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Forum: Foo
09-01-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 688
Posted By jgedwa

Years ago, in a house I sold long ago, I redid...

Years ago, in a house I sold long ago, I redid the bathroom and had to do a bit of non-standard plumbing to make it work. In short, I had to marry modern plumbing standards into some sort of archaic...
Forum: Foo
08-10-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,133
Posted By jgedwa

I can eat fifty eggs

I can eat fifty eggs
Forum: Foo
04-04-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By jgedwa

Don't spill any of that sardine oil on your feet

Don't spill any of that sardine oil on your feet
03-02-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 776
Posted By jgedwa

I have three acres that I regularly use an...

I have three acres that I regularly use an ancient walk-behind Gravely to mow. It has a large deck out front, and moves along at a very fast clip, and so takes only two hours. But still, that is a...
Forum: Foo
11-27-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,602
Posted By jgedwa

Tamales. But with all the traditional...

Tamales. But with all the traditional Thanksgiving sides.

Jim
Forum: Foo
10-27-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,427
Posted By jgedwa

The very best coffee in the world is served by a...

The very best coffee in the world is served by a specific diner in Manhattan. It says so right on their sign.
Forum: Foo
06-05-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,429
Posted By jgedwa

I have a total of about 1500 gallons of rain...

I have a total of about 1500 gallons of rain barrel capacity. Its like stealing water.

Jim
Forum: Foo
12-20-18, 10:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,064
Posted By jgedwa

I think this will be generally true: that opting...

I think this will be generally true: that opting out of new technology will leave one on the outside looking in. However, I also think there are plenty of circumstances where opting out will...
Forum: Foo
12-17-18, 06:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,862
Posted By jgedwa

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5ZwbDj7sQM&fr...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5ZwbDj7sQM&frags=pl%2Cwn
12-12-18, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By jgedwa

This is the right forum. Looking forward to it. ...

This is the right forum. Looking forward to it.

Jim
12-12-18, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By jgedwa

That is the coolest bike I have seen on BF in a...

That is the coolest bike I have seen on BF in a long, long time. What else you have lurking out there in your garage? Start a whole new thread of awesomeness please.

Jim
Forum: Foo
10-30-18, 06:33 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,770
Posted By jgedwa

You did not get the college experience. You...

You did not get the college experience. You cheated. Yuck.

Jim
Forum: Foo
10-18-18, 07:12 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,770
Posted By jgedwa

There are still plenty of good old fashioned...

There are still plenty of good old fashioned blackboards still around in the university world. At my school, there was a push to replace them with whiteboards and then smartboards some years ago. ...
Forum: Foo
09-18-18, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By jgedwa

The grown men in the NFL would not even feel the...

The grown men in the NFL would not even feel the boys of college on the same field. It would be a bloodbath.
Forum: Foo
09-18-18, 02:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 521
Posted By jgedwa

"I sure hope he said peanuts"

"I sure hope he said peanuts"
08-06-18, 09:26 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,779
Posted By jgedwa

I was in too much of a hurry, I guess. I did not...

I was in too much of a hurry, I guess. I did not keep the blade parallel with the inside of the tube and it cut into it before I saw what was happening. It was an interesting raised chain stay MTB...
08-06-18, 02:32 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,779
Posted By jgedwa

Bought frame on eBay. Stuck seatpost. Sawsall. ...

Bought frame on eBay. Stuck seatpost. Sawsall. Sadness.

Jim
Forum: Foo
07-21-18, 09:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 573
Posted By jgedwa

I am no way cool enough to relate to being Billy....

I am no way cool enough to relate to being Billy. Big Mike is more my speed, sadly.

Jim
Forum: Foo
07-20-18, 06:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 573
Posted By jgedwa

Big Mike from Reno 911

Big Mike from Reno 911
07-06-18, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By jgedwa

There is plenty of room in that dropout for any...

There is plenty of room in that dropout for any chain tension adjustment you might need. Even more so if you use a half-link.

Jim
Forum: Foo
06-02-18, 02:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,525
Posted By jgedwa

I am a professor and so am faced with many new...

I am a professor and so am faced with many new names to remember each semester. I struggle with it.

But one trick that was told to me years ago to deal with forgetting a name was to ask the...
02-17-18, 04:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,561
Posted By jgedwa

Thanks! He looks as good in person. I think his...

Thanks! He looks as good in person. I think his white fur hides the usual white muzzle that old dogs get. He looks and acts like he is young. Other than a problem with arthritis in one hip, he...
02-17-18, 07:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,561
Posted By jgedwa

Rikki. He will be 19 in a few weeks and is...

Rikki. He will be 19 in a few weeks and is seemingly ageless.

Jim
Forum: Foo
01-19-18, 08:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,537
Posted By jgedwa

Ah, I thought this might be lurking in there...

Ah, I thought this might be lurking in there somewhere. The street understanding of metaphysics as astrology and ghosts and things like that is really nothing like what academic philosophers mean by...
Forum: Foo
01-19-18, 07:04 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,537
Posted By jgedwa

Yeah, that is one way to understand metaphysics. ...

Yeah, that is one way to understand metaphysics. But that then makes metaphysics into nonsense. Maybe that is true, but I think that not all talk of nothing (and something, for that matter) is...
Forum: Foo
01-19-18, 06:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,537
Posted By jgedwa

Well, maybe we should take a moment and try to...

Well, maybe we should take a moment and try to work out what metaphysics might be.

I would rather use that word to describe the study of something, but that's not what you meant by it. So, then...
Forum: Foo
01-19-18, 04:14 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,537
Posted By jgedwa

I would have said that exactly the opposite is...

I would have said that exactly the opposite is true. If metaphysics is the study of what existence is and physics is the study of how existence bounces around.

Jim
Forum: Foo
01-15-18, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11,030
Views: 2,281,729
Posted By jgedwa

I still don't see it. Hint? Jim

I still don't see it. Hint?

Jim
Forum: Foo
01-07-18, 09:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,115
Posted By jgedwa

Yup. Iowa for undergrad, and Indiana for Ph.D. ...

Yup. Iowa for undergrad, and Indiana for Ph.D.

I love those two towns dearly and would go back in a heartbeat. I liked the liberal weirdness of each.

Jim
Forum: Foo
01-01-18, 11:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,115
Posted By jgedwa

Iowa City, Iowa Bloomington, Indiana ...

Iowa City, Iowa
Bloomington, Indiana
Redlands, CA
Carlisle, PA

None of them are really all that special. Not tourist places, for example. But all are very livable, in my opinion. Iowa City...
12-25-17, 12:52 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,596
Posted By jgedwa

I had no idea you were paying significant costs...

I had no idea you were paying significant costs out of pocket for BF back in the day. So, I am all the more pleased to have chipped in a small amount to you to defray expenses some.

Jim
12-22-17, 01:59 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,596
Posted By jgedwa

Nothing to say. But I just wanted everyone to...

Nothing to say. But I just wanted everyone to admire my red star

Jim
Forum: Foo
12-13-17, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By jgedwa

How about SOS by Rihanna?

How about SOS by Rihanna?
Forum: Foo
12-06-17, 08:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,368
Posted By jgedwa

BikesDirest sells a few nice models of mixtes. I...

BikesDirest sells a few nice models of mixtes. I got one with a 8 speed nexus rear hub for a friend. It was a pretty simple bike, but well thought out.

Of course, there are plenty of vintage...
Forum: Foo
12-06-17, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,636
Posted By jgedwa

Rikki. Got him from the pound as an 11 year old....

Rikki. Got him from the pound as an 11 year old. He is now pushing 18 and is in excellent health.

Jim
Replies: 8
Views: 1,081
Posted By jgedwa

Lousy picture. But here is mine on a dark snowy...

Lousy picture. But here is mine on a dark snowy day. Its so light, its kind of upsetting.

No idea what they are worth.

Jim
11-14-17, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,432
Posted By jgedwa

I live in Carlisle, PA. I have never heard of...

I live in Carlisle, PA. I have never heard of the brand.

I am not too informed about the people at Cole's here, but they do not seem like frame makers to me. I would be rather surprised if they...
Forum: Foo
10-18-17, 07:32 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,375
Posted By jgedwa

Cool story, and well written. I fantasize about...

Cool story, and well written. I fantasize about being a guitar guy. Has not happened yet.

Jim
Forum: Foo
07-26-17, 07:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,054
Posted By jgedwa

I play Risk like Stalin

I play Risk like Stalin
Forum: Foo
07-19-17, 03:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,838
Posted By jgedwa

I like to mix Ovaltine into my Grapenuts Jim

I like to mix Ovaltine into my Grapenuts

Jim
Forum: Foo
04-20-17, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By jgedwa

I make about a gallon a week for a few years now....

I make about a gallon a week for a few years now. Its very easy and really pretty forgiving, I find. A couple of things that might be helpful though:

-I use some of the last batch as a starter...
Forum: Foo
04-17-17, 05:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,733
Posted By jgedwa

Worked at a small plastic salvage outfit many,...

Worked at a small plastic salvage outfit many, many years ago. Was inherently unsafe work and guy who ran the place was not one to worry details too much. In the couple of years I worked there,...
01-23-17, 05:18 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,530
Posted By jgedwa

To any readers of this thread from outside the...

To any readers of this thread from outside the US, please know that most people here in the US are not casual firearm people. Or, in other words, the reaction you have to these revelations of us...
01-16-17, 09:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,115
Posted By jgedwa

looks great. Central PA still is reeling from...

looks great. Central PA still is reeling from your departure. Hope you are doing well.

Jim
12-22-16, 10:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,798
Posted By jgedwa

Well put, and I agree. Jim

Well put, and I agree.

Jim
12-12-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19,613
Views: 3,209,761
Posted By jgedwa

I agree. Probably a parts bin special. But it...

I agree. Probably a parts bin special. But it makes sense to me.

Jim
12-08-16, 08:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,257
Posted By jgedwa

Paranoid?

Paranoid?
12-08-16, 06:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,838
Posted By jgedwa

Did you just make that up? That's brilliant! ...

Did you just make that up? That's brilliant!

Jim
12-06-16, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19,613
Views: 3,209,761
Posted By jgedwa

Good! Still kicking around here. How are you? ...

Good! Still kicking around here. How are you? You have been in KY for a two or three years now? PA is a little worse off without you.

Jim
12-06-16, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19,613
Views: 3,209,761
Posted By jgedwa

It does affect handling. But less than one might...

It does affect handling. But less than one might guess. The frame is intended to run with 29er wheels, and the 26 rims with 4 inch wide tires comes out to about the same diameter. So the geometry...
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