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Old 12-05-22, 05:40 AM
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Blah. Though I suppose success is success.

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Old 12-05-22, 06:26 AM
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I got my usual "splendid" 4/6 today.
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I got my usual "splendid" 4/6 today.
Same, but that was after getting no letters on the first guess and only one letter in the wrong position on the second guess.
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Old 12-05-22, 06:48 AM
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This is funny. People are scavenging Yeto coolers on the shores from Washington and Alaska after a cargo ship lost a container full of them.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/other...072a09f45f1a04
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Old 12-05-22, 06:58 AM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
This is funny. People are scavenging Yeto coolers on the shores from Washington and Alaska after a cargo ship lost a container full of them.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/other...072a09f45f1a04
Seems like a lot of work for an overpriced cooler
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Old 12-05-22, 07:18 AM
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I like to go slow. Be overly prepared. Get right in there good and deep like.... really enjoy the build. Do one aspect a night, but do it perfectly. It really teaches patience and thoroughness. Just absolutely overthink the living s@!# out of each step. Maximize the satusfaction.
It's hard, baby.
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Old 12-05-22, 07:35 AM
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It's hard, baby.

just remember. It's not how hard you make it...it's how you make it hard!
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Originally Posted by phrantic09 View Post
Seems like a lot of work for an overpriced cooler
If you're just walking along the shore and you see one, it's gravy.

But I know what you mean about overpriced. Last year, my employer gave us 20 oz. Yeti insulated mugs. I looked up the product on line. IIRC, it retails for about $35.
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Old 12-05-22, 07:43 AM
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For those of us that zwift. I use apple TV since the update last year that rendered my laptop useless.
A couple weeks ago zwift did something, added steering to the app that uses one of the channels on the blue tooth, so that I am short a connectionneccesitatinh my using the connect app. I read that I could get the Ticker X and my cadence would combine with it so I would again have full function without using the companion app. I couldn't get it to work so I have been using the app. Takes forever to get everything to register and connect. Then yesterday, without the app, it all connected by itself upon opening the app. And performed flawlessly. Did zwift change something? I'm not all that tech. But that was just plain weird.
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
If you're just walking along the shore and you see one, it's gravy.

But I know what you mean about overpriced. Last year, my employer gave us 20 oz. Yeti insulated mugs. I looked up the product on line. IIRC, it retails for about $35.
I have a couple of colsters of 12 and 16 ounce can variety, but they were gifts. They’re perfectly fine coolers but I’d rather buy an ORCA
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Old 12-05-22, 08:50 AM
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My three new jerseys, randomly purchased from eBay, are all XL. A Gore Wear full zip, Asian sized with the zipper on the wrong side. A Novara full zip, and a Pearl Izumi half zip long sleeve. The latter two fit beautifully loosely. Two out of three ain't all bad. Is it grammatically correct to put two adverbs consecutively?

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Seems like a lot of work for an overpriced cooler
Thrill of the chase, plus getting something pricey for free.
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Old 12-05-22, 10:31 AM
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just remember. It's not how hard you make it...it's how you make it hard!

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This place needs some standards. SMH
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this place needs some standards. Smh
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This place needs some standards. SMH
Good luck with that. Have you seen the people who hang out here?
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Good luck with that. Have you seen the people who hang out here?
Thankfully, no. It's best that it's all just virtual. The people who are here may not be really here. They may not even really be people.
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Thankfully, no. It's best that it's all just virtual. The people who are here may not be really here. They may not even really be people.
I resemble that remark.
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This place needs some standards. SMH
Who can argue with this.

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Thankfully, no. It's best that it's all just virtual. The people who are here may not be really here. They may not even really be people.
I've often wondered that about myself.
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Thankfully, no. It's best that it's all just virtual. The people who are here may not be really here. They may not even really be people.
I can neither confirm, nor deny, your conclusions.

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I was going to say that some of the "people" here have met IRL, but then I realized that they could just be imaginary people describing an imaginary meeting.
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Originally Posted by phrantic09 View Post
Seems like a lot of work for an overpriced cooler
Once you get into the https://igbconline.org/programs/bear...tant-products/ Certified Bear Resistant coolers even the "Ozark Trail" coolers get costly. The question is do you need one to go tailgating?
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