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    FKNA X1000

    FKNA X1000
  2. Heh. Content of player interviews between...

    Heh. Content of player interviews between periods/end of hockey game on game strategy and dynamics comes to mind.
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    4°C, heavy valley fog, but clear of smoke. Dreams...

    4°C, heavy valley fog, but clear of smoke. Dreams of working on my wife's bike before I woke this morning. Heading into the best time of the year!
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    2. Cabbage patch kid? 4. Flavor Fav of Public...

    2. Cabbage patch kid?
    4. Flavor Fav of Public Enemy
    Eta: I see the guy you mean now. Not FF. The hair seems familiar, but can't place the forehead tattoo.
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    So it is. Good eye.

    So it is. Good eye.
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    Looks like 200 Canuck firefighters are heading...

    Looks like 200 Canuck firefighters are heading down to Orgeon.
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    Up in Smoke was '78, but they have R2D2 (ESB was...

    Up in Smoke was '78, but they have R2D2 (ESB was '80) so I dunno.
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    My daily driver is a 2003 taco with the 3.4L and...

    My daily driver is a 2003 taco with the 3.4L and manual transmission., approaching 300k on the odom. I prefer to drive it over the new ones. As AFKLS says, the new ones are cramped and feel...
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    I was going to say 'where's Alien' but that was...

    I was going to say 'where's Alien' but that was '79
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    We've got 2 rental 'limited' 2020 tacoma...

    We've got 2 rental 'limited' 2020 tacoma crewcabs, and I wholeheartedly agree with your sentiment.
    The new 2020 3/4ton chevy crewcab with the new 6.6L steel bigblock just assigned to me on the other...
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    We've enjoyed it. Sandra Oh and Fiona Shaw are...

    We've enjoyed it. Sandra Oh and Fiona Shaw are perfect.
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    Just finished episode 5. Enjoying the premise...

    Just finished episode 5. Enjoying the premise despite the slow pace. Being a Scott fan helps. Really hoping they flesh out the ecology backstory of the planet properly.
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    Put me down as another member from the 80's that...

    Put me down as another member from the 80's that felt the company lost its way in the new millennium. Especially since I never lived in a city where/when there was a brick and mortar outlet - the...
  14. Thread: Canada

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    I'm starting to think he's a Debassed alias. He...

    I'm starting to think he's a Debassed alias. He posts to stir shit, not to advance the conversation.
  15. Thread: Garden 2020

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    Most flowering is very dependant on photoperiod,...

    Most flowering is very dependant on photoperiod, with temp and other factors being secondary. I don't have the numbers in my head, but the daylight hours (or more often the dark hours) have to be...
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    Caught a raven sampling my plumbs. He took one...

    Caught a raven sampling my plumbs. He took one across the street and enjoyed it. He was alone, then there were 3 more inquiring. So into the basement to ripen the plumbs went. Time to bring the...
  17. Thread: Canada

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    He's cherry picking and exaggerating his...

    He's cherry picking and exaggerating his research. The one WHO study he quoted, based on a analysis of influenza spead, was authored in 2014, and was full of 'ifs', 'mays', and 'coulds' under very...
  18. Thread: Canada

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    FFS. The border is partially open. If you have a...

    FFS. The border is partially open. If you have a legitimate reason to be here for business considered essential to both our economies, then you can come here. You just can't come here because you...
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    We bought one during the 2017 fire season,...

    We bought one during the 2017 fire season, outbound(?) model I think. It pairs extremely well with the 10X10 pop-up, especially with the bug screen installed. Gets toasty warm in there, and no embers...
  20. Thread: Canada

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    The fastest growing population in Canada, besides...

    The fastest growing population in Canada, besides immigration, is 1st Nations. At least in BC, it would serve many well to resolve our land disputes sooner than later. And find the means to raise the...
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    So you'e saying, either be the ski bum, or the...

    So you'e saying, either be the ski bum, or the one who owns the hill.
    What was that saying, at either end of the wealth spectrum is a leisure class?
  22. Not sure how its scales to proper resorts, but we...

    Not sure how its scales to proper resorts, but we have a little community ski hill (one t-bar lift & kiddie ropetow). Executive is volunteer, so no 6-figure salaries to pay out, lifties/patrol/ski...
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    Yep, cut close to road, drag out with a...

    Yep, cut close to road, drag out with a cable/towrope if possible. The tacoma is nice in that regard on narrow forestry roads if you don't have some kind of winch. I would never carry log length if...
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    15k plus the trailer. You'll be the best friend...

    15k plus the trailer. You'll be the best friend for miles.

    I'm a kilonewton when gravity starts to take over. The stock suspension will serve you fine unless you are climbing big lines or hucking...
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    This X1000

    This X1000
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    West of the divide. And a typical year has 200...

    West of the divide. And a typical year has 200 kids, with their parents, in groups around 5 and some over 10, wandering the streets and coming on our porch. Its a rather intimate...
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    Ha! We have an exercise bike in the basement that...

    Ha! We have an exercise bike in the basement that my wonderful, caring better half brought home several years ago. After 6yrs, it has maybe 100km on it. She wants a new mtn bike (and does need one,...
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    So, we haven't even run the gauntlet of the kid's...

    So, we haven't even run the gauntlet of the kid's return to school, and the local FB pages are already full of opinions of what is going to happen on Hallowe'en. We live in a subdivision that gets...
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    Yes! Love my Stanfield henleys. Put one for the...

    Yes! Love my Stanfield henleys. Put one for the wife under the tree our first Yule together. Best evening attire around the campfire there is.
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    I enjoyed my time in Edmonton in that era. No...

    I enjoyed my time in Edmonton in that era. No lack of work in the conference theatres of downtown to keep me feeding in university. There was som angst against the healthcare and education unions...
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    When it comes to beers and a party, those aussies...

    When it comes to beers and a party, those aussies are always a day ahead.
  32. Thread: Garden 2020

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    Bambi is our nemesis right now. Thankfully...

    Bambi is our nemesis right now. Thankfully focused more on leaf than fruit, but damn, that was our best pumpkin-to-be.
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    Chased a 4point muley in the undeveloped lots behind...
  33. As long as you are sheltered from the wind off...

    As long as you are sheltered from the wind off the strait. That chill breeze cuts right to the bone. FIL lives a couple blocks from that weather station. I always bring a windbreaker and a stanfield...
  34. Thread: Canada

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    Given the nature of politicians far removed from...

    Given the nature of politicians far removed from the land they divvied up back then, the fact that a small chunk of the mainland was south of the 49th and therefore isolated, was probably just an...
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    Bwahaaaa! You are comparing Australia, which has...

    Bwahaaaa! You are comparing Australia, which has no direct land connection to Canada, that has 26k COVID cases in a population of 25million, with the US which we share the longest undefended border...
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    We've had a tough year as well, don't despair!...

    We've had a tough year as well, don't despair! This year was cool and wet for us, even with our early planting and the heat dependant stuff like tomatoes and cukes under plastic, the fruit started...
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    How small is small? Those things grow near to 3ft...

    How small is small? Those things grow near to 3ft at full maturity. Same amount of seed in the 3footer as would be in a fruit that is not as long, and if allowed to fully mature before picking, the...
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    I'm with you. I don't often use a diesel engine...

    I'm with you. I don't often use a diesel engine braking system; our heavy hauler is a 4X4 dually F450 flatdeck, and pulling a loaded trailer and deck in winter, I have no qualms of using the engine...
  39. Thread: "The Turn"

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    Sept long weekend, before kids, an alpine trek...

    Sept long weekend, before kids, an alpine trek would usually involve a cm or 2 of snow from a quick cold front. It was 4C at 420m last night. At least 2wks early. Bring it!
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    Yup, some butter & loose leaf, radishes, and a...

    Yup, some butter & loose leaf, radishes, and a couple pots of parsley (to bring in the house over winter). Should have sprouted the lettuce already, but we usually have another couple weeks before...
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    4C this morning at 6. It's still August isn't it?...

    4C this morning at 6. It's still August isn't it? Time to put in the fall greens, but if trend continues, only the garlic will be worth the sow.
    Beans are still rocking, carrots another 2wks to...
  42. Smokers, grills, and BBQs. What are you cooking?

    Had a last spring salmon steak from last year, and making room for this year's catch, so pulled out the little smoker
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    Also smoked a batch of salmon roe last...
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    Looks more like a nocturnal bird. Nighthawks...

    Looks more like a nocturnal bird. Nighthawks maybe? Very cool birds, they nest on the ground. Not quite as good as bats for mosquitoes. Their call is sort of like a trill or squeak, repeated every 2...
  44. That's not a stair, it's a ladder. And I love it.

    That's not a stair, it's a ladder. And I love it.
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    It so educational, listing to all the privileged...

    It so educational, listing to all the privileged action sports law and order folk here try and convince everyone else how to de-escalate a situation involving an encounter between a prejudiced police...
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    It would be an interesting test. My...

    It would be an interesting test. My understanding, and my organic chem is more than a little rusty, is that you need the UV, water, and some organic substrate for the radicals to bind to. So I think...
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    If that manned mission included some or all of...

    If that manned mission included some or all of the Trump family (ya know, so they could plant their flag for the future Trump Tower on Mars), I would wholeheartedly support that launch plan.
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    Sorry muted, thought my quoting BobMc made my...

    Sorry muted, thought my quoting BobMc made my post clear. Boissal and BobMc are correct regarding my meaning.

    I thought it was very interesting that the reason sun-dried laundry has that...
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    Ha! Sounds like you are glass half full of 99...

    Ha! Sounds like you are glass half full of 99 virgins kinda guy :D
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    More like the parasite entity has harvested...

    More like the parasite entity has harvested enough souls of the gullible - er, I mean faithful - to gain entrance to the YC of the universe, and has abandoned its 'garden', while the compost of...
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