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    A section of gutter pulled away from the house....

    A section of gutter pulled away from the house. It was attached on the inside through a spacer using 1 1/2" screws that pulled out from the house. Never had a problem before and it's not clogged and...
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    https://blogs.agu.org/landslideblog/2013/12/13/can...

    https://blogs.agu.org/landslideblog/2013/12/13/canary-islands-tsunami/
    https://blogs.agu.org/landslideblog/2016/09/20/canary-islands-megatsunami/
  3. Thread: Boat Porn!

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    Storage space won't matter really for GPS app, I...

    Storage space won't matter really for GPS app, I doubt the charts are going to take more than a few GB but I don't really know (you'll want them saved on the device of course). You could put music on...
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    You've got it- an old cell capable iPad will have...

    You've got it- an old cell capable iPad will have the GPS antenna and it will work without a contract/service/signal. Could add an antenna as mentioned- may be a bit more accurate but probably not as...
  5. Thread: Boat Porn!

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    First week you are bound to bounce it off...

    First week you are bound to bounce it off something a few times- even with a small boat. On a windy day you're doing fine if don't have to replace anything.

    Going to rig it for fishing?
  6. Thread: Boat Porn!

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    That is a perfect PNW boat, good job- enjoy.

    That is a perfect PNW boat, good job- enjoy.
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    The annoying MRI buzzing noise is from the rapid...

    The annoying MRI buzzing noise is from the rapid switching on and off of the secondary radiofrequency gradient coils that you put the anatomy of interest in- the plastic holder deal has a lot of...
  8. One of the lawyer dentists needs to dig up the...

    One of the lawyer dentists needs to dig up the expert's deposition on the collection's value.
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    Did they already charge you? I've never had a...

    Did they already charge you? I've never had a damage incident, but I am 2/2 on chargebacks against car rental companies for their bullshit.
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    If he had a bigger dick he would have straight up...

    If he had a bigger dick he would have straight up asked for it. He probably would have made more money in a Dave Grohl sponsored go fund me.
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    Speaking of twisting wood... I bought a fairly...

    Speaking of twisting wood... I bought a fairly cheap picnic table a couple years ago- one of the table top boards had an obvious twist, but it wasn't too bad and at the time I figured we would live...
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    I'm assuming it is going to my neighbor's line...

    I'm assuming it is going to my neighbor's line and then to the street like the rest, but it has given me some small issues so I don't think I should stress it. Who knows how old or what shape it is...
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    My sewer connection is about 4' off the ground in...

    My sewer connection is about 4' off the ground in my basement. There is a utility sink and drain that go through the floor, but this house is 115 years old, and I can almost guarantee whoever...
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    You need to find the right person to hire to do...

    You need to find the right person to hire to do all that for you. Focus on the connections side of the business and pay well.
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    I paid for two pre-inspections and they were both...

    I paid for two pre-inspections and they were both garbage (checked the outlets for ground and verified heat worked basically) so we stopped doing them. We found a guy to come out after the closing...
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    Whoa.

    Whoa.
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    I hope he gets laid, but not by a troll.

    I hope he gets laid, but not by a troll.
  18. I'm worried about the amount of people who think...

    I'm worried about the amount of people who think they would lose to a rat.
  19. Thread: Louie Louie

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    Louie, Louie, grab her way down low. Louie,...

    Louie, Louie,
    grab her way down low.
    Louie, Louie,
    grab her way down low.

    A fine little bitch, she waits for me;
    she gets her kicks on top of me.
    Each night I take her out all alone;
    she...
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    I cook Halibut in a pan with a shitload of butter.

    I cook Halibut in a pan with a shitload of butter.
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    AmeriHome

    AmeriHome
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    No brainer is how I feel about it and have put my...

    No brainer is how I feel about it and have put my money where my mouth is. Though it's already been sold and my latest servicer is crappy but not a huge deal vs the savings. We have been paying the...
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    Thanks guys. I don't think I tossed anything...

    Thanks guys.

    I don't think I tossed anything as I was keeping a close eye on the escrow transfer and bragging about the savings to the wife, but maybe it was in the fine print. I figured it...
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    I just got a letter saying my home insurance was...

    I just got a letter saying my home insurance was expiring because the bill wasn't paid. Called the mortgage company that ended up with our note after a refinance and was told it was my responsibility...
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    Vox Article posted above has it as 80/20 from...

    Vox Article posted above has it as 80/20 from 2006-10.
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    That should also get some bonus points from the...

    That should also get some bonus points from the lame custom plates thread.
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    There are blocks of one story buildings on a main...

    There are blocks of one story buildings on a main transit corridor zoned for 5 stories near me in Seattle that nobody wants to touch- some of them boarded up for years. A CVS took one of the best...
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    Hate that on the low end as well. 40s in winter...

    Hate that on the low end as well. 40s in winter sounded warm to me- maybe I'm older but up here in mossland it often feels like 30s to me, and it lasts 10 months.
  29. If you want to be happy for the rest of your...

    If you want to be happy for the rest of your life, never make a pretty woman your wife.
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    Any ideas on how accurate this is? ...

    Any ideas on how accurate this is?
    https://www.google.com/get/sunroof

    They recommend a 9kW size for me and my breakeven is over 20 years out. I'm in Seattle so not surprising as we only get...
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    These are all over Seattle. This guys seems to be...

    These are all over Seattle. This guys seems to be responsible. https://www.jdmcarandmotorcycle.com/
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    Minneapolis did this in 2019- all zones allow...

    Minneapolis did this in 2019- all zones allow multifamily. Not sure if it had any effect. https://www.redfin.com/city/10943/MN/Minneapolis/housing-market
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    Right, but he still has to pay back the $102m. I...

    Right, but he still has to pay back the $102m. I guess you turn around and invest with house money just need to beat the $2m plus your tax liability on the gain- or keep the gain unrealized except...
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    So you can get money by borrowing against assets...

    So you can get money by borrowing against assets that have unrealized/untaxed gains. But where do you get the money to make the payments without cashing something in and getting taxed?
  35. Thread: Vegas

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    There is a Red Rock hotel/casino on the edge of...

    There is a Red Rock hotel/casino on the edge of the city. Never stayed there but have been for a show. Seemed fine and I've heard it's quieter and a good value. There are a couple others over there...
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    When I went, we were trolling with live ballyhoo....

    When I went, we were trolling with live ballyhoo. They tried to attract them with some colorful jigs. But we didn't get any to bite.
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    Whoa... so what is so awful in Morristown?

    Whoa... so what is so awful in Morristown?
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    I also do the pcpartspicker and google thing. I...

    I also do the pcpartspicker and google thing. I like overanalyzing so I use these as well:

    https://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu_value_available.html
    https://diskprices.com/

    I may want to put...
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    Went on a head boat out of Westport for halibut....

    Went on a head boat out of Westport for halibut. Everyone got a decent sized halibut and then limits of lingcod. I got a couple rockfish too. Was an awesome day- it was raining a decent amount on the...
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    Seattle downtown is definitely a wasteland, and...

    Seattle downtown is definitely a wasteland, and Portland is usually a bit worse. Never seems to bother anyone- people always took pride in the screaming nutjobs and tents on the sidewalks, and now...
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    I can only post the falsified statistics: ...

    I can only post the falsified statistics:

    https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2778234
  42. Thread: Vegas

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    Pools and restaurants are the best part by far-...

    Pools and restaurants are the best part by far- really not a bad weekend if that is all you want to do with some people watching thrown in. Good hiking too- lots of petroglyphs. Strip reminds me of...
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    Yeah, I noticed that all the shitty condos going...

    Yeah, I noticed that all the shitty condos going up around me were using plywood and figured that had to be the case. Rational markets indeed.
  44. My advice is to pick a couple smallish islands...

    My advice is to pick a couple smallish islands that look interesting to you and rent a scooter/4 wheeler and just explore all the towns and beaches on the map. Beaches were generally pebbly so we...
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    Capitalism may be starting to work in China....

    Capitalism may be starting to work in China. https://foreignpolicy.com/2021/04/28/china-population-decline-census-fertility-rate/
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    If you are going to do the drive all the way to...

    If you are going to do the drive all the way to Deception Pass, check out Mt. Erie for good viewpoint about 20 min further. You can park at the top.

    I've never successfully taken the Mukilteo...
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    I've taken my Prius to trailheads on several of...

    I've taken my Prius to trailheads on several of internet reviewers' "worst road in WA." (just fire roads, not real 4 wheeler trails) I do have a tow strap and come along, but never needed them. A...
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    When I bought my last house I was fed the line...

    When I bought my last house I was fed the line about "another offer" from the other agent allegedly. House was on the market for 30 days already and things were selling in 3 at the time. I dropped my...
  49. Not doubting you, but why? I am already doing...

    Not doubting you, but why? I am already doing this... I figured it's just room air all the way to the basement.

    edit: google says the PVC coatings are toxic in a fire. I can see in a multistory...
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    Agree with the bathtub it important for resale-...

    Agree with the bathtub it important for resale- not necessarily value but turning people away. So be prepared to cross your fingers or put it back in. We use our dishwasher as a cabinet, but I'm not...
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