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Feb 8 2013
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Bike commuters, I don't know how you do it. I rode 6 blocks from my office to get my hair cut. Construction workers stopped me at an intersection where they're replacing some sewer lines. I waited. When it was my turn my foot slipped out of the pedal clip. The guy in the Audi A4 convertible across from me, "Go you

Feb 7 2013
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A photo of the original Whole Foods Market on Lamar. Note the collection of awesome Japanese rides (and one ass engined Nazimobile).

Feb 6 2013
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From http://www.dadcentric.com/2009/04/potateo-potato.html

Feb 6 2013
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http://io9.com/5981968/the-next-big-piece-of-disneys-star-wars-masterplan-is-confirmed-plus-the-amazing-spider+man-2-starts-filming

Feb 4 2013
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So proud of myself. After spending several weekends fruitlessly trying to get the gauges in my GTV6 to come back to life, I fixed them in about 15 minutes Sunday afternoon.

Feb 1 2013
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If you're a fan of guitar rock and have never heard and studied Television's Marquee Moon (looking at you, millennial kiddies), then you're not a Jedi yet.

Jan 31 2013
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New, 0 mileage, 2011 Saab 9-5 4-banger turbos are selling, from dealers, for as low as the mid-$20s on Autotrader. Higher spec V6 Aeros in the low to mid $30s.

Jan 30 2013
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Bass players... anyone every set up a 4-string as BEAD using a set of strings for a fiver? We're working on some new material that's tuned way down, but I don't have a 5-string and my Fender sounds like turds when I drop the E to B, etc. I have a "spare" '81 Gibson Ripper that I think would sound pretty gnarly set up

Jan 30 2013
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So I was playing GT5 last night, for the first time in weeks. Too busy with Batman...

Jan 28 2013
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The more I think about it, the more I'm more and more leaning toward selling the wife's Camry in a couple of years and going ahead with getting her something that'll work for as long as we can foresee, even if we have to finance some of it. That means an Outback or even a *gasp* minivan. Then in 7-10 years replace my