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"Not flushing" is hard to do! by Bill
I've been trying to "not flush" the toilet when I go number 1, but it is automatic! I've flushed every time for years and I just automatically flush. Anyway, after I stuck a reminder note on the handle, that did the trick... And it mostly does not smell. Maybe because I have city chlorinated...
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October 4th 10 03:16 AM
by tmclone Go to last post
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The most suitable adhesive by john hamilton[_3_]
I'm trying to find out the best adhesive for gluing leather shoes back on to a rubber sole. I know the polyurethane adhesive that came in tubes for gluing on 'stick on soles' that we got from Woolworths was very good, but even if i could buy it now, it was expensive for just a smallish...
September 30th 10 03:47 AM
by watcher[_3_] Go to last post
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UPS screwing with my medicine by h[_6_]
"The Real Bev" wrote in message ... On 09/24/10 02:45, Chief Thracian wrote: I've never had a problem with ANY carrier's package delivery -- going or coming. The USPS and first-class mail is, of course, very different....
September 29th 10 08:44 PM
by pod Go to last post
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Nov 2011 before a Lipitor generic??!! by [email protected]
Is it still going to be THAT long before there is a Lipitor generic on the market?
September 28th 10 09:09 PM
by Mrs Irish Mike Go to last post
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Which car guide and petrol/diesel engines by john hamilton[_3_]
Thinking about buying an older second hand car I was looking through an old 'Which car guide 2005/2006' and got to wondering why under the heading of *driving experience* cars with a diesel engine is always getting a higher rating than the petrol model. (ie a red star as opposed to a circle...
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September 28th 10 07:51 PM
by John[_40_] Go to last post
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CommonCents: Anyone using it? by [email protected]
Just curious if any users here and how its going?
September 26th 10 10:35 PM
by Al[_3_] Go to last post
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Great Value (Walmart/Perdue) chicken nuggets recalled by enough[_2_]
http://con.st/10009159 (Consumerist blog article)
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September 23rd 10 06:46 AM
by rincewind Go to last post
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Is it a Secret? by VFW
Have you ever noticed that some people function in a world where they feel that for them to do well, someone has to do poorly? It's like they haven't noticed that there is plenty. Plenty for everyone. Esp. if you share what you do have, it comes back to you. And you realize "Greed" is not...
September 21st 10 11:43 PM
by Bill Go to last post
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A/C Condensate Drain Pipe Cleaning Guide with pictures by Paul Michaels
A few years ago I was living in a home where the air handler was up in the attic. I neglected to ever maintain the air handler's drain pipe so it eventually clogged up and started leaking water down through the bathroom's exhaust fan. That unfortunate experience taught me to check, clean, and...
September 21st 10 10:22 PM
by Al[_3_] Go to last post
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Measure the Voltage of Batteries by VFW
a cheap Volt-Meter can accurately measure the real voltage of various small batteries you use around the house. Like the other day , The remote wouldn't work and out of four batteries in it. Only one was low. I replaced just the one and saved $$$ Mostly we use rechargeable ones. Tho. they cost...
September 21st 10 10:20 PM
by Al[_3_] Go to last post
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Yet another preventable death blamed on SUVs? by Edward Dolan
"His Highness the TibetanMonkey & the Spirits of the Jungle" wrote in message ... Ed, I acknowledge you are the greatest spammer here and since you want to be remembered by posterity, you leave...
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U/$. currency to be re-designed? by VFW
I've heard their looking to re-design the paper stuff. Will all the old bills have to resurface and be converted. I think I know where I hid most of it. -- Karma, What a concept!
September 21st 10 07:00 AM
by VFW Go to last post
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How To Clean Your Clothes Dryer Vent by Paul Michaels
I read a home fire safety article recently and it inspired me to clean the hot air exhaust vent on our clothes dryer. I also figured it would help the appliance run more efficiently and cost us less money to use. I used a wet/dry shop vacuum, but just doing the cleaning by hand works really well...
September 21st 10 01:04 AM
by Susan Bugher Go to last post
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Miss Manners on modern dating and expenses by Lenona
http://www.buffalonews.com/life/columns-advice/miss-manners/article194704.ece Dear Miss Manners: Since this is the 21st century and not the 18th century, I thought that perhaps womenís thinking had changed. Evidently, when it comes to spending money on others, it hasnít. I would like to know the...
September 21st 10 12:59 AM
by Millhaven Go to last post
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when insurance savings isn't savings at all by Ohioguy
I was talking to my next door neighbor about bills a couple of weeks ago. I mentioned I was paying about $510 a year for our house insurance. Our neighbor mentioned that she was paying less than that for insurance on both her house and her car. At that point, I immediately found myself...
September 20th 10 08:35 AM
by h[_6_] Go to last post
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Where can I get my "free" money? by VFW
I was watching TV and Kevin Trudeau was on with his info-commercial promising free money. anyone know which web-sites he talks about? I'm so frugal , I don't want to buy his book. -- Karma, What a concept!
September 19th 10 10:45 PM
by Max[_6_] Go to last post
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Property Tax Surprise. by Jeff Thies
I appealed my property taxes last year and just got the new bill. Last year it was ~$1,400. This year, $33.43. Take that OhioGuy! The house value fell by about 2/3 and it was enough for the exemptions to cover most of the assessed. The world is run by loons.
September 19th 10 12:23 AM
by Dan Birchall Go to last post
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Cancelling CompuServe - Gonna Have Issues? by Coffee's For Closers[_3_]
I have a Compuserve account that I'm not using now. However, I have heard that there may be some resistance to just saying, "Please Stop." This is especially worrying since it has a monthly automatic payment from my checking account. I have heard that CompuServe has a reputation of failing to...
September 18th 10 01:11 PM
by zeez[_4_] Go to last post
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How the GDP and CPI spin is used hide the real problem..cancerous levels of growth in govt. by phil scott
On Sep 3, 6:12*am, "h" wrote: "phil scott" wrote in message ... Fortunately those who struggle honestly in this time frame, retain their integrity and health seed the...
September 18th 10 09:19 AM
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Chuck E. Cheese Recalls Toys by zeez[_4_]
Chuck E. Cheese Recalls Toys Gang violence isn't Chuck E. Cheese's only recent headache: The restaurant is recalling 1.2 million toy rings and eyeglasses because children could potentially swallow parts of them, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday. The plastic toys...
September 18th 10 06:20 AM
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