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  1. Big Sur not worth it? Geez, you sound like my...

    Big Sur not worth it? Geez, you sound like my daughter when I took her on that trip. Yeah, once you get down below that, cutting over to 101 or even I5 is OK with me. I have no problem with...
  2. Ever been to Crater Lake? If not, maybe do Bend...

    Ever been to Crater Lake? If not, maybe do Bend -> Crater Lake -> Bandon Dunes. If you golf, definitely hit Bandon. Yes, it is expensive, but you’ll remember the round the rest of your life. If...
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    Retired in January. Before that, worked in...

    Retired in January. Before that, worked in computer chip design for a large tech company. Even before the pandemic, we had several team members that worked from home full time from remote locations,...
  4. Thread: IRA question

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    Interesting. Never heard about directly buying...

    Interesting. Never heard about directly buying specific properties in an IRA. I may need to research that for my own benefit.

    However, I do have experience taking out loans against my 401K for...
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    Yeah, he went on to have a pretty good career at...

    Yeah, he went on to have a pretty good career at that company, despite that gaffe.
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    A sales guy at a company I used to work for told...

    A sales guy at a company I used to work for told that joke (a slightly different version of it) as an “ice breaker” at the start of his presentation to a room of big wigs at a potential new customer...
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    APD lake patrol rescues 4 women in a boat hanging...

    APD lake patrol rescues 4 women in a boat hanging over the edge of Longhorn Dam a few days ago. Goes in the “goodly” column.
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    Sorry about your friend, SUF. Some nice pics....

    Sorry about your friend, SUF.

    Some nice pics.

    Be safe on your way home.
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  10. Thread: Spam redirect

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    I disabled the ad blocker, since it didn’t appear...

    I disabled the ad blocker, since it didn’t appear to fix the problem, and it does seem like the redirects are happening at about the same rate as with ad blocker on.

    Like heckacali, I get the...
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    Thanks for the update, s. Does anyone know what...

    Thanks for the update, s. Does anyone know what the proposed price is for the hood, and also what color choices are available?
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    Was an order page set up?

    Was an order page set up?
  13. Thread: Spam redirect

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    Yeah, me too: yifymovies.cam I’ve had two...

    Yeah, me too: yifymovies.cam

    I’ve had two redirects since enabling the ad blocker, so that obviously wasn’t a complete cure, although it does seem like the redirects are less often than before it...
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    I think the maintenance guy misunderstood when...

    I think the maintenance guy misunderstood when his boss told him to “put a fork in it!”.
  15. Thread: Spam redirect

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    The sites I was redirected didn’t include...

    The sites I was redirected didn’t include alibaba. I don’t recall the specific site names but they all wanted me to click on something, which I refused to do. I just closed the window instead.

    If...
  16. Thread: Spam redirect

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    I did some googling on “spam redirect safari...

    I did some googling on “spam redirect safari iphone”. One of the suggestions was to install an ad blocker. For some reason the ad blocker I was previously using was not on my phone anymore. So I...
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    I heard it played live at my brother-in-law’s...

    I heard it played live at my brother-in-law’s funeral. He was a retired Navy Seal, who died from cancer. The local VFW sent over a crew to play taps and give a salute with their rifles (presumably...
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    Laser sharks.

    Laser sharks.
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    I’m currently reading “Mastering the Art of...

    I’m currently reading “Mastering the Art of French Cooking” by Julia Child.
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    Ah, so it wasn’t just my phone..

    Ah, so it wasn’t just my phone..
  21. One of the treasured memories from my youth was...

    One of the treasured memories from my youth was skiing with a buddy at Crystal on a powder day. I was an untalented groomer skier (and haven’t much improved on that) and he wanted to expose me to...
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    Saw some at-home covid antigen tests for sale at...

    Saw some at-home covid antigen tests for sale at Walgreens today. Two tests in a box for $24 or so. Maybe old news, but it’s the first time I’ve seen them there. They were also giving J&J vaccine...
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    Since Bob turns 80 R1xig6DN4s8

    Since Bob turns 80
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    Referring back to the original post, I’d say just...

    Referring back to the original post, I’d say just go with the St Augustine. It is really a nice lawn to have, as long as you are in an area where it grows. Since some of your neighbors have it, it...
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    Alison Moyet. I really liked her first album. ...

    Alison Moyet. I really liked her first album. Not too fond of the one after that.
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    I like Ritenour. The solo was nice. Hadn’t...

    I like Ritenour. The solo was nice. Hadn’t heard of him either, but I’m largely out of touch, especially now that the kids have moved out.
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    I know it’s been a few days, but I did want to...

    I know it’s been a few days, but I did want to acknowledge that you’re correct, “effective” relates to weather you get symptomatic illness. But that makes it at least as likely to get caught in a...
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    And you can play as much Airplane and Tuna as you...

    And you can play as much Airplane and Tuna as you want. You have my blessing.

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    Yeah, I’ve played a few Rundgren in this thread,...

    Yeah, I’ve played a few Rundgren in this thread, too.
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    Yankees used the J&J vax. It is only about 66%...

    Yankees used the J&J vax. It is only about 66% “effective” at preventing infection (but better than that at preventing serious illness). According to one article I read, the results are exactly...
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    Interesting version of Johanna
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    OK, so they can disqualify the horse and give the...

    OK, so they can disqualify the horse and give the win to the runner up, but what happens to all the bets? Sorry if that was explained in the link I didn’t read.
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    I don’t understand people who order a plain...

    I don’t understand people who order a plain cheese pizza. I know people who do that, and they seem very happy with their choice, but to me it just doesn’t compute.
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    Damn right!

    Damn right!
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    $16 for medium and $22 for large at the local...

    $16 for medium and $22 for large at the local place. 3 toppings, coal fired. But this is Texas, so probably a bit cheaper than where you rich folks live.
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  42. Ha! I was just about to mention eggs. I’ve...

    Ha! I was just about to mention eggs. I’ve discovered that I have no idea how to cook eggs at home, at least not to the same standard that I can get at a good restaurant.
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    New season of The Handmaid’s Tale is out (on...

    New season of The Handmaid’s Tale is out (on Hulu).
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    Danny Kirwan? Yeah I guess he didn’t get much...

    Danny Kirwan? Yeah I guess he didn’t get much credit compared to Peter Green. Here’s another favorite Kirwan song from Kiln House. Might as well play it too...
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