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  1. Karaoke is my kryptonite

  2. So souced weee!!!

  3. Waiting on Ian to arrive. Shouldn't be too bad by the time it reaches us, but going to be interesting.

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    2. Moontanman


      How did you and the storm go? 

    3. Endy0816



      Got through it okay.  Hunkered down in the closet initially until the worst of it went through. Main concerns here are trees coming down and hurricane spawned tornadoes.

      Lot of flooding in the area that we're still dealing with, but none right by me.

    4. Moontanman


      yeah those tornados always worry me as well. 

  4. The moment you realize the AI understands what a gallery is...

  5. ' I'm going to make French Bread today for a change!'

    Creates an unholy abomination..

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    2. geordief


      My last one was 3/4  whole rye and 1/4 white spelt

      I put a little oil in the mix and some poppy seeds top and bottom.

      Rose quite nicely  and the oil made the crust less dry.

      Have made bread every day or so for the past 40 years or so🙂

    3. Endy0816


      Will have to try :)

    4. geordief


      Yes ,with rye I think  you have to   add enough strong flour (ie make up for the missing gluten in rye) to get it to rise enough to get you a light loaf

      Otherwise ,you could try a very long ,low temperature bake to give you a pure rye but very heavy loaf.

      I think caraway seeds might be traditional with rye


      I have only just started adding oil to the mix...makes for a different kind of a crust


      Have never tried baking bread with baking powder instead of yeast but you could try that too .





  6. Good Brexit trade centric AMA, well worth a read. AMA Dmitry Grozoubinski


    1. nevim


      Thanks for that, Endy.

  7. Woohoo! Echo Auto is out and on its way. Excited with the location based options now available.

    Amazon has come out with a ring version but on the fence about the price for that one. Would be both handy and cool though. Could give commands and inquire 24/7 without being obvious.

  8. Blowing the yolk out an egg is weird :|

  9. Finally got voice control working for my lights. Feel stupidly happy about the whole thing.

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    2. Raider5678


      I might look into it. Yeah, one handy thing about having worked in two different trades(carpenter and electrician) is that I'm pretty comfortable with fixing anything around my house that needs fixed, or simply updating it. Rebuilt my entire rotten porch over the summer.

    3. Endy0816


      Nice!  Wish I had your skillset. I can do small projects but would love to have the confidence to tackle something bigger.

    4. Raider5678


      Yeah, it's quite nice. Honestly, it's the little pieces of knowledge that help the most. Everything else you can look up.

  10. Ugh sizing smart bulbs is tough. Have to send back everything and try again.

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    2. Endy0816


      What's 0.35 mm between friends?

      Was half seriously debating about rigging something up. Wouldn't have been pretty but whole lot less aggravation.

      Figured out autostarting the computer, so at least accomplished something of the overall project. Still felt like a fool trying to fit a too small sized bulb though.

    3. StringJunky


      It's the difference between a bit fitting and not.

    4. Endy0816


      No, I know. A world of Precision Engineering these days.

  11. Storage rack ladder from store? $30-100.

    Old bunk bed ladder from Habitat for humanity store? $4.

    Free kid's drawing on the ladder? Priceless.

    For everything else there's MasterCard!

  12. https://forum.allaboutcircuits.com/threads/uses-for-relaxation-oscillators.34126/#post-213177

    When you are gathering information and a familiar face appears :o

    1. koti


      Oh man he's everywhere, run! :)


    2. Endy0816


      lol, small internet

  13. Someone else is ordering banana liqueur and Coke in New Orleans what is up with that?

    1. Endy0816


      So soused right now :>)

  14. Late Breaking News!

    Protesters come out. Pass out fliers, remain on public property, receive bottles of water and leave without any arrests.

  15. Family finally got power. Get my place to myself again. I love them, but... Let's just say I am really happy their power is restored :]


  16. Made it through okay. Crazy night. Power's still out, hoping back sometime tomorrow.

  17. Can't believe my car didn't stall out getting through flooded intersections on the way home :blink:

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    2. Endy0816


      More luck than caution. Car was making an unusual noise afterwards  but seems to be running fine now.

    3. jimmydasaint


      Do you live in a tropical area?

    4. Endy0816


      Orlando, we had a tropical storm pass through 

  18. Drowned glasses in Ocean. Attempted to use crab. Crab objected.

    1. LabRat1


      You must be feelin' crabby, right?

    2. Endy0816


      Just a claw or two.

  19. Gallium comes from Tonga apparently :)

  20. Got myself a blender. Smoothies on demand! :)

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    2. andrewcellini


      well then... I DEMAND A SMOOTHIE!

    3. Endy0816


      Alright, but you've gotta come and get it ;)

    4. DrP


      So what is Mylk anyway? Is it self made milk? (My Milk = Mylk?)

  21. Got myself a blender. Slushies on demand! :)

  22. Manged to get parts of an old lightbar working. Now to find a use :)

  23. Mental Note: Wear suncreen while kayaking and 'enticing' the local wildlife.

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    2. koti


      I can see youre from Orlando...I've been to the everglades once years ago. The mosquitoes were a nightmare <-- This is I will keep telling myself while walking from work this afternoon in the dark, wet cold ;)

    3. imatfaal


      I put a heavy dose of factor 50 on during high summer (one of the few hot days)for an all day bike ride. Came back looking diseased with flys and midges encrusted onto me and glued on by the sunscreen - It was not pretty

    4. Sirona


      No harm in a little extra protein, imatfaal ;)

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