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"We have it totally under control. It's one person coming from China. It's going to be just fine." -- Donald Trump, 1/22/2020

“We will not see diseases like the coronavirus come here..and isn't it refreshing when contrasting it with the awful presidency of President Obama."
-- Trump Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany, 2/25/20

"I don't take responsibility for anything." --Donald Trump, 3/13/20

"If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It." -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot, by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Friday, May 31, 2019

Because It's Friday

A rather eventful day on the Durango & Silverton


CenterPuke88 said...
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CenterPuke88 said...

Tried to post the link, but it wouldn’t buy it...

Interesting reporting and discussion of this event on the narrow gauge forum:


Seems it was a mechanical failure that couldn’t be anticipated.

Comrade Misfit said...

NG forum discussion works.

CenterPuke88 said...

Yea, I tried roughly (a=https...)NG(/a) with < vice (, and it rejected for not allowing https...

Deadstick said...

Anybody got a description of the failure mode?

Comrade Misfit said...

CP88, knowing that the parenthesis are replaced by carrots ( < and >), it is

{a href="url here"}text here{/a}

CenterPuke88 said...

Comrade, exactly what I did but got a reject saying “https” was not accepted.

CenterPuke88 said...

Deadstick, read the NG Forum link and it describes it. Basically, a ring hung up on a port and the whole schmeer grenaded.