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04-08-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 943
Posted By Kat12

What kills me is that so many business these days...

What kills me is that so many business these days have gone to farming out things like their customer-service surveys, advertising, etc. Sorry, but if I get an email purporting to be from Macy's or...
04-07-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 943
Posted By Kat12

Yup, that's what I'd wonder, too. Unless it was...

Yup, that's what I'd wonder, too. Unless it was a "hail mary/throw out a ton of emails" phishing thing and it just so happened that one of the people they sent it to (you) had actually ordered...
Forum: Commuting
04-07-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,384
Views: 226,795
Posted By Kat12

Man, I never see that kind of cool stuff. I...

Man, I never see that kind of cool stuff.

I did have one freeway I used to drive to work, though; it was the type that had barriers on each side and forming the median, so anything people lost...
Forum: Commuting
04-07-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By Kat12

I would think it would depend on many things. ...

I would think it would depend on many things. The immigration and tax rules in the country you are in. Whether you might have a language barrier issue if you ever need to call someone for help...
Forum: Foo
04-02-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 829
Posted By Kat12

Oh, yeah. I saw one store the other day... it...

Oh, yeah. I saw one store the other day... it was $2 or more per pound. NOPE.
04-02-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 662
Posted By Kat12

I signal. I don't necessarily think the drivers...

I signal. I don't necessarily think the drivers will know what I mean, but at least if anything happens and someone asks, I can say I signaled if they're trying to pin something on me. Kind of the...
03-20-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,612
Posted By Kat12

Or they could be adjusting the radio, yelling at...

Or they could be adjusting the radio, yelling at their kids in the back seat, spending too long checking the rearview mirror, reading a billboard, looking at the woman in the red dress, watching the...
03-20-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,439
Posted By Kat12

Yup. My dog bite was in Hua Hin (shortly after,...

Yup. My dog bite was in Hua Hin (shortly after, they came out with the story about faulty rabies vaccines in Hua Hin... made me glad I'd had the prophylactic shots, and went for the post-exposure...
Forum: Foo
03-20-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,274
Posted By Kat12

I have a feeling "but dog poop biodegrades!" is...

I have a feeling "but dog poop biodegrades!" is one of those NIMBY (literally) topics... is anyone volunteering to let the neighborhood dogs "let it mellow" in their yard?


I have a friend whose...
03-12-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,183
Posted By Kat12

I believe this is a good place to pull out a...

I believe this is a good place to pull out a quote from my ex's mom, her response to his brother's story about a kid he was on a bike tour with in France, who bailed out and landed in a cow pie. ...
Forum: Foo
03-05-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,164
Posted By Kat12

They already did: Try this and be...

They already did:


Try this and be learned: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sShMA85pv8M
Forum: Foo
03-05-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 603
Posted By Kat12

She's lovely. I'm so sorry.

She's lovely. I'm so sorry.
Forum: Foo
02-23-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,663
Posted By Kat12

Probably burned out. It happens to all of us. I...

Probably burned out. It happens to all of us. I just tell myself they pay me to pretend I care... (most of my work is helping out other people, not my own projects-- so I literally derive no...
Forum: Foo
02-10-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,036
Posted By Kat12

With the way people are pouring into many areas,...

With the way people are pouring into many areas, I doubt it. There are plenty of people who want high-end places.

Even if they built too many, so what? Then they'll just stop building. They're...
02-09-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,282
Posted By Kat12

You wouldn't think so, but humanity seems to have...

You wouldn't think so, but humanity seems to have a lot of trouble with "social code"...
Forum: Foo
02-09-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,036
Posted By Kat12

And like I said, all they're building are...

And like I said, all they're building are high-end places that will rent at high-end prices. Anyone who can't afford to pay a fortune to get "granite countertops" and faux-industrial styling and...
02-06-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,303
Posted By Kat12

I tend to just wave them on. And keep doing it...

I tend to just wave them on. And keep doing it until they go.
Forum: Foo
02-01-21, 11:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,894
Posted By Kat12

I will hear nothing against durian... (but it's...

I will hear nothing against durian... (but it's worth it to search "cats and durian" on Youtube...)
Forum: Foo
02-01-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,309
Posted By Kat12

I enjoy my dentist. He is not stingy with the...

I enjoy my dentist. He is not stingy with the needle-- all I have to do is say the word if I feel the slightest twinge and he'll get it back out (none of that "oh you can't feel that" or "that...
01-31-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By Kat12

So the goal is to get cyclists across the N-S...

So the goal is to get cyclists across the N-S street from one E-W street to the other, and it doesn't matter which E-W street on the right it is?

Seems to me Option A would be better. Shorter...
01-31-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By Kat12

Donate an inch of leg length to some needy person...

Donate an inch of leg length to some needy person (like, oh, me for example)? :D

(I keep thinking... all of the tall people I know, if each gave just a quarter of an inch, they'd never miss it...
01-31-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,303
Posted By Kat12

Sure-- happens to cars, too. A friend's daughter...

Sure-- happens to cars, too. A friend's daughter was in an accident as a passenger when they were waiting to turn left from a left-turn lane, crossing two lanes of traffic. One driver stopped and...
01-31-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By Kat12

OP, first I think it would be best to address the...

OP, first I think it would be best to address the fear and trauma you say keep/kept you from learning to ride, whatever the cause of it was. (Perhaps you have long ago, but you didn't say in your...
Forum: Foo
01-31-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,036
Posted By Kat12

Nah. A lot of people want to rent and are...

Nah. A lot of people want to rent and are driving rent prices up-- I'm shocked at how much they've gone up in my area in just a few years, and areas that used to be cheaper than the more expensive...
Forum: Foo
01-30-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 518
Posted By Kat12

"Lucky." That is, if you left your phone in...

"Lucky."

That is, if you left your phone in a public place and it was still there when you got back.

(Did that once at the grocery store. My shopping list is on my phone. I got sick of taking...
Forum: Foo
01-30-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,036
Posted By Kat12

Not surprising to me. Of course any landlord...

Not surprising to me. Of course any landlord will want to make sure you'll be able to afford to pay your rent. Most will require you to bring proof of income and a credit report, and may conduct a...
01-30-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By Kat12

Sure, but I imagine regular pants are easier to...

Sure, but I imagine regular pants are easier to fold up or hem-- it sounds like OP is concerned about pants with a zipper, where that wouldn't be so easy.
Forum: Foo
01-29-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,894
Posted By Kat12

So now this is a two-flounce thread? :popcorn

So now this is a two-flounce thread? :popcorn
Forum: Foo
01-28-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By Kat12

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ty55iPKIqhI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ty55iPKIqhI
Forum: Introductions
01-28-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By Kat12

Sawat dee (the forum won't let me type in...

Sawat dee (the forum won't let me type in Thai...) from someone who wishes she still lived in Thailand-- eat some good food and soak up some heat and humidity for me!
Forum: Foo
01-27-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 976
Posted By Kat12

Yeah, that's what my friend said-- rabbits are...

Yeah, that's what my friend said-- rabbits are apparently also lactose-intolerant, which doesn't surprise me.
Forum: Foo
01-23-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 976
Posted By Kat12

O...M...G yes. I can't touch *anything* in a...

O...M...G yes. I can't touch *anything* in a similar pouch without the cat coming at a fast clip. Almonds. Sometimes chips. The other day it was a bag of trail mix.

Although-- my mom had a cat...
01-23-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,936
Posted By Kat12

I've seen both... the people who gear up, and the...

I've seen both... the people who gear up, and the guys in shorts and t-shirts, with their girlfriend perched on the back in shorts, tank top, and flip flops (I mean, I like exfoliation as much as the...
Forum: Commuting
01-16-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,398
Posted By Kat12

Oh, for me it's usually the first one, and then...

Oh, for me it's usually the first one, and then everyone else piles up behind them, probably glaring daggers at me...
Forum: Commuting
01-16-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,398
Posted By Kat12

Or indeed prohibited in some areas for them to do...

Or indeed prohibited in some areas for them to do otherwise...

Of course, the first time some cyclist misjudges it and gets creamed, the public will be up in arms to repeal it, anyway...


...
01-15-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,523
Posted By Kat12

Also another thread with info here:...

Also another thread with info here: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1219621-shifters-downpost.html
Forum: Foo
01-15-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11,585
Views: 2,386,485
Posted By Kat12

I would think because it's a "hundred" not a...

I would think because it's a "hundred" not a "one." Just like "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" would be alphabetized under "R," not "T"...
01-12-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,890
Posted By Kat12

Yes, of course. Look up calisthenics, bodyweight...

Yes, of course. Look up calisthenics, bodyweight exercises, etc. Google and Youtube are full of ideas. Especially now, because all of the fitness sites and channels have been putting out tons of...
Forum: Foo
01-10-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,865
Posted By Kat12

I was thinking in terms of, after sitting on it...

I was thinking in terms of, after sitting on it for so long, you're motivated to get back up and do your next set. :)
Forum: Foo
01-10-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,865
Posted By Kat12

That's how you make sure you get back up from...

That's how you make sure you get back up from your bench squats!... or maybe so your rests aren't too long? (You know, always the guy at the gym holding down a bench between sets for 10 minutes...
Forum: Foo
01-08-21, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11,585
Views: 2,386,485
Posted By Kat12

I didn't know they lasted even that long. I...

I didn't know they lasted even that long. I don't recall Woolworth's in the U.S. being a grocery store, though? (Look, I was still pretty young when the one in my hometown closed-- well before the...
01-08-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,072
Posted By Kat12

The problem is that some time, the person robbed...

The problem is that some time, the person robbed might not be able to afford to replace their bike, which may have been their only way to get to work and other places they need to go... which doesn't...
Forum: Foo
01-07-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,124
Posted By Kat12

I've never even been invited to a class reunion,...

I've never even been invited to a class reunion, either for high school or college. (Of course, I've moved a few times and not kept up with many people, so it's possible they simply don't know how...
Forum: Foo
01-07-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By Kat12

Precisely.

Precisely.
Forum: Foo
01-07-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,865
Posted By Kat12

I don't care if people wear shorts in winter, as...

I don't care if people wear shorts in winter, as long as they don't scoff that I should "put on a sweater" because I'm cold.




Not for me! I save the kilt for summertime. :)
Forum: Foo
01-07-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By Kat12

As a society, we've not kept up with technology--...

As a society, we've not kept up with technology-- not laws and policies, not our attitudes and behaviors, etc. We'll hop on happily for all the social perks, but we're way behind on considering how...
Forum: Foo
12-25-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,628
Posted By Kat12

Sounds like a personality test... which opener...

Sounds like a personality test... which opener did she choose to use? :)



If she wanted one, it's valid! My former partner gave me a slow cooker once (actually, it was my birthday, not...
Forum: Foo
12-19-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,224
Posted By Kat12

Nice! Here it will likely be too cloudy to...

Nice!

Here it will likely be too cloudy to see anything. I tried last night when someone from my astronomy club posted on Facebook that the sky was clear, but I couldn't find them-- I think I was...
12-18-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,632
Posted By Kat12

I admit I have yet to figure out why a car that...

I admit I have yet to figure out why a car that wouldn't see a cyclist on a sidewalk/in a crosswalk would be any more likely to see me as a pedestrian, since a person walking is smaller (and probably...
12-18-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,243
Posted By Kat12

And then they explained what they meant, which...

And then they explained what they meant, which should have ended any confusion (not that there really should have been any), but you continued to argue the point. Not something you do if "it's not a...
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