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Forum: Automobiles 24 July 2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 100,535
Posted By niner
Scooter for the summer, snowmobile for the...

Scooter for the summer, snowmobile for the winter?

Baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) is used under high pressure to clean carbon deposits from wood in houses that have had minor house fires (that...
Forum: SLC 11 March 2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,094
Posted By niner
They were about 4 weeks old by the time they were...

They were about 4 weeks old by the time they were getting over the 4' barrier I put in front of the door (so mom could get out if she needed a break).

I'd had cats most of my life so I was very...
Forum: SLC 10 March 2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,094
Posted By niner
I fostered kittens along with "mom" - that was...

I fostered kittens along with "mom" - that was pretty much a no-work-required job. I just kept mom fed and got to peek in on the kittens now and then, and she did all the work. We had two other...
Forum: Rantidote 03 October 2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,390
Posted By niner
Exhaust might cause noise, but it's not going to...

Exhaust might cause noise, but it's not going to cause vibration. One of the problems with an older car like this is you may have problem upon problem upon problem - each one you lift up exposes the...
Forum: Business Bytes 21 July 2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 33,783
Posted By niner
Like the Saturn Outlook, which was virtually...

Like the Saturn Outlook, which was virtually identical to the Chevy Traverse, GMC Acadia, and Buick Envoy (the Envoy gets a much nicer sound barrier package, though). I would imagine Outlook parts...
Forum: Science 11 July 2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,505
Posted By niner
The temperatures are very low, but the amount of...

The temperatures are very low, but the amount of matter is next to nothing, so the hardware can't exhaust that heat very fast.
Forum: Techno-Babble 07 July 2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,890
Posted By niner
They also don't know how to handle tablets yet. ...

They also don't know how to handle tablets yet. I have a Windows 8 tablet computer. I got told at the start of the line "put that back in your bag, only computers need to be out separate". I got...
Forum: Techno-Babble 07 May 2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 24,045
Posted By niner
Win 8 is not really a huge jump from Win 7 -...

Win 8 is not really a huge jump from Win 7 - there's just a layer of stuff added on top. Almost all the old stuff is still there... the cruft does make it harder to track down sometimes. On the...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 27 April 2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 39,721
Posted By niner
Apparently I'm the outlier - we have lamb 2-3...

Apparently I'm the outlier - we have lamb 2-3 times a week on average. My wife likes to get animals from 4H and other "we know the animal" type of things. We got half a cow once and it was just way...
Forum: Automobiles 16 April 2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 62,282
Posted By niner
Yes, this. I don't like the Click & Clack...

Yes, this. I don't like the Click & Clack "folksy" answer because my immediate counterargument is that I want to put the best traction on the tires I have *most* control over - not least. My...
Forum: SLC 03 April 2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 346,073
Posted By niner
Speaking of melting snow and dead animals, I saw...

Speaking of melting snow and dead animals, I saw an odd one last weekend. There was a dead deer on the side of the road - not too abnormal on it's own. However, it was being "displayed" on a pillar...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 26 March 2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 41,716
Posted By niner
You're correct on the state of old egg layers...

You're correct on the state of old egg layers being the same as dairy cows - most meat birds are raised to 8-10 weeks, then they end up in the freezer. The egg layers tend to be put on a lot less...
Forum: Techno-Babble 03 March 2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,387
Posted By niner
If you are using the little button in the...

If you are using the little button in the keyboard, then it could be that. The stick has to recenter itself periodically when the springs in it get old, and if it's not properly centered...
Forum: SLC 03 March 2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 359,589
Posted By niner
I agree that you'd be better off with the 700...

I agree that you'd be better off with the 700 (with an i5 processor) than the Atom - those are pretty weak chips. The Samsung looks like a good unit too. I have an Acer tablet with similar specs to...
Forum: SLC 12 February 2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,076
Posted By niner
That goes for all your outdoor power equipment. ...

That goes for all your outdoor power equipment. I went from having 6 acres to less than a quarter of an acre. Other than the mower and chainsaw (which I kept but haven't used here), everything...
Forum: SLC 30 January 2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 34,999
Posted By niner
My parent's current house, the downstairs...

My parent's current house, the downstairs half-bath is directly off the small hallway that contains the pantry closet and connects the kitchen to the stairway juncture. The house I was born in was a...
Forum: Amusement Bark 16 January 2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 340,606
Posted By niner
I haven't managed to make it very far yet (and...

I haven't managed to make it very far yet (and thus not gotten many things built). I did make it to full winter once, with a nice little home, and was promptly killed by a group of penguins. Then I...
Forum: Amusement Bark 14 January 2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 340,606
Posted By niner
Don't Starve intrigued me, so I got that. It's...

Don't Starve intrigued me, so I got that. It's very addictive. I would describe it as Minecraft meets survival horror as drawn by Tim Burton. It's pretty easy to die and death is mostly permanent...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 18 December 2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,365
Posted By niner
Yes, those are the rules here (or they're...

Yes, those are the rules here (or they're similar). I was fostering a pregnant cat and she got grumpy at how I was petting her so she bit me pretty good in the skin between thumb and hand. My wife...
Forum: Crash and Burn 18 October 2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,541
Posted By niner
One thing that was pointed out on another site -...

One thing that was pointed out on another site - the height of the truck varies based on the load in the back. I wonder how many of those box trucks made it through slowly while checking, with a...
Forum: Social Studies 29 September 2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 18,908
Posted By niner
Black panthers are technically leopards, so if it...

Black panthers are technically leopards, so if it is a translation issue, that would fit as well.
Forum: Social Studies 10 September 2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,187
Posted By niner
Not sure how authoritative LegalAffairs is, but...

Not sure how authoritative LegalAffairs is, but here's a story that matches that:
http://legalaffairs.org/issues/January-February-2005/feature_labi_janfeb05.msp

You'll have to go most of the way...
Forum: NFBSK 01 September 2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 78,698
Posted By niner
According to this Stanford page...

According to this Stanford page (http://www.stanford.edu/group/stanfordbirds/text/essays/Incubation.html), the human body is an excellent temperature for incubating an egg. That's pretty disturbing,...
Forum: Questionable Quotes 01 September 2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,381
Posted By niner
In addition to be of questionable veracity, and...

In addition to be of questionable veracity, and questionable utility ("Mussolini said it, I agree with it, that's the end of it"), it's also flat out wrong.

There is a mosque in Rome....
Forum: Business 15 June 2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 94,321
Posted By niner
One my dad found (and likes) is a circularly...

One my dad found (and likes) is a circularly recursive set of names:
HIRD of
Unix-
Replacing
Daemons

HURD of
Interfaces
Representing
Depth
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