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    Re: Canadian Politics?

    Thanks.
  2. Thread: stress

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    Re: stress

    You would likely be better off without that particular client.
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    Re: Canadian Politics?

    Very interesting although I fail to see what it has to do with Canadian politics.
  4. Thread: Locations

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    Re: Locations

    The user name can obviously be changed but I have no idea of what is involved. Maybe Joe in California can shed some light on the matter.
  5. Thread: stress

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    Re: stress

    It's entirely possible that the individuals you are referring to didn't think the series of meeting were necessary. God knows, I have wasted more than enough times in meetings over the years.

    I...
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    Re: Al Franken, we hardly knew yee

    Indeed a good post. I think the whole thing with Franken is vastly overblown. I have heard him interviewed and I think he is pretty sharp. pity to throw him out over what amounts to practically...
  7. Thread: 1000 days

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    Re: 1000 days

    I can understand the lure of retirement especially if you have a good pension and hate your job. My ex was a school teacher and retired as soon as she could, which I think was around the age of 53....
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    Re: Your choice of Christmas decorations?

    Humbug.
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    Re: A sports team named the Eskimos

    Where did the word "eskimo" come from in the first place?
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    Re: Anybody Know About Gas Ovens?

    Appliances are not what they used to be so don't expect all that much lifespan. My son bought a LG fridge three, maybe four, years ago. He had a problem with it and the Sears technician who serviced...
  11. Re: What is the most stupid thing you ever did...?

    I certainly hope it didn't involve open flame. Depending on the year, getting the gas tank out is not all that difficult, just tedious and fussy.

    Missed the last part of the post, must have been...
  12. Re: Not panicking ..... stories about staying cool and saving yourself, or others .

    Unfortunately Smalser is no longer participating on the forum.
  13. Re: my wife and i have had three friends killed on motorcycles in the last two years

    No comment. We live or we don't but we don't have to go about it.
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    Re: A Reason To Be Glad You’re Not Me

    Interesting.
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    Re: Why do people belive in God?

    I don't believe there is a god in the Jewish, Christian or Muslim sense. There are certainly things that are beyond explanation.
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    Sticky: Re: My Heart Hurts to Say Goodbye

    My condolences.
  17. Re: Climate change: US report at odds with some in Trump team

    I can only hope 45'd days are numbered.
  18. Re: Climate change: US report at odds with some in Trump team

    This is a surprise?
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    Re: what's a republic...?

    damn fools, will enjoy.
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    Re: $10.000.000 Impeachment ad

    10 million seems a bit speedy for that.
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    Re: Happy birthday to Yeadon....

    Enjoy
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    Re: Happy birthday to C. Ross...

    Happy birthday
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    Re: Happy birthday to Harry Miller....

    Have a good one, Harry!
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    Re: Happy birthday to Bob Winter....

    Thanks for the wishes, greatly appreciated. Obviously, my physical abilities are much reduced but my mind seems to still function. That works for me
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    Re: A bad one coming.....An update.

    You are dealing with the situation as well as anybody can. It must be a horrible thing to live with the knowledge for so many years. You have my deepest respect.
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    Re: Happy birthday to NickW....

    Have a good one!
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    Re: Kelly Craft, ambassador to Canada

    Certainly an odd statement.
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    Re: A bad one coming.....An update.

    Just got back from shutting down the cottage for the winter and saw this. Hope things work out as well as they possibly can for you and Sue.
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    Re: I want a nice shiny decoder ring

    Off Facebook? When did that happen?
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    Re: Gord Downie, RIP

    Sad to see him die so young. I was never a huge fan of the Hip but I did really enjoy their first album.
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    Re: Goodbye Sears Canada

    The actual liquidation starts Thursday, tomorrow is the last day that extended warranties will be honoured. It appears that Sears has been unable to sell off the appliance repair business, which I...
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    Re: Goodbye Sears Canada

    K mart folded in Canada years ago, can’t remember what happened to them. Woolco was bought by Walmart and none of the stores closed during the transition, unlike the morons at Target who bought the...
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    Re: Where did YOU start out in life's footrace?

    My first summer job was through a cousin of my grandmother. I didn’t even apply, first I heard of it was I got call report to the Ontario Department of Highways ASAP in Sudbury. Spent a happy summer...
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    Re: Goodbye Sears Canada

    Looking on the bright side there is no danger of being crushed by the crowd. I think somebody said Craftsman was sold to B&D, who bought Kenmore?
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    Goodbye Sears Canada

    The courts have authorized the liquidation of the company. It has been coming for years but it still seems strange. I used to shop there but not so much lately. How is Sears in the states doing? I...
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    Re: Hey Varadero.

    Best of luck!
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    Re: Canadian Politics?

    I think Jr is doing a pretty good job at selling us out as well. Just does it differently.
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    Re: Migration looks good

    Hope they make a comeback. I think I saw one this year but I am not sure.
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    Re: Tom Petty RIP!

    Pity to loose him so young.
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    Re: Remembering my first car

    The Vega was a truly horrible car. My first car was a close second, a 1958 Vaoxhall Victor. Likely had a better engine than the Vega but that is pretty much it.

    First car I ever bought was a 47...
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    Re: Telling it like it is ...

    The boat is not all that ugly. Is it wood or something else?Maybe it could be a project?
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    Re: Pride in America?

    When I was somewhat younger I used to listen to WLS in Chicago. The music was OK but I always had the impression that the US, as a country was bat****e crazy. That was in the 50's
    things have not...
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    Re: Telling it like it is ...

    A timeless classic, no doubt. The trailer must be worth the price.
  44. Re: Anyone here ever own, drive or restore a Model T?

    I have owned several Model A's but never a T. I saw a T once that I would have bought in a heartbeat but it was simply not for sale. It was a 13 or 14 touring that was totally original, incredibly...
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    Re: Miter saw or table saw

    I have a table saw, RAS and a sliding mitre. A RAS can do pretty much everything the other two can with enough tinkering and is far and away the best for repeated cross cutting to a specific length....
  46. Thread: Phew!

    by bob winter
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    Re: Phew!

    I just don't get all this talking stuff. What's the point?
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    Re: lake huron - north channel

    Wonderful spot. I miss it.
  48. Thread: Brit Pron

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    Re: Brit Pron

    Great pics, thanks Peter.
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    In anticipation of death

    Don't get me wrong, there is no immediate death in the offing. However, I would appreciate comments. My son does have some have some brains bout not maybe what I would wish for
    I Weill obviously...
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    Re: 9/11 and how things changed.

    You guys are screwed up. Bless your little souls,
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