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  1. Thread: Brittney Griner

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    I've already said she was stupid to carry the hash oil in Russia. She is by no means the first (or last I'm sure) to spend time in a foreign jail. A friend had 2 years in a Moroccan jail & was...
  2. Thread: Brittney Griner

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    Re: Brittney Griner

    I'd probably go too - however she may have had a contract.
  3. Thread: Brittney Griner

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    Re: Brittney Griner

    In fairness, she was there before Russia invaded Ukraine.

    A lot a US women play in Russia & have for years.
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    Re: The promise of the internet

    Very cool. However, I tuned into an Auckland NZ station & they were playing Petty's "American Girl"... :)
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    Re: Touching the 3rd Rail?

    That's tempting, but since I'm sure we're on the same page, I can just get started all on my own. ;)
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    Re: Touching the 3rd Rail?

    Prezactly - what a moron he is.



    Unless you're self-employed - then you pay 100%.
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    Re: Touching the 3rd Rail?

    Is he really so stupid that he doesn't understand how Social Security works? If he gets his way, is he going to refund every dime everyone's put into SS?

    Astounding...
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    Re: Looking For Parts/ Source

    What a cool boat!

    eBay has tons of bronze (which is what I think you pic is) hardware, but it takes a while to sort though it, Here's a search for "bronze" in boat parts (it's a lot of stuff!) ...
  9. Re: Washington State Derelict Vessel Post-Sale Liability

    Yep - a bunch more. Especially when you try to actually get insurance for the boat. Because Neoga is 52 ft, no one I've found will insure her for anything other than general liability. Seems the...
  10. Thread: Skookum Maru

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    Re: Skookum Maru

    Jim nails it!

    Slacko's idea of same tape isn't bad one - unless you don't have time for the lengthy install...
  11. Re: Washington State Derelict Vessel Post-Sale Liability

    On this one, about 5 or 6 Chris...

    Forgive me for using the term, but this is the nanny state in action. IMO, if you can't handle it, don't buy it. I'll use my boat as an example, as it'd fall...
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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    At least he's unlikely to get eclampsia...
  13. Re: Washington State Derelict Vessel Post-Sale Liability

    Whatever happened to caveat emptor? Or personal responsibility? Stoopid.

    When I sell a car, it is sold "As is, where is, and carries no warranty expressed or implied". I've also added "This...
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    Re: The ultimate authority on everything

    Wikipedia is very useful, but needs to be taken with a grain of salt - as there are definitely inaccuracies & bias.

    The Bilge is remarkable as the knowledge base here is broad. I wish it were...
  15. Thread: Massage chairs

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    Re: Massage chairs

    Hmmm... I've always heard that horses were a pain in the neck...
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    Re: Residential Building costs in you area?

    Friends want to build a house & so are actively looking into costs here in VT. New construction is 200-250/sq ft Manufactured is 150 for bottom end - can get up to 200. Manufactured is often lower...
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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    So that's what really, really old tapioca looks like!
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    Well done sir!
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    Sorry you feel that way George. I hugely (bigly even) disagree with Boatbum on it's being a state issue. However, I'd be interested to learn why he feels that it is. Dismissing what he says as...
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    Re: POLITICAL Cartoons.

    116090
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    Is it "claptrap"? Or is it a viewpoint you simply disagree with? I strongly disagree with his viewpoint on this, but dismissing it as "claptrap" does nothing to promote any sort of discussion.
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    Re: Best Beers by State

    Friends bring it to 'em? :)

    Dogfish has been around a long time & has become a regional brewery. For example, it's available in most every store here in Vermont - though the 90 minute is...
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    Re: Best Beers by State

    The guy just went with the name beers. Heady isn't even close to the best beer (much less IPA) in VT. I brought a 4 pack o Heady to the sugarhouse this spring & the comment was "It's OK". In fact,...
  24. Thread: Bad Omen?

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    Re: Bad Omen?

    Bummer Rich! Get well soon.
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    Re: Back to Shooting Brakes, just for a second.

    I don't remember how many 122, 145, & 245 Volvo wagons I've owned. 10? 15? Maybe more. I used to buy broken ones, fix 'em, drive 'em a few months & then sell 'em at a profit.



    Saab too came...
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    Re: I must have missed the memo:

    Maybe they are. In our situation, we had our experimental car go in for the EPA mileage/emissions cycle. Because it was experimental, there were dozens of adjustments possible. Before we took it...
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    Re: Cable hookup to my house

    What BS. Sorry Emily!

    I'm "assisting" on a Comcast install at my ex-wife's house on Tuesday. We'll see how that goes.
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    Re: I must have missed the memo:

    One of my favorites was the magnetic fuel line: put this $100 sleeve filled with magnets over your fuel line (yes, even a steel one) & the magnets will align the gas molecules so it burns more...
  29. Thread: Brittney Griner

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    Re: Brittney Griner

    I don't believe anyone here has said they think the sentence she got was just, fair, or right. What's being said is that it's well known (& ignorance of the law is not an excuse anyway) that Russia...
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    Re: Back to Shooting Brakes, just for a second.

    While it seems this group has insisted that a "shooting brake" must have only 2 side doors, for practicality, I'll take a 4 door every time. 1) I put stuff on the driver's side back seat all the...
  31. Thread: Brittney Griner

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    Re: Brittney Griner

    While I agree on the moralizing, Russia ain't the US & (as I mentioned) has gone over the top in the past. Especially now with Putin looking for leverage - it's very different from what happens here...
  32. Thread: Brittney Griner

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    Re: Brittney Griner

    Was it politically motivated? Of course. Was she stoopid to carry any THC product in Russia? Same answer.

    Back in the late 60's my cousin had a contest with his brother (who was in the Navy) on...
  33. Re: The best explanation for inflation I have ever seen

    That isn't the message I got at all. If they can sell $100/barrel oil @ $2.50 & make a profit, why is it over double the price now. Only answer is that they are making more money. This is the...
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    Re: The scale of the thing

    I'm loving this trip through your beautiful country & your eclectic past. One of these years I'm gonna go see for myself. Thing is, I keep saying it & not doing it. Gotta figure that out.
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    Re: What Are You Reading?

    I have to admit that my 15 YO self found the meritocracy concept appealing. By the time I was 18, I'd figured out what utter hogwash Ms. Rand was spewing.

    What can I say, it's been a long strange...
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    Re: Back to Shooting Brakes, just for a second.

    The A4's 33-35 is on regular. My friend's Volvo is a turbo. Surprised it's that different though.
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    Re: Business having trouble getting help

    Commuting by choice is one thing (I grew up in Fairfield County, so I know commuting) - but commuting because of affordability is a different situation.
  38. Thread: This or this?

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    Re: This or this?

    Dire Straits - not even vaguely close.

    Not that I have an opinion fo course...
  39. Thread: Memes and…

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    Re: Memes and…

    I wish that were my neighborhood! At least I wouldn't have to wear a cardigan...
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    Neither of these are bad jokes - just had to say it.
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    Login required - bummer!
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    Re: 1955 Thompson 14 ft Thomboy runabout

    That is a beauty! I love the runabout style of the 2 cockpits.
  43. Re: What material to put on my wooden cartop carriers?

    If the rack lives on the car & the car lives outside, I'd think carpet would hold moisture & create rot.

    The closed cell foam Dave recommends seem as though it'd work - as long as it's slippery...
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    Re: Favorite Music: take flight and wing

    Beautiful women playing great guitar & singing with wonderful voices - what's not to like?
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    Re: Business having trouble getting help

    Ever tried to get a tax increase through in a town or small city? Not that paying them more isn't the best solution, but ascribing the lower pay to not wanting town employees to live in the town is...
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    Re: Favorite Music: take flight and wing

    Nice!
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    Re: Business having trouble getting help

    This loosely correlates with internet purchasing: local stores have to compete with Amazon er al.

    As a software developer, I've worked remotely for many years. 40 years ago, I'd save my changes...
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    Re: Business having trouble getting help

    It's not just homeowners - it's teachers, police, you name it who often cannot afford to live in the town in which they work.
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    Re: Business having trouble getting help

    Very similar - though, not being in the business, I'm not privy to exact #'s.

    Vermont does not have a lot of investment company purchases, but we do have a lot going to 2nd homes, The...
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    Re: Business having trouble getting help

    When adjusted to US $ - pretty similar on the lower end. Residential plumbers (IOW - repair, not new construction) are getting at least $100/hr here + $150+ service fee on top of it. A neighbor...
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