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  1. Thread: Forums dying

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    Re: Forums dying

    It has been about a year since I last posted on HT. In the past, I enjoyed many an hour sharing ideas and bantering with those I agreed with, and even disagreed with. But the past few years, I have...
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    Re: Our War on COVID-19

    Covid “Caution fatigue” has set in for many people. Those who are determined to do the best they can to avoid catching covid (or unknowingly spreading it to others) seem to be hanging in there a bit...
  3. Thread: Feels like home!

    by Amati
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    Re: Feels like home!

    I'm not new, but have been absent for awhile. This "hello" is to any other prior posters who have dropped by after not being here awhile. And "hi" also to those few who have been sticking to posting...
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    Re: student loans? see ya!

    During the VP debate, Kamala mentioned forgiving each (previous) student $10K of their student loan balance. No specific plan on how to accomplish it, but the idea was tossed out.
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    Re: What's in your garden now?

    " ...what's in your garden?" 10 years later after first asking the question, I've a new addition to my garden. An unwanted addition. African Snails!! It happens to coincide with the extra time I have...
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    Re: no more Ka'a'awa?

    I spent many a sunny summer day on a (then) sandy beach in Kaaawa. That beach disappeared decades ago, and is now just a rocky shoreline that has occasional storm waves licking at the roadway. That...
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    Re: Big Flags on Cars

    Since the police are doing a "crack down" on the "illegal" large flags in the back of trucks, it does serve the purpose of protecting the police/county/state from a lawsuit in case of an accident...
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    Re: Not much action here. Why for?

    There's another thread going on this topic (Nov 2019). Interesting that the basic situation remains the same about the decrease in activity on HT. But gosh, there were some fun years in there back in...
  9. Thread: Forums dying

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    Re: Forums dying

    I saw a Hawaii Threads post show up in a google search, "hey", I thought, "I used to post there". So, amazingly I remembered my password and here I am, checking in.

    Yes, like many others online,...
  10. Thread: Deedy

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    Re: Deedy

    He's scheduled in the third trial to be tried on the charge of manslaughter. First trial was in 2013 for murder, which was a hung jury, although later it was determined that the judge should have...
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    Re: transportation network companies

    In the SA today:


    So add to the list of concerns that while one state might have some degree of screening for transportation network companies drivers, the same level of screening might not be...
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    Re: Missile attack on Hawai‘i!

    I was not all that convinced it was "real". And if it was, I knew there was not a thing I could do about it, even shelter in place was not going to be all that effective. If my house was the target...
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    Tom, Prince, sad overdoses

    I happened across this video that includes both Tom Petty and Prince performing a tribute to George Harrison.
    It is a great clip, but brings a mixture of enjoyment of the music and sadness about the...
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    Re: Happy New Year 2018 - How's it going?

    Yeah, and good news for 2018, Hawaii lived through :D:D what for a few minutes seemed to be an impending kiss of death by being nuked :eek:.
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    Re: Missile attack on Hawai‘i!

    My cell carrier is Sprint. I did not get the alert. Assuming that someone could live through a missile attack if they had notice to take shelter, I'd be dead if I had been depending on my cell phone...
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    Happy New Year 2018 - How's it going?

    Happy New Year 2018 to HTers. Are you ready for it? Did you make NY Resolutions, if so, what are yours? Do you have any big plans, or small plans, for the year?

    One of my more practical...
  17. Thread: DNA testing

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    Re: DNA testing

    The future is already here. A story in the StarAdvertiser:
    They used a DNA matching website(s) to help in their discovery.

    KHON has a heartwarming video about the brothers.

    I'm sure this is...
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    Merry Christmas 2017

    MERRY CHRISTMAS 2017

    I'm extending my holiday greeting to anyone and everyone who checks in here on Christmas. :D
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    Re: The Slippah Project!

    I'm happily waiting in anticipation for Auntie Lynn's annual update on The Slippah Project, 2017! :)
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    Re: John Lennon's Happy Christmas

    Recorded at the end of 1971, in time for Christmas of that year, let's revisit John & Yoko's wish for us to have a Happy Christmas with peace for all.
    Can you believe it has already been 46 years...
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    Re: Not much action here. Why for?

    Woodman, you were on to something. Think: Russia + election.

    Cabanalane, good to see you around. I'm responding so you don't think you are alone in the pond. :)
  22. Thread: DNA testing

    by Amati
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    Re: DNA testing

    I could be wrong about this, but my current understanding is that the percentages do not necessarily come about in the logical way you are thinking (which I had thought myself!).

    From what I've...
  23. Thread: Deedy

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    Re: Deedy

    It seems that there is not a limit on retrials. Online lawyer: "There is no limit. A mistrial means that there was no verdict, so until the prosecutor decides to stop trying the case, they can...
  24. Thread: Aol dinosaur

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    Re: Aol dinosaur

    I have an friend that is in her 80's. She does email, and AOL IM, and phone calls, but that is all. (No texting, no FB, etc).
    I thought I'd see if I could catch her online today in IM, but it seems...
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    Jose Canseco tweets

    Is this a way to tank a career as a sports commentator? A hot topic in the news nowadays is sexual harassment. So, why did Canseco tweet this [USA Today]:

    Other tweets by him included:



    So...
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