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    Welp, I reached out to SportRX and they can't do...

    Welp, I reached out to SportRX and they can't do the inserts in his prescription (like I said, he's blind as a bat). They commented that they haven't had much luck with really strong prescriptions.
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  2. My wife spent ~$450 on essential oils and...

    My wife spent ~$450 on essential oils and diffusers from Doterra (which is basically a pyramid scheme). They were used for a month and then promptly forgotten.

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    Prescription Inserts for Goggles

    found a few old thread on this, but the data points were all over the map.

    Has anyone had a good experience with the prescription inserts that go into goggles? My 10 year old is basically blind as...
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    I'd get a good carbon steel over a cast iron. ...

    I'd get a good carbon steel over a cast iron.

    From what I can tell the better cast iron pans get you a smoother finish on the bottom. And if it's just for cooking bacon it won't matter.
  5. Maybe get a pair of hockey pants that have...

    Maybe get a pair of hockey pants that have padding in the hips.

    You never know when it would be handy to know how to skate:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DDjbduKXqs
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    We have induction, I too prefer it to gas. ...

    We have induction, I too prefer it to gas.

    Everyone who bitches about needing new pots and pans is ignoring the fact that they get to buy new pots and pans.
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    b-bear, I did a quick search and found this: ...

    b-bear, I did a quick search and found this:

    https://gromaudio.com/store/bt3_adapters/volvo_01-06_aux_bluetooth_adapter__direct_digital_interface_.html

    Basically plug and play into your stock...
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    If the Global Warming thread wasn't all cunted up...

    If the Global Warming thread wasn't all cunted up it would work.
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    I saw a post that said yesterday was the first...

    I saw a post that said yesterday was the first time in recorded history that it didn't rain somewhere in Australia.
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    I have a few friends in New South Wales, they've...

    I have a few friends in New South Wales, they've been on edge for sure. Yesterday it sounded like things were a little more manageable.

    The smoke from these fires has been reported in New...
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    First Aid Kit are a Swedish duo consisting of two...

    First Aid Kit are a Swedish duo consisting of two sisters.

    And they did a Leonard Cohen Tribute concert shortly after he passed away. It blew me away.


    youtube.com/watch?v=YePolYDNH1s
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    Damn, that sucks. The recall should be...

    Damn, that sucks. The recall should be straightforward since it's just a switch in the gear selector. Sucks about the wheel bearing, at least it should be covered by the warranty.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kI9_wnlOx0Q

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kI9_wnlOx0Q
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    If it's for the kids I can't imagine they would...

    If it's for the kids I can't imagine they would care about the shape.

    This summer we picked up a used Springfree for a steal. I am pretty sold on the design, especially the safety net since our...
  15. Yeah, but race skis are on plates so you don't...

    Yeah, but race skis are on plates so you don't need the narrow mounting pattern.

    I've always thought there was something to that with the pivot. So I'm willing to trade off some rigidity for a...
  16. As a half Finn, this made me laugh.

    As a half Finn, this made me laugh.
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    Yeah. The old double up Granite was ridiculous. ...

    Yeah. The old double up Granite was ridiculous.

    If you were in the middle of the bowl and it stopped you'd be going through 20+ oscillations. 80 feet up. With no safety bar.
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    Nor I. Holy shit that was intense. Frontline...

    Nor I. Holy shit that was intense. Frontline is such a great series and that film is no exception.

    "Nobody expected the Camp Fire to travel 7 1/2 miles in an hour and a half"

    I had no idea...
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    I like how Bjarne keeps asking how the group is...

    I like how Bjarne keeps asking how the group is doing. It almost feels like he is everyone's caretaker.
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    No chance they are equal to a dedicated snow tire.

    No chance they are equal to a dedicated snow tire.
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    The "performance" rock auto ones seems to be...

    The "performance" rock auto ones seems to be reasonbly priced. If you're keeping the truck for a while (and who doesn't keep a Tundra for a while) $400 for the pair seems like a decent price. I'd...
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    That x1000

    That x1000
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    The problem with OEM replacements is that you may...

    The problem with OEM replacements is that you may very well end up with the same shitty lights you are trying to replace. I would look on Tundra forums for upgrade options.
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    Reasons to not buy an old pickup: Shit power,...

    Reasons to not buy an old pickup: Shit power, shit fuel economy, shit comfort and shit handling.

    Reasons to buy one: They look cool and/or nostalgia.
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    Could it be that there's nothing wrong and the...

    Could it be that there's nothing wrong and the headlights on a 2012 just suck?

    Maybe start with upgrading the bulbs to Silverstars or similar.

    Also make sure they are leveled properly.
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    Yeah. The WS series are not as good as new but...

    Yeah. The WS series are not as good as new but better then an A/S.
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    That used to be the case. Now I think the bottom...

    That used to be the case. Now I think the bottom 50% is regular winter compound vs. the multi-cell compound.

    I shoulda just said "yeah".
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    Just get the WS90. They will blow you away. I...

    Just get the WS90. They will blow you away.

    I don't the Hakka's have the edge like they used to.
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    Can you even buy the XICE 2's, they haven't been...

    Can you even buy the XICE 2's, they haven't been made for a long time.

    Pirelli and Continental are also making top tier tires. There were rated above the WS80s, which are incredible.

    Basically...
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    Except Doc Martin soles are slippery as hell on...

    Except Doc Martin soles are slippery as hell on ice.
  31. The only thing Ron has brought is giving...

    The only thing Ron has brought is giving Multiverse the chance to fill this thread with knowledge. I don't know how he has the patience, but I have been appreciating his insights.
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    The Jets have zero touchdowns in the last 13...

    The Jets have zero touchdowns in the last 13 quarters they have played the Patriots.

    Zero.
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    32? That's absurd. We had to go from 8-12. ...

    32? That's absurd.

    We had to go from 8-12. So I now have the old password with 1234 at the end of it.
  34. Here's how you rebuild a carburetor.

    Here's how you rebuild a carburetor.
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    What was stopping Mike from keeping the phones...

    What was stopping Mike from keeping the phones and getting the charge reversed? Aside from ethics, of course.
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    As long as the VTEC kicks in you're fine

    As long as the VTEC kicks in you're fine
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    I really liked the Sherlock Holmes movie he did.

    I really liked the Sherlock Holmes movie he did.
  38. Damn. Didn't factor in the shipping. Also, I'd...

    Damn. Didn't factor in the shipping.

    Also, I'd really consider finding A 4-buckle boot.
  39. 4 buckle or 3 buckle? Corbett's has the 3...

    4 buckle or 3 buckle?

    Corbett's has the 3 buckle version.


    https://www.corbetts.com/2018-rossignol-comp-j3-junior-ski-boots/
  40. Am I right in thinking that I/O's fare a lot...

    Am I right in thinking that I/O's fare a lot worse in the salt? I grew up driving 24' I/O's on a lake and they were generally really reliable. Certainly no leaks.

    If you're gonna be running in...
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    It's the implication.

    https://youtu.be/-yUafzOXHPE
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    Braised Lamb Shanks. ...

    Braised Lamb Shanks.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190928/df860ac2d083ae4629be36949662fec2.jpg
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    Another reason for no exhaust tips is that direct...

    Another reason for no exhaust tips is that direct injection engines spit out a lot of soot/particles that turn them black and look like shit.

    Still dumb.
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    Yeah, those would be the other exceptions.

    Yeah, those would be the other exceptions.
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    I've driven my Father-in-Laws F30 328 sedan a few...

    I've driven my Father-in-Laws F30 328 sedan a few times. It's a very nice driving car, and has plenty of punch.

    But, I think his previous E90 was a much better drivers car. From the hydraulic...
  46. I'm a big fan of Kingfisher boats. Sort of a...

    I'm a big fan of Kingfisher boats. Sort of a nice midpoint from a full on working boat and a Crestliner.
  47. Remember when we fucked with him? Sure bet he...

    Remember when we fucked with him? Sure bet he does.

    https://youtu.be/zkv-_LqTeQA
  48. https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/europe-heat-wave-tem...

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/europe-heat-wave-temperatures-deaths-1.5195960



    http://theconversation.com/ecosystems-across-australia-are-collapsing-under-climate-change-99367


    ...
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    For what it's worth, the max charge for roaming...

    For what it's worth, the max charge for roaming is $100/month on Koodo. So, after 13 days or so it's free. Not the cheapest option but certainly the least hassle.
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    Wow. What an incredible site.

    Wow. What an incredible site.
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