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[WDT] NATIONAL UNPLUG DAY 3/6/20 [NSFW]

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by bewildered, Mar 6, 2020.

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  1. bewildered

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    March 6 - National Unplug day. Get off the phone and the 'puter and go take a walk, garden, play with your dog. Sounds like @downndirty will be playing at the trampoline park. I think I will plant some more seeds and do some more light yardwork. Then I will finish off the day baking some lemon bars and/or eating the brownies I made last night. What do you have planned?

    Anyone tried beer from this brewery?
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    It's a microbrew based out of Elyria, OH. I feel like I've heard of one of their IPAs, the Elyrian. The others are new to me. Anyone tried this?

    Happy Friday, Idiots. Sounds like a few of you could use a break @Nettdata , @Juice . Enjoy some sunshine this weekend before you get back to your Monday grind.
     
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    I actually got up early, refreshed at the thought of not having to go to work... and dusted off my indoor seedling/gardening rig.

    I now have about 200 fresh seedling pods hydrated and ready to be seedified, and the watering/lighting/fan automation appears to be still working as expected from last year.

    That's the rest of my day... figuring out what I want to plant.

    Then some time in the shop, where I'm almost done resawing my own hardwood floors, and other wood type stuff for my home office renovation. Tomorrow I'm hoping I get to the painting stage.

    That's my 3-day weekend plan so far.
     
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    You sure you're not mixing them up with Elysian Brewing? They're a pretty big brewery based out of Seattle that was recently bought out by ABInBev.

    Regardless, I'll be up in that area possibly later this month, so if I can, I'll check it out and report back.
     
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    That's exactly what happened. I've heard of and tried Elysian beer. Let us know how the Unplugged Brewery is. They have a pretty good assortment of beers, maybe you will get to taste test a few.
     
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    Beautiful weather, opened my BBQ pit to clean it out and of course all the oak pollen had gotten in there and fucked it up. Time to pressure wash the shit out of it and let it air dry over the weekend so I can do some spare ribs next weekend.

    Gonna teach my 5 year old how to make some homemade bread tomorrow. Might bake it on the grill in a cast iron skillet. Gonna use champagne, thyme, lemon zest and some honey in this one. Should be fucking delicious.
     
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    Flour, salt, baking powder and a can/bottle of beer. Simple yet awesome.

    It would be a better day to unplug and get outside if it wasn’t 40 degrees F, spitting rain and a weekday. They can’t have this on a Saturday in June?
     
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    Apparently this is a thing now?



    A portion of the lyrics from that kesha song:

     
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    I have a new conspiracy theory: urinals are spying on us. Or...at least the ones at one of my clients' offices.

    So, it's obviously commonplace to go to a urinal, pee, and it auto flushes. No big deal. BUT...these urinals auto flush at the exact moment I'm done flip-shaking my dick (I realize now that I've never had to describe that motion), right before I put it back through the fly.

    At first, I just thought I happened to be leaning back far enough to trip the sensor, but it happens every damn time, even when when I intentionally lean closer. So now, I'm almost positive that there's some dick-flip AI/ML laser-camera setup that knows the exact moment a man is about to re-holster, and it flushes.

    I have no idea what possible gain could be realized by implementing this technology, but I swear to God that it's in place in that office.
     
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    Planted so far:

    4 types of tomatoes (40 plants total)
    cucumbers
    bell peppers
    eggplant
    4 types of chili peppers
    peas
    squash
    turnip
    cantaloupe
    catnip

    Plus all the usual suspects for herbs; basil, cilantro, oregano, thyme, italian parsley, etc
     
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    Damn son. How big is that new bed you installed? Thats a lot of Toms.

    I am scaling back on the tomatoes this year compared to last. Even though i trellised upward I really did not have enough space.

    I have a bunch of tomato and pepper seeds germinating in an old rotisserie chicken container. They should be ready for dirt soon. I plan to sell a few extra plants too. The romas and beefsteak sold okay last year so I am only doing those. I am waiting to start squash, melons, and cukes since they germinate and grow so fast.

    Melons are a new one for me, but I'm extra excited to try growing luffa sponges.
     
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    It's definitely being recorded and streamed to YouPorn.
     
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    That's what I seed... probably plant 25-30 or so (I can fit 25 in a row and have them thrive). If some don't seed properly, or are weak, they don't make the cut.

    I've doubled the size of my beds compared to last year as I made a second wicking raised bed before the snow hit.
     
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    Son. Of. A. Bitch.

    My impulse buy Jaguar last Sunday? I went all week without hearing from the seller, so I kind of moved on...

    Guess who I finally heard from today?

    I absolutely stole the car in an auction, but...Good God is that thing impractical in every way, shape, and form. It was a $90K car new, which means anything and everything maintenance related is for a $90K car, not a used Subaru. Hello $200 oil changes. I'm going to have to rent storage for it (Which would actually be split with my Z28) since I don't have anywhere to put it that isn't outside in the Las Vegas sun.

    On the plus side it only has 31K on it, so it's kind of/sort of, at least mileage-wise, an almost new car. I kind of wonder how it would react to going from it's former (Literally) Hollywood lifestyle to being pressed into service as a daily driver?

    Not to mention that I imagine the former owner basically used it as a status symbol going to parties and such, while I would be driving it like "This big ol' bitch turned a 13.8 quarter when it was new...."

    If it was a coupe, it would be a done deal despite all my reservations. But this is a convertible. Convertibles are pretty much the attention whore of cars.

    #FirstWorldProblems
     
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    I have never met anyone who had a Jaguar that wasn't a complete mechanical dumpster fire. Have you considered, for example, a fine Toyota Camry?
     
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    I'm aware of the Jaguar reputation, which was probably well deserved. From what research I've done the XK class after Ford bought them out is quite a bit better.

    Which doesn't say much for previous Jags...get bought by Ford and quality goes up. That's sad.
     
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    When I see shit like this, all I can think is how much they could accomplish if they spent the time being creative instead of parroting what everyone else is doing.

    Yeah, I’m old.
     
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    A Camry is a wonderful car to own if you have a rust fetish.
     
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    whats the benefit to using baking powder over yeast? I’ve always gone with yeast and never had an issue. Kinda curious. (I use this recipe with some alterations.)

    By the way, if you’ve never made bread with beer or champagne you’re missing out. Simply substitute the water in the dough mix for the same amount of beer or champagne. As a general rule, if you wouldn’t drink it, don’t cook with it. Especially in a recipe with only four ingredients.
     
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    I don’t know that there is a benefit- the bread is fairly dense though. Not something you’re going to use for sandwiches, more like breaking off hunks to sop up stew. I try to use craft brews in the bread. They add great flavors and they usually aren’t ultrafiltered so you get some yeast in the mix that way.
     
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    Are you confused about why they picked that song, or why they are even doing these stupid videos?
     
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