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Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 06:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,863
Posted By NCSUboater

I've got two buddies recently married that met...

I've got two buddies recently married that met their now-wives on the interwebs. One set seem to be perfect for each other. The other, I have my doubts but we'll see how it works out. Or not...she...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 06:07 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 30,486
Posted By NCSUboater

Same here...I'll have one about once a year. ...

Same here...I'll have one about once a year. They are delicious.

Also their double cheeseburger is AWESOME when you get it hot and fresh (about one time out of three). The new quarter pounder is...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 04:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,006
Posted By NCSUboater

Good book, if not a bit unrealistic. Makes you...

Good book, if not a bit unrealistic. Makes you think though.

I know some guys in finance which have a formal policy of unlimited vacation (paid). And since no one wants to abuse it, most end up...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 11:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,278
Posted By NCSUboater

Just had to look it up out of curiosity because a...

Just had to look it up out of curiosity because a few years ago I couldn't find anything reasonable. Just now I found fares to pretty much any airport in Hawaii to be around $450 round trip from...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-18-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,511
Posted By NCSUboater

Ditch the manager, move to fidelity or vanguard. ...

Ditch the manager, move to fidelity or vanguard.

Vanguard has generally been the gold standard, but fidelity has actually passed them as of late. I'm in their S&P 500 index and expenses are...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-17-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,091
Posted By NCSUboater

Was it a canoe? :grin: I kid.

Was it a canoe?

:grin:

I kid.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-17-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,053
Posted By NCSUboater

Yep same here...and they're cheaper.

Yep same here...and they're cheaper.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-17-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,091
Posted By NCSUboater

This phrase always makes me laugh. That's not...

This phrase always makes me laugh. That's not how the world works, and is largely why we are in the mess we are in...students "chasing their dreams" by going to expensive private liberal arts...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-17-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,091
Posted By NCSUboater

Are we taking art as in Bob Ross happy trees or...

Are we taking art as in Bob Ross happy trees or graphics and industrial design?

I was thinking the former but if the latter... It's not a bad field to get into. I do CAD design and many of my...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-16-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,091
Posted By NCSUboater

Art is useless but so long as he spends HIS money...

Art is useless but so long as he spends HIS money and doesn't get student loans that he will ultimately not be able to pay back and it becomes the taxpayer's problem...then whatever.

It's a stupid...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-16-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,778
Posted By NCSUboater

As soon as someone starts posting videos of...

As soon as someone starts posting videos of mistreating humans, the reaction would be the same. I don't dwell on it all day, and I haven't seen any such video posted up.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-16-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,778
Posted By NCSUboater

I think you're missing the point. It's not...

I think you're missing the point. It's not really about the animal being "cute".

It's about what kind of "man" has the mindset to do that to a creature? Why did he think that was funny? It...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-15-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By NCSUboater

Wow that's cool! Had never heard of this before....

Wow that's cool! Had never heard of this before.

So a question...been reading up on it and obviously it's a pretty big deal. Not trying to belittle it, but is a ship or sub crossing the equator...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-15-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,285
Posted By NCSUboater

Well you wouldn't wear it untucked to a wedding,...

Well you wouldn't wear it untucked to a wedding, obviously.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-15-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,952
Posted By NCSUboater

Meh. Doesn't bother me as long as it's just to...

Meh. Doesn't bother me as long as it's just to get from A to B. We took an overnight ferry (a crappy old cruise ship) from Italy to Croatia. Stayed up top long enough to watch the sunset, enjoy...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-15-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 16,210
Posted By NCSUboater

Oh absolutely! :grin:

Oh absolutely!

:grin:
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-15-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 16,210
Posted By NCSUboater

A relative is an engineer for Boeing. I'll let...

A relative is an engineer for Boeing. I'll let them know there are some fantastic aerospace engineers right here on ThT that have already figured out the issue.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-15-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By NCSUboater

I installed a 6" 316SS liner by myself in our 1...

I installed a 6" 316SS liner by myself in our 1 story chimney.

It was a bitch, but it wasn't a $5,000 bitch.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-14-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,285
Posted By NCSUboater

Yeah burn the burgundy shirt, and if the rest of...

Yeah burn the burgundy shirt, and if the rest of your wardrobe is similarly horrible...burn it too. And probably have your wife set out your clothes for you every day as well.

:grin:

Keep it...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-14-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,342
Posted By NCSUboater

Thanks, I'm glad you did recon. No I don't...

Thanks, I'm glad you did recon.

No I don't think people post on here to paint a certain picture. I mostly just see all sorts of questions (about anything) and discussions.

I have found this...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-14-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,342
Posted By NCSUboater

I used Facebook in college when its purpose was...

I used Facebook in college when its purpose was to see what hotties were in your class...circa 2005.

I haven't logged in since 2009.

So I don't know what it's used for now I guess. Maybe I'm...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-14-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,342
Posted By NCSUboater

This is a discussion forum based around a common...

This is a discussion forum based around a common subject (well, doesn't exactly apply to dockside but you know what I mean).

Facebook is for people to post how awesome their lives are with the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-13-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By NCSUboater

Man...now THAT is custom. :grin: (I'm a...

Man...now THAT is custom.

:grin:

(I'm a hotel cheapass too)
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-13-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By NCSUboater

That just says you're a cheapass when it comes to...

That just says you're a cheapass when it comes to hotels.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-13-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 14,131
Posted By NCSUboater

I'm all for means testing student loans. ...

I'm all for means testing student loans.


...meaning if your useless liberal arts degree is going to leave you with no means to make a living, thereby becoming a parasite for you expensive...
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