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    Started a bottle of Hendrick's gin for the first...

    Started a bottle of Hendrick's gin for the first time in a few years. It seemed a lot heavier on the licorice than I remembered.
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    My thesis is that in the limit there is no...

    My thesis is that in the limit there is no difference between gin and vodka. So one can only say one does not like all/any gin if one also doesn't like natural vodka.

    On the other hand, one can...
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    Tanqueray (normal London Dry) is my "canonical"...

    Tanqueray (normal London Dry) is my "canonical" gin. But I didn't like Tanquery Ten. It had a sharp woody taste.

    When Canadian-made Gordon's was extremely pungent juniper (Drew said "like...
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    Studio uses a different line of kernels, so it...

    Studio uses a different line of kernels, so it could be that Ubuntu Studio knows how to get woken up even though Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't.
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    No. No. People who debate for a living...

    No. No. People who debate for a living habitually use language which is inaccurate and/or fallacious.
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    Conceptually, it would be nice if you could run...

    Conceptually, it would be nice if you could run both ordinary Ubuntu and Ubuntu Studio simultaneously so you could switch between them, wouldn't it?

    Only tangentially related, but I might as well...
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    I sort of suspect his system goes to a mode where...

    I sort of suspect his system goes to a mode where all ttys (displays and keyboard) have gone to sleep somehow. I would guess he or his son would have tried CTRL-ALT-DEL and it probably didn't...
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    Hendrick's Gin tastes like(of) cucumber.

    Hendrick's Gin tastes like(of) cucumber.
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    While playing a silly Android game, I stayed up...

    While playing a silly Android game, I stayed up way too late and watched most of Rocco and His Brothers. Like the article says, the scenery and cars were very interesting. Well, actually, the...
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    As to the detail of Firefox updates, 16.04...

    As to the detail of Firefox updates, 16.04 Firefox should stay up-to-date enough via regular apt/dpkg maintenance (done by a GUI which wakes up occasionally, or via)

    george@ubuntu$ sudo apt-get...
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    A web search for "Juli Briskman" should lead you...

    A web search for "Juli Briskman" should lead you to several articles indicating that she has been fired for flipping off the Trump motorcade as it drove past her on her bicycle. Or perhaps she was...
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    All gins are not created equal.

    All gins are not created equal.
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    Store was out of normal (London Dry) Tanqueray...

    Store was out of normal (London Dry) Tanqueray in the normal size, so I decided to try the Rangpur (Lime) variety.

    Don't like it. It tastes like vodka mixed with dirty limes (completely...
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    http://gtxforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=2...

    http://gtxforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=2675

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    Saw a BMW I8 parked in the other University...

    Saw a BMW I8 parked in the other University parking lot while I was walking in. It had gold trim.
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    Mike Douglas show. June 7, 1972. ...

    Mike Douglas show. June 7, 1972.



    http://www.tv.com/shows/the-mike-douglas-show/episodes/all/?sortmode=rating

    I remember that show. It seemed very weird having children's entertainers...
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    Like Liberace. But actually I believe that's a...

    Like Liberace. But actually I believe that's a harpsichord not a piano.

    And Trelane also has no candelabra.

    Oh. Further research says the Trelane actor also played Klingon commander Koloth in...
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    So I recognized the old-style memorabilia, and...

    So I recognized the old-style memorabilia, and realized it was likely the one with the Liberace-like character.

    A web search for "star trek liberace" told me the episode was The Squire of Gothos....
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    It has to do with respect for an old 6809...

    It has to do with respect for an old 6809 operating system.
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    While driving to Listowel last Sunday we saw,...

    While driving to Listowel last Sunday we saw, near Millbank, a young woman propelling one of those Mennonite/Amish scooters towing behind her a small child in a home-made two-wheel trailer.

    On the...
  21. "Now then, I'd like to buy some Comedy, please,...

    "Now then, I'd like to buy some Comedy, please, my good man..."

    "Certainly, sir. What sort would you like?"
  22. Our brick is sufficiently fake that I can connect...

    Our brick is sufficiently fake that I can connect to WiFi in my driveway to upload my Strava. (Current primary recording device doesn't even have Mobile service, or even a SIM card). Or perhaps the...
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    The other day I think I watched parts of Harry...

    The other day I think I watched parts of Harry Potter and the Temple of Doom. Wait, no. I must have one of those strange televisions they made up in the questions they posed on Match Game '78.

    I...
  24. Hunter S. Thompson based entire books on that.

    Hunter S. Thompson based entire books on that.
  25. https://android.stackexchange.com/questions/55967/...

    https://android.stackexchange.com/questions/55967/pictures-and-videos-not-showing-in-the-gallery

    helped me get some new backup picture directories to show up in the Gallery. Prior to trying some...
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