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Forum: The Library Café Sep 20 2022, 06:20 PM
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Re: What is Happening, part II

Thank you for that answer. I then went and read about it and understand now why they salute it. It may be simple in concept but there is power in that simple beauty.
Forum: The Library Café Sep 19 2022, 10:28 AM
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Re: What is Happening, part II

Watched it until I had to get ready for work around 8:30 am my time. (EDT USA) Beautiful service and it was the little things that I found delightfully absurd. The equerries or ushers taking the the...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 31 2022, 05:19 AM
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Re: What is Happening, part II

Kind of the same thing in that I don't have to think about what I am doing. I can reach for a bag of fruit with my left hand while my right hand is reaching to punch in the number. And most of the...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 31 2022, 05:11 AM
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Re: What is Happening, part II

I wouldn't deny a single word you just wrote. My grandparents were the go to management team for a regional chain in California in the 1970's. All of their grandkids of an age to understand were...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 31 2022, 05:04 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

They have and I am polite and point out I live not even 2 minutes from the store that I work at. I have even been approached by non Walmart stores since I have a reputation as a top level cashier. ...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 29 2022, 10:36 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

We had special guests at work Saturday morning. The store managers from the other stores in the Fort Wayne Walmart market area. They were there because they couldn't believe our sales numbers when...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 23 2022, 09:48 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

One of the best pages on Facebook is dedicated to a mated pair of Bald Eagles at Big Bear Lake California. Watching the antics of Jackie (female) and Shadow (male) during mating season can be...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 15 2022, 09:42 PM
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Re: What is Happening, part II

Oh the fun this weekend was at work. (hope you caught the sarcasm there) There has been work going on with our parking lot and it has been difficult for our customers some days. Well this weekend it...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 6 2022, 08:42 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

High on but not the top most item. I have a couple of items that I need more that will be first. But probably late September will see me order a couple of more pairs of these. The style actually fits...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 5 2022, 09:18 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

They are here and are a nice comfortable stretch cotton. And they fit perfectly.


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Forum: The Library Café Aug 5 2022, 05:13 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

I wear jeans or cargo khaki pants almost exclusively and have learned which jeans are soft and comfortable and which are stiff and feel like they have been starched heavily.
Forum: The Library Café Aug 5 2022, 05:09 PM
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Re: What is Happening, part II

At work and just checked the delivery status on my order. It is sitting in my mail delivery box at home. I will get to wear them to work tomorrow. And the thing is I ordered on the 27th, but DHL...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 5 2022, 10:39 AM
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Re: What is Happening, part II

The shipping cost was $8.99 which I find quite reasonable. The ones that I ordered that were shipped from California had shipping of $6.99 so I think the shipping from England was a bargain. I ...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 4 2022, 05:51 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

Last time I ordered jeans for delivery from Walmart they took 21 days to get here. They came from a distribution center in California. I ordered a pair 10 days ago from a smallish retail company...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 29 2022, 08:31 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

Thanks for telling me that. I was talking to one of our automotive department workers at lunch and we have a disposal fee for replacing tires/tyres when it is done so I have more questions then...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 28 2022, 08:40 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

Out of sheer curiosity about tires over there. Do you have to pay a small fee for future disposal as well as for the actual tires over there? I am asking since I occasionally have to ring tires into...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 26 2022, 01:46 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

Exactly. I go up and spend time at my sister's house on Sylvan Lake in Rome City Indiana when I am on vacation and when I had Sprint the service was only 3G but it worked. I can't get T-Mobile to...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 24 2022, 06:06 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

If you can get the Dell Dimension working that is a sweet computer for it's age. My sister and brother in law had one as their first computer.
Forum: The Library Café Jul 22 2022, 09:28 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

It pays to be polite and tip well but not overly high. Most of the drivers in my end of town appreciate the fact that I am waiting outside ready since mine is a relatively short ride (5 minutes 2...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 22 2022, 12:27 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

I use UBER three days a week to get to work since I can longer walk down to the bus stop due to my osteoarthritis getting really bad. You described how they let you know who is picking you up...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 15 2022, 07:53 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

Fort Wayne Indiana where I live has about the same population plus or minus about 10 000. I cannot picture a single pump going out taking out the water supply for the city and Allen County. A small...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 16 2022, 09:30 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

Been in the high 80's low 90's here in northest Indiana. Actually feels nice to me since the humidity isn't all that bad. The bad news is that northeast Indiana had the third derecho in 10 years blow...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 11 2022, 09:53 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

Yeap but the difference is at least three of my regular customers and I have connections outside of my work. 1 is my 2 youngest nieces former babysitter and we are friends of the family. Two others I...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 2 2022, 09:28 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

Love some of the cars especially the Jeep my middle niece has one but hers has an 18 inch lift kit on it. It is fun watching someone who is 4 feet 9 inches climb up into it. The Highway patrol car...
Forum: The Library Café May 24 2022, 06:16 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

Zel that roof is a nightmare of a design and probably will hit the higher end of your budget without any problems coming up. And as you said with this house problems are guaranteed. A roof with 4...
Forum: The Library Café May 23 2022, 09:22 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

Happy Birthday BD1
Forum: The Library Café May 21 2022, 08:06 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

The area in Fort Wayne where I live has a wide variety of cars used by the residents. From tiny little 2 door coupes to full size pickups like my stepdad drives (silver Ram Bighorn crew cab). I...
Forum: The Library Café May 10 2022, 10:41 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

Well after just over a week of heavier then normal sales at my Walmart the Kroger Grocery that was set on fire was reopened this morning. The arsonist who had been quite busy on this end of town was...
Forum: The Library Café May 5 2022, 12:53 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

I'm not looking forward to the next few days if the Kroger stays closed because I work at the Walmart that will get a lot of the business.
Forum: The Library Café May 4 2022, 10:19 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

Hope that everyone with health problems is feeling better and that things work out for you.

I am still trying to figure out what was happening at work over the weekend. We had the police in and...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 15 2022, 09:34 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

Yeap they register tires because of a 25 cent fee that is collected on them. It is supposed to keep them out of landfills. The funny thing is there is a $12 deposit fee charged on batteries
for the...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 10 2022, 11:18 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

Had some fun or at least a laugh at work this weekend. I am now the senior cashier at the Walmart that I work at and the interesting customers somehow find their way to my register.

First on...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 27 2022, 09:49 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

Maw I wish your sister well working at Walmart it is not for everyone.
Forum: The Library Café Mar 4 2022, 12:12 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

And the news keeps on getting better. A small 5 acre office park is being built on the other side of the Menards Hardware Super Center to the right of us. And the big empty fields to the east of that...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 1 2022, 11:43 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

I live in the most ethnically and racially diverse part of Fort Wayne and for years we have had to fight for any major development. The last major businesses opening being the Walmart that I work at...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 24 2022, 11:20 AM
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Forum: The Library Café Feb 17 2022, 03:05 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

You're gonna love that machine if you can get it working. I still have ballistics pages for my Henry and Sharps that were worked out on that type of machine that are still usable.
Forum: The Library Café Feb 1 2022, 12:18 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

And Thursday was the anniversary of the Apollo 1 launch pad fire. Seems strange that the three American space tragedies happened on days that are so close calendar wise.


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Forum: The Library Café Jan 13 2022, 08:36 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

As weird as she looks she needs a weird paint color as well. How about a bright screaming orange with darker lime green and burgundy pinstripes. Alternatively if you want a more normal paint job for...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 8 2022, 02:46 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

I hope Kibby gets the help she needs for that or her life is going to be miserable as she gets older.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 5 2022, 07:21 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

I got my booster over the weekend at work where I got my shot of the single dose vaccine the first time. My doctor actually wants me to have a titer test to check both my levels of coverage and the...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 5 2022, 04:35 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

Nice looking car if just a bit different. Those back seats though. All I can say is that a big fat bastard like me would have a lot of trouble fitting in them. I can't help but hope all of you are...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 18 2021, 10:35 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

I won't say the timing of having to close the Fort Wayne northeast Walmart for deep cleaning due to COVID-19 was bad. But the only way it could have been worse is if it had been the 23rd and 24th....
Forum: The Library Café Dec 14 2021, 05:02 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

I'll be honest that newer blue? purple? car seems out of place compared to the rest of the fleet.
Forum: The Library Café Dec 10 2021, 09:53 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

Not sure what Fort Wayne's weather is going to look like in the next couple of days. I haven't been paying attention.

I did have some fun at work today I got to ring up Santa Claus. No, Really!...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 26 2021, 09:25 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

Well we had one crazy day at work. I am not sure how the other cashiers did but I rang well over $35,000 + through my register with 2 $10,000 hours.
Forum: The Library Café Nov 8 2021, 11:22 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is Happening, part II

Well how and when did that happen? I'm sitting here extremely puzzled. Sometime in the last two months I got a pay raise and have no clue when. Walmart gives raises once a year in February and it...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 11 2021, 12:07 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

I can't tell since I don't see so well these days is that a 4 cylinder engine?
Forum: The Library Café Sep 20 2021, 10:27 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

Sometimes looking at the Jag engine I have the feeling that their engineers spend their days thinking of ways to make it difficult for people other than their mechanics fix them.
Forum: The Library Café Jul 14 2021, 03:34 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

The NKT went from the paid board to a free board on someones server to missing in action and even the moderators like me have no clue if it will ever be restored. Welcome back.
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