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Flatirons? Holy fuck there are two within eyesight using as door stops.
The door stops near as I can tell pre-date the (not so) Civil War.
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They made us read that shit in school
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"This aggression will not stand, man."
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That is in fact my grandpa. And yes he's playing with it. It was the hat though that got him banned from family gatherings.
... The stars were suns, but so far away they were just little points of light ... The scale of the universe suddenly opened up to me. It was a kind of religious experience. There was a magnificence to it, a grandeur, a scale which has never left me. Never ever left me.
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Ahem, Slick.

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Pyrrho wrote: Wed Dec 23, 2020 12:06 pm Ahem, Slick.

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Sure, try out some dangerous honkey invention on the black guy. Typical.
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robinson2 wrote: Wed Dec 23, 2020 6:25 pm Image

I thought those things looked interesting so a while back, maybe two years ago, I foolishly clicked on one of the ads.

First of all, holy shit, I thought paraglider wings were expensive. No thanks.

Second, whatever algorithm they're using is worse than an STD. I'm still getting ads for them.
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Sack support is very important
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England 1901:

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John Cleese?

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Harlem 1970.
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