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  1. Thread: Pianos in Pubs

    by pdplot
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    Re: Pianos in Pubs

    Long story short. I was once offered a job playing piano in a pub on Nantucket after Labor Day. Regular player was quitting. Had to turn it down to go finish law school. I never could play decent...
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    Re: Honda engine quit

    Cables would not budge. Car has been running perfectly of course. Until it won't. Worst kind of problem for sure. Intermittent.
  3. Thread: Wet Roads

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    Re: Wet Roads

    Those people are nuts.
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    Re: Honda engine quit

    Update. Took car out to mail some letters. Ran it up to red line in low gear. No problems. There is apparently a rev limiter when in neutral so as to avoid blowing up the engine. Won't go over 5K....
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    Re: Honda engine quit

    In 33F degree weather, Honda started instantly as it always does. I checked the battery before starting. 12.5 volts. Engine started - voltage reads 14.92. Ground connection- ok. Battery cables tight...
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    Re: Honda engine quit

    I went online and found many, many sites devoted to this problem - apparently very common. Main culprit seems to be the ignition switch. I started the car and wiggled the key - the sure test....
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    Re: The Reason I'm Tired.

    Does retired mean "tired again?"
  8. Thread: Almost a killer

    by pdplot
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    Re: Almost a killer

    I must have struck a chord because when I posted my story on the local message board, I've gotten at least 25-30 approval posts and thank you's. Pedestrian here just got run down and killed yesterday...
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    Re: Put my toys away for the winter

    Son reported from a business trip in Syracuse, NY on Tuesday - 4-5 inches of snow.
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    Re: Honda engine quit

    Ok - it stalled again, this time with me at the wheel in heavy traffic. Luckily we were on a hill and I was able to coast into the apron of a church driveway and out of harms way. On a slight...
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    Re: Makin' The Best of a Bad Situation

    It's cruel the way carrots and radishes are just yanked out of the ground and sliced into pieces without any thought for their feelings. Vegetables have rights too!
  12. Thread: Ellis Island

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    Re: Ellis Island

    I traced mine back to Lithuanian horse thieves.
  13. Thread: Almost a killer

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    Re: Almost a killer

    He was facing us. There was no place for him to go. This road is barely wide enough for two cars let alone a jogger. He never should have been walking or jogging in the roadbed after dark. No...
  14. Thread: Camping

    by pdplot
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    Re: Camping

    Years ago, we went with a friend who had a small RV up to Massachusetts. Arriving at our campsite, it took him over 30 minutes to "level the wheels". Why? Apparently the refrigerator would not work...
  15. Thread: Almost a killer

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    Almost a killer

    Driving to a lecture last night on a narrow winding road, as I came around a bend doing about 25-30 mph, two cars were coming towards me, one with bright lights. As they were about to pass, I...
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    Re: Passed his Type ride

    We need more like him. A real shortage of pilots.
  17. Re: Went For a Drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway Today

    Looking across the Shenandoah Valley to that mountain range beyond. I wonder if there's a road through that other range? I guess West Virginia is on the other side.
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    Re: Is this false advertising?

    In my earlier Subaru, I was connived into giving my credit card number and of course was renewed at the maximum rate. On this car, I signed up for one year for cash. Now, the year is up and I got a...
  19. Thread: Bad Kitty

    by pdplot
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    Re: Bad Kitty

    As my father used to say - "Rich or poor - it's nice to have money".
    In my next life, I'll put one of these in my garage.
  20. Thread: GEAUX Tigers!!

    by pdplot
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    Re: GEAUX Tigers!!

    Beignets - yum!
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    Re: OCD rules, they're important...

    Foreigners also can't understand why the nickel is twice as large as a dime. "A page of history is worth a volume of logic".
  22. Thread: Bad Kitty

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    Re: Bad Kitty

    The rear end looks a bit like the original Alfa Spider "ossa di sepia". I like the eggcrate grille. This is an awesome car. I wonder how much it cost?
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    Re: Recommendations for body repair near NYC

    Peter Grant from Grant Auto Body in Darien, CT does nice work. He repaired a door on my daughter's Mini better than new.
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    Re: Honda engine quit

    I drove it today. Except for a somewhat jerky transmission - which will eventually head south - and some humming noise from the rear wheels/tires (wheel bearings going?) it ran fine. This thing has...
  25. Thread: "New" TR6

    by pdplot
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    TR6 Re: "New" TR6

    Even a TR4 is welcome. Get there early to find a space.
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