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    That's an awfully low bar.

    That's an awfully low bar.
  2. Thread: Wildlife

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    Awwww

    Awwww
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    In Sacramento brown lawn is a stattus symbol...

    In Sacramento brown lawn is a stattus symbol (although lower status than no lawn.) Not so much in the swankier suburbs like Granite Bay where they will gie up showering and flushing the toilet before...
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    Assuming you keep the ends of the boards off the...

    Assuming you keep the ends of the boards off the dirt. It's easy to ignore dirt building up against the bottoms of boards that used to be above grade.
    We built a fence with the boards on our side...
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    He mows the lawn and weed whacks in steel toed...

    He mows the lawn and weed whacks in steel toed boots and chaps. Then he doesn't have to change before he hits the bars.
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    Why don't they just flip the pillow over to cool...

    Why don't they just flip the pillow over to cool off?
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    Oh great, another excuse for Palisades not to get...

    Oh great, another excuse for Palisades not to get the lifts open.
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    They're fighting over which one gets to gore the...

    They're fighting over which one gets to gore the tourists.
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    I was watching a movie from 1933 where Greta...

    I was watching a movie from 1933 where Greta Garbo dresses in men's clothes and everyone mistakes her for a boy. No one is going mistake Garbo for a boy. She could be in a gorilla suit and people...
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    It is my policy to always open the window of any...

    It is my policy to always open the window of any room plumbers are working in, covid or no covid. Also turn on the exhaust fan.
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    Fuck my cyclist friend who messed up a perfectly...

    Fuck my cyclist friend who messed up a perfectly good car by crashing into it at 40 mph on a steep downgrade when the car made a left from the other side of the road directly in front of him. My...
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    Wouldn't it be the airline that assigns precheck...

    Wouldn't it be the airline that assigns precheck to family members of people with trusted traveler credentials, or to non-TT's for their return flights? The govt may issue the TT number but it's...
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    Reminds me of a new house I saw today with...

    Reminds me of a new house I saw today with intersecting roofs that will definitely cause an ice dam this winter, if it snows.
  14. I would think the airlines would hire anyone who...

    I would think the airlines would hire anyone who could fly even a paper airline these days.
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    IME the best tool for mixing concrete by hand is...

    IME the best tool for mixing concrete by hand is a mortar hoe.
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    Before I got GE I was prechecked on my return...

    Before I got GE I was prechecked on my return flight automatically, even though I wasn't on the outbound. That was at least 10 years ago so might have changed.
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    Hey, you shoulda labeled the thread NSFW (not...

    Hey, you shoulda labeled the thread NSFW (not safe for wife). Everything we own came from a thrift shop. To be fair Truckee has a pretty good one--especially for women's clothes. One of her better...
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    KQ's got the boys all riled up again.

    KQ's got the boys all riled up again.
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    Must have been pretty smashed after it hit the...

    Must have been pretty smashed after it hit the ground.
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    That would imply that there's minor league...

    That would imply that there's minor league pickleball.
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    In Sacto there are special limits for leaf...

    In Sacto there are special limits for leaf blowers--9-6 except 10-4 on Sunday. (Because Christians, I guess)
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    hdIXrF34Bz0
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    Who the hell gets McDonald's delivered?

    Who the hell gets McDonald's delivered?
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    Definitely 1). I like the stuff where you pour...

    Definitely 1). I like the stuff where you pour dry mix in the hole around the post, then add water. I don't think I'd use it for a footing for a 20 story building but strong enough for a fence. ...
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    Yeah. Loads a mite slow.

    Yeah. Loads a mite slow.
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    Every one is different. Cleo got a poke in the...

    Every one is different. Cleo got a poke in the butt and drifted off to unconsciousness. They took her into another room to finish. Our cocker was put down at a private vet--same procedure with the...
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    We're talking about a country that used to arrest...

    We're talking about a country that used to arrest people for smuggling used blue jeans.
  28. A couple of years ago Moonshine did a piece...

    A couple of years ago Moonshine did a piece showing all the developments that had been approved by Placer County and Truckee with requirements for workforce housiing and how many had been completed...
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    Wherever she is I doubt she's resting. Thanks...

    Wherever she is I doubt she's resting.
    Thanks all of you for the vibes.

    We used to have Irish setters. I took one of them to the city animal shelter to be disposed of after she died at home. ...
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    I hope those assholes get their faces bitten off...

    I hope those assholes get their faces bitten off the next time they try that.
  31. Thread: Stoner Moves

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    I have one on my garage that doesn't need...

    I have one on my garage that doesn't need batteries. I still have to remember the combination, but it's my wife's birthday. If I change wives I'll change the combo.
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    brace them in 2 directions 90 degrees to each...

    brace them in 2 directions 90 degrees to each other as you would with wood posts. Attach the braces to the posts with clamps. Use a pieces of wood under the far sides of the clamps to avoid...
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    How do they buckle their seatbelts?

    How do they buckle their seatbelts?
  34. Thread: Stoner Moves

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    All my doors have deadbolts--no way to lock...

    All my doors have deadbolts--no way to lock myself out unless I lose my keys. Of course keys can be lost.
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    How do you feel about professional beer pong?...

    How do you feel about professional beer pong?
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Series_of_Beer_Pong
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    There's nothing new about Americans being held...

    There's nothing new about Americans being held hostage--it started from the first days we were a country. That's where the "shores of Tripoli" in the Marine Hymn comes from. When you're as...
  37. Thread: Stoner Moves

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    Our contractor told me never leave a hammer on...

    Our contractor told me never leave a hammer on the top of a step ladder. Sometimes I forget.
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    Maybe something contagious. We probably have...

    Maybe something contagious. We probably have some smallpox hanging around in a bunker somewhere. (Or does Russia still vaccinate for smallpox so that they can use their stash of smallpox?)
  39. Thread: Stoner Moves

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    Damn, he's playing a little club in Sacramento in...

    Damn, he's playing a little club in Sacramento in Oct. Gotta catch that.
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    Ran into a friend in Rome--he was killing a few...

    Ran into a friend in Rome--he was killing a few days waiting for a new passport, etc to replace the documents he left on the roof of the rental car. Is wife didn't bother waiting for him. Funny...
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    The original owners of our 30's house covered the...

    The original owners of our 30's house covered the builder's wood floors--oak with walnut details--with wall to wall. We pulled the carpet when we bought the house in 1984 and found the floors in...
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    On an unfunny note--a guy driving a golf cart on...

    On an unfunny note--a guy driving a golf cart on the major road around Lake Tahoe was rearended and killed a week ago.
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    Lot of people selling community property that's...

    Lot of people selling community property that's not going to be community property for long. Sticking it to the soon to be ex is worth it to some people, even if it means taking a hit themselves.
  44. No more free tickets, You got out in time. (They...

    No more free tickets, You got out in time. (They do sell a very cheap Palisades only pass to military.)
    About all those sorties--I recall that one reason the US won at Midway was how quickly they...
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    Cleo was a stereotypical yapper, until she went...

    Cleo was a stereotypical yapper, until she went deaf about a year ago and stopped barking. Sometimes she would bark to be let back into the house. Sometimes she just waited. She even stopped...
  46. I landed on a carrier deck on the flight...

    I landed on a carrier deck on the flight simulator* in the DC Air and Space Museum. It wasn't that hard. I don't see what's so scary about it.

    *Not a real flight simulator either. More like a...
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    My cousin loved to water ski and his family has a...

    My cousin loved to water ski and his family has a iittle cottage and a boat on a lake outside Detroit. When I'd come for the weekend when he and I were in grad school, more often than not the...
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    What about Santa Anas? (While the air mass in not...

    What about Santa Anas? (While the air mass in not particularly hot, the high downslope winds heat the air by compressing it.)
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    If Putin wants an international arms trafficker,...

    If Putin wants an international arms trafficker, send him the guy that owns Daniel Defense.

    Bout has served 10 of 25 and is do for release in about 7--nobody serves the full sentence. If he...
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    Depends. If the purpose of the wind turbines is...

    Depends. If the purpose of the wind turbines is to meet peak demand, then yeah. If the idea is to generate base demand then the siting makes sense.
    But on one gets attention for their blog saying...
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