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Re: Maps!
« Reply #45 on: March 07, 2014, 07:36:21 AM »

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« Reply #46 on: March 07, 2014, 01:45:15 PM »
Just noticed there's no 49ers logo anywhere.
Can't be true - 49ers fans are some of the most obnoxious self-entitled twats I've ever met

I also noticed a complete lack of Jets logo -- but perhaps that's for a reason.  ;D 

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« Reply #47 on: April 20, 2014, 06:14:23 AM »
What every country leads the world in

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« Reply #48 on: April 20, 2014, 06:33:42 AM »
What's weird is that I can only click to enlarge while in post composition mode and scrolling down to the map in your post. In the regular reading window it shows non-clickable.
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« Reply #49 on: April 20, 2014, 06:35:50 AM »
that is weird.  lemme see what I can do with it



edit:  try it now
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« Reply #50 on: April 20, 2014, 06:36:23 AM »
I'm using Safari atm, if it helps.
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« Reply #51 on: April 22, 2014, 05:07:38 PM »
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« Reply #52 on: April 24, 2014, 07:40:31 AM »
This is cool - a fish could actually swim from the Pacific to the Atlantic.  I might need to make a road trip to Wyoming to see the Two Ocean Pass



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Reddit user wheatley_cereal has posted a factoid that we have no doubt is widely known among Mountain West residents, but of which the rest of the country is almost certainly unaware: It's possible for a fish to swim directly from the Pacific to the Atlantic without having to dodge Panamax ships in the canal zone.

The area is commonly called Parting Of The Waters.

There's even a point marking the divide, called Two Ocean Pass, located in Wyoming. At this pass the Atlantic Creek (which flows northeast to meet the Yellowstone river) with the Pacific Creek (which flows southwest to join the Snake River). The point actually sits directly atop the Continental Divide, where a raindrop has a 50-50 chance of flowing out to the Pacific or down to the Gulf.

It's a bit tricky to follow the full route on Google Maps, but it goes something like this:

Columbia River (Wa.) → Snake River (Ore.) → Teton streams (Wyo.) → Yellowstone Lake (Wyo.) → Yellowstone River (Wyo.) → Missouri River (MT) → Mississippi River

more here, too: http://mmarkmiller.wordpress.com/2012/03/15/two-ocean-pass-and-the-mystery-of-the-fishless-waters/
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« Reply #53 on: April 24, 2014, 12:51:19 PM »
I'll be damned -- I'd never heard of that before.  Thanks for sharing chief. 

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« Reply #54 on: May 07, 2014, 03:47:47 PM »
“No wants, no needs, we weren't meant for that, none of us.  Man stagnates if he has no ambition, no desire to be more than he is.”

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« Reply #55 on: May 07, 2014, 04:43:06 PM »
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« Reply #56 on: May 08, 2014, 06:22:48 AM »
Partially explains why mirth lives in Maine.
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« Reply #57 on: May 08, 2014, 07:02:29 AM »
Partially explains why mirth lives in Maine.

Or perhaps he's the reason Maine has such a large number (per capita) of breweries.  ;D 

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« Reply #58 on: May 08, 2014, 07:45:18 AM »
Partially explains why mirth lives in Maine.

Or perhaps he's the reason Maine has such a large number (per capita) of breweries.  ;D

Hmmmmm....
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