Edinburgh, Scotland • Age 54
Joined myLot 4 years ago
A Scotsman through and through!
Bill McAlpine's Responses
Uncle Jay, Finding More Value in Your Machine @mythociate (21511) • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 25 Aug
I haven't gotten very far into her story (I haven't even watched this 'History of the She-Hulk'-vlog yet); and I'm of 'the generation where "Hulk" is the word for ... that (from "wrestler" Hulk Hogan to reruns of the Bill...
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Bill McAlpine You - and the producers of that show are working on the assumption that 'Hulk' is gender-specific but if you consider that ships are generally regarded as female and an old, battered and falling-to-pieces ship is often called a hulk I don't see the need for...
LindaOH @LindaOHio (122261) • United States 11 May 22
Modern golf originated in Scotland in the 15th century. The first written record is the banning of golf by James II in 1457 -- it was a distraction to learning archery. James IV lifted the ban in 1502. In 1764 the standard...
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M Cheung @Beestring (11527) • Hong Kong 24 Aug
When I was a child, there was no Barbie. I loved to play paper dolls. Paper dolls are figures cut out of paper or thin card, with separate clothes, also made of paper, that are usually held onto the dolls by paper folding tabs. I...
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Bill McAlpine I played a lot with Meccano. A little bit of Lego too but mainly I read a lot of books
Four Walls @FourWalls (55158) • United States 20 Aug
Joan Rivers was a favorite of mine. She had that great catchphrase: “can we talk?” It was usually right before she’d lay into people, either real (Elizabeth Taylor [“I love to take Liz to McDonald’s to watch the [billions sold]...
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Bill McAlpine Landing lights on her stomach? I know a woman who had skid marks on her pants!
Rem-San @DevMrSamEleazar (13248) • Philippines 20 Aug
hello mylot friends! So it is currently near 1 am. and I got hungry so I decided to cook egg. (sunny sideup) one. it supposed to be a have a perfect circle in middle but why. it looks like half sunny sideup and half scrambled in...
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Bill McAlpine Eggs at 1am? No way could I eat at that time in the morning!
DE @DaddyEvil (126294) • United States 17 Aug
I woke up a little while ago, took the break I needed, then went looking for food... I had suggested, before I went to sleep, that spaghetti sounded good for lunch. Pretty agreed and asked if I needed her to lay out a...
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Bill McAlpine More times than I care to remember!
OceanTiara @RebeccasFarm (102926) • Wheat Ridge, Colorado 20 Aug
I absolutely love turnips and parsnips. I love them boiled with some sweet Kerrygold butter, salt and pepper. Do you like a boiled meal in traditional style? They are quite cheap as well.
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The Sojourner @TheSojourner (70197) • United States 19 Aug
It is just after 12:00 noon and I'm sitting in the waiting area of the Naval Hospital pharmacy for them to fill my prescriptions. I didn't realize I was almost completely out until the other day and so I needed to pick them up...
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Sonja Rae @SonjaRae (19827) • United States 19 Aug
I think we all had one! I must have been 9 or 10 years old. I swooned, listened to his album and had his poster on my bedroom wall! Donny Osmond! This chubby cheeked boy melted my heart. Go Away Little Girl and Sweet and Innocent...
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Four Walls @FourWalls (55158) • United States 13 Aug
Surprise no surprise for the top two. You might not think of these top two songs as having brand names in the titles, but — as I said the other day with “Orange Crush” — it may be a service to point out that it is a product....
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Bill McAlpine Great song, great singer, great bike!
solcee @sol_cee (38267) • Philippines 14 Aug
Hi everyone! Long time, no see. I truly appreciate the private messages I got from some of my friends here. Apologies for not replying soon. I can’t believe I was away from here since April. Offline stuff just kept me busy but I’m...
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Bill McAlpine Mmmmm - donuts!
LindaOH @LindaOHio (122261) • United States 7 May 22
"Nessie", as the monster is affectionately known, lives in Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands and is part of Scottish folklore. It was brought to worldwide attention in 1933 with the "sighting" by George Spicer; but there have...
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Bill McAlpine Yes, it exists - I have seen it!
NJ Chicaa @NJChicaa (111731) • United States 15 Aug
What's going on the dinner table tonight? Share with us! I am having a homemade stuffed pepper. I have a combination of sauteed veggies (onion, tomato, mushroom, zucchini) that I combined with some cooked ground beef and wild...
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Bill McAlpine I had a Pot Noodle
Natalie2631 @Natalie3126 (123) 15 Aug
When i was 12 i have this male bestfriend that i look up a lot, we have realy good bond, so much in common, and we do fun together always... but the problem is i look to him as a BROTHER to me! But he not see me the same, he...
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Bill McAlpine Yes - it did not end well.
AKRao24 @AKRao24 (27556) • India 15 Mar 21
In India they have stared vaccination against Covid 19. We can get this vaccination in Government Hospitals and also in private Hospitals. Depending upon the age and other factors one can get register oneself to have this...
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Bill McAlpine We got our first dose a month ago and from what I'm hearing it won't be long before we get the second one. Everyone in our country will be offered it. It's free and we didn't have to register - a letter comes through the post with an appointment time and...
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Hanni Harel @Hannihar (127498) • Israel 31 Oct 20
It is the Sabbath so could not take a picture and can just share what I saw. I was sitting on my porch and looked over and saw this one bird sitting on the top of the tree. Others came to join and then they all flew away after a...
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Bill McAlpine Wow, that's amazing that one came back!
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LindaOH @LindaOHio (122261) • United States 31 Oct 20
I know I'm past due for an update; and I will get to that; but I wanted you to know about something for Halloween night. Fantasy Fest usually runs from October 22-31 in Key West, Florida. This year it has been cancelled due to...
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relcap23 @florelway (22797) • Cagayan De Oro, Philippines 30 Oct 20
In our homes, we usually put up the Christmas tree after November 2, which is the commemoration of All saints day in the Philippines. One of my friends said she doesn't feel like putting up decorations because of what is...
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paigea @paigea (35309) • Canada 21 Oct 20
I enjoyed this news item the other day. The dog got out of the yard and walked to his "Spa" or "Daycare". Reminded me of a friend and her cat. She wouldn't see her cat all day sometimes. It took her a while to learn that two...
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Bill McAlpine Cats are traitorous creatures, give me a dog any day!
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