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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 02:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,040
Posted By FlyingScot
Are there any destination resorts with only 1300'...

Are there any destination resorts with only 1300' of drop? Sunapee is not much bigger, but it's closer to Mass. For Gunstock to be a destination, it has to lure folks from Loon/Waterville, only an...
Forum: Boating 12-05-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,440
Posted By FlyingScot
Ha! I wish! I have really fallen in love. I...

Ha! I wish! I have really fallen in love. I do think you're right about the PWCs--we are still a few years away from them being viable. But even as a person who prized his Barracuda and a string...
Forum: Boating 12-05-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,440
Posted By FlyingScot
OK, Slim--but isn't that the speed limit? ...

OK, Slim--but isn't that the speed limit?

Seriously, a full-figured rider will benefit even more from the instant torque than a waif. The engine does not need to spool up to a few thousand rpms...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 12-05-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,381
Posted By FlyingScot
Charlie Baker reported last week that the testing...

Charlie Baker reported last week that the testing Think describes is working extremely well, and has saved 140,000 "sick days" for kids in Mass (maybe that's 20,000 kids tested negative who would...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 12-05-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,381
Posted By FlyingScot
Here's the large site program you're looking for,...

Here's the large site program you're looking for, with sites in Laconia, Rochester, et al: https://www.governor.nh.gov/news-and-media/booster-blitz-ahead-registration-open-covid-19-booster-sites
...
Forum: Boating 12-05-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,440
Posted By FlyingScot
Yes--these are great points. The equation that...

Yes--these are great points. The equation that makes EVs decent is the combination of run time, cost, charging requirements. Obviously, we are there on cars of about $40K or more, and it looks like...
Forum: Boating 12-04-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,440
Posted By FlyingScot
Unless you're an oil exec or a gas station owner,...

Unless you're an oil exec or a gas station owner, I'm not sure why you're being so silly about this. As you'd hope, this stuff is completely waterproof and safe.

My 220V car charger at home is...
Forum: Boating 12-04-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,006
Posted By FlyingScot
I think your town is collecting the $5 to offset...

I think your town is collecting the $5 to offset the expense/distraction of providing the service that, as you say, has nothing to do with them. They are just providing a convenience for you. You...
Forum: Automotive 12-03-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By FlyingScot
You might want to check out Subarus. My kids...

You might want to check out Subarus. My kids have had 3--very well made, comfortable, and outdoorsy. I have been a big fan of Hondas and Toyotas in the past; I think these are better, and a better...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 12-02-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,381
Posted By FlyingScot
You're right. I was too harsh with moronic. ...

You're right. I was too harsh with moronic.

Let's just say that it is higher risk wrt covid than pretty much anything else, so we should not be surprised that a number of people got sick.
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 12-02-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,381
Posted By FlyingScot
It's not that I claim the vax reduces infections,...

It's not that I claim the vax reduces infections, it's that clinical trials prove it.

You seem to be hung up on the idea that if any vaxxed person becomes infected, that disproves the vaccines. ...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 12-01-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,381
Posted By FlyingScot
The vaccines reduce infections and thus spread...

The vaccines reduce infections and thus spread and mutation dramatically. I can't believe I still have to type that or that you think covid would have any significance at all if everyone was vaxxed....
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 11-30-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By FlyingScot
I would also avoid a hospital without vax...

I would also avoid a hospital without vax requirements.

But others have asserted that they would avoid businesses with vax requirements, as a way to "vote" for liberty. It will be interesting to...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 11-30-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,381
Posted By FlyingScot
YES! EXACTLY! I did not mean to suggest that...

YES! EXACTLY! I did not mean to suggest that this is the only situation, this phenomena is everywhere, including your great examples. I did mean to point out that there is a difference between our...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 11-30-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,381
Posted By FlyingScot
I agree, sadly, that the controversy itself is...

I agree, sadly, that the controversy itself is fascinating.

A very thoughtful cousin said to me a few weeks ago that the capacity for sophisticated thought separates humans from other species. ...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 11-30-2021, 12:38 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,381
Posted By FlyingScot
I don't think anyone has demonized the...

I don't think anyone has demonized the unvaccinated. That is not the same thing as being disappointed in their actions or even requiring them to be vaxxed to keep their jobs.

The chances of a...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 11-30-2021, 12:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By FlyingScot
If you're right, this may present many in New...

If you're right, this may present many in New Hampshire with an interesting opportunity to vote with their pocketbooks. One way to speak up for "freedom" would be to choose a New Hampshire hospital...
Forum: Boating 11-28-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,163
Posted By FlyingScot
Agreed. But this is not an either/or question. ...

Agreed. But this is not an either/or question. We should keep the speed limit, for all the reasons mentioned by others...and rein in the wake boards
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 11-28-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,381
Posted By FlyingScot
Very admirable and easy to understand. Also...

Very admirable and easy to understand. Also harkens back to when people who described themselves as conservative sought to protect the environment. I have never thought of myself as conservative,...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 11-28-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,381
Posted By FlyingScot
Good point, but an easy mistake to make. We're...

Good point, but an easy mistake to make. We're in a situation where the loudest Republican voices assert they are the most conservative people, while doing very unconservative things.

Deficit...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 11-28-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,381
Posted By FlyingScot
As John pointed out that conservative and...

As John pointed out that conservative and Republican are not the same thing--we should also note that misinformation and conservative are not the same thing. You don't see people quickly dismissing...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 11-26-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,427
Posted By FlyingScot
Never met him, never said he was sincere, even...

Never met him, never said he was sincere, even noted that I have not heard him in years. I said only that he was both very crude and highly intelligent. You continue to miss this second part
...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 11-25-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,427
Posted By FlyingScot
Thanks, an excellence piece. (Although Kirk is...

Thanks, an excellence piece. (Although Kirk is obviously superior, and only a fool would choose Picard!)

You might enjoy Ignorance by Stuart Firestein; he describes how, paradoxically, it is...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 11-25-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,427
Posted By FlyingScot
I have not heard him in years, but you...

I have not heard him in years, but you misunderstand Howard Stern. Like many successful entertainers, he has deep contradictions. He is sophomoric and crude, but also a very rigorous thinker. Kind...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 11-24-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,022
Posted By FlyingScot
If you are trying to set it using the device...

If you are trying to set it using the device itself, switch to the app. If the app is tricky for you, try the online website on your computer. If that is challenging, try getting the help of a...
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