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Forum: Foo
01-23-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,843
Views: 147,806
Posted By RubeRad

:eek: a sphincter-tightening watch!

:eek: a sphincter-tightening watch!
01-23-22, 01:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 160
Posted By RubeRad

Yeah, you know, that name does look familiar, and...

Yeah, you know, that name does look familiar, and checking my email history, looks like I've ordered a lot of stuff from them before
01-23-22, 01:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 160
Posted By RubeRad

I'm just surprised a brick and mortar store would...

I'm just surprised a brick and mortar store would actually recommend buying online
01-22-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 160
Posted By RubeRad

Disk brake pad choice

I've got a pair of Shimano BR-M355 that need new pads, front and rear. Went to the LBS, they actually said "we're having a hard time getting Shimano parts in stock, you should look online." :eek:
...
Forum: Foo
01-20-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 786
Views: 26,081
Posted By RubeRad

That's a good point, there are tons of...

That's a good point, there are tons of applications nowadays using 'drones' aka UAVs aka Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, just not (as far as I know) applications involving human transport (yet).

In my...
Forum: Foo
01-19-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 26,081
Posted By RubeRad

A lot more space in 3D than 2D, a lot easer to...

A lot more space in 3D than 2D, a lot easer to avoid paths that intersect.
Forum: Foo
01-19-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9,600
Views: 1,394,248
Posted By RubeRad

You should uncheck that box, what if you finish...

You should uncheck that box, what if you finish downloading and you want to see what the final transfer rate is?!

lol I saw the end
Forum: Foo
01-19-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 371
Posted By RubeRad

What's an "Ass-Fan"? ...

What's an "Ass-Fan"?

https://xkcd.com/37/
Forum: Foo
01-19-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By RubeRad

Yeah, that link about Hellerwork notes that...

Yeah, that link about Hellerwork notes that Heller had come up as a Rolf disciple before branching off in his own direction
Forum: Foo
01-19-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 807
Posted By RubeRad

Because there are hundreds of regular posters,...

Because there are hundreds of regular posters, and only aliases and avatar pictures to keep them apart. Those few that choose pictures of faces for their avatars stand out more individually in my...
Forum: Foo
01-19-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 371
Posted By RubeRad

I could see snow every winter if I wanted, by...

I could see snow every winter if I wanted, by driving up into the nearby mountains: Julian, Laguna, Palomar, or up nearer L.A. there is skiing at Big Bear and, um, the other one
Forum: Foo
01-19-22, 12:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 371
Posted By RubeRad

You get snow?

You get snow?
Forum: Foo
01-18-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By RubeRad

A great actor, a class act, and a trailblazing...

A great actor, a class act, and a trailblazing hero.

If you can access NYT stuff, here's an interesting OpEd (https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/14/opinion/poitier-black-english.html) that opines...
Forum: Foo
01-18-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 393
Posted By RubeRad

But Japan has Costcos?

But Japan has Costcos?
Forum: Foo
01-18-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 371
Posted By RubeRad

That bike behind the fan, I can't recall seeing...

That bike behind the fan, I can't recall seeing it in your photos before. Is that a 3" tire? Looks about the same as the volume on my Krampus
01-18-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,469
Views: 188,474
Posted By RubeRad

lol is that pronounced 'tourer'? I think...

lol is that pronounced 'tourer'?

I think that might be what kind of bike was ridden by the Rural Juror
...
Forum: Foo
01-18-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 619
Posted By RubeRad

In high school I broke my nose that way

In high school I broke my nose that way
Forum: Foo
01-18-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 807
Posted By RubeRad

You're not going to catch me listening to either...

You're not going to catch me listening to either of those canadian ladies either


lol more like I just can't keep everybody straight in my head. too many clever/abbreviated names, not enough...
Forum: Foo
01-18-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 807
Posted By RubeRad

I've never heard of those 'singers' before, but I...

I've never heard of those 'singers' before, but I gotta say, they both really suck
Forum: Foo
01-18-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 807
Posted By RubeRad

There was a time when you were also lumped in my...

There was a time when you were also lumped in my head with ahsposo, probably because of the A. But you'll be pleased to know that our rich history of online interactions has served to make you stand...
Forum: Foo
01-18-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By RubeRad

very interesting, thx for posting dylansbob, I'm...

very interesting, thx for posting dylansbob, I'm glad you've improved your quality of life!

I googled and read some of this link about Hellerwork...
Forum: Foo
01-18-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,763
Posted By RubeRad

Interesting. I was going to say here in...

Interesting.

I was going to say here in SoCal where there's no rain to make lawns grow out of control this is not such an issue, but you proved me wrong. I guess because La Jolla is so rich they...
Forum: Foo
01-18-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 807
Posted By RubeRad

I didn't notice you even left! But maybe...

I didn't notice you even left!

But maybe that's because I have trouble differentiating in my head between many groups of BF users, and as far as I can tell, you and ahsposo are the same 'person'
Forum: Foo
01-18-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 619
Posted By RubeRad

There are definitely LOTS of adults that play...

There are definitely LOTS of adults that play board games. Sounds like you just don't know enough nerds.

Our family saw one of those meetups once when we were out for burgers at a Fuddruckers....
Forum: Foo
01-18-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 619
Posted By RubeRad

Yeah I read something once that asserted the...

Yeah I read something once that asserted the reason Monopoly has such a bad reputation for taking too long to play is that nobody uses the actual rules. Common House Rules make it longer.

However,...
Forum: Foo
01-16-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 26,081
Posted By RubeRad

It's true, when I was a teenager I rear-ended...

It's true, when I was a teenager I rear-ended somebody once, but it was a super ancient driver, so old he was not competent or strong enough to pull out of a driveway into the right lane -- he pulled...
Forum: Foo
01-15-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 26,081
Posted By RubeRad

This is a critical author, and he states that...

This is a critical author, and he states that Waymo has never been at fault, without any hint of irony or sarcasm.

It takes two to tango, if Waymo has been at fault in any accidents, there would...
Forum: Foo
01-15-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 26,081
Posted By RubeRad

I'd like to see some graphs from Waymo (except...

I'd like to see some graphs from Waymo (except they're probably not interested in transparency) of their internal metrics of frequency of human intervention (hopefully decreasing over time as data...
Forum: Foo
01-14-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,749
Posted By RubeRad

Ooh, I'd LOVE to try that! I was in Mexico...

Ooh, I'd LOVE to try that!

I was in Mexico City for a conference like 1999 or 2000, and could not get enough of the street vendor treat of a paper cone of mango slices (freshly cut from a...
Forum: Foo
01-13-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By RubeRad

The Ninja I think is either a cheap clone of the...

The Ninja I think is either a cheap clone of the vitamix, or at least it steals most of its design principles. I do think it has a more powerful motor than a regular blender. The pitcher is...
Forum: Foo
01-13-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,514
Posted By RubeRad

much better

much better
Forum: Foo
01-13-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,514
Posted By RubeRad

that hurts my eyesballs, the green rows...

that hurts my eyesballs, the green rows definitely need their intensity rolled way back!
Forum: Foo
01-13-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By RubeRad

One time I powdered whole dried chipotles in our...

One time I powdered whole dried chipotles in our little electric spice grinder, we were also all gasping from those fumes, but it sounds like yours was even worse!
Forum: Foo
01-13-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By RubeRad

I have a Ninja (poor man's vitamix), but we...

I have a Ninja (poor man's vitamix), but we hardly ever make smoothies. We should make more.

Whenever bananas go overripe, we peel and freeze them. And buy bags of frozen mixed berries once in a...
Forum: Foo
01-13-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By RubeRad

First time I ever saw the word Jackery was seeing...

First time I ever saw the word Jackery was seeing the title of this thread. Then I saw an ad for Jackery in my wife's latest Outside magazine.

I don't know why, but it makes me think of Yeti, and...
Forum: Foo
01-13-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By RubeRad

That **** tastes like crappery

That **** tastes like crappery
Forum: Foo
01-11-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 786
Views: 26,081
Posted By RubeRad

I've given myself permission to just not read...

I've given myself permission to just not read ILTB posts.
Forum: Foo
01-10-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 26,081
Posted By RubeRad

Mercedes Benz extremely conservative Level 3 that...

Mercedes Benz extremely conservative Level 3 that we discussed a few weeks ago.

Incremental progress.
Forum: Commuting
01-10-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1,483
Views: 265,725
Posted By RubeRad

Reminds me of the opening scene of Mars Attacks...

Reminds me of the opening scene of Mars Attacks (which I rewatched recently after decades -- very mediocre), involving a blazing herd of cattle is running down the road
Forum: Foo
01-09-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9,600
Views: 1,394,248
Posted By RubeRad

What, like he can't swim across the gap? Also,...

What, like he can't swim across the gap? Also, how is that ice so downhill for him to accelerate on his belly like that?
Forum: Foo
01-06-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,514
Posted By RubeRad

Yes, and you can write FORTRAN in C++, because...

Yes, and you can write FORTRAN in C++, because you can write C. C++ compilers are happy to compile vanilla C code, with nary a 'class' keyword in sight
Forum: Foo
01-06-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,514
Posted By RubeRad

lol one of my favorite lines to make fun of...

lol one of my favorite lines to make fun of really old school coders "A good enough program can write FORTRAN in any language"

Once you can program in basically any language, learning another is...
Forum: Foo
01-05-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,514
Posted By RubeRad

I think of it more like architecture and/or...

I think of it more like architecture and/or mechanical engineering. You have to design and build all sorts of parts that interact with each other properly so that the whole thing works together...
Forum: Foo
01-05-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,514
Posted By RubeRad

I'm pretty fortunate, I've been able to retain a...

I'm pretty fortunate, I've been able to retain a mostly technical role (i.e. I still get to write software) and probably only have to deal with about 4hr of meetings a week
Forum: Foo
01-05-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,749
Posted By RubeRad

That looks amazing! Would love to try

That looks amazing! Would love to try
Forum: Foo
01-05-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,514
Posted By RubeRad

My company does that too, and they've set up a...

My company does that too, and they've set up a specific email address for us to forward all suspected phishing attempts ('forward-as-attachment'), and they use that for dealing with legit threats and...
Forum: Foo
01-05-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,749
Posted By RubeRad

I been tryna tell you that for years My...

I been tryna tell you that for years

My cheapness plus my refined taste in craft beer is what protects me from alcoholism
Forum: Commuting
01-04-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 135,807
Posted By RubeRad

it's got grip shifters, and an embarassing...

it's got grip shifters, and an embarassing collection of letters painted onto the downtube, I'd recommend replacing the whole bike
Forum: Foo
01-04-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 631
Posted By RubeRad

We have a telephone that is a landline device, as...

We have a telephone that is a landline device, as far as it knows. But really the old school phone cable is plugged into a Vonage box on that hangs off our router, so as far as our communications...
Forum: Foo
01-04-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,325
Posted By RubeRad

If we're talking hard core any kitchen appliance,...

If we're talking hard core any kitchen appliance, then the obvious two contenders are fridge and stove (is range+oven considered 1 or 2?)

I'd pick the stove. I can stop using milk, and it would...
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