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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
by [email protected] Go to last post
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"Let's all just buy (Xmas) presents for the kids, okay?" by [email protected]
http://www.refugees.bratfree.com/read.php?2,338617,338672,quote=1 (Quoted from Etiquette Hell) By Mind's Eye: That awful "let's buy presents only for the kids" meme that pops up every now and then on my side of the family. Yeah, no. Every time it pops up I have to squash it again. DH and I are...
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December 10th 13 12:11 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Cheapest U.S. cities to live in (recent article) by AngryOldWhiteGuy
They listed McAllen and Harlingen - sure it's cheap to live there - who'd wanna live there unless they had to live there ? wrote in message ... ...
December 6th 13 02:53 PM
by AngryOldWhiteGuy Go to last post
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Electric razor by Metspitzer
I was thinking about getting both my niece and nephew the same gift. I was thinking an electric razor would be good. Is there a model that work the same for men and women? What makes them different?
December 5th 13 06:12 AM
by Malcom \Mal\ Reynolds Go to last post
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When is "faster" internet really just the same speed? When you haveTime Warner's "Everyday Low Price Internet", evidently..... by Ohioguy
For the past few years I've used Time Warner cable Internet. The price was about $20 a month originally, then $25, for 1 megabit per second speeds. That was fine 99.9% of the time, but occasionally (around once a month) I have to work with high resolution graphics images (downloading, &...
December 4th 13 10:35 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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knocked $6 off my monthly Internet bill by Ohioguy
We get Time Warner Cable Internet Lite. I noticed about a year and a half ago that they started charging $4 a month "rent" on the cable modem that previouisly had been provided for free. A few months ago, this fee went up to $6 a month. I don't like to rent anything. I found out I could...
December 4th 13 08:30 PM
by Ohioguy Go to last post
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Bicycle Engine Question by bob haller
if you already have the bike then just buy a motor kit. some kits have motors more than 49ccs that arent marked as that large. in PA converting a pedal bike by adding a motor under 49CCs means theres no license, no insurance, and no regstration needed. Honestly i always wanted one, but after...
November 25th 13 06:53 AM
by bob haller Go to last post
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Amusing Dear Abby letter from 1974 by [email protected]
http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=861&dat=19740122&id=GKlSAAAAIBAJ&sjid=RH8DAAAAIBAJ&pg=6552,3157658 "Dear Abby, My 18-year-old sister has moved away from home and is sharing an apartment with another girl. If she decides to get married, is it my parents' responsibility to pay for the...
November 24th 13 09:01 PM
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