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Re: Frostbite Falls Daily Rant
« Reply #1560 on: August 03, 2017, 04:51:09 PM »
I have nothing to apologize for.  I merely stated my opinion that you can't live with predators on your property.

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He's always right and he never lies. Just ask him.

So you ALSO would let PYTHONS slither around your digs?   :o

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It's seasonal for Christ's sake.....

Kinda' like tolerating grumpy old mean farts from Ak. all winter, wanting there frickin' discount & holding up the line
cause their so crippled & senile they can't operate a god damn credit card machine in the grocery store.

How ya' like them apples  :icon_mrgreen:

So you ALSO would let PYTHONS slither around your digs during "season"?   :o

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Re: Frostbite Falls Daily Rant
« Reply #1561 on: August 03, 2017, 05:01:07 PM »
Is there wild life in your town ?
Oh, let the sun beat down upon my face
And stars fill my dream
Iím a traveler of both time and space
To be where I have been
To sit with elders of the gentle race
This world has seldom seen
They talk of days for which they sit and wait
All will be revealed

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Snake Aversion
« Reply #1562 on: August 03, 2017, 05:15:32 PM »
Hey doomers, do you want to hear a lot of academic mumbo jumbo about why we don't like snakes or spiders much?   

I'm glad you are interested.  ;D The short "answer" is because we are a bunch of monkeys. Also, enjoy the "evolution" word strategically placed here and there to "support" the reasoning.  ;)

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Studies have shown that virtually all monkey species show a fear of snakes in the wild, while most monkeys in captivity do not. However, this does not address the issue of predisposition.

Most humans are not born afraid of snakes, but they are much more likely to become afraid of them than they are to become afraid of most other kinds of animals.

The question is, do other primates show a predisposition toward fearing snakes or spiders?

Don't forget to buy this highly evolved book, even if I think the scientist is trying to make a monkey out of ya!

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Re: Frostbite Falls Daily Rant
« Reply #1563 on: August 03, 2017, 05:28:29 PM »
Is there wild life in your town ?

Of course there is Wildlife.  This is fucking ALASKA!

I would not however share my digs with a Bear.  I would shoot it with a .50 Cal Smith & Wesson.

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Diner DB Vomits Up Blasts From the Past...AGAIN
« Reply #1564 on: August 04, 2017, 02:59:10 AM »
We got another treat to old posting from the Diner database again tonight.

I find it interesting that these upchucks are almost always from Diners who are no longer active. ???  :icon_scratch:

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MOAR Blasts from the Past
« Reply #1565 on: August 05, 2017, 01:00:20 AM »
The database has been upchucking a lot of old posting today.

I am leaving them up for Diner Entertainment.  It's like watching reruns of old TV Shows.  :icon_sunny:

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Re: MOAR Blasts from the Past
« Reply #1566 on: August 05, 2017, 06:29:23 AM »
The database has been upchucking a lot of old posting today.

I am leaving them up for Diner Entertainment.  It's like watching reruns of old TV Shows.  :icon_sunny:

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What's going on with that anyways?  It's just happening automatically?  Is it some kind of bug? 

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Re: MOAR Blasts from the Past
« Reply #1567 on: August 05, 2017, 09:03:20 AM »
The database has been upchucking a lot of old posting today.

I am leaving them up for Diner Entertainment.  It's like watching reruns of old TV Shows.  :icon_sunny:
What's going on with that anyways?  It's just happening automatically?  Is it some kind of bug?
Yeah, any drafts that were never posted will randomly get submitted.
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The Doomer from Nantucket
« Reply #1568 on: October 09, 2017, 05:37:46 AM »

There once was a Doomer from Nantucket
Who ordered Mountain House Foods by the Bucket
He had Gold in his Vault
and he quoted John Gault
But when Peak Oil hit there was no Diesel to Truck It

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FIRST SNOW 2017!
« Reply #1569 on: October 17, 2017, 11:19:11 AM »
We are currently getting our first snowfall in the Mat Valley for 2017.  This is the earliest it has come in quite a few years by my recollection.  It's still quite light at the moment, I don't know how much accumulation we might get.

Both Spring and Summer here this year were extraordinarily wet with a lot of precipitation.  If this trend holds true through Winter, the Plowboys will have a LOT of work to do this winter!  We had one winter here early on when I first moved here where there were just MOUNTAINS of snow in the parking lots and driving around was like driving through the Grand Canyon.

I am not looking forward to having to clear my uncovered car from snowfall, big pain in the ass.  However, at least once I dispose of the Mazda it is only one car without a roof over its head, not too bad.

Mostly I like the snow better than all the rain.  When I go outside for a smoke, the flakes are easily wiped off and I don't get wet.  With lots of rain i have to gear up for going outside with a rainproof jacket and hat and something over my legs while I sit in my seat on the porch for the smoke.

As annoying as snow can be in terms of getting around every day, it still is very beautiful, especially right at the beginning of Winter before you get totally sick of it.  All that Pure White decorating the landscape really makes it seem like ALASKA!  :icon_sunny:

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The Great Tombstone Adventure
« Reply #1570 on: November 03, 2017, 02:23:56 PM »
Two weeks from today I am due to fly to Seattle for Thanksgiving Week.  Mrs. Dog invited me to come down when I visited with them after the TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE SUN☼ Adventure.

I got the idea that to have a SUN☼ Mission for this adventure I should provide food for the homeless, so I made all these plans to cook up SNAP Card Gourmet recipes and pack them in lunch bags to deliver to street people instead of giving them money, which probably would be spent on drugs.  That was around 2 months ago, and at the time I was feeling better than usual and up for this task.  Unfortunately, the last month has seen another downturn, and now I feel like I will be lucky if I can get my crippled ass on the plane.  So this project is being scaled back and now I'll probably just make some sandwiches to hand out on the Sunday before Thanksgiving.

During the week though I have another project, which is to meet with the Monument people I contracted with to build my Tombstone.  I wanna meet both with the salesman who works up the prices as well as the designer who puts the rocks together and does the CAD drawings.  Also want to see in person samples of the different granite colors they have available, there are 20 in their list.

I have been through numerous design iterations and revisions on this thing over the last 2 months, it's one of the main things keeping me bizzy besides doing archiving of the Diner for my Time Capsules.  I have finally (I think) settled on the final design, assuming it can be put together in the Tacoma shop.  Price also factors in, if it's too outrageously expensive I'll have to redesign and scale back.

I also decided on a traditional funeral & burial rather than a cremation.  For this, I had to also buy a concrete vault for my casket and corpse, which is good because I can drop more stuff into this vault, like a larger amount of material stored on vacuum sealed acid-free paper.   I'll still be putting the capsules into the stones also though.  Backup!  lol.

For the Casket, I am going with a fairly simple Bamboo one like this 6-Pointer:


You guys better show up for the Funeral!!!  Otherwise nobody will be there except my sister, nephew and Brian.  I promise a great spread of food, I'll leave a menu for the buffet in my Will for that.  Nova Salmon, Caviar, Maryland Crab Cakes, Salmon Dip, Alaska King Crab, Prime Rib, Smoked Baby Back Ribs,Honey Baked Ham, Rack of Lamb, Greek Tomato-Olive-Feta Salad, Wild Mushroom Soup.  Put in your requests for appetizers, main dishes and deserts and I'll add them to the list.

OK, now back to working on staying alive for another month.  ::)

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