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Re: Stupid question of the day

April 10th, 2020, 4:26 am

How is the Naked Cowboy coping with the lockdown in NYC?
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

April 10th, 2020, 7:24 pm

Aren't you, Rom-Cats, having Easter holidays now?
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

April 10th, 2020, 8:08 pm

How is the Naked Cowboy coping with the lockdown in NYC?
And the Black Hebrew Israelites?
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

April 10th, 2020, 8:29 pm

There’s no fun if a cat doesn't traditionally jump on it and ruin everything :-)
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Re: Stupid question of the day

April 12th, 2020, 11:35 am

Why does a cappuccino that someone else makes for me seem better than one I make for myself?

I don't know, why does a cappuccino that someone else makes for you seem better than one you make for yourself?
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

April 12th, 2020, 10:05 pm

Get a professional espresso machine and Bob's your barista. I only had to try out several versions of plant milk. I've heard that Alpro's a version for cappuccino is the best in the market, but my home-blended cashew milk also works (I tried to use pecans and it didn't work) :-)
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

April 14th, 2020, 9:53 pm

I remembered a couple of years ago someone passed to me a letter to sign demanding national governments to protest against the development of a group of BSL-4 labs in China. (The authors were concerned about safety standards. For me it was about animal welfare - obvsly, in China all psychos an idiots can do whatever they want and call it "research".)

I googled an old article about it in Nature (now there's a diplomatic note attached at the top):
https://www.nature.com/news/inside-the- ... ns-1.21487
A laboratory in Wuhan is on the cusp of being cleared to work with the world’s most dangerous pathogens. The move is part of a plan to build between five and seven biosafety level-4 (BSL-4) labs across the Chinese mainland by 2025, and has generated much excitement, as well as some concerns.

This puts things in a new perspective. The risk of pandemic outbreaks can't be shrugged off as that of a rare event. With 7 such labs in China it is a quantifiable probability and should be modelled. Don't you think?
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

April 16th, 2020, 3:02 am

How many women know that 1 gallon is approximately 3.8 litres? And why?
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

April 16th, 2020, 4:40 pm

It's actually 8 pints. I don't know why because I'm drunk as a skunk after one.
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

April 16th, 2020, 5:05 pm

A half of shandy is my limit.

But did you know it was 3.8 litres? Without thinking about it? Men are constantly being reminded.
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

April 16th, 2020, 5:11 pm

8 pints is 568 ml x 8 = (4000 + 480 + 64) ml = 4.544 litres (my mind is a bit gloomy today, sorry)
They lied to you.
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

April 16th, 2020, 5:18 pm

Not everywhere! 
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

April 16th, 2020, 5:31 pm

American urinals usually have something like "1 Gpf, 3.8 Lpf" printed on them. That's what we have to stare at when pointing Percy at the porcelain. Or sometimes there are the ads for erectile dysfunction. If we are lucky there'll be some erotic art. I understand that for ladies the bathroom is more of a social venue.

Has anyone found my marbles?
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

April 16th, 2020, 6:09 pm

That's a very small print. You either have good eyes or need to stand very close.
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

April 16th, 2020, 7:44 pm

The only thing I can remember from my trip to Iceland was how high off the ground the urinals were. Very intimidating. I'm only 5.7".
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