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tim443 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2 hours ago

Re: OT for Tim

Speaking of Nova Scotia, Pittsburgh Penguins (captained by Halifax native Sid Crosby) beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in game 7 that ended minutes ago and will now meet San Jose Sharks for the Stanley Cup.

Go Penguins.

Tim

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tim443 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2 hours ago

Re: OT for Tim

One day that might be RK...

I should have added her current position "Director and CEO Nova Scotia Human Rights" is a three year secondment to the province by the feds after which in theory she continues with her diplomatic [more]

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tim443 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2 hours ago

Re: OT for Tim

One day that might be RK...

rk (not to be confused with RK)


Silly old warhorse thought he heard boots and saddles being played. }};-D

Ireland is a low level embassy mostly not requiring a professional diplomat. Many [more]

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tim443 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3 hours ago

Re: Bernie protects Big Sugar's assault on t

No, doesn't diet Coke still have the caffeine?

Coke zero doesn't have caffeine while diet coke does.

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tim443 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3 hours ago

Re: Bernie protects Big Sugar's assault on t

FWIW, when I stopped drinking Coke, I tried some of the no calorie stuff. It turns out aspartame gives me instant headache.

CNC



Any chance you were just missing the caffeine?

I can't drink the no caffeine [more]

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tim443 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4 hours ago

Re: OT for Tim

What was the body shop bill total for the most recent time your Volvo was bunted? I was looking at a used car today and the CarFax report says it was in two accidents in Quebec over it's life, with each incident resulting in less than $2,000 [more]

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tim443 posted to the The Great Foolish North board. 4 hours ago

Tories To Settle Old Scores

Well they have lots of time to work on it, should make for some interesting backroom conversations.

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tim443 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 5:56 PM

Re: Self-driving cars? Nobody wants one

More than a decade, now that I think about it. Don't get me wrong: I think they will appear. I just expect it to take more time than Musk thinks. Times four.


Then there is that other little issue.

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tim443 posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:47 PM

SuperBug in US

It came up as one of those ***BREAKING NEWS*** things on CNN.

A thousand jokes come to mind at a moment such as this but probably not a good time as the other breaking news about the campaign has probably got your attention. [more]

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tim443 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:37 PM

Re: OT ACARS shows MS804 on fire before it crash

but they appear to have detected the signal from the wreckage.


Correction, this is an ELT beacon, thought something didn't sound right in the article. Somewhat shocking as these things are supposed to separate during the [more]

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tim443 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:56 PM

Re: OT ACARS shows MS804 on fire before it crash

I don't know if anyone remembers the EqyptAir plane that 'disappeared' last week but they appear to have detected the signal from the wreckage. Of course a Chinese ship claimed to have done that with MH-370 as well until they found out it [more]

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tim443 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:35 AM

Re: Bernie wins another poll

I don't get it. Why is appointing women just for the sake of being women necessarily a good thing?


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tim443 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:50 AM

Re: Clinton should suspend campaign

Our Founders may have been wise to limit the vote to the elite. Now that the rabble has it we can see what they vote for. (Much to the horror of the Party Leadership.)** And I better understand the primary/caucus process where they award delegates [more]

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tim443 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:52 AM

Re: I can't imagine CoE was happy to read th

Maybe what you need is a state religion to which you pay only lip service.


That sounds an awful lot like the Brits to me? }};-D

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tim443 posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:11 AM

Oil breaks above US$50

The US crude futures are now also > $50 ((50.10 AIT).

I have no idea if this will hold, Nigeria is questionable as is Libya. Canuck oil sands will need a couple of weeks minimum to get up to speed.

When asked some months back I [more]

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tim443 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 8:43 AM

Re: Help Wanted for us ole geezers ;)

But I do not have a secret stash of spare parts for any of that stuff. How have they even dealt with the Year 2000 problem?


JD

Don't know about others but my group spent about six months doing little more than [more]

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tim443 posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:31 AM

Why does this sound familiar?

Oh yes, the 1960-90 thingy. The massive spending required for such things actually does spin off advances in other fields but takes away from other areas of the economy. Oh well I must have missed the email where they asked what I thought. With [more]

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tim443 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:47 AM

Re: Lake Mead suffers record-breaking decline

Until it blows up for some reason like a tsunami. There is nothing perfect under he Sun.

That was due to human failure and they certainly are not perfect.

Speaking of not perfect how would your storage solution for solar [more]

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tim443 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:55 PM

Re: Trump's All-White Nostalgia Voters

Something does not add up. One of the latest polls shows Clinton and Trump nearly even (within margin of error), meaning that the comments in the earlier parts of this thread would paint nearly half of the electorate as white male poorly-educated [more]

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tim443 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:45 PM

Re: Why no one likes Hillary

Too bad Michele Obama didn't run. A black woman with smarts, charisma, positive energy. She would've wiped the floor with Donald Trump.

In fact so many smarts she has the good sense to make it very clear she will not [more]

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