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12-06-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2,935
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Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Ghostbusters, the original. 10/10. Frenzy,...

Ghostbusters, the original. 10/10.

Frenzy, one of Alfred Hitchcock's last movies. The master of suspense still had the touch, 9.5/10.
Forum: Foo
12-06-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,192
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Don't need to. This commercial for the world...

Don't need to. This commercial for the world beating self driving feature of this GM product is a parody of selling the usefulness of a so-called self driving feature that still requires constant...
Forum: Foo
12-06-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,192
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Yeah, and the "autonomous" test cars with LIDAR...

Yeah, and the "autonomous" test cars with LIDAR "being worked on", are like the iPhones with LIDAR; neither are close to being useful for driver less personal transportation. No matter how smart or...
Forum: Foo
12-06-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,192
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

BLUF: Extracts from the NYT article: ...

BLUF:
Extracts from the NYT article:




And as even this thread indicates there are legions of fan-bois and wishful thinkers dazzled by the perceived elegance and alleged advantages to be...
12-06-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,659
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

There is no "issue" as long as those people are...

There is no "issue" as long as those people are walking, running or riding where they are supposed to on the path without swerving or making sudden deviations in their course. It is the overtaking...
Forum: Foo
12-06-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Also available for loan with a library card are...

Also available for loan with a library card are electronic books for reading on a Kindle and other devices. My wife reads all the books of her favorite authors on her Kindle with books loaned by the...
Forum: Foo
12-05-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Kanopy and Hoopla, both are free streaming...

Kanopy and Hoopla, both are free streaming services available with a library card from many public libraries, Also, movie and TV series DVDs are available for borrowing for free at many public...
12-03-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 878
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Bigoted comments and emotional rants, often...

Bigoted comments and emotional rants, often including references to banal negative stereotypes about motorists and/or government officials (especially law enforcement and judicial personnel), are par...
12-01-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 234,532
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to The Dark Hours, the fourth...

Finished listening to The Dark Hours, the fourth Renée Ballard and Harry Bosch police procedural novel by Michael Connelly. Excellent.
Started listening to Razorblade Tears, crime novel by S. A....
Forum: Commuting
11-26-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Don't fool yourself, the Dutch respect bicycling...

Don't fool yourself, the Dutch respect bicycling but not necessarily the ownership status of bicycles; bicycle theft is a BIG problem in Amsterdam....
11-25-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 234,532
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to The Blackbird, the third in...

Finished listening to The Blackbird, the third in the Alan Grofield crime caper series, by Richard Stark. The Grofield series is a subset of the Parker series of novels by the same author and is not...
Forum: Foo
11-25-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,192
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Still reading the manual. When driving about town...

Still reading the manual. When driving about town the speed limit signs were displayed but I didn't exceed the speed limits so I haven't been warned yet by the sensors.. It did beep though when I...
11-24-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2,935
Views: 341,195
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Watched it last night. Unbelievable given the...

Watched it last night. Unbelievable given the subject, but it was pretty dull except for video that showed street scenes with lots of bicycle riders. It was obvious that none of Dutch shown riding...
Forum: Foo
11-23-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,192
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

You posted: "Why do you want a gas burner? Are...

You posted: "Why do you want a gas burner? Are you so mad at Tesla you're against human-driven electric cars? I am aggressively apathetic about cars. "
Why then do you deign to give snarky "advice"...
Forum: Foo
11-23-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,192
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

OK, got it. You are real proud of yourself about...

OK, got it. You are real proud of yourself about your bicycling mileage, therefore I should spend many thousands of dollars more to buy a car that fits your PC addled view of good value and...
Forum: Foo
11-22-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,192
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Why should I have bought one of them rather than...

Why should I have bought one of them rather than the car that we wanted? Because it would fit your concept of a proper PC purchase, rather than my wife and my requirements?
​​​​​​​BTW, what model of...
Forum: Foo
11-22-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,192
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

What should I have bought, a Tesla?...

What should I have bought, a Tesla? :roflmao2:Although maybe in San Diego you might, but my wife is not going shopping this winter on a scooter. You got anything new to recommend anywhere in the same...
Forum: Foo
11-21-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,192
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

It has been 4 years since Waymo released this...

It has been 4 years since Waymo released this juicy nugget of their project cruising around a few selected square miles of Waymo Central in Az, and as far as I know they haven't really progressed...
Forum: Foo
11-21-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,192
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Thanks, we think we will enjoy it though we don't...

Thanks, we think we will enjoy it though we don't travel much lately. Maybe with the new car we will. Attached are a some of the pages from the quick reference manual discussing just some of the...
Forum: Foo
11-21-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,192
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

For what it is worth: We just yesterday picked...

For what it is worth:
We just yesterday picked up from the Toyota dealer a new 2022 Corolla that we had on order for the last 3 months. It is chock full of the safety features as well as a fancy...
Forum: Foo
11-21-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,192
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Your personal distaste for driving and the people...

Your personal distaste for driving and the people who drive, your reasons for it, and your desire to remove drivers from the driving equation are your business, but as you stated your views are not...
Forum: Foo
11-21-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,192
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Well we could discuss all the progress by Waymo...

Well we could discuss all the progress by Waymo except there doesn't appear to have been any for years that the company is ready to discuss, which should indicate just how much there has been.

Or...
Forum: Foo
11-20-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,192
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Yep, no where to go is correct, like no need to...

Yep, no where to go is correct, like no need to park and store them somewhere when not in use, just let them wander about.
Just like no need for humans to become owners and pay for them. :roflmao2:...
11-20-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,659
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

This is A&S, speculate away :) Be sure to...

This is A&S, speculate away :)

Be sure to include the magic buzz words that apply to almost everything here: cellphones and texting, bad drivers, clueless pedestrians, and a conspiracy theory...
11-19-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,399
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Old time BF members who miss being entertained by...

Old time BF members who miss being entertained by posts and threads of OT "clever" and "cute" idle chit chat by a group of bros who like to goof off on threads should check out the General...
Forum: Foo
11-19-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,116
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

So sorry for answering your question. ...

So sorry for answering your question.

Posting 20 images a day to the web? Who knew you were such a busy fellow? ;)
Forum: Foo
11-19-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,116
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Right click the image and save to your computer,...

Right click the image and save to your computer, open and edit with any of a number of applications that should already be on any home computer.
Forum: Foo
11-19-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,192
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Wasn't there at one time a ton of rumors and...

Wasn't there at one time a ton of rumors and fan-boi gossip about Apple manufacturing killer home TV sets that would set the other television manufacturers on their rear, but what was finally...
Forum: Foo
11-19-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,192
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I don't think profit will be found for any...

I don't think profit will be found for any company anytime in the foreseeable future that depends for its revenue on sales of self driving cars for use by the general public; hence my opinion they...
Forum: Foo
11-19-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,192
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

More on this fan boi reporting of a press release...

More on this fan boi reporting of a press release from Apple.
https://fortune.com/2021/11/19/apple-self-driving-vehicle-plans-tesla/

Extract
11-19-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,659
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

On Your Left - Humor

This site could use a little levity.
https://www.newyorker.com/humor/daily-shouts/when-a-cyclist-says-on-your-left
Extract
11-19-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,935
Views: 341,195
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Respect, 2021 Aretha Franklin bio, starring...

Respect, 2021 Aretha Franklin bio, starring Jennifer Hudson. 10/10. The scene about the making of her first hit, I Never Loved a Man at Muscle Shoals, AL is outstanding. I remember first hearing that...
Forum: Foo
11-18-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,192
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

No need for details, there aren't any to speak...

No need for details, there aren't any to speak of. "Getting into the self driving car market"and throwing money at it, as well as feeding PR stuff to techo blogs and fan bois at news organizations...
11-17-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 234,532
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to Harlem Shuffle, a novel by...

Finished listening to Harlem Shuffle, a novel by Colson Whitehead. Top notch story and narration.

Started listening to The Blackbird, the third in the Alan Grofield crime caper series, by Richard...
11-17-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,935
Views: 341,195
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Three winners from the Criterion Channel this...

Three winners from the Criterion Channel this week
Two 1940's movie starring Laird Creger who died too young at 31
I Wake Up Screaming and Hangover Square

Baby Doll, starring Carrol Baker, Eli...
11-15-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,571
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Some sensitive posters are looking for BF to be a...

Some sensitive posters are looking for BF to be a support group for members who share their version of "correct" group think. Any post or poster that expresses a viewpoint that differs, let alone...
11-14-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 234,532
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished reading The Bottoms, by Joe R. Lansdale....

Finished reading The Bottoms, by Joe R. Lansdale. A very good book as are all his novels set in East Texas.

Started reading Glitz, crime novel by Elmore Leonard.
11-13-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,425
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Maybe a more descriptive name for this list based...

Maybe a more descriptive name for this list based on the content and tone of so many posts should be Accidents & Speculation.
11-12-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,571
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Ha, Ha, by ignoring what I post except for...

Ha, Ha, by ignoring what I post except for reading responses out of context gives you an opportunity to post the same allegedly straw man arguments I previously made and believe that you posted an...
11-12-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,045
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I have heard and read comments over time that run...

I have heard and read comments over time that run along the lines of (paraphrased) I would never partake in this kind of bicycle activity or ride on this particular busy road without my helmet.
...
11-12-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,425
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Concern yourself all you like, that doesn't make...

Concern yourself all you like, that doesn't make speculation about a "possibility" a fact, but it does make grist for those with an ax to grind, an agenda to promote, a bias to repeat, or as a cute...
11-12-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,571
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Some posters apparently believe that any ride...

Some posters apparently believe that any ride that is completed without a crash or collision was "a safe ride" by definition. In other words no speed is unsafe for conditions, nor (for an example)...
11-12-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,425
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I'd expect nothing less from...

I'd expect nothing less from blog/commentary/press releases expressing "concern" about possible "challenges", from the lawyers representing the bicyclists (as well as promoting their law firm...
11-11-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,425
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Do you believe family ties or nefarious business...

Do you believe family ties or nefarious business connections are the go-to explanations for all apparently poor preliminary investigations? Preliminary since the investigation and disposition of the...
11-11-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,571
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

... and it is immaterial if the line is based on...

... and it is immaterial if the line is based on a fabrication spun up to add spice and drama to an anecdote because so many will believe what they want to believe about those "other" people.
11-11-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,425
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Are you also curious how often "some kind of...

Are you also curious how often "some kind of belief" that is totally fabricated to fit whatever agenda is being promoted is posted/reposted daily on umpteen media outlets by ignorant or gullible...
11-11-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,425
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Any particular reason you are trying to out the...

Any particular reason you are trying to out the identity and address of the kid and his parents on a social media site? Doxing? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doxing
11-11-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 234,532
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to Hitler's Soldiers - The...

Finished listening to Hitler's Soldiers - The German Army in the Third Reich, by Ben H. Shepherd. The atrocities and mayhem of the Germans directed at the civilians, partisans, and POWs throughout...
11-10-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,935
Views: 341,195
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Is the Criterion Channel available in your area?...

Is the Criterion Channel available in your area? If so you might find it a worthwhile streaming channel to subscribe if you like classic and or foreign (to the U.S.) films. It is featuring 31 Robert...
11-10-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,425
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

A virtual electronic lynching conducted by an...

A virtual electronic lynching conducted by an outraged mob on social media is much faster, no need for any legal niceties.
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