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  1. Thread: Gillette

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    Re: Gillette

    Gone from shaving to the precursors to little shavers? Good that wasn't predictable...
  2. Re: These Experts Think There's Only One Type of Energy That Can Save Our Planet

    That's why no one can drill a well anywhere near the VT Yankee site? And why there were so few fish anywhere downstream 'til almost Springfield, MA?

    Sorry - but good riddance to VT Yankee -...
  3. Re: Lionfish: Beautiful and Dangerous Invaders

    I believe a # of Caribbean islands have bounties on them. If you ever see them in the Caribbean or Atlantic, kill 'em if you can.
  4. Thread: Gillette

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    Re: Gillette

    You are showing you ignorance. Trust me, strong/feminist women do not hate men. They may have no use for abusive ones - but then I don't either.
  5. Thread: Gillette

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    Re: Gillette

    Sobell - seeing your reaction to a press release I completely agree with made me decide that my next razor purchase will be from Gillette.

    By the way - they are an American company based in...
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    Re: The Wrecking Crew

    No need - just wanted it to be completely clear that it's ain't just Vlad's boy in the WH.
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    Re: So cold it's a Three Dog Night

    If I were closer I'd shambala off to the show.
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    Re: The Wrecking Crew

    While I can't disagree with the OP, you are letting Senate Republicans off the hook. They are equally culpable - especially McConnell.

    The only way I see to stop the wrecking is to vote these...
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    Re: For your wonder and enjoyment!

    Thanks!
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    Re: So cold it's a Three Dog Night

    Momma told me not to come - so I guess I won't. ;)

    Enjoy! Oughta be fun.
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    Re: Hanging dry wall.

    4' x 12' drywall on a ceiling is the most fun - especially on stilts :p. Around here there are crews that come down from Quebec that put up drywall so fast it's unbelievable. They'll do a 3 bedroom...
  12. Re: Recommendations for outboard tiller extension for 2.5 hp Yamaha on small boats

    Ha! PVC pipe... I've gone the same route as robm. My high tech & elegant solution is a length of something like a broomstick (don't remember exactly what) held on the handle with a couple of hose...
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    Re: Double de-clutching

    Definitely easier on a bike. On a car/truck, upshifting simply requires some patience, + an ear or tach.
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    Re: Double de-clutching

    Yep - I've lost the clutch cable on my spider & done the same routine. I drove my motorcycle about 300 miles without a clutch cable. Traffic lights were a PITA - hop off, run alongside to get it...
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    Re: Double de-clutching

    I always double-clutch so as to save wear & tear on the transmission. When I got my driver's license, my dad would not allow me to drive any of his cars until I could demonstrate shifting through...
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    Re: Farewell to the Tappen Zee!

    Here's hoping NY State actually inspects the new bridge so issues are found in time.
  17. Thread: Fearless theft

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    Re: Fearless theft

    When I lived in Arkansas (early 70's) there was a crew that finally got caught stealing Black Oaks. They had chainsaws with 2 car mufflers, trucks with extra mufflers, you name it. They'd literally...
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    Re: Sandwiches we love

    ?? Two pieces of bread with cheese in the middle doesn't make a sandwich? Maybe it's an English vs. American thing - as a traditional grilled cheese here is not open-face.
  19. Thread: Fearless theft

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    Re: Fearless theft

    Doubt it - especially since they are a replacement item.
  20. Re: Is Jolly ole England fighting for it's life, liberty and freedom ?

    Hating Obama & loving Trump kinda go hand in hand, no?
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    Re: Quote of the Day

    Even if he adds an extra T to his name, he got it right. Well almost. Not sure but maybe "cluelessly" should be "purposely".
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    Re: Sandwiches we love

    A good shaved beef Philly Cheese with peppers & onions & real cheese - provolone/mozzarella mix is best, but cheddar's good too.

    Grilled Turkey, Avocado, & Swiss

    Pastrami & Swiss

    Even a...
  23. Re: Is Jolly ole England fighting for it's life, liberty and freedom ?

    Or else he's just wrong. That's always a possibility. :)

    We also have a "president" who is purposely rude - so maybe he's trying to emulate his hero.
  24. Re: Is Jolly ole England fighting for it's life, liberty and freedom ?

    Think how upset blooie would be if someone accused him of being from Mexico or (gasp!) Canada. He's just showing his bigotry (aka "The US is so exceptional we don't have to get it right").
  25. Re: OK - now the shutdown has really gotten serious

    Ingredients, alcohol content, etc. I'm OK with having food/alcohol inspected. Sinclair's The Jungle?
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    Re: I am abandoning this Forum

    Enjoy!
  27. Thread: Fearless theft

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    Re: Fearless theft

    That guy was slow. Around here, they get 'em in about a minute.

    In Vermont there was a rash of cat thefts. I have a customer that has 3 vans (carpet installer) & they had IIRC about 20 stolen. ...
  28. OK - now the shutdown has really gotten serious

    I was just talking to someone who works in the graphics department at Magic Hat - a local brewery that distributes in 10-15 states.

    Because they distribute outside Vermont, all labeling has to...
  29. Re: Is Jolly ole England fighting for it's life, liberty and freedom ?

    So is just plain old nastiness.
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    Re: Hunters in camo???

    VT is similar - though not sure of the year - but it's in the 70's. Fairly good course too.
  31. Re: Trump gave Putin the 'gift of the century' in plain sight ...

    Ummm... The OP is an article from Business Insider, not the NYT. It's not "distracting" anyone with a brain from the manufactured immigration issue - it's bringing up a far more serious issue. I...
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    Re: Hunters in camo???

    Disease is certainly a part of it.

    No - overshots from ranges aren't hunting accidents - but we do get some actual hunting ones.

    You are absolutely correct on what hunters have done for the...
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    Re: Victoria CL 44" Atkin

    A 130 lb anchor? That's big enough for a 70+ footer. I think Ian is correct in thinking that he meant lbs - as that is about right (maybe even a tad big) for this boat.

    There are various charts...
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    Re: Hunters in camo???

    Yes, it does. Strictly limited of course. Moose is also very limited.

    We probably get a person shot most every year - most likely a hunter. Even more common is overshots from home "ranges".
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    Re: Hunters in camo???

    As has been said - turkey or other bird hunter in the OP. In VT, deer hunters will wear camo in bow season, but never in rifle season.

    Yes, there are idjut hunters - just as there are idjut...
  36. Re: Latest Crisis in the US: America Has Too Much Cheese

    It seems to be mostly a midwest US thing. None of the more local cheese mfrs in the east seem to color it. Wisconsin is known for orange cheese (colored with annatto seed) - but the origins go back...
  37. Re: Is Jolly ole England fighting for it's life, liberty and freedom ?

    Wait a sec! Mel Gibson doesn't run Scotland?

    Wow, ya learn something every day.
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    Re: More stupid and xenophobia from Florida

    "Skank" was my favorite.

    Then she accuses folks on the left of hate...
  39. Re: Trump is losing the shutdown battle.... big time

    It's spelled "Puerto Rico"

    Typical Spin. First off, it's a working trip. Second it was planned a year ago. At least while they are there they can do something more than feed "berders" to...
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    Re: And now a little bit of a twist

    I think they're fun interpretations.
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    Re: Trees and sidewalks

    Suburbia has all the disadvantages of rural living with none of the advantages of urban. Or, if you prefer, all the disadvantages of urban with none of the advantages or rural.

    Not that I have an...
  42. Re: Trump buys McDonalds food for visiting football team.

    I wish that pic was real. Might've shown that the WH has a sense of humor. Of course we know that the only sense in this WH is one of entitlement, so it's a vain hope.
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    Re: Trees and sidewalks

    Properly laid underground cables have no problem. My old house - where I buried the power under driveway & through woods has been fine for 39 years. I know of others that have been around for...
  44. Re: These Experts Think There's Only One Type of Energy That Can Save Our Planet

    It's not just the waste (which IMO is still a very real problem) or the disasters like Russia & Japan (which need to be calc'd into the costs) - but the side pollution: heat into rivers, etc., ground...
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    Re: bse and then some

    The sprit disconnects & pulls back onto the deck for when you're tied up at a dock. Of course you don't have that problem at a mooring - my preferred place to keep a boat.
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    Re: Trees and sidewalks

    A woman here in VT spent years breeding elms to develop ones resistant to Dutch Elm. The fruits of her research have lasted for over 40 years. However, they are in short supply.
  47. Re: So Many Ticks Were Feasting on This Unlucky Python, They Looked Like Living Scale

    As a kid living in CT, USA, during the summer we'd remove 10-20 ticks per day from our dog. We kept a jar of kerosene by the back door & when I'd come back in from playing outside (fields & woods),...
  48. Re: I must give credit where credit is due: Rand Paul

    It's now 21+ And Trump didn't have the disaster that Obama had to deal with when he took office. But you knew that, right?

    http://www.usdebtclock.org/
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    Re: Trees and sidewalks

    This is what Burlington, VT looked like (OK - different cars) before Dutch Elm disease hit. Elms have the advantage of few lower limbs, so they don't block road height vision, but still provide...
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    Re: Rand Paul will go to Canada for Surgery

    Who said that? When it happened, many here condemned the act (there were several threads). This has nothing to do with how he got the injury - simply about how Canada was the best place to go to...
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