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elQu replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:03 PM

Re: So! Speaking of traveling...

Besides booking accomodations that have a mini-fridge and microwave, we often travel with an induction burner, a pot, skillet and a few basic utensils. That lets us cook up simple dishes in-room even when we might not have a hotel room with a full [more]

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elQu replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:10 PM

Re: Budget Meal

Today's budget meal - a faux Chinese stir-fry with "clean-out-the-fridge" ingredients

Start with:

Bone-in chicken breasts for 89 cents/lb. Cut breast off bone and chunk. Reserve bone with meat for stock later. I had 2 [more]

Mon Apr 24

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elQu replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 3:00 PM

Re: LED bulbs

The one I've had issues with is the Lutron Caseta...and now that you made me google and remember the name, I find that there is a procedure for adjusting "low end trim" performance for LEDs. Of course, I never bothered with this [more]

Sun Apr 23

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elQu replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 12:25 PM

Re: LED bulbs

There are these. They are dimmable as well.

http://www.ledlightingdepot.com/us/all/products/RCACE-4-290D...

Sat Apr 22

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elQu replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 3:36 PM

Re: Lawn mower won't start

It's against the law to sell leaded gas, except at airports, and then only for small aircraft. It's highly unlikely you would find leaded gas at a "gas station".

It's banned for on-road use, but it's still [more]

Thu Apr 20

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elQu replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 8:42 AM

Re: Lawn mower won't start

Check the Details link for each location too. Sometimes at the gas stations, it's *leaded* as well as ethanol-free. The small engine repair shops around here usually sell just the quarts, which are expensive. Even the pump leaded options, the [more]

Mon Apr 17

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elQu replied to the Best Travel Spots/Tips board. 2:23 PM

Re: Hotel booking websites Rant

If you have trouble clearing cookies and browser history, try using a different computer at work, the library, a friend, etc and see what happens.

Also, is Airbnb an option for you, depending on what features you want for your overnight [more]

Thu Apr 13

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elQu replied to the Best Travel Spots/Tips board. 6:04 PM

Re: Rental car age limits

Are you booking directly with Fox? Their website does not list a maximum age limit:
https://www.foxrentacar.com/en/faqs.html

I did a generic test reservation on their website for [more]

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elQu replied to the Best Travel Spots/Tips board. 6:41 AM

Re: Luggage

How are these socks in warmer climates? I don't need much in the way of warm clothes for most of the year in Arizona. Nor when I travel to Hawaii or Mexico, etc. "Warm" just usually isn't a concern. :-)

So I would need
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Tue Apr 11

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elQu replied to the Best Travel Spots/Tips board. 2:39 PM

Re: Luggage

Smart Wool. Totally love these. I itch with regular wool. If I wear Smartwool for multiple days, there's no smell. And no itch. Sidebar - coupled with Hothands toewarmers, I had totally toasty toes this winter.

I am experimenting with [more]

Wed Apr 5

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elQu replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 11:14 AM

Re: Should have seen this one coming

We have 3 tankless heaters in Portugal. One is 10 years old, one is 20+/-, the last is for sure 20+. All with pilots.

We've never had to do de-scaling on any of them. They are all on city water. The water for the 20 year old tends to [more]

Mon Apr 3

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elQu replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 9:41 AM

Re: 2017 Impreza weak skin -- update

There are various suction and pneumatic dent pullers you could get if you want to DIY removing the dent.

I know of them, but haven't had to use one myself. Maybe someone else on the board will have tips on types, models and [more]

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elQu replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 6:50 AM

Re: Bath Vent Fans

Here are a couple examples, xtn:
http://www.supplyhouse.com/Broan-682-Model-682-Duct-Free-Ven...

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elQu replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 6:44 AM

Re: Bath Vent Fans

Laura if you read some of the 19 posts in this thread that precede yours, you will discover 3 different individuals all point in the same direction regarding the request you posted.

Sorry, no. None of the suggestions apply. As I [more]

Fri Mar 31

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 7:07 PM

Re: Risk of Opiod Dependency

For some, possibly even for most, but the generalization of data as applied to an individual is where one runs into problems.

This. Side topic - I am a apparently a fast metabolizer when it comes to novacaine for dental procedures. [more]

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elQu replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 6:49 PM

Re: Bath Vent Fans

Does anyone have suggestions for quiet, duct-free ventilation fans? Our condo was built with those and they are 30+years old, no charcoal filter (or any filter) and gawd-awful noisy.

I'be seen a couple basic ones from Broan and Nu-tone [more]

Sat Mar 18

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elQu replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:36 PM

Re: Mixed feelings about GoFundMe instead of flo

And since the search engine is less than optimum, these links to old threads might give some more helpful info:

helpful:

Wills, Funerals & Dying BYM
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elQu replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:29 PM

Re: Mixed feelings about GoFundMe instead of flo

I plan to have my body donated to the state university's Anatomical Donation Program for research and medical teaching. Afterward, the remains are cremated and returned to the family.

If I die while out of state, that university donation [more]

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elQu replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:15 PM

Re: Ripping Off Comcast

Have you compared Dish packages with the Big 10/ESPN to your Comcast one?

We have Dish and it regularly is cheaper than Comcast in our area for similar lineups. We started with a 2-year contract with special pricing for new customers. Once [more]

Tue Mar 14

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elQu replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:04 PM

Re: Cord-Cutters

AT&T laid down fiber last month in my neighborhood.

They finally did fiber by our main home in Portugal and offered a new sign-up deal to intice a customer base. 23€/month for:
* Unlimited Internet with free WiFi [more]

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