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    Good suggestion on the photo. Some of my favorite...

    Good suggestion on the photo. Some of my favorite possessions are pictures of my kids, especially pictures of them doing things on trips they did with me.
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    oldest in age or longest in tenure--I assume you...

    oldest in age or longest in tenure--I assume you mean the latter.
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    How can you say that about Koningsdag--a more...

    How can you say that about Koningsdag--a more civilized somewhat more sober and no less fun than a combination of Mardi Gras and the 4th of July. You gotta love a country where the tell people to...
  4. The way Trump hoped it would play out is that the...

    The way Trump hoped it would play out is that the certification would have been stopped, Pence would have reversed himself declared that there was too much doubt in the 5 close states and would have...
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    A timing belt tensioner in an apartment sounds...

    A timing belt tensioner in an apartment sounds more suspicious to me than a bomb. Like, where's the rest of the car.? Where are the people that were in the car? Get the dogs and start digging up...
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    Yep. We stayed 11. It wasn't too long. Lots of...

    Yep. We stayed 11. It wasn't too long. Lots of day trips by train. If you can be there on April 27 for King's Day you will not regret it--it's a fabulous party. (You wouldn't want to be there on...
  7. If we want to argue semantics I think coup is a...

    If we want to argue semantics I think coup is a more appropriate word. An insurrection connotes a violent effort by a significant force--like what happened in Iraq after Saddam was kicked out. A...
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    I swear my dog can find them in the house. ...

    I swear my dog can find them in the house.



    Just remind him about the Marquis de Lafayette--if it weren't for that Frenchman we'd be using the metric system, spelling it "colour" and have an...
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    BXPnD368f-0 If you get a chance to see Paul...

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    If you get a chance to see Paul Thorn do it. And don't worry, it's not christian rock. (And there aren't a lot of outlaw country rock musicians who've gone 6 rounds with Roberto...
  10. I don't know about that, but I did have a...

    I don't know about that, but I did have a kindergarten teacher who taught us to say the pledge of allegiance without the words "under god". I don't remember exactly what she said but she did tell us...
  11. One thing the hearings have pointed out to me is...

    One thing the hearings have pointed out to me is that are still some honorable, admirable people in the Republican Party. "Very fine people on both sides".
    Also, the extent to which our democracy...
  12. Morans, you moran.

    Morans, you moran.
  13. Is Northeast Kingdom anything like the State of...

    Is Northeast Kingdom anything like the State of Jefferson?
  14. Look for Cassidy Hutchinson working in an Omaha...

    Look for Cassidy Hutchinson working in an Omaha Cinnabon with a name tag that says Jennifer.
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    72 in a month--but no respect due. The only...

    72 in a month--but no respect due. The only skill required to get old is staying alive--although I've had 4 very close calls.
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    I'm 71. All I want from my kids is time with...

    I'm 71. All I want from my kids is time with them--in person or on the phone. Alternatively, give him something you want to inherit.
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    I agree with Buzzworthy. ER. Where do you live?...

    I agree with Buzzworthy. ER. Where do you live? What kind of insurance to you have and is it employer provided or self purchased?
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    I have to say that skiing a 200 ft manmade hill...

    I have to say that skiing a 200 ft manmade hill in jeans, leather lace up boots, wooden skis, cable bindings--with my friends in HS , (especially with Sharon Schmidt), meeting girls from other HS's...
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    Why would anyone prefer a round bowl?

    Why would anyone prefer a round bowl?
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    I'd personally take the old codeine. But I...

    I'd personally take the old codeine. But I wouldn't advise my patients to take it.
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    I'm relieved. Thought maybe you had multiple...

    I'm relieved. Thought maybe you had multiple personalities. One that says fuck you, the other that says fuck you at the first one.. One that starts threads, another that deletes them. : -- )
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    I never skied in knickers and knee socks. I did...

    I never skied in knickers and knee socks. I did climb in them. See avatar. I started out in jeans. Doesn't everybody?
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    You've got a pulse ox dipping down to 89 and they...

    You've got a pulse ox dipping down to 89 and they didn't do a chest XR? Not good.
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    Mikey--did you just tell yourself "fuck you" or...

    Mikey--did you just tell yourself "fuck you" or did someone delete a post between your two posts?
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    So SCOTUS will let LEO abuse BIPOC. That's FUBAR.

    So SCOTUS will let LEO abuse BIPOC. That's FUBAR.
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    I like the idea. Could call it the Chara. I...

    I like the idea. Could call it the Chara. I don't think good D is boring. I think of the Ginger Rogers/Fred Astaire remark. A defenseman does everything a forward does--backwards. Having tried to...
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    This thread is guilty of West Coast...

    This thread is guilty of West Coast geochronocentricity.
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    We're lucky--our otherwise super shitty cable...

    We're lucky--our otherwise super shitty cable company does put Jeopardy on the schedule no matter what time it gets bumped to. OTOH I've been spending a lot of time making sure I get the Jan 6...
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    The problem was the shit ice in Amalie...

    The problem was the shit ice in Amalie Arena--that's why the guy fell.
    And why is Boris Johnson handling the Stanley Cup?

    Makar is a great player but I would have given the Conn Smythe to...
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    I'm not much for banning but BH's post is way,...

    I'm not much for banning but BH's post is way, way over the line. He needs to be permanently banned.
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    That's not what the article says--as I read it a...

    That's not what the article says--as I read it a couple of SWAT officers were called to the location of the inquest. Still not cool--obvious intimidation but not the same as SWATing the house.
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    Good recommendation. That's about as old school...

    Good recommendation. That's about as old school as it gets.
    For gardening, working in my shop, quick outside tasks, etc I keep a pair of crocs by the door. Fuzzy lining and no holes for the winter,...
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    Especially the first six, plus dry cough. The...

    Especially the first six, plus dry cough. The fever is usually high--over 101 and usually 102+. And another symptoms is being bothered by light.
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    You make that sound like it's a bad thing.

    You make that sound like it's a bad thing.
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    I used Travelguard to insure a heli ski trip. ...

    I used Travelguard to insure a heli ski trip. The operator says you get I think 3 days of heli time included, pay extra for more, and if you get less you can collect on your travel insurance because...
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    Isn't that his job, being marine patrol and...

    Isn't that his job, being marine patrol and riding around in a boat all day? Sounds like he helped a bunch of people get onto his boat. Not like he dove into the water to save them. (Bad idea if...
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    Supremoran Court issued a magnificently tortured...

    Supremoran Court issued a magnificently tortured opinion that you can't sue a cop for failing to give Miranda warning. The law says you can sue police for a violation of constitutional rights. ...
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    I've never been a Carpenters fan, but Dave Alvin...

    I've never been a Carpenters fan, but Dave Alvin wrote a good song about Karen Carpenter.
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    "Now that I'm older I can understand her pain."
    Another tragedy--Amy Farris, the fiddler in...
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    A metaphor for our times.

    A metaphor for our times.
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    Not everything in hockey is about the Maple...

    Not everything in hockey is about the Maple Leafs,
    In fact, nothing is. (As a sign of how irrelevant the Leafs are, spellcheck doesn't recognize "Leafs" as a proper spelling.)
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    Depends. If you lived in Kyiv and saw that you...

    Depends. If you lived in Kyiv and saw that you might leave off the "yeah".
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    OK, I stand corrected, but the point is for each...

    OK, I stand corrected, but the point is for each rider to go forward and see which one wins. Competition, not cooperation. This is the USA.
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    Two of those pics look photoshopped, and it's not...

    Two of those pics look photoshopped, and it's not clear what's going on in the middle one, but ok.
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    I really hate having a cold. I don't think I'll...

    I really hate having a cold. I don't think I'll handle it well when I get covid.
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    I'd like to see a tandem bike where the front...

    I'd like to see a tandem bike where the front half and the back half try to go in opposite directions. No doubt someone has already done this but a very quick google search comes up empty.
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    She looks delighted to have her picture taken.

    She looks delighted to have her picture taken.
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    Why do you think you need more...

    Why do you think you need more overhang--appearance or is there a practical reason? I would tend to have the same overhang on both ends, for appearance sake.
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    How about at home, when discussing how to set the...

    How about at home, when discussing how to set the thermostat with your wife? Does it help you win the argument? (I think not.)
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    A lot less open ice for Avs skaters--offense was...

    A lot less open ice for Avs skaters--offense was mostly dump and chase, which is TB's game. TB's forecheck was more aggressive as well as their D in their own zone. TB was getting a lot more...
  50. Placer should expect a cease and desist letter...

    Placer should expect a cease and desist letter from the IOC
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