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    Just ordered xices from Costco. Pretty cheap with...

    Just ordered xices from Costco. Pretty cheap with the $150 off special they are running right now.
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    Yeah, I hope that didnít come off as anything...

    Yeah, I hope that didnít come off as anything more than ďI canít understand what you are trying to say, please consider standard English formatting to communicate your ideas.Ē
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    JR interviewed one actual expert on...

    JR interviewed one actual expert on COVID/epidemiology as far as I can tell. Osterholm in early spring 2022.

    I doubt he wants to actually interview an expert on epidemiology and COVID. He knows...
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    I remember seeing someone talk about how the US...

    I remember seeing someone talk about how the US could nationalize the company that makes the hepC drug, treat everyone, sell the rest of the company back to the market or original owners (maybe it...
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    I used to work under the sick leave = pto method....

    I used to work under the sick leave = pto method. Then my state mandated sick leave as a requirement like minimum wage. We took a tiny step towards the rest of the developed world. We also got...
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    Your formatting, as noted previously, makes much...

    Your formatting, as noted previously, makes much of what you post unreadable.

    As I said, PTO, sick time, whatever, this isnít an issue and it levels the playing field when you legislate sick leave.
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    Itís fucking CNN kid stop being butthurt the...

    Itís fucking CNN kid stop being butthurt the millionaire, TV personality, neurosurgeon guy is more successful than you are.
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    Simple solution is a state mandated minimum...

    Simple solution is a state mandated minimum number of hours of sick leave per year. Take over 3 days and employer can ask for doctors note. Several states already have this figured out.

    Itís 2021,...
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    That the architect mentally counting the profit...

    That the architect mentally counting the profit after the client says ďI drew this in google sketch up and want you to get this through permittingĒ, right?
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    Iíve been asking my organization if they are...

    Iíve been asking my organization if they are going to ask/pressure/tell people who are symptomatic to go home and WFH.

    Havenít heard much so far.
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    I think this has a lot to do with company culture...

    I think this has a lot to do with company culture and what happens to your workload when you are out.

    People work when they are sick because it is directly or indirectly encouraged by the...
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    I bet some of you make the same excuses for Alex...

    I bet some of you make the same excuses for Alex Jones.
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    Costco already sold out of my size in most of...

    Costco already sold out of my size in most of there offerings for our outback.
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    LOL!

    LOL!
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    Yeah, old houses. Seems just as difficult to...

    Yeah, old houses.

    Seems just as difficult to run a ground wire to the existing outlet as running new wire, but I donít have any experience with thisÖ

    Iím thinking that the existing wire...
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    A day we should all aspire to. Nothing better...

    A day we should all aspire to. Nothing better than helping someone else.
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    Resurrecting this GFCI conversation.... I have...

    Resurrecting this GFCI conversation....

    I have this going on in my house, two outlets that aren't grounded that I'd like to ground by converting over to GFCI that are fed by old two wire wiring...
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    This is why I didn’t last working for a...

    This is why I didn’t last working for a contractor (civil). “Hey, drop whatever you are in the middle of and solve my problem.” 3 hours later I still have a 10 hour day of my own work that didn’t go...
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    Iím not sure they were exactly doing some sort of...

    Iím not sure they were exactly doing some sort of bang up job 1 year, 2 years or 3 years ago?

    And if they arenít responding to calls because their feelings are hurt that makes themÖ. hostage...
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    Light an unthinned patch of forest with lots of...

    Light an unthinned patch of forest with lots of ladder fuels and one that has been thinned to remove ladder fuels with some debris on the forest floor on 95 degree 12% RH day in August and let me...
  21. I guess if you have a relationship you need to...

    I guess if you have a relationship you need to maintain then you answer the question.

    Otherwise, it ainít mine anymore. I have my own problems to deal with. Itís not like Iím trying to maintain...
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    But thinning is usually the first treatment step...

    But thinning is usually the first treatment step prior to a prescribed fire. In some/most of these stands you canít manage fire effects without addressing the initial fuel loading problem.

    What I...
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    So? Does logging increase fire behavior? Maybe,...

    So? Does logging increase fire behavior? Maybe, if you allow the logger to leave slash all over the place. Does thinning work under all fire weather conditions? No.

    People need to wrap their...
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    PDX police are basically incompetent from what I...

    PDX police are basically incompetent from what I can tell.
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    Ok, so when they produce their peer reviewed,...

    Ok, so when they produce their peer reviewed, multivariate analysis of thinning that accounts for the conventionally understood drivers of fire behavior outside of fuel load and spatial distribution...
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    -9/23/2021 Iím just sayingÖ.

    -9/23/2021

    Iím just sayingÖ.
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    You can produce snags with prescribed fire.

    You can produce snags with prescribed fire.
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    What does fire speed have to do with the...

    What does fire speed have to do with the effectiveness of thinning?

    Smells like bullshit.
    ...
  29. Holy shit. Iím not the only one who mindlessly...

    Holy shit. Iím not the only one who mindlessly put stacks and stacks of paper and files through a industrial shredder to make a few bucks.

    Had it down so I could read and just push stacks onto the...
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    I think this story is also how you get to ďdefund...

    I think this story is also how you get to ďdefund the police.Ē

    The ďgoodĒ cop (not really good) did exactly fuck all to stop this from happening. The police arenít policing their own. No superior...
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    Anyone have any thoughts on the viability of a...

    Anyone have any thoughts on the viability of a gluten free (because of diagnosed celiacs) and lacto-ovo vegetarian diet? Cookbooks with decent recipes?

    I'm trying to figure out how to get enough...
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    These people need to go to jail. Some ideas...

    These people need to go to jail.

    Some ideas for the prosecutor:

    False imprisonment
    Child abuse


    And people say institutional racism isn't real. JFC.
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    Mr Zerohedge Benny Profane has forgotten?...

    Mr Zerohedge Benny Profane has forgotten? Laughable.
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    JFC. Do we really need to rehash how the 2008...

    JFC. Do we really need to rehash how the 2008 housing crash happened?

    They only made a couple of Hollywood movies and a few books about it.
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    Because they had adjustable rate mortgages that...

    Because they had adjustable rate mortgages that reset and turned something affordable into something unaffordable that they couldnít sell because the market flooded with homes for sale and it...
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    I think Kevo has been sort of getting at this...

    I think Kevo has been sort of getting at this point, which is that home ownership is running away from the average Joe and perma-renting is possibly the future.

    I think income inequality plays...
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    Sure, but then why should a 20 year old (pick...

    Sure, but then why should a 20 year old (pick your age range that is at relatively low risk) get vaccinated? What is the risk/benefit for them?

    Itís about getting to a level of immunity that...
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    I totally get that the data is easy to get, but...

    I totally get that the data is easy to get, but the comparison seems pretty skewed if all of the buyers are upper 10%ers.

    Especially when we know the wealth distribution is skewing more and more...
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    Itís seems like it completely misses the...

    Itís seems like it completely misses the increasing wealth inequality component.
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    Can someone explain to me why using median income...

    Can someone explain to me why using median income versus median sales price is a good measure? Iím probably living in a bubble but the people I know buying houses do not have median incomes.

    It...
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    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=JuXOCamGUnE I...

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=JuXOCamGUnE

    I thought this was an SNL skit when it started. So dumb.
  42. You see that everywhere. Delivery drivers...

    You see that everywhere.

    Delivery drivers parked in bike lane, cops, road construction signage, etc.
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    First post after OP in December 2020.

    First post after OP in December 2020.
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    I just read Eric Rudolphís Wikipedia page. He...

    I just read Eric Rudolphís Wikipedia page.

    He survived off grid for 5 years with help from his family. The craziest part has to be his brother videotaping himself cutting his own hand off with a...
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    This is probably a side track for the Nutrition...

    This is probably a side track for the Nutrition thread but I am fascinated by the new research about how weight loss or weight control is not just about calories in - calories out.


    Iím all for...
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    Indeed. The last couple of pages make me...

    Indeed. The last couple of pages make me extremely jealous.
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    Iím doing a lot of urban running in the dark...

    Iím doing a lot of urban running in the dark these days. Anyone have a headlamp they like?

    I donít need really long run time or long distance illumination, just something reasonably bright out to...
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    What?

    What?
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    Wife got the flu shot and booster and was feeling...

    Wife got the flu shot and booster and was feeling pretty rough for 2 days.

    Didnít have much reaction to the first two.
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    Itís like he went and read the CDC...

    Itís like he went and read the CDC recommendations and then thought to himself ďI will cleverly present their recommendations as my own as if I have made a super secret discovery no one else has...
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