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Rikki-Tikki-Deadly

Law-abiding Raiders fan, pet owner, Los Angeles resident.
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This morning featured a relatively rare astronomical event – the transit of Mercury.  A transit is basically the same thing as an eclipse, except whatever is crossing in front of the sun is small enough that it doesn’t block out the whole thing.  The first transit I saw was of Venus on June 8, 2004.  It’s sort of a special memory for me; I was bartending in South Africa at the time (if you ever want to ruin your perception of what “normal life” should be like, you should try spending a year of your life casually “working” in a subtropical beach town with great surf and frequent female tourist visitors) and one of the locals set up a pair of binoculars so it projected the sun onto a sheet of paper.  I was kind of overwhelmed by the scope of it; Venus is visible as a tiny little dot against the big round disc of the sun.  I watched the next one in 2012 from a park in Pasadena with some better tools, but it didn’t have quite the same sense magic to it as the first time.  This morning’s transit of Mercury (which are surprisingly rare, considering how quickly it orbits the sun) wouldn’t have been visible here thanks to the clouds (which have been hanging around all month, as commenter Unsurprised must have been surprised to discover during his visit), but there are plenty of places where it was, in case you want to check it out.  I’m listening to the “Magic” edition of DFO radio right now and really enjoying it; I hope you do too!

 

Rikki-Tikki-Deadly
Rikki-Tikki-Deadly
Law-abiding Raiders fan, pet owner, Los Angeles resident.

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theeWeeBabySeamus

I hope I put these in the right order. And if I didn’t it was on purpose and you are supposed to figure out the story yourself…yeah.
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Moose -The End Is Well Nigh
Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

I think they are in reverse order.

theeWeeBabySeamus

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laserguru

I’m home from surgery.
Doctor said it went flawlessly.
Now I’ve got the knee propped up, waiting for my brother to get my Norco scrip filled and I’m watching Kill Bill pt. 1.

I’ll make it.

Don T

I’m very happy it went well. Maybe now you can answer the eternal question: dragon? serpent?
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Unsurprised
Unsurprised

Unleash the dragon.

nomonkeyfun

Just don’t ride it.

You don’t want to wind up like him.

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theeWeeBabySeamus

Glad to hear it went well. You trust your brother a shit ton more than I trust mine (which is a good thing).

jjfozz

Great news, son.

NOW LET’S GET ON THAT STAIRMASTER. LEVEL 515!

Slaps Yeah Right’s knee HARD

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Moose -The End Is Well Nigh
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Low Commander of the Super Soldiers

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“It’s the offseason, but he’ll be back in time for camp.”

nomonkeyfun

Pictured: Yeah Right’s knee.
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I’m not so sure you should trust him.
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Seriously,

Congrats. Enjoy the time off.

SonOfSpam

Way to not succumb to the sweet release of death. Especially on a Monday.

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Unsurprised
Unsurprised

This makes it even funnier when he picks the governor of Nevada.

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Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

A Scorned govna’s wrath.

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Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

Great work peeps!

Several songs in there I hate, which makes it that much better (you can JJFozz skip stuff). With the theme “magic” that is expected.

jjfozz
Cuntler
Unsurprised
Unsurprised
Moose -The End Is Well Nigh
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Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

I have trouble with the big shows with fellow old people. Blue grass in the park or some theater Adrian Belew show is more my style now. Plus no Colorado. Mostly because I hate people.

JerBear50
JerBear50

I’m skipping the Trampled by Turtles & Devil Makes Three show this week not because it’s big, but because it’s a standing room only venue. Can’t handle that shit any more. I skipped Flogging Molly for the same reason.

Don T

In similar circumstances, they only let me barback. “Ice! NOW, college boy” was my cue hashtag Bourgeois4Life

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Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

Barback.

blaxabbath
blaxabbath
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