Posts by soft^spirit

21) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Beet's give us a caption #62 (Message 1744985)
Posted 26 Nov 2015 by Profile soft^spirit
Red bug go this way?
22) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Beet's give us a caption #62 (Message 1743814)
Posted 21 Nov 2015 by Profile soft^spirit
A keel boats most stable position
... Is on the bottom.

The Boss: Leading towards stability.
23) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Any good Xmas ads on your TV channels? (Message 1741819)
Posted 13 Nov 2015 by Profile soft^spirit
Yeah about that umm...

My "Television" serves as my computer monitor.
I watch pretty much everything online now.

And Ad free for an extra 3 bucks? SOLD!
24) Message boards : Politics : Climate Change, 'Greenhouse' effects: Solutions #2 (Message 1741239)
Posted 11 Nov 2015 by Profile soft^spirit
Per Capita we would still lead by far. The problem is that is the WORST.
Lower numbers = better.
25) Message boards : Politics : Climate Change, 'Greenhouse' effects: Solutions #2 (Message 1741178)
Posted 10 Nov 2015 by Profile soft^spirit
Um.. The future is not going to be "Burn more fossil fuels". That is turning into the past.
26) Message boards : Cafe SETI : What would you like to see for XMAS under the proverbial tree? (Message 1741019)
Posted 10 Nov 2015 by Profile soft^spirit
My one wish, is to not outlive my children.
27) Message boards : Politics : Climate Change, 'Greenhouse' effects: Solutions #2 (Message 1740864)
Posted 9 Nov 2015 by Profile soft^spirit
The wishful thinking might be to think we could move forward
without the whine of "But how come THEY don't have to".

Never mind them, they will come along or be left alone at the store.
28) Message boards : Politics : Climate Change, 'Greenhouse' effects: Solutions #2 (Message 1740859)
Posted 9 Nov 2015 by Profile soft^spirit
As (Last I checked) The USA was the LARGEST contributor to CO2
emissions, this is simply not true.

As we go greener and rely on less fossil fuel, more renewable
the more others will follow. And we are far from leading THAT pack.

China will eventually follow. They are still building infrastructure.
They will follow because it is a more advanced path, and it will make
economic sense.

You can not lead from the back of the pack. Time to step it up.
29) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Holiday Fruitcake... love it or leave it? (Message 1740256)
Posted 6 Nov 2015 by Profile soft^spirit
Now my Grandmother used to make some mean rum balls..

With all due respect to your sainted Grandmother, I believe I could give her a run for her money in the rum ball department. The secret is starting early. Now I know what I'm going to make this weekend!!!


She was also very VERY particular in which Rum she used. Unfortunately that is
one recipe I do not have.
30) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Holiday Fruitcake... love it or leave it? (Message 1740041)
Posted 6 Nov 2015 by Profile soft^spirit
I have had 1 good fruitcake.
I have tried many.
hit to miss ratio: I will give it a miss.

Now my Grandmother used to make some mean rum balls..
besides aren't we still in pumpkin bread season?
31) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Missing Persons Bureau (a.k.a. The Mother Hens Thread) (Message 1740040)
Posted 6 Nov 2015 by Profile soft^spirit
Any one seen Chris S?

Chris S posted in News about 14 hours ago.. might want to hold off on the door to door search for a bit.
32) Message boards : Cafe SETI : CPDN DOWB (Message 1739968)
Posted 5 Nov 2015 by Profile soft^spirit
Does anyone know how the firmware update is going? Its going on 4 days now.

From what I read on their message board, it sounds like they currently are(only) running a Linux project. No windows support.
33) Message boards : Cafe SETI : GoFundMe Page Setup... Dental Emergency - Continued. (Message 1739139)
Posted 2 Nov 2015 by Profile soft^spirit
The dentures were supposed to attach with implants

Do you still have the implants?

The implants failed. So nope.
34) Message boards : Cafe SETI : GoFundMe Page Setup... Dental Emergency - Continued. (Message 1739131)
Posted 2 Nov 2015 by Profile soft^spirit
My teeth are history.
I could not at the time afford to maintain them, (insurance in USA very
much limits how much THEY will have to pay), so they crumbled one by one.

It was painful at the time. Also painful when I finally scraped up enough
to have the remainders pulled.

The dentures were supposed to attach with implants, those too failed.
I find I am unable to actually eat using the dentures.

On the bright side, when the last of the rotting teeth left my mouth,
my taste buds returned in Technicolor. So no regrets other than some difficulty
with crunchy things.

So if you can, take care of those teeth kids. But you can only do what you can afford.
35) Message boards : Cafe SETI : A friend of mine wants to know... (Message 1739127)
Posted 2 Nov 2015 by Profile soft^spirit
Home Phone.
36) Message boards : Cafe SETI : The celttooth thread ... Last day. Thanks all! (Message 1739093)
Posted 2 Nov 2015 by Profile soft^spirit
I recently spent 3 weeks with little to no internet, fighting different Wi-Fi's for tiny tastes of the interweb
Only to arrive home, start updating and then greeted with a ~12 hour outage.

I found it many things. Liberating is not one of them.
37) Message boards : Cafe SETI : LBVCR 2015 (Message 1739091)
Posted 2 Nov 2015 by Profile soft^spirit


Ed China was at the wheel of this 1903 MMC





The one in the upside down goggles?
38) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Raccoon Update XXII - All Are Welcome In The Critter Cafe (Message 1738923)
Posted 2 Nov 2015 by Profile soft^spirit
I believe they fall under "Canine".
39) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Beet's give us a caption #62 (Message 1738803)
Posted 1 Nov 2015 by Profile soft^spirit
And it is time (or past time) to play "kick the can"
and pass on the BEET'S crown of thorns..

Many fine entries.. but judgment is required so
For honorable mention:

"This is the last time I'm playing "Trike or treat"! " by Michael Robers

In Third place:

"New recruit." by Carlos

Second Place:

"Death delayed,
.........by flat tire." by Carlos

And the Winner:
"Death comes, but slowly..." by JaundicedEye

PM being sent.
40) Message boards : Cafe SETI : What happened to Halloween??? (Message 1738710)
Posted 1 Nov 2015 by Profile soft^spirit
There was a much larger (and earlier) bunch through here this year.

Still not what it used to be but.. well if the tradition is dying
it is going to take a while.


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