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Forum: Foo
05-27-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 181
Posted By genec

My fave was taking a screen shot of a live...

My fave was taking a screen shot of a live screen, and making it the screen saver.

Oh and moving a couple of keys on a keyboard...

Good times.
Forum: Foo
05-27-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 103
Posted By genec

SPACEX launch scrubbed.

Weather. Was to be the first manned flight for SPACEX. Lightening was seen in the area, and the launch has been scrubbed. I think Saturday may be the next launch window.
05-27-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 104
Posted By genec

Probably made in China too. :eek:

Probably made in China too. :eek:
Forum: Foo
05-27-20, 03:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 265
Posted By genec

Just go for the Michelin "tire" instead... looks...

Just go for the Michelin "tire" instead... looks like this:O
Forum: Foo
05-26-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 265
Posted By genec

Since early March, I have had the same ~$300 in...

Since early March, I have had the same ~$300 in my wallet, and have not been able to use cash anywhere. The only accepted payment has been a plastic card. I have left cash tips at a number of takeout...
Forum: Foo
05-26-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 265
Posted By genec

"Ice cold beer... " Reminds me of a caper my...

"Ice cold beer... " Reminds me of a caper my brother and I pulled back just before we were able to legally drink. Dad kept beers in the garage, we had a fridge out there where he kept Michelob. Well,...
Forum: Foo
05-26-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 265
Posted By genec

Wow, pretty damn well disguised if you ask me. ...

Wow, pretty damn well disguised if you ask me.
So now we have to try to take apart ATM machines to make sure they are real... Wow.

I am already getting tired of two part authentication for...
05-26-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,111
Posted By genec

I think they were always there... now they can...

I think they were always there... now they can communicate with other like minded fools. Academia requires publishing, peer review, and cross examination... Idiocracy requires none of that... ...
05-26-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 413
Posted By genec

Snorkel... Exhale up, not out. ;)

Snorkel... Exhale up, not out. ;)
05-26-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,111
Posted By genec

When an idea is promoted by one person or small...

When an idea is promoted by one person or small group and does not accept criticism or examination, and uses phrases like "don't believe your eyes and ears..." then you might consider it a conspiracy...
Forum: Foo
05-25-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,384
Posted By genec

Table saw, Check Router, Check Planer... oops...

Table saw, Check
Router, Check
Planer... oops
Jointer... oops
(wait, isn't a planer/jointer one tool?)

Apparently not...
https://youtu.be/9x8p5JZ8qHQ

But what would the Woodwright do?
Forum: Foo
05-25-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,236
Posted By genec

Anyone else use Abiword 2.8?

Anyone else use Abiword 2.8?
05-24-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By genec

I have indeed seen quite a bit of speeding, and...

I have indeed seen quite a bit of speeding, and poor attention to stop signs... and drivers that are zooming about in sports cars, because they can, and the roads are so clear. Indeed, a bad...
Forum: Foo
05-23-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 906
Posted By genec

My first washer was one that someone gave me,...

My first washer was one that someone gave me, "because it didn't work." Needed a new discharge pump (sort of universal back in those days) and a worn notch filed out of a control rod. It was funny,...
05-23-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,475
Posted By genec

two words... "snot rockets." 'nuff...

two words... "snot rockets." 'nuff said.
05-23-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,958
Posted By genec

This falls under the "recommend" category... "I...

This falls under the "recommend" category...
"I Love My Rifle More than You."
https://www.amazon.com/Love-Rifle-More-than-You/dp/0393329224
...
Forum: Foo
05-22-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 906
Posted By genec

No kidding... just beat your clothes on a rock...

No kidding... just beat your clothes on a rock at the nearest stream and be done with it.

of course, the real irony... having to use "refresh" tablets/powder to "clean" a machine that...
Forum: Foo
05-22-20, 03:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 906
Posted By genec

Disc brakes brakes on bikes make sense in wet...

Disc brakes brakes on bikes make sense in wet environments. This is especially true iif your road bike is a touring bike.
Forum: Foo
05-21-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 362
Posted By genec

Couldn't they have just given her the 500K and...

Couldn't they have just given her the 500K and sent her to a legit state college? I mean is her earning potential that high from an "elite" university? I would think once out into the job market,...
Forum: Foo
05-21-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 645
Posted By genec

Can goats and ducks drive those Roombas? It...

Can goats and ducks drive those Roombas? It might take a while to train them... Good luck with that. :innocent:
Forum: Foo
05-20-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 906
Posted By genec

No fancy electronics to fail, no sensors... I...

No fancy electronics to fail, no sensors... I never did understand "touch controls" and all that sensitive crap in a hot, wet, vibrating environment... you know you're gonna have to call a repair guy...
Forum: Foo
05-20-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 906
Posted By genec

Shoulda got the coin unit... You know the old...

Shoulda got the coin unit...
You know the old joke about putting a quarter in a jar every time you have sex in the first year of marriage...
Forum: Foo
05-19-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 906
Posted By genec

Lessee... front loader... is it water tight? ...

Lessee... front loader... is it water tight? if so, find the drain pump out line and cap it off, or valve it. Then find the water inlet and fill it. Kinda big for such a tiny window... but hey,...
Forum: Foo
05-19-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 244
Posted By genec

Regarding the passport renewal... just saw this...

Regarding the passport renewal... just saw this on the US Gov'ment page:



https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/have-passport/renew.html

So, looks like eventually, I am not...
Forum: Foo
05-19-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 906
Posted By genec

We got a new Maytag about 2 years ago... also...

We got a new Maytag about 2 years ago... also from HD. Giant 5.0 cu ft model... yes you can wash sleeping bags in it, and other large loads. No center spindle. Wife was disappointed at first...
05-19-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,362
Posted By genec

So, stay 12-14 feet out, eh? Ah yes, back to the...

So, stay 12-14 feet out, eh? Ah yes, back to the same old thing. Good luck with that.
Forum: Foo
05-19-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 204
Posted By genec

No, just saying, they treated the bikes like all...

No, just saying, they treated the bikes like all the other "metal things..." or like the typical BSO in the back of most garages. That was a mistake on my part... Remember, to about 98% of...
Forum: Foo
05-19-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 906
Posted By genec

Hello... Maytag. Why Samsung, Why LG? Better...

Hello... Maytag. Why Samsung, Why LG? Better yet, how about good old fashion SpeedQueen.
Why are you, a Texan, buying offshore crap, that apparently doesn't do the job?

You brag about John...
Forum: Foo
05-19-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 204
Posted By genec

Yeah, don't let them move your bikes... they tend...

Yeah, don't let them move your bikes... they tend to be a bit rough on metal objects... which is how the see bikes... "metal things."

We ended up with some paint scratches, a broken mike stand,...
05-19-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By genec

Do you commute at speeds vastly over 15mph? I...

Do you commute at speeds vastly over 15mph? I always found my commute speed to be about 17mph average.

And bear in mind, these "slow sreets" are for areas of high density (which I failed to...
Forum: Foo
05-19-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 244
Posted By genec

Well driving slow apparently looks suspicious to...

Well driving slow apparently looks suspicious to LEOs when all other traffic is moving well over posted Limits, that and an out of state plate, and the bold red color of my vehicle. I have only been...
Forum: Foo
05-19-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 244
Posted By genec

All nice pat answers... allow me to respond: ...

All nice pat answers... allow me to respond:

1) No, the gig economy is not new... but the laws/work habits regarding employment are old. (otherwise I would be in my physical permanent residence...
05-19-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,577
Posted By genec

I would have to contend that the "Roaring 20s"...

I would have to contend that the "Roaring 20s" was an example of people trying to return to some form of normal... Folks certainly were not avoiding one another.

You are citing financial...
05-19-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By genec

"Slow street" proposals as a result of COVID

On the west coast I am seeing a few cities proposing closing streets, or dramatically slowing the speeds on streets (with barriers) to encourage walking and cycling. Another stated benefit is along...
Forum: Foo
05-19-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 244
Posted By genec

I am not sure... good question... and also the...

I am not sure... good question... and also the likely answer to my OP question... I should probably not seek a DL in the work state, but should instead seek to "write it off" as an office......
Forum: Foo
05-19-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,532
Posted By genec

Could it be that most contractors build to a...

Could it be that most contractors build to a certain minimum standard, that both of you well exceeded?

Most homes are built using 2x4 studs... anyone can choose to use, and pay for, 2x6 studs, or...
05-19-20, 01:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 604
Posted By genec

However much he thinks he needs... I would sure...

However much he thinks he needs... I would sure hate to think some doctor is controlling his dose... we all know Donnie knows best. He IS, after all, a "stable genius."

Why I would think he would...
Forum: Foo
05-19-20, 12:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 244
Posted By genec

I get local power and internet bills at the work...

I get local power and internet bills at the work adder... enough to claim residency. The truly ironic part is the work state will of course demand income tax.
05-18-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,577
Posted By genec

In this area, don't depend on government,...

In this area, don't depend on government, especially this government.

Private business wants to get going again, and wants to ensure the customer that they are exceeding the minimum...
05-18-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,577
Posted By genec

This, big time. Hey at one point Smallpox, polio...

This, big time. Hey at one point Smallpox, polio and and other diseases were almost in the some sort of epidemic situation, although not pandemic, with this sort of intensity. Vaccines were...
Forum: Foo
05-18-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,532
Posted By genec

My neighbor got tired of the same thing... the...

My neighbor got tired of the same thing... the trash truck would turn around using her driveway... ruined the transition ramp from the street... cracked and broken. She took two approaches. She...
Forum: Foo
05-18-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 244
Posted By genec

Yeah Military often gets a pass when it comes to...

Yeah Military often gets a pass when it comes to this issue. (and most states honor that)

The thing I face is having an out of state license plate... Sure, it matches the DL at the moment, but...
Forum: Foo
05-18-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 244
Posted By genec

DL in two states... the new Gig economy.

OK here is the issue. I have long been a contractor, and while I have a home address in one state, I may be working for an extended period in another state. As these are extended periods, I rent an...
05-18-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 321
Posted By genec

And so far, no zombies... Of course, as...

And so far, no zombies... Of course, as always... wait 31 days.
05-18-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 321
Posted By genec

Positive news in early stage vaccine development

This is early human trials testing. The big question is whether the antibodies form a suitable resistance to later infection.



Business Insider: Moderna coronavirus vaccine releases first...
05-17-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,362
Posted By genec

As I mentioned... right car tire track... Yet...

As I mentioned... right car tire track... Yet you know that a passing car will take off an open door... And in the video, they are talking 12 feet to be safe and not swerve.
05-17-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,362
Posted By genec

So here's the thing... they were not showing...

So here's the thing... they were not showing this on a street with typical tire tracks... So it becomes a bit difficult to verify this in their video format...

But they ARE talking about...
05-17-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 383
Posted By genec

Well, I like that the streets are nearly empty......

Well, I like that the streets are nearly empty... car traffic is way down, the price of gas is down, and the skies are more clear, and the promise of telecommuting has finally been fulfilled... but I...
Forum: Foo
05-17-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 645
Posted By genec

Don't have a Deere, but I do have a riding...

Don't have a Deere, but I do have a riding mower... and when I get it done, it is done right. I will admit though I do not have the "power" of a 3-5 man crew... so I tend to do raking in a...
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