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    Testosterone + beer + motorcycles

    Big U.S. motorcycle rallies linked to surge in organ transplants

    Motorcycle rallies that bring thousands of enthusiasts together to ride and roam on two wheels can increase regional rates of...
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    Re: Jimmy guitar story—first ever youtube

    Or, as John screamed to Paul, "I've got blisters on me fingers!!!"
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    Re: Drone AI warfare is the future

    Where'd you get this bit of trivia? Jack probably wants to know.
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    Re: Drone AI warfare is the future

    I don't know about Jack's backpack, but the anti drone equipment that shows up after a search seems to be aimed at the communications between pilot and drone. However, there are drones that can be...
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    Re: Drone AI warfare is the future

    Time to review the opening scene of “Terminator”.
  6. Thread: Paul Top This

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    Re: Paul Top This

    PTSD?
    I’m serious, did his time in the military implant a constant fear that at any time “they” might ambush?
  7. Re: Automobile troll: You guys are all about BMW, Porsche, Corvette, etc.

    At one time, being “the Cadillac” denoted quality. About a billion years ago, we saw a brilliant one-woman show at the Moore Theater in Seattle. The young performer was a New Yorker named Whoopi...
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    Re: holy effing ****

    The pilot, Mr Merkle, also flew into a pine forest 30 years ago.

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    Re: What is your go to pain med?

    My wife went into a pharmacy in Oslo to get aspirin. Was told she had to have a prescription. Paracetamol was OTC however.
  10. Automobile troll: You guys are all about BMW, Porsche, Corvette, etc.

    But no one ever sings in praise of Cadillac!
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    Re: holy effing ****

    Same thing west of the Boeing Field runway. Pilot claimed he was blown sideways by a jumbo jet. One wheel of his taildragger caught s powerline. SFD lashed the wheel to the powerline, then got him...
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    Re: PNW Winter Fishing

    Don’t fish!

    Get yourself a GoPro put it in a watertight case, tie it on your line, put something flashy and stinky above it. Go out to where others are fishing and pop it over the side.
    Have...
  13. Thread: West Wing

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    Re: West Wing

    Lest we forget: “Hill Street Blues” & “NYPD Blue”.
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    Re: Ted Lasso, the dart game.

    For today’s lesson I looked up “bokeh” and then rewatched the vid. I like that!

    Thanks!
  15. Thread: 300

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    Re: 300

    My first thought:
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    Re: Patrick O'Brian is unreadable dreck

    C.S. Forester. The Hornblower series. Brown On Resolution. The African Queen. The Good Shepherd.
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    Re: Ted Lasso, the dart game.

    Sudeikis says one more season and the story will have been told.
  18. Thread: 1910 Tesla?

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    1910 Tesla?

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  19. Shetland fans: Tosh didn’t get promoted.

    Ashley Jensen will portray the Detective Inspector replacing Jimmy Perez. Tosh remains a Detective Sergeant.

    Ashley Jensen:
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    Re: The Photo Most Unlike Us

    How about 3,600 horsepower?
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    600hp Mercury V10s
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    Ted Lasso, the dart game.

    Perhaps my favorite scene.

    https://youtu.be/3S16b-x5mRA


    https://youtu.be/3S16b-x5mRA
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    Re: PNW Winter Fishing

    Barbless in Puget Sound.
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    Re: PNW Winter Fishing

    Get the book: https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/regulations

    Then, Google Buzz Bombs.

    Not that I’ve had any luck, but I’ve witnessed people catching actual salmon in Puget Sound off Vashon.
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    Re: Unusual hobbies

    A favorite comedian of mine, Bill Burr, always tries to stay in hotel rooms that have a view of an airport. His “hobby” is listening to ATC, watching with binoculars, and using a flight ID app.
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    Re: Movies that have held up and those that don't

    Years ago, on the first tablet computer I had, I signed on for a free week of Netflix. Alone in the house I popped on “Bad Day At Black Rock”. It was mesmerizing. Lee Marvin and Ernest Borgnine were...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Roy Rogers trained his horse. He disciplined Trigger.
  27. Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules For Novel Writing

    1. Never open a book with weather.
    2. Avoid prologues.
    3. Never use a verb other than "said" to carry dialogue.
    4. Never use an adverb to modify the verb "said”…he admonished gravely.
    5. Keep...
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    A Thanksgiving Cherpumple

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    Three pies CHerry, PUMpkin, and apPLE. Baked inside 3 different cakes stacked together.
    The perfect dessert after a turducken.
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    Re: A sailing submarine

    Being the nosy bastard that I am, I googled the bios of both authors. Fascinating! If anyone knows subs, it’s those two.
    Take a look at: http://www.pigboats.com/
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    Sarah Palin goes down in flames.

    Mary Peltola to congress by almost 10 percentage points.
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    Re: What Are You Doing for T-Day?

    Well, we WERE going over to our son’s place, but he just called to report 1 child with diarrhea and another vomited in the car.

    We might go out for Chinese.
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    Re: wasp radial, how'd they do that?

    Sidenote: I was invited to the Aurora Oregon airport to see a couple of restored Willys jeeps. There was a B-26 in the hangar. One of its engines was on a rack on the floor and a mechanic was working...
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    Re: Red Green

    I didn’t know his hat had a name! Several interweb shops carry them.
  34. Re: What were your favorite cars from your younger days

    We always bought used cars. When I was 14 it was. 1957 Ford Country Squire station wagon. That thing was huge! If memory serves, the engine air cleaner said “Interceptor”, which I claimed meant it...
  35. Thread: Magpie Murders

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    Re: Magpie Murders

    The book was great, and the series really stuck to it. Anthony Horowitz also created and wrote “Foyle’s War”.
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    Richard Hammond’s coma story.

    This was recommended watching at Jalopnik. There’s a second video of Mindy Hammond describing the recovery.

    https://youtu.be/_BYQLDU9xhI

    https://youtu.be/_BYQLDU9xhI

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    Masks: An informal unscientific survey.

    Based on recent visits to Costco, Metropolitan Market and Ace Hardware I’ve noticed masks are predominantly worn by people over 65, Asian men and women over 30, and Black Americans over 30,...
  38. Re: Irony is beyond the ken of House Republicans

    D'ye ken John Peel with his coat so gay?
    D'ye ken John Peel at the break o' day?
    D'ye ken John Peel when he's far, far a-way.
    With his hounds and his horn in the morning?
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    Re: i think you gotta stop

    Better than a Culvers Butterburger?
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    Re: Automobili Pininfarina Battista hyper GT

    Which brings up another point. Ford is selling an electric motor kit that, with skill, can be bolted into a car or truck. It produces 500 horsepower.
    Why 500? Who needs 500. My 59 Chev halfton had...
  41. Thread: JFK

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    Re: JFK

    We visited Dallas when the grandkids lived there. There’s an “X” painted on the pavement. Tourists would stand on the X (when traffic allowed) and stare up at Oswald’s window. It’s quite a small...
  42. Thread: Tripteron!

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    Tripteron!

    https://youtu.be/6EtXycVGJg4


    https://youtu.be/6EtXycVGJg4
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    Re: Buffy Sainte-Marie

    PBS!

    https://youtu.be/LKQVXfsl2j0


    https://youtu.be/LKQVXfsl2j0
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    Re: War environmental damage: lead

    April 25, 2014 / 63(16);347-351

    Catherine Beaucham, MPH1, Elena Page, MD1, Walter A. Alarcon, MD1, Geoffrey M. Calvert, MD1, Mark Methner, PhD1, Todd M. Schoonover, PhD2 (Author affiliations at...
  45. Thread: one motion

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    Re: one motion

    Tags you as someone who’s into modern tech, educated.
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    Re: ted hoppe's next car

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  47. Thread: Herschel

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    Re: Herschel

    HISTORY: The Dallas Cowboys traded Walker to Minnesota for millions plus draft picks that resulted in 3 Super Bowls. Walker lasted two seasons in Minn. Until the Russell Wilson deal, Walker was...
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    Re: Condolence thread for mass murder…...

    The police chief reports that it was less than 60 seconds from the time the murderer entered the club till he was subdued. 60 seconds to shoot 30 people, 5 died.
  49. Re: I’m old. I’m about to make reference to “the good old days”.

    What John Meachen said. Our huge pickup trucks have very flat fronts with no projections of any kind. Pedestrian protection.

    Of course, once you buy the damned thing you can attach a brush...
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    Re: Solve This (If You Can)

    I don’t know nothing about no ‘rithmatic, but I’ve noticed that empty flatbed trailers have a definite arc to them. Not your pickup truck trailers. I’m thinking of the 40 - 50 footers pulled by...
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