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    The driveway (and address) is right off of...

    The driveway (and address) is right off of Highway 28.
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    Can you give a payscale estimate? Indeed and...

    Can you give a payscale estimate? Indeed and others online always seem jacked to me- it certainly is for my current industry. https://www.indeed.com/salaries/Aircraft-Maintenance-Technician-Salaries
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    Conspiracy time. Look at that shot group....

    Conspiracy time.

    Look at that shot group. Precisely targeted, definitely programmed in advance.

    I found the plant on satellite- the bearing of the lines I guessed were around 274.2° True...
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    Nice shooting, I'm impressed. I do kind of buy...

    Nice shooting, I'm impressed. I do kind of buy the direction argument after seeing these- but I guess that's why they released them.
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    Unlike the poop bags everywhere that do annoy me,...

    Unlike the poop bags everywhere that do annoy me, I'm fine with offleash dogs. But if you're dumb about it I'm going to say something.
  6. Good spot. This is another in that vein, more of...

    Good spot. This is another in that vein, more of a bar. http://greenmilljazz.com/calendar/ Not downtown, oops.
  7. I had to look it up. Firematic racing....

    I had to look it up. Firematic racing. http://peapickers.com/drill-team-racing.html http://nysdrillteams1.com/

    So awesome. I would be good at that- maybe they need a ringer? I may go see it...
  8. Nice!!! Bet those drinks tasted good. Buy a...

    Nice!!!

    Bet those drinks tasted good. Buy a lottery ticket. Not a bad place to be stuck, the station is pretty cool too. I always think of the gunfight scene in Untouchables.

    Glad you had a...
  9. This one is from the DOT. O'Hare to 290 is almost...

    This one is from the DOT. O'Hare to 290 is almost exactly your route.
    https://travelmidwest.com/lmiga/ChicagoQuickTraffic.jsp


    Make sure you head north out of the Clinton stop- you'll come up...
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    You can't see them from Earth though, you...

    You can't see them from Earth though, you actually have to be pretty close to the moon.
    https://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/how-to-see-all-six-apollo-moon-landing-sites/

    There are mirrors...
  11. Cubs play at 1 on Friday, so watch the traffic...

    Cubs play at 1 on Friday, so watch the traffic when you land. Getting lucky with a good driver in lighter than average traffic is your best shot. If it's raining take the train.

    L/ Uber hybrid is...
  12. If the rental car doesn't work out, I'd sprint...

    If the rental car doesn't work out, I'd sprint out of the plane directly to a cab or Uber. Traffic is probably going to kill you though, so maybe check google traffic while deplaning. Study the...
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    I've managed to do well getting long haul...

    I've managed to do well getting long haul first/business class seats with miles. Takes a lot of work and flexibility sometimes though, and of course miles.
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    My dumbass relatives already ruined it for me,...

    My dumbass relatives already ruined it for me, but I guess I was ruined by genetics anyhow.
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    Countries that won't accept a passport that...

    Countries that won't accept a passport that expires 6 months after your plane ticket home. The old man in me is sure it's a conspiracy of the passport industry.
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    Don't read the Aspen Times (my application was...

    Don't read the Aspen Times (my application was rejected), but I recall a decent sized media backlash against the insta influential trampling on the huge wildflower superbloom in California this...
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    I'm going to steal this idea.
    https://www.motor1.com/news/352449/toyota-sienna-lift-kit/
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    Raketa Big Zero, lots for sale on etsy/ebay for...

    Raketa Big Zero, lots for sale on etsy/ebay for under $100.
  19. That's a lot of hiking and she's certainly elite...

    That's a lot of hiking and she's certainly elite at it.
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    Maybe it's for aerodynamics? I would definitely...

    Maybe it's for aerodynamics? I would definitely choose the headroom.
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    Don't know much on camping but I'm sure you'll be...

    Don't know much on camping but I'm sure you'll be fine. If you want to stay closer to Portland, Tillamook area is cool. Chesse factory in town (with ice cream naturally), and Oceanside has a cool...
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    Maybe I am giving the AC installers too much...

    Maybe I am giving the AC installers too much credit for knowing the local rule. OP did say he thought the neighbor must have known the rule and with major work that was probably professionally...
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    I hate the orange peels and shells but some of...

    I hate the orange peels and shells but some of those people are just ignorant and think it is "biodegradable". No excuse to do it on the trail though.

    The dog shit bag people annoy me the worst...
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    Does this kind of thing really happen as an...

    Does this kind of thing really happen as an honest mistake? I kind of doubt it unless he installed it himself which seems unlikely with the major work described. The neighbor has made it clear how...
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    Rock out with your cock out.

    Rock out with your cock out.
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    MJ was propofol, which is a straight up...

    MJ was propofol, which is a straight up anesthetic.
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    People who flaunt the rules are just going to...

    People who flaunt the rules are just going to figure out how to lie about the training anyway.
  28. Thanks- my $299 one just showed up today. It is...

    Thanks- my $299 one just showed up today. It is way smaller than I thought it would be.
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    Just got back last night- thanks for all the...

    Just got back last night- thanks for all the info.

    We drove from Seattle to Eugene the first night, then spent a lazy morning at the hotel pool/waffle station. Headed to the coast on 38 and went...
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    Oregon Coast beta

    Planning to meet up with an old buddy and his family near Bandon OR in a couple weeks. There will be 4 kids under 10, youngest is 4. We are renting a big AirBNB on the beach, figured goofing on the...
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    There are two groups of noises you hear. The ...

    There are two groups of noises you hear. The constant pumping/whooshing is the compressor keeping the liquid helium cold which enables the superconducting main magnet to work. This is always on...
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    This is shit that annoys me.

    This is shit that annoys me.
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    To me the barrier to entry on a jitney cab app is...

    To me the barrier to entry on a jitney cab app is way too low. I'd love to see someone make one that is low overhead and profit sharing/owned by drivers or something, but then again the whole thing...
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    I always thought this was hyperbole until I got...

    I always thought this was hyperbole until I got to Seattle. It's a sad fucking mess, and there is no doubt the sanctimonious enabling is making it worse. It annoys me when I get emails from my...
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    I have an electrical question. My 1905 house is...

    I have an electrical question. My 1905 house is partially updated, but still has some knob and tube, including some in the attic that has insulation blown over it (thanks for the tip, home...
  36. I'm kind of over airbnbs when traveling alone or...

    I'm kind of over airbnbs when traveling alone or with the wife. These days with the cleaning fees and all I don't think they are that great of a value for the extra hassle over a hotel. If we are...
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    The takedown of global capitalism could not fit...

    The takedown of global capitalism could not fit in an hour, so they focused on what happens when people are allowed to go feral in the streets.
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    What's the job and where? If they say no suits a...

    What's the job and where? If they say no suits a tie may be too much.
  39. Interesting that the new arbiter of 'taste' will...

    Interesting that the new arbiter of 'taste' will be the algorithm someone at Google wrote to serve the most ads. The old way the gatekeepers at least pretended there was an artistic component to...
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    That's how I see it in Seattle too, but the...

    That's how I see it in Seattle too, but the sanctimonious crowd refuses to acknowledge. We have services for those that want them, and most homeless who really are down on their luck are already...
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    Same. I make an improvised kettle by throwing...

    Same.

    I make an improvised kettle by throwing a grate on the bottom of the smokey mountain if I want the charcoal grill experience, but usually just use the gasser.
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    The urban decay and general lawlessness that is...

    The urban decay and general lawlessness that is tolerated is pretty shocking, and that's from someone who grew up with plenty of gunfire in Chicago. There's an attitude as if it's a badge of honor...
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    Is says it weighs 230 lbs unloaded, plus it can...

    Is says it weighs 230 lbs unloaded, plus it can take an additional 150 lbs of gear.
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    For the 4Runner, I'd like to keep it around 5-6k...

    For the 4Runner, I'd like to keep it around 5-6k assuming I'll dump another 2k into it on maintenance stuff to get it in shape. That one looks well taken care of so I could go higher depending on how...
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    I've been looking for a 3rd gen one just like...

    I've been looking for a 3rd gen one just like that. Based on the photo that's in bringatrailer shape and not the craigslist one I'm after.
  46. I'm looking for a second vehicle for weekend...

    I'm looking for a second vehicle for weekend warrior type activities- no offroading or major mods etc, but my current low clearance commuter car has a rough time on the forest service roads here in...
  47. Thread: New Knopfler

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    :yourock:

    :yourock:
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    How many posts to enter the admin forum, and can...

    How many posts to enter the admin forum, and can they be all spam?
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    How am I supposed to get experience if every job...

    How am I supposed to get experience if every job requires experience?
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    I think I'm going to have to find out.

    I think I'm going to have to find out.
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