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Forum: Foo
09-19-19, 07:20 PM
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Posted By ericy

That sort of looks like a fellow who goes by the...

That sort of looks like a fellow who goes by the name "Vermin Supreme". He runs for office from time to time.
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Forum: Foo
09-14-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8,207
Views: 775,173
Posted By ericy

If you look closely, you can see he took out a...

If you look closely, you can see he took out a power pole in the process.
09-13-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 32,814
Posted By ericy

There is a minimum speed for a U-turn to work - I...

There is a minimum speed for a U-turn to work - I don't remember what it is (maybe 3mph/5kph?), but if you are on a steep climb and your legs are tired it can be difficult to attain. In some cases I...
Forum: Foo
09-08-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10,226
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Posted By ericy

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Forum: Foo
09-08-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10,226
Views: 2,077,587
Posted By ericy

There are a whole bunch of "toys" from "Obvious...

There are a whole bunch of "toys" from "Obvious Plant" that seem like gag toys. Here is another - the "Crippling Depression Action Figure":
...
Forum: Foo
07-04-19, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8,207
Views: 775,173
Posted By ericy

Interesting technique - reminds me of slo-pitch...

Interesting technique - reminds me of slo-pitch softball. I would try it myself, but I would probably blow out my shoulder.

You wonder how hard it was to convince the management of the bowling...
Forum: Foo
07-02-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 10,226
Views: 2,077,587
Posted By ericy

Your first problem is that chickens don't have...

Your first problem is that chickens don't have nipples.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,231
Posted By ericy

We have one in our house at the beach. About a...

We have one in our house at the beach. About a half an acre lot, with 11 zones, two of which aren't working very well. One has a leak somewhere and the pressure isn't enough to pop the heads. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,231
Posted By ericy

It has been nap time all day for me. I have days...

It has been nap time all day for me. I have days like this sometimes, but I didn't get enough sleep last night. One of our cats wanted breakfast at 5AM - that's how my day started..
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,231
Posted By ericy

Does the bland diet actually do any good? I...

Does the bland diet actually do any good? I recall hearing stories from years ago about people with ulcers who went on bland diets, and I always wondered why it was that they told them to do this.
Forum: Foo
06-10-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10,226
Views: 2,077,587
Posted By ericy

Probably "retina". But the whole thing smells...

Probably "retina". But the whole thing smells like a photoshop job.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,231
Posted By ericy

My wife was outdoors in the yard the other day -...

My wife was outdoors in the yard the other day - she found something that looked weird, so she bent down to pick it up. Turns out it was a frog or a toad - I don't know who was more scared.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,231
Posted By ericy

I had heard that the reason so many drains plug...

I had heard that the reason so many drains plug on Christmas is that a lot of people put potato peels down the disposal, and if you put enough in there at once, it can plug the pipes.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,231
Posted By ericy

Ouch for you. Ouch for the kitty. The worst...

Ouch for you. Ouch for the kitty.

The worst we have ever had is one extraction. Most of the time cleaning doesn't result in any teeth being pulled.
05-05-19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 158,012
Posted By ericy

This reminds me of a tool in my toolbox. Not...

This reminds me of a tool in my toolbox. Not Phil Wood - what I have is something to remove an old SunTour freewheel. We have cats too - getting them to pose for a photo would be hard, however. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,231
Posted By ericy

I had just gotten back from lunch and I checked...

I had just gotten back from lunch and I checked the comments on the video and saw that the arrival was only 15 minutes away. So I stuck around and watched it roll through :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,231
Posted By ericy

I was talking with someone I know who retired,...

I was talking with someone I know who retired, and he said that the main thing that changed for him was that he cut his coffee consumption considerably, and regained the ability to get a good night...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,231
Posted By ericy

We know someone who got kind of messed up by...

We know someone who got kind of messed up by adderall. He checked himself into rehab to get off of it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,231
Posted By ericy

I had to google it to figure out who he was.

I had to google it to figure out who he was.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,231
Posted By ericy

People already post pictures of food and cats. ...

People already post pictures of food and cats. We are well on the way already.
04-24-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,545
Posted By ericy

For what it is worth, I bought a PowerPod for one...

For what it is worth, I bought a PowerPod for one of my outdoor bikes. It doesn't measure strain in the usual sense - it measures acceleration, climbing/descent, and it has a wind sensor in the...
04-23-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,545
Posted By ericy

My intro to riding with a power meter was when I...

My intro to riding with a power meter was when I got a smart trainer and started with Zwift. Aside from this, my experiences are similar to yours. But I never took the Strava estimates very...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,231
Posted By ericy

I have had it -I have just never seen it made. ...

I have had it -I have just never seen it made. The color threw me - it looked more like meat than anything else.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,231
Posted By ericy

Probably because cats have very sharp fangs, and...

Probably because cats have very sharp fangs, and can easily puncture the skin if they bite hard. Dog fangs are pretty dull by comparison.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,231
Posted By ericy

Looks like Swedish meatballs. My wife (of...

Looks like Swedish meatballs. My wife (of Italian ancestry) doesn't get the boiling in water thing - Italian meatballs are boiled in the "spaghetti gravy" instead.
04-20-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,333
Posted By ericy

I have oftentimes bought reconditioned phones at...

I have oftentimes bought reconditioned phones at maybe 1/4 the price of the brand new model that just came out. I got my current S7 when the S9 was shipping and before the S10 came out. If I were...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,231
Posted By ericy

Rain and wind here. Last month I cancelled...

Rain and wind here. Last month I cancelled Zwift, but it was still active until April 24th, so I was able to ride the new "Fuego Flats" expansion.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,231
Posted By ericy

I wear the helmet to protect against sunburn.:D

I wear the helmet to protect against sunburn.:D
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,231
Posted By ericy

It hadn't even dawned on me that Final Four was...

It hadn't even dawned on me that Final Four was in Minneapolis this year. We are going to the Frozen Four in Buffalo - that's a week from now. Initially my wife wasn't enthusiastic about Buffalo,...
Forum: Foo
04-04-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8,207
Views: 775,173
Posted By ericy

The clock on the wall says that he got a 15...

The clock on the wall says that he got a 15 minute head start. He will still need to figure out how to get out of the cuffs however.
03-24-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,349
Posted By ericy

For what it is worth, I put the speed sensor on...

For what it is worth, I put the speed sensor on the front wheel so that it would be closer to the Bolt, and the signal would be stronger. But I haven't had any of the issues you are describing.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,669
Posted By ericy

Despite the wind, I want out and did a few miles...

Despite the wind, I want out and did a few miles outdoors today. I have this recollection of a simpler era where all you had to do at the start of the season was to pump up the tires and go. Now the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,669
Posted By ericy

Perfect day to try for a KOM on the downwind...

Perfect day to try for a KOM on the downwind segments.
Forum: Foo
03-22-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8,207
Views: 775,173
Posted By ericy

I don't think he needs that reminder any more. ...

I don't think he needs that reminder any more.

In the second gif, it almost looks like he is using his feet to steer the thing away from the telephone pole.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,669
Posted By ericy

You could just assume that anything at Whole...

You could just assume that anything at Whole Foods is going to be expensive, and leave it at that.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,669
Posted By ericy

Raw eggs? :D I had a colonoscopy a few years...

Raw eggs? :D

I had a colonoscopy a few years ago - the worst part was dealing with the insurance company afterwards.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,669
Posted By ericy

So the other day I saw some old fellow with a...

So the other day I saw some old fellow with a really long beard riding a bike in the neighborhood. And that got me thinking - has anyone ever gotten their beard caught in the chain?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,669
Posted By ericy

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Forum: Foo
03-02-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8,207
Views: 775,173
Posted By ericy

I found a longer video - the crossing gates and...

I found a longer video - the crossing gates and crossing lights malfunctioned and did not activate, which was one problem. But 30 seconds *after* the collision, the gates did come down.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,669
Posted By ericy

Only Nittany Lions.

Only Nittany Lions.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,669
Posted By ericy

Maybe this? ...

Maybe this?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wm_Vv3rJflQ

Looks kind of cool - it isn't at all clear to me that it is any better.
02-10-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,981
Posted By ericy

Sometime last fall I was supposed to go into the...

Sometime last fall I was supposed to go into the Dr's office for the 2nd shot. The morning of, they called and said they ran out. I went down to the local CVS pharmacy and they did have it in...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,669
Posted By ericy

If it were me, I would stop buying cables on eBay...

If it were me, I would stop buying cables on eBay :D.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,669
Posted By ericy

I don't know why, but the first thing that comes...

I don't know why, but the first thing that comes to mind are neoprene oven mitts. It would be hard to shift gears with those things, but it would keep your hands warm.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,669
Posted By ericy

Ask yourself what the payment on a replacement...

Ask yourself what the payment on a replacement car would be. Not only the basic payment, but increased taxes and insurance on a newer car. You can do a lot of repairs for what you would pay...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,669
Posted By ericy

Just woke up from a nap. Did I miss anything?

Just woke up from a nap. Did I miss anything?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,669
Posted By ericy

In a way not that different from our reality -...

In a way not that different from our reality - emptying out a house to put it on the market leads to getting rid of lots of stuff as well.

Nearly everyone I know has too much stuff. Some people...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,669
Posted By ericy

There are more than just the 3 main credit...

There are more than just the 3 main credit agencies. There are a few smaller ones out there that you might want to look into.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,669
Posted By ericy

After all of the weather we have had, we now have...

After all of the weather we have had, we now have some enormous potholes out there that can break an axle.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,669
Posted By ericy

You should consider putting a freeze on your...

You should consider putting a freeze on your credit with all of the reporting bureaus. There is no longer any fee to do this (that is something new as of last fall). Actually it kind of makes sense...
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