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    You guys misunderstood what I meant by bothered....

    You guys misunderstood what I meant by bothered. It's a much more personal thing than the celebration. I was referring to a recurrence of flashbacks and that sort of thing. It's not discussed...
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    OK. Here I was even thinking you could drill a...

    OK. Here I was even thinking you could drill a hole in the side near the end of a PVC delivery tube. Stick a funnel into the hole and fill the funnel with sand. You could take a blow gun and stick...
  3. Question: Shower Sealant

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    After you clean everything real good with TSP,...

    After you clean everything real good with TSP, you might be able to soften the old caulk with mineral spirits. Whatever you use, get some good ventilation! All the stuff has fumes that used is a...
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    I was wondering if it might be possible to push a...

    I was wondering if it might be possible to push a piece of conduit under the bottom of the pool to the hole and shooting sand through it with air ? If 2 pieces of conduit were used, 1 to release air...
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    Dump him. If he cannot afford to take you out, he...

    Dump him. If he cannot afford to take you out, he shouldn't do it. Nothing is more miserable than to go someplace with someone who constantly frets over the costs incurred. If you cannot afford to...
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    Do you have spark to the plugs ? I have a feeling...

    Do you have spark to the plugs ? I have a feeling that it might be your timing belt.
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    Sites for discussions

    Anyone know some good sites for discussing handicapping the NCAA and NFL games this season? Preferably, with people who understand the game, rather than idiotic fans ?

    I usually join several...
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    Check for spark

    Check for spark
  9. Question: Cat Killing?

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    There are both sides. I raised rabbits...

    There are both sides. I raised rabbits commercially all through high school. I butchered a few and sold most to a packing house. Today, I imagine I would be accused of many things, especially...
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    I think you need an agent. You might need to cut...

    I think you need an agent. You might need to cut some demo tapes too.
  11. I would check the voltage at the black wire in...

    I would check the voltage at the black wire in the ceiling. Connect the common wires together in the ceiling box. Run the hot from the ceiling to the switch box to make the loop. Return the wire from...
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    When in Cabo or marlin fishing, I drink only...

    When in Cabo or marlin fishing, I drink only Pacifico beer. I use bottled water to brush my teeth and rinse but don't swallow. I don't use ice in my beer, but cool it in ice buckets. I have never had...
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    Have you checked to see how its attached beneath...

    Have you checked to see how its attached beneath the sink ? There is usually a nut and washer attached to a bolt or perhaps the water lines that clamps the faucet to the sink.
  14. Question: What is goofy?

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    Goofy is a cartoon character. Goofy is not real....

    Goofy is a cartoon character. Goofy is not real. The character is a depiction of a dog like animal. He cannot really talk. As I said. Goofy is not an animal, it is a cartoon.
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    African-White-Jewish-Hispanic-Indo Chinese-...

    African-White-Jewish-Hispanic-Indo Chinese- transvestite- gay- Baptist- Catholic- basketball playing- NASCAR driving- mullet headed- trailer park trash- Okie.

    Who the heck cares? American all the...
  16. Question: Cat Killing?

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    I trapped a cat with a trap provided by our local...

    I trapped a cat with a trap provided by our local animal control. Unfortunately, the cat died in the trap. The officer who came to dispose of the cat gave me a real hard time. At one point I was...
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    Your greatest obstacle is trying to determine how...

    Your greatest obstacle is trying to determine how much the owners are willing to pay. It kind of sounds like you can do this work with just the labor of you and your wife. As small business owners...
  18. Question: Any psychics?

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    There are some people that are very intuitive....

    There are some people that are very intuitive. And there are some people who seem to see things the rest of us can't. Psychic ? Perhaps, to a point. I believe most are charlatans. I don't believe...
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    You know, I left something out of my earlier...

    You know, I left something out of my earlier post. If you want a woman to crawl into bed with you, you should make sure that you are clean. Always bathe before approaching your wife. The sexiness of...
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    Looking at the current state of the economy, the...

    Looking at the current state of the economy, the deficit, unemployment, under employment, outsourcing, oil and fuel prices. It's obvious to me that something should change. I mean the present method...
  21. Any time a lawyer does not diligently pursue a...

    Any time a lawyer does not diligently pursue a case, they can be sued. I think California law requires each lawyer to properly represent their clients. I would attempt to find a competent personal...
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    I would check the air filter.

    I would check the air filter.
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    I would run whatever wire I had, since it's...

    I would run whatever wire I had, since it's outside the house and only used for a gate opener. It's buried anyway. Tie them into the line with a ground fault breaker to protect the house circuit and...
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    My daughter recently had a problem with her SIMs...

    My daughter recently had a problem with her SIMs also. She always has the newest versions and she yold me that hers would shut down and turn off her computer. Evidently it runs in windows but crashes...
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    Vets and the 4th of July

    Any of you guys get "upset" over the 4th ?

    I admit the mortars do it to me, even after all this time.
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    Racism does come in all colors. Is your sister...

    Racism does come in all colors. Is your sister really into this guy, or into upsetting your family with a burst of independence ?

    If she really loves him, tell her good bye. It's obvious that she...
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    Sex is supposed to show how we care and love...

    Sex is supposed to show how we care and love someone. With it we show our passion and tenderness. Using sex as a means to create an unnatural or uncomfortable environment for one's partner doesn't do...
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    Not personally, but if you read the posts at this...

    Not personally, but if you read the posts at this site and others, there is always someone wanting to know how to get rid of on-line stalkers.
  29. You probably would have the best luck priming...

    You probably would have the best luck priming over the spots with KILZ or a pigmented sealer. Give it a couple of coats. After it's dry cover it with the red that matches. You may need to mix your...
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    I hear you. A few years ago, I was stopped in the...

    I hear you. A few years ago, I was stopped in the desert on a seldom used road by a rookie. He evidently wanted to see if I had an open container, being a construction type 4x4 pick up and a hot...
  31. It seems that you are more comfortable with the...

    It seems that you are more comfortable with the idea of marriage than actually being married. There are only 2 choices here as everyone has said. We will not give you comfort in this issue by telling...
  32. Generally speaking, white is used as a common...

    Generally speaking, white is used as a common wire, green for fan, red for hot wire (hence the jumper between heat Rh and cool Rc), yellow for the condenser. On a combination unit like yours, I...
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    I severed all ties with my brother over 15 years...

    I severed all ties with my brother over 15 years ago.Spoke only to him at my mother's funeral. Probably need to speak to him again when my father passes. There is nothing about him that enriches the...
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    DO NOT TELL HIM! DO NOT TELL HIM!! Please, PLEASE...

    DO NOT TELL HIM! DO NOT TELL HIM!! Please, PLEASE don't tell him.

    Telling him might make you feel better for a moment but ::: Consider this.
    When you throw it out there, you are forcing hime to...
  35. Question: Too much water?

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    Too much water can even kill you as a woman died...

    Too much water can even kill you as a woman died a few years ago in a water drinking contest sponsored by a radio station. However, when I worked construction during the summer in Las Vegas, I would...
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    I too, am intrigued. The only pots I have buried...

    I too, am intrigued. The only pots I have buried have been Pressed peat starter pots that break down in the soil. The only possible problem I see is that water tends to flow to the edges of the pot...
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    I agree. This verbal contract may not be...

    I agree. This verbal contract may not be enforceable in court anyway. As you said, it lacks specific performance. A date needed to be set. If you had said I will pay you on payday, or when I receive...
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    Yes, an infection in that area is difficult to...

    Yes, an infection in that area is difficult to treat and you would need doctor's care. Infections can be deadly if left untreated. I'm not trying to scare you, and I am not a doctor. I have dealt...
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    They tell us that when we "assume", we make an ""...

    They tell us that when we "assume", we make an "" out of "u" and "me". How do you read anything into the actions of a flake? This guy sounds like someone to stay away from, at least to me.
  40. Question: Quit Claim

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    I certainly would not sign it unless advised to...

    I certainly would not sign it unless advised to do so by my lawyer. Even if you must pay a couple of hundred dollars or so for advice on this it would be well worth it to you. Many people are subject...
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    Generally, here in the west, they can the shower...

    Generally, here in the west, they can the shower and tub drains. When they set the trap, the hole is filled with sand covered with quick-crete. The framer generally checks the toilet bin when he lays...
  42. Any time there is a short or ground fault, the...

    Any time there is a short or ground fault, the interrupter acts like a breaker. They are generally used in circuits where extra protection is desired like bathrooms, kitchens and garages. If you were...
  43. Sorry, I've searched and searched but simply...

    Sorry, I've searched and searched but simply cannot find the song. I know the one you mean, and my mother would have certainly know the title.
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    If you aren't charged and don't want to deal with...

    If you aren't charged and don't want to deal with this, moving might be a good idea. Depending on how much was taken and what evidence they have would depend on how hard they look for you. But if...
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    Hey, give Don a break here. He didn't realize the...

    Hey, give Don a break here. He didn't realize the reddish orange wire was a bare copper ground wire. I didn't see that at first either. If you don't pick that up, it really is confusing.
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    Often, we may not actually have the info...

    Often, we may not actually have the info requested, but know where to find it. Isn't it a part of the purpose to help in the ways we can ? Usually, something gets lost when we pass things along....
  47. Check the outlets in your garage and see if one...

    Check the outlets in your garage and see if one has a pair of red and black push buttons. This is a ground fault circuit interrupter. Push the red button to test and the black button to reset.
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  48. Question: Outlet is hot

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    It might have a short circuit. That can catch...

    It might have a short circuit. That can catch fire. See if you can trip the breaker switch to it.

    I would plug a lamp into the good part of it and turn the lamp on. Switch the breaker off and on....
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    Usually. Some can be removed and changed out, but...

    Usually. Some can be removed and changed out, but mostly the come as a unit. Try AutoZone.com - Get in the Zone! I could be the recycling switch has gone bad. That would be the cheapest fix, if it...
  50. Question: Antique Vehicals

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    Te delivery van is an International Harvester. I...

    Te delivery van is an International Harvester. I can't hazard a guess as to the year, however the headlights and turn signals make me think post WWII. Not much earlier than that, I wouldn't think. I...
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