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Forum: Foo
06-27-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 260
Posted By genec

While much of the SW is indeed in trouble in this...

While much of the SW is indeed in trouble in this regard... So Cal could resolve some of their issues through the use of desalinization. Trash to energy plants providing waste heat to...
Forum: Foo
06-26-22, 04:35 PM
Forum: Foo
06-26-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 605
Posted By genec

I'm wondering how to "get permission" when...

I'm wondering how to "get permission" when approaching a garage making a bunch of engine noise...

Snooping around is one thing... checking on unusual situations because you "actually do give...
Forum: Foo
06-25-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 605
Posted By genec

What nice "neighbor" you are. So you walk by...

What nice "neighbor" you are.

So you walk by your neighbor's house, hear an engine running and perhaps exhaust smoke rising out from the bottom of the closed door... and you just walk on....
Forum: Foo
06-24-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 420
Posted By genec

Um, it was his money in the first place... ...

Um, it was his money in the first place...

But yeah, sure, the state is gonna mess that up too.
Forum: Foo
06-24-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 420
Posted By genec

Those roads don't bother me so much... although a...

Those roads don't bother me so much... although a sneeze at 85MPH... :eek: ! But those roads tend to be lightly traveled and are divided and are over long distances, with pretty good sight lines......
Forum: Foo
06-24-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 795
Posted By genec

And likely some hacker will find a software way...

And likely some hacker will find a software way to usurp it.
Forum: Foo
06-23-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 420
Posted By genec

Out of thread curiosity... I took a look at both...

Out of thread curiosity... I took a look at both the Florida Sunpass and Texas TXTag websites... both offer a "you fill it when it gets low" or a "we grab it when it is low," options... I checked...
Forum: Foo
06-23-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 420
Posted By genec

You know, that scolding only counts if the user...

You know, that scolding only counts if the user was told up front that the "toll thingy" was going to expire at some point and the monies were then going to be absorbed by the state... I wonder just...
Forum: Foo
06-23-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,322
Posted By genec

Sure. So many new laptops for instance have very...

Sure. So many new laptops for instance have very little in external connectors or things like optical drives... until you plug in the "docking station." And so many new desktops don't have...
Forum: Foo
06-23-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,322
Posted By genec

Had not thought of that... do they not have any...

Had not thought of that... do they not have any external ports? Apparently you can get external optical drives for a chromebook... but it has to have USB ports available.
Forum: Foo
06-23-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 795
Posted By genec

Oh Gawd... going from CPM to DOS, and WS to WP...

Oh Gawd... going from CPM to DOS, and WS to WP and then WP for Win, (and all the damned early variants of Win and that little sidetracks to OS/2 and NT) and then eventually to Word. Sheesh... no...
Forum: Foo
06-23-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,322
Posted By genec

I remember, growing up... free TV. Four...

I remember, growing up... free TV. Four channels. You read a little book to see what was on and what time. And it all went off at late night.
Forum: Foo
06-23-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,322
Posted By genec

OK, since TVs are flat screens these days... all...

OK, since TVs are flat screens these days... all you need is wall space... not a bigger place... and "now and then" rentals... um, try your local library. Many have DVDs available. You'll need a DVD...
Forum: Foo
06-23-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 420
Posted By genec

So half a day... worked out to what, $8,22 an...

So half a day... worked out to what, $8,22 an hour... Texas min wage is still only $7.25 a hour... you made out like a bandit. :roflmao2:

Of course... it was your money to start with... but...
Forum: Foo
06-23-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 12,312
Views: 2,660,409
Posted By genec

Along with what you mention... how does this...

Along with what you mention... how does this work...



"Uh, sorry, you can't park in that attached garage... that belongs to someone else."
Forum: Foo
06-22-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,539
Posted By genec

So, if you have to wait... does it matter if it...

So, if you have to wait... does it matter if it is gas or trons?
Forum: Foo
06-21-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 313
Posted By genec

The Honda is available in Japan with a price tag...

The Honda is available in Japan with a price tag in excess of $100,000... and apparently they are limited production... at this point.

But no, not available in the US.
Forum: Foo
06-21-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,539
Posted By genec

https://mynorthwest.com/3526501/ross-an-epiphany-a...

https://mynorthwest.com/3526501/ross-an-epiphany-about-big-oil-while-waiting-in-line-at-costco/

Food for thought.
Forum: Foo
06-21-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 313
Posted By genec

Right... now here is the secondary issue... are...

Right... now here is the secondary issue... are robo-cars still "safe" if they are involved in a collision and are "at fault" but overall have a better record than human drivers?

For...
Forum: Foo
06-21-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 313
Posted By genec

What we still seem to be missing is the answer to...

What we still seem to be missing is the answer to the question "But are robo-cars safer."

I am not aware of any statics that yet show that robo-cars have a better safety record than human...
Forum: Foo
06-21-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 313
Posted By genec

Perhaps the most important thing to be noted...

Perhaps the most important thing to be noted here... is that there are several companies moving forward in the "driving automation" field, while the T company seems to have "dropped anchor."
Forum: Foo
06-21-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 649
Posted By genec

BTW... 50 yards away... half a football field......

BTW... 50 yards away... half a football field... sure... But within confines of a half a basketball court, especially from the free throw line... NO.
Forum: Foo
06-21-22, 05:14 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,539
Posted By genec

They are only looking at operating costs... It...

They are only looking at operating costs...
It also is based on Michigan rates for electricity and an annual EV tax that Michigan levies. SDGE rates are different and the current price of gas is...
Forum: Foo
06-20-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,539
Posted By genec

This is from 2021, and quotes a gas price of...

This is from 2021, and quotes a gas price of $2.81 a gallon. Use it as a guide.


https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/2021/10/21/electric-vehicle-charging-cost-vs-gas/6110815001/

So...
Forum: Foo
06-20-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,539
Posted By genec

Well the government already supports Big Oil with...

Well the government already supports Big Oil with drilling leases, and tax incentives... you want them selling gas too? Seriously, the American consumer has not paid the full price for the cost of...
Forum: Foo
06-20-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,539
Posted By genec

Or they can simply fill up at the station 9 miles...

Or they can simply fill up at the station 9 miles up the road... and save $3.00 per gallon.

We have a similar situation where I now live... the local station (Shell regular) is charging $5.95...
Forum: Foo
06-20-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 795
Posted By genec

Well actually... he is complaining about the...

Well actually... he is complaining about the stranglehold MS has on the industry and that said stranglehold conflicts with "other OSs" such as Linux et. al. He has a point... and now Win 11 also...
Forum: Foo
06-20-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,539
Posted By genec

Ah ha. Just off of PCH 1... The same isolated...

Ah ha. Just off of PCH 1... The same isolated station others have cited... Which is $3.00 more than the next station up the road.
Forum: Foo
06-19-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,539
Posted By genec

Where? Is this that isolated station on 101, or...

Where? Is this that isolated station on 101, or the isolated station out in Imperial Valley?
Forum: Foo
06-19-22, 04:09 AM
Replies: 12,312
Views: 2,660,409
Posted By genec

Figures... Not a bike rack anywhere in sight....

Figures... Not a bike rack anywhere in sight. :lol:
Forum: Foo
06-15-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 388
Posted By genec

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/940x684/car_play_safety_f0f86dc3f7cb44a30a1a83c1d867df5b0b0eefae.png
...
06-15-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By genec

Oh sure, great idea... for folks that even now...

Oh sure, great idea... for folks that even now do not pay enough attention to what is OUTSIDE their window. :eek:
Forum: Foo
06-15-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 649
Posted By genec

FYI, all those "radiations" are not the same, not...

FYI, all those "radiations" are not the same, not the same power level and/or may not be ionizing.

If folks are really worried about those things... I suggest they go live well off the grid,...
Forum: Foo
06-15-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 649
Posted By genec

Hoo boy... sheesh. Um, just wrap your...

Hoo boy... sheesh.

Um, just wrap your cell phone in aluminium foil and put it in the microwave for 5 min on high... all your EMF problems will go away in a flash.
Forum: Foo
06-15-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By genec

Sure, but it left it's stapler behind... and has...

Sure, but it left it's stapler behind... and has been searching for it ever since.
Forum: Foo
06-15-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 649
Posted By genec

Oh, look, another case of "we thought that was...

Oh, look, another case of "we thought that was safe..."



https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2022/06/15/epa-pfas-forever-chemicals/
Forum: Foo
06-15-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,539
Posted By genec

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/700x965/clipimage_62a87a27667a3_700_9d4366c1ee9b996be7d022760397b544787b5f60.jpg
Forum: Foo
06-15-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By genec

Damn ghost would just grind it, never brew it......

Damn ghost would just grind it, never brew it... oh well... it always smells best while being fresh ground.

The grinder suddenly starting up would make us jump out of our socks... I think it is...
Forum: Foo
06-15-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 649
Posted By genec

I think I might seek other living arrangements. ...

I think I might seek other living arrangements.

I find it quite interesting that over my lifetime we have gone from almost wireless nothing, to ubiquitous wireless... and early analog cell...
Forum: Foo
06-14-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By genec

I live in an older house... one not built all...

I live in an older house... one not built all that well... The cracks, creeks and settling noises took a bit getting used to... and in winter, the wood shrinks a bit and the floors become much...
Forum: Foo
06-14-22, 02:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 743
Posted By genec

And why can't we have the morphine button at that...

And why can't we have the morphine button at that point... let me keep pushing that button until I am no more.
Forum: Foo
06-14-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 388
Posted By genec

BTW as a comparison to what is happening in cars...

BTW as a comparison to what is happening in cars to what happened in phones... remember when the early cell phones had physical buttons... and you could assign the buttons as hot keys to folks you...
06-14-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3,136
Views: 374,486
Posted By genec

Archive ...

Archive (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6882604/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1) 2020
8/10 Really held my attention... was presented well, had some very interesting social issue implications, as well as the...
Forum: Foo
06-14-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 388
Posted By genec

I believe you are discussing the Robo car thread...

I believe you are discussing the Robo car thread that I-Like-To-Bike and I had batted back and forth for a couple years... apparently some poster got into that thread and went ballistic with rants...
Forum: Foo
06-14-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 536
Posted By genec

I use a CPA for the same reason, that and my wife...

I use a CPA for the same reason, that and my wife ran a small business for decades... the complication of the tax forms involved with the business and investments just made the CPA worth it. Oddly,...
Forum: Foo
06-13-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 388
Posted By genec

Yup, and waiting for the car to "boot up." ...

Yup, and waiting for the car to "boot up." SIGH.
Forum: Foo
06-13-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 369
Posted By genec

My tongue in cheek comment was meant to imply...

My tongue in cheek comment was meant to imply that "the computer" triggered the HR request to send him home.

"Ah, says here that you need to leave now... just came through on da emails..."
...
06-13-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 723
Posted By genec

I rode a rusty girls bike (missing top tube) with...

I rode a rusty girls bike (missing top tube) with a bent up front basket for 2 semesters at college... never had to lock it. It was always waiting for me.
Forum: Foo
06-13-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,539
Posted By genec

Lot of pent up travel out there... folks tired...

Lot of pent up travel out there... folks tired of being "locked down" and just want to get out. My wife has been dropping hints for a major trip to Hawaii for months now... we were going to go...
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