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    Opinion: Stop Using Toilet Paper

    For your viewing pleasure (and 'sh*ts and giggles'...no pun indented [wink]). Desperate times call for desperate measures. "It's not hard to tell [I try to save and be green] — when you see toilet paper dryin' on the clothesline". George Lindsey
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    Opinion: Stop Using Toilet Paper

    Ladies & Gents: In these most challenging times, I saw this in the NY Times and thought it be a very interesting piece...only opinion mind you. By Kate Murphy - Opinion - NY Times - 3 Apr 2020 "While the coronavirus pandemic is affecting us all differently depending on where we live, our...
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    New Clubman Reserve!

    Gents: I just 'pulled the trigger' on all three myself. :2guns: “Happiness is like [aftershave]: You can't give it away without getting a little on yourself". Tonsumology Slogan
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    Japan's Shoeshine Champions Explain Proper Shoe Care – Put This On

    Nakama no kutsu migaki (仲間の靴磨き...Fellow shoe-shiners): Shone-shine champs...oh my...shine on! :thumbsup: Gou Ishimi in a charcoal double-breasted suit, and Naoki Terashima in a lighter grey, single-breasted suit. "Last year, nearly fifty people, amateurs and professionals included, gathered...
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    Favourite cartoon strips?

    Rusty: Another vote for Calvin & Hobbes! "The world of a comic strip ought to be a special place with its own logic and life...". Bill Watterson PS Although not a comic strip...Mad Magazine is a classic and a close 2nd (I loved Spy vs. Spy, Don Martin and Sergio Aragonés).
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    Getting a Haircut during this Crisis, Hmmm?

    Jim: Did Dr. Oz state why and how For me, my hair grows fast and if I don't get a haircut here at Fort Polk, LA (Army installation), I'll be looking like a 'woolly mammoth' (and have an afro like on the Mod Squad). "You're only as good as your last haircut". Harvey Feldman
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    New Clubman Reserve!

    Brian: What? :a47: New Clubman Reserve...I gotta get all three. Thanx for the info! :thumbsup: “I love a scent that can make memories come alive". Author Unknown
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    How Serious Is Your Community About Covid-19? - Mega Thread

    Chris: Here's another one. :ihih: "Sparkle and shine...wash your hands every time". Anonymous Hand-washing Proverb
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    How Serious Is Your Community About Covid-19? - Mega Thread

    Dear Members: Here's some other ways to pass the time. "Exercise is always good for the soul". CBJ
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    How Serious Is Your Community About Covid-19? - Mega Thread

    KUfan: The Mrs. and I are not quarantined, but we are sheltering in place and when we're out-and-about...we wear our masks, wash our hands 'religiously' and try to keep our distance from others. :thumbsup: During these 'scary' times...here's one way to stay connected and interact with your...
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    BONJOUR! From Cajun Country, LOUISIANA!

    Sàlute Preacher_Man from Cajun Country ('Louisiana: Pick Your Passion...Yeah Baby'!)!! Welcome aboard the B & B (besides being enrolled in the fictional, sacred and utopian 'Order of Shavedom'), and please feel free to come up to the promenade / sun deck & 'sit-a-spell'. All...
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    What does your blotter look like?

    Fellow Inksters: My Blotter...w/some use...my ink of choice is MB Permanent Black Ink. :thumbsup: :syn:"[...] There is something elemental about the glide and flow of nib and ink on paper." James Robertson
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    How Serious Is Your Community About Covid-19? - Mega Thread

    Chris: Although not a joke, this might 'tickle' your funny bone. "Sparkle and shine...wash your hands every time". Anonymous Hand-washing Proverb
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    Sardines - food of the gods - best recipes - post pictures!

    BTW, these Polar smoked sardines really 'out-classed' my old favorite...King Oscar sardines (lightly smoked, also boneless, and from Norway’s fjords and coastal waters), tinned w/ jalapeños. With the Polar sardines...I can taste the 'difference' (subtle, [but still there; could it be linked to...
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    Getting a Haircut during this Crisis, Hmmm?

    Dear Members: With many state / Governors (mine included here in the 'Bayou State'), banning barbershops, salons (and nail shops besides many other establishments to limit social density), to do business, where will you go to get a haircut However, Active duty, Reserve Components and Veterans...
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    Sardines - food of the gods - best recipes - post pictures!

    My Dear Fellow Sardine Lovers: After hearing good things about Polar Smoked Sardines (thanx TexLaw & malocchio...fell in love with the see-thru cans), and having picking-up quite a few cans...I made this simple dish tonight for a light dinner w/ the Mrs.; Italian Macaroni Salad (w/ Parmesan...
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    You Guys Have Enough? (Virus)

    Zig: Thanx for your kind offer, but we have seen trucking bringing in more supplies. :thumbsup: "Most likely, if you bought it...a trucker brought it". Anonymous
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    virus movies.

    2Vu5_T: Oh yeah...I remember this film. "In the zombie stories, it's not our humanity that is at stake anymore. It's our survival". Stephen Graham Jones
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    Why Don't You Use A Straight Razor?

    rbscebu: Well, since you asked...damn...I'm just too nervous to try myself...although I have a few 'display' str8's. :straight:“One Razor, One Lather; One Shave at a Time”. CBJ
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    Tornado Warning!

    Zig: Glad you & yours are OK my friend...sigh...was it a EF1 or more? "We understand tornadoes scientifically, but it still feels supernatural. The randomness makes it feel supernatural". Michael Koryta
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