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by Zwak
Fri Jul 10 10:00 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: College Football Talk
Replies: 33
Views: 1594

Re: College Football Talk

Orion wrote:
Fri Jul 10 9:52 pm
PAC 12 now going conference only. Notre Dame is going to have no one to play this season.
St. Thomas? :wink:
by Zwak
Fri Jul 10 7:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Karlsson wrote:
Fri Jul 10 7:25 am
2) Greater Antilles
There was a time when I could tell you the countries in the greater and lesser Antilles and the Leeward and Windward islands. I need to study up again.
by Zwak
Fri Jul 10 6:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Friday, July 10 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. In 1977, the Department of Justice asked the Ad Council to come up with a campaign to help reduce crime in America. The Ad Council responded with what character? 2. Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and the ...
by Zwak
Fri Jul 10 6:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Thursday, July 9 1. What major U.S. city is nicknamed the “The City of Roses” due to its climate being ideal for rose cultivation? PORTLAND, OR 2. What 1986 film, named after a Psychedelic Furs song, was given the title Rose Bonbon for its French release? “PRETTY IN PINK” 3. Some hybrid r...
by Zwak
Thu Jul 09 8:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Theme Thursday, July 9 Today's theme is: A Rose is a Rose! Here are five rosy questions. 1. What major U.S. city is nicknamed the “The City of Roses” due to its climate being ideal for rose cultivation? 2. What 1986 film, named after a Psychedelic Furs song, was given the title Rose Bonbon for its F...
by Zwak
Thu Jul 09 8:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Wednesday, July 8 1. There is only one Ivy League institution that has the world “college” in its title, as opposed to “university.” It also has the lowest enrollment and smallest academic staff of all Ivy League schools. Name it! DARTMOUTH COLLEGE 2. When Christopher Walken demanded to h...
by Zwak
Wed Jul 08 8:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Music Never Stopped: What Are You Listening To?
Replies: 899
Views: 88597

Re: The Music Never Stopped: What Are You Listening To?

Cool music related article about how one of Jimmy Page's prized guitars was stolen in MN and then found 45 years later.

https://www.startribune.com/how-led-zep ... 571659372/
by Zwak
Wed Jul 08 8:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

3. The game ended in a tie? 4. The Nutcracker? 5. Red Dawn Whenever someone mentions Red Dawn I always share the fun fact that the original Red Dawn was the first movie to be released with a PG-13 rating. The Flamingo Kid was the first movie to be given the PG-13 rating but it was released after Re...
by Zwak
Wed Jul 08 6:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Wednesday, July 8 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. There is only one Ivy League institution that has the world “college” in its title, as opposed to “university.” It also has the lowest enrollment and smallest academic staff of all Ivy League schools. Name it! 2...
by Zwak
Wed Jul 08 6:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Tuesday, July 7 1. The Rod of Asclepius, which features one snake, is often confused with the caduceus, which features two snakes, when it comes to representing what field of study? MEDICINE 2. Desmond Tutu received the title Archbishop in 1986 when he became the archbishop of what wester...
by Zwak
Tue Jul 07 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Tuesday, July 7 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. The Rod of Asclepius, which features one snake, is often confused with the caduceus, which features two snakes, when it comes to representing what field of study? 2. Desmond Tutu received the title Archbishop in 1...
by Zwak
Tue Jul 07 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Monday, July 6 1. POBYBI: Throughout BRITISH (not just English, sorry) history, there are five first names that have been used by monarchs three or more times. Name as many as you can for 1 point each. Zero total if you get any wrong. EDWARD, GEORGE, HENRY, RICHARD, WILLIAM 2. In the orig...
by Zwak
Tue Jul 07 4:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are this week’s questions: 1. What vegetable is typically the main ingredient of polenta? 2. Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu received the highest honor given by the International Olympic Committee--for something he didn't do. What did Ceaucescu *not* do to merit the gold award? 3. What word...
by Zwak
Tue Jul 07 4:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are the answers to last week’s Ken Jennings Tuesday Trivia Quiz: 1. Name any two of the three countries in Southeast Asia that are members of the Commonwealth of Nations. I hope this doesn't lead to angry tirades in my inbox arguing that, say, Bangladesh or Papua New Guinea should count as Sout...
by Zwak
Mon Jul 06 9:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 14924
Views: 900732

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

gopherguy06 wrote:
Mon Jul 06 9:24 am
Why is the COVID test using a qtip swab to through the nose, when you can transfer from droplet, like saliva?
I've seen some COVID tests that require you to spit into a vial. Can't drink anything 30 minutes prior.
by Zwak
Mon Jul 06 9:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Greyeagle wrote:
Mon Jul 06 8:43 am
4) French Press
I was 90% certain and did look it up to be safe...
Today's quiz definitely hit a couple of my weak spots...coffee and English history.
by Zwak
Mon Jul 06 7:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Composer wrote:
Mon Jul 06 7:33 am
2) Broadway, Marvin Gardens (or maybe it was Broadway Avenue originally?)
Boardwalk?
by Zwak
Mon Jul 06 6:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Monday, July 6 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. POBYBI: Throughout English history, there are five first names that have been used by monarchs three or more times. Name as many as you can for 1 point each. Zero total if you get any wrong. 2. In the original vers...
by Zwak
Mon Jul 06 6:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Friday, July 3 1. Originally marketed as “Fruit Smack,” what non-carbonated beverage is the official soft drink of Nebraska, where it was invented in 1927? KOOL-AID 2. What U.S. island, which gets its name from the Spanish word for “pelican,” was the site of a two-year protest by a group ...
by Zwak
Sun Jul 05 11:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 7665
Views: 502955

Re: Movies

Suzi Q: Documentary on legendary rocker Suzi Quatro, who was the inspiration for MANY a woman rocker, most notably Joan Jett, who helped form the Runaways, which also included Lita Ford and Mickie Steele (the latter was later the bassist for the Bangles). Solid doc, and a reminder of what women roc...
by Zwak
Sat Jul 04 9:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Happy 4th of July! For your reading enjoyment here’s a fun fact about every state:

https://www.lonelyplanet.com/articles/f ... -us-states
by Zwak
Fri Jul 03 8:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Karlsson wrote:
Fri Jul 03 8:25 am
2) Alcatraz
3) I'm assuming Archie Bunker.
3. I think you’re right
by Zwak
Fri Jul 03 8:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Friday, July 3 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. Originally marketed as “Fruit Smack,” what non-carbonated beverage is the official soft drink of Nebraska, where it was invented in 1927? 2. What U.S. island, which gets its name from the Spanish word for “pelican,...
by Zwak
Fri Jul 03 8:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Thursday, July 2 1. What planet in our solar system is the hottest, with a temperature that is maintained at 462 degrees Celsius? VENUS 2. What is the boiling point of water—under normal atmospheric conditions, at sea level—in Fahrenheit? Hint: it’s also the title of an Azealia Banks song...
by Zwak
Thu Jul 02 2:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 14924
Views: 900732

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

My wife and I went to check out Minnehaha Falls yesterday. While we were there we saw someone fishing in the the big pool at the bottom of the falls. Would there actually be any fish there?
by Zwak
Thu Jul 02 7:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Theme Thursday, July 2 Today's theme is: It's Friggin Hot Out! Here are five questions about things and places that are even hotter. 1. What planet in our solar system is the hottest, with a temperature that is maintained at 462 degrees Celsius? 2. What is the boiling point of water—under normal atm...
by Zwak
Thu Jul 02 7:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Wednesday, July 1 1. What is the only New England state that doesn’t border the Atlantic Ocean? VERMONT 2. The 1974 low-budget slasher film Black Christmas is best remembered today for being the first movie to feature what now-cliched horror movie trope—which was later copied by such film...
by Zwak
Wed Jul 01 6:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

4. Gila Monster
by Zwak
Wed Jul 01 6:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Wednesday, July 1 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. What is the only New England state that doesn’t border the Atlantic Ocean? 2. The 1974 low-budget slasher film Black Christmas is best remembered today for being the first movie to feature what now-cliched horro...
by Zwak
Wed Jul 01 6:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Tuesday, June 29 1. The North Shore is New York City’s busiest remaining working waterfront. In which NY borough is it located? STATEN ISLAND 2. What Dutch artist’s most famous works include such titles as “Relativity,” “Waterfalls,” “Drawing Hands,” and “Reptiles”? M.C. ESCHER 3. A 1927 ...
by Zwak
Tue Jun 30 11:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Tuesday, June 30 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. The North Shore is New York City’s busiest remaining working waterfront. In which NY borough is it located? 2. What Dutch artist’s most famous works include such titles as “Relativity,” “Waterfalls,” “Drawing Han...
by Zwak
Tue Jun 30 11:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Monday, June 29 1. POBYBI: Just four different players have won the French Open men’s singles title since 2005. Name as many of them as you can for 1 point each. Zero total if you get any wrong. RAFAEL NADAL (13), NOVAK DJOKOVIC (1), STAN WAWRINKA (1), ROGER FEDERER (1) 2. There are two k...
by Zwak
Tue Jun 30 8:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

davescharf wrote:
Tue Jun 30 6:29 am
1. India and Singapore
3. Tik Tok?
3. According to the app store that is incorrect.
by Zwak
Tue Jun 30 3:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are this week’s questions: 1. Name any two of the three countries in Southeast Asia that are members of the Commonwealth of Nations. 2. In many versions of the Greek myth, who kills her own sons Alcimenes and Tisander at Corinth? 3. What app, which launched in China in 2016, has been the most d...
by Zwak
Tue Jun 30 3:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are the answers to last week’s Ken Jennings Tuesday Trivia Quiz: 1. What genus of bacteria, which can cause a serious form of food poisoning, is named for a British surgeon who pioneered antisepsis? Naming Listerine after the great Dr. Joseph Lister is a fitting tribute, but naming Listeria aft...
by Zwak
Mon Jun 29 2:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WEATHERMANIA
Replies: 6162
Views: 409668

Re: WEATHERMANIA

Composer wrote:
Mon Jun 29 11:13 am
I'm not sure how much we got because the 5" rain gauge was filled above 4.7 inches, so drops falling in the gauge could cause some splash-out
We ended up with 4.70 total. Watching the radar loop the storm just stalled over our neck of the woods
by Zwak
Mon Jun 29 12:58 pm
Forum: Gopher Women's Hockey
Topic: Women's hockey
Replies: 1013
Views: 107217

Re: Women's hockey

Man did her time go by fast. Can’t believe she’s a senior already.
by Zwak
Mon Jun 29 9:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WEATHERMANIA
Replies: 6162
Views: 409668

Re: WEATHERMANIA

3.6” of rain at my house in Woodbury. Not sure about the rest of the Twin Cities, but it poured for hours in the SE metro last night. Constant lighting/thunder. West metro I did not hear a thing slept through what ever happened 👌 My wife and daughter apparently got woken up by the storms here in Pl...
by Zwak
Mon Jun 29 7:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

2. Bactrian
by Zwak
Mon Jun 29 7:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Monday, June 29 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. POBYBI: Just four different players have won the French Open men’s singles title since 2005. Name as many of them as you can for 1 point each. Zero total if you get any wrong. 2. There are two kinds of domesticate...
by Zwak
Mon Jun 29 7:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Friday, June 26 1. What 1883 event was the subject of a TV documentary called “Ultimate Blast” and a book called “The Day the Earth Exploded”? THE ERUPTION OF KRAKATOA 2. If at any point in the 2000s you found yourself persuaded to buy some Orange-Glo, OxiClean, or a Zorbeez, you were pro...
by Zwak
Mon Jun 29 5:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WEATHERMANIA
Replies: 6162
Views: 409668

Re: WEATHERMANIA

4.15 inches of rain so far in SSP. 😲
by Zwak
Sun Jun 28 12:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Along with the Gettysburg Address, I believe. Technically it's the US Bullion Depository and not the actual Fort, but they're largely considered the same. The Library of Congress requested 40,000 cubic feet of storage space to store unique, irreplaceable artifacts; they were given 60. 3 cubic feet....
by Zwak
Sat Jun 27 5:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

The Rube wrote:
Sat Jun 27 12:18 am
kmd wrote:
Sat Jun 27 12:09 am
The Rube wrote:
Fri Jun 26 11:03 pm

#5 is driving me nuts. I refuse to google.
I looked it up, and had no clue either one would have qualified.
It has to be modern, with all the Spotify/iHeart stuff, IMO, but I could be way off. Thinking something like Lizzo, etc.
Justin Bieber? Wasn’t he discovered on YouTube?
by Zwak
Fri Jun 26 5:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

1. Pierre, SD (this is one of my favorite fun facts. I use it a lot)
by Zwak
Fri Jun 26 10:08 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NHL 2019-20 season
Replies: 272
Views: 22611

Re: NHL 2019-20 season

Not a lot of love or hate for Nordy in this poll on NHL mascots. Sorry, it's an athletic article so it's behind a paywall. https://theathletic.com/1886125/2020/06/23/anonymous-player-poll-nhl-mascots-dish-on-each-other-pants-and-more/?source=twitterhq I know as a 54 year old with no kids that I am n...
by Zwak
Fri Jun 26 9:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 7665
Views: 502955

Re: Movies

Movies I've watched recently. Hell or High Water: I liked it but I didn't rave over it like a lot of critics did. I thought all the actors did a great job. I recommend it. Knives Out: I really liked this movie. All-Star cast and a fun story that keeps you guessing. I need to re-watch it so I can cat...
by Zwak
Fri Jun 26 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's get to know each other...
Replies: 1106
Views: 36481

Re: Let's get to know each other...

Greyeagle wrote:
Fri Jun 26 8:51 am
Slap Shot wrote:
Fri Jun 26 12:12 am
Justin McHugh.
Edina kid? 👊🏻🤐😂
https://www.blueridgedental.com/meet-our-dentists/
by Zwak
Fri Jun 26 6:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Friday, June 26 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. What 1883 event was the subject of a TV documentary called “Ultimate Blast” and a book called “The Day the Earth Exploded”? 2. If at any point in the 2000s you found yourself persuaded to buy some Orange-Glo, OxiC...
by Zwak
Fri Jun 26 6:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Thursday, June 25 1. In the world of environmental regulations, what does CAT stand for? CAP AND TRADE 2. Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd star in what modern twist on The Prince and the Pauper? "TRADING PLACES" 3. The oldest still-active registered trademark in the United States is for a rop...
by Zwak
Thu Jun 25 12:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 14924
Views: 900732

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

Jupiter wrote:
Thu Jun 25 11:33 am
Slap Shot wrote:
Thu Jun 25 11:05 am
Damn I didn't realize it changes involuntarily and wondered why at times I'd see so many older tweets at the top. :oops:
They are sneaky about it.... Very frustration.
Yes they are. The only way I find out is when I look at the time stamp of the tweet.
by Zwak
Thu Jun 25 10:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 21972
Views: 1238582

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Simple pleasure: Bing cherries
by Zwak
Thu Jun 25 9:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Consumer Research
Replies: 4093
Views: 275020

Re: Consumer Research

Random, but our rental needs a new dishwasher... Any recommendations on an inexpensive option or models to avoid? Should I just get a. Big box stores or any local spots? When we had our kitchen remodeled we bought all of our appliances at Warners-Stellian. Had a great experience with them. They rea...
by Zwak
Thu Jun 25 8:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9046
Views: 584715

Re: Restaurant

Tori 44 (formerly Victory 44) hit by a car speeding down Osseo again. I've lost track of how many times that's happened in the five years I've lived around here. That used to happen to the old Savoy Pizza in St. Paul. Before the redesign of the Lafayatte Bridge, Highway 52 aimed right at Savoy's. T...
by Zwak
Thu Jun 25 8:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 14924
Views: 900732

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

For those of you on Twitter, do you ever choose Top Tweets over Latest Tweets? Top Tweets does nothing for me. Choose? Never! But damn if Twitter changes the setting back to "Home" about once a week and it pisses me off! Totally agree. It should be a user setting. Same with Facebook. I want the abi...
by Zwak
Thu Jun 25 8:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Consumer Research
Replies: 4093
Views: 275020

Re: Consumer Research

Random, but our rental needs a new dishwasher... Any recommendations on an inexpensive option or models to avoid? Should I just get a. Big box stores or any local spots? When we had our kitchen remodeled we bought all of our appliances at Warners-Stellian. Had a great experience with them. They rea...
by Zwak
Thu Jun 25 8:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Regarding #3, I did some research and found that the oldest LOGO that is still in continuous use is Stella Artois. It was designed in 1366. Next closest is Twinings Tea in 1887.
by Zwak
Thu Jun 25 6:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Thursday, June 25 It's Theme Thursday! This week's theme is "I'll Trade Ya"—five questions about trade. 1. In the world of environmental regulations, what does CAT stand for? 2. Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd star in what modern twist on The Prince and the Pauper? 3. The oldest still-active registered...
by Zwak
Thu Jun 25 6:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Wednesday, June 24 1. How do you say “wise man” in Latin? HOMO SAPIEN 2. What pop star, who released her debut album under her birth last name, Hudson, is the first female artist to score five number one singles off a single record? KATY PERRY 3. In the 19th century, there were as many as...
by Zwak
Thu Jun 25 6:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 14924
Views: 900732

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

For those of you on Twitter, do you ever choose Top Tweets over Latest Tweets? Top Tweets does nothing for me.
by Zwak
Thu Jun 25 6:27 am
Forum: Website Support / New Features
Topic: GPL software upgrade.... & Other new things
Replies: 814
Views: 61422

Re: GPL software upgrade.... & Other new things

Jupiter wrote:
Thu Jun 25 12:10 am
Zwak is in desperate need for an upgraded Avatar.... His is a classic on GPL, but it may be time for something new.

Hey @Zwak like any of these?


Zwak02.jpgZwak01.jpg
Honestly, I love them both but I lean towards Zwak01
by Zwak
Thu Jun 25 6:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Consumer Research
Replies: 4093
Views: 275020

Re: Consumer Research

Random, but our rental needs a new dishwasher... Any recommendations on an inexpensive option or models to avoid? Should I just get a. Big box stores or any local spots? When we had our kitchen remodeled we bought all of our appliances at Warners-Stellian. Had a great experience with them. They rea...
by Zwak
Wed Jun 24 2:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

One of my favorite trivia questions may need to be updated. Question: What state has the longest name? Answer: State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations Voters may be asked this November to vote on removing “and Providence Plantations” from the official name. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/2...
by Zwak
Wed Jun 24 10:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's get to know each other...
Replies: 1106
Views: 36481

Re: Let's get to know each other...

Who are some of your favorite non-superstar athletes in any sport, past or present. More of a role player type. Two on my list are both former Gopher Hockey players...Greg Zwakman (obviously) and Mike Howe (especially his freshman year). To bad his career got slowed by rheumatoid arthritis. Randy B...
by Zwak
Wed Jun 24 9:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's get to know each other...
Replies: 1106
Views: 36481

Re: Let's get to know each other...

Who are some of your favorite non-superstar athletes in any sport, past or present. More of a role player type.

Two on my list are both former Gopher Hockey players...Greg Zwakman (obviously) and Mike Howe (especially his freshman year). To bad his career got slowed by rheumatoid arthritis.
by Zwak
Wed Jun 24 9:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Consumer Research
Replies: 4093
Views: 275020

Re: Consumer Research

Random, but our rental needs a new dishwasher... Any recommendations on an inexpensive option or models to avoid? Should I just get a. Big box stores or any local spots? When we had our kitchen remodeled we bought all of our appliances at Warners-Stellian. Had a great experience with them. They rea...
by Zwak
Wed Jun 24 9:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Consumer Research
Replies: 4093
Views: 275020

Re: Consumer Research

Random, but our rental needs a new dishwasher... Any recommendations on an inexpensive option or models to avoid? Should I just get a. Big box stores or any local spots? When we had our kitchen remodeled we bought all of our appliances at Warners-Stellian. Had a great experience with them. They rea...
by Zwak
Wed Jun 24 8:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 3818
Views: 231347

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

First World Problem ahead:

There is apparently an aluminum shortage so soft drink manufacturers have had to cut back on the flavors they make available in 12 packs. According to a Coke rep I met, they are only making 5 flavors right now in 12 packs. My wife really misses her Cherry Coke Zero Sugar.
by Zwak
Wed Jun 24 8:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

1. Zwak

:mrgreen:
by Zwak
Wed Jun 24 6:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

2. Katy Perry
by Zwak
Wed Jun 24 6:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Wednesday, June 24 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. How do you say “wise man” in Latin? 2. What pop star, who released her debut album under her birth last name, Hudson, is the first female artist to score five number one singles off a single record? 3. In the 1...
by Zwak
Wed Jun 24 6:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Tuesday, June 23 1. The Kanienkehaka (Mohawk), Onondaga, Oneida, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora peoples call their coalition the Haudenosaunee, or “People of the Longhouse.” They historically have also been known by what other collective name? IROQUOIS 2. “Cavity Sam” is the main character...
by Zwak
Tue Jun 23 12:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Last weeks #7 could include The Eagles as Glen Frey's son has been with them. I don't think it would as he replaced his dad but did not join along with his dad. You're right. I didn't read the Q close enough. That would be another good question. Bands that had a member replaced by another family me...
by Zwak
Tue Jun 23 9:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Norm wrote:
Tue Jun 23 9:29 am
Last weeks #7 could include The Eagles as Glen Frey's son has been with them.
I don't think it would as he replaced his dad but did not join along with his dad.
by Zwak
Tue Jun 23 9:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7345
Views: 457383

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Tuesday, June 23 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. The Kanienkehaka (Mohawk), Onondaga, Oneida, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora peoples call their coalition the Haudenosaunee, or “People of the Longhouse.” They historically have also been known by what other collec...