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Forum: Foo
04-01-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 198
Posted By RubeRad

One of the catchiest TV theme tunes of all time...

One of the catchiest TV theme tunes of all time -- but this is an April Fool's thread! Did you prank somebody by locking them in a safe with an exploding piece of paper?

At least one of these...
Forum: Foo
04-01-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 198
Posted By RubeRad

What's Mr. T's girlfriend's name? IT'S...

What's Mr. T's girlfriend's name?

IT'S APRIL, FOOLS!
Forum: Foo
04-01-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 198
Posted By RubeRad

April fools

Here's what I got in my email that reminded me it's April Fool's Day:

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/613x1297/newportmax_ba6db0a5104dbed30ae4263c81c181f901623dae.png

...
Forum: Foo
04-01-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By RubeRad

When I ride one of my favorite local trails, I...

When I ride one of my favorite local trails, I always get the same start of a poem in my head, something like

As I roll along,
the grasses and the twigs grab my spokes
and pluck the most...
Forum: Foo
04-01-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By RubeRad

Those are amazing. Yesterday I learned my...

Those are amazing.

Yesterday I learned my MIL's cousin, who is a painter in Japan (and who I've never met) did a TEDx talk, so I looked it up. It's fascinating!

I think at least #2 and #3,...
Forum: Foo
04-01-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By RubeRad

Howdy 65er! It's good to see you around here...

Howdy 65er! It's good to see you around here again!
Forum: Foo
04-01-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 475
Posted By RubeRad

This one time at work I was at a urinal next to...

This one time at work I was at a urinal next to another guy I know, and he says "Nice watch". I get all excited and start telling him about how it's a refurbished Seiko 5 from India off eBay, you can...
Forum: Foo
04-01-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 442
Posted By RubeRad

I hosted a skribble.io 'party' the other night...

I hosted a skribble.io 'party' the other night with a few family members
03-29-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 517
Posted By RubeRad

Get a NY license plate that says ASSMAN

Get a NY license plate that says ASSMAN
Forum: Foo
03-29-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,441
Posted By RubeRad

Another thing; no stores anywhere carry any...

Another thing; no stores anywhere carry any FLOUR. Everybody all of a sudden knows how to bake? I've been making Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day (http://abin5.com) for going on 10 years now, I...
03-27-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 517
Posted By RubeRad

oopx, looks like I was very wrong ...

oopx, looks like I was very wrong
https://i.pinimg.com/236x/ff/4d/79/ff4d796f7336ed24066336f7bc0aa4b0--fishing-stuff-fly-fishing.jpg
03-27-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 517
Posted By RubeRad

I have never seen one of those. And I don't...

I have never seen one of those. And I don't imagine it would be very sexy.
Forum: Foo
03-27-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,137
Posted By RubeRad

I shoulda linked before, here are the census.gov...

I shoulda linked before, here are the census.gov guidelines:

https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2020/modifying-2020-operations-for-counting-college-students.html


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Forum: Foo
03-27-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,441
Posted By RubeRad

hilarious!

hilarious!
Forum: Foo
03-26-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10,538
Views: 2,179,208
Posted By RubeRad

Oh now I get it, I read 'gigs' as in GigaBytes,...

Oh now I get it, I read 'gigs' as in GigaBytes, and was thinking somebody's hard drive crashed or something
03-26-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 821
Posted By RubeRad

OP that's rough. Sounds like you're suffering...

OP that's rough. Sounds like you're suffering from exactly the same reasons I stopped doing Atkins. I was able to stop because I was just trying to lose some weight, but with legit medical reasons to...
03-26-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By RubeRad

B/c of nytimes paywall, I don't know if that's...

B/c of nytimes paywall, I don't know if that's the same, but here's a 3D printed mask

https://copper3d.com/hackthepandemic/

Note the popup, apparently some people were considering this to be a...
Forum: Foo
03-26-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Posted By RubeRad

I still haven't learned of anybody I know...

I still haven't learned of anybody I know personally testing positive. Best wishes for your sis & BIL
Forum: Foo
03-26-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,137
Posted By RubeRad

Note, I googled, and my son that is at home...

Note, I googled, and my son that is at home because college shut down because of the coronas, is NOT supposed to be reported on the census form.
Forum: Foo
03-26-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 349
Posted By RubeRad

I know some stuff and am happy to either answer...

I know some stuff and am happy to either answer questions or tell you I don't know.
Forum: Foo
03-26-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By RubeRad

Whoever buys that, let us know the price. I've...

Whoever buys that, let us know the price. I've got some not-quite-so-fresh, slightly-used TP that I'll let go for only half the price
03-26-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 517
Posted By RubeRad

From the state of CA...

From the state of CA (https://covid19.ca.gov/stay-home-except-for-essential-needs/):[h3][b]
Forum: Foo
03-25-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8,632
Views: 879,448
Posted By RubeRad

A bike rack design in the form of an optical...

A bike rack design in the form of an optical illusion:

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/492x353/bikepark1_1c6115330f874abfdc211e605568612690157a88.jpg...
03-24-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18,593
Views: 3,006,674
Posted By RubeRad

Probably worth $250 for parts, but how does it...

Probably worth $250 for parts, but how does it get folded in half like that with no (apparent) damage to front wheel or fork?
03-24-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 856
Posted By RubeRad

Interesting. Seems the uproar in Israel has a lot...

Interesting. Seems the uproar in Israel has a lot to do with the government just moving ahead on this unilaterally, rather than seeking democratic buy-in.
03-24-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 856
Posted By RubeRad

Israel is now using this technology (without...

Israel is now using this technology (without warrants) to try to control coronavirus...
03-24-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 754
Posted By RubeRad

Interesting stages from Ben King there. I haven't...

Interesting stages from Ben King there. I haven't made it to Stage 6 (or Stage 5 part II: the sickening?) as I know no infected, not even like friend of a friend.

Here's another sentiment I've...
03-22-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 754
Posted By RubeRad

I can mostly work from home, got called in a...

I can mostly work from home, got called in a couple days last week.

Our church was streaming-only today, in conformance with the CA declaration. No singing, at this point they didn't think they...
Forum: Foo
03-22-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,441
Posted By RubeRad

I have some cone--shaped perforated-metal (gold?...

I have some cone--shaped perforated-metal (gold? -ish?) foil non-disposable filters that I picked up at salvation army. I don't usually use them because it's a lot more convenient to just lift out a...
03-19-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 754
Posted By RubeRad

I wouldn't count on it. I remember this huge San...

I wouldn't count on it. I remember this huge San Diego-wide power outage probably about 10 years back. It was eerie, everybody in the neighborhood wandering out of their houses, not so much being...
03-19-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 754
Posted By RubeRad

There is the lack of biking to work, but I have...

There is the lack of biking to work, but I have had to pop into work a few times for stuff that couldn't be done remotely, and because of the rain I just drove.
03-17-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 754
Posted By RubeRad

Almost. It was actually easier than pickup,...

Almost. It was actually easier than pickup, because at a pickup game there's always just barely enough people to play. Any odd man out is a sub for one team, and you almost never get a break. Which...
03-17-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,563
Posted By RubeRad

There are ramen packs that are meant to be eaten...

There are ramen packs that are meant to be eaten raw. You open it up, crunch the brick apart, pour over a pack of flavor powder, and eat it like potato chips or some other crunchy snack.

here are...
Forum: Foo
03-17-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By RubeRad

Interesting. But I think the same criticisms...

Interesting. But I think the same criticisms would apply to ellipses. An ellipse is better defined by its center and semimajor/semiminor axes (radii). Or if drawing the the string loop method, by its...
Forum: Foo
03-16-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By RubeRad

But you're right, you gotta be careful at the...

But you're right, you gotta be careful at the Gross Out. I learned the hard way to be very careful about buying produce there.
Forum: Foo
03-16-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By RubeRad

lol I always just call it "The 'Let". That's my...

lol I always just call it "The 'Let". That's my favoritest place to shop. I love a bargain. And I love feeling superior to people who are ignorantly paranoid about expiration dates, which are...
03-16-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,164
Posted By RubeRad

As of today San Diego County is 39 cases, 0...

As of today San Diego County is 39 cases, 0 deaths (https://www.kpbs.org/news/2020/mar/16/coronavirus-live-updates/). I remember hearing that the 1st case in San Diego was found 1 week ago today. I...
Forum: Foo
03-16-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By RubeRad

Fuller story, they're not actually Cheerio's...

Fuller story, they're not actually Cheerio's brand Honey Nut Cheerios, they're some store-brand Hunny-ish Oaty Circles (Now Also with Nut Flavor), bought for like 99c/box from Grocery Outlet. But she...
03-16-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,563
Posted By RubeRad

I have a nostalgic in my heart for Kraft boxed...

I have a nostalgic in my heart for Kraft boxed M&C, but I consider it a completely different foodstuff than really good mac&cheese (much like I love Taco Bell, but consider it to be a completely...
03-16-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,563
Posted By RubeRad

This was another good one I remember, using...

This was another good one I remember, using evaporated milk instead of bechamel for gooey mac & cheese:
https://www.budgetbytes.com/will-skillet-mac-cheese/
Forum: Foo
03-16-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By RubeRad

You mean, half-tau day? ...

You mean, half-tau day?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jG7vhMMXagQ

https://tauday.com/tau-manifesto

pi should never have been defined as the ratio between circumference and diameter. Who...
03-16-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,563
Posted By RubeRad

I'm kind of a ramen aficionado. The best ramen...

I'm kind of a ramen aficionado. The best ramen restaurant in San Diego, Tajima, has mind-blowingly delicious tonkotsu broth, and handmade noodles with amazing taste and chew. But the high-end instant...
Forum: Foo
03-16-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By RubeRad

Most recently, buy too much Honey Nut Cheerios....

Most recently, buy too much Honey Nut Cheerios. Apparently it 'tastes like nothing' and/or 'baby food'
Forum: Foo
03-16-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,441
Posted By RubeRad

There's a standup special on Netflix by English...

There's a standup special on Netflix by English comedian Daniel Sloss with a lengthy bit about anal hygiene. Also in the Canadian season of Comedians of the World, K Trevor Wilson has a lot of...
03-16-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 320
Posted By RubeRad

I'm not much for the sportsball. Was considering...

I'm not much for the sportsball. Was considering ordering Sling for March Madness like last year, but now don't need to.

Even crazier, the D3 men's basketball tournament had already gotten...
03-16-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,164
Posted By RubeRad

That pic is fantastic. Worth at least 1001 words.

That pic is fantastic. Worth at least 1001 words.
03-16-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,164
Posted By RubeRad

I heard airlines are flying planes essentially...

I heard airlines are flying planes essentially empty, because they're locked into long-term fuel contracts, and can only store so much fuel, so their only option is to burn it
03-12-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 652
Posted By RubeRad

Pretty cool vid. Here's a graph from Johns...

Pretty cool vid. Here's a graph from Johns Hopkins (https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html) of China (orange) vs the rest of the world (yellow). Green is Recovered (worldwide).

So you can see China...
03-12-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 652
Posted By RubeRad

This says...

This says (https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/03/dont-panic-the-comprehensive-ars-technica-guide-to-the-coronavirus/) (somewhere, sorry it's long and I'm trying to remember what I read yesterday)...
Forum: Foo
03-12-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By RubeRad

They must have set the license fee to a point...

They must have set the license fee to a point where they can profit without receiving/reselling the data. And to a point where the licensees can afford the license fee after offsetting with the value...
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