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MonkeyDoughnut last won the day on September 18 2018

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  1. Everyone is going to need to wait another year or more before they start slinging the our parties #1 around. The real damage won't be seen until after all the lock downs and Covid related protections expire. The true suffering for millions that survived this hasn't even begun yet.
  2. all the preliminary findings (everything seems preliminary at this point) show signs that vaccinated persons are less likely to be able to spread the disease, the big unknown is by how much
  3. I'll never understand why grocery store check out clerks weren't in 1B. They by far cross the most groups of disassociated people. They would have to be involved in every positive tracing case.
  4. Same. You don't get the nod based on 8 completions when you come in and the defense is already worried about your RB who is averaging 20 yards a carry. He looked great but we've seen that before. For once I think there is no need to double guess the coach on this one.
  5. Yeah, it's same as trying to take down 3 computers that aren't connected vs 3 that are networked together. The 3 separate are harder and attack on one might be detected in time for others to prevent. Also same being they don't all have the same equipment or control systems. Just limiting what could be affected in a single attack. I agree it's pretty low tech, but the potential of taking the entire US electrical system down at once is definitely lower. The smarter and more interconnected the grid gets the more possible that becomes. A year ago a US natural gas pipeline was shutdown fo
  6. Yep and people seem to think only ERCOT had these issues when other regions - SPP and MISO (adjoining grids) also had similar issues including having to shed load and tap reserves and prepare for possibly more drastic measures. SPP and MISO are more cold climate, have to winterize and yet still had issues or Nat Gas freezing, turbines stopping, etc. ERCOT just happened to have it worse and across its entire coverage area. These other areas were close to similar ERCOT situations, but just didn't cross over that fine line between ok and o-shit.. People also mention "smart grid" and inter
  7. Working in a highly regulated industry I've found the regulators/judicial side either work to solve the problem and prevent it from happening again or fine and punish the offender(s) for their actions with hope of "fearing" people into compliance. It makes for great news and "feel good". I'm still waiting to see an example of the latter working to prevent or deter future issues. In times like these with complex issues you need all involved parties with first hand knowledge coming to the table with what went wrong and what they could have done better to come up with the best plan to preven
  8. Times are different... Shough "grad" transferring with 3 years of eligibility remaining... WTF
  9. Damn that sucks. The one time that awesome setup / view of yours comes to bite you.
  10. HOUSTON – Fry’s Electronics is gone. The tech retailer closed the doors of all 31 locations, including two in Houston, with no notice to customers. If you go to the company’s website, you’ll see this note: “After nearly 36 years in business as the one-stop-shop and online resource for high-tech professionals across nine states and 31 stores, Fry’s Electronics, Inc. (”Fry’s” or “Company”), has made the difficult decision to shut down its operations and close its business permanently as a result of changes in the retail industry and the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Co
  11. yeah, could be the little board gone bad then where the wires connect up in the actuator. Definitely if under warranty would wait for builder and manually adjust for now
  12. what kind you got, sound like a micro switch is bad on one side... pull and check ebay/amazon for replacement Here is a Pentair one being replaced/tested to give you an idea of how simple it is (assuming that is the issue)
  13. This worked best for me too... it took a while.. but I think they finally connected the fact that every spot in the yard contains they poop. My dog that still like to eat tv remotes also has a nose for finding sprinkler pipes in the yard and would dig down to "let me know where they were located". By some miracle she only would find them and not eat them. (shrub sprinkler risers and or drip lines are another story)
  14. Sweden, testing de-icing with hot water
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