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@  Ashley : (21 April 2019 - 10:08 PM)

They frequently do, but yeah there's no rule. Google will usually answer it for a specific restaurant, though

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 April 2019 - 02:57 PM)

Depends on the restaurant and the area. There's no universal rule about it.

@  TM2-Megatron : (21 April 2019 - 02:41 PM)

I thought restaurants were one of the few things that stayed open on holidays, along with movie theatres and the like

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (21 April 2019 - 02:30 PM)

Well here I am hungry on a Sunday afternoon and I head to Chipotle only to find out right then and there that the place is closed for Easter. Yay.

@  MEDdMI : (19 April 2019 - 09:21 PM)

oof, yikes. Good luck.

@  wonko the sane? : (19 April 2019 - 09:18 PM)

We're in the middle of a kitchen reno and NOTHING will be done until tuesday. I could beat a four day weekend with a hammer right now if it meant I could use my stove again.

@  Steevy Maximus : (19 April 2019 - 06:47 PM)

Can't beat 4 day weekends either.

@  Steevy Maximus : (19 April 2019 - 06:47 PM)

I prefer later shifts myself, but my 3 day weekend shift isn't bad. Nice to work without those administration busy bodies poking around.

@  Nevermore : (19 April 2019 - 04:12 AM)

Yeah, traffic is a plus as well. Rarely got any trouble getting to work on late shift (even with the neverending construction site on the highway), and when my shift is over, there's hardly any traffic at all anymore.

@  MEDdMI : (18 April 2019 - 06:27 PM)

while I don't have weekends consistently off, working 2nd shift isn't so bad. I'm more likely to do stuff before work than after (when I'm already tired). Plus no rush hour traffic

@  TM2-Megatron : (18 April 2019 - 05:03 PM)

Switching shifts constantly is never good for one's health. There was a time when I worked overnights steady for about 2 years; did wonders for my health, as well

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:36 PM)

Don't miss early shift (and especially switching back and forth every two weeks) a bit.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:36 PM)

Man, permanent late shift really has done wonders for my overal well-being. Never having to get up early for work, staying up late, weekends off... a ot of my coworkers think I'm crazy, but late shift is really my preferred shift.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:33 PM)

(My total lack of sleep on that day might have contributed, though.)

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:33 PM)

At noon, it was warm.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:33 PM)

On Monday, we went on strike early in the morning, I was also wearing to jackets and gloves and my toes and fingers were freezing.

@  wonko the sane? : (18 April 2019 - 04:31 PM)

Nope, right now my days are doing that. Frigid at night (Well, just below zero, but still.) and warm enough to be always be ill prepared during the day.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:28 PM)

Today it's so warm I had to take a shower to wash off the sweat after a lengthy bike trip.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:27 PM)

This past Friday I was wearing two jackets and winter gloves outside and took a hot bath when I returned home.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:27 PM)

Is "April weather" an issue in other countries as well, or is that specifically a German phenomenon?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 April 2019 - 11:04 AM)

Well, when you understand the history of the area it make sense. It's basically a series of countries buying the place, moving in, saying "we rule you people now", and the locals shrugging and responding, "okay, you have fun with that".

@  Sabrblade : (16 April 2019 - 07:58 AM)

When did we all turn into Henry Higgins?

@  unluckiness : (16 April 2019 - 03:16 AM)

To be fair, most Americans can't get the hang of English, so I can understand why.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 April 2019 - 03:15 AM)

(And yeah, Calliope is a Greek muse, not French, but the street was named BY the French when they took over.)

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 April 2019 - 03:10 AM)

In New Orleans there's a bunch of streets with French names that are pronounced by locals with a more English emphasis, for example "Calliope Street" is pronounced "CAL-lee-ope".

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 11:56 PM)

I figured as much for Canadians.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 April 2019 - 11:37 PM)

hm; whenever I've heard people talk about the school they said it the same way as the cathedral...but I guess that's in Canada, so they're probably more familiar with the cathedral than the school

@  Dracula : (15 April 2019 - 11:11 PM)

There's plenty of place names in the US like that. Around here we have an "el doh-RAY-doh," and up north there's a Cairo that's pronounced "kay-roh"

@  RichardT1977 : (15 April 2019 - 09:56 PM)

Yeah, the common pronunciation of the University is probably the reason most Americans don't pronounce the Cathedral name correctly.

@  Arazyr : (15 April 2019 - 08:03 PM)

That's my understanding of how the two are supposed to be pronounced as well.

@  Echowarrior : (15 April 2019 - 07:42 PM)

When I'm talking about the cathedral, I say "noh-treh dahme". When I talk about the university, I say "noh-ter dayme". I don't see a problem with that.

@  Paladin : (15 April 2019 - 06:26 PM)

guessing "Hunchback" just got bumped WAY down the list for Disney's live-action remakes...

@  Patch : (15 April 2019 - 05:56 PM)

We all pronounce it wrong, so no one knows enough to care.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 April 2019 - 05:40 PM)

It'd be odd for most Americans not to know how to pronounce Notre Dame, considering they have a University with the same name that's the subject of a relatively popular film based around a sport most Americans love

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 04:22 PM)

Three or four more hours will be needed to contain the fire.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 04:22 PM)

Update from France 24: the Paris Fire Brigade says two towers and the main structure of the cathedral have been saved from complete destruction.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 03:57 PM)

One does not have to speak French to know that rhyming with "voter name" is off the mark.

@  Locoman : (15 April 2019 - 03:51 PM)

Really? It's an international tragedy and you're zeroing in on the people who maybe don't speak French?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 03:44 PM)

@Tm_Silverclaw I just read on BBC News that the cause is not yet clear, but officials suspect the fire could be linked to renovation work.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 03:42 PM)

Oh boy, here we go with the U.S.-American newscasters who can't pronounce "Notre Dame" correctly.

@  TheMightyMol... : (15 April 2019 - 03:38 PM)

Too soon to say.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (15 April 2019 - 03:20 PM)

Do we know if it was an attack? Arson? Or just bad wiring?

@  Nevermore : (15 April 2019 - 02:10 PM)

Religion is dead?

@  Paladin : (15 April 2019 - 02:01 PM)

major cathedral burning down on Holy Week is some kind of metaphor.

@  Benbot : (15 April 2019 - 12:54 PM)

Hard to believe a wonder of the world could just be wiped out so easily. Hopefully they can still save it

@  Benbot : (15 April 2019 - 12:51 PM)

Well, Notre Dame is burning down

@  Benbot : (15 April 2019 - 10:05 AM)

yikes I thought the site was going to be down for a while

@  Nevermore : (14 April 2019 - 09:07 PM)

So, time for another strike. No sleep for me tonight. Oh well.

@  Nevermore : (14 April 2019 - 09:04 PM)

Think Game of Thrones "light" meets Cabaret and you get the idea.

@  Nevermore : (14 April 2019 - 09:03 PM)

Kinda sorta, just with more intrigue, conspiracy, depravity, crime and violence.


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What time is is it? Adventure Time Thread!


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#1 Liege

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Posted 08 August 2011 - 10:11 AM

Am I the only one here who's been watching this? Are you all too hopped up on ponies?

It's a really awesome cartoon, the right mix of action and humor (most of it surreal) with some great characters and interesting world building, not to mention some mathematical tunes icon-ironhide.gif .

So, those of you who like this show should come discuss it here and those of you who haven't seen it yet should watch a few episodes, imho it beats the pants off a certain other show that shall remain nameless.
QUOTE(NightViper @ Aug 3 2013, 02:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
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And Liege, you're words really have had an effect on me. It made me relise I've shouldn't care about what others think of me, I should only care about what I think of myself.

Liege is a small dude with a lot of wisdom.

Well one of those descriptive words is accurate I suppose!

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Posted 08 August 2011 - 10:16 AM

I love Adventure Time, yet it's never on when I'm watching CN (stupid Johnny Test and Regular show razza frazza). It's great, I absolutely love it.

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Posted 08 August 2011 - 10:17 AM

10 seconds of a 30 second commercial was about all I could stand. Maybe you can tell me why this is better than every other crappy art cartoon being churned out by CN over the past 15 years.

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Posted 08 August 2011 - 10:19 AM

Algebraic!

My mate recommended this show to me after he watched it with his son. It's one of the most random shows I've watched in a while and I love it!



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Posted 08 August 2011 - 10:20 AM

This is what I'm getting pumped for



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Posted 08 August 2011 - 10:28 AM


Adventure Time is great!

Much better than CNs own slock. It was actually an award winning animated short adapted into being a series by it's creator.

I wouldn't have expected it either, but once I actually watched... I don't miss an episode now.

It's really well written, fun clever adventure stuff with good humor and enjoyable characters.. Take classic DnD, Thundar the barbarians post apocalyptic world, Johnny Quest, Kamandi the last boy, Bill Murry, and the Venture Bros (minus the "adult" stuff) and mix it with some fun surrealness and use it to create a well written, surprising cartoon that kids and geeky parents can both love and you have Adventure Time!


-ZacWilliam, seriously, one of the best cartoons on TV right now IMO.
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Posted 08 August 2011 - 10:33 AM

QUOTE(Goblez @ Aug 8 2011, 11:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
This is what I'm getting pumped for

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Ok, didn't follow any AT! News from Comicon. That was really coo! Is it just a one shot that switches everyone's gender to see what it'd be like?


ZacWilliam, has the strongest urge to see these guys meet the regular cast...
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Posted 08 August 2011 - 10:40 AM

QUOTE(LoomX @ Aug 8 2011, 10:19 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Algebraic!

That clip did nothing for me. I presume it's much funnier in context, then?

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Posted 08 August 2011 - 10:48 AM

QUOTE(Kalidor @ Aug 8 2011, 11:17 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
10 seconds of a 30 second commercial was about all I could stand. Maybe you can tell me why this is better than every other crappy art cartoon being churned out by CN over the past 15 years.


Well for starters, despite it's appearances it is an action cartoon as well as a comedy. It's about Finn the human and Jake the dog in the land of Ooo, which is hinted as being a post apocalyptic wasteland after being devastated by 'The Mushroom War'. Which explains why there are no humans apart from Finn and why everyone is some kind of mutant. It's got an interesting sorta fantasy setting with some technological elements.

The episodes are mostly episodic but there is continuity and the end of last season had 'the big bad' The Lich (who was mentioned in past episodes as being defeated by Billy the Legendary Hero) being resurrected. Think of it like MLP:FiM if the rest of the show was more like the tone set in the pilot (but also much more awesome). The characters are very likeable, Finn and Jake's friendship being very sweet at times, not to mention Princess Bubblegum, Marceline the Vampire Queen or Lumpy Space Princess (OH MY GLOB).

I'll admit some of the adverts can be annoying especially as they tend to show the more surreal moments without context; for example for the newest episode that premiers this week the adverts keep focusing on one character with the most annoyingly screechy voice. If that had been my first experience with it I'm not sure I'd have wanted to watch it either, but give it a couple of episodes (they're only 10 mins long) and see if you like it. If you do, you do, if you don't, you don't.
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And Liege, you're words really have had an effect on me. It made me relise I've shouldn't care about what others think of me, I should only care about what I think of myself.

Liege is a small dude with a lot of wisdom.

Well one of those descriptive words is accurate I suppose!

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Posted 08 August 2011 - 10:54 AM

it also has awesome songs






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Posted 08 August 2011 - 11:51 AM

The song for Billy is awesome. That was a great episode.

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Posted 08 August 2011 - 12:07 PM

Adventure Time, and to a lesser extent Regular Show, make Mondays tolerable ^__^

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Posted 08 August 2011 - 02:11 PM

I simply can't stand Regular Show. Ugh. So annoying! "YEAAAUGGGHH" BLECH!




End of rant. AT is totally mathematical.

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Posted 08 August 2011 - 02:31 PM

I watched RS for the first time yesterday; it wasn't bad. I liked the main two characters but the show at times feels like it's trying too hard to be surreal or absurd with the other characters (like OMG THIS GUY IS A GUMBALL MAHCINE FOR NO REASON).
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QUOTE(Escargon @ Aug 1 2013, 10:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And Liege, you're words really have had an effect on me. It made me relise I've shouldn't care about what others think of me, I should only care about what I think of myself.

Liege is a small dude with a lot of wisdom.

Well one of those descriptive words is accurate I suppose!

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Posted 08 August 2011 - 02:34 PM

QUOTE(Confuzor @ Aug 8 2011, 01:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Adventure Time, and to a lesser extent Regular Show, make Mondays tolerable ^__^

I love both of those shows, mainly 'cuz they both got a retro feel to them.

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Posted 08 August 2011 - 02:47 PM

Regular Show is definitely one that needs a few episodes "get". Also, it was apparently inspired by cocaine. EDIT: Tonight's ep is a rerun, but a really good ep to get a feeling for the show when it's firing on all cylinders.

But Adventure, Time, I've loved it since day one, and has very rarely disappointed me. But much like MLP, it can't be explained by simply showing people the funny parts out of context, one needs to watch it, see the great animation (animation itself is different from art style), listen to the funny dialogue (and what they manage to get away with!) and immerse themselves in the pure FUN to be had.

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Posted 08 August 2011 - 02:54 PM

I keep wanting to see Adventure Time, but I've never gotten around to it. I've heard good things, though.

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Posted 08 August 2011 - 03:29 PM

I love Adventure Time, Regular Show, Chowder and Flapjack. Better than most jive (like Morel Orel or 12oz Mouse) AS has been doing for years.
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Posted 08 August 2011 - 04:01 PM

I've adopted Math into my rotation of pseudo-swears. They really do get away with a ton of stuff. LSP is the best. As are Stanley and his family. I hope Fin still has that tiny computer in his throat, I've missed it.

The show has this strange Naive Darkness to it. Like Invader Zim without the bleakness. I mean, they made me laugh out loud at implicit cannibalism.
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Posted 08 August 2011 - 05:51 PM

"If I had a penny for every time some went crazy hopped up and magical energy... I'd be Abraham Lincoln."
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