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re: Golf Cart riding in neighborhood; exclusive White People pastime? - real turf fan
Refurbished golf carts are significantly cheaper than similar golf carts new, ATVs, and the John Deer four wheelers that can handle heavier pulling. The convenience of easily recharged electric engines is coupled with not having to worry about internal combustion engines. We are out in the c...
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re: Question for 40+ year old posters (Warning: Not China Flu related) - real turf fan
Bifocals. Changes in your hair that you can't see, but your barber can: including thinning, texture changes, sideburns changing texture. Moles and skin ticks. Women hitting perimenopause and then.... Less patience with stupid questions from people who should know better. Some childho...
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re: So now the CDC wants us to wear a mask - real turf fan
Somebody on the north east side of Atlanta needs to sit in a car next to the main entrance to the CDC mini-city and photograph and record the faces there with and without masks. Please....
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re: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL PANDEMIC*** - real turf fan
The Austrian Ski Resort that messed up Europe[link=(https://www.spiegel.de/international/world/ischgl-austria-a-corona-hotspot-in-the-alps-spread-virus-across-europe-a-32b17b76-14df-4f37-bfcf-39d2ceee92ec)]LINK[/link] including how some of the sophisticated (hah!) warning systems ignored the problem...
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re: Any Rock/Gem/Mineral nerds out there? - real turf fan
More questions: Run your fingernail over it, if you leave a mark, it's graphite. If not : Could you lift it easily? If yes, probably lava (the cooling cracks as the lava surface cools first before the interior) Basalt from massive flows (cf. Idaho and the Snake River) would be a lot heavie...
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re: WTF engineer derails train in attempt to ram USNS Mercy - real turf fan
Here's a working link to the NBC version.[link=(https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/feds-charge-man-who-intentionally-derailed-train-near-usns-mercy-n1174461)]LINK[/link] Another, slightly different from ABC[link=(https://abc7.com/usns-mercy-coronavirus-train-crash-derailment/6069395/)]LINK[/lin...
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re: What besides NOLA is a tourist attraction in Louisiana? - real turf fan
Jean LaFitte National Park, for the walks through the different swamp environments, esp. if the iris are in bloom. A car ferry ride across the Mississippi. The huge and now unused lock at Placquemine.[link=(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plaquemine_Lock_State_Historic_Site)]LINK[/link] Ft. J...
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re: Houston Board- Question about old tv news guy who did restaurant inspection reports - real turf fan
[link=(https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/houstonchronicle/obituary.aspx?n=marvin-harold-zindler&pid=91766236)]His obituary includes his having been a Marine and his time with the Sheriff's Cepartment.[/link] The Harris County Sheriff was one of his pall bearers. and (from the San Francisco Chr...
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re: Houston Board- Question about old tv news guy who did restaurant inspection reports - real turf fan
RIP Wonder if they buried his (alleged) collection of throw down roaches with him?...
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re: Ohio woman charged for buying non essential items - real turf fan
HTH do you argue you didn't know there was a cactus in your purse?...
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Little known Saint Corona, patron saint of epidemics, maybe - real turf fan
Maybe it's the greenish look to her face. Maybe it's just too ironic. [img]https://news.artnet.com/app/news-upload/2020/03/Santa_Corona-e1585307022568-350x1024.jpg[/img] Aachen Cathedral had plans to exhibit the image and other relics as part of a goldsmithery exhibit this summer. [quote]Wo...
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re: Virginia Gov. issues stay at home order until June 10 - real turf fan
Tomorrow begins the start of my forth week of not leaving our property. I've been just fine until I read the OP thread headline. Damnation, that hit me like a ton of bricks (followed by a stream of anti-VA-gov invective. Whoever is advising that measly peckerwood on human reactions to gubme...
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re: Some good news out of Washington State.Deaths way down - real turf fan
The Washington state Chorale group is now said to have had a (still unidentified) superspreader. [link=(https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8167369/Chorister-super-spreader-passed-virus-45-60-people-Washington-singing-practice.html)]LINK[/link] A Chorale of 121 folks; sixty got together,...
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re: Anybody know somebody who watches Fox News or CNN all day? - real turf fan
I have one neighbor who admitted she can't seem to turn it off. And it bothers her. We talked it over, and I suggested she avoid all news for one day, not even talk about Corona. Get out cookbooks and find something she's always wanted to make. Use Project Gutenberg to read a book she remem...
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Cute 4 year old Vadie and her red hound Lucy found after two days 'lost' in woods - real turf fan
[img]https://www.al.com/resizer/oJA-mTWFtum_jMZm1ImG8OT-gVI=/700x394/smart/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-advancelocal.s3.amazonaws.com/public/IXN5SRFFPFGQ3DVWJWQT6JEEO4.JPG[/img] Her parents and the rest of the community thought she was lost, I'd bet she was just out with her dog on a great spring day...
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One Italian town eradicated its Coronavirus in 14 days. - real turf fan
Population 3,300 Site of first Italian death from Coronavirus Time it took to eradicate 2 weeks Method: tested everybody in town strict quarantine included asymptomatic folks who tested positive. only ingress into town approved by district govt (food and everything else) [link...
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re: Grocery stores? Really? - real turf fan
After reading this, I have this unnatural urge to get the spray bottle of bleach and water and hit my mouse and keyboard....
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re: Study: COVID-19 Impacts Men, Women More Than All Other Genders Combined - real turf fan
I'm afraid Robert, a patriot, left out Identifying as a velociraptor...
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re: Hoda Kotbe - just lost it after speaking with Brees - real turf fan
When Hoda did the early morning news in NOLA, she rented near our place. Every morning around 10am, at least two hours after the news ended, she get back to her apartment after time at the gym. Every day. She worked hard at her craft and keeping her self in the body size that the media would hire...
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re: how much has this quarantine crap messed up your sleep cycle ? - real turf fan
I get up earlier so I can enjoy the sunrises....
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