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by stephan
One of the best Led Zep covers ever:
by stephan
Even MaMa Cat has had enough....

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by stephan
Welcome from NorCal. I think you'll find a number of like-minded folks here.
by quartzilla
I dub thee peppermint covered in chocolate.

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mohs: got to stop grinding to go00 in-store shopping... Oct 20, 2020 11:42:59 GMT -5
mohs: please stay tuned for my imminent return..mohs Oct 20, 2020 11:43:42 GMT -5
geezer: Actually, he's a pretty good guy, Mohs or less.... Oct 20, 2020 12:12:32 GMT -5
mohs: mostly loess ;) Oct 20, 2020 13:10:17 GMT -5
mohs: and that true- the R'nT (smart) are breaking down and scattering to the winds... ::) Oct 20, 2020 13:12:59 GMT -5
amygdule: Taco Tuesday aint over yet Oct 21, 2020 1:58:05 GMT -5
amygdule: I ate them All Oct 21, 2020 1:59:19 GMT -5
rockpickerforever: O,U,8,1,2? Oct 21, 2020 2:11:03 GMT -5
rickb: Glutton Oct 21, 2020 4:28:36 GMT -5
geezer: It's Taco Tuesday somewhere! Oct 21, 2020 7:12:38 GMT -5
mohs: got de` corona over my head and the (wise) er in hand Oct 21, 2020 9:29:54 GMT -5
rickb: (thumbs-up) best of two worlds, taco and bar Oct 21, 2020 9:30:03 GMT -5
mohs: since I was knee high to cuevro bottle Oct 21, 2020 9:39:53 GMT -5
rockpickerforever: EAT MORE NACHOS!! You have permission to eat nachos for a full 24 hours! That means all day. Sorry I didn't post this in the shoutbox, oh, about eight hours ago? Wash 'em down with Cuervo, or Corona beer. Oct 21, 2020 17:40:28 GMT -5
rickb: Can I take a rain check on the nachos? Oct 21, 2020 18:52:29 GMT -5
rockpickerforever: TODAY is International Nacho Day. But I don't see why you couldn't eat a double dose tomorrow ;) Oct 21, 2020 20:18:55 GMT -5
rickb: (agree) Oct 21, 2020 20:55:33 GMT -5
rickb: Oct 21, 2020 21:00:50 GMT -5 *
mohs: (chewie) Oct 21, 2020 21:02:05 GMT -5
rickb: Knock, knock! Who's there? Nacho. Nacho who? Nacho momma! Oct 21, 2020 21:19:31 GMT -5