The Bar 2014 Edition

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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby maryanimal » Sun Jun 15, 2014 9:08 pm

*peeking in, looking around* It's been a while since I've been in here! Just wanted to say hello and can hardly wait to see you all again!
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby trilobyte » Mon Jun 16, 2014 6:50 am

Hi maryanimal, nice to see you around.

I'm sorry to have missed both my campmate's housewarming and pre-compression, but I felt lousy most of the weekend. Even after taking meds I was in weak shape, plus I didn't want to be that sick guy who showed up anyway and got a bunch of other people sick.

I find it hard to believe when people call themselves 'chill' as well, or any other adjective, for that matter. It feels like a sales pitch, or some kind of bogus hype. No need to sell me, if the person is what they say, it should be pretty self-evident.
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby Joeln » Mon Jun 16, 2014 6:54 am

Lonesomebri wrote:
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Nice! Where can I pick up a couple cases of that?

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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby ygmir » Mon Jun 16, 2014 8:21 am

*wanders in, makes CCC*

ah.....spent the weekend at the Hof, getting all the things opened and ready.
Now have a small camper size propane fridge there!
In looking around, I see I need do a "general cleanup" of just crap that's laying around. Hoping to get that done in the next couple of weeks.

and of course, some ass hat turned on the faucet from my spring water holding tank, and left it to drain said tank. Luckily, it's still running a little, so, will fill again. Dang people.

Can't wait for the Hof party, in two weeks....I found Google maps gives a very good map if you query: Meadow lake road and Bowman Lake road, Nevada County, CA, 95959. good detail and description. that gets ya withing 100' of my driveway, where hopefully the signs will not be stolen.......as in the past.
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby Simon of the Playa » Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:45 am

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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Jun 16, 2014 8:38 pm

Oh, the slow-motion thrill ride of stopping every block or so to let the battery light to go from red to yellow. I tell you, you don't know what fun is!
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby Joeln » Tue Jun 17, 2014 6:45 am

Coffee isn't enough for how little sleep I'm running on...
Maybe booze will help! :twisted:
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby ^Rhino! » Tue Jun 17, 2014 7:15 am

Joeln wrote:Coffee isn't enough for how little sleep I'm running on...
Maybe booze will help! :twisted:



Try a finer grind of coffee. I did. It worked. I've been running on 4-5 hours of sleep/night for the last two months. The grind of the job has accelerated, but I'm still loving what I do. Everything I'm addressing right now is landslide or rockfall related, so it's right up my alley.

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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby sadie » Tue Jun 17, 2014 7:17 am

theCryptofishist wrote:Oh, the slow-motion thrill ride of stopping every block or so to let the battery light to go from red to yellow. I tell you, you don't know what fun is!


Ugh... I imagine it is sort of like the fun of going only 2' with the weed-eater before having to rewind the line. Slow, frustrating progress...not wanting to throw a fit where everyone can see...finally saying EFF this ESS and hurling said weed-eater across the yard.
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby Joeln » Tue Jun 17, 2014 7:18 am

sadie wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:Oh, the slow-motion thrill ride of stopping every block or so to let the battery light to go from red to yellow. I tell you, you don't know what fun is!


Ugh... I imagine it is sort of like the fun of going only 2' with the weed-eater before having to rewind the line. Slow, frustrating progress...not wanting to throw a fit where everyone can see...finally saying EFF this ESS and hurling said weed-eater across the yard.


Or like mowing 24 inch weeds with my crappy lawn mower...3 inches at a time.
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby AntiM » Tue Jun 17, 2014 7:28 am

:coffee: :coffee: :coffee:

Brrr, I may have to put the heater back on. Am I a bad person for giggling about snow tonight in Heber as the Family Gathering is set to take place? You'd think they'd learn to gather in the west desert instead of the mountains.
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby ygmir » Tue Jun 17, 2014 10:01 am

*wanders in, makes CCC*

well, nice, start to the morning, and hi everyone!

News reports are that CA fish farms are going to transport millions of trout to high elevation lakes (like Bowman), to try to save them from the coming "too warm" water in the hatcheries........

so, if you're coming to the Hof, maybe think about fishing?
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby Dr. Pyro » Tue Jun 17, 2014 10:10 am

ygmir wrote:so, if you're coming to the Hof, maybe think about skinny dipping?


There, fixed it for you.
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby ygmir » Tue Jun 17, 2014 12:41 pm

ygmir wrote:
so, if you're coming to the Hof, maybe think about fishing?
Dr. Pyro wrote:
ygmir wrote:so, if you're coming to the Hof, maybe think about skinny dipping?


There, fixed it for you.


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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby lucky420 » Tue Jun 17, 2014 12:44 pm

[quote="ygmir"]*wanders in, makes CCC*

well, nice, start to the morning, and hi everyone!

News reports are that CA fish farms are going to transport millions of trout to high elevation lakes (like Bowman), to try to save them from the coming "too warm" water in the hatcheries........

so, if you're coming to the Hof, maybe think about fishing?[/quot

Sweet, I will Sadie know. she was just talking about getting a Ca fishing license for that weekend
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby VultureChow » Tue Jun 17, 2014 3:08 pm

ygmir wrote:
Caligula, could do both.........think about it Doc!



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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby FIGJAM » Tue Jun 17, 2014 3:32 pm

Ygmir's Hof is sooo big.........................(chorus) HOW BIG IS IT?.......................premature ejaculation takes an hour and a half!!!!!!!!!! 8)
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby VultureChow » Tue Jun 17, 2014 3:34 pm

Now I'm going to be reading all of the Hof posts with that euphemism in mind...
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby Lonesomebri » Tue Jun 17, 2014 7:57 pm

Hey, I just stopped in to say thanks for all the kind thoughts. Your responses have made feelings rise in me, I love you all, and for that, I hate you. I only enjoy being vulnerable in a satirical way. My quest here has been just as rewarding as my default world dating endeavors. The similarity is uncanny. "I would totally ... but I can't", "I would totally ... but I won't" All I know is that sometime before the year turns, I'm either going to be holding someone's hand or setting stuff on fire.

Don't put it past me to try and do both.

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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby ygmir » Tue Jun 17, 2014 9:04 pm

VultureChow wrote:Now I'm going to be reading all of the Hof posts with that euphemism in mind...


really
VC, you gotta come out and experience it first hand........
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby aserendipity » Tue Jun 17, 2014 9:20 pm

the message from LB is akin to my internal muttering

but I am attempting to mitigate that by being closer to the good folks at the hof

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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby burner von braun » Wed Jun 18, 2014 7:18 am

*elbows ECM* :coffee:

Hey gang

I'm going to have to stay on the sidelines this year. Ultimately, I think, for me TTITD may become an every-other-year adventure. Coming from this far, it really strains resources otherwise. The good news is that 2015 is already looking very likely! I am very much looking forward to meeting back up then!

Meanwhile, I'll hang out here and then join Moon and others in Camp Envy, think of you all, and wave from a distance.
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby ygmir » Wed Jun 18, 2014 7:22 am

*wanders in, starts ECM*
Hi ASD.

Hi BVB......dang, sorry you'll miss, but, I'll hope to seeya next year! good on ya for knowing limits.

nice cool weather for summer here. It's probably helping delay the worst of fire season. But, as dry as it is,it's just a matter of time, before it's going full tilt, I'm sure.

I had to "convince" my neighbors to let me scrape a fire break behind their homes........I was doing mine with my backhoe loader bucket, and offered, thinking they'd say "sure,thanks". Instead I got a "well think about it and let you know........WTF? they are worried about killing waist high grass?

Humans..............


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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby aserendipity » Wed Jun 18, 2014 7:27 am

after working at hq and fire crew , I get it

and am even closing my eyes in an attempt to be brave when we do it for fun
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby unjonharley » Wed Jun 18, 2014 7:35 am

Backhoe? tractor? Bring it on! It keeps raining and weeds & grass growing.. Plow the whole thing under and go to TTITD..
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby MyDearFriend » Wed Jun 18, 2014 8:20 am

Good morning all!!! Namaste and fuck yer day, let's have some

:coffee: :coffee: :coffee:

So much going on, sorry I have been out, been setting up a big house party for the summer solstice, we're doing Act 5 of Shakespeare's play about the same, snark & nonsense, outdoor revelry... 8) 8) 8) Sound familiar to anyone??? :lol: :lol: :lol:

Trilo, I hope you are feeling better; Ygmir, I hope your heedless neighbors don't burn your mountain down; Lonsomebri I hope your ticket manifests and BVB you will be missed.

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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby ^Rhino! » Wed Jun 18, 2014 9:32 am

FIGJAM wrote:Ygmir's Hof is sooo big.........................(chorus) HOW BIG IS IT?.......................premature ejaculation takes an hour and a half!!!!!!!!!! 8)


Johnny Carson you aren't......but damn, it was funny.
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby FIGJAM » Wed Jun 18, 2014 10:35 am

Rhino's bore is so big ..........................(chorus) HOW BIG IS IT?......................when Metallica saw it they wrote the song “Some Kind of Monster”. 8)
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby Elorrum » Wed Jun 18, 2014 11:34 am

magnificent coffee! fine grind indeed. I have to remember which stores still have a reliable grind gauge on their in D.I.Y. bean mauler. Too fine, and no water gets through my machine(s) Rarely do the grinders have a finest ability left, but there are one or two out there. I've never experimented with a turkish coffee maker. That setting sometimes just produces adequate fine, sometimes, actual powder.

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BVB, you'll be missed, but next year will pass as quickly as this one did. I often think we do our best work as friends here in the forum, and seeing each other in person is a fleeting thing, a bonus.
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Jun 18, 2014 8:26 pm

MyDearFriend wrote: we're doing Act 5 of Shakespeare's play about the same, snark & nonsense, outdoor revelry...

Ah, the Melancholy Dane...
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