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    Did Anything (Yet) Happen Today?

    I've been working in the yard and vaguely watching a Hammer film during breaks. What new horror has transpired?

    I was rejected from a very high end nursery today for leaving my social signaling...
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    We're having leftover grilled burgers. I'll...

    We're having leftover grilled burgers.

    I'll have to cook for real tomorrow, though. Shish Kebob sounds like a thing maybe. It will give me a chance to deploy the 'Fire Wires'. I have no idea...
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    The fountains are running! Also, the new...

    The fountains are running!

    Also, the new trellis has been installed in the new flagstone bed in front of the main (large) bird bath. It looks very stylish. I'm going to train morning glories up...
  4. Don't worry - the Africans will do it for free.

    Don't worry - the Africans will do it for free.
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    I feel for you. I'm fighting the same battle...

    I feel for you. I'm fighting the same battle with buckthorn trees.

    Why God made a seemingly attractive tree (if you prune it aggressively twice a year) that is invasive and worthless is beyond...
  6. Thread: Animals

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    Sorry! I tried to fix it but it's bad for me...

    Sorry! I tried to fix it but it's bad for me now.

    Pretty much the entire thing was a frog pic and ironic sarcasm so you didn't miss anything.
  7. Thread: Tweets

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    That was it! Very striking looking but her role...

    That was it! Very striking looking but her role was just pointless (as was Whoopi's). They were just there to provide a sort of fake foil for logical dilemmas among the crew.

    The actress who...
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    I thought Picard was okay and most of the aliens...

    I thought Picard was okay and most of the aliens were okay. Her name escapes me but I hated the empath in the painted-on outfit. And her mother. Who didn't hate Wesley? Worf was fine as was the...
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    Sadly, no Netflix here so I have zero idea of...

    Sadly, no Netflix here so I have zero idea of what you are talking about. :pink:
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    Much infrastructure has been done.

    The back garden is beginning to look really sharp. I mean, it looked good before but Mr. Snaps has taken it to a new level with a lot of strategic flagstone in both flat and strip formats. I've...
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    Classic Star Trek

    I watched an episode of the original series today. At some point in reruns I'm sure I've seen them all but the memories were fuzzy. I liked the series in syndication but I was never a Trekkie.
    ...
  14. Instagram Blocks GOP Senator’s Children’s Book From Being Promoted

    Oh, for Pete's sake. How many politicians shill for their own explicitly political books? This is simply a book about the franchise for little girls. In what way can that influence a voter? If...
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    Luckily, there was a small but delicious section...

    Luckily, there was a small but delicious section for non-bat eaters so I was able to order the chicken. :hula:

    The restaurant was not as crowded as I would have expected. The staff were very...
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    Well, this is disheartening. All the people...

    Well, this is disheartening.

    All the people arrested last night in the Minneapolis riot were from out of town. I hate this.

    When like two people tried to unionize our lab, two carloads of...
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    Today is the Day!

    We will attempt to eat out at a sit-down restaurant without white boxes or fake cutlery.

    I'm so excited to have somebody refill my iced tea! :laugh:
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    They are touting the lower incidence of the virus...

    They are touting the lower incidence of the virus in some Asian countries where mask-wearing is very normal for various reasons.

    Those places also have pretty draconian tracking and strict...
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    1266587860947394560 Aside from the usual...

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    Aside from the usual lawlessness angle, this is a good object lesson on why women shouldn't expect to come out of a fight with a grown man uninjured.

    Regardless of...
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    Doesn't seem to be dying down as one would...

    Doesn't seem to be dying down as one would expect. There is some but little police involvement. A lot of pepper and now tear gas but little or no involvement by police. They are allowing the...
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    It seems to be getting worse, if possible. ...

    It seems to be getting worse, if possible.

    Thankfully, I guess, all art and theater productions have been cancelled until next year in downtown Denver and naturally no baseball. I still have to...
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    The radio reporter is very exercised at this...

    The radio reporter is very exercised at this point having been pepper bombed. They vandalized the statue of the first Congressional Medal recipient (for my State). He was Hispanic. :(
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKGJyVWRdJM

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKGJyVWRdJM
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KS4L7d8Cx90

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KS4L7d8Cx90
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFiyZB5ucgo

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFiyZB5ucgo
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    White Flight. Well, what normal person who could...

    White Flight. Well, what normal person who could move elsewhere would stay in an unstable area? Black people also flee crime-ridden areas with terrible schools if they can as do Hispanics or Asians...
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    Well, now one of the radio stations in Denver is...

    Well, now one of the radio stations in Denver is preparing to do some kind of on-site reporting since apparently, they expect a riot tonight.

    I'm not sure that informing the audience that a riot...
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    I assume so.
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    You'll need to explain this one to me. Are you...

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    You'll need to explain this one to me. Are you talking about the armed Back-To-Work protest that resulted in in zero conflicts and no violence? Are you aware that white looters were...
  31. Thread: Animals

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  32. Cape Cod lifeguards fear 'catastrophe' from enforcing coronavirus social distancing while watching for sharks

    Unless they double the guards and assign half of them to lifeguarding and half to mask/distance patrol, this is a dangerous situation.

    You can ride herd on people in a pool and on the pool deck...
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    What can they do? They can't use any effective...

    What can they do? They can't use any effective violence against the rioters and they are totally out numbered
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    It's not "culture", it's what happens when human...

    It's not "culture", it's what happens when human nature is allowed to freely express itself. Greed, envy, revenge, and opportunism are all a part of human nature but various things like culture,...
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    I think it's like tech. Compared to how fast...

    I think it's like tech. Compared to how fast radically new generations of tech appear today, it took forever for steam to replace water power or for PCs to largely take over and replace what had...
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    What part of 'violent public disturbance' do...

    What part of 'violent public disturbance' do these pampered J school grads not get? :mad:
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  40. Thread: Animals

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    https://i.postimg.cc/pXkVyrHd/91a92a37191a3fe06da005de31e12f4ac2a33f2ed8c225ce2460084aa2fab666.jpggreen lotus car
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    It's about time. I have no ill will toward...

    It's about time.

    I have no ill will toward various social platforms but they can't have their cake and eat too. Either they let users post content (not CP, not illegal stuff, not genuinely...
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    Even the American press won't be able to cover...

    Even the American press won't be able to cover this up in three years or so. The billions lost, the thousands of businesses gone under, the media hysteria, the Democrat authoritarianism and...
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    Mr. Snaps got a haircut today! He no longer...

    Mr. Snaps got a haircut today! He no longer looks like a wolf. He looks like a Marine. Apparently the entire experience was so traumatic that he opted for some kind of buzz cut to avoid doing it...
  45. Well, there's one woman that I know of but she's...

    Well, there's one woman that I know of but she's 42 with no kids so relying on her creaky reproductive parts may be pretty futile.
  46. Actually, they have been in quarantine and still...

    Actually, they have been in quarantine and still are until the new launch time on Saturday. :p
  47. The trick is to not walk on grass with them. ...

    The trick is to not walk on grass with them. Melania Trump is the only woman I've seen pull that off time after time. I certainly wouldn't try it.
  48. I'm pretty sure you can take your high heels off...

    I'm pretty sure you can take your high heels off when you walk on grass - even in the 21st century. :devil:
  49. Low virus rate leaves Oxford vaccine trial with 'only 50% chance'

    Maybe we don't actually need a vaccine. Just speculating here.

    SMH
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  51. Ex-CBS News President to Media: Be 'Honest' With Your 'Embrace of Bias'

    Interesting take. Read the whole thing.

    Newsbusters
  52. Westinghouse All Electric Home (color)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyrTgtPTz3M

    I pretty much want this with a few technical updates.
  53. SpaceX and NASA postpone historic astronaut launch due to bad weather

    Darn it! :mad:

    CNBC
  54. This scammer thought he was talking to an Amazon Alexa

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4vXvAKDFMA&feature=youtu.be
  55. Thread: Animals

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  56. Thread: Funnies

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  58. 'Squirrel Orbital Launcher' definitely did it for...

    'Squirrel Orbital Launcher' definitely did it for me. :devil:
  59. That was hilarious! I have owned several of...

    That was hilarious! I have owned several of those feeders and could have told the guy exactly how they fail to deter squirrels (there is more than one way for each style).

    I had high hopes when I...
  60. To Save Time, The Babylon Bee Will Now Just Republish Everything Biden Says Verbatim

    Bab Bee
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    This perfectly brings up a post I saw last week...

    This perfectly brings up a post I saw last week on Instapundit in the Open Thread.

    A poster posited the idea that your attitude toward shopping carts was a good sketch of your moral compass.
    ...
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    I sort of wonder if this event will trigger a...

    I sort of wonder if this event will trigger a more general distaste for packed city living. Now, I don't believe for a minute that all urban areas will become deserted or only inhabited by the...
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    Well, having worked for women at every level in...

    Well, having worked for women at every level in my career off and on, I'd say a big "No" to that line of reasoning. Some women are smart, coherent, knowledgeable, and even-handed (just as some men...
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    We'd be Canadian. The horror. :shudder:

    We'd be Canadian.

    The horror. :shudder:
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    Best Movie For Memorial Day

    Obviously, not too many upbeat movies in this category but what comes to mind as both reverent yet watchable?

    I'll start:

    'The Patriot'

    I thought this film really brought home the...
  66. Thread: Funnies

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  67. Thread: Meme

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  68. Thread: Animals

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    For whatever reasons, New Yorkers accept this...

    For whatever reasons, New Yorkers accept this kind of thing since they keep voting for it.

    The rest of the country is probably less accepting of NYC's woes for that reason which is why there is...
  70. Thread: Obit

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    Excellent! If I get a terminal diagnosis, my...

    Excellent!

    If I get a terminal diagnosis, my confidential remarks to my doctor will include, "At least I won't have to clean the fucking basement". Then I will repair to a distant grove of pines,...
  71. So far as I have untangled this mess, it's the...

    So far as I have untangled this mess, it's the State and its employees at fault. The company took the responsible actions last fall to mitigate the water problem and were instantly dragged into...
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    Public health mavens like Fauci are typically...

    Public health mavens like Fauci are typically best used in a consulting format, not as spokespeople or 'science leaders'. Trump made a huge mistake in allowing Fauci to broadcast his ever-evolving...
  73. Thread: Tweets

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    Based on the comments, it looks like NYT stepped...

    Based on the comments, it looks like NYT stepped on a rake covered with horse shit yet again. :rolleyes:
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    Turnips aren't super spicy like horseradish but...

    Turnips aren't super spicy like horseradish but they have a little nip. I'm still pretty traumatized from mistaking mashed turnips for mashed potatoes as a kid but I use them sparingly in soups and...
  75. Very true. We didn't get involved with...

    Very true.

    We didn't get involved with interviewing residents but my impression was that the physical facility was less important than the staff and family/friend involvement. Some of the most...
  76. I supervised the construction team that inspected...

    I supervised the construction team that inspected every LTC, assisted living, surgical center, hospital, group home,and 'boarding home' in Colorado for about 3 years. Our job had zip to do with...
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    Well, "responsibility" in matters like these look...

    Well, "responsibility" in matters like these look like the same bell curve you get with most behaviors involving humans. Most are taking reasonable precautions in the areas that really matter - they...
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    It was the kits probably. Males sometimes attack...

    It was the kits probably. Males sometimes attack the babies so the mothers either avoid the males or fight them off.

    Males will fight each other occasionally but the fight is usually over pretty...
  79. Why was the temp resident allowed access to the...

    Why was the temp resident allowed access to the frail elderly?

    Some of the nursing facilities I deal with have frail elderly residents and rehab people released from hospitals but they are in...
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    I have no problems with most vegetables and never...

    I have no problems with most vegetables and never did but my weirdness never came from anywhere else - it was there complete when I was born.

    I could eat cabbage and liver every day and the same...
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    1263463995870269440 He's pretty much getting...

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    He's pretty much getting trashed for this.
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    To some degree, this is the fault of black...

    To some degree, this is the fault of black leadership. Blacks went from being all Republicans to all Democrats with not a lot of people voicing moderation or skepticism for either party.

    Blacks...
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    Two things that work with Mr. Snaps are...

    Two things that work with Mr. Snaps are French-style vegetable soups in the winter and vegetable croquettes anytime.

    With the soups, I just cook almost any vegetables in seasoned vegetable broth...
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    Did you try spraying them with the hose? That...

    Did you try spraying them with the hose? That works a lot of times.
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    Yes, I eat the most disliked/boring things first...

    Yes, I eat the most disliked/boring things first but save the meat/fish for last - at least when I'm by myself or just with Mr.Snaps. I don't do it in company because those people already think I'm...
  86. I'm sure the breakdown is similar or identical to...

    I'm sure the breakdown is similar or identical to what it was before the virus. There's just more pressure on people who are vulnerable to those thoughts now.
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    Epic Raccoon Fight

    So, after a lot of hard physical labor (for me) yesterday, I was reading a book outside last night and suddenly heard a hellacious racket about 30 feet away from me. It was LOUD and creepy. I'm no...
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    My mother adored beets in any form. It took her...

    My mother adored beets in any form. It took her years to believe that my gagging was not some dramatic gesture to get candy or Jello.

    :(
  89. "Carer" savagely beats helpless man - why isn't this front page news everywhere?

    Warning - this is very difficult to watch.


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  90. Bay Area doctors seeing more suicides during coronavirus stay-at-home order

    Bay Area doctors seeing more suicides during coronavirus stay-at-home order
    By Louis Casiano | Fox News

    Excerpt:



    I'm sure this isn't confined to the Bay Area but probably true in many...
  91. ‘How Could the CDC Make That Mistake?’

    But Hey! It's the government. They've got top men on it. :rolleyes:

    The Atlantic
  92. Thread: Tweets

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    Better than me. I got 14 out of 24. I'll go...

    Better than me. I got 14 out of 24.

    I'll go to Hell, but I enjoyed a very, very used and passed around edition of 'Bored of the Rings' in college.



    The naming nomenclature of the parody...
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    Tolkien or Antidepressant?

    Take the Quiz.

    :devil:
  95. "Good people" need to consistently produce really...

    "Good people" need to consistently produce really good results that can be demonstrated over some time frame. In this case, the majority of the students would have to perform as 'proficient' for...
  96. Yeah, in private industry you only get that deal...

    Yeah, in private industry you only get that deal at the C-suite level. Pretty sure none of these morons can affect much outside their districts.

    That's pretty much equivalent to being the General...
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    Chicken tostadas. I have never made this in my...

    Chicken tostadas.

    I have never made this in my life but I have leftover cooked chicken and corn tortillas and enchilada sauce and some other random ingredients. How bad could it be?

    I've been...
  98. Killing Off a Pandemic is Engineering, Not 'Science'

    May 21, 2020

    Killing Off a Pandemic is Engineering, Not 'Science'
    By Chet Richards


    Excerpt:


    It's not long, so read it all.
  99. High Point BOE member says pay freeze would be ‘insulting’

    I guess we aren't 'all in this together'. :rolleyes:

    NJ Herald
  100. I wonder if this effect has to with swing voters...

    I wonder if this effect has to with swing voters and off-and-on voters having something of a 'come to Jesus' moment.

    Most progressive and harder Left policies really don't touch average people...
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