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  1. tonyb liked decojoe67's post in the thread My Vintage Radio Collection.

    This is a sharp small tabletop radio, a 1938 Philco model 38-15. A nice dial, grille, and performing 2-band chassis. I replaced the...

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  2. tonyb liked Turnip's post in the thread Chronic Illness.

    Got a Moderna booster after two prior shots of BioNTech, feels good so far. :)

    Jan 22, 2022 at 5:56 PM
  3. tonyb replied to the thread The Mandela Effect.

    None of which is to say that computers have no place in the schools. Of course they do. But I’m hoping we’ve gotten past fetishizing the...

    Jan 22, 2022 at 12:31 AM
  4. tonyb replied to the thread The Mandela Effect.

    ^^^^^ I, too, hope you’re wrong. I was covering local schools about the time personal computers were becoming ubiquitous. School...

    Jan 21, 2022 at 10:05 PM
  5. tonyb replied to the thread The Mandela Effect.

    I’m a bit torn. Committing a lengthy text (the Bible, say, or the Koran) to memory is an impressive feat, much in the way that is...

    Jan 21, 2022 at 6:08 PM
  6. tonyb replied to the thread Vintage posters and other paper ephemera.

    The bunch of fruit crate labels I alluded to a few posts up the thread arrived a couple-three days ago. There are a few duplicates. Cool...

    Jan 21, 2022 at 5:19 PM
  7. tonyb liked vitanola's post in the thread Show us your vehicles.

    Lust brought this home today. A ‘28 Dodge Brothers Victory Six Brougham. About a hundred miles on her since a nut-and bolt restoration-...

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  8. tonyb liked Big Man's post in the thread Show us your vehicles.

    [ATTACH] We had some snow the other day, but the old '48 Plymouth managed to plow right through.

    IMG_20220119_182029_491.jpg Jan 21, 2022 at 4:35 AM
  9. tonyb liked N2S3's post in the thread Show us your vehicles.

    Morgan +8 I've sold my '77 Ford F150 with some gain of money and bought a new old car. This Morgan is 30 yrs old, pretty much the same...

    Morgan05.jpg Jan 21, 2022 at 4:34 AM
  10. tonyb replied to the thread The Mandela Effect.

    On using my trusty Buck 501 pocketknife a couple hours ago (I’ve had the thing for, like, 27 years), I did a double take to check that...

    Jan 20, 2022 at 10:00 PM
  11. tonyb replied to the thread The Mandela Effect.

    ^^^^^ I’ve long maintained that for committing information to memory, paper and pencil (or pen) is a superior technology.

    Jan 20, 2022 at 9:54 PM
  12. tonyb replied to the thread The Mandela Effect.

    Remembering anything from that early in life is remarkable indeed. I *think* I remember events from maybe age 3. I have dim...

    Jan 20, 2022 at 2:30 AM
  13. tonyb replied to the thread The Mandela Effect.

    Yes, people who aren’t lying tell untruths nonetheless. And it’s generally best just to let it be, especially when the fantasist is...

    Jan 19, 2022 at 11:48 PM
  14. tonyb liked Tiki Tom's post in the thread The Mandela Effect.

    I, too, have gone back to old haunts after decades away and have found that for years I was misremembering them. They say that you...

    Jan 19, 2022 at 11:26 PM
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