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    What was the rationale for some getting debit...

    What was the rationale for some getting debit cards and most getting checks (if not paid via direct deposit)? I am glad I got a check as I just did a mobile deposit into my checking account right...
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    Not all that unusual. I was on a website the...

    Not all that unusual. I was on a website the other day where the free shipping threshold was $1,000.
  3. I'm not sure I would build a crate unless...

    I'm not sure I would build a crate unless absolutely as that encourages the freight companies to stack another pallet on top. I had a painted bumper cover shipped to me in a large cardboard box via...
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    Most roundabouts purposely have a concrete area...

    Most roundabouts purposely have a concrete area for the wheels of a semi trailer to go up onto.

    Roundabouts are good and bad. Better than stopping at a four way stop most of the time, but they...
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    I have very rarely had an issue with Google Maps...

    I have very rarely had an issue with Google Maps on my iPhone. It recalculates as necessary. I certainly haven't seen it send me an hour out of my way. I will typically look over the proposed...
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    Amazon is doing a lot of shipping and delivery...

    Amazon is doing a lot of shipping and delivery itself so I doubt the other shippers are giving Amazon special deals. Fedex quit dealing with Amazon last year.
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    I look at the bottom line delivered to my door...

    I look at the bottom line delivered to my door price when buying stuff online. There have been plenty of times when a site had a cheap price on a small item, but the shipping made it more expensive...
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    Why would it be illegal not to ship to Alaska or...

    Why would it be illegal not to ship to Alaska or Hawaii?

    I know shipping to Alaska via Fedex Ground or UPS Ground is super expensive. I was selling something on Ebay about five years ago and...
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    It costs real money to ship stuff. $8 is maybe a...

    It costs real money to ship stuff. $8 is maybe a little high, but not outrageous. Lee Valley doesn't have their own shipping system like Amazon does. Amazon shipping may be "free" for Prime...
  10. Thread: PVC Trim

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    I ordered a new exterior door from Menards two...

    I ordered a new exterior door from Menards two years ago and I ordered it with the PVC/composite frame in the Sandtone color. My intention was/is not to paint it.

    The trim on my house is factory...
  11. Thread: PVC Trim

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    I thought a major reason to use PVC trim is so...

    I thought a major reason to use PVC trim is so you don't have to paint it?
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    I have set up my taxes to owe money every year. ...

    I have set up my taxes to owe money every year. I have tried to get my exemptions correct so I am as close to zero as possible.

    I e-filed my return in April, but you are able to set the date...
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    The IRS website very specifically states they are...

    The IRS website very specifically states they are not processing paper returns due to COVID-19. I don't know if they are worried about employees getting COVID-19 from the paper, or what. (The virus...
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    What US West/Quest was offering was not dry line...

    What US West/Quest was offering was not dry line technology. US West/Quest owned and operated the DSLAM and the copper line. They had an ATM network that an ISP could buy a connection into to offer...
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    I just bought a Chicago Electric corded metal...

    I just bought a Chicago Electric corded metal shear from HF the other day. It can do 14 ga and the big names can only do 18 ga or 16 ga other than some $300 to $400 models. I was willing to spend...
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    I'm not talking about DSL being gone. The...

    I'm not talking about DSL being gone. The ability for other ISPs to deliver IP connectivity over US West/Qwest DSL lines I believe is long gone.

    DSL from Centurylink is still going strong, but...
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    Way back in the late 1990s US...

    Way back in the late 1990s US West/Qwest/Centurylink started offering DSL Internet service. They came up with a plan where any ISP could supply IP connectivity over the US West DSL network. US West...
  18. You're going to have a hard time getting rid of...

    You're going to have a hard time getting rid of them if killing or trapping is not an option. I have a lot of gopher problems, but I pay a guy $25 per gopher he traps. The traps are like a mouse...
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    I don't obsess over country of origin like some...

    I don't obsess over country of origin like some do. I will almost always look for made in USA first, but if it has to come from China so be it. I know a number of people who claim if it is made in...
  20. Actually, the majority of vendors online are...

    Actually, the majority of vendors online are doing either flat rate for everything or actual cost for shipping if they don't offer free shipping. The vendors online who still do shipping by total...
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    You really should contact your clinic if having...

    You really should contact your clinic if having heart/chest pains. Medical care for things like heart issues has not stopped. Your clinic can decide if you need to be seen by a doctor.
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    I don't think web designers give much...

    I don't think web designers give much consideration to working with Safari unless it is on an iPad or iPhone.
  23. I don't think the federal government really has...

    I don't think the federal government really has any way to to know the financial needs of every person in USA. Someone who made $100,000 last year may be jobless now. The point of the stimulus is...
  24. Mine will go at least partly to replace my income...

    Mine will go at least partly to replace my income lost from seven days of furlough. The state has waived the one week waiting period for unemployment so I got unemployment to cover the other part of...
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    The biggest issue with Apple Mac computers for...

    The biggest issue with Apple Mac computers for most consumers is they cost so darn much compared to a Windows PC. There are lots of pros and some cons for buying a Mac.
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