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wap wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 8:58 pm
09vdubgti wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 8:47 pm

Hey Wap! Lol.

Yea, thats what I'm going to go back to doing lol.
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And stick around for a while this time. :)
For sure man, hows everything with you?
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09vdubgti wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:20 pm
wap wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 8:58 pm

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And stick around for a while this time. :)
For sure man, hows everything with you?
Cool.

Honestly, boring AF. Nothing's going on at work, at home, with the fam. No travel plans, nada. :|

But at least everyone is healthy.

Thanks for asking!

You good?
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wap wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:40 pm
09vdubgti wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:20 pm

For sure man, hows everything with you?
Cool.

Honestly, boring AF. Nothing's going on at work, at home, with the fam. No travel plans, nada. :|

But at least everyone is healthy.

Thanks for asking!

You good?
Hey, as long as you have your health, thats what matters the most I'd say.

TBH, I am in the exact same situation, not much to do, no where really to go. Everything is closed or seems to be at least. I am taking a quick one night trip for a friends bday this Friday down to Florida. Itll be the first time I leave and actually go somewhere since like last February. We were able to get a camp spot down there, we're more or less just gonna be on our own.

Man, I turned 30 in July, and it seems like as soon as I turned 30. Poof my body's warranty expired, lol. I caught the Absolute worst case of sciatica in my lower back. I couldnt do ANYTHING. It hurt to sit, it hurt to lay down and sleep. Only way I was okay was just standing, and standing all day SUCKS haha. But its gotten better I could sit down now at least and just going to PT and stuff. And now the worst part, my head hair started thinning haha *internally cries*

However besides that, Im okay-ish just trying to deal with everything. Which I think we all are.
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09vdubgti wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:01 pm
wap wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:40 pm

Cool.

Honestly, boring AF. Nothing's going on at work, at home, with the fam. No travel plans, nada. :|

But at least everyone is healthy.

Thanks for asking!

You good?
Hey, as long as you have your health, thats what matters the most I'd say.

TBH, I am in the exact same situation, not much to do, no where really to go. Everything is closed or seems to be at least. I am taking a quick one night trip for a friends bday this Friday down to Florida. Itll be the first time I leave and actually go somewhere since like last February. We were able to get a camp spot down there, we're more or less just gonna be on our own.

Man, I turned 30 in July, and it seems like as soon as I turned 30. Poof my body's warranty expired, lol. I caught the Absolute worst case of sciatica in my lower back. I couldnt do ANYTHING. It hurt to sit, it hurt to lay down and sleep. Only way I was okay was just standing, and standing all day SUCKS haha. But its gotten better I could sit down now at least and just going to PT and stuff. And now the worst part, my head hair started thinning haha *internally cries*

However besides that, Im okay-ish just trying to deal with everything. Which I think we all are.
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Back issues SUCK, but if you think your body starts to hate you at 30, just wait a couple decades. :disgust: :wap:

And bald is sexy. Look at :sawce: ! :lol:
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wap wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:09 pm

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Back issues SUCK, but if you think your body starts to hate you at 30, just wait a couple decades. :disgust: :wap:

And bald is sexy. Look at :sawce: ! :lol:
haha oh man...yea...

I was playing basketball went to shoot the ball and as I came down, I felt like an electric current of sorts zip up my right leg. And this was months ago.


You know whats funny aboout the whole hair situation, NO ONE in either my dads or mothers side has facial hair. Now all of a sudden, poof im growing this hair thing, i guess people call beards haha. And it grows semi-quickly, ill trim and within a week or two I have to do it again. Its not too bad though, just that the volume and thickness isnt really there anymore.

I started using sea salt spray, which helps, just hope it doesnt continue more or at least slowsss down some.

See what I can remember, he had a well formed head me on other hand, im pretty sure I was dropped a time or two when I was a lil guy haha.
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Also, I still have a bunch of OEM VW parts just using up space in the garage. I miss my MKV gti. The 7 was cool too but idk there was something about the 5.
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Also, I still have a bunch of OEM VW parts just using up space in the garage. I miss my MKV gti. The 7 was cool too but idk there was something about the 5.
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09vdubgti wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:16 pm
wap wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:09 pm

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Back issues SUCK, but if you think your body starts to hate you at 30, just wait a couple decades. :disgust: :wap:

And bald is sexy. Look at :sawce: ! :lol:
haha oh man...yea...

I was playing basketball went to shoot the ball and as I came down, I felt like an electric current of sorts zip up my right leg. And this was months ago.


You know whats funny aboout the whole hair situation, NO ONE in either my dads or mothers side has facial hair. Now all of a sudden, poof im growing this hair thing, i guess people call beards haha. And it grows semi-quickly, ill trim and within a week or two I have to do it again. Its not too bad though, just that the volume and thickness isnt really there anymore.

I started using sea salt spray, which helps, just hope it doesnt continue more or at least slowsss down some.

See what I can remember, he had a well formed head me on other hand, im pretty sure I was dropped a time or two when I was a lil guy haha.
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wap wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:38 pm

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:lol: :lol:

Sea Salt spray hahah...yea you know when you go to the beach and your hair afterwards appears thicker and fuller. Well the spray does similar affect, just makes it look like it has more volume. haha..im trying
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09vdubgti wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:43 pm
wap wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:38 pm

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Sea Salt spray hahah...yea you know when you go to the beach and your hair afterwards appears thicker and fuller. Well the spray does similar affect, just makes it look like it has more volume. haha..im trying
Oh, so there's no claims that it'll grow hair. It just makes what you have look fuller. Got it.

I'm very lucky in that even in my advanced age my hairline has not receded at all yet. But if/when it does, I'm not gonna stress about it. :aintcare:
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09vdubgti wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 8:46 pm Zill, you still doing car dealer work? Or anyone here I guess in general.

I leased my Subaru and lease is up...so I messed up or what not, and maybe enjoyed the car a tad bit more than we had agreed on; mileage wise. (36k miles, car currently has 59.7k LOL)

So the dealer called me and said I could go to the dealership to buy out the car there and they would handle also registration and stuff. However I was also told I could also just do it through my bank (Chase) which handles the lease RN.

Any benefits with going through the dealer? Or should I go through the bank? Also is there any negotiation factors I could possibly do here? Thnx
You can do it all through Chase if you want, and avoid the dealer rape.

As for me, 2020 was not a good year, and 2021 is off to a rough start. Technically unemployed and I’m on my 4th week without unemployment while NJ spins on their thumb and sorts out their outdated unemployment system.

I’m simply not willing to go catch Covid for a paycheck.
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wap wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:22 pm
09vdubgti wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:43 pm

:lol: :lol:

Sea Salt spray hahah...yea you know when you go to the beach and your hair afterwards appears thicker and fuller. Well the spray does similar affect, just makes it look like it has more volume. haha..im trying
Oh, so there's no claims that it'll grow hair. It just makes what you have look fuller. Got it.

I'm very lucky in that even in my advanced age my hairline has not receded at all yet. But if/when it does, I'm not gonna stress about it. :aintcare:
Ha...

Yea my friends say I am overreacting lol
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Zillon wrote: Wed Jan 27, 2021 12:12 am
09vdubgti wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 8:46 pm Zill, you still doing car dealer work? Or anyone here I guess in general.

I leased my Subaru and lease is up...so I messed up or what not, and maybe enjoyed the car a tad bit more than we had agreed on; mileage wise. (36k miles, car currently has 59.7k LOL)

So the dealer called me and said I could go to the dealership to buy out the car there and they would handle also registration and stuff. However I was also told I could also just do it through my bank (Chase) which handles the lease RN.

Any benefits with going through the dealer? Or should I go through the bank? Also is there any negotiation factors I could possibly do here? Thnx
You can do it all through Chase if you want, and avoid the dealer rape.

As for me, 2020 was not a good year, and 2021 is off to a rough start. Technically unemployed and I’m on my 4th week without unemployment while NJ spins on their thumb and sorts out their outdated unemployment system.

I’m simply not willing to go catch Covid for a paycheck.
Sorry to hear about that man, we're on a similar boat then. I completely agree with you though on the potential exposure. The second half of 2020 was horrible,

Thanks for the advice, I was wondering what they would get out of it, I'll just go through chase then.
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09vdubgti wrote: Wed Jan 27, 2021 8:17 am
Zillon wrote: Wed Jan 27, 2021 12:12 am

You can do it all through Chase if you want, and avoid the dealer rape.

As for me, 2020 was not a good year, and 2021 is off to a rough start. Technically unemployed and I’m on my 4th week without unemployment while NJ spins on their thumb and sorts out their outdated unemployment system.

I’m simply not willing to go catch Covid for a paycheck.
Sorry to hear about that man, we're on a similar boat then. I completely agree with you though on the potential exposure. The second half of 2020 was horrible,

Thanks for the advice, I was wondering what they would get out of it, I'll just go through chase then.
The only benefit you might get is the potential Subaru certification (and extended warranty) at a discount for going through the :dillerman: - only do this if you've kept up on maintenance (tires, brakes, etc.). Otherwise you're gonna get the ol' 1-2 :knot: punch in shop labor and parts if your car needs a bunch of things to meet cert spec.

You can call your original salesperson and let him know you're looking to buy out your lease and you wanted to know if you can certify it, and what the costs would be. You know what your buyout through Chase is, correct?
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09vdubgti wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:23 pm Also, I still have a bunch of OEM VW parts just using up space in the garage. I miss my MKV gti. The 7 was cool too but idk there was something about the 5.
Funny you mention this, I was just thinking yesterday that I miss my MKV too. Tornado Red 2 door with no options, the car felt special for some reason.
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Drank too much last night. Woops :gag:
Desertbreh wrote: Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:40 pm My guess would be that Chris took some time off because he has read the dialogue on this page 1,345 times and decided to spend some of his free time doing something besides beating a horse to death.
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09vdubgti wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 8:46 pm Zill, you still doing car dealer work? Or anyone here I guess in general.

I leased my Subaru and lease is up...so I messed up or what not, and maybe enjoyed the car a tad bit more than we had agreed on; mileage wise. (36k miles, car currently has 59.7k LOL)

So the dealer called me and said I could go to the dealership to buy out the car there and they would handle also registration and stuff. However I was also told I could also just do it through my bank (Chase) which handles the lease RN.

Any benefits with going through the dealer? Or should I go through the bank? Also is there any negotiation factors I could possibly do here? Thnx
Welcome back man!

I do think buying out the car is likely your best bet. I believe that buyout price is normally set up front in negotiations when you lease the car, so I doubt they will budge on price now. You don't have much room to negotiate from as you will either have to buy the car or pay a large amount on overage miles.

Financing wise, you could get a loan quote from Chase for the buy out amount and see what kind of rate they offer you, bring that to the :dillerman: and see if they can beat it. In my experience car dealers have always been able to get me better rates than I could on my own.
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09vdubgti wrote: Wed Jan 27, 2021 8:14 am
wap wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:22 pm

Oh, so there's no claims that it'll grow hair. It just makes what you have look fuller. Got it.

I'm very lucky in that even in my advanced age my hairline has not receded at all yet. But if/when it does, I'm not gonna stress about it. :aintcare:
Ha...

Yea my friends say I am overreacting lol
Dude, I started balding at like 19 :lolol: I started Rogaine Foam a year or two after that in college, and here I am about to turn 32, and while my hair is definitely thin, it's still there. The Rogaine works. If you care about your hair, it's worth the $15/month. That said, I kind of want to stop using it at this point and just buzz my head and be done with it.
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Detroit wrote: Wed Jan 27, 2021 9:13 am Drank too much last night. Woops :gag:
:gag: I did Saturday and it wasn't great.

I don't recall if I mentioned this, but after yours and Eric's feedback, I decided to say fuck dry January. I ended up going weeks one and two with zero booze, week three with 3-5 drinks, week four, well, everything out the window and I drank 10+ drinks in one day.

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D Griff wrote: Wed Jan 27, 2021 9:48 am
Detroit wrote: Wed Jan 27, 2021 9:13 am Drank too much last night. Woops :gag:
:gag: I did Saturday and it wasn't great.

I don't recall if I mentioned this, but after yours and Eric's feedback, I decided to say fuck dry January. I ended up going weeks one and two with zero booze, week three with 3-5 drinks, week four, well, everything out the window and I drank 10+ drinks in one day.

:ohwell:
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I don't really get the whole "dry XX Month" thing. :butwhy:

That said, I am trying to cut my consumption in general. I got in a bad habit of drinking out of boredom, and that's bad. Now, I make sure to only drink when I want a specific taste. Like yesterday I REALLY wanted a dirty martini, so I made 1...then another. Then I really wanted soda with whiskey, so I made one, then another. Doubling up was the mistake, but whatever...I drank because I wanted to taste the drinks, getting drunk was a side effect. I feel like that separates me from the alcoholics...I didn't drink at all Sunday and Monday, just didn't want to.
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Detroit wrote: Wed Jan 27, 2021 10:12 am
D Griff wrote: Wed Jan 27, 2021 9:48 am

:gag: I did Saturday and it wasn't great.

I don't recall if I mentioned this, but after yours and Eric's feedback, I decided to say fuck dry January. I ended up going weeks one and two with zero booze, week three with 3-5 drinks, week four, well, everything out the window and I drank 10+ drinks in one day.

:ohwell:
:impressive:

I don't really get the whole "dry XX Month" thing. :butwhy:

That said, I am trying to cut my consumption in general. I got in a bad habit of drinking out of boredom, and that's bad. Now, I make sure to only drink when I want a specific taste. Like yesterday I REALLY wanted a dirty martini, so I made 1...then another. Then I really wanted soda with whiskey, so I made one, then another. Doubling up was the mistake, but whatever...I drank because I wanted to taste the drinks, getting drunk was a side effect. I feel like that separates me from the alcoholics...I didn't drink at all Sunday and Monday, just didn't want to.
My issue is weight... I lost 25lbs from last march to june. By not drinking and eating right... then I GAINED 35lbs since... Fucking insane. I have no idea how I am going full Christian bale on this one.

Now I am back to not eating/drinking... down 6... fuckin a.
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max225 wrote: Wed Jan 27, 2021 10:23 am
Detroit wrote: Wed Jan 27, 2021 10:12 am
:impressive:

I don't really get the whole "dry XX Month" thing. :butwhy:

That said, I am trying to cut my consumption in general. I got in a bad habit of drinking out of boredom, and that's bad. Now, I make sure to only drink when I want a specific taste. Like yesterday I REALLY wanted a dirty martini, so I made 1...then another. Then I really wanted soda with whiskey, so I made one, then another. Doubling up was the mistake, but whatever...I drank because I wanted to taste the drinks, getting drunk was a side effect. I feel like that separates me from the alcoholics...I didn't drink at all Sunday and Monday, just didn't want to.
My issue is weight... I lost 25lbs from last march to june. By not drinking and eating right... then I GAINED 35lbs since... Fucking insane. I have no idea how I am going full Christian bale on this one.

Now I am back to not eating/drinking... down 6... fuckin a.
Sometimes I swear we're the same person. I was on a similar trajectory, lost ~40 lbs from March to November. Didn't change much, but the holidays bloated me right back up. Heading back in the right direction by starving myself and exercising since Jan 1, so that's good? Sucks to be hungry all the time, but good.

Dirty martinis have almost no calories in them. And my soda and whiskey is made with Zevia soda 0 cal, just the whiskey which indeed is >0. I don't drink beer or cider at all anymore and try to keep wine to a minimum. Those are the high calorie bloaters.
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Detroit wrote: Wed Jan 27, 2021 10:29 am
max225 wrote: Wed Jan 27, 2021 10:23 am
My issue is weight... I lost 25lbs from last march to june. By not drinking and eating right... then I GAINED 35lbs since... Fucking insane. I have no idea how I am going full Christian bale on this one.

Now I am back to not eating/drinking... down 6... fuckin a.
Sometimes I swear we're the same person. I was on a similar trajectory, lost ~40 lbs from March to November. Didn't change much, but the holidays bloated me right back up. Heading back in the right direction by starving myself and exercising since Jan 1, so that's good? Sucks to be hungry all the time, but good.

Dirty martinis have almost no calories in them. And my soda and whiskey is made with Zevia soda 0 cal, just the whiskey which indeed is >0. I don't drink beer or cider at all anymore and try to keep wine to a minimum.
1 shot of vodka is like 100cals... It certainly gets converted to energy. I almost never drink anything with carbs/sugar ever. But still... no winning. It's like a light switch. Booze=Weight :(
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Detroit wrote: Wed Jan 27, 2021 10:29 am
Sometimes I swear we're the same person. I was on a similar trajectory, lost ~40 lbs from March to November. Didn't change much, but the holidays bloated me right back up. Heading back in the right direction by starving myself and exercising since Jan 1, so that's good? Sucks to be hungry all the time, but good.

Dirty martinis have almost no calories in them. And my soda and whiskey is made with Zevia soda 0 cal, just the whiskey which indeed is >0. I don't drink beer or cider at all anymore and try to keep wine to a minimum.
1 shot of vodka is like 100cals... It certainly gets converted to energy. I almost never drink anything with carbs/sugar ever. But still... no winning. It's like a light swith. Booze=Weight :(
A lot of it is water weight because booze makes you retain water. Which is why I don't step on the scale anymore and just use visual/clothes fitment as a gauge of fat.

When I drink, I eat a bit less to accommodate. I probably consumed ~400 cals between my 4 drinks last night, which is WAY better than 4 IPAs or something.
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