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  1. 1. I have never understood the logic in using...

    1. I have never understood the logic in using old or ancient diets to guide us today. The life expectancy was so much lower then. You could probably have eaten about anything and lived long enough...
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    I have a daughter who will be 27 this year. She...

    I have a daughter who will be 27 this year. She absolutely takes for granted many of the improvements that have been achieved in the last few decades. From her perspective, there are not so many...
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    You are in college. Part of the assignment is...

    You are in college. Part of the assignment is figuring out what you think you need to do. Quit asking for help and do the assignment.
  4. Here's a scenario: this interaction seems so...

    Here's a scenario: this interaction seems so pointed that you imagine the guy has something specific against you. You see him the next day and observe that for all intents and purposes, he doesn't...
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    If he tends to tell your husband he needs to...

    If he tends to tell your husband he needs to change his behavior rather than coming back with criticisms of you, I don't see how you could think this is a problem.
    At any rate, Bob is clearly part...
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    Their relationship is older than yours. They...

    Their relationship is older than yours. They were working on things that didn't have to do with you (I presume). Just because you came along doesn't mean that the therapist now also has you as a...
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    I think what you find is that instead of a list...

    I think what you find is that instead of a list of events associated with dates, history is about people and what they did. That's what makes it interesting. One book that I think of right away is...
  8. Thread: Bed Bugs

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    We brought them home from a vacation several...

    We brought them home from a vacation several years ago. Others have described about the same things we did. Being in an apartment makes it worse, though. It may not be the right time of year, but...
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    It has always been hard to compare people and...

    It has always been hard to compare people and mice with respect to metabolism of xenobiotics. But another thing here that may make it even harder is that mice probably have 3 generations in less...
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    These ideas come up all the time, fostered by...

    These ideas come up all the time, fostered by people who have the idea that no compromise is permissible, so they must be allowed to subdivide and subdivide until everyone in their designated region...
  11. My impression of Galveston is that it's not...

    My impression of Galveston is that it's not thought of as a beach destination, really. Further south is more likely.
    Depending on what your family likes to do--we were on Sanibel Island, FLA a...
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    Dexter probably couldn't have ended up with a...

    Dexter probably couldn't have ended up with a happy life. but the lumberjack thing seemed like an idea out of left field. The comparison with Breaking Bad is apt. Those guys would have planted a...
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    Well this is interesting. I had never used...

    Well this is interesting. I had never used anything except FTD florists until last week, when I responded to advertising and called 1-800 flowers to get my wife some roses for Valentine's Day. We...
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    This was some years ago, my first week on a new...

    This was some years ago, my first week on a new job. I should have realized that a bathroom in an office building that had a plunger already in it was not a good sign. Plugged that sucker up good...
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    this thread has morphed in an interesting way...

    this thread has morphed in an interesting way from the original post. I am a solid supporter of education and funding public schools. I am glad that my daughter is done with college and that our...
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    it doesn't matter what you think about the...

    it doesn't matter what you think about the relationship. The university will in all likelihood consider it a legal landmine and want something done about it.
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    They were poor before they were Republican, they...

    They were poor before they were Republican, they are still poor. White voters switched parties a generation or so ago to avoid the Democratic support for civil rights. In some ways, the...
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    I feel for the people who keep bringing up their...

    I feel for the people who keep bringing up their list of presidential offenses. You can almost hear their strident tone from the monitor. Now perhaps they will understand the frustration that so many...
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    Older visitors get some consideration. Others...

    Older visitors get some consideration. Others have to deal with things as they are.
    Give the old folks a break.
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    There does not seem to be a politician in a...

    There does not seem to be a politician in a prominent position who does not have something ugly associated with them. Perhaps the best indication of their character is how they deal with it after...
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    Barry Lyndon was a box office bomb at the time. ...

    Barry Lyndon was a box office bomb at the time. big budget, small audience. some critics loved it.
    just saw another
    The Station Agent
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    seconds to Blood Simple and Let the Right one In...

    seconds to Blood Simple and Let the Right one In
    The Year of Living Dangerously
    Where's Papa?
    The Return of Martin Guerre
    Days of Heaven (had to put that in for my wife)
    Raise the Red Lantern...
  23. yes it does matter--you could kill your probiotic...

    yes it does matter--you could kill your probiotic if you do it in the wrong way. not harmful, I don't think--you'd just be wasting all the money you spent on the probiotic.
    my wife is the...
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    gabby.gator, you are exactly correct and it...

    gabby.gator, you are exactly correct and it almost never happens unless someone is there to direct traffic. alternate merge. both lanes fill up and people take turns going into the single lane. I...
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    No it's not the fault of schools. We've seen the...

    No it's not the fault of schools.
    We've seen the comparative religion idea run into trouble when parents decide they don't want their kids visiting a mosque because it's pushing Islam to do it. ...
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