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    Re: I am going to Iceland

    Iceland had 6 days of sunshine this summer. When I was there on 9/3/18 it was 6c and rainy at noon.

    bring a warm rain jacket and boots.
  2. Freddie Oversteegen, Dutch resistance fighter who killed Nazis through seduction, die

    Passed on Sept 5. Her bravery is amazing.

    Freddie Oversteegen, Dutch resistance fighter who killed Nazis through seduction, dies at 92
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  3. Re: Ever wonder what Rosie the Riveter did in her time off?

    My grandmother stitched the wings on p38 lightings. The men on her shift whom she worked did not want her there so they intentionally hid all work gloves until the shift manager on the 3rd day...
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    Re: Seeking thoughts on ethics....

    Please build a model. Go sail with friends to see if you like it!

    there is absolutely no real reason to build a boat to sail when 1000s of great unbelievable boats ready to picked up for a song....
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    Re: Should I go riding Europe next week?

    So sorry for delay! I am in route after a hectic morning putting my bike away for winter, packing for Berlin and home. I used my iPhone as a gps and it has lost much of its battery life and the ...
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    Re: Should I go riding Europe next week?

    Since the 4th of September - I have ridden through some of the most beautiful landscapes Europe has to offer. I have tried to remain true to staying off autostratas and sticking to secondary and...
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    Re: Should I go riding Europe next week?

    That is a very kind offer. i made it to Switzerland this morning via the St. Bernard pass. I plan on making the Black Forest tomorrow. Let me see how much go I have. It is less than 350 miles to go...
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    Re: Bathroom remodel for Paul!

    That will be nice to have! You do have the space and with running water... no excuses to release your inner artist.
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    Re: The last straw

    A cat house? A new business in hell... I suppose it could work, employ a bunch and bring more tourists. I don’t know about the breakfast in bed thing... someone will be calling a health inspector!
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    Bathroom remodel for Paul!

    Saw this today -

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    Re: A Brain Tumor update.

    i thought about you today on my ride through Provence. There are many plain shade trees along the road with beautiful places to catch your breath.

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    I look forward to the roads we will...
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    Re: A Brain Tumor update.

    Enough of this dark stuff Peter. You need to start a new project where you can contemplate and construct. Your mind is too fertile and the methodology will be form meditation. Your success over these...
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    Re: Should I go riding Europe next week?

    i was just eyeing the map to Groningen. I am in Provence at les Baux with a possible afternoon in Antibes. It is a 14 hour ride from here to your home. I need to make Berlin by late afternoon on the...
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    Re: Should I go riding Europe next week?

    It is so true Phil. The luxury of travel in a new plane even in steerage is comfortable enough. The old bike with a hard seat in a driving rain is the trill of economy. a wet crotch, soaked wallet...
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    Re: Should I go riding Europe next week?

    Landed in Heidelberg after a stop in Iceland (it was raining, cold, foggy and miserable - was glad to cut the 30 hour extension out!.) the cheap WOW airline flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt...
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    Re: Happy birthday to PeterSibley...

    Happy Birthday Peter.
  17. Re: Robot coffee baristas begin to take over San Francisco

    on-line training programs...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rveLwWqSZ1k
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  19. Re: Robot coffee baristas begin to take over San Francisco

    Quisisana was a German company that introduced the world's first automatrestaurant in 1895 in Berlin, Germany. Quisisana also manufactured automat machines and equipment.
    After the introduction of...
  20. Re: Where will we be in five years with more automation?

    What you say is true but there is historical precedence that extends farther than politics due to wealth and control of society as technology changes human interactions. Legally it was condoned....
  21. Re: Robot coffee baristas begin to take over San Francisco

    we are losing touch with others. Often quite responsible for killing us slowly.

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  22. Re: Where will we be in five years with more automation?

    Do your groomers have no compete clause in in your joint contract?

    The Uberesque model is the human labor elimination chamber. The model is faulty for those who work it as it relies on the...
  23. Re: Robot coffee baristas begin to take over San Francisco

    Fixed!
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    The retail space... face recognition software will be used to prep your drink as you walk in.

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  25. Robot coffee baristas begin to take over San Francisco

    I was on my way to work in the financial district - 2 different robot store where open for business. One was at a location and another was working on public sidewalks. It is an ominous sign of...
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    Re: BROTM For September...

    . .

    makes a line.
  27. Re: anybody been to the Cannes Boat fesitval?

    dont they though! They need a proper cameraman too. I’ll apply for the job!
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    https://youtu.be/tzGRUGeSgkk
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    https://youtu.be/ixTENKZYml0
  30. anybody been to the Cannes Boat fesitval?

    One of the largest new boat shows in the world.

    http://www.cannesyachtingfestival.com/en/Home/

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    https://youtu.be/7LLDr01zfPU
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    Re: Hey Varadero. (now R.I.P. )

    I agree. Bobby had the spirit of adventure. He adds his soul to the untamable sea.
  32. Re: a rite of passage: becoming empty nesters.

    Thank you for letting me share this with you all. And you sharing with me. As parents, we are never done being parents even though some times are challenging. It is good to know that I am not...
  33. a rite of passage: becoming empty nesters.

    We dropped my son Jack off at college over the weekend.

    I have been emotionally blindsided. I know that this is a rite many have been through, that this is nothing unique. I know that this is all...
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    Re: I love Premier League weekend mornings!

    I might have to get a recliner with side table and join you. I am still missing world cup action. I was enjoying the rhythm of the games with the stirring of the house.

    Good on you.
  35. Re: Why is there no fuel efficiency standards on boats?

    I respect your concern but you are low impact and prove yourself concerned with the problem.

    your fuel efficient car hauling the fine sailing punt to the lake or to another waterway to explore...
  36. Re: Why is there no fuel efficiency standards on boats?

    Interesting point - What kind of boats could be designed that changes this paradigm that would inspire wealthy boaters to go fast, look cool, be turn key simple to operate without much training, set...
  37. Re: Why is there no fuel efficiency standards on boats?

    What high horse? I am amazed at the deflection of facts which seems to be throw up here. I respect most here and thier opinions. It is a painful nerve. I get it, planing high speed boats are fun....
  38. Re: Why is there no fuel efficiency standards on boats?

    What you are trying to do is discount the facts. You know these planing bulls are excessively polluting and think it is a badge of pride and personal right. You must really think that these things...
  39. Re: Why is there no fuel efficiency standards on boats?

    i asked the question because the new hinkeley picnic launch is being marketed as an eco boat with a design lower impact environment. 480 hp that burns 20 plus gallons an hour.



    and proving the...
  40. Re: Why is there no fuel efficiency standards on boats?

    are you suggesting that a new recreational vessel that burns 20 plus gallons an hour to make hull speed shouldn't comply?
  41. Why is there no fuel efficiency standards on boats?

    Standards for new vehicle fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions were a centerpiece of President Obama’s efforts to combat climate change. The Trump administration is currently back offing off...
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    Karen McDougal shows us how to

    ...get tight abs this month. She is proving sleeping Trump is still good for health and wealth.

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  43. Re: Jeff Sessions again shows backbone to Trump

    Trump is a coward who can not face down a person who has leverage on him. Thus the tweets.

    Sessions appears to be the small weasel... Trump underestimates him. Sessions with small sharp teeth and...
  44. Re: McCain decides to discontinue medical treatment

    I provided hospice care for my father-in-law who had same type of brain cancer. It was an honor to be there in the end.
    I hope Mcains family enjoys these last days with thier patriarch and have the...
  45. Jeff Sessions again shows backbone to Trump

    US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has responded to Donald Trump's latest attack on him by insisting that the justice department he heads will not bend to political pressure.
    The apparent rebuke of...
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    Re: Sunshine Coast CL 5.5M Olympic Racer

    They are graceful looking boats.

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    Re: Beastiality in Pennsylvania

    And we were worried about immigrants from the middleeast upsetting American values...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OcBItej0pr0
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    Re: What's wrong with Texas?

    There is this too.

    https://static.independent.co.uk/s3fs-public/styles/article_small/public/thumbnails/image/2016/12/02/12/ynnet-1.jpg
  49. Re: If you need entertainment on a motorcycle, then you shouldn't have a motorcycle.

    The push for a closer relationship of safety and entertainment on a motorcycle is really foolish. If you are riding a motorbike or bicycle on a street, your focus needs to be on the road in front of...
  50. Thread: Beards

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    Re: Beards

    A lot of this young bearded men are raised by women. It is there claim of masculinity when they have not been trained by their fathers on what it is to be a truly masculine man. So many are guessing...
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