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    Re: The holdout

    https://www.seattletimes.com/pacific-nw-magazine/searching-for-edith-macefield/
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    Re: its not about the camera

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    Same old cheapy phone. I don't try to compose I just take a few shots for myself to remember the hikes.
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    Re: its not about the camera

    2018 Samsung J3 ($59) taken today. My brother's iPhone 13 however, does take sharper and better color resolution though.

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    Re: Got me some new Apple Watch bands

    Gee, my Casio F91W is no longer available for 8 bucks. If I ever have to get a new one what will it cost?
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    Re: Groom Service the series.

    Good idea!

    Clearly routine grooming would be too boring to hold viewership. I figure the producers might go for an "R" rating with primarily flashbacks in every episode, exploits with an up and...
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    Re: Groom Service the series.

    Looks like "the Diamond Collar" series might come closest as a crib sheet for the new "Groom Service series, it even as a New Yorker as leading man:

    SERIES INFO

    James Guiliani used to run with...
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    Re: Groom Service the series.

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    Re: Norweigen Wood

    Norwegian
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    Re: Angle grinder

    Do you suppose he or his doctors tried sitting him in a tub of ice water first?
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    Re: I like bicycles.

    Your failure to understand "tongue in cheek" is noted.
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    Re: I like bicycles.

    I focus on "Italian" because I don't believe that there is a Selle Italia saddle over 145 mm wide. Perhaps I'm mistaken??

    If not, what does that say about pairing to fit? Is it a limitation?
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    Re: I like bicycles.

    I think you've discovered the secret. Your saddle is just over 8 inches wide. I have what looks like a small muscular butt, but I seem to be more comfortable with the extra width. The Wittkop model...
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    Re: I like bicycles.

    I second the Wittkop choice. I believe the one I'm happy with is just a little bit wider than the one you recomend. I think mine is "city" whereas your choice is "touring. I'm just a little guy but...
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    Re: I like bicycles.

    I wonder how it feels pedaling the oddball cranks in the color photo?
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    Re: Awash in cash

    I'm a stickler for fairness (remember, I said the extra attention Brittney Griner got was unfair to the other more pedestrian U.S. detainees in Russia). So, in assuaging my feelings about the...
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    Re: A new Method of Execution

    Are "highs" always benign?
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    Re: A new Method of Execution

    Anyone who has had confined space training and experience, and worked in those settings knows and has seen the effects of breathing nitrogen. It's hard to imagine a more benign way to go.
  18. Thread: Air bnb

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    Re: Air bnb

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/08/travel/airbnb-host-refund.html
  19. Re: Steve Job’s daughter disses the new iPhone.

    Did you get the small S22 (5.75" x 2.78") Or one of the larger versions?

    I just bought a new battery in March for my Galaxy J3 and couldn't be happier. At 5.62" x 2.76" it meets my size...
  20. Thread: Air bnb

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    Re: Air bnb

    We stay in AirB&B's when it makes sense for location and price. But we're quiet, clean, considerate, polite, responsible, etc., etc.

    But 30% of the population are assholes at least some of the...
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    Re: Dog’s gone bad

    The Taurus Judge or S&W Governor might be easier.
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    Re: Dog’s gone bad

    https://youtu.be/EvU4VFMiyt4
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    Re: Why is it....

    You should go earlier. Get there before the deli section opens and you might be able to get one of yesterday's barbeque chickens for four bucks.
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    Re: Why is it....

    For years now I've been commenting that there is often a distinct difference between urban Walmarts and rural Walmarts. I occasionally go to a particular rural Walmart. Service there is first class,...
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    Re: I like bicycles.

    I admire his stainless steel strapless toe clips, but 80 bucks deters me.
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    Re: What’s waiting fro me when I return

    I know squat about the latest and greatest bike tech, I just ride. I think if I had to face those I'd probably go with the heaviest, multilayered Schwalbe tube type mountain bike tire with a Mr....
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    https://image.cnbcfm.com/api/v1/image/107015191-1644871902628-gettyimages-1238158815-AA_03022022_600584.jpeg?v=1644871979&w=717&h=403&ffmt=webp

    "I had no idea the trailer rent was overdue."
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    Re: Gun volence and medical trauma

    When a city gives up on supporting its police force:

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    Re: What’s waiting fro me when I return

    Do you recall what your original tires were? I only ride on roads but I see road cyclists repairing flats all the time. I use Schwalbe Marathon Plus HS440 tires and I simply don't get flats, 3 days...
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    Re: What’s waiting fro me when I return

    Curious, why did you go tubeless? Curious, do you generally do all of your bicycle maintenance yourself?
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    I bet she only took one take for this picture:

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    Pless posts pix but he never follows though. Here's more on the car in the picture:

    The Trabantamino is an amalgam of two different now-defunct Cold War era types: the East German “people’s car-”...
  33. Re: how do normal, reasonable people come to support fascism

    "Penn Wharton divides the population into “quintiles” of 20 percent of the population each. The poorest quintile receives only 14 percent of the relief. But the next quintile gets 23 percent, and the...
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    Re: another famous woodworker's bench

    His hand drill collection seems a bit pretentious because it doesn't prominently display a belly drill.:d
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    Re: Most in US say they want stricter gun laws

    Violence of any kind,including gun violence is cultural.
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    Re: Most in US say they want stricter gun laws

    Dreaming of being a god-emperor??? You sure seem to limit the use of your potential powers. If it was me, by the end of the first week all evidence of civilization would be gone and 8 billion humans...
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    Re: $300 billion wealth transfer

    I saw this statement Forbes back in April:

    " Progressive Democrats in Congress are warning Biden that if he doesn’t enact wide-scale student loan cancellation now, then Democrats could lose the...
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    Re: Most in US say they want stricter gun laws

    Crime data is not significant to the issue of nasty people that I mentioned. Crime data identifies a relatively small segment of "nasty people.". Look to state legislatures, look to the national...
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    Re: Most in US say they want stricter gun laws

    Link for 62% of population:

    https://www.reuters.com/world/us/us-gun-deaths-surged-35-2020-higher-black-people-cdc-2022-05-10/
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    Re: Most in US say they want stricter gun laws

    I don't have to suggest anything, initiatives have already been previously detailed. Read Lyndon Johnson's ""Great Society" for proposals to eliminate poverty and racial injustice. Of course Richard...
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    Re: Most in US say they want stricter gun laws

    According to Reuters:

    By raw numbers, there were 19,350 gun homicides in 2020, with African Americans accounting for 62% of the total and white people 21%.

    You can work on gun laws or you can...
  42. Re: How do you all manage to use the restroom when your boat doesn't have a head

    Nice little Duckworks article. Rob sure was enthusiastic about his composting system. Interestingly, he never mentions separating urine from solids. I have to think that if he separated urine from...
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    That's not a problem. The basis of your business is taking a cut of your employees' earnings above what your total cost for each employee is. It sounds like four employees are currently bringing in a...
  44. Re: selling a boat online - the cashiers check.

    Why do you say that? Why do you post that? Is this the person inquiring about your boat? The address is apparently legit and that individual owns the house at that address. You can verify that...
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    Re: Septic system versus holding tank

    I just looked at their website. It's a ridiculous product.
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    Re: Woodstock 53 Years Ago Today

    I didn't go. I was 23 and had had enough of hippies by then. I did think though, that Mathews Southern Comfort did the very best version of "Woodstock" ever.



    https://youtu.be/qIHfuihoz70
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    Re: Why have a Checklist ?

    My guess is that most of the analysis presented here is probably meaningless for this particular work situation. Maybe, just maybe, some folks working for dog grooming companies might tend to be...
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    Re: Why have a Checklist ?

    California dreamin'
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    Re: Trump Takes The Fifth.

    F@ck Trump.

    There's a good article in this week's New Yorker on how the generals did their best to restrain Trump while he was president.

    "Inside the War Between Trump and his Generals"
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    Re: Cargo pants

    YES!! This is my biggest issue with cargo pants, whether long legs or shorts. Every pair that I've ever owned wound up snagged and ripped, caught on door knobs, cleats, even a fitting on a foreign...
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