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    I used to have a vinyl recording of Vivaldiís...

    I used to have a vinyl recording of Vivaldiís Four Seasons by I Musici that I absolutely loved. I can remember how disappointed i was when I bought the CD version of the same recording. Just dead...
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    Thatís cool listening to it as an instrumental. ...

    Thatís cool listening to it as an instrumental. The original is pretty good, too. Iíve been craving Beggars Banquet lately.
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    According to one breakdown I saw, gasoline for...

    According to one breakdown I saw, gasoline for cars accounts for 45% of US oil consumption, while jet fuel is about 8%. That was for 2017, so pre-covid numbers.
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  5. Thread: Found Music

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  6. I had that same revelation as a kid living in the...

    I had that same revelation as a kid living in the North in places like Springfield Mass and Bellevue Wa. We used to think white people in the South were all racist. But we lived in pretty much...
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    If at all possible, avoid driving through West Texas in August, Stay as far North as you can get. Maybe consider taking the Trans-Canada Highway.
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    Thatís good stuff! I think the last one might be...

    Thatís good stuff! I think the last one might be better than the original.
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    Threadgills in Austin closed. Place where Janice...

    Threadgills in Austin closed. Place where Janice Joplin launched her career. Going to miss their fried green tomatoes.
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    Trying out my new Bose SSF earbuds. Sorry, got...

    Trying out my new Bose SSF earbuds. Sorry, got to post this stuff sounds so good.
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    Someone probably got all hissy about their...

    Someone probably got all hissy about their copyright or something.
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    Recently did a rollover from my 401k to an IRA...

    Recently did a rollover from my 401k to an IRA that I already had. Sick of end of day trading & pricing for the mutual funds which was all that my 401k permitted, and wanted to move to ETFs mostly...
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    The money probably showed up in your account as...

    The money probably showed up in your account as ďavailable for tradeĒ but wonít actually ďsettleĒ until the second day after the trade.

    If you buy another stock with that ďavailable for tradeĒ...
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    Ah, man, what a funny guy. Thanks for the...

    Ah, man, what a funny guy. Thanks for the laughs, Jerry!
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    My go-to from Coltrane is ďA Love SupremeĒ, but I...

    My go-to from Coltrane is ďA Love SupremeĒ, but I suspect not too many mags would listen to that all the way through.

    A lot of what I really like about Coltrane turns out came from Pharaoh...
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    Just piling on here, but yeah, if he is a...

    Just piling on here, but yeah, if he is a committed nerd, and you can afford it, thereís no place better for that than MIT or Cal Tech.
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    The store had lots of toilet paper and paper...

    The store had lots of toilet paper and paper towels today. Hand sanitizer, canned vegetables, back in stock. I even found a thermometer. Almost looked normal.
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    Yeah, maybe better to just wait a month or two...

    Yeah, maybe better to just wait a month or two until the borders open up again.
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    My wife has shipped dogs internationally before...

    My wife has shipped dogs internationally before using air freight, like Delta Dash. Donít know if they are shipping dogs at the moment with this covid19 stuff going on, though.
  31. Thread: RIP John Prine

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    Wow, for some unknown reason I never connected...

    Wow, for some unknown reason I never connected John Prine with ďAngel from MontgomeryĒ, even though it has been a long time favorite of mine. I guess I thought Bonnie Raitt came up with that on her...
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    My wife has bought from them a few times. Iíve...

    My wife has bought from them a few times. Iíve never been very happy about their quality and price compared to what I could get from a local butcher or store. However, they do have the advantage of...
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    Legal Seafood down by the waterfront isnít...

    Legal Seafood down by the waterfront isnít outdoors, but has big windows so it sorta seems like outdoors, without the actual rain or snow.
  38. Thread: Fuck Cancer

    by billyk
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    I should have mentioned that he had cancer. Skin...

    I should have mentioned that he had cancer. Skin cancer. It would have been easy to stop if he caught it on time. But no health insurance and no checkups with a doctor until it was too late.

    At...
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    The Nevsky is my favorite of that batch, although...

    The Nevsky is my favorite of that batch, although I admit I havenít watched the others. I just love that movie.
  40. Thread: Fuck Cancer

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    Well, my brother died last Friday. Still trying...

    Well, my brother died last Friday. Still trying to process it. I talked to him on the phone about a week before, and he seemed just fine and even upbeat. I found out later that he had been unable...
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    That was going to be my plan, too. But, FUCK,...

    That was going to be my plan, too. But, FUCK, EVERY DAY IT GETS WORSE!

    I somehow feel the urge to lock in this loss...
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    Potato guns are a shit load of fun. My brother...

    Potato guns are a shit load of fun. My brother in law had one. Had lots of good times launching spuds at his neighbors down the hill from him.
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    Best chocolate I ever had....

    Best chocolate I ever had.
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    Itís been awhile, though. Donít think any of his stuff is allowed on my current diet.
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    Check out the Stars schedule, as well as the...

    Check out the Stars schedule, as well as the Mavs.

    As for food, I always liked Del Frisco, but itís not cheap. Iíve heard good things about Pecan Lodge for BBQ. Thereís a lot of new...
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    I take it this is a test tease?

    I take it this is a test tease?
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    You donít need to have your car inspected if the...

    You donít need to have your car inspected if the out of state plates are still valid.

    If you need an inspection to renew the out of state plates, generally you have to travel back to that state to...
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    Huh? The OP posted yesterday. Said he was going...

    Huh? The OP posted yesterday. Said he was going to pay 40% of the cost to get it fixed. Not what I would do, but he must really want the house.
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    I went through that with a house I bought once. ...

    I went through that with a house I bought once. The seller was expected to pay for the fix, and he did.

    I think if he refuses, you have the option to walk away, but maybe things are different...
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    The dental insurance Iíve had over the years at...

    The dental insurance Iíve had over the years at several different companies (in the tech industry) never paid 100% of the cost of crowns. But, Iím sure there are some companies willing to pay more...
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