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    I am all for higher auto standards and then...

    I am all for higher auto standards and then filling from the list. We have repeatedly had problems in the PV where the auto standard is too low, and then they change it 45 days out, and people who...
  2. If you are in the USA and you are a hardcore...

    If you are in the USA and you are a hardcore enough fan that you are posting here on this message board, you really ought to be doing everything possible to scrape together the money for the NBC old...
  3. Hoping that this time Sports Gold links the feeds...

    Hoping that this time Sports Gold links the feeds for BOTH pits/runways in the field event prelims.

    It is incredibly frustrating to know that the cameras are on an event and a feed exists, but...
  4. Bill proposes to cut unvaccinated kids off from...

    Bill proposes to cut unvaccinated kids off from government assistance in California: http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=201920200AB283

    Anti-vaxers tend to be more...
  5. The issue is that they literally mock people who...

    The issue is that they literally mock people who question the CDC, then turn around and do the same thing themselves...
  6. That is so incredibly gross, and so not helpful...

    That is so incredibly gross, and so not helpful to their cause...
  7. Doug Logan weighs in ...

    Doug Logan weighs in

    https://www.foxbusiness.com/features/us-olympic-scandals-simply-criminal-says-former-track-and-field-executive
  8. From what I can gather, there are multiple...

    From what I can gather, there are multiple investigations into multiple things, primarily further issues around sexual abuse and issues around finances.

    I am going to make a very educated guess...
  9. USATF possibly under investigation by DOJ, IRS, IN AG...

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/olympics/olympic-organizations-face-multiple-investigations-by-justice-department-state-attorneys-general/2019/09/13/7e190fa2-d654-11e9-9343-40db57cf6abd_story.ht...
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    Vin Lananna to Virginia!

    Wow!

    https://virginiasports.com/news/2019/9/9/xc-track-virginia-names-vin-lananna-director-of-track-field-and-cross-country-associate-athletics-director-for-administration.aspx
  11. Tomorrow:...

    Tomorrow: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Briana_Williams_hearing_date_for_tomorrow_%26%238212;JADCO_?profile=1228
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    If the purpose of limiting the vertical jumps to...

    If the purpose of limiting the vertical jumps to 8 attempts is to shorten the competition, it is absurd to limit to 8 attempts and then have the women's PV height progression go...
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    I am unwilling to cover this event, due to their...

    I am unwilling to cover this event, due to their choice to limit the pole vaulter to 8 attempts total, and I am furious that USATF billed this as a "tuneup to worlds" and then allowed EA to add all...
  14. Incoming migrants are being denied vaccines....

    Incoming migrants are being denied vaccines. Denying vaccines to high risk populations who WANT them is cruel.

    Mumps and influenza outbreaks have been a major problem in detention facilities, and...
  15. Seattle has a huge problem with public defecation...

    Seattle has a huge problem with public defecation and urination and open needle use and many feel it is being ignored by the City Council.
  16. Haha because I ask questions about vaccinated...

    Haha because I ask questions about vaccinated individuals becoming asymptomatic carriers during pertussis outbreaks and all of a sudden the people who swear by peer reviewed studies are attacking the...
  17. But that problem isn't going to go away. We have...

    But that problem isn't going to go away. We have to adapt.
  18. *shrug* But people do. That's what happens...

    *shrug*

    But people do. That's what happens and that plays a big role in where we are today.

    If people are serious in reducing measles outbreaks, this is what they must overcome, and...
  19. I'm in mommy groups and pro-vax groups and...

    I'm in mommy groups and pro-vax groups and anti-vax groups. Sure, lots of people have tried to have mature discussions, but I can tell you that there are many times and places where valid questions...
  20. This article is about evangelism, but this is...

    This article is about evangelism, but this is also what happens in the anti-vax world.

    The vitriol toward AV parents (as opposed to having mature discussions) just feeds into what the AV...
  21. Oh yes, second to last paragraph of that...

    Oh yes, second to last paragraph of that article... "some people who were just asking responsible parenting questions could feel 'demonised' by the language used by those in favour of vaccines...
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    Oh gosh I don't know yet, sorry. I was not...

    Oh gosh I don't know yet, sorry. I was not watching any video of the meet.
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    He almost made 6 meters at that one meet this...

    He almost made 6 meters at that one meet this year, but has generally been nowhere near that. By far the least consistent vaulter of the this year's active elites.

    I would never pick him for a...
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    Combo of both. He said after Zurich that he...

    Combo of both. He said after Zurich that he realized before this meet he needed to back up to 20 steps to be competitive (he had been on a shorter run most of the season since he was coming off...
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    There's no way we'll have four guys over 6 meters...

    There's no way we'll have four guys over 6 meters in Doha in October... but if Braz is on fire again he could (he was close at one meet this year)and Renaud could if the stars align...

    Still...
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