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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    I'm relieved that 'bama is out. Too much dominance by one program gets boring... and is stultifying for the sport.

    I think the 4 teams that will play for the NC will provide some very interesting...
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    Re: Wordle is blowing my mind.

    I don't know about hints... but the bot is quite useful. Why? For the same reason the military does 'after action' analysis --

    https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2022/upshot/wordle-bot.html
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Decided to snow here after all. Coming down heavy and breezy. Prolly too warm to stick, but we might scrounge a small snowball fight out of it...
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    A boating buddy lives in a dodgy part of town, and chimed in this morning with this story --

    I went to the gas station to get a Gatorade and as I walk up, I noticed these Officers watching a...
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    Re: Wordle is blowing my mind.

    I've only guessed it in one... once. When I was trying out opening words.
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    Re: Wordle is blowing my mind.

    If you like adding complexity... you might like 'Hardle'
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    Re: Wordle is blowing my mind.

    ^^^^
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    Re: Wordle is blowing my mind.

    One of the old h.s. buddies I regularly share results with claims that any time one solves it in 1 or 2... it's luck. I mostly agree. My usual starter worked well today, only leaving me with 37...
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    Primetime is IN the house!

    Deion Sanders will be the new coach at 1-11 Colorado. I bet he'll be able to recruit like gangbusters... but can he coach at this level?
  10. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Morning All,

    There was speculation about some snow this morning, but nope. Only 35F here.

    Hey Tulsy... hope you have a good'n. Everyone have a good one!
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    Re: Political side of inflation

    Wonking Out: When Should We Declare Victory Over Inflation?

    Put on your statistical noise-canceling headphones, and the sound you hear is that of falling underlying inflation. Even Jerome Powell,...
  12. Re: I told my 8 year old grandson that I would pose his question to The Bilge.

    Son1 did some traveling in India after he got out of the Navy. Brought back a big jar of Mango/Lemon pickle. Different. Lots of spices, and in pickled in oil. He said they pickle tons of things.
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    Re: Movies that have held up and those that don't

    Personally, I think the Bilge desperately NEEDS Deliverance... <G>
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    I did get lazy this morning. After the cat woke me very early, I went back to sleep - only to have my sweetie wake me to ask a question. I went back to sleep. Bandicoots woke me up with a question...
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    Pac12 chaos again.

    Utah beats USC in the title game: 47-24. Impressive ---

    LAS VEGAS — I won’t soon forget the sight of Cameron Rising’s Utah football helmet flying off and America wondering if...
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    Re: Movies that have held up and those that don't

    Some great choices so far, but have to add some dark horses...

    A Boy and His Dog, with Don Johnson. Dark humor and timeless truths. Surprised it wasn't first out of Pless' mouth.

    Angel Heart...
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    Re: EVs and cold weather

    It appears the article gives credence to Mr. Grey's concerns --

    A AAA study released in February 2019 tested five EV models at 20 degrees and 95 degrees Fahrenheit including a 2018 BMW i3, a 2018...
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    Ready for that rum now.

    That silly Fredz thinks that putting it on the top shelf will keep his best booze outta the reach of hobbits like Tulsy & Me. Little does he know I send Tulsy up on the...
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    I'm just finishing my lunch break here. I'll swing by later for a rum.
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    Re: Stickers on truck windows

    Didn't they open for Big Brother & The Holding Company?
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Morning All,

    Another cold, cloudy day here. They're talking about a very slight chance of snow over the next several days. Not today, it seems, as it's only down to 38F at the moment.
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    Re: What Are You Reading?

    I finished 'Shantaram' by GD Roberts. Best thing I've read in years.
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    Re: What I get paid for:

    Nifty materials-handling gizmo.

    I assume it's not precise enough that the skins are applied net/net... but require later trimming. That seems like it would be a huge ask.

    Am I seeing that...
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    Re: a well laid deck

    [QUOTE=Breakaway;6764796]Agreed. Its a lubbers move.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro[/QUOTENot necessarily. There are advantages and disadvantages. And circumstances which put more or...
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    Re: What's for dinner

    Coming down the home stretch on polishing off T'giving leftovers.
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    It's not unheard of for me to fall asleep briefly in the recliner while reading a book... before I haul myself off to the bedroom for my main sleep.

    I call that a snore d'oeuvre...
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    I gave a comment. A considerably more considered comment than your silliness.
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    <snort>
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    Re: a well laid deck

    Can't see how Joe & I batting around issues of composition & OCD would add to that total. But you do have a point.
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    The folks who drill deep in sos consider a lot of factors. You seem to want to limit it to one or two. That's silly.
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    Re: a well laid deck

    I bet you can find a local 12-step group to help with your Désordre Obsessionnel Compulsif (DOC) <G>

    You ARE in SoCal, after all.
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    Every analysis I've seen ranks their sos at the top, or very near it.

    But the sport certainly has its biases, inclinations, blind spots, etc. I would contend, for instance, that any other serious...
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    Re: a well laid deck

    So... you insist on 'formal' symmetry, and are uncomfortable with 'informal'?
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    Re: Latest JWST image

    The thing that continues to astonish me is the extent to which macro images like the OP resemble images from electron microscopy. I get it, intellectually... but still find it striking.

    Thanks for...
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    Re: a well laid deck

    Wabi Sabi?
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    Agreed. But I do get the feeling that the CFP committee does give some weight to who's hot and who's not as we get close to bowl season. Tennessee was hot early and tumbled (a bit like my Duckies)....
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    Maybe Glen can finesse a miracle from his present promontory... and get Lefty reinstated <G>

    We had a heck of a morning here. Oma was sick, and went to hospital late. One of the babies was feeling...
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    Re: Corvette drifting?

    Is there a Luxury Marque that hasn't already created one?
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    Re: Corvette drifting?

    A Corvette Crossover, anyone?

    https://hips.hearstapps.com/hmg-prod/images/corvette-suv-copy-1562172837.jpg?crop=0.836xw:0.707xh;0.103xw,0.169xh&resize=1200:*
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    Many years ago, I knew a couple of guys who built Pole Barns. They did so many of them that they could throw one up double-fast. Their company name? Quick Erections. And their tagline? Satisfaction...
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    Morning All,

    Had an early consult at the shop, then a meeting with Son2 at a project he's considering supplying cabinets for. So just now hitting the WBF. Woke up this morning feeling like hello....
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    Corvette drifting?

    Off into it own orbit? Perhaps. Offering multiple models, including (of course) SUV's --

    https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a42096801/corvette-brand-2025/
  43. How antisemitism became an American crisis

    Another manifestation of the Acton Dictum. And a rising problem in the U.S. From accurate & legitimate criticism on the left regarding the ways that Israel is becoming the oppressors they were...
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Yeah... I can make lists with the best of 'em. And if I falter, my sweetie is double-better in that department. Now we'll see how far I actually get...
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    Re: Both sides are not the same

    No, they're NOT the same. From another thread, but germane here, esp. in response to the 'whataboutism' --



    Acton Dictum.

    And, while the R's have embraced the corruption whole-heartedly,...
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    Re: When fishers don't listen to scientists

    Acton Dictum.

    And, while the R's have embraced the corruption whole-heartedly, neither party is immune. And no level of govt. is safe. The longer we allow the Gini coefficient to move the wrong...
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    Re: The origin of College Debt

    Not hardly. But he was a Great Leap Forward for the forces of oligarchy.
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Laundry. Hopefully finish up a proposal for a big project. Call some subs about work on the house. Spend some time at the shop working on existing projects. Making a xmas shopping list. Maybe play...
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    Re: Dutchpp Chosen for BROTM of December…

    Congrats! Looking forward to some brilliant contributions from your brilliant mind!!!

    Beware, though, I heard rumor that Fergus is assembling a legal team. And he's consulted the Trump Organized...
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Morning All,

    We're getting a flood of moisture streaming at us. And cold. Might cold even see a smidgeon of snow on the valley floor. All the ski areas are celebrating.
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