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Forum: The Library Café Yesterday, 08:31 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Actually, I would think Pennsylvania might have the same 4 seasons we have here in Missouri; Fall (Autumn), Winter, Spring, and Road Repair.

If I may offer a suggestion, if this comes up again,...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 11 2018, 10:02 AM
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Re: What is happening

Fiberglass bumpers? Or is that just a cover over some sort of metal structure, like metal cars? (But I do remember reading about one car from the Soviet era whose body was made from compressed...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 9 2018, 04:58 PM
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Re: What is happening

When I was a kid my mom was given a Pekinese pup that was the runt of the litter and bullied by the rest. The first time she saw snow, out the door she went on the fly, to disappear into the 10 or...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 8 2018, 02:09 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

That would be Auto Corporation.

What you said about taping over the badges: Years ago, Chrysler Corp. bought Mitsubishi; They took a 3000 and a Dodge Avenger and first let people test both while...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 7 2018, 08:11 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Zelandeth, did you know that the inline 6 of the Datsun 240Z (USA, Fair Lady Z in Japan) was actually a Mercedes design? Nissan's improvement was an oil pressure fed OHC chain tensioner; Mercedes...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 28 2018, 06:08 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I didn't go through them all, but I saw some that had a saying on them that I've seen on other shirts, usually with some sort of militaristic picture.
Forum: The Library Café Oct 27 2018, 10:53 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

They have some nice stuff..
Forum: The Library Café Oct 24 2018, 11:03 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

23? She can't be! Why, that would mean I would have to be 71! Oh, wait...….
Forum: The Library Café Oct 23 2018, 09:47 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

You'll have to refresh my memory (old age is catching up with me, I guess.) Where is she? How's she doing? What's she doing? Why doesn't she drop by and say hello here?
Forum: The Library Café Oct 23 2018, 09:44 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: Database errors

I really don't enjoy posting about bad news, so I won't say I couldn't get into the site. I'll just say I'm glad to be able to be back in.
Forum: The Library Café Oct 11 2018, 10:14 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

So! What happened? Was I the only one who couldn't get the site to work for a couple of days?
Forum: The Library Café Sep 27 2018, 10:40 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I guess you now know that your poor pup will be okay. Copperhead bites are seldom more than a bother for pets. A possum can be more dangerous, especially for cats. Cat gets too close out of...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Sep 7 2018, 03:05 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: Todd McCaffrey books

Problem is, Windows 10 is very limited on backwards compatibility. a lot of earlier software will not work on Win 10, as well as some hardware. I have a good webcam what will not work properly on...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Sep 6 2018, 09:03 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: Todd McCaffrey books

I still have a copy of the Dragonriders PC video game. It's for Windows 98, I believe.
Forum: The Library Café Aug 21 2018, 10:00 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Edge isn't too bad, but it still has its problems. I have it set to always open to my home page, MSN. But it still doesn't obey orders. If I've been on Facebook or YouTube last, there's a good...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 18 2018, 11:29 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I use Edge, and had a problem with Facebook. I had to use Chrome for it. After reporting the problem to FB, it took about another 10 days or more for them to get it straightened out.

I don't...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 13 2018, 01:58 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

"Basta" may not mean what you think, unless you speak Italian.


Tomorrow I go in for surgery for colon cancer. "See" you all after.
Forum: The Library Café Jun 12 2018, 01:48 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Zelandeth, I know what you mean about working with old cars. I restored antique cars for about 15 years, so I know from first-hand experience that things are not always what one thinks they should...
Forum: The Library Café May 11 2018, 10:26 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I'm wondering if everyone is all right. On April 27 I posted that it had been 10 days since anyone posted. Since then, one post from Dragon Fan and I have each posted once. Now we're at May 11 and...
Forum: The Library Café May 3 2018, 10:52 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Yesterday I typed out a long reply, then, thinking of Facebook, hit enter and moved on to another site. Later on I realized it's never worked that way here. DAMN, damndamn.
Forum: The Library Café Apr 27 2018, 06:27 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Ten days?

TEN DAYS?

Really?

TEN DAYS!
Forum: The Library Café Apr 17 2018, 10:17 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

We spent Easter in Quincy, Illinois with out oldest son & youngest grandchild, then my wife went with a cousin to see her (wife's) sister in Anderson, Indiana. The whole time we were in Quincy it...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 3 2018, 09:59 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I know what you mean. We went to Quincy, Illinois to spend Easter with the oldest son & family, and had to deal with 6 inches of snowfall, all of it Sunday! I told everybody that Illinois wasn't...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 29 2018, 03:03 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Guess this means that I won't be coming to visit you over at Montauk this season..... LOL. Good luck with this one! I'm sure the folks down here will miss you.
Forum: The Library Café Mar 21 2018, 05:54 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Now a little more about dead skin,

Years ago, Kirby vacuum cleaner salesmen would do in-home demonstrations. They had an attachment that connected to the vacuum instead of the bag. It had a...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 21 2018, 05:45 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Dust & stuff off your body is insidious. It will get into almost anything..... well, actually, everything. I don't care how good of a housekeeper you are (or think you are...LOL) the very skin of...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 19 2018, 11:37 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

For keyboards that are becoming cantankerous: If you have access to an air compressor, use a "blowgun" nozzle to blow dust and dirt out of your keyboard. Vacuums will help, but they can't draw hard...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 8 2018, 03:56 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: Say Hello and Be Welcomed to the Library Café on MoM!

Well you are come, Seanni. I'm looking forward to seeing you around the site.
Forum: The Library Café Feb 20 2018, 10:01 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: Say Hello and Be Welcomed to the Library Café on MoM!

Welcome to our community Jeslinth.

As for time management, I'm retired, which means I have less time to do whatever I want than I did when I was working. Wife sees to that.
Forum: The Library Café Feb 5 2018, 03:58 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I don't know; I still can't think of too many worse ways to spend a day than searching for poop. (Root canal or other painful dental procedures does come to mind, however.)

Still, I did mean it...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 3 2018, 08:07 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Really? Really? REALLY?
Forum: The Library Café Feb 2 2018, 11:54 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

All of our grandchildren are great! LOL!
Forum: The Library Café Feb 1 2018, 10:46 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I'm too lazy to look it up this morning; is it true that cyclones revolve the opposite direction from hurricanes?

I know water really doesn't revolve the opposite direction going down the drain,...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 14 2018, 11:23 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Russian Blues can be a lot like Siamese.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 13 2018, 08:53 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Ever heard "Kitten on the Keys"?
Forum: The Library Café Jan 13 2018, 01:10 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I meant juggling quite literally too. Imagine a keyboard, Siamese cat, small dog, and a cuppa all airborne at the same time! Even if the drink was in a covered cup, that would still be quite the...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 10 2018, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Juggling 2 things is easier than juggling 3 or more. Try adding in a cup of coffee and a small dog to up the degree of difficulty.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 9 2018, 09:35 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Morning all.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 8 2018, 06:49 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Just wandering through *again* today. Always glad to see a new post or two..... or three, or more.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 8 2018, 11:55 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

oh, I agree. That's why I decided to post something every time I stop by, just to shake the cobwebs loose..... from the rafters and from the people.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 7 2018, 08:35 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Stopped by to see if anything new had been added.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 7 2018, 12:14 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Guess I'll have to start saying "checking in" or some such. I usually end up scanning the opening page for new posts several times a day.
Forum: The Library Café Dec 6 2017, 11:56 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I saw some houses lit in blue & white, but those were Christmas lights.
Forum: The Library Café Nov 26 2017, 11:44 PM
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Re: What is happening

http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j182/Gryphon47/Shalynne/IMG_3249a_zpsgjtgympu.jpg
Miss Shalynne Allee
(Photobucket changed. They now want $399. per year to do third party hosting of my pictures....
Forum: The Library Café Nov 26 2017, 11:31 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

While it's usually the case that a baby coming into the world will do it on its own terms, this time it was the hospital that decided to throw a wrench in the works by moving the schedule up by about...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 25 2017, 01:42 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

Funny how "The best laid plans of mice and men oft go astray." We had the weekend all planned out. We were supposed to go to Quincy, Illinois from here in southern Missouri to spend the...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 21 2017, 09:43 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

In the past few days she has been joined by several people who should enjoy her company. She's probably not too lonely.
Forum: The Library Café Nov 11 2017, 02:02 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

mu cell always displays the number calling and source unless it's someone in my contacts, then it displays the name. That's how I know it's Germany.
Forum: The Library Café Nov 10 2017, 10:35 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I have been getting calls on my cell phone from Germany. Whoever it is usually doesn't let it ring long enough for me to answer. But one itme I did get to answer it and they were speaking German,...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 14 2017, 12:24 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is happening

I like the phone calls from someone with a middle eastern accent so thick you could cut it with a knife, claiming to be from "windows", saying my computer has reported to them that it's infested with...
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