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We have a WOPET auto-feeder that works on AC or DC. It's not hard to program and delivers the goods reliably as long as you fill it up. It sat in the closet for ages, but now that we have it set up, I really like it. You can always open the lid and feed off schedule.

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KUDOS to the UPS drivers and the other drivers for the other companies out there.

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I haven't been following this super closely, but does this affect the loaders also? The son of a friend of mine plans to go back to work there (he took some time off to go to school, get married, and become a dad) so I'm wondering if he'll get a raise also.

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This agreement came about because both sides realized that there's a big pot of money being made and they don't want it to stop. Please note, entertainment industry--pay the writers.

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Today . . . in HISTORY!

1579: Francis Drake discovers a large bay in what is now northern California. Gee, I wonder what that might be?

1745: The first recorded women's cricket match takes place in Guildford, England. It might still be going on, for all I know; isn't cricket a little like German opera?

1775: The US Post Office is founded, with Ben Franklin as the first Postmaster-General.

1908: US Attorney General Charles Bonaparte establishes an office that later becomes the FBI.

1948: US President Harry Truman orders the desegregation of the US military.

1953: Fidel Castro starts the Cuban Revolution. Ole!

1989: Robert Morris Jr. becomes the first person to be prosecuted for releasing malware (the 'Morris worm').

2016: Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman to be nominated by a major party for President of the United States after the Philly Phracas. Oh, how young and naive we all were . . .

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Damn, I had an echography planned next tuesday, but the radiology center canceled my appointment.

It will take weeks to get one new one.

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I have learned a thing about Honda's first F1 car, the RA271

It had a V12 in the time when most people were running V8.

Here's where it gets fucked up though. It was transverse. A transverse V12.

Having said that, the Lamborghini Miura had a transverse V12 as well.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honda_RA271#/media/File:Ron_Bucknum_met_zijn_Honda_(1964).jpg

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honda_RA271#/media/File:Honda_RA271E_engine_Honda_Collection_Hall.jpg

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Probably true, but a bit of a stretch on correlation.

The study involved death data on 538,159 people in Ohio and Florida, age 25 and older, and their linked voter registration files. The researchers did not have complete dataโ€”the linked data didn't contain a cause of death or vaccination status. But, they could evaluate excess weekly deaths by age, state, county, and party affiliation. They found that the gap in excess deaths was larger in counties with lower vaccination rates, suggesting that lack of vaccination among Republican voters may partly explain the higher death rates.

๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ต๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ข๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ผ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—™๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ณ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐˜ƒ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—น๐—น๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜

https://arstechnica.com/health/2023/07/gop-voters-had-higher-excess-deaths-rates-after-covid-vaccine-rollout/

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Ok weather people, whatchu got for me today?

*looks. Sobs.* Never click the links

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Jul 26ยทedited Jul 26

There I was, this morning, sitting in the courtroom in a gray plaid suit, when in walked the very chillest of bros. He's been a lawyer for about a year, and he's just not going to put up with all these fuddy-duddy rules. No, he walks in that joint wearing a Cuban shirt (with no tie, obviously) and khaki cargo pants and sandals. Like a cool breeze, he was.

The judge arrived on the scene. His Honor is a year younger than my 48, and digs on The Parliament Funkadelic, but he has no patience for bullshit in his courtroom. He looked yonder dude over, then looked at me.

"[My Real Last Name]! Is this your doing?"

"Do what now?"

"This!" He said, pointing at the Bro. "This looks like something you had a hand in."

"Noooo. I don't even know this guy. I certainly don't approve of that shirt with cargo pants. We've known each other 20 years; Give me *some* credit."

His Honor then gave the Bro a pointed lecture about professionalism, tradition, and such, and sent him forth to sin no more.

I think I deserve an apology.

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Jul 26ยทedited Jul 26

<spoiler>testing the spoiler tag</spoiler>

ETA:doesn't work, or I did it wrong.

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Morning all. โ˜•

#Worldle #551 4/6 (100%)

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Sorry Italy, I have to root for Argentina, as a former governor went for a hike along the Appalachian Trail in Argentina.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Sanford_extramarital_affair

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I'm rewatching John Oliver's video about bail reform and he had a joke about Spirit Airlines. Then I was reminded of that video of a woman imitating flight attendants from different company and she too had a joke at Spirit Airlines's expense.

What's their deal ? Are they like the American version of Ryanair?

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