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    I hadn't logged on here for a while because I'm...

    I hadn't logged on here for a while because I'm trying to cut down on the social media, etc., but I'm so pleased to hear this about Ruby.
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    Sticky: I'm sorry to read this. He seemed like a really...

    I'm sorry to read this. He seemed like a really solid guy and I had all my fingers and toes crossed that he had the cancer beat. I had no idea it came back.

    My honest condolences to his family and...
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    I think they tend to structure it more the way...

    I think they tend to structure it more the way high school xc and track teams tend to do it. You're welcome to join the team and train but the de facto tryout is when the coach has to pick the...
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    This isn't necessarily true and it certainly...

    This isn't necessarily true and it certainly doesn't have to be. At current construction costs, building out wind and solar are often the cheapest option. We need to nudge the developing world to...
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    It depends on what you mean by people suffering....

    It depends on what you mean by people suffering. Paying more for gas and dedicating resources to building infrastructure? Sure!

    Does it mean that you can't have GDP growth and continue to lift...
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    I'm sorry to read this. My better half is on...

    I'm sorry to read this.

    My better half is on pace for something that looks like this. She's 34 and had a subluxated patella while ski touring last winter, revealing long term patella tracking...
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    That 8th inning was something.

    That 8th inning was something.
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    I was worried about the outcome of Pats-Bills...

    I was worried about the outcome of Pats-Bills until I realized that Matt Barkley was trying to make a play with the game on the line against the Patriots. The ugly INT was pretty much inevitable.
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  9. Park City is most of the way there. The suburban...

    Park City is most of the way there. The suburban sprawl in the Snyderville Basin north of town has double the full time population in town. Very few kids in the school district live within the city...
  10. IIRC, it is more energy efficient to dump the...

    IIRC, it is more energy efficient to dump the fluorescent ballasts.
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    A pickup truck from HTZ ought to do it for you....

    A pickup truck from HTZ ought to do it for you. The fleet is almost entirely quad cab Nissans.
  12. I did it in my laundry room with whatever was on...

    I did it in my laundry room with whatever was on the shelf at Home Depot. It was fine, but it was only two fixtures. Quick and easy. No different from swapping out the tube.

    For a room that size...
  13. Sure. And building up is often preferable to...

    Sure. And building up is often preferable to building out. Density is ultimately cheaper and mitigates traffic problems.

    The sticking point is overcoming the NIMBY inertia of the old balls HOA...
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    Nice! Let's get after it some time soon.

    Nice! Let's get after it some time soon.
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    Were you back on the bike for this one, dude? ...

    Were you back on the bike for this one, dude?

    Congrats on the big ride for the kids!
  16. Ellen's a genuinely talented entertainer. And...

    Ellen's a genuinely talented entertainer.

    And I'm well-educated and watch all sorts of trash. It's nice to zone out.
  17. I don't want to snipe anybody on these if you're...

    I don't want to snipe anybody on these if you're serious about picking them up, but they seem like they would do nicely as a touring ski for my better half.
  18. Hire part time drivers? Or get creative with...

    Hire part time drivers? Or get creative with scheduling and also offer increased rush hour frequencies or expanded late night service in town?

    C'mon. This isn't a big stumbling block.
  19. While it's true that a train or a gondola would...

    While it's true that a train or a gondola would be very expensive, doubling bus frequencies on the weekends would be relatively cheap. Same with building expanded park and rides.
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    I will see you there.

    I will see you there.
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    Sorry to hear you got the boot. That sucks ass. ...

    Sorry to hear you got the boot. That sucks ass.

    PM me if you want the LinkedIn connection. I think we probably have some vaguely overlapping interests and geographic afflictions.

    Beer's on me...
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    You might want to keep track of these costs...

    You might want to keep track of these costs better. On a $10,000.00 used ICE car, you're looking at an extra couple grand in maintenance costs over it's service life, no problem, in addition to gas....
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    It also doesn't need timing belt service, spark...

    It also doesn't need timing belt service, spark plug replacements, catalytic converter replacements, valve cover gasket and head gasket service, etc. etc. It's a much simpler machine with fewer...
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    I've been driving a Leaf as my commuter...

    I've been driving a Leaf as my commuter car/grocery getter. It's cheap enough that it is not my "nice" car. It's also dirt fucking cheap to own and operate. Because of the steep depreciation curve,...
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    Hey, the Sienna is fucking dope as an AWD travel...

    Hey, the Sienna is fucking dope as an AWD travel rig. Your bike can go inside with the wheel off. It goes up mountain canyons under chain control conditions. You already have the Taco for trips when...
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    X2. On 70k plus another income, you should be at...

    X2. On 70k plus another income, you should be at least treading water.
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    It's nice to see the Dodgers doing well. It's...

    It's nice to see the Dodgers doing well. It's cool that Nomar's trying his hand at broadcasting, too. Is he still living the good life up in Montecito with Mia Hamm?

    Sent from my moto x4 using...
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    Really? I'm not old enough to have an opinion on...

    Really? I'm not old enough to have an opinion on him when he first broke in. Late 90s-early 00s Joe Morgan was the hackiest hack who ever hacked. It didn't matter the matchup, the score, or the...
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    Well, Hernandez knows how to scoop a throw from...

    Well, Hernandez knows how to scoop a throw from the shortstop well (or he did 30 years ago when he was drunk and on a ton of blow). Does he know how to explain it well?

    Smoltz got on his high...
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    Oof. Ogling chicks with Keith Hernandez is a firm...

    Oof. Ogling chicks with Keith Hernandez is a firm pass for me. And when I've seen him do color on national broadcasts I haven't been too impressed, either. He has a lot of the cranky old man thing...
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    Man, I'll just pass on hearing from former...

    Man, I'll just pass on hearing from former players as regular color/pbp in the booth. Pretty much none of the folks who are good at it were good ballplayers. It's a different skill set.

    Sent from...
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    He struck me as worn out down the stretch last...

    He struck me as worn out down the stretch last year, too. Maybe he's still good after the rest, or maybe his arm is hanging on by a thread. No way to know for sure until he's throwing in games.
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    It's a pity to see a ballplayer get his career...

    It's a pity to see a ballplayer get his career cut short like that. Especially one who obviously lives and breathes the game.

    One day you're on top of the world, early 30s, still feeling like...
  34. It has been intermittent rain and snow at casa de...

    It has been intermittent rain and snow at casa de shredalot at circa 7k' today in Parleys Canyon. Anything higher than us is probably seeing a fair bit of frozen precip right now.

    Sent from my...
  35. Thread: Ogdens

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    Is this measured against present-day Ogden or...

    Is this measured against present-day Ogden or Ogden as it was when this thread was started?

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    Golf must be fun for him! Sent from my moto x4...

    Golf must be fun for him!

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    I'm still not convinced she was pregnant at all....

    I'm still not convinced she was pregnant at all. But if she was, it was Jamie's.

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    To be clear I am not an elite athlete by any...

    To be clear I am not an elite athlete by any stretch of the imagination. No college coaches ever called. My high school senior / freshman in college times were about the same as women in the Olympic...
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    To be clear I am not an elite athlete by any...

    To be clear I am not an elite athlete by any stretch of the imagination. No college coaches ever called. My high school senior / freshman in college times were about the same as women in the Olympic...
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    This is pretty accurate. If you want to regularly...

    This is pretty accurate. If you want to regularly win high school boys' dual meets in a major metro area, you need to be sub-2:00 as a senior. If you want a crack at finals in the state meet, you...
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    For context: I ran track competitively. When I...

    For context:
    I ran track competitively. When I was 18, I was one of the stronger runners on my high school team, though not a star. I quit during my freshman year of college (DIII) because I wasn't...
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    Nah. We've telegraphed Jamie killing Cersei from...

    Nah. We've telegraphed Jamie killing Cersei from page 1.

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  43. The Outlander is a little smaller with no...

    The Outlander is a little smaller with no third-row seating.

    If you're after fuel economy in a glorified AWD minivan, most of the luxury European manufacturers offer plug-in hybrid 3 row SUVs....
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    I think it's well-documented and obvious from...

    I think it's well-documented and obvious from reading them that Martin didn't know where he was going with some of the lengthy side-plots and ancillary characters.

    I don't blame the showrunners...
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    He is Catelyn Stark's sister's kid. I think...

    He is Catelyn Stark's sister's kid.

    I think he's still alive but he's kind of been written out of the show because he's useless. I think we are supposed to presume that the Lords of the Vale are...
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    Doofy Stark cousin/vassal Robin Arrin is still...

    Doofy Stark cousin/vassal Robin Arrin is still around, I think. The Vale is his to run if and when he's old enough to put on his Big Boy pants.

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  47. I know I've mentioned them on here before, but...

    I know I've mentioned them on here before, but it's been a while. AAATopShop in Ogden seems to do quality work for a fair price. They do a lot of vintage auto and marine upholstery. The family who...
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    Nah. It's the snowlerblade of motorcycling. ...

    Nah. It's the snowlerblade of motorcycling.

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    Comment submitted. Sent from my moto x4 using...

    Comment submitted.

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    That was a hell of a game. I'm glad I caught it....

    That was a hell of a game. I'm glad I caught it.

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