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Forum: Foo
10-16-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By RubeRad

lol now that you say that, I remember better that...

lol now that you say that, I remember better that the quote was "...squat me in a kitchen full of kittens"

I knew "pile" of puppies wasn't quite right...

...
Forum: Foo
10-16-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 253,426
Posted By RubeRad

yup

yup
Forum: Foo
10-16-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,003
Posted By RubeRad

Nice! I like both of those renditions. In the...

Nice! I like both of those renditions. In the first one that dude's cello is held together with electrical tape! (And it's cool he uses the cello in place of stand-up bass)
Forum: Foo
10-16-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

I did get paddled in school once, I was probably...

I did get paddled in school once, I was probably in 5th-6th grade, but it was a private religious school. It was a self-study school where you work through packets and then correct your own work from...
Forum: Foo
10-16-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

Dahl waxes eloquent about the skill of various...

Dahl waxes eloquent about the skill of various headmasters. One would be all over the place and leave a mess of welts, another was so precise he'd lay ever successive blow exactly on top of the...
Forum: Foo
10-16-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 253,426
Posted By RubeRad

I think I'm at a point where that seems like a...

I think I'm at a point where that seems like a very good option. I'd love to put a reliable movement behind that face. Where would I shop for that?
Forum: Foo
10-16-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 253,426
Posted By RubeRad

nice! When you first mentioned gold version, I...

nice! When you first mentioned gold version, I didn't think I'd like it, but with the stainless case and black strap, it looks great. I notice you have very different hands though.

When I'm...
Forum: Foo
10-15-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 819
Posted By RubeRad

That's crazy, paddling high school seniors in the...

That's crazy, paddling high school seniors in the 80s? Was it a religious school or something? I graduated late 80s and can't imagine any public school having paddling, but maybe that's just...
Forum: Foo
10-15-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 212
Posted By RubeRad

That's a great description. I always liked Foster...

That's a great description. I always liked Foster every time I saw him. Now looking forward to El Camino
Forum: Foo
10-15-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 253,426
Posted By RubeRad

I totally agree, except I don't have problems...

I totally agree, except I don't have problems with water (San Diego vs Ireland, you do the meteorology), and I like the size. I think the current fad for wall-clock-size wristwatches is ridiculous.
...
Forum: Foo
10-15-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 77
Posted By RubeRad

lol searching BF directly has always been so...

lol searching BF directly has always been so unreliable, my instinct has become to google 'site:bikeforums.net RubeRad keywords'
Forum: Foo
10-15-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 253,426
Posted By RubeRad

ah, v interesting ...

ah, v interesting

https://forums.watchuseek.com/f2/demagnetizing-watch-not-magnetized-2344234.html



Well now I've learned something, the day is fulfilled and I can go to bed

My favorite...
Forum: Foo
10-15-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 253,426
Posted By RubeRad

I'm ignorant, is that a joke or a serious...

I'm ignorant, is that a joke or a serious suggestion? I know it has a fast/slow adjustment dial, which is supposed to be crazy sensitive, so I don't want to mess with it while it's good enough.
Forum: Foo
10-15-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 77
Posted By RubeRad

Thanks! I don't know why google couldn't find...

Thanks! I don't know why google couldn't find that for me. I guess now that this one has feedback, the old one can stand for reference
Forum: Foo
10-15-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 253,426
Posted By RubeRad

lol I am still resisting the smartphone...

lol I am still resisting the smartphone revolution. I own a flip phone, and you can call me or text me on it, but only by appointment. If I'm not expecting a text, I might not see it for a month. I...
Forum: Commuting
10-15-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,540
Posted By RubeRad

whoa At first I thought it was a tally of...

whoa

At first I thought it was a tally of what he owned, but then I got to the old lady in with the cane. What's the last one, hiker?
Forum: Foo
10-15-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 253,426
Posted By RubeRad

I've had this for 2-3 weeks now, and forgot to...

I've had this for 2-3 weeks now, and forgot to post it. I'm really liking it a lot. $17.49, incl shipping from India.
...
Forum: Foo
10-15-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 253,426
Posted By RubeRad

Now that is really nice. I imagine in certain...

Now that is really nice. I imagine in certain angles, lights though that the monochrome hands/face/hourbars might make it hard to read (I've got a watch like that).

I also really like that rustic...
Forum: Foo
10-15-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By RubeRad

If you want to race down at breakneck speed,...

If you want to race down at breakneck speed, sure, but if like me you're content to just bounce and shake your way down the hill, it's all good. Let the rubber absorb the hits.

I often speculate...
Forum: Foo
10-15-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By RubeRad

Those look like 4" tires? Krampus runs 3", on...

Those look like 4" tires? Krampus runs 3", on those I aim for 8-10psi front, 13-15 psi rear. For 4" I would go even lower. If you get too high it starts to feel like you're riding on basketballs, and...
Forum: Foo
10-15-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 77
Posted By RubeRad

Yes, the kids should not have to worry about it,...

Yes, the kids should not have to worry about it, but my oldest, an alumni of the team, would love to watch the games, as would a bunch of other alumni, not to mention grandparents around the country,...
Forum: Foo
10-15-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10,199
Views: 2,073,014
Posted By RubeRad

How can you say that? He hasn't landed yet! He...

How can you say that? He hasn't landed yet! He could hand-over-hand on those cables, take the ladder down the pylon, and BOOM good landing. Then climb back up there with some tools and fix the plane,...
10-14-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 117
Posted By RubeRad

Barcelona 'Superblocks'

This past weekend, I listened to a great episode of the War On Cars podcast about Barcelona Superblocks...
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By RubeRad

THat reminds me of the quote "Well dip my balls...

THat reminds me of the quote "Well dip my balls in sweet cream and squat me on a pile of puppies!"

Don't remember what movie that was from
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By RubeRad

Awesome! Looks a lot like my Krampus, down to the...

Awesome! Looks a lot like my Krampus, down to the holey rims -- are they TR? I'm rockin ghetto tubeless (split-tube liner), and it was dead easy to set up. No compressor needed, no worry about buying...
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 951
Posted By RubeRad

my townhouse neighbors had two sunday papers...

my townhouse neighbors had two sunday papers sitting at the end of our shared walkway (or maybe they were free samples for me and I didn't realize it?) for like a month. Last week I snagged them,...
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 77
Posted By RubeRad

Barebones basketball recording

Hey foosters, I thought I posted about this before, but the googlez says no. If somebody can turn up the link, I'll be glad to have a mod delete this redundant version.

ANYWAYS, I want to help my...
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 16,569
Posted By RubeRad

Those ears are crying out against that...

Those ears are crying out against that high&tight. This is a case where a mullet would actually be an improvement.
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,003
Posted By RubeRad

I much prefer laid back in general, and Cole is a...

I much prefer laid back in general, and Cole is a better singer. And even with being more 'laid back', he picks up the tempo a little, which I think helps. It made me realize the original kind of...
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,003
Posted By RubeRad

Yeah, her voice is quite different, and pretty...

Yeah, her voice is quite different, and pretty good, but with the electric piano backing it seems generally same ol'. I like covers that creatively change the whole sound from the original. If you're...
10-14-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 17,867
Views: 2,802,329
Posted By RubeRad

seriously, with the brooks and leather grips and...

seriously, with the brooks and leather grips and arabesque group that would part out at least $400-500 I bet. I would snap that up in a heartbeat, keep the leather and part out the rest.
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,643
Posted By RubeRad

Knowledge is power. I hope, armed with this extra...

Knowledge is power. I hope, armed with this extra information, that therapy can be more targeted and effective.
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,034
Posted By RubeRad

FiftySix I like your bashguard. It looks like a...

FiftySix I like your bashguard. It looks like a disc brake rotor. Or deli slicer.
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,955
Posted By RubeRad

Kraft singles are great melted into high[er] end...

Kraft singles are great melted into high[er] end instant ramen (think Shin Ramyun and up, not Top Ramen). It's a regular thing in Korea. It doesn't make it taste cheesy, it just makes the broth...
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8,183
Views: 771,778
Posted By RubeRad

That's awesome! Reminds me of this: ...

That's awesome! Reminds me of this:

https://media1.giphy.com/media/mB9G0csHwHOwM/source.gif
Forum: Commuting
10-14-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,467
Posted By RubeRad

Love it! I've long wanted a cheap, spacious...

Love it! I've long wanted a cheap, spacious under-saddle storage solution that works with brooks style attachments (also on my selle anatomica). I will give this a try with a couple bags I already...
Forum: Foo
10-08-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,034
Posted By RubeRad

What makes the different people different is they...

What makes the different people different is they are not on dope
Forum: Foo
10-08-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,034
Posted By RubeRad

not Lone Star?

not Lone Star?
Forum: Foo
10-08-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 271
Posted By RubeRad

Whenever I'm riding with somebody and want to...

Whenever I'm riding with somebody and want to mock them for not lubing their chain, I say 'Do you hear that flock of birds?'
Forum: Commuting
10-07-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 125,102
Posted By RubeRad

I saw a sealed plastic cup of probably diced...

I saw a sealed plastic cup of probably diced pears this morning. Somebody must have put their snack on the roof of their car.
Forum: Foo
10-07-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By RubeRad

I ordered the USB speaker. Haven't heard yet...

I ordered the USB speaker. Haven't heard yet whether he's gotten/had to try it out
10-07-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,878
Posted By RubeRad

Yikes! Sounds like those adults are not doing a...

Yikes! Sounds like those adults are not doing a good job teaching the kids road safety
Forum: Commuting
10-07-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,192
Posted By RubeRad

There are others, myself included, and that's...

There are others, myself included, and that's exactly what I've been trying to say, but nicer.
Forum: Commuting
10-07-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 125,102
Posted By RubeRad

I think what I'd try is riding one-handed, and...

I think what I'd try is riding one-handed, and the guitar hand holds near the scroll (it's not a scroll but I play violin and don't know what it's called on a guitar), with the neck on the bars and...
Forum: Foo
10-07-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8,183
Views: 771,778
Posted By RubeRad

Look closer at the last one off the truck,...

Look closer at the last one off the truck, they're propane tanks
Forum: Commuting
10-07-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,467
Posted By RubeRad

What's going on here? Is that a guide for a front...

What's going on here? Is that a guide for a front disk brake cable, bolted to the back of the fork at the caliper brake hole? What was that original piece of metal you started with?
Forum: Foo
10-07-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 6,899
Posted By RubeRad

Lately, been watching Dark on Netflix. As a...

Lately, been watching Dark on Netflix. As a friend from work described it, it's like Stranger Things, but Darker. And German.
Forum: Foo
10-04-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,662
Posted By RubeRad

Cats are stone cold killers, birdocidal maniacs...

Cats are stone cold killers, birdocidal maniacs even (https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/01/29/cats-wild-birds-mammals-study/1873871/)
Forum: Foo
10-04-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,662
Posted By RubeRad

Netflix' amazing rendition of Series of...

Netflix' amazing rendition of Series of Unfortunate Events. If you have kids, it's a must watch, and it's even enjoyable if you don't have kids as an excuse to watch it.

Carmelita Spats always...
Forum: Commuting
10-04-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,192
Posted By RubeRad

Disrespectfully, my post count is bigger than...

Disrespectfully, my post count is bigger than yours (probably because my posts are shorter and I can crank 'em out quicker), and I probably have a higher read-percentage.

OK, rant over, Jim can...
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