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  1. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    I don't think we can know until either Trump's big mouth blabs or the Justice Department files a suit.
  2. Thread: New York Thirty -

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    Re: New York Thirty -

    Yes. That's how the family prefers it to be pronounced.

    In German it means The Lord's Court. Herr = God. Hoff = Court as in all the people in a king's retinue.
  3. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    Merrick.
  4. Thread: New York Thirty -

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    Re: New York Thirty -

    That's an old vid.

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    Halsey two years ago.

    Only the voice hasn't changed.
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    Re: Karen, Your Entitlement Is Showing

    The thing about having no children is that, although it is morally superior, it does not preclude having children. One need not give birth to have children, in fact the person who declines to give...
  6. Thread: Cedar shingles

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    Re: Cedar shingles

    One of the late 19th C homestead sites near the Queets river was still intact, more or less, when I visited in 1994.

    The shakes were more than a foot long.

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    When I returned...
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    Re: Letters from Wrocław

    So neat seeing contributions from our European members on this thread. I'm looking forward to getting to know these new folks better.
  8. Thread: Cedar shingles

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    Re: Cedar shingles

    They use plenty in Maine and lots of New Hampshire too. I can't imagine you can't buy them from Lowe's and Home Despot, if not from just about any local lumber yard.

    Reasonably priced? That's...
  9. Thread: As a kid…..

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    Re: As a kid…..

    Only child growing up on city street. Went to suburban school because my city did not provide a good enough school for my mother's strong opinion. So I ddin't build friendships with the few other...
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    Re: Cable hookup to my house

    Well, we worked it out. They ran the cable up the outside of the house to the window on the stair landing, so the modem is in the same place the DSL one was, where I can keep an eye on it and make...
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    Re: Cable hookup to my house

    So the second attempt this morning. The guy shows up, I show him where he could run the cable in the house, he tells me that simply don't do anything more than push the cable through the exterior...
  12. Thread: Rhine River level

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    Re: Rhine River level

    I understood they were already doing that.
  13. Thread: What is reality?

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    Re: What is reality?

    I hoped we could discuss the core question here. If Trump and Jones actually can't tell the difference between reality and what they happen to have pop into their heads at the moment they open their...
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    Re: Alex Jones' bad day

    I'm not convinced these people know they're lying. There is something wrong in their brains such that they believe in the moment they say something that that something is true.

    The committee has...
  15. Thread: What is reality?

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    What is reality?

    WHAT THE JUDGE SAID TO ALEX JONES TODAY IN THE SANDY HOOK TRIAL:


    "Mr. Jones, you may not say to this jury that you complied with discovery. That is not true. You may not say it again. You may...
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    Re: Business having trouble getting help

    There is a circular firing squad element to it. Around here construction and service are hard pressed to find workers. Mostly it's an issue of lack of housing. The problem is this: the more...
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    It it hadn't been a constitutional amendment this would never have happened. Most states won't be so lucky.
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    Schedule F in action. I wonder why it took so long for him to figure out how to start the process. He had four years, after all, and seems to only have started setting it up in the last months...
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    Re: Cable hookup to my house

    Not available on my side of Buzzards Bay. They use the same towers as T-Mobile and I'm on the waiting list for T-Mobile. My wi-fi hotspot from T-mobile is mostly faster than Verizon DSL, which is...
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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

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    Black raspberries before the birds get them.
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    Re: Cable hookup to my house

    There is no non-commercial 5G on Cape Cod.

    Besides, for many years I listened to BBC Radio 3 all day. While it's true I no longer do, I do listen to a lot of live music broadcasts from Radio3 and...
  22. Re: Is this true ? Marjorie Taylor Greene 'openly cheated' on her husband of 25 year

    Old news. They claimed, both of them, that they had an open marriage.
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    Re: Cable hookup to my house

    Called the private cell line my link to Comcast gave me when I signed up (June 2). She confirmed that the installer should have done the job inside, asked what the issue seemed to be. I told her...
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    Re: Cable hookup to my house

    Read the thread. Only DSL is available here through the landline.
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    Re: Cable hookup to my house

    I'm talking about that box.
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    Re: Cable hookup to my house

    We know. The whole town knows. That's why it's trying to get a public cable service going. Making good progress on it too - got a plan, got lots of funding, had many public meetings, already...
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    Re: Cable hookup to my house

    No other option.
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    Re: Cable hookup to my house

    So it seems some of you think the norm is to bring the cable into the house and install the box somewhere inside?

    Perhaps from there it's my problem?
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    Re: Cable hookup to my house

    I doubt there's any signal to the house yet, as thus far the final step before authorizing the account was what the guy was supposed to be doing today. It's not a signal problem, it's a mechanical...
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    Re: Cable hookup to my house

    Thank you. I think you're right about that.

    He wouldn't attach the box to the outside wall where the cable came up out of the ground. I asked.

    I wasn't figuring on a $200 or more bill to run...
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    Re: Cable hookup to my house

    No. The power outlet is right where I was intending to place the modem. I understand that it needs power, needs to be plugged in. But it needs to be plugged in to two things - the electric power and...
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    Cable hookup to my house

    The Comcast cable person came today to attach the cable to the house and set up the modem.

    He went away without doing that and telling me I had to hire an electrician.

    I don't understand. So...
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    Re: POLITICAL Cartoons.

    Trudeau is deep satire. Funny is not the point.
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    Re: POLITICAL Cartoons.

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    Rarely so outright political, Calvin comments on an immediate issue.
  35. Thread: Eat a Peach!

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    Re: Eat a Peach!

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    I normally do this every year around now. This year I'm a little thankful that I'm not. It's still very hot here, and will be for another week or more.

    The other day I took a survey of...
  36. Thread: The most vile food

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    Re: The most vile food

    Smells like dirty laundry. I definitely have the gene.
  37. Thread: Misogynist States

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    Re: Misogynist States

    I cannot imagine any reason that a good industrialist capitalist would suport paid leave. In almost all the work types which would draw on any kind of paid leave, people are cogs in a wheel and...
  38. Thread: The most vile food

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    Re: The most vile food

    The biggest problem with chicken liver is that the cats want it too, in fact they don't wan to leave any for me.
  39. Thread: The most vile food

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    Re: The most vile food

    Oh yes. Cannot abide runny eggs. Yuck.

    of course I love creamed eggs on good toasted sourdough bread.
  40. Thread: The most vile food

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    Re: The most vile food

    Cilantro

    chicken livers are delectable

    oysters are fab.

    I have no use for squid

    almost no use for any hot peppers.
  41. Re: Joni Mitchell has played her first full-length set since 2002

    Nah. Dylan was never folk.

    They're all Singer-Songwriters.

    So was Woody.
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    Trumpland plans for 2025

    You might want to read this entire thing. The far right in the US is doing some very deep prepartion for the next presidential term
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  43. Thread: Pastor robbed…

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    Re: Pastor robbed…

    The Renaissance RC church was way more wealthy, and wore it when it preached.

    I'm sure they got ripped off too, from time to time.
  44. Thread: Phillip Allen

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    Re: Phillip Allen

    Phillip really struggled with the modern world. I've almost finished off the jar of honey he brought me a few years ago.

    I recall him every time I see that jar in the fridge.
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    Re: More Republican Party Fracturing

    Cost of living for the rubes. All that income inequality money is going to the Repubs.
  46. Re: Joni Mitchell has played her first full-length set since 2002

    Folk?
  47. Thread: Republican Logic

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    Re: Republican Logic

    He's representing his district. That's what they elected him to do. If it were a Democrat, we'd applaud him.
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    Re: Do the Democrats owe Liz Cheney anything?

    The Dems might owe Liz an election, maybe even two. But as long as she is committed to policies which even moderate voters oppose, they don't owe her anything more than "thanks for doing your job".
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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

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    How Woods-Holier-than-thous feel about the Woods Hole and Martha's Vineyard Steamship Authority.
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    Poll: Re: Have you contracted Covid-19 yet?

    To summarize: I did this, I did that, I put the mask on when I absolutely had to, I got sick 3 times, I don't regret ignoring the possibility that many people who encountered me got sick.

    I, I, I....
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