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Cadman-LT
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Re: He fixed it!
Cadman-LT   11/18/2013 4:18:20 PM
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Ann, that makes total sense! Where I live is kind of a mix of city/country. It's becoming more and more city everyday though unfortunately. I've been here for over ten years, I guess it was bound to happen. Time to move?

Ann R. Thryft
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Re: He fixed it!
Ann R. Thryft   11/18/2013 12:02:56 PM
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Cadman-LT, when I lived in the city, I just needed to set something on the sidewalk and no sign was required to make ti disappear. In the country (at least out here) people don't assume that stuff on the side of the road is there for the taking. Perhaps it's because there aren't as many fences and buildings, so many of us have stuff sitting around temporarily (or in some cases not so temporarily). That's why a sign is useful.

 

Cadman-LT
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Cadman-LT   11/15/2013 3:33:06 PM
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Ann, that happens here as well. Except you don't need a sign and it's usually gone by morning.

Cadman-LT
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Re: Wow
Cadman-LT   11/15/2013 3:28:57 PM
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BTW, how many times were you late for work? I wouldn't risk my job on a $10 clock! I also doubt my boss would have accepted the story of it changes the time by itself!....lol

Cadman-LT
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Cadman-LT   11/15/2013 3:26:41 PM
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Kevin, I can't believe you put that much work into it......I think I'd of just tossed it. Then again, for some reason I have clocks everywhere. Eight in this room alone.

Cadman-LT
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Cadman-LT   11/15/2013 3:22:47 PM
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That's funny bob from maine! We finally have cable and city water where I am! I'd rather live outside the city...almost no matter what though. The only loud sounds I hear are gunshots from hunters......lol

Ann R. Thryft
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Ann R. Thryft   11/13/2013 11:45:28 AM
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We have similar "recycling" programs where I live. We just leave stuff across the road in the turnout with a "free" sign on it and it disappears within a couple of days.

Habib Tariq
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Habib Tariq   11/10/2013 8:50:19 PM
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One man's junk is another man's treasure.

i have seen people using old crt monitors to make an audio visualizer. Even though it is extremely dangerous since it involves high voltages and currents but in this modern era no electronic components go to waste.

kmeagher
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kmeagher   11/8/2013 8:26:37 PM
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If you leave the big items like CRT's or broken lawmowers at the curb in our neighborhood, someone comes by and grabs it long before the recycle/trash collection shows up.  I guess somebody is doing some serious recycling.

Ann R. Thryft
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Ann R. Thryft   11/8/2013 2:34:43 PM
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I agree, Rob. These (mostly local) programs are hit and miss and don't get much at all of the total volume.

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