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Do you check and clean the dryer lint filter before or after starting a load of clothes?

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7 (50%)
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Both; can't be too careful or too tidy
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Do what now?
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Author Topic: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence  (Read 317844 times)

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Offline HighPockets

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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #7785 on: March 16, 2018, 03:39:03 PM »
Miami bridge collapsed as cables were being tightened following 'stress test'
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2018/03/16/authorities-miami-bridge-collapsed-cables-were-being-tightened-following-stress-test/431392002/

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Renderings showed a tall, off-center tower with supporting cables attached to the walkway. When the bridge fell, the main tower had not yet been put in place, and it was unclear what builders were using as temporary supports.

Seems like a dumb way to build a bridge. 950 tons, you might want to put the supports up first.
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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #7786 on: March 23, 2018, 12:01:56 PM »
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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #7787 on: March 28, 2018, 09:55:16 AM »
Happy Birthday AQB, Hope you had the best piece of cake for breakfast evar! :greatgift: :lovewcc: (can't find the birthday cake icon...)
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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #7788 on: March 28, 2018, 02:31:39 PM »
Happy Birthday AQB, Hope you had the best piece of cake for breakfast evar! :greatgift: :lovewcc: (can't find the birthday cake icon...)

Happy birthday, HighPockets!  :love:  I was always disappointed that my cake layers weren't as high as shown on the box, so I bought two boxes of Betty Cracker mix and made a three-layer cake.  Frosted in Betty's chocolate, with homemade buttercream (strawberry and peanut butter) between the layers.

It's a lotta cake. 

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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #7789 on: March 28, 2018, 03:21:51 PM »
Oh yeah baby. Show us your cake!
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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #7790 on: April 03, 2018, 02:29:11 AM »
TIL: Windows key + shift + left/right arrow switches monitors for the active application.

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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #7791 on: April 03, 2018, 03:49:58 PM »
TIL: Windows key + shift + left/right arrow switches monitors for the active application.
Try Ctrl-Alt-down arrow.

We used to do that one to people who forgot to lock their screens as a prank.
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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #7792 on: April 14, 2018, 02:57:57 PM »
Thought I might weld something for the first time ever. I've got access to some kind of welder, a mask, weldings rods, and a torn plate on an office chair. But it turns out the setup is for much bigger objects.

Next step, figure out how much it would cost to pay someone to weld the component.

Edit: Still don't know. Bought a new chair, but also remembered why I was trying to be frugal.
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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #7793 on: April 17, 2018, 06:57:26 PM »
Some fella in a Facebook group just referred to himself as "an ordained non denominational Bible only minister."  What the billy blue blazes is THAT?  How do you get ordained outside of a formal denomination?  I suspect that he's using "ordained" simply to mean he "got the call."
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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #7794 on: April 18, 2018, 03:24:40 AM »
Some fella in a Facebook group just referred to himself as "an ordained non denominational Bible only minister."  What the billy blue blazes is THAT?  How do you get ordained outside of a formal denomination?  I suspect that he's using "ordained" simply to mean he "got the call."

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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #7795 on: April 24, 2018, 12:44:56 PM »
New guy at work - very young, fresh out of college.  Kind of a metro-sexual type, wears tight pants that don't come down to his ankles.  I don't know if he's really hip or just a nerd... OK with me either way, but he makes me realize how out of it I am.
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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #7796 on: April 24, 2018, 01:52:24 PM »
New guy at work - very young, fresh out of college.  Kind of a metro-sexual type, wears tight pants that don't come down to his ankles.  I don't know if he's really hip or just a nerd... OK with me either way, but he makes me realize how out of it I am.
We have a new women here that occasionally wears leather pants.  Most folks are in jeans pullover shirts.

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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #7797 on: April 24, 2018, 06:32:21 PM »
I just got a message in linkedin about a job with a company lead by a serial entrepreneur.  My first thought is, so a guy that's gonna sell the outfit at the first chance he gets.

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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #7798 on: April 24, 2018, 07:02:20 PM »
New guy at work - very young, fresh out of college.  Kind of a metro-sexual type, wears tight pants that don't come down to his ankles.  I don't know if he's really hip or just a nerd... OK with me either way, but he makes me realize how out of it I am.

Ahhh, 2012. It's time to bring this back around.



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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #7799 on: April 25, 2018, 07:42:50 AM »
We're all familiar with the "Deepak Chopra or Deepak Generator" and "Trump or Michael Scott" style twitter accounts that put quotes up that could be attributed to either, right?

Jordan Peterson or Islamist Cleric https://twitter.com/jbporcleric

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