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  1. You think he's ahead of WJC? Got a body count?

    You think he's ahead of WJC?

    Got a body count?
  2. I've been trying to tell you guys how our state...

    I've been trying to tell you guys how our state government works for quite some time now.

    Does anybody believe me yet?

    Let's not forget the tribune/cubs deal, the tollway, or the hiring...
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    So I'm going to sheave down the existing fan,...

    So I'm going to sheave down the existing fan, hook up a sensor in the hood, and sell them a smaller makeup air unit. Except I still need the bigger crane to get the old one down.
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    I drank two pots of coffee by myself, and now I...

    I drank two pots of coffee by myself, and now I have heart palpitations.
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    I have no idea why I'm up at 5:00 Sunday morning....

    I have no idea why I'm up at 5:00 Sunday morning.

    Maybe I'll make some coffee.
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    Roy once told me a lie so big that it made both...

    Roy once told me a lie so big that it made both my ears swell up to the size of dinner plates. People came from miles around to see me fan myself with them. I got strained neck muscles just from...
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    Sounds like you might want to get a different guy...

    Sounds like you might want to get a different guy out to look at the pressure tank.

    If you've recently installed any new appliances with solenoid valves, you might need a shock arrestor at that...
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    There should either be a bypass (service) valve...

    There should either be a bypass (service) valve or a pressure relief at the pump discharge that goes back to the suction. If it's a bypass, it should be closed.


    Domestic water is not a closed...
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    I could go for a big plate of nachos.

    I could go for a big plate of nachos.
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    Can someone direct me to the "who's drinking...

    Can someone direct me to the "who's drinking tonight?" thread?
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    This link is for a company in CA. The job listing...

    This link is for a company in CA. The job listing is in TX. They also have a different logo, which takes you to cbair.com if you click on it.

    I'm guessing it isn't the same guys.

    cbhvac.com is...
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    Question #1 - are you sure that it empties into...

    Question #1 - are you sure that it empties into the yard? lots of them are hooked up to sewers. Sometimes the connection is out in the yard, so the inspector won't see it.

    If you're looking for a...
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    Big Brother and your thermostat

    This is a little disturbing, but not completely unexpected.. I guess it was the next logical step following "on-star".



    Link
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    Take a block of wood, drill a hole a tiny bit...

    Take a block of wood, drill a hole a tiny bit bigger than each wire gauge, and screw a utility knife blade right above it so that it slits the jacket as you pull it through.

    There's another design...
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    It's Friday! it's Friday! AND we have donuts!

    It's Friday! it's Friday!

    AND we have donuts!
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    Hey Robo!

    We're all going to pitch in a buck and get you this shirt..
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    A sheave has grooves. A pulley doesn't. ...

    A sheave has grooves. A pulley doesn't.

    Sheaves are used with v-belts.

    Pulleys are used with flat belts.
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    Other than puking about 5 times in my front yard,...

    Other than puking about 5 times in my front yard, I was fine.

    Usually I just make all the fittings 54" long.
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    I've got to fiddle with a few of them.. My part...

    I've got to fiddle with a few of them.. My part is usually just welding the fuel lines, and hooking up the remote radiators and exhaust piping. The 3512 is #$%^&* awesome when they fire it up the...
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    Go down to your local thrift store. Buy an...

    Go down to your local thrift store. Buy an elecric oven. Rip the elements and the thermostat out of that, and put them in your box. Spend the rest on beer.
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    You guys are nuts. Why would I go wait in line...

    You guys are nuts. Why would I go wait in line and fight a bunch of people, when I can get the same price at Amazon or some other site? They've got free shipping, no tax, and I can sit on the couch...
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    I want some free samples!

    I want some free samples!
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    We really seem to have a lot of elbow and...

    We really seem to have a lot of elbow and shoulder problems in these trades. There are 3 or 4 guys at my shop who've had surgery and slings just in the last couple years.

    I've had 3 shots in one...
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    Who's got a Ridgeline?

    I'm thinking about getting one of these for a daily driver.

    My problem is that a Grand Cherokee isn't quite big enough for family outings.. With the back seat flipped up, there's less than 3' for...
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    MIT sues architect

    BOSTON (AP) -- The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is suing renowned architect Frank Gehry, alleging serious design flaws in the Stata Center, a building celebrated for its unconventional walls...
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    I think the grand total for the day was $4.2M. ...

    I think the grand total for the day was $4.2M.

    a new record.
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    You should have taken the last two back to the...

    You should have taken the last two back to the store, told them the case was defective, and demanded a replacement. :D
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    John Philip Souza? Didn't he write a bunch of...

    John Philip Souza? Didn't he write a bunch of marching-band music?

    Oh. One more. When I first moved to this house and got my new #, I used to get a call from the manager of Hollywood Video every...
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    Heh. I've got a couple stories for this one. ...

    Heh. I've got a couple stories for this one.

    One of our old numbers apparently belonged to Terminix at one time. People would call and start telling us about all their different bugs.. :rolleyes:...
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    I was wondering where he went.. I'm still waiting...

    I was wondering where he went.. I'm still waiting on a reply to a pm from Wednesday.

    Happy birthday, 4D.
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    actually, I was thinking exactly the opposite.

    actually, I was thinking exactly the opposite.
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    Ron Paul

    snipped from the wiki:

    Paul regularly votes against almost all proposals for new government spending, initiatives, or taxes.[162] He has pledged never to raise taxes,[156][48] and states he has...
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    I'm still skeptical. And here's your...

    I'm still skeptical.

    And here's your obligatory snopes link.
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    Has anybody else noticed that ufo reports started...

    Has anybody else noticed that ufo reports started to fall dramatically right around the same time that personal video cameras became popular?
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    Attention Homeowners

    Do not #$%^&*! with your gas piping. Call a professional.

    Explosion levels house





    Link to photo gallery
  36. Thread: Btu ?

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    Flip ahead to the chapter where they talk about...

    Flip ahead to the chapter where they talk about "specific heat", and it'll start to make sense.

    If you add heat to something, it'll raise the temperature (obviously). You can calculate the...
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    This is why you see all those valves with no...

    This is why you see all those valves with no handles.

    It's because I took them off.
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    When did he win the first time? So much for...

    When did he win the first time?


    So much for the name-calling rule..
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    We must have very high morale..

    Swearing at work boosts team spirt, morale: research



    Full article here.
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    Did I tell you the one about the cooling tower...

    Did I tell you the one about the cooling tower landing on the guy's car?
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    Al Gore invented the Nobel Prize. Al Gore...

    Al Gore invented the Nobel Prize.

    Al Gore invented the environment, too.
  42. Here's the link:...

    Here's the link: http://www.breitbart.tv/html/6604.html

    It mostly sounds like he's just fishing for some more tv time.
  43. Yeah, I saw that yesterday. That was great. ...

    Yeah, I saw that yesterday. That was great.

    Then Al came back and said that no apology was necessary.

    Unfortunately, I don't think he explained why.
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    It'll probably have a little less pressure drop...

    It'll probably have a little less pressure drop with the vanes, but they're not required.

    Why don't you install a full radius elbow instead? They perform better, and they're easier to fab than a...
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    Done. I forwarded this to the mrs (her dad had...

    Done.

    I forwarded this to the mrs (her dad had several strokes), and she added:
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    Jerry- Even if you decide not to use their...

    Jerry-

    Even if you decide not to use their tubing, call your Wirsbo guy and get a copy of their "technical design manual". It's got an entire section on designing snow melt, with step-by-step...
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    The sprinkler guy is really mad at me. I bet he...

    The sprinkler guy is really mad at me. I bet he left 15 messages in two days.

    It's not my fault, either. I told him what was going to happen.
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    Are you looking for ARP committee volunteers? ...

    Are you looking for ARP committee volunteers?

    I ain't volunteering for nothing 'til I hear what it is.
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    Heh. There used to be an old doctor...

    Heh. There used to be an old doctor (neurosurgeon) in town who drove a really crappy looking Sanford & Son pickup.

    On the door, he had painted "Dr Lyle Wacaser - Brain Surgery and Light Hauling".
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    I wonder how long it'll take before Craig...

    I wonder how long it'll take before Craig Livingstone is back.. :eek:
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