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    Two sub-4 miles at N Az indoor track (300m) at ....

    Two sub-4 miles at N Az indoor track (300m) at . . . 6000'+!
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    Indeed. World-wide pro soccer and the NFL will...

    Indeed. World-wide pro soccer and the NFL will last for a long while - too much $$$ at stake - but it is also $$$ that will doom their present models, as litigation increases exponentially.
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    Oh. Well there ya go. I imagine they will in...

    Oh.
    Well there ya go.
    I imagine they will in the near future?
  4. Thread: Road m10K Best

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    I genuinely enjoy the last 600 of a 10000! :p

    I genuinely enjoy the last 600 of a 10000! :p
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    Doesn't a 'charger pad' obviate the need for any...

    Doesn't a 'charger pad' obviate the need for any kind of plug-in cable?
    Or is my tech-unsavviness showing?
  6. Thread: TrackTown CEO

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    TrackTown CEO

    I'm sure this was discussed and I just missed it, but when Lananna, the Grand Poobah of Everything Track, left Eugene, someone had to step into the huge void. This article discusses TTCEO Michael...
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    We saw this coming. Youth heading in soccer....

    We saw this coming.
    Youth heading in soccer.
    Youth tackle football.
    Certainly any kind of youth boxing.

    Then college.

    Pros will take a while, but it too shall go the way of the dodo.
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    He was a freshman on the Red Tree Farm team with...

    He was a freshman on the Red Tree Farm team with me. That's about all we had in common.
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    Yup. A gazillion edits, but MONEY!

    Yup. A gazillion edits, but MONEY!
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    I wouldn't put Tebow in my top 10 greatest...

    I wouldn't put Tebow in my top 10 greatest college QBs, but I certainly have him as #1 in leadership, motivation, will to win, and several other intangibles. If there was ever a QB that put his team...
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    Begs the question, but I'm dropping this...

    Begs the question, but I'm dropping this ill-fated dog-leg as distracting from the celebration of Joe and LSU being in the GOAT discussion, both of whom could be well-argued for being THE!
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    Say what?

    Say what?
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    It has nothing to do with culture (sic); it has...

    It has nothing to do with culture (sic); it has everything to do with human beings who do not yet have the capability to judge the consequences of their actions. Let's apply Kant's Categorical...
  14. That's way too 20th Century! Nothing's that easy...

    That's way too 20th Century!
    Nothing's that easy any more!
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    Mock Sauron at your peril!

    Mock Sauron at your peril!
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    Foolish at best; fatal at worst. There is no...

    Foolish at best; fatal at worst. There is no 'control' possible, once you condone under-age drinking. Teenagers' brains have not developed the requisite pre-frontal consequence-processing neural...
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    LSU cancelled 2 days of classes, not that anyone...

    LSU cancelled 2 days of classes, not that anyone was sober enough to go.

    https://www.katc.com/news/covering-louisiana/start-of-lsu-school-semester-pushed-back-for-national-championship-game

    I...
  18. Thread: Fun with maps

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    I like the Middle-Earth and Game of Thrones maps....

    I like the Middle-Earth and Game of Thrones maps.

    Sometime around my 11th birthday, I drew a map of my environs (about a mile in every direction, places I biked to on 'adventures') with all my...
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    King Atticus says you can only play non-FBS as...

    King Atticus says you can only play non-FBS as your Homecoming Game, and yes, it must be by the 5th game.
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    Snopes is my jam! Whenever someone sends me some...

    Snopes is my jam!
    Whenever someone sends me some viral 'exposé', Snopes usually already has the debunking info.
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    Oh great. Good news: if cracked or broken,...

    Oh great.



    Good news: if cracked or broken, it can heal itself.
    Bad news: if it's hungry, it will eat you in your sleep.
  22. Common sense is not always in abundance in these...

    Common sense is not always in abundance in these kinds of arguments.
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    Ergo the logo: ...

    Ergo the logo:

    http://www.uiffriidrott.se/images/610/13687/866834_1280.JPG?v=2019-10-21%2013:31:19
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    No WR recognition. They could also nullify your...

    No WR recognition. They could also nullify your mark from their database (rankings). They could even DQ you from events after the fact.
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    While WA saves two keystrokes, it's definitely an...

    While WA saves two keystrokes, it's definitely an inferior alternative to IAAF (or just IAF).
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