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    Re: a well laid deck

    [QUOTE=Breakaway;6764796]Agreed. Its a lubbers move.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro[/QUOTENot necessarily. There are advantages and disadvantages. And circumstances which put more or...
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    Re: What's for dinner

    Coming down the home stretch on polishing off T'giving leftovers.
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    It's not unheard of for me to fall asleep briefly in the recliner while reading a book... before I haul myself off to the bedroom for my main sleep.

    I call that a snore d'oeuvre...
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    I gave a comment. A considerably more considered comment than your silliness.
  5. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    <snort>
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    Re: a well laid deck

    Can't see how Joe & I batting around issues of composition & OCD would add to that total. But you do have a point.
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    The folks who drill deep in sos consider a lot of factors. You seem to want to limit it to one or two. That's silly.
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    Re: a well laid deck

    I bet you can find a local 12-step group to help with your Désordre Obsessionnel Compulsif (DOC) <G>

    You ARE in SoCal, after all.
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    Every analysis I've seen ranks their sos at the top, or very near it.

    But the sport certainly has its biases, inclinations, blind spots, etc. I would contend, for instance, that any other serious...
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    Re: a well laid deck

    So... you insist on 'formal' symmetry, and are uncomfortable with 'informal'?
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    Re: Latest JWST image

    The thing that continues to astonish me is the extent to which macro images like the OP resemble images from electron microscopy. I get it, intellectually... but still find it striking.

    Thanks for...
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    Re: a well laid deck

    Wabi Sabi?
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    Agreed. But I do get the feeling that the CFP committee does give some weight to who's hot and who's not as we get close to bowl season. Tennessee was hot early and tumbled (a bit like my Duckies)....
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Maybe Glen can finesse a miracle from his present promontory... and get Lefty reinstated <G>

    We had a heck of a morning here. Oma was sick, and went to hospital late. One of the babies was feeling...
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    Re: Corvette drifting?

    Is there a Luxury Marque that hasn't already created one?
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    Re: Corvette drifting?

    A Corvette Crossover, anyone?

    https://hips.hearstapps.com/hmg-prod/images/corvette-suv-copy-1562172837.jpg?crop=0.836xw:0.707xh;0.103xw,0.169xh&resize=1200:*
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    Many years ago, I knew a couple of guys who built Pole Barns. They did so many of them that they could throw one up double-fast. Their company name? Quick Erections. And their tagline? Satisfaction...
  18. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Morning All,

    Had an early consult at the shop, then a meeting with Son2 at a project he's considering supplying cabinets for. So just now hitting the WBF. Woke up this morning feeling like hello....
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    Corvette drifting?

    Off into it own orbit? Perhaps. Offering multiple models, including (of course) SUV's --

    https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a42096801/corvette-brand-2025/
  20. How antisemitism became an American crisis

    Another manifestation of the Acton Dictum. And a rising problem in the U.S. From accurate & legitimate criticism on the left regarding the ways that Israel is becoming the oppressors they were...
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Yeah... I can make lists with the best of 'em. And if I falter, my sweetie is double-better in that department. Now we'll see how far I actually get...
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    Re: Both sides are not the same

    No, they're NOT the same. From another thread, but germane here, esp. in response to the 'whataboutism' --



    Acton Dictum.

    And, while the R's have embraced the corruption whole-heartedly,...
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    Re: When fishers don't listen to scientists

    Acton Dictum.

    And, while the R's have embraced the corruption whole-heartedly, neither party is immune. And no level of govt. is safe. The longer we allow the Gini coefficient to move the wrong...
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    Re: The origin of College Debt

    Not hardly. But he was a Great Leap Forward for the forces of oligarchy.
  25. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Laundry. Hopefully finish up a proposal for a big project. Call some subs about work on the house. Spend some time at the shop working on existing projects. Making a xmas shopping list. Maybe play...
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    Re: Dutchpp Chosen for BROTM of December…

    Congrats! Looking forward to some brilliant contributions from your brilliant mind!!!

    Beware, though, I heard rumor that Fergus is assembling a legal team. And he's consulted the Trump Organized...
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Morning All,

    We're getting a flood of moisture streaming at us. And cold. Might cold even see a smidgeon of snow on the valley floor. All the ski areas are celebrating.
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    Re: When fishers don't listen to scientists

    In any resource extraction industry, the incentives tend to be stacked in favor of MORE... until we extract ourselves right out of business. My family is no longer in the plywood mill business...
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    Re: R/C model sailboats are becoming extinct

    The feedback I'm hearing is: not dead at all, in general. I have several friends that are active in that community, and they say there are youngsters coming into the sport.

    Another sign of life is...
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    Re: Some Favourite Songs ---

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIccZsURyLc
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    Re: Some Favourite Songs ---

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=250MMq0fTrU
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    Re: Tesla Model 2 Sub $30K Entry Level EV

    Regardless of the virtues/faults of Teslas... the more of Musk's antics I see, the less inclined I am to do business with him in any way shape or form.
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Thanks, looks mighty good.
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Dad fixed the kids some chocolate milk as a treat. 3 was sick and didn't even finish hers. Said, 'You can have it, Opa.' I almost made the mistake of downing it. Germ factory, indeed. I'd probably be...
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    Re: Wordle is blowing my mind.

    Impressive!

    Took me 3 --

    Wordle 527 3/6


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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Morning All,

    Tulsy - your friend Moderation is waiting on the loading dock. Sez you won't talk to him <G>
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    Re: Michael Mason's newest boat

    Impressive. Congrats to MMD.
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    Re: Happy birthday to Lew Barrett…

    Happy Birthday. Sipping a tot of Zaya with you in mind.
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    Re: Greetings from isla

    Here's wishing him the best of all possible outcomes with the surgery... and a triumphant return to the Bilge <G>
  40. Re: Automobile troll: You guys are all about BMW, Porsche, Corvette, etc.

    There was a period when Cadillac was a top-tier product - in both engineering and styling.

    The Great Depression hit them hard, but they recovered. A conscious decision not to sell to blacks...
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    Poll: Re: BROTM of December… POLL here…

    An early model. Riddled with faults, defects, and self-destructive features.
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    Poll: Re: BROTM of December… POLL here…

    It just makes me wish I'd created more alter egos - so I could push the right candidate over the top... :rolleyes:
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    Re: West Wing

    One of my all-time fave tv series.
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    I predicted weeks back that TCU would falter. Instead, they just keep winning.

    Oregon vs. 'bama would certainly be an anticlimax for both teams. Not sure you'd get to face Bo again. I think he's...
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    Wow... I just saw that David Shaw resigned after Stanford's loss to BYU.

    Not surprising, given his record the last few years. But he had done some remarkable things with the program in years...
  46. Thread: Fir die off

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    Re: Fir die off

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    Legit question.

    One one hand - nature will infill with the appropriate species.

    OTOH - it makes sense to shift all the effort of required replanting of logged lands to species that will...
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    A couple of bad bounces/bad luck. But the bigger issue - same as the Washington game - was Lanning trying to be Too Cute, too aggressive. He'll learn.
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    So would I have. And we'd have both lost...
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    Bigly!
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    I'll take a beer and a wiskey. This Oregon State game is getting closer than it should have.
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