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Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By mark_m5
I guess I'll start off. Since the wife vetoed...

I guess I'll start off. Since the wife vetoed adding a bomb shelter in the back yard, I'm thinking we'll just hope that the house is defensible long enough to hold off one or two waves of wackos...
Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By mark_m5
I need to investigate more about the "bad place"...

I need to investigate more about the "bad place" for the Spaghetti Monster religion :)

Just in case.

Covering my bases.
Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 03:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 361
Posted By mark_m5
I keep trying to get my wife on board with the...

I keep trying to get my wife on board with the whole "sell them for medical experiments" concept.
Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 114
Posted By mark_m5
Shopping on RV Trader for 4x4 RVs is fun. Just...

Shopping on RV Trader for 4x4 RVs is fun. Just sayin.
Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 114
Posted By mark_m5
Preppers: What's your wishlist for Armageddon?

Recently been chatting with our 24-year-old, and you know how they are. All doom and gloom, world is going to end, better get armed, blah, blah. Yada, Yada. So we're debating about staying in your...
Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By mark_m5
Well, at least his religion didn't involve...

Well, at least his religion didn't involve choking a chicken...

:angel:
Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 01:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,494
Posted By mark_m5
You mention resolution. What kind of accuracy are...

You mention resolution. What kind of accuracy are we talking about? Let's say you wanted to make E39 headlight adjuster pieces from aluminum. Would they need machining to match the stock part to...
Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 11:58 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 3,232
Posted By mark_m5
It would be silly for anyone to base their...

It would be silly for anyone to base their opinion on someone else's opinion.

I base my opinion on what's in the video, and what Stewart said in public before the race. I think Stewart murdered...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-19-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By mark_m5
Religious Persecution in Canada!

You know the world is going to hell when...

http://www.vancouversun.com/life/Vancouver+Pastafarian+boiling+over+ICBC+photo+flap+with+video/10116066/story.html
Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-19-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By mark_m5
How about Honda? Nissan? I'm also in the market...

How about Honda? Nissan? I'm also in the market for a $5k-$6k car for our youngest kid.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-19-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By mark_m5
:thumbup: BMW is a "driver's car". If...

:thumbup:

BMW is a "driver's car". If someone wants an automated car, they have the exact opposite mentality from someone who wants to maximize driver involvement.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-19-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,776
Posted By mark_m5
After our last experience with Audi, I don't...

After our last experience with Audi, I don't think I'd buy one again.

Word to the wise: Ask about maintenance. How much does the timing belt replacement cost? On ours, it was $2500. They designed...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-19-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 394
Posted By mark_m5
Our plasma is not the best/clearest picture in...

Our plasma is not the best/clearest picture in the house. I think the LCD is sharper.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-13-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 3,232
Posted By mark_m5
I think you hit the nail on the head.

I think you hit the nail on the head.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-13-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 3,232
Posted By mark_m5
Bam. ...

Bam.

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/07/30/shuttle-death-verdict.html

Took 2 seconds on Google.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-13-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 3,232
Posted By mark_m5
Jail for his action - whether intended or not...

Jail for his action - whether intended or not (definition of manslaughter vs. murder) - leading to the death of another person.

I've seen numerous non-racing-world examples where death in an...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-12-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 3,232
Posted By mark_m5
I'm totally not a fan of NASCAR or Sprint racing,...

I'm totally not a fan of NASCAR or Sprint racing, but reading about this Tony Stewart guy and his rage issues (going into the pit row and throwing his helmet against another driver's windshield?!?!?!...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By mark_m5
Looks like there's a lot on that list that I...

Looks like there's a lot on that list that I would not have included in the cost. The tools are not a one-time use, so not legitimately an expense for this job. They could be resold to someone else...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-12-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By mark_m5
I've had airbag light come on twice: Once was the...

I've had airbag light come on twice: Once was the seat belt retractor (part fail), the other time was the seat belt latch (dirty contact). Don't know the codes since I don't have the airbag tool. ...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-12-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By mark_m5
I think the dog in this case was the hero.

I think the dog in this case was the hero.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-12-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 394
Posted By mark_m5
Check out Costco for some interesting deals.

Check out Costco for some interesting deals.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-12-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 3,232
Posted By mark_m5
Do you think this incident might lead to revised...

Do you think this incident might lead to revised rules to mandate more forward visibility? Or would it take finding the league partially responsible in a lawsuit to make that happen?
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 08-12-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By mark_m5
Try asking on M5BOARD - there are a bunch of...

Try asking on M5BOARD - there are a bunch of modded car guys there. I got the quote for the work, and it exceeded what I spent on the car to start with. So, not cost effective.

If I could get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 672
Posted By mark_m5
Classy. Stays true to the original design.

Classy. Stays true to the original design.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-12-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,109
Posted By mark_m5
All the world loves a clown. He was a great...

All the world loves a clown. He was a great actor. So sorry to hear he's gone. Maybe he couldn't take being Mrs. Doubtfire again...
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