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  1. Thread: Whiney Whine

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    I hear that north Korea’s currently a great...

    I hear that north Korea’s currently a great hotspot for covid deniers to vacation. Look forward to hearing your travelogue of your maskless visit. Don’t bother sending a postcard saying ‘wish you...
  2. Thread: Conavirus......

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    Feel free to share with us even just one post...

    Feel free to share with us even just one post where you've expressed any sort of empathy. You don't care that a million americans have died of covid and more recently have expressed no concern for...
  3. Thread: Conavirus......

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    That may be true for the shooter but the pandemic...

    That may be true for the shooter but the pandemic seems to have also radicalized people who continued to leave their home every day for work. In some cases I’ve seen it has turned people into...
  4. Thread: What's for dinner?

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    Lol. That sounds about like my effort at making...

    Lol. That sounds about like my effort at making chicken empanadas. It took forever and they ended up being semi-flavorless (I made a sriracha Mayo today so the leftovers at lunch were at least...
  5. Thread: Conavirus......

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    And diabetes. Apparently people who’ve had covid...

    And diabetes. Apparently people who’ve had covid get it at a higher rate than expected. As someone with a significant family history of diabetes I have a reasonable likelihood of getting it...
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    The thing I hate about the treasurydirect website...

    The thing I hate about the treasurydirect website is that absurd "use the virtual keyboard to enter your password" thing. What a great way to discourage people from using randomized, hard to type by...
  7. Thread: Conavirus......

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    I’ve also not heard of the flu killing 300-400...

    I’ve also not heard of the flu killing 300-400 Americans/week year in and year out. But sure, the covid deniers must be right. They ‘did the research’. Lol.
  8. Thread: Conavirus......

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    The horror. People wanting to not unwittingly...

    The horror. People wanting to not unwittingly transmit a deadly disease to another person!
  9. Thread: Conavirus......

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    That's what the death rate was in countries where...

    That's what the death rate was in countries where the healthcare systems couldn't handle surges earlier in the pandemic, like Italy's first wave. Since no one has any immunity in North Korea, and...
  10. Thread: Conavirus......

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    Sure. With 5-10% of the population dying in the...

    Sure. With 5-10% of the population dying in the process. I realize that doesn’t matter to you but for most of the rest of us it kind of does.
  11. Thread: Conavirus......

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    And in an unrelated note, for the people here who...

    And in an unrelated note, for the people here who aren’t covid hoaxers, you can now order your third and fourth batch of federal government home covid test kits.

    I suppose the covid hoaxers can...
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    That's something I'd not thought of but certainly...

    That's something I'd not thought of but certainly makes sense. Banks, and financial institutions generally, are expected to "know your customer" and are always looking out for indicators of fraud...
  13. Thread: What's for dinner?

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    Tonight is going to be baked chicken empanadas. ...

    Tonight is going to be baked chicken empanadas. I'm not sure what inspired me to find a recipe for that. Since it was sunday I put them together yesterday and now just need to pop them in the oven....
  14. Thread: Conavirus......

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    North Korea. The numbers I read today are that...

    North Korea. The numbers I read today are that supposedly in the last 3 days 4% of the population has become symptomatic. With an R0 of 15 for the omicron variant that would mean that basically the...
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    As long as the bank is fdic insured it shouldn’t...

    As long as the bank is fdic insured it shouldn’t matter if the bank is insolvent unless you have more than $250,000 in any one account. That said, I agree that it’s odd and intrusive that the teller...
  16. Thread: Electric Vehicles

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    A Tesla with a 100kwh battery has a range of 335...

    A Tesla with a 100kwh battery has a range of 335 miles. So 10 kWh of charge is roughly equivalent to a gallon of gas. We also have expensive electricity. Our ‘all in’ with taxes and surcharges is...
  17. Thread: Electric Vehicles

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    When I retire I plan to trade in my car for an...

    When I retire I plan to trade in my car for an EV. By then I expect charging will not be an issue. In the meantime SO would like to get one when he trades in his current car in a few years. His work...
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    Major score today. 2 for 1 family packs of...

    Major score today. 2 for 1 family packs of boneless chicken breasts. One pair per customer. So I texted SO and told him to swing by and get a pair as well since we eat a lot of chicken. $33 saved!
  19. Thread: Spring!

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    We had gradually been getting warmer until sunday...

    We had gradually been getting warmer until sunday when a cold snap moved through for a few days and we were having dead of winter temperatures (mid 50's for a high, lows in the low 40's) but with the...
  20. I haven’t attempted this but theoretically you...

    I haven’t attempted this but theoretically you should still be able to connect an old iPod to a computer and sync it with iTunes?
  21. Thread: Don't say gay

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    And now the NH legislature’s republicans are...

    And now the NH legislature’s republicans are working on an ‘out the kids’ bill that would require school staff to out kids to their parents if they talk to a teacher about gender issues or join a gay...
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    Thanks for the update Q. Since you’re so well...

    Thanks for the update Q. Since you’re so well informed, when is trump being reinstated as president?
  23. I use a ten year old iPad as my media player....

    I use a ten year old iPad as my media player. Mostly it sits on my work desk. Once in a while I bring it to the kitchen. Eventually pandora will stop supporting iOS 10 so I will have to come up with...
  24. Thread: Don't say gay

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    He was a really nice guy. Definitely a bit of a...

    He was a really nice guy. Definitely a bit of a clown but never mean to anyone in any way that I saw, just a big joker. Our elementary school was small (only 1 1/2 classes for each grade) so...
  25. Thread: Don't say gay

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    ‘But Ms Yppej why would a guy want to pretend to...

    ‘But Ms Yppej why would a guy want to pretend to be a girl? My mommy took me to drag queen hour at the library and he was pretending too. That’s just gross.’

    The appropriate answer is ‘because...
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