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by Mad Mac
Mon Apr 12, 2021 6:57 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: The Tactical Bottle Opener: Spyderco ClipiTool Standard
Replies: 490
Views: 74903

Re: The Tactical Bottle Opener: Spyderco ClipiTool Standard

Thank you for that. This Bud's for you! In the relentless battle of the beers, brewers struggle for new ways and gimmicks to increase market share. The latest fad is nitro infused beer. If memory serves, Guinness started it a couple of decades ago with a torpedo shaped widget crammed into bottles. F...
by Mad Mac
Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Does anyone here ride motorcycles?!?
Replies: 85
Views: 15449

Re: Does anyone here ride motorcycles?!?

In 1969 I had a Yamaha 175 Enduro. In the 1980s a Yamaha XT500 and a Yamaha Daytona RD400. Finished with a BMW F650GS, a Yamaha TW200 and a Moto Guzzi California. Probably racked up about 100,000 miles all together but my main ride was a 1998 Yamaha V-Max that I rode 67,000 miles in six years commut...
by Mad Mac
Sun Apr 04, 2021 6:52 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Sunsets
Replies: 77
Views: 9781

Re: Sunsets

Happy Easter, everyone. http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/rnbE0tFJHoin-LnNDEh605pq_Z-deP5aLj6VYCU1v1oP3cWP4h6-ki_uyGCWbFwJBJkTGJFemMI0S9iIQAF-9ZSbA593IBSHPyAROyNqSdCan1-IzuG8qa2ecGxfxYI25bH3PU7Y4wy3Lbuc0UQqjTbIqADWnzsGjQRh5xLl_j6vCZqzE33wIMIeAQKED6b0Uv_psdjX_BrC3wpr9OF_7AXmV_XhEWf2E0NdaRiYIlx7Qg8bEWj...
by Mad Mac
Sat Apr 03, 2021 8:40 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Coffee and Tea taste better out of certain mugs
Replies: 45
Views: 3198

Re: Coffee and Tea taste better out of certain mugs

Nothing is safe. But here's the thing: Like most other commercially available cans, beer cans are lined with epoxy that contains bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical that keeps foods from reacting to aluminum, but that has also become associated with a range of ailments, including cancer, reproductive trou...
by Mad Mac
Fri Apr 02, 2021 10:32 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Coffee and Tea taste better out of certain mugs
Replies: 45
Views: 3198

Re: Coffee and Tea taste better out of certain mugs

To paraphrase the immortal words of Johnny Carson, "Not so fast, lead breath." Ceramic ware is glazed before entering a kiln to bake. These glazes sometimes contain lead to give products an attractive shine, according to a 1988 report in The Lancet. ... Acidic food or drink is especially likely to c...
by Mad Mac
Wed Mar 24, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Coffee and Tea taste better out of certain mugs
Replies: 45
Views: 3198

Re: Coffee and Tea taste better out of certain mugs

This is my favorite coffee mug. We visited Snoqualmie and North Bend, Washington where Twin Peaks was filmed. Loved that TV series. Had "a dam fine cup of coffee" with a slice of cherry pie in the same cafe as Agent Cooper. Purchased the mug and a CD with David Lynch's haunting music in a gift shop ...
by Mad Mac
Tue Mar 23, 2021 5:39 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: What watch you're wearing?
Replies: 75
Views: 7166

Re: What watch you're wearing?

Uh... I hate to be a party pooper, but the OP, zhtckr , has only made one post on this entire forum, ever. And that was Jan 1 to open this thread. May I recommend the Knife & Watch thread with more than 400 posts and 54,000 views started January 2016 by spyderwolf who has contributed 627 posts on th...
by Mad Mac
Tue Mar 23, 2021 1:06 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Family friendly jokes
Replies: 674
Views: 175308

Re: Family friendly jokes

This is a true story that the watch story above reminded me of. Years ago, I was looking at a nice watch for my wife in Corrigan's Fine Jewelers in Houston. I commented to the sales lady that she was in an interesting business because jewelry so often celebrated important moments and relationships. ...
by Mad Mac
Mon Mar 22, 2021 4:51 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: The Tactical Bottle Opener: Spyderco ClipiTool Standard
Replies: 490
Views: 74903

Re: The Tactical Bottle Opener: Spyderco ClipiTool Standard

It sounds like you are describing the Spyderco ClipiTool with the screwdriver tipped bottle opener except the blade does not lock. The stubby blade is a dandy letter opener. Here is my raw album for that little gem. https://goo.gl/photos/mR9gQnHGhc9strPS6 http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw/ACtC-3d2...
by Mad Mac
Sun Mar 21, 2021 8:57 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Family friendly jokes
Replies: 674
Views: 175308

Re: Family friendly jokes

Oooh, ooooh! Good guess. The Japanese flag is right side up either way.

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by Mad Mac
Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:51 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Sunsets
Replies: 77
Views: 9781

Re: Sunsets

Galveston, August 2015 http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pI7jqyyUVGyag-3dsTwFxcNmPFclm5muW9ZPBLOTRtK-4xfCGz_8t_j2etuaJ-sYysGXTddoFQXKK8pvji5LYtTaYphyNiU-hmUZ1ejwBftWCO_aU2yn6NaIEkzwAOeXvRw6BxOggAgfZdZE4m-5TBWCu0CCx7uZxYU9cPMVn9pSiSceTE6sXboAeynunMCL6hcRkSZPVfSRIz5cew1GAMB93mIhuhOVyvN5XiqChb44CWv3mMIG...
by Mad Mac
Sat Mar 20, 2021 8:11 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Family friendly jokes
Replies: 674
Views: 175308

Re: Family friendly jokes

Michael Davis performs at the historic Ford's Theater
for the former President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan.
Razor sharp edgy humor.

https://youtu.be/n6mbW-jMtrY
by Mad Mac
Mon Mar 15, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: It's That Time, Again...
Replies: 52
Views: 1265

Re: It's That Time, Again...

My grand-daughter came today and sprung this on me.

What has two butts and kills ?
An assassin.

Enjoyed the contest. Happy Daylight Saving everyone !
by Mad Mac
Mon Mar 15, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Coffee and Tea taste better out of certain mugs
Replies: 45
Views: 3198

Re: Coffee and Tea taste better out of certain mugs

A light colored mug seems more pleasing and flavorful to me.
A dark mug hides the coffee and ruins the experience, in my opinion.
by Mad Mac
Sun Mar 14, 2021 1:09 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: It's That Time, Again...
Replies: 52
Views: 1265

Re: It's That Time, Again...

Megxit: A modern fairytale about a girl who kissed a Prince
and turned him into a frog.
by Mad Mac
Sat Mar 13, 2021 10:19 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: The Tactical Bottle Opener: Spyderco ClipiTool Standard
Replies: 490
Views: 74903

Re: The Tactical Bottle Opener: Spyderco ClipiTool Standard

I Can't see the last 4 pictures Try looking at those pictures now, please. Yes, I can see them all now. Thanks, I like to see different beers I never had. Okay. Thank you. I've learned something from this. If I hack a jpg URL from the main Google Photos database, the URL is a massive paragraph. Tha...
by Mad Mac
Fri Mar 12, 2021 8:03 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: The Tactical Bottle Opener: Spyderco ClipiTool Standard
Replies: 490
Views: 74903

Re: The Tactical Bottle Opener: Spyderco ClipiTool Standard

SpyderGrill wrote:
Wed Mar 10, 2021 10:05 pm
I Can't see the last 4 pictures
Try looking at those pictures now, please.
by Mad Mac
Fri Mar 12, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: The Tactical Bottle Opener: Spyderco ClipiTool Standard
Replies: 490
Views: 74903

Re: The Tactical Bottle Opener: Spyderco ClipiTool Standard

Another chick beer. The sacrifices I make for this thread. http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw/ACtC-3eqyVVqyE4NHtR6TeTswA5NHTn4DkwZRqla0SfKVZoGKm2DGEWQIoBRIVnDswxpnVedepC3oWJz5LRXj0_jO4LhBVKKoVGcIAmF8yGVWgTvurOCV8a5XOWtcnL1Vp6zUfJxyACFuK_hs-ipEHXxw7H-yQ=w800-no-tmp.jpg Spyderco ClipiTool Standard an...
by Mad Mac
Fri Mar 12, 2021 11:23 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Coffee and Tea taste better out of certain mugs
Replies: 45
Views: 3198

Re: Coffee and Tea taste better out of certain mugs

When in a restaurant and the coffee seems really tasty, they may have added a pinch of salt in the basket of coffee grounds. At home, I have begun doing that and it knocks off some of the bitterness. The coffee seems much better to me that way. A mug with a handle that fits my hand is what I like, b...
by Mad Mac
Fri Mar 12, 2021 8:37 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Coffee and Tea taste better out of certain mugs
Replies: 45
Views: 3198

Re: Coffee and Tea taste better out of certain mugs

Paper or styrofoam cups just don't do anything for me.
How does Starbucks get away with charging exorbitant prices for coffee in a paper cup?

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