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  1. Thread: Fuck Cancer

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    In contrast, here is some additional, more...

    In contrast, here is some additional, more detailed info from the NIH:

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK556081/
    Look at the section “Advantages of PSA Screening”.
  2. Thread: Fuck Cancer

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    Well, yes, absolutely. As someone mentioned...

    Well, yes, absolutely. As someone mentioned earlier, it’s not so much the absolute value, but the trajectory that counts the most. To see that, you need a history of regular PSA testing.

    That’s...
  3. Granted, it’s been awhile since my last visit,...

    Granted, it’s been awhile since my last visit, but one thing I liked about Legal Seafood is they had a policy of bringing out dishes as soon as they are ready rather that waiting for all the orders...
  4. Boston locals know best, but I’ve been there a...

    Boston locals know best, but I’ve been there a few times. I’d recommend Legal Seafood. They have a nice location by the waterfront. Also: Regina Pizza in the North End.
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    Best thing I did was to buy a series of lessons...

    Best thing I did was to buy a series of lessons at the PGA Tour Superstore in Austin. They have video, trackman, etc, and send lesson summaries to me via the v1 app.

    I had been taking lessons...
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    Yeah, I reinstalled tapatalk just to see what...

    Yeah, I reinstalled tapatalk just to see what it’s like, just in case I wanted to post some pics. Same old bugs and ads that drove me away the last time. Yuck!
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    After about 15 years away from golf, I decided to...

    After about 15 years away from golf, I decided to give it another go last year. Boy has it been ugly. Golf is not at all like riding a bike. After going down many rabbit holes, and taking lessons...
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    The only “CBD” pills I’ve tried that had any...

    The only “CBD” pills I’ve tried that had any effect on me at all have had “delta 8” listed in their ingredients. Delta 8 is a close variant of THC (which is also called delta 9). Not quite as...
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    Man, what a day Scotty had yesterday! Thought...

    Man, what a day Scotty had yesterday! Thought for sure he had run off the rails like Bryson, but he gutted it out, and suddenly bam! he’s back on top with an eagle and birdie!

    Bryson, on the...
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    OK, so we’ve established that the tapatalk app...

    OK, so we’ve established that the tapatalk app works because the pics get stored on tapatalk’s servers rather than tgr’s. Maybe I’ll have to go that route again, despite the fact I swore off using...
  11. Thread: Fuck Cancer

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    I didn’t have chemo, but I do suffer from leg...

    I didn’t have chemo, but I do suffer from leg cramps from time to time. I’ve found that “Hyland’s Leg Cramps” pills actually work surprisingly well; better than just magnesium, which also helps.
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    Got a cast iron griddle to sit on my Camp Chef...

    Got a cast iron griddle to sit on my Camp Chef Explorer two burner flame thrower. Cooked burgers and hotdogs for about 20 people at an outing for a club my wife belongs to. Lots of compliments from...
  13. Thread: Fuck Cancer

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    The only good thing about prostate cancer is OJ...

    The only good thing about prostate cancer is OJ died from it.
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    Well, I don’t know if this is helpful or not, but...

    Well, I don’t know if this is helpful or not, but I noticed when I accessed the full site (without using an app or mobile interface) it said down at the bottom that I had permissions to do everything...
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    Did I need a wink emoji?

    Did I need a wink emoji?
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    I think they need to lower the baskets for the...

    I think they need to lower the baskets for the boys to keep up with the scoring that the ladies did.
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    Only 36-30 at half time? Pretty boring stuff.

    Only 36-30 at half time? Pretty boring stuff.
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    Well, mostly cloudy, but with some blue gaps...

    Well, mostly cloudy, but with some blue gaps between clouds allowed us to actually see it! Really cool during the totality.
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    So today was what I’d call partly cloudy, which...

    So today was what I’d call partly cloudy, which gave me false hope again. And I noticed that just west of here it’s pretty much clear. So, maybe a road trip?

    But the hourly forecasts for...
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    Well, so much for the “partly cloudy in the...

    Well, so much for the “partly cloudy in the morning” dream, if today is any indication. Solid overcast all day today.
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    Well, that last offensive foul on Ucon was pretty...

    Well, that last offensive foul on Ucon was pretty borderline. Worse contact than that was ignored all night. Hawks got lucky.
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    Played golf today with a guy who’s visiting from...

    Played golf today with a guy who’s visiting from New Mexico for the eclipse. Afterwards, I noticed I35 was a parking lot, so took an alternate route home. Looks like the Bell County eclipse...
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    The weather forecasters around here are trying to...

    The weather forecasters around here are trying to be optimistic. They’re saying that the rain may come from thunderstorms that build in the afternoon as it gets hotter, and the morning and early...
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    Yeah, but their competition has a lot to do with...

    Yeah, but their competition has a lot to do with how good they look.
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    Sorry to nitpick, but LSU won last year, and Iowa...

    Sorry to nitpick, but LSU won last year, and Iowa is still in it, not Iowa St.
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    The chance of rain on the 8th has dropped from...

    The chance of rain on the 8th has dropped from 58% to 39% where I’m at according to the Weather Channel app. A step in the right direction, although not much of a step…
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    And, of course, the 3 point lines for the Women’s...

    And, of course, the 3 point lines for the Women’s games at Moda Center in Portland were set incorrectly. One end was the correct distance, while the other end was shorter by at least 6 inches! And...
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    Wow, I’m impressed you got across the border...

    Wow, I’m impressed you got across the border without the proper documents!
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    Well, the Texas ladies lasted 2 games longer than...

    Well, the Texas ladies lasted 2 games longer than the men. They looked so good against Gonzaga, but couldn’t get any, or at least not many shots to drop against NC State. Oh, well, they weren’t...
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    Yeah, the forecast looks pretty bleak for where...

    Yeah, the forecast looks pretty bleak for where I’m at, a little north of Austin. 58% chance of rain on the 8th. Although the weather forecasts have been pretty unreliable so far this spring, so...
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    Yeah, it’s pretty slow. It’s a TV series about...

    Yeah, it’s pretty slow. It’s a TV series about lawyers. How are you going to make a show about lawyers exciting?

    I think most series like this drag the plot along and string things out in order...
  32. Thread: Hot Sauces.

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    The cock sauce owner, David Tran, got greedy and...

    The cock sauce owner, David Tran, got greedy and fucked up relations with his principal pepper supplier who had been providing the red jalapeños for the sauce almost exclusively for 30 years or so. ...
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    I think I’ll be watching more of the women’s...

    I think I’ll be watching more of the women’s games this year. Texas women got a huge break. Iowa not so much.
  34. Thread: 737 MAX

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    Yeah, and as the force from the wind acting on...

    Yeah, and as the force from the wind acting on the stabilizer increases exponentially with velocity, above a certain speed, it becomes impossible to move that wheel at all, no matter how strong you...
  35. Thread: 737 MAX

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    What I don’t get about this is that their backup...

    What I don’t get about this is that their backup plan for MCAS failure was to flip off the switches that provided power to the stabilizers and then turn a wheel to mechanically adjust them. However,...
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    Yeah, UH is looking good. Blew out Kansas...

    Yeah, UH is looking good. Blew out Kansas yesterday by 32 points.

    UT, on the other hand… Rodney Terry showing that he is a great assistant coach.

    And meanwhile, our old, old, head coach Shaka...
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    Hmmm, today I saw a nice looking 13qt air fryer...

    Hmmm, today I saw a nice looking 13qt air fryer by SurLaTable (I think that’s right) at Costco for only $70. Isn’t that always the way?

    Anyway, the plastic stink from the Instant Pot seems to be...
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    Yeah, that’s probably the best fix, especially...

    Yeah, that’s probably the best fix, especially considering the fire warnings on a different brand mentioned earlier in this thread.
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    Yeah, it doesn’t have a rotating basket. Also,...

    Yeah, it doesn’t have a rotating basket. Also, turns out it is 6 qt, not 4 qt like I said earlier.

    It did stink up the house with a plastic smell the first time I used it on a dry run with no...
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    Well, OK, “the no. 1 bestselling air fryer on...

    Well, OK, “the no. 1 bestselling air fryer on Amazon is on sale for $86 (list: $160) Instant Pot Vortex Plus”. Just ordered it. Will let you know if it was a mistake.

    This is one of those 4 qt...
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    I’ve heard good things about Pecan Lodge for BBQ,...

    I’ve heard good things about Pecan Lodge for BBQ, but haven’t been there personally. Go to texasmonthly.com and look at their recommendations for DFW BBQ.

    Brisket is OK, but if it were me, I’d...
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    Bell County TX, where I live, has issued a...

    Bell County TX, where I live, has issued a disaster declaration for the eclipse. They’re predicting the population will double on April 8 causing massive traffic jams, gas and food shortages, and...
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    Just noticed they have big bags of dried papaya...

    Just noticed they have big bags of dried papaya spears that are quite good, and jackfruit as well! Maybe they’ve always had them, but new to me.

    Still a little ticked that they’re not stocking...
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    Yeah, it seems to be a metro mobile B&W issue,...

    Yeah, it seems to be a metro mobile B&W issue, maybe also coupled with iPhone safari. If I really need to edit something, I can open the full site and editing works fine there. But mostly I just...
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    Oh, come on, how about Dr Umstick?

    Oh, come on, how about Dr Umstick?
  46. Jaco gets my vote. Jack Casady was also pretty...

    Jaco gets my vote.

    Jack Casady was also pretty good for a rock guy.
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    Luckenbach is just off the road between...

    Luckenbach is just off the road between Fredericksburg and the LBJ ranch. It’s a good place to stop and have a beer and listen to a little live music on Sunday.
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    If the weather obliges, it looks like the center...

    If the weather obliges, it looks like the center of totality and longer duration is west of San Antonio. It would be a good day to be on top of Enchanted Rock, although I’m sure that thought has...
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    My house sits right on the center of eclipse...

    My house sits right on the center of eclipse totality map for April, which I’m happy about. The only problem is going to be if it rains or is cloudy. It never does that in April, right?

    Oh, and...
  50. Thread: Wildlife

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    Saw what I initially thought was a weird bushy...

    Saw what I initially thought was a weird bushy tailed coyote trying to cross the road next to my house the other evening. Looked like a fox, but was gray, not red. Well, a little googling and I...
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