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    Yes, that’s my understanding as well. But I’m...

    Yes, that’s my understanding as well. But I’m confused by the OP:



    Which leaves me confused… what does GORP stand for “in this game”?
  2. Thread: Doggie stoke

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    Ugh. Sorry to hear of issues with another Pepper....

    Ugh. Sorry to hear of issues with another Pepper. This one is an absolute sweetheart. If I would’ve named her, it would’ve been “shadow” as she follows me *everywhere*.
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    I'm assuming to service the needs of the area. I...

    I'm assuming to service the needs of the area. I think this was more likely a telephone (POTS) "substation". But, at almost 6K sq ft, this seems to be quite large for the area.
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    Anyone interested in a former data center...

    Anyone interested in a former data center disguised as a home (assumption mine) in Dallas for one mil?

    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/13229-Southview-Ln-Dallas-TX-75240/118222349_zpid/
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    Happy Gotcha-day, Pepper! ...

    Happy Gotcha-day, Pepper!

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211206/b1ea8e1be438c89d72e28f356390688d.jpg

    She’s about 5 years old and we’ve had her for two.
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    Shit that annoys you

    Check out the Logitech Harmony Companion. The top buttons (just below the top row) are all programmable…

    https://www.logitech.com/en-us/products/harmony/harmony-companion.html

    Edit: sorry to...
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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    To revisit the table saw discussion, I just ordered this Skil table saw for $250…

    SKIL 15 Amp 10 Inch Table Saw with Stand- TS6307-00 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08F9RFJ2K/
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    I installed these: ...

    I installed these:
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    Interesting. According to the oldest UD...

    Interesting. According to the oldest UD definition (December, 2002), Gorp is the verb describing the act. Earliest definition of Fonzanoon is March, 2003 and that is a noun. So, really, we shouldn’t...
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    I’ve read the post several times. Call me stupid...

    I’ve read the post several times. Call me stupid if you’d like. I still can’t find an answer to what GORP is.



    Again, the question isn’t “what is GOTOS?” Gear on the outside makes complete...
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    I echo this question. What is GORP?

    I echo this question. What is GORP?
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    That depends on what “material” you are focusing...

    That depends on what “material” you are focusing on.
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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    Is it leaking? If not, what makes you think it needs to be sealed up?

    Edit: given all of the exposed nail heads, I’d assume there’s some kind of waterproof layer under the metal roof. Especially...
  14. Part 2: Padded Room Special Collection Of Junk That More Than Likely Will Be NSFW

    I must admit, that was totally unintended. As a matter of fact, I didn’t realize the double entendre until I read your post.

    Edit. And now I’m LOL!
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    We have a switch inside the cabinet under the...

    We have a switch inside the cabinet under the sink. Super simple and super clean.
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    Don’t know if I should put this in the “annoy” or...

    Don’t know if I should put this in the “annoy” or “amuse” or “I love my wife” thread…

    The indifference on not setting the clocks back an hour. We are two weeks beyond the end of DST and the alarm...
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    Funny. I was thinking the same thing when I read...

    Funny. I was thinking the same thing when I read that reply.
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    Not really smart home related, but anyone else...

    Not really smart home related, but anyone else name their home network, “maggots”?

    Although, my guest wifi is “HPD” (name of my town starts with H). So I don’t have to explain the network name to...
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    Smart Home - automation

    I’m a big fan of smart home devices and the automation they provide. I run a Samsung SmartThings hub controlling various brands of Z-wave/zigbee/wi-fi devices. Regarding security, it’s not hard to...
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    I passed on the Delta saw. As you mentioned, the...

    I passed on the Delta saw. As you mentioned, the lack of a guard. Also, the space to use ratio didn’t justify taking up that much real estate in my basement. I’m leaning towards a new...
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    Highest point in FL is 345’ above sea level. But...

    Highest point in FL is 345’ above sea level. But that is practically Abalama…

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Britton_Hill
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    Is that real and can they be purchased somewhere? We do a white elephant gift exchange and this would make an awesome gag gift.
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    On the topic of table saws, would you rather a...

    On the topic of table saws, would you rather a modern/new jobsite saw or an older belt driven shop saw? Like this one: https://cnj.craigslist.org/tls/d/clark-delta-table-saw/7405584413.html
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    Shit that annoys you

    SNL skit from this past weekend on cancelling cable: https://youtu.be/V5DeDLI8_IM
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    Real Estate Crash thread

    Pfft. Larry Ellison owns 98% of the island of Lanai
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    Thanks again, ticketchecker. I got my son a pair...

    Thanks again, ticketchecker. I got my son a pair of OTG goggles, spare lens and ODS-3 prescription insert. Also, I got new road and MTB helmets for myself!
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    I know several people who have put high velocity...

    I know several people who have put high velocity forced air into 100+ year old brownstones. All seem happy with that HVAC delivery mode.
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    Congrats! Been following in the other real estate...

    Congrats! Been following in the other real estate thread. Maybe post a link to this thread there?

    Subscribed.
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    Same! Well, except my son had the pleasure of...

    Same! Well, except my son had the pleasure of experiencing this.

    Let me guess, Home Depot space heater?
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    Thanks! Got it!

    Thanks! Got it!
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    My 6’ tall son still has Smith ladies goggles...

    My 6’ tall son still has Smith ladies goggles from when he was “smaller”. A new men’s pair would be a nice gift.
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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    Seems a bit high. For comparison, I received a quote to convert two basement windows into legal egress windows. That included enlarging the window wells, enlarging the window openings and a bunch of...
  34. Glad to see Miami is 75-124% of normal.

    Glad to see Miami is 75-124% of normal.
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    And then when that epoxy yellows and gets all...

    And then when that epoxy yellows and gets all scratched up, you have an ugly mess.
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    Where is that?

    Where is that?
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    Some say the best pizza in NYC is in Jersey City...

    Some say the best pizza in NYC is in Jersey City too.

    https://razzanj.com/

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/12/dining/razza-pizza-review-jersey-city.html
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    “Do your best and let caulk do the rest.” I...

    “Do your best and let caulk do the rest.”

    I was in the compressor market a few months ago. I believe it was earlier in this thread. I had also asked my dad if he had a compressor. He did not, but...
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    Real Estate Crash thread

    Duplicate post.
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    Trudeau Vows 2-Year Ban on Foreign Home Buyers If...

    Trudeau Vows 2-Year Ban on Foreign Home Buyers If Re-Elected

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-08-24/trudeau-vows-two-year-ban-on-foreign-home-buyers-if-re-elected

    Seems like this...
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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    Speaking of brown water, I did a well disinfection a few weeks ago and this came out of the faucet after a few days of disinfection water sitting in the well/pipes.

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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    12000 gallons??? Mine regenerates every 1000 gallons.
  43. The entire show was my “up next” suggestion after...

    The entire show was my “up next” suggestion after watching this highlight video…

    https://youtu.be/0m2d0Gfleds

    Jesus, is right!
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    Wow. Kiln dried? I’m installing 5/4x4 mahogany...

    Wow. Kiln dried? I’m installing 5/4x4 mahogany right now with 3/16” gap. I’m in the NE, but 1/3 mile from the ocean. Not PNW wet, but definitely on the more humid side.
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    Not in the PNW but when I was researching new...

    Not in the PNW but when I was researching new decking, I read that you install PT 5/4x6 with no spacing. But, be aware of kiln-dried after treatment (KDAT). That most likely won’t shrink as much.
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    Be careful with RO water going through your...

    Be careful with RO water going through your refrigerator. I wanted to do this and my plumber said it’s a no go as the RO water is very corrosive to any copper lines or components in the refrigerator....
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    No set goal after shrinkage. I’m following manufacturer guidelines of 3/16” spacing. I wound up a little tighter than that next to the picture frame board. I believe these boards don’t shrink, but...
  48. Thanks. Knees feel fine thanks to some cheapo...

    Thanks. Knees feel fine thanks to some cheapo Husky knee pads. Even the knee with the ACL and tibial plateau surgeries! Now if I could only say the same for my trapezius on my drilling shoulder. The...
  49. A little deck project I started back in March...

    A little deck project I started back in March (with some advice from the home remodel thread). I figure I’m about 25% done with the decking and can share now…

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    Looks better already.

    Looks better already.
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