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Forum: SLC 06 March 2019, 04:38 AM
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Posted By UrbanLegends101
Correct. The example as you have laid out...

Correct.

The example as you have laid out was one method of adding new areas codes. The area code for my parent's home location changed from 912 to 478. but not everyone with a 912 area code lost...
Forum: SLC 05 March 2019, 10:08 PM
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Views: 70,734
Posted By UrbanLegends101
As do I. Sometimes they are dialing the...

As do I.

Sometimes they are dialing the number that I have, but since all of our cell phone numbers have been issued to us in the last three years, highly likely that they are recycled numbers.
...
Forum: SLC 03 March 2019, 03:11 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 70,734
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Okay, I understand, but I never gave it a lot of...

Okay, I understand, but I never gave it a lot of thought, in terms of the market value directly determining the monthly rental rate, especially if the market value increased a fair amount during a...
Forum: Crash and Burn 02 March 2019, 01:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Maybe not at the helm, but someone was manning...

Maybe not at the helm, but someone was manning propulsion control.

Sure did look like the propellers were in the reverse mode, attempting to slow down, or stop the ship.
Forum: SLC 02 March 2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 70,734
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Isn't that pretty much the objective in owning...

Isn't that pretty much the objective in owning rental property, renting it out for more than what it is costing you?

I'd think the market value has little to do with the equation, with the...
Forum: SLC 27 February 2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 128,387
Posted By UrbanLegends101
We had left one of the cars at FSCJ-Kent campus...

We had left one of the cars at FSCJ-Kent campus to go further into town for an earlier supper today. When we got back to Kent, I walked two spaces to my car and found an automobile thermostat in the...
Forum: SLC 23 February 2019, 04:07 PM
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Views: 128,387
Posted By UrbanLegends101
The continuing saga of the upside down "W"...

The continuing saga of the upside down "W" letters as "M" letters on Florida plates, it is like ChickenManŽ, they are everywhere.

I figured it was just a fluke with a handful of plates, maybe a...
Forum: SLC 14 February 2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 128,387
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Southbound on US 17 in Clay County, spotted...

Southbound on US 17 in Clay County, spotted another vehicle with the "M" being an up-side down "W".
Forum: SLC 07 February 2019, 02:25 AM
Replies: 882
Views: 128,387
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Heading north on Roosevelt Blvd, going to...

Heading north on Roosevelt Blvd, going to FSCJ-Kent campus, I noticed the Florida license plate on a pickup truck in front of me and it seemed a bit odd. It took me a moment to figure out why it...
Forum: Fun House 24 January 2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,838
Posted By UrbanLegends101
I realize back in 1982, things were perhaps a bit...

I realize back in 1982, things were perhaps a bit different, in terms of being able to get the word out, and depending on the subject matter of those manuals, it certainly could have been a treasure...
Forum: SLC 23 January 2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 70,734
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Like real estate, location, location, location. ...

Like real estate, location, location, location.

The last significant power failure we had at the house in Clay County, FL, was about 15 hours or so. A large tree fell on a high voltage line...
Forum: Rantidote 20 January 2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 42,411
Posted By UrbanLegends101
A very recent meme is claiming that there were 86...

A very recent meme is claiming that there were 86 relatives going with the 7 Democrats on the Nancy Pelosi Congressional mission to the Middle East which was originally going to use military...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 January 2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,517
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Here is a link to the letter: ...

Here is a link to the letter:

https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/17/politics/trump-pelosi-letter/index.html
Forum: Rantidote 14 January 2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 57,023
Posted By UrbanLegends101
I have one. My townhouse in northern...

I have one.

My townhouse in northern Virginia is in an HOA area and when I was living there, a neighbor was cutting through my yard, using the yard as a shortcut to the main road. I asked the...
Forum: SLC 11 January 2019, 01:37 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 22,025
Posted By UrbanLegends101
I have a rental property in Virginia and I get...

I have a rental property in Virginia and I get several offers from people wanting to buy the property. I know they are pulling the owner information from the county tax records, for they are mailing...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 January 2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,400
Posted By UrbanLegends101
One aspect of checking Federal employee's party...

One aspect of checking Federal employee's party of choice for donations is the possibility of overt or subtle actions against the employee.

I have no problem with perhaps the aggregate information...
Forum: SLC 29 December 2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 61,735
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Saw a right hand drive Saturn station wagon, a...

Saw a right hand drive Saturn station wagon, a few minutes ago.
Forum: SLC 22 December 2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,916
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Without knowing a lot more about the exact...

Without knowing a lot more about the exact details and please don't misunderstand, I am not asking for any additional information, but I would think I'd take the inheritance and bank it, invest it,...
Forum: Social Studies 17 December 2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,922
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Keep in mind, at least on the US Federal...

Keep in mind, at least on the US Federal government civilian employee side, we have two types of leave to be discussed here - annual leave and sick leave. There are a few other types which broaden...
Forum: Social Studies 15 December 2018, 01:20 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,922
Posted By UrbanLegends101
I guess I can understand why it might be a bit...

I guess I can understand why it might be a bit hard to understand, but I understand CSRS (Civil Service Retirement System) employees have been getting full credit for their sick leave in computing...
Forum: Social Studies 14 December 2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,922
Posted By UrbanLegends101
UEL's explanation is interesting, but I think...

UEL's explanation is interesting, but I think that is the kind of abuse that was eliminated in the US Federal government. Okay, abuse might be a bad term, but normally for long term sick leave use,...
Forum: Social Studies 13 December 2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,922
Posted By UrbanLegends101
I think it gives the employee the ability to...

I think it gives the employee the ability to balance the use of sick leave for legit purposes and not think of unused sick leave as wasted.

My understanding of the banking of sick leave toward...
Forum: Social Studies 13 December 2018, 02:52 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,922
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Over on the US Federal side, unused sick leave...

Over on the US Federal side, unused sick leave adds to the work service credit for retirement annuity calculations. It wasn't unusual for a Federal civilian employee to retire with a year or more of...
Forum: Rantidote 01 December 2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 57,023
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Is the thermostat for the new heater set at about...

Is the thermostat for the new heater set at about the same temperature as the old one?
Forum: Social Studies 27 October 2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,904
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Okay, thinking about it, accent on Ro and a...

Okay, thinking about it, accent on Ro and a secondary accent on the tus.

I don't have the "t" on the "bi" as you do.

So, three ways to pronounce it?
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