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  1. We've had "experienced people" who "know how...

    We've had "experienced people" who "know how things work" who have wound up screwing things up magnificently. so no, it's not a particular attraction. As for money, have the Federal government fund...
  2. Now we will never unfortunately know what...

    Now we will never unfortunately know what Meatloaf won't do for love.:p
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    Presumably, you'll be safely on autopilot when...

    Presumably, you'll be safely on autopilot when you run over that pedestrian while watching "Finding Nemo" on the screen...and as I wrote that, I just remembered that you can actually do that on some...
  4. Yes, because that's working out SO well... So,...

    Yes, because that's working out SO well...

    So, no, I wouldn't want those people, if the price is a permanent elite political class with no contact with or understanding of real people and their...
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    Of course the other problem with Teslas that...

    Of course the other problem with Teslas that would make me not choose them is quality. JD Power and several others rate them as near last among all makers. Principly, it's what you'd expect,...
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    Naw, he just got a Tesla face mask.

    Naw, he just got a Tesla face mask.
  7. I think all elected Federal offices should have...

    I think all elected Federal offices should have term limits; we should not have career politicians. They should serve their term(s), whatever the limits for that office, and then go home. No people...
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    Almost forgot that I also saw my first Volkswagen...

    Almost forgot that I also saw my first Volkswagen id4, their flagship electric SUV. My impressions? Nice looking car but for one thing that's an unfortunate trend in some circles; a squashed roof. ...
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    Saw a sweet Mclaren 720 in green today. A...

    Saw a sweet Mclaren 720 in green today. A dachshund could easily leap over it. Or a snake. Also saw a Bentley Bentega, stupid looking thing. And the one that again had me scratching my head,...
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    Adult Rock? What would THE Rock think?

    Adult Rock? What would THE Rock think?
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    I just hope he said the line from Deadpool first.

    I just hope he said the line from Deadpool first.
  12. Reading that, my initial impression is that...

    Reading that, my initial impression is that Whedon is...nuts.
  13. Well, perhaps they stayed at a Holiday Inn. And...

    Well, perhaps they stayed at a Holiday Inn. And had a Snickers.
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    Sad when institutions die. COVID, eh? Figures. ...

    Sad when institutions die. COVID, eh? Figures. A shame the son couldn't make it work.
  15. Justice League had those?!!?:eek: Sounds way...

    Justice League had those?!!?:eek: Sounds way more awesome than I remember it being...:p
  16. You always beat me to it!:p

    You always beat me to it!:p
  17. Just do it! Yes, sorry for that, won't...

    Just do it!

    Yes, sorry for that, won't happen again. And yes, if there wasn't a macabre joke in that, I wouldn't have even posted this.

    ...
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    Baseball is great fun. And the more fans, the...

    Baseball is great fun. And the more fans, the better.
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    As long as he's allowed to be funny, which, given...

    As long as he's allowed to be funny, which, given the movie, seems like a safe bet.
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    What role would Bill Murray play in the next...

    What role would Bill Murray play in the next Ant-Man? Is there a pre-existing character suitable for him? He was just on the local news for an interview with the entertainment reporter about his...
  21. Thread: In Memoriam

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    RIP to the beautiful Collarwali at age 16. ...

    RIP to the beautiful Collarwali at age 16.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-60020410

    Very sad. At least she had 29 babies there to enrich the world, so she was a very important kitty,...
  22. I don't know; we mostly hear about it when it's a...

    I don't know; we mostly hear about it when it's a pardon for someone who shouldn't have one. So....yeah, I don't know.
  23. It's a minor thing, but it bothers me. A judge...

    It's a minor thing, but it bothers me. A judge in Michigan berated a 72 year old cancer patient from Bangladesh for not cleaning his alley to her satisfaction, and said she'd love to send him to...
  24. Well, I'd sign on to stopping that, but I don't...

    Well, I'd sign on to stopping that, but I don't think it's a huge issue, as it only comes up once in a while, so it never seems urgent.
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    Rams vs Cards was a fun game...until that hit. I...

    Rams vs Cards was a fun game...until that hit. I honestly thought the guy had broken his neck and died for just a few beats. Glad to hear it's less serious, OTOH concussions are pretty serious,...
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