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Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such Today, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By sir shovelhands
Another reason why the cams are a good idea. ...

Another reason why the cams are a good idea. Keeps everybody honest.
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 08:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,006
Posted By sir shovelhands
I work for Cameron as a field service engineer,...

I work for Cameron as a field service engineer, mostly on Transocean deepwater drillships. I work on BOPs, riser, diverter, and their hydraulic and electronic control systems.

I made the switch...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such Yesterday, 05:15 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,674
Posted By sir shovelhands
You must watch waaaaaay too much p0rn and read...

You must watch waaaaaay too much p0rn and read only victoria secret catalogs if Meghan Markle doesn't meet your standards of attractiveness.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-19-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,430
Posted By sir shovelhands
I left the office two years ago to work in the...

I left the office two years ago to work in the field and my only regret is not leaving that soul crusher earlier! Good luck!
Forum: Recipes 05-19-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 955
Posted By sir shovelhands
That's called a chicken Waldorf salad, in case...

That's called a chicken Waldorf salad, in case you want to hunt for recipes. I like my chicken salad spicy, salty, and savory, so I don't put fruits (outside of tomatoes) in it. With a regular...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 05-18-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,546
Posted By sir shovelhands
And labelled as a problem child for the rest of...

And labelled as a problem child for the rest of their K-12 education. Many educators now think boys being kids = problem children who need to be sedated with ADHD medicine. Glad my parents didn't...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-18-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By sir shovelhands
Cheaper than any FFL transfer fee I've gotten...

Cheaper than any FFL transfer fee I've gotten with a CHL.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 05-18-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,546
Posted By sir shovelhands
Can’t just blame it all on parenting. There are...

Can’t just blame it all on parenting. There are some people that cant be fixed.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 05-18-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,546
Posted By sir shovelhands
I agree that schools shouldn’t ban law abiding...

I agree that schools shouldn’t ban law abiding citizens from carrying, but given the low percentages of people with CHLs and students aren’t old enough to carry, they'll remain soft targets unless...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-18-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 372
Posted By sir shovelhands
Yeah, but I meant regular joe blow canít. Itís...

Yeah, but I meant regular joe blow canít. Itís why having an FFL ship is usually a bargain compared to fedex.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-18-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 372
Posted By sir shovelhands
This. USPS wont ship pistols, and the private...

This. USPS wont ship pistols, and the private postal companies will bend you over.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 05-16-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,369
Posted By sir shovelhands
One of those shouldn't require any new laws,...

One of those shouldn't require any new laws, there's already one on the books for it.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 05-16-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By sir shovelhands
Burn it all down Dan, burn it all down ...

Burn it all down Dan, burn it all down

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Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 05-16-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 609
Posted By sir shovelhands
Guess who just retired with an $8,700 per month...

Guess who just retired with an $8,700 per month pension? Ole Scot Peterson. No wonder states are going bankrupt if a sheriff's deputy gets a retirement of over 100K/yr.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-15-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,000
Posted By sir shovelhands
I'd ask if I'm being detained. If affirmative,...

I'd ask if I'm being detained. If affirmative, then I'll definitely show my ID, if not, then I'll politely pass and walk away. Emphasis on being polite, as I don't want my face to get a concrete...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 05-15-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 532
Posted By sir shovelhands
It's called legislating morality. It's why we...

It's called legislating morality. It's why we had prohibition, and why prostitution is illegal.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 05-14-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 957
Posted By sir shovelhands
He should be using the offer of helping ZTE to...

He should be using the offer of helping ZTE to squeeze them on IP theft.
Forum: Recipes 05-14-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 894
Posted By sir shovelhands
Looks tasty. I usually do coquilles st jacques...

Looks tasty. I usually do coquilles st jacques when I have scallops, but will definitely give this a try next time.
Forum: Recipes 05-14-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,283
Posted By sir shovelhands
I'd try it if offered, but wouldn't try to make...

I'd try it if offered, but wouldn't try to make it myself.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 05-13-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By sir shovelhands
You're telling me I can pee out a baby? Jesus, I...

You're telling me I can pee out a baby? Jesus, I need to get snipped quick.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 05-11-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,332
Posted By sir shovelhands
Except that time he went to boarding school in...

Except that time he went to boarding school in Switzerland...



That's not hacking, that was a worm specifically targeting Siemens PLCs which the US knew they were using. That worm was...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-11-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,458
Posted By sir shovelhands
Now it all makes sense. I had some guy call me...

Now it all makes sense. I had some guy call me several times asking why I called him. I figured someone spoofed my number, but didn't realize that cold call BS sales companies were doing it now. ...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-10-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,374
Posted By sir shovelhands
https://www.cdnnsports.com/remington-870-express-t...

https://www.cdnnsports.com/remington-870-express-tac14.html#.WvUIEIgvyUk
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 05-10-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,332
Posted By sir shovelhands
Unfortunately it'll take years from now to tell...

Unfortunately it'll take years from now to tell whether any agreement made is worth the paper it's written on. I hope it does as it would end the last vestige of the cold war, but have little faith...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 05-10-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,332
Posted By sir shovelhands
Schumer is technically correct about hostages as...

Schumer is technically correct about hostages as bargaining chips, but they were released BEFORE the negotiations as a sign of good faith with no strings attached, so his whole point is moot...needs...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-05-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 873
Posted By sir shovelhands
The boil, turn off, and cook method is basically...

The boil, turn off, and cook method is basically poaching them. That way they cook all the way through while still maintaining the nice firm texture. Not that mushy crap.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-04-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By sir shovelhands
I could have used an example of any two objects...

I could have used an example of any two objects of similar size, different weights, and different speeds as an example, because the equations for motion are the same regardless. It's just easier for...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-04-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By sir shovelhands
Two arrows with the same dimensions, fired from...

Two arrows with the same dimensions, fired from the same angle and from the same height will hit the ground at the same time, regardless of differences in weight, since you don't build up enough...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-03-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By sir shovelhands
Slugs, lbm, and lbf is a great example of why...

Slugs, lbm, and lbf is a great example of why imperial units are terrible.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-03-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By sir shovelhands
FYI, slugs are not a unit of momentum, they're a...

FYI, slugs are not a unit of momentum, they're a unit of mass. Momentum units are slug*ft/s or kg*m/s.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 05-03-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,332
Posted By sir shovelhands
Iíd say yes thatís true, but only becauss the...

Iíd say yes thatís true, but only becauss the first few dictators in a communist country are always the most brutal because they have to literally break their people, so that they can re-shape them...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 05-03-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,332
Posted By sir shovelhands
Optimism is good, but NKs history of dealings...

Optimism is good, but NKs history of dealings makes me very skeptical. For sure, Trump should receive his due credit for the latest prisoner release, and I’d consider this whole ordeal a win if...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-03-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,041
Posted By sir shovelhands
I run a leupold fixed 2.5x scout scope on my...

I run a leupold fixed 2.5x scout scope on my suppressed levergun.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 05-02-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,332
Posted By sir shovelhands
Oh, it can. ...

Oh, it can.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Korean_famine



Kim controls the means of production, the government, the military, doesn't allow internet access to the outside (see...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-02-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,025
Posted By sir shovelhands
Sonic? You really know how to talk out of your...

Sonic? You really know how to talk out of your backside sometimes. This was the engineering department of one of the largest oilfield service providers in the world. And the whole idea of people...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-02-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,148
Posted By sir shovelhands
Yep: I have my pay split into two accounts, 30%...

Yep: I have my pay split into two accounts, 30% straight into savings which I rarely touch unless it's for a huge purchase, and 70% into checking which is for everything else. And if I get over a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-01-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,025
Posted By sir shovelhands
I believe the word you're looking for is dignity,...

I believe the word you're looking for is dignity, not integrity. Your employee didn't wasn't dishonest with you about anything, but what he did wouldn't be "dignified".

Now regarding acting...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 05-01-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,332
Posted By sir shovelhands
You really think Kim is going to just open up his...

You really think Kim is going to just open up his people to the world so they'll realize he's just a tin pot dictator they should overthrow? He ain't stupid, and he'll make sure they keep believing...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 05-01-2018, 03:20 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,332
Posted By sir shovelhands
Kim was educated in Switzerland, pretty sure he's...

Kim was educated in Switzerland, pretty sure he's aware of what the outside world is like.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-01-2018, 03:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By sir shovelhands
Momentum, not kinetic energy, is what's important...

Momentum, not kinetic energy, is what's important when punching through an animal. Same reason people use heavy, slower bullets on dangerous game.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 04-30-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By sir shovelhands
Maaaan that's some weight; are you slaying...

Maaaan that's some weight; are you slaying dragons with that ballista?
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-30-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,132
Posted By sir shovelhands
Oh hell, mine expires next month, thanks for the...

Oh hell, mine expires next month, thanks for the reminder to renew!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-30-2018, 02:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By sir shovelhands
I've shot IDPA practices up at thunder gun range,...

I've shot IDPA practices up at thunder gun range, didn't know they did 3-gun. I need to get back into it.

I can tell you that reloading shotguns is where people shave off crazy amounts of time....
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 04-29-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By sir shovelhands
I'd say momentum and wind resistance. When you...

I'd say momentum and wind resistance. When you double your arrow weight, you're not halving the speed (at most, you're quartering it), so your momentum increases while wind resistance stays the...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-27-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,056
Posted By sir shovelhands
Theyíve wiped their *** with every other nuke...

Theyíve wiped their *** with every other nuke treaty theyíve signed.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-24-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,960
Posted By sir shovelhands
Lamb is similar to beef in that you don't get...

Lamb is similar to beef in that you don't get trichinosis from it, so you don't have to cook it all the way through.

Here's the deal: a hunk of beef or lamb only builds up bacteria on the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-24-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,960
Posted By sir shovelhands
Freshly ground, or from a package at the store? ...

Freshly ground, or from a package at the store? I'd never eat raw pre-ground.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-23-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,736
Posted By sir shovelhands
I assume young females that are eating tons of...

I assume young females that are eating tons of berries taste best? Never tried it myself but want to.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-23-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,462
Posted By sir shovelhands
When you have a big fat head like i do, regular...

When you have a big fat head like i do, regular ball caps look oddly small on my head. Fitted flat bills look much better (I put a minor crease in them).
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-22-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 806
Posted By sir shovelhands
When I travel I want to eat a bunch of good food,...

When I travel I want to eat a bunch of good food, see museums, walk around and explore, so NY is one of my favorite US cities to visit.

If you like museums, go see the 9/11 museum for sure. If...
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