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    Re: Hurricane Florence

    Well, my town is an island again. Took me an hour to get out. Flash floods warnings, nothing going on at work, going back home before the last road washes out. Lost my wi fi at house, glad I got dish...
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    Re: Allen wrenches out of the tool bag

    I am a bit of a pack rat when it comes to tools. I have a DeWalt backpack just loaded. I don't take the whole thing on all service calls. I have a smaller Craftsman bag I can carry the essential...
  3. Re: What is the dumbist customer comment/question you've heard?

    Are you sure someone dicked up a color machine? Sounds like a really bad assed suped up black and white machine. 4 black toners must mean it can print 4 times better. I used to have a car with 2...
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    Re: Hurricane Florence

    Turn off the breaker? That's an extra step to take while I am working on electrical issues in a tropical downpour. Why that's a minute of my life I'll never get back. Oh wait, I think I see some...
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    Re: Hurricane Florence

    Actually I couldn't wait, got up there in the rain. Found no missing shingles or holes in roof. I am thinking the strong winds may have blown rain under some shingles or in the soffits on the peak of...
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    Re: Hurricane Florence

    LOL, just noticed that. Can't find my glasses, internet has been down and using my phone hasn't helped.
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    Re: Hurricane Florence

    Shut, I jusrkt noticed something. Is water dripping down from my ceiling fan going to be a problem?
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    Re: Hurricane Florence

    The danger hasn't left, it's just begun. The city on the coast I do service calls at, Jacksonville, is underwater. The Cape Fear river, that runs through my county, is usually 16 feet deep. It is...
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    Re: Hurricane Florence

    Just went out and looked around. Most of my fence gone. Several thousand dollars I don't t have. Guess I'll be walking the dogs on leashes for a while. Yard is a disaster. House is OK and all are...
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    Re: Hurricane Florence

    I am probably about 100 miles from where it came ashore. Feel pretty lucky so far. Road behind me lost power last night and is still out. Lost internet but AT&T is waving data charges so I can use...
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    Re: Hurricane Florence

    On the plus side, I got in a really nice nap in the middle of a paid work day.
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    Re: Hurricane Florence

    So far, 4 more fence sections and a sycamore snapped in half and the top landed 10 feet from the deck. Fall is coming early as about a third of the green leaves on my trees are now on the ground.
  13. Re: Nh* cung cấp taxi tải chuyển nh* Nhân Hòa

    My dad was there in 67 and had a hell of a time getting a taxi, so he mostly flew around in his helicopter.
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    Re: Hurricane Florence

    Well, I just watched a section of my wood privacy fence go down No fun anymore.
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    Re: Hurricane Florence

    I am getting the tree bending , branch breaking wind gust now. County under curfew. Going to be a long 2 days watching trees smack my home. Power starting to flicker.
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    Re: A death in the family.

    As a tech, I really appreciate things that are built solid and last. I am really hard on the things I own and need them to be quality built. Thats why I keep a Laserjet 4+, in like new condition, at...
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    Re: Hurricane Florence

    Hope Mills, Very bottom of Cumberland county. We were badly flooded last time. My town was al.ost an island.
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    Re: The random thought thread

    The squirrels in my yard are starting to taunt my cats. Came home to find Fritz staring at a squirrel who was hanging upside down about 10 feet up a pine tree, holding a hard green pine cone in his...
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    A death in the family.

    Sad to report that my trusty 9 year old Toshiba laptop died a few minutes ago. I knew she wouldn't live forever, but it's still hard when it happens. She used to go to work with me, but became...
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    Re: Hurricane Florence

    Now the thing is supposed to stall, dump rain for days. Wilmington could get 40 inches. My town will have curfew starting tomorrow.
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    Re: Hurricane Florence

    Well, on a positive note, for me, work is closed Friday, with pay. Depending on how bad the wind and rain ar, may get out early tomorrow.
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    [Funny] Re: Joke of the Day

    A farmer had 5 female pigs. Times were hard, so he decided to take them to the county fair and sell them. At the fair, he met another farmer who owned 5 male pigs. After talking a bit, they decided...
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    Re: Hurricane Florence

    Can't evac with 4 dogs and 7 cats. Ride it out and hope for the best. Gas stations are running out. I got the last propane bottle at the one I stopped at. Drove 10 miles to find gas.
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    Re: Hurricane Florence

    My worry is the giant pine tree 6 feet behind my bedroom window. If she goes, takes out the master bedroom, kitchen and part of garage.
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    Re: Hurricane Florence

    I drove to Jacksonville, on the coast, to do 2 service calls. Hospital there is preparing for flood. Traffic on I-40 was about 5 to 15 mph coming home. I have firewood to boil water for coffee, so I...
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