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    Re: Fourth of July rant

    geez. be sure you actually go outside and shake your fist in the air while you grump about the festive displays.
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    Re: Gas Tax Giveaway

    .18/gal... with those kind of ideas it's no wonder he was the most popular candidate ever.
  3. Re: Aptera Motors (EV with 400 mile range) plus solar power

    i wouldn't drive that turd on any road with a speed limit above 20 mph
  4. Re: How may of you know someone with Covid at the moment?

    no one i know has had it in probably 6 months
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    Re: "Magic" nose drops

    you can get stem cells from yourself nowadays
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    Re: "Magic" nose drops

    that's what i'm always wondering!
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    Re: I know you won't like it!

    there's literally hundreds of articles you can read going into detail on why women were against the vote. but it makes a better story to say they were all clamoring for their right to vote and...
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    Re: I know you won't like it!

    what's your beef with my statements? women just weren't that into having a right to vote. it's good that they got it anyways, but why pretend they were all running around "suffering" without it?
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    Re: I know you won't like it!

    sorry, but the suffrage movement wasn't as popular as you would have liked it to be.
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    Re: I know you won't like it!

    "IN 1895 the women of Massachusetts were asked by the state whether they wished the suffrage. Of the 575,000 voting women in the state, only 22,204 cared for it enough to deposit in a ballot box an...
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    Re: I know you won't like it!

    just look it up. they have polls from the time. women of the day didn't want a vote. i suspect that sentiment has changed since then
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    Re: I know you won't like it!

    the point was, the majority of women did not want a right to vote at the time.
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    Re: I know you won't like it!

    nope
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    Re: I know you won't like it!

    we didn't let them vote, we made them vote. the majority of women didn't want a vote.
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    Re: I know you won't like it!

    just look it up at the source of your choosing.


    i love the idea of "legalize drugs" when we all know that drugs kill WAY more people and ruin WAY more lives than guns b/c it's "their choice",...
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    Re: I know you won't like it!

    not so fast my friends... a large portion of fentanyl deaths are from users getting fentanyl unsuspectingly.
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    Re: I know you won't like it!

    let's ban fentanyl, it'll save more lives than banning teh gunz
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    Re: UUuuuuuuuuG 30th Time this has happened

    hahahaha, that is a possibility. i can narrow it down to 1 guy..... the only other guy on the yard. :d
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    Re: UUuuuuuuuuG 30th Time this has happened

    we've been going through new hires pretty quick. it's amazing how you can be totally up front with these guys about the work they will have to do, then after a week or two of easing into it you...
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    Re: NYT article on transgen children

    well, once you've changed the hormones, cut off the body parts, and reinforced the ideas for a decade the mental damage is probably pretty set in
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    Re: A Remedy For Climate Anxiety

    you know how much CO2 you're putting into the air with that beer?
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    Re: Dude free climbs salesforce tower

    i have panic attacks just watching videos like that
  23. Thread: Hole in joist

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    Re: Hole in joist

    oh i know, no problems.

    i'm a bit different as far as how i design structure. i care more about how the framer has to work and how your floors feel than "value engineering" anything. most of...
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    Re: Elon Musk wants to buy twitter?

    i don't think i've seen anyone explain this hatred of gabbard. what's the big problem with her?
  25. Thread: Hole in joist

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    Re: Hole in joist

    architects and framers are reasons 1A & 1B for my job's existence.
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    Re: Hole in joist

    https://ibb.co/0qTzfMg
    here's a typical analysis sheet for a joist. you can see under the allowable stress percentages that the shear values are very low


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    Re: Hole in joist

    hole location rules depend on what the member is doing. typically for engineered wood like i-joist and lvl they allow holes in the middle 1/3 left/right and middle 1/3 top to bottom. joist holes i...
  28. Thread: ID please

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    Re: ID please

    time to burn the house down and move.
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    Re: If Not Now, When?

    scribbling is a gateway to PRON threads. tread lightly rob
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    Re: My thoughts on masks

    another GD mask thread... FFS wear it if it makes you feel better.

    when/where is the PPV viewing party?
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    Re: Wordle is blowing my mind.

    now there's octordle as well.
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    Re: Elon Musk wants to buy twitter?

    that just looks like it's time to buy tsla
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    Re: Elon Musk wants to buy twitter?

    so... authoritarianism. nicely done comrade
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    Re: Wordle is blowing my mind.

    yeah, my problem playing the game is that i keep using somewhat obscure words. i had one last week where on the second guess i had all but one letter in the right spot. i still didn't get the...
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    Re: Elon Musk wants to buy twitter?

    from jack dorsey

    “Elon’s goal of creating a platform that is ‘maximally trusted and broadly inclusive’ is the right one,” wrote Dorsey. “This is also [Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal’s] goal, and why I...
  36. Re: is a vote for Republicans a vote for to destroy Democracy?

    i'm generally reasonable. i've seen some questionable "ballot harvesting" investigations that seem like there's something there, at least on the surface. but i can't say it changed an election. i...
  37. Re: is a vote for Republicans a vote for to destroy Democracy?

    you can't remember 18 years ago?
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    Re: Elon Musk wants to buy twitter?

    hahah, even better. deleting an account that you never used. thanks for your sacrifice joe. and all for the cause of MORE CENSORSHIP.
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    1: i do believe vote fraud exits, but do not know that its existence measurably moved the needle to sway the election. it is funny how the president with "the most votes ever" is sporting a solid...
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    Re: Elon Musk wants to buy twitter?

    no you won't. but rest assured your virtue has been signaled.
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    one thing is for sure, hyperbole is alive and well.
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    Re: Federal judge strikes down mask mandate

    you wearing an N95 will protect you better than me and you wearing surgical masks. so again, if YOU want to protect yourself, wear the N95 and leave the rest of us alone.
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    Re: Federal judge strikes down mask mandate

    masks mandates are dumb. let's get over it already. if YOU want to wear one, then YOU wear one. problem solved
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    Re: Federal judge strikes down mask mandate

    if you like masks, wear them.
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    Re: Federal judge strikes down mask mandate

    i don't know anyone that has worn a mask in well over a year now. you see a few people here and there with them on, but it's mostly old people.
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    employee sounds whiny but he had a good case against the employer. not 450k good, but maybe 20-30 good.
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    Re: Elon Musk wants to buy twitter?

    free speech doesn't look good to you?
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    Re: Painting PT lumber

    but Rob might ironically paint it to look like PT wood.
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    Re: More on the transgen swimmer

    i applaud keith in his efforts. but no way i'm going to attempt a conversation with anyone willfully ignoring that males have physical advantages over females. i wonder if they really believe the...
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    Re: Plywood prices

    if you want your project done THIS year, pay the high prices. they won't be going anywhere anytime soon
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