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  1. Yep -- the rolls was replaced by the Alf. It...

    Yep -- the rolls was replaced by the Alf. It only didn't finish once--threw a rod, blew off on of the "manhole" valve covers--and sent a 5" diameter piston out. But the crew wanted to finish in a no...
  2. There's a reason our team won the perseverance...

    There's a reason our team won the perseverance award. We stand no shot of winning the time race, finishing is always the goal.

    The bus we roll the support/beer crew across the country end is also...
  3. Spent the last week wrenching every night on...

    Spent the last week wrenching every night on this. Often til midnight or later. Yesterday afternoon we crossed the finish line after some 2300 miles of rallying from Rhode Island to North Dakota.
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  4. Thread: Sentient AI

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    My wife is an engineer at google…background in...

    My wife is an engineer at google…background in AI, ML and specifically NLP. Google staff can interact with it. When this news came out she spent a few hours fucking around with and…as she has...
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    I used to be dad-hat only. Curved bill. Baseball...

    I used to be dad-hat only. Curved bill. Baseball style design. All the way through the flat-billed trend despite being the prime demographic for the look then.

    2 years ago I discovered Ciele...
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    For reals. The last time the prime rate in...

    For reals.

    The last time the prime rate in the US was 14% was 1984. That year, my current 950sq ft 2/1 house (which just appraised mid 500s) sold for 57k. It's had a few 10k improvements...
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    There are lots of variations on the HELOC loans....

    There are lots of variations on the HELOC loans. We close today with an initial disbursement at 4% (promo we got when we applied), no closing costs if we take out 5k (which we can pay back without...
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    Fucking hell...hurts. We're finally closing on...

    Fucking hell...hurts. We're finally closing on our HELOC today and going to get fucked by these new rates. Effectively dropped our budget by 70K in the last week alone. That's one way to crush home...
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    Buy his pants. Great communication. Great...

    Buy his pants. Great communication. Great shipping. Great pants. Great deal.
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    Props for running this AM. I meant to get out but...

    Props for running this AM. I meant to get out but it was already 80F in Denver by 8:30 and the black dog told me to go fuck myself when I suggested a run instead of a walk.
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    I have three. Fave is the old tropic comfort...

    I have three.

    Fave is the old tropic comfort from gucci. It's not a trim fit -- pretty loose -- i believe "relaxed" in their terminology which I personally like for trail runs. Thumb loop holes...
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    Massive congrats Divegirl! Insane effort. I don't...

    Massive congrats Divegirl! Insane effort. I don't even want to think about the core strength and mental stamina required for such an effort.

    Curious as to how you train and prep for something...
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    Top of Georgia may have a bit of snow. You can...

    Top of Georgia may have a bit of snow. You can ride it from the Jefferson Creek area and do it as a loop to save a bit of riding off Kenosha. Not far off the highway. Park near here and jump on the...
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    We're in the process of a very similar situation...

    We're in the process of a very similar situation -- just 15 years behind ya.

    About to start making offers at what we're approved for. That may sound high but my rationale is: 1) approval includes...
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    Sweet haven't looked into those. I'm not fast but...

    Sweet haven't looked into those. I'm not fast but down for a trail run.
    EDIT: Ran a half on the Blue Sky course last weekend. Lovely place to run.



    Summit has some great runs. Should be good...
  16. Rockfall was a significant contributor to the...

    Rockfall was a significant contributor to the events.
  17. 3 total individuals. 1 mild injury. 1...

    3 total individuals.

    1 mild injury.
    1 major.
    1 killed.

    Does seem "Summary Description: 3 climbers caught, 1 seriously injured, 1 killed" and Numbers don't quite line up. Probably will be...
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    FWIW, while I like the cookset I posted, they...

    FWIW, while I like the cookset I posted, they aren't the only pans I use. They are the daily drivers for sauteing/pan frying, soups, sauces, and most braising. The consistency of heat and retention...
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    Weird time to be right in the middle of the next...

    Weird time to be right in the middle of the next home search in one of those listed cities. On the whole, I think it works out OK for us if my assumption that the 7-900k range gets more price...
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    Realized I've had this cookset for about a year...

    Realized I've had this cookset for about a year now. I'm a reasonably able cook and have dug it. If you've got a piecemeal collection of great cookware, no need. But it often goes on sale to about...
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    Ongoing incident in the Park. ...

    Ongoing incident in the Park.

    https://www.instagram.com/p/CeKMArxOPnc/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=
  22. Text me your address. That roaster needs a...

    Text me your address. That roaster needs a sticker from my buddies sex cult.
  23. Thanks tgapp / jack -- just need to improve my...

    Thanks tgapp / jack -- just need to improve my skills. May move towards more immerson type brew for decaf as i seem to fuckup the v60s more often than not.
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    Lol...that's a fucking wild ride. What was the...

    Lol...that's a fucking wild ride. What was the fucking build purpose of this...exploding wheels and front suspension? Worth the price of the frame, stem and seatpost.
  25. Question for you decaf roasters: wondering about...

    Question for you decaf roasters: wondering about local decaf I bought (https://huckleberryroasters.com/collections/frontpage/products/skeleton-key-decaf). This decaf seems to require a much coarser...
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    Yep -- that's why they are consider the gig....

    Yep -- that's why they are consider the gig. Alphabet RSUs vs startup options / funny money.
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    Yeah -- we've worked the HELOC / mortgage details...

    Yeah -- we've worked the HELOC / mortgage details out with our broker to make sure we're still OK. It reduces the amount we qualify for, but we qualify for more than we'd want to spend.

    Trying to...
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    Way they explained it to me was that they get X...

    Way they explained it to me was that they get X shares of stock based on the current price when they start -- that then vest over 4 years. So if say, 100k in stock 100k/current price = X shares....
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    So -- is this dip good or bad for taking a gig...

    So -- is this dip good or bad for taking a gig with a big RSU grant from Alphabet? Asking for a friend....seems like potentially getting stock at discount with potential upside.
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    We're about to start writing offers. I'd love to...

    We're about to start writing offers. I'd love to time the market perfectly, but reality is that life doesn't wait. We're in a 2/1, 1000sq ft in a decent hood (1 full WFH, 1 WFH 3 days a week), but...
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    I'd say on the lower end if you expect them to...

    I'd say on the lower end if you expect them to move in a few weeks / month. Both are fine riders but you have a limited market for people of smaller stature, people that are OK with something 10-15...
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    100%. But sorta moot in the case of mtb...

    100%.

    But sorta moot in the case of mtb trails / e-mtb. Except for the tiny % that live somewhere where they'd ride an e-mtb to a trail (but not a regular mtb), there's little to no car...
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    PM'd ya.

    PM'd ya.
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    I'm interested in the black ones depending on...

    I'm interested in the black ones depending on price. Shipping to 80221.
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    You live a very sheltered experience then. Lots...

    You live a very sheltered experience then. Lots of folks on ebikes I encounter have very little experience on "acoustic" bikes.
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    I like e-bikes. Lots of friends who drop kids...

    I like e-bikes. Lots of friends who drop kids off, ride around town as family, my 70 year old parents who are biking daily as transport.

    But fucking hell. My last trail run was just a clusterfuck...
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    I've been contributing to my Roth IRA for over a...

    I've been contributing to my Roth IRA for over a decade. In span of two years, my wife's compensation has increased 5x. Because of this we're now outside the limits for traditional Roth IRA, so I...
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    The crema on that looks dope tgapp. Just...

    The crema on that looks dope tgapp.

    Just brewed my last of that Yemeni on a dreary, chilly morning here in Denver. Even after this long off roast it still needed significant bloom time. That was...
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    Someone who didn't expect the cork to be...

    Someone who didn't expect the cork to be pre-pulled as it was. I've opened thousands of cages, I've never seen on a cork pop cage release. Because they almost never do. This cork was partially...
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    I'm sure as a 22-year-old you never did anything...

    I'm sure as a 22-year-old you never did anything dumb. Especially just after a moment where you were the first person from your continent to win a major sporting event.

    The SOP had been to...
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    Colfax Relay -- friend of mines...

    Colfax Relay -- friend of mines charity/non-profit has a team every year. Which is great cause I deal with 0 logistics, wife drives our minivan as the team beer shuttle, and the charity always has...
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    I don't know, but it drives me fucking nuts. I...

    I don't know, but it drives me fucking nuts. I have a reactive rescue that I run with. We've done tons of behavioral work to get him where he is. He's now OK running by dogs at some distance. But the...
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    Good decision if you can swing it. Nelson didn't...

    Good decision if you can swing it. Nelson didn't feel particularly remote when I was there. Good vibes around town (minus the crazy anti-vaxers the last day we were there). Ate good food, drank good...
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    Good deal. I've been impressed with ease of...

    Good deal. I've been impressed with ease of service of these. When you do something dumb like leave it up in 70mph winds and you break one of the legs -- replacements are easy to find and inexpensive.
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    If they are the Stoker bib -- I've literally...

    If they are the Stoker bib -- I've literally ripped out the same crotch twice. Both times while on scene with a patient. Luckily I usually wear underwear on patrol.
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    The big benefit of these last couple of bursts of...

    The big benefit of these last couple of bursts of snow is covering up our dust layer for another week or two. Once that is exposed shit is going they way of the San Juans' quick.
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    Wife just accepted a 39% paybump. Which puts her...

    Wife just accepted a 39% paybump. Which puts her up 400% year over year. And the new gig is as platinum from a stability perspective as they come in her industry. Fuck yes I'm drinking awesome...
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    New Chair 6 going in this summer is an...

    New Chair 6 going in this summer is an opportunity for renaming. Don't worry -- Chair 10 (the lift from top of 8 to the Ridge) ain't ever going to happen.

    "52 degree" Super bowl entrance today....
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    Only able to ski a few hours but first run down...

    Only able to ski a few hours but first run down Superbowl was $$$$. 6" of cream cheese over soft. Fast.
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    Old ti bikes are dope. That is the best fork from...

    Old ti bikes are dope. That is the best fork from the era.

    Here's my build -- Diamondback Axis Ti. Random rigid fork. Singlespeed (flirted with going 1x9/10 etc). Big fat tires. I've since thrown...
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