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miamizsun

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Location: (3261.3 Miles SE of RP)
Gender: Male


Posted: Apr 23, 2021 - 4:01am

 haresfur wrote:
The volume control on my computer. It only has 100 levels - well not even that. The lowest level that plays anything is "6" and that is way too loud for Radio Paradise as background, even if I set the RP web player level as low as it goes.

Incidentally RP is considerably louder than other stuff like Youtube and my other internet radio stations at the same volume setting.
 

i use powered speakers with a volume knob/remote   (edifier 1850)

so the computer level is set at 75-80% or so and i do the tweaking with the speaker volume

i haven't noticed the yt thing versus rp

good luck and good listening
{#Music}
haresfur

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Location: The Golden Triangle
Gender: Male


Posted: Apr 21, 2021 - 7:47am

The volume control on my computer. It only has 100 levels - well not even that. The lowest level that plays anything is "6" and that is way too loud for Radio Paradise as background, even if I set the RP web player level as low as it goes.

Incidentally RP is considerably louder than other stuff like Youtube and my other internet radio stations at the same volume setting.
oldviolin

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Location: esse quam videri
Gender: Male


Posted: Nov 3, 2020 - 3:02pm



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

  

ANYONE
EVERYONE
NO ONE
WELCOME TO ENGLISH
 


ScottFromWyoming

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Location: Powell
Gender: Male


Posted: Nov 3, 2020 - 2:44pm



 Steely_D wrote:


 Peyote wrote:
Answer to NOONE!

 
 

Absolutely! Especially when he still rocks it like this!



 

ANYONE
EVERYONE
NO ONE
WELCOME TO ENGLISH
Peyote

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Location: limbo
Gender: Female


Posted: Nov 3, 2020 - 2:30pm

Answer to NOONE!

 haresfur wrote:


 Antigone wrote:

Wow. Doesn’t seem like they should be allowed to do that. 
{#Snooty}
 
I regret having answered some of their questions. Actually any of their questions. Should have just politely told them to f off if they weren't going to tell me what it was about.

 


Isabeau

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Location: sou' tex
Gender: Female


Posted: Oct 30, 2020 - 12:47pm



 miamizsun wrote:


tacos (and maybe burritos) are probably the best fit for food truck logistics

fast and easy to one hand which is crucial 

(i'm just assuming that any reasonable person would have a beer in the other hand if possible)
 

Its compulsory. 
miamizsun

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Location: (3261.3 Miles SE of RP)
Gender: Male


Posted: Oct 24, 2020 - 9:59am

 cc_rider wrote:
 The journey is the reward... I'm in.

There's a taco truck down by the Shell station that makes really killer 'al pastor', that's not a bad quest either.
c.
 

tacos (and maybe burritos) are probably the best fit for food truck logistics

fast and easy to one hand which is crucial 

(i'm just assuming that any reasonable person would have a beer in the other hand if possible)
cc_rider

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Location: Bastrop
Gender: Male


Posted: Oct 23, 2020 - 3:46pm



 miamizsun wrote:


man's quest for the best fish tacos with cold beer will never end

i mean why would it?

and it if did that would piss me off




 The journey is the reward... I'm in.

There's a taco truck down by the Shell station that makes really killer 'al pastor', that's not a bad quest either.
c.


miamizsun

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Location: (3261.3 Miles SE of RP)
Gender: Male


Posted: Oct 23, 2020 - 2:36pm

 oldviolin wrote:
I guess the best Fish tacos I ever had were small steamed white corn tortillas with grilled Mahi, a kind of green picante relish and chunks of avocados 
with a special super duper sauce. Simple is better. Daaang. That place was bonk. Denver. Sheesh.
What if I can get that at a surfside hut somewhere? Where's Miamizsun?
Anyway...
 

man's quest for the best fish tacos with cold beer will never end

i mean why would it?

and it if did that would piss me off




haresfur

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Location: The Golden Triangle
Gender: Male


Posted: Oct 23, 2020 - 9:24am



 Antigone wrote:

Wow. Doesn’t seem like they should be allowed to do that. 
{#Snooty}
 
I regret having answered some of their questions. Actually any of their questions. Should have just politely told them to f off if they weren't going to tell me what it was about.

haresfur

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Location: The Golden Triangle
Gender: Male


Posted: Oct 23, 2020 - 9:20am



 westslope wrote:


 haresfur wrote:
A call from someone in HR, "Just to chat about how things were going". Then asked some specific questions about my work but wouldn't tell me what the actual purpose was for the call.
 

Hmmm.....  Non-union shop?
 
Union membership isn't compulsory. 

oldviolin

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Location: esse quam videri
Gender: Male


Posted: Oct 22, 2020 - 7:51pm



 buddy wrote:


 oldviolin wrote:


 buddy wrote:


 oldviolin wrote:
I guess the best Fish tacos I ever had were small steamed white corn tortillas with grilled Mahi, a kind of green picante relish and chunks of avocados 
with a special super duper sauce. Simple is better. Daaang. That place was bonk. Denver. Sheesh.
What if I can get that at a surfside hut somewhere? Where's Miamizsun?
Anyway...
 

Where?
 
At your house...
I mean some place in Glendale.
I think it was near a music store. Small local chain. Wahoo's maybe?

oh. I looked it up. Bigger than local chain lol.

 
I believe it was BBQ at my house. Later on it was dry toast & water. Either way you were the best dinner guest ever. Eventually we graduated to midnight breakfast at Pete’s Kitchen where yours took up a bit more than half the table. 

Then life happened & you were off to your homeland. I miss you more than I can say. I mourn Shiloh with you.  I mourn the distance.

Meanwhile you still haven’t told me where to find those  tacos. Just as well, they wouldn’t taste as sweet without you across the both from me, marveling at how every female in the place - young, old, with their partner or not - become intoxicated by your very spirit.

And horny.
 
Lol. Heck I hope I'm not THAT obvious...

buddy

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Location: Rocky Mountains
Gender: Male


Posted: Oct 22, 2020 - 6:34pm



 oldviolin wrote:


 buddy wrote:


 oldviolin wrote:
I guess the best Fish tacos I ever had were small steamed white corn tortillas with grilled Mahi, a kind of green picante relish and chunks of avocados 
with a special super duper sauce. Simple is better. Daaang. That place was bonk. Denver. Sheesh.
What if I can get that at a surfside hut somewhere? Where's Miamizsun?
Anyway...
 

Where?
 
At your house...
I mean some place in Glendale.
I think it was near a music store. Small local chain. Wahoo's maybe?

oh. I looked it up. Bigger than local chain lol.

 
I believe it was BBQ at my house. Later on it was dry toast & water. Either way you were the best dinner guest ever. Eventually we graduated to midnight breakfast at Pete’s Kitchen where yours took up a bit more than half the table. 

Then life happened & you were off to your homeland. I miss you more than I can say. I mourn Shiloh with you.  I mourn the distance.

Meanwhile you still haven’t told me where to find those  tacos. Just as well, they wouldn’t taste as sweet without you across the both from me, marveling at how every female in the place - young, old, with their partner or not - become intoxicated by your very spirit.

And horny.
oldviolin

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Location: esse quam videri
Gender: Male


Posted: Oct 22, 2020 - 6:11pm



 buddy wrote:


 oldviolin wrote:
I guess the best Fish tacos I ever had were small steamed white corn tortillas with grilled Mahi, a kind of green picante relish and chunks of avocados 
with a special super duper sauce. Simple is better. Daaang. That place was bonk. Denver. Sheesh.
What if I can get that at a surfside hut somewhere? Where's Miamizsun?
Anyway...
 

Where?
 
At your house...
I mean some place in Glendale.
I think it was near a music store. Small local chain. Wahoo's maybe?

oh. I looked it up. Bigger than local chain lol.

Red_Dragon

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Posted: Oct 22, 2020 - 3:49pm



 oldviolin wrote:
I guess the best Fish tacos I ever had were small steamed white corn tortillas with grilled Mahi, a kind of green picante relish and chunks of avocados 
with a special super duper sauce. Simple is better. Daaang. That place was bonk. Denver. Sheesh.
What if I can get that at a surfside hut somewhere? Where's Miamizsun?
Anyway...
 

I bet you bitch about dental floss as well.
oldviolin

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Location: esse quam videri
Gender: Male


Posted: Oct 22, 2020 - 3:37pm

I guess the best Fish tacos I ever had were small steamed white corn tortillas with grilled Mahi, a kind of green picante relish and chunks of avocados 
with a special super duper sauce. Simple is better. Daaang. That place was bonk. Denver. Sheesh.
What if I can get that at a surfside hut somewhere? Where's Miamizsun?
Anyway...
pigtail

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Location: Southern California
Gender: Female


Posted: Oct 22, 2020 - 3:27pm



 Jester wrote:


 islander wrote:


 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


 haresfur wrote:


 islander wrote:


 haresfur wrote:


 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
Bought some tortillas the other day that turned out to be "Carb Balance," a high fiber thing that's 4 net carbs so looked over the ingredients and it seemed like typical food so I tossed 'em in the basket. Made a taco this morning and knew in the first bite: Splenda. Sure enough, a closer read of the label says hey put fucking SPLENDA in these tortillas. Down at the end of the list where it's usually just "contains 2% or less of:" dough conditioners and sucralose. There's no call for that. None.
 

What's the world coming to? Crimes against humanity. Cultural appropriation. And disgusting.

Don't get me started on the restaurant that served me fish tacos with wheat tortillas. 
 
 Standard 2 questions when fish tacos are on the menu are: Corn or flour? grilled or fried?  Fried is iffy, but I'll do it now and then. No corn - I'm ordering something else, and I'm doubtful it will be much good from someone who serves fish tacos on flour tortillas. 

 
The fried fish was actually ok, but overall not the best. I suppose that's what I get for ordering them at a combo American-Nepalese restaurant. I usually order from the Nepalese side of the menu which it pretty good.

Ironically, there is a place in Melbourne that makes better corn tortillas than I've had anywhere in the US

 

A couple of summers ago we went to the Taco Truck Showdown... 130 taco trucks from up and down California's Central Valley. First one I had was stunning. Handmade (corn), everything fresh and from scratch, not sure what the meat was because I just said "surprise me" so could have been carnitas or lengua, can't remember. I would have had more but did you see the part about 130 taco trucks? I wandered around and tried half a dozen more, most were good, delicious, but none were up to the level of the first one. The winner, which against all odds (literally) was one of the 6 I tried, was a greasy carnitas that was over-salty and anything added was added by the customers. So most people were eating it without any salsa, cabbage, nothin'.

So anyway, by scientific review, fewer than 1 in 100 tacos is worth a damn.
 

I hear that 90% of everything is crap. 
 

or made up statistics.
 
Is that a reference to Todd Snider's song?  

Jester

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Location: Wytheville, Virginia (There's Only One!)
Gender: Male


Posted: Oct 22, 2020 - 2:14pm



 islander wrote:


 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


 haresfur wrote:


 islander wrote:


 haresfur wrote:


 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
Bought some tortillas the other day that turned out to be "Carb Balance," a high fiber thing that's 4 net carbs so looked over the ingredients and it seemed like typical food so I tossed 'em in the basket. Made a taco this morning and knew in the first bite: Splenda. Sure enough, a closer read of the label says hey put fucking SPLENDA in these tortillas. Down at the end of the list where it's usually just "contains 2% or less of:" dough conditioners and sucralose. There's no call for that. None.
 

What's the world coming to? Crimes against humanity. Cultural appropriation. And disgusting.

Don't get me started on the restaurant that served me fish tacos with wheat tortillas. 
 
 Standard 2 questions when fish tacos are on the menu are: Corn or flour? grilled or fried?  Fried is iffy, but I'll do it now and then. No corn - I'm ordering something else, and I'm doubtful it will be much good from someone who serves fish tacos on flour tortillas. 

 
The fried fish was actually ok, but overall not the best. I suppose that's what I get for ordering them at a combo American-Nepalese restaurant. I usually order from the Nepalese side of the menu which it pretty good.

Ironically, there is a place in Melbourne that makes better corn tortillas than I've had anywhere in the US

 

A couple of summers ago we went to the Taco Truck Showdown... 130 taco trucks from up and down California's Central Valley. First one I had was stunning. Handmade (corn), everything fresh and from scratch, not sure what the meat was because I just said "surprise me" so could have been carnitas or lengua, can't remember. I would have had more but did you see the part about 130 taco trucks? I wandered around and tried half a dozen more, most were good, delicious, but none were up to the level of the first one. The winner, which against all odds (literally) was one of the 6 I tried, was a greasy carnitas that was over-salty and anything added was added by the customers. So most people were eating it without any salsa, cabbage, nothin'.

So anyway, by scientific review, fewer than 1 in 100 tacos is worth a damn.
 

I hear that 90% of everything is crap. 
 

or made up statistics.
westslope

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Location: BC sage brush steppe


Posted: Oct 22, 2020 - 8:34am



 haresfur wrote:
A call from someone in HR, "Just to chat about how things were going". Then asked some specific questions about my work but wouldn't tell me what the actual purpose was for the call.
 

Hmmm.....  Non-union shop?
Antigone

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Location: A house, in a Virginian Valley
Gender: Female


Posted: Oct 22, 2020 - 5:21am

 haresfur wrote:
A call from someone in HR, "Just to chat about how things were going". Then asked some specific questions about my work but wouldn't tell me what the actual purpose was for the call.
 
Wow. Doesn’t seem like they should be allowed to do that. {#Snooty}
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