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Off-Topic / e cloth
« on: March 24, 2021, 03:48:30 am »Message ID: 1353475
I am hearing a lot about these clothes to clean your widows and mirrors, does anyone on here use them and are they really that good?

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Off-Topic / Adult kids
« on: March 23, 2021, 01:17:14 pm »Message ID: 1353433
Would you still stick up for your adult kids if need to? if my kids spouse or GF give them a hard time and they come to me and if I think that they are being emotionally hurt I will say something. Am I wrong. You see they will ALWAYS be my babies LOL. Would YOU stick up for your adult kids? maybe I'm being to over protective?

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Off-Topic / Spring
« on: March 20, 2021, 04:35:01 am »Message ID: 1353349
 Spring has sprung let the warmer weather begin lol....have a safe spring/summer everyone  :wave:

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Off-Topic / Happy St Paddy's Day !
« on: March 17, 2021, 03:38:50 am »Message ID: 1353195
Top O the morning to you all  :clover:  :wave:

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Off-Topic / This truly is priceless !!
« on: March 16, 2021, 03:17:06 am »Message ID: 1353154
Checking out at the store, the young cashier suggested to the much older lady that she should bring her own grocery bags, because plastic bags are not good for the environment,.
The woman apologized to the young girl and explained, "We didn't have this 'green thing' back in my earlier days."
The young clerk responded, "That's our problem today. Your generation did not care enough to save our environment for future generations."
The older lady said that she was right our generation didn't have the "green thing" in its day. The older lady went on toexplain: Back then, we returned milk bottles, soda bottles and beer bottles to the store. The store sent them back to the plant to be washed and sterilized and refilled, so it could use the same bottles over and over. So they really were recycled.
But we didn't have the "green thing" back in our day. Grocery stores bagged our groceries in brown paper bags that we reused for numerous things. Most memorable besides household garbage bags was the use of brown paper bags as book covers for our school books. This was to ensure that public property (the books provided for our use by the school) was not defaced by our scribblings. Then we were able to personalize our books on the brown paper bags.
But, too bad we didn't do the "green thing" back then. We walked up stairs because we didn't have an escalator in every store and office building. We walked to the grocery store and didn't climb into a 300-horsepower machine every time we had to go two blocks. But she was right. We didn't have the "green thing" in our day.
Back then we washed the baby's diapers because we didn't have the throw away kind. We dried clothes on a line, not in an energy-gobbling machine burning up 220 volts. Wind and solar power really did dry our clothes back in our early days.
Kids got hand-me-down clothes from their brothers or sisters, not always brand-new clothing. But that young lady is right; we didn't have the "green thing" back in our day.
Back then we had one TV, or radio, in the house -- not a TV in every room. And the TV had a small screen the size of a handkerchief (remember them?), not a screen the size of the state of Montana.
In the kitchen we blended and stirred by hand because we didn't have electric machines to do everything for us.
When we packaged a fragile item to send in the mail, we used wadded up old newspapers to cushion it, not Styrofoam or plastic bubble wrap.
Back then, we didn't fire up an engine and burn gasoline just to cut the lawn. We used a push mower that ran on human power.
We exercised by working so we didn't need to go to a health club to run on treadmills that operate on electricity. But she's right; we didn't have the "green thing" back then.
We drank from a fountain when we were thirsty instead of using a cup or a plastic bottle every time we had a drink of water. We refilled writing pens with ink instead of buying a new pen, and we replaced the razor blade in a razor instead of throwing away the whole razor just because the blade got dull. But we didn't have the "green thing" back then.
Back then, people took the streetcar or a bus and kids rode their bikes to school or walked instead of turning their moms into a 24-hour taxi service in the family's $45,000 SUV or van, which cost what a whole house did before the "green thing."
We had one electrical outlet in a room, not an entire bank of sockets to power a dozen appliances. And we didn't need a computerized gadget to receive a signal beamed from satellites 23,000 miles out in space in order to find the nearest burger joint.
But isn't it sad the current generation laments how wasteful we old folks were just because we didn't have the "green thing" back then?
Please forward this on to another selfish old person who needs a lesson in conservation from a smart *bleep* young person. We don't like being old in the first place, so it doesn't take much to *bleep* us off... Especially from a tattooed, multiple pierced smartass who can't make change without the cash register telling them how much.

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Off-Topic / Painting
« on: March 11, 2021, 05:21:13 am »Message ID: 1352885
We just had a lifeproof floor put down in our kitchen and hallway. It is white and grey, we are painting the kitchen grey to match the floor but what other color goes with the grey for the walls in the hallway? I dont want all grey through out the house, any suggestions please? I love to do DIYS :)

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Off-Topic / Dr. Seuss Books
« on: March 03, 2021, 02:51:36 am »Message ID: 1352200
What do you think about them taking 6 off the shelf because they are accused of being racist? why now after all these years are they considered "racist" what is this world coming to  :-\

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Off-Topic / Weighted Blanket
« on: March 02, 2021, 12:53:28 pm »Message ID: 1352130
I eventually would like to buy one but not sure if it's worth all the hype. Does anyone happen to own one and if so does it put you in a deep sleep as they claim?

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Off-Topic / Happy March
« on: March 01, 2021, 03:50:27 am »Message ID: 1351990
I hope everyone has a good month  :clover:  :wave:

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Off-Topic / 2021
« on: February 27, 2021, 02:47:41 am »Message ID: 1351733
Ok where has it gone? didn't we just  jump into 2021 and we are already 3 months into it like in a couple days, DANG, slow down 2021  ::)

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Off-Topic / Ramen noodles
« on: February 25, 2021, 09:27:04 am »Message ID: 1351606
Do you eat and if so what flavors do you like?

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Off-Topic / Does anyone know about ODD?
« on: February 23, 2021, 02:22:31 pm »Message ID: 1351488
Oppositional defiant disorder

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Off-Topic / Milk
« on: February 12, 2021, 03:48:49 am »Message ID: 1350677
Do you drink it after its date?

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Off-Topic / February birthdays
« on: February 06, 2021, 04:10:50 am »Message ID: 1350281
Happy birthday to all who are born in this month  :present: :wave:

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Off-Topic / Another Stimulus Check ?
« on: February 06, 2021, 04:09:08 am »Message ID: 1350279
Do you really think it will happen  ??? I know we can use it !

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