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Forum: Foo
03-07-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,320
Posted By genec

What, is it a matter of HOA "permit," or perhaps...

What, is it a matter of HOA "permit," or perhaps living in such an exclusive area that the building department consists of one guy who only works 3 days a week... or what?
Forum: Foo
03-04-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By genec

I seem to recall "Secret life of Machines..."...

I seem to recall "Secret life of Machines..." even if not, man that seem so much up my alley... I love engineering type shows... From "How its made" to the series Mythbusters... to shows where...
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 584
Posted By genec

Depends on the job.... but typically for folks...

Depends on the job.... but typically for folks like me and Seattle Forrest... "face to face time" just means INTERRUPTIONS.
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 929
Posted By genec

Most of the respondents are probably in the +50...

Most of the respondents are probably in the +50 group anyway... :) <---- remember him. ;)
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 584
Posted By genec

Too much latency for me to work from a phone......

Too much latency for me to work from a phone... My tools would work fine, as they are on the laptop, but presentations via SKYPE... uh, no. But I did upgrade my home internet to a 1G plan... and...
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 584
Posted By genec

I hear ya... the irony for me was that during...

I hear ya... the irony for me was that during 2019, I was in the office, as many of us were... but the company I worked (still work for) for is large, and has offices all over the US... and the...
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 584
Posted By genec

My previous commutes were via bicycle... so...

My previous commutes were via bicycle... so losing the commute time wasn't really an asset... Now I have to "make time" for a bike ride. On the plus side, I can choose when and where to ride,...
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 584
Posted By genec

Only once. ;)

Only once. ;)
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 584
Posted By genec

Agreed... that makes a huge difference... as...

Agreed... that makes a huge difference... as well as dedicated office equipment... vice working on the kitchen table with the family laptop. :eek:

I do have a separate office... My commute is...
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 584
Posted By genec

At the same time there is a good chance that...

At the same time there is a good chance that society/work will change to be more accepting of Zoom et. al. for meetings and we'll all get better at it. Remote work isn't going away... for a variety...
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 01:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 584
Posted By genec

Well... I am physically 1200 miles away from the...

Well... I am physically 1200 miles away from the office... so I certainly hope they can deal with me not showing up there.

As long as tasks are completed, I think they are fine with it.
Forum: Foo
03-01-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 983
Posted By genec

Learn how to brew. Takes a day to boil/mix...

Learn how to brew.

Takes a day to boil/mix the ingredients, then about 10 to 14 days for first fermentation... Then you bottle it and wait about another 2 weeks for further fermentation and...
Forum: Foo
03-01-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,499
Posted By genec

Genius damn toaster... and not one touch screen...

Genius damn toaster... and not one touch screen or diode to ruin your day. A touch screen on a toaster... really? Yup, just saw one.

And yes, it raises and lowers your bread, and does...
Forum: Foo
03-01-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,320
Posted By genec

If the system is "complete..." what is he...

If the system is "complete..." what is he waiting for?
Forum: Foo
03-01-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,320
Posted By genec

Long weird ramble that never answers the...

Long weird ramble that never answers the question... SIGH ^^^^

Odd grammar too:

"I to saw his rant on solar turn on blaming CA red tape"
"On my real meaning outcome just above, I hear...
Forum: Foo
02-27-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,320
Posted By genec

Apparently he is waiting for panels... I can't...

Apparently he is waiting for panels... I can't help but wonder what the real issue is...

https://youtu.be/UwIbpbljl6A
Forum: Foo
02-25-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 433
Posted By genec

I "rake the forest." Makes the forest nicer...

I "rake the forest."
Makes the forest nicer looking, prevents fires (supposedly...) and lifting all that stuff into the truck to take to the shred yard is... as you say "a workout."
Forum: Foo
02-25-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 45,280
Posted By genec

Don't forget an all around stern light. And make...

Don't forget an all around stern light. And make that headlight a port/starboard combination light. You're on the water now... rules are just a wee bit different. :D
Forum: Foo
02-25-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 525
Posted By genec

Working on it... will have to finish at a later...

Working on it... will have to finish at a later gravity.
Forum: Foo
02-24-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 433
Posted By genec

Hey, if you want some real exercise.... ...

Hey, if you want some real exercise.... shouldn't it be "Coors Heavy" or better yet... That Aussie beer in the oil can. Fosters.
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,025
Posted By genec

Just a quick sidenote... the tools I use...

Just a quick sidenote... the tools I use sometimes take a long time to run a process... 'net time baby! ;)

Opps, an error... better run that long process again... and maybe a third time. :D
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,025
Posted By genec

LOL... get off the internets!!! ;) <--- (typed...

LOL... get off the internets!!! ;) <--- (typed while at work.)
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 474
Posted By genec

Smart... easy to find black cows... now imagine...

Smart... easy to find black cows... now imagine my situation... French white cows in a snow storm. Can you find them in the picture below?
...
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 636
Posted By genec

OK so steel is out, aluminum is out, and CF is...

OK so steel is out, aluminum is out, and CF is out... pretty much brings us to this:...
Forum: Foo
02-20-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,025
Posted By genec

Amazing feeling, eh? I have never just quit... I...

Amazing feeling, eh? I have never just quit... I have always had something else lined up... and often set things up so I got some good time off to reflect as I changed jobs... I have done long bike...
Forum: Foo
02-20-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 755
Posted By genec

That's Texas ERCOT and politician thinking... ...

That's Texas ERCOT and politician thinking... Apparently there was similar weather (maybe not in your exact area) 10 years ago, and 22 years before that... We ARE in the middle of this "climate...
Forum: Foo
02-20-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 471
Posted By genec

Oregon... too cold for nude beaches... women...

Oregon... too cold for nude beaches... women wear fur bikinis there.
Forum: Foo
02-20-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,025
Posted By genec

I actually did something like that... to "the...

I actually did something like that... to "the Bobs." Not exactly the full "Peter," mind you.

I was a good week or more away from finishing a project... and a director called me into a meeting...
Forum: Foo
02-20-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,025
Posted By genec

Rather than "do it later," set a goal to finish...

Rather than "do it later," set a goal to finish something daily, or at least once a week... (depending on the size of task). Seriously, set your own deadlines. Then reward yourself when you finish.
Forum: Foo
02-19-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,025
Posted By genec

First and foremost... It is called "work" for a...

First and foremost... It is called "work" for a reason... if you were super motivated to do it, they probably wouldn't have to pay you.
Second, don't smoke dope. It is a motivation killer... ...
Forum: Foo
02-17-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,425
Posted By genec

Wait wait wait... you "trained" a cat? I...

Wait wait wait... you "trained" a cat? I thought we were just mere servants in their secret world.
Forum: Foo
02-17-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,425
Posted By genec

"Smell goes away fast..." Oh I could tell you...

"Smell goes away fast..." Oh I could tell you the story of the mouse that died in the attic in a place too narrow for humans, and the stench of that death...

Yup, I was sent up into the attic...
Forum: Foo
02-17-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,824
Posted By genec

OK, I'll have to take your word for it... as far...

OK, I'll have to take your word for it... as far as the weight issue... I ended up using one of my benches as a brewing area, and at one point in the process I end up with about 100 lbs + of water...
Forum: Foo
02-16-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,824
Posted By genec

Well, can you stand on the bench, anywhere,...

Well, can you stand on the bench, anywhere, beside the center part? That's sort of my baseline for a good work bench... will it stand up to about 200lbs of work on it... And as far as "no need for...
Forum: Foo
02-16-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,425
Posted By genec

There is a point of "too much hot" too... ...

There is a point of "too much hot" too...
...
Forum: Foo
02-16-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9,407
Views: 1,100,365
Posted By genec

Someone prefers the pool. :D

Someone prefers the pool. :D
Forum: Foo
02-16-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,425
Posted By genec

Texas is under winter storm warning for first...

Texas is under winter storm warning for first time in history
Forum: Foo
02-16-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,425
Posted By genec

Speaking of Frozen Texas... I read that the...

Speaking of Frozen Texas... I read that the temps there are in the teens and twenties, even down in south Texas, like near Hondo. Some of my relatives in Fort Worth are currently without power... ...
Forum: Foo
02-15-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,425
Posted By genec

Do you even have sub freezing non bike clothing? ...

Do you even have sub freezing non bike clothing? I can't imagine you have a heavy winter coat, watch cap and thick gloves.
Forum: Foo
02-15-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,824
Posted By genec

Oh wow, no kidding... I didn't even notice. ...

Oh wow, no kidding... I didn't even notice. Yeah he needs a proper bench with strong legs and a vice or two, maybe even drawers, for that stuff that needs to go somewhere.

I have always...
Forum: Foo
02-15-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,827
Posted By genec

Yeah my wife and I take 3-4 mile walks daily, and...

Yeah my wife and I take 3-4 mile walks daily, and part of the walk is along a busy boulevard... it never ceases to amaze me how many folks are staring at cell phones in that 40MPH traffic. They are...
Forum: Foo
02-15-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,425
Posted By genec

I think Hondo has all the beer on ice, so...

I think Hondo has all the beer on ice, so probably not an issue for him.
Forum: Foo
02-15-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,425
Posted By genec

Oh, and then you have this to contend...

Oh, and then you have this to contend with...Rolling power outages ordered across Texas as energy demand reaches record high
Forum: Foo
02-15-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,425
Posted By genec

LOL... my wife was suggesting "hot water." ...

LOL... my wife was suggesting "hot water." Surest way I know of to crack a windshield.

Yeah I keep it tarped most of the time... just keeps all the junk off the windows. If I plan on not...
Forum: Foo
02-15-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,425
Posted By genec

Don't feel so all alone... ...

Don't feel so all alone...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/515x685/snow_shovel_93e625cafc474ab4e18330d4da9e3c5e79459d9a.jpg
Forum: Foo
02-15-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,425
Posted By genec

Hard Rain, as in Bob Dylan's "And a Hard Rain's...

Hard Rain, as in Bob Dylan's "And a Hard Rain's gonna fall."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5al0HmR4to
Forum: Commuting
02-13-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By genec

It wasn't so much parking problems as it was...

It wasn't so much parking problems as it was traffic, but two companies I worked for in San Diego over the years had very nice bike facilities... Qualcomm was one, they had individual locking bike...
Forum: Foo
02-12-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 947
Posted By genec

We have similar shows... shows that are not...

We have similar shows... shows that are not really trying to give you a recipe but are trying to excite you as a cook, or impress you with their cooking skills such that you visit their 2 star...
Forum: Touring
02-12-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 10,378
Posted By genec

Wow, a response to an 11 year old comment... how...

Wow, a response to an 11 year old comment... how quaint.

Well I still have the old custom touring bike with the cantilever rim brakes... but honestly, I have not toured in a good 15 years. I...
Forum: Foo
02-12-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9,407
Views: 1,100,365
Posted By genec

Don't forget the vinegar.

Don't forget the vinegar.
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