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Addiction LXXVIII

Old 05-22-20, 11:30 AM
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Someone here also purchased an Intense mountain bike not too long ago, but I can't remember who it was.

Any ideas?

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Old 05-22-20, 11:38 AM
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It’s raining and will continue to do so for a while.

#InsultToInjury
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Old 05-22-20, 11:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Bah Humbug View Post
Hey WhyFi - heard you were bored. Want to come over and hook my new fridge up to the water line?
Might be a new day for those things, but my sister replaced 3 of those 'water line to rhe fridge' fridges, and then gave up. I wish you better fortune.
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Here too. Lots of fear, alienation, and rage in this failing country.


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Old 05-22-20, 11:49 AM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
I was a Robert Palmer fan too. Or, more accurately, my gf was
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Here too. Lots of fear, alienation, and rage in this failing country.


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Old 05-22-20, 11:59 AM
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Originally Posted by LAJ View Post
Nice! Had that been Fed Ex, it would sit there until the promised day of delivery.
Or beyond. FedEx knows how to delay shipment. Though I've found, being in long term rest mode, my usual impatience has fallen away.
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Old 05-22-20, 12:08 PM
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I got out of spatula mode today. Only the one finger is now wrapped up. I was so excited, until I found that those recently freed fingers don't move much, without a bit of pain. I can at least hold my phone though.
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Old 05-22-20, 12:29 PM
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
I was a Robert Palmer fan too. Or, more accurately, my gf was
I nearly wore a hole in the first three songs of this LP.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=GNw8U4aCgjE

Hey Julia is my favorite of the three. “A horn section you resemble.”

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Old 05-22-20, 12:49 PM
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Slow afternoon.

Everyone must be reading about glacier mice.
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Old 05-22-20, 01:02 PM
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Originally Posted by abshipp View Post
Slow afternoon.

Everyone must be reading about glacier mice.
I'm having coffee and pretzels, which I've never had together. It's pretty amazing.
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Old 05-22-20, 01:09 PM
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Originally Posted by abshipp View Post
Slow afternoon.

Everyone must be reading about glacier mice.
Maybe velo vol needs to inject those. Or maybe just eat them with a nice vinaigrette.

I was just reading about green stuff on ice yesterday - an article on algae in Antarctica.

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Old 05-22-20, 01:38 PM
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
Might be a new day for those things, but my sister replaced 3 of those 'water line to rhe fridge' fridges, and then gave up. I wish you better fortune.
Our old one was an LG but worked for the few years we had it. The one in the current rental house is crap, but it's an older Frigidaire and probably not maintained like at all. Even so, all that's happened is because the freezer side doesn't seal well, the ice chunks melted and refroze in the dispenser but we still get ice off the top.

Seems like a pretty simple device...
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Old 05-22-20, 01:40 PM
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Nice! Had that been Fed Ex, it would sit there until the promised day of delivery.
Or just be late, like the Purple mattress we ordered.
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Old 05-22-20, 01:56 PM
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It’s raining and will continue to do so for a while.

#InsultToInjury
Yup. If it's raining tomorrow morning I think I will don my rain jacket and take the rain bike on the trail (CVT to SRT) all the way in to your neck of the woods. I would hope the crappy weather means the trails will be deserted. If the weather changes I will ride locally.
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wut
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Guess where I went this afternoon? Wrong answers only.
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Guess where I went this afternoon? Wrong answers only.
Publix
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Publix
It was a store, but not food. Or cycling.
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Guess where I went this afternoon? Wrong answers only.
On a date?
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Slow afternoon.

Everyone must be reading about glacier mice.
I get them on the roof of my shed. Sometimes they just fall off by themselves and leave you exclaiming wtf.
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Tandem content: We got 30 miles in today. Marriage accelerated. Not always but today everything was nice.

Time to mow my 4 lawns - front, back, and 2 sides. This is the third time this week.
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It was a store, but not food. Or cycling.
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In other news, furniture shopping blows and apparently there's not a new couch in existence that really feels comfortable to me.

You people have weird proportions.
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In other news, furniture shopping blows and apparently there's not a new couch in existence that really feels comfortable to me.

You people have weird proportions.
There are a lot of awful couches out there. In Austin I suspect many are sold to be decoration in a fancy house, but I doubt that's the case in Knoxville.
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Slow afternoon.

Everyone must be reading about glacier mice.
Out riding my bike, crazy, I know!
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