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    Re: POLITICAL Memes

    I agree with Ms. Steinem. Let's call her claim a fact. Even an important fact.

    But that fact only covers certain territory. It doesn't answer the two questions I posed.

    If you have no cogent...
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    I think he means... beyond what he can hold in two hands, between his knees, and in the 6 desktop cup-holders his table is equipped with <G>
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    Re: Georgia vote. Something I just realized.

    I'm sticking with 'Georgia Sucks'.

    Only by the thinnest of margins did they miss sending to THE U.S. SENATE... a candidate so bad that he will be remembered in history for being horrifically,...
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    Re: Winter tires question

    Back when I used to run up to the mountain regularly, I put Blizzak's on every Fall.
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Morning All,

    Our brief visit from the Snow Gods is completely complete. Temp are up into the 40's, and not a speck of white left out there.

    Hope everyone has a great day!
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    Re: Georgia vote. Something I just realized.

    Republicans have chosen a sugar-rush, easy-peasy, lazy approach. Lord help us if they'd dumped tRump in 2020 and pivoted to addressing real issues. Even if they were wrong, they'd have come across as...
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    Re: Herschel

    When ya gotz nutt'n... you always gotz 'whatabout'.
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    Re: Georgia vote. Something I just realized.

    Or... how much the state of Georgia sucks...
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    Re: POLITICAL Memes

    Answer the questions, please.
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    Re: Georgia vote. Something I just realized.

    With about 90% of the votes counted, and the bulk of the remaining to come from Dem strongholds, the race is called for Warnock.

    But it's still very tight.

    Which leaves me standing with those...
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    Re: POLITICAL Memes

    OK... so you find neither candidate in an election acceptable. So you skip voting.

    What, precisely, did you accomplish? And... now what?
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    Re: POLITICAL Memes

    Yes, indeed. A serious black/white fallacy. The fact is, you can choose the lesser evil... while - on a parallel track - working to change the game to allow for better choices in the future. Choosing...
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    Re: Kirstie Alley R.I.P.

    Ayup...
  14. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    We kept goats for a while. That was plenty for me. A hoot... and a hassle <G>
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Morning All,

    Sku - looks like a fun project.

    Tulsy - D'ju ever own horses? I never did, but had a couple of girlfriends along the way that did. That's how I (sorta,kinda) learned to ride.
    ...
  16. Re: Why or why can't we get a 6" rule that works for everybody?

    Beat me to it. With care, the 6" version will live in your apron, providing precision and clarity, under all conditions... for a very long time.

    For a price.
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Never did the poking with any sort of precision... just a bit of stabbing with a knife tip. But I agree... a sort of reverse sear is the bet approach for a winter duck/goose.

    What sort of...
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    Re: Kirstie Alley R.I.P.

    She had some issues. Emotional issues which led to some substance abuse issues... and some strange politics.
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    I've cooked 'em more than a few times. From campfires to oven. Ducks shot this time of year definitely have their winter fat on board. Which means they CAN get greasy. If you know that, it's not hard...
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    <sigh> Too bad. He's worth reading.
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Morning All,

    Yes, it snowed much of the day y'day, and accumulated little. Just too warm. Streets never turned white, though the lawns did. Not enough for a snowman, but we did manage a small...
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    Jon Wilner: Winners & Losers --

    https://www.mercurynews.com/2022/12/04/cfp-and-bowl-selections-winners-and-losers-from-college-footballs-biggest-day/
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    I'm relieved that 'bama is out. Too much dominance by one program gets boring... and is stultifying for the sport.

    I think the 4 teams that will play for the NC will provide some very interesting...
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    Re: Wordle is blowing my mind.

    I don't know about hints... but the bot is quite useful. Why? For the same reason the military does 'after action' analysis --

    https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2022/upshot/wordle-bot.html
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Decided to snow here after all. Coming down heavy and breezy. Prolly too warm to stick, but we might scrounge a small snowball fight out of it...
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    A boating buddy lives in a dodgy part of town, and chimed in this morning with this story --

    I went to the gas station to get a Gatorade and as I walk up, I noticed these Officers watching a...
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    Re: Wordle is blowing my mind.

    I've only guessed it in one... once. When I was trying out opening words.
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    Re: Wordle is blowing my mind.

    If you like adding complexity... you might like 'Hardle'
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    Re: Wordle is blowing my mind.

    ^^^^
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    Re: Wordle is blowing my mind.

    One of the old h.s. buddies I regularly share results with claims that any time one solves it in 1 or 2... it's luck. I mostly agree. My usual starter worked well today, only leaving me with 37...
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    Primetime is IN the house!

    Deion Sanders will be the new coach at 1-11 Colorado. I bet he'll be able to recruit like gangbusters... but can he coach at this level?
  32. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Morning All,

    There was speculation about some snow this morning, but nope. Only 35F here.

    Hey Tulsy... hope you have a good'n. Everyone have a good one!
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    Re: Political side of inflation

    Wonking Out: When Should We Declare Victory Over Inflation?

    Put on your statistical noise-canceling headphones, and the sound you hear is that of falling underlying inflation. Even Jerome Powell,...
  34. Re: I told my 8 year old grandson that I would pose his question to The Bilge.

    Son1 did some traveling in India after he got out of the Navy. Brought back a big jar of Mango/Lemon pickle. Different. Lots of spices, and in pickled in oil. He said they pickle tons of things.
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    Re: Movies that have held up and those that don't

    Personally, I think the Bilge desperately NEEDS Deliverance... <G>
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    I did get lazy this morning. After the cat woke me very early, I went back to sleep - only to have my sweetie wake me to ask a question. I went back to sleep. Bandicoots woke me up with a question...
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    Re: Are You Ready For Some... Football?

    Pac12 chaos again.

    Utah beats USC in the title game: 47-24. Impressive ---

    LAS VEGAS — I won’t soon forget the sight of Cameron Rising’s Utah football helmet flying off and America wondering if...
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    Re: Movies that have held up and those that don't

    Some great choices so far, but have to add some dark horses...

    A Boy and His Dog, with Don Johnson. Dark humor and timeless truths. Surprised it wasn't first out of Pless' mouth.

    Angel Heart...
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    Re: EVs and cold weather

    It appears the article gives credence to Mr. Grey's concerns --

    A AAA study released in February 2019 tested five EV models at 20 degrees and 95 degrees Fahrenheit including a 2018 BMW i3, a 2018...
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Ready for that rum now.

    That silly Fredz thinks that putting it on the top shelf will keep his best booze outta the reach of hobbits like Tulsy & Me. Little does he know I send Tulsy up on the...
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    I'm just finishing my lunch break here. I'll swing by later for a rum.
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    Re: Stickers on truck windows

    Didn't they open for Big Brother & The Holding Company?
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Morning All,

    Another cold, cloudy day here. They're talking about a very slight chance of snow over the next several days. Not today, it seems, as it's only down to 38F at the moment.
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    Re: What Are You Reading?

    I finished 'Shantaram' by GD Roberts. Best thing I've read in years.
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    Re: What I get paid for:

    Nifty materials-handling gizmo.

    I assume it's not precise enough that the skins are applied net/net... but require later trimming. That seems like it would be a huge ask.

    Am I seeing that...
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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.
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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    <snort>
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