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Old 07-25-2014, 01:29 PM
 
Location: SoCal desert
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My old 'fridge must date back to the '70's or early '80's.
You should see a nice difference in electrical use with the new one too
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Old 07-25-2014, 01:34 PM
 
Location: Floyd Co, VA
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Popped in the the little village mart today when I didn't feel like running in to town for a few things. I saw a T-shirt that made me laugh out loud because it said:

Behind every great man stands a woman rolling her eyes


It's been a month since my surgery so I am now cleared to lift more than 10 pounds. However, after a such a long time of taking it easy I'm not feeling the motivation to get back to lugging home 5 gallon containers of gas for the mowers or really any other chores. Maybe tomorrow - don't want to rush in to these things.

I did take both of the dogs outside and used the furminator to take enough hair off them to make a full body wig for a small dog.
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Old 07-25-2014, 01:41 PM
 
Location: Edina, MN, USA
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Default Zugor

I was wondering how you were doing. We don't hear from you very often anymore.
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Old 07-25-2014, 03:04 PM
 
Location: University City, Philadelphia
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LMAO a woodie! Clark, do you have a basement or garage where you can keep the old fridge? My grandmother used hers constantly when entertaining; chill extra drinks, keep big platters cold, bags of ice; it was in the garage which was great because the grill was right outside, no traipsing back and forth to the kitchen.
My electric bills are high enough. I don't need another appliance. This new fridge is so large I don't think I'll need a back-up.
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Old 07-25-2014, 03:16 PM
 
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Bravo. In the supermarket, when I see some "old lady" in line, I get into a different line. What's with the counting out every penny of change? Haven't they heard--use a debit or credit card and then you don't need that change purse you purchased in 1990! Seniors make up 25% of the population in my town and I just don't get how some of them have gotten stuck in 1960. And if they need to have a conversation with the checker because they don't realize others are waiting in line and have busy lives, then please just hire an escort for companionship.
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Old 07-25-2014, 03:30 PM
 
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Wow Ryan

This little ole lady is going to make a point of counting out exact change from here on out. Especially since so many of the undereducated not little ole lady cashiers can't even do something as simple as make change.
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Old 07-25-2014, 04:43 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles area
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Bravo. In the supermarket, when I see some "old lady" in line, I get into a different line. What's with the counting out every penny of change? Haven't they heard--use a debit or credit card and then you don't need that change purse you purchased in 1990! Seniors make up 25% of the population in my town and I just don't get how some of them have gotten stuck in 1960. And if they need to have a conversation with the checker because they don't realize others are waiting in line and have busy lives, then please just hire an escort for companionship.
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Wow Ryan

This little ole lady is going to make a point of counting out exact change from here on out. Especially since so many of the undereducated not little ole lady cashiers can't even do something as simple as make change.
I pay cash in the supermarket and for most other things, but I am aware of other people behind me. I have the loose change out in my hand before the total appears just in case I want to get rid of some pennies and/or other change. I have my wallet out too, or perhaps the twenty dollar bill, or two or three twenties depending on my pre-estimation of the total bill.

I agree with Ryan that it is irritating to have somebody fumbling in her purse AFTER the total appears, but I disagree with his blanket condemnation of those who choose to pay cash.
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Old 07-25-2014, 06:19 PM
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Location: Cody, WY
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My electric bills are high enough. I don't need another appliance. This new fridge is so large I don't think I'll need a back-up.
I can't imagine not having two refrigerators; the newest appliances as well as anyhing else mechanical or electrical can fail. When I was driving my first car home from the dealership something came loose in the linkage from the transmission to the gear shift; I suddenly only had first and reverse. The car had perhaps ten miles at most on the odometer.

The dealer's people came and towed the car. I got it back the next day and loved it from that point on. But it was lucky that I had parents to call. They were ahead of me so didn't know I'd had trouble.

The only perfectly reliable refrigerator is the kind that holds a big block of ice. Remember when we called the ice boxes. They never broke down.
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Old 07-26-2014, 05:55 AM
 
Location: UpstateNY
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Boo Ryan, today I will shop with only change and no bills just so I can p1$$ off people like you. I look at an elder in front of me and think, there but for the Grace of God is me.

{{{{{{{{{{{Zugor}}}}}}}}}} glad you're back!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 07-26-2014, 06:17 AM
 
Location: Los Angeles area
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Wow Ryan

This little ole lady is going to make a point of counting out exact change from here on out. Especially since so many of the undereducated not little ole lady cashiers can't even do something as simple as make change.
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Boo Ryan, today I will shop with only change and no bills just so I can p1$$ off people like you. I look at an elder in front of me and think, there but for the Grace of God is me.
I hope you two are not really serious. The chance that poster Ryan will be one of those people behind you whom you will irritate is close to zero. I don't think you truly desire to irritate other human beings for no purpose other than that poster Ryan was a little over the top and irritated you.

In other words, I assume that your responses are more on the level of rhetoric than of reality. Our fellow human beings are all worthy of our respect; going out of our way to irritate them just engenders more ill will, of which there is already far too much in this world.
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