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  1. Re: Biden, GOP reach tentative deal to raise debt ceiling

    I was hoping for Biden to have recourse to the fourteenth amendment. Both to avoid giving McCarthy's swarthy band of thugs anything and to leave the R's, including the SCOTUS, with their dicks in...
  2. Re: Look out, it's lighthouse season. The government is offering 10 fixer-uppers

    They might be phoning it in, short of staff, maybe. I was surprised a day or so back when reading an article and, in a quote, the writer of the article wrote 'wanna' instead of 'want to.' I do that,...
  3. Look out, it's lighthouse season. The government is offering 10 fixer-uppers

    https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2023/05/27/ap23145815382790_custom-3c21036637c91858b50bb175846ce6c8c4b8833d-s1200-c85.webp



    The rest of the short article and more pictures of lighthouses at...
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    Re: Another What Is it?

    Passenger side airbag deactivation, for when your child safety seat is installed?

    Or a butt massager?
  5. Re: What random item found inside/outside your childhood home that isnít found today?

    My old man brought one of these home from work when I was in about the third grade. It banged around uselessly for a few years until I decided it would be handy and I mounted it on a workbench in the...
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    Re: Biden concerns.

    You misspelled 45*
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    Re: DeSantis to declare candidacy tomorrow

    This is true, of course, but it's worse than that. The GfckingOP is systematically, methodically, organizing all of their quiver of election stealing tools, gerrymandering in states, to take over...
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    Re: Can I repair this guitar cord jack?

    Of course you're right, JP, it's a plug not a jack. When I was a linguist in the USAF, we used headphones that looked pretty much like the one below, with separate patch-cords, to connect the headset...
  9. Thread: No idea why

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    Re: No idea why

    The Wife just suggested that the reason to have such a hole in the pocket, specifically for a tuxedo is because of the cummerbund covering the wasteband and being in the way for normal shirt tucking...
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    Can I repair this guitar cord jack?

    Or should I take it to a music shop, or should I just toss it and buy a new one?

    https://i.postimg.cc/WzbdPD2K/IMG-5196.jpg
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    Re: If Biden does not win in 2024

    Everyone old enough to vote and willing to show up to the polling place to cast theirs for president in the next election, has now had seven years, more or less, to see and hear trmp, his spiel. his...
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    Re: If Biden does not win in 2024

    Everyone who will rally to trmp's call already has. The number is diminishing not growing. And it's not like he hasn't already pitched to them over and over. How many variations of trmp losing do we...
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    Re: Biden concerns.

    The posters mentioned above are not necessarily JAFT, but are supporting the RWW contemporary mode of insisting on an alternate narrative, like claims of election rigging, to serve their pandering to...
  14. Thread: No idea why

    by Jim Mahan
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    Re: No idea why

    Those mesh pockets with the bordered hole are on the inside of the pants. Why would you want to vent your pockets to inside your pants? Putting aside calling it a thumbhole, for the moment, why would...
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    Re: A veterans thoughts on gun control

    From NPR today: http://npr.org/2023/05/23/1177545171/survey-surprising-to-some-veterans-are-less-likely-to-support-extremism

    This is a full-length cut-n-paste:



    I'm one of the not-surprised.
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    Re: 1952 Vincent Black Lightning

    Well, since the thread garnered the interest in the bike, and it got bumped, I'll take this oppy to apologize for offending the members who appreciate the tune and the genre for my apparently...
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    Re: someone please explain this to me

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JBG65LNUVg
  18. Re: Does any logical adult honestly think tfg could get re-elected?

    One, trmp is certifiable, but DeSantis isn't insane or a moron. But he is extreme for some of the same reasons trmp is. And that makes him dangerous, but I agree he's likely to not succeed outside...
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    1952 Vincent Black Lightning

    https://rockthebonnie.files.wordpress.com/2018/03/vincent-black-lightning.jpg



    Yesterday, while hand watering the areas of the front yard that had been recently dug up for the plumbing line...
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    Re: Finally relocated all my squirrels

    I will put up a C-note that nothing without wings or thumbs will ever get a sunflower seed out of one of my feeders.
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    Re: Finally relocated all my squirrels

    I will swear on something of grave importance, that no mammal of any kind had ever gotten to this birdfeeder since I hung it. (Except me, and I don't count.) Front yard, sunflower seeds get loaded by...
  22. Re: Does any logical adult honestly think tfg could get re-elected?

    But not a majority, if the same voters who put Biden in the White House vote again.
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    Re: Finally relocated all my squirrels

    I have a squirrel-proof bird feeder hanging, one each, in our front and back yards. Squirrel-proof because I hung it on a paracord from thirty feet up and the squirrels can't possibly climb the line...
  24. Re: Does any logical adult honestly think tfg could get re-elected?

    There would have to be some kind of a giant snowball of October surprise involving the sudden demise of Joe Biden, rumors of it being due to his eating the brains of aborted embryos in his breakfast...
  25. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Ditto.
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    Re: Tsunami Warning.

    Seven point seven three hours ago and another dozen aftershocks of around five point five, since then.
  27. Thread: Toll Evasion

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    Re: Toll Evasion

    A reminder: when you see a poor person stealing food—no, you didn't.
  28. Thread: Toll Evasion

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    Re: Toll Evasion

    Anyone dumb enough to spray paint the license plate to avoid tolls is likely to think that putting that blue line obscenity next to it will be enough for a cop to not pull him over to ticket him for...
  29. Thread: Toll Evasion

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    Re: Toll Evasion

    Can you elaborate on this for someone who doesn't have any tolls to pay? Shirley, you don't pay fifty bucks a day, every day?
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    Re: Why we can't all be like Jeff Bezos

    I wouldn't be like Jeff Bezos if you paid me. Or even if he paid me. Okay, maybe for an hour or two in the afternoon, once in a while.
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    Re: Trump Guilty/Not Guilty

    continued
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    Re: Trump Guilty/Not Guilty

    From G's link above (minus pics and captions)(because I'm lazy, and you know what these look like or you're too something to read anyway.):



    continued
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    Re: Trump Guilty/Not Guilty

    ewww
  34. Treating an internet space infection with antibotics.

    {Not a typo.)

    Bots. We've all seen 'em and been momentarily dismayed. Nasty business. One wonders if they have any utility for the sender other than to be disruptive.

    Ain't it about time to do...
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    Re: Trump Guilty/Not Guilty

    Since it isn't coming from a trmp lawyer.
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    Re: White supremacists march on DC

    How about a march for Neanderthal, Denisovan and Republican rights? Bring your furrowed unibrow, leave your chin at home, and march to demonstrate the necessity of maintaining a proper cave....
  37. Thread: Throwing

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    Re: Throwing

    Before hunting and watching game trails, early humans would've been scavengers as well as foragers. The scavenging would be waiting for the dangerous animules to wander off for their nap after...
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    Re: Bummer of the week.

    The hood does double duty for spark arresting and for baffling wind that might make the smoke back flow into the house instead of drawing properly. I think.
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    Re: Bummer of the week.

    Spark arrestor screen, to prevent spreading a roof fire, might be installed, and might keep the brush being pushed out the top?
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    Re: Anyone know about Total Adblock?

    Just a day or so ago, I realized that a new ad thingy was annoyingly popping up when looking at the boat forum on my iphone. Looked up ad blocker review online, downloaded a free app from the apple...
  41. Thread: Fun design

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    Re: Fun design

    Okay. Aside from whoever gets to have that one in their actual space, you all looked at it and discussed it and had some fun, so it is a little bit successful. At being a fun design. It's not...
  42. Thread: Fun design

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    Re: Fun design

    I feel like it just needs the right nautical painting, maybe something like a nice tempest, to go on the wall behind it.
    ...
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    Re: Toilet Snorkel?

    You'd figure out pretty quick to exhale with the mouthpiece out, before putting it back in your mouth for the next inhale.

    The whole thing is problematic anyway, because how many high-rises will...
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    Re: CNN Sideshow tonight

    Fauci was identified by the horde as the main guy who made them wear masks, live through the shut-downs of school and work and supply lines, and eventually get vaxxed. And then he became a name and...
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    Re: CNN Sideshow tonight

    [Caution: some frothiness follows.]

    H C Richardson's Letter from an American this morning mentioned that the fake-tanned sleaze devil got a standing ovation from his selected CNN rally crowd. They...
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    Re: Toilet Snorkel?

    Opening a window in a high-rise, per the OP, may not be possible or advisable in a desperate situation with a fire, and if it's already threatening enough that you can't leave your room, finding a...
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    Re: CNN Sideshow tonight

    This. Exactly why I won't ever hear that person's voice again, if I can possibly manage it, so help me g'odd. One day soon, I'm continually hoping, I won't have to be ready to plug my ears when the...
  48. My next door neighbor just bought a boat.

    The young single guy I just mentioned in the recent shovel thread, told me this morning, by text, that he just bought a nineteen-fifty-eight, twenty-eight foot, Chris Craft Constellation. On a three...
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    Re: DoJ Files Charges Against George Santos

    They read your posts, John. Thank gawd.
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    Re: Carpenter Bee Trap

    A year or so ago, I noticed a carpenter bee fly past me, I literally heard it buzz past my ear, as I puttered around my (garage) shop and driveway. I have a cache of logs that I've collected over the...
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