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    Paul Maurice said the ice was bad in MSG, much...

    Paul Maurice said the ice was bad in MSG, much better in Florida last night.
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    Take the speed cameras serriously. Our GPS...

    Take the speed cameras serriously. Our GPS alerted us to them but we ignored the warnings and got a couple of charges for speeding tickets after we got home. The rental car company just charged our...
  3. Artificial intelligence comes to TGR. Seems like...

    Artificial intelligence comes to TGR. Seems like a good thing, given the lack of the natural kind around here.
  4. Our teenagers made themselves unwelcome months...

    Our teenagers made themselves unwelcome months before it was time for them to leave home. It eased the empty nest syndrome a lot. I imagine the same thing is going on with TGR--when they shut it...
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    Endless shrimp. Endless greed. Same thing, only...

    Endless shrimp. Endless greed. Same thing, only difference is social class.
  6. That there should be a lift operator able to stop...

    That there should be a lift operator able to stop a lift in an emergency seems like a no brainer. I have seen lift ops do this multiple times. People will still fall off of lifts and hurt...
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    Henrik said Bobrovsky is vulnerable high. Like...

    Henrik said Bobrovsky is vulnerable high. Like every modern goalie I suppose. BTW Lundqvist is the only hockey player who looks like they belong in a suit. One of the funniest sights in sports is...
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    My ISP wants to charge 15/m for "premium" tech...

    My ISP wants to charge 15/m for "premium" tech support. This for internet that has been out multiple times the last few days, probably because it can't handle the holdiay crowds in the Truckee area....
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    It doesn't make sense that drawing blood, no...

    It doesn't make sense that drawing blood, no matter how minor, draws a double minor while damaging someone's brain is minor, if it's called at all. I say that as someone who had their nose broken by...
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    How was Kulikov;s hit on Wennberg not a major? ...

    How was Kulikov;s hit on Wennberg not a major? The explanation was that hitting the head isn't a penalty if it's part of a hit on the whole body. How to do you check someone in the head without...
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    This cop is in the running for Trump's running...

    This cop is in the running for Trump's running mate
    https://wapo.st/3wCURYg
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    Watching the Masters Tourny--some of them seem to...

    Watching the Masters Tourny--some of them seem to have had enough of Jeopardy. James, Matt, Amy--their hearts didn't seem to be into it. My favorite won.
    ABY (Anybody but Yogesh.)
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    Tells you all you need to know about playing the...

    Tells you all you need to know about playing the bass. OTOH bass players never want for work.
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    I think it's an Epoch, but we won't quibble about...

    I think it's an Epoch, but we won't quibble about it.
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    If we ever sell I plan a very thorough...

    If we ever sell I plan a very thorough disclosure--leave nothing for the buyer's inspector to find to knock the price down after we accept their offer. Asbestos, lead, knob and tube, not to code...
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    Coffins never made much sense to me. I guess if...

    Coffins never made much sense to me. I guess if you have to ship a body home, but otherwise dig hole, put body in hole, put the dirt back. Plant a tree if you like.
    Or bury me with my prized...
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    IME as a DIYer who doesn't know what he doesn't...

    IME as a DIYer who doesn't know what he doesn't know, you only have to be to code in places a fat, old, lazy inspector can get to easily. At least in Sacramento. In Truckee the inspectors are more...
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    Looks like it would be tough for the pallbearers.

    Looks like it would be tough for the pallbearers.
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    I was taught that the Yanomani of Brazil shit 5...

    I was taught that the Yanomani of Brazil shit 5 times per day, due to their mostly low value vegetablie diet. I cannot verify.
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    Mine is HDMI. I still use it occasionally. ...

    Mine is HDMI. I still use it occasionally. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. The other fancier one I have is great.
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    For the constipated they should play Godzilla...

    For the constipated they should play Godzilla movies to scare the shit out of them.
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    FIFY

    FIFY
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    Sorry the AV's are out. MacKinnon is the most...

    Sorry the AV's are out. MacKinnon is the most entertaining player in the league. He's Mc David + heart. Will Landeskog ever play again?
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    I can remember when a 32 in TV was massive. We...

    I can remember when a 32 in TV was massive.

    We like our Rokus for our older TV's. One of them is an older stick model that is sometimes too slow but it looks like that one is discontinued.

    We...
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    Donald? Puntuation matters

    Donald?

    Puntuation matters
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    Skifishbum lives!!

    Skifishbum lives!!
  27. That there is anything is a miracle. Therefore...

    That there is anything is a miracle. Therefore everything is a miracle. Now the Pope can take a nap.
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    Only if their adults. (I read an op ed today...

    Only if their adults.

    (I read an op ed today advocaing doing away with apostrophes and using and using your and there for you're and they're and making their and there interchangeable, reasoning...
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    A fair amount of irony as well--people on social...

    A fair amount of irony as well--people on social media blasting a guy social media made rich.
  30. Mohammed, or maybe Brent Burns

    Mohammed, or maybe Brent Burns
  31. I haven't finished this article yet, but the...

    I haven't finished this article yet, but the thesis seems to be that religious belief, like the belief in conspiracy theories or flat earth, is symbolic, in that most people don't actually act on...
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    I fall over unpredictably, not when I'm turning...

    I fall over unpredictably, not when I'm turning or on steeper runs, but on innocuous traverses. Combination of poor balance/failing inner ear/occasional vertigo and no feeling in my feet due to...
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    If we're talking about renaissance humans I offer...

    If we're talking about renaissance humans I offer the examples of Moe Berg and Hedy Lamarr. But Freuchen is in a league of his own.
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    How do real cantinas do it?

    How do real cantinas do it?
  35. Thread: Niceholes

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    So if you stop for me when I'm standing at a...

    So if you stop for me when I'm standing at a crosswalk well back from the curb waiting for traffic to clear, are you a) a nicehole, or b) an asshole hoping I'll be run down by a car coming from the...
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    Yeah I forgot, it just for owners. It's...

    Yeah I forgot, it just for owners. It's preferred parking that anyone can buy.
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    California is full of people who learned to drive...

    California is full of people who learned to drive in the snow by watching TV ads for SUV.s


    Cheesecake was the only thiing my mother could bake so that's what I got on my birthday. Fortunately I...
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    Sugar Bowl has had priority lift lines for a fee...

    Sugar Bowl has had priority lift lines for a fee for years. No one seems to mind, probably because lines aren't usually a problem.
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    The best thing that ever happened in Truckee is...

    The best thing that ever happened in Truckee is when they replaced the 4 way stop sign 10 total lane Donner Lake intersection with a one lane roundabout. You still have to wonder if you're going...
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    What else would you wear under your codpiece?

    What else would you wear under your codpiece?
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    Guy I know had a job in the Tahoe area as a full...

    Guy I know had a job in the Tahoe area as a full time handyman for a rich guy, mainly fixing the five-figure Japanese toilets. And these were before toilets were smart. The history of civilization...
  42. On the subject of DPOA--I would suggest, as a...

    On the subject of DPOA--I would suggest, as a doctor not a lawyer--to not count on a DPOA for Health Care. Do your spouse, partner, or whoever a favor and spell out your wishes clearly in writing. ...
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    This discussion is moot. My wife went to Costco...

    This discussion is moot. My wife went to Costco today. There is nothing left.
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    Now I need to convince her she needs a Mac.

    Now I need to convince her she needs a Mac.
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    There was a guy at the VA hospital who jumped out...

    There was a guy at the VA hospital who jumped out of bed, stood at attention and saluted every morning when we came around on rounds. I hope he knew WWII was over.
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    There's a discussion about the Palisades parking...

    There's a discussion about the Palisades parking system in the current Moonshine Ink--available online. Needless to say the Palisades rep says it was a great success. The customer not so much. No...
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    Some amazing plays in the Avs-Stars game last...

    Some amazing plays in the Avs-Stars game last night on both sides. The AVs goal middle of the 2nd especially. The best game I've watched in Round 2, if you like skilz. Too bad for you East coast...
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    One of the reasons our marriage survives is that...

    One of the reasons our marriage survives is that she has an iphone and I have an android. I spend enough time as it is straightening out her computer messes. At least I can plead ignorance about her...
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    There was a segment on PBS Nature recently about...

    There was a segment on PBS Nature recently about 399. The scene makes a Saturday pow day at Olympic Valley look serene. If Biden were to drop a bomb it would raise the average intelligence of the...
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    We needed a new silverware tray. My wife got one...

    We needed a new silverware tray. My wife got one that's a mirror image of the old one so all the silverware is in the wrong place. I can't cope.
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