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re: Children of the 90s Unite: We stood in line for this hot technology in '97 - wheelr
[quote][img]https://cnet2.cbsistatic.com/img/TFsQLp3xTwuEGRFr-6x0KdMQWZg=/1170x0/2016/12/20/97fcb997-f1c5-47b3-be79-c2958e5bbcae/1997hightechsonymavica.jpg[/img][/quote] My friend's dad had this camera and we used it all the time. I have a box full of 3.5" discs around here somewhere. Storage ...
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re: Seal snatches little girl - wheelr
Lucky she didn't lose a hand....
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re: What kind of snake is this? - wheelr
[quote]Recently saw one along the drainage behind my house.[/quote] I found one too about 3 weeks ago. [img]http://i.imgur.com/LO4iz5v.jpg?1[/img] And this guy last week crossing a busy street. I relocated him to a better area. [img]http://i.imgur.com/W5cJP0G.jpg?1[/img]...
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re: The Big Foot truck toy was one of the GOAT toys of the 1980's - wheelr
I didn't have time for silly toys as a kid. I had work to do. [img]http://www.tgldirect.com/product_files/631101090000/vintage-metal-mighty-tonka-crane-196027s-197027s-3-700.jpg[/img]...
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re: What's the fastest you've ever run a mile? 5K? 10K? - wheelr
This is what my watch recorded via GPS. Was at my best around age 32 to 33. [img]http://i.imgur.com/9tJh3NK.png[/img]...
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re: Anyone heard anything out of Jennings? 12.6" rain?? - wheelr
[quote]8 inches was the latest on Subday.[/quote] I drove through the Evangeline Parish/Mamou area a bunch on Monday and many homes and roads were flooded. Had to be terrible to flood in August, get things fixed up, then flood again. Then the rain today......
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re: Why can't they make trail mix without those god damned raisins?! - wheelr
[img]https://media2.giphy.com/media/3otPoFDZlWm0L2eIqQ/200_s.gif[/img] I add more M&Ms when going hiking. Not a big fan of raisins but they need to be in there too so it isn't overly dry....
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re: Shooting in Downtown Lafayette - wheelr
[quote]If any of you want to attend the festival next year, i suggest you GTFO before dark. Because after dark, the atmosphere completely changes. [/quote] Just try to avoid the club area on Jefferson. It becomes a shite hole at night, festival or no festival. Same area the 'stampede' happened las...
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re: Ueli Steck killed on Everest - wheelr
[quote]Why is this even a thing. Doesnt look fun at all[/quote] You may not consider it to be fun but plenty of people do. People enjoy the solitude, thrills, and challenges....
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re: Anyone ever mess with 120-film cameras? Medium format old style cameras - wheelr
[quote]Though as far as prints and color negatives, are there any ways to get those developed? Should anyone that can develop 35mm develop 120mm?[/quote] Your local 1-hour film places can most likely do 35 but not 120. Check out places online. A place like Richard Photo Lab will develop and do...
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re: Camera In Checked Baggage? - wheelr
[quote]I always carry my camera with me. The only thing I put in checked bag is possibly the tripod.[/quote] Same here. I have a full size dslr and 4 prime lenses I fit in a bag roughly 12" x 8" x 8". I carry it on as a personal item in addition to the bag I stick in the overhead bin....
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re: San Antonio-any suggestions? - wheelr
I like the Six Flags there. Great fun if you are in to that type of thing. Also, Lula's Mexican Cafe for lunch. Near the river walk....
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re: Post a pic of your favorite hikes/scrambles, and post what you want to try in the future - wheelr
My two favorite scrambles have been in Yosemite. Half Dome with the cables down. My first big time hiking trip (the blue jeans give it away lol). [img]http://i.imgur.com/UmCeImL.jpg[/img] [img]http://i.imgur.com/jOUu0YX.jpg[/img] Then another backpacking trip in Tuolumne. We hit up the h...
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re: Mountains or Beach? - wheelr
[quote]Lake Tahoe [/quote] My choice. On the Nevada side to avoid the CA laws and taxes....
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re: Career change in mid-thirties - wheelr
[quote]The money is great... relying on employees that have no work ethic. Just about burnt out.[/quote] Give up a little money and pay for a competent manager and/or employees?...
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re: Can you get your pet to look into a mirror? - wheelr
I don't even like looking in the mirror. :wah:...
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re: No details released, but a contract worker fell and died at Sasol in Lake Charles today. - wheelr
[quote]It was very disappointing. There was a moment of silence then senior management read the press release, followed by site fall protection requirements. Nothing else was said. You could tell that they were forced to read a script, and directed not to comment any further. It was very imp...
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re: Employment question (urinalysis) - wheelr
[quote]Yeah I can quit smoking weed, I just want to interview and see if they are companies I'd like to work for. [/quote] Then quit now. You can be clean in as little as a week....
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re: Should Trump weigh in on Atlanta Freeway apocalypse? - wheelr
[quote]I mean Nashville and China can rip up an Interstate bridge and rebuild it over a SINGLE weekend[/quote] What about the many months or possibly years of planning?...
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re: Prof Tweets 'Trying Not To Vomit’ After Passenger Gave Up Seat For Soldier - wheelr
[quote]Expressing thanks and offering an easily doable kindness may not epitomize sincerity but it hardly merits derision as some sort of misplaced "worship". [/quote] No shite. I wonder if they guy that offered his seat immediately jumped on social media looking for attention....
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