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    For sure.

    For sure.
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    That article is way to similar to Loose Change...

    That article is way to similar to Loose Change for me to have any trust in it. The author may very well be right but his way of presenting information trips my bullshit detectors. I'm looking...
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    I was over on Myrtle for a year and honestly...

    I was over on Myrtle for a year and honestly didn't venture south much but figured the likelyhood was high.
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    That much money and you are still surrounded by...

    That much money and you are still surrounded by drunk college students.
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    FKNA Fred. Well done.

    FKNA Fred. Well done.
  6. Thread: Ask the experts

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    To be fair I think the 25mm diameter is either a...

    To be fair I think the 25mm diameter is either a carryover from training wheels, shopping carts or Hot Wheels. Hardly unprecedented.
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    Especially in a location where it threatens your...

    Especially in a location where it threatens your life if it becomes unfastened or you are in an accident.
  8. Poverty is just a phase. Keep biking even though...

    Poverty is just a phase. Keep biking even though all you own is a POS hardtail and you are a brokeass college student. I wish I hadn't taken a 7 year break from biking.
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    By that logic we also should be waiting for...

    By that logic we also should be waiting for Ill-Advised-Strategy to make a post too. I vaguely remember him fixing up a seatstay of a scooter with fiberglass tape? A little less sketchy then a...
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    How is progress? Feeling any different?

    How is progress? Feeling any different?
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    New bottom bracket, chain, cassette and front...

    New bottom bracket, chain, cassette and front ring for me today.
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    My phone was dead but I had a Sprinter that...

    My phone was dead but I had a Sprinter that scored 11 or 12 today. It inspired me to finally put my Bomb Snow sticker on my...
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    My wife's new bike came with Assegai's front and...

    My wife's new bike came with Assegai's front and rear. After switching from 26" DHF/DHR to 29" Assegai's I dont think I'll ever convince her to try something else. The caveat is that while she does...
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    30 fucking years later and I still hear that damn...

    30 fucking years later and I still hear that damn story. Following my dad's template at least you will be able to bitch about it to them until 2051?
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    When I was a wee tike I decided it'd be smart to...

    When I was a wee tike I decided it'd be smart to fill the hubcaps of my parents's car with gravel. They were convinced they had a catastrophic wheel bearing failure and limped it in to the shop to...
  16. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Right on. I missed the regular episodes but am...

    Right on. I missed the regular episodes but am stoked to hear you are still working on them. Good luck in the northland.
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    I never felt super sick but was off for 4 or 5...

    I never felt super sick but was off for 4 or 5 days afterwards. Pfizer fwiw.
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    Thanks Ted.

    Thanks Ted.
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    Do you think there is a chance hes trying to...

    Do you think there is a chance hes trying to reseed the lawn so is watering the piss out of it to keep the new stuff wet?

    Edit: Read to the end of the thread then post. Covered above by ZZZ.
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    Since we are on a GFCI kick can I segue to a...

    Since we are on a GFCI kick can I segue to a question about outlets with USB plugs built in? I'm considered installing a couple outlets with 2 USB plugs. Any downside to these things? They are about...
  21. Thread: Fuck podcasts.

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    I'm not really a climber and it's been a very...

    I'm not really a climber and it's been a very long time since I've considered myself one. That said I still really enjoy at least 50% of the episodes from The Enormocast.
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    I picture a higher pressure version of this: ...

    I picture a higher pressure version of this:

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    Good luck SUF! I hope it has some positive results for you.
  23. Thread: Fuck podcasts.

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    I dont read good while I drive or mow the lawn.

    I dont read good while I drive or mow the lawn.
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    I'm inclined to say 6 but I can't be bothered to...

    I'm inclined to say 6 but I can't be bothered to go look at the guidelines.
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    JFC. I'm not big on public confrontation but I'd...

    JFC. I'm not big on public confrontation but I'd have a hard time in that scenario.
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    Greater than 30% First Nations. That's Canadian...

    Greater than 30% First Nations. That's Canadian speak for Indians/American Indians.
  27. Thread: What phone now?

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    Verizon is offering me a free upgrade to a...

    Verizon is offering me a free upgrade to a Samsung S20 FE in a month. I figure it'll be such a leap up from my S7 that i should jump on it. Anyone have any experience with one?
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    I'm not sure how dark you want but we have Bali...

    I'm not sure how dark you want but we have Bali blinds from Home Depot and they've held up well after 4 years. Custom cut to your measurements and when we ordered they had a pretty good return policy...
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    Thank you for the heads up Montucky. I was at the...

    Thank you for the heads up Montucky. I was at the Verizon Store yesterday inquiring about options for a new phone and then got receipts and shipping confirmation an hour later. I wonder if they are...
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    Verizon "accidentally" ordering me a new phone...

    Verizon "accidentally" ordering me a new phone charging my account 600 dollars and forging my signature seriously annoys me. Off to go have words with the drones at the Verizon Store.
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    I also forgot to mention that in my scenario the...

    I also forgot to mention that in my scenario the request was also to pay via Zelle or F&F.
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    This shit has started happening on Rokslide as...

    This shit has started happening on Rokslide as well. Semi regular users getting hacked and re posting old for sale threads. I had a close call and later figured out that I could use Google Image...
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    Yeah. As you likely know the Methow has a pretty...

    Yeah. As you likely know the Methow has a pretty complex history of water right litigation. I'm not going to try to pretend to explain or understand more but it is sure interesting watching how...
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    Absolutely true Foggy our local river valley has...

    Absolutely true Foggy our local river valley has some tributary watersheds that are closed water rights and new wells are not being permitted. As well as a temporary(?) ban on on property...
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    But then how do the masks keep the virus out?!?...

    But then how do the masks keep the virus out?!? o.O.o

    Sarcasm so I dont get mistaken for more of an idiot than I already am.
  36. Thread: Garden 2021

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    Oofh. My lower back can testify that 4 yards is a...

    Oofh. My lower back can testify that 4 yards is a lot of shovelling in a day. Beds are just about turned in and ready to go. Broccoli should head out next week.
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    Yeah. It probably wouldnt really matter but I...

    Yeah. It probably wouldnt really matter but I didn't want her driving around with 1 brand new rotor and one old one. And i think i was treating the whole scenario as if it hadn't been driven so no...
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    Well I'm currently sitting down drinking a beer...

    Well I'm currently sitting down drinking a beer and thanking my lucky stars that I just learned a free lesson that could have been a very very costly one.

    Tldr: Set ebrake and chock wheels...
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    Please post some follow ups on the hyperbaric...

    Please post some follow ups on the hyperbaric stuff. That is something I'm not familiar with at all.

    At least you aren't headed in there because of the bends? Good luck man!
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    I'll try to get one tomorrow. It's less bad than...

    I'll try to get one tomorrow. It's less bad than it sounds but something isnt quite right.
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    Brake lever is currently held to brake reservoir...

    Brake lever is currently held to brake reservoir with some cheapo hardware store phillips screws instead of the fancy OEM allen screws. And my bottom bracket is making noises again.

    Also while...
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    Pinkbike was fairly down on the ring if you read...

    Pinkbike was fairly down on the ring if you read a bit between the lines and in the comment section.
  43. Thread: Gun Tech Talk

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    Gun Tech Talk

    I was in the same boat but just managed to scrounge up some practice ammo. One more box of copper 270 win ammo and a few more boxes of steel shot for upland hunting and I'll be set.
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    FIFY. She

    FIFY. She
  45. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Whoops. Poor wording on my part. I believe his...

    Whoops. Poor wording on my part. I believe his plan is to check it on his flight. Original post edited. I'll inquire more.
  46. Thread: Ask the experts

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    This is a derail from biking nutrition but my FIL...

    This is a derail from biking nutrition but my FIL is doing a road bike trip in NY this summer and needs some sort of bike bag to check his bike on his flight across the country.. What do folks...
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    Because it's their first chance to tell the...

    Because it's their first chance to tell the military no?
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    Way better than the license plate game. I've...

    Way better than the license plate game. I've seen some strong competitors so will start keeping a tally.
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    There are spacers you can use to make your...

    There are spacers you can use to make your non-boost wheel work in a boost fork. As an example here is one off Worldwide that I've never used. https://rb.gy/b5wgmb

    You probably are going to get...
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    That one is getting added to my vocabulary.

    That one is getting added to my vocabulary.
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