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    Every economic system since mankind "advanced"...

    Every economic system since mankind "advanced" beyond subsistence agriculture has been evil.
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    We used to have 2 Irish setters. We drove down...

    We used to have 2 Irish setters. We drove down to my MIL's little place in Mexico--Puerto Penasco--and both dogs immediately rolled in a dead, decaying dolphin. We washed them as best we could and...
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    Excellent.

    Excellent.
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    Our cockapoo likes to eat the crotch out of my...

    Our cockapoo likes to eat the crotch out of my wife's underwear. Just the crotch. She loves to dive in the water to retrieve a flip flop--she puts labs to shame. Sometimes I see people trying to...
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    How does she not have black toenails?

    How does she not have black toenails?
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    I sent that one to my kid in Boston (who has...

    I sent that one to my kid in Boston (who has almost certainly already seen it).
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    fify (says the guy who had one, although I had no...

    fify (says the guy who had one, although I had no choice)

    open comminuted tib fib fractures often come with artery and nerve damage, depending on the level. That they fixed him with internal...
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    Might have to bring those guys back if the UFO's...

    Might have to bring those guys back if the UFO's keep buzzing planes.
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    as long as he's not a goalie.

    as long as he's not a goalie.
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    The emerging data on transmission is one more...

    The emerging data on transmission is one more complicating factor in deciding whether to delay the second shot, since no such data is available for one shot mRNA vaccines.
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    I don't know what his leg injuries are and what...

    I don't know what his leg injuries are and what the prospect for full recovery is, but the back surgery he had in January is worrisome I would think.
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    I still do. I either need a bigger TV or a...

    I still do. I either need a bigger TV or a better one or both. I watched a hockey game on my kid's TV and it was revelatory.
    Still, I have no interest in going back to the yellow chem trail...
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    I'm with smartyiak on this one--it may be legal...

    I'm with smartyiak on this one--it may be legal in a place like Boston to park in a spot someone else has shoveled. Doesn't make it right. Chances are that shoveled spot is where someone lives and...
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    Goldmember--I wouldn't think twice about your...

    Goldmember--I wouldn't think twice about your wife getting the shot in Idaho. Do it. She's medically eligible, that's all that matters. The idea is to vaccinate everyone in the country--the fact...
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    No.

    No.
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    Clueless. Not an asshole.

    Clueless. Not an asshole.
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    I'm 6' 180. I'm not strong. I don't ski fast. I...

    I'm 6' 180. I'm not strong. I don't ski fast. I have no trouble flexing a 130 boot because my leg is really, really long for my height--so long lever arm means I can apply enough force to flex the...
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    I have no problem with Marchand. Just glanced at...

    I have no problem with Marchand. Just glanced at the Bruins roster--haven't paid attention this season or last. Man, a lot of names gone. I guess no one else could tolerate Marchand though. I...
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    If you're such a good shot maybe volunteer at a...

    If you're such a good shot maybe volunteer at a vaccination clinic.
    I've heard that ammo might be hard to replace.
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    Partner of mine cut off both this guy's legs. On...

    Partner of mine cut off both this guy's legs. On one of his post op visits the guy brought in all his socks and long pj bottoms and left them.
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    My dear departed mother had a legitimate need for...

    My dear departed mother had a legitimate need for a handicap placard, but when I visited and she had me go into the bank for her while she sat in the car she insisted I park in the handicap spot. ...
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    I wonder how much J and J we'll actually...

    I wonder how much J and J we'll actually see--seems like a lot of the production might be headed for places without freezers.

    I should add that if the plan is to get everyone a second dose within...
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    I'm not in favor of one dose or two dose. Not in...

    I'm not in favor of one dose or two dose. Not in my job description. I'm in favor of whatever the experts decide. I'm just parsing the arguments.

    As I said before, the problem with going to...
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    Sacramento just installed a bunch of new metering...

    Sacramento just installed a bunch of new metering lights at the freeway end of the on ramps on Business 80 that are in use even when traffic is light. Getting up to freeway speed from a standing...
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    In most cases a long cylindrical object that loos...

    In most cases a long cylindrical object that loos like a cruise missile is a cruise missile.
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    Maybe the Genesis SUV has a rollover problem. ...

    Maybe the Genesis SUV has a rollover problem. New model apparently. Not good publicity.
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    Wait and see how you feel. Neither of my kids had...

    Wait and see how you feel. Neither of my kids had significant reactions after their second doses.

    Regarding vaccines and pregnancy--the CDC currently recommends that pregnant women get vaccinated...
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    I was swimming laps in my condo pool, paying...

    I was swimming laps in my condo pool, paying attention to the skimpy two piece swimsuit to my right and the body marginally contained with in it when I smacked head first into the end of the pool and...
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    Police "what are you doing with 2 tons of...

    Police "what are you doing with 2 tons of ammonium nitrate and fuel oil in the back of your truck?"
    Guy in Q t-shirt--"It's for a gender reveal party."
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    Yeah, I know the difference between a cairn put...

    Yeah, I know the difference between a cairn put there by a trail crew, a cairn put there by a citizen who thinks they know a better way (I kick those over), and a pile of rocks someone built for...
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    Why hate him--best goalie in the world at the...

    Why hate him--best goalie in the world at the time, can't help where he was born. Fetisov is still pissed that the Soviet coach pulled Tretiak at the end of the first period.
    Being from Detroit I...
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    Goalie, huh. So the mental illness is a family...

    Goalie, huh. So the mental illness is a family thing.

    I'm not a fan of chanting USA USA but not because I think someone will think I'm a MAGA. I just figure that when you're the biggest kid on...
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    Ha, that was the only one in that category I got...

    Ha, that was the only one in that category I got right. I'm really weak on the clues that involve word play.
    I like the new guy--more relaxed than Ken.
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    That's cool. She may be practicing to that on...

    That's cool. She may be practicing to that on you.
    BTW, speaking of rocks, not necessarily wives, what's with the recent passion for building piles of them all over the back country that have...
  35. The interesting calculation would be how many...

    The interesting calculation would be how many days it took to break even on a pass in the good old days, if anyone can find real numbers for day and pass prices--not what people think they remember. ...
  36. As long as it's cold enough at night it would be...

    As long as it's cold enough at night it would be a shame to lose Sherwood in the spring. To me the second best feature of AM, after the hikes, is that there is good skiing on all exposures, so you...
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    I'm guessing that if a vaccine is fully FDA...

    I'm guessing that if a vaccine is fully FDA approved while there are still significant cases it will be mandatory for HCW's with direct patient contact, although maybe not universally. They may give...
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    Collecting cool looking rocks, polishing them up,...

    Collecting cool looking rocks, polishing them up, that sort of thing is cool. Bringing home ordinary rocks that got thrown in the garden and never looked at again is another thing. But I do take...
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    And the parking lot.

    And the parking lot.
  40. Just watch out for the sneaky ropes in the Far...

    Just watch out for the sneaky ropes in the Far East maze.
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    Not my wife. She generally prefers that I carry...

    Not my wife. She generally prefers that I carry the rocks uphill, so she's rebuilding the mountains. Someday the Tahoe Sierra will rival the Himalaya.
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    Beating the Czechs, and beating the Finns in the...

    Beating the Czechs, and beating the Finns in the gold medal game were no small feats either. (I wonder how many people think the game against the USSR was for the medal.)
    If you get a chance--the...
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    Nice segment on pizza in Naples in the first...

    Nice segment on pizza in Naples in the first episode of Stanley Tucci's little TV series on Italy and food. Probably can find it online.
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    For those unfamiliar--he was a thoracic surgeon...

    For those unfamiliar--he was a thoracic surgeon who served on the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War, served with the Communists fighting the Japanese in WWII, died of sepsis after he cut...
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    Sticks? You guys are lucky. I picked my wife up...

    Sticks? You guys are lucky. I picked my wife up from the airport. One of her suitcases was extremely heavy. I asked her if she had rocks in it. She laughed. When it was opened at home, it was full...
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    Re ivermectin--draw your own conclusions...

    Re ivermectin--draw your own conclusions
    https://www.covid19treatmentguidelines.nih.gov/antiviral-therapy/ivermectin/
    most of the studies showed no benefit. One multicenter randomized trial showed...
  47. JS used to be good for a laugh or two, but after...

    JS used to be good for a laugh or two, but after 4 years of you know who that shtick has worn thin.
  48. See the driving in ski boots thread for helpful...

    See the driving in ski boots thread for helpful tips.

    Mechanics were working on Silvy, running it on and off. Does it mean anything? Wouldn't think there's enough snow.
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    I'm the gaper--skied into the empty maze at the...

    I'm the gaper--skied into the empty maze at the Far East lift at Squaw. The lane I chose took a hard left. I didn't. I was looking ahead and didn't see the rope. Wasn't going that fast. Took the...
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    Aha. Definitely not booger.

    Aha. Definitely not booger.
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