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  1. Thread: Quotable quotes

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    That isn't an element, it is the whole periodic...

    That isn't an element, it is the whole periodic table.
  2. Thread: Vegans

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    Had a falling out with the MIL. A bit too tacky...

    Had a falling out with the MIL. A bit too tacky and personal to go into here. We did not speak for about 35 years. Talk about matrimonial bliss!
    On the other hand, Dad or FIL became my real father...
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    You blokes ain't alone. I had to get an 'exam' to...

    You blokes ain't alone. I had to get an 'exam' to deliver newspapers in the city of New York, mid 1950s. All I can say is that I think that the 'Doctor' was really enjoying himself.
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    Thinking that Bunnings is similar to our Home...

    Thinking that Bunnings is similar to our Home Depot or Lowes, a drone seems like an odd product to stock.

    But I'm not in Oz so what do I know ? . . . .
  5. The way that I have always done the cuts is with...

    The way that I have always done the cuts is with a dual side of the blade mentality.

    First - The height of the blade doesn't matter much, as long as it cuts all the way through the timber. ...
  6. Thread: Thank you Doug

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    Thank you Doug

    "Generation of the permanently offended"

    Priceless!

    So true.

    The perfect answer to so much of the male bovine manure that is prevalent today.

    Thank you. With your permission I will use...
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    A Blonde in First Class

    I came across this on Yahoo of all places.

    A blonde gets on a plane going to California and sits in !st class, the flight attendant tells her she has to move to coach, she responds: I'm pretty,...
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    If that would only smooth SWMBO.

    If that would only smooth SWMBO.
  9. Thread: A "T" Shirt

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    A "T" Shirt

    We were in las Vegas to celebrate our number 54 the past few days.

    I saw a "T" shirt that read,

    Charter
    Member
    Anti Social
    Social Club
  10. Removing pencil marks from wood??? Laws of...

    Removing pencil marks from wood???

    Laws of physics. What makes graphite float?

    Actually almost any solvent should lift the graphite off of the wood. However, if the pencil marks are gouged into...
  11. Thread: Too late?

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    Mates, Let me preface this by saying that I have...

    Mates, Let me preface this by saying that I have no use for Stephen Gass and let it go at that.

    SawStop or the Bosch equivalent, as an investment in safety, it MUST be considered.

    For a new...
  12. Thread: Slow responce

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    OK Mates. Fiber Optics has been both a blessing...

    OK Mates. Fiber Optics has been both a blessing and a scourge.

    I'll get calls here in the US without any background hiss. And then they are speaking in British Colonial English. The really...
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    How long???? Well you keep at it until you fix...

    How long????

    Well you keep at it until you fix it or break it beyond repair.

    How careful you are while 'Fixing' it is totally at your discretion.
  14. I don't know mates. I use a 40 tooth...

    I don't know mates.

    I use a 40 tooth COMBINATION blade for everything. It is 40 teeth in 8 groups of a raker and 4 ATB teeth. It is in a 10 inch Unisaw.

    These blades are branded Anderson Saw,...
  15. Thread: Slow responce

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    Everything is zippy for me. But my path is...

    Everything is zippy for me. But my path is totally different than yours. And I believe that the server is here in the US. Unless Neil changed things.
  16. Thread: Slow responce

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    Usually a slow response is caused by a dirty line...

    Usually a slow response is caused by a dirty line somewhere in the path. (Dirty means a lot of errors.) Based on your reporting of a Vbulletin error it says to me that the hosting server may have a...
  17. Thread: Quotable quotes

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    I was used as a reference for a former employee....

    I was used as a reference for a former employee.
    My response was:
    "He is very smart at what he is dumb at."
    The HR person was exceptionally confused. I explained, "When he don't know, he asks...
  18. Thread: Clairvoyants

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    Growing up in Brooklyn, New York I had a bookie...

    Growing up in Brooklyn, New York I had a bookie as a teenager. The smallest bets he would take was $0.25. Two or three weeks into the season I would look at his spread on the NFL (American Football)...
  19. Thread: Doctor,Doctor

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    If I post it here it will be moved to the room...

    If I post it here it will be moved to the room with rubber walls. See Have you ever smelled
  20. Thread: Clairvoyants

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    That really says something doesn't it?

    That really says something doesn't it?
  21. Thread: Clairvoyants

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    There have been incidents where newspapers have...

    There have been incidents where newspapers have posted the winning numbers before the draw. A small town in Oregon is one that I know of.

    As a regular player of the lottery and a home delivery...
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    NEW TOOL ALERT After doing the cope and stick...

    NEW TOOL ALERT

    After doing the cope and stick and Graeme's suggestion I would use a 23 gauge pinner nail gun. Oh but you may need a compressor too. :q


    Remember, he who dies with the most...
  23. Thread: 10 years ago

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    I'll drink to that.

    I'll drink to that.
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    Come on KB. That was a good one. Even SWMBO...

    Come on KB. That was a good one. Even SWMBO laughed out loud.
  25. Thread: Paula joke 2

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    Paula joke 2

    Adapted from AARP

    Ed: Your girlfriend, Paula, told me that you never buy her flowers.
    Joe: I didn't know that Paula sold flowers.
  26. Thread: Husband's call:

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    The next response would be: "Is the dog with you?...

    The next response would be: "Is the dog with you? I can't find him anywhere."
  27. Thread: Husband's call:

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    "Wife's Response: "Who is Paula?"" Exactly.

    "Wife's Response: "Who is Paula?""

    Exactly.
  28. Thread: Beer, what beer

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    Yes, I don't DRINK any more. I do freeze it and...

    Yes, I don't DRINK any more. I do freeze it and eat it with a spoon.
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    OK, I'm on the other side of the world and don't...

    OK, I'm on the other side of the world and don't do a lot of dovetails.

    I bought a piece of maple and ran it through the thicknesser to insure that's it was parallel. Then I cut it to fit the...
  30. Thread: Beer, what beer

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    My thought on what to call the empty 24 cans of...

    My thought on what to call the empty 24 cans of beer.

    The remnants of a very good time.
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    Yes, AlexS. Before I knew . . . LOL

    Yes, AlexS. Before I knew . . . LOL
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    As been said you are not going to go through the...

    As been said you are not going to go through the full range of wood movement as specified in any document. As you mentioned the timber has been laying around in your shop for years. The timber is at...
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    Funny thing is that I own a 2015 Aluminium F-150....

    Funny thing is that I own a 2015 Aluminium F-150. It is the best vehicle I have ever owned. Going t/f Las Vegas at about 130 KPH I'm getting about 22 miles per gallon. My mind is too sleepy to...
  34. Thread: Donald Trump

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    You and the tweeter are being way too charitable....

    You and the tweeter are being way too charitable.
    He is what happens when the radicals (Evangelicals) become obsessed over a single issue. (The "A" word)
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    Actually the gas comes from the BBQ beans.

    Actually the gas comes from the BBQ beans.
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    The answer the world needs

    The difference between Petrol and Gasoline.

    Petrol is for driving on the left side of the road.
    Gasoline is for driving on the right side of the road.
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    Let me toss some petrol on the fire. When you...

    Let me toss some petrol on the fire.

    When you are building cabinets only one side shows, the front. If the end cabinet in a line shows a side, then two sides show or are visible. The Melamine...
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    Assuming that you want to use the blade for a...

    Assuming that you want to use the blade for a dado or cutting box joints.
    I think that it was Freud that offered a box joint blade set at one time. IIRC you put the blades in L-R and got or when...
  39. Thread: Employee

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    Every year or so I would get several engineers...

    Every year or so I would get several engineers straight out of University. Very few of them would stay beyond the one year commitment. System Engineering is a unique discipline, some get it and some...
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    She's a keeper.

    She's a keeper.
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    Publication of ShopNotes ended about 5 years ago...

    Publication of ShopNotes ended about 5 years ago when they abruptly stopped publishing. IIRC they added my extra issues to Woodsmith. It was a great magazine for the woodworker that was a bit tight...
  42. Thread: jet planer ??

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    As long as the other benefits are there, the...

    As long as the other benefits are there, the housework can wait. :U:D
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    I used to get almost all the ones here in the US....

    I used to get almost all the ones here in the US. Fine Woodworking was the first one that I dropped. It just wasn't to my taste. I kept getting Woodsmith and had an almost complete set, although the...
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    I have thought about being God for a...

    I have thought about being God for a day/week/month/year.

    After some flavored ice cubes I realized that it would be pointless. You see, for 75% I would be the wrong God.
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    Ah, makes perfect sense now. As a suggestion,...

    Ah, makes perfect sense now.

    As a suggestion, try soaking the chuck in mineral spirits or paint thinner. Sometimes things get gunk'd up and the soak tends to free things up so that they work...
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    From your description, I would guess that it is...

    From your description, I would guess that it is the gearing between the motor and the chuck where the problem lies.

    I think that you could buy a whole new unit for the price of repairs.
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    Deleted / Duplicate Stupid BB software

    Deleted / Duplicate

    Stupid BB software
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    Doug, For goodness sake, please create a build...

    Doug,
    For goodness sake, please create a build thread and educate us all.
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    You don't realize how lucky you are. We put our...

    You don't realize how lucky you are. We put our unwanted out to the curb with a sign "Free". The hope is that some one will snag the junk in a week. There is a guy that is always looking for metals....
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    I had neighbors that tried to something similar....

    I had neighbors that tried to something similar. My advice was to go to the home center and buy a vanity with the sink molded into the vanity top. They grumbled, they fussed, they sanded, they even...
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