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    I just went through this whole process. I ended...

    I just went through this whole process. I ended up with Smith Guide Choice with the ChromaPop + polarized brown lenses. I also liked the Smith ChromaPop Glass lens option. Maui Jim had some nice...
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    Unfortunately, the ones I purchased are no longer...

    Unfortunately, the ones I purchased are no longer available. They were cheap black plastic, with a hinged lid. I think there were 8 in my package, and I have used a couple of them a few hundred...
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    I know it is an old thread, but I have learned to...

    I know it is an old thread, but I have learned to really like the Keurig we have at work. I use fresh ground high quality beans and a metal filter basket. I use a finer ground than normal drip and...
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    I think I would need on the higher end than most...

    I think I would need on the higher end than most to retire. A lot of time people running these numbers look at their current spending habits and needs. I know the amount of money I spend this week...
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    Has anyone tried Thursday Boots? This is...

    Has anyone tried Thursday Boots?

    This is appealing to me https://thursdayboots.com/products/mens-horween-natural-captain
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    That is what a lot of people seem to be saying...

    That is what a lot of people seem to be saying now, but I think many people are going to find themselves still itemizing.... especially those posting in this thread.
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    Re: Porter, I really do not think it is for the...

    Re: Porter, I really do not think it is for the USMNT. His previous international experience was poor. I think he needs a break, a move back the the Mid-West for his family, and a coach/GM position...
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    What others have already said, but must be said...

    What others have already said, but must be said again, talk to an attorney who does that kind of work in that state. The question you will then encounter is whether or not this is worth your effort...
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    I think the sleet and freezing rain had built up...

    I think the sleet and freezing rain had built up enough on those lines that the added weight played a big role here. This is going to take a while to fix. My mom is stuck in her house without heat,...
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    https://portland.craigslist.org/clc/rvd/5903973976...

    https://portland.craigslist.org/clc/rvd/5903973976.html
  11. I would definitely not pay the guy any money. He...

    I would definitely not pay the guy any money. He bought stolen property and he knew it.

    If you buy the bike back and keep it, you should be concerned with being in possession of stolen property...
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    One thing that might be obvious, but is at least...

    One thing that might be obvious, but is at least worth pointing out is the whole deficiency in a quiver of one thing. I have a Ridley X- Trail that I love, but I do find myself changing the setup a...
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    ... and mounting them is easier then unmounting a...

    ... and mounting them is easier then unmounting a pair with still liquid sealant, cleaning things up and then remounting another pair.
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    Not required, but if you are going to have a bike...

    Not required, but if you are going to have a bike like this, it only makes sense. The appeal of these bikes, to many, including myself is the ability to do a fast group road ride on day and then...
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    I have put around 3,000 miles this year on a...

    I have put around 3,000 miles this year on a carbon Ridley X-Trail, which is there version of the gravel grinder bike. I love it. I have a road bike and a couple cross bikes as well, but haven't...
  16. Thread: Gifs Only

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    https://thechive.files.wordpress.com/2016/05/daily...

    https://thechive.files.wordpress.com/2016/05/daily-morning-awesomeness-35-photos-13.gif?w=540

    too large a file for me to figure out how to show the gif here
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    Cruiser, Lots of state variation, but a Will...

    Cruiser,
    Lots of state variation, but a Will does require Probate and court involvement to be implemented. Typically a Trust does not. A trust is something that should at least be considered for...
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    Check for both. We actually have a revocable...

    Check for both. We actually have a revocable living trust as well. Having a will can be real helpful, but for us with minor kids a trust made more sense. Plus it avoids probate and court...
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    We went from a Master Forge to the Weber Genesis....

    We went from a Master Forge to the Weber Genesis. Big upgrade. I am glad we were not going from the Genesis to the MasterForge. Lots of little differences but when taken on the whole, a big...
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    Doesn't seem overly sad to me, or at least not...

    Doesn't seem overly sad to me, or at least not any more sad that losing loved ones under normal circumstances. Married 56 years and die close in time is something that many people would love as...
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    The Columbia Omni-Freeze stuff seems to work...

    The Columbia Omni-Freeze stuff seems to work remarkably well, at least for me. I have a few of the long sleeve fishing shirts and am definitely cooler with them on then without a shirt.
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    http://www.kptv.com/story/28853560/bmx-bike-cruise...

    http://www.kptv.com/story/28853560/bmx-bike-cruises-over-lamborghini?autostart=true

    bmx biker in Portland bunny hops onto and rolls over a lamborghini while being filmed.
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    I have a Galaxy S6 on order. Delivery set for...

    I have a Galaxy S6 on order. Delivery set for April 8th. I have had Galaxys for years now and am still using a 4 with my wife using the S5. I was worried about the non-removable battery and no SD...
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    http://jalopnik.com/jon-olssons-1-000-hp-audi-rs6-...

    http://jalopnik.com/jon-olssons-1-000-hp-audi-rs6-avant-is-a-dtm-fever-dre-1694892337
    https://www.tetongravity.com/images/ci-images/40186/qrrp3e4bo0uybjsmmc6h__forum.jpg

    Jon Olsson's 1,000 hp...
  25. I am possibly interested, but would depend on the...

    I am possibly interested, but would depend on the price. Those retail prices are considerably out of my budget.
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    We traded in our Outback for a 2015 Highlander. ...

    We traded in our Outback for a 2015 Highlander. Nice very practical car for us. They drive better and have better quality feel than most people think. They are big though. New ones are either 7...
  27. Thread: Fitbits?

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    I got a charge HR for Christmas from my parents. ...

    I got a charge HR for Christmas from my parents. I like it. It is not an exercise tracker, but more the tracker you use all the times you are not exercising. It is nice to be able to compare the...
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    Gigapixel image of CFP game

    http://gigapixel.panoramas.com/cfp/2015/

    I did not see this posted anywhere here yet, but another one of the gigapixel images, but this time of the college football game.
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    Not quite a Suzuki, but.... ...

    Not quite a Suzuki, but.... http://northernwi.craigslist.org/cto/4826635200.html
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    I am not car savvy, but am curious about this...

    I am not car savvy, but am curious about this line from that article:

    For a van like this, the appeal to me would be driving snowy roads, including highways. Does this mean the van would be best...
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    I have a hitch mounted vertical ski rack for the...

    I have a hitch mounted vertical ski rack for the back of our van. Works well, so long as the vehicle is tall enough to ensure that the tips are out of the wind and so long as the clearance is enough...
  32. Thread: MP3 players

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    I still have a few hundred data cds of shn files...

    I still have a few hundred data cds of shn files and a couple thousand cds of music.... although I have not listened to a cd in months. ETree and the old derivatives took way more of my time than I...
  33. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6T4tLlUBYc ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6T4tLlUBYc

    Can someone embed this for me? I suck with computers, but the video is worth watching. Powerboat jumps a wave... too high.
  34. http://www.heraldsun.com.au/sport/spectator-takes-...

    http://www.heraldsun.com.au/sport/spectator-takes-bike-eats-dirt-at-world-cup-mountain-bike-event-in-queensland/story-fngr0c3f-1226899375478
  35. no helmet or other gear. he was not a racer, but...

    no helmet or other gear. he was not a racer, but a spectator and friend of someone who crashed out. both riders were hospitalized and the non-racer was in real bad shape.

    edited to add: it was a...
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    Talk to local attorney. A good solution might be...

    Talk to local attorney. A good solution might be putting the property in an LLC or corp. Parents could own some now and gift some to the kids as well. Company docs could handle and restrict things...
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    154541 Stone Drug won by a landslide tshirts...

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    Stone Drug won by a landslide tshirts are being sold
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    what makes it worse is that it happened last year...

    what makes it worse is that it happened last year too.

    Real issue though is not the little pee (in an open air reservoir of 38 million gallons of water with plenty of animal life in it) that...
  39. Thread: Cool names

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    There is a 6 month old in my kids' day care named...

    There is a 6 month old in my kids' day care named Tupac. This is a white kid in Portland, Oregon. Serious.
  40. We have a roof rack, a box on top, and a large...

    We have a roof rack, a box on top, and a large hitch basket on the rear for trips. For the hitch basket, we have an incredibly large locking plastic tupperware kind of box that we often have...
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    This is the jacket,...

    This is the jacket, http://www.patagonia.com/us/product/womens-super-alpine-jacket?p=83651-0-931 , but it came from Gore directly rather than Patagonia.
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    I have had that happen to me a few times, most...

    I have had that happen to me a few times, most recently with the new Patagonia Gore Pro jacket I bought for my wife... and rec'd 2 of. I called and explained the situation and they thanked me and...
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    Good point RootSkier, but to be honest, I am not...

    Good point RootSkier, but to be honest, I am not sure it matters. I have backups of the phone in xml, sms and txt forms and really doubt this would ever get to trial. The thief's attorney would...
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    eastorbust, That is what I did. I don't think...

    eastorbust,
    That is what I did. I don't think they will really care, but backed up the phone as well. They could figure out something if that was inadmissible and they needed something better. ...
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    Thanks! I had done that as well... although I...

    Thanks! I had done that as well... although I can not read the backup in a usable form. Could deal with that issue down the road if need be.
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    Not sure why I did not think of this earlier, but...

    Not sure why I did not think of this earlier, but I ended up just doing a screen capture of the texts messages. That would fit about 8 or so on a page, and used those captures (jpgs) to past in a...
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    GM, Not a bad idea and may have to come to that....

    GM, Not a bad idea and may have to come to that. Issue is that while I am glad to help, I hate to waste even more of my time on this and I really hate the idea of ever voluntarily going to a police...
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    I am with AT&T. They can provide me the number...

    I am with AT&T. They can provide me the number and time of the text messages, but not the body of the message.
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    thanks. I will try those. I know I can connect...

    thanks. I will try those. I know I can connect my phone directly to the computer and have backed up pics and stuff that way. I will try searching for sms files that way
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    Phone Text Message Tech Help

    Long story short, this is another request for some help.

    A friend had his bike stolen. I posed as the buyer and helped him recover it while being sold on craigslist. He now has the bike back and...
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