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re: How Educated are You Compared to the Rest of Your Family? - studentforlife on 5/4/17 at 11:19 pm
I'm the most educated in my fam: Dad: bs economics Mom: college dropout Me: bs chemistry, bs physics, phd bioengineering, md Brother: college drop out Brother: bs chemistry, bs physics, 1/2 way to phd chemistry Sister: bs this month in petroleum safety Brother: working on his bs in business...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Michael Phelps open to returning for 2020 Olympics: "We'll see if I get that itch again" - studentforlife on 4/26/17 at 10:45 am
[quote]Edit: Phelps has also never posted a time faster than what 3rd place finished in at ncaa's this year. [/quote] Even if you know nothing about swimming, I would think someone who likes units enough to put "kilometers" in his user name would understand that swimming four 25 YARD laps will r...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Scenes from movies/tv/books that don't make sense - studentforlife on 10/3/16 at 11:28 pm
[quote] to point out it's suspicious that the main character didn't think it odd that no one other than one kid acknowledged his existence, spoke to him, made eye contact, etc for a prolonged duration of time. That his wife, or the kid's mother never said a word to him ever since the shooting. Come ...
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re: Spurs are an all time top 5 team - studentforlife on 5/1/16 at 3:38 pm
[link=(http://www.basketball-reference.com/play-index/tgl_finder.cgi?request=1&match=single&lg_id=NBA&year_min=1947&year_max=2016&team_id=&opp_id=&is_playoffs=N&round_id=&best_of=&team_seed_cmp=eq&team_seed=&opp_seed_cmp=eq&opp_seed=&is_range=N&game_num_type=team&game_num_min=&game_num_max=&game_mon...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Fighting a traffic ticket in Houston - studentforlife on 3/23/16 at 4:07 pm
[quote]are there any exceptions to the rules? did you look for them? [/quote] I looked. The only exception I found was the "engineering judgement" I posted above....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Fighting a traffic ticket in Houston - studentforlife on 3/23/16 at 4:04 pm
[quote]And a much bigger one on a pole on the right hand corner. [/quote] [quote]If turn prohibition signs are installed in conjunction with traffic control signals: ... C. A NO TURNS sign should be placed [b]adjacent to a signal face [/b]viewed by all road users on that approach, [b]or two si...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Fighting a traffic ticket in Houston - studentforlife on 3/23/16 at 3:51 pm
[quote]I just had Houston Traffic court jury duty last week. didn't get picked, but when they brought us in to ask the questions I figured the guy was guilty already. [/quote] The other option is a trial by judge rather than jury. Not sure if that will be better but it would probably be faster....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Fighting a traffic ticket in Houston - studentforlife on 3/23/16 at 3:09 pm
[quote]I get that. And it's a worthy argument. But look a little deeper in the code there, and double check the traffic laws. There may very be something that says a sign shall not be invalidated solely Bc of size if it is still visible. [/quote] Noted. Only thing I've found is this: [quote] S...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Fighting a traffic ticket in Houston - studentforlife on 3/23/16 at 2:49 pm
[quote]So it's your argument that a sign is invalid if it's not the exact size?[/quote] [quote]Standard: Except as provided in Paragraphs 4 and 5, the [b]minimum sizes for regulatory signs [/b]facing traffic on multi-lane conventional roads shall be as shown in the Multi-lane column of Table 2B-...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Fighting a traffic ticket in Houston - studentforlife on 3/23/16 at 2:30 pm
[quote]You should pay in pennies. [/quote] I paid Riverside Towing in nothing but change once because f*ck those guys and everyone associated with them. Not going to ruin some random city of Houston employee's day just because I didn't see a sign....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Fighting a traffic ticket in Houston - studentforlife on 3/23/16 at 2:24 pm
[quote]If you feel spending hours upon hours at the courthouse contesting your $200 ticket is a cost effective use of your time, then go for it. [/quote] It's probably not worth my time if it really will take 7 hours. I was hoping to knock it out in an hour or 2. Though if I pay it and don't wa...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Fighting a traffic ticket in Houston - studentforlife on 3/23/16 at 2:15 pm
[quote]Pretty sure all the No Turn signs here are rectangle (like you've claimed) so how are they mandated to be 36 x 36? [/quote] The NO TURNS sign is labeled R3-3 in the manual. [quote]Movement Prohibition (R3-1,2,3,4,18,27) - Conventional Road **Multi-Lane: 36x36 ** State Maintained con...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (3)
Fighting a traffic ticket in Houston - studentforlife on 3/23/16 at 1:54 pm
I turned left onto Brazos from Elgin when I didn't see the "NO TURNS" sign underneath the traffic light that is roughly 30x12. The sign is significantly smaller than mandated by the Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, which states the minimum size is 36x36. [link=(https://ftp.dot.state....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (13)
re: Latest study about antioxidants. May boost cancer cells to spread faster. - studentforlife on 1/25/16 at 2:50 am
[link=(http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=22419320)]Antioxidant supplements for prevention of mortality in healthy participants and patients with various diseases.[/link] Antioxidant use in humans has been studied extensively and is NOT beneficial. [quote]Seventy-eight randomised trials w...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Who can best explain the connection of Predators, Aliens, The Engineers, and... - studentforlife on 3/8/15 at 5:00 pm
Many questions were left unanswered. [link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x1YuvUQFJ0)]LINK[/link]...
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