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    That is at least not as devastating as a...

    That is at least not as devastating as a five-figure electric bill, but it falls in the same category.

    btw I'm not against helping out people who find themselves in a predicament that is (in a...
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    I'm a PITA at contract signings like annuities...

    I'm a PITA at contract signings like annuities and house closings because I read everything and I ask questions. Hey, it's my money. :)

    I'll agree that seeing electricity go to even a buck or two...
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    Not to politicize it, but I'm a little surprised...

    Not to politicize it, but I'm a little surprised I haven't seen reports of conspiracy theorists debunking the landing as fake (I've seen some where people claim the snow in Texas was fake). Maybe...
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    Much as I don't want to see anyone's retirement...

    Much as I don't want to see anyone's retirement savings wiped out by a huge expense, if it was that Texan's choice to use a variable-rate plan (I am assuming it's a choice the consumer makes, not...
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    When I was in IT, we were constantly compared for...

    When I was in IT, we were constantly compared for efficacy against our "co-sourced" (contracted) colleagues in India and Vietnam. I have heard of hospitals that farm out routine X-ray readings to...
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    I'm with TT. Visit your parents. Don't waste the...

    I'm with TT. Visit your parents. Don't waste the opportunity. They shouldn't be punished for your brother's nutty ideas.
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    Uhh, steak and a brussels sprouts dish here....

    Uhh, steak and a brussels sprouts dish here. We're seriously out of sync with big celebrations around here.
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    He's an adult and refuses (not "can't get" or...

    He's an adult and refuses (not "can't get" or "can't afford") health insurance? COVID-19 can be a medically serious condition for any number of people. But if brother's issue is not the possible...
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    I wish we did. There are a few delis here that...

    I wish we did. There are a few delis here that pretend to the title. Kind of like a tribute band compared to the real thing. Several people have opened Jewish delis over the decades I've been here;...
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    Nice pick-me-up in a monochrome landscape...

    Nice pick-me-up in a monochrome landscape...
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    I've been to too many places outstate and in...

    I've been to too many places outstate and in neighboring states where "fine dining" means they give you a cloth napkin instead of a paper one. :~)

    Here in the big-gish bad city, I can easily walk...
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    One of the great lessons I learned in life is...

    One of the great lessons I learned in life is that it's better to be alone than wish you were.
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    It's always cold in Frostbite Falls! :laff:

    It's always cold in Frostbite Falls! :laff:
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    I could kiss whoever invented the snowblower....

    I could kiss whoever invented the snowblower. With five feet of snow a year on average, an 80 foot driveway, and two other properties to clear, a shovel would take quite some time. I still need a...
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    No snow here and none (beyond trace amounts)...

    No snow here and none (beyond trace amounts) predicted for another 7-10 days until this high is out of here. And, no, I am not going outside to take a picture of our driveway! :0!


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    Almost sounds to me like older toddlers running...

    Almost sounds to me like older toddlers running around and blowing off steam.
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    For years, the primary supplier of electrical...

    For years, the primary supplier of electrical items like headlamps, switches, etc., for British cars was a company called Lucas Electrical. Their reputation was so poor that founder Joseph Lucas...
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    I know dealerships are unpopular and expensive...

    I know dealerships are unpopular and expensive with many car owners, but in this case this may be where the car needs to go. Most independent mechanics don't have the money to drop low-five-figures...
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    Mine, too.

    Mine, too.
  20. Even up here it takes people a snowy drive or two...

    Even up here it takes people a snowy drive or two to 1) remember that it's slippery out and 2) it has to be driven on differently or massive pileups result. Fortunately, in places like Texas, it'll...
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    That's good news, Rob! Glad to see you've found a...

    That's good news, Rob! Glad to see you've found a vocation that's been good to you.

    Not to pile on; just asking a general (if OT) question: Around here many of the places advise would-be "roamers"...
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    Chili because it's "chil-i" outside (that stretch...

    Chili because it's "chil-i" outside (that stretch each winter when it barely gets above 0*F for a week or two).
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    Not water repellent, but definitely less...

    Not water repellent, but definitely less absorbent. DW (who makes our detergent and does the laundry) has noticed that every washcloth and towel that's been washed for a while has become less...
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    After a year, I've: - learned how to cut my...

    After a year, I've:

    - learned how to cut my own hair without looking like I did;
    - rearranged meals -- shopping only every two weeks requires making a priority of using the fragile foods...
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    Wow. I hope that works out for you and your son,...

    Wow. I hope that works out for you and your son, Yppej.

    That's another element of car ownership: being able to do much of the work yourself versus having to hire it out. I learned a while ago how...
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