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    No apology necessary. I figured you were kidding...

    No apology necessary. I figured you were kidding but I've been burned a couple of times thinking someone was kidding when they were serious. Didn't catch the j/k. I need to use that more, or people...
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    Yeah, that was a shocker that no one got it. It...

    Yeah, that was a shocker that no one got it. It wasn't instant for me though.
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    "My very first pistol was a cap and ball colt....

    "My very first pistol was a cap and ball colt. Shoots as fast as lightning but it loads a mite slow. Loads a mite slow, I soon found out, it can get you into trouble but it can't get you out."...
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    In other news, Austria and Italy have agreed to...

    In other news, Austria and Italy have agreed to divide Otzi (the original, not our Otzi) in two with one half going to each country. It has yet to be determined whether he will be divided at the...
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    What? He's a priest too?

    What? He's a priest too?
  6. It's hard to think of another crime that can be...

    It's hard to think of another crime that can be easily committed by one person that can destroy as many lives as starting a wildfire.

    On a more positive note, Rose opening Friday, according to the...
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    "It's not necessary for you to ever tell me that...

    "It's not necessary for you to ever tell me that you think I'm right. Ever. We'll assume it." Nick Nolte in The Thin Red Line.
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    Sounds like the kind of place that would appeal...

    Sounds like the kind of place that would appeal to people who buy NFT's.
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    Flu vaccines are yearly because there are...

    Flu vaccines are yearly because there are multiple strains that change from year to year and are different enough that different vaccines are needed every year. Most other vaccines require 3-5...
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    Not sure I understand your question--the hot...

    Not sure I understand your question--the hot reaction of the original quik clot was a negative feature. While cauterizing wounds was once a way to stop bleeding it is very damaging to tissue. The...
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    Both the file and the sidewall tool should be...

    Both the file and the sidewall tool should be able to handle the metal layer, since the metal is basically aluminum. Steel or tungsten carbide vs aluminum--no contest.
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    Wonder if TNF will be using the picture in the...

    Wonder if TNF will be using the picture in the article in its next ad campaign. "Not everyone who wears TNF is a death-defying outdoor adventurer. Some are 30 something shlubs who live with their...
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    What do you expect from people who opt for the...

    What do you expect from people who opt for the security of tenure instead of being a professional bettor, for example.
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    The old stuff got hot as it reacted with the...

    The old stuff got hot as it reacted with the blood and caused burns. If anyone still has any, get rid of it.
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    Am I the only one who thinks that tgapp's project...

    Am I the only one who thinks that tgapp's project deserves its own thread, and it would certainly rate 5 stars?
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    From the WP today-- "The Air India passenger jet...

    From the WP today--
    "The Air India passenger jet from Mumbai prepared to land in Geneva on Jan. 24, 1966, but never made it. The Boeing 707 crashed near the summit of Mont Blanc in the French Alps,...
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    That's funny given that just about every post in...

    That's funny given that just about every post in this forum discussing working on your own skis seems to mention the ingestion or inhalation of intoxicating substances as step one.
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    Thirded--easier to put on than cat tracks, less...

    Thirded--easier to put on than cat tracks, less likely to fall off, some rocker, and you no longer have to be able to tell your right from your left to use them.
    They should be off the boat and out...
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    Well yeah--of the causes of shock--hemorrhagic,...

    Well yeah--of the causes of shock--hemorrhagic, cardiac, septic, and neurogenic--hemorrhagic would be at the top of the list. But by far the most common causes of major bleeding in ski injuries are...
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    I would emphasize keeping the victim warm. My...

    I would emphasize keeping the victim warm. My personal experience with an inbounds spine fracture is that I was shivering badly by the time they got me loaded up. My medical experience agrees. *
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  21. Thread: Squatting

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    I don't even want to think about what those...

    I don't even want to think about what those pelvic muscles could do to you, so I won't/
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    They arrested a young woman in Truckee who was...

    They arrested a young woman in Truckee who was riding her bike to the fireworks and collided with a guy who fell over, hit his head and died. She tested positive for some alcohol, don't know how...
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    Is this what you were looking for? 395759

    Is this what you were looking for?
    395759
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    Uber notifications. I took an Uber last week....

    Uber notifications. I took an Uber last week. Now, in addition to the usual Uber email spam I'm getting notification spam on my phone. I could just turn off notifications but knowing me I'd forget...
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    apparently Ullr likes pics of women with fake...

    apparently Ullr likes pics of women with fake boobs and no teeth.
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    Re the bike incident--he should have defused his...

    Re the bike incident--he should have defused his anger by posting in the Shit that annoys me or Police behaving badly or even (inappropriately but that never stopped anyone) the Fucking Cyclist...
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    Making lame jokes about snowboarders should be in...

    Making lame jokes about snowboarders should be in those Progressive ads "how to avoid becoming your parents"
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    Get ready for measles, polio, etc make big...

    Get ready for measles, polio, etc make big comebacks in the USA. There are plenty of folks ready to make that the next battle. (State Senator Richard Pan who sponsored the no-exceptions school...
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    The only negative effects of vaccine mandates and...

    The only negative effects of vaccine mandates and passports are on and because of the people who refuse to follow them The ONLY negative effects. Lockdowns are another story, but if people all get...
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    My friend can also testify to the "it gets...

    My friend can also testify to the "it gets everywhere" part. As in the whole house.
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    Friend of mine had some remodeling done....

    Friend of mine had some remodeling done. Contractor poured a slab that needed serious grinding. He sent a kid over with a walk behind grinder. My friend came home to find the kid passed out. He...
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    If people want Ivermectin and HCQ, just give it...

    If people want Ivermectin and HCQ, just give it to them. Not worth getting killed or even hassled over. And while we're at it, ask them what else they want--ventilator? Iv fluids--which fluid and...
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    Didn't mean to imply that it was. That was just...

    Didn't mean to imply that it was. That was just me doing my usual thing of interjecting a boring, marginally related story when given the slightest excuse. Apologies.
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    Neighbor renter had her labradoodle tied up...

    Neighbor renter had her labradoodle tied up outside and then passed out drunk. It was 15F. We called the cops when we noticed the dog was tied up outside at night. She moved out shortly after.
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    Because so many of us have been to billionaire...

    Because so many of us have been to billionaire bar mitzvahs? (My 60 something psychiatrist cousin did show up at his niece's bat mitzvah in a tank top, and had to be escorted off the dance floor for...
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    What about adult children? Who's responsible for...

    What about adult children? Who's responsible for Alec Baldwin?
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    The only thing I have left personally on the roof...

    The only thing I have left personally on the roof and lost was a climbing rope. Probably other stuff as well but I've forgotten. Friend of mine left his passport, credit cards, ID, money on the roof...
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    That's how I felt trying to read your post.

    That's how I felt trying to read your post.
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    Fuck Oroville. CA should expel it from the state....

    Fuck Oroville. CA should expel it from the state. Let 'em fix their own damn dam, or drown when it starts to fail again. They were happy to be part of CA and the USA when FEMA and the state were...
  41. No argument with that, but peer reviewed science...

    No argument with that, but peer reviewed science journals are not big pharma--science publishing is a very expensive undertaking with a limited audience and the vast majority of scientists have...
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    Pro tip--when you get done tightening your roof...

    Pro tip--when you get done tightening your roof rack, don't leave your tools on the roof.
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    bury the urn in the yard with a little marker. ...

    bury the urn in the yard with a little marker. Home is where she was happiest, being with you.
  44. Fuck Sci Hub. Don't support intellectual...

    Fuck Sci Hub. Don't support intellectual property theft--in Kazahkstan, China, the US, anywhere.
  45. But when you try to bring the Rax skis back...

    But when you try to bring the Rax skis back through US customs and they ask you what are these and you say skis and they say wise guy eh as they take you back to be strip-searched . . .
  46. If you guys are going to critique the graphic you...

    If you guys are going to critique the graphic you need to go to the source, not the Chron article. Before you say that the graph isn't valid because there are no statistics, why don't you read the...
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    Nope. That was an antiwhataboutism, and you...

    Nope. That was an antiwhataboutism, and you missed it. (Always blame the (teller) (listener) when a joke falls flat because it's (dumb) (subtle).
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    You're kidding. Continue the neosporin and...

    You're kidding. Continue the neosporin and wrapping until he can get a Rx for silvadene. (I say this as a doc who as a surgery resident ran a burn unit.)
    BTW, the advantage of silvadene over...
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    You're kidding. Continue the neosporin and...

    You're kidding. Continue the neosporin and wrapping until he can get a Rx for silvadene. (I say this as a doc who as a surgery resident ran a burn unit.)
  50. Thread: Ahmaud Arbery

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    Knowing what it's like to be confronted at...

    Knowing what it's like to be confronted at gunpoint--whether due to racism or anything else--is one thing. Living in a country where, because of your race, it is likely to happen repeatedly and...
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