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BS: The Mother of all BS threads

Rapparee 22 Feb 06 - 12:03 PM
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Amos 22 Feb 06 - 11:13 AM
Acme 22 Feb 06 - 11:07 AM
Amos 22 Feb 06 - 11:02 AM
MMario 22 Feb 06 - 10:54 AM
Bee-dubya-ell 22 Feb 06 - 10:48 AM
Bee-dubya-ell 22 Feb 06 - 10:10 AM
Rapparee 22 Feb 06 - 09:56 AM
MMario 22 Feb 06 - 09:44 AM
Amos 22 Feb 06 - 09:41 AM
Rapparee 22 Feb 06 - 09:37 AM
John MacKenzie 22 Feb 06 - 09:31 AM
Tweed 22 Feb 06 - 09:11 AM
GUEST 22 Feb 06 - 09:03 AM
MMario 22 Feb 06 - 08:59 AM
MMario 22 Feb 06 - 08:52 AM
Amos 22 Feb 06 - 08:51 AM
John MacKenzie 22 Feb 06 - 04:49 AM
GUEST,Ms Penelope Rutledge 22 Feb 06 - 12:49 AM
Amos 22 Feb 06 - 12:21 AM
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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 12:03 PM

Why would she do that? Where's it going? Did it fall off or something?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 11:20 AM

And kiss your ass goodbye!
G


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 11:13 AM

I am not going to say anything. I am not going to say anything. I am not....


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 11:07 AM

Geez, guys, I'm feeling a little light-headed with all of this talk of "bright red frothy" blood. Then that zebra-striped car put me over the edge. I'm just going to tuck my head between my knees for a minute. . .


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 11:02 AM

M.M. is right, BWL; you should have said "delicates" or "foundation garments" or just "pants".

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 10:54 AM

JAYZUZ, Bee-Dubya! You should know better then to say stuff like that in front of a lady like Miss Penelope!

She's used to gentlemen - who would never, ever, say "knickers" in the hearing of the fair sex.

YOu talk to MOM with that mouth?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 10:48 AM

Dear Mizz Penelope,

I would like to apologize fer th' rudishness of my earlier post. I did not mean to imply anything about yore niece, Mizz Veronica. When I said thet she probly has all 'em young English fellers creamin' in they knickers it hadn't occurred to me thet whut wif havin' you as a aunt I should've said thet she's probly got all 'em young English fellers, old English fellers, young English girls, an' probly ever damm dog wiffin thirty miles creamin' in they knickers.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 10:10 AM

Well, Mizz Penelope, it's nice t' hear thet some-damn-body in yore fambly has some class an' gumption. I'm shore Mizz Veronica's zebra-stripe Porsche is somethin' t' behold. Th' sight of her toolin' through them moors in thet thang's probly got all 'em young English fellers creamin' in they knickers. Thet is what ya'll call 'em, ain't it? Knickers?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 09:56 AM

I think, MMario, that we're saying the same thing.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 09:44 AM

The cirulatory system consists of two loops. ONe from the heart to the lungs (where the blood is oxygenated) and back to the heart - the other larger, main loop is from the heart out to the body and eventually the capillaries - where the oxygen is exchanged for waste gases and then back to the heart (with a side trip through the lymphic system for some of the blood serum and even some white cells - but that's in the advanced lessons).

Arteries always carry blood away from the heart - the pulmanary arteries carry un-oxygenated blood to the lungs. The are the exception to the rule that arteries carry oxygenated blood. Veins always carry blood TO the heart - and in the case of the pulmanary viens - this is oxygenated - again, the exception to the rule that viens carry the oxygen depleted blood.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 09:41 AM

My apologies, good MM -- you are completely correct.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 09:37 AM

Then why does the brachial artery (in the wrist) spout bright red frothy oxygenated blood? Why does the radial artery (under the collarbone) do the same? Or the femoral artery in the groin?

Conversely, the jugular vein if cut will bleed dark, unoxygenated blood and so will the other veins.

Capillaries, for what it's worth, work the same way. The oxygenated ones are called "arterioles". You don't normally notice because when capillaries are broken they are so small that you usually break several of both sorts and the blood mixes.\

Which brings up the question of why Dracula would bite the jugular vein. No oxygen there. But then, maybe that's his idea of a quiet dinner and he saves the arteries for times when he wants a little more excitement in his food, sort of like sometimes you want a quiet sedate steak and sometimes you want habenero-scotch bonnet casserole.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 09:31 AM

The donkey perhaps?
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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Tweed
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 09:11 AM

That Guest was me by the way. Somethin' ate my cookie.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 09:03 AM

Things have been breathlessly busy around Rutledge Mansion...

Yaz, no doubt you are outta breath Mz.Pennywart, what with hollerin' "Slap my ass like you mean it Winston and bray like a donkey!" all day and nite.

Poor feller had no idea of what he was getting hizzelf into....


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 08:59 AM

see pulmanary system

to qoute:

...right ventricle fills and then contracts, pushing the blood into the pulmonary artery which leads to the lungs. In the lung capillaries, the exchange of carbon dioxide and oxygen takes place. The fresh, oxygen-rich blood enters the pulmonary veins and then returns to the heart...


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 08:52 AM

veins return de-oxygenated blood to the heart Arteries carry the de-oxygenated blood from the heart to the lungs and viens carry the OXYGENATED blood from the lungs to the heart. Then it gets pumped out to the body via arteries.

The heart to lung to heart loop is the reverse of the normal cycle. Arteries always carry blood away from the heart, veins to the heart.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 08:51 AM

Dear Madam:

My condolences to you on the tedium of your married adventure, and my congratulations to you on the precise characterization of our President here across the great waters, and of his misadventures with our nation in tow.

A.

American


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 04:49 AM

A Penny and her thoughts.
Have we missed you Penny? Well in a way; the sniper we sent missed you, as did the ICBM, we have great hopes of the new booby-trapped shooting stick which our own dear Q is designing, having more success. There is however doubt in some quarters as to whether an exploding shooting stick would have the desired effect, as several of our informants say you are uccustomed to explosions around your nether regions.
Yet we live in hope!
Giok


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: GUEST,Ms Penelope Rutledge
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 12:49 AM

It has come to my attention that my name was taken in vain recently on this thread. Well, well. I had shaken the dust of this silly forum off my heels quite some time ago, but a sort of morbid curiosity, I suppose, has compelled me to look in on it now and then. I see that Tweed is still around. Pity! He seems worried about the possibility that someone might geld him. Ha! What would be the point? No female still capable of bearing children has ever been attracted to Tweed, so I hardly think we are in danger of his genes being perpetuated or passed on in the usual fashion. No, dears, I think we can all rest easily and put that dark thought entirely out of our minds!

Things have been breathlessly busy around Rutledge Mansion, what with our frequent trips to Europe, the remodeling of the Henry the VIIIth room, the installation of the Roman baths, and Winston's beastly insistence on continuing with the "sporting life", as he calls it (the murder of innocent wild animals and the wastage of perfectly good horses), and Veronica's roaring about madly in her new Porsche! Yes, Winston bought her a zebra-striped Porsche. Veronica could not decide whether to have a black Porsche or a white one, so she said, "Make it in both colours then!" I am told it is the only one ever made in the zebra-striped scheme, and I believe it! I advised against it, not because of the price (astronomical!) or the appearance (hideous!), but because I fear that she may kill herself in it. Veronica drives just as aggressively as Winston, but with only one tenth of his experience and finesse. Like a madwoman, in other words.

It will be on her head if she comes to grief, and I may have to say "I told you so!" to her gravestone, but there seems to be nothing I can do about it.

I do long sometimes for those carefree days in southern Spain, away from the madding crowd, if I may say it, in stuffy old Twillingsgate and boring old London. Becoming married had the salutary effect of causing the immediate evaporation of a host of romantically obsessed pests who fancied themselves as my suitors, but it has burdened me with a mountain of other responsibilities that I sometimes grow weary of.

Meanwhile, Tony Blair and that apelike, subhuman creature George Bush Jr are persisting in their military madness, and the general tenor and grace of society is declining visibly with every passing season...

It's all just damned tedious if I may say so.

* PR


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 12:21 AM

Obviously, greater wisdom than any one of us is capable of; thanks, BWL!

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 22 Feb 06 - 12:10 AM

Resting your case is a good idea, but make sure you rest it on the floor. A case should not be confused with an airline tray-table and should never be left in a fully upright position. A case rested against a wall can tip over which can result in damage to the guitar inside the case. Headstocks are particlarly vulnerable to being broken off when cases fall over.

And for God's sake never rest your bass against a wall! I've witnessed one upright bass's neck being snapped off when the instrument tipped over after being leaned against a wall. Makes the damnedest noise you've ever heard.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 21 Feb 06 - 11:41 PM

I rest my case.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 21 Feb 06 - 09:05 PM

Swarmy, how I love ya, how I love ya, my dear old swarmy....


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 21 Feb 06 - 07:03 PM

The swarming behavior of ants, bees, termites, and other social insects has implications far beyond the hive. Swarm intelligence ? the collective behavior of independent agents, each responding to local stimuli without supervision ? can be used to understand and model phenomena as diverse as blood clotting, highway traffic patterns, gene expression, and immune responses, to name just a few. Swarm technology is proving useful in a wide range of applications including robotics and nanotechnology, molecular biology and medicine, traffic and crowd control, military tactics, and even interactive art.

Students and faculty in the Evolutionary and Swarm Design (ESD) Research Group at the University of Calgary, Canada, use Mac computers and Mac OS X to model swarm behavior and to apply it to an ever-increasing number of real-world problems. Swarm modeling theories provide new conceptual frameworks for extending the field of artificial intelligence and suggest new possibilities for computer hardware and software design.

Christian Jacob has led the ESD Research Group since its inception. Like many swarm researchers, he believes that biologically-inspired computational tools like the ones being developed in the ESD Research Group will prove invaluable for developing many of the important technologies of the twenty-first century.

"What I find intriguing is the fact that very similar principles seem to apply to swarm-like systems regardless of scale," Jacob says. "We can use the models that describe army ant raiding behavior to predict the behavior of automobile traffic or pedestrians on the road. The models that describe how birds and fish flock and school have practical applications in, for example, genetic algorithm test functions and the training of artificial neural network weights."

A Mind of Its Own

In contrast to the top-down organization that characterizes many human endeavors, many social species achieve their communal goals using a purely bottom-up approach with no central command-and-control structure. A swarm of termites, for example, exhibits a collective intelligence that far exceeds the intelligence of any individual insect, which by itself has limited capabilities for processing and communicating information.

The collective intelligence of the swarm emerges in a decentralized way from the actions of individual insects responding to local stimuli from the environment and, most importantly, from other members of the swarm. There is no "boss" in charge. No individual insect grasps the big picture. Yet in the aggregate, the local actions of each insect based on the local stimuli available to it can accomplish a collective goal that serves the interests of the whole community.




I wish we could do that here. I mean, demonstrate a greater intelligence overall than any of us has individually. It would be heart-swarming.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 21 Feb 06 - 07:01 PM

Hell, we couldn't even get one Gore over here; but maybe we were aiming for the wrong one.

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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 21 Feb 06 - 04:56 PM

I'm pretty sanguine about it myself, who bloody cares, if you've got two gores you've got two gores!
Giok


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 21 Feb 06 - 04:47 PM

MM:

Arteries carry oxygen rich blood away from the heart. Veins carry oxygen depleted blood back to the lungs and heart. Arterial blood is bright red because it is charged (the hemoglobin is carrying oxygen); venous blood, darker in color because it is lower in oxygen.

You can test this empirically at home, but I wish you would take my word for it!! :D


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 21 Feb 06 - 04:42 PM

Horses recycle?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 21 Feb 06 - 04:24 PM

I hate to correct someone, but the arteries carry oxygenated blood away from the heart and lungs and toward the capillaries, various organs, etc. Veins return the oxygen-depleted blood to the heart and lungs for recycling.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 21 Feb 06 - 03:36 PM

Cirrhosis of the River is the best boat name I know.
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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 21 Feb 06 - 03:19 PM

Amos - de-oxygenated blood goes to the lungs in arteries.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 21 Feb 06 - 03:13 PM

Reminds me of a punchline from Peter Lind Hayes about their family boat. He called it "Columbia, the germ of the ocean."


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 21 Feb 06 - 03:11 PM

So, the poor dead horse germ lived in vein, huh?

I have never personally been a horse innard, although I have been called something used to be horse food at times. When it comes to horses, I've always been an imported car -- an outie.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 21 Feb 06 - 02:17 PM

I was once befriended by a germ who had been a horse innard -- lived along the banks of one of the main arteries and lived darned well, for a germ, getting first pick of the fresh Kentucky oxygen that coursed through the horse's lungs and heart. He, in turn, had a buddy -- also a germ -- who was never satisfied with his lot, and announced he was going to leave the artery and strike out on his own in search of adventure and a brighter, richer future. Although his fellows tried to dissuade him, this malcontent germ would hear nothing of it, and he set out wiggling one day and made his way across the great plains of the horse's internal cavities until he came to the banks of a secondary vein, which brought used blood back to the lungs for replenishment. The wandering germ found little good to sustain life there, and eventually starved to death.

"So you see," my friend the ex-horse germ said to me, "You should never change streams in the middle of a horse."

It is a lesson I have never forgotten.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rustic Rebel
Date: 21 Feb 06 - 01:07 PM

On the otherhand, if I were 'in' Mr Ed, I would also be an innard. A horse innard, of course.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 21 Feb 06 - 10:26 AM

I thought cats innards were used to make violin strings, but it now appears from what you say that they must also be used in the manufacture of Geld guitars.
Giok


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 21 Feb 06 - 10:04 AM

Head 'em, heel 'em, stretch 'em, brand 'em, cut 'em, vaccynate 'em, let 'em go.

Simple when you know how (and have help).


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 21 Feb 06 - 09:27 AM

Bearcats have no bearing on the issue. As I recall the issue was geldings, feline. Processes relating to the production thereof.

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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 21 Feb 06 - 04:32 AM

What about this then Bee-dubya-ell?
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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 20 Feb 06 - 11:22 PM

Out of the woods came three bears: Poppa, Momma,and Baby. Pappa
Bear said, "Oh, my. That little girl was toooooooo cold!" Momma Bear said, "Oh, my. That little girl was toooooooooo hot!" Baby Bear just burped and picked golden hair out of his teeth.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 20 Feb 06 - 11:20 PM

I thought we might be back to discussing oatmeal.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 20 Feb 06 - 10:26 PM

Obviously, BWL has his bearings clear, and he ain't just Timkin around, either.

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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 20 Feb 06 - 09:58 PM

That was definitely a bearing rollered, not a bearing tapered. BLAM! Rollered.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 20 Feb 06 - 09:12 PM

It has no bearing. To have bearing, it must have bears. There are no bears in this thread, just cats. If you would like to introduce a bear or two into the thread, then it will have bearing. However, I would suggest against introducing three bears because that may have the undesired side-effect of causing a little girl to show up and eat all the oatmeal which would mean we wouldn't be able to make a haggis.

Or, you could just forget about bearing all together and introduce a llama so the thread can have llamaing.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 20 Feb 06 - 08:12 PM

I don't see what bearing that has on the subject!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 20 Feb 06 - 01:52 PM

Tapered or roller?
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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 20 Feb 06 - 01:36 PM

YEah, but somehow no matter how fast they run, the balls keep up with 'em.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 20 Feb 06 - 12:48 PM

This cat gelding sounds like a recipe for a ball-race. Does the cat get a head start?
Giok


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bunnahabhain
Date: 20 Feb 06 - 11:46 AM

I hate being ill. By the time I've though of something to say, one of you has already said it. If I don't get better by the weekend, it will be the least of my troubles though!

BTW, I though oldtrino was now a Ford company....


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