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    Re: I am McMike, AMA..

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  2. Pierce County Sheriff out on bail. Serve snd Protect.

    Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer was ordered to post $100,000 bail while he awaits trial on false-reporting charges related to his controversial confrontation last year with a Black newspaper carrier....
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    Re: Happy Canada Day!

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    Re: God made me do it?

    What is this about?
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    Some were asleep in school

    Today a car went by in traffic. Painted on the back window it said:

    2022 Graduate
    Its Officel!!
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    Flight delay question

    The news is full of U S domestic flight delays and cancellations. We’ve got an IcelandAir flight coming up at summers end. Are foreign flagged airlines suffering as well?
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    Re: B29

    Tacoma, my fair city, has a branch of the Karpeles Manuscript Museum. Last time I was in there, a log book from the Enola Gay was on display. I can’t remember if it was the pilot’s or bombardier’s....
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    Re: B29

    https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/flygirls-wasp-and-b-29/


    In the summer of 1944, the 25-year-old U.S. Lieutenant Colonel Paul W. Tibbets had a problem. He was in charge of...
  9. Re: Amish Rob & Lee G are BROTM’s of July….

    Are they each a full BROTM, or are they co-BROTMs?
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    The Great American Hobby Shop

    Haven't seen one in years. Local hobby shops were dream fodder in my youth. Typically there were a bunch of old farts drinking coffee in the back room who could answer any question on any subject. I...
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    Re: Biden's Betrayal?

    80 year old Biden making deals with 80 year old McConnell about the future.
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    Re: AOC: "Yeah, And?"

    “Condemnations from Republicans” is a badge of honor.
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    Re: Brawl at Eagles Concert in London

    “I had a rough night and I hate the Eagles, man.” - Jeffrey Lebowski
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    Re: Archbishop of San Francisco Spanked

    Are you referring to Jimmy Carter?
  15. Thread: Dymaxion!!!

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    Dymaxion!!!

    https://youtu.be/N1yxFDvqALI
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    Country music? Things have changed.

    Listening to a local college station, I came across a discussion of current country music genres. This song was listed as new wave country.

    https://youtu.be/k5ZtZEtDEGo
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    Re: The left's circular firing squad.

    A query like this one should be prefaced with the questioners definition of "woke" and "CRT".
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    Re: BC bank robbery and shoot out

    Reminds me of Norco80. Idiots decided to rob a bank in order to equip their survival compound. Police were armed with revolvers and shotguns. After this event, police across the U S bought military...
  19. Re: Marine meets woman in bar, gets married in Vegas

    And grilling, sauteing, and roasting. Believe me, Richland was not a hotbed of fine dining in the sixties.
  20. Thread: What is it?

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    Re: What is it?

    For some reason I think it has to do with shipping wood chips.
  21. Re: Marine meets woman in bar, gets married in Vegas

    My brother was in Mattis’ high school class, but all he recalls is a guy who was mainly interested in hunting and fishing.
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    Re: Robert Reich: Liz Chaney for President

    How about the other things he did?
  23. Thread: A car.

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    Re: A car.

    It was a cast iron industrial engine, powered everything from cars to welders.
    The Darrin was all show and no “go”!
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    Re: Starting the Fox News timer.

    All the above and she’s only 25.
  25. Thread: Puppers

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    Re: Puppers

    Not a puppy anymore. Opie just turned two.
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    Starting the Fox News timer.

    How long will it take for Tucker Carlson or some other Fox talker to comment on Cassidy Hutchinson’s looks?
  27. Thread: A car.

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    A car.

    My friend, John Rozich, is an artist in Seattle. He did several pastel portraits of a local collectors cars. The guy passed away a couple of years ago, and John kept in contact with his widow. He...
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    Re: Cable TV companies

    We cut the cable 5 years ago. We have a couple of streaming services plus Amazon Prime.
    Seattle’s broadcast towers are 26 miles away line of sight. The picture quality over the air is...
  29. Thread: Fireworks

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    Re: Fireworks

    http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?287659-Fourth-of-July-rant
  30. Thread: What is it?

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    What is it?

    This is a screenshot from “Cinderella Liberty” filmed in Seattle in 1972. What is the large white structure in the background. A friend claims it’s for drying ship’s canvas.

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  31. Thread: deadline

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    Re: deadline

    Get off the computer and get out to that canoe!!!!!
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    Re: The state of the Union?

    There is no worry that Trump will ever get elected to anything. He lost the popular vote last time, and has been shedding independent voters ever since.
  33. Re: USS Samuel B Roberts: World's deepest shipwreck discovered

    Have they ever located the Johnston?
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    Re: Stones, Hyde Park

    First time the Stones played the Kingdome, that poured concrete beast, Jagger had huge rolls of carpeting hanging in various spots, to dampen the sound. Very much of the Joe Dimaggio credo. A younger...
  35. Re: You know what grows really well in gardens?

    Zucchini (aka courgett).
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    Re: What were some of your scariest moments?

    Stupidly, at age 18, climbed a 100 foot smokestack to leave a prank sign on top. Less than halfway down my hands and feet started to cramp up. Exhaustion, nerves, and fear of falling. Stupid kid.
    I...
  37. The first time I ever heard this song I cried.

    Ken Burns’ “The Civil War”, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason’s “Ashokan Farewell”.

    https://youtu.be/2kZASM8OX7s
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    Re: Goodwood Festival of Speed 2022

    Was the Billy Fiske Blower Bentley there this year?
  39. Re: In the moronic motivational posters file...

    Maybe it’s a Venn diagram, only with teeth.
  40. Re: One nagging question or so over 2020 election

    The Italian satellite programmers didn’t get the memo.
  41. Re: One nagging question or so over 2020 election

    The conspiracists never seem to notice all those Republican down ballot wins.
  42. Re: Shipping a cool small boat in a container to Europe

    Pourquoi avez-vous ramené un bateau d'Amérique ? Nous avons de bons bateaux en France.
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    The Best of Donald

    https://youtu.be/tWo3Bk4Z9Vw
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    Re: Religion ins schools; taxpayer money

    I interpret it to mean that if your state gives monetary grants to private schools, it can’t say “No” based on religion.
  45. Thread: Weirdness.....

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    Re: Weirdness.....

    From the Amazon app:
    Report Unsolicited Package or Brushing ScamsThird-party sellers are prohibited from sending unsolicited packages to customers. If you receive a package that you did not order...
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    Re: Slightly Used R2AK boat, anyone?

    Not a cat, but it’s a Hobie that you can fold up and cartop.
  47. Thread: Flour?

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    Re: Flour?

    Thank you!
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    Re: The freaking door wasn’t locked?

    Stephen McCraw, the Public Safety director seems to be bent on releasing the details as they are discovered, warts and all. Questions have to be asked such as, “Did you try turning the doorknob?”
  49. Thread: Flour?

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    Flour?

    I was snooping around the Glen-L website, looking at folks projects, and came across a guy who said he used flour (baking type - Gold Medal - King Arthur - wheat) to thicken his epoxy.
    Ever heard...
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    Re: Hoarding ICE’s

    I once visited Powerland in Oregon. Hundreds of 1880 - 1920 gas and diesel big flywheel engines, and hundreds of people staring at, and talking about, them.

    https://www.antiquepowerland.com/
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