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Message 1107009 - Posted: 17 May 2011, 12:14:29 UTC

Winning while enjoying the sunshine (sooner than predicted, yey!:)
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Message 1107032 - Posted: 17 May 2011, 13:03:11 UTC

It rained. I have to turn the sprinklers off.
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Message 1107057 - Posted: 17 May 2011, 15:16:23 UTC - in response to Message 1106997.  

Well I don't see whole powdered eggs as a problem, Except for local stores, But then I can't see My self driving 25 miles a week just for eggs and leafy greens, Not at $4.099 a gallon as 1 gallon lasts for about 26 miles around town.
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Message 1107063 - Posted: 17 May 2011, 15:33:56 UTC

This is crazy. As a kid earning minimum wage I thought nothing of taking a trip to Cabo (even if the road was not built yet). Gas in the US was about 28 cents a gallon. In Mexico I paid about 240 pesos a liter. (about 10 US cents a gallon at the time) and my Datsun pick up got about 25 mpg. Today I pay 4.17 a gallon if I shop around and get 16 mpg.
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Message 1107072 - Posted: 17 May 2011, 15:52:50 UTC - in response to Message 1107063.  

This is crazy. As a kid earning minimum wage I thought nothing of taking a trip to Cabo (even if the road was not built yet). Gas in the US was about 28 cents a gallon. In Mexico I paid about 240 pesos a liter. (about 10 US cents a gallon at the time) and my Datsun pick up got about 25 mpg. Today I pay 4.17 a gallon if I shop around and get 16 mpg.
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Never went to Cabo, but I remember $0.25/gallon gas, too.
And at $4.299/gallon now, I'm still driving the 1987 Olds 4-cylinder with 77,000 miles on a rebuilt engine (250,000 miles on the chassis) that still gets 29 mpg!

Haven't even looked at new cars for years, but from the TV ads, new cars that come close to that mileage rating cost >$20K! No way! I'll keep winning with old faithful.
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Message 1107080 - Posted: 17 May 2011, 16:06:59 UTC - in response to Message 1107072.  

This is crazy. As a kid earning minimum wage I thought nothing of taking a trip to Cabo (even if the road was not built yet). Gas in the US was about 28 cents a gallon. In Mexico I paid about 240 pesos a liter. (about 10 US cents a gallon at the time) and my Datsun pick up got about 25 mpg. Today I pay 4.17 a gallon if I shop around and get 16 mpg.
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Never went to Cabo, but I remember $0.25/gallon gas, too.
And at $4.299/gallon now, I'm still driving the 1987 Olds 4-cylinder with 77,000 miles on a rebuilt engine (250,000 miles on the chassis) that still gets 29 mpg!

Haven't even looked at new cars for years, but from the TV ads, new cars that come close to that mileage rating cost >$20K! No way! I'll keep winning with old faithful.

My car is a 1999 Ford Escort zx2, It has a fuel injected 2.0L 4 cylinder engine w/a K&N air filter and a K&N oil filter which uses 5w30 Royal Purple motor oil(Before It used to give off white smoke, Afterwards no smoke), Which has around 77,800 miles on the odometer currently and yes I remember when gas cost $0.10 a gallon and Gulf Oil had some Gas Stations in California, Those were the days, Gas was cheap, But It'll never be less than $3.00 a gallon again, The oil is just too expensive to get now.
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Message 1107083 - Posted: 17 May 2011, 16:13:13 UTC

Just winning.

With each crime and every kindness we birth our future.
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Message 1107106 - Posted: 17 May 2011, 23:08:22 UTC

What Mike Said.

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Message 1107124 - Posted: 18 May 2011, 0:34:39 UTC - in response to Message 1107106.  

What Mike Said.

What Mike and Jim Said. :-)
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Message 1107142 - Posted: 18 May 2011, 2:04:14 UTC - in response to Message 1107124.  

What Mike Said.

What Mike and Jim Said. :-)


What Mike, Jim and KB7RZF said.
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Message 1107159 - Posted: 18 May 2011, 2:39:23 UTC

Just Posting and waiting for good news on Wednesday.
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Message 1107166 - Posted: 18 May 2011, 3:06:07 UTC

Win....


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Message 1107169 - Posted: 18 May 2011, 3:15:45 UTC

What the boys said.
Pluto will always be a planet to me.

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Message 1107178 - Posted: 18 May 2011, 4:01:42 UTC

And back to office again.

With each crime and every kindness we birth our future.
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Message 1107200 - Posted: 18 May 2011, 5:10:27 UTC

Back to bed for me, 1 more day, 8am-6pm, hopefully pass our audit with flying colors, so I can win!
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Message 1107226 - Posted: 18 May 2011, 8:24:35 UTC

Coffee-break-win...
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Message 1107232 - Posted: 18 May 2011, 8:42:51 UTC
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Another day to fight with Demon Technical UNHelp Desk over my ADSL, which is now so slow that SETI Astropulse 8MB work is not downloading but timing out.
It's good to be back amongst friends and colleagues



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Message 1107236 - Posted: 18 May 2011, 8:53:35 UTC

Busy scanning old photos .....

Those are my principles, and if you don't like them ... well, I have others.
Groucho Marx 1895-1977

I also have mine, and if you don't like them ... tough, live with it.
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Message 1107253 - Posted: 18 May 2011, 12:01:44 UTC

After lunch win
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Message 1107258 - Posted: 18 May 2011, 12:57:09 UTC

Winning after a good hike in the woods.
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