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Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance Today, 06:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,529
Posted By 8gv
While we are enjoying this fuel fueled...

While we are enjoying this fuel fueled discussion, let me make some carb cleaning suggestions.

I use PineSol.

Soaking my motorcycle carb parts in PinSol overnight left them very clean.

Wear...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance Today, 10:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,529
Posted By 8gv
I had a chance conversation with a guy at a gas...

I had a chance conversation with a guy at a gas station the other day.

He said he runs street gas in his power equipment all season.

At the end of the season he syphons out what is in the tanks...
Forum: Boating Yesterday, 09:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,319
Posted By 8gv
And that my friends is why keel hauling was...

And that my friends is why keel hauling was invented! :laugh:
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2022, 06:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,106
Posted By 8gv
Earlier in this thread I incorrectly posted what...

Earlier in this thread I incorrectly posted what my Long Bay and Village fees are.

The correct numbers are:

Long Bay $2,300

Village $500

I humbly apologize for providing fake news.
Forum: Boating 08-12-2022, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,319
Posted By 8gv
Secure dockage first! New or used? ...

Secure dockage first!

New or used?

Many, many new boats were sold during the pandemic.

The free money and perhaps a brush with mortality had non boaters buying boats.

I predict that next...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2022, 09:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,106
Posted By 8gv
A plague of frogs?

A plague of frogs?
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2022, 11:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,436
Posted By 8gv
I was once making a work deposit at the bank...

I was once making a work deposit at the bank night depository.

I opened it with my key and saw a big ol' bag o' cash that was stuck there.

The procedure with using the depository is to put the...
Forum: Boating 08-11-2022, 11:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,819
Posted By 8gv
The surface of the lake is too crowded. What...

The surface of the lake is too crowded.

What is needed are more submarines!
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2022, 11:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,106
Posted By 8gv
Paugus Bay... When we head out to the main...

Paugus Bay...

When we head out to the main lake we chuckle about the fact that the folks in Paugus Bay are heading out through the Weirs channel while a similar number of boats are heading into...
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2022, 08:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,106
Posted By 8gv
Associations are not for everybody. Whenever...

Associations are not for everybody.

Whenever there are humans involved it can get interesting.

That said, I could not live where I live and enjoy the amenities of this nice neighborhood without...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 08-11-2022, 08:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,529
Posted By 8gv
Sometimes one can just get lucky... Try...

Sometimes one can just get lucky...

Try whacking the side of the float bowl with the handle of a screwdriver.

A slightly stuck float needle may be freed by the impact... sometimes.
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2022, 12:54 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 36,021
Posted By 8gv
Or... That facts of the case tell a...

Or...

That facts of the case tell a different story than the public was led to believe.

I get it.

Veterans killed, multiple offender druggy FROM ELSEWHERE... what's not to hate?

What if...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2022, 05:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,106
Posted By 8gv
I pay Long Bay fees of $1,750/year and my...

I pay Long Bay fees of $1,750/year and my "village" fee is $500/year.

We own our home and lot.

Real estate agents and their clients sometimes get the fee numbers wrong.

Due diligence is a...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2022, 08:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,106
Posted By 8gv
When you say the boat will be on a mooring or at...

When you say the boat will be on a mooring or at a marina, how important is that for you?

The availability of either may drive your purchase.

At Long Bay you can buy a home with a deeded boat...
Forum: Boating 08-07-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,420
Posted By 8gv
Ducks??? Try an otter or some other unknown...

Ducks???

Try an otter or some other unknown predator that drags its prey onto my swim platform, eats the best parts and then leaves some for me.

There is not enough ketchup in the world for me...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2022, 12:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,134
Posted By 8gv
Here are some drive in movie theatre ads from...

Here are some drive in movie theatre ads from yesteryear.

Some may be a bit suggestive.

https://youtu.be/4uhKLd9tBt4
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2022, 10:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,234
Posted By 8gv
I intended to cover only the helm of my boat...

I intended to cover only the helm of my boat using my super duper Walmart back packer tarp (hi FLL) to save me the five million snaps that the full covers require.

The heat must have fried my...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 08-04-2022, 10:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,725
Posted By 8gv
My remarks were made assuming you have a central...

My remarks were made assuming you have a central air system.

Portable window and floor units have filters that need periodic cleaning.
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2022, 10:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,485
Posted By 8gv
In the past, people who conducted themselves...

In the past, people who conducted themselves poorly enough to not keep a steady job and require public assistance or panhandling were shamed.

Now they seem to be treated as victims.

The fact...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2022, 10:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,485
Posted By 8gv
Perhaps our high "lock up" rate is a result of...

Perhaps our high "lock up" rate is a result of diminished familial and societal structure.

I don't see high recidivism as a contradiction to my statement.

I see it as people who screwed up and...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,485
Posted By 8gv
In all things, society gets more of what is...

In all things, society gets more of what is rewarded and less of what is punished.

When solving problems, care must be taken to avoid incentivizing them.
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2022, 06:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,485
Posted By 8gv
Am I correct in my recollection that many people...

Am I correct in my recollection that many people with mental illness were previously cared for in institutions?

My understanding is that society determined the "warehousing" of the mentally ill...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 08-03-2022, 06:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,025
Posted By 8gv
This or have more size options.

This or have more size options.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 08-03-2022, 06:24 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,725
Posted By 8gv
If you run it that cold the equipment better be...

If you run it that cold the equipment better be right.

Have your evaporator and condensor coils been cleaned lately?

Is the blower clean?
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,082
Posted By 8gv
Yeah but... Why not give the dog owner an...

Yeah but...

Why not give the dog owner an opportunity to resolve this?

Why rely on "an understanding" that they don't care, which may not be accurate?

Jumping over step one and going...
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