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    The pictures leave a lot of questions unanswered,...

    The pictures leave a lot of questions unanswered, which may be a good thing. It seems there are some basement rooms attached to the garage, and then maybe there are rooms in the tower that aren't...
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    And they're asking for $190k more than a year...

    And they're asking for $190k more than a year ago. The neighbors must have been thrilled when this was built.
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    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/415-N-65th-Ave-...

    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/415-N-65th-Ave-W-Tulsa-OK-74127/2069148005_zpid/?

    https://photos.zillowstatic.com/fp/4118e3986bb3c9be09dbed2738452f28-uncropped_scaled_within_1344_1008.webp
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    Where's it moving from and to? Are you doing...

    Where's it moving from and to? Are you doing garage-->uhaul trailer-->garage? Or more like basement-->uhaul truck-->up two flights of stairs?

    How'd you get it to its current location?
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    Yeah, one of the toilets I'm planning to replace...

    Yeah, one of the toilets I'm planning to replace is a round bowl. I'm like a bird perching on the top of a phone pole. Undercarriage is definitely a factor
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    haha, no worries, I really did appreciate your...

    haha, no worries, I really did appreciate your thumbs up for the highline as someone who's keeping on top of the latest and greatest
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    We have a fancy one with a water heater that we...

    We have a fancy one with a water heater that we brought from our PDX house, just have to run power.



    There's a whole Highline family now, there are still some under $200 then they go up from...
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    People here seem to know their shit, so what's...

    People here seem to know their shit, so what's the best toilet for under $300? Plumber suggests Kohler High Line, any thoughts? In the past I've been happy with Toto, but we spent all our money...
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    Yeah, I've drunk some beer much older than that,...

    Yeah, I've drunk some beer much older than that, say 10+ years. I don't think it goes bad, it just loses its flavor
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    Pixel 3a gang in the house! I had some lint in...

    Pixel 3a gang in the house! I had some lint in the USB-C port that was making it tricky to charge, I finally got it out with a whittled down toothpick and now it seems like it's going to live...
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    Agree that's a great view, but I feel like that...

    Agree that's a great view, but I feel like that building was calling out for some cool timber joinery, or at least some big cast iron ties and bolts and stuff. Those big logs have all the drama of a...
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    hahaha, right? It's a pretty cool house - old...

    hahaha, right? It's a pretty cool house - old Craftsman on a big lot with a newish ADU, and it really just needs cosmetic stuff to shine. But when we made the offer in early April or whenever, I was...
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    I just moved into a new (to me) house. (Yes, I'm...

    I just moved into a new (to me) house. (Yes, I'm the genius who bought at the tippy tip top of the market. Make sure you actually give me change for a nickel if you see me panhandling six months from...
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    Hey all, thanks for the well wishes and the...

    Hey all, thanks for the well wishes and the discussion. I know it wasn't exactly our fault, but it helps to hear it from others. Feel really bad for that other dog owner regardless.
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    Fuck. My wife came home from her morning walk...

    Fuck. My wife came home from her morning walk with our dog crying so hard she couldn't talk. When she calmed down enough to tell me what happened, she said our dog barked at another dog in its front...
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    My buddy didn't know that, he had one getting...

    My buddy didn't know that, he had one getting into his house every day -- it used to sit in his front window and watch him come home. After some unsuccessful attempts to catch it, he tried to poison...
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    Thanks all, seems my sister has found something...

    Thanks all, seems my sister has found something at Navy Fed Credit Union that looks like a good choice; it's a starter card that requires a cash deposit up to the value of the credit limit initially,...
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    Anyone having experience getting a college...

    Anyone having experience getting a college student their first credit card? I'm trying to help my nephew navigate this, he'll be a freshman in the fall. Looking for something with a tiny credit limit...
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    I've been thinking I'd like to have exactly that...

    I've been thinking I'd like to have exactly that setup for high-heat wok cooking. Add it to the wishlist for our new house
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    Yes, I have two contemporary Lodge skillets (my...

    Yes, I have two contemporary Lodge skillets (my wife and I each had one when we combined households, awww) and a few years ago I used an angle grinder and some flap discs to smooth one out, I think I...
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    Oh, that makes sense. We used to do a recipe...

    Oh, that makes sense. We used to do a recipe along those lines in our cast iron - I'll try it in stainless sometime.
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    Yeah, and apparently no pants, NTTAWWT

    Yeah, and apparently no pants, NTTAWWT
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    Uh, holy shit. Seems like a tough sell, but what...

    Uh, holy shit. Seems like a tough sell, but what do I know? Also, that's a whole lotta dog food.

    Makes me think interior decorators should have a mandate to report when their clients are...
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    We recently got some stainless skillets and after...

    We recently got some stainless skillets and after using them for a few weeks went back to our CI for most things. Possible I'm doing it wrong, but the stainless is stickier even with some EVO on it,...
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    Eye-rolling followup to all this. We had a couple...

    Eye-rolling followup to all this. We had a couple of siding contractors come take a look and due to lack of time / appetite to fuck with it myself, hired one of them to pull off the window trim and...
  26. That's cool shit; if you hadn't said he's just...

    That's cool shit; if you hadn't said he's just finishing high school, I'd have thought he was a lot older, both from the writing and the hacking skills
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    Ha! Well done

    Ha! Well done
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    Thank you! My folks are actually in Vancouver WA,...

    Thank you! My folks are actually in Vancouver WA, as is their potential caregiver, so WSP is the place to go. I see their request form and I'll give it a shot.
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    I mean, you do you, but I was a little surprised...

    I mean, you do you, but I was a little surprised that he got bent out of shape when people returned the treatment
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    How would I go about running a background check...

    How would I go about running a background check on someone?

    More detail: my folks are at the point where they need some in-home care - not 24/7, but someone who can come in several days a week to...
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    Note that dog biochemistry is different from...

    Note that dog biochemistry is different from ours. So if (for example) your 60 lb dog is prescribed one tab, that doesn't mean you should take 3. Yes, I found this out in the dumbest possible way.
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    Finished college, lived in Sapporo for 2 years,...

    Finished college, lived in Sapporo for 2 years, learned to snowboard, learned to poach sidecountry lines, went to the Nagano Olympics where an American I knew probably smoked out the US snowboard...
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    Those quick flips with crappy gray everything are...

    Those quick flips with crappy gray everything are so obvious, it surprises me that any buyer would go in thinking the work was well done. We saw a superficially nice house off of Rockwood that had...
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    Lots of interesting hardware there, what line of...

    Lots of interesting hardware there, what line of work are you in? TV production?
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    Yeah, this CA government site claims 2,500 new...

    Yeah, this CA government site claims 2,500 new units in SF/year from 2010 to 2018. Still not nearly enough, but not as dire as that twit https://www.vitalsigns.mtc.ca.gov/housing-production#chart-1
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    I think the economy is on the brink of massively...

    I think the economy is on the brink of massively shitting the bed, but given that housing demand still outstrips supply, I'd expect housing will have a soft landing. Of course, as someone who just...
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    We're slipping. May the Fourth and no one asked...

    We're slipping. May the Fourth and no one asked for a Star Wars skin? Seems like others are already in that game though
    https://i.ebayimg.com/images/i/122058843135-0-1/s-l1000.jpg
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    Yeah, I can see that. It's too bad, his first two...

    Yeah, I can see that. It's too bad, his first two Netflix specials were genius
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    Nah, I think the goose is cooked. We're closing...

    Nah, I think the goose is cooked. We're closing on a house in Spokane tomorrow, so pretty sure the market will be going into freefall by Monday at the latest.
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    Yeah, he has a bone to pick with trans people,...

    Yeah, he has a bone to pick with trans people, one of the smallest / most marginalized groups in our society. Makes him look mean, and that's not funny.
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    I must study Politicks and War that my sons may...

    I must study Politicks and War that my sons may have liberty to study Mathematicks and Philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematicks and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture,...
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    Yeah, I'm with you. Loading the butter crock is a...

    Yeah, I'm with you. Loading the butter crock is a drag, we broke ours like 10 years ago and didn't replace it, just leave out a quarter stick or so at a time. Just doesn't work in the summer once...
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    I don't have strong feelings on forgiving student...

    I don't have strong feelings on forgiving student debt other than to comment that it creates moral hazard for future students. Why make prudent decisions if they can believe that their loans will be...
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    If you're already paying alimony to your ex and she gets slapped with an order to pay your attorney fees how does that work? Is that really a win?
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    I've seen positive reviews of the Ford Maverick,...

    I've seen positive reviews of the Ford Maverick, it comes in under your target and has an AWD option. You'd have money left over to throw a GoFast on the top

    I do love my buddy's minivan that he...
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    I agree with your assessment. Also, what's up...

    I agree with your assessment. Also, what's up with the golden egg?
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    Bellingham? Phooey, the new hotness is Spokane.

    Bellingham? Phooey, the new hotness is Spokane.
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    Wait, wait, what's crazy about distrusting...

    Wait, wait, what's crazy about distrusting institutions? Look how the gov't bailed out the banks in 2008 and let Main Street suffer, I'd say some distrust is warranted. Re: medicine, haven't you ever...
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    Somewhat related: Google has an Inactive Account...

    Somewhat related: Google has an Inactive Account Manager tool: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/3036546?hl=en. I set mine up last year. If I'm inactive for 3+ months, anyone on my contacts...
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    A pile of cell phones that are 5+ years old and...

    A pile of cell phones that are 5+ years old and HDDs that I removed from old computers before recycling. Pretty boring, I should hide a bloody knife in my underwear drawer or something.
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