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Forum: Foo
10-30-16, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10,184
Views: 2,071,053
Posted By apricissimus

More than four stories. I counted once and it's...

More than four stories. I counted once and it's something like 200 steps.
Forum: Foo
12-01-14, 07:44 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 5,069
Posted By apricissimus

Well, I'll say it again: I'm really saddened by...

Well, I'll say it again: I'm really saddened by the loss of our friend Sonny. I'll miss him.
Forum: Foo
12-01-14, 07:25 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 5,069
Posted By apricissimus

Can people get through the link without access...

Can people get through the link without access granted by the admins?
Forum: Foo
12-01-14, 12:25 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 5,069
Posted By apricissimus

I donated a couple of times to the Juvenile...

I donated a couple of times to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at his prompting. He had it in his sig for a while, if I remember correctly.
Forum: Foo
12-01-14, 09:00 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 5,069
Posted By apricissimus

I liked Modo.

I liked Modo.
Forum: Foo
12-01-14, 08:28 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 5,069
Posted By apricissimus

Yes, this is really awful. He was way too young...

Yes, this is really awful. He was way too young to go.

I selfishly wish I could continue to spar with him here, but I really feel for his family right now.
Forum: Foo
12-01-14, 06:59 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,647
Posted By apricissimus

I'm so sorry for your loss. He'll be greatly...

I'm so sorry for your loss. He'll be greatly missed here.
Forum: Foo
12-01-14, 06:57 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 5,069
Posted By apricissimus

Crap. This is terrible news.

Crap. This is terrible news.
Forum: Foo
11-18-13, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 583
Posted By apricissimus

Open a window?

Open a window?
05-10-13, 02:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,860
Posted By apricissimus

That's great and everything, but I don't see why...

That's great and everything, but I don't see why any of that should apply to other people riding through their neighborhoods.
08-08-12, 06:40 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,389
Posted By apricissimus

I think a lot of them may be riding the wrong way...

I think a lot of them may be riding the wrong way for a short distance only, to maybe avoid crossing some intersection they're intimidated by, or to get to some other road more quickly than they...
Forum: Northeast
08-07-12, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 869
Posted By apricissimus

I wound up getting really lost around Sullivan...

I wound up getting really lost around Sullivan Square, which is a pretty terrible place to be spending any time in. And Alford St. was pretty awful. Main St. in Medford and Malden had some really bad...
Forum: Northeast
08-07-12, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 869
Posted By apricissimus

I've got the Rubel bike maps and it honestly...

I've got the Rubel bike maps and it honestly never occurred to me to consult them. Not that I could right now since everything's all packed away. Oh well, I'll just set out and go find Melrose. It'll...
Forum: Northeast
08-06-12, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 869
Posted By apricissimus

I want to avoid the Charles because of the...

I want to avoid the Charles because of the jogger, dog walkers, tourists, etc., but maybe there aren't so many of those earlier in the morning. I don't know. It's also a bit less direct than other...
Forum: Northeast
08-06-12, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 869
Posted By apricissimus

Best route from Melrose to Downtown Boston/Back Bay (and back again)

I'm moving to Melrose, MA, in a few days, and I need to figure out the best route to ride to work (in the Back Bay). As a preliminary measure, I used google maps to find a bike route, though I know...
06-08-12, 08:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 374
Posted By apricissimus

Trouble with Chromium browser

Just an FYI:

I've been having trouble on BF with the Chromium browser I use at home. Specifically, I can't edit posts (when I try, the browser hangs and I'm never able to edit). And sometimes...
Forum: Foo
02-23-12, 05:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 977
Posted By apricissimus

Not real: ...

Not real:

http://vancouver.openfile.ca/blog/news/2012/uvic-facebook-prank-goes-viral
Forum: Foo
10-05-11, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By apricissimus

Pro sports championship rings

Pro sports championship rings are getting bigger and gaudier than ever. These things are just ugly:

http://cache.boston.com/bonzai-fba/Globe_Photo/2011/10/04/bergysegs__1317779281_7170.jpg
08-31-11, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By apricissimus

Twice in the last few weeks I've had right...

Twice in the last few weeks I've had right turning vehicles stopping and waving me through in the bike lane. Each time I very demonstrably put my foot on the ground and shake my head "No". I'm not...
Forum: Foo
07-13-11, 01:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,115
Posted By apricissimus

Redbox is great, if you're only interested in...

Redbox is great, if you're only interested in summer blockbusters, stupid horror movies, and Reese Witherspoon comedies.
Forum: Foo
06-06-11, 09:08 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 8,598
Posted By apricissimus

An epic beatdown reminiscent of the last regular...

An epic beatdown reminiscent of the last regular season Bruins-Canadiens game. Too bad it only counts for one win.

And too bad about Horton.
Forum: Foo
06-06-11, 07:05 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 8,598
Posted By apricissimus

Late hit to the head. That's against the rules. ...

Late hit to the head. That's against the rules.

I suppose you think it should be two minutes for interference.
Forum: Foo
06-06-11, 07:26 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 8,598
Posted By apricissimus

What's up with Maxim Lapierre taunting Patrice...

What's up with Maxim Lapierre taunting Patrice Bergeron the other night? What a doosh.
Forum: Foo
06-03-11, 01:55 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 8,598
Posted By apricissimus

The US cares much, much less about hockey, so...

The US cares much, much less about hockey, so rubbing it in won't have the effect you desire.
Forum: Foo
05-25-11, 03:59 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 8,598
Posted By apricissimus

That'll always be the best time for me as a...

That'll always be the best time for me as a Bruins fan (late 80's, early 90's). Can't beat the enthusiasm of a young kid, I guess.



Of course there was an element of luck to that Thomas save....
Forum: Foo
05-25-11, 01:22 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 8,598
Posted By apricissimus

It's true. I did hop on the bandwagon after a...

It's true. I did hop on the bandwagon after a deep playoff run. It was in 1988, and I was 9 years old though.

But I know real fans show their bona fides by posting on bf hockey threads.
Forum: Foo
05-25-11, 10:11 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 8,598
Posted By apricissimus

Whoa, calm down there. Go Bruins.

Whoa, calm down there.

Go Bruins.
Forum: Foo
05-24-11, 12:04 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 8,598
Posted By apricissimus

The players aren't on strike. The owners have...

The players aren't on strike. The owners have locked them out. Rethink who the greedy ones are.
Forum: Foo
04-27-11, 09:30 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 8,598
Posted By apricissimus

With teams in 24 American cities.

With teams in 24 American cities.
04-15-11, 06:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,195
Posted By apricissimus

Might as well just get a bigger u-lock rather...

Might as well just get a bigger u-lock rather than lug that chain around.
11-30-10, 09:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,934
Posted By apricissimus

The one time I crashed on ice, I was on the...

The one time I crashed on ice, I was on the ground before I even realized what had happened. For me anyway, there wouldn't have been enough time to put a foot down to catch myself.
11-30-10, 09:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,934
Posted By apricissimus

The problem with slush though is that it can...

The problem with slush though is that it can refreeze overnight. That's bad news for slicks.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-10, 08:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,078
Posted By apricissimus

Each person's body mechanics are slightly...

Each person's body mechanics are slightly different. Even if one slight change might be more efficient for one person, it might not be for another. Just do what comes naturally and don't worry about...
11-12-10, 07:39 AM
Replies: 51,602
Views: 1,310,476
Posted By apricissimus

Get out and get on your bike anyway. Your mojo...

Get out and get on your bike anyway. Your mojo will come back in about 30 minutes or so. What you should not do is take a break. It'll make you more likely to skip the next weekend ride too. Then...
11-08-10, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By apricissimus

Erk. I should read.

Erk. I should read.
11-08-10, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By apricissimus

Is Trollheim really back??

I can't seem to log in. It's not accepting the password ("yes") :cry:
Forum: Foo
11-02-10, 06:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 551
Posted By apricissimus

I don't know why anyone thought that IM in the...

I don't know why anyone thought that IM in the workplace was a good idea. Now instead of one main channel of communication (email), I have two. And if something important gets said in an IM, I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-10, 08:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 713
Posted By apricissimus

I need new booties, but I'm also on a bike...

I need new booties, but I'm also on a bike related purchase embargo. My current booties work great, but the zipper is broken on one of them. I'm using rubber bands to keep it on my upper ankle/lower...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-10, 07:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By apricissimus

Everyone's got their own comfort zones. You'll...

Everyone's got their own comfort zones. You'll get someone saying you need arm and leg warmers below 65F (really?), and you'll get people in Minnesota who ride in shorts in any weather above 20F.
...
Forum: Foo
09-28-10, 07:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,078
Posted By apricissimus

It might have been if I hadn't known that I was...

It might have been if I hadn't known that I was pretty sure I was going to be leaving that job in a few months (which I did). Looking back on it now though, I probably would have tried to make it...
Forum: Foo
09-28-10, 07:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,520
Posted By apricissimus

You mean you never got the quickie? :(

You mean you never got the quickie? :(
Forum: Foo
09-28-10, 07:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,520
Posted By apricissimus

Oh, and I once sent a text that said, in part, "I...

Oh, and I once sent a text that said, in part, "I love you", to someone who was next to my gf in my contact list. I caught my error right away though and was able to send a follow-up explaining my...
Forum: Foo
09-28-10, 07:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,520
Posted By apricissimus

When I first started dating my fiancee, we were...

When I first started dating my fiancee, we were separated for like six weeks in different cities. We'd send each other texts throughout the day, sometimes a lot of them. Well, it turned out that I...
Forum: Foo
09-28-10, 06:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,078
Posted By apricissimus

My gf and I had our first date on her 20th...

My gf and I had our first date on her 20th birthday, when I was 28 (and was still her boss!). For a little while we wondered whether the age difference would be an issue, but we meshed so perfectly...
Forum: Foo
09-28-10, 05:38 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 14,267
Posted By apricissimus

I fairly regularly get corrupted iTunes library...

I fairly regularly get corrupted iTunes library (xml) files. I've learned by now to do regular back ups, but its a pain in my ass, especially when I occasionally have to re-import my whole library,...
09-03-10, 07:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,214
Posted By apricissimus

It takes much less skill to ride a bicycle than...

It takes much less skill to ride a bicycle than it does to play an instrument competently.

So yeah, almost anyone can hop on a bike and be a cyclist.
Forum: Northeast
08-10-10, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By apricissimus

The new lanes hug the mall in the center, where...

The new lanes hug the mall in the center, where there are no parked cars.
08-02-10, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By apricissimus

Strangely enough, there appears to be one low...

Strangely enough, there appears to be one low spot, not a high spot.

I'll try the soap/spit/etc., as well as rotating the tire (tho' the label will then be away from the valve stem, horrors). But...
08-02-10, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By apricissimus

Can't get tire seated properly in wheel

After fixing a flat due to shifted rim tape, I can't seem to get the tire seated properly in the rim. This has happened to me twice this year, on the same wheel. The previous two times I was able to...
Forum: Commuting
07-01-10, 01:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,062
Posted By apricissimus

Clipping back in is easy with a little practice....

Clipping back in is easy with a little practice. I find there's no time penalty there. And being clipped in makes quick acceleration easier, so there you go.
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