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    Francisco Liriano's ERA is 135.00

    Pitching in his first game of the season for the Blue Jays, he made it just 1/3 of an inning while allowing 5 earned runs. Apparently this was the very worst game of his entire career.
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    Reputable online QR code generator?

    I need to make a non-expiring static QR code. I made one last year and had a horrible time with the outfit I used, which makes me skittish of what comes up in a search. Anybody know of a reputable online QR code generator that will make me a non-expiring static QR code with no strings attached?
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    Debbie Reynolds dead of a stroke

    First Carrie Fisher, then the next day her mother. <a href="http://variety.com/2016/film/news/debbie-reynolds-dead-dies-carrie-fisher-mother-1201949432/" target="_blank">http://variety.com/2016/film/news/debbie-reynolds-dead-dies-carrie-fisher-mother-1201949432/</a>
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    Bodywork enhancement using black duct-tape

    Every single aperture of any size on the front end of this Mazda 6 was sealed with black duct-tape. There's even tape at the bottom of the license plate. Why??? <img src="http://www.tegger.com/hondafaq/misc/tape.jpg" class="post-image" alt="" />
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    All six lug bolts broke?

    Pulled from Reddit's JustRolledIntoTheShop. Holy mackerel. <img src="http://i.imgur.com/4FfbI0W.jpg" class="post-image" alt="" />
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    One-year's actual gas mileage for 4 cars

    For decades I have kept detailed fillup information for all our cars (and forced the family to do that too!) . Here are actual 365-day fuel-usage numbers for four of our cars: <span style="font-weight: bold">2013 Toyota RAV4</span>, odometer 63,000 mi -- Used 760.559 US gallons to go 19,364.113...
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    How to determine hosting provider?

    Assume a hypothetical company called Company-X. Company-X employees have email addresses that use the domain @company-x.com. Company-X is tiny, has no IT staff, and buys their mail and hosting from some local provider. Email headers tell me that Company-X's mail is handled by emailsrvr.com...
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    Andrew Miller

    What can you say about this guy? One and a third tonight, and totally dominant. He's headed straight for the Baseball Hall of Fame, you watch.
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    Orioles/Jays game: Beer can thrown at OF Kim

    Anybody else see this? What a jerk. What a moron. Nothing online yet, as far as I can see.
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    Ford Taurus: review of rental car

    We just got back from vacation, some of which we spent driving a rented Ford Taurus with 10,000 miles on it. I never checked to see what model-year it was, but it was obviously new. Good points: -- Nice ride -- Firm, crisp handling -- Good brakes. Bad points: -- Cheap materials and fit/finish...
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    Beginning a post with the word "So".

    Or even worse, "OK so". Why do people do this? I understand those things being used as superfluous fillers or preambles in <span style="font-style: italic">speech</span>, but why is it necessary to use them when <span style="font-style: italic">writing</span>?
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    Removing rusted, very stuck brake rotors

    Somebody posted this YouTube video a while back, and I just had a chance to try out the technique: <div class="video-container"><iframe frameborder="0" width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/mtsTJCRljAs" allowfullscreen></iframe></div> Just replaced the rotors on the...
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    Why it's a bad idea to ignore wheel-bearing noises

    Found via Reddit, at <a href="http://imgur.com/a/dr77t" target="_blank">http://imgur.com/a/dr77t</a> <img src="http://i.imgur.com/TvmsYNp.jpg" class="post-image" alt="" /> <img src="http://i.imgur.com/paZwVzo.jpg" class="post-image" alt="" /> <img...
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    IBM XT 5160: What to do with it?

    I have an IBM XT 5160 that's been mine for many years. PC Tools tells me that the BIOS is dated 1/10/86, and that it's running DOS 3.30. The monitor is not an IBM, but some obscure make that's amber monochrome. There's also no keyboard (I've been using a junk AT keyboard for testing purposes)...
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    Cool geography game (locate the States)

    You are given outline images of the States and must drag them into their correct positions on a continental map. Requires Flash. I think it's fun. <a href="http://jimspages.com/States.htm" target="_blank">http://jimspages.com/States.htm</a> My best score after 5 plays was: Score 92%...
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    Small-business backup software?

    Small-business with Windows 7 Professional machine being used as a file server and to pull certain files from 8 client machines (7 PCs, one Mac) for backup. Once a day the backed-up files are copied to an external drive that goes home with somebody. There are two external drives that take turns...
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    Yet another Kevin Pillar amazing catch, tonight

    An MLB video and not a YouTube, etc. video, so I can't embed; so link only. <a href="http://m.bluejays.mlb.com/news/article/152906368/blue-jays-kevin-pillar-makes-incredible-catch"...
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    Puzzling timestamp problem between Win7 and Win8.1

    The timestamp in question is <span style="font-weight: bold">Date Modified</span>. There are two machines in question: 1) a desktop with Win7 2) a laptop with Win8.1 Both machines are using the same time zone and are using the same NTP server. Their clocks (both CMOS and Windows) show the...
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    Josh Donaldson --- what a play!

    Another great play from tonight's Jay's/Twins game. Donaldson has been performing these sorts of feats all season. Worth a look! <a href="http://m.mlb.com/tor/video/topic/8877962/v339660683/?c_id=tor" target="_blank">http://m.mlb.com/tor/video/topic/8877962/v339660683/?c_id=tor</a> You need...
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    Kevin Pillar -- amazing catch tonight

    What a play. Definitely robbed the Twins of what could have been a comeback rally. Pillar takes quite a tumble after he lands. This isn't a video of the type that the BITOG <span style="font-style: italic">Media Typ</span>e icon will allow me to choose in order to embed this, so it looks like I...
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