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Road Guy

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  1. So maybe I am not seeing the point, but what is driving the need for "self driving" cars? Other than the ability to maybe put some delivery drivers out of work?
  2. If I still have this commute in 4 years its defin going to be on my list!
  3. so I never would have thought to have looked at the people driving tesla's before this thread, but twice I have been next to this guy in a tesla, yesterday he was eating either a bowl of cereal while his car drove for him, and today he was holding an ipad and it looked like he was watching a movie.. lol..
  4. post em if you got em...
  5. Number of outlets = (221) / (woobie)^1/2
  6. Since you asked.. For baby making!!!!
  7. That's when you need a dicfur.
  8. are you doing traffic or roadway stuff? Im at 20 years but I do remember my years 5-10 were not very fun to be honest. I ended up taking a mgmt. level gig at a county just to bust up the monotony. Had I not moved across the country it would have been great for my career (the county job), but what's done is done!
  9. so this was a dick move on my part. I cant even find the movie, I just saw a trailer for some new marine / Iraq movie coming out and took a screen shot of the trailer.. So here is something a little easier to track down:
  10. did you get an inspection when you bought your house? (not that those are really worth much) If you are not having breakers constantly trip its probably ok. I don't think they leave much room in the panel these days, I've got like two open spots in mine. for what its worth when I was getting basement quotes for my current house, the cheapest price for installing a sub panel was $2K. I think that's just the crazy Denver market, I only paid $500 bucks for adding a sub panel at my Atlanta house (but that was me basically doing the wiring as mentioned above)
  11. voomie I had that same feeling - I am guessing you're around 7-10 years in? PE, Masters degree, etc... If you are in transportation (like me) I felt exactly the same way around that time. Our business is based so much on contacts that it seems like its forever when you can move out of the cube land into something more, I would just offer you to try and extend your business network as much as you can, prof associations, etc. (unless you work in government) get involved on the marketing side some, help on proposals and pursuits. As much I don't really enjoy being a part time sales person, its the only thing that really breaks the monotony...
  12. I don't mess with 220. I had a large sub panel put in when I did my basement and adding breakers and running the new lines to the breakers in the box was pretty straightforward. Maybe you can get someone to install the new panel and hook up the 220 but then you could run all the breakers and wires and such yourself? it just takes some patience...
  13. Anyone ever tried one of these? Our weird amish neighbors got a new dog and now every time I go in my backyard I have to listen to the thing bark at me. I was told these work really well by some friends back east?
  14. my wife's grandmother raised African Greys and Blue & Gold Macaw's. Totally loud as F! and equally annoying. They had them in an old barn and you could hear the Mcaws from a long long way away, but don't worry they only live like 90 years or something... I was figuring that with 5 boys in our neighbors house its only a matter of time before the gate gets left open and hopefully that will be the end of the problem!
  15. I doubt you would do any real jail time, probably not even more than a $200 fine at most.
  16. so If I get a dog whistle and just blow the hell out of it should that cause some change in the dogs behavior?
  17. It's really annoying. Cement told me they issue most people 2 dogs at the state line here, but its worse than that I think. We have a border collie, and lucky for us, unless one of our kids falls down a well she doesn't bark. We have been having lots of neighborhood spats because if the dog barks for 10 minutes or more and you "record it on your phone" the doggie police will fine the shit out of them (or if you call the doggie police they will come and "listen". I am trying to stay away from that route. I have talked to them and the mom was nice and said if she heard her barking she would bring the dog in, I don't think they are amish but there are defin Mormon or something (5 kids, all boys, home schooled, not fun I imagine) I think the mom puts the dog out because its annoying them while she is teaching her kids. I have never seen the father in my 4 years here. Im just ready to get out of the burbs!
  18. So I bought the tray last weekend (Mini green house thing). I don't know why I don't do this every year. Usually I end up spending around $100+ bucks on garden plants but this year I got the tray plus seeds for $20 bucks.. I bought them from JAX Ranch Supply Store (my new favorite place to shop everything from guns, to kayaks, cross country skis and "garden shit") The wife always wants to plant annuals but doesn't want to pay for them since they die.. I think I am going to do the same thing and get another tray and some seeds this weekend so we can add some color to the back yard
  19. it will hurt less than my crossbow
  20. sams club is like a wal mart but only 90% ghetto / white trash instead of the full 100% Costco is for people that know what the 'salad fork' is... oh yeah I meant to add the ------->
  21. If I bust my room and Innotech sells a few more eights I don't see a dime!
  22. We actually buy very little "staples" dry food items items there. I haven't seen much in those aisles that is worth buying.. But we do buy lots of meat/chicken/etc ...there frozen stuff is pretty good also.
  23. I call BS on the Costco pop tarts "combo". Don't know one want the odd flavor they mix in. Cinnamon peanut butter. Usually they have two good flavors and then something you would donate to the food bank at the end of the year
  24. I graduated in 97- took the EIT then. It was the first time they offered a discipline specific PM section. I didn't take the PE till 2004? but I don't recall anyone my age saying the PE cam was essay format. I think that does back in the 80's...
  25. We are frugal people at the RG house (mostly) & I don't even know what we pay for the Costco membership but I would pay it even if it doubled, last weekend I bought a pair of terrific pants, a stand up paddle board, and 4 lobster tails, and then I ordered a strawberry sundae from the deli and picked it up on the way out the was a F'n awesome day! The only thing I don't like about Costco is the annoying phucks that want to see your receipt when you are leaving...