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  1. Genius! Going to try this.

    Genius! Going to try this.
  2. Boost spacer for Thule/ Yakima/ etc roof rack fork adapter

    I have a couple of these Thule through-axle adapters for old roof racks, but they are all 15x100 non-boost size....
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    With or without socks?

    With or without socks?
  4. Carbon paste (stuff with little beads in it,...

    Carbon paste (stuff with little beads in it, feels like grease with grit) -- just wipe it off with a rag.

    If you mean antiseize, that stuff doesn't wipe off cleanly -- use many rags, and/or...
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    With consenting fully clothed strippers pictured?

    With consenting fully clothed strippers pictured?
  6. That's a season jinx if I've ever seen one... ...

    That's a season jinx if I've ever seen one...

    (Welcome back!)
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    AZPPS This, seriously, would be best for...

    AZPPS

    This, seriously, would be best for everyone.
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    Vanguard MM is a bit over 2% (a little bit more...

    Vanguard MM is a bit over 2% (a little bit more than online savings accounts), some CDs are around 2.5-3.5%.

    On the "where to put it" concept and whether you would want to use index funds or stay...
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    Buy an ikon pass now.

    Buy an ikon pass now.
  10. Wears a helmet, full body padding, and a HANS...

    Wears a helmet, full body padding, and a HANS device, while slowly sledding down bunny slopes.
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    Or - d) The rare southern Idaho land kraken...

    Or -

    d) The rare southern Idaho land kraken reached out a tentacle, disrupting the travel path of an unlucky Pilot, and - just as swiftly as it appeared - vanished again, into the deep.
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    Long live Flowing!

    Long live Flowing!
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    The campsites up high are pretty. There are...

    The campsites up high are pretty. There are designated campsites lower down in the park too, if you want somewhere warmer or if the upper ones are full.

    Lehman Cave is a must do.
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    You can't drive up Tunnel Creek, at least not...

    You can't drive up Tunnel Creek, at least not very far. The ride up to the flume trail is sandy and unfun - there are much better ways to go see the flume trail - either from Mt Rose meadows or from...
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    A friend spent a week in SLC solo skiing, stayed...

    A friend spent a week in SLC solo skiing, stayed at an airbnb that was just a room in someone's house, for like$25/night. Cheaper than any hotel and sounded nicer than a hostel.

    I vote SLC also...
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    Bowel movement?

    Bowel movement?
  17. Discount Bugatti, anyone? ...

    Discount Bugatti, anyone?

    https://orlando.craigslist.org/cto/d/winter-springs-2012-bugatti-veyron/6967909699.html
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    What'd you do to the Infiniti / Nissan to get...

    What'd you do to the Infiniti / Nissan to get that output? That's not stock for that motor.
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    El Chupacabra's guide to boots: 1) Buy Garmont...

    El Chupacabra's guide to boots:

    1) Buy Garmont Shamans in the right size for your foot. (Or Scott G1/G2, same thing. The Scott boots are/were available in red, so they're probably faster than...
  20. Agreed. I think AKPM has a bright future in...

    Agreed. I think AKPM has a bright future in Reno's sex work marketplace.
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    D63gAK1GuN4

    D63gAK1GuN4
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    Suggest that you go with anything other than...

    Suggest that you go with anything other than Crank Brothers.

    Otherwise... if you're looking to make everything all matchy-matchy from top to bottom... Shimano? Race Face?
  23. Thread: TR: RTW

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    This is the TR to top all TRs. Amazing!

    This is the TR to top all TRs. Amazing!
  24. I'm going to be doing a similar rust repair on...

    I'm going to be doing a similar rust repair on the rocker panels on my truck cab. I'll be using bondo with fiberglass strands premixed in ("bondo hair"). After I cut out the rusty bits, my plan is...
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    Think the floor inside is sticky?...

    Think the floor inside is sticky? https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190904/a384116bbb288cead787df74e7066434.jpg
  26. AKPM - Greg speaks the truth.

    AKPM - Greg speaks the truth.
  27. I'll ask some teacher friends about job...

    I'll ask some teacher friends about job opportunities, with your time restrictions in mind.

    Reno and surrounding areas have quite a few warehouses. My impression is that they pay OK (don't know...
  28. What grades have you taught?

    What grades have you taught?
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    Spied in Reno NV. Octamom has competition....

    Spied in Reno NV.

    Octamom has competition. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190829/e718ded03794465e8f03f301019703e1.jpg
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    I'm in Reno. Local business is booming, which I...

    I'm in Reno. Local business is booming, which I expect your Reno relatives have told you. How likely is it that you would be relocating here, and what are your marketable skills / experience /...
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    Our old house had a west-facing set of windows...

    Our old house had a west-facing set of windows upstairs, with no exterior shading (trees etc). Got ridiculously hot in summer. Prior owners had tinted the windows and installed interior shuttered...
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    First rule of...

    First rule of...
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    Can I pay in cats?

    Can I pay in cats?
  34. As I said, YMMV on the degreasing. I prefer to...

    As I said, YMMV on the degreasing. I prefer to use a dry lube that doesn't attract dirt. Drivetrains on our bikes last a long time. But, I live in the desert and rarely ride in mud, rain, or even...
  35. I use Simple Green for bike degreaser duties --...

    I use Simple Green for bike degreaser duties -- have a spray bottle diluted 50/50 with water for chain-on-the-bike drivetrain cleaning, and a jar with a little heavier concentration (maybe 60/40) for...
  36. YMMV, but I soak all new chains in degreaser (as...

    YMMV, but I soak all new chains in degreaser (as in remove from bike and put in jar to soak) to get rid of that sticky grease.

    Some people think that factory grease is the best chain lube ever and...
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    Peter Jackson, you say? Well then. I change my...

    Peter Jackson, you say?

    Well then. I change my hypothesis from Nazi sharks with frickin lasers on their heads to Smaug, or possibly Sauron.
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    Do you mind if I deal H out the back door? I sell...

    Do you mind if I deal H out the back door? I sell it hidden in cans of SPAM so the drug sniffing dogs can't find it.
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    I can deal with narrower seats, but I need a...

    I can deal with narrower seats, but I need a minimum seat pitch at 30". Any less and my knees are jammed into the seat in front of me.

    Worst seat pitch I ever experienced was Air Berlin - 29"...
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    So you think Ted Bundy was involved too?...

    So you think Ted Bundy was involved too? Interesting... perhaps he was behind the grassy knoll with Ted Cruz' father.
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    Reposting from the Padded Room selection of stuff...

    Reposting from the Padded Room selection of stuff thread:
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    Nazi sharks, cutting that cable with occam's...

    Nazi sharks, cutting that cable with occam's razor and hitchen's razor. Those razors are sharp.
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    Don't forget Godwin's law. I'm pretty sure...

    Don't forget Godwin's law.

    I'm pretty sure Hitler cut that cable.
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    I'm pretty sure I have a Hite-Rite and a 26.8...

    I'm pretty sure I have a Hite-Rite and a 26.8 American Classic titanium seatpost in the parts bin.
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    Everybody farts in their sleep. puregravity just...

    Everybody farts in their sleep. puregravity just does it promptly at 4 AM.
  46. https://sparkpeo.hs.llnwd.net/e2/guid/678bda38-ff6...

    https://sparkpeo.hs.llnwd.net/e2/guid/678bda38-ff67-491e-a4eb-07df81d29371.jpeg
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    Yes. Wifi calling is the only way I can make...

    Yes. Wifi calling is the only way I can make calls on Fi from inside my house -- otherwise, no coverage.

    Also, FWIW, wifi calling on Fi yields very low cost-per-minute international calls. ...
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    I keep looking at that photo, expecting to see an...

    I keep looking at that photo, expecting to see an alien hidden in there somewhere.

    https://live.staticflickr.com/3153/2949769570_68d43d915e_z.jpg
  49. I put Autozone ceramic pads on the front of my...

    I put Autozone ceramic pads on the front of my 3/4-ton pickup that weighs about 6000# with nothing in the bed... and has a 2000# + camper in the bed for most of summer. Works fine. I replaced the...
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    ^^^ Agreed. I'm still using Fi, still works great...

    ^^^ Agreed. I'm still using Fi, still works great internationally, and T Mobile and Sprint still suck for coverage in the US boonies compared to Verizon.

    Not sure if it's been discussed here but...
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