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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 12:34 AM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 150,430
Posted By soyleche
And if the reece's cup is even slightly melted,...

And if the reece's cup is even slightly melted, there's little point in trying.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 06:17 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 11,027
Posted By soyleche
You get the same thing on election nights. ...

You get the same thing on election nights.

And baseball games...
Forum: Surveys Yesterday, 03:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 262
Posted By soyleche
I donít think Iíve ever seen soft serve in a...

I donít think Iíve ever seen soft serve in a sugar or waffle cone. Itís always been in a cake cone or a bowl.
Forum: Surveys Yesterday, 02:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 262
Posted By soyleche
In a lot of places the waffle cones are made on...

In a lot of places the waffle cones are made on site, so thereís going to be a bit of variation in the flavor.
Forum: Surveys Yesterday, 01:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 262
Posted By soyleche
If it’s gotta be in a cone, I prefer the waffle...

If it’s gotta be in a cone, I prefer the waffle cone. Ultimately, though, I’d rather just have my ice cream in a bowl.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-30-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,613
Posted By soyleche
My kids don’t really have any interest in target...

My kids don’t really have any interest in target shooting. We were out with my brother a few weeks ago and my oldest tried the guns out, but my other kids didn’t want to.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-30-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,613
Posted By soyleche
My dad used to take the bolts out of our .22s and...

My dad used to take the bolts out of our .22s and hide them, but he didn’t do a great hiding job and we pretty much always knew where they were. The guns also had trigger locks on them when not in...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-30-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,613
Posted By soyleche
About as easy as being hit by a falling icicle......

About as easy as being hit by a falling icicle...


Air rifles are not as accurate as regular rifles.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-30-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,613
Posted By soyleche
Technically, yes. I got a .22 rifle when I was...

Technically, yes. I got a .22 rifle when I was 12. I haven’t touched it since I was probably 18 (I’ve really had no reason to). I think it is currently sitting in my brother’s gun safe, about a...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-30-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10,796
Views: 836,227
Posted By soyleche
We REALLY need to stop testing...

We REALLY need to stop testing...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-28-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2,689
Views: 218,929
Posted By soyleche
I ignored another friend today. This one was...

I ignored another friend today. This one was because he keeps posting (and really only posts) pro-Trump things that I keep thinking I need to respond to, but responding is never worth it. Easier to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-27-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 959
Posted By soyleche
Although I donít think my mixer could handle a...

Although I donít think my mixer could handle a triple batch...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-27-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 959
Posted By soyleche
Or simply triple all of the other ingredients and...

Or simply triple all of the other ingredients and have a party.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-27-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 621
Posted By soyleche
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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-24-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 959
Posted By soyleche
Iíd be willing to bet that if you were to measure...

Iíd be willing to bet that if you were to measure out 4 cups of flour (about 480 grams) two separate times there would be more than the 30 gram difference between them you were worried about before.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-22-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 150,430
Posted By soyleche
Thick salad dressings in glass bottles. By thick...

Thick salad dressings in glass bottles. By thick I mean significantly thicker than ranch. It doesn’t flow at all, so there’s no choice but to bang on or shake the bottle.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-21-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 588
Posted By soyleche
My wifeís current machine actually looks like...

My wifeís current machine actually looks like itís pretty easy to thread. I think it might even thread the needle itself.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-21-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 588
Posted By soyleche
Coincidentally - my wifeís sewing machine has...

Coincidentally - my wifeís sewing machine has been giving her trouble today.

As I was looking at it with her I noticed that it doesnít really look anything like the machine I learned how to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-21-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 588
Posted By soyleche
Coincidentally - my wife’s sewing machine has...

Coincidentally - my wife’s sewing machine has been giving her trouble today.

As I was looking at it with her I noticed that it doesn’t really look anything like the machine I learned how to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-21-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 793
Posted By soyleche
One of the problems with the cooking part of home...

One of the problems with the cooking part of home ec in my school was that our class periods were less than an hour (I seem to recall 45 minutes). Difficult to prep (including settling down jr high...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-21-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 959
Posted By soyleche
Metric works much better for small amounts. If...

Metric works much better for small amounts. If you are dealing with teaspoon sizes, volume is fine.

And you can have a separate bowl to measure things into and then transfer to the mixing bowl -...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-21-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 959
Posted By soyleche
A lot of recipes these days have both. My boy...

A lot of recipes these days have both. My boy Alton Brown uses weight a lot in his recipes.

The issue with flour is that a cup of packed flour weighs a whole lot more than a cup of sifted flour. ...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-21-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 959
Posted By soyleche
I have played around with measuring things by...

I have played around with measuring things by weight, and it is really nice (especially flour, which doesn't measure volumetrically all that well). I've noticed that's how they measure pretty much...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-21-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 793
Posted By soyleche
I know we did a bit of cooking - but I really...

I know we did a bit of cooking - but I really couldn’t tell you what we cooked. About the only things I remember learning is how to properly set a table (which I’ve forgotten because I’ve never found...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-21-2020, 12:03 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 959
Posted By soyleche
I learned most of my cooking and baking knowledge...

I learned most of my cooking and baking knowledge from food network (specifically Good Eats). My mom's not really that great of a cook (she accomplishes what is needed, but it’s nothing to write home...
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