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  1. Thread: Thanks

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    20 years on here (or pmag) with you kooks this...

    20 years on here (or pmag) with you kooks this year.

    Thanks for all the laughs.
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    They do change their plates eventually.

    They do change their plates eventually.
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    I agree. PNW has been getting worse with this...

    I agree. PNW has been getting worse with this sort of driving.

    A couple of years ago I defaulted to not being the first car in the intersection after it turns green or waiting until cross traffic...
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    Just think of it as them telling you they are...

    Just think of it as them telling you they are racist so you can ignore their other thoughts and ideas on race related topics.
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    Sort of amazing that we get a nice view into the...

    Sort of amazing that we get a nice view into the corrupt, institutionally racist nature of the system and at the same time justice.
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    Why do this versus buying LED bulbs?

    Why do this versus buying LED bulbs?
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    Burnt out sky lantern 10 feet from my house the...

    Burnt out sky lantern 10 feet from my house the morning.

    Launch that shit somewhere other than an dense urban area you morons.

    (Maybe this goes in the thanksgiving thread with a different tone...
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    Because I would weigh 500# and be broke.

    Because I would weigh 500# and be broke.
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    I had 2, ~1 hour out patient surgeries to remove...

    I had 2, ~1 hour out patient surgeries to remove some subcutaneous cysts. $17k billed to insurance.

    I asked multiple times and they couldnít put a price on it.
  10. Thread: Trucks.

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    You would be amazed how cheap the actual...

    You would be amazed how cheap the actual windshield is.
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    This doesnít make a lot of sense from a climate...

    This doesnít make a lot of sense from a climate gas perspective. Large power plants are far more efficient for producing power than putting a fossil fuel generator at your house.
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    Aspen is right. You need some sort of baseline...

    Aspen is right.

    You need some sort of baseline power source to even out the ebbs and flows of wind and solar.

    This isnít an argument against renewables however, itís an argument to retool our...
  13. Thread: HOA's

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    Frankly the condo/townhouse HOAs seem to be where...

    Frankly the condo/townhouse HOAs seem to be where you get the ďI got a huge assessmentĒ stories.
  14. Thread: HOA's

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    Itís pretty simple, donít buy in an HOA if you...

    Itís pretty simple, donít buy in an HOA if you donít want to follow their rules. HOAs can be obnoxious to live it, but I canít fault them for consistently enforcing the rules everyone signed up for. ...
  15. Thread: HOA's

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    ďWe are special snowflakes who think contracts...

    ďWe are special snowflakes who think contracts and agreements we have signed donít apply to us.Ē

    The people who buy into an HOA and then complain about the HOA are worse than most HOAs.
  16. Thread: HOA's

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    The only HOA Iíve owned property in used a...

    The only HOA Iíve owned property in used a professional management company to do the books and enforce the bylaws, architectural approvals and regulations and had a owner board that didnít do much as...
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    I just added a roof penetration and piped mine...

    I just added a roof penetration and piped mine out the roof yesterday.

    Itís a ~2 hour DIY job if you have a asphalt shingle roof.
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    Oh come on, Danno definitely needs pictures.

    Oh come on, Danno definitely needs pictures.
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    #FairytalesAmericanstellthemselves

    #FairytalesAmericanstellthemselves
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    LOL. I get these to. Here is a picture of my...

    LOL.

    I get these to. Here is a picture of my family. Donít you want to come to my practice now?
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    They are erasing people every day and saying...

    They are erasing people every day and saying ďwhat are you talking aboutĒ is the point.

    At least someone is making serious noise about their bullshit.
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    Thanks. I was thinking about the foam board...

    Thanks.

    I was thinking about the foam board thing because I think that in terms of cost per linear foot it would be cheaper than conventional duct wrap.

    Itís sort of unbelievable to me that...
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    The US declared the Chinese actions against the...

    The US declared the Chinese actions against the Uighurs a genocide, so why would we be sending anyone to the Olympics exactly?
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    Iíd love to make the attic a conditioned space,...

    Iíd love to make the attic a conditioned space, but that really isnít in the cards for this house, timeframe and budget. Iím just trying to make do with what Iíve got.

    Itís not going to be...
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    I'm deep into a DIY attic insulation/air sealing...

    I'm deep into a DIY attic insulation/air sealing project, having had vermiculite removed and abated professionally. So I'm now in the process of sealing all the uninsulated ductwork with mastic,...
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    Home Depot was out of any sort of construction...

    Home Depot was out of any sort of construction adhesive and most sealants.

    Only thing on the shelf was some concrete adhesive and Gorrilla brand at ~$12/tube.
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    I want, but am concerned about installing them on...

    I want, but am concerned about installing them on an asphalt shingle roof and longevity.

    Admittedly, Iíve donít little research on either of those.
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    Now there is an idea. Kids under 5 in my...

    Now there is an idea.

    Kids under 5 in my house, so would have to think carefully about that, but way easier than drilling the countertopÖ.
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    Thanks, those look cool. If I needed to replace...

    Thanks, those look cool. If I needed to replace the unit that might make sense, but I think is like 3x the cost of the bit and vacuum switch.
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    Call me crazy: ...

    Call me crazy:

    https://www.voltlighting.com/timer-photocell-for-slim-line-transformers
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    Yeah, I donít have a grinder, just drills. ...

    Yeah, I donít have a grinder, just drills.

    Iím sure Iíll get quoted some crazy price and just do it myself.
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    Level it NZ style? ...

    Level it NZ style?

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=SjbBqfdghPw
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    I pretty much need to do the same thing to...

    I pretty much need to do the same thing to install a switch to control the garbage disposal.

    Iíve been calling around to see if I can find a counter install company to drill it since the...
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    So buy a landscape transformer that does that?...

    So buy a landscape transformer that does that? Doesnít need to be ďsmartĒ to turn on at dusk and off at a specified time.
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    Couple people I used to know made good money by...

    Couple people I used to know made good money by showing up at the chain up pull out and chaining trucks.

    Same premise, employ or contract on demand chain up crews.

    I still havenít figured out...
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    ďHurrdurr, well statistically speaking a 100 year...

    ďHurrdurr, well statistically speaking a 100 year event, blah blah, blahĒ

    They are just now thinking about it? Seems like something that would be irritating to know as a shareholder.
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    Solution as a consumer is to just stop buying...

    Solution as a consumer is to just stop buying shit.
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    This post sums up why I donít.

    This post sums up why I donít.
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    Holy shit! Has the batmobile been...

    Holy shit!

    Has the batmobile been cathartically destroyed yet?
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    Honestly, I think a lot of people would stop...

    Honestly, I think a lot of people would stop pissing and moaning if they werenít paying 6.8% on loans they canít discharge.

    Even if you donít do debt forgiveness, refinancing those loans at 1% or...
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    Uh, isnít it closer to $9k tuition and fees...

    Uh, isnít it closer to $9k tuition and fees annually?
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    Ok, now compare the cost to go to UI in say 2000...

    Ok, now compare the cost to go to UI in say 2000 versus minimum wage in 2021 and 2000 and tell me if it is easier or harder to make that work.

    No one is arguing that it is impossible to work...
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    Tuition and fees is not the total cost to be a...

    Tuition and fees is not the total cost to be a student.
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    Minimum wage in CA was like $6.50 during this...

    Minimum wage in CA was like $6.50 during this time frame.

    I think itís $14 now, maybe higher in Berkeley?
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    I used Oregon State, which suggests a single year...

    I used Oregon State, which suggests a single year of school all costs included will run $29,000/yr.

    You can slice it and dice it however you want, itís much more challenging to pay for school...
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    Yup, even at $15/hr you are only going to come up...

    Yup, even at $15/hr you are only going to come up with ~50% of the cost (pretax) working 20 hr/wk, 52 weeks/ yr at in state colleges in my state.
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    dan_pdx, must be nice to get to see where not to...

    dan_pdx, must be nice to get to see where not to buy a house in the Bellingham area considering this historic flooding going on up there.
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    Tis the season for poorly aimed fog lights.

    Tis the season for poorly aimed fog lights.
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    Correct. This appears to be only mainline work....

    Correct. This appears to be only mainline work. Although now might be a good time to approach the contractor about lining your lateral since they are already mobilized to your location.
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    I canít be the only one who knows people that...

    I canít be the only one who knows people that donít have a home charger, so are relying on work parking lot chargers.

    Topping up at the grocery store would effect their shopping habits Iím sure.
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