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BlueGrits replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 10:17 PM

Re: J.J. Watt Thrifty Despite Huge Contract

Watt is thoroughly loved & adored throughout the city of Houston. His charity work is amazing and his general philosophy is "I know I'm extremely fortunate to be where I am and I know this is all fleeting so I've got to do the best I can to [more]

Mon Jan 26

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BlueGrits posted to the Political Asylum board. 4:45 PM

Why the well went dry....

"Three years of drought, decades of overuse and now the oil industry's outsize demands on water for fracking are running down reservoirs and underground aquifers. And climate change is making things worse.

In Texas alone, about 30 [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 3:49 PM

Re: Heisenberg, Schrodinger and Ohm are in a car

Heisenberg waves goodbye as he turns the corner per the righthand rule.

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:43 PM

Re: More French oppression

Moon Unit and Dweezil will be up in arms.

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BlueGrits posted to the Political Asylum board. 11:32 AM

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar vs. Bill O'Reilly

""When the Ku Klux Klan burn a cross in a black family's yard, prominent Christians aren't required to explain how these aren't really Christian acts. Most people already realize that the KKK doesn't represent Christian teachings. That's [more]

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BlueGrits posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:40 AM

New Blood Sugar Measuring Device

"Forget Needles—Temporary Tattoos Could Give Diabetics a Pain-Free Way to Monitor Blood Sugar"

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BlueGrits replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 1:34 AM

Re: Mosquito Nets Creating Environmental Hazards

They can at least take comfort that their struggle to eat while still protecting themselves from malaria provides a target for your political barbs.

Well played, sir, well played.

Sun Jan 25

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BlueGrits posted to the Political Asylum board. 10:37 AM

BJ in IA

On the political stump in Iowa, Bobby Jindal ends his speech "Our God wins."

I don't have a problem with him being religious, but when your campaign is about making your religion "win", that's downright scary.

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BlueGrits replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 2:30 AM

Re: Ethernet Router Question

If you already have a cable strung, and it's working and not causing inconvenience or ugliness, there's no obvious benefit to removing it.

Well, that's kinda where I started with the OP -- that I just wanted to get rid of some wires [more]

Sat Jan 24

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:35 PM

Re: Too traitorous for Fox!!

Huh.

Reading the subject, I thought you were going to write about Ollie North.

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BlueGrits posted to the Political Asylum board. 9:31 PM

God-given rights

http://www.natchezdemocrat.com/2015/01/24/legislator-seeks-t...

MS legislators push to eliminate hunting & fishing licenses because [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:19 PM

Re: Turkey joining EU?

OTOH, Turkey is a major economic power....

"Turkey has the world's 17th largest nominal GDP,[36] and 15th largest GDP by PPP.[36] The country is a founding member of the OECD (1961) and the G-20 major economies (1999). Since December [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 7:12 PM

Re: Ethernet Router Question

The item in question is a NetGear ProSafe 8 Port Gigabit Switch GS108

http://www.cnet.com/products/netgear-gs108-prosafe-8-port-gi...

I [more]

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BlueGrits posted to the Political Asylum board. 12:11 AM

Watches "Selma" & Sees ISIS

"Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) on Thursday drew an interesting lesson from the critically-acclaimed movie "Selma," saying it reminded him of the importance of fighting radical Islam."

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Fri Jan 23

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BlueGrits replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 10:59 PM

Re: Composite Decking

Paint/Stain might be an option, but if DW says "redwood" and I have to make the rest match, then the HOA might get involved. It's more than the hassle of just doing the work.

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BlueGrits replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 6:35 PM

Re: Ethernet Router Question

warrl,

My description probably wasn't very good, so let me give it another shot because I'm not sure I fully understood your answer....

The ATT line comes into the house and connects to the ATT modem/router which has four ethernet [more]

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BlueGrits posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 3:38 PM

Ethernet Router Question

We have a number of devices in our a/v system which have ethernet links -- TV, ATT Uverse cable box, Wii, Roku, & Blu-ray player.

Everything goes through a router except the ATT cable box (which has a homerun line directly to the ATT [more]

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BlueGrits replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 2:18 PM

Re: Composite Decking

On -- one more thing. This deck will catch a lot of sun so it's important that it not fade. Also, if there are some which tend to remain cooler than others, that'd help too.

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BlueGrits replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 2:17 PM

Re: Composite Decking

Oh, yes -- I definitely agree. Some level of maintenance will be required but that amount can be minimized.

One of the things I'm struggling with is aesthetics, specifically the color the new floor boards as they relate to the wood which [more]

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BlueGrits posted to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 11:09 AM

Composite Decking

Our second-floor MBR has deck about 17' long by 6' deep. From ground level, it's about 15' up in the air. Construction is solid in terms of the posts and ledger board, however the the cedar flooring and rails aren't in the best of shape after 17 [more]

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