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2023.06.09 15:41 EquivalentGrand7273 Is It Safe To Go On A Bike Trip To Leh Ladakh From Delhi, Considering The Weather Conditions?

Is It Safe To Go On A Bike Trip To Leh Ladakh From Delhi, Considering The Weather Conditions?
"Conquer the majestic terrains of Leh Ladakh on two wheels, embracing the thrill of adventure while prioritizing safety."
Introduction: Embarking on a thrilling leh ladakh bike trip from delhi has become a dream adventure for many avid travelers and motorcycle enthusiasts. The awe-inspiring landscapes, majestic mountains, and challenging roads make it an unforgettable journey. However, before setting out on this epic adventure, it's essential to consider the safety aspects, particularly regarding the unique terrain and unpredictable weather conditions that await you. In this blog, we'll delve into the safety concerns and precautions you should take to ensure a secure and memorable experience. 🏍️⛰️☀️❄️
Understanding the Terrain of Leh Ladakh:
The ladakh trip by bike is renowned for its rugged and breathtaking terrain. From treacherous mountain passes to winding roads with steep gradients, it demands a certain level of skill and expertise in biking. Understanding the terrain is crucial for assessing the safety quotient of your journey. Here are some key points to consider:

  1. Mountain Passes and High Altitude: Leh Ladakh is dotted with high mountain passes, such as Khardung La and Chang La, which pose challenges like thin air, low oxygen levels, and altitude sickness. Acclimatization is vital to avoid any health risks.
  2. Unpredictable Weather: The weather in Leh Ladakh can be highly unpredictable, with temperature fluctuations, sudden snowfall, and rainfall. It's crucial to be prepared for such weather changes and stay updated with reliable forecasts.
Precautions for a Safe Bike Trip:
To ensure your safety during a ladakh bike trip, here are some essential precautions to follow:

  1. Bike Condition and Maintenance: Ensure your bike is in excellent condition before the trip. Check brakes, tires, engine, and all other crucial components. Carry necessary spare parts and tools for minor repairs.
  2. Proper Riding Gear: Invest in high-quality riding gear, including helmets, riding jackets, pants, gloves, and sturdy boots. These will provide protection in case of falls or accidents.
  3. Physical Fitness and Acclimatization: Leh Ladakh's high altitude demands good physical fitness. Engage in regular exercise and cardiovascular activities before the trip. Additionally, allow sufficient time for acclimatization to adapt to the thin air and altitude.
  4. Stay Hydrated and Eat Well: Drinking plenty of water helps combat altitude sickness and keeps you hydrated throughout the journey. Consume nutritious meals that provide adequate energy for the demanding terrain.
  5. Ride in a Group or with a Guide: Consider riding in a group or hiring a professional guide who is familiar with the region. They can offer valuable insights, navigation assistance, and immediate help in case of emergencies.
Safety Measures During the Trip:
While on the ladakh bike tour, adhere to the following safety measures:

  1. Observe Speed Limits: Stick to speed limits and ride at a comfortable pace, especially on narrow and winding roads. Avoid overtaking at risky locations.
  2. Be Cautious on Curves and Gradients: Slow down while negotiating sharp curves and steep gradients. Use appropriate gears and maintain control of your bike.
  3. Watch out for Wildlife: Leh Ladakh is home to diverse wildlife, including wild yaks and marmots. Stay cautious and maintain a safe distance from them to avoid any conflicts or accidents.
  4. Carry Basic Medications and First Aid Kit: Pack essential medications such as altitude sickness pills, pain relievers, and basic first aid supplies. This will help you handle any minor health issues during the trip.
Conclusion: Undertaking a delhi to ladakh bike trip package is undoubtedly an adventurous and exhilarating experience. By understanding the unique terrain, preparing well, and taking necessary precautions, you can ensure a safe and memorable journey. Embrace the beauty of the region while prioritizing your safety and that of your fellow riders. So, gear up, pack your essentials, and get ready to conquer the challenging terrains of Leh Ladakh! 🌄🏔️🛵✨
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2023.06.09 15:37 bees_cell_honey Bypass arzel system - bad idea?

I moved into a 3 story house that is set up with 3 zones that are controlled via arzel compressed-air damper mechanisms, which there are ~20 of (not on trunk lines).
Turning only 1 zone on doesn't seem like it makes much of a difference (vs whole house). Also: had to power off A/C breaker because it would randomly turn on in the cold winter.
HVAC tech said Arzel board is making possible errors in calls for A/C and fan -- recommends new Arzel board ($1800). He also said that all 3 zones have air leaks in the Arzel tubing -- low pressure.
Options: 1. Replace Arzel board. Continue with partially operational zone functionality. $1800. 2. Also fix tubing and/dampers. Several thousand more. 3. Replace everything with Honeywell zoning. Many thousands. 4. Or... I could bypass the Arzel board, force open all Arzel damper manually, and switch to 1 t-stat, no zones (just open/close vents as needed for summer-vs-winter).
I'm leaning toward #4. Advice?
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2023.06.09 15:35 Elorie Reddit Protest - r/DatingOverThirty is participating

Cheers DOT folks.
The mod team has been discussing the upcoming Reddit protest all week, and as several of you have requested updates via ModMail, we thought we'd share our decision with the community. We wanted to discuss these matters internally ourselves first, to make sure we were on the same page before we made any sort of announcement.
TL/DR: DOT goes private from June 12th through 14th. Mods on vacation. Mayhem ensues.
By now I suspect most have heard about the open letter and API pricing. Even if it doesn't affect you directly, it will impact many of the ways Reddit currently functions. If you are not sure what this even is, I direct you to some folks who explain it far better than I could. In an easy way to understand, this is what API is and why this is change is a problem. AskHistorians explains in detail why so many Mods are upset, disillusioned and/or angry, in the wake of the Admin announcement.
To a lot of people, the API changes are not a big deal and might not be noticed. If you use the official app and it works for you, that’s great. You may not have known that third party apps existed, or why people prefer them. Some of our Mod team do use third party apps, both for casual browsing and for moderation. Others don’t. For us, this is not just about our personal preferences; it is about standing in opposition to ableism and making sure others have a voice.
Latest updates
If you’re thinking "These apps make a profit, so they should share some with Reddit," we absolutely agree! The issue many users have is the prices. It's near 10-20x more than similar services which means these apps will have to shut down. Apollo has been the scapegoat in some ways, but Narwhal, Relay, RIF, BaconReader, Boost and Slide have all issued statements that they are shutting down.
Before you ask “why can’t they just run ads to cover costs”, Reddit has decided this will not be an option. Even if a third party app manages to survive July 1st through a subscription based model alone, those apps will not have all the same content as the Official App. Namely, despite paying for the privilege of having a choice, NSFW content will be unavailable and invisible to those users.
Most mods use third party apps because the tools are light years better, and we're not swamped with ads. Despite the hate mail we get, us mods generally don't live in your mom's basement but have full time jobs, families and mod on our lunch breaks, after hours or other free time. We do this work because we care about the community. The switch forcing moderators to use the official app would slow down moderation and force more of the work to happen on desktop. That means your posts and comments will sit in queue unseen longer, it will take longer to get back to modmails, and harmful/illegal content or users may remain visible and unbanned for longer. In discussions with other mods, these changes will probably cripple most NSFW content on the website. On a third party app, we can accomplish in two clicks what would take the Official App five. Though Reddit has made strides in improving them, there is a long way to go. Even with uBlockOrigin and my mobile browser it's tough to mod. Plus you should be aware that Reddit has already been testing functions which eliminate mobile web browsing, and there is no guarantee that your preferred method of using Reddit won’t be next. (Where my Old Reddit fans at?)
Some people cannot use the official apps. Blind users especially (but others who need accessibility features) may not be able to access Reddit have challenges. For blind moderators, it can be difficult to impossible to find the moderation functions necessary, as well any layouts customizations necessary. This is the gap third party apps have happily stepped in to fill, and lived in harmony for years this way. These changes will also significantly impact volunteer run transcription subreddits, which allow visually impaired Redditors to read text images, and receive descriptions of visual content such as videos and images. These volunteers are indispensable to the blind community, because Reddit is the only social media website with no support for alternative text (though they may be working on that). Remember, NSFW content will be unavailable to regular users on third party apps, and yes, disabled people like porn too!
(NB: as of publishing this post - there is an article out on Verge from yesterday the that says Reddit will be making exceptions in the API policy for accessibility users, but no details yet. )
For many of us third party apps are just an option, but for some they are a necessity. We are of the opinion that pricing these apps out of existence before Reddit has a solution is passive discrimination. While there is much speculation why Reddit wants to take away the voices of those who are blind, or otherwise need accessibility or transcription accommodations, the plain fact is, that flies in the face of the tolerance and anti-discrimination the mod team here has always tried to stand up against. Limiting user choice, charging exorbitant and predatory fees, and refusing to communicate, are all significant problems that the mod team here takes issue with. We quietly have worked to make the sub more accessible (and would welcome additional feedback via modmail if you have suggestions), so this is deeply disappointing to us.
We are prepared to remain blacked out for a minimum of 48 hours. This means that no one will be able to access any DOT content until the blackout is over. In standing up for the voices of others, however, we don’t want to strip away the voices of our community. So now we want to hear from you. If you support us in this decision, please share and upvote this post, and comment with your support.
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2023.06.09 15:29 PNWclimberJohn [WTS] Mountain Hardwear Kor Cirrus Hybrid Jacket - Men's Medium - New - 10.0 oz.

Hi All, I have an awesome Mountain Hardwear Kor Cirrus Hybrid Jacket up for grabs. It's a men's medium and is new w/o tags and free of flaws.
This jacket features a lightweight, highly breathable Pertex® Quantum Air 20-denier stretch ripstop shell fabric with 4-way mechanical stretch for comfort. This water-resistant fabric sheds a light rain. Insulation is 40g PrimaLoft® Gold Active which is lightweight, breathable and body-mapped on the core and arms for warmth, making it ideal for active pursuits in a variety of temperatures. Seamless underarm gussets provide a low-profile, articulated fit that is chafe-free. There are 2 zippered handwarmer pockets and a large left chest zippered pocket. Partial elastic at cuffs allow the sleeves to be easily pushed up. Adjustable elastic cord system in bottom hem for dialing in the fit and preventing drafts. Lots to love here! Please take a look:
Retailed for $180.00. I'm asking $90.00 shipped. Half off...shipped to your door...what a deal! PayPal F&F is preferred, but PayPal G&S works if buyer can chip in an additional 3% to cover the fees. I've sold more than a hundred items in multiple subs over the last few years. Buy with confidence. Please let me know if you have any questions. Thanks for looking and be well.
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2023.06.09 15:27 ogwilson02 TIFU by not paying attention at all

This was about 6 months ago and I still think about it when I sleep at night. One of those embarrassing memories that are not only a beneficiary to insomnia but might as well be insomnia’s right hand man.
7 months ago I shipped out to Army Basic Training at Fort Sill, OK. Upon arrival you stay in a reception battalion until you get your medical shit cleared alongside a metric asston of paperwork. The reception battalion was also home to people who had gotten injured during actual basic, and were waiting to be medically discharged from the Army or wait to heal and restart basic at a later date. There was this one PFC there with a broken leg or something who would always give us advice, and since my group I shipped with and I were 1-2 days from shipping out, we had nothing to do and were talking to him about the experience, things to look out for and all that. He gave some decent advice, one that stuck out to me was “During Red Phase, they’ll have you do a bunch of pointless BS, mix and matching your clothes, yadda yadda.” This comes into play later.
Fast forward to Basic - it’s like day 3 of Red Phase (the initiation process where you do nothing but get fucked up for a few weeks along with learning the basics.) I’m in 4th Platoon - we’re on the drill pad around 1900/2000 after dinner getting smoked (push ups, air squats). Each platoon is getting smoked in their own different way. We had finished doing I don’t even remember how many burpees when our Drill Sergeant says “you have two minutes to run upstairs, grab a left PT shoe and a right boot, and get back down!”
I’m the furthest back left person in the formation and have the furthest bed from the door in the bay as well. As such, I was the last one upstairs, and by the time I’d made it to my locker everyone else was running downstairs. As I’m rummaging to grab my shoes.. that fuckin’ PFC from reception pops up in my head. A lightbulb popped on in my head bright enough to illuminate the ocean floor. “This must be what he meant by mismatching clothes!” (I should also add I wasn’t really paying attention when my DS gave that order. I was completely spaced out.
So, in what I thought was a moment of impeccable wisdom at the time, I secured my left PT shoe on my left foot and my right boot on my right foot. I run downstairs, turn the corner, and my heart immediately fills with enough adrenaline to kill an adult horse. I see the rest of my platoon in a squatting position, holding the shoes in front of them. I then look slightly to the right and could actually feel my bowels contracting and expanding, ready for excretion. All three of my platoons drill sergeants are staring at me with their mouths agape. At this point, I think ‘fuck it man, they already saw me, I gotta fall in’ and did the awkward lop-sided hop to the formation you would expect from someone wearing two completely different shaped and weighted shoes. After falling in my DS goes “ogwilson02 Get your ass up here!”
I stand in front of the formation as he proceeds to roast the absolute piss out of me lmao, “This is the motherfucker that will get you killed downrange! Look at your fucking battle buddy!” , then I proceeded to do flutter kicks for about 45 mins until it was time for bed. My platoon hated me for the next couple days but quickly changed as that was actually a minor fuckup compared to some of the shit those guys did. We never even ended up mismatching clothes, that fucker from reception knew exactly what he was doing. Damn you PFC Davis.
TL:DR; Didn’t pay attention to instructions in Basic. Wore mismatched shoes. Did lots of exercise to muscle failure.
EDIT: It actually didn’t end up so bad though, I remember when we were about a week from graduating our Drill Sergeants were shooting the shit with us in the bay, when they ask “Who was that fucking retard who came downstairs in a PT shoe and a boot in red phase?” Slowly raised my hand. They laughed for about 2 minutes and made me recreate it. Good times
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2023.06.09 15:27 Slimantha_Cheesy Should Roger Waters sue Keir Starmer

Sooner or later someone needs to stand up to woke bullshit artists like Starmer for using racism as a weapon to bash their opponents, why not Roger since he's minted and blatantly being smeared and lied about.
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2023.06.09 15:26 PNWclimberJohn [WTS] Mountain Hardwear Kor Cirrus Hybrid Jacket - Men's Medium - New

Hi All, I have an awesome Mountain Hardwear Kor Cirrus Hybrid Jacket up for grabs. It's a men's medium and is new w/o tags and free of flaws.
This jacket features a lightweight, highly breathable Pertex® Quantum Air 20-denier stretch ripstop shell fabric with 4-way mechanical stretch for comfort. This water-resistant fabric sheds a light rain. Insulation is 40g PrimaLoft® Gold Active which is lightweight, breathable and body-mapped on the core and arms for warmth, making it ideal for active pursuits in a variety of temperatures. Seamless underarm gussets provide a low-profile, articulated fit that is chafe-free. There are 2 zippered handwarmer pockets and a large left chest zippered pocket. Partial elastic at cuffs allow the sleeves to be easily pushed up. Adjustable elastic cord system in bottom hem for dialing in the fit and preventing drafts. Lots to love here! Please take a look:
Retailed for $180.00. I'm asking $90.00 shipped. Half off...shipped to your door...what a deal! PayPal F&F is preferred, but PayPal G&S works if buyer can chip in an additional 3% to cover the fees. I've sold more than a hundred items in multiple subs over the last few years. Buy with confidence. Please let me know if you have any questions. Thanks for looking and be well.
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2023.06.09 15:22 DogHermit Mid-Unit Townhouse - Cedar Shake to Tar - No Idea If They Did It Correctly

Mid-Unit Townhouse - Cedar Shake to Tar - No Idea If They Did It Correctly
I live in a townhouse-style condo which groups the units in groups of four; mine is one of the middle/non-end units. They were built in the 80s and started with cedar shake roofs, but in the last ten years the association has allowed replacement with tar shingles.
Yesterday a crew showed up and replaced our neighbors' roof - they also have a middle unit and their roof is the same as our roof (same level, no dividers or boundary separation).
We were not given any advance notice of the work, and the roofers couldn't really explain what in the installation would prevent water from flowing off the top of the new tar shingles under our cedar shakes (since the tar is much lower than the cedar and had to be "tucked under" to avoid exposing the roof plywood - see pics).
I'm concerned there's actually nothing up there to prevent this, and when we get our next heavy, driving, sideways-blowing storm that the water is just going to flow off their new tar shingles, under our cedar shakes, find every leak-point in the ply, and come into our attic (or down our chimney pipe - forgot to say, we share a chimney which bridges the property line; has two stacks in the same chimney, each within the unit's respective property line -see pics).
So a couple questions:
  1. With a common roof, should our association have some rule in place requiring at least some advance warning to owners of other units that technically share the same roof? I would have loved a chance to ask the question above before they did the work.
  2. How can I check (now after-the-fact) to make sure the work was done correctly, with whatever kind of materials-transition (tar to cedar shake) waterproofing/barrier would be required to do the job correctly? Is there an inspector of some kind I can hire?
I don't have a ladder long enough to get up to the roof and take close-up pics, or a car that could transport it if I rented one, so there's no DIY option.
Thanks for any informed responses/.02, much appreciated in advance!

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2023.06.09 15:19 -Daku- [FS] South FL 33071-$3+ Medaka Ricefish Neocaridina Shrimp Bucephalandra Java Fern Anubias Rotala Cabomba Pennywort Anacharis Cryptocoryne Amazon Sword Moss Hydrocotyle Monte Carlo Baby Tears S. Repens Micro Sword Saggitaria Guppy Grass Red Root Floaters & More!

[FS] South FL 33071-$3+ Medaka Ricefish Neocaridina Shrimp Bucephalandra Java Fern Anubias Rotala Cabomba Pennywort Anacharis Cryptocoryne Amazon Sword Moss Hydrocotyle Monte Carlo Baby Tears S. Repens Micro Sword Saggitaria Guppy Grass Red Root Floaters & More!
Hey all - Daku Aquatics here with my weekly list of aquatic goodness!
New and improved with MORE VARIETY, LOWER PRICES, AND BULK DISCOUNTS on multiple items!
My homebred Gold & Silver Medaka Ricefish are once again available!
I breed and raise these indoors and outdoors in a temp range of 50F to 95F degrees. They are extremely hardy and do well in virtually all conditions I’ve kept and bred them in.
This strain of Medaka breed 50/50 gold and silver. They community spawn by depositing their eggs on plants or floaters in the aquarium. They are great in patio ponds and fish tanks alike!
ALL NEW BUCE IS IN! I have also included macro shots of each variety for your viewing pleasure.
\REDDIT BUCE SALE* -* 20% off ALL Bucephalandra with your order of $50 or more in Buce!
These plants are just as easy as the other epiphyte plants i offer like Anubias - give them a try!
If you are undecided or new to Buce, or don't want full clumps of any 1 variety, let me know and i can suggest some of my favorites and/or put together a custom pack based off your needs and budget!
My UPDATED Buce List with pricing can be found here:
All my Neocaridina Shrimp are homebred in remineralized tap water at:
Temp 73 - 78 PH 6.5 - 7.0 TDS 250-350 GH 8-12 KH 3-5
I am currently offering multiple varieties of high grade shrimp i breed myself!
I also offer multi-color "Skittle" 10+2 packs if you want a mix of colors for your tank! Skittle pack is a mix of Red, Blue, Orange, Yellow, Black, White, and Jade! You may also request any color and quantity combination for your perfect mix, though my 10+2 packs are currently limited due to heavy sales, trying to let my colonies bounce back!
10+2 packs of ANY COLOR for $36.
Most of the plants in my fish rooms are homegrown by me, and I am now working with a local plant nursery to offer you a lot more popular & easy plants to choose from.
EVERYTHING I offer is grown low tech WITHOUT co2 injection or high lighting. I dose an all-in-one liquid fertilizer once a week to all of my tanks and use low to medium lighting - that's it!
PM if if you're looking for a custom plant pack - We can come up with something nice together!
Invoices via PayPal.
Shipping is $10 for USPS Priority with tracking on all orders.
shipping rates for the continental US only - PM me if you are in HI, AK, or a US territory for a shipping quote.
You can order more than one item for the same shipping rate - Lets fill those boxes up!
Local pick up OK! Shoot me a message if you're in my area.
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Gold & Silver Medaka Ricefish - 5 for $25
Skittle Mix Shrimp 10+2 pack - $36
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Java Fern (regular or lace) - $6 each / 5 for $25
Anubias Varieties - $7 each / 5 for $30
Stem Plant Bunches - $6 each / 5 for $20
Cryptocoryne Pots - $5 each / 5 for $20
Amazon Sword Plants - $5 each
Moss Portions - $8 each / Coral & Cameroon - $10 each
Java Moss on 5x3in mats - $15 each / 2 for $25
Hydrocotyle Tripartita on 5x3in mats - $15 each / 2 for $25
Monte Carlo $5 each
Dwarf Baby Tears - $5 each
S. Repens - $5 each
Micro Sword - $5 each
Sagittaria Subulata - $6 for 5 rooted crowns
Guppy Grass - $6 for 10-15 stems
Red Root Floaters - $10 sandwich bag portion
Catappa Leaf (Indian Almond Leaf) - $5 for 10 leaves
Cholla Wood - $5 for 2 logs
*There are snails in ALL of my tanks.
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[LIVE ARRIVAL GUARANTEE]: In the event of a DOA, I will replace the effected livestock or plants and reship FOR FREE. I stand behind my livestock, plants, and shipping methods, so I do not require you to re-pay shipping fees like most sellers in this industry. It rarely happens, but if it does, please send clear photos of the effected plants or animals in their closed shipping bags within 2 hours of the first delivery attempt and I'll make it right!
Have a great day and thank you for your continued support all these years!
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2023.06.09 15:18 Dankuser2020 Why is there no BVR combat in the GFFA?

Why is there no BVR combat in the GFFA?
For those of you who don’t know, BVR combat stands for beyond visual range combat, so basically shooting missiles at one another from long distances away. This had become the norm in air combat for the past few decades, and now air combat within visual range is very rare and usage of an aircraft’s gun is even rarer.
So why do dogfights take place at very short ranges in the galaxy far far away (GFFA).
From an out of universe perspective I can see why. SW’s combat is broadly based off of WWII and air to air missiles did not exist quite yet. But those are out of universe reasons, but I’m interested in in universe reasons.
Maybe electronic warfare and jamming/countermeasures such as flares are just so advanced to render them near useless? I mean I know that in our world, space is very cold and flares are basically giant plumes of heat so I guess I could see that. Maybe they fell out of favor due to cost or something like that. But I don’t see that as a good explanation, missiles on our world are expensive and still used. And perhaps they are used, but we never see them on screen due to the fact that it's less interesting than a visual range dogfight. I guess that's another reasonable explanation. I still am not truely convinced on the matter.
What do you think? Because by the time of the galactic civil war, I would imagine that they would be fairly effective for both sides. For the empire it would be a cheap way of bulking up on firepower and for the rebellion it would be a great way to counter the masses of TIE fighters that the empire seem to throw at just about every problem.
So what is your opinion on the matter?
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2023.06.09 15:17 PoopWaiter TIFU: I pretended to have a hemophobia as a cover for me pooping myself at my waitering job

TW: Poop and blood
I have a pretty good poop story I think you guys would appreciate. This happened almost a year ago. No one knows the truth (hopefully) so I'm posting this on an throwaway account.
I used to be a waitress at a steakhouse while I was studying at university. One night the restaurant was incredibly busy so I was running around a lot to make sure I don't neglect my tables. While cleaning one of my tables, I accidentally broke a wine glass. I cut my finger on one on the shards when I was picking them up. It bled quite a bit so I went to the manager to get a band-aid since I didn't want to get get blood anywhere while serving food. I was standing outside his office waiting for him to get the first aid kit. I was holding in quite a painful fart for a while as I didn't previously have time to take a break in between serving customers. So I decided to quietly let it out while I was waiting by myself. Big mistake. It wasn't a fart. It was full on diarrhea. All the running probably did a number on my bowels. I was horrified. I didn't have time to run to the bathroom, because the manager came out with the band-aid and asked me to hold up my finger. He was carefully placing the bandage around my finger and I was just praying he couldn't smell the poop. He asked if I was okay and that I looked pale. I was probably pale from the embarrassment and fear, but I just made something up and told him I'm not good with blood (which was stupid, since I study forensic science). I excused myself and went to the bathroom to clean myself up. I was panicking heavily as I had a few tables waiting for me and here I was trying to remove my sneakers and jeans so I can remove my underwear. I threw away my underwear in the bin but unfortunately the poop went through my underwear and on the inside of my jeans. I struggled getting my shoes on and it took me a while. A fellow waitress knocked on the door asking if I'm okay and I just called out that I threw up and I asked for some water. I finally was fully dressed and mostly clean of poop. I decided that I should go home for the night, as I did not want to serve food if the customers could possibly smell poop coming from my jeans. So I had to play up my act. I came out and pretended to be super dazed. My fellow waitress left me a glass of water by reception so I drank that and sat in the corner and told everyone I'm trying to recover. The manager teased me relentlessly for being a forensic scientist with a fear of blood. I tried to downplay it and said "It's just when it's MY blood". Queue me running to the bathroom every few minutes and making fake gagging noises. I was finally given permission to leave. The other waitress took over my tables and I left home for the night. I think a few of them might believe I was overreacting and just wanted to get out of work. I'd rather them believe that instead of knowing I pooped myself. I really hope that if anyone smelled anything, they thought it was vomit and not poop. I don't work there anymore as I moved but I still feel bad for the cleaner who had to deal with my poopy underwear in the trashcan.
Anyways, that's my story. It's hilarious thinking back on it. I just need another year or so for it to simmer down so I have the guts to tell it to the other waitress who I still keep contact with so we both can laugh about it.
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2023.06.09 15:14 Luk33_T4rt Secret Area (Stormheart)

Secret Area (Stormheart)
Not sure how many of you have seen this yourselves, but with the knowledge that in a few weeks School of Dragons will become unplayable I feel the need to share this.
In the map Stormheart, there is a secret area underneath the rock formation that is only able to be accessed because the rock's shapes aren't complete. There is a small hole in a rock by the edge of the land (one of the rocks you can directly see touch the ocean). From there, if you duck in and continue along the inner wall in a clockwise direction you'll come across two areas that you can't see otherwise. Move into the one with the ship as that is your way of getting to the coral (it can not be done the other way around as there is a barrier to prevent you getting to the coral area first). Walk into the ship cave and move to the far wall. You'll be put into a swimming animation. At the far wall, keep swimming so that eventually you slide down to the bottom of the wall where you will now be capable of standing. Be careful of leaving that half of the cave as there is a one-way barrier, so if you leave that half you can't get back in without exiting the room entirely. Explore the room. In this room you will not be able to access the prompt to ride your dragon.
To get to the other cave with the coral, make your way to the water. It will give you a swim prompt, complete with an oxygen bar. Swim to the bottom and out either side. You'll drop out of the swim animation, lose the oxygen bar and gain access to your dragon. You are now in the coral cave, and there are even fish swimming around 'in the air'. To exit that cave and return to the intended map, just fly upwards and you'll fly past the water barrier.
While I have never progressed far through the game, due to glitches that prevented me from continuing (it happened on each account), I assume the underwater swim and the oxygen bar are not mechanics anywhere else in the game, and I believe that this is the only area with coral. Maybe the map where Stormheart currently lies was originally meant to be given a different purpose?
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2023.06.09 15:12 DawnOfLegion1 Roman Reigns - Your Tribal Chief...for over 10 years

JBL once referred to Randy Orton as the perfect sports entertainer, from head to toe. In the modern context, the prototype would be Roman Reigns. Look at the man - stunning, tall, jacked, college grad, legit athlete, a fireball of charisma, and the same blood as this little guy called The Rock. If anyone was destined for greatness, it was certainly Joe Anoa'i. The prophecy came true, and within 6 years of his professional wrestling debut, Roman was the WWE Champion, the pinnacle of wrestling. However, the fans didn't accept the charming Samoan, and for years he caused rifts within the various types of wrestling fans. In 2020, the tide finally turned, and years of frustration created The Tribal Chief. What if I told you that The Tribal Chief was the end-game all along ?
Upon his debut in FCW, a babyfaced Joe Anoa'i was known as Leakee, a goodie-two-shoes babyface proud of his Samoan heritage. He'd throw his right hand up in the air, in order to "collect the energy from the audience", and showed great potential, despite being extremely green. Leakee had some decent success in FCW, but it was clear a few pieces of the puzzle were missing. An impressive yet faceless babyface, a change was needed. Then, a new attitude shone through. Referring to himself as The Boss, Leakee was clad in a sharp suit, aviators, and a cocky attitude. Upon FCW's rebranding into NXT, Leakee's attitude remained, but two things were different - he was now known as Roman Reigns, The Thoroughbred. Reigns had grand desires, to be the leader of the industry and make a change. The businessman certainly was impressive and talked a big game, but his intentions were overly ambitious, if not delusional. For now.
Then, The Shield was born, a group of mercenaries focused on justice. Reigns was met with question marks from the fans, as his teammates already had reputations that proceeded them, while Reigns was seen as a random Samoan from the developmental brand. As a character, Roman remained largely the same - stoic, calm and cool, and it was almost like he let Dean and Seth get all the spotlight. Initially, Deano was presented as the centerpiece because of his talking abilities. Then, Seth Rollins was the focal point due to his chaotic style and role as the peacemaker. All the while, in and out of kayfabe, Roman was getting better and better, biding his time to be that leader he always wanted to be.
In early 2014, it finally happened - Roman Reigns was the focus of The Shield. In a not coincidental coincidence, the group turned face during this time and changed their entire modus operandi. With Roman as the source of leadership, The Shield finally stopped being Authority's lapdogs, stood up to Wyatt Family, and even defeated Evolution.. twice ! Kayfabe or not, Shield's most dominant and successful period happened during Roman's rule. Reigns did what he sought out to do, what he promised he would do 3 years ago - he proved himself as a leader. Problem was his leadership position didn't allow him to be a top guy, and the other problem was one of his brothers choosing money over brotherhood..
The Shield ended, and Roman's aspirations of being a conquering leader were put on hold. While still friendly with Dean, now he had to carve out his own path. For 5 years, Roman did, and the results were excellent, from a professional standpoint. From a personal standpoint, it couldn't have felt too good. See, Roman Reigns, even as a babyface, was never the most swell guy in the world. He'd be disrespectful, needlessly violent, somewhat childish, and certainly overexposed. From a kayfabe POV, his fellow babyfaces were likable and Roman was not. Out of kayfabe, Roman was perceived as a guy who got his foot in the door through nepotism, while others hustled for years and were still held down. Sure, the women and the children loved Roman, but unlike previous faces of the company, Roman just couldn't capture everyone. In that sense, he failed as a leader, as during his final few Shield months, every demographic liked Roman Reigns. Now, on his own, he was left to swim with the sharks, and while he did score a lot of kills, Roman was left scarred and exposed.
By 2020, Roman Reigns found out a lot about himself - he could dominate and conquer on his own, he could lead others successfully, but he couldn't lead the masses. He couldn't get a combination of love, fear, and respect, he was only able to get 1 out of 3 of those things throughout different points of his careers. He overcame leukemia, fought hard to fight back, and still.. nothing. No love, fear and respect from everyone, just overwhelming love, overwhelming respect, and prevalent.. pity. Pity for this monster, in every sense of the term, who could strike fear into others with merely a menacing stare. After everything he'd done and been through, Roman was now seen as an inspiration to many, but still a liability and nuisance to some. Point is - he still wasn't that leader he wanted to be. With COVID flipping the world on its head, a frustrated and scared Roman finally had enough. 10 years of anger, frustration, failure and setbacks finally came crashing.
The Tribal Chief is the guy a young Leakee talked about in FCW. The Tribal Chief is the guy The Thoroughbred said would take over the business back in NXT. The Tribal Chief is a guy who never would have been in The Shield, because he didn't need it. The Tribal Chief is a guy who'd never work under anyone, they work for him. The Tribal Chief is a guy who wouldn't stand in the ring, soaking in the boos and taking disrespect for defeating Undertaker and John Cena. The Tribal Chief is a guy who doesn't accept being compared to others or being called a second-rate version of. The Tribal Chief is not a guy who'd hesitate going in for the kill in his matches, or saying something that would offend someone. Every mistake that Roman Reigns made these past 10 years The Tribal Chief wouldn't do, he is finally that leader he talked about a decade ago. Problem is.. that leader has made a different mistake altogether - forgetting the first rule of The Shield. Family, brothers come before all.. and that mistake, a mistake that the old, average Roman Reigns would never make, is exactly what's going to end The Tribal Chief. Full circle once again.
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2023.06.09 15:10 Niedski Corn Wars: Unveiling the Superiority of Nebraska Corn over Iowa Corn

I cannot stand idly by while untruthful slander about Nebraska's premier agricultural product is slandered against in comparison to that grass Iowa tries to pass off as corn.
Fertile Soil: Iowa may have the most fertile soil, I cannot contest that. However Nebraska does much more with what it has. We've bred varieties of corn that are both resistant to drought and poor soil conditions - not to say that Nebraska soil is poor, black soil (mollisols) is one of the major soil orders in the state. We don't have as much as Iowa, but through ingenuity we've overcome this challenge and produce a respectable amount of corn despite not having the same advantages that Iowa has. We weren't born into our corn, we earned it.
Climate Advantage: Nebraska wasn't blessed with as abundant rainfall as Iowa was, early explorers granted us the moniker "The Great American Desert" for a reason and the sandhills are the remains of an ancient desert that have since become grass stabilized. However, unlike Iowa, we again earned our corn by digging deep and finding the power to overcome. Specifically with the Ogalala Aquifer. Nebraska contains the largest portion of the Ogalala Aquifer, and is the only state whose use of the aquifer results in a net gain of water. Iowa may have been blessed with abundant rainfall, but Nebraska corn is leading the way in sustainability in the face of climate crisis.
Variety Selection: Do you think this is a valid point at all? Nebraska corn has just as much variety as Iowa corn. I cannot bring up figures, but I guarantee we've bred just as many varieties for our environment as Iowa as - and our varieties are drought resistant. It's called sustainability, see my previous point.
Ethanol Production: So you lead the nation in a fuel source that will be extinct in 50 years? I won't get on my high horse about climate for this point, Nebraska corn is used primarily for feeding livestock which itself is a climate nightmare, but at least in 50 years I'll still get use out of a hamburger, I will not be putting ethanol in my car. Not to mention that even at E10 concentrations ethanol can cause damage to engines. Next time your engine breaks cause of all the cheap gas you're using, you can thank Iowa's "leading ethanol production". Next time you're eating an Omaha beef hamburger and crying tears of joy, thank Nebraska Corn.
Pride and Tradition: Corn is deeply rooted in Nebraska’s heritage and cultural identity. Generations of Nebraska farmers have dedicated their lives to perfecting the art of corn farming, passing down knowledge and techniques from one generation to the next. This shared heritage and deep pride in their corn-growing legacy contribute to the exceptional quality of Nebraska corn.
Iowa may win the quantity game, but when it comes to securing our future, the proud American tradition of earning what's ours instead of having it handed to us, overcoming adversity, and producing a product that will endure into the future - Nebraska Corn takes it all, and wins the quality game.
Much like Iowa football, Iowa Corn has settled down and become comfortable with mediocrity. They don't want quality or to earn anything, Iowa Corn will see a 9-3 season and say "this is acceptable, I can do this for 50 years". They're scared of risk. They'll never have the lowest lows, but they'll never have the highest highs either. Always a bridesmaid never a bride, and I think that's sad.
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2023.06.09 15:10 Bobbo62499 1985 Kawasaki ZL900

For starters, I apologize for posting in here so much, but you all are a great wealth of knowledge.
Here’s the deal…
My 1985 ZL900 runs like crap. At idle, it seems fine - sounds nice, great throttle response, etc.
I just had the carbs rebuilt & cleaned 2 months ago. And some symptoms I have seen since getting that all done are :
As soon as I get her moving... Backfiring on deceleration, reaks of fuel especially at idle, feels choked up / power like a 250, whole thing just sounds bad, occasionally the carbs overflow & leak fuel out of my airbox area (EDIT : only leaks fuel after riding, and when the bike is turned off.. no fuel in the oil, have changed it 2x in the past couple months), I have to crank the throttle past a certain threshold before it picks up and goes. The valve covehead also seem to run HOT. I know it’s dated technology, but I feel like it shouldn’t be quite as hot as it gets - cooling system is fine to the best of my knowledge.
I have a high flow filter in my air-box & the OEM exhaust from the last owner… and I have no idea if the carbs are jetted, but I’d assume not.
1) Do any of the symptoms above seem to be related to having a high flow filter with potentially no re-jetting?
2) Between the “abnormal” heat of the motor, backfiring on decel, serious lack of power, fuel smell at idle, etc… does it seem like my carbs need to be re-synchronized? Do those symptoms seem like its running rich? Lean?
I’m just 23 and haven’t poked my head around carbureted bikes much, especially with a quad carb setup, but this thing is so cool & I am determined to get it running correctly.
Appreciate you all.
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2023.06.09 15:10 ecigone_ The Impact of E-Liquid Storage and Steeping on Flavor Development

The Impact of E-Liquid Storage and Steeping on Flavor Development
As vaping continues to gain popularity, the market for e-liquids has expanded rapidly. Vape enthusiasts are always on the lookout for the best vape mod kits and the best vape juice to enhance their vaping experience. However, one often overlooked aspect that significantly impacts flavour development is the proper storage and steeping of e-liquids. In this article, we will explore the importance of e-liquid storage and steeping and how they can enhance the flavour profile of your vaping experience.
Understanding E-Liquid Storage
When you purchase e-liquids from a vape shop online or a brick-and-mortar store, it is crucial to store them properly. E-liquids are typically composed of a mixture of propylene glycol (PG), vegetable glycerin (VG), nicotine, and flavourings. Exposure to heat, light, and air can alter the composition of these ingredients and impact the overall taste of the e-liquid.
To ensure the longevity and flavour quality of your e-liquids, it is recommended to store them in a cool, dark place. Direct exposure to sunlight or high temperatures can cause the e-liquid to degrade and lose its flavour. Moreover, it is essential to keep the e-liquid bottles tightly sealed to prevent air exposure, which can lead to oxidation.
Steeping: Unveiling the Hidden Flavours
Steeping is a process that allows the e-liquid to mature and develop its full flavour potential. Similar to ageing a fine wine, steeping involves letting the e-liquid sit for a period of time, allowing the ingredients to blend and meld together. During this process, any harsh or overpowering flavours can mellow out, resulting in a smoother and more enjoyable vaping experience.
Different e-liquids have varying steeping requirements. Some e-liquids are pre-steeped by the manufacturers and are ready to vape right out of the bottle. However, many e-liquids benefit from additional steeping time to reach their optimal flavour. It is important to note that steeping is not mandatory, but it can enhance the taste and overall vaping satisfaction.
Methods of Steeping
There are several methods you can employ to steep your e-liquids effectively:
Time Steeping: This is the most basic method, where you simply let the e-liquid sit in a cool, dark place for a specific period of time. The duration can vary depending on the e-liquid, typically ranging from a few days to several weeks.
Breathing: Some vapers prefer to "breathe" their e-liquids by removing the cap and letting the e-liquid breathe for a short period of time. This allows any alcohol or volatile compounds to evaporate, resulting in a smoother taste.
Warm Bath: Placing the tightly sealed e-liquid bottles in warm water can speed up the steeping process. Be cautious not to expose the e-liquid to excessively high temperatures, as it may degrade the quality.
Ultrasonic Steeping: Using an ultrasonic cleaner, you can speed up the steeping process by subjecting the e-liquid bottles to ultrasonic vibrations. This method aids in the blending of flavours and can significantly reduce the steeping time.
Experimentation and personalization
Steeping is a highly subjective process, and the optimal steeping time for an e-liquid can vary from person to person. Some vapers prefer a stronger, more intense flavour, while others may prefer a smoother, milder taste. It is essential to experiment with different steeping methods and durations to find the flavour profile that suits your preferences.
Disposable Vape Pens: A Note on Steeping
Disposable vape pens, although convenient, are not designed for steeping. These pens are typically pre-filled with e-liquid and sealed to maintain freshness. Since the e-liquid cannot be accessed or altered, steeping is not applicable in this case. Disposable vape pens are meant to be used and discarded once the e-liquid is depleted.
In the world of vaping, the flavour of e-liquids plays a significant role in the overall satisfaction of the vaping experience. Proper storage and steeping techniques can enhance the taste profile of e-liquids, allowing you to enjoy a more refined and enjoyable vape. Remember to store your e-liquids in a cool, dark place, and consider experimenting with different steeping methods and durations to find the perfect balance of flavours. Whether you're a seasoned vapour or just starting out, understanding the impact of e-liquid storage and steeping is key to unlocking a world of exquisite vaping flavours.
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2023.06.09 15:08 TheEpicMedic Day 4: Does thou have any Crossplay, sire?

Day 4: Does thou have any Crossplay, sire?
Today, I took it easy, and since its friday, and I want my contracts done. I still want more people to play with, but as it stands, I'd rather just get my ingots and be done with it for now. Sadly, despite the lackluster population, I still enjoy the game when I'm not being overwhelmed with either new players, or empty lobbies. Its got some issues, yeah, but Darktide is still one of the better games in the genre.

Zalm, Preacher

Journal Entry 4. Today, I hath rested and recovered from the day prior's tribulations. And thus did I find myself in somewhat better humours, so I set out into completing the rest of Melk's contracts for me. I decided it would be an easier day, so I took only three missions, slowly progressing in challenge, according to the reports. It was a simple affair, for the most part, as I took my time in the missions, and ensured their full completion.
My first mission was fill with seditionists, fully capable of finding themselves at ease, until I brought down my wrath upon them. Even the rejects had trouble keeping up with me at times, my fervor in full swing, and the heretics all be cowering as they were slaughtered beneath my steel. Alas, as enjoyable as it was to destroy such wretches, no one joined me on my missions, aside from the faceless rejects.
My second mission was an uprising in the hab blocks, yet again, and I was sent to both quell and discover this new, foul disease thats being spread. It was mostly empty, save the occasional horde of the walkers, and my team was equally empty, save the cannon fodder. I have grown weary of them always stepping between me and mine targets, and have begun to set aside my gun in favor of my sword during my missions, so as not to waste ammo into their... magnetic bodies.
Finally, my last mission was a bit more harrowing, as the malice in the air was almost palpable. It did not take long for my squad to be filled out, yet I still felt near alone. All three were clearly recruits, as none of them seemed to know where they even were. They never heeded my calls for them to acquire ammo, despite their incessant desire to cry for more. They placed medipaks near medicae stations, despite my protestations. And many times, they charged off alone, as if they were an Astartes, and many times being pinned by some abomination. At least the missions was successful.

Quitus, THE Psyker

Today was a letdown. I could not possibly convince Sefoni to teach me how to shield myself from physical contact. She said my skills were more than enough to deal with the plebs I contend with on a normal basis. I fear she thinks I mean during missions. Obviously, I dont think I explained it well enough. Perhaps later I shall enlighten her to my plight. I truly wish for no one to touch me. Eh, I have lived with it for now, I can wait a while longer.
Anyway, my missions were boring. As usual. I was alone with blanks for 2 of them, and but one missions I managed to surround myself with ogryn. Somehow. The slabs, I will admit though, were surprisingly effective meat shields. I was able to torch many heretics while they put themselves between them an me. I rather enjoy having so much more body mass to absorb so many more bullets and las shots. I should consider hiring a person body guard. That might be a good way to keep others from touching me.


Today was average. I found a decent number of people, a total of 6 across 6 missions, but...3 of them were sub 15. The three ogryns were clearly a crew, as they worked well together, and they did great to protect me, but its rare to see max level players at all anymore, so finding a crew of them was almost unheard of. I appreciate you, slab. You do the Emperors holy work.
But I still need crossplay, as I did 6 missions and only had people show up in 2 of them. 4 whole missions with nothing but bots is not fun.
most people I've seen on in a bit, and there are a total of 2 people, out of 8, that are max.
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2023.06.09 15:05 GummyRoach Ever tried to fix something that should have been simple, only to have the situation go from bad to worse?

I needed to disconnect my Kenmore water softener and pull it away from the wall in order to get something that fell behind it. When I went to reconnect it, it started leaking at the connectors wherre the bypass valve plugs into the back of it. I thought, "hmm..... bad O-rings? No big deal, I'll replace them." So I bought new o-rings. Stupid thing STILL leaked! (cuss!) (swear!) I did a google search. Turns out, those cheap Kenmore softeners are notorious for having the bypass valve getting warped or "out-of-round", so that the fittings don't created a proper, water-tight seal. I thought, "Ok, fine! I'll replace the bypass valve". There are youtube videos on how to do that. It looked, and is "supposed to be" very easy to do. So... the replacement assembly arrived the other night. I went to swap it out, turned the water back on, and it was like Niagra falls! The supply line pipe ended up cracking! To add insult to injury, the water got inside the control board of the softener and shorted it out! Well isn't THAT conveeeeeeeenient!!!!! (cuss!) (swea!)
So.... yesterday, $2000 later, I had a new softener installed. Problem solved, but my wallet is crying.
So..... Any of YOU had a situation like that, where you attempted what SHOULD HAVE BEEN a simple fix, only for it to turn into a disaster? What's YOUR story? What happened?

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2023.06.09 15:02 UnDead_Ted Standing Strong Through the Storm Day 77

Standing Strong Through the Storm Day 77



Though the fig tree does not bud and there are no grapes on the vines, though the olive crop fails and the fields produce no food, though there are no sheep in the pen and no cattle in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will be joyful in God my Savior. Habakkuk 3: 17-18
Cuba is an island full of color, warmth and smells, yet it is also run down and dilapidated. This island seems to be open, but it is subject to many restrictions. Almost all Cubans experience shortages of literally everything.
Christians can be found throughout Cuba, and shortages are extreme for them. There is a chronic shortage of Bibles and Christian literature. “Every month, we have baptism services and we often have tens and sometimes dozens of new Christians being baptized,” reported a female pastor. “Due to the shortage of Bibles, we do not give people a Bible when they convert. They first have the possibility to enter a ‘Christianity course’ before being baptized. Once people have finished the course and have been baptized, they receive a Bible. This way we have more certainty that the Bible will really be used.”
Christian leadership is lacking in Cuba. “There is a shortage of good, solid Christian leadership in the churches. We don’t have the knowledge and could really use good study material on biblical leadership,” stated a Cuban pastor.
Christians lack places to worship together. One pastor in Cuba said, “We don’t have our own building and our houses are too small to meet in. Every Sunday we use all the means of transport that we can find to go out into the countryside. There we're less conspicuous and we can hold an open-air service. But if it’s raining or too windy, it has to be called off. That’s a pity, because we like meeting together so much.”
Another pastor said, “We don’t get permission to build new churches or church buildings. Only the church buildings that have been here before 1959 are officially registered as church buildings. Since then, it has not been possible to obtain permits for new church buildings.”
When a pastor was asked what his greatest wish is, he replied, “To conquer the city for Jesus Christ!” This is the dream of many Cuban Christians, who show their resiliency in the midst of restrictions. Are there too few Bibles? Then they simply share Bibles with each other and copy out Bible texts. Is it prohibited to proclaim God’s Word outside your church building? Then they make sure that the music and the words of the psalms and hymns are heard through the open windows of the building. When the police drive them away while evangelizing on the street, then they carry on somewhere else tomorrow. The scripture above is sung as a favorite hymn.
Cuban Christians see the restrictions as a challenge. They have the courage to dream. They stand up for their faith. In this way, the Word is heard and the Church in Cuba is growing.
RESPONSE: Today I will follow the example of Cuban Christians and rejoice in Jesus and serve Him faithfully even when the necessities and comforts of life are absent.
PRAYER: Lord, I want to be so dependent on You that I can sing the closing song of Habakkuk too.
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2023.06.09 14:56 RMZRIG 2005 RMZ450 rough idle, hanging revs, backfiring, and stalling

Hey guys, I’m kinda at a loss. Trying to keep it to the point as to not waste y’all’s time.
Bike was running great a month or so ago other than stalling after powering up hills. I also did crash it but nothing serious and bike was running fine later that day. After that it sat for a week or two, took carb off to swap to larger pilot jet hoping to fix stalling issue. Gave it a wash and new air filter. Since then it’s been nothing but trouble.
The idle seems to have a mind of its own, it’ll hang, and then just slowly drop until bike stalls. I’ve checked carb and gave it a clean (bike was running great with this jetting earlier). I’ve checked valves, timing, I’ve meticulously checked or any air leaks, and most recently I realized the bike has a throttle position sensor, but that seems to be reading within spec, and adjusting it doesn’t seem to change anything. The throttle cable sticks, which could be the issue but I can see the slide fully return to idle position so I’m not sure that’s the issue.
I’m kinda at a loss, I feel like I’ve checked everything there is to check. Bike was running great about a month ago so I’m not sure why it’s sputtering and backfiring out of nowhere. I thought maybe I installed the throttle positioning sensor at the wrong adjustment, I did check it with a multimeter and it seems to be within spec still, however I don’t know what I’m doing when it comes to that.
Apologies for the novel, if yall have any suggestions to look at I’d be grateful to hear it! thank you guys!
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2023.06.09 14:56 Mammoth_Storm Waterproofing Walnut advice please!

Waterproofing Walnut advice please!
Hi, I made a stool for my daughter to reach the sink (basin) out of some walnut scraps.
I’ve always finished with Danish oil before and really like that more natural finish. I though it would stand up to some water splashes but it hasn’t at all. Almost immediately I am getting water spots.
Can anyone recommend a finish that I could apply over the top (after sanding back) that would waterproof well whilst still looking natural. I am aware varnishes would be more waterproof but I’d really like to keep the natural character of the wood if possible. Thanks.
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2023.06.09 14:52 Spiritual_Screen5125 Bmw 116i 2006 error P1033

Hi everyone I have issues with my 2006 BMW 116i E87 model with N45B16 engine with 200 k kms on it P1033 is error code Internet says P1033 is Sole or unresponsive of O2 sensor circuit bank 1 ( downstream) It is giving low Mileage of 9.6 ltr per 100 kms and some small shudder with half clutch So I suspect the air fuel mixture is messed up Is there a way to isolate a problem myself Either problem with exhaust leak or clogged catalytic converter or something else What can be the cause and possible solution Any suggestions are appreciated Am I new here sorry about writing a longer post Thanks already
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