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|1 week 2 days ago||Yeah these people often make||
Yeah these people often make me wonder if I'd ever be strong enough to do the same thing in that situation. We have a family a friend who is now caring for her granddaughter becuase her daughter and son-in-law were murdered in their sleep one night because the son-in-law happened to witness a roberry.
|3 weeks 5 hours ago||Move Kramer. The recruits||
Move Kramer. The recruits are coming through.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Too Good!!! Hey OSU... are||
Hey OSU... are you wetting yourself?
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Wish I could find out where||
Wish I could find out where these guys are staying while in Bradenton. I own a condo about a mile away from the IMG academy, and a bunch of people rent in our development and walk/ride to IMG. I'm sure IMG is offering up some really nice executive suite for Harbuagh, but it would be cool to at least attempt to offer up my place to a Michigan coach.
ESPN2 will be on tonight for sure.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||I'm there with you. I own a||
I'm there with you. I own a State t-shirt. However, I've only worn it once...during a Michigan bye week when State played OSU. That's the only time I'll support State enough to put on the shirt. The sad thing is it fits really well and looks great because it's only been worn once.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Has anyone ever checked to||
Has anyone ever checked to see if Hand's major is listed as Civil Engineering? I tried but couldn't find anything. I'd bet his major ends up being general studies before he leaves Alabama.
|10 weeks 4 hours ago||I don't get it.||
I don't get it.
|15 weeks 7 hours ago||Jigsaw puzzles. I'm working||
Jigsaw puzzles. I'm working on an 18000 piece one right now. Probably going to take me the rest of my life.
|17 weeks 6 hours ago||With that thread title I||
With that thread title I immediately thought of this Seinfeld episode:
|18 weeks 2 days ago||Not sure if serious. If||
Not sure if serious.
If serious......lol. You want me to put a grocery strap on a scooter for ya? Does that now mean that a scooter is meant for hauling groceries? I'm sure you use that extra ground clearance in the SUV to make it to the grocery store every week. Also, when you type "FWD" does that stand for "Four Wheel Drive"? In industry that stands for "Front Wheel Drive".
If not serious......ok.
|18 weeks 2 days ago||I hate all SUVs. Mostly||
I hate all SUVs. Mostly because I associate them with pretentious people who don't even know what a dirt road looks like. I'm fairly certain 99.9999999% of SUVs are never used for what they are meant.
Let's add 2-wheel drive pick-up trucks while we're at it.
Also, I hate the Dodge Viper. I had experience one summer in an engine shop that works on the blocks for the Viper. They are a junk design.
You said you wanted irrational.
|18 weeks 6 days ago||Yeah what was I thinking.||
Yeah what was I thinking. The guy is also wearing a shirt.
|18 weeks 6 days ago||Would not be surprised if||
Would not be surprised if that was actually Harbaugh, and someone just photoshopped this Thomas guy's face on the body.
|19 weeks 1 day ago||Yeah my daily driver is a||
Yeah my daily driver is a manual. '99 Escort with 282,000 miles. The shift linkage is so loose now I have to tell my wife to move her leg when I shift to 5th gear. I refuse to put any money into this car becuase I know as soon as I do it'll die. Also, I can't use the E-brake for steep uphill starts because it doesn't work anymore. I thought about adjusting it so it would start working again, but then I realized if I did I'd probably have to change the rear brakes (which are original). Also, no ABS, traction control, or cruise control. I don't want to spoil myself.
I grew up racing motocross so the transition to a stick shift car was fairly easy. Just different coordination.
|19 weeks 2 days ago||Fair enough. I think you are||
Fair enough. I think you are ignoring a lot of other good vehicles out there, and honestly that's still not a lot of data points to base an opinion. If you really want decent generalized opinions of car manufacturers you better talk to independant mechanics who are young (in their 30's and 40's).
Yeah I do highly recommend a manual transmission if you can learn to drive it in a way that it will last. I drive one, and it's bullet-proof. Manuals have much fewer moving parts that go bad, and if you learn how to sync the engine with the driveshaft as you release the clutch, you'll never have to replace it. I bought my current car with 85,000 miles and had to replace the clutch at 100,000 because the old lady who drove it before me kept the clutch pushed in at every stop. The actual clutch surface was fine, but the throw-out bearing was shot. So after I put a new clutch kit in it that I bought for $85 on Ebay, I haven't had to touch it. I'm at 282,000 miles right now.
Find someone with a stick-shift pickup truck. Those clutches are really easy to replace when they go bad, so if you destroy it, it'll be easier to help him fix it.
|19 weeks 2 days ago||Lost all credibility in my||
Lost all credibility in my book. Don't steer someone with a tight budget to something that's known to be a huge loss then admit you have a conflict of interest.
|19 weeks 2 days ago||Wow misinformation all over||
Wow misinformation all over the place in this thread. I can't believe how many people give their ONE experience with a specific make/model and assume everyone else will experience the same. Please don't buy a car based on someone's anecdote.
I'd really like to know why you want a Honda so bad?
My advice is the opposite of the guy who said he preferred dealerships. I think you get a better deal from a private seller and if you're any good at reading people you'll know if the person is trying to screw you over right away.
Reliability ratings or reputations are complete BS. This all comes from companies like consumer reports who create a reliability rating on a car that is brand new. That's impossible. The only way to judge reliability is with age, and by the time a model gets old you have no idea how reliable the new versions will be. It's crap. A car is only as reliable as the driver makes it. So you can either buy a new car and treat it with care forever and it'll last 300,000 miles or you can try to find someone who has already done that to a car and depreciated it down to something you can afford.
One other thing, don't buy a car with a manual transmission if you don't know how to shift them properly. Practice on someone's beater or a rental car first. You'll just end up ruining the very car you're trying to take care of.
|19 weeks 6 days ago||Most of my family works, has||
Most of my family works, has worked, or retired from Ford. EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THEM REFERS TO IT AS "FORDS"!!! Drives me crazy, but what's even worse is when they talk about someone working for Chryslers!!!
|20 weeks 1 day ago||To the OP.....what kind of||
To the OP.....what kind of room are you putting this in? Lots of ambient light? Any attic access above? Viewing distance from desired location? Will you be using the tv's speakers? Soundbar? AVR with separate speakers?
Will you also be using this display to watch blu-ray movies?
For the money, projectors can't be beat. If you have a place to mount it, I would highly recommend it. You can get some 1080p projectors that shoot a TON of light for under $700. The only problem is you have no speakers, but with the money saved I would recommend a 5.1 AVR and some separates.
|20 weeks 1 day ago||I'm not convinced Cameron is||
I'm not convinced Cameron is anything more than a defensive sub late in games to guard against long headers. In last year's world cup games he showed no killer instinct to win the 50/50 balls, and his ball skills on the ground are not up to par with the other inner defensemen. Not a fan.
|20 weeks 2 days ago||Does it have to be a rollover||
Does it have to be a rollover machine for a new driver?
|20 weeks 2 days ago||Looking for a 2013 Ford||
Looking for a 2013 Ford Fusion for the wife. My car ('99 Escort) is getting so old and beat up that I won't drive it through another winter. So I get her car for this up-coming winter and she gets a new/used car. It was either a new Ford Focus or a slightly used Fusion around the same price. She wants the bigger/nicer Fusion, and I don't want to hear complaints about clutch shudder in the Focus
|21 weeks 4 hours ago||Does anyone know if Hand||
Does anyone know if Hand still plans on majoring in civil engineering? I wouldn't be surprised at all if his major turned into general studies or kinesiology.
|21 weeks 1 day ago||Yeha I graduated from||
Yeah I graduated from Brighton in '99. My class produced Dave Pearson (lineman). I remember being in a class with him senoir year, then seeing him a couple years later walking around UM campus. He was a rather tall guy, but somewhat thin in high school. Then he spends a couple years at Michigan and I swear he put on 100 lbs. Enormous.
|21 weeks 1 day ago||I graduated a year after Drew||
I graduated a year after Drew Henson. Yeah we were good.
|21 weeks 2 days ago||Not sure, but I like him. I||
Not sure, but I like him. I think Brian should fire Ace and hire this other Brian full time.
|21 weeks 6 days ago||When walking past a Hooters||
When walking past a Hooters in Washington DC, a coworker asks "What's the point of Hooters to go?"
|22 weeks 1 day ago||I believe the make was||
I believe the make was actually Mercury, not Ford.
+1 to you anyway for reminding me of that catchy jingle.
I may come back and neg you later if the song gets stuck in my head too long.
|23 weeks 9 hours ago||Pumps don't make pressure.||
Pumps don't make pressure. They only provide flow.
Also, Urban Meyer has no soul.
|23 weeks 2 days ago||It's pretty cool to see how||
It's pretty cool to see how much recruiting and scouting there actually is with soccer. I'm impressed. I'm also most impressed with Robbie Mertz more than any of the other films. He looks to play fast and skilled. I wasn't really blown away by anyone else.