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Forum: Off-Topic 09-24-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 808
Posted By wyb
so we've booked a rental car and a hotel for 2...

so we've booked a rental car and a hotel for 2 nights in Seaside - we'll head there via Tillamook + the coastal road after our conference is over. Wednesday night is conference close + a big party so...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-24-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By wyb
there won't be $500M take them up on the deal and...

there won't be $500M take them up on the deal and it won't affect non-US citizens the same way... :eeps:
Forum: Off-Topic 09-22-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By wyb
my guess (and it is a guess) - is that this has...

my guess (and it is a guess) - is that this has been an ongoing problem since 2014 and they recently found out it was going on - or - it was 2014 and log / data analysis showed it now - or - they...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-22-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By wyb
and yet they announced it today.

and yet they announced it today.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-22-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By wyb
Yahoo data breach loses 500 Million User Details

yep- half a BILLION user details lost in the Yahoo data breach (http://www.compsecglobal.com/yahoo-breach-loses-500-million-username-password/)...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 09-22-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By wyb
That bottom line is chrome on all variants except...

That bottom line is chrome on all variants except the the Continental GT Speed Black Edition and the GT3R (where it is green) - so I think this is a UK public outing of the Continental GT Speed...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 09-22-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By wyb
it's all black - look at the door handle... maybe...

it's all black - look at the door handle... maybe some 'Black edition'... :dunno:
Forum: General Automotive Forum 09-22-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By wyb
Photo Credit: James Beresford.

Photo Credit: James Beresford.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 09-22-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By wyb
New Bentley Continental variant under wraps

I think this might be a new variant of the Continental GT3R under camo - spotted today on Chancery Lane, London:

http://i.imgur.com/a7WZqJB.jpg

The lack of sloping B shaped side-scoop on the...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-22-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,301
Posted By wyb
I'm about ready to execute 2/3rd of the menagerie...

I'm about ready to execute 2/3rd of the menagerie - between the leather couch being clawed and the dog peeing I'm ready for a no-pet life for a while.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-21-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,301
Posted By wyb
need to include the damage done by her...

need to include the damage done by her menagerie....
Forum: Off-Topic 09-20-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By wyb
some things just shouldn't become part of the 'internet of things'...

As mentioned in this article - "the internet of vibrating things'... just why would the mfg of a 'smart adult toy' have it reports back in real-time?!??
...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-20-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 593
Posted By wyb
yep - we have a business membership of both...

yep - we have a business membership of both costco + sams.... I'm thinking of using their pick-n-pull service to avoid impulse buys in those places, I go in for paper products + spend $200-300 on...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-20-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 593
Posted By wyb
indeed! and even though we're no longer sort of...

indeed! and even though we're no longer sort of camping out of a cooler in our own home, I still feel I can't go replace half the stuff we lost, because we'll have to unpack + pack the...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-20-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 593
Posted By wyb
the dent is small - they offered $150 credit if...

the dent is small - they offered $150 credit if we took it - I said I'd prefer a pristine fridge to begin with. Waiting on a call for re-delivery... the guy said it should be this week, but they...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-20-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 593
Posted By wyb
the replacement is a samsung - they use the same...

the replacement is a samsung - they use the same compressor as the LG we're told by the delivery contractor, who brought the dinged up samsung in. I'm very impressed that it was down to temp in less...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-20-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 593
Posted By wyb
yep - door-dent when it arrived - I refused...

yep - door-dent when it arrived - I refused delivery and they leave it anway as a loaner until they can get a replacement to us. [sigh]
Forum: General Automotive Forum 09-19-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By wyb
wear your seatbelts

These two science teachers were killed in a rollover crash on Friday night - they lived in the same town as us - Saturday morning their 2 year old woke up as an orphan because his/her parents were...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-18-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 513
Posted By wyb
I totally agree on Scorpion - it's horrible - but...

I totally agree on Scorpion - it's horrible - but I can't wait for the new MacGyver - it's gonna be epic in the laugh department I predict.. :D
Forum: Off-Topic 09-18-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,301
Posted By wyb
<$2600 depreciation in year 1??

<$2600 depreciation in year 1??
Forum: Off-Topic 09-15-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By wyb
Not a fatal, but I have a friend back in England...

Not a fatal, but I have a friend back in England who was flying high, had an M3 convertible, Ducati, learning to fly - crashed the D-machine on a country road going too fast (hit some mud on the...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-15-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By wyb
most definitely not 100% of motorcycle fatals are...

most definitely not 100% of motorcycle fatals are caused by cars - I've seen bike wipe-outs where the rider was 100% at fault and I've seen them hit ice and diesel and just take corners way too fast....
Forum: Off-Topic 09-14-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By wyb
I'm not sure how I feel about videos of people...

I'm not sure how I feel about videos of people dying... unless there is an educational component... I struggle to see how this qualifies as that... :(
Forum: Off-Topic 09-14-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By wyb
it's stamped on ONE wall - if you don't have...

it's stamped on ONE wall - if you don't have 'handed' tires, then it could be inner or outer. If you have 'handed' tires, it should be the outer wall.



So - if you see the short version, look...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-14-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,182
Posted By wyb
I like the amazon basics cords - I buy those...

I like the amazon basics cords - I buy those exclusively now.
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