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Forum: Foo
06-02-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,330
Posted By Bandrada

I will admit, it's much easier to be an...

I will admit, it's much easier to be an unconscious zombie robot in the short term. It means you actually have to think and observe what's around you otherwise, and you milk maids prolly can't...
Forum: Foo
06-01-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,330
Posted By Bandrada

It won't work cuz NM steals all the "clouds." ;)...

It won't work cuz NM steals all the "clouds." ;) Where do you think that moisture comes from during our "monsoons?" haha!

But, srsly, SNL and LANL actively test a wide range of "particulates"...
Forum: Foo
05-31-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,330
Posted By Bandrada

Cloud Seeding and Weather Manipulation

So, it appears that new **** has come to light according to . How 'bout those chemtrails? :)

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/01/us-geoengineering-research-gets-lift-4-million-congress

I...
Forum: Foo
05-31-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 814
Posted By Bandrada

I saw Vince and Mick in an elevator once. That...

I saw Vince and Mick in an elevator once. That was 20 years ago. Man, I wish I could find that pic!

I was doing a job in Century City, and they had obviously spent the night partying in the...
02-03-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By Bandrada

Forum "jump" function

in the lower right hand corner doesn't function properly. FYI.
12-20-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,812
Posted By Bandrada

Strip down your bike to the bare frame and...

Strip down your bike to the bare frame and clean/polish it. Repack/Replace the bearings, even if they are "sealed." And then put it all back together. It's good practice, and you will have a smooth...
Forum: Foo
11-26-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,813
Posted By Bandrada

I refused to give the modgods a cut of the...

I refused to give the modgods a cut of the profits, bro.
Forum: Foo
11-26-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,813
Posted By Bandrada

Well, Bill D Administrator,.... I can only lead...

Well, Bill D Administrator,.... I can only lead the horsies to water. I can't make 'em drink. They think too much. :)
Forum: Foo
11-26-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,813
Posted By Bandrada

The cool part is that if you discard 4 cards, you...

The cool part is that if you discard 4 cards, you can get four more cards and you don't have to prove your ACE OF SPADES till the end. And you are stuck with some pretty random give away cards, that...
Forum: Foo
11-26-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,813
Posted By Bandrada

Are you intent on letting the computer (that's...

Are you intent on letting the computer (that's me) play itself (Me2)? I bet you want THE DUDE (also me) to skip to the chase, huh? Well, the chase is on! Half the people in this room, and a modgod,...
Forum: Foo
11-26-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,813
Posted By Bandrada

I'm writing down 5 random cards that I have in my...

I'm writing down 5 random cards that I have in my hand. I'm the last player to discard, as well. You can assume, if you actually understand poker and can do the math, that I will play by a very...
Forum: Foo
11-26-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,813
Posted By Bandrada

Man, plenty of views but very few people have an...

Man, plenty of views but very few people have an actual opinion.

Should we blow our load right out of the gate, as wernmax suggests, or should we play it more subtle?

I can't add to the polls,...
Forum: Foo
11-26-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,813
Posted By Bandrada

Well, at this point you don't know what your two...

Well, at this point you don't know what your two worst cards are so that is null.

I think you are more likely to get two pair or maybe even three of a kind before the straight. Besides, your rule...
Forum: Foo
11-26-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,813
Posted By Bandrada

It's pretty much a 3 way split as far as the...

It's pretty much a 3 way split as far as the polls go, so far Cooker is the Ace IN THE HOLE since they are his cards to play. C'mon. We need a move, or take a drink... Them's the rules!!!.
Forum: Foo
11-26-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,813
Posted By Bandrada

Liquor in the Front, Poker in the rear. :beer:

Liquor in the Front, Poker in the rear. :beer:
Forum: Foo
11-26-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,813
Posted By Bandrada

So, you've got Kenny where you want him. He's...

So, you've got Kenny where you want him. He's already a little "gassed" and noticeably impatient. You haven't made the call to stay, hit or fold, and you are holding the ACE OF SPADES. Kenny has...
Forum: Foo
11-26-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,813
Posted By Bandrada

genec says go for the Aces, which means...

genec says go for the Aces, which means discarding a maximum of four cards. Do you give away your Ace to the opponent? Kenny is getting a little restless at this point...
Forum: Foo
11-26-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,813
Posted By Bandrada

So far, Cooker has the Ace of Spades and at least...

So far, Cooker has the Ace of Spades and at least one other person has the same hand in different suites. Sam says hold'em out of the shoot, but looks like he's pulling for a flush in the last round....
Forum: Foo
11-26-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,813
Posted By Bandrada

You just gotta BELIEVE that you are equal from...

You just gotta BELIEVE that you are equal from the gitty-up. When you are playing against a stone cold drunk Kenny Rogers, that might be questionable though. ;)

Which brings up an interesting...
Forum: Foo
11-26-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,813
Posted By Bandrada

It's more likely that ONLY two people would end...

It's more likely that ONLY two people would end up with the same hand in different suits in a deck of 52, but the percentage of chance (probability of winning) is still pretty even. Even if the one...
Forum: Foo
11-26-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,813
Posted By Bandrada

Let's make it interesting and say that everyone...

Let's make it interesting and say that everyone miraculously has the same hand in different suites, so the maximum number of players is 4.
Forum: Foo
11-26-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,813
Posted By Bandrada

Getting there. The mods/gods need to be patient.

Getting there. The mods/gods need to be patient.
Forum: Foo
11-26-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,813
Posted By Bandrada

That is a great first round strategy, Sam. ...

That is a great first round strategy, Sam.

How many players? 2 or 3?
Forum: Foo
11-26-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,813
Posted By Bandrada

Good point. Let's say you have the Ace of...

Good point.

Let's say you have the Ace of Spades, K of diamonds, 8 of diamonds, 10 diamonds, and 3 of diamonds. It's a pretty ****ty hand by most standards, but no one has discarded yet. You are...
Forum: Foo
11-26-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,813
Posted By Bandrada

One thing a computer can't do is play really good...

One thing a computer can't do is play really good game of poker. :)
Forum: Foo
11-25-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,813
Posted By Bandrada

The Gambler

"Every gambler knows that the secret to surviving is knowing what to throw away, and knowing what to keep." ~The Gambler

Does one throw away an Ace in favor of a Flush, or keep the Ace and take...
11-13-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 957
Posted By Bandrada

I guess you are right. I don't exactly go to Moab...

I guess you are right. I don't exactly go to Moab to ride beginner trails, so my advice on that is relegated to the more technical trails in there. I do know from my experience in Sedona that the...
11-12-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 42,803
Posted By Bandrada

I never had a problem with my Totem, so it really...

I never had a problem with my Totem, so it really depends on whether we are discussing 26" or 650b.

I could actually run a 2.5x27.5 on that fork if I'm not mistaken. Still one of the best forks...
11-12-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 957
Posted By Bandrada

Try Sedona, would be my recommendation. It's...

Try Sedona, would be my recommendation. It's better in the spring than Moab. Moab is typically best in the fall, IMO.

Sedona has plenty of beginner trails, and has a similar backdrop to Moab.
10-09-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 42,803
Posted By Bandrada

Well, not exactly. I meant to say "But, I'm...

Well, not exactly. I meant to say "But, I'm pretty sure you can go from 135 through-axle to 142 with the right end caps". I hope I didn't make this any more confusing. The point is that I don't...
10-09-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 42,803
Posted By Bandrada

Besides, I'd think the shifting would be pretty...

Besides, I'd think the shifting would be pretty jacked up, or you'd have to adjust the Q factor fairly significantly.
10-09-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 42,803
Posted By Bandrada

Bolded: I don't think you can go from 135 quick...

Bolded: I don't think you can go from 135 quick release to 148x12, even with a conversion T/A conversion. But, I'm pretty sure you can go from 135 through-axle to 148 with the right end caps. The...
10-08-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 42,803
Posted By Bandrada

True, but if I remember correctly many medium to...

True, but if I remember correctly many medium to high end wheel sets made a conversion kit.
10-08-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 42,803
Posted By Bandrada

142 yes. 148 I don't think so...

142 yes. 148 I don't think so...
10-08-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 42,803
Posted By Bandrada

Actually, 150mm spacing would solve a lot of...

Actually, 150mm spacing would solve a lot of problems for many bicycles, which is popular with DH bikes and old skool FR bikes. I don't think Boost offers any real advantage up front, unless you are...
09-28-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 42,803
Posted By Bandrada

26ers can't be the next big thing. It's already...

26ers can't be the next big thing. It's already been a thing! It could very well get resurrected, if the market were so inclined. :)
09-12-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,586
Posted By Bandrada

T-Rez likes to herd our cat. It's hilarious. ...

T-Rez likes to herd our cat. It's hilarious. The cat isn't sure what to think, but he tolerates it because T-Rez is quite gentle.
09-11-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,586
Posted By Bandrada

Flagstaff? I agree that Aussies are a great...

Flagstaff?

I agree that Aussies are a great breed as a traildog companion. Eager to learn and please...and, they are often found in rescue/animal shelters.

This is Rez. As some have stated, it...
09-11-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,003
Posted By Bandrada

I was going to say, you don't really need that...

I was going to say, you don't really need that much rotor on the rear. On the front, maybe, if you are a bigger individual and like to ride fast. Even then, I run 170 fr/rr on my Enduro 29 (same...
09-11-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,844
Posted By Bandrada

Yep. :) Been riding their gloves for a few...

Yep. :)

Been riding their gloves for a few years, now. This are filled with snot, and feel like they were starched by George Jefferson since I haven't washed them in a ride or two.
...
09-11-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 42,803
Posted By Bandrada

I think that was the last bike bike that...

I think that was the last bike bike that Speicalized made with the 142+ (Spesh early version of boost) was 2015, but I could be wrong. In any case, this allowed clearance for a higher volume tire,...
09-10-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 42,803
Posted By Bandrada

For sure, smaller wheels favor rock crawling, and...

For sure, smaller wheels favor rock crawling, and tight/fast singletrack like what you find in Sedona. So do higher volume tires, which are still pretty popular in the desert. I've sorta settle on...
09-10-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 42,803
Posted By Bandrada

Ha! I thought you were making fun of the weight....

Ha! I thought you were making fun of the weight. Looks like a beast!
09-10-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 42,803
Posted By Bandrada

My '15 S-Works Enduro 29 can run 27.5 in a 2.8. ...

My '15 S-Works Enduro 29 can run 27.5 in a 2.8. Pretty versatile bike, but sorta lacks any real focus other than it can plow through stuff pretty efficiently. I've not tried running the 297.5 as...
Forum: Foo
01-13-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,609
Posted By Bandrada

Yeah, when Verizon and Century Link went down, I...

Yeah, when Verizon and Century Link went down, I could still used imessages. There is some value in that. I did not pay a whole lot of money for my phone, and I bought it outright.
Forum: Foo
02-03-18, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 871
Posted By Bandrada

The wife and I saw it out of our bedroom window...

The wife and I saw it out of our bedroom window the morning of. It was a little eerie, I'll admit.

I took a drive out to the local gypsum mine for a night ride the night before. The gypsum...
01-09-18, 11:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,466
Posted By Bandrada

Yes.

Yes.
01-09-18, 10:23 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,495
Posted By Bandrada

Use the "manage attachments" under the "go...

Use the "manage attachments" under the "go advanced" tab towards the bottom of the page. In the old days, the forum server would be a database that the user could use to access their uploaded...
01-08-18, 06:49 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,495
Posted By Bandrada

My bike sometimes makes sounds like a motorcycle....

My bike sometimes makes sounds like a motorcycle.

Wait, maybe that is me. lol
01-08-18, 10:29 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,495
Posted By Bandrada

I found this thread in the NEW newsletter.

I found this thread in the NEW newsletter.
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