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  1. Re: Marine meets woman in bar, gets married in Vegas

    So you met your wife over a Mabel’s Hot Burger?
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    Re: Folding work tables

    As a follow up, while I wouldnít call the Worx bench flimsy, I am disappointed that the table is not at all a flat surface. Itís irregularities make it pretty much useless as a setup table. Whereas...
  3. Re: What are the 'good' things Trump did for this country?

    He changed the course of a hurricane with his mighty magic marker.
  4. Thread: What is it?

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    Re: What is it?

    Good detective work Nicholas. I was starting to think it was the start of the Kingdome construction, the timing would have been right, but after seeing the clip, I agree with your assessment of the...
  5. Thread: A car.

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    Re: A car.

    Kaiser Darrins had a sliding door. :)

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  6. Thread: More Pushback

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    Re: More Pushback

    Transporting a minor across state lines? :)
  7. Thread: What is it?

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    Re: What is it?

    Yes, there were blimp hangers in Port Townsend and at Sand Point in Seattle. But that doesn’t look like the blimp hangers I’ve seen.
  8. Thread: More Pushback

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    Re: More Pushback

    I like that too. Back in the Ď60s Washington State had a bunch of outdated laws that most ignored, labeled Blue Laws. Stores couldnít open on Sundays, no alcohol good be sold or consumed within a...
  9. Thread: What is it?

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    Re: What is it?

    Good question. If that shot was actually in Washington, the most likely spot would be Bremerton, and I don’t see it on Google Earth which has very detailed images of Bremerton. Of course whatever it...
  10. Thread: More Pushback

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    Re: More Pushback

    Instead of changing the rules, use their rules against them. In spite of abortion being outlawed, you know there will be Congressmen who have the money and power to get an abortion for their mistress...
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    Re: What were some of your scariest moments?

    The towboat skipper said just center the rudder and leave it alone. Didn’t work. Snoose wants to take off to one side or the other. On one of the side wanders, the tow bridle ripped the big bronze...
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    Re: What were some of your scariest moments?

    Maybe today. Halfway from gig harbor to Vashon noticed overheating. Shut down and check the obvious, no luck. Called BoatUS at 11:00am, got a towboat at 2:30 after drifting toward Narrows on a big...
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    Re: Real UFO, NASA Site

    Key word in UFO is Unidentified. They are not IFOs, or ETFOs. :)
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    Re: Stones, Hyde Park

    I know Keith is my age, 78, not sure about Mick. But our friend David says their energy and work ethic is amazing.
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    Re: What were some of your scariest moments?

    There may be others, but the first that comes to mind was a hundred miles off the coast of Northern California on the three masted barque Monte Cristo. First time the boat was offshore after being...
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    Stones, Hyde Park

    Just a bit of personal fun. Our best friendís nephew is the bass player for the War on Drugs. They opened for the Stones yesterday at Hyde Park. Then during the Stones set they watched it from a box...
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    Re: If someone handed you a million dollars...

    It’s not enough. But if I had Bezos or Musk type money, I’d buy me some liberal Congress critters.
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    Re: If someone handed you a million dollars...

    Okay. So I’m the only one who remembers John Barrisford Tipton.
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    Re: If someone handed you a million dollars...

    Are you John Barrisford Tipton?
  20. Thread: New VHF

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    Re: New VHF

    Nope. No audio out. 20 year old Westmarine. Says right in the front of it “Submersible”. Think I’ll be testing that out. :)
  21. Thread: New VHF

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    Re: New VHF

    Excellent! Thanks. I have a couple Logitech Bluetooth receivers like that at home, but hadn’t seen the transmitter version. Now the next problem is my Westmarine VHF doesn’t have an audio out. Time...
  22. Re: It's official - the Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade

    I grew up in Leave it to Beaver America. Never thought I’d be living in Afghanistan in my later years.
  23. Re: It's official - the Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade

    Time to pack the court.
  24. Re: It's official - the Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade

    At least these unwanted kids will be able to carry the guns they need to survive.
  25. Re: It's official - the Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade

    Next up, required head and face coverings for women.
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    Re: What Are You Reading?

    The Boys, by Ron and Clint Howard, thanks to a thread here. Fun to hear what was going on in the background of some of those movies and series. I remember Ron first in The Music Man. But he was...
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    Re: This is just unacceptable

    Kind of says it all doesn’t it? :D:D
  28. Thread: New VHF

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    Re: New VHF

    It might be a solution, I’ll study it more. Thanks.
  29. Thread: New VHF

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    Re: New VHF

    I really wish someone would make a Bluetooth VHF. I wear noise cancelling headphones when running and as a result of that and the engine noise, I canít monitor the VHF.
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    Re: Best "alternative milk"

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    Re: Can you touch your toes?

    Yes, at 78. I still do it maybe once a week in the shower just to assure myself that I still can.
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    Re: No Frills Standalone Radar

    Do you have one picked out? My Simrad has an intermediate box mounted between the dome and the screen, don't remember what it does but it was pretty easy to install.

    Here is what the components of...
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    Re: 3rd J6 Committee hearing

    And Rusty Bowers, Republican and one of the most damning witnesses against the insurrection and who helped thwart Trump’s criminal coup, said he would vote for him again. WT absolute F is wrong with...
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    Re: Seattle CL Find: Blanchard Dreamboat

    I’ve seen many bridgedeck style cruisers in the islands but not sure I’ve ever seen a dreamboat up there. I wouldn’t want to cross the Straits in one, but there is a back way.
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    Re: Seattle CL Find: Blanchard Dreamboat

    Mer-Na, one of the nicer Dreamboats owned by a friend, was sold to the Great Lakes area. Sorry that Seattle lost her.
  36. Re: Whose got some oldies in their music collection

    My older sister had a lot of this guy’s records.

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    Re: Best "alternative milk"

    Udder nonsense.
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    Re: No Frills Standalone Radar

    Hereís my little 7Ē screen. If you decide on one of these solid state radars, spring for a little bigger screen if you can.

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    Re: 3rd J6 Committee hearing

    And just in case the usual RWW suspects are lurking hereabouts, please again note that these VERY damning witnesses are Republicans who voted for him. Your little Fox News talking point that it is...
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    Re: No Frills Standalone Radar

    Iím very happy with my Simrad radar. The screen has extra modes for plotter, sounder, split screen etc. but I only use it as full screen radar. I have the 7Ē screen, I would really rather have a...
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    Re: 3rd J6 Committee hearing

    Just a point of order, isn’t this the fourth hearing?

    Evidently Trump is still panic lying this morning with emails to the witnesses. He’s toast, unless they refuse to indict for “the good of the...
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    Re: headed to test drive one of these

    Dual OH cam, rear wheel drive drifter, still her daily driver. You should see her collection of windshield notes from people wanting to buy it.
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    Re: headed to test drive one of these

    THATís not a Corolla. THIS is a Corolla. :)

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  44. Re: Whose got some oldies in their music collection

    Although I long ago sold all my old vinyl, I remember this being my first LP purchase. Probably because I fell in love with the Gretsch in the picture.

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  45. Re: OMG! Me! Reading a celebrity bio? And enjoying it?

    Started it, looking forward to getting back to it, even though Clint is an admitted Trumpster. (BTW, Ozzie and Harriet were real people :) ).
  46. Re: OMG! Me! Reading a celebrity bio? And enjoying it?

    Great idea, just finishing a Pratchett, need a next book. I imagine it’s kind of like Leave it to Beaver or Ozzie and Harriet?
  47. Thread: Watching CSPAN

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    Re: Watching CSPAN

    If they want to continue to play that game, I’m happy to have Kamala Harris choose our next POTUS and President of the Senate (aka VP).
  48. Re: Whose got some oldies in their music collection

    Just checked my iPhone:

    Patsy Cline
    Astrud Gilberto
    Blood Sweat and Tears
    Cold Blood
    Dave Brubeck
    Deep Purple
    Maria Callas
    Keith Jarrett
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    Re: Do you know the correct answer?

    In post #6, Tom, he who posed the problem, said I was correct in post #4. (Never mind that I had no reason). :D :D
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    Re: Did Stephen Colbert go too far this time!

    Not smart. Just adding fodder to the whataboutists.
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