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  1. Thread: Apple watch

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    I'm not really concerned about you or your...

    I'm not really concerned about you or your opinion. The reason is because you are clearly being biased. I got a bunch of crap from members like you for calling someone ignorant yet you are ok with...
  2. Thread: Apple watch

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    When have I said anything of the sort?? lol ...

    When have I said anything of the sort?? lol Life has been great to me.

    Wouldn't making up lies about people like you just did be the ultimate liberal attribute?
  3. Thread: Apple watch

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    Hey newoldtech, let me get this straight, I can't...

    Hey newoldtech, let me get this straight, I can't call someone a liar or ignorant, yet people can call me a liberal (much worse) and say that I "cherish racism", am a kid having a temper tantrum, and...
  4. Thread: Apple watch

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    I am not liberal, I am actually very far from it....

    I am not liberal, I am actually very far from it. I'm somewhere between conservative and Libertarian.

    I have given you absolutely no reason to believe that I am liberal.

    Again, I am not...
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    Your hourly rate should be determined by adding...

    Your hourly rate should be determined by adding up all overhead.

    Let's say you want to make a total of $80K for your salary. Now you need to find your company overhead per year. This is...
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    The single biggest mistake that people new to...

    The single biggest mistake that people new to business make is charging too little. The second biggest mistake is thinking that having lower prices will be good for business.

    Plumbers and...
  7. Thread: Apple watch

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    Yes, you did remove the disgusting racist...

    Yes, you did remove the disgusting racist comments and allowed the poster of those comments to continue on with his incessant rantings.

    So apparently you and this committee of your's condones...
  8. Thread: "Feels Like"

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    That is a generalization that I can't agree with,...

    That is a generalization that I can't agree with, at least not in all situations. If the attic is properly air-sealed from the house, a fan shouldn't be pulling any conditioned air out of the living...
  9. Thread: Apple watch

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    It's funny because I could be called a fanboy and...

    It's funny because I could be called a fanboy and told that I am homosexual for wearing a particular watch, and that's OK. But "the ARP committee" ruled that me calling someone who lies a "liar" and...
  10. Thread: Apple watch

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    He had the audacity to accuse me of being...

    He had the audacity to accuse me of being argumentative, yet he has followed me around and argued with everything I have said since.
  11. Thread: "Feels Like"

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    I got a call about an attic fan not working...

    I got a call about an attic fan not working today. They said they wanted to get it fixed right away. I told them there is a $500 premium on 90° days. They said they would wait :grin2:
  12. I live in New Jersey. We usually have a dozen or...

    I live in New Jersey. We usually have a dozen or so 90+ degree days during the Summer. Today the 12K ran non -stop until around 7:00 PM.

    I like it cold, I always have. In the Winter I keep the...
  13. Thread: Apple watch

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    You're being ignorant. You are ignoring facts. Me...

    You're being ignorant. You are ignoring facts. Me calling you ignorant is no different than me calling the sky blue or water wet.
  14. Thread: Apple watch

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    The iPhone does not work in his one single...

    The iPhone does not work in his one single situation.

    I'm sure you'll find plenty of people who will tell you that their android phone didn't work while their friends iPhone did.

    But in the...
  15. Thread: Apple watch

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    You're being willfully ignorant. I've explained...

    You're being willfully ignorant. I've explained this multiple times and you're choosing to discuss a totally different topic.

    No one cares what kind of phone you need to run your business. No...
  16. Thread: Apple watch

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    No one is arguing whether he got poor reception...

    No one is arguing whether he got poor reception with his iPhone.

    The contention is that he stated as an absolute fact that the iPhone had inferior hardware, when in reality he pulled that...
  17. Thread: Apple watch

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    If he said that one phone was better for him in...

    If he said that one phone was better for him in his situation, I would've never disagreed. But what he said is very clear, the iPhone has inferior hardware. It's simply idiotic to make a statement...
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    What did they pay, about 5 cents per pound? I...

    What did they pay, about 5 cents per pound? I believe that's what steel was going for last time I was there.
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    I don't know what you'll be paying for these used...

    I don't know what you'll be paying for these used screws, but I can't see it being worth someone's time to collect and ship them to you.
  20. Thread: Apple watch

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    I've already told you, you're right. There have...

    I've already told you, you're right. There have been over 500 million iPhones sold, yet you and your six friends saying "Can you hear me now?" have proven their inferiority beyond a shadow of a doubt.
  21. Thread: Apple watch

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    I'm not sensitive about Apple and I'm certainly...

    I'm not sensitive about Apple and I'm certainly not a fanboy. Are use an iPhone for work and an android for my personal phone. I don't subscribe to any one brand for any electronics.

    What I don't...
  22. Thread: Apple watch

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    Yes, you're right. The 6 or 7 people you know...

    Yes, you're right. The 6 or 7 people you know are the empirical evidence to prove that fact that Apple uses inferior hardware. Have you informed the media?
  23. Thread: Apple watch

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    Let me explain this... You said "the iPhone...

    Let me explain this...

    You said "the iPhone doesnt work as a phone in many places due to inferior hardware". You made a statement of absolute fact.

    When I asked you to cite your source for...
  24. Question about using multiple window AC units

    So here is the situation:

    I have an 800sqft condo. There is a 12K BTU window AC unit in the large living room and an 8K BTU window unit in the bedroom.

    Due to surgery as well as back pain, I...
  25. Thread: "Feels Like"

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    I see. Makes perfect sense, thanks!

    I see. Makes perfect sense, thanks!
  26. Thread: "Feels Like"

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    "Feels Like"

    Now I know the "Feels Like" temperature is just a made up number with no solid substantiation, but I usually feel like it's pretty accurate.

    I just checked WeatherChannel.com to find that the...
  27. Thread: Apple watch

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    I see. So when you said that the iPhone has...

    I see. So when you said that the iPhone has inferior hardware, you're basing that off of anecdotal evidence only... Which is what scientists call "pulling it out of your ass".
  28. Thread: Apple watch

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    It's gone full circle. At the beginning the...

    It's gone full circle. At the beginning the hipsters were all into Apple. Now the cool thing to do is constantly hate on Apple at every opportunity.
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    This is all very true, especially the part about...

    This is all very true, especially the part about someone starting out not knowing OH. Even just for their own pay.

    I just had a discussion with a friend who is going out on his own. He said he...
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    When I was an employee, I always knew that my job...

    When I was an employee, I always knew that my job is to make the employer money.

    As an example, I would wire up electrical panel in a neat fashion in about 2 to 3 hours. But I would have...
  31. Thread: Apple watch

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    I've never heard of this, nor have I ever been...

    I've never heard of this, nor have I ever been somewhere that I did not get service in the last 7 or 8 years.

    Can you back up these claims or are you just being a typical anti-Apple hipster?
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    This is why you should get everything in writing,...

    This is why you should get everything in writing, so blood sucking bosses can't screw you over like your's just did.

    If you are not only using your own van, but also paying the full overhead for...
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    Here here!! These are words to live by! Too...

    Here here!! These are words to live by!

    Too many small businesses go to those fast food type accounting firms and get screwed.
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    It's not doubled, it's just that you don't have...

    It's not doubled, it's just that you don't have an employer paying the other half for you like wage earners do. The same way as wage earners have medical insurance paid for by the employer. It's...
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    That only works when you get 160 billable hours...

    That only works when you get 160 billable hours per month. Do you really have 100% billable efficiency?

    In the service business 50% is more common.
  36. This is such great advice. I find myself...

    This is such great advice. I find myself cutting plaster often and those little 9X12 rolls of .7 mil plastic are a lifesaver.
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    I'll pretty much eat anything as long as it's the...

    I'll pretty much eat anything as long as it's the consistent meat part. If it looks like chicken or beef or any normal meat, I will eat it no matter what animal it came from. But if it's gooey and...
  38. I don't agree with that. I've actually found it...

    I don't agree with that. I've actually found it appalling that the media along with Obama's liberal government have gone out of their way to avoid calling Muslim terrorists, "terrorists".

    It's...
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    Again, as I said from the beginning and others...

    Again, as I said from the beginning and others have added to, we here in America do much worse things to animals. If you have a problem with torture and mutilation of animals, you should be...
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    Here I was thinking that we agreed. Yet you call...

    Here I was thinking that we agreed. Yet you call me a liberal, that's mighty rude.

    I think I have made my opinion very clear. I don't particularly like dogs being hurt or eaten, and I am a dog...
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    You're being willfully ignorant. "Man's best...

    You're being willfully ignorant. "Man's best friend" is a silly American phrase. In many countries feral dogs are considered vermin and killed and nuisance animals the same way you enjoy killing...
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    I think it's safe to say that everyone agrees...

    I think it's safe to say that everyone agrees with that.

    I'm sure everyone in this thread has supported and helped perpetuate the abuse and killing of animals. I JUST did it myself a few seconds...
  43. Nice service entrance raceway :grin2: I'm sure...

    Nice service entrance raceway :grin2:

    I'm sure all the grounding is up to code as well lol...


    BTW, that doesn't look like 3/0 to #6.
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    Did you read the part about how Americans have...

    Did you read the part about how Americans have pigeon shoots, just aimlessly firing away at the flocking birds, maiming and killing tens of thousands of birds for laughs?

    Americans kill animals...
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    Where did I say that I despise America? ...

    Where did I say that I despise America? Hyperbole like that doesn't serve anyone, please stop being childish.

    If honesty and facts bother you, it's time to cover your eyes and go live in a bubble.
  46. Oscillating tools are great for small cuts, but...

    Oscillating tools are great for small cuts, but are slow and can be a pain for bigger cuts (especially with harder tile). I will often use an angle grinder for the majority of the cut and then an...
  47. As an electrician I find myself needing to cut...

    As an electrician I find myself needing to cut tiles often. Sometimes a new cut, sometimes just enlarging an existing cut.

    I have a disclaimer both written in my Terms and Conditions as well as...
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    As many people have mentioned, what Americans do...

    As many people have mentioned, what Americans do two chickens, pigs, etc. is just as bad if not worse.
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    No, we're worse.

    No, we're worse.
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    Excellent post. Every time I see someone complain...

    Excellent post. Every time I see someone complain about people in other countries eating dogs, I think about how Hindi's feel knowing that we have a burger joint on every corner.

    While America...
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