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"40's & 50's" Midlife crisis/GTFO my lawn thread.

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Matic, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. Apr 15, 2018 at 8:16 AM
    wilcam47

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    :oldglory:Good for him!Very long career!Congrats where ever he is!
     
  2. Apr 15, 2018 at 9:02 AM
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    Blkvoodoo a Hooka smoking caterpillar has given me the call

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    THIS is why i went to laser jet , it doesn't do color, i/we don't really need color, and the cartridge does not dry out.
    After multiple printers drying out and coming useless it made the most sense.

    With my wife and daughter printing randomness at will, we've gone thru the original (starter) cartridge and regular capacity cartridge, now on high capacity in the fourth year and so far so good.

    Brother HL-L2360D , i'm sure there are greater and better, it works when needed, no streaks, no lines or missing text.

    one thing i found after tearing apart the last inkjet printer to possibly save it, there is a HUGE wad of TAMPAX type absorbent in a container on the park side of the print carriage. guess where a considerable amount of your ink ends up ? in the 2 years we had the Epson Workforce we went thru 3 sets of ink cartridges, the absorbent was almost half colored. i wasn't to impressed by that wasted ink and $$ only to have the damn thing dry up and stop printing in such a short time.
     
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  3. Apr 15, 2018 at 11:42 AM
    wdb

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    This is one of the reasons I have Cat 5e running all over the place in the house. I had walls opened up a few years back and just went nuts.
    Wow, that really changes the value proposition.
    True that. But with that kind of capacity, replacing a printhead might make economic sense. I priced them for this latest printer problem, about $95 in my case. And pretty easy to replace too.
     
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  4. Apr 15, 2018 at 12:04 PM
    G.T.

    G.T. Official TW Burrito Inspector

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    Pony up for a laser jet and quite paying the ransom prices for ink cartridges.
     
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  5. Apr 17, 2018 at 7:02 AM
    sandjunkie

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    TVs for the man cave showed up yesterday. Wife was a bit salty. :boink:

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  6. Apr 17, 2018 at 7:10 AM
    RearViewMirror

    RearViewMirror Saw things so much clearer once you... were in my

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    Lol... My wife has given up on being salty since there are almost always multiple Amazon boxes sitting at the door each day. That said... she was pretty salty a couple of years ago when I spent a little over three grand on a drone right at Christmas time. I think it was the sentence "Ummm... don't spend too much this month" that might have triggered her saltiness. "It's FUCKING Christmas time you dick. We have presents to buy" I think were her exact words. Probably didn't help when I said "Mine just came in today :)"
     
  7. Apr 17, 2018 at 7:14 AM
    medic2230

    medic2230 @Koditten Pirate Radio member #002

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    You find a deal on that 82”?
     
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  8. Apr 17, 2018 at 7:14 AM
    RearViewMirror

    RearViewMirror Saw things so much clearer once you... were in my

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    I see another wife that's about to be salty lol.
     
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  9. Apr 17, 2018 at 7:16 AM
    medic2230

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    Was thinking about a 80” and a New 4K Xbox. :anonymous:

    Xbox is like my camera. They’re both black and say the same thing on them. She hasn’t noticed the camera is about 40% bigger than the last one yet. Lol
     
  10. Apr 17, 2018 at 7:18 AM
    medic2230

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    I sold my new patches last night. She said how much will you make selling all them? Told her and she’s already coming up with some way to spend it. Fucker.

    Told her nope. This is getting reinvested for more patches. But I’ll grab little man some new clothes with part of it.
     
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  11. Apr 17, 2018 at 7:23 AM
    RearViewMirror

    RearViewMirror Saw things so much clearer once you... were in my

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    Lol that's awesome.

    The new Xbox 1 is a damn nice machine. I know the PS4 Pro in 4k looks amazing and the new Xbox has more power than the Pro at the moment. Rumor is the PS5 might be coming out next year so hopefully you'll consider buying a Playstation so we can play together.

    As far as the TV's go I'm interested as well. I don't need any new TV's but my daughters TV is the only TV in the house that's 4k if you can believe that? But if I buy new TV's then I'll have to buy four new Apple TV's also since they support 4k and the ones I have now are capped at 1080p. Hmmm.... now that I think about it... it might be time for me to shop methinks :)
     
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  12. Apr 17, 2018 at 7:26 AM
    RearViewMirror

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    On a side note... I really dig the hardwood floors in your house. Like the color :thumbsup:
     
  13. Apr 17, 2018 at 7:28 AM
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    So So. Costco model closeout. $2900. New models are coming and will likely be >$4k
     
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  14. Apr 17, 2018 at 7:32 AM
    RearViewMirror

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    That's a pretty good price for that size Samsung TV. I've got a 34" Samsung 4K ultrawide curved monitor that I use for my PS4 and the picture quality is amazing. I sit about 3 to 4 feet away and it takes up my entire field of vision.
     
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  15. Apr 17, 2018 at 7:32 AM
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    It's ok. She got new blinds yesterday. :bananadead: Spending money like its on fire :spending:

     
  16. Apr 17, 2018 at 7:34 AM
    RearViewMirror

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    Oh GODDAMNIT!!! I didn't know I needed new blinds also. Fucker ;)
     
  17. Apr 17, 2018 at 7:35 AM
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    I’ve got a Sony Bravia 42” that I bought like 9 years ago. It’s the only TV we have. (My daughter has one in her room with Apple TV on it but no cable)
    I just don’t watch enough to be bothered. Currently I DVR Family Guy and Timeless. Sometimes watch this is us and the Goldbergs with the wife.
    Occasionally the late news.
    That’s it.
     
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    Not too bad of a price. It was about $5k for all three TVs with warranty plans delivered to my house. Can't wait to get it setup in the next few days. Baseball/Hockey/ and PS4 all at the same time. LOL
     
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  19. Apr 17, 2018 at 7:46 AM
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    LOL. Still spending. We are getting this house all dialed in the way we want it and then hopefully it will stay that way for a while. Wife has been buying furniture like crazy. We have had our old furniture for years and bought it all on a shoestring budget. Now that the boys are mostly gone from here on out to college, my wife wanted to decorate.

    New patio furniture came on Sunday.
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    Dining Table last week. Shit keeps coming.
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  20. Apr 17, 2018 at 7:47 AM
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    The boys and I don't watch much outside of sports. My wife watches HGTV
     

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