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19 minutes ago, Sophie was taken said:

Awesome, so in addition to dead battery I woke up to discover a brick flung through my back window.

 

kinda wanna die right now.

Uuuh call the police?

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So it turns out cow's milk naturally has a little salt in it, and if you can't taste it the milk tastes really weird.

 

Chocolate tastes just fine though, so I'm all good. ^_^

 

38 minutes ago, Sophie was taken said:

Awesome, so in addition to dead battery I woke up to discover a brick flung through my back window.

 

kinda wanna die right now.

 

What Aryanun said.  ::o:  Yikes!

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::o:  I can order Bonesingers again?!  Wait, it's just for one week?  sonic boom as Erifnogard teleports elsewhere on the web

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Ok, I'm back.  Had to go throw money into a bottomless pit real quick.  My Eldar will thank me though.

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54 minutes ago, Sophie was taken said:

Awesome, so in addition to dead battery I woke up to discover a brick flung through my back window.

 

kinda wanna die right now.

 

Did you alert the Police?

 

Was there a "party" somewhere near your house?

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10 minutes ago, Erifnogard said:

::o:  I can order Bonesingers again?!  Wait, it's just for one week?  sonic boom as Erifnogard teleports elsewhere on the web

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Ok, I'm back.  Had to go throw money into a bottomless pit real quick.  My Eldar will thank me though.

 

That’s ... good, right?  

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9 minutes ago, Glitterwolf said:
1 hour ago, Sophie was taken said:

Awesome, so in addition to dead battery I woke up to discover a brick flung through my back window.

 

kinda wanna die right now.

 

Did you alert the Police?

 

Was there a "party" somewhere near your house?

 

Was there a threatening note tied to the brick? Was it addressed to you or simply to 'current resident'?

 

Is there a way to return said brick to sender?

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Speaking of unexpected actors in romantic musical numbers, here is a young Jeremy Brett, possibly the  definitive classic Sherlock Holmes, belting out his heart’s swooniness:

 

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7 minutes ago, Pingo said:

 

That’s ... good, right?  

Yes. Reprint of a very limited run figure from years ago that I happened to need more of. The bottomless pit part refers to the amount of money I’ve poured into this particular part of my miniatures hobby over the years. 

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2 hours ago, Aryanun said:

Uuuh call the police?

 

1 hour ago, Glitterwolf said:

 

Did you alert the Police?

 

Was there a "party" somewhere near your house?

 

Done, cop showed up, investigated from the safety of his car, gave a case number for insurance, then toddled off to parts unknown.

 

It appears somebody went around the neighborhood throwing bricks at cars. Some were even worse off.

 

At least there was nothing of value inside. I’ll have to cover the insurance deductible now though, so my decision to forgo a swag bag purchase is looking a bit better. Or at least, wiser.

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4 hours ago, Gadgetman! said:

Not everything called tea is actually a tea. 

 

Rooibos for example is how they get rid of weeds in Africa... They ship it to unsuspecting buyers in other parts of the world...

 

Quick tip from the garage; if your original clutch-cable had an automatic adjuster on it, it's NOT a good idea to replace it with a cheap third-party cable without an adjuster...

Also, I really, really hope I haven't fried my clutch because I have a transversely mounted engine in my car, and that translates to 'never ever room to get to anything down deep'...    

(New cable, and a couple of other bits, mostly sensors have been ordered)

 

Now... I'm getting myself a good cup of tea(Indian Chai this time), before I head out and try to crash a very, very expensive DJI Mavic Pro...    

(I've crashed every copter, quad or 'drone' I've ever gotten my hands on... Lets hope this one has enough onboard smarts to survive)

 

 

EDIT: Also, Western movies are supposed to be bad!  

Nothing better to watch than a classic Spaghetti Western with the Clint as the lead actor...

Spaghetti Westerns are to The Classic American Western as the American Classics Comic Book Edition of something like Shane is to the original Zane Grey.

Spaghetti Westerns are very entertaining and they have their place, but that place is generally as a parody or fairy tale and keeping the memory alive of an artform that pretty much reached a plateau rarely to be exceeded in the 1950s.  The notable exceptions being the Kevin Costner films and Robert Redford's Jeremiah Johnson.

All that said, I really do enjoy a well done Italian Western.  I just don't expect the same things of it that I would from an American Production of a similar story.

 

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18 minutes ago, Mad Jack said:

 

 You should answer them.

 

No help.

I know from long experience.  ::(:

Besides, there's nobody there to respond.

Just the constant ringing.

Which will only go away when themedication is stoped, if you are lucky.

I've had tinitis for decades from working around high performance jet aircraft.

Even with the best technology available for hearing protection enough of the bad stuff still leaks through to cause problems.

GEM

9 minutes ago, Marvin said:

Or flip the switch to vibrate, at least

Vibrate is even worse when it's inside your head.

shaken or stirred is bad for the brain in any case.

GEM

 

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3 hours ago, Aryanun said:

Uuuh call the police?

Come on over for a foot rub

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20 minutes ago, Green Eyed Monster said:

No help.

I know from long experience.  ::(:

Besides, there's nobody there to respond.

Just the constant ringing.

Which will only go away when themedication is stoped, if you are lucky.

I've had tinitis for decades from working around high performance jet aircraft.

Even with the best technology available for hearing protection enough of the bad stuff still leaks through to cause problems.

GEM

Vibrate is even worse when it's inside your head.

shaken or stirred is bad for the brain in any case.

GEM

 

 

I’ll be okay.

 

This happened last month for the first surgery installment.

 

This time I knew what to expect, at least.

 

This is probably the peak day.  I am taking reduced doses for the next three days, and by four or five days from now I should be back to normal, no more than the usual occasional ear ringing and tasty saltiness again.

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