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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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. "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"...
  6. 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...
  7. 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....
  8. 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...
  28. 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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    I can see that its not an absolute number as...

    I can see that its not an absolute number as there is randomness in where it lands, the human that it lands on etc. So all that number is going to show is compared to other viruses how much more...
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    More directionally rather than specific to this...

    More directionally rather than specific to this virus. Lets say normally for a virus being exposed to less than infectious dose does .. what?

    We don't even know if infection brings immunity yet....
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    good links Question , if one is exposed to...

    good links

    Question , if one is exposed to less than the required infectious dose, yes that amount is now unknown, does that do anything? Probably doesn't produce antibodies in any numbers, but...
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    Thoughts on companies that lend or lease to small...

    Thoughts on companies that lend or lease to small to med sized companies??

    small-ticket equipment leasing and lending to small and medium-sized businesses

    " Its asset-based financial services...
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    But early on the WHO and all the experts were...

    But early on the WHO and all the experts were saying that would not work. Can't remember what they said would work certainly travel restrictions was not in plan. NZ being an island rejected WHO...
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    DIY Firepit Using Propane Head- thoughts

    Have a head off a old propane tank cut off and paint removed. Was going to weld on some legs that would be buried. Cut a hole in for drainage. Tank is 41" dia and about 20" deep. What I am...
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    That is really poor reasoning, though I'm not...

    That is really poor reasoning, though I'm not sure what point you are trying to make. There could be lots of explanations for that. It is a very easily caught disease with a much higher...
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    We do that every year during the flu season. It...

    We do that every year during the flu season. It is being done now , some places effectively other places not so much, in long term care facilities. It is very difficult and of course the more...
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    Sorry about that

    Sorry about that
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    top table is interesting if valid for other than...

    top table is interesting if valid for other than the Dutch
  40. Isn't confirmation more important than breed? ...

    Isn't confirmation more important than breed? Anyway our mutt 90% Shepard 10% maybe husky is perfect for both BC skiing ( though we don't take him that often) and mtn biking. We used to worry on...
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    There are two issues. How can workers be safe,...

    There are two issues. How can workers be safe, the Worksafe BC issue. As what risks can clients take.

    Can't see how to deal with first. But can see forward on second if a group rents out lodge....
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    Ok , solutions as they probably will open, if...

    Ok , solutions as they probably will open, if cruise lines are going to open... Have to have been self isolation for 1 week before trip, two week for international air travel. Trips now 2 weeks...
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    Certainly agree with first part but not second,...

    Certainly agree with first part but not second, been to both and would not go back to Blanket unless supper cheap as terrain wise Sorcerer is in a different league
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    When referring to bug I was thinking previous...

    When referring to bug I was thinking previous lodge issues which do happen every once and a while. So while BC lodges have some experience they don't have experience with something like this.
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    ^^ really I heard some of the measures one...

    ^^ really I heard some of the measures one operator was thinking off and started thinking what would work and I was kinda stuck. i couldn't think of anything that would really work. When a lodge...
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    Sorcerer and blanket still do the bucket brigade,...

    Sorcerer and blanket still do the bucket brigade, maybe it won't be with clients but just guides and custodians ?
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    Yes around here all the cases other than that Van...

    Yes around here all the cases other than that Van dental conf were linked to Cat /heli or BC lodge. Lots of sheepish guides /operators.
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    Wouldn't be more guides total, though more per...

    Wouldn't be more guides total, though more per person do to fewer guests in lodge . Even fewer clients would not a private room for every body. So might be significant discount for couples?? ...
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    assume water from lake via buckets yes where...

    assume water from lake via buckets

    yes where people are coming from makes a difference but in the lodge of times they are a group or several groups

    The number being floated around is ~ 2.5...
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    true, though I do enjoy TVOs The Agenda with...

    true, though I do enjoy TVOs The Agenda with Steve Paikin coverage watching on youtube
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