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    I took apart an early 80s Honeywell decades ago...

    I took apart an early 80s Honeywell decades ago and tried to make a death ray, does that count?

    microwave pic above kinda reminds me of the story out of the demise of Clark foam where they'd use...
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    mora or opinel. if you want decent axes,...

    mora or opinel.

    if you want decent axes, Husqvarna are handforged in Sweden and a fraction of the Gransfors price.
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    TGR won't let me embed the picture of the drugboat running 8 250's on the back.
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    There may not be climate-change impact from some...

    There may not be climate-change impact from some renewable sources of energy but there is most definitely environmental impact. Daming rivers, solar arrays take up tons of land, etc. etc. There's no...
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    This week the petty/stupid/waste of time bullshit...

    This week the petty/stupid/waste of time bullshit hit 11.

    And I learned that you are weird in messageboard land if you regularly drive long distances to the middle of nowhere, where nowhere =...
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    it's much easier for a man to get a pass to talk...

    it's much easier for a man to get a pass to talk about a line on "the brothel" than a woman
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    bing reverse photo search tells me it's alaska......

    bing reverse photo search tells me it's alaska... posted by TGR on pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/pin/205758276697540922/
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    the system of which she is a part makes $ driving...

    the system of which she is a part makes $ driving our consumption patterns. the system says we are supposed to follow her lead, if we shouldn't follow their lead, why do we care at all other than as...
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    And it's not even a jet! no offense to the...

    And it's not even a jet!

    no offense to the professional pilots that post here, the coolest aviation stuff was bio-smears and he hasn't been seen here for awhile
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    sure there's plenty of misogyny. there's also...

    sure there's plenty of misogyny.

    there's also a huge conflict between actions following a traditional path, or at least a modern traditional path (Himalayan expeditions, heli-anything, grandiose...
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    I don't think there is a more expensive hobby. ...

    I don't think there is a more expensive hobby.

    Unless you just start lighting money on fire directly.
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    talk about a blast from the past. do people...

    talk about a blast from the past.

    do people still talk on the phone?
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    sic transit stercoria del mundi

    sic transit stercoria del mundi
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    those things are fun - like a gocart, small,...

    those things are fun - like a gocart, small, light.
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    Huh. It's almost like there's way more interest...

    Huh. It's almost like there's way more interest around the world for beach towns than mountain towns.

    the reason you guys argue for infinite increases in price over time, fixed supply, should also...
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    yeah, the earth revolves around Aspen and Davos....

    yeah, the earth revolves around Aspen and Davos. everyone on the planet doesn't want a piece of your mountain paradise; as climate change reduces the number of feeder regions where people learn to...
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    He's described pretty much every major metro area...

    He's described pretty much every major metro area in the US.

    and they all have shitty traffic in some way or another.
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    You might not want to make such stupidly smug...

    You might not want to make such stupidly smug assumptions, but that's the point of this thread isn't it? I mean if we are talking about wasting money and time shouldn't' we cringe at all the time...
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    the seams were well caulked and the boat didn't...

    the seams were well caulked and the boat didn't leak; something that could be fixed ashore but not so much at sea and could cause potentially perilous problems at sea.
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    It's been argued here, to me, that eastern...

    It's been argued here, to me, that eastern Montana is materially different from North Dakota and NoDak is materially different from Western Minnesota. I frankly don't know what is obvious to this...
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    the difference between eastern wa & idaho...

    the difference between eastern wa & idaho geography is minimal.
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    outside of nature access to mountains & desert...

    outside of nature access to mountains & desert SLC is a dump. with comparatively low salary. if by "active" you mean "likes mountains" yes, it's still better. I see "likes mountains" as a declining...
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    Compared to what? Bumfuck secondary and tertiary...

    Compared to what? Bumfuck secondary and tertiary communitys in the west? I've seen zero evidence those secondary and tertiary communitys are willing to change to sustainably grow and maintain a...
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    yeah, it's totally California's fault :rolleyes2...

    yeah, it's totally California's fault :rolleyes2 says someone on the board with dozens of people from the midwest/eastcoast that have moved to CO for every one person from CA.
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    So what? Do you think the people living in...

    So what? Do you think the people living in Seattle want to move somewhere else? Where? Repeat it for any of the booming west coast & sunbelt metro areas you want.

    It should be clear by now that...
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    I get the feeling reading lots of these posts...

    I get the feeling reading lots of these posts noone on the forum ever owned a cheap ICE car made after 2000 that wasn't a subaru. for most of the others service costs are pretty damn low - not zero -...
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    my neighbor does a 400 mile each way trip every...

    my neighbor does a 400 mile each way trip every other weekend with his X. says he doesn't mind the 30-60 minutes to recharge in the middle, times it with a meal. it'd drive me nuts.

    replacing pads...
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    I got around to reading this. There were some...

    I got around to reading this. There were some pretty lyrical description of the wilds in the beginning that I really dug and enjoyed. And then the book went to shit. too many gear catalog-esque...
  29. Thread: 737 MAX

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    Define "commercial".

    Define "commercial".
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    I kinda like coors light trying to go for the...

    I kinda like coors light trying to go for the just a beer, beer, market.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6kZAICImvA

    it's not aspirational emotional bullshit like the Corona ads.
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    could be, could also be the economics of things...

    could be, could also be the economics of things in Boulder, one of the most affluent citys in the US with demand for new restaurants opening monthly, is different than the rural South and can't is...
  32. Thread: BBQ

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    I bought a whole BBQ duck yesterday from a...

    I bought a whole BBQ duck yesterday from a Laotian immigrant, it was damn tasty.

    The new dog is now debating which is better swine or flying bacon.

    it's the economics of a $4 sandwich that...
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    nothing more pathetic than a wannabe legitimizing...

    nothing more pathetic than a wannabe legitimizing corruption so he can join the club.

    just compare returns for the SOE to growth and it's clearly the Chinese numbers are bullshit. Yes, it's grown,...
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    speculation out there pointing finger at...

    speculation out there pointing finger at cellphone charging station and a battery explosion there seems plausible; so many crappy charger cables/etc available out there that aren't safe/frauds etc...
  35. that's a very eco-friendly plan for the...

    that's a very eco-friendly plan for the unreliability of the Tesla....


    not surprised to see a Musk fanboy upthread not understand the concept, and benefit, of redundant systems.
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    You know you can reuse bottled water water...

    You know you can reuse bottled water water bottles? For water, even.

    I get the Greta pic was posted because she's the current choice for rightwing angst, but comeone. The problem with bottled...
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    edited for brevity.

    edited for brevity.
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    who's "us" ratbox on a lamppost? chinese...

    who's "us" ratbox on a lamppost?

    chinese equity market is gambling, have at it. just don't pretend it's fundamentals.
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    Huawei is a state sponsored thief of US...

    Huawei is a state sponsored thief of US technology. Has been stealing for 10+ years. Far more than just 5G. Open your eyes.
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    :rolleyes2 that's dumb even for you and your stan...

    :rolleyes2 that's dumb even for you and your stan routine. the CCP began rolling out their dystopian hell hole 10 years ago and everyone said it was just the muslims because they were a problem. now...
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    Patent infringement as the example of US company...

    Patent infringement as the example of US company stealing? What a bullshitter.
    The example to use is Lewandowski, who straight up stole if charges are to be believed and was arrested and is going...
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    There's lots of interesting data coming out in...

    There's lots of interesting data coming out in the press about showing just how financially important Hong Kong is to China as an interface to the west and what failures some of china's other...
  43. < posts electretek/cleantechnica link >

    < posts electretek/cleantechnica link >
  44. It's funny because I was there in an iteration of...

    It's funny because I was there in an iteration of chat and I remember you attacking people. I've also met several of them in person - why you can't, or choose not to, internalize that information...
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    You know what's the fucking solution? Reusable...

    You know what's the fucking solution? Reusable growlers. You can use them tons of times. Shit you can use Nalgene bottles for beer.

    You know what's the fuck problem? All of these reusable...
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    Because it'd cost too much to make them money....

    Because it'd cost too much to make them money. it's really fucking simple economics.

    and it's the same reason if they'd been honest about the 787 costs they'd never have approved it. and that's...
  47. Thread: admin?

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    this is a newer handle for him.

    this is a newer handle for him.
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    Money reasons. The airlines wanted a plane that...

    Money reasons. The airlines wanted a plane that was operationally mostly interchangeable with their other 737s, but with better economics. That's what Boeing promised, that's why the airlines bought...
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    so they originate from the people making all the...

    so they originate from the people making all the cheap shit that yanks/canucks/euros buy?

    wonder if you told people the average camry consumes ~ 1 litre of H2O per mile driven for manufacture cost...
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