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Forum: The Library Café Mar 29 2020, 09:30 PM
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Re: What is happening

That is one large car engine. I knew a V12 was big but I didn't think it was quite that big. In fact if I'm remembering correctly and it's been a few years since I researched it for something that...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 28 2020, 10:56 PM
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Re: What is happening

Question on the length of the engine. Comparing it to the car in the background would it be in the vicinity of a meter long or in US measure about 40 inches?
Forum: The Library Café Mar 24 2020, 10:12 PM
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Re: What is happening

Indiana officially goes on shelter in place at midnight what that means for me is not much since groceries and pharmacies are included in the list of essential services. And of course WalMart has...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 17 2020, 06:37 PM
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Re: What is happening

Hope things work out for her and hopefully they will allow people who are out of work due to the COVID-19 crisis get unemployment immediately.
Forum: The Library Café Mar 17 2020, 11:19 AM
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Re: What is happening

Odd looking floor plan indeed. Seeing the garage in context also helps and they forgot that even if cars did get smaller you would still need room in it for storage and larger older cars. Of course...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 16 2020, 11:55 PM
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Re: What is happening

How old is the house? I'm asking because that doesn't look like it was originally planned to be a garage. Or alternatively looks like a car port that was enclosed and turned into one.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 8 2020, 08:50 PM
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Re: What is happening

Oh that is just tooooo sweeet to quote a 1990's era wrestling group. And in many ways it seems to me that that trade of vehicles was almost like highway robbery. However that is one nice car you...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 7 2020, 10:43 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

Good luck and have a safe trip to where you are going. I can also say that there are probably several others besides me wondering what you are getting in trade I hope is is an interesting vehicle.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 7 2020, 02:50 PM
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Re: What is happening

In some parts of the US plastic bags are no longer allowed either, and some companies including WalMart are working to eliminate them nationwide as well. One of the ways WalMart is working to keep...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 7 2020, 02:20 PM
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Re: What is happening

OSHA in the US has some very interesting rules when it comes to safety. Basically that is the type of knife I am talking about when I say box cutter. A handle with a short slide out blade* for...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 6 2020, 06:32 PM
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Re: What is happening

Because underage employees cannot use a box cutter or put things in the cardboard baler we tend to have them either run register or work soft lines (clothing) since neither of them require the use of...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 6 2020, 06:17 PM
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Re: What is happening

I love it when people do that it makes my job easier. Actually any organization to the order helps even something as simple as putting your cold items together.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 6 2020, 08:49 AM
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Re: What is happening

At WalMart we are not allowed to accept tips at all everything is considered to be a part of excellent customer service. Our cashier stations are set up so the items the customers have selected move...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 5 2020, 02:50 PM
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Re: What is happening

The joke is that if you make 10 years at WalMart you are probably a lifer and I will celebrate my 14th anniversary with the company in July. I moved up front as a cashier just over two years ago when...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 4 2020, 10:14 PM
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Re: What is happening

Happy New Year all. I had a wonderful Christmas and New Year since I spent both at my sister Lisa's house. I got to meet her in-laws on Christmas and figured out just why her and her husband Jon are...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 17 2019, 12:07 AM
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Re: What is happening

Thank you I'll have to look them up online. Something about the name Fox Amoore rings a bell somewhere in my subconscious but I can't place where.
Forum: The Library Café Nov 16 2019, 12:16 AM
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Re: What is happening

Zelendeth, out of curiosity who is the group and will American's have heard of them yet?
Forum: The Library Café Sep 2 2019, 12:05 AM
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Re: What is happening

I got some very wonderful news this afternoon while at work. My oldest niece Miss Kailyn promoted me from Uncle Jeff to Great Uncle Jeff. Mom and baby are doing well and I am over the moon since this...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 29 2019, 10:08 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

I work nothing but mid shift 11-8, 12-9, or 1-10 at my store with occasional 9-6 or 10-7 shifts. It can be difficult sometimes but I've learned to live with it. However because I'm the only full...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 27 2019, 08:52 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

I got in directly with AOL. Yes I still use it that is where all of my book marks are. I posted a test post that went right on the main forum so I don't know what is wrong and while I am a moderator...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 9 2019, 12:56 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

Congrats on getting her semi road ready. I bet you will feel even better once she is completely ready.
Forum: The Library Café Dec 30 2018, 10:09 PM
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Re: What is happening

Maw it is centered in the cabin from what I can see which would be correct from what I remember him saying about it being a 3 wheeler. For that matter if it is on the right side it would still be...
Forum: The Library Café May 12 2018, 11:52 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

I've been having computer problems that were finally solved by a new DELL all in one. My regular computer comes and goes with Windoze starting or not starting depending on its mood. And my backup...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Mar 8 2018, 07:45 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
New Pern Book

Well now isn't this interesting and very unexpected?

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Forum: The Library Café Sep 12 2017, 04:17 PM
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Re: What is happening

Well there wasn't much damage in the area of Florida my niece lives and she will be heading back by the end of the week. On the other hand guess who might be getting left over rain from Irma on the...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 10 2017, 08:22 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

That is true, but who knows which way Hurricane Jose is going. Right now all they can say for sure is north.
Forum: The Library Café Sep 9 2017, 12:32 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

I've got a niece who lives in Florida and she has evacuated to her sister's place in Hampton Roads/ Tidewater Virginia. If the two of them have to evacuate from there they are heading for their mom...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 7 2017, 10:32 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

I agree with the part about some of you having years on me, but I made the mistake of living la vida loca (or since I'm a guy el vido loco) when I was younger and it put a lot of extra miles on me...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 7 2017, 08:45 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

When I was younger before the arthritis took over my knees I would walk them . These days if an elevator or ramp aren't available I let them take me up to the next level.
Forum: The Library Café May 30 2017, 01:32 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

It wasn't that bad to me since I've been through earthquakes that shook more. I'm actually looking forward to my birthday in two years since I'm almost qualified for a life time discount at work. I...
Forum: The Library Café May 30 2017, 01:16 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

Well it wasn't a direct hit but the light standard it hit was melted and was about 50 feet away from the outside wall by our primary breakers.
Forum: The Library Café May 30 2017, 01:11 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

Thanks Allen.

I was surprised this evening when the people I worked with on third shift brought me a cake while I was finishing up in the dairy cooler. I was actually quite touched since it has...
Forum: The Library Café May 29 2017, 12:07 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

I had just locked up my telxon and printer in preparation to clock out for the day this evening when our store was either struck by or caught the backlash from a very close lightning strike. And it...
Forum: The Library Café May 20 2017, 12:00 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

Maw glad to see you are alright. Before you or Kibby go check on the NKT be warned there have been some changes while you were away.

(apologies to Hans for the second sentence.)
Forum: The Library Café May 7 2017, 10:28 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

You will be missed over there Allen (Gryphon) I do hope you change your mind later since you were one of the few over there that didn't ridicule me for my political beliefs.
Forum: The Library Café May 7 2017, 10:23 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

Nice table and I like your bookshelves as well. For the curious among us is the table hardwood or bamboo? I know it can't be river stones (my third choice) from what I can see of it these days.
Forum: The Library Café May 6 2017, 01:09 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

Like I said I won't do it since I'm his current favorite target and to me it smacks of being retaliation. However I think this part of the thread should be ended since he isn't on this site and it is...
Forum: The Library Café May 5 2017, 12:40 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

I'm another one of the hosts over at the NKT and have came close to giving Milo that one week vacation. I didn't since the person he was giving the grief to was me and I didn't want it to look like I...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 12 2017, 08:16 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

At least the letters are on the same row of the keyboard and next to each other. The typos I hate are when the letters are on different rows and different ends.
Forum: The Library Café Feb 8 2017, 06:16 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

Actually they still have the two road courses at Watkins Glenn, NY and Sanoma, California. Those two and the short mile or less in length tracks are my favorites.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 20 2017, 02:16 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Webcomics - Do you read them?

My two favorites are "Sequential Art" and "The Whiteboard", but I also read "Terminal Lance" and "Gone with The Blastwave". And of course "Sluggy Freelance".

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Forum: The Library Café Jun 4 2015, 12:54 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

Maw it is not because it is useful that it won't happen, but because it is not cost effective. I have done a bit of research on this and it would actually cost more to transport water from water rich...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 4 2015, 12:45 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

P'ter there can be a difference in scale between areas of the US as well. I've been living in Fort Wayne, Indiana long enough that it is "normal" to me:). On the other hand I've meet people here from...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 18 2014, 11:23 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

Another place you could try is the Slush Pile forum at Baen's Bar on the Baen website (baen.com under baen community). This is not the submission area for them, but an area of the forums for people...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 28 2014, 12:18 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

They are. Work had them done for those of us who worked Thanksgiving last year as part of the meal they supply for us that day and night.
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Aug 3 2014, 12:19 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Warner Bros. options The Dragonriders of Pern

I think right now the only two science fiction or fantasy franchises that have firm options are David Weber's "Honor Harrington" series, and Eric Flint's 1632verse. The Weber series is in movie...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 21 2014, 10:05 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

Wish I could attend the sale to help, but I am just a wee bit to far to drive for a yard sale.
Forum: The Library Café Apr 18 2014, 11:07 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: San Diego Comic-Con Gather?

Wish I could, but for personal reasons I'm not willing to return to San Diego even though I was raised in San Diego county.
Forum: The Library Café Feb 18 2014, 07:38 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Olympics

Think of it as a weird version of shuffleboard on ice.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 30 2014, 12:24 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: French fries

I prefer steak cut fries with a nice mild non-bean chili and extra sharp Chedder Cheese.
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