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    Re: Biden goes lower and lower

    If the economy turns around within a year of the 2024 election, Biden will have a chance.
    If not, he is toast.
    It's as simple as that.
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    Re: Biden goes lower and lower

    Biden exiled Trump to Mara logo.
    Mission accomplished.
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    Re: Prayer and sports

    Prayer is complicated. If anyone is looking for a definitive answer here in the Bilge, they will be disappointed.
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    Re: Biden's Betrayal?

    ^ I was just going to point out the Lucy-with-the-football thing.
    Biden thinks he can dance with the Devil and win.
    McConnell will go back on his word in a heartbeat.
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    Re: JWST first images

    So why do we have to wait until July 12th to see them if they have some images now?
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    Re: Country music? Things have changed.

    Country music died at least 25 years ago. I used to be a big fan.
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    Re: POLITICAL Memes

    113999
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    Re: Gym Jordan gets owned on twitter

    We're getting a real education on the definition of hearsay.
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    Yep. Thinly veiled threats.
    I don't know what that poor girl will do for a living now. No Republican will hire her.
    I wonder what she's doing now.
  10. Re: '57 42 foot Constellation. Trying to reduce 14' 6" height for road transport

    That looks easier said than done.
    Is there a water route available?
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    Re: Robert Reich: Liz Chaney for President

    She's not in the Senate, she is a member of the House.
    But not for long. She is going to get trounced in the primary by the Trump Hate Machine.
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    Re: Anybody have a well?

    My well is 400' deep and the water level is about 30' below the surface.
    Submersible pump is placed at 250'.
    Beautiful, clear icy cold water.
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    By doing this, her life in conservative politics might well be over. That's what I mean about the "Darth Vader Moment". she destroys the emperor, but at the cost of her own political life (remember,...
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    I'm glad she came forward, but what was her motive? Did she come to a "Darth Vader Moment" where she finally realized the Emperor (Trump) had to go or did she do it to save her own reputation and any...
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    Re: Trolling Joe Tesla

    No question, just an update on another happy Tesla owner.
    They need the roomy Model Y for dragging two small children around with all the accessories involved.
  16. Re: Boebert is tired of this "Separation of church and state junk"

    "Render unto Caesar those things that are Caesar's and render unto God those things which are God's"
    Some guy said that long, long ago and I'm good with it.
    If Boebert read more about this guy, and...
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    Re: Trolling Joe Tesla

    Trolling Joe again.
    Our daughter drives a Model 3.
    With their growing family, her husband just ordered a Model Y.
    Not due for delivery until at least January.
    I'll let you know how they like it....
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    Eastman is now suing to get his phone back. Poor baby.
    Waaaaaaahhhhh.....
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    Re: Fourth of July rant

    Decades ago our infant son was scared witless by a-holes blowing off 4th of July fireworks for a week.
    I could have killed 'em.

    Here in Vermont, we do have a few that blow the stuff off, but it's...
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    Tomorrow will be our 42nd wedding anniversary.
    The perfect gift would be damning evidence against Trump and his minions.
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    Re: Mystic Mix 2022

    Our son got married five years ago on the dock at the Long Island Maritime Museum. The reception was held next door at a local country club. During the cocktail hour, I snuck back to the museum to...
  22. Thread: What is it?

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    Re: What is it?

    Alien space craft hiding in plain sight.
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    Yes, but not for a couple of weeks.
    Announcing a immediate hearing out of the blue indicates they found something very damning that has to be reported right away. If this turns out to be not much...
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    Either that or they are running this whole thing like a reality show.
    I hope I'm wrong and they have something really damaging to Trump.
  25. Poll: Re: Stop me before I do something irreversible

    If it were my boat, I'd replace the deck with occume marine ply sealed with epoxy, then paint.
    Second option would be to fiberglass the existing deck.
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    Re: The state of the Union?

    Things are a bit shaky, but I think we will survive as a Union.
    Of course, if T**** gets elected in 2024, all bets are off.
  27. Thread: deadline

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    Re: deadline

    Decades ago I built my first glued lap boat, a Tom Hill 11'6" Charlotte canoe.
    When finished, I started a second. After the garboards went on, the boat sat for years while I built other boats.
    I...
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    Re: My favourite motor boat

    I've always loved the shape of a harbor launch. That's why I built my Palmer.
    Being a displacement hull, it cuts through the waves rather than pound over them.
    Of course, with a hull speed of...
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    Re: Ireland....Must See

    Every novel I ever read that took place in Ireland had it always raining, foggy, pitch darkness of night or all three at once.
    We had great weather! A bit cloudy but only one day of true rain and...
  30. Re: Glued plywood lapstrake- scarf in situ?

    I've built five glued lap boats. The last two I scarfed the planks right on the molds.
    Worked out fine.
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    Re: trolling rich jones

    I got the plans for my Palmer right there at Mystic. I had a hell of a time tracking them down.
    I knew that Robert Baker had taken the lines off a Palmer and that his collection of plans had been...
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    Re: trolling rich jones

    Sure looks like a Palmer fantail launch.
    I've built one as has Forum member Jim Conklin. (did I spell his last name correctly?).
    Both were strip planked. I used electric power, Jim put a one-lung...
  33. Re: If someone handed you a million dollars...

    A million really isn't that much nowadays.
    I'd invest it in some good wine.
    None of the screw cap crap. :d
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    Re: Will there be violence tonight?

    I certainly hope not.
    Democrats are civilized and compassionate people, not like the Trumpsters at all.
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    Re: i think i might survive the day now

    I dream of such a breakfast.
    My diet allows for about 100 calories for breakfast.
    Sigh.....
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    Re: Dow Jones

    Dow jumps over 800 points today!
    Of course, the media only reports when it drops.....
    Bad news is good. Good news is boring.
  37. Thread: Biden 2024.

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    Re: Biden 2024.

    During those court cases, the Trump lawyers spoke of "alleged fraud". When asked by the judges for actual evidence of fraud, they were mute, knowing damn well there was none and if they presented...
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    Re: Woodenboat show (WBS) This weekend!!!!!!!

    Looking forward to a group photo!
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    Re: crummy shingle design ruining my day

    Sorry about that... didn't mean to be a Debbie-downer.

    I had my roof replaced 11 years ago with shingles purchased from the local building supply yard. Last year I had a skylight installed. The...
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    I heard that he's want it televised live on prime time. I say give him immunity and let the fun begin.
    Hell hath no fury like a politician scorned.
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    Re: 20 years of screwcap closures for wine.

    We Northeast Elitist Liberals have a reputation to maintain!
    We gots culture, ya know! :d
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    Re: Restoring a cedar strip boat

    You've done a beautiful restoration!
    Others might howl, but I would suggest thickened epoxy.
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    Re: 20 years of screwcap closures for wine.

    Then why are screw caps used only on the cheaper wines?
    I'm not a wine snob, but if it's under $12/bottle, I usually don't touch it.
    I only have one glass a day, so it's got to be worth it.
    I want...
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    Re: SCOTUS strikes down century-old gun law

    Thus, confirming that the radical right McConnell Supreme Court and the Republican Party does not give a damn how many men, women and children are slaughtered in the U.S.
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    Now we know the GOP congress critters who requested pardons, thus admitting their quilt.
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    Re: Post Boat Show EBS

    Hmm... do ya think my daughter and my wife would be pissed if I skipped the birth of our granddaughter to attend your fine party?
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    Re: crummy shingle design ruining my day

    The "Ah Ha" moment came when you mentioned the orange box store.
    They are known to buy from major brand names, but have that brand name produce
    products that are inferior to those produced for...
  48. Thread: At the WBS!

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    Re: At the WBS!

    Let the fun begin!
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    Re: dubbing off the transom

    It's a matter of taste. I would leave it square to the transom myself.
    I built a sail/oar skiff once where the design called for the transom to be beveled level with the waterline.
    I did it but...
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    Re: An Ilur in Hansville

    You've done a masterful job on that vessel.
    Well done, sir.
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