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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 05:48 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 35,638
Posted By FlyingScot
As the grandson of impoverished refugee...

As the grandson of impoverished refugee immigrants, I agree we should let in more immigrants, especially those sponsored by employers.

One thing to keep in mind is that the reduced number of...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 09-17-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,272
Posted By FlyingScot
Agreed. Two other points missed above about...

Agreed. Two other points missed above about wearing masks to protect others:

We have plenty of data now that show it does indeed protect others, it is not wishful thinking or hype.

If a...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 09-17-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,272
Posted By FlyingScot
Maybe you missed the post I replied to? ...

Maybe you missed the post I replied to? Hospitals--high risk places-- often require that people wear a hospital-supplied mask because they know that people like you (and I) are not qualified to...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 09-17-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,272
Posted By FlyingScot
Exactly. They do this because a number of...

Exactly. They do this because a number of people, such as XCR, think they are better than actual experts at choosing masks. As we know, experts may not be perfect, but they have a much better...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 09-13-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,540
Posted By FlyingScot
No expertise here either--but I was also thinking...

No expertise here either--but I was also thinking this is an antitrust violation.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 09-13-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By FlyingScot
Dockside in Wolfeboro--not to be confused with...

Dockside in Wolfeboro--not to be confused with the other Dockside--has had excellent lobster rolls this summer, though at an eye-watering $30. Call before you go--their recent hours have been erratic
Forum: Boating 09-12-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,400
Posted By FlyingScot
The other keys to these tools is that they force...

The other keys to these tools is that they force you to learn the lake and the fundamentals. You cannot get this knowledge/security if you're always outsourcing your brain to tech
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 09-09-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,399
Posted By FlyingScot
Think, for a guy who is usually such a good...

Think, for a guy who is usually such a good thinker, I'm a bit surprised you do not see where this is headed...

Take JTA's advice--the second best PWC is going to be yours ;)
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 09-09-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,030
Posted By FlyingScot
I agree with your corollary--fewer potential...

I agree with your corollary--fewer potential exposures definitely translates to reduced odds to getting sick.

I think you may be too pessimistic when you say efficacy declines to 50%. The numbers...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 09-09-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,740
Posted By FlyingScot
Apparently, your taste buds are as lame as your...

Apparently, your taste buds are as lame as your humor ;)

Big Dig is terrific for those who like ice cream packed with stuff. If Moose Tracks and Ben & Jerry's candy-packed stuff is your...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 09-09-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,030
Posted By FlyingScot
I'm pretty good with statistics and probability. ...

I'm pretty good with statistics and probability. I have not seen Win's numbers, but his interpretation is basically correct if the world does not change over the next year or if the changes sort of...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 09-08-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,030
Posted By FlyingScot
Rational is not taking risks that are not worth...

Rational is not taking risks that are not worth it. I expect that I pass unvaccinated people every time I go to the supermarket, but I would not sit down for two hours in a crowded elbow to elbow...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,676
Posted By FlyingScot
Not very friendly, and not very NH

Not very friendly, and not very NH
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 09-07-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,387
Posted By FlyingScot
I'm with Think on this. We were one time diners...

I'm with Think on this. We were one time diners at Jo Green's--it was unbelievably bad. The worst place we've been in the region.

But a great view! We will give the new guys a try
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 09-07-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,934
Posted By FlyingScot
It's too crowded, nobody goes there anymore...

It's too crowded, nobody goes there anymore...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,935
Posted By FlyingScot
HA! Absolutely! We'll know in just another 30...

HA! Absolutely! We'll know in just another 30 years

I bought a few years ago, with no financial expectations. So I feel extraordinarily lucky that what I thought was a splurge was actually a...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 09-06-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,934
Posted By FlyingScot
Time out--you just posted about "entitled noobs"...

Time out--you just posted about "entitled noobs" and dock space (it was a great post!)

But now you are semi-boycotting places in the off season that will not let you make a reservation because...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,675
Posted By FlyingScot
I agree about "entitled noobs"...or maybe it's...

I agree about "entitled noobs"...or maybe it's naive noobs?

Curious on your voting decision--how long have you been waiting, when do you expect to get dock space under the current system, how old...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 09-06-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By FlyingScot
I followed your very helpful link. It says no...

I followed your very helpful link. It says no decks unless they are "designed to absorb or infiltrate water". Maybe another reader knows how to design a deck that will absorb or infiltrate...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,935
Posted By FlyingScot
agreed. But the "smart" money on the lake is not...

agreed. But the "smart" money on the lake is not buying for a 5-10 year return. It's a generational asset
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 09-06-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By FlyingScot
It's very hard to imagine getting approval for...

It's very hard to imagine getting approval for anything inside of 50'. I'm not certain, but I'm pretty sure that the only reason your current structure is allowed inside of 100' is that it's...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 09-06-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By FlyingScot
Finally--a happy covid restaurant story! We're...

Finally--a happy covid restaurant story! We're on the other side of the lake, or we'd eat there tonight. Let's hope the young chef makes this a full time gig
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By FlyingScot
I drive through there often from all directions. ...

I drive through there often from all directions. There is nothing dangerous about passing on the right if the person you are passing is in the process of making a left turn, and of course, this is...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 09-04-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By FlyingScot
Another case cracked! Amazing how one thing,...

Another case cracked! Amazing how one thing, such as poor ventilation, can make any other fix impossible. It was a fun thread :)
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 09-01-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 30,851
Posted By FlyingScot
Nobody here has questioned a person's right to...

Nobody here has questioned a person's right to choose for themselves. Our society allows a person to do or not do a whole bunch of things with their bodies that other people think are poor choices. ...
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