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Old 07-25-06, 01:21 PM
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Originally Posted by eddieo45
that intelligent, handy people might not be really proficient at spelling, typing, and punctuation.

........or capitalization.
 
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Is it the wheel bearings burning up?...or the brakes burning up? Try this test to differentiate: Coast to a stop without using the brakes. Or at least after you are down to about 15 miles an hour. Then quickly go out to your hub caps and feel them to see if they are hot. If they are hot, well then the problem is with your wheel bearings. I did such a test today. I drove right through a detour, entering the forbidden zone where hardly any cars were, so I could coast to a stop. Ice cool. Great. Now I know that it was my brakes that caused the front hubcaps to be hot the other day.

Dangerous 'fake-out': You can be behind a vehicle that has their directionals on, and if they pump the brakes at the same time, it can look like they are going to turn the other way, by the way the directionals behave!!!!

Can't figure out why a 4 blade razor should feel better on your skin when the leading edge is confronting new whiskers just like a single blade razor is.

Don't have the answer to this one either: WILL copper bottom kettles boil water faster than any other type of kettle material that is sold? (like aluminum, steel, or cast)?
 
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Old 07-26-06, 04:28 PM
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That weights won't make you jump a longer distance

That a bike is twice as fast as a unicycle.

That its better to scoop your peas when eating cause its faster.
 

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Old 07-26-06, 06:39 PM
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Originally Posted by lexmarks567
That weights won't make you jump a longer distance

That a bike is twice as fast as a unicycle.

That its better to scoop your peas when eating cause its faster.
1 response: Ha. Ummm...with the weights on, or off.

2 response: What did I just see on tv last night? An ad? Something cornball some guy was doing on his unicycle that made riding a unicycle seem REALLY nutso. I wish I could remember what the guy was doing while riding it.

3 response: That's me. Shovel in the food the fastest way possible. I really eat too fast. Today I wolfed a sandwhich for lunch and immediately went back to work.
 
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Old 07-26-06, 06:45 PM
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Originally Posted by DaVeBoy
1 response: Ha. Ummm...with the weights on, or off.

2 response: What did I just see on tv last night? An ad? Something cornball some guy was doing on his unicycle that made riding a unicycle seem REALLY nutso. I wish I could remember what the guy was doing while riding it.

3 response: That's me. Shovel in the food the fastest way possible. I really eat too fast. Today I wolfed a sandwhich for lunch and immediately went back to work.
With weights on like dumb bells one in each hand they just drag you down they don't give you more thrust forward.
 
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Old 07-27-06, 01:09 AM
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That if you try to stop the plastic fan blades of a stand fan with you finger.Depending on where you stick them you can burn it from the friction.

That if you yawn at someone they will yawn to.

That there is NO killer quick sand. You will just float.

That celery is the loudest food in Britain.

That you can make a home made hover craft with stuff around the house with plans on the internet.

That you can walk on custard when a pool is filled with it.
 
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Old 07-27-06, 04:33 AM
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Originally Posted by Annette
........or capitalization.
...a subtle statement of my lack of self-importance.
Originally Posted by lexmarks567
That its better to scoop your peas when eating cause its faster.
what's with the red "a"?
 
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Old 07-27-06, 04:46 AM
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Originally Posted by lexmarks567
That its better to scoop your peas when eating cause its faster.
But not as fast as a funnel.
 
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Old 07-27-06, 08:56 AM
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Originally Posted by eddieo45

what's with the red "a"?
DIYaddict was emphasizing what her edit was......i'm sure he originally spelled it with 2 e's.
 
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Yup. When I was reading the post..."pees" just didn't make sense.
 
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Old 07-27-06, 09:45 AM
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or at least, you were hoping it didn't!!!
 
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Old 07-27-06, 03:21 PM
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Originally Posted by lexmarks567
With weights on like dumb bells one in each hand they just drag you down they don't give you more thrust forward.
But if you first run with them...then leave them behind and run...you should be able to run like a bat out of hell. Similar to how baseball batters warm up with 2 or 3 bats, or with bat weights. Or how some golfer may do the same before teeing off. And this does indeed work. You feel like just ONE bat or club feels like a tinker toy after working out with 3 of them, and the head speed then will be more.
 
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Old 07-27-06, 03:24 PM
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Originally Posted by DIYaddict
Yup. When I was reading the post..."pees" just didn't make sense.
Hmmmm......scooping poopy would be one thing, but trying to scoop *pees* would be an interesting feat. Or should I say *feet*?
 
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Old 07-27-06, 04:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Annette
or at least, you were hoping it didn't!!!
Yup I make sure I "speell" something wrong to give her something to do when she has nothing to do at work and has nothing to reply to on here.
 

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Old 07-27-06, 05:03 PM
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Yes. I can't stand to see mispelled words.
 
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Old 07-28-06, 04:40 AM
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Originally Posted by DaVeBoy
Yes. I can't stand to see mispelled words.
Me two.
 
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Hey guys! Knock it off! You're making me look those words up in the dictionary!
 
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Old 07-28-06, 01:03 PM
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Originally Posted by DIYaddict
Hey guys! Knock it off! You're making me look those words up in the dictionary!
Look up desparate and seperate.
 
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good luck
 
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Old 07-28-06, 01:48 PM
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Originally Posted by DaVeBoy
Look up desparate and seperate.
while you're at it, look up irregardless.

Originally Posted by lexmarks567
IF you can't hear it before you see it whats the point/ To much is never enough
and Lex? if you don't correct your signature soon, i'm going to burst a blood vessel! the word is "TOO", not "TO"!!!

as in, TOO MUCH IS NEVER ENOUGH.



and what does that mean, anyway??? i thought it meant that you're one of those guys whose car stereo is thumping so loudly, my dishes shake in the cupboard, but....you don't have a car. so, what then???
 
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*I* thumped on some rich persons house 25 years ago while pounding back in a nail-pop while I was painting and something smashed in the kitchen sink inside and I hear the lady going, "My HEIRloom!...my HEIRloom!" So I go, "Oh nooooo. You're kidding! You mean some prized possession just smashed in your sink while I did that?" She then said, "That's okay. Don't worry about it." Well, at least they liked my painting. Especially my prep work with the grinder, because her husband paid me $200 more than my asking price for the job. He said he never saw anyone do such a thorough detailed job before.

Their getaway lodge (their regular house was in Houston) had "105 siding" on it and that is always fun trying to scrape or sand the peeling paint out of the curved part of each board. But that is what I did.
 
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Old 07-28-06, 02:22 PM
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Its a line from my favorite tv show monster garage.Where they take stock cars and turn them into monster machines. A limo into a fire truck.The list goes on. The best part the car must apper to be stock.And it means cars that have a LOUD engine that shakes the ground as it goes buy with LOUD mufflers.
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and what does that mean, anyway??? i thought it meant that you're one of those guys whose car stereo is thumping so loudly, my dishes shake in the cupboard, but....you don't have a car. so, what then???
 
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