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where to get a featherweight radio transmitter for a helium balloonlaunch? (for my son's YMCA Adventure Guides/Indian Guides group) by Ohioguy
As a kid, I enjoyed participating in mass balloon launches with various groups. We would put our name & address on paper and stuck tape on both sides, taped to the balloon. We always hoped to hear back from someone about how far our balloon went. I was considering doing something low tech...
August 6th 14 04:44 PM
by pentapus Go to last post
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Email contact questionairs? by KenK
Seems like all of a sudden I'm getting a LOT of questionairs about satisfaction with companies' email contacts. Just me? Maybe I've just sent more such emails and hadn't realized it? You too? TIA --
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How NOT to freeload (babysitting) by [email protected]
http://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/relationships-and-special-occasions/columns/miss-manners/gift-isn-t-necessary-if-you-ve-been-urged-not/article_a423ef22-0d78-5030-84d6-d5fd74d002e9.html It's the second letter. The author is complaining about the freeloader. It begins with "Dear Miss Manners, My...
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Cheap temporary Canadian cell phone by The Real Bev[_6_]
Daughter will be spending a few weeks in Canada leading a leaf-peeping tour. What's the cheapest way to get temporary phone/data service in Canada? She has an iPhone with no facility for a second SIM card, unfortunately. -- Cheers,...
July 15th 14 04:17 PM
by Derald Go to last post
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Seeking folding chair with untilted seat by [email protected]
I am trying to replace a basic folding chair: http://i57.tinypic.com/2008avo.jpg The frame is metal tubing, the seat and back panels are vinyl covered padding. There are plenty of such chairs in brick & mortar stores in my city, but for some reason, all the designs these days have the seat...
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CafeMom: "$200 a month on groceries for a family of 4 is impossible" by [email protected]
Haven't looked at the comments yet, but the author already has and she listed which tips she's going to use. I have to admit, unless you live in the sticks and/or need to lose weight anyway, it WOULD be pretty difficult to feed 4 people with $200 a month! Lenona.
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There just trash to you why not sell them by [email protected]
Please believe me I don't mean to upset or insult anyone, but I'm a Sissy who has dreamed and wish my in tire life to have been born a real female and I've always wished I could have my real regular monthly period. I do have my own sissy period every month for over 25 years now and I know it's...
July 11th 14 09:34 PM
by Sofa Slug[_2_] Go to last post
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Good broadband? by KenK
I'm looking to get rid of my slow dial-up internet connection using Centurylink. Replace it with a broadband service needing no landline ($40 a month). All those - cable, wireless - that I Googled have really horrible reviews. Very poor service and quality. But, as someone said to me - 'you...
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July 8th 14 09:40 PM
by Moe DeLoughan[_2_] Go to last post
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New Sanitation bins bring havoc by anthona
Here in the NYC area, the sanitation department sent out to each household a nice looking covered bin on wheels and a small white case. These are meant only for food wastes. So far, so good. In putting food scraps into these units have produced nasty flies that even lay their eggs within those...
July 4th 14 11:17 PM
by anthona Go to last post
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Cell vs: landline? by KenK
I have been using both for years. I use the landline for a dial-up internet connection - very, very slow. The cell is a cheap dumb phone for ~ $100 prepaid a year. Landline costs ~ $40 a month. Landline DSL would cost $40 a month in addition to the $40 a month telephone service I was thinking,...
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July 4th 14 02:10 AM
by The Real Bev[_6_] Go to last post
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"Man's mistake cost his children $400,000 of an IRA inheritance" by [email protected]
Just found it. Sad. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/man-s-mistake-cost-his-children--400-000-of-an-ira-inheritance-152712809.html First third: By Jeanie Ahn 9 hours ago Yahoo Finance Before Leonard Smith lost his battle with cancer in 2008, he
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Would you vote for a candidate whose child said this? by [email protected]
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NewCELLPHONEowner by anthona
June 19th 14 12:02 AM
by anthona Go to last post
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CenturyLink support email? by KenK
Anyone by chance have the email address for CenturyLink support, if such a thing exists? (address or support) I tried Google but nothing turned up in four pages of responses and a look at several sites found that way. Tried their web site 'Contact Us' and email links but they don't work (for me...
June 17th 14 06:50 PM
by Bert[_2_] Go to last post
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Al madinah international university opening apply for universitycolleges (September season) by [email protected]
MR/ MiSS * Al madinah international university which win dependence Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (MOHE) and also winning the adoption of all academic programs and courses, the university that are approved by the Malaysian funds and private academy, which deals with quality...
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used hatchback under $10k that gets 40+ mpg? by Ohioguy
My wife is wanting a smaller car for her commute. Currently she has a Buick Lesabre that we were given for our wedding, but it is about 10 years old now, and seems to have increasing repair problems. She originally drove a mid 90's 3 cylinder Geo Metro that got about 48mpg. I started out...
May 24th 14 11:00 PM
by John Weiss[_6_] Go to last post
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Rechargeable AA cells by The Real Bev[_6_]
I bought half a dozen 'precharged' Duracell AAs a couple of years ago for use in my camera. The advantage of the 'precharged' batteries is that they supposedly hold a 90% charge after a year. Wrong. They last -- unused -- in my camera bag just about as long as they last in my camera, which I...
May 17th 14 05:59 PM
by The Real Bev[_6_] Go to last post
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Buying a new water heater by [email protected]
Any recommendations? Kenmore?
May 11th 14 04:58 PM
by Shoe-Chucker 2 Go to last post
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1-800 flowers is NOT frugal by Camellia Sinensis[_2_]
Every Mother's Day for the last three years I have had at least one of my children use the 1-800 flowers.com site and every time I have felt bad because the flowers arrive in such poor condition. These flowers are delivered by UPS which is a bad idea to start with. Add a hot spring day and...
May 9th 14 04:33 PM
by Camellia Sinensis[_2_] Go to last post
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Email effectiveness by KenK
In my experience email is losing its effectiveness. For example, twice this past week my email to a company with a question/problem was ignored and I've had to send USPS letters instead. Hope those get read. This is getting more and more common. Evidently the great rise in spam and phish has...
May 2nd 14 06:11 PM
by KenK Go to last post
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