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ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Apr 18, 2017 - 12:05pm

 SFW read:
going to Thailand to get a new hip  
 
 
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Posted: Apr 18, 2017 - 11:42am

 miamizsun wrote:
going in to a hip new thai restaurant for the first time

and just assuming the heat scale was in the same universe

so i order my curry hot

and she says "hot or thai hot?"

i remember saying "thai hot" and eating a salad with ginger dressing before the event

apparently the word thai is key here (if she would have used words like "10x" or "molten" or "surface of the sun" hot, i would have had a clue)

i thought it was odd, but didn't put two and two together when the food runner (delivering my dish) was suited up like he was handling nuclear waste

and isn't it funny that there's a universal sign language when humans are in food shock/distress from such things

flailing arms, fanning your face (like that's going to help), eyes streaming tears, schnozz opened like a faucet, profuse sweating, etc.

lesson learned
 
Was the food good?
islander

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Posted: Apr 18, 2017 - 11:37am

 miamizsun wrote:
going in to a hip new thai restaurant for the first time

and just assuming the heat scale was in the same universe

so i order my curry hot

and she says "hot or thai hot?"

i remember saying "thai hot" and eating a salad with ginger dressing before the event

apparently the word thai is key here (if she would have used words like "10x" or "molten" or "surface of the sun" hot, i would have had a clue)

i thought it was odd, but didn't put two and two together when the food runner (delivering my dish) was suited up like he was handling nuclear waste

and isn't it funny that there's a universal sign language when humans are in food shock/distress from such things

flailing arms, fanning your face (like that's going to help), eyes streaming tears, schnozz opened like a faucet, profuse sweating, etc.

lesson learned

 

 
One of my favorite Thai places here, has what I call the random scale. They ask you 1-5 for how hot you want it, they then proceed to make whatever they want and serve it to you.  I've had 5s that didn't even make me reach for the drink, and I've had 1s that I couldn't finish.  I have noted that with the chili oil dishes, they seem to increase in hotness by a level or two when stored in the fridge overnight.  So that 3 you had last night will be a solid 4+ for lunch the next day.
Coaxial

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Posted: Apr 18, 2017 - 5:01am

 miamizsun wrote:
going in to a hip new thai restaurant for the first time

and just assuming the heat scale was the same universe

so i order my curry hot

and she says "hot or thai hot?"

i remember saying "thai hot" and eating a salad with ginger dressing before the event

apparently the word thai is key here (if she would have used words like "10x" or "molten" or "surface of the sun" hot, i would have had a clue)

i thought it was odd, but didn't put two and two together when the food runner (delivering my dish) was suited up like he was handling nuclear waste

and isn't it funny that there's a universal sign language when humans are in food shock/distress from such things

flailing arms, fanning your face (like that's going to help), eyes streaming tears, schnozz opened like a faucet, profuse sweating, etc.

lesson learned

 

 
{#Eek}
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Posted: Apr 18, 2017 - 4:56am

going in to a hip new thai restaurant for the first time

and just assuming the heat scale was in the same universe

so i order my curry hot

and she says "hot or thai hot?"

i remember saying "thai hot" and eating a salad with ginger dressing before the event

apparently the word thai is key here (if she would have used words like "10x" or "molten" or "surface of the sun" hot, i would have had a clue)

i thought it was odd, but didn't put two and two together when the food runner (delivering my dish) was suited up like he was handling nuclear waste

and isn't it funny that there's a universal sign language when humans are in food shock/distress from such things

flailing arms, fanning your face (like that's going to help), eyes streaming tears, schnozz opened like a faucet, profuse sweating, etc.

lesson learned

 


ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Jan 9, 2017 - 1:42pm

 Proclivities wrote:

{#Lol}  For some reason, I was expecting an alligator to be in that in that water.
gator

 
I wasn't sure what was going to rise up and get him. Only gravity.
Proclivities

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Posted: Jan 9, 2017 - 1:34pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
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{#Lol}  For some reason, I was expecting an alligator to be in that in that water.
gator
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Posted: Jan 9, 2017 - 1:25pm




Lazy8

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Posted: Dec 20, 2016 - 5:54pm

 aflanigan wrote:
Custom engraved feeler gauge sets?

Water rockets.
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Posted: Dec 20, 2016 - 3:17pm

 Lazy8 wrote:


Huh. I had the same kit, or one just like it. And I actually did learn enough Morse to earn a license, just don't ask me to use it now.

And the whole hobbyist thing of collecting QRL cards never made sense to me. I earned my nerd cred other ways.

 
Custom engraved feeler gauge sets?
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Posted: Dec 20, 2016 - 9:43am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
I had a Heathkit set of parts and a big lego board that you'd put different diodes and whatnot into these blocks that you could put onto the board, then connect with jumper wires to make different things. For a while I knew what all those things did.
 
Later I got a 10-band shortwave receiver, and was going to get into ham but I couldn't ever get the hang of morse code (the plug & play set had a key). The receiver was cool but you had to fine-tune it by finding a local ham guy to broadcast a tone at a known frequency etc etc and I never did that so the thing was really hit and miss. Plus we didn't have tall trees in the neighborhood back then so my antenna wire was only about 10 feet off the ground.

But I could pull in Voice of America broadcasts, I think Radio Marti, and other probably pro-Commie propaganda stations with some pretty exotic music. And disco. Lots of Eurodisco. 

Huh. I had the same kit, or one just like it. And I actually did learn enough Morse to earn a license, just don't ask me to use it now.

And the whole hobbyist thing of collecting QRL cards never made sense to me. I earned my nerd cred other ways.
ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Dec 20, 2016 - 8:54am

 Red_Dragon wrote:

That explains a lot.

 
IT DOES NOT
Red_Dragon

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Posted: Dec 20, 2016 - 8:42am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

I had a Heathkit set of parts and a big lego board that you'd put different diodes and whatnot into these blocks that you could put onto the board, then connect with jumper wires to make different things. For a while I knew what all those things did.
 
Later I got a 10-band shortwave receiver, and was going to get into ham but I couldn't ever get the hang of morse code (the plug & play set had a key). The receiver was cool but you had to fine-tune it by finding a local ham guy to broadcast a tone at a known frequency etc etc and I never did that so the thing was really hit and miss. Plus we didn't have tall trees in the neighborhood back then so my antenna wire was only about 10 feet off the ground.

But I could pull in Voice of America broadcasts, I think Radio Marti, and other probably pro-Commie propaganda stations with some pretty exotic music. And disco. Lots of Eurodisco. 

 
That explains a lot.
ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Dec 20, 2016 - 8:40am

 Proclivities wrote:
heathkit

...and maybe it'll be ready by Easter.

 
I had a Heathkit set of parts and a big lego board that you'd put different diodes and whatnot into these blocks that you could put onto the board, then connect with jumper wires to make different things. For a while I knew what all those things did.
 
Later I got a 10-band shortwave receiver, and was going to get into ham but I couldn't ever get the hang of morse code (the plug & play set had a key). The receiver was cool but you had to fine-tune it by finding a local ham guy to broadcast a tone at a known frequency etc etc and I never did that so the thing was really hit and miss. Plus we didn't have tall trees in the neighborhood back then so my antenna wire was only about 10 feet off the ground.

But I could pull in Voice of America broadcasts, I think Radio Marti, and other probably pro-Commie propaganda stations with some pretty exotic music. And disco. Lots of Eurodisco. 
Proclivities

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Posted: Dec 20, 2016 - 7:50am

 Red_Dragon wrote:

My dad built tons of that stuff when I was young. Heathkit ham radio, stereo, weather station, you name it.

 
My uncle built a lot of those kits too - lots of cool stuff.
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Posted: Dec 20, 2016 - 7:41am

 Proclivities wrote:
heathkit

...and maybe it'll be ready by Easter.

 
My dad built tons of that stuff when I was young. Heathkit ham radio, stereo, weather station, you name it.
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Posted: Dec 20, 2016 - 7:35am

heathkit

...and maybe it'll be ready by Easter.
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Posted: Sep 9, 2014 - 9:42am

 Proclivities wrote:
aww the seventies(?)  .... 'cause they really were that orange . I miss those days gone by... you know , before instagram filters...

{#Arrowd}

 


Proclivities

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Posted: Sep 9, 2014 - 7:58am

hmm
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Posted: Oct 9, 2013 - 3:46pm

friends helping friends

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