things that are making you happy

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  1. whiteslashasian

    whiteslashasian Senior member

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    Was told by my manager that I'm having my performance review call later this afternoon and "not to worry, it's all REALLY good stuff and I think you'll be stoked about your adjustment.". :D
     
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    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    congrats to your niece!
     
  3. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    I GOT YOUR ADJUSTMENT RIGHT HERE BUDDY!

    but also, congrats man, great news.
     
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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    That's awesome, w/a. I know I do a good job, but when your boss actually recognizes it it makes you want to keep it up. Great feeling. I couldn't believe at my raise this year. It wasn't a lot, but way over the average in the company. Makes me want to do well for my boss.
     
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    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    being appreciated and getting recognition at your job is HUGE. i have it for the first time ever, and it makes all the difference in the world.
     
  6. MrG

    MrG Senior member

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    So you inspired me to do some research, and I did not like what I found.

    I'd have to do the whole hub assembly, too. You can't just replace the bearings. It doesn't look like it would be that tough, but it would be expensive if I did it with quality parts. I don't want to cut corners and use the cheap parts because I'll be using the Jeep on trails once I get a bit more done. Even if I can source something like Timken here in town, it'll cost me ~$150. I'm not sure I want to spend that much on fixing a part simply because I have access, especially because I'll be doing the brake job with upgraded parts that cost me ~$200 just for front pads and rotors.

    I suppose I'll just wait until they need to be done and do it then.


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    Congrats, bro!
     
  7. Thomas

    Thomas Senior member

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    MrG, understandable. At least you know it's not an awful process. I'm due to handle my rear bearings next weekend. Ordered them today.
     
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    MrG Senior member

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    Indeed. They'll almost certainly have to be done once I start really abusing the Jeep, so it's good to know it won't be a hassle.

    Good luck with the rears. Are they drum or disk? I'm thinking I'll have to do a replacement of the shoes on my drum brakes soon, and I'm dreading it. I might actually pay someone to do it.
     
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    L'Incandescent Senior member

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    One of my favorite operas--Alice in Wonderland by Unsuk Chin--is having its American premiere here in STL this summer. I got tickets to the third performance.
     
  10. Neo_Version 7

    Neo_Version 7 Senior member

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    I see posts like this and I ask myself, "Where have all the men gone?".
     
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    L'Incandescent Senior member

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    Here I am.

    Oh wait, you probably meant "Where have all the men, other than L'Incandescent, gone?"
     
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    Don't you like " The sound of music" Neo?
     
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    disk, thank heavens. I don't remember the last time I touched drum brakes.

    One thing I didn't mention, and you probably know this already: put a very light smear of anti-seize compound between rotor and hub, so you don't have extra hassle pulling it when you do take care of the bearings.
     
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    whiteslashasian Senior member

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    Thanks guys. Very happy with my review. The number is pretty good too with a modest bonus I was NOT expecting, since I haven't even been at the company for a full year.

    The best part was my manager said that we're going to look at what it will take to move up to a senior position and have it as my goal for the promotion cycle next year :D
     
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