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    Real spook or the softer gentler wyeaster?

    Real spook or the softer gentler wyeaster?
  2. At the ski area I worked at every dirtbag had...

    At the ski area I worked at every dirtbag had mismatched poles from the lost and found (myself included).
  3. I sat down in the lodge for a minute, and someone...

    I sat down in the lodge for a minute, and someone stole my breakfast meats.

    Right out of my pocket!
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    @Tahoepa I have a well used but totally...

    @Tahoepa
    I have a well used but totally functional frame that you can have for free.



    I have some lenses too.
  5. Except his definition wasn't correct. It's not...

    Except his definition wasn't correct.

    It's not "attacking character", it's "to the person" as opposed to "to the point".
  6. Aquaman would like a word 365704

    Aquaman would like a word

    365704
  7. I started typing something, but then shirk posted...

    I started typing something, but then shirk posted what I was going to say, so I'll just add this: at only 48k there's a good possibility that it's missed services that should've been done for its age...
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    Seuss is getting cancelled yet MJ is ok. ...

    Seuss is getting cancelled yet MJ is ok.

    Alrighty then...
  9. It was when I lived there, but that was a long...

    It was when I lived there, but that was a long time ago.

    So I googled and https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/prescription-drug-ad-law-notable-for-lack-of-teeth-1.2867362

    Looks like it's still not...
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    Same boat. My 10+ year old size L puffy is...

    Same boat. My 10+ year old size L puffy is slimmer than the new mediums.

    FWIW, that ykk zipper is on some other brands too and just as shitty.
  11. It's illegal to advertise prescription only drugs...

    It's illegal to advertise prescription only drugs to the general public in Canada.



    I'm surprised they don't resell the ad space. Seems like a wasted opportunity.
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    Yeah, it's the same here. Letter of the law vs...

    Yeah, it's the same here. Letter of the law vs intent, risk, and consequences. Luckily, we have very few 'muh freedum' warriors around here, but lots of selfish entitlement on display.



    Not...
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    I'd ask a local plumber that you trust, i.e. one...

    I'd ask a local plumber that you trust, i.e. one that isn't trying to sell you something.

    That said, if it were me the first thing I'd look at is how old the current tank is and if it's getting...
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    A 50 gal "tall" is around 5 ft tall and a little...

    A 50 gal "tall" is around 5 ft tall and a little under 2 ft wide.

    A 50 "short" is about 4 ft and a little over 2 ft wide.

    Or tankless on demand...
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    Your tub probably does hold 40 gallons (or more)....

    Your tub probably does hold 40 gallons (or more). If its internal dimensions are 56 long by 28 wide, 40 gal is only about 6 and a half inches deep.



    Is she a redhead?
  16. If the lycra's not on strava it wasn't worn!

    If the lycra's not on strava it wasn't worn!
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    I'm just surprised blackberry is still a thing.

    I'm just surprised blackberry is still a thing.
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    Is there more house above? It shouldn't sag on...

    Is there more house above? It shouldn't sag on 12" centers. And use 5/8"

    In the past I've used green if there are plumbing or electrical holes, or if it's an enclosed space. On the last bathroom I...
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    Yeah, that's awesome.

    Yeah, that's awesome.
  20. Oh I know. I was just ribbing him on the twelve...

    Oh I know. I was just ribbing him on the twelve year old water bottle. Although at this point maybe it's all leached out.
  21. One word and a letter: Bisphenol A

    One word and a letter: Bisphenol A
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    It's the same. There's a constant battle between...

    It's the same. There's a constant battle between the flight ops training dept and the bean counters, who see training as a cost that can be trimmed. It even comes up in contract negotiations.

    The...
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    It's an entirely different kind of flying......

    It's an entirely different kind of flying... altogether.

    Yeah, it absolutely is a real expectation. The technology already exists to fly military drones remotely, and high level management at the...
  24. If she were in a low/no risk group I'd say it was...

    If she were in a low/no risk group I'd say it was queue jumping (even with the second address), but based on this ^^^ alone I'd say she should just do it. The greatest good is protecting the most...
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    Pretty much the only reason airline pilots...

    Pretty much the only reason airline pilots haven't been replaced by robots - or at least some game obsessed kid who'll fly it remotely from their mom's basement for half the money.
  26. Have you ever been to Baker?

    Have you ever been to Baker?
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    Please take me home with you. I've never had...

    Please take me home with you. I've never had Bangers and Mash.

    (hopefully, it doesn't give me Spotted Dick)
  28. Just voted, good luck!

    Just voted, good luck!
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    I just hope Fognl doesn't cancel the show.

    I just hope Fognl doesn't cancel the show.
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    So that's why all of the knobs and switches on...

    So that's why all of the knobs and switches on the mad dog (aka MD80) are different and in unconventional locations.


    So for the landing lights we'll use the switches that look like lights over...
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    And always use activejunky click-through to MJ...

    And always use activejunky click-through to MJ for additional cash back.
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    But Canada Geese can fly really high. I've seen...

    But Canada Geese can fly really high. I've seen them in the teens, and heard about them in the twenties.

    A friend/colleague used to say, "Damned illegal immigrants! I'll bet not one of them has a...
  33. Years ago I was at a training event at Flight...

    Years ago I was at a training event at Flight Safety in Seattle where everyone was given name tags on the first day. I saw a tag on the receptionist's desk waiting to be picked up by Mike Hung.
    ...
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    I'm partial to sheet metal screws drilled through...

    I'm partial to sheet metal screws drilled through the basses into the soles.

    ∞ DIN
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    In the mid-00s Scandinavian Airlines had three Q4...

    In the mid-00s Scandinavian Airlines had three Q4 gear collapses within two months. I'm pretty sure there are youtube videos of them.
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    Expensive Don't see a lot of Falcons with all...

    Expensive

    Don't see a lot of Falcons with all of the Gulfstreams and Globals out there. Cool airplane.
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    Engine failure, fire, and severe damage are...

    Engine failure, fire, and severe damage are memory actions and handled the same way on all medium and heavy jets. The big ticket items are:

    Confirm which side, and pull the power back to idle...
  38. That Canada story surprises me. It's obviously...

    That Canada story surprises me. It's obviously tough to get vaccines to everyone in the north but the southernmost fifty miles of Canada is more urbanized that the states.
  39. I wasn't going to get a star on my belly, but...

    I wasn't going to get a star on my belly, but then I tried to go to the beach.
  40. The sound of my voice is inaudible to my wife.

    The sound of my voice is inaudible to my wife.
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    Yeah, the thing's got to be able to do all four...

    Yeah, the thing's got to be able to do all four climb segments on one engine, so the climb gradient can be the limiting factor. Basically, the acceleration is slower, the second segment climb covers...
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    Bad fuel is a much bigger issue for piston...

    Bad fuel is a much bigger issue for piston engines and turboprops. Big jets have redundant fuel systems that have multiple pumps, bypass valves, crossfeeds, etc. And this is just like my opinion man,...
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    You're correct, it can't be. When the runway is...

    You're correct, it can't be. When the runway is longer than the length required for a balanced field V1 and Vr are the same.

    I used that example because it shows that one engine has enough power...
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    Short answer, yes. There's a calculation for...

    Short answer, yes.

    There's a calculation for "balanced field" which in its simplest form means that the aircraft can accelerate to the speed it needs to get airborne (which is weight dependent)...
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    Oh, now I get where you're coming from. Pilots...

    Oh, now I get where you're coming from. Pilots use the word twin as a type, i.e. if one engine fails the airplane is still a twin.

    When I was a young(ish) lad in ground school, I was told that the...
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    I had no idea, but that makes sense. 747s ruled...

    I had no idea, but that makes sense. 747s ruled the world before any of the big twins, and the DC8 before that.
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    Extended Twin OPerationS and there are dozens...

    Extended Twin OPerationS

    and there are dozens more just like it
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    It's pronounced e-tops, but yeah...

    It's pronounced e-tops, but yeah...
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    The 777 isn't exactly limping on one engine. ...

    The 777 isn't exactly limping on one engine.

    As for over the ocean, it'll fly on one engine fine, but it takes so much more fuel that a diversion to another destination is often necessary - or at...
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    The ghetto JIS mod is to grind the tip flat on a...

    The ghetto JIS mod is to grind the tip flat on a cheap Phillips.
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