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    I have some friends who bought a house that was...

    I have some friends who bought a house that was originally built for an orthodox Jewish family. It has 2 sinks, dishwashers, ovens...probably room for two refrigerators too, though I don't recall if...
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    That is a bonkers pic. I mean, if things goes...

    That is a bonkers pic. I mean, if things goes south at those speeds, Kindle or no Kindle won't make a difference, but I can't imagine being able to focus on what I was reading.
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    No idea on pricing, but I'm pretty enthusiastic...

    No idea on pricing, but I'm pretty enthusiastic about ceramic sheets like Neolith: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=23

    Looks like Daltile has a competing offering now too:...
  4. currently looking at a seafoam bike for myself...

    currently looking at a seafoam bike for myself and wondering if I can live with a bike that color...https://www.raleighusa.com/tamland-2-r142
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    They used to fund the whole operation by charging...

    They used to fund the whole operation by charging posting fees for real estate (and maybe job postings?) in the Bay Area and NYC and leaving everything else free, but they may have expanded the areas...
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    Probably not top 10, but in my 20s (of course) I...

    Probably not top 10, but in my 20s (of course) I opened a beer by tapping it on a fence post and the cap shot off and scored a direct hit on my eye.

    I saw an ophthalmologist the next day who told...
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    What's that, RTFA you say? Pretty good idea ;-) I...

    What's that, RTFA you say? Pretty good idea ;-) I may have let my feelings for Pringles get the better of me
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    I was just about to suggest this! It will cost...

    I was just about to suggest this! It will cost you 2 cans of Pringles (I think you need one at each end). Worth a shot before investing in something more expensive.
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    On more reflection, I think it actually wasn't a...

    On more reflection, I think it actually wasn't a bee, but something else. It bit me below my eyebrow, which is when I locked up the front brake, but it wasn't a sting -- no sting left behind, and no...
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    Ha! Thanks, laughter is the best medicine. If it...

    Ha! Thanks, laughter is the best medicine. If it had been a thumb-size murder hornet, I'd probably have seen the little fucker coming.
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    Thanks! I iced/elevated the knee for about an...

    Thanks! I iced/elevated the knee for about an hour last night - that's what I was most worried about -- and it actually feels pretty good today. So I'm cautiously optimistic that I'll be ready to...
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    I was JRA...

    on my damn commuter, not even doing a road ride, and I got a goddamn bee in between my eye and my sunglass lens. I screamed like a little girl, locked up the front brake, and went ass over teakettle....
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    I hope he's not in a hurry, the shops are all...

    I hope he's not in a hurry, the shops are all doing some form of social distancing, sanitizing bikes, etc., and there are some pretty long waits for service. Bikeportland put together a sheet showing...
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    By that logic we don't need OSHA ("people will...

    By that logic we don't need OSHA ("people will choose not to work at unsafe employers"), the NTSB ("people won't buy cars that don't have seatbelts"), driver's licenses ("people have free will and...
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    Hey, how's it going? No fenders on mine, it only...

    Hey, how's it going? No fenders on mine, it only comes outside in the dry season. I get caught in a shower once in a while, but 97% of my riding on that bike is on dry pavement. The raceblades look...
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    If you really want to taste and compare different...

    If you really want to taste and compare different tequilas, just water and some bland palate cleansers like crackers or baguette. If you want to make a night of it, maybe some ceviche (seafood isn't...
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    You sir, are an artist. I'm talking about the...

    You sir, are an artist. I'm talking about the post, not the toilet clogging.
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    Let me state for the record that I'm crazy about...

    Let me state for the record that I'm crazy about my wife but...she once threw out the toilet plunger because she thought it was gross (I mean, it may have been). Can you guess how I found out that we...
  19. It might be worth checking out opendoor.com -...

    It might be worth checking out opendoor.com - they're basically a RE flipping site, but they'll give a cash offer for your house after inspection. It sounds like their offers are competitive once you...
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    Nice, thanks for the heads up.:yourock: I'll look...

    Nice, thanks for the heads up.:yourock: I'll look into one of the other options you mentioned. 25 mm is the specced max for my bike - it's a CAAD10, the same bike as ::: ::: who I saw chimed in...
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    A lot of my road rides have at least a few miles...

    A lot of my road rides have at least a few miles on Portland city streets, and there's a reasonable amount of broken glass. I trashed a rear tire on the trainer because I'm an idiot, and when I...
  22. Oh sure, a 4.5 star rating with 600+ reviews on...

    Oh sure, a 4.5 star rating with 600+ reviews on Amazon is above reproach, but near consensus among thousands and thousands of climate scientists is what, a conspiracy to wank each other off for...
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    Sorry to hear that man, I can tell from the pic...

    Sorry to hear that man, I can tell from the pic he was a real 15/10 dog. Vibes.
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    The kind of contact tracing that we could have...

    The kind of contact tracing that we could have using smartphones is so invasive that it would make KGB from the Cold War days wet their pants in glee. I'm not surprised that both the right and left...
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    Oh damn, I learned something new in the Padded...

    Oh damn, I learned something new in the Padded Room. That makes sense to me, guess I'm going to be a fabric mask kook.
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    Pssh. Face masks are for kooks who never demo'd...

    Pssh. Face masks are for kooks who never demo'd anything with asbestos or lead paint in/on it. If you have a perfectly good respirator, why screw around with a fabric mask?
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    I agree with both Rocket League and Portal 2....

    I agree with both Rocket League and Portal 2. Rocket League in particular has straightforward controls but a surprising amount of depth for a game that amounts to playing soccer with cars, and you...
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    I think this may be a peak for large cities like...

    I think this may be a peak for large cities like the ones you listed. But this may actually drive growth in small and medium cities as people move from, say, San Francisco to Bozeman. At the same...
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    The Lodge skillets are perfectly fine; if you're...

    The Lodge skillets are perfectly fine; if you're not going to get some classic cast iron from a flea market, I think you'll be happy with one of those. We have two in the house and use them for most...
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    Yeah, I put in a built-in bench / shoe cubbies...

    Yeah, I put in a built-in bench / shoe cubbies and I painted those with alkyd for durability - the baseboards run into the cubbies, so I want to use the same paint on everything. Typical "everything...
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    I'm planning to repaint trim (baseboards and door...

    I'm planning to repaint trim (baseboards and door frames), using alkyd paint over the existing semi-gloss latex paint. Can I get away with just scuff sanding the existing paint, or do I need to prime...
  32. I think it was a troll farting :-)

    I think it was a troll farting :-)
  33. I like how RJ came in here like "gee whiz, I'm...

    I like how RJ came in here like "gee whiz, I'm just a regular joe who's got some questions 'bout this here climate thingie" and then -- to everyone's huge surprise! -- has an agenda to put forward...
  34. It has been demonstrated over and over again and...

    It has been demonstrated over and over again and you answer with more lies, evasions, and half truths. Do you get paid by the post, or by the word?
  35. If that's the yardstick, what's your batting...

    If that's the yardstick, what's your batting average given that every post you've made in this thread has been intended to mislead?
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    Yeah, that's how I read it. Well played!

    Yeah, that's how I read it. Well played!
  37. Ron, have you ever heard the one about people who...

    Ron, have you ever heard the one about people who live in glass houses? :rolleyes2

    Isn't there a coronavirus thread for you to shit all over somewhere?
  38. I think Ron has put his finger on the crux of the...

    I think Ron has put his finger on the crux of the problem. :rolleyes2
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    The real MVP right here!

    The real MVP right here!
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    I was wondering about this and Googled it -...

    I was wondering about this and Googled it - sounds like medical authorities don't think that contracting the virus through food is a concern. But if you're going the microwave route with spinach, you...
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    Goddamnit, thanks for ruining my weekend plans,...

    Goddamnit, thanks for ruining my weekend plans, dude.
  42. Sold pending payment. No word yet on whether the...

    Sold pending payment. No word yet on whether the buyer wants the liners or not.
  43. Also Ronald, posting here since this oddly enough...

    Also Ronald, posting here since this oddly enough this seems to be the only thread you visit (so weird!), how'd that J Jones Orca board treat you this season? Looking forward to your ride review!
  44. It gets tiresome when you constantly ask for...

    It gets tiresome when you constantly ask for sources to be provided and then re-provided, but I understand there's a lot going on and it's hard for you to track it all, and since like us you're...
  45. Near-new Scarpa Spirit 3 AT shells, 27.0 cm - $50

    I got these to screw around with splitboarding using plate bindings, but found I didn't have the patience to do the mods needed to get enough forward lean for snowboarding. I might have used them for...
  46. Now Ronald, I know it hurts your feelings when we...

    Now Ronald, I know it hurts your feelings when we call you out on your BS, but China is taking responsibility for more emissions than the US, which makes you look like you're being misleading. (shock...
  47. New old stock Dynastar 4807 pow board 178 cm - $350

    I've been holding on to this as a backup for when I finally kill my first 4807, but given that I'm currently getting maybe two big pow days a season, I don't think I need to hold on to the spare any...
  48. I see RJ has learned from Captain Cheeto that...

    I see RJ has learned from Captain Cheeto that when caught lying the way to win the day is to immediately accuse everyone else of lying. TBF, it seems to work on his base, but I don't think it's going...
  49. Kind of off-topic, but I recently accepted a job...

    Kind of off-topic, but I recently accepted a job in the Seattle area - Crystal here I come (assuming I can find parking).

    I'm looking to rent out my house in Portland; it's an 85% remodeled...
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    Apologies for farting in the elevator by posting...

    Apologies for farting in the elevator by posting something that's emphatically not a ski RV, but...anyone interested in buying my teardrop camping trailer? It's located in Portland - I'm moving to...
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