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  1. Thread: Wrong username

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    What the hell is that? Giant hookah?

    What the hell is that? Giant hookah?
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    I assume you are aware of archive.org, but...

    I assume you are aware of archive.org, but mentioning it just in case…
  3. Insurance companies are fine with taking your...

    Insurance companies are fine with taking your money each month, for years and years, and encouraging you to increase your coverage - as long as you don’t make any claims.
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  5. Thread: Ukraine

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    Now, that IS funny! FWIW, I’d give a lot to...

    Now, that IS funny!

    FWIW, I’d give a lot to live where you are. But my life seems to be firmly set on its trajectory and your country doesn’t want me there anyway.

    Lived 9 months up there...
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    I ate many bags of Dicks hamburgers growing up...

    I ate many bags of Dicks hamburgers growing up and, yes, drank Cokes with them, too.
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    I turned the channel after the 1st quarter. It...

    I turned the channel after the 1st quarter. It looked like SC was clearly outclassing Utah early on (and I don’t have much vested interest in the PAC-12).

    Wow, was I wrong! Congrats to you Utes!
  8. Thread: Classic Films

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    Yeah, looks like Benny deleted the Criterion...

    Yeah, looks like Benny deleted the Criterion thread he started.
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    Play that one, gotta play this one
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  10. The issue is LG. They make it so expensive to...

    The issue is LG. They make it so expensive to repair their product that you might as well get a new one. I’ve gone through this several times with their refrigerators, especially, and other...
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    Oh, man, bizarro world! Next thing you’ll tell...

    Oh, man, bizarro world! Next thing you’ll tell me it’s not spelled Berenstein Bears!
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    KW0ix7F5zP8 Kiln House album cover art painted...

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    Kiln House album cover art painted by Christine McVie, RIP
  13. Yeah, for a safari this is probably correct. You...

    Yeah, for a safari this is probably correct. You want as much zoom as you can get without degrading quality. I was just commenting on the choice of getting an add-on lens adapter for the iPhone,...
  14. Thread: Ukraine

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    Canadians have a “work ethic”? Or do you mean...

    Canadians have a “work ethic”? Or do you mean lack of it?
  15. Thread: Classic Films

    by billyk
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    My default channel is TCM. Any movie with a...

    My default channel is TCM.

    Any movie with a Barrymore in it is worth watching. That goes for Lionel, John, Ethel, and even Drew. Same goes for Huston and Orson Wells.
  16. I haven’t tried editing RAW yet (guess that’s...

    I haven’t tried editing RAW yet (guess that’s next on my learning curve), but the phone does a remarkable job of adjusting exposure to essentially do HDR on the fly to avoid blown out skies and such....
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    Well, it was described as a NJ take on “sloppy...

    Well, it was described as a NJ take on “sloppy joes”.

    I seldom nitpick, but a sloppy joe is already a well-defined sandwich category consisting of ground meat of some kind, in a bbq sauce or...
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  19. Maybe consider upgrading your phone to one of the...

    Maybe consider upgrading your phone to one of the newer versions with 3 lenses so you have built-in telephoto and wide angle without needing any add-on? On my recent trip, I stopped using my DSLR...
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    While that looks potentially messy, and probably...

    While that looks potentially messy, and probably tasty, I have a hard time categorizing that sandwich as a “sloppy joe”.
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    Jeeze, where was that Texas team last week? I...

    Jeeze, where was that Texas team last week? I guess TCU is a little better team than Kansas. Getting stoked to watch UT play some meaningless bowl game in San Antonio or El Paso.

    And UT beat...
  23. Thread: Steamboat beta

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    Breakfast at The Egg. 434757

    Breakfast at The Egg.
    434757
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    Just reviewed the tape again. Andrew had less...

    Just reviewed the tape again. Andrew had less than half of Amy’s total going into final. It was impossible for Andrew to catch Amy unless Amy bet too much. Ah, I see what you are getting at. But...
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    I guess this is why I’m watching the show and...

    I guess this is why I’m watching the show and she’s playing it. I guess the final jeopardy bet makes some sense if she thinks everyone will miss, but then why bet anything at all? There is no...
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  29. Thread: Watcha cookin'?

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    I haven’t tried it myself, but I’ve seen...

    I haven’t tried it myself, but I’ve seen recommendations for cauliflower rice used as a binder for keto meatballs,
  30. Thread: Ukraine

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    Whether he can afford it is beside the point. ...

    Whether he can afford it is beside the point. Private individuals should not control significant assets that can be used militarily in a war with security implications for the US. This seems to be...
  31. Thread: Watcha cookin'?

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    I haven’t tried this, but it is how I would make...

    I haven’t tried this, but it is how I would make meatballs without bread. But normally, I’d add some panko breadcrumbs, and cut back on the cheese.
    ...
  32. Thread: Ukraine

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    Well, he has a point. Spacex or Musk shouldn’t...

    Well, he has a point. Spacex or Musk shouldn’t be the ones paying for that. If it suits US foreign policy then the US govt should be paying for it.
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    He’s banned. I think because he kept deleting...

    He’s banned. I think because he kept deleting threads that he started, but not completely sure.
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  36. I was hesitant at first, but I really like the...

    I was hesitant at first, but I really like the ice blue. It is the perfect jacket to wear on a cool rainy Friday morning first brunch with the neighbors. The jacket got complements.
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    I actually hit some balls last week in...

    I actually hit some balls last week in California, off mats. God, I suck. But somehow I challenged my two cousins, who live on golf courses and play everyday, to a match next summer.

    Maybe I...
  38. Yeah, like I said, judging from the space inside...

    Yeah, like I said, judging from the space inside the jacket, I probably could have fit into an L. But L is kinda hit and miss with me. Sometimes they fit, sometimes too tight. So XL is the safe...
  39. As for sizing, I’m 5’10”, 185. I bought the XL,...

    As for sizing, I’m 5’10”, 185. I bought the XL, since it was noted that these jackets run smaller than other FRS jackets like the Antero. In other words, they run truer to what other manufacturers...
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    Yeah, that was hard to watch. I kept waiting for...

    Yeah, that was hard to watch. I kept waiting for Sark to send Hudson Card in. Ah, well, another mediocre season.
  41. Was pleasantly surprised to find my new jacket in...

    Was pleasantly surprised to find my new jacket in the mailbox this afternoon. Very quick shipping!

    I’m happy, although I’m tempted to get another in a different color for variety. Must resist.
  42. Thread: GOUT

    by billyk
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    Had a gout attack recently, despite religiously...

    Had a gout attack recently, despite religiously taking my allopurinol. The place I was staying at happened have one of those hydration pee color charts posted, and yep my color was indeed well into...
  43. Taken care of. Thanks Micol!

    Taken care of. Thanks Micol!
  44. It was using my iPhone 13. I sent a PM to Micol.

    It was using my iPhone 13. I sent a PM to Micol.
  45. Yes, that’s what I alluded to. It didn’t work...

    Yes, that’s what I alluded to. It didn’t work for me. Not sure why, if it worked for others. I’ll send you a PM.
  46. Just ordered one. I like the concept. The...

    Just ordered one. I like the concept.

    The “signature” discount code that I applied didn’t appear to have any effect, though.
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    That’s what my cousin told me. My aunt is...

    That’s what my cousin told me. My aunt is definitely in charge of things. She said, “What’s the worst that can happen? She dies in the place she loves.”

    Oh, and I found out she already has one...
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    The meeting/reunion with my Grand Junction...

    The meeting/reunion with my Grand Junction cousins went well. It was gently explained to me that everything was under control. The deteriorating conditions at the house are nothing new, the wasps...
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