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  1. Bryce Canyon

    Bryce Canyon
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    Www.autoslash.com Youíre welcome. I save...

    Www.autoslash.com

    Youíre welcome. I save hundreds of dollars just about every time I use it.
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    I re-watched the first Bush/Clinton/Perot debate...

    I re-watched the first Bush/Clinton/Perot debate today. Put in the context of what is now history it is fascinating. Suffice to say, Perot got it right a lot more times than not. I am proud to...
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    Sorry to hear. My Dad beat colon cancer when he...

    Sorry to hear. My Dad beat colon cancer when he was 50. Iíve been getting checked since I was 40(ish). Itís easy to put off the screening but donít.
    Itís preventative so most insurance does cover...
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    The state SDI we all pay for regardless of who...

    The state SDI we all pay for regardless of who you work for or what insurance you have - just check your W2. Believe me, Iíve put in far more than I am getting out of that account. The paltry...
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    Resurrecting this thread to bitch about STD. I...

    Resurrecting this thread to bitch about STD. I work for a large engineering firm that shall remain nameless that has STD coverage through CIGNA. I had back surgery last week and have been off this...
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    EVs and Hybrids for Cheapskates

    Should be a ton of hybrids in California right now in the 75-100k mileage range that you should be able get a good deal on. CA just invalidated the white and green carpool stickers so the resale...
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    Has nobody mentioned an electric shock wire? ...

    Has nobody mentioned an electric shock wire? Years ago my parents had a dog that was a regular Houdini. We installed a shock wire around nose level where she was digging to get under. She got...
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    Never argue with a pregnant woman.

    Never argue with a pregnant woman.
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    The perfect podcast for you dentists; ďMy Dad...

    The perfect podcast for you dentists;
    ďMy Dad Wrote a PornoĒ
    The guys Dad really did write a porno. He and his two friends take a chapter each week and dissect it. Itís about the funniest thing...
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    https://youtu.be/s92smjLq_38 Doesnít get much...

    https://youtu.be/s92smjLq_38

    Doesnít get much better than this. IMHO, LOVE Nirvana, but that band was holding Dave Grohl back. History will show he is a legend if you arenít a believer already.
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    Disagree. The 2014 WC had a lot more yellow and...

    Disagree. The 2014 WC had a lot more yellow and red cards, no doubt influenced by some animated simulation. VAR stops a lot of that. I personally HATE to see a game decided by a PK. At least with...
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    Didnít read all of the posts, but I went through...

    Didnít read all of the posts, but I went through a bout with a bulged L4-L5 that I fully documented in Gimp Central. I wonít repeat here, except the takeaways that everyone else has said; do surgery...
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    Mariachi bands. Kill me now. Thank god Cinco de...

    Mariachi bands. Kill me now. Thank god Cinco de Mayo comes only one time a year.
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    A quick hypothetical question to put this in...

    A quick hypothetical question to put this in perspective; when you and your spouse grow old and head into retirement, what are you going to do if one person has saved more prudently than the other? ...
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    Pretty standard if you want to get married in a...

    Pretty standard if you want to get married in a Catholic Church (or Jewish synagogue, or I donít even want to think what our friends in Utah have to go through with the Mormon church...the list goes...
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    Separate or joint accounts?

    My wife and I lived together with separate accounts for 2 years before we married. When we were going through the required marriage counseling for the church, they said we should have one joint...
  18. Thread: Fuel Prices.

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    $1.42 * 3.8 / 1.28 = $4.21 Convert liters to...

    $1.42 * 3.8 / 1.28 = $4.21

    Convert liters to gallons, then Canadian dollars to US dollars.

    Itís about $3.60/gal for 87 octane in CA right now. Thatís regularly $0.80 to $1 more than AZ and NV....
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    More proof that Laird Hamilton is THE MAN

    As if we needed any;
    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/hawaii-storms-surfer-laird-hamilton-helps-rescue-stranded/

    And not to give the assholes that extorted the people they...
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    Steel fence posts, sunk 2í down and cast in...

    Steel fence posts, sunk 2í down and cast in concrete. Use the Simpson hardware, redwood longitudinal runners that span 2 posts. Cedar plank, attached with screws to the redwood. Done. Iíve done...
  21. Thread: Fuck Arugala!

    by boarddad
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    Oh sure, fry anything up with bacon and it will...

    Oh sure, fry anything up with bacon and it will taste great. You know why? Because BACON!! You know what has never been said, ever?

    ďYou know, this bacon and is great, EPIC in fact, but with...
  22. Thread: Fuck Arugala!

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    What about kale? When the fuck did it become a...

    What about kale? When the fuck did it become a thing to EAT it? All through college I worked in a restaurant where we used it as a garnish, but no one ever ate it.
  23. Donít accept any offer that doesnít include a key...

    Donít accept any offer that doesnít include a key to the 3írd floor bathroom.
  24. It looked to me like some put down the safety bar...

    It looked to me like some put down the safety bar in the false belief that it was the safer thing to do.
  25. Are you going to put that whole thing in your...

    Are you going to put that whole thing in your mouth?
  26. Just out of curiosity... Was she wearing a...

    Just out of curiosity...



    Was she wearing a pantsuit?
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    I have a smaller Camelbak (only holds the bladder...

    I have a smaller Camelbak (only holds the bladder and has a small pocket large enough for keys and wallet) and wear it under my jacket. It has never frozen or ruptured and Iíve worn it on -20F days.
  28. How have I never clicked on this thread before? ...

    How have I never clicked on this thread before? I am dying laughing!

    Carry on gents...
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    Bump... Good news!! We are having an...

    Bump...
    Good news!!
    We are having an office-wide, off-site meeting so they can regale us with the details about our new ďperformance-based work environment design and featuresĒ.

    Otherwise known...
  30. I live in a neighborhood in CA with a lot of old...

    I live in a neighborhood in CA with a lot of old houses. When we moved in our garage would flood every time it rained as that was the low point in my neighbors property. Jackass on that side would...
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    Either that or just a maggot on a business trip. ...

    Either that or just a maggot on a business trip. Anyone want to claim that one? Thatís next level, even for a Maggot.
  32. WWMD? You know your brother's wife is going to ask him for a divorce but he doesn't

    Feels like a scene out of Shawshank Redemption; does your brother trust you? Have him sign over everything of value to you. If and when shit goes sideways, he owns nothing. Meanwhile sell all of...
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    I get that part - my question was is here some...

    I get that part - my question was is here some "law of physics" reason why those are the ratios or is it just a coincidence? I think the follow-up responses answer that - the moon is slowly getting...
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    Question for you dentists; I feel like I slept...

    Question for you dentists;
    I feel like I slept through a college physics lecture when they explained this, but is there a reason why the moon appears to be the exact same diameter as the sun at...
  35. In short, no. CA is in the process of shutting...

    In short, no. CA is in the process of shutting down 2 nuke plants. The state mandates such a high % of power to be produced by solar and wind that we actually pay other states to take it. After...
  36. CA has been going it alone on this front for a...

    CA has been going it alone on this front for a while now. The result? Gas is $1 more in CA than AZ. It's about to go up $0.12/ gal in tax and another $0.65 in cap and trade pass through. That's...
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    Man, touched a nerve with the flip-flop thing. ...

    Man, touched a nerve with the flip-flop thing. Do what you want in the comfort of your own home, but face it, there's a time and place for closed-toed shoes, and I assert that time and place is any...
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    Flip flops. Yeah, I know they shouldn't, but how...

    Flip flops. Yeah, I know they shouldn't, but how lazy/self centered/douchey do you have to be to wear these things on a regular basis? Not only that, but, IMHO, wearing them makes you more lazy. ...
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    It's counter-intuitive, but DON'T use blinking...

    It's counter-intuitive, but DON'T use blinking lights on your bike, at least not at night. Reason being, they are like magnets to drunk drivers. Caltrans specifically tells their field workers to...
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    I was headed back very late at night one time and...

    I was headed back very late at night one time and there was a guy thumbing for a ride and walking along that stretch of road. I had to laugh at the thought of the conversation that must have taken...
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    One word to describe this; Palmdale. This is by...

    One word to describe this; Palmdale. This is by far my least favorite part of the drive back from Mammoth. You get all the way back into civilization and it never fails that some douche will do...
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    Could be worse (BiP). Who else is in the...

    Could be worse (BiP). Who else is in the Survivor team?
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    My son was almost 2 when we went and visited...

    My son was almost 2 when we went and visited family on a trip. We all went out to a rib place - a fairly large party . Everyone orders and the waitress ends up at my son's end of the table. She...
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    I grew up in Grass Valley and lived in Davis for...

    I grew up in Grass Valley and lived in Davis for a summer. Both are great. Davis gets really hot in the summer but no more so than Sacto. As much as I love Grass Valley and Nevada City I would not...
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    ^ I'm guessing you also live in an area that has...

    ^ I'm guessing you also live in an area that has fewer, shall we say, international visitors. No disrespect meant; Disneyland was one location where measles reared it's ugly head.

    You can argue...
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    How did this old thread get unearthed? Get...

    How did this old thread get unearthed?

    Get your pediatrician on speed dial, then do a search for "whooping cough" on You Tube. I'll take the under on an Over/under of 10 seconds before you push...
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    I wish they'd introduce relegation to NCAA...

    I wish they'd introduce relegation to NCAA football. Top 16 play for the championship, bottom four of those are relegated back to the normal divisions as we know them, top 4 of the outside looking...
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    I had a yellow lab who we found a golf-ball size...

    I had a yellow lab who we found a golf-ball size tumor in her ribs @ 10. We chose to ride it out and she gave us 2 more good years.

    Worth keeping in mind; cancer is REALLY prevalent in larger...
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    What can I say? The maggots deliver again. ...

    What can I say? The maggots deliver again. Thanks all - a whole bunch of good info to weed through here. Looks like it is far from a "no brainer" for my case but if the price came down a little...
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    I didn't have to too far down the rabbit hole to...

    I didn't have to too far down the rabbit hole to find this - could be what you are looking for;...
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