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    There are probably more people staying home...

    There are probably more people staying home because they don't want to work with unvaccinated people who refuse to wear masks or care for or serve unvaccinated people who refuse to wear masks. There...
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    OK--we're waiting for the gaper quote.

    OK--we're waiting for the gaper quote.
  3. Read the linked article--then come back and edit...

    Read the linked article--then come back and edit or delete your post. Probably delete, because I don't think there's any way you can edit it to make sense.
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    You were the brown nosing student who volunteered...

    You were the brown nosing student who volunteered to sharpen all the pencils for the teacher?
    (That's a lot nicer sharpener than my school ever had.)
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    First time I went to JH was back in the 80's I...

    First time I went to JH was back in the 80's I think. They had just cranked up security because of hijackings. It was funny to see a bunch of security theater in SLC being done on the handful of...
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    I grew up in Detroit but never had Detroit-style...

    I grew up in Detroit but never had Detroit-style pizza. Never even heard of it. I worked at a pizzeria--I don't know what style of pizza. Back then pizza was pizza. The boss was a 30 something...
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    FDA will allow the booster to be different than...

    FDA will allow the booster to be different than the original shot(s).
    Seems especially useful for people who got J and J, and especially younger women....
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    I would think "Need to throw up" might work even...

    I would think "Need to throw up" might work even better.
    BTW, why do people who get to preboard because they need extra time to board get to deplane with everyone else? If you want to preboard...
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    Do you have some evidence to support your feeling...

    Do you have some evidence to support your feeling that the unvaccinated are mostly rabid Trumpists or is that your impression because that's who get the attention of the media?

    The problem with...
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    Extended families for the win. That said, I'm...

    Extended families for the win. That said, I'm not particularly grieved over the fact that our son and DIL expecting their first are on the other side of the country.
  11. Thread: NFL 2021/2022

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    I hate Seattle and especially Pete Carroll. I...

    I hate Seattle and especially Pete Carroll. I hate Pittsburgh and especially Ben Roethlisberger. It's a shame someone had to win.
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    Back in the day--way back in the day--when a...

    Back in the day--way back in the day--when a plane was getting in late they would ask people to wait until the folks with tight connections could get off. I even had them hold my connection for a...
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    Fuck him. He was as much to blame for the Iraq...

    Fuck him. He was as much to blame for the Iraq War and our current mess of a country as anyone.
  14. Thread: cool homes

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    I was reading a long article in the New Yorker...

    I was reading a long article in the New Yorker about Richard Neutra LA area mid-century modern houses. Going for 8 figures but a lot of them are too small for the kind of people who pay that much...
  15. Sorry, but it's open with chains. 5 in on my deck.

    Sorry, but it's open with chains. 5 in on my deck.
  16. it's been raining lightly--just saw a few wet...

    it's been raining lightly--just saw a few wet flakes. Nothing to write home about, and anyway, I'm already home.
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    You're arguing with yourself?

    You're arguing with yourself?
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    Eating outside a restaurant in a separated off...

    Eating outside a restaurant in a separated off area of the parking lot. There's a car parked right next to us. Lady comes out of the restaurant, gets in the car, turns on the engine, and starts...
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    You may take the high road but I know what you're...

    You may take the high road but I know what you're thinking.
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    There is not a screw in the house that my wife...

    There is not a screw in the house that my wife has driven that is not stripped. And they all have to be removed because nothing is in the right place the frst time, or the second. And when she...
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    ZSNyiSetZ8Y
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    Maybe the problem is the wet dough. Is there...

    Maybe the problem is the wet dough. Is there sugar and oil in your dough? They can make the crust brown before it is really done.
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    It was a joke.

    It was a joke.
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    When I practiced at Kaiser in Sacramento I...

    When I practiced at Kaiser in Sacramento I routinely had Medical (CA's version of Medicaid) patients show up late because their usual 1 hour ride on 2 buses to go the 5 miles or so from their house...
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    So sorry about your mom. Did this just happen? ...

    So sorry about your mom. Did this just happen?

    If she had a stroke from a blood clot, then yes, maybe taking the medication might have prevented it. If she had a stroke from a bleed or passed...
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    Doesn't make sense to bridge the glacier. Just...

    Doesn't make sense to bridge the glacier. Just wait a couple of years and it'll be gone.
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    Black people and rural people have similar...

    Black people and rural people have similar obstacles to getting vaccinated--poor access to health care in general, poor access to nearby vaccination sites, poor internet access (is there anyone here...
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    Impressive.

    Impressive.
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    Thanks--sorry I didn't explain better but that...

    Thanks--sorry I didn't explain better but that happened this summer but I'll take all the Happy Birthdays I can get.
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    My kid in the Air Force got Pfizers originally. ...

    My kid in the Air Force got Pfizers originally. They decided he needed a booster--because he's a HCW I guess. He got Moderna because that's what they had. I don't know what dose.
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    If your wife has a 99% sat at 9K she is obviously...

    If your wife has a 99% sat at 9K she is obviously using a banned substance.
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    At Safeway I have to give my birthdate--the...

    At Safeway I have to give my birthdate--the system requires the clerk to enter it. What pisses me off is that when it happens to be my birthday the clerk doesn't wish me a happy one.
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    Agree about the 91 sat. With the caveat that...

    Agree about the 91 sat. With the caveat that sometimes people hold their breath when checking their sat. If it's low, sit up, cough a couple of times, take a couple of deep breaths and keep...
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    Woodworking is harder than surgery. As I said...

    Woodworking is harder than surgery. As I said --tighter tolerances with woodworking, no flexibility and the wood doesn't heal if you make a mistake. Plus no one can see what it looks like on the...
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    excellent

    excellent
  36. Thread: Wildfire 2021

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    It's pretty obvious that forest management for...

    It's pretty obvious that forest management for wildfire mitigation is not and never will be one and done. It will require repeated cycles of thinning and natural and prescribed burning, especially...
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    From what I can tell good ortho is really tough...

    From what I can tell good ortho is really tough carpentry--getting the angles and lengths right on complex fractures and joint replacement is very precise work. OTOH woodworking is a lot tougher...
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    How are people going to know what a rad skier you...

    How are people going to know what a rad skier you are if you don't have a dildo heel?
  39. Thread: Wildfire 2021

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    I don't know the forests of Washington, where you...

    I don't know the forests of Washington, where you are, but I know that the forests of California are not Bavaria. The climax forests of the Sierra Nevada are widely spaced big trees with a shaded...
  40. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Obviously virtually no one uses all the days at...

    Obviously virtually no one uses all the days at all the resorts on their IKON pass. Or even close. And a lot of us use few if any--those of us for whom the IKON pass is the only pass at our home...
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    A big reason I worked for Kaiser was so I could...

    A big reason I worked for Kaiser was so I could do what I loved--operate, collect a salary, and let someone else deal with the business. I've never regretted that decision.
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    I don't think there would be any legal obstacle...

    I don't think there would be any legal obstacle to hybrid vaccination. Big health systems, public health depts etc will follow the CDC's recommendations. Individual docs and perhaps some university...
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    FDA panel recommends a second J and J dose for...

    FDA panel recommends a second J and J dose for everyone who got a first one, 2 months after the first. They discussed but did not vote up or down on whether to the second could or should be an mRNA...
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    Any pics of her weeding?

    Any pics of her weeding?
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    Only in America would someone let their balls get...

    Only in America would someone let their balls get that swollen and not see a doctor sooner.
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    The only place Costco can deliver those TV's is...

    The only place Costco can deliver those TV's is if you live on a boat in LA Harbor.
  48. NOAA says La Nina.

    NOAA says La Nina.
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    byhRXB8JZNs
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    Are your balls swollen? If not, then yeah, they...

    Are your balls swollen? If not, then yeah, they probably left it out of the freezer overnight.
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