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Forum: The Library Café Aug 9 2022, 12:28 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: New MoM playground?

To post pictures here, you have to use an outside source, a photo-hosting site. Zelandeth showed me how. I used to use Photobucket, but it turned into a pay site. i don't remember what I switched...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 9 2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 11,756
Posted By Allen
Re: New MoM playground?

What's your FB name? I'm "friends" with Mausey & 1 or two others. I don't have all that many friends on FB. I believe in quality, not quantity. I'm under my own name there (Allen Harrison). I...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 9 2022, 11:44 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

GOOD! We live in a relatively remote location, cop-wise. Us63 is a major hiway, just not a four-lane, divided, limited access one. It runs across several states, thus the US designation. It's a...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 31 2022, 12:49 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

I still say to tell her to STFU, mind her own business, and leave you alone. She only does this crap because you let her.
Forum: The Library Café Jul 28 2022, 10:01 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

I think most auto insurance offers coverage for a stolen vehicle, but usually not for stolen parts. Vandalism coverage, maybe? "Your car's warranty is about to expire. We're offering an extended...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 28 2022, 09:54 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

Catalytic converters trap and burn some of the emissions in the exhaust by heating the interior elements of the cat. OEM (original equipment) cats usually contain platinum. Platinum is worth more...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 19 2022, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

I'm sure my wife would love it, because she's the original Mickey fanatic. Are you making them to sell?
Forum: The Library Café Jul 11 2022, 10:35 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 15,695
Posted By Allen
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

Zel, I have a question. Is ethanol enriched gas available in Britian? It's all over the US. With the drastic rise in fuel prices, it was said our president authorized the increase in percentage of...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 4 2022, 05:17 PM
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Posted By Allen
Forum: The Library Café Jul 3 2022, 09:49 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 11,756
Posted By Allen
Re: New MoM playground?

One of the sons gave me an Amazon Echo Dot (Alexa) some years ago. I had it all plugged in and everything, and it would respond to its name on the commercials on TV. I was getting all sorts of junk...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 30 2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 11,756
Posted By Allen
Re: New MoM playground?

I tried a search for that username and came up empty, so I can't help with my idea. Sorry!
Forum: The Library Café Jun 30 2022, 02:48 PM
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Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

I hope I don't offend you with what I'm about to say, or the way I'm going to say it.

After reading the above post and your others about her my personal opinion is that you need to "grow a pair"...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 30 2022, 02:24 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: New MoM playground?

I take it you don't have any indoor pets that might catch house mouse and eat on it? If you do, the regular poisons such as D-Con and so on are NOT AN OPTION! due to the chance or almost certainty...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 29 2022, 03:01 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 11,756
Posted By Allen
Re: New MoM playground?

Quite a difference between mice, rats, voles, gophers, and groundhogs, how to catch them, and what to do with them if live trapped. I live in the country, real woods, and my house is almost in the...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 28 2022, 03:24 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 11,756
Posted By Allen
Re: New MoM playground?

I would think they would be easier to live trap than moles, but then what would you do with a live gopher? Release it somewhere else, to damage someone else's property?
Forum: The Library Café Jun 27 2022, 11:24 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: New MoM playground?

'Round these parts we call 'em groundhogs. There used to be two that lived out in back of the housing unit where I worked in the prison. One old guy and one younger one. We could see them sunning...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 22 2022, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

I have to wonder if bossy girl is messing with it after you go to sleep. You have to admit, it sounds like something she would do.
Forum: The Library Café Jun 18 2022, 12:35 PM
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Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

Whacking the starter... Yeah, that's pretty much a Chevy thing.
:D
Forum: The Library Café Jun 8 2022, 10:19 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

Do
I
Look
Like
I
Give
A
F**k
:D:evil::fiend:
Forum: The Library Café Jun 8 2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

Water weighs over 8 pounds per gallon. By itself. Plus the bucket, plus the mop.

Next time, remind the bi... er, bossy person of that and that she just told you to not lift heavy things.

I...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 7 2022, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

Yes, chickens eat ticks, I've watched baby chicks go nuts over them. I've seen chickens kill mice and rats and try to get bites or pecks of meat off the carcasses. Funniest thing is to see one...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 4 2022, 12:29 PM
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Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

There's been a news story online since yesterday that American Airlines has been cancelling flights because they don't have enough pilots. Maybe this is something happening with other airlines as...
Forum: The Library Café May 23 2022, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

Wello, happy birthday BD1. Sounds like you have a couple of real asshats for roomies. Hope things get better for you.
Forum: The Library Café May 11 2022, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By Allen
Re: Doctor Who

I know Peter Davison played the Doctor. I remember the episode where Tom "died" and regenerated into Peter. But I didn't know he was on for 3 years. I must have lost access to PBS around then on...
Forum: The Library Café May 9 2022, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By Allen
Re: Doctor Who

Tom Baker was great in the role. If the special effects of the day had been better, life would have been perfect. Peter Davidson would have been a good replacement for Tom, but as I recall he was...
Forum: The Library Café May 6 2022, 11:00 PM
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Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

Wow! Such a great improvement in readability! I'm so happy for you Ginny. Here's hoping things keep improving for you.
Forum: The Library Café Apr 17 2022, 05:13 PM
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Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

In southern parts of the country they are using goats and sheep to control Kudzu, an invasive plant that was brought into the South under mistaken ideas and now they're trying to get rid of it. ...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 16 2022, 12:40 AM
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Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

Welcome home! You were missed, in case you didn't know. I'm glad you're finally doing better.
Forum: The Library Café Apr 9 2022, 11:09 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 15,695
Posted By Allen
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

I've had similar problems over the years with these same things. It amazes me just how bad a belt tensioner can be and still stay on the engine. After I fought against that ridiculously strong...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 30 2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 15,695
Posted By Allen
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

The Nissan was AFTER the Scion, as was the Kia and one or two others. The Scion was the original Toaster on Wheels. The first gen. cars, the ones with the almost cult-like following (2004 to 2006)...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 28 2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 15,695
Posted By Allen
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

Just curious, Zel. did you folks get the Scion xB/Toyota BB imported over there? I don't know much about the Toyota BB other than it wasn't imported to the US and a lot of the parts interchange with...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 17 2022, 11:28 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 11,756
Posted By Allen
Re: New MoM playground?

I think "The QUIET Man" would be a better choice. The only John Wayne movie I know of where he never fires a gun. (Never heard of "The QUITE Man". :D

As for Lord of the Dance, I prefer the...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 17 2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

If you had never heard back from either company, it seems to me that you had done your due diligence and were not liable under the law for it, so you could have done whatever you wanted with it, keep...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 14 2022, 01:51 PM
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Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

We have a couple of longer strands of outdoor "Christmas" lights... That's what they were originally, anyway... that have been permanently hung on the rafters of our porch for several years now. ...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 11 2022, 09:58 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

P'ter, to clarify, I love puns. Good, bad, and in between. I suppose what I should have said was that people around me, here in the Missouri Ozarks might not get it. Dispatch just isn't used in...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 10 2022, 08:52 AM
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Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

A really bad pun that not everyone will get, P'ter.
Forum: The Library Café Mar 2 2022, 04:49 PM
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Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

I know a couple down here, but I also know that does you absolutely no good, wherever you are. Especially when you specified NOT a chain store. But we have a chain store that's one of our favorites...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 2 2022, 10:50 AM
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Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

I can understand what you're saying, SC. While I live in an area that cannot be classified as ethnically and racially diverse, it is a rural area, which is to say that there ain't a whole lot of...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 1 2022, 03:37 PM
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Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

They "spoof" a new number. They take a number owned by someone else and use it in their calling system. It might be someone's number who hung up on them, or it can be a disconnected number. The...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 26 2022, 11:52 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

We don't get the extended warranty calls because our cars are too old, with over the maximum allowable miles. The only car we've had in recent years that may have qualified was the 2011 Chevy Aveo...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 24 2022, 11:35 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 15,695
Posted By Allen
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

Bwahahahaha! Zel's too much of a gearhead to be able to easily "Just say no" to the chance to own such an interesting car. I'll make a mental bet with you that if he sells one or more of his...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 24 2022, 11:29 AM
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Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

I went through a similar series of calls over a decade ago with my landline number. Found out the former user of the number was typical lower end of society type, even for around here. One company...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 24 2022, 11:08 AM
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Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

I have a touch of Irish in my DNA, from my father's side. I'd like to go there to see Ireland in person. That being said, I understand how you must feel.
Forum: The Library Café Feb 24 2022, 11:03 AM
Replies: 294
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Posted By Allen
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

Rather interesting car. Knowing you, at this point I'll just say good luck in passing up making an offer on it.
Forum: The Library Café Feb 23 2022, 08:39 PM
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Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

The people who I hear most often do not have Indian accents. They sound like they're from one of the Muslim countries; Pakistan, Iran, Iraq, and so on. There's a distinct difference in the way they...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 23 2022, 01:18 PM
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Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

I've noticed the difference in middle eastern accents, and gotten to where I can identify them well enough to insult them with culturally appropriate (inappropriate?) epithets and now it seems...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 11 2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 15,695
Posted By Allen
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

I'd be interested in knowing what your miles per gallon turns out to be on that tank when you fill up... I know that you might be calculating kilometers per liter, but I might be able to find a...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 1 2022, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

Well, I no sooner posted about how I thought I had run off the two stray/abandoned cats (actually, the calico was on the porch this morning and again when we were going out for storm supplies) than...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 1 2022, 01:44 PM
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Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

I know exactly what you mean. I think someone dumped 2 young cats at the cemetery across from our gate. That's about a quarter mile from our house. First the calico (which would be almost...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 27 2022, 06:33 PM
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Views: 52,059
Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

I think I've posted about all my different crafts, but I still don't do any sewing, needlepoint, quilting, etc. Hahahaha.
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