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    Helix has gone places I wasn't expecting. Started...

    Helix has gone places I wasn't expecting. Started out as a pseudo zombie thriller...

    CDC has some really shitty communicators. And who knew that blowing up a giant satellite dish outside your base...
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    That said, I firmly understand the lugnut rule....

    That said, I firmly understand the lugnut rule. Its the jackasses that have had a 1/4 mile to get up to speed who are doing 10-15 below the flow of traffic that can fuck off.
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    Another driving annoyance, people that are in a...

    Another driving annoyance, people that are in a lane that is ending that don't realize that they don't have the right of way. If you are getting on the highway I don't have to adjust my speed to your...
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    Fine with me, I think at ~70 you should have to...

    Fine with me, I think at ~70 you should have to be tested every other year. Just provide Dial-A-Ride, problem solved. Not really as big a deal out in Walla Walla, but now that I am living in the...
  5. Speedtest says 29 mb/s down, 6 up, 10ms ping....

    Speedtest says 29 mb/s down, 6 up, 10ms ping. Comcast.

    I stream to a 28 inch 720p TV so it looks fine to me. The original Roku isn't killing it in the HD department generally, but it looks good...
  6. I have the original Roku, still works fine. If...

    I have the original Roku, still works fine. If you are going this route it makes things pretty simple and it's like watching TV in the sense that you don't have to deal with hooking a laptop up. Mine...
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    I've been thinking more and more that there needs...

    I've been thinking more and more that there needs to be either continuing driver education or testing of drivers every 5 years or something.

    It's probably been mentioned but: People that don't...
  8. Long(er) form journalism- What are you reading?

    I tend to find myself avoiding the daily news grind lately and spending my time reading longer form articles when I can. Two articles I'm working on now.

    Firestone and the Warlord Propublica and...
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    45k for a 4x4 delivery van shell? Fuck that.

    45k for a 4x4 delivery van shell? Fuck that.
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    It's not the carbon. It's the pm10 particles that...

    It's not the carbon. It's the pm10 particles that are really bad for you and your neighbors.

    Not such a big deal away from population centers, but there is a reason they banned the things in...
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    Its fucking hilarious that people get all bent...

    Its fucking hilarious that people get all bent about it. If people can't handle Hugh, then the early, mid-2000's here must have driven them crazy with all the aliases beating on each other.

    I...
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    The follow up study from 1995 shows studless...

    The follow up study from 1995 shows studless Blizzak's beating studs and studs or studless being better than all seasons.

    WASHHDOT in 2002 concluded (after looking at multiple studies, including...
  13. I've been told by multiple mechanics that the 4...

    I've been told by multiple mechanics that the 4 cylinders are still considered "within spec" if they are burning ~1 qt/3000 miles. Mine maintains a constant oil level to ~3000 but if I try to push it...
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    Oh yeah, I'm not saying not to use them. Just...

    Oh yeah, I'm not saying not to use them. Just that if there is a heli flying low and slow without radio contact looking for you in drainage they aren't going to appreciate you setting off an aerial...
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    Yeah, heli pilots love it when people set off...

    Yeah, heli pilots love it when people set off aerial flares when they are low and slow. Use a ground flare or a tarp.


    I understand the idea, which makes sense. But from an aircrew perspective,...
  16. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

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    Awesome.

    Awesome.
  17. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

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    Dude, the bullet is rising at 25 yards. Do you...

    Dude, the bullet is rising at 25 yards. Do you understand basic physics and bullet trajectory? Your barrel is pointing up in relation to the horizontal of your scope. The bullet comes out, rises...
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    FWIW, in Oregon I run dedicated snows (Michelin...

    FWIW, in Oregon I run dedicated snows (Michelin X-Ice3) on an Outback and Hankook ATs on a Tacoma. The last Tacoma we owned had BFG AT KO's and the Subaru with snows is 10 times more pleasant to...
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    Must have been CDOTs fault.

    Must have been CDOTs fault.
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    Do you have a link or report title? I'd like to...

    Do you have a link or report title? I'd like to read up.

    Thanks.
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    Wow. Noise canceling headphones?

    Wow.

    Noise canceling headphones?
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    Probably made sense to the dudes with axes, but...

    Probably made sense to the dudes with axes, but of course no sense at the time to you, me or the "tail". Seemed "menacing" at the time. But yeah, not the best movie.
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    Allegory: Fish = people. Fish in the...

    Allegory:
    Fish = people.

    Fish in the aquarium get eaten periodically to balance the system as explained at the sushi bar. As explained later the tail section is "balanced" every so often.
    ...
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    On this note, ARCO stations in Oregon that...

    On this note, ARCO stations in Oregon that require you pre-pay inside.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5q77MQzU2Q

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5q77MQzU2Q
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    People who don't understand the obligation to...

    People who don't understand the obligation to avoid a collision with oncoming traffic is on the person who has the obstacle in their lane. :)

    I don't understand bikes passing on the right with...
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    Bought a Buffalo Wireless N600 Dual Band router. ...

    Bought a Buffalo Wireless N600 Dual Band router.

    I ran a speedtest and get ~28 mb/s download speeds on the 5ghz network and ~1.5 mb/s on the 2.4 ghz.

    Totally worth the $35.
  28. I went back to school for a 2nd Bachelors in CE...

    I went back to school for a 2nd Bachelors in CE last year. I'll be 32 when I graduate again. I am currently grinding though junior level course work which is interesting, but my mind is focused on...
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    If only this was advertised 18 months from now....

    If only this was advertised 18 months from now....
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    Cold war, Mccarthy and the red menace, etc etc....

    Cold war, Mccarthy and the red menace, etc etc. Just a symptom of the disease of evil power hungry people who will jump on any opportunity to scare people to score political points.
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    Hannity was going on about 42 days as I was...

    Hannity was going on about 42 days as I was flipping channels this afternoon.
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    I answered your question. Sorry the response...

    I answered your question. Sorry the response didn't fit in with your preconceived notion.

    I think it's great that your friend hasn't had the same issue as other women. Sounds like progress.
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    Bank of America paid 39 million to "settle a...

    Bank of America paid 39 million to "settle a gender bias lawsuit by female brokers who claimed they were paid less than men and deprived of handling their fair share of lucrative accounts".
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    JP Morgan paid 1.5 million to settle a EEOC Sex...

    JP Morgan paid 1.5 million to settle a EEOC Sex Discrimination lawsuit where the "situation consisted of sexually charged behavior and comments from the supervisory staff and participating mortgage...
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    Aaron should put the shovel down.

    Aaron should put the shovel down.
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    The video worked as intended. In the end,...

    The video worked as intended.

    In the end, imo, it is adults using children as props to further their for profit organizations goals.
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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?
  42. "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...
  43. 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.
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