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When someone dies by ares
I don't know if this is the place to ask this sort of thing, and I feel like sometimes I just don't know some basic life skills. But I was wondering, what is a close relative supposed to do if their relative passes away? Do hospital employees refer you to the proper channels? I'd imagine...
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July 12th 03 06:19 AM
by Dennis P. Harris Go to last post
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Laundry 101 by Jim
I have some old sheets that have been in storage for a while now. Should I go ahead and wash them in hot water or will warm or even cold do? Also, would you recommend vinegar or lemon juice for the sheets to get rid of any smell? Or if neither, what's an inexpensive other option? Also, I have...
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July 12th 03 07:54 AM
by Jim Go to last post
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"FRED WELLMAN" wrote in message ... Let's see I was born in 1956 and promised I could retire at full benefits at age 65. They raised the age to 66 years and 10 months. I was promised this, at the time in the law, and...
July 12th 03 06:16 PM
by Dudhorse Go to last post
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product weights by [email protected]
I've been noticing an increase in short-weighted and reduced portion products recently. The worst offenders seem to be canned products, and I'm getting annoyed with the problem. Supposedly, there is a Federal requirement that in a random sample of 24 cans of a product, the average weight of the...
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July 12th 03 06:45 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Frugalness and Romantic Compatibility by u2musicmike
(Fringed) wrote in message ... Hello Frugal Folk! I have been reading this newsgroup faithfully for quite a while now, and it has come time to ask a question which I hope is not off topic. I have been...
July 12th 03 06:55 PM
by u2musicmike Go to last post
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Retaining the Beauty of Rust by Private
"Don" "Sandy" Doh! Don, I mean these comments kindly, but, Somebody's been sippin' grannys peach brandy again...... As a sidenote; I recently confirmed- as far as the word of a lawyer is confirmation- that, in Canada at least, you can legally make your own hard liquor (beyond wine or...
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July 12th 03 08:26 PM
by Private Go to last post
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Healthy portions by [email protected]
How many others are shocked and awed by the masterful stroke of marketing genius at Kraft, which has promised to reduce portion sizes to make us healthier. No mention is made of reducing prices to make our wallets healthier. Watch as other companies fly to this aerie of increased profits above...
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July 13th 03 01:30 AM
by Arri London Go to last post
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Straw bale homes? by GreenMan
Strawbale Construction Workshop August 22, 23 & 24, 2003 - Southern Minnesota (1 1/2 hour south of Minneapolis) The Church of Deep Ecology, in conjunction with Harvestbuild Associates, will be offering an opportunity to learn about strawbale construction and other natural building...
July 13th 03 01:48 AM
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Mice and cockroaches love it by ~^Johnny^~
On Mon, 16 Jun 2003 09:11:52 -0700, "Joan E. Smith" wrote: Then how do you get rid of the ants? Aardvark, horned lizard, black widow, doodlebug ...
July 13th 03 01:50 AM
by ~^Johnny^~ Go to last post
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Doomed To Be Poor Forever by linda-renee
Old_Timer wrote in message On Sun, 29 Jun 2003 20:49:41 -0700, Dennis wrote: On Sun, 29 Jun 2003 11:19:09 GMT, Ron & Debbie wrote: Semi, is your name really Stanley Yelnats? Nah, IIRC, Semi-D once gave a clue to his real name. ...
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July 13th 03 02:19 AM
by ~^Johnny^~ Go to last post
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Frugal choices that aren't really frugal by NW
myname wrote: Good observation. Will keep a note of this. Where I live it isn't often very warm, and I probably am paying to heat my home about 80% of the time, year round.
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July 13th 03 05:23 AM
by Nina Go to last post
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insult or compliment? by val189
I'm fairly sure it's happened to all of us frugal types. You let slip some little habit of scrimping or saving, and the comment cum sneer usually flies, "Gawd, you must still have your first dime..." do you take this as a compliment or an insult? do you have a favorite retort? val
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July 13th 03 05:25 AM
by ~^Johnny^~ Go to last post
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High tension lines? by ~^Johnny^~
On Sat, 07 Jun 2003 02:52:51 +0200, Barbara Bomberger wrote: You have cites no, just cities ;- -- -john
July 13th 03 07:06 AM
by ~^Johnny^~ Go to last post
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Corn Oil vs Vegtable Oil by ~^Johnny^~
On Tue, 17 Jun 2003 08:34:34 -0400, "Tsu Dho Poster" wrote: Not surprising, nearly all doctors know (& don't know) the same things. There's a lot of perks/prestige & funding connected to the cholesterol theory. They'd look pretty stupid admitting they were wrong...
July 13th 03 07:57 AM
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Compact Fluorescents - Lights of America brand any good, etc? by ~^Johnny^~
On Wed, 18 Jun 2003 02:15:53 +0000 (UTC), (Don Klipstein) wrote: Goes from reddish to bluish but yellowish is on the way from reddish to an only negligibly (and maybe only arguably so) greenish shade of white. I know of few (if any) mercury-vapour fluorescent lamps thet...
July 13th 03 08:23 AM
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Ants: Ok I've got the borax. Now what do I DO with it?? by Fern5827
My ants have not appeared since we killed the huge thicket of ivy which grew along the perimeter of the foundation of the house. And these ants were annual visitors. Every summer. Scrupulous cleanliness around kitchen counters kept them hidden, but let a crumb appear and they swarmed. Also...
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July 13th 03 09:17 AM
by ~^Johnny^~ Go to last post
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Helping Aunt sell Antiques by FRED WELLMAN
I am helping my Aunt clean out her house, she is 63 and disabled. She is giving many useful items to a charity. A few items worth selling she is selling at a second hand store. She has a limited income and does not want a hassle of selling her antiques. She mostly has carpenters tools from...
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July 13th 03 09:24 AM
by Roseb441702 Go to last post
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walmart bargains on kids clothes by [email protected]
Picked up some more great bargains on kids clothes at our local walmart tonite. They are putting lots on clearance racks to make room for back to school items. Packs of 3 fruit of the loom girls undies were $1 so I stocked up. They had tons of jeans for $5 and shirts for $3. If you have kids...
July 13th 03 10:46 AM
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What's a good container for videos? by Bob Benjamin
Instead of buying a specially designed container for videos is there anything else that I could use?
July 13th 03 10:51 AM
by Bob Benjamin Go to last post
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Our first home purchase - how to bargain? by Slugbug
My wife and I live in Ohio, and we are living where I've rented for 5 years. We currently pay $402 a month for rent. It isn't the best neighborhood, and we don't want to pay someone else rent forever, so we have been house hunting. We found a place that we like out in one of the suburbs. It is...
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July 13th 03 03:36 PM
by silvasurfa Go to last post
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