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    Yesterday, 06:26 PM
    PBSteve replied to a thread OT: Politics in Off Topic Discussion
    This is what Gerrymandering looks like, and what Republicans interpret as a "mandate" from the voters. ...
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    Yesterday, 04:40 PM
    PBSteve replied to a thread OT: Politics in Off Topic Discussion
    Josh's response is actually a perfect example of "individual liberty" libertarians in action. It sounds noble, but at the end of the day the goal is...
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    Yesterday, 04:36 PM
    PBSteve replied to a thread OT: Politics in Off Topic Discussion
    Has literally nothing to do with it. Protected classes aren't imaginary, and no, you can't eject someone based on race. If you read the...
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    Yesterday, 02:10 PM
    One point on the above - the force to return the assembly decays as a function of the valve chamber size. So, the more volume you have, the higher...
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    Yesterday, 10:17 AM
    Oh, right. 2 holes will just ave more losses even at the same sectional area because reasons, where reasons includes entrance and frictional...
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    11-18-2018, 10:46 PM
    No need really, if it's very efficient above the sweet spot there's your answer
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    11-18-2018, 07:50 PM
    I'm not aware of explicit efficiency tests being done at different points on the curve. Would be interesting
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    11-18-2018, 01:53 PM
    PBSteve replied to a thread OT: Politics in Off Topic Discussion
    It's so pervasive it reaches the most common places. ...
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    11-17-2018, 03:17 PM
    PBSteve replied to a thread OT: Politics in Off Topic Discussion
    Well, at least this is a step in the right direction. ...
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    11-16-2018, 10:36 AM
    One large always better unless you're trying to throttle (assuming area match). I was gonna ask where you are in relation to the sweet spot. It's...
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    11-15-2018, 03:41 PM
    Lurker27 replied to a thread OT: Politics in Off Topic Discussion
    I should have been more explicit: any party that can be characterized well by a one dimensional political continuum is assured of failure in a...
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    11-15-2018, 01:54 PM
    Lurker27 replied to a thread OT: Politics in Off Topic Discussion
    A third party that is capable of disrupting the stable equilibrium (in a game theoretic sense) of a 2 party system would have to draw from both...
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    11-15-2018, 12:32 PM
    Depends on the math you choose. And how long the restriction is, etc. The valve orifice is also certainly a bigger restriction than that, so you...
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    11-15-2018, 02:56 AM
    PBSteve replied to a thread OT: Politics in Off Topic Discussion
    I think it's important to point these out since they're happening on a nearly daily basis. "A video shared by a blogger on Sunday showed...
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    11-14-2018, 11:08 PM
    At that point in the flow system there's no such thing as too much flow. I don't know that the port you reference is restrictive....but if it was me...
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    11-14-2018, 07:46 PM
    PBSteve replied to a thread OT: Politics in Off Topic Discussion
    Josh, given that the state passed a 1 billion spending package on fire restoration in September, what was the point behind Trump's tweet to threaten...
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    11-14-2018, 04:35 PM
    PBSteve replied to a thread OT: Politics in Off Topic Discussion
    On an unrelated note, I couldn't have made a video this good to capture what Gordon and I are talking about. He even invokes the border. ...
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    11-14-2018, 04:33 PM
    PBSteve replied to a thread OT: Politics in Off Topic Discussion
    California's past politics on fire management has been that the state owns 3% of fire prone land. The rest is reservations, privately owned or...
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    11-13-2018, 12:16 PM
    PBSteve replied to a thread OT: Politics in Off Topic Discussion
    Dye's sitting down in San Diego praying quietly (no sparks, no sparks, no sparks)...probably not a bad idea to join them. ...
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    11-13-2018, 11:12 AM
    PBSteve replied to a thread OT: Politics in Off Topic Discussion
    Josh, It's right in your quote ffs, you know the part you didn't bold. You're not going to correct 50 million acres in 4 years, regardless...
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    11-13-2018, 12:59 AM
    Lurker27 replied to a thread OT: Politics in Off Topic Discussion
    I think it's possible that document applies to the Camp fire, but not the Woolsey fire in Steve's locale (not the Sierra Nevada). From that...
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    11-12-2018, 05:23 PM
    Lurker27 replied to a thread OT: Politics in Off Topic Discussion
    Fire moving that fast is terrifying. You're right about the water supply issue, of course - getting it there would be rough. Your photo reminded...
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    11-12-2018, 05:01 PM
    PBSteve replied to a thread OT: Politics in Off Topic Discussion
    Yeah, it's very difficult. The problem in this area is the Santa Ana winds, which blow across the Mojave and out to sea. The air is warm and...
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    11-12-2018, 01:14 PM
    Lurker27 replied to a thread OT: Politics in Off Topic Discussion
    @ Steve - I'm actually curious if there is ANY good wildfire prevention solution for your locale - I'm guessing it's mostly that it gets super dry +...
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    11-11-2018, 09:01 PM
    PBSteve replied to a thread OT: Politics in Off Topic Discussion
    Yeah, unfortunately it's in line with domestic US politics.
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