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    The marginal kWh comes from the most expensive...

    The marginal kWh comes from the most expensive source. Very fundamental macroeconomics. If you cut back demand by one kWh you'll burn that much less fossil fuel (*). It's not about whether all of it...
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    Economically stranded, though--totally not...

    Economically stranded, though--totally not generating money yet.



    So you're saying these BTC miners heading over from China are bringing their own power plants? Or are they moving to places...
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    Gear selector (park sensor) switch maybe? GL

    Gear selector (park sensor) switch maybe? GL
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    I didn't say you were the same, I said you both...

    I didn't say you were the same, I said you both created conditions that aren't actually needed for a Ponzi scheme. For example, if Madoff had traded five or six times it would still have been a Ponzi...
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    I know there are only about 4 of us that don't...

    I know there are only about 4 of us that don't have either PG or stalefish (or both) on ignore, but WTH. If you're going to argue about Ponzi schemes get your definition straight and stick to it.
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    Jooxmilk, keyboard milk, whatever it takes.

    Jooxmilk, keyboard milk, whatever it takes.
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    Just sarcasm. We can ban camping or fires or...

    Just sarcasm. We can ban camping or fires or dispersed shitting (pack it out) but banning the one that equates to public sleeping in order to reduce the other two is simpler. So, Murica.
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    The US was the greatest threat to the world for...

    The US was the greatest threat to the world for generating new variants and spreading them. That doesn't mean most US policy isn't selfish, but it does mean there was no need to be tortured about it....
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    Camping isn't the problem. Some campers bring...

    Camping isn't the problem. Some campers bring problems that could be addressed through education and specific (not to say nuanced) regulations.

    But regulating the right to close your eyes on...
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    So there's unthreadworthy and then there's...

    So there's unthreadworthy and then there's unworthy of unthreadworthy?
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    A fine summary of le TRG in 3 easy pages. ...

    A fine summary of le TRG in 3 easy pages.

    Seems like a lot of people were confused in 2014 about TBS consulting for a quasi-legal (but can't bank) MMJ business--is that just more obvious now?
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    Ha. I got a pair of the Jackson Chino "tailored...

    Ha. I got a pair of the Jackson Chino "tailored slim" fit in 30x32 that fit ok everywhere but the thighs. Tobacco color is not too far off of the Ethiopians you sent me last year. If you're into that...
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    "Overall, we rate Armstrong Economics Right...

    "Overall, we rate Armstrong Economics Right Biased through story selection and affiliation. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to the occasional promotion of conspiracy theories...."
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    Can you explain how they are coordinated after...

    Can you explain how they are coordinated after injection? Is that why they have to be magnetic?
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    That does sound less socially awkward. I was...

    That does sound less socially awkward. I was thinking I need to learn to take the surly look and passive aggressive comment as an invitation to talk about cancer. I don't like talking about cancer,...
  16. Did I miss what are you bringing for toys? Is...

    Did I miss what are you bringing for toys? Is there a kayak involved? While not as direct, heading further north in WA to get to Hwy 20 further east (Usk, Metaline Falls) starts that route along a...
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    Took a sudden jaunt into the desert to try to...

    Took a sudden jaunt into the desert to try to remember how to wake up before the sun. Seems effective, although the pics never do the colors any justice. Drove Satan's Washboard to get to these...
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    Looks like the mathing might be a little impacted...

    Looks like the mathing might be a little impacted up there, too.
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    Does this mean a couple of you guys are going to...

    Does this mean a couple of you guys are going to need to unload some 11-speed? My wife needs a SRAM (xD) cassette, something like 10-46 (+) if anyone is looking to clear out the parts bin after...
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    Or could the statement of fact be taken without...

    Or could the statement of fact be taken without assuming there's an accusation attached?
  21. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Most of the time the biggest reason to use the...

    Most of the time the biggest reason to use the "right" grease is to avoid mixing incompatible greases. Match the viscosity and maybe the temperature range and you will usually get similar...
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    Killer deal for free downloads on some movies...

    Killer deal for free downloads on some movies about this guy who skis on a snowboard that comes apart in two pieces, though, so that's kinda nice at least.
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    Many that live deserve death. And some that die...

    Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends. I have not...
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    I gotta give points for putting a live axle from...

    I gotta give points for putting a live axle from a bike in the mix. Seems just as live as any other, though I wouldn't have thought to count mine.

    But millennial? What is this now, a capital...
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    ...and what? Are you trying to decimate the...

    ...and what? Are you trying to decimate the dead? Why? Were those tenth the nicest of the damned?
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    That's just probabilities, man. It's like how...

    That's just probabilities, man. It's like how Benny is more likely to crash a Ferrari into the colosseum. Unlikely? Sure. But locals get more chances.
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    Thanks. The box end of a wrench seemed kinder...

    Thanks. The box end of a wrench seemed kinder than the other implements at hand, but it popped out right after I read that like I had rolled up to the mechanic with a formerly squeaky wheel.
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    Is there a trick to make it easier to pop the...

    Is there a trick to make it easier to pop the seals out of a Rockshox fork? Yari in this case, and SRAM says to use a "downhill tire lever" which they show as full metal. I'm trying a couple...
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    I just figured it had to be a joke since the...

    I just figured it had to be a joke since the first sentence claims it came from a 1981 book, the cover of which is shown to contain "1981-1986" and that's just too obvious not to laugh. But that...
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    Is it 2002 again? Obvious bullshit memes making a...

    Is it 2002 again? Obvious bullshit memes making a comeback, or is this how we will finally master time travel? Snopes has a lot more ads these days, and my joints don't feel as tight. Initial...
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    Our guess at what it takes to see "bodies in the...

    Our guess at what it takes to see "bodies in the streets" seems to vary. Where I live we have a lot of anti-vax/liberal/media non-conformist types. Cases have been up here even as they've been down...
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    I guess it's too late for it to be the...

    I guess it's too late for it to be the inoculation.
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    I'm pretty sure I never saw the website for...

    I'm pretty sure I never saw the website for Theranos, but Aytubio looks like it might have used the same template.
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    Being able to remove that and check it...

    Being able to remove that and check it periodically is a plus. If it grows much at all maybe worth drilling very small holes at the ends of the cracks and/or trying to bond it, but IDK if you gain...
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    Thanks for your perspective pano-dude. As a...

    Thanks for your perspective pano-dude. As a southern neighbor who wants to visit Canada I hope it helps to recognize that the other contagion is already on both sides of the border, too.

    Hell, if...
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    Let's just remember where we are for a minute....

    Let's just remember where we are for a minute. This is the TRG. Just because his argument can't support it doesn't mean he's not saying it. Faith is a choice and if he wasn't free to make that choice...
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    Zee Germans make a nice bar that goes by the name...

    Zee Germans make a nice bar that goes by the name of Syntace Vector.
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    Show us on the doll where theoretical physics...

    Show us on the doll where theoretical physics touched you.
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    Yup. Now cue the people who claim to have...

    Yup. Now cue the people who claim to have accepted this and built their argument on it. It seems like an attractive cudgel if you have someone you need to beat, even though, of course, there are...
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    Well said. Libertarian =/= anarchist asshole. My...

    Well said. Libertarian =/= anarchist asshole. My rights end where your nose (and sinus and lungs....) begins.
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    Many thanks to OP and all the contributors to the...

    Many thanks to OP and all the contributors to the impromptu group buy, whyturn in particular. Solid work there, sir.

    This place kicks ass!
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    That's a deal, wow. I called to ask if they would...

    That's a deal, wow. I called to ask if they would ship but of course that's a no.
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    Thanks whyturn! PMd

    Thanks whyturn! PMd
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    Different thread

    Different thread
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    Don't suppose beer money would entice a local to...

    Don't suppose beer money would entice a local to ship a pair?
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    Mostly, ok, but do you know which parts? I...

    Mostly, ok, but do you know which parts? I haven't had time to run down the references. Or, more accurately, I haven't made time because I don't think anyone who's seriously committed to "knowing"...
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    True, but the allegations about that lab's...

    True, but the allegations about that lab's protocols are that they wouldn't have been doing this research in level 4, just level 2 (because it wasn't SARS).

    I think the right answer is to assume...
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    Probable, but also unprovable: if they got a...

    Probable, but also unprovable: if they got a sample from anything but a human the lab could have had the first human case.
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    Thanks, that makes sense as far as I can follow....

    Thanks, that makes sense as far as I can follow. I can't say I see any of this bearing on the supposed question of lab vs. natural, although it does seem to make your point that it makes a really...
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    dramatic irony, metaphor, bathos, puns, parody,...

    dramatic irony, metaphor, bathos, puns, parody, litotes and satire

    I like a good hyperbolic understatement, myself, but the mastery of bathos isn't snowboarding. Hopefully the 400 years gets...
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