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#561 User is offline   Whisperzzzzzzz 

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Posted 02 October 2021 - 03:28 PM

View PostD, on 01 October 2021 - 06:50 PM, said:

No mattress, only hammock


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Posted 02 October 2021 - 04:15 PM

Assuming you (Cause) are still in Philadelphia, Spruce Street Harbor Park might have some nice hammocks to try:



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But unfortunately they 'closed' for the year last week so I think they've probably taken them down. (Or maybe they're just not regulating them anymore? Usually you'd sign up to reserve one for a specified period of time. Seems like a waste---have some optional sleeping bags or comforters chained securely near the hammocks, put up some tarps, and they could provide sleeping areas for the homeless.)

Also the hammocks aren't bulletproof (yet) unfortunately....
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#563 User is offline   Tsundoku 

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Posted 03 October 2021 - 01:17 AM

Homer : Sir, I need to know where I can get some business hammocks.

Hank Scorpio : Hammocks? My goodness, what an idea. Why didn't I think of that? Hammocks! Homer, there's four places. There's the Hammock Hut, that's on third.

Homer : Uh-huh.

Hank Scorpio : There's Hammocks-R-Us, that's on third too. You got Put-Your-Butt-There.

Homer : Mm-Hmm.

Hank Scorpio : That's on third. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot... Matter of fact, they're all in the same complex; it's the hammock complex on third.

Homer : Oh, the hammock district!

Hank Scorpio : That's right.

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Hank Scorpio : Back to the hammocks, my friend. You know, there's a little place called Mary Ann's Hammocks. The nice thing about that place is Mary Ann gets in the hammock with you.

[laughs]

Hank Scorpio : I'm just kidding.

Homer : Oh.

Hank Scorpio : You know who invented the hammock, Homer?

Homer : No.

Hank Scorpio : There's something for you to do: find that out.
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#564 User is offline   Cause 

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Posted 14 October 2021 - 06:25 AM

If I needed one pan to last the rest of my life what pan should that be?
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Posted 14 October 2021 - 07:28 AM

that's a difficult question to answer. It depends on what you cook and for how many.

When that is said, I've had this for 15 years now and it is amazing.

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Posted 14 October 2021 - 12:16 PM

When looking into options, consider a wok. I've had one ever since my introduction to the versatility and performance of one as a teenager when my dad decided on a whim to purchase one for my mom to have a go at stir-fry.
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Posted 14 October 2021 - 12:56 PM

View PostCause, on 14 October 2021 - 06:25 AM, said:

If I needed one pan to last the rest of my life what pan should that be?

A wok, a LeCreuset as Morgoth said, or an All Clad skillet with lid.

My partner is a fairly serious cook and after my contributions, she has all three and more.

The LeCreuset everything braiser gets used the most, the skillet second, and the wok third. All would be extremely useful for someone trying to cook most things in there.

It mostly depends on what you eat and what you want out of a pot or pan.
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#568 User is offline   Whisperzzzzzzz 

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Posted 14 October 2021 - 02:24 PM

And on what sort of range you have. A wok will be useless on electric or induction ranges.
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Posted 14 October 2021 - 03:46 PM

There are woks made for electric stoves. I have one. It isn't good, but it doesn't suck as much as you'd think it would suck.

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I kinda love it when D'rek unleashes her nerd wrath, as I knew she would here. Sorry innocent bystanders, but someone's gotta be the kindling.
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Posted 14 October 2021 - 06:19 PM

View PostCause, on 14 October 2021 - 06:25 AM, said:

If I needed one pan to last the rest of my life what pan should that be?


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Posted 14 October 2021 - 07:05 PM

thirding Wok and la Creuset.


also regards holding off for "big sales" a lot of companies build stuff specifically for big sale days (see black friday) and they are an inferious product with slightly different serial numbers for this reason
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#572 User is offline   Morgoth 

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Posted 26 October 2021 - 12:09 PM

View PostWhisperzzzzzzz, on 14 October 2021 - 02:24 PM, said:

And on what sort of range you have. A wok will be useless on electric or induction ranges.


That is entirely not true, unless your plates are terrible.
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Posted 30 October 2021 - 12:49 PM

View PostMalankazooie, on 30 September 2021 - 10:59 PM, said:

If you can hold off, wait until President's Day (or one of the other federal holidays that give you a Monday off). There's usually sales around those times.

Also, general rule of thumb (taking personal preference into account) - go firm. It's better for the back.


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#574 User is offline   Cause 

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Posted 16 February 2022 - 11:21 PM

Hey, any Malazan Marines in the san francisco area? Ill be there this Friday-Wednesday.

Otherwise I will be in texas soon too. Travelling all over for my job and just thought it would be cool to put some face to the names.
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Posted 09 March 2022 - 06:31 PM

Trying again: any Malazans in Houston or Detroit?
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Posted 10 March 2022 - 06:25 AM

Nope
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Posted 10 March 2022 - 06:25 AM

Get them to actually send you to Denver and not cancel it this time
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Posted 28 April 2022 - 09:57 PM

Any Malazan marines in:

Houston
San Antonio
Minneapolis
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#579 User is offline   Tsundoku 

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Posted 29 April 2022 - 01:58 PM

Maybe this "Äny Malazans in ...?" needs to have it's own thread?

I think there used to be one back in the day that was along the lines of where in the world are you or something like that.

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Posted 29 April 2022 - 03:20 PM

Apparently we’re all in the Midwest.
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