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    Shooting a lion that hangs out on a Safari...

    Shooting a lion that hangs out on a Safari preserve is as difficult as shooting someones golden retriever tied up in front of Starbucks.
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    doughboy is here to demonstrate that he doesn't...

    doughboy is here to demonstrate that he doesn't know what polyasshattery means.
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    I'd check the oiler on that saw if you have that...

    I'd check the oiler on that saw if you have that much paint peeled off the bar in 8 cords. If isn't putting out enough oil then you are wearing the bar out faster (heat is peeling the paint off)....
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    You should be asking yourself if 1/3 acre is...

    You should be asking yourself if 1/3 acre is enough for a dog bred to drag sleds around in cold temperatures.

    I knew someone who fostered one that chewed through an interior wall, insulation and...
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    It is also interesting that during that whole...

    It is also interesting that during that whole encounter with Bland that the cop escalated the event. He didn't need to ask her what was wrong, he could have just handed her the ticket and moved...
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    It's the same as I90 in Montana. Except is has...

    It's the same as I90 in Montana. Except is has fewer curves, and fewer hills. Most grades have 3 lanes uphill.

    There aren't sight distance issues, lane widths are normal. Logging trucks are...
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    It's I-5. Straight as an arrow up the middle of...

    It's I-5. Straight as an arrow up the middle of the Willamette Valley. Fully divided with cable barrier median.

    You have truckers going 55 and cars going 65, trucks aren't in a solid line so its...
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    I'm a big left lane camper hater, but I don't...

    I'm a big left lane camper hater, but I don't give a flying fuck about getting out of the way of the guy going 20 over the flow of traffic and 30+ over the speed limit. Especially when I'm at the...
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    Just remember this the next time someone tells...

    Just remember this the next time someone tells you how cool it will be when all of your home appliances are connected the internet.
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    Lately it has been the " I"m going to roll...

    Lately it has been the " I"m going to roll through this red light/stop light and turn right into your lane and then go 10 mph below the speed limit."

    WTF?
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    044 is classic. loggers sell their stuff when it...

    044 is classic. loggers sell their stuff when it is beat. should pop after 2 or 3 pulls cold with choke and then fire on the next pull at the next switch setting up.

    Probably won't let you do it,...
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    This reads like many letters to the editor from...

    This reads like many letters to the editor from many places in the west as east coast and socal refugees move to "beautiful, scenic mountain towns" or "my dream retirement".

    "I didn't move here...
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    I'd bet the military gets activated next month....

    I'd bet the military gets activated next month. Crews as well as the typical aircraft support.
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    Yes, they would behave differently, but our...

    Yes, they would behave differently, but our forests haven't been managed differently, so they don't.

    And yes, people are as disconnected with many other natural phenomena.
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    Just drive towards Bachelor and hang a left on...

    Just drive towards Bachelor and hang a left on Conklin Rd (41 Rd) after Widgi Crk, then hand a right on any of the numerous roads that all have spots to camp.

    Can't camp between the road and the...
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    I'm aware. Spent many years trying to stop fires...

    I'm aware. Spent many years trying to stop fires from doing their thing. But the reality is that they will do what they want on some days. And people don't seem able to grasp that.

    No fire that...
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    I'm aware. Spent many years trying to stop fires...

    I'm aware. Spent many years trying to stop fires from doing their thing. But the reality is that they will do what they want on some days. And people don't seem able to grasp that.
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    I'm of the opinion that unless you can walk away...

    I'm of the opinion that unless you can walk away from your house and it won't burn down as a wildfire passes through that at some point it will burn.

    If you live in the woods and aren't in touch...
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    Yeah, campaign finance reform. There is tons of...

    Yeah, campaign finance reform. There is tons of money rolling around, but at the end of the day people actually have to go to the ballot box and choose people like Michelle Bachmann to represent...
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    Just bend the other side of the frame an equal...

    Just bend the other side of the frame an equal amount. Problem solved.
  21. Thread: Sockeye Fire

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    Speaking of fires burning in wet places, there is...

    Speaking of fires burning in wet places, there is a 250 acre fire burning in Olympic National Park.
  22. http://usarmy.vo.llnwd.net/e2/c/images/2013/02/06/...

    http://usarmy.vo.llnwd.net/e2/c/images/2013/02/06/281096/original.jpg

    They are pretty much doing what you are describing, just with gates at the bottom of the dam. That channel on the right will...
  23. This is what they are doing at Folsom if I read...

    This is what they are doing at Folsom if I read correctly. A new spillway that allows them to change the timing of when they store and release water. (Also, I think you just described a reservoir :)...
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    The most amazing thing about some of those...

    The most amazing thing about some of those "bland" beers is that a 6 pack can cost almost as much as the craft beer right next to it.

    Whatever, nothing like a ice cold Miller High Life in a glass...
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    They can actually repair cracks now. Cracks much...

    They can actually repair cracks now. Cracks much larger than 1/4 inch long.

    Find a good glass shop.
  26. Thread: What phone now?

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    Power off, if I hit the wrong buttons on start...

    Power off, if I hit the wrong buttons on start up, it takes me to a screen where I could potentially reset the phone.

    It would be hard to accidentally reset the phone I think.
  27. Thread: What phone now?

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    I am really enjoying my HTC One M8, clean...

    I am really enjoying my HTC One M8, clean interface, battery life is decent (supposedly gets worse over the life of the phone). Coming from an iphone I notice no difference in usability.

    It is...
  28. I read that this weekend and it's a classic...

    I read that this weekend and it's a classic example of why people don't have any sympathy for people with "worthless degrees" and large debts.
  29. Thread: Shed Alternatives

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    If you can frame it yourself to code and can...

    If you can frame it yourself to code and can afford it, customize it for your needs, which sound like they go beyond the typical pre-fab shed option. Base model Tuff Shed in a 12x16 is $2700 for my...
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    "Oh, and I didn't feed him breakfast, or pack a...

    "Oh, and I didn't feed him breakfast, or pack a lunch."
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    People that think that somehow teachers are the...

    People that think that somehow teachers are the sole driver of student performance.
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    LOL!!! Right, nobody cares, just pull...

    LOL!!!



    Right, nobody cares, just pull over when delaying _#__ or more vehicles (insert your state laws #), don't speed up on the straights to impede someone who wants to break the speed limit...
  33. You are cherry picking oil fields, which were the...

    You are cherry picking oil fields, which were the only thing booming in the time frame I'm talking about. And that is reflected in the unemployment rate for that type of work at the time. And less...
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    It's because they are socialists. American's are...

    It's because they are socialists. American's are got mine, fuck you capitalists. If your rig isn't fast enough to get around me, and I'm following the rules of the road I made up in my own head than...
  35. Yeah, and there is $885 billion in car loan debt...

    Yeah, and there is $885 billion in car loan debt out there. I'd rather have 20k in student loan debt than 20k in car loans.

    Go compare the unemployment rate for "the trades" in 2011 to the...
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    It's because you have been riding their bumper...

    It's because you have been riding their bumper for 5 miles and they feel obligated to speed up and get out of your way. Plan your passes better and buy a car with more horses.
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    Most of the country doesn't have it. Maybe for...

    Most of the country doesn't have it. Maybe for someone moving in from out of state.

    Oregon only requires emissions tests in certain municipalities with air quality concerns (IE- Portland metro...
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    Montana.

    Montana.
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    Ding ding ding Same reason everyone buys the...

    Ding ding ding

    Same reason everyone buys the line that taxes are super duper high.
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    Yup:...

    Yup: http://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/231452-Noise-Cancelling-Headphones-Any-reccs?highlight=noise+canceling
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    Noise Canceling/Isolating Headphones

    Anything out there that doesn't break the bank? I typically use a pair of cheap in ear headphones*, but I'm looking for more noise isolation for working in spaces with other people talking. I am...
  42. Shhhh...

    Shhhh...
  43. I get that SAC is a good compromise in lots of...

    I get that SAC is a good compromise in lots of ways, but if I was taking 2-3 years to check out places to live, I probably wouldn't be looking to SAC as one of those places. I'd be doing more of the...
  44. You should ignore every piece of info here, get...

    You should ignore every piece of info here, get in your car and take a road trip.

    On review, what El Chup said. Central valley is as far from what you want as possible. You will spend all of your...
  45. Bellingham, WA.

    Bellingham, WA.
  46. Thread: Insomnia

    by char
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    I'm not a physician, but it seems like...

    I'm not a physician, but it seems like "ambien/ativan doesn't work anymore" is possibly just covering up other issues causing your sleep problem. I mean, no shit that night time exercise and coffee...
  47. Thread: Insomnia

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    It's addicting though, right?

    It's addicting though, right?
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    Maybe if they both spent less time arguing about...

    Maybe if they both spent less time arguing about stupid shit on the internet they would sleep better. :)
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    No reason to have the dually unless you moving...

    No reason to have the dually unless you moving large weight. I've driven fully loaded F350/450/550 dually pickups and when you get them loaded physics takes over and getting them stopped is a chore...
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    JC Penny actually tried to go back to the old...

    JC Penny actually tried to go back to the old model you describe and got their asses kicked.
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