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Forum: Foo
10-16-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 237
Posted By genec

Finally, a REAL computer. Congratulations. :D

Finally, a REAL computer. Congratulations. :D
10-16-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 712
Posted By genec

Is it really about "getting people out of cars?"...

Is it really about "getting people out of cars?" Or is it more about putting cycling on a level playing field, as a mode of transportation.

So much infrastructure now FAVORS the automobile, and in...
10-16-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 712
Posted By genec

I bike commuted for 35 years in SoCal... San...

I bike commuted for 35 years in SoCal... San Diego, specifically. The thing that made it work was a safe place to put my bike, and showers at the office. Every office in which I worked had...
10-16-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 712
Posted By genec

So do empty parking spots in the Walmart lot mean...

So do empty parking spots in the Walmart lot mean those many more people are not being served?

Frankly, someday, I'd love to see an ad that says...

"Is your surgeon a second class citizen? "...
10-16-19, 04:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 712
Posted By genec

Isn't just amazing how ALL these places can...

Isn't just amazing how ALL these places can devote acres of asphalt to motor vehicles, right up to the front door, and can't seem to dedicate the space of one car to a few bikes?

Enough excuses...
Forum: Foo
10-16-19, 02:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,589
Posted By genec

That is actually mostly good news... it means she...

That is actually mostly good news... it means she is willing to work with you to resolve this. Take that as a positive sign.
Forum: Foo
10-16-19, 01:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 919
Posted By genec

Good question... it had somthing to do with 50...

Good question... it had somthing to do with 50 year old newspapers still being readable, while any media today can dissappear as soon as the power is turned off. And honestly, I doubt an SSD can...
Forum: Foo
10-16-19, 01:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 409
Posted By genec

Well I know my fat tire Huffy beach cruiser is a...

Well I know my fat tire Huffy beach cruiser is a blast to ride... albeit the somewhat weak crank and handlebars and brakes. (it creaks like old stairs when I really "get on it")

The biggest issue...
Forum: Foo
10-15-19, 03:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 409
Posted By genec

Iz just fer cruzin' 'round, eh? I would...

Iz just fer cruzin' 'round, eh?

I would think for downhills y'd want some suspension.

I could see it as a gravel or sand bike though.

Sugar sand is heck even on a fat tire trails bike....
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 919
Posted By genec

Yeah... my biggest fear...

Yeah... my biggest fear...
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 919
Posted By genec

What folks may not know is that DVDs, if not...

What folks may not know is that DVDs, if not stored in a dry enough environment, start to corrode, and delaminate. And, as I mentioned... needs a reader... which includes the right software.

How...
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 919
Posted By genec

Yeah, great story, but it only applies to some. ...

Yeah, great story, but it only applies to some. I have great close vision... even at my ripe old age. It's seeing at a distance that is my weakness... I'd never see the sabre toothed tiger...
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 919
Posted By genec

The real irony, as a librarian professional...

The real irony, as a librarian professional recently reminded me, is that books last a long time, on the right paper, centuries.

Electronic media on the other hand, is quite volatile... and...
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By genec

Apparently she just added two new signature moves...

Apparently she just added two new signature moves to her "resume."

If I understand this correctly, that is a total of 4 new moves that will be known as "Biles skills..."

She is literally...
10-13-19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,200
Posted By genec

I would think a human life has more value. But...

I would think a human life has more value. But apparently cyclists are less than litter.
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 409
Posted By genec

You have a talking dog?

You have a talking dog?
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 01:23 PM
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 16,547
Posted By genec

Thing is, it isn't just a haircut... note the...

Thing is, it isn't just a haircut... note the tight braids.
10-13-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,200
Posted By genec

The fine for littering in California is $1000. ...

The fine for littering in California is $1000. Go figure.
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By genec

OMG Simone Biles...

Simone Biles makes history by winning her 24th world championship medal the most for any gymnast!...
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 919
Posted By genec

Amen! Thanks Norman. Heck, I don't even need...

Amen! Thanks Norman. Heck, I don't even need slippers. :)
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 919
Posted By genec

We have often taken two papers... a local, and a...

We have often taken two papers... a local, and a Sunday... a larger paper such as LA Times or Seattle Times.

For a while, we took three papers.

My wife complained that she just didn't have time...
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 919
Posted By genec

Why I love good old fashion NEWSPAPERS...

Now I don't mean old fashion in any political sense... I just mean paper... the paper version of the daily news.

For one, you can quickly scan all the stories on a page, determine what you...
Forum: Foo
10-12-19, 11:50 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 16,547
Posted By genec

Florida has a special kind of crazy... I think...

Florida has a special kind of crazy... I think the heat, humidity and occasional hurricane just sets it in.
Forum: Foo
10-12-19, 05:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 212
Posted By genec

RIP Robert Forster...best known from Jackie Brown

Max Cherry.

https://www.yahoo.com/amphtml/entertainment/robert-forster-dies-academy-award-022737602.html
...
Forum: Foo
10-11-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 145
Posted By genec

I actually think this won't work well until they...

I actually think this won't work well until they are at least equipped with the basic smarts of some of the best drones... those that have collision avoidance, GPS and ground following and self...
Forum: Foo
10-11-19, 04:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 145
Posted By genec

For those of you asking, "where are the flying cars..."

Your wish may finally come true...


https://www.reuters.com/article/us-boeing-porsche-electric/boeing-partners-with-porsche-on-electric-flying-car-idUSKBN1WP2J2
...
Forum: Foo
10-10-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 237
Posted By genec

Of course, if you want some REAL computing...

Of course, if you want some REAL computing power... get a Hackintosh.

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/8xkq8k/mac-pro-upgrade-community
Forum: Foo
10-10-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 237
Posted By genec

Try a pro, and quit playing with the toys... ...

Try a pro, and quit playing with the toys...

Jeeze, like trying to use a "Surface" for CAD.
Forum: Foo
10-10-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 237
Posted By genec

Fine... don't use a "mini." It is not a "real"...

Fine... don't use a "mini." It is not a "real" computer.
Forum: Foo
10-09-19, 04:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 237
Posted By genec

Just get a real computer.

Just get a real computer.
Forum: Foo
10-09-19, 04:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 249
Posted By genec

New wave... and you're complaining about...

New wave... and you're complaining about "noise?" Sheesh.

I love the sounds of birds in the morning.

New Wave is just machines "squawking."
Forum: Foo
10-06-19, 11:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 426
Posted By genec

Maybe it is simply a google maps thing... can't...

Maybe it is simply a google maps thing... can't find a PO box on google maps, but an address shows up fine.

In Chicago, just use 1060 West Addison Street. ;)
Forum: Foo
10-06-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 426
Posted By genec

Jeeze, I am in an RV park at the moment, and have...

Jeeze, I am in an RV park at the moment, and have no issues getting Amazon deliveries there... usually FEDEX, or US mail.
10-06-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By genec

I have the definitive answer... take away their...

I have the definitive answer... take away their cars.
Forum: Foo
10-05-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By genec

Tests of the new Samsung Fold...

https://9to5google.com/2019/10/04/galaxy-fold-robot-test-video/

Robot opens and closes the new, very expensive (~$2000) Samsung Fold... company claims "hey it will last 200,000 folds." Test...
Forum: Foo
10-05-19, 04:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 960
Posted By genec

Wonderful World, Louis Armstrong. Gotta...

Wonderful World, Louis Armstrong.

Gotta share a story first... have sung this in Karoke, and at a Christmas event, doing my best rasty Louie voice... learned it while learned to play Uke.
...
Forum: Foo
10-05-19, 03:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 406
Posted By genec

Apparently not... why then bother flavoring any...

Apparently not... why then bother flavoring any of it...? I suppose "cat poop flavor" just would not look great on the bag, eh?
Forum: Foo
10-04-19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,217
Posted By genec

It's been off for several months now... doing...

It's been off for several months now... doing it's best job of saving energy, ever.
Forum: Foo
10-04-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,457
Posted By genec

The bigger question is why they try to charge the...

The bigger question is why they try to charge the $15000, when they know insurance typically won't pay that much.
Forum: Foo
10-02-19, 05:09 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,457
Posted By genec

Well this thread has taken a different...

Well this thread has taken a different direction...

Meanwhile, when traveling, I tend toward local "greasy spoon" places with cooks named Lou, and waitresses named Alice, who use terms like "Hon"...
Forum: Foo
10-02-19, 05:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,272
Posted By genec

Ahhh. You're in la la land... home of some of the...

Ahhh. You're in la la land... home of some of the most outlandish energy rates in the country. SDGE raising rates because shareholders dividends dropped after the company went on an energy saving...
Forum: Foo
10-02-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 406
Posted By genec

Nah, but I know folks have... dog sure likes em,...

Nah, but I know folks have... dog sure likes em, but the dog has been known to go after dead animals and other "stuff," so got wonder about dog's sense of taste.
Forum: Foo
10-02-19, 03:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 406
Posted By genec

I wonder if dogs even like the stuff.

I wonder if dogs even like the stuff.
Forum: Foo
10-01-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,457
Posted By genec

Amen. Easy to complain.

Amen. Easy to complain.
Forum: Foo
10-01-19, 02:13 AM
Replies: 8,182
Views: 771,677
Posted By genec

Why do I get the feeling, the "follow through" on...

Why do I get the feeling, the "follow through" on that first swing, will be right into dad's face?
Forum: Foo
10-01-19, 02:07 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,457
Posted By genec

Hmmm, not one mention of the wealth gap and it's...

Hmmm, not one mention of the wealth gap and it's effect on the middle class. Sorry -15 points, you get a C. Try again. Oh and don't forget to mention "robot overlords."
Forum: Foo
10-01-19, 02:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,457
Posted By genec

If you order about three items a month, the total...

If you order about three items a month, the total shipping cost works out to the cost of prime.
Forum: Foo
09-30-19, 03:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 960
Posted By genec

Ray Charles... Georgia ...

Ray Charles... Georgia

https://youtu.be/fRgWBN8yt_E
Forum: Foo
09-30-19, 03:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 960
Posted By genec

Not quite sure this counts... ...

Not quite sure this counts...

https://youtu.be/D5Y11hwjMNs

Does it fit your "Great American Songbook?"
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