest animal in the world, but if he decides "I'm going to be an A-Hole", then he can make your life living hell. He has bit all of us multiple times, sometimes drawing blood. An intelligent bird can learn and repeat things it hears over & over, so we are always careful with what we say around him. Unfortunately one of his previous owners were not so restrained because he can also curse like a sailor. If we ever have to get rid of him, it won't be to a pet store or zoo, we would find a re-homing shelter like my girlfriend got him from... She was just supposed to foster him when the shelter needed room, that was about 10 years ago now. If May would have turned Murray into a shelter, it is possible that after Jerry left she could have gotten him back.
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If I was quick on my feet, I would have answered "There is no Dana, only Zuul."
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When I was in Beijing, China for work a few years ago, there was a T-Shirt I was looking at that said "I (heart) B J". Until I explained it to my guide what B J was in English, she just thought it was short for Bei Jing. Before I told her, she said I should buy the shirt for a friend's teen daughter, after she agreed that would not be appropriate and will never recommend that shirt again. Something tells me the B M is the shortened version of some city.
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This sounds to me like a story I've heard multiple times: A consultant was called into a plant that was having problems keeping the assembly line operating. The consultant looked around for about 10 minutes, put an ‘X’ on a particular component and told the plant manager that all he had to do was replace that component and the line would function smoothly. The manager did as asked and the line started running smoothly. A week later he received a bill from the consultant for $10,000 for consulting services. Given the time he spent on the problem, the manager thought that was more than a bit high, so he asked the consultant for a detailed invoice. Three days later this came back: Time spent identifying the problem: $10 Knowing where to put the ‘X’: $9990
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I work in the electrical trade area now, and I've been to plants where our machinery has been running for 10+ years. When the electrical control panels were installed, they looked like the bottom photo or better. After 10 years of adding this, replacing that, moving or removing items by plant personnel who have to get the line up and running asap (because managers won't give them the time to do it right because TIME IS MONEY), they often look like the top photos. Then of course I have to go in and troubleshoot why things aren't working and end up untangling a spaghetti mess of wires before I can even start.
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I am actually doing this with my friends coming up, but instead of putting the bottles in the eggs, we are putting numbers in the eggs & numbering the bottles. We were going to do this exact thing, but I found too good a deal on alcohol and no good deals on the large eggs, so it's the small ones we will be using.
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I had one from a local radio station once that said something on the lines of: I'm not done with this beer, just going to the bathroom. It was a little 3" tall by 1" wide piece of card stock with a V cut into the middle of it so it could sit on a glass. I only used it once or twice, but I didn't get my drink or seat taken away.
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Must be using an old version of Google Translate. My phone says it's fried lotus, I've had lotus root before and it is good.
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As someone who's family is currently trying to adopt 2 dogs from a local shelter, it's people that answer 3 to the above questions that make it difficult and time consuming to take a pet home. Our family has several pets that we take good care of and have a lot of open space for more animals, but the shelter has to weed out people who have no business owning animals (yet alone reproducing) so that we can give animals a loving home. Thank you mikadosok for helping animals who can't help themselves, I could never work at a shelter because I would be arrested for treating some humans like they treated some of their pets.
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What is a Windshield Whipper? Is that someone who couldn't get a job in the BDSM field so they stand on your car and whip the windshield? I know what a Windshield Wiper is and as long as I am under the little cover I turn them off at a drive-thru.
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I did a little research on this because I want this sign on my house especially for Halloween. This is from https://davidjrodger.wordpress.com/2012/03/01/post-apocalyptic-wallpaper-utoc-public-safety-notice-from-early-days-of-yellow-dawn-infection-warning/ & I am now tempted to print it out on a color printer to post in my window. I wish I found this on a metal sign so I could keep it up year round at my house.
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I have never thrown money or my card. However I do both lay the money on the counter or hand it to the person depending on the speed, service, and layout. For some of the diners I go to, there isn't always a person at the register, so I place my money with my check on the counter till someone shows up. Other times at stores I'll have figured out the price and have my cash ready before the cashier is done ringing me up, so I'll have the money laying out while loading my purchases back in my cart. Other times, especially if I am the one causing the wait, I will hand the money (and check if at a diner) directly to the cashier. I only hand over my card if there is no card reader for me, and this I always physically give the cashier. And I have no problem picking up cash & change from the counter or from someone's hand, which ever is easiest, just never throw it.
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