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Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 263
Posted By KraneXL

Thanks for pointing that out. I said cooking...

Thanks for pointing that out. I said cooking because I eat slowly and leave things warming for way too long. I also love taking long hot showers because it releaves my achy joints and muscles. I...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 148
Posted By KraneXL

🧹 The most accursed household chores?

What's your most dreaded household chore? Vacuuming? Laundry? Bathroom? Garage? Attic? Pruning trees?

I just finished cleaning my oven so I'm going to vote oven cleaning by a landslide. Took two...
08-21-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By KraneXL

My hybrid spins out at 34 mph.

My hybrid spins out at 34 mph.
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,158
Posted By KraneXL

Its more about the bitrate and not necessarily...

Its more about the bitrate and not necessarily the technology. The original idea behind MP3 was its light weight and that most listeners couldn't tell the difference -- especially on their tinny...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,531
Posted By KraneXL

I use my A/C during baking for the most part. Or...

I use my A/C during baking for the most part. Or to vent my unit when I burn my dinner. One advantage of California's Mediterranean climate.
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 263
Posted By KraneXL

Heats up your kitchen and everything around it. I...

Heats up your kitchen and everything around it. I also can't tell you how many times I've left mine on low (where you can barely see the flame) by mistake. Also, takes forever to boil water, and...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By KraneXL

Who's been eating in my living room? Well...

Who's been eating in my living room?

Well they did allow him fill his little belly with taco meat and ice cream. Ice cream? Bears really do eat anything.
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By KraneXL

🐻 Yogi caught raiding refrigerator?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-iaQGj6QJo

Umm, tacos.

For a moment I thought he was going to turn on the sink to get some water to wash it down.
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 03:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 263
Posted By KraneXL

Cook-top: Electric vs gas vs induction

Anybody cook with induction? I recently purchased an induction hot plate, and so far, I'm loving it. It boils water in almost half the time (3 vs 5 min.), and doesn't heat up the surroundings. Hope...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 03:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,158
Posted By KraneXL

Saw an infomercial with classic easy listening...

Saw an infomercial with classic easy listening song from the 70's and 80''s on CD today. Apparently, the optical disc isn't as dead as everybody thought.
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 03:02 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 76,586
Posted By KraneXL

Motown Sound

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YU8oNu3pdS0

1966
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 02:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,531
Posted By KraneXL

Indeed it does. Florida = virtual year-round A/C....

Indeed it does. Florida = virtual year-round A/C. This time of year, definitely 24/7 unless you can tolerate being very uncomfortable. In August you can be outside at 3:00 AM and sweat bullets while...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 02:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 462
Posted By KraneXL

Consider the cost of the A/C vs the installation...

Consider the cost of the A/C vs the installation of some type of timer. If you're really a cheapskate, you can leave a note on the door and hope for the best. 😕
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 02:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 942
Posted By KraneXL

Is that the nature of the question? On average 1...

Is that the nature of the question? On average 1 in 25. All the others are yuck.
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 02:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 603
Posted By KraneXL

This. Wilting is natural during the heat of...

This.

Wilting is natural during the heat of the day, but won't harm the plant long-term. The more you water, the more they will become dependent on you, and won't adapts. Plants shouldn't need...
08-21-19, 02:22 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,883
Posted By KraneXL

Because words matter...a lot! Bodily...

Because words matter...a lot!


Bodily injury or harm. Not necessarily harassment, but potentially more harmful.
Forum: Touring
08-20-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,445
Posted By KraneXL

The last thing you ever want to do is visit the...

The last thing you ever want to do is visit the Florida everglades in the summer. I did once as a child and to this day am still traumatized. Everything I hear or see the word, I have flashbacks of...
Forum: Foo
08-19-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,797
Posted By KraneXL

Good luck with that. Too bad they don't make the...

Good luck with that. Too bad they don't make the Yugo anymore. 😕

https://media.npr.org/assets/artslife/books/2010/03/yugo/yugo_wide-2475035a4ae05800f100955e7bd7d743f675e049-s800-c85.jpg...
08-19-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,560
Posted By KraneXL

That's where the fine art of communication, or...

That's where the fine art of communication, or dare I say persuasion, comes in at. Most people can see reason when its explained clearly enough to them. If all else fails, try compare and contrast:...
Forum: Foo
08-19-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,797
Posted By KraneXL

Having no credit can affect your credit. But you...

Having no credit can affect your credit. But you want to use your credit for it to be of any value. Just letting it sit idol won't mean much. Even when you have the cash its better to pay through...
08-19-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,560
Posted By KraneXL

Some people -- esp. business owners -- just don't...

Some people -- esp. business owners -- just don't get this. Then they wonder why their business fails.


Only the dishonest ones, which I'm met. However, if you find an honest dealer then that's...
08-18-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,560
Posted By KraneXL

That sums it all up in one sentence. And this...

That sums it all up in one sentence. And this works for any business, regardless of type. If nothing else never forget that.
Without a doubt. In fact, I'm drafting not one but two letters right now...
08-17-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,560
Posted By KraneXL

That was my experience with my last shop who...

That was my experience with my last shop who started his now family owned business back in the late '50s. Over the course of my dealing with him I bought 3 bikes and would go back again if I still...
08-17-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,102
Posted By KraneXL

First, you can leave off Africa since unlike Asia...

First, you can leave off Africa since unlike Asia and especially Europe, Africans didn't readily immigrate to North American to escape political and economic persecution. Rather, those limited groups...
Forum: Foo
08-17-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,797
Posted By KraneXL

That might be true except for one thing: Its...

That might be true except for one thing:

Its call advertising -- and its a very powerful and effective tool of the rich. It supersedes all logic and good sense.
08-17-19, 02:45 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,883
Posted By KraneXL

Some people can see doom everywhere. Some are too...

Some people can see doom everywhere. Some are too afraid to drive on certain highways. Some are too afraid to fly. Others are too afraid to take a boat.

Thing is, every mode of transportation can...
08-16-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,883
Posted By KraneXL

First rule is to know your rights and be...

First rule is to know your rights and be predictable. This.

Its about anybody that gets in their way, and cyclist are no exception. Not engaging is a good idea, and you're not going to educate...
08-16-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,560
Posted By KraneXL

That's one solution. Another would be to continue...

That's one solution. Another would be to continue to shop around until you find a shop that truly appreciates your business. First rules, look for recommendations. People love to share good...
Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 862
Posted By KraneXL

Full disclosure: The vendor contacted me after I...

Full disclosure: The vendor contacted me after I complained that the arm rests were slightly loose and promised to send me replacement parts if I gave the chair a 5 star rating. I never promise her...
Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 862
Posted By KraneXL

Well if I use the review to make my decision --...

Well if I use the review to make my decision -- and it turns out to be correct or incorrect -- then I feel obligated to support it or set the record straight. I particularly appreciate those reviews...
08-16-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,102
Posted By KraneXL

Southern Florida is not made up by native...

Southern Florida is not made up by native Floridians, rather, people from the Caribbean and the rest of the U.S.
08-16-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,496
Posted By KraneXL

In fact, the two are distinctly different....

In fact, the two are distinctly different. Someone who invests in, and put on cycling gear is vastly different from someone that uses a bike to commute from A to B.
Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,385
Posted By KraneXL

Are you writing to someone else or for...

Are you writing to someone else or for yourself?[/COLOR][/COLOR]

In any event, you proceed from an incorrect premise if you feel this is coming from me. As I pointed out above, its not my rule,...
Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,385
Posted By KraneXL

Graphic design 10: Readability. Its your job JFB...

Graphic design 10: Readability. Its your job JFB to make it easy to read and interpret. Its the main reason why things like resumes (and screenplays) have such strict submission requirements.

When...
08-16-19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 2,335
Views: 206,062
Posted By KraneXL

A film school requirement (along with The...

A film school requirement (along with The Godfather, and Goodfellas) for its cinematography magic. Its all about the fight scene.
Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 01:37 AM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 116,733
Posted By KraneXL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCtmDqUnrTw ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCtmDqUnrTw

1983
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,797
Posted By KraneXL

I went through the phase. Mine was out of control...

I went through the phase. Mine was out of control with no solution in sight. I finally used a free debt management service and eventually (it took years) got it under control. I'm now happy to say...
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 862
Posted By KraneXL

Do you trust Amazon customer reviews?

Do you trust reviews your read on Amazon (and other online retailers) products? I keep hearing people say (Linus Tech Tips) that the reviews you read online are fake. But I write a lot of reviews...
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,472
Posted By KraneXL

I was generalizing -- Any organism or harmful...

I was generalizing -- Any organism or harmful particulate that's in the water.
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,385
Posted By KraneXL

Not to answer for anyone else, but to comment I...

Not to answer for anyone else, but to comment I was always taught to er towards conservative when it comes to font readability. For me, I would stick to 3 most basic san-serif fonts:

1) Helvetica...
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,114
Posted By KraneXL

An easy one: None whatsoever. Mirrorless...

An easy one:

None whatsoever. Mirrorless advantage is size/weight. That is all.
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 03:36 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,472
Posted By KraneXL

That's fine. But testing at the faculty is one...

That's fine. But testing at the faculty is one thing, the water you drink by the time it gets to your tap is something totally different. Are you sure that water is as safe as they say it is? Using...
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 02:01 AM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 102,301
Posted By KraneXL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tH2w6Oxx0kQ ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tH2w6Oxx0kQ

1978
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 01:54 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,472
Posted By KraneXL

A joke? Have you had your well water tested...

A joke?

Have you had your well water tested lately? I seem to recall hearing or reading somewhere that all well water was contaminated and needed to be filtered. If nothing else a whole house...
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,472
Posted By KraneXL

I'm glad you clear that up for those of us that...

I'm glad you clear that up for those of us that aren't as trendy. Although I do know who Strangelove is.
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,472
Posted By KraneXL

Pretty Boy Floyd?

Pretty Boy Floyd?
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 76,586
Posted By KraneXL

Dig that crazy Nehru jacket. Where can I get one...

Dig that crazy Nehru jacket. Where can I get one of those? 🤔
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,385
Posted By KraneXL

It much less about time of completion and more...

It much less about time of completion and more about formal presentation procedures. Any education through an institution is going to teach you the most formal procedures vs on-the-job training or...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 04:18 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,961
Posted By KraneXL

Canari were like entry level the last time I...

Canari were like entry level the last time I checked.
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 02:44 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,472
Posted By KraneXL

The tester that comes with the pitcher (or one...

The tester that comes with the pitcher (or one you can purchase separately) is not that sophisticated. It only measure dissolved particles (there shouldn't be any) in the water. Nevertheless, if you...
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