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What about alcohol? I remember during GW1 we would stop into the UAE (Dubai) for liberty calls. It was a much less developed country in the early 90's but around noon a tall tower would start what I assume was a prayer service. During this time we couldn't buy booze, so we had to wait it out, but it was legal otherwise. I know this varies from Muslim country to country so whats it like in yours?

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I'm home for a few days after 5 straight weeks out on the road.  Driving my passenger car felt so weird.  In the semi I sit way up high and look down on the road, allowing me to see pretty much everything, including down into other people's cars; people sometimes do some... interesting things when they drive.  In my Mazda I sit really low, almost on the ground.  It felt so weird to see the road from such a low angle, really disorienting at first.

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Loving Kauai so far but it's my first day so not really much to report on yet. The place we rented is literally steps from the water so we laid out on some lounge chairs just listening to the waves and counting the stars.

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I'm home for a few days after 5 straight weeks out on the road. Driving my passenger car felt so weird. In the semi I sit way up high and look down on the road, allowing me to see pretty much everything, including down into other people's cars; people sometimes do some... interesting things when they drive. In my Mazda I sit really low, almost on the ground. It felt so weird to see the road from such a low angle, really disorienting at first.

How do you game on the road?

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I'm home for a few days after 5 straight weeks out on the road. Driving my passenger car felt so weird. In the semi I sit way up high and look down on the road, allowing me to see pretty much everything, including down into other people's cars; people sometimes do some... interesting things when they drive. In my Mazda I sit really low, almost on the ground. It felt so weird to see the road from such a low angle, really disorienting at first.

How do you game on the road?

 

Mostly my phone these days, that's why I'm playing Shin Megami Tensei Liberation Dx2 so much (and also because it's MegaTen and I love MegaTen).  In the future, once I go solo, it will be a laptop.  I might even bring my PS4 and a TV and use that, but all that is out while I still have to drive team.  I tried gaming on my laptop, but the truck vibrates and rattles way too much while it's moving for that to work.

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I'm home for a few days after 5 straight weeks out on the road. Driving my passenger car felt so weird. In the semi I sit way up high and look down on the road, allowing me to see pretty much everything, including down into other people's cars; people sometimes do some... interesting things when they drive. In my Mazda I sit really low, almost on the ground. It felt so weird to see the road from such a low angle, really disorienting at first.

How do you game on the road?

 

Mostly my phone these days, that's why I'm playing Shin Megami Tensei Liberation Dx2 so much (and also because it's MegaTen and I love MegaTen).  In the future, once I go solo, it will be a laptop.  I might even bring my PS4 and a TV and use that, but all that is out while I still have to drive team.  I tried gaming on my laptop, but the truck vibrates and rattles way too much while it's moving for that to work.

 

 

There is a driver at work that has just that, a ps4 and a TV in the lorry for when he's off the clock.

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Civilization, in fact, grows more and more maudlin and hysterical; especially under democracy it tends to degenerate into a mere combat of crazes; the whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, most of them imaginary. - H.L. Mencken

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I'm home for a few days after 5 straight weeks out on the road. Driving my passenger car felt so weird. In the semi I sit way up high and look down on the road, allowing me to see pretty much everything, including down into other people's cars; people sometimes do some... interesting things when they drive. In my Mazda I sit really low, almost on the ground. It felt so weird to see the road from such a low angle, really disorienting at first.

How do you game on the road?

 

Mostly my phone these days, that's why I'm playing Shin Megami Tensei Liberation Dx2 so much (and also because it's MegaTen and I love MegaTen).  In the future, once I go solo, it will be a laptop.  I might even bring my PS4 and a TV and use that, but all that is out while I still have to drive team.  I tried gaming on my laptop, but the truck vibrates and rattles way too much while it's moving for that to work.

 

 

There is a driver at work that has just that, a ps4 and a TV in the lorry for when he's off the clock.

 

Some trucks even have a built in mount that swivels for mounting a tv to the wall of the truck.

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Some trucks even have a built in mount that swivels for mounting a tv to the wall of the truck.

Yeah, it's an option. Which he found out a month ago when a motorcyclist decided to try to limbo underneath his lorry doing 150. While the police did their mechanical investigation (Retarded given the circumstances), he had to use a spare lorry that had an extra bed instead of tv mount ^^ Interesting choice by his employer since they've never have run driver teams.

 

Civilization, in fact, grows more and more maudlin and hysterical; especially under democracy it tends to degenerate into a mere combat of crazes; the whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, most of them imaginary. - H.L. Mencken

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^ I'm surprised his company doesn't run teams.  Here in the US a lot of companies are pushing for people to run as teams.  It makes sense from the employers' point of view.  Loads get to their destination twice as fast without any extra equipment.  It makes sense for drivers too, since you make a bit more money, plus you always have a spotter for tight backups if you need one. That is, if you can deal with driving as part of a team.  I hate it.  The only reason I'm driving as part of a team right now is because I have to, it's part of my contract that I have to drive 6 months or 65000 miles as part of a team, then I can chose what I want to do.  At the rate we're racking up miles now, I'll fulfill the 65000 miles way before 6 months.  It's nothing against my teammate, I lucked out and got a good driver who pulls his weight and I get along with, my problem is that I have a hard time sleeping when the truck is moving (which is almost always, that's the whole point of team driving).  I am looking forward to the days when the truck is parked and I'm sleeping in a bed that's stationary.

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Dealing with getting closer to 40, but at least I got a nice Dyson fan yesterday :D

Why has elegance found so little following? Elegance has the disadvantage that hard work is needed to achieve it and a good education to appreciate it. - Edsger Wybe Dijkstra

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Tower, beats the crappy tower one I had in terms of cleaning. But it seems weaker at middle power range. The configurable oscillation is nice though as is the filter (I assume they do something :p)

 

Also forgot, my doggo has finished chemo so that's a relief. Just have monitoring appointments now

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On my way to the zoo with my lady for our anniversary. :)

Give my warmest regards to all manner of cats.
The lions and cheetahs say hi, but the tigers and panthers managed to elude me. :( To make up for it, I offered your regards to the not-true-cat "bear cat".

 

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He didn't seem to care.

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That sucks Calax

 

 

Today was pretty good. We swapped out the convertible we had for the first two days for a Jeep and went to some beach that was off some long and narrow dirt roads that had areas to pull to the side because two cars could not pass each other for large stretches of it. Spent a few hours there and saw a few seals and I took pictures while my wife waded in the shallows. I don't do the ocean. I leave it alone and it leaves me alone. We came back in time to grab some sushi for an early dinner and then do a little shopping before catching the sunset. We're feeling slightly sickish so tomorrow we might take it easy and then we have a helicopter tour on Thursday and a boat tour on Friday. 

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Noting the blood work lab I am at is named for the Rabie family. Can't help but think they must get one joke all the time

Why has elegance found so little following? Elegance has the disadvantage that hard work is needed to achieve it and a good education to appreciate it. - Edsger Wybe Dijkstra

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Noting the blood work lab I am at is named for the Rabie family. Can't help but think they must get one joke all the time

 

Just check if they have a nurse named Ninja that can stab you. :)

Civilization, in fact, grows more and more maudlin and hysterical; especially under democracy it tends to degenerate into a mere combat of crazes; the whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, most of them imaginary. - H.L. Mencken

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