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Forum: Touring
05-18-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 341
Posted By Juan Foote

That was my first thought as well.

That was my first thought as well.
Forum: Touring
05-18-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 341
Posted By Juan Foote

One would almost think there was an "R" missing...

One would almost think there was an "R" missing from this conversation.

Meat pie anyone?
Forum: Foo
05-18-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 892
Posted By Juan Foote

Any further discussion on that front would have...

Any further discussion on that front would have to be in PnR...
Forum: Foo
05-17-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 892
Posted By Juan Foote

The only bank that I absolutely refuse to do...

The only bank that I absolutely refuse to do business with is Wells. They did us super dirty back in the past and as an unfortunate side effect one of the people I did work for a bit later would only...
Forum: Foo
05-16-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 364
Posted By Juan Foote

Yeah, this is all the hipsters thinking they are...

Yeah, this is all the hipsters thinking they are on to something. The rest of us old folks have been there, done that and know better.
Forum: Foo
05-15-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 364
Posted By Juan Foote

I honestly wish that when I digitized (ripped) my...

I honestly wish that when I digitized (ripped) my collection years ago that I had kept the disks. I thought I was saving space and saving to a medium that would last....OOPS!
05-13-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,191
Posted By Juan Foote

To be fair, I don't generally care for 'old" B&W...

To be fair, I don't generally care for 'old" B&W films much. In modern films it can be enjoyable as an artistic expression quite well.
Growing up, and long after color TV were the standard, we...
05-13-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,191
Posted By Juan Foote

I agree in regard to Terminator. The first three...

I agree in regard to Terminator. The first three were very good, IMO. I felt it started drifting a bit after that in a similar way as above.
05-12-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 368,928
Posted By Juan Foote

It is my understanding that Deborah makes a cameo...

It is my understanding that Deborah makes a cameo in it as well, I think as one of the kids 'rent.

I may put it on out of curiosity. I cannot imagine it being very good, but probably worth the...
05-11-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 444
Posted By Juan Foote

IDK if my idea of a bike co-op and yours is...

IDK if my idea of a bike co-op and yours is different, particularly in the discussion above about "quality parts".

The most successful and longest lasting co-op I am aware of here near Atlanta has...
05-11-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 92,656
Posted By Juan Foote

I was turned onto the internet archive by a...

I was turned onto the internet archive by a poster in one of these 'what are you watching' threads. I found the Shogun (1980) miniseries based off the James Clavell novel. I remembered it very fondly...
Forum: Foo
05-11-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 754
Posted By Juan Foote

I do think the iPod was a very influential player...

I do think the iPod was a very influential player (pa dum) for it's time, the desire of consumers to have a product such as it offered, as well as the direction phones would take with that...
05-11-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,191
Posted By Juan Foote

And The Sound of Music is among the movies that...

And The Sound of Music is among the movies that you draw this line for? You have SEEN the movie, haven't you?
05-11-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,191
Posted By Juan Foote

IDK how that is even possible. The hills are...

IDK how that is even possible. The hills are alive with it.
05-11-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,191
Posted By Juan Foote

The Matrix was a groundbreaking film in many ways...

The Matrix was a groundbreaking film in many ways and the first one was amazing. As it went along it seemed to get full on itself and built up to being something that, IMO, wasn't a comparable...
05-10-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,191
Posted By Juan Foote

^IMO the newer reboot of the Star Trek movie...

^IMO the newer reboot of the Star Trek movie series is FAR better than the originals in too many ways to count. Totally worth a watch.

The little witch boy movies....(ah) Harry Potter. I think I...
05-10-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 368,928
Posted By Juan Foote

Valley Girl (1983) with Nicolas Cage and Deborah...

Valley Girl (1983) with Nicolas Cage and Deborah Foreman

I was 12yo when for some unknown reason my mother took me to the theater to see this R rated movie. Surprisingly, I did not recall the...
05-09-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 368,928
Posted By Juan Foote

I was rather amazed at how many clicks it took to...

I was rather amazed at how many clicks it took to actually see pricing for the Cinemark Theater which is the closest to me. The reserved "recliner" seating is $11.25 for the matinee times. I did not...
05-09-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 368,928
Posted By Juan Foote

To be fair, I couldn't say. The last two movies I...

To be fair, I couldn't say. The last two movies I actually went to a theater for were before and just at the beginning of 'the pandemic' and entry was from a gift card we got from work as a Christmas...
05-08-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 368,928
Posted By Juan Foote

Can't go without Goose! The original is one...

Can't go without Goose!

The original is one of few movies I own on a physical media. I hope this one makes a worthy follow up.
Forum: Foo
05-08-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,240
Posted By Juan Foote

A local private school that we do fire safety...

A local private school that we do fire safety work with uses a jammer on campus. Your phone absolutely will not work as anything other than a clock. In my own case I often have to restart my phone...
Forum: Foo
05-08-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,240
Posted By Juan Foote

My (ex) stepmother taught me in school, she was a...

My (ex) stepmother taught me in school, she was a history teacher. My father met her several decades after my graduating and they lived the rest of his life together. In her own case she is fully...
05-08-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 368,928
Posted By Juan Foote

Fully agree. The whole movie was too dark...

Fully agree. The whole movie was too dark (lighting wise) and having Henry Hill play two parts was loser-esce. It started off like it was going to have a lot to offer and then very quickly dissolved...
Forum: Foo
05-04-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By Juan Foote

As a rabid Star Wars fan, and in spite of...

As a rabid Star Wars fan, and in spite of it...please! No!

/spent
Forum: Foo
05-04-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 431
Posted By Juan Foote

I recall the year this came out, we were being...

I recall the year this came out, we were being badass teenage buttholes and went around singing "Pumpkin Busters" to this melody while doing said on Halloween.


It's Halloween in your...
Forum: Introductions
05-04-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 79
Posted By Juan Foote

Good luck Paul and welcome to the forums. ...

Good luck Paul and welcome to the forums.

The wife and I very nearly moved there some years ago. Beautiful area and plenty of nice neighborhoods to ride in as well as nearby trails.
Forum: Foo
05-02-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 892
Posted By Juan Foote

Even my experience with Kroger wasn't bad in...

Even my experience with Kroger wasn't bad in reference to the job description and responsibilities. It was just stocking shelves, not much to go wrong there. It was the management/ownership and...
Forum: Foo
05-01-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 892
Posted By Juan Foote

It was fairly astounding the level of unaware...

It was fairly astounding the level of unaware that so many of the thieves we dealt with were. Among many countless stories there are two that are particular favorites.

The first was a guy that...
Forum: Foo
05-01-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 892
Posted By Juan Foote

Based on Hondo Gravel 's shopping habits this...

Based on Hondo Gravel 's shopping habits this would indicate that you aren't buying cheap beer and ant granules?
Forum: Foo
05-01-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 693
Posted By Juan Foote

I agree. I have two NR lights that I have owned...

I agree. I have two NR lights that I have owned over a decade, and they still work as expected.
Forum: Foo
05-01-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 892
Posted By Juan Foote

Riverdale, GA ~1989-1991 or so.

Riverdale, GA ~1989-1991 or so.
Forum: Foo
05-01-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 892
Posted By Juan Foote

Did you ever work somewhere that...

was such a terrible experience that you refuse to purchase products from or shop with them?

Mine was Kroger (grocery chain). Some thirty years later and I still refuse to go into one of their...
Forum: Foo
04-30-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,303
Posted By Juan Foote

This may well be the case. I know that anytime we...

This may well be the case. I know that anytime we are near a large metro area the 5G symbol comes on, but I have never taken the time to check as we are moving. Very rare to lose signal around a...
Forum: Foo
04-30-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,303
Posted By Juan Foote

The closest experience that I can compare is...

The closest experience that I can compare is actually tethering through a 5G phone. Any time we go on the road I utilize said such that we can work while on the highway. In areas where the cell...
Forum: Foo
04-28-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,117
Posted By Juan Foote

Much like 50PlusCycling , I have owned a...

Much like 50PlusCycling , I have owned a veritable boatload of cars. If I were going to go for a dependable 20 year sedan I would probably pick the go to suggestions in Accord or Camry. With that...
04-25-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By Juan Foote

The shop I used to work for did a thing called...

The shop I used to work for did a thing called Gold Sprints on Friday nights. It was fun by itself, but the Big Wheels...
One of the fellows in the club worked for a place that rented the Big Wheels...
04-25-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 638
Posted By Juan Foote

I used to buy fancy chain oils and stuff with wax...

I used to buy fancy chain oils and stuff with wax and all the other snake oil (ba dum) you will be suggested. I find that pretty much any type of oil works just fine. To quote the above poster,...
04-25-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,205
Posted By Juan Foote

Paying forward is one thing, and of course we...

Paying forward is one thing, and of course we have no idea what the level of friendship or past deeds have been in regard to these folks. At the same time being taken advantage of is a whole other...
04-25-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,205
Posted By Juan Foote

Being nice is one thing. Offering to change out...

Being nice is one thing. Offering to change out some tubes is a relatively easy thing and certainly within the spirit of fellowship you are talking about. These bikes are a project and TBH you...
04-24-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 368,928
Posted By Juan Foote

Been watching a good bit on Prime Video the past...

Been watching a good bit on Prime Video the past week.

Horizon Line (2020)- This movie follows a young 'couple' as they are stranded in an airplane after the pilot passes while flying over the...
Forum: Foo
04-21-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By Juan Foote

Not that I have a vested interest, in that I...

Not that I have a vested interest, in that I refuse to pay the amount desired for the Atlanta aspect of the tour, which is also a two hour drive across town without traffic....
I went to a concert...
Forum: Foo
04-21-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By Juan Foote

I have serious doubts that he will make the...

I have serious doubts that he will make the (whole) tour. I feel like he will likely start, but poor performance and reception of said will have him call off within a couple of shows, if that far....
Forum: Foo
04-20-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,066
Posted By Juan Foote

njkayaker , yes you are right, I must have been...

njkayaker , yes you are right, I must have been thinking security updates. It shows how very little I care in regard to that aspect. So long as it answers calls, sends texts, maps work (cause I can...
Forum: Foo
04-20-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,066
Posted By Juan Foote

At least with S7 (I can't recall on the previous...

At least with S7 (I can't recall on the previous one) it stayed on the newest version of Android right up until the last year +. I considered rooting it, but can't wrap my head around it as well as I...
Forum: Foo
04-20-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,066
Posted By Juan Foote

First off, completely insincere look of shock and...

First off, completely insincere look of shock and amazement that Apple would put anything over on their customers or be misleading. The horror!




The last two generation of Samsung phones the...
Forum: Foo
04-19-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 714
Posted By Juan Foote

When we did our roof we wanted high quality...

When we did our roof we wanted high quality shingles so immediately started looking at Owens Corning. At that time, and assumably still have, a preferred local company listing. The company that we...
04-17-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 462
Posted By Juan Foote

When I rode a trike I also bought bulk chain from...

When I rode a trike I also bought bulk chain from a local shop and then just used a quick link (IIRC) to join it. The previous owner had used multiple chains before I got it and a common failing...
Forum: Foo
04-16-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,116
Posted By Juan Foote

My wife was a professional photog at one point in...

My wife was a professional photog at one point in her life. There is a Pentax '35mm film' camera here somewhere along with lenses that, well...at one time were worth LOADS of money. I don't even...
04-15-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 368,928
Posted By Juan Foote

Accomplice (2021 Netflix) - This docu-film...

Accomplice (2021 Netflix) - This docu-film follows a group of top MTB riders as they cycle (read as bomb downhill) at several locations around the world. It is a good watch. Some great drone and...
Forum: Foo
04-14-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By Juan Foote

^ I have lost people over the years. In...

^ I have lost people over the years. In particular one of my friends that passed away was responsible for the direction of my professional career for the past couple of decades. It hit me to some...
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