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    Maybe worth noting that at the top many jobs feel...

    Maybe worth noting that at the top many jobs feel like a passion, and at the bottom few jobs do.

    Chicken/egg
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    I yell at them through the camera intercom....

    I yell at them through the camera intercom. Something about the voice being distorted on the speaker or their knowledge that Iím not actually there and can not do shit to them makes them completely...
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    Fake Service Dogs......

    I was talking about dogs doing bad shit when youíre gone. Like tearing up a library book. Mine usually do it several hours in, and itís just boredom.

    My one dog does get crazy separation anxiety,...
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    Fake Service Dogs......

    It seems worth trying....

    Iíve been unsuccessful in finding a truly remote shock collar. I just have to resign myself to watching my dogs destroy something from afar and realize Iím helpless to...
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    Surveillance cameras and a remote shock collar?

    Surveillance cameras and a remote shock collar?
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    While the ďunderbankedĒ isnít entirely a straw...

    While the ďunderbankedĒ isnít entirely a straw man, itís as much an issue of education as it is access. Not sure a hard to use crypto currency is going to break people out of the payday lending or...
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    I get a kick out of how this bug gets touted as a...

    I get a kick out of how this bug gets touted as a feature.

    Go ahead and trot out the use case where this ďfeatureĒ would have prevented a loss by a normal consumer. Truly. Itís a thought...
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    Get a lifelike doll. Size of a 3 year old. See if...

    Get a lifelike doll. Size of a 3 year old. See if they react when it suddenly tumbles into their path.
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    My dad never admitted when I passed him up. I...

    My dad never admitted when I passed him up. I talked shit until the gap got big enough it no longer seemed like the thing to do. Didnít change his stance, though.

    Iím excited at the thought of one...
  10. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    Wagon Stoke

    I was more impressed at its mud prowess, making dubious use of the skid plates.

    But yeah, had several days this winter driving through snow deep enough that I was getting face shots all the way...
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    How? How does it equalize against a power...

    How? How does it equalize against a power imbalance?

    Real world experiment: Offer your friend $50 in BTC, or 50 actual dollars. Like, greenbacks.

    See which he feels equalizes him against his...
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    False premise is false.

    False premise is false.
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    Really? His opinion is that BTC is an equalizer against the Venezuelan military?

    Right, Iím shaking my fist at BTC because itís too damn fast.
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    Hah! BTC is an equalizer! Of course it is! ...

    Hah! BTC is an equalizer! Of course it is!

    Lulz.

    The fuck are you smoking?
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    Nice work, guys. Dad goals indeed. Yíall are...

    Nice work, guys. Dad goals indeed. Yíall are doing something right....
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    Really not bad mileage at 155....

    Really not bad mileage at 155....
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    Wagon Stoke

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    I do really enjoy the utility of the wagon without sacrificing drivability.

    A few weeks ago I went for a bike ride with a friend, before Iíd purchased the tray rack. Both our bikes fit...
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    In that case, you need to tie those costs to bitcoin as well, since it relies upon a stable fiat currency to express its value, and if not, you have to figure out how much an unstable currency costs...
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    SWIFT and ACH are production studios, though the...

    SWIFT and ACH are production studios, though the analogy falls apart a little at the edges.
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    Now youíre gaslighting. Your gift card example...

    Now youíre gaslighting. Your gift card example was offered as refutation for the quoted points in PGís post. Just be honest and ditch the hyperbole.
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    Thatís fair. Iím sorry, Stalefish.

    Thatís fair.

    Iím sorry, Stalefish.
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    Being able to purchase a $30 HBO Go card with BTC doesnít refute a single point made in PureGravityís post, you simpleton.
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    Sauces and Condiments Compendium

    Since hot sauces are fair game: Isabel street heat fatalii is fantastic. Otherwise, I think I said this the first time this thread came around, I slather honey mustard on just about anything. Mix...
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    Yes! I discovered yum yum sauce right after I got...

    Yes! I discovered yum yum sauce right after I got divorced/separated.

    It tastes like freedom.
  25. My psychiatrist said 2 years. Not that Iím really...

    My psychiatrist said 2 years. Not that Iím really holding out that long. To be fair, my marriage was emotionally and physically dead for years before we separated. Her point, though, was to allow...
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    Theyíre paying attention to lots of shit. ...

    Theyíre paying attention to lots of shit.

    Compare their investment in blockchain to their investment in lobbying efforts for regulatory relief in mortgage regs. Or culture workshops for staff.
    ...
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    Holy hell. Could you imagine the utter fucking...

    Holy hell. Could you imagine the utter fucking chaos if we actually tried to price items with bitcoin? Without something stable to reference to?
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    Again, you seem like a smart guy, which leads me...

    Again, you seem like a smart guy, which leads me to believe that your counterpoints above are dishonest more than they are clueless.
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    Thatís adorable.

    Your bitcoin bux are awesome, sweetie. You go! The best bank in the world agrees with you!

    Theyíll probably process ten thousand payments with it in the next month alone!...
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    The best medium is the one that is friction-less...

    The best medium is the one that is friction-less and stable. Bitcoin is not that. Itís not designed to be that. Why are you so invested in making it that?
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    Iím not the one making the ďbitcoin == P2P competitor who is pressuring established payment systemsĒ straw man. Thatís largely fabricated bullshit.

    Easy to say, but also easy to point to the fact...
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    Well sure. Iím just talking about all bitcoin is crypto, but not all crypto is bitcoin kind of stuff. You know, Sesame Street level logic.
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    Here, Iím just arguing that ACH is not currently destined for imminent failure and crypto is not exactly driving the current innovation in P2P payments. Your example quite clearly shows that itís...
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    ? Um. No.

    I expected more intellectual honesty from you.
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    ACH evolution is a function of competition from...

    ACH evolution is a function of competition from P2P payment systems. Crypto has fuck all to do with it.

    Predictably, proponents of crypto in the crypto thread overestimate its impact on the...
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    Sorry, I was unclear. Checks have 20 years left of (declining) relevance.

    ACH? We havenít seen the system or technology that will displace it, yet.
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    Thatís funny. Not sure if youíre being serious or just a little clueless.

    Anybody predicting the demise of ACH should look to checks. Thereís a good 20 years left on that slow burn out of...
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    Maybe anecdotally interesting, but coinbase to...

    Maybe anecdotally interesting, but coinbase to BoA and BoA checking to BoA Credit both likely traversed via ACH. Thereís a discussion to be had about the financial industry relying upon an antiquated...
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    But you canít sell a call option to somebody else off of something that I own and am guaranteed to have returned back to me. Right?

    If you have a big garage and you pay me interest to keep my...
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    Wrapping my head around this... I looked pretty quickly, but didnít find it: any idea what their capital position is? $53M in assets is pretty small potatoes, but given the volatility Iíd expect...
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    This is true. Iím rooting for the Wís, but Kawhi...

    This is true. Iím rooting for the Wís, but Kawhi is fascinating to watch. Casually making huge plays.... feels like a different set of circumstances and maybe personality (and maybe a little more...
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    Hah!

    Yeah.
  43. Why did I watch that?? Ignored it the first time...

    Why did I watch that?? Ignored it the first time around, but all you fuckers kept quoting it.

    Two minutes I could have wasted on something marginally more entertaining.
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    *[emoji16]

    *[emoji16]
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    Yup. If they prevail, itíll have an asterisk,...

    Yup.

    If they prevail, itíll have an asterisk, as few think theyíre actually the better team if GS is healthy.

    Sucks.
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    Son of a.... No really, she does the rounded...

    Son of a....

    No really, she does the rounded back doggie squat, she just keeps shuffling along. Too much to do! Iíll stop and sheíll just keep walking in little circles. Sheís an Australian...
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    Not sure if this amuses me or annoys me: my husky...

    Not sure if this amuses me or annoys me: my husky mix is so goddamned PARTICULAR about where he shits. Itís a fucking process. Step 1, identify the ideal yard. Step 2, find exactly the right corner...
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    I saw a kid walking his dog stop to let it shit...

    I saw a kid walking his dog stop to let it shit in my neighborís yard. When the dog finished he started to walk off. I said ďhey bud!Ē And tossed him a roll of dog shit bags.

    He looked confused,...
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    Football has a week off between games. Why is 2-3...

    Football has a week off between games. Why is 2-3 days a problem? Iíve heard this one before... I donít get it. You do realize this is the finals, right? Every game that happens now is between the...
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    Yeah, off topic but really not.... I felt kinda...

    Yeah, off topic but really not.... I felt kinda old when I saw all you fuckers turning 30 and I passed that milestone 8 years ago.

    Then I realized this thread is 15 years old and you guys are a...
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