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  1. Re: Any Thoughts on This and Implications? Other States Could Follow?

    Holy cow!
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    Re: Texting while driving

    Coming home from running some errands around 11:15 this morning... I see an oncoming car that's slowly drifting over the center line. I quickly slow down as I'm watching her get closer. Luckily,...
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    Re: Anyone here dealing with depression

    I can't offer much more than others have already put forth. My daughter suffers from depression and anxiety and my heart just aches for her as I watch her (and try to help her) battle it. As long...
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    Re: Water Heater - Paper Towel Test (Sears Rant)

    I go to Sears once a year - on Black Friday. I always comb the ad for good tool deals and head over. I'm not one of those "get up a 2 a.m. and hit the sales" people - I basically sleep in, have...
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    Re: Help me make my trailer self loading

    You're pretty smart!! :laughing:

    I don't have any good advice for you, but I always like watching your projects. You always think waaaaay outside the box!! :thumbsup:
  6. Thread: Willys cj3b

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    Re: Willys cj3b

    Couldn't agree more!!
  7. Thread: California

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    Re: California

    Interesting. Is this your family?

    No, I'm not stalking you! :laughing: As a kid, I lived in Germany and took several day cruises on the Rhine. I never really thought about it going into...
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    Re: Artillian SSQA Pallet Fork Sets

    I have a set of Artillian forks and also bought their diverter kit for my JD. TOP NOTCH STUFF!! :thumbsup:

    I'm saving my pennies for the grapple.
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    Re: What to do with old Ford wrenches

    You beat me to it! :)
  10. Re: Gravely Commercial 12 w/dually turf tires, need tubes & suggestions

    I bought tires and wheels from Richards a year or two ago for my 5465. The old tires were basically stuck to the old wheels so bad I couldn't get them off. I weighed the cost of the new wheels...
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    Re: Carrier lost my checks

    If you don't record them in a register, do you at least have the "carbonless check copies" in the check book? If not, you're even a worse record keeper than I am.:laughing: Assuming you have the...
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    Re: 4H youth program

    I didn't know that! I learn so much on TBN!! :)

    Of course, with 88 counties, if there are 25 after ours, that makes us number 63... so we are getting fairly close to last! :laughing:
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    Re: 4H youth program

    Our County Fair is held on Labor Day Weekend which makes it one of the last (if not THE last) county fair to be held in Ohio. What's dumb is that the State Fair is held in early August so the county...
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    Re: 4H youth program

    Very cool!! And nice for your niece (and the pig!) that the pig won't be butchered. 4H is a good thing!!



    I watch a couple of PBS programs every Sunday morning. One is done by the Ohio Farm...
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    Re: Threats and toys

    Now that this thread has gone completely off topic (by talking about adoption law)....


    Years ago a friend and mentor of mine got married to a gal that had a child from her first marriage. The...
  16. Re: One reason (excuse) to get your septic tank pumped

    $200 here.
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    Re: Interesting Landscape rake attachment

    The 100 year old hay rake I have in my front yard has something similar to clear out the tines. :thumbsup: Of course, it's not hydraulic! :laughing:
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    Re: New man off metoprolol

    My doctor put my on Lisinopril about 8 years ago. About 2 weeks after being put on it, I was on the phone with my mother (both parents have high BP) and was coughing. Out of the blue, Mom says...
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    Re: Threats and toys

    I just saw this from the NRA...

    NRA-ILA | Ohio: NICS Compliant Standard Now Recognized for All Valid Ohio Concealed Handgun License Holders

    From what I gather, it means that if I buy a firearm...
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    Re: Garage Storage Project

    Holy Cow!! That is GORGEOUS!!

    I've been wanting/needing to build something for my clothes in the bedroom (SWMBO "needs" most of the undersized closet in our bedroom) and was thinking about...
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    Re: Knock out game

    That "game" has been around for a long time. 15 years or so ago, the thugs were playing it at a local mall. Surprisingly, people quit going to that mall and it's now closed.

    One victim of the...
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    Re: I guess we ain't that kind of farmer.

    I got my paper route at 11 and kept it for 4 years. Talk about learning responsibility - collect from your customers to pay for your product, 7 days a week delivery (it was an afternoon route 6 of...
  23. Thread: Stuttering BX

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    Re: Stuttering BX

    Just curious why this is posted in the "DEERE" forum and not the "KUBOTA" forum? :)




    EDIT: After I posted I see that Deere is in all caps and Kubota is lower case. I put them both in all...
  24. Thread: Willys cj3b

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    Re: Willys cj3b

    Super Cool! When I was in HS (36 years ago!) a guy I knew bought an old CJ like that - in about the same shape. I don't know if he ever got it running.

    I've had my '02 TJ for 9 years. I love...
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    Re: Garden Problems

    I've had horrible luck at gardening but I keep trying. I'm by no means an expert, but I watch a TON of gardening related shows (much to sweetie's dismay! :laughing:).

    On PBS' "Growing a Greener...
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    Re: Another woodworking question.

    Home Depot carries cedar 4x4's for about $15 each (last time I looked - which has been a while). I use them as corner posts in my raised beds.

    Also, if you have a Menards close to you, they also...
  27. Thread: Ladders

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    Re: Ladders

    I don't have the "Little Giant", but I do have a look-alike that I bought from Home Depot. Like others have said - it's heavy!!

    When we were painting the interior when we first moved in this...
  28. Re: April 15th 2016 Income Tax deadline moved to April 18th this year.

    ultrarunner - I ALWAYS enjoy reading your posts. The ones in this thread are no exception!! :thumbsup:
  29. Re: A rant on CC purchases - be careful of subscriptions

    Amazon Prime auto-renews like this as well. Also, I've heard that any magazine subscriptions done through Amazon also auto-renew.


    Like everyone else, I've gotten new credit card numbers as the...
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    Re: Got carded at tractor supply....

    I often get the "senior discount" without asking for it. I'm 53. :eek: :laughing: A few years back I was in a little greasy spoon. Ordered up one of the complete meal deals and the tab is less...
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    Re: Jeep FC custom

    We had a 1970 VW CamperVan (no pop up top) that we bought when my dad was stationed in Germany. As a kid (in Germany) I'd see FC VW "trucks" all over the place.

    I drove our old VW when I was in...
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    Re: Is there something wrong with me?

    x3!!!

    I love the Lexington area. Beautiful rolling hills and beautiful farms all around. Actually, once you get south of the Cinci airport, it starts getting like that.

    Too bad you can't get...
  33. Re: New Rural King store to open near Marysville, Ohio

    The popcorn at the one in Xenia, OH is horrible!! :eek:

    I do like the store though. They sell some brand of Sasparilla that I always pick up when I'm there. Plus I like the fact that they also...
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    Re: Gravely model L

    hmmmm, I don't have a clue then. Since it's your 3rd L, you obviously know how it's supposed to work.

    Give these guys a call. I called them one time for a nagging PTO problem that two different...
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    Re: Carpenter bees!!!!!

    We live in a log home so I got a pretty rough introduction to carpenter bees! :thumbdown: They seem worst on the south side of the house (where there's a 2 story peak) but I've found their holes...
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    Re: Gravely model L

    Welcome to TBN. Great part of the country you live in - my aunt and uncle lived right outside of Phillipi on the road that runs up between the highway patrol post and P-B HS. Many fond memories of...
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    Re: OOPs, what the? Oh boy!

    Pretty cool!! I doubt that there are too many of us on TBN that have access to tree-fresh bananas!!
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    Re: Going to the 100th Indy 500!

    If you decide to go to the AF Museum, but also like old cars, there is the Packard Museum in Dayton. It's one of those places that I've been meaning to go and never have.
  39. Thread: Patio project

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    Re: Patio project

    Don't you hate it when paying-the-bills-work gets in the way of the fun-work? :laughing:

    I have a couple of projects like that myself that I want to get done this year. Nice job on the patio!!
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    Re: Going to the 100th Indy 500!

    A couple of links for you...

    Visit Indy

    This is a pretty cool hotel in an old train station


    And, two hours to the East of Indy - the Air Force Museum. If you go to the museum, plan on...
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    Re: New to Raised Bed Gardening

    Like you, I have a ton of dead ash. But what are you going to do to keep that ash from rotting away if its got direct ground contact?

    That looks really good though!
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    Re: Going to the 100th Indy 500!

    X2 on St Elmos steak house. An Indianapolis institution for years. LOTS to do in Indy that I'm sure you can search online.

    If you are a military aircraft afficianado, travel 2 hours east on I-70...
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    Re: Leaf Vac/Chipper/Shreadder

    Is that from Trump's Bible that also has Two-Corinthians? :confused2:

    :laughing:
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    Re: Steak cooking methods

    Sous Vide - I learn some of the weirdest stuff on this site!! :thumbsup: :laughing: :laughing:

    I'm going to have to look this up some more. Sounds kind of interesting.
  45. Re: Ethics on clearing neighbor's drive ways and private lane

    When I lived in the city and had a city-sized lot (35' wide, 80' deep - no driveway, garage access in the alley) I used to just shovel my walk and the walk of the widow next door to me. It took me...
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    Re: New to Raised Bed Gardening

    I have four 4x8 raised beds and two 4x12 beds. I over-researched the materials and also read that "modern" pressure treated wood was safe, but I still didn't want to do it. My first three 4x8's...
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    Re: 55gal snow roller/ compactor

    Your ingenuity never ceases to amaze me!! :thumbsup:
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    Re: New to Raised Bed Gardening

    TnAndy - you are my new idol!! :thumbsup: I love seeing the pictures of your place and I'm in awe of all that you do down there. Your level of self-sufficiency is amazing!!
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    Re: Artillian Grapple

    Here you go, tkevan....Artillian Grapple.

    I think it all goes together easier than you might think.

    Full disclosure - I have a set of Artillian forks and the heavy duty frame. Also bought the...
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    Re: Warming Predictions

    So, is it possible that there was even a stronger El Nino in the 30's than now???
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    Re: Someone Dented my pickup today.

    As long as he's not physically hurting anyone, I'd be inclined to put up with it. But I would be concerned for his safety - it looks like you live on a fairly busy street. I'd hate to see him just...
  52. Chipper Re: 3 point chipper advice. Kioti CK27HST 20hp pto

    I've had an Echo-BearCat for a couple of years. I have one of these... ECHO Bear Cat | Products It does a great job but it does work you. I do like the shredder part of it. It's super heavy duty...
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    Re: New tractor co in cuba!

    Interesting, Steve!! From your link, Tuff-bilt is located in AL. From the MSN article..."a two-man company from Alabama" is who's building the new factory in Cuba. I'm thinking it's the same...
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    Re: Someone Dented my pickup today.

    I have a bumper kind of like this one on the front of my Jeep.
    457140

    One day I noticed all the paint was scraped off on one of the radius' on the hoop. Flecks of white paint in it too. Then I...
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    Re: 55gal snow roller/ compactor

    I'll bet that you'll have as much, if not more, fun "compacting the snow" as the kids will sledding down the hill!! :laughing:

    You are a good dad to that little girl of yours!! :thumbsup:
  56. Re: Wanted: Sit-on Sulky for Gravely Walk-behind

    With Gravely having it's roots in WV, you should be able to find one within a few hours drive of where you're at. LOTS of Gravelys and attachments in WV!! I'd suggest using something like...
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    Re: How did you find TBN?

    Go check out farmallcub dot com. Those guys really know Cubs.

    Be sure to also check out their "Cubfest..." section. You're not that far from the "Barnyard Bash" that will be the first weekend in...
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    Re: Anyone recognise this old car grille?

    Too bad it didn't stay intact. I was thinking it would make a cool headboard for a bed if you were decorating in kind of an "art deco" style.
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    Re: Stop the rain in my shipping container... :)

    I'm not an expert on this, but have read on several websites that these containers are not structurally set up to be buried. I don't remember the particulars, but it might have had something to do...
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    Re: Snorkel Stove Pond Heater

    DocTinker - that is the dangdest thing that I've ever seen! You have lucky ducks!! LOL!

    Also love the "Cowboy Hot Tub"!! Reminds me of an old neighbor.... My first house was in the city -...
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    Re: Is there something wrong with me?

    We live on 5 very thickly wooded acres and the house is about 375' back from the road. You can't really see the house from the road due to the trees and brush. There is a "No Trespassing" sign...
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    Re: How did Kubota get such a large market share ?

    When I was in high school (graduated in '80 - so I'm old), I worked for a power equipment business as a small engine mechanic. When I started there, we were selling Yanmars. They were a reliable,...
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    Re: Artillian Grapple

    mkr7734 - I have a Greens Machine Thumb and its a well constructed piece of equipment. The price is pretty good for what you get. The downside is that you have to build your own bracket and figure...
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    Re: Cranky Posting - Cabin Fever?

    You need to tell those guys to cool off and not get so heated about things. :laughing:
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    Re: The younger workforce.

    I'm going to have to agree with Steppenwolfe on this. My guess is that you feel put out if your boss criticizes you or expects some extra effort. And you've probably never had to pay employees out...
  66. Re: Changing batteries in hard wired smoke detectors

    Are the units and wiring interchangeable from brand to brand? Our house was built 15 years ago and I'm wondering if I should think about replacing them?
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    Re: The day the music died.

    Your dad is obviously a man of impeccable musical tastes. :thumbsup: Here's my normal radio station.
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    Re: Septic Help!!!

    Interesting post, John White!!

    Since you don't recommend RidEx, is there anything that you can put in the tank to increase the biological activity?

    And, what about the Borax mentioned above...
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    Re: Wireless TV signal

    I am by no means an expert in any of this, but.... Is the above still true? I know back in the analog days that channels 2-12 were VHF and 13-83(?) were UHF. I remember as a kid that channels 2...
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    Re: Property line trail/ track

    Was thinking the same thing - she's growing up right in front of us all!!

    Treasure these times. My daughters are 23 and 25 now. I miss the times when they were your daughters age. It just seems...
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    Re: The younger workforce.

    /pine mentioned the lack of respect for teachers, and others in general. My own kids are 23 and 25 and I was shocked when they were in high school and addressed their teachers as "Jones" and "Smith"...
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    Re: Cutting 4x8 sheets

    They have something like this at Home Depot and Lowes. Works good for cross-cuts. If you want to rip, you turn the saw 90 degrees and push the plywood through.

    But, my first thought was what...
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    Re: Septic Help!!!

    2 or 3 years ago I had to have our septic tank pumped out because I thought it was backing up. The local guy that did it showed me a couple of things about maintaining the system and other than...
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    Re: Strange things found in the forest

    Well, I'll join in on the "derailed thread stories".... LOL!

    Back in college I had a little 4WD Subaru that my girlfriend and I would drive up a railroad maintenance/access road by the tracks just...
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    Re: Cost to Survey 80 Acres

    I'm reading this thread with great interest as I'm getting ready to get one of my boundaries surveyed. I think the corner pins are already in place, but the South boundary of our property is full of...
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    Re: Canada Has Been Cut In Half!

    Not a lot of wind and cold in Spain so maybe those guys didn't have the experience to design a bridge for those conditions? :confused3:

    How old is that bridge? both of the linked articles refer...
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    Re: Comcast ---- arrrrggggghhhhhh!

    Sorry for your loss. You are to be commended for helping to take care of things for your mom. Taking care of aging parents is a HUGE job that people that haven't done it don't appreciate.

    Try...
  78. Thread: Shop Smith

    by mark02tj
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    Re: Shop Smith

    Or build an outhouse. :)

    As I was posting this, I just looked again at the thread title and realized how much this on has diverted!! LOL!

    Back to ShopSmith... They've been headquartered in...
  79. Thread: Shop Smith

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    Re: Shop Smith

    Or build an outhouse. :)
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    Re: Christmas music

    Be stihl, my heart! That was beautiful!! :thumbsup:

    Reminds me of this CD that my niece bought me for Christmas several years ago. Hopefully, this is a link to all the songs on the CD.
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    Re: Broken/Bruised Ribs???

    LOL!! Yup. :thumbsup:
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    Re: Festivus 2015 -- The Airing of Grievances

    This one has always scared me. Does that make me homophonebic? :eek:




    :laughing::laughing::laughing::laughing:


    My Festivus grievance is guys on TBN that post things that they think...
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    Re: Broken/Bruised Ribs???

    Like you, QueBota, I'm 53. I don't like to think of myself as "old" but when I hurt something now, I know it! We bought a hot tub this past Spring and I get into a few nights a week.

    Back when I...
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    Re: Concealed Carry Regrets?

    We had something like that happen around here a year or two ago. Local mall is a "no carry zone." During the Christmas shopping season, two urban youths approached a couple of middle aged guys as...
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    Re: Rural Garbage Service

    A couple of the Townships around here got together a couple of years ago and formed a trash cooperative of sorts so that everyone would have garbage pickup. Before you could contract on your own and...
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: need to make money ! got questions ?

    :thumbsup:

    :laughing::laughing::laughing:
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    Re: Tresspassing neighbors

    I stand corrected. :thumbsup:

    Going back and looking at the picture again (and blowing it up a bit) I agree with you. Should have done that in the first place!! (Not that it matters, ) But...
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    Re: why 6 days for 2-3 day mail?

    Christmas has nothing to do with it. I've had the same thing happen to me with a payment that I wanted delivered quickly and with tracking. It was only going one state over and normal delivery was...
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    Re: Strange things found in the forest

    Not really in the woods, but....

    When I was a kid we lived in Germany from '68-'72. We lived in an old 3 family house (one apartment on each floor) with an annex occupied by an old German couple...
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    Re: Tresspassing neighbors

    That's kind of a disturbing picture. When I first read your description, I kind of assumed that they were hunting or on their way to hunting. But they're certainly not dressed for hunting - no...
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    Re: Loitering in a restaurant....

    You're right - he is a cheap b@st@rd... and that is being kind! :laughing::laughing::laughing::laughing:
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    Re: Loitering in a restaurant....

    And you go out with them all the time anyway??? :confused3: :laughing::laughing:

    I'm just playin' with ya! - NOT trying to start an argument.

    I have a long time friend that is kind of the...
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    Re: Time Flies -- Windows Turns 30

    My first personal computer (bought used in '82 or so - I was 20) was a Texas Instruments TI-99-4A. The "4" was an indicator of the massive amount of RAM in the computer - 4K!! WOW! Hooked it up to...
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    Re: Why are Shipping Charges so Expensive?

    In GENERAL, you are charged sales tax if you live in the same state in which the vendor has a facility. Amazon Prime used to be great for me - they have a facility in Louisville KY which is 1 day...
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    Re: Modifying a Traffic Light for the man cave

    And he has a large pic of Saddam shot through the head! The ultimate man-cave accessory!! :thumbsup:
  96. Re: An interesting piece of history about gunpowder manufacturing

    THANKS for that link!! I've book marked it to go back and read the story. I've lived in the Dayton area since I was 10 years old (40+ years now) and I've not seen that website. Full of great...
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    Re: Table I made for my wife from a log

    As always - Super Cool, Eddie!!

    I may have to do something similar with some of the ash logs I have laying in the yard. We have a log home so it would look pretty cool.

    Like the others have...
  98. Re: Do you leave a tip at drive in restaurants like Sonic?

    That's generally my policy too. I hate it when I order "bar food" from a couple of the local places and the bartender expects a tip for handing you your bag of carryout food. A couple of these...
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    Re: Any one have coyote problems?

    I was grilling out a couple of nights ago and heard the coyotes going crazy not too far away. I'm sure they'd just killed their dinner. Prior to that, I hadn't heard any in a year or so.

    A...
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    Re: Tipping etiquette...what would you do?

    Does she eat the spaghetti with the wrong sauce? That could be a pretty good gig - "Oh, waitress - I'll eat this if you give it to me free (so it doesn't have to be thrown away) and if you give me a...
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