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Classi^W Modern off-by-one error
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Whichever lovely google docs people made the bulk-use-suggestions feature, thank you. You saved me minutes yesterday, no doubt more in the future.
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After Thanksgiving dinner, my parents figured out they could brew more coffee faster if they had two coffee filter cones—they could brew two pots at the same time. They haven't had much luck finding cones, though. Nowadays, you can find the hopper truncated cones and the not-quite-a-cone-almost-but-with-a-ridge-at-the-bottom-cones, but not the right kind.
So I said "Don't worry, machine learning will save the day." I snapped a photo of the good cone with my phone and told Google Image Search to find similar images. I figured this would show me various web merchants' product pages for similar cones. Thus harnessing the power of a billion mapreduces, I was soon looking at the screen shown.

So that's why next year's plan is to make the coffee by pouring it through a ceiling fan. It's not super-clear at this point exactly how we get the coffee from the fan into the cups, but it probably involves a lot of pipe and maybe some sort of laminar flow hood.

Also I found out I had a great-great grandmother from Vienna who had a wooden leg and worked for the circus.
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Question for Game Control: Why "It's generally not a good idea to take payments at the time of the event." ?

According to "How to Host a BANG", it's better to take payment before the game than, say, at the first puzzle site. For the recent Hill Hunt BANG, we took cash on game day and it seemed easy-peasy. Now I wonder: What horrible problems did we blithely dodge in our ignorance?

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Checking in at the Palace of Fine Arts to do a ClueKeeper puzzle hunt. (@ Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, CA) https://www.swarmapp.com/lahosken/checkin/54ea4e79498ef64c3e455857?s=gZpWbxGEYPpTxIWWiu8bvcbz7z0&ref=tw
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So... could a fellow score an Inbox invite? Am prepared to offer thanks and/or candy as appropriate.
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