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  1. Thanks furlong47. I found the info., looks like...

    Thanks furlong47. I found the info., looks like he RNA'd at Keeneland last year, which I totally missed.
  2. Did Bobby Flay breed this colt? He bought My...

    Did Bobby Flay breed this colt? He bought My White Corvette after Stardom Bound's 5 contiguous GI wins.
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    I would hate for Appsolute et al to feel like...

    I would hate for Appsolute et al to feel like lonely participants in the juvenilization of 'Murica, so we celebrate by doing the Thriller dance through the streets on Halloween. It is awesome.
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    As I mentioned before, "Guns, Germs, and Steel"...

    As I mentioned before, "Guns, Germs, and Steel" examines exactly your questions on evolution and migration. It will make you think (and realize fallacies in assumptions we all tend to make). Well...
  5. Thread: Africa issues

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    We are all people! Dammit, why is that so hard...

    We are all people! Dammit, why is that so hard to understand? Quit using pejoratives to refer to people. You need to upgrade the "polite company" you keep.
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    Whoa, to say that I said everyone is genetically...

    Whoa, to say that I said everyone is genetically the same is false. Of course there is variation- hybrid vigor allows species to survive. I said we are all people and violence is not caused by...
  7. Thread: Africa issues

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    La Gringa, you are trying to rationalize why some...

    La Gringa, you are trying to rationalize why some people appear to you to be more violent than others. There is no genetic component – we are all the same people, but rather it's all about the Haves...
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    So many of us have insecure friends and...

    So many of us have insecure friends and relatives. Gotcha. I think you are the one who is insecure.
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    What the hell is your point? Condensed to one,...

    What the hell is your point? Condensed to one, maximum three sentences please.
  10. Bristol Bay - that is a really great story,...

    Bristol Bay - that is a really great story, thanks! It reads like a movie plot.

    janedoe - do it, I can't think of a single reason not to.
  11. Dear cat: Why must you take your morning...

    Dear cat: Why must you take your morning constitutional while I am in the shower? I appreciate that you recognize the perfect storm of your organic deposit + humidity + my incapacitation. You even...
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    I'm in. My PM inbox is in rigor mortis, and also...

    I'm in. My PM inbox is in rigor mortis, and also have never been chastised by the Mods. Oliverreed- you are not boring, lack of PMs just means you are reasonable and unlikely to attract drama. You...
  13. Oh Bluey, Ernesto Nazareth is another fun fave...

    Oh Bluey, Ernesto Nazareth is another fun fave and Brejeiro has a special place in my soul. You got any other Latin tango composers? (besides Lecuona- Malaguena injured me pride once long ago and...
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    Fred- go see Kinky Boots for sure. It's...

    Fred- go see Kinky Boots for sure. It's hilarious and satirical, and did I mention hilarious.

    As a pit rat, Little Shop of Horrors is my favourite. We had a hot little band and the score was...
  15. Right you are. That is just gorgeous.

    Right you are. That is just gorgeous.
  16. hmmm ... Clair de lune is by Debussy and not...

    hmmm ... Clair de lune is by Debussy and not Faure (Am I missing something here?)

    Jhein- I also play and Latin tangos are a current obsession- fun as all get out! Currently playing through the...
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    Fred, that is hysterical!

    Fred, that is hysterical!
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    What type of parasite do you have?

    What type of parasite do you have?
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    Where is the manger type? I dunno, why is the...

    Where is the manger type? I dunno, why is the fun? How does it all mean?
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    I am in a bar band (so yeah) and you need to...

    I am in a bar band (so yeah) and you need to learn how to flip that situation around and control it. It's a powerful skill. Doesn't matter what you're wearing or how drunk and offensive they are. ...
  21. Thread: Your Job?

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    I am the Director of a research department with a...

    I am the Director of a research department with a BA in Molecular Biology. I think a bachelor's degree is important to have on a resume for most professional jobs, but there are many jobs for which...
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    Dr. Fager. The caller speechless, then: "Oh my...

    Dr. Fager. The caller speechless, then: "Oh my god! Now that's a racehorse"

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wVBNbmcaAE

    Dr. Fager was Champion Sprint, Champion Turf, Champion Male, Champion...
  23. Music instrument stores used to have signs...

    Music instrument stores used to have signs requesting "Do Not Play Stairway To Heaven" to protect the staff's sanity :)

    Eagles songs are great when not performed by some smarmy Eagle. They have...
  24. Thanks again for sharing your experiences and I...

    Thanks again for sharing your experiences and I dig learning about what you ride and why. I hope others share, as well.

    Ubiquitous parts are an important factor, we all know motorcycles can be...
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    A family gathering at relatives' place and they...

    A family gathering at relatives' place and they don't have indoor plumbing. We installed a speaker and primitive PA in the outhouse under the seat. Yes, this is how we roll. Anyway, when someone...
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