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    Or sometimes, amidst all the little mistakes,...

    Or sometimes, amidst all the little mistakes, there's one particular mistake that's huge, but doesn't seem particularly consequential at the time that it's made. Or, a big mistake that doesn't seem...
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    Yeah, this. I think a lot of what I have going...

    Yeah, this. I think a lot of what I have going for me is that I've been lucky enough to have done vast amounts of irresponsible shit involving hypothermia, heat exhaustion, muscle glycogen depletion,...
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    Yup, that, and the sunk cost fallacy; they'd...

    Yup, that, and the sunk cost fallacy; they'd already invested 1300' of gain into the get-back-to-car plan.
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    Yeah, it doesn't take much. My heat exhaustion...

    Yeah, it doesn't take much. My heat exhaustion episode was at the end of a fun day of river rafting. Thought I was well enough hydrated while on the river (but may not have been), helped put away the...
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    Thanks to Makers, I now have location...

    Thanks to Makers, I now have location information. They were 4 miles into a 5-mile loop [edit: More like 6 miles into a 7.5 mile loop, and 2 not 1 mile above the river access. I mis-read the map...
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    Actually, the rule of thumb on lack of water is...

    Actually, the rule of thumb on lack of water is three days to death (and it's not going to be any picnic for most of that duration). But it's only a rule of thumb, and obviously highly variable; heat...
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    Sorry anime convention douchebag, SF had the...

    Sorry anime convention douchebag, SF had the first confirmed case.
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    Just another data point: Done with 24 hours...

    Just another data point: Done with 24 hours post-Pfizer booster; some minor to moderate mental fog yesterday PM, slept well and felt entirely fine this morning. Yay, I crossed the line completing...
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    You might want to read up on the possible...

    You might want to read up on the possible long-term cardiac effects of actual Covid. Not an issue, perhaps, if you're socially isolating yourself to protect your elite-level aerobic capacity, but...
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    Okay, now that's gallows humor. Hey wingnuts,...

    Okay, now that's gallows humor.

    Hey wingnuts, sorry to rain on your parade passing up a xenophobia opportunity, but pissing on other cultures simply isn't the main purpose of technical names....
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    Iím in the post-jab waiting area; Pfizer. Hoping...

    Iím in the post-jab waiting area; Pfizer. Hoping for the best, but the next 24 hours might mildly suck.
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    Thanks; I'll see how much it ends up getting...

    Thanks; I'll see how much it ends up getting used.

    Heh, wish I could recommend something high quality to you all; instead I'm getting hooked on One Punch Man. Nihilistic idiocy, but frequently...
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    Yeah, thanks. There are a few things only on Hulu...

    Yeah, thanks. There are a few things only on Hulu I've wanted to check out (like the Samberg comedy Palm Springs), and hey, why not watch some of the better after-its-prime Archer episodes that I...
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    393905 Midlife, I presume

    393905
    Midlife, I presume
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    We've been really happy with the Honeywell light...

    We've been really happy with the Honeywell light switch that times our porch light:
    - Isn't networked, doesn't depend on wi-fi or internet at all;
    - Calculates sunrise and sunset;
    - Can turn on...
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    392512 NTTAWWT

    392512
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    "Own The Libs Roulette" update... Yeah, still...

    "Own The Libs Roulette" update... Yeah, still happening, except more so than before:

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  18. Thread: Alec Baldwin WTF

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    I think the reason for having (old "revolver"...

    I think the reason for having (old "revolver" type) guns with (dummy) bullets isn't so that a bullet will be visible in the barrel, but so that bullets will be visible in the slots of the chamber...
  19. Thread: Alec Baldwin WTF

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    Yeah, I cook pintos (and garbanzos, sometimes...

    Yeah, I cook pintos (and garbanzos, sometimes blacks) 4 lbs (dry) at a time, and freeze a bunch of portions, which I can remove and thaw out whenever. Tastes far better than canned, and sticking a...
  20. Thread: Alec Baldwin WTF

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    I didn't click the link, but still, not sure what...

    I didn't click the link, but still, not sure what the issue is with Baldwin being seen at a fancy restaurant. For someone of his means, eating at a high-end restaurant is roughly equivalent to me...
  21. Thread: Alec Baldwin WTF

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    Buh?? It would seem that more people peeing on...

    Buh?? It would seem that more people peeing on the ground would shorten bathroom lines, if anything. Also, not a lot of shitters in the rather vast Panamint Valley, line or not, so I'm guessing...
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    The whole "plinking" thing still annoys me. Maybe...

    The whole "plinking" thing still annoys me. Maybe they should only allow crew members to go do recreational shooting during breaks when it's a romantic comedy or a teen coming-of-age drama; then, if...
  23. Thread: Alec Baldwin WTF

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    Yup. Both that "cold gun" AD, and the janky...

    Yup. Both that "cold gun" AD, and the janky armorer woman committed pretty blatant violations of firearms protocol, and are both candidates for something along the lines of negligent homicide. Surely...
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    Heh, yeah. Snowboarding is something that I...

    Heh, yeah. Snowboarding is something that I retired from a couple years ago. Granted, I've never been nearly as good at it as skiing. But after a few tumbles that were probably amusing to watch, I...
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    Well, keep in mind that by "ALL" you really mean...

    Well, keep in mind that by "ALL" you really mean "BOTH". The child and dog weren't likely to survive well on their own in those conditions.
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    Lamest personalized license plates

    On first glance: GAPER
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    Lamest personalized license plates

    God drives a Cadillac. 389778
    (Kind of blurry thereÖ license plate frame makes it: JESUS IS LORD FINAL ANSWER)
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    A mom, not a teacher; likes to party. ...

    A mom, not a teacher; likes to party.
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    388419 Okay, not a winner, but a respectable...

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    Okay, not a winner, but a respectable entry to see parked along my sleepy urban-ish cul de sac. Bonus points for the “I’m some kind of Trumpoid dumbass” logo on the back door.
  30. Donít do it on Tioga though; Yose rangers ticket...

    Donít do it on Tioga though; Yose rangers ticket bike riding on closed roads.
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    I recall it being mentioned somewhat recently...

    I recall it being mentioned somewhat recently that more people have died of Covid in Florida than DeSantis's margin of victory. (Which isn't to say that I have great hopes for Florida, in any case.)
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    Ha ha, why mount proper water containers, when...

    Ha ha, why mount proper water containers, when you can just get a 7 gallon Reliance Aqua-Tainer water cube for $18, and bolt it to your SUV with some shit from the hardware store. Looks like there's...
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    In honor of all the people taking horse de-wormer...

    In honor of all the people taking horse de-wormer for Covid...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ao2Vv-Vd89I
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    Move over Rogan... step up Candace Owen. I'm not...

    Move over Rogan... step up Candace Owen. I'm not sure what her politics are (ha ha because this isn't polyass) but this person has a bit of a history crusading against masks and vaccines and so on....
  36. Thread: RIP David Roberts

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    Wow, sorry to hear this; I've read a lot of his...

    Wow, sorry to hear this; I've read a lot of his stuff.
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    An unvaccinated teacher at a K-8 school in Marin...

    An unvaccinated teacher at a K-8 school in Marin County CA, had cold symptoms but figured whatever, allergies or something, and taught classes anyway. Oh, and took mask off when reading to the class....
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    They're everywhere, even in NYC... ...

    They're everywhere, even in NYC...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIhOPOzlvTA
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    THIS. Me not coddling the "fuck your feelings"...

    THIS. Me not coddling the "fuck your feelings" crowd enough isn't the problem here.
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    Thinking about you, Harry. Good luck and recover...

    Thinking about you, Harry. Good luck and recover well.
  42. ^ Damn, and I thought our cats were hard on...

    ^ Damn, and I thought our cats were hard on lizards.

    This just came up, and it specifically includes LTBMU (among others) as being closed, starting Monday morning, through Labor Day; doesn't...
  43. Thread: View right now

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    Ok, not right now but earlier today, while bike...

    Ok, not right now but earlier today, while bike riding on a path thatís up against some back yards:
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  44. Lots of precedence for regular people origins of...

    Lots of precedence for regular people origins of big fires. Smokers, people who like campfires, gun shooters, toilet paper burners, bandit campers, cars with hot exhaust units against dry grass......
  45. LTBMU includes parts of several National Forests,...

    LTBMU includes parts of several National Forests, including Eldo. I suppose there's some question as to whether the Eldo closure applies to that entire NF, or just the majority of it that isn't...
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    I'm starting to read more and more about people...

    I'm starting to read more and more about people getting arrested for vaccine card fraud. Saw one case where a pharmacist was selling batches of real cards, another where fake cards were intercepted...
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    Poll: ^ Let's hope you get the last laugh. But do be...

    ^ Let's hope you get the last laugh. But do be aware... This little spiky thing we're talking about has shown a taste for irony.
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    ^^ Florida being very, very far from mid-pack has...

    ^^ Florida being very, very far from mid-pack has been beaten to death. And yes, montucky joined with his comrade Ron in pretending Florida was doing fine; funny how all these guys come up with the...
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    Oh wait, the motorcycle is your vehicle, not a...

    Oh wait, the motorcycle is your vehicle, not a potential shuttle vehicle. Hmmm, maybe the private campground at Twin won't charge too much to park it there and sort of watch after it (I think they...
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