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    I don't blame most complaints women make as being...

    I don't blame most complaints women make as being women's nature. They, at least in professional environments, are forced to dress in ways that make them uncomfortable.
    The shoes for example. Just...
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    When I broil a duck, I make sure there's plenty...

    When I broil a duck, I make sure there's plenty of ventilation or the house will smell yummy all day and the next. Duck breast with cherry sauce reduction'. Too bad those little birds cost so much. I...
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    Great you took the time. I ran into a couple that...

    Great you took the time. I ran into a couple that had just returned from 6 months in Alaska. This was in the mid 80's. They thought if they didn't do it when they did, life would occur and they might...
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    I was going through a time once where I thought...

    I was going through a time once where I thought Bob Seeger had a good idea. I priced a round trip first class ticket to Kathmandu. $10400.
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    I was stationed in England. I had the same food...

    I was stationed in England. I had the same food problem that Englanders have with American food. I suspect a lot has changed.
    American food is too spicy. GB food is too bland. Some pubs have food...
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    We have duck on special times. My Chinese book...

    We have duck on special times. My Chinese book has recipes where duck stock is used to become "Special" I always make carcass stock for special rice.
    If some here want a good book on Chinese...
  7. 90 seconds? Is this a built up system?

    90 seconds? Is this a built up system?
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    Sometimes I get a surprise. A sub called me to...

    Sometimes I get a surprise. A sub called me to balance a large open office. Renewing their lease was depending on the system working better than it was. I don't want to start a war of the sexes but...
  9. Thread: Old schools

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    I can understand why the room is cold. Your not...

    I can understand why the room is cold. Your not moving any air to speak of. You didn't say how big the room was but this amount of air is enough for a small space like 400 square ft. aside from other...
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    Lee Valley Tools....World class. Last time in NH...

    Lee Valley Tools....World class.
    Last time in NH my Son-in-law showed me his new additions of LV wood planes. About $1200 worth. I'm a tad too rough on my tools to warrant owning tools like this....
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    I might screw the hand to a place it isn't...

    I might screw the hand to a place it isn't usually found. That way I wouldn't be asked again.

    I was once asked by an undertaker to help move a departed lady from table to casket. Fine with me and...
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    What does this mean? I'm just trying to picture...

    What does this mean? I'm just trying to picture this..
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    We were discussing government. If there were an...

    We were discussing government. If there were an absolute truth there might be some agreement with people. I'm not referring to some assumption of a God given Truth.
    In some countries, extremes do...
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    OK but if you don't want to compromise your...

    OK but if you don't want to compromise your position wouldn't you be in the same camp as the left, only a different flavor.
    No one wants to compromise and so the standoff.
    LBJ was a master of...
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    When we believe were right we don't want...

    When we believe were right we don't want compromise. The pesky problem lies in a Democracy. Without compromise we get no where and if allowed to flourish we would have a dictatorship. That might be...
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    Opposing rational opinion is welcome. It's the...

    Opposing rational opinion is welcome. It's the emotional opinion that's irritating to both sides.
    I don't expect everyone to understand this right away because it's not always obvious.
    Two...
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    OK, right/wrong? Are you one of those folks?

    OK, right/wrong? Are you one of those folks?
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    Yes, and ARP reminds me at times of the skit "The...

    Yes, and ARP reminds me at times of the skit "The Argument".
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    Agree. But I would add both sides suffer from...

    Agree. But I would add both sides suffer from drama. In your suggestion of wearing a MAGA hat. A person that might do this has an emotional drama to play out also. They wore the hat to produce a...
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    I've had encounters with some members enough to...

    I've had encounters with some members enough to know from which they come. Personalities come forth in writing. I don't expect to get respect from ARP or at the least from those that can't flex....
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    Sure, go ahead and ask. What if the answer is...

    Sure, go ahead and ask. What if the answer is _)(*(%_&0*&? The policy is prejudicial and racial profiling even if it works. Just asking is prejudicial. Singling out individuals is the same as...
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    Ya I see. I equate it with a Monty Python skit...

    Ya I see. I equate it with a Monty Python skit called "Confuse a cat."
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    I don't go to Brietbart but that wasn't the...

    I don't go to Brietbart but that wasn't the issue. It was about not vetting sources.
    Wiki has an opinion or statement that doesn't fit GA's purpose. That won't make it false.
    Some might think...
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    Is there a question here somewhere?

    Is there a question here somewhere?
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    I don't think Bloomberg is a bad person but he...

    I don't think Bloomberg is a bad person but he does seem to be overly parental. He knows what's good for us and we don't. We know we shouldn't drink Big Gulps but like kids, we can't help ourselves....
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    You've attempted to pull this slight-of-hand...

    You've attempted to pull this slight-of-hand before. The comparison isn't valid the way you stated the question. How can I interpret these documents. I have questioned the intents of the authors of...
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    My only point is the same one I've been making...

    My only point is the same one I've been making for a bit. Some will jump to "supporting evidence" w/o examining the intentions of the authors or question the truthfulness.
    If all a person exposed...
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    Breitbart News Network (known commonly as...

    Breitbart News Network (known commonly as Breitbart News, Breitbart or Breitbart.com) is a far-right[6] syndicated American news, opinion and commentary[7][8] website founded in mid-2007 by...
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    I'm gonna hoard me some Big Gulps. And lots of...

    I'm gonna hoard me some Big Gulps. And lots of ammo. And some clothes with no pockets.
    I'll hide my guns in my hat.
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    We hear all the time about some athlete making a...

    We hear all the time about some athlete making a deal for $$$$ because he or she brings value to the relationship. The bump for a tech is to motivate them to look and try harder for your customer....
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    One of the best ways to get noticed is to notice...

    One of the best ways to get noticed is to notice yourself.
    I wonder if your boss would notice you if you were his competition?

    I do agree with those that have said tech/sales can be dishonest...
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    First observe then fix.

    First observe then fix.
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    Thinking about your question. Does your boss ask...

    Thinking about your question. Does your boss ask or require you to sell or do you just do it on your own?
    Do your sales result in work for you?
    If sales are required I would think there should be...
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    I posted the study either here or another forum....

    I posted the study either here or another forum. I look around. I haven't stated a premise, just mentioned the study and how it seemed to fit my experiences. I would tend to think the attributes are...
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    This reminded of a study where the major amount...

    This reminded of a study where the major amount of the work is done by a small percent of the work force. Some that think they do most all the work might be right. Not just productivity but doing the...
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    Vin, I'm like everyone else. I'm in the audience....

    Vin, I'm like everyone else. I'm in the audience. All I know is what the witnesses say and how that works out as for their believably.
    I don't have a Trump/Biden perspective. If I'm trying to...
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    Vin, I'm like everyone else. I'm in the audience....

    Vin, I'm like everyone else. I'm in the audience. All I know is what the witnesses say and how that works out as for their believably.
    I don't have a Trump/Biden perspective. If I'm trying to...
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    After WW2 in the 50's there was a strong work...

    After WW2 in the 50's there was a strong work ethic. A man was judged by how good a hand they were. Maybe things have gotten too easy. I don't have a problem with the newer generations, I just don't...
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    I agree the old timers often had little training...

    I agree the old timers often had little training and learned by osmosis. Equipment was generally simpler. There were complicated systems also. Specialty systems. Cascade, large absorbers and screws...
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    Not flawed at all. Actually in logic, true/false...

    Not flawed at all. Actually in logic, true/false only refers to the validity of an argument not how we normally use these words.
    The fallacy over Trump/Biden posts is called a Red Herring. It's...
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    I've always been Union and they pay well form the...

    I've always been Union and they pay well form the beginning of an apprenticeship. It seems the same performance issues persist.
    There is a generational issue or so it seems. I know a geographical...
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    I know money might be a first attraction but the...

    I know money might be a first attraction but the honey moon wears off.
    A code writer might be a good candidate if they want to get out of the basement because they have learned to solve problems. ...
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    Your the exception. Tech head. The industry has a...

    Your the exception. Tech head. The industry has a problem attracting people that can function at the necessary level. They go elsewhere.
    I have posted this analogy before but maybe it needs...
  44. Thread: Impeachment

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    Absolutely and any criminal lawyer can tell you...

    Absolutely and any criminal lawyer can tell you that most people in jail are there based on circumstantial evidence or that that evidence was the primary reason for a conviction.
    Compelling evidence.
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    A hearing is not a trial. Testimony is not...

    A hearing is not a trial. Testimony is not scrutinized like it would be if this graduated into a trial. An example would be allowing hearsay evidence. That's not allowed at trial although there are...
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    Biden is a civilian. Big difference yes?

    Biden is a civilian. Big difference yes?
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    No Brian, you keep interjecting Biden as the...

    No Brian, you keep interjecting Biden as the criminal. Mixing up the issues.
    Is Biden guilty of something? We don't know. Now your trying to make an argument with Frankin. Irrelevant to this...
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    Not only NO but He!! No. Why put the whistle...

    Not only NO but He!! No. Why put the whistle blower on the stand when the others know more and were more directly involved in the events. Are you just interested in destroying a person that likely...
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    The system is only trying to hang Trump today. ...

    The system is only trying to hang Trump today.
    They will or might hang Biden tomorrow. But only one hanging per day.
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    Absolutely. Logical statements don't have to be...

    Absolutely. Logical statements don't have to be true or false. It's about how arguments are formed. This subject might not have been brought if not for so many statements that lacked the substance...
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