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SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS

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#466 Post by OLDGUNNER1 » Sat Oct 26, 2019 10:59 pm

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TRIVIA -- A selfie 15 years ago of my better half and me before I lost 40 pounds. It was a Xmas picture. She is such a good cook. And she and my exwife are the best of friends.

And one of her apple trees that she babies - just today she picked about the 5th bushel from the two.

I seem to be the only one using the Trivia section, huh?

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Re: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS

#467 Post by OLDGUNNER1 » Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:37 pm

TRIVIA - -Why not...https://www.bing.com/images/search?q=re ... &FORM=IGRE

A regular knife maker calls rebar a garbage steel...BUT, there is a grade of rebar that is 1% carbon and 1% is considered an ideal carbon content for a knife blade...and one doesn’t need a full blown forge to make one. Four or five rocks or bricks and a 1 dollar hair dryer from a thrift store is all that is needed. A few years ago a fellow gave me a bunch of the scrap one and two foot ends of the 1%. But the new 16 foot bar is only less than 10 dollars. Nice looking handles can be put on them.

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Re: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS

#468 Post by OLDGUNNER1 » Fri Nov 01, 2019 2:14 pm

NON TRIVIAL TRIVIA STUPIDITY --

Stupidity is here to stay, we can’t get away from it. It’s here, it’s there, it’s everywhere. One could write forever of it in every area of life. Just this morning I was reminded of this on the news...We are to set our clocks back an hour this Sunday. Yes, there are some that think that this ‘Day light Savings Time’ is a proper way to go, but I think that the majority of the people do not agree and so why do we do it? I can think of only one reason, stupidity. I think that there is enough of this to go around, starting with the people...we sell our souls to elected people to do the right things for us. The media wants us to think that Quid Pro Quo is a bad thing, I think that the news media is just another unfortunate result of the general planned ‘Dumbing Down’ of the people’. The whole essence of life is Quid Pro Quo, everything, EVERYTHING, “I will do something for you if you do something for me.” “I will pay you or do something for you, if you do something for me.” Even if some think that they are doing something out of generosity, this will just be a matter of one fooling another.

A example of this is the US and its foreign aid to other countries... it is all Quid Pro Quo. Most of our foreign aid has the stipulation that we will get back something for it. Now just how well this is watched and controlled is often overlooked...what the heck, it is not our money, so what if some of it ends up in peoples personal foreign bank accounts. We are just concerned with how much we can syphon off for ’ourselves’.

One of the primary stipulations in our foreign aid to other countries is that all of the money shall be spent on products and services that ‘we will provide’. This is a way of taking our tax payer’s money and letting it get into the pockets of our ‘Big businesses’. Big Business’s lobbyist’s money is ‘BiG’, and effective.

This I saw on the news this morning...it looked like a residential street with a curve. I don’t know how it was caught on a camera. But an oncoming car was driving in the middle of the street on this curve as a bicycle rider was approaching from the opposite direction also riding in the middle of the street, they couldn’t have collided more directly than they did. My immediate thought was of Charles Darwin and his thoughts on the ‘Survival of the fittest’. I shudder when I see bicyclists riding in traffic that think that they have their ‘rights’, when sooner or later they will have their real ‘Rites’.

I have often thought that there should be a ‘High School’ class called ‘Common Sense’ or ‘Logic’.

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#469 Post by OLDGUNNER1 » Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:33 am

JUST MORE TRIVIA...
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Quartzsite, Arizona...once a year they have this Flea Market. We were there one time with our RV and it was said that there were one million RV’s there at that time. A million of anything is a bunch.

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Re: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS

#470 Post by OLDGUNNER1 » Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:01 am

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RAMBLING TRIVIA - A sweet little girl...
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#471 Post by OLDGUNNER1 » Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:44 am

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TRIVIA - Remember when I mentioned this? It took them a long time to change it. The town of Hope, Arizona. As I say about the school systems.

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#472 Post by OLDGUNNER1 » Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:52 am

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TRIVIA - We have heard jokes about one killing their wives this way - maybe he did it just this way. After fourteen it may have worked. That is I on the far right.

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#473 Post by OLDGUNNER1 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:40 am

TRIVIA - I am getting more than ten years out of my watch battery. I checked it at ten years and it had about the voltage of a new cell and here it is about thirteen years old. It is a TIMEX with the built in dial light with the large sized battery...but...I don't use the light.

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#474 Post by OLDGUNNER1 » Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:13 pm

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CURRENT TRIVIA -

Mexico travel...this is the last time that I have been to Mexico...Mazatlan a couple of times and I didn't really feel at ease then, early 80's, and I haven't been back since. One time I was there during Spring Break and went out on a fishing boat with two younger girls and after they saw me land the first one, they didn't want to try so I landed the three. One didn't get into the picture. It was one fish per person. The other one was a Dolphin Fish - we had it for dinner that night at the hotel.

I could say that of all the places that I have been, Mexico would be the one place that I would not care to revisit.

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