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  1. Thread: Wage Question

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    Oh, sure. I understand the need for a minimum...

    Oh, sure. I understand the need for a minimum service call fee. Sorry, I guess I was thinking about refrigeration repair, where I am always charged by the hour. And on the occasions when I had to...
  2. Thread: Wage Question

    by yocona
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    As an hvac-r customer rather than professional,...

    As an hvac-r customer rather than professional, that makes me think of another question. Is your company charging those first and last customers for your time, even though you aren't on the clock?
  3. Thread: Head on

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    lol I agree. Thank god it only lasts for 5...

    lol
    I agree. Thank god it only lasts for 5 seconds.
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    Yeah, nothing like seeing something in person. ...

    Yeah, nothing like seeing something in person. And if you're a gadget person, an Apple Store is a fun trip even if you are only window shopping. They always have music loaded on the computers so...
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    It is definitely in stereo. The sound quality is...

    It is definitely in stereo. The sound quality is surprisingly good on the iMac considering it is using built-in speakers. I'm perfectly happy with it, but it isn't nearly as loud as what you can...
  6. Thread: 2 units vs. 1

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    You can't argue with that logic.

    You can't argue with that logic.
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    I have a 20" iMac and just love it. (it's a G5,...

    I have a 20" iMac and just love it. (it's a G5, not the Intel iMac) I've had a Mac laptop for several years, but most of my time was spent on an AMD desktop. When it was time to replace that...
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    Yes, that's it. For being such a huge move,...

    Yes, that's it. For being such a huge move, Apple made very little to-do about it when announced. Quite a few of my online Mac friends have already gotten either the new iMac or the new MacBookPro...
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    Yes, this is exactly why I would be willing to...

    Yes, this is exactly why I would be willing to spend more up front.
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    Thank you for that explanation, sparky. It all...

    Thank you for that explanation, sparky. It all makes sense. And thanks for the link to that pdf, maxster. I started looking for info like this on the Lennox site, got bogged down by dial-up and...
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    I'm working on getting central HVAC unit(s)...

    I'm working on getting central HVAC unit(s) installed in my restaurant. While waiting to hear from the contractors, I am attempting to do my homework with the local electric co-op. We do not have...
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    Yes, but you are still making a big...

    Yes, but you are still making a big generalization--it's inductive reasoning based on a limited set of facts. For starters, look who your witnesses are: bondsmen, attorneys and judges. They are...
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    Now there's a sweeping generalization. I've had...

    Now there's a sweeping generalization. I've had hundreds of employees over the years, and not a one has been a meth or crack user.
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    Oh well, guess I am glad of it, since I was the...

    Oh well, guess I am glad of it, since I was the butt of the joke this time.
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    And my husband tried to argue with me that the...

    And my husband tried to argue with me that the Superbowl has a bigger television audience than the World Cup. Ha. Even the televised draw determing the first round opponents drew over 1 billion...
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    Acmanko, sorry you came out on the short end, but...

    Acmanko, sorry you came out on the short end, but at least you have a great story to show for it.
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    I wish someone would blow smoke in my face. Four...

    I wish someone would blow smoke in my face. Four and a half months without one, and I am still having dreams of smoking cigarettes.
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    Some unhelpful posts from the "I Quit" thread.

    Some unhelpful posts from the "I Quit" thread.
  19. Thanks, Lusker. So am I. I don't want to miss...

    Thanks, Lusker. So am I. I don't want to miss any gems of wisdom in response to the question I posted in the commercial thread. :)
  20. Have you checked with your local health...

    Have you checked with your local health department? There are local/state health codes that lay out lots of building/equipment specs. I don't know if your specific question will be one of them, but...
  21. I had just the opposite experience. When I first...

    I had just the opposite experience. When I first joined, I was not getting email notifications. But when you switched servers last week, all of the sudden it started working. I'm with a local ISP,...
  22. Thread: Report Abuse

    by yocona
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    lol

    lol
  23. Thread: Report Abuse

    by yocona
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    Yes, lots of forums do this. I think it is...

    Yes, lots of forums do this. I think it is because once they have existed for a while, they realize the inevitability of human nature. Anywhere that 2+ people gather, there will eventually be...
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    Yeah, the updater is much better. Actually, it...

    Yeah, the updater is much better. Actually, it is FireFox's whole Download Manager that is really great. I appreciate the way it lets you pause/resume a download, and that it can recognize a...
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    Whoa. I didn't see that, and therefore I didn't...

    Whoa. I didn't see that, and therefore I didn't do it when updating either computer. I guess I'm fortunate that they both installed fine regardless. Yet another possibility for Jultzya to try.
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    Great, I'm encouraged to know that may solve our...

    Great, I'm encouraged to know that may solve our problem. I am hoping it will solve my crash problems as well. At first, I was trying to figure it out on the Macintosh forum that I hang out on. I...
  27. Thread: Report Abuse

    by yocona
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    Technically, it isn't the browser. It is Flash...

    Technically, it isn't the browser. It is Flash Player--specifically, not having the most current version. And in Jultzya's case, updating the Flash player is the problem.

    But you are absolutely...
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    Okay, try this. In your IE browser window, click...

    Okay, try this. In your IE browser window, click on Tools then choose Internet Options. Select the Security tab and then Internet, and make sure that you have these options selected:

    Active X...
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    Did you try just clicking on that Install button?...

    Did you try just clicking on that Install button? If so, what happened?

    I just downloaded the current version on my husband's system (the XP Pro computer) using IE. It took a couple of tries,...
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    Okay, now I see what you mean by the Yahoo...

    Okay, now I see what you mean by the Yahoo toolbar. I don't see why that would have any effect.

    One other thing I can think of is to check your Internet Security level setting. To do that, go...
  31. Is anyone here familiar with the government's...

    Is anyone here familiar with the government's requirements in this regard? I am trying to get a central HVAC system installed in my restaurant and want to learn about possible tax breaks, all well...
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    7,0,19,0 means you definitely do not have the...

    7,0,19,0 means you definitely do not have the current version, which is 9,whatever.

    What do you mean by "unclick the Yahoo toolbar"? Also, maybe you have some sort of firewall preventing the...
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    I can think of a few simple reasons. First,...

    I can think of a few simple reasons.

    First, you may already have the latest version of Flash Player. Check out this link--it will tell you which version you currently have installed....
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    Better not tell Tulsa. Then they will charge you...

    Better not tell Tulsa. Then they will charge you to get out, as well as to get in their city.
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    My browsers have been crashing, too. (Firefox,...

    My browsers have been crashing, too. (Firefox, Opera) And it only started happening when I started visiting this site. That was about a week ago, several days before the new server--so even if it...
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    Unfortunately, that is how I feel about...

    Unfortunately, that is how I feel about refrigeration and HVAC issues. Then again, maybe that is just because I can't seem to get any professional service in this town anymore.
    lol
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    You could try asking Compaq for help. On their...

    You could try asking Compaq for help. On their homepage, there is a selection to Email a Support Specialist. I clicked on the link and there is no mention of it costing money, so it is worth a...
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    Thanks, dryguy. That is a great idea. Our...

    Thanks, dryguy. That is a great idea. Our 70-gallon residential model from Lowe's has had a hard life, and probably deserves replacement. This would be exactly the time to do that, especially...
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    So, am I understanding "service tech" correctly: ...

    So, am I understanding "service tech" correctly: You guys have been looking at this from the perspective of someone who maintains/repairs the equipment once installed. That is definitely how I...
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    Re: how 'bout them apples

    It just quit on me again twenty minutes ago, so now I have officially given up. I trashed 9.0 and re-installed 8.54.



    Good news with the server here, though. I just got an email notification...
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    Congratulations on a smooth server transition! ...

    Congratulations on a smooth server transition! Definitely the smoothest I've ever witnessed as a forum participant.

    l*k Opera has been driving me crazy lately, too. Darn that 9.0 update for...
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    Small business rocks, and hardware stores are an...

    Small business rocks, and hardware stores are an excellent example. I'm happy to pay a bit extra so that my local Ace store can retain knowledgeable staff. I'm willing to pay more at the near-by...
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    Thanks for the compliments, all. I consider...

    Thanks for the compliments, all. I consider myself very lucky. It was a catfish house for about ten years before I talked them into leasing it to me (for $500/month, with a first option on the...
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    Ken, sorry to hear that you have to work today. ...

    Ken, sorry to hear that you have to work today. Thanks for that tip--I will certainly make sure to ask for that. Some of our refrigeration equipment is so poorly designed it makes me want to...
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    http://www.yocona.com/InteriorPix/FrontRoom.htm ...

    http://www.yocona.com/InteriorPix/FrontRoom.htm

    Here is a web page with photos of our main dining room. The first picture shows the entrance to the restaurant. As you can see, our lighting is...
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    Thanks for the pictures, maxster. Sorry to be...

    Thanks for the pictures, maxster. Sorry to be dense, but are they an example of spiral ducts or canvas ducts?


    Yikes. Is that 9000 BTUs = 3/4 ton equation used for all instances? Or does a...
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    Thanks, maxster. We do indeed have high ceilings...

    Thanks, maxster. We do indeed have high ceilings throughout most of the building--which is why the attic probably won't be usable. These spiral ducts are sounding better and better.
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    LOL! Fortunately, I don't do things like most...

    LOL! Fortunately, I don't do things like most restaurant owners. Seriously though, I can't blame most of them. The fact that I own the building (okay, the bank and I own the building) makes the...
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    Thanks, Ken. Asking about the local Trane...

    Thanks, Ken. Asking about the local Trane contractor always gets the same response: best in town, but the most expensive option. I've been wondering who deals with Carrier because of the positive...
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    My favorite are the hypocrites with Pro-Life...

    My favorite are the hypocrites with Pro-Life stickers all over their cars, who drive as if they were out for blood. Seems to me that you either value life or you don't.
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