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  1. Thread: Current movies

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    Wot's that, guv'na?

    Wot's that, guv'na?
  2. Thread: Eugene WC 2021

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    While I HAVE to go to the first WC in the USA,...

    While I HAVE to go to the first WC in the USA, the best seats are indeed in my living room.
  3. Thread: Eugene WC 2021

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    So I see windows in the tower facing the track....

    So I see windows in the tower facing the track. So all the Kool-Kids will have offices there, overlooking the track?
  4. Thread: Current movies

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    So was there never a distinction in any word...

    So was there never a distinction in any word between 'en' and 'in'?

    Was a hen a hin?
    Bend = Bin'd?
    Century = Cintury?
    General - Gineral?
    etc.

    That jist ain't raht!
  5. I thought it was indeed on RUSSIAN athletes. They...

    I thought it was indeed on RUSSIAN athletes. They can be 'neutral' or rep other countries, but they can NOT be 'Russians'. This may just be semantics.
  6. Thread: Eugene WC 2021

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    Eugene WC 2021

    I note in a FP article that Oregon21 (LOC) is looking for the rest of their funding. Since the entire budget is only $80M (the track renovation, as a comparison, was $195M!), certainly Uncle Phil...
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    Jazz has a better gig than that - here! :) I...

    Jazz has a better gig than that - here! :)

    I esp. agree with this:
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    Freedom of speech is allowed. And then we are...

    Freedom of speech is allowed. And then we are allowed to judge you on the stupid things you say. Freedom of speech does not mean freedom from consequences of said speech. Speak treason, harm or...
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    And is constantly bemused by the creative ways...

    And is constantly bemused by the creative ways that students find to get out of school.
    If parents today are OK with letting their kids miss school because of the mere possibility of picking up...
  10. Talk about an SMU death sentence! This will have...

    Talk about an SMU death sentence! This will have far-reaching ramifications. I suspect many athletes will 'discover' they have bloodlines (or financial ones) into other nations.
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    Aha. 2/3s were out, BUT . . . very few of them...

    Aha. 2/3s were out, BUT . . . very few of them were actually sick. Once the kids heard that a few kids had it, they spread the news on social media, and the rest used it as an excuse to ditch school!...
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    I watched the last 800 and it was super-gutsy...

    I watched the last 800 and it was super-gutsy from all 3. That last series of hills gassed all of them.
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    2020 NCAA Indoor Results

    Feet wet!

    Boston, MA
    m5000 Edwin Kurgat (IaSt-Ken) 13:24.04
    w5000 Katie Izzo (Ark) 15:13.09

    Fargo, ND
    mWT
    Trevor (!) Otterdahl (NDSt) 70-2.5
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    The local paper reported that up to 2/3s (!!) of...

    The local paper reported that up to 2/3s (!!) of students at some schools were absent last Friday . . . and it's spreading.

    Thanks for IDing it also as 'stomach flu', which is probably how I've...
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    Magic 8-ball strikes again! Let's see if it gets...

    Magic 8-ball strikes again! Let's see if it gets the rest right.

    OhSt > Okla
    Clem > LSU (great game!)

    Clem > OhSt (nuther great game!)

    Dabo last-laughs AGAIN.
    (And M8B even admits Clem is...
  16. Thread: Current movies

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    Sorry for your affliction....

    Sorry for your affliction.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asperger_syndrome#:~:targetText=Asperger%20syndrome%20(AS)%2C%20also,patterns%20of%20behavior%20and%20interests.
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    As dominant as Tuohy has been, it's nice to see...

    As dominant as Tuohy has been, it's nice to see she can win the tight ones too.
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    [unless you're being facetious] Coming from New...

    [unless you're being facetious] Coming from New England, I had never heard anyone say 'pin' when they meant 'pen', but MOST people with Southern accents pronounce it exactly like my word 'pin'. In...
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    My favorite local construction is "Ah wuz...

    My favorite local construction is

    "Ah wuz jest fixin' ta cut off the lahts."
    The first time I heard it, I had no idea what it meant.

    When I got my masters at the local university back in...
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    How have I missed the huge contagion that is...

    How have I missed the huge contagion that is norovirus? In many Jacksonville schools, huge numbers of students are out with it, over half in some! Did we call it something else before?!
    ...
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    Yeah, I'm getting more and more conflicted. I'm...

    Yeah, I'm getting more and more conflicted.
    I'm eating less meat the more I think of the barbarism involved, and I've given up on the NFL.
    I'm a huge hypocrite on both (dead serious), as I still...
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    :O

    :O
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    Cuz Duke is so awful at it! [not that my alma...

    Cuz Duke is so awful at it! [not that my alma mater covered itself in glory this year]
    Ask him about BASKETBALL and he's all ABOUT it!!! :p
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    For playing primarily in the SECW, ya gotta love...

    For playing primarily in the SECW, ya gotta love these two stats:

    1. 44/6 - TD/Interception ratio
    2. 78% completion %-age
  25. So now that VL is now in Virginia, that should...

    So now that VL is now in Virginia, that should clear up the TT conflict-of-interest issues. Will he have no more responsibilities for WC21 (other than as USATF Prez)? Who is the LOC honcho?
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