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    Default Re: Trump may be toast- but who invented the toaster?

    He may be toast but he looks more like an unbaked loaf. Not that there's anything wrong with that.
    There is no rational, logical, or physical description of how free will could exist. It therefore makes no sense to praise or condemn anyone on the grounds they are a free willed self that made one choice but could have chosen something else. There is no evidence that such a situation is possible in our Universe. Demonstrate otherwise and I will be thrilled.

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    Certainly sour dough, and half baked too.

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    A classic General Electric marketing scheme to sell a perfect short circuit to the masses
    They were after all in the electricity generation business...

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    Default Re: Trump may be toast- but who invented the toaster?

    My grandparents had one similar to this:

    toaster farmhouse.jpg

    All manual, still required flipping the toast, but considerably safer than the D-12 model shown in the BBC article.
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    Default Re: Trump may be toast- but who invented the toaster?

    That was a great lil' read - thanks!
    There's a lot of things they didn't tell me when I signed on with this outfit....

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    Default Re: Trump may be toast- but who invented the toaster?

    Quote Originally Posted by UCanoe_2 View Post
    My grandparents had one similar to this:

    toaster farmhouse.jpg

    All manual, still required flipping the toast, but considerably safer than the D-12 model shown in the BBC article.
    As a kid we had one not too different from that. It excelled at toasting very thick slices as long as you kept an eye on it.
    There is nothing quite as permanent as a good temporary repair.

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    Loved it!. Almost anything done well is a joy really.

    Thanks for posting.


    This reminds me of the tablesaw injury thread.
    Have you ever seen anything that looks that dangerous?

    toaster.jpg
    It's all fun and games until Darth Vader comes.

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    Bound to light up your moustache!
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    If war is the answer........... it must be a profoundly stupid question.

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