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    Boeing is back in the local news

    Evidently, Boeing engineers have a choice at retirement. Either a monthly check for life or a single lump sum payment. About half take the lump sum. Boeing has announced that the method of creating...
  2. Re: How will DJT attempt to distract from FBI Florida search

    About Obama’s 30,000 pages. They are currently part of the National Archives, not in boxes in his basement. As for the library, can we agree to wait until it’s open?
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    Re: Essex county NJ recent water problems

    Here in grit city, the residential streets are in failure. That means the can no longer be repaved. They must be removed down to dirt and replaced. Meanwhile, we’re spending hundreds of millions on a...
  4. Thread: Heavy thinking

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    Re: Heavy thinking

    and - Perfection is the enemy of “good enough”.
  5. Thread: Glorious Storm

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    Re: Glorious Storm

    Could that have been the same storm that passed over Tacoma yesterday at about 9am? Lots ot thunder and lightning but just a light rain.
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    Re: Query For Our Motorheads

    You can set this to display what they call “acceleration test” whatever that means.
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    Amazon, of course. HUD Head Up Display P6,
  7. Re: Armed man tried to breach FBI Headquarters in Ohio

    Early reports said he carried a rifle and a nail gun. Must have been butane charged, no mention of a compressor.
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    Re: Texas Tower documentary

    Yup. In “Full Metal Jacket” Gunny Hartman boasts of the Marine Corps sharpshooters Whitman and Oswald.
  9. Re: The simple joy of listening to original CD's

    Trivia: I learned, or perhaps its legend, that SONY set the size of the original CD so that Bethoven’s Ninth could fit in its entirety. 75 minutes.

    My peeve: They’ll do a Special Edition with...
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    Re: I've reached that avuncular age

    Wholly Skiff, Batman! Infoplease.com says that 83% of the U.S. population is under the age of 70!
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    Re: I've reached that avuncular age

    Dammit, Pratt, I almost snorted coffee out my nose!!
  12. Dateline: Aug 11. Cincinnati: HERE WE GO FOLKS !!!!!

    An attempted breach of a Cincinnati FBI building has led to an active standoff with an armed suspect in Clinton County, according to officials with Ohio State Highway Patrol.
    According to Ohio State...
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    Re: The promise of the internet

    There’s a chicago entry called “Buddy Guy Radio Legends”
  14. Thread: TSA Pre Check

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    Re: TSA Pre Check

    I don’t know about an app, but years ago we booked a European flight with Delta. Filled out a webpage of questions, one of which was “Are you eligible for Pre Check?” We clicked “yes”, and ever since...
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    Texas Tower documentary

    Our public library offers a service called Kanopy. Download the app, sign in one time with your library card number and you have immediate access to over 10,000 movies.
    A friend recommended...
  16. Re: Life guard races are a unique South Jersey Tradition

    I always associated Lifeguard Competitions with Australia.
  17. Re: Great. Now everyone’s gonna be fly fishing.

    Didja know that Kris Kristofferson was diagnosed with Alzheimers and had been undergoing treatment with a drug that was supposed to lessen the symptoms. After almost a year, his wife met a doctor on...
  18. Back to Bill Russell, just for a couple of minutes.

    Give a listen to Terry’s interview, it covers everything from the various ethnic neighborhoods ib 50s and 60s Boston to why today’s NBAers wear such baggy pants.
    Terry is a gem, and so was Bill. ...
  19. A guy who already own 3 P-51s and a Corsair …

    … now owns a Zero and a Stuka and a P-40 and a Mosquito and a Jenny and a Storch and a Hurricane and a Schturmovik and a Hellcat and a Komet and a FW 190 and a whole bunch of tanks, trucks, and...
  20. Re: Do you think there’s another Tim McVeigh out there?

    Trump has no virtue.
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    Re: Bicycle lane signage?

    I get nervous on my rare trips to Seattle
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  22. Do you think there’s another Tim McVeigh out there?

    Is Trump signaling by using terms like “siege” and “occupation” in reference to the search warrant?
    Is he trying to align Maralago with Ruby Ridge and Waco?
  23. Thread: Cargo pants

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    Re: Cargo pants

    Granddaughter’s boyfriend snagged a black silk bomber style jacket at a Goodwill. It was in their special rack for the astounding price of $50.
    on the back in beautiful embroidery it had a map of...
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    Re: Day off Summer drive.

    Just think of the two armies that bivouacked in those lands 158 years ago. Waynesboro was where Jubal Early’s army was defeated.
    If I resided in that area, I’d invest in a high end metal detector.
  25. Thread: Got Glasses

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    Re: Got Glasses

    YES! Pack’em in your carry-on for European Vacation.
  26. Thread: Cargo pants

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    Re: Cargo pants

    My 3 piece suit: Keens, cargo pants, and T shirt.
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    Re: David McCullough RIP

    And he had such a wonderful voice.
    Such a sweet kind and gentle man.

    Ive got the DVD of Seabiscuit. I think I’ll put it on and just listen.
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    Re: The promise of the internet

    Thinking up something like that, then making it work, is (to me) some sort of magic.
  29. Thread: Milley

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    Milley

    I regret to inform you that I intend to resign as your Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Thank you for the honor of appointing me as senior ranking officer. The events of the last couple weeks...
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    Re: New York Thirty -

    Today I learned Herreshoff is pronounced Herre soff.
  31. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    One thing about Nixon: I’ll bet he would have despised trump.
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    Re: Trump and Hitler's generals

    Has he not heard about that pesky briefcase bomb?
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    Re: UK radio soap opera news…

    Are you sure there aren’t some Mexican telanovelas older than that?
  34. If anyone’s going to be near Cleveland on November 13 . . .

    Joe Walsh is hosting his VETSAID concert.
    We went to the last one in Tacoma and it was astounding. This round has a teunited James Gang, Black Keys, and Dave Grohl. Our Tacoma version was Walsh,...
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    Re: Weird Ferry Sighting

    Spares at the ready. Cathlamet will be $1M plus at a shipyard.
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    Re: A truly “International” Scout

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    Re: In the comic book shop

    D3 side effects
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    Re: In the comic book shop

    “Bummer of a birthmark, Hal” - Gary Larson
  39. Re: There is nothing like a weekend motorcycle ride in California

    I do believe I saw Florence, that truck thing, on a TV show about tiny homes.
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    A truly “International” Scout

    Scout Electric SUV And Pickup Teased By VW Speculatively RenderedThe Scout brand is coming back with these two electric vehicles specifically designed to boost VW’s US presence in the segments.116202...
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    Re: Karen, Your Entitlement Is Showing

    Paul McCartney has long been one of rock's most outspoken vegetarians, so it should come as no surprise that the former Beatle tries to keep his tours as humane as possible -- and according to a...
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    Re: Pix of my '84 Buick I bought in '99

    The 84 reminded me of “Fargo”
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    Cat converter theft protection

    If the whole idea is to stop quick easy theft. Couldn’t you attach a piece of cyclone fence between the frame rails with multiple bolts? It would eliminate the ability to steal the cat in 30 seconds.
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    Re: Residential Building costs in you area?

    Thought about this route? https://www.modularhomes.com/modular-home-floor-plans/
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    Re: Mine vs Quarry?

    Up here, in the land up over, we have open pit mines for coal, and Montana has open pit copper mines.
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    Re: Mine vs Quarry?

    You you get slabs from quarries, and chunks from mines.
  47. Thread: C’mon man!

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    C’mon man!

    From one septuagenarian to another, another geriatric administration is not what we need. Let the middle aged take over.


    Newsome
    Whitmer
    Buttigieg
    Abrams
    Pritzger
    Booker
    Beshear
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    Re: Alex Jones' bad day

    CNN:

    A jury finds Infowars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones should pay $45.2 million in punitive damages to the parents of a Sandy Hook shooting victim
  49. I invented a dog’s chew toy with handles.

    Shoved a chew bone into a Kong°.
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  50. Watch his face change when he switches from passenger to pilot.

    Like the movie said, “There’s old pilots and there’s bold pilots. But there’s no old bold pilots.”



    https://youtu.be/n54cg4e4Uxs
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