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  1. Re: The League of the South and the Rising Red Tide

    Great, now I'll never figure out which Georgia they are talking about
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    Re: Totally worth killing someone...

    The whole thing could have been stopped at numerous decision points. Tasking the shooter to make the judgement that the threat was over after he has been assaulted is a high bar; much higher than...
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    Re: WBF Not a Secure Site

    I know, that's why I s-p-e-l-l anything I want to keep private
  4. Thread: Curry

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    Re: Curry

    It sounds counterintuitive, but don't use a curry comb; like not putting tomatoes in the fruit salad
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    Re: The next moment a hideous grinding

    Genuflecting at the altar of Emery?
  6. Re: bicycle to bicycle drive by shooting

    Reports say the shooter rode past then turned and shot.
    Must have turned the bike around, if you look back on a bike, you tend to crash.
    But, yes, very sad, and strange
  7. Re: Some world's largest vehicles just look right

    Should corner on a dime, but with pork and cost overruns it is more like $10,000
  8. Re: Some world's largest vehicles just look right

    0-?
    in?
  9. Re: 11 Dead as Thunderstorm Overwhelms "Duck" boat.

    Does the CG get involved as they are a vessel carrying passengers for hire?
  10. Re: The FDA May Have a Problem With Nondairy Milks . Would You Drink 'Nut Juice' Inst

    I still say they should promote their nut based products on their superiorities.
  11. Re: After 500 years, a UV lamp solves the mystery of the Basel Papyrus

    Evidently, papyrus was part of the reason the physicians of the Eastern Mediterranean were far advanced compared to Europe. It was so much cheaper and more available than the vellum used by...
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    Re: Littoral Combat Ships

    So, they are really figurative combat ships
  13. Re: The FDA May Have a Problem With Nondairy Milks . Would You Drink 'Nut Juice' Inst

    If milk is so bad, and the nut products are so good, why do they want to appropriate the name of the inferior product?
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    Re: Dear Leader wants a do-over

    He's got a comb-over, won't that do?
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    Re: Some good news amongst the drivel

    Great news; you do realize what he has been up to?
  16. Re: Obama era NAZI style Fascism... disgusting and freak out worthy!

    If Trump is a fascist, shouldn't the trains be on time?
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    Re: Italian Food

    Veal piccata
    Osso buck with risotto
    Prosciutto with ripe canteloupe
    Tomatoes with fresh mozzarella and basil
    Baked ziti
    Manicotti
    Mangia!
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    Re: Littoral Combat Ships

    Al superstructure also has proved vulnerable to rocket attack, cf HMS Sheffield
    How does one of this ships defend itself from a swarm of fast RIBs with 50mm and RPGs?
  19. Re: sailboat with a clean deck that you don't have to worry about falling off the bac

    Wasn't it LFH who said there are two colors for a boat...
    What would he say about brown?
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    Re: Metal Plate Centerboard

    There are many rescue/very cheap daysailers available. Perhaps if you check CraigsList, etc. you can find one with a metal centerboard of an appropriate, or larger size that can be cut down.
    That...
  21. Re: The Earliest Evidence of Bread Is Much Older Than We Expected

    They could have just looked in our pantry
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    Re: where's the rest of the railmeat

    Is there a check stay to port impeding easing the main?
  23. Re: You Were Right, Study Shows You Probably Didn't Need That High School Calculus Al

    In my life, both professionally and personally, statistics have been much more useful than calculus; could be because of my relative mastery of the two
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    Re: Carbon monoxide alarm sounding

    Chem trails; not uncommon, Google it
  25. Re: Would you want this parked outside your harbour?

    Bet some of our parched British friends would give it a go. It would probably make its own weather
  26. Re: you know what, this is really really slick

    Perhaps the deflection could be handled either by making it double shafted, one on each side, thus pushing against each other. Or, put the shifting in the bottom bracket, encased, oil bathed, clean...
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    Re: Your point of view.

    Gee, I didn't think of that
  28. Thread: oops

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    Re: oops

    She appears to be wearing a sit harness.
    Anyone know how it resolved?
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    Re: Added charges in P.R. flag assault

    Two felony charges?
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    Re: Your point of view.

    It is clearly an "e" someone carelessly dropped
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    Re: Darwin Award Contender?

    Funny, on this side of the Atlantic, people who do things like that often count to nine, or eight, on their fingers
  32. Re: Blackfly! The future of transportation

    Is there a video of him parallel parking?
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    Re: trolling for cleek

    I suspect that with a plumb bow the foredeck would not be so nice and dry
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    Re: Trumpverstehers

    You mean idiot savants?
  35. Re: Sterile males are the answer to population control…...

    Sterile males and futile females, sounds like the beginning of a limerick
  36. Re: Brutal Heat in The UK Is Revealing Hidden Footprints of Historic Civilisations

    And in this day and age, many amateurs with drones
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    Re: Tell me more about Cuttyhunk

    First, the island is dry, BYO
    Inner harbor mooring field is a bit of a zoo on weekends (which start Wed pm in Summer). The outer harbor is ~18' to a clean sand bottom, sheltered to the SW, but open...
  38. Re: Sterile males are the answer to population control…...

    Worked to eradicate the screw worm fly from the Rio Grande Valley
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    Re: I screwed up.

    My advice would be to gain a purchase on the screwdriver, attach a back action hammer and hammer/pull it out.
    Purchase could be gained by welding a piece of chain to it, nice and inelastic
    Good luck
  40. Re: A Massive, Black Sarcophagus Has Been Found in Egypt, And Nobody Knows Who's In I

    Jimmy Hoffa?
  41. Re: Democrats should forget about Roe v. Wade

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, often held up as the apotheosis of a Supreme Court Justice, signed off on the involuntary sterilization of a young woman
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    Re: Adjustable boom weights

    Jibe-ho
  43. Re: Should the USA be more like Canada - Canadian immigration sign

    Apparently they are only worried about immigrants from anglophone countries
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    Re: Marine Patrol Officer and DUI

    I consider semis to be the stand on vehicles; tonnage rules
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    Re: Getting off to a bad start

    Wasn't there some talk that Clinton's preoccupation with L'affaire Lewinski distracted him enough to help foster the9/11 terrorist attacks?
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    Re: From The Other WBF

    I like lines of the bow
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    Re: Radio call-in shows

    How did you know it was the most obnoxious one?
  48. Re: Timelapse of a Huge Stinky Corpse Flower Is Surprisingly Beautiful

    Corpse flower to flower corpse
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    Re: I've been through hell.

    Six hours of phone calls; clear danger of swimmer's ear
  50. Re: Women? Why don't you get tired of men making decisions for you?

    Considering the salary gap between men and women, a person would be a fool to hire a man; you could get a better woman, for less!
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