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Post by oneeyeddick » Sat Sep 24, 2011 8:27 pm

Bob wrote:Au contraire mon frere, *all* of the items that Harbor Freight sells do exactly what they are supposed to do.
Oh, you mean...like....work?

(and seriously, those water pumps have nowhere near the flowrate they claim)
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Post by oneeyeddick » Sat Sep 24, 2011 8:29 pm

MyDearFriend wrote:Men need to know: Ejaculating 2-5 times per week will significantly reduce your risk of prostate cancer.

Women need to know: Men can handle that independently.

September is Prostate Health Awareness Month. 8) Get busy.

While ejaculating "MIGHT" decrease your odds by up to 30%, drinking a half dozen cups of coffee a day decreases your odds(60%!) twice as much as jacking off or whatever gets you there.

and no, Ygmir, if you do both it does not mean 90%.
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Post by Elderberry » Sat Sep 24, 2011 8:47 pm

Way ahead of you on that one! :wink:
MyDearFriend wrote:Men need to know: Ejaculating 2-5 times per week will significantly reduce your risk of prostate cancer.

Women need to know: Men can handle that independently.

September is Prostate Health Awareness Month. 8) Get busy.
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Post by TinkerMom » Sat Sep 24, 2011 8:52 pm

Brake fluid and bleach makes hella smoke!! (just ask my boys)LOL
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Post by ygmir » Sat Sep 24, 2011 8:55 pm

oneeyeddick wrote:
MyDearFriend wrote:Men need to know: Ejaculating 2-5 times per week will significantly reduce your risk of prostate cancer.

Women need to know: Men can handle that independently.

September is Prostate Health Awareness Month. 8) Get busy.

While ejaculating "MIGHT" decrease your odds by up to 30%, drinking a half dozen cups of coffee a day decreases your odds(60%!) twice as much as jacking off or whatever gets you there.

and no, Ygmir, if you do both it does not mean 90%.

crap, I figured I would be immortal!!
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Post by maryanimal » Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:01 pm

Box Burner wrote:Don't they use those on low-riders?

Those are dingle BALLS sweety! hehehehe
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Post by Sic Pup » Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:08 pm

Pressing the elevator button multiple times does not make it arrive any quicker.


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Post by Bob » Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:21 pm

Soylent Green is hippies.
Amazing desert structures & stuff: http://sites.google.com/site/potatotrap/

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Post by Trishntek » Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:22 pm

Alllllll righty then! CA one man has made a hobby of what you wax so eloquently heretofore:
GEORGE SOROS

My prostate is under the best management and always on call for duty, thank you very much MDF. Another profound observation: Prostate massage is fucking glorious! If this is news to you, please let me know and I'll sell you my newsletter for,,,, ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!

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Post by Sic Pup » Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:25 pm

Bob wrote:Soylent Green is hippies.
And it comes in assorted flavors, there's your Charlie Daniels, your Dennis Hopper and my favorite Hobo.
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Post by Bob » Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:29 pm

Owls are assholes.
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Post by BBadger » Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:36 pm

Take 250mg of Magnesium (Oxide) each night to sleep well and relieve muscle stress. Don't take too much, or you'll get the squirts. Super B-complex also helps sleep.
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Post by Eric » Sat Sep 24, 2011 11:01 pm

cowboyangel wrote: 8. The federal income tax was instituted specifically to coerce taxpayers to pay the interest due to the banks on the federal debt. If the money supply had been created by the government rather than borrowed from banks that created it, the income tax would have been unnecessary.
Prior to the Federal Income tax (and prohibition), almost 40% of the governments revenue came from taxes on liquor & beer. One major reason the Income Tax went through was to replace the revenue from alcohol & help pave the way for Prohibition.

I do tend to agree with some of your feelings about the Fed, but everything that happens in government doesn't revolve solely around it. The Income Tax is one example of that (Last Call by Daniel Okrent is fantastic on the politics leading up to Prohibition, including the Income Tax. I have a feeling the Ken Burn's "Prohibition" series will cover it also)
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Post by oneeyeddick » Sun Sep 25, 2011 12:51 am

Trishntek wrote: When correctly wired, I can shoot sparks out my cock via my third ball.
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Post by graidawg » Sun Sep 25, 2011 1:14 am

Bob wrote:Owls are assholes.
and contrary to popular beleif quite stupid!
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Post by BBadger » Sun Sep 25, 2011 1:19 am

graidawg wrote:
Bob wrote:Owls are assholes.
and contrary to popular beleif quite stupid!
Or at least pseudo-intellects like Owl from Winnie the Pooh.
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Post by graidawg » Sun Sep 25, 2011 1:26 am

BBadger wrote:
graidawg wrote:
Bob wrote:Owls are assholes.
and contrary to popular beleif quite stupid!
Or at least pseudo-intellects like Owl from Winnie the Pooh.
i remember reading winnie the pooh to my girlfriends son and being quite shocked that owl was so dumb and that rabbit was the clever one. i guess knowmad has hidden depths ;). Also i cried at the end
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Post by marck » Sun Sep 25, 2011 11:58 am

You cannot "store up" sleep before you decide to stay up for four days.(91 hours was my "record")
You can only try to recover afterwords, which may take two or more days.
My rule of thumb is: for every day you are awake you will need another day recover.

You become less effective at getting anything done after you have been awake for over 36 hours, two to three hour naps may extend your effectiveness.
The point being limiting yourself to 18 hour days will maximize your productivity, all-nighters are not as productive for long projects.
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Post by gaminwench » Sun Sep 25, 2011 11:21 pm

If you hold a piece of bread in your mouth while cutting onions, your eyes won't tear up...
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Post by tattoogoddess » Mon Sep 26, 2011 1:12 am

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Post by Raymaker » Mon Sep 26, 2011 2:38 am

marck wrote:You cannot "store up" sleep before you decide to stay up for four days.(91 hours was my "record")
You can only try to recover afterwords, which may take two or more days.
My rule of thumb is: for every day you are awake you will need another day recover.

You become less effective at getting anything done after you have been awake for over 36 hours, two to three hour naps may extend your effectiveness.
The point being limiting yourself to 18 hour days will maximize your productivity, all-nighters are not as productive for long projects.
This is so true, I tested this theory in my late 30s, after many 18 hour days (which included work & play), I once went a week with 3 hour sleep periods each 24 hours, after which I passed out with my head landing in a Indian curry, slightly burning half my face. After this event I discovered that after a decent period of sleep and getting up early in the morning I could complete the work in half the time without making mistakes.

I believe the recovery time is exponential to your age, now I am in my 50s for every 24 hours your awake I need 96 to recover.

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Post by Sic Pup » Mon Sep 26, 2011 5:00 am

If you hold a piece of bread in your mouth while cutting onions you might have some 'splaining to do when guests meander into the kitchen.

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Post by Lassen Forge » Mon Sep 26, 2011 5:29 am

Harbor freight works on the "new Craftsman' theory:

Originally, Craftsman tools were produced by major companies building the best of the best under contract to put the famous brand on it. Their motto was, If it ever breaks, we'll replace it", knowing that the specs were so high that it was extremely unlikely it would ever break. (I have a snap on ratchet head that's carrying the Craftsman Brand that was my daddy's...)

Then someone realized.. if you charge the same amount, but instead use the absolute shit cheapest tools possible, when the tool breaks, it only costs 2.3 cents to replace that $21.99 tool... and you just got people into your store again to buy something else at an equally ridiculous mark up.

Then they realized, if the tools are the absolute shit cheapest, people will stop buying your shit tools, so we better have ALMOST the cheapest shit tools, so they won''t break ALL the time, but they're not built like, say, MAC or MATCO or Snap-on... so they may cost 15 cents, rather than 2.3 cents, but they're saving brand loyalty (a little) and making more, because they may only have to replace that tool once, rather than 15 times (which ends up costing them less)...

Harbor freight is an extension of that... you need a tool that you're gonna use once, maybe twice, you pay $14.99 for a tool that may work once, but it's cheaper than paying $49.97 at Sears for a Craftsman Tool (see above)... and if it breaks, hey, its a harbor freight tool, you REALLY expected it to last that long?

Personally - that's why I get the best tools possible the first time. Sure, it's expensive as hell, and takes a while to chase down a MAC or Snap-on truck... but that snap-on socket won't round off like that Tiawanic Special. Sure, I'm paying partly for the name... but I have a tool that will last like my daddy's ratchet head. If I have an One-Time job or need expendables (like sandpaper, grinding compound, even, yeah, air hose), then sure, I may do Sears (and you notice their savings aren't as great there as their genuine craftsman stuff??) IF they still have it (they are no longer tool central, which is sad in a way) but I'd rather break loose a stuck bolt than break loose the back of my hand or the thing I'm working on.

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Post by ygmir » Mon Sep 26, 2011 6:30 am

gaminwench wrote:If you hold a piece of bread in your mouth while cutting onions, your eyes won't tear up...
I know there's a joke in there somewhere..........
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Post by gaminwench » Mon Sep 26, 2011 9:20 am

... keep looking...
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Post by Trishntek » Mon Sep 26, 2011 9:39 am

ygmir wrote:
gaminwench wrote:If you hold a piece of bread in your mouth while cutting onions, your eyes won't tear up...
I know there's a joke in there somewhere..........
If you hold an onion in your mouth while cutting cheese, nobody will notice,,,
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Post by junglesmacks » Mon Sep 26, 2011 9:48 am

Sears will always take a return on any tool. If you need something crazy and/or stupid that you will only need to use one time and it's a crazy expensive tool, just buy it/use it/return it. Call me a cheap bastard, but we do what we gotta do to survive.
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Post by oneeyeddick » Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:14 am

and BTW you can get all Craftsmans tools at KMart now also.

They are now the same company FYI.
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Post by skibear » Mon Sep 26, 2011 11:35 am

Bay Bridge Sue wrote:
Originally, Craftsman tools were produced by major companies building the best of the best under contract to put the famous brand on it. Their motto was, If it ever breaks, we'll replace it", knowing that the specs were so high that it was extremely unlikely it would ever break. (I have a snap on ratchet head that's carrying the Craftsman Brand that was my daddy's...)

Then someone realized.. if you charge the same amount, but instead use the absolute shit cheapest tools possible, when the tool breaks, it only costs 2.3 cents to replace that $21.99 tool... and you just got people into your store again to buy something else at an equally ridiculous mark up.

Then they realized, if the tools are the absolute shit cheapest, people will stop buying your shit tools, so we better have ALMOST the cheapest shit tools, so they won''t break ALL the time, but they're not built like, say, MAC or MATCO or Snap-on... so they may cost 15 cents, rather than 2.3 cents, but they're saving brand loyalty (a little) and making more, because they may only have to replace that tool once, rather than 15 times (which ends up costing them less)...
Years ago someone looked at Sears car batteries.
They proved that the $49 battery was the exact same battery as the $59 battery.
Sears had a longer warranty on the $59 one and just planned on replacing more of them.
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