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Does Amazon think we're hooked

May 31, 2016, 3:14 pm

Simple switch, $5.15 on Amazon http://www.amazon.com/QVS-PA-1P-Single-Port-Adapter-Switch/dp/B007GJ5DN2/ref=sr_1_10?ie=UTF8&qid=1464720143&sr=8-10&keywords=inline+switch Same switch, $2.99 at Home ... Read more »

OT: I bet the Americans on here don't know who wrote the music to your nati...

May 31, 2016, 2:42 pm

It was an Englishman called John Stafford Smith who composed the music. -- Bod Read more »

UK city named as 'cocaine capital of Europe' for second year running

May 31, 2016, 11:50 am

The study named London as Europe's 'cocaine capital http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/uk-city-named-cocaine-capital-8089019 -- Bod Read more »

Burpford: Windopws died yesterday!

May 31, 2016, 6:41 am

Hey Burpford: Windowps died years ago. Support for that crap can be cut now. Microshaft is worth about 75% of google - a Linux company. Facebook is a Linux company, so is Amazon, Reddit, IBM, Ora... Read more »

OT? Insects, esp. moths, what wiill they do?

May 31, 2016, 3:02 am

What harm does it do if bugs fly into the house? Mostly moths and a small number with spindly legs. I don't have any all-wool suits. They are all wool and ??polyester??, or some blend that m... Read more »

Re: OT, WWII History

May 30, 2016, 8:51 pm

Cut rest. Ebay UK does have a German Morse Code machine. 307 British pounds or 450 U.S. dollars. It's supposed to be from about 1954 to 1960 timewise. -- Using Opera's mail client: htt... Read more »

price of AAA alkaline

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May 30, 2016, 5:49 pm

Why are AAA alkaline batteries as expensive as AA, per battery? I've gotten AA as low as 20 cents a piece, but I don't need AA. I need AAA and shouldn't they be cheaper since they're smaller. ... Read more »

OT When is evening to you?

May 30, 2016, 1:29 pm

Just out of curiosity. When does evening start to you? Sundown? 5 PM? 6 PM? 7 PM? To me it's about 6 PM. I wonder if the part of the country where you were raised would matter? Or where you cur... Read more »

Lawn sprinkler question

May 30, 2016, 12:55 pm

I have a line of about 5 heads. The ones farthest away from the valve are working perfectly. The 3 closest to valve only go part way up and if I manually pull them up, they often stay up even aft... Read more »

Garage door sticking after closed and in the direct sun. Sticking on the we...

May 30, 2016, 11:45 am

Need a good lubricant that last in direct sun light door faces west and sticks after door is closed for a period. Read more »

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Double hung vinyl window hard to raise rating: 5

I've gone through the usual steps of cleaning the tracks and spiral springs, then lubricating them with a silicone spray, paying particular attention to the springs. Still too hard to raise from ... Read more »

Hardibacker for kitchen tile backsplash? rating: 5

Hello, I typically see kitchen tile backsplashes attached to drywall with mastic. Is there any reason not to use Hardibacker and regular thinset for a tile backsplash? Walls are 9' tall, meaning I... Read more »

Sump Pump problem rating: 5

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A little background... I bought my house with a full finished basement in 2004. A sump pump is located in the boiler room and is there for the toilet, sink and shower in the basement bathroom We nev... Read more »

tubeless tire repair for a hand truck rating: 5

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got frustrated today..i tried to air up my hand truck tires and nothing so I read an article on this site that said to put a band around the tire tight enough so there is no air seepage, I though w... Read more »

blue-green crystals forming at gas water heater junctions rating: 5

Our heater is about 6 months old. We knew the inlet pipe had a tiny leak and have been watching it hoping impurities would fill it up. Instead a soft crystalline growth is forming at several places o... Read more »

Gaze upon this mountain of debt and despair all who toil under it. rating: 5

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTBODoBaCns Lady liberty holds down her torch and is dumbstruck by the sight. Read more »

Wiring 'Dual Master' motion sensing lights rating: 5

I picked up a pair of Heath/Zenith Dual Brite Motion sensing porch lights. Mod# sl-4151-br1-b. The kind you can set to stay on dim all night but turn on bright when motion is detected. I'm going to... Read more »

dripping bathroom faucet: fix or replace? rating: 5

The faucet in my bathroom sink is one of the ones with a single handle that lifts up to turn on, swings right for cold and left for hot. It started dripping a couple of days ago. Is there likely to b... Read more »

Porch deck finishing choices rating: 5

Hello, I'm replacing the deck of my covered, open porch. The new deck is 5/4 x 4 redwood v-notch T&G. [Obviously solid boards with a gap would provide better drainage, but IMHO that is too informa... Read more »

LED bulbs won't turn off in outdoor light/motion sensor base. rating: 5

I replaced incandescent flood bulbs on outdoor light/motion sensor base and the LED bulbs stay on all the time, day & night. Is it a technology problem? Do I need to put incandescent bulbs back in, o... Read more »

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