The Bar, Volume #4

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby lucky420 » Thu Oct 25, 2012 8:21 am

Ooh Yggy that's how I like my coffee too!


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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Thu Oct 25, 2012 8:58 am

Mmm, coffee with stuff in it....

Snow here too, breaking branches on the neighbor's maple, but ours is hanging tough. Should melt off fast, sunny already.

I'm tense, MyLarry is still on the wrong side of the Sierra Nevadas.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Thu Oct 25, 2012 9:03 am

AntiM wrote:Mmm, coffee with stuff in it....

Snow here too, breaking branches on the neighbor's maple, but ours is hanging tough. Should melt off fast, sunny already.

I'm tense, MyLarry is still on the wrong side of the Sierra Nevadas.


have him call if he gets stuck near me, AntiM. I can go get him if needed.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Thu Oct 25, 2012 9:07 am

Appreciat eit, but honestly, he's at a truckstop and is okay. He'd only be stuck waiting for a load, in which case he has to stay with the truck. I'm more worried about that flight to Cancun this weekend.... first world problem.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby pinemom » Thu Oct 25, 2012 9:10 am

Is he on Ygmirs side or ours? AntiM...
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby aserendipity » Thu Oct 25, 2012 9:15 am

Thank you !
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Thu Oct 25, 2012 9:23 am

pinemom wrote:Is he on Ygmirs side or ours? AntiM...



Yggy's. At one of the few no fee truckstops over there, but I can't recall the name just now. He's probably moving already, at least, I hope he is. Wheels on the trucks gotta turn n burn....
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby pinemom » Thu Oct 25, 2012 9:26 am

Well I hope he gets in in time...sucks to try and explain to airlines why your mate isnt there....
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:11 am

Company decided to deadhead them home (there's two trucks running together). He should make Wendover tonight. I told him to play "Truckin'" but he didn't get it.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:13 am

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby illy dilly » Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:19 am

AntiM wrote:Mmm, coffee with stuff in it....

Snow here too, breaking branches on the neighbor's maple, but ours is hanging tough. Should melt off fast, sunny already.

I'm tense, MyLarry is still on the wrong side of the Sierra Nevadas.

Us too last night.
Probably the same snow. Pretty much all our storms come from the west.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:25 am

illy dilly wrote:
AntiM wrote:Mmm, coffee with stuff in it....

Snow here too, breaking branches on the neighbor's maple, but ours is hanging tough. Should melt off fast, sunny already.

I'm tense, MyLarry is still on the wrong side of the Sierra Nevadas.

Us too last night.
Probably the same snow. Pretty much all our storms come from the west.

I wonder what M. Coriolis might have to say about that.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:26 am

theCryptofishist wrote:
illy dilly wrote:
AntiM wrote:Mmm, coffee with stuff in it....

Snow here too, breaking branches on the neighbor's maple, but ours is hanging tough. Should melt off fast, sunny already.

I'm tense, MyLarry is still on the wrong side of the Sierra Nevadas.

Us too last night.
Probably the same snow. Pretty much all our storms come from the west.

I wonder what M. Coriolis might have to say about that.

Hm... Thinking about it, we're in a bar, we could do experiements... Darts or bottles?
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:02 pm

spin the dart sounds fun.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby graidawg » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:04 pm

Darts, safety third!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:35 pm

Dart Dodgeball!

Or is that DodgeDart?
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:51 pm

you'll go far,
in a Mopar.


here, show me your slant 6.................
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Thorormr » Thu Oct 25, 2012 1:49 pm

ygmir wrote:you'll go far,
in a Mopar.


here, show me your slant 6.................


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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Oct 25, 2012 2:08 pm

I wasn't paying attention when I clicked this open...

For a moment, I thought this was your Halloween costume, Thoro.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Oct 25, 2012 6:08 pm

Just me, two bots and one of the hidden here right now.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby trilobyte » Thu Oct 25, 2012 8:01 pm

A land rover would be one hell of a costume
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby MyDearFriend » Fri Oct 26, 2012 3:29 am

trilobyte wrote:A land rover would be one hell of a costume


KInda hard to dance in, though, or even drink. Speaking of drinks:

*starts ECM*

Sorry to have been absent so much lately but I've been having a problem with double vision. Finally made time to see a neuro-ophthalmologist yesterday, and he said, guess what? "Try new eyeglasses, and get them from this really expensive place" and, "If they don't help you can try these even more expensive glasses!" :?

Aye yi yi. And no, my health insurance does not cover "eye wear."

Seems clear that this Bar is the only one I will be drinking at.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby graidawg » Fri Oct 26, 2012 4:38 am

how about you get a prescription for your glasses, then buy them online really really cheap (or post it over here i can probably get them fairly cheap)
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby MyDearFriend » Fri Oct 26, 2012 4:55 am

Oh (((Grai))) thanks. But apparently they need to be fitted to my actual eyes really carefully, or something, as the inexpertly fitted glasses may be making my eyes worse. Wait, should this go in the "Fuck!" thread? :lol:

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Fri Oct 26, 2012 4:59 am

Mmm, coffee. Bushy coffee.

Sucks about the glasses, my insurance doesn't cover vision (except exams) either.

I'm supposed to have special bifocals, my planes of vision are too different, and a regular prescription gives me double vision if I try to read through them. It takes ten days to make them even from the most expensive one hour place and they get them wrong most of the time anyway. $500 or more plus frames. I found it cheaper to go with two different pairs, one for far vision, one for reading. As it is, the Lenscrafter guy jiggered my old and new prescriptions to get something I can see through, what the doc prescribed doesn't work well at all. I don't wear my glasses at Burning Man, one reason I don't do well with faces. You're all in soft focus for me in person.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Elorrum » Fri Oct 26, 2012 5:05 am

I'm wondering about my morning caffeine... first thing at work has been a contentious time this week, and I need to be calm, but I want to be alert. Pounds mindful cup from ecm. Shit, mdf, bite the bullet, I guess...get the best first time perhaps to avoid a step that doesn't work? I don't know.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Oct 26, 2012 6:00 am

I can actually get vision insurance. And dental. I couldn't when I first got my job...
And I suppose that flexible spending accounts aren't available either...

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Fri Oct 26, 2012 6:24 am

I'm on Tricare, plus a separate dental insurance (retired Navy). Tricare rocks except for vision; I'd be dead without such good coverage. Dental is much more expensive and provides far less service. I suppose they think it is alright for my vision to be spotty as long as I'm breathing.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Fri Oct 26, 2012 7:34 am

*wanders in, makes CCCP*
thanks MDF.
wow, MDF........that's a bummer. and going with your bar thought, it might be that since drinking can often make a person see double, perhaps, the correct combination of liquor, and eye crossing sex, could straighten you out?
I'd say it's worth experimentation.
Maybe some double blind/bound, experiments?

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby aserendipity » Fri Oct 26, 2012 7:50 am

yes I too have a vision issue AMD
and dont wear glasses at BRC
and spend as much as it takes for eyewear
but it isnt enough any way
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