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  1. Thread: Ellis Island

    by DrEntropy
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    Re: Ellis Island

    My maternal grandfather came thru in 1915. His youngest daughter, my auntie, found his name written on a wall there later, after it had been opened to tours. Amazing place.
  2. Thread: Bad Kitty

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    Re: Bad Kitty

    EXACTLY what went thru my mind on seeing Foose beside that Jag. The Europa episode had me shaking my head. I'd never want to be "overhauled." Leave me to my own devices.
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    Re: Veteran's Day Coffee Sale

    Matt is a hero.

    Been a year, I meter it out for when I want a treat in the AM.
  4. Thread: Bad Kitty

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    Re: Bad Kitty

    That explains a lot.
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    Re: A fitting story for Veterans Day

    Thanks for the clarification, guys. :thumbsup:
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    Re: A fitting story for Veterans Day

    Didn't the Leyte Gulf come to be called "Iron Bottom Sound"? I know the Samuel B. Roberts played a part in the same battle. And the Japanese commander decided to bug out, not being certain just what...
  7. Thread: This stinks!

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    Re: This stinks!

    Yesterday AM was UGLY. By the end of the day the swelling was down, today able to go to a luncheon and all is going well. No more pain. We'll see about the next step.



    So do I!! Still a couple...
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    Re: Passed his Type ride

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: Pink Panther on guitar

    Yup: Aliquippa High School.
  10. Re: Did one of you try to log into my account?

    "And the hits just keep on coming!"

    Mitsy got tagged last week with an email that wouldn't disappear. Deleted immediately upon first receiving it but every time she opened the mail client, it...
  11. Thread: This stinks!

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    Re: This stinks!

    Had a bad reaction to Penicillin in my youth, so contra-indicated. But about a decade ago had a similar issue and Amoxicillin worked a treat. I am certainly making an appointment to see the local...
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    Re: Pink Panther on guitar

    That was quite calming to listen to first thing in the morning. Thanks!

    My First dad-in-law was Mancini's high school language teacher. He claimed that's why Mancini went into music instead of...
  13. Thread: This stinks!

    by DrEntropy
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    This stinks!

    Was awakened early Saturday morning with a raging toothache. Felt it a bit the night before and irrigated with peroxide,took a couple aspirin and it seemed to subside. Only dentist's office with a...
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    Re: Saw one yesterday

    Have a black racer here, with some young'uns. Living in the back yard jungle. Not too concerned about rodents!
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    T-Series Re: Bent Push Rods

    Good news!
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    Re: OCD rules, they're important...

    OUTLIER! :smirk:
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    Re: OCD rules, they're important...

    Switch plate and outlet plate screws are all in with the slot-heads horizontal. Bills arranged in the wallet, singles first, all portraits face forward and right side up. Yup, I get it.

    Keys......
  18. Thread: map nerds

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    Re: map nerds

    I'd known about Hans Meier and The Richie Boys but not "the rest of the story". Thanks, PC! This fills in a lot of blanks. :thumbsup:
  19. Thread: clean up

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    Re: clean up

    Wow! I envy your ambition! I need to do the same. But looking at the 'pile' here, I get discouraged and just shut the door. Going to get one of the PODS units, all the "keep" bits go into that, the...
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    T-Series Re: Bent Push Rods

    Be sure to treat it with a non-conductive fire retardant! :smirk:
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    Re: Site was down

    Hope you get an honest explanation. That was a fairly significant event.
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    Re: and the hits just keep on coming.....

    Shortly after switching from dial-up we put together an Apache server. We'd registered a URL through our old provider, didn't realize he'd filed it as his own. It was stolen/sold later, the guy...
  23. Re: Sad news. Son of John Twist of University Motors

    Right there with ya, Mike.
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    Re: and the hits just keep on coming.....

    We've cut the vulnerabilities as much as we can here, but it's always possible. I figure we're just not that important. :wink:



    Yup, same here. Block "location" if any site asks, as well.
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    Re: and the hits just keep on coming.....

    To paraphrase one of The Founders: "When people put convenience over security, they will have neither."

    ...and a Chinese cell 'phone is to be avoided like th' Plague. I'll keep my Razor for as...
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