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    The Joy of physical media ( CD’s and such )

    Check out Tidal or Qobuz. CD quality and hi rez streaming. https://www.soundstagesimplifi.com/index.php/feature-articles/63-hi-rez-streaming-tidal-vs-qobuz
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    The Joy of physical media ( CD’s and such )

    I got myself a Bluesound Vault for Christmas and just got done ripping my CD collection. Amazingly easy and great indexing with the phone remote app. Also streaming Tidal MQA with the Vault. Playback from the Vault library or streaming Tidal way outshines my old but decent CD player sound-wise and access-wise. I still like my trusty turntable too but in a different sort of way. Added: There is still a certain elegance to actually handling and loading the media. I always wanted a B&O multiple CD changer just for the cool factor and the fun of operation.
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    What's the weather like where you're at?

    Yes, outside Bozeman (rhymes with froze- man)
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    What's the weather like where you're at?

    Nice and clear but -28F (240K) this morning.
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    What's the weather like where you're at?

    Yesterday's forecast was off. Minus 26 last night but up to a balmy minus 12 now. Thought I'd put up a similar shot with a vehicle sporting a vanity plate for scale - looks like we're about even with MN.
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    What's the weather like where you're at?

    Just cleared the driveway again today. Hip deep snow in the back yard. Lows in the minus teens predicted for the next three nights. No azaleas.
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    Is There A Saudi Arabian Equivalent of Ebay

    If you're the accountant, count me out. 106 billion smackers is only 1.06 billion Benjamins. I smell a scam - I'm still waiting for the 18 million smackers that your Nigerian royal family friends promised me.
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    Show us your great photography thread!

    Some more attempts at panning blurs.
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    Quotable Quote

    A few of my favorite Will Rogers quotes: "If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went." "Too many people spend money they haven't earned to buy things they don't want to impress people they don't like." "A fool and his money are soon elected." "Never miss a good chance to shut up."
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    Show us your great photography thread!

    Do you have a skate board?
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    Show us your great photography thread!

    Here's a little history re the Turkey Pardon. https://www.whitehousehistory.org/pardoning-the-thanksgiving-turkey
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    Show us your great photography thread!

    Despite having no political affiliation, we were invited to attend the traditional Presidential Turkey Pardon in the White House Rose Garden last week. Thought I'd post up a few photos. The turkeys were taking questions for media day at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel where they had their own suite. After passing the check points on the day of the pardon, we walked in along the East Wing. The South Portico. The view of the Mall from the South Lawn. We were admitted into the Rose Garden early to see the National Thanksgiving Turkey deep in thought and pacing just before the ceremony. I think he was a bit worried that the pardon might not go off as planned. Much to the bird's relief, the Trumps showed up on time and granted a full pardon. We mingled a bit and offered our congratulations to the turkey for his new lease on life. I took this last photo as we were leaving. Turned out to be a beautiful day - the Rose Garden and Oval Office can be seen in the background left of the large tree.
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    Show us your great photography thread!

    The former.
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