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    That was not terribly uncommon, especially among...

    That was not terribly uncommon, especially among lower-priced cars. It got "power windows" on the marketing sheets without having the expense of putting motors and switches on all four windows.

    I...
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    Thank you, Rob. I understand that such a violent...

    Thank you, Rob. I understand that such a violent reaction may come but I cannot imagine any mentally-healthy person wanting to see it.

    Maybe this past week or so is the Stonewall of the BIPOC...
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    otoh the "infotainment" system in your 124 is the...

    otoh the "infotainment" system in your 124 is the subject of a "rant" in the other thread, about how it does not respond smoothly or instantaneously (which I also dislike about new electronics). I...
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    Welcome! I look forward to your posts....

    Welcome! I look forward to your posts....
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    I found instructions on YouTube on how to open...

    I found instructions on YouTube on how to open mine (not keyless, but a fob) and have replaced the battery many times. Now I can do it from memory. Given what the dealership would charge you for that...
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    Huh. I live here, with my face glued to the TV...

    Huh. I live here, with my face glued to the TV and newspapers here, and I haven't heard that that's a for-sure...

    While we (*checks watch*) still live with a rule of law, charges lodged against...
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    We have another night of curfew to go (10 pm to 4...

    We have another night of curfew to go (10 pm to 4 am). If there was no looting or fire at a store, it's open now.

    I shopped at Aldi today and did not encounter much in the way of out-of-stocks....
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    jp1, I still had it and it worked fine. Donation...

    jp1, I still had it and it worked fine. Donation sent. Alan, thank you for managing all this!
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    That Alan. Such a subversive.

    If everyone took that primitive attitude, think of the damage it would do. Whole political movements, bodies of law, corporate departments, government agencies, academic disciplines and industries...
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    "Something Nice" :) Seriously, learning new...

    "Something Nice" :)

    Seriously, learning new things is important to me and I've learned a great deal here. Thanks to you for making that so!
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    Admittedly, it's been several years, but as I...

    Admittedly, it's been several years, but as I visited Seattle often at that time, there seemed to me to be a pretty clear line drawn between Seattleites and people from Bellevue. ;)
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    I think the luxury we've given ourselves is not...

    I think the luxury we've given ourselves is not thinking about what extra it costs to buy some things.

    For example, the soup base I use to make "1 cup of chicken stock" whenever it's specified in...
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    Mob mentality is an important element in all of...

    Mob mentality is an important element in all of this: the burning, the looting, unequal levels of police brutality among people who are arrested, the overzealous use last night of pepper spray and...
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    Wow. You miss a day around here, you miss a lot!...

    Wow. You miss a day around here, you miss a lot! ;)

    First, Rob, thank you. I was a little raw when I wrote what I did, but I stand by it. While Floyd's death is not unique, the solution for us...
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    Oh, I gave up a long time ago on changing minds....

    Oh, I gave up a long time ago on changing minds. The lingering suspicion remains, however, that some participants are doctrinaire enough to not even want to entertain other notions. The other part of...
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    Not the impression I got from this thread...

    Not the impression I got from this thread:


    In fairness, I don't see Rob as one of those "bust $#!+ up" anarchists. But I don't think any place needs outsiders coming in to an already volatile...
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    tbh Minneapolis (and St. Paul) did not need any...

    tbh Minneapolis (and St. Paul) did not need any more well-meaning protesters from other states than we already had. In fact, I was disappointed to see Al Sharpton make the trip; I really do not see...
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    A salad spinner, you say??? :) Seriously, I...

    A salad spinner, you say??? :)

    Seriously, I use my salad spinner as a part-time colander in addition to its intended purpose. CL, that sounds like a really tasty salad and all-homegrown should...
  19. Ditto. I've used Ignore in other forums as...

    Ditto. I've used Ignore in other forums as needed; I use it here as needed.
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    There certainly are a lot of first-borns here...

    There certainly are a lot of first-borns here (me, too). I wonder if that holds up beyond us initial posters?

    My experience across my own family, our daughter's family, and others reflects Alan's...
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    Same way it gets everywhere else: asymptomatic...

    Same way it gets everywhere else: asymptomatic spread. Could have come from some kid returning home from college and picking up fast food at the Subway. Or from the driver bringing the cattle. Or...
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    I will note, however, that geese are about as bad...

    I will note, however, that geese are about as bad as humans in the "territorial" department. I've had a few hiss at me as I tried to get past them.
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    Sorry to see the bad news, Tradd. Wishing you...

    Sorry to see the bad news, Tradd. Wishing you better next time....
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    You know who it's going to be, too, because...

    You know who it's going to be, too, because you're too responsible to actually hit the people in the way. They're like deer frozen in the headlights. Or they just don't even think about anyone else. ...
  25. I meant the entire pandemic and its disruption to...

    I meant the entire pandemic and its disruption to life as we knew it, but, yeah, you've got one way to look at it.


    Time has a way of changing most things. (Won't say "all"; I'm sure exceptions...
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