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How did "the whole store" find out about it? I've never had a Wendy's call out a name when it is placed on an order. Seems like the only way everyone in the place would have known about it would be by making an issue of it. Not saying it was right to do, it could/should have been addressed privately with the manager (if they, indeed, didn't call it out loud to the restaurant). So I would think making an issue of it is where the public humiliation aspect would have started.
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Not to be "that guy" in the comments, but this isn't really a "trick" and is actually more complicated than it needs to be. In ARCH 101 we were taught how to do this, but the only instrument you need is a single straight edge (and a pencil, of course). Once you place 2 points on the horizon (which this person has also done, using them as the anchor points for the string) you simply place the straight edge on either of those points, at any angle you want. Any ray from either of those points along the straight edge will intersect any vertical line along the correct projection of the perspective. It's the same concept as shown here, but if you don't have a string and paper clip, it can be done just same way (as it always traditionally has) with just a straight edge. This just seems to be complicating a basic technique.
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people like her are alive today cause its w̶r̶o̶n̶g̶ illegal to hunt them for sport

Fixed that for you. I think if we could get the laws changed for people specifically like this, few of us would have any moral reservations about it. ;)
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Texas: Did you ride a horse to school? (I had never been near a horse in my life)
What is with "Don't Mess With Texas" we see it on signs everywhere, is that a gun thing? (No, it means don't litter)
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There is a component to keep in mind here, especially for active players who might get traded at any time (so this isn't likely to be their lifetime home). For the most part this is just asset management. You could buy something small and cheap, while putting your money in the bank, but there's a better chance for a higher return percentage-wise when you sell the property than the interest rate if you just left it in the bank. Interest rates are so low these days that even after the housing crash you're still more likely to be able to earn a better return reselling an expensive asset than what you would get keeping the principle in the bank. People who don't have tons of discretionary income often don't understand that expensive items for the rich are really just another place to store money temporarily for a fairly-guaranteed return (art, exotic cars, property, etc).
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If reality TV has taught us anything, it's that it is a *very* bad idea for society when we start rewarding bad/angry behavior. :(
I'd rather Mars initiate a rewards system when we're kinder and more humane to one another.
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Actually I think the issue with "gray" vs "grey" might be less about recent pop culture and is the same reason as "canceled" vs "cancelled". UK vs US spelling. It popped up in my life/work often even before the recent horrible book series.

In my job I handle global content and the UK vs. US spellings often come up as an issue to those not in the know (aside from the obvious color/colour and theater/theatre, etc). I've been in the midst of many discussions about "misspelled content" due to people not being aware that they are looking at Euro English vs. US English. "Cancelled" is always a big one that many people are unaware of, which is why I think it hits so many times on this list. People have a recollection of seeing it both ways (correctly in context) at times.
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Soooooo.. nothing taller than an average passenger car is allowed on urban Chinese streets?
Looking at pictures I see plenty of minivan type vehicles there that would probably be higher than the 2 meter clearance stated in the article (even after removing the standard buses that this would replace).
But I also see that their highways are *significantly* wider than ours in terms of lanes, so I guess they'd just deem a couple of them as "bus straddle" lanes where only cars of a certain height are allowed.
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Came in just to ask that very question.... especially since the casual attitude toward it has evolved *significantly* since my days of exploration (mid 80's).
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