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Forum: Foo
10-03-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8,188
Views: 772,587
Posted By bigbenaugust

Still all cartilage at that point. He'll be fine.

Still all cartilage at that point. He'll be fine.
Forum: Foo
10-01-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8,188
Views: 772,587
Posted By bigbenaugust

You could break a Regional Jet with that thing!

You could break a Regional Jet with that thing!
Forum: Foo
09-27-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8,188
Views: 772,587
Posted By bigbenaugust

Is that Aussie Rules at Duke Stadium? Get me some...

Is that Aussie Rules at Duke Stadium? Get me some tickets for the UNC-Duke Aussie Rules game!
Forum: Foo
09-26-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By bigbenaugust

I turn off Bluetooth when I am not using it (with...

I turn off Bluetooth when I am not using it (with a speaker or in the car, or rarely with a keyboard).
Forum: Commuting
09-23-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By bigbenaugust

My Motobecane Fantom CX took a flying leap off...

My Motobecane Fantom CX took a flying leap off the back of a buddy's Prius at 80+mph on the way home from a metric. The frame clamp was on a bottle and not the frame. He ran into traffic to get it....
Forum: Commuting
09-20-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,278
Posted By bigbenaugust

I am sorry to hear this, and we still miss you in...

I am sorry to hear this, and we still miss you in Foo.
Forum: Foo
09-19-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8,188
Views: 772,587
Posted By bigbenaugust

:lol: Not sure why I laughed out loud at that one.

:lol: Not sure why I laughed out loud at that one.
Forum: Foo
09-13-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10,211
Views: 2,074,644
Posted By bigbenaugust

Same guys as the rock truck with the ratcheting...

Same guys as the rock truck with the ratcheting straps, I bet.
Forum: Foo
09-13-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8,188
Views: 772,587
Posted By bigbenaugust

I figured there was a guy with a chainsaw...

I figured there was a guy with a chainsaw somewhere in there.
Forum: Foo
09-12-19, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8,188
Views: 772,587
Posted By bigbenaugust

Pollen. Definitely pollen. Happens to the pines...

Pollen. Definitely pollen. Happens to the pines in mid-spring here in NC.
Forum: Foo
09-11-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10,211
Views: 2,074,644
Posted By bigbenaugust

hey, I don't see that stuff moving...

hey, I don't see that stuff moving...
Forum: Foo
09-05-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,224
Posted By bigbenaugust

It's been raining here since I got back from a...

It's been raining here since I got back from a short lunch ride. Still debating riding v. bus home.
Forum: Foo
09-05-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,564
Posted By bigbenaugust

Oh yeah, I needed the other way for our CX-9 and...

Oh yeah, I needed the other way for our CX-9 and Odyssey... we still have the hitch rack we bought for our 2008 Fit. :)
Forum: Foo
09-05-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,564
Posted By bigbenaugust

Buy a sleeve-type adapter, not the other kind...

Buy a sleeve-type adapter, not the other kind that makes it stick out too far.
Forum: Foo
09-05-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,224
Posted By bigbenaugust

Breezy ride in this morning, but we're off to the...

Breezy ride in this morning, but we're off to the west of the action. Stay dry, y'all.
Forum: Foo
09-05-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10,211
Views: 2,074,644
Posted By bigbenaugust

That shovel is not going to accomplish much...

That shovel is not going to accomplish much...
Forum: Foo
09-04-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,290
Posted By bigbenaugust

Aw man, I love our '16 Odyssey.

Aw man, I love our '16 Odyssey.
Forum: Commuting
09-04-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,748
Posted By bigbenaugust

I got them on sale for a different bike years...

I got them on sale for a different bike years ago, so I never paid full price. ;)
Forum: Foo
09-04-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,290
Posted By bigbenaugust

It only applied to cars with the TDI engine, and...

It only applied to cars with the TDI engine, and I don't think they ever sold the Passat TDI in Cali.
Forum: Commuting
09-04-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,748
Posted By bigbenaugust

I have 1.5s (Panaracer Pasela) on my Trek SU100...

I have 1.5s (Panaracer Pasela) on my Trek SU100 right now, but would like to go to 1.75s with more aggressive tread when these wear out so I can hit the trails at lunch. The Continentals upthread...
Forum: Foo
09-04-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8,188
Views: 772,587
Posted By bigbenaugust

The garage claims another unsuspecting pedestrian.

The garage claims another unsuspecting pedestrian.
Forum: Foo
09-04-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,224
Posted By bigbenaugust

Shoot, now I want Britt's Donuts, but a) 2.5...

Shoot, now I want Britt's Donuts, but
a) 2.5 hours away
b) hurricane.
:(

Just says "Heavy Rain and Breezy" for tomorrow here.
Forum: Foo
09-03-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 812
Posted By bigbenaugust

I wondered about that name when GIMP was new in...

I wondered about that name when GIMP was new in the 90's and I scarcely had a machine powerful enough to run it.
Forum: Foo
08-20-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7,802
Views: 1,333,450
Posted By bigbenaugust

There may still be some W12 Touaregs or Phaetons...

There may still be some W12 Touaregs or Phaetons running around... but not in my country.
Forum: Foo
08-19-19, 10:12 AM
Forum: Foo
08-19-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8,188
Views: 772,587
Posted By bigbenaugust

Steve McQueen mode: engaged!

Steve McQueen mode: engaged!
Forum: Foo
08-19-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,632
Posted By bigbenaugust

Is this going to become one of those 500-question...

Is this going to become one of those 500-question internet purity tests?
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,387
Posted By bigbenaugust

I do too. People have short memories.

I do too. People have short memories.
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By bigbenaugust

That I can't explain. Unless it's because my...

That I can't explain. Unless it's because my ringing is very high-frequency (like an old TV) and that has some effect on my ability to dismiss it, vs. a more rushing/roaring sound.
Forum: Foo
08-13-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10,211
Views: 2,074,644
Posted By bigbenaugust

True. I am supposing frame was incompletely...

True. I am supposing frame was incompletely attached and was being lifted incorrectly.
Forum: Foo
08-13-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10,211
Views: 2,074,644
Posted By bigbenaugust

Someone messed up with the lift?

Someone messed up with the lift?
Forum: Foo
08-13-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By bigbenaugust

The deafness and tinnitus have been concurrent...

The deafness and tinnitus have been concurrent for me... so all I have is ringing in the right ear now. I guess that makes it relatively easy to ignore.
I first noticed the hearing loss in early...
Forum: Foo
08-13-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By bigbenaugust

One gets used to it over decades. :/ My...

One gets used to it over decades. :/

My hearing aids basically pipe the sound from the dead ear over to the good ear (what they call Contralateral Routing Of Sound, or one-sided CROS), so they do...
Forum: Foo
08-13-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8,188
Views: 772,587
Posted By bigbenaugust

Better roof rack next time!

Better roof rack next time!
Forum: Foo
08-12-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8,188
Views: 772,587
Posted By bigbenaugust

she's dead.

she's dead.
Forum: Foo
08-12-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By bigbenaugust

I've had dizziness/vertigo with...

I've had dizziness/vertigo with tinnitus/fullness/hearing loss in my right ear only since I was 10. The vertigo has come and gone in phases, but none in the last 10 years. Fullness is occasional....
Forum: Foo
08-08-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8,188
Views: 772,587
Posted By bigbenaugust

needs "Yakkety Sax" on in the...

needs "Yakkety Sax" on in the background.
Forum: Foo
08-08-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,507
Posted By bigbenaugust

Wonder if we can get a class action suit going...

Wonder if we can get a class action suit going against him... ;)
Forum: Foo
08-07-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8,188
Views: 772,587
Posted By bigbenaugust

I'm just hoping the horse didn't have to die.

I'm just hoping the horse didn't have to die.
Forum: Foo
08-01-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By bigbenaugust

Brain-eating amoeba anybody? Flesh-eating...

Brain-eating amoeba anybody? Flesh-eating bacteria?
Forum: Foo
07-31-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10,211
Views: 2,074,644
Posted By bigbenaugust

Thanks, Dad! Now clean it up and buy me more...

Thanks, Dad! Now clean it up and buy me more siding WITHOUT dropping it in the road!
Forum: Foo
07-31-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8,188
Views: 772,587
Posted By bigbenaugust

That is either some 20lb baby or there are like 6...

That is either some 20lb baby or there are like 6 of them in there. Either way, odds are very high those babies are leaving through the side door (c-section).
Forum: Foo
07-22-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10,211
Views: 2,074,644
Posted By bigbenaugust

Early 90's Geo Prizm. One of the guys on our team...

Early 90's Geo Prizm. One of the guys on our team still drives a 1992 to work almost daily. But not like this!
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8,188
Views: 772,587
Posted By bigbenaugust

The new engine wash is *very* thorough.

The new engine wash is *very* thorough.
Forum: Foo
07-16-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8,188
Views: 772,587
Posted By bigbenaugust

You are going to need a bigger parafoil for a...

You are going to need a bigger parafoil for a Dodge Journey!
Forum: Foo
07-05-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8,188
Views: 772,587
Posted By bigbenaugust

Well, someone is going to grab a manufacturing...

Well, someone is going to grab a manufacturing robot and say "challenge accepted" now!
Forum: Foo
07-05-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,563
Posted By bigbenaugust

It took me forever to get the full meaning of...

It took me forever to get the full meaning of that Tracy Chapman song, mostly because it appeared in muzak everywhere for a while and it was hard to get past that.
As a dad, Chapin's Cat's Cradle...
Forum: Foo
07-05-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8,188
Views: 772,587
Posted By bigbenaugust

Wonder what weight ball it used.

Wonder what weight ball it used.
Forum: Commuting
07-05-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,047
Posted By bigbenaugust

Does BikesDirect still sell the Fantom Cross Uno?...

Does BikesDirect still sell the Fantom Cross Uno? Nope :(
But they do sell the Kilo WT which will also wear decent commuting tires in a SS configuration.
Forum: Foo
07-02-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,601
Posted By bigbenaugust

I had to cut waaaaay back on the work coffee on...

I had to cut waaaaay back on the work coffee on account of perpetual heartburn. So I either drink spiced chai or some vaguely-drinkable concoction involving creamer, water and coffee at the office....
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