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    Generally speaking, you don't want to use a...

    Generally speaking, you don't want to use a projector in it's brightest mode that is pretty much only used for advertising maximum lumens. What matters is the lumens it puts out when calibrated, or...
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    Everyone else already mentioned sleep training,...

    Everyone else already mentioned sleep training, but DO NOT let them sleep in your bed. I have seen that turn into a multi-month/year nightmare for more than one family. Everyone is different but I...
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    Did you move to Calgary somewhat recently? ...

    Did you move to Calgary somewhat recently? Calgary roads have been absolute garbage since they day I started driving over 20 years ago. I have bent several rims over the years, I think the only...
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    Poll: We've been visiting our favorite restaurants...

    We've been visiting our favorite restaurants frequently since the day they opened. Super easy to get a reservation, helps get them back on their feet, and Door Dash is never the same with you food...
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    That place is good but lunch hour is over by the...

    That place is good but lunch hour is over by the time you're through the lineup. Probably a lot better now that DT is quiet, get em while you can haha.
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    I was referring to blitz, not you :) All good. ...

    I was referring to blitz, not you :) All good. He reads very selectively to pick out whatever info fits his agenda.

    I tip generously and often when it's warranted. I would rather give people...
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    Grab an Epson 4010/4050. Very similar input lag...

    Grab an Epson 4010/4050. Very similar input lag (around 30ms) and a much better unit with dramatically better post-purchase support should something go wrong. If your Optoma breaks (they are not...
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    My lease is nearly up and I am close to pulling...

    My lease is nearly up and I am close to pulling the trigger on a 2020 CTR very soon here. Do any of you guys drive them in the winter? How are they? The regular Civic is excellent in the winter...
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    Poll: Are any of your guys' gyms that have opened in a...

    Are any of your guys' gyms that have opened in a limited capacity reducing member fees to match? My gym opened, but with extremely limited hours such that I am almost never going to be able to go...
  10. Poll: Most people's tests come back in ~24-48hr, but...

    Most people's tests come back in ~24-48hr, but there would be a bit of risk involved I suppose. Also it's not clear if it's 72hr from your test date or your result date. Would be nice if you could...
  11. Subscription features? I can't think of a faster...

    Subscription features? I can't think of a faster way to have people stop buying your cars. What a nightmare. That would instantly rule out those vehicles for me personally.

    As for 0-60 and 1/4...
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    Power wise, a 4 stroke 250cc is roughly...

    Power wise, a 4 stroke 250cc is roughly equivalent to a 125cc 2 stroke and a 450cc 4 stroke is roughly equivalent to a 250cc 2 stroke. I used to race an RM125 around when the 4 stroke bikes were...
  13. Poll: Hawaii is open Aug 1 with no quarantine if you...

    Hawaii is open Aug 1 with no quarantine if you have a negative test within 72 hours which is extremely easy to do. Not sure if that also applies to Canadians but I'll be going ASAP. With nobody...
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    The problem with AMEX for most people is that...

    The problem with AMEX for most people is that some major retailers that are common for people to do the bulk of their repeat shopping at don't take them. It's always changing, but last I checked...
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    I do yes. The place I go to uses cream and a...

    I do yes. The place I go to uses cream and a straight razor on the neckline and a few other things out of the ordinary which is definitely beyond the normal scope of a typical inexpensive haircut,...
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    I've never had a tattoo before. Out of...

    I've never had a tattoo before. Out of curiosity, what do the artists do beyond the normal scope of their job/work to earn tips? Seems odd that it would be mandatory for a tattoo when the bare...
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    I like MEC as much as the next guy, but...

    I like MEC as much as the next guy, but everything they sell can easily be bought elsewhere, and a lifetime warranty on outdoor wear is not hard to find. It will suck if they go out of business as...
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    Geekbench literally just compares architectures. ...

    Geekbench literally just compares architectures. Apple has similarly efficient architecture to Intel, etc. which is why you see comparable scores. That is the end of it as far as Geekbench results...
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    That's not how it works. Geekbench is an...

    That's not how it works.

    Geekbench is an architecture benchmark only - an A14 has nowhere near the power of a higher wattage Intel i5 processor and Geekbench cannot be used to accurately compare...
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    Asus VG27AQ Gaming Monitor:...

    Asus VG27AQ Gaming Monitor:
    https://c1.neweggimages.com/ProductImage/24-236-987-S01.jpg

    Central A/C:
    https://www.achrnews.com/ext/resources/2017/07-2017/07-24-2017/Lennox_EL16XC1_image.jpg
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    The CTR and Porsche has it, I thought I mentioned...

    The CTR and Porsche has it, I thought I mentioned it in my previous post but maybe I didn't. I really like it but I would still take a DCT as #1 provided there was no paddle input lag (some cars...
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    You can add Prague to that list too haha. Thankfully there is Uber. Lots of sketchy cabs out there, both from a safety standpoint and tourist scams.
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    You're not crazy. Desktop hardware is quite a...

    You're not crazy. Desktop hardware is quite a bit better and quite a bit cheaper. Dollar for dollar a desktop will pretty well always outperform a laptop, especially for demanding tasks like gaming...
  24. I realize some people do not have a choice, but...

    I realize some people do not have a choice, but you could not pay me to fly on many of the Middle Eastern / Asian / African airlines from the poorer countries. They aren't all bad but some of them...
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    1080P gaming is typically more CPU bottlenecked...

    1080P gaming is typically more CPU bottlenecked than GPU bottnenecked, so make sure you check specific benchmarks so you don't end up buying something you cant even take full advantage of. That...
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    No need to apologize. OK well if it's just...

    No need to apologize. OK well if it's just completely generic, there are some go-to GPUs for 1080p.

    PSU shouldn't be a huge deal if you already have an existing GPU (presumably it was OK for...
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    For me, DCT w/ rev matched downshifts that...

    For me, DCT w/ rev matched downshifts that actually shifts instantly when you pull the paddle is better than anything else. After that I would take a MT, and then a traditional automatic last.
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    Yup, that's why I mentioned "unless 14" is too...

    Yup, that's why I mentioned "unless 14" is too small of a screen". I have no idea what he's used to or what he wants, but it will definitely be better for travel/portability and to your point, he...
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    Looking at your requirements I think it would be...

    Looking at your requirements I think it would be hard to beat an Asus G14 (Ryzen 9 4900HS, 1TB PCIe SSD, RTX 2060 6GB, 16GB 3200Mhz RAM, 1080P 120Hz w/full SRGB coverage) unless 14" is too small of a...
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    I'd take a 570S over most Porsche for the same...

    I'd take a 570S over most Porsche for the same reasons, and it's just way more interesting/exclusive. The Porsche would probably be cheaper to own and less annoying to service though.
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    Nobody can recommend you a card without knowing...

    Nobody can recommend you a card without knowing your desired resolution, frame rate, power supply wattage, and the games/apps you use. We need that info first for a worthwhile suggestion.

    The...
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    Other manufacturers are guilty of that too...

    Other manufacturers are guilty of that too though, especially the Americans. They take 7-year-old rental car platforms and option them up to $100K.

    Ford Mustang: 3.5X between base car and GT500
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    Oh yeah, 100% I thought I was going to have to pay it as it would have been hard enough to convince them even if I wasn't there, but I was in fact there. I was at a bachelor party (again, not...
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    Yeah I bought a shit ton around $20-21, but I...

    Yeah I bought a shit ton around $20-21, but I don't think it'll hit that again. I think $24/25 is not a bad price at the moment all things considered. Who knows lol.
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    Yeah ride quality was very noticeably better when...

    Yeah ride quality was very noticeably better when I drove the 911 on our roads, I think at the time anyway, that was one of the reasons I preferred it to the smaller mid engine cars.

    I drove a...
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    I tried the fan both ways, and for me personally,...

    I tried the fan both ways, and for me personally, it felt cooler with the fan sucking in cool air to blow over me while sleeping. Blowing air out may cool the whole room down better though, but...
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    Needs a turbo (for Calgary use anyway) & PDK to...

    Needs a turbo (for Calgary use anyway) & PDK to be perfect IMHO. PDK apparently coming to it soon, if not already available for order. Other than that it is pretty much the ideal sports car in my...
  38. Poll: Enbridge offers pension and benefits for life...

    Enbridge offers pension and benefits for life too. It's pretty much an ideal place to retire from after many years of service.
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    We have dual pane "Lux" windows, I assume they...

    We have dual pane "Lux" windows, I assume they are decent but not as good as triple pane. I don't know much about windows.

    We have honeycomb blackout blinds on the big window in the bedroom, so...
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    We saw 29C in our bedroom since I posted that...

    We saw 29C in our bedroom since I posted that (pre-AC of course). It's an oven. That late evening sun just bakes it and you can feel the heat radiating off the windows/blinds like crazy.

    I find...
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