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    Being treated like shit by customers stings...

    Being treated like shit by customers stings regardless. When it's coupled with low pay and spineless managers that don't back you to the customer, why the fuck would anyone keep showing up to be...
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    Eh, I'm in corpo world, but there's been very few...

    Eh, I'm in corpo world, but there's been very few interactions with the younger set that makes me inclined to say they'll "quit at the first challenging interaction." I think plenty will quit if they...
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    Most of them just say "people don't know how to...

    Most of them just say "people don't know how to work anymore" or "we have standards, you don't meet them". You see it up in this thread earlier. Why go and try to convert people that are total dicks...
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    I mean, foundationally appraising is pretty...

    I mean, foundationally appraising is pretty fucked as the real price is "whatever the market will bear" which you don't know until after. Given the number of variables, there's not a lot of good ways...
  5. Thread: cool homes

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    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/859-Maine-St-St...

    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/859-Maine-St-Stoneham-ME-04231/2088898117_zpid/

    I think this qualifies
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    Plenty of people I know in that bracket weathered...

    Plenty of people I know in that bracket weathered COVID while dealing with lots of other shit and are fleeing shitty employers as they know their value on the marketplace. Attrition for employees at...
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    Eh, wage stagnation, siphoning of all profits to...

    Eh, wage stagnation, siphoning of all profits to shareholders instead of those who made them, shitty management - none of it surprises me. Especially for companies forcing people back in now for no...
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    Also, from observation, most job site danger is...

    Also, from observation, most job site danger is self inflicted.
    "get on that shaky ladder you pussy" - dude falls
    "Safety glasses, pfffttt" - cue grinder wheel breaking into someone's face
    "It's...
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    Why you gotta sleep on lawyers like that? I feel...

    Why you gotta sleep on lawyers like that? I feel high end lawyers and specialist surgeons are both pretty "special" in that respect.
  10. I'm just waiting on the onion ring bracket. I...

    I'm just waiting on the onion ring bracket. I have faith Bob will smoke any challengers on that.
  11. I trust a metric that's been consistently tracked...

    I trust a metric that's been consistently tracked with a consistent basket of goods over "I look at my grocery bill". The shrinkflation thing has been going on for decades and there hasn't been any...
  12. So much for that objectiveness thing, good you...

    So much for that objectiveness thing, good you still have anecdotalism
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    It's why they run for NH and ME every weekend.

    It's why they run for NH and ME every weekend.
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    Ha, I get it. Most people have zero clue how shit...

    Ha, I get it. Most people have zero clue how shit is actually built or the complexities of bad lots/planning etc.
    It's stunning the shit I see on our local planning board that people think is a...
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    This is technically correct.

    This is technically correct.
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    @DJ - you're only a shit bag if you no show/no...

    @DJ - you're only a shit bag if you no show/no call/no text/no email
    I get it that my estimate may not be your top priority, but if you can't take 5 minutes to let me know shit came up for something...
  17. Onion rings? It's on.

    Onion rings? It's on.
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    I found the older X ice was great on ice and...

    I found the older X ice was great on ice and slick roads, but not great in deep snow (compared to blizzaks which I feel have the opposite balance).
  19. Objectively doesn't mean what he thinks it means,...

    Objectively doesn't mean what he thinks it means, given how much salt he spills the moment someone says anything that doesn't align with him. I'd put it less of "objective autist" and more "just...
  20. Congrats Crock! 2nd one was easier from a mental...

    Congrats Crock!
    2nd one was easier from a mental terror standpoint for us (as you understand more about what won't kill them), but it's crazy to see how different they both are. Our first few years...
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    I'll add that I've never given a crap when a...

    I'll add that I've never given a crap when a contractor reaches out and even does the noncommittal "I have to reschedule" - shit happens, I get it, but treating potential customers as the last...
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    Ha, I've been ghosted by so many contractors or...

    Ha, I've been ghosted by so many contractors or they call 5 minutes after the appointment starts saying they're 45 away. My bar for decent contractor is "shows up within 15 minutes of the time they...
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    That would require banks to release it. Median...

    That would require banks to release it. Median income is a good proxy for "average worker" as typically multiples don't scale that hard. As pointed out, median income, inflation, house sales are all...
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    Let's stop this misinformation - my phone...

    Let's stop this misinformation - my phone reception is still shit after getting vaccinated. I want a refund.
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    Awesome Harry! If there's a correction, it...

    Awesome Harry!

    If there's a correction, it will be when municipalities figure out they can amp up the taxes on 2nd homeowners and some of the STR market stops being as profitable.
  26. Has anyone recommended gnarwhales Alaska boat...

    Has anyone recommended gnarwhales Alaska boat thing? That was nuts
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    What? In NH there's definitely a ton of title...

    What? In NH there's definitely a ton of title work.
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    What if the trail networks don't have space? I...

    What if the trail networks don't have space? I agree that directional trails would be great, but it's just not feasible most places.
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    Isn't that basically one of the Rad power bikes?...

    Isn't that basically one of the Rad power bikes? They have like 4 inch tires.
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    I mean, they're already doing that. It was even...

    I mean, they're already doing that. It was even at the end of the Big Short.

    I'm with Buster though on unnecessary uses; it stunned me when I moved to CA and none of the places even metered for...
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    Great lakes won't happen -...

    Great lakes won't happen - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Lakes_Compact

    Also, I'm sure westerners will be ok with the extra tax bill from the probably 100 billion project it would take.
  32. I predict my discussions with anyone that dates...

    I predict my discussions with anyone that dates my daughter will more be along the lines of "at some point, she'll tire of you, and understand it's not you." She was born with keen understanding of...
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    Maybe the west shouldn't have built more than...

    Maybe the west shouldn't have built more than their land can support. Also, good luck getting that water across thousands of miles without major losses from evaporation. Just a 60 mile long tunnel in...
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    Note this line: "According to QuoteWizard, the...

    Note this line:
    "According to QuoteWizard, the list of homes in Utah that are at risk of being damaged by rains grew by 91,000, a 416 percent increase from what was previously known. Wyoming’s...
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    Finally.

    Finally.
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    Sorry to hear that, but based on the behavior,...

    Sorry to hear that, but based on the behavior, that decision still holds 10/10 times then.
    Good for you on staying in nice places and skiing well.
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    Crowders rep is someone that ambushes people,...

    Crowders rep is someone that ambushes people, yells at them and punches down. So no, I don't trust the source as I don't really trust any pundit. He's an entertainer, not a factual source.

    As for...
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    So - explicitly not true?

    So - explicitly not true?
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    Crowder is not a reliable source. Dude is just an...

    Crowder is not a reliable source. Dude is just an attention whore who runs away from anyone competent.
    Different point of view doesn't make it not wrong. You're entitled to your opinion, but that...
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    Nah, it's literally the opposite of...

    Nah, it's literally the opposite of misinformation. It's pure theater with a good intent.
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    At least it's physical. Most corporate stuff is...

    At least it's physical. Most corporate stuff is green screen city.
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    Yep, likely preferred provider agreements and...

    Yep, likely preferred provider agreements and well-oiled paperwork processing with appropriate admin support. I can only imagine the bureaucracy that goes into this stuff, so having a competent,...
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    Every company requires it though, and what the...

    Every company requires it though, and what the fuck does an analyst do but work on a computer and have occasional meetings? It quickly becomes untenable to have different sides have different rules...
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    lol Benny - try hiring technology people without...

    lol Benny - try hiring technology people without remote options. Also, this has woken a lot up to "hey, how about I just move these 500 people remote and we save 200k a year on the building and 5...
  45. My bad, missed that point

    My bad, missed that point
  46. Western NH probably wouldn't work as it's far...

    Western NH probably wouldn't work as it's far from airports and decent internet speeds. If you end up looking further afield plenty of us on NH seacoast as well, where there's some great school...
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    People always love the idea of progress and...

    People always love the idea of progress and access until it's on their street.
  48. Thread: Kids outerwear

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    We just went fancy and got hestras because the...

    We just went fancy and got hestras because the full zip mittens are magic for getting on. Also have some other random discount gore-tex ones which are fine, but major difference in comfort.
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    I have 2 like-new Yakima's that hold the wheels...

    I have 2 like-new Yakima's that hold the wheels and have marks for 29'ers on them (sold the car I bought them for a few years ago). I'm on NH seacoast (UNH area) $120 for the pair?
    Most similar to...
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    I think I have a Yakima, let me check the garage.

    I think I have a Yakima, let me check the garage.
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