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    I do wonder why the motorist was pulled over on...

    I do wonder why the motorist was pulled over on the shoulder though. Were they deliberately stirring the pot?
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    The remodel got written up when they did it, the...

    The remodel got written up when they did it, the story goes something like this: they moved from New York in the 2010s and planned to bike everywhere. Then they found out that Portland's bike...
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    In that situation I would usually take the lane...

    In that situation I would usually take the lane with the cars.
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    I used to pass by this one all the time. It's...

    I used to pass by this one all the time. It's cool, but I'd be shocked if they get anywhere near what they're asking: https://www.redfin.com/OR/Portland/1600-SE-Division-St-97202/home/26444125
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    I always just paid $50 to rent a nice gas-powered...

    I always just paid $50 to rent a nice gas-powered one from the Miller Paint store near my house back in PDX, but seems the rental market in Spokane is more like the $100 range. That being the case, I...
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    Fixed it for you. Cyclists are not immune to bad...

    Fixed it for you. Cyclists are not immune to bad decisionmaking, and the rise of by-the-minute e-bike rentals has brought with it a whole new group of users who don't have a good handle on cyclist...
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    Oh yeah, we're in agreement. I was thinking of a...

    Oh yeah, we're in agreement. I was thinking of a bike overtaking a car in front of them while it turns. If a motorist passes a cyclist, they definitely can't / shouldn't immediately slam on the...
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    I don't know the legal fine points about Idaho...

    I don't know the legal fine points about Idaho stops, Oregon phased in ours just before the pandemic, which is when I stopped bike commuting. But if you were stopped and signaling a right turn, it's...
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    I may have told this story here before (probably...

    I may have told this story here before (probably in this thread), but it seems relevant again.

    I was right hooked by a small delivery van in Japan in 1999 while cycle touring. They drive on the...
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    If the cyclist is in a bike lane, it's a lane of...

    If the cyclist is in a bike lane, it's a lane of traffic and someone turning right across the lane must yield to traffic in the lane, same as with two cars. If there are no bike lanes and the cyclist...
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    holy shit, Yahoo is still operating a search...

    holy shit, Yahoo is still operating a search engine?
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    Hell, i think a majority of voters are mad that...

    Hell, i think a majority of voters are mad that we decriminalized drugs. I wouldn't be surprised to see that reversed in the next few years.
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    Bellingham solution: put a return in the floor...

    Bellingham solution: put a return in the floor upstairs that connects directly to a ceiling return downstairs: two big grates with 10" of duct connecting them. We saw a house in Bellingham where that...
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    that's good work, but the fascinating story told...

    that's good work, but the fascinating story told on the first page about Nazi midgets in Colorado has not yet hit the first page of results on *ahem* certain other search providers for the term "Nazi...
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    If you're worried about power, just do an initial...

    If you're worried about power, just do an initial pass or passes at a shallower depth, right?
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    I'm sorry to hear that OG. It sounds like she had...

    I'm sorry to hear that OG. It sounds like she had a good life with you right to the end. Godspeed to your girl.
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    Relevant to my interests, thanks!

    Relevant to my interests, thanks!
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    I had that exact same issue. The shut off valve...

    I had that exact same issue. The shut off valve was only about 10 years old, but the rubber seals inside fell apart and pieces of it clogged the dishwasher fill valve. In my case, that shut off valve...
  19. Thread: Mega jillions

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    Yeah, thanks for organizing! We'll get 'em next...

    Yeah, thanks for organizing! We'll get 'em next time.
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    Hey, if you can't appreciate the aesthetic...

    Hey, if you can't appreciate the aesthetic perfection of an '81 Eagle wagon, I'm afraid I can't help you. I have the soul of an artist and couldn't be content with a Lambo or some plebian shit like...
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    Buy an AMC Eagle, get it restored/restomodded by...

    Buy an AMC Eagle, get it restored/restomodded by these guys: https://www.icon4x4.com/
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    In for $2. After we win, are we all going to buy...

    In for $2. After we win, are we all going to buy our own places at the Yellowstone Club, or should we buy one huge lodge that we can share?
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    That lead cyclist passed way too close to the...

    That lead cyclist passed way too close to the roo. I'd be pissed off too.
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    "Unfortunately there are squatters on the...

    "Unfortunately there are squatters on the property and seller does not have resources to remove them and is willing to negotiate the price for a buyer to take the risk of closing."

    $330k
    ...
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    :D Nah man, I only deliver wings. It was too hard...

    :D Nah man, I only deliver wings. It was too hard to compete with Domino's.

    Also, "snowboard"? Now that's a low blow. I'll have you know it's "snowboards", thank you very much.
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    Aww, XXX-er was just saying that he has no beef...

    Aww, XXX-er was just saying that he has no beef with being gay, just with snowboarding. It's OK, we knuckle draggers just need our own Stonewall moment.

    And TBH, most snowboarders don't even want...
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    Oh, thanks for mentioning that -- I'll take the...

    Oh, thanks for mentioning that -- I'll take the skins in the car.
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    Heh, there's a splitboard in there, so that...

    Heh, there's a splitboard in there, so that counts, right?


    More info: I have a friend who's been making/selling boards as a one-man operation for about five years. I asked him the question above...
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    Oh, the right answer was "search, jong" ...

    Oh, the right answer was "search, jong"

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/207991-Hot-box-temp

    sounds like I should put some wax on them first so they get a multi-day hotbox
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    Safe temp for board transport/storage?

    I'm moving from Portland to Spokane (technically, I moved already, but haven't brought all the stuff is here yet). All the snowboards are going in a Upak trailer which will be delivered to Spokane,...
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    Despite my deep hatred for the Air BnB that was...

    Despite my deep hatred for the Air BnB that was next door to me in Portland, I have to say that place would be a great STR. How much money and/or time do you need to have to build around a live tree...
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    I feel like this really gets at the heart of...

    I feel like this really gets at the heart of things :biggrin:
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    "We should xxx" means "I'd like you to xxx". But...

    "We should xxx" means "I'd like you to xxx". But if I suggest that saying "I'd like you to xxx" would reduce misunderstandings, I'm the bad guy.
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    Looks like it needs Weight Watchers. On the plus...

    Looks like it needs Weight Watchers. On the plus side, you could dress it up as the Death Star on Halloween
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    Is he under any restrictions along the lines of...

    Is he under any restrictions along the lines of "can't live within 1/4 mile of a school"? If so, maybe you can get together with the neighbors and open a day care / Montessori school etc.
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    Is that comment really so edgy you needed to set...

    Is that comment really so edgy you needed to set up an alt for it?
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    Thank you, this is relevant to my interests

    Thank you, this is relevant to my interests
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    You're not wrong, but if a 10k person homeless...

    You're not wrong, but if a 10k person homeless shelter was going to be built in my neighborhood, I'd fall into the NIMBY camp too. Building it in Beverly Hills is a pretty good idea.
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    Maybe they did the math on how many years they...

    Maybe they did the math on how many years they have left before it's underwater during big storms. Looks like it's about 10 feet above sea level.
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    6.5 bathrooms is plenty as long as they add the...

    6.5 bathrooms is plenty as long as they add the jetty
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    What's up with m-series jongs? I mean, why start...

    What's up with m-series jongs? I mean, why start with 'm', there's no default handle assigned or anything, is there?
  42. Thread: Dreams

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    Ooh, super lurker? I'll play. I had a dream that...

    Ooh, super lurker? I'll play. I had a dream that one day I would live in a nation where people would not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.

    Funny, right?
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    Make sure your 7-year old RAM is compatible with...

    Make sure your 7-year old RAM is compatible with your new mobo if you want to reuse it.

    I don't think there's any reason to build your own nowadays unless that's part of the fun for you. It's...
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    hahaha, it's like they were trying to hide it....

    hahaha, it's like they were trying to hide it. How'd you find it?
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    Thanks! I did a full walk around the house and...

    Thanks! I did a full walk around the house and don't see a sensor anywhere. Might have to look under the back porch, which seems crazy to me but ??? I'll look into calibrating too. The thermometer...
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    Good thought, I'll check. Pretty sure the furnace...

    Good thought, I'll check. Pretty sure the furnace exhausts on the other side of the house from the heat pump and I haven't looked over there yet. Honeywell said this thermostat could use a wired or...
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    Anyone have an external temp sensor for your...

    Anyone have an external temp sensor for your thermostat / heat pump combo? Where's it installed? Mine is giving wacky readings (113 when it was maybe low 80s outside). Never noticed it before today;...
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    I'm surprised people down there still have pools...

    I'm surprised people down there still have pools and lawns; my aunt and uncle in the Bay Area filled in their pool due to water restrictions.
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    Grocery pickup. Someone else is going to spend an...

    Grocery pickup. Someone else is going to spend an hour putting together my order and it doesn't cost me anything? Sign me up!
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    I remember the days when it was a fire hazard if...

    I remember the days when it was a fire hazard if your bike headlight accidentally turned on in your bag
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