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    I'll remember that next time you need some real...

    I'll remember that next time you need some real help...like on a chiller when you are totally clueless. Gee, sorry I can't help y'all I was born north of the Mason Dixon line.
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    So you say to all the heterosexual married...

    So you say to all the heterosexual married couples who have fertility problems "Tough Sh!t"? No in vitro fertilization allowed.
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    Interesting...I didn't read anywhere that...

    Interesting...I didn't read anywhere that financial information cannot be posted in ARP. Everyone else can rant on about gays, Obama, and whatever else they want and a guy posts information about...
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    From what I could make out from the photo in the...

    From what I could make out from the photo in the link pecmsg provided, it appears to me it was an absorber. Color looked like York, but who's to say. I wonder if the news account estimating the...
  5. Thread: Funny Signs

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    While in Horseshoe Bay, Texas last week I saw a...

    While in Horseshoe Bay, Texas last week I saw a sign posted outside a restaurant..."No senior discounts, you've had long enough to save."
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    The rate of call up has nothing to do with years...

    The rate of call up has nothing to do with years of experience. The place on the list and the rate at which contractors need apprentices is the sole determining factor. If there's tons of work and...
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    Owning your own business is not necessarily the...

    Owning your own business is not necessarily the "key" to success. Many people have tried running their own businesses and have failed. Now owning a well run business is a whole different story.
    ...
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    I'm not sure if you can retake the apprentice...

    I'm not sure if you can retake the apprentice test, but I will tell you that being #279 isn't very good. I hate to be the bearer of bad news. I would call Local 250 and ask them if they could tell...
  9. It was "tongue in cheek" to show there are more...

    It was "tongue in cheek" to show there are more sides to a story. Would Wikipedia's summary of WND be OK?
  10. Sometimes the source needs to be considered. I...

    Sometimes the source needs to be considered. I guess as long as it's in line with one's views it has to be the truth. There are some that may dispute the reports posted on wnd.com. I don't believe...
  11. Thread: Apple watch

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    Reported by RadarOnline. You have to believe...

    Reported by RadarOnline. You have to believe them. When they went from print to online only, they fired the founding staff and replaced them with reporters from The Enquirer and The Star. Not...
  12. Thread: Apple watch

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    So the 2 million orders aren't sales? What do...

    So the 2 million orders aren't sales? What do you mean by stocking? They are shipping every one that is ordered right to the customer. Do you think for even a second that Apple will spend more...
  13. Thread: Apple watch

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    I sure will. I only wish I could have a product...

    I sure will. I only wish I could have a product that failed so miserably that all stock sold out in six hours. And after less than a month have orders of over 2 million with expectations of...
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    How? You can't PM on this site unless you are...

    How? You can't PM on this site unless you are both professional members. The OP can't even email you as you don't have your email address in your profile.
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    I'm not sure your survey questions are pertinent...

    I'm not sure your survey questions are pertinent to the target audience here. Would I rather date an accountant or a mechanic? An accountant...I haven't been overly impressed by the beauty of women...
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    Just out of curiosity, what is the age of the...

    Just out of curiosity, what is the age of the chiller in question? Model number? I'm not a Carrier expert, but I can't recall seeing a flooded evaporator on chillers less than 100 T. Not saying...
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    Hey, bigdog, I don't think you can get a pm on...

    Hey, bigdog, I don't think you can get a pm on thus site unless you're a professional member.

    No one can email you either as you don't have your email address in your profile.
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    Ain't that the truth.

    Ain't that the truth.
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    Then state it for the guy. Throw the guy a...

    Then state it for the guy.

    Throw the guy a bone and answer the question.
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    I may agree if the interview was for a job, but...

    I may agree if the interview was for a job, but this isn't a job interview. The local doesn't do job interviews, the employer does. The OP isn't even in the apprenticeship program yet. He's trying...
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    I'm sorry, but I disagree with wearing boots. ...

    I'm sorry, but I disagree with wearing boots. Casual or dress shoes. This interview isn't a hiring interview.

    The first interview I went on to go to work in the A/C business I wore a suit and...
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    Not exactly...started late November. It's only...

    Not exactly...started late November. It's only four months old, but evoly hasn't been on the site since mid December so I doubt he's going to answer the question posed by downeyd72.
  23. Thread: Memories

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    Memories

    Reading an article last night about fathers and sons, memories came flooding back to the time I took me son out for his first pint.

    Off we went to our local pub only two blocks from the cottage....
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    Funny, I used to take HA Joint Formula from...

    Funny, I used to take HA Joint Formula from Purity and it did nothing for me. My doctor recommended that I take DONA brand crystalline glucosamine sulfate, which I do. Haven't noticed any...
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    eBay has everything! Including Great Lakes...

    eBay has everything! Including Great Lakes gelatin. Also available on Amazon and a host of other online sites.
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    Where are they located? The one in York, PA or...

    Where are they located? The one in York, PA or the one in New York city?
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    Call Local 250 and ask.

    Call Local 250 and ask.
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    Served me well for some 29 years. I guess it...

    Served me well for some 29 years. I guess it depends what side you're on. Never had a problem with the cold side.
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    Why don't you call the local 250 office and ask...

    Why don't you call the local 250 office and ask them for a list of cosignatory contractors?

    Do some digging. Take some initiative.
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    I just did a web search of UA locals in Missouri....

    I just did a web search of UA locals in Missouri. It showed at least three, 178, 533 and 562. If you visit their websites they have a list of the officers. Perhaps a letter to the business manager...
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    To the OP..why are you asking the same question...

    To the OP..why are you asking the same question in two different forums? I did my best to answer them in the job forum.
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    The answers to some of your questions could (and...

    The answers to some of your questions could (and probably should) be answered by your contact at Local 250.


    How did you learn you were accepted? By mail? By phone? Or are you saying your...
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    Cool device. I found a grammatical error on the...

    Cool device. I found a grammatical error on the website. It says "Stop loosing unclaimed mileage..." instead of "Stop losing unclaimed mileage..."

    I think you are trying to imply a loss rather...
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    Then I don't get what you mean by "we never acted...

    Then I don't get what you mean by "we never acted like that" in your comment about the Mumford & Sons song. All I could see were people rocking out to the song. Nobody was being disrespectful nor...
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    What concerts did you attend? Perry Como...

    What concerts did you attend? Perry Como concerts?
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    Not sure what part of California you work or your...

    Not sure what part of California you work or your type of work. In the field I was in I earned more than $50K a year from 1982 onward. I worked for the same company a total of 25 years. Guys...
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    I'm going to introduce some rain to your parade,...

    I'm going to introduce some rain to your parade, bover.

    It is my humble opinion you may have waited too long to get into chiller/large tonnage work. I say that for a couple of reasons. It can be...
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    The "band" is Mat Kearney...

    The "band" is Mat Kearney.
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    I guess my problem is that I have used a manifold...

    I guess my problem is that I have used a manifold gauge set maybe five times in the last 15 years. Working on large chillers does that to a guy. Apprentices are generally not allowed near chillers...
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    Neither do I. Not sure what kind of meters...

    Neither do I.

    Not sure what kind of meters your husband uses, but Fluke meters can be purchased on Amazon. A gift card to Amazon might do the trick...if he doesn't want a tool for work I'm sure...
  41. Now I'm going to puke!

    Now I'm going to puke!
  42. Thread: Golf Buddies

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    Golf Buddies

    A foursome of golfers, all in their 40's, discussed where they should meet for lunch. Finally it was agreed that they would meet at Hooters because the waitresses were young, good looking, had big...
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    As everyone knows, drugs have brand names and...

    As everyone knows, drugs have brand names and generic names. For instance, the generic name of Advil is Ibuprofen and Tylenol is Acetaminophen. Any guess as to the generic name for Viagra? It's...
  44. Really? www.selectacr.com worked for me.

    Really? www.selectacr.com worked for me.
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    Yes.

    Yes.
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    FWIW, I was always of the opinion you couldn't...

    FWIW, I was always of the opinion you couldn't beat a factory gig. The manufacturers seemed to provide better training, better support and better than average stability.

    But that was...
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    Weight training

    I haven't verified this on Snopes, but it sounds legit...A recent study found that women who carry a little extra weight live longer than the men who mention it.
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    With union health insurance your family is...

    With union health insurance your family is covered as well.

    There is no law in place that mandates paid holidays. The employer isn't even required to give an employee time off on holidays. In...
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    I'm not sure what residential service should pay...

    I'm not sure what residential service should pay in the Bay area, however, it's common knowledge that a union pipe fitter (which includes service techs) in the Bay area are some of the highest paid...
  50. Thread: Quail?

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    A friend of mine had dove breasts and he had me...

    A friend of mine had dove breasts and he had me help him prepare them for the grill. Take the breast and wrap it around a couple slices of pickled jalapeño peppers, wrap a slice a bacon around the...
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