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04-06-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 250
Posted By RubeRad

Interesting, thx. I had not heard about that...

Interesting, thx. I had not heard about that symptom before.

Just had dinner, and it tasted good.
Forum: Foo
04-06-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 635
Posted By RubeRad

kernmantle ~ sheath around some kind of core?...

kernmantle ~ sheath around some kind of core? Probably my 'taste' in rope is uninformed (and tainted by the cheap sheath around rags you can buy at home despot for like $5.99/50ft). That's a generous...
Forum: Foo
04-05-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 635
Posted By RubeRad

paracord being a sheath around a core, I find...

paracord being a sheath around a core, I find less pleasant to tie with than braided nylon. But in either case, the ends have to be well-burned, and if there are sharp melted bits sticking out, it...
Forum: Foo
04-04-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10,555
Views: 2,182,009
Posted By RubeRad

https://static.boredpanda.com/blog/wp-content/uplo...

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Forum: Foo
04-04-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 635
Posted By RubeRad

As it was taught to me, it is essentially...

As it was taught to me, it is essentially useless, but fun to make with the three-loop method.


Also, I once met a cool lady who used to be a theater tech, so it order to make sure she could tie...
Forum: Foo
04-04-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 635
Posted By RubeRad

Yeah sorry, but I can knot stoop that low

Yeah sorry, but I can knot stoop that low
Forum: Foo
04-04-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 635
Posted By RubeRad

Cool! I've always kind of wanted to go to a...

Cool!

I've always kind of wanted to go to a climbing store and buy just a few feet of really good rope so I could have something enjoyable to tie knots with. My go-to (from the scouting counselor...
Forum: Foo
04-03-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 664
Posted By RubeRad

Hey ol-Buddy-ol-pal, are you quarantined together...

Hey ol-Buddy-ol-pal, are you quarantined together with your Thing? (parts?)

I have a deadline now; my paper was accepted, and I have until May 7 to submit the print-ready copy. Feedback from...
Forum: Foo
04-03-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10,555
Views: 2,182,009
Posted By RubeRad

There was an episode of Parks & Rec where this...

There was an episode of Parks & Rec where this happened. The high school prankster Knope was chasing all episode hired an actress to show up and yell and bring him 'home'
Forum: Foo
04-03-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 635
Posted By RubeRad

Yeah, I wrap it around something, the only way my...

Yeah, I wrap it around something, the only way my hands are used to tying it.

Sheepshank is another favorite, but that falls right out if not kept under tension.
Forum: Foo
04-03-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 647
Posted By RubeRad

Well he laughed at my watch talk, said he was...

Well he laughed at my watch talk, said he was just making a joke and didn't even know whether I had a watch on. But hey maybe you're right; maybe I missed an opportunity to change my sexual...
Forum: Foo
04-02-20, 10:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 635
Posted By RubeRad

I've heard of prusik, but don't know it. My...

I've heard of prusik, but don't know it. My favorite knots (for their lovely names and because they're fun to tie) are the Alpine Butterfly and the Zeppelin Bend. No matter how hard you pull on a...
Forum: Foo
04-02-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 647
Posted By RubeRad

I got excited about watches. Turned out he was...

I got excited about watches. Turned out he was just making a gay joke
Forum: Foo
04-01-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 635
Posted By RubeRad

One of the catchiest TV theme tunes of all time...

One of the catchiest TV theme tunes of all time -- but this is an April Fool's thread! Did you prank somebody by locking them in a safe with an exploding piece of paper?

At least one of these...
Forum: Foo
04-01-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 635
Posted By RubeRad

What's Mr. T's girlfriend's name? IT'S...

What's Mr. T's girlfriend's name?

IT'S APRIL, FOOLS!
Forum: Foo
04-01-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 635
Posted By RubeRad

April fools

Here's what I got in my email that reminded me it's April Fool's Day:

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/613x1297/newportmax_ba6db0a5104dbed30ae4263c81c181f901623dae.png

...
Forum: Foo
04-01-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By RubeRad

When I ride one of my favorite local trails, I...

When I ride one of my favorite local trails, I always get the same start of a poem in my head, something like

As I roll along,
the grasses and the twigs grab my spokes
and pluck the most...
Forum: Foo
04-01-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By RubeRad

Those are amazing. Yesterday I learned my...

Those are amazing.

Yesterday I learned my MIL's cousin, who is a painter in Japan (and who I've never met) did a TEDx talk, so I looked it up. It's fascinating!

I think at least #2 and #3,...
Forum: Foo
04-01-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By RubeRad

Howdy 65er! It's good to see you around here...

Howdy 65er! It's good to see you around here again!
Forum: Foo
04-01-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 647
Posted By RubeRad

This one time at work I was at a urinal next to...

This one time at work I was at a urinal next to another guy I know, and he says "Nice watch". I get all excited and start telling him about how it's a refurbished Seiko 5 from India off eBay, you can...
Forum: Foo
04-01-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 489
Posted By RubeRad

I hosted a skribble.io 'party' the other night...

I hosted a skribble.io 'party' the other night with a few family members
03-29-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 663
Posted By RubeRad

Get a NY license plate that says ASSMAN

Get a NY license plate that says ASSMAN
Forum: Foo
03-29-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,752
Posted By RubeRad

Another thing; no stores anywhere carry any...

Another thing; no stores anywhere carry any FLOUR. Everybody all of a sudden knows how to bake? I've been making Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day (http://abin5.com) for going on 10 years now, I...
03-27-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 663
Posted By RubeRad

oopx, looks like I was very wrong ...

oopx, looks like I was very wrong
https://i.pinimg.com/236x/ff/4d/79/ff4d796f7336ed24066336f7bc0aa4b0--fishing-stuff-fly-fishing.jpg
03-27-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 663
Posted By RubeRad

I have never seen one of those. And I don't...

I have never seen one of those. And I don't imagine it would be very sexy.
Forum: Foo
03-27-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,174
Posted By RubeRad

I shoulda linked before, here are the census.gov...

I shoulda linked before, here are the census.gov guidelines:

https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2020/modifying-2020-operations-for-counting-college-students.html


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Forum: Foo
03-27-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,752
Posted By RubeRad

hilarious!

hilarious!
Forum: Foo
03-26-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10,555
Views: 2,182,009
Posted By RubeRad

Oh now I get it, I read 'gigs' as in GigaBytes,...

Oh now I get it, I read 'gigs' as in GigaBytes, and was thinking somebody's hard drive crashed or something
03-26-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 836
Posted By RubeRad

OP that's rough. Sounds like you're suffering...

OP that's rough. Sounds like you're suffering from exactly the same reasons I stopped doing Atkins. I was able to stop because I was just trying to lose some weight, but with legit medical reasons to...
03-26-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By RubeRad

B/c of nytimes paywall, I don't know if that's...

B/c of nytimes paywall, I don't know if that's the same, but here's a 3D printed mask

https://copper3d.com/hackthepandemic/

Note the popup, apparently some people were considering this to be a...
Forum: Foo
03-26-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 630
Posted By RubeRad

I still haven't learned of anybody I know...

I still haven't learned of anybody I know personally testing positive. Best wishes for your sis & BIL
Forum: Foo
03-26-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,174
Posted By RubeRad

Note, I googled, and my son that is at home...

Note, I googled, and my son that is at home because college shut down because of the coronas, is NOT supposed to be reported on the census form.
Forum: Foo
03-26-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 372
Posted By RubeRad

I know some stuff and am happy to either answer...

I know some stuff and am happy to either answer questions or tell you I don't know.
Forum: Foo
03-26-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By RubeRad

Whoever buys that, let us know the price. I've...

Whoever buys that, let us know the price. I've got some not-quite-so-fresh, slightly-used TP that I'll let go for only half the price
03-26-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 663
Posted By RubeRad

From the state of CA...

From the state of CA (https://covid19.ca.gov/stay-home-except-for-essential-needs/):[h3][b]
Forum: Foo
03-25-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8,636
Views: 882,117
Posted By RubeRad

A bike rack design in the form of an optical...

A bike rack design in the form of an optical illusion:

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/492x353/bikepark1_1c6115330f874abfdc211e605568612690157a88.jpg...
03-24-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18,589
Views: 3,010,895
Posted By RubeRad

Probably worth $250 for parts, but how does it...

Probably worth $250 for parts, but how does it get folded in half like that with no (apparent) damage to front wheel or fork?
03-24-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 873
Posted By RubeRad

Interesting. Seems the uproar in Israel has a lot...

Interesting. Seems the uproar in Israel has a lot to do with the government just moving ahead on this unilaterally, rather than seeking democratic buy-in.
03-24-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 873
Posted By RubeRad

Israel is now using this technology (without...

Israel is now using this technology (without warrants) to try to control coronavirus...
03-24-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 809
Posted By RubeRad

Interesting stages from Ben King there. I haven't...

Interesting stages from Ben King there. I haven't made it to Stage 6 (or Stage 5 part II: the sickening?) as I know no infected, not even like friend of a friend.

Here's another sentiment I've...
03-22-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 809
Posted By RubeRad

I can mostly work from home, got called in a...

I can mostly work from home, got called in a couple days last week.

Our church was streaming-only today, in conformance with the CA declaration. No singing, at this point they didn't think they...
Forum: Foo
03-22-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,752
Posted By RubeRad

I have some cone--shaped perforated-metal (gold?...

I have some cone--shaped perforated-metal (gold? -ish?) foil non-disposable filters that I picked up at salvation army. I don't usually use them because it's a lot more convenient to just lift out a...
03-19-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 809
Posted By RubeRad

I wouldn't count on it. I remember this huge San...

I wouldn't count on it. I remember this huge San Diego-wide power outage probably about 10 years back. It was eerie, everybody in the neighborhood wandering out of their houses, not so much being...
03-19-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 809
Posted By RubeRad

There is the lack of biking to work, but I have...

There is the lack of biking to work, but I have had to pop into work a few times for stuff that couldn't be done remotely, and because of the rain I just drove.
03-17-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 809
Posted By RubeRad

Almost. It was actually easier than pickup,...

Almost. It was actually easier than pickup, because at a pickup game there's always just barely enough people to play. Any odd man out is a sub for one team, and you almost never get a break. Which...
03-17-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,642
Posted By RubeRad

There are ramen packs that are meant to be eaten...

There are ramen packs that are meant to be eaten raw. You open it up, crunch the brick apart, pour over a pack of flavor powder, and eat it like potato chips or some other crunchy snack.

here are...
Forum: Foo
03-17-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By RubeRad

Interesting. But I think the same criticisms...

Interesting. But I think the same criticisms would apply to ellipses. An ellipse is better defined by its center and semimajor/semiminor axes (radii). Or if drawing the the string loop method, by its...
Forum: Foo
03-16-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 398
Posted By RubeRad

But you're right, you gotta be careful at the...

But you're right, you gotta be careful at the Gross Out. I learned the hard way to be very careful about buying produce there.
Forum: Foo
03-16-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 398
Posted By RubeRad

lol I always just call it "The 'Let". That's my...

lol I always just call it "The 'Let". That's my favoritest place to shop. I love a bargain. And I love feeling superior to people who are ignorantly paranoid about expiration dates, which are...
03-16-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,370
Posted By RubeRad

As of today San Diego County is 39 cases, 0...

As of today San Diego County is 39 cases, 0 deaths (https://www.kpbs.org/news/2020/mar/16/coronavirus-live-updates/). I remember hearing that the 1st case in San Diego was found 1 week ago today. I...
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