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    Yes, with Omicron spread is less of a concern but...

    Yes, with Omicron spread is less of a concern but the unvaccinated monopolizing hospital beds remains an issue.
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    This is what I was going to say. What's the...

    This is what I was going to say. What's the message?

    Is it anti-vaxx or anti-restrictions? My view is those desires are conflicting.

    If people would just get vaxxed then there's obviously less...
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    I'd call it "immersion-style" but yes, it's very...

    I'd call it "immersion-style" but yes, it's very similar to French Press except that I don't think a French Press does as good of a job filtering out the grinds and the water remains on the beans...
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    Yep. Aeropress is my go-to (over moka, V60, etc.)...

    Yep. Aeropress is my go-to (over moka, V60, etc.)

    Biggest problem is large quantities.

    The reason it's so good is you can easily control all of the important variables of coffee as long as you...
  5. Thing is, I want to continue where I left off (I...

    Thing is, I want to continue where I left off (I often have dozens of tabs open for my interest/flavour of the week) but be able to open a fixed set of finance related tabs in a new window whenever.
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    This. If they'd just say that once 98% of the...

    This. If they'd just say that once 98% of the population over 5 is double (or even triple vaxxed) then they'll drop all restrictions (unless a more dangerous variant evolves) then I think people...
  7. Benefit is that's where I'd have access to a...

    Benefit is that's where I'd have access to a garage and tools to kit out the van, though I guess it's always an option to buy/register/insure it elsewhere and then drive to Calgary to sort out the...
  8. Non-Resident buying, registering, insuring car in Alberta

    I'm no longer a Canadian Resident (living in Spain) but we're considering building-out a van to do a 1-2 year trip in North America (<183 days in any country per year to avoid residence).

    Does...
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    Want to stay smoky? Ardbeg 10. Ledaig 10. ...

    Want to stay smoky? Ardbeg 10. Ledaig 10.

    Less smoky but still rich in flavour: Bunnahabhain 12, Tomatin 12, Glendronach 8 or 12
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    Poll: Do you not make any vowel sound after the g? ...

    Do you not make any vowel sound after the g?

    It may be very subtle/quick but I'd say the difference is whether you put a short 'guh' or 'gah' before the 'ree' rather than just saying "gree"
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    Poll: My grandparents were born or moved to Calgary in...

    My grandparents were born or moved to Calgary in the 1920s-30s and I say Cal-guh-ree (obviously the pronunciation is passed down through the generations).

    I'd guess the Cal-gree pronunciation...
  12. Thanks. I'll check this out. I'd prefer a...

    Thanks. I'll check this out. I'd prefer a solution in Chrome if possible.
  13. Automatically Open Favourite Websites in Browser

    Is there a shortcut or way I can set-up a "favourites" window in my browser with ~10 tabs that I likely to open/reference on a daily basis?

    Basically, every morning I take a look at a dozen...
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    I finally tracked down some bottles I've been...

    I finally tracked down some bottles I've been chasing for a while and made the 350€ order... only to be told none of the 7 bottles I wanted were in stock and to have the order fully refunded.

    Ugh....
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    If I had to take one side of the bet, I'd say...

    If I had to take one side of the bet, I'd say Russia does invade Eastern Ukraine.

    Putin is far smarter than people give him credit for and definitely smarter than the numbnuts Western countries...
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    As someone living in Spain, I'd say that people...

    As someone living in Spain, I'd say that people are happy because of their close friends/family, good weather, delicious food, and healthy lifestyles. That said, when I go out with people <40 who do...
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    Does that include customs clearance / taxes? ...

    Does that include customs clearance / taxes?

    Have you checked with Canada Post (no idea if it would be cheaper but I've often found government services to be the cheapest, even if the least...
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    I'm not sure I'm a miserable fucker but I'm...

    I'm not sure I'm a miserable fucker but I'm definitely too much of a curmudgeon for being <40.

    I could bitch about the World's central banks stealing from savers to fuel political pandering and...
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    I ran out of beans as well since I just returned...

    I ran out of beans as well since I just returned from Christmas Holidays but love this Syra coffee roaster I found in Spain.

    I put in an order yesterday and received the beans today (which were...
  20. Thread: 2022 f1

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    I believe the rumours are true given that F1 is...

    I believe the rumours are true given that F1 is becoming popular with a younger crowd and also growing in the US / China and that Mercedes has been benefiting from years of relatively cheap marketing...
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    The flotilla of US LNG tankers heading to Europe....

    The flotilla of US LNG tankers heading to Europe.

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    Merry Christmas!
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    From Ian Bremmer's Signal Newsletter: ...

    From Ian Bremmer's Signal Newsletter:



    Canada doing the neighbourly thing again and making sure the US wins!
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    I don't even think you need moderation.

    I don't even think you need moderation.
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    Yea, I think there's been a law in place for many years about the requirement for smart meters and I believe all households now have them in Spain.

    They recently updated the price structure of...
  25. Is it though? Here's my last bill in Spain for...

    Is it though?

    Here's my last bill in Spain for 32 days ending Dec. 13 - granted we try to be responsible with our consumption. Averages 1.08€/day or C$1.58/day.

    Note that this is for 43%...
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    Good point. Motion to rename this thread...

    Good point.

    Motion to rename this thread "Poverty Coffee for Addicts"
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    Yea, I mean, it must have been easy to fake the...

    Yea, I mean, it must have been easy to fake the results of this study of 400,000 people over 5,000,0000 person years of follow-up.
    https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/nejmoa1112010

    But yea,...
  28. Thread: 2021 f1

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    To be fair, I'm pretty sure Lewis was fucked over...

    To be fair, I'm pretty sure Lewis was fucked over by Mclaren in 2007 but it might be another 15 years before the real truth about that season comes out.
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    That's a lame and tone deaf blind spot you have....

    That's a lame and tone deaf blind spot you have. Some tribe will have a powwow and brainstorm how to blackmail you and you'll be blindsided by their spooky plan. You might think it's lame a...
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    Do you have a source for that? The CER is still...

    Do you have a source for that? The CER is still saying: though it does appear a lot of their statistics are from 2018.
    ...
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    Latest research actually shows coffee as being...

    Latest research actually shows coffee as being quite healthy.

    Coffee has had a hot-and-cold reputation when it comes to health benefits. Drinking two to five daily cups of coffee may protect...
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    Wow, I'm super jealous. It would be amazing...

    Wow, I'm super jealous.

    It would be amazing to try barrel ageing a beer in one of these!
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    I've been wanting to pick up a Loch Lomond 12,15...

    I've been wanting to pick up a Loch Lomond 12,15 or 18... sounds like it's worth giving a go?
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    There's a balance. We do emit a lot of GHG per...

    There's a balance. We do emit a lot of GHG per capita but that's partially reflective our resource industry, climate, and size.

    As individuals, none of us have an effect on the world as a whole...
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    Lot 40 or Northern Harvest if you want pronounced...

    Lot 40 or Northern Harvest if you want pronounced rye notes.

    Avoid Bulleit Rye - unless you want a cheap rye for cocktails (I've been using it in Gold Rushes).
  36. I don't understand how people support the Federal...

    I don't understand how people support the Federal EV Rebates (err, indirect cash infusions to auto-manufacturers and their unions/lobbiests) rather than these infrastructure projects.

    Was in a...
  37. Thread: 2021 f1

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    I wanted RBR to win the Championship but I'm...

    I wanted RBR to win the Championship but I'm supportive of Merc protesting as well.

    The season was filled with inconsistent calls and drama which have the potential to make the sport more WWE than...
  38. Thread: 2021 f1

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    I don't think "Toto's pulling Hamilton" but...

    I don't think "Toto's pulling Hamilton" but rather they're both protesting the FIA's actions by not attending.

    I'm sure it was a calculated decision among the top of the organization...
  39. Thread: 2021 f1

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    If you liked the first one, here's the extended...

    If you liked the first one, here's the extended remix:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjgd9O8hO7k
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    And... back off track. Watching the FIA Awards...

    And... back off track.

    Watching the FIA Awards on YouTube in the background and Lewis Hamilton was awarded "Personality of the Year" while not being there to receive the award :rofl:
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