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  1. argonbeam May 10, 2018

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    Yikes, let me know how it goes in case the one in mine goes kaput.
     
  2. argonbeam May 10, 2018

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    Treasury I series bonds. First time in years the fixed interest rate has been something other than 0 or 10 basis points. Oh, and a CD ladder for the first time in years. Would probably be more interesting on the Morningstar forum :unsure:
     
  3. Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. May 10, 2018

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    It's fine. I have a new shitty info system. I'm actually better at programming it now.
     
  4. Gurn May 14, 2018

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    IMG_20180514_074809.jpg IMG_20180514_074817.jpg New but "not working" dishwasher and small fridge ( perfect for my workshop) at Lowe's for $20 each. Got them both working today without even buying a part.
     
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  5. BenBagbag May 14, 2018

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    Cool. Whatdya need to do?
     
  6. Gurn May 14, 2018

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    The dishwasher must have fallen off a fork lift. The bottom frame was bent. Straightened that up and installed it. My old one was about 15 years old. Always wanted one that was stainless steel inside.
    The fridge just had a bad spot on the starter relay. Cleaned it and it started cooling.
     
  7. BenBagbag May 14, 2018

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    This is just as cool to me as finding a nice watch at a thrift store. Awesome. :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
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  8. omg smstr May 19, 2018

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    I've got my first classic car today
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    While driving the 70 miles to get back home
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    MGB GT '72 ex Californian, now Parisian
     
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  9. proximal May 20, 2018

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    Kitchen's done. It's all new, down to the pots and pans.

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  10. STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector May 21, 2018

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    New fire pit/BBQ
    We got a local art guy to make it for the back yard (crap phone pics)
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  11. GuiltyBoomerang May 21, 2018

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    New toothbrush...after the most painful dentist visit I've had in a while :confused:

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    And going to figure out a way to stash my watches in this vintage Loewe briefcase.

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  12. Gurn May 21, 2018

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    Beautiful! Fun cars. The first car I bought out of high school was a 10 year old MG Midget. Boy, I wish I had kept it. Have fun!
     
  13. cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member May 21, 2018

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    Glad to see you didn't put that off :thumbsup:
     
  14. SouthernScot May 21, 2018

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    Had an almost identical one many years ago, great fun and easy to maintain yourself, try that on a modern. Had to sell when first son was born, but it is still the only car I have ever made money on!
     
  15. staristheanswer May 28, 2018

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    I use the same toothbrush 7 years.It was recommended from the dentist.
     
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  16. yyir Jun 7, 2018

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    Donut time...

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  17. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Jun 13, 2018

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    Vrooom,

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    Not for myself but for my two daughters.
     
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  18. Rodchop09 Jun 16, 2018

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    351170880_IMG_2608.JPG 351170880_IMG_2610.JPG 351170880_IMG_2609.JPG Another passion, vintage sunglasses These are very rare Oliver Goldsmith 70's-80's two dogs sunnies. Different stand out styles were mad in lmt edition for Wimbledon tournaments.
     
  19. Professor Jun 16, 2018

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    I learned to drive in a 1961 MGA. My older brother later bought a nice MGB. Both would short out if you just drove past a puddle of water.
    Finally found that the thin paper spacer under the points of the MGB had a tiny tear in it. No wonder the British never got far with their space program.
    Great handling though, liked both much better than brother's 58 Corvette.

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    Bought a nice bathroom sink faucet set. Already got a new kitchen faucet set. I'll be replacing all my plumbing fixtures and water heater this summer, and probably my clothes drier as well.
    I'll have to put off rebuilding a couple of windows and a paint job.
    The old homestead is like that carriage in the poem where every thing wears out at the same time.
     
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  20. staristheanswer Jun 19, 2018

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    Bought this old silver bracelet today. 35841609_929770420542993_3825691116175360000_n.jpg 35548026_929770333876335_2822438591790055424_n.jpg 35558008_929770393876329_314839541091401728_n.jpg 35547533_929770680542967_1541760587724226560_n.jpg 35643799_929770283876340_8039341212244639744_n.jpg 35800796_929770460542989_6016515824620142592_n.jpg
     
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