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    Saw Gump play for Rangers against the Wings in...

    Saw Gump play for Rangers against the Wings in Olympia when I was a kid--for my birthday. We had seats right behind the Rangers goal 1st and 3rd period. We spent the whole game yelling at him. No...
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    There's a thread for that. This is the thread for...

    There's a thread for that. This is the thread for people who are seriously trying to fuck up their houses.
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    Lung surgery AND Covid--that's about as rough as...

    Lung surgery AND Covid--that's about as rough as it gets. Encouraging that at least so far he's not on a ventilator. My best wishes for your dad, Schwerty.
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    Red. Duh.

    Red. Duh.
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    It matters a lot when that last sheet of drywall...

    It matters a lot when that last sheet of drywall doesn't quite reach.
    My house was built in the 30's. Lath and plaster, skip sheathing on the roof, subfloor is 1x4's. Stud spacing, square, level...
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    I agree. My guess is that they feel they have to...

    I agree. My guess is that they feel they have to proceed slowly to convince people they're not rushing approval. Like Bunion said. They do have to review the raw data of 30,000 subjects, but that...
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    Silence is highly underrated

    Silence is highly underrated
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    I have both.

    I have both.
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    I got my wife a Roomba a couple of years ago and...

    I got my wife a Roomba a couple of years ago and she loves it. I gave jewelry a couple of times and she doesn't wear it--apparently I didn't spend enough, even though it was a lot more than the...
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    There is no pizza making equipment in America...

    There is no pizza making equipment in America that isn't sold out.
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    Isn't borscht the same thing?

    Isn't borscht the same thing?
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    Pizza Bianca. My wife is swearing off acidic...

    Pizza Bianca. My wife is swearing off acidic foods for a while so no tomatoes. Pizza dough and diced bacon baked at 500 for 9 minutes. Cover with thinly sliced whole milk mozarella, carmelized...
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    Ha ha. I like all kinds of weather, although for...

    Ha ha. I like all kinds of weather, although for me rain is sitting by the fire drinking scotch weather. But if you're trying to start a conversation I'm sure you can do better than the weather. I'm...
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    Jax is even grumpier than I am and that's a high...

    Jax is even grumpier than I am and that's a high bar.
    But I thought Jax committed suicide by semi.
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    It looks exactly like this one--with a little...

    It looks exactly like this one--with a little more wear
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    The guitar isn't with me. I'll try to post a picture next time I can.
    I saw Dylan in Detroit a few months after Newport. I...
  16. They've been cold in truckee but depending on...

    They've been cold in truckee but depending on where on the hill you look hovering around freezing or even above. Hope you're right about them getting colder in days to come....
  17. The Mt Lincoln groomer is getting pretty thin at...

    The Mt Lincoln groomer is getting pretty thin at the top. The ungroomed is better. Looks like probably too warm to make snow--inversion. Get it while you can.
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    Just a reminder that talking emits more virus...

    Just a reminder that talking emits more virus than shutting up.
    In non-Covid times I'm happy to chat with a stranger if there's a line, but when there's zero line and someone wants to ride with me...
  19. Why can't people do the right thing and bag their...

    Why can't people do the right thing and bag their dog's poop and leave the bag in the skin track?
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    My son gave me a Patagonia Better Sweater last...

    My son gave me a Patagonia Better Sweater last xmas. It was a regift from his in laws. I highly recommend. Mine is a 1/4 zip pullover. I wear it around the house. It could work as a mid layer but...
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    Watching PBS interview with the medical director...

    Watching PBS interview with the medical director of a 51 facility hospital system which has had 6 hcw's commit suicide in the last 3 months.
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    The percent of uninsured at any given moment is...

    The percent of uninsured at any given moment is higher--the figure is for people had no insurance for the entire year. And yes, many of the insured have lousy insurance or are paying a lot for it. ...
  23. Depends on insurance, acuity, and weather.

    Depends on insurance, acuity, and weather.
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    Ya don't s'pose the 3 week period has anything to...

    Ya don't s'pose the 3 week period has anything to do with xmas--new years, do ya? The atheist/socialist war on xmas continues. I expect Trump to issue a fatwa any day.
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    As my German dentist friend explained it to me...

    As my German dentist friend explained it to me you buy private insurance if you can afford it. If not the govt pays all or some. Everyone must have insurance--if you don't sign up they assign you....
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    There are a lot more people trying to get into...

    There are a lot more people trying to get into nursing school than there are spots for them. Not nearly enough spots for nursing students--partly because practicing nurses make a lot more money than...
  27. Pate de foie gras. Was that in his press conf, or...

    Pate de foie gras. Was that in his press conf, or is there a site with more info. In the spring when the hotels were on infrastructure support only, the STR's were closed. I don't know if that was a...
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    These differences between men and women are true...

    These differences between men and women are true in many areas. When I used to teach surgery residents it seemed to me that the men had more confidence than ability and the women more ability than...
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    Liftie announces "this lift is closed because the...

    Liftie announces "this lift is closed because the guy in the green jacket and plaid pants is being a dick." Then let the crowd deal with it.
    At Alpine Meadows one of the lift ops had a bullhorn...
  30. Newsom's new stay-at-home policy--not in effect...

    Newsom's new stay-at-home policy--not in effect yet, but soon.

    From the Sac Bee "In regions where intensive care unit capacity falls below [15% open beds], the new stay-at-home order will bar...
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    Just tell them you're getting over the covid and...

    Just tell them you're getting over the covid and you should have no problem being left alone.
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    There are 2 issues--is riding with a stranger...

    There are 2 issues--is riding with a stranger with a seat open between you on chair dangerous? Minimally. Is the idea of strangers having to ride with each other alarming to authorities who might...
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    Mine are nothing special to look at so I'll spare...

    Mine are nothing special to look at so I'll spare the pictures--

    64 3 tone sunburst Strat--all stock, including bridge cover, vibrato arm, and case. Easiest playing guitar I own. Still has the 3...
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    Say what you will about all the ills of America's...

    Say what you will about all the ills of America's medical "system"--all valid criticisms--but at this point there aren't nurses and doctors to hire. California has tried recruiting retirees and that...
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    Around here all the resorts have said that no one...

    Around here all the resorts have said that no one has to ride with strangers. They have no choice. The alternative is likely to be shut down. If you want to take your chances and ride with a...
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    The number seems to be very small. There was a...

    The number seems to be very small. There was a good article in the spin doctoring thread, which seems to have disappeared (the thread). Basically in a large group --I think in the thousands--no...
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    Even the father rapers? As others have...

    Even the father rapers?


    As others have said--not enough testing



    Natural herd immunity? A few million deaths from now
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    Good article about a recent book about the...

    Good article about a recent book about the collapse of complex societies. We're not as resilient as you think, and the more complex we get the less resilient we are. If you can get around the pay...
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    There's not enough fentanyl in the world to make...

    There's not enough fentanyl in the world to make me feel good about having a chest tube.
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    Careful what you wish for. And I think you're...

    Careful what you wish for. And I think you're trying to trick some of us into dropping our phones into the spa.
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    There are plenty of health care workers who don't...

    There are plenty of health care workers who don't work in hospitals or who don't have direct contact with patients and whose contact with at risk workers is brief and distant. There are radiologists...
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    CDC recommends prioritizing HCW's and nursing...

    CDC recommends prioritizing HCW's and nursing home residents.
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2020/12/01/vaccine-priority-groups-covid/
    I would only prioritize those HCW's who care for Covid...
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    That's the thing about "artisanal" anything in...

    That's the thing about "artisanal" anything in the kitchen--trying to decide if spending 3 times as much to do the same thing really does taste better or if it's all in your head. The emperor's new...
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    Definitely.

    Definitely.
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    350699 (not mine. Mine doesn't look nearly...

    350699

    (not mine. Mine doesn't look nearly that good and even if it did the jar is caked with dried flour so you couldn't tell.)
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    The live ones or the undead ones? If you...

    The live ones or the undead ones?


    If you think your shit doesn't stink you might just have covid.



    You don't think they put cheap ketchup in Heinz bottles?
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    Read the article carefully. 6 months is all the...

    Read the article carefully. 6 months is all the followup they had. We will know if immunity lasts for a year when we have followed patients for (I bet you can see this coming) a year. Likewise...
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    We need both. We need to pay for both. But this...

    We need both. We need to pay for both. But this is America--we want nice things but we don't want to pay for them.
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    No way I'm wearing a Patagonia mask unless it has...

    No way I'm wearing a Patagonia mask unless it has the Patagonia logo. Standards must be upheld.
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    Here's the original article....

    Here's the original article. https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/12/12/3642/htm
    I've been taking Vit D 2000/d to keep from breaking ribs and other stuff. (my doctor recommended.)
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