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    Re: David McCullough RIP

    And he had such a wonderful voice.
    Such a sweet kind and gentle man.

    Ive got the DVD of Seabiscuit. I think I’ll put it on and just listen.
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    Re: The promise of the internet

    Thinking up something like that, then making it work, is (to me) some sort of magic.
  3. Thread: Milley

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    Milley

    I regret to inform you that I intend to resign as your Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Thank you for the honor of appointing me as senior ranking officer. The events of the last couple weeks...
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    Re: New York Thirty -

    Today I learned Herreshoff is pronounced Herre soff.
  5. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    One thing about Nixon: I’ll bet he would have despised trump.
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    Re: Trump and Hitler's generals

    Has he not heard about that pesky briefcase bomb?
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    Re: UK radio soap opera news…

    Are you sure there aren’t some Mexican telanovelas older than that?
  8. If anyone’s going to be near Cleveland on November 13 . . .

    Joe Walsh is hosting his VETSAID concert.
    We went to the last one in Tacoma and it was astounding. This round has a teunited James Gang, Black Keys, and Dave Grohl. Our Tacoma version was Walsh,...
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    Re: Weird Ferry Sighting

    Spares at the ready. Cathlamet will be $1M plus at a shipyard.
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    Re: A truly “International” Scout

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    Re: In the comic book shop

    D3 side effects
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    Re: In the comic book shop

    “Bummer of a birthmark, Hal” - Gary Larson
  13. Re: There is nothing like a weekend motorcycle ride in California

    I do believe I saw Florence, that truck thing, on a TV show about tiny homes.
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    A truly “International” Scout

    Scout Electric SUV And Pickup Teased By VW Speculatively RenderedThe Scout brand is coming back with these two electric vehicles specifically designed to boost VW’s US presence in the segments.116202...
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    Re: Karen, Your Entitlement Is Showing

    Paul McCartney has long been one of rock's most outspoken vegetarians, so it should come as no surprise that the former Beatle tries to keep his tours as humane as possible -- and according to a...
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    Re: Pix of my '84 Buick I bought in '99

    The 84 reminded me of “Fargo”
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    Cat converter theft protection

    If the whole idea is to stop quick easy theft. Couldn’t you attach a piece of cyclone fence between the frame rails with multiple bolts? It would eliminate the ability to steal the cat in 30 seconds.
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    Re: Residential Building costs in you area?

    Thought about this route? https://www.modularhomes.com/modular-home-floor-plans/
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    Re: Mine vs Quarry?

    Up here, in the land up over, we have open pit mines for coal, and Montana has open pit copper mines.
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    Re: Mine vs Quarry?

    You you get slabs from quarries, and chunks from mines.
  21. Thread: C’mon man!

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    C’mon man!

    From one septuagenarian to another, another geriatric administration is not what we need. Let the middle aged take over.


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    Re: Alex Jones' bad day

    CNN:

    A jury finds Infowars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones should pay $45.2 million in punitive damages to the parents of a Sandy Hook shooting victim
  23. I invented a dog’s chew toy with handles.

    Shoved a chew bone into a Kong°.
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  24. Watch his face change when he switches from passenger to pilot.

    Like the movie said, “There’s old pilots and there’s bold pilots. But there’s no old bold pilots.”



    https://youtu.be/n54cg4e4Uxs
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    Re: I must have missed the memo:

    Garrett reminded me of a recent Ringo Starr interview. He said he became a vegetarian when he learned that meat molecules were too big to digest properly.

    I’ll have my meat molecules medium rare,...
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    Re: Rhine River level

    Dude, you forgot about prayer in schools.
  27. Re: Can I ask another non politically correct question ?

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  28. Re: UUUUUUG Now I think I have to subscribe to another Streaming service

    If you do go Hulu, be sure to watch “Lodge 49”, a quirky very gentle comedy. The lead is played by Wyatt Russell, Kurt and Goldies kid. He then turned around to play a vicious psychopath religious...
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    Rhine River level

    The Rhine water level is dropping. It’s within days of being too shallow for barge traffic. Coal to power stations is shipped by barge. Low levels also preclude using the river to cool nuclear power...
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    I tried watching and couldn’t hack it. Way too much stress and pressure. My son used to be a server, and my nephew, who is a restaurant manager, think it’s fantastic.
  31. Thread: New Tricks

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    Re: New Tricks

    We watched a YouTube of a performance of Les Miserables, there was Alun Armstrong, center stage, belting out to a standing Ovation.
    A leading role was the brilliant baritone of Roger Allam (Det...
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    I must have missed the memo:

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    Re: Brittney Griner

    Back in the soviet days a coworker and her husband went on a package tour that included Moscow. Her husband had packed a six pack of Bic lighters and a carton of Marlboros. They were isolated and...
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    Re: Project MKUltra CIA.............

    Dateline: Richland, Washington mid 1950s: the Atomic Energy Commission released a large radioactive cloud from the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. Basically “to see what would happen”. In the 1980s,...
  35. Thread: New Tricks

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    Re: New Tricks

    Amanda Redman is wonderful in “Good Karma Hospital” on Britbox.
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    Re: The humor of 9 month olds

    My first is already a barista in Portland. 3 tattoos!
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    Re: Mahogany strips with copper accents.

    The link in the OP says it’s mahogany.
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    Re: TV news: what’s going on?

    It’s coast to coast. We’ve a friend who lasted 5 months at KING5 because she insisted on wearing what’s called casual business attire.


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    Re: Bill Russell RIP

    Maybe you’re thinking of Bill Walton, big time Lionel collector.
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    TV news: what’s going on?

    Why do the “journalists” on local TV stations dress as if they’re going out for cocktails?

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  41. Thread: Vin Scully RIP

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    Vin Scully RIP

    A poet behind the mike. Second only to Red Barber.
    1988 World Series, Kirk Gibson with both legs injured limps to the plate to pinch hit against Dennis Eckersley, hits a walk off home run and has...
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    Re: Election Shenanigans, eh what?

    On the good news side of things in WA, most of the Trumpies lost big time.
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    Re: Macho macho men!

    It was built to be a railroad hotel. Then the Depression of 1893 hit. It sat empty, used for lumber storage, had a fire, and was donated to the city. It opened as a high school in 1906.
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    Re: Macho macho men!

    Still is, and the view from the stadium is not to be believed!
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    Macho macho men!

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    Mahogany strips with copper accents.

    https://silodrome.com/hispano-suiza-h6c-tulipwood-torpedo/?utm_campaign=later-linkinbio-silodrome&utm_content=later-28636597&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkin.bio

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    Re: A 2022 Ig-Nobel winner

    https://youtu.be/03a5usH398U
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    Re: Business having trouble getting help

    An almost opposite problem can be found in places like Key West, Nantucket, and small resort towns in Idaho and Oregon. They have trouble filling jobs because the workers they seek cannot afford to...
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    My sweetie! 52 years and counting.

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  50. Thread: Apps

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    Apps

    Over the last week I looked at 5 different iphone apps for various projects. They range from a drawing app, to a tachometer, and a couple of color recognition apps. What I learned was that in these 5...
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