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Forum: Foo
07-22-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 53,425
Posted By genec

Florida man comes home from doctor appointment to...

Florida man comes home from doctor appointment to find...

Naked Florida woman in pool, refuses to get dressed and leave. ...
Forum: Foo
07-22-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 565
Posted By genec

The ultimate Feel Good song... Nina Simone......

The ultimate Feel Good song... Nina Simone... "Feeling Good."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ff-0pHwyQ1g
Forum: Foo
07-22-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 551
Posted By genec

There will likely be future payoffs from the...

There will likely be future payoffs from the commercial space programs, but these "gold plated bungee jumps (https://www.bikeforums.net/foo/1234680-gold-plated-bungee-jump.html)" did no real...
Forum: Foo
07-22-21, 04:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 545
Posted By genec

Sadly, part of that lack of fidelity, when some...

Sadly, part of that lack of fidelity, when some folks use a phone is due to using a bluetooth headset. They can be awful.

For all my meetings I use a high quality wired headset with a good mike...
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,924
Posted By genec

The reality of back to the office... SIGH... ...

The reality of back to the office... SIGH...


And more... https://www.fastcompany.com/90655710/the-unspoken-reasons-employees-dont-want-remote-work-to-end
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By genec

Yeah, but doesn't it have to "sacrificial wine"...

Yeah, but doesn't it have to "sacrificial wine" on Sundays before noon? And what about folks in dry counties... ARRRG.
07-21-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By genec

I have to laugh... I was hiking yesterday, and...

I have to laugh... I was hiking yesterday, and along this road, went past a wide bush and a small deer jumped out right in front of me... while walking. It had been apparently trying to get past a...
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,381
Posted By genec

I lived in that area back in the late 70's and...

I lived in that area back in the late 70's and moved east to Lemon Grove in '81. I saw quite a few changes when they put the tunnel/bridges in for I15. That really shook up the area, and it took a...
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 852
Posted By genec

You go no where without dreams.

You go no where without dreams.
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,381
Posted By genec

Tend to agree... I believe though beyond the...

Tend to agree... I believe though beyond the tasters... some places allow for 5 oz pours or 10oz schooners. And a decent pub has "proper" pints too... or imperial pints... 20oz.

I know my...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,381
Posted By genec

I used to live just east of that area... on the...

I used to live just east of that area... on the other side of 40th street... the development in that area and improvements further south have totally changed that part of town, for the better. It was...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,381
Posted By genec

Good friend to have!

Good friend to have!
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 180
Posted By genec

Well, maybe the richest man in the world has a...

Well, maybe the richest man in the world has a tiny heart after all...


https://www.npr.org/2021/07/20/1018414444/bezos-landed-thanked-amazon-workers-and-shoppers-for-paying-gave-away-200-millio...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 180
Posted By genec

For me the benefits are more along the lines of...

For me the benefits are more along the lines of what designing for space brings... miniaturization, power saving and rugged designs, which lead to more robust satellites, which then allow us to...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 180
Posted By genec

Hey, don't get me wrong... I think a space...

Hey, don't get me wrong... I think a space program has merit, both from the scientific and R&D aspect... but there were no experiments done on these "joy rides." The technology was already tested,...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 180
Posted By genec

And now Bezos has done his bungee jump... so two...

And now Bezos has done his bungee jump... so two billionaires that could have improved lives here on earth (https://www.bikeforums.net/foo/1235072-cleaning-out-homeless-camp.html)have gone off for...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 852
Posted By genec

It IS a complicated issue... but if you empower...

It IS a complicated issue... but if you empower people to take care of their space, and to watch out for others, by giving those folks basic responsibilities, you tend to create "someone" out of the...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 219
Posted By genec

Just to get you in the door no doubt... works...

Just to get you in the door no doubt... works every time. Free food, free booze, spare change... whatever works.

I save my quarters to use in the local laundromat industrial washing machines...
07-20-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By genec

Didn't happen to me, but I seem to remember a...

Didn't happen to me, but I seem to remember a video a few years back of a deer leaping onto the road right into a cyclist.

Went to search for it... looks like it has happened a few times... ...
07-20-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 533
Posted By genec

Was riding off road trails in east central...

Was riding off road trails in east central Florida, when I hit a big exposed root and managed to crash my bike in a creek. Decided to stick to paved paths after that. Looks like it was the best...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 545
Posted By genec

The real irony is if you don't pay, they still...

The real irony is if you don't pay, they still don't "get it." They just run up the bill and then send it to collections.

I had a heck of a time trying to get out of Spectrum last year... they...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9,618
Views: 1,234,703
Posted By genec

ahhhh a feather bed carrier... how nice.

ahhhh a feather bed carrier... how nice.
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 545
Posted By genec

The car warranty spam is insidious... Same voice...

The car warranty spam is insidious... Same voice every time, same message, new phone number... every damn time. Can't block it when they keep using new numbers. ...
Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 545
Posted By genec

Are you aware that most smart phones allow 3 way...

Are you aware that most smart phones allow 3 way calls? Our son is in a different city and the wife and I get on our respective phones and set up a three way call and talk just like the old days......
Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 426
Posted By genec

I tend to agree with the "every other version is...

I tend to agree with the "every other version is bad..."
Win 9 was so horrible they didn't bother to release it. Win 10, it's OK. 7 was pretty darn good... 8... OMG. :eek: So 11. Nah, wait...
Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 624
Posted By genec

Several years ago I tried to use Uber, could not...

Several years ago I tried to use Uber, could not do so as it (then) required a FB account. So I have never Ubered either.
Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 624
Posted By genec

I too never did FB... But I also find it terribly...

I too never did FB... But I also find it terribly annoying that some information is only available on FB... restaurant menus for instance, or local groups for various things like sailing or music....
Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 426
Posted By genec

Time to go to '96.

Time to go to '96.
Forum: Foo
07-16-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 638
Posted By genec

Hey, can you charge toll on your half? ;)

Hey, can you charge toll on your half? ;)
07-16-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,564
Posted By genec

I see this same repetition about topics on the...

I see this same repetition about topics on the sailing forums I follow... the same anchoring questions and advice come up over and over again. Next is the use of ethanol in gas outboards... and of...
Forum: Foo
07-16-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 1,892
Posted By genec

Reading is a great hobby... and libraries stock...

Reading is a great hobby... and libraries stock plenty of resources to allow cheap access to this "hobby."

BTW "seeking a hobby" is a difficult thing to do... one should generally allow their...
Forum: Foo
07-15-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 1,892
Posted By genec

Take up vegetable gardening... the rewards are...

Take up vegetable gardening... the rewards are in the produce.
Forum: Foo
07-15-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,058
Posted By genec

Plus, the Uke has the right number of strings......

Plus, the Uke has the right number of strings... how the heck does one play 6 strings with 4 fingers and a thumb. With the Uke, or violin, you have a 1:1 relationship of fingers to strings... Now the...
Forum: Foo
07-14-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 180
Posted By genec

Yeah, rather ridiculous... Meanwhile, the...

Yeah, rather ridiculous...

Meanwhile, the rich get richer... and take joyrides.
Forum: Foo
07-14-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 180
Posted By genec

All that for some very interesting views... and...

All that for some very interesting views... and about 3 minutes or so of weightlessness.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9t3_h9YE5hA
Forum: Foo
07-14-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,314
Posted By genec

Hey, I know this is all over, but I just happened...

Hey, I know this is all over, but I just happened to come across some old office pictures... My cube was easy to find... (oh, I so hated "cubeland.")
...
Forum: Foo
07-14-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 180
Posted By genec

Gold plated bungee jump...

Some billionaire just took a ride to the edge of space... didn't go into orbit... just bounced off the top of "sky", slid under "space" and came back quickly enough to not miss dinner... And I...
Forum: Foo
07-12-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,427
Posted By genec

No one is recommending a booster at this time. ...

No one is recommending a booster at this time. One company is working on a booster, but there is no current call for it. Of course, like everything else in this pandemic, that all may change in...
Forum: Foo
07-12-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11,784
Views: 2,460,411
Posted By genec

Pretty much it was the bad boss scenario I...

Pretty much it was the bad boss scenario I mentioned...
Forum: Foo
07-12-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By genec

Uh, a photograph of a snowflake is also a photo...

Uh, a photograph of a snowflake is also a photo of a crystal.
Forum: Foo
07-12-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11,784
Views: 2,460,411
Posted By genec

Or really bad boss.

Or really bad boss.
Forum: Foo
07-11-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By genec

Solar storm to hit Sun or Mon.

Could cause power outages, cell disruption and GPS failures.

...
Forum: Foo
07-10-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,196
Posted By genec

I still see a need for parks and green space in...

I still see a need for parks and green space in dense urban areas. To my mind, there should be a park or green area within short walking distance of every urban home. Besides the mental relief...
Forum: Foo
07-10-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,196
Posted By genec

Hey, when I grew up, playgrounds were dirt and...

Hey, when I grew up, playgrounds were dirt and gravel, slides were hot metal, and the "toys" were made of metal bars that you could climb and fall several feet from... If you survived you could grow...
Forum: Foo
07-09-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9,618
Views: 1,234,703
Posted By genec

Fake as in "only 230 feet high..." ...

Fake as in "only 230 feet high..." WHAT!!!
Forum: Foo
07-09-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,381
Posted By genec

People will buy this, and no beer... and will...

People will buy this, and no beer... and will then complain that the little 5 oz size is too small, and should be available in 12 oz cans.
Forum: Foo
07-08-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,381
Posted By genec

Sure... no doubt he meant "drink in," with his...

Sure... no doubt he meant "drink in," with his eyes... yeah, that's it, riiiiiiight.

Unless, while at the university, they managed to somehow convert pictures into liquids. :eek:
Forum: Foo
07-08-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 274
Posted By genec

Does audio work in other apps? Obviously it is...

Does audio work in other apps? Obviously it is fine in Edge.... right?

Have you recently updated OSs or drivers?
Forum: Foo
07-06-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,196
Posted By genec

What I find interesting is how many brands...

What I find interesting is how many brands compete with themselves seeking to eek out a sliver of a certain market... Coca-Cola for instance is competing with itself in the soft drink market with...
07-06-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,038
Posted By genec

One of the few, if first, interactions between a...

One of the few, if first, interactions between a cyclist and motor vehicle that ended with this result:


We tend to see "cyclist in hospital, condition unknown; driver OK."
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