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    I guess we know where you're moving the manure...

    I guess we know where you're moving the manure pile.
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    Thanks for the update. Something tells me it...

    Thanks for the update. Something tells me it might be migrating back soon.
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    The continuous droning music inspiring a sense of...

    The continuous droning music inspiring a sense of dread that seems to have invaded every "classy" detective show. (Right now my wife is watching Young Wallander.) I think maybe it started with Law...
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    Isn't that what the cartels use when they want to...

    Isn't that what the cartels use when they want to send someone a severed head?
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    Amen. It's amusing (not really) when someone with...

    Amen. It's amusing (not really) when someone with some awful disease blames themselves for the disease because they must have done something wrong. (The awful corollary is when someone has cancer for...
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    Apparently there's a national lab that a lot of...

    Apparently there's a national lab that a lot of dialysis centers send their lab work to. The lab keeps specimens after the tests are run, so if someone wants to run a new test on a lot of specimens...
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    Grizzly is made in Taiwan I believe. There are a...

    Grizzly is made in Taiwan I believe. There are a number of factories there that make machinery under different labels and of different quality depending on the specs of the label owner. The same...
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    Possible. I don't know how many covid patients...

    Possible. I don't know how many covid patients who develop renal failure leave the hospital alive. I would guess that as a percentage of all outpatient dialysis patients covid-related kidney failure...
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    Obviously there was no lost productivity in my...

    Obviously there was no lost productivity in my case. Just lost nap time.

    Years ago someone from Stanford published an article in a peer reviewed surgical journal calculating that if patients were...
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    I was in the Black Hills a long time ago. A lot...

    I was in the Black Hills a long time ago. A lot of the landscape was widely spaced very big trees with green grass as the understory. I gather a lot of the west was like that. Periodic fires took...
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    And my hairline is the same as "Hunter's".

    And my hairline is the same as "Hunter's".
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    They just reopened Yosemite after it had been...

    They just reopened Yosemite after it had been closed for smoke.
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    I propose that if a quiche eating New Yorker...

    I propose that if a quiche eating New Yorker reading kayak paddling flower watering ahi searing Jeopardy watching (all things I did today) pansy refuses to call it soccer they could call it "fútbol"....
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    I'm sure we're nowhere close to herd immunity but...

    I'm sure we're nowhere close to herd immunity but that is a skewed sample. I would think it likely that dialysis patients who get infected have a very high mortality and many would drop out of the...
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    "American football"? What are you, some kind of...

    "American football"? What are you, some kind of globalist Socialist? It's just football. That pussy sport where you can't use your hands and you fall down a lot for no reason and pretend you're...
  17. Thread: RBG is dead

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    Neat. I like how the web site let's you toggle...

    Neat. I like how the web site let's you toggle between the front and the plain white back. (I thought it was polka dots at first but it's just dirt on my screen.)
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    37th for us. The thing about being retired and...

    37th for us. The thing about being retired and then the Covid is we're lucky if we know what day of the week it is, let alone the date.
    Our thing is we each try to guess if the other is going to...
  19. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    good luck with your reservations. meanwhile...

    good luck with your reservations. meanwhile things are changing every day.
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    Which one am I supposed to be?

    Which one am I supposed to be?
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    good idea

    good idea
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    Forgot our anniversary yesterday. So did my...

    Forgot our anniversary yesterday.


    So did my wife. Whew.
    I blame the Covid
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    If there's an RFID gate they're not getting...

    If there's an RFID gate they're not getting through. If not and they start a fight with a lift op they'll lose their pass and probably be banned for life. If they refuse to leave a closed RFID gate...
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    What a scam. I suppose you might be able to raise...

    What a scam. I suppose you might be able to raise a stink with IKON or the lodging but my suggestion would be to take your business elsewhere. And if you do, an online review about the lodging trying...
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    Environmental challenges to controlled burns and...

    Environmental challenges to controlled burns and thinning aren't brought by environmental groups that know science, they're brought by NIMBYs who don't like the smoke and think the more trees the...
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    Civil rights charges, a la Rodney King?

    Civil rights charges, a la Rodney King?
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    I wonder what it costs Kaiser to store the...

    I wonder what it costs Kaiser to store the electronic medical records (xrays are the big item) of all of its patients for the rest their lives + 3 years (the statute of limitations on malpractice, at...
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    I should have said IMO--I didn't mean to imply...

    I should have said IMO--I didn't mean to imply that that was the current practice, just that IMO it should be. Thanks for straightening that out.
    Re flushing evidence--it's not my world but I would...
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    I'm just guessing here but if you reserved your...

    I'm just guessing here but if you reserved your lodging through ski area central reservations I would think they would be able to guarantee lift reservations. If you booked lodging with the...
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    A no knock or announce and enter warrant exposes...

    A no knock or announce and enter warrant exposes the police and inhabitants to a significant risk of death. Such warrants are justified if the suspected crime is serious enough--Pablo Escobar vs a...
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    Not our dog--the next door neighbors' in...

    Not our dog--the next door neighbors' in Sacramento. They moved in about 2 years ago with a Havanese named Theo. Our cockapoo Cleo and Theo became best buddies. We haven't been in Sacramento in...
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    Quarantines of specific individuals and...

    Quarantines of specific individuals and households have long been upheld by the courts in the interest of public safety, as long as the quarantine has some scientific basis. If That doesn't mean...
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    I read that as being about SARS, not SAR.

    I read that as being about SARS, not SAR.
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    Too bad about Roseville. That's Placer County,...

    Too bad about Roseville. That's Placer County, same as Squalpine. Placer County just escaped Widespread status. A flare up in Roseville could potentially impact Squalpine operations. Also...
  35. My bad. Title 24 (CA building code) Part 9...

    My bad.
    Title 24 (CA building code) Part 9 paragraph 308.1.4 State ban on grills and fire pits within 10 feet of the house or combustible materials does not apply to 1 and 2 family houses. In...
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    Good surgeon helps. 16 year old girl. Multiple...

    Good surgeon helps.
    16 year old girl. Multiple injury car accident, nothing too serious. Neck xrays normal and initially no neck pain or neurologic symptoms. After she goes home starts having some...
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    My apologies. I forgot you are the original...

    My apologies. I forgot you are the original poster. I wasn't thinking about your English, just your low number of posts. We often see that with the bots. Like rithik123.
    No reason to apologize...
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    I was hiking a rocky trail near my house and some...

    I was hiking a rocky trail near my house and some riders had some kind of booties on the horses' hooves. Never seen that before. Same hike I saw way out in a tough to get to cirque a godess riding...
  39. Thread: Ask KQ Claus

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    when I do our morning coffees (mocha for my wife,...

    when I do our morning coffees (mocha for my wife, espresso or Americano or french press for me) I warm all the cups, hydroflask, milk pitcher, french press with hot water from the tap except for the...
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    I never rode the horse, always took the buggy....

    I never rode the horse, always took the buggy. (My gf did deliver bread in a horse drawn wagon in Detroit.)
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    fify

    fify
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    Californians in Cal Fire responsibility areas...

    Californians in Cal Fire responsibility areas went berserk when the state started taxing them for fire protection. Citizens who live in Fire Protection Districts or cities with their own FD's have...
  43. The fines and suspension of STR leasing...

    The fines and suspension of STR leasing privileges are against the renter, the owner, or both. I don't believe late night parties, garbage left out for wildlife, parking on the street or neighbor's...
  44. I walk the dog on the shore of Donner Lake after...

    I walk the dog on the shore of Donner Lake after the water goes down and collect trash. This year I'll try and cover the whole north shore.
  45. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Belongs in polyasshat :--)

    Belongs in polyasshat :--)
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    I'd like KQ's analysis of his riding ability, the...

    I'd like KQ's analysis of his riding ability, the same was we like to critique anyone who dares post video of themselves skiing. Is he riding in the back seat. (I guess there's only one seat on a...
  47. Thread: RBG is dead

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    Amen

    Amen
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    His illness saddens me. Death is unfortunately...

    His illness saddens me. Death is unfortunately the only cure.
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    great post

    great post
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    Looks like time for the House to cut or eliminate...

    Looks like time for the House to cut or eliminate the salaries of DOJ political appointees. In general it's a bad idea to piss off the people who pay you.
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