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  1. I remembered this video from a while back--I was...

    I remembered this video from a while back--I was searching for closet organization tips when I moved to my current apartment. For the record, I have a 42" x16" closet, nothing like the one pictured...
  2. Thread: Toasters

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    When you check the reviews, note the number of...

    When you check the reviews, note the number of negative and positive reviews. There's no such thing as perfect. Someone will always dislike something. But if something has 1,000 positive reviews and...
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    I don't think this is necessarily a man/woman...

    I don't think this is necessarily a man/woman thing. I think some people just like being alone more than other people.

    In your case, maybe some sort of compromise is possible. Half the time, he...
  4. Seriously? Who exactly is this "average"...

    Seriously?

    Who exactly is this "average" American woman?

    I mean, I buy a new pair of sneaker-type shoes every year, because they get worn out. But mostly I buy new shoes to replace existing...
  5. And as someone who would be a patient, that...

    And as someone who would be a patient, that scares me. What if someone made a mistake?

    Heck, when I worked for a library, they trained us for two months on the new software, so that people could...
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    And it might be your hip that's causing the...

    And it might be your hip that's causing the problems. On the advice of his PT, my dad asked his orthopedist about his hips, and lo and behold, they were both in need of replacement. But Dad had no...
  7. I'm not talking about anything other than...

    I'm not talking about anything other than software or other tech. Each profession has it's own continuing education requirements--that's a different matter.

    The jobs I've had, if I had to learn...
  8. Well, I suspect Rachel *could* put off learning...

    Well, I suspect Rachel *could* put off learning the new software and apps, and loading information into the systems. There are certainly some of her colleagues who will.

    And those will be the...
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    Dishwashers vary a bit in size and in how the...

    Dishwashers vary a bit in size and in how the racks are configured. I'd ask your friend what size would work for him, and go from there.
  10. The more things change, the more they stay the same.

    My town puts out a monthly email of news about the town, and recently they started putting in little historical tidbits about things that happened long ago. Two of the entries for July:

    July 10,...
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    I ended up working a 15 hour day yesterday, so...

    I ended up working a 15 hour day yesterday, so emptying the dishwasher was about it for chores. But, I didn't make any messes because I really wasn't home most of the day!

    This is just our busy...
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    To the person from the other department who is...

    To the person from the other department who is pressuring you--"Gee, that sounds like a project I'd like to work on. Please take this up with my boss/supervisor. S/He's got me so buried in other...
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    I wonder if the trip to Hawaii is based on where...

    I wonder if the trip to Hawaii is based on where you live in the US. Here on the East Coast, I know a few people who have been there, but not many. It takes anywhere from 18-20 hours to get there by...
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    True. But a small family business with, say, five...

    True. But a small family business with, say, five employees, can be hit hard by the economy, and need to close. If the owner's personal assets are counted in with the business assets to pay debts,...
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    I'd feel more comfortable about supporting this...

    I'd feel more comfortable about supporting this decision if the Hobby Lobby corporation did not have investments in two pharmaceutical companies that manufacture the Plan B "morning after"...
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    Same for Viagra, I suppose.

    Same for Viagra, I suppose.
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    Interesting idea, and might be useful for...

    Interesting idea, and might be useful for emergency housing after a natural disaster.

    But I'm stuck on the parking spaces. Every big city I know doesn't have enough spaces for the cars that there...
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    Security questions on web sites

    Am I the only one who has problems with the list of security questions some web sites have? They'll list 8 or 9 questions, and I'm pulling my hair out to find a single one that I have an answer to....
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    I've had cable and not had cable off and on my...

    I've had cable and not had cable off and on my entire adult life.

    No withdrawal period, really. Once or twice a sort of wistful wondering about one or two shows I liked, but that didn't last...
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    The hospital has to pay for the X-Ray equipment...

    The hospital has to pay for the X-Ray equipment somehow.

    My nephew, when very young, needed an vaccination that was a series of injections, one per month from October to April. Had to go to the...
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    Going to my brother's annual 4th of July...

    Going to my brother's annual 4th of July cook-out, for which I'll make potato salad, pasta salad and chocolate chip cookies. Will see many extended family members; last year 48 of the cousins, their...
  22. I think the main problem was that someone in the...

    I think the main problem was that someone in the neighborhood complained about it. Maybe they fear that free books would bring an undesirable element into the neighborhood?

    But once the city got...
  23. I agree about the cars. The majority of the US is...

    I agree about the cars. The majority of the US is designed for individual car ownership.

    Until I was 27, I lived in Boston. A car would have been more of a liability than an asset. I would have...
  24. In the greater Boston area, the nearness of...

    In the greater Boston area, the nearness of public transportation affects rents, as well. (Boston has a much higher percentage of renters than most areas of the US.)

    My personal observation is...
  25. In Boston, a monthly pass for just bus service,...

    In Boston, a monthly pass for just bus service, no subway, is $50. For bus and subway service in the central core Boston area, $75. Students get a cheaper, $25 a month pass.

    There are more...
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