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by Kelly Red
Wed Nov 25 7:37 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice
Replies: 418
Views: 37155

Re: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice

Cowgirl wrote:
Wed Nov 25 6:35 pm
I’m intrigued to know what it looks like to not have a belly button. :confused2:
An android?
by Kelly Red
Mon Nov 23 11:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's get to know each other...
Replies: 1155
Views: 63028

Re: Let's get to know each other...

Bertogliat wrote:
Mon Nov 23 10:44 am
I've been kissed on the cheek by Quentin Tarantino and got drunk with Clint Eastwood!

This is a total lie.
Quentin would demand that YOU do the kissing. Fair warning.
by Kelly Red
Mon Nov 23 10:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9282
Views: 752903

Re: Restaurant

Beauner wrote:
Mon Nov 23 8:06 am
frozen4champs wrote:
Sun Nov 22 9:05 pm
Reminds me of the people who camped out for Krispy Kreme when they opened.
The most overrated donut of all timo, IMO. Give me a Holiday gas station donut over a Krispy Kreme.
Mel-O-Glaze!!
by Kelly Red
Mon Nov 23 10:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's get to know each other...
Replies: 1155
Views: 63028

Re: Let's get to know each other...

Saw this topic on Twitter. Who is the most famous person you have shaken hands with? For me it's Kirby Puckett. I used to volunteer at his celebrity 8 ball tournament and had the opportunity to meet him. Very good guy. I’ve been kissed on the cheek by Clint Eastwood and got drunk with Quentin Taran...
by Kelly Red
Fri Nov 20 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15243
Views: 1168268

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

Yeah.... Let's not go down this road please. Don't make Jup pull this car over! Alright, just because of that, no Dairy Queen for you. As long as this is directed at a previous comment and not the two you quoted... It was my fathers standard threat! It was amazing how quickly my brother and I went ...
by Kelly Red
Fri Nov 20 10:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15243
Views: 1168268

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

Greyeagle wrote:
Fri Nov 20 9:17 am
Jupiter wrote:
Fri Nov 20 9:14 am
Yeah.... Let's not go down this road please.
Don't make Jup pull this car over!
Alright, just because of that, no Dairy Queen for you.
by Kelly Red
Thu Nov 19 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 4057
Views: 319995

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

Of course I will admit, there’s no one more CREATIVE with cash flow then a movie studio! :lol: I find it hard to believe $100 million extra for one film, but their bookkeeping rivals our g’ment when it comes to moving $$ around. This is so true. Return of the Jedi, with $475 Million Box Office on $...
by Kelly Red
Thu Nov 19 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 4057
Views: 319995

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

I’ve already gotten four emails today from the U for “give to the max day.” Do you really think hounding folks is the way to get them to donate? We already gave the U probably close to half a million in tuition and ticket $. If they want to pay off our student loans first maaaaaybe I’d be able to a...
by Kelly Red
Thu Nov 19 2:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 4057
Views: 319995

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

I saw something today that said No Time to Die has an extra $100 million in costs incurred due to the delays in releasing it. Is this all marketing costs or what costs does a movie incur between completion of filming and its launch on the theaters? Part of that is interest on the money borrowed to ...
by Kelly Red
Wed Nov 18 11:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 4057
Views: 319995

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

So we’re watching the news last night and there’s a long story on how HS sports may get cancelled again because of COVID outbreaks. Mostly prep football, teams are dropping like flys. So there’s all this angst and cry about “it’s the only thing they enjoy. It’s so sad their season is ruined. Why can...
by Kelly Red
Tue Nov 17 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15243
Views: 1168268

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

Greyeagle wrote:
Tue Nov 17 12:03 pm
There is a certain irony that @Kelly Red posted the same post twice..... :mrgreen:
I’m going to fire my editor! Oh wait, that’s me!
by Kelly Red
Tue Nov 17 11:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15243
Views: 1168268

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

In today’s StarTribune Sports section, paper copy not online, they’ve printed the exact same story TWICE. Scoggins column is also printed word for word under Ben Goessling’s byline story. It’s correct in the online version, but what a huge editing f’up for the paper. :lol: I read Bens Viking story ...
by Kelly Red
Tue Nov 17 10:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15243
Views: 1168268

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

In today’s StarTribune Sports section, paper copy not online, they’ve printed the exact same story TWICE. Scoggins column is also printed word for word under Ben Goessling’s byline story. It’s correct in the online version, but what a huge editing f’up for the paper. :lol: I read Bens Viking story f...
by Kelly Red
Mon Nov 16 6:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's get to know each other...
Replies: 1155
Views: 63028

Re: Let's get to know each other...

Shaking my fist at all you youngsters!
by Kelly Red
Mon Nov 16 3:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's get to know each other...
Replies: 1155
Views: 63028

Re: Let's get to know each other...

Our early 30s neighbors wanted us to watch their house for a few days. I joked that I’d be like Mrs Cravitz looking through our front window. They said “Who?” That made me feel old. :censored: I'm not young (45), and even I don't know who that is. The snoopy old neighbor of Samantha and Darin on Be...
by Kelly Red
Mon Nov 16 1:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's get to know each other...
Replies: 1155
Views: 63028

Re: Let's get to know each other...

Anyone have something similar that reminded them that they are old? My knees, back, wrinkles, age spots and memory. What were we talking about again? Our early 30s neighbors wanted us to watch their house for a few days. I joked that I’d be like Mrs Kravitz looking through our front window. They sa...
by Kelly Red
Sun Nov 15 12:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15243
Views: 1168268

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

Been hearing on the news about the increase in people disobeying seat belt laws. Doesn't that dinging sound drive them nuts? Or have they figured out how to disable it? I have a cousin who is anti seat belt laws so he buckles it behind him. That is a whole other level of stupid. They aren’t even un...
by Kelly Red
Fri Nov 13 3:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22262
Views: 1621368

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Im obsessed with watching the new YouTube video of Brittany Howard singing "You Never Walk Alone". A song I've never much cared for in the past, but oh lordy, her voice is sheer perfection! It's actually an ad for Johnnie Walker whiskey but they don't really play that up much. It's real focus is on...
by Kelly Red
Fri Nov 13 2:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22262
Views: 1621368

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Im obsessed with watching the new YouTube video of Brittany Howard singing "You Never Walk Alone". A song I've never much cared for in the past, but oh lordy, her voice is sheer perfection! It's actually an ad for Johnnie Walker whiskey but they don't really play that up much. It's real focus is on ...
by Kelly Red
Fri Nov 13 12:11 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Golden Gopher Fan Shop
Replies: 9
Views: 587

Re: Golden Gopher Fan Shop

Why don’t you just buy him something he can wear for years and grow into? I think it’s adorable to see little kids wearing a jersey down to their knees :D
by Kelly Red
Fri Nov 13 12:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15243
Views: 1168268

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

I agree. Worked in that industry for 5 years (dish rat and a cook). Hint: the movie "Waiting" is a documentary. You make the server mad, they b* out the cooks, and then the cooks f* with your food. Guaranteed. Oh THIS! Don’t ever piss of your waitstaff or the kitchen. That waitperson may smile at y...
by Kelly Red
Thu Nov 12 2:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22262
Views: 1621368

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Holy hell did I pay a lot for insurance as an 18 year old! :lol: You were an 18 yr old guy. They were 100% certain you’d have an accident, it didn’t really matter what the car was. Did you? The box of crap I got from my parents had my first grade report card. Teachers note: Tends to be bossy on the...
by Kelly Red
Tue Nov 10 12:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 7975
Views: 651239

Re: Movies

Put me in the Fargo love column. I find the story, accents and cinematography fabulous. Over the top? Yes, but still fabulous. But I adore this film for the quiet real life marriage between Marge and Norm. And a fun note, when films are released a studio puts out a lavish media kit. Photos, etc, and...
by Kelly Red
Mon Nov 09 9:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 7975
Views: 651239

Re: Movies

Fun Fact: I've never seen a James Bond movie, but I've watched all 3 Austin Powers movies, which are parodies of them. Have seen Golden Eye, loved it. Never have seen the other Bonds. Watched all the Austins, loved the first one, second one was meh, third one was horrid. Knock Knock: A devoted marr...
by Kelly Red
Sat Nov 07 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thank you..... for no politics.
Replies: 13
Views: 427

Re: Thank you..... for no politics.

This board has been a highlight of my day. I can always count on a good laugh, a Rube review, and hockey info. Thank you.
by Kelly Red
Sat Nov 07 12:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7623
Views: 821328

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

Greyeagle wrote:
Sat Nov 07 12:05 pm
Jupiter wrote:
Fri Nov 06 5:48 pm
I just had it on in my car and started swearing!!!!

That station is now gone for 2 months!
Christmas songs are acceptable from 5PM on Christmas Eve to around 2PM on Christmas Day.
BOOO!
:poke:
by Kelly Red
Thu Nov 05 4:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22262
Views: 1621368

Re: Simple Pleasures...

I can’t believe no one offered up congratulations. It’s National Redhead Day! Come on!! :dance:
by Kelly Red
Mon Nov 02 6:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Only in Wisconsin
Replies: 1674
Views: 205670

Re: Only in Wisconsin

Greyeagle wrote:
Mon Nov 02 4:47 pm
frozen4champs wrote:
Mon Nov 02 4:25 pm
Everyone knows when you put your snowmobile on your car's roof it needs to be parallel to the car. Geesh....amateurs.
Now you’re bringing in aerodynamics. That’s science! Science in Wisconsin? Nope.
by Kelly Red
Mon Nov 02 10:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home Ownership
Replies: 867
Views: 89018

Re: Home Ownership

Bertogliat wrote:
Mon Nov 02 8:51 am
I am glad I didn't hire a sketchy company or I'd have to sit back there with a lawn chair. :lol:
Oh admit it, you’re lingering at the edge of the window, you might as well make yourself comfortable.
by Kelly Red
Mon Nov 02 10:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: To The Bringer Of Jollity....HAPPY BIRTHDAY
Replies: 13
Views: 337

Re: To The Bringer Of Jollity....HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Oooo, when you’re the Big Planet you get your own thread!

Happy Birthday to the guy responsible for me both laughing, and rolling my eyes, at least once a day.
by Kelly Red
Fri Oct 30 3:32 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 490
Views: 27569

Re: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season

Interesting they are still okay with him attending school there, just not playing hockey. Only the athletes have to have “values that align” with the university? Victims of bullying live with that pain a long time, likely long after the bully moves on from the behavior. It was bad behavior, and the...
by Kelly Red
Mon Oct 26 1:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9282
Views: 752903

Re: Restaurant

Add Sensers in Roseville and the Purple Onion in Dinkytown to the RIP list. You can also add Chino Latino in Uptown to the list. https://www.startribune.com/uptown-restaurant-chino-latino-closes-after-20-years/572872061/ Boy...I remember when Uptown was the place to go for dining. Hubby and I loved...
by Kelly Red
Fri Oct 23 1:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15243
Views: 1168268

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

Total city boy question here. What do farmers do in the winter? I would imagine with crop farmers there are busy and slow times of the year? What about those who raise livestock? Again, not questioning the work ethic of farmers. I know they work hard. Just wondering if/when they have slow times. My...
by Kelly Red
Wed Oct 21 1:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Consumer Research
Replies: 4118
Views: 349402

Re: Consumer Research

Remember when you could just buy something? And not have to share all your personal info? And the item functioned as expected? And the company didn't brick it remotely via an update to get you to buy something new? I don't need everything connected to a hub or my phone. I just want a F-ING TV, a F-...
by Kelly Red
Wed Oct 21 12:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15243
Views: 1168268

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

Corporate speak in the construction world is full of four letter expletives. After being in construction my whole life I don't think I would fare well in the corporate world. Also, I don't have much of a disconnect when talking like I do at work when I am around people outside of work...my potty mo...
by Kelly Red
Tue Oct 20 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15243
Views: 1168268

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

Does anyone here have experience with collecting and playing with Phicen figures? Or an equivalent brand? I have several questions about ordering (it’s confusing) and also quality. Please PM me. Thanks!
by Kelly Red
Sat Oct 17 11:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 4057
Views: 319995

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

Nooooo! :mrgreen: https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2020/10/16/business/tab-soda-discontinued-coca-cola/index.html Cigarette smoking, middle-aged women on a diet will be weeping. :poke: I didn’t realize Tab was still even made! WhoTF drinks Tab?* My aunt smoked and drank Tab when she needed to “drop a few”.
by Kelly Red
Thu Oct 15 2:39 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 490
Views: 27569

Re: NCAA hockey 2020-2021 season

We actually enjoyed Detroit at the last FF other than the venue ( Ford Field failed experiment). There were plenty of bars within walking distance to the stadium area. Now, with the new development around the new hockey arena, we were looking forward to returning. I certainly don't want to have Det...
by Kelly Red
Thu Oct 15 11:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22262
Views: 1621368

Re: Simple Pleasures...

A friend of mine, her two sisters, and their mom have the best birthday tradition (the youngest of them all is 30). They don’t preorder birthday cakes for their respective birthdays. Instead on the day of their birthdays one of them goes to the bakery and chooses a random theme cake from whatever t...
by Kelly Red
Wed Oct 14 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 8093
Views: 646117

Re: Television

I'm about six years late to the game, but I'm 4 episodes into Season 1 of Fargo. I like it, but the movie set an impossibly high bar for me. I'm trying to enjoy this TV series for what it is. IMHO Season 2 of the TV show > Fargo the movie. Speaking of the tv Fargo, can anyone explain the bathtub sc...
by Kelly Red
Thu Oct 08 11:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 4057
Views: 319995

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

Bertogliat wrote:
Wed Oct 07 10:39 pm
It’s 49 degrees outside and my neighbors AC condenser fan just fired up.
Grow lights for that basement pot business run really hot.
by Kelly Red
Mon Oct 05 5:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Consumer Research
Replies: 4118
Views: 349402

Re: Consumer Research

Anyone have an air fryer? If so do you like it? Do you use it a lot? A friend gave me theirs because they never used it. I used it 3 times and gave it away again. It was a big disappointment and the taste was just not there. IF you aren't really looking to duplicate fried it might be ok. Sort of li...
by Kelly Red
Mon Oct 05 10:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22262
Views: 1621368

Re: Simple Pleasures...

As I said in my other post about hunting with my son, this year was the first time I've duck hunted in my life. Considering that I do not own any of the duck hunting "essentials" it ended up being a successful first hunting season. We put six ducks total over four days in the bag. We had success hu...
by Kelly Red
Sun Oct 04 9:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 7975
Views: 651239

Re: Movies

Most movie adaptations his books were not very good but that's not uncommon for book to movie. Firestarter is possibly my favorite King novel but the movie was horrendous. Maximum Overdrive was a solid film. The Shining was a great movie although it wasn't a true representation of the story in the ...
by Kelly Red
Mon Sep 28 6:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15243
Views: 1168268

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

So lesson learned for today...don’t pay the hooker with Venmo!
by Kelly Red
Mon Sep 28 12:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22262
Views: 1621368

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Tonight I’m making roasted cubed butternut squash with garlic and Parmesan cheese. Then topped with buttered breadcrumbs and baked until browned.
I am in desperate need of cozy and the first squash of the season will do the trick.
by Kelly Red
Sun Sep 27 11:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22262
Views: 1621368

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Bought a bag of MN SweeTango apples. A sliced apple with almond butter, perfect snack.
by Kelly Red
Fri Sep 25 10:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 4057
Views: 319995

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

Viking wrote:
Fri Sep 25 9:37 am
I should be sitting in Munich right now drinking beer...
I feel for you Viking. I should be in Africa right now! It’s been delayed to next year.
by Kelly Red
Thu Sep 24 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Only in Wisconsin
Replies: 1674
Views: 205670

Re: Only in Wisconsin

Beauner wrote:
Thu Sep 24 1:56 pm
All that is missing is a case of Busch Light
You’re jumping the gun before the reception! If they’re really fancy, BL on tap!!
by Kelly Red
Tue Sep 22 10:28 am
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 490
Views: 27569

Re: NCAA hockey 2020-2021 season

Finally heard from the NCAA on 2021 Frozen Four tickets. Unsurprisingly, they're holding off on selling anything yet, but it's good to get some contact on the topic. Yeah I did too. I told my husband I don’t think a regular FF will happen. They simply can’t organize an event that large at the last ...
by Kelly Red
Fri Sep 18 12:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's get to know each other...
Replies: 1155
Views: 63028

Re: Let's get to know each other...

I got to know Harry Broadfoot when I collected Adam Hausers goalie equipment for the MN History Center. He tried to give me a jersey but I told him it was unethical for me to accept a gift worth that amount of money. He said how about a puck? I said that was ok, but only if he signed it. He was emba...
by Kelly Red
Fri Sep 18 11:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 8093
Views: 646117

Re: Television

Ok, you know maybe you’ve watched too much TV when...

Driving up the cabin I saw a ditch cutter clearing shrubs and small trees using a horizontal spinning saw blade on a large swing arm. And what was my first thought! That would be perfect for killing Walkers on the Walking Dead :dup:
by Kelly Red
Fri Sep 11 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22262
Views: 1621368

Re: Simple Pleasures...

My buddy made these for me. Turned out awesome. 20200515_193628.jpg Those are great! But shouldn’t the hole be Goldys buck toothed grin? I spent an afternoon once teaching a 4 yr old to pitch underhanded for cornhole. He’d hurl the bags overhand and they’d land 3 ft in front of him. His dad was imp...
by Kelly Red
Thu Sep 10 11:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 7975
Views: 651239

Re: Movies

Diana Rigg has died.
Sexy Emma Peel!
Long live Lady Olenna Tyrell.
by Kelly Red
Tue Sep 08 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9282
Views: 752903

Re: Restaurant

How do you make your dough? We use Bobby Flay’s recipe which works well enough for us but I’m always curious how others do it Ideally 450 grams of 00 Caputo Flour, 1 cup warm water, 1 tsp dry active yeast, 1 tsp of sugar. Mix for 5 min, put a little olive oil to keep from sticking to the bowl and r...
by Kelly Red
Tue Sep 08 1:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9282
Views: 752903

Re: Restaurant

How do you make your dough? We use Bobby Flay’s recipe which works well enough for us but I’m always curious how others do it Ideally 450 grams of 00 Caputo Flour, 1 cup warm water, 1 tsp dry active yeast, 1 tsp of sugar. Mix for 5 min, put a little olive oil to keep from sticking to the bowl and r...
by Kelly Red
Fri Sep 04 10:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8348
Views: 620553

Re: Totally Random Trivia

The Rube wrote:
Wed Sep 02 10:14 pm
Places will just incorporate the tax into the prices (like many local breweries do now) and round off to the nearest dollar.
Or Europe. It’s not rocket science, just mark the price.
by Kelly Red
Thu Sep 03 11:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 7975
Views: 651239

Re: Movies

I was so tingly and flustered I spelled his name wrong!
by Kelly Red
Thu Sep 03 3:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 7975
Views: 651239

Re: Movies

Slap Shot wrote:
Thu Sep 03 1:25 pm
Zwak wrote:
Thu Sep 03 9:39 am
Trailer for new Bond movie.

I feel tingly inside.
Danial Craig always makes me feel tingly.
by Kelly Red
Thu Sep 03 2:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9282
Views: 752903

Re: Restaurant

But something is actually opening! The Uptown Lobby Bar in the old Suburban World theater. I admit to a big soft spot for this building, my Masters thesis focused on five film theaters in the Minneapolis area, the Suburban was one of them. Fabulous original decor and staging, originally named the Gr...
by Kelly Red
Thu Sep 03 11:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9282
Views: 752903

Re: Restaurant

G-manpuck is absolutely correct when he posted the Nooks comment, they ALL run on incredibly thin margins. But that’s why I tried to make the point that Covid or not, Surly was a poorly run business way before that hit. Razor thin margins mean you don’t overbuild. RTM means you don’t try and be a di...
by Kelly Red
Wed Sep 02 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9282
Views: 752903

Re: Restaurant

I never want to see any place close down, but Omar waaaaaaay over extended his operation and the current climate has caught him far short. Covid hastened the downfall but it almost seemed poised to happen eventually. That beer hall is much too big, square footage like that requires massive $$$ on a ...
by Kelly Red
Fri Aug 28 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Travel
Replies: 2205
Views: 212539

Re: Travel

There is Lost Forty tract of old growth Norway pine trees that were missed back in the logging days due to a mapping I gotts tell you that I was very underwhelmed when I finally rode there this summer. Yes, it is old growth White and Red Pine & a climax forest but it didn't inspire awe in me. Yeah ...
by Kelly Red
Thu Aug 27 6:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22262
Views: 1621368

Re: Simple Pleasures...

We have a 135 Yamaha (two stroke) on our Lund for skiing and it's been great. Liked it so much we got a 50HP Yamaha Four Stroke on our 'toon. Solid motors. The Yamaha is a 130 but yes still fantastic. You sit in the hole a while for slaloming at the beginning but it’s pretty good. Eventually we wil...
by Kelly Red
Wed Aug 26 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Travel
Replies: 2205
Views: 212539

Re: Travel

Drive 30 minutes east one day to Cass Lake. Sail Star Marina. Darryl will rent you a fishing boat or a pontoon and you can motor around the islands; Star, Cedar and the Potatoes. Go ashore on Star (north portage) and it’s a 20 ft walk to the lake inside an island in a lake! It’s cool. Tell Darryl t...
by Kelly Red
Tue Aug 25 3:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15243
Views: 1168268

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

Thanks everyone this convinces me we need to go auto. I am sure we will use it because we make homemade pizza dough all the time (I realize that's different but neither of us mind spending a little extra effort for the results) and on top of making fresh pasta I know my wife at least will find it u...
by Kelly Red
Tue Aug 25 12:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15243
Views: 1168268

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

Cosettas for pasta sheets, I make my own ravioli. Like I admitted, I have the Kitchenaid attachment but often just don’t want the mess of making it myself. I do miss Italy and the piles of fresh pasta in the markets. We lived near a small shop that made stuffed pasta. You ordered your choice of fill...
by Kelly Red
Tue Aug 25 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15243
Views: 1168268

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

Does anyone have experience using a manual crank pasta maker+ attachments? Trying to decide if it's worth it vs. spluring and buying an automatic. I’ve used both. While the “allure” of making hand cranked pasta is appealing, it is ridiculously hard work. They never really show how many times you ha...
by Kelly Red
Sun Aug 23 9:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Travel
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Views: 212539

Re: Travel

We're going to Bemidji next weekend and was wondering what you'd recommend for outdoor activities with a 10 and 2 year old. We're already planning to go to Itasca but I'm curious about other ideas Drive 30 minutes east one day to Cass Lake. Sail Star Marina. Darryl will rent you a fishing boat or a...
by Kelly Red
Thu Aug 20 10:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
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Re: Movies

All The Money In The World: The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom. Decent movie, from what I've read, the only differences are trivial matters like JPG ...
by Kelly Red
Tue Aug 18 3:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
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When driving west on HWY 62 by Shady Oak Road there is construction for the light rail. There is a square white sign related to the ongoing construction that says 'NO WAKE'. What does this mean? I've only heard this in regards to boats. I thought it was for snow plows? I don’t think it has to do wi...
by Kelly Red
Mon Aug 17 5:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
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Do ice arenas cover the whole surface on ice with white paint before applying stripes or is the white color from opaqueness of ice and white paint on the floor? This video makes it look “too” white and his boots appear to have white paint overspray. https://twitter.com/hcrosswhockey/status/12946791...
by Kelly Red
Sun Aug 16 10:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
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I have my issues with tipping but usually don’t mind, at a place where I’m waited on. But I have a huge objection to the places that make you feel pressured. Nearby bakery uses one of those counter card readers, then the page that presents a tip selection-15-20-25-other pops up. I’m sorry, you put a...
by Kelly Red
Fri Aug 14 10:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
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Views: 620553

Re: Totally Random Trivia

2) Beasts of the Southern Wild


Fabulous film with stunning visuals and an almost entire non-actor cast.