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    Quit Killing The Surfers

    Former Australian Surf Pro Chris Davidson Killed After One-Punch Pub Fight
    https://www.yahoo.com/news/former-australian-surf-pro-chris-235107962.html
  2. Thread: Trump is Toast

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    Re: Trump is Toast

    Nope... zombies has nothing to do with it. It was a direct response to the assertion that "Trump's a monster but not in Nixon's league".
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    Re: Trump is Toast

    Nixon did a lot more damage because he was far more competent. He also did some good.

    But don't conflate that truth with who was the bigger monster. tRump is far more damaged & evil. FAR more.
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    Re: Any Yankee fans here?

    I don't follow MLB any more. Played baseball or softball all my life. Used to sponsor a Community League team for years, and played on that team. Love the game... just decided I don't enjoy it much...
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    Re: Americans in Europe- strange people!

    I've thought about it some, and I don't understand how some folks here don't understand the purpose of the 'social lubricant' that such greetings represent.
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    Re: Americans in Europe- strange people!

    Not really. The only thing I can think of, is I used to have a foreman who appreciated how much authority I delegated to him on most things... but whenever I surprised him by insisting on 'my' way on...
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    Re: Americans in Europe- strange people!

    Are perhaps just imagining the one upmanship? Or were there other clues? A smirk? A smarmy tone of voice? A half-bow? Perhaps they sounded particularly Canadian?? <G>
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    Re: Americans in Europe- strange people!

    One of my sons latched onto "How's it hangin'" for a while. I always responded loudly and enthusiastically, "TUBULAR!!!"
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    Re: Americans in Europe- strange people!

    I've got friends from Europe. So of course I've heard multiple stories about how having the means to travel doesn't automatically mean you have the class to represent well. And it's not just tourists...
  10. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Breakfast was a treat. Fritatta. Bacon chunks fried up crisp, then brown rice fried up on the crisp side in a bit of the bacon grease. Three eggs beaten and poured on top, left on the burner till...
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    Re: Trolling, line-caught salmon

    Thanks, I'll see if i can hunt that one up.
  12. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    I need more than coffee for breakfast also... still pondering what.

    Been reading on the couch with 3 - she picked out a pile of Halloween-themed books. I guess she's already looking forward to it.
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    To some, I suppose... <G>
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    Re: POLITICAL Cartoons.

    https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/XLt2jLRtmJXYZVaNXDnd5g--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTcyMTtjZj13ZWJw/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/LmwMfBfafDKDsTokrDtbgw--~B/aD02MjM7dz04MzA7YXBwaWQ9eXRhY2h...
  15. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Morning T'Devil. Hope you're doing well.
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    Re: Trolling, line-caught salmon

    Fun video. I've mentioned before that before I went off to college, I sometimes crewed for a buddy of my dads on his little outboard, beach-launched, dory... trolling (hand-linging) for salmon....
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Coffee sounds good. I went back to sleep for a bit. 3 is still asleep, but 5 is gladly supplying her share of noise this morning <G> Right now he's talking about Mad Cow Disease (don't ask me where...
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    And Michigan barely escaped Maryland.

    And Miami would have won easily... if the circumstance wouldn't have required Cristobal to do some in-game coaching.

    The big upset though was unranked...
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    Re: Happy birthday to BETTY-BÖ

    Happy Birthday Dan!!
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    Another interesting insight from today.

    Oregon State is stronger than it's been for years/decades. A fellow I know told me months ago not to be surprised at their performance this year. He's a...
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    Re: Whats for Dinner - Car wiring harness

    Squirrels ate the wiring harness on my Tundra. Roughly $2,500 to repair. Luckily, my agent found a way to have the homeowner's portion pay for most of it. Mechanics, iirc, sprinkled cayenne on the...
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    Nope. I see him as I have. Talented enough to get you to the big games, squirrely enough to lose them for you.
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    What a weird game indeed.

    Oregon won, after trailing the whole time well into the 4th quarter, while making WSU look good. The speed and the scheme of Wazzu left the Ducks spinning, stumbling,...
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    100 years ago, everyone had horses and only the rich owned a car.

    Now it's the reverse.

    My... how the stables have turned...
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Been helping the babies draw. Now mom is bundling them up to head for the park. I'll get ready to watch some feetball.
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    Re: Almost a year laterÖ..

    <snort>

    But yes... nice.
  27. Thread: Trump is Toast

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    Re: Trump is Toast

    Has anyone mentioned this ruling in the MarA Lago case?
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  28. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Morning All,

    Took Tylenol PM before bed, and boy did I sleep. Only woke once - when my favorite 20# cat jumped up directly onto my belly. I needed some sleep. I awoke to my son bringing me a mug...
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    Re: Who Actually Believes This Stuff??

    Quite interesting. Thanks.
  30. Re: an interesting take on inflation and the forthcoming recession

    I'll listen to the whole thing later. At first glance, it's perfectly plausible so far. Problem is... there are what seem to me several perfectly plausible scenarios being bruited about... and I...
  31. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/307180732_623622642465469_2946681412569758667_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&ccb=1-7&_nc_sid=5cd70e&_nc_ohc=gRMsDt0NM40AX-rcBU-&_nc_ht=scontent-sea1-1.xx&oh=00_AT...
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    Re: Favorite Music: take flight and wing

    Another longtime fave --


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZHvsaVTrzQ
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    Re: More Republican Party Fracturing

    Or...
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    Re: quirky boats we like or love

    Seaweed - a tiny tug designed & built by fellow-Coot Dick Mitsch --

    https://live.staticflickr.com/4018/4678118810_5b0f51738c_b.jpg

    https://live.staticflickr.com/1222/1362439197_acfe27d6cc.jpg
  35. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Well... no nap yet. Just gritted y teeth and charged into the fray. The fray won. Now I'm tireder, the headache is worse, and I'm needier of a nap.
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Izzt naptime yet? Maybe that'd help both of us <G>
  37. Thread: Itís over.

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    Re: Itís over.

    Yes, this. Brian is a good example of the many conservatives I know who are good-hearted, but wrong-headed.

    C'mon Brian... DO engage. These drive-bys are disingenuous. If you can't support your...
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    Re: Favorite Music: take flight and wing

    Another local band I enjoy. Lively, jazzy, dance band. A spinoff from Pink Martini, if I have the story right.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rluP3bVrzr8&amp;list=PLg9y3n0e6IfR5gc80J075Gr_ ...
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    Re: My electric bill is going up 60%!

    Another example of how it's more expensive to be poor. If you can afford the (substantial, iirc) premium for this style of hw-heater, it'll be less expensive in the long run. AND you likely won't...
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    Re: My electric bill is going up 60%!

    Ayup. A regressive tax instead of an 'out in the open', more progressive, income tax. That's Texas for ya.
  41. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    OK... but you go first, please!!
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    I'm having coffee for breakfast. Maybe a cookie also. Another restless night. No runaway brain, but lots of wakeups. So I overslept again today, and don't feel hardly rested. I usually have little...
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    Hey All,

    Finally got around to grilling those burgers. Added baked beans, corn on the cob, and cucumber/tomato salad. One never knows what the babies are going to eat... but overall it was a hit....
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    Re: The Bilge Best Quotes.

    Thinking back... as one who has both boarded and exited Wiz's wee hydro... the getting out is a bit harder. Might have something to do with the wee bottle he keeps under the pilot's seat...
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    Re: Remarkable Endurance

    Impressive feat.

    And a reminder of the wonderous multitude of adaptations that various species have made in order to make a living here on our planet.
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Hope today is a good'n for you!
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    Re: Flies from Beowolf

    Always admire those who focus 'deft' and 'patient' enough to tie flies. I never took to fly fishing, or I might be tempted. That image, though, is Pure Art!. I'd be tempted to fiddle a bit to perfect...
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Restless night for me, too. Not terrible, but I woke up maybe 4-5 times for no discernable reason. And, of course, if I awoke.... then I had to go pee. Usually, in such case, I can fall right back...
  49. Thread: Itís over.

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    Re: Itís over.

    But... but... they ARE. Probably next year!!!
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    Re: More Republican Party Fracturing

    I think such a campaign might be useful.

    But it would be best if driven by the following understanding --
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