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    So....you were pissed why?

    So....you were pissed why?
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    Shit that annoys you

    The gas station is a zoo from 7:15 to 8:30, but they have good coffee so I stop on my way to work.

    This is the same time that all the supply trucks hit it, too. Wtf?
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    This. I don’t know any of my passwords except my...

    This. I don’t know any of my passwords except my master pass, and that’s protected by 2FA. Broadly deploying it to all staff is a PITA cuz everybody bitches.

    Plus, use a pass phrase if you can’t...
  4. More like this: 298553

    More like this:

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    Also, point of order.... - Drive Thru -...

    Also, point of order....
    - Drive Thru
    - Drive Through
    - Drive Up
    - Drive In
    - (hyphen?)

    ??
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    I grew up in OH (Mt. Vernon) and remember those....

    I grew up in OH (Mt. Vernon) and remember those. I only ever bought 12 packs of Mountain Dew and snacks from them, but recall the towers of budweiser you’d drive your car past in the drive through...
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    Another anecdotal +1 for the thinkpad. The Lenovo...

    Another anecdotal +1 for the thinkpad. The Lenovo storefront is shit, but I like the products. Very nice fit and finish with an understated aesthetic. Deployed thinkpads at work (about 10 machines)...
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    Never attribute to malice that which is...

    Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.
  9. Another “What brooch for me?” thread...

    This is obviously the only correct answer.



    Start your own fucking thread. Though you might as well not bother, because the answer is:

    298443
  10. What the fuck? That’s the OG post of THIS...

    What the fuck?

    That’s the OG post of THIS thread.
  11. Another “What brooch for me?” thread...

    I know I know.... another thread. All the other ones were about gold vs brass and what jewels should be encrusted on a real heirloom brooch. My needs and my question is unique and doesn’t fit in...
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    Depends on your brooch, I’d expect.

    Depends on your brooch, I’d expect.
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    I was talking about this the other night....

    I was talking about this the other night. Somebody was wearing a cape as a part of a Halloween costume. I wish capes were (1) still socially acceptable and (2) that I was the type who could pull it...
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    Shit that annoys you

    We outsourced our phone system to a local IT company, and we were trying to find a way to accomplish some function (forget what) and one of my coworkers called the company to see if we had a certain...
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    I talk on my cell phone all the time while...

    I talk on my cell phone all the time while pumping gasoline.
  16. 9 years ago. Wow.

    9 years ago.

    Wow.
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    Well. You were going for “saddle.” But hobble...

    Well. You were going for “saddle.” But hobble works too.
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    How often does Mugabe come up in casual...

    How often does Mugabe come up in casual conversation in your circles?
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    Cake donuts annoy me.... because I’m going to eat...

    Cake donuts annoy me.... because I’m going to eat a cake donut anytime it’s put in front of me.
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    The lid is part of what fucks up the taste.

    The lid is part of what fucks up the taste.
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    I’ve done just that. Both the regular mug and the...

    I’ve done just that. Both the regular mug and the spilling it all over. I make a small mess about 20% of the time, with full fledged disasters maybe 5% of the time.

    But I still do it sometimes....
  22. Thread: Doggie stoke

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    Doggie stoke

    My dad has a St. Bernard that clocks in at around 175+. The dog is very friendly, but not particularly well trained, which makes it a little terrifying. One of the things that’s always struck me is...
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    Garage door repair? Anyone know anything?

    It’s one of those things where if you’re asking the question it’s probably worth having somebody do it for you. If you’re hearing all that and still think you’ve got this, no problem, and you’ve made...
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    Space Heater for garage.

    I recommend these little guys:...
  25. Thread: Doggie stoke

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    I’m always surprised when the really unique...

    I’m always surprised when the really unique looking dogs are on the edge of euthanasia. If I’m being that shallow (and who isn’t, when narrowing down the list of animals you’re considering) that guy...
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    If they don’t fix it I’ll cancel my subscription....

    If they don’t fix it I’ll cancel my subscription. See what they do without my money.
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    Right. The problem is we start to worry about...

    Right. The problem is we start to worry about people abusing the policy, so it turns into bullshit “are you really sick?” inquiries. It’s just a patchwork quilt of systems to make up for a general...
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    Meh. Depends on your state, but most consider...

    Meh. Depends on your state, but most consider time that accrues that way earned rather than given, which complicates matters a bit. Accordingly, sick time, if it even has its own bucket, is often...
  29. Part 2: Padded Room Special Collection Of Junk That More Than Likely Will Be NSFW

    Oh. That’s hanging strap. That’s ugly, I guess.

    I was looking at the metal doodads holding the floor joists to the rim joists.
  30. Negative. That’s a worse pic of the joist hanger....

    Negative. That’s a worse pic of the joist hanger. Still looks like screws, but all I see are screws....
  31. Wait... are those screws in the hangers?

    Wait... are those screws in the hangers?
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    These achy joints. I’m not even 40, but I can...

    These achy joints. I’m not even 40, but I can feel the weather changing in these old bones like old man fucking winter.
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    Everybody nattering on about grill design on...

    Everybody nattering on about grill design on cars. That amuses me.
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    Good point. Kinda smile and good = “stop creeping...

    Good point. Kinda smile and good = “stop creeping on me, ancient old man”
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    what amuses you?

    Maybe, or maybe he’s having an ongoing discussion with his daughter about setting goals a little higher and staying hungry and never settling for less than your best effort. It could be perfectly...
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    What's the best credit card deal today?

    Only if their billing cycle coincides with their credit reporting cycle. It might match up (just because it’s easier and easier to think about, the FI I work at cycles and reports on the last day of...
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    Too many lines can hurt you a little. So can...

    Too many lines can hurt you a little. So can opening and closing cards. As noted, the impact of that is often overstated, usually not more than a few points. These have a larger impact on bankruptcy...
  38. Thanks. Was trying to call pick up on where IAS...

    Thanks. Was trying to call pick up on where IAS had left it, but jokes about jacking can be a little hard to get off.

    Was going for a light touch, rather than spraying all over the thread.
  39. Point conceded.

    Point conceded.
  40. A $50 impact driver is not the right tool for...

    A $50 impact driver is not the right tool for that job. If he actually purchased a quality tool with enough oomph to loosen a lug nut/bolt, I’d agree.

    Somehow I doubt that.
  41. I jack on top of whatever is handy, but what you...

    I jack on top of whatever is handy, but what you jack with is pretty important. Whether you use a normal drill or add some impact, scissoring is just the wrong way to go about this. A good pump jack...
  42. I’m amused that you came all the way here from...

    I’m amused that you came all the way here from 2007 to let us know how many miles you’d run up on your vehicles.
  43. cordless drill/car jack experiment...cordless drill question

    Wait what? That is a shit drill, sure, but too much load? Bullshit. If it spins it it’s fine, especially for a relatively short period of time. I’ve drilled plenty of holes that put more load for...
  44. Spare tire or hitch mount ski rack options

    Those both look like terrible ideas. Get a box and a step stool.
  45. I had a v6 where you had to remove the whole...

    I had a v6 where you had to remove the whole manifold, among other things, just to change plugs. Those plugs didn’t get changed.
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    what amuses you?

    Super busy weekend/Monday, and I didn’t get to the grocery, so I punted on dinner tonight and stopped for fast food drive through on the way home. The teenage boys in the drive through were SUPER...
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    Oh, I fixed it shortly after bitching. Deleted...

    Oh, I fixed it shortly after bitching. Deleted the “hsa” to “has” line. Thanks though.
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    Shit that annoys you

    I work in financial services. We offer HSAs.

    Try typing HSA into excel. I motherfucking dare you. Now imagine doing that in a report an auditor wants yesterday and you don’t really have time for...
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    Shit that annoys you

    This. While I prefer driving a manual and take pleasure in the tactile mechanics of it all, I wouldn’t pay extra for one. Automatics are nice for.... life. Like drinking your morning coffee on the...
  50. The 2700k LED bulbs I’ve experienced make it feel...

    The 2700k LED bulbs I’ve experienced make it feel like you’re in a golden shower.
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