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    I like Ďem. But those feel like retail prices for...

    I like Ďem. But those feel like retail prices for used skis.
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    I call those ďsocksĒ

    I call those ďsocksĒ
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    Random Unthreadworthy Questions

    IÖ. Donít know. Steph Curry was golfing in one. I saw some dude at a summer party with one.

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    Random Unthreadworthy Questions

    What do they call those shirts that look like somebody sewed a puffy jacket on the front of parts of them?

    Also, why?
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    No, my point is that itís not actually a big problem for the average gold investor. It doesnít even crack the top 5. Itís a straw man. Like most of the arguments for the merits of Bitcoin, itís a...
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    Range started acting up. Ordered a new one from...

    Range started acting up. Ordered a new one from Loweís in April. Just arrived today. Unboxed it.

    The glass around the control knobs is shattered.

    Now Iím on hold trying to figure out how many...
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    ^^^ Well said and thank you.

    ^^^ Well said and thank you.
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    So why arenít we railing against the factors that...

    So why arenít we railing against the factors that drove wages so low that property values necessarily cratered without outside investment? If the average wage in a high cost of living area halved...
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    Is that actually a big problem for the average...

    Is that actually a big problem for the average BTC investor, or are you just grasping for straws to build a man with?
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    Would it be OK if the remote worker made $40K...

    Would it be OK if the remote worker made $40K instead of $140K? I meanÖhaving lived in more than one desirable rural location, it was always widely accepted that you had to take some significant...
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    No, heís mad about the evil expressing concern...

    No, heís mad about the evil expressing concern about the evil.

    AR is definitely bitter, and I even understand why. But I donít think heís mad at the right people and it all comes off asÖÖ
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    Wonder how thatís all working out? Not sure what...

    Wonder how thatís all working out? Not sure what kind of LTV policies are typically in place with this sorta thing, but if itís any more than 25% some folk be sweatin, for sure.
  13. Iím going to suggest, gently, that Montucky is...

    Iím going to suggest, gently, that Montucky is nobodyís idea of a profitable, low-touch customer.
  14. Cade? Do we call him Cam? Confuse.

    Cade? Do we call him Cam? Confuse.
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    Sure champ, double down I guess, but I assume no such thing. And ďevilís gonna evilĒ is no standard to hold our institutions to, which is (we agree) the function of regulation that serves public...
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    Conflation? What was I conflating? I certainly made no implication that the consumer chose global warming, so ďconflationĒ back at ya, sport.

    Who do we think has a greater responsibility to...
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    Well, what? I mean, they do, but letís not act...

    Well, what? I mean, they do, but letís not act like ďconsumer choiceĒ is a good, moral, or sustainable way to steer a society. Corporate greed veiled by ďconsumer choiceĒ is how we have melting...
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    Empty LinkedIn quotes and reposts. Actually, just...

    Empty LinkedIn quotes and reposts. Actually, just make that LinkedIn in general. Every time I wander over there to clear notifications and messages I leave more annoyed and cynical than when I...
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    Car replacement dilemma

    Re: hybrids: Depends on how and where you drive, right? Around town you are able to use the hybrid system to max effect, but if you do a lot of highway driving the hybrid powertrain is just extra...
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    It has nothing to do with line go up or line go down. Itís a negative sum game being used to part the foolish and easily led from their retirement. Itís a ponzi. The arguments for crypto just seem...
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    The first album or CD you bought

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    I was 11. Mom had to approve it, though I probably would have picked it anyways. My musical tastes werenít very refined. Still arenít.
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    False equivalence is false. Exhibit A is mortgage...

    False equivalence is false. Exhibit A is mortgage lending, which BTC doesnít fucking do.

    Youíre comparing a shitty currency/asset/commodity to a service industry. Anybody concerned about the...
  23. Thatís not really ďback in timeĒ in many corners....

    Thatís not really ďback in timeĒ in many corners. TGR is a global collective.

    Itís their culture, right? What are ya gonna do?
  24. Thread: Juneteenth

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    Juneteenth

    This is the first year itís a fed holiday, which makes sense that workplaces are recognizing it for the first time. My workplace closes on fed holidays, and we donít close when it isnít a fed...
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    Thatís a really weird way to look at cars, dude....

    Thatís a really weird way to look at cars, dude. Maybe you should talk to somebody.
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    I have some small amounts of bitcoin, the value of which is a good bit less than I bought in at. Iím hodling, because what the hell? Truly, it isnít enough money to be bitter about, I assumed I was...
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    I thought this was about international...

    I thought this was about international remittances for poor underbanked immigrants?

    Or are they the brave?
  28. 2021/2022 NBA Thread: Anyone but the Lakers or Nets!

    It feels like Klay should make it all better. Isnít the whole thing pretty on brand for his persona?
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    Interesting. Prepayment penalties at all are...

    Interesting. Prepayment penalties at all are pretty rare here.

    I donít see much let up in pricing or inventory around here, though everything is moving slower. Feels like something has to give. ...
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    Yeah. Didnít know that was a thing. Without being...

    Yeah. Didnít know that was a thing. Without being defined (or just by being ignorant), thatís like tying your shoelaces together to play basketball. I get it. Hard mode for me, man, here on out.
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    You guys playing wordle?

    If you get three out of five on the first guess (which happens often with my start word) youíre limited to 10 more letters to sort out the answer to use a total of 15 different letters. If you use...
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    Thatís pretty sobering. I hope youíre right,...

    Thatís pretty sobering.

    I hope youíre right, for your sake. If youíre wrongÖ itís just so sad. Maybe youíre being smart about it and only holding and buying what you can afford to lose. There are...
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    Go forth and ride, then bring back pics

    The exact same words were going through my mind.

    Eating shit hurts so much more on a bike than skiingÖ Probably why Iíll never actually be that good a biker; hurts too much to fuck up.
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    Well sure, that too.

    Well sure, that too.
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    Speculation is totally fair, itís when we act like it isnít gambling that I get confused.



    The beauty of a system like the USD is that smart people can pull on meaningful levers to maintain a...
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    You guys playing wordle?

    I didnít know there was a hard mode and an easy mode. Iíve generally been playing it hard, if that counts, but recently Iíve dabbled with ignoring any hits for my second word. AEROS and TUNIC, or...
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    The YouTube commercial with the lady sounding...

    The YouTube commercial with the lady sounding like sheís gonna throw up with her cable bill/woes. Just a terrible fucking commercial from the worst part of 80s/90s advertising.
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    I caught 7 over the winter that were living...

    I caught 7 over the winter that were living between my chimney and exterior wall. Thereís discussion upthread. The high point was getting two in the same trap:

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    The black one is packing,...
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    20 seconds of googling confirmed that. Thanks!

    20 seconds of googling confirmed that. Thanks!
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    Why? Do Canadians all have variable rate...

    Why?

    Do Canadians all have variable rate mortgages? I donít get it.

    Or do they just not understand the question?
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    An asymmetric hedge is what I believe they called...

    An asymmetric hedge is what I believe they called it. It sure sounded fancy even if it meant nothing at all.
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    Mine was mocha steel. Most people would call it...

    Mine was mocha steel. Most people would call it tan.

    https://youtu.be/fr7z1YiAWiI
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    If you drive like a dick, I guess I can see your...

    If you drive like a dick, I guess I can see your point. I did get plenty of ribbing at the time for driving a Buick, so the analogy works from that perspective.

    Iím not selling them or anything,...
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    Bobby's used car lot and Free Carfax

    I had a Buick LaCrosse a couple years back. It was a nice car and I liked it. It was essentially an AWD Impala with a big V6 and a nicer interior. Drove and felt way nicer than my Audi in a lot of...
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    This didnít age well. But sniping...

    This didnít age well. But sniping notwithstandingÖ. What does ďimpressiveĒ mean, here? Like, what did BTC do? How did it provide value? Or are you referring to the careful administration of the asset...
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    Things That Amuse You

    While driving, I get a call from the funeral home in the town where my dad lives. Figured it was probably spam, but answered anyways.

    ďHi, this is MustonenĒ

    ďOh hi Mustonen, Iím sorry, I...
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    Things That Amuse You

    Oh, nevermind.
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    Living without TP is a little easier if youíre...

    Living without TP is a little easier if youíre also living without sriracha.
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    5w40
  50. Wrenchin... Adventures under the hood... Put em here.

    I used the euro car spec stuff that met the VW 502 spec or whatever that my car demanded.
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