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    University choice

    We got lucky is the short answer.

    School is emphasized in our house. A lot of reading to him & involving him in our conversations, but the kid demonstrated facility with numbers early. Depending...
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    I hope they at least drained the PPP program...

    I hope they at least drained the PPP program while they were at it ;)
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    She’s gonna be a 00x? Ambitious

    She’s gonna be a 00x?
    Ambitious
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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    You guys have a Rebuilding Center, or similar, near you?
    https://www.rebuildingcenter.org/what-we-sell
    Salvage windows etc
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    University choice

    Two friends’ kids are doing a gap year. One is doing his last year of HS in Uruguay as a language immersion program [he actually covered his credit reqts early so effectively had graduated]. The...
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    We put Marvin fiberglass w/ wood interior windows...

    We put Marvin fiberglass w/ wood interior windows in our house during our remodel. They hit a good value line.
    Unfortunately window timelines are absolute shit right now.
    Marvin’s wood line is 6mos...
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    Not cooking per se, just reheating, but with some...

    Not cooking per se, just reheating, but with some lemon garlic clarified butter…hmmmmm

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  8. Thread: Doggie stoke

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    You Steve?

    You Steve?
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    It should be the “Latin” motto on the TRG family...

    It should be the “Latin” motto on the TRG family crest
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    hubris demonstrated; hubris explored;...

    hubris demonstrated; hubris explored; self-awareness not achieved
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    jeldwen & sierra pacific have wood windows that...

    jeldwen & sierra pacific have wood windows that aren't an arm/leg
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    I'll cop to the privileged perspective re:...

    I'll cop to the privileged perspective re: education for education's sake too.
    It doesn't obviate the potential benefits of the idea, but it is certainly a luxury to think about it this way --...
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    [just seeing this 5mos later] Carrara marble in...

    [just seeing this 5mos later] Carrara marble in the back; quartzite in the front
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    atm, yes...so, places like mit, carnegie mellon...

    atm, yes...so, places like mit, carnegie mellon etc are off the radar

    that may change as we get thru the year...we'll see

    he's visited our undergrad, but not grad, unis
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    I should say the kid does have interests to put...

    I should say the kid does have interests to put on his CV beyond academics, but the comment paints a loose picture for the sake of general conversation here.




    To you & others above who...
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    no guarantees except that we have assholes in our...

    no guarantees except that we have assholes in our midst, just like any other group...
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    any evidence of recent movement? [ie, is it in a...

    any evidence of recent movement?
    [ie, is it in a "final" settled position? clearly the crack indicates some kind of movement]

    if it's not moving & hasn't in years
    and
    if it's not delivering...
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    Instead of using the binary “purity test”...

    Instead of using the binary “purity test” strategy of internet reading, maybe just lose the political filter when reading about health policy. You start with the presumption it’s political when the...
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    Sorry to hear your old guy is nearing his time....

    Sorry to hear your old guy is nearing his time. 15 is pretty solid.
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    yeah, i'm either really gullible or he just...

    yeah, i'm either really gullible
    or
    he just violated his oath to keep the benefits of elite education secret
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    wait, wut?

    wait, wut?
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    that's a hell of a perk

    that's a hell of a perk
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    i'm not going to re-litigate it my only...

    i'm not going to re-litigate it

    my only comment is that a ban should stick
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    i don't see education as a transactional step...

    i don't see education as a transactional step leading to a job, but part of the growth of an individual into a benefit to community

    at the same time, there really isn't a reason to come out of...
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    nope (& if you bother to look into my posting...

    nope (& if you bother to look into my posting history, you'll probably find i have been mostly supportive of bulltrout over the years)
    but she burned bridges repeatedly to achieve banned status
    i...
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    quite aside from discussions of misogyny or when...

    quite aside from discussions of misogyny or when joking isn't joking

    my question is: why is a formerly banned individual allowed to come back?
    sort of equates to not banned, no?
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    thx re: campus vibe -- that seems like a real...

    thx re: campus vibe -- that seems like a real portion of enjoying undergrad
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    he's been AP track just because that's what his...

    he's been AP track just because that's what his HS supports
    i'll read up & see if IB applies to him at this point
    thanks
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    i'll put that in front of him for his reference,...

    i'll put that in front of him for his reference, thanks
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    consider the medium tall (it may limit your...

    consider the medium tall
    (it may limit your color options, but seems like it might fit you better)
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    cool, thank you -- the comparison is enlightening

    cool, thank you -- the comparison is enlightening
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    congrats to your daughter on the NMS semifinalist...

    congrats to your daughter on the NMS semifinalist -- that's great
    PSAT is coming up here on Oct 10, so we'll see how he does re: nat'l merit scholar stuff

    I'm kind of in the OSU works for now...
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    our impression thus far is that out-of-state is...

    our impression thus far is that out-of-state is about as expensive as going private, depending on the private...sort of in the same order of magnitude anyway

    and rumor has it that small privates...
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    is Columbia's math profile any good?

    is Columbia's math profile any good?
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    he may be in local CC or uni next yr as a senior...

    he may be in local CC or uni next yr as a senior to do math not offered in HS

    i think he'd go to large state in lieu of CC only for opportunities offered
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    this resonates in such a fundamental way ...

    this resonates in such a fundamental way



    only issue is it's here, near mom/dad...lol
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    we will look for it, thx! have not seen that...

    we will look for it, thx!


    have not seen that before, we'll scope that out


    This is on the list too
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    will put those on the night reading list thank...

    will put those on the night reading list
    thank you!



    i put it in the OR thread, but we discovered OSU has a campus in Bend, 15mins from Bachelor. He lit up at that one, but, on further...
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    this actually came up last night he kind of...

    this actually came up last night
    he kind of winced at military...not sure it isn't a good idea tho...it checks some boxes
    [tho doesn't hit my "have a life" segment much if I'm understanding academy...
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    I’m gonna bump this one The kid is a junior...

    I’m gonna bump this one


    The kid is a junior this year so we’re talking about college

    for clarity, it’s me & mrs ::: ::: mostly, not the kid…he’s somewhat ambivalent for the moment…he is...
  41. MF, Steep Concrete, Deebased and Benny let me know if you are ever entering the 98118

    The icons show in the app, but not on the desktop
    (I’m no mod so it isn’t secret)
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    Lasting change? That’s overly optimistic [see...

    Lasting change? That’s overly optimistic [see Black Lives Matter]
  43. MF, Steep Concrete, Deebased and Benny let me know if you are ever entering the 98118

    And you are…?

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    A 19-post mod?
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    Vinyl - what’s wrong with it? Vinyl’s...

    Vinyl - what’s wrong with it?

    Vinyl’s environmental profile isn’t great.

    Weaker construction than other types, so smaller size options & poorer durability in harsh environments. Also limits...
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    wtf

    wtf
  46. it seems if they fly under the radar, then...well...

    it seems if they fly under the radar, then...well yeah

    but recent history seems to indicate they often have difficulty staying under the radar

    all you can do is hit the report button
    if enough...
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    just calling em as i see em balls & strikes

    just calling em as i see em
    balls & strikes
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    Things That Amuse You

    mtngrl79 is back & can’t help lecturing the menfolk on their lack of awareness re: women
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    The graph is a penis

    The graph is a penis
  50. at the sphincter traditionally

    at the sphincter traditionally
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