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Title: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 07, 2013, 07:30:42 PM
Moustaches for cars
Adult commuters on scooters (rhymes)
"I wish we could bring our dogs to work"
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 07, 2013, 07:32:25 PM
Whining about people calling it "San Fran"
People on bikes carrying their dogs in a backpack after work
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Tobias on February 07, 2013, 07:33:28 PM
more!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 07, 2013, 07:33:48 PM
I just saw another car moustache since the original post
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on February 07, 2013, 07:34:31 PM
Do you interact with more transplants or natives?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 07, 2013, 07:35:37 PM
Gray ponytails for men
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 07, 2013, 07:37:55 PM
"There's a much better Burmese restaurant down the street from the one you went to"
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on February 07, 2013, 07:38:26 PM
Lyft does the pink carstache thing
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on February 07, 2013, 07:38:32 PM
dirty harry
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Matt Mckee on February 07, 2013, 07:39:51 PM
I've never seen a car mustache. During Christmas every minivan and SUV down here had antlers and a red nose.
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 07, 2013, 07:42:26 PM
Do you interact with more transplants or natives?

Transplants. But a healthy mix.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 07, 2013, 07:44:15 PM
"Oh, she's from Georgia? She does a great job hiding it. I thought she was from here."
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on February 07, 2013, 07:44:18 PM
Do you interact with more transplants or natives?

Transplants. But a healthy mix.
are the natives as cool and condescending as I imagine them?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 07, 2013, 07:45:17 PM
"My rent is too expensive"
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 07, 2013, 07:46:44 PM
"Don't you rough ridin' dare build that high rise".
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chunkles on February 07, 2013, 07:49:45 PM
I just saw another car moustache since the original post
what is a car moustache?  Is that like some weird girl-parts version of trucknutz?
Title: Re: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 07, 2013, 07:53:34 PM
Do you interact with more transplants or natives?

Transplants. But a healthy mix.
are the as cool and condescending as I imagine them?

I think the transplants are far more condescending. Think they've risen above their roots. Example from Minnesota transplant:

"We went out for a bachelorette party in a vacation town in Minnesota and dressed all silly in glittery shirts and stuff, and they didn't even know we were joking around. That's just how they dress on a regular night there."
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 07, 2013, 07:56:04 PM
I just saw another car moustache since the original post
what is a car moustache?  Is that like some weird girl-parts version of trucknutz?

 http://m.techcrunch.com/2012/09/17/lyfts-focus-on-community-and-the-story-behind-the-pink-mustache/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: AppleJack on February 07, 2013, 08:53:05 PM
True Story - my first trip to San Fran I took a cab from the airport to a downtown hotel. As I pull up to the hotel I see a huge group of people all riding their bikes.....naked. One of the worst things I have ever seen. God bless America I guess.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on February 07, 2013, 08:58:30 PM
biker guy who keeps his bike right at the train doors and makes it hard for everyone to get around him.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on February 07, 2013, 09:03:11 PM
True Story - my first trip to San Fran I took a cab from the airport to a downtown hotel. As I pull up to the hotel I see a huge group of people all riding their bikes.....naked. One of the worst things I have ever seen. God bless America I guess.

first time in berkeley i saw a guy poop on the sidewalk and walk away.  i was like 10, it blew my mind.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 07, 2013, 09:20:17 PM
http://www.sfweekly.com/slideshow/no-pants-subway-ride-in-sf-219848/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: yoga-like_abana on February 07, 2013, 09:27:51 PM
 :love:
that all sounds amazing. Im gonna come visit you Mich
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 07, 2013, 09:40:55 PM
Juice stand outside my work that sells 12oz cups of juice for $5.25. Ginger shots are 75 cents extra.
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 07, 2013, 09:41:30 PM
:love:
that all sounds amazing. Im gonna come visit you Mich

Ok, if you think you're manly enough.
Title: San Francisco things
Post by: puniraptor on February 07, 2013, 09:45:06 PM
When I was in San Fran I was a little kid and I got a Chinese finger trap from a street vendor and it trapped my fingers. Also I got a Chinese YoYo.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 07, 2013, 09:46:20 PM
"My wife's a belly dancer, so in learned to play [drum I can't recall] to hand out with her when she danced. Now we jam out every Tuesday night." - fellow girl scout dad
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 07, 2013, 09:47:35 PM
"I only get Chinese food out in the Avenues".
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 07, 2013, 09:50:35 PM
Secret concert in a cave next to the beach (that I attended)
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: CNS on February 07, 2013, 10:23:51 PM
Secret concert in a cave next to the beach (that I attended)

This is the best one

Sent from my KFTT using Tapatalk 2

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Fake Sugar Dick (WARNING, NOT THE REAL SUGAR DICK!) on February 07, 2013, 10:35:14 PM
Medical waste and other filth

The stock market closes at 130
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on February 07, 2013, 10:35:55 PM
 
Secret concert in a cave next to the beach (that I attended)
like the cave in the Lost Boys?   :drool:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 08, 2013, 12:13:06 AM
Secret concert in a cave next to the beach (that I attended)
like the cave in the Lost Boys?   :drool:

Haven't seen lost boys. (toocoolforschoolpicbelow)

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/A_08IEmCIAAzwgd.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 08, 2013, 12:15:55 AM
Bike valet (a service I use)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: bones129 on February 08, 2013, 12:26:32 AM
Whining about people calling it "San Fran"
People on bikes carrying their dogs in a backpack after work

I've been to San Francisco several times and once while there referred to the city as "Frisco," which I had seen in the media somewhere. I thought the local to whom I was speaking was going to kill me. Since then, I never say "Frisco" in San Francisco.
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 08, 2013, 12:38:06 AM
Whining about people calling it "San Fran"
People on bikes carrying their dogs in a backpack after work

I've been to San Francisco several times and once while there referred to the city as "Frisco," which I had seen in the media somewhere. I thought the local to whom I was speaking was going to kill me. Since then, I never say "Frisco" in San Francisco.

Oh, yeah. That too. :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Emo EMAW on February 08, 2013, 08:52:19 AM
My uncle used to be a fire chief in SF. He let me get in a fire engine and turn on the lights and blow the horn.  They live in Navatto now.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 08, 2013, 10:28:55 AM
Literally just saw a car moustache and someone taking their miniature terrier into an office at the same time.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 11, 2013, 06:25:46 PM
Ear protection for your infant so you can take them to a kiddie concert.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Stupid Fitz on February 11, 2013, 07:58:44 PM
I thought the homeless people in San Francisco were a bit too direct.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: p1k3 on February 11, 2013, 08:00:53 PM
played disc golf in Golden Gate Park about six months ago. Some dude was just wandering around selling weed brownies.
Title: San Francisco things
Post by: felix rex on February 12, 2013, 06:57:55 AM
I was still a little cranky until I read this thread.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 12, 2013, 06:41:16 PM
I thought the homeless people in San Francisco were a bit too direct.

They also crap on the sidewalk too much.

Homeless that hang out in the same park and just party every afternoon. They don't seem mentally ill, just people that want to live in a park and party


I heard someone describing this video:
followed by "it was really poignant, it really makes you think". (I'm guessing this an everywhere thing, but it might not be).
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 12, 2013, 06:42:11 PM
going to Dolores park when it's this crowded:

(http://blogs.sfweekly.com/foodie/dolores-park-crowd.jpeg)

Why? to sit. Also it isn't "touristy" yet.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: wetwillie on February 12, 2013, 06:43:22 PM
going to Dolores park when it's this crowded:

(http://blogs.sfweekly.com/foodie/dolores-park-crowd.jpeg)

Why? to sit. Also it isn't "touristy" yet.

Far less great smelling and looking people in that pic that anticipated.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 12, 2013, 06:45:33 PM
paying $2500/month for a one bedroom in THE rough ridin' MISSION.

(http://missionlocal.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/1-Rate.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 12, 2013, 06:47:23 PM
complaining about too many fancy restaurants in the Mission:

http://uptownalmanac.com/2012/11/it-time-ban-new-restaurants-opening-valencia
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: EllRobersonisInnocent on February 12, 2013, 07:01:19 PM
paying $2500/month for a one bedroom in THE rough ridin' MISSION.

(http://missionlocal.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/1-Rate.jpg)

I'll take my $350 rent in good ole MHK over that crap any day
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 12, 2013, 07:05:58 PM
paying $2500/month for a one bedroom in THE rough ridin' MISSION.

(http://missionlocal.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/1-Rate.jpg)

I'll take my $350 rent in good ole MHK over that crap any day

Yeah, I love living here, but you probably get the best quality of life in the US in college towns if you can find employment. (real college towns, not shitboxes like Berkeley)

And the thing about the Mission is that their are rough ridin' crazy crackheads roaming the streets 24-7 (in front of nice restaurants). I know people that live in Oakland that tell me the only time they've felt nervous in the entire Bay Area was in the Mission.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on February 12, 2013, 08:25:52 PM
not shitboxes like Berkeley.

hey, eff you, michigan.  also, i walked around the mission the other day.  nice place, a bit yuppie/pricey.  anyone that is nervous there should see a nerve doctor.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: EuroCat on February 13, 2013, 06:45:53 AM
Man, this thread really makes me want to go back to San Francisco, even though it was probably meant to do the opposite. Just not very many jobs in Mechanical Engineering there from what i've seen.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ben ji on February 13, 2013, 08:18:34 AM
That dolores park picture, man i dont even.... I got bored and was checking out the mission district on google maps and dolores park is absolutely packed when you zoom in. 

"Hey dude, you want to go lay out a blanket at the park and just hang out next to 2,500 other people doing the same thing?"

"Sure man, nothing else to do here"
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Matt Mckee on February 13, 2013, 08:20:05 AM
Makes me want to go by there today. But not bad enough to take a cab.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Rage Against the McKee on February 13, 2013, 09:26:08 AM
going to Dolores park when it's this crowded:

(http://blogs.sfweekly.com/foodie/dolores-park-crowd.jpeg)

Why? to sit. Also it isn't "touristy" yet.

Far less great smelling and looking people in that pic that anticipated.

As far as homeless people go, they are pretty elite.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Gooch on February 13, 2013, 09:30:00 AM
Not going to lie. That pic looks gross.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 13, 2013, 10:24:50 AM
Guy with a gray soul patch riding a long skateboard at 8am on a Wednesday
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 13, 2013, 10:31:26 AM
not shitboxes like Berkeley.

hey, eff you, michigan.  also, i walked around the mission the other day.  nice place, a bit yuppie/pricey.  anyone that is nervous there should see a nerve doctor.

Some areas are definitely more yuppie than others. Time of day also matters. The problem is there at l are a lot of mentally ill crackheads that are really unpredictable, (and I think it was an incident at 1am that made him nervous, not the neighborhood). In East Oakland, for example, most unsavory characters are at least mentally stable.
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 13, 2013, 10:35:31 AM
Man, this thread really makes me want to go back to San Francisco, even though it was probably meant to do the opposite. Just not very many jobs in Mechanical Engineering there from what i've seen.

Jesus Christ you must not be looking very hard. And this thread was not meant to persuade anyone to avoid sf, it's just things I enjoy rolling my eyes at
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on February 13, 2013, 10:44:04 AM
Guy with a gray soul patch riding a long skateboard at 8am on a Wednesday

it's a longboard, dude. you live in california now, act like it.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on February 13, 2013, 10:45:22 AM
Longboards are hella cool.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 13, 2013, 10:53:26 AM
hella

:nono:

This isn't the Oakland things thread
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 20, 2013, 03:02:55 PM
Quote
One of the Bay Area's favorite Steam Punk bands

playing Thursday
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: FuzzyWuzzy on February 20, 2013, 03:36:07 PM
paying $2500/month for a one bedroom in THE rough ridin' MISSION.

(http://missionlocal.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/1-Rate.jpg)

do you have to live in the mission? my bro spent a couple years in inner richmond.  seemed like a comfortable place, good food, cheaper rent.  cloudy though
Title: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on February 20, 2013, 03:50:15 PM
Thanks fuzzywuzzy
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: FuzzyWuzzy on February 20, 2013, 03:58:56 PM
you're welcome
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 20, 2013, 04:24:15 PM
paying $2500/month for a one bedroom in THE rough ridin' MISSION.

(http://missionlocal.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/1-Rate.jpg)

do you have to live in the mission? my bro spent a couple years in inner richmond.  seemed like a comfortable place, good food, cheaper rent.  cloudy though

no, not required. inner Richmond is OK, kind of boring and dingy. But still pretty expensive.

(http://sf.curbed.com/uploads/5-14-12uuugggghhhh.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 20, 2013, 05:43:12 PM
(http://s3.amazonaws.com/thebolditalic.com/article_images/24503/images/two_column/pullQuote_2.jpg)

http://www.thebolditalic.com/blog_posts/2943-the-homogenization-of-san-francisco

 :bawl:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Dugout DickStone on February 20, 2013, 11:08:23 PM
3 hours to get over the bridge
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: kim carnes on February 20, 2013, 11:15:36 PM
i was all set to move to san fran (thats what i call it) and then i read this thread, not anymore.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 20, 2013, 11:24:02 PM
from the fb comments when my friend shared the article I posted:

Quote
I was superbly pissed off when they renamed my part of the Tenderloin to "Little Saigon." Keep up the good fight.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 20, 2013, 11:46:06 PM
from the fb comments when my friend shared the article I posted:

Quote
I was superbly pissed off when they renamed my part of the Tenderloin to "Little Saigon." Keep up the good fight.

this guy's profile pic is him on a boat in Istanbul. The guy bitching about gentrification. On a boat in Istanbul.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on February 20, 2013, 11:50:13 PM
the city is split by water, michigancat.  you're almost obliged to take a boat at some point.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 21, 2013, 12:08:34 AM
you're a dirty rough ridin' rich gentrifier
Title: San Francisco things
Post by: felix rex on February 21, 2013, 06:39:10 AM
you're a dirty rough ridin' rich gentrifier

Gentrification arguments are the best. I became obsessed with it when I lived in DC. my favorite was the hipster bumper tags (sarcastic of course) "DC: Coming back from black".
Title: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on February 21, 2013, 06:54:49 AM
I would absolutely love to mock some of these people to their face
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Matt Mckee on February 21, 2013, 08:34:16 AM
i was all set to move to san fran (thats what i call it) and then i read this thread, not anymore.

This thread was a success!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 21, 2013, 03:59:59 PM
taking a photo of a hipster couple make out in a park after spending $13 for korean waffle fries. She is wearing a 1974 high school band letter jacket. AND DO YOU RECOGNIZE OUR FOUNTAIN CFOD???

(http://img201.imageshack.us/img201/4272/img20130221131120.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: kim carnes on February 21, 2013, 04:29:28 PM
i was all set to move to san fran (thats what i call it) and then i read this thread, not anymore.

This thread was a success!

no, the move is back on
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 21, 2013, 04:42:57 PM
i was all set to move to san fran (thats what i call it) and then i read this thread, not anymore.

This thread was a success!

no, the move is back on

I would love to meet up with you and enjoy a $6 pint of Lagunitas IPA once you make the jump.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Matt Mckee on February 21, 2013, 08:12:53 PM
taking a photo of a hipster couple make out in a park after spending $13 for korean waffle fries. She is wearing a 1974 high school band letter jacket. AND DO YOU RECOGNIZE OUR FOUNTAIN CFOD???

It makes me sad that I didn't make out with someone by that fountain.
Title: San Francisco things
Post by: puniraptor on February 21, 2013, 08:44:40 PM
Lets talk more about Korean waffle fries
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 21, 2013, 10:20:30 PM
Lets talk more about Korean waffle fries

from a food truck. It had beef and kimchi on it. It was really pretty good.
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 21, 2013, 10:28:19 PM
you're a dirty rough ridin' rich gentrifier

Gentrification arguments are the best. I became obsessed with it when I lived in DC. my favorite was the hipster bumper tags (sarcastic of course) "DC: Coming back from black".

ha ha, missed this post. I'm kind of becoming obsessed with it too.  I actually responded to the guy who posted it on facebook by asking him if he was a gentrifier. He didn't respond. :frown:
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Kat Kid on February 21, 2013, 10:33:01 PM
you're a dirty rough ridin' rich gentrifier

Gentrification arguments are the best. I became obsessed with it when I lived in DC. my favorite was the hipster bumper tags (sarcastic of course) "DC: Coming back from black".

ha ha, missed this post. I'm kind of becoming obsessed with it too.  I actually responded to the guy who posted it on facebook by asking him if he was a gentrifier. He didn't respond. :frown:

The lines in the sand in MHK cultural-aesthetics-politics are so pud compared to major metropolitan areas.
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: jmlynch1 on February 21, 2013, 10:54:15 PM
you're a dirty rough ridin' rich gentrifier

Gentrification arguments are the best. I became obsessed with it when I lived in DC. my favorite was the hipster bumper tags (sarcastic of course) "DC: Coming back from black".

ha ha, missed this post. I'm kind of becoming obsessed with it too.  I actually responded to the guy who posted it on facebook by asking him if he was a gentrifier. He didn't respond. :frown:

The lines in the sand in MHK cultural-aesthetics-politics are so pud compared to major metropolitan areas.
Cinder Blocks!!! :runaway:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 25, 2013, 11:51:08 AM
Quote from: Bay Area moms
Oh, we're having a picnic for kindergarteners? what should we pack? I don't know, how about sushi? Yes! great idea!

^yes, actually saw a kindergartner that was given sushi for her picnic.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: CNS on February 25, 2013, 12:14:56 PM
Parts of this thread are just as interesting as Felix's Cairo one.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on February 25, 2013, 12:47:06 PM
Quote from: Bay Area moms
Oh, we're having a picnic for kindergarteners? what should we pack? I don't know, how about sushi? Yes! great idea!

^yes, actually saw a kindergartner that was given sushi for her picnic.

that's a california thing, not limited to san fran by any stretch of the imagination (unless your name is rusty :lol:  he-he, he-he)  just kidding.  but really i saw a table of young bros, prob about 8 yrs old mowing down a huge plate of sushi in brentwood.  so my point is that kids in cali eat a lot of sushi. he-he, he-he.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on February 25, 2013, 12:48:21 PM
It's also an Omaha thing
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 25, 2013, 12:50:59 PM
was that the first item in this thread that you clowns have seen that wasn't exclusive to San Francisco? Good grief.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on February 25, 2013, 12:57:17 PM
was that the first item in this thread that you clowns have seen that wasn't exclusive to San Francisco? Good grief.

oh, he-he.  he-he.  i have a problem because you are mean.  he-he.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on February 25, 2013, 12:59:59 PM
was that the first item in this thread that you clowns have seen that wasn't exclusive to San Francisco? Good grief.

well, I've not seen a mustache on a car
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on March 01, 2013, 12:52:04 AM
http://vimeo.com/58743200#
Title: San Francisco things
Post by: felix rex on March 01, 2013, 10:34:40 AM
was that the first item in this thread that you clowns have seen that wasn't exclusive to San Francisco? Good grief.

well, I've not seen a mustache on a car

I had not even heard of such a thing.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 01, 2013, 10:38:32 AM
Guy in the locker room at the y was just explaining to someone how people in the Midwest weren't inquisitive and didn't want to see the world and weren't as interesting as people here.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Dugout DickStone on March 01, 2013, 10:43:41 AM
Guy in the locker room at the y was just explaining to someone how people in the Midwest weren't inquisitive and didn't want to see the world and weren't as interesting as people here.

I would have beat that guy up.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 01, 2013, 10:45:12 AM
I gave him a dirty look as I was drying off my junk.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Bloodfart on March 01, 2013, 10:47:51 AM
 :fatty:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mr Bread on March 01, 2013, 11:00:34 AM
I gave him a dirty look as I was drying off my junk.

You should have given him a dirty look while drying your head hair both arms up style with your junk out facing him.  Maybe jut your hips forward a little too.  Like both you and your junk are simultaneously giving him dirties. 

Upstairs: :dubious:

Downstairs: :dubious:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on March 01, 2013, 11:18:52 AM
Guy in the locker room at the y was just explaining to someone how people in the Midwest weren't inquisitive and didn't want to see the world and weren't as interesting as people here.

Obviously this guy's never been to Pratt.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Stupid Fitz on March 01, 2013, 12:14:24 PM
I thought the homeless people in San Francisco were a bit too direct.

They also crap on the sidewalk too much.

Homeless that hang out in the same park and just party every afternoon. They don't seem mentally ill, just people that want to live in a park and party


I heard someone describing this video:
followed by "it was really poignant, it really makes you think". (I'm guessing this an everywhere thing, but it might not be).

Yeah, they aren't the same as the "hey i'm cold, can I have some money" people here.  They are more like, "I have AIDS and am going to die really soon, anything helps".
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 01, 2013, 12:20:16 PM
http://vimeo.com/58743200#

oh jesus, I just watched this. There are roughly a million dudes like that here.

But that's a cool building and you really do need a jacket every day.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on March 10, 2013, 09:52:56 PM
(http://24.media.tumblr.com/c0faa8b0ccea03213cdeb4bfe5ba894a/tumblr_mjgkjvWXQx1qewacoo1_r1_500.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on March 10, 2013, 10:35:44 PM
http://thebaylights.org/

how is this not posted yet?
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 10, 2013, 10:43:13 PM
http://thebaylights.org/

how is this not posted yet?

here's a picture of it from my locker room before hoops last week. It's ok.

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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on March 10, 2013, 10:49:22 PM
seems pretty awesome to me.  but i'm just a midwestern dork.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 11, 2013, 07:47:19 PM
Awful, awful human beings in the street trying to get you to donate to organizations like greenpeace or the red cross. They try to block your path and chastise you for hating puppies if you don't stop and talk to them. They really make you hate charity.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Matt Mckee on March 12, 2013, 08:11:51 AM
I think the homeless in San Francisco are the most aggressive of any big city I've been too. Probably because of all the competition.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on March 12, 2013, 08:28:43 AM
100% of san franciscans spend 100% of their time worrying about how other people view them. That's an increase from the midwestern average of 90/90.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: slobber on March 12, 2013, 08:35:29 AM
Awful, awful human beings in the street trying to get you to donate to organizations like greenpeace or the red cross. They try to block your path and chastise you for hating puppies if you don't stop and talk to them. They really make you hate charity.
Tell them. "EFF OFF!! You people need to stop trying to shut down my puppy mill!!"
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: CNS on March 12, 2013, 09:42:08 AM
"I did like puppies until I realized who they have representing them in the public eye.  But now, puppies can go eff themselves." 
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 12, 2013, 09:59:20 AM
100% of san franciscans spend 100% of their time worrying about how other people view them. That's an increase from the midwestern average of 90/90.

this is true, especially when compared to LA. There was an article (not editorial) in the chronicle a while back about how traffic here was just as bad as LA, and the article was all like "no way! LA is way worse!"
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on March 12, 2013, 09:59:42 AM
100% of san franciscans spend 100% of their time worrying about how other people view them. That's an increase from the midwestern average of 90/90.

 :horrorsurprise:  Do other places too!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: jmlynch1 on March 21, 2013, 11:00:07 AM
Not SF and Not totally gentrification-related but moderately interesting
http://jezebel.com/5991570/so-hipsters-arent-the-economic-boon-some-urbanists-thought-theyd-be
Title: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on March 21, 2013, 11:04:53 AM
hipsters are poor because they have hipster jobs
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 21, 2013, 11:23:12 AM
Not SF and Not totally gentrification-related but moderately interesting
http://jezebel.com/5991570/so-hipsters-arent-the-economic-boon-some-urbanists-thought-theyd-be

I could spend all day following those links. Thanks!

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Their presence generates a certain funky vibe that appeals to the third phase of the gentrification sequence: (3) "bourgeois bohemians," to use David Brooks' term. Free-spirited but well-educated and willing to strike a bargain with middle-class normalcy, this group is skillfully employed, buys old houses and lovingly restores them, engages tirelessly in civic affairs, and can reliably be found at the Saturday morning farmers' market. Usually childless, they often convert doubles to singles, which removes rentable housing stock from the neighborhood even as property values rise and lower-class renters find themselves priced out their own neighborhoods. (Gentrification in New Orleans tends to be more house-based than in northeastern cities, where renovated industrial or commercial buildings dominate the transformation).

These are the people that dominate SF and are arguably the most ridiculous. They work at places like ad agencies and design firms.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: jmlynch1 on March 21, 2013, 11:25:37 AM
That NOLA food truck rant is fantastic. Highly reccomend.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 21, 2013, 11:34:56 AM
That NOLA food truck rant is fantastic. Highly reccomend.

oh man. :thumbs:

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“Real” food trucks—the kind of food trucks that the NOFTC cares about and fights for—are like gastronomic EMS for hipster fuckheads: little mobile factories reproducing a genericized leisure-class remix of world cuisine, the kombucha-infused Sriracha empanadas that capitalism has trained moneyed, socially aspirant young Americans to demand.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Emo EMAW on March 21, 2013, 11:35:40 AM
I saw a VW bug with like eye lashes over the head lights.  Is that a SF thing?
Title: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on March 21, 2013, 11:43:09 AM
The hipster backlash movement started by former hipsters is going to be pretty fun to follow and I'm guessing confusing to be a part of. Probably like a non-ironic Miami vice vibe hopefully.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 27, 2013, 12:21:05 PM
Omg look there's some rough ridin' wild parrots
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: bubbles4ksu on April 10, 2013, 11:16:42 PM
http://robertspage.com/dialects.html (http://robertspage.com/dialects.html)

is this a thing?

San Francisco Urban (8)
Unlike the rest of California, which in the early twentieth century saw an influx of people from the South and other parts of the West, San Francisco continued to be settled by people from the Northeast and Northern Midwest, and elements of their dialects (North Midland, Upper Midwestern, Inland Northern) can be found. Mission dialect, spoken by Irish Catholics in a specific part of the city is very much like the New York City dialect.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 10, 2013, 11:27:48 PM
http://robertspage.com/dialects.html (http://robertspage.com/dialects.html)

is this a thing?

San Francisco Urban (8)
Unlike the rest of California, which in the early twentieth century saw an influx of people from the South and other parts of the West, San Francisco continued to be settled by people from the Northeast and Northern Midwest, and elements of their dialects (North Midland, Upper Midwestern, Inland Northern) can be found. Mission dialect, spoken by Irish Catholics in a specific part of the city is very much like the New York City dialect.

yeah, but it's mostly old people. At the Giants game this week an old dude said I was moving my tickets too fast for him to read and finished with saying 'capiche'.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: felix rex on April 11, 2013, 06:56:08 AM
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Their presence generates a certain funky vibe that appeals to the third phase of the gentrification sequence: (3) "bourgeois bohemians," to use David Brooks' term. Free-spirited but well-educated and willing to strike a bargain with middle-class normalcy, this group is skillfully employed, buys old houses and lovingly restores them, engages tirelessly in civic affairs, and can reliably be found at the Saturday morning farmers' market.

Wow. It would be difficult to describe my bearded cousin in a St. Louis ghetto more accurately than this.

Ivy League education: check
Interracial marriage: check
Renovating old school that also used to be a men's shelter and is in a ghetto: check
Hilariously hipster job involving vintage records: check
Huge beard to go with shaved head: check

He has a kid, but he gave him a cumbersome name from a James Joyce novel or something, so he probably gets a pass on that one.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: felix rex on April 11, 2013, 06:57:04 AM
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“Real” food trucks—the kind of food trucks that the NOFTC cares about and fights for—are like gastronomic EMS for hipster fuckheads: little mobile factories reproducing a genericized leisure-class remix of world cuisine, the kombucha-infused Sriracha empanadas that capitalism has trained moneyed, socially aspirant young Americans to demand.
[/quote]

This may be my favorite sentence ever.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on April 11, 2013, 08:50:20 AM
The term "young urban tradesmen" is pretty great.

http://www.esquire.com/_mobile/features/regarding-this-brooklyn-0313
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 11, 2013, 09:33:04 AM
The term "young urban tradesmen" is pretty great.

http://www.esquire.com/_mobile/features/regarding-this-brooklyn-0313

such a subtly smug bad person. Loved it.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 19, 2013, 03:06:17 PM
I saw a guy wearing a bike suit riding a unicycle Wednesday. I mentioned to my wife that it was probably the nicest unicycle I've seen on the street because it had a handle and brake. Also I've seen multiple dudes riding unicycles down the street.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 19, 2013, 04:54:55 PM
Something worthwhile to do at Dolores Park!

http://www.simplycelebrate.net/bubble-flash-mob-2013
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 22, 2013, 11:26:52 AM
I've seen multiple "secret shows" where admission was a certain number of scratch lotto tickets
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ben ji on April 22, 2013, 04:36:45 PM
Just wanted to say these are all great, keep up the good work.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: CNS on April 22, 2013, 04:43:54 PM
I've seen multiple "secret shows" where admission was a certain number of scratch lotto tickets

This is fantastic.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 23, 2013, 08:43:48 AM
Anti-gentrification block party with Google bus pinatas. (Google and several other tech companies have chartered buses that haul gentrifiers from SF down to silicon valley every day and are kind of a symbol of tech company backlash.)

(http://cdn1.uptownalmanac.com/cdn/farfuture/v0juub1iZZkjwXmHfPWlCS1afZyMlhXNcTRiabS0g88/mtime:1366647465/sites/default/files/imagecache/full-post-width/images-on-cdn/anti-gentry-block-party.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on April 23, 2013, 08:52:22 AM
never would have guessed there would be gentrification versus anti-gentrification battles.   (white midwesterner thread).
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 27, 2013, 05:32:31 PM
39 fire dancing groups

http://sf.funcheap.com/annual-fire-dance-expo-union-square/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 27, 2013, 05:34:46 PM
And this is kind of an Oakland thing (because it involve poors) but I was at my bike valet and this guy in a Raiders' sweatshirt was arguing with the guy that fixed his flat about why he started getting flats all the time. The guy in the shop told him his tire was bad but the guy was still dumbfounded. "I MEAN, I HAD THIS BIKE FOR A YEAR AND A HALF AND NEVER HAD A PROBLEM WITH FLATS. THEN IN THE LAST 4 MONTHS I'VE HAD 3. HOW DO YOU EXPLAIN THAT??? I JUST DON'T GET IT!" like he wanted the bike shop guy to give him a new tire or something.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ChiCat on April 27, 2013, 07:29:21 PM
Don't even get me started on my bike valet stories
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: felix rex on April 28, 2013, 05:50:14 AM
Anti-gentrification block party with Google bus pinatas. (Google and several other tech companies have chartered buses that haul gentrifiers from SF down to silicon valley every day and are kind of a symbol of tech company backlash.)

(http://cdn1.uptownalmanac.com/cdn/farfuture/v0juub1iZZkjwXmHfPWlCS1afZyMlhXNcTRiabS0g88/mtime:1366647465/sites/default/files/imagecache/full-post-width/images-on-cdn/anti-gentry-block-party.jpg)

This is amazing
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on April 28, 2013, 04:16:31 PM
Don't even get me started on my bike valet stories
was it already explained in this thread what a bike valet is?   this story makes it sound like a bike  mechanic?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ChiCat on April 28, 2013, 04:38:48 PM
Don't even get me started on my bike valet stories
was it already explained in this thread what a bike valet is?   this story makes it sound like a bike  mechanic?

I assume it is a place by where MCat works or lives that is a bike shop and also holds the bike securely for him.  He really could have ended his San Francisco things post with assuming everyone is familiar with bike valets
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 28, 2013, 04:58:16 PM
Don't even get me started on my bike valet stories
was it already explained in this thread what a bike valet is?   this story makes it sound like a bike  mechanic?

I assume it is a place by where MCat works or lives that is a bike shop and also holds the bike securely for him.  He really could have ended his San Francisco things post with assuming everyone is familiar with bike valets

I thought I went over this, but yeah, Bike Valet is a service at my local BART station (Bart is the train that goes from Oakland to SF) where I can drop off my bike and it is held securely for the day. The guys that take care of the bikes also run a little shop that repairs bikes during the day, so you can have them fix a flat or something while you're at work. It's completely free (for storage) and awesome, especially considering the bike racks at my particular station is a graveyard for bike parts. There are bikes without seats, bikes without wheels, wheels without bikes, just about any configuration you can imagine on the racks.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on April 28, 2013, 07:51:47 PM
It's completely free (for storage).

that's amazing, and given the bike theft rate in california, invaluable.  oh, and mcat, if you see a good bike in my size for sale anytime soon, please buy it for me.  i'll drive up and pick it up whenever you let me know you've secured it.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 28, 2013, 07:54:24 PM
It's completely free (for storage).

that's amazing, and given the bike theft rate in california, invaluable.  oh, and mcat, if you see a good bike in my size for sale anytime soon, please buy it for me.  i'll drive up and pick it up whenever you let me know you've secured it.

you should check out this place:

http://changinggearsbikes.org/index.html

A friend bought a bike there, good deals to be had.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on April 28, 2013, 07:56:13 PM
you should check out this place:

http://changinggearsbikes.org/index.html

A friend bought a bike there, good deals to be had.

i'm willing to go up to $50 for a really good bike, but $20 would be better.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 28, 2013, 08:02:49 PM
you should check out this place:

http://changinggearsbikes.org/index.html

A friend bought a bike there, good deals to be had.

i'm willing to go up to $50 for a really good bike, but $20 would be better.

you'll have more luck in fresno
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on April 28, 2013, 08:05:54 PM
you'll have more luck in fresno

i had a guy offer me one for $5, but we were both in a hurry and i didn't even stop to look it over.  there's a lot more bikes in the bay area though, it should be easier to find quality.
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 28, 2013, 08:25:52 PM
you'll have more luck in fresno

i had a guy offer me one for $5, but we were both in a hurry and i didn't even stop to look it over.  there's a lot more bikes in the bay area though, it should be easier to find quality.

yeah but you have to pay for it here because so many bikes are used as primary transportation.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: TheHamburglar on April 28, 2013, 09:09:04 PM
Anti-gentrification block party with Google bus pinatas. (Google and several other tech companies have chartered buses that haul gentrifiers from SF down to silicon valley every day and are kind of a symbol of tech company backlash.)

(http://cdn1.uptownalmanac.com/cdn/farfuture/v0juub1iZZkjwXmHfPWlCS1afZyMlhXNcTRiabS0g88/mtime:1366647465/sites/default/files/imagecache/full-post-width/images-on-cdn/anti-gentry-block-party.jpg)

So they want to keep part of SF kinda-sorta run down so lower income people have a place to live?  This is probably the first time i've ever really heard of this.  I mean, I've heard of people fighting someone trying to improve an area, but it's usually because their grandfather built their house 80 years ago and they want to stay in the house.  I don't think I've ever heard of it for the reasons listed on that flier.  I've also heard of people complaining about rent going up very quickly, but I don't think I've ever heard it coupled with "because they are trying to make the area nicer."  Then again, I've never lived in an area where land is limited because it's surrounded by water.
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 28, 2013, 09:21:02 PM
So they want to keep part of SF kinda-sorta run down so lower income people have a place to live?

This is pretty much correct. But most of the complaining is from middle-income folks (like the types who can afford to go to music festivals) who don't like the new kinds of people and businesses coming in, our their expensive rent. It's really fascinating to watch as an outsider.
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on April 28, 2013, 10:31:39 PM
yeah but you have to pay for it here because so many bikes are used as primary transportation.

you're going to have to leave your gentrified haunts to find my bike, michigancat.
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on April 28, 2013, 10:33:18 PM
you're going to have to leave your gentrified haunts to find my bike, michigancat.

try the tenderloin.


http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2012/09/07/160753071/the-economics-of-stealing-bikes
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 28, 2013, 11:37:46 PM
yeah, bikes won't be cheaper in the tenderloin than Fresno. the Tenderloin is very hipster friendly.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on April 29, 2013, 12:16:08 AM
yeah, bikes won't be cheaper in the tenderloin than Fresno. the Tenderloin is very hipster friendly.

well try the next neighborhood down, if the tenderloin is already gentrified.  you don't need to find cheaper than fresno, more selection than fresno at the same price.
Title: San Francisco things
Post by: felix rex on April 29, 2013, 12:36:53 AM
Gentrified Tenderloin would be a solid local band name.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 29, 2013, 12:38:17 AM
yeah, bikes won't be cheaper in the tenderloin than Fresno. the Tenderloin is very hipster friendly.

well try the next neighborhood down, if the tenderloin is already gentrified.  you don't need to find cheaper than fresno, more selection than fresno at the same price.

LOL, there is no neighborhood down from the tenderloin anywhere
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 01, 2013, 11:44:01 AM
So they want to keep part of SF kinda-sorta run down so lower income people have a place to live?

This is pretty much correct. But most of the complaining is from middle-income folks (like the types who can afford to go to music festivals) who don't like the new kinds of people and businesses coming in, our their expensive rent. It's really fascinating to watch as an outsider.

I love comments sections of gentrification articles (it sometimes provides decent insight into the debates):

http://www.sfbg.com/politics/2013/04/30/you-want-scary-weve-got-eviction-map
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on May 01, 2013, 11:45:50 AM
those dumbasses should just go de-gentrify a neighborhood that used to be nice
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on May 01, 2013, 12:24:19 PM
or better yet, if they have a problem with america, maybe they should take their asses back to wherever they came from in the first place.  this is america.  this isn't poorsville, north america.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Rage Against the McKee on May 01, 2013, 01:24:57 PM
LOL at this comment.

Quote
   In this scenario, it is the

In this scenario, it is the landlords who are the leeching parasites, living off of the hard work of those in the rental market. Always so entitled, yet contributing nothing, while they take advantage of their neighbors, the landed gentry feel almost like it is their birthright to always demand more from others. This is a bubble, it will contract, and rents will drop again, the vultures will know fear again.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on May 01, 2013, 01:38:43 PM
I have no idea, but it's hard to imagine that too many low income people are being priced out because almost all are already long gone from SF.  It seems like it would be more like a second wave of gentrification with people who have made the choice to live there now getting priced out - perhaps even after contributing to the first wave of gentrification themselves.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on May 01, 2013, 01:43:58 PM
I have no idea, but it's hard to imagine that too many low income people are being priced out because almost all are already long gone from SF.  It seems like it would be more like a second wave of gentrification with people who have made the choice to live there now getting priced out - perhaps even after contributing to the first wave of gentrification themselves.

I can't imagine a scenario where this isn't the case
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Dr Rick Daris on May 01, 2013, 01:53:13 PM
I have no idea, but it's hard to imagine that too many low income people are being priced out because almost all are already long gone from SF.  It seems like it would be more like a second wave of gentrification with people who have made the choice to live there now getting priced out - perhaps even after contributing to the first wave of gentrification themselves.

three current san francisco gentrification complainers walk into a bar. one is a porcupine that moved there from san diego to get away from his parents. one is a turtle that is living with his girlfriend after he dropped out of the los angeles art institute and the last is a beaver and former chef from oregon that got burnt out on the whole portland scene. the bartender looks up and says "what'll it be gentlemen?" "how about a taste of our own medicine" the beaver sheepishly replies. "never heard of it" says the bartender "is that a liquor or something?"
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: felix rex on May 02, 2013, 10:09:49 AM
or better yet, if they have a problem with america, maybe they should take their asses back to wherever they came from in the first place.  this is america.  this isn't poorsville, north america.

Yes. My favorite part is the outrage over people being denied the goddamn right to live in San Francisco.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 03, 2013, 11:42:15 AM
butthurt over realtors renaming neighborhoods:

http://sfist.com/2013/05/03/north_of_nopa_now_a_thing.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Rage Against the McKee on May 03, 2013, 11:58:49 AM
San Franciscans (or people who live in San Fran) really have a lot in common with the tucks in Kansas when you think about it.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 03, 2013, 12:03:03 PM
San Franciscans (or people who live in San Fran) really have a lot in common with the tucks in Kansas when you think about it.

YES.

EXAMPLE - FIGHTING A BIKE LANE BECAUSE IT TAKES AWAY PARKING SPOTS:

http://sfist.com/2013/05/02/polk_street_parking_evangelists_may.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 10, 2013, 04:37:02 PM
some of these are OK

http://sfist.com/2013/05/09/41_signs_youre_a_jaded_san_franciscan.php
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pvegs on May 10, 2013, 05:11:08 PM
Whining about people calling it "San Fran"
People on bikes carrying their dogs in a backpack after work

I've been to San Francisco several times and once while there referred to the city as "Frisco," which I had seen in the media somewhere. I thought the local to whom I was speaking was going to kill me. Since then, I never say "Frisco" in San Francisco.

Oh, yeah. That too. :lol:

Exact thing happened to me except with my friend who lives there. Told me locals only refer to it as "The City."
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 15, 2013, 01:02:58 PM
Homeless person soccer tournament, featuring homeless soccer teams from around the country.

http://blog.sfgate.com/cityinsider/2013/05/14/city-to-host-soccer-tournament-to-help-homeless/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on May 15, 2013, 01:06:05 PM
rusty, I know a couple emaw san franciscans that you may have hung out with at some point at grant and green
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 15, 2013, 01:06:49 PM
rusty, I know a couple emaw san franciscans that you may have hung out with at some point at grant and green

I know them, too! Or at least one of them. He looks like Father John Misty.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ChiCat on May 15, 2013, 01:43:51 PM
Homeless person soccer tournament, featuring homeless soccer teams from around the country.

http://blog.sfgate.com/cityinsider/2013/05/14/city-to-host-soccer-tournament-to-help-homeless/

Great documentary on homeless soccer called "Kickin' it" or something.

Also, saw my first mustache car in Denver.  GF was shocked and I told her to just wait til we get to "Frisco"
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Matt Mckee on May 17, 2013, 11:26:01 AM
http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/SF-Bacon-Restaurant-Must-Close-Due-to-Aroma-of-Bacon-207784251.html
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 17, 2013, 11:26:39 AM
:lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 18, 2013, 03:19:25 PM
vandalizing locally HQ'ed seller of locally manufactured clothes, calling them "out of towners".

http://uptownalmanac.com/2013/05/betabrand-already-vandalized

http://uptownalmanac.com/2013/03/betabrand-opening-massive-retail-shop-valencia
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ben ji on May 21, 2013, 04:15:28 PM
http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2012/10/23/109957/san_francisco_rental_market_drives_applicants_to_extremes
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on May 21, 2013, 04:52:11 PM
Everything just seems so stressful
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: yoga-like_abana on May 21, 2013, 05:02:59 PM
woof
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 21, 2013, 05:15:18 PM
Everything just seems so stressful

well, these people are kind of huge dumbasses. They should live in Redwood City or something. I mean, Potrero Hill isn't even that interesting.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 23, 2013, 08:51:31 AM
litter

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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Rage Against the McKee on May 23, 2013, 11:16:43 AM
OMG, post a photo of your car stache, michistashcat.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 23, 2013, 11:17:35 AM
OMG, post a photo of your car stache, michistashcat.

It was trash I picked up off the street.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Rage Against the McKee on May 23, 2013, 11:20:14 AM
Quote from: the flier michigancat posted

Welcome to the club and enjoy the ride!

Who wants a carstache ride?
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: CNS on May 23, 2013, 11:32:12 AM
OMG, post a photo of your car stache, michistashcat.

It was trash I picked up off the street.

Not buying this for a second.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 23, 2013, 11:33:43 AM
OMG, post a photo of your car stache, michistashcat.

It was trash I picked up off the street.

Not buying this for a second.

I mean, you can see shoeprints on it. You think I would post just the owner's manual and not the picture of it installed on my vehicle? Come on, now.
Title: San Francisco things
Post by: ChiCat on May 23, 2013, 11:59:38 AM
I'm going to see if I can't get a picture of MCat's car while I'm here
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Emo EMAW on May 23, 2013, 12:11:09 PM
Just encountered the word "gentrification" for the first time outside of goEMAW.  Guy from Seattle posting on FB about a ranch for sale in BFE Idaho.  He's complaining about the gentrification of BFE Idaho.  If that makes sense.  Anyway he's a PhD working at a pizza joint so there ya go.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on May 23, 2013, 01:19:31 PM
Usually fly into OAK, but arrived at SFO last night. The SFO flight was a million times more San Franciscoy.  A girl with dirty hair (also mulleted and semi-fauxhawked) and a "I eat pussy" patch on her backpack played the ukulele while waiting for baggage claim.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on May 24, 2013, 05:19:33 PM
Food truck with a burger named the LGBT (lettuce, goat cheese, bacon, tomato).
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on May 24, 2013, 06:50:50 PM
Food truck with a burger named the LGBT (lettuce, goat cheese, bacon, tomato).

Oh my god that's great
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: kim carnes on May 24, 2013, 06:57:49 PM
Food truck with a burger named the LGBT (lettuce, goat cheese, bacon, tomato).

Oh my god that's great

it should be named LGCBT
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on June 01, 2013, 08:01:05 PM
(http://i.imgur.com/rH5nJiw.jpg)

Mrs. MC?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on June 01, 2013, 10:03:54 PM
The mustache tank takes this to 11 for me :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: EllRobersonisInnocent on June 11, 2013, 02:48:17 PM
http://gawker.com/naked-spitting-pissing-man-goes-on-rampage-in-sf-me-512665267 (http://gawker.com/naked-spitting-pissing-man-goes-on-rampage-in-sf-me-512665267)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Cire on June 11, 2013, 03:01:02 PM
SIAP but I like the San Francisco Song by the mowgli's.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on June 11, 2013, 07:52:43 PM
http://valleywag.gawker.com/douchebags-like-you-are-ruining-san-francisco-512645164
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on June 11, 2013, 08:00:14 PM
http://valleywag.gawker.com/douchebags-like-you-are-ruining-san-francisco-512645164

haha, would love to mock that guy/gal
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 11, 2013, 08:43:59 PM
http://valleywag.gawker.com/douchebags-like-you-are-ruining-san-francisco-512645164

haha, would love to mock that guy/gal

I love it. with all my heart. At least he sort of acknowledged he was part of the problem.
Title: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on June 11, 2013, 09:01:26 PM
seems like what we've all learned about San Fran is that beyond a few chipotle challenge photos, it amounts to crap
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on June 12, 2013, 04:13:40 PM
&feature=youtu.be

(nsfw, naked penis in video)

Quote
The man was identified by BART police as 24-year-old Yeiner Garizabalo. Friends said Tuesday he goes by Yeiner Perez and is a dedicated acrobat and performer. The episode, they said, was strongly out of character.
“He’s been through a lot of stress — he seems to have been having a breakdown,” said Slim Chance, who leads the Berkeley circus troupe ClownSnotBombs. Perez was a member from January to early May. “That seems to be the tip of it right there. I just can’t tell you anything more because I don’t really know what his state is. It’s not at all like his normal character.”
Chance said Perez, normally a “workaholic acrobat,” stopped showing up to the group’s practices several days before the episode.
“I don’t think it was anything with drugs,” Chance said. “I don’t know. We’re thinking he may have even had a stroke sometime last year. We’ve been trying to piece it together ourselves.”
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on June 12, 2013, 04:17:43 PM
luked :(
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 13, 2013, 04:02:07 PM
&feature=youtu.be

(nsfw, naked penis in video)

Quote
The man was identified by BART police as 24-year-old Yeiner Garizabalo. Friends said Tuesday he goes by Yeiner Perez and is a dedicated acrobat and performer. The episode, they said, was strongly out of character.
“He’s been through a lot of stress — he seems to have been having a breakdown,” said Slim Chance, who leads the Berkeley circus troupe ClownSnotBombs. Perez was a member from January to early May. “That seems to be the tip of it right there. I just can’t tell you anything more because I don’t really know what his state is. It’s not at all like his normal character.”
Chance said Perez, normally a “workaholic acrobat,” stopped showing up to the group’s practices several days before the episode.
“I don’t think it was anything with drugs,” Chance said. “I don’t know. We’re thinking he may have even had a stroke sometime last year. We’ve been trying to piece it together ourselves.”

Fired from his circus job. :frown:

http://blogs.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2013/06/yeiner_perez_clowns_not_bombs.php

http://www.clownsnotbombs.com/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Dugout DickStone on June 13, 2013, 04:10:02 PM
San fran is just so much like Manhattan
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: OK_Cat on June 13, 2013, 04:11:08 PM
i thought it was clown snot bombs instead of clowns not bombs the first couple of times that i read that.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Dr Rick Daris on June 13, 2013, 04:11:46 PM
i thought it was clown snot bombs instead of clowns not bombs the first couple of times that i read that.

me too. i also like how the guys name is slim chance.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 13, 2013, 04:12:48 PM
i thought it was clown snot bombs instead of clowns not bombs the first couple of times that i read that.

you were reading it correctly.

Quote
ClownSnotBombs is a non-profit community circus troupe that believes joy and laughter are a fundamental human right. Our mission is to provide quality affordable entertainment and learning opportunities for all Bay Area communities. We are a company of eight multi-talented physical theater artists, acrobats, circus performers, and musicians and our work weaves dynamic physical theater with comedia and acrobatics into an extravaganza of wonder that tickles the funny bone.

ClownSnotBombs is currently working on an all new show: “A Spaghetti Western.” It’s a western themed comedy with a circus twist directed by Faeble Kievman. The show combines physical theater and clown technique with circus skills, acrobatics, dance and original music and has been created through an intensive five month development period.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Dugout DickStone on June 13, 2013, 04:13:36 PM
Dude had a bad day.  Give him a break.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 17, 2013, 09:50:16 PM
Anti-gentrification block party with Google bus pinatas. (Google and several other tech companies have chartered buses that haul gentrifiers from SF down to silicon valley every day and are kind of a symbol of tech company backlash.)

(http://cdn1.uptownalmanac.com/cdn/farfuture/v0juub1iZZkjwXmHfPWlCS1afZyMlhXNcTRiabS0g88/mtime:1366647465/sites/default/files/imagecache/full-post-width/images-on-cdn/anti-gentry-block-party.jpg)

related street art:

(http://cdn1.uptownalmanac.com/cdn/farfuture/F4qrbpfNLms_SwCz8gsoVtlZGBAGKpxiNf-nXCqIl7c/mtime:1371494689/sites/default/files/imagecache/full-post-width/images-on-cdn/google-bus-centipede.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: felix rex on June 18, 2013, 06:42:42 AM
Oh man. The comments on subway abana are great:

Quote
So I'm gonna take a guess this guy was a former gymnast, because he was doing some killer gymnast crap. I mean NICE crap. Albeit he was butt ass naked but hey you know. The splits on the turn style thing to jumping on the old guy with a yellow jacket was HILARIOUS!!! Anyway, FLIP THE CAMERA to the side. GEZZ!!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 23, 2013, 02:24:14 PM
this place is fun, and isn't as hipster as you'd expect:

http://www.vice.com/read/the-most-unhealthy-restaurant-in-san-francisco

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on June 23, 2013, 06:48:34 PM
Bitchin' camero  :D
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on June 24, 2013, 10:51:52 AM
Bitchin' camero  :D

omg DEEP TRACK!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Emo EMAW on June 24, 2013, 11:35:08 AM
Are there many obese people in San Fran? 
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 24, 2013, 08:42:39 PM
Are there many obese people in San Fran?

no
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Dlew12 on June 26, 2013, 07:41:34 PM
Gentrification of Peoria!
 :shakesfist:
 (http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/THE_agnax/20130626_164220_zps83b282fb.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mr Bread on June 26, 2013, 08:25:51 PM
Nnnooooo!!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 08, 2013, 03:04:32 PM
http://blogs.sfweekly.com/shookdown/2013/07/watch_persias_google_google_ap.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 10, 2013, 05:08:11 PM
Whining about people calling it "San Fran"
People on bikes carrying their dogs in a backpack after work

I've been to San Francisco several times and once while there referred to the city as "Frisco," which I had seen in the media somewhere. I thought the local to whom I was speaking was going to kill me. Since then, I never say "Frisco" in San Francisco.

http://www.thebolditalic.com/CalebGarling/stories/3271-don-t-call-it-frisco-the-history-of-san-francisco-s-nicknames
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 10, 2013, 05:09:07 PM
Quote
oh, I just love the ahi tostada

Yes I was at a food truck gathering but still
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 11, 2013, 03:04:59 PM
just overheard in the office:

Quote
how was your sushi-rito?
Title: San Francisco things
Post by: felix rex on July 11, 2013, 03:10:14 PM
Ha. I'm staying in a different neighborhood every 5-6 days while I'm in DC. Adams Morgan will be fun for this kind of thing, but I really can't wait for Noma.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Ghost of Stan Parrish on July 11, 2013, 03:43:14 PM
Hadn't opened this thread before today.  Thinking none of you bros might want to come visit Brooklyn now...

 :embarrassed:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 11, 2013, 03:44:09 PM
Hadn't opened this thread before today.  Thinking none of you bros might want to come visit Brooklyn now...

 :embarrassed:

I don't consider anything in this thread to be bad or a reason to not visit.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on July 11, 2013, 04:36:27 PM
I bet a Brooklyn things thread would be pretty fun.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 11, 2013, 04:37:33 PM
I bet a Brooklyn things thread would be pretty fun.

probably not too different, really. It's a very SF thing to think you're more unique than you really are.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on July 11, 2013, 04:42:59 PM
Yes, I deleted the part about sf being the west coast Brooklyn.
Title: San Francisco things
Post by: felix rex on July 11, 2013, 04:50:24 PM
I bet a Brooklyn things thread would be pretty fun.

probably not too different, really. It's a very SF thing to think you're more unique than you really are.

Most of the "DC things" I would have posted my first years out here would really have just been "cities in the industrialized world things".
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Ghost of Stan Parrish on July 11, 2013, 04:56:22 PM
Yep.  Dude in a full silver bodysuit skateboarding down the middle of the street:

Brooklyn: check
SF: check
Adams Morgan: check
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: raquetcat on July 11, 2013, 05:33:20 PM
just overheard in the office:

Quote
how was your sushi-rito?
Is this just sushi wrapped in a tortilla? Sounds disgusting
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 11, 2013, 05:33:48 PM
just overheard in the office:

Quote
how was your sushi-rito?
Is this just sushi wrapped in a tortilla? Sounds disgusting

never had it, but yeah, something like that.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: bubbles4ksu on July 11, 2013, 05:41:15 PM
Hadn't opened this thread before today.  Thinking none of you bros might want to come visit Brooklyn now...

 :embarrassed:

I'll be there August 9-13. My sister has to work a couple of those days(nurse in White Plains), so we can booze all over Bay Ridge.  :dance:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Ghost of Stan Parrish on July 12, 2013, 01:54:04 PM
Hmmm.  Boozing in Bay Ridge would be a new one for me.  I'll check my schedule (i.e., ask the new gf).
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: bubbles4ksu on July 12, 2013, 02:09:19 PM
Hmmm.  Boozing in Bay Ridge would be a new one for me.  I'll check my schedule (i.e., ask the new gf).

I don't know much about Bay Ridge, but my cousin(20yrs old) who lives in Brooklyn says it's where the bros party. I will pm you in August if you think you'll be around? I'd love to meet NYCACGOSP.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Dr Rick Daris on July 15, 2013, 08:27:45 PM
san francisco is hosting the 2013 us air guitar semifinals (wester region) on 8/3. i know two of the people competing.  :eek:


http://usairguitar.com/results/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on July 15, 2013, 08:32:08 PM
mean melin is on the news here from time to time doing movie reviews
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: yoga-like_abana on July 15, 2013, 08:35:18 PM
just overheard in the office:

Quote
how was your sushi-rito?
Is this just sushi wrapped in a tortilla? Sounds disgusting

never had it, but yeah, something like that.
I had one of these in boulder and it was awesome
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Dr Rick Daris on July 15, 2013, 08:36:52 PM
mean melin is on the news here from time to time doing movie reviews


and soultice pankey works at "E". those guys are like best buds and now they are competing against each other! michimichicrustykat should go and report back.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 17, 2013, 03:05:53 PM
Can't get enough gentrification discussion? Here is a discussion about gentrification discussion.

http://www.sfweekly.com/2013-07-17/news/gentrification-chronicle-bay-guardian-new-york-times/full/

links to the stories discussed:

http://blogs.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2013/07/the_best_san_francisco_gentrif.php

Fun!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Dr Rick Daris on July 17, 2013, 03:26:21 PM
Can't get enough gentrification discussion? Here is a discussion about gentrification discussion.

http://www.sfweekly.com/2013-07-17/news/gentrification-chronicle-bay-guardian-new-york-times/full/

links to the stories discussed:

http://blogs.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2013/07/the_best_san_francisco_gentrif.php

Fun!

hey! you gonna go to that airguitar thing or not?  :dunno:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 17, 2013, 03:28:21 PM
Can't get enough gentrification discussion? Here is a discussion about gentrification discussion.

http://www.sfweekly.com/2013-07-17/news/gentrification-chronicle-bay-guardian-new-york-times/full/

links to the stories discussed:

http://blogs.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2013/07/the_best_san_francisco_gentrif.php

Fun!

hey! you gonna go to that airguitar thing or not?  :dunno:

Oh! No, I won't go.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Dr Rick Daris on July 17, 2013, 03:31:58 PM
Can't get enough gentrification discussion? Here is a discussion about gentrification discussion.

http://www.sfweekly.com/2013-07-17/news/gentrification-chronicle-bay-guardian-new-york-times/full/

links to the stories discussed:

http://blogs.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2013/07/the_best_san_francisco_gentrif.php

Fun!

hey! you gonna go to that airguitar thing or not?  :dunno:

Oh! No, I won't go.

why? already been to a bunch of them and burnt out?  :dunno:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 17, 2013, 04:24:54 PM
I'd rather go to a real concert or do something else, mostly.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 18, 2013, 01:42:03 PM
http://blogs.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2013/07/twerking_trio_amuses_confuses.php

:lol:
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: raquetcat on July 19, 2013, 01:57:07 PM
http://blogs.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2013/07/twerking_trio_amuses_confuses.php

:lol:

I think the best part of that article was the ad on top of the page
"Get pre qualified today! Medical marijuana evaluations"

And one of the other stories at the bottom
"SF Weekly told off by wanker at masturbate-a-thon" with a picture of a bunch of people with their pants around their ankles sitting on the ground

:lol:
Title: San Francisco things
Post by: felix rex on July 19, 2013, 02:30:56 PM
http://blogs.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2013/07/twerking_trio_amuses_confuses.php

:lol:

So many great moments, but oh man recurring disinterested Asians was a highlight for me.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on July 19, 2013, 02:41:38 PM
That sounds like kind of a lame idea at first, but the execution was phenomenal.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on July 20, 2013, 07:49:25 AM
http://blog.sfgate.com/crime/2013/07/19/man-acquitted-in-romantic-bear-spray-squabble/
Title: San Francisco things
Post by: felix rex on July 20, 2013, 08:53:20 AM
Oh man

"The two had met in a hacky-sack circle ... But the relationship quickly turned tumultuous...

Hall took his few possessions and moved out of his fiancée’s home and into a tree at Mclaren Park."
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 20, 2013, 09:30:48 AM
The last rock heave was pretty great.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Kat Kid on July 20, 2013, 12:39:43 PM
http://deadspin.com/what-the-hell-is-this-thing-in-mccovey-cove-846168902 (http://deadspin.com/what-the-hell-is-this-thing-in-mccovey-cove-846168902)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 20, 2013, 04:26:51 PM
I saw this on the street:

(https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/390233_2562491307937_1901553262_n.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: kim carnes on July 20, 2013, 05:05:52 PM
that thing looks heavy
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on July 21, 2013, 08:00:53 PM
i see this car in santa monica a lot

(http://www.teslamotorsclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=17284&d=1361922914)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 24, 2013, 11:31:34 AM
http://sfist.com/2013/07/09/is_this_the_most_san_francisco_phot.php

(http://sfist.com/attachments/SFist_Jay/most-sf-photo-ever.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: puniraptor on July 25, 2013, 10:07:18 PM
Paddle board yoga
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: fairweatherpud on July 25, 2013, 10:54:32 PM
i dvr'd this car once

That car would win a lot of demolition derbies.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: bones129 on July 25, 2013, 11:04:39 PM
I saw this on the street:

(https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/390233_2562491307937_1901553262_n.jpg)

Would take. Excellent for navigating the streets of MHK.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 02, 2013, 02:45:25 PM
this happened (in Big Sur, but SF centric):

http://www.vanityfair.com/style/2013/09/sean-parker-wedding-story

http://www.vanityfair.com/style/2013/09/photos-sean-parker-wedding

http://sfist.com/2013/08/02/details_emerge_about_the_costuming.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 02, 2013, 02:50:43 PM
Also, startup hoodies. they're freaking everywhere
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on August 02, 2013, 02:52:36 PM
Also, startup hoodies. they're freaking everywhere
are these like the free credit card tshirts from the 90s?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 02, 2013, 03:00:51 PM
Also, startup hoodies. they're freaking everywhere
are these like the free credit card tshirts from the 90s?

No, they're for employees.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on August 02, 2013, 03:09:21 PM
Also, startup hoodies. they're freaking everywhere
are these like the free credit card tshirts from the 90s?

No, they're for employees.
so like greek gear in a college town
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 02, 2013, 03:09:55 PM
Also, startup hoodies. they're freaking everywhere
are these like the free credit card tshirts from the 90s?

No, they're for employees.
so like greek gear in a college town

yeah, more like that
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: raquetcat on August 02, 2013, 04:10:44 PM
Mich, how big of a pain in the ass will it be if the BART workers strike on Monday? Like will it take you 4 hours to get to work?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 02, 2013, 04:17:45 PM
Mich, how big of a pain in the ass will it be if the BART workers strike on Monday? Like will it take you 4 hours to get to work?

not bad for me. There are three bus lines I can easily ride my bike or walk to. I play ball in the morning so I can go in before the bridge gets really crazy, and in the afternoon buses aren't bad because they have dedicated on-ramps that are less than a block from the stop in SF, and the problem is getting onto the bridge in the afternoons. and since I take the bus, I can bring my bike and make up a little time each way.

when you add it all up it maybe takes five to 10 minutes longer than normal.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 02, 2013, 04:21:56 PM
R. Kelly Trapped In the Closet singalong in the Castro. (Yes, everywhere else has this, but still).

http://www.castrotheatre.com/singalongs.html
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on August 04, 2013, 11:50:24 PM
Oakland things

http://m.usatoday.com/article/news/2615373

(those comments... White people are about to riot!)
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 04, 2013, 11:53:49 PM
Oakland things

http://m.usatoday.com/article/news/2615373

(those comments... White people are about to riot!)

:sdeek:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on August 05, 2013, 08:45:23 AM
2:30 in the afternoon, lol.  oakland is such a shithole. 
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 05, 2013, 01:20:33 PM
"tree fascism"

http://sfist.com/2013/08/05/eucalyptus_wars.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on August 05, 2013, 01:24:50 PM
"tree fascism"

http://sfist.com/2013/08/05/eucalyptus_wars.php

lol @ dumbass californian ideas about the environment (that pay my salary).
Title: Re: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Rage Against the McKee on August 05, 2013, 01:25:07 PM
Oakland things

http://m.usatoday.com/article/news/2615373

(those comments... White people are about to riot!)

:sdeek:

Obviously those thieves didn't have parents that got them enrolled at Shawnee Mission East.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 05, 2013, 01:26:02 PM
"tree fascism"

http://sfist.com/2013/08/05/eucalyptus_wars.php

lol @ dumbass californian ideas about the environment (that pay my salary).

which side are you on? Or are they all idiots?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on August 05, 2013, 01:31:06 PM
"tree fascism"

http://sfist.com/2013/08/05/eucalyptus_wars.php

lol @ dumbass californian ideas about the environment (that pay my salary).

which side are you on? Or are they all idiots?

re. the eukes, or more broadly?  on the sf eukes, whatever the community prefers aesthetically is fine.  it's a small urban plot of land, it has little conservation value.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on August 07, 2013, 09:43:01 AM
http://kentbrew.github.io/profiling-atherton/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 07, 2013, 10:55:03 AM
http://kentbrew.github.io/profiling-atherton/

no surprise, people here are at least as racist as everywhere else in the country.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on August 07, 2013, 11:26:11 AM
http://kentbrew.github.io/profiling-atherton/

no surprise, people here are at least as racist as everywhere else in the country.
reminds me a little of the 25 mph speed trap on 63rd street thru mission hills, especially the part about nobody from that town ever getting a ticket.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mr Bread on August 07, 2013, 11:27:40 AM
http://kentbrew.github.io/profiling-atherton/

no surprise, people here are at least as racist as everywhere else in the country.
reminds me a little of the 25 mph speed trap on 63rd street thru mission hills, especially the part about nobody from that town ever getting a ticket.

Maybe the locals know not to speed there. 
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on August 07, 2013, 11:31:42 AM
http://kentbrew.github.io/profiling-atherton/

no surprise, people here are at least as racist as everywhere else in the country.
reminds me a little of the 25 mph speed trap on 63rd street thru mission hills, especially the part about nobody from that town ever getting a ticket.

Maybe the locals know not to speed there.
Watching the shiny German cars blow by you while sitting in the car and waiting for your 32 in a 25 for $70+ after "court costs" would tell me other wise.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mr Bread on August 07, 2013, 11:34:17 AM
http://kentbrew.github.io/profiling-atherton/

no surprise, people here are at least as racist as everywhere else in the country.
reminds me a little of the 25 mph speed trap on 63rd street thru mission hills, especially the part about nobody from that town ever getting a ticket.

Maybe the locals know not to speed there.
Watching the shiny German cars blow by you while sitting in the car and waiting for your 32 in a 25 for $70+ after "court costs" would tell me other wise.

Maybe if you hadn't been speeding he would've caught that other guy.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on August 07, 2013, 11:45:12 AM
http://gawker.com/5992946/san-francisco-community-rallys-around-mysterious-elf-door-found-in-tree
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 07, 2013, 03:14:11 PM
Boycotting Stoli at gay bars in response to Russian anti-gay laws

http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Protesters-Call-for-SF-Russian-Vodka-Boycott-218576371.html
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on August 07, 2013, 03:17:40 PM
Boycotting Stoli at gay bars in response to Russian anti-gay laws

http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Protesters-Call-for-SF-Russian-Vodka-Boycott-218576371.html

i don't think this is a SF thing
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 07, 2013, 03:18:03 PM
Boycotting Stoli at gay bars in response to Russian anti-gay laws

http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Protesters-Call-for-SF-Russian-Vodka-Boycott-218576371.html

i don't think this is a SF thing

i'm very egocentric
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Matt Mckee on August 08, 2013, 08:24:01 AM
I'm ready to head back to San Francisco.  I can't wait to make another wish in the wishing well at Levi Plaza.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on August 08, 2013, 09:24:54 AM
Oakland things

http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/07/travel/unfriendly-cities/index.html?hpt=hp_bn10
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Dr Rick Daris on August 08, 2013, 10:01:30 AM
Oakland things

http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/07/travel/unfriendly-cities/index.html?hpt=hp_bn10

well, well, well...rusty mckrusty lives in/around a very unfriendly city. color this poster shocked. birds of a feather, rude together.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on August 08, 2013, 10:08:11 AM
at least it beat out Islamabad 
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 13, 2013, 02:08:35 PM
I love reading things from google glass-hating douchebags:

http://sfist.com/2013/08/13/an_interview_with_craiglists_notori.php

It's kind of like my political facebook thread.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 16, 2013, 11:07:18 AM
ha ha ha, this techie (http://cdn1.uptownalmanac.com/cdn/farfuture/NSQW_1fiNhQgHaAK0tTipUI1HV0r1r5mryhzC78tZ7k/mtime:1376614189/sites/default/files/imagecache/full-post-width-no-height/images-on-cdn/peter-shihs-original-post.jpg) just trolled the crap out of SF. (He had a bad PMS joke and bad tranny joke, but for the most part, most of his complaints were valid). It caused a shitstorm on my twitter timeline last night and then this:

http://www.businessinsider.com/angry-san-franciscans-are-putting-up-signs-to-tell-a-startup-founder-to-leave-the-city-2013-8

:lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Dr Rick Daris on August 16, 2013, 11:14:02 AM
my god. san franciscoans need to get a hobby.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 16, 2013, 04:38:40 PM
ha ha ha, this techie (http://cdn1.uptownalmanac.com/cdn/farfuture/NSQW_1fiNhQgHaAK0tTipUI1HV0r1r5mryhzC78tZ7k/mtime:1376614189/sites/default/files/imagecache/full-post-width-no-height/images-on-cdn/peter-shihs-original-post.jpg) just trolled the crap out of SF. (He had a bad PMS joke and bad tranny joke, but for the most part, most of his complaints were valid). It caused a shitstorm on my twitter timeline last night and then this:

http://www.businessinsider.com/angry-san-franciscans-are-putting-up-signs-to-tell-a-startup-founder-to-leave-the-city-2013-8

:lol:

https://twitter.com/search?q=%23PeterShihFacts&src=hash
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 16, 2013, 04:39:44 PM
http://www.thebolditalic.com/blog_posts/3567-the-real-problem-with-the-peter-shih-post
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on August 16, 2013, 05:01:49 PM
It sounds like college campus life.  Idealism, enthusiasm, etc.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Dr Rick Daris on August 23, 2013, 11:47:56 PM
mean melin is on the news here from time to time doing movie reviews


and soultice pankey works at "E". those guys are like best buds and now they are competing against each other! michimichicrustykat should go and report back.

rus had the chance to watch the world champ and passed on it. live and learn. live and learn.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/23/entertainment-us-finland-airguitar-idUSBRE97M10K20130823

(http://s1.reutersmedia.net/resources/r/?m=02&d=20130823&t=2&i=773135584&w=460&fh=&fw=&ll=&pl=&r=CBRE97M1RDI00)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 27, 2013, 06:13:29 PM
sharing because it's an old guy with a scooter. (there are lots of grown ups with scooters here)

http://blogs.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2013/08/pissy_guys_on_bart_show_us_wha.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on August 29, 2013, 11:43:57 AM
Quote
anything that makes you more flexible makes you weaker. 

that's the dumbest thing I've ever read

i saw this exchange between two white midwesterners living in california.  could have gone in either thread, but i thought i'd put it here.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 29, 2013, 11:51:56 AM
:don'tcare:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mikeyis4dcats on August 29, 2013, 12:33:56 PM
http://gawker.com/5992946/san-francisco-community-rallys-around-mysterious-elf-door-found-in-tree

more like Olathe things

http://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/slideshow/mystery-gnome-homes-pop-kansas-park-20095503
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Brock Landers on August 29, 2013, 12:59:42 PM
This seems kinda San Francisco-y.  Unionized strip club, building's rent tripled in 12 years. Is this in a "hot" part of town Rusty?

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Rent-bump-forces-Lusty-Lady-to-grind-to-halt-4747643.php (http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Rent-bump-forces-Lusty-Lady-to-grind-to-halt-4747643.php)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 29, 2013, 01:14:44 PM
This seems kinda San Francisco-y.  Unionized strip club, building's rent tripled in 12 years. Is this in a "hot" part of town Rusty?

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Rent-bump-forces-Lusty-Lady-to-grind-to-halt-4747643.php (http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Rent-bump-forces-Lusty-Lady-to-grind-to-halt-4747643.php)

It's where there are a ton of strip clubs, not particularly "hot" relative to the rest of the City.

I did find a great yelp review of the place, though:

Quote
+1 for unions and female empowerment or whatever

If you ever wanted to masturbate nonchalantly while talking to nude strange women this is the spot. I came (ha ha ha lol) around 3PM on a weekday so it wasn't too crowded and the stench of ejaculate wasn't too prevalent. The ladies ranged from above-average to rugged and you're not gonna see any bleach-blonde faketit baldsnatch. They mainly look like decent looking girls you eye**** on the bus and at coffee places.

Some tips -

*Save time and money by coming in primed and ready. The women don't do anything terribly exciting from an dancing standpoint, so if you're into lingering for hours you're better off going to tha horse or something. I had just eaten a large meal and wasn't in the mood, but who can pass up a coverless peepshow? I'll come in with a semi next time and spend less duckets.

*Pay enough (once you're comfortably situated) to finish in the allotted time. Whipping out more cash and feeding the machine mid-sesh is annoying.

*If you drop a dollar, just leave it. Even if you're not that grossed out, after you finally peel it off the floor it might not be machine compatible.

*You can see other patrons, so if the dancers aren't doing it for you, you can try to make eye contact and make things creepy.

Happy wanking!

http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-lusty-lady-san-francisco
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on August 29, 2013, 02:43:19 PM
This seems kinda San Francisco-y.  Unionized strip club, building's rent tripled in 12 years. Is this in a "hot" part of town Rusty?

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Rent-bump-forces-Lusty-Lady-to-grind-to-halt-4747643.php (http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Rent-bump-forces-Lusty-Lady-to-grind-to-halt-4747643.php)

It's where there are a ton of strip clubs, not particularly "hot" relative to the rest of the City.

I did find a great yelp review of the place, though:

Quote
+1 for unions and female empowerment or whatever

If you ever wanted to masturbate nonchalantly while talking to nude strange women this is the spot. I came (ha ha ha lol) around 3PM on a weekday so it wasn't too crowded and the stench of ejaculate wasn't too prevalent. The ladies ranged from above-average to rugged and you're not gonna see any bleach-blonde faketit baldsnatch. They mainly look like decent looking girls you eye**** on the bus and at coffee places.

Some tips -

*Save time and money by coming in primed and ready. The women don't do anything terribly exciting from an dancing standpoint, so if you're into lingering for hours you're better off going to tha horse or something. I had just eaten a large meal and wasn't in the mood, but who can pass up a coverless peepshow? I'll come in with a semi next time and spend less duckets.

*Pay enough (once you're comfortably situated) to finish in the allotted time. Whipping out more cash and feeding the machine mid-sesh is annoying.

*If you drop a dollar, just leave it. Even if you're not that grossed out, after you finally peel it off the floor it might not be machine compatible.

*You can see other patrons, so if the dancers aren't doing it for you, you can try to make eye contact and make things creepy.

Happy wanking!

http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-lusty-lady-san-francisco

holy crap, i knew it
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: puniraptor on August 29, 2013, 02:44:58 PM
Quote
I'll come in with a semi next time and spend less duckets.

 :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Fedor on August 29, 2013, 02:48:32 PM

my god. san franciscoans need to get a hobby.
I think the problem is being San Fransiscoans IS their hobby.


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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 29, 2013, 05:55:00 PM
I know someone in this:

http://www.refinery29.com/biker-style#slide-1
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 29, 2013, 05:59:35 PM
I know someone in this:

http://www.refinery29.com/biker-style#slide-1

Also, the jobs of these people are soooooo San Francisco
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on August 29, 2013, 06:15:45 PM
I know someone in this:

http://www.refinery29.com/biker-style#slide-1

This made me angry for some reason.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 29, 2013, 07:16:51 PM
I know someone in this:

http://www.refinery29.com/biker-style#slide-1

This made me angry for some reason.

Me, too. Kinda. I think it's our midwesternerism coming out. We look at bikes as functional tools and not glim glam bling bling fashion accessories.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mr Bread on August 29, 2013, 08:57:45 PM
All I saw was a bunch of unattractive fuckfaces trying really hard to be unique.  Thumbs up from this commentator.  I love a good self-important fuckface slide show. 
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on August 29, 2013, 09:00:58 PM
It isn't about bikes at all.  Totally consistent with my college campus theory.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 29, 2013, 09:27:41 PM
It isn't about bikes at all.  Totally consistent with my college campus theory.

It's a great theory.

Also, right now everyone is talking about how empty and fantastic it is with Burning Man going on. It's kind of like the opposite of homecoming for a lot of people.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 29, 2013, 09:30:23 PM
"Karl the Fog" has 25k followers on twitter and is really quite revered by SF'ians: https://twitter.com/KarlTheFog

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BS2tIKICUAApGNE.jpg)

Similar to a campus tradition that no one outside of campus finds funny/interesting/endearing
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on August 29, 2013, 09:33:17 PM
Wind tunnel made me  :D
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 29, 2013, 09:36:56 PM
Oh god

Quote from: Karl the Fog
I live by the motto “fog hard, play hard.”

http://www.virginamerica.com/blog/mist-ery-revealed-karlthefog/?cid=sm_social_WED_830_4p__FB&stop_mobi=yes
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 06, 2013, 02:54:45 PM
http://kentbrew.github.io/profiling-atherton/

Quote
Back in April, the grossly rich town of Atherton sent President Obama the bill for his trip to the Peninsula community. When the president told Atherton where the town could shove its bill, city leaders then tried to shakedown the homeowners who hosted the president. They even went as far as threatening to place a lien on the homes.

http://blogs.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2013/09/atherton_obama.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Tobias on September 06, 2013, 08:37:58 PM
Quote from: city manager
We fell on the sword for that one

you've gotta be rough ridin' kidding me.  that's hilarious cmmc
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on September 09, 2013, 10:33:05 AM
http://www.engadget.com/2013/09/06/uber-delorean-sf/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 10, 2013, 04:06:34 PM
from the late 90's or so:

(http://s3-ec.buzzfed.com/static/enhanced/webdr01/2013/3/31/14/enhanced-buzz-16478-1364753870-0.jpg)

http://www.buzzfeed.com/justinesharrock/san-franciscos-last-rebellion-against-the-techies
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: puniraptor on September 12, 2013, 10:38:01 PM
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/13/dude4a6y.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 12, 2013, 10:53:46 PM
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/13/dude4a6y.jpg)

what on earth

also are you in town? that's great because I'm leaving tomorrow.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: puniraptor on September 12, 2013, 11:15:26 PM

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/13/dude4a6y.jpg)

what on earth

also are you in town? that's great because I'm leaving tomorrow.

Now through Saturday. .... I'm at the academy of science nite life thing (awesome) and that is icicle drip based electronic music art thing (lol). Want to  get tourist crab hoagies for lunch?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 12, 2013, 11:42:58 PM
wow, great choice, puni. I've never been to that but I've been wanting to go for a long time. I'm leaving tomorrow morning. :frown:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Tobias on September 12, 2013, 11:44:07 PM
well this makes me sad.  would've been a great encounter
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 12, 2013, 11:51:16 PM
well this makes me sad.  would've been a great encounter

puni and I have already met! In a place slightly different from SF!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: puniraptor on September 12, 2013, 11:51:30 PM

wow, great choice, puni. I've never been to that but I've been wanting to go for a long time. I'm leaving tomorrow morning. :frown:

Dammit, dropped ball here. Kind of was a last minute decision. Would recommend though. Super Duper awesome.

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on September 12, 2013, 11:51:51 PM
Yeah, those nite life things look great.  I wanted to go, but got scared cause I'm not very hip.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: puniraptor on September 12, 2013, 11:52:03 PM
I would go every single Thursday if I lived here.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Tobias on September 12, 2013, 11:52:40 PM

well this makes me sad.  would've been a great encounter

puni and I have already met! In a place slightly different from SF!

ok not so sad!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: puniraptor on September 15, 2013, 12:23:20 AM
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/15/zy3ubeja.jpg)

Chinatown Messenger Bags
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on September 16, 2013, 05:02:11 PM
It wouldn't be a college campus without frat houses.

http://valleywag.gawker.com/residents-of-san-francisos-new-tech-hellhole-cant-fee-1326841108
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on September 16, 2013, 05:39:43 PM
Quote
So close. If only it were skinny jeans, PBR, kickball and acoustic guitars; it could have earned the GawkerMedia Seal of Approval.

From the comments  :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 16, 2013, 06:23:24 PM
Quote
So close. If only it were skinny jeans, PBR, kickball and acoustic guitars; it could have earned the GawkerMedia Seal of Approval.

From the comments  :lol:

 it really does sound a lot like the scene at Dolores park
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on September 24, 2013, 09:03:11 PM
norcal things

http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/highschool-prep-rally/california-youth-football-mercy-rule-inflames-parental-passions-103325382.html
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 10, 2013, 02:35:13 PM
I'm gonna just post every gentrification article I come across for a week or so. It's pretty hilarious.

Here, people being upset about realtors renaming a neighborhood to increase property values:

http://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/can-realtors-rebrand-oakland/Content?oid=3732577&utm_content=buffer4d7ad&utm_source=buffer&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Buffer
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ben ji on October 10, 2013, 02:59:12 PM
http://www.theatlanticcities.com/housing/2013/10/where-even-middle-class-cant-afford-live-any-more/7194/

In reality, yes, the median household income in metropolitan San Francisco is higher than it is in Akron (by about $30,000). But that smaller income will buy you much, much more in Ohio. To be more specific, if you make the median income in Akron – a good proxy for a spot in the local middle class – 86 percent of the homes on the market there this month are likely within your budget.

If you're middle-class in San Francisco, on the other hand, that figure is just 14 percent. Your money will buy you no more than 1,000 square feet on average. That property likely isn't located where you'd like to live. And the options available to you on the market are even fewer than they were just a year ago, according to data crunched by Trulia. To frame this another way, the median income in metro San Francisco is about 60 percent higher than it is in Akron. But the median for-sale housing price per square foot today is about 700 percent higher.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 10, 2013, 03:07:45 PM
http://www.theatlanticcities.com/housing/2013/10/where-even-middle-class-cant-afford-live-any-more/7194/

In reality, yes, the median household income in metropolitan San Francisco is higher than it is in Akron (by about $30,000). But that smaller income will buy you much, much more in Ohio. To be more specific, if you make the median income in Akron – a good proxy for a spot in the local middle class – 86 percent of the homes on the market there this month are likely within your budget.

If you're middle-class in San Francisco, on the other hand, that figure is just 14 percent. Your money will buy you no more than 1,000 square feet on average. That property likely isn't located where you'd like to live. And the options available to you on the market are even fewer than they were just a year ago, according to data crunched by Trulia. To frame this another way, the median income in metro San Francisco is about 60 percent higher than it is in Akron. But the median for-sale housing price per square foot today is about 700 percent higher.


I live in the East Bay (because it's so much cheaper), and even here, every single homeowner I know did it with some sort of down payment assistance from family. No one can buy their first house without some sort of help like that. I think there's a serious bubble here.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on October 10, 2013, 03:18:06 PM
my mom just moved into a place that's similar to one she rented in topeka for 800 a month, but with a smaller yard.  it's now 3500 a month :sdeek:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ben ji on October 10, 2013, 03:19:44 PM
my mom just moved into a place that's similar to one she rented in topeka for 800 a month, but with a smaller yard.  it's now 3500 a month :sdeek:

3500 in Topeka? Or san fran?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on October 10, 2013, 03:22:17 PM
my mom just moved into a place that's similar to one she rented in topeka for 800 a month, but with a smaller yard.  it's now 3500 a month :sdeek:

3500 in Topeka? Or san fran?

east bay
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: The Tonya Harding of Twitter Users Creep on October 10, 2013, 04:10:12 PM
$800 in Topeka?? Was it the Governor's Mansion? OMG LOL LOL LOL  :lol: :lol: :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on October 10, 2013, 04:35:43 PM
$800 in Topeka?? Was it the Governor's Mansion? OMG LOL LOL LOL  :lol: :lol: :lol:

maybe it was!  :Wha:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: raquetcat on October 10, 2013, 10:52:12 PM
http://www.theatlanticcities.com/housing/2013/10/where-even-middle-class-cant-afford-live-any-more/7194/

In reality, yes, the median household income in metropolitan San Francisco is higher than it is in Akron (by about $30,000). But that smaller income will buy you much, much more in Ohio. To be more specific, if you make the median income in Akron – a good proxy for a spot in the local middle class – 86 percent of the homes on the market there this month are likely within your budget.

If you're middle-class in San Francisco, on the other hand, that figure is just 14 percent. Your money will buy you no more than 1,000 square feet on average. That property likely isn't located where you'd like to live. And the options available to you on the market are even fewer than they were just a year ago, according to data crunched by Trulia. To frame this another way, the median income in metro San Francisco is about 60 percent higher than it is in Akron. But the median for-sale housing price per square foot today is about 700 percent higher.


I live in the East Bay (because it's so much cheaper), and even here, every single homeowner I know did it with some sort of down payment assistance from family. No one can buy their first house without some sort of help like that. I think there's a serious bubble here.

Are all the tech companies paying enough for people to afford this housing and driving the price up, like all the gentrification people are claiming? What other factors are playing into it? Really desirable sushi? Mustaches on cars? :dunno:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: raquetcat on October 10, 2013, 10:53:31 PM
$800 in Topeka?? Was it the Governor's Mansion? OMG LOL LOL LOL  :lol: :lol: :lol:

maybe it was!  :Wha:
The governors mansion has a really nice yard, it would go for $1000/month, easy
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 11, 2013, 07:31:29 AM
http://www.theatlanticcities.com/housing/2013/10/where-even-middle-class-cant-afford-live-any-more/7194/

In reality, yes, the median household income in metropolitan San Francisco is higher than it is in Akron (by about $30,000). But that smaller income will buy you much, much more in Ohio. To be more specific, if you make the median income in Akron – a good proxy for a spot in the local middle class – 86 percent of the homes on the market there this month are likely within your budget.

If you're middle-class in San Francisco, on the other hand, that figure is just 14 percent. Your money will buy you no more than 1,000 square feet on average. That property likely isn't located where you'd like to live. And the options available to you on the market are even fewer than they were just a year ago, according to data crunched by Trulia. To frame this another way, the median income in metro San Francisco is about 60 percent higher than it is in Akron. But the median for-sale housing price per square foot today is about 700 percent higher.


I live in the East Bay (because it's so much cheaper), and even here, every single homeowner I know did it with some sort of down payment assistance from family. No one can buy their first house without some sort of help like that. I think there's a serious bubble here.

Are all the tech companies paying enough for people to afford this housing and driving the price up, like all the gentrification people are claiming? What other factors are playing into it? Really desirable sushi? Mustaches on cars? :dunno:

The things you listed are results, not causes. The problem is a basic lack of supply and high demand. The same people crying about their high rents and changing neighborhoods (mostly well-off educated white people) vigorously oppose virtually any new housing construction unless the units are "affordable". Instead of acknowledging this, they just blame the supply side and assume techies are the group of newcomers most at fault because some of them make decent money.

Techies are vilified in a really disturbing way here that's unlike anything I've seen anywhere. I mean there is a legitimate hate for workers simply because they are tech workers, mostly based on anecdotes of dirty looks, overheard conversations, and the occasional stupid blog post. The general sentiment is "they don't care about the community as much as I do ".
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on October 11, 2013, 07:36:17 AM
san fran, number 1 in places where you should mock people before you die
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 11, 2013, 06:33:59 PM
this article mentions gentrification but I'm honestly not 100% sure what's going on here

http://blogs.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2013/10/semen_jack_spade.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on October 11, 2013, 09:13:12 PM
i don't think sf real estate prices are in a bubble at all.  sf is really small, it's not really fair to compare a sf price to an akron price, for example, because the akron median includes a lot of prices that would be alameda, oakland, san jose, etc if they were translated to the bay area.

and also, it's san franfuckingcisco, not rough ridin' akron.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on October 11, 2013, 09:34:59 PM
read a good thing the other day about how the grouping of like minded people that drew them together doesn't happen anymore because it doesn't need to. a lot of things that could only happen when people were interacting now happen online. jobs are the same way. a larger percentage of the jobs out there are available from wherever you are all the time. doesn't make living in phoenix or some other loserville any more desirable though I guess.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 11, 2013, 11:26:52 PM
i don't think sf real estate prices are in a bubble at all.  sf is really small, it's not really fair to compare a sf price to an akron price, for example, because the akron median includes a lot of prices that would be alameda, oakland, san jose, etc if they were translated to the bay area.

and also, it's san franfuckingcisco, not rough ridin' akron.

it's a poor comparison, but that doesn't mean there isn't a bubble.

read a good thing the other day about how the grouping of like minded people that drew them together doesn't happen anymore because it doesn't need to. a lot of things that could only happen when people were interacting now happen online. jobs are the same way. a larger percentage of the jobs out there are available from wherever you are all the time. doesn't make living in phoenix or some other loserville any more desirable though I guess.

I think industries will continue to be somewhat clustered. There's still a lot of value to face-to-face interaction, and there's starting to be a bit of a backlash against working from home.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on October 12, 2013, 12:51:14 AM
it's a poor comparison, but that doesn't mean there isn't a bubble.

there's 7 billion people in the world and 99.9% of them would rather live in sf than where they live.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 12, 2013, 01:34:23 AM
it's a poor comparison, but that doesn't mean there isn't a bubble.

there's 7 billion people in the world and 99.9% of them would rather live in sf than where they live.

it's less than that.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on October 12, 2013, 01:52:30 AM
I would rather live there  :dunno:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on October 12, 2013, 10:09:05 AM
I wouldn't be able to handle living there. I'm too midwesterny.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on October 12, 2013, 11:25:25 AM
Weather tho.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: wetwillie on October 12, 2013, 11:26:35 AM
http://www.theatlanticcities.com/housing/2013/10/where-even-middle-class-cant-afford-live-any-more/7194/

In reality, yes, the median household income in metropolitan San Francisco is higher than it is in Akron (by about $30,000). But that smaller income will buy you much, much more in Ohio. To be more specific, if you make the median income in Akron – a good proxy for a spot in the local middle class – 86 percent of the homes on the market there this month are likely within your budget.

If you're middle-class in San Francisco, on the other hand, that figure is just 14 percent. Your money will buy you no more than 1,000 square feet on average. That property likely isn't located where you'd like to live. And the options available to you on the market are even fewer than they were just a year ago, according to data crunched by Trulia. To frame this another way, the median income in metro San Francisco is about 60 percent higher than it is in Akron. But the median for-sale housing price per square foot today is about 700 percent higher.


I live in the East Bay (because it's so much cheaper), and even here, every single homeowner I know did it with some sort of down payment assistance from family. No one can buy their first house without some sort of help like that. I think there's a serious bubble here.

Are all the tech companies paying enough for people to afford this housing and driving the price up, like all the gentrification people are claiming? What other factors are playing into it? Really desirable sushi? Mustaches on cars? :dunno:

Mustache spotted on car in Uptown this week!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 14, 2013, 01:40:23 PM
someone asking $1075/month to sleep on a couch in a studio

http://jezebel.com/someone-in-s-f-wants-you-to-pay-1075-a-month-to-sleep-1444658167
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ben ji on October 16, 2013, 09:37:20 AM
http://www.theatlanticcities.com/housing/2013/10/san-francisco-exodus/7205/

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 16, 2013, 10:54:09 AM
http://www.theatlanticcities.com/housing/2013/10/san-francisco-exodus/7205/



That is probably the most reasonable gentrification article I have read.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ChiCat on November 04, 2013, 11:31:46 AM
http://www.buzzfeed.com/mackenziekruvant/san-francisco-to-become-gotham-city-for-make-a-wish
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on November 27, 2013, 07:16:22 PM
Watching the news here and they just had a story about truckers picketing the port of Oakland.  Showed video of the truckers and one was sporting an emaw hoodie  :ksu:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on November 27, 2013, 07:44:08 PM
Watching the news here and they just had a story about truckers picketing the port of Oakland.  Showed video of the truckers and one was sporting an emaw hoodie  :ksu:
MC?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 03, 2013, 06:32:19 PM
SF considering banning butterflies. (sort of)

Quote
"They are not creatures to be owned. They are not party favors for the human circus. We all know the exultation of a butterfly release. But it’s really a hellacious relationship to nature."

http://sfist.com/2013/12/03/city_considers_banning_butterflies.php

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 03, 2013, 06:33:41 PM
oh, and I agree w/ sys now, there isn't a bubble here. They recently voted down a condo project because it was 135 feet tall instead of 85 feet tall. It's literally across the street from a building that's like 220 feet tall. Nothing can get built here, so the supply will always lag housing demand.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on December 03, 2013, 10:55:05 PM
SF considering banning butterflies. (sort of)

Quote
"They are not creatures to be owned. They are not party favors for the human circus. We all know the exultation of a butterfly release. But it’s really a hellacious relationship to nature."

http://sfist.com/2013/12/03/city_considers_banning_butterflies.php

that's great.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 05, 2013, 06:10:35 PM
drag queens reenact Golden Girls Christmas episodes. $30 admission.

http://sfist.com/2013/12/05/go_do_this_the_golden_girls_christm.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: john "teach me how to" dougie on December 05, 2013, 06:55:57 PM
drag queens reenact Golden Girls Christmas episodes. $30 admission.

http://sfist.com/2013/12/05/go_do_this_the_golden_girls_christm.php

Would love to see this.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 06, 2013, 05:28:58 PM
this could really happen anywhere, but still

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/pet/4227689504.html
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on December 06, 2013, 05:38:58 PM
i would love to have a pet monkey.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 09, 2013, 02:29:01 PM
more google bus protesting

http://uptownalmanac.com/2013/12/protesters-blockade-google-buses-24th-and-valencia

it seems like people are blaming the google buses for evictions and making city buses run late.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 09, 2013, 02:33:43 PM
ha ha

http://valleywag.gawker.com/google-employee-to-protestor-you-cant-afford-it-you-1479755897
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 09, 2013, 04:18:22 PM
ha ha

http://valleywag.gawker.com/google-employee-to-protestor-you-cant-afford-it-you-1479755897

I'm not sure when this was updated, but the protester was a fake. How embarrassing.

http://www.sfbg.com/googleshoutdown
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: bubbles4ksu on December 09, 2013, 05:19:38 PM
 :Rusty:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: jmlynch1 on December 09, 2013, 06:20:16 PM
ha ha

http://valleywag.gawker.com/google-employee-to-protestor-you-cant-afford-it-you-1479755897

I'm not sure when this was updated, but the protester was a fake. How embarrassing.

http://www.sfbg.com/googleshoutdown
From the links I have seen, and if I am a good representative sample, the protestors are quickly losing support of the much coveted white Midwestern outside opiner.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Kat Kid on December 11, 2013, 11:38:24 AM
http://valleywag.gawker.com/happy-holidays-startup-ceo-complains-sf-is-full-of-hum-1481067192 (http://valleywag.gawker.com/happy-holidays-startup-ceo-complains-sf-is-full-of-hum-1481067192)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on December 11, 2013, 12:37:41 PM
this is not a new thing and it probably is not just in SF, but, SILENT RAVES!!?!?   :runaway:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Matt Mckee on December 11, 2013, 12:44:20 PM
I was really looking forward to my trip to SF next month.  Planned on meeting mc for a beer but now my meetings have been changed to Boston. Boston, in January. Great.   :sdeek:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 11, 2013, 12:48:27 PM
http://valleywag.gawker.com/happy-holidays-startup-ceo-complains-sf-is-full-of-hum-1481067192 (http://valleywag.gawker.com/happy-holidays-startup-ceo-complains-sf-is-full-of-hum-1481067192)

It's like, both sides are complete idiots.

I was really looking forward to my trip to SF next month.  Planned on meeting mc for a beer but now my meetings have been changed to Boston. Boston, in January. Great.   :sdeek:

:frown: It's been pretty cold here for a week or so. Had to break out a scarf.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Matt Mckee on December 11, 2013, 01:09:23 PM

:frown: It's been pretty cold here for a week or so. Had to break out a scarf.

Oh man. That's tough.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: BigCat on December 11, 2013, 11:08:47 PM

:frown: It's been pretty cold here for a week or so. Had to break out a scarf.

Oh man. That's tough.

Saw that. Have had to wear jeans and coats for like the past week and a half. Supposed to be tomorrow before we get back to sunny and 50s.  :shakesfist:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on December 12, 2013, 10:28:18 PM
(http://forgifs.com/gallery/d/214233-1/Bus-bollard-instant-moustache.gif)

car mustache?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: kim carnes on December 12, 2013, 10:30:48 PM
http://valleywag.gawker.com/happy-holidays-startup-ceo-complains-sf-is-full-of-hum-1481067192 (http://valleywag.gawker.com/happy-holidays-startup-ceo-complains-sf-is-full-of-hum-1481067192)

It's like, both sides are complete idiots.



which part of what he said do you disagree with?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: puniraptor on December 12, 2013, 10:31:31 PM
atlanta's panhandlers are much more agressive and much better dressed
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 12, 2013, 11:05:08 PM
http://valleywag.gawker.com/happy-holidays-startup-ceo-complains-sf-is-full-of-hum-1481067192 (http://valleywag.gawker.com/happy-holidays-startup-ceo-complains-sf-is-full-of-hum-1481067192)

It's like, both sides are complete idiots.



which part of what he said do you disagree with?

his presentation was incredibly stupid given how much people hate techies here. It's almost like he's a plant like that dopey fake google employee.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 08, 2014, 10:56:05 AM
comments are good:

http://uptownalmanac.com/2014/01/how-not-leave-san-francisco-or-thee-oh-sees-gentrification-temper-tantrum
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 11, 2014, 04:59:07 PM
Oakland fifth birthday party favor?

A plant.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: kim carnes on January 11, 2014, 07:24:25 PM
comments are good:

http://uptownalmanac.com/2014/01/how-not-leave-san-francisco-or-thee-oh-sees-gentrification-temper-tantrum

i enjoyed the comments
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: john "teach me how to" dougie on January 11, 2014, 07:37:05 PM
Oakland fifth birthday party favor?

A plant.

Ha that's great. soak up some co2, kids.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 11, 2014, 09:54:29 PM
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Tobias on January 11, 2014, 09:59:48 PM
mods plz change name to sanfrancat
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on January 13, 2014, 07:59:03 AM
tonight's episode of independent lens on pbs is about Cal Berkeley, will be an interesting topic for sure
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 14, 2014, 10:44:08 AM
(http://blogs.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/assets_c/2014/01/BdpP8XaCEAAndO2-thumb-550x733.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 14, 2014, 07:04:00 PM
the story of $4 toast:

http://www.psmag.com/navigation/health-and-behavior/toast-story-latest-artisanal-food-craze-72676/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ben ji on January 14, 2014, 07:11:20 PM
the story of $4 toast:

http://www.psmag.com/navigation/health-and-behavior/toast-story-latest-artisanal-food-craze-72676/

I mean, what?



Quote
The other main players on Trouble’s menu are coffee, young Thai coconuts served with a straw and a spoon for digging out the meat, and shots of fresh-squeezed grapefruit juice called “Yoko.” It’s a strange lineup, but each item has specific meaning to Carrelli. Toast, she says, represents comfort. Coffee represents speed and communication. And coconuts represent survival—because it’s possible, Carrelli says, to survive on coconuts provided you also have a source of vitamin C. Hence the Yoko. (Carrelli tested this theory by living mainly on coconuts and grapefruit juice for three years, “unless someone took me out to dinner.”)

I do like how San Franian's(did I just invent this term?!?) know how super weird they are and embrace it.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ben ji on January 14, 2014, 07:17:16 PM
Charge $4 for toast. Serve nothing but toast, coconuts and coffee. Be a dick to customers and provide no inside or outside seating....lines out the door

Quote
In some ways, the shop seemed to make itself downright difficult to like: It serves no decaf, no non-fat milk, no large drinks, and no espressos to go. On Yelp, several reviewers report having been scolded by baristas for trying to take pictures inside the shop with their phones. (“I better not see that up on Instagram!” one reportedly shouted.)

Nevertheless, most people really seem to love Trouble. On my second visit to the shop, there was a steady line of customers out the door. After receiving their orders, they clustered outside to drink their coffees and eat their toast. With no tables and chairs to allow them to pair off, they looked more like neighbors at a block party than customers at a cafe?. And perhaps most remarkably for San Francisco, none of them had their phones out.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ben ji on January 14, 2014, 07:29:08 PM
Everyone needs to read that article, so many gems.

Quote
The menu also features a go-for-broke option called “Build Your Own Damn House,” which consists of a coffee, a coconut, and a piece of cinnamon toast.

Quote
At first, Carrelli explained Trouble as a kind of sociological experiment in engineering spontaneous communication between strangers. She even conducted field research, she says, before opening the shop. “I did a study in New York and San Francisco, standing on the street holding a sandwich, saying hello to people. No one would talk to me. But if I stayed at that same street corner and I was holding a coconut? People would engage,” she said. “I wrote down exactly how many people talked to me.”

Quote
The answer was easy: she was good at making coffee and good with people. So Glen told her it was time she opened a checking account. He told her to go to city hall and ask if they had information on starting a small business. And she followed his instructions.

With $1,000 borrowed from friends, Carrelli opened Trouble in 2007 in a smelly, cramped, former dog grooming business, on a bleak commercial stretch. She renovated the space pretty much entirely with found materials, and with labor and advice that was bartered for, cajoled, and requested from her community of acquaintances.

Quote
A few weeks ago, I went back to Trouble because I hadn’t yet built my own damn house. When my coconut came, the next guy at the bar shot me a sideways glance. Sitting there with a slice of toast and a large tropical fruit, I felt momentarily self-conscious. Then the guy said to the barista, “Hey, can I get a coconut too?” and the two of us struck up a conversation.

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: jmlynch1 on January 14, 2014, 08:18:43 PM
the story of $4 toast:

http://www.psmag.com/navigation/health-and-behavior/toast-story-latest-artisanal-food-craze-72676/

I mean, what?



Quote
The other main players on Trouble’s menu are coffee, young Thai coconuts served with a straw and a spoon for digging out the meat, and shots of fresh-squeezed grapefruit juice called “Yoko.” It’s a strange lineup, but each item has specific meaning to Carrelli. Toast, she says, represents comfort. Coffee represents speed and communication. And coconuts represent survival—because it’s possible, Carrelli says, to survive on coconuts provided you also have a source of vitamin C. Hence the Yoko. (Carrelli tested this theory by living mainly on coconuts and grapefruit juice for three years, “unless someone took me out to dinner.”)

I do like how San Franian's(did I just invent this term?!?) know how super weird they are and embrace it.
i thought of your dad when I read that. Also, I bet she is an exhausting friend
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on January 15, 2014, 11:36:36 AM


I do like how San Franian's(did I just invent this term?!?) know how super weird they are and embrace it.
I wonder if using that or Friscoian would piss a resident off more? 
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on January 15, 2014, 11:38:59 AM
I do like how San Franian's(did I just invent this term?!?) know how super weird they are and embrace it.

they are intentionally weird to get attention. very few of them are actually weird. you will find a much higher percentage of actual weird people in the midwest.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on January 15, 2014, 11:39:17 AM
i thought of your dad when I read that. Also, I bet she is an exhausting friend
[/quote]spot on and I really liked this line from the story
Quote
But Carrelli can’t rely on such a small set of intimates. Strong ties have a history of failing her, of buckling under the weight of her illness. So she has adapted by forming as many relationships—as many weak ties—as she possibly can. And webs of weak ties are what allow ideas to spread.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 15, 2014, 11:50:56 AM
I do like how San Franian's(did I just invent this term?!?) know how super weird they are and embrace it.

they are intentionally weird to get attention. very few of them are actually weird. you will find a much higher percentage of actual weird people in the midwest.

can confirm. lots of really boring people who think their zip code makes them interesting. BUT OMG A TAQUERIA NEXT TO A SUSHI PLACE HOW QUAINT AND UNIQUE
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on January 15, 2014, 01:07:28 PM
cool bay bridge pics http://gizmodo.com/13-nail-biting-images-of-san-franciscos-bay-bridge-und-1501270115
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 17, 2014, 01:26:52 PM
Saw this article this morning:

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Some of the new market-rate homes, like the townhomes being built at the Hunters Point Shipyard, or some of the 1,600 units planned for the former Schlage Lock site in Visitacion Valley, will be affordable to the middle class by virtue of their far-flung location, officials said.

A two-bedroom townhome at the shipyard, for example, will go on the market for less than $600,000, a city official said.

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Sneak-peek-Mayor-Ed-Lee-has-a-housing-solution-5151504.php#page-2

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on January 17, 2014, 07:02:18 PM
http://youtu.be/8Q5Nur642BU

man, automobile drivers are total dicks.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 08, 2014, 04:55:23 PM
http://uptownalmanac.com/2014/02/san-franciscans-wait-two-hours-rain-day-old-new-york-bagels
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: kim carnes on February 08, 2014, 05:03:27 PM
http://uptownalmanac.com/2014/02/san-franciscans-wait-two-hours-rain-day-old-new-york-bagels

that is embarrassing
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: jmlynch1 on February 08, 2014, 05:22:37 PM
http://uptownalmanac.com/2014/02/san-franciscans-wait-two-hours-rain-day-old-new-york-bagels
:facepalm:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on February 08, 2014, 05:46:35 PM
That's got nothing on when the food trucks came to Manhattan.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on February 08, 2014, 06:23:56 PM
http://uptownalmanac.com/2014/02/san-franciscans-wait-two-hours-rain-day-old-new-york-bagels
and that is why nyc refuses to be their rival
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on February 08, 2014, 06:35:42 PM
Nobody is NYCs rival. They don't care.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: kim carnes on February 08, 2014, 06:54:10 PM
That's got nothing on when the food trucks came to Manhattan.

 :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: kim carnes on February 08, 2014, 06:54:27 PM
but seriously, eff bagels
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 25, 2014, 11:24:48 AM
google glass attack!

http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2014/02/25/woman-wearing-google-says-she-was-attacked-in-san-francisco-bar/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: puniraptor on February 25, 2014, 05:28:47 PM
google glass attack!

http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2014/02/25/woman-wearing-google-says-she-was-attacked-in-san-francisco-bar/

"her facebook friends have been extremely supportive"

 :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: puniraptor on February 25, 2014, 05:30:53 PM
really when big cities do local news is isn't that different from topeka doing local news
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 25, 2014, 05:43:57 PM
really when big cities do local news is isn't that different from topeka doing local news

yes, remember this is the same city that did this:



Update:

THIS ISN'T A HATE CRIME! http://www.missionmission.org/2014/02/25/tech-writer-may-or-may-not-have-been-attacked-at-molotovs-for-wearing-google-glass-but-please-stop-calling-this-a-hate-crime/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on February 25, 2014, 07:21:05 PM
really when big cities do local news is isn't that different from topeka doing local news

big cities have much better looking people delivering the news. 
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 04, 2014, 04:29:01 PM
total stud/boss trolling fools like crazy:

(http://www.missionmission.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/google-google-glass-560x560.jpg)

http://www.missionmission.org/2014/03/03/google-glassception/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on March 04, 2014, 04:36:45 PM
comments make that article
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 04, 2014, 04:37:48 PM
comments make that article

yes, I generally love reading comments for things like this. It's great bbs'in w/ lots of idiots.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on March 04, 2014, 05:20:42 PM
Quote
This makes me hard as a rock. Damn, Gina. My eyes are begging for his binary flow.

^prob my fav

Quote
add me to your circle homie, klout score +6 points!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 05, 2014, 05:45:57 PM
http://www.glasshole-free.org/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 06, 2014, 02:53:26 PM
A developer announced that they might build housing across the street from a music club, so naturally everyone knows that the theoretical new neighbors will have the club closed.

Great comments included:

http://www.sfweekly.com/2014-03-05/music/bottom-of-the-hill-potrero-hill-corovan-sf-development/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on March 12, 2014, 07:20:27 PM
http://valleywag.gawker.com/is-sf-americas-new-worst-place-1540752692 (http://valleywag.gawker.com/is-sf-americas-new-worst-place-1540752692)

the comments!

Quote
Frat Bros and their sorority girls have always been in the Marina. Frankly the Marina is refreshing with its Duke T-shirts and lulu lemon pants, as those people don't try to be something they are not. But the Mission and NOPA (what we used to call "Western Addition") and Noe and Glen Park are now all insufferable becasue theya re filled with wealthy tech dorks who pretend to be some kind of creative class/ Hipsters are the worst period. And the new breed of rich hipster tech douche is freaking awful. So smug. So full of faux humility.

Quote
Yeah to be honest I think there's almost something endearing and pure about being an unrepentant Traditional Bro at this point.

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Saulbadguy on March 12, 2014, 07:29:57 PM
tl;dr but my wife just got back from sf and commented on the amount of sock stores.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on March 13, 2014, 08:31:28 PM
http://www.businessinsider.com/us-city-real-estate-price-chart-2014-3#ixzz2vlu3qevQ
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 17, 2014, 02:41:35 PM
Out on my rooftop deck overhearing a guy describing being in Chicago this weekend and them dyeing the river green. Some girl literally says "that's so midwestern"
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on March 17, 2014, 02:45:54 PM
http://valleywag.gawker.com/is-sf-americas-new-worst-place-1540752692 (http://valleywag.gawker.com/is-sf-americas-new-worst-place-1540752692)

the comments!

Quote
Frat Bros and their sorority girls have always been in the Marina. Frankly the Marina is refreshing with its Duke T-shirts and lulu lemon pants, as those people don't try to be something they are not. But the Mission and NOPA (what we used to call "Western Addition") and Noe and Glen Park are now all insufferable becasue theya re filled with wealthy tech dorks who pretend to be some kind of creative class/ Hipsters are the worst period. And the new breed of rich hipster tech douche is freaking awful. So smug. So full of faux humility.

Quote
Yeah to be honest I think there's almost something endearing and pure about being an unrepentant Traditional Bro at this point.

So the new old authentic angst laden over thinking hipsters are upset with the new faux techno hipsters.   What kind of brawl would they have, what would be the weapon of choice (think West Side Story/Anchorman)?

Sounds like the down townies/film/theater/arts crowd vs the burbs around here.



Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 17, 2014, 02:46:16 PM
"The entire city of Richmond is ghetto" - same girl
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 17, 2014, 02:46:49 PM
"I grew up in Oakland, so I can say that"
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 17, 2014, 02:58:30 PM
http://valleywag.gawker.com/is-sf-americas-new-worst-place-1540752692 (http://valleywag.gawker.com/is-sf-americas-new-worst-place-1540752692)

the comments!

Quote
Frat Bros and their sorority girls have always been in the Marina. Frankly the Marina is refreshing with its Duke T-shirts and lulu lemon pants, as those people don't try to be something they are not. But the Mission and NOPA (what we used to call "Western Addition") and Noe and Glen Park are now all insufferable becasue theya re filled with wealthy tech dorks who pretend to be some kind of creative class/ Hipsters are the worst period. And the new breed of rich hipster tech douche is freaking awful. So smug. So full of faux humility.

Quote
Yeah to be honest I think there's almost something endearing and pure about being an unrepentant Traditional Bro at this point.

So the new old authentic angst laden over thinking hipsters are upset with the new faux techno hipsters.   What kind of brawl would they have, what would be the weapon of choice (think West Side Story/Anchorman)?

Sounds like the down townies/film/theater/arts crowd vs the burbs around here.





the weapon of choice would be a google bus
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on March 17, 2014, 03:00:20 PM
No Apple buses?

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 17, 2014, 03:02:12 PM
No Apple buses?



sacred cows
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on March 17, 2014, 03:03:27 PM
No Apple buses?



sacred cows

Love reading the comments section on stories about the busses.   The SF Metro Area:  A Metro Conflicted or Inflicted-you decide.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 17, 2014, 09:25:10 PM
http://uptownalmanac.com/2014/03/comedians-chime-ellis-eviction-relocation-payments

has some funny moments

http://youtu.be/7Dsoq4QqeRo
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: AbeFroman on March 17, 2014, 09:52:15 PM
"I grew up in Oakland, so I can say that"

 :facepalm:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Daddy Claxton on March 19, 2014, 09:53:08 AM
 Michigancat, Houston says keep your SF things in SF.

http://www.houstoniamag.com/news-and-profiles/city-and-region/articles/dissecting-critical-mass-january-2014
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Fedor on March 19, 2014, 10:48:39 AM
"I grew up in Oakland, so I can say that"
Please tell this story ends with you punching her in the face and everyone cheering.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 19, 2014, 10:51:09 AM
I was just eavesdropping.

Also, Critical mass here is kind of funny because no one really knows the point any more. Here's a decent read if you're interested:

http://www.sfweekly.com/2013-07-24/news/critical-mass-bike-party-bicycle-coalition/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 28, 2014, 10:50:42 AM
Yesterday we had a big "meeting" at work with a Q&A session from the executives and like 200 people. Well some girl asks a question, and for whatever reason, an executive tells her, "You'll want to make sure to fill your car up with gas before you leave." Well the girl interrupts and says, "Um, I actually drive a Leaf, so I don't fill up with gas any more." And so naturally she gets a round of applause. WTF
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on March 28, 2014, 10:52:25 AM
#notaSFT
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 28, 2014, 10:54:17 AM
#notaSFT

hilarious things at work? I mean eff, you're not a hero for driving an electric car. eff.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on March 28, 2014, 11:00:21 AM
what does she fill her car up with now?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: WillieWatanabe on March 28, 2014, 11:21:13 AM
Yesterday we had a big "meeting" at work with a Q&A session from the executives and like 200 people. Well some girl asks a question, and for whatever reason, an executive tells her, "You'll want to make sure to fill your car up with gas before you leave." Well the girl interrupts and says, "Um, I actually drive a Leaf, so I don't fill up with gas any more." And so naturally she gets a round of applause. WTF

why did he tell her to fill her car up in the first place?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 28, 2014, 11:25:26 AM
Yesterday we had a big "meeting" at work with a Q&A session from the executives and like 200 people. Well some girl asks a question, and for whatever reason, an executive tells her, "You'll want to make sure to fill your car up with gas before you leave." Well the girl interrupts and says, "Um, I actually drive a Leaf, so I don't fill up with gas any more." And so naturally she gets a round of applause. WTF

why did he tell her to fill her car up in the first place?

He was telling her to visit a place that was kind of far away.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on March 28, 2014, 12:11:54 PM
the executive doesn't live in california
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mr Bread on March 28, 2014, 12:40:17 PM
what does she fill her car up with now?

self-righteousness
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on March 28, 2014, 12:42:43 PM
what does she fill her car up with now?

self-righteousness

oh hey big oil, glad you could stop by, can i offer you an iceberg to melt or would you just prefer blocking my beautiful view of the mountains.  good grief BO, gTFO
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on March 28, 2014, 01:10:24 PM
she's clearly in the pocket of BIG LEAF
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on March 28, 2014, 02:09:33 PM
or big windmill
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on March 28, 2014, 03:04:41 PM
she is clearly a friend of coal
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 29, 2014, 09:34:21 PM
Oakland mom I know is pary of a group that had a mom was making butter from breast milk.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on March 29, 2014, 09:42:06 PM
Cute face, butter tits.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on March 29, 2014, 09:45:37 PM
Oakland mom I know is party of a group that had a mom was making butter from breast milk.

why?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: yoga-like_abana on March 29, 2014, 09:52:39 PM
LA face with an Oakland butter


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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on March 29, 2014, 10:01:30 PM
When I was younger I was part of a very small group that tried to turn ejaculate and an old sock into toffee.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 29, 2014, 10:18:24 PM
Oakland mom I know is party of a group that had a mom was making butter from breast milk.

why?

I was too overjoyed with the absurdity that I didn't try to get more detail.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on March 30, 2014, 02:03:35 PM
my guess is she was producing too much milk for the neonate and she didn't want the excess to go to waste.  second guess (sort of related) is that she wanted to lose weight, knew that producing milk was energetically very expensive, was expressing milk unneeded by the neonate to siphon calories from her body and didn't want the milk to be wasted.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mrs. Gooch on March 31, 2014, 11:56:37 AM
Oakland mom I know is party of a group that had a mom was making butter from breast milk.

why?

Some people think that breast milk could cure cancer or prevent it or something like that.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 31, 2014, 12:18:19 PM
my guess is she was producing too much milk for the neonate and she didn't want the excess to go to waste.  second guess (sort of related) is that she wanted to lose weight, knew that producing milk was energetically very expensive, was expressing milk unneeded by the neonate to siphon calories from her body and didn't want the milk to be wasted.

you know you can freeze breast milk
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ChiCat on March 31, 2014, 12:19:35 PM
my guess is she was producing too much milk for the neonate and she didn't want the excess to go to waste.  second guess (sort of related) is that she wanted to lose weight, knew that producing milk was energetically very expensive, was expressing milk unneeded by the neonate to siphon calories from her body and didn't want the milk to be wasted.

you know you can freeze breast milk

Good luck putting frozen milk on your toast
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on March 31, 2014, 12:22:40 PM
rusty, bbc world had a piece this morning on my way to work about san franciscoians being freakshows about google buses and techies and stuff. talked to a bunch of people who said they've ruined the city and stuff. some other guy kinda defended them and said that they are vilified and not all of them are rich. made me dislike san franciscoiaons somewhat listening to them. also a mom who lived in a gov. housing thing because she couldn't find work there. had a couple kids. was kinda interesting but she seemed to be a loser who wasn't serious about finding work so I didn't feel bad for her. kids tho. felt bad for them kinda.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 31, 2014, 12:39:23 PM
rusty, bbc world had a piece this morning on my way to work about san franciscoians being freakshows about google buses and techies and stuff. talked to a bunch of people who said they've ruined the city and stuff. some other guy kinda defended them and said that they are vilified and not all of them are rich. made me dislike san franciscoiaons somewhat listening to them. also a mom who lived in a gov. housing thing because she couldn't find work there. had a couple kids. was kinda interesting but she seemed to be a loser who wasn't serious about finding work so I didn't feel bad for her. kids tho. felt bad for them kinda.

It's all anyone ever talks about.

One thing I've been noticing a lot is that you go to some heavily trafficked areas where there are crazy homeless people doing drugs and fighting and stuff, people are like, "well, you can't just get rid of them, they're mentally ill!" As if they're better off doing whippets on a Tuesday afternoon at the top of the Bart stairs than anything else. Here's an example (the rest is good, but I hear the mentally handicapped thing all the time as a reason for keeping them right where they are):

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SF politicians! You wanna talk euphemistically about "cleaning up" the plaza at the 16th street BART station, I'd rather focus on regulating the number of people per day who are allowed to scream through a loudspeaker into my face that I'm going to BURN IN HELL unless I accept Jesus Christ as my personal savior than anything having to do with an increased police presence or somehow magically removing that corner's (overwhelmingly mentally ill) homeless and drug-addicted population. And I've been mugged there.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: wetwillie on March 31, 2014, 12:42:42 PM
This American Life did a segment on trouble coffee on Yosemite ave with the whole toast thing.  It feels good to be able to get bleeding edge hipster info in this thread before it hits the mainstream. 
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on March 31, 2014, 12:54:35 PM
and I've been mugged there....
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: john "teach me how to" dougie on March 31, 2014, 01:06:07 PM
and I've been mugged there....

Better to be mugged than have to listen to jesus talk.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on March 31, 2014, 01:09:48 PM
this one guy also made the point that the google buses had wifi and AC and were really nice while the public buses were crappy. I couldn't really grasp how that was meaningful but the guy saying it was saying it like it was a very important thing people should know about.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 31, 2014, 01:13:03 PM
this one guy also made the point that the google buses had wifi and AC and were really nice while the public buses were crappy. I couldn't really grasp how that was meaningful but the guy saying it was saying it like it was a very important thing people should know about.

Have I shared this yet?

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on April 01, 2014, 12:07:08 AM
Oakland mom I know is party of a group that had a mom was making butter from breast milk.

why?

Some people think that breast milk could cure cancer or prevent it or something like that.

my hypotheses were more interesting.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: nicname on April 01, 2014, 12:15:04 AM
Oakland mom I know is party of a group that had a mom was making butter from breast milk.

why?

Some people think that breast milk could cure cancer or prevent it or something like that.

my hypotheses were more interesting.

I know a lady who breast fed her daughter until she was like 5 or 6 years old. srs.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: raquetcat on April 01, 2014, 09:38:10 AM
Mich,
What are people's reactions when you tell them you grew up in Kansas? Indifferent, astonished, put off, judgemental, apathetic? Any good stories about people's reactions?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 01, 2014, 10:10:35 AM
Mich,
What are people's reactions when you tell them you grew up in Kansas? Indifferent, astonished, put off, judgemental, apathetic? Any good stories about people's reactions?

Honestly, most people that I speak to enough to talk about where I'm from are mostly indifferent. There are tons of folks from the midwest out here, so it's not like someone from Kansas is a novelty. I'm sure some people that would turn their nose up at it, but I generally don't associate with those type of people, and it's really no different from someone who grew up in Prairie Village giving crap to someone who grew up in Topeka.

There's definitely pretty broad generalizations of all people in the midwest that are probably, like midwesterners only eat fatty food and are all racist and have bad style. A good example was someone talking about her mother-in-law from Minnesota who would always clean and rearrange when she visited. "It's so weird, I guess it's a midwestern thing." I was like, "No, that's not a midwestern thing at all." and I just kind of get ignored and they conclude, "yeah, it must be."
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Asteriskhead on April 01, 2014, 10:18:40 AM
and I've been mugged there....

Better to be mugged than have to listen to jesus talk.

imo, yes.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ChiCat on April 07, 2014, 01:22:54 PM
http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Suspects-Flip-Over-Smart-Cars-in-San-Francisco-254177981.html

Flipping Smart Cars
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on April 07, 2014, 03:54:33 PM
http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Suspects-Flip-Over-Smart-Cars-in-San-Francisco-254177981.html

Flipping Smart Cars

In Paris I saw a couple guys get out of their vehicle on a narrow road to pick up a smart car off the street and move it onto the sidewalk so that they could make passage.  The whole procedure was executed rather en passant, which makes me think it is a common occurrence. 
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on April 15, 2014, 03:12:50 PM
This made me understand stuff better

http://techcrunch.com/2014/04/14/sf-housing/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 15, 2014, 03:24:12 PM
This made me understand stuff better

http://techcrunch.com/2014/04/14/sf-housing/

that's a great read. (so far)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Tobias on April 15, 2014, 03:27:14 PM
This made me understand stuff better

http://techcrunch.com/2014/04/14/sf-housing/

i'm still reading (obvs) but that has me by the balls :thumbs:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Tobias on April 15, 2014, 03:27:46 PM
^^^ luked :curse:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Emo EMAW on April 15, 2014, 03:39:05 PM
I started reading and got so overwhelmed with anxiety I had to stop.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: raquetcat on April 15, 2014, 08:28:52 PM
This made me understand stuff better

http://techcrunch.com/2014/04/14/sf-housing/
How did the neighborhood groups get so much power? Somebody in my neighborhood tried to mobilize residents to have the city mow the ditch and nobody was interested
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Boom Roasted on April 15, 2014, 08:54:08 PM
Dang.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 15, 2014, 09:07:52 PM
This made me understand stuff better

http://techcrunch.com/2014/04/14/sf-housing/
How did the neighborhood groups get so much power? Somebody in my neighborhood tried to mobilize residents to have the city mow the ditch and nobody was interested

I'm not sure how they initially gained power.

Now, at least, it's a group of politically savvy wealthy property owners who want to protect their property value. They really know how to appeal to their neighbors and influence politicians
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ben ji on April 15, 2014, 10:20:26 PM
the war on tech workers—as opposed to tech companies or policies— is not really a “class war.” Rather, it is about one group of predominately white people complaining about a similar demographic group that likes many of the same restaurants, bars, street festivals, and Samba classes that they do—but who makes more money.”
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 03, 2014, 01:22:05 AM
Breaking news from my kids' school. (This is 100% real, I swear to God)

Quote
This morning a number of parents became upset when they saw a gardener spraying a substance on our weeds. I want to assure you that this was not a chemical herbicide or pesticide. It was a product called "BurnOut II," a totally organic weed killer made of food-grade clove oil and citric acid.

 

I have spoken to the Maintenance, Operations & Facilities department. They have apologized for the upset this incident caused and they have agreed to notify us before they spray this product again, so that everyone knows this is a natural product.

 

Should you have any additional concerns, please contact the school office.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Tobias on May 03, 2014, 01:26:30 AM
omg rusty.  it's fun to think about the fact that there were truly a "number" of people involved in causing the letter to be written, dictating the general message, typing it up, and approving it
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Bloodfart on May 03, 2014, 07:52:29 AM
I don't think I've ever rolled my eyes this hard before.  It kinda hurt.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Brock Landers on May 03, 2014, 09:07:02 AM
Reading that made me slightly ragey.

On the other hand think how amazing that weed spray smells.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on May 03, 2014, 10:49:55 AM
someone's in the pocket of BIG CLOVE
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: wetwillie on May 03, 2014, 11:05:13 AM
parents saw them spraying weeds?  I have no doubt it was one of the tree hugging yuppie kids that spotted the offense and snap chatted it to mommy on her iphone. 
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on May 03, 2014, 11:35:16 AM
i've been here long enough that nothing in that last little news bit strikes me as unusual.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 03, 2014, 07:10:07 PM
I'm sure you've all seen the first one (both Oakland things):

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2063308-josh-reddick-using-whams-careless-whisper-as-at-bat-music-turns-into-huge-hit

http://blogs.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2014/06/its_official_san_francisco_wei.php

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 23, 2014, 06:10:51 PM
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on June 23, 2014, 06:20:09 PM
(http://i.imgur.com/gge7m2n.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on June 24, 2014, 02:08:11 PM
(http://i.imgur.com/gge7m2n.jpg)

 :surprised:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 24, 2014, 02:12:58 PM
http://www.thebolditalic.com/articles/5277-enormous-slipn-slide-on-potrero-hill-today-saturday-
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on June 24, 2014, 02:15:40 PM
that is one san francisco thing that i wish was a kansas city thing, too
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: TownieCat on June 24, 2014, 04:29:31 PM
:peek:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Asteriskhead on June 24, 2014, 04:31:53 PM
that is one san francisco thing that i wish was a kansas city thing, too

It looks really fun.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on June 24, 2014, 05:17:22 PM
Set it up on that hill on mission between i35 and 43rd  :love:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 01, 2014, 08:40:04 PM
http://m.eastbayexpress.com/WhatTheFork/archives/2014/07/01/cat-town-cafe-finds-home-in-oakland-set-to-open-in-september
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: TownieCat on July 01, 2014, 10:35:11 PM
Witnessed a homeless man washing himself with hand soap in a public bathroom at Fisherman's Wharf last week. It reminded me of The Front Bottoms which reminded me of Stevesie. You're welcome, Stevesie.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 08, 2014, 05:51:08 PM
I love it when bloggers get butthurt here:

this:

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/28/goodbye-for-now-san-francisco/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0

led to this:

http://sfist.com/2014/06/30/an_open_letter_to_two_new_york_time.php

which led further to this:

http://sfist.com/2014/07/08/12_words_of_advice_to_tech_industry.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on July 08, 2014, 07:06:25 PM
i can't believe those guys lived in the bay area without 100% loving every moment of it.  can't imagine any reason to move to the bay area if you don't love it.   the bay area is better off without the non-loving idiots, that's what i always say.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 08, 2014, 07:09:20 PM
i can't believe those guys lived in the bay area without 100% loving every moment of it.  can't imagine any reason to move to the bay area if you don't love it.   the bay area is better off without the non-loving idiots, that's what i always say.

they also had the audacity to talk about tech-related things on the NY Times tech blog.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on July 08, 2014, 07:23:29 PM
ya the whole blog entry from those non-bay lovers was pretty atrocious
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on July 08, 2014, 07:33:29 PM
Man I loved the comment about a party bus with coworkers to wine country.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Emo EMAW on July 08, 2014, 10:31:08 PM
The Cokeland version of Drugs Inc is on AMC tomorrow.


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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on July 09, 2014, 08:37:17 AM
I'm apparently doing a bike ride over the golden gate bridge on friday
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Matt Mckee on July 09, 2014, 08:39:48 AM
I'm apparently doing a bike ride over the golden gate bridge on friday

Good luck. You'll probably be run over by a tourist trying to take a picture of Alcatraz while driving.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 09, 2014, 10:23:22 AM
I'm apparently doing a bike ride over the golden gate bridge on friday

bring a jacket
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on July 09, 2014, 12:09:09 PM
I'm apparently doing a bike ride over the golden gate bridge on friday
I had possibly the most satisfying meals of my life at Guaymas in Tiburon after doing that ride, the Yellowtail was so delicious I had a second order.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 09, 2014, 12:37:28 PM
I'm apparently doing a bike ride over the golden gate bridge on friday
I had possibly the most satisfying meals of my life at Guaymas in Tiburon after doing that ride, the Yellowtail was so delicious I had a second order.

I've been there, thought it was terrible, don't go there steve dave. your ride must have made you delirious.

*although Guayamas doesn't seem like a place to get yellowtail so maybe you got your tiburon restaurants mixed up
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on July 09, 2014, 12:43:15 PM
I'm apparently doing a bike ride over the golden gate bridge on friday
I had possibly the most satisfying meals of my life at Guaymas in Tiburon after doing that ride, the Yellowtail was so delicious I had a second order.

I've been there, thought it was terrible, don't go there steve dave. your ride must have made you delirious.

*although Guayamas doesn't seem like a place to get yellowtail so maybe you got your tiburon restaurants mixed up

i think you got your guayamas locations mixed up, pal. the one in the bay area is outstanding.  possibly the best yellowtail i've had.  maybe you're thinking about their LA or NYC location?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on July 09, 2014, 12:45:45 PM
the guayamas at the galleria off I-35 is the best imo
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on July 09, 2014, 12:47:40 PM
the guayamas at the galleria off I-35 is the best imo

agreed.  very similar to their los angeles locashe but with a bit of a more midwestern vibe.  i honestly don't think anyone that works there knows how to swim.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on July 09, 2014, 12:48:46 PM
the guayamas at the galleria off I-35 is the best imo

agreed.  very similar to their los angeles locashe but with a bit of a more midwestern vibe.  i honestly don't think anyone that works there knows how to swim.

also i don't think any other guayamas can claim they are mere minutes from love field, i mean talk about accessibility
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on July 09, 2014, 12:50:45 PM
one of the most accessible, that's what i always say
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Matt Mckee on July 09, 2014, 01:30:42 PM
I've been lucky enough to get two free trips a year to SF because my boss was out there and he didn't like coming to TX.  But my sales team was moved to a new department and my new boss in located in Arkansas.  Blah.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on July 09, 2014, 01:43:07 PM
i wouldn't worry about it too much, mckee.  anywhere is an upgrade from this shithole.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on July 09, 2014, 01:53:36 PM
I'm apparently doing a bike ride over the golden gate bridge on friday
I had possibly the most satisfying meals of my life at Guaymas in Tiburon after doing that ride, the Yellowtail was so delicious I had a second order.

I've been there, thought it was terrible, don't go there steve dave. your ride must have made you delirious.

*although Guayamas doesn't seem like a place to get yellowtail so maybe you got your tiburon restaurants mixed up
I ate there in 2000 I think and google tells me the place changed ownership in 2008.  I does make me happy it is still in business in any form as I am old as crap.  If it sucks ass now SD should just grab the ferry in Sausilito.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on July 09, 2014, 06:20:57 PM
take ferry to vallejo, take cab to benicia, have my mom's husband grill some meat and kick back and binge drink next to the fire pit
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 09, 2014, 06:23:08 PM
take ferry to vallejo, take cab to benicia, have my mom's husband grill some meat and kick back and binge drink next to the fire pit

no uber that far north?

The ferry is great. Make sure to booze it up on the top deck.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on July 09, 2014, 06:29:27 PM
bring a jacket

 :cry:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 10, 2014, 04:16:18 PM
http://www.thebolditalic.com/articles/5358-life-inside-sfs-vanishing-single-resident-occupancies
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 17, 2014, 06:25:19 PM
Overheard at work:

Quote
It was tough to run yesterday, because it was misting so hard.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on July 17, 2014, 06:47:10 PM
it was misting.

 :cry:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on July 18, 2014, 08:10:58 AM
I met thomas keller at an event in yountville last weekend. he was in a dunk tank (I didn't throw) for a big bastille day party at bouchon. was pretty fun. there were a bunch of german guys with a camera crew following them around shaking everyones hands but I didn't know who they were. I was about a 6 on the wine pak'd scale so that could have had something to do with it.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 18, 2014, 10:04:48 AM
I met thomas keller at an event in yountville last weekend. he was in a dunk tank (I didn't throw) for a big bastille day party at bouchon. was pretty fun. there were a bunch of german guys with a camera crew following them around shaking everyones hands but I didn't know who they were. I was about a 6 on the wine pak'd scale so that could have had something to do with it.

How was the bike ride
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on July 18, 2014, 10:32:39 AM
I met thomas keller at an event in yountville last weekend. he was in a dunk tank (I didn't throw) for a big bastille day party at bouchon. was pretty fun. there were a bunch of german guys with a camera crew following them around shaking everyones hands but I didn't know who they were. I was about a 6 on the wine pak'd scale so that could have had something to do with it.

How was the bike ride

not cold. had to put my jacket in my bike purse. very enjoyable though.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 18, 2014, 10:43:39 AM
that's great! You were smart to dress in layers.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: felix rex on July 18, 2014, 05:24:54 PM
"I didn't feel the earthquake because I was playing the cajon at the time"

That's actually me tonight, but it felt like a super San Francisco thing to say. 
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 19, 2014, 12:51:59 PM
Could be an everywhere thing

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/20/5a4evyte.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on July 19, 2014, 01:05:34 PM
Could be an everywhere thing

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/20/5a4evyte.jpg)

Yeah, have seen in mhk
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Tobias on July 21, 2014, 04:52:03 PM
i'm gonna have some Shmi/Lil' Baby Vader ones made for all the deadbeat dads out there
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 22, 2014, 03:13:30 PM
what $1 million buys you in SF:

http://blog.sfgate.com/ontheblock/2014/07/22/what-1-million-buys-you-in-s-f/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 23, 2014, 04:44:40 PM
for @sys

(http://snag.gy/FtywP.jpg)

(http://snag.gy/lUWbv.jpg)

:lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on July 24, 2014, 12:03:15 PM
 :curse:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 31, 2014, 07:40:24 PM
What a hero

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/01/u8u7usem.jpg)

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 14, 2014, 02:46:15 PM
median SF rent for a 2BR is over $4k

http://www.sfbg.com/politics/2014/08/13/san-francisco-rent-explosion-median-rent-two-bedroom-apartment-tops-4k#.U-0O-fB7cZU.twitter
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on August 14, 2014, 03:17:41 PM
can you imagine being so poor you had to live in lower nob hill?  it's not even nob hill, what loser poor person would live there i don't know but i'm sorry for them.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on August 14, 2014, 03:29:09 PM
I just saw our hotel prices for the Palace Hotel.  :eek: Holy eff! Whoever is paying for this wedding, has some $ to waste.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 14, 2014, 03:29:44 PM
Also, rumors (incorrect) of a bar/music venue closing brings out awesome strawman-destroying comments.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on August 14, 2014, 03:35:37 PM
well, both of your baseball teams suck crap  :lol: :Woot:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on August 14, 2014, 03:39:13 PM
Howdy from the Royals thread!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Stevesie60 on August 14, 2014, 03:39:28 PM
well, both of your baseball teams suck crap  :lol: :Woot:

Oh wow! :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 14, 2014, 04:25:53 PM
Also, rumors (incorrect) of a bar/music venue closing brings out awesome strawman-destroying comments.

whoops, forgot my link

http://sfist.com/2014/08/12/elbo_room_cafe_cocomo_sound_factory.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Fedor on August 14, 2014, 04:38:46 PM
Also, rumors (incorrect) of a bar/music venue closing brings out awesome strawman-destroying comments.

whoops, forgot my link

http://sfist.com/2014/08/12/elbo_room_cafe_cocomo_sound_factory.php
Holliday, who also manages and books The Chapel, says she feels like the venue will have to do what Slim's did and shell out more money for soundproofing: "We are going to end up with the same problem. It's baffling."
 :ROFL:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Cartierfor3 on August 14, 2014, 05:07:13 PM
well, both of your baseball teams suck crap  :lol: :Woot:

Oh wow! :lol:

Bay area? More like crap Baseball area  :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on August 18, 2014, 10:39:42 PM
Four-way stops, cream colored buildings, and tourists riding bikes across the Golden Gate Bridge and returning via ferry.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 18, 2014, 10:45:16 PM
ARE YOU HERE CHUM1?!?!??!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on August 18, 2014, 10:47:20 PM
the sharks having away games the week i'm in the bay area, that seems to be a sf thing  :curse:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on August 18, 2014, 10:47:34 PM
Yep, but leaving in the morning.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 18, 2014, 10:48:18 PM
the sharks having away games the week i'm in the bay area, that seems to be a sf thing  :curse:

what about the warriors?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on August 18, 2014, 11:01:38 PM
the sharks having away games the week i'm in the bay area, that seems to be a sf thing  :curse:

what about the warriors?

kings or twolves...  :Yuck:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on August 18, 2014, 11:06:51 PM
There must be hundreds of things I'd rather do in the area than go to a big time pro sports event.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on August 18, 2014, 11:11:46 PM
There must be hundreds of things I'd rather do in the area than go to a big time pro sports event.

sharks games are extremely fun and easily one of the biggest things i look forward to about visiting family in the area.  if i lived there, i would have some sort of season ticket package.

but i would agree with you in virtually any other city
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 18, 2014, 11:20:18 PM
seven also visits quite regularly
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 18, 2014, 11:45:20 PM
anyway, what did you do, chum? (I won't judge, I'm always curious)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on August 19, 2014, 09:58:30 AM
Fisherman's Wharf/Pier 39/Boat tour
North Beach/Telegraph Hill
Muir Woods
Sausalito
Golden Gate Park/Japanese Tea Garden
Marina district

Headed to Monterey and Point Lobos this morning.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Asteriskhead on August 19, 2014, 11:42:41 AM
man, I want to go to a Shark's game with seven. ERII can come too, if he wants. I guess.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 24, 2014, 10:21:28 AM
EARTHQUAKES

:runaway:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Dugout DickStone on August 24, 2014, 10:29:56 AM
EARTHQUAKES

:runaway:

Broke some wine bottles at LSOC bro in law apt.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on August 24, 2014, 10:37:17 AM
EARTHQUAKES

:runaway:

 :ohno:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 24, 2014, 10:37:30 AM
Nothing broken here but it definitely woke me up and shook for a good 20 seconds. Biggest since 89. :sdeek:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: WillieWatanabe on August 24, 2014, 10:39:08 AM
I think an Earthquake is up there on the terrifying natural disaster scale. :ohno:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ChiCat on August 24, 2014, 10:39:19 AM
I was going to start "talk crap on michigancat day" assuming his power was out.  Now what am I going to do with my afternoon  :frown:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on August 24, 2014, 10:41:54 AM
American Canyon is really close to my mom and she's not responding to texts. Maybe service is out?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: kim carnes on August 24, 2014, 10:42:34 AM
Nothing broken here but it definitely woke me up and shook for a good 20 seconds. Biggest since 89. :sdeek:

quit being dramatic, the quake was 50 miles north of you
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 24, 2014, 10:42:40 AM
I was going to start "talk crap on michigancat day" assuming his power was out.  Now what am I going to do with my afternoon  :frown:

You should stick with your original plan, it sounds like fun.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 24, 2014, 10:43:29 AM
Nothing broken here but it definitely woke me up and shook for a good 20 seconds. Biggest since 89. :sdeek:

quit being dramatic, the quake was 50 miles north of you

BIGGEST SINCE 1989
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ChiCat on August 24, 2014, 10:46:14 AM
I was going to start "talk crap on michigancat day" assuming his power was out.  Now what am I going to do with my afternoon  :frown:

You should stick with your original plan, it sounds like fun.

Goodness, talk about sucking all the fun out of it

(http://i1132.photobucket.com/albums/m572/Amy_Matthews/charliebrownsad.gif)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on August 24, 2014, 11:12:37 AM
Nothing broken here but it definitely woke me up and shook for a good 20 seconds. Biggest since 89. :sdeek:

didn't feel a thing.  and an overnight low of 66.   :cool:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 24, 2014, 11:16:23 AM
I went to a free concert in the mission yesterday and it got all the way up to 75, so I walked on the shady side of the street most of the way.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on August 24, 2014, 11:19:30 AM
I went to a free concert in the mission yesterday and it got all the way up to 75, so I walked on the shady side of the street most of the way.

i bet that makes it really hard to appreciate the wondrous first signs of the coming autumn.  poor bay areans.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on August 24, 2014, 08:38:41 PM
(https://31.media.tumblr.com/62874e829a613d72099b7dcf193a3115/tumblr_natr64K53N1rhl7q9o1_1280.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 25, 2014, 02:56:33 PM
(http://uptownalmanac.com/sites/default/files/styles/full-post-width/public/images-on-cdn/img_0069.jpeg?itok=UZbhJmFI)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on August 25, 2014, 03:05:00 PM
damn, that's vicious butthurt
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Dr Rick Daris on August 25, 2014, 03:11:57 PM
so are "techies" just really smart people who moved to san francisco for well paying jobs to match their skill set and "real san franciscans" are butthurt hayseed townies that are mad at the techies for taking "their" jobs and raising rent.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: WillieWatanabe on August 25, 2014, 03:15:31 PM
where do you walk, mich?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on August 25, 2014, 03:16:56 PM
mich, start using the term "san-fran'ers"
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on August 25, 2014, 03:17:40 PM
(https://i.chzbgr.com/maxW500/8298855168/h74F26589/)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Gooch on August 25, 2014, 03:19:47 PM
(https://i.chzbgr.com/maxW500/8298855168/h74F26589/)
I chuckled.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 25, 2014, 03:23:13 PM
so are "techies" just really smart people who moved to san francisco for well paying jobs to match their skill set and "real san franciscans" are butthurt hayseed townies that are mad at the techies for taking "their" jobs and raising rent.

no, the "real san franciscans" are the ones who moved to SF be a writer or something and jacked up the latino rent, now the techies are jacking up the rent of "real san franciscans". I think gays (non-tech) count as real san franciscans, too.

where do you walk, mich?

that photo isn't mine, it was taken on Valencia Street in the Mission.

http://uptownalmanac.com/2014/04/confused-valencia-street-now-segregating-techies-and-real-san-franciscans

but most of my walking is around Embarcadero, North Beach, Telegraph Hill and the REAL Mission (not Valencia LOL)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on August 25, 2014, 03:45:21 PM
Here's a guide to some of the issues:

http://www.cnet.com/vexed-in-the-city/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on August 25, 2014, 09:16:07 PM
(https://i.chzbgr.com/maxW500/8298855168/h74F26589/)
I chuckled.

the third caption killed it.  trust your audience.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on August 26, 2014, 10:53:46 AM
agree with sys
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 27, 2014, 12:53:22 PM
http://m.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2014/08/27/berkeley-resident-offers-to-rent-trunk-of-car-for-2000
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mr Bread on August 27, 2014, 04:07:59 PM
I think an Earthquake is up there on the terrifying natural disaster scale. :ohno:

If you're out standing in the middle of your yard then it's a big pussy. 
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Matt Mckee on August 28, 2014, 03:03:47 PM
Cool video of SF.

http://vimeo.com/62831216
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 28, 2014, 06:55:05 PM
It's burning man week, and dorks here LOOOOVE to talk about how the city is better with all the Burning Man Dorks at Burning Man.

Here was an enjoyable look at a stale topic:
http://www.sfgate.com/entertainment/article/14-ways-to-enjoy-S-F-during-Burning-Man-exodus-5716845.php

Here's the typical crap people write:
http://sfist.com/2014/08/21/your_weekend_itinerary_when_the_bur.php
Title: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on August 28, 2014, 08:06:30 PM
lol, just like MHK old townies talking about MHK in the summer
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 29, 2014, 10:56:07 AM
Cool video of SF.

http://vimeo.com/62831216

yes, thank you.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 02, 2014, 01:48:10 PM
(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BwiKeSUCEAEelA_.jpg:large)

/photo/1

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 02, 2014, 05:11:37 PM
Quote
electric unicycles all the rage

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on September 02, 2014, 05:15:12 PM
What's the point of 5 phones?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 02, 2014, 05:25:30 PM
What's the point of 5 phones?

run different taxi/rideshare apps at the same time, I guess. Not sure exactly what this guy's doing, but theoretically a private driver could have a phone for Uber, one for Lyft, one for Sidecar, etc.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on September 02, 2014, 06:00:17 PM
Do iphones not mutitask or something?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 02, 2014, 06:08:58 PM
Do iphones not mutitask or something?

I know Uber gives you your own phone that you have to use to drive for them. I think a lot of these services often assign pickups to the first driver that responds, so you're probably most likely to get the pickups you want running multiple phones at once. And you could have one as gps, and one to track your stocks or something.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on September 02, 2014, 06:10:27 PM
Do iphones not mutitask or something?

I know Uber gives you your own phone that you have to use to drive for them. I think a lot of these services often assign pickups to the first driver that responds, so you're probably most likely to get the pickups you want running multiple phones at once. And you could have one as gps, and one to track your stocks or something.

Ok, makes much more sense  :cheers:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 03, 2014, 07:10:00 PM
(http://sfist.com/attachments/SFist_Jay/poop-map.jpg)

http://sfist.com/2014/09/03/photo_du_jour_poop_map.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on September 03, 2014, 07:40:47 PM
The detail I most remember about this is multiple mentions of poop on the street.

http://youtu.be/mp4eAkQbieQ
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on September 03, 2014, 07:52:42 PM
The detail I most remember about this is multiple mentions of poop on the street.

http://youtu.be/mp4eAkQbieQ

got lost in the tenderloin once (very similar to that guy, i was just exploring from the north at city hall) and saw 2 logs of poop during my journey.  both really long and of firm consistency, which surprised me because i wouldn't think someone shitting in the street would have the necessary nutrition for a healthy poop like that.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 04, 2014, 10:05:16 AM
I saw human crap at least twice on my ten minute walk to work this morning. I almost stopped to take photos but decided against it.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ben ji on September 04, 2014, 10:14:09 AM
I saw human crap at least twice on my ten minute walk to work this morning. I almost stopped to take photos but decided against it.

Was someone trying to make a statement? Or does this happen a lot?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 04, 2014, 10:16:29 AM
I saw human crap at least twice on my ten minute walk to work this morning. I almost stopped to take photos but decided against it.

Was someone trying to make a statement? Or does this happen a lot?
I saw human crap at least twice on my ten minute walk to work this morning. I almost stopped to take photos but decided against it.

Was someone trying to make a statement? Or does this happen a lot?

homeless people just crap on the sidewalk.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ben ji on September 04, 2014, 10:17:24 AM
What in the world....this aint India.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on September 04, 2014, 10:20:40 AM
i think they should forcibly remove all the homeless people from the bay area
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ben ji on September 04, 2014, 10:22:57 AM
i think they should forcibly remove all the homeless people from the bay area

Maybe set up designated "area's/camps" to put all these people in until we can find a Final Solution?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 04, 2014, 10:39:53 AM
What in the world....this aint India.

Every morning the sidewalks downtown are power washed to get rid of the crap. The drought has brought water usage restrictions and fines that has people concerned that there will now be too much human crap everywhere.

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/S-F-to-water-agency-We-need-to-spray-away-our-5616104.php

http://sfist.com/2014/07/14/state_water_usage_rules_to_cause_fe.php

http://sfist.com/2014/05/15/san_franciscos_feces-covered_street.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: CNS on September 04, 2014, 10:59:48 AM
How much would a public toilet or two cost?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 04, 2014, 11:01:31 AM
How much would a public toilet or two cost?

There are at least two within a block of where I saw one pile of crap this morning. (In front of the Hyatt at Market and California).
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on September 04, 2014, 11:25:34 AM

i think they should forcibly remove all the homeless people from the bay area

Maybe set up designated "area's/camps" to put all these people in until we can find a Final Solution?
move them to Mexico - seems like a decent trade for Uncle Sam
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on September 04, 2014, 01:15:17 PM
How much would a public toilet or two cost?

They are all over the place
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Emo EMAW on September 04, 2014, 06:08:07 PM
Colleague (Calfornian) just called it "San Franpsycho."  :ROFL:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 04, 2014, 06:14:07 PM
Colleague (Calfornian) just called it "San Franpsycho."  :ROFL:

wow that's crazy http://www.sanfranpsycho.com/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on September 04, 2014, 06:23:22 PM
It sounds like poop on the street may be the most San Francisco thing so far.

And, yeah, I've never seen anywhere near as many public toilets anywhere else, which is also kind of a poop on the street thing.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: CNS on September 04, 2014, 07:35:28 PM
Grass roots (bowel)movement.  What are their demands?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on September 04, 2014, 09:18:19 PM
In July of 2012, an escalator at the Civic Center BART Station grinded to a halt. When work crews disassembled the ailing device, they discovered that an excess of human urine and fecal matter had gummed up the gears. So much so that the city was forced to call in a hazardous-materials team to remove the problem.

“We’d already seen almost half of the centers close,” Friedenbach recalled, “so we figured out how many pounds of feces the public facilities kept off the street.” Friedenbach and company estimated that the cost of cutting back or getting rid of drop-in centers altogether would be over 58,000 pounds of human feces on the streets of San Francisco. Unsurprisingly, the city backed down.

http://www.thebolditalic.com/articles/3758-why-is-there-so-much-human-crap-on-the-streets
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on September 04, 2014, 09:20:20 PM
Ooh! Pics of the escalator!

http://m.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Human-waste-shuts-down-BART-escalators-3735981.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on September 04, 2014, 09:31:32 PM
http://humanfecesonmystreet.tumblr.com
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on September 04, 2014, 09:37:41 PM
Mahoney's is one of two alley crews that are constantly engaged in steam-cleaning the streets. They work eight-hour shifts, five days a week, refilling their 250-gallon spray tank two or three times a day.

And they can't keep up.

http://m.sfgate.com/bayarea/nevius/article/Funds-short-for-S-F-s-No-1-and-No-2-issue-5479025.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on September 04, 2014, 09:47:32 PM
i had no idea.  san franciscans should be ashamed and embarrassed. 

if they can't handle their city then they should hand it back over and move somewhere else.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 04, 2014, 10:43:59 PM
Mahoney's is one of two alley crews that are constantly engaged in steam-cleaning the streets. They work eight-hour shifts, five days a week, refilling their 250-gallon spray tank two or three times a day.

And they can't keep up.

http://m.sfgate.com/bayarea/nevius/article/Funds-short-for-S-F-s-No-1-and-No-2-issue-5479025.php

I love that they call them "steamer requests"
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 14, 2014, 01:50:11 PM
getting really upset w/ the results of a best burrito contest. (that crowned a SF place the winner)

http://sfist.com/2014/09/11/la_taqueria_makes_the_best_burrito.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 14, 2014, 01:57:45 PM
A Mexican restaurant named "Bandidos" was pressured into changing its name. I enjoyed some of the quotes this article:

http://sf.eater.com/archives/2014/09/11/bandidos_changing_its_name_after_racism_accusations.php

Quote
consulting chef Jamie Lauren commented that "I hate to call [Bandidos' cuisine] white people Mexican food, but it is,"

Quote
"It was never the most popular ethnic slur, but I'm familiar with that term being used as a slur from those old movies in the '30s and '40s, where all the villains were Mexican. Even some younger Latinos might think that think this is stupid, but it's because they never had to live with that. Older Latino activists fought so that name wouldn't be used."
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 15, 2014, 11:57:18 AM
http://dudesinstartupshirts.tumblr.com/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on September 15, 2014, 12:11:08 PM
Should we do Sonoma Thursday or Friday? I hear it's pretty crazy on the weekends out there.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on September 15, 2014, 12:12:22 PM
http://dudesinstartupshirts.tumblr.com/

the uber tank / ice cream cone / white bans guy is the best
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 15, 2014, 12:13:41 PM
Should we do Sonoma Thursday or Friday? I hear it's pretty crazy on the weekends out there.

what are you going to do if you aren't in Sonoma?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on September 15, 2014, 12:17:45 PM
Should we do Sonoma Thursday or Friday? I hear it's pretty crazy on the weekends out there.

what are you going to do if you aren't in Sonoma?
We really don't have any plans as of right now. Her family is showing up at different times (thursday and friday) and we really want to see wine country one of the days we're there. We'll be there pretty early on Thursday. We're taking the earliest flight possible.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on September 15, 2014, 12:19:19 PM
Also, I heard salmon is in season there this time of year. :lick:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 15, 2014, 12:23:00 PM
Honestly I think wine country is pretty boring so I don't think it matters which day you go.

I thought you were watching the game w/ your buddy michicat Thursday?*


*I don't know if I can actually make it
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on September 15, 2014, 12:35:40 PM
Honestly I think wine country is pretty boring so I don't think it matters which day you go.

I thought you were watching the game w/ your buddy michicat Thursday?*


*I don't know if I can actually make it
Yes! If you can make it, I'd definitely like for you to join us. I have no clue where they're wanting to go to watch it, but it's on. If you can't make it, no biggie. I should be around all four days. I feel like I need tro do the wine thing for Ms. wacky. She's loves that stuff.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 15, 2014, 12:41:48 PM
Honestly I think wine country is pretty boring so I don't think it matters which day you go.

I thought you were watching the game w/ your buddy michicat Thursday?*


*I don't know if I can actually make it
Yes! If you can make it, I'd definitely like for you to join us. I have no clue where they're wanting to go to watch it, but it's on. If you can't make it, no biggie. I should be around all four days. I feel like I need tro do the wine thing for Ms. wacky. She's loves that stuff.

so you have plans already? where? PM plz

If you have plans to watch the game in SF I'd go to Sonoma on Friday. You'll probably want the whole day (or most of it) if you go.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on September 15, 2014, 12:43:05 PM
Honestly I think wine country is pretty boring so I don't think it matters which day you go.

I thought you were watching the game w/ your buddy michicat Thursday?*


*I don't know if I can actually make it
Yes! If you can make it, I'd definitely like for you to join us. I have no clue where they're wanting to go to watch it, but it's on. If you can't make it, no biggie. I should be around all four days. I feel like I need tro do the wine thing for Ms. wacky. She's loves that stuff.
Good to know. I'll PM you shortly.

so you have plans already? where? PM plz

If you have plans to watch the game in SF I'd go to Sonoma on Friday. You'll probably want the whole day (or most of it) if you go.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: kim carnes on September 20, 2014, 12:27:49 AM
found this while looking for a neighborhood map of san francisco

(http://www.missionmission.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/map-of-san-francisco-neighborhoods.png)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: CNS on September 20, 2014, 10:22:25 AM
Nope looks promising.   I mean, there apparently isn't any urine there.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: bubbles4ksu on September 20, 2014, 11:13:24 AM
i guess this comment is old but i recently came across it and it made me really excited. is this a common feeling about parties in the area?

Quote
“I really feel like Mike Judge has never been to Burning Man, which is Silicon Valley…If you haven’t been, you just don’t get it. You could take the craziest L.A. party and multiply it by a thousand, and it doesn’t even get rough ridin' close to what’s in Silicon Valley..
Musk then goes on to explain why he believes this is so.

“The parties in Silicon Valley are amazing because people don’t care about how they’re perceived socially, which I don’t think Mike [Judge] got. Hollywood is a place where people always care about what the public will think of them … and the show felt more like that,” he said. “I’ve lived in Hollywood 12 years, and I’ve never been to a rough ridin' good party.”
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on September 20, 2014, 11:19:15 AM
Nope looks promising.   I mean, there apparently isn't any urine there.
My feet started to blister here and I had to take off my sandals and walk. Looks like I was walking in urine.  :frown:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 20, 2014, 11:44:45 AM
i guess this comment is old but i recently came across it and it made me really excited. is this a common feeling about parties in the area?

Quote
“I really feel like Mike Judge has never been to Burning Man, which is Silicon Valley…If you haven’t been, you just don’t get it. You could take the craziest L.A. party and multiply it by a thousand, and it doesn’t even get rough ridin' close to what’s in Silicon Valley..
Musk then goes on to explain why he believes this is so.

“The parties in Silicon Valley are amazing because people don’t care about how they’re perceived socially, which I don’t think Mike [Judge] got. Hollywood is a place where people always care about what the public will think of them … and the show felt more like that,” he said. “I’ve lived in Hollywood 12 years, and I’ve never been to a rough ridin' good party.”

LOL, what is that from?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 20, 2014, 11:45:09 AM
Nope looks promising.   I mean, there apparently isn't any urine there.
My feet started to blister here and I had to take off my sandals and walk. Looks like I was walking in urine.  :frown:

Did you not smell urine everywhere you went?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on September 20, 2014, 11:54:54 AM
Nope looks promising.   I mean, there apparently isn't any urine there.
My feet started to blister here and I had to take off my sandals and walk. Looks like I was walking in urine.  :frown:

Did you not smell urine everywhere you went?
lol. Good point.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: bubbles4ksu on September 20, 2014, 12:31:32 PM
i guess this comment is old but i recently came across it and it made me really excited. is this a common feeling about parties in the area?

Quote
“I really feel like Mike Judge has never been to Burning Man, which is Silicon Valley…If you haven’t been, you just don’t get it. You could take the craziest L.A. party and multiply it by a thousand, and it doesn’t even get rough ridin' close to what’s in Silicon Valley..
Musk then goes on to explain why he believes this is so.

“The parties in Silicon Valley are amazing because people don’t care about how they’re perceived socially, which I don’t think Mike [Judge] got. Hollywood is a place where people always care about what the public will think of them … and the show felt more like that,” he said. “I’ve lived in Hollywood 12 years, and I’ve never been to a rough ridin' good party.”

LOL, what is that from?

http://nextshark.com/elon-musk-thinks-silicon-valley-throws-better-parties-than-los-angeles/ (http://nextshark.com/elon-musk-thinks-silicon-valley-throws-better-parties-than-los-angeles/)

http://techcrunch.com/2014/09/04/elon-musk-is-right-burning-man-is-silicon-valley/ (http://techcrunch.com/2014/09/04/elon-musk-is-right-burning-man-is-silicon-valley/)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on September 20, 2014, 06:50:42 PM
Hey @michigancat! What's this weird ass game where they bounce a ball off a trampoline at the parks? :confused:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 20, 2014, 06:54:31 PM
Hey @michigancat! What's this weird ass game where they bounce a ball off a trampoline at the parks? :confused:

no idea
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on September 20, 2014, 06:55:14 PM
Hey @michigancat! What's this weird ass game where they bounce a ball off a trampoline at the parks? :confused:

no idea
Huh. I'm seeing it at all the parks.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Cartierfor3 on September 20, 2014, 07:17:36 PM
Like this fan man?

(http://sfcitizen.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/7J7C4887-copy2.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on September 20, 2014, 10:43:36 PM
YES!!!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: kim carnes on September 21, 2014, 12:59:45 AM
it's called spike ball according to the picture
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on September 22, 2014, 11:21:33 PM
My mom's husband is apparently going to start driving for uber cause he's bored and they let non-citizens do it
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 13, 2014, 06:45:00 PM
This video of white guys kicking local kids off a soccer field because the white guys had a permit has been a huge story.

http://www.missionmission.org/2014/10/13/mission-soccer-field-controversy/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on October 13, 2014, 06:54:24 PM
The fact that that has been a huge story is disastrously weird.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 13, 2014, 06:56:41 PM
http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/10/13/opinion/will-boom-lead-to-bust-in-silicon-valley.html?referrer=

:runaway:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on October 13, 2014, 07:42:55 PM
those Dropbox guys should have beaten those kids asses
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on October 20, 2014, 03:23:06 PM
not San Francisco but definitely in the spirit of the thread

http://www.brickunderground.com/blog/2014/09/moving_out_of_bed_stuy?sr_source=lift_simplereach (http://www.brickunderground.com/blog/2014/09/moving_out_of_bed_stuy?sr_source=lift_simplereach)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on October 20, 2014, 03:25:05 PM
well, both of your baseball teams suck crap  :lol: :Woot:

            (http://curezone.com/upload/Members/new03/point_up.png)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: bubbles4ksu on October 20, 2014, 07:24:50 PM
@RattoCSN is a great follow for bay area sports.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 22, 2014, 03:09:11 PM
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: CNS on October 22, 2014, 06:42:09 PM
My mom's husband is apparently going to start driving for uber cause he's bored and they let non-citizens do it

Great idea for non citizen bored ppl.  Start a YouTube chan teaching ppl like me how to cook food from their home country.   Don't even care what the home country is.  Just post the top ten and see if that rolls you into a yakoff smirnoff type version of a cooking show.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: wiley on October 22, 2014, 07:03:14 PM
Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals are playing at the Filmore while i am in town.  Always wanted to see a show there, does anyone have an opinion on the venue?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on October 22, 2014, 07:18:57 PM
He's Canadian so he pretty much just cooks American food. It's really good tho
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 22, 2014, 10:59:58 PM
Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals are playing at the Filmore while i am in town.  Always wanted to see a show there, does anyone have an opinion on the venue?

It's pretty cool. Make sure to find the poster room (which as the name implies has shitloads of old posters. Watching a show there is nothing particularly special, but you get free apples when you walk in and everyone gets a show poster when you leave if the show sells out.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: wiley on October 22, 2014, 11:01:02 PM
Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals are playing at the Filmore while i am in town.  Always wanted to see a show there, does anyone have an opinion on the venue?

It's pretty cool. Make sure to find the poster room (which as the name implies has shitloads of old posters. Watching a show there is nothing particularly special, but you get free apples when you walk in and everyone gets a show poster when you leave if the show sells out.
That's awesome, thanks
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on October 22, 2014, 11:10:15 PM
I found it interesting that their baseball team allows the guy who shot up all those ppl in the theater in Denver to play baseball for them.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on October 23, 2014, 08:35:00 AM
well, both of your baseball teams suck crap  :lol: :Woot:

(http://scaredpantsless.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/am-ps-check-em.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on October 23, 2014, 05:27:51 PM


I love that she delivers this tidy soliloquy while drinking an OE 40 oz.  :sdeek:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 30, 2014, 03:41:01 PM
http://gawker.com/my-uber-is-down-there-san-francisco-hero-stands-up-1652954781
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on November 06, 2014, 07:15:06 AM
"Lilith Bear"

http://m.sfweekly.com/shookdown/2014/11/05/meet-munecas-the-brains-and-lipliner-behind-lilith-bear
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on November 19, 2014, 04:18:28 PM
Quote
Jennifer Wong created this (Human) Wasteland Map from reported craps provided by DataSF. The playful poop map allows you to search by address to reveal see your chances of stepping in a turd. You can also search more broadly by neighborhood and the map will show you where poop’s been found, but unfortunately, about 4,000 data points from January to June of 2013 is all the information that has been made available so far. Wong says that heat map represents the entire data set and you can report new shits at the top of the page

http://jennz0r.github.io/wasteland/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on November 19, 2014, 06:56:55 PM
The more you zoom out, the bigger the poop circle gets.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 10, 2014, 05:16:01 PM
preemptively cancelling school because of a rainstorm

http://sfist.com/2014/12/10/sf_public_schools_to_close_because.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: bubbles4ksu on December 10, 2014, 05:19:53 PM
70mph winds would close some schools in KS
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 10, 2014, 06:05:27 PM
There won't be 70 mph winds
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on December 11, 2014, 11:37:34 PM
lol @ michigancat.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Tobias on December 11, 2014, 11:40:22 PM
oh wow.  science
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 11, 2014, 11:51:14 PM
Still raining. :sdeek:

Seriously though, the east bay is just fine
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on December 12, 2014, 01:08:16 AM
i'm sorry you had to take care of your own children for a day, michigancat.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 18, 2014, 03:34:47 PM
painful

http://www.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2014/04/14/jack-halprin-as-a-google-attorney-i-need-the-homes-of-7-teachers-and-heres-why
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on December 18, 2014, 03:40:39 PM
I'm guessing that the rains cleaned the crap off the sidewalks
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 18, 2014, 03:41:28 PM
I'm guessing that the rains cleaned the crap off the sidewalks

I did see someone pissing in a parking garage when I got lunch today. so there's that.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on December 18, 2014, 03:42:20 PM
70 mph winds will fix that too
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on December 18, 2014, 08:21:04 PM
But it's blowing on all our friends
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: nicname on December 24, 2014, 02:05:21 AM
uber guy is in big trouble.

http://www.theverge.com/2014/12/24/7445843/uber-ceo-two-years-in-prison-for-operating-illegal-taxi-service-korea
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on December 24, 2014, 04:15:29 PM
table of 5 asians sipping water out of ketchup containers at a burger place
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on December 24, 2014, 06:02:54 PM
going back to SF in March. Hope I don't step in poop.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 29, 2014, 07:44:07 PM
http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/san-francisco-schools-transformed-power-meditation-n276301
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 29, 2014, 07:44:35 PM
http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/san-francisco-schools-transformed-power-meditation-n276301
Other SF things: I genuinely think this is a very good idea.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 30, 2014, 07:17:13 PM
https://www.etsy.com/listing/216020230/dykes-and-ducks-2015-calendar
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: TheHamburglar on December 30, 2014, 07:39:35 PM
http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/san-francisco-schools-transformed-power-meditation-n276301
Other SF things: I genuinely think this is a very good idea.

Mrs. Hamburg teaches 7th grade.  Her school has a rule that every period must start with 5 minutes of silent bell work. It's not meditation, but it has to be set up so the students can come in, know what to do  by reading the board, and work silently for 5 minutes without the teacher saying a word.  They all think it's great because they get to start every period with a calm class that's ready to listen.  After 5 minutes of silence the 12 year olds want anything to pay attention to.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on December 30, 2014, 07:47:17 PM
that sounds pretty good.  15 minutes in the middle of the day doesn't seem like it'd be as effective, but whatever works  :thumbs:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 07, 2015, 06:17:51 PM
SF liberals have a tough time grappling the morals of foie gras

http://sfist.com/2015/01/07/breaking_california_foie_gras_ban_s.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 12, 2015, 04:21:46 PM
still a thing

http://sfist.com/2015/01/12/pictures_from_this_years_no_pants_s.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mr Bread on January 12, 2015, 05:42:35 PM
so the fran is a place to go live if you look like crap but still want to feel like you're better than other people and need a reason -- you live in the fran nevermind you're rough ridin' gross!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 14, 2015, 02:04:39 PM
two dogs named "Mochi" stolen in a week

http://www.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2015/01/14/wait-another-dog-named-mochi-is-stolen-in-san-francisco

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 16, 2015, 01:37:14 PM
http://www.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2015/01/15/haight-ashbury-man-creates-hippie-trap-to-catch-and-release-feral-hippies
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 16, 2015, 09:01:10 PM
I've seen a guy take one on Bart

http://m.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2015/01/16/normal-guy-seen-riding-a-penny-farthing-down-market-street-like-its-no-big-deal
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 16, 2015, 09:10:27 PM
Here it is

(http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/16/844fccccb45e48edbe932aaeb68293b1.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 28, 2015, 01:59:49 PM
http://sfist.com/2015/01/28/theres_now_a_petition_to_stop_the_g.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on January 29, 2015, 09:24:12 AM
Hey Mich, we're thinking about doing a destination wedding there at her aunts house. I'll have to give you the deets when that times comes around if you're interested.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: meow meow on January 29, 2015, 09:42:25 AM
I've honestly never heard of a destination wedding at someone's aunt's house.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on January 29, 2015, 09:45:04 AM
I've honestly never heard of a destination wedding at someone's aunt's house.
JFC. Take a break man.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on January 29, 2015, 09:45:49 AM
Her aunts house ftr, sits on a valley over looking the golden gate bridge. Find someone else to follow around, weirdo.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 29, 2015, 09:46:34 AM
That sounds lovely, wacky
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: meow meow on January 29, 2015, 09:47:10 AM
i'm just saying I've never heard of that, geez lighten up dork, hur hur
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: puniraptor on January 29, 2015, 11:54:16 AM
we almost had a destination wedding at my wife's aunt's house on a missouri ranch.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 29, 2015, 12:02:32 PM
we almost had a destination wedding at my wife's aunt's house on a missouri ranch.

that also would have been very lovely.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mr Bread on January 29, 2015, 12:07:52 PM
I've honestly never heard of a destination wedding at someone's aunt's house.
JFC. Take a break man.

Quote
Not to be confused with an elopement, a destination wedding is one in which a wedding is hosted, often in a vacation-like setting, at a location to which most of the invited guests must travel and often stay for several days. This could be a beach ceremony in the tropics, a lavish event in a metropolitan resort, or a simple ceremony at the home of a geographically distant friend or relative.

 :surprised:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mr Bread on January 29, 2015, 12:10:05 PM
In other words why don't you go ahead and push your dick up into your own body and let the adults talk about the fran, meow meow.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mr Bread on January 29, 2015, 12:10:43 PM
Feel free to do that while standing in your corner or not.  It doesn't really matter as long as it gets done. 
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on January 29, 2015, 12:18:35 PM
 :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on January 29, 2015, 12:36:24 PM
lol
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: meow meow on January 29, 2015, 12:49:41 PM
lmao
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 29, 2015, 08:19:58 PM
http://www.missionmission.org/2015/01/29/this-is-not-how-you-go-about-promoting-your-app/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on January 29, 2015, 08:50:20 PM
Man, bread, sometimes
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Asteriskhead on January 29, 2015, 10:31:34 PM
Man, bread, sometimes

I greatly enjoy his posting.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 03, 2015, 01:50:12 PM
outdoor events

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Hi everyone,

Unfortunately, due to the rainy forecast, we've been forced to cancel our Be Mine cocktail party on Friday, February 6th. Although we're thrilled that San Francisco is finally getting some much needed rain, the timing couldn't have been worse for our outdoor party.

We'll still be waiving all adoption fees February 6th - 8th. Stop by either of our shelters this weekend and we'll help you find the purr-fect furry Valentine! Click here to view our adoptable animals.

Thanks for your understanding, and we look forward to seeing you at our next event!

Best,

Krista
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 05, 2015, 11:02:44 PM
it's always about the rent

(http://big.assets.huffingtonpost.com/2015_SFRent.png)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on February 05, 2015, 11:09:47 PM
Wow! No wonder why you asked how big our hotel room was. That's crazy!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 8manpick on February 06, 2015, 08:37:37 AM
it's always about the rent

(http://big.assets.huffingtonpost.com/2015_SFRent.png)
Disclaimer: I've never been to northern California

Actual question, how much is San Francisco skewed by how small and affluent it is? Chicago and New York (and KC for that matter) have significant areas of the city that are shitty which drags the median rent down significantly. It seems like San Francisco calls their analogous areas "Oakland". 

Also, great thread to find another instance of wackattack telling someone to stop following him around
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on February 06, 2015, 10:17:00 AM
the peninsula creates the most effective zoning ever
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 06, 2015, 10:30:30 AM
it's always about the rent

(http://big.assets.huffingtonpost.com/2015_SFRent.png)
Disclaimer: I've never been to northern California

Actual question, how much is San Francisco skewed by how small and affluent it is? Chicago and New York (and KC for that matter) have significant areas of the city that are shitty which drags the median rent down significantly. It seems like San Francisco calls their analogous areas "Oakland". 

Also, great thread to find another instance of wackattack telling someone to stop following him around
There's that plus they won't build anything new. There are still plenty of shockingly shitty areas of San Francisco, though. Like, the Tenderloin has to be one of the shittiest neighborhoods in the country.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 06, 2015, 11:39:44 PM
http://brokeassstuart.com/blog/2015/02/06/google-map-shows-san-francisco-man-passed-out-with-his-pants-down/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 10, 2015, 10:49:11 PM
gah, such douchebags

http://www.thebolditalic.com/articles/6827-anonymous-answers-to-what-keeps-you-in-sf-
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 16, 2015, 01:14:28 PM
seriously, some of these tech guys on twitter - something like this seems to happen ALL THE TIME:

http://sfist.com/2015/02/16/airbnb_ceo_apologizes_for_gandhi_co.php

which leads to this:

http://hoodline.com/2015/02/local-muni-shelters-a-target-for-persistent-anti-tech-graffiti
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Gooch on February 16, 2015, 02:29:49 PM
T's and P's to Trim. :sdeek:



Also did not know Vegas was cheap as crap.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Asteriskhead on February 16, 2015, 10:22:54 PM
T's and P's to Trim. :sdeek:



Also did not know Vegas was cheap as crap.

there are some absolute shithole areas of Vegas.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 13, 2015, 12:50:13 PM
I have seen roughly a billion people share dozens of articles about this dive bar maybe being torn down and replaced by condos

http://sfist.com/2015/03/13/condo_building_replacing_lucky_13_j.php

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 29, 2015, 09:45:23 PM
Someone stole my bicycle seat and I want to murder them
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: puniraptor on March 29, 2015, 10:49:53 PM
Great invention alert: life-like pile of synthetic human sidewalk feces you can deposit on your bike seat to repel theft.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mr Bread on March 30, 2015, 09:45:07 AM
Someone stole my bicycle seat and I want to murder them

 :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 30, 2015, 09:51:09 AM
Murder may be a bit too much. I was a tad drunk when I made the discovery. They also took my headlight, and I'm not happy about it.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on March 30, 2015, 10:02:28 AM
mods- pls add- extremely stressful, homicidal thoughts, and alcohol induced rage to the San Francisco things list
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on March 30, 2015, 10:23:52 AM
Mods also add: Stupid things to leave on your bike in SF . . . while drunk.

Thanks
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Brock Landers on March 30, 2015, 11:14:00 AM
Kind of a weird thing to steal, unless it was some fancy after market bike seat with nice padding or something.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on March 30, 2015, 11:23:58 AM
Kind of a weird thing to steal, unless it was some fancy after market bike seat with nice padding or something.

bicycle thieves probably steal quite a few bikes without seats.  also people that have lost their bicycle seat may need to buy one cheap.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 30, 2015, 11:28:06 AM
Kind of a weird thing to steal, unless it was some fancy after market bike seat with nice padding or something.

It's fairly common. Mine wasn't particularly nice, though.]
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Brock Landers on March 30, 2015, 11:33:00 AM
Kind of a weird thing to steal, unless it was some fancy after market bike seat with nice padding or something.

bicycle thieves probably steal quite a few bikes without seats.  also people that have lost their bicycle seat may need to buy one cheap.

Hmmm, that sort of makes sense.  Guess I should have tried to get in the mind of a thief to see the value in stealing a seat.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on March 30, 2015, 12:54:20 PM
after watching people walk around carrying bike seats so they don't get stolen I have wondered why they don't swap out the adjustable clamp with tamperproof hardware, I doubt many commuters change their seat height much.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on March 30, 2015, 05:45:20 PM
There are cables to lock your seat too but it looks like a huge pain in the ass
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 30, 2015, 05:49:51 PM
There are cables to lock your seat too but it looks like a huge pain in the ass

yeah, I'm definitely going to be using a regular screw from now on.

And what sucks is it got stolen in a place that I would normally never park but I was running late and would have missed my train if I had parked it in my normal spot and I actually wasn't running late because I misread the email about when I was supposed to arrive. :frown:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 01, 2015, 01:44:33 PM
https://www.facebook.com/events/453329218152786/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on April 01, 2015, 04:34:18 PM
http://www.thebolditalic.com/articles/7154-what-our-office-learned-working-naked-for-one-month-ironically-nsfw-

#NSFR

Have we talked about this, Mich?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on April 01, 2015, 07:54:21 PM
what's the R for wacky?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on April 01, 2015, 07:55:32 PM
what's the R for wacky?
typo I think. Don't look at it guys if you're at work!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on April 18, 2015, 01:42:16 PM
http://www.upout.com/blog/san-francisco-3/theres-a-goat-festival-on-saturday?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=UpOutSF&utm_campaign=freepost

OMG!  :love: @Michigancat
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 18, 2015, 01:50:58 PM
http://www.upout.com/blog/san-francisco-3/theres-a-goat-festival-on-saturday?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=UpOutSF&utm_campaign=freepost

OMG!  :love: @Michigancat

https://www.facebook.com/events/453329218152786/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on April 18, 2015, 01:53:30 PM
 :thumbs: Missed it. That looks amazing!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on May 06, 2015, 05:05:21 PM
http://www.upout.com/blog/san-francisco-3/5-castles-that-are-cheaper-than-an-apartment-in-san-francisco (http://www.upout.com/blog/san-francisco-3/5-castles-that-are-cheaper-than-an-apartment-in-san-francisco)

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 06, 2015, 05:16:52 PM
those castles seem cheap!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on May 06, 2015, 05:21:02 PM
yeah that was more surprising imo
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 19, 2015, 12:20:02 PM
I will never own property in San Francisco

http://sfist.com/2015/05/19/18th_street_duplex_sells_for_114_pe.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 19, 2015, 12:21:23 PM
I will never own property in San Francisco

http://sfist.com/2015/05/19/18th_street_duplex_sells_for_114_pe.php

A note on this: the supervisor for this district proposed a moratorium on new market rate housing in this neighborhood, because working-class families are being displaced. It's so absurd.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: TheProdigiousTalent on May 20, 2015, 02:18:58 AM
Serious question: why doesn't SF build some massive condo towers to house the hordes of boring tech people with money who want to live there?  This could retain some of what's left of the city's character (assuming they're tearing down warehouses rather than victorians to build them), reduce demand for older housing, and liven up the small timey skyline.  They really should have a chat with Vancover and Seattle about their more practical approaches to city planning.  It seems pretty obvious that severe housing supply contraints are to blame here.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on May 20, 2015, 06:40:03 AM
Because they don't want to
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 20, 2015, 07:21:21 AM
Serious question: why doesn't SF build some massive condo towers to house the hordes of boring tech people with money who want to live there?  This could retain some of what's left of the city's character (assuming they're tearing down warehouses rather than victorians to build them), reduce demand for older housing, and liven up the small timey skyline.  They really should have a chat with Vancover and Seattle about their more practical approaches to city planning.  It seems pretty obvious that severe housing supply contraints are to blame here.
Like lib said...they don't what to. This project was replacing a parking lot and tennis courts, went to a vote, and got destroyed:

http://m.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/8-Washington-condo-project-loses-big-in-S-F-4958982.php

There's also a project at honestly the shittiest intersection in the city that replaces a burger king that people are currently going apeshit over (and is a factor in the proposed moratorium):

http://abc7news.com/realestate/sf-activists-protest-monster-in-the-mission-project/544834

At the same time, the people against any new market rate housing recognize a supply problem because they also hate Airbnb for taking so much residential housing off the market. (And they actually have a point there)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on May 20, 2015, 09:54:46 AM
8 Washington doesn't look like the misplaced tower or "wall" that I'd imagined. Sort of reinforces the idea to me that people objected to it more on (perhaps misguided) principle than anything, which I'm totally fine with.

http://8washington.com/plan_overview.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 20, 2015, 11:20:53 AM
chum1, I think you would enjoy the Vanishing SF facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/Vanishingsf
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on May 20, 2015, 02:30:10 PM
chum1, I think you would enjoy the Vanishing SF facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/Vanishingsf

Lots of fascinating stuff there. I'm intrigued by the Mayor, the startup city, and whatever the hell is going on here:

(https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/v/t1.0-9/11078147_10152799647267644_8533301534278823797_n.jpg?oh=e4260a693afedd89c96e3291214bc594&oe=560A11B7)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 20, 2015, 02:32:36 PM
chum1, I think you would enjoy the Vanishing SF facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/Vanishingsf

Lots of fascinating stuff there. I'm intrigued by the Mayor, the startup city, and whatever the hell is going on here:

(https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/v/t1.0-9/11078147_10152799647267644_8533301534278823797_n.jpg?oh=e4260a693afedd89c96e3291214bc594&oe=560A11B7)
Ron Conway (the white guy) is a big airbnb investor that that site hates and the puppy is SF Mayor Ed Lee.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 20, 2015, 05:32:21 PM
"Leap" transit has been pretty hilarious to follow. It was a pretty ridiculous concept where you ride on "fancy" buses on a single route between the Marina (the fratty neighborhood) to the Financial District. I'd see them from time-to-time and they were always empty.

They took out the ADA capabilities on their buses, got some crap from it in the media, and then got shut down:

http://sfist.com/2015/05/20/cease_and_desist_letter_brings_leap.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 21, 2015, 01:21:44 PM
http://sfist.com/2015/05/21/nsfw_topless_black_lives_matter_pro.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 22, 2015, 01:56:29 PM
http://www.missionmission.org/2015/05/22/valet-parking-for-an-open-house-event-last-night-on-bryant-street/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 27, 2015, 12:24:29 PM
http://articles.latimes.com/1985-04-03/news/mn-28445_1_san-francisco-s-skyline
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 27, 2015, 12:24:58 PM
I read half of that article before I realized it was thirty years old
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on May 27, 2015, 04:12:46 PM
http://www.upout.com/blog/san-francisco-3/5-castles-that-are-cheaper-than-an-apartment-in-san-francisco (http://www.upout.com/blog/san-francisco-3/5-castles-that-are-cheaper-than-an-apartment-in-san-francisco)

it looks like the castle in the marche is just a restored watchtower.  the rest of the building is presumably unrestored.  still interesting for 800k euros.

that site has some other interesting properties listed.  thanks for the link.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on May 27, 2015, 04:17:11 PM
https://www.moulin.nl/en/realestate/idyllic-located-water-mill-and-guesthouse-for-sale-in-southern-champagne-border-burgundy_123517/

i like this one a fair bit.  but 865 seems a little steep.  it'd be perfect for benji.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on May 27, 2015, 04:19:59 PM
https://www.moulin.nl/en/realestate/farmhouse-for-sale-saone-et-loire-burgundy-france_123519/

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ideal for breeding various animals

 :excited:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on May 27, 2015, 04:45:24 PM
https://www.moulin.nl/en/realestate/apartment-for-sale-lake-annecy-haute-savoie_110686/


pretty nice lake house in the alps.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ben ji on May 28, 2015, 10:07:53 PM
I read half of that article before I realized it was thirty years old

Ditto, I was on page 2 when I caught this quote and I realized something was off. "Lapping and his wife, a doctor, paid $145,000 for a two-bedroom home in what was a few years ago a blue-collar, Latino neighborhood, Noe Valley. Like most of the newer residents, both he and his wife work."



And how about this quote, just screams san fran (In my outsider midwest opinion)

"There should be some industries that employ blue-collar people," he said. "But at the same time, I worked awfully hard not be be blue collar."
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 08, 2015, 03:58:22 PM
I adore articles like this:

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“People are buying Victorians and they are going super modern,” said Scott Bowles, former manager of San Francisco Victoriana, a supplier of building materials for restoring Victorian homes, which closed in April. “They are ruining the city.”

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/new-tech-money-is-destroying-the-streets-of-san-francisco-2015-06-08

here's one of the destructions:

http://sf.curbed.com/archives/2015/04/21/queen_anne_torn_apart_by_flippers_slashes_605k_from_price.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on June 12, 2015, 02:16:41 PM
I don't think michigancat looks at the Royals thread, so i'll put this here too. Go get this bad boy for next years FF!

(https://i1.wp.com/mlb.mlb.com/oak/images/email/y2015/junepromos_06.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 12, 2015, 02:19:49 PM
I tried to get moustache socks for this year's ff but they were out when I got to the stadium. :frown:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on June 12, 2015, 02:21:42 PM
Oh, man.  :frown:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 17, 2015, 05:27:41 PM
(http://sfist.com/assets_c/2015/06/bring-me-what-flowchart-thumb-1935x1035-898561.png)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on June 27, 2015, 11:41:24 AM
I'm watching a recap of this on TV. When I was there, I ran by the swim course and saw people swimming in wetsuits. I thought they were crazy. The race seems awesome, though.


(http://d1szehk1wt93uf.cloudfront.net/_postImage/2014-EFATCourse-Map.jpg?mtime=20150409140117)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 27, 2015, 12:27:10 PM
There are people that swim there and don't even use wetsuits. I don't know how.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 15, 2015, 01:54:10 PM
city supervisor Scott Wiener (who represents the Castro) tells fox news reporter he is not a real reporter:

http://www.rawstory.com/2015/07/san-francisco-officials-brush-off-fox-youre-not-a-reporter-fox-news-is-not-real-news/

:lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on July 15, 2015, 02:29:39 PM
 :love:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 20, 2015, 12:54:05 PM
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Three Bay Area cities saw record high temperatures Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. The high temperature today in San Francisco was 86 degrees, breaking the previous record of 82 degrees set in 1996, National Weather Service forecaster Bob Benjamin said.

:sdeek:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 27, 2015, 05:37:00 PM
guy writes "progressives caused housing crisis" article, progressives get very angry

http://www.citylab.com/housing/2015/07/whats-the-matter-with-san-francisco/399506/

http://www.48hills.org/2015/07/26/the-agenda-july-27-aug-2-did-progressives-cause-the-housing-crisis-um-no/
http://www.calitics.com/diary/15764/progressives-didnt-cause-the-san-francisco-housing-crisis

lots of clicks and comments for all! :excited:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 29, 2015, 03:08:53 PM
http://www.peoplepowermedia.net/housing/5-facts-san-francisco%E2%80%99s-housing-crisis-is-not-because-of-supply
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 29, 2015, 05:59:00 PM
roughly a dozen facebook friends have posted this:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1v-nwi3b0OC0CAfHMbBpp8soGQ8M_HefUKrjz6DsyFYU/edit

lead photo is a "we came here to get away from you" sign next to two girls laughing. #openminded
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 03, 2015, 12:10:05 PM
enjoyable

http://sfist.com/2015/08/03/how_to_write_about_a_failed_startup.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 05, 2015, 12:38:44 PM
Quote
Three-Story-Tall Lamp Post Collapses Onto Occupied Car, Urine To Blame

http://sfist.com/2015/08/05/urine_trouble.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: AbeFroman on August 05, 2015, 01:01:43 PM
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urine trouble

I get it!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: kso_FAN on August 13, 2015, 07:20:21 AM
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-33768077
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 17, 2015, 01:20:04 PM
this was also a hilarious things at your office thing, but more a SF thing:

Quote
We're having a house doula come over this weekend.

Quote
...???...

Quote
Well we're thinking of remodeling and want to have her understand the energy of the space before we start
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mrs. Gooch on August 17, 2015, 01:41:57 PM
this was also a hilarious things at your office thing, but more a SF thing:

Quote
We're having a house doula come over this weekend.

Quote
...???...

Quote
Well we're thinking of remodeling and want to have her understand the energy of the space before we start

Is the house giving birth?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 17, 2015, 01:45:34 PM
this was also a hilarious things at your office thing, but more a SF thing:

Quote
We're having a house doula come over this weekend.

Quote
...???...

Quote
Well we're thinking of remodeling and want to have her understand the energy of the space before we start

Is the house giving birth?

that's just what he called it :dunno:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 01, 2015, 12:57:13 PM
Have I mentioned SF residents hating on SF residents that go to Burning Man? Like, tons of people on facebook and twitter are talking about how great it is now that burning man is going on.

http://megagogo.co/

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Rejoice -- San Francisco Freedom Fest 2015 is here.

Thousands and thousands of our neighbors are (voluntarily) far away in a hot, dry inhospitable place full of white people on molly who are pitching their next app and/or plotting the complete colonization of the City by the Bay, all while waiting in line at the orgy tent.

I say bless them and their days of magical t?h?i?n?k?i?n?g? community making. It won't be long before they return to reclaim their love of billionaires, Bi-Rite, BMWs -- and the not-so-magical commodification of everything.

For now, the city is ours again.
Unfortunately, like most of Valencia Street, our beloved Clothes Contact is no more. But we are nothing if not resourceful, so get on your best, most outrageous San Francisco play clothes, everyone.

It's time to party like it's 1995.


http://brokeassstuart.com/blog/2015/08/31/what-to-do-if-youre-not-going-to-burning-man/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on September 01, 2015, 01:08:15 PM
I think you mentioned it last year
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 01, 2015, 01:11:45 PM
I think you mentioned it last year

Yes, this board's search function. :lol:

It's burning man week, and dorks here LOOOOVE to talk about how the city is better with all the Burning Man Dorks at Burning Man.

Here was an enjoyable look at a stale topic:
http://www.sfgate.com/entertainment/article/14-ways-to-enjoy-S-F-during-Burning-Man-exodus-5716845.php

Here's the typical crap people write:
http://sfist.com/2014/08/21/your_weekend_itinerary_when_the_bur.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 01, 2015, 08:06:20 PM
Most shared story of the year:

The Mission Hipster is dead

http://www.48hills.org/2015/09/01/the-san-francisco-hipster-is-dead-yall/

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At least hipsters tried to be cool and attempted to care. There was a tenuous connection to the alternative, anti-corporate spirit of the ’90s, the angular styles of the ’80s, the free-spirited experimentalism of the ’60s (and drug overload of the ’70s), the fussy transcendence of the Beats. Now we’re simply succumbing to a blinding shade of bland, reflected in the latest trend of painting all our formerly calico Victorians dove grey and toxic taupe.

Sure, there are moments when it all comes flooding back — Outside Lands, say, when the streets run wild with mismatched patterns and festival-only hairdos. But if you spend 10 minutes talking on the street with some of the attendees, things start to get strange. They’re in sales, and want to turn you on to a new time-share app they’re prepping for second-round funding. They call you “bro” and talk about how hot all the chicks in matching floral crowns are this year. Or they pour out their heart to you about how lonely it is being the only female in their development pod, but they’re off to Mykonos next week for some fun on the beach, so things are good, and by the way, did you know a lot of gay guys go to Mykonos? IT’S SO FUN AND GAY THERE!

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Canary on September 01, 2015, 08:10:01 PM
One of my best days in SF was on my last trip there.  I rented a bike, and a buddy and I went on a thirty mile bike ride, which included riding along the Embarcadero.  Then we rode across the Golden Gate Bridge which was amazing.  I'd recommend bike riding there.  I'd like to do that again on my next trip out there.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 01, 2015, 09:35:06 PM
One of my best days in SF was on my last trip there.  I rented a bike, and a buddy and I went on a thirty mile bike ride, which included riding along the Embarcadero.  Then we rode across the Golden Gate Bridge which was amazing.  I'd recommend bike riding there.  I'd like to do that again on my next trip out there.
SF may be the best city in the world for year-round cycling
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Canary on September 01, 2015, 09:40:23 PM
One of my best days in SF was on my last trip there.  I rented a bike, and a buddy and I went on a thirty mile bike ride, which included riding along the Embarcadero.  Then we rode across the Golden Gate Bridge which was amazing.  I'd recommend bike riding there.  I'd like to do that again on my next trip out there.
SF may be the best city in the world for year-round cycling
I haven't biked in many, but the streets were friendly for riding.  And the weather is almost always perfect for the activity.  I've only been in the summer time over the years, but would like to see winter there.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Matt Mckee on September 01, 2015, 10:11:15 PM
Winter is just like summer there. And spring. And fall.


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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Canary on September 01, 2015, 10:29:50 PM
I've heard that, but a friend of mine tells me there is a difference in seasons.  I'd just like to experience it.  It's a beautiful city.  They live two blocks from AT&T Park.  Walk over to the Giants games. 
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 01, 2015, 10:56:35 PM
Winter is just like summer there. And spring. And fall.


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winter/spring: light jacket necessary night and day
summer/fall: light jacket only necessary at night

also sometimes it rains in winter
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mikeyis4dcats on September 02, 2015, 10:10:23 AM
so apparently we are going to Mrs. Mikey's friends wedding next Memorial Day.   It's in Oakland?

I'm looking at making it a 4-5 day trip for our 10th anniversary.    Sounds like we will want to stay in Oakland for the wedding Sat/Sunday, but where else should we look?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on September 02, 2015, 10:14:03 AM
Quote from:  not Mark Twain
The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 02, 2015, 11:30:12 AM
Quote from:  not Mark Twain
The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco

It's literally the coldest big city in America for June, July, and August. But it turns out most of our cities are ridiculously hot then so it's not bad.

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 02, 2015, 11:31:05 AM
so apparently we are going to Mrs. Mikey's friends wedding next Memorial Day.   It's in Oakland?

I'm looking at making it a 4-5 day trip for our 10th anniversary.    Sounds like we will want to stay in Oakland for the wedding Sat/Sunday, but where else should we look?

what do you like to do and where in Oakland are you staying?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Brock Landers on September 02, 2015, 11:44:39 AM
Quote from:  not Mark Twain
The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco

It's literally the coldest big city in America for June, July, and August. But it turns out most of our cities are ridiculously hot then so it's not bad.

When I was a little kid and first started watching Cubs games, whenever they played in San Francisco I thought Candlestick Park was up in the mountains or something because people would be wearing coats in the middle of July.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: CrushNasty on September 02, 2015, 12:48:10 PM
I'm not reading 33 pages of this crap, but I'm going there in 3 weeks.

Should I just go to tripadvisor and read their material or are you people serving up some San Francisco treats in here?  If so, summarize.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 02, 2015, 12:49:40 PM
I'm not reading 33 pages of this crap, but I'm going there in 3 weeks.

Should I just go to tripadvisor and read their material or are you people serving up some San Francisco treats in here?  If so, summarize.
Just go to trip advisor
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on September 02, 2015, 12:51:41 PM
I'm not reading 33 pages of this crap, but I'm going there in 3 weeks.

Should I just go to tripadvisor and read their material or are you people serving up some San Francisco treats in here?  If so, summarize.

For good deals, mention to everyone you meet how much you loved burning man this year
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on September 02, 2015, 02:27:30 PM
the thing about this thread is that san francisco is identical to los angeles, in pretty much every way. I guess that san fran has a few more hills and trees (and mountain view is a pleasant small town when they don't run out of beer), but that's literally all that is different.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 02, 2015, 02:35:54 PM
the thing about this thread is that san francisco is identical to los angeles, in pretty much every way. I guess that san fran has a few more hills and trees (and mountain view is a pleasant small town when they don't run out of beer), but that's literally all that is different.


:fatty:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: The Big Train on September 02, 2015, 05:25:17 PM
so where is the LA thread then clamsy? or should this one just be changed to san francisco/LA things?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mikeyis4dcats on September 03, 2015, 09:04:22 AM
so apparently we are going to Mrs. Mikey's friends wedding next Memorial Day.   It's in Oakland?

I'm looking at making it a 4-5 day trip for our 10th anniversary.    Sounds like we will want to stay in Oakland for the wedding Sat/Sunday, but where else should we look?

what do you like to do and where in Oakland are you staying?

probably the closest Hilton.    We like a variety of things.    I haven't been to Frisco since I was 10, and my wife has never been.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Tobias on September 03, 2015, 09:08:49 AM

Frisco

:love:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on September 03, 2015, 09:40:43 AM
(https://johnnycullen.files.wordpress.com/2014/12/christ-pratt-oh-snap-gif.gif?w=470&h=376)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 03, 2015, 10:59:39 AM


so apparently we are going to Mrs. Mikey's friends wedding next Memorial Day.   It's in Oakland?

I'm looking at making it a 4-5 day trip for our 10th anniversary.    Sounds like we will want to stay in Oakland for the wedding Sat/Sunday, but where else should we look?

what do you like to do and where in Oakland are you staying?

probably the closest Hilton.    We like a variety of things.    I haven't been to Frisco since I was 10, and my wife has never been.

Don't stay at the Oakland airport Hilton. Basically, unless you're stating at the Marriott downtown or the Claremont in Berkeley just stay in San Fran. Bart is kind of confusing but works really well if it's close to where you want to go.

A bike ride across the golden gate bridge and ferry ride back is a great thing to do. Cable car rides are probably my favorite touristy thing to do in the city. Beach Chalet/Ocean Beach/Golden Gate Park makes a great afternoon or full day. And there are countless concerts, comedy shows, theater, hikes, great restaurants, sporting events, sex shows, wine tastings, etc. depending on the specific days you are here and what you like.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mikeyis4dcats on September 03, 2015, 11:03:46 AM


so apparently we are going to Mrs. Mikey's friends wedding next Memorial Day.   It's in Oakland?

I'm looking at making it a 4-5 day trip for our 10th anniversary.    Sounds like we will want to stay in Oakland for the wedding Sat/Sunday, but where else should we look?

what do you like to do and where in Oakland are you staying?

probably the closest Hilton.    We like a variety of things.    I haven't been to Frisco since I was 10, and my wife has never been.

Don't stay at the Oakland airport Hilton. Basically, unless you're stating at the Marriott downtown or the Claremont in Berkeley just stay in San Fran. Bart is kind of confusing but works really well if it's close to where you want to go.

A bike ride across the golden gate bridge and ferry ride back is a great thing to do. Cable car rides are probably my favorite touristy thing to do in the city. Beach Chalet/Ocean Beach/Golden Gate Park makes a great afternoon or full day. And there are countless concerts, comedy shows, theater, hikes, great restaurants, sporting events, sex shows, wine tastings, etc. depending on the specific days you are here and what you like.

Great.  We are into good food, any can't miss places?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 03, 2015, 11:15:42 AM
Great.  We are into good food, any can't miss places?

You'll have to miss some of these, but here's a start:

http://www.chezpanisse.com/intro.php (Berkeley)
http://www.lazybearsf.com/
http://statebirdsf.com/
http://www.thehse.com/

Probably with the first three you should look into making reservations as soon as you know your dates. (Not sure how far out they allow reservations, but it's good to check). Also spend some time on yelp doing research, these are just 4 off the top of my head.

I'd also recommend one of the Mission burrito places like El Farolito and maybe an Off the Grid event to sample food trucks. http://offthegridsf.com/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 8manpick on September 03, 2015, 11:25:09 AM

so where is the LA thread then clamsy? or should this one just be changed to san francisco/LA things?

The thread is called Dallas things
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 04, 2015, 07:19:24 AM
http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/roo/5200199518.html

Quote
Stop moving to Oakland. Our landlords are greedy, unaccountable and vicious. They take every chance they can to raise rental costs. We can't afford to live here anymore. Maybe you don't understand, you bring all of your money and privilege and resources from New York, from LA, from Silicon Valley, we're not like you. We're blue collar, we're busted, we struggle to keep our heads above water, healthy food on the table, roofs over our heads. We're not start ups and cafes and gastropubs (WTF? Gastropub?) We're doughnuts and churches and liquor stores. We're community gardens and fried chicken. We know it's pretty here, it was in the 90s when you wouldn't have anything to do with us, so not hip and not San Francisco. It was in the 80s when you were afraid of us and our dangerous neighborhoods. We have yards and wide streets, old buildings that look like ships. You're turning our neighborhoods into Brooklyn and our freeway into LA. You're replacing our family neighborhoods with bad over manicured facial hair and fixed gear bicycles, four dollar cups of coffee and high end food trucks. Our landlords aren't responsible enough to handle your presence, your money, your ambivalence to how you affect the world around you. They see dollar signs, dream of becoming powerful real estate moguls, or at least have no qualms about taking as much as they can from whoever will give it. And you give it. You have it to give. You can't seem to love something for what it is, you need to leave your mark, possess, influence. We love what we are already, without you. 

You can have San Francisco. It's already been destroyed.

Please stop moving to Oakland. Go home, go back to whatever place it was you already mumped up, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, San Francisco, Palo Alto. Go back there. Stay there.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 04, 2015, 07:21:06 AM
(http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/09/04/c2a561706c6533f187a826e93113a514.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 08, 2015, 02:17:39 PM
(http://sfist.com/attachments/SFist_Jay/hespelt-cyclist.jpg)

http://sfist.com/2015/09/08/39-year-old_cyclist_arrested_in_cri.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mikeyis4dcats on September 08, 2015, 02:38:39 PM
(http://sfist.com/attachments/SFist_Jay/hespelt-cyclist.jpg)

http://sfist.com/2015/09/08/39-year-old_cyclist_arrested_in_cri.php

thats why people hate cyclists.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Brock Landers on September 08, 2015, 02:50:39 PM
Looks like Rollie Fingers fathered an illegitimate son while he played for Oakland.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on September 22, 2015, 11:06:15 AM
maybe it goes here

idk where to put this but it's pretty interesting

(http://oi62.tinypic.com/348r1gm.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: AbeFroman on September 22, 2015, 11:15:56 AM
http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/roo/5200199518.html

Quote
Stop moving to Oakland. Our landlords are greedy, unaccountable and vicious. They take every chance they can to raise rental costs. We can't afford to live here anymore. Maybe you don't understand, you bring all of your money and privilege and resources from New York, from LA, from Silicon Valley, we're not like you. We're blue collar, we're busted, we struggle to keep our heads above water, healthy food on the table, roofs over our heads. We're not start ups and cafes and gastropubs (WTF? Gastropub?) We're doughnuts and churches and liquor stores. We're community gardens and fried chicken. We know it's pretty here, it was in the 90s when you wouldn't have anything to do with us, so not hip and not San Francisco. It was in the 80s when you were afraid of us and our dangerous neighborhoods. We have yards and wide streets, old buildings that look like ships. You're turning our neighborhoods into Brooklyn and our freeway into LA. You're replacing our family neighborhoods with bad over manicured facial hair and fixed gear bicycles, four dollar cups of coffee and high end food trucks. Our landlords aren't responsible enough to handle your presence, your money, your ambivalence to how you affect the world around you. They see dollar signs, dream of becoming powerful real estate moguls, or at least have no qualms about taking as much as they can from whoever will give it. And you give it. You have it to give. You can't seem to love something for what it is, you need to leave your mark, possess, influence. We love what we are already, without you.

You can have San Francisco. It's already been destroyed.

Please stop moving to Oakland. Go home, go back to whatever place it was you already mumped up, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, San Francisco, Palo Alto. Go back there. Stay there.

Pretty awful post, but they are right about the bolded part.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 14, 2015, 01:06:30 PM
twitter layoffs are big news right now! and holy crap what a way to do it!

http://sfist.com/2015/10/14/some_twitter_employees_found_out_th.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mrs. Gooch on October 14, 2015, 01:43:14 PM
twitter layoffs are big news right now! and holy crap what a way to do it!

http://sfist.com/2015/10/14/some_twitter_employees_found_out_th.php

At a company I used to work for, one time all the people who got laid off just had their computers lock up all at once. Some of them were customer service people who were in the middle of a call at the time.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 15, 2015, 12:46:24 AM
Prop F is trying to regulate airbnb rentals, which progressives blame for the high rent/housing shortage. So vanishingSF made this their profile pic:

(http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/10/14/cb6e0a86dc874f94655bf7405c891350.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 15, 2015, 04:02:04 PM
http://sfist.com/2015/10/11/video_alcatraz_shark.php

http://sfist.com/2015/10/15/video_a_better_view_of_that_shark_f.php

&feature=youtu.be

:surprised:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 15, 2015, 04:08:50 PM
https://medium.com/@edcasey/why-i-m-leaving-san-francisco-d9c736e14cc1
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on October 15, 2015, 04:12:00 PM
http://sfist.com/2015/10/11/video_alcatraz_shark.php

http://sfist.com/2015/10/15/video_a_better_view_of_that_shark_f.php

&feature=youtu.be

:surprised:
:cry:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: fun muffin on October 16, 2015, 02:01:09 AM
That kid is a stud.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on October 16, 2015, 08:02:51 AM
http://sfist.com/2015/10/11/video_alcatraz_shark.php

http://sfist.com/2015/10/15/video_a_better_view_of_that_shark_f.php

&feature=youtu.be

:surprised:

(http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--Ywn7FK0m--/1475380116383319700.gif)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: The Tonya Harding of Twitter Users Creep on October 16, 2015, 09:16:05 AM
i will be there for the first time ever next week. right by USF.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Dlew12 on October 16, 2015, 09:17:14 AM
i will be there for the first time ever next week. right by USF.
USF is in tampa bay you idiot smdh
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: The Tonya Harding of Twitter Users Creep on October 16, 2015, 09:21:56 AM
i will be there for the first time ever next week. right by USF.
USF is in tampa bay you idiot smdh

stop following me around, loser.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Dlew12 on October 16, 2015, 09:23:12 AM
 :driving:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on October 16, 2015, 11:28:38 AM
i will be there for the first time ever next week. right by USF.
USF is in tampa bay you idiot smdh

man you missed a golden opportunity to tell him to StFU
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Canary on October 16, 2015, 01:13:56 PM
A buddy of mine is flying in from San Francisco this afternoon. I will pick him up at the airport in time to get home and watch the Royals game.  He lives two blocks from AT&T in SF, and the easy access means he gets to go to as many Giants' games as he wants for the most part.  My last visit there the Giants were playing the Mets.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 16, 2015, 03:27:10 PM
I don't like Giants games
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Canary on October 16, 2015, 03:34:11 PM
I don't like Giants games
I don't like Giants' games vs the Royals. Otherwise it's just baseball as usual.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on October 16, 2015, 03:35:52 PM
I like the stadium and the "bring all the food into the stadium you want" policy
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on October 20, 2015, 08:06:45 AM
middle school student elections not diverse enough

http://www.ktvu.com/news/33724074-story (http://www.ktvu.com/news/33724074-story)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on October 21, 2015, 09:12:21 AM
Pretty great picture

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 22, 2015, 07:14:50 AM
Airbnb is doing its best to show why lots of people hate tech companies

http://m.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2015/10/21/passive-aggressive-pro-airbnb-ads-appear-on-muni-shleters
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Pete on October 22, 2015, 08:29:43 AM
I just read an article about that too!

http://gizmodo.com/airbnb-really-screwed-up-with-its-ads-that-gloat-about-1737993353
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 22, 2015, 08:57:33 AM
I just read an article about that too!

http://gizmodo.com/airbnb-really-screwed-up-with-its-ads-that-gloat-about-1737993353
The contrast in comment sections of each article is entertaining.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on December 13, 2015, 07:55:33 PM
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-12-13/san-francisco-housing-bubble-goes-subterranean-500month-live-crawlspace

comments section HATES sf

Quote
NidStyles
NidStyles's picture
I get that this is likely a joke, but what is the alure of that city?

 

I'm not gay, or a Jew. So I guess that is why I'm not into the modern Sodom.

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6917905get nothing and...
get nothing and like it's picture
Who cares if they let the muslims into the country, just keep the douchebag bayerrians (SF) out of Tahoe.  Keep Tahoe Douchefree!


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http://Miffed Microbio...
Miffed Microbiologist's picture
The gay man I work with screamed bloody murder and ran out of the room when a cockroach ran across our work area. I was elected to dispatch the terrifying monster.

I don't see the SF gay contingent able to handle that environment with ease. Perhaps a soothing decor upgrade?

Miffed;-)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on December 15, 2015, 10:33:30 PM
http://sf.funcheap.com/city-guide/catch-the-side-boob-of-saint-marys-cathedral/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 15, 2015, 10:38:20 PM
http://sf.funcheap.com/city-guide/catch-the-side-boob-of-saint-marys-cathedral/

ha ha ha, I have seen this on instagram
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 15, 2015, 10:39:20 PM
Quote
Photo credit: The Tittie Times

:lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on January 12, 2016, 02:42:02 PM
Alex Smith just said "...when I was in San Fran...."

 :sdeek:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 25, 2016, 12:17:27 PM
I'll have to share links as I come across them, but man, people are pissed that the Super Bowl is in town.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on January 25, 2016, 12:19:56 PM
Gems of IRL convos would be great too
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 25, 2016, 12:25:56 PM
Gems of IRL convos would be great too

"I am hoping for the wettest El Nino storm and the biggest protest" - overheard at morning hoops. They've already shut down streets, it's kind of crazy.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on January 25, 2016, 12:31:03 PM
You should have rented out your place for 2 weeks and went to Hawaii
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on January 25, 2016, 12:39:29 PM
Gems of IRL convos would be great too

"I am hoping for the wettest El Nino storm and the biggest protest" - overheard at morning hoops. They've already shut down streets, it's kind of crazy.
Is the NFL taking over an area in San Fran proper since the stadium is out in bfe?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 25, 2016, 01:03:27 PM
Gems of IRL convos would be great too

"I am hoping for the wettest El Nino storm and the biggest protest" - overheard at morning hoops. They've already shut down streets, it's kind of crazy.
Is the NFL taking over an area in San Fran proper since the stadium is out in bfe?

yeah. They actually tried to remove streetcar and bus wires on the busiest transit corridor:

http://sfist.com/2015/11/12/super_bowl_50_committee_requesting.php

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 25, 2016, 01:54:47 PM
FACEBOOK POST WAS THIS:

Quote
hey guys who's excited for SUPER BOWL CITY VILLAGE PARTY TOWN

LINK WAS THIS:

http://ww2.kqed.org/news/2016/01/25/s-f-supervisor-scott-wiener-city-needs-fast-response-to-homeless-tent-camps

Like, anything people don't like is being tied directly to the Super Bowl, even if it's completely unrelated.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 25, 2016, 02:30:52 PM
comments:

http://sfist.com/2016/01/25/sfs_super_bowl_costs_just_went_up_a.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 26, 2016, 03:15:52 PM
http://www.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2016/01/26/sf-business-groups-come-out-swinging-in-support-of-the-super-bowl
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 27, 2016, 04:32:18 PM
http://fusion.net/story/259164/san-francisco-super-bowl-homeless/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=socialshare&utm_content=desktop+top

http://www.thebolditalic.com/articles/7372-area-surrounding-levis-stadium-to-be-renamed-san-francisco

it's all anyone talks about
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 27, 2016, 04:36:18 PM
http://www.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2016/01/27/massive-super-bowl-ads-illegal-city-attorney-says
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 28, 2016, 08:40:23 AM
48 hills is my favorite bitter blog

http://www.48hills.org/2016/01/27/occupy-super-bowl/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 28, 2016, 04:15:53 PM
this was actually kind of funny

(http://brokeassstuart.com/wp-content/pictsnShit/2016/01/Muni-Map-sb-Finalz.jpg)

http://brokeassstuart.com/blog/2016/01/28/91188/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on January 28, 2016, 04:45:52 PM
 :lol: I got so claustrophobic on those trolleys. Woof!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 28, 2016, 04:48:57 PM
streetcars kinda suck, but the cable cars are my favorite touristy thing to do
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on January 28, 2016, 04:51:09 PM
I like the street cars, but yeah the cable cars are the best  :Chirp:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 28, 2016, 05:01:21 PM
http://sfist.com/2016/01/28/saboteurs_chang_city_hall_super_bow.php

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on January 31, 2016, 05:17:25 PM
https://ca.news.yahoo.com/super-bowl-stumbles-san-franciscos-haves-vs-nots-192722051--nfl.html
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 31, 2016, 06:37:02 PM
https://ca.news.yahoo.com/super-bowl-stumbles-san-franciscos-haves-vs-nots-192722051--nfl.html
That street vendor that thinks they are bohemian, lol
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 01, 2016, 05:30:24 PM
these 50 statues have been the subject of many HOT TAKES

http://ww2.kqed.org/pop/2016/02/01/san-francisco-spirit-alive-and-kicking-in-super-bowl-anagrams/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=socialmedia&utm_campaign=kqedmain
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on February 09, 2016, 12:18:50 PM
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/san-francisco-real-estate-looking-like-it-did-before-dotcom-crash-in-2000-2015-11-20
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 10, 2016, 12:22:51 PM
http://blog.sfgate.com/morford/2016/02/08/farewell-and-good-riddance-from-san-francisco-super-bowl/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 10, 2016, 03:30:19 PM
$15 cup of coffee

http://sfist.com/2016/02/10/equator_coffee_15.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Brock Landers on February 10, 2016, 03:35:42 PM
I wonder what they would charge to fill an entire thermos?   
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 12, 2016, 04:13:23 PM
this is the last great fight for san francisco activists.

https://www.facebook.com/PeoplePowerMedia/videos/1052207098174919/

there's nothing left!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 18, 2016, 12:33:49 AM
https://medium.com/@jimatdeltaco/open-letter-to-a-guy-who-wrote-an-open-letter-to-the-mayor-of-san-francisco-about-homelessness-ccb5438c4784#.otiiosj7o
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on February 18, 2016, 04:36:47 PM
http://www.vox.com/2016/2/18/11048788/san-francisco-homeless-justin-keller

To add to what cRusty posted.

What an amazing douchebag, and I bet there's clones of that guy all over SF.

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 18, 2016, 04:43:38 PM
http://www.vox.com/2016/2/18/11048788/san-francisco-homeless-justin-keller

To add to what cRusty posted.

What an amazing douchebag, and I bet there's clones of that guy all over SF.



yes, tons of dudes like that here:

http://www.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2016/02/17/another-tech-guy-notices-sfs-homeless-issue-blogs-about-it-is-crucified
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on February 18, 2016, 09:57:04 PM
He doesn't seem as crass . . . and it's a good point about the possible troll job by Keller.   
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 19, 2016, 11:12:17 AM
Hahaha

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/feb/18/quiz-which-jaw-droppingly-awful-thing-did-these-tech-people-actually-say
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on February 24, 2016, 05:10:51 PM
http://googlefiberblog.blogspot.com/2016/02/san-francisco-google-fiber.html

welcome to the 21st century, san francisco
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 26, 2016, 01:55:33 PM
http://sfist.com/2016/02/25/throw_yourself_into_the_pacific.php

http://thepacificheights.com/

:lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on February 26, 2016, 02:16:47 PM
it's a parody of itself
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 26, 2016, 06:29:16 PM
So obviously their are a lot of gay men at my gym. There happen to be two very small skinny gay men that always use the lockers next to me. Anyway, today one of them had put on his jeans and was bending over to tie his shoes or something, and a guy (straight) says, "hey, nice pants!" and points out that they were completely split down the ass crack (and there was no underwear under the jeans). I mean, intentionally. The guy in the jeans looks befuddled and is like, "what? where? oh crap." the other gay guy was kind of like, "what, were those for the folsom street fair or something?" And the guy in the jeans was like "yeah, actually they were. I set them out just for that purpose and grabbed the wrong pair!" I left as they were trying to find him some underwear.

very san francisco-y
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Pete on February 26, 2016, 06:56:25 PM
So obviously their are a lot of gay men at my gym. There happen to be two very small skinny gay men that always use the lockers next to me. Anyway, today one of them had put on his jeans and was bending over to tie his shoes or something, and a guy (straight) says, "hey, nice pants!" and points out that they were completely split down the ass crack (and there was no underwear under the jeans). I mean, intentionally. The guy in the jeans looks befuddled and is like, "what? where? oh crap." the other gay guy was kind of like, "what, were those for the folsom street fair or something?" And the guy in the jeans was like "yeah, actually they were. I set them out just for that purpose and grabbed the wrong pair!" I left as they were trying to find him some underwear.

very san francisco-y

That is an awesome story.

The most decadent life style I can think of is to be a really affluent, attractive, gay man in San Fransisco.  Wow. 
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 26, 2016, 07:03:42 PM
So obviously their are a lot of gay men at my gym. There happen to be two very small skinny gay men that always use the lockers next to me. Anyway, today one of them had put on his jeans and was bending over to tie his shoes or something, and a guy (straight) says, "hey, nice pants!" and points out that they were completely split down the ass crack (and there was no underwear under the jeans). I mean, intentionally. The guy in the jeans looks befuddled and is like, "what? where? oh crap." the other gay guy was kind of like, "what, were those for the folsom street fair or something?" And the guy in the jeans was like "yeah, actually they were. I set them out just for that purpose and grabbed the wrong pair!" I left as they were trying to find him some underwear.

very san francisco-y

That is an awesome story.

The most decadent life style I can think of is to be a really affluent, attractive, gay man in San Fransisco.  Wow.
I watched the royals in the playoffs at a bar in SF got hit on CONSTANTLY by this guy that managed all the Prada stores in California. He a owned a condo in Pacific Heights! And then we meet his 20 year old Spanish boyfriend. (His husband was at work or something.) We bought reach other drinks, he offered me weed (which I declined because I had a girl scout event later that evening), but it was just so much fun.

Seriously, it was one of the most flattering moments of my life.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on March 02, 2016, 09:03:56 PM
@michigancat I have one full day--a Sunday--to spend in SF. Roughly 14 waking hours at my disposal. I've only ever been in SFO. What should I do?

Thanks,

S.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 02, 2016, 09:11:01 PM
What is the date, spracne? Will you have a car?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on March 02, 2016, 09:38:15 PM
What is the date, spracne? Will you have a car?

3/13, yes re: car, then on to Napa/Sonoma for the week.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 02, 2016, 10:16:28 PM
Well then I'd probably hit the beach chalet for brunch, drive through golden gate park, maybe stop to see the casting pools or bison, head to  the gg bridge overlook and look around, drive from there to Alamo square to see the painted ladies (just drive by, don't stop), drive down Lombard on your way to a garage in north beach.

From there you can explore on foot north beach (obv), Chinatown, and fisherman's wharf. North beach has things like beat museum & city lights bookstore, dive bars full of European tourists, Italian restaurants, etc. You can also grab a sandwich at naked lunch or molinari's and take it to the top of one of the hills with great views and pretend you're Kerouac.

Chinatown is obviously Chinatown.

The wharf has wackys favorite animals and clam chowder and great views but is super touristy. This: http://www.museemechanique.org is kind of a quick free weird thing to do if you have time. You could also throw in a cable car ride to Chinatown which is easily my favorite tourist thing to do.

After that I'd probably go to brainwash cafe in soma for some open mic comedy: http://www.brainwash.com/index.html

That's a lot for one day but you pretty much hit most of the good stuff unique to sf.

Other things to hit:

The Mission/Valencia street/Dolores Park
Restaurants (I really only eat nice meals in Oakland so I'm not much help here)


And I guess that's it. Come to think of it, there's not all that much to do here. I don't get why so many euros visit
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on March 02, 2016, 10:26:42 PM
Well then I'd probably hit the beach chalet for brunch, drive through golden gate park, maybe stop to see the casting pools or bison, head to  the gg bridge overlook and look around, drive from there to Alamo square to see the painted ladies (just drive by, don't stop), drive down Lombard on your way to a garage in north beach.

From there you can explore on foot north beach (obv), Chinatown, and fisherman's wharf. North beach has things like beat museum & city lights bookstore, dive bars full of European tourists, Italian restaurants, etc. You can also grab a sandwich at naked lunch or molinari's and take it to the top of one of the hills with great views and pretend you're Kerouac.

Chinatown is obviously Chinatown.

The wharf has wackys favorite animals and clam chowder and great views but is super touristy. This: http://www.museemechanique.org is kind of a quick free weird thing to do if you have time. You could also throw in a cable car ride to Chinatown which is easily my favorite tourist thing to do.

After that I'd probably go to brainwash cafe in soma for some open mic comedy: http://www.brainwash.com/index.html

That's a lot for one day but you pretty much hit most of the good stuff unique to sf.

Other things to hit:

The Mission/Valencia street/Dolores Park
Restaurants (I really only eat nice meals in Oakland so I'm not much help here)


And I guess that's it. Come to think of it, there's not all that much to do here. I don't get why so many euros visit

Thanks. I'm actually staying in The Mission that night. Any "The Mission" specific spots?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 02, 2016, 10:42:56 PM
I'm guessing you're staying w/ a friend? Or an Airbnb?

I like Amnesia as a bar, depending on the band playing, which they usually do at night. (you can tell from the street if they're good). Sycamore on Mission is good. Zeitgeist is a good beer garden. Try to get a burrito at a place with a line full of white dudes. Make-Out Room is cool if it isn't douche night (which should be fine since it has live bands relatively early Sunday nights). El Rio is an open-air lesbian-ish bar that has salsa bands on Sunday. The Chapel doesn't have anything booked at the moment but it is probably my favorite music venue. And there are also just random neighborhood bars and overpriced techie friendly restaurants throughout.

I'd also recommend just walking up and down Valencia and Mission between 16th and 24th and seeing what interests you. You'll definitely get a variety.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on March 06, 2016, 02:58:18 PM
these look tasty
https://www.itsiticecream.com/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 06, 2016, 05:17:56 PM
these look tasty
https://www.itsiticecream.com/
they're pretty good
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 07, 2016, 06:46:06 PM
(http://sfist.com/attachments/sfist_jmorse/mission_realty_bingo1.jpg)

http://sfist.com/2016/03/07/in_the_best_part_of_the_super_hot_mission.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on March 07, 2016, 07:00:48 PM
I really enjoyed that
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 07, 2016, 07:14:28 PM
I really enjoyed that

I like that the artist is selling letterpressed versions.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on March 07, 2016, 07:16:07 PM
Beyond parallel in the universe of average letterpressed handbills
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on March 07, 2016, 07:17:11 PM
chowder room one is my fave tho
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on March 08, 2016, 10:30:56 PM
kit tea
http://www.kitteasf.com/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 08, 2016, 11:25:04 PM
kit tea
http://www.kitteasf.com/

Great SF thing! yoga with cats just sounds great.

A coworker volunteers at the original cat cafe in Oakland
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 14, 2016, 07:31:53 PM
trampling free speech

http://www.meetup.com/We-Are-Breitbart-San-Francisco/events/228786491/

http://sfist.com/2016/03/14/the_chapel_cancels_event_for_conser.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: HerrSonntag on April 03, 2016, 11:03:23 PM
Going to San Fran tomorrow through Friday afternoon.  Conference gets out around 3pm most days and i figure i'll have at least 2 afternoons where i could get out and do whatever.  Any hot insidery tips on somethings i should make sure to check out?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on April 03, 2016, 11:05:56 PM
Where is it at
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: HerrSonntag on April 03, 2016, 11:09:34 PM
I'm Staying at the Union Square Hilton, conference is there too.  Planning on getting around via Uber/BART, so i won't have a rental to do much of anything outside of downtown.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on April 03, 2016, 11:14:15 PM
Museum of modern art is pretty neat if you like that kind of thing.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: HerrSonntag on April 03, 2016, 11:18:00 PM
thanks lib^7!  I'll add it to my list!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 03, 2016, 11:20:45 PM
SFMOMA is closed until may
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on April 03, 2016, 11:21:17 PM
Additionally if you're a museum guy, check the schedule cause on some Thursday evenings some of the science museums and stuff have like adult night and they have booze and stuff. My schedule has never allowed going to one but it sounds fun.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on April 03, 2016, 11:21:40 PM
Well nevermind then
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 03, 2016, 11:23:35 PM
Grab a drink with michigancat
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 03, 2016, 11:24:04 PM
Ride the cable car
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 03, 2016, 11:25:22 PM
Eat lunch at the tempest during your conference, count how many piles of crap you see on the way
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 03, 2016, 11:27:18 PM
The Thursday night museums are good suggestions.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 03, 2016, 11:53:50 PM
Brainwash cafe comedy
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: HerrSonntag on April 04, 2016, 03:21:37 PM
Thanks Mich-cat, ill check those out! ill be in SF here shortly (about to board, from DEN) what days are you downtown-ish this week for a bee
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mikeyis4dcats on May 19, 2016, 11:10:17 AM
headed to SF next week through Sunday.   Any reports of how bad TSA lines are at SFO rusty?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 19, 2016, 11:36:47 AM
headed to SF next week through Sunday.   Any reports of how bad TSA lines are at SFO rusty?

precheck is fine, but if you don't have it and you are on United go to the international terminal security on the left (north) side, it's usually not as bad. If you take Bart exit to the front of the train and it's like right there.

I've flown a non-United domestic out of SFO flight like once and I think it was 3 years ago so no idea on terminal 1 or 2.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mikeyis4dcats on May 19, 2016, 11:40:05 AM
headed to SF next week through Sunday.   Any reports of how bad TSA lines are at SFO rusty?

precheck is fine, but if you don't have it and you are on United go to the international terminal security on the left (north) side, it's usually not as bad. If you take Bart exit to the front of the train and it's like right there.

I've flown a non-United domestic out of SFO flight like once and I think it was 3 years ago so no idea on terminal 1 or 2.

thanks.    On SW, and I'm precheck but wife isn't.  Guess we'll see...

DFW wasn't bad at all yesterday, actually waited longer at MHK Monday morning.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 19, 2016, 11:58:06 AM
you'll be fine
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mikeyis4dcats on May 19, 2016, 12:57:37 PM
you'll be fine

yeah, i was reading online and I guess SFO uses private contractors not TSA so it should be better staffed.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on May 23, 2016, 05:05:05 PM
https://experimental-geography.blogspot.com/2016/05/employment-construction-and-cost-of-san.html
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on May 23, 2016, 05:55:08 PM
SFBARF? LOLOLOL
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 24, 2016, 09:18:35 AM
https://experimental-geography.blogspot.com/2016/05/employment-construction-and-cost-of-san.html
Interesting. I guess rent will always go up.

Also, Tim Redmond is such an annoying eff.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 24, 2016, 03:58:38 PM
this was great

http://sfist.com/2016/05/23/rec_parks_pilot_program_allows_you.php

and then one day later

http://sfist.com/2016/05/24/supervisor_jane_kim_announces_resol.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 29, 2016, 10:01:51 PM
oakland has the best freeway things

http://sfist.com/2016/06/29/video_go-kart_police_chase_on_880_r.php

Invalid Tweet ID
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on September 15, 2016, 10:03:20 AM
What? Gross.

http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2014/08/08/tarantula-migration-begins-early-on-mount-diablo-giant-spiders-crawling-across-east-bay-arachnid-drought/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 18, 2016, 11:07:12 AM
Just saw 2 adults on electric scooters and one on a regular scooter at the same intersection.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Brock Landers on October 18, 2016, 11:45:07 AM
Maybe they were all on their way to a scooter death cage match    :excited:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 31, 2016, 11:23:38 PM
LOVE facebook comments to articles like this:

https://www.facebook.com/Vanishingsf/posts/579237045601439
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: kim carnes on October 31, 2016, 11:24:16 PM
SF baby
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on October 31, 2016, 11:25:58 PM
blue bottle is dead to me
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: kim carnes on October 31, 2016, 11:31:15 PM
Eff those pretentious a-holes and their beakers
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 31, 2016, 11:34:05 PM
I prefered Philz before this dreadful news, thank you very much.   :don'tcare:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on October 31, 2016, 11:40:07 PM
Oh my lol
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: puniraptor on October 31, 2016, 11:54:06 PM
Additionally if you're a museum guy, check the schedule cause on some Thursday evenings some of the science museums and stuff have like adult night and they have booze and stuff. My schedule has never allowed going to one but it sounds fun.

very fun

confessional: I bumped elbows with a girl and caused her to spill red wine all over her white suede heels and white purse. I pretty much have PTSD from this.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ben ji on November 01, 2016, 02:44:43 PM
LOVE facebook comments to articles like this:

https://www.facebook.com/Vanishingsf/posts/579237045601439

Cross post from Lenexa Things thread (Buyer is from JOCO)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on November 01, 2016, 02:47:03 PM
LOVE facebook comments to articles like this:

https://www.facebook.com/Vanishingsf/posts/579237045601439

Cross post from Lenexa Things thread (Buyer is from JOCO)

wow!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on November 01, 2016, 03:12:35 PM
LOVE facebook comments to articles like this:

https://www.facebook.com/Vanishingsf/posts/579237045601439

Cross post from Lenexa Things thread (Buyer is from JOCO)

wow, that's pretty crazy.  good for him.  obvs going to MIT he was going to do big things but still, what he's done, that's v cool.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on November 05, 2016, 01:59:47 PM
(http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161105/51e60818af3d5e8aa655f2434ac13b6d.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on November 15, 2016, 06:36:09 PM
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: kim carnes on November 15, 2016, 06:56:33 PM
That water is cold as crap
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Matt Mckee on November 17, 2016, 10:35:34 AM
Breaking News! The ocean in northern CA is cold!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on November 17, 2016, 10:42:38 AM
(http://image.oregonlive.com/home/olive-media/width620/img/trending/photo/2016/08/29/21010968-mmmain.jpg)

http://www.oregonlive.com/trending/2016/08/oregon_girls_senior_pics_accid.html
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Gooch on November 17, 2016, 03:00:33 PM
That water is cold as crap
Full of sharks too!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: wetwillie on December 14, 2016, 07:24:23 PM
Rusty what are the natives saying about these driverless uber volvos they rolled out today?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 14, 2016, 07:26:18 PM
Rusty what are the natives saying about these driverless uber volvos they rolled out today?
people hate them because tech
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 14, 2016, 07:26:33 PM
I'm not on town now though
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 15, 2016, 04:59:56 PM
http://www.sfexaminer.com/uber-self-driving-vehicle-appears-launch-red-light-first-day-sf/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on December 15, 2016, 05:13:48 PM
The best comments lol

Also was pretty proud of myself that I saw the still and correctly guessed it was in front of moma  :gocho:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on December 27, 2016, 02:19:44 PM
(http://i.imgur.com/8G1XuCc.jpg)

Beautiful day to watch bums
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 27, 2016, 04:15:02 PM
lib! You should have a cocktail at the top of that Marriott!

I think it's pretty cold though
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on December 28, 2016, 06:51:09 PM
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 13, 2017, 11:04:53 AM
I went to happy hour this week to this cocktail bar that had a hardcover book for a menu and every two pages was a single cocktail along with a photo of the piece of street art that inspired the cocktail. Absolutely absurd.



http://sf.eater.com/2017/1/8/14195894/trick-dog-mural-menu
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 23, 2017, 05:58:38 PM
https://bluebottlecoffee.com/preparation-guides/pour-over
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on January 23, 2017, 06:23:47 PM
my wife loves bluebottle coffee.  it's too expensive.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 23, 2017, 10:00:21 PM
The ritual of the pour over is like a meditation: There’s no machine in your way, no flashing green lights, no electric power cords. Just you and a few simple tools. The final cup is reminiscent of one from a drip coffeemaker, but noticeably more delicate and complex. Observe the bloom, experience the first trace of coffee-drunk steam, notice how the spiral of the pour alters the final cup. This simple experience gets you in tune with your coffee.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on January 23, 2017, 10:03:41 PM
that website made me a trump supporter
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Cartierfor3 on January 23, 2017, 10:03:58 PM
The ritual of the pour over is like a meditation: There’s no machine in your way, no flashing green lights, no electric power cords. Just you and a few simple tools. The final cup is reminiscent of one from a drip coffeemaker, but noticeably more delicate and complex. Observe the bloom, experience the first trace of coffee-drunk steam, notice how the spiral of the pour alters the final cup. This simple experience gets you in tune with your coffee.

 :thumbs:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Tobias on January 23, 2017, 10:05:12 PM
600 grams of water?  lol whatever dude
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on January 23, 2017, 10:05:39 PM
well written and accurate.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on January 23, 2017, 10:07:24 PM
600 grams of water?  lol whatever dude

immediately made me angry
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on January 23, 2017, 10:11:30 PM
The ritual of the pour over is like a meditation: There’s no machine in your way, no flashing green lights, no electric power cords. Just you and a few simple tools. The final cup is reminiscent of one from a drip coffeemaker, but noticeably more delicate and complex. Observe the bloom, experience the first trace of coffee-drunk steam, notice how the spiral of the pour alters the final cup. This simple experience gets you in tune with your coffee.

 :thumbs:
but there is a digital scale  :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: The Big Train on January 23, 2017, 10:14:04 PM
Simple precision that only a digital scale can provide
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 23, 2017, 10:16:27 PM
600 grams of water?  lol whatever dude
I immediately told them to eff off at that point.

Side note, this was shared at the office because we have a pour over setup.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 23, 2017, 10:17:03 PM
Our kettle also has a rough ridin' cord
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on January 23, 2017, 10:19:12 PM
a gram of water is a ml, guys.  hth.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 23, 2017, 10:20:58 PM
a gram of water is a ml, guys.  hth.
Is it distilled water? The mineral content could impact the density. Gotta get that right.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on January 23, 2017, 10:24:13 PM
i dunno what kind of idiot would use distilled water, tho, michigancat.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Tobias on January 23, 2017, 10:24:30 PM
your liquid digital gramometer should handle that
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on January 24, 2017, 08:35:38 AM
The ritual of the pour over is like a meditation: There’s no machine in your way, no flashing green lights, no electric power cords. Just you and a few simple tools. The final cup is reminiscent of one from a drip coffeemaker, but noticeably more delicate and complex. Observe the bloom, experience the first trace of coffee-drunk steam, notice how the spiral of the pour alters the final cup. This simple experience gets you in tune with your coffee.

that's what the beer connoisseur thread reads like
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on January 24, 2017, 09:17:27 AM
Yes!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 29, 2017, 11:56:40 PM
one of sf's biggest celebs these days

http://sfist.com/2017/03/29/read_the_thoughts_of_a_younger_trav.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 10, 2017, 09:22:23 PM
http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/40509-yimbys-the-alt-right-darlings-of-the-real-estate-industry

:love:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on August 07, 2017, 03:25:23 PM
cRusty, I bet you're pissed at your HOA.

You think you're gonna have to buy a parking sticker?

http://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/matier-ross/article/Rich-SF-residents-get-a-shock-Someone-bought-11738236.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on August 07, 2017, 03:55:09 PM
Get mumped cRusty
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 08, 2017, 11:51:59 PM
http://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/matier-ross/article/Rich-SF-residents-get-a-shock-Someone-bought-11738236.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 08, 2017, 11:52:27 PM
http://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/matier-ross/article/Rich-SF-residents-get-a-shock-Someone-bought-11738236.php

ha! I should check this thread before I post maybe.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 08, 2017, 11:53:02 PM
yes eff those people buying my street
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Mrs. Gooch on August 25, 2017, 03:37:07 PM
http://theweek.com/speedreads/720609/san-francisco-dog-owners-wont-pick-pups-poop-ahead-rightwing-rally
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 25, 2017, 04:21:17 PM
http://theweek.com/speedreads/720609/san-francisco-dog-owners-wont-pick-pups-poop-ahead-rightwing-rally


:rolleyes:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on October 21, 2017, 10:41:59 AM
Bay Area Transplant Living in KC for over a year now. I love the city, but am worried about gentrification... (self.kansascity)
submitted 8 hours ago by kthrowc

I never thought I would live in KC. I grew up in the Bay Area for most of my life, worked for the city in economic development. I watched most of my friends move away from the city because of the high standard of living, or just lived with their parents well into their late 20s to early 30s. I was lucky enough to get into law school and extend my stay in the bay area a bit longer. But one thing was for sure, I could not stay...
I lived in DC, Boston, Chicago, and NYC for a couple of years. But then I found KC. My god, what a lovely city. It absolutely blew my mind what a hidden gem this city is: the people, transit (I know its new, but still awesome that the street car is free, and the buses are the cleanest I've ever seen.), and the FOOD. OH MY GOD THE FOOD. This food rivals and beats out almost any other city. I applied for a summer job at a big firm about 3 years ago, got it, and they hired me after I graduate.
I am doing well for myself. My wife and I are able to afford our own apartment instead of living with my parents to save money. We are able to go out and live our lives, not counting pennies like we used to in SF. Get great food, awesome entertainment (sports, concerts, events, etc.), and getting involved with the community.
Then, I started to get worried from what I am seeing.
I started to see more and more young professionals moving in places that were "revitalized". I started to notice more and more people are getting "pushed out of the city" and how they are also being priced out to enjoy the city as much as these young people with money. I started to notice the term "economic development" being used to justify looking down at poor people, racial inequality, and investment in things that really do not help people, but rather just bringing wealth...
I started to notice gentrification.
I really fell in love with this city. I know how revamping places like downtown that were once ghost towns were really necessary to even bring people like me into the city. But as someone who lived in a place that literally priced me out, on top of working in economic development... it's starting to bother me that this is happening to a place like this.
I really just want to raise a major red flag about gentrification. KC is really up and coming, but promoting the wrong economic steps can really push natives out, deepen divides, and have the city lose its soul to wealth rather than keeping it for its people. I am a firm believer in community programs that help people over tax breaks for developers. This may be an unpopular opinion coming from an outsider, but I have witness and experienced the effects of gentrification, and noticed its signs here.
Please stay involved, listen to other people that do not have big-business interests, invest in people (not corporations), intensely study new development projects that actually meet the needs of everyone, and vote down any measure that may change the spirit of a neighborhood through out-pricing its people.
Thank you, KC.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 22, 2017, 10:38:52 AM
Bay Area Transplant Living in KC for over a year now. I love the city, but am worried about gentrification... (self.kansascity)
submitted 8 hours ago by kthrowc

I never thought I would live in KC. I grew up in the Bay Area for most of my life, worked for the city in economic development. I watched most of my friends move away from the city because of the high standard of living, or just lived with their parents well into their late 20s to early 30s. I was lucky enough to get into law school and extend my stay in the bay area a bit longer. But one thing was for sure, I could not stay...
I lived in DC, Boston, Chicago, and NYC for a couple of years. But then I found KC. My god, what a lovely city. It absolutely blew my mind what a hidden gem this city is: the people, transit (I know its new, but still awesome that the street car is free, and the buses are the cleanest I've ever seen.), and the FOOD. OH MY GOD THE FOOD. This food rivals and beats out almost any other city. I applied for a summer job at a big firm about 3 years ago, got it, and they hired me after I graduate.
I am doing well for myself. My wife and I are able to afford our own apartment instead of living with my parents to save money. We are able to go out and live our lives, not counting pennies like we used to in SF. Get great food, awesome entertainment (sports, concerts, events, etc.), and getting involved with the community.
Then, I started to get worried from what I am seeing.
I started to see more and more young professionals moving in places that were "revitalized". I started to notice more and more people are getting "pushed out of the city" and how they are also being priced out to enjoy the city as much as these young people with money. I started to notice the term "economic development" being used to justify looking down at poor people, racial inequality, and investment in things that really do not help people, but rather just bringing wealth...
I started to notice gentrification.
I really fell in love with this city. I know how revamping places like downtown that were once ghost towns were really necessary to even bring people like me into the city. But as someone who lived in a place that literally priced me out, on top of working in economic development... it's starting to bother me that this is happening to a place like this.
I really just want to raise a major red flag about gentrification. KC is really up and coming, but promoting the wrong economic steps can really push natives out, deepen divides, and have the city lose its soul to wealth rather than keeping it for its people. I am a firm believer in community programs that help people over tax breaks for developers. This may be an unpopular opinion coming from an outsider, but I have witness and experienced the effects of gentrification, and noticed its signs here.
Please stay involved, listen to other people that do not have big-business interests, invest in people (not corporations), intensely study new development projects that actually meet the needs of everyone, and vote down any measure that may change the spirit of a neighborhood through out-pricing its people.
Thank you, KC.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: The Big Train on December 16, 2017, 11:20:35 AM
X-post

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Kat Kid on December 31, 2017, 02:25:18 PM
oh hell yes!

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/12/29/dining/raw-water-unfiltered.html?_r=0&referer=https://t.co/MLZVnLM3Q8 (https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/12/29/dining/raw-water-unfiltered.html?_r=0&referer=https://t.co/MLZVnLM3Q8)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 31, 2017, 02:33:18 PM
oh hell yes!

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/12/29/dining/raw-water-unfiltered.html?_r=0&referer=https://t.co/MLZVnLM3Q8 (https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/12/29/dining/raw-water-unfiltered.html?_r=0&referer=https://t.co/MLZVnLM3Q8)

Man oh man that's fantastic. I ride my bike past rainbow grocery three days a week!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Kat Kid on December 31, 2017, 02:37:10 PM
I hope they get some weird brain parasite (other than the dumbass one infecting them now).
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: The Big Train on January 15, 2018, 09:05:15 AM
The Alex Jones bit I rough ridin' lost it

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: slackcat on January 16, 2018, 07:46:13 AM
oh hell yes!

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/12/29/dining/raw-water-unfiltered.html?_r=0&referer=https://t.co/MLZVnLM3Q8 (https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/12/29/dining/raw-water-unfiltered.html?_r=0&referer=https://t.co/MLZVnLM3Q8)

 :lol: :lol:

San Francisco, more like Suck Francisco.  Spent 3 days there recently to see slack jr. off to Hong Kong.  Asked him how HK compared to SF and he was all  :lol:. 
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 19, 2018, 06:43:44 PM
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 20, 2018, 10:49:12 AM
the comments!

https://www.facebook.com/Vanishingsf/posts/773253499533125

:lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: slackcat on January 21, 2018, 06:40:01 PM
 :)

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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 23, 2018, 11:01:06 PM

I ALWAYS see this. usually they're on rough ridin' electric unicycles. (trying to figure out what they were led me to this)



:lol:

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: stunted on January 23, 2018, 11:22:33 PM
watching the beasley-warriors broadcast, short thing about curry helping teach a mindfulness class to elementary students with a shot of them all meditating and doing yoga
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 23, 2018, 11:43:07 PM
watching the beasley-warriors broadcast, short thing about curry helping teach a mindfulness class to elementary students with a shot of them all meditating and doing yoga
Lol yes

Also aren't the Warriors broadcasters the absolute worst? (The old white guys at least)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: stunted on January 24, 2018, 02:44:54 AM
i dont remember what was said, but a few things did make me think to myself "man these guys are dbags"

also after curry crossed up our guy and made a 3, they started laughing and making fun of him. like come on, steph does that to everybody, why single out our guy. i was very :curse:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 26, 2018, 02:38:32 PM
At the bougie grocery store(https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180126/47a2abadde7b8843a1c52b503b7dfe30.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Chingon on January 26, 2018, 08:30:32 PM
I am drinking an anchor coffee porter.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on January 26, 2018, 11:15:49 PM
I gotta admit those one wheel hoverboards look pretty fun
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 27, 2018, 10:56:23 PM
Someone invented a pour your own beer thing for the Warriors sideline club. Maybe this is everywhere but it seems like a dumb silicon valley invention

(https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180128/68c38a4863310472f9287c36ca9dd3ae.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on January 27, 2018, 10:58:31 PM
pouring your own alcohol is very liberating.  i remember when i first saw it, in a cafeteria in italy.  i felt like a god.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on January 27, 2018, 11:22:28 PM
I went to one of those places last week in kc
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 28, 2018, 01:37:34 AM
I went to one of those places last week in kc
Yeah they made you buy a $25 card that was good for two sixteen ounce beers. It was like pouring gas where they showed how many ounces you'd poured and the cost. It didn't seem to add much value but who knows.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Skipper44 on January 28, 2018, 09:46:23 AM
Was it any faster than the usual concessions stand?

What is the sideline club?  Is it a private area or a big open bar like the one at the top of the lower level at the Sprint Center.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 28, 2018, 06:53:34 PM


Was it any faster than the usual concessions stand?

What is the sideline club?  Is it a private area or a big open bar like the one at the top of the lower level at the Sprint Center.

Not really faster, Depending on the beer you wanted. Sideline club includes a bar like Sprint center but you need to have a certain ticket to let you in. Not super private by any means
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 08, 2018, 10:43:24 AM
lol this was on my daughter's middle school newsletter:

Quote
Another reason that we need to watch out for various foods on
campus is the increased availability of a wide variety of treats
containing marijuana. Everything from chocolate bars to gummy
bears are now being made with high dosages of THC. While
these “edibles” are now legal for adults, they remain extremely
dangerous and illegal for anyone under the age of 18.
I encourage all families to have some discussion about
peer pressure and saying no to anyone offering treats with
unknown ingredients.

and then this was posted to the PTA facebook page

Quote
Checking my knowledge...in the newsletter it states that “edibles” are illegal until 18. I thought it was 21 no?
New world...just trying to keep it straight.
(Not that I’m plotting a timeline to provide edibles to my kid!!)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on February 13, 2018, 09:04:29 PM
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on February 20, 2018, 12:55:30 PM
https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Diseased-Streets-472430013.html

 :sdeek: :Yuck:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on February 20, 2018, 01:02:25 PM
 :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Pete on February 20, 2018, 01:07:42 PM
https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Diseased-Streets-472430013.html

 :sdeek: :Yuck:



Quote

A single pile of human waste, said Kuru, takes at least 30 minutes for one of his staffers to clean. “The steamer has to come. He has to park the steamer. He's got to come out with his steamer, disinfect, steam clean, roll up and go.”


It turns out that a San Fransisco Steamer is the opposite of a Cleveland Steamer.  Heyooo!  Go Cats
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: wetwillie on February 20, 2018, 01:15:27 PM
San Fran has lost a couple of real icons in the last few months to LA and Austin.  Peter Thiel and Tim Ferris both relocated citing a toxic atmosphere.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Pete on February 20, 2018, 01:45:44 PM
Those two seem kinda like douche bags to me so perhaps SF is getting better?  Food for thought.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: wetwillie on February 20, 2018, 01:51:31 PM
I’ll chew on that for a bit and give it some serious consideration.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on February 20, 2018, 01:53:20 PM
Did not realize Ferriss moved here. Don't care either, but also didn't realize it.

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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 20, 2018, 02:36:46 PM
I've seen that story making the rounds on conservative twitter. Not much to add but the Tenderloin is a weird place.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: The Big Train on February 20, 2018, 03:36:01 PM
Maybe I don’t want to move there :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on February 20, 2018, 04:40:26 PM
Maybe I don’t want to move there :lol:

I mean, every day outside my bart stop on the way to work I see someone smoking crack. Like, literally smoking crack on the sidewalk every day. It's pretty surreal. And it's not in the Tenderloin! (where all the needles are)

that said it was like 70 degrees and sunny on Saturday and people get paid shitloads of money to work here
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: The Big Train on February 20, 2018, 04:42:38 PM
Maybe I don’t want to move there :lol:

I mean, every day outside my bart stop on the way to work I see someone smoking crack. Like, literally smoking crack on the sidewalk every day. It's pretty surreal. And it's not in the Tenderloin! (where all the needles are)

that said it was like 70 degrees and sunny on Saturday and people get paid shitloads of money to work here

70 degree weather and blockchain and I’m sold
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on February 20, 2018, 05:38:13 PM
obvs the pay increase doesn’t outweigh the col increase
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Joker on March 05, 2018, 03:04:41 PM
 :sdeek:


Quote
The idea of sharing a bathroom was initially alarming, but the pictures of the house looked nice and Ms. Shiver wanted to meet new friends. For $2,200 a month, she now rents a Starcity room with a queen-size bed, a bedside table and a chair.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/04/technology/dorm-living-grown-ups-san-francisco.html
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 08, 2018, 09:12:58 PM
?s=19
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on March 08, 2018, 09:33:16 PM
that's a good policy.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 08, 2018, 11:38:40 PM
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Gooch on March 09, 2018, 09:58:11 AM
I've been saying it since it opened. The new airport in Wichita also needs a sex shop.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 26, 2018, 08:16:10 AM

Electric scooter shares have the city ENRAGED
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on April 26, 2018, 12:19:00 PM
cRusty.  Are you going to be engaged in any way in helping name your part of the Former United State of California when the state secedes/breaks up?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on April 27, 2018, 12:47:12 PM
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/theyre-now-making-vodka-from-san-francisco-fog-2018-04-27

Next up:  Nomads and Street Needles Bourbon
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on April 27, 2018, 12:52:55 PM
lolol
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on April 27, 2018, 12:55:01 PM
Anyone able to provide a review on these rent-a-scooters? I've noticed them popping up in my universe.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 27, 2018, 10:41:03 PM
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/theyre-now-making-vodka-from-san-francisco-fog-2018-04-27

Next up:  Nomads and Street Needles Bourbon
Hell yes
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 27, 2018, 10:41:47 PM
Anyone able to provide a review on these rent-a-scooters? I've noticed them popping up in my universe.
They exploded in the last month and all I've heard about it is how much people hate them. (Never heard from anyone who used one)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 31, 2018, 04:09:26 PM
Anyone able to provide a review on these rent-a-scooters? I've noticed them popping up in my universe.

http://www.sfexaminer.com/activists-block-tech-bus-commute-say-e-scooters-treated-better-homeless/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on May 31, 2018, 07:07:29 PM
Anyone able to provide a review on these rent-a-scooters? I've noticed them popping up in my universe.

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/05/electric-scooters-are-the-cargo-shorts-of-transportation/561440/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 31, 2018, 07:45:14 PM


Anyone able to provide a review on these rent-a-scooters? I've noticed them popping up in my universe.

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/05/electric-scooters-are-the-cargo-shorts-of-transportation/561440/

Quote
Yes, of course. Cyclists are annoyed by most stimuli. But there is another irritant in this particular ointment. Scooters accelerate out of a stop faster than bicycles, but the top speed of most scooters is below that of all but the slowest bikes. So if you come out of a stop next to a cyclist, you immediately lurch forward and pass them, only to watch them pass you five seconds later. And it is annoying to pass someone in the bike lane.

The only time I encountered these in a bike lane in SF they could go faster than I would normally ride, and I ride every day and generally keep up with most folks not in spandex. But if he's in a slower one, he should just let bikes go first.

I agree they look very fun. I'm pretty sure they're getting banned in SF soon, but I don't pay much attention to them beyond people losing their crap over them.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on May 31, 2018, 07:48:29 PM
I like The Atlantic, but it's not exactly my top choice to get the quick and dirty on a topic. So, I'm not gonna read that article until I have a long flight or something...

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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: wetwillie on May 31, 2018, 09:23:05 PM
I like The Atlantic, but it's not exactly my top choice to get the quick and dirty on a topic. So, I'm not gonna read that article until I have a long flight or something...

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Do you consume the ‘Longform’ podcast? It’s like drinking the Atlantic through a nice straw.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on June 01, 2018, 12:33:10 AM
I like The Atlantic, but it's not exactly my top choice to get the quick and dirty on a topic. So, I'm not gonna read that article until I have a long flight or something...

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Do you consume the ‘Longform’ podcast? It’s like drinking the Atlantic through a nice straw.
No. I prefer the 'Longhorn' podcast, but I'll chex it out.

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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on June 04, 2018, 10:37:38 AM
http://www.sacbee.com/news/business/article212449489.html





Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 05, 2018, 09:17:41 AM


http://www.sacbee.com/news/business/article212449489.html

Everyone that doesn't own a house THINKS about leaving constantly.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on June 05, 2018, 03:24:53 PM
i've been thinking about leaving (ca, not bay area) since before i moved here.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 06, 2018, 01:43:45 PM
:dunno:

(https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180606/f403a1609a2d35ce92e6a3efb9358ca9.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Trim on June 19, 2018, 10:24:53 PM
@michigancat I'm looking to road trip down the coast with my dog after labor day weekend, probably ending in SF by Thursday, or at least Friday and heading back mid-Sunday.

I know nothing.  Hadn't even opened this thread because it started when I was away and got too big to catch up.  Which would be better between these two free Hyatts as far as a base to go do stuff from?  I'll obviously have my car but wouldn't want to drive anywhere except maybe to go see BeastMode in Oakland (and only if you recommended driving over some transit option) or maybe to do something nature-y with the dog.

Grand Hyatt San Francisco
345 Stockton Street

Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero Center

T-Y.  And if this works out, let's PAK for the 9am football game.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 20, 2018, 02:35:14 PM
@michigancat I'm looking to road trip down the coast with my dog after labor day weekend, probably ending in SF by Thursday, or at least Friday and heading back mid-Sunday.

I know nothing.  Hadn't even opened this thread because it started when I was away and got too big to catch up.  Which would be better between these two free Hyatts as far as a base to go do stuff from?  I'll obviously have my car but wouldn't want to drive anywhere except maybe to go see BeastMode in Oakland (and only if you recommended driving over some transit option) or maybe to do something nature-y with the dog.

Grand Hyatt San Francisco
345 Stockton Street

Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero Center

T-Y.  And if this works out, let's PAK for the 9am football game.

I can't really help much w/ dog friendly stuff, but Fort Funston or Baker Beach are good dog beaches. Dolores Park for an afternoon if the dog can handle crowds. BeastMode is easily accessible from Bart but dogs aren't supposed to ride. if you drive something like this would be a nice East Bay hike: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/lake-anza-wildcat-gorge-meadows-canyon-curran-trails and if you like beer you could hit up Fieldwork Brewery on the way back.

"Official" KSU watch parties in SF will probably be in the Richmond this year which is busable. Doubt they let dogs in the place though.

The Embarcadero Hyatt will be closer to the ferry building and water but you'll have a lot more options to do things at Stockton even if it's a little farther from transit. They're only like a mile or so apart (mostly flat) so not even that huge of a deal to walk from one to the other.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Trim on June 20, 2018, 02:59:28 PM
:thumbs:

She'll be good chilling in the hotel when I go to do non-dog stuff.  Worked fine in Portland when I bailed for a Blazers game and I'll be able to test it over a longer trip here in a few weeks.  And she's cool with any level of crowd at a beach or park so I'll check those you listed to see when's good to try to fit one or two in.  Pretty low-maintenance all around.

Combo'n Beastmode with a hike and brewery would make taking the car out to go over that way worthwhile.  Official KSU watch party is cool - seattle's are unintentionally hilarious - but so is finding an unofficial spot.

So as far as just finding bars and interesting stuff to wander through close to the hotel, Stockton's better?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 20, 2018, 03:13:14 PM
:thumbs:

She'll be good chilling in the hotel when I go to do non-dog stuff.  Worked fine in Portland when I bailed for a Blazers game and I'll be able to test it over a longer trip here in a few weeks.  And she's cool with any level of crowd at a beach or park so I'll check those you listed to see when's good to try to fit one or two in.  Pretty low-maintenance all around.

Combo'n Beastmode with a hike and brewery would make taking the car out to go over that way worthwhile.  Official KSU watch party is cool - seattle's are unintentionally hilarious - but so is finding an unofficial spot.

So as far as just finding bars and interesting stuff to wander through close to the hotel, Stockton's better?

yeah definitely, lots more options close to Stockton even if it's a bit touristy. It's really close to Union Square and Chinatown which is right next to North Beach which is kinda touristy but less touristy than Union Square.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Trim on June 20, 2018, 03:29:09 PM
Perfect, I'll reserve it for that Friday and Saturday night and then start planning backwards up the coast to figure out my path there.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Trim on June 20, 2018, 04:06:19 PM
After all that, forgot that the annual free night can only be for up to a category 4.  Shitty Hyatt Centric at Fisherman's Wharf it is!  I'm used to walking a lot.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 20, 2018, 04:33:27 PM
After all that, forgot that the annual free night can only be for up to a category 4.  Shitty Hyatt Centric at Fisherman's Wharf it is!  I'm used to walking a lot.

probably more touristy than even Union Square and definitely harder to get around but IIRC that's a decent hotel. This is a wonderful bar that's real close: http://www.sweetiesartbar.com/ but there are plenty of other divey places when you get away from the Rainforest Cafe crap.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Trim on June 20, 2018, 04:47:21 PM
probably more touristy than even Union Square and definitely harder to get around but IIRC that's a decent hotel. This is a wonderful bar that's real close: http://www.sweetiesartbar.com/ but there are plenty of other divey places when you get away from the Rainforest Cafe crap.

Sounds identical to where I lived that time you were up here.  That'll work well enough.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on June 20, 2018, 07:43:35 PM
go to the tucking malt house
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on June 23, 2018, 02:39:35 PM
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on June 23, 2018, 03:28:15 PM
what a rough ridin' $!#*
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: wetwillie on June 23, 2018, 05:52:27 PM
How’s an artisanal water distributor supposed to make an honest buck with all these illegal’s selling bootlegged stuff on the streets?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on June 23, 2018, 07:14:05 PM
It's so cringe when she realizes her hide-and-seek spot had been compromised.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on June 23, 2018, 07:22:16 PM
It's so cringe when she realizes her hide-and-seek spot had been compromised.

let out a huge laugh when she ducked
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on June 23, 2018, 07:26:19 PM
She has no option left other than to rise from her squatting position and act tough :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on June 23, 2018, 07:26:56 PM
And she's blushing from embarrassment. I almost feel bad for her.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on June 23, 2018, 07:27:56 PM
It's so cringe when she realizes her hide-and-seek spot had been compromised.

let out a huge laugh when she ducked

that was amaze. I'm just going to disappear over here and....
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on June 23, 2018, 09:33:04 PM
god, how i hate americans.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 25, 2018, 04:55:16 PM
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/25/dining/san-francisco-restaurants-service.html

FTR, souvla is insanely overrated
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on June 25, 2018, 05:27:44 PM
I hope this catches on, waiters/waitresses are mostly useless middlemen.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 25, 2018, 05:36:27 PM
I hope this catches on, waiters/waitresses are mostly useless middlemen.

Like, I don't mind standing outside waiting in line to order, but the lack of tables is obnoxious (at this particular place). I don't need to hold my number and water waiting for someone to finish their average chicken pita wrap. Also you still are expected to tip there. :dunno:

My wife can't stand standing to order. she gets nervous about being rushed I think.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 25, 2018, 07:27:16 PM


^entire account is a pretty great SF thing
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on June 25, 2018, 07:37:36 PM
nyc restaurants are having a similar problem with chefs...the chefs cannot afford to live close enough to their restaurant
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: wetwillie on June 25, 2018, 07:47:58 PM
I hope this catches on, waiters/waitresses are mostly useless middlemen.

For sure, this is the beginning of their end hopefully.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on June 26, 2018, 10:49:19 AM
wackycat would irl starve to death
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on June 26, 2018, 11:06:42 AM
https://www.sfgate.com/expensive-san-francisco/article/low-income-families-sf-bay-area-hud-statistics-13024580.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on June 26, 2018, 11:14:06 AM
i would consider $117,400 to be low income anywhere
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on June 26, 2018, 11:25:07 AM
wackycat would irl starve to death
wut
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on June 26, 2018, 11:26:21 AM
I would just live at my in laws side condo by the bridge for free, so i'd be fine, bud.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on June 26, 2018, 11:29:58 AM
I would just live at my in laws side condo by the bridge for free, so i'd be fine, bud.

I hate to extinguish a potential wacky war, but I think he was referring to having no more waiters/waitresses
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on June 26, 2018, 11:36:55 AM
Gotcha. Didn’t read the link. Just the cost of living stuff.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on June 26, 2018, 11:38:44 AM
I’m already frugal in KC, I can’t imagine how I’d run our books in San Fran. :sdeek:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on June 26, 2018, 11:46:50 AM
No mas fun money
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on June 26, 2018, 11:56:19 AM
Yup! No bueno.


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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on June 26, 2018, 12:08:26 PM
i would consider $117,400 to be low income anywhere

with one exception- lawrentucky, ks.  making $117k in lawrentucky is bezos type coinage
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on June 26, 2018, 12:11:52 PM
You could buy both of those gigantic farm stuff stores
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on June 26, 2018, 12:14:55 PM
Yeah, lots of AllHen field Houses in your backyard.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Shooter Jones on June 26, 2018, 03:23:56 PM
After a quick google search, I'm guessing #permitpatty is currently wishing she wasn't such a huge bitch.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on June 29, 2018, 11:31:22 AM
this bay area nazi is a man, but still looks exactly like huckabee sanders.

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on June 29, 2018, 11:32:09 AM
haha


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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 29, 2018, 11:54:37 AM
:lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 23, 2018, 09:40:03 PM
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on July 23, 2018, 09:46:46 PM
I saw there have been a bunch of stabbings happening in SF
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 23, 2018, 10:01:01 PM
I saw there have been a bunch of stabbings happening in SF
Actually just one stabbing on Bart in Oakland. A couple other folks got beat up on Bart and died
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on July 24, 2018, 09:14:16 AM
Resident goEMAW Califs. Please turn off your grow lights and other electrical items and unplug your electric cars for the next several days. 

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 24, 2018, 10:02:56 AM
Resident goEMAW Califs. Please turn off your grow lights and other electrical items and unplug your electric cars for the next several days.
What is this in reference to
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on July 24, 2018, 02:40:40 PM
https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Power-Conservation-California-Heat-Wave-Air-Conditioning-Flex-Alert-488981321.html
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on July 24, 2018, 06:10:56 PM
it is so rough ridin' hot.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Chingon on July 24, 2018, 06:29:54 PM
From what I understand, a Coors Light will help.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on July 24, 2018, 06:52:09 PM
we need to destroy the sun, chingon.  a cold beer isn't going to help at all.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 24, 2018, 07:25:18 PM
Last I checked this was a goddam San Francisco Things thread

(https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180725/5e89ba982f37d3c8008de3ee0a868ec0.jpg)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on July 24, 2018, 07:27:49 PM
 :curse:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 24, 2018, 07:28:13 PM
I have a jacket just in my bag just in case it's too windy and cold on my walk to the murder train
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on July 24, 2018, 08:13:34 PM
my god, what i'd give to be killed with a cool breeze caressing my brow.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on July 25, 2018, 06:46:54 AM
?s=21


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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on July 25, 2018, 08:50:56 AM
did they get the boba tea exception included?


personal aside - my wife bought a bunch of non-disposable straws and now any time we purchase a drink outside of the house she complains that she forget to bring any of them.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on July 25, 2018, 08:57:52 AM
Lol
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on July 25, 2018, 09:00:59 AM
did they get the boba tea exception included?


personal aside - my wife bought a bunch of non-disposable straws and now any time we purchase a drink outside of the house she complains that she forget to bring any of them.

same with us and the reusable shopping bags.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on July 25, 2018, 09:50:29 AM
Last I checked this was a goddam San Francisco Things thread

(https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180725/5e89ba982f37d3c8008de3ee0a868ec0.jpg)

Officials issued a state wide alert. 

Have they already broke that state up?  If so, have you put in any suggestions for renaming your new state, cRusty. 



Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on July 25, 2018, 10:35:27 AM
why don't people just use paper straws, they're the best
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Brock Landers on July 26, 2018, 12:47:00 PM
San Francisco weighs ban on employee cafeterias.  This seems rather absurd.

https://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/article215493815.html (https://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/article215493815.html)


“We don’t want employees biking or driving into their office, staying there all day long and going home. This is about getting people out of their office, interacting with the community and adding to the vibrancy of the community.”

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on July 26, 2018, 12:50:59 PM
Lol
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on July 26, 2018, 12:55:23 PM
it's like an onion article but it's an irl city
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on July 26, 2018, 12:59:17 PM
:lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on July 26, 2018, 01:25:17 PM
More employees out on the streets means more eyes for spotting human waste and reporting it . . . upside all around here.

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 26, 2018, 03:38:21 PM
I don't think that article mentioned that the city gave all the tech companies in this particular neighborhood insane tax breaks to revitalize the area. It was really dumb of the city to do that.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on July 26, 2018, 06:49:36 PM
how long ago did that happen
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on July 26, 2018, 10:34:05 PM
?s=21


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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 26, 2018, 11:08:46 PM
how long ago did that happen
Like 2011?

https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/S-F-tax-day-protest-marches-on-Twitter-5405393.php#photo-3311608

It's all mumped up
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on July 28, 2018, 05:20:09 PM
slyin can come to the bay area and run crap
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on July 28, 2018, 10:05:49 PM
what i wouldn't give to be able to crap on a cool foggy street.

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 28, 2018, 10:27:11 PM


what i wouldn't give to be able to crap on a cool foggy street.


People have very unfunny takes on this and the straws
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on July 29, 2018, 10:41:00 AM
Nope, the takes are hilarious.

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 29, 2018, 04:05:40 PM
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on July 29, 2018, 04:07:20 PM
 :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on July 29, 2018, 04:51:49 PM
Quote
Fresno is currently in its 24th consecutive day of triple digit heat with no end in sight to this string during the next 7 days.

 :cry:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 29, 2018, 04:55:32 PM
Quote
Fresno is currently in its 24th consecutive day of triple digit heat with no end in sight to this string during the next 7 days.

 :cry:

we sat outside for lunch today and I wore a jacket and shorts but sat in the sun instead of under the umbrella :cool:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on July 29, 2018, 05:33:02 PM
i only hope someone shat on you, stabbed you in the throat and reported you for sitting outside in the sun without a license.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on July 29, 2018, 05:45:08 PM
 :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 29, 2018, 11:41:18 PM
This is pretty well done

https://www.npr.org/sections/money/2018/07/27/633238360/episode-856-yes-in-my-backyard?utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=bufferef794&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 29, 2018, 11:53:11 PM
This is pretty well done

https://www.npr.org/sections/money/2018/07/27/633238360/episode-856-yes-in-my-backyard?utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=bufferef794&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer
Related

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 30, 2018, 12:02:31 AM
This is pretty well done

https://www.npr.org/sections/money/2018/07/27/633238360/episode-856-yes-in-my-backyard?utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=bufferef794&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer
Related

One hell of a Twitter feed

?s=19

:fatty:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on July 30, 2018, 07:35:30 AM
Yikes
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 31, 2018, 09:52:21 AM
Berkeley zoning board hearings are great


Quote
“This is an insane invasion of privacy to the folks who live next door. This is not how we do things in Berkeley,” said Commissioner Carrie Olson, who is Councilwoman Kate Harrison’s appointee to the board. Olson said the project would block too much light for the immediate neighbor to the east. “Berkeleyans depend on the afternoon sun. It’s what we live for.”

This is in reference to a proposed five story building on the busiest street in Berkeley

http://www.berkeleyside.com/2018/07/30/berkeley-zoning-board-says-latest-2701-shattuck-proposal-is-still-excessive
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sys on July 31, 2018, 10:04:43 AM
trause sounds good, hopefully she wins.  i've liked what i've heard from breed since the election.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on July 31, 2018, 10:33:26 AM
Building up fights urban sprawl.   
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 31, 2018, 10:37:36 AM
Building up fights urban sprawl.
For sure but homeowners in Berkeley don't really give a crap
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Kat Kid on July 31, 2018, 09:24:05 PM
Clara Jeffery is a monster, but if you dare, read the entire thread to gain even more insight in to just how awful all the losers from Frisco are.

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 31, 2018, 09:42:24 PM
Clara Jeffery is a monster, but if you dare, read the entire thread to gain even more insight in to just how awful all the losers from Frisco are.



I mean...

Quote
The Green Cross had been in business in Noe Valley in 2004 before neighbors in the Fair Oaks area, tired of the parade of customers from all over town the dispensary was drawing, organized and drove him out before he’d been there two years. A plan to relocate to Fisherman’s Wharf was scuttled with “help” from then-Mayor Gavin Newsom, who’d yet to discover his deep appreciation for marijuana legalization.

https://hoodline.com/2018/02/the-green-cross-the-first-sf-neighborhood-shop-to-sell-recreational-marijuana


Also, the real progressives were pissed that SF rushed into giving permits to rich white folks instead of giving half the permits to people with marijuana convictions on their record...

Quote
Oakland’s cannabis permitting system was passed under an ordinance that has been amended and discussed for more than a year. Half of all permits the city will issue will go to people who qualify under the Equity Permit Program.

Those who qualify for equity permits are people convicted of a marijuana-related offense in Oakland, who earn an income less than 80 percent of the city average, or who have lived for 10 of the past 20 years in an Oakland neighborhood that saw a high number of cannabis arrests.

https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/Oakland-reviewing-255-permit-applications-to-12369894.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 31, 2018, 10:00:54 PM
Also, Chinatown is where everyone gets their illegal fireworks lol
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on August 02, 2018, 07:31:49 PM
?s=21


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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 02, 2018, 08:11:29 PM
?s=21


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He's such a dork
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on August 02, 2018, 08:21:58 PM
ULTIMATE dork. Maximum.


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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on August 02, 2018, 08:23:21 PM
Imagine that being your “it’s expensive in the Bay Area!” Tweet. It’s what the Nebraskans crave. Ima still vote for him


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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on August 02, 2018, 10:15:36 PM
hey pal nice to meet you, what do you do for a living?

glad you asked, i’m a bike estimator.  I estimate how much bikes cost.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 02, 2018, 10:41:03 PM
Imagine that being your “it’s expensive in the Bay Area!” Tweet. It’s what the Nebraskans crave. Ima still vote for him


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I'll admit I would love to know where he was
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on August 03, 2018, 01:26:18 AM
hey pal nice to meet you, what do you do for a living?

glad you asked, i’m a bike estimator.  I estimate how much bikes cost.
The dude rides bikes!

+1 mocat points
-1 Trim points
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 06, 2018, 08:30:24 AM
?s=19
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: ChiCat on August 06, 2018, 09:14:17 AM
I would love to know what she actually saw
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on August 06, 2018, 09:16:45 AM
?s=19

lol'd at this

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Trim on August 06, 2018, 11:43:50 PM
How does she know it used to be a beautiful place if this was her first time there?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on August 07, 2018, 08:00:41 AM
How does she know it used to be a beautiful place if this was her first time there?

well, san fran has been incred liberal the entire time she's been alive plus an additional long amount of time so I'm guessing paintings or old timey photos.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on August 18, 2018, 08:33:25 AM
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Trim on September 01, 2018, 09:05:53 PM
This shitty game has allowed me to catch up on this entire thread.  Quoting these so I can find them next week when I need stuff to do.

@michigancat I'm looking to road trip down the coast with my dog after labor day weekend, probably ending in SF by Thursday, or at least Friday and heading back mid-Sunday.

I know nothing.  Hadn't even opened this thread because it started when I was away and got too big to catch up.  Which would be better between these two free Hyatts as far as a base to go do stuff from?  I'll obviously have my car but wouldn't want to drive anywhere except maybe to go see BeastMode in Oakland (and only if you recommended driving over some transit option) or maybe to do something nature-y with the dog.

Grand Hyatt San Francisco
345 Stockton Street

Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero Center

T-Y.  And if this works out, let's PAK for the 9am football game.

I can't really help much w/ dog friendly stuff, but Fort Funston or Baker Beach are good dog beaches. Dolores Park for an afternoon if the dog can handle crowds. BeastMode is easily accessible from Bart but dogs aren't supposed to ride. if you drive something like this would be a nice East Bay hike: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/lake-anza-wildcat-gorge-meadows-canyon-curran-trails and if you like beer you could hit up Fieldwork Brewery on the way back.

"Official" KSU watch parties in SF will probably be in the Richmond this year which is busable. Doubt they let dogs in the place though.

The Embarcadero Hyatt will be closer to the ferry building and water but you'll have a lot more options to do things at Stockton even if it's a little farther from transit. They're only like a mile or so apart (mostly flat) so not even that huge of a deal to walk from one to the other.

Well then I'd probably hit the beach chalet for brunch, drive through golden gate park, maybe stop to see the casting pools or bison, head to  the gg bridge overlook and look around, drive from there to Alamo square to see the painted ladies (just drive by, don't stop), drive down Lombard on your way to a garage in north beach.

From there you can explore on foot north beach (obv), Chinatown, and fisherman's wharf. North beach has things like beat museum & city lights bookstore, dive bars full of European tourists, Italian restaurants, etc. You can also grab a sandwich at naked lunch or molinari's and take it to the top of one of the hills with great views and pretend you're Kerouac.

Chinatown is obviously Chinatown.

The wharf has wackys favorite animals and clam chowder and great views but is super touristy. This: http://www.museemechanique.org is kind of a quick free weird thing to do if you have time. You could also throw in a cable car ride to Chinatown which is easily my favorite tourist thing to do.

After that I'd probably go to brainwash cafe in soma for some open mic comedy: http://www.brainwash.com/index.html

That's a lot for one day but you pretty much hit most of the good stuff unique to sf.

Other things to hit:

The Mission/Valencia street/Dolores Park
Restaurants (I really only eat nice meals in Oakland so I'm not much help here)


And I guess that's it. Come to think of it, there's not all that much to do here. I don't get why so many euros visit


@michigancat Let me know what you're thinking for the 'cats game (lol) and any other times you'd want to pak.  I haven't committed to any plans yet.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Trim on September 08, 2018, 11:15:54 AM
ON BRAND:

Rusty late to watch party, me checking phone to make sure I'm at the right place because it looked closed, stepped in sidewalk crap.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on September 08, 2018, 12:05:12 PM
Human or animal?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Trim on September 08, 2018, 12:11:30 PM
Consistency seemed dog, but size seemed human. Horse?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 19, 2018, 11:26:12 AM
This tweet was incredibly eye rolling/cringeworthy.


Basically, a cyclist died and this guy saying "this is why we stand on the line" is a reference to human-protected bike lane stunts.

https://usa.streetsblog.org/2017/11/10/activists-form-chains-of-human-bollards-to-demand-protected-bike-lanes/

Ugh
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Brock Landers on September 19, 2018, 01:12:58 PM
Solution:  use all the homeless people to form those human chains.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Trim on September 19, 2018, 01:18:39 PM
The problem with the human chains is that the bikers then have to ride over and through those humans when they want to get out of the bike lanes to ride in the car lanes or the sidewalk or across traffic or whatever they think is most advantageous to them at the moment.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on September 19, 2018, 01:31:55 PM
Solution: poop bollards
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 19, 2018, 01:54:04 PM
The problem with the human chains is that the bikers then have to ride over and through those humans when they want to get out of the bike lanes to ride in the car lanes or the sidewalk or across traffic or whatever they think is most advantageous to them at the moment.

someone's bitter! I mean, you have to get out of the bike lane to turn. But the person killed was riding in a crosswalk which is like a day 1 nono. :dunno:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on September 19, 2018, 01:59:28 PM
The problem with the human chains is that the bikers then have to ride over and through those humans when they want to get out of the bike lanes to ride in the car lanes or the sidewalk or across traffic or whatever they think is most advantageous to them at the moment.

someone's bitter! I mean, you have to get out of the bike lane to turn. But the person killed was riding in a crosswalk which is like a day 1 nono. :dunno:

Wait, so the cyclist was riding in a crosswalk, and that's why they fight? That's why they stand on the line?


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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 19, 2018, 02:43:47 PM
The problem with the human chains is that the bikers then have to ride over and through those humans when they want to get out of the bike lanes to ride in the car lanes or the sidewalk or across traffic or whatever they think is most advantageous to them at the moment.

someone's bitter! I mean, you have to get out of the bike lane to turn. But the person killed was riding in a crosswalk which is like a day 1 nono. :dunno:

Wait, so the cyclist was riding in a crosswalk, and that's why they fight? That's why they stand on the line?


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haha...but I saw that and I was like yeah of course the cyclist got hit

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on September 19, 2018, 02:50:56 PM
isn't it illegal to ride on the sidewalk
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 8manpick on September 19, 2018, 02:55:31 PM
I assume that in SF (like Chicago) it is illegal to ride on the sidewalk and in crosswalks?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 19, 2018, 03:25:54 PM
I assume that in SF (like Chicago) it is illegal to ride on the sidewalk and in crosswalks?

yeah I'm pretty sure
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on September 19, 2018, 03:32:25 PM
Inside Edition TV crew in SF doing a story on smash and grab car robberies . . . gets smashed and grabbed.

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on September 19, 2018, 05:06:42 PM
bill o'reilly got his big start on inside edition.  i guess that was before he learned so much about politicin'
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: wetwillie on September 19, 2018, 07:00:58 PM
bill o'reilly got his big start on inside edition.  i guess that was before he learned so much about politicin'

eff it, we’ll do it live!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on September 19, 2018, 07:26:32 PM
that’s such a great video
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on September 19, 2018, 09:31:37 PM
Inside Edition TV crew in SF doing a story on smash and grab car robberies . . . gets smashed and grabbed.

 :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 19, 2018, 10:21:01 PM
Inside Edition TV crew in SF doing a story on smash and grab car robberies . . . gets smashed and grabbed.

 :lol:

holy crap



:lol: :lol: :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 19, 2018, 10:21:32 PM
also they went to my Bart station! :excited:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on September 19, 2018, 10:26:52 PM
Good grief
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on September 19, 2018, 10:31:57 PM
Ugh news people are the absolute worst
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 19, 2018, 10:36:56 PM
Ugh news people are the absolute worst

oh for sure eff those people. also eff the guy living next door to the painted ladies trying to bust people breaking into cars. good grief man go trade some stocks or something
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Trim on September 19, 2018, 10:37:24 PM
What's the deal with the Billy Baldwin-in-Sliver guy?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on September 20, 2018, 06:42:56 AM
Nearby

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Pete on September 20, 2018, 10:09:08 PM
Nearby


LOL.  “Uneducated” as the description for the unsavory types is so rough ridin' cringy.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 20, 2018, 10:15:49 PM
Nearby


LOL.  “Uneducated” as the description for the unsavory types is so rough ridin' cringy.
Housing debates in places like Cupertino are insane
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 23, 2018, 04:19:03 PM
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: slackcat on September 23, 2018, 08:09:12 PM
Nearby


I feel their pain.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 24, 2018, 05:00:16 PM

I actually drove past a sideshow in East Oakland at like 9 on a Saturday night this summer :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 24, 2018, 05:00:57 PM

I actually drove past a sideshow in East Oakland at like 9 on a Saturday night this summer :lol:

also sidewshows infuriate white people :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on September 24, 2018, 07:26:19 PM
shutting down public streets so piece of crap people can endanger other piece of crap people and non-piece of shits too is probably hated by many races

it’s really too bad that IR wasn’t from an ac-130 gunship so they could have cratered the entire area in and around the “sideshow”
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on September 24, 2018, 10:03:35 PM
shutting down public streets so piece of crap people can endanger other piece of crap people and non-piece of shits too is probably hated by many races

it’s really too bad that IR wasn’t from an ac-130 gunship so they could have cratered the entire area in and around the “sideshow”
:cyclist:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on September 24, 2018, 10:15:20 PM
do young folk like the motorcycle guys who shut down highways and streets while they ride wheelies and stuff?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on September 26, 2018, 10:32:51 PM
cRusty tries so very, very hard.   

In other San Fran News:

https://www.sacbee.com/latest-news/article219036790.html
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on September 26, 2018, 10:59:55 PM
https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/apple-store-robbery-california-stolen-iphones-macs-13257737.php

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Trim on September 26, 2018, 11:21:02 PM
https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/apple-store-robbery-california-stolen-iphones-macs-13257737.php



This appears to be explicitly NOT a San Francisco thing.

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Though Apple stores have been targeted from the North Bay to the South Bay, San Francisco stores, which have uniformed officers onsite, have not been recently hit.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on September 27, 2018, 09:45:12 AM
https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/apple-store-robbery-california-stolen-iphones-macs-13257737.php



https://www.kshb.com/news/local-news/thieves-snatch-electronics-at-apple-store-on-the-plaza-in-front-of-several-witnesses
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on September 27, 2018, 09:49:32 AM
Does Alabama even have apple stores?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on September 27, 2018, 09:13:52 PM
Does Alabama even have apple stores?

Yep, there's one right by the Shake Shack that opened before the Shake Shack  in KC.

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 8manpick on September 27, 2018, 10:28:31 PM
Does Alabama even have apple stores?

Yep, there's one right by the Shake Shack that opened before the Shake Shack  in KC.
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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on September 27, 2018, 11:54:31 PM
Roasted
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on September 28, 2018, 12:38:56 AM
Haha


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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on September 28, 2018, 09:15:35 AM
Roasted

 :Cheers:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on September 28, 2018, 09:24:09 AM
Roasted

 :Cheers:

 ;)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 05, 2018, 10:20:16 PM
Was at a free bluegrass and folk festival and the Blue Angels are in town for Fleet Week and they flew over the festival and lots of people booed
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Trim on October 06, 2018, 12:11:18 PM
Was at a free bluegrass and folk festival and the Blue Angels are in town for Fleet Week and they flew over the festival and lots of people booed

:love:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on October 11, 2018, 09:09:50 AM
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The City of San Francisco
October 9 at 8:23 PM ·
You're either a millionaire or you crap on the sidewalk, there's no in between.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on October 11, 2018, 09:10:58 AM
We all know which kRusty is smdh
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 11, 2018, 10:08:05 AM
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The City of San Francisco
October 9 at 8:23 PM ·
You're either a millionaire or you crap on the sidewalk, there's no in between.
What is that from

Also

https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/amp/Southeast-neighborhoods-grapple-with-RVs-next-13297778.php?__twitter_impression=true
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on October 11, 2018, 10:36:23 AM
Saw it reposted on Facebook. Their Facebook page.

https://www.facebook.com/TheCityofSanFrancisco/?__tn__=kCH-R&eid=ARCpmzax8TFR8EFCnE0DInkAFlQsJwA58MTLOGbAbgzw-9v548Z2GLfT2LakC3X-5qFzrRw12AK4I1Zs&hc_ref=ARS3QcHMtEINbyt1gqAX75TJhtdpgDwP_Eh09tyl5sxzQRQlesEdqkUuz15Zuahg9GY&fref=nf&__xts__[0]=68.ARC2aTayXgmVsZ8mb5kvaFnwnxOc6awYAb3h0ASyRL7Uo8OygbGtwCqbIGrfWRM-T6CP6mgg5o6TS6nj3pUvfKNrzU9bXEKVszJQmSOww0JamK9mLF6U2vkKIJvCDZ-z4iDQ9xVSdZwqi2hXXc0vpGcfntcyIZeZHJvVDoIcYp6z2bAmDH1X8MQ
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on October 11, 2018, 10:40:10 AM
Wackycat08, bud...  :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 420seriouscat69 on October 11, 2018, 10:47:20 AM
 :D
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on October 11, 2018, 12:39:42 PM
:lol:

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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 13, 2018, 08:01:29 PM
Ok this one was funny but the rest was very bad


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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: slackcat on October 16, 2018, 07:13:21 AM
The City of San Francisco shared AppIe's post.
August 15 ·

We are doing everything we can to provide restroom solutions for people living on the street.
AppIe
August 15 ·

We are working on an update that will allow users to defecate into their iPhone 10

 :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on October 16, 2018, 09:47:09 AM
Sunday night football postgame

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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on November 15, 2018, 11:28:51 AM
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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on November 15, 2018, 11:29:16 AM
I'm about to get to 16th Street Bart, will post an update.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on November 15, 2018, 11:31:17 AM
Bless you kRusty
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on November 15, 2018, 11:37:00 AM
There was nothing going on, fake news

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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on November 15, 2018, 12:41:14 PM
that one appears to have a broken ass seat
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on November 15, 2018, 03:12:56 PM
that one appears to have a broken ass seat
Not shown: the everyday crack smokers
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Dlew12 on November 15, 2018, 04:23:40 PM
why don't people like bike shares?   :confused:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on November 15, 2018, 06:28:00 PM
why don't people like bike shares?   :confused:

For a mysterious reason they become enraged about the scoots too. I do t get it.


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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on November 15, 2018, 06:47:37 PM
Michigancat, does it smell smoky there?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Trim on November 15, 2018, 07:06:44 PM
why don't people like bike shares?   :confused:

For a mysterious reason they become enraged about the scoots too. I do t get it.

Like with OBz and KSU, it's about the people.  I just got into it 30 minutes ago with bike sharer.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on November 15, 2018, 10:02:14 PM
yep if the scooter people would a) yield to pedestrians b) stay off sidewalks and c) not park them all over the sidewalks impeding sidewalk traffic, i’d probably hate them 10% less

but since no consequences, all of these things are problems

also, I live in an area that’s concentrated with them so it’s just all too much

no one bike shares because it’s so stupid so who cares? not me bros

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on November 15, 2018, 11:01:55 PM
Michigancat, does it smell smoky there?
Office gave out air masks. School cancelled. My gym is closed tomorrow. It's pretty bad.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on November 15, 2018, 11:03:16 PM
why don't people like bike shares?   :confused:
It's a symbol of gentrification. The thought is it is a sign that the area is becoming more wealthy and current residents will be pushed out.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on November 15, 2018, 11:05:48 PM


why don't people like bike shares?   :confused:

For a mysterious reason they become enraged about the scoots too. I do t get it.


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GUESS WHO WORKS FOR SCOOT NOW (not me)

People hate scooters because they discourage people from using public transit and make a mess of the sidewalks. Both are true. Also people hate them because they're run by bad person startups.

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on November 15, 2018, 11:08:58 PM
why don't people like bike shares?   :confused:
It's a symbol of gentrification. The thought is it is a sign that the area is becoming more wealthy and current residents will be pushed out.
Did this not already happen long ago? Or is it the old gentrifiers who are now in danger of being regentrified?

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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on November 15, 2018, 11:10:21 PM
https://www.sfchronicle.com/food/amp/Chalupa-in-paradise-Does-Pacifica-have-the-13379462.php?__twitter_impression=true
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on November 15, 2018, 11:25:06 PM


why don't people like bike shares?   :confused:
It's a symbol of gentrification. The thought is it is a sign that the area is becoming more wealthy and current residents will be pushed out.
Did this not already happen long ago? Or is it the old gentrifiers who are now in danger of being regentrified?

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Around 16th and mission it's mostly Latinos still. Not exactly the Castro, where you'd have a point as white gays are being forced out. Like, it's inevitable that the mission is going to be stupid expensive long term, but there's still plenty of working poor in the neighborhood holding out as long as they can.


Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on November 15, 2018, 11:33:29 PM
I don't really understand why someone would feel entitled to live somewhere they can no longer afford to live. At the same time, I'm not trying to get into a huge debate about it, because whatever . . .

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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on November 16, 2018, 02:38:24 AM
I don't really understand why someone would feel entitled to live somewhere they can no longer afford to live. At the same time, I'm not trying to get into a huge debate about it, because whatever . . .

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It's a really interesting discussion. I used to have a similar view to you but have definitely become more sympathetic over time. A lot of folks displaced pretty much have to leave the area completely, which would kind of suck if you grew up in the neighborhood or were raising kids or had any sort of social circle in place. It isn't like these people can move to a shittier SF neighborhood, they have to move to at least Stockton or something.

Also California has Prop 13 which prevents homeowners from ever having their property tax reassessed as home values increase, because we can't have homeowners forced out of a neighborhood they can no longer afford. It's pretty mumped up given how few rent controlled units there are.

What bothers me more than people thinking they are entitled to live in expensive areas are the people who stop any new housing from being built. Lots of otherwise smart people don't think you can soften rent increases by increasing the housing supply. It's an odd union of extreme progressive renters and wealthy conservative homeowners who generally lead the charge against any new housing and it makes me crazy.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on November 16, 2018, 07:31:27 AM
that's a good TL/DR summary mich. I pretty much dislike all of the people involved after reading it.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on November 17, 2018, 07:55:40 AM
Michigancat, does it smell smoky there?
Office gave out air masks. School cancelled. My gym is closed tomorrow. It's pretty bad.

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on November 17, 2018, 08:47:15 AM
My Instagram feed is full of Bay areans acting like rough ridin' brave warriors for walking around in an N95 mask in air slightly worse than your typical Tuesday in Delhi. It's pretty obnoxious.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on November 17, 2018, 09:30:35 AM
https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2018/11/17/behold-latest-sign-apocalypse-air-mask-selfies-fire-ravaged-california/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.d504d1478615
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on November 17, 2018, 10:56:54 AM
I mean gag me

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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Trim on November 17, 2018, 11:16:55 AM
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Get on Amazon. It’s evil, I know, but they deliver overnight.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on November 17, 2018, 03:23:17 PM
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Get on Amazon. It’s evil, I know, but they deliver overnight.
LOL idiots
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on November 21, 2018, 02:56:45 AM
Invalid Tweet ID?s=19
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on November 21, 2018, 10:59:01 AM
Listening to (conservative) A.M. radio this morning, and all the old farts were calling in to complain about how eScooters are dangerous and killing people right and left. Yes, this is also the "guns don't kill people"/personal responsibility crowd. Quite the pickle.

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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on November 30, 2018, 01:56:03 PM
Spotted on Instagram

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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 03, 2018, 10:44:08 AM
You know how dog-friendly offices are all the rage in SF? I just saw a woman who works in an architecture firm next door walk into her office carrying a rabbit.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on December 27, 2018, 06:06:26 PM
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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 28, 2018, 12:04:34 AM
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You got an alert for that? Like, duh.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on December 31, 2018, 04:17:07 PM
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on December 31, 2018, 04:49:35 PM
No idea who that is but it's some good white San franciscan smug
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on January 07, 2019, 10:03:02 AM
First, I didn't know there was a Zuckerberg hospital.
Second, WTF:

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it doesn’t participate in the networks of any private health insurers

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Kat Kid on January 07, 2019, 10:37:10 AM
cross post from travel thread, but Golden Gate Park is a gem.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on January 15, 2019, 01:31:14 PM
I'm eating sushi at a place on Kansas street in potrero hill. This neighborhood looks like how the movies show SF
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 15, 2019, 08:35:23 PM
I'm eating sushi at a place on Kansas street in potrero hill. This neighborhood looks like how the movies show SF

WTF man

Portrero is a very "locals only" neighborhood in that there's really no reason for anyone to go there unless there's a show at Bottom of the Hill (rare, because that place kind of sucks)

Thee Parkside and Connecticut Yankee are good bars close by (unless Parkside has a show)

Also I think Hayes Valley or Lower Haight are more stereotypical SF movie ish but that's probably just because I go there more often
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on January 15, 2019, 09:17:14 PM


I'm eating sushi at a place on Kansas street in potrero hill. This neighborhood looks like how the movies show SF

WTF man

Portrero is a very "locals only" neighborhood in that there's really no reason for anyone to go there unless there's a show at Bottom of the Hill (rare, because that place kind of sucks)

Thee Parkside and Connecticut Yankee are good bars close by (unless Parkside has a show)

Also I think Hayes Valley or Lower Haight are more stereotypical SF movie ish but that's probably just because I go there more often


I walked all over the place in potrero and yeah it seemed like everyone knew one another.
I'm only in town for like 36 hrs and staying in palo alto and it's gross.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 15, 2019, 09:39:38 PM




I'm eating sushi at a place on Kansas street in potrero hill. This neighborhood looks like how the movies show SF

WTF man

Portrero is a very "locals only" neighborhood in that there's really no reason for anyone to go there unless there's a show at Bottom of the Hill (rare, because that place kind of sucks)

Thee Parkside and Connecticut Yankee are good bars close by (unless Parkside has a show)

Also I think Hayes Valley or Lower Haight are more stereotypical SF movie ish but that's probably just because I go there more often


I walked all over the place in potrero and yeah it seemed like everyone knew one another.

That's a great thing to do but potentially problematic if you take a route that's too hilly. PA has nice ridiculously expensive homes but not a whole lot interesting going on
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on January 15, 2019, 09:47:30 PM




I'm eating sushi at a place on Kansas street in potrero hill. This neighborhood looks like how the movies show SF

WTF man

Portrero is a very "locals only" neighborhood in that there's really no reason for anyone to go there unless there's a show at Bottom of the Hill (rare, because that place kind of sucks)

Thee Parkside and Connecticut Yankee are good bars close by (unless Parkside has a show)

Also I think Hayes Valley or Lower Haight are more stereotypical SF movie ish but that's probably just because I go there more often


I walked all over the place in potrero and yeah it seemed like everyone knew one another.

That's a great thing to do but potentially problematic if you take a route that's too hilly. PA has nice ridiculously expensive homes but not a whole lot interesting going on

Remember:

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on January 18, 2019, 12:47:57 PM
I'm eating sushi at a place on Kansas street in potrero hill. This neighborhood looks like how the movies show SF

WTF man

Portrero is a very "locals only" neighborhood in that there's really no reason for anyone to go there unless there's a show at Bottom of the Hill (rare, because that place kind of sucks)

Thee Parkside and Connecticut Yankee are good bars close by (unless Parkside has a show)

Also I think Hayes Valley or Lower Haight are more stereotypical SF movie ish but that's probably just because I go there more often

i bought some boots on haight street! also had a beer at some bar near alamo square called fly.
my biggest surprise by far was how much free parking there is everywhere, like wtf
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 18, 2019, 02:37:48 PM
I'm eating sushi at a place on Kansas street in potrero hill. This neighborhood looks like how the movies show SF

WTF man

Portrero is a very "locals only" neighborhood in that there's really no reason for anyone to go there unless there's a show at Bottom of the Hill (rare, because that place kind of sucks)

Thee Parkside and Connecticut Yankee are good bars close by (unless Parkside has a show)

Also I think Hayes Valley or Lower Haight are more stereotypical SF movie ish but that's probably just because I go there more often

i bought some boots on haight street! also had a beer at some bar near alamo square called fly.
my biggest surprise by far was how much free parking there is everywhere, like wtf
Everyone that lives in the city has a car. Literally everyone
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on January 18, 2019, 03:41:00 PM
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When you wander into Manny’s at 16th and Valencia, everything is chill. It’s a big space. And it’s crowded. People are working on projects, sipping $1.75 cups of coffee, or reading the literature they can purchase in-house from an adjunct of Dog-Eared Books located in the store (curated titles from Franz Fanon, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Howard Zinn and many others for sale).

This space feels casual and accessible. That’s the idea. Owner Manny Yekutiel, in fact, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with United to Save the Mission, a coalition of more than a dozen neighborhood nonprofits and activist groups, to ensure the “community” is copacetic with his “community space.”

The Mission anti-gentrification activists wanted a “bicultural, bilingual environment for Mission families” with bilingual signage here. And that happened. They wanted Yekutiel to hire bilingual staff that “reflects the availability of qualified applicants in the local community,” and the staff here is now heavily composed of local people of color (many are also LGBTQ, like Yekutiel). United to Save the Mission called for “moderate price points” — and not only is the coffee a buck seventy-five, but Tecate runs you two bucks and a meal starts at six. The food here, in fact, is prepared on-site by Farming Hope, a nonprofit employing homeless, formerly incarcerated, and low-income community members — and they earn all the food revenue. 

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“Boycott Manny’s and its ‘woke-washing’ of the Mission,” blared an email sent Dec. 5 to media outlets by “The Lucy Parsons Project,” a self-described “radical black queer direct action group fighting anti-blackness in the Bay Area.”

“Manny’s as a gentrifying wine-bar, cafe and fake ‘social justice’ space in the Mission District, will only accelerate the raising of rents and the displacement of Black, Latinx, disabled and trans/queer people in the Mission,” the letter continued. “Additionally, the proprietor of Manny’s, Emmanuel Yekutiel, has unequivocally espoused racist, Zionist, pro-Israel ideals that we will not tolerate or accept in our community. … We will not tolerate gentrifiers and Zionists attempts at invading and destroying our community through ‘woke-washing’!!”

https://missionlocal.org/2019/01/how-many-hoops-must-manny-yekutiel-jump-through-before-hes-deemed-worthy-to-do-business-in-the-mission/
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Post by: michigancat on February 08, 2019, 09:28:36 PM
Of course this debuts in Berkeley

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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on March 03, 2019, 12:02:02 PM
Jesus Christ :sdeek:

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 12, 2019, 12:21:57 AM


Also:


*note, I'm pretty sure programmers at my company microdose LSD while they code
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on March 12, 2019, 07:42:50 AM
Microdosing is so hot right now
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on March 12, 2019, 07:56:34 AM
This is probably more California things, but saw an article that said that while middle class and below flight from California is a very real thing, wealthy influx into California is also a very real thing.

It would appear that California is on a trajectory to potentially (if not already) have the greatest gap between the have's and the have not's in the United States.

I suppose current California policy will allow the have's to be able to take advantage of cheap labor for domestic purposes as well as constructing their various palatial mansions and gentrification projects for further displacement of middle and lower classes. 

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on March 12, 2019, 08:23:39 AM
Tech/startup lifestyle things have been around so long that I can't help but feel that people into them must be sort of obliviously uncool. Do people still enthusiastically talk about things like how their software is going to change the world?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 12, 2019, 09:29:09 AM
This is probably more California things, but saw an article that said that while middle class and below flight from California is a very real thing, wealthy influx into California is also a very real thing.

It would appear that California is on a trajectory to potentially (if not already) have the greatest gap between the have's and the have not's in the United States.

I suppose current California policy will allow the have's to be able to take advantage of cheap labor for domestic purposes as well as constructing their various palatial mansions and gentrification projects for further displacement of middle and lower classes. 



You aren't wrong. Prop 13 makes it a pretty attractive place to buy real estate if you can get in. And in SF//LA not a lot of places middle or even upper-middle class can afford to buy.

Tech/startup lifestyle things have been around so long that I can't help but feel that people into them must be sort of obliviously uncool. Do people still enthusiastically talk about things like how their software is going to change the world?

no it's all purely about getting rich
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on March 28, 2019, 06:21:18 PM
https://gizmodo.com/america-s-most-expensive-city-can-t-build-a-homeless-sh-1833640853
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 28, 2019, 07:10:19 PM
https://gizmodo.com/america-s-most-expensive-city-can-t-build-a-homeless-sh-1833640853

here's an example of white liberals here fighting a homeless shelter for homeless seniors released from the hospital. There is a fairly well-financed campaign against it that claims they are trying to "save our children"

https://www.eastbaytimes.com/2019/01/15/special-alameda-election-to-decide-fate-of-proposed-center-for-seniors-homeless/

will cost half a mil+ just to have the special election
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on March 28, 2019, 08:35:20 PM
cross post from wacky make bank thread:

BART Janitor.

when I was binge drinking in Monterey last week mrs. dave and I made friends with this couple from Brentwood, CA. they had 5 kids and the wife was a stay at home mom. the dude is an electrician for BART. told me awful stories about crackheads and poop like michigancat always does. we are untappd buds now.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 28, 2019, 09:17:49 PM
cross post from wacky make bank thread:

BART Janitor.

when I was binge drinking in Monterey last week mrs. dave and I made friends with this couple from Brentwood, CA. they had 5 kids and the wife was a stay at home mom. the dude is an electrician for BART. told me awful stories about crackheads and poop like michigancat always does. we are untappd buds now.

BART isn't too bad generally (relatively) but I imagine being a janitor for them would suuuuuuuck. Like most stations have bathrooms. there was an urban legend that one of the Saw movies was filmed in a Bart bathroom. I was googling that and found this:

https://abc7news.com/video-man-arrested-after-wielding-2-chainsaws-on-bart-train/4583055/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on March 30, 2019, 01:08:43 AM
IPO's coming up are going to make housing even more expensive:

https://www.redfin.com/blog/lyft-ipo-san-francisco-real-estate/

Meanwhile Berkeley is trying to banning RV's because ew

https://abc7news.com/politics/berkeley-city-council-approves-ban-on-overnight-rv-parking/5220122/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on March 30, 2019, 06:19:02 AM
IPO's coming up are going to make housing even more expensive:

https://www.redfin.com/blog/lyft-ipo-san-francisco-real-estate/

I admitadly didn't read the rest of the piece because I couldn't get past the title

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Together, Lyft’s Employees Could Buy Every Single Home for Sale in San Francisco With Their IPO Cash

lmao
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 04, 2019, 07:07:20 PM
Palo Alto things

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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on April 04, 2019, 08:26:09 PM
omg :lol:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Pete on April 05, 2019, 02:59:29 PM
He had to be saying that tougne in cheek, right?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on April 13, 2019, 12:32:31 PM
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 15, 2019, 02:29:08 PM
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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on April 15, 2019, 06:14:23 PM
:sdeek:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on April 15, 2019, 07:16:18 PM
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on April 17, 2019, 08:33:15 PM
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 17, 2019, 08:57:52 PM
No way it's actually that much worse, people might report it just but I moved here in 2011 and there's really not much difference today.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on April 17, 2019, 09:03:22 PM
No way it's actually that much worse, people might report it just but I moved here in 2011 and there's really not much difference today.

:dunno:

https://www.businessinsider.com/san-francisco-trash-sensors-streets-2019-3
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on April 17, 2019, 09:05:35 PM
https://www.businessinsider.com/san-francisco-poop-patrol-employees-make-184000-a-year-2018-8
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on April 17, 2019, 09:12:26 PM
I mean The Valley is the center of the tech world and  beacon of innovation Mich.  It’s also just filled to the brim with poop.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 17, 2019, 09:21:03 PM
I mean The Valley is the center of the tech world and  beacon of innovation Mich.  It’s also just filled to the brim with poop.
I'm not denying that I'm just saying this isn't a recent phenomenon. Like no way there's 5x the more poop on the street than there was 7 years. What's happening is more rich people are moving to the Mission and Tenderloin and complaining about the poop more.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on April 17, 2019, 09:30:52 PM
I mean The Valley is the center of the tech world and  beacon of innovation Mich.  It’s also just filled to the brim with poop.
I'm not denying that I'm just saying this isn't a recent phenomenon. Like no way there's 5x the more poop on the street than there was 7 years. What's happening is more rich people are moving to the Mission and Tenderloin and complaining about the poop more.

Well regardless if there’s more or less poop today than 7 years ago ~74 calls a day just for poop is a lot. 
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 17, 2019, 10:01:49 PM
I mean The Valley is the center of the tech world and  beacon of innovation Mich.  It’s also just filled to the brim with poop.
I'm not denying that I'm just saying this isn't a recent phenomenon. Like no way there's 5x the more poop on the street than there was 7 years. What's happening is more rich people are moving to the Mission and Tenderloin and complaining about the poop more.

Well regardless if there’s more or less poop today than 7 years ago ~74 calls a day just for poop is a lot.
Oh yeah for sure
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on April 17, 2019, 10:14:23 PM
There is way more poop today though irl. so gross. makes me barf.


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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on April 17, 2019, 10:17:29 PM
So, these poops... are there also neat little piles of used wet wipes next to them, or???
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on April 18, 2019, 09:01:49 AM
gonna be a scorcher today

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on April 18, 2019, 09:25:41 AM
Stay hydrated out there Rusty :Sweat:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on April 29, 2019, 12:37:33 PM
Oh, we gotta help the homeless!!

(Voice in back) They're gonna put in a shelter right down the street.

We didn't say help them in our neighborhood, get out your checkbooks and fight fight fight!

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/san-francisco-homeless-shelter-fight-residents-raise-80000-to-stop-homeless-shelter-in-wealthy-area/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on May 02, 2019, 06:58:09 AM
https://www.fastcompany.com/90342223/the-newest-hot-coworking-space-costs-just-2-25-an-hour-because-it-is-a-parking-spot
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 02, 2019, 05:39:35 PM
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People making $100,000 can afford to live in just 28 percent of Bay Area neighborhoods.

https://www.kqed.org/news/11744054/where-can-you-live-in-the-bay-area-thats-affordable?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20190502

the Bay Area and US as a whole needs an employment//housing disruption
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: catastrophe on May 02, 2019, 05:58:52 PM
Oh, we gotta help the homeless!!

(Voice in back) They're gonna put in a shelter right down the street.

We didn't say help them in our neighborhood, get out your checkbooks and fight fight fight!

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/san-francisco-homeless-shelter-fight-residents-raise-80000-to-stop-homeless-shelter-in-wealthy-area/

From that article:

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Correction: The story was updated to reflect that Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson and GoFundMe donated to the campaign in support of the homeless shelter, not against it.

That’s a pretty hilarious/terrible mistake to make the first go around.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on May 02, 2019, 06:22:25 PM
lmao


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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on May 02, 2019, 06:34:31 PM
Haha
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on May 02, 2019, 08:02:38 PM
 :)

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 8manpick on May 14, 2019, 05:07:07 PM
eff yeah San Francisco!

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/14/us/facial-recognition-ban-san-francisco.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 17, 2019, 06:42:11 PM
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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on May 17, 2019, 07:03:19 PM
not a SF thing imo
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Kat Kid on May 18, 2019, 06:34:47 PM
imagine finding the most expensive beans and then ordering a drip coffee made with them.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on May 25, 2019, 01:47:37 PM
Holy crap this thread! Rusty why aren’t you at this and live reporting too!?

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on May 30, 2019, 04:38:18 PM
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on June 02, 2019, 10:04:03 AM
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on June 02, 2019, 11:10:35 AM
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Katdaddy on June 02, 2019, 03:16:00 PM

Crusty???
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 03, 2019, 12:33:57 PM
not really a SF thing but it's an SF thing because it makes it to the news here lol

https://abc7news.com/business/startup-wants-to-offer-on-demand-pogo-sticks-in-sf/5325071/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Katdaddy on June 04, 2019, 02:17:34 AM
not really a SF thing but it's an SF thing because it makes it to the news here lol

https://abc7news.com/business/startup-wants-to-offer-on-demand-pogo-sticks-in-sf/5325071/

Some of that stuff just has to be embarrassing.  :ROFL:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on June 07, 2019, 08:47:33 PM

(https://i.giphy.com/media/GXyZPD50D3CKI/giphy.gif)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on June 11, 2019, 07:04:32 AM
:ohno:

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 11, 2019, 08:17:45 AM
It's hot af here (like 90+ which really sucks without ac)

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And yes I brought an extra layer to work yesterday
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Trim on June 11, 2019, 08:51:21 AM
Wildfires are gonna suck this summer.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on June 13, 2019, 07:02:46 PM
Idk how I’ve never come across this account before :love:

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Trim on June 14, 2019, 01:46:09 PM
mc, is this due to lack of transit options, or the expense of existing ones, or the additional time they'd require or something else?

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Curry spent extra time packing up his locker before leaving. Then he stopped to say goodbye to every security guard, usher and custodian who worked there. Many of them won't be working in the new arena in San Francisco next year. The choice was given to all employees, but the new commute has proven prohibitive to many.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 17, 2019, 10:20:14 AM
mc, is this due to lack of transit options, or the expense of existing ones, or the additional time they'd require or something else?

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Curry spent extra time packing up his locker before leaving. Then he stopped to say goodbye to every security guard, usher and custodian who worked there. Many of them won't be working in the new arena in San Francisco next year. The choice was given to all employees, but the new commute has proven prohibitive to many.
Probably mostly time and cost. You can do Bart and Muni to the new arena from Oakland but it won't be quick. Also late night Bart doesn't run very often
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Trim on June 17, 2019, 10:41:48 AM
Probably mostly time and cost. You can do Bart and Muni to the new arena from Oakland but it won't be quick. Also late night Bart doesn't run very often

Shortsighted of the Warriors to not have implemented something that could've made it possible for their workers to keep their jobs, even if that was setting up a private commute/transit option or committing money to expanding the existing public options.  It might not have mattered if they were en route to a 5th 'ship next year, but in what will be a more sterile atmosphere than they assumed, what they've done to Oakland is going to finally get some attention.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 17, 2019, 12:58:05 PM
Probably mostly time and cost. You can do Bart and Muni to the new arena from Oakland but it won't be quick. Also late night Bart doesn't run very often

Shortsighted of the Warriors to not have implemented something that could've made it possible for their workers to keep their jobs, even if that was setting up a private commute/transit option or committing money to expanding the existing public options.  It might not have mattered if they were en route to a 5th 'ship next year, but in what will be a more sterile atmosphere than they assumed, what they've done to Oakland is going to finally get some attention.
They tried to build the arena in a much more convenient SF location (for transit) but it got shut down. Shockingly, I don't think the warriors care a lick about their security guards.

Also the Curry's are moving to SF from the East Bay because of the commute (and they have sticker shock lol): https://m.sfgate.com/warriors/article/Steph-Curry-Ayesha-moving-San-Francisco-home-price-13754725.php
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Trim on June 17, 2019, 01:11:53 PM
Probably mostly time and cost. You can do Bart and Muni to the new arena from Oakland but it won't be quick. Also late night Bart doesn't run very often

Shortsighted of the Warriors to not have implemented something that could've made it possible for their workers to keep their jobs, even if that was setting up a private commute/transit option or committing money to expanding the existing public options.  It might not have mattered if they were en route to a 5th 'ship next year, but in what will be a more sterile atmosphere than they assumed, what they've done to Oakland is going to finally get some attention.
They tried to build the arena in a much more convenient SF location (for transit) but it got shut down. Shockingly, I don't think the warriors care a lick about their security guards.

Also the Curry's are moving to SF from the East Bay because of the commute (and they have sticker shock lol): https://m.sfgate.com/warriors/article/Steph-Curry-Ayesha-moving-San-Francisco-home-price-13754725.php

That's funny, he joked about taking a helicopter but if he really digs his existing place, he should just figure out how to use his wealth to make getting to work from his place more convenient than it's looking now.

I'm sure the Warriors don't care about the security guards but will care about the backlash they might get next season when the new place isn't as rocking as they anticipated. 

Theoretically, if GSW had stayed in Oakland, would SF itself have supported its own team, on at least a Clippers level relative to the Lakers?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on June 17, 2019, 01:30:44 PM
I'm sure he could have just had a private boat ferry him across the bay.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 17, 2019, 02:33:01 PM


Probably mostly time and cost. You can do Bart and Muni to the new arena from Oakland but it won't be quick. Also late night Bart doesn't run very often

Shortsighted of the Warriors to not have implemented something that could've made it possible for their workers to keep their jobs, even if that was setting up a private commute/transit option or committing money to expanding the existing public options.  It might not have mattered if they were en route to a 5th 'ship next year, but in what will be a more sterile atmosphere than they assumed, what they've done to Oakland is going to finally get some attention.
They tried to build the arena in a much more convenient SF location (for transit) but it got shut down. Shockingly, I don't think the warriors care a lick about their security guards.

Also the Curry's are moving to SF from the East Bay because of the commute (and they have sticker shock lol): https://m.sfgate.com/warriors/article/Steph-Curry-Ayesha-moving-San-Francisco-home-price-13754725.php
Theoretically, if GSW had stayed in Oakland, would SF itself have supported its own team, on at least a Clippers level relative to the Lakers?

I've thought about this, I think San Jose might work where the Sharks play. But probably not, because the warriors are only popular because they're good. It was super easy to get cheap tickets five years ago.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Trim on June 17, 2019, 03:19:58 PM
I've thought about this, I think San Jose might work where the Sharks play. But probably not, because the warriors are only popular because they're good. It was super easy to get cheap tickets five years ago.

Well yeah, but that's the case for most sports teams.  I was thinking more like market size and tv/radio rights, etc., and how Oakland and SF had their own baseball and football teams.  I guess the more I read about this, it feels more like a franchise relocation vs. just going into a new arena in town, and they've really escaped blowback at least nationally.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 17, 2019, 09:06:32 PM


I've thought about this, I think San Jose might work where the Sharks play. But probably not, because the warriors are only popular because they're good. It was super easy to get cheap tickets five years ago.

Well yeah, but that's the case for most sports teams.  I was thinking more like market size and tv/radio rights, etc., and how Oakland and SF had their own baseball and football teams.  I guess the more I read about this, it feels more like a franchise relocation vs. just going into a new arena in town, and they've really escaped blowback at least nationally.

Raiders are leaving (and have tarped the upper deck to reduce capacity the last few years) and A's support kind of sucks.

It's more like a new arena than a franchise relocation. They might have a few bitter fans but most people genuinely pissed about them leaving Oakland were probably priced out of season tickets a long time ago. There's a lot of "this is going to be a pain to get to" and "season ticket prices are insane" but the warriors are way too popular to have any significant percentage of fans bitter about the nice
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Trim on June 17, 2019, 09:37:56 PM


I've thought about this, I think San Jose might work where the Sharks play. But probably not, because the warriors are only popular because they're good. It was super easy to get cheap tickets five years ago.

Well yeah, but that's the case for most sports teams.  I was thinking more like market size and tv/radio rights, etc., and how Oakland and SF had their own baseball and football teams.  I guess the more I read about this, it feels more like a franchise relocation vs. just going into a new arena in town, and they've really escaped blowback at least nationally.

Raiders are leaving (and have tarped the upper deck to reduce capacity the last few years) and A's support kind of sucks.

It's more like a new arena than a franchise relocation. They might have a few bitter fans but most people genuinely pissed about them leaving Oakland were probably priced out of season tickets a long time ago. There's a lot of "this is going to be a pain to get to" and "season ticket prices are insane" but the warriors are way too popular to have any significant percentage of fans bitter about the nice

Good point. It’s probably been a while since Oracle was anything like how it used to be as far as atmosphere and rabid fans. A drunk minor stockholder shoving Lowery doesn’t count. Still think they should’ve ponied up for a private boat or whatever to shuttle Oracle workers to the new place 50 times/year.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 20, 2019, 09:15:11 AM
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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on June 20, 2019, 10:57:42 AM
what is the demo breakdown of timbuk2 vs herschel?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 20, 2019, 03:50:42 PM
what is the demo breakdown of timbuk2 vs herschel?
Like 90/10 Timbuk2
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 20, 2019, 03:51:23 PM
Also Allbirds is the absolute rough ridin' worst
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on June 20, 2019, 03:53:08 PM
Also Allbirds is the absolute rough ridin' worst

very worst
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Trim on June 20, 2019, 03:55:55 PM
I saw the other day they had a store here and was surprised.  Thought they were just another thing sold exclusively online by way of ads on podcasts and were already out of business.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 20, 2019, 04:26:15 PM
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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 20, 2019, 04:38:35 PM
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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on June 20, 2019, 05:13:52 PM
How is that anti-homeless?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Pete on June 20, 2019, 05:32:21 PM
How is that anti-homeless?

That rock is too big to sleep on.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on June 20, 2019, 06:47:09 PM
Well that's rude
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 20, 2019, 07:27:34 PM
https://invisiblepeople.tv/hostile-architecture-a-look-into-the-horrifying-anti-homeless-trend/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 8manpick on June 20, 2019, 07:45:05 PM
Also Allbirds is the absolute rough ridin' worst

very worst
Their shoes are pretty great, haters
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on June 20, 2019, 08:12:43 PM
oh, I’m sure they are fine for you


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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Katdaddy on June 20, 2019, 09:48:18 PM
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Man, I love that dog!!!  :love: 

P.S.  Don't know WTF the dork by the tree is doing.  :Yuck:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: 8manpick on June 20, 2019, 10:15:27 PM
oh, I’m sure they are fine for you


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Oh you son of a bitches
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 22, 2019, 02:35:03 PM
https://www.sfgate.com/food/article/Everdene-San-Francisco-s-newest-rooftop-bar-14018880.php?t=19e7e25974&fbclid=IwAR3G_c-pdZPWfkE53DFKVu1Vr-NeOgAxVeNcknKTzRGyMD7PomDZzG5JAHw
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on June 22, 2019, 02:43:22 PM
Oh good grief
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Pete on June 23, 2019, 09:42:18 AM
Obviously none of these guys would last up top at O'doud's in March during the Dr. Pepper.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on June 23, 2019, 11:05:21 AM
https://www.sfgate.com/food/article/Everdene-San-Francisco-s-newest-rooftop-bar-14018880.php?t=19e7e25974&fbclid=IwAR3G_c-pdZPWfkE53DFKVu1Vr-NeOgAxVeNcknKTzRGyMD7PomDZzG5JAHw

omg :love: :love: :love:

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But on the 12th floor, reality set in quickly. My cardigan did nothing to protect me from the sporadic gusts, leaving me searching for a walled-off section of the bar. I stood directly under a narrow panel of a heat lamp and gazed out at the city skyline — err, actually the sluggish commute traffic on Interstate 80 heading to the Bay Bridge.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on June 23, 2019, 01:05:28 PM
San Francisco is every type of person who annoys me wrapped up in one big turd.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on June 23, 2019, 03:48:03 PM
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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on June 26, 2019, 09:56:06 AM
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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on June 26, 2019, 06:55:18 PM
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I was just coming here to post that! :love:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 26, 2019, 07:17:54 PM
You can still smoke mad weed too
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 26, 2019, 07:20:52 PM
Fun fact is the supervisor that introduced that e-cig bill is in my regular pick up run
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on June 26, 2019, 07:29:15 PM
Does the ban include weed vape pens?
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 28, 2019, 01:44:17 AM
Does the ban include weed vape pens?
I'm honestly not sure
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on June 28, 2019, 01:45:35 AM
Does the ban include weed vape pens?
I'm honestly not sure
Only nicotine

https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/san-francisco-passes-e-cigarette-ban-852399/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on June 28, 2019, 07:32:44 AM
 :Woot:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 03, 2019, 12:48:00 PM
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SF Pride Parade Briefly Halted by Anti-Police, Anti-Corporate Protest

https://www.kqed.org/news/11758329/sf-pride-parade-briefly-halted-by-anti-police-anti-corporate-protest
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: LibDerp7BubbleBoy on July 03, 2019, 12:49:07 PM
My mom went to the sf pride parade  :)
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: chum1 on July 03, 2019, 12:57:55 PM
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SF Pride Parade Briefly Halted by Anti-Police, Anti-Corporate Protest

Haha  :love:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 06, 2019, 12:36:43 PM
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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 12, 2019, 11:29:00 AM
this thread is....something

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on July 12, 2019, 01:36:34 PM
this thread is....something


Some of the responders almost choked on their Venti mocha cookie Frappuccino with Espresso shot
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: mocat on July 12, 2019, 01:53:59 PM
haha dax that joke is certified fresh
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on July 12, 2019, 01:58:22 PM
haha dax that joke is certified fresh

Likely kind of strikes pretty close to home for you, huh mo

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on July 12, 2019, 01:59:09 PM
$102K bucks and counting to fight the damned homeless.

Let them eat cake!

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jul/11/san-francisco-navigation-center-shelter-lawsuit
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: TheHamburglar on July 12, 2019, 02:37:01 PM
$102K bucks and counting to fight the damned homeless.

Let them eat cake!

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jul/11/san-francisco-navigation-center-shelter-lawsuit

“Methane emissions are bad for the environment, and this smells like bullshit.”
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 12, 2019, 02:41:09 PM
haha dax that joke is certified fresh

Likely kind of strikes pretty close to home for you, huh mo



probably should have referenced philz or Blue Bottle IMO
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on July 12, 2019, 03:35:44 PM
haha dax that joke is certified fresh

Likely kind of strikes pretty close to home for you, huh mo

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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on July 17, 2019, 05:32:17 PM
https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Berkeley-becomes-first-U-S-city-to-ban-natural-14102242.php?t=ea39d0f200&f?

Does Viking make an electric?



Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on July 18, 2019, 11:57:44 AM
https://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2019/07/18/gendered-language-like-manhole-will-soon-be-banned-from-berkeleys-city-codes/

There's a man stuck in the maintenance hole! 

Did you just say man hole, mister?

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 18, 2019, 01:29:24 PM
lmao those are both great
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on July 20, 2019, 11:41:30 PM
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 20, 2019, 11:57:55 PM
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on July 30, 2019, 03:24:43 AM
Well I'll be darned, look what I just saw in Bangkok

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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on August 07, 2019, 09:42:57 PM
Hope you are taking this well Rusty

Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on August 10, 2019, 08:14:23 PM
https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Diseased-Streets-472430013.html

San Fran:  An amalgamation of 3rd world and 1st world problems.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on August 11, 2019, 11:53:28 AM
I mean The Valley is the center of the tech world and  beacon of innovation Mich.  It’s also just filled to the brim with poop.
I'm not denying that I'm just saying this isn't a recent phenomenon. Like no way there's 5x the more poop on the street than there was 7 years. What's happening is more rich people are moving to the Mission and Tenderloin and complaining about the poop more.

Well regardless if there’s more or less poop today than 7 years ago ~74 calls a day just for poop is a lot.

Now there’s proof Rusty! There’s a lot more poop!
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 12, 2019, 05:20:52 PM

lol don't leave crap in a rental car if you visit here
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: DaBigTrain on August 12, 2019, 08:06:15 PM
Holy crap I just found the most :sdeek: :sdeek: :sdeek: raw SF twitter account out there. I’m not gonna post any tweets but man :sdeek: :sdeek:
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 12, 2019, 10:10:49 PM
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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on August 12, 2019, 10:15:32 PM
I find that hard to believe.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 12, 2019, 10:24:22 PM
I find that hard to believe.
Which part?

https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/400-La-Prenda-Rd_Los-Altos_CA_94024_M21176-38638?view=qv

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/aug/12/verizon-tumblr-sale-automattic
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: sonofdaxjones on August 13, 2019, 10:05:54 PM
The next wave of San Fran living . . .

https://www.glampervan.us/
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: steve dave on August 13, 2019, 11:08:51 PM
What’s the angle there dax?


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Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: michigancat on August 13, 2019, 11:26:35 PM
https://hoodline.com/2019/07/sf-works-to-open-city-s-first-ever-center-for-homeless-people-living-in-vehicles
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: Spracne on August 13, 2019, 11:30:33 PM
What’s the angle there dax?


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Yeah. Maybe he's paid to post, because I was one Modelo away from pulling the trigger on a bodacious conversion van.
Title: Re: San Francisco things
Post by: pissclams on August 14, 2019, 08:39:55 AM
:lol: