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  1. that expensive widget, is not lost, just...

    that expensive widget, is not lost, just bewildered. I enjoy having the right quality tool for the job, just not the extra hour the job takes while I look for the wandering tool. (Just two days...
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    Buddy of mine is the water damage restoration and...

    Buddy of mine is the water damage restoration and mold reduction business. Tells my he gets 5 or 6 jobs a years from leaky shark bite fixtures and insurance companies are starting to sue for the...
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    I had saved my change when I was in high school...

    I had saved my change when I was in high school for a camera and got a Kalimar SLR. (a very poor man's Hasselblad) Had the standard and telephoto lenses as well as the bellows extension, even had...
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    We got a lot of calls for the electric supplier...

    We got a lot of calls for the electric supplier choice program in PA. We get to choose who supplies our electric although it all comes through some other company's lines. Anyway, when they call...
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    gas grill food tastes funny. Not like gas, but...

    gas grill food tastes funny. Not like gas, but doesn't taste right. I have been cooking over a wood fired grill for 20 years. I keep a 50 gallon drum of well seasoned oak/hickory/apple wood...
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    We had a stint of much warmer than normal weather...

    We had a stint of much warmer than normal weather and this morning a touch of frost on car roofs. Darn chilly outside until about 1 or 2 oclock in the afternoon. I wanted to take a motorcycle trip...
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    I ordered a specialized tool from a Chinese...

    I ordered a specialized tool from a Chinese company on April 19., it was shipped on April 20 and on April 22, reached the USPS international Postal receiving station on Long Island New York. 7,000...
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    At least in this area few surveys are recorded. ...

    At least in this area few surveys are recorded. The original survey plats are. Anything after that is not. So if I need part of my property surveyed, there is nothing filed except the metes and...
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    the metes and bounds description in a deed are...

    the metes and bounds description in a deed are not necessarily the actual lines of the property. There is a priority in most states for existing corners, fences, etc. as a variation from the deed...
  10. when I was 20 years old, I actually put a $300...

    when I was 20 years old, I actually put a $300 deposit on a small mountain farm of 58 steep rocky acres for 28K. I had saved over 15K and actually qualified for a mortgage. I had overheard two...
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    When our house was built, to keep costs down, my...

    When our house was built, to keep costs down, my deal with the builder was that I took care of getting rid of the trash. I am not sure what was the deal with the workers, but they put whole sheets...
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    There are several types of Amish. Around here,...

    There are several types of Amish. Around here, they have heaters in their storm front carriages, even defrosters of a sort. I am only 20 miles from Lancaster PA and have Amish neighbors. And the...
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    Wow, an insurmountable problem, how to heat an EV...

    Wow, an insurmountable problem, how to heat an EV in very cold weather. Ironic how the Amish are able to heat their enclosed buggies in Winter without expending the horses energy. (I returned...
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    Some of our Walmarts have special shelters for...

    Some of our Walmarts have special shelters for the Amish to park their buggies with the horses having shade and even water at some. At the Walmart on the south side of Ephrata PA, I think the...
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    A company I once did some legal work for recently...

    A company I once did some legal work for recently put in those high power charging stations for use by employees. They can charge their cars while they work. There is a new electric motorcycle that...
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    Your not supposed to drink mouth wash either. ...

    Your not supposed to drink mouth wash either. Look at the side effects of a small amount of whiskey. no one should consume that stuff. (I am allergic to ethyl alcohol. I break out in a rash) Heck...
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    Interesting. Did the study occur where there is...

    Interesting. Did the study occur where there is flouridated water. If so the results may be way off. Some toothpaste has a fine abrasive in it to help scour the grime off the teeth. Did the...
  18. High school physics. We had a guy set off a...

    High school physics. We had a guy set off a large aerial mortar firework on one side of the river and had five people measure from the flash to the sound with stop watches. We threw out the two...
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    I know the complaint with duplicators is the...

    I know the complaint with duplicators is the rough surface left by the carbide scraper. Thinking out loud here, would mounting a fine bit in a router in place of the duplicator cutter, leave a...
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    Got sick and tired of the hassles trying to keep...

    Got sick and tired of the hassles trying to keep aluminum baking pans shiny. Got some fancy extra mirror finish stainless steel baking pans. even cookie sheets. The difference is amazing. After...
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    I get a magazine for "plain" communities and was...

    I get a magazine for "plain" communities and was dumbfounded to see that many Amish and Mennonite have computers and both text and email capability without full internet connections. Must be some...
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    I am certainly not that internet saavy, but for...

    I am certainly not that internet saavy, but for my work, a certain amount of snooping was required. I can often find a person, even when cops are having trouble. Sometimes people were easy to find....
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    I have a laptop, tablet (Surface) and two Android...

    I have a laptop, tablet (Surface) and two Android smart phones. I also have Samsung Smart TV's It is nice that they can all communicate with each other. I find something on the internet, on my...
  24. My mother's list for each of her boys, At age 15,...

    My mother's list for each of her boys, At age 15, was to plan, cook and serve a weeks' meals and clean up the kitchen after ward., to do our own laundry, iron a shirt, to sew on a button, Dad...
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    We had a great true value, but it closed. Every...

    We had a great true value, but it closed. Every time I compare prices between Lowes and Home Depot, Lowes is cheaper for most of the identical items. Also when I was re-doing my old farm house,...
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