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    Not to put too fine a point on it. ...

    Not to put too fine a point on it.

    http://triviahappy.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/calvinpeeingsecond.jpg
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    There are Bluetooth-enabled OBD2 gadgets that...

    There are Bluetooth-enabled OBD2 gadgets that plug into the OBD2 diagnostic port on your vehicle and talk to OBD2 apps on your iPhone. Some of them have accelerometers on board.

    That lets the app...
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    https://i.pinimg.com/originals/d7/48/2a/d7482afbba...

    https://i.pinimg.com/originals/d7/48/2a/d7482afbbad2caad4cb8a46430b4b7c7.jpg
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    Re: Mar a Largo

    His clearance — such as it was — and need to know ended at 1200 January 20th, 2021 when his term of office expired.

    Not only theft, but espionage.

    18 USC 793



    18 USC 641
  5. Re: The simple joy of listening to original CD's

    LPs had to have the dynamic range significantly compressed to fit everything on an LP (really loud sounds take up a lot of real estate.)

    The one bit of remastering that's acceptable is to remove...
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    Re: Mar a Largo

    My sources in Cincinnati (this is all out in the northern 'burbs actually: Blue Ash and Sycamore Township) tell me that the nutter was armed with a nail gun and a AR-15. He shot up the lobby of the...
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    David Brooks is an elegant writer. And 100%...

    David Brooks is an elegant writer. And 100% wrong, though during the Time of TFG he seemed to have come to his senses.

    But now, he's reverting to form.

    [And yes, a third party would be a great...
  8. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Yup. And it doesn't seem like the Ukrainian equivalent of an SAS commando infiltrated into Crimea with a couple of mortars and wreaked a little havoc. Those were big guns/missiles/whatever.

    Or...
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    Re: Trump Takes The Fifth.

    This leads me to presume any answers would have been self-incriminating.

    And in a civil trial a jury is permitted to make the same presumption. As may the judge if Trump options for a bench...
  10. Re: 70% of Americans want state referendums on abortion.

    Catholics... 56/42 legal/nonlegal split.

    I believe the stance on birth control is probably wider.

    We American Catholics give the His Popiness no nevermind.

    "You no play-a the game, you no...
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    This, perhaps? ...

    This, perhaps?

    https://www.cnn.com/2022/08/09/media/lachlan-murdoch-donald-trump-reliable-sources/index.html
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    Re: Benedict Arnold; Hero Betrayed

    Letter from Alexander Hamilton to James McHenry denouncing Burr, January 4th, 1801:


    My Dr. Sir,

    I was at Albany when your letter got here. I have snatched the full hour from my avocation to...
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    Re: Benedict Arnold; Hero Betrayed

    Alexander Hamilton, by the turn of the 19th century, had known Aaron Burr, served under Washington together, had been both friends and business partners (they practiced law together after the war)....
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    Happy birthday!

    Happy birthday!
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    Incoming artillery does tend to make one's summer...

    Incoming artillery does tend to make one's summer beach holiday less than a success.
  16. Thread: For Joe

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    For Joe

    Quite a few years back, Starbucks announced plans to open in Italy, with Howard Schulz announcing plans to "save Italy's coffee".

    The Italians were not aware that their coffee was in need of...
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    Happy birthday!

    Happy birthday!
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    Errrmmm . . . He is about as mobbed up as you...

    Errrmmm . . . He is about as mobbed up as you can get without being a made man.
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    You mean that McCarthy wanted to appoint only...

    You mean that McCarthy wanted to appoint only Republicans who had participated in the insurrection and were loyal to it to the J6 Committee, which Pelosi was having any part.

    The GOP could have...
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    It wasn't that he "flipped" sides. And his...

    It wasn't that he "flipped" sides. And his treason didn't take start until 1804, while he was Vice-President.

    After he murdered Alexander Hamilton, his reputation was shot. Once his...
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    Benedict Arnold; Hero Betrayed

    Brilliant general, yes.

    And a traitor.

    You should visit Blennerhasset's Island in the Ohio River, where he planned his counter-revolution in conjunction with Spanish agents so he could install...
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    Re: covid positive

    Sorry, man. Been there (wait! I am there!).

    Rest up. Drink lots of water. Naps are good.
  23. Re: Do you think there’s another Tim McVeigh out there?

    Is "Trump signalling" anything like virtue signaling?
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    Re: Bicycle lane signage?

    Ages ago, I rented a bicycle in Amsterdam. Returned it after a couple of hours. Realized there were lots of traffic rules regarding cycling, not to mention signals and signage and I was not au...
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    Re: Bicycle lane signage?

    And dedicated bicycle lanes don't don anything either, except provide a false sense of security.

    The vast majority of car/bicycle collisions aren't bicycles getting sideswiped or tail-ended...
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    Re: Bicycle lane signage?

    That's a sharrow ("share the road arrow"), not a dedicated bicycle lane. They only thing "sharrows" do is to inform drivers that they're supposed to share the road with bicycles.

    Completely and...
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    What! A simple bit of Federal law means what it's...

    What! A simple bit of Federal law means what it's words say it means? That's just crazy talk.
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    Check out Blåkläder work clothes. Really well...

    Check out Blåkläder work clothes. Really well made, quirky (but serious) Swedish work clothes.

    https://www.blaklader.com/en/product/16301320-brawny-work-pants-with-utility-pockets
    ...
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    Pure-Gas is your friend. A field guide to...

    Pure-Gas is your friend. A field guide to stations pumping zero-ethanol,gas in the USA and Canada.

    https://www.pure-gas.org

    Download the app:
    ...
  30. Thread: Milley

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    Milley

    Here's the book excerpt, from the New Yorker, with the full text of Milley's resignation letter (at least, a draft, presumably the one he most liked -- apparently he wrote several drafts) and the...
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    But you didn't have a Zorb. ...

    But you didn't have a Zorb.

    https://youtu.be/Gr5qEVGq38w


    https://youtu.be/Gr5qEVGq38w
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    Back around 1980-82, I somehow wound up with a...

    Back around 1980-82, I somehow wound up with a Trans-Am as a car rental.

    Terrible car , worst handling POS ever.

    Driving in a light rain on a flat road, I spun out on a gentle bend going about...
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    That didn't take long. ...

    That didn't take long.
    ...
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    Anything found during the execution of a search...

    Anything found during the execution of a search warrant may be used as evidence in the prosecution crimes unrelated to the original warrant. So I understand.
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    48th anniversary (just checked), August 8th,...

    48th anniversary (just checked), August 8th, 1974. The Watergate break-in was June 17, 1972 -- pity they couldn't have timed thing to coincide with that.
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    Willing to be the safe was more along the lines...

    Willing to be the safe was more along the lines of, "Either you can open the safe, or we can open the safe the hard way. Cheaper for you if you open the safe."
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    January 6th Committee

    Sh*te be goin' down!

    Seems the FBI just executed a search warrant on TFG's digs at Mar-a-Lago. Wonder which other of TFG's homes/offices got hit? Trump Tower? Bedminster?
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    Apparently, a high-school classmate of mine was...

    Apparently, a high-school classmate of mine was cast in Grease at the age of 16. She spent the summer if 1977 filming Grease and palling around with Olivia Newton-John.

    I don't remember that in...
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    I believe he's referring to American...

    I believe he's referring to American anti-abortion laws,-- near total prohibition, inane requirements on abortion clinics that other facilities doing in-house outpatient surgeries don't have comply...
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    Is that down at Seaview? If I didn't have...

    Is that down at Seaview?

    If I didn't have COVID, I'd come down and visit.
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    I used to know several people who self-identified...

    I used to know several people who self-identified as ovo-lacto-bacon vegetarians.
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    And barges are to rail as rail is to trucks.

    And barges are to rail as rail is to trucks.
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    Rhine River level

    Here's a video unloading a bottom dump hopper gondola. Scrub to about the 6m mark to see the unloading 115 tons of coal (250,000 pounds, 104,000 kilos) in about 5 seconds.
    ...
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    [I've always like the "just turn it over and...

    [I've always like the "just turn it over and shake it" approach.]

    We've got rotary gondolas like that, too, but also bottom hopper gondolas like these, with automated bottom gates. As the gondola...
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    Mary Travers of Peter, Paul and Mary.

    To quote a comment on one of her obituaries, in response to hecklers making fun of the weight she'd gained from her leukemia,

    "She was the hottest thing on...
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    Works for me.

    Works for me.
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    Here's a guy in Abbottsford, BC, milling Alaskan...

    Here's a guy in Abbottsford, BC, milling Alaskan Yellow Cedar shakes at CAD $100/bundle.

    Maybe he'd ship?
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    Happy birthday!

    Happy birthday!
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    Oh goodie. Another spambot.

    Oh goodie. Another spambot.
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    Don't get me started on the bad idea that is the...

    Don't get me started on the bad idea that is the FICA payroll tax disincentives for small businesses and shops.
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