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Forum: Foo
04-04-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 605
Posted By genec

Get some nice full braid from a sailing store...

Get some nice full braid from a sailing store like West Marine... knots are fun!

I have some paracord lying around that I use from time to time, just for the heck of it. And any decent...
Forum: Foo
04-04-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 605
Posted By genec

Cool. I have never really found a use for...

Cool.

I have never really found a use for the sheepshank either... and laugh at that one scene in Jaws where Hooper ties one and throws it at Quinn... it of course falls into a loose bundle of...
Forum: Foo
04-03-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 605
Posted By genec

I was gonna mention sheepshank... but so few...

I was gonna mention sheepshank... but so few folks know it.

One knot I have never really gotten the hand of is the one handed bowline. Have seen it, have worked it, but I seem to forget it for...
Forum: Foo
04-03-20, 02:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 605
Posted By genec

A tautline hitch needs to be under load to work...

A tautline hitch needs to be under load to work right... do you tie to some shelf upright or something to get it taut.

I love the tautline hitch... and amaze folks with it all the time.

Clove...
Forum: Foo
04-02-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 529
Posted By genec

Now I have to chuckle.. as it just occurred to me...

Now I have to chuckle.. as it just occurred to me that this is a Hondo thread... so now I picture the Hondo Hippy shack, all rustic, out in the back of some dusty field somewhere in Texas... and in...
Forum: Foo
04-02-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 529
Posted By genec

Having never used a bidet, I have no idea;...

Having never used a bidet, I have no idea; however, I do know that on certain toilets, my "parts" have dangled into that cold water, and I did not enjoy it.

OK, thanks to the 'net... here's the...
Forum: Foo
04-01-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 529
Posted By genec

And you're going to spray cold water on your...

And you're going to spray cold water on your naked bum.

Best to find a way to hook a longer hose to your shower, so you can use WARM water to get that "sweet smelling bum."
Forum: Foo
04-01-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 529
Posted By genec

:lol::roflmao2::roflmao: Does underwear come...

:lol::roflmao2::roflmao:

Does underwear come in a bulk pack. :innocent:
Forum: Foo
04-01-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 529
Posted By genec

Hondo... have stopped using TP... have found the...

Hondo... have stopped using TP... have found the shower wand in my RV to offer much better results. Am going to install wash wands in my house too.

They have wash wands everywhere in Finland,...
Forum: Foo
03-31-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 643
Posted By genec

And they sell guns. Actually growing up in...

And they sell guns.

Actually growing up in Fort Worth, there was a drive thru liquor store, just down the street... and later, living in So Cal... there was a place called Hiram's Guns and Liquor...
Forum: Foo
03-31-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 643
Posted By genec

If you don't recognize Texas... well whoosh. ...

If you don't recognize Texas... well whoosh. It's a whole 'nother country.

BTW, for anyone reading this... highway 84 is the Texas Tree Trail.
Forum: Foo
03-31-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 643
Posted By genec

Hardly. Been there, done that. Was raised in...

Hardly.

Been there, done that. Was raised in Fort Worth... avoided Dallas like the plague... it was "the big city." Fort Worth is "where the west begins." (For the record, they drink white wine in...
03-31-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By genec

They look like molding process holes to me......

They look like molding process holes to me... but... did you follow up on the comments above from Giro?
Forum: Foo
03-31-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 643
Posted By genec

Dallas, Houston... both are examples of...

Dallas, Houston... both are examples of municipalities, and probably both have wine tasting rooms and martini bars. Oh sure, they have BBQ places, steakhouses, and maybe even a few cowboys, on the...
Forum: Foo
03-30-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 643
Posted By genec

Just walk around in your cycling kit... social...

Just walk around in your cycling kit... social distancing is automatic.
03-30-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 615
Posted By genec

I was in Palm Bay this last year, and went...

I was in Palm Bay this last year, and went through Dorian. I was living in an RV, doing contract design work in the area. In the RV, I was always prepared to go "dry camping" for a week or more......
03-30-20, 02:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 615
Posted By genec

Having long been a west coaster, we typically...

Having long been a west coaster, we typically keep cases of canned goods and cases of water, as well bags of beans and rice... the big secret is to constantly rotate that stock, so nothing gets too...
03-29-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 299
Posted By genec

Read it, leave, never return. No comments...

Read it, leave, never return. No comments required. Simple.
03-27-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,362
Posted By genec

At the risk of this thread being moved to P&R... ...

At the risk of this thread being moved to P&R... I would suggest listening to Fauci, rather than "that other guy...":
Forum: Foo
03-27-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 10,555
Views: 2,181,746
Posted By genec

Sent it to my wife (singer) and she fully agreed.

Sent it to my wife (singer) and she fully agreed.
Forum: Foo
03-26-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By genec

I'm trying to figure out a decent easy way to...

I'm trying to figure out a decent easy way to diplay, yet keep access to my various lids. I've collected lids from all over... some from great little micro brews, some just from unusual sites, such...
Forum: Foo
03-23-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8,636
Views: 881,811
Posted By genec

^^^Damn, talk about having to know the path...

^^^Damn, talk about having to know the path...
Forum: Foo
03-22-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,173
Posted By genec

Probably not using the proper cover page... you...

Probably not using the proper cover page... you got the memo, right?
03-20-20, 02:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,286
Posted By genec

Maybe the remains of the Grateful Dead need to...

Maybe the remains of the Grateful Dead need to write something long and lingering that just sort of fades away in the end...
03-15-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,639
Posted By genec

If you avoid the spice pack, you cut out a lot of...

If you avoid the spice pack, you cut out a lot of sodium. I cook the noodles in veggie broth, throw in some chopped broccoli and green onions and a tablespoon of red miso paste right at the end, and...
03-14-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By genec

Got a big stash of single ply I bought...

Got a big stash of single ply I bought accidentally... I'm covered.
Forum: Foo
03-14-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,742
Posted By genec

Watch for poison ivy/oak. YIKES

Watch for poison ivy/oak. YIKES
Forum: Foo
03-14-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,742
Posted By genec

The reality is the batroom hygiene of the future...

The reality is the batroom hygiene of the future should involve a lot less paper and more hygenic washing.

I read one opinion piece that compared American toilets to bedpans with holes...

The...
Forum: Foo
03-14-20, 12:22 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,742
Posted By genec

Quality of TP is also an issue. That slick...

Quality of TP is also an issue. That slick industrial stuff they supply at my office is rather poorly designed for the purpose. Quality stuff does the job well, while requiring less quantity. ...
Forum: Foo
03-12-20, 04:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By genec

I prefer Amazon's "don't even walk in" retail. ...

I prefer Amazon's "don't even walk in" retail. Just send it to me.
Forum: Foo
03-10-20, 12:47 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 7,987
Posted By genec

Fooling the camera only system (Tesla) is pretty...

Fooling the camera only system (Tesla) is pretty easy, with resulting danger that the vehicle sped up.

Fooling the LIDAR system required a complex timing situation, and resulted in braking, that...
03-09-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,148
Posted By genec

Sadly, a locking feature might be a liability,...

Sadly, a locking feature might be a liability, such that the system "detects" something and the driver is in a "must exit" situation... the only credible example I can think of is a car in...
03-09-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,148
Posted By genec

If you are moving at 18MPH, GET OT OF THE DOOR...

If you are moving at 18MPH, GET OT OF THE DOOR ZONE, yes, get out of the door zone... you must be seen by other traffic.

Even at lower speeds, you need to be seen by other traffic... but, I am...
Forum: Foo
03-09-20, 12:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 585
Posted By genec

One bite at a time. But frankly, about one...

One bite at a time.

But frankly, about one bite, would be enough...

Nutritionally, that is a nightmare. Fried grease, flour and sugar, the ulimate in processed foods, and nothing green. The...
Forum: Foo
03-08-20, 03:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By genec

I don't know who Cheryl is, but I fully agree...

I don't know who Cheryl is, but I fully agree with Larry!
Forum: Foo
03-07-20, 02:23 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 7,987
Posted By genec

Oh, gee, look, you can fool an AV vision system. ...

Oh, gee, look, you can fool an AV vision system.
https://theconversation.com/amp/autonomous-vehicles-can-be-fooled-to-see-nonexistent-obstacles-129427

Oh gee, look, you can fool a human, too....
Forum: Foo
03-05-20, 01:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,999
Posted By genec

I don't know Buzzards Bay or that area at all,...

I don't know Buzzards Bay or that area at all, but by your description and mention of ~7 miles, and a racing dink, I am thinking you are planning at times, hitting 7kts easy... so this was a good...
03-04-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,351
Posted By genec

Oh, I agree there are problem intersections... ...

Oh, I agree there are problem intersections... and there are easy intersections. But frankly, if you don't believe the "data" presented... run the experiment yourself. Try different intersections,...
Forum: Foo
03-03-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By genec

Yes, it seems some folks have no sense of phone...

Yes, it seems some folks have no sense of phone courtesy, nor personal space... they just push their space into yours, acoustically. I would almost be willing to do "battle," but the I would merely...
Forum: Foo
03-02-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 894
Posted By genec

We had a dog that loved beer... a big...

We had a dog that loved beer... a big weimaraner. He would wait until my dad set the bottle down next to the chaise lounge in the back yard, and dad wasn't paying attention... Then Rusty would grab...
Forum: Foo
03-02-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8,636
Views: 881,811
Posted By genec

Has got to be China, where traffic rules are...

Has got to be China, where traffic rules are merely a suggestion.
Forum: Foo
03-02-20, 02:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By genec

Now imagine 6 or 8 of those ^^^ blaring away, at...

Now imagine 6 or 8 of those ^^^ blaring away, at least two of which are making random bing bong bang game noises, and you are stuck in line.

Have a nice day. :twitchy:
Forum: Foo
03-01-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By genec

A different headphone rant... Use headphones... PLEASE!

Yeah, same guy, slightly different subject... this time I am here to ask you to please use headphones.

Twice in the last two days I was stuck in a public area, waiting... for different...
Forum: Foo
03-01-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 894
Posted By genec

No, my first encounters with beer were of a...

No, my first encounters with beer were of a strange bitter liquid... but like other flavors in my life I have learned to savor, I now enjoy beer. I have brewed beer, and quite enjoy the various...
03-01-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,351
Posted By genec

Do a self test. Stand in a crosswalk at the side...

Do a self test. Stand in a crosswalk at the side of the road and see who stops. (In CA it is a law...) keep tabs... try different areas of town... upscale, near colleges, blue collar areas.
...
Forum: Foo
03-01-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8,636
Views: 881,811
Posted By genec

Jeeze, what was that? A gang of thieves ready to...

Jeeze, what was that? A gang of thieves ready to steal a bike? Or one guy caught by some sort of production company? Or what?

Orange shirt seems to be strolling along, acts casual, grabs bike. ...
02-29-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,351
Posted By genec

Only if the drivers actually crash... a situation...

Only if the drivers actually crash... a situation not required while failing to stop for crossing peds. How do you record, close calls and bad attitude? How do you measure "get off the road" and...
Forum: Foo
02-29-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,219
Posted By genec

Something called "the freezer method???"

Something called "the freezer method???"
Forum: Foo
02-28-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By genec

I always felt a depressing reduction in fitness...

I always felt a depressing reduction in fitness after reurning to either cycling or swimming after any break in "training." It was like a day off took two days to get back, two days off took a bit...
Forum: Foo
02-28-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8,636
Views: 881,811
Posted By genec

And when it is wet, it will be just as smooth and...

And when it is wet, it will be just as smooth and slippery. Needs a slight broom finish for safety reasons, being just outside that door.
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