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Forum: Dockside Chat
07-14-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,671
Posted By Wicked Awesome

The Four by Scott Galloway. A business school...

The Four by Scott Galloway. A business school professor takes a look at Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-12-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 630
Posted By Wicked Awesome

Thanks to all for the suggestions. It looks like...

Thanks to all for the suggestions. It looks like we will be installing a new roof and some perimeter security fencing.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-10-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 630
Posted By Wicked Awesome

Thanks to all for the comments. I was concerned...

Thanks to all for the comments. I was concerned that membrane style roofing was going to be too fragile for this location. From Triplenet, FMB3, Mattttt25,and EMC Pursuit's posts it seems like we may...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-10-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 630
Posted By Wicked Awesome

Commercial Roof Replacement Question

I absentee manage a small (2,300 SF) commercial building in northern NJ that has a flat roof. The existing roof is over 20 years old and requires replacement. This building is adjacent to a three...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-04-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,585
Posted By Wicked Awesome

How about a more natural solution? Try goldfish....

How about a more natural solution? Try goldfish. My parents had a large inground swimming pool to the rear of their property. After the kids (me) grew up they stopped using the pool and it filled...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-01-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,302
Posted By Wicked Awesome

I am a commercial real estate appraiser. During...

I am a commercial real estate appraiser. During the last recession I appraised a foreclosed warehouse building in Fort Lauderdale. A bank rep met me at the site to let me in. The former owner was in...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-28-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,104
Posted By Wicked Awesome

North Carolina Ticks

I just came back from a trip to Asheville NC. We went hiking in the mountains and got covered in ticks. Between the two of us we pulled at least a dozen ticks off of our clothing. No bites we are...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-11-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,112
Posted By Wicked Awesome

https://www.nps.gov/glac/learn/nature/melting-glac...

https://www.nps.gov/glac/learn/nature/melting-glaciers.htm
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-22-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,523
Posted By Wicked Awesome

A $200 fare less a 25% commission cut for Uber...

A $200 fare less a 25% commission cut for Uber means the driver receives $150 for over 400 miles (round trip) of driving. That works out the 37.5 cents per mile. Current (2019) IRS business...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-25-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By Wicked Awesome

Tile Removal

I have about 475 SF of saltillo (Mexican) tile in my house. We would like to have it removed but are wary about the mess. Has anyone used one of the 'dustless' saltillo tile removal services? From...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-25-2019, 05:04 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,974
Posted By Wicked Awesome

Hybrid vehicles have largely taken the market...

Hybrid vehicles have largely taken the market position formerly occupied by diesel cars. Diesel cars were attractive because of low operating costs, good low end torque, and long term dependability...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-23-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 17,679
Posted By Wicked Awesome

My father was an american army soldier taken POW...

My father was an american army soldier taken POW in the Battle of the Bulge. He was held at Muhlberg Stalag IV-B for several months. Dad told me that one day the prisoners woke up and all the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-20-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 17,679
Posted By Wicked Awesome

My father was in the US army. He was taken POW...

My father was in the US army. He was taken POW during WWII during the Battle of the Bulge and was held at Mulhberg Stalag IV-B. Dad never talked about the experience much, however he did tell us...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-20-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,072
Posted By Wicked Awesome

Went through this with my son's car. A repaint...

Went through this with my son's car. A repaint is the only real answer. We found an independent shop in Lake Park, FL that did a good job for about $800. The results were much better than expected....
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-20-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 744
Posted By Wicked Awesome

Try a 5 lb container of a dessicant in the bilge?...

Try a 5 lb container of a dessicant in the bilge? When they fill up you can 'cook' them in the oven and re-use.
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Forum: Dockside Chat
03-20-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,921
Posted By Wicked Awesome

Many on this forum will jump all over someone...

Many on this forum will jump all over someone stupid enough not to plan for their eventual retirement. The same people refuse to plan for how climate change will impact the future of our kids and...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-20-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 913
Posted By Wicked Awesome

I have two Roku Express units at my house. ...

I have two Roku Express units at my house. Simple, inexpensive ($30 through Amazon), and the interface is nicer than my Samsung smart TV. I believe the Roku units require a data transfer rate of...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-15-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,343
Posted By Wicked Awesome

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CuEfEv0OlsY ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CuEfEv0OlsY

Skip to 11:00. Peter Dinklage earned my respect for this speech. Original poster - he knows exactly what you are going through.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-13-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,776
Posted By Wicked Awesome

I used to rent scuba gear until I had a pressure...

I used to rent scuba gear until I had a pressure gauge air hose blow out during a dive in the keys. Thankfully I was shallow at the time and no harm was done. After that I always owned my own.
...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-05-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By Wicked Awesome

Doc Ford is calm, calculating, and deliberate. He...

Doc Ford is calm, calculating, and deliberate. He is Travis McGee for the new century. Serge is a manic psycho train wreck by comparison. But somehow you can't look away. I like both.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-04-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,523
Posted By Wicked Awesome

The paint on my son's 2006 accord was bubbling...

The paint on my son's 2006 accord was bubbling and peeling. It had become pretty ugly - the car really needed a repaint. In an effort to pretty the car up before sale we took it to Diamond Auto in...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-02-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,144
Posted By Wicked Awesome

Hybrids do not have to look funny. The Hybrid...

Hybrids do not have to look funny. The Hybrid RAV4 looks interesting as a commuter/runaround car. 37 city/41 hwy MPG is impressive as well.
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-26-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,049
Posted By Wicked Awesome

Going back to the original post, much depends...

Going back to the original post, much depends upon the schools in question. Despite what many say, I believe that choice of school can make a tremendous difference in a student's success...
02-20-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,056
Posted By Wicked Awesome

I just stripped and re-waxed my boat last last...

I just stripped and re-waxed my boat last last week. I'm not a pro but the following products worked well for me.

Porter Cable 7424XP variable speed polisher
5" Velcro Backing Pad (if not...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-06-2019, 03:37 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,656
Posted By Wicked Awesome

2003 V-8 4runner with 211,000 miles. Daily driver...

2003 V-8 4runner with 211,000 miles. Daily driver & tow vehicle.
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