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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. Aug 7, 2019 at 12:44 PM
    VE7OSR

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  5. Aug 7, 2019 at 1:19 PM
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    I still wanna know how they died and kinda hope it was unpleasant.
     
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  6. Aug 7, 2019 at 1:25 PM
    Pchop

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    Yup, at first I thought it was drowning because of the damaged boat, but then I read Robs article and it says they were found in the brush nearby their items found on the bank so I am not sure.
    Keep your eyes open for the cause of death articles. Curious to see this through to the end. Come on you canuckian autopsy doctors!!!

    [​IMG]
     
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  7. Aug 7, 2019 at 1:32 PM
    HomerTaco

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    Betting they drowned.
     
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  9. Aug 7, 2019 at 1:48 PM
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  10. Aug 7, 2019 at 2:06 PM
    VE7OSR

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    "Dry drowning"; more accurately - 'Secondary drowning' inhale water, lung capacity is reduced and infection sets in. You feel very weak and tired. 12 to 24 hrs later you are dead. Kinda like pneumonia. For most though you just fall asleep, and never wake up again.

    Example from local news: Rescuer dies next day after saving woman from lake.
    https://globalnews.ca/news/5728729/langley-mission-drowning-hero-dies/


    EDIT: for those that like maps, here is the area. Specifically the shoreline landing area where the police launched their dive team, in boats from.

    Google map:
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/Gillam,+MB/@56.6894334,-93.8068716,5059m

    Zoom in on the road leading from the Keewatinohk Converter Station Camp to the river. Turn on the 'Satellite' view on the map. Terrain features and access point matches the scenes in the video link below.

    Upstream from there is Sundance Camp, Fox Lake reserve, where I would speculate they stole the boat from, and where their burnt car was found in the bush. If they stole the boat at night, there's multiple obstacles they could have smashed into between Fox Lake reserve and the Converter Station Camp.

    Video: https://globalnews.ca/video/5726920/rcmp-divers-search-manitoba-river-in-hunt-for-teen-fugitives
     
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  11. Aug 7, 2019 at 2:10 PM
    Pchop

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    So we all know how OCD I am...at least I think everyone does.

    Well I am OCD, like a mother fucker. Everything has a place. Here is my office, my assistant super is in the corner with the mess.

    Desk 1.jpg

    Desk 2.jpg


    So someone was stealing a pen here and there, enough to aggravate me but not really piss me off. I only have 2 out at a time, a red one and a blue one, with 2 mechanical pencils, one red and one grey (obviously). Usually they take a pen.

    Well this morning I came in and all 4 of those sons of bitches were gone.

    Someone stole them...again. Well, I have been pretty stressed because of the shit subs we have not performing and not meeting dates. I snapped and jumped up to walk out of my office and on the way I punched a hard hat on the wall, a side blow to the hat, knocking it flying. Not a big deal, but the hat belonged to my PM. I didnt know you could break one just with a punch TBH.

    Well he comes in and he is a pretty reserved guy and didnt really say anything. And TBH I didnt even know I punched HIS hat, I thought it was one of the spares, well it wasnt and apparently I knocked the suspension clean out of the thing and busted it where it is all held together. So he had to throw it out.

    Uncharacteristically, I have felt like shit about it all day. So I bought him a new hardhat. A really nice one. Hardhats can be pricey if you get a good one, and this one is.

    I got him this one in white, except I had it delivered today by one of my suppliers:
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07577V9SB/ref=twister_B07PPPGHS7?_encoding=UTF8&th=1

    Well, man, now I am jealous. This thing is fucking super light. Still made out of fiberglass just way lighter than the one I have. I want one now, except I have had mine for 12 years, mines on the wall behind my chair, its kept the noggin safe on some pretty substantial projects and has the scars to prove it. So I wont be replacing it but man, are the new ones fucking nice.
     
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  12. Aug 7, 2019 at 2:23 PM
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    So... what about the DB subs that stole the pens and pencils??? o_O
     
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    Dont know who did it. So I am now looking at spy cameras

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    Hat was probably due for replacement. They do degrade with time, between UV and out gassing of the polymers I believe it is, become brittle. I've seen the aftermath of a fellow that had a decades old hardhat on, when the widowmaker tree he was cutting down hit him. Hat was shattered in a dozen pieces. It was well faded.
     
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    Rob do you have a new laser pointer?

    ... just 'cuz you're having a great day and all. :boink:
     
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    Well.... I'd like to first point out that your glasses laying on the table are not at a perfect 90 degrees to the table. That would drive me nuts.


    Second... as far as the hard hat goes, It might be time for a new one and retire the one you have. If it is 12 yrs old it's about time. Especially if it has taken some hits. We were required to replace our full turnouts every 5 yrs (helmet and all). My turnouts never once made it to 5 yrs and were usually replaced every year at a cost of around $2000. I usually held onto my helmets as long as possible because (as dumb as it sounds) it showed where and what you had been though. Turnouts were no big deal. You looked like a rookie until your first fire and then they were burnt in so to speak. But if your hard hat has made it 12 years and taken some hits, it might be time to protect the ole noggin with a new one.
     
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    It's a construction site. They get that way literally 15 seconds after it is swept. That my friend is a losing battle. Not worth the energy.



    I do not.

    I was thinking about this retina burner.....

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    https://www.amazon.com/Lasers-Power...ered+laser+pointer&qid=1565216112&s=hi&sr=1-9
     
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    New Samsung 860 EVO sata III 500gb ssd, tool kit and sata to usb cable ordered. Will be here Friday. We’ll see what happens when it gets here. Maybe I can get a little more use out of the MacBook.
     
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    I got to reading some reviews and apparently WD’s clone software is shit and only works if you have a WD drive for it to clone from. WITAF WD???

    Well fuck them for being assholes like that. They get left behind and then I looked at Sandisk ssd. Well they’re going to do the same crap as the sd cards with different levels that get high af quick. Out with that logic. Samsung got more good than bad reviews with a metric shit ton sold so in on that one. Fuck it. If it lasts for a year I got my money’s worth out of it. Probably have a new MacBook before the end of the year anyway.
     
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