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  1. Re: What makes a mammal a mammal? Our spine, say scientists

    We have a shade cloth screen in part of the garden, because it gets HOT and SUNNY here. Yesterday, there was a smallish fence lizard on the inside of the fence/cloth that the pup could not get! Haha....
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    Re: Singer has outdone themselves

    Have you ever BEEN on a horse? :)

    Peace,
    Robert
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

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    Peace,
    Robert
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    Re: Wooden Bullseye

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    Somesuch like this is terribly simple to make. A hole saw helps, but the circle can be simply cut out by hand, too. A bolt and drill motor make a passable lathe, but all this work...
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    Re: Metal Working

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    I needed a sheet block for this wee little experimental rig we got going, and I found this discarded metal block shell whilst cleaning.
    It had no sheave, but that was quickly remedied with a...
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    Re: What's for dinner

    Got home from softball,practice last night to a big old pot of warmed pesto (made from out yard, save the olive oil, which we should be able to make this year...), brown rice and pasta (for the...
  7. Re: as I was being handed my glass of bourbon

    It’s that extra inch that is the killer. :)

    Kidding. I haven’t set foot on a plane since... oh, a few days after the Concorde crashed.

    Peace,
    Letmeoffletmeoffletmeoffletmeoffletmeoff :)
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    Sigh.

    Peace,
    Robert
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    Re: Scientific knowledge

    You pretending to be open minded.

    Peace,
    Robert
  10. Re: Do you think Jerry Brown is calling for violence?

    Yep. That’s how he rules California’s booming economy and bipartisan legislation that actually does stuff. With an iron fist!

    It is all insult and blister and threats and incitement and pining for...
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    Re: the most elegant of all rigs

    Oof!

    Peace,
    Hehehe
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    Re: Do we even need conservatives?

    I’m back up to ten one armed pull ups and ten one armed chin ups, each side. They complement the twenty wide grip pull-ups and twenty chin ups.

    Peace,
    What Was The Question?
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    Re: A question for our British friends

    I have Irish friends (more like brothers). Their Mum (RIP) was about 8” tall and the scariest lady I ever knew! Haha. She raised 5 of the largest, rough-housingest boys ever assembled, and boy-oh...
  14. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Somewhere out there is a prop from a rugby club who is sorry he ever headbutted me in a bar fight.

    Because we are still friends to this day.

    He still can’t believe I whooped him, and hasn’t...
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    Re: A question for our British friends

    We do all remember it wasn’t long ago that people were slaying each other in the streets over sectarianism in these places, right?

    Like bombs and guns and all?

    Generally laws have to be made to...
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    Re: Sausage Frenzy

    Childhood memory:

    I liked to hit the little nipple on the cap that put the pig down, and lower him into the water bath. Well, not liked, because I always cried, but I enjoyed being so connected.
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    Re: Boatbuilding superpower?

    I have a shelf and if you place a coffee mug, water jar, or sunflower seed bag on the shelf, they magically fill.

    Works for boat nails and screws, too.

    Peace,
    Robert
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    Re: A question for our British friends

    Those are AWESOME!

    Peace,
    Robert
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    Re: How To Build A Pedal Car 2: A Thread

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    Well, even though they are reversed from the ones I plan to use, I made some spindles for the model, finally. I will attach an outer bit with the steering arm and axle attached, but first...
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    Re: Terrapin - a box boat in a box

    Yes to the control line. We had my daughter in a three part purchase, which we didn’t need, but had. Prudence, and all, eh? Hehe.

    Like almost everything about building boats, it’s way harder,...
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    Re: Children's book suggestion?

    No problem. I can also do “Red Leather, Yellow Leather” and “Rubber Baby Buggy Bumpers”.

    The two worst are “You Know New York, Unique New York, You Know You Need Unique New York” and “She Stood On...
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    Re: Terrapin - a box boat in a box

    When I rolled our 20’ plywood sailboat, we just set it on short horses with long tops. Short in height, long in lemgth. :) we scooted it to one end, rolled 90*, scooted it back over, then rolled once...
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    Re: Scientific knowledge

    Statistics show we’re all just an alligator’s dream.

    Peace,
    Rhinodonkeysaurus
  24. Re: Natural history of the water basin in my garden

    My pockets are bottomless.

    Because my pants are so old the material has long since worn too threadbare to patch anymore! :)

    I really have no idea what to budget, as I’ve no idea what’s what. I...
  25. Re: Natural history of the water basin in my garden

    Ummm... Let me go translate what you said before I answer you. :)

    I have no idea the budget. No idea what even to look for or where to start. I imagine we’d look at solid stuff as much as liquid...
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    Re: What's for dinner

    The secret is the silk down soak in water. It makes all the magic.

    With really sweet corn, I let it go until the corn chars just a bit inside the jacket. The whole jacket gets burnt up horrible,...
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    Re: Talk Like a Pirate Day

    Hey.

    I’m Bart. Hope you’re all well, today.

    Reason I stopped you, is, well, I intend to rape and rob you. Your boat kinda sucks, so we’re just gonna sink it after we take all the good stuff.
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  28. Re: Natural history of the water basin in my garden

    More adult than child, are these offsprings.

    We could use somewhat more than a toy, but less than a gold plated. Water abounds for finding little wigglies. We have dozens of varieties of plants...
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    Re: ranger - clean deck thread

    Amateurs.

    Seems a civilized yacht owner would have a lower deck for all the apes to stink up. Keep all those winch thingies down there, too. Ew. Smacks of manual labor, which offends.

    Lets have...
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    Re: It's nice to have imaginary friends

    My wife’s grandfather tells of the Service Station. There was a barrel with a checkerboard on it, and a horseshoe pit. A few benches under an olive tree.

    I imagine, though, it was more civil when...
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    Re: Adventure Time!

    I love the description of time in The Sirens Of Titan. Actually, I just like that book.

    Peace,
    Unk
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    Re: Adventure Time!

    I have never felt closer to you. :)

    Yes, I can play Adventure Time and Bob’s Burgers on the uke.

    Peace,
    Renn Höek
  33. Re: Natural history of the water basin in my garden

    Imagine, if you will, a man. This man has children who need to see microscopic whizznots from beyond the visible scale.

    What manner of instrument would you experienced microscopes suggest? Not...
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    Adventure Time!

    Kids made me watch the last episode last night.

    Pretty deep, really. You and I will always be back then.


    https://youtu.be/y5TkZ9bFodQ

    It was a weird show, which I found oddly funny. This...
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    Re: Scientific knowledge

    Frank,

    I am educated. I have studied science at a collegiate level. I hold a degree in anthropology.

    There is really only one thing here I can’t believe.

    Peace,
    Saddened, Really
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    Re: RIP Pilsbury Doughboy

    We had a plan to loaf this summer. I guess I’ll have to baguette.

    Peace,
    Robert
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    Re: Children's book suggestion?

    Toy Boat is essentially a reimagining of Scuffy, which we also love. Look out for the cow!

    Peace,
    Robert
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    Re: In case you didn't feel old yet . . .

    When I was a youth soccer coach, the girls on the team called me Coach Pumba.

    Peace,
    Evidently Gassy?
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    Re: ranger - clean deck thread

    I’m not really a small boat guy.

    Peace,
    Robert
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    Re: The Gray Squirrels have arrived

    Hadouken!

    Peace,
    Ryu
  41. Thread: Pr0n

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    Re: Pr0n

    That is my son’s new fetish. He aims to build a 12 foot skiff to put a square rig on. Who am I to “design” a skiff and build a model to build to for encouragement?

    Peace,
    Robert
  42. Thread: Pr0n

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    Re: Pr0n

    Seems to me like somebody needs a square sail.

    Peace,
    Robert
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    Re: viel holz vor der huettn

    Pictures of hops, please. They are beautiful.

    Peace,
    Robert
  44. Thread: wooden car

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    Re: wooden car

    I’m working on it!

    Wait. Does plywood count as wood for wooden cars?

    Peace,
    Robert
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    Re: viel holz vor der huettn

    I wish. I bet you’d be fun to go to jail with. :)

    Peace,
    Rouser Of Rabble (On Occasions Such As Fests)
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    Re: Pedaling a bike at 184 mph

    Quiet, you! :)

    Yes, the final blahblahblah. Hehe.

    This is the bomb, I think. Finally what I was after, look wise, even if I thought I might want something different.
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    Re: viel holz vor der huettn

    Oh, I can leaf it be. Fir a split second. Maybe if I log off? Maul out, now, I think. Well, maybe I can wedge one more in the pile. A cord I can.

    Peace,
    Kind Ling
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    Re: Pedaling a bike at 184 mph

    Gah! I totally ruined on of the key parts of my transmission yesterday. Now, not only do I have to get a new one, I have to remodify it. Which is no big deal, if you’re not an idiot like me.

    I’m...
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    Re: Pedaling a bike at 184 mph

    Whoa. I hadn’t noticed the KHS label. They’ve been making these go fast bikes for a hot minute. John Howard’s bike I saw was also a KHS.
    Those angles are insane relaxed.
    And look at all that...
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    Re: viel holz vor der huettn

    That’s it. No more boots for me!

    Peace,
    Robert
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