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Forum: Dockside Chat
10-15-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,548
Posted By DriveDog

Legality isn't so much the issue as is the...

Legality isn't so much the issue as is the reality of the subject discovering you've just videoed his nefarious behavior. Make sure the video gets in the hands of some independent third party before...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-17-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,648
Posted By DriveDog

Certainly was a concern for me. My master bath...

Certainly was a concern for me. My master bath has polished marble tile, and a few drops of water makes it an adventure. So when I did the kids' bathroom, I used a rough surface tile and it makes a...
09-17-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,808
Posted By DriveDog

Since the original question sounded like an...

Since the original question sounded like an application of a modern factory setup, this is what I assumed. I don't know how many 6-71s are out there with magnetic clutches like Mad Max's either on...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-17-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,218
Posted By DriveDog

Also electric cars that make noises at low speeds...

Also electric cars that make noises at low speeds to alert braindead pedestrians. If a car can be silent, then I intend to enjoy that attribute.
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-17-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,218
Posted By DriveDog

I disagree on CVTs, for recent US Subarus,...

I disagree on CVTs, for recent US Subarus, anyhow. They've perfected it (I know some other manufacturers still haven't), and though I still prefer a manual, the CVT is MUCH better than any...
09-14-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,099
Posted By DriveDog

Ferric Hombre or some mix of English and Spanish...

Ferric Hombre or some mix of English and Spanish (assuming you're teaching English)

3-Way (not really; I just ate at a restaurant that advertises their dish as "the best 3-way you'll ever have and...
09-14-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,808
Posted By DriveDog

Depends partly on how much of the time the...

Depends partly on how much of the time the supercharger will be engaged. They are for maximum power, so no, they won't engage just because you're running 3500 RPM at part-throttle. But if you're...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-14-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,901
Posted By DriveDog

Vinegar-based, and yes, that's a huge defect they...

Vinegar-based, and yes, that's a huge defect they have Down East that they pushed into the Piedmont.
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-14-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,792
Posted By DriveDog

Wanda Sykes Sarcasm is always welcome around...

Wanda Sykes

Sarcasm is always welcome around me.

Rodney Dangerfield
Tim Allen
Eddie Murphy
Lewis Black
George Carlin
Jay Leno
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-14-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,648
Posted By DriveDog

Good reason for using a fairly dark grout to...

Good reason for using a fairly dark grout to start with.

On concrete, good. I've yet to see a wood subfloor of any type not flex enough to eventually produce a bit of cracking, at least along the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-14-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,218
Posted By DriveDog

Kinda like pop music and movies... very few...

Kinda like pop music and movies... very few creative ideas make it through, all squashed. Sameness, boring.

On-topic, yes, I think there'll be fewer and fewer manuals. They don't really make sense...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-31-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,126
Posted By DriveDog

Applies to Win10 and Poop equally???

Applies to Win10 and Poop equally???
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-31-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,515
Posted By DriveDog

"Real Life" TV of any sort.

"Real Life" TV of any sort.
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-31-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,174
Posted By DriveDog

Pretty handy for when you're laying on your side...

Pretty handy for when you're laying on your side watching it.
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-30-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,515
Posted By DriveDog

I'm feeling curmudgeonly. Yep. ...

I'm feeling curmudgeonly.



Yep.

Drive-throughs... yep.
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-30-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,174
Posted By DriveDog

Custom built-in with "shelf" for TV with false...

Custom built-in with "shelf" for TV with false backs and channels for wiring here, a little higher than most prefab TV cabinets. Over the fireplace is terrible unless you have several rows of seats...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-30-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,405
Posted By DriveDog

Maternal grandparents slept in separate beds...

Maternal grandparents slept in separate beds since I was old enough to notice. Parents slept together until us kids moved out, then they used separate bedrooms. Mom ran the sawmill and Dad gritted...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-30-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,126
Posted By DriveDog

Exactly. The point is, they'll not offer a...

Exactly.

The point is, they'll not offer a respectful OS when 95% of the population doesn't pay attention to the man behind the curtain (or doesn't care).
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-28-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,126
Posted By DriveDog

I never said MS was any worse than Apple or...

I never said MS was any worse than Apple or Google or whoever else, but yes, they are taking your information without your explicit consent, and yes, 10 is worse about that than previous versions. If...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-28-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,601
Posted By DriveDog

I'm still laughing at the visual I got from the...

I'm still laughing at the visual I got from the discussion of using the yolk.
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-28-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,620
Posted By DriveDog

To verify that it's real diamond, try aiming a...

To verify that it's real diamond, try aiming a torch at it.

No, never mind, I don't want to be blamed for the result. Pure carbon does burn.

Evidence that the idea of diamond is much more...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-26-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,507
Posted By DriveDog

"Sorry, I didn't mean to surface so close to...

"Sorry, I didn't mean to surface so close to another craft!"
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-26-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,601
Posted By DriveDog

X-Plane... though I haven't seen it lately....

X-Plane... though I haven't seen it lately. Performance characteristics were based on actual data, not somebody's guess, as in MS FlightSim. Though I didn't dislike MS's. MS wasn't making much $ on...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-26-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,113
Posted By DriveDog

Hard to beat long leaf pine needles. The only...

Hard to beat long leaf pine needles. The only problem I've ever had with them is when some were against the edge of a shed and they sheltered termites which started eating it. I expect that would be...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-26-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,126
Posted By DriveDog

What's in it for MS? Let's see... non-Enterprise...

What's in it for MS? Let's see... non-Enterprise customers don't get to decide to not have "updates". Which means, though for most they've been doing this all along, MS will be pushing more spy...
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