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Posted in thread: Don't Do That. on 08-31-2015 at 03:54 PM
Hold down the piece of trim you are nailing with your hand on the wrong side of the nail gun. I
punched a 2" finishing nail through my finger today. Nail skipped off the trim and went into my
Posted in thread: Since when did people become so stupid? on 08-31-2015 at 01:33 PM
"Mr. Smith,I wrote down the study guide you have given us illegibly. Can you send me the same
sample problems you wrote on the board,so that I can study.Thanks," Name withheld As a
Posted in thread: Chris White on Starters on 08-05-2015 at 07:15 PM
Some things to consider regarding Chris White's statement:He's probably assuming a fresh vial
and I think he probably has a simple starter with no stir plate in mind. If you have less yeast
to start w...
Posted in thread: HELP! I forgot water in my airlock! on 05-22-2015 at 07:19 PM
guys how is your airlock going to suck any liquid in? If you fill it up the proper amount, it
can't suck anything in, just like it can't blow the airlock fluid out...I think this typically
Posted in thread: HELP! I forgot water in my airlock! on 05-18-2015 at 08:42 PM
Me too on vodka.One thing in your favor is that you had just racked and put in a warmer place.
Both those would cause more CO2 to come out of solution, so you were likely to have movement
out, rather ...
Posted in thread: What's your user name mean? on 05-15-2015 at 02:31 PM
Actually 'ortho' is the Greek prefix for "correct". You like beer that is brewed correctly.
"Dexi" is the Greek prefix for "right" (i.e. opposite of left).Sorry, I'm a lefty and I get
bend out of shap...
Posted in thread: What's your user name mean? on 05-14-2015 at 09:44 PM
As you know, "ortho" means right, so I like beer that is brewed right.Also, I'm Orthodox.
Latvian Orthodox. Just kidding, but that was a funny episode. My church is of the Russian
Posted in thread: Breweries selling 4% beer at regular craft prices on 05-14-2015 at 03:33 PM
Exactly. like this: read the article which mentioned the more substantial cost of packing
bottled beer. I've been wondering for a while why I typically pay a bit more for a 12 pack of
cans (e.g. Si...
Posted in thread: Big Giveaway Maths on 04-23-2015 at 01:20 PM
I have a friend who is homebrew curious and whose 10 year old son wants to be a brewer when he
grows up and he said they would love to take the "Batch 1 and Beyond" course, so I feel like
even more of...
Posted in thread: Big Giveaway Maths on 04-22-2015 at 02:50 AM
I won! Yes, I won an online, go-at-my-own-pace course in brewing that first batch of beer with
confidence. Now, if only I could transfer this prize to myself back in the 20th century...On
the other ha...