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Trevor Kuntz

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Has anyone here ever owned a Hummer H1?

If so, are they a reliable or come with a bunch of issue?

I really want to get one at one stage. Looks super fun to take off road or drive in some heavy snow.
My poker buddy had one and these are his tips:
Avoid 2004 H1s at all cost (fatal computer issues)
Avoid 6.5 turbo (block failure)
Avoid any military variants (bad interior)
Make sure CTIS works before buying (if it doesn't work, assume owner does not invest in proper maintenance)

Pray and hope that previous owner did all maintenance especially cooling system

Worst case, imagine that you are buying an old Defender (budget accordingly)

If in doubt, get a Land Cruiser or FJ instead
 
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My aunt and uncle had an H2, and it was massive. Can't imagine driving an H1. The H3 is a baby.
 
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Lol now I want a giant whiteboard the size of my one of my office walls… Thanks for the project :rofl:

Hopefully I get some more portable options too. Lol thanks brother!
My dude, get a bucket of dry erase paint and cover a wall!
 

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The Onion couldn't make up this story if it tried:

Guy is a commonwealth prosecuting attorney for two counties in Kentucky, married, has one kid

Guy has affair with a female probation officer

While prosecuting a drug-related case, guy begins having sex with the defendant in the case, whom he met through the probation officer whom he was also having an affair with

Meanwhile, guy begins affair with an alternate juror on a separate murder case as soon as the alternate juror is dismissed from the jury.

Guy impregnates the defendant in the original case

Pregnant defendant tells guy's wife about the affair

Guy tries to take back the pre-trial deal he had made with the defendant (prior to the affair)

New prosecuter gets assigned, investigation begins, investigation ends with no punishment or consequences

All of this happens in 2013/2014

Now, 8 years later, guy is now running to be a circuit judge in Kentucky...

WTF :wideyed:

 

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Now, 8 years later, guy is now running to be a circuit judge in Kentucky...

Not as bad as allegedly sexually assaulting 25 women and only getting a slap on the wrist, just because you can run and throw a football.
 

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Am I the only one who sees super old threads I've read and liked years ago and my likes are gone?
 
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Come again?

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Am I the only one who sees super old threads I've read and liked years ago and my likes are gone?

This would only happen on a software change, but that has not happened in years. Perhaps 6 or more.
 

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Just got off a consulting call for my ads suggesting I use Performance Max campaigns, are they not ethical?
I don't know why they're using the word "ethical". What are they trying to ask.

Are the easy to use? Do you trust them? Do you like them?

It just seemed odd.
 

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Is anyone into “mind mapping” as a way of note taking? Any apps you like for it?

I’m intrigued about getting more organized like this.
I've used a few, Mindmap Notes is pretty good if you don't have a million nodes.

Mindmaster does much more complex things and is quite nice to use. I think it's also free if you don't use their cloud services.
 
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Headed to defcon next week. Kept trying to think how to rig up a hack-box in a short time. Here's what I came up with...

- Raspberry Pi, because they're laying around
- Custom enclosure (I'm fabricating/bending from ABS sheet and polycarbonate)
- Portable tablet-style monitor from Amazon
- Mini mechanical keyboard
- Wired mouse, not getting hacked through bluetooth today, Satan
- All powered by my DeWalt 20v drill batteries (mount on/in chassis)
- Power is converted through cig-lighter style USB chargers
- Also expose some blank 12v car outlets, why not? Might want to power something else.
- Wall outlet AC-DC power converter included in case batteries should run out.

Well, if anyone happens to be there (different audience but you never know) and see me hacking on a jalopy computer, say hi :rofl:
 

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Headed to defcon next week. Kept trying to think how to rig up a hack-box in a short time. Here's what I came up with...

- Raspberry Pi, because they're laying around
- Custom enclosure (I'm fabricating/bending from ABS sheet and polycarbonate)
- Portable tablet-style monitor from Amazon
- Mini mechanical keyboard
- Wired mouse, not getting hacked through bluetooth today, Satan
- All powered by my DeWalt 20v drill batteries (mount on/in chassis)
- Power is converted through cig-lighter style USB chargers
- Also expose some blank 12v car outlets, why not? Might want to power something else.
- Wall outlet AC-DC power converter included in case batteries should run out.

Well, if anyone happens to be there (different audience but you never know) and see me hacking on a jalopy computer, say hi :rofl:
It's time you changed your avatar to the crazy scientist from Back To The Future...
 

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Headed to defcon next week. Kept trying to think how to rig up a hack-box in a short time. Here's what I came up with...

- Raspberry Pi, because they're laying around
- Custom enclosure (I'm fabricating/bending from ABS sheet and polycarbonate)
- Portable tablet-style monitor from Amazon
- Mini mechanical keyboard
- Wired mouse, not getting hacked through bluetooth today, Satan
- All powered by my DeWalt 20v drill batteries (mount on/in chassis)
- Power is converted through cig-lighter style USB chargers
- Also expose some blank 12v car outlets, why not? Might want to power something else.
- Wall outlet AC-DC power converter included in case batteries should run out.

Well, if anyone happens to be there (different audience but you never know) and see me hacking on a jalopy computer, say hi :rofl:

Had never heard of it until now, what is the point of it? I can get a good idea from the website.
 
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Headed to defcon next week. Kept trying to think how to rig up a hack-box in a short time. Here's what I came up with...

- Raspberry Pi, because they're laying around
- Custom enclosure (I'm fabricating/bending from ABS sheet and polycarbonate)
- Portable tablet-style monitor from Amazon
- Mini mechanical keyboard
- Wired mouse, not getting hacked through bluetooth today, Satan
- All powered by my DeWalt 20v drill batteries (mount on/in chassis)
- Power is converted through cig-lighter style USB chargers
- Also expose some blank 12v car outlets, why not? Might want to power something else.
- Wall outlet AC-DC power converter included in case batteries should run out.

Well, if anyone happens to be there (different audience but you never know) and see me hacking on a jalopy computer, say hi :rofl:
Take some photo or video! That sounds super cool
 

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Had never heard of it until now, what is the point of it? I can get a good idea from the website.
Security, and things that are not as secure as we think they are!
 

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@Fox i had an 05 h2 alpha got off a police auction but it was gas v8 strong good motor but gas was cheap as F*ck in 09-2010 wouldnt even consider it especially in europe lol.


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1985 dodge dually cummins 12 valve swapped. All mechanical but never had any issues in any climate!

My dream truck is
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1950s dodge power wagon baby!
Unfortunately im born into a mopar (dodge/plymouth) family. Its a good and bad thing
 
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Anyone else experience insomnia after getting covid? That is the only thing I can think of. I have never really experienced this in my life before, and this is twice now in two weeks that I have not slept. The first time I at least fell asleep at about 7am and got a bit of rest. Today again I did not sleep, but I am heading to the mountains for a bike ride in about an hour. This will be interesting.
 

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I just realized that VC-funding is bullshit! Why?

VCs success is most probably due to luck. At my job a colleague recently showed me a booklet by a VC showing their "success" metrics: Out of all their investments 50 % of startups lose money (= make no return on the VCs investment), 45 % brake even (= return equals investment) and only mere 5 % return 10x or more on the initial VCs investment. Overall a VC 4x's the total fund sum. Ok, so this means their hit rate is 5 % and miss rate is 95 %. These are average market numbers. The VCs booklet stated that they were "proud of their success metrics". Laughable!

My colleague keeps pushing me to go work for a VC, so I'm like "okay let's chat". Had a quick chat with a partner and asked him "What role does LUCK play in your success". He gave me some bullshit answer about their investment experience. Yeah, okay, so they invest today and only know 4-7 years LATER if their investment pays out or not. Imagine shooting darts and only getting feedback every 4-7 YEARS, if you missed or hit. How the hell do you want to build an experience like this? Please stop talking about "experience" when it comes to VCs success.

On top of that, most VCs do not do any pre-seed or seed rounds. So this means the business has been pre-validated by at least a couple of Business Angels (= rich people who invest in startups) who believe in this idea. So the VC just jumps on board probably thinking "oh well, if they think it's good, it's good enough for me".

So, finally, what do I take away from this? Do NOT think, if a VC thinks you're cool, that this has any kind of real-world validation. A VC is NOT the market! If a VC invests, you most probably will fail! Stop whanking over your VC millions. They mean shit! Stop trying to be a millionaire on paper (VC money)!

This video sums up pretty nicely what I mean:
View: https://youtu.be/5eW6Eagr9XA
 

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"Innovation is about doing something differently, rather than creating something from nothing (invention) or doing the same thing better (improvement)." (Shane Snow, Smartcuts)
 
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Headed to defcon next week. Kept trying to think how to rig up a hack-box in a short time. Here's what I came up with...

- Raspberry Pi, because they're laying around
- Custom enclosure (I'm fabricating/bending from ABS sheet and polycarbonate)
- Portable tablet-style monitor from Amazon
- Mini mechanical keyboard
- Wired mouse, not getting hacked through bluetooth today, Satan
- All powered by my DeWalt 20v drill batteries (mount on/in chassis)
- Power is converted through cig-lighter style USB chargers
- Also expose some blank 12v car outlets, why not? Might want to power something else.
- Wall outlet AC-DC power converter included in case batteries should run out.

Well, if anyone happens to be there (different audience but you never know) and see me hacking on a jalopy computer, say hi :rofl:
I have no idea what any of this means, but I love the DeWalt compatibility. :rofl:
 

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Anyone else experience insomnia after getting covid? That is the only thing I can think of. I have never really experienced this in my life before, and this is twice now in two weeks that I have not slept. The first time I at least fell asleep at about 7am and got a bit of rest. Today again I did not sleep, but I am heading to the mountains for a bike ride in about an hour. This will be interesting.
Yes it was much worse the first time I got it. Wasn't anywhere near as bad the second time. The first time I could barely sleep and had massive fatigue.
 

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