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    The prime-time special will get great ratings,...

    The prime-time special will get great ratings, but now the regular schlubs on the syndicated show will look like cretins!
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    I visited Pittsbura in Pennsylvania once.

    I visited Pittsbura in Pennsylvania once.
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    Thought you were kidding! Not so much. ...

    Thought you were kidding! Not so much.



    Must have been running folks . . . [rimshot].
  4. Excuse me? 1. Toby Stevenson 2000 18-9 1/2...

    Excuse me?

    1. Toby Stevenson 2000 18-9 1/2 (5.72)
    2. Dylan Duvio 2015 18-1 3/4 (5.53)
    3. Graeme Hoste 2006 18-1 (5.51)

    1. Katerina Stefanidi 2012 14-9 1/2 (4.51)
    2. Kaitlyn Merritt 2019 14-2...
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    No, but made me look it up: ...

    No, but made me look it up:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ye_Olde_Trip_to_Jerusalem

    I did seek this out:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Tabard

    not realizing it was long gone, except...
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    And you just KNOW there will be Vegas action on...

    And you just KNOW there will be Vegas action on the outcome. If JH bets on himself, will he get the same reaction Charlie Hustle got?
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    ;) (he really did say Notnim.)

    ;) (he really did say Notnim.)
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    Do you think they know LESS than they did before....

    Do you think they know LESS than they did before. If anything, they are MORE formidable. The key will probably be JH's buzzer timing, so yes, I'd guess he's the favorite, but, then again, Rutter has...
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    On a related note, I was amused to discover that...

    On a related note, I was amused to discover that native Missourans refer to the state as

    Mizura

    amonst themesleves, but

    Mizuree

    when talking to non-Missourans.
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    We drove there in 2007, just to see Sherwood...

    We drove there in 2007, just to see Sherwood Forest (almost all gone), stopped in a local gas (sorry . . . petrol) station, asked the attendant about it and

    He said, 'Go back towards Notnim.'
    I...
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    But the "Sheriff of Notnim" doesn't sound right!

    But the "Sheriff of Notnim" doesn't sound right!
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    The top 3 will meet in Jan to see who's the GOAT!

    The top 3 will meet in Jan to see who's the GOAT!
  13. Thread: Ford v Ferrari

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    Wanna see the fastest lap ever . . . ...

    Wanna see the fastest lap ever . . .

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9ohHhgEfUM
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    Wow - that video is too 'precious'! His...

    Wow - that video is too 'precious'!
    His demeanor bespeaks someone who MUST know what he's talking about, but as soon as he begins his 'explanation', it's obvious he is a buffoon. There's definitely...
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    Literally. A Schizotypal Personality Disorder...

    Literally. A Schizotypal Personality Disorder makes people paranoid and not trusting authority. Most conspiracy theorists suffer from it.

    From the above article:



    All that would be...
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    Those are the only ones over 15.90.

    Those are the only ones over 15.90.
  17. Thread: Ford v Ferrari

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    Ford v Ferrari

    One of my favorite movies of the year! A great true story with two of Hollywood's best at the top of their game - Matt Damon as car-designer, Carroll Shelby, and Christian Bale as racer, Ken Miles....
  18. Yes, I knew that, but my point remains - why...

    Yes, I knew that, but my point remains - why can't club athletes (of which there are plenty before college) continue on while eschewing the college route? In Europe the athlete starts off paying for...
  19. Every country EXCEPT the USA. The club system...

    Every country EXCEPT the USA. The club system works elsewhere, why not here?
  20. Then her parents are nicer than me! I'd give her...

    Then her parents are nicer than me! I'd give her a year of PV-only; if she improves dramatically, then another year - otherwise, start massage school and keep training if she wishes.
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    I'd put her 4th in the GOAT rankings 1. James...

    I'd put her 4th in the GOAT rankings

    1. James
    2. Brad Rutter
    3. Ken Jennings
    4. Emma
  22. Middle-income+ Parents of prodigies typically...

    Middle-income+ Parents of prodigies typically provide great support systems for their children to succeed. I'll guess she'll be given every opportunity to become national-class (or better).

    Top 10...
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    So true. But you'll still know by the way the...

    So true. But you'll still know by the way the athlete says it, like an actor trying to give a good line-reading.
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    I was told (there) it was Loo-a-vul And...

    I was told (there) it was
    Loo-a-vul

    And nobody seems to agree on New Orleans. What I heard there was

    NAWl'ns (1 syllable!)
    NOR-lins
    New-OR-lens
    New-OR-lians
  25. Her dad's her coach, so I suspect she'll be fine....

    Her dad's her coach, so I suspect she'll be fine. She'll go to massage school and make decent money at that.
    Even though I love being a teacher and know that education is vital, I'm quite all right...
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