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02-20-20, 09:45 AM
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Posted By Flatballer

It mostly makes me sad for them. So many of them...

It mostly makes me sad for them. So many of them have a ton of trauma or other psychological problems.
02-19-20, 11:04 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

All the time, lol. My wife loves it (it's on at...

All the time, lol. My wife loves it (it's on at this minute, midnight here, going to bed with it on, one of our go tos)

And yeah, there was one the other night, for breakfast he had 2 medium...
02-19-20, 07:47 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

6k+ calories a day to maintain. That's an...

6k+ calories a day to maintain.
That's an exhausting amount of food to eat.
02-06-20, 12:28 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

They're usually (always?) filed pro se.

They're usually (always?) filed pro se.
02-06-20, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Flatballer

He's got nothing on the Au Bon Pain lawsuit guy....

He's got nothing on the Au Bon Pain lawsuit guy. Filed in 2014 (can't find an updated status, I'm assuming it's not going well for him though) and even has a helpful xkcd What If...
02-06-20, 12:27 AM
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Posted By Flatballer

4 to 5 times world GDP seems steep, but I'm not a...

4 to 5 times world GDP seems steep, but I'm not a lawyer.
02-03-20, 03:23 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

Indeed. She doesn't appear to have aged...

Indeed.

She doesn't appear to have aged since I was in high school and listening to her.
02-03-20, 12:13 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

I'll say they're both doing incredibly well for...

I'll say they're both doing incredibly well for 43 and 50. They'd both run circles around me and I'm well younger than that.
01-29-20, 10:57 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

Congrats to the married and the engaged.

Congrats to the married and the engaged.
01-23-20, 10:24 AM
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Posted By Flatballer

I think you can tag rides in Strava either by...

I think you can tag rides in Strava either by bike used or by a keyword, and you should (I have not at all looked at their API, I'm just assuming) be able to filter rides by that and then create a...
01-22-20, 03:33 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

Eh, not a lot, but not nothing. Maybe 2-7% or...

Eh, not a lot, but not nothing. Maybe 2-7% or something, depending on how you want to count the size of the company. It was 2 people out of maybe 40 in one group sort of thing. It was sudden enough,...
01-22-20, 11:57 AM
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Posted By Flatballer

Three people got laid off this week. One of them...

Three people got laid off this week. One of them with 22 years of service. Two that I know of had had some performance issues, but nothing super major, and they had been told that they work on it and...
01-20-20, 02:19 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

I think the government is technically immune from...

I think the government is technically immune from copyright law. I'm not a lawyer though and I'm too lazy to find a citation.
01-20-20, 12:14 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

Awesome. Huge.

Awesome. Huge.
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Posted By Flatballer

I've backed a cog on the track exactly once (I...

I've backed a cog on the track exactly once (I don't remember now if I forgot to put a lock-ring on or was in a rush and intentionally skipped it), and that was unsettling enough. Imagining it on the...
01-15-20, 11:47 AM
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Posted By Flatballer

It's clearly Burt Reynolds.

It's clearly Burt Reynolds.
01-13-20, 04:47 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

I mean, that can all be faked (any Strava data...

I mean, that can all be faked (any Strava data can be relatively easily manipulated by anyone who cares to do it).

I assume you know the segment was legit, but you can't really know for sure...
01-10-20, 10:31 AM
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Posted By Flatballer

The designers and engineers who work for me often...

The designers and engineers who work for me often have just one code per day, or even per week.

Meanwhile, I have 10 codes a day, down to the quarter hour (which I totally do by feel, often at...
12-25-19, 08:37 AM
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Posted By Flatballer

Happy holidays everyone. I hope you're spending...

Happy holidays everyone. I hope you're spending them however you prefer (with family, without family, just nuclear family, alone on your bike, whatever).
12-20-19, 07:47 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

I doubt they made it far enough up for their...

I doubt they made it far enough up for their brakes or clothing to matter much.
12-10-19, 02:25 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

Congrats! Kids are fun. Most of the time....

Congrats!

Kids are fun. Most of the time. Sometimes.

It's important to still have something else, but I hear you on feeling guilty. I always feel guilty, even if I'm in the driveway working on...
11-18-19, 06:43 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

I've had good, but limited, experience with Shark...

I've had good, but limited, experience with Shark Bite stuff.
11-17-19, 10:56 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

That's not shoddy work, that's fraud.

That's not shoddy work, that's fraud.
11-13-19, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

Interesting. The research I've done doesn't turn...

Interesting. The research I've done doesn't turn up any legal ones in the US yet. The one in Philly would be the first.

Maybe it was one of the clandestine ones that have existed at various times...
11-13-19, 11:29 AM
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Posted By Flatballer

Supervised injection was certainly on my mind...

Supervised injection was certainly on my mind yesterday. They're working to put the first in the country in Philly I think, most likely within a few blocks of where I was. Lots of opposition, but...
11-12-19, 08:03 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

In North Philly for work today, walking streets...

In North Philly for work today, walking streets for surveying.

Man. I hadn't realized quite how bad the heroin had really gotten in some places.

A flop house had burned the night before on...
11-08-19, 06:16 AM
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Posted By Flatballer

It's extremely difficult to react calmly and stay...

It's extremely difficult to react calmly and stay in control when someone literally threatens your life.
11-02-19, 09:18 AM
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Posted By Flatballer

Some of my favorite websites are dying, killed by...

Some of my favorite websites are dying, killed by incompetent private equity.

I might actually have to work at work, I'm not sure. Still figuring that part out.

The internet gets worse every...
10-24-19, 12:36 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

Basically no sport that isn't nationally...

Basically no sport that isn't nationally televised on a regular schedule is making the participants rich.

Even the ones that are, only the very, very tip top are doing really well.

Golf and...
09-30-19, 09:58 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

Are you telling me your son is a senior already? ...

Are you telling me your son is a senior already?

I'm older than I realized.
09-20-19, 06:33 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

I got stung on the tongue and inside my lower lip...

I got stung on the tongue and inside my lower lip by a ground hornet once.

That was a fun week.
09-20-19, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

Yep, this is what I did. I would tell them why I...

Yep, this is what I did. I would tell them why I was looking in that area.

At my old job when we interviewed, we'd often ask "so what do you know about [this area]" and if they said they didn't...
09-13-19, 12:29 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

Best of luck with your wife, that sounds...

Best of luck with your wife, that sounds terrifying to be perfectly honest, and I had no idea any of that was even a possibility. I'm learning a lot of things about scary injuries I didn't know...
09-12-19, 07:35 AM
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Posted By Flatballer

Damn. I didn't even know that was a thing, but it...

Damn. I didn't even know that was a thing, but it sounds scary. Hope it goes well and the PT is successful. I'm sure you'll put in the work necessary.
09-11-19, 06:19 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

That sucks. I get it, for them they'd rather be...

That sucks. I get it, for them they'd rather be safe than you get pneumonia, but for you it's a big deal.

One of my employees has surgery in about a month, and they have to decide how much time to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2,750
Views: 689,542
Posted By Flatballer

You should be clear to buy a 530 by now (at least...

You should be clear to buy a 530 by now (at least as far as button problems go). They fixed that after the first few weeks of production I think.

As for other bugs, well, it's Garmin. I just...
09-01-19, 09:48 AM
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Posted By Flatballer

Yeah, they thought based on the xray and the...

Yeah, they thought based on the xray and the manual exam that the mri was unnecessary. Which is fine because I'm already concerned about the ridiculous amount of money I already probably spent.
...
08-31-19, 07:22 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

Well, it got worse yesterday. Late in the day I...

Well, it got worse yesterday. Late in the day I still couldn't stand or walk or anything. Had concerns this wasn't a normal bad back episode. Ended up with an ambulance to the ER, xray and some exam,...
08-30-19, 10:58 AM
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Posted By Flatballer

Well, I'm gonna be out of commission for another...

Well, I'm gonna be out of commission for another couple weeks at least.

Back went again this morning, just sitting in a chair trying to work. Sat back to stretch and it all went bad.

Can't...
08-29-19, 01:10 PM
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Views: 45,736
Posted By Flatballer

Yep, that's exactly what I was saying. If the B...

Yep, that's exactly what I was saying. If the B is easy, sit in the field and practice cornering and bike handling in the B.
08-29-19, 09:58 AM
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Views: 45,736
Posted By Flatballer

If you're consistently getting dropped a couple...

If you're consistently getting dropped a couple laps into a training crit though, I'm not sure that's a good use of one's time either.

Perhaps there really is a huge gap between A and B, but it...
08-29-19, 08:04 AM
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Posted By Flatballer

Just from the description I knew that was a term...

Just from the description I knew that was a term I was just better off not knowing about.

Anything that's "like a degloving" is not something I care to see.

For me, training is just kind of...
08-28-19, 06:01 AM
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Views: 790,656
Posted By Flatballer

That's kind of surprising that even for short...

That's kind of surprising that even for short durations, your indoor is better than outdoor.

I have way more trouble cooling myself inside than outside, unless it's over about 100 with humidity....
08-27-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5,908
Views: 414,784
Posted By Flatballer

So I got the 1 month Strava trial a couple days...

So I got the 1 month Strava trial a couple days ago to try out the Analysis pack mostly, to get live segments, and see if I liked them.

So far I hate them. They're not actually working on my Edge...
08-26-19, 07:02 PM
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Views: 414,784
Posted By Flatballer

Apparently I'm on the hook for return shipping....

Apparently I'm on the hook for return shipping. They neglected to mention that was part of the deal. Considering how unlikely this is to fix it, and how likely that I'll end up with a refurb with...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 19,184
Views: 3,953,319
Posted By Flatballer

Taking pictures of lights and assessing their...

Taking pictures of lights and assessing their performance based on them is a fool's errand.
08-25-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 45,736
Posted By Flatballer

Interesting location. Too tight on the clamp for...

Interesting location. Too tight on the clamp for the lever? Or just where the defect was.
08-25-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4,464
Views: 236,721
Posted By Flatballer

Wasted a nice, cool Sunday morning. Got about 100...

Wasted a nice, cool Sunday morning. Got about 100 feet into my ride before I knew the only thing I was going to get from continuing was a sore back and messed up knees. The saddle is just too way too...
08-24-19, 09:15 PM
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Views: 236,721
Posted By Flatballer

Seriously, with the integrated seat mast again. ...

Seriously, with the integrated seat mast again.

Bought new saddle (Selle SMP dynamic) and the rail to saddle height is so much different than my Specialized Toupe, that even removing a large...
08-24-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5,908
Views: 414,784
Posted By Flatballer

Garmin is replacing my Edge 530 due to continued...

Garmin is replacing my Edge 530 due to continued issues with phone connectivity. I get drops on basically every single ride I do.

We'll see if it helps, but I'm not holding my breath.
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