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    It was done under a spiritual context so it is OK.

    It was done under a spiritual context so it is OK.
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    I'll throw something out there. What if the plane...

    I'll throw something out there. What if the plane never came back to ground but instead kept climbing, to the point it left earth's atmosphere? I know that a space shuttle has insane amounts of...
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    Someone here seems to have some sort of fecal...

    Someone here seems to have some sort of fecal induced tourettes. As soon as the turd starts crowning "FUCK, SHIT, BITCH, SHIT, HOE, FUCK, SHIT...." begins emanating from the stall till the plops have...
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    Somebody local swooped them up, sorry. Good luck,...

    Somebody local swooped them up, sorry. Good luck, I'm sure it will work out. If you're determined you can always get in and shouldn't have to pay some ridiculous price for a scalper ticket. BGCC...
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    Our gas bill quadrupled for the month of November...

    Our gas bill quadrupled for the month of November this year. I called the Gas Company as it seemed off and wanted to make sure there wasn't a leak etc, the lady at the call center was a real...
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    Yep, you are correct, my bad! It looks awfully...

    Yep, you are correct, my bad! It looks awfully similar to the Monarch Beach course and I think it's even the 11th hole there too that has almost this same exact view complete with a creek outflow.
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    Monarch Beach Links. Salt Creek in the...

    Monarch Beach Links. Salt Creek in the background. I used to slang used golf balls on that course when I was a grom.
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    Exactly. Whole wheat by nature sucks for pizza,...

    Exactly. Whole wheat by nature sucks for pizza, if you insist on using it only use a small amount of it and mix with another type. For a home oven plain ole bread flour or a mix of bread and AP is...
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    Dog Barrier for a Toyota Highlander?

    Do any mags have a recommendation for a pet barrier for a Toyota Highlander? We recently picked up a very gently used Highlander and would like to keep the currently immaculate interior in somewhat...
  12. We had a similar ongoing situation with our...

    We had a similar ongoing situation with our office bathroom here as well. The unknown assailant became known as the "Poo-Poo Bandit" or in other circles the "Bathroom Bandito." It began with some...
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    Just got my ticket confirmation for the two...

    Just got my ticket confirmation for the two nights in Tahoe. Stoked. First show since 2000. Blues and Brews in Mammoth is the weekend before, It's going to be a good week off.
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    It's amazing how "easy" he makes these routes...

    It's amazing how "easy" he makes these routes look, so relaxed and fluid. Free climbing MB is a major accomplishment in itself, but free-soling it is just completely mind blowing. It’s hard to even...
  15. Yep, $2400/month, they wanted $2900/month,...

    Yep, $2400/month, they wanted $2900/month, couldn't get it rented not surprisingly, we know them and were looking for a place so we offered $2400/month which the property manager agreed is what it...
  16. They want 659K for it, its maybe 1,000 square...

    They want 659K for it, its maybe 1,000 square feet and only has 1 tiny bathroom. We had spoke with them in the past that we may be interested in buying it but they said they had no plans to sell for...
  17. Just got back from the walk through with the...

    Just got back from the walk through with the property manager, the owner, and his attorney. I guess they we were very scared that we were planning to sue them. I'm not sure if their attorney isn't...
  18. Take a look at this. This pretty much sums up how...

    Take a look at this. This pretty much sums up how it all went down in our case:
    http://www.caltenantlaw.com/ForSale.htm
  19. Yeah this guy was a trip. He first states he...

    Yeah this guy was a trip. He first states he loves dogs, has two of them at home. Then he comes over and acts very nervously and scared around our dog and is just tripping about having him around...
  20. Thanks DJSapp and commonlaw that sounds like a...

    Thanks DJSapp and commonlaw that sounds like a reasonable solution to put this all to rest and protect all parties’ interests.
  21. We never had any plans to sue them or were...

    We never had any plans to sue them or were actually forced into anything. After answering endless calls and emails from the realtor we were getting fed up and stated some of our rights with the hopes...
  22. Thanks Danno, that's what i was hoping was the...

    Thanks Danno, that's what i was hoping was the case. They are having financial issues and know that we are upset about the situation and possibly tenant’s rights have been violated and they want to...
  23. According to the tenants’ rights codes in CA...

    According to the tenants’ rights codes in CA we've been looking through a realtor selling a rented house cannot force a tenant or pet out of the property for any reason, they are not allowed to...
  24. The only reason why we would sue at this point if...

    The only reason why we would sue at this point if they somehow try to screw us out of our large deposit. Otherwise we just want to be done with this and enjoy our new place. The realtor did break the...
  25. Paging Lawyer Mags.. Landlord Wants Us to Sign "RELEASE OF ALL CLAIMS"

    A little background info:
    We rented a house from a business acquaintance of ours. We've always had a good relationship with them and they have been thankful the house they love is in such good...
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    @RootSkier I use King Arthur Bread Flour. I've...

    @RootSkier I use King Arthur Bread Flour. I've found that much lauded "Tipo 00" flour just doesn't work all that well at home (unless you have a wood fired oven in your back yard). I've had the best...
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    @Burnhard Yep, that’s very similar to how I made...

    @Burnhard Yep, that’s very similar to how I made that square pie. I did a 48 cold ferment in the fridge, let it come to room temp in a bowl on the counter, and the gently stretched it out on and the...
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    I've been making pizza at home once a week for...

    I've been making pizza at home once a week for what seems like months now. It became an addiction and now its a Sunday night tradition.

    I do a 2-4 day cold ferment for the dough depending on how...
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    If you click on "insert coin" twice, you can...

    If you click on "insert coin" twice, you can actually play with another person as Ms. Pac Man (use the ASDW keys to move her).
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    Nice. Yeah, the center temp reading on the...

    Nice. Yeah, the center temp reading on the Thermapen was 145f when I pulled it out of the smoker, didn't take the temp after resting but it should have climbed a bit more. Texture and juiciness was...
  31. Thread: Garden 2010

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    Have you grown artichokes before? Our neighbors...

    Have you grown artichokes before? Our neighbors have some mature plants right now and they are HUGE. I've never grown them and didn't realize the plant gets to be so gigantic, like a small tree. I'd...
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    mmm just polished off some smoked turkey breast,...

    mmm just polished off some smoked turkey breast, horseradish mashed potatoes, and biscuits leftover from the weekend, damn good.

    Turkey breast, split, Brined in just a basic brine. Rubbed with a...
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    14 x varieties of Heirloom Tomatoes 3 x Heirloom...

    14 x varieties of Heirloom Tomatoes
    3 x Heirloom Hot Cherry Peppers
    1 x hot banana pepper
    1 x Serrano chile
    1 x Poblano chile
    1 x Heirloom Eggplant
    3 x Heirloom Cucumber
    2 x Broccoli
    1 x...
  34. Not to worry. Some of the local ecofreaks are...

    Not to worry. Some of the local ecofreaks are trying to get a blue line painted throughout town to show where the sea would rise to if Greenland melted. He picked a spot above the line.

    If Gore...
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    Looking forward to the TR. I'm waiting for the...

    Looking forward to the TR. I'm waiting for the FrankenWeber kit, will turn a Weber kettle into a wood fired pizza oven:

    http://slice.seriouseats.com/images/20100325-pizza-hacker.jpg
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    As someone who pulls their steaks off the grill...

    As someone who pulls their steaks off the grill at 115-120F, it was hard watching the temp readings push 160f the first time I cooked a brisket, but it's a different beast. It's amazing how juicy it...
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    I usually keep it simple it with brisket as far...

    I usually keep it simple it with brisket as far as seasoning goes. Salt and pepper and maybe some homemade chili powder. It's a flavorful cut so what I aim for is a full beef flavor and smoke.
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    Pot Roast isn't a cut of meat, it's a dish ;)...

    Pot Roast isn't a cut of meat, it's a dish ;) Sounds like a tasty smoked chuck roast though. Almost like a gringoized version of Barbacoa.
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    A couple recent favorites: 2007 Lucia “Gary's...

    A couple recent favorites:
    2007 Lucia “Gary's Vineyard”
    2007 Foxen "Julia's Vineyard"
  40. Thread: Pickles

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    Leftover pickle juice also works well as a brine...

    Leftover pickle juice also works well as a brine for chicken. Dump the juice in a bag with some chicken legs, stick it in the fridge overnight, brown the chicken, then braise in white wine and...
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    I don't know what sort of plane you're travelling...

    I don't know what sort of plane you're travelling in, but the small jets that fly out of our local airport are really easy for "gate checking" bags. I usually will gate check the boot bag and bring...
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    A few months ago signs were posted all over our...

    A few months ago signs were posted all over our office crapper. On all stall entrances as well as inside the stall. Whoever made it loves some clip art as there was some nice flair on the borders as...
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    Always carry it on.

    Always carry it on.
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    For pizza your best bet is:...

    For pizza your best bet is:
    http://lacuisineus.com/catalog/images/00flour.jpg

    You can now find Tipo "00" at most of the fancy pants markets these days or online, worth looking for if you enjoy...
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    Made a couple excellent pies last night. 1....

    Made a couple excellent pies last night.

    1. Broccoli Rabe, Olive, Bufala Mozzarella. Sautéed the broccoli rabe with garlic and red chili flakes. Simple and tasty

    2. Speck, Brussel Sprouts,...
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    but sprinkling some "pink salt" on your steak...

    but sprinkling some "pink salt" on your steak just to see what's it's like = not harmless :cool:

    As far as the original topic; my favorite bacon is from Meadow Farms Smokehouse in Bishop, CA....
  47. Thread: Bacon

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    As far as I know the reason "pink salt" aka...

    As far as I know the reason "pink salt" aka instacure, etc is colored pink is so you can clearly tell it is not salt. Eating nitraties/nitrites on their own is not something you'd ever want to do,...
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    Buy the book, it will answer all your questions...

    Buy the book, it will answer all your questions and more.
    Amazon.com: Charcuterie: The Craft of Salting, Smoking, and Curing (9780393058291): Michael Ruhlman, Brian Polcyn, Thomas Keller: Books
  49. Thread: Bacon

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    If you don't own the book, get it. It will change...

    If you don't own the book, get it. It will change your life. Well, well worth the ~20 bucks
    Amazon.com: Charcuterie: The Craft of Salting, Smoking, and Curing (9780393058291): Michael Ruhlman,...
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    For this time around, fresh. Fruit is a definite...

    For this time around, fresh. Fruit is a definite to offset some of the gameiness. A neighbor dropped off a bunch of tangelos so thinking maybe incorporate them somehow. After poking around it looks...
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