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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:28 PM

Re: Generous Pensions

<<Clearly so, but what you're effectively saying is that it was okay to lie about what the pension terms were. If the "powers that be" negotiated that deal into place they can't reneg on it later. Of course, most of the employee [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 3:50 PM

Re: gas stove

<<. The 125-gallon tank is located 30 or 25-feet from the house under a magnolia tree and next to gardenia bush. I have the tank refilled once a year in June and I usually use around 35 gallons of propane per year for cooking. The gas company [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:39 PM

Re: DIY is in decline -men too soft

<<I don't know why they had to bring traditional roles into it at all, shockingly, I've never seen anyone operate power equipment with their genitals.

GSF >>


Yuck, yuck.



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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:20 PM

Re: Generous Pensions

<<In contrast, a decision by Klein to reject Stockton's plan — opening the door for the city to slash retirement checks — "would create shock waves throughout California" and to a lesser degree across the country, said Michelle Wilde [more]

Wed Oct 29

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 7:06 PM

Re: gas stove

<<In order to burn with a blue flame, the gas/air mix has to be right. So changing gases with different fuel values means the size of the air vents needs to be changed or adjusted on each burner.
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That's right --- [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 7:00 PM

Re: gas stove

<<but this time we will arrange to have the propane tank buried. >>


Ummmm. Burying steel cyclinder full of flammable gas and liquid requires careful and correct cathodic protectioon and periodic monitoring to avoid [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:53 PM

Re: DIY is in decline -men too soft

<<Speaking of jobs outside of stereotypical gender roles...I used to get double-takes as one of the few woman farriers (horseshoers) in the Northeast. Well, not that many of us anywhere, for that matter. Although, numbers have been going up [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:47 PM

Re: DIY is in decline -men too soft

"Cooking At Home In Decline - Women Too Lazy"




Heh, heh!



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SeattlePioneer replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 2:45 PM

Re: gas stove

Plan to buy a stove designed to use propane. You can convert stoves from natural gas to propane, but I'd avoid doing that ---it's not a DIY job.


And you'd need to have or install a gas piping system for propane which ought to be [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:39 PM

Re: A must read for every voter

Typical liberal baloney.

You guys still don't have a clue as to what motivates your lower middle class and working class political opposition.

But keep it up. It helps insure Republican victories at the polls.

Not that [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:33 PM

Re: Plutocrats Against Democracy

<<Marxists still imagine that your money determines your politics.

Nowadays, it's grad school. Didn't you get the memo? >>



Heh, heh! That's more plausible.

Does that mean that most people with [more]

Tue Oct 28

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:50 PM

Re: Gardening and Seeds

Pretty amusing thread!



I really started it as an excuse to talk about my carrot seeds:


<<The first year I planted lettuce I saved the seeds, and have been doing so for three years now.

Last year I let [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:47 PM

Re: Gardening and Seeds

<<I have the right >> What follows this is political.


<<I have the right >> " "


<<Other people have the right >> What follows this is political.


<<What I [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 4:55 PM

Re: My Attic

in front of the equipment so that it could be worked on safely and with a degree of comfort.


Trying to do repairs on equipment while your knees are on top of 2x6s is not conducive to getting good results.



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SeattlePioneer replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 4:53 PM

Re: My Attic

<<Does my plan make sense?>>


All good ideas in my opinion.



The gas utility I used to work for REQUIRED that if customers wanted utility repairman to work on their equipment, that a light be provided and [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 4:51 PM

Re: DIY is in decline -men too soft

I don't suppose anyone even considers that boys and girls are different.


Despite all the screwy ideas of a lot of parents and government, they often grow up OK after all.



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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 4:49 PM

Re: Padding medical bills with new fees

<<So, guess I'm just feeling defensive as a physician, or ex-physician and my point is that the entire system from pharmaceutical companies, hospitals/hospital administration, insurers and physicians is screwed up. I wish I had words of how to [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4:37 PM

Re: Plutocrats Against Democracy

<<Those dreaded Hollywood elites you keep scoffing at: about 95% of them are liberal.

Who knew the very successful were so self-hating?
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Marxists still imagine that your money determines your [more]

Mon Oct 27

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 6:07 PM

Re: The Cheapest Generation

I didn't drive or even have a licence until I was 24, out of grad school and had a job that required that I drive (and paid for gas, oil and a nice monthly car allowance.


Walking, biking and transit allowed me a low cost lifestyle that [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:04 PM

Re: Plutocrats Against Democracy

<<As a former DE for five years in the same council and districts I can tell you firsthand all National cares about from its pro scouters are MONEY and numbers units and youth being a distant second. >>



I don't know [more]

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