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Forum: Foo
10-05-08, 09:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,261
Posted By ferd_miller

Fixed. Blind links suck. Just don't do...

Fixed.

Blind links suck. Just don't do it. :crash:
09-28-08, 08:48 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,271
Posted By ferd_miller

http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc107/ferd_mill...

http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc107/ferd_miller/tater_tots_hyuk.jpg
09-14-08, 08:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,200
Posted By ferd_miller

Funny how he's not the one appearing a jackass in...

Funny how he's not the one appearing a jackass in this exchange.
08-15-08, 10:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,443
Posted By ferd_miller

That sort of clear-eyed reasonableness completely...

That sort of clear-eyed reasonableness completely untempered by overweening sensitivity won't gain you many friends among the sob sisters, pal.
Forum: Foo
08-08-08, 07:28 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,841
Posted By ferd_miller

Here's a few You Tube clips of 2 favorites from...

Here's a few You Tube clips of 2 favorites from the "Why haven't I heard of this guy before?" file:

Tommy Emmanuel
Who needs a band when you can solo on acoustic like this?
"Beatles medley"...
Forum: Foo
08-04-08, 10:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,843
Posted By ferd_miller

Given that the cleaning staff are the likely...

Given that the cleaning staff are the likely culprits, make sure that their labors in your room after your departure isn't soon forgotten: leave 'em an upper-decker in the bathroom.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-08, 05:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,190
Posted By ferd_miller

This span of time is known as the ohnosecond.

This span of time is known as the ohnosecond.
Forum: Foo
08-03-08, 07:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 564
Posted By ferd_miller

Couple practical reasons: loose cats as a rule so...

Couple practical reasons: loose cats as a rule so far haven't proven a credible physical threat to strangers, alone or in packs (which they don't do anyway). And cats, unlike dogs, seek out of the...
Forum: Foo
08-03-08, 07:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 564
Posted By ferd_miller

You've got 2 different issues brewing with the...

You've got 2 different issues brewing with the same party. I fear that this is not going to end well without a cool head and world-class diplomacy.

IANAL, so all I'll say about the property line...
Forum: Foo
08-03-08, 06:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,231
Posted By ferd_miller

I bribed 'em both with a carton of Marlboros. ...

I bribed 'em both with a carton of Marlboros. Too easy.
08-03-08, 06:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By ferd_miller

That's right. Lots of Javascriptery for the...

That's right. Lots of Javascriptery for the whizbang nested menus and page transitions, but its HTML foundation. I had no problem navigating products; didn't check every menu link.

I suggest the...
Forum: Foo
08-02-08, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By ferd_miller

http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc107/ferd_mill...

http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc107/ferd_miller/crybaby.jpg
Forum: Foo
08-02-08, 03:09 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 9,880
Posted By ferd_miller

http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc107/ferd_mill...

http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc107/ferd_miller/cruise_owned.jpg
Forum: Foo
08-02-08, 01:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,231
Posted By ferd_miller

There, fixed it for ya ;)

There, fixed it for ya ;)
Forum: Foo
08-02-08, 01:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,231
Posted By ferd_miller

Kicked the addiction (it's not a "habit") over a...

Kicked the addiction (it's not a "habit") over a year ago after getting sick & tired of being sick & tired. Have actually lost weight since then due to a better diet & commencing exercise.
08-01-08, 08:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,295
Posted By ferd_miller

I suspect he cared a good deal more for the...

I suspect he cared a good deal more for the security of the cash he probably had spread out on his desk for counting. You could just have easily been an armed assailant about to take advantage of...
07-31-08, 10:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,307
Posted By ferd_miller

I'd welcome a pill that boosted my endurance and...

I'd welcome a pill that boosted my endurance and nudged my muscles into burning fat more readily. Would be a boon to those of us whose metabolisms force us to vigilantly watch our diet and exercise...
07-31-08, 05:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,204
Posted By ferd_miller

I first thought this was a joke piece until I...

I first thought this was a joke piece until I noticed the source: New York Post.

That's what convinced me.
07-31-08, 03:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,698
Posted By ferd_miller

I don't disagree that it can. But I don't think...

I don't disagree that it can. But I don't think comparing CM to any '50s era civil rights protest is valid due to a couple important differences. American blacks did not have the law on their...
07-31-08, 07:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,698
Posted By ferd_miller

I don't support CM because, excluding the...

I don't support CM because, excluding the proverbial exceptions which don't disprove the general rule, it strikes me as an exercise in hypocrisy. You don't earn respect from others by intentionally...
Forum: Foo
07-30-08, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By ferd_miller

Allow me to introduce you to The Ladder Theory of...

Allow me to introduce you to The Ladder Theory of relationships (http://www.laddertheory.com/). Your situation, in short, is very common: you climbed aboard her "Friends" ladder early on, assuming...
07-08-08, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By ferd_miller

Duplicate post ...

Duplicate post

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=438767
07-02-08, 09:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,219
Posted By ferd_miller

It may have taken almost a year, but the wait was...

It may have taken almost a year, but the wait was worth it! :thumb:
06-28-08, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By ferd_miller

Stuff like this makes me wonder: is the...

Stuff like this makes me wonder: is the proportion of morons in the world increasing with each generation (shades of the flick, "Idiocracy"), or does the accessibility of the 'net just make the...
Forum: Foo
06-26-08, 11:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,802
Posted By ferd_miller

The putrid reek of fish + earthworms accidentally...

The putrid reek of fish + earthworms accidentally left in a cooler for 2wks.
04-18-08, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,841
Posted By ferd_miller

He jumped bail, was a fugitive for 9 years before...

He jumped bail, was a fugitive for 9 years before capture, and is now free on bail again.

I'm thinking the 2nd bail-granting judge is the one needing a psych eval.
04-18-08, 01:53 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,661
Posted By ferd_miller

And more keep jumping in... ...

And more keep jumping in...
http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc107/ferd_miller/shooting_fish_in_barrel.jpg
04-15-08, 05:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,761
Posted By ferd_miller

"Assertively aggressive" sounds like "alarmingly...

"Assertively aggressive" sounds like "alarmingly terrifying".
Forum: Foo
02-24-08, 10:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,302
Posted By ferd_miller

Possibly. Or maybe this free-speech stuff is just...

Possibly. Or maybe this free-speech stuff is just not for you.
Forum: Foo
02-24-08, 09:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,302
Posted By ferd_miller

The first 3 thoughts that occur: her singing...

The first 3 thoughts that occur: her singing voice is rather ordinary. She looks like a junkie. I'd bet she's not alive a year from now.
Forum: Foo
02-14-08, 09:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 510
Posted By ferd_miller

And the downside to Miley Cyrus' failing to wear...

And the downside to Miley Cyrus' failing to wear a seatbelt is...?
02-11-08, 02:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,736
Posted By ferd_miller

Please inform your friend that if any of his...

Please inform your friend that if any of his organs are regularly being pushed up into his body for any reason, there is something seriously wrong & he has bigger worries than fertility.
Forum: Foo
02-05-08, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 775
Posted By ferd_miller

A solution in search of a problem. Gibson...

A solution in search of a problem.

Gibson would be better advised to spend their R&D money on fashioning a headstock that doesn't self-eject at the slightest bump.
01-04-08, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,092
Posted By ferd_miller

Observing the absence of a legally-mandated...

Observing the absence of a legally-mandated safety device on a child that age is just stating a fact, not turning it into a "helmet thing" (whatever that is). And it was just one among several...
Forum: Foo
01-04-08, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 556
Posted By ferd_miller

Hope he didn't check the collision damage waiver...

Hope he didn't check the collision damage waiver on his rental agreement.
01-04-08, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,092
Posted By ferd_miller

SUMMARY: Helmetless kid traveling against traffic...

SUMMARY: Helmetless kid traveling against traffic on a 1-way street on a bike with no brakes collides with a vehicle & causes damage.

I love how the van owner's insurance co. is painted to be a...
01-02-08, 02:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 769
Posted By ferd_miller

This appears to have been intended as humor, but...

This appears to have been intended as humor, but it just makes no sense. I must be slow or something. Care to explain the joke?

OT: No experience with Adaptalites. I use these Serfas...
12-26-07, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By ferd_miller

What amazes me about before/after figures for big...

What amazes me about before/after figures for big projects like this is just how far wrong their cost estimates inevitably turn out to be. In this case, it cost over *5 times* the initial...
Forum: Foo
11-15-07, 09:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 976
Posted By ferd_miller

Darn wind. I'd suggest something like, oh, I...

Darn wind. I'd suggest something like, oh, I dunno....mebbe a gate latch (http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?action=productDetail&productId=62441-000073428-23272&lpage=none)?
10-28-07, 07:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,715
Posted By ferd_miller

Would it have made more sense to you had he ended...

Would it have made more sense to you had he ended up on the trunk instead?
10-09-07, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By ferd_miller

This story should have ended it with, "Then I...

This story should have ended it with, "Then I woke up and made coffee."

A rousing fictional tale with plenty of melodrama but crippled by poor readability for lack of paragraphs.
10-07-07, 03:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,243
Posted By ferd_miller

Stephen, at your Photobucket page, copy the "IMG"...

Stephen, at your Photobucket page, copy the "IMG" code snippet - not the DIRECT LINK or HTML tag ones - to paste in here for inline image display, like so:...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-07, 02:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,223
Posted By ferd_miller

...complete a subject line properly?

...complete a subject line properly?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-07, 02:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,166
Posted By ferd_miller

This reminds me of another cyclist I see on my...

This reminds me of another cyclist I see on my route a lot, usually going the other way, and to whom I usually wave. This guy doesn't return it; doesn't even return the glance. This stuck-up...
10-05-07, 08:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,097
Posted By ferd_miller

I use color, too. My road bike is black; the...

I use color, too. My road bike is black; the hybrid, red. If I forget that, then I go by handlebar shape. The road bike is the one with funny curly ones. They make me laugh.
10-04-07, 08:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,493
Posted By ferd_miller

I use a helmet-mounted, can't imagine riding...

I use a helmet-mounted, can't imagine riding without anymore. Positioned optimally, it blocks view of nothing at ground level. It might possibly obscure a falling meteorite quartering in, but...
Forum: Foo
09-18-07, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 813
Posted By ferd_miller

http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc107/ferd_mill...

http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc107/ferd_miller/nobody_beats.jpg
Forum: Foo
09-17-07, 10:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 973
Posted By ferd_miller

Had one problematic one extracted last year;...

Had one problematic one extracted last year; still have other 3 which are staying until/unless they, too, exhibit problems. I tend to agree with crtreedude, re: current conventional wisdom (pun...
09-16-07, 11:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 680
Posted By ferd_miller

Been running a helmet-mounted for a couple weeks...

Been running a helmet-mounted for a couple weeks now. It adds zero discernible weight. Now I can't imagine riding without one.
09-16-07, 10:58 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,854
Posted By ferd_miller

I have to conclude that the OP's riding...

I have to conclude that the OP's riding environment is very flat, straight and without intersections (we already know it's rural and very lightly traveled). That's the only geography where his...
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