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Message 1339313 - Posted: 18 Feb 2013, 4:51:22 UTC

Winning before work.

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Message 1339314 - Posted: 18 Feb 2013, 4:51:53 UTC - in response to Message 1339311.

Back from looking for aquarium air pumps, not the commercial stuff, so far the biggest I could find is the Rena 400, one suitable for a 125 gallon aquarium.

Aren't aquariums a bit expensive to get started?

Maybe it's for cooling his PC farm

I wouldn't think that a bubble machine would do well at blowing enough air to do much for a CPU. Unless the CPU was submerged in water...

...and the noise of them working would go "bubble bubble, toil and trouble".

Fire burn ...
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Message 1339316 - Posted: 18 Feb 2013, 4:52:36 UTC

Phew! We are painting various parts of our house and I have spent much of the afternoon and evening cleaning out and boxing up the contents of several closets. I discovered that something from Class Insecta ate one of my coats. I also discovered that we have accumulated a ridiculous amount of useless stuff in the decade or so that we have been in this house. My new mantra is "less is more". I am also utterly convinced at this point that it would just be easier to commit arson and start from scratch!

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Message 1339317 - Posted: 18 Feb 2013, 4:58:00 UTC - in response to Message 1339311.

Back from looking for aquarium air pumps, not the commercial stuff, so far the biggest I could find is the Rena 400, one suitable for a 125 gallon aquarium.

Aren't aquariums a bit expensive to get started?

Maybe it's for cooling his PC farm

I wouldn't think that a bubble machine would do well at blowing enough air to do much for a CPU. Unless the CPU was submerged in water...

...and the noise of them working would go "bubble bubble, toil and trouble".

Oh and here's a pic of My aquarium, I got it off of ebay with a little help and some gas money, this was taken a few years back, it's 6' long x 1.5' depth x 2' height, the aquarium that is, the stand is a bit larger. The aquarium is now to the right of the TV.


The blue bags on the shelf on the right is some of the 100lbs+ of aquarium gravel that I have.
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Message 1339318 - Posted: 18 Feb 2013, 5:02:07 UTC - in response to Message 1339314.
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Back from looking for aquarium air pumps, not the commercial stuff, so far the biggest I could find is the Rena 400, one suitable for a 125 gallon aquarium.

Aren't aquariums a bit expensive to get started?

Maybe it's for cooling his PC farm

I wouldn't think that a bubble machine would do well at blowing enough air to do much for a CPU. Unless the CPU was submerged in water...

...and the noise of them working would go "bubble bubble, toil and trouble".

Fire burn ...

@John: Yes, I should know better than to misquote The Scottish Play to you , shouldn't I?

@Vic: I'm not seeing any picture though
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Message 1339319 - Posted: 18 Feb 2013, 5:03:23 UTC - in response to Message 1339316.

Phew! We are painting various parts of our house and I have spent much of the afternoon and evening cleaning out and boxing up the contents of several closets. I discovered that something from Class Insecta ate one of my coats. I also discovered that we have accumulated a ridiculous amount of useless stuff in the decade or so that we have been in this house. My new mantra is "less is more". I am also utterly convinced at this point that it would just be easier to commit arson and start from scratch!

If it is still in the box a decade after you moved in, and you have not used it yet, donate it or trash it...
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Message 1339321 - Posted: 18 Feb 2013, 5:09:09 UTC

Or put them in plastic boxes, label then put in the storage building I built in the back yard.

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Message 1339322 - Posted: 18 Feb 2013, 5:14:03 UTC - in response to Message 1339321.

That only shuffles the problem around a bit.
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Message 1339323 - Posted: 18 Feb 2013, 5:21:14 UTC - in response to Message 1339318.

Back from looking for aquarium air pumps, not the commercial stuff, so far the biggest I could find is the Rena 400, one suitable for a 125 gallon aquarium.

Aren't aquariums a bit expensive to get started?

Maybe it's for cooling his PC farm

I wouldn't think that a bubble machine would do well at blowing enough air to do much for a CPU. Unless the CPU was submerged in water...

...and the noise of them working would go "bubble bubble, toil and trouble".

Fire burn ...

@John: Yes, I should know better than to misquote The Scottish Play to you , shouldn't I?

@Vic: I'm not seeing any picture though

The pics are jpg pics, nothing special, their on photobucket. Even IE 9 sees them.
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Message 1339325 - Posted: 18 Feb 2013, 5:28:12 UTC - in response to Message 1339318.

Back from looking for aquarium air pumps, not the commercial stuff, so far the biggest I could find is the Rena 400, one suitable for a 125 gallon aquarium.

Aren't aquariums a bit expensive to get started?

Maybe it's for cooling his PC farm

I wouldn't think that a bubble machine would do well at blowing enough air to do much for a CPU. Unless the CPU was submerged in water...

...and the noise of them working would go "bubble bubble, toil and trouble".

Fire burn ...

@John: Yes, I should know better than to misquote The Scottish Play to you , shouldn't I?

I don't have the entire thing memorized.
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Message 1339326 - Posted: 18 Feb 2013, 5:46:35 UTC - in response to Message 1339323.

@Vic: I'm not seeing any picture though

The pics are jpg pics, nothing special, their on photobucket. Even IE 9 sees them.

Sadly Firefox 10 doesn't (cannot upgrade that kitten as it's stuck on XP SP1 - long story). When FF10 tries to get the pics the result is "connection reset". So I went to my laptop (FF18) and I can now see your pics just fine. Thanks.

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Message 1339327 - Posted: 18 Feb 2013, 5:48:50 UTC - in response to Message 1339319.

If it is still in the box a decade after you moved in, and you have not used it yet, donate it or trash it...


Nothing was still in boxes. It is just stuff we have accumulated since the move. In general, I'm a pretty organized person, but somehow stuff just crept up on me!

I now have two giant moving boxes packed for Goodwill and I am working on my third box. Less is more. Less is more. Less is more.

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Message 1339354 - Posted: 18 Feb 2013, 7:22:56 UTC

Good morning all. It's the start of another working week.

Eggs for breakfast I think...
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Message 1339363 - Posted: 18 Feb 2013, 8:06:00 UTC

Good orning Andy.
YAWN

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Message 1339365 - Posted: 18 Feb 2013, 8:08:32 UTC - in response to Message 1339354.

Good morning all. It's the start of another working week.

Eggs for breakfast I think...

Morning Andy, Me I just add sausage to the eggs, plus pepper of course on the eggs, later, it's My bedtime.
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Message 1339367 - Posted: 18 Feb 2013, 8:10:16 UTC

Winning while working till 8pm today. The good thing is I only have to start at 11.30am...
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Message 1339376 - Posted: 18 Feb 2013, 9:30:00 UTC

Winning because someone called my cell too early and I had forgotten to put it on silent. Doh!!
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Message 1339385 - Posted: 19 Feb 2013, 16:08:36 UTC

Posting before John and the outage gets here.
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Message 1339393 - Posted: 19 Feb 2013, 16:26:07 UTC

A thinman win ....

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