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Forum: SLC 14 August 2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 239
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Posted By UrbanLegends101
Saw a 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle at Whataburger on...

Saw a 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle at Whataburger on CR 220 in Fleming Island. Owner has had it for about 8 years. Had Florida antique plates and the four door model.

Nice paint job, and one small...
Forum: Rantidote 10 August 2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 62,870
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Another first world problem - I have now joined...

Another first world problem - I have now joined the ranks of those who have received the IRS scam call. A robo voice telling me I owe the IRS money and must return a phone call to 802-671-7030. ...
Forum: Rantidote 10 August 2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 62,870
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Agree totally on the humidity issue. I think the...

Agree totally on the humidity issue. I think the idea of evaporative cooling for the outside heat exchanger may have merit, to cool the condenser side of a freon system.

In the last place I...
Forum: Rantidote 07 August 2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 62,870
Posted By UrbanLegends101
If an evaporative system had enough excess...

If an evaporative system had enough excess cooling capacity, one way to control temperatures is to bypass some air around the cooling section, or even use reheaters, another water loop bringing...
Forum: Rantidote 07 August 2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 62,870
Posted By UrbanLegends101
I've worked with chilled water systems and I'd...

I've worked with chilled water systems and I'd venture our chilled water is in the 40 degree F range. The chillers almost always are freon system based, and I don't think we've ever used salt water...
Forum: SLC 07 August 2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 74,735
Posted By UrbanLegends101
On our last international move, ten years ago,...

On our last international move, ten years ago, our combined shipment was in two 40-foot shipping containers. Note, about half of one of the containers had our truck and split between the two...
Forum: Rantidote 07 August 2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 62,870
Posted By UrbanLegends101
I was looking at the Wikipedia page for swamp...

I was looking at the Wikipedia page for swamp coolers, okay, more precisely, evaporative cooler, and looking at a few hot weather examples:

At 32 °C (90 °F) and 15% relative humidity, air may be...
Forum: SLC 07 August 2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 74,735
Posted By UrbanLegends101
When checking in with the medical unit at the...

When checking in with the medical unit at the beginning of our overseas assignment in 2006, we all got a rabies vaccine - one shot.
Forum: Rantidote 07 August 2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 87,648
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Or the coupons last week for Pilot pens, with two...

Or the coupons last week for Pilot pens, with two of the coupons saving decimal cents:

Save .75˘
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 30 July 2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 904
Posted By UrbanLegends101
American Garden seems to be a unique food...

American Garden seems to be a unique food manufacturer, with most of their products made in the United States but normally not marketed in the United States.

I used to see their products in...
Forum: Rantidote 26 July 2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Long ago and far away, when I worked in...

Long ago and far away, when I worked in broadcasting, the EBS tests, as they were called then, were on our program log and scheduled, but the tests were never an abrupt interruption of program...
Forum: SLC 23 July 2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 63,741
Posted By UrbanLegends101
None of the US or Japanese branded motor vehicles...

None of the US or Japanese branded motor vehicles I've ever had used a lug bolt - they all used a removable lug nut which threaded over the wheel stud, which was pressed into the hub. Two parts...
Forum: SLC 21 July 2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 63,741
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Okay, well this was yesterday. For two or...

Okay, well this was yesterday.

For two or three days, I'd notice a bolt in the middle of a street at a tee intersection near where we live and yesterday while bike riding with resident daughter,...
Forum: Police Blotter 18 July 2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 761
Posted By UrbanLegends101
A few points that come to mind. How did she...

A few points that come to mind.

How did she lock the car with the rental company's key fob?

Perhaps she found the owner's kep fob, but it never occurred to her that she now had two key fobs...
Forum: Rantidote 10 July 2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 62,870
Posted By UrbanLegends101
My replacement Discover card has nothing on the...

My replacement Discover card has nothing on the front, except for the Discover logo and the chip.

All of the other information is now printed on the rear of the card.

The card just seems...
Forum: SLC 09 July 2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 14,113
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Okay, well, not today, but the other day, SB on...

Okay, well, not today, but the other day, SB on US 17 out of Jacksonville, into Clay County, a 2018 Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid. I asked daughter to do a quick web search on the price of this vehicle...
Forum: SLC 03 July 2018, 03:07 AM
Replies: 641
Views: 63,741
Posted By UrbanLegends101
It is a marketing ploy. From: ...

It is a marketing ploy.

From:

https://www.linns.com/news/us-stamps-postal-history/2018/january/charities-use-stamps-reply-envelopes-encourage-donations.html

An “Ask the Experts” column...
Forum: Rantidote 28 June 2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 966
Views: 98,991
Posted By UrbanLegends101
I seem to recall, at least in the Munich area,...

I seem to recall, at least in the Munich area, many of the city bus stops were pull in parking lanes.

That way, the buses did not block the traffic flow and no particular rush to get passengers...
Forum: Moot Court 28 June 2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,810
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Maybe two other questions? Do you believe...

Maybe two other questions?

Do you believe that Pres. Obama was born in the United States and that the posted birth certificates are real or do you believe the long form birth certificate is a...
Forum: SLC 28 June 2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 93,547
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Oops, you are correct. I used FICA and I should...

Oops, you are correct. I used FICA and I should have been more specific that it was the Social Security contribution part, not the entire FICA.


OASDI is the Social Security part and only OASDI...
Forum: SLC 27 June 2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 93,547
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Correct. Sorry for that. ...

Correct. Sorry for that.






Let's say that everyone opted out of Social Security. In good faith, the Federal government could/would/should shift the burden from the Social Security Trust...
Forum: SLC 27 June 2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 93,547
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Thank you for the clarification. The...

Thank you for the clarification.

The interesting point, is that if the investor could get that 11% over the long haul, they really could do a lot better than Social Security. As you so correctly...
Forum: SLC 27 June 2018, 03:05 AM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 93,547
Posted By UrbanLegends101
I gave that some thought, and that is why I did...

I gave that some thought, and that is why I did write the last sentence in the post.
Forum: SLC 27 June 2018, 01:51 AM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 93,547
Posted By UrbanLegends101
Thank you for the math work. I was going to do...

Thank you for the math work. I was going to do that by hand, for grins and giggles, but I don't have to do it now.

And, considering you got the $2.9 million number without the employer half, it...
Forum: SLC 26 June 2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 93,547
Posted By UrbanLegends101
It was a plugged-in number to a future value...

It was a plugged-in number to a future value calculator, and an even one hundred number which gave a future value near the $3.7 million figure given by the original poster. I just used it as a bit...
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