What interesting thing did you do today?

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  1. Che_Guitarra

    Che_Guitarra Member

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    I thought it could make for an interesting thread, that is, to see what interesting thing fellow TGPers did in their day, wherever it is they live in this interesting world. So what interesting thing did you get up to today?

    PS - let's try keep this thread light on filler, and keep it all killer.




    I'm not sure this qualifies as killer, but i'll kick off anyways.

    I had my first truck driving lesson today - during peak hour and in the pouring rain. In a dump truck similar to this. Been a while since I felt nervous, but I sure was today when I was handed the controls for the first time.

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  2. claudel

    claudel Supporting Member

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    Yesterday & today:

    Bought new iPad Pro 256GB

    Restored backup of old iPad, chased down what didn't get copied properly, reinstalled as needed, offed a few things I don't use.

    ( Ed. comment: I really wish there was a simple way to take & restore a full image of the iPad )

    Loaded & organized ~130Gb flac files ( ~60% of my music collection ) into Flac Player.

    Fired up ToneStack for awhile with the Breezysound, sounds great.

    4Gb RAM means no clicks & pops no matter what I try to stack.

    Later today - Auria & bass for awhile.
     
  3. DYNA BILL

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    I designed some brewery tanks and equipment for a new major brewery installation.
     
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    Halfway thru de-glazing a few hundred square feet of tile.
     
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    Well at least it's a G&L truck!
     
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    I requested Gil Scott Heron's song "Storm Music" to be played on the local community radio station. Not only did they play it, but the DJ thanked me on air for requesting it. I think I need to start volunteering and be on the air again.
     
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    Per Che_Guitarra's guidelines, I am precluded from pointing out my overly mundane morning. You more interesting folk may proceed.
     
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  8. noley

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    I have been de-planed twice and am now boarded again but just sitting.
     
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  9. Turi

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    I was gonna say "Your Mum" but I think OP will have a sook.

    I woke up like 2 hours ago.
    Got an assignment due tonight that I haven't even started so in a bit I'll have to get to it.

    I called work and booked today off so I can slam it and slam it hard (see above for what I was slamming IRL).

    Eh. Today will be mostly non eventful.
    My JOYO Tai Chi will arrive today, but I can't play with it yet because of the assignment.

    Pretty lackluster day.
    If I can smash the assignment quick enough I'd love to take the family out somewhere since I'm home today.

    Also found out my bass guy learnt Mustang Sally correctly (so he says) this morning (well last night only saw his message earlier) so that will be a big plus not overly interesting though.
     
  10. smiert spionam

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    I had a perfectly civil meeting in the provost's office, and we referred to each other by first names; gentlemen, all. But then later this afternoon, whilst I was sundering a holly tree with a motorised cleaving device, my kinsman had the temerity to call out to me, "hey, Smiert!"

    Fie.
     
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  11. CRAIG4FSU

    CRAIG4FSU Whatever... Silver Supporting Member

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    I dangled out the side of a high reach basket swinging a 8LB ball peen trying to drive a new 2" horizontal main bolt in. This while a young, green coworker held onto my harness. I had a lanyard hooked up but, he was hanging on because the basket was swaying bad. We were about 35ft up.

    We drove the bolt, he lowered the basket back down and looked at me like I was crazy. I said "that's how it's done kid" and threw my harness in the basket. He bought me a Coke because he was sent up to do it originally and was terrified. I'm a fab shop foreman, how the hell did I end up, up there?
     
  12. Trandy

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    Cracked a filling....spent 90 minutes at the dentist. Oh boy....
     
  13. CRAIG4FSU

    CRAIG4FSU Whatever... Silver Supporting Member

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    That sucks. Those turn into cavities if left unchecked. The hole in my jaw says so.
     
  14. Flyin' Brian

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    Practiced for a total of 4 hours. Cooked dinner. Painted the floor of my new music room.
     
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  15. Trandy

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    That's why I was in the chair within 30 minutes of doing it.

    BTW...this is my dentist....no foolin':


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  16. CRAIG4FSU

    CRAIG4FSU Whatever... Silver Supporting Member

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    and where is this exactly?

    Trade you. Here's mine.
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    I'm building a bed for the master bedroom. Have the headboard finished and the box. Now I need to do a few odds and ins and then add the finish.
     
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    I dug up 50' of my sprinkler system just to see where the pipes were so I can move a 15' tall triple Christmas palm. Where the wife wants to move the palm tree will entail re-routing 3 zones of PVC, so now I get to be an irrigation specialist!
     
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    I have been a shop foreman before, but I'm not sure if I was fabulous at it.
    ;)


    What about the odds & ends?
     
  20. CRAIG4FSU

    CRAIG4FSU Whatever... Silver Supporting Member

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