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Forum: Foo
04-09-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By genec

We are all little waves of energy... in the...

We are all little waves of energy... in the Matrix.
Forum: Foo
04-08-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By genec

To brighten your day...

https://youtu.be/jnL7sJYblGY
Forum: Foo
04-08-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 629
Posted By genec

Invite friends... they might be able to help...

Invite friends... they might be able to help with both issues.
Forum: Foo
04-06-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 996
Posted By genec

Just had my second shot of Pfizer... and my...

Just had my second shot of Pfizer... and my reaction was very similar to yours... that body ache, didn't sleep well, very low grade fever... But the next day... I was "right as rain." (and...
Forum: Foo
04-06-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 2,387,007
Posted By genec

you have to zoom way in... but yeah, tiny frog.

you have to zoom way in... but yeah, tiny frog.
04-05-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By genec

I drove across the country during the middle of...

I drove across the country during the middle of March until early April 2020... the country was in lockdown... I saw so little traffic, it was a Twilight Zone experience. I was towing an RV travel...
04-05-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By genec

Regardless of pop up lanes or not... did anyone...

Regardless of pop up lanes or not... did anyone happen to notice the reduction in automobile traffic during the lock down and a few months after... Ya wanna increase bike use, just get rid of those...
04-05-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,462
Posted By genec

Yeah, how many times did he have to ring it to...

Yeah, how many times did he have to ring it to get the message across... see what I mean. :eek:
Forum: Foo
04-05-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 640
Posted By genec

I love the DMCA (NOT) Just how many copies of...

I love the DMCA (NOT) Just how many copies of the White Album in different formats do I have to keep to prove I have the right to listen to it? Vinyl LP, 8-track, cassette, CD.... sigh... is it...
04-05-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,462
Posted By genec

Unless you are intentionally riding ninja... then...

Unless you are intentionally riding ninja... then the last place you want to be is where that rider was...

I have intentionally gone ninja... but with the full understanding that I am invisible...
04-05-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,684
Posted By genec

I suspect he knows bicycles ARE vehicles... but...

I suspect he knows bicycles ARE vehicles... but likely he is speaking to the "uninitiated," who believe bicycles are only toys...
04-05-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,462
Posted By genec

I just yell at 'em. "Move outta the way...

I just yell at 'em. "Move outta the way slackers..." or something vastly more polite. Bells seem to make people wonder what the sound is... a yelling human voice conveys the message clearly...
04-05-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,462
Posted By genec

Frankly, I doubt even that bell would be heard in...

Frankly, I doubt even that bell would be heard in some cars...
04-05-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,462
Posted By genec

Stupid penny pinching attitude... Whatever. My...

Stupid penny pinching attitude... Whatever. My offroad bike DID come with reflectors... it was from GIANT. So some brands do care, just enough to equip with just the minimums. (notice that was...
04-05-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,462
Posted By genec

The mandatory bell on the road is a "cute" idea,...

The mandatory bell on the road is a "cute" idea, but pretty useless when facing rolled up windows and loud entertainment systems.
04-05-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,462
Posted By genec

Remember, he took those off because they don't...

Remember, he took those off because they don't look cool. :rolleyes:
Forum: Foo
04-04-21, 02:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 640
Posted By genec

Could it be those "somebodys" have better hearing...

Could it be those "somebodys" have better hearing than you?

Is it possible that decades of listening to computer cooling fans has destroyed the high frequency response of your hearing?
Forum: Foo
04-03-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 640
Posted By genec

Yeah, I've always got a band in my car... they...

Yeah, I've always got a band in my car... they take requests... just write it on a 20.

I assumed he was using the MP3s in players. And yes, the wave format is good...

So sure, sell or give away...
Forum: Foo
04-03-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 640
Posted By genec

Your MP3 formats are not nearly the fidelity of...

Your MP3 formats are not nearly the fidelity of the CDs.

MP3s are nice for portability... CDs are small, store them in some airtight box with StaDri. CDs will degrade over time as the metalic...
Forum: Foo
04-01-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 2,387,007
Posted By genec

Speaking of bird crap... and a lesson learned. ...

Speaking of bird crap... and a lesson learned. Wish I had a picture to share... but I don't.

I was going out to sea for a long day and parked my car in one of the few remaining spots at this...
Forum: Foo
04-01-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 503
Posted By genec

It has been quite a while since I have done that...

It has been quite a while since I have done that stretch... either in a car or on bike... so no doubt it has changed. And smart phone distractions have likely not made things better either....
Forum: Foo
04-01-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 503
Posted By genec

The Oregon coast is more accessible than the WA...

The Oregon coast is more accessible than the WA coast, and much of the road along that coast has a wide shoulder and even a rare special bike signal or two. ("push button to stop car traffic in...
Forum: Foo
03-31-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 503
Posted By genec

Actually, from Big Sur south is not that bad, due...

Actually, from Big Sur south is not that bad, due to somewhat limited access... But once you get down to Morro Bay and SLO... it can be a bit busy. Beyond Santa Barbara... it is a drag with all...
03-31-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,620
Posted By genec

Not an apples to apples comparison, at all. ...

Not an apples to apples comparison, at all.

In the case of cyclists and traffic situations... there we are fighting a general public bias ("roads are for cars, bicycles are toys") and the...
03-30-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,620
Posted By genec

Again, and for the umpteenth time... the reason...

Again, and for the umpteenth time... the reason you never get all the facts on cellphonitis or even all the facts regarding the cause of collisions with cyclists is that often there is an inadequate...
03-30-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 890
Posted By genec

Hmmmm, that same reason, along with "reduces...

Hmmmm, that same reason, along with "reduces pollution" was the incentive for right on red for motorists... and we know how well that turned out.

Of course, unlike the motorist, the cyclist...
03-30-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,050
Posted By genec

Indeed, poor practice. Perhaps however the...

Indeed, poor practice.

Perhaps however the cyclist could hear that there were no sounds of engines or approaching rolling tires... difficult to do in a busy city, but easy enough in a rural...
Forum: Foo
03-26-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 837
Posted By genec

I did a full tour at one time... fully self...

I did a full tour at one time... fully self contained, where the bike, loaded, was too heavy to lift. Rolled just fine. At one point I checked into a hotel on the trip, and went to go lift the...
Forum: Foo
03-24-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 996
Posted By genec

Ahhh the cries of the impatient. The last...

Ahhh the cries of the impatient.

The last major pandemic went on from February 1918 to April 1920, nearly two years... and sadly, the more folks that refuse to mask and refuse to vax... the...
Forum: Foo
03-23-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,719
Posted By genec

Someone mention bored games? OK we used to...

Someone mention bored games?

OK we used to do all sorts of variants of Monopoly... and of course Scrabble was always a good one. And I certainly remember "Mouse Trap" in my youth, as well as...
Forum: Foo
03-23-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,667
Posted By genec

Nobody has ever offered me that kind of money.

Nobody has ever offered me that kind of money.
Forum: Foo
03-23-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,248
Posted By genec

I lived in a studio apartment in a densely...

I lived in a studio apartment in a densely populated upscale area for a while... so upscale even the alleys had names... talk about gardener hell... it was a weekly cycle of mowers, trimmers,...
Forum: Foo
03-21-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 371
Posted By genec

Turn on your hose... I sent it too you in the...

Turn on your hose... I sent it too you in the easiest form... ;)
Forum: Foo
03-20-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 371
Posted By genec

In the OP video... the first issue I see is that...

In the OP video... the first issue I see is that nasty 2X4 end aimed at your gut or lower... I would not want to run into that if the shovel hit some sort of object.
Forum: Foo
03-20-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 371
Posted By genec

While I am no expert... I do have to agree that...

While I am no expert... I do have to agree that the ability to "throw" the snow is key. You can only push it so far. Ya gotta put it into the truck and drive it to another state. ;)

...
Forum: Foo
03-17-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,302
Posted By genec

One ends up in landfills, the other does not.

One ends up in landfills, the other does not.
Forum: Foo
03-17-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,302
Posted By genec

Either bury it on site. (carry small shovel) Or...

Either bury it on site. (carry small shovel) Or carry home in your hand. Or carry small brown "lunch sack" in which to hide da poop.
Forum: Foo
03-16-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 563
Posted By genec

Yeah, plumbing can be a real issue that way... I...

Yeah, plumbing can be a real issue that way... I had a single handle valve fail on a Moen faucet a few months ago... thought about just replacing the whole thing... and almost all the...
Forum: Foo
03-16-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 563
Posted By genec

Exactly. I lived in a place like that... I kept...

Exactly. I lived in a place like that... I kept all my changes to the garage, where I could see the romex I ran. I went into the attic once, saw that knob and post stuff and just backed away. I...
Forum: Foo
03-16-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 563
Posted By genec

Meant turning off power and basically going...

Meant turning off power and basically going through the same pain... If it were a wiring nighmare, I'd still get through it... but it would have taken far longer.

I recently also repaired...
Forum: Foo
03-16-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 563
Posted By genec

I recently added a circuit to my electrical...

I recently added a circuit to my electrical panel... for an outside GFCI outlet. I had done all the wire pulling and conduit work and the last part was actually wiring into the panel... My biggest...
Forum: Foo
03-15-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 563
Posted By genec

I have a very interesting kludge in my 1968...

I have a very interesting kludge in my 1968 home... The valve is in a nearby pantry, but the copper line runs from the pantry, behind the wall, under a flooring threshold, to the refrigerator... ...
Forum: Foo
03-14-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 875
Posted By genec

Says Rivian right on the side... small text,...

Says Rivian right on the side... small text, just aft of the front wheel. About 67K.

https://rivian.com/
Forum: Foo
03-14-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 563
Posted By genec

Of course they did... and their "reference" is...

Of course they did... and their "reference" is homes built within the last 10 years, for which they likely have parts... But of course your home was built outside that magic window, and will...
Forum: Foo
03-14-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 875
Posted By genec

Air and media is nice for long trips... but...

Air and media is nice for long trips... but otherwise... I tend to agree...

My old truck is suffering from a number of "fancy feature failures" due to rain leaking beyond seals into the...
Forum: Foo
03-14-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 563
Posted By genec

Honestly, it looks like the sort of thing that is...

Honestly, it looks like the sort of thing that is going to break in the wall... Plumbing is one of those things... the bits we need all stick through the wall, but the stuff that breaks inevitably...
Forum: Foo
03-14-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,832
Posted By genec

I "waited" on the drive home... ;) Two days...

I "waited" on the drive home... ;) Two days later and I'm still fine... not one single desire to gobble other people's brains. (have to wait the full "28 days later...
Forum: Foo
03-14-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,832
Posted By genec

What industry in America doesn't put profits...

What industry in America doesn't put profits first? Seems to me when a few industries tried to be more ethical, they were stung with the rules of the SEC and how public companies should be run... ...
Forum: Foo
03-13-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,832
Posted By genec

First, bear in mind that not all players in "the...

First, bear in mind that not all players in "the industry" acted as you mention. That is a pretty broad brush you wield....
Forum: Foo
03-12-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,832
Posted By genec

I like that essentially you trust scientists more...

I like that essentially you trust scientists more than CEOs. :D

STEM verses Business ;)
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