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    Couldn't we say that about every failure of a...

    Couldn't we say that about every failure of a system designed by humans whether it was a tire failing from a road hazard to a nuclear meltdown?

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    My recollection from a book read decades ago was...

    My recollection from a book read decades ago was there was a combination of events responsible. One of the design flaws was a pressure compensation tank being connected to the main reactor vessel...
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    Don't forget Three Mile Island, when it had its...

    Don't forget Three Mile Island, when it had its problem some accused Hollywood of rushing out The China Syndrome. It was actually released twelve days before the incident at Three Mile Island.
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    One oft asked question is, "why should the U.S....

    One oft asked question is, "why should the U.S. get ahead on this when two other large polluters, China and India, are not doing anything."

    It seems India is doing something by building a new...
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    Wow, and all that was going on in my arena was to...

    Wow, and all that was going on in my arena was to re-saw and plane a 3' piece of poplar.

    Using a bandsaw probably doesn't count…

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    441441 Ever get mugged by a sandwich? ...

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    Ever get mugged by a sandwich?

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    Some folks can make anything more better.

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    Maybe if we were scientists instead of...

    Maybe if we were scientists instead of woodworkers we would be more able to fulfill your request to set numbers to our understandings of scientific observations.

    Searching various permeations of >...
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    Look closer at the image. It looks like there is...

    Look closer at the image. It looks like there is a chain net at one side of the door.

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    Are they in different Zip Codes? During my...

    Are they in different Zip Codes?

    During my days of working in San Francisco it became clear that some Post Offices became overrun at different times of day due to all the office buildings on...
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    The NY Times had a piece on this today >...

    The NY Times had a piece on this today > https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/09/18/opinion/wildfire-hurricane-climate.html?

    There is an interactive map drawn with information from >...
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    Jacks or better to open? Who's in? jtk

    Jacks or better to open?

    Who's in?

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    It looks like things were getting out of hand...

    It looks like things were getting out of hand with the discussion of news media. Posts have been removed that put your reply into context.

    Oh well,

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    My set up is obsolete. This interests me since it...

    My set up is obsolete. This interests me since it is an iPod model which is no longer made with an add on FM transmitter. My fear is one day it will give up the ghost.

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    Many years ago my job was as a shipping clerk. At...

    Many years ago my job was as a shipping clerk. At the time there were large areas that were not served by Fedex due to being shut out of some airports by previous carrier contracts or other involved...
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    Not since retiring from my last job. :eek: :D ...

    Not since retiring from my last job. :eek: :D

    For some reason it is difficult for me to fall back to sleep after about 6:00 in the morning. My mother was an insomniac and it seems to have been...
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    No labels for me, it is usually the big one or...

    No labels for me, it is usually the big one or the little one is needed.

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  17. My own observations with the L-rods is to hold...

    My own observations with the L-rods is to hold them so they can move on their own.

    My body has always been susceptible to static discharge, not sure if that might have some influence on dowsing.
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    Are there examples of anyone trying to blame a...

    Are there examples of anyone trying to blame a hurricane on to a particular person?

    Wildfires yes, some one tossing a cigarette out of a car window, foolish mishaps with fireworks or even...
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    It makes one wonder if someone took a tool chest...

    It makes one wonder if someone took a tool chest of wooden planes apart and then got all the pieces jumbled at times.

    What those old timers did to cutters makes me think drinking at work must have...
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    Same here though not necessarily T-handles. There...

    Same here though not necessarily T-handles. There is a magnet on the storage door of my bandsaw with allen wrenches. The small drawers with tools that need allen wrenches also have the wrenches...
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    People are out protesting and lobbying, but part...

    People are out protesting and lobbying, but part of lobbying is money. Large energy companies are more able to lobby with dollars than even large groups of citizens.

    Look at one energy/chemical...
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    Surely it is different for every Post Office. In...

    Surely it is different for every Post Office. In my experience, calling them in the morning and remaining calm to discuss problems has done a lot to improve my service.

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    Look again Nicholas, those are in two different...

    Look again Nicholas, those are in two different posts.

    One (post #23) was a reply to a claim (made by you) of tearing down hydroelectric dams.

    The second (post #30) was an observation of bold...
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    Wow

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    Dyslexia is an equal opportunity cause of...

    Dyslexia is an equal opportunity cause of measuring mistakes no matter which system is used.

    Minimizing numerical measurements and using a story stick has greatly reduced my mistakes.

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