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#299127 - 03/01/17 05:07 AM Reader Rant Roundtable for March 2017
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March is the third month of the year, has 31 days, and is named after Mars, the Roman god of war.
It was originally the first month of the year in the Roman calendar and named Martius.

Beware the Ides of March?

I'm afraid our Senate is far to conservative for this sort of shenanigans...

On March 20th at 6:28AM Eastern Time the Vernal Equinox will occur.
Wiccans, Pagans, and other polytheists celebrate this day as Ostara, the midpoint of Spring, which began at Imbolc on February 2 and will end May 1st at Beltane.

But...for all intents and purposes Spring Is Here!

Spring is Here, Life Is Skittles and Life Is Beer!



Skittles you say? The preferred colorful candy treat of thugs everywhere?
No indeed. Back when mid century modern furniture was new and shiny there was a game popular on college campuses called Skittles.
It went something like this....


Odd what people had to do to entertain themselves before staring at video screens became the norm.



Madness indeed.

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#299131 - 03/01/17 11:10 AM Re: Reader Rant Roundtable for March 2017 [Re: Greger]
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Trump and his CONservatives may shoot us with their words,
or cut us with their eyes
or may kills us with their hatefulness

Like air, we will raise.

Adapted from Gail Marquis smile
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#299132 - 03/01/17 11:31 AM Re: Reader Rant Roundtable for March 2017 [Re: Greger]
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Originally Posted By: Greger



Madness indeed.

That's what happens with electric cellos when you plug the power cord into the cellist...
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#299172 - 03/02/17 07:54 PM Re: Reader Rant Roundtable for March 2017 [Re: logtroll]
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I dont think the audience was not quite ready for that yet. It reminds me of a classic guitar performance in Back to the Future!

Im having lots of trouble inserting images and links, and is says html is disabled and using UBB. It there a way to toggle back to HTML, or is it determined by the thread or some setting on my puter?



[Johnny Be Goode] https://youtu.be/S1i5coU-0_Q[/video]

Tat



Edited by TatumAH (03/02/17 10:22 PM)
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#299178 - 03/02/17 09:35 PM Re: Reader Rant Roundtable for March 2017 [Re: TatumAH]
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Some of the UBB codes don't work here anymore either. You can no longer center an image or justify it to the right. But if you use the tool bar above the reply box you're more likely to get the desired results as far as images and videos go.

For youtube videos click the blue square(a video screen) and enter the URL of the video. The fourth from the left is for images and the second for links.
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#299181 - 03/02/17 10:37 PM Re: Reader Rant Roundtable for March 2017 [Re: Greger]
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Thanks Greger,
I used to have no trouble with images, but most were jpg files. There seem to be many non-jpg images that appear on google image search, that are not acceptable to this software.
Tat
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#299187 - 03/03/17 02:27 AM Re: Reader Rant Roundtable for March 2017 [Re: TatumAH]
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#299188 - 03/03/17 02:32 AM Re: Reader Rant Roundtable for March 2017 [Re: Greger]
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Fixed it for ya...You'll get the hang of it again, Tat.
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#299195 - 03/03/17 03:48 AM Re: Reader Rant Roundtable for March 2017 [Re: Greger]
TatumAH Offline
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Registered: 02/18/11
Posts: 385
Loc: Upstate NY
Thanx Greger,

I will have to learn fast, as I am impaired without the ability to express myself
with "appropriate"rolleyes images.

Today Sessions opened his press conference with: "It's good to be with you (curiously smiling)..." ROTFMOL I laffed out loud! I thought Sessions reminded me of some character, but couldn't quite place him!
Tat



Edited by TatumAH (03/03/17 03:54 AM)
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#299196 - 03/03/17 03:53 AM Re: Reader Rant Roundtable for March 2017 [Re: Greger]
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Sessions reminds me of this character:

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