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    Re: 8 months today

    Not that far awa from getting your exercise. Walking and chasing before you know it.
  2. Re: Contemplating my own mortality - but not because of Covid (at least not directly

    I've pitched out a bunch of stuff over the winter that really were no longer useful. But what makes me aware of the fact that the end of the journey is closer than the beginning is the fact that my...
  3. Re: I'm Sick of Seeing People Wearing Masks!

    Might be the type I get when I'm painting or sanding rather than medical use types.
  4. Thread: Others?

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    Re: Others?

    I fortunately as still working as the mainframes for my large insurer needs people and as tech support for that platform we're not on the block yet. But WFH after a couple weeks now, well I keep the...
  5. Re: Social Distancing and granddaughters..

    If they're teens with phones, how do you tell the difference between before and now??
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    Re: Battery problem

    You can check it to be sure, just dip both hands in a bucket of water then grab the bumps. If you look like Don King in the end, it's working just fine.
  7. Re: Distancing task #1 - anyone know about ripping DVDs?

    I haven't had run times like that with Handbrake either, but might be due to his trying to eliminate the subtitles. Must do it as it goes rather than just ignoring the track. I use VLC player to...
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    Re: What you getting done?

    Right now, more outdoors tpe stuff, mowed for the first time over the weekend to not only even out the grass now that it's growing again but to mulch up the winter debris like remaining leaves. And...
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    Re: TV "car guys"

    Had my prior daily driver Corolla a bit over 20 years and close to 175k miles. Clutch was original and grabbed like new when shifting. The 2020 I replaced it with, becaue the other was having what...
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    Re: Fuel prices

    Was down to the high $1.30s here Saturday. Sunday had jumped back to $1.59.9 for some reason. Still cheaper than it had been
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    Re: Three-legged Dog

    And for more puppies,

    Q how do you make a dead puppy walk??

    A 20 dead puppies and 3 yards of concrete..
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    Re: Three-legged Dog

    I'll see your dog and mower with some puppies...

    Dead puppies, dead puppies, dead puppies aren't much fun.
    They don't come when you call;
    They don't chase squirrels at all.
    Dead puppies aren't...
  13. Thread: Others?

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    Re: Others?

    My brother the HS music teacher is having to do rehearsals over the net, would love to see how having 100+ choir kids singing from their connections works...
  14. Re: If You Get an email That Says "Knock Knock"

    It probably needs new bearings...
  15. Re: Things to Do While You are Sheltering in Place

    you mention having to take a test. Reminds me that years ago when I took the position I'm in the company required all potential employees to take what they called a logic test. This was for...
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    Re: Ford's faux pas

    Much less work for the dad than grabbing them by the collar and asking "what are you doing hanging round my daughter"...
  17. Re: Things to Do While You are Sheltering in Place

    Couldn't doo it anymore, been 40 years, but in college I found multi-variable calculus and differential equations kind of fun. Statistics on the other hand bored the **** out of me. But I found a...
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    Re: Too many tools?

    I wonder with each new tool, how I managed to get anything done before I bought it.
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    Re: Ford's faux pas

    Bet her parents didn't have to worry about her picking up guys...
  20. Re: Things to Do While You are Sheltering in Place

    I can understand maybe not knowing the original Star Trek episode with the Gorn, but not to even recall Sheldon and his Gorn dreams with it sitting on the couch, in his spot??...
  21. Re: Things to Do While You are Sheltering in Place

    You have to wonder too if like so many enforced stay at homes, blizzards, power outages and such, will the hospitals see another usage increase in 9 months..
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    Re: Moonshine?

    But not that old, he did notice it...
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    Re: Social Distance...

    Davidson on my Mom's side, they've been in OH for about 220 years.
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    Re: On Stocking up in the age of COVID-19

    You know, I'm glad I ran low on TP about a week before all this broke and had already stocked back up before I had to maybe fight for it.

    You know,

    You never talk about a smell in TP club...
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    Re: Social Distance...

    As a small town raised guy, years ago when my maternal grandmother passed and a few years later my father, we had a piper for both services. Made quite an impression in a 4500 or so person Ohio...
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