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    I thought fiber was a buried land line. Explain,...

    I thought fiber was a buried land line. Explain, please.

    New NYTimes story on the FCC and regulating the internet....
  2. You have a rare mare there with that pedigree,...

    You have a rare mare there with that pedigree, and I would agree that her lines could do with preserving.

    Formula One has some very, very well proven lines for UL eventing. That's one reason...
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    That's great for hurricane country and tornado...

    That's great for hurricane country and tornado alleys--not. Buried landlines are much more reliable than wireless IMO.
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    So you think poorer neighborhoods don't deserve...

    So you think poorer neighborhoods don't deserve as good utility services as richer ones?
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    One important thing is how reliable your...

    One important thing is how reliable your electrical power is. Numerous surges or overage power can kill anything electronic/computer in a hurry. Now if you already have a whole house surge...
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    If she goes into federal court, god help all of...

    If she goes into federal court, god help all of us. It's always been a legal civil rights practice to pick your battles, and hers isn't a good one for preserving freedom.

    Apparently a Maine judge...
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    Hof Sosrath (sp?)

    I'm on their email list because I sent them a copy of some breeding work that I did for the last Olympics.

    They do some amazing things for their clients. For instance, they are planning both a...
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    https://www.lehmans.com/p-3046-home-queen-wringer-...

    https://www.lehmans.com/p-3046-home-queen-wringer-washers.aspx
    Made in Saudi Arabia no less.

    https://www.lehmans.com/p-522-ultra-light-double-rinse-tubs.aspx
    and ...
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    The reluctance of private companies to expand...

    The reluctance of private companies to expand their infra-structure to rural and semi-rural areas is why the New Deal created the REAs to provide electric power and why the FCC and the states all had...
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    As long as companies have captive markets, they...

    As long as companies have captive markets, they aren't going to invest in expensive infra-structure improvements. The worst thing that ever happened here was when AT&T (formerly Southwestern Bell)...
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    US--Slow and expensive internet access

    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/31/upshot/why-the-us-has-fallen-behind-in-internet-speed-and-affordability.html?hpw&rref=technology&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=well-region&region=bottom-well&WT...
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    FWIW, all the top loading Speed Queens are only...

    FWIW, all the top loading Speed Queens are only 3.3 cubic feet which isn't big enough for really bulky items.

    I'd go to AJMadison.com or some other website and take a look and compare lots of...
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    Silver Charm retires to Old Friends

    http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/88371/silver-charm-pensioned-returning-to-kentucky

    So cool.
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    And those reasons are?

    And those reasons are?
  15. One thing I've noticed over the years is that...

    One thing I've noticed over the years is that when government decided to regulate something, prices usually shoot up because the providers realize that they can increase prices and blame the new...
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    India has isolation units at the airports and was...

    India has isolation units at the airports and was requiring people to go into them.

    Did you read the whole article or are you just being snarky?
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    Why?

    Why?
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    What India is doing--or was in August....

    What India is doing--or was in August.
    http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Ebola-scare-116-people-arrive-from-worst-affected-Liberia-in-Delhi-and-Mumbai/articleshow/40960259.cms
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    They could treat as many ebola patients as they...

    They could treat as many ebola patients as they want to for as long as they want to, but before returning to the US they would have to have 21 days without contact with ebola patients. They could do...
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    Personally, I support a 21 day quarantine in West...

    Personally, I support a 21 day quarantine in West Africa for people who have treated symptomatic ebola patients. They wouldn't necessarily need to be isolated there, but they couldn't come until 21...
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    According to the NYTimes, the tent was set up...

    According to the NYTimes, the tent was set up inside an annex to the hospital. I've camped out in worse conditions.
  22. Seems to me that one thing that is needed is a...

    Seems to me that one thing that is needed is a LIST of what obstacles are appropriate for each leave and what obstacles should be introduced at each level. For that matter, there could also be a...
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    Whether the guidelines for BN,N, and T do create...

    Whether the guidelines for BN,N, and T do create a genuine corner, the fact that the USEA would use that terminology when corners are supposed to be introduced at Prelim shows just what respect TPTB...
  24. To my eyes, given the language of the Appendix...

    To my eyes, given the language of the Appendix and what's to be introduced at each level, the Guidelines clearly violate the Appendix in the 2014 rules.

    See my post in the Inappropriate Questions...
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    An interesting exercise is to go back to USEA's...

    An interesting exercise is to go back to USEA's website and its rules on the Wayback Machine and see how things have changed. For instance, in 2004 BN didn't exist. Here's the general description...
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