Captain Ned wrote:Navies with carriers often find themselves transiting large patches of ocean and the crew is bored. In such times there is a great tradition of the deck "spell-out", namely forcing everyone into their dress whites and doing college football halftime-style formations designed to be seen from above. While I'm not sure this is every single spell-out picture, it's clearly the vast majority.
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just brew it! wrote:You'd be surprised how common crap like that is. A few years back, the former treasurer of the BJCP (the non-profit that certifies beer judges, of which I am a member) pleaded guilty to mail fraud for embezzling from the organization: http://www.bjcp.org/docs/Plea_Agreement.PDF
Captain Ned wrote:Unfortunately it's all too common these days. Defense counsel explicitly argued for a shorter sentence (12-18 mos compared to gov't request of 51 mos) based on the current rash of middle-aged women 1st-time felons pleading guilty to embezzlement as somehow constituting a different class that should be treated differently in the sentencing guidelines. 'Twas an odd argument and one to which the judge gave little credence.
just brew it! wrote:OTOH, I suppose if we are giving shorter sentences to violent felons because the prisons are overcrowded with felons convicted of white-collar crimes, there may be some justification.
JustAnEngineer wrote:They're starting with pure ethanol and absorbing it with a water-soluble powder. Since mixed drinks are typically less than 1/3 ethanol, there's room for the other stuff in the final solution once you've added water.
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