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    Yeah, that's the crazy part of it. A friend who...

    Yeah, that's the crazy part of it. A friend who grew up in la belle province moved from yul to yvr. He's driving somewhere, and sees that there's a flashing green at the intersection he needs to turn...
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    They say arrÍt, but the thing that's really...

    They say arrÍt, but the thing that's really different is that a flashing green is the equivalent of a green arrow everywhere else.
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    Just call them freedom belts

    Just call them freedom belts
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    394190 This year's Christmas theme is 'grow op'

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    This year's Christmas theme is 'grow op'
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    Thanks Sean, hope yours was good as well. ...

    Thanks Sean, hope yours was good as well.



    I guess I knew and forgot that. The outcome will be interesting. The voicemail is pretty damning.

    Whatever she gets, Barnhill deserves some of too....
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    One more thing to give thanks for today. I'll...

    One more thing to give thanks for today.

    I'll be surprised if she does time, but fired and disbarred could be a nice little Christmas present.
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    The very first question when I told someone irl...

    The very first question when I told someone irl was "California plates?" when I said no, "Texas?" Both were WA, and one was a woman (?!)

    I too take a beat before entering certain intersections...
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    Damn invisible forcefield! 394029

    Damn invisible forcefield!

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    Do we have a bad drivers super thread, or is this...

    Do we have a bad drivers super thread, or is this it?

    Driving in my little corner of America has always been only go 50 to merge onto a 60 freeway, then camp in the left lane. Otherwise, it's...
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    Western Analytical Lab...

    Western Analytical Lab https://www.asbestostesting.com

    To add to whyturn's list:

    If there's a forced air furnace, turn it off. Cover all heating vents and the cold air return with plastic, and...
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    It's the same lights every year in that tree so...

    It's the same lights every year in that tree so I'm guessing they only had to do it once. They're pretty cool white globes. The phone camera doesn't do it justice.



    We have a lot of people that...
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    Yeah, you can't scrape it while you're living in...

    Yeah, you can't scrape it while you're living in the building.
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    It's easy to get it tested as well. Just take a...

    It's easy to get it tested as well. Just take a sample, ship it to a lab, and you'll have the results in a few days (and it's confidential). Last time I sent some popcorn was about a year ago, and it...
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    393950 It's not even Thanksgiving yet!

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    It's not even Thanksgiving yet!
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    Still works: as a present, or for himself,...

    Still works: as a present, or for himself, subsequently lost in the divorce?
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    No pic, but saw NOT HIS the other day. We...

    No pic, but saw NOT HIS the other day. We couldn't decide whether it meant he can't drive it, or won in the divorce.

    Sent from my Pixel 6 Pro using Tapatalk
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    Yeah if you pay someone to do it it'll cost a...

    Yeah if you pay someone to do it it'll cost a fortune, but there's nothing stopping you from doing it yourself. The issue really is finding a facility that'll take it.

    Sent from my Pixel 6 Pro...
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    So Travis is eligible for a double life sentence?...

    So Travis is eligible for a double life sentence?

    Agree that he doesn't stand a chance in gen pop.
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    Yep. Mold too.

    Yep. Mold too.
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    oh I didn't miss it! I like the agent's...

    oh I didn't miss it!

    I like the agent's bullshit spiel. That's a vacant lot with a big pile of garbage on it.
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    What does this mean for sentencing in GA?

    What does this mean for sentencing in GA?
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    Betelgeuse you say...? Just now:...

    Betelgeuse you say...?

    Just now: https://www.redfin.com/WA/Bellingham/2718-Birchwood-Ave-98225/home/15821328

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    "HUGE lot in city limits- just shy of 3/4 acres! Potential to...
  23. Thread: Thanks

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    Wonder how many people sfb catches with that hat

    Wonder how many people sfb catches with that hat
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    I'm not sure what's considered best at this...

    I'm not sure what's considered best at this point, but that'll definitely work. Scraping it isn't all that difficult either, but it is time consuming. And you still need to mud it afterward. Plus,...
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    Well, if you truly leave them alone, nothing. But...

    Well, if you truly leave them alone, nothing. But not biting the bullet when you decide to re-do any of the rooms is squandering your easiest opportunity to get rid of it.

    Plus popcorn + water...
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    WTF indeed. Every house in TT was built in the...

    WTF indeed. Every house in TT was built in the 70s, and they all had popcorn ceilings. If you're going to put money into remodeling one, that should be job one. And torchdown? It's a fucking rain...
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    Subtract 100 pounds, switch breed to 'rez dog',...

    Subtract 100 pounds, switch breed to 'rez dog', change the date to xmas, and the bird was a goose. And I'll never forget either. No pics because that greasy bird worked its magic with his stomach so...
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    2021 winner of the prestigious Pot Meet Kettle...

    2021 winner of the prestigious Pot Meet Kettle Award
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    A quick google of SYP T&G says he's probably...

    A quick google of SYP T&G says he's probably right

    Don't see much of that this far NW.
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    I think tamarack and larch are somewhat harder...

    I think tamarack and larch are somewhat harder than pine these days (reclaimed old growth is a different story), so maybe that's it. The crazy grain on the flat-sawn boards supports that theory too.
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    How hard is it? Heart pine is about as hard as...

    How hard is it? Heart pine is about as hard as oak, should have small-to-no knots, and relatively few of them. If the house is really old, it definitely could be, but if the house was built post...
  33. Thread: Trucks.

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    If you test drive the small cab tacoma, make sure...

    If you test drive the small cab tacoma, make sure to do some freeway driving. It's a tin can, and the safety air vents are in the rear wall of the cab, so the drone of the rear tires is constant. The...
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    Turns into this as standard equipment. 393718

    Turns into this as standard equipment.

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    I was just about to type "throw a spark plug at...

    I was just about to type "throw a spark plug at it"
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    I just got a new phone, and based on my location...

    I just got a new phone, and based on my location it wants me to install the WA Notify app. Is anybody bothering with that anymore?
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    And god forbid anyone mounts on the line!

    And god forbid anyone mounts on the line!
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    Yes. Mid 60s to early 70s, and it's my...

    Yes.

    Mid 60s to early 70s, and it's my understanding that it was shitty wire - as in the manufacturing/alloy wasn't up to the task, and thermal expansion/contraction caused creep, i.e. loose...
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    And padlocked! Must be abuela's secret recipe.

    And padlocked! Must be abuela's secret recipe.
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    edit: didn't scroll far enough... ^^^ what he...

    edit: didn't scroll far enough... ^^^ what he said


    Yeah, lots of houses around here route them through a side wall (including mine). Just get a nice metal vent. The plastic ones don't hold paint...
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    This. And someone buying 100k cars doesn't just...

    This. And someone buying 100k cars doesn't just walk into a Toyota dealer. They have personal contacts/relationships with guys like Bobby.
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    Big bottom Big bottom Talk about mud flaps, my...

    Big bottom
    Big bottom
    Talk about mud flaps, my girl's got 'em.
    Big bottom, drive me out of my mind.
    How can I leave this behind?
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    Three dry acres might be worth that, but wetlands...

    Three dry acres might be worth that, but wetlands setbacks and buffers might eat a ton of that area.
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    That's a good question, that I don't have an...

    That's a good question, that I don't have an answer to. Anecdotally, from people I've met, it's transplants, and they're coming from Austin (either U of T or music scene). But there's a lot of...
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    Plus age. The workmanship tended to be very good...

    Plus age. The workmanship tended to be very good because people were generally more afraid of electricity than they are now, but at this point most k&t insulation is brittle af, and even the...
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    Outglish

    Outglish
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    And it's gonna take twice as long

    And it's gonna take twice as long
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    A friend's sister works at Costco corporate, and...

    A friend's sister works at Costco corporate, and can confirm. Impulse buying is a big part of their strategy. It's why they force you to walk through the TV section.
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    You guys can have Led. I'll take Lead ...

    You guys can have Led. I'll take Lead

    PsfcUZBMSSg
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    Texans are moving to my small corner of the PNW...

    Texans are moving to my small corner of the PNW in droves. Nobody's really sure whether they're covid/political refugees, climate refugees, or both. Regardless, TX is getting redder.
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