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re: Nice boots for going out- need help finding - lsujro
[quote]Those are high top dress shoes, not boots[/quote] they are what op said he wanted. i'm not judging the shoes themselves. fwiw, there are several categories of boots. i have several pair in multiple styles that each serve a purpose. ...
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re: Nice boots for going out- need help finding - lsujro
$70. [link=(http://www.jcpenney.com/stafford-deacon-mens-wingtip-leather-boots/prod.jump?ppId=pp5004560043)]LINK[/link] [img]http://s7d9.scene7.com/is/image/JCPenney/DP0902201417014697M.tif?hei=380&wid=380&op_usm=.4,.8,0,0&resmode=sharp2[/img]...
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re: Best tech purchase you've recently made - lsujro
[quote]I do find that I need to empty the bin a couple of times during its cleaning cycle. The bin is rather small, and I have several pets so it fills quick. Other than that, no problems at all. [/quote] we have one very large dog and the vac can do a full run without needing to be emptied. i ...
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re: Anyone here brew coffee with a Chemex? General Coffee Discussion Welcome - lsujro
[link=(http://www.amazon.com/Chemex-Ottomatic-Coffeemaker/dp/B0147M12RG/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1461335979&sr=8-1&keywords=chemex+ottomatic)]LINK[/link] [img]http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61rl7tFtJ-L._SL1368_.jpg[/img]...
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re: This or that game - lsujro
[quote]have you ever installed one?[/quote] i installed one last weekend in about 30 mins. i had never installed a thermostat before, but i'm somewhat familiar with electrical wiring and general construction stuff. it is pretty much idiot proof though - they even give you little labels for your ...
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re: Is Nest still the preferred thermostat? - lsujro
i bought the ecobee last weekend. my remote sensor hasn't been functioning properly, but otherwise i like it. their customer service is fantastic. took me ~30 seconds to get tech support and get a new sensor dropped in the mail to me. never heard of smart vents - i may look into those as well...
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re: the great tablet debate - lsujro
[quote] As far as what i am looking for: portability, a decent size screen, and the ability to download movies and games for flights[/quote] kindle fire? ...
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re: Sellers closing cost? - lsujro
norm is buyer pays closing. mostly related to title attorney and mortgage issues, which aren't your concern. you'll be responsible for expenses you would normally pay up until the date of sale (eg property taxes for that period)....
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re: Wireless Optical Cable from TV to Receiver - lsujro
[quote]Any suggestions?[/quote] i'm not in nola, but you could probably just google new orleans a/v installers. probably wouldn't take them an hour to do it. order cheap cable from amazon or monoprice beforehand. i don't think you can run an optical that long, but your setup should work with hdmi...
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re: Wireless Optical Cable from TV to Receiver - lsujro
[quote]Ok, so my home theatre system is a bit unique but basically our TV is wall mounted but we can't really wire anything through the wall without reconstruction to that sheet rock and drilling through a fire retardant board.[/quote] seems like it wouldn't be that hard to do this. drill a hole ...
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re: Apple admits to screwing you - lsujro
[quote]My turntable from the 1970's still works. Now get the hell off of my lawn! [/quote] :bow: ...
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re: Apple admits to screwing you - lsujro
[quote]I know the answer to all of these, and the answer is the same for each. Doesn't mean that it's fair, though. [/quote] huh? they don't update all models because at some point it becomes absurd to update antiquated technology that can't even run the new version of the software. this same...
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re: Apple admits to screwing you - lsujro
[quote]Apple admits to screwing you[/quote] i'm not sure the article says what you think it says. [quote]Years of use, which are based on first owners, are assumed to be four years for OS X and tvOS devices and three years for iOS and watchOS devices.” Apple did not take into consideration th...
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re: Best 65' 4k TV - lsujro
[quote]Just go into any retail store and watch 5 minutes on the Vizio then go immediately to a Samsung. There's a solid gap in quality. [/quote] :lol: that's a great way to judge tv quality. i'm sure the store doesn't want to sell tv's at twice the price, and they would never mess with setting...
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re: Suggestions on where to find a nice wall-mounted mailbox in BR? - lsujro
try one of those specialty hardware stores like goodwood...
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re: Booze as a gift - lsujro
[quote]a middle-aged lesbian[/quote] masculine or feminine? if masculine, i'd say bourbon because even scotch drinkers will appreciate a good bourbon. otherwise, go with red wine. oh and by good i mean something small batch - not something you can buy at the drug store (ie not makers, knob, ...
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re: Any recommendations on books regarding historical aspects of WW2? - lsujro
not a book but the documentary series WW2 in color on netflix was great. it is entirely composed of remastered film from the war. i'm looking for another similar doc to watch now, but haven't found any that are as thorough. ...
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re: Why can you not find Yuengling in south Louisiana? - lsujro
[quote]They even loan a lot of money to startup craft breweries. [/quote] also give craft brewers access to their business information, ie. accounting, hr, logistics, etc. ...
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re: XFinity home vs ADT - lsujro
i pay $25 to a local company, but i get one month per year free, so more like $23. very satisfied with local service. ADT is a rip off, imo. comcast is about the same thing - i would never voluntarily give them any more of my business. ...
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re: Kirkland OTC Drugs. - lsujro
i do the same thing on amazon. year's supply of generic claritin is like $10. why anyone would buy name brand is beyond me ...
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