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  1. Re: You can lay the blame at the feet of the Baby Boomers.

    You have no idea.
  2. Re: You can lay the blame at the feet of the Baby Boomers.

    I don't agree with a lot of what you say.

    I belong to a local club whose membership has doubled in the past five year, a club that has donated thousands of pounds of food, thousands of dollars...
  3. Re: You can lay the blame at the feet of the Baby Boomers.

    Are you familiar with any sort of volunteer service organization, Lions, Rotary, etc.? If you were you would get some insight into how much sharing actually takes place.
  4. Re: You can lay the blame at the feet of the Baby Boomers.

    Come on, he's more aptly a "Generation Jones," 1955 - 1964. Boomers are 1946 - 1954. A significant difference.
  5. Re: Letís see each otherís pets or animals, past or present.

    123942
  6. Re: Iím old. Iím about to make reference to ďthe good old daysĒ.

    Not only that, the text book for my 1960 high school auto mechanics class was just a 1/2 inch thick, and was sufficient to do all sorts of maintenance on any American car.
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    Re: Bought a new phone - after seven years

    Do you like it? I've been watching the Pixel 6 and 6a as possible alternatives to Samsung. I'm thinking they might be discounted even more next year.
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    Re: Do all dogs eat

    Northwest dog owners have always called that "Kitty Roca."

    If anyone sees the performance my husky puts on, and how she's all over me for 45 minutes after I come back from a week's vacation -...
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    Re: Bought a new phone - after seven years

    I've always been impressed by the apparent high quality of the iPhone build. I look at them more frequently now because I like a small phone, and apple has kept an array of smaller phones, and prices...
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    Re: Bought a new phone - after seven years

    My Samsung J3 will be coming up on 5 years soon. I replaced the battery earlier this year and have been very satisfied. I was concerned that any "new" battery might have been sitting in a warehouse...
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    Re: Men are pigs, especially boat builders

    Nope, but I have been noticing your posts.
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    Re: Men are pigs, especially boat builders

    See my comments on the Herschel thread.
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    Re: Men are pigs, especially boat builders

    You're wrong, it was tongue in cheek. How do I know? Wisdom and experience.
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    Re: Men are pigs, especially boat builders

    One thing is very clear Tom, you simply don't understand "tongue in cheek," (and neither do a few others on this forum). You try to be so serious, all the while missing the point in a most juvenile...
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    Re: Men are pigs, especially boat builders

    Go for it Tommy! You need opponents so badly you create them.

    Many intelligent women have commented on Solnit's "mansplaining." Go after them if you're so keen on fighting. For example:

    Why I...
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    Re: Men are pigs, especially boat builders

    Wi-Tom, come back after you've read a few critiques of Solnit's work by female authors. I happily note that one of them used my very words: "wallowing in victimhood."
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    Re: Men are pigs, especially boat builders

    Where have you been the past 10 years? The internet and popular magazines are teeming with the products of millions of "writers." Sure, I'm cynical about SOME popular writers, trying to make a buck...
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    Re: Men are pigs, especially boat builders

    I think Detweiler has a choice here, she can play the victim, or she can get on with her life. If the oppression is so overwhelming then what chance does she have of eliminating it without lots of...
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    Re: praising plastic catboats

    I very much like this thought, I like all of it.
  20. Re: 8,000,000,000 People on the planet as of yesterday

    The eight billion don't give a sh!t.

    What do they give a sh!t about?

    TikTok had 1,398,000,000 monthly users in January 2022.

    Shake your booty baby!
    ...
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    Re: Men are pigs, especially boat builders

    There's a simple solution for Detweiler, she can simply tell the interfering man to f*ck off, and go about her business.

    True competence gets on with job at hand and is not at all bothered by the...
  22. Thread: Herschel

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    Re: Herschel

    L Z Granderson did a piece in yesterday's LA Times that pretty well summarizes Herschel Walker and the Republican Party (Granderson is black, if that matters):
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    Re: Small Field Work/Camp trailer

    A good option, and probably at least 500 pounds lighter and one third the cost, home built.
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    Re: Small Field Work/Camp trailer

    Another tear drop, eh? Mink campers. Net weight 520 kg, gross weight 750 kg, tongue weight 74 kg. Maybe 17,000 euros. Do they have US dealers? I don't know, does occasional camping require this...
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    Re: The Antipope of Mar a Lago

    And then some fools believe and love this:


    https://images.fineartamerica.com/images/artworkimages/mediumlarge/3/you-are-not-alone-danny-hahlbohm.jpg
  26. Re: Has anyone watch Trump go unhinged about the midterms on TruthSocial ?

    Liar, cheat, thief, and rapist.
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    Re: Small Field Work/Camp trailer

    Best advice here! Simple, cheap, and you actually used a utilitarian vehicle rather than dreaming about a fancier one.
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    Re: Predictions for this week.

    I've always enjoyed reading 538. Not so much for the predictions, but because those predictions are no way near as accurate as Nate Silver would have you believe. He's a star and a millionaire now...
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    Re: Small Field Work/Camp trailer

    Does that Tiny Tot have a 3 inch flue? Did you run the chimney pipe out the side, or out the roof? How did you handle the penetration - insulation, airgap, what? How do you cover / handle the...
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    Re: Predictions for this week.

    Hallelujah!

    Looks like a repudiation of the Trump backed, fair election denier, automatic weapons for everyone, Green Beret pretty boy, with boogaloo boy friends, and a source of income from a no...
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    Re: How did we get here ?

    Difference of degree is irrelevant to you because you lack the intelligence to rationally evaluate, compare, and contrast. You'll never know and understand what you don't know.
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    Re: I wan'na see Trump run again in 2024

    Another opportunity for the vast majority of Republicans to unanimously shout him down and disown him. Anyone who doesn't has no stake in this country.
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    Re: How did we get here ?

    At least a third of the population is ignorant and no goddamn good.
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    Re: Predictions for this week.

    We have a Trump backed racist Republican running in my Congressional district. One of his preelection promises is to impeach Biden (and he touts the usual Trump election fraud claims too)....
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    Re: Yet another ID this airplane thread.

    And from the National Archives Catalog:

    https://catalog.archives.gov/id/179036478
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    Re: Yet another ID this airplane thread.

    No picture there. This site gives a photo ID: National Archives and Records Administration 80-G-K-1142

    https://laststandonzombieisland.com/2021/06/28/pan-am-clipper-mariner-edition/
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    Re: every dog has thair day and this is ours

    122615
  38. Re: Halloween... what's it like in your area?

    Ran out of candy. At least 80 kids. Stopped counting.
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    Re: Tablesaw can get you

    Jesus H. Christ.

    Maybe I'll sell my Bosch contractor's saw and get the compact Sawstop.

    I hope you can get over this horrible event.
  40. Re: Bronx Joe makes a minor appearance in a grocery store

    Bravo! You did the right thing. Just try to do it quietly and unobserved.
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    Re: Is this real? Or is it The Onion?

    Look at those pictures and now you know why an entire family was taken to the basement of the Ipatiev House.
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    Re: Uncle Joe, comes out swinging

    You don't have the necessary mental skills to compare the two men. Bye bye.
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    Re: Igot hacked

    It should be simple. The geek squad guys will answer all your questions. You need to immediately warn everyone on your email contact list that you may have been hacked and beware. The hackers are...
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    Re: What am I not understanding?

    You can take it or leave it. I pay for a magazine subscription just to reflect on OPINIONS.

    Peter Schjedahl liked Blinky:

    "You should know about Blinky Palermo. By the time he died, suddenly,...
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    Re: What am I not understanding?

    There's nothing wrong with you Jim Bow, despite what anyone says to the contrary. You don't have to study it or try to understand it.

    There's market value and there's intrinsic value. Remember...
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    Re: Igot hacked

    It happens to lots of people John. As far as I can tell from the few unsuccessful attempts that hackers have made on our phones and computers, it almost always requires US to naively aid the hackers....
  47. Re: The incredible ocean statue of Neptune (Poseidon) in Gran Canaria, Spain

    He has a cockle shell over his unit.
  48. Re: an entirely appropriate yacht for a bond villain

    https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/worlds-first-hydrogen-powered-superyacht-644-million


    " was much confusion on Monday if there was already a buyer who had paid the hefty $644 million...
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    Re: Make your smart phone a dumber phone

    I'm just curious, has Verizon raised the Tracfone rates since they took over the company?
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    Re: The Holocaust, the Roma, and today

    For certain.

    Andre Bequin and Wauwilermoos.
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