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    Re: When will someone arrest this TRAITOR?

    And this is why, even after Trump is gone, this country has big problems. Trump can do the most outrageous things but his base will support him because he "sticks it to the liberals".
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    Re: Lost soccer team found alive in cave

    The story mentioned that the boys and their coach were "heavily sedated". I wonder if they were actually unconscious?
  3. Re: Mueller investigation charges ahead, issues searing indictments, gathers speed

    The first time I looked at it I also noticed that it was posted just a short time ago. I was even going to forward it to my sister (a strong Trump supporter) but then decided I should check it out...
  4. Re: Mueller investigation charges ahead, issues searing indictments, gathers speed

    This is interesting, heartening even, but it's 5 months old.
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    Re: Lost soccer team found alive in cave

    If the ex-pat has never been arrested for or even charged with pedophilia then Elon Musk just bought himself a lot of trouble.
  6. Re: I have lost heart in continuing at my age of 76 and selling as is.

    I don't understand the hideous spray foam that the builder applied to the entire interior of the hull. It looks awful and it seems like it would invite rot.
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    Re: Lost soccer team found alive in cave

    All the news sources I've seen, BBC, CNN, The Guardian, Reuters, etc, reported that the boys swam tethered to a lead diver. I'm pretty sure the Facebook footage of the divers with a rescue bag is not...
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    Re: Bilge Sweetner...

    Well, I've actually been lurking here for many years but this amazing singer brought me out of hiding. So many singers aren't really very good live but her live performances are flawless.
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    Re: Bilge Sweetner...

    I'd never heard of her, she has an incredible voice. Thanks for posting.
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    Re: Lost soccer team found alive in cave

    Everything I've read says that the boys are not in any type of bag but are free swimming tethered to a lead diver with a second diver trailing.
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    Re: Forumites that haven't posted for a while.

    I really miss this one. He used to post some very interesting stories of his high-end yacht and dinghy refinishing. He posted some really beautiful pictures of his work.
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    Re: Cruelty, Incompetence, and Dishonesty.

    Somehow I missed this ruling, thanks for your explanation.
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    Re: Cruelty, Incompetence, and Dishonesty.

    What exactly do you mean by this?
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    Re: Lost soccer team found alive in cave

    I'm quite claustrophobic and the thought of squeezing myself through a narrow rock passage many hundreds of meters underground gives me the heebie-jeebies. Thinking about doing it underwater is...
  15. Re: what advice to young white straight men coming of age in US

    Your premise is incorrect. Your son wasn't denied entrance to UCSB because of his race or gender, he didn't get into UCSB because his GPA is much too low. I personally know kids who were accepted to...
  16. Re: what advice to young white straight men coming of age in US

    A GPA of 3.5 is good but not great. The kids who get into a UC take many AP courses and have a GPA well above a 4.0.
  17. Re: Do you think the Dems promoting hate will turn violent this year?

    I tried to discuss this quote with my sister, who is a strong Trump supporter. She defended the statement vigorously. I can't remember a time when I was more disapointed.
  18. Re: Trump administration has seized 500 guns from California homes!

    The link provided by Rum Pirate describes the raids of 2 separate houses, the first yielded 523 guns, the second 30 guns.
  19. Re: Trump administration has seized 500 guns from California homes!

    Since we're going for accuracy here, there were 2 people involved in this story. The first is a convicted felon and authorities seized 523 guns from his house. A separate raid on the house of a...
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    Re: Epoxy brain failure

    The WEST System company has tested this sort of thing and found that it weakened the epoxy and increased its water permeability. On a microscopic level the epoxy is full of holes.
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    Re: 'They're not cages....'

    But only 39% of Republicans consider it unacceptable.
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    Re: Snotter rigging

    You could also change from a laced on sail to a track and slide system.
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    Re: Get ready for a Pardon Party!

    I loathe Trump but all presidents have pardoned people. How is this any different?
  24. Re: "I do it to discredit you all and demean you all"

    Not really
  25. Re: California looks to require you to buy solar panels on new homes starting in 2020

    You said that CA is having rolling blackouts right now. The last blackouts I'm aware of were way back in 2000.
  26. Re: California looks to require you to buy solar panels on new homes starting in 2020

    Where in California are these rolling blackouts occurring? I ask because I live in California and I haven't experienced nor heard of any recent blackouts.
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    Re: Bubbles in Paint

    In case anyone is interested, I applied another coat of Brightsides last night and it came out as good as I can expect. There were no bubbles. It was much warmer when I applied it this time, probably...
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    Re: Everglades Challenge, very unfortunate news

    I've read several accounts of Sea Pearls that have capsized and it appears that once the boat turns turtle it's nearly impossible to right without outside assistance.
  29. Thread: AWOL v. CS 17

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    Re: AWOL v. CS 17

    What boat are you building?
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    Re: Bubbles in Paint

    I used a foam brush and the paint was indeed stirred not shaken.
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    Re: Bubbles in Paint

    The humidity is low and the painting was done with falling temperatures. I readily admit that I'm not a great painter. As a matter of fact, I think the most difficult part of boatbuilding (at least...
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    Re: Bubbles in Paint

    I think you guys might be correct that the temperature is a bit too cold. I have used this same paint before without getting the annoying bubbles. Unfortunately, the weather here has has gotten...
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    Bubbles in Paint

    I'm painting my boat with Interlux Brightsides and I keep getting small bubbles. I thinned it with the recommended thinner, Interlux 333. It was about 55 F in the garage where I was painting. The...
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    Re: Mass shooting of the day!

    Well, I think media coverage has zero influence on the number of mass shooters but, of course, that is just my opinion.
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    Re: Mass shooting of the day!

    Are you suggesting that the media is to blame in any way for the ongoing mass shootings in this country?
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    Re: Bolger Black Skimmer

    I took a look at the pictures of the Skimmer on the Nexus website and it is an immaculate build. Maybe the nicest example in extant
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    Re: Bolger Black Skimmer

    I remember when that boat was for sale many years ago (maybe 10 years). I think they were asking over $30,000.00 back then which I didn't think they'd ever get.
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    Re: Phoenix III OR Walkabout OR ???

    Does the sleeping surface really slope aft as shown? I find it intolerable to try and sleep with my head lower than the rest of my body.
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    Re: Making a strip thickness sanding jig

    It looks like it does a great job at it's intended purpose but I shudder to think what it would do to your hand if you got just a little too close to the point where the work piece meets the belt....
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    Re: It's 'glass, but it's cool...LiteBoatXP

    A French designer, Gilles Montaubin, has plans for several boats in this vein.
  41. Re: Does anyone else find Facebook to be extremely tolerant of Racism and bigotry?

    You can delete your account, https://www.facebook.com/help/delete_account
  42. Re: Tuscon Restaurant closes after going political

    The restaurant owners right of free speech was not infringed.
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    Re: your personal protection

    To the OP, have you ever had a gun pointed at you in anger?
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    Re: Gentlemen. The Queen

    I remember that post clearly http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?202864-Interracial-marriage-is-now-mainstream&p=4795342#post4795342
  45. Re: Google's AI Built Its Own AI That Outperforms Any Made by Humans

    Actually, I don't know what's coming. What do you anticipate?
  46. Re: SpaceX will attempt to launch a red Tesla Roadster to the red planet

    I just happened to read some employee reviews of SpaceX on glassdoor.com. It sounds like an absolutely awful place to work with a large amount of turnover.
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    Re: Dressing for the rain: tiny tot division

    That kid is adorable.
  48. Re: Las Vegas police responding to mass shooting report at Mandalay Bay

    I found the video on YouTube purporting to show Stephen Paddock at a anti-Trump rally in Reno, NV. The person the video alleges is Mr. Paddock looks nothing like him to me.
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    Re: Lame Brain Limbaugh!

    I know the building codes for new homes in Florida results in a strong, safe structure. The video shows devastation of a bunch on mobile homes. I don't understand why mobile homes are even allowed in...
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    Re: Worst films ever!

    I know the topic under discussion is worst films but I'll nominate Eraserhead for the strangest and it's not even close.
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