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    The house they lived in was only a shell built on...

    The house they lived in was only a shell built on San Juan Island just for the movie, after they finished filming they had to tear down the house and restore the park back to it's original condition.
  2. Thread: 5-13-77

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    They were my last Dead shows, Drove up after...

    They were my last Dead shows, Drove up after work, pulled over by local cop, somehow a case of beer disappeared when he searched my car (he couldn't find anything, even the two joints I had forgotten...
  3. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    I wasn't sure where to put this but knew it had...

    I wasn't sure where to put this but knew it had to be shared

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  4. Man charged with illegally removing a volunteer’s...

    Man charged with illegally removing a volunteer’s balls and then allegedly announcing his plan to eat them
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  5. Two Dead After Man Jumps Off Building, Landing On...

    Two Dead After Man Jumps Off Building, Landing On Victim

    https://dailyvoice.com/new-york/nassau/police-fire/two-dead-after-man-jumps-off-building-landing-on-victim-in-westchester/816643/
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    They're afraid of the union

    They're afraid of the union
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    Luckily the ferry workers didn't hold their...

    Luckily the ferry workers didn't hold their sickout Labor Day weekend but just the threat kept most tourists away and all boats less than 1/4 full on all runs. Unfortunately they've called the strike...
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    Naked woman drives golf cart through Florida...

    Naked woman drives golf cart through Florida police standoff

    https://nypost.com/2021/09/08/naked-woman-drives-golf-cart-through-florida-police-standoff/
  9. Thread: View right now

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    when you run out of room on the roof rack you can...

    when you run out of room on the roof rack you can mount your hatchet on this

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    Or because the ferry system is a nightmare with...

    Or because the ferry system is a nightmare with Canceled boats, delayed sailings, overloaded boats (not everyone with a reservation will get on), crew shortages , boats out of service or broken down,...
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    It's a VW dune buggy (I don't think it's a Manx)...

    It's a VW dune buggy (I don't think it's a Manx) on a MAN 6x6 chassis/camper, it's been popping up on FB recently with better pictures but this was the only one I could find at the time. The...
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    It's a VW dune buggy (I don't think it's a Manx)...

    It's a VW dune buggy (I don't think it's a Manx) on a MAN 6x6 chassis/camper, it's been popping up on FB recently with better pictures but this was the only one I could find at the time. The...
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    There's been a couple pictures of this around, I...

    There's been a couple pictures of this around, I don't think it's made it to this thread

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  16. Thread: Boat Porn!

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  17. Thread: Fuel Prices.

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    At the Skagit Farmers Supply (across from the...

    At the Skagit Farmers Supply (across from the mall), they have three grades, premium there is usually about what I pay here for regular. I put about 200 miles a month on my Volvo wagon so I'll fill...
  18. Thread: Fuel Prices.

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    I think I paid $4.69 the other day here on the...

    I think I paid $4.69 the other day here on the island, $85.00 to fill one tank. I paid $4.29 for alcohol free regular in Burlington Saturday for the Volvo. The money I'd save filling the truck's both...
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    It hasn't rained here since mid June, there's...

    It hasn't rained here since mid June, there's been a total of 8 days of rain since the beginning of March. I cut down most of the wheat and all of the buckwheat a few weeks ago because they stopped...
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    Saw this picture yesterday, thought it belonged...

    Saw this picture yesterday, thought it belonged here.
    Two wagons with roof top tents

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    Anyone ever been to the Exotics at Redmond Center...

    Anyone ever been to the Exotics at Redmond Center they have every Saturday? Sounds like they have a pretty big turnout and limit it to only truly exotic cars (no '82 Corvettes allowed). Never been...
  22. Thread: Boat Porn!

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    I worked for an Apache dealer in the 80's, part...

    I worked for an Apache dealer in the 80's, part of sea trialing a boat was to "do anything you think the owner may do with it", They were fun boats. The owner had a 48' with 8v92's and Arneson...
  23. Thread: Boat Porn!

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    I brought a small CC around from RI to the south...

    I brought a small CC around from RI to the south shore of Nassau county one day in fog like that (with only Loran C). We left with heavy fog and large breakers and rollers in the breachway, stopped...
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    Mine is raised in the back 1" with overload...

    Mine is raised in the back 1" with overload springs, with sway bars and Bilstein's it handles better than you'd think.

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  25. Thread: Wildlife

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    more driveway deer

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    Saw this owl 10' from the kitchen window checking...

    Saw this owl 10' from the kitchen window checking out a Towhee nest

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    Happy Birthday Tom Carvel. with all this talk...

    Happy Birthday Tom Carvel.
    with all this talk about Cookie Puss I'm surprised this hasn't been mentioned yet.
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    I always thought the Jets were more of a Long...

    I always thought the Jets were more of a Long Island team (at least they were when I was growing up), They practiced at Hofstra, Many of them rented houses at Point Lookout, and hung out in bars in...
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    Chick fil a and more coming to Thruway rest...

    Chick fil a and more coming to Thruway rest stops. Looks like they're updating some of the upstate rest areas.
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    Saw this the other day 379339

    Saw this the other day

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    11 is Bill Thomas's Cheetah built in 1964 111 is...

    11 is Bill Thomas's Cheetah built in 1964
    111 is a Lotus 7
    26 and 4 are 911's
    70 is Old Yeller II
    If I remember correctly the GT40 was an unfinished '66 chassis that sat unfinished until the 80's...
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    A few from the vintage races at Pacific raceways...

    A few from the vintage races at Pacific raceways

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    On the way home they headed to Bellevue, I'm sure...

    On the way home they headed to Bellevue, I'm sure they sold a few to the neighborhood kids. They sell them more as something to add to your collection, if you have a 300 SL why not have a 1/2 scale...
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    No Healey's but I think they'll build one if you...

    No Healey's but I think they'll build one if you want. The Land Rovers start at about $16,000, I think the Jaguars start at $20,000, options include gas or battery power and OEM style leather...
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    378746 378747 I had a customer bring in his...

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    I had a customer bring in his 330 in one day for an oil change, he supplied his own oil and filters so I charged him the same labor as I would charge for doing any other oil change,...
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    It only made it to 83 yesterday, a cool breeze...

    It only made it to 83 yesterday, a cool breeze came down the straight and kept things nice and cool, I didn't bother to turn on the ac. Things seem to be back to normal with temps in the mid 50's...
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    72* with a slight breeze right now, the closest...

    72* with a slight breeze right now, the closest weather station is 68*, it's still hot in the sun but bearable in the shade. I put a big umbrella from my rafting gear over the (now cool) hot tub so...
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    It made it up to 93 yesterday just before 5 then...

    It made it up to 93 yesterday just before 5 then started dropping, it was 64 when I woke up two hours ago, now it's 71. I made the mistake of mentioning to my gf that I had a window air conditioner...
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    It's 65* right now, 66 in the house, I'll keep...

    It's 65* right now, 66 in the house, I'll keep the windows/doors open until it starts getting warm then close everything up, it should stay below 78 inside.
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    It only hit 79* here but other places on the...

    It only hit 79* here but other places on the Island were in the upper 80's/ low 90's, in Eastsound was 98. The highest I've ever seen it here was 89*, When Seattle was over 100 10 or 15 years ago it...
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    I see quite a few similarly equipped trucks(?)...

    I see quite a few similarly equipped trucks(?) headed to the wilds of the San Juan Islands every Thursday and Friday . I can only think of one road here that I wouldn't drive a Prius on, they...
  43. Thread: Boat Porn!

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    If I didn't live here I think maybe the only...

    If I didn't live here I think maybe the only other place I'd live is Maine.
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    I did that with Hinckley and RobinHood boats, as...

    I did that with Hinckley and RobinHood boats, as much as I liked Maine in the summer and the boat companies I remembered how miserable the winters could be in Maine.
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    I always thought cobalt's were a step up from...

    I always thought cobalt's were a step up from Sea-Ray's, a little better finish work, nicer trim and interior, and every seat had it's own ash tray / cigarette lighter.
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    I remember being in a Denny's in the early 80's...

    I remember being in a Denny's in the early 80's in Miami Beach and hearing Hot Tuna's Water Song, I had to stop eating my Grand Slam breakfast to make sure they were really playing Hot Tuna in...
  47. Thread: The worst car

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    The early 60's models you premixed the oil/gas,...

    The early 60's models you premixed the oil/gas, the Special (or Sport), Monte Carlo and Sonett models had 3 carbs and oil injection. Before the switch to the V4 they all had 3 carbs and oil injection.
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    The early 2's were 2 stroke and had the...

    The early 2's were 2 stroke and had the freewheeling feature, but later one's had the Ford V4. 2 stroke Saab's are a blast to drive, you either give them full throttle or no throttle and let them...
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    No, just an ordinary Lopez resident. They ended...

    No, just an ordinary Lopez resident.
    They ended up getting 2000 orders in 4 hours and had to shut down their website, they also had a shortage of packing material.
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    What about the Grinder? is that only a Boston...

    What about the Grinder? is that only a Boston area thing? I don't ever remember hearing that anywhere other than the coastal areas of New England.
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