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D.A. Ridgely wrote: 25 Dec 2020, 18:16
dhex wrote: 25 Dec 2020, 12:50 I may have convinced the wife to let me make beef tenderloin for Thanksgiving in lieu of the hated bird.
A year from now? I mean you're not a month behind everyone else like you're in some bad Twilight Zone episode, right?
Yeah she just said that to get you to shut up about it, but it ainna gonna fly.
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dead_elvis wrote: 25 Dec 2020, 14:55
dhex wrote: 25 Dec 2020, 12:50 in lieu of the hated bird.
Hey, mother-in-law can be quite tender if marinated long enough.

(ba-dump-tish, I keed I keed. I know that plenty of MIL relationships don't fit the stereotype, including ours)
No need to apologize my MIL is human garbage.
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Warren wrote: 25 Dec 2020, 18:42
D.A. Ridgely wrote: 25 Dec 2020, 18:16
dhex wrote: 25 Dec 2020, 12:50 I may have convinced the wife to let me make beef tenderloin for Thanksgiving in lieu of the hated bird.
A year from now? I mean you're not a month behind everyone else like you're in some bad Twilight Zone episode, right?
Yeah she just said that to get you to shut up about it, but it ainna gonna fly.
While this is true on paper I mean this tenderloin is something else. It's amazing. And it's cheaper than fresh kill humanely hugged to death free range turkey she insists upon so win win. And the kid is on board so it's 2-1 if she attempts to appeal.

Also I do all of the cooking.
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dhex wrote: 25 Dec 2020, 20:59 Also I do all of the cooking.
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QCAD is a freeware Computer Assisted Design app. I downloaded it some time ago, but never got around to trying to use it.
My IKEAesque desk is starting to fall apart and I need some more/better storage. I had some ideas about making a new desk and started fooling around with QCAD.

One thing that's irritating me, is I can't find a decent tutorial on it. But I'm pretty good at just playing with stuff and figuring it out, and if I have specific questions, Google can usually help me out. I'm still trying to figure out how much I just don't know how to do, and how much you need to pay for the pro version to do it.

Anyway, I got the desk designed well enough that I could build it now. But that's gonna wait at least until warmer weather. And in the mean time I'll probably continue to tweak the design.
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finally got my first bit of positive cash flow on a rental property I own, after years of futzing around with it, and several months of nothing but contractor bills.
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::reports Kolohe to AOC::
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Kolohe wrote: 11 Feb 2021, 17:13 finally got my first bit of positive cash flow on a rental property I own, after years of futzing around with it, and several months of nothing but contractor bills.
Hey, cool! Congrats!
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Becoming a slumlord - the libertarian dream.

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Congratulations on becoming part of the capitalist ruling class!
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Congrats! Enjoy your long future of doing nothing at all to maintain that income, as the Twitter kids keep telling me.
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Eric the .5b wrote: 12 Feb 2021, 11:58 Congrats! Enjoy your long future of doing nothing at all to maintain that income, as the Twitter kids keep telling me.
To be fair they have a bit of a point. The only reason I have the house is that I outlived my parents. (The house I bought with my own money I’m still futzing around with) (the house I actually live in is technically only owned by my wife)
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Kolohe wrote: 12 Feb 2021, 13:06
Eric the .5b wrote: 12 Feb 2021, 11:58 Congrats! Enjoy your long future of doing nothing at all to maintain that income, as the Twitter kids keep telling me.
To be fair they have a bit of a point. The only reason I have the house is that I outlived my parents. (The house I bought with my own money I’m still futzing around with) (the house I actually live in is technically only owned by my wife)
Just remember it when you have to get something fixed. :)
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Made a smoothie this morning with no grievous injuries. A personal best.
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Hugh Akston wrote: 08 Mar 2021, 12:19 Made a smoothie this morning with no grievous injuries. A personal best.
Well done!
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I parked my new car in my space on the first try. I didn't even have to turn around and come at it from the other direction, which is more than I can say for my old car. This means I can keep the new one, which is good because I rather like it.
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Hugh Akston wrote: 28 Mar 2021, 00:31 I parked my new car in my space on the first try. I didn't even have to turn around and come at it from the other direction, which is more than I can say for my old car. This means I can keep the new one, which is good because I rather like it.
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My student loans have been repaid.
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Hugh Akston wrote: 11 Apr 2021, 18:58 My student loans have been repaid.
Congrats. I hope the bank security cameras didn't get a good picture as you ran off and you left no fingerprints at the scene.
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Aresen wrote: 11 Apr 2021, 21:46
Hugh Akston wrote: 11 Apr 2021, 18:58 My student loans have been repaid.
Congrats. I hope the bank security cameras didn't get a good picture as you ran off and you left no fingerprints at the scene.
For once the mask mandate works in my favor.
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Huzzah, Hugh. Though that's more than a "tiny" triumph, IMO.
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Hugh Akston wrote: 11 Apr 2021, 22:53
Aresen wrote: 11 Apr 2021, 21:46
Hugh Akston wrote: 11 Apr 2021, 18:58 My student loans have been repaid.
Congrats. I hope the bank security cameras didn't get a good picture as you ran off and you left no fingerprints at the scene.
For once the mask mandate works in my favor.
You could have waited for Diamond Joe to forgive the loan!
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thoreau wrote: 11 Apr 2021, 23:06
Hugh Akston wrote: 11 Apr 2021, 22:53
Aresen wrote: 11 Apr 2021, 21:46
Hugh Akston wrote: 11 Apr 2021, 18:58 My student loans have been repaid.
Congrats. I hope the bank security cameras didn't get a good picture as you ran off and you left no fingerprints at the scene.
For once the mask mandate works in my favor.
You could have waited for Diamond Joe to forgive the loan!
A few months ago I received a letter from my bank informing me that they were getting out of the student loan business, and that my final balance of $72.12 would be payable to some debt buyer. I never actually made the payment, but I got another letter a couple of weeks ago informing me that I was done. So someone somewhere along the line decided that my chump change wasn't actually worth pursuing. So basically it's the same diff except I haven't been whining about it on Twitter for ten years.
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