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  1. I'm thinking back to Avatar here. Watched it...

    I'm thinking back to Avatar here. Watched it recently at home with the kids on the 75" and it was meh. I remembered seeing it in IMAX back in the day and it was mindblowing.
  2. Total for Sacramento is in, 5.44" in 24 hours....

    Total for Sacramento is in, 5.44" in 24 hours. Wettest day since they started keeping records in 1877.
  3. Cap Public Radio reported as of 8 pm, Sacramento...

    Cap Public Radio reported as of 8 pm, Sacramento measured 4.84" of rain for the day, the second most ever for a single day. Record was 5.28" in 24 hours measured back in 1880. I had to pump the pool...
  4. Straight fiction? PgSJ7m1bEHk

    Straight fiction?

    PgSJ7m1bEHk
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    Pixel 4 is dogshit compared to the other...

    Pixel 4 is dogshit compared to the other flagships of that generation. Face unlock works but is annoying in this covid world. No fingerprint reader as an alternate. The fingerprint button on the back...
  6. I've built a temp construction yard or two. If...

    I've built a temp construction yard or two. If you go with road base, make sure to wet it as your spread it out. The magic of road base is with proper moisture content when compacting. It helps the...
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    Mrs. DJSapp used to work in a proper pre-K school...

    Mrs. DJSapp used to work in a proper pre-K school as a teacher and was on her way to assistant principal. The teachers don't get paid much above min wage which is rough enough for the accreditation...
  8. Dirt to fill it up and compact the shit out of...

    Dirt to fill it up and compact the shit out of that; leave the last 2"-3" for gravel so you're not tracking mud all over. Mind how you grade it so it drains in a direction that makes sense. 6-10" of...
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    Not the greatest idea. Dirt and concrete may not...

    Not the greatest idea. Dirt and concrete may not move quite the same (at least around here, the clay swells and shrinks a lot). Either put some pipe insulation around it, or cut a pvc pipe in half...
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    You're likely not wrong here. Why is a 4x4 post...

    You're likely not wrong here. Why is a 4x4 post 8" off a wall? What is the 4x4 doing?
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    I've got a bid to work on. (Sorry, I'm done...

    I've got a bid to work on.

    (Sorry, I'm done now, I swear)
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    I'm done thrunting up the thread if you are.

    I'm done thrunting up the thread if you are.
  13. I haven't pulled the trigger yet. With a 11 year...

    I haven't pulled the trigger yet. With a 11 year old and a 8 year old, spring skiing is where it's at. They don't love storm skiing yet, but staying open until Memorial day on the regular is...
  14. Ugh. Got the bad news email from Sierra @ Tahoe....

    Ugh. Got the bad news email from Sierra @ Tahoe. If you hold on, you can ride everything this year and next, and they'll give you $50 back on your already cheap pass. Reading between the lines, I'm...
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    I got some old gear I could donate to this. ...

    I got some old gear I could donate to this.



    I'm in for some good old cash too. Splat shouldn't have to sell off ski gear. Not while this community exists.
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    But those bankers might get bloody noses from the...

    But those bankers might get bloody noses from the coke rails at their hosted 3 martini lunch! What about that?

    Our projects are always in the best parts of town too. Just this last month we had a...
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    The glue products out there are to help with...

    The glue products out there are to help with shear forces on unroughened surfaces. I've never used concrete glue in a structure because every spec wants a 1/4" roughened surface for bonding...
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    Le-sigh. Story time, it can be done because I've...

    Le-sigh. Story time, it can be done because I've done it.

    So back in 2019 I had a basement with 34 dewatering well pits in it. And by basement I mean underground train station. Each dewatering...
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    Easy to mix yes. Easy to hold that quantity......

    Easy to mix yes. Easy to hold that quantity... no. Rent an electric stand mixer that will hold it all, pour manageable amounts into buckets and spread it. It's $50 well spent
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    I'm half smirking because I'm just stirring the...

    I'm half smirking because I'm just stirring the pot here. I know there are plenty of shitbag contractors out there and we've earned our rep in a lot of ways. Communication is the key to success, on...
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    Just curious, how often do customers blow up in...

    Just curious, how often do customers blow up in your face because they think they can do exactly what you do better/faster/cheaper? There's a whole world of folks out there that are ready to tell...
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    I'm just trying to get across what us contractors...

    I'm just trying to get across what us contractors are a salty lot. The customer wants the world from us. But they don't want to pay that price. They want unlimited free estimates and if we don't like...
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    Rob Zombie went and made a supergroup doing...

    Rob Zombie went and made a supergroup doing boomer covers. So far they've only put out one single, but it's something new.

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    Why you never say no is because every once in a...

    Why you never say no is because every once in a while you'll find someone who says yes to your stupidly high 'Fuck off I'm busy' price. You can't win the lottery if you don't play. This is not unique...
  25. Thread: Hamilton

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    Back from the depths, Hamilton is on tour now. We...

    Back from the depths, Hamilton is on tour now. We caught the last Sacramento show to make up for my daughter's covid birthday and the world being canceled. Great performances from Donald Webber's...
  26. Heh. Same here, and every weekend starts with me...

    Heh. Same here, and every weekend starts with me being pissed off at the Mrs. and kids because they toss their shit all over the garage during the week.
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    Yup. Got my tickets for the show 20 minutes from...

    Yup. Got my tickets for the show 20 minutes from home. And CA (for the moment) is requiring masks for all while inside and proof of vax or a negative test within the last 72 hours. Good enough.
    ...
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    And the wood hasn't dried out and split? Nice.

    And the wood hasn't dried out and split? Nice.
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    Paduk in the middle, walnut and maple on the...

    Paduk in the middle, walnut and maple on the edges. It's just as vibrant red as it is in the photo and the sawdust can stain. I almost have my garage cleaned back up after a month of chasing the dust...
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    The new peel is seeing some use, but I might have...

    The new peel is seeing some use, but I might have made it a bit too big for personal size. That's a 9" pizza or so. Peel is about 16x18
  31. Thread: Collegge

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    But have you gotten laid yet?

    But have you gotten laid yet?
  32. I'm assuming we're looking at a 4" long rip the...

    I'm assuming we're looking at a 4" long rip the width of a dime here and that the other pieces are been glued back into place. For something that small, there's a couple options. In increasing...
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    In case you haven't heard, 2022 tour is...

    In case you haven't heard, 2022 tour is scheduled. Tickets on sale Friday 10/1.

    And Fear Inoculum is a goddamn masterpiece. Really want to see it live.
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    I picked up this guy about a year ago. Was great...

    I picked up this guy about a year ago. Was great for the purpose, and was cheaper than buying a grip of simpson corner plates for building out a pair of workbenches.
    ...
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    1. Condoms 2. Beer & Booze 3. Gas 4. Frozen...

    1. Condoms
    2. Beer & Booze
    3. Gas
    4. Frozen meat
    5. Rx Meds
    6. Cheese-its

    As a single person if you're not making your Costco membership back every year, are you even a maggot?
  36. Soap bars are gross, didn't you read anything...

    Soap bars are gross, didn't you read anything above?

    Fast Orange with pumice in the 1 gallon pump is the way. Added bonus is you don't even need water in the shower, and you don't need to scrub...
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    Lots of things wrong here. If you have a 2 car...

    Lots of things wrong here. If you have a 2 car driveway in CA, it's 20' long minimum. A minivan is 17' long for reference. So I'm going to go ahead and assume the driveway is actually 20'x30', which...
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    Once you're done with it, charge them $20 a...

    Once you're done with it, charge them $20 a piece, cash. The dump charges by the sled, not the weight. Don't mix furniture in the dirt/concrete bin though, the dump will pound you with extra charges...
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    Well, you could always get the absolute cheapest...

    Well, you could always get the absolute cheapest table saw you can find and start ripping those foam panels into 16" widths. Won't take that long, but that saw will be covered in foam particles...
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    We were given two scripts for a black mirror...

    We were given two scripts for a black mirror episode to go live in. Another 4 years of Trump, or whatever this is now.
  41. I don't keep a stopwatch or a tape measure in the...

    I don't keep a stopwatch or a tape measure in the bedroom.
  42. That's a really long winded explanation. Here's...

    That's a really long winded explanation. Here's my much simpler take on things, which is founded in the real world and it made all the sense in the world to girls back in my college days.

    You...
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    9x.x% of vaccinated folks who are infected with...

    9x.x% of vaccinated folks who are infected with Delta don't land in the hospital. Unvaxxed folks who get delta are the ones landing in the ER. This goes back to the main point of the vaccine is:...
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    They don't get laid. Pent up people don't have a...

    They don't get laid. Pent up people don't have a sense of humor. If they do get laid, it's boring missionary get it over with quick sex.



    But this is the problem, and it's a perception problem....
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    So there are scientific studies surfacing that...

    So there are scientific studies surfacing that show a link between ivermectin and decreases in male fertility. I'm not going to actively promote its use, but I'm sure as hell not going to say they're...
  46. Summer has been too hot and smoky for more big...

    Summer has been too hot and smoky for more big projects. Got a few small things nearly done. Here's the first one. Never worked with paduk before. I don't know if I'll ever get all the red dust...
  47. Vail killed the main link on the homepage....

    Vail killed the main link on the homepage. Probably someone in marketing making a move here.
  48. Flightaware currently shows 3 heli's dipping into...

    Flightaware currently shows 3 heli's dipping into Silver Lake and dropping in the immediate area, as well as a spotter plane in the area.
  49. No wind is the only good option. But that's...

    No wind is the only good option. But that's highly unlikely.
  50. I was taking the view from the Red Cliffs cam as...

    I was taking the view from the Red Cliffs cam as good news on the prevailing wind direction coming from the South and that there's nothing burning behind Thimble at the moment. The fire would be...
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