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    5'10".

    5'10".
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    Heh, yeah. Whoops.

    Heh, yeah. Whoops.
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    I may be the only one with this opinion, but I...

    I may be the only one with this opinion, but I was driving a company provided 2015 ~3 hours per day and I thought the seats fucking sucked. Screwed my back up sitting in that thing day in day out.
    ...
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    Looked into a Leaf, but got better deal on a TDI....

    Looked into a Leaf, but got better deal on a TDI. If I lived in town owning an ebike and e car would be high on my list.

    Keep the truck/awd wagon for skiing. Would do all charging at home.
  5. Thread: Fu*king Cyclists

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    Yes, absolutely bikes can take the full lane and...

    Yes, absolutely bikes can take the full lane and other users should respect that. Like every other vehicle on the road they get that right after they make a safe and legal merge.

    We should do more...
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    Old goat - my only point is that the law is...

    Old goat - my only point is that the law is generally quite clear about obstruction in lane and who has right of way, not what is polite or not. We are on the same page.

    The Netherlands is a great...
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    The Dutch figured out 20 years ago that mixing...

    The Dutch figured out 20 years ago that mixing bikes and cars in the same lane at Auto speeds greater than ~20mph is going to get people killed regardless of attitude.
  8. Thread: Fu*king Cyclists

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    Generally vehicles with an obstruction in their...

    Generally vehicles with an obstruction in their lane are required to make a safe maneuver to merge into the adjacent lane or pass using the oncoming lane. Users of those lanes are not required to...
  9. Thread: Fu*king Cyclists

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    I commonly see this behavior where just because...

    I commonly see this behavior where just because someone has an obstruction in their lane they think it means they get to merge or come into the oncoming lane whenever they want. That's not how it...
  10. I've found that when you ask yourself this...

    I've found that when you ask yourself this question, it's time.
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    Often see beer at the growler taps being sold for...

    Often see beer at the growler taps being sold for more than the 6 pack of the exact same beer. Makes no sense.

    Used to be a big fan of growlers, but prices are ridiculous unless buying something...
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    Crazy not to use that technique on a heavy...

    Crazy not to use that technique on a heavy leaner. Barber chairs are scary.

    East coast trained Faller I worked with used that technique on almost every cut regardless of lean.
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    Ok, sparks good. Newish airfilter on the saw? ...

    Ok, sparks good. Newish airfilter on the saw?

    (No point in putting on a new carb without a new airfilter....)
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    Are you getting a spark? You can ground the plug...

    Are you getting a spark? You can ground the plug to the piston head (don't do this with fuel everywhere obviously).

    When is the last time you put a new air filter on?

    Fucking with the carb...
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    Seems pretty tied to the non-negotiable 6% rate...

    Seems pretty tied to the non-negotiable 6% rate if you ask me....
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    I'd say Iceman owes the 3% to the buyer's agent...

    I'd say Iceman owes the 3% to the buyer's agent if it is in the offer. If not then...
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    I would do Forbidden City, etc. with that much...

    I would do Forbidden City, etc. with that much time.

    Pretty sure you will need an entry Visa, which you have to get in advance.
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    If the contract requires you to pay them I would...

    If the contract requires you to pay them I would make them do all the home selling negotiating, inspection and closing bullshit.

    If not and you need to have a future relationship with the realtor...
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    Wish I had spent a few seasons with AFS, had the...

    Wish I had spent a few seasons with AFS, had the opportunity and passed it up.

    The drone thing is pretty wild, but glad to see the agencies are adopting the technology.

    This is going to be a...
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    https://twitter.com/avioesemusicas/status/11613818...

    https://twitter.com/avioesemusicas/status/1161381852063707137?s=20

    I've seen some low drops, but this exit after the drop....wow.


    I bet there was a little excitement in the cockpit for a few...
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    My wife was advised by a genetic counselor to get...

    My wife was advised by a genetic counselor to get a male family member eligible for Medicare tested for BRCA rather than running it on herself due to the worry about pre existing conditions...
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    The other solution is to fall something heavy...

    The other solution is to fall something heavy into the birch and knock it out of the maple.

    Or fall the maple along with the birch as a pair.
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    What's the plan once you blow it off the stump? ...

    What's the plan once you blow it off the stump?

    If it is really rotten maybe just cripple cut it and winch the whole thing out with a come along?
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    I count 138 jumpers committed in AK this morning....

    I count 138 jumpers committed in AK this morning. That's just crazy.
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    When was the last time the US military won a war?

    When was the last time the US military won a war?
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    I have to agree with this. I made the switch from...

    I have to agree with this. I made the switch from wildlandfire and seasonal work in my early 30's. This was a combination of realizing I wasn't doing what I wanted to do, was not saving enough to...
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    Tank over pressure is a documented thing in...

    Tank over pressure is a documented thing in wildland fire that has resulted in a few people getting serious burns. I haven't read about a definitive reason it is occurring.
  28. Thread: Colorado Springs

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    Thanks for the info. This option seems better for...

    Thanks for the info. This option seems better for outdoor recreation than some of the alternatives like SoCal which is really not our scene. Not stoked on endless sprawl, but that is everywhere it...
  29. Thread: Colorado Springs

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    Colorado Springs

    Considering a move here in the next year. Would be a ~3 yr stay for sure, maybe longer.

    Last time I was in Colorado was 2006.

    What should I know about where to live, cost, schools, etc?
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    Around Eden? ~15 acres, lightning caused.

    Around Eden?

    ~15 acres, lightning caused.
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    Yawn.

    Yawn.
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    The offical Darwin Award website disagrees: ...

    The offical Darwin Award website disagrees:

    "So the rules do not disqualify nominees who have already reproduced."

    https://darwinawards.com/rules/rules.children.html
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    Star Wars The Last Jedi is not worth watching. ...

    Star Wars The Last Jedi is not worth watching.

    It probably wasn't worth watching in the theater either I imagine.

    Umbrella Academy has its corny, plot hole moments but is entertaining.
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    Where are folks buying parts online these day?

    Where are folks buying parts online these day?
  35. Airbnb sounds like a perfect competitor in a...

    Airbnb sounds like a perfect competitor in a place like Summit county that already has a large number of STRs.

    In other communities experiencing housing availability and affordability problems,...
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    Hope your cat is doing it in your own yard. I'm...

    Hope your cat is doing it in your own yard. I'm about ready to trap the cat shitting in my flower beds and drop it off at the shelter.
  37. Thread: Seattle is dying

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    Whoa whoa whoa there buddy, this is America. We...

    Whoa whoa whoa there buddy, this is America. We can't be having any sort of conversation about holding companies or individuals accountable for costs they are currently externalizing.
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    You can make all the "right" decisions and still...

    You can make all the "right" decisions and still end up poor.
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    Lane County (Eugene) Oregon fun facts again: ...

    Lane County (Eugene) Oregon fun facts again:

    2450 homeless children attended school there. (something like 300 of those are unaccompanied.)

    54% of 3rd graders in Eugene's school system can't...
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    Lane County in Oregon put together a plan to do...

    Lane County in Oregon put together a plan to do just this. Price tag?

    Something like 30-40 FTE positions and 100 million dollars.
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    Opioid crisis is a cop out to not look at the...

    Opioid crisis is a cop out to not look at the structural inequities we have built into our economy and society. Most homeless or near homeless don't want to be on the street. There are a huge number...
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    Ha, I knew someone on here would post something...

    Ha, I knew someone on here would post something like this.

    Coming from an Outback and a Tacoma, the JSW is a night and day difference in terms of fit and finish and comfort. If you need lots of HP...
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    I picked up a 2011 with 70k miles for 10k,...

    I picked up a 2011 with 70k miles for 10k, warrenty, etc. Seeing what Reverend paid I probably should have held out for a better deal.

    It's a great commuting car. Good mpg, comfortable seats,...
  44. Thread: Hernia

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    Correct. The initial visit was with a PA who...

    Correct. The initial visit was with a PA who suspected a hernia, and ordered an ultrasound. Radiologist diagnosed a hernia.

    The surgeon was very convincing and frankly if the person who...
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    You can wear the same clothes for multiple days...

    You can wear the same clothes for multiple days (weeks) in a row before washing.
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    The surgeon I saw called bullshit and didn't buy...

    The surgeon I saw called bullshit and didn't buy that I had a hernia. Says it is much more likely a abdominal muscle strain and to come back in three months if no improvement. Seems to have either...
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    The words "excuse me" were evidently not taught...

    The words "excuse me" were evidently not taught to GenX from what I can tell. The 60+ crowd just runs into me with their cart.
  48. Right, but the outrage over it is just boomers...

    Right, but the outrage over it is just boomers click bait. And it clearly works.

    Why people give a fuck about social media? I have no idea.
  49. Click bait for aging boomers. Someone makes a...

    Click bait for aging boomers. Someone makes a fortune finding this stuff and posting it on Facebook for the "get off my lawn" crowd.
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    You mean daytime running lights aren't...

    You mean daytime running lights aren't headlights!?!
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