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    I would like to point out that there's a...

    I would like to point out that there's a reasonable chance that an old man who yells at clouds will be our next President (like our current one).
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    As a veterinarian I would expect you to know the...

    As a veterinarian I would expect you to know the answer. An egg is , after all, a preborn chicken.
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    Agree that protective gear needs to be ordered...

    Agree that protective gear needs to be ordered and cached, but asking private companies to gear up to produce massive quantities and then shut off again will insure that a lot of those companies go...
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    Do you know how many times that meme has been...

    Do you know how many times that meme has been posted? Show some originality. Besides the fact that this entire thread if not this entire forum is people yelling at clouds. : - )
  5. I wonder how Hot Rod Lincoln got in there. A...

    I wonder how Hot Rod Lincoln got in there. A rockabilly classic, unlike the other trite schmaltz in the list. I've heard Bill Kirchin play Hot Rod Lincoln live at least a half dozen times and it...
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    316843 At Alpine the main lot is double rows...

    316843

    At Alpine the main lot is double rows of cars five or more across and 2 deep, with an aisle between each set of double rows. Except that some idiots don't get the double concept and park...
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    Good way to wind up with a bunch of broken eggs...

    Good way to wind up with a bunch of broken eggs on the floor.
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    Mixing eggs of different color in the same carton...

    Mixing eggs of different color in the same carton is unnatural and against god's will.
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    As far as the H1N1 being just a variant--it's not...

    As far as the H1N1 being just a variant--it's not semantics. H1N1 has been around for a very long time, the 2009 pandemic was caused by a variant--that's hardly semantics. The variation from year to...
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    I like my Matfer Bourgeat, prefer over my cast...

    I like my Matfer Bourgeat, prefer over my cast iron for most stuff, but it's twice the price.
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    You obviously appreciate it enough to read about...

    You obviously appreciate it enough to read about it. I appreciate that.
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    CDC or State, who to believe? That's a tough one....

    CDC or State, who to believe? That's a tough one. Better think on it.
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    I generally throw things in the dishwasher any...

    I generally throw things in the dishwasher any old way, although I put the biggest plates in the back so I can put smaller plates in the front without having to roll out the rack. When it starts...
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    China did not extinguish SARS. SARS cases were...

    China did not extinguish SARS. SARS cases were found in 30 countries, with the US having the most cases outside of east and southeast Asia, so the virus was contained by the actions taken in all...
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    When I have to add up a bunch of numbers I do it...

    When I have to add up a bunch of numbers I do it 3 times and then take the average.
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    Left an accountant for a dentist, huh? Really...

    Left an accountant for a dentist, huh? Really going for the thrills.
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    I get a stone grind if my edges are bad enough...

    I get a stone grind if my edges are bad enough that I think I need to reset them from the bases which means the base must first be flattened and stone ground first. Or sometimes if the bases are so...
  18. Incipient suncups. Not good in February. Heard...

    Incipient suncups. Not good in February. Heard today that Sacramento has never before had a completely dry February, with no rain in the forecast.
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    Thanks. I do hope she can treat anaphylaxis...

    Thanks. I do hope she can treat anaphylaxis though. IM epi works fine unless you wait for an arrest.
    I don't know if there are any vessels in the mouth where a toxic level of lidocaine could be...
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    why am I not surprised that you have the hots for...

    why am I not surprised that you have the hots for Flo
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    Get rid of it and use one of those white rubber...

    Get rid of it and use one of those white rubber plugs on a chain. They never fail.
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    I heard Trump was sending Marie Yovanovich.

    I heard Trump was sending Marie Yovanovich.
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    skiers have to be the worst parkers on the...

    skiers have to be the worst parkers on the planet. Walking from my car to the lodge this morning I counted 15 cars taking up more than one parking space and a bunch of empty spaces because of the...
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    did you have to reinforce the floor joists under...

    did you have to reinforce the floor joists under that corner of your kitchen?
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    The one time I used my travel insurance it...

    The one time I used my travel insurance it covered about 2K worth of unused Hobbs time on an AK heli trip. I'm surprised I could get away with that one but apparently it happens all the time. It's...
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    Residents of states without income tax have not...

    Residents of states without income tax have not been getting the short end of the stick. True--they don't get to deduct the tax from their income, but they don't have to pay the tax in the first...
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    too late--big pharma has already milked that cow...

    too late--big pharma has already milked that cow dry
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    there isn't a lot of active medical...

    there isn't a lot of active medical intervention--oxygen, fluids, if things go south artificial ventilation but in the high risk groups once things get to that point mortality is very high. There is...
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    If your concern is not dropping eggs they should...

    If your concern is not dropping eggs they should be removed from one end of the carton and the empty end should be put towards the back of the fridge.
    I am heartened to learn how many people remove...
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    I hate to break it to you but I just read in the...

    I hate to break it to you but I just read in the Washington Post that Trump just made beer illegal by executive order effective immediately.
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    The Borowitz report is clearly labelled as...

    The Borowitz report is clearly labelled as satire. The Onion is well known for satire. I share your feelings about comedy news that a reasonable person might mistake real.
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    Hoyer lift. On a serious note--for old people...

    Hoyer lift.

    On a serious note--for old people you need either a shower big enough to sit in, preferably without a curb, or a tub--there's a chair that fits half in and half out of the tub that you...
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    must be fun traveling with those. "Sir, what's...

    must be fun traveling with those. "Sir, what's in the bag?" "Bombers." "Sir, could you step over here please?"
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    The first egg box was invented in London. The...

    The first egg box was invented in London. The modern egg carton was patented in the US (in 1969!). I understand why some might call one of the intermediate designs from Canada THE definitive egg...
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    And what mental illness is this^^^? Yes Dave. We...

    And what mental illness is this^^^?
    Yes Dave. We realize that we're not talking about true OCD.


    True OCD: When I was in med school back in the 70's the chief of neurosurgery was doing...
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    seems obvious but the Spanish flu preferentially...

    seems obvious but the Spanish flu preferentially killed young men--in part because of WWI with large numbers of young men living in close quarters but also because the disease seemed to be more...
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    Was listening to an interview with a guy who...

    Was listening to an interview with a guy who decided to stay on his ship when they started evacuating people to stateside quarantine. He gave all sorts of bullshit reasons. I'm thinking--booze for...
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    A bathtub is useful for many things. First of...

    A bathtub is useful for many things. First of all, baths. I have a 30's house with an extra deep tub. I love soaking in it. I love it more the older I get. Washing dogs. Washing down sleeping...
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    OCD

    I take eggs out of the carton from both ends so that the remaining eggs are symmetrical in the center. But I do tolerate an odd number of eggs remaining so I guess not a severe case.
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    Good point. The advise here reflects the...

    Good point. The advise here reflects the prevailing cultural demographic of skiers.
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    Very few here have any experience with TV's with...

    Very few here have any experience with TV's with tubes other than the picture tube. Transistor TV's have been around since 1960. But thanks for reminding me it's time for me to blow the dust out of...
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    Full ACLS true. And I doubt most dentists could...

    Full ACLS true. And I doubt most dentists could start on IV on a patient in shock. I doubt I could. But giving epi for anaphylaxis seems useful. Other methods would depend on what drugs the...
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    Spring structure is deeper--to break the suction....

    Spring structure is deeper--to break the suction. You shouldn't be able to feel a winter structure with your finger nail. Spring structure you can. I've never had the misfortune of trying to ski...
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    I oversimplified it for all the poets on the...

    I oversimplified it for all the poets on the forum. The actual formula is Force= mass x velocity squared/radius

    A ski definitely knows how fast you ski--by how much it bends when you put it on...
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    I was on a panel for a guy who was busted for...

    I was on a panel for a guy who was busted for having MJ in prison--it was clearly a 3rd strike case, before California reversed its draconian 3rd strike law but the guy was looking at life. I don't...
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    The main risk isn't getting sick, it's the risk...

    The main risk isn't getting sick, it's the risk of getting quarantined.
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    Around here people leave stuff by the side of the...

    Around here people leave stuff by the side of the road labelled "Free". Amusing how long the CRT TV's sit there--just about any other kind of junk will disappear but the TV's will be there until...
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    Some, yes, but not enough to account for the...

    Some, yes, but not enough to account for the weekend crowds. They could do away with IKON and the crowds will still be there and you all will have to find something or someone else to blame rather...
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    I sure as hell expect my dentist to know cardiac...

    I sure as hell expect my dentist to know cardiac physiology and how to do basic cpr and use an AED. I don't know if dentists are required to do ACLS but I would think that would be a good idea.
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    Take all the tubes out, take them down to the...

    Take all the tubes out, take them down to the neighborhood drugstore and test them, find out which are bad and replace. If that doesn't work call the neighborhood TV repairman and he'll come right...
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