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Old 10-30-20, 01:13 PM
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Shuddup, aright?
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Agree. And just as the nation is divided, PA is very divided. The difference between metro areas and non-metro areas is quite vast, based on the political signage I see on my rides.
PA has been described as "Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, with Alabama in between" I grew up in the latter, but my folks were from Pgh.
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Originally Posted by genejockey View Post
PA has been described as "Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, with Alabama in between" I grew up in the latter, but my folks were from Pgh.
I have heard that, I have also heard the area between the 2 P's called "Pennsyltuckey," same idea.
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Agree. And just as the nation is divided, PA is very divided. The difference between metro areas and non-metro areas is quite vast, based on the political signage I see on my rides.
I'm not even going to post the photo of one Trump/Pence sign I saw last month crossing PA. I'll just say that, if he exists, I don't think Jesus approves of the use of his image.
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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
Agree. And just as the nation is divided, PA is very divided. The difference between metro areas and non-metro areas is quite vast, based on the political signage I see on my rides.
Same in my area, too, though it's actually less extreme than four years ago.
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Old 10-30-20, 01:59 PM
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Finally getting off of my butt to sell a few lenses that I don't really use too much these days. Whenever I post a listing, I like to include pics taken with the lenses in addition to pics of the lenses. That in mind, I took the girl out in the Burley to get out of the house and take some pics for the ads. These are from a couple of 28mm lenses. I should probably process them a little more, but I'm not feeling that ambitious and I'll be pricing them aggressively, anyway.






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Old 10-30-20, 02:02 PM
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^^ Nice looking pics.
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My other big score from Ace Hardware. I don't know how many of you remember that mickey mouse flexible setup I posted back in August. I've been struggling with it ever since, both flexible and somewhat rigid, and finally just removed all the tubing and put a bucket under each sink.
In the meantime, the baskets and their supports also disintegrated. These new ones are stainless, even better than the replacement plastic ones at Home Depot.
It's a big step for Ace to take, betting that Yucatecos might actually spend a little more for a quality product. They know the Gringos will though, and Merida has a large, year round population of them. Thus the English speakers on the sales floor.
Edit: the traps are inside the sink, where the baskets would normally live.

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PA may indeed be the FL of 2020 and, as my father might remind me were he alive, things could always get worse.
And likely will
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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
Finally getting off of my butt to sell a few lenses that I don't really use too much these days. Whenever I post a listing, I like to include pics taken with the lenses in addition to pics of the lenses. That in mind, I took the girl out in the Burley to get out of the house and take some pics for the ads. These are from a couple of 28mm lenses. I should probably process them a little more, but I'm not feeling that ambitious and I'll be pricing them aggressively, anyway.
I ought to do that myself, honestly. Nice pics!
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Old 10-30-20, 04:09 PM
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post

My other big score from Ace Hardware. I don't know how many of you remember that mickey mouse flexible setup I posted back in August. I've been struggling with it ever since, both flexible and somewhat rigid, and finally just removed all the tubing and put a bucket under each sink.
In the meantime, the baskets and their supports also disintegrated. These new ones are stainless, even better than the replacement plastic ones at Home Depot.
It's a big step for Ace to take, betting that Yucatecos might actually spend a little more for a quality product. They know the Gringos will though, and Merida has a large, year round population of them. Thus the English speakers on the sales floor.
Edit: the traps are inside the sink, where the baskets would normally live.
No P-Traps?
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No P-Traps?
What’s a little sewer gas?
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It was wife’s last day as a partner today and I made us a couple of little 2 oz. Botanist and Dolin martinis. First ones we’ve had since we cut way back on the sauce over a year ago. Deeelicious!
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Man, the way my back feels right now I might not be able to ride on cold dark work mornings Eff me.
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Too late, walked all through it. Had to rescue my houseplants.
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Got another eye injection today. Have to stay indoors the rest of the day.
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I thought it was a filter?
Correct, so much more polite.
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Man, the way my back feels right now I might not be able to ride on cold dark work mornings Eff me.
Sounds like you are getting old.
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Sounds like you are getting old.
I've heard about that.
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I was out in the lawn, picking up hurricane-spewn debris (it felt like December, by the way), when I stepped in a hole that was obscured by leaves and fell, banging my already puffy knee.

This wouldn't have happened in the summer.

I hope you cooler weather idiots are happy.
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I was out in the lawn, picking up hurricane-spewn debris (it felt like December, by the way), when I stepped in a hole that was obscured by leaves and fell, banging my already puffy knee.

This wouldn't have happened in the summer.

I hope you cooler weather idiots are happy.
Nature hates you. Try to keep up.
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No P-Traps?

the drain kit they sold me doesn't have goosenecks. I have this sealing lid instead. If it doesn't work out I'll go back in and install traps
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In for pics of scenic backgrounds.
I have none to add.
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Agree. And just as the nation is divided, PA is very divided. The difference between metro areas and non-metro areas is quite vast, based on the political signage I see on my rides.
You ride in a metro area?
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