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Thread: Trivial (or not so trivial) stuff that makes you happy.

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    I can remember when the NFL champion would play a pre-season exhibition match against a collegiate all-star team. They had some "play gentle" rules, but both teams also had something to prove.

    The NHL has been using a very interesting all-star game set up. The league has four conferences. Each conference has a team. (More all-stars get to compete.) They play two 20 minute mini-games (AvB and CvD) and the two winners play a third. Fast, high scoring, still some hitting, and fun to watch.
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    Yeah, well...hitting. Lots of grudges on the ice, even in an all-star game.


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    Here in the maritimes two university teams got into a fight Sunday and they are still figuring out who and how long to suspend.
    From the wilderness to the cosmos.
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    Our power came back on after four hours. It's about 0C here so that's a very good thing. Also good is that our fancy integrated generator fired up automatically and kept us from being totally without. Couldn't actually watch TV, but after I moved the main Tivo box into the bedroom where the power is we could watch recordings.
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    A friend's power went off yesterday, and she got it back pretty quickly, too. Also, the cat that turned up at her house and wasn't hers turned out to have an owner who was happy to get it back and find out that it had spent the night safe and warm.
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    Speaking of cats, there was a cat in Montana the other day that apparently got injured while outside and was unable to make its way to its usual hiding spots. When its owners found it, it was unresponsive, with clumps of snow frozen to its fur, and had a body temperature lower than what the vet's thermometers were able to read.

    Made a complete recovery.
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    Eight left.
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    Here is the official warning there is another member of the family with a drivers licence, may niece passed here drivers test today.
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    They're starting two hours late, but our school district goes back today.
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    "You can't erase icing."

    "I can't believe it doesn't work! I found it on the internet, man!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Backroad Astronomer View Post
    Here is the official warning there is another member of the family with a drivers licence, may niece passed here drivers test today.
    Sorry my niece.
    From the wilderness to the cosmos.
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