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Old Oct 3rd 2020, 7:35 am
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I think Pence has COVID but everyone is keeping it quiet.
No change there them. Geddit? No change
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Old Oct 4th 2020, 5:02 am
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Why do people do this when driving? Keep an eye on the white SUV.

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I wonder if Amazon just ships to this area once per week, every order I have placed since moving, always delivered on Thursday, if I ordered Wed or later then it comes the following Thursday.

Either its a coincidence or Amazon just does a weekly trip.
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Vancouver Fire Dept Hazmat teams have been busy cleaning up mercury spills, several in the last 2 weeks. The latest one was not a small amount of mercury either, about 1 liter was spilled across the sidewalk.

https://globalnews.ca/news/7379224/v...pill-hastings/
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Show off at the end doing a back flip
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I did it in about 1968 at Happy Valley near Calgary (now been swallowed by the city - I think you had to be 14 to go off the high tower). From the top, it looks like a long way down, and when you hit, you go right down to the bottom and it takes a while to come back up. I was terrified, but didn't want to climb back down, and I thought if I could do it once I wouldn't be afraid any more. Nope, I jumped 3 or 4 times, and it didn't really get any easier.
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67 people were paid about $30 to jump, about 70% of those who made it to the top did eventually jump.

They noticed some jumped from social pressure of others below waiting their turn.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/30/o...?smid=tw-share

I think I would pass, too high for me.

Any idea what language the people are speaking?


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Any idea what language the people are speaking?
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321
67 people were paid about $30 to jump, about 70% of those who made it to the top did eventually jump.

They noticed some jumped from social pressure of others below waiting their turn.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/30/o...?smid=tw-share

I think I would pass, too high for me.

Any idea what language the people are speaking?
I'd be more like this guy


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Old Oct 6th 2020, 8:49 am
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321
Why do people do this when driving? Keep an eye on the white SUV.

https://youtu.be/HtBAsgaDRcs?t=29
Fairly eratic. Alchohol?
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Originally Posted by Shard
Fairly eratic. Alchohol?
Could be. People here in BC do the same, its very annoying and dangerous, especially on the 2 lane crummy highways we have.

When we were moving to Kelowna, on Hwy 1 just west of Hope, there was this car, she would speed up, then slow down, speed up and slow down, anytime I tried to pass she would speed up so I couldn't, then I would go back into the right lane and she would slow to 70 again, try to pass her and she would stay at my speed so I couldn't.

I finally got annoyed and just exited and waited 10 minutes so I didn't have to deal with her crazy driving.


I forgot to take my Zoloft last night, and if I miss a dose, I get crazy dreams, and last night was no exception, everything from battling sharks, to being friends with sharks, to being in random places selling jelly beans to people for some reason, so many crazy dreams, nothing scary, the shark battles were not as scary as they sound.


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spoken with Dr, am going to attempt to stop taking crazy pills ( tapered over a month). Interesting to see how this is going to go.
not sure if i'm nervous, excited or what
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spoken with Dr, am going to attempt to stop taking crazy pills ( tapered over a month). Interesting to see how this is going to go.
not sure if i'm nervous, excited or what
Possibly crazy
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Possibly crazy
well THAT was known already
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