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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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#21 DeadPigmon

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 03:21 AM

I'm sure I will like it after it gets an awesome stop motion commercial with the autobots being bastards

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 05:35 AM

I wonder which other TF Kreons will be included?

There has to be more than just Devastator and the humans.



#23 Boltax

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 05:38 AM

QUOTE(Cat @ Feb 5 2012, 05:35 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I wonder which other TF Kreons will be included?

There has to be more than just Devastator and the humans.


It's an interesting question. Certainly I'd guess what you're seeing is one human per vehicle. Hopefully there'd be one TF per human.

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(The biggest set from last year came with 5 Kreons. 8 Kreons wouldn't be a COMPLETELY unreasonable amount.)

Edited by Boltax, 05 February 2012 - 06:20 AM.


#24 Esser-Z

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 12:35 PM

I don't really care about the Kreons or other models. I want this for that hugging awesome giant robot design we see in that pic!

#25 Chip

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 12:39 PM

Is his right leg a forklift? I think I see the prongs.

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 02:28 PM



More pics from the same source.

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 03:06 PM

Knock Out looks like such great fun.

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 10:51 AM

Heh, so little Kreon G1 Devastator can sit into the big Mecha Bayformers Devastator and drive it around like Megas XLR? icon-fire.gif

I don't like the set - quite basic compared to what it could have been, but the idea is neat. And one more Kreon to get!

QUOTE(Monzo @ Feb 4 2012, 09:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Spark @ Feb 4 2012, 03:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Judging by lack of wings, could be just a place holder for Kreon G1 Devastator, since these usually come with themselves.


Entirely possible! On the other hand - after blowing up and brightening the image - it looks like none of the Kreon construction workers actually have faces.


They are too afraid to have them, since Prime is usually in the next package, eyeing them in a very unnerving way... icon-fire.gif

Edited by BB Shockwave, 06 February 2012 - 10:54 AM.


#29 Esser-Z

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 10:54 AM

QUOTE(BB Shockwave @ Feb 6 2012, 10:51 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Heh, so little Kreon G1 Devastator can sit into the big Mecha Bayformers Devastator and drive it around like Megas XLR? icon-fire.gif

I really do hope it DOES have a cockpit for him, so I can just repurpose it as a mecha for Lego minifigs. If it doesn't, well, I can either build one or just use it as a non-piloted giant robot. icon-fire.gif

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 11:06 AM

QUOTE(Esser-Z @ Feb 6 2012, 04:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(BB Shockwave @ Feb 6 2012, 10:51 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Heh, so little Kreon G1 Devastator can sit into the big Mecha Bayformers Devastator and drive it around like Megas XLR? icon-fire.gif

I really do hope it DOES have a cockpit for him, so I can just repurpose it as a mecha for Lego minifigs. If it doesn't, well, I can either build one or just use it as a non-piloted giant robot. icon-fire.gif


You can see the cockpit on the top of the red "excavator" body part, it's lined with grey. Heh, that could actually be considered a hommage to Action Master Devastator! The Constructicons built him but he is too small, so he built himself a giant exo-suit... icon-hotrod.gif

Btw, I think he transforms this way:

- Red excavator with claw and wrecking ball (forms body and left arm)
- Orange dumptruck (right leg)
- yellow front loader (left leg)
- green drill (right arm)

I am not sure what the 'tail' or third arm on his back becomes. Also, there is a small orange cement mixer in the set. And Kre-O energon cubes!

Edited by BB Shockwave, 06 February 2012 - 11:06 AM.