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chef free

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    I hear a very high pitched whine in my ears. Sometimes much worse than other times. It makes it hard for me to pick out voices, especially female voices, in noisy environments. I have noticed that caffeine and alcohol aggravate it. Sometimes loud music makes it worse but not always. Sometimes it makes listening to music unpleasant. Does anyone else here have this problem? What makes it better? What makes it worse? I think mine was caused by lots of exposure to very cold conditions while winter mountain biking and lots of really loud Zeppelin through a pair of AKG 240 headphones!
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  4. An EPIC tale, well told! Thank you, Sir, I felt like I was there...
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    Hot pics of Jimmy

    A friend took this in Oakland back in '77!
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    Mr. Richard Pryor

    "Man, I hope we don't meet no Muslims."
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    Random Thoughts v.3

    That got run over by the "Hooray for me, and fuck you!" crowd...
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    Astronomy - Planets , Stars & Heavenly Bodies

    Mars and earth are on the same side of the sun right now so we're pretty close, about a mere 35,000,000 miles, that's close for another planet! I hear ya about lack of dark skies, I've lived in the SF Bay Area for my whole life, the difference in darkness in fifty years is shocking, it NEVER gets dark here anymore, three times as many people, lights, etc. I got a "go to" telescope, you program in your longitude and latitude, then point it at three bright stars, now it "knows" where it is and can point itself at objects you can't see with the naked eye. I also have a filter that blocks some of the light that street lights make, it doesn't make the stars brighter, it makes the sky darker. Now a trip to the southern hemisphere for some star gazing would be awesome! I'd love to see the Southern Cross, I've heard the Tarantula nebula is as cool as the Orion nebula. I've also heard about a dust cloud that blocks all the stars behind it, it's called the Coal Sack. More bucket list stuff...
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    He wants the band and the crowd to give more...
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    Astronomy - Planets , Stars & Heavenly Bodies

    Mars is close and looking good through a modest 130mm telescope. Polar cap clearly visible.
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    Random Thoughts v.3

    According to the book Who's Who in Hell: A Handbook and International Directory for Humanists, Freethinkers, Naturalist, Rationalists and Non-Theists, Mr. Kissinger's soul went directly to Hell, and his body was inhabited by a demon, the moment he touched that Nobel Peace Prize.
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    What Are You Reading?

    Pastoralia by George Saunders
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    BON APPÉTIT! What Are You Eating?

    Pork chops were $0.99/lb. at the store last night. I got 10 chops for $6! I seasoned them with basil, sage, thyme, garlic, onion and brown sugar then slow smoked them at about 220F for two hours over a cherry wood fire. Best pork chops I've ever tasted! So this is what pork is supposed to be like, tender...
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    All My Love - story behind the song?

    "The tides have caused the flame to dim..." Has always struck me as being about the loss of their marriage. I'm surprised to finally know the timeline...
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    1975 US Soundboards "Live Album"

    Very nice! Many good choices here, some I would have made...
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    Astronomy - Planets , Stars & Heavenly Bodies

    Moon tour, take the trip!
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    Greta Van Fleet

    These boys are really starting to grow on me. I'm hearing their music in my head...
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    Plant promises Zeppelin reunion!

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    2019-2020 NBA SEASON*

    He's a free agent next year and the Lakers still have cap space. He's going to spend a year in Toronto to try to "come back" from his "injury" (or whatever the hell was REALLY happening...). If he has a good year, he'll be worth a big contract with the "LeBron Era" lakers. I know you aren't a big LeBron fan but he's got to be an improvement for the venerable franchise!
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    2019-2020 NBA SEASON*

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    New Yardbirds

    "It's just like that loin movie, kids!"
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    The Movie Thread II: Thoughts on Incredibles ii?

    I liked the way it picked up right where the original left off. However, that decision caused the overall pace of the movie to be too frantic. Because to the high speed pace, the quieter parts seemed to drag a bit. The bit with Edna and baby Jack Jack was hilarious, I loved Mr. Incredible's "Incredicar", and "Rick Dicker" cracked me up because I had watched Men in Black the night before! (He's a copy of Agent K.) I have only seen it once so far. We'll see if it holds up as well as the first one...
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    New Yardbirds

    Wait! You mean the last Yardbirds show was on the same date (July 7th) as the last Led Zeppelin show?