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    Just what I've heard. It isn't all available as...

    Just what I've heard. It isn't all available as you have to cut in designated units.
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    I'm under the impression that cutting firewood...

    I'm under the impression that cutting firewood around Bend is a complete shitshow due to the population density. (IE- not much wood, when a new unit gets opened up it gets cut out quickly.) I may be...
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    Just buy your wife the awd minivan she really...

    Just buy your wife the awd minivan she really wants and buy an old crew cab F250 to tow your minihouse twice a year.
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    All you ever wanted to know about how chainsaw...

    All you ever wanted to know about how chainsaw chain works and how to sharpen it:

    http://www.madsens1.com/muu_barchain.htm

    They also have an entire section on saw maintenance.
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    So 4 minutes of this guy being reasonable...

    So 4 minutes of this guy being reasonable followed by 23 hours and 56 minutes of hysteria about everything else right?
  6. "I just listen to my body man, I don't know why...

    "I just listen to my body man, I don't know why my BMI is so high and I have type II?"

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    I tried going Paleo for a little while, but didn't really see any benefits.

    FWIW - I pretty...
  7. Usually you have some time (30 days) to enroll in...

    Usually you have some time (30 days) to enroll in this kind of stuff once you are employed, so as mentioned above, take the time to get it right.
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    Makes sense.

    Makes sense.
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    Didn't a large percentage of these guys just...

    Didn't a large percentage of these guys just spend multiple months/years without employment though?
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    For reference, this is a 30x40 foot apartment I...

    For reference, this is a 30x40 foot apartment I am living in.
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    There are 12 other wifi routers operating in my...

    There are 12 other wifi routers operating in my vicinity., so there isn't alot of room to move in any direction. Thus my thinking that moving to a dual band system (which most of our devices can...
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    I just downloaded and ran one, My router is the...

    I just downloaded and ran one, My router is the only one on the channel it is using. Thanks for the idea.
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    NSR: Wireless Router

    Yes, searched and read the other threads.

    TL:DR -> Do I need a dual band wireless router?

    I'm running a TP-LINK TL-WR841N connected to a Comcast Cable modem. This is a 2.4 Ghz 802.11b/g/n...
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    I'd like to know where these millions of...

    I'd like to know where these millions of un-filled jobs are that he is talking about.
  15. Thread: Google Wallet

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    Seems like a great end run around Paypal if you...

    Seems like a great end run around Paypal if you trust the other person.


    For buying a burger at McD's?

    a) not any easier than removing a card/cash from my wallet, which i carry anyways
    b) My...
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    The fact that I'm not in the 10% of Americans...

    The fact that I'm not in the 10% of Americans taking in 50% of the income.
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    Speak for yourself.

    Speak for yourself.
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    Here is an NYTimes op-ed on this as well: ...

    Here is an NYTimes op-ed on this as well:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/31/opinion/31washington.html?_r=0
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    This took just a few minutes to find: ...

    This took just a few minutes to find:

    Guatemala - Lack of informed consent for Syphilis testing under the Truman admin.
    Zimbabwe - Lack of informed consent, offered trial drugs under duress,...
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    Former Wildland Firefighter here, well aware of...

    Former Wildland Firefighter here, well aware of the history of fire suppression and I've spent my fair share of time putting out fires that could have been let burn. Sorry I didn't make that clear....
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    They did this in 2012 as well.

    They did this in 2012 as well.
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    King fire is in a wilderness area?

    King fire is in a wilderness area?
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    This is why I don't understand why we continue to...

    This is why I don't understand why we continue to put fires out in Wilderness Areas. Not only should these places be left alone, there is no way to treat them, and every year of firefighting there...
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    Spader is a great actor imo. Season 2 just...

    Spader is a great actor imo.

    Season 2 just started up on Hulu.

    It isn't as engrossing as some other shows out there, but is an entertaining hour or so. As mentioned above, the feds are idiots.
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    I have to admit I am baffled by the talk of USFWS...

    I have to admit I am baffled by the talk of USFWS holding up projects, even if the NEPA takes 2 years to complete. Around here the USFS usually spends significant resources and time to complete the...
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    There was a crew of like 8 running around with...

    There was a crew of like 8 running around with ipads, cameras, trucks and all expenses paid resource orders last year just waiting for an airtanker to take off so they could high tail it to the fire....
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    Have you seen the videos of the C-130's on the...

    Have you seen the videos of the C-130's on the Rim fire dropping in the middle of fucking no where? Un-real. It will be interesting to see what San Dimas comes up with on their effectiveness study.
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    When this thing kicked off they had a shelter...

    When this thing kicked off they had a shelter deployment and then the crew (11 or so inmates + overhead) made a run for a helispot. They had to sling them cases of water so they could make it. Heat...
  29. Need a subaru mechanic between Salem and Eugene OR

    I need a Subaru mechanic between Salem and Eugene, Corvallis preferred.

    Corvallis dealer is not impressing me at all. Guy at Jiffy Lube caught a chunk missing out of a belt, Subaru tech couldn't...
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    Yeah, sample size of one and all that. It's a...

    Yeah, sample size of one and all that.

    It's a fact because people are choosing to do other things with their time. That's fine. I ate the occasional fast food meal like every kid did growing up....
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    Bullshit. My parents both commuted an hour each,...

    Bullshit. My parents both commuted an hour each, my sister and I both played sports and my parents managed to cook us a healthy home cooked meal almost every night. It was the rare exception as a kid...
  32. Thread: Cellphone Plans

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    Cellphone Plans

    I've been with verizon for a few years now, but their rate appears to be ridiculous for 2 lines and 3 GB of data. I originally went with verizon because they had the best coverage in out of the way...
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    I try not to get worked up about it in a huge...

    I try not to get worked up about it in a huge line up of traffic and frankly find the people that are worked up and weaving through the lanes to get around it to be amusing. (I can also deal with it...
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    Please go back to where you came from.

    Please go back to where you came from.
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    LOL. That shit is funny. Didn't get taught to not...

    LOL. That shit is funny. Didn't get taught to not cut in line in kindergarten?
  36. Thread: I need a Jeep -

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    Buy a truck. You can do all of this easily in a...

    Buy a truck. You can do all of this easily in a F1/250 or Chevy equivalent longbed. Very few FS roads don't end in a landing or have some sort of turnaround to be found as they were all created for...
  37. Glad to see this here. Between SC and...

    Glad to see this here.

    Between SC and Yarnell, it has been an introspective few weeks.

    AW- You certainly point out some (not all) of the key messages hammered home when SC is discussed.
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    Anybody want these?Tthey need to go away. Make me...

    Anybody want these?Tthey need to go away. Make me an offer.
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    FS: ~178 cm K2 Big Kahuna $50 OBO

    178 cm K2 Big Kahuna

    I bought these in gear swap many moons ago. Didn't ski them much. Drilled twice. They are supposed to be very similar (or just a different topsheet) as the Volkl Explosive. I...
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    Looks like this is my future. Yay.

    Looks like this is my future. Yay.
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    True, stuff still looks like shit. On the...

    True, stuff still looks like shit.

    On the plus side you could probably easily add rigid insulation under it. Mine had a layer.
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    I thought this was going to be a thread about...

    I thought this was going to be a thread about getting a quote to remove vinyl siding.

    I had vinyl siding once. It was 15-20 years old, broke if it got touched by anything, brittle and faded. It...
  43. Thread: I hate camping

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    I get my best sleep camping in the woods. Once I...

    I get my best sleep camping in the woods. Once I got a Big Agnes Insulated Air Core it's like sleeping in my own bed.
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    Thanks, I have an appointment booked with an...

    Thanks,

    I have an appointment booked with an endodontist on Friday.
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    Root Canal Failure?

    Anyone have any advice on a possible root canal failure? I had a front tooth (can't remember which one, I think it is the same one as what hurts now) root canal almost 15 years ago after some trauma....
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    I think I prefer a lace up and definitely cannot...

    I think I prefer a lace up and definitely cannot wear anything insulated. My feet sweat to much.
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    Bump. Looks like I am going to need a boot...

    Bump.

    Looks like I am going to need a boot with a safety toe in it. I will be on the job site alot, but not in a trade worker capacity.

    Looks like redwing, composite toe and hiker style are...
  48. It's been in Oregon for 1-2 years now... First...

    It's been in Oregon for 1-2 years now...

    First one I saw was in Bend.

    Yes, it is cool.

    Great for stuff you can't get in a bottle, but typically cheaper per ounce to just buy a 6 pack at the...
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    Aren't there some odd rules with the IRS treating...

    Aren't there some odd rules with the IRS treating Bitcoin as property and not currency?
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    Huh? Wouldn't that just add mileage from Bend? ...

    Huh? Wouldn't that just add mileage from Bend?

    If you are really hard up for camping close to town you could go out Conklin Rd (FS 41 rd) on the way to Bachelor (just past Widgi Creek Golf Course)...
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