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    Yeah, Iím feeling pretty lucky these daysÖ.

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    The Great Resignation Ď21

    Had a business meeting a few weeks ago. Decided to do the coffee thing because, I dunno. Seemed like a reason to get out of the office. Coffee was served in these big ridiculous bowls. It was weird....
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    He has one of those old man high rise cappers....

    He has one of those old man high rise cappers. Clearly.
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    We were looking at something in town, and then my girlfriend pointed out that whatever we buy, itíll be the last yard this guy ever knows:

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    So we ended up buying this backyard for him and...
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    ^^ I preferred your first version.

    ^^ I preferred your first version.
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    To Vaccinate or Not---The Rat Flu Odyssey Continues

    It is hard to talk about, because as humans we prefer to rely on anecdotes, and none of it makes any sense if we rely on anecdotes. The totality of my recent anecdotes: One coworker was fully vaxxed,...
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    389885 Second-best time of yearÖ.

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    Second-best time of yearÖ.
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    The Best Tool You Own

    There are nicad to Li adapters you can buy/use. Outside of infrequent use with a tool otherwise not worth replacing, not something I recommend. Theyíre janky and clunky and not super efficient. I...
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    Things That Amuse You

    Donít forget to pull over on the side of the road a few miles in to pull on all the lines and hum over how much the load has shifted
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    Whether youíre a proponent of the Oxford comma or...

    Whether youíre a proponent of the Oxford comma or not, you gotta pick a lane. Iím plagiarizing long boring policy documents and these fuckiní guysÖ.
  11. Thread: Doggie stoke

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    Yeah, you could easily end up there too. I had a...

    Yeah, you could easily end up there too. I had a similar situation where the neighbor dog came into my yard and attacked my dog. Left a good puncture wound on his face.

    The neighbor was profusely...
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    Doggie stoke

    Yeah, he pays the bill. Yeah, it needs to be documented. Iíd skip the humane society and let the police know. If he went out of his way to take responsibility and pay any/all bills and was...
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    To be clear, Iím not advocating for anything, but...

    To be clear, Iím not advocating for anything, but Iím not sure I buy into the idea of impending doom either; at least not the doom being described. Iím also not saying itís all roses, Iím just saying...
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    Define ďin circulation.Ē Those who needed to...

    Define ďin circulation.Ē Those who needed to spend it spent it, but lots of that is just sitting there, not doing anything. Elon Muskís bank account goes from $100B to $150B. What do you suppose that...
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    Why canít we grow the debt forever? Why donít we...

    Why canít we grow the debt forever? Why donít we want to? I mean, eventually the US of A will probably end. I donít predict that happening tomorrow or next week or next decade, and forestalling that...
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    Bubble of what though? Iím not saying this all...

    Bubble of what though? Iím not saying this all isnít going to unwind, even messily, but bubbles pop because thereís nothing under there. This feels more like itís just gonna ooze all over in...
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    What do you suppose any of that means, anyways?...

    What do you suppose any of that means, anyways? Bubble of what? Bursting to what? Whatís the road? Whatís the kick?

    Not entirely directed at you, but this kind of stuff sounds like shit you heard...
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    Iím just glad this thread isnít overrun with...

    Iím just glad this thread isnít overrun with confirmation bias.

    Truly, something for everyone here.
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    Isnít there a Hoji thread? I meanÖyou can talk...

    Isnít there a Hoji thread? I meanÖyou can talk about whatever wherever, but seems odd that the Ren thread has been hijacked by the Hoji.
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    The Great Resignation Ď21

    Well, I think the housing problem probably plays into this in a significant way. Thereís only so far your average entry level employee is going to be willing/able to go to sling Ďzas at the local...
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    That isnít why.

    People donít talk about their investments the way that you talk about BTC. They donít talk about things they buy with their hard-earned fucking money the way you talk about BTC....
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    The Great Resignation Ď21

    Thinking about this a little bit. Say what you want, but itís very much a cost, and if your business operations arenít operating in the black you arenít going to be able to offer long term stability...
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    The Great Resignation Ď21

    Was trying to pick up a pizza the other day and some douchebag (white guy, but they all are around here) was freaking the fuck out because they were slow and understaffed and obviously poorly...
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    I earn 6 weeks of PTO per year. That which I...

    I earn 6 weeks of PTO per year. That which I donít take I get paid out when I leave. If I run too close to the PTO cap (where I might start to lose it) Iím strongly encouraged to take some time off...
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    We should have told you about the cheap security...

    We should have told you about the cheap security cam first so these events were properly recorded. Both. But I think Iíd rather see the cat run while shitting and getting soaked.
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    Oh get the fuck outta here. Youíre so fucking...

    Oh get the fuck outta here. Youíre so fucking obtuse. I bet youíre this obtuse with your clients too, which is why theyíre blowing you the fuck up all the time. Did anything I quoted in fastfredís...
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    Wait. What?

    Wait. What?
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    To Vaccinate or Not---The Rat Flu Odyssey Continues

    Agreed, mostly. If anything itís a good business decision to promote sick leave programs. There is, however, a strong capitalist bent to the ďI go to work even when I feel like shitĒ pride that so...
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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    But donít you realize the pressure theyíre under? It took decades of schooling while living in squalor to now hold the power of life and death in their hands. People die on their table! Plus...
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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    Hold on here. This is super fucking disingenuous. The conversation flow:

    General: Damn, sure sucks that some contractors canít keep a schedule and communicate. Wish they would.

    Contractors:...
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    Feels really damp. Moist, even. I think thatís...

    Feels really damp. Moist, even.

    I think thatís like the third time that castle house has graced this thread/TGR. Guyís been trying to sell it forever.
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    To Vaccinate or Not---The Rat Flu Odyssey Continues

    Iím not saying your employer isnít rad, but the FFCRA mandated sick leave for COVID quarantine (up to 80 hours at full rate of pay) and sick leave to care for somebody due to illness or childcare...
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    Sure. Contractors are a whiney shit-stirring lot,...

    Sure. Contractors are a whiney shit-stirring lot, generally, IME. Want to hear them REALLY bitch? Donít invite them to bid for one of those jobs theyíd bitch about having to write a bid for. Good god...
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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    Adorable. You think the customers are only terrible to you? You think people are relaxed about their money? You wouldnít last a week in our contact center. Youíd quit and go do something better. Like...
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    Generally, we lack perspective. You arenít a...

    Generally, we lack perspective. You arenít a special unique snowflake who has it harder than everybody else. I genuinely feel sorry for the guys (and gals) who break their bodies with repetitive and...
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    Well sure, though I donít care how they swing,...

    Well sure, though I donít care how they swing, until major decisions are made that abandon all logic and are actually lauded for their illogicÖ. Thatís annoying.
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    Religious folk annoy me. Rounds of interviews....

    Religious folk annoy me. Rounds of interviews. Made an offer that was agreed acceptable by all. Salary, relocation package, etc. Got turned down at last minute because god wanted her to be in the...
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    Well hold on. I would go ski some chute in...

    Well hold on. I would go ski some chute in Vermont or wherever for $10k. Everything has a price.

    But the thing is, Iíd be more likely to go ski with him for fun than for $1k, but that isnít what...
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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    Agreed. Everything has a price.



    Youíll only manage it if you prioritize it. Like fastfred said, it depends on what game youíre playing. If youíre playing the long game you worry about your...
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    Bitcoin....who's gotten into it?

    There was a brief period of time in Feb that the money supply increased at a 40% yoy rate. I donít believe that was sustained such that actual money supply increased by 40%. Splashy stat and all,...
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    ️snow tire recommendations

    Just got some blizzaks. Probably could have gotten another season out of my x-ice, but probably not two, and Iím planning on at least two more seasons with this car. X-ice were ok. Iíd call them a...
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    I dunnoÖ. For a commercial loan Iíd say thatís in...

    I dunnoÖ. For a commercial loan Iíd say thatís in the ballpark. Depends on region and a lot else, obviously, but around here 3.5% would be rock bottom and 4.5% wouldnít be atypical at all.
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    How much with bindings?

    How much with bindings?
  45. Fatherhood anonymous; an open discussion on being a dad.

    Sure. I get that. Agreed with ZZZ that if you have to say it, you probably arenít making much of an impression there. And Iím all about bringing that alpha male energy when I need to. But my threat...
  46. Fatherhood anonymous; an open discussion on being a dad.

    Maybe. Iím not really meaning to jump on my high horse over here. ButÖ.. maybe if your cockblocking has to involve threats of violence or death toward somebody elseís child youíre doing it wrong.
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  47. Fatherhood anonymous; an open discussion on being a dad.

    Really?

    This lives in the same place for me. Iím not sure I have ever told somebody I would punch them in the face, especially my mom. Iíve told her to stop doing things, sure, butÖ.threatening...
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    Iím confused why you take the time to engage on...

    Iím confused why you take the time to engage on these topics. I kind of understand the ones around sex and gender; those are your mountains and we all get that. But hereÖ. Itís not quite trolling but...
  49. Fatherhood anonymous; an open discussion on being a dad.

    The ďdad cleaning his guns at homeĒ trope is one I never quite understood.
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    Seeing as kids canít really make their own...

    Seeing as kids canít really make their own decisions on the topic, and given just how dumb so many parents are on topics ranging from vaccinations to education to religion, Iíd have to agree with...
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