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    Poll: I was still tube TV back in 2007. I've had a...

    I was still tube TV back in 2007. I've had a couple of 50" Panasonic plasma panels since 2010.

    I don't see the point in a 4K 65" panel. When the price drops on 80"+ panels, I'll probably...
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    A few points: The Socialist utopia of Norway is...

    A few points:
    The Socialist utopia of Norway is paying refugees to GTFO.

    The Socialist utopia of Denmark now has an anti-refugee policy

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced yesterday that...
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    I have personal experience with the studded...

    I have personal experience with the studded Nokian Hakkapeliitta SUV, the Hakka Q, the Hakka R, and the Blizzak WS-50. I was very unhappy with the Blizzak lifespan. It was an amazing tire for...
  4. Thread: Subaru

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    That's my biggest gripe about the car. It's not...

    That's my biggest gripe about the car. It's not just placement. It's also size and glare.
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    All 3 of my batteries for my camera were just...

    All 3 of my batteries for my camera were just about completely discharged. Doh!

    https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5683/21200535663_8005df5743_z.jpg

    I have an Olympus micro 4:3 camera. For...
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    I've run studded Nokians on my SUVs for years and...

    I've run studded Nokians on my SUVs for years and Nokian studless friction tires on my VW GTIs. I tried the Blizzak WS-50 on my 2007 GTI. The grip was amazing but that grip went to hell at 12,000...
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    Actually, siping is what makes a tire perform...

    Actually, siping is what makes a tire perform well on black ice. The little cuts in the tire channel away the water layer. Ice at subzero isn't all that slippery. It's the water layer at...
  8. Thread: Subaru

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    Everything looks like it. My Vermont...

    Everything looks like it. My Vermont next-door-neighbors have a 2015 the identical color. Fortunately, we have different ski boxes.
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  9. Thread: Subaru

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    Bump the Subaru thread I had U Haul put a...

    Bump the Subaru thread

    I had U Haul put a bolt-on trailer hitch on my Outback. An EcoHitch would have looked nicer but the U Haul one installed cost quite a bit less than an EcoHitch....
  10. Thread: Hunts or Heinz

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    I buy Heinz but I'm not quite sure why. I don't...

    I buy Heinz but I'm not quite sure why. I don't think I've ever done a Hunts/Heinz taste-off. I know I don't like most store brand.
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    I'm still mired in the stone age with an iPhone...

    I'm still mired in the stone age with an iPhone 4s. I was planning to upgrade last spring but my cash flow got disrupted by having to buy a new car a year before planned. Then a big boat yard...
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    Self-driving cars will fix the traffic jam...

    Self-driving cars will fix the traffic jam problem. A computer can put cars bumper-to-bumper at 50 mph. You don't have the moron nailing their brakes and creating stop & go traffic. I foresee a...
  13. Thread: Debit card users

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    My bank ATM card only ever gets used in my bank's...

    My bank ATM card only ever gets used in my bank's ATM machines. In a pinch, I'll use another bank's ATM machine. I won't ever use a 3rd party cash machine at a business and I would never consider...
  14. I don't understand the career path choice for a...

    I don't understand the career path choice for a newly minted GP or Pediatrician at a hospital-owned medical center. They usually have massive debt, don't get paid a helluva lot considering all the...
  15. The only way independent physicians can make it...

    The only way independent physicians can make it is to refuse Medicaid and Medicare patients. All the group practices had to sell themselves to hospital groups. Unless the bill comes from a...
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    My little cable modem group got sold to a Korean...

    My little cable modem group got sold to a Korean company in December. I'm in Korea this week meeting the overlords. Dinner is total alcohol debauchery every night. I got introduced to this in...
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    Siri is software. If you're running iOS 8.2, it...

    Siri is software. If you're running iOS 8.2, it has the same voice recognition capability on an iPhone 4S as it does on an iPhone 6.
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    I looked up the statute. I don't get it. It...

    I looked up the statute. I don't get it. It says nothing about windshield wipers. It says that you need to use your headlights if visibility is reduced. The way they define "headlamps", the...
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    Vermont law says the only place you can put...

    Vermont law says the only place you can put anything but an inspection sticker on a windshield is a small area on the top driver's side or bottom passenger's side.

    When the Vermont State Police...
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    I wish Apple would do a good Siri integration...

    I wish Apple would do a good Siri integration with Waze. I'm trying to use voice control for everything.
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    What cop would want drivers to know about speed...

    What cop would want drivers to know about speed traps? Of course they object to Waze. :)
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    Vermont law is that you can't physically touch...

    Vermont law is that you can't physically touch your cell phone for any reason. New Hampshire is going to have the exact same law this summer. July maybe? It's only a matter of time before...
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    I think it should be like home brew beer. You...

    I think it should be like home brew beer. You can grow limited quantities. You can give it away but you can't sell it. Legal to sell and ship seeds through the mail.
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    It's really wide. I bet you could jam a...

    It's really wide. I bet you could jam a half-dozen pairs in the box. In an ideal world, I would have preferred a box half as wide to reduce drag.

    I suspect city garages depends on the garage. ...
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