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2014-08-12 10:02:06 PM  

IronTom: Drinking a glass of RumChata

/had some homemade pear cider earlier, but I think the pear had fallen too far from the tree and it was more like fermented dishrag.

//the RumChata is pretty good though


What in the name of all that is holy is RumChata?
 
2014-08-12 10:02:52 PM  

IronTom: ecmoRandomNumbers: a '79 Datsun pickup, which is probably the easiest truck to work on in the universe

and that is probably why it is still running


There was nothing luxurious about Datsuns, ever, but holy damn, they knew how to build a car to last. He'd better take care of it. It was mine for years and I let it sit because I had something else, so my mom asked me to sign it over so my nephew would have a truck. I want it back someday. It runs like a watch.
 
2014-08-12 10:04:14 PM  

crypticsatellite: IronTom: butter in coffee?  can't you just put the butter on a piece of toast?  I usually have my coffee black.

And coconut oil.

It ramps up fat burning and the medium-chain triglycerides are rapidly metabolized by the brain. It does give quite the boost.


* the brain doesn't metabolize them, it consumes the metabolized ketones without requiring glucose from sugars or carbs.
 
2014-08-12 10:05:18 PM  
Wil Wheaton is calling!
 
2014-08-12 10:05:54 PM  
Chloe is on
 
2014-08-12 10:08:03 PM  

crypticsatellite: IronTom: butter in coffee?  can't you just put the butter on a piece of toast?  I usually have my coffee black.

And coconut oil.

It ramps up fat burning and the medium-chain triglycerides are rapidly metabolized by the brain. It does give quite the boost.


Coffee with 14 grams of butter and 14 grams of coconut oil is my morning meal. I don't eat with it. I drink coffee in the morning and am good until dinner time.
 
2014-08-12 10:08:49 PM  

IronTom: Wil Wheaton is calling!


Still on PsiEnce. The Illinois case is quite compelling.
 
2014-08-12 10:09:11 PM  

crypticsatellite: RumChata?


Behold

www.four51.com
 
2014-08-12 10:09:54 PM  
We need better Tuesday programming. :(
 
2014-08-12 10:10:54 PM  

IronTom: Benevolent Misanthrope: IronTom: Benevolent Misanthrope: Hey, everybody!  Happy Tuesday!

crypticsatellite: IronTom: You know, it says it is new, but it is not.

Yeah, I noticed that from the description. Still preparing dinner--homemade pasta and stir fried veggies from an organic farm in Concord.

IronTom: crypticsatellite: homemade pasta and stir fried veggies from an organic farm in Concord.

oh veggies.  I need better glasses.

I had hamburgers from a local cow.  I couldn't finish it.  Bessie!  No actually it tasted a little funny, probably just fine, but the puppy got a hamburger and it wasn't even her birthday.

I had a piece of pound cake and a glass of milk. :/

That sounds scrumptious!

It was fast and easy, if not exactly nutritious.  A 6-egg pound cake.  Also included 3 sticks of butter.

sounds like you made it from scratch.  Do they have pound cakes in Canada?  I though it was metric,..


Well - it sounds better than a 454 gram cake... :)
 
2014-08-12 10:11:19 PM  

IronTom: crypticsatellite: RumChata?

Behold

[www.four51.com image 300x586]


Creamy rum? Kind of like a Jamaican Bailey's?
 
2014-08-12 10:11:55 PM  
It

crypticsatellite: IronTom: Wil Wheaton is calling!

Still on PsiEnce. The Illinois case is quite compelling.


It's Wil's season finalii, but' I'm taping it, so going back to Unexplained.  Will had Chloe O'Brian, it is good to see, plus ne announced that Ghosthunters are going to have an announcement on his show.  Taping
 
2014-08-12 10:12:22 PM  

ecmoRandomNumbers: We need better Tuesday programming. :(


I'm working my way through ST:TOS. One episode a day max. Then when the gf gets home, we do one episode of the other series we are working our way through: X-Files.

I like our programming. :)
 
2014-08-12 10:13:41 PM  

ecmoRandomNumbers: We need better Tuesday programming. :(


Yeah, the good stuff is now on Wednesday nights. :(
 
2014-08-12 10:14:00 PM  

ecmoRandomNumbers: We need better Tuesday programming. :(


Write them!

I wrote them last week, and got a reply:

Dear Viewer,
Thank you for contacting Science Channel.
We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to write us and for bringing
this matter to our attention.  Please know that we will take your comments
under advisement.
Thank you for expressing your interest in our programming.
Sincerely,
Viewer Relations
Science Channel
 
2014-08-12 10:15:28 PM  

crypticsatellite: IronTom: crypticsatellite: RumChata?

Behold

[www.four51.com image 300x586]

Creamy rum? Kind of like a Jamaican Bailey's?


seems a little cinammony.  There's just so much of it you can drink.  A carribindonesian Bailey's
 
2014-08-12 10:17:23 PM  
OOO the triangles.  I think they found a way to overcome gravity with a sort of industrial plant. I'm betting spinning magnets, but who knows.
 
2014-08-12 10:17:59 PM  
It is not an unknown technology, just unknown to him.
 
2014-08-12 10:19:12 PM  

Benevolent Misanthrope: IronTom: Benevolent Misanthrope: IronTom: Benevolent Misanthrope: Hey, everybody!  Happy Tuesday!

crypticsatellite: IronTom: You know, it says it is new, but it is not.

Yeah, I noticed that from the description. Still preparing dinner--homemade pasta and stir fried veggies from an organic farm in Concord.

IronTom: crypticsatellite: homemade pasta and stir fried veggies from an organic farm in Concord.

oh veggies.  I need better glasses.

I had hamburgers from a local cow.  I couldn't finish it.  Bessie!  No actually it tasted a little funny, probably just fine, but the puppy got a hamburger and it wasn't even her birthday.

I had a piece of pound cake and a glass of milk. :/

That sounds scrumptious!

It was fast and easy, if not exactly nutritious.  A 6-egg pound cake.  Also included 3 sticks of butter.

sounds like you made it from scratch.  Do they have pound cakes in Canada?  I though it was metric,..

Well - it sounds better than a 454 gram cake... :)


Yeah, but 454 gram cake sounds sort of catchy.  It could probably win a bakeoff just by virtue of it's name.
 
2014-08-12 10:20:04 PM  

IronTom: ecmoRandomNumbers: We need better Tuesday programming. :(

Write them!

I wrote them last week, and got a reply:

Dear Viewer,
Thank you for contacting Science Channel.
We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to write us and for bringing
this matter to our attention.  Please know that we will take your comments
under advisement.
Thank you for expressing your interest in our programming.
Sincerely,
Viewer Relations
Science Channel


I can't help but think that the intern who reads and immediately deletes the e-mails doesn't really give a damn.
 
2014-08-12 10:20:27 PM  

Nadie_AZ: the other series we are working our way through: X-Files.


good times!
 
2014-08-12 10:21:13 PM  

ecmoRandomNumbers: IronTom: ecmoRandomNumbers: We need better Tuesday programming. :(

Write them!

I wrote them last week, and got a reply:

Dear Viewer,
Thank you for contacting Science Channel.
We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to write us and for bringing
this matter to our attention.  Please know that we will take your comments
under advisement.
Thank you for expressing your interest in our programming.
Sincerely,
Viewer Relations
Science Channel

I can't help but think that the intern who reads and immediately deletes the e-mails doesn't really give a damn.


I think he or she is lurking
 
2014-08-12 10:22:09 PM  

IronTom: OOO the triangles.  I think they found a way to overcome gravity with a sort of industrial plant. I'm betting spinning magnets, but who knows.


Unless they are also unmanned, they'd also have to overcome inertia in some manner.
 
2014-08-12 10:23:39 PM  

Nadie_AZ: ecmoRandomNumbers: We need better Tuesday programming. :(

I'm working my way through ST:TOS. One episode a day max. Then when the gf gets home, we do one episode of the other series we are working our way through: X-Files.

I like our programming. :)


I admire your self-restraint!
 
2014-08-12 10:25:14 PM  
What is this "Late Night Science" thing? It said it's on tonight, but I don't see it...
 
2014-08-12 10:26:23 PM  

the 37th parallel.  The Coast-to-Coast guy was talking about the 33rd parallel as being a mysterious place.

Oh, I just realized, the 37th and the 33rd are parallel TO EACH OTHER!

innermasterytools.com

 
2014-08-12 10:27:34 PM  

IronTom: the 37th parallel.  The Coast-to-Coast guy was talking about the 33rd parallel as being a mysterious place.Oh, I just realized, the 37th and the 33rd are parallel TO EACH OTHER![innermasterytools.com image 223x226]


Mind. Blown.
 
2014-08-12 10:27:49 PM  

crypticsatellite: IronTom: OOO the triangles.  I think they found a way to overcome gravity with a sort of industrial plant. I'm betting spinning magnets, but who knows.

Unless they are also unmanned, they'd also have to overcome inertia in some manner.


With the anti-inertia engine.  They've written books about that, SF books.
 
2014-08-12 10:30:26 PM  

IronTom: crypticsatellite: IronTom: OOO the triangles.  I think they found a way to overcome gravity with a sort of industrial plant. I'm betting spinning magnets, but who knows.

Unless they are also unmanned, they'd also have to overcome inertia in some manner.

With the anti-inertia engine.  They've written books about that, SF books.


Ah, right, the inertial-compensators.
 
2014-08-12 10:31:35 PM  

crypticsatellite: IronTom: crypticsatellite: IronTom: OOO the triangles.  I think they found a way to overcome gravity with a sort of industrial plant. I'm betting spinning magnets, but who knows.

Unless they are also unmanned, they'd also have to overcome inertia in some manner.

With the anti-inertia engine.  They've written books about that, SF books.

Ah, right, the inertial-compensators.


It may just be that the aliens are more compact and more firmly put together than humans and can take much higher G-Forces.
 
2014-08-12 10:35:20 PM  

IronTom: crypticsatellite: IronTom: crypticsatellite: IronTom: OOO the triangles.  I think they found a way to overcome gravity with a sort of industrial plant. I'm betting spinning magnets, but who knows.

Unless they are also unmanned, they'd also have to overcome inertia in some manner.

With the anti-inertia engine.  They've written books about that, SF books.

Ah, right, the inertial-compensators.

It may just be that the aliens are more compact and more firmly put together than humans and can take much higher G-Forces.


Or they are digital.
 
2014-08-12 10:43:29 PM  

crypticsatellite: IronTom: crypticsatellite: IronTom: crypticsatellite: IronTom: OOO the triangles.  I think they found a way to overcome gravity with a sort of industrial plant. I'm betting spinning magnets, but who knows.

Unless they are also unmanned, they'd also have to overcome inertia in some manner.

With the anti-inertia engine.  They've written books about that, SF books.

Ah, right, the inertial-compensators.

It may just be that the aliens are more compact and more firmly put together than humans and can take much higher G-Forces.

Or they are digital.


Or telepaths
 
2014-08-12 10:48:37 PM  

IronTom: crypticsatellite: IronTom: crypticsatellite: IronTom: crypticsatellite: IronTom: OOO the triangles.  I think they found a way to overcome gravity with a sort of industrial plant. I'm betting spinning magnets, but who knows.

Unless they are also unmanned, they'd also have to overcome inertia in some manner.

With the anti-inertia engine.  They've written books about that, SF books.

Ah, right, the inertial-compensators.

It may just be that the aliens are more compact and more firmly put together than humans and can take much higher G-Forces.

Or they are digital.

Or telepaths


Long distance brain control, you mean?
 
2014-08-12 10:49:45 PM  

crypticsatellite: IronTom: crypticsatellite: IronTom: crypticsatellite: IronTom: crypticsatellite: IronTom: OOO the triangles.  I think they found a way to overcome gravity with a sort of industrial plant. I'm betting spinning magnets, but who knows.

Unless they are also unmanned, they'd also have to overcome inertia in some manner.

With the anti-inertia engine.  They've written books about that, SF books.

Ah, right, the inertial-compensators.

It may just be that the aliens are more compact and more firmly put together than humans and can take much higher G-Forces.

Or they are digital.

Or telepaths

Long distance brain control, you mean?


sure, maybe with quantum entangled brain cells mounted in both das alien and das rocket
 
2014-08-12 10:50:51 PM  
Thinking of getting some Hatch Chili's

http://www.hatch-chile.com

supposedly they are just being harvested, and the way that ecmoRandomNumbers has been talking about them, they need to be tried.
 
2014-08-12 10:51:52 PM  

Nadie_AZ: ecmoRandomNumbers: We need better Tuesday programming. :(

I'm working my way through ST:TOS. One episode a day max. Then when the gf gets home, we do one episode of the other series we are working our way through: X-Files.

I like our programming. :)


Is that on Netflix? I miss those. My roommates and I at UofA would get together for Simpsons and for X-Files.
 
2014-08-12 10:54:44 PM  

IronTom: Thinking of getting some Hatch Chili's

http://www.hatch-chile.com

supposedly they are just being harvested, and the way that ecmoRandomNumbers has been talking about them, they need to be tried.


The art is in what you do with the chiles. Good tamales take years to learn to make. You can make a decent pork green chile to put into beans, though.
 
2014-08-12 10:55:19 PM  

ecmoRandomNumbers: Nadie_AZ: ecmoRandomNumbers: We need better Tuesday programming. :(

I'm working my way through ST:TOS. One episode a day max. Then when the gf gets home, we do one episode of the other series we are working our way through: X-Files.

I like our programming. :)

Is that on Netflix? I miss those. My roommates and I at UofA would get together for Simpsons and for X-Files.


Both are, yes. Good times.
 
2014-08-12 10:57:38 PM  

IronTom: crypticsatellite: IronTom: crypticsatellite: IronTom: crypticsatellite: IronTom: crypticsatellite: IronTom: OOO the triangles.  I think they found a way to overcome gravity with a sort of industrial plant. I'm betting spinning magnets, but who knows.

Unless they are also unmanned, they'd also have to overcome inertia in some manner.

With the anti-inertia engine.  They've written books about that, SF books.

Ah, right, the inertial-compensators.

It may just be that the aliens are more compact and more firmly put together than humans and can take much higher G-Forces.

Or they are digital.

Or telepaths

Long distance brain control, you mean?

sure, maybe with quantum entangled brain cells mounted in both das alien and das rocket


Makes sense. I had an idea for a sic-fi short story based on something similar.
 
2014-08-12 10:58:36 PM  
Switched over to a Redd's WICKED Apple Ale.  It is very different, and not immediately too offputting.  It is sort of like that Bizzare Foods America guy, as if he was drinking something, this would be like the liver of an eel, but in an apple sort of way.  It is different but good, and 8% so it's got that going and it was BOGO at the store.
 
2014-08-12 11:01:30 PM  
Hmm the next show has a warning disclaimer. it must be mmmmmmutilil, I mean it mmust be good.
 
2014-08-12 11:01:36 PM  

IronTom: Switched over to a Redd's WICKED Apple Ale.  It is very different, and not immediately too offputting.  It is sort of like that Bizzare Foods America guy, as if he was drinking something, this would be like the liver of an eel, but in an apple sort of way.  It is different but good, and 8% so it's got that going and it was BOGO at the store.


BOGO?

Not sure I'd seek that out based upon your review.
 
2014-08-12 11:02:22 PM  

IronTom: Hmm the next show has a warning disclaimer. it must be mmmmmmutilil, I mean it mmust be good.


I must have missed the warning. O NOES! What did it say?
 
2014-08-12 11:03:10 PM  

ecmoRandomNumbers: IronTom: Thinking of getting some Hatch Chili's

http://www.hatch-chile.com

supposedly they are just being harvested, and the way that ecmoRandomNumbers has been talking about them, they need to be tried.

The art is in what you do with the chiles. Good tamales take years to learn to make. You can make a decent pork green chile to put into beans, though.


what would you get?  Sierra, NM, Big Jim, Sierra, or Lumbre?
 
2014-08-12 11:05:46 PM  

crypticsatellite: IronTom: Hmm the next show has a warning disclaimer. it must be mmmmmmutilil, I mean it mmust be good.

I must have missed the warning. O NOES! What did it say?


THE FOLLOWING PROGRAM CONTAINS

DRAMATIZATION OF ACTUAL EVENTS

AND HAS CONTENT SOME VIEWERS

MAY FIND DISTURBING

 
2014-08-12 11:06:30 PM  

crypticsatellite: BOGO?


Buy One Get One
 
2014-08-12 11:09:10 PM  

IronTom: ecmoRandomNumbers: IronTom: Thinking of getting some Hatch Chili's

http://www.hatch-chile.com

supposedly they are just being harvested, and the way that ecmoRandomNumbers has been talking about them, they need to be tried.

The art is in what you do with the chiles. Good tamales take years to learn to make. You can make a decent pork green chile to put into beans, though.

what would you get?  Sierra, NM, Big Jim, Sierra, or Lumbre?


Uhhhhh...

We just call them Hatch chiles. They sell them EVERYWHERE. I think most of the ones sold locally are Big Jims. If I remember right, that's what was on all the boxes last year. You probably want something big enough to make rellenos -- which are also pretty easy to make. If you can fry chicken, you can make a decent relleno. God, now my mouth is all watering.
 
2014-08-12 11:10:30 PM  

ecmoRandomNumbers: IronTom: ecmoRandomNumbers: IronTom: Thinking of getting some Hatch Chili's

http://www.hatch-chile.com

supposedly they are just being harvested, and the way that ecmoRandomNumbers has been talking about them, they need to be tried.

The art is in what you do with the chiles. Good tamales take years to learn to make. You can make a decent pork green chile to put into beans, though.

what would you get?  Sierra, NM, Big Jim, Sierra, or Lumbre?

Uhhhhh...

We just call them Hatch chiles. They sell them EVERYWHERE. I think most of the ones sold locally are Big Jims. If I remember right, that's what was on all the boxes last year. You probably want something big enough to make rellenos -- which are also pretty easy to make. If you can fry chicken, you can make a decent relleno. God, now my mouth is all watering.


That's what they used to call me, but I go by "James" these days.
 
2014-08-12 11:11:06 PM  

IronTom: crypticsatellite: IronTom: Hmm the next show has a warning disclaimer. it must be mmmmmmutilil, I mean it mmust be good.

I must have missed the warning. O NOES! What did it say?

THE FOLLOWING PROGRAM CONTAINSDRAMATIZATION OF ACTUAL EVENTSAND HAS CONTENT SOME VIEWERS MAY FIND DISTURBING


Ahhhhhh. So scared.

/not really
 
2014-08-12 11:14:10 PM  
Well, that's the problem -- they're Lutheran.
 
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