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    Back to the original subject of this thread, I do...

    Back to the original subject of this thread, I do try to thank the posters who reply to a question I've asked or provide information that I've requested. I don't thank people if it's just a back and...
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    By the way, thank you to all who responded to my...

    By the way, thank you to all who responded to my query. I do appreciate it!
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    Hi, Charley. Why do you love a Mac so much more...

    Hi, Charley. Why do you love a Mac so much more than a PC? Is it really that different? Inquiring minds want to know . . .
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    Nothing esoteric, just Word, Office, etc. We' ve...

    Nothing esoteric, just Word, Office, etc. We' ve occasionally had some strangeness when a client was Mac based - blue text switches to black for example.
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    Laptop recommendations?

    My Dell Inspiron bit the dust, so I'm looking for a new laptop. I use it for word processing, Email, surfing the web; I also have music and photo libraries. Any recommendations or brands to stay...
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    [QUOTE=cookieee;1724701]Vicky, lucky, lucky you....

    [QUOTE=cookieee;1724701]Vicky, lucky, lucky you. I am soooo jealous.[/QUOTE
    It's 8 degrees here ... brrr
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    NY Eve Dinner?

    Happy Holidays, everyone!

    I'll be hosting another couple for NY Eve, also probably DD & boyfriend, and maybe 2 others. Anyone have a tried-and-true dinner? One that allows me to share in the...
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    I love Straight No Chaser! Have their first CD...

    I love Straight No Chaser! Have their first CD with the 12 Days of Christmas; it's great! Thanks for sharing the video.
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    We currently have an old Bosch. It was quiet...

    We currently have an old Bosch. It was quiet when we got it, but got louder over time. It also was designed so that you had to take the door apart to change the indicator light bulb.

    Adult DD...
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    Hi, RiverFarm. I didn't go back and re-read the...

    Hi, RiverFarm. I didn't go back and re-read the entire thread, so I didn't realize the poster (you) wasn't the child's mother. I didn't mean to imply you were doing something wrong; just noticing a...
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    Repeatedly wasting food, especially when I'd like...

    Repeatedly wasting food, especially when I'd like it for leftovers, would bother me too. I like the idea of giving her the food to take home so that the food isn't wasted, so hopefully she'll get...
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    Dishwasher recommendations

    Our dishwasher is on its last legs. Looks like we'll be buying a dishwasher for Christmas! Anyone have a dishwasher they love? TIA.
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    Gift for 17-year-old?

    Anyone have any suggestions for a small gift for a 17-year-old? My church supports a domestic violence shelter; I'm providing some requested clothing and a gift card, but would also like to include...
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    Thanks, Gumbeaux! I'm the proud owner of a new...

    Thanks, Gumbeaux! I'm the proud owner of a new Galaxy S4.
  15. Thread: Thank You.

    by BarbaraL
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    Joyce, I'm so glad your work situation worked...

    Joyce, I'm so glad your work situation worked out. I'm sorry about the other challenges in your life; you're in my prayers.
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    I'd invest in a safe financial vehicle to ensure...

    I'd invest in a safe financial vehicle to ensure my family and I would have sufficient funds. I'd retire and travel, travel, travel. Also take the time to do things I'd like to do like hike, take...
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    I know that Costco discounts the phones and also...

    I know that Costco discounts the phones and also gives some free accessories. Their insurance covers damage (including dropping in water) but does not cover lost or stolen phones. Best Buy also had...
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    Hi, everyone. I also love these boards, and have...

    Hi, everyone. I also love these boards, and have been a member for at least 12 or 13 years. I don't visit as often because I'm not cooking nearly as much as I used to; also, my company monitors our...
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    Add my prayers as well. Please also pray for my...

    Add my prayers as well. Please also pray for my cousin and her boys; their husband/father, age 53, recently died. Stupid cancer!
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    Just tried this recipe out of a "rum tiki"...

    Just tried this recipe out of a "rum tiki" cookbook I picked up somewhere. It was nicely tropical and light on a hot summer day.

    Coconut Breeze

    1/3 cup unsweetened pineapple juice (can also...
  21. Whoops, my bad. ;)

    Whoops, my bad. ;)
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    The phone kiosk rep at Costco (and a customer who...

    The phone kiosk rep at Costco (and a customer who was there as well), highly recommended the Samsung Galaxy; either the SIII or the S416GB.
    I agree with the posters who talked about amortizing the...
  23. The solution! Send "Vegas" to Patt (thread: Bug...

    The solution! Send "Vegas" to Patt (thread: Bug help) to deal with the cockroach in her car!
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    by BarbaraL
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    Just read this thread to my family. DD says you...

    Just read this thread to my family. DD says you shouldn't go to New Zealand, where they have giant, hulking weta bugs (up to 2 grams)! Kind of a cross between a cockroach and a cricket -- a...
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    Ah, Gumbeaux, always the voice of reason. So...

    Ah, Gumbeaux, always the voice of reason.
    So sorry about your unwanted visitor, Patt, but this thread has me ROFLOL.
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    Oh,dear . . . your comment made me flash on the...

    Oh,dear . . . your comment made me flash on the campfire and beans scene from Blazing Saddles . . . :D
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    I use my cast iron stove on the grill to make...

    I use my cast iron stove on the grill to make blackened fish. I've never had a problem with it.
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    Cafe Latte is correct; the Iphone4 is currently...

    Cafe Latte is correct; the Iphone4 is currently free with the contract; the version with Siri (4s) is $99. Turns out, DD usually uses Siri in the car with Bluetooth, where it doesn't work well. I'm...
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    Cell phone recommendations?

    Well, my trusty non-smart phone failed me. I'm thinking of joining the wide world of smart phones since the Verizon plans have changed so much. Do you love your phone? Any recommendations? DD...
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    I'd thought it was just me! I'd bought a lot...

    I'd thought it was just me! I'd bought a lot from Talbots for a few years, then suddenly couldn't find anything there. Expensive pieces seemed poorly made and things were too short, too low-cut, or...
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