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  1. Going pro now - article on HP. Best quote:

    Going pro now - article on HP.

    Best quote:
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    Oh, the prescience of Sports Illustrated. This...

    Oh, the prescience of Sports Illustrated. This week's issue has a cover tease of

    Helmet Wars :o
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    The obvious irony here is that defensive players...

    The obvious irony here is that defensive players are always told to rip the head off the QB. He just tried to take it a little too literally.
  4. Thread: US Debt

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    And there was real good reason for that, which is...

    And there was real good reason for that, which is why Ike's policies got us back in balance.

    I'm not overly concerned with the current number (23 trillion), as I am with the slope of the line in...
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    There's a bad judgement call waiting to happen. ...

    There's a bad judgement call waiting to happen.
    ANY time you step out of your lane on a straightaway, you did it for 'a reason', e.g.,
    you're so focused on mechanics, you don't even realize...
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    NO! As in the straightaway sprint races, you can...

    NO!
    As in the straightaway sprint races, you can step out of your lane, and as long as you do not affect anyone else, it's OK.

    Hurdlers often land a little off, and have to step into another lane...
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    Oh dear; it ain't funny if ya gotta splain it . ....

    Oh dear; it ain't funny if ya gotta splain it . . .

    They have reporters assigned to cover Giants and Jets.
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    I agree with both the points above, but yes, it...

    I agree with both the points above, but yes, it is a 'thing', and like those who pooh-pooh Global Warming, it can indeed bite us in the butt in 20-30 years if the current slope of the line stays the...
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    Speaking of pronunciation

    With Ukraine in the news so much, I heard the proper pronunciation of its capital and was shocked how badly Murkans butcher it.

    I thought it was

    Key-ev

    but give a listen here; it's much...
  10. Thread: US Debt

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    Because of this (which won't affect me, but will...

    Because of this (which won't affect me, but will my kids, who are currently paying in):


    https://www.thebalance.com/the-u-s-debt-and-how-it-got-so-big-3305778
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    US Debt

    This is a scary page!

    https://www.worldometers.info/us-debt-clock/#:~:targetText=The%20current%20U.S.%20debt%20is,as%20of%20Oct%2031%2C%202019.
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    We'd make a good tag team. My glaring weakness is...

    We'd make a good tag team. My glaring weakness is high-brow kulcha: classical music/symphony, ballet, opera - and most Broadway stuff.
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    That's what the WaPo is to Bezos, and may...

    That's what the WaPo is to Bezos, and may actually be the way print survives.
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    Made me look . . . and I am embarrassed to admit...

    Made me look . . . and I am embarrassed to admit that it took me a while to come up with the answer (I actually had to race through the books), and I probably would not have written it down in...
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    He's a physics teacher and the question was...

    He's a physics teacher and the question was definitely in his wheelhouse. I'd never even heard of the barometer guy!
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    PLEASE e-mail them those suggestions. Maybe you...

    PLEASE e-mail them those suggestions. Maybe you could pick up a side-hustle helping them!
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    I sure hope it's not as simple as that. All Top...

    I sure hope it's not as simple as that. All Top 25 wins are nowhere near the same.
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    Nor I. Hey, I've been watching J! for most...

    Nor I.


    Hey, I've been watching J! for most of my life, JH is arguably its greatest champion (top 3 fo'sho), and I just knew sumpin he dint. Ya gotta gimme that!!
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    Today is the pinnacle of my life. I knew the...

    Today is the pinnacle of my life.
    I knew the Final Jeopardy answer that neither James nor his competitors knew!!

    This “Belt’s Demographic Delight" is another “Belt’s Demographic Dilemma”.

    He...
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    So the NY Post has beat reporters for the...

    So the NY Post has beat reporters for the Beanstalk and JFK airport?
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    Why, the WAIT, of course!

    Why, the WAIT, of course!
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    and 3-miles vs. most states 5K.

    and 3-miles vs. most states 5K.
  23. OK, I get basketball and even rugby, and I guess...

    OK, I get basketball and even rugby, and I guess cycling and tennis and maybe volleyball . . .

    but swimming and efreakinquestrian??!! This is very depressing.
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    Missed my point. Why would you announce a new...

    Missed my point. Why would you announce a new website, give the URL, if was NOT ready?

    From the letter:



    What you were 'redirected to' was an error page that said the link did not work. At...
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    New WA website [USATF too]

    Just got an email announcing the new website.
    Ironically, It ain't working yet.

    www.worldathletics.org
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