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yeah I lived in cook county, land of conduit, my whole life but Now in McHenry. I fucking hate this NM crap. wife wanted to change around wiring like I did at the old house so a different outlet can be switched. Had to explain I can’t just pull new stuff because it’s not in conduit. I’d have to cut open the walls to fix all this and of course it’s in the old slat and plaster section of the house with textured walls from the 40’s that I’d never be able to replicate sooo…. Fuck a whole lot of that.
do you have an accessible attic? isn't your basement open roofededed? you can fish some shit...
Update on cross country Tesla trip, i70 is closed again in glenwood springs and they don’t think they can go around and still be able to charge and keep going. The next closest charger says they’ve all been occupied for 6 hours :bowrofl:
this would stress me out so fucking hard.

You forgot drum brakes out back too :bowrofl:
my fucking ancient leaf spring up front, leaf out back, excursion is even disks out back...




had some fuckface on a harley lane splitting on 90/94 near fort mccoy coming home sunday. i was waiting for all the tailgating vehicles around me to just DUNN DUNNN his splatted ass when he caught some karen changing lanes at the wrong time. wtf do you have a death wish bro? also wtf are you doing on that road anyways. blaze backroads jax teller you dooosh.


I'm not taking shots, just saying that I see that A LOT by me. Dudes walk around the square with their giant fucking dog, white oakleys, bragging about how much they spent on the dog and talk about breeding them. I can think of toooo many people that fit that bill.

Idk, I don't support breeding of animals for profit (small, huge, doesn't matter) when so many are living in misery, so that shit all rubs me the wrong way
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The wife's uncle has a couple of those dumb little fucks (Frenchies). The things sound like they're constantly in pain with how they breathe and constantly snortling and seem to be gasping for air. Then he always keeps them in the basement because they're "so annoying" with said noises. He also (quite proudly, might I add) paid THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS for these stupid fucking dogs. WTF did you buy them for, then?
datsfuckedup.

also.

fuck frenchies:



Our new overlords want to send me to VA for an acquisition bought recently as a second pair of hands for a network cutover. Want me to fly there help with menial bullshit and fly back.

Think a meeting with my manager and the new overlords may be in order if they intend to have me flying all over the country. Something that isn't in my job description (yeah I'm pulling that card, sue me) and something I really don't want to do as part of my job. I don't mind local travel.
hellllllnaw.

i hated traveling so much and that was before child.


Bruh i'm 230 lbs, def not wearing a size medium
BRUH WE SAME


Don't know. I want nothing to do with long-distance travel.
YEP HOLD STRONG FUCK THAT SHIT.




Legit hate drunks. Too bad Darwin didn’t get him when he told the SUV
fuck you too !



UPDATE: Same boss who asked me about VA yesterday, emails me at 715 asking if I'm interested in going to GA Oct 3-6. Yeah no, I'm not playing this game.
HOLD THE LINE.


THEM FEELS.


The economy there is booming, but also means shit is getting expensive. At least no sales tax! Her family is in KC and my brothers family is all here. So I think she is saving to buy a house for cash here and is just gonna fly back and forth to Montana for the weeks she works. They change their mind a lot tho so who knows.

the economy booming out that way is really interesting financially.. because these commiefornian's are jettfucking the price of shit up out that way... they are bootttski'ing low income people.

buhbye restaurant/store workers, maintenance peopole/blue collar... etc... dumbfuck commiefornia retirement money

Carpet cleaning makes me realize how much I hate carpet.

Then the flipside is scratches/hair everywhere with hardwood/vinyl.
and that sound when babay falls on anything that isn't carpet. kinda hate tthat.

Hardwood everything but bathrooms. Repairable, refinishable multiple times, durable.

let that shit get beat up by kids and dogs, refinish a couple of times over the ownership of your home.

:werd:

i was amaaaaazed how much shit my hardwood at last house put up with.

but then also, had LVP downstairs that was tittttts.

hardwood:

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LVP:

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I hear luxury vinyl plank is all the rage nowadays
:werd:
I thought I used to like it, I’ve seen enough of it that it just looks cheap to me now. The higher end stuff is pretty good looking but you’re knocking on the door of hardwood prices at that point.
yep. but so durable and water won't hurt lvp. water hurts wood.


Did you know I pay less than $1100/yr on 10 acres
whatboutthem licenseplate costs doe
 

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I’m also considering the semi truck nozzle as “standard” just FYI. The hotdog down a hallway gasoline sized nozzle is what I’m saying is “small”.
 

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Take discount, move on. Enjoy lower ac bills from a lighter colored roof
There is no discount. I’m saying basically the options I’m going to leave dude is not getting paid in full and being stuck with current color, fixing roof with appropriate colored shingle, or taking me to small claims court and trying to get paid.
 
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I was going to say, it always made me laugh that the one part of the house that gets beat on by sun all day, is fucking BLACK. Meanwhile everyone is tripping over their dicks trying to make more energy efficient windows, lighter color siding/trim, etc, etc.

Wouldn't you just.... get a lighter color roof?

Maybe I'm not well versed in how the fuck a roof works but I'm pretty sure 99.9% sun exposure and BLACK causes a metric fuckload of heat. Idk. I'm not a fucking thermodynamicist.
 

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Well started off with kid throwing the ball, knocking his sticky ass breakfast shake shit all over........

then I get downstairs at my desk, open my drink and it decides to overflow all over...


its only Tuesday right?
 

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I was going to say, it always made me laugh that the one part of the house that gets beat on by sun all day, is fucking BLACK. Meanwhile everyone is tripping over their dicks trying to make more energy efficient windows, lighter color siding/trim, etc, etc.

Wouldn't you just.... get a lighter color roof?

Maybe I'm not well versed in how the fuck a roof works but I'm pretty sure 99.9% sun exposure and BLACK causes a metric fuckload of heat. Idk. I'm not a fucking thermodynamicist.
I dont think it makes as big a difference if your attic space is vented and insulated properly as people make it sound either though.

If your attic space gets hot but is venting correctly and you have like R50 insulation on the ceiling of the house between the living space and the attic, I dont think youll get much transfer of that heat that will make it a huge difference between a darker roof or lighter roof.

You need really good windows because theyre whats separating living space from the outside directly. I also wouldnt care about siding color if the walls are insulated properly.
 

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I dont think it makes as big a difference if your attic space is vented and insulated properly as people make it sound either though.

If your attic space gets hot but is venting correctly and you have like R50 insulation on the ceiling of the house between the living space and the attic, I dont think youll get much transfer of that heat that will make it a huge difference between a darker roof or lighter roof.

You need really good windows because theyre whats separating living space from the outside directly. I also wouldnt care about siding color if the walls are insulated properly.
Going from single pane to double pane makes a difference, really not much value for your money after that. Window companies and installers do a great job at marketing like your gas/electricity usage is going to get sliced in half.

best bang for your buck energy savings is air sealing and attic insulation.
 

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There is no discount. I’m saying basically the options I’m going to leave dude is not getting paid in full and being stuck with current color, fixing roof with appropriate colored shingle, or taking me to small claims court and trying to get paid.
Imo, its 100% on him. If you picked the color of the shingle out with him, he should have caught it when the job started. Its clearly the wrong color and no matter what he says its not right. Stand your ground and dont give him another cent
 

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Going from single pane to double pane makes a difference, really not much value for your money after that. Window companies and installers do a great job at marketing like your gas/electricity usage is going to get sliced in half.

best bang for your buck energy savings is air sealing and attic insulation.
My parents for some reason got triple pane windows when they had theirs done, and they hate them because theyre so heavy.... They wish they had gone double pane.

Thats the biggest upside with doing spray foam insulation, yeah the R value is better than fiberglass or mineral wool, but the sealing off of air penetrations is the biggest thing. Since I spray foamed my bedrooms when its freezing cold outside you can literally feel the temp difference where the studs are because they allow in more cool temps that the cavitys.
 

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Roofer seems like he’s riding the fence on this. Agrees shingle doesn’t look like sample but looks kind of like one of the photos on their website. He’s waiting to hear back from his supplier about the color now.

All I know is i either got a roof I don’t like for half price or it’s going to get fixed to the color I want. Put half $$ down before work started.
Can he buy a box from a different supplier and then open one of his boxes just to check the color. Something is foresure off
 

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