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  1. Thread: 1910 Tesla?

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    Re: 1910 Tesla?

    What was the range on those puppies?
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    Re: Patrick O'Brian is unreadable dreck

    Boo to you, Pless.

    O'Brian is in the pantheon. Even my honey enjoyed the series.

    I suppose you dislike Bernard Cornwell too?
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    Re: The Photo Most Unlike Us

    How do you maintain trim with all that tonnage sitting far out over the stern?
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    Re: Klaatu Barada Nicto

    ^ Best by test.
  5. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Lost in all this dancing-angels-on-the-head-of-a-pin analysis is the overriding and simple fact that to give in to Putin's land grab is to sanctify similar acts by others all over the world in the...
  6. Re: A monumentally stupid idea meets its just reward

    ^ McConnell is truly evil, but McCarthy is simply an ass-kissing empty suit.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    The last time an assault weapon ban was passed during the Clinton era, gun crime went down. The tragedy is that the fools in Congress put a ten-year sunset proviso into the bill.

    All SCOTUS has...
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    Re: A sandfly repellent recipe.

    What works for gnats?
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    Re: What is your go to pain med?

    The European pharmacies when we were there were geat. They had stuff toi clear my sinus cold that I never heard of, but boy did it work wonderfully.

    My go-to is good ol' aspirin, followed by...
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    Re: gun thread, literally

    Where's her tattoo?
  11. Thread: top this

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    Re: top this

    A remarkably intelligent woman!
  12. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Your attempt at snark falls pitifully short in the face of Oppenheimer's stunned comment taken from the Bhagavad Gita at Alamogordo: ' I am become Death, destroyer of worlds '.

    He and his team...
  13. A monumentally stupid idea meets its just reward

    And if it can't even fly in Texas, fer crissake, THAT is how dumb an idea it was.


    Texas 'Anti-Woke' Bank Goes Bust In 3 Months | HuffPost Latest News
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    Re: Brext Benefits - Share the joy

    The current issue of Bloomberg Business Week has a very sobering article titled Broken Britain. The lead says " After a decade of austerity that devastated public services, the UK is bracing... for...
  15. Re: What were your favorite cars from your younger days

    I thought the original Avanti was amazing looking when I was a kid.

    We had a 62 Pontiac Safari wagon. Great for submarine race watching in the back with the rear seats down. :-)
  16. Re: Esa mulls Solaris plan to beam solar energy from space

    #4: +1

    A sexy sci-fi idea that doesn't make much practical sense.

    Now a Dyson Sphere, that's something else. ;-)
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    Re: Sarah Palin goes down in flames.

    A permanent stain on the records of John McCain and Steve Schmidt.
  18. Thread: Chimaera

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    Re: Chimaera

    Wasn't that also the name of a TVR sports car?
  19. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Again, why you all engage with Mr. Russian Bot and his ilk is beyond me.

    Meanwhile, keep killing Russians. Eventually they will get the message.
  20. Re: the far right is already attacking the Club Q hero

    Conservatives have been bad for this country since at least FDR's day.

    They all need to be sent to FEMA re-education camps.
  21. Thread: one motion

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    Re: one motion

    Old Prius got really ugly. Nice job on the re-design.
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    Re: Masks: An informal unscientific survey.

    Only sporadic mask wearers here.

    We do avoid crowded interior places, though, still.

    My doc's office still wants patients to wear masks, I have no problems with that at all.
  23. Re: Irony is beyond the ken of House Republicans

    They don't do nuance, either. Genetically incapable.
  24. Thread: JFK

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    Re: JFK

    In the 80s I had to go to Dallas for the first time for a trade show, and our taxi took us right by the Texas Book Depositiory and the grassy knoll. All I felt was immense rage, and I couldn't wait...
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    Re: Automobili Pininfarina Battista hyper GT

    ^ The third world happily pollutes itself.
  26. Re: NZ supreme court favours votes for 16 year olds

    I sure as hell wouldn't do it. 16 year olds barely know their butts from their elbows.

    However, I was all in favor of lowering the voting age from 21 to 18 years ago, for the very cogent reason...
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    Re: Buffy Sainte-Marie

    ^ Peter Yarrow from Peter, Paul, and Mary once said that he believed folk music could change the world, and for a while, it certainly did.
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    Re: Artemis in distant retrograde orbit

    I am still vaguely disappointed that we can't do better than this glorified Apollo.
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    Re: Circus fat man 1890

    #12: I have always been amazed at the human body's ability to cope with morbid obesity. When your doc tells you that you need to loose 15 lbs, it's unhealthy for you, want about the people who weigh...
  30. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    This whole provocation issue dances around the other issue that if Russia played nice in the international arena, there would be no need to so-called 'provoke' it.

    When the Soviet Union went down,...
  31. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    There is no negotiated settlement until Putin is deposed or dead.

    And the Ukrainians are not dumb enough to agree to any pause.
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    Re: War environmental damage: lead

    I believe that tank penetrators have been tungsten for awhile now.
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    Re: War environmental damage: lead

    Thanks for that link, Paul. I guess that answers my musing.
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    Re: Robert Crumbís self portraits

    Sort of reminds me of Leonardo's 'grotesque' head studies
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    Re: Circus fat man 1890

    If you google fattest states in the country, you will find lots of folk just like him, or even ( gasp! ) worse.
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    Re: Elon is off to a good start.

    Bill Maher noted that Twitter is still operating, even with the reduced staff. The question is, how many people can keep the site up?
  37. Re: Iím old. Iím about to make reference to ďthe good old daysĒ.

    THESE are the good old days - Carly Simon
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    War environmental damage: lead

    Dave Hadfield's vid of flying a Spit the other day had me thinking: wouldn't there be some environmental impact of all that lead flying around and falling onto the ground? There must be uncounted...
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    Re: Chartering a Sailboat in Greece

    Myself, I wouldn't charter over 38'. Keep it simple, and easy to handle for two people.
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    Re: How long before Truth social is dead?

    It will exist so long as Drumph posts to it.
  41. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Keep killing Russians. Eventually they will get the message.
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    Re: Thoughts and prayers time again..

    String the perp up by his cojones, summary justice. Enough of this crap.
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    Re: Anyone else NOT excited by the World Cup?

    None. Nada. Nyet. Fuggedaboudit.
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    Re: Exercising a Spitfire

    Thanks for that. Is that a Type IX?
  45. Re: It's the night before Gun Deer Hunting here in Wisconsin.

    Back in the 80s, when I was helping my father build their retirement home in Plainfield, Vermont, I drove up one time on the first day of deer hunting season. There were nothing but pickups lining...
  46. Thread: Darktable

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    Re: Darktable

    All the previous posts are crazy talk to me.

    I'm an analog guy in a digital world.
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    Re: EVís are becoming mainstream

    #142, #149:

    When we bought our home in ABQ it came with 21 solar panels, for which the previous owner paid $20K for back in 2017... Our monthly bill is the admin fee, between $4 and $5. Like most...
  48. Re: Fans of Hornblower and the Aubrey-Maturin books

    Not seafaring, but:

    Bernard Cornwell was lauded by one reviewer as the natural heir to O'Brian. His Sharpe series is roughly analogous to the Aubrey/Maturin books ( Napoleonic wars, buddy lead...
  49. Re: Twitter will become the AM radio of social media.

    Given the heavy handed way he has gone about re-imaging how to staff the place, and the recent report that after his latest ultimatum people started resigning in droves, coupled with the advertiser...
  50. Thread: Herschel

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    Re: Herschel

    So he doesn't want to be a Senator any more? ;-)
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