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Whoa!  Price drop time!

Introducing lower prices on pretty much our whole inventory, still free US shipping for orders over $50, and we're clearancing out the Smoktech BT-50W mods to make room for...well, stay tuned!
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I wonder if this guy realizes that he's parked like a total douche?
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You give him a knock on the door??? (I knock on doors, they look out, give me the "shoo along" sign and go back to bunk... Knock til they open window.... Damn judgemental asses, lol) 
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+Dan Bowkley Doesn't sound like a bad system if it's done right.  Doing things right isn't a popular policy in a lot of places though.
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Black SUVs. I'm pretty sure they're some kind of new superbug.

If you own a black SUV, no, you do not own the goddamn freeway. Put the phone down and drive like a normal human being.
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The more expensive the cat the dumber the driver.
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Well, that was a really productive day complete waste of a perfectly beautiful day....

Maybe I can go give Tony a big ol' scritch behind his ears or something. Think he likes belly rubs?
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The Blue Tree. Ugh! My head hurts 🙀 the food is pretty decent at The Tiger, though. It used to be a regular stop when I hauled sand and gravel back in the day 😺
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Someone buy this pilot a beer!
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So I think I officially owe my dispatcher an apology.

I've been griping pretty much nonstop about getting shitty miles, sitting around for bloody ever, never getting any good runs, yadda yadda yadda.  So I finally took my big spiral notebook full of trips and punched everything since my last hometime (02/21 departure) into a spreadsheet.  And it turns out I'm averaging a shade over 11,500 paid miles per month, and 31.5% operating percentage.  Which is pretty damn good by any measure, and frankly astonishing for the refrigerated side of the industry, especially running E-logs.

The down side is that my average length of haul (loaded miles only) is just shy of 850 miles per load, which is kinda crummy.  Means I spend an inordinate amount of time in customer docks.  But it's still not awful, just not as good as it could be.

So, Debra, if you're reading this: Thank you, keep doin what'cher doin.
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I kept trying to tell ya. Hehe
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So I'm supposed to be home in Florida on Thursday. Here I am delivering a load in Reno first thing Monday morning. And it seems there are no other trucks anywhere near me with whom I could swap loads. +KarlaSue Dugger​​ is already planned on her home load, she delivers Thursday and should be home no later than early Friday morning...so there's actually a pretty good chance she'll have to leave again before I get there.

Needless to say I am more than a little pissed off right now.
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Personally I think we're worth about $5 a mile
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Former Staff Sgt. Mike Maroney has spent his entire career saving lives, but now he's asking for your help in completing one final mission… Can you help find the little girl he rescued during Hurricane Katrina? http://abc7.la/1GQcspM
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Cocked and locked.
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Hey there Android geeks, got a boggle for ya: periodically, my phone (an HTC One M8 on VZW) will decide to sync an account, and the phone basically locks up for about 10 minutes when it does so. I went through and disabled all account synchronization, and it still does it. It did it before the Lollipop update and still does it now. I'm beginning to think it's some HTC or VZW bloatware doing whatever background crap it feels it needs to do, and encountering a stupidly slow server.

My question: how do I determine exactly which service or app is syncing, and if it's bloatware what can I do about killing its sorry ass?
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Try clean Master they have great FREE products I use almost all of them
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Good idea.
A firearm suppressor company has begun a movement for gun owners to "Fight the Noise." That is, advocate for the right to protect their hearing with firearm silencers without them being subject to extra taxes and paperwork. "The Suppressed are changing the perception of an industry and leading...
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Long-haul truck driver and online vape shop owner
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Linux sysadmin, Windows netadmin, PHP and HTML, truck driving, marine electrical and electronics, shooting, gunsmithing, reloading, RF and analog electronics, and I'm a human truck stop directory.
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Dan the Trucking Geek! Linux freak, gun nut, vapemonger extraordinaire, builder of cool and interesting things.
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For in this modern world, the instruments of warfare are not solely for waging war. Far more importantly, they are the means for controlling peace. --Admiral Arleigh Burke, Chief of Naval Operations

My OpenPGP public key fingerprint is C4A3 6A9D 867E 827A 4F96  C0F3 697D F31B 5EDD C104.  You should encrypt and sign all correspondence to me whenever possible.

For those who add me from far-away places, please understand that while I'm friendly towards all living things I am only fluent in English and domestic cat.  I'd love to learn your language and converse with you in your native tongue; however, if we are to do that you'll have to teach me.

Once upon a time, I was a network administrator and systems analyst.  Alas, after the dot-com crunch in 2001, I pretty much gave up on the idea and became a long haul trucker after an intensive and completely fruitless job search.  Though I gripe about it incessantly, the fact is I love trucking and would probably keep doing it even if I hit a lottery jackpot.

My hobbies include vaping (including rebuilding atomizers and blending e-liquid), guns (target shooting, gunsmithing, and ammunition reloading), photography (medium format film, please!), amateur radio (mostly APRS, but I'm on 146.52 and all over the 440MHz band, mobile, KG6OHK or KG6OHK-14 on APRS), anything to do with computers and Linux specifically, electronics and radio hacking, Bitcoin, 3D modelling with Blender and POVRay, and lots of other stuff.

Politically (and in the rest of life) I'm a staunch Libertarian (that's classical liberal to folks outside the US).  I voted for Ron Paul in 2008 and Gary Johnson in 2012.  I truly do believe that married gay couples should be able to defend their marijuana crops with assault weapons.  

I don't wear a tin foil hat, but I'm starting to think there's something to this whole NWO/Fed/TSA/Goldman-Sachs clusterfuck.  There's too many people all thinking we're going to hell in a handbasket for it all to be BS.  Honestly I'm thinking even the Zombie craze is a symptom of this: we might not know exactly what's going on or who's behind it, but the collective conscious knows SOMETHING is up and it ain't gonna be pretty.  Therefore I am preparing myself for some kind of shit to be hitting some kind of fan.

I tend to shamelessly add people I perceive as "smart," as well as truckers (and their families too, sometimes), Linux geeks lovers and developers, awesome photographers, people who make me laugh or think (even better, those who do both in a single post), and people who would fit into several of my circles.  I will not add or add-back anyone without a profile.  I am quite happily involved in a relationship.

Circle suggestions:  Trucking, Linux, Ron Paul, Photography, Amateur Radio, Navy Veterans, FFG-50 USS Taylor, Nerds Geeks and Weirdos, Second Amendment, Ammo Reloaders.  And plenty more!

Oh, and I like parentheses.
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Held the record for highest ASVAB score ever to come out of the Los Angeles recruiting district.
Education
  • Ventura High School
    1991 - 1995
  • naval nuclear power training command
    machinist's mate, 1996 - 1996
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Great little vape shop. Their advertised truck parking is slightly lacking, but doable if you're the only truck.
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Good folks with good ideas. If we put aside the presupposition that all of this is simply too utopian to possibly work...it might just work!
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Digging the juice!
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Seem like pretty friendly folks, actually. Maybe a little haphazard around the edges, but they did take my delivery a day early.
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typical lousy grocery warehouse experience. arrived early, got a door right away, unloaded within an hour but then the receivers are in a meeting. so of course i get to sit. for hours. how hard is it to count 21 pallets? this is what you get when you let your union run everything.
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Arrived an hour early. Three hours later I'm still waiting on the street for a door.
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Really excellent vape shop. The staff and owners are friendly and knowledgeable, their selection is great and fairly priced, I'm a happy camper.
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