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  1. Thread: Art Deco car

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    Re: Art Deco car

    I passed a charger yesterday which had been vinyl-wrapped gold.
    Like TOTALLY GOLD, like they were shooting a remake of Goldfinger or something.
  2. Thread: Art Deco car

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    Re: Art Deco car

    This is the thing that annoys me lately. The vast majority of modern cars are black or silver or some shade inbetween.

    Watch an old movie from the 60s or 70s, the cars had COLORS. Yellows,...
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    Re: Small SUV for towing?

    Rav4 or cherokee will do fine. The Rav4 will want you to go easy on the uphills.
  4. Re: Architecture - former Brutalist eyesore is now a swank office space

    I'm not entirely convinced that it's an aesthetic improvement to the neighborhood (they really could have done SOMETHING other than glass at the corners), but the curtainwall guys did an excellent...
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    Re: Al Franken, we hardly knew yee

    THIS is whats going to drain the swamp.

    I don't particularly have a problem with that, so long as we're a lot more careful about the replacements than we are about the removals.
  6. Re: Alabama Football - a second amendment approach

    There's the misunderstanding. It's not a game, it's an entire culture.
  7. Re: Alabama Football - a second amendment approach

    We know you're not joking. I don't think Keith is joking either.
  8. Re: What is the most stupid thing you ever did...?

    I worked my ass off in college. DUMB.
    I could have skated through on half the effort with zero effect on the rest of my life. Damn work ethic!
  9. Re: Not panicking ..... stories about staying cool and saving yourself, or others .

    This kind of thing has happened with me several times. All around me seem to be losing their minds, to the detriment of the situation, which I find supremely annoying.
    When I vent this...
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    Re: The curated life

    The dark side:

    https://boingboing.net/2017/11/15/filter-bubbles-r-us.html
  11. Thread: highbuoy

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    Re: highbuoy

    You'd need to drive like a grade-A jackass in order for it to be enforced, but a lot of US states have laws against open wheels. Something like 2" max exposure IIRC from my jeep days.
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    Re: Archery Musings

    How many cameras has BatWife smashed?
  13. Re: Sometimes the Ferryboat Captains earn their Pay

    Wow, that skip was thankful for the light load, he must've had those engines screaming in the early part of that video!
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    Re: The Uranium One scandal?

    We invited thousands of nazis into the inner sanctums of what, now?

    If thousands were invited, how "inner" could those sanctums have been, really?
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    Re: Archery Musings

    I've gotten into archery a few times over the years. Each time I've picked it up for a few weeks but then something else comes along and I don't get back to it.
    Lately, I think I don't have the...
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    Re: The Uranium One scandal?

    Yeah, go on, do it. Investigate.
    Hillary will put on a good show of resistance but really just be happy to be in the limelight.

    Any serious up-and-coming democrats will need to distance...
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    Re: A Confesion and a Plea....

    Alcohol worked, but I don't recall that I ever gave vinegar a legitimate chance.
    With proper ventilation and gloves and goggles, etc, of course.
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    Re: Suing Remington over Sandy Hook

    It isn't a 2nd amendment issue.
    No one is contesting the citizen's right to bear, they're merely asserting that the manufacturer is responsible for the citizen's (mis)use of the product.

    That...
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    Re: Canadian road rage

    If I were a shopkeeper in Montreal and customers were holding my door open all day ("heating the whole neighborhood" as my father was likely to exclaim), I might get upset about that.
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    Re: What's you favorite apple?

    Nicole Kidman must always be at the top of the list of things for which we must thank Australia.
    Yes, I forgive the little tom cruise misadventure.
  21. Re: should someone with such a consistently feeble memory. . .

    but... but.... but he's my new favorite Kate McKinnon character!
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    Re: What's you favorite apple?

    I dunno why I missed this on the first read-through, but yes absolutely! I usually mince the sweeter apples so that they melt in the pie.
  23. Thread: Undone

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    Re: Undone

    Dammit, now I'm pissed about WBRU going christian-rock all over again!
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    Re: The Karmann Ghia thread

    Motorcycle jack.
    https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/8a/07/3b/8a073bdc5df40e2df58a1045a9ee2516.jpg

    It grabs the transmission forks nicely and up goes the whole back end. A pair of...
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    Re: Russian bots going after Keurig

    We're way past the point of this being about whether the accusations are true.

    This has become about how his supporters have rationalized their support, seemingly oblivious to the toxicity of it...
  26. Re: This Mesmerising NASA Footage Set to a 'Sound of Silence' Cover Will Give You Chi

    It's fun to play name-that-city from the aerials.
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    Re: Russian bots going after Keurig

    False equivalency. It's not about conviction, it's about election.
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    Re: What's you favorite apple?

    There is a cider house in Massachusetts (the name escapes me at the moment) which, in addition to their standard offerings, does small-batch work with traditional/heritage varieties.

    Some are...
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    Re: Russian bots going after Keurig

    I like boycotts too, but this one needs to get over itself. The fraction of Hannity fans who will meaningfully change their coffee spending aren't going to matter to Keurig one bit.
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    Re: The Karmann Ghia thread

    Yeah, good reminder. I've found myself out of gas on the side of the road twice already. :D
  31. Thread: Storm damage

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    Re: Storm damage

    Life is far, FAAAAAAR too short for DIY gelcoat repair.
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    Re: Damn song is stuck in my head all day.

    For reasons inexplicable, this one popped into my head this morning and refuses to leave.


    https://youtu.be/NX6dJgmof0E
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    Re: A Confesion and a Plea....

    In my experience there is no one solution.
    I've had moderate success with hot scrapers (rotate through three or four, with the on-deck ones in a pot of boiling water) to slowly peel the bulk...
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    Re: The Karmann Ghia thread

    Quarterly-ish update.
    Sorry about the image size, can't seem to remedy that right now.
    https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1712400.jpg
    https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1712403.jpg
    ...
  35. Thread: pr0n

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    Re: pr0n

    Morris 40-something?

    no, must be something else, I don't think Morris does tillers.
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    Re: I really hate retailer affinity programs

    Norman, it's not a generic tag, it's the cashier's personal tag. They're happily taking the gas points.
    (I don't object to this at all)
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    Re: I really hate retailer affinity programs

    The one program I use quite a bit is the "contractor's card" at Lowe's. I established the account when I needed to buy $5k worth of decking a few years ago, but it's been worthwhile ever since.
    ...
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    Re: John Oliver sums it up again

    We would genuinely be better off if Trump were getting his daily briefings from an actual fox, and his friends; a hedgehog, and a weasel with its head stuck in a tin can.


    oh, that's good stuff.
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    Re: Modern Muscle Car

    Would you want a classic with one.... Norm, it appears that LOTS of people do.

    Just as a fun little exploration/expirement, search your local craigslist for cars and limit the model years to a...
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    Re: Modern Muscle Car

    Does it have a special "press here to pop the clutch and smoke the tires" button?
  41. Re: SV14, an exciting boat for physically challenged sailors

    Very cool.
  42. Thread: Atmospheric

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    Re: Atmospheric

    oooooo I might need to give that one a shot.
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    Re: Boats for the individualist

    Ron,

    The Luders fleet (for 20+ years now?) is at USCGA New London. Those are the Annapolis boats which to my knowledge are simply called "Navy 44s".
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    Re: more bad boat names

    The Fu is strong in you today, MMD
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    Re: Hernandez and CTE

    It's already changing, just not necessarily in a nice clean linear fashion.
    I had (separate) concussion-related conversations with three coaches yesterday.

    Youth-football coach: Numbers are way...
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    Re: R.I.P. Higgie Baby

    Who'll look after the lads now?

    https://i.pinimg.com/564x/9e/18/59/9e18596e8ac482600d50cb05e5504d95--black-doberman-doberman-dogs.jpg
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    Re: Happy Birthday, Leathernecks!

    Good to see you Donn.

    Thanks for your service.
  48. Thread: Vinc Scully

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    Re: Vinc Scully

    DAMN he's good!
  49. Thread: Vinc Scully

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    Re: Vinc Scully

    This whole thing should be boiled down into a powerpoint lesson on confirmation bias.
    None of what side A is doing means what side B thinks it means, and vice-versa.

    I too am done with NFL (until...
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    Re: Stone Horse for sale (not mine)

    Thinking back about ten years now, was the summer in which we had paid dearly in order to have the boat moored very close to home, the initiative was to make that expense worthwhile by using the boat...
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