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  1. That is exactly my point. Some programs play...

    That is exactly my point. Some programs play their students, some are a stepping stone for NBA. As DrJay's above post indicates, some people prefer the latter. De gustibus...
  2. Thread: Whither Weather?

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    Thank you, lonewolf. I learned something today.

    Thank you, lonewolf. I learned something today.
  3. It just so happens that quite a few quality...

    It just so happens that quite a few quality programs graduate most of their athletes (Iowa, Wisconsin, Purdue...).
  4. I reject the idea that athletic excellence and...

    I reject the idea that athletic excellence and basic human decency should be mutually exclusive.
  5. Thread: March Madness

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    March Madness

    I thought, there should be a thread for it. I'll start with a recent statement from the Badger coach Bo Ryan.

    "Perfection is expected, excellence will be tolerated."
  6. Well done.

    Well done.
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    This is a knee-slapper. ...

    This is a knee-slapper.

    http://www.addictinginfo.org/2015/03/13/anti-vaxxer-bets-scientists-100000-they-cant-prove-measles-exists-anti-vaxxer-loses-100000/
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    When it comes to protecting the entire...

    When it comes to protecting the entire population, how some people "feel" should be totally irrelevant.
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    While I agree that "major sports" suck up most...

    While I agree that "major sports" suck up most talent, I doubt that there are many athletes in major leagues more talented than Ashton Eaton.
  10. I am a complete outsider, but reading comments...

    I am a complete outsider, but reading comments that Becca posted, SRR's position sure smells of brown-nosing.
  11. Thread: R.I.P Leslie Gore

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    I like Beavis and Butthead. Does that help my...

    I like Beavis and Butthead. Does that help my case ;-)?
  12. Thread: R.I.P Leslie Gore

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    I was always a fan of classical, also like jazz...

    I was always a fan of classical, also like jazz and blues. I should add that up to almost 30, I lived in Eastern Europe, but rock and roll was quite a hit with my contemporaries. I just did not get...
  13. Thread: R.I.P Leslie Gore

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    Thank you jc203, but I was probably more...

    Thank you jc203, but I was probably more clueless/uncool/out-of-touch :-). I do like the Beatles, though.
  14. Thread: R.I.P Leslie Gore

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    [quote="aaronk"]Were you into rock and roll in...

    [quote="aaronk"]Were you into rock and roll in the 50's....when it began?[/qu

    <<<No.>>>>
  15. Thread: R.I.P Leslie Gore

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    Two of us.

    Two of us.
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    These are the facts about minimizing-eliminating...

    These are the facts about minimizing-eliminating infectious diseases.
    1. You need herd immunity.
    2. In order to achieve herd immunity, you need 95%+ vaccination rate.
    3. To achieve that rate...
  17. Superbly done. BTW, it is on my FB page. T&FN...

    Superbly done.

    BTW, it is on my FB page. T&FN is my FB friend :-).
  18. Until there is a common established pathology...

    Until there is a common established pathology linked to those listed symptoms, it cannot be considered a single clinical entity.
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    I would like to make just a couple of comments on...

    I would like to make just a couple of comments on Becca's last post.

    <One thing that causes people to doubt vaccine science is because large amounts of money are made on the government-recommended...
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    782 - that's impressive. Is it far off your...

    782 - that's impressive. Is it far off your distance by standard technique?
  21. Thread: Jenner

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    Generation of bigots?

    Generation of bigots?
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    the somersault long jump [split]

    What is your WR?
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    Slovak and Czech is up there with Polish. Grammar...

    Slovak and Czech is up there with Polish. Grammar is incredibly complicated for a non-native speaker.
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    Just to set the record straight, chickenpox is...

    Just to set the record straight, chickenpox is not always benign. I have seen a few cases of varicella encephalitis. They all recovered, but you would not want it for your child.
  25. Thread: M*a*s*h

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    Alda is 79 in a week? No shit.

    Alda is 79 in a week? No shit.
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