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Saru

18 years of Unexplained Mysteries

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Tiggs

Congrats on 18 years, Saru :)

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Waspie_Dwarf

Here's to the next 18 years.

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freetoroam

Lets purchase some fireworks and have a party. 

 

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joc
1 hour ago, Saru said:

Unexplained-Mysteries.com is now 18 years old and as such, is officially an adult. ^_^

Thankfully, it gives a whole new meaning to the phrase:

Adult Web Site

Congratulations Saru!  :tu:  

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Hawken

Where is UM HQ?

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Saru
7 minutes ago, Hawken said:

Where is UM HQ?

The site is run from the UK, hosted in the US.

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Daughter of the Nine Moons

Happy birthday UM ❤️ and well done Saru.

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Still Waters

Congratulations Saru. Happy 18th UM.

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third_eye

Ahhhh seems like just yesterday when ...

*sniff*

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sci-nerd

Only two good things came out of 2001. My GF got pregnant with my second daughter, and UM.

Congrats!

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rashore

Happy Birthday UM!! May there be many more to come :)

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Iilaa'mpuul'xem

Happy Birthday UM..... Its your round and don't forget the cake x

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oldrover
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On 06/03/2019 at 2:16 PM, Saru said:

The site is run from the UK, hosted in the US.

I've always thought if this an an American site, but then once Piney said it was Scottish. 

If it is a British site, being histed in the US is probably a very good thing, judging by what happened to the FT last year because of the copyright (whatever the right word is) laws here. 

Happy Birthday.

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openozy

Happy Birthday,sorry you can't have a drink until your 21. 

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Podo

Wait, Americans can do all those things listed in Saru's post, but they can't legally DRINK until 21?

What madness is this.

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rashore
4 hours ago, Podo said:

Wait, Americans can do all those things listed in Saru's post, but they can't legally DRINK until 21?

What madness is this.

weeeeelllllll....... one can drink with ones parents, or if ones spouse is over 21, and folks in the military can drink on base but not off base if I’m recalling correctly. It was 18 for a long time, but then in the early/mid-60’s-ish it got upped. Had something to do with highway funding. 

But in general, yep. One can be enlisted, married, having kids, property owning/legal contracting, voting and sometimes  running for office or even an elected official, getting tats and lottery tickets and still can’t legally buy or drink till 21. Depending on state and local law, one can serve or sell when 18. There are also a smattering of dry places that don’t allow alcohol sales at all.

Blood donor is actually 17-lots of high school drives with seniors, some underclassmen with parental consent. Fireworks depend on state and local laws- it can range from 16 and up, sometimes depending on what kind of fireworks, and not all states allow fireworks sales.

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Podo
On 3/14/2019 at 8:28 PM, rashore said:

weeeeelllllll....... one can drink with ones parents, or if ones spouse is over 21, and folks in the military can drink on base but not off base if I’m recalling correctly. It was 18 for a long time, but then in the early/mid-60’s-ish it got upped. Had something to do with highway funding. 

But in general, yep. One can be enlisted, married, having kids, property owning/legal contracting, voting and sometimes  running for office or even an elected official, getting tats and lottery tickets and still can’t legally buy or drink till 21. Depending on state and local law, one can serve or sell when 18. There are also a smattering of dry places that don’t allow alcohol sales at all.

Blood donor is actually 17-lots of high school drives with seniors, some underclassmen with parental consent. Fireworks depend on state and local laws- it can range from 16 and up, sometimes depending on what kind of fireworks, and not all states allow fireworks sales.

Absolutely ridiculous!

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