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    11-21-2017, 11:11 PM
    Keith Wilson replied to a thread lightbulb moment in The Bilge
    Any recommendations on where to get a warm white 3000 Lumen (200W equivalent) LED bulb for a standard socket? 100w equivalent ones are everywhere,...
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    11-21-2017, 11:08 PM
    Oh quite clear. Anything over a certain length gets very expensive, so you build as big a boat as you can under the limit. thus lobsterboats that...
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    11-21-2017, 10:47 PM
    Nanoose! Hope you've been well. Nice to see you poking your nose into the bilge; we ornery old guys have missed you.
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    11-21-2017, 05:32 PM
    There is no 'kind issue'. It's something you (or other young-earth creationists) invented to try and salvage the wreckage of biblical literalism...
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    11-21-2017, 05:11 PM
    Keith Wilson started a thread Timeline in The Bilge
    Verrrrry interesting. Here's the source; with a multitude of links documenting all of them in detail. It's looking worse and worse. ...
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    11-21-2017, 04:52 PM
    'Middle class' originally meant somebody who wasn't a peasant, nor a member of the hereditary aristocracy. Does it mean anything at all anymore?
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    11-21-2017, 04:42 PM
    Keith Wilson replied to a thread Sexual predators in The Bilge
    Jesus T. Christ, John Lasseter?!? I'll always be grateful to him for bringing Hayao Miyazaki's films to the US, but a guy can do good work and...
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    11-21-2017, 04:17 PM
    Ah, now I understand. So the wall sides are driven by making the same mold work for wide beams, not regulations. God help us, 50' x 31' beam is...
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    11-21-2017, 04:05 PM
    True enough. It has little to do with the validity of the specific accusations against him, but if a guy regularly misbehaves with women, it quickly...
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    11-21-2017, 03:55 PM
    FWIW, 36 women who worked with Franken at Saturday Night Live signed a letter about how well Franken behaved. Much fuss ensues. Link here.
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    11-21-2017, 03:46 PM
    Keith Wilson replied to a thread Sexual predators in The Bilge
    Antidotal, about the antidote? Man, I wish there was one for this kind of behavior.
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    11-21-2017, 03:36 PM
    Eh? Wouldn't it be the other way around? Maximum deck beam for a given waterline beam would want lots of flare? I can see a big market for...
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    11-21-2017, 03:32 PM
    Keith Wilson replied to a thread Sexual predators in The Bilge
    Either it's 'all about power' or it's about power and something else besides. Can't have it both ways.
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    11-21-2017, 03:12 PM
    The first photo looks a bit like a steel lobsterboat designed by Phil Bolger in an angular mood.
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    11-21-2017, 03:09 PM
    OK, fair enough. Thanks for answering the question. We obviously have quite different opinions, but we already knew that.
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    11-21-2017, 01:41 PM
    You provided a snide definition of 'reasonable conservative' which you claimed others who disagree with you are using. I said that your claim about...
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    11-21-2017, 01:25 PM
    Nope, sorry, I decline to play that game. I asked you whether in your opinion, by your standards, Mr. Trump is a reasonable conservative.
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    11-21-2017, 01:18 PM
    Keith Wilson replied to a thread Sexual predators in The Bilge
    Not at all. But it is almost always men who are the predators. And since most men are heteorosexual, women are targets more often. Again, I...
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    11-21-2017, 01:17 PM
    I already described with one pithy word what I thought of your so-called 'bilgespeak'. But again, do you think Mr Trump is a 'reasonable...
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    11-21-2017, 12:51 PM
    I would agree. Peb, I'd be interested in your reaction to my remarks about subsidiarity in #10 when you have a chance.
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    11-21-2017, 12:38 PM
    Do you consider Mr Trump a 'reasonable conservative'?
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    11-21-2017, 12:34 PM
    This is bullsh!t. Not a very cogent argument, I realize, but true.
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    11-21-2017, 12:22 PM
    An old rich white man can say this, and argue that the US was a better place in 1962. But half of the population has two X chromosomes, and 35-odd...
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    11-21-2017, 11:11 AM
    Keith Wilson replied to a thread Sexual predators in The Bilge
    Considerer two reproductive strategies for male mammals: 1. Have as much sex with as many females as possible by whatever means you can manage. ...
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    11-21-2017, 10:45 AM
    Keith Wilson replied to a thread Sexual predators in The Bilge
    I've actually begin to understand it a little better, I think. We all have those urges, as did our ancestors long before we started talking and...
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    11-21-2017, 10:35 AM
    Keith Wilson replied to a thread Sexual predators in The Bilge
    Well, that's conventional wisdom. But it it were just power, why involve sex at all? There are all sorts of ways of showing off one's power that...
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    11-21-2017, 10:13 AM
    OK, right. :d Yeah, putting #3 first is probably a good idea. But again, if there's anything at all that's strongly affected by ancient...
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    11-21-2017, 08:47 AM
    Lack of interest. I was responding to Osborne's tales in the previous post. Female advances are usually more subtle. These days I would turn down...
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    11-21-2017, 08:37 AM
    This is an excellent point. And Lindy's response in #354 was very helpful; thanks very much. I have never done anything like this to anyone, nor...
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    11-20-2017, 06:05 PM
    Keith Wilson replied to a thread Paper Airplanes in The Bilge
    This is my favorite one of all time. You don't need a straw, although you do need a little tape; the beam can be paper folded into a triangular...
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