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Free food for fish and chickens by Shoe-Chucker 2
I search the garden for bugs. Dust buster them up and let the chickens and fish look thru them. Free food. protein. -- Karma ; what a concept!
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May 22nd 15 12:52 AM
by The Real Bev[_6_] Go to last post
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Refurbished computers? by KenK
Anyone have any experience with refurbished computers? A very quick Google shows prices seem quite low. Evidently they include operating systems? Reliable dealers? TIA --
May 18th 15 07:32 AM
by RJH Go to last post
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Winter humidification wastes energy by [email protected]
HvacTech2 wrote: Z Here's a link for you to read up on... http://lennox.com/pdfs/brochures/Lennox%20WB2-WP2%20Humidifiers.pdf it doesn't do any good to show him the truth. This guy is a legend in his own mind and doesn't believe anything other then what he...
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May 14th 15 08:49 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Ear plugs that work? by KenK
Anyone found any ear plugs that work? The silicone surface plugs don't seem to work at all. The foam(?) cylindical ones with the rounded end work very poorly - quite well if you put your fingers in your ears on top of them but that's frequently not practical (brand, Mack's). Any I missed? That's...
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May 14th 15 08:47 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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X-posting test by The Real Bev[_6_]
Thunderbird (free, hence frugal) has been refusing to originate x-postx recently, claiming that I can't post to different servers even though I'm attempting to post to two groups with the same server. I can follow up to x-posted messages, which are transmitted to all groups. I just can't...
April 26th 15 10:08 PM
by The Real Bev[_6_] Go to last post
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Contacting CenturyLink? by KenK
I tried emailing through the CenturyLink web site (useless response) and politely via USPS to billing address, local office and finally to their CEO regarding a billing problem. All letters ignored. Any other suggestions? Addresses? I prefer written communication for the record of questions and...
April 10th 15 06:03 PM
by Michael Black[_2_] Go to last post
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Frugal ACA Compliance by [email protected]
This is going to destroy me! What do I do? I can't afford this!
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April 4th 15 08:09 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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1961 food prices vs. today (for a family with 18 kids) by [email protected]
The family? The Beardsleys, of California, as featured in the Lucille Ball movie "Yours, Mine, and Ours." Before the movie, their story was written by the mother as "Who Gets the Drumstick?" (Helen was a widow with 8 kids, he was a widower with 10. They had two more.) In that book (chapter...
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March 23rd 15 02:08 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Calling cards with GOOD sound quality by fb3003
What card do you guys suggest to call from US to Canada - I care more about a good sound quality than cheap rates. Does Costco-MCI calling card has a good sound quality?? I have tried bigzoo and the sound quality is very poor.
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February 26th 15 03:24 AM
by Bob F Go to last post
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calling cards? by anoop
A few weeks ago I read an article (related to frugality) that talked about some good calling card companies, but I can't recall the name of that company and I can't find the article anymore. At the time, I did visit the company's website and found that that they didn't have any minimum...
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February 20th 15 11:50 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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VOIP cost effectiveness by Lena
larry wrote: Lena, did you do a post on your call-advantage? Point me to it, but I don't see how it could be cost effective? thanks Cost effectiveness: POTS with Caller ID, Call Waiting, Voicemail, 8 cpm Long Distance (Verizon Regional Essentials Plan) $37/mo with taxes and fees.
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February 19th 15 05:36 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Saving on groceries w/o coupons (recent article) by [email protected]
http://news.yahoo.com/11-strategies-saving-groceries-without-clipping-coupons-171926445.html
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February 14th 15 06:46 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Flat tire repair in a can? by KenK
Long ago I was with a friend when he had a flat tire while we were eating lunch. He used one of the flat tire repair cans to repair and reinflate the tire. Worked like a charm. However, I've heard that once this is used the tire is very difficult to repair, if required, in the future. If you've...
February 13th 15 02:37 PM
by CanopyCo Go to last post
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Smart TV Voice Recognition Software Could Leak Our Info? by ghostbanter
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/feb/09/samsung-rejects-concern-over-orwellian-privacy-policy Just got a Sharp's Smart TV last weekend. After reading this news, I should have buy a dumb TV :-O
February 10th 15 08:44 AM
by ghostbanter Go to last post
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Secure problems by KenK
Secure makes denture adhesive strips which I've found quite effective in my few trials. Problem is, I can't find a local store carrying them. Secure web site buying suggestions no help. Ordered some from Walmart. Thought they sent stuff to store at no charge for pickup. They mailed to my house...
February 10th 15 03:42 AM
by ItsJoan NotJoann Go to last post
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NPR on kids and allowances by [email protected]
http://www.npr.org/2013/09/18/219290908/your-kids-and-money-teaching-the-value-of-a-dollar The interviewee is Ron Lieber, personal finance writer for The New York Times and author of "The Opposite of Spoiled." I heard most of the interview (don't have time to check again), but I suspect he did...
February 6th 15 02:12 PM
by CanopyCo Go to last post
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Skechers by KenK
We got a Skechers store here a year or so ago. First I thought it was an art supply store. Finally discovered they sell shoes. Tried Google for reviews but didn't find a general store-wide review, just specific shoes. If you've purchased there what is your opinion? Prices? Lots of choices?...
February 2nd 15 12:54 AM
by ItsJoan NotJoann Go to last post
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Wedding Gift by Bob[_3_]
Can anyone recommend a wedding gift, say up to $50, for newlyweds in their early 20's? He's working at and majoring in Business Management while she's going towards a Masters in Psychology. I suspect that their parents and nearby friends/relatives will provide homemaking and other...
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January 20th 15 04:18 PM
by fnanjum Go to last post
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Auto roadside service insurance by KenK
Which is better? AAA or AARP - they are very close to same price? TIA -- You know it's time to clean the refrigerator when something closes the door from the inside.
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January 13th 15 09:20 PM
by John Weiss[_5_] Go to last post
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My latest SCAM phone call by Bob F
I got one of these calls yesterday. The guy claimed to be an investigator for the Inspector General's office, and said he needed my lawyers name to contact about the case and charges against me. That's where I stopped him. http://www.treasury.gov/tigta/press/press_tigta-2014-03.htm
January 10th 15 08:30 PM
by Bob F Go to last post
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