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Forum: The Pit 05-14-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,013
Posted By Dirk Gently
I smoke pipes and cigars, but not cigarettes. I...

I smoke pipes and cigars, but not cigarettes. I enjoy these hobbies, especially when scotch and friends are involved.
Forum: The Pit 05-08-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,768
Posted By Dirk Gently
I have to agree here. I wet shave with a badger...

I have to agree here. I wet shave with a badger brush, shaving soap, and either a safety razor or a straight razor. Using an alum block and a nice vintage alcohol-based after shave (right now I'm...
Forum: The Pit 05-08-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,768
Posted By Dirk Gently
If you use the word "hydrate" for...

If you use the word "hydrate" for applying moisturizer, you may have some underlying issues.

And yes, I like to take care of myself. I don't wax, but I certainly shave/trim. It's just good manners.
Forum: The Pit 05-04-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By Dirk Gently
Brief, but interesting. Never really thought...

Brief, but interesting. Never really thought about "why" I listen to music while working before.
Forum: The Pit 05-01-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,264
Posted By Dirk Gently
More important question not yet addressed: What...

More important question not yet addressed:

What kind of whiskey?
Forum: The Pit 05-01-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 23,640
Views: 246,008
Posted By Dirk Gently
Because of his size or because of his skill set?

Because of his size or because of his skill set?
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-01-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 994
Posted By Dirk Gently
Lowden acoustic. Oh wait, this is electric...

Lowden acoustic.

Oh wait, this is electric guitars.

Hmm...

OK, one of those Taylor acoustic electrics and a Dr. Z amp.
Forum: The Pit 04-28-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6,015
Views: 107,255
Posted By Dirk Gently
That's what I've always assumed reading the books...

That's what I've always assumed reading the books when I learned about Craster's practice.
Forum: The Pit 04-27-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 391
Posted By Dirk Gently
You're better off getting a set of entry level...

You're better off getting a set of entry level powered studio monitor speakers, such as the M-Audio AV-40s, and hooking up a CD player to it or using them with your computer. You'll see a huge...
Forum: The Pit 04-24-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,448
Posted By Dirk Gently
I'll tell ya, those steaming wrinkle-release...

I'll tell ya, those steaming wrinkle-release dryers are proof that there is a benevolent god.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-24-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By Dirk Gently
Why can't you have more than one hobby? I've...

Why can't you have more than one hobby? I've been playing guitar for 18 years; I also do archery, photography, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and I enjoy the outdoors, along with being a dad and working a...
Forum: The Pit 04-24-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12,816
Views: 251,160
Posted By Dirk Gently
Have you read any of Jared Diamond's books?

Have you read any of Jared Diamond's books?
Forum: The Pit 04-24-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12,816
Views: 251,160
Posted By Dirk Gently
I've read the first 2 sequels; never bothered...

I've read the first 2 sequels; never bothered with the countless spinoffs. Same with Ender's Game (which you should also read if you haven't).

To add to the other point that was made in response to...
Forum: The Pit 04-24-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,448
Posted By Dirk Gently
I get "non-iron" shirts that I hang dry...

I get "non-iron" shirts that I hang dry and they visibly dimple/wrinkle from hang drying.

And yes, I generally iron my clothes. It takes an extra minute to make sure you look presentable. Totally...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-18-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By Dirk Gently
The R2 channel is good if you crank the gain and...

The R2 channel is good if you crank the gain and want to get a good classic rock sound. I prefer the R1 channel with the gain cranked for a dirtier blues sound, though. That gritty sound that the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-18-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By Dirk Gently
I used my stock pots on an American standard that...

I used my stock pots on an American standard that I converted to H-S-H with good results. There was no treble loss while using the volume knob.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-18-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 575
Posted By Dirk Gently
D'Addario XL nickel wound or pure nickel, usually...

D'Addario XL nickel wound or pure nickel, usually 9s or 10s.

For picks, I generally use Tortex 0.73.
Forum: The Pit 03-26-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 906
Posted By Dirk Gently
House of Cards

House of Cards
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-21-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 789
Posted By Dirk Gently
I'd rather not.

I'd rather not.
Forum: The Pit 03-21-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,537
Posted By Dirk Gently
I like classic 70s metal, like Sabbath, Rainbow,...

I like classic 70s metal, like Sabbath, Rainbow, etc. The new stuff I really don't like and don't go out of my way to listen to.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-21-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 41,394
Views: 371,877
Posted By Dirk Gently
Eh. His lunatic family will keep fighting the...

Eh. His lunatic family will keep fighting the good fight.
Forum: The Pit 03-20-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 322
Posted By Dirk Gently
Samuel Smith's makes a line of organic ales, as...

Samuel Smith's makes a line of organic ales, as well. Their organic chocolate stout is amazeballs.
Forum: The Pit 03-16-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 932
Posted By Dirk Gently
Aye aye, Capt. Killjoy.

Aye aye, Capt. Killjoy.
Forum: The Pit 03-16-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 932
Posted By Dirk Gently
If you're one of the world's greatest violinists...

If you're one of the world's greatest violinists playing the world's hardest pieces on one of the rarest violins in one of America's busiest metro stations...

About $40 an...
Forum: The Pit 03-14-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,836
Posted By Dirk Gently
Do you guys share tampons or does he get his own...

Do you guys share tampons or does he get his own supply?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-13-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 41,394
Views: 371,877
Posted By Dirk Gently
Cheap laptops usually use the cheapest LCD...

Cheap laptops usually use the cheapest LCD technology, which means really bad viewing angles -- you get color accuracy only if you're looking directly at the screen from exactly the right angle. ...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-13-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 41,394
Views: 371,877
Posted By Dirk Gently
Yeah, good luck with that one. The other thing...

Yeah, good luck with that one. The other thing is that the screen is going to SUCK on whatever you get. Neither of those are good things for a graphic artist.
Forum: The Pit 03-13-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,392
Posted By Dirk Gently
I went to a small Catholic high school. We had a...

I went to a small Catholic high school. We had a math teacher who was infamous. His name was Mr. Maguire. About five feet tall, he had the skin of a white raisin and squinty eyes, earning him the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-13-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 41,394
Views: 371,877
Posted By Dirk Gently
I have an HP Envy. Hate it. I've heard good...

I have an HP Envy. Hate it. I've heard good things about Lenovo laptops, especially in that budget range.
Forum: The Pit 03-13-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 2,195
Posted By Dirk Gently
If you can't get it by now, just think of it as...

If you can't get it by now, just think of it as saving your own life.
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