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  1. Re: Neighbors fight over pizza oven went to trial

    I'm a fairly big pizza guy. (go ahead, I've teed it up for you)

    I make good pizza and fairly frequently.

    I cannot imagine ever making enough pizza to warrant building something like that.
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    Re: Boebert says 46% is not enough!

    She had the smallest margin of victory of all '22 electees, and she's running to the right. Fascinating.
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    Re: MotorTrend Checks in on EVs

    In context of HVN-ATL? Nothing rural or flyover about that route.
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    Re: MotorTrend Checks in on EVs

    I'm the Dude. So that's what you call me. You know? That or His Dudeness, or Duder or, you know, El Duderino, if you're not into the whole brevity thing.
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    Re: MotorTrend Checks in on EVs

    There is a school of thought, to which I mostly subscribe, which states that every drive of more than an hour represents a failure of public transportation policy.

    The fact that solo-driving is...
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    Re: MotorTrend Checks in on EVs

    I had a similar conversation last week with a guy who travels to Atlanta for work 4-5 times a year. He has a Tesla 3 and a Highlander. The auto-drive tech of the tesla would certainly make the...
  7. Re: Mike Lindell is willing to suffer humiliation for the cause.

    Is he desperate for attention, or just desperate for cash?

    (much like when trump did the NFT thing)
  8. Re: I.D. this car that fell down an elevator shaft

    I'd sell the engine on Bringatrailer and buy an old Porsche. Or maybe a beetle cat.
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    Re: MotorTrend Checks in on EVs

    I'd be interested to hear your thoughts on Randy Pobst's "experience an EV on real world terms" adventure he's been instagramming.
    (he bought an old tesla 3, has been driving and troubleshooting...
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    Re: workboat conversions

    Carrying the hydraulic block on the boom seems a bit much :D

    (ok maybe they pull the occasional recreational crab pot or something)
  11. Re: Randy Rainbow does it again. Fabulous!😁

    The remarkable thing about this one is that despite the absolute obviousness of the song choice he still found some amusing angles to include. It probably took longer to collect the props and...
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    Re: Italian Automotive Design

    If only they made one in my size!
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    Re: A breakthrough in colonoscopy prep?

    That's what I used.

    The prep is still not what one would call a pleasant experience, but this is definitely an improvement.
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    Re: workboat conversions

    Carry a nice daysailor on that foredeck and I'm in.
  15. Re: Youngkin Stops Ford Battery Plant near Richmond

    brought to you by the administration whose new anti-CRT curriculum fails to mention MLK, and refers to native americans as "america's first immigrants".

    The benchmark for "DSE" is going to be a...
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    Re: Naming your car.

    MIL had a Rav4 L model named RAVAL

    https://i.ytimg.com/vi/bN4ipLHjArI/maxresdefault.jpg
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    Re: Naming your car.

    Littlegirl named the ghia "Woodstock"
    https://i.ytimg.com/vi/Ks0NuS_0Cl0/sddefault.jpg
    https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1712400.jpg

    The volvo is White Lightnin'
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    Re: Trump bites the hand that feeds him

    Speaking of that presidential campaign... this prompted some curiosity on how his fundraising has been going.

    This piece in The Guardian gives some substance to the feeling that it's not going...
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    Re: The Karmann Ghia thread

    Helicoils in the case... no. This is the second time those particular studs have pulled, it already had the largest case-savers installed. Just a soft spot in the casting. It happens.

    I was...
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    Re: The Karmann Ghia thread

    Updates.

    A few months ago she blew, kinda. Head studs pulled out of the magnesium engine case.
    A new case was $2k I didn't feel like spending (because the new case would have begged for a...
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    Re: ultra rare shelby

    holy schnikies thats hot
  22. Re: Considering a used EV? EV battery degradation over time

    Randy Pobst has picked up an old tesla model S and has been instagramming about the wrenching it needs and the actual battery life etc. I'm following with interest.
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    Re: liberal over-reach

    I'd asbsolutely watch that.
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    Re: liberal over-reach

    My primary grievance with induction is that it only heats the bottom surface, the metal of the pan has to conduct the heat up to the sides which happens a lot more slowly than you'd expect.

    My...
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    Re: liberal over-reach

    Joe I recently read that Keller's kitchen at The French Laundry is all induction. It doesn't get much more REAL than that.

    I dunno, maybe (like anything else) there's crappy induction and...
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    Re: liberal over-reach

    I'd argue that even this is an overstatement.
    No federal government entity with the power to impose any such ban is discussing one. Some city and state governments have taken steps in this...
  27. Thread: pub menus

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    Re: pub menus

    Shepherds pie
    meatloaf
    curry-of-the-week
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    Re: liberal over-reach

    I cook on induction whenever I'm at the inlaws. I despise it. but deglazing is actually one of the things induction does well.

    I'm pretty sure I could make a better omelette on the bbq, but...
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    Re: Some of you have been here over 20 years?

    20+ years ago, I was logging on every monday morning for the latest status check from Our Lady of Phoenix.
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    Re: 1980 Time Capsule House

    Are those all the cleanest windows on god's green earth, or is there a photo-editing function that makes them look like that?
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    Re: 1980 Time Capsule House

    That carpet is all new, almost certainly done by a flipper as a cheap and easily-reversible way to cover whatever nightmare-fuel lies beneath. Anyone paying $1.8M is going to renovate and won't be...
  32. Thread: Illinois!

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    Re: Illinois!

    Are most 50cal made by a competitor of Springfield? (or some other Illinois manufacturer)
  33. Re: George Santos Faces Calls to Resign From Long Island G.O.P. Leaders

    yeah, but I mostly took this as a "make it worth my while to save you all the embarrassment" negotiation tactic.

    That may backfire, though. The GOP seems to thrive when they have a few whackadoo...
  34. Thread: Illinois!

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    Re: Illinois!

    Ogle county sherriff has already declared this to be unconstitutional and refused to enforce. It seems others are following suit....
  35. Re: George Santos Faces Calls to Resign From Long Island G.O.P. Leaders

    McCarthy is going to seat him on a committee in exchange for fealty.
  36. Thread: Illinois!

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    Re: Illinois!

    The most interesting/appealing aspect of this is that they used the stupid term "assault weapon", but chose to actually define it..
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    Re: Have chickens gone on strike?

    I think some flocks have been culled due to avian flu.
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    Re: A Fast Cadillac?

    I thought this thread was going to be about Mike Finnegan's street-legal 8-second '61 Coupe De Ville...

    https://images.holley.com/583x/003-finn-caddy.jpg

    https://youtu.be/vNwwwOw-who
    ...
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    Re: Down Side of Owning a Tesla in SoCal

    you're still getting off light. How much gas tax would you pay by fueling a similar-sized ICE car?
  40. Thread: Kevin McCarthy

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    Re: Kevin McCarthy

    Beau has a couple of valid points, but the dem caucus isn't there yet. Time is on their side, just keep your hands clean and let this thing play out. The red-on-red conflict is going to happen...
  41. Thread: Kevin McCarthy

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    Re: Kevin McCarthy

    As I understand it, there are no "current rules" because there is no current house. Speaker sets the rules of the house at the outset of the session.
  42. Thread: Kevin McCarthy

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    Re: Kevin McCarthy

    That's their point, really. This year they'll hold a lot of inflammatory hearings, impeach impeach impeach, legislate nothing. Next year they'll pass a bunch of nonsense bills intended to die in...
  43. Thread: Kevin McCarthy

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    Re: Kevin McCarthy

    How many rounds until someone nominates Hunter Biden?
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    Re: PěRN So salty 'twill rust yer eyes

    And outside the channel there be dragons.
    It's really a fine place to spend a fairweather afternoon if you know the boulders, but for the first few dozen visits... follow a deeper boat.

    In...
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    Re: PěRN So salty 'twill rust yer eyes

    The dredge is really more of a hoover. She's a wee one, she works the shallow beds. There are a few coves just east of those islands which are well suited to this.
  46. Thread: Kevin McCarthy

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    Re: Kevin McCarthy

    It is with a soupcon of shame that I acknowledge the deliciousness of this not moving the needle.
  47. Thread: Kevin McCarthy

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    Re: Kevin McCarthy

    The news here is showing a dozen or so reps huddled around Gaetz after the 4th vote, and I'm dumbstruck. THIS GUY is their leader?

    I mean, it has to be about leading and following, right? ...
  48. Thread: Kevin McCarthy

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    Re: Kevin McCarthy

    I'm not enjoying this. None of us benefit from the majority party of the USHOR being so dysfunctional.
    The dems would do well to lay off the popcorn stunts and show us what reasonable adults...
  49. Thread: Kevin McCarthy

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    Re: Kevin McCarthy

    Videos are being posted on social media of Paul Gosar and Rapey McForehead having rather enthusiastic conversations with AOC... they may imagine her to be in such a secure seat that she could make a...
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    Re: essential spices

    If we're ignoring things that can be obtained fresh (ginger, thyme) and focusing on things that really need to come in a jar... Cinnamon cumin turmeric bay leaf, and it may be cheating but I...
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