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    My reply was completely specific to that post and...

    My reply was completely specific to that post and he's just doubling down by hoping people will re-read while he does not read for the first time.

    Is it really possible not to understand that the...
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    Where is that popcorn?

    Where is that popcorn?
  3. Thread: RBG is dead

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    FIFY

    FIFY
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    Did you not understand this to mean that it was...

    Did you not understand this to mean that it was done while questioning a "witness?" How would that not be job-related?
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    I've been a libertarian for at least 3 decades. I...

    I've been a libertarian for at least 3 decades. I get freedom. "Freedom" to harm others is the philosophy of the anarcho-nihilist. Fuck that noise.
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    IAoNAL, but is that not the definition of...

    IAoNAL, but is that not the definition of slander/libel? Do cops get qualified immunity for that, too?


    Also this:
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    I think I'm starting to get this. Most people see...

    I think I'm starting to get this. Most people see the risk of becoming a factory for a deadly virus and thus becoming a risk to others. We all expect the risk of getting it (and becoming a factory)...
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    It's not October yet. IT'S NOT OCTOBER YET!!!

    It's not October yet. IT'S NOT OCTOBER YET!!!
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    Thanks for reminding us that the long game is not...

    Thanks for reminding us that the long game is not the short game.
  10. Thread: The worst car

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    I'm sure my dad met several people of pillipeR's...

    I'm sure my dad met several people of pillipeR's persuasion. And unfortunately brought a few others along to it, as well. It did have some good points: it was light, which made it was easier to push....
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    Thank you for asking. No, that is not what I...

    Thank you for asking. No, that is not what I would advocate. If it was up to me people would stop denying reality. Stop claiming that police, who are legally and procedurally encouraged to lie, and...
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    QFT. So the genius of the Brady list is that,...

    QFT. So the genius of the Brady list is that, given Frazier and its children, we now have a tool to force cops to get witnesses to lie on their behalf and keep their own record clean. Think of the...
  13. Thread: RBG is dead

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    I think it's meant to be read poetically. Let's...

    I think it's meant to be read poetically. Let's see if I can adjust it a little from the original:

    50% are god fearing, mouth breathing

    Heathens, every last one of them


    I like its rhythm...
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    Yeah, sorry, I got that. In fact, one of the more...

    Yeah, sorry, I got that. In fact, one of the more curious things about that conversation to me has always been the total acceptance that the challenges of reconstruction (50 years on, by then) were...
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    There's a difference?

    There's a difference?
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    Good point, that should make it substantially...

    Good point, that should make it substantially easier. I always envisioned sliding sideboard-first into a ditch and flipping it real nice on the other side, but conveniently-located bomb holes make...
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    Doesn't it? I mean it's a shitbox shod with...

    Doesn't it? I mean it's a shitbox shod with unevenly inflated, half-bald bias-plies somehow generating enough lateral traction to touch the ground. I'm envisioning a really strong roof rack loaded...
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    You are correct, although my dad was pretty close...

    You are correct, although my dad was pretty close with the one Frenchman who married into the extended family. He and his wife raised their kids speaking French at home, but I don't believe they...
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    Checks out. Everyone but Trump is a liar,...

    Checks out.

    Everyone but Trump is a liar,
    Therefore I don't believe the numbers,
    Therefore he's a liar.
  20. As he probably should. I tried to reproduce it...

    As he probably should. I tried to reproduce it this morning (minus the beans I finished off yesterday) and it did not turn out well. My wife thinks it's fine, but she adds creamer before she tastes...
  21. Thread: NFL 2020/2021

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    You see the words "outside of that" before you...

    You see the words "outside of that" before you deleted them from the quote? If the Seattle coaches know how to manage the clock when they have more than a 3 point lead in the last 3 minutes and 60...
  22. +1 Also, what's the story with single origin...

    +1

    Also, what's the story with single origin vs. blends? Is single just more distinctive or is there some other reason it should be better?

    I'd guess you'd have to roast a single type at a...
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    Last drive should never have happened. 3rd and 1...

    Last drive should never have happened. 3rd and 1 choice to throw a "dagger" that would not have ended the game even with a TD (while keeping the ball would have) is the clearest example I can...
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    You guys nailed the main reasons, but there's...

    You guys nailed the main reasons, but there's also a combination of sunk-cost and "the devil you know" that makes it a moving target as to whether this was a logical use of resources or just a...
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    That car and it's mid-engined brother were...

    That car and it's mid-engined brother were objects of longing in my family. They seemed awesome but obtainable in a way that something more reliable, like a Pinto or a Vega, just never was.
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    My mom hated the Le Car, too, but my dad thought...

    My mom hated the Le Car, too, but my dad thought it was great. Something about the fuel economy and outrageous caster angle on the front wheels made him grin ear to ear right up until it was totalled...
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    Bots can do math, though. There's a certain...

    Bots can do math, though. There's a certain similarity to the discussion of our sitting president up thread.
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    Nice to see Renault finally getting some love in...

    Nice to see Renault finally getting some love in this thread. Anyone who thinks Japanese trucks and Chevy Citations deserve any mention here obviously never shared the back seat of a Le Car with 3...
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    I don't think that's a disagreement. Your...

    I don't think that's a disagreement. Your description was once referred to as belonging to a "loyal opposition." It's still loyalty, heightened and personified, to oppose the improper actions of...
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    Mr. Clemens was underappreciated in his day but...

    Mr. Clemens was underappreciated in his day but so much more now.
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    I think I've landed on the idea that too many...

    I think I've landed on the idea that too many people belong to parties that put party over country. That simple. Justified through the nonsensical belief that the "other" side is doing the same, but...
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    Literally (allegedly? do we need to say that?)...

    Literally (allegedly? do we need to say that?) because it was a problem in states with Democratic governors. I believe the article you're looking for is here:
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    That's a solid example. Another like it that's a...

    That's a solid example. Another like it that's a bit more likely for the average citizen:

    https://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-9th-circuit/1730709.html

    There are probably hundreds of thousands if not...
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    Lulz. The Brady lists were discussed in the...

    Lulz. The Brady lists were discussed in the police thread before it was moved to bullfighting and back. Specifically, the abhorrent level at which they were (not) implemented. But now that 2020 is...
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    Edge is chrome. Firefox, Opera....

    Edge is chrome. Firefox, Opera....
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    I just wanted to thank you again for this...

    I just wanted to thank you again for this incredible display. Solid midweek entertainment.

    Where is Creaky Fossil now, anyway?
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    QFT. We're as fucked as we decide to be. RIP...

    QFT. We're as fucked as we decide to be.

    RIP to one hell of a fighter.
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    So "dox" evidently means the same when applied to...

    So "dox" evidently means the same when applied to online aliases as when it's applied to real-world identities. Mind: blown.
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    The relevance of where it came from is obviously...

    The relevance of where it came from is obviously super critical. Because lying about it is Churchillian, so it must have happened because we were at war. And no war-time president has ever...
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    No argument there

    No argument there
  41. I'm just here to post in this important thread....

    I'm just here to post in this important thread. Which I fully expect to eclipse that thread about football sadness within the week.

    Go Hawks. But good luck, Cleveland.
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    Damn. Hope that's not this. Good luck!

    Damn. Hope that's not this. Good luck!
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    That's catchy. Could make $37 seem like random...

    That's catchy. Could make $37 seem like random lunch money.
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    Fair point that releasing tapes in February...

    Fair point that releasing tapes in February wouldn't have done anything. Lots of months between April and September, though. If, for example, he releases them in time for the citizens of Sturgis to...
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    Reprap has a few variants out there. The...

    Reprap has a few variants out there. The Bridgeport is probably closer, but I bet you could technically make a lot more 3D printer parts on a 3D printer than is actually practical--gears are really...
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    That's where I'm skeptical. I'm more convinced...

    That's where I'm skeptical. I'm more convinced that no minds will be changed by this politically than that no minds can be changed about the virus. The more politically entrenched people are the...
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    Can you clarify this? Are you saying it's safer...

    Can you clarify this? Are you saying it's safer than other cars or safer than when the autopilot is on?

    If Tesla is making safer cars that's going to alter a bunch of stuff in the stats, I would...
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    Who were you quoting here? Someone not made of...

    Who were you quoting here? Someone not made of straw?
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    The irony of an independent calling an...

    The irony of an independent calling an independent a lib is pretty good, too.

    I'm sorry, I should have given you more credit--in retrospect you were obviously going for a strawman who thinks in...
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    No need to split hairs over it, I'm just trying...

    No need to split hairs over it, I'm just trying to understand why you let the idea turn you into a binary thinker.
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