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it was a mistake by Nicodemus
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9KChAlS8Z8
June 8th 15 10:51 PM
by Nicodemus Go to last post
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Today's "Baby Blues" comic...sigh. by [email protected]
http://www.seattlepi.com/comics-and-games/fun/Baby_Blues/2015-05-28/ SPOILER Seems to me that even if you DON'T have kids to save money for, you shouldn't have to feel out of the loop at your workplace just because you don't believe in short-term luxuries like restaurant meals - or deli meals,...
May 30th 15 06:49 AM
by Bob F Go to last post
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Green Changes to Home to Save $ in Chicago Area by mwm314
Has anyone had a good/rewarding experience with making green changes to their home to save $? I was thinking of changing to the renewable nrg provider. Additionally I considered solar panels and geothermal nrg. Any helpful input appreciated, Matt
May 29th 15 11:34 PM
by Bruce Esquibel Go to last post
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Wash a car with 1 cup of water? by [email protected]
http://www.msn.com/en-us/autos/research/drought-hacking-how-to-wash-your-car-with-a-single-cup-of-water/ss-BBkhzqR There are seven slides and a link to four alternative methods at the end. Lenona.
May 27th 15 09:37 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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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 01:52 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 08:32 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 09:49 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 09:47 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 11:08 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 07:03 PM
by Michael Black[_2_] Go to last post
3 425
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 09:09 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 03:08 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
14 1,185
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 04:24 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 12:50 PM
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 06:36 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
25 1,840
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 07:46 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 03:37 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 09:44 AM
by ghostbanter Go to last post
0 1,148
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 04:42 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 03:12 PM
by CanopyCo Go to last post
2 537
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