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  1. Thread: Prohibition

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    As an avid homebrewer, I've always been somewhat...

    As an avid homebrewer, I've always been somewhat fascinated by prohibition. I mean, in those days, you could buy top notch homebrew supplies (sure, lots of people use hopped malt extract for baking...
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    That's one of my favorite songs!

    That's one of my favorite songs!
  3. People used to shell out something close to a...

    People used to shell out something close to a hundred bucks (probably more in real dollars!) To watch PPV boxing for only one night. So getting a season of DL meets plus a WC is a steal for me. Of...
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    Ha. I missed that change, but it sunsets in 2025....

    Ha. I missed that change, but it sunsets in 2025. Better die between bow abd then if you're worth well in excess lf 11 million!
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    The step up in basis us actually not the same...

    The step up in basis us actually not the same thing as the estate tax exemption (though they work together to help your heirs when you die). The former dodges capital gains for your heirs that you...
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    Not saying its necessarily bad. Its a huge...

    Not saying its necessarily bad. Its a huge loophole though. A smaller, but still generous loophole is the estate tax exemption that allows the moderately weathly to step up cost basis for appreciated...
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    Yet if you give appreciated stock to charity...

    Yet if you give appreciated stock to charity (even if its a charity that you or your friends are in charge of) your rate becomes zero.
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    I sometimes wonder if, despite all his success...

    I sometimes wonder if, despite all his success and fame, Mark Cuban is a little sad that there will never be a truly original sandwich that's named for him.
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    Supposedly the condition of their teeth is a...

    Supposedly the condition of their teeth is a giveaway that theyre a regular meth user. Not sure on how to tell if theyre currently high though.
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    I read it as one two-game match per day.

    I read it as one two-game match per day.
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    Isn't this usually just called a box jump?

    Isn't this usually just called a box jump?
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    Havent composite shanks existed in cycling shoes...

    Havent composite shanks existed in cycling shoes for decades? Same with rigid full length spike plates in sprinting spikes. Making a (possibly) slightly more efficient shoe as a racing flat seems...
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    Coffee, you say? I believe that is a known PED....

    Coffee, you say? I believe that is a known PED.
    ;)
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    Why a bronze if he was in silver position when...

    Why a bronze if he was in silver position when the interference occurred? I say give him a silver or nothing.
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    Guys, it wasn't testosterone. It was just...

    Guys, it wasn't testosterone. It was just testo-boost. Totally different. Also, the fact that the "whistleblowers" all had thyroid disorders of their own is a total coincidence.
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    Just when you thought it couldn’t get any more...

    Just when you thought it couldn’t get any more innovative than the starting block cameras!
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    Actually only had one outright PR (didn’t jump at...

    Actually only had one outright PR (didn’t jump at 598) in Rio. With several 590 jumps to his credit outside of the two at the Olympics, he’s a credible threat to jump high, but yeah, super...
  18. Shouldn’t we at least annex Canada first before...

    Shouldn’t we at least annex Canada first before trying to take Greenland?
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    The adding weight thing seems like an easy...

    The adding weight thing seems like an easy solution. Isn't that what they do in auto racing?
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    Just think how fast this guy would be if he...

    Just think how fast this guy would be if he didn’t have the massive disadvantage of not having lower leg muscles!
  21. Timing mats aren't even necessary. Back before...

    Timing mats aren't even necessary. Back before the proliferation of RFID chips, you just would have needed a few old guys with clip boards, as the numbers of runners participating would have been...
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    Norman is more likely to pop a WR than semenya....

    Norman is more likely to pop a WR than semenya. Not sure if he is more of a sure winner than she is, but picking semenya does add an element of what I might call regulatory risk given the current...
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    Several events are super loaded, but maybe are...

    Several events are super loaded, but maybe are easier to pick once you've allocated your two Americans.I've mostly made up my mind on a team. Just a little unsure on the w800...
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    Where is Aaron?! Interested in his take. I...

    Where is Aaron?! Interested in his take. I enjoyed it. Really liked Dylan's singing and his pithy comments in the interview segments. My Dad is a bob Dylan fan, but I don't think he has Netflix....
  25. I think she's even completed a decathlon at some...

    I think she's even completed a decathlon at some point.
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