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Also any word on FREE RPG DAY this year? Their site is kinda lacking other then it's updated graphically. Supposedly there were updates this month, but I see nothing. Their koobecaF page is outdated as well.

 

My store was suppose to be in on this but who know if it'll be open by the date + no updates from it other then MTG stuff (love my store, but damn give the other stuff some love!).

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1 hour ago, Green Eyed Monster said:

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GEM

 

My experience with kidney stones was only a week of torture. I'd gladly go through it again if it got rid of the economic uncertainty going around.

 

So I haven't been on youtube for a few days but I'm working with stuff on the computer (rare but does happen) and wanted some music. Youtube ups it's game from buns in the sun music videos to lingerie and swim suit (if you can call something that tiny a swim suit) reviews. :wow:::o:::D: No I did not have time to watch those right then. Maybe later. :devil:

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Well, sorry to hear about R-Con, but not surprised. Just very sad that I won't get to meet so many forum friends that I was looking forward to.

On the other hand, this will give Lady C and I the ability to be together on my birthday. Looking forward to Swag Bags anyway.

 

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 Jack is feeling wicked today...

 

(Warning:  Dark humor alert, not for the sensitive, lol.)

 

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3 minutes ago, Mad Jack said:

 

 Jack is feeling wicked today...

 

(Warning:  Dark humor alert, not for the sensitive, lol.)

 

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I only counted six.

GEM ::P:

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2 hours ago, SparrowMarie said:

I haven't bought kitchen knives in years. In part because the knives I got in my school kits were really pretty good. Well it's about time to replace a few of them and I've no idea where to start looking. I don't remember the lectures on what makes a good knife and I can't find my book that says as much.

 

 

Really, the most important thing in a good kitchen knife is that it is comfortable in your hand. As a woman with relatively small hands, most of the knives made for professional chefs are too big for me. Wusthof are just awful and Henckels are not much better. Victorinox are workable. The very best knife I have is actually a Food Network santoku. Since it is made for home use (i.e. housewives) the handle is made for smaller hands and is very comfortable for me. Though, I also know women who swear by Wusthof, so ymmv. Just something to keep in mind. 

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It's officially Day 42 of Lockdown for us.

I've tied a knot on the end of my rope and am hanging on.

The Curse of Oak Island has had the Grand Season Finale.

I'm down to re-runs of MASH, Hogan's Heroes, Green Acres, and Maverick.

My life is a spiral that's going inward in an ever decreasing radius.

When I reach singularity will there be a bowl of petunia's?

GEM

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Tentacles, so many Tentacles
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In light of no longer trusting the whole chickens in the grocery store meat case I have acquired a frozen turkey for the same price per pound. It's thawing in the fridge.

 

Project for Friday and/or Saturday will be:

 

Break down the turkey

Roast one breast, break down into cubes

Wrap and freeze the other breast

Separate legs and thighs

Stew one thigh, eat later

Maybe wrap and freeze legs? dunno yet

Roast one thigh, eat in one sitting like a heathen

Make stock from the carcass

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So that you all know. Here is the post I just made in my PbP. 

 

Knew this was too good to last. 

 

I will be shutting this down. Why I hear you ask, well because I am immature because I can only think of myself. 

 

The news that Reaper Con has been cancelled has hit me at a bad time. My mental state is at an all time low. Being forced to work doing the job at work I hate, because of the issues I have had in the past and not being able to get out of it because I am the only one who can do it..... Now my only escape from work and everyday humdrum has been cancelled. 

 

I say immature, because on the Reaper Discord someone said they were happy with Reaper's mature decision. While I understand the reasoning behind the decision and a lesser degree agree with it, it upsets me to no end. I have left the Reaper Discord and Facebook page, I also have left several other Facebook groups because of the sharing of the notice. So I must leave the forums as well. I will miss my friends here, but the fact that I am upset and now I feel like my feelings as stupid as they maybe I am now even more upset that someone or even a group of someone's feel my feelings are immature. 

 

 

So I leave you all at least for a while. 

Till later. 

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44 minutes ago, Keianna said:

Really, the most important thing in a good kitchen knife is that it is comfortable in your hand. As a woman with relatively small hands, most of the knives made for professional chefs are too big for me. Wusthof are just awful and Henckels are not much better. Victorinox are workable. The very best knife I have is actually a Food Network santoku. Since it is made for home use (i.e. housewives) the handle is made for smaller hands and is very comfortable for me. Though, I also know women who swear by Wusthof, so ymmv. Just something to keep in mind. 

Over the last decade, I purchased several high end kitchen knives and all were very good investments. Wusthof, Henckels and Victorinox have knives for just about any budget. But generally speaking, you get what you pay for, and expensive knives work better than cheaper ones.
 

The only thing I can recommend is to avoid knife block kits (oodles of knives). You only really need two or three knives. A chef's knife (the big one), a paring knife (the smallest one) and a petty knife (medium size). After that, you're getting into specialty knives (boning, cleaver, fillet, etc.). Santokus are nice hybrids and pretty universal in their roles, but I find them too short.

 

My own knives are Japanese style (thinner blade, harder steel), but a quality European style chef's knife would be just as welcome in my kitchen.

 

Just like paintbrushes, different sizes, different material, different shapes, all get you different results but are all ultimately usable.

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4 hours ago, TheAuldGrump said:

Well, this happened at work today -

Sheldon: There's a crow outside drive through that is making weird noises. Traci said to tell you.

Me: *Going to drive through window* That's Crazy Crow! ::D:

Sheldon: Crazy Crow? :huh:

Crazy Crow: Quack! (Not quacking like a duck - saying Quack! like a person saying Quack!)

Sheldon: <_<

Me: ::D:

 

I haven't heard Crazy Crow say Quack in years, but his timing couldn't have been better. ::):

 

The Auld Grump

Crazy Crow is the least weird member of your family. ::P:

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1 hour ago, Colonel Kane said:

So that you all know. Here is the post I just made in my PbP. 

 

Knew this was too good to last. 

 

I will be shutting this down. Why I hear you ask, well because I am immature because I can only think of myself. 

 

The news that Reaper Con has been cancelled has hit me at a bad time. My mental state is at an all time low. Being forced to work doing the job at work I hate, because of the issues I have had in the past and not being able to get out of it because I am the only one who can do it..... Now my only escape from work and everyday humdrum has been cancelled. 

 

I say immature, because on the Reaper Discord someone said they were happy with Reaper's mature decision. While I understand the reasoning behind the decision and a lesser degree agree with it, it upsets me to no end. I have left the Reaper Discord and Facebook page, I also have left several other Facebook groups because of the sharing of the notice. So I must leave the forums as well. I will miss my friends here, but the fact that I am upset and now I feel like my feelings as stupid as they maybe I am now even more upset that someone or even a group of someone's feel my feelings are immature. 

 

 

So I leave you all at least for a while. 

Till later. 

Barring the destruction of The Internet As We Know It we'll [hopefully] be waiting with open arms and big silly grins for you to come back.

Sojourn if you must, but come on back whenever you feel ready.

In the interim, sling paint whenever the mood hits.

GEM

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On 4/28/2020 at 1:06 AM, TheAuldGrump said:

This looks promising - the secret to painting yellows? Start with pink primer.

 

The Auld Grump


Maybe we just all found a good use for those bottle of BRCA pink we have.  <_<

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1 hour ago, Cranky Dog said:

Santokus are nice hybrids and pretty universal in their roles, but I find them too short.

I looooove my Santoku for when I'm wanting to slice things niiice and thin, like say, for hubby's burgers - he likes his tomatoes thin.  I won't be buying any truly fancy knives (aka pricier) until I can get some sort of knife sharpening jig with whetstones and whatnot.

 

Then again, right now I'm rather happy with just having the two knives I have (we'll ignore the terrible serrated set my parents bought for me years ago as a moving out present, doubly so because I specifically asked for them to NOT be such), although I could use a nice paring knife, come to think of it...

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