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    Fu*king Cyclists

    ItĒs been a few decades, but when I commuted in the city to Uni on my bike, there were no such thing as the bike lanes that exist today. And I had a couple of nasty incidents with people not seeing...
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    Agreed. But then I am pretty much game for...

    Agreed. But then I am pretty much game for anything with Sir Ben in the cast. I found his performance very raw in Sexy Beast, and yes, quite the opposite of his portrayal of Gandhi.
  3. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Kitty Stoke

    Mayhem in Mind

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    Caniniscide stayed for the moment

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  4. Thread: Wildlife

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    Are you still putting sugar water out for them?...

    Are you still putting sugar water out for them? Our hummingbirds usually ignore our feeder after the late June/early July flowers arrive, so we take it down. Thought about putting it up in the heat...
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    Nice chanterelle harvest. Weíve been getting some...

    Nice chanterelle harvest. Weíve been getting some localized precip, high time for me to start hunting too.
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    shroom picking

    My first reaction was a boletus edulis. Whatís your app IDíing on your shrooms.
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    I used to stress about a yellow lawn. Now I canít...

    I used to stress about a yellow lawn. Now I canít wait for it to go dormant during the summer drought. Only green grass is from overspray from the garden and fruit trees. This year though was cool...
  8. Thread: Antiwork

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    Antiwork

    Another anecdotal observation is that I see most of the older generations (both boomers, genX) started their careers in work that was in the physical meat-space, and still largely in those careers,...
  9. Thread: Antiwork

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    Yes. Mostly anecdotal from my immediate...

    Yes. Mostly anecdotal from my immediate experience, but far more in my world are retiring (and retiring earlier due to real estate and other long-term investment massive rise over the past 5yrs),...
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    Preach. Love my newports even if I only get 2...

    Preach. Love my newports even if I only get 2 summers out a pair (with reinforcement of the heal strap).
  11. Thread: Trucks.

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    Just goes to show how many drive pick-ups as...

    Just goes to show how many drive pick-ups as grocery-getters. :D



    Just kidding. Sort of.
    No work pick-up in this area survives past 200k km without getting something major rebuilt. No matter...
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    Oh my. There are some stories there, both real...

    Oh my. There are some stories there, both real and imagined. Are those hooks and chain on some type of ceiling runner, or just hanging isolated at those separations? And the pipe drains Ö

    One...
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    I got a chuckle at the heavy chain that I thought...

    I got a chuckle at the heavy chain that I thought secured the bike - and then realized the bike looks unsecured and the chain and lock is for the BBQ.
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    The GSA of GOTOS wow

    The GSA of GOTOS

    wow
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    9 Years---Ouch

    Come on. I am one that thinks Steve partook and would have personally supported more progressive drug laws. I will not deny I voted for Harper in 2006 and hoping (successfully) under a minority...
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    Heh. And as mine is ĎJERRY-riggedí, my insurance...

    Heh. And as mine is ĎJERRY-riggedí, my insurance is also at risk.

    But in true TRG fashion, please continue Ö
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    dishwasher electrical question

    Actually, to be pedantic ass to you northern freedom fighters ;) your micro is a Ďbuilt-iní unit if it is part of your range hood. So no, it requires its own dedicated circuit By plugging it into...
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    9 Years---Ouch

    While I will not speak for xxx-er, I can commiserate with his stance on the circumstance of a US citizen getting pinched (wrongly, coercively or otherwise) by another nations draconian drug laws. I...
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    dishwasher electrical question

    Canít really figure out that one myself. Must be some kind of flirtation.

    Regarding xxxerís wiring, if it is like my 70ís era house, the range fan was wired to a regular circuit containing lights...
  20. Thinking of a portable freezer for the June fish...

    Thinking of a portable freezer for the June fish trip for just this kind of purpose.
    Thx.
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    How much does your bike weigh?

    2008 XL Spec Enduro Expert SL mostly stock, with saddle tool pouch and 26X2.4 tires & tubes is 34lbs.
  22. Thread: Garden 2022

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    Beer gardens will be ready in another month!...

    Beer gardens will be ready in another month! [emoji482]
  23. Thread: Garden 2022

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    Garden 2022

    Just back from 10 days on the coast. Some cleaning and huge cukes to harvest, but otherwise all looks good


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    A few ears on each stalk. The 3 on the right were planted 3wks later than the...
  24. Poise, grace, generous and professional. The...

    Poise, grace, generous and professional. The women behind Star Trek totally made the series what it was(is).

    Somewhere in the universe a new star shines bright in your name Ms Nichols.
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    Enjoyed the linked recordings with the family...

    Enjoyed the linked recordings with the family this eve. Bonded with the MIL a bit.
    We arenít done yet!
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    Holeefuck. Never seen a hood protected so well....

    Holeefuck. Never seen a hood protected so well. That dude is ready for a tree to fall across the beam. Hope it had matching bulletproof shields on the doors.
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    Stewing fowl has kept many a wolf from the door....

    Stewing fowl has kept many a wolf from the door. Old laying hens and unwanted cocks deserve our gratitude.
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    I suppose I understand, being a Canuck ;) Iíve...

    I suppose I understand, being a Canuck ;)
    Iíve never experienced Aussie expat culture south of the 49th, but admit our own party tendencies become tempered partying south of the line.
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    Time to turn in your downunder card when leaving...

    Time to turn in your downunder card when leaving your home continent.

    Although a visiting Aussie with a conscience and sense of mortality would be refreshingÖ.

    But not nearly as fun!
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    ^^^This

    ^^^This
  31. Yup. Despite all their issues, the postal service...

    Yup. Despite all their issues, the postal service on both sides of the line offer the lowest rates for brokerage and such. As long as it isnít time sensitiveÖ. (although I admit that I have always...
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    Thatís purdy.

    Thatís purdy.
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    Werenít you a young lad when the War of the...

    Werenít you a young lad when the War of the Worlds radio broadcast aired?
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    So youíve died before? J/K. Sort of. And...

    So youíve died before?

    J/K.


    Sort of. And facing death is close, butÖ


    Iím still in the camp that transmission to others in certain environments requires some form of barrier like a mask.
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    TGR thread...

    TGR thread
    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php?t=275974
  36. Thread: Garden 2022

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    My wife was remarking of them walking around...

    My wife was remarking of them walking around Victoria a couple days ago. Very stunning. Might give them a try back home in the interior now that climate change has brought us to 6a over the past...
  37. Thread: Collegge

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    Collegge

    I would have been requested to take a deanís absence, if I had paid my tuition on time :) It was my fourth year post-secondary (second in university) and just burned out the proverbial 2-ended candle...
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    Yep, and raises hand. The good olí royal ĎWeí.

    And there is the ĎIíve been thinking Ö.Ē that always seems to follow a beautifully serene moment, involving some plan that requires 70%+ investment...
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    Jetty and mooring. That beach doesnít look...

    Jetty and mooring. That beach doesnít look sheltered enough for a dock.
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    Random Unthreadworthy Questions

    Good choice

    The boot brush ties it all together nicely
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    Electric car thread

    If we were to replace the wifeís Elantra wagon, thatís where Iíd lean. Far fewer recall notices than the Chevy or Toyotas as well. X2 kudos for the report.
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    Thatís just it, I donít think the market is going...

    Thatís just it, I donít think the market is going to Ďtankí in the traditional sense. The underlying economic conditions that contributed to the general rise in prices are still there, especially in...
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    WWMD: feeling lost, seeking wisdom

    Heh. Case in point:



    They mentioned a German citizenship. Might have to settle with sponsorship at a Mennonite community. Donít think any of those are near good skiing [emoji12]
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    Somehow I donít see prices to drop significantly...

    Somehow I donít see prices to drop significantly across the market here for a bit for two reasons: first is that the underlying issues with supply are still there with new start permits, construction...
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    Heh. Most of the time the product hasnít even...

    Heh. Most of the time the product hasnít even arrived.

    DELETE!
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    Probably shook the dust bunnies out of the...

    Probably shook the dust bunnies out of the cooling fins and/or electronic components. Had a couple towers in days past that frapped out and were resurrected with nothing more than opening up the case...
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    Sure. Thatís always welcome too. Counting by...

    Sure. Thatís always welcome too. Counting by itself doesnít pay the bills. [emoji12]
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    Why all the Caroline Gleich hate?

    ĎProfessionalí is based on three items - competence, remuneration, and accountability. Most have some form of the first 2, but most canít claim the third (and social media by itself isnít...
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    Shit that annoys you

    In some depressed cultures, obesity, substance abuse, etc, is a sign of wealth; the average Joe canít afford to be fat and slovenly. These politicians are just representing the 3rd world aspects of...
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    Real Estate Crash thread

    We have been observing the market since just before COVID screwed with the local availability and prices. Wife suffered some FOMO, but we managed to not take any big leaps. Actually going to view a...
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