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|1 week 3 days ago||Grado||
I've had a set of Grado SR-375s for, God, must be 10 years now. I adore them.
Earlier comments about comfort are spot-on, but can be mitigated by buying non-Grado ear pads.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||My fault||
I work for one of the leading companies for providing that conferencing/video conferencing software. If you work in an office in the US there's about a 20% chance my company made the phone on your desk.
I await patiently your pitchforks and torches.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||India||
Half my team is in India. The bad news is it's the 'new' half so I spend a lot of time on conference calls doing things like code reads. The good news is they work afternoon shifts, so we meet in my mornings during normal business hours.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Don't attend||
I've found the best way to deal with people who schedule off-hours calls at the last minute is to simply ignore them. Product managers, it turns out, are much like dogs: they can be trained with patience.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Got mine from an aging project manager||
"Always tell the client the truth. It'll help you remember what you said."
This was genuinely profound for me. Helped me realize that while trying to 'control the message' I was making everything 10x more complicated than it needed to be.
Then I realized I had been doing the same thing in all phases of life since I was a kid. Everything got simpler after this.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Compy!!||
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Notre Dame||
Mostly because I already love to hate Notre Dame.
Would be happy to see Texas/UCLA.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||I'm in||
Couldn't remember the score of the '97 Penn State game, so I just donated a c-note.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Duh!||
That's not a dark secret. That's just good common sense!
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Me too.||
A friend of mine and I have been boycotting Nike since the '92 Dream Team (olympic basketball).
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Yep||
Yes I do. Thanks for the correction.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Newsnight||
I love Newsnight. It's like almost anything Aaron Sorkin does, only better because it's on HBO.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Thanks||
Nice job putting this together, WD. Thanks for the effort.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||Jealous||
My first car was an '81 VW Rabbit Diesel. 49HP!
You are officially eleventy bajillion times superior to me. You probably already knew that.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||Well done||
Broke into an audible laugh. About 10 people here at work are looking at me funny right now.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||Very sad||
I'm very sad I can't join you guys (see username). Have a great time.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Agree||
Completely agree on Meyer. Right now I'd list him as the #1 coach in college football and I don't think it's even close, damn his soulless black heart.
I think Harbaugh is an excellent coach, and could turn out to be legendary, but he's got his work cut out for him in this division with Meyer and Dantonio.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||plus 1||
+1 - Insightful
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Complicated...||
Complicated Registration Intending to Screw People.
(that might have just been our name for it)
|8 weeks 6 days ago||I'm with you, Bursley||
I never blame the underdog teams that beat us. I usually root for them. I blame our team for not beating them.
First post-season tournament ever is cool. I'm excited for them. It's not the kids' fault their school isn't in an athletic conference.
(have to admit, though, that I love Shrute's gif)
|9 weeks 2 days ago||had to look up...||
Had to look up 'contraria contariis curantur'. Fantastic. +1 for you, sir.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||custom fitted||
"Wayyyy OB..." Have you been watching me golf?
Completely agree with the many in this thread who have recommended you get custom fitted. It can make a dramatic difference.
I'm 5-10 with average arms, so it's not a big deal for me, but if you're pretty tall it can make a huge difference.
Regarding the Calloway Hot Shots. I carry a few Calloway X-Hot mid irons in my bag because they're crazy long. Not sure about the new Hot Shots, but if they're anything like mine you'll love the distance but hate the inconsistency.
Hard to hit a green with a 7 iron that I've hit anywhere from 145 to 185. (My Adams 7 was consistently 145-155 before I broke it over my knee and threw it in the lake on #11 at Riverdale Knolls.)
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Adams||
FWIW, a personal anecdote:
I bought a set of Adams Idea a7os game improvement irons (and hybrids) a few years ago. Can't begin to describe what a difference they made.
I wouldn't hesiate to buy Adams again, especially as a high-handicap player (anything > 20ish)
First round with them I hit a seven iron so far out on the toe I felt the club turn in my hands. Ball went straight and on target, just about 15 yards shorter than expected. They're magic.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||3 cars||
1. Software Engineer
2. '14 Mercedes E350, '03 Jaguar Vanden Plas, '04 Subaru Outback wagon.
3. None at all.
I really like cars.
|12 weeks 2 days ago||Dan||
First name: Dan
High School: Dundee HS, Dundee, MI; where absolutely no one you've ever heard of is from.
HS Sports: Track. Was cut. Golf. Was cut. Drummer in marching band.
College: Michigan (Mechanical Engineering)
Current: Denver (shocking!)
Current Sports: Golf. I'm still bad at it.
Fun fact: I'm quite possibly the single most uncoordinated human in the history of ever. But I make up it with my total lack of physical strength and flexibility.
|12 weeks 3 days ago||Rutgers||
Also New Brunwick (and yes, I had to google that).
|12 weeks 4 days ago||Hey!||
Hey! I still use "Jumpin' Jesus on a Pogo Stick!" Dead Milkmen for the win!
|12 weeks 5 days ago||Stupid consumers||
It used to bug the hell out of me that there were so many people in this country dumb enough to make those people rich.
But now I'm older and wiser. Now it bugs the hell out of me that they're not making ME rich.
|12 weeks 5 days ago||Me too||
Me too! Marching band was BRUTAL!
(HS, not Michigan. I'm not that cool.)
|13 weeks 2 days ago||Beautiful all week||
It's been gorgeous all week here (50s and sunny) but it's supposed to snow like hell this weekend. Stay warm and safe, y'all and happy Posbang!