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  1. Thread: buying sheets

    by Delaney
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    I think you can find good deals---if you shop...

    I think you can find good deals---if you shop around and have time to wait. For example, I bought nice flannel sheets from Amazon.com for $21, but that was in June. Now they cost $35
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    One of my favorites is a comedy from the 70's...

    One of my favorites is a comedy from the 70's called Good Neighbors. It's a sweet, charming show about a couple who quit their jobs and choose to live a life of simple self-sufficiency. They reuse...
  3. Thread: storing water

    by Delaney
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    In an emergency, you can get drinking water from...

    In an emergency, you can get drinking water from your water heater.
  4. Thread: Probiotics

    by Delaney
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    I take one to two pills a week. Some of the...

    I take one to two pills a week. Some of the probiotic pills are expensive, but I've found the cheap pills seem to contain the same ingredients and seem to work just as well. There are lots of...
  5. You may want to discuss a recent Newsweek article...

    You may want to discuss a recent Newsweek article titled, "The New Science Behind Your Spending Addiction". Some brains are willing to delay gratification and some aren't.
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    I bought this $8 brush from amazon...

    I bought this $8 brush from amazon for dry body brushing. It feels good and my skin is so soft now. This article explains how dry brushing removes toxins.
  7. Thread: Peace Corp

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    Most PCVs are in their twenties, but people join...

    Most PCVs are in their twenties, but people join at all ages. In my training group of 20 people, 2 guys were in their 30s, 1 woman was in her 40s and 3 men were in their 60s. Medical problems and...
  8. Thread: Peace Corp

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    I was in the Peace Corps and it was a wonderful...

    I was in the Peace Corps and it was a wonderful experience for me and everyone I've ever met who has been in the Peace Corps. You will have low moments. The number one frustration for PCVs (Peace...
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    I love the roomba too. I've had my Roomba since...

    I love the roomba too. I've had my Roomba since 2008. I think the batteries only last about 18 months. I have also encountered other issues and I've been able to find fixes from advice provided on...
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    The Roomba batteries only seem to last so long. ...

    The Roomba batteries only seem to last so long. I've replaced them by using generic versions such as this one from Amazon.com for $30 and the battery worked fine. You can also buy a "real"...
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    I took trains all over Africa during and after my...

    I took trains all over Africa during and after my Peace Corps tour in Africa. I went to Cape Town, Victoria Falls, Dar Es Salaam and a few other places by train---always in sleeper compartments. The...
  12. Thread: Idiot Abroad

    by Delaney
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    I find the show to be very funny. Karl has a...

    I find the show to be very funny. Karl has a unique perspective that is entertaining. I don't like how Ricky bullies him, but as Karl says he is a grown man and because of this show and podcasts,...
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