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  1. Lots of manufacturer's make units that will fit...

    Lots of manufacturer's make units that will fit that sleeve. GE still makes units that do and sells millions to hotels.

    The sleeve depth may not work with the new units but GE makes an extension...
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    When my wife's sister had kids and we didn't, we...

    When my wife's sister had kids and we didn't, we thought noisy toys for Christmas was funny.

    Now we have kids and hers are teenagers. She's paying us back and we don't think it's as funny as it...
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    Why are you setting up a booth? If it's to...

    Why are you setting up a booth?

    If it's to make sales at the show, your headline, big ad, first thing I see should be what you're selling and why I would buy from you:

    "Save On Cooling Bills...
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    How not to set up a trade show booth

    I spent the day today at a trade show. Took a couple of classes in the morning and spent about an hour in the exhibit hall this afternoon.

    I was amazed again (same thought every year) at how...
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    I disagree that this is a good deal. Mom's a...

    I disagree that this is a good deal. Mom's a grown up and can do whatever she wants with her money but for me, that $800 a month invested looks a lot sweeter than driving a new car. If she's a...
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    Last summer, I was asked to teach a 4 week series...

    Last summer, I was asked to teach a 4 week series of lessons on personal finance for our teenage Sunday school class. It stretched out to most of the summer and the kids were really into it.
    ...
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    If you can afford new, I have no problem with...

    If you can afford new, I have no problem with new. It doesn't work for most people's budgets but it fits in some.

    My personal rule about buying toys is that I can buy whatever I want as long as...
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    The problem with co-signing is that if something...

    The problem with co-signing is that if something unexpected happens (and you know it can because it already has), your family member is on the hook for the loan.

    Don't drag family members into...
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    Best option: eat the amount owed on the fleece...

    Best option: eat the amount owed on the fleece and don't ever let them fleece you again.

    They will happily let you get deeper and deeper in the hole each time you trade in the old on the new. ...
  10. We have a big recycling yard here, giant...

    We have a big recycling yard here, giant shredding machine with cars coming out the discharge in little flakes.

    We take a dump truck load of stuff there every few months for a few hundred bucks. ...
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    If it draws 100 amps at 240V for 3 minutes,...

    If it draws 100 amps at 240V for 3 minutes, that's 1.2KWH for each fire. at $.13 a KWH, that's about 16 cents for each fire.

    I think the fire sirens are a nuisance now that we have other ways to...
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    I'm sure it varies hugely depending on the size...

    I'm sure it varies hugely depending on the size of the facility. I think your price range is about right for southern NJ.
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    I'm a facilities manager. About 1.2MM sq feet of...

    I'm a facilities manager. About 1.2MM sq feet of buildings at 13 sites. 100+ employees under me including custodial, skilled trades, grounds. Roughly $1.3MM in outside contractors. One secretary...
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    I hadn't caught it but I agree with Maxter -...

    I hadn't caught it but I agree with Maxter - something added about your attitude, attendance, all around great guy stuff would be a nice addition.

    As to the format - one of the best and easiest to...
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    It's not about time or volume of work. If...

    It's not about time or volume of work.

    If you're making $10 an hour and you want to make $20, work like you're making $20.

    If being worth more than they pay you isn't working, you may not be...
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    Don't advertise on your truck. That way you...

    Don't advertise on your truck.

    That way you can make less money and you can save your insurance company money in payouts.

    Some would rather advertise, make more money, and let the insurance...
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    Take the kids laptop, sell it if you want. A...

    Take the kids laptop, sell it if you want. A kid needs strong parents who aren't afraid to parent.

    But shooting it? Too much drama for me. Moms are for drama, dads shouldn't be.
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    I once received a summons for failure to appear...

    I once received a summons for failure to appear in court. found out the original summons (I never showed up for) was for a parking ticket (I never got) for parking in a place (I had never been).
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    I believe the days of sending out resumes and...

    I believe the days of sending out resumes and waiting for the call are over.

    Go see the shop owner with a resume in hand. Dress professionally. Hide your tattoos. Cut your hair.

    Smile,...
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    Nobody knows electric like the Amish.

    Nobody knows electric like the Amish.
  21. I'm not surprised the bullet traveled that far, I...

    I'm not surprised the bullet traveled that far, I am surprised it had enough velocity left to kill someone.
  22. Senators, Congressmen, and Presidents are not...

    Senators, Congressmen, and Presidents are not concerned about criminals having guns. They are afraid of the citizens having guns. An armed citizenry can overthrow, or at least slow down, an evil...
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    I'll always remember Klinger trying to forge...

    I'll always remember Klinger trying to forge Potter's signature while saying it in his best Potter voice as he wrote over and over.

    "Sherrrrrrman Teeeeee Potter"

    And when the tank ran over...
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    If so: you remove the 3 bolts from the face...

    If so:

    you remove the 3 bolts from the face off the sheave and put them into the three empty holes. Tightening these 3 bolts evenly presses the tapered hub out of the sheave and the thing just...
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    I manage the facilities of a large organization. ...

    I manage the facilities of a large organization. I've hired a hundred contractors for thousands of projects.

    I've had a few that would bad mouth the competition. They might have just been...
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