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  1. Thread: Wine Geekery

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    Wine Geekery

    I picked up a case $18 Tempranillo Reserva (2015) from Ollauri - I’m going to shove it in my crawl space and forget about it for a few years


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    how does this craigslist scam work?

    Bump. FYI: New one I’m seeing that I don’t understand:

    They respond to your add with no specific questions or information, just:
    “I saw your ad. I want the item. Don’t reply to CL email. Email me...
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    In my armchair, non-expert opinion - It’s more...

    In my armchair, non-expert opinion - It’s more likely that the loaded round was deliberate than a mistake….


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  4. Thread: Wine Geekery

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    The Sommelier from Bon Appetit - Andre Mac - has...

    The Sommelier from Bon Appetit - Andre Mac - has some fun YouTube videos reviewing cheap wines. Worth a watch. He actually finds some winners…

    https://youtu.be/jLSHUyzOzWs



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    Havanese owners Sent from my iPhone using...

    Havanese owners


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    Price drop. Sent from my iPhone using TGR...

    Price drop.


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    FS: 193 Corvus

    193 Corvus 2021.
    Used two days.
    Mounted for older 914s at 317mm on the line.

    $350 shipped.
    $300 local to Seattle.

    389972389973
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    Does anyone make a prop gun that slides and...

    Does anyone make a prop gun that slides and recoils like a real gun (via co2 canister or otherwise)


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    I’ll be selling my 193s. PM me if anyone wants...

    I’ll be selling my 193s. PM me if anyone wants them…


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    I wanna say Bada Bing. But that’s probably a bad...

    I wanna say Bada Bing. But that’s probably a bad idea…


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    Spam is seriously underrated. I made spam Mac and...

    Spam is seriously underrated. I made spam Mac and cheese last night. I’m working on my winter coat.


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    Cast Iron Skillet

    Is your place a rental or a budget flip? The low end electric glass tops are garbage. That’s your issue. Not the pan. If you own the place, start saving for a new stove. If you’re renting, just deal...
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    +1


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    Bump Sent from my iPhone using TGR Forums

    Bump


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  15. Thread: Trucks.

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    It will take time but once the economics improve...

    It will take time but once the economics improve and cost of ownership becomes cheaper than a gasser, its going to be hard to ignore the convenience.


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    Just salvaged this from a 1922 school building...

    Just salvaged this from a 1922 school building I’m remodeling. It shall live on my garage wall for years to come.

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    The Great Resignation ‘21

    I’m in the same industry. I’ve worked for the same large commercial GC for my entire career (12 years).

    We do a lot better at managing people than you describe… if you like the work, you end up...
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    Yup. Broken out via 5 locations (not cities) I...

    Yup. Broken out via 5 locations (not cities) I guess.

    NY
    Chicago
    DC
    SF Area
    LA Area


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    I think the more accurate comparison is Seattle...

    I think the more accurate comparison is Seattle Teriyaki joints are similar to LA Taquerias. One on every corner. Dirty as hell. Most good, some amazing.



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    Michelin only reviews 5 cities in the US. If they...

    Michelin only reviews 5 cities in the US. If they reviewed Seattle there would certainly be some recognition.


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    My unpopular opinion: Seattlites like to...

    My unpopular opinion:

    Seattlites like to complain. Everything is relative.

    - Traffic is not bad here. There is a literal “rush hour”. Outside of that you can cross the city in 5min. People...
  22. Just fill the whole deal up with 5/8” minus. Do...

    Just fill the whole deal up with 5/8” minus. Do it in two lifts, compacting each thoroughly…


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    Yeah - Real saffron. My method. I’m sure...

    Yeah - Real saffron.

    My method. I’m sure someone from Valencia would tell me I’m wrong… but it works.
    - I premake sofrito by browning a big batch of onions, shallots, leaks, garlic, peppers, etc....
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    Shift the radiator or get a shorter one. ...

    Shift the radiator or get a shorter one.


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    Just googled that new Fox clamp. FINALLY someone...

    Just googled that new Fox clamp. FINALLY someone actually improves that connection….


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    Climate Change

    On a somewhat serious note regarding sending nuclear waste to space…

    I’m not smart enough to know if it’s safer to bury nuclear waste in the desert or strap it to a rocket….

    I’m not smart...
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    This is it. Homosapien 2.0 pollutes a planet...

    This is it. Homosapien 2.0 pollutes a planet PRIOR to colonization.


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    If I we’re you I’d just get whatever Industry9...

    If I we’re you I’d just get whatever Industry9 prebuilt has 1/1 hubs or DTSwiss prebuilt has 350 hubs…


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    Are you using concrete or self leveling? I’m...

    Are you using concrete or self leveling? I’m confused.


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    Gravel/Bikepack nerds enter...

    Any opinions on the Fezzari Shafer?

    I’m looking for a do it all dropbar bike. It has been a long time since I’ve owned something with curlybars…. The use case would be ~40mile road rides and quick...
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    Bought a Echo small gasser with the vac function....

    Bought a Echo small gasser with the vac function. Vac works well enough todo a quick sidewalk clear after work. I have a massive maple that takes probably 4 hours to blow, rake, bag, haul… I usually...
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    Yup. I do mine on the grill. It’s cheating…...

    Yup. I do mine on the grill.

    It’s cheating… but you can close the lid to promote some more even cookery.


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    Paella again! This time with rockfish and spot...

    Paella again! This time with rockfish and spot prawns.

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  34. Thanks for posting that article. Question long...

    Thanks for posting that article.

    Question long time i90 travelers…

    Prior to the completion of the Avy bridges in that Keechelus zone… How often did the highway actually get buried in a slide?...
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    On a full AXS / Flight Attendant build you would...

    On a full AXS / Flight Attendant build you would have to charge 7 batteries?
    - RD
    - Post
    - LHS
    - RHS
    - Fork
    - Shock
    - Crank Sensor?

    Do they make a single charger that you can put that all...
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    Ahhhh…. The age old Debate…. I don’t like the...

    Ahhhh…. The age old Debate….

    I don’t like the phrasing of the rule: “Uphill gets right-of-way” or “downhill yields”.

    It should be changed to say “uphill rider determines who yields”

    There...
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    John Stewart is back!

    Apple TV. Single topic episodes. First one was pretty powerful…

    https://youtu.be/H7PgaHnup3o


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    2nd. I’ve used this recipe before… it works. It’s...

    2nd. I’ve used this recipe before… it works. It’s 90% there….. It’s not possible to get perfect char siu (or Peking duck) without hanging the meat in one of those Cantonese style vertical ovens…

    ...
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    I’ve been trying to figure out what issue the...

    I’ve been trying to figure out what issue the push button start solved…. because it sure created a bunch of other issues.


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    Why not bibs? Sent from my iPhone using TGR...

    Why not bibs?


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    Lagunitas Hop Water - a NA seltzer with hop...

    Lagunitas Hop Water - a NA seltzer with hop flavoring. Not a NA beer. Super tasty.


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    What’s my bike worth?

    Maybe. I just got $2200 for a 2013 V1 Bronson with a GX build and Light bicycle wheels. Yours is a nicer build and newer but similar era design…

    You could definitely get $2500….


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    I dunno… Riding a mellow flow trail or BMX track...

    I dunno… Riding a mellow flow trail or BMX track on “off-road” inline skates looks like a lot of fun


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  44. Thread: Trucks.

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    That’s a nice way to describe the people that put...

    That’s a nice way to describe the people that put the work in place that allows you to get a paycheck. WTF.


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    On the other hand… The Mountaineering Club (no...

    On the other hand… The Mountaineering Club (no relation) - the rooftop bar in U District is worth a stop if you’re in the neighborhood.


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  46. I’m 6’-2” built like an Orangutan… 6’4” wingspan,...

    I’m 6’-2” built like an Orangutan… 6’4” wingspan, 32” inseam….

    I ride an XL for most frames…

    Go test ride. Best part of buying a new bike is test riding all the offerings.


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    Years ago my buddy had mid-90s Jeep GC… one of...

    Years ago my buddy had mid-90s Jeep GC… one of the first cars with an MTE number displayed. The light would turn on and it would say “30 Miles”, then 10 miles later it would display “20”, then “10”,...
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    I’m on a Prime V3. It pedals efficiently. Not...

    I’m on a Prime V3. It pedals efficiently. Not “peppy” or “hover-bikey” like a lighter carbon dual link bike…. But it just cranks along efficiently. I feel like it takes me longer to get to the top vs...
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    Thanks! You seem to always have the insight…. ...

    Thanks! You seem to always have the insight….


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    PNW Trip Late March/Early April?

    March is still pretty rainy here. April is the beginning of the swing towards sunshine, but still rainy… July 4th is traditionally the “last day of rain”…

    If youre prepared - pants, jacket, a way...
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