Search:

Type: Posts; User: old goat

Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.57 seconds.

  1. Replies
    345
    Views
    22,174

    There was some poor woman years back who...

    There was some poor woman years back who overhydrated/undersalted during the Hawaii Ironman and got to have seizures and shit herself on TV for a couple of days.
  2. Replies
    250
    Views
    12,739

    Sorry-Truckee Roundhouse. A maker space with a...

    Sorry-Truckee Roundhouse. A maker space with a wood shop, metal shop, pottery shop, and sewing+tech shop. I volunteer in the wood shop. Nonprofit, open to anyone who buys a membership and a lot of...
  3. Replies
    15,717
    Views
    1,795,610

    I signed up for a booster today online with CVS. ...

    I signed up for a booster today online with CVS. I had to enter date of my last shot and DOB before I could book. But I have no doubt that anyone who wants a booster can get one if they are willing...
  4. Replies
    250
    Views
    12,739

    As a very full of myself 4th year med student on...

    As a very full of myself 4th year med student on an anesthesia rotation I was asked to fill in for a nurse anesthetist on a case. The patient was on the table. The surgeons were ready to go and...
  5. Replies
    250
    Views
    12,739

    How can having an actor check a gun to be sure...

    How can having an actor check a gun to be sure it's unloaded be more dangerous than not checking? Please explain. We're not talking about the actor being the only one responsible for checking. ...
  6. Replies
    99
    Views
    6,302

    After that fire boat put the fire out they crew...

    After that fire boat put the fire out they crew boarded the container ship to do some xmas shopping.
  7. Replies
    464
    Views
    27,702

    When were you there? Since they went on the...

    When were you there? Since they went on the American dollar as their currency prices are American--at least in Guayaquil, Quito, and (as you say) Galapagos. And the people--even the ones with "good"...
  8. Replies
    345
    Views
    22,174

    When they call you to renew your extended...

    When they call you to renew your extended warranty, do you think they'll report it to the authorities or will they just hang up and call the next sucker?
  9. Replies
    250
    Views
    12,739

    I would agree, with some exceptions. For breaking...

    I would agree, with some exceptions. For breaking news stories of events like school shootings, yes, anonymous sources are unreliable (as are many named sources). For investigative type stories, like...
  10. The last time I saw this much precip in October...

    The last time I saw this much precip in October was October 1976.
  11. Replies
    250
    Views
    12,739

    Every thread seems to be turning into conspiracy...

    Every thread seems to be turning into conspiracy theories lately. Hanlon's razor.
  12. Replies
    345
    Views
    22,174

    Unwitnessed deaths by heat stroke are usualy...

    Unwitnessed deaths by heat stroke are usualy diagnoses of exclusion, although sometimes there may be supportive evidence on autopsy....
  13. Replies
    2,318
    Views
    540,531

    I got a text from Sac County emergency services...

    I got a text from Sac County emergency services to take shelter before 2P because of heavy rain. Puzzled me at first until I realized it was meant for homeless people. Not that amusing I guess.
  14. I feel the same way about flagging as I do about...

    I feel the same way about flagging as I do about people who build cairns all over the place. Every year multiple trails around Tahoe are festooned with various colors of flagging for various...
  15. Replies
    464
    Views
    27,702

    Not all docs living in their trucks--just the...

    Not all docs living in their trucks--just the young ones who didn't buy houses 30 years ago. (That was the Jurassic wasn't it.) You guys may be kidding but at the peak of my income I could never...
  16. Replies
    653
    Views
    64,862

    That's how my mom did the brisket--with onions...

    That's how my mom did the brisket--with onions and also with potatoes. The potatoes would only be partly submerged so they would be soft on the bottom and crispy on top. I should try sometime but I...
  17. Replies
    12
    Views
    767

    They have pacemakers that you program for various...

    They have pacemakers that you program for various activities--like sex. The male version goes from 60 to 120 and back to 60 in 3 minutes. The female version stays at 60.
  18. Do you need a hanky?

    Do you need a hanky?
  19. Replies
    50
    Views
    3,618

    If you want to wear a mask where none is required...

    If you want to wear a mask where none is required knock yourself out but don't be making your own rules for other people. We pay people to do that--preferably public health type folks. Life is a lot...
  20. Replies
    35,718
    Views
    2,921,600

    Whatever it is they're teaching your kids it's...

    Whatever it is they're teaching your kids it's not critical race theory. The point of CRT is that racism is built into the structure of our society and is not dependent on individual racist acts by...
  21. Replies
    464
    Views
    27,702

    Around here doctors and bankers live in the back...

    Around here doctors and bankers live in the back of pickup trucks. Only real estate agents can afford houses.
  22. Replies
    50
    Views
    3,618

    The best thing about the pandemic is that they...

    The best thing about the pandemic is that they ran Squaw One express (now name Wa She Shu) every day as an open alternative to the closed Funitel and Tram. Normally only runs on weekends, if that....
  23. Manky makes me cranky

    Manky makes me cranky
  24. Hmm, that is disturbing.

    Hmm, that is disturbing.
  25. Replies
    12
    Views
    767

    If it makes you feel better--it probably...

    If it makes you feel better--it probably won't--people who take their medicine as directed are in the minority. Personally, I'm in the majority re one drug.


    Not so bad dying early. Not so good...
  26. Replies
    4,876
    Views
    596,219

    Overreacted is not the word I would use. ...

    Overreacted is not the word I would use. Assaulted an innocent citizen. Lost their shit in a completely non-threatening situation. Broke the law--twice. And yeah, calling out the cops when they...
  27. Replies
    1,421
    Views
    89,272

    Writing a screenplay.

    Writing a screenplay.
  28. Replies
    35,718
    Views
    2,921,600

    CRT freaks people out because certain politicians...

    CRT freaks people out because certain politicians want to use it to freak people out, just like the decided to make "right to life" an issue in the 70's. It's a wedge issue the actual facts of which...
  29. Replies
    15,717
    Views
    1,795,610

    The debate about the size of covid containing...

    The debate about the size of covid containing particles has huge relevance for getting past the pandemic. It's the difference between masks helping and not helping, it predicts how long viruses...
  30. Replies
    464
    Views
    27,702

    I think that's the electrician or the mechanic,...

    I think that's the electrician or the mechanic, not the mechatronics guy. (I was stuck on a chair in a pretty good storm for a good 45 minutes near the top and feeling pretty sorry for myself until...
  31. Replies
    1,203
    Views
    286,727

    Not experiment but I leave it in the fridge 24-72...

    Not experiment but I leave it in the fridge 24-72 hours or so, based more on when I feel like making dough and when I feel like making pizza. I can't say I notice any difference between 1 and 3 days...
  32. It's not that easy to find the new thread if you...

    It's not that easy to find the new thread if you didn't catch the announcement when you first started it. Which is fine--only the cool kids will participate.
  33. Replies
    50
    Views
    3,618

    In other words, you're an admitted troll.

    In other words, you're an admitted troll.
  34. Replies
    345
    Views
    22,174

    There is a map of their route in this article...

    There is a map of their route in this article https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/10/21/map-familys-route-before-they-were-found-dead-on-california-trail/

    You don't have to be dehydrated to die of...
  35. Replies
    345
    Views
    22,174

    Dehydration by sweating loses water and salt,...

    Dehydration by sweating loses water and salt, folks drink tons of water but don't get any salt--low sodium in the blood is bad for the brain.


    That is what the was reported in the news article I...
  36. Replies
    653
    Views
    64,862

    Braised. We call it braised, not boiled. (My...

    Braised. We call it braised, not boiled. (My mother made a very tasty braised brisket although these days I prefer it smoked.)
  37. Replies
    35,718
    Views
    2,921,600

    And this is why we need CRT. ^^^^

    And this is why we need CRT. ^^^^
  38. Replies
    653
    Views
    64,862

    Speaking of which--duck breasts. ATK says score...

    Speaking of which--duck breasts. ATK says score the skin and saute very slowly to render the fat and crisp the skin, then finish on the other side. When I do this the fat isn't completely rendered...
  39. Replies
    36,748
    Views
    5,450,322

    Why consult a doctor. Can't you just pick it up...

    Why consult a doctor. Can't you just pick it up at the feed store?
  40. Thread: Wildfire 2021

    by old goat
    Replies
    1,046
    Views
    144,974

    Hansen bashing has been heavy in the mainstream...

    Hansen bashing has been heavy in the mainstream press lately. I just wish they wouldn't label him and his pals as "environmentalists".
  41. Replies
    464
    Views
    27,702

    A few years ago the ski areas were pulling guys...

    A few years ago the ski areas were pulling guys out of the mechatronics finals at Sierra College in Truckee to maintain lifts. I assume the demand is still there. Lifts aren't getting any simpler.
  42. Replies
    45
    Views
    1,565

    No brainer. Although Louie might be a fun guy to...

    No brainer. Although Louie might be a fun guy to have a drink with while you're waiting for Ilsa to show up.
  43. Replies
    15,717
    Views
    1,795,610

    God helps those who help themselves. Isn't that...

    God helps those who help themselves. Isn't that what the religious folks say. No wait--didn't the Christians decide that if you believed in Jesus Christ who died for your sins you could fuck up and...
  44. Replies
    345
    Views
    22,174

    103 day, 2 1/2 qt water bottle for all of them,...

    103 day, 2 1/2 qt water bottle for all of them, including the dog. I assume they were on their way back to the trailhead after a long hike.
    I used to hike in temps like that in AZ--I would drink 4...
  45. Replies
    653
    Views
    64,862

    Jacques Pepin probably has a big ass burner that...

    Jacques Pepin probably has a big ass burner that heats all the way to the edge of the pan so it heats evenly.
    One thing I learned about frying in a cold dry cast iron pan is to not touch the meat...
  46. Replies
    10,626
    Views
    2,310,742

    I'd recommend sticking with the Bogner.

    I'd recommend sticking with the Bogner.
  47. Replies
    1,421
    Views
    89,272

    Please tell me that the remains are Laundrie's...

    Please tell me that the remains are Laundrie's and the cause of death is alligator.
  48. Replies
    1,670
    Views
    290,832

    That works most places but not in Truckee...

    That works most places but not in Truckee (besides the fact that the USPS here doesn't deliver mail to porches). We can't even redirect first class mail. At our cluster box the carrier put up a...
  49. Replies
    653
    Views
    64,862

    The longer you preheat the cast iron the...

    The longer you preheat the cast iron the better--I usually start preheating will I'm still prepping. 10 minutes or more, and at the same temp setting you'll be cooking at. It's still hotter in the...
  50. Replies
    2,318
    Views
    540,531

    Walking around Sacramento and all of the sudden...

    Walking around Sacramento and all of the sudden dog skeletons are everywhere, as well as various tableaux of human skeletons doing various stuff. The best one we saw was a bunch of skeletal...
Results 1 to 50 of 300
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4