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Forum: Foo
08-06-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 644
Posted By genec

Funny how you mention it never gets too hot or...

Funny how you mention it never gets too hot or too cold... I believe sometime in the last two weeks or so I recall seeing that it was well over 102 in eastern Washington... on the other side of the...
Forum: Foo
08-06-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 644
Posted By genec

You pronounced it correctly... Rain-i-er is just...

You pronounced it correctly... Rain-i-er is just the condition.
Forum: Foo
08-06-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 313
Posted By genec

In almost every situation in the service there...

In almost every situation in the service there are senior folks mentoring others, much as the medical community does for doctors with interns, residents and attendings. The midshipmen might be...
Forum: Foo
08-06-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 313
Posted By genec

Keep in mind that Navy and CG Sailors, like...

Keep in mind that Navy and CG Sailors, like Pilots in the various services, do not go into those services as fully skilled people, but acquire those skills through training... Thus boat handling...
Forum: Foo
08-06-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 313
Posted By genec

Other than diesel submarine fleets, most of those...

Other than diesel submarine fleets, most of those other older propulsion type boats are "midshipman" "intern-type" situations. Not really "practicing to maintain an alternate fleet." They are all...
Forum: Foo
08-06-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 644
Posted By genec

Every time I see the name "Rainier" and hear it...

Every time I see the name "Rainier" and hear it pronounced "Rah-near," I have to chuckle... it is obviously "rain-ee-er" as in "more wet." :D

BTW yeah apparently, the summers do tend to be dry,...
Forum: Foo
08-06-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10,847
Views: 2,256,566
Posted By genec

All true of course. But more likely, you might...

All true of course. But more likely, you might be at a particular location, and the smell of whatever they are cooking entices you to wander over and check out the menu, and since they are located...
08-05-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,250
Posted By genec

I have always thought reading aloud was the big...

I have always thought reading aloud was the big key. You hear the pauses, and the inflection that proper punctuation brings. But indeed I tend to agree that printing something gives you a new way...
Forum: Foo
08-05-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10,847
Views: 2,256,566
Posted By genec

Ever go to Green Flash or Coronado Brewing or...

Ever go to Green Flash or Coronado Brewing or Societe Brewing... sitting there having a nice fresh brew, then suddenly you decide that some garlic fries would taste great. Only now you have to jump...
Forum: Foo
08-05-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10,847
Views: 2,256,566
Posted By genec

I won't disagree that the overhead of a...

I won't disagree that the overhead of a restaurant is quite a bit higher... I just tend to find that I prefer the locations of where the food truck is, rather than making the restaurant the...
Forum: Foo
08-05-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10,847
Views: 2,256,566
Posted By genec

While indeed not all food trucks are the same, I...

While indeed not all food trucks are the same, I have noticed a proliferation of more gourmet food trucks... "hipster food trucks" as you put it, that tend to show up near brew pubs and tech...
Forum: Foo
08-05-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 644
Posted By genec

Agreed... I once tried to find a Costco in a...

Agreed... I once tried to find a Costco in a central California town... I don't recall the town, but the Costco had moved from a large mall area to their own building about a 1/2 mile away... out...
Forum: Foo
08-05-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 644
Posted By genec

Yeah, it doesn't quite work that way when you are...

Yeah, it doesn't quite work that way when you are using it as a turn by turn GPS. I have done exactly what you are talking about, to explore distances and routes. It IS a nice feature. But...
Forum: Foo
08-05-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 33,536
Posted By genec

BTW Cigar City makes some fine brew. I regularly...

BTW Cigar City makes some fine brew. I regularly enjoyed Jai Alai during my time working in Florida.

Regarding Florida Man; the character I often saw was the shirtless guy, wandering around...
Forum: Foo
08-04-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 644
Posted By genec

I have dragged routes, but never had it create a...

I have dragged routes, but never had it create a waypoint... just dragging routes allows it to modify that selected route when it thinks it knows better. I have created waypoints on purpose... but...
08-03-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 410
Posted By genec

Hondo, I saw something quite similar... when...

Hondo, I saw something quite similar... when crossing the country in early March.

This was out west somewhere... don't think it was Texas as I stayed off I10 in Texas to avoid Midland/Odessa...
Forum: Foo
08-03-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 644
Posted By genec

Yeah, that toggling thing is exactly what could...

Yeah, that toggling thing is exactly what could be eliminated if we could tell google to "stick to the route I planned."
Forum: Foo
08-03-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 644
Posted By genec

You don't have to have an account to buy from...

You don't have to have an account to buy from them? Cool, I had no idea. I used to buy from the SNAP ON truck like that when I saw them at a gas station or shop somewhere. They carried some tools...
Forum: Foo
08-03-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 644
Posted By genec

I only somewhat agree with your post. I do...

I only somewhat agree with your post. I do agree that the google map database is not perfect. I used to use paper maps that had similar issues... only were often years out of date. I do fully...
Forum: Foo
08-03-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 644
Posted By genec

Google map rant...

Now please understand, I actually love google maps... I use it for route planning, for finding places I want to go such as stores, towns, attractions and the like, and I love just exploring places...
08-02-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,250
Posted By genec

But "surviving" after a serious avoidable disease...

But "surviving" after a serious avoidable disease is not the same as simply not having it, through relatively easy means. Surviving means seriously ill in many cases, and potential long term...
Forum: Foo
07-31-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,149
Posted By genec

Is that up around Show Low/Payson? We got caught...

Is that up around Show Low/Payson? We got caught in a blizzard up in those mountains one spring on the way to see friends in Snowflake.

Another area that is surprisingly cool, but I doubt is...
Forum: Foo
07-30-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 813
Posted By genec

Apparently some stores do still exist. Varies by...

Apparently some stores do still exist. Varies by area quite a bit. I thought they were all closed.
07-29-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 570
Posted By genec

"rollin' in the sand coffin..." almost sounds...

"rollin' in the sand coffin..." almost sounds like lyrics to a blues song...
"Got 'dem ole Florida blues agin'..."
Forum: Foo
07-29-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By genec

OK, I'll admit it... but don't tell my other...

OK, I'll admit it... but don't tell my other bikes... they each think they are "the one."

A titanium road bike, with brifters, like a Litespeed... with wood and leather shoes, like my old...
07-29-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,017
Posted By genec

First, this thread is about blinking lights...

First, this thread is about blinking lights during the daytime... do the studies address that?

Second, consider more than one light... a flasher to attract attention, and a steady "see me...
07-28-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,632
Posted By genec

I just have not encountered LEDs that bright in...

I just have not encountered LEDs that bright in daylight... They may exist. I am not saying they don't. And it may be an issue of where, as in shady locations or in the canyons of NYC. Pretty...
07-28-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,458
Posted By genec

Interesting opinion on HCL on Newsweek. ...

Interesting opinion on HCL on Newsweek. https://www.newsweek.com/key-defeating-covid-19-already-exists-we-need-start-using-it-opinion-1519535

Worth a read just for the fact that it points out...
Forum: Foo
07-28-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10,847
Views: 2,256,566
Posted By genec

How does that even make economic sense? Not to...

How does that even make economic sense? Not to mention the pollution of the transportation.

No doubt it works due to the efficiencies of scale... a shipping container of pears riding on a...
Forum: Foo
07-28-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8,888
Views: 969,395
Posted By genec

At first glance, I thought that was her dog.

At first glance, I thought that was her dog.
07-27-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By genec

I think it is all pretty academic. I know when I...

I think it is all pretty academic. I know when I have been hit, I had no time to plan for it, there was no warning, and the laws of physics pretty much dictated my response.

Good luck with...
Forum: Foo
07-26-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10,847
Views: 2,256,566
Posted By genec

I suspect that 6.5 mm connector is actually a 1/4...

I suspect that 6.5 mm connector is actually a 1/4 inch phone jack of the tip and ring variety, and not stereo of tip ring and sleeve variety.

Furthermore you likely mean 6.35mm.

...
Forum: Foo
07-26-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 393
Posted By genec

Looks like Brownsville, Harlingen got hit hard,...

Looks like Brownsville, Harlingen got hit hard, even Corpus Christy (infamous hurricane magnet) got some outer bands, but most of it was south, at the border, Port Isabel, and especially Matamoros...
Forum: Foo
07-25-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 393
Posted By genec

You got a doublewide, or a singlewide, in a...

You got a doublewide, or a singlewide, in a hurricane... I don't believe "storing a generator" is your biggest problem.
Forum: Foo
07-25-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 393
Posted By genec

I was in Florida last year working, and in...

I was in Florida last year working, and in hurricane season all the locals seemed to just blow it off until the very last second, and then rushed out to buy water, supplies and generators.

Now...
Forum: Foo
07-24-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,426
Posted By genec

Uh oh. Speaking of "what on earth might be here...

Uh oh. Speaking of "what on earth might be here when it passes again..." Will it even be visible? Or will man have so filled space with technology as to effectively block out the stars?
...
07-23-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By genec

Yeah, I get it... from the aspect of where folks...

Yeah, I get it... from the aspect of where folks will congregate, and the fact that most folks are not seeking to fish, but want to party naked on the same beach.

But for Hondo and other...
07-23-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By genec

While not Texas, my son wondered the same thing...

While not Texas, my son wondered the same thing about certain beach areas in So Cal... he is a fisherman... those guys tend to "socially distance" by default... So didn't make sense to him at all.
Forum: Foo
07-23-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,426
Posted By genec

Wow. Lot of work Ansel... ;) Great job. I had...

Wow. Lot of work Ansel... ;) Great job. I had no idea it was that complicated. I have a Canon 80D, but no where near that skill or patience. Outstanding work sir. I tip my hat!
Forum: Foo
07-23-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,426
Posted By genec

How long is your exposure? What sort of settings...

How long is your exposure? What sort of settings are you using. Great shots!
Forum: Foo
07-23-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 767
Posted By genec

I used a matchbook cover once... Making the...

I used a matchbook cover once... Making the drive from Phoenix to San Diego and the old Bug started to run rough... pulled over under a bridge near Yuma... had to wait for the engine to cool a...
Forum: Foo
07-23-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 767
Posted By genec

Wife's first new owned vehicle was a '78 Super...

Wife's first new owned vehicle was a '78 Super Bug Convertible. I did tons of work to try to restore, repair and just generally keep that thing running... but honestly, I don't think it ever looked...
07-22-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,388
Posted By genec

Wow, an active system, advertised with signs and...

Wow, an active system, advertised with signs and drivers could not figure it out. Amazing.

I am not claiming to be a perfect driver, but I honestly believe all my cycling over the years, which...
07-22-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,388
Posted By genec

In San Diego, on G street, downtown, heading east...

In San Diego, on G street, downtown, heading east to Hiway 94, the lights used to be perfectly synchronized (before the trolley came along and they overrode the lights to give the Red Car a...
Forum: Foo
07-22-20, 04:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 605
Posted By genec

I don't fill it. But indeed you are correct....

I don't fill it.

But indeed you are correct. It is a 2 quart (8 cup) cooking pot. (Saucepan).

I usually make 2 cups of dry rice. (4 cups of liquid)

The Dutch oven is 8 quarts. Similar to...
Forum: Foo
07-21-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 605
Posted By genec

Well I won't argue the issue of not having to...

Well I won't argue the issue of not having to watch it... as I do that with a slow cooker. But imagine a kitchen filled with all these things like rice cooker, slow cooker, deep fat fryer, toaster...
Forum: Foo
07-21-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 813
Posted By genec

I have seen a few, rare Radio Shacks here and...

I have seen a few, rare Radio Shacks here and there... I guess they still exist... just not in the numbers that once existed. I thought they were gone completely.
...
Forum: Foo
07-21-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 605
Posted By genec

https://www.alz.org/alzheimers-dementia/what-is-al...

https://www.alz.org/alzheimers-dementia/what-is-alzheimers/myths


...
07-20-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,378
Posted By genec

I'm a bit older than you... but if you were on...

I'm a bit older than you... but if you were on the GI Bill in the 80's, you probably lost the GI Bill, and just didn't know it... as it sounds like you were out of school anyway, at the time.
...
07-20-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,378
Posted By genec

Fair response... I have not had to access VA...

Fair response... I have not had to access VA healthcare. I am glad you pointed out that it is a regional issue... and one likely of poor local administration, where it fails.

I am a Vietnam...
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