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    Marmot minimalist.

    Marmot minimalist.
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    Is there a broken disposal thread? No, I didn't...

    Is there a broken disposal thread? No, I didn't think so. JONG.
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    It would make sense if they were checking ID. ...

    It would make sense if they were checking ID. Which brings up the possibility that we can all share season passes since they can't tell if we match the pass picture if we're wearing masks.

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  4. Thread: Diving Boards

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    Particularly lucky that bad as my balance is, I...

    Particularly lucky that bad as my balance is, I had her to climb ladders (but I don't let her climb any more.) She asked me--"What would you do if I fell off this roof and killed myself?" "Hire...
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    Having our 40 year old paisley (really) disposal...

    Having our 40 year old paisley (really) disposal leak is annoying, but fortunately it leaked into a sliding plastic bin and not all over the cabinet and kitchen floor.
    Having to work under the sink...
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    Fine and community service. No one is going to...

    Fine and community service. No one is going to jail for false reporting, especially now. If the police had shot the guy then yeah jail. It's like drunk driving--if you kill someone the...
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    No. At least not in CA....

    No. At least not in CA. https://sfbike.org/news/bike-lanes-and-right-turns/
    If you're not going to follow the law and turn from the bike lane (my observation is that half of drivers actually swing...
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    At the Post Office 4P today, 10 people in line,...

    At the Post Office 4P today, 10 people in line, one clerk working, everyone masked and keeping their distance. The clerk was amazingly pleasant considering the circumstances and the late hour. The...
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    But she's half Indian so she must be smart, no?

    But she's half Indian so she must be smart, no?
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    The evidence that airborne transmission is...

    The evidence that airborne transmission is important and is likely the most common mode of transmission is strong but I doubt it is the only means. In any case, it seems that the virus can linger in...
  11. Thread: July 2, 1862

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    The racists are still fighting at Gettysburg,...

    The racists are still fighting at Gettysburg, except that this time no one showed up for them to fight....
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    House next to us rented last week to 4 cars worth...

    House next to us rented last week to 4 cars worth of people. 80+ year old Owner was in today, cleaned for about 15 minutes, this afternoon several carloads of young guys moved in. Doesn't bother me...
  13. Thread: Diving Boards

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    My wife was a gorgeous diver. When we'd take the...

    My wife was a gorgeous diver. When we'd take the kids to the Truckee HS pool people would stop what they were doing and watch when she started diving. She wasn't doing anything difficult, just...
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    My kids' frat does a cross country bike trip over...

    My kids' frat does a cross country bike trip over 3 different routes each summer as a fund raiser. One route goes over Loveland pass and then on I70 for a short distance. One year a kid was killed by...
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    When he was resurrected. Obviously.

    When he was resurrected. Obviously.
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    Nah, she never had it to begin with. Medical...

    Nah, she never had it to begin with.


    Medical screening exam for a broken finger should be pretty quick. But yeah.

    I was feeling nostalgic for the early days of the pandemic--when it was ok to...
  17. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    The article talks about a cutoff date of Dec 10...

    The article talks about a cutoff date of Dec 10 to postpone your pass, so not exactly up to date, even though it was published today.
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    Reading an article in New Yorker about how...

    Reading an article in New Yorker about how Iceland beat the virus. Rigorous contact tracing (sounds like they had more contact tracers for 300,000 population than are probably in NYC), shutdown all...
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    May not be effective for controlling the virus...

    May not be effective for controlling the virus but duct tape over the mouth can be very effective in keeping one from making a fool of oneself.
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    I won't miss the 747, but then we never flew one...

    I won't miss the 747, but then we never flew one first class or even business class.
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    When I was a gardener the boss was fond of stuff...

    When I was a gardener the boss was fond of stuff called Milorganite--made from Milwaukee sewage.
    We have clay soil. I'd use commercial bagged compost and work as much into the soil as you can. You...
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    I've had a few interesting delivery experiences...

    I've had a few interesting delivery experiences lately. Package companies are swamped. On the plus side I am now the proud owner of a free $500 espresso machine (cheap for the aficionados I know)....
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    Woman in Ceres, CA upset because she was kicked...

    Woman in Ceres, CA upset because she was kicked out of a gym while running on a treadmill without a mask because she claims to be medically exempt.
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    They don't just block the cars, they block the...

    They don't just block the cars, they block the other cyclists.
    Yesterday I was hiking down a narrow trail while 2 women are hiking up. I manage to scramble to a precarious position far enough off...
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    I don't get people who name their kids after...

    I don't get people who name their kids after themselves and then get mad when people refer to them as little X and big X (eg my late BIL ) The Williams family has it figured out--Hank Williams III...
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    "It was like he had two families. The first time...

    "It was like he had two families. The first time I was introduced to all of them at once, it was crazy. Paulie and his brothers had lots of sons and nephews. And almost all of them were named Peter...
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    We had propane, were very happy when the NG was...

    We had propane, were very happy when the NG was put in. Loved having the neighbor's steel roof unload 5 feet of snow on our propane tank, loved shoveling it out even more. If I didn't have...
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    I'm a believer in the theory that when on a leash...

    I'm a believer in the theory that when on a leash a dog should be by your side, not ahead of you or roaming on a long leash. When they're on the leash they know you're the boss, when they're off the...
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    I don't give a fuck if Kamala or anyone else who...

    I don't give a fuck if Kamala or anyone else who might be VP is a nice person. I don't plan to work in the VP's office. The main job of a VP is to tear the opposition a new one and watching Harris...
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    This is the America burning thread. I think...

    This is the America burning thread. I think you're looking for the Rat Flu thread. Go back about 2 blocks and turn left.
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    Interesting thing I heard on the news about...

    Interesting thing I heard on the news about TX--their system has a relatiely weak governor, the Lt Gov has a lot of power, heads the legislature, and as an uber right winger has a lot of influence...
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    Grace--show us your tits and we'll show you our...

    Grace--show us your tits and we'll show you our printers.
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    repeated arterial sticks to measure pO2 when...

    repeated arterial sticks to measure pO2 when pulse oximetry will tell you what you need to know, or an arterial line if you really need repeated blood gases. I hope I never wind up in that hospital....
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    I would hope the teacher-student sex would be on...

    I would hope the teacher-student sex would be on hold during the pandemic. Other than zoom sex of course.
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    I'm thinking more the "I shave my head" type. Although I guess the skinhead crowd now favors regular haircuts so they can try to pass as human beings.
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    California cities are starting to ban NG in new...

    California cities are starting to ban NG in new construction. Despite the fact that PGE plan to turn off the electricity to a good part of the state repeatedly in fire season for years to come. I...
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    My late BIL got conned into marrying a Chinese...

    My late BIL got conned into marrying a Chinese woman with narcissistic personality disorder, they had a kid, she got very weird. She wound up accusing him of abuse. Petite woman, very large man....
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    Watching Pence on the news saying something or...

    Watching Pence on the news saying something or other stupid about how well Trump is handling the pandemic, it occurs to me whom he reminds me of--Neville Chamberlain.
    PM me if you want to know who...
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    And another one can't remember what thread he's...

    And another one can't remember what thread he's in.
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    That's better than walker on one side, dog on a...

    That's better than walker on one side, dog on a retractable leash on the other. Those leashes should be illegal.
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    Has to be France--too many young men in the...

    Has to be France--too many young men in the picture for it to be any country that actually fought the Nazis. (Sorry Boissal--cheap stale joke)> Interesting pic though--the guy looks like a reporter,...
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    They seceded? Holy fuck, that's amazing.

    They seceded? Holy fuck, that's amazing.
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    For homeowner use a hammer drill works fine for...

    For homeowner use a hammer drill works fine for drilling bolt holes up to at least 1/2 in in brick or concrete, although it failed at granite. A roto hammer seems more tool than needed for that job...
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    If we're not going to name our daughters after...

    If we're not going to name our daughters after dead ancestors--that's how Jews do it--at least name them after heroes. I want to see Ruth, Elena, and Sonia moving up the list, and then maybe Kamala,...
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    Our son is being transferred to Las Vegas in...

    Our son is being transferred to Las Vegas in about 2 weeks. DOD now forbids military personnel from traveling to California, which means he cannot come here to visit when he's on leave, and more...
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    I don't think he gives a shit about being...

    I don't think he gives a shit about being president. He's pissed because all the people in Trump Tower are selling and heading for the hills and the price of apartments is in the toilet. Painting...
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    Is Karen an acceptable first name?

    Well, is it?
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    Obviously a very casual observer if you think BLM...

    Obviously a very casual observer if you think BLM is about breaking the law and violence. As far as antifa goes--90% of the posts supposedly from antifa are from right wing provocateurs and LE,...
  49. That's the (dad) joke.

    That's the (dad) joke.
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    Hula girls do make it sufficiently tacky, I'll...

    Hula girls do make it sufficiently tacky, I'll admit.
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