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Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,695
Posted By Crusty
A few years ago, as the wife and I were headed to...

A few years ago, as the wife and I were headed to Alton via Vermont, we noticed an older gentleman standing next to the road, fly fishing, as God intended. While I understand that this is quite...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 02-06-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,043
Posted By Crusty
Here is a somewhat over-the-top dining...

Here is a somewhat over-the-top dining experience. I remember seeing this in my distant youth. Some of you will enjoy it; some will, no doubt, not. To ensure this is on topic, I'll ask the...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 01-30-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,806
Posted By Crusty
I was about to say that I wasn't insinuating...

I was about to say that I wasn't insinuating anything, that it was a medical fact. However, I realize that you must be humor impaired and this would simply aggravate the situation.

I simply used...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 01-29-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,806
Posted By Crusty
Perhaps I've just got lower standards, but I...

Perhaps I've just got lower standards, but I almost always give a place a couple of chances to please me before I take them off the list.

A few years ago, I went to Ellacoya and ordered a half...
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,055
Posted By Crusty
The best argument I've heard for use with "flat...

The best argument I've heard for use with "flat earthers" is: "If the earth is flat, how is it that cats haven't knocked everything over the edge by now"?
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 01-07-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,569
Posted By Crusty
While I agree with you on location, quality and...

While I agree with you on location, quality and service, I feel compelled to point out an error in your logic. Renters pay ALL the same overhead as owners. They also pay the landlord's profit. They...
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,095
Posted By Crusty
I've had a Tablo for a couple years now and it's...

I've had a Tablo for a couple years now and it's great! I can access it from anywhere via a phone app, Roku, or Firestick and watch either recorded shows or live TV. It can record up to 4...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 01-02-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,891
Posted By Crusty
So, just why is a Marie Callender pot pie like me?

So, just why is a Marie Callender pot pie like me?
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 12-22-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,891
Posted By Crusty
"Soon" is such a relative term. From their...

"Soon" is such a relative term. From their occasional Facebook posts, they appear to have encountered difficulty in obtaining contractors. Just why is anyone's guess, but I imagine that they are...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 12-19-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,891
Posted By Crusty
All Hail Relentless Restaurant Group

I've been interested in the "William Tell" for 30 years. My wife's family has had camps on Smith Point for over 100 years and when giving directions, they always start with "do you know where the...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 10-17-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,314
Posted By Crusty
It amazes me what people think the IRS will...

It amazes me what people think the IRS will ignore. A former associate issued W-2s that only showed wages and withholding up until July. He explained that since July, he had been making personal...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 10-15-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,314
Posted By Crusty
Yikes! Hopefully, the IRS will settle with just...

Yikes! Hopefully, the IRS will settle with just getting their money. I know a guy who's now spending 5 years as their "guest" for that offense.
Forum: Site Support Forum 05-12-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By Crusty
Security Problem on Forum

I attempted to read the post: "Winnipesaukee Restaurant Nostalgia"
but instead received a security warning that said:



I see that this post has received over 51,000 views in the last 2 hours...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 05-03-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,320
Posted By Crusty
William Tell TNG

The following was posted on the Relentless Restaurant Group's Facebook page:



The only contact info I could find --other than stopping by the restaurant-- is hiring@relentlessrestaurantgroup.com
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,881
Posted By Crusty
The best binoculars I had (sadly, I dropped them)...

The best binoculars I had (sadly, I dropped them) were a pair of, I believe, Bushnels with a zoom lens. The low power was great for a wide field of view with minimal shaking. If I was interested in...
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,544
Posted By Crusty
Moving "nuisance" to the other end of the call.

Now that I'm retired, I am available to take lots of unwanted phone calls. I used to be polite, realizing that the person calling was just doing his/her job. Gradually, rudeness crept in. Now,...
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 24,159
Posted By Crusty
The "OSU Model" is first of all, you pay a lot...

The "OSU Model" is first of all, you pay a lot more to park. No longer a limit on the number of quarters, since the kiosks accept bills and credit cards.

Second, they have far too few kiosks to...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 24,159
Posted By Crusty
Parking?

From the pictures and comments, it looks like the Weirs is finally on the right track. It may take a bit, but word of mouth will bring old friends back and entice new visitors. I've only seen one...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,217
Posted By Crusty
TV (lack of) reception at the Lake varies greatly...

TV (lack of) reception at the Lake varies greatly with your location. The FCC provides a "calculator" for your specific address:

https://www.fcc.gov/media/engineering/dtvmaps

If they show...
Forum: General Discussion 05-10-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 24,823
Posted By Crusty
They didn't have a group plan when I signed up. ...

They didn't have a group plan when I signed up. Investigating, I find that I can consolidate the family's phones into a single account with a shared data pool. They also knock off $5 / month for the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 24,823
Posted By Crusty
wifi, The WiFi at my home is protected via...

wifi,

The WiFi at my home is protected via WPA2. The phone asked me for the access key the first time I tried to use it and again whenever I change it. Otherwise it remembers. I have also...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 24,823
Posted By Crusty
Google Project Fi

To expand a bit on my previous post... My first cell phone was an Ameritech bag phone. Five watts and I could call back to camp from the top of Mt Major. Next came a Sprint phone. The first...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 24,823
Posted By Crusty
I need to put a vote in for Google Project Fi...

I need to put a vote in for Google Project Fi (https://fi.google.com/about/). I got one of their phones about 8 months ago (Nexus 5x) and couldn't be happier. [Well, that's a lie, I can always find...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,420
Posted By Crusty
If you install any kind of outdoor antenna, be...

If you install any kind of outdoor antenna, be sure to include proper lightning arrestors. Simply grounding the antenna mast is not sufficient and a surge protector is useless where lighting is...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2016, 12:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,362
Posted By Crusty
Project FI

I got a Google "Project FI" phone about 3 months ago. Although I have not yet had it at the lake, the coverage maps look good. [They use the Sprint and T-Mobile networks, supplemented with WiFi,...
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