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Messages - Carlos del Vaca

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Wild Card / Re: Return of the Son of Today I'm Gonna...
« on: August 16, 2018, 12:54:31 pm »
AW is wise. I would also add a) you are lucky to have a boss who cares about growing your career rather than just getting the job done, and b) the flip side of the Dunning-Kruger Effect is that imposter syndrome. You are probably much better at things than you think you are; realizing that you still have a lot to learn doesn't make you bad at your job.

You are our collective large adult son, and we believe in you.

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Science & Nature / Re: Aminals
« on: August 13, 2018, 05:22:54 pm »
how does he respond to nose boops

also on a scale of 1 to eleventy bajillion, how much does he love hoss treats

these are, in my expert opinion, the most important things to consider when acquiring a hoss

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Achewood / LN's hip hop #####
« on: August 01, 2018, 08:52:06 pm »

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Wild Card / Re: Return of the Son of Today I'm Gonna...
« on: July 12, 2018, 02:38:22 pm »
Going to Miami tomorrow and I'm pretty frickin' excited. Going to be one of those trips where I have to keep myself from eating five meals a day.

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Wild Card / Re: Return of the Son of Today I'm Gonna...
« on: June 29, 2018, 02:32:58 pm »
Today I did one of my favorite tasks of the year: buying a short-term giraffeing license in advance of vacation.

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People & Places / Re: Is Facebook correct?
« on: June 29, 2018, 12:55:18 pm »
Did they have color back then? Or was everything in black & white like you see in old TV clips?

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Wild Card / Re: Do we have a "Random" thread?
« on: June 28, 2018, 06:29:49 pm »
BTW, have younse's noticed that the 'Stad kid we used to get toddler updates on is now a hossy person?

Why no I haven't. Which social media is this on?

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Wild Card / Re: Do we have a "Random" thread?
« on: June 28, 2018, 03:35:38 pm »
My youngest draws approximately 75 hosss per day, and as a result has gotten pretty good at it. Only kid in 6th grade at her school to have TWO pieces selected for the pyramid art show... and they were both of hosss.

Last Sunday we were at the barn and I managed to boop 7 of the 8 hoss noses there. Moe refused to come over when I called him, and I didn't bother going to get treetz to get his attention. (I can finally name them all from memory: Charm, Gracie, Noelle, Boston, Casey, Bailey, Huey, and Moe. The last four are a herd group and they remind me of the Pac Man ghosts.)

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Wild Card / Re: Do we have a "Random" thread?
« on: June 28, 2018, 01:23:03 pm »
imagine that is rotated 90 degrees

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Wild Card / Re: Do we have a "Random" thread?
« on: June 28, 2018, 01:10:59 pm »
Ash! Did you quit the tweeters?
I was going to tweet this at you this morning, but couldn't find you.

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Wild Card / Re: Return of the Son of Today I'm Gonna...
« on: June 27, 2018, 01:34:41 pm »
Put your case out with a few seed dollars in it, see what happens.

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Arts & Entertainment / Re: Make Me Choose Between Two Bands
« on: June 21, 2018, 07:39:00 pm »
Gotta take a mulligan on this one. Not familiar with either one to make a judgement. What is your assessment?

I was a huge fan of the first couple of BAD albums, and I'd have to vote for them on that alone. The use of sampling in a rock context (which I believe was mostly Don Letts' doing, not Mick's) was kind of revolutionary and still relatively rare. Now, the subsequent albums mostly didn't live up to that (especially "F-Punk," which, holy shit, what's up with the singing on that), but yeah those first two are all-time for me.

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Arts & Entertainment / Re: Make Me Choose Between Two Bands
« on: June 21, 2018, 02:12:12 pm »
I would have said Son Volt right after the break-up, but it's Wilco now--they've done far more to change over time and do more interesting things.

Big Audio Dynamite or Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros?

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Science & Nature / Re: Aminals
« on: May 30, 2018, 02:35:11 pm »
FUCK YEAH YOU GO GOATS

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Sports & Leisure / Re: What's for supper?
« on: May 29, 2018, 05:57:12 pm »
My cooking highlight of the weekend was grilled Indian-type bread. I was making yogurt-marinated chicken kebabs, and the cookbook recommended these "puff pastry" breads to go with them. I was like "I have time today, WTFN?" I think I liked them better than the chicken.
Pro tip: It is remarkable how much better your breads will rise when you buy fresh yeast, instead of stuff that expired six years ago.
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