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Forum: Off Topic 11-16-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 257
Posted By smith876
I live in KC, and would be happy to text/talk if...

I live in KC, and would be happy to text/talk if you need a few more ideas.

A few good recommendations on food and BBQ above. I would rank the top few as:
- Joe's KC. Make sure you go to the...
Forum: Off Topic 09-22-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 555
Posted By smith876
I live in KC currently. We are in KCMO and live...

I live in KC currently. We are in KCMO and live north of the city, about 10 minutes south of the airport.

I grew up in Glenview and lived in/around Chicago for a few years thereafter. We moved...
Forum: Boating & Powersports 08-03-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 886
Posted By smith876
I suppose this falls into the retrieving fail...

I suppose this falls into the retrieving fail category.

In college my roommate had a 18' outboard and towed it behind his 1970-something Buick. Finished-up tubing/skiing for the afternoon and he...
Forum: Off Topic 12-09-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,091
Posted By smith876
I am a big fan of Google fiber! In our...

I am a big fan of Google fiber! In our neighborhood the fiber was installed underground, however in other sections of Kansas City the fiber lines are routed on the 3rd tier on the utility poles. ...
Forum: For Sale - Misc 10-20-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By smith876
Sorry for the hijack, but appreciate the note on...

Sorry for the hijack, but appreciate the note on Swappa. I listed my phone and sold inside of 3 hours.... plus I pocketed about $150 over the other used phone sites.
Forum: Automotive Discussions 09-17-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,251
Posted By smith876
I had on '06 STI for about 38k miles, mods were...

I had on '06 STI for about 38k miles, mods were simple: intake, turbo-back exhaust and a tune. I was always at 19 MPG +/- a few tenths.
Forum: Off Topic 01-22-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 374
Posted By smith876
Congrats on the kiddo on the way. One thing...

Congrats on the kiddo on the way.

One thing we learned with our kids (and I am not sure how Cedars does their billing), but we received separate bills for the Hospital stay/supplies, one bill for...
Forum: Off Topic 01-04-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By smith876
We have been told by two different agents that...

We have been told by two different agents that listing shortly after the Super Bowl is prime season. Everybody is active and getting ready to move in the spring.
Forum: Off Topic 10-21-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 968
Posted By smith876
Look-up the Potty boot camp book/PDF, my wife...

Look-up the Potty boot camp book/PDF, my wife used it with our boy and it worked amazingly well. Basic premise is by following a few directions kids are fully transitioned to the toilet within 3...
Forum: For Sale - Automotive 10-14-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 258
Posted By smith876
Last time I needed to ship something big I went...

Last time I needed to ship something big I went to an appliance store and walked out with two refrigerator boxes (free). A few simple cuts and duct tape led to a custom built box that fit the need...
Forum: Off Topic 07-15-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 764
Posted By smith876
If you have not seen it before, here is a funny...

If you have not seen it before, here is a funny snip from Dave Barry's (Miami Herald Columnist) colonoscopy journal:


... I called my friend Andy Sable, a gastroenterologist, to make an ...
Forum: Off Topic 06-03-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 740
Posted By smith876
displaced Chicagoan checking in from Kansas City,...

displaced Chicagoan checking in from Kansas City, MO
Forum: Automotive Discussions 05-21-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,345
Posted By smith876
If you are that concerned, would you consider...

If you are that concerned, would you consider running ProEFI? From their website:
Flex Fuel (ability to run any mixture of E85 with the ECU making on the fly adjustments to boost, spark, and...
Forum: Automotive Discussions 05-21-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,345
Posted By smith876
Do not know if it will help, but I did the...

Do not know if it will help, but I did the water/ethanol science experiment at the gas pump for a few years. Just a few weeks ago I installed a Zeitronix ECA2 and when installing I went ahead and...
Forum: On Topic 01-30-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By smith876
+1 I know this may not be for everyone and...

+1

I know this may not be for everyone and it will depend on your age and the amount in the 401k. For a little more excitement you can also roll a 401k into a Roth IRA. You'll pay taxes on the...
Forum: Off Topic 12-16-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 744
Posted By smith876
May make it a touch bit tougher as there is no...

May make it a touch bit tougher as there is no historic income from the current residence, but if your income to debt ratio is there it may work out.

Also, it sounds silly to say out loud. But...
Forum: Off Topic 12-16-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 744
Posted By smith876
Some good advice above, but to share a few...

Some good advice above, but to share a few thoughts....

From a bank perspective it will likely come down to a few things:
1. How high is your 'regular' source of income and what does your credit...
Forum: Off Topic 01-17-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By smith876
A nice problem to have - - good to hear business...

A nice problem to have - - good to hear business is growing!

I'm not sure what you consider expensive? But I have been looking at Bill4Time and am impressed how it integrates to QuickBooks...with...
Forum: Off Topic 07-25-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By smith876
My brother did this about a year ago. He used...

My brother did this about a year ago. He used the usgs website to grab the image: earthexplorer (http://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/)

He wanted a 1940's picture of the Glenview Naval Air Station,...
Forum: On Topic 07-15-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By smith876
Two ideas that I've received and use...

Two ideas that I've received and use frequently.....

Swiss Army Golf Tool (http://www.amazon.com/Victorinox-Swiss-Army-Golf-Tool/dp/B0019T1J42)

Lab Series Shave Kit...
Forum: Off Topic 05-22-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,254
Posted By smith876
If you are experiencing a calorie deficiency or...

If you are experiencing a calorie deficiency or are looking to otherwise expand your waistline, try them with a marshmallow on top.

My cousin brought them to a family event a few weeks ago and she...
Forum: Off Topic 02-28-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,127
Posted By smith876
Sharp looking car! Not my cup of tea but looks...

Sharp looking car! Not my cup of tea but looks pretty solid.



I agree - backup camera in the mirror...no thanks.

But - looking at the picture I started thinking about how easy it would be...
Forum: Off Topic 01-25-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By smith876
I just remembered another author I've liked: ...

I just remembered another author I've liked: Nelson DeMille. I think my favorite of his is The Charm School...I'd recommend that as a book for anyone. There is also a series with John Corey: he's...
Forum: Off Topic 01-24-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By smith876
Sweet - you'll have to let me know what you...

Sweet - you'll have to let me know what you think. I think there are 5 or 6 in the series, I've jumped around in the order but some people think I'm crazy for doing that.
Good luck on the...
Forum: Off Topic 01-24-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By smith876
Not exactly Sci-Fi but if you like the Rapp books...

Not exactly Sci-Fi but if you like the Rapp books checkout the Alexander Hawke series by Ted Bell.

I was recently turned onto Ted Bell and am a fan! The main character is like Rapp, but a touch...
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