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    1. That's begining to die down in favor of the "too...

      That's begining to die down in favor of the "too small of a badge on the new Escalade" or the "it still uses a column shifter" complaints.
    2. Yeah, the Midwest isn't exposed to hurricanes,...

      Yeah, the Midwest isn't exposed to hurricanes, but hail, flood and tornados are all there.

      Cat bonds are really for the mega players. Most companies will buy some form of Excess or quota share....
    3. Companies reinsure for a variety of reasons, and...

      Companies reinsure for a variety of reasons, and not just on high risk stuff. They may want to lower volatility, they may want increased capacity (certain structures allow them to write more...
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      They may not have touched on it much in the...

      They may not have touched on it much in the movie, but his dad not being human is part of his backstory in the comics.
    5. What if the kid was standing behind a screen...

      What if the kid was standing behind a screen door? :P
    6. Does a threat count as immediate danger? If not,...

      Does a threat count as immediate danger? If not, why not call authorities? I'm pretty sure that if the campus police were alerted that close to Columbine they would've been all over it.

      And...
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      That problem would affect every non-basic...

      That problem would affect every non-basic thermostat.

      As for turning itself off when you are home...most people put them in hallways or wherever their current thermostat is. I've never come...
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      I've had one for a little over a month. Here are...

      I've had one for a little over a month. Here are my short term impressions.

      The house we bought in June had a non-programmable thermostat. The house was twice the size, had central air, over...
    9. Read the thread title.

      Read the thread title.
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      Honestly a lot of it is their personality. They...

      Honestly a lot of it is their personality. They are these muscular "scary" dogs that often turn out to be the most affectionate loyal dogs out there. I grew up with a ton of pets, and since I've...
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      Saw it in 3D last night and really enjoyed it. ...

      Saw it in 3D last night and really enjoyed it. Definitely one of the better Marvel movies.
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      If you are dealing with 75 minute commutes home,...

      If you are dealing with 75 minute commutes home, are considering new, and already have your toy/fun/weekend car, I'd buy the cheapest overall option that qualifies for the HOV lane.
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      Based on the picture and the fact they say a 90...

      Based on the picture and the fact they say a 90 lb mixed breed, it doesn't really seem fair to say it's a pit.
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      Made my first batch of strawberry-rhubarb jam...

      Made my first batch of strawberry-rhubarb jam last weekend. Picked the rhubarb from the yard, added a few pounds of strawberries, pectin and sugar, then cooked it down in an enameled dutch oven.
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    15. Dexter and Lost I heard both were supposed to...

      Dexter and Lost

      I heard both were supposed to be a season shorter than they were, but executives talked them into extending a season. As a result, both final seasns sucked because they had to...
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      Fair enough. But we're not shooting guns...

      Fair enough.

      But we're not shooting guns just for protection...it's just something we do. All I was trying to do in my first post was show a more relevant example than eggs/salmonella. Eating...
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      The presence of bush meat in the mouths of...

      The presence of bush meat in the mouths of starving citizens can be argued to prevent starvation, another extreme outcome.

      Both are a risk/reward scenario...we just happen to be exposed to one of...
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      So would it be like me telling you the...

      So would it be like me telling you the statistical probability of being being caught in a shooting rampage is negligible, but the outcome is extreme so we should really stop allowing so many guns in...
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      Jasper Beardly is way too underappreciated.

      Jasper Beardly is way too underappreciated.
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      Friends with a cleaning lady huh?

      Friends with a cleaning lady huh?
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