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by casinterest
Tue Jan 18, 2022 8:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 327
Views: 15634

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

I'm wondering out loud if while worse for hospitals in the near term, the rapid spread of omicron is better for society in the longer haul, as by getting many people immune quickly (especially those not vaxxed), it could mean a concurrent large population immunity that would suppress later infectio...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 18, 2022 3:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9070

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

It was an insurrection that Trump and his supporters attempted. Last night in his Arizona "rally" Trump attacked and insulted the police officers that were tasked with defending the capitol from the Mob that was unleashed. The lies are going to continue from Trump and his supporters. Ther...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 18, 2022 2:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 150
Views: 3170

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

hypocritical

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by casinterest
Mon Jan 17, 2022 5:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial
Replies: 105
Views: 6155

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial

https://www.cnn.com/2022/01/17/us/ghislaine-maxwell-john-does/index.html Ghislaine Maxwell will no longer fight to keep the names of eight 'John Does' secret and will leave it to the court to decide whether the names should be unsealed, according to a letter dated January 12. The documents are part ...

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by casinterest
Mon Jan 17, 2022 4:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4147

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

It should be amended to police should generally know this. I think there is more than enough blame to go around apart from the people who planned, abetted and carried out the insurrection. They definitely need to be punished. I think Big Tech also needs to be taken through cleaners. They seem to kn...

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 16, 2022 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Colleyville, TX Synagogue Hostage situation
Replies: 52
Views: 2069

Re: Colleyville, TX Synagogue Hostage situation

Name of hostage taker has been released: Malik Faisal Akhram. Age: 44. Nationality: British. The hostage-taker was heard demanding the release of Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani neuroscientist who is currently serving an 86-year prison term in the US, law enforcement officials told local media. Siddiqu...

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 16, 2022 6:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!
Replies: 91
Views: 3267

Re: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!

It could happen. Not inconceivable that Dallas and Green Bay could meet at Lambeau for the NFC championship. I really hope not due to my deep-seated hatred for all things Cowboy, but you never know I messed up that NE vs Buf pick Buffalo was firing on all cylinders. Josh Allen is so amazing. You do...

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 16, 2022 5:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 150
Views: 3170

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Fathoms

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 16, 2022 5:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!
Replies: 91
Views: 3267

Re: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!

Good thinking. I can't wait for this game though as these winter games are what make Football awesome. I hope next week its the same at Lambeau. We could use another Ice Bowl! It could happen. Not inconceivable that Dallas and Green Bay could meet at Lambeau for the NFC championship. I really hope ...

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 16, 2022 5:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4147

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

It should be amended to police should generally know this. I think there is more than enough blame to go around apart from the people who planned, abetted and carried out the insurrection. They definitely need to be punished. I think Big Tech also needs to be taken through cleaners. They seem to kn...

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 16, 2022 3:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9070

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Let me get this straight. . The Republicans have abandoned science(vaccines), bought into lies about the election960-80% still think it was stolen), support right wing media sites that daily denigrate liberals and anyone that isn't a "TRUE" Republican, uses middle school rhetoric on the p...

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by casinterest
Sat Jan 15, 2022 8:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 327
Views: 15634

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

Endemic Covid: Is the pandemic entering its endgame? "We're almost there, it is now the beginning of the end, at least in the UK," Prof Julian Hiscox, chairman in infection and global health at the University of Liverpool, tells me. "I think life in 2022 will be almost back to before...

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by casinterest
Sat Jan 15, 2022 7:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Large Volcanic eruption near Tonga
Replies: 61
Views: 6369

Re: Large Volcanic eruption near Tonga

A few videos with satellite footage + regular footage + tsuanmis hitting shore (unspecified location). Looks like a very big blow. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ouMTT9ikKWY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIn9ZqWG1xg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eu8V_WADjCw That last video is impressive, The e...

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by casinterest
Sat Jan 15, 2022 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4147

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

Interesting article from WaPo as to how the narratives that talking heads on the right have been pushing will be put to a test in the courts... https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/01/14/rights-conspiratorial-defenses-jan-6-figures-come-under-microscope-with-seditious-conspiracy-charges/?ut...

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by casinterest
Sat Jan 15, 2022 3:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arizona Election Audit
Replies: 145
Views: 14886

Re: Arizona Election Audit

Interesting last run of the fraud examples out of Pima. 151 cases of duplicate voting tossed as they couldn't get to criminal intent. As the article states many were confused by Trump's call for people that had done mail in ballots to vote in person if they couldn't verify the mail in vote. https://...

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by casinterest
Sat Jan 15, 2022 3:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 150
Views: 3170

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Doctorate

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by casinterest
Sat Jan 15, 2022 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Earth's heat center shifts entirely outside tropics, Buenos Aires hits 41.5C
Replies: 12
Views: 1315

Re: Earth's heat center shifts entirely outside tropics, Buenos Aires hits 41.5C

Not feeling it.... Facing down an ice storm/Snow storm this weekend, after waking up to freezing temp. :cold: :duck: Seriously though Climate change means that the extremes of weather can be more extreme, as well as shifting climate events over time. No one really thinks about the long term effect ...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 10:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 150
Views: 3170

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Homewrecker

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 9:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4147

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

Interesting tidbit from today. Audio of Kevin McCarthy blaming Trump in the week following the attacks. https://www.cnn.com/2022/01/14/politics/kfile-kevin-mccarthy-donald-trump-january-6/index.html "I say he has responsibility," McCarthy said on KERN, a local radio station in Bakersfield,...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 7:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4147

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

The moment these people are convicted, all their cell phone records and whatnot can be used by FBI to find who talked to whom and what exactly happened. It will go both horizontal and vertical and hopefully there would be a day where Mr. Trump himself would be prosecuted. He won't. His party will n...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 7:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 327
Views: 15634

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

AHH, you're one of those 'The only deaths that are directly caused by Covid-19 are important all the other problem caused by lockdowns and other pointless measures are utterly irrelevant.' people. Gotcha. "Kid's will catch up if their parents and teachers help them." Dear God how utterly,...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 7:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Earth's heat center shifts entirely outside tropics, Buenos Aires hits 41.5C
Replies: 12
Views: 1315

Re: Earth's heat center shifts entirely outside tropics, Buenos Aires hits 41.5C

I know you know this but in most models climate change does mean very unstable jet streams which does mean that places that haven't generally dealt with it might be dealing with snowstorms and freezing events one week and 75 degree weather the next. You can expect the events of what happened in Tex...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 7:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9070

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Remember when Bush won and he was illegitimate? Remember when he won again and was still illegitimate? Remember when Obama won and if you don’t vote for him you were a racist? Remember when he won again and if you didn’t vote for him you were still a racist? Remember when Trump won and he stole the...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9070

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

That is saying vaccine misinformation is causing that. I am asking about how election misinformation, specifically related to 01/06 since this is what we are discussing. is causing hundred of thousands of deaths? Also, in my opinion, if you were to actually go talk to some of these folks that you s...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 3:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9070

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Doesn’t make sense? Really? Gonna go with that? Yes. Because what i see is the same Trump MAGA post. "Don't blame me for what I did , when I can blame you for other stuff" . Trump caused Jan 6. He lied leading into the election. Got help with the lie. Got help with staging an attempted at...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 2:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9070

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Trump caused Jan 6. He lied leading into the election. Got help with the lie. Got help with staging an attempted attack on democracy, and then you want to blame the last 20 years? No. It doesn't work like that. We need look no further than how he's flipping out over the progress the bipartisan Hous...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 2:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9070

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

You’re right. It’s probably not over. With posts like this, it’s no wonder. Keep swinging that broad brush. It’s worked so well for the last 20 years or so. Keep calling people racist because of who they vote for. Keep claiming a president is illegitimate because he/she isn’t from your party. Keep ...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 2:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman
Replies: 303
Views: 17104

Re: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman

https://www.npr.org/2022/01/13/1072763841/the-rust-armorer-is-suing-the-films-ammo-supplier-over-the-deadly-on-set-shootin Hannah Gutierrez Reed, the armorer and key props assistant on Rust, filed a lawsuit in New Mexico state court on Wednesday saying the production bought live ammunition that she...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 2:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9070

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

This isn't over by any means. The vast majority of Republicans still believe strongly that the election was stolen. Trump continues his delusional rants and people like you still support him. Poll workers are receiving death threats and being hounded out of office, New election officials who suppor...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 2:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 327
Views: 15634

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

Unfortunately the tallies are not divided up into meaningful cross sections. The VAST VAST number of fatalities from Covid-19 are the one way or another are the nearly dead. The collateral damage for the 'Covid-19 measures' will affect the young disproportionately.. And they will be the poor sods p...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 8:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman
Replies: 303
Views: 17104

Re: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman

https://www.npr.org/2022/01/13/1072763841/the-rust-armorer-is-suing-the-films-ammo-supplier-over-the-deadly-on-set-shootin Hannah Gutierrez Reed, the armorer and key props assistant on Rust, filed a lawsuit in New Mexico state court on Wednesday saying the production bought live ammunition that she ...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 7:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Colleague badmouthing me to customer. Best way to handle.
Replies: 14
Views: 844

Re: Colleague badmouthing me to customer. Best way to handle.

Is this a customer that likes to joke around, or is there already friction between you and your coworker? I have had customers that do this, but I know they are joking around. Have they praised you before? You should forward to management/HR, but you need some more details, otherwise they are going ...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 7:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4147

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

https://abcnews.go.com/US/doj-indicts-oath-keepers-leader-members-seditious-conspiracy/story The Justice Department has unsealed a major indictment charging the leader of the Oath Keepers militia group along with multiple other members with seditious conspiracy related to their alleged coordination ...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 6:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 150
Views: 3170

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Pay

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 6:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9070

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Those issues are part if the same Phenomenon, and the guilt lies squarely and surely on the far right wing ie. the republicans. Regardless, 01/06 did not cause hundreds of thousands of Covid deaths. I thin that is quite the stretch to say that 01/06 was the cause of those Covid deaths. Yes vaccine ...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 5:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 327
Views: 15634

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

Well NC hasn't peaked yet, and today's numbers are staggering. https://www.wral.com/coronavirus/more-than-44-000-covid-cases-added-in-nc-today-another-record-high/20074886/ Nearly 44,900 people tested positive for coronavirus in the past 24 hours, which is the most ever added in a single day. The nu...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 5:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Earth's heat center shifts entirely outside tropics, Buenos Aires hits 41.5C
Replies: 12
Views: 1315

Re: Earth's heat center shifts entirely outside tropics, Buenos Aires hits 41.5C

Not feeling it.... Facing down an ice storm/Snow storm this weekend, after waking up to freezing temp. :cold: :duck: Seriously though Climate change means that the extremes of weather can be more extreme, as well as shifting climate events over time. No one really thinks about the long term effect o...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 5:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9070

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

That is saying vaccine misinformation is causing that. I am asking about how election misinformation, specifically related to 01/06 since this is what we are discussing. is causing hundred of thousands of deaths? Also, in my opinion, if you were to actually go talk to some of these folks that you s...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9070

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Please site a source that points to misinformation causing hundreds of thousands of deaths from Covid or claim that it is your opinion. I said people I know, I am not talking about politicians. Hell there are still politicians that claim the BS about BHOs birth certificate. I don't really listen to...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 4:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9070

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Please site what these "hundreds of thousands" of deaths are from? If you are thinking Covid, please site something that points that fact. Also, every conservatives, liberal, Democrat, Republican, Libertarian, and Independent I know has moved on from 01/.06. The election is over and it is...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 3:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9070

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

I will agree to disagree that it was anywhere close to Pearl Harbor. A foreign power attacked the US on our own soil which resulted in 2403 killed and over a thousand injured at Peral Harbor. Yes a few folks died on 01/06, and the election certification was delayed a few hours, but that is nothing ...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 3:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9070

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

I don't give them a pass either, just point out that there is a lot of information being ignored and swept under the rug. I have my options as to why, but its not worth debating on here. That day was a disgrace, but no where on the level of infamy as Peral Harbor as some have said. It was and is wo...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 3:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9070

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

I don't know why they were deleted, but I have seen several of the videos he's talking about. They exist. You are all talking about the ones where the barricades were . far out, and prior to the violent attacks on the inner side of the Capitol where they smashed doors, beat officers, and forced ent...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 3:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 150
Views: 3170

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Buddies

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 2:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 Years Since Costa Concordia Disaster
Replies: 17
Views: 1112

Re: 10 Years Since Costa Concordia Disaster

TheFlyingDisk wrote:
Has it really been 10 years since the Costa Concordia? It sure felt like yesterday.


Time flies. I can still hardly believe that the captain only got 16 years for causing the deaths of 32 people.

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 2:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9070

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

I'm talking about the videos which have since been deleted by YouTube and Facebook which show different parts of the Capitol nowhere near the chaos. You actually see police opening the barricades and waving peaceful protestors (who are several feet back with plenty of open space between them) into ...

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 12, 2022 11:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!
Replies: 91
Views: 3267

Re: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!

I may have to change my Bill-Pats pic. The temp forecast(negatives) will destroy the passing game, which will actually do wonders for the Patriots D.

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 12, 2022 4:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any of you have smart thermostats?
Replies: 27
Views: 1293

Re: Any of you have smart thermostats?

I still have old thermostats.

Do you actually see any verifiable cost savings with these smart Thermostats?
Do the people sensors take into account pets?

Do the weather features actually recognize day/night/weather events to keep from overpowering the units?

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 12, 2022 2:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taco Bell is selling a $10 monthly taco subscription
Replies: 18
Views: 1222

Re: Taco Bell is selling a $10 monthly taco subscription

DL717 wrote:
Who eats at Taco Bell? Gross.


I would have lived off this card in college .

but I haven't been to a Taco Bell in about 10+ years.

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 12, 2022 2:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 150
Views: 3170

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Humor

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