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    For the first time read Nobody Famous' sig line...

    For the first time read Nobody Famous' sig line and thought thats not right
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    wow that is heavily paraphrased should be"The...

    wow that is heavily paraphrased

    should be"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter." so a completely different meaning.


    how about “Socialism is...
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    I try to fill up the wood shed two bays every 2...

    I try to fill up the wood shed two bays every 2 years so at most have 4 years worth at least 3 years worth on hand in fall. So all wood has seen at least two summers.

    As far as cutting wood in a...
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    But I thought that closing borders was racist and...

    But I thought that closing borders was racist and ineffective? At least it was 6 months ago. I kid.
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    Sorcerer has posted their plan. Pretty detailed...

    Sorcerer has posted their plan. Pretty detailed , only 8 guests with 2 guides plus cook no custodian . A bit of a price increase. No US or international bookings.
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    Its last hunt so would have go direct to Sidas. ...

    Its last hunt so would have go direct to Sidas. Was wondering if old as NEO has 6 hour life whereas wife's PRO has 8 h and the Pro is only model on website. Yes cheap $150 with limited time...
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    Boot Heaters - Sidas Neo - old model??

    See a great deal on the Sidas Neo but thinking that old model replaced by Pro. can anybody confirm and if old how old and would that effect battery life? Don't have bad time with boots on cold days...
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    What I have heard 2nd hand is that for next year...

    What I have heard 2nd hand is that for next year not taking any American reservations. Fewer people in lodge 16 max down to 10-8. Same number of guides. Still back to back heli so no down day. ...
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    How about repair sealing of hiking boots. Wife's...

    How about repair sealing of hiking boots. Wife's toe seams not as good as once were and wants to add toe cap by AS. I was thinking using Goop as will be thick application and already have a big...
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    Sorry the level of rhetoric in this thread is...

    Sorry the level of rhetoric in this thread is generally high so I was a bit confused on meaning of ignore thingie. Anyway I'm getting more in favour of the taking down not that the statues are in...
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    your point? Its just problematic to attack...

    your point? Its just problematic to attack given names as firstly your parents gave them to you and secondly what really is the reason why that name was chosen ? Is it Jefferson Davis or T...
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    could be for Jefferson Davis or T Jefferson, T...

    could be for Jefferson Davis or T Jefferson, T Jefferson was a southern guy and a states rights small |Federal gov't

    Ok looked it up and.... Sessions, his father, and his grandfather were named...
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    I know trying to be funny but is Jefferson as in...

    I know trying to be funny but is Jefferson as in the President now a bad person? What about people who share a last name with a CSA general? My W shares a last name with a CSA Major Gen.
  14. It was baby goats for kids so cattle not in cards...

    It was baby goats for kids so cattle not in cards . I'm sure now that event has occurred that a electric fort knox will be built. Your right on the other neighbour nothing is going to change them. ...
  15. Mostly true. While not a clear cut situation...

    Mostly true. While not a clear cut situation certainly, I posted without my view point in order not to bias the responses. I was interested in what they would be. I wasn't there so can only make...
  16. That was my impression that its nearly impossible...

    That was my impression that its nearly impossible to drive off a bear from a kill. Maybe he did not know that so can give benefit of doubt there. Maybe a rubber bullet or other projectile but a...
  17. They do the FB notice on the Golden Comm site in...

    They do the FB notice on the Golden Comm site in town for bears. Actually in this case an another neighbour had texted them that a bear was crossing his property on their way to the house in...
  18. Yes exactly as soon as we heard about the...

    Yes exactly as soon as we heard about the situation we started making references to Jurassic park
  19. Its not a clear cut situation as its not like...

    Its not a clear cut situation as its not like they left garbage or dog food around outside. More like a very poor decision to keep goats in a pen with out roof so it just contained a little tasty...
  20. I'll add some info . Our area is pretty wild...

    I'll add some info . Our area is pretty wild though don't have a lot of bears coming through as it not great bear habitat for full time residence. Sometimes have a bear in woods for a month in...
  21. Bear shot by Homeowner Across Road- Thoughts on Justification

    A couple night ago a bear was shot across the road, the only house I can see. We have not seen the bear at all so for us it was not a problem bear. edit added House across had recently got 3 baby...
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    Haven't been following this thread for a while...

    Haven't been following this thread for a while but here's a question on a historical perspective. Was watching the PBS Roosevelt doc and were covering the end of WWI. Teddy died and FRD had a...
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    Maybe I heard it wrong but wasn't the defacing...

    Maybe I heard it wrong but wasn't the defacing etc done by the anti racists who probably didn't know their history and fucked up. Was it done by the racists?? 54th was a famous black civil war...
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    You guys are actually serious about Grant? Why...

    You guys are actually serious about Grant? Why not everybody before the civil war as they allowed the US to start with slavery? Adams, Franklin everybody? Didn't protesters deface the monument in...
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    What I learned in elementary school history was...

    What I learned in elementary school history was that Benedict Arnold started off loyal, then became treasonous ( rebelled) and then saw the error of ways and came back to the Crown and was loyal...
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    "considered aesthetically unappealing due to its...

    "considered aesthetically unappealing due to its abnormal facial features" maybe the artist was showing the soul of the man??

    "The statue is so hilariously stupid that we should keep it forever"...
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    Yes , any Forrest statue would be beyond the pale...

    Yes , any Forrest statue would be beyond the pale and should be removed. War criminal and later the KKK stuff would have always led me to think that his statue should be removed. Other statues if...
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    Well until I learned more about UDC and Lost...

    Well until I learned more about UDC and Lost cause I have to say I was opposed to the removal of most statues unless there was a B Forrest statue. Really nothing in this thread was changing my mind....
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    But most of the statues were part of the UDC 's...

    But most of the statues were part of the UDC 's PR campaign to promote the lost cause narrative and whitewash the south's role and reasons for the Civil War. A case of the losing side writing the...
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    yes a big cost not being able to fly back to...

    yes a big cost not being able to fly back to back, doubles the heli cost even before spacing people out on flights if that happens.

    Just looked at the group invoice for the GAH trip next year and...
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    We called them the Straits of I wanta Puka.

    We called them the Straits of I wanta Puka.
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    why not have 7 per person and just rotate through...

    why not have 7 per person and just rotate through a week? and reuse
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    If after meeting someone for 5 minutes they made...

    If after meeting someone for 5 minutes they made the statement " most people are ass holes" most people would assume that that person is an asshole most of the time. Sure all people can be assholes...
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    Isn't it an obvious that those who see assholes...

    Isn't it an obvious that those who see assholes all around them are probably one themselves? But not self aware to know that they are assholes?
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    But wouldn't it be the combo of SD , hand washing...

    But wouldn't it be the combo of SD , hand washing and masks (esp in trucks) all that stuff is going to help with colds/flu.
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    data is the word used. Yes heard of lots of...

    data is the word used. Yes heard of lots of cases lately filtering north. It would be interesting and hard to get data in % terms on how big a problem it is. Is it a developing trend? and why?
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    Is there any data that this white people calling...

    Is there any data that this white people calling the police on black people for mundane things is actually a thing. Is it way out of proportion to the population of African American in the...
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    yes , put some cuts in the bottom of the head...

    yes , put some cuts in the bottom of the head with angle grinder and welded that "thing" on top, put a couple of extra holes where there were big sections without
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    pics for almost installed, just have to dig in...

    pics for almost installed, just have to dig in legs a bit into the gravel and level, but actually pretty stable as it is right now329463329464
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    Right now no restrictions on coming to BC from...

    Right now no restrictions on coming to BC from AB. Just went by two sets of the dreaded red plates at a pair of cabins down the road. We have rented a GAH lodge for a week next March. US border...
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    Just to add the Conservatives have had a hard go...

    Just to add the Conservatives have had a hard go keeping a tent large enough to be electable without the tent being so large that they can't get along and split apart . Happened Federally and in...
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    Knowing that "Trump's performance which was at...

    Knowing that "Trump's performance which was at times( mostly) less than useful " is useful at ballot box.
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    Not sure what you thought I meant as your comment...

    Not sure what you thought I meant as your comment doesn't line up with my statement? I voiced no opinion on the speed of reopening. My point is even with great consistent messaging it doesn't mean...
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    Absolutely across the board the optics have been...

    Absolutely across the board the optics have been good at both Federal and provincial levels. Main spoke persons have been public health officers. Sometimes abit woke and sugary sweet but within...
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    agreeing with above.... As much as the US likes...

    agreeing with above....
    As much as the US likes to beat itself up over its response and Trump's performance which was at times( mostly) less than useful , being a bunch of Captain Hindsights is in...
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    I would imagine that during at least part of the...

    I would imagine that during at least part of the 7 weeks they would of tried some sort of SDing. But very hard as you say. I think there are only two cafeterias on a CVN . It would be interesting...
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    I used the worst case as was unclear whether the...

    I used the worst case as was unclear whether the 7 hospitalizations referred to the 678 positive or the later number for 1156 and 7 was the total ever hospitalized ? ( never saw the 1500 number). ...
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    I think your misunderstanding asymptomatic vs not...

    I think your misunderstanding asymptomatic vs not requiring hospitalization. ~60% were asymptomatic, about 1% required hospitalization (7), about .15% died (1). A navy ship is not really...
  49. Thread: Rhubarb...ideas?

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    I almost never put in strawberries in my crisp...

    I almost never put in strawberries in my crisp unless the garden is producing both at same time. But something I have thrown in to a R crisp that have turned out well ( very) are saskatoon berries...
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    I thought the don't know was already covered. ...

    I thought the don't know was already covered. Trying to refind art that had results of study in China. Out of less than 200 , something around 10 had no antibodies, about 20% had pretty low...
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