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    It is an enduring, and annoying, feature of this...

    It is an enduring, and annoying, feature of this site that one person asks for help, and 4 people jump on that person for "doing it wrong". Clearly that person was asking because they want to use...
  2. Thread: Dieting

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    I'm thinking that was some sarcasm. (hoping?)

    I'm thinking that was some sarcasm.

    (hoping?)
  3. A while back, my mother got into Amway. They...

    A while back, my mother got into Amway. They would have weekly/monthly meetings, and they'd encourage you to bring people to the meetings who may be interested in joining as a method of exposure. (AA...
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    "First they came for my Sprite...and I said...

    "First they came for my Sprite...and I said nothing..."

    a) I question the endurance of any freedom so fragile it can be ruined by the size of a plastic bottle.

    b) They outlaw a lot of things....
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    Sussed! Yeah, join date of and a...

    Sussed! Yeah, join date of <current month> and a post count of one...about as subtle as a fart in a car.
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    Remember, the important thing isn't being a...

    Remember, the important thing isn't being a superior person to everyone else, it's reminding them so that they know.

    ;)
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    I got the fitbit ultra from amazon & it has a...

    I got the fitbit ultra from amazon & it has a belt clip. it's pretty tiny, about the size of my thumb. Seems like it's about half the size of a normal size lighter, then again, I don't smoke, so...
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    At about 60 miles, though, I wish we in April, I...

    At about 60 miles, though, I wish we in April, I have like 290 miles from then through July that are not counted. D'oh, I'd be most of the way to Rivendell by now! Oh well, hopefully I can get to...
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    This, x 1000. My favorite piece of film, ever....

    This, x 1000. My favorite piece of film, ever. Have it on the iPad, watch it over & over again. Sometimes I listen to it when I'm at work, typing away. Shelby Foote, for the win.

    FYI on this web...
  10. Thread: Asdf

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    Was amazed at the kindness of women yet again...

    Was amazed at the kindness of women yet again today. GF comes over last night, lots of nocturnal "moving at a slow pace", and then I get up in the morning to go to the kitchen for water, come back...
  11. That call was bonkers, but the ref's dad claimed...

    That call was bonkers, but the ref's dad claimed that the goalie was warned twice. FWIW. Still, it's a reasonably bush league call, and it's never really seen at the highest level. You also rarely...
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    My favorite is this one, wherein Al gets an...

    My favorite is this one, wherein Al gets an insane workout, in front of a dude in street clothes with the worst looking jump shot in NYC playground history. If money brought that wackness to Rucker,...
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    1. Amazing stuff, well done. 2. No Equipment...

    1. Amazing stuff, well done.

    2. No Equipment needed....(as long as you live next to an awesome playground!!! :P)
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    Signed up using my fitbit data from 7/26 forward....

    Signed up using my fitbit data from 7/26 forward. Should be fun. Though, it feels kind of like cheating when you're over six feet tall....3,600 miles is a lot fewer steps to me than to a hobbit...
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    Ditto, never heard of that, that's awesome. His...

    Ditto, never heard of that, that's awesome. His career has lasted about 6 years longer than expected, perhaps that is why. :)

    Yoga is pretty good. It's something even those with a lot of weight to...
  16. "Calories don't count calories, People count...

    "Calories don't count calories, People count calories."

    ;)
  17. On a dry track I think today's game goes into the...

    On a dry track I think today's game goes into the half at 3-0 to Germany, maybe more. They had so many chances and slipped a lot, it sort of held the Greeks in the game a bit I thought. They defended...
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    Indeed. Still point out to my ManUtd co-worker...

    Indeed. Still point out to my ManUtd co-worker now & again the back page of the Sun in December '09 when the WC'10 group was announced: E-A-S-Y (England, Algeria, Slovenia, Yanks). And we all know...
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    The idea of primal dating is awesome, until you...

    The idea of primal dating is awesome, until you get a glass of raw milk thrown in your face*.

    "Sorry, baby, my commitment to living Paleo is so strict that I only allow myself to live as a true...
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    Tell him not to worry, they're now making caskets...

    Tell him not to worry, they're now making caskets up to 52" in width.

    Supersize My Funeralí: How is the Obesity Epidemic in the U.S. impacting on the Funeral Industry?

    Or, make him listen to...
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    36. Which is, as they say, a lot for...

    36.

    Which is, as they say, a lot for (straight) guy.

    80+% of them are Doc Martens.
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    Have a pair of Bikila LS, wear them to work...

    Have a pair of Bikila LS, wear them to work (internet companies, for the win) at times. Get a few comments and stares, but have also tried to spread the word a bit to. I like to wear them when hiking...
  23. I got an Ergodesktop.com Kangaroo Pro, and I like...

    I got an Ergodesktop.com Kangaroo Pro, and I like it a lot. Very sturdy, easy to move up/down in about 10 seconds, and the monitor & desk move individually, so I usually have my monitor a bit higher...
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    Sticky: Took me 3-4 hours over as many nights to finally...

    Took me 3-4 hours over as many nights to finally get to the end of the thread. Inspirational stuff, everyone. Glad I finally finished it; was waiting for someone to ask me why I was sleepy at work,...
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