landing spot. will be interesting to see how he does.
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|1 week 2 days ago||I used to own a WRX, which was a lot of fun.||
I used to own a WRX, which was a lot of fun. Except the 22ish mpg on premium gas, with a 60 mile round trip commute to a job I hated. Eventually, around 140k miles, it was time for something new because I was looking at probably 3k in repairs to pass Pennsylvania's annual safety inspection. So I bought a Honda CR-Z because it was the cheapest low mileage used car that gets good mileage and has a manual to trick myself into thinking it's fun. And found a dealer giving me way more than the car was worth on trade in.
Then of course I got a new job in Oregon, to which I can easily bike to work, and wish I had my fun car again. But the moral of the story is, sometimes you have to make a sacrifice when it comes to your car, especially if you have a finite budget.
|1 week 2 days ago||Subaru||
I've now owned two Subarus, a 2005 WRX and a 2016 Forester, both great vehicles. I'm looking at various cars to start a project car with, and strongly considering an aged STi.
The only brand I'll never buy again is Pontiac. I owned two different Grand Ams in my younger days, both awful, unreliable garbage automobiles.
|1 week 2 days ago||As a card-carrying, sex-having person, I don't||
As a card-carrying, sex-having person, I don't think my wife would appreciate me not being intimate.
Alternate universe, where I'm single, I probably choose the money. Women are great and all, but if I have no money I can't live somewhere where the women are anyway.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Allegedly!||
|2 weeks 2 days ago||It wasn't condemned, but was closed for a year due||
It wasn't condemned, but was closed for a year due to cracking and such. It reopened last year.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||I'm really torn on the newer ones, they're just||
I'm really torn on the newer ones, they're just too much like driving a computer. The older ones still had a lot of tech (especially the R34), but you still have a manual gearbox and that wonderful, very tuner-friendly RB26 engine.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Yeah, that car certainly would not see anything||
Yeah, that car certainly would not see anything but warm, sunny days. And mostly race tracks when it does come out.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||1969 Yenko Camaro1997 Nissan R33 GT-R Nismo||
1969 Yenko Camaro
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Joe Paterno was framed.||
Joe Paterno was framed.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||I was an ice hockey referee basically all through||
I was an ice hockey referee basically all through high school, and even kept doing it through some of college. Fantastic money, as even the little kids' games were like $12/hr, it was all cash so I totally skipped out paying taxes, and the scheduler was a real good friends with my dad so I got basically as much work as I wanted. I was lucky that I could basically not work during the summer except for a few tournaments and a goalie camp run by my friends' dad.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||USF's biggest contribution is Jason Pierre-Paul.||
USF's biggest contribution is Jason Pierre-Paul. Considering he blew his hand off, I'd call UCF the clear winner in this competition.
|3 weeks 11 hours ago||Hangover is no great shakes, and the second is the||
Hangover is no great shakes, and the second is the same goddamn movie, but good lord the third installment is so terrible. Be thankful if you never watch that atrocity.
|3 weeks 12 hours ago||I thought Signs was total garbage. Just an all||
I thought Signs was total garbage. Just an all around stupid movie.
|3 weeks 12 hours ago||That's either Pacific Rim or Real Steel, both||
That's either Pacific Rim or Real Steel, both kinda sucked.
|4 weeks 11 hours ago||full contact mini hockey||
If you never had the chance to play a full contact game of hockey with those cheap tiny plastic sticks, you're missing out.
|4 weeks 17 hours ago||Was it perhaps a big sausage||
Was it perhaps a big sausage pizza?
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Arizona||
I don't think he's been a failure at Arizona, especially considering their lack of any success since 1998. In fact, he's basically been a success everywhere but Michigan.
|5 weeks 18 hours ago||I do have to say, the story would have been a||
I do have to say, the story would have been a whole lot better if Limp Bizkit decided to show up.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Ariel Atom 3S||
Now that I live in western Oregon and can enjoy the absolutely beautiful summers and mountain roads, it's gotta be the Atom 3S. Weighs nothing, tons of power, fully open cockpit... now I just need $100k of disposable cash.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||As good as Spieth is||
As good as Spieth is everywhere else in his game, his driving is really not very good.
|7 weeks 6 hours ago||One of my NERS classes in||
One of my NERS classes in grad school, can't remember the number but it was one of the rotating topic classes. The semester I took it, it was Stochastic Processes. Though I ended up getting an A (which I have no idea how that happened), each day I showed up for the class I sat there dumbfounded as to what was going on. Basically, it was really, really theoretical multivariable calculus.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||Price||
Price is currently keeping me from buying in. I just moved to Oregon, and have cut my commute from 60 miles per day to 5. Since I can easily bike to work, and already have a fuel efficient hybrid, the price will have to seriously come down. My next car is going to be a project car of some sort that will be loads of fun driving in the mountains.
|11 weeks 2 days ago||easy for me||
A few winters ago, I was really procrastinating getting new tires, but finally ordered some. They hadn't arrived yet, so my wife and I went to the Big Chill on my unsafe, balding all-seasons. It was uneventful until around Cleveland on our drive back to Pittsburgh. It has just switched from rain to snow, and falling fast. I was in the middle lane of the Ohio turnpike, with the left lane impassible, and the truck next to me slid a bit into my lane. Not wanting to get wiped out by the truck, I hopped off the gas, and my car started rotating. Despite my best efforts, we ended up doing a 180, thankfully missed any other vehicles, and slid down the embankment. Also missed any signposts and trees. No damage besides the shame and some mud all over the underside.
Lesson: Buy your new tires before snow season starts.
|12 weeks 2 days ago||I hit 145 on a highway here||
I hit 145 on a highway here in Pittsburgh one night in my old WRX, just because there was nobody else on the road and I wanted to see what it was like. I will never do that again but the car was surprisingly stable at that speed.
The fastest car I've ever driven was probably that WRX. The only comparable car would have been the Mazdaspeed 6 I test drove for a friend, because he couldn't drive a stick yet.
|14 weeks 2 days ago||Mine would probably be a||
Mine would probably be a FD-era RX-7. Beautiful cars, I love the Wankel sound, but man are those engines a) unreliable, and b) horribly inefficient. Simple, but require non-stop attention. I've looked into buying them before, but haven't been able to commit to pulling the trigger.
|15 weeks 2 days ago||If they can refuel airplanes||
If they can refuel airplanes still in flight, the hype train doesn't need to stop to get more fuel.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||It's not so much the losing||
It's not so much the losing as it is the way they're losing. All 7 losses this season are by at least 11 points. Last season, there were 8 losses by double digits (and that's not counting the OT losses to MSU or Illinois, which, how do you lose twice in one season by 10+ in OT?).
Combine the tendency to get blown out with the obvious recruiting issues, and it's tough to see a team capable of contending for conference championships anytime soon.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||It would be awesome to snag||
It would be awesome to snag him, but I doubt he goes anywhere other than LSU or Alabama.
|16 weeks 16 hours ago||I'm probably going to be||
I'm probably going to be taking a job in Oregon soon, and living in Pittsburgh, I will be embarking on a cross-country road trip as part of the move. The relocation package gives me 5 days to make the drive. I do have the option to fly and have my car shipped, but how often do you get the chance to make a 2600 mile drive and get reimbursed for it?
Having never driven like this before (I've made 600-700 mile, one-day trips before, but not in consecutive days), anyone have any tips? There are two routes, either I-80 or I-90, that are basically identical in time and distance. I'm planning to do the more northerly route, basically only because I want to visit Minneapolis on the way. Thoughts/suggestions/am I being stupid for wanting to make this drive alone?
|16 weeks 2 days ago||Zack Kuntz, who is a 2018 top||
Zack Kuntz, who is a 2018 top tight end. He's also a Penn State legacy, so it's not like keeping Shuster would have helped.