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Old 07-05-2019, 08:06 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I'm less concerned about oil spillage these days, and more concerned with how nobody has invented a way to prevent food spillage from highchairs.

My solution has a gasket going around the midsection of the child, surrounding them and funneled inward. Any food thrown would just roll back toward the child.

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Old 07-05-2019, 09:48 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Got its front end clipped by someone making a left turn from the rightmost lane. That's me replacing all the metal parts bent towards the driver's side with junkyard stuff.
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Idiot drivers!

Insurance money or 'roadside settlement'?
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Old 07-06-2019, 09:41 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Did any of you actually read the article? According to the statute, you can't work on YOUR OWN CAR in YOUR OWN GARAGE. Not outside in the street -- inside, behind a door, on your own property. Not allowed by law.

There may be problems with people running ersatz car repair businesses in their driveways, spilling fluids, etc., and they should certainly be dealt with. But this law is excessive intrusion and overreach writ large.
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Old 07-06-2019, 11:24 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Their insurance money. There was too much structural damage to settle it right there on the road.
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WDB, did you read this far, from the same post:
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[W]hat difference does working on your car in your garage make?

Maybe if you need to keep the garage door open and you have parts everywhere or some other mess, but how would it go down?

[banging on garage] "Open up! We know you are working on cars in there!"

Are they allowed to look through your garage windows?
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Not surprising for California, but a bit surprising for Sac-town? At least when I was there, it wasn’t a very progressive city, despite being the capitol of arguably the most progressive state in the US. I’d have to agree, though, that it would probably depend on neighbors calling it in. If you got nosey rosey neighbors, you’re unfairly screwed.
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I'm less concerned about oil spillage these days, and more concerned with how nobody has invented a way to prevent food spillage from highchairs.

My solution has a gasket going around the midsection of the child, surrounding them and funneled inward. Any food thrown would just roll back toward the child.

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