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    Netflix has a way of keeping a lot of the higher...

    Netflix has a way of keeping a lot of the higher quality movies and series on DVD, like Game of Thrones and The Wire for example,. I do stream some excellent B horror movies on Netflix, also. My...
  2. Thread: Conavirus......

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    I think what happens is that people lose weight...

    I think what happens is that people lose weight by dieting rather than changing their lifestyle and lifelong eating habits. It may be hard to diet, but it's harder to give up some of the foods we...
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    Odd that it should come up. I mailed a handful...

    Odd that it should come up. I mailed a handful of common household bills a while back in what I thought was ample time. The next billing cycle a couple of them had a carryover balance that I had...
  4. Thread: Predictions

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    If I were a betting person I might go 3 to 1 odds...

    If I were a betting person I might go 3 to 1 odds Biden over Trump and even odds for the Senate to go either way. I have a suspicion that Trump is mentally unable to accept being a looser if he goes...
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    I harvested the last of the white eggplant and...

    I harvested the last of the white eggplant and will be making eggplant lasagna. The recipe will be an experiment.
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    I recently watched the new Netflix released, The...

    I recently watched the new Netflix released, The Trial of the Chicago 7. I had a little bit of special interest since I briefly met Bobby Seale years later. Some vintage footage with good modern...
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    Trick or treating?

    I've generally had fun handing out candy to the neighborhood trick or treaters, but am considering going dark this year. Maybe there will not even be many door to door trick or treaters? It does...
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    “Messaging that people need to wear a mask is...

    “Messaging that people need to wear a mask is essential, but insufficient,” she said. “It should go hand in hand with education that masks don’t give you a free pass to see as many people as you...
  9. Thread: Conavirus......

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    I don't doubt that wearing a mask can offer a...

    I don't doubt that wearing a mask can offer a false sense of security and there has to be additional measures. I think that is the basic point of the articles, but I'd point out that the Slate...
  10. Thread: Conavirus......

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    I think people are putting too much faith in the...

    I think people are putting too much faith in the vaccine as the silver bullet cure and then everything will be fine. I've seen numbers something like a third to a half of the population will refuse...
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    I have four or five voting drop boxes within...

    I have four or five voting drop boxes within about five miles of my home, outside libraries, parks, city building, etc. But just one post office. At least here it's as much a matter of convenience...
  12. Thread: ACB Hearings

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    That seems like the policy we've lived with for...

    That seems like the policy we've lived with for the last 3.5 years and maybe longer, so maybe no change? I'd just like to earn enough on my savings to keep up with or beat inflation by a little...
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    That's the type of an account a lot of us in our...

    That's the type of an account a lot of us in our semi-comfortable middle class neighborhoods should be more aware of. In his working life my brother was a social worker who did the sorts of things...
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    I know of a few people who use it as a sleep and...

    I know of a few people who use it as a sleep and and for minor pain. One comment was that it wasn't so much that it made the pain go away, but that you forgot about it. I tried it a few times over...
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    I think the dems are holding their cards on court...

    I think the dems are holding their cards on court packing as leverage or a scare tactic, but would not do it. They've been floating around the idea of term limits (Supreme Court Term Limits and...
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    No, I wasn't serious. I actually saw a home made...

    No, I wasn't serious. I actually saw a home made yard sign today for Cuomo/Fauci 2020 and assumed it was indented as cynical humor, but who knows. I enjoyed a little humor from it anyway.

    Grey...
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    I finished my ballot today and resisted a write...

    I finished my ballot today and resisted a write in for Cuomo/Fauci for the presidential selections. I counted 3 or 4 drop box locations within easy bicycling range of my home and will drop it off...
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    I would transfer it all to Fidelity. They have...

    I would transfer it all to Fidelity. They have excellent customer service in my experiences with transferring IRAs and investing advice. I would also think any management fees are lower than Wells...
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    I wouldn't consider more debates to be any more...

    I wouldn't consider more debates to be any more enlightening than the first. Trump would probably like a platform to chest thump about how he beat covid and Biden would like to exploit Trump's...
  20. Thread: Car Insurance

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    My situation probably doesn't compare, but my...

    My situation probably doesn't compare, but my State Farm auto rate went down something like 20% on my last billing cycle. I got a letter saying that due to Covid people were driving less so they...
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    Yes. I've not heard anything otherwise and can't twist it into a conspiracy theory without more information.
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    Pretty much a ditto. I use PayPal for any...

    Pretty much a ditto. I use PayPal for any non-Amazon internet transaction if it's offered. The fewer online places that have my CC info, the better.
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    And I wonder how many in his inner circle were...

    And I wonder how many in his inner circle were exposed and at risk. There sure are a lot of alternate futures that could come about. I don't think the market is going to like this, among other...
  24. Thread: The Debate

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    I think Trump's strategy of berating, name...

    I think Trump's strategy of berating, name calling, and interrupting was intended to rattle Biden and make him lose his composure and train of thought. I also think his speaking style is affected...
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    Rice, dried beans, and legumes, and oatmeal,...

    Rice, dried beans, and legumes, and oatmeal, especially in bulk. Peanut butter, pastas, and homemade breads.

    (Cool wedding photo, too!)
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