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  1. Thread: View right now

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    Kamikaze Falls...

    Kamikaze Falls
    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51257266180_dab0eacae5_b.jpg
  2. I need to book somewhere refundable now for...

    I need to book somewhere refundable now for August. I predict when the border does open officially accommodation prices are going to about double overnight.
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    This:...

    This: https://swimswam.com/the-most-electric-time-trial-in-swimming-history/

    Pure guts.
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    Looks like I'll be returning to the office on...

    Looks like I'll be returning to the office on 7/12. My initial plan is to go in three days and WFH two days.
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    I think it's a good time to go. Autumn is often...

    I think it's a good time to go. Autumn is often quite pleasant in the Great Lakes region. Probably a little too early for much foliage color, though.
  6. Thread: View right now

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    Yeah, that's probably about right. Like much of...

    Yeah, that's probably about right. Like much of the eastern half of the U.S. it can be a crap shoot, though. Could be sweltering or stormy during those months. I go every year the weekend after Labor...
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    Aha. Good point.

    Aha. Good point.
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    It's only a 5,000 sq ft lot, though!

    It's only a 5,000 sq ft lot, though!
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    What the?

    What the?
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    Snoqualmie Valley elk herd. 377163

    Snoqualmie Valley elk herd.
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    I agree, although I'm sure that's debatable.

    I agree, although I'm sure that's debatable.
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    I don't know. Rigging a lift up a mountain for...

    I don't know. Rigging a lift up a mountain for skiing = OK, rigging a lift up a mountain for sightseeing ≠ OK seems like an untenable position to me.
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    I really don't understand why you would "root...

    I really don't understand why you would "root for" these guys. You're a skier, right? What's your beef about this "eyesore" compared to the rest of the ski lifts around the continent? Are you rooting...
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    Can Jacob deGrom keep this up? The correct answer...

    Can Jacob deGrom keep this up? The correct answer has got to be "no," right? Right now he's 6-2 with 103 Ks in 64 IP with a 0.56 ERA.
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    Seriously. Getting summers off doesn't offset...

    Seriously. Getting summers off doesn't offset that in my book. Kudos to teachers.
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    In what way has public safety been compromised so...

    In what way has public safety been compromised so far?
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    I'm fairly certain the culprit will try again....

    I'm fairly certain the culprit will try again. Hopefully this time whoever it is gets caught.
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    https://youtu.be/cgRsYkKb1eI

    https://youtu.be/cgRsYkKb1eI
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    I've got to go back and look at the email they...

    I've got to go back and look at the email they sent, but I think it's the same.
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    New wrinkle in this. They just sent me a refund...

    New wrinkle in this. They just sent me a refund check. I don't understand why they'd send me a code to use for a discount on next year's pass AND a check.
  21. Yeah seems like about 20% for Francophones in...

    Yeah seems like about 20% for Francophones in Canada and something like 12% Spanish in the U.S. from the stats I could find.
  22. I wonder if the U.S. actually has a higher...

    I wonder if the U.S. actually has a higher percentage of its population with Spanish as a first language than Canada has with French.
  23. I guess XXX-er missed that "Canadian Bacon" clip...

    I guess XXX-er missed that "Canadian Bacon" clip a couple pages back.
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    Like cryptocurrency, no one knows how magnets...

    Like cryptocurrency, no one knows how magnets work, so that would be a great selling point.
  25. This might actually be a rare sixhead.

    This might actually be a rare sixhead.
  26. Thread: Swim Sets

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    A lot of triathletes and the like have good...

    A lot of triathletes and the like have good things to say about Swim Smooth https://www.swimsmooth.com/welcome

    My workout this morning was something I definitely would never do on my own. We...
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    Nope. You'd be paying even more to adopt.

    Nope. You'd be paying even more to adopt.
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    Yeah, that's comparable to a photo of two people...

    Yeah, that's comparable to a photo of two people who both went to MSU, met there and fell in love. It's obviously not going to be their primary marketing, but I could imagine posting a couple on...
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    I requested a refund, but did it sometime in...

    I requested a refund, but did it sometime in April. I got the refund a few weeks later and applied it to an Epic pass for next season.
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    No, there's a rendering of one and some marketing...

    No, there's a rendering of one and some marketing mumbo jumbo. That's about it right now,
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    You realize many people fall in love in college,...

    You realize many people fall in love in college, right? It seems like a perfectly normal thing for the university to market to me.

    Here's the photo. It's not like it's soft porn or something:...
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    The intent of this platform is discussion. The...

    The intent of this platform is discussion. The intent of Instagram is posting photos. Still you may be correct.
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    Nope, apparently just being gay also gets this...

    Nope, apparently just being gay also gets this kind of reaction.
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    My alma mater (Michigan State) posted a photo on...

    My alma mater (Michigan State) posted a photo on Instagram today of two men kissing in front of a campus landmark. You can imagine some of the comments. What I don't understand is why homophobes feel...
  35. Thread: Swim Sets

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    Look for lap swimming times. You don't want to...

    Look for lap swimming times. You don't want to try to do training during a family swim kinda thing.



    Yes, you want goggles. I like the Speedo Vanquishers, but goggles are a personal preference...
  36. Thread: Swim Sets

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    Yes, overlap your hands and squeeze your ears....

    Yes, overlap your hands and squeeze your ears. That's the position you want to practice. No "Superman" position with your hands apart.
  37. Sounds like thing are moving:...

    Sounds like thing are moving:
    https://www.politico.com/news/2021/06/07/canada-us-border-restrictions-492111

    I'm getting hopeful that fully vaccinated folks will be allowed to cross the border...
  38. Thread: Swim Sets

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    Yes, it's good for developing a symmetrical...

    Yes, it's good for developing a symmetrical stroke. A couple things you can try: 1. just always breathe to the same side of the pool, i.e. to your left on the way down, to your right on the way back....
  39. Thread: Swim Sets

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    Debatable. I think it's worthwhile to learn to...

    Debatable. I think it's worthwhile to learn to breathe to both sides, but certainly not necessary. There are lots of really good swimmers who only breathe to one side.

    My advice is that body...
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    They technically answered. There were three...

    They technically answered. There were three choices: vaccinated, not vaccinated, don't want to answer.

    There are definitely a group of people who are in the "it's none of your business" camp.
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    Make it electric and semi-autonomous (can find...

    Make it electric and semi-autonomous (can find and hookup to the plane, but once attached can be controlled by the pilot) and we've got a winner.
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    Of course the Navy already has ships at sea to...

    Of course the Navy already has ships at sea to launch the drones from, so it makes sense for them. Also for military operations you want aircraft "on station." You don't care about that for...
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    Perhaps even longer flights--like trans-Pacific...

    Perhaps even longer flights--like trans-Pacific routes--would actually make economic sense with an SST, assuming you can get that kind of range with a modern design. Problem is the Atlantic routes...
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    Not sure about that. The Jeopardy! hosting gig...

    Not sure about that. The Jeopardy! hosting gig has got to be one of the greatest jobs there can possibly be. I suspect the work schedule is something like 50 days per year with several months off...
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    And probably a whole lot more cargo.

    And probably a whole lot more cargo.
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    I swam in my first competition yesterday since...

    I swam in my first competition yesterday since January 2020. They did two sessions with 40 swimmers allowed in each to avoid crowding (it was an indoor meet). Upon entering they had us answer a...
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    I believe Aerion was planning to make a bizjet,...

    I believe Aerion was planning to make a bizjet, so not really a direct competitor.
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    I don't hate her, but not a fan either. It almost...

    I don't hate her, but not a fan either. It almost seems like she goes out of her way to be homely. Jesus, she must have more money than God from the Big Bang Theory. Maybe they should give the chick...
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    I think you're wrong about this. For example,...

    I think you're wrong about this. For example, childhood leukemia was a death sentence not that long ago.
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    If you take this to its natural conclusion then...

    If you take this to its natural conclusion then we shouldn't bother treating any medical conditions whatsoever because we're tampering with that carrying capacity for human beings. I don't think...
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