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    I would agree with Ennis on most all points made....

    I would agree with Ennis on most all points made.
    Except if you don't do Windows, that pretty much means Apple and they are too expensive for me.
    A few more things I would look for:
    More than 2...
  2. OK. Aging One. I do do requests when I know...

    OK. Aging One.
    I do do requests when I know them. LOL.
    So, today's vid is my cover of Allison by Elvis Costello.
    It's slightly NSFW.
    Enjoy! ...
  3. Yes, 95% of them are mine. I try not to reuse...

    Yes, 95% of them are mine.
    I try not to reuse pictures but after 24 different songs (in 24 days) it's sometimes hard not to use one or two over again)

    I just finished today's song and video. ...
  4. Check out my "Lockdown Videos" (if you like Floyd, Dylan, Blues, Grateful Dead, etc

    Also a few Allman Brothers songs, Van Morrison, Jethro Tull and others

    I've been staying busy by recording myself playing a different song each day and putting it to my pictures and videos of my...
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    I have a Canon SX50 and love it. 50 X zoom...

    I have a Canon SX50 and love it. 50 X zoom (optical) and lots of settings if you want to get into it more than me.
    I generally just use the automatic setting.
    One more thing that I find...
  6. Tramping in New Zealand, Jan/Feb for 3 1/2 weeks.

    Haven't been on here for a while as I've been out hiking again. They call it "tramping" down in Kiwi-land and it's great. They have 10 of what they call "Great Walks" and if you hike one of...
  7. Really enjoying this thread. THanks for sharing...

    Really enjoying this thread.
    THanks for sharing your life.
    I lived and worked on farms. It's hard.
    Up early, work all day. Eat good, sleep good.
    But yeah, not a lot of social life.
    Keep it...
  8. Thread: Guns

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    Bear spray. That shit works.

    Bear spray. That shit works.
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    My family and I like Chumphon. Whenever we head...

    My family and I like Chumphon.
    Whenever we head north, we stay there one night.
    I could live there. For a while.
    I'm sure it would get boring after a bit but would be fun exploring the beaches,...
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    Glad to see Halloween getting celebrated in...

    Glad to see Halloween getting celebrated in Thailand.
    It's always been my favorite holiday.
    Kids can dress up and be whoever they choose.
    Candy for the reward.
    But must admit, when i was a...
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    I know what I would do. Ask to speak to the...

    I know what I would do. Ask to speak to the bank manager. Tell them that your wife is going to pick up the letter and if they don't want to do what you ask, you will take all of your money out and...
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    Ottawa?

    Ottawa?
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    I have a good friend (Sherpa) who lives there. ...

    I have a good friend (Sherpa) who lives there.
    I asked him and here is his reply:
    "I guess Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Patan and other World Heritage sites inside Kathandu valley charge entrance fees."...
  14. 440 kms. That's not so long. 2 years ago, I...

    440 kms. That's not so long. 2 years ago, I hiked the Via Dinarica. That one is around 1400 kms.
    I like the long trails. Takes a week or 2 just to get back in hiking shape.
  15. My writeup of my yearly hiking trip: Sweden's Kungsleden Trail

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    Haven't been on here for a while as I've been out hiking again.
    This time, up in Lapland, Sweden.
    I wrote up a bit of a story, complete with pictures of the trip.
    You can see it here: ...
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    I've flown into Lukla 3 times, and once I hiked...

    I've flown into Lukla 3 times, and once I hiked there (and above) from Jiri and then onward to Namche and Everest base camp twice, Kala Patar twice and Gokyo lakes once (got caught in a blizzard on...
  17. Took this picture this morning at Bang Wad Dam. ...

    Took this picture this morning at Bang Wad Dam. I've seen it worse only once in the past 10 years that I can remember. https://teakdoor.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=30759&stc=1
    Luckily, my well...
  18. Thread: RIP Bitcoin

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    Here we go! ^^^

    Here we go! ^^^
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    It's considered rude to be on time. Loud pipes...

    It's considered rude to be on time.
    Loud pipes save lives.
  20. Thread: Georgia Pics

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    Very nice. Thanks for sharing. I'm planning a...

    Very nice. Thanks for sharing.
    I'm planning a hiking trip there this coming July.
    I hear only good things about the country. (except I probably have to learn some Russian language)
    I...
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    Another one same night.
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    Sunset 2 days ago, seen from Phuket's Nai Harn beach.
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    If a "pullup" is something different than this...

    If a "pullup" is something different than this "chin-up^", then I don't know what it is.
    I do them like the link above (chin-ups)
    Never been to a gym but there's a bar set up at the beach here in...
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    Why? Because most business at these restuarants...

    Why? Because most business at these restuarants in Phuket (and the one I'm talking about) cater to farangs, and not Thais or Issan folk.
    And when you tell lies to farangs, they tend to remember...
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    Good one ^ Reminds me of trekking in Nepal and...

    Good one ^
    Reminds me of trekking in Nepal and up around 4,000 meters, I ordered a pizza.
    They'll make it right in front of you with smiles and proud of the way the do it. (I guess)
    First flour...
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    Agree on Issan restaurants. They're not so good...

    Agree on Issan restaurants. They're not so good at marketing, nor responsibilities.
    But today, in Phuket I was meeting a friend for breakfast although I had already eaten so just wanted a shake. ...
  27. Thread: NFL 2018

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    They've had their share of bad luck this year. ...

    They've had their share of bad luck this year.
    So, a bit of a change in that regard was due.
    Yeah, I know all games will be tough now of course.
    But they've now won 5 in a row.
    All with...
  28. Thread: NFL 2018

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    Fly Eagles Fly! Nobody wants to play them...

    Fly Eagles Fly!
    Nobody wants to play them now.
    Foles needs to stay in Phila.
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    I was in Serbia and Slovenia last summer. ...

    I was in Serbia and Slovenia last summer.
    Didn't see any women that looked anywhere close to those 2 above^

    Talk about living cheaply: I spent 10 days in Sumatra back in September.
    The...
  30. I hate insurance companies and have had very...

    I hate insurance companies and have had very little success with them.
    I don't use them anymore, as they don't pay anyway when you do have a problem.
    Has anyone ever met a poor insurance salesman?
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    There should be some partying going on tonight up...

    There should be some partying going on tonight up there.
  32. I'm guilty. I prefer Asian women any day!

    I'm guilty.
    I prefer Asian women any day!
  33. 12 minute video of my week long Sumatra adventure

    Finally finished the video.
    Took 3 days! Ugh!
    But I had taken too much good video, especially of the orangutans, not to.
    Here's the link if you care to watch it (12 minutes): ...
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    My wife's drying of chicken (I think it's chicken anyway)
  35. Just finished writing up the next leg of this...

    Just finished writing up the next leg of this Sumatra trip.
    You can see it here: https://fiddlehead.wordpress.com/2018/09/17/northern-sumatra-after-the-trek-on-to-lake-toba/
    Traveling from Bukit...
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    Yeah, I left out the northwest. It's also a...

    Yeah, I left out the northwest.
    It's also a great part of the US.
    I love the Olympic Peninsula and there's a GREAT hike out there on the coast.
    The Rialto Beach trail.
    I've hiked it 4 times...
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    I've driven across the US 9 times. More if you...

    I've driven across the US 9 times. More if you count coming back to Pennsylvania after going to the Pacific coast.
    A few years ago, I took my family (Thai) there and did it again.
    Here's what we...
  38. Thanks Katie, and everyone. Katie, I have...

    Thanks Katie, and everyone.
    Katie, I have never been to Phil and need to trek their someday.
    Probably next year.
    I will contact you for the best places to do a trek.
    I prefer long ones: 3-4...
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    That's funny. (but sad that that's what...

    That's funny. (but sad that that's what broadcasting has come to)
  40. Question for you David44: Have you eaten dog...

    Question for you David44: Have you eaten dog there?
    I was offered some meat and took a small taste and it was strange.
    When I asked what kind of meat, they said dog.
    I didn't like it and...
  41. Just back from Northern Sumatra and Bukit Lawang. Lots of Orangutans

    I went down there for a week, rented a motorbike in Medan and trekked overnight at Bukit Lawang.
    The goal was to see at least one orangutan.
    So, I took my big camera with the zoom.
    Saw 15 of...
  42. Bought a fixer upper house when i was young and...

    Bought a fixer upper house when i was young and worked on it every night for 3 1/2 years and sold it for 3 times as much.
    Took the profit and bought a better one in a better neighborhood.
    Got a...
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    I saw something the other day that baffled me. ...

    I saw something the other day that baffled me.
    Seemed like a rabbit.
    But I didn't get a good look at it. Only as it was running away for about a sec.
    Not a whole lot out there, here in Phuket...
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    Trekking in Taiwan

    I've been busy, trekking around Asia again.
    Last month it was northern Vietnam and the Sapa area. (rained a lot)
    Last week it was Taiwan and the Wuling Sixiu peaks. (great weather so much better...
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    So many great pictures in this (2) months...

    So many great pictures in this (2) months contest.
    Shows you that more people take pictures of their food than just about anything.
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    I don't always have time to be commissioner and...

    I don't always have time to be commissioner and be online. (which reminds me to post my latest backpacking trip soon, last week in Taiwan)
    I think all the commissioner does is make sure everyone...
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    I am familiar with Yahoo and a live draft. We...

    I am familiar with Yahoo and a live draft.
    We used to do it on the weekend before the 1st game. (because injuries can affect your team of course)
    So, if that's how we do it (and you don't have...
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    Yeah, I'd be interested. Yahoo? Or someone...

    Yeah, I'd be interested.
    Yahoo? Or someone else?
    I'm familiar with Yahoo's FF.
    But I imagine the others are not much different.
    Go Eagles (again)
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