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Forum: Foo
07-24-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 688
Posted By Stadjer

The Olympics is about identifying strongly with...

The Olympics is about identifying strongly with nationality (as in citizenship). It's not just it's foundation but also how it's sold, which has a lot of 'every country is a winner' about it. I can...
Forum: Foo
07-24-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 565
Posted By Stadjer

Glad we can shorten the name Israel...

Glad we can shorten the name Israel Kamakawiwo'ole to Iz Kamakawiwo'ole, otherwise it would be hard to pronounce.
Forum: Foo
07-23-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 565
Posted By Stadjer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avpvZfcuGV0 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avpvZfcuGV0
Maybe the studio version is slighty better but I feel good about this stage too.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8tq9Va6U68
...
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 688
Posted By Stadjer

Being a free man means you you can leave, but...

Being a free man means you you can leave, but it's up to other free people to decide whether you can move to them or not.
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 05:11 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 1,892
Posted By Stadjer

Guerilla topiary, creative and exciting.

Guerilla topiary, creative and exciting.
07-20-21, 04:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,665
Posted By Stadjer

What politics would that be? Only the British...

What politics would that be? Only the British journalists are as disrespectful to claim Cavendish has equalled Merckx. Cavendish is a sprinter, winning stages is his job. If in the process of trying...
Forum: Foo
07-18-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9,618
Views: 1,234,703
Posted By Stadjer

With everybody filming everything it turns out a...

With everybody filming everything it turns out a lot of cartoonish moves aren't really that cartoonish, but appear in real life. From horses braking hard to people getting knocked out or dizzy.
Forum: Foo
07-11-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,196
Posted By Stadjer

I'd like to react to that. Something to...

I'd like to react to that.


Something to say about that too. But LAJ makes a fair point.


Anyone else interested in a spin off topic in P&R?
Forum: Foo
07-10-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 8,105
Views: 1,583,748
Posted By Stadjer

Me too, but allthough this one might not be the...

Me too, but allthough this one might not be the most desirable of GTV, Junior and Gulia GT series, I believe it's in a different class from the others mentioned. Also to my personal taste in beauty,...
07-08-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By Stadjer

It's not complicated to patch the rear. Just take...

It's not complicated to patch the rear. Just take the tube out and not the wheel, and take a bit of care it doesn't get stuck on sharp edges when you pull it around to get to the leak. Changing the...
Forum: Foo
07-07-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,196
Posted By Stadjer

Probably more concerning is that behind these...

Probably more concerning is that behind these corporations there's much bigger concentration of money that is spread out over all these corporations and brands. I suspect when they want power that...
07-07-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By Stadjer

Correct, It says impact resistant, x layers...

Correct, It says impact resistant, x layers powdercoating system, transparant lacquer (paint/coating)3, zinc primer, colour paint.

It's a bit old school, boasting about rust proofing was about the...
07-07-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,092
Posted By Stadjer

I don't know if it's a saying but If you treat...

I don't know if it's a saying but If you treat people like morons they start to behave like morons. At least you have to take the effect on the mindset into consideration.

I agree, but we also...
Forum: Foo
07-07-21, 05:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By Stadjer

I watched it last week and didn't bother with the...

I watched it last week and didn't bother with the maths, but the fault in the reasoning towards perpetual motion seems to me that it used wind energy. I think the assumption that it only uses the...
Forum: Foo
07-05-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 135,698
Posted By Stadjer

Tough nut to crack.

Tough nut to crack.
07-02-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,092
Posted By Stadjer

It's not the first crowd caused crash but I think...

It's not the first crowd caused crash but I think what made so many people particularly angry is that she caused the crash not as a spectator, but as someone who used the event and the presence of...
Forum: Foo
07-01-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By Stadjer

I reason that if I smell them the moths will too....

I reason that if I smell them the moths will too. I don't know how long they will work, but alltogether they have quite a bit of surface. I've always understood that a cedar tie rack would do the...
Forum: Foo
06-30-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By Stadjer

Captain hindsight here, but I just buy a bag of...

Captain hindsight here, but I just buy a bag of cedar discs and blocks for in the closet. The discs go around the hangers and the blocks just lay around on the shelves. A box with pencil 'sharpnel'...
Forum: Foo
06-08-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8,105
Views: 1,583,748
Posted By Stadjer

It's a Delahaye V12 btw. Delahaye has a lot of at...

It's a Delahaye V12 btw. Delahaye has a lot of at least stunning cars, it's a shame so many great French manufacturers didn't make it into the 60's. Delage, Talbot Lago and Bugatti of course. And...
Forum: Foo
05-30-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8,105
Views: 1,583,748
Posted By Stadjer

Indeed. Especially in France there was a lot of...

Indeed. Especially in France there was a lot of experimentation with new materials and alloys too. The Bugatti Atlantic has that rib in the middle because it was designed for magnesium (alloy) to...
Forum: Foo
05-27-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,153
Posted By Stadjer

No, I remember that face. It's Axl Rose with his...

No, I remember that face. It's Axl Rose with his blond hair tugged in his hat.


Same here, allthoug I doubt that's mutual for everybody on the list.

I'm afraid I'm not OK with facebook, never...
Forum: Foo
05-26-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,354
Posted By Stadjer

I've cooled a bit on Hendrix too, since my teens...

I've cooled a bit on Hendrix too, since my teens but also my twenties. But I go through these phases once every few others that I genuinely wonder what the point of listening to other music is and...
Forum: Commuting
05-26-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,268
Posted By Stadjer

Good choice of brand. Is it of the shelf or did...

Good choice of brand. Is it of the shelf or did they let pick the frame and the parts and all, the 'design your own bike' idea?

If you buy an Azor it's mostly the sturdiness you're paying for, it...
Forum: Foo
05-21-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,354
Posted By Stadjer

There were similar things going on in Europe at...

There were similar things going on in Europe at that time, probably simply because there was a huge young generation after the babyboom that changed the balance of society in favour of those who have...
Forum: Foo
05-19-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,290
Posted By Stadjer

I don't know actually, I was reacting to 'see the...

I don't know actually, I was reacting to 'see the world'. What I do know is that the US is different in the sense that national air travel makes sense and Amercans don't go outside the country much....
Forum: Foo
05-19-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,290
Posted By Stadjer

Fair question, allthough it seems obvious that we...

Fair question, allthough it seems obvious that we can't burn fossil fuels or drain the planet like the previous generation in other ways either. And I can only answer it from my view on travel and...
Forum: Foo
05-17-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,290
Posted By Stadjer

I've been an untrained forklift driver myself and...

I've been an untrained forklift driver myself and the greatest danger is probably that they feel much more stable and light than they are. I think the rear wheel steering ads a lot to that too, just...
Forum: Foo
05-15-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,290
Posted By Stadjer

It's done to classics. It's a 15-25k job but it's...

It's done to classics. It's a 15-25k job but it's mainly for keeping the looks and comes at a price in handling and bootspace.

Maybe it's a better idea to replace the gearbox with a torque...
Forum: Foo
05-15-21, 01:56 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,290
Posted By Stadjer

A very important difference is that a huge weight...

A very important difference is that a huge weight at the back of the fork trucks is a huge advantage for a fork truck, and troublesome for cars to put it mildly. For electric cars to handle well or...
Forum: Foo
05-14-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,290
Posted By Stadjer

This is actually a good idea, but one from about...

This is actually a good idea, but one from about 15 years ago. But that requires standardization of batteries and floor and that would only be feasable if it was truly about the environment. But it's...
Forum: Foo
05-09-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8,105
Views: 1,583,748
Posted By Stadjer

I'm pretty sure that's not a Bugatti. Looks...

I'm pretty sure that's not a Bugatti. Looks Auburn or at least American to me allthough Hispano Suiza has also made some less sleak designs. Is that a supercharger bulge on the bonnet? A somewhat...
Forum: Foo
04-05-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 957
Posted By Stadjer

I don't want to be too dramatic about it, but I'm...

I don't want to be too dramatic about it, but I'm keeping my CD-collection and would like other people too for several reasons.
-70% of all music on vinyl records has never been digitalized, if the...
Forum: Foo
03-31-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,193
Posted By Stadjer

For certain cars probably, so modern the key has...

For certain cars probably, so modern the key has to be kept in a metal box to avoid hacking.
Forum: Foo
03-28-21, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 135,698
Posted By Stadjer

Thaw...

Thaw (https://www.dumpert.nl/item/7608257_5881e1a8)
Forum: Foo
03-24-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,900
Posted By Stadjer

When I still played Risk from time to time we...

When I still played Risk from time to time we used to play it without dice. Simply take an army for an army so you need 2 armies more to invade a neighbouring country. For every turn with a conquest...
Forum: Foo
03-14-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Stadjer

I liked your post despite not liking the message....

I liked your post despite not liking the message. I'd like you to stay and stay mildly offensive. Taking offense is usually just a tool to surpress other views.
03-10-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 730
Posted By Stadjer

I agree, many cycling advocacy video's are made...

I agree, many cycling advocacy video's are made with a fixed idea what needs to be done in terms of cycling infrastructure, usually bike lanes, and then show bike lanes in the Netherlands as proof it...
Forum: Foo
03-10-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,507
Posted By Stadjer

I would have picked february.

I would have picked february.
Forum: Foo
03-02-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11,784
Views: 2,460,411
Posted By Stadjer

Now I wonder what view it is facing.

Now I wonder what view it is facing.
Forum: Foo
03-01-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,179
Posted By Stadjer

For me that's the main attraction of vintage,...

For me that's the main attraction of vintage, people often tried to build the best thing they could. Not thinking about the replacement market so often build to last and keep the customer happy about...
Forum: Foo
02-27-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 720
Posted By Stadjer

Having a similar background I always like mundane...

Having a similar background I always like mundane concepts of physics. I never thought gravity was very mysterious, if molecules and atoms don't fall apart at any disturbance the force that pulls...
Forum: Foo
02-24-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By Stadjer

Russians do that with bears.

Russians do that with bears.
Forum: Foo
02-17-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,167
Posted By Stadjer

He's not British, probably American television...

He's not British, probably American television cooks are more aware there's a world to learn. I don't know really, not many come through here.
Forum: Foo
02-17-21, 04:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,167
Posted By Stadjer

That used to be my favourite for a while. The...

That used to be my favourite for a while. The local souk here had Greek, Turkish and Bulgarian. The Bulgarian was more yellow and a bit more characteristic in taste. My impession was that it was only...
Forum: Foo
02-15-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9,931
Views: 2,064,177
Posted By Stadjer

Die hard Zappa fans have a reputation all over...

Die hard Zappa fans have a reputation all over the world for endlessly discussing his work, but don't underestimate the more selective fans. In the end he is thought provoking in what he does.

The...
Forum: Foo
02-14-21, 04:33 AM
Replies: 9,931
Views: 2,064,177
Posted By Stadjer

I don't really disagree, the die hard of anything...

I don't really disagree, the die hard of anything is there to envy, but it's not a free choice to become one. I like to be overwhelmed by complexity and 'too much going on', and I have no musical or...
Forum: Foo
02-13-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9,931
Views: 2,064,177
Posted By Stadjer

I've known it as the 'beginner's Zappa' from when...

I've known it as the 'beginner's Zappa' from when I bought it about 30 years ago, but I've never really moved on to become a more accomplished Zappa listener. There are other albums I like, You are...
Forum: Foo
02-13-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,167
Posted By Stadjer

Don't let her fool you, she's just wearing her...

Don't let her fool you, she's just wearing her skinnyness elegantly. But it's a bit too 'cinematographic' for me to be sure it's not looks over taste.

Agree, same for video and tv series with...
Forum: Foo
02-12-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,167
Posted By Stadjer

Are you British? I get your problem, I searched...

Are you British? I get your problem, I searched half an hour for a British tv recipe once but that was by Raymond Blanc, a French cook. I also suspect Nigella Lawson to actually make nice tasting...
Forum: Foo
02-12-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,167
Posted By Stadjer

It's British. They watch food porn while or after...

It's British. They watch food porn while or after eating a take away curry or something. They don't actually cook.
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