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    This is the lamest complaint in this whole...

    This is the lamest complaint in this whole thread. I think of Jimmy Buffet as the ultimate mag lifestyle role model. Not much skiing in the islands, but so what? Attitude is everything.

    And,...
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    Am I too late to offer SC restaurant tips? ...

    Am I too late to offer SC restaurant tips?

    Vasilis is a great Greek place we used to go to all the time when we lived in the area. Great chicken kebabs and garlic bread.

    Right around the...
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    I was on a flight that had an engine fail on...

    I was on a flight that had an engine fail on takeoff. The engine sounded like a clothes dryer full of rocks when it went. We were a lot lower when it failed than the plane yesterday, and just...
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    If you are looking for something easy, temporary,...

    If you are looking for something easy, temporary, and fairly cheap, you could use kennel fence panels. Something like this:
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    Do we know that the picture isn’t flipped? Is...

    Do we know that the picture isn’t flipped?

    Is there a treadmill?
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    He was an actual DI in the Marines before he got...

    He was an actual DI in the Marines before he got the role in Full Metal Jacket. He was initially hired to just be a consultant on the film, but Kubrick decided to give him the role after he put...
  7. Thread: RIP tone capone

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    Damn shame.

    Damn shame.
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    Yeah, that would be better.

    Yeah, that would be better.
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    You guys trapped me once. Not again.

    You guys trapped me once. Not again.
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    Thermonuclear war.

    Thermonuclear war.
  11. Would you still have your teaching job in Maine...

    Would you still have your teaching job in Maine if you stayed there? Maybe stay there a couple more years, get certified, and then look at moving. Seattle is close to both the ocean and skiing.
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    A heck of a lot of old threads were resurrected,...

    A heck of a lot of old threads were resurrected, again.
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    Thanks for the explanation.

    Thanks for the explanation.
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    Thanks! Great show.

    Thanks! Great show.
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    My wife doesn’t like him, either. I guess he is...

    My wife doesn’t like him, either. I guess he is an acquired taste, or I should say, not to everyone’s taste.

    I always liked his comedy, and especially The Larry Sanders Show, which I think is...
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    Finished it last night. Good series. I was...

    Finished it last night. Good series. I was surprised how balanced it was, but I guess that’s what makes it good. You get to see the story from both sides.

    I was confused about the part at the...
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    Exactly.

    Exactly.
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    Ah, yeah, knew that didn’t look right, but spell...

    Ah, yeah, knew that didn’t look right, but spell check didn’t offer any help, and I’m lazy.
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    I think it is better to use props. I was working...

    I think it is better to use props. I was working for a company in California that had been bought by a Japanese company. One day the head guy flew in from Japan and held an all-hands meeting. He was...
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    ^^ Yeah, I was going to say, if work isn’t paying...

    ^^ Yeah, I was going to say, if work isn’t paying shit where you are, sometimes you have to move where the jobs are. That’s certainly why I ended up back in Texas.
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    Oh, just reread your OP. Guess you already tried...

    Oh, just reread your OP. Guess you already tried that.
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    I like the Tempur-neck pillow.

    I like the Tempur-neck pillow.
  23. Thread: THE MASTERS

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    I think the name “The Masters” has a double...

    I think the name “The Masters” has a double meaning that was just second nature at the time in the middle of plantation land in the old south. Bobby Jones initially resisted calling the tournament...
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  25. Thread: THE MASTERS

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    I’m actually with Justine on the Pinehurst...

    I’m actually with Justine on the Pinehurst incident. If I’m a caddie and spot unwanted relatives in the gallery whose presence is upsetting to my player, or at the very least a huge distraction, I’m...
  26. Thread: THE MASTERS

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    The parents weren’t booted at Augusta. It was at...

    The parents weren’t booted at Augusta. It was at Pinehurst a number of years ago.
  27. Thread: THE MASTERS

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    Well, OK, but I think the word “selfish” in that...

    Well, OK, but I think the word “selfish” in that quote is the key to what this is all about. Money.
  28. Thread: THE MASTERS

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    I think it is safe to say that no one outside the...

    I think it is safe to say that no one outside the family knows the full story. I think it is a credit to Reed that he stonewalls any discussion about it.
  29. Thread: THE MASTERS

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    And it wasn’t directed at Reed. Nike wanted all...

    And it wasn’t directed at Reed. Nike wanted all their golfers to use the same color scheme, which was pink on Sunday. It was to foster a “team” look. Tiger apparently just ignored it.
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    I wasn’t going to watch this, but now two...

    I wasn’t going to watch this, but now two episodes in, and hooked. Good that they are showing both sides of the story. Good series so far.
  31. Thread: THE MASTERS

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    Whether the guy is a dick or not, he played great...

    Whether the guy is a dick or not, he played great golf. I enjoyed watching him play. He started out shaky today, but then dug deep and righted the ship.
  32. Thread: THE MASTERS

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    I was surprised how low the prices were that you...

    I was surprised how low the prices were that you quoted here and before are. When I looked into it some years ago it was higher, but I guess that was back when Tiger was still winning, and the...
  33. Thread: THE MASTERS

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    Yeah, they not only have fans, but the greens...

    Yeah, they not only have fans, but the greens have webs of drainage pipes built into them hooked up to pumps. All they have to do is flip a switch to suck all the moisture out of the greens. ...
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  35. Thread: THE MASTERS

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    I had Rory as one of my original picks, but...

    I had Rory as one of my original picks, but really wouldn’t mind if Reed pulls it off. Enjoyed watching him play so far!
  36. Read some reviews that said the ACE system breaks...

    Read some reviews that said the ACE system breaks down a lot, and needs to be replaced every couple years at a cost of $1200? Had any problems with it yourself?
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    I killed a beaver once. It was messing up the...

    I killed a beaver once. It was messing up the intake to an irrigation ditch on my grandmothers ranch. It was probably illegal, which I now suspect is why my step-grandad sent me to do it rather than...
  38. Thread: Fuck Cancer

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    Seems like a good cause. My son had a friend...

    Seems like a good cause. My son had a friend with cancer in middle school. Lost his hair from the treatment. We moved, and I don’t know how that story ended, but it was heartbreaking to think...
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    Wow, tough to read. My son was in Merchant...

    Wow, tough to read. My son was in Merchant Marines, as well as several of my wife’s family. Luckily avoided any situation like that. Clearly the captains fault, but the pressure to keep to the...
  40. Thread: THE MASTERS

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    Hmm, VJ is -3 through 4 holes. Pretty good start.

    Hmm, VJ is -3 through 4 holes. Pretty good start.
  41. Thread: THE MASTERS

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    Are you guys watching coverage already? What...

    Are you guys watching coverage already? What for? Doesn’t start until tomorrow.
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    I just noticed that the tines of the plastic fork...

    I just noticed that the tines of the plastic fork I’m eating with in the cafeteria are broken off. And they are not on the plate.
  43. So, words like “delusional” should be avoided? ...

    So, words like “delusional” should be avoided? Got it.
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    Wow, and Micka is the same guy buried in that...

    Wow, and Micka is the same guy buried in that avalanche video a couple weeks ago. Good thing he didn’t die!
  45. Thread: Fuck Cancer

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    Thanks again, guys. I was walking around in a...

    Thanks again, guys. I was walking around in a daze for a couple weeks, but my heads OK now.

    Sorry to hear about your friend, Abraham.
  46. Thread: 2018 PGA Tour

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    CBS got busted several years ago for using fake...

    CBS got busted several years ago for using fake bird sounds in their broadcast. I wouldn’t be surprised if they are still doing it.
  47. I think you guys are delusional talking about...

    I think you guys are delusional talking about opening new resorts. I see the ski industry contracting much like the glaciers on Mt Rainer.

    Sounds like what is really needed are some Park and...
  48. Thread: 2018 PGA Tour

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    OK, I’m going out on a limb to say Tiger does not...

    OK, I’m going out on a limb to say Tiger does not win. But he’ll probably be somewhere near the top, maybe 10th place or so. Phil will be lucky to make the cut.

    Poulter goes down in flames. End...
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    Deer in the Bronx? Not how I picture the place...

    Deer in the Bronx? Not how I picture the place at all!
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    The gofundme is still up and people are still...

    The gofundme is still up and people are still donating.
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