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Backpacking to Work.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adrian Miranda Apr 7. 16 Replies

SPAMMERS using the site.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tyler M. Apr 17, 2013. 6 Replies

SPAM. Not the tasty potted meat.

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Native Son replied to Pale Horse's discussion Study Shows Men With Inhuman Eating Habits Have Trouble Making More Humans in the group The Great Debate
"No argument JB.  Just note I said that adult humans don't absolutely need bovine butterfat to survive and thrive.   Point being that  the only mammal that absolutely needs bovine butterfat to survive is a bovine calf."
10 hours ago
Native Son replied to jason taylor's discussion New to guns, where to buy
"Shane, I agree with you on not necroing threads.  My only thought was that someone might not have noticed that there'd been no activity on this tread for a long, long time.   Of course, now that the thread has come back to life, Hey,…"
11 hours ago
Native Son commented on Jamie Fellrath's group Velo Men
"Regular Joe, it appears the bicycling community in Ottawa is a bit different from the bicycling community in the San Francisco, CA area.  Down here, we have a noticeable subset of cyclists who think riding only something with a fixed, i.e., no…"
12 hours ago
Native Son replied to Pale Horse's discussion Study Shows Men With Inhuman Eating Habits Have Trouble Making More Humans in the group The Great Debate
"Because, calves, like every other infant mammal, require lots of fat in their diet to survive.  OTOH, adult human mammals don't absolutely need bovine butter fat to survive. And on the OTOOH, I fondly recall the local dairy milk where I…"
13 hours ago
Native Son replied to David F.'s discussion Pew Research on Trust of News Orgs. in the group The Great Debate
"If you really need a graph to figure out that folks only trust news media that fits their politics or personal feelings on "social justice," you are quite naive.  The "crusading paper" or the "tool of the capitalists…"
13 hours ago
Native Son replied to Kneller's discussion business casual shoes for under $100?
"Below replies are absolutely correct.  No one can advise without an idea of what you're looking at.  For that matter, I've worked in offices where the idea of business casual was more casual, during business hours.…"
13 hours ago
Native Son replied to Jeremy's discussion new to the group. in the group Velo Men
" Maybe where you live.  Welcome to California.  Where the state bike equipment laws are rarely, if ever, enforced.  The rules have been in the Vehicle Code since before World War I, but you'd never know it from the number of…"
yesterday
Native Son replied to Daniel Offenbacher's discussion How to begin a regimen? in the group Exercise
"I know this will sound either dumb or just overly obvious. One thing I found, especially for the slightly "over-organized", is that you need to not only set a time for your regimen, but you need to figure on something between 30-45 minutes…"
Sunday
Native Son replied to david james hovsepian's discussion I made a promise I might not be able to keep.
"@david james hovsepain:  Thanks for the clarification about the child mentioned in the OP.  Make sure that lease is currently paid up to date, since per your OP, you're stuck with it.  "
Saturday
Native Son replied to Titus Techera's discussion ...after Texas Red in the group The Great Debate
"And now, judging from this thread, it seems that the whole fuss amounts to a small bore politico getting caught trying to pull a fast one, and then deploying the smoke and mirrors when caught. --"Pay no attentin to that man behind the…"
Saturday
Native Son replied to david james hovsepian's discussion I made a promise I might not be able to keep.
"Rather casually, the OP mentioned his "ex" and he "took custody" of her small child.  Without more information about that arrangement, I'm left wondering WHAT ABOUT THE CHILD? I can't advise you about the money,…"
Saturday
Native Son replied to Chu Kim's discussion You Are All Figments of My Imagination
"I lack the tech skills to copy the clip, but I loved the bit in The Avengers where Loki declare he is a demigod...and what happens immediately thereafter."
Saturday
Native Son replied to Chu Kim's discussion You Are All Figments of My Imagination
"I'm not sure about Kim.  Josh, on the other hand, is definitely eccentric."
Saturday
Native Son replied to Regular Joe's discussion Post Some Cool Flags
"And next, which is better, "the red, white, and blue", or "the more logical blue, white and red?""
Saturday
Native Son replied to Titus Techera's discussion ...after Texas Red in the group The Great Debate
"By God, I really do miss Molly Ivins."
Friday
Native Son replied to Jack Bauer's discussion "Sexual assault", iconic photos, and French feminists ... in the group The Great Debate
""The proprieties will be observed at all times.""
Friday

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The Beacon is Lit.

Posted on December 8, 2010 at 1:32am 0 Comments

It's Pearl Harbor Day.

On the evening of December 7, 1941, the aircraft navigation beacon on top of Mt. Diablo, east of San Francisco, CA was not lit for the first time since 1928.

The rotating beacon has a visual range of some 200 miles, well within the flight range of 1941 carrier based bombers, and it was feared that Japanese would use the beacon to bomb the San Francisco area.

The beacon was not relit until December 7, 1964.

It will be lit…

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Culmination Day.

Posted on June 11, 2010 at 12:26am 0 Comments

Almost unbelievable! Our daughter just "culminated" from elementary school today. Good grief, it seems like only a couple of weeks ago she was a "Campbell's Soup Kid" look-alike of a toddler. Now, she's on the verge of becoming a young lady. Absolutely amazing how quickly time flew by.

One minor note. I laughed at the contrast between her Culmination Ceremony, with speeches, awards, certificates and cake and my successful departure from elementary school, which was on the…

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SPAM...and I don't mean Hormel.

Posted on April 14, 2010 at 8:22am 0 Comments

Good Grief! The Blog Posts have been SPAMMED to the "Infernal Region" and back this morning! I sure wouldn't open any Blogposted earlier than this on 04/14/2010!

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At 10:41pm on June 8, 2013, Herb Munson said…

Welcome NS! Good to have you with us.

At 4:52pm on February 20, 2011, Herb Munson said…
Welcome to The Great Debate! Great to have you with us.
At 12:57pm on December 1, 2010, Adam Burbey said…
My apologies for not responding on my post, I'm unable to reply to any post via my phone. You are correct however, I misspoke when I said a vast majority, I should have said "a vast majority of people in my local area or lacal hangouts"
At 12:11pm on November 26, 2010, thehuhman said…
Welcome to the Family Man group, Native Son!
At 10:24pm on August 26, 2010, William W. How said…
If you dare to cross the Bridge/tunnel, try Cable Car Clothiers 2 blocks from my office. I know they have straight razor implements. Even if they don't have what you're looking for, I imagine they'd be able to tell you where to look.
At 8:58pm on August 19, 2009, Tyler Wainright said…
What group? Manly dads?
At 9:32am on August 19, 2009, Michael J. Austin said…
OUTSTANDING ... be sure to save some for the rest of the day !!!!

ENJOY !!!!!!!
At 7:35am on August 19, 2009, Michael J. Austin said…
Here's hoping that your birthday is that of GREATNESS !!!!!
At 6:31am on August 19, 2009, thehuhman said…
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Hope you have an awesome Birthday, today, Gregory!
 
 
 

Latest Activity

Regular Joe commented on Jamie Fellrath's group Velo Men
"We have that sub-community too, Native Son. But they're mostly bike messengers, bike polo players (who are mostly bike messengers) and hipsters. But even the hipsters are mostly switching to single speed (freewheel) with at least one brake…"
13 minutes ago
Regular Joe replied to Pale Horse's discussion Study Shows Men With Inhuman Eating Habits Have Trouble Making More Humans in the group The Great Debate
"A bit like saying that the only animal that needs human breast milk (or equivalent) to survive is a human infant. Skim is bad for calves because calves at a crucial period in their development wherein they require unadulterated milk from the cow;…"
20 minutes ago
Regular Joe replied to Pale Horse's discussion Study Shows Men With Inhuman Eating Habits Have Trouble Making More Humans in the group The Great Debate
"It grows on your after a while. I was never a fan of black licorice but when you're forced to drink enough zambucca, arak, pastis (etc.) then you eventually acquire a taste for it. (Though I'd still never eat black licorice on…"
23 minutes ago
Regular Joe replied to Pale Horse's discussion Study Shows Men With Inhuman Eating Habits Have Trouble Making More Humans in the group The Great Debate
""What's horchata?  I drink whole milk.  Full fat.  Fat got a bad rap ... it's good for you." You're not drinking full fat unless you're drinking table cream.  ;) I definitely prefer whole to…"
26 minutes ago
Carl Monster commented on Will's group New Warriors
"I do hear about testosterone-fueled ego in one group, but what about extroverts vs. introverts? I found the extroverts in our group dominating, simply because they love to talk about themselves...a lot. For an introvert like me, to talk about my…"
37 minutes ago
Alan Robertson replied to Alan Robertson's discussion Personal Challenge Log -
"I'll probably cut down on the daily updates and move to weekly once this actually feels like a habit. 30 minute jog at the track last night. Continued my routine of running the straightaways and walking the curves. I suppose the app…"
49 minutes ago
Kneller replied to Kneller's discussion business casual shoes for under $100?
"http://www.zappos.com/dunham-bryce-bikefront-brown-smooth Here's an example. They're not bad, but I think $100 is a little unreasonable. Keep in mind, this isn't some high powered corporate job, but client-focused non-profit human…"
53 minutes ago
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"welcome Aus man to AoM"
2 hours ago

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