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    I assume this is a joke, but I hope it's true,...

    I assume this is a joke, but I hope it's true, that's the only appropriate name for the organization.
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    Any positive integer with 87 as the sum of its...

    Any positive integer with 87 as the sum of its digits will be divisible by 3.
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    USA had four runners named just for the 4x4 relay...

    USA had four runners named just for the 4x4 relay (the 4th-through-7th-placers from the OTs) and the plan was to use those four, that's why neither Eastman nor James Gordon (the other individual 400...
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    Troubleshooting scanners for Windows 10 is...

    Troubleshooting scanners for Windows 10 is usually best done with a Minigun, and is not within the realm of traditional tech experts or computer engineers.
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    No source is perfectly accurate when you go far...

    No source is perfectly accurate when you go far enough back, there will be performances missing or ghost performances appearing, wrong dates, wrong names, etc. (Just think how often you get all of...
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    I think pela is listing the 19.9 as a conversion...

    I think pela is listing the 19.9 as a conversion from 20.0y, though the notation isn't quite obvious; and it's a bit confusing to show it as a converted "19.9y" while also showing Smith's 19.5 as a...
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    Muhammad has tougher competition for AOY than...

    Muhammad has tougher competition for AOY than Warholm. For my money Warholm's season was better than Muhammad's (undefeated, much more consistent); but if Warholm wins and Muhammad doesn't, it might...
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    Lyles is a serious contender, I think. Two WC...

    Lyles is a serious contender, I think. Two WC golds (200, 4x1) and two DL titles (100, 200) is a solid resume; and this tends to be as much about "who can we market" as about "who was the best",...
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    Pitkämäki announced his retirement today. He...

    Pitkämäki announced his retirement today. He didn't compete this year but was still trying to come back, eventually decided to retire because he wasn't getting into good enough shape.
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    IAAF recognizes separate WRs for mixed and...

    IAAF recognizes separate WRs for mixed and women-only road races, the women-only record is (and will remain) Keitany's 2:17:01. Radcliffe also used male rabbits.
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    Women's POY discussion over, I suppose.

    Women's POY discussion over, I suppose.
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    Yelizaveta Bryzgina (daughter of Viktor and Olga)...

    Yelizaveta Bryzgina (daughter of Viktor and Olga) was pretty good until she got busted, I think she still has an Oly relay medal though it's hard to keep track.

    Oksana Kondratyeva (daughter of...
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    That's a pretty hard top 4 to argue with. Nurmi...

    That's a pretty hard top 4 to argue with. Nurmi clearly had the speed and endurance to win the marathon in '32, his 2:22:03.8 for 40.2K at the Finnish trials showed that; but he was pretty banged-up...
  14. I think the usual version is that the head-shaver...

    I think the usual version is that the head-shaver was Ozolina (who was the incoming WR holder and the reigning Olympic and European Champion, but finished outside the medals); though looking it up,...
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    The final standings of the top3 contest are a bit...

    The final standings of the top3 contest are a bit wonky beyond 29th place, they're all off by delta, as if there was an update with the currently displayed standings and then another subsequent...
  16. The schedule was one reason for the low level, I...

    The schedule was one reason for the low level, I think; usually there's a rest day between the qualifying and the final, and if not it tends to be a morning qualifier and evening final. The last time...
  17. How do the rankings go here? Peters was...

    How do the rankings go here?

    Peters was undefeated, World Champion, a couple minor titles, but didn't compete on the circuit.

    Kirt was DL champion, WC silver medalist, best series of marks, but...
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    Might be hard for Kirt to bounce back from that...

    Might be hard for Kirt to bounce back from that injury in 10 months.
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    It could easily be someone we have heard of and...

    It could easily be someone we have heard of and would still never pick to be the next big star. That's where Mo was in '09.
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    I was 127th after 30 events. We should have...

    I was 127th after 30 events. We should have teamed up.
  21. Olsen protested the measurement of his last throw...

    Olsen protested the measurement of his last throw at the Euros in 2006, figured he'd been cheated out of gold. (Unfortunately I can't find any video of that throw, and have forgotten the details.)
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    Yeah, there's no need for anything more complicated or high-tech than that. Maybe FIFA mandates no dirt sectors on football fields, or something equally stupid.
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    The order at the first exchange was USA, POL,...

    The order at the first exchange was USA, POL, JAM, GBR; but GBR overtook JAM very quickly, and the top four teams then maintained that order throughout the second leg, there should have been no...
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    Vanilla picks are usually good; even more so this...

    Vanilla picks are usually good; even more so this year, when Most Chosen almost made the top 10.

    I got way too creative and paid the price; I couldn't have done any worse if I'd made things go...
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    Seems like it, the results are showing 170.20...

    Seems like it, the results are showing 170.20 which covers positioning in the exchange zone.
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