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    I've got a couple Dalwhinnie the Distiller...

    I've got a couple Dalwhinnie the Distiller Edition bottles at home and I do enjoy them. Talisker is currently my favorite distillery so when I drink it is like I'm drinking the sea. I get the peat...
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    Check out the Whiskey Vault channel on YouTube. ...

    Check out the Whiskey Vault channel on YouTube. They've done so some whiskey and scotch advent calendars. I looked into it last year, but they were too pricey for me.
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    Caol Ila 15 yr I believe is unpeated. I've only...

    Caol Ila 15 yr I believe is unpeated. I've only tried Coal Ila 12 yr so I can't comment on the taste. I think Bunnahabhain 12 yr is either lightly peated or unpeated. I don't think I've tried this...
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    I haven't been able to find any Weller bottles...

    I haven't been able to find any Weller bottles around here. I have a family member that travels for work and she found a liquor store where she is currently working that reserved her a bottle of...
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    294903 Picked up Lagavulin 2018 The Distillers...

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    Picked up Lagavulin 2018 The Distillers Edition to celebrate my black belt promotion in Modern Arnis. I must say it is delicious. It was distilled in 2002 and bottled in 2018 so I assume...
  6. Thread: Martial Arts

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    I got my black belt in Modern Arnis earlier...

    I got my black belt in Modern Arnis earlier today. During the test I had to full contact spar the other black belts with real sticks after some high intensity knife disarms. By the time it was over...
  7. Thread: BBQ

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    Central BBQ in Memphis smoked their ribs for...

    Central BBQ in Memphis smoked their ribs for something like 36 hours as well. Best ribs I've ever had.
  8. Thread: BBQ

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    That looks a lot like a place around Chattanooga....

    That looks a lot like a place around Chattanooga. I did a BBQ tour through TN, GA, AL, MS, and MO in 2013.
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    I've been drinking the Talisker Game of Thrones...

    I've been drinking the Talisker Game of Thrones release. Pretty damn good, but I prefer Talisker Distiller Edition.
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    I'd go for the Weller Antique 107 and get double.

    I'd go for the Weller Antique 107 and get double.
  11. Thread: Soundtracks

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    The Crow soundtrack is one of my favorite albums....

    The Crow soundtrack is one of my favorite albums. I'd toss in the sound track from Queen of the Damned as well.
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    When I was in my 20's and 30's I had an easy time...

    When I was in my 20's and 30's I had an easy time maintaining my weight. Around 41 I noticed I had to start watching my diet just a little more closely, but still didn't have to increase my workouts...
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    I'm a big fan of Maui Jim. Last year I sent in...

    I'm a big fan of Maui Jim. Last year I sent in two pair to Maui Jim for repairs. The frames were trashed, but the glass lenses were in great condition. $150 for both pair with shipping and I've got...
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    Unfortunately it doesn't seem like they are...

    Unfortunately it doesn't seem like they are trying to hard.

    https://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/tourism-cruises/article232750552.html
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    I've been on two cruises and am going on my third...

    I've been on two cruises and am going on my third one next year to Alaska. First was a last minute cruise on a larger ship to the Caribbean without the drink package. We actually had a good time...
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    Seresto collars are what my dogs are wearing...

    Seresto collars are what my dogs are wearing right now. They are working great. I've tried Nexguard, which worked well, but is very expensive. I've also tried Frontline, K9 Advantix, and Bio-Spot....
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    I've tried bacon bourbon ice cream, green tea ice...

    I've tried bacon bourbon ice cream, green tea ice cream, popcorn ice cream, lemon basil ice cream, and blue moon ice cream (still surprised it turned out so well) among other unusual flavors. One...
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    I've made chocolate ice cream a few different...

    I've made chocolate ice cream a few different ways over the years some with eggs and some without. My favorite chocolate based ice cream was I added malt powder. Tasted similar to a chocolate malt,...
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    I love homemade ice cream and have made many...

    I love homemade ice cream and have made many different recipes both with eggs and without eggs. My favorite ice cream recipe vanilla bean ice cream by Alton Brown and does not use eggs. Aside from...
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    I used to put my english setter in diapers with a...

    I used to put my english setter in diapers with a feminine pad when she was in heat. I got used to it pretty quickly and the only time I got frustrated was when I forgot to take it off when I let...
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    https://sfspiritscomp.com/results/ Henry...

    https://sfspiritscomp.com/results/

    Henry McKenna Single Barrel 10 yr Bourbon wins Best in Show Whiskey.
  22. Thread: UFC

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    That was a great fight card. A good mix of...

    That was a great fight card. A good mix of submissions and knockouts.
  23. Thread: UFC

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    I was cringing watching that armbar. The...

    I was cringing watching that armbar. The benefits of being flexible I guess.
  24. Thread: UFC

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    There were a couple times where I wondered why...

    There were a couple times where I wondered why Koreshkov didn't try to take Jasper's back when Jasper was trying to get up from the takedown.

    Awad has a tough chin. Girtz landed some hard hits and...
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    It was a long day testing. After 5 hours heavy...

    It was a long day testing. After 5 hours heavy training I was promoted day. The grappling portion of my testing worked out really well. I was testing on chokes and was able to get 5 tapouts from 5...
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    I have a large BGE, a charcoal cabinet...

    I have a large BGE, a charcoal cabinet non-insulated vertical smoker, a small char-broil kettle grill, and a charcoal chimney starter (I used to use it for steaks). I find that my BGE is the one...
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    Yep there is a lot to learn though. I am by far...

    Yep there is a lot to learn though. I am by far the most proficient in Modern Arnis of the three styles I currently train. For the other two styles it will be a while longer before I'm ready to test...
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    I've been training Modern Arnis steadily for more...

    I've been training Modern Arnis steadily for more than 3 years. After this weekend I will need at least another 6 months before I'll be ready for my black belt test assuming I continue to train...
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    Not yet. By the end of promotions this weekend...

    Not yet. By the end of promotions this weekend I'll be a Brown 1st degree (one step from black belt) in Modern Arnis, Brown Belt (three steps from black belt) in Arnis Jitsu, and Red Belt 1st degree...
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    I rolled for an hour last night after training...

    I rolled for an hour last night after training Modern Arnis. Our promotions are this weekend so I worked on my chokes and then got to train grappling with a training knife. Adding a knife into...
  31. Tough news. My condolences to you and your family.

    Tough news. My condolences to you and your family.
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    I binged watched the F1 docuseries on Netflix...

    I binged watched the F1 docuseries on Netflix this weekend while smoking a pork butt. Most of the series is about the midfield teams. I hope there will be a season 2.
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    That looks like fun. I'm talking the my...

    That looks like fun. I'm talking the my brother-in-law about going to a Macallan tasting this spring at a local restaurant. They will have multiple expressions of their their 12 yr. and pair it...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtJPe1ksS6E

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtJPe1ksS6E
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    I hope you have a fenced backyard or at least...

    I hope you have a fenced backyard or at least keep an eye her when she's outside. When my lab went senile she also started having accidents in the house. It progressed to the point that I couldn't...
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    Training today was fun. We started sparring with...

    Training today was fun. We started sparring with Wu Ying Tao once we got into infighting my partner used a Modern Arnis empty handed technique to take me down and then grappled until time was...
  37. Thread: What phone now?

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    I bought my Pixel 3 with 32gb from Best Buy...

    I bought my Pixel 3 with 32gb from Best Buy (online) on Black Friday and am paying $16.66/month for 24 months, which was a good deal so getting a 128gb for that price right now seems like a really...
  38. Thread: Fireplace tools

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    I have fires just about every night through...

    I have fires just about every night through winter and early spring and for starting a fire I use 1/4 piece of Pine Mountain StarterLogg. They come in a 4 pack so out of one pack I get 16 fires...
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    Training today was fantastic. I tried the...

    Training today was fantastic. I tried the transition from the video above and almost pulled it off. I didn't use my leg to keep my partner close as I went for the arm bar and he was able create...
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    I'm going to an annual seminar this month where...

    I'm going to an annual seminar this month where we train different martial arts, self defense and knife drills with some pressure testing. A couple years ago we set up the situation with knife vs gun...
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    Damn freezing rain made the roads treacherous so...

    Damn freezing rain made the roads treacherous so no training tonight.

    That's a nice transition I'll have to give it a go at open mat this weekend. As I grow with grappling I am definitely...
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    I'm going for my black belt this year in Modern...

    I'm going for my black belt this year in Modern Arnis and we always say that if you get into a knife fight no matter how good you are you are likely to get cut. I remember we were doing a live drill...
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    Damn DaveTV you are a brown belt? You must have a...

    Damn DaveTV you are a brown belt? You must have a great ground game. I'll be going for my brown belt in Arnis Jitsu this year though our brown belt is really quite different than a BJJ brown belt. ...
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    One of the styles I train is called Arnis Jitsu,...

    One of the styles I train is called Arnis Jitsu, which is a combination of Modern Arnis (filipino MA that I train) and more traditional Jiu Jitsu. We do pull A LOT of BJJ into our ground game. I...
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    https://www.formula1.com/content/dam/fom-website/m...

    https://www.formula1.com/content/dam/fom-website/manual/Misc/2019carlaunches/haas%205.jpg.transform/4col/image.jpg

    And so it begins. Personally I like this design.
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    That is tough. When I took my lab in the vet and...

    That is tough. When I took my lab in the vet and the vet tech were great so I hope your vet will be as understanding as mine were with me.
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    Reading this thread is bringing back some tough...

    Reading this thread is bringing back some tough memories of my lab, which I put down last September. She was 14 years old. There was not a clean or clear reason for me to make my decision, but rather...
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    Same thing around here. I had a family member...

    Same thing around here. I had a family member pick one up for me when she was working on the east coast.
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    I don't know where you are hunting, but in the...

    I don't know where you are hunting, but in the Great Lakes States when hunting for grouse it is not uncommon to come accross both leg traps and conibear traps. I know of several dogs and have hunted...
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    I just picked up a bottle of Glenfiddich 18 Small...

    I just picked up a bottle of Glenfiddich 18 Small Batch Reserve for New Year's Eve. I had the 18 before a few years ago and liked it, but this one seems to be the replacement. I am curious If this...
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