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Fri Dec 13, 2013, 05:40 PM

It's 5:40 PM in Sterling Heights, MI - Time for another edition of ASK MrSCORPIO

With over fifty solid years of global experience in the service of your personal quest for answers about life's greatest mysteries.

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Reply It's 5:40 PM in Sterling Heights, MI - Time for another edition of ASK MrSCORPIO (Original post)
MrScorpio Dec 2013 OP
Lady Freedom Returns Dec 2013 #1
MrScorpio Dec 2013 #3
Lady Freedom Returns Dec 2013 #6
MrScorpio Dec 2013 #8
yewberry Dec 2013 #2
MrScorpio Dec 2013 #5
yewberry Dec 2013 #9
Scuba Dec 2013 #4
MrScorpio Dec 2013 #7
rurallib Dec 2013 #10
MrScorpio Dec 2013 #11
PassingFair Dec 2013 #12
MrScorpio Dec 2013 #13
PassingFair Dec 2013 #18
LiberalEsto Dec 2013 #14
MrScorpio Dec 2013 #15
LiberalEsto Dec 2013 #16
MrScorpio Dec 2013 #17
madinmaryland Dec 2013 #19
MrScorpio Dec 2013 #22
ailsagirl Dec 2013 #20
MrScorpio Dec 2013 #21
ailsagirl Dec 2013 #44
IrishAyes Dec 2013 #23
MrScorpio Dec 2013 #33
IrishAyes Dec 2013 #42
IrishAyes Dec 2013 #24
MrScorpio Dec 2013 #25
IrishAyes Dec 2013 #26
LiberalEsto Dec 2013 #27
IrishAyes Dec 2013 #28
flying rabbit Dec 2013 #29
MrScorpio Dec 2013 #34
rurallib Dec 2013 #30
MrScorpio Dec 2013 #35
rurallib Dec 2013 #43
noamnety Dec 2013 #31
MrScorpio Dec 2013 #36
SkatmanRoth Dec 2013 #32
MrScorpio Dec 2013 #37
SkatmanRoth Dec 2013 #39
MrScorpio Dec 2013 #41
kwassa Dec 2013 #38
SkatmanRoth Dec 2013 #40
kwassa Dec 2013 #45
kwassa Dec 2013 #46

Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Fri Dec 13, 2013, 06:20 PM

1. This is an odd one....

I have been asked to come up with three colors I would like for things like throw rugs, blankets, towels, and bathroom stuff.

Any Suggestions???

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Reply #1)

Fri Dec 13, 2013, 06:26 PM

3. You're best to use soft pastels to fix up the bathroom

A soft pink, a powder blue and an aquamarine green.

Can't lose.

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Response to MrScorpio (Reply #3)

Fri Dec 13, 2013, 06:29 PM

6. Oh, that would work for the bedroom too!

Thank you!

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Reply #6)

Fri Dec 13, 2013, 06:31 PM

8. For the bedroom, I suggest Earth tones

Browns, forest greens and tans.

Nice contrast.

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Fri Dec 13, 2013, 06:23 PM

2. Mr Scorpio, what should I get my husband for Christmas?

Forty-something-year-old former snowboarder dude... not so easy to buy for.

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Response to yewberry (Reply #2)

Fri Dec 13, 2013, 06:28 PM

5. Sexy boxer briefs...

Whenever he sports them, make sure to sexually harass him.

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Response to MrScorpio (Reply #5)

Fri Dec 13, 2013, 06:47 PM

9. I accept this mission.

Thank you!

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Fri Dec 13, 2013, 06:26 PM

4. How high are the heights in Sterling Heights?

And how high is the Sterling Heights Savant?

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Response to Scuba (Reply #4)

Fri Dec 13, 2013, 06:29 PM

7. Not that high at all

Unless you count all the toking.

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Fri Dec 13, 2013, 09:56 PM

10. Hope I am not late

Will Detroit rise from the ashes? I mean the city.
I hate to see what is happening to the once great city and its people.

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Response to rurallib (Reply #10)

Fri Dec 13, 2013, 10:11 PM

11. Yes, it will

Unfortunately, it won't look anything like it has in the past and it's going to take a long time for it to happen.

But it will.

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Sat Dec 14, 2013, 12:40 PM

12. Should I help my husband shovel the snow?

Or should I wait and take the second shoveling shift an hour or two from now?

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Response to PassingFair (Reply #12)

Sat Dec 14, 2013, 01:48 PM

13. Have hot chocolate waiting for him when comes back in...

Then send him back out for more shovel with promise of more hot chocolate.

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Response to MrScorpio (Reply #13)

Sat Dec 14, 2013, 06:12 PM

18. I made stew instead....

But I'm heeding your advice on warming him up and sending him back out!

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Sat Dec 14, 2013, 02:36 PM

14. Why is it snowing when the central Maryland forecast said rain?

And why was there nothing coming down this morning when the forecast said snow?

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Response to LiberalEsto (Reply #14)

Sat Dec 14, 2013, 05:05 PM

15. From what I know about Central Maryland...

It's otherwise designated as Experimental Weather Zone Hotel for the super secret ICARUS Initiative, a joint NOAA/NWS project.



Right now, DAB agents are operating experimental equipment tests in your area. The forecasts are nothing more than a cover story for what's really going on, controlled weather manipulation experiments by the government. Agents are driving around in vehicles disguised as ordinary snow plows, like these:



Under no circumstances are you to come into close proximity to these vehicles if you're a remotely operated pacemaker patient. Coding for your device could be scrambled and a reset necessary for you to regain control of your device.



If you need to resolve any problems with bad weather forecasts, I suggest that you contact the Weather Threat Assessment Liaison for the Chesapeake Bay Observing System Office, their local number should be in the phone book under "Government Offices."



Good luck!

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Response to MrScorpio (Reply #15)

Sat Dec 14, 2013, 05:19 PM

16. I had suspected something like this was going on...

Obviously the NSA has its feelers everywhere.

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Response to LiberalEsto (Reply #16)

Sat Dec 14, 2013, 05:20 PM

17. Those guys are in Maryland too

I'm surprised that the entire state hasn't been classified.

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Sat Dec 14, 2013, 06:17 PM

19. How many is a brazillion?

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Response to madinmaryland (Reply #19)

Sat Dec 14, 2013, 06:39 PM

22. A tired joke

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Sat Dec 14, 2013, 06:17 PM

20. Why do we dream?

Seriously.

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Response to ailsagirl (Reply #20)

Sat Dec 14, 2013, 06:36 PM

21. It's brain/mental sanitation nt

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Response to MrScorpio (Reply #21)

Sun Dec 15, 2013, 06:23 PM

44. Interesting that cats and dogs dream also nt

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Sat Dec 14, 2013, 06:54 PM

23. Here's my current mystery.

I'm trying to relocate an antibiotic ointment that originated in AZ, though unfortunately I've forgotten the name. It was the world's best because it was developed by scientists studying how lizard tails could regenerate. I got a bad cut and there was barely any scar.

So far when I google, I only get threads about how to treat lizards who've lost their tails. That doesn't do ME any good! Others have tried to help, to no avail.

This is clearly a case for .... tada! ... Mr. Scorpio.

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Response to IrishAyes (Reply #23)

Sun Dec 15, 2013, 01:10 PM

33. Your mystery is to remain a mystery...

Because, based on only what you told me, I have no idea what it is either.

But on the other hand, here's a link to Amazon so you can find a replacement: http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_pg_1?rh=n%3A3760901%2Ck%3Aantibiotic+ointments%2Cp_n_format_browse-bin%3A389642011&keywords=antibiotic+ointments&ie=UTF8&qid=1387070534

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Response to MrScorpio (Reply #33)

Sun Dec 15, 2013, 04:52 PM

42. Thanks, I'll check it out. Meanwhile please just keep an eye out for me. It was very special.

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Sat Dec 14, 2013, 06:59 PM

24. This one has worried me for a long time.

Which came first, the monkey or the egg?

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Response to IrishAyes (Reply #24)

Sat Dec 14, 2013, 07:25 PM

25. Monkey ovaries. nt

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Response to MrScorpio (Reply #25)

Sat Dec 14, 2013, 07:28 PM

26. That's good. Thank you. But I confess I'm far more concerned about the lizard ointment.

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Response to IrishAyes (Reply #26)

Sat Dec 14, 2013, 07:34 PM

27. What's wrong with your lizard? nt

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Response to LiberalEsto (Reply #27)

Sat Dec 14, 2013, 07:44 PM

28. Nothing. I don't have a lizard! Or a tail either for that matter, as one poster wondered.

I just want another tube of that ointment for my medicine kit. It worked far better than anything else I've ever tried.

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Sat Dec 14, 2013, 09:22 PM

29. Why do people park in driveways,

yet drive in parkways?
Also... should I start Pierre Garcon in my fantasy football league given the quarterback controversy in Washington?
TIA

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Response to flying rabbit (Reply #29)

Sun Dec 15, 2013, 01:13 PM

34. Because they are there

And, yes, start him.

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Sat Dec 14, 2013, 09:25 PM

30. Why have I been dreaming about a job I had 30 years ago

quite frequently lately?

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Response to rurallib (Reply #30)

Sun Dec 15, 2013, 01:34 PM

35. What's going on with your job today? That would be my first question.

But 30 years ago, I would hazard, that your maturity and mental development wasn't as set then, as it is today and you were at a more impressionable age. Those impressions have been retained from that period of your development, thus creating your basic frames of reference.

Dreams facilitate a process of actual mental sanitation for your brain, not to mention an emotional sanitation as well. Part of that would entail the necessity to reset to a base comfort level. It's like a an automatic escape mechanism for your brain to deal with levels of stress that you may be currently dealing with in your waking like.

So again I ask, how's the current job doing?

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Response to MrScorpio (Reply #35)

Sun Dec 15, 2013, 04:52 PM

43. I am retired - doing some blogging and political work

What I did before was a strange combination of warehouse worker and systems analyst.
I dream of people I have not seen or thought of in decades. It is all so weird. And the dreams are quite vivid. They usually come before I wake up and then I spend @ 3 minutes trying to re orient for today rather than getting dressed for work.

I didn't even dream about work in my working days.

Please don't tell me I miss it, cause I am pretty sure I do not.

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Sat Dec 14, 2013, 10:12 PM

31. Did you know that La Grusa Market

at 17 and Dequindre has HUGE Freaking bags of fresh Spinach for $3 this weekend???

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Response to noamnety (Reply #31)

Sun Dec 15, 2013, 01:35 PM

36. I got my spinach at the local Kroger

But thanks for the tip anyway!

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Sun Dec 15, 2013, 08:14 AM

32. Who was the better piano player?

Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson, or Meade Lux Lewis?

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Response to SkatmanRoth (Reply #32)

Sun Dec 15, 2013, 01:37 PM

37. I wouldn't deign to choose any one of them

Which one to you like the best?

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Response to MrScorpio (Reply #37)

Sun Dec 15, 2013, 04:01 PM

39. I must apologize for asking that kind of question

I don't want to give the appearance of a high-brow jazz audiophile, because I am not. I respect your knowledge of music and was hoping you could steer me to some of the fine points about these artists.

(I am partial to Lewis because some of his recordings have a quick, upbeat tempo).

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Response to SkatmanRoth (Reply #39)

Sun Dec 15, 2013, 04:29 PM

41. The secret to good music is that it's all about what makes you feel good

Whatever kind of music that is.

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Response to SkatmanRoth (Reply #32)

Sun Dec 15, 2013, 01:57 PM

38. The Giants of Boogie Woogie. I have this record.

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Response to kwassa (Reply #38)

Sun Dec 15, 2013, 04:05 PM

40. I thought I had that record, but I have not run across it yet

I have been adding Boogie Woogie CDs to the collection for about six years now and I have 15 or so.



I picked these up in a used music store in Nashville.

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Response to SkatmanRoth (Reply #40)

Sun Dec 15, 2013, 06:48 PM

45. I had an acquaintance in LA ....

whose father was a jazz pianist, and as a child, this guy grew up with Meade Lux Lewis and Art Tatum playing in his living room.

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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Sun Dec 15, 2013, 06:54 PM

46. How far is Sterling Heights from Huntington Woods?

That is where I spent my early childhood.

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