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    09-25-2022, 05:38 PM
    Nicholas Carey replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Just as an aside, in the bit of the 1958 Commentary that I quoted earlier, this paragraph makes Terence's to the underlying rationale for the...
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    09-25-2022, 04:14 PM
    Nicholas Carey replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Russian civilian refugees fleeing Russia or conscription to Ukraine are "Protected Persons" under Geneva IV, Convention relative to the Protection of...
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    09-25-2022, 03:27 PM
    Are there really people who don't know the difference between a trawl and troll? Troll gear: ...
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    09-25-2022, 11:39 AM
    Nicholas Carey replied to a thread Omfg in The Bilge
    I find it difficult to believe that people don't hear the train coming, even wearing earbuds. How loud do they have their tunes cranked up? Those...
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    09-25-2022, 12:18 AM
    Nicholas Carey replied to a thread Omfg in The Bilge
    I didn't notice that. Is that where the shooter rotates their wrist so the vertical plane of the pistol is somewhere between 9 and 10 o'clock, or...
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    09-25-2022, 12:15 AM
    Nicholas Carey replied to a thread Omfg in The Bilge
    Except, if you've ever walked along a railroad track, the ties are spaced exactly wrong for any normal, adult human stride. Walking on railroad...
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    09-24-2022, 11:02 PM
    Nicholas Carey replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    I saw this. Apparently the Russian Ministry of Defence has never heard of a product called Cosmoline. ...
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    09-24-2022, 01:24 AM
    Nicholas Carey replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Perhaps you should consider Vietnam as an anomoly. I'm sorry that you were mired in it. We have quoted Putin's own words to you, at length,...
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    09-24-2022, 01:13 AM
    I am very familiar with it. I have always maintained that if dessert is a sufficiently large portion of your diet that it poses health risks,...
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    09-23-2022, 07:49 PM
    Our door swings out. A little harder to kick in (but not why we did that).
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    09-23-2022, 07:45 PM
    Nicholas Carey replied to a thread Omfg in The Bilge
    Apparently, there was a report of some sort of road rage incident. They had rifles aimed at her. It's OK, with a name like Yareni...
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    09-23-2022, 07:34 PM
    Nicholas Carey replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Here's a rather long report from Human Rights Watch on the deportation of Ukrainian civilians to Russia: ...
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    09-23-2022, 07:28 PM
    Nicholas Carey replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Couple of things: Putin's lapdog puppet in Chechnya seems to have exempted Chechnya from Putin's draft:...
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    09-23-2022, 05:14 PM
    Nicholas Carey replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    As far as news from Russia goes, these two sites are pretty decent: - Meduza (https://meduza.io/en) — It's a Russian- and English-language news...
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    09-23-2022, 03:33 PM
    Nicholas Carey replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Courtesy of Canada's The National Post, Putin's televised comments following his visit, on the 350th anniversary of Peter the Great's birth, to a...
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    09-23-2022, 02:56 PM
    Nicholas Carey replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Here's Putin's own writing, from July 2021, On the Historical Unity of Russians and Ukrainians: http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/66181 ...
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    09-23-2022, 02:29 PM
    Nicholas Carey replied to a thread Byob !!!!!! in The Bilge
    Outside of a sore arm for a couple of days, I've had zero after-effects from this this latest booster (Moderna bivalent booster). That's quite a...
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    09-23-2022, 02:14 PM
    Nicholas Carey replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Glossing over the fact that at least a part of Russia is in Europe, if a Soviet/Russian invasion of Europe were to occur . . . The Fulda Gap was...
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    09-23-2022, 10:59 AM
    Nicholas Carey replied to a thread Annoying truths in The Bilge
    Not confused. That delta in distance is also why speed skaters switch lanes during a heat.
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    09-23-2022, 10:54 AM
    Pan has to be made of or contain magnetic material in its base: if a magnet won't stick to it the bottom of the pan, the pan won't heat. So cast...
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    09-23-2022, 10:46 AM
    But . . . logistics! Russia is seemingly having a hard time keeping the 100k-150k men that they've currently got in the field in supply....
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    09-23-2022, 10:20 AM
    Nicholas Carey replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Heather Cox Richardson says that Putin's mobilization is for 1,000,000 men rather than the state 300,000. ...
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    09-23-2022, 01:46 AM
    Nicholas Carey replied to a thread Annoying truths in The Bilge
    Circumference of a circular is C = 2𝛑R where R is some unit of length (doesn't matter what unit of length). The proof is in the formula for...
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    09-23-2022, 12:38 AM
    SWMBO and the sprogs swear that I make the best scrambled eggs. Not sure I believe them, but... Heat. Getting the heat right is the key. Also,...
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    09-22-2022, 03:47 PM
    You got that right. Lots of oligarchs and prominent Russians checking out recently: 15 September. Dies from "stroke" after "suffocating"...
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    09-22-2022, 02:43 PM
    Perfect sunny-side up eggs for lunch, off our induction range. "Basted", just the way I like them — cooked in butter over low heat, with a little bit...
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    09-22-2022, 01:18 AM
    Nicholas Carey replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Interesting. As of today, my Facebook feed is infested by posts from what appear to be Russian 'bots, trumpeting about superior Russian air power and...
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    09-21-2022, 11:19 PM
    Nicholas Carey replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    One of the larger problems with Russia is that she never really had a Renaissance or an Enlightenment. In very many ways, Russia, to this day, is a...
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    09-21-2022, 09:47 PM
    There have been a few judges caught taking kickbacks fro delivery of .... ah ... merchandise to private prisons. ...
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    09-21-2022, 09:38 PM
    But don't do that to a non-stick pan :D Another thing is to not use vegetable oils on non-stick pans. They eventually polymerize from the heat and...
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