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    Didn't James get the Final Jeopardy question...

    Didn't James get the Final Jeopardy question wrong in the last GOAT game? Or is my memory failing me. In any case, I'd like to see a rematch of the GOAT. Brad kind of screwed it up by getting so...
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    Apparently there was a bot that if you posted a...

    Apparently there was a bot that if you posted a wordle score on Twitter the bot would tell you no one cares and btw here's tomorrows word. Twitter suspended the bot but I don't think we've heard the...
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    Before you get too happy with your machine, wait...

    Before you get too happy with your machine, wait until the lights start flashing and you have to figure out how to do a cleaning or descaling cycle.
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    A) UCLA is a top tier public university. There...

    A) UCLA is a top tier public university. There are plenty of Cal State branches that are easy to get into, (like the one my undocumented immigrant partner went to before he went to med school and...
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    None of us were worrying about Q tips until you...

    None of us were worrying about Q tips until you brought it up. Now we're all going to rush out and by 3 boxes and people in the store are going to see that and they're all going to buy 6 boxes, and...
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    How are epidemiologists rated. Is there some...

    How are epidemiologists rated. Is there some kind of Sabermetrics for them? Deaths below replacement? Number of sponsorships?





    I have a cockapoo. She's a wonderful dog. Find some...
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    Yeah. And I've been reading the Shit that Annoys...

    Yeah. And I've been reading the Shit that Annoys You posts about people who post their Wordle scores. (Took me 4 today.)
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    I pay attention to mainstream media--like the...

    I pay attention to mainstream media--like the NYT--for news, and then I try to find the primary source. I don't pay any attention to the opinion pieces unless they're by a scientist I trust, but...
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    Because he's not Joe Rogan?

    Because he's not Joe Rogan?
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    His machine does preinfusion automatically. ...

    His machine does preinfusion automatically. Neither pressure nor temperature are adjustable. So he's safe.
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    A Nevada Country CA group trying to recall all 5...

    A Nevada Country CA group trying to recall all 5 county supervisors over covid restrictions refused to wear masks in the County Clerk's office, forced their way in, and assaulted an employee. ...
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    I learned the hard way not to back my Forester...

    I learned the hard way not to back my Forester out of my garage with too much snow on the driveway. It may not look high centered but when the wheels stop turning there's nothing to do but get down...
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    Bullshit. At least as far as doctors go. We...

    Bullshit. At least as far as doctors go. We mind what we say and don't make promises and predictions we can't be sure of because experience has taught us that sure things often turn out to be...
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    So does that mean we can sign you up for the "do...

    So does that mean we can sign you up for the "do not admit to the hospital" list. Because if the medical industry is as evil as you say I can't imagine you'd want to be in a hospital no matter how...
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    That's the kind of info I've been looking for....

    That's the kind of info I've been looking for. Thanks.
    In my age group 2% risk of death from a breakthrough case. Not a huge risk but not trivial. The same as the risk of my open heart surgery....
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    The honey-do list had gotten too long. Wax rings...

    The honey-do list had gotten too long. Wax rings don't change themselves.
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    The preinfusion is automatic with the Bambino. ...

    The preinfusion is automatic with the Bambino. It's a period of lower pressure before full pressure. You should be able to hear the difference. The preinfusion lasts around 5-10 seconds I think.
    ...
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    The pandemic will be officially over when Benny...

    The pandemic will be officially over when Benny can go ski in Italy. Walensky announced it in her news conference this morning.
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    The number we are not seeing--or at least I can't...

    The number we are not seeing--or at least I can't find it--is how many of those 2000 deaths per day are vaccinated vs unvaccinated. Lots of anecdotal reports that the ICU's are full of unvaccinated...
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    Probably

    Probably
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    No Benny, a podcast is not a source. And you're...

    No Benny, a podcast is not a source. And you're right, I have better things to do with my abundant free time than to listen to it. It is conceivable to me that you could collect 50,000 cases with...
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    A lot of what you guys are talking about--the...

    A lot of what you guys are talking about--the wealthy gaming the system with SAT test takers, essay writers, donations, etc--really only applies to the top tier private colleges. (With athletes...
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    They're dying of covid--these are deaths reported...

    They're dying of covid--these are deaths reported to health departments as due to covid. I can't believe that this far into the pandemic you're repeating the BS that all these deaths claimed to be...
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    source? Because right now according to the CDC...

    source? Because right now according to the CDC the US is averaging 2000 deaths/day and 99.5% of cases are omicron.
    https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#nowcasting...
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    Maybe not dropping dead like flies from covid,...

    Maybe not dropping dead like flies from covid, but I'm sure there are a bunch of soccer players diving from it.
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    Moth balls are also supposed to keep your tools...

    Moth balls are also supposed to keep your tools from rusting in the garage if they're in a closed toolbox or cabinet.
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    My wife's Flexons are still in good skiable...

    My wife's Flexons are still in good skiable shape. My wife not so much.

    I got rid of my Rossi Radcal Pros only after every buckle had been replaced and I was having to drill holes in the shell to...
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    For resort trips I can be get by with a...

    For resort trips I can be get by with a mid-weight baselayer, light and midweight midlayers, nanopuff, non insulated shell jacket and pants. and fleece pants which I can also wear in the hotel, to...
  29. Thread: Wildlife

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    I'm saving my free articles in the Boothbay...

    I'm saving my free articles in the Boothbay Register for something more important, like the next murder in Cabot Cove. (Yes I did. I just think it odd that I've read that many articles in the Bangor...
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    In the interest of full disclosure--when it was...

    In the interest of full disclosure--when it was going to cost more to tow my DIL's car to a dealer for warranty work than the repair was going to cost Subaru gripe central refused to let a local shop...
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    Of all the people to say this! Thank you for my...

    Of all the people to say this! Thank you for my laugh of the day.
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    Sue....

    Sue.
    https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/591097-covid-19-patient-whose-wife-sued-hospital-to-keep-him-on-ventilator-dies
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    Is Tele dead? Apparently, since no one wants to...

    Is Tele dead? Apparently, since no one wants to gear I posted on Gear Swap.
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    I don't understand contestants who refuse to bet...

    I don't understand contestants who refuse to bet big on Daily Doubles when it's the only chance they have to go into FJ with a chance to win. Not that many people besides Amy get DD's.
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    On the positive side, I did manage to pick up two...

    On the positive side, I did manage to pick up two 12 packs of diet orange soda the other day after not seeing any for over a year. But they were out of diet cola of any kind. Weird.

    My wife...
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    The Hippocratic Oath says nothing about refusing...

    The Hippocratic Oath says nothing about refusing care to undeserving patients.
    And no one takes the Hippocratic Oath any more. Every med school makes up its own. (Among other things the original...
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    I've heard them called zone manager and regional...

    I've heard them called zone manager and regional manager. And Subaru has a national number for people with issues with the dealership that I've actually found helpful. My kid had a turbo that...
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    So that's what people mean by "switch to the...

    So that's what people mean by "switch to the road".
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    How can I possibly have used up my free articles...

    How can I possibly have used up my free articles from the Bangor Daily News?
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    Maybe it's because there's a share button. BTW,...

    Maybe it's because there's a share button. BTW, took me all 6 to get it today, in case anyone's interested.
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    according to the wiki they're the only rock band...

    according to the wiki they're the only rock band to ever appear on the Lawrence Welk Show. And I'm willing to bet that this is the only Lawrence Welk segment to ever appear in TGR. Except ironically...
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    fify

    fify
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    You know, when you use that much invective for...

    You know, when you use that much invective for that kind of annoyance, it doesn't leave you much room to escalate for say murderers and pedophiles.
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    Don Wilson is playing a Strat. The lead guitar...

    Don Wilson is playing a Strat. The lead guitar is a Fender Jazzmaster.
    I like surf guitar.
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    Because not everyone in a health food store is a...

    Because not everyone in a health food store is a pencil neck geek or a woman with hairy legs. Some of them can punch.
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    I frequently told my old, frail patients who were...

    I frequently told my old, frail patients who were sent to me for some big operation that they would likely not die but there are outcomes worse than dying.
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    Telemark set up--skis, bindings, boots

    For Truckee pickup, $300
    Skis--4Front Gaucho 179cm 100 underfoot. Good condition.
    Bindings, see photo
    Boots Scarpa T1 shell size 9/10 Liner labeled 280 good condition
    402503402504
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    Around here compliance is very high in the...

    Around here compliance is very high in the natural foods store where I get my coffee beans and in the hardware store. People are sheep--on both sides of the vax spectrum. They mostly do what...
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    The Bambino Plus has dual wall filters. Some of...

    The Bambino Plus has dual wall filters. Some of the stuff you are being told may apply more to fancier machines with single wall filters. (You should be able to buy single wall filters.) The double...
  50. Thread: NFL 2021/2022

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    How do the Bengals give up 9 sacks and win a...

    How do the Bengals give up 9 sacks and win a playoff game? Last done by KC in 1966 (AFL).
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