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  1. Thread: Scooters?

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    IMHO - If you’re going to buy something and can...

    IMHO - If you’re going to buy something and can afford it, a budget hub drive eBike (Rad, Aventon, etc…) is a much better buy. Range, capacity, speed, etc…

    But the rental scooters are fucking...
  2. 91… wtf…. How many days a week are the seniors...

    91… wtf…. How many days a week are the seniors coming over for water aerobics?


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  3. Thread: Tool Time

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    Tool Time

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    Freakanomics is doing a mini series on Crypto -...

    Freakanomics is doing a mini series on Crypto - First episode last week. It was a good listen. Stephen does a good job straddling the tight rope between the two sides of the discussion…


    Sent...
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    IME most “skate style” mtb shoes hike like shit,...

    IME most “skate style” mtb shoes hike like shit, clipless or flat…. You should probably drop the “not ugly as sin” criteria and just get an ugly clipless shoe with a chunky tread. Every brand makes...
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    Audiophiles, help me build a decent stereo

    I can’t believe Google discontinued that thing…… bizarre. Such an awesome product.


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  7. Thread: Tool Time

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    Does anyone know where my missing 2mm T handle...

    Does anyone know where my missing 2mm T handle is? Yes, I’ve checked the bottom of the sock drawer


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    A single survey point without any reference...

    A single survey point without any reference information (coordinates, cut sheet, identification number, etc) is essentially useless. Sounds like some bullshit scare tactic.

    I think your impression...
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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    No. I would not bet on that. It would take another 2008 recession or to drop prices considerably.

    - We have a housing shortage that will take a decade or two to fix
    - We have a skilled labor...
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    I think I followed this:...

    I think I followed this: https://thewoksoflife.com/chinese-bbq-pork-cha-siu/

    1” x 2-3” x length of butt.


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    Watcha cookin'?

    Kabli - You can buy short rib cut as a slice at any Asian grocery. Many butchers will cut it for you. I’ve even seen it precut at Sprouts.

    Char Sui - I’ve tried the hot and fast method, and it was...
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    Thank you for the input. Use case is local...

    Thank you for the input. Use case is local errands so it should work.


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  13. Thread: Juneteenth

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    We’re what? Two, maybe three years away from Old...

    We’re what? Two, maybe three years away from Old Navy having an annual Juneteenth sale?


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    ~75% of my work communication is phone calls;...

    ~75% of my work communication is phone calls; maybe 40+ calls a day. Email is only really used to notify/document. So yes, I answer my phone.

    I also have noticed that when I communicate with...
  15. ^^^ that is a good point…. Sent from my...

    ^^^ that is a good point….


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  16. Best advice is to change the weekend you visit....

    Best advice is to change the weekend you visit. Both will be painful.

    If the sun is out and it is a “good” snow season Mammoth will be slightly more of a shitshow on mountain. Like a 11.1/10 vs...
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    Best looking meal since the smoked duck a few...

    Best looking meal since the smoked duck a few pages ago. Love a good BLAT


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    Poll: Doesn’t change the fact that the ultimate fridge...

    Doesn’t change the fact that the ultimate fridge of gun deaths is also tragic and horrifying and should be addressed.


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    The pull tab Fanny pack PFDs are a good solution...

    The pull tab Fanny pack PFDs are a good solution for a SUP.


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    What resi painter needs a 60’ boomlift? That’s...

    What resi painter needs a 60’ boomlift? That’s the real question.



    My comment wasn’t a knock. You’re preaching to the choir here… I work on the commercial side. The biggest risk to the industry...
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    FWIW - I’ve stayed at an Under Canvas before. ...

    FWIW - I’ve stayed at an Under Canvas before.

    It’s overpriced but a good experience. Essentially a canvas tent with a queen bed, wood burning stove, real toilet, and hot shower - immediately...
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    With the current market, my assumption: - No...

    With the current market, my assumption:
    - No contractor is coming to your house to do a days work for less than $1k.
    - No contractor is coming to your house to do a small project for less than $5k....
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    Recently, I also received a $4k quote for an...

    Recently, I also received a $4k quote for an exterior gas tankless install at the house. I just took it as a sign of the times, trade workers are busy, supply chain fucked equipment availability and...
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    Cast Iron Skillet

    Yes.

    For special occasions I go to a small business butcher shop in the neighborhood.

    Outside of that - a full service grocery store with a butcher counter typically gets their meat delivered...
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    Every time I buy material for a project that will...

    Every time I buy material for a project that will include significant drilling, I buy a new drill bit. I buy the bits solo, not the cassettes, then I have hard case that I keep them in. The second I...
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    For the home cook the benefit of stainless is for...

    For the home cook the benefit of stainless is for the stick. So you can make a pan sauce.

    A 12”-14” stainless sauté pan with a lid is should be in the quiver for most home cooks.

    Brown SOBI...
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    Has anyone been on a Tern? I’m very intrigued...

    Has anyone been on a Tern?

    I’m very intrigued by the Quickhaul. I am concerned about their sizing. The only offer one frame size and with an adjustable steerer, adjustable stem, and crazy long...
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    If you have a budget glass top, it could be part...

    If you have a budget glass top, it could be part of your challenge.

    The heavier weight CI is going to do better on a shittier stove.

    The heavier weight CI is going to do better with a thick...
  29. Rent duffy boat in Lake Union. Sent from my...

    Rent duffy boat in Lake Union.


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    I recently learned that red adirondacks on the...

    I recently learned that red adirondacks on the porch and pineapple yard art indicates a swingers residence… I now see that combination all the time walking the pup….


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  31. Thread: The Wire

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    We Own This City is a great watch. Sent from...

    We Own This City is a great watch.


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    FWIW Teflon hasn’t had the cancer causing PFOA in...

    FWIW Teflon hasn’t had the cancer causing PFOA in it for 15 years or so…

    I know we all want to brag about how awesome we are at using uncoated cookware - having a 10” nonstick in the arsenal is...
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    Poll: So we shouldn’t address that issue either? ...

    So we shouldn’t address that issue either?


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    Fuck… I’d drink that right out of those jars. ...

    Fuck… I’d drink that right out of those jars.


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  35. Not a powered / all in one solution - but I’ve...

    Not a powered / all in one solution - but I’ve been really happy with the following.

    - Polk S15s or S20s
    - Mini amp
    - Google chromecast audio


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    That thing maxes out at like 375ish… so hot for a...

    That thing maxes out at like 375ish… so hot for a
    smoker…


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    Apparently you got the bad half? Sent from...

    Apparently you got the bad half?


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    Poll: It’s often pointed out that mass shootings and...

    It’s often pointed out that mass shootings and assault rifles are a small fraction of the issue; as if to discount the issue entirely… but the other “categories” of gun violence bring more reason for...
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    Threw a chicken on the WSM yesterday. No photos...

    Threw a chicken on the WSM yesterday. No photos but it turned out awesome.

    Dry brined the bird. Ran the WSM hot. Vents wide open, full basket of lit charcoal, no water pan, no wood chunks…
    ...
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    I have never been on a bicycle in the state of...

    I have never been on a bicycle in the state of Utah but I know not to ride up Bobsled.


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    Current excuse from the Punisher Sticker crowd is...

    Current excuse from the Punisher Sticker crowd is that all the good cops left the force following Summer 2020…

    …which is NOT a valid excuse…


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    Poll: - As of 2019 there are more firearm deaths per...

    - As of 2019 there are more firearm deaths per year than automobile accident fatalities.

    - A gun owner is more likely to discharge a firearm in a domestic dispute, suicide attempt, or accident...
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    This. End thread. Sent from my iPhone using...

    This. End thread.


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    They have a $1599 laptop on sale for $99 - yeah...

    They have a $1599 laptop on sale for $99 - yeah sure…. put your credit card info into that site….


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    Any $150 brand name monitor will be fine for WFH...

    Any $150 brand name monitor will be fine for WFH / school.

    Plenty of “refurbished” brand name monitors for $50 on eBay if $$$ is tight.

    There are <$100 off brand monitors for sale online. It’d...
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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    It’s common and somewhat bullshit half-assery in my opinion…. It’s easier for them and less risk for them owning a water intrusion issue down the line. Not ideal.

    Make them price a full removal,...
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    “Doing your own on research” in 2022 means...

    “Doing your own on research” in 2022 means googling leading statements to find “evidence” that supports your claim. …


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    Poll: Police seem to be pretty good at fucking up...

    Police seem to be pretty good at fucking up interactions with civilians… so any sort of automatic enforcement seems like a good idea…

    Although gravitylovers point about being able to accelerate to...
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    As long as I still can’t use it to buy a snickers...

    As long as I still can’t use it to buy a snickers bar at the corner store, it’s a gimmick.

    But yes. The future is bright for crypto if:
    - Crypto becomes not so energy dependent.
    - Crypto becomes...
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    I’d think you’d want real, visible security...

    I’d think you’d want real, visible security cameras and posted signs. Not trail cameras.

    You want to warn and dissuade.


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