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    Walensky overruled the CDC advisory panel and...

    Walensky overruled the CDC advisory panel and went with the FDA recommendation, adding booster (Pfizer) for people whose jobs have high exposure risk.

    On PBS the UCSF doc they interviewed...
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    Remember this ad from pre-CTE days? Funny then,...

    Remember this ad from pre-CTE days? Funny then, not so funny any more.
    SBCl1UrsDbY
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    Splitting hairs here--R0 is the average number of...

    Splitting hairs here--R0 is the average number of people each case will infect at the beginning of a pandemic in a completely susceptible population. What you are asking about is Rt--the R at any...
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    CDC panel recommends Pfizer booster for people...

    CDC panel recommends Pfizer booster for people who have had the Pfizer before--65+, 50+ with underlying health problems, but not people like HCW's with higher risk of exposure, so differing from the...
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    HHS reports that about 10% of Americans want a...

    HHS reports that about 10% of Americans want a shot but have not gotten one. Of the unvaxed 44% are willing or unsure, the rest are hard core no....
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    Went to Ferguson's plumbing for a couple of 5ft...

    Went to Ferguson's plumbing for a couple of 5ft pieces of galvanized. $73 each. (Went to Mountain Hardware--$23 each. First time in history Mountain Hardware ever underpriced anyone.) Still, the...
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    Nurse at work pops a purple pill. One of the...

    Nurse at work pops a purple pill. One of the other nurses asks him, "What's that? Viagra?" "Naw, Viagra is blue." Oops.
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    I went to med school at Michigan. No climbing...

    I went to med school at Michigan. No climbing gym there (or anywhere else in 1972) but the building had stone walls so we brought our shoes and worked out traverses between classes.

    What's the...
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    Riser Pfizer? Or a booster could be a Riser3...

    Riser Pfizer? Or a booster could be a Riser3 Pfizer 3. Nah, lame.
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    Along with "getting shots into arms". It makes...

    Along with "getting shots into arms". It makes me wish the vaccines had to be given in the ass. But it's what you expect from the media; once a phrase gets hot nobody can say anything else. ...
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    I don't know where that picture was taken and...

    I don't know where that picture was taken and it's hard to know without seeing more, but it looks like the lower story is a below-the-main-floor story. In Sacramento in the older neighborhoods it's...
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    What's wrong with vinyl windows, if that's what...

    What's wrong with vinyl windows, if that's what you can afford and it's in keeping with the general level of detail in the house?. I have some vinyl windows, they go up and down, they keep out the...
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    My milwaukee sawzall is 30 years old. Needs an...

    My milwaukee sawzall is 30 years old. Needs an allen wrench to change blades, which is a PITA, especially since the original case rusted and I have to remove even the smallest blade to put it in the...
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    According to the code I believe you can hard wire...

    According to the code I believe you can hard wire the DW as long as there is GFCI protection on the circuit.
    I had a hard time finding a cord for my disposal at a place that always has everything. ...
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    Friend of mine in the east sent a mass text...

    Friend of mine in the east sent a mass text soliciting contributions for a friend running for Congress. I get all the responses, on EDT, ie 5 in the morning. (These days I usually sleep with my...
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    It will be interesting to see the prices and...

    It will be interesting to see the prices and availability of new skis this season. Might not be the best year to buy.
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    Mandatory OT for nurses is wrong. It should be...

    Mandatory OT for nurses is wrong. It should be up to the nurse whether they can safely practice for up to 16 hours/day. In my hospital OT usually meant two back to back 8 hours shifts. I've seen...
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    Just remember the old joke about the young bull...

    Just remember the old joke about the young bull elk and the old one.
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    Truckee ground out the bike lane signs painted in...

    Truckee ground out the bike lane signs painted in the bike lanes and painted new, different ones next to where the old ones were. Why they didn't just paint new ones half way between the old ones...
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    Like rideit said--if you can manage to train a...

    Like rideit said--if you can manage to train a search dog there might be a local SAR you can join, as a volunteer. Pros are usually law enforcement of some kind.
  21. 50 opens tomorrow AM. If anyone heads up that...

    50 opens tomorrow AM.
    If anyone heads up that way my kid is curious what the Leap looks like.
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    One can only admire your persistence in engaging...

    One can only admire your persistence in engaging these people.



    Yeah, I saw that. Around here prescribing for a critically ill patient without seeing them would get you an appointment with the...
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    Maybe train bomb detection dogs, if you're...

    Maybe train bomb detection dogs, if you're willing to dispose of the bomb when you find it. Neighbor of mine does that, after learning his craft serving in Iraq.
  24. The outage was mostly Tahoe Donner and Donner...

    The outage was mostly Tahoe Donner and Donner Lake according to the outage map. So not a a planned outage.

    If someone wants to see a real old ski lift--there's the remains of an old rope tow near...
  25. Maybe El Chupacabra would still like some.

    Maybe El Chupacabra would still like some.
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    The reasoning given for the first judge's...

    The reasoning given for the first judge's ordering the hospital to give Ivermectin is the same bad reasoning a majority of the SCOTUS used to allow the Texas abortion law to stand--using strict...
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    Ladder.

    Ladder.
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    So the libs like vaccines and the MAGAs like...

    So the libs like vaccines and the MAGAs like monoclonal antibodies.
    It's a matter of style--like skiing vs snowboarding.

    Isn't it?
  29. When you lose the bet--I like Anchor Steam...

    When you lose the bet--I like Anchor Steam California Lager. No IPA for me thanks. And you don't have to worry, the swill just drove off.

    It was nice taking a little jaunt up Mt Judah...
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    Like the guys in the dugout who forget there...

    Like the guys in the dugout who forget there might be a camera on them when they try to dig out a booger.
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    I was joking. Making fun of stuffed shirt...

    I was joking. Making fun of stuffed shirt doctors. Lots of non-MD's called me by my first name. One of the nurses in the clinic called me by my baby name--I don't know how she found out or maybe...
  32. PM sent

    PM sent
  33. Why do you think I'm giving it away.

    Why do you think I'm giving it away.
  34. I've got about 4 cases of hard seltzer in various...

    I've got about 4 cases of hard seltzer in various flavors left over from a wedding, free to a good home.
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    It's fun walking around in old French...

    It's fun walking around in old French neighborhoods and seeing all the wires tacked to the outside of the stone walls.
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    I've got the 260 mm model. Does a decent job. ...

    I've got the 260 mm model. Does a decent job. Being able to face joint 10 inches wide is worth the hassle of converting. The beds are pretty short for doing big pieces though. It is nice to have...
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    You call doctors by their first name? I would...

    You call doctors by their first name? I would have written you up for that. (There was one of my partners who had me as an attending when she was a resident who refused to call me by my first name.)...
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    My uncle was the consummate salesman--in his...

    My uncle was the consummate salesman--in his lifetime he bought and sold just about everything, including a 55 gal drum of eyeglass frames at 25 cents per. With inflation I guess they'd be a dollar....
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    When you do the living will make sure you specify...

    When you do the living will make sure you specify no tube feedings. That's how they keep vegetables alive.

    When my son was training for ski patrol, the first day he was certified to work without...
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    Sorry you were disappointed not to find porn. I...

    Sorry you were disappointed not to find porn. I guess Madam Kity retired--it was a a long time ago.
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    Mayo Clinic's advice is good. (Although my...

    Mayo Clinic's advice is good. (Although my grandmother went there in 1948 to have her gallbladder out because there was no hospital in Detroit good enough apparently. She wound up being there for 8...
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    Or hard wire it.

    Or hard wire it.
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    1) what's so unusual about scratching your balls...

    1) what's so unusual about scratching your balls in Costco?
    2) how do you forget you are in Costco?
  44. Thanks for the info. Based on previous outages...

    Thanks for the info. Based on previous outages the Safeway in Truckee has a small generator that can keep a few lights on, unless they've upgraded in the last few months. Truckee reportedly has one...
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    If you decided to cut out caffeine on your own,...

    If you decided to cut out caffeine on your own, this thread should have convinced you you don't need to. If your doctor suggested it, go talk to him about it with a print out of this thread and the...
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    I have a Kity jointer-planer. Made in France. I...

    I have a Kity jointer-planer. Made in France. I tried to google Kity to find a source for blades but all I got was porn sites.
  47. I think the red flag warning goes up closer to...

    I think the red flag warning goes up closer to the event--like storm watch followed by storm warning in the winter.

    What bodywhomper is talking about are microgrids. Truckee could potentially...
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    Maybe just needed to get pipes from A to B and...

    Maybe just needed to get pipes from A to B and there was something in the way he didn't want to go through--piece of steel perhaps. Or for some reason there wasn't room for shutoff valves...
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    Is that why the water won't stay in the bowl?

    Is that why the water won't stay in the bowl?
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    Then there are the cows in Germany they trained...

    Then there are the cows in Germany they trained to piss in a cow bathroom. (A mooloo).
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