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Originally joined HB in 2006 and hung around using my real name until 2013. Lurked nameless on and off since then. Back after a long hiatus, older but not necessarily any wiser.

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“Real liberty for all could not exist under the operation of a principle which recognizes the right of each individual person to use his own, whether in respect of his person or his property, regardless of the injury that may be done to others.”

-John Marshall Harlan, US Supreme Court Justice
1905 decision in Jacobson v. Massachusetts


Never trust a spy you cannot see. Nor one that you can.


I'm older than you think. I'm even older than I think, sometimes.


Younger than Professor Barabas but older than Tommy Tomorrow.


Day trading is passe. The real money is in minutes and seconds.


The world would be a better place if Christ had stuck to carpentry and Hitler to water-colors.


Wednesday is as good a day as any other. Just harder to spell.


Nothing wrong with your idea that couldn’t be fixed with a dose of chlorpromazine.


(True improv at our house)

A: Who said "What’s the use of a good quotation if you can’t change it?"
B: Terry Pratchett? Monty Python?
A: No. It was The Doctor.
B: Who?
A: Exactly!
B: Which one?
A: I don't know.

(okay, so it's not Abbott & Costello, but still ...)

[Mar 03 2021, last modified Oct 20 2021]

(+2) 360 degree basketball
(+4) Bathroom fan auto-switch & timer
(+5, -1) Blanket Yanker
 Cellphone for teaching / grading penmanship
(+5) Coffee grounds ground into ground
(+1, -2) Dead Drop Delivery
(+4) Discreet Walker
(+6) Easy reach furniture leveler
(+2, -1) Election by animals
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(+2) Exploding Lottery Tickets
(+7) Fact Checkers
(+4) Find your tiny things
(+1) Finish the game
(+4) Flip-It medicine bottle rack
(+6, -1) Grey Chess
(+6) Grocery Bindle Staff
(+2) Hybrid mobility exoskeleton
(+1) JengAnt
(+7) Knock Off Review service
(+5) Laser Goniometer for disposable razors
(+4) License plate periscope
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(+5) Magic Massage clothing
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(+2) My Eyes Are Up Here Pendant
(+3, -1) Pandemic Political Proclamation Pin
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(+1) Pristine Ideas Conservation and Preservation Society
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(+1) Rain-clearing eyewear
(+2) Rectangular Expansion Panels
(+1) Recycle Mask Material
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 Restaurant Delivery Comparison App
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(+5) RF shielding in paper money
(+4) Screw You Marking Pen
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(+3) Self cleaning dining room table
(+5, -1) Self measuring decanter
(+5) Serviceable Pocket Door
(+4) Speed limiting, extended range bike
(+3) Take my marbles and go home
(+1) The Ozonator
(-2) Urinary Olympiad
(+6) Variable height raised beds
(+5) Whole mouth water flosser
 Windows Stop Menu
 Zero-privacy cellphone zone

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