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    Re: Going crayish trapping tomorrow

    I got nothin.

    I'm going to try setting the traps out overnight, somewhere.
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    Going crayish trapping tomorrow

    Crayfish aren't commonly harvested in Michigan, unlike some of the southern states, so I figure that it oughtta be fairly easy to trap enough for dinner.

    I just finished making two traps, and...
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    Re: it was just a matter of time

    P.S. I wonder who's going to show up in those pictures the Epster had? Huge private stash...
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    Re: it was just a matter of time

    As a general rule, I don't advise suicide as a way to avoid taking responsibility for one's acts - it seems to me that if killing youself when you get caught doing something is the way to "escape,"...
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    Sticky: Re: QDJ (Year of the Piggly Wiggly)

    Currently, tha answer is "YES!"

    Luna is now The Planet of the Lost Tardigrades:

    Thousands of Tardigrades Stranded on the Moon After Lunar Lander Crash

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    Re: Prayers for my baby

    Best wishes for Sabrina (& you!).
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    Re: I Want To Move To Another Planet

    I'm pretty happy where I am, I've arranged the things around me pretty much to my liking. I'm not rich, but other stuff is currently OK.

    However, one should always find a comfortable planet to...
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    Re: Can one fail as human being?

    Yup - so we play the statistical odds game, which is about the best we can do. But even that doesn't make a whole cello full a' sense.

    If a person begins smoking at the age of about 20, the...
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    Re: Can one fail as human being?

    LOL - who (what specific biochemical profile), how often, deep lung or mouth only, when did the subject start, what other health factors are involved...

    ...but, most inportantly, define "bad." Bad...
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    Re: Can one fail as human being?

    Thanks for the health example. So, can we determine that X is good for Y's health? Yes, by examining individual Y, we can determine whether X will cause harm, be neutral, or be a benefit.

    However,...
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    Re: Can one fail as human being?

    Thank you for that. It is interesting - I went on a "realism" quick read internet trip.

    I don't think I can agree with the idea of objective morality (my own inclination leans toward sollipsistic...
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    Re: Can one fail as human being?

    Can you give me an example of a value judgement that is not subjectively based?
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    Re: Can one fail as human being?

    Not arbitrary, necessarily, but certainly subjective. All value judgements are subjective - but this does not make them useless. Decisions have to be made, decisions are made using a combination of...
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    Re: Can one fail as human being?

    If the distinguishing characteristic of the class "elephant" is "the ability to manipulate objects with its nose," then one could truthfully say that an elephant with a paralyzed nose has failed (in...
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    Re: Can one fail as human being?

    Questions I would need answered before responding...

    A. What is a "human being"?

    B. What are the specific qualities that are inherent in a "human being" that are different in kind, quality, or...
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    Sticky: Re: Confessions

    I have cardamom, powder and whole!

    Here...

    ...take as much as you need.
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    Re: Harvesting cherries

    Yup - that's what they shall become.

    I've spent two days pitting cherries...
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    Sticky: Re: Whatcha thinking about now? (v2)

    Yes...

    ...be on the right of history.
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    Sticky: Re: Whatcha thinking about now? (v2)

    Every time you or Hawkfeathers say something like that, my heart skips a beat.

    Two more years, and I'm FREE!

    (Not probation. Retirement. Kinnda like the same thing, though.)
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    Re: They are willing to destroy this country

    As much of it as I could handle.

    My main "take away" is the tRump's written answers to Mueller's questions were total B.S.
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    Re: They are willing to destroy this country

    Looks like Al Franken got tRump pumped:

    The Case of Al Franken: A close look at the accusations against the former senator. (By Jane Mayer, June 22, 2019)...
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    Sticky: Re: The Rant Thread (v 1.2)

    Speaking of North Korea, what's up with the weird, oversized hats the military wears?

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    They look like cartoon soldiers. A horrid apocalyptic freakish army made up of cartoon soldiers...
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    Re: Harvesting cherries

    Cherry Port... yummy!

    I've had this one before, and it was splendid:

    https://store.cgtwines.com/cherry-reserve-port-p24.aspx

    But makine wine (and especially port) is a long-term process, and...
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    Harvesting cherries

    Started picking over the cherry trees today!

    So far, we've get about 5 gallons of 'em.

    Next step, pie and jam!
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    Sticky: Re: The Rant Thread (v 1.2)

    Ah cheesus, you must work for our current diseased goobermint.
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