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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...
  7. 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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    Unless Collinsworth or Romo is doing commentary I...

    Unless Collinsworth or Romo is doing commentary I fast forward between plays unless they're going no huddle or there's an interesting play I want to see replayed. Nothing to be gained listening to...
  9. The city installed smart meters in the sidewalk....

    The city installed smart meters in the sidewalk. Ours and the neighbor's were right next to each other. I started looking at our water use on line and it looked like we were watering our lawn every...
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    The study doesn't say anything about survival,...

    The study doesn't say anything about survival, just case and hospitalization rates.
    The study includes people who had completed 2 doses. Doesn't differentiate people who had 3.
    The group with the...
  11. Thread: NFL 2021/2022

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    After generally playing like shit all season,...

    After generally playing like shit all season, 9ers secondary played great after the first GB drive. It does help when you can rush the passer with 4. Too bad the story this morning is all about...
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    So I made espresso with the Ethiopian beans my...

    So I made espresso with the Ethiopian beans my son brought back--he actually got them in Djibouti. I haven't tried roasting the Yemeni beans yet. He confirmed they are unroasted beans--the only...
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    A little different. With liver tx the results...

    A little different. With liver tx the results are poor in active alcoholics. Recovered alcoholics don't go to the end of the line. With Paxlovid presumably the unvaccinated person would benefit at...
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    Maybe like the movie Papillon. We refuse...

    Maybe like the movie Papillon.



    We refuse care--other than the most basic emergency care--to people all the time, for lack of money and insurance.
    More to the point--it's one thing to say...
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    I had one of those stolen from my car a couple of...

    I had one of those stolen from my car a couple of years ago. I had no idea there was still a demand for those on the black market.
    My phone does OK because I would rather get lost and die of...
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    I've never stood in a starting gate but I've had...

    I've never stood in a starting gate but I've had exactly the same thought standing at the top of an average bump run (the first thought, not the "I'm the best skier on the mountain" thought).
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    I was on the WROD one year and there was a guy...

    I was on the WROD one year and there was a guy skiing spats. And he was easily the best skier on the mountain. Before that day I didn't realize it was possible to ski ironically.
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    That's nice. When our first son was small we...

    That's nice.
    When our first son was small we left him every day for a week with a baby sitter at Alpine Meadows. Her daughter became an Olynpian--Alpine events. She DNF'd all her events. Hope...
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    It's not exactly new. The Catholic Church...

    It's not exactly new. The Catholic Church started covering up genitalia in the 16th Century, although boobs and butts were still OK, and excommunication was reserved for scientists, not artists....
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    States are receiving extremely limited supplies...

    States are receiving extremely limited supplies of the antiviral combination drug Paxlovid, which is 80% effective in preventing hospitalization if given within 5 days of symptoms to people with mild...
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    I've been pretty happy with the adaptive cruise...

    I've been pretty happy with the adaptive cruise control and lane assist in my 4ester. Once in a while it slows on a curve because of a car in the next lane but it's gentle. The lane assist is...
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    If you can't find Squaw stickers at least you...

    If you can't find Squaw stickers at least you could sport an "Unofficial Alpine" sticker, available on the web site.
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    When we were in Ecuador we were told that the...

    When we were in Ecuador we were told that the bananas they send to the US are the worst variety. They eat a lot of bananas in Ecuador--lots of varieties but they won't eat the ones they send us.
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    CDC has published clinical data on the...

    CDC has published clinical data on the effectiveness of boosters against Delta and Omicron
    https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/71/wr/mm7104e3.htm?s_cid=mm7104e3_w

    VE was significantly higher among...
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    --40F = --40C. I learned that skiing the VB....

    --40F = --40C. I learned that skiing the VB. (But it was mostly wind chill, which is BS, because I wasn't skiing naked.)
  26. Is "dreck" ok.

    Is "dreck" ok.
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    I had first and 3rd generation versions. My...

    I had first and 3rd generation versions. My subarus are better on snow covered paved roads, getting up slippery steep driveways etc. The 4Runners had a tendency to fishtail on dry pavement. I...
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    The problem with people getting over covid at...

    The problem with people getting over covid at home is that the best drugs--if you can get them--require treating before you get very sick. At least that was the case before omicron. And the reality...
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    HCW's who are exposed to covid patients every...

    HCW's who are exposed to covid patients every day--how often do you suppose they are tested?
    At this point it makes little sense to test everyone who is exposed unless they become...
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    While I wouldn't begin to compare the US health...

    While I wouldn't begin to compare the US health care "system" to those of other modern industrialized nations, their health care systems are buckling under the cost and the case loads as well. But...
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    Yeah but could someone please explain it with an...

    Yeah but could someone please explain it with an aircraft analogy?
  32. Thread: Neighbors...

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    The only way to deal with asshole neighbors is to...

    The only way to deal with asshole neighbors is to be the asshole neighbor.
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    I am not remotely in the same league as Mofro and...

    I am not remotely in the same league as Mofro and Summit science-wise and don't belong in the same sentence.

    You do have a point that some people will be suspicious of an omicron vaccine because...
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    Young woman with her friends on the chair in...

    Young woman with her friends on the chair in front of us forgot to get off. Took a while for the lift op to get her off and out of the way and the chair started while we enjoyed the lovely 30mph...
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    Then you probably wouldn't like an (uofficial) OV...

    Then you probably wouldn't like an (uofficial) OV Team Tie Dye t shirt, but they wouldn't let you have one anyway.
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    Big Sky Patrol sells nice shirts.

    Big Sky Patrol sells nice shirts.
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    Patrol has some nice t shirts for sale at the top...

    Patrol has some nice t shirts for sale at the top of Sherwood.
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    As far as what Gov Murphy says--that's no...

    As far as what Gov Murphy says--that's no surprise. It has been widely reported that many of the hospital cases of covid were asymptomatic patients admitted for something else. These go into covid...
  39. Young goat thought the skiing was good in...

    Young goat thought the skiing was good in Idiot's, Palisades, Our Father, and Pete's--edgeable chalk. We both thought SF of Sherwood was good--scratchy corn. Mrs Young Goat has only skied a few times...
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    Wiping out a disease with a vaccine has only been...

    Wiping out a disease with a vaccine has only been accomplished once--smallpox. The world is close on polio but may never get there. All the other diseases we vaccinate for are still endemic, still...
  41. That was my comment as well--limit the total...

    That was my comment as well--limit the total nights (not the restaurant). Absentee landlord STR's are an abomination. Completely antithetical to the original intent of the concept.
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    I heard they got a big order from North Korea

    I heard they got a big order from North Korea
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    We were up in Plumas County during the Dixie fire...

    We were up in Plumas County during the Dixie fire and kept getting alerts for evacuations with the names of roads that meant nothing to us. We were in the south of the very large county, the...
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    Saw a picture on one of the news sites this...

    Saw a picture on one of the news sites this morning of water up to the door handles of some van in a Santa Cruz parking lot. Can't find it now.
    #vanlifematters
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    That sounds legit--blood clot in the penile...

    That sounds legit--blood clot in the penile artery. Given that small vessel blood clots that have been seen with covid, not surprising.

    My son says of his 16 recent trauma admits (Las Vegas) 12...
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    Driving back from Reno, we went through an open...

    Driving back from Reno, we went through an open (green light) lane at the agricultural inspection station. Instead of inspector in the booth there was a sign said "Hiring".
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    One thing I can say about the Tahoe storms of...

    One thing I can say about the Tahoe storms of December--the finest igloo and snow cave snow I have ever seen. Providing you have the tools or are very patient.
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    The "Ler's go Brandon" of the intelligent is...

    The "Ler's go Brandon" of the intelligent is "What a Moron". Thinking about making up some T shirts, but should I spell it Moran instead?
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    A nice piece in the NYT arguing that CDC and FDA...

    A nice piece in the NYT arguing that CDC and FDA have been using a medical standard (first do no harm, only the welfare of the individual patient matters) when they should be using an epidemiological...
  50. Thread: Fuck Cancer

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    Sorry about your FIL. I'm glad to hear there's...

    Sorry about your FIL. I'm glad to hear there's treatment that some good--not enough of course--for advanced esophageal Ca. That wasn't the case not too long ago. Glad he got a little more good...
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