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  1. Thread: on eating sushi

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    I once got sick after eating at Ryan's, and I...

    I once got sick after eating at Ryan's, and I suspect alfalfa sprouts was the reason.
  2. This pitcher (Rick Guttormson) got suspended for...

    This pitcher (Rick Guttormson) got suspended for a hair growth product.

    http://espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2969422
  3. Thread: Fun with maps

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    10 maps that explain Russia's strategy ...

    10 maps that explain Russia's strategy

    http://www.businessinsider.com/10-maps-that-explain-russias-strategy-2016-1
  4. Thread: on eating sushi

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    Chances are they ate white tuna, or rather...

    Chances are they ate white tuna, or rather escolar disguised as white tuna (albacore).

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Escolar
  5. Yes. They competed in marathon in 1984, finishing...

    Yes. They competed in marathon in 1984, finishing 4th and 17th. They also qualified for 1980, but could not compete due to boycott.
  6. No, they are not Kenyans. A few more clues. ...

    No, they are not Kenyans.

    A few more clues.

    1. They are twins, but not Borlees. (Didn't they also go to the same high school?)

    2. Neither won a medal, but one of them came close.

    3. The...
  7. No. It is not an American high school. They...

    No. It is not an American high school. They attended a high school in their native country.
  8. They represented the same country (not USA). ...

    They represented the same country (not USA).

    Here is another clue. One of them made the Olympic team three times. The other made the team twice. But they didn't get to compete when they made the...
  9. I know of at least another pair from the same...

    I know of at least another pair from the same high school who competed in the same event of the same Olympics. They also graduated from the high school in the same year.
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    Unless your local affiliate decides to show...

    Unless your local affiliate decides to show something else, like college b-ball. I am fully expecting that to happen as it did in 2012.
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    In addition to this, Shia Iran cannot be the...

    In addition to this, Shia Iran cannot be the dominant force in the mostly Sunni societies. Outside of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Bahrain and Yemen, their reach will be quite limited. It won't change until...
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    This is how I see the current Saudi-Iran "Cold...

    This is how I see the current Saudi-Iran "Cold War."

    Saudi = USSR, Iran = USA, USA=China. This nuclear deal = Nixon/Kissinger's rapproachement to China.

    In other words, this is an opportunity...
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    Not until after the Cuban Missile crisis. And...

    Not until after the Cuban Missile crisis. And then, there was still no direct line to China until 2008. (And the US-India line opened last year.)

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hotline
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    Hall has the "B" qualifying time from Boston...

    Hall has the "B" qualifying time from Boston 2014.
    (The qualifying window is from August 1, 2013 to January 17, 2016.)
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    If you had stayed in Holiday Inn Express last...

    If you had stayed in Holiday Inn Express last night, you could have told us what's in it, without ever having to read it. :)
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    That was then, this is now. (Or at least two...

    That was then, this is now. (Or at least two years closer to now.)

    http://www.businessinsider.com/state-normalness-ranking-2015-10
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    Okay, so the water is receding faster than anyone...

    Okay, so the water is receding faster than anyone expected. And guess what the reason is. A levee broke on the other side of Mississippi, which took some pressure off. While I am relieved that life...
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    You mean, someone like Chris Derrick? ...

    You mean, someone like Chris Derrick?

    http://www.letsrun.com/news/2016/01/chris-derrick-reveals-hes-training-2016-us-olympic-marathon-trials/
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    So I came back from my vacation on late Thursday...

    So I came back from my vacation on late Thursday night, picked up my car at the airport, and tried to drive back home... until I found that the I-55 was closed because of flooding. I parked my car,...
  20. Sheila Reid has something to say about this... ...

    Sheila Reid has something to say about this...

    https://twitter.com/shewolfruns/status/677950230440992768
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    Then that's all the more reason that athletes...

    Then that's all the more reason that athletes don't need to "incorporate CrossFit" into their off-season training. (Unless you claim that squats and lunges are "CrossFit exercises.") I don't know if...
  22. Umm... so he is no longer a 5k guy after...

    Umm... so he is no longer a 5k guy after finishing 5th in the World? Was he a 5k guy when he finished 8th in the World in 2013 or 7th in the Olympics in 2012? Or did you expect him to make a bigger...
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    The strength/conditioning coach of a tennis...

    The strength/conditioning coach of a tennis player is different from the person who teaches tennis. A tennis player may not have to see the tennis coach for the off-season conditioning, but why are...
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    I was responding to another poster's suggestion...

    I was responding to another poster's suggestion that Venus Williams should join a CrossFit Box during the off season.

    Athletes who engage in other sports during off season do so for mental...
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    Blockade would not have forced Japan into...

    Blockade would not have forced Japan into submission. But by November 1 (the scheduled start of Operation Downfall), USSR would have been in their 13th week of ground operation against Japan. They...
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