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    https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/q86...

    https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/q86/p960x960/19025358_10105466210612078_9148233946590073273_o.jpg?oh=838d89b06412232625dcb0fb4bdbfd6a&oe=59E8A405

    Went with the behemoth. Got my...
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    WTB: 8 wt reel

    Anyone looking to unload an 8 wt reel?

    Looking to spend 200 to 300.

    Needs to be able to right hand retrieve.
  3. Thread: Gifs Only

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    Pretty sure that's AVE - the most hilarious...

    Pretty sure that's AVE - the most hilarious youtube channel there is.
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    I've seen a few pretty good looking wood look...

    I've seen a few pretty good looking wood look ceramic tiles (fooled me for a bit, anyways). They're cold, but most people are walking on a bath mat in their bathroom anyways.

    Fuck vinyl plank.
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    Truckee Area Fishing / Guides

    Any good recommendations for early July? Heading that way(ish) for my sister-in-laws graduation and need an excuse to get away from the in-laws for a day.

    Never fished west of Montana so I don't...
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    I like caffe vita's coffee the most out of the...

    I like caffe vita's coffee the most out of the several I've been to in downtown. They have several shops.

    I'll fourth or whatever Elysian.

    Not sure on anything else, but I can say that...
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    Happier than a dead pig with his head stuck under...

    Happier than a dead pig with his head stuck under a gate.
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    This. And don't pay it till the final punch list...

    This. And don't pay it till the final punch list items are resolved. A C/O isn't any sort of guarantee your contractor will finish his full duties, so wait till he fixes that last wall gouge / un...
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    Garda and its environs is my favorite Italian...

    Garda and its environs is my favorite Italian area. Simple culture and super nice people. Really enjoyed the time I spent there, excepting an extremely hungover fairy across the lake. Nice trip.
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    The pre-retirement years. I'm having to make...

    The pre-retirement years.

    I'm having to make this decision if that isn't obvious enough. Doing satisfying work, mostly the way I would want to, and making very good money, except that the...
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    I started a similar thread and searched the title...

    I started a similar thread and searched the title and found this one. Close enough.

    My question is this:

    How many years would it be worth shaving off your "required" work life to stay...
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    No.

    No.
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    I caught this a few years back when I was laid up...

    I caught this a few years back when I was laid up healing from ankle surgery and completely agree with this review. I thought the tropiness of it was pretty fitting even.
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    I can never decide whether to leave some long...

    I can never decide whether to leave some long voicemail explaining a problem or just say "It's me, call me back." So I usually get half the problem out and finish by telling them to call me. I am the...
  15. Thread: Architecture

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    Holy balls. I built the doors and some of the...

    Holy balls. I built the doors and some of the finish work on a 20,000 sq ft beast in Midland Texas. It was a spanish mission nightmare. The guy bought up half a cul-de-sac and built his house around...
  16. Thread: Architecture

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    Generally, contractors and architects alike want...

    Generally, contractors and architects alike want dimensions. It's quicker, easier, dumber. There can be a big significance to an inch which is extremely easy to scale incorrectly off a plan. The...
  17. Thread: Architecture

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    That's actually more common than I figured it...

    That's actually more common than I figured it would be. Almost all of our consultants redraw based on dimensions we provide our plans. It's silly because we're very careful to actually draw real...
  18. Thread: Architecture

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    Of course. I guess my point is I've worked off...

    Of course. I guess my point is I've worked off architectural drawings to build enough houses and remodels that I pretty well have seen the average quality of "design" that gets done for an average...
  19. Thread: Architecture

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    I do DB MEP all the time on small jobs (under a...

    I do DB MEP all the time on small jobs (under a million) but a 300M hospital would not be one of them. To each his own I guess. Don't say much about stairs though, I did CA on a joint venture job...
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    Well no wonder its a cluster fuck, if I'm reading...

    Well no wonder its a cluster fuck, if I'm reading you right, you expect full design docs after you take on liability for 80% of the construction details?
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    Lop off a '0' from that number and his staffing...

    Lop off a '0' from that number and his staffing is right. But knowing the average big AE firms out there, I wouldn't be shocked if they had some mental arithmetic that could make 3 people somehow...
  22. Thread: Architecture

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    I finished my grad work, dicked around a few...

    I finished my grad work, dicked around a few years and then built a few houses and the related finish carpentry and millwork before I took a serious architecture gig. I'm one test from having my...
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    Structural guys seem to be more competent in my...

    Structural guys seem to be more competent in my experience (if a pain in the ass). It's the MEP guys who are space cadets.

    The income to education / liability ratio for architects is pretty...
  24. Thread: Architecture

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    Because being an architect is like going to a 20...

    Because being an architect is like going to a 20 year long funeral for your life's dreams.
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    It's cheaper to cover concrete block with studs...

    It's cheaper to cover concrete block with studs and drywall than to pay people to plaster it (In the states anyways).


    Used to - houses had 3/4" ship lap siding interior with only a 1/4" gyp bd...
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    I saw Buddy Guy two years ago. I'm 28, and...

    I saw Buddy Guy two years ago. I'm 28, and haven't fathered anything that I'm aware of.
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    Labor and materials profits are razor slim...

    Labor and materials profits are razor slim margins here, notably in commercial construction but sometimes in residential as well. There is a contractor willing do make almost nothing to do just about...
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    I've been in the same situation but it hit me...

    I've been in the same situation but it hit me while rapping (ropes, not gangsta) the first time after I broke my ankle in a climbing fall. Not pleasant. Hasn't happened again though, and I have no...
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    There should be a button next to the headphone...

    There should be a button next to the headphone jack in the seats that allows the flight members to unlock the cockpit door if say 70% of them push it within a 60 second window. You theoretically...
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    I like it, I'll try this first. Thanks.

    I like it, I'll try this first. Thanks.
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    Fixing helmet fit.

    I have a funny shaped head. Helmets are hard to find for me. After the harness on my old giro finally shit the bed I found one that is oh so close to fitting perfectly and I like it and since my LBS...
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    This is a bro-brah starva. I can't imagine...

    This is a bro-brah starva. I can't imagine anything worse. Except your theme song. You know people will die over this sort of douchery right?
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    I've got a JBL Flip 2. It's bluetooth, has a...

    I've got a JBL Flip 2. It's bluetooth, has a headphone jack input, USB rechargable (with a wall plug too), and puts out pretty damn loud and good sound for 80 bucks. Also works as a speaker phone...
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    I spent a few weeks down there in October last...

    I spent a few weeks down there in October last year. I saw one car get broken into and a car wreck that involved three vehicles, one an ambulance, all trying to pass each other on the two lane road...
  35. Who put's dog food in the fridge?

    Who put's dog food in the fridge?
  36. I rented a compact car from a lady who spoke no...

    I rented a compact car from a lady who spoke no english (and I little spanish) to cruise around southern Chile in with my wife on our honeymoon. We decided we needed to go to the beach, which in...
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    If you close all doors and vents you can end up...

    If you close all doors and vents you can end up with some moisture problems depending on ventilation. Make sure you let them air out every day at least. Mold problems are worse than high energy bills.
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    Your best bet for pre-made and high quality is to...

    Your best bet for pre-made and high quality is to find a real mexican grocery store and buy their in-house stuff. Our super mercado has 6 different salsas including guacamole that are both cheaper...
  39. Exactly. It's kind of a huge part of being a kid...

    Exactly. It's kind of a huge part of being a kid - learning who to trust and who not to.

    Mostly unrelated:
    Once, I was riding my sister's bright pink mountain bike since I had trashed mine...
  40. So if it's an aggregator then at some level it's...

    So if it's an aggregator then at some level it's just a mirror of what's actually being written. It's an indicator of cultural flotsam that the internet makes entirely too easy to find. What's more...
  41. Ah come on. The next bolt is never far in most...

    Ah come on. The next bolt is never far in most modern sport routes. Especially if you're the hardcore pre-hung draw climber. The only head game involved in "sport" climbing is on slab routes, which...
  42. I hauled everyone I love up to the middle of...

    I hauled everyone I love up to the middle of no-where Utah, setup a camp site for them all, made them dinner, and got hitched. It was a lot of work, but totally worth it. Most everything was done by...
  43. Raising the uppers will probably be the most...

    Raising the uppers will probably be the most painless solution. Put up a photo of the cabinets and I can probably tell just how big a pain it will be. Inside near the top of the cabinets, outside...
  44. Thread: Bored In USA.

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    Bored In USA.

    Just a little.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIFrG_6fySg

    This could have gone anywhere - so it went nowhere.
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    In my opinion you have it backwards. You should...

    In my opinion you have it backwards. You should rent the floor sander and let the pro's do the finishing. Sanding is 90% boredom and 10% skill. Finishing is 90% skill 10% substance abuse.
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    Freeze the butter before making the crust. Use a...

    Freeze the butter before making the crust. Use a cheese grater to cut it into easy to mix pieces. Melting fats is bad news for pies and biscuits.
  47. ^Expensive. But check out Hannover pavers or...

    ^Expensive. But check out Hannover pavers or American hydrotech if you want to spend that kind of coin. Those are systems I've used on commercial jobs and are quality.

    If it were me I'd try to...
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    Double post
  49. This is almost how an all water system used for...

    This is almost how an all water system used for larger building heating and cooling works, except they use the expansion cycle for cooling instead of basically "wasting" that energy (equivalent to a...
  50. Being off the grid means you should make some...

    Being off the grid means you should make some super cool DIY reheat system for supply air coming through a vent of some sort or another. I'm thinking some kind of Swedish hot tub design where when...
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