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re: Breed of peace (apparently) strikes again in Texas - SwatMitchell
[quote]Looks more like a lab.[/quote] Floppy-eared dogs tend to be nicer. Labs have floppy ears. That dog is not Lab....
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re: Home values in Austin have jumped more than 18% in the last year - SwatMitchell
[quote]It is not just Austin. Most of DFW home values have skyrocketed.[/quote] Happening all over - but amplified in Austin (Tesla, Oracle, Indeed, Apple, Google etc) and Dallas (Fortune 500 galore coming in)....
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re: Spin Off: LandCruiser WYDI - SwatMitchell
[quote]That thing is awesome.[/quote] Yeah, that ladder might extend out to all of 8' :lol:...
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Spin Off: LandCruiser WYDI - SwatMitchell
'84 Firetruck - available for sale (very low mileage): [img][img]https://i.imgur.com/4Oq3RFj.jpg[/img][/img] [link=(https://austin.craigslist.org/ctd/d/austin-1984-toyota-landcruiser/7301686267.html)]LINK[/link]...
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re: Census 2020 - Texas to gain 2 congressional seats - CA, IL, and NY each losing 1 - SwatMitchell
[quote]Texas turns blue. California and new York stay blue. This country is beyond fricked.[/quote] I live in west Austin - plenty of Californians have arrived since 2010. Their political leanings tend to be evenly split. Most lean right fiscally and left socially. ...
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re: Large Logos = Promiscuous - SwatMitchell
[quote]A new study found that men who wear shirts with large logos of luxury brands are usually [b]seen as[/b] promiscuous. Meanwhile, those who wear shirts with small logos are [b]seen as[/b] trustworthy and reliable.[/quote] "seen as" =/= actually...
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re: Efton Reid (5* Center) delays commitment. - SwatMitchell
[quote]How many points does he average? An Efton.[/quote] Sort of like Pig Latin for "plenty"......
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re: Hawaii Accommodations - SwatMitchell
Thanks - we are really wanting a US destination for various reasons. Puerto Rico or USVI might be options....
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re: Hawaii Accommodations - SwatMitchell
Thank you! The Alohalini looks great. Any thoughts on LayLow or Outrigger? Both have large rooms or suites, allowing us to go with a single room (vs 2 rooms). Thanks again...
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Hawaii Accommodations - SwatMitchell
We are looking at 4 nights in Hawaii mid-July - flying in and out of Honolulu. This is for 2 parents and 3 teen kids. Please give suggestions on a mid-level place to stay directly on a beach. Beach/location quality is more important than resort quality. TIA...
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re: Jack Hanna to retire from public life due to dementia - SwatMitchell
[quote]The 74-year-old Hanna was director of the Columbus Zoo from 1978 to 1992[/quote] He got that job really young - was always fun to watch interact with animals/Letterman....
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re: OT Vaccination poll closed. Final results - SwatMitchell
Getting mine in June or July, whenever Amazon starts administering them at home. Seriously, I'll go when it's available very close to home and without an appointment....
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re: Houston - SwatMitchell
[quote]I'll give you 2 of the 3, but the Big 12 took West Virginia after the SEC & ACC rejected them, ACC schools cited academics. [/quote] Very true: Big 10 & PAC 12 consider academics some, the ACC cares a little too, but not the Big 12. And, yes, Bob Bullock is the main reason that Baylor ...
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re: Former Arkansas, SMU coach Chad Morris hired as HC for Allen High School (TX) - SwatMitchell
[quote]Well let's see what he can do now with a larger recruiting budget[/quote] Not to mention the larger talent footprint/base - I kid......
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re: Video about the construction of the I-10 basin bridge (1971-1973) - SwatMitchell
That has to be some high quality concrete - it has held up extremely well with minimal repave etc as far as I know. I have heard that the longer it takes for concrete to cure (i.e. the longer it stays wet), the more durable it becomes......
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re: How it’s Made... - SwatMitchell
Yes, it's amazing. I'd like to see new episodes showing how the manufacturing machinery/robotics is made......
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re: Chlorine Shortage PSA - SwatMitchell
[quote]Chlorine pools are so 1980s and trashy. Its made for those homeowners who like to piss in their pool. Saltwater pools owners don't piss in their pools so no need to buy Chlorine.[/quote] Saltwater causes pitting in coping/decking, especially high-end stone....
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re: LSU baseball TV schedule released - SwatMitchell
Agreed - I guess ESPN3 is a thing of the past?...
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re: Suit pants: Cuffs or no cuffs? - SwatMitchell
I've heard that cuffs were originally there to hold cigar ashes. That may help determine your needs....
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re: Texas - bill filed that could lead to a voter referendum on the state's independence - SwatMitchell
[quote]As long as Gulf access remains, it's probably a net exporter... I mean, seriously? Exporting to whom? Every first world country will immediately be given the ultimatum to deal with the United States or Texas[/quote] Militarily, secession is not an option. But if it was an amicable sep...
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