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    It doesn't mean anything special. I just think...

    It doesn't mean anything special. I just think the Smith & Wesson Top Break is an exceptionally eye-pleasing (and downright ingenious for its time) piece of machinery. Sure, the Colt Single Action...
  2. Works well on my Mac. I've been enjoying it for a...

    Works well on my Mac. I've been enjoying it for a while now. I'm a night person, and it makes the display much easier on my eyes in the small hours.
  3. In terms of the number of times I've watched...

    In terms of the number of times I've watched them:
    Raiders of the Lost Ark
    Monty Python and the Holy Grail
    Blade Runner

    A personal, all-time favorite because it's just such grand fun:
    The...
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    A couple of dozen a week. Typically four jumbos...

    A couple of dozen a week. Typically four jumbos at a time, scrambled, with a couple of tablespoons of butter and a generous sprinkling of curry powder.
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    It's an allusion to "The [Widget], the [Wadget],...

    It's an allusion to "The [Widget], the [Wadget], and Boff," a 1955 story by Theodore Sturgeon.
  6. That's an outstanding article, Dirlot. Thanks...

    That's an outstanding article, Dirlot. Thanks very much for the link!
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    California EVOO? You might consider California...

    California EVOO? You might consider California Olive Ranch. Where I live (north central Texas), it's carried in Walmart and Safeway. Surely it wouldn't be difficult to find in Washington state. I...
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    When Walmart checkers, ringing up multiple...

    When Walmart checkers, ringing up multiple containers of chicken livers, ask you if you're going fishing.

    When another Walmart checker remembers you as "the guy who loves coconut milk."

    When a...
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    At first, the only liver I ever ate was the three...

    At first, the only liver I ever ate was the three slices of braunschweiger I have with my scrambled eggs. Recently, though, I finally decided to try chicken livers after I found out how simple they...
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    Ah! That's what I get for considering only the...

    Ah! That's what I get for considering only the macros and not the water. Thanks!
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    I'm looking at the label for Horizon organic...

    I'm looking at the label for Horizon organic heavy whipping cream, and it says 1 tbsp contains 5g of fat (of which 3.5g is saturated fat), 0g of carbohydrates, 0g of sugars, and 0g of protein. Even...
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    Can size: 13.5 fl. oz. (400 mL) Serving size:...

    Can size: 13.5 fl. oz. (400 mL)
    Serving size: 1/3 cup (80 mL)
    Servings per container: 5
    Calories: 140
    Fat calories: 130

    Amount / Serving:
    Total fat: 14g (22%)
    Saturated fat: 13g (65%)
    Trans...
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    Golden Star, right? I just discovered this stuff...

    Golden Star, right? I just discovered this stuff myself. It is good—higher in both fat and saturated fat than just about every other brand, dead simple ingredients list, tasty, and inexpensive. I...
  14. This thread is an example of what I love about...

    This thread is an example of what I love about this forum. You folks rock.

    ETA: For me, baked goods, especially cakes, pies, cookies, and pastries. Which I don't touch anymore except on very rare...
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    I don't disagree with a single word of this. Not...

    I don't disagree with a single word of this. Not one bit. I was actually shooting for a touch of self-deprecating humor. Apparently, I missed the mark. Sorry about that.

    I don't believe in putting...
  16. I guess that means I now know how I'm going to...

    I guess that means I now know how I'm going to die. I go through a couple dozen a week.
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    My thanks to you and ChocoTaco for letting me...

    My thanks to you and ChocoTaco for letting me know I'm not the only one who feels that way. And it may be a bit ironic in a thread about food snobbery, but I thank God for Walmart because in my city...
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    WHAT? I never eat the kind without the skin. And...

    WHAT? I never eat the kind without the skin. And the bones, too.
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    I've used an Iron Gym for a little over two years...

    I've used an Iron Gym for a little over two years now. Hung it in the doorway to my living room and just left it there, typically using it three times a day. $30 at Target. The handgrips have...
  20. I gave up coffee years ago when I realized it was...

    I gave up coffee years ago when I realized it was interfering with my sleep. (My sleep is still iffy today, though much less so, but that's another story.) I very recently started drinking it again...
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    Don't forget spinach.

    Don't forget spinach.
  22. Thread: Milk?

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    I'm 52, and I've been a heavy milk drinker my...

    I'm 52, and I've been a heavy milk drinker my entire life. As in milk with every meal, every day. I've never suffered any perceptible problem because of it.

    Man, I must be descended from northern...
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    My apologies for being so late to this party....

    My apologies for being so late to this party. I've been reading the MDA blog off and on for around six months, but I'm new to the forums and just discovered this thread in a search for posts about...
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