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Forum: The Library Café Sep 27 2022, 10:49 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

Would you get ours done too, while you're at it? Oh, wait, our quarter-mile of driveway isn't paved. Mind having that done, instead of having it sealed. Of course, there's the matter of the 2...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 11 2022, 10:00 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

It's a very simple one, whatever I happen to be wearing. I go as a homicidal maniac. We look like everybody else. :evil:
Forum: The Library Café Sep 11 2022, 11:02 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

My wife decorates for the different seasons and holidays... other than helping her get stuff out and putting things away, I don't. If I do anything personally for Halloween, it will probably be the...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 3 2022, 07:40 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

I find the occasional black snake and speckled king snakes on our place. They're great.

For those who don't know, a speckled king snake looks like a black snake with white speckles on its sides. ...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 30 2022, 10:28 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

Something else that you don't have to point out (well, maybe you should) is that you probably belong to a different, older generation than most of the checkers you work with. You know how to do math...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 23 2022, 07:26 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

Thanks Priscilla. I've seen falcons hovering ten or so feet off the ground, silently (except for the beating of their wings) watching for that little something they saw from higher up to move. I...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 23 2022, 11:51 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

The raptors like hawks and falcons will often cry out to make their prey animals take off and run for home. Remember their vision is ultra-sharp. They usually have spotted their prey and want it to...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 14 2022, 10:00 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: What is Happening, part II

I tried elk in a restaurant in Jackson Hole Wyoming. Not quite as gamey as venison, but not too bad.

Bison is really good, but being basically a wild animal, it's very low on fat content, which...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 13 2022, 11:35 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: New MoM playground?

The person who does genealogy: She wouldn't happen to be named Cheryl, with a hyphenated last name, would she? I met someone on Ancestry.com who I'm related to. Turns out she's also a genealogist,...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 11 2022, 11:12 PM
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Posted By Allen
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

His name is Dino... pronounced "Deeno".
Forum: The Library Café Aug 11 2022, 11:32 AM
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Posted By Allen
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

I meant to say something the first time you mentioned the Sinclair QL. On our side of the pond, Sinclair is a brand of fuel, both gasoline (petrol) and diesel. Do you have the brand over there? As...
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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Views: 555
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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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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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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Views: 15,955
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
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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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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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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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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: 68,068
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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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...
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