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      Poll: Sweet! I'm a "good guy" :D Does that come...

      Sweet! I'm a "good guy" :D

      Does that come with a ribbon or plaque?

      kaNUK

      PS - this post is brought to you by Balvenie, pain meds and may be deleted shortly
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      Poll: From the "other side of the fence" :wave: I...

      From the "other side of the fence" :wave:

      I teach basic mathematics, stats and introductory physics. Text books are the biggest racket in education, and there is some competition for that title. ...
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      https://www.cbs.com/thumbnails/videos/w640/CBS_Production_Entertainment_VMS/2014/07/15/305414723664/ent_extant_epk_071114_356465_640x360.jpg
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      Well isn't this $hit timely! I've broken a tooth...

      Well isn't this $hit timely! I've broken a tooth off at the gum line, in a spot where a bridge won't work. The only viable option is an implant ...which will cost me $4000+ (!). Yes, I have great...
    5. Bunches o kids up in here. I'll add myself to...

      Bunches o kids up in here. I'll add myself to the geezer section.

      http://graphic-server.com/cgi-bin/backissues.cgi?full/NAGE196608.JPG

      Apparently it was a month of pillage, and it looks like...
    6. Yes, either a rad replacement or a bypass of the...

      Yes, either a rad replacement or a bypass of the transmission cooler inside the rad will prevent the issue. I bought an '06 with 50k miles on it two years ago. It was a trade in at a dealer. I...
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      LULZ wat? Horizontal velocity does take extra...

      LULZ wat? Horizontal velocity does take extra energy, but without it you would indeed be a crater real quick-like. Related CSB: The astronauts in the space station are NOT experiencing zero...
    8. I have driven the Tiguan, and a few others in the...

      I have driven the Tiguan, and a few others in the segment. I'm not sure if it is better than the other contenders but I guarantee the dealership* will make up for any shortcomings. We bought our 06...
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      LOL. Sounds satisfying. I would probably ease...

      LOL. Sounds satisfying. I would probably ease off the gas and make a big production of waving her in, maybe even apologize? I'm too old for high blood pressure.

      kaNUK
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      Yup, two of them. The oldest is 12 and...

      Yup, two of them.

      The oldest is 12 and provincial XC ski champion for his age group. My wife and I are also into endurance sports, so they grew up on skis "and don't know any better". Keeping it...
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      One of my students (college) decided to bring a...

      One of my students (college) decided to bring a knife to class yesterday. To "cut through the racism" :banghead:
      Then he started hearing voices. They were taunting him and calling him an...
    12. Conditions Update

      Just spent last weekend in the bush West of Kenora: Water levels throughout the region (North of the border) are very high. Temperatures are slightly below normal, with lakes much colder than...
    13. Your Travelguide

      I'll write you a travel guide (the brisket doesn't need attention for a bit). I've paddled quite a bit in Quetico and live 1.5 hours away.



      Your call. If you are relying on one canoe and have...
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      Nice trout! With a 3 weight those little guys...

      Nice trout!
      With a 3 weight those little guys are entertaining :thumbup:

      Tie your own flies ...start simple and watch LOTS of youtube vids while practicing. My sons (9 & 12) and I have tied...
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      Seconding that Rio Santo comment^ I just...

      Seconding that Rio Santo comment^

      I just bought a 9' 6wt 4 piece which casts very nicely. I't a bit "much" for small streams but the 4 weight should be perfect. I would classify it as...
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      Flashy reel makes fish look drab, lol (not...

      Flashy reel makes fish look drab, lol (not "reelly"...I'm just jealous of both). I screwed up my almost 50 year old back, missing out on the steelies. Apparently no big loss this year as the run...
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      Um yeah... Struggling students don't need things...

      Um yeah... Struggling students don't need things like extracurricular activities to increase their interest in school. And those who don't have the intellectual tools to master the material should...
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      Geezer problems...

      I'll be 48 this year, 5'11" and 175 lbs this morning. I've been cross-country skiing, cycling and running (off and on competitively) since my early teens. My ideal race weight is about 160. My...
    19. Speaking of classroom, this will be grumpy old me...

      Speaking of classroom, this will be grumpy old me at exam time:

      "Please leave your backpacks at the front of the room, remove ball caps, no labelled water bottles. (Google it: You can reprint the...
    20. I was thinking Halflife? ...

      I was thinking Halflife?

      http://fc03.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2012/313/9/3/headcrab___half_life_2_by_job-d5kfvm3.jpg

      There is a local store which sells gator. Think I may have to try it. Any...
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