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  1. Thread: Goofers

    by Breakaway
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    Goofers

    Osprey ( spring and summer) always diving on fish striking here. Not unusual to see them flying with a fish in their talons. Also, fair amount of red tail hawks in the fall. See them take rabbits or...
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    That looks great! Kevin Sent from my...

    That looks great!

    Kevin


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    RIP to a man who has brought me solace,...

    RIP to a man who has brought me solace, inspiration, joy, motivation and more.

    Kevin


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  4. Re: Egypt: 26 dead as Muslim Gunmen attack Christians again.

    There's no doubt that heinous acts are, and have been, committed in the name of a multitude of gods. I think, though, to consistently respond to terrorist acts committed by those invoking Islam with...
  5. Re: Two stabbed trying to stop anti-Muslim abuse - Portland

    The OP called the offender , "Christ Like," which there is no evidence of.

    Kevin
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    Re: garboard drains

    These do fine under water for long periods of immersion.

    Kevin
  7. Re: Two stabbed trying to stop anti-Muslim abuse - Portland

    The suspect is a dirtbag and he deserves all that the justice system can mete out. However, I did not see any statement by the suspect that he was acting on behalf of Christianity.

    Kevin
  8. The question is whether they claimed to be acting...

    The question is whether they claimed to be acting on behalf of their religion, not which religion they subscribed to.

    The terrorists referenced in this thread ascribed Islam to their act. That...
  9. California coastline is 3400 miles,same as Maine,...

    California coastline is 3400 miles,same as Maine, according to https://coast.noaa.gov/data/docs/states/shorelines.pdf

    The entire east coast coastline, not counting the Gulf coast of Florida, is...
  10. Thanks, Garret. Kevin Sent from my iPhone...

    Thanks, Garret.

    Kevin


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    Nope. Switching to both will give you one big 24v...

    Nope. Switching to both will give you one big 24v battery.


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  12. So was the bill refused because of its...

    So was the bill refused because of its denomination, or because it did not react as expected when swiped by the counterfeit detection pen?

    Kevin


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    She's a beauty. Thanks for sharing, Steve. ...

    She's a beauty. Thanks for sharing, Steve.

    Kevin


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  14. Uhhh.. Amish....Cali is what, 700 or 800 miles...

    Uhhh.. Amish....Cali is what, 700 or 800 miles long? The us east coast is roughly twice that. :-)



    Kevin


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  15. I am confused. Does the article claim that the...

    I am confused. Does the article claim that the cost of generation per gigawatt is lower for solar? Or, is it pointing out that the fee paid the state to create the plant is less for solar than coal?...
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    Sky Blue! Sent from my iPhone using...

    Sky Blue!




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    Heal well! Kevin Sent from my iPhone using...

    Heal well!
    Kevin


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  18. Thread: Top Gun 2

    by Breakaway
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    Top Gun 2

    Met Tom Cruise at a local beach bar while playing volleyball in about 1984 or so. Right after Risky Business came out. The ball went astray and I chased after it. He picked it up, tossed it to me...
  19. Happy Birthday and many more together. Sent...

    Happy Birthday and many more together.


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  20. Re: Big Sur suffers one of California's largest landslide. Highway 1 is closed

    Be interesting to see if the ocean scours out the beach on one side of the newly-formed point.

    Kevin
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    Re: Catboat/launch

    The Gil Smith cats are sleeker than the Cape Cod cats.

    Kevin
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    Rip


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    Re: Atkin's Hearts Desire

    Got the plans! Nice.

    Kevin
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    Re: Trump's Saudi speech

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXoxb9rYqpM


    Kevin
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    Re: Point Comfort 23 in Brooklyn

    Awesomeness!

    Kevin
  26. Re: What if it was a bear, would that have made a difference?

    True dat!

    Kevin
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    the Trumps cover their hair

    As I understand it the yarmulke reminds one that god is above. And lacking today's ability to bathe with soap and water daily, perhaps hygiene was the purpose of circumcision?

    Kevin


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  28. Frantic Googling across the globe as a passel of...

    Frantic Googling across the globe as a passel of Forumites vie to be the first to post the the correct average weight of a boar grizzly!

    We are funny!

    Kevin


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    For alternating current ( ac) there is no...

    For alternating current ( ac) there is no positive and negative. There's hot( black),neutral( white) and ground( green or bare).

    Kevin


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    Re: American Queen

    "We catched fish and talked, and we took a swim now and then to keep off sleepiness. It was kind of solemn, drifting down the big, still river, laying on our backs looking up at the stars, and we...
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    Re: American Queen

    Me, too! They'd hear her whistle, and maybe see her smoke, and the whole town would start heading to the landing.Merchants would leave their shops, housewives would abandon hanging the wash and the...
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    Re: American Queen

    Jimmy, does she have a stern anchor set to, "seaward?" Or, what keeps her stern from swinging ashore?

    Nice shots. I especially like the one from up the road!

    Kevin
  33. Thread: Tess

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    Re: Tess

    Wow. She's a big girl! How old now?

    Kevin
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    Re: YES! Just got a phone call

    Good for ya! Drop a line ...stay in touch.

    Kevin
  35. Messaging is more scripted now than ever. We no...

    Messaging is more scripted now than ever. We no longer get a pols, business's, celebrity's point of view, we get chunks of info intended to move their message along and concretize it in the public...
  36. Thread: oops

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    Read my signature line. Sent from my iPhone...

    Read my signature line.


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    The blades are moving at sub sonic speeds and...

    The blades are moving at sub sonic speeds and needs to be exposed to cut the grass. When the blades are disengaged the mower isn't that loud. If you ran cutting blades off your car engine it would be...
  38. Thread: ****!

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    If he falls in he won't drown ? Kevin ...

    If he falls in he won't drown ?

    Kevin


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  39. Thread: Take Five

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    Re: Take Five

    Can I sneak in some swing between all the cool jazz and bop?

    Gene Krupa and Lionel Hampton,both late in their lives.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7c0dOC3pnQ


    Kevin
  40. Re: So I've been thinking about buying a drone, and I've come to the conclusion that.

    I have a DJI phantom. It works fine, carries a GoPro and has decent range. But I can outrun it in my powerboat. Was real fun when I got it a few years back. But it lost its charm for me to use very...
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    Re: Rogue waves & yacht design

    I can't doubt, Ian. In fact, I have experienced the so-called "Three Sisters," whereby a wave larger than the prevailing waves, and larger than even the biggest waves in the sets, has come along, "...
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    Re: Rogue waves & yacht design

    People get washed off jetties, breakwaters and piers during storms ( or when storms pass offshore causing big seas in calm weather) all the time. Those waves aren't typically rogues waves--their just...
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    Re: culinary pet peeves

    Just pour a dollop from the beverage you are drinking into a bowl and let it sit. Doesn't take more than an ounce or two mixed with about the same amount of mustard powder to make enough for the...
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    Re: PFDs for the rest of us

    You have a point. I bet most of us don't look that good to snorkelers! ;)

    Kevin
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    Re: Rogue waves & yacht design

    I think this knowledge of increased chance of rogue wave encounter falls in the wheelhouse of seamanship rather than design. Be prepared for what might happen; have a well-thought strategy in place...
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    Re: culinary pet peeves

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ea6OET3Zi20

    Kevin
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    Re: culinary pet peeves

    https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/312suljic8L.AA200_PIbundle-6,TopRight,0,0_AA200_SH20_.jpg


    They sell that brand here and, I agree, it is good, Emily!

    Kevin
  48. Thread: Take Five

    by Breakaway
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    Re: Take Five

    Maynard's great! I played him for my daughter who one day was asking about the trumpet and what it sounded like.

    Now she's taking trumpet lessons! (What, speak up! :) )

    Kevin
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    Re: what did peasants in europe eat

    Pease porridge hot?
    Pease porridge cold?
    Pease porridge in the pot, nine days old?

    Kevin
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    Re: culinary pet peeves

    REAL, yes. But BEST mustard is powdered, mixed with flat beer. Consumeth and behold the mustardy miracle!

    Kevin
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