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    Re: Nice survivor…

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  2. Re: selling a boat online - the cashiers check.

    https://www.occ.gov/news-events/news-and-events-archive/consumer-advisories/consumer-advisory-2007-1.html#:~:text=a%20foreign%20country.-,The%20cashier's%20check%20turns%20out%20to%20be%20fraudulent.,...
  3. Thread: Ciao

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    Re: Ciao

    No shorts in the cathedral.
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    Concorde times 4

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    Christmas Eve 1985, British Airways Flew 4 Concorde's, G-BOAA, G-BOAC, G-BOAB, G-BOAG.


    In the words of Concorde Photographer Adrian Meredith: "This was one of the most important and...
  5. Thread: Vespa 946

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    Re: Vespa 946

    Don’t forget the Ruckus
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    Re: Septic system versus holding tank

    How much would the tank cost?
  7. Re: Academy Awards apologises to Sacheen Littlefeather for Oscars speech moment

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    Re: Your Address: climate change risk factors

    Tacoma WA
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    I’m not sure where their numbers are coming from.
    We’ve already had 6 days in July, 3 more predicted for August .
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    Re: Woodstock 53 Years Ago Today

    My late brother in law was drafted into the Army. They put him in the 82nd and he jumped out of an airplane. They sent him to West Point where he helped set up training excercises. He got sent to...
  10. My sister is visiting her friend in Kaua’i. They went to Costco

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  11. Thread: Riva

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    Re: Riva

    This one perhaps?
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  12. Thread: 110 years ago

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    Re: 110 years ago

    The text in the article originates from a March 1912 report in the magazine Popular Mechanics titled, “Remarkable Weather of 1911: The Effect of the Combustion of Coal on the Climate – What...
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    We need a “Like” button.

    So many times I’ll read a brilliant statement, or a witty reaction, and I have nothing to ad, but would really like a way to show appreciation.
  14. Thread: Tucker Carlson

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    Re: Tucker Carlson

    Borowitz

    Senator Josh Hawley is “deeply concerned” that his newfound national reputation for cowardice is overshadowing his commitment to end democracy.
    “People see one video of me fleeing like...
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    Re: Wretched excess

    In addition to Rob’s comments I must add a reference to Shaq’s wicked and very quick sense of humor. I love listening to interviews.
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    Wretched excess

    Shaq O’Neill’s F650 daily driver
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  17. Thread: Olson 30 Envy

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    Re: Olson 30 Envy

    I’d name it “C-Note”
  18. Thread: Ciao

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    Re: Ciao

    Has Joe decided to skip the Amsterdam- Paris part of his plan?
    If so, good idea. 3 weeks in Italy isn’t enough weeks in Italy!
  19. Thread: Riva

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    Riva

    https://youtu.be/TW638tEnd1Q
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    Re: Bull Creek Aviation Museum

    Doesn’t that Vampire have a lot of wood in it?
  21. Re: An assessment of the "Hillbilly Elegy" author.

    Clancy’s been dead for 10 years.
  22. Re: FBI investigating unprecedented threats against the bureau

    If Buford Pusser wrote your buddy a parking ticket, would you publicly threaten to kill Chief Pusser?
    That would be stupid, he knows who you are and where you live.
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    Re: I liked my grandfather's Kaiser

    The back seat of that hudson isn’t a seat, its a full sofa!
  24. Re: FBI investigating unprecedented threats against the bureau

    I’m not seeing the 2nd Amendment connection. Explain.
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    Re: I liked my grandfather's Kaiser

    Don’t forget the 1952 Allstate! It was a 52 Henry J sold at Sears Roebuck.

    Or the Kaiser Traveller, specifically designed for car camping.
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  26. Thread: Rumble…..

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    Re: Rumble…..

    Wasn’t Sharks vs Jets a rumble?
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    Re: Lauren Boebert- Domestic Dispute

    Five deputies with the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 complaint in the Silt neighborhood where U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert lives, but no arrests were made and the incident was over...
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    Re: Anne Hecht R.I.P.

    The evening before the Twin Towers were attacked, the lead story on the evening TV news was that Anne Heche and Ellen Degeneris were splitting up.
  29. Thread: Glorious Storm

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    Re: Glorious Storm

    If an Airstream trailer gets hit by one of those golfball hailstorms, it’s a total loss.
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    Boeing is back in the local news

    Evidently, Boeing engineers have a choice at retirement. Either a monthly check for life or a single lump sum payment. About half take the lump sum. Boeing has announced that the method of creating...
  31. Re: How will DJT attempt to distract from FBI Florida search

    About Obama’s 30,000 pages. They are currently part of the National Archives, not in boxes in his basement. As for the library, can we agree to wait until it’s open?
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    Re: Essex county NJ recent water problems

    Here in grit city, the residential streets are in failure. That means the can no longer be repaved. They must be removed down to dirt and replaced. Meanwhile, we’re spending hundreds of millions on a...
  33. Thread: Heavy thinking

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    Re: Heavy thinking

    and - Perfection is the enemy of “good enough”.
  34. Thread: Glorious Storm

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    Re: Glorious Storm

    Could that have been the same storm that passed over Tacoma yesterday at about 9am? Lots ot thunder and lightning but just a light rain.
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    Re: Query For Our Motorheads

    You can set this to display what they call “acceleration test” whatever that means.
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    Amazon, of course. HUD Head Up Display P6,
  36. Re: Armed man tried to breach FBI Headquarters in Ohio

    Early reports said he carried a rifle and a nail gun. Must have been butane charged, no mention of a compressor.
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    Re: Texas Tower documentary

    Yup. In “Full Metal Jacket” Gunny Hartman boasts of the Marine Corps sharpshooters Whitman and Oswald.
  38. Re: The simple joy of listening to original CD's

    Trivia: I learned, or perhaps its legend, that SONY set the size of the original CD so that Bethoven’s Ninth could fit in its entirety. 75 minutes.

    My peeve: They’ll do a Special Edition with...
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    Re: I've reached that avuncular age

    Wholly Skiff, Batman! Infoplease.com says that 83% of the U.S. population is under the age of 70!
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    Re: I've reached that avuncular age

    Dammit, Pratt, I almost snorted coffee out my nose!!
  41. Dateline: Aug 11. Cincinnati: HERE WE GO FOLKS !!!!!

    An attempted breach of a Cincinnati FBI building has led to an active standoff with an armed suspect in Clinton County, according to officials with Ohio State Highway Patrol.
    According to Ohio State...
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    Re: The promise of the internet

    There’s a chicago entry called “Buddy Guy Radio Legends”
  43. Thread: TSA Pre Check

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    Re: TSA Pre Check

    I don’t know about an app, but years ago we booked a European flight with Delta. Filled out a webpage of questions, one of which was “Are you eligible for Pre Check?” We clicked “yes”, and ever since...
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    Texas Tower documentary

    Our public library offers a service called Kanopy. Download the app, sign in one time with your library card number and you have immediate access to over 10,000 movies.
    A friend recommended...
  45. Re: Life guard races are a unique South Jersey Tradition

    I always associated Lifeguard Competitions with Australia.
  46. Re: Great. Now everyone’s gonna be fly fishing.

    Didja know that Kris Kristofferson was diagnosed with Alzheimers and had been undergoing treatment with a drug that was supposed to lessen the symptoms. After almost a year, his wife met a doctor on...
  47. Back to Bill Russell, just for a couple of minutes.

    Give a listen to Terry’s interview, it covers everything from the various ethnic neighborhoods ib 50s and 60s Boston to why today’s NBAers wear such baggy pants.
    Terry is a gem, and so was Bill. ...
  48. A guy who already own 3 P-51s and a Corsair …

    … now owns a Zero and a Stuka and a P-40 and a Mosquito and a Jenny and a Storch and a Hurricane and a Schturmovik and a Hellcat and a Komet and a FW 190 and a whole bunch of tanks, trucks, and...
  49. Re: Do you think there’s another Tim McVeigh out there?

    Trump has no virtue.
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    Re: Bicycle lane signage?

    I get nervous on my rare trips to Seattle
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