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    And, you generally know you're going to get...

    And, you generally know you're going to get screwed.

    I went to urgent care a few years ago with a bad cough. Had gone through the normal cycle of symptoms for a cold. After a week I was...
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    Don't those things secretly record video and...

    Don't those things secretly record video and audio of you and send it back to the motherland?
  3. So I've had this obnoxious couple living behind...

    So I've had this obnoxious couple living behind me for the last year or two. I figured the guy must be unemployed because he is always home. Always has the patio door wide open. Always watching TV...
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    Same with the last batch of boxers I bought but...

    Same with the last batch of boxers I bought but they have a tag on both the front and the back. Have to feel for the crotch which should be fool proof but I still seem to get them on backwards half...
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    Or they don't have a clue what they're talking...

    Or they don't have a clue what they're talking about, but want to sound like they do.

    Standard response to what bike/tire/part question on MTBR: "I ride a ____ and I love it!" Super helpful!
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    Yeah, final stock grant vests in April - that's...

    Yeah, final stock grant vests in April - that's what I'm waiting on. Should have a bonus too, but their policy is to only pay bonus if you're still employed, and they drag their feet forever getting...
  7. We have a similar issue in California with lands...

    We have a similar issue in California with lands owned by CA Dept of Fish & Wildlife. They consider biking to be incompatible so it is not allowed unless it is specifically written into their land...
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    Ha, I actually got my annual review a couple...

    Ha, I actually got my annual review a couple months ago. It had 4 lines on the "things I do well side" which basically said I complete my work on time and with a high degree of accuracy. You know,...
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    I'm getting to that point at my job. Got a new...

    I'm getting to that point at my job. Got a new boss a year or so ago. Seemed good at first but things have turned south. Seems unable to communicate effectively. She is argumentative and...
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    Germans send a chunk of the Berlin Wall to Trump...

    Germans send a chunk of the Berlin Wall to Trump with the message: "no wall lasts forever"
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    That's quite the fuck up. Hard to know what you...

    That's quite the fuck up. Hard to know what you don't know, though.

    This quote in the article makes me think about all the automation in cars these days and how it makes drivers dumber.
  12. Thread: NYE in NYC

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    Yeah that's pretty much what it felt like...

    Yeah that's pretty much what it felt like standing there
  13. I've heard Moab police used to bust drivers with...

    I've heard Moab police used to bust drivers with CO plates hoping to find a cooler full of illegal out of state beer on board
  14. Thread: NYE in NYC

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    Went to NYC for New years with some friends from...

    Went to NYC for New years with some friends from work 10 yrs ago. The girls insisted on doing Times Square for NYE. What a fucking nightmare. Got there 5 or 6 hours before ball drop. Pens about...
  15. Thread: Jimboy’s Tacos

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    We've got one of those here in OB as well off...

    We've got one of those here in OB as well off Sunset Cliffs/Voltaire. My local favorite.

    The super secret pro best tacos in SD is La Tiendita mexican market off Clairemont Mesa. The taco bar...
  16. Thread: Jimboy’s Tacos

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    ^^ Yup, the quesadilla had everything I wanted in...

    ^^ Yup, the quesadilla had everything I wanted in it and nothing I didn't. The taco was good too.



    You got it! SJC was probably too easy a clue. I'll have to check out Primo food mart next...
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    So I was driving back from LA last weekend and...

    So I was driving back from LA last weekend and decided I had to stop in at one of their Socal spots and try it out. The big mistake was not paying attention to the address- was right off the freeway...
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    Was just going to post the same thing. I bought...

    Was just going to post the same thing. I bought a Honda CRF230 a few years ago to explore dirt roads. Can't really call many of these roads good gravel rides, we've got a lot of steep/rocky...
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    My office at the time was a few blocks from where...

    My office at the time was a few blocks from where this fighter jet crashed. I have never heard as many emergency vehicles as I did that day. Scary stuff... ...
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    I make time to ride Thunder every couple years. ...

    I make time to ride Thunder every couple years. The riding itself isn't amazing except for the ridgeline traverse. It's the views that make it a must do for me. Add Cassidy/Losee or Grandview to...
  21. I heard an interview on NPR a few weeks back with...

    I heard an interview on NPR a few weeks back with a doctor/researcher/medical ethicist about the opiate epidemic. He was a younger guy who was into skiing/biking and had a serious injury requiring...
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    A former boss and co-worker both had gout. You...

    A former boss and co-worker both had gout. You could always tell when they'd been out for a big dinner together, they'd have a flare up the next day and would both be hobbling around the office.
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    The last few years I've actually liked the fall...

    The last few years I've actually liked the fall back time change. I'm usually stuck at work past dark regardless so at least this way I get some more sunlight in the morning. I have an easier time...
  24. Thread: Happy Halloween

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    Happy....Halloween? ...

    Happy....Halloween?

    http://www.habventures.com/photos/03-Socal/SanGabes/WW50_2019/16.JPG
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    I rode with a girl on and off for a few days on...

    I rode with a girl on and off for a few days on the AZTR who was on a Revel rascal. She ended up setting a new women's record, so it can't suck to pedal it. She said it is the best, most fun bike...
  26. Thread: Your pronouns?

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    unless its a Florida man....

    unless its a Florida man....
  27. Thread: Jimboy’s Tacos

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    Had to look. Definitely a good thing those...

    Had to look. Definitely a good thing those places are an hour or more away from me.
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    Anyone who gets dismissed from jury duty for...

    Anyone who gets dismissed from jury duty for reasons like those should immediately be sent over to the city to do a day of community service, like highway trash pickup or similar work. Bet a lot of...
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    And karma bites me. Password expiry on one of my...

    And karma bites me. Password expiry on one of my financial accounts. Now on attempt 4 creating new pwd.
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    What's worse is when they don't tell you up front...

    What's worse is when they don't tell you up front what the requirements are, so you get to discover them one by one.
    Attempt 1: Cannot be the same as your last 4 passwords
    Attempt 2: Must be...
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    That reminds me of my last plumber hire a few...

    That reminds me of my last plumber hire a few years ago. Broken urinal at work wouldn't stop running, so I called the plumbing company we used. They said the earliest they'd be able to send someone...
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    One maker of shitty beer suing another to its...

    One maker of shitty beer suing another to its recipe for shitty beer. Presumably so they can make even shittier beer
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    I have no experience with the DVO post but they...

    I have no experience with the DVO post but they have them on sale $200 right now

    https://dvosuspension.com/product/garnet-dropper-post/
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    Yeah but if e-bikes didn't exist, those guys...

    Yeah but if e-bikes didn't exist, those guys would probably be out somewhere driving around in said lifted truck rather than out cunting up the trails on their e-douchemobiles.
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    Dealing with utility caused fires is definitely...

    Dealing with utility caused fires is definitely important. But we might avoid one of those fires with endless investment in undergrounding transmission lines, localizing power grids and upgrading to...
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    Love Doughty burning the Canucks: "A team like...

    Love Doughty burning the Canucks: "A team like that should not be beating a team like ours 8-2"
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    Christmas lights. I have neighbors putting up...

    Christmas lights. I have neighbors putting up orange and purple ones (and others putting up all colors) along with their Halloween decorations. When did this become a thing?? You know those...
  38. I demo'd a small Ripley. It was pretty good on...

    I demo'd a small Ripley. It was pretty good on me. Rode a medium around the block, might work as a short term rental but definitely felt too big. Already have a small M3.
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    Isn't that what people say every year? ...

    Isn't that what people say every year?

    Seriously. People bitch about how much they suck. Oh, but wait the new 20xx models fix all those issues, they're amazing! Reviewers rave about them. ...
  40. No size smalls, guess my wallet is safe :smile:

    No size smalls, guess my wallet is safe :smile:
  41. Well except that e-bikers and manufacturers are...

    Well except that e-bikers and manufacturers are trying their hardest to play it off like e-bikes are no different from regular mountain bikes and should have the same access. It doesn't help that...
  42. Thread: what amuses you?

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    I opened this link thinking it was about e-bike...

    I opened this link thinking it was about e-bike racers cheating. Well, it is even more lame than that. Racing on stationary trainer bikes? And now riders are cheating by levelling up pre-race to...
  43. Thanksgiving TR for reference:...

    Thanksgiving TR for reference: https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/310202-TR-Moab-Thanksgiving-2016?highlight=ahab

    406 did a similar trip there the following year...
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    Had been wondering why I seemed to have missed...

    Had been wondering why I seemed to have missed some issues of Bike. Sounds like they've gone down to 6 issues a year and will be putting more focus on digital content. Maybe I missed it, but you'd...
  45. I went to Moab/Fruita/GJ for Thanksgiving week a...

    I went to Moab/Fruita/GJ for Thanksgiving week a few years ago, the holiday was early that year similar to your timing. Temps were good during the day except when it was windy - mid to high 50s in...
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    The Crankbrothers will inevitably break. If...

    The Crankbrothers will inevitably break.

    If you want a good platform try to find an old pair of Shimano 636 dh pedals. They last forever, so I'm sure you'll be able to find a pair somewhere.
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    I don't mind work, or jobs....its the idiot...

    I don't mind work, or jobs....its the idiot co-workers who piss me off.
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    Watching a bit of Leafs/Ott. A pretty sweet goal...

    Watching a bit of Leafs/Ott. A pretty sweet goal by Ott was called back on video review for being offside after a player lifted his back foot off the ice milliseconds before the puck completely...
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    I wish basketball season would run concurrent...

    I wish basketball season would run concurrent with baseball rather than almost the same season schedule as hockey. Not as hard as it used to be to find hockey on in bars/pubs but still annoying how...
  50. Thread: what amuses you?

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    Well now we know who's responsible for all the...

    Well now we know who's responsible for all the White house leaks. Trump can find something else to obsess over.
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