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    I earn 6 weeks of PTO per year. That which I...

    I earn 6 weeks of PTO per year. That which I donít take I get paid out when I leave. If I run too close to the PTO cap (where I might start to lose it) Iím strongly encouraged to take some time off...
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    We should have told you about the cheap security...

    We should have told you about the cheap security cam first so these events were properly recorded. Both. But I think Iíd rather see the cat run while shitting and getting soaked.
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    Oh get the fuck outta here. Youíre so fucking...

    Oh get the fuck outta here. Youíre so fucking obtuse. I bet youíre this obtuse with your clients too, which is why theyíre blowing you the fuck up all the time. Did anything I quoted in fastfredís...
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    Wait. What?

    Wait. What?
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    To Vaccinate or Not---The Rat Flu Odyssey Continues

    Agreed, mostly. If anything itís a good business decision to promote sick leave programs. There is, however, a strong capitalist bent to the ďI go to work even when I feel like shitĒ pride that so...
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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    But donít you realize the pressure theyíre under? It took decades of schooling while living in squalor to now hold the power of life and death in their hands. People die on their table! Plus...
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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    Hold on here. This is super fucking disingenuous. The conversation flow:

    General: Damn, sure sucks that some contractors canít keep a schedule and communicate. Wish they would.

    Contractors:...
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    Feels really damp. Moist, even. I think thatís...

    Feels really damp. Moist, even.

    I think thatís like the third time that castle house has graced this thread/TGR. Guyís been trying to sell it forever.
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    To Vaccinate or Not---The Rat Flu Odyssey Continues

    Iím not saying your employer isnít rad, but the FFCRA mandated sick leave for COVID quarantine (up to 80 hours at full rate of pay) and sick leave to care for somebody due to illness or childcare...
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    Sure. Contractors are a whiney shit-stirring lot,...

    Sure. Contractors are a whiney shit-stirring lot, generally, IME. Want to hear them REALLY bitch? Donít invite them to bid for one of those jobs theyíd bitch about having to write a bid for. Good god...
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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    Adorable. You think the customers are only terrible to you? You think people are relaxed about their money? You wouldnít last a week in our contact center. Youíd quit and go do something better. Like...
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    Generally, we lack perspective. You arenít a...

    Generally, we lack perspective. You arenít a special unique snowflake who has it harder than everybody else. I genuinely feel sorry for the guys (and gals) who break their bodies with repetitive and...
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    Well sure, though I donít care how they swing,...

    Well sure, though I donít care how they swing, until major decisions are made that abandon all logic and are actually lauded for their illogicÖ. Thatís annoying.
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    Religious folk annoy me. Rounds of interviews....

    Religious folk annoy me. Rounds of interviews. Made an offer that was agreed acceptable by all. Salary, relocation package, etc. Got turned down at last minute because god wanted her to be in the...
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    Well hold on. I would go ski some chute in...

    Well hold on. I would go ski some chute in Vermont or wherever for $10k. Everything has a price.

    But the thing is, Iíd be more likely to go ski with him for fun than for $1k, but that isnít what...
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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    Agreed. Everything has a price.



    Youíll only manage it if you prioritize it. Like fastfred said, it depends on what game youíre playing. If youíre playing the long game you worry about your...
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    There was a brief period of time in Feb that the money supply increased at a 40% yoy rate. I donít believe that was sustained such that actual money supply increased by 40%. Splashy stat and all,...
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    ️snow tire recommendations

    Just got some blizzaks. Probably could have gotten another season out of my x-ice, but probably not two, and Iím planning on at least two more seasons with this car. X-ice were ok. Iíd call them a...
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    I dunnoÖ. For a commercial loan Iíd say thatís in...

    I dunnoÖ. For a commercial loan Iíd say thatís in the ballpark. Depends on region and a lot else, obviously, but around here 3.5% would be rock bottom and 4.5% wouldnít be atypical at all.
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    How much with bindings?

    How much with bindings?
  21. Fatherhood anonymous; an open discussion on being a dad.

    Sure. I get that. Agreed with ZZZ that if you have to say it, you probably arenít making much of an impression there. And Iím all about bringing that alpha male energy when I need to. But my threat...
  22. Fatherhood anonymous; an open discussion on being a dad.

    Maybe. Iím not really meaning to jump on my high horse over here. ButÖ.. maybe if your cockblocking has to involve threats of violence or death toward somebody elseís child youíre doing it wrong.
    ...
  23. Fatherhood anonymous; an open discussion on being a dad.

    Really?

    This lives in the same place for me. Iím not sure I have ever told somebody I would punch them in the face, especially my mom. Iíve told her to stop doing things, sure, butÖ.threatening...
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    Iím confused why you take the time to engage on...

    Iím confused why you take the time to engage on these topics. I kind of understand the ones around sex and gender; those are your mountains and we all get that. But hereÖ. Itís not quite trolling but...
  25. Fatherhood anonymous; an open discussion on being a dad.

    The ďdad cleaning his guns at homeĒ trope is one I never quite understood.
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    Seeing as kids canít really make their own...

    Seeing as kids canít really make their own decisions on the topic, and given just how dumb so many parents are on topics ranging from vaccinations to education to religion, Iíd have to agree with...
  27. Wiggins got the V. Iíd like to see something...

    Wiggins got the V.

    Iíd like to see something happen with the roster. I like the old W core, but itís aging and it feels like it might be a little painful. Not sure that group is capable anymore...
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    To Vaccinate or Not---The Rat Flu Odyssey Continues

    This creates an entire data collection and monitoring process that is, at best, challenging and expensive. Coupled with the ďgreat resignationĒ it creates a significant burden overnight, depending on...
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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    Theyíre called snow brakes or snow guards. They rely on waterproofing (gaskets) around the penetration. There are worse DIY jobsÖ.

    Around here there are plenty of businesses who skip the snow...
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    196 Protest w P18 and P18s

    Whyturn is a precious ninnymuggins. NTTAWWT.

    TemptingÖ. But Iíve thrown all in on orangeÖ.

    Also, azzure is the kind of seller I can get behind. Kudos to all.
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    Shit that annoys you

    That sucks. What so many fail to realize is that, the better default and loss can be predicted, the cheaper credit, insurance, etc. can be offered to those who manage their shit AND it can be offered...
  32. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    Better is good. Itís one of those macro things....

    Better is good. Itís one of those macro things. Isnít really about or for you.

    But I guess I wouldnít expect you to get that.
  33. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    Big fan of the rain sensing wipers. I get annoyed...

    Big fan of the rain sensing wipers. I get annoyed when Iím driving a car without. Problem in the winterÖ. But otherwise they work fantastic.
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    Schwab just bought some of the investment...

    Schwab just bought some of the investment accounts.
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    I love my wife and all, but Jesus Hercules Christ...

    USAA went south 15 years ago. Itís overpriced and the service isnít great. Why pay extra to get fucked around with when you have an issue?

    Every few years I circle back around to see if theyíve...
  36. Thanks. Thatís what I meant. Just Trolliní. ...

    Thanks. Thatís what I meant.

    Just Trolliní.

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  37. Go Lakers!

    Go Lakers!
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    Yeah, weird scene with Brule last year. They...

    Yeah, weird scene with Brule last year. They always do a good job with early season though. Planning on being there the weekend before.
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    Can confirm. Been there. Good show.

    Can confirm. Been there.

    Good show.
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    The fuck makes you think they arenít already?

    The fuck makes you think they arenít already?
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    Or just change his password.

    Or just change his password.
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    I purchased from TP in Feb (I think). Shipping...

    I purchased from TP in Feb (I think). Shipping was fast, no issues. I didnít require any support, though.
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    Things That Amuse You

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    This amuses me. Apparently there was a problem with human poop in the gas station garbage. So they put up a sign.

    I guess the sign didnít work. Ongoing drama.

    Also at a different...
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    Real Estate Crash thread

    To be clear, itís up nortí. And itís only up nortí if itís further north than the place you live or identify with.

    If you live further north than a place commonly considered up nortí itís a...
  45. Thread: NFL 2021/2022

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    I really like Teddy, just seems like a good guy,...

    I really like Teddy, just seems like a good guy, and wish theyíd kept him around in MN. I hope he does well and can further establish himself as aQB1.
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    Of course, Copper Harbor and Marquette need to be...

    Of course, Copper Harbor and Marquette need to be on your MTB hit list. Along with Duluth.
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    Itís tough. Take solace that the only way to lose...

    Itís tough. Take solace that the only way to lose in this market, save some kind of pocket listing or diamond in the rough, is to not get out bid.

    Now pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and go...
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    https://youtu.be/b1eMAFWXZ4Q

    https://youtu.be/b1eMAFWXZ4Q
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    I really like my Sonos, beam and sub. Itís...

    I really like my Sonos, beam and sub. Itís certainly overpriced and the audiophiles probably sneer at it, but it takes a hot minute to set up and sounds good to my ear. Iíll be looking to get a...
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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    Always thought composite needed 12Ē OC joists, though google tells me 16Ē is fine for Trex in a residential application. Iíve heard, though (and seen) that over 12Ē OC will eventually lead to sagging...
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