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Forum: Foo
07-24-21, 12:31 AM
Replies: 11,781
Views: 2,459,812
Posted By RubeRad

But obviously they should be called GUIHARPS

But obviously they should be called GUIHARPS
Forum: Foo
07-23-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 135,634
Posted By RubeRad

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbyRWO-K18A

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbyRWO-K18A
Forum: Foo
07-23-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 419
Posted By RubeRad

Actually it's "Laughs ON Linux". You can just say...

Actually it's "Laughs ON Linux". You can just say LOL for short. Everybody will understand
Forum: Commuting
07-20-21, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 240,280
Posted By RubeRad

pics or it didn't happen!

pics or it didn't happen!
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 218
Posted By RubeRad

I can't remember the last time I used cash. I...

I can't remember the last time I used cash. I have 5 singles in my wallet that have been there at least a month.
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 537
Posted By RubeRad

At my house, we moved our landline number to...

At my house, we moved our landline number to Vonage maybe 15 years ago, it's been like $12-15/mo ever since.
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,858
Posted By RubeRad

I've often thought, after spending a few hours on...

I've often thought, after spending a few hours on the phone helping my in-laws figure out how to drag a file from one windows folder to another (only slightly exaggerating), wouldn't it be great if I...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,374
Posted By RubeRad

Do you mean fewer ounces? Or like "smallbeer" --...

Do you mean fewer ounces? Or like "smallbeer" -- lower ABV beers that historically even children drank?

When possible, I certainly enjoy sampling a full flight of tasters, vs having to choose 1...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11,781
Views: 2,459,812
Posted By RubeRad

Do you want COFFEE? Or heated coffee ice cream?

Do you want COFFEE? Or heated coffee ice cream?
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,858
Posted By RubeRad

'murica! Where a discussion about 'cheap...

'murica!

Where a discussion about 'cheap hobbies' cannot but morph into a discussion of expensive hobbies :foo:
Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 419
Posted By RubeRad

:eek: [/list] You had me at Duke Nukem!

:eek:


[/list]
You had me at Duke Nukem!
Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 419
Posted By RubeRad

Watch out for Windows 11, WIndows is like Star...

Watch out for Windows 11, WIndows is like Star Trek movies, every other one is crap. Remember Windows 8? Vista?

As for TurboTax, ditch it and switch to free Excel spreadsheets downloadable from...
Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 348
Posted By RubeRad

It was apparently the last straw that triggered a...

It was apparently the last straw that triggered a whole-cooling-system replace. I might have gotten ripped off by the shop, about $2k is close to the BBK value of the whole car. It's a good strong...
Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,858
Posted By RubeRad

Sounds like a good concept for a gender reveal...

Sounds like a good concept for a gender reveal party...
Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 348
Posted By RubeRad

I had to have my plastic 'crack pipe...

I had to have my plastic 'crack pipe (https://shop.eurowise.com/product-p/ew6011.htm)' replaced
Forum: Foo
07-18-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,858
Posted By RubeRad

That is a fantastic idea, and I can't believe I...

That is a fantastic idea, and I can't believe I didn't think of it! I used to play a lot, but have fallen off.

No need to scrimp on used discs, just start out with a Roc for everything, and add a...
Forum: Foo
07-18-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,858
Posted By RubeRad

In RE: Minimalism I saw a pretty good doc on...

In RE: Minimalism

I saw a pretty good doc on Netflix about Minimalism. Googling tells me there's Minimalism (https://www.netflix.com/title/80114460) and The Minimalists...
Forum: Foo
07-17-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,858
Posted By RubeRad

That's a really interesting idea. I was at...

That's a really interesting idea.

I was at my local library once, and at the next table there was a mother with an autistic child and an autism counselor or 'coach' or I don't know what would be...
Forum: Foo
07-17-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,858
Posted By RubeRad

I didn't know hot dogs ate grass! ...

I didn't know hot dogs ate grass!

https://external-content.duckduckgo.com/iu/?u=https%3A%2F%2Fmedia.giphy.com%2Fmedia%2F3og0IMJcSI8p6hYQXS%2Fgiphy.gif&f=1&nofb=1
Forum: Foo
07-17-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,858
Posted By RubeRad

I dunno, that sounds like that would be at...

I dunno, that sounds like that would be at serious gateway risk of buying telescopes...
Forum: Foo
07-17-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9,618
Views: 1,234,245
Posted By RubeRad

Me too! I only watched once at first because I...

Me too! I only watched once at first because I thought it must be a snuff gif
Forum: Foo
07-16-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,858
Posted By RubeRad

He doesn't write as much new content as he used...

He doesn't write as much new content as he used to, but there's a lot of great stuff in there. The 'MMM Classics' link in the header is a good place to start.

Looks like his Forum has grown into a...
Forum: Foo
07-16-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,858
Posted By RubeRad

I have an idea, and I think part of OP's point is...

I have an idea, and I think part of OP's point is he wants to avoid falling into rabbit holes, as they too often end up being pits of consumerist addiction
Forum: Foo
07-16-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,858
Posted By RubeRad

https://www.imba.com/explore-imba/trail-creation-a...

https://www.imba.com/explore-imba/trail-creation-and-enhancement

If you contact the IMBA they might be able to point you to an organization local to you that does volunteer trail maintenance
Forum: Foo
07-16-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,858
Posted By RubeRad

Whistling bass :thumb:

Whistling bass :thumb:
Forum: Foo
07-16-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,374
Posted By RubeRad

I've been to North Park a few times, but as a...

I've been to North Park a few times, but as a north county boy, I mostly went to the original location in a Miramar warehouse park. And before that I've served as his brewer's assistant in his garage
Forum: Foo
07-15-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,858
Posted By RubeRad

I'm not sure coffee roasting is enough to make a...

I'm not sure coffee roasting is enough to make a whole hobby, but Cooking more generally...
Forum: Foo
07-15-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,858
Posted By RubeRad

New hobby: reading everything on the Mr Money...

New hobby: reading everything on the Mr Money Mustache website? mrmoneymustache.com

Sounds like if you really want a hobby with (almost) no cost, and no accumulation of equipment, you're limited...
Forum: Foo
07-15-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By RubeRad

[/color] Hey, they should isolate these sheep...

[/color]
Hey, they should isolate these sheep with the slower-aging DNA, and breed them :innocent:
07-12-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By RubeRad

That's what I thought, which is why I was...

That's what I thought, which is why I was confused by the table I pasted in the OP.

My guess is also, in order to make a thinner chain just as strong, it has to be made of better materials.
Forum: Foo
07-12-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11,781
Views: 2,459,812
Posted By RubeRad

I would actually love to try out the chicken on...

I would actually love to try out the chicken on their public menu, it looked super good!
Forum: Foo
07-12-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11,781
Views: 2,459,812
Posted By RubeRad

Same here, Burger King on main st closed, now...

Same here, Burger King on main st closed, now it's an El Pollo Loco (haven't been in there yet either). In-N-Out and Chick-Fil-A are always jammed (maybe it's something about 3-syllable names with...
Forum: Foo
07-12-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By RubeRad

I'm a big fan. Have had very few problems. ...

I'm a big fan. Have had very few problems.

https://www.bikeforums.net/forum-suggestions-user-assistance/1228625-bf-should-sign-up-brave-verified-publisher.html


2-3 months of full-time use and...
07-12-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By RubeRad

Looks like probably that chart is just somebody's...

Looks like probably that chart is just somebody's copy/paste error. Here's "widths measured across the rivet" from ParkTool (https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/chain-compatibility):

12...
07-12-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By RubeRad

If that's true, I should be able to use an X9 on...

If that's true, I should be able to use an X9 on a 10- or 11-speed drivetrain, which I'm pretty sure is not the case.
07-12-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By RubeRad

I get that, but what's the smaller dimension that...

I get that, but what's the smaller dimension that makes it lighter?
07-12-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By RubeRad

Difference between chains?

Just bought a replacement chain, and was surprised how much more a KMC x10 costs than x9. And given the identical stats in this graphic, what makes a 10s chain different than 9s? (and whatever that...
Forum: Foo
07-12-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,188
Posted By RubeRad

No way man, Pepsi is gross and way too sweet,...

No way man, Pepsi is gross and way too sweet, Coke is much better. I heard there's a litmus test, a little paper strip with some chemical on it, if you can taste it or not you prefer Coke vs Pepsi or...
Forum: Foo
07-12-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 348
Posted By RubeRad

I have an 02 GTI VR6, it goes through periods of...

I have an 02 GTI VR6, it goes through periods of making that post-start screeching noise (sometimes like your recording, usually much less) after starting. I was able to reproduce it for my mechanic...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 812,757
Posted By RubeRad

I almost want to get one, but I just bought a...

I almost want to get one, but I just bought a replacement pumphead (that I like a lot (https://smile.amazon.com/SKS-Bike-accessories-Multi-Valve-Header/dp/B003FVCWI4)), which also does schrader
Forum: Foo
07-08-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11,781
Views: 2,459,812
Posted By RubeRad

OR, was that tweeted by a rogue band of vigilante...

OR, was that tweeted by a rogue band of vigilante chickens that want the feed back?
Forum: Foo
07-08-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,374
Posted By RubeRad

lol didn't even cross my mind. I'm too cheap to...

lol didn't even cross my mind. I'm too cheap to drink at bars, I'm too antisocial to go to parties, there's only 1 female in my household, and a lifetime supply of kissin is part of the deal
Forum: Foo
07-07-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,374
Posted By RubeRad

buzzed enough not to be able to drive, not drunk...

buzzed enough not to be able to drive, not drunk enough to puke <-- sweet spot
Forum: Foo
07-07-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,374
Posted By RubeRad

Some of the best beers are only available in 22oz...

Some of the best beers are only available in 22oz bombers anyways. Packaged to share
Forum: Foo
07-07-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,374
Posted By RubeRad

I'm glad kicking the booze has been good for your...

I'm glad kicking the booze has been good for your health and your wallet! My combination of snobbery and cheapness protect me from alcoholism. I can't afford to be a drunk on what I'm willing to...
Forum: Commuting
07-07-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 240,280
Posted By RubeRad

Based on reading BF, I bought a used pair of...

Based on reading BF, I bought a used pair of Felco C-7 off eBay for cutting housing/cable. Do those only work in the garden?
Forum: Foo
07-07-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,374
Posted By RubeRad

...but I'll try that out if I get a chance

...but I'll try that out if I get a chance
Forum: Foo
07-07-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,374
Posted By RubeRad

This brewer is a friend of mine...

This brewer is a friend of mine (https://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/23347/290774/), but you're right, he's been all-ale from the beginning, Steel Beach has only been around a year or two. I...
Forum: Foo
07-06-21, 11:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,374
Posted By RubeRad

I have heard that lagers are more difficult,...

I have heard that lagers are more difficult, maybe it's just that the tasty ones are not easy to find. 'yeasty/doughy/bready' doesn't seem to fit the 'lagery' flavor I can think of but not put into...
Forum: Foo
07-06-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,374
Posted By RubeRad

$18.49 for a four-pack is pretty steep, that's...

$18.49 for a four-pack is pretty steep, that's over $27 for six

https://www.totalwine.com/beer/ale/stout/founders-kbs-kentucky-breakfast-stout/p/108631134
...
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