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07-21-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By genec

But obviously, according to the morning news... ...

But obviously, according to the morning news... it was the helmet that was the most important thing... NOT "DRIVING SAFELY." And that is what I picked up on... blaming the victim... last I...
07-21-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,279
Posted By genec

The sad fact is, the roads are full of 'em......

The sad fact is, the roads are full of 'em... they all have a slightly different rationalization... but it all boils down to "I am more important than you, or the laws."

The list of excuses is...
07-21-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By genec

advocacy or just unreal...

I just saw a news story about a 10 year old who was killed in a crosswalk by a semi-truck...



The news station however took this to an insane conclusion... and then went on to mention BICYCLE...
07-21-19, 12:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,275
Posted By genec

Oh, gotta share this too... there are quite a...

Oh, gotta share this too... there are quite a few residential areas here, with very long blocks that have 25MPH speed limits, and signs that say, "Slow, watch for golfcarts."

I gleefully ride in...
07-21-19, 12:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,275
Posted By genec

What if there are NO pedestrians, and the...

What if there are NO pedestrians, and the sidewalks are designed extra wide... and connect to MUPs and side paths?

Rather defies the typical description of sideWALK, eh?

Lake Havasu City in...
07-20-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,275
Posted By genec

Sidewalk/sidepath riding... a different view.

OK, for so so long so many here have declared this as a No No. Well folks... I think your reasoning is full of poop. ("motorists won't look for you on the sidewalk") Got news for you... motorists...
Forum: Foo
07-19-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 11,069
Posted By genec

Well, ya know... on a hot slow day, down in the...

Well, ya know... on a hot slow day, down in the swamps... no Starbucks in sight...
Forum: Foo
07-19-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,772
Posted By genec

I love that damn movie. I have a copy of it...

I love that damn movie. I have a copy of it queued up right now. I did loads of satellite work back in the late 70 and 80s, and all that test equipment in the background at Parkes just brings back...
Forum: Foo
07-19-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,772
Posted By genec

Only B/W was broadcast due to the bandwidth and...

Only B/W was broadcast due to the bandwidth and power available. It was known as a "slow scan" signal. Consider the transmitter power available from the LEM and the distance the signal had to go. And...
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 07:24 AM
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07-15-19, 04:50 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,772
Posted By genec

1969 50 years ago

I keep seeing all this commentary about the moon landing and Apollo 11, and how that was 50 years ago.

That same summer, Woodstock occurred.

Think about it... we landed on the moon, and it...
07-14-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,279
Posted By genec

Sadly, I agree with you... there is someone out...

Sadly, I agree with you... there is someone out there right now saying "I wanna hire that guy..."
07-13-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,279
Posted By genec

BTW that whole "do you know who I am" routine... ...

BTW that whole "do you know who I am" routine... he had no idea who the cyclist was... I used to ride with surgeons from Scripps Medical Center... (no special reason... we had the same route...)
...
07-13-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 983
Posted By genec

I guess just slowing down was out of the...

I guess just slowing down was out of the question?

It always amazes me that so many drivers fail this basic driving rule... "don't hit anything in front of you."
Forum: Foo
07-12-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,034
Posted By genec

Did he mention "a fine Columbian...

Did he mention "a fine Columbian blend..."
Forum: Foo
07-12-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,411
Posted By genec

Oh, I donno... 7 was pretty sweet.

Oh, I donno... 7 was pretty sweet.
Forum: Foo
07-12-19, 02:01 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,945
Posted By genec

Further proof that the technology exists to block...

Further proof that the technology exists to block spam calls, but phone companies just want to screw you...

...
07-09-19, 04:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,682
Posted By genec

Yes, it is amazing how some folks are so drawn to...

Yes, it is amazing how some folks are so drawn to "shiny objects."

I remember early ethical debates we had about various features... GPS was a huge issue... seems that the real ethics issue...
07-09-19, 04:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,682
Posted By genec

I agree with you fully. Ironically, I...

I agree with you fully.

Ironically, I helped develop cell phone technology... and have used/tested them since they were giant bricks. For some reason I have never found a need to text in...
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 904
Posted By genec

Who cares... to you, it's real... live with it....

Who cares... to you, it's real... live with it. What choice do you have, Neo?
07-06-19, 01:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,682
Posted By genec

Thanks Phil. Watched yesterday as a young...

Thanks Phil.

Watched yesterday as a young woman drifted into the lane just ahead of me... holding a cell phone right in front of her face... as if she really could watch the road, and read the...
Forum: Foo
07-03-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9,956
Views: 2,007,677
Posted By genec

Proof that nature wants us to ride bikes...

Proof that nature wants us to ride bikes...
Forum: Foo
06-30-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 921
Posted By genec

Are you old enough to remember when people...

Are you old enough to remember when people dressed up to fly, and food service included real forks and knives, and airlines took pride in their meals?

Now it's just a flying cattle car with a...
Forum: Foo
06-27-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,931
Posted By genec

An American investment banker was at the pier of...

An American investment banker was at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellowfin tuna. The...
Forum: Foo
06-16-19, 04:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,817
Posted By genec

Still beats the heck out of "reality"...

Still beats the heck out of "reality" anything.
Forum: Foo
05-28-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,471
Posted By genec

So, same ole same ole... 150 channels, and not a...

So, same ole same ole... 150 channels, and not a thing on... SIGH.

Pretty bad when the best thing on is I Love Lucy... from the 50s.
Forum: Foo
05-18-19, 12:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,036
Posted By genec

Lack of a 3.5 mm audio jack on Apple and Moto...

Lack of a 3.5 mm audio jack on Apple and Moto flagship phones... yup, killed the market. :innocent:

Or maybe it was that $1000 price point...

Frankly, I keep my Samsung S5 because it has an...
Forum: Foo
05-17-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,945
Posted By genec

I've never said one word to these clowns, yet I...

I've never said one word to these clowns, yet I continue to get calls ranging from "medical grade brace," to the latest... "your social security number has been suspended...." Recently I was called...
Forum: Foo
05-17-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,945
Posted By genec

This guy needs a freakin reality check... ...

This guy needs a freakin reality check...



https://news.google.com/articles/CAIiEAkNZsxAUWmQgAyOxPt0V-cqFQgEKg0IACoGCAowlIECMLBMMJ-mHg?hl=en-US&gl=US&ceid=US%3Aen

I hope some robocallers put...
Forum: Foo
05-16-19, 01:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By genec

When you figure that out, as well as the...

When you figure that out, as well as the multi-tier pricing scheme of airlines... be sure to let us all know.
Forum: Foo
05-10-19, 03:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By genec

Oh crap, you'll be locked up forever...:eek: ...

Oh crap, you'll be locked up forever...:eek:

On the plus side (for the rest of us) I hear MS is going to a real Linux kernel in win 10 soon.
Forum: Foo
05-09-19, 02:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By genec

Whenever the software folks kill a few bugs, the...

Whenever the software folks kill a few bugs, the bug relatives come to the funeral.

And remember, "it's not a bug, it's a feature..."
Forum: Foo
05-02-19, 03:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,688
Posted By genec

I suspect, no matter how many speakers it has,...

I suspect, no matter how many speakers it has, they are tiny, and aimed the wrong way. Get a sound bar, or independent speakers. And an amp.
Forum: Foo
01-13-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,156
Posted By genec

Long bike rides make you skinny... Problem...

Long bike rides make you skinny...
Problem solved. :ride:
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