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Auto insurance complaints by KenK
Seriously thinking of changing from Farmers to AARP/Hartford car insurance to get cheaper rates. Googled AARP/Hartford auto insurance complaints Some real stunners! Then tried Geico, Farmers, Progressive, etc. Same thing. Seems there are problems with all of them? Guess I'll have to switch to...
March 11th 14 08:43 PM
by John Weiss[_6_] Go to last post
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Propane prices! by KenK
I got my propane tank filled a week ago by the tank renter and my usual supplier and got the bill yesterday. $400+! 70 gallons at $5.10 plus taxes and other charges! OMG! What are you paying? I'm in far SW AZ. TIA -- "Where there's smoke there's toast!" Anon
February 25th 14 07:09 PM
by terrable Go to last post
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Online Tea Source by Michael Black[_2_]
On Sat, 1 Feb 2014, Derald wrote: wrote: I've referenced the wood gas articles a couple times, but there is better info in one of the Yahoo groups. Didn't the early issues have yearly indexes? Don't remember; guess I'll unpack a few and see. I'm...
February 6th 14 07:54 AM
by Derald Go to last post
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Miss Manners on "who pays, who gets what" by [email protected]
It's from 1985. Just stumbled on it. I thought it was pretty interesting when it comes to certain modern confusions. http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1985-09-11/entertainment/8503010589_1_wine-list-paying-steak Dear Miss Manners--I took my friend Sam to a fairly expensive place for dinner,...
February 5th 14 07:10 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Expensive new glasses! by Shoe-Chucker 2
In article , Mrs Irish Mike wrote: On Saturday, July 27, 2013 9:32:41 AM UTC-7, KenK wrote: You might look at something like http://www.cheapglasses123.com , this is the one I used. A friend also needed...
January 22nd 14 02:51 PM
by Shoe-Chucker 2 Go to last post
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Fake microsoft "your computer is infected" call by Bob F
I just got my second one of these calls. Hi: I'm from microsoft support calling to warn you that your computer has many infections...... and I am calling to help you get rid of them" I played the game with him awhile. He had me start a run box and type in "inf" and enter, then told me all those...
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January 22nd 14 02:45 PM
by Shoe-Chucker 2 Go to last post
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Credit card security by KenK
I'm begining to wonder how to pay for groceries, etc. any more, with all the security breaches such as Target's and many others. I shop mostly Walmart for groceries and other stuff they carry. (Price is important to me on my slender income.) If I use checks I suspect the store keeps a record of...
January 15th 14 10:08 PM
by Annie Woughman Go to last post
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Food costs verses gardening of any form by Vandy Terre
Now you could go crazy and purchase lots of equipment/ chemical fertilizers/ chemical pest control or you could work a little harder on hand preparing the soil and go organic in fertilizer/ pest control. One large pot with one healthy continuing production tomato plant could cover the needs of one...
January 12th 14 08:41 PM
by Cantesind Go to last post
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Are there still squatters in the UK? Was: anyone from UK????? by nessshares
On Tuesday, 18 May 1999 08:00:00 UTC+1, andrea lea baker wrote: Hi! I'm not originally from the UK but I did live there for about 3 years. Are there still squatters, particularly in London? That always seemed like the ultimate in frugal living;-) Andrea Baker
January 9th 14 05:52 AM
by nessshares Go to last post
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Micorwave went south and now we need by anthona
a replacement, mostly for reheating and on rare occasions cooking a tv dinner. This MW lasted just barely 2 1/2 years and just completely stopped. We don't want another one. Looking into toaster ovens, but there are so many and so many different prices. All we want is something that can cook baked...
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January 1st 14 09:18 PM
by Nicodemus Go to last post
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Why use Santa as an excuse? by [email protected]
I Googled quickly and didn't see anything. When I was little, my parents let me know that Santa only brings the candy in the stocking, presumably so I'd thank the right people for the presents under the tree - but maybe also to spare the post office my letters and avoid visits to Santa at...
December 31st 13 06:45 AM
by Susan Bugher Go to last post
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Repairing a dead TV by Bob F
I recently picked up a non-working 50" plasma TV using Craigslist. I brought it home, then researched the model #. After finding that this particular TV had a major habit of blowing up multi-hundred $ boards, I set it aside figuring I would just recycle it. The other day I decided to haul it...
December 30th 13 04:06 AM
by Michael Black[_2_] Go to last post
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CENTRUM VS JAMIESON B50 vitamins by [email protected]
Hi, I have been reading lately about studies showing that vitamins have no effect on your well being. In spite of this, my doctor prescribed vitamins for me, as I am over 50. I asked him if Jamieson B50 is better than Centrum for people over 50. He says its like comparing apples to oranges...
December 27th 13 11:43 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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"Why poor mums make bad decisions" by [email protected]
Very interesting. From Australia. http://www.ivillage.com.au/poor-parents-bad-decisions-make-sense/ Excerpts: "....When I got pregnant the first time, I was living in a weekly motel. I had a minifridge with no freezer and a microwave. I was on WIC. I ate peanut butter from the jar and frozen...
December 25th 13 05:52 PM
by Bob F Go to last post
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Jamieson B50 complexe vs Centrum vitamins by meteore[_2_]
Hi, I read a lot about studies showing that vitamins have no effect on your well being. In spite of this, my doctor prescribed vitamins for me, as I am over 50. I asked him if Jamieson is better than Centrum. He says its like comparing apples to oranges or something to that effect. In your...
December 22nd 13 04:59 PM
by meteore[_2_] Go to last post
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don't throw those batteries away... by Mountain Jew
until you test them for available voltage , with a simple meter. Not all batteries die at the same time. check it's voltage. better yet , move on to rechargeable batteries. cheaper in the long run. -- Money ; what a concept!
December 21st 13 06:01 AM
by The Real Bev[_6_] Go to last post
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Unscrupulous online merchants holding your money before shipping the product... by John Doe[_1_]
The store puts a hold on your money so that they can grab it whenever they feel like it. Then they tell you the product is backordered. They don't trust us at the same time they aren't trustworthy. Why can't they just check to see if the money is there when they are ready to ship the product?...
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December 20th 13 07:49 AM
by The Real Bev[_6_] Go to last post
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Visa Slate email? by KenK
Anyone have the customer service email address for the Visa Slate credit card? I couldn't find one with Google. I much prefer email over phone contact. TIA -- "Where there's smoke there's toast!" Anon
December 18th 13 07:00 PM
by KenK Go to last post
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Outgoing mail by KenK
I sometimes wonder how risky is it to leave outgoing mail with checks enclosed in a rural-type mailbox. I try to put it in only an hour or two in advance, but it can be difficult to predict the pickup time - especially around Xmas. Yesterday the mail that normally goes out around noon still...
December 18th 13 01:12 AM
by Roy Smith Go to last post
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Software for Traders. Discount 30% (10-20 December 2013) by [email protected]
10-20 December - DISCOUNT 30% http://forexclub.us http://fc-cd.com/
December 12th 13 10:41 AM
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