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  1. Thread: Games We Played

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    Philly used to call herself "Accentless." She...

    Philly used to call herself "Accentless." She believed it too. :laugh: :ptpt:
  2. Yes they are! When Mom got moved from the ICU...

    Yes they are!

    When Mom got moved from the ICU to an inpatient hospital room to a nursing home for a few weeks the vibe was way different. Dad and all six of us kids would be there at different...
  3. That's a question a lawyer will be asking no...

    That's a question a lawyer will be asking no doubt. Nursing homes are cauldrons of depravity and incompetence.
  4. Thread: Quarantine Food

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    I made some steaks for a surprise visit with all...

    I made some steaks for a surprise visit with all of my kids last week (only have 15 pounds left in my stockpile now - yeah I prepped for a food shortage). They were superb - a mix of t-bones and...
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    The problem with people who apply American urban...

    The problem with people who apply American urban politics to Africa is that they've never been to Africa. Claiming the entire continent is like South Africa during Apartheid is not only ignorant,...
  6. The asshole filmed it himself. At the end he...

    The asshole filmed it himself. At the end he picks up his phone and videos the aftermath with him calling the old guy out for (I think) being on his bed.
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    That's the honest truth - also almost any...

    That's the honest truth - also almost any far-lefty who views themselves as part of the "elite" of anything. They are extremely brutal.

    Wanna know some of the nicest people who actually get...
  8. One of the more entertaining shows I've seen. ...

    One of the more entertaining shows I've seen.

    Othello was also hilarious.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iiWoB323GiE
  9. Thread: Games We Played

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    We called it "Smear the Queer," both in Michigan...

    We called it "Smear the Queer," both in Michigan and Florida. That was back when queer meant strange or outsider.
  10. Thread: Animals

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    I love that one! I'm stealing it for Facebook....

    I love that one! I'm stealing it for Facebook.
    :encourage:
  11. Thread: Meme

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    China is almost there, when they can have open...

    China is almost there, when they can have open elections and 65% will freely vote to keep the status quo.

    They bred the dissenters out.
  13. Thread: Tweets

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    I like it, but it smells like astroturf.

    I like it, but it smells like astroturf.
  14. Thread: 1619 Propaganda

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    And? I met a guy named George Washington...

    And?

    I met a guy named George Washington Carver. Guess what? He is black too - easy guess as well.

    So what is your point with that comment?
  15. *sigh* Just like Dan Rather's media,...

    *sigh*

    Just like Dan Rather's media, apparently the problem is that when someone gets big enough for "Don't you know who I am?" to carry any weight it means they have been corrupted for quite a...
  16. Thread: Plandemic

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    But enough about climate change..... ...

    But enough about climate change.....

    Apparently that virus has infected plenty of other regions. :ponder:
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    Backwoods mentality with the supremacy and...

    Backwoods mentality with the supremacy and authority of the all-knowing "benevolent" government - yeah, that's Canada cops in smaller cities.

    They are dicks.
  18. Exactly. Which is why Oberlin needs to die a...

    Exactly.

    Which is why Oberlin needs to die a swift death - ASAFP
  19. Show me a Republican doing the same thing for...

    Show me a Republican doing the same thing for temporary workers during a national emergency.
  20. 1. They are volunteers. They would not have...

    1. They are volunteers. They would not have lost their jobs if they didn't choose to go.
    2. Who cares how much they are making? We're shoveling boatloads of cash to businesses just to keep...
  21. Democrats are going to be Democrats.

    Democrats are going to be Democrats.
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    Go ahead, show us what you've got. He's been...

    Go ahead, show us what you've got. He's been running the NIAID since 1984. Do you think NOW he decided to do something different?
  23. 3.) All of them were quite happy covering...

    3.) All of them were quite happy covering Obama's 2nd Term and he was known to manipulate the news cycle. But they were happy because he was so dreamy.... :rolleyes:
  24. Mine was a .22 rifle at the family farm when I...

    Mine was a .22 rifle at the family farm when I was about 6 with my Dad and brother. It was the same rifle my dad carried around that farm when he was about 10. The next year I shot my first rabbit...
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    Finally you post a pic.

    Finally you post a pic.
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    I don't see that the data is good enough to be...

    I don't see that the data is good enough to be reliable. I also don't think Fauci is compromised nor do I think he is he grandstanding. The guy has run the NIAID since 1984.
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    Yep. 3800 deaths from COVID-19. 25,000...

    Yep. 3800 deaths from COVID-19. 25,000 deaths from Heart Disease in 2017.

    What should be said is, "Look - we just don't know yet how bad this will be and we want to minimize risk since we...
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    Yes, very. Good in theory and for those with...

    Yes, very.

    Good in theory and for those with engaged parents a true learning experience. That was the point and it's very successful. But being as it is, lots of kids drift through it and don't...
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    I sincerely hope there are LOTS of parents who...

    I sincerely hope there are LOTS of parents who figure out this remote learning and pull their kids out of traditional time-wasting schools in favor of objective-based work. Here we've had virtual...
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    I understand that mess, and that is a terrible...

    I understand that mess, and that is a terrible way to do things. I remember when Math was just Math. Chemistry was Chemistry. English was English. But it's apparently all changing (eventhough...
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    Oh don't get me started on that. There are...

    Oh don't get me started on that. There are exactly zero teachers in our school district that teach business who have ever run a business themselves. I think one or two might have worked for State...
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    Oh dear..... ...

    Oh dear.....




    https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/what-are-clinical-trials-and-studies
  33. Thread: My city of ruins

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    Minor disagreement on the bolded. Islam is...

    Minor disagreement on the bolded. Islam is absolutely a merger of government and theology so sending government food to Muslims is exactly what it should do in their view - and not sending food to...
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    None of those wars had finite durations when they...

    None of those wars had finite durations when they started - much like now.



    It is a pandemic. It's too soon to know how bad it is. But since there isn't government rationing and there...
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    One of the other main problems with Common Core...

    One of the other main problems with Common Core is that most (in my experience) teachers using it never understood it. So they were presenting a flawed curriculum with no way to fill in the gaps. ...
  36. :encourage::laugh:

    :encourage::laugh:
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    Not true at all. WWII was MUCH more harsh. WWI...

    Not true at all. WWII was MUCH more harsh. WWI was even worse, and certainly the Civil War was the most "police state" we can document.

    That said,



    I agree. The zeal liberals have in...
  38. True, but if that changes I don't see getting...

    True, but if that changes I don't see getting letters and packages going away. Someone else will deliver them.

    I don't know if it's a good idea to do away with the USPS but they certainly should...
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    Oh yeah! It's horrible to watch guys in the...

    Oh yeah! It's horrible to watch guys in the grocery store sometimes. Obviously my years as Mr. Mom made me quite efficient at grocery shopping (doubly so without 4 kids age 5-10). They get just...
  40. Wow. And you're not even remote. There's a LOT...

    Wow. And you're not even remote. There's a LOT of people around you.
  41. Thread: Flexing

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    :P ...

    :P


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIXLBl9Pf3Q
  42. True. Lanie said "millions" who can't afford to...

    True. Lanie said "millions" who can't afford to rent a private box. How many people live in East Bump, ND? Also, FedEx does indeed deliver to extremely remote places. Try Clark, WY. FedEx and...
  43. But if the post office goes away as Lanie fears...

    But if the post office goes away as Lanie fears then there would be no problem putting a box in front of your house with a sign that says "Fed Ex deliveries go here."

    If there is still some type...
  44. Why is a private box rental required to get mail...

    Why is a private box rental required to get mail without the post office?
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    The problem is that we just don't know - and it...

    The problem is that we just don't know - and it sure as hell is a very virulent disease. More virulent than we knew in December, January, February, and March.
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    Maybe it's a mixture. Some countries fudging the...

    Maybe it's a mixture. Some countries fudging the data, some regions being more monoculture and this time less susceptible to the virus, and maybe the US is actually a "melting pot" which means we...
  47. Thread: Memories

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    My apologies, I stand corrected. Still glad you...

    My apologies, I stand corrected. Still glad you did that instead of trying to go pro in baseball. :)
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    I think the big issue is that previous attempts...

    I think the big issue is that previous attempts to put kids into early work programs was that it cut them off from opportunities to do anything academically. I remember that from the 1970s, I was...
  49. Thread: Memories

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    That is an awesome story, and quite an...

    That is an awesome story, and quite an experience.

    I'm also glad you decided to become a Nurse Practitioner and not use that to think you could be a professional baseball player. The odds are...
  50. No conclusions have been drawn so there isn't...

    No conclusions have been drawn so there isn't much to discuss. I could give you data from research studies all day long but without a conclusion - "did it work?" "did it fail?" "are the results...
  51. To many liberals it's always "civil disobedience"...

    To many liberals it's always "civil disobedience" when stores windows are smashed, cops are shot, and cars are set on fire and it's "dangerous" when a non-violent rally of people carrying guns hold...
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    Interesting partisan piece. Elements of truth,...

    Interesting partisan piece. Elements of truth, lots of hyperbole and a dash of calling Democrats statist de-nutters of the American people. Some of that is accurate.

    "When Will Democrats Cry...
  53. Thread: Meme

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    :rofl::lmao:

    :rofl::lmao:
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    I think the lockdown is going to prove her wrong....

    I think the lockdown is going to prove her wrong.

    Kids need education, not full time babysitters.
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    I agree 100% - especially now that there are...

    I agree 100% - especially now that there are multiple treatment successes. Even plasma injections are showing some real promise. Harsh implementation of emergency protocols followed by swift...
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    Useful data and it's encouraging. One county...

    Useful data and it's encouraging. One county cannot be extrapolated to the whole country.
  57. He's a hell of a musician, but he isn't virtuoso...

    He's a hell of a musician, but he isn't virtuoso level and many of those don't regularly achieve commercial success. He is by most accounts "quite good" but not "great." He knows this and admitted...
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    I added some cinnamon to a slow cooked lamb. It...

    I added some cinnamon to a slow cooked lamb. It was awesome.

    I did the same to a beef pot roast. NOPE!

    The real failure was that I was test tasting it throughout the process and it seemed to...
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    I notice you're now narrowing your argument. It...

    I notice you're now narrowing your argument. It all started with this:



    Which you posted anonymously. You have yet to provide any sort of credentials. I wonder why. :rolleyes:
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    Yup. And the "assay chemist(s)" would be the...

    Yup. And the "assay chemist(s)" would be the chemist(s) actually doing whatever assay is proscribed - across many specialties of chemistry.
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    True. I apologize if I implied otherwise. ...

    True. I apologize if I implied otherwise.



    That's the kicker, we don't know yet. We won't know for awhile.



    While true, the issue is that perfectly healthy people die from this virus...
  62. If they can pull this off it would be huge. ...

    If they can pull this off it would be huge. Extremely accurate and detailed data free from any terrestrial or atmospheric noise.

    This would be Webb Space Telescope huge.
    ...
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    I'm not sure that's accurate, the "pointless"...

    I'm not sure that's accurate, the "pointless" part. Unchecked, this virus is especially nasty. It's not like the flu. Now that the "flattening the curve" strategy appears to be working there are...
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    So these positions don't exist? ...

    So these positions don't exist?

    https://www.indeed.com/q-Assay-Chemist-jobs.html
    https://www.employeepedia.com/hire/job-skills/8555-skills-needed-to-be-an-assay-chemist
  65. No. You have no idea what you're talking about.

    No. You have no idea what you're talking about.
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    You are beyond stupid. There just is no...

    You are beyond stupid. There just is no discussing anything with you. Enjoy whatever existence you have. :rolleyes:
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    The thread wandered and you talked smack about...

    The thread wandered and you talked smack about Techno. :chagrin: :joker::joker:
  68. This will be considered "cost of doing business"...

    This will be considered "cost of doing business" by the clueless left. It is very good to see (even if just for their corporate image) companies rolling up their sleeves to get things done. I know...
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    I played the trombone in 6-7th grade. I quit...

    I played the trombone in 6-7th grade. I quit because it wasn't "cool."

    In the 1990s I spent a weekend with some very very cool people from ska bands (RockSteady Freddy from The Toasters was one),...
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    Hush yo mouf. :p ...

    Hush yo mouf. :p


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmin5WkOuPw


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5FyfQDO5g0


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hJZR_hinI0
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    Data on emerging threats that originate in China...

    Data on emerging threats that originate in China is literally the "best the world has to offer" if it comes from China. How does one get the data? Fund a study.



    They didn't lose them because...
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    Actually Biology is Chemistry, Chemistry is...

    Actually Biology is Chemistry, Chemistry is Physics, and Physics is Math.



    Oh look at you thinking you have correct information. What do you do right now? You tell me and I'll tell you.


    ...
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    Edgar Winter, 1973. ...

    Edgar Winter, 1973.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8f-Qb-bwlU
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    Have him empty out the Vatican basement. Why...

    Have him empty out the Vatican basement. Why doesn't he do that?
  75. Thread: Quarantine Food

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    I made 3 steaks (there were 3 in the bag I froze...

    I made 3 steaks (there were 3 in the bag I froze 3 weeks ago) because I stocked up and now have to start eating what I bought at the beginning of it.

    Delicious yesterday and today, by the way. ...
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    Half true. We don't have to support his personal...

    Half true. We don't have to support his personal economic views.



    Yeah, that's the part leftists don't get. He doesn't pass their litmus test - and that's bad mojo as far as Jesuits go. No...
  77. Thread: Funnies

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    Try it. Post video. ;)

    Try it. Post video. ;)
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    Because when you want the best the world has to...

    Because when you want the best the world has to offer, you can't limit it to only US based laboratories.



    Because the data is valuable and if the US pays for it the US gets it....
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    That's not how NIH grants work. It isn't that...

    That's not how NIH grants work. It isn't that "we" are "hiring out" research, it's that the NIH is funding research in broad (and sometimes speculative) areas. It's what they should do.

    Also the...
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    Apparently people who smoke, do drugs, drink a...

    Apparently people who smoke, do drugs, drink a lot, and live unhealthy lifestyles are dying to due some racist system that forced them to do this - but only if they are poor(ish) and urban. If they...
  81. Actually it never was. It's a "real" journal...

    Actually it never was. It's a "real" journal that was formatted for regular people to read. Yes it is a real journal but it was never respected. It was "science lite" all along - and since the...
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    What if you need food? Drive-thru? Do they even...

    What if you need food? Drive-thru? Do they even have those on your route?
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    Unprecedented is sorta true (see below) and maybe...

    Unprecedented is sorta true (see below) and maybe some "new normal" is appropriate, but not the current police state. That has to be temporary and really only this time for this one. It also needs...
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    I'm glad we are able to have the luxury of saying...

    I'm glad we are able to have the luxury of saying that.

    Brand new, different infection method, no vaccine, incalculable infection rate (but really high) and still no grasp on who lives or dies? ...
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    Most people would never even know about Mozkowski...

    Most people would never even know about Mozkowski if Horowitz hadn't played this one.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFNajwSKX_k&list=OLAK5uy_n1V_SUAuPS6K8gkmDWQ_gOWQRFI_KJhGs&index=13
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    Nobody plays Rachmaninoff like Vladimir Horowitz...

    Nobody plays Rachmaninoff like Vladimir Horowitz

    Skip to 42 minutes for the finale and watch the Conductor follow the piano virtuoso. It's actually quite cool.

    ...
  87. Dems used to pay "journalists" with access. Now...

    Dems used to pay "journalists" with access. Now they have to just flat out pay them in cash if they want the benefits. It'll end up passing, and next time Democrats are in power these college...
  88. Yup!

    Yup!
  89. Thread: Tweets

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    That is such a professionally staged and edited...

    That is such a professionally staged and edited video with multiple takes, camera angles, and background music that seems to not be actual "background" to be some raw feelings. It's too bad those...
  90. Thread: Tweets

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    That is excellent! "Checking on oil...." No...

    That is excellent!

    "Checking on oil...."

    No he wasn't, he was setting the stage for a gotcha question and got busted! HAHAHAHA
  91. Dumb system, dumb policy.

    Dumb system, dumb policy.
  92. Thread: Funnies

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    I'm stealing that one! ...

    I'm stealing that one!

    :laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh:
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    Keeping up with the Joneses was surprisingly...

    Keeping up with the Joneses was surprisingly entertaining.

    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2387499/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_10

    Gal Gadot!

    In fact that fat bearded guy from The Hangover was actually...
  94. Thread: #fuckcancer

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    Such terrible news. My sincere condolences.

    Such terrible news. My sincere condolences.
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    Not forgiveness, forebearance. The bills still...

    Not forgiveness, forebearance. The bills still have to be paid but evictions and foreclosures are suspended. This is the correct move. There is no reason to kick people out at this time for the...
  96. A conference call with an epidemiologist went off...

    A conference call with an epidemiologist went off on a tangent and he agreed. He said it was not a good idea to ban alcohol sales at times like this - especially based on the view that confinement +...
  97. Life isn't fair. Furniture stores, strip clubs,...

    Life isn't fair. Furniture stores, strip clubs, hair salons, hot tub stores, tattoo shops, and gift shops are all closed. The line has to be drawn somewhere.



    Tell that to the car mechanics...
  98. Actually the logic for closing Best Buy is sound....

    Actually the logic for closing Best Buy is sound. NONE of their products are essential. No food, no medication, no household items, no clothes. So because of that *and* because stores selling...
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    Slight revision: To which I agree! :D

    Slight revision:



    To which I agree! :D
  100. Florida has easy criteria - symptomatic and...

    Florida has easy criteria - symptomatic and either an underlying health condition or known contact with someone who tested positive. He probably doesn't have the correct mix of symptoms or severity...
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