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  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 33,167
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    steveinaz wrote: »
    civilian wrote: »
    vmaxer wrote: »

    Just a pet peeve. Like crab meat also.

    Almond Milk, now that should just not exist.

    How does one milk an almond anyway?

    Easier than getting moth balls

    :open_mouth:
  • pitdogg2
    pitdogg2 Posts: 24,672
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    You need tiny tiny fingers
  • gp4jesus
    gp4jesus Posts: 1,969
    edited March 2020
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    mlistens03 wrote: »
    As far as Ford vs. Chevy goes, I wouldn't buy a Chevy, because I am a Ford man. I also wouldn't buy any other modern (last 15 years) GM or Chrysler products. Or even FoMoCo. None of the big three are even close to what they used to be.

    The only new cars I have any real desire to own (obviously I would take a free Chevy or Ford, but I mean one I'd buy) are Italian. I expect them to be unreliable. ;)

    Back on topic... Screens in cars are stupid.
    What in the name of stupid does any of this have to do w/stupid drivers?
    mlistens03 wrote: »
    The people who on a four-lane (two each way... I can never figure out exactly what that'd be called) road feel the need to pass someone going five under because they want to go 1 mph faster and hold up the entire road.
    I agree - annoying and stupid
    mlistens03 wrote: »
    ...people who don't use their gas pedal when accelerating...
    🤪 possible?
    mlistens03 wrote: »
    and then fly past me at 15 over once they do get up to speed.
    thats possible and stupid

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  • afterburnt
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    civilian wrote: »
    Speaking of 4 way stops, when you see a car get to the cross street stop way before you but waits until you completely stop before they start moving.

    That's me, I have learned to trust anyone. Don't believe turn signals either.
  • afterburnt
    afterburnt Posts: 7,892
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    Bulletproof plastic packaging, I am under the impression that these products are just for lookin at.
  • steveinaz
    steveinaz Posts: 19,526
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    afterburnt wrote: »
    Bulletproof plastic packaging, I am under the impression that these products are just for lookin at.

    Some are even a challenge for better than average scissors.

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  • mlistens03
    mlistens03 Posts: 2,767
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    gp4jesus wrote: »
    mlistens03 wrote: »
    As far as Ford vs. Chevy goes, I wouldn't buy a Chevy, because I am a Ford man. I also wouldn't buy any other modern (last 15 years) GM or Chrysler products. Or even FoMoCo. None of the big three are even close to what they used to be.

    The only new cars I have any real desire to own (obviously I would take a free Chevy or Ford, but I mean one I'd buy) are Italian. I expect them to be unreliable. ;)

    Back on topic... Screens in cars are stupid.
    What in the name of stupid does any of this have to do w/stupid drivers?
    mlistens03 wrote: »
    The people who on a four-lane (two each way... I can never figure out exactly what that'd be called) road feel the need to pass someone going five under because they want to go 1 mph faster and hold up the entire road.
    I agree - annoying and stupid
    mlistens03 wrote: »
    ...people who don't use their gas pedal when accelerating...
    🤪 possible?
    mlistens03 wrote: »
    and then fly past me at 15 over once they do get up to speed.
    thats possible and stupid

    Screens in cars doesn't have anything to do with stupid drivers. on the lat page there was a brief discussion of Ford and Chevy, and I finished that out. Then vented about the stupidity of screens built into cars IMO.

    and, By Don't use their gas pedal, I mean barely even touch it. :)
  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 33,167
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    steveinaz wrote: »
    afterburnt wrote: »
    Bulletproof plastic packaging, I am under the impression that these products are just for lookin at.

    Some are even a challenge for better than average scissors.

    .. and that's why we have C-4.
  • Willow
    Willow Posts: 10,892
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    I hate virus threads that go on and on and on.
  • pitdogg2
    pitdogg2 Posts: 24,672
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    steveinaz wrote: »
    afterburnt wrote: »
    Bulletproof plastic packaging, I am under the impression that these products are just for lookin at.

    Some are even a challenge for better than average scissors.

    And new sharp razor blades.
  • Tony M
    Tony M Posts: 11,038
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    Willow wrote: »
    I hate virus threads that go on and on and on.

    A virus thread that goes viral... :#

    I had to chuckle at this thought of mine.
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  • Nightfall
    Nightfall Posts: 10,073
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    Dear whoever did this I hope you get Coronavirus.

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    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

    Village Idiot of Club Polk
  • Kex
    Kex Posts: 4,943
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    That’s your car?! 😳
    Alea jacta est!
  • Nightfall
    Nightfall Posts: 10,073
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    Yes. The world could use less people that lack personal responsibility so rona for them.
    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

    Village Idiot of Club Polk
  • F1nut
    F1nut Posts: 49,898
    edited April 2020
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    Been around any kids kicking a soccer ball?
    Political Correctness'.........defined

    "A doctrine fostered by a delusional, illogical minority and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a t-u-r-d by the clean end."


    President of Club Polk

  • Nightfall
    Nightfall Posts: 10,073
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    Nah. It was in the parking lot between deliveries. Side mirror pushed in, dent, and some strange white powder on the door.
    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

    Village Idiot of Club Polk
  • F1nut
    F1nut Posts: 49,898
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    Did you snort it?
    Political Correctness'.........defined

    "A doctrine fostered by a delusional, illogical minority and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a t-u-r-d by the clean end."


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  • Nightfall
    Nightfall Posts: 10,073
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    I can't feel my face.
    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

    Village Idiot of Club Polk
  • Kex
    Kex Posts: 4,943
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    Wouldn’t mind so much if you could find a decent body shop that does quality work... unfortunately, those are few and far between. Shoddy workmanship is rife. They can usually paint reasonably well, but they take shortcuts, forget screws, forget snap-on retainers, forget electrical connections etc. etc.
    Alea jacta est!
  • DaveHo
    DaveHo Posts: 3,481
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    Hate my set-up. Crawling behind my rig for a simple cable swap is an exercise in frustration and usually requires a shower afterwards.
  • gp4jesus
    gp4jesus Posts: 1,969
    edited April 2020
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    DaveHo wrote: »
    Hate my set-up. Crawling behind my rig for a simple cable swap is an exercise in frustration and usually requires a shower afterwards.
    I so feel your pain. In my case the rack has pads that allow sliding but, between the equipment weight & my tower’s woofer wires that could be about 2’ longer 😬. My most common reason to pull it out, per Outlaw, is to exsert* & insert* all HDMI* connects several times each every 30-45 days.
    Come to think of it they’re about due* an we’re expecting rain all day tomorrow.
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  • charley96
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    Nightfall wrote: »
    Yes. The world could use less people that lack personal responsibility so rona for them.

    I would talk to a dent wizard before going to a body shop. One may or may not be able to remove the dent. That route would be better if possible over a respray. Sorry that happened to ya.
  • steveinaz
    steveinaz Posts: 19,526
    edited April 2020
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    People who don't accept responsibility for their own actions. Always pointing the finger 180 degrees out of phase. Can't stand to be around them, as they whine about how the "world" is always "screwin' me over." Shuddup, man-up, and get some character. They're usually the same people who are negative about EVERYTHING. Negativity is so chknsht, any fool can do it.
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  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 33,167
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    charley96 wrote: »
    Nightfall wrote: »
    Yes. The world could use less people that lack personal responsibility so rona for them.

    I would talk to a dent wizard before going to a body shop. One may or may not be able to remove the dent. That route would be better if possible over a respray. Sorry that happened to ya.

    These dent wizards -- are they like Billy Crystal's character in The Princess Bride?

    https://youtu.be/7qVlNiAYshQ

    Where does one find them (if not at the body shops of our land)? Do you look under Dent or Wizard in the Yellow Pages?

    :|

    In all seriousness (well, some seriousness), my father had a set of (quite vintage) body and fender tools for just such actions. I didn't really give serious consideration to keeping them when we helped him downsize, though.
  • kevhed72
    kevhed72 Posts: 4,967
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    steveinaz wrote: »
    civilian wrote: »
    vmaxer wrote: »

    Just a pet peeve. Like crab meat also.

    Almond Milk, now that should just not exist.

    How does one milk an almond anyway?

    Same as a soy bean silly
    We have found something non political to argue about.....so here goes:
    Dairy is Scary
  • kevhed72
    kevhed72 Posts: 4,967
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    In all seriousness, I have found health benefits to cutting out dairy altogether, but to each his own. Pizza with dairy free cheese is just bad!
  • westmassguy
    westmassguy Posts: 6,850
    edited April 2020
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    kevhed72 wrote: »
    steveinaz wrote: »
    civilian wrote: »
    vmaxer wrote: »

    Just a pet peeve. Like crab meat also.

    Almond Milk, now that should just not exist.

    How does one milk an almond anyway?

    Same as a soy bean silly
    We have found something non political to argue about.....so here goes:
    Dairy is Scary

    I'll let one of my favorite comics explain it (language warning!):
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3JK4Qx1rO8

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  • kevhed72
    kevhed72 Posts: 4,967
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    Almond juice it is!
  • gyosa
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  • steveinaz
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    I HATE.....HATE stupid new terms like "claps back"....it makes me want to throat-punch the writer. You work at a news agency (I use the terms loosely); you're not a 13yr old in the back of the school bus.
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