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Old 04 May 2018, 04:18 PM
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My daughter opened an account and deposited her inheritance check as soon as she received it last Friday (4/27). She won't have access to any of that money until Tuesday (5/8). The really annoying part is that the guy she talked to when she opened the account told her that the hold wouldn't expire until then, but he also said that part of the funds might be released earlier. Now customer service is telling her that doesn't happen.
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Old 04 May 2018, 11:21 PM
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Necco Wafers are the same consistency and taste as their (the original) Conversation Hearts for Valentine's day. If you've ever had those, it tastes the same. (at least, to me they do).
Aren't the original Conversation Hearts made by Necco?

As far as charge cords, my experience mirrors Mouse's--whether official Apple or a no-name, five-dollar charger from the supermarket, none of mine have lasted longer than six months.
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Old 04 May 2018, 11:47 PM
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Wow.

My iPod cord lasted something like seven or eight years- I just replaced it last year.
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Old 05 May 2018, 06:46 AM
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Now I want pillow mints, which I would guess most of us who like Necco wafers and conversation hearts cannot resist.
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Old 05 May 2018, 07:47 PM
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Now I want pillow mints, which I would guess most of us who like Necco wafers and conversation hearts cannot resist.
I love pillow mints, oh help! But don't have much love for Necco & friends.
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Old 07 May 2018, 04:14 AM
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Today I found the sunglasses that I thought I had lost last year. Of course I replaced them long ago. They were on the garage floor for some reason, in plain sight.
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Old 07 May 2018, 04:48 AM
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Do you have animals?
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Old 07 May 2018, 02:22 PM
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Pillow mints are the best when they are the ones that dissolve quickly. The ones that sit on your tongue like a lump are so-so. Same goes for conversation hearts and Smarties (U.S. kind).

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Old 07 May 2018, 03:43 PM
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I like the quick dissolving kind, too, and I can only tolerate them when they are not too strongly minty.

I have rarely found them at all lately, and when I have, they've been too strong. I've about given up on them.
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Old 07 May 2018, 06:01 PM
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Do you have animals?
Yes but he's not allowed in the garage. (See "Forbidden Garage of Mystery" in letters you wish you could send your pet).
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Old 07 May 2018, 07:00 PM
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I can only tolerate them when they are not too strongly minty.
I think those are called butter mints. There are actually recipes for them on the web (surprised the heck out of me).

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Old 07 May 2018, 07:21 PM
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I used to be able to get the non-butter kind and have them not be too strong. I like butter mints OK too, but the ones I'm thinking of were not that.
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Old 07 May 2018, 07:56 PM
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Someone put gum on my car and although I was able to get it off the paint, there's still some residue sticking on the grille no matter what I do. Bug/tar/goo removers aren't really working.

I don't know if part of the problem is that it's unintentionally been baking in the sun for at least a few days? I originally thought it was just a large glop of bird poo that would wash off in the rain. Today, when I realized it wasn't, I had difficulty removing it.
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Old 07 May 2018, 07:59 PM
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Someone put gum on my car and although I was able to get it off the paint, there's still some residue sticking on the grille no matter what I do. Bug/tar/goo removers aren't really working.

I don't know if part of the problem is that it's unintentionally been baking in the sun for at least a few days? I originally thought it was just a large glop of bird poo that would wash off in the rain. Today, when I realized it wasn't, I had difficulty removing it.
Kind of a long shot but you could try freezing the blob then see if it will snap off. You might try a can of freeze spray from a hardware or electronic store, or just packing as much ice around it as you can.
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Old 08 May 2018, 12:53 PM
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Sometimes Crisco works when other tar/goo removers don't

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Old 08 May 2018, 05:23 PM
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I have discovered a store brand "family" (HAH) size chocolate bar that is almost as good as Cadbury's at half the price. This is not good!
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Old 09 May 2018, 02:16 AM
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I keep managing to do weird things that FUBAR my computer, then I have to struggle to figure out what I did, so I can undo it. I’m starting to wonder if I’m ever going to have to explain to the authorities about how I somehow hacked the Pentagon, but I have no idea how I did it.
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Old 09 May 2018, 03:36 AM
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Someone put gum on my car and although I was able to get it off the paint, there's still some residue sticking on the grille no matter what I do. Bug/tar/goo removers aren't really working.

I don't know if part of the problem is that it's unintentionally been baking in the sun for at least a few days? I originally thought it was just a large glop of bird poo that would wash off in the rain. Today, when I realized it wasn't, I had difficulty removing it.
Here in the wonderful land of Oz, eucalyptus oil is the go for removing sticky stuff.
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Old 09 May 2018, 04:37 AM
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Someone put gum on my car and although I was able to get it off the paint, there's still some residue sticking on the grille no matter what I do. Bug/tar/goo removers aren't really working.

I don't know if part of the problem is that it's unintentionally been baking in the sun for at least a few days? I originally thought it was just a large glop of bird poo that would wash off in the rain. Today, when I realized it wasn't, I had difficulty removing it.
Lighter fluid tends to be good at removing sticky goo, but I'm not sure how safe it is for your car's paint job.
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Old 09 May 2018, 12:30 PM
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Here in the wonderful land of Oz, eucalyptus oil is the go for removing sticky stuff.
When I went there in the early 2000’s there were TV adverts for “Big Kev!” and his various products, I think one was ‘Goo Remover”

Is he still around? He was a sort of entreprenureal hero of ours when we were over there!
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