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  1. Yep, it's criminally irresponsible to leave guns...

    Yep, it's criminally irresponsible to leave guns laying about in my opinion. Even more so when there are children around. I was shocked and appalled when hanging out with my neighbor, he asked if I...
  2. 332220 For what it's worth, I have seven.

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    For what it's worth, I have seven.
  3. Nobody is denying the evidence that you can make...

    Nobody is denying the evidence that you can make a low-grade gear spin against another low-grade gear with this method. Cheers and celebration for you, go pat yourself on the back. Get real ambitious...
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    Does not defy any convention. The disease was...

    Does not defy any convention. The disease was named by the WHO, the virus named by ICTV (International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses).

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    COVID-19 - Wikipedia...

    COVID-19 - Wikipedia


    Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 - Wikipedia


    No conspiracy, just a coincidence. The RNA sample they were studying in Fujian 15 years ago (to develop a...
  6. That's not entirely true. Answer C is the only...

    That's not entirely true. Answer C is the only option which has some form of radial symmetry as all the other shapes do.
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    Just took a look, seems accurate. Ireland...

    Just took a look, seems accurate. Ireland reporting 92% of 18+ as of the end of september (photo caption says 91% as of the 23rd), about 20% of teenagers, and none under 12 for a population total of...
  8. Same same if the cars are aligned. The...

    Same same if the cars are aligned.

    The head-on is worse if it's 40% offset. I think they do 25% overlap now, which is even more savage.
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    Seat belts? Seat belts are cool. Airbags...

    Seat belts? Seat belts are cool.

    Airbags though, airbags kill people. And they are also mandatory, except for the passenger, unless they are above or below a certain weight, or when you are...
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    It did mention there was a minor issue with ATC...

    It did mention there was a minor issue with ATC on Friday, causing two other airline carriers to drop 2% of their flights. SW cancelled about 30% of theirs through the weekend due to the inability to...
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    The glass has an overflow safety factor of...

    The glass has an overflow safety factor of approximately 2.
  12. Dimensional analysis has pulled my bacon off the...

    Dimensional analysis has pulled my bacon off the fire so many times. No terms, no numbers, just units. If the units you get at the end don't match the units you're looking for, something is wrong...
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    You might be surprised. Took me less than 5...

    You might be surprised. Took me less than 5 minutes browsing McMaster to find a thrust bearing that can handle over 20k pounds of thrust for a shaft under 2" in diameter. Considering a 2" solid shaft...
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    Stiffness has another name in structural...

    Stiffness has another name in structural engineering: Second moment of inertia. Without mathing it out, I couldn't tell you which does better.

    But I'm not inclined to, because such screws are...
  15. Is this some kind of trick question? If there...

    Is this some kind of trick question? If there were a "4" as a choice I'd consider it because it goes around the circle for another "turn" but it's just 3 otherwise.
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    Let's see: mm/inch, g (m/s²), diameter of a...

    Let's see: mm/inch, g (m/s²), diameter of a tensile rod, g (ft/s²), the area code for northern lower peninsula, ???, and the bore diameter of a 10 gauge shotgun.

    How'd I do?

    Now that you put it...
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    OK, I bit. Just looked it up, under the bark the...

    OK, I bit. Just looked it up, under the bark the "inner bark" layer called the phloem is indeed responsible for transporting photosynthesis products and other nutrients to where they're needed...
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    It's up to $15k now per person per year. ...

    It's up to $15k now per person per year.

    Haven't heard of personal gifts being given out like that before, at least not straight cash, but enjoy it because you must have earned it!
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    Right, as you said in [my added] bold above,...

    Right, as you said in [my added] bold above, unless it's really stinky there's probably no problem. All of those other things you said is why it is very difficult for a plaintiff to prove in a court...
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    Fact is, if a court decides that you "knew, or...

    Fact is, if a court decides that you "knew, or ought to have known" that a part was proprietary or making it was a violation of patent law, then you would be on the hook for some fines or financial...
  21. Even better than flat, you can machine .001-.002"...

    Even better than flat, you can machine .001-.002" away from the center of the bar faces to make sure that primary contact is around the perimeter, that should be more than enough for the load you...
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    All drawings say that. Even if we make a drawing...

    All drawings say that. Even if we make a drawing for a standard o-ring in a standard material so the customer can have a verifiable record that they're getting the right one, it will still say "this...
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    Are they true manufacturing drawings? That's...

    Are they true manufacturing drawings? That's pretty rare in my experience, I mostly see people handing out dumbed-down prints to their customers to avoid this very thing.

    That said, we often...
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    Step 1: stack 10 sandbags onto creeper Step 2:...

    Step 1: stack 10 sandbags onto creeper
    Step 2: roll carefully across the floor
    Step 3: look/listen for broken pieces
    Step 4: update website
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    That's true, but it's only half of the amount...

    That's true, but it's only half of the amount because it went into effect in July. You will still see a similar credit again on 2021 returns* because the amount went from $2000 to $3600, meaning $300...
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