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  1. I had a caliper bracket bolt back out completely...

    I had a caliper bracket bolt back out completely a couple months back. Forget if I posted about it here. Leading bolt, so braking going backwards was fine. Braking going forward was terribly...
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    Shit that annoys you

    I know youíre not looking for an excuse or rationalization, but thatís typically because the spam campaigns are run on separate systems (usually separate vendors) than their customer database. They...
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    What? Maybe NFTs and immutable blockchains are...

    What?

    Maybe NFTs and immutable blockchains are what actually make the Matrix possible?
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    Not that it matters I guess, but youíre leading...

    Not that it matters I guess, but youíre leading the personal shit slinging in this particular round by a big margin. Take a lap, bro.
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    Me too! I agree thereís something there, but I...

    Me too!

    I agree thereís something there, but I donít know what it is. Part of my job is figuring out what the hell this stuff means, too, and figure out if thereís an application for it. All Iíve...
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    I intellectually shot myself in the foot (not sure what that means, but Iíll give you the benefit of the doubt that itís bad or exposed me somehow) by pointing out that NFTs seem to be a way to pull...
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    Sorry. You didnít predict that. I was projecting because it was fun based on:

    The underpinnings for most of this relies on anonymity or on evading regulations or taxation. Or all of the above. For...
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    Well, Iím not doing that either. Iím in here asking questions Ďn shit.
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    Iím not blaming the explanations, Iím expressing doubt because the explanations kind of suck. How many times have we heard in this thread that people study this shit like itís their job just to...
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    The only accounting function solved is when it comes to shareholder distribution, though. Thatís a pretty tiny part of the overall accounting burden. Agreed that it can all be automated, but thereís...
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    Iím not arguing, but I still donít really get it. The first only has utility if nobody trusts each other (or are you saying that the accounting function will be completely obviated by an NFT...
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    I get thatÖand for capitalizing on rich people or enthusiasts who want to own something ďauthenticĒ I see how you can create and profit from scarcity. Itís not going to force payment for something...
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    Correct. Also, what does that have to do with...

    Correct.

    Also, what does that have to do with NFT contracts?
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    But why? This is a solution in search of a problem. Do we really have a large problem with amendable, unenforceable promises that will be solved by this? I get the lather, but for the life of me I...
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    If you expect something to happen, you shouldnít.

    If you expect something to happen, you shouldnít.
  16. Thread: Ahmaud Arbery

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    I think theyíre all relevant. I liked the second...

    I think theyíre all relevant. I liked the second one. I kinda think itís most relevant. If itís ever ok to kill somebody else with a gun, we are going to have stuff like this that breaks down around...
  17. Thread: Ahmaud Arbery

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    Ahmaud Arbery

    I donít think thatís what he is saying at all, both from reading here and talking to him outside of here. I think heís saying that if his accusers had him at gunpoint and he had lunged at them or...
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    The living areas in my home have been overtaken...

    The living areas in my home have been overtaken by Christmas decorations. To my uncouth eye it looks like clutter. But I have been assured that it is not clutter.

    I guess itís nice.
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    Yes.

    Yes.
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    Thatís what I assumed when I got mine without...

    Thatís what I assumed when I got mine without doing any research. Not here. Ended up unwittingly going forward by 1.
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    Harryís Island

    Cool island, Harry! Ice roads notwithstanding, Iíd still be on the lookout for an old pontoon boat you can strip down and convert into a barge. My dad has done lots of building on/around a lake a few...
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    Best way to combat that is to participate in the...

    Best way to combat that is to participate in the apple ecosystem. Which I recognize is fucked up.

    I bought a pack of airtags for my keys and wallet, and gave my girlfriend one for her keys (not...
  23. Thread: Doggie stoke

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    It wasnít a whole pizza, but I had a dog swipe...

    It wasnít a whole pizza, but I had a dog swipe two large pieces on a drive-by. I chased her down and pulled them back out of her throat. It was like her jaw had unhinged, and it felt like sticking my...
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    The carcass was removed. That wasnít very...

    The carcass was removed. That wasnít very pleasant.
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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    Figured you guys wouldnít let me off easy.

    Iím about 16 feet from the gable end. This would be easier for a couple reasons, AND we get enough snow where I am that I worry about keeping it clear if...
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    My bathroom fans are venting into the attic. Itís...

    My bathroom fans are venting into the attic. Itís obviously not a new situation, and I donít see any obvious evidence of mold up there. I discovered this when I went to replace one of the fans. Along...
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    Bobby's used car lot and Free Carfax

    How much of those rankings are stupid shit or people who canít figure out the electronics? ďProblemsĒ runs the gamut, and without more qualification Iíve always been suspicious of that particular...
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    https://www.wikihow.com/Pare-an-Apple?amp=1

    https://www.wikihow.com/Pare-an-Apple?amp=1
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    Plumber question

    Fucking old ass bump. Wtf?

    What did it end up being anyways?
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    Netflix: instaView rec's

    I thought it was fine, as wastes of time go, but it might as well have been a space opera for all it had to do with the genre or the time period. Might have been a better setting for that story,...
  31. Just let her pee on your face already, ya prude.

    Just let her pee on your face already, ya prude.
  32. Thread: Props to...

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    Sticky: Dude outdoes himself. Nice to have this place...

    Dude outdoes himself. Nice to have this place still surprise.
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    Some black caulk might make things a little more...

    Some black caulk might make things a little more moist and loosen things up a bit.
  34. Fatherhood anonymous; an open discussion on being a dad.

    Funny.

    Currently have her boyfriend over. They think he should borrow my ski pants so they can go play in the snow while I cook them all dinner. How about: come back inside when you get cold?
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    SoÖnihilism? We donít have a future anyways. Might as well drive up the value of my imaginary asset class?

    Also, millennials and gen y are the same thing.

    Carry onÖ.
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    Shit that annoys you

    No, just domestic water. Water everywhereÖ. The drain pipe in the picture is just to the sink in the guest bathroom.
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    It was probably comical. The old T snapped while...

    It was probably comical. The old T snapped while I was trying to snake the pex to the other side to hook up the hot water supply. Got soaked. Plugged the hole with my thumb but was 8 feet from the...
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    392364 FUCK

    392364

    FUCK
  39. One last bump. Anybody?

    One last bump. Anybody?
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    Its said she never gives up her dead.

    Thatís because MN would be the east coast.

    Iíve never heard this before either. But Iím rarely more than 10 miles away from Superior. Itís usually ďthe lakeĒ or ďthe big lakeĒ if we need to get...
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    That is the correct answer. Whoís the guy who...

    That is the correct answer.

    Whoís the guy who thinks itís terrific to install a domestic water supply system that needs a fucking 12 hour cure time any time you need to do anything and becomes...
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    So if itís a coast, the land is the reference...

    So if itís a coast, the land is the reference point, but if itís a shore, itís the body of water?

    Does this need its own thread?
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    Shit that annoys you

    Thanks for the tip. The (unheated) garage is on the other side of that wall, and itís a few feet from the furnace and carries hot water to the rest of the house. Not surprised it hasnít been a...
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    Oh, and all the drain lines are ABSÖ. Which, OK,...

    Oh, and all the drain lines are ABSÖ. Which, OK, but local home improvement stores mostly carry sch 40. So everything is just a little bit harder.
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    Shit that annoys you

    Yeah. Itís weird. All very neat and straight. But what the actual fuck.

    ETA: look at this shit.

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    Wasnít trying to start somethingÖ. I always...

    Wasnít trying to start somethingÖ. I always assumed that the lake was the point of reference, but then I see local businesses on the south shore (by my definition) calling themselves things like...
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    Shit that annoys you

    This house was plumbed entirely with CPVC and few shutoff valves; those valves available are shitty and are about 50/50 for actually working. Makes for sudden scope creep when trying to do anything...
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    SoÖwhich side of the lake is the north shore?

    SoÖwhich side of the lake is the north shore?
  49. Fatherhood anonymous; an open discussion on being a dad.

    This. I canít say I particularly like the idea of my daughter or my son having sex, same as I donít like them doing anything that seems risky and loaded with life changing consequences, but Iím not...
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    At least he isnít thin skinned.

    At least he isnít thin skinned.
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