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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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    JUQDzj6R3p4

    JUQDzj6R3p4
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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...
  15. 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.
  18. Fuck Sci Hub. Don't support intellectual...

    Fuck Sci Hub. Don't support intellectual property theft--in Kazahkstan, China, the US, anywhere.
  19. 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 . . .
  20. 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.)
  24. 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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    My wife is the opposite of not fixing anything. ...

    My wife is the opposite of not fixing anything. She bought a prewired xmas tree--so heavy our weightlifting son can barely put it up -- for $5 from the thrift, laboriously took off the old...
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    Yeah, but how many [gangbangers were shot by...

    Yeah, but how many [gangbangers were shot by other gangbangers] [how many unarmed Black people were shot by police]? [pick only one]
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    My rule of thumb on minor wounds is to cover it...

    My rule of thumb on minor wounds is to cover it until it is no longer making a mess. When I cut myself it's usually in the kitchen or the wood shop--most people don't like blood in their food or...
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    The only one I've heard say that is you.

    The only one I've heard say that is you.
  29. But it's not even Junuary

    But it's not even Junuary
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    BTW Silvadene is a brand name of silver...

    BTW Silvadene is a brand name of silver sulfadiazine, often abbreviated as SSD. The generic should be cheaper. Don't use if allergic to sulfa.
    I don't know the current status re OTC vs Rx.
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    That helps a lot. Looks like some deep second,...

    That helps a lot. Looks like some deep second, maybe some third. Hard to tell without seeing in person and touching it. I think he should bite the bullet and see a doctor. Sorry. They may not...
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    I would definitely train for it. Maybe do Hardly...

    I would definitely train for it. Maybe do Hardly Strictly Bluegrass to get in shape. I haven't been in quite a while. But depends on how many of my favorite musicians are still alive when I do t.
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    The administration is urging boosters as the...

    The administration is urging boosters as the strategy against Omicron. Nobody knows yet whether that will work, or if it is necessary....
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    Going to an in-store Black Friday sale is on my...

    Going to an in-store Black Friday sale is on my bucket list. I have checked off xmas eve shopping.
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    RE open jaws--last time I did this it was no...

    RE open jaws--last time I did this it was no harder to book than a RT. You do want to book both legs in the same session so that they're linked in the carrier's system.
    When we were in Amsterdam...
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    Do NOT let it dry at night. Wounds heal best...

    Do NOT let it dry at night. Wounds heal best moist.



    Do you have a picture of the area where the skin melted away or are we looking at it. A picture of that area would help a lot.
    Given...
  37. Thread: Ask KQ Claus

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    I'm all for turning--obviously not just straight...

    I'm all for turning--obviously not just straight dowels but something with some shape.
    If you want to get fancy you could saw slits in the ends of the pegs and put wedges in from behind to get a...
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    spend it in Amsterdam. If you run out of things...

    spend it in Amsterdam. If you run out of things to see from Amsterdam there are plenty of day trips by train to do. If you happen to be there on May 27--King's Day--you won't regret it. Just don't...
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    well said

    well said
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    Oh, they were taught alright.

    Oh, they were taught alright.
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    Driving back from socal on I5, a fair number of...

    Driving back from socal on I5, a fair number of trucks. People get in the left lane to pass the trucks. Every single time there are a handful of people who pull out of the left lane, pass a car or...
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    Back when we still had yahoo email (and only...

    Back when we still had yahoo email (and only because Yahoo bought Prodigy) someone sent all our contacts the "help we're stranded in Europe" scam. What was interesting was seeing who thought it...
  43. Thread: Ahmaud Arbery

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    Yeti--so some Black and Latino people and Indians...

    Yeti--so some Black and Latino people and Indians are racists. That's no surprise to anyone. So what's your point?

    Since the pandemic, when I'm walking down the sidewalk people cross to the other...
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    Mine does that too. Does yours go to real estate...

    Mine does that too. Does yours go to real estate open houses? I had a real estate agent in my office and she looks at the picture of my wife on the bookcase and says "I know her! She's at every...
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    Fair enough. Legit gaper quote.

    Fair enough. Legit gaper quote.
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    (Sort of) on the subject--best airport hotels I...

    (Sort of) on the subject--best airport hotels I ever stayed at were at Mian Malpensa. One on arrival was a grand old building with a fabulous breakfast buffet, one on departure was a newer building...
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    Drove down I5 to Socal to spend Tgiving with our...

    Drove down I5 to Socal to spend Tgiving with our niece and family. On the way down we passed an RV hanging in the right lane with the left turn blinker on. About an hour later we stopped at a rest...
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    Who'd he say it to? Probably good advice for...

    Who'd he say it to? Probably good advice for someone taking a group lesson.
  49. Thread: Fuck Cancer

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    Yeah, all 3. As I alluded to before, in a...

    Yeah, all 3. As I alluded to before, in a not-as-shitty world patients would have a second visit scheduled at least a few days after the first. with more to follow as needed. Too much to absorb in...
  50. Sugar Bowl has delayed opening. No new date. I'm...

    Sugar Bowl has delayed opening. No new date. I'm sure we're all shocked.
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