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Offline Nick B

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Re: Strange....But True !
« Reply #675 on: December 06, 2017, 08:05:55 PM »


I-405, Los Angeles    :shock:

I used to commute to work on that road. Amazing to see it in flames like that. They used to call it the heaviest traffic road in US. Connecting LA to SF Valley over the Hollywood Hills.

I had no idea you ever lived out there. Used to live near there, but escaped about 14 years ago.
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Re: Strange....But True !
« Reply #676 on: December 07, 2017, 04:16:46 AM »
Yeah, Nick, I lived in Los Feliz in 85 for a few fun months of rebellion, then again in thousand oaks in 91 with my then fiance for 18 months. We were there for earthquakes, floods, fires and the riot. I liked riding the mountains with my little motorcycle.

We went back in 2000 for my brother's wedding in SD, our old neighborhood was totally transformed, and not for the better. Glad we left when we did.  But I do love the country out there.

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Re: Strange....But True !
« Reply #677 on: December 12, 2017, 01:47:03 PM »
Map of history

No Atlantis, Lemuria nor Aghartha? WTF?

Offline Bob in St. Louis

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Re: Strange....But True !
« Reply #678 on: December 12, 2017, 04:07:24 PM »
Wow, that's cool!
Speaking of maps and boarders...
How 'bout the line between Canada & The United States?
Should be pretty simple and straightforward, right?

Nope.
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Re: Strange....But True !
« Reply #679 on: December 19, 2017, 09:21:42 PM »
I just posted an ad for a digital cable on Audiomart. I swear I got a response in less than 5 minutes and it sold.  Thatís my fastest sale ever. Next for sale on Audiomart are the Nolaís and my beloved SP Tech speakers. Iíll be pissed if they donít sell in 10 minutes or less 🤬🤬
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Re: Strange....But True !
« Reply #680 on: December 19, 2017, 10:02:03 PM »
I like putting up free stuff on Craigs List. Those that want to resell it for profit attack like a swarm of bees. They will do anything to be the one that gets it.  I gave a free old go kart last Christmas. It was given to us many years ago by a neighbor. A young guy came to pick it up for his little son for Christmas present.  I have a lot of audio gear that needs to meet the same fate. Get gone FAST! Mama wants those 4 rooms back.  :duh

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Re: Strange....But True !
« Reply #681 on: December 20, 2017, 04:41:40 AM »
Laugh and the world laughs with you. Cry and you'll have to blow your nose.

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"Today I didn't even have to use my A.K.
I got to say it was a good day"
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Re: Strange....But True !
« Reply #683 on: December 21, 2017, 08:19:51 AM »
Hard to follow Emil's post, but I'll try...  :)


Today is the shortest day of the year, aka winter solstice, aka Yule, aka 1st day of winter.
So if it's the shortest day, that means the least amount of sun, and the heat comes from the sun (and cow farts) right? So why isn't this the coldest day of the year?

Why do we have to wait another month before it starts warming up again?

It's called seasonal lag:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aeD09VX2DFA


Top tip: If you want a more pleasant explanation, grab a cold one and sit back with your Netflix remote and dial up Dr. Helen Czerski's BBC series "Orbit." But don't stop on episode 1 when she explains seasonal lag, trust me, you don't want to miss her in bathing suit waiting for the typhoon to hit in episode 3.   :drool:

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Offline Emil

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Re: Strange....But True !
« Reply #686 on: March 22, 2018, 11:25:58 PM »
Not sure this is strange or just sad, but posting it here is probably what makes it strange.

https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/22/entertainment/bozo-the-clown-dead-frank-avruch/index.html

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Re: Strange....But True !
« Reply #687 on: March 23, 2018, 01:43:41 AM »
Frank Avruch was a big TV personality in Boston when I was growing up, after bozo

Offline Nick B

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Re: Strange....But True !
« Reply #688 on: March 23, 2018, 08:35:56 AM »
Sad news indeed .......
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Re: Strange....But True !
« Reply #689 on: March 25, 2018, 05:49:30 AM »
"Today I didn't even have to use my A.K.
I got to say it was a good day"
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