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re: What are some basic meals you cook regularly? - TU Rob
I find we end up cooking more of what the kids will enjoy than getting cute with our cooking these days. Boxed pastas are great. Anything from Mac n cheese, Hamburger Helper Stroganoff, and some of those Lipton chicken flavored noodles. Makes a great side for just about anything. Rice is ano...
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re: Need advice: 1911 SA v SP2022 DA/SA v S&W Shield - TU Rob
I prefer striker fired. I had a Ruger 9mm, and that long first trigger pull turned me off to the DA/SA guns. Follow up was great as it was a short pull and much easier to shoot that way. I want every trigger pull to feel the same, especially on a carry/home defense gun. Shoot it enough until it ...
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re: McDonalds "Grand Mac" - TU Rob
[quote]Maybe the health craze is over with and we are back to fatty USA [/quote] #MAFA...
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re: Re-engineneered Wood Flooring - TU Rob
[quote]ETA: Flooring gets discontinued about as frequently as Iphones so I would check around online so see if anyone still has the floor you are looking to add to in stock, but there might be some variations between lot runs, but you should be able to mix the boxes and eliminate that issue.[/quote]...
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re: Is three screens too much/overkill at a workstation? - TU Rob
I've done three before when I had a laptop with a docking station and a dual monitor set up. I usually just docked it and closed the lid, but every now and then I would need the space. When working with excel, our GL program, and our reporting software at the same time, it came in handy. Also whe...
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re: New windshields are awesome - TU Rob
[quote]Why is it I always get a rock on a new windshield within 2 weeks of getting it and rarely get another after that?[/quote] That's just how it works. I had a new Dodge Ram back in 2000. They were doing a ton of road work between Dothan and Troy. Caught a rock one day and it spread a thin ...
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re: Coincidence or not? - TU Rob
Mine does the same thing. When I get in my car at home most mornings it gives me a traffic alert along my usual route. Thursday mornings it gives me traffic to where I go that morning. Wednesday afternoon it gives me traffic to church. Other afternoons it gives me traffic home. ...
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re: How Many Of Y'all Eat At Cafeterias? - TU Rob
Smoke house steak and seafood on Finley is the one I was thinking about. And we don't have Shoney's. Closest is Clanton. ...
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re: How Many Of Y'all Eat At Cafeterias? - TU Rob
Yeah there are several in BHM. There's one over in front of the grocers place near 78 that was good years ago. Haven't been there in a while so it may not be open. But what I miss is a Shoney's breakfast buffet. Every Friday morning in HS the football team and cheerleaders would meet there for b...
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re: Storage of ammo in mags, long/short term? - TU Rob
[quote]The only thing that will make springs weak is the motion of compression and expansion. One or the other won't do anything. My advice is to keep them loaded.[/quote] Exactly. They're not going to be noticeably weaker over time unless you're using them a ton. I keep all of mine loaded. ...
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re: Sportscaster Mike Raita let go at Birmingham TV station ABC 33/40 - TU Rob
[quote]I remember going to my grandparents in Demopolis and thinking it was wild they had multiples of every network [/quote] It was similar in Dothan. Not every network, but we had two NBC Channels. WTVY is a local CBS affiliate and probably the biggest station for local news, WDHN is ABC, WD...
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re: Anyone care to share experiences/opinions on Lexapro? - TU Rob
About the only one my wife can stand. She takes a very low dose in the mornings. She had switched around to a few different ones, but landed back with Lexapro and it is enough to ease her anxiety without making her feel numb....
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re: If you drive a minivan have you given up on life? - TU Rob
[quote]Have you actually seen a Honda Odyssey up close lately? I know most people think of them as a "typical minivan" bc I did too, but these arent your parents Aerostars anymore. They are loaded out, really simple for the kids to pile into, and very smooth and fuel efficient. Plus the amount of c...
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re: If you drive a minivan have you given up on life? - TU Rob
[quote]When my oldest son got his license the minivan became his. He gets a lot of shite at school for it but he doesn't complain cuz it gets him where he needs to go. We're getting him a car for his 18th birthday, I think he has been humbled enough [/quote] Make sure the backseat is large enoug...
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re: If you drive a minivan have you given up on life? - TU Rob
[quote]Suburban, Yukon XL, Escalade ESV, and Expedition EL. None of them will ride as smooth or be as fuel efficient as a minivan though. And they all cost significantly more[/quote] My wife found some cabinets on a trading site and I went to pick them up. The guy I bought them from said that ...
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re: If you drive a minivan have you given up on life? - TU Rob
I drive my wife's sienna when we're all going somewhere together. I can lay down the back row and take the middle seats out and stack plywood and lumber in it. 8 feet of space. I can pack for a week long trip with a family of 4. Hard to do all that in any SUV. ...
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re: Anybody ever reheat McDonald's fries in the frying pan? - TU Rob
[quote]Who has left over fries from McDonald's?[/quote] This. The fries never make it home. By that time it is just the burgers and chicken nuggets left....
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re: What if N C State Kicker makes that 33 yd Field Goal? - TU Rob
[quote]Troy got curb stomped by the refs in Clemson. Was really fricked up [/quote] 14 point swing on a fumble that our player was taking to the house. Funny how the whistle never blew while his progress was stopped but still churning. Refs hoping he punches it in. First whistle I heard was whe...
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re: What if N C State Kicker makes that 33 yd Field Goal? - TU Rob
What if Clemson didn't need the refs help against every team they faced from Alabama this year?...
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re: Chicken may have to go away while he is mourning - TU Rob
I may have missed it since sometimes pics are blocked at work, but has the South Park Bono made an appearance yet?...
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