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Forum: Foo
11-02-11, 07:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,277
Posted By Jerseysbest

Is the 3 months of salary for an engagment ring rule pretax or after tax?

Cause I just got a new job and jeesh, three months salary pretax for a ring is nuts!
Forum: Touring
10-11-11, 11:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,994
Posted By Jerseysbest

Bib and jersey for anything over 10 miles, and I...

Bib and jersey for anything over 10 miles, and I keep a small pair of mesh shorts in an easily accessible pocket for walking around.

Some people are fine wearing whatever for 100 miles plus. But,...
Forum: Foo
10-11-11, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Jerseysbest

I've been an instant-only netflix subscriber for...

I've been an instant-only netflix subscriber for a while now, was always too lazy to check my mailbox and make a que.

I use it mostly for tv shows, mostly cause its a short something to fall...
Forum: Touring
09-29-11, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,226
Posted By Jerseysbest

I don't like the Nashbar fork at all. Guess you...

I don't like the Nashbar fork at all. Guess you don't see too many AL forks for a reason. But the frame is fine. All though one of the brake cable stops on the down tube was sort of shallow and I...
Forum: Foo
09-28-11, 05:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,005
Posted By Jerseysbest

I need to introduce you to the "off" button haha....

I need to introduce you to the "off" button haha. Or the silent mode, or the "ignore call" feature.
Forum: Foo
09-28-11, 05:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 887
Posted By Jerseysbest

Ha, if it gets so bad that I need my nest egg,...

Ha, if it gets so bad that I need my nest egg, it'll probably have lost its value, haha. Time to buy physical gold?
Forum: Foo
09-28-11, 10:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 887
Posted By Jerseysbest

Well good news/bad news. I was just offered a new...

Well good news/bad news. I was just offered a new position with someone else, and its something I can't turn down for a variety of reasons, money surprisingly not being one (it is more than I make...
Forum: Foo
09-27-11, 11:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 887
Posted By Jerseysbest

Hmmm all food for thought. Mayber even try...

Hmmm all food for thought.

Mayber even try to get another position within my company, get some help moving, and possibly take a "sabbatical" or sorts in a year or so.
Forum: Foo
09-27-11, 11:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,005
Posted By Jerseysbest

Ha, I thought I was Luddite for taking so long to...

Ha, I thought I was Luddite for taking so long to get a smart phone.

I could live without it, but having GPS navigation, constant email access, and the ability to get in touch with anyone almost...
Forum: Foo
09-23-11, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By Jerseysbest

No, but when mounted in the dash board holder...

No, but when mounted in the dash board holder thing, my droid 2 can take pretty good video of me driving. I think you can even stream it online if you really want.
Forum: Foo
09-22-11, 10:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 887
Posted By Jerseysbest

I'm actually already really considering the...

I'm actually already really considering the Denver/Boulder area. Biggest factor is probably cheap rent, followed closely by a decent metro area, outdoor activities (ie biking, hiking) and weather...
Forum: Foo
09-22-11, 09:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 887
Posted By Jerseysbest

New city to relocate to?

I'm sorta looking to take a break from working full time as a "professional". I like my job and make okay money but eh, kinda over the same ole 9-5... I have decent chunk of change saved up (100k) so...
Forum: Foo
07-18-11, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By Jerseysbest

ha, ran over my GF's laptop a few weeks ago,...

ha, ran over my GF's laptop a few weeks ago, breaking the screen. it was less than a year old, so i bought a replacement screen online and replaced it for her.
Forum: Foo
11-26-10, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By Jerseysbest

Use vacation time or unpaid time off?

I'm under the impression I can use "unpaid time off" option instead of my vacation time when I gone from work. I'm not exactly hurting for money, so would it be be better to use the unpaid time off,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-10, 07:21 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,358
Posted By Jerseysbest

I'd say, for the most, very considerate. Almost...

I'd say, for the most, very considerate. Almost too nice.

Just like with cyclists, it takes that one a hole driving to ruin it. Someone cutting you off, pulling out in front of you, and any other...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-10, 07:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 623
Posted By Jerseysbest

I usually travel with a cheaper helmet, so its...

I usually travel with a cheaper helmet, so its usually strapped to my carry on unless I'm also checking my bike and not wanting them to know its a bike...

Or, depending on the bike, my helmet fits...
Forum: Foo
05-10-10, 06:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 975
Posted By Jerseysbest

Eh, I worked for Sears for a summer and hated it,...

Eh, I worked for Sears for a summer and hated it, but as a customer, I've been pretty happy with them. Sears really seems to go the extra mile with customer service, from my experience anyways. I'm...
Forum: Foo
05-10-10, 05:54 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,996
Posted By Jerseysbest

honestly, way more than I should. Not that I...

honestly, way more than I should. Not that I don't value myself, or think I don't work hard, but cripes, I just took a new job and the amount in the offer letter was more than doubled my salary in...
Forum: Foo
05-09-10, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By Jerseysbest

Agreed. But according to this: ...I...

Agreed. But according to this:



...I can wait till I have an emergency? COBRA is by definition a continuation of health coverage and according to the actually gov't website, coverage begins...
Forum: Foo
05-09-10, 09:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,260
Posted By Jerseysbest

After two years, take it. You park a car and...

After two years, take it. You park a car and leave it there, it'll get towed. If you leave a house abandoned, people can squat and claim possession after so many years.

To pretend a bike is...
Forum: Foo
05-09-10, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By Jerseysbest

Cobra health coverage

I just changed jobs, and am wondering how cobra works. Last day on old job was April 30, new job May 3.

I usually don't worry about health insurance coverage (young, healthy, yadda yadda yadda)...
Forum: Foo
04-24-10, 10:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,220
Posted By Jerseysbest

agreed haha, but doesn't mean you won't make any...

agreed haha, but doesn't mean you won't make any money.
Forum: Foo
04-22-10, 09:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,220
Posted By Jerseysbest

Only get a "hard" degree if thats what you really...

Only get a "hard" degree if thats what you really want to do, otherwise you're wasting your time and money just like some lazy schmuck with an "easy" degree (god, schools should be fined for letting...
Forum: Foo
03-12-10, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 978
Posted By Jerseysbest

Tip one: Alt+Tab - switches what window is open...

Tip one: Alt+Tab - switches what window is open on your screen.

Tip two: Ctrl+Tab in Firefox or IE with tabs - switches between tabs.

Tip three: If your back faces the opening of your cube,...
Forum: Foo
02-11-10, 07:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 967
Posted By Jerseysbest

Looks like I'll be joining you Johnny Lunchpails...

Looks like I'll be joining you Johnny Lunchpails tomorrow, my 6 day weekend has come to an end (http://primewriter.com/news-1246-headlines/?p=3833) with only a 2 hour delay tomorrow. At least...
Forum: Foo
02-05-10, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 603
Posted By Jerseysbest

Made up or not, sounds legit, haha. I love...

Made up or not, sounds legit, haha.

I love BS answers!
Forum: Foo
02-05-10, 09:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 856
Posted By Jerseysbest

In before the "the super bowl is stupid/american...

In before the "the super bowl is stupid/american football is BORING/watch soccer instead" post
Forum: Foo
02-03-10, 10:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 522
Posted By Jerseysbest

Don't do it. Only safe way is with a credit card...

Don't do it. Only safe way is with a credit card through facebook, and they're both evil. you will regret it.
Forum: Foo
02-02-10, 03:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 959
Posted By Jerseysbest

I need to know more about these loom burning...

I need to know more about these loom burning parties.

I just find it funny that it seems people like to complain about modern conveniences when their comments are totally irrelevant to the...
Forum: Foo
02-02-10, 10:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 959
Posted By Jerseysbest

Are the people that refuse to ever even think...

Are the people that refuse to ever even think about facebook the same people that never ever ever ever will use a credit card for anything, and still have a hotmail/AOL/prodigy email account?
...
Forum: Foo
02-02-10, 09:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,695
Posted By Jerseysbest

I'm not an expert with lease's but the wording...

I'm not an expert with lease's but the wording seems kinda fishy... "Tenant must perform all other repairs."?

Also, you should only have to shampoo if the carpets are dirty, you had a pet, etc.
...
Forum: Foo
01-26-10, 10:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,103
Posted By Jerseysbest

True, true. I guess I mean compatible.

True, true. I guess I mean compatible.
Forum: Foo
01-26-10, 01:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,103
Posted By Jerseysbest

its not hard to get a date, but to find a decent...

its not hard to get a date, but to find a decent girl... *sigh*
Forum: Foo
01-15-10, 04:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,512
Posted By Jerseysbest

Responding to the original poster... careful...

Responding to the original poster... careful about flashing your lights or flipping the high beams on, people have been known to get tickets that way. BS, yeah, and I do it too, but don't say you...
Forum: Foo
01-02-10, 11:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 986
Posted By Jerseysbest

Depends on the forecast after the snow... ...

Depends on the forecast after the snow...

Cold forecast means shovel the snow

Warm means don't touch it and let it all melt so you're not stuck with huge piles of snow for a few weeks.
Forum: Foo
01-02-10, 11:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By Jerseysbest

Was I the only one looking for 21 other stories...

Was I the only one looking for 21 other stories of fail in this post too?
Forum: Foo
12-27-09, 08:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,030
Posted By Jerseysbest

I've never had to use a sledge hammer, but I've...

I've never had to use a sledge hammer, but I've dealt with a few stuck wheels before.

I usually just turn around with my back facing the tire, and kick, or stomp it, with the bottom of my foot....
Forum: Foo
12-17-09, 04:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,253
Posted By Jerseysbest

Credit everywhere that takes it, cash where they...

Credit everywhere that takes it, cash where they don't. Need cash and no ATM's for your bank? Stop by a store that offers cash back and buy a candy bar.

Barring the "deeerrp CASH only cuz I dun...
Forum: Foo
11-24-09, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By Jerseysbest

My current job required me to relocate about 4...

My current job required me to relocate about 4 hours away, but was definitely a step up from what I was doing, so I blurt out 50% more than what I'm making now and they agreed. Bah, who'd a thought....
Forum: Commuting
11-03-09, 03:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,467
Posted By Jerseysbest

I've had good luck in Arlington, but some of my...

I've had good luck in Arlington, but some of my friends have gotten stopped in Alexandria:



BS tickets, especially for my one friend who is a safety nazi, and always comes almost a complete...
Forum: Foo
10-27-09, 02:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,239
Posted By Jerseysbest

Oh boy, been down this road. Yeah you sped,...

Oh boy, been down this road.

Yeah you sped, but in interest of not getting raped on insurance surcharges for the next 3-7 years, do your best to fight it.

But most importantly, please learn a...
Forum: Foo
10-22-09, 11:08 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,431
Posted By Jerseysbest

My last girl friend of about 2.5 years had a...

My last girl friend of about 2.5 years had a small, simple tat on her upper back. No biggie.

Girl with sleaves, job breaker, or anything big and/or gaudy = unattractive to me, or at least not girl...
Forum: Foo
10-21-09, 12:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,164
Posted By Jerseysbest

I wouldn't call somebody with no sick days a...

I wouldn't call somebody with no sick days a bizarro workaholic.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-09, 10:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 950
Posted By Jerseysbest

These lights are great, easy to attach take on...

These lights are great, easy to attach take on and off, and very bright.

No bracket and very sleek.
10-16-09, 02:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,878
Posted By Jerseysbest

The OP is just posting about his experience and...

The OP is just posting about his experience and stirring conversation, I don't think he's trolling.

Yeah 1 hour each way, everyday, would be a pain and be tiring day in-out. It can be done, but...
Forum: Foo
09-29-09, 03:37 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,344
Posted By Jerseysbest

Apple fan boys are annoying

Apple fan boys are annoying
Forum: Commuting
09-29-09, 02:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,224
Posted By Jerseysbest

Lets not dissect every comment and look for...

Lets not dissect every comment and look for something to offend. His comment was to more likely make a bland story of an everyday encounter into something a little more interesting to read. And it...
09-29-09, 10:00 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,321
Posted By Jerseysbest

Yeah I've had this happen to me a few times. They...

Yeah I've had this happen to me a few times. They get my repeat business
09-29-09, 09:24 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,321
Posted By Jerseysbest

A lot of times I just don't bring a lock with me...

A lot of times I just don't bring a lock with me since I bring my bike into my office, so going to stores after work can be a little disconcerting.

I have, on occasion, grocery shopped with my...
Forum: Foo
09-14-09, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By Jerseysbest

Finally, people that appreciate me!

Finally, people that appreciate me!
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