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    Huh? A couple of years ago? Smallpox vaccine...

    Huh? A couple of years ago? Smallpox vaccine isn't even available in the US, and hasn't been for a long time. (There are stores of vaccine just in case the Russkies attack.) Where was this job?
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    It makes no difference if there's a bike lane or...

    It makes no difference if there's a bike lane or not. If a car passes or nearly passes a cyclist and then turns right or moves to the right edge of the pavement in preparation for turning right and...
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    The problem with xeriscaping in a place like...

    The problem with xeriscaping in a place like Sacramento that has a lot of trees is that you still have to water enough to keep the tree alive. While that can be infrequent--once a month for hours,...
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    We have an electric Ryobi 1800psi 1.2 gpm that...

    We have an electric Ryobi 1800psi 1.2 gpm that works ok cleaning the deck after the masons got some mortar on it. It's lunchbox size, not inlcuding hose, cord, and wand, so light and easy to move...
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    Did he win his primary?

    Did he win his primary?
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    According to the CDC duration of protection is...

    According to the CDC duration of protection is unknown. People at high risk--whatever that means--"can" get a booster.
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    I think CG has made it pretty clear that he...

    I think CG has made it pretty clear that he agrees with that.
    In a lot of places the solid bike lane line turns into a broken line near intersections, to indicate to drivers to pull all the way to...
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    That's another way to put it. Depending on the...

    That's another way to put it. Depending on the other traffic the cyclist can stop or slow down behind the car or pass on the car's left in the car lane. Most cyclists, like most drivers, don't know...
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    When cars make a right turn they're supposed to...

    When cars make a right turn they're supposed to do it from as close to the curb as possible, including the bike lane, so that bikes can pass them on the left rather than having to stop or being taken...
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    I have had blenders, refrigerators, microwaves,...

    I have had blenders, refrigerators, microwaves, espresso machines and coffee makers, toaster ovens, table saws, chop saws, etc and I have never seen a 20A plug on any of them, even when the...
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    What, and deprive me of the pleasure of shoving...

    What, and deprive me of the pleasure of shoving someone out of the way to get to my bag on the carousel, and then smacking them in the kneecaps with the bag as I step away? That's the best part of...
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    You'd think someone who claims the Wasatch at...

    You'd think someone who claims the Wasatch at their location would know that in the mountains summer is construction season and short.
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    There's something banging on my house when it's...

    There's something banging on my house when it's real windy. I've been searching for it for years--moved or removed any possible candidate--without success.
  14. Takes one to know one

    Takes one to know one
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    We had a fence built with galvanized steel Z...

    We had a fence built with galvanized steel Z posts. Trimmed out the posts to look like solid wood posts. Should last longer than me.
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    C'mon, give the guy a break. How about St Francis...

    C'mon, give the guy a break. How about St Francis instead? : -- )
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    That's an awfully low bar.

    That's an awfully low bar.
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    Awwww

    Awwww
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    In Sacramento brown lawn is a stattus symbol...

    In Sacramento brown lawn is a stattus symbol (although lower status than no lawn.) Not so much in the swankier suburbs like Granite Bay where they will gie up showering and flushing the toilet before...
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    Assuming you keep the ends of the boards off the...

    Assuming you keep the ends of the boards off the dirt. It's easy to ignore dirt building up against the bottoms of boards that used to be above grade.
    We built a fence with the boards on our side...
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    He mows the lawn and weed whacks in steel toed...

    He mows the lawn and weed whacks in steel toed boots and chaps. Then he doesn't have to change before he hits the bars.
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    Why don't they just flip the pillow over to cool...

    Why don't they just flip the pillow over to cool off?
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    Oh great, another excuse for Palisades not to get...

    Oh great, another excuse for Palisades not to get the lifts open.
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    They're fighting over which one gets to gore the...

    They're fighting over which one gets to gore the tourists.
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    I was watching a movie from 1933 where Greta...

    I was watching a movie from 1933 where Greta Garbo dresses in men's clothes and everyone mistakes her for a boy. No one is going mistake Garbo for a boy. She could be in a gorilla suit and people...
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    It is my policy to always open the window of any...

    It is my policy to always open the window of any room plumbers are working in, covid or no covid. Also turn on the exhaust fan.
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    Fuck my cyclist friend who messed up a perfectly...

    Fuck my cyclist friend who messed up a perfectly good car by crashing into it at 40 mph on a steep downgrade when the car made a left from the other side of the road directly in front of him. My...
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    Wouldn't it be the airline that assigns precheck...

    Wouldn't it be the airline that assigns precheck to family members of people with trusted traveler credentials, or to non-TT's for their return flights? The govt may issue the TT number but it's...
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    Reminds me of a new house I saw today with...

    Reminds me of a new house I saw today with intersecting roofs that will definitely cause an ice dam this winter, if it snows.
  30. I would think the airlines would hire anyone who...

    I would think the airlines would hire anyone who could fly even a paper airline these days.
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    IME the best tool for mixing concrete by hand is...

    IME the best tool for mixing concrete by hand is a mortar hoe.
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    Before I got GE I was prechecked on my return...

    Before I got GE I was prechecked on my return flight automatically, even though I wasn't on the outbound. That was at least 10 years ago so might have changed.
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    Hey, you shoulda labeled the thread NSFW (not...

    Hey, you shoulda labeled the thread NSFW (not safe for wife). Everything we own came from a thrift shop. To be fair Truckee has a pretty good one--especially for women's clothes. One of her better...
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    KQ's got the boys all riled up again.

    KQ's got the boys all riled up again.
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    Must have been pretty smashed after it hit the...

    Must have been pretty smashed after it hit the ground.
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    That would imply that there's minor league...

    That would imply that there's minor league pickleball.
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    In Sacto there are special limits for leaf...

    In Sacto there are special limits for leaf blowers--9-6 except 10-4 on Sunday. (Because Christians, I guess)
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    hdIXrF34Bz0
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    Who the hell gets McDonald's delivered?

    Who the hell gets McDonald's delivered?
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    Definitely 1). I like the stuff where you pour...

    Definitely 1). I like the stuff where you pour dry mix in the hole around the post, then add water. I don't think I'd use it for a footing for a 20 story building but strong enough for a fence. ...
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    Yeah. Loads a mite slow.

    Yeah. Loads a mite slow.
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    Every one is different. Cleo got a poke in the...

    Every one is different. Cleo got a poke in the butt and drifted off to unconsciousness. They took her into another room to finish. Our cocker was put down at a private vet--same procedure with the...
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    We're talking about a country that used to arrest...

    We're talking about a country that used to arrest people for smuggling used blue jeans.
  44. A couple of years ago Moonshine did a piece...

    A couple of years ago Moonshine did a piece showing all the developments that had been approved by Placer County and Truckee with requirements for workforce housiing and how many had been completed...
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    Wherever she is I doubt she's resting. Thanks...

    Wherever she is I doubt she's resting.
    Thanks all of you for the vibes.

    We used to have Irish setters. I took one of them to the city animal shelter to be disposed of after she died at home. ...
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    I hope those assholes get their faces bitten off...

    I hope those assholes get their faces bitten off the next time they try that.
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    I have one on my garage that doesn't need...

    I have one on my garage that doesn't need batteries. I still have to remember the combination, but it's my wife's birthday. If I change wives I'll change the combo.
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    brace them in 2 directions 90 degrees to each...

    brace them in 2 directions 90 degrees to each other as you would with wood posts. Attach the braces to the posts with clamps. Use a pieces of wood under the far sides of the clamps to avoid...
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    How do they buckle their seatbelts?

    How do they buckle their seatbelts?
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    All my doors have deadbolts--no way to lock...

    All my doors have deadbolts--no way to lock myself out unless I lose my keys. Of course keys can be lost.
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