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  1. Re: Using homemade rocket to prove the earth is flat

    If the earth is a flat disk, won’t the horizon appear curved as well? Or is he looking for corners?
  2. Re: Using homemade rocket to prove the earth is flat

    Wouldn’t it be a helluva lot easier to buy a sailboat and just sail off the edge to prove it?
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    Re: Al Franken, we hardly knew yee

    And I’m sure you can find people who Mother Theresa treated like crap. What’s yer point?
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    Re: RIP net neutrality

    The robber barons have installed themselves and aren’t even trying to hide it anymore.
  5. Re: Using homemade rocket to prove the earth is flat

    Says he’s going up into the atmoflat. :D
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    Re: Trump, 'Net neutrality to go'

    This administration has been stacked with corporate greed from the start. The people be damned. Your internet bills WILL go up.
  7. Re: Hearing protection headphones with built in Bluetooth speakers and microphone.

    Are these work type more noise insulating rather than noise canceling? Do they stop more noise than the Bose? I use the Bose on the boat and they do a pretty good job of canceling some of the engine...
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    Re: A problem with car "blue books"

    First, she doesn't want to sell it. Second, of the very few that are available for sale, they go for more than that.
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    Re: A problem with car "blue books"

    We have that discussion a lot. She has a 1987 Corolla GTS coupe, dual overhead cam. She loves it and drives it almost everyday in spite of also having a 2015 Audi S5. That particular Corolla has...
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    Re: Al Franken, we hardly knew yee

    Thanks Lew and Lindy.
  11. Thread: Paper Airplanes

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    Re: Paper Airplanes

    And let's get this one out of the way right off the bat.

    http://www.smithjournal.com.au/images/blogs/2015/Paper_Plane/Paper_Plane_Smith_Journal_X.jpg
  12. Thread: Paper Airplanes

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    Paper Airplanes

    Why not? It's better than talking about Christmas :D

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    Re: Taildragger jets

    Well, this flies. :)

    http://diy.sndimg.com/content/dam/images/diy/fullset/2013/2/5/0/CI-Jessica-Downey-straw-airplane-boy-close_s4x3.jpg.rend.hgtvcom.616.462.suffix/1420792306935.jpeg
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    Re: Your choice of Christmas decorations?

    It isn't Christmas yet. Can we talk about boats or cars or airplanes or something? Even politics is better than Christmas this early.
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    Re: Taildragger jets

    Does JATO count?

    http://dc3dakotahistory.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/zoom-sk3.jpg
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    Re: Your choice of Christmas decorations?

    I tried to get two thousand candles on a birthday cake, didn't turn out well.
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    Re: I miss two tone cars

    Sadly, sold it a few years ago. I had it about thirty years and I still miss it. The main reason for selling it was lack of a place to park it in the city. Our neighbors were always polite but...
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    Re: Smoking My First Turkey

    I’m glad the deep frying in peanut oil fad is past.
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    Re: How did you meet your spouse?

    :D :D Thass beautiful man. The most romantic story so far.
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    Re: How did you meet your spouse?

    See Post #14. And, contrary to popular belief, Washington is not a common law marriage state. :) She’s free to kick me out anytime she pleases.
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    Re: new to the chrysler dodge family so to speak

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    Re: Cars that have disappeared

    I'm ogling the Alfa behind it.
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    Re: How did you meet your spouse?

    Earlier in the thread I described meeting the woman with whom I've been living for 32 years. However, we are not married and as the thread title calls for "spouse", technically I should describe how...
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    Re: I miss two tone cars

    I don't think I'll submit my truck as a two tone. Not exactly thick creamy paint.

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    Re: Cars that have disappeared

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    Re: Al Franken, we hardly knew yee

    Thinking now that I had better clarify this for forumites who do not read links and think Franken has eight more accusers. The eight women referred to are former Franken work associates who all say...
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    Re: Al Franken, we hardly knew yee

    Here are eight of them so far:

    https://www.google.com/amp/amp.timeinc.net/time/5030073/al-franken-female-staffers-defend
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    Re: new to the chrysler dodge family so to speak

    That’s purdy.
  29. Thread: More Moore.

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    Re: More Moore.

    I know we have some nice folks from Alabama on the forum who are certainly not stupid. But are all the rest of them?
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    Re: I miss two tone cars

    I agree that is a great example of two tone non-metallic paint. That’s a beauty.
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    Re: I miss two tone cars

    Too metallic and not two tone. Just plastic.
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    Re: I miss two tone cars

    Non-metallic is good.

    https://i.pinimg.com/736x/24/46/b1/2446b1347666e2aa10c456d684c1c8d2--crowns-victoria.jpg
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    I miss two tone cars

    And thick creamy paint that isnít all metalliced to death.

    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-EGX0g_9I1gE/Ugq9zLrUbSI/AAAAAAAAtLc/5qIR9Kt0B-Y/s1600/%2756_dodge_coronet_lancer_quarter.JPG
  34. Re: Can I ask another non politically correct question ?

    Saw Davis as the guest speaker at Evergreen College graduation a couple of years ago. She’s still a firebrand.
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    Re: A sports team named the Eskimos

    Wasn’t it originally something like Esquimaux?
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    Re: Restoration of BC Salmon Troller "Petrel"

    Looking good Chris. As far as the stairs, on Snoose from the aft cabin we go up the ladder, outside across the bridge deck, open the pilot house door, thru the pilot house, down the stairs to the...
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    Re: new to the chrysler dodge family so to speak

    http://www.imcdb.org/i146822.jpg
  38. Re: An Ex-Google Exec Is Founding a Religion Where People Worship an AI God

    I’m going to try to squeeze another 25 years or so out of her, then the rest of you can have the whole shebang.
  39. Re: Can I ask another non politically correct question ?

    Hell, she’s STILL a hottie.

    But geez Ted, we really need to know more about you and Ms. Steinem.
  40. Re: An Ex-Google Exec Is Founding a Religion Where People Worship an AI God

    Gives a whole new importance to, RTFM. :D
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    Re: new to the chrysler dodge family so to speak

    My first car. Is this what you had in mind? :)

    http://www.collectorcarads.com/Picture1/100_0083.jpg
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    Re: Seaview Boatyard

    Maybe, but hopefully not. Still several other haulout yards in the area for small boats. But coupled with their added space from expanding into the parking lot last year, this new machine will allow...
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    Re: Seaview Boatyard

    Havent seen him in a while but with this new toy I wouldn’t be surprised if he shows up.
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    Re: Seaview Boatyard

    This thing is brand new out of the box, arrived in five containers. Makes the old 50 ton look like a toy.
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    Seaview Boatyard

    Iíve been wondering what they were going to do with all that money Iíve been paying them for haulouts.

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    Re: from the flight deck

    Well, I guess you effectively got rid of that image over Texas that was burned in my mind. :)
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    Re: from the flight deck

    And why is that germane to telling us you were watching the news?
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    Re: from the flight deck

    TMI.
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    Re: from the flight deck

    Where are the cup holders?
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    Re: Tankless Water Heaters

    Back in the day a lot of boats had Paloma (brand) propane on-demand water heaters. More recently Bosch kind of took over the market. I was initially going to install a Bosch unit on my boat but the...
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