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    That's % of total dog bites recorded, not...

    That's % of total dog bites recorded, not weighted by number of dogs of a given breed. Do you think labs were one of the most common dog breeds in Denver back in 07-08? That was certainly a...
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    unless of course your name is Elon Musk, or some...

    unless of course your name is Elon Musk, or some other random piece of shit social media "star", then millennials are fine with racism, sexism and fraud.
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    Medical care too - think of how much better...

    Medical care too - think of how much better Mickey Mantles career might have been with decent knee care after his ACL tear in '51. Or Bart Starr with better back care (only half ignoring the brutal...
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    BTC? ICOs? Fyre Festival? No generation is immune...

    BTC? ICOs? Fyre Festival? No generation is immune to dumb scams.
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    I am really impressed at how quickly the...

    I am really impressed at how quickly the millenials went from woke spewing about virtue to selling the fuck out. They definitely outdid in the boomers in that, and for that the deserve a...
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    lots of thats editing I think - those "great"...

    lots of thats editing I think - those "great" street photogs took tons of shots, and edited them down to really tight presentations, e.g. Robert Frank shot 767 rolls of film for "The Americans" about...
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    not a boomer but that's only my experience with...

    not a boomer but that's only my experience with boomers that encountered tech late in life.

    what I have noticed is millenials are really, really keen to fetishize tech. put the task on a website,...
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    millenials love offices if you make it feel like...

    millenials love offices if you make it feel like college - isn't that the whole wework thing? Apples campus, facebooks campus, googles campus? commutings fine if you call it an uberride or a techbus...
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    ignoring that shit worked in 2010s, I'm not sure...

    ignoring that shit worked in 2010s, I'm not sure it'll work in the 2020s because the money is getting large enough orgs & governments & lawyers start to care.
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    The biggest sticking point for recruiting for...

    The biggest sticking point for recruiting for decent paying jobs in non-major metro areas imo has been employment for a spouse. I used to get recruitment calls looking for people in bumfuck Iowa or...
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    Because it then becomes a discussion about...

    Because it then becomes a discussion about wealth, not income. dunno, maybe living in CA the distinction became abundantly clear where you'd have people who bought in in the 1970s who can barely...
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    Again - people live in big citys because they can...

    Again - people live in big citys because they can make a lot of money. San Francisco has the highest disposable income for a city in the world. Arbitraging earnings may be a personally successful...
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    The key to his "argument" is the belief that debt...

    The key to his "argument" is the belief that debt is bad, only stupid people take on debt, and only the wealthy deserve the benefits of lifestyle. Including benefits like substantial housing...
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    Yup. the whole point of a 35mm Leica or a 35mm...

    Yup. the whole point of a 35mm Leica or a 35mm Nikon was it was the lightest flexiblest thing that would take a good enough picture. "good" pictures were taken with MF or LF. course the other reason...
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    sure you could. but for the middle class in...

    sure you could. but for the middle class in megapolises housing is a leveraged investment play and you'd miss out on appreciation (as well as having a higher risk of housing cratering, as happened in...
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    Aside from the $1 million home (which is just the...

    Aside from the $1 million home (which is just the cost of a single family home in some place) that's been the definition of the middle class US dream since WW2.
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    No. Actually what I'm seeing is the...

    No. Actually what I'm seeing is the self-selection of the US population. So, in my case in my "high tax" blue state neighborhood, the people who really get fucking pissed off about taxes move to...
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    why are you using numbers for the whole state and...

    why are you using numbers for the whole state and not the metro area? what the fuck does it matter to someone in Denver that median income in SW co is shit? Doe it matter to someone in the Boston...
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    So you have to be rich to afford a home without a...

    So you have to be rich to afford a home without a substantial hit to discretionary spending. That's working out great for china.

    as for the last line < sigh > get out of your little rightwing...
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    You can get full ceramic travel mugs with...

    You can get full ceramic travel mugs with removable lids.
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    $100k is rich in rural american, but as the WSJ...

    $100k is rich in rural american, but as the WSJ notes this morning:
    https://www.wsj.com/articles/so-you-make-100-000-it-still-might-not-be-enough-to-buy-a-home-11571149819?mod=hp_lead_pos5
    "So you...
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    is this what it felt like to be a Stones fan...

    is this what it felt like to be a Stones fan listening to Steel Wheels?
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    middle class in the US is cultural identity more...

    middle class in the US is cultural identity more than income.

    for all the pretenses of poor bro-core around here it skews way richer and whiter and male than "average" and there are a number with...
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    Ones earnings, the others consumption. The...

    Ones earnings, the others consumption. The earnings are what a skilled professional couple can come close to almost anywhere in the US. The consumption, i.e. what $800k gets you, varys widely across...
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    plenty of people pay higher taxes if they have...

    plenty of people pay higher taxes if they have more opportunity to make money. you know - kinda the reason why all those people were living in the high tax dumps in the first place? but then the jobs...
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    its the special blend of passive/aggressive...

    its the special blend of passive/aggressive nagging desk jockey middle manager/lawyer/contractor/engineers and rough n' tumble real men mechanics that makes this place what it is.
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    shouldn't Trainspotting be on that best Indiewire...

    shouldn't Trainspotting be on that best Indiewire Brit crime film sharticle? First I thought it was because they meant English and said British but they included shallow grave, that's nominally...
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    :confused: what the fuck are you talking about?...

    :confused: what the fuck are you talking about? everything bends. the difference between the alloys you can buy at my vendor aren't that much. but keep up the passive agressive smug, it's what makes...
  29. not insane, a cynical means to make money. their...

    not insane, a cynical means to make money. their were alternatives at the time (ethanol notably), but lead was patented and more profitable. ffs the inventor had to take time off for lead poisoning,...
  30. can we please, please, seperate EVs and their...

    can we please, please, seperate EVs and their merits from chonky the techbro clown? EVs will be much better off when fElon the cosplay engineer is in jail, or just using his vast wealth to...
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    that was 1/2" hot rolled priced today it's...

    that was 1/2" hot rolled priced today

    it's weird to me the premium people will pay for commodity shit on amazon for "convenience" when it's for a DIY task. I guess it's all about the difficulty of...
  32. A modest proposal, they are healthy and...

    A modest proposal, they are healthy and nourishing.
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    I didn't know you could take a piece of 1/2"...

    I didn't know you could take a piece of 1/2" steel rod 18" long (cost of materials <$1) and sell it on Amazon to wannabe DIY types for $10 a piece, or $14 for 2 when you market it as a "winding rod"...
  34. Man, I thought all those people "had it coming"...

    Man, I thought all those people "had it coming" because "they were creeps"?

    Where'd the elon fellators go? stuck in a supercharger line because 7 years after his promise they are still stuck on...
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    was definitely enjoyable but it came out years...

    was definitely enjoyable but it came out years ago (Vaughan also produced lockstock & snatch). the trailer for the Gentlemen reminded me more of another Vaughan directed film - The Kingsmen (1st) -...
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    :D the most pathetic part of your bullshit is...

    :D the most pathetic part of your bullshit is you've never been there, have no intention of going there, and get your propaganda from bullshitters.
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    I'm curious to see the movie - because that genre...

    I'm curious to see the movie - because that genre has been enjoyable and theres not much out in movie land like it right now, but I can't get past how fucking horrible that trailer is. a plaided...
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    a comment from a single coach a half a world away...

    a comment from a single coach a half a world away on a social media platform thats banned in China
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    a nudist beach with full bleachers on perv hill.

    a nudist beach with full bleachers on perv hill.
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    every thread here is comedy, the differentiation...

    every thread here is comedy, the differentiation is intent.
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    does skiing want new blood? isn't the whole...

    does skiing want new blood?

    isn't the whole epic pass thing concentrate on the rich & the whales and milk those fuckers dry?
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    Help me out here. How is this not converting sick...

    Help me out here. How is this not converting sick leave into vacation time?

    I get this discussion has moved into the realm of HR/legal professionals but my life observation is no matter what the...
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    :confused: don't many/most leave policys accrue...

    :confused: don't many/most leave policys accrue leave hourly even for salaried employees? So like .0222222/hr of leave per hour worked where "hours/week" just = 40 for a salaried employee?

    ...
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    How many of said businesses are in a place the...

    How many of said businesses are in a place the kid wants to live and can afford to live? I know, in similar businesses, something on the west coast will sell while something in the NE or Midwest will...
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    that's 2 ex-Giant relievers (Strickland,...

    that's 2 ex-Giant relievers (Strickland, Melancon) shitting the bed last night, hopefully not a 3rd (Romo) today.... anti-jinx.
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    it's common in US pro-sports because there's no...

    it's common in US pro-sports because there's no relegation. Fuck up continuously for decades a la Mets or Redskins and nothing happens. Introduce relegation, something that can crush the finances of...
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    yeah the household is "barely getting by" saving...

    yeah the household is "barely getting by" saving $50k a year. US median household income is ~$60k. the only reason they aren't rich in the megapolises is because ... there are a bunch of really rich...
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    that's EPIC pass material; or more importantly...

    that's EPIC pass material; or more importantly short epic pass.
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    Average age of a car at scrappage is close to 15...

    Average age of a car at scrappage is close to 15 years. This seems like the usual stupid car loan fear mongering.

    The whole Ubereverywhere in the self-driving vehicle for near free thing isn't...
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    Don't forget the potential for life altering...

    Don't forget the potential for life altering injury.

    the system is broke, this might just speed up the transition to something new.
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