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Old 07-18-2021, 09:12 PM   #16701
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I hope the new owners recognize SMP's profound impact on the future direction of human civilization.


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Old 07-18-2021, 09:49 PM   #16702
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Better hide the pyramids just in case.


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Old 07-18-2021, 10:17 PM   #16703
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I liked your eulogy, Charlie.
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Old 07-18-2021, 10:29 PM   #16704
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Those who know, do not say. Those who say, do not know. Hence, smp has quitened down as Nirvana was being reached. Yet, I say this.
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Old 07-19-2021, 06:43 AM   #16705
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I liked your eulogy, Charlie.
Thanks. We had some drinks afterwards in the pub across the road. They knew Sean in there (unsurprisingly), and could not have been nicer or more accommodating to us. I spent about three days making sandwiches. It was a good funeral.

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Old 07-19-2021, 07:45 AM   #16706
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It is curious that alcohol was mentioned both in your eulogy and then again when you met your mother, almost as it was a cause and a solution, in a sense.
In the end, it's pretty stark and simple. What an alcoholic wants, more than anything else, is another drink. The only choice someone close to them has is whether to tolerate and support that, or to see them begging for pennies on the street.
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Old 07-20-2021, 11:40 AM   #16707
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It is Tuesday. Is there a worse day in the week?
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Old 07-20-2021, 04:42 PM   #16708
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Every day is the same to me. The only reason that I know when it's Sunday, for example, is because we get the big newspaper.
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Old 07-23-2021, 02:51 AM   #16709
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My cat is happier than you, Howard. And she can’t even read a newspaper.
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Old 07-23-2021, 08:30 PM   #16710
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In the end, it's pretty stark and simple. What an alcoholic wants, more than anything else, is another drink. The only choice someone close to them has is whether to tolerate and support that, or to see them begging for pennies on the street.
It is not that simple in my eyes. I can understand a heroin addict begging but i cannot understand an alcoholic begging for change. As such. Was it cirrhosis or liver cancer/failure

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Old 07-23-2021, 08:44 PM   #16711
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I dont mean to be an insensitive **********. Sorry. I mean well.
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Old 07-23-2021, 10:45 PM   #16712
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Sorry. Ignore. I am on the beer. I've cut back to 3 times a month and have nothing to say whensober.
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Old 07-23-2021, 10:57 PM   #16713
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However, I would like to ask the math guys about relative risk reduction vs absolute risk reduction within the EUA of the vaccines. Though, although you get numbers, it becomes philosophical in how to interpret them. Especially when you question how they determined covid 19 in both the control and placebo groups. It is threadworthy but i am too lazy, or it is yoo much effort to do from a phone.
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Old 07-24-2021, 12:32 AM   #16714
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The trickiness happens when the risk is small to begin with. You can cut the small risk by 90% but you've only eliminated a small amount of risk because the risk was small to begin with. For example, cut 0.0001 to 0.00001. That's a 90% cut but you've only reduced your risk by 0.00009. Maybe not worth it. The risk from Covid is evidently large enough to motivate a lot of people to try to cut it with a vaccination.


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Old 07-24-2021, 06:30 AM   #16715
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Was it cirrhosis or liver cancer/failure
They had to do a post-mortem, because he died within a certain number of days of having had an operation, in which case they have to determine whether the operation contributed to the death. Eventually, there were about five causes listed on the death certificate, and I think cirrhosis was one of them.

I don't find your question insensitive. In fact, I'm more concerned with whether "autopsy" is a horrible, American vulgarization of "post-mortem".
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Old 07-24-2021, 06:12 PM   #16716
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My cat is happier than you, Howard. And she can’t even read a newspaper.
I'm glad to read that you have managed to keep a pet alive. I'll admit it: I'd had my doubts.
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Old 07-24-2021, 06:53 PM   #16717
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I don't find your question insensitive. In fact, I'm more concerned with whether "autopsy" is a horrible, American vulgarization of "post-mortem".
We Americans are a vulgar people, Charlie. But I think you already knew that.
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Old 07-24-2021, 07:15 PM   #16718
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No, I didn't know that.

And I expected autopsy to turn out, etymologically, to be the only reasonable choice.
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Old 07-24-2021, 09:56 PM   #16719
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it becomes philosophical in how to interpret them.
It does not. There is no interpretation necessary (the math is just math) and it is certainly no more of a philosophical pursuit than choosing which restaurant to eat lunch at.
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Old 07-25-2021, 07:36 PM   #16720
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Best lunch in the East End? Got to be more than just a few. Lastcard needs to explore and give us the lowdown.
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