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    My wife and yours have much in common. Including...

    My wife and yours have much in common. Including choice of bikes, oddly enough.
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    I don't want to start down the dark path of doing...

    I don't want to start down the dark path of doing these guys' work, but a quick search on "COVID-19 cardiac arrest" comes back with a bunch of stuff I expect they'll introduce, some of which along...
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    I should have been clearer: I'm asking the odds...

    I should have been clearer: I'm asking the odds that it's used by his defense attorneys. My apologies. Gambling is too serious to leave it that ill-defined.

    That might be a poor question, too, as...
  4. Wait, what exactly should we be doing with the...

    Wait, what exactly should we be doing with the actual truth? Are you suggesting that people are better off buying into the lie of current times that says everything (and every person) is either black...
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    Odds that George Floyd's positive test for...

    Odds that George Floyd's positive test for SARS-Cov-2 is used to show he died of natural causes?
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    Any of the resident experts want to comment on...

    Any of the resident experts want to comment on the likelihood that these were not active infections that were detected? Also, is their testing that good at avoiding false positives?

    If this data...
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    Damn sarcasm meter is making that squealing sound...

    Damn sarcasm meter is making that squealing sound again. What does it mean when the touch screen starts flashing with an image of Morpheus' sunglasses?
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    Doesn't it though? Income and race have a lot to...

    Doesn't it though? Income and race have a lot to do with health outcomes.

    On the other hand, does rioting let the rich guys slide, or are you talking about the police? My comment was that rioting...
  9. There's a difference between whitewashing history...

    There's a difference between whitewashing history and removing symbols. Kinnickinick's claims seem to justify double think and ignorance of history a lot more than does the removal of some symbols....
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    The fear, outrage and shuttering of society are...

    The fear, outrage and shuttering of society are definitely out of proportion. The common cold kills more people than riots every single year.
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    I'm not a huge "privilege" checker, but holy shit...

    I'm not a huge "privilege" checker, but holy shit man. Traffic? Go read Kareem's piece (again?)

    Also, you're reaching really hard and exaggerating, but you knew that.
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    Simple pretty much nails the cause, but having...

    Simple pretty much nails the cause, but having accepted toast's door number 3 I've finally figured one thing out: Magura (MT4/MT5) needs more volume in reserve. This can be addressed by adding a few...
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    :) I totally had him down as their faculty...

    :) I totally had him down as their faculty sponsor--somehow from his clothes I was thinking shop teacher.
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    Lately either in the bunker or out for a walk....

    Lately either in the bunker or out for a walk. Walks can be very important.
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    That's very interesting. There's a strong...

    That's very interesting. There's a strong contingent of crazy around, in various stripes, so that wouldn't surprise anyone. Further, all of the news sources I've found cite reporting from Winco as...
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    On Monday there were two groups out to protest in...

    On Monday there were two groups out to protest in Coeur d'Alene: one group gathered at the Cracker Barrel and held up signs that usually make more sense when black people hold them. But of course we...
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    Accurate. It shouldn't be black vs white so much...

    Accurate. It shouldn't be black vs white so much as vulnerable vs powerful. OJ got off. How many women were silent before #metoo? Simple expedience demands you protect the vulnerable or there will be...
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    No one says starfucks is too strong. The problem...

    No one says starfucks is too strong. The problem is they burn the beans in an effort to achieve consistency over too large a quantity. Good business strategy = bad coffee. Lots of good roasts coming...
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    I thought he was arguing for a -8. But I do tend...

    I thought he was arguing for a -8. But I do tend to overestimate.
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    Trolling may be in the eye of the beholder, but...

    Trolling may be in the eye of the beholder, but he has thoroughly embraced nonsense ever since his predicted dry spot got all flooded out.
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    Holy shit indeed. That could be huge.

    Holy shit indeed. That could be huge.
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    Blame the CDC/OSHA: your employer is implementing...

    Blame the CDC/OSHA: your employer is implementing a system to monitor employees' health, per their instructions. Temp is the only aspect of your health they can monitor at no cost, so that's their...
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    FFS. NCSkier offered an example of a speculative...

    FFS. NCSkier offered an example of a speculative situation that would have changed the context. Given that video, any such hypothetical pretty much has to involve pedophilia and impossible police...
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    It may be a mistake, but this post brings the...

    It may be a mistake, but this post brings the funny. Thank you sir!
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    Thanks Danno.

    Thanks Danno.
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    Disagree. You gotta stay protected All.The.Time ...

    Disagree. You gotta stay protected All.The.Time

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTnlJulPwqk
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    Nah. Yelling 'fuck you' to cops is protected...

    Nah. Yelling 'fuck you' to cops is protected speech. Better to clearly violate the civil rights of a black man than to set up a white guy to invite the ACLU over.
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    Wear a GoPro. Post footy. Seriously, though,...

    Wear a GoPro. Post footy.

    Seriously, though, concentration of cooties in his house isn't going to be homogenous. But if he likes stripping down and rubbing his fleshy man-bits on the swamp cooler...
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    I'm sure there are people here who know better...

    I'm sure there are people here who know better than me, but I wouldn't worry much about a spot with full sun getting moist/warm air from a swamp cooler. UV and time for the plants. Otherwise, how...
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    Agreed. The major difference between the...

    Agreed. The major difference between the protesters and the police in terms of getting them to talk is the existence of an organized structure of representation. The protesters have none because they...
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    I fully agree with that. But the greatest threat...

    I fully agree with that. But the greatest threat to cooperation is an "us vs. them" mentality. I'm not saying it's true everywhere, but if the Minneapolis police choose to be represented by people...
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    If you're downwind, you mean? It does a little...

    If you're downwind, you mean? It does a little but it's also important to note that dilution happens both with time and distance. Particles don't travel straight, they bounce off each other and twirl...
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    That's probably true. The protests probably have...

    That's probably true. The protests probably have no end, either. On the other hand, after lots and lots of destruction, everything is different. Cooler heads eventually prevail but what has to happen...
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    Reagan fired the air traffic controllers' union.

    Reagan fired the air traffic controllers' union.
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    One start that mayors and local politicians can...

    One start that mayors and local politicians can do right away: outlaw police unions. Just end them. Anyone who wants to keep his or her job without union representation can stay on and everyone who...
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    So cops are going to shoot...back? You're saying...

    So cops are going to shoot...back? You're saying they'll be shooting back. I just want to make sure I understand that part. Because I think the protesters might argue that would be an improvement...
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    Right. And while it seems obviously dangerous as...

    Right. And while it seems obviously dangerous as brothisweek noted, it's hard to guess when it ends. Given the current politicians I don't see anyone going out on a limb against kicking the can one...
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    That's awesome! It's been a while since I've...

    That's awesome! It's been a while since I've passed that theater, but we'd been wondering lately if it's being put to use. Very cool to see that.
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    That right there is why no honest person can say...

    That right there is why no honest person can say "it's just a few bad apples." If that guy gets the majority of votes then the bad apples are in the majority. It's not true everywhere, but it's true...
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    Fair point about coverage, so maybe the...

    Fair point about coverage, so maybe the much-loved POCs would be short there. But anything thicker than lycra should keep a brake lever out, shouldn't it? Hopefully. The '18 thread still has good...
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    Excellent. It was a good rant and well-stated....

    Excellent. It was a good rant and well-stated. Art of War reference seems quite pertinant on several levels, not least the admonition to choose battles that are to your own advantage and expect the...
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    Bump for powdork's ventilated knee

    Bump for powdork's ventilated knee
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    Damn, dude! Just about any of them should help...

    Damn, dude! Just about any of them should help with that one. Hope you're doing better!
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    ^^Unemployment makes a big cut into that, though....

    ^^Unemployment makes a big cut into that, though.



    I lean this way, too, but another alternative is "don't fight the Fed." If the taxi driver and the shoeshine boy are the last money in, ok,...
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    Smart looters. Get the stuff with warranties.

    Smart looters. Get the stuff with warranties.
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    New Zealand would be the people who killed it,...

    New Zealand would be the people who killed it, though, wouldn't they? Or are they still waiting for a case or two to resolve?

    I think they've won, though. At this point they can test anyone coming...
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    No data for my county. New cases announced here...

    No data for my county. New cases announced here last week but no data on testing that I can find anywhere. I keep hoping that site will offer something but still nada.
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    Temporarily--reducing COVID without killing off...

    Temporarily--reducing COVID without killing off the virus probably only lasts as long as the behavior, as oldgoat pointed out recently.

    I think it should be possible to at least come up with some...
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    Solid plan. Negative pressure in the duct means...

    Solid plan. Negative pressure in the duct means you won't need wax rings, too. Sneaky smart right there!
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    It seems like if we know the above for certain...

    It seems like if we know the above for certain then we know that at least on a statistical basis reducing the amount of exposure helps. Right?
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