Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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those old telephone booths go for top dollar after restoration.
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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.
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Pyrrho wrote: Fri Oct 23, 2020 4:45 pmImage
A preliminary sketch for Nighthawks.

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Hotarubi wrote: Wed Oct 21, 2020 11:15 am
The full promo suggest to me that "Mr Delicious" is modeled after the bosses of Rax at the time.

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I never heard of Rax.

Where was it?
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Had a few in Cleveland, otherwise I don't know and not sure I care enough to Google it. All those types of eateries are basically the same.
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From Wikipedia:
Current status

From Rax to Rich's Inc. owns the two locations in Lancaster, Ohio and Ironton.[33] Most of the remaining Rax locations are franchisee-owned, with the right to use the Rax name as long as the store is in operation. The website lists eight locations, six in Southern Ohio, and one each in Kentucky and Illinois.[3] However with the closures in West Union and Georgetown, as well as the yet-to-be-built store in Chillicothe, Ohio, there are only five operating locations as of October 2020.
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The mascot they came up with for kids isn't much better.

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Well, well…
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Looks safe to me.
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I played on something like that. Still have my radio.
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Witness wrote: Sun Nov 01, 2020 3:03 am Image

Well, well…
Is that real? It looks as if a band of enterprising ambulance chasing lawyers raided the municipal engineering department one night and switched the blueprints.
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Very real.
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Everyone had nine kids so losing a few to mishaps like the croup, be snatched by hobos, or impacting upon concrete was expected.

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"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out." – Don
DocX: FTW. – sparks
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"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone." – clarsct
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Shit. That's going to end up in your sig." – Pyrrho
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"just like Doc X said." – gnome

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Witness wrote: Sun Nov 01, 2020 3:03 am Image

Well, well…
Some years ago I worked for a small buisness that built playgrounds...yeah the ones kiddos use.
These involved big 'ole lumber treated with an arsenic compound (yeah I could lift a 8x8 back then).
Short version: A private school decided not to pay the 8k and painted the installation with the colors of the ANC.
They really didn't have to bother, it would have cost more to take it out.
Addendum: The lumber company rep's hands were stained yellow with arsenic.
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We had a small playground for the building's children but had to scrap it (an oscillating wooden horse and a double swing) as the security rules tightened.

Good riddance, it magically attracted dumb and noisy teenagers at night.