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Price of lumber

Wifey wants me to replace the deck. It truly needs it. So, I start looking for wood to do so.



The same piece of lumber I bought at this time last year for just a bit more than $6 is now almost $20.

That new deck will have to wait.

I read earlier that it now cost an average of $20K more for lumber to build a house now than it did a year ago. And there is no sign of it going back down before 2022 at the earliest.
Posted by Ferrets are Cool | Fri Feb 26, 2021, 10:55 PM (13 replies)

Do demons have tails?

If they do, then CancunCruz would be slinking back to Tx with it between his legs.
Posted by Ferrets are Cool | Thu Feb 18, 2021, 07:23 PM (4 replies)

Question about the price gouging in Texas that the billionaires are bragging about

I've been through dozens and dozens of hurricanes, all the way back to Camille in 1969. After each one (almost every one) there have been laws that made it illegal to price gouge for anything, including water and gas.
Why are these asswipes being allowed to price gouge during this emergency in Texas?
Posted by Ferrets are Cool | Thu Feb 18, 2021, 07:05 PM (13 replies)

I love Stan Van Gundy re: anthem

On Tuesday night, it was reported that the Dallas Mavericks had decided to stop playing the national anthem before home games this season, a choice led by owner Mark Cuban. And, as you'd expect, such a significant change from what has been tradition for years and years would lead to both positive and negative opinions of the decision.

One prominent figure who supported the move was New Orleans Pelicans head coach and longtime NBA fixture Stan Van Gundy. The former Heat, Magic and Pistons head coach and two-time All-Star Game head coach expressed his thoughts on Twitter.

"This should happen everywhere," Van Gundy wrote. "If you think the anthem needs to be played before sporting events, then play it before every movie, concert, church service and the start of every work day at every business. What good reason is there to play the anthem before a game?"

Stan!!!!!
Posted by Ferrets are Cool | Sun Feb 14, 2021, 05:11 PM (3 replies)

I just screamed at my tv

I don't do that very often, but when the first thing the local news anchor said tonite was "Today, the Senate voted 57-43 NOT to impeach pResident tRump", I lost it.

Thanks for DU for being here for me to vent.

Posted by Ferrets are Cool | Sat Feb 13, 2021, 11:05 PM (4 replies)

More HEARTS from my wonderful friends at DU

Thank you so very, very much.
Posted by Ferrets are Cool | Thu Feb 11, 2021, 04:22 PM (0 replies)

Jaguars' Urban Meyer makes controversial hire in Chris Doyle

Why does this not surprise me in the least. Meyers is SCUM!!!! FUCK YOU URBAN.

....Before he can get to tweaking the roster, however, he needed to complete the task of finalizing his coaching staff on offense, defense and special teams, and he's now done just that. The team formally announced Meyer's complete staff a few days after Super Bowl LV, and while it's mostly garnered praise from football minds who see it as a strong foundation for Meyer's inaugural season at the professional level, one hire in particular instantly created a slew of raised eyebrows around the league -- namely Chris Doyle.

His departure from the University of Iowa last June was marred with controversy when Doyle, then a 20-year veteran of the program and highest-paid strength and conditioning coach in the country, was put on administrative leave following a list of African-American players alleging Doyle treated them negatively and unfairly because of their race. His new job under Meyer will be the first since the Hawkeyes divorced him, and it's already drawing criticism.

https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/jaguars-urban-meyer-makes-controversial-hire-in-chris-doyle-as-he-finalizes-staff-for-2021/
Posted by Ferrets are Cool | Thu Feb 11, 2021, 04:19 PM (3 replies)

Resolution question.

I am going to attempt to explain this. I'm pretty darn good at puter stuff, but this has me baffled.

I just purchased and installed a new computer and monitor. The graphics card is a RTX 3070 and the monitor is a Benq PD2700U.

When I go to display properties(and the Nvidia settings), it shows the recommended resolution as 3840 x 2160, which is where it is set.
But, when I go to Speccy, my current and working resolution shows up as 1920 x 1080.

Which am I actually seeing?

Thanks
Posted by Ferrets are Cool | Tue Feb 9, 2021, 07:15 PM (6 replies)

Thank you to the wonderful friends who have sent me my ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

DU is like a comfort food. My go to for feeling good.

Thank you so very much.
Posted by Ferrets are Cool | Mon Feb 8, 2021, 09:31 AM (0 replies)

Where is Kyle Rittenhouse? We still don't know.

Prosecutors seeking to increase Kyle Rittenhouse’s $2 million bond said Thursday that the ability of the Kenosha, Wisc., shooter to “roam freely” before trial is “extremely rare for an accused murderer” and argued his address should be made public. But his defense attorneys argue that housing Rittenhouse in a secret safe house is necessary to protect his life.

Richards, who did not respond to requests for comment, has not denied in court filings that Rittenhouse failed to alert the court to his new address until the issue spilled out into public view. He instead cited threats and said his client has remained in constant touch with his attorneys throughout the process.

Asked to provide copies of the threats, Pierce said he could not immediately produce them because “it would take days to organize,” adding that they are spread over Facebook, Twitter, email and voice-mail messages on multiple devices of different parties.

“I wouldn’t even know where to start,” he said. He characterized the messages as threatening “nasty and serious bodily harm.”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/prosecutors-defense-attorneys-quarrel-over-kyle-rittenhouses-location/2021/02/04/0c208336-6739-11eb-886d-5264d4ceb46d_story.html
Posted by Ferrets are Cool | Sat Feb 6, 2021, 11:27 AM (12 replies)
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