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Forum: Polls Yesterday, 06:40 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 66,893
Posted By ApS
Bestus I Can See...

"Car buff" here. :coolsm:

The newest car is the green 1958 Pontiac (left). The other green car is a 1956 Dodge (right).

The white convertible is a 1956 Studebaker Sky Hawk. It had a Studebaker...
Forum: Boating Yesterday, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,060
Posted By ApS
Question Destined for the General Fund?

Why am I reminded of Maryland's "Rain Tax"?
:look:


If NH goes to tax boat lifts, I'll bet they could fill three new positions!
:rolleye2:

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Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews Yesterday, 07:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,613
Posted By ApS
Exclamation "For The Chil'ren"...

Yup...me too.

I can't tell you how many plastic straws I've pulled out of the lake!
:rolleye1:

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Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 01-18-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,613
Posted By ApS
Question Sharing Drinks?

Especially when you don't know where they've been?

https://i.servimg.com/u/f91/18/11/38/95/dachsh10.jpg

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Forum: Winni Wildlife 01-17-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 740
Posted By ApS
Question Speaking in "Porcupine"...

Here's a video of a fat porcupine "talking" with his mouth full:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGz8jcbJjRw


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Forum: Outdoor Recreation 01-12-2019, 04:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,257
Posted By ApS
Thumbs up Footprints in the Snow...

Great article from The Union Leader…

https://www.unionleader.com/nh/outdoors/footprints-in-the-snow-lead-to-an-emotional-rescue/article_482a2e0f-e725-5df6-9e7c-5958bdb272e5.html
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,256
Posted By ApS
Lightbulb All Teachers Should be Required to Wear Bulky Concealed Holsters...

Broward County schools received million$ from State and Federal treasuries because they'd falsely reported a lessening number of criminal incidents in Broward schools. This Parkland killer was one of...
Forum: Boating 01-08-2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,291
Posted By ApS
Question Getting Wetter Since 1983?

Since I have the tools, the inclination, and the time to fix such things, I can't complain about dock repairs. :look:

Interesting that our dock problems increase as the shoreline diminishes in...
Forum: Boating 01-07-2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,291
Posted By ApS
Arrow Getting Wetter Since 1983...

Wakes increase in height as they approach the shoreline. Most of our "splashed" areas are within eight feet of shore. Because of the professional custom fitting in 1983, the shoreline section would...
Forum: Automotive 01-05-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,146
Posted By ApS
Red face CVT Trivia...

The first production automobile with CVT transmissions was the DAF "Daffodil" from Holland. (1961).
...
Forum: Boating 01-05-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,110
Posted By ApS
Lightbulb Easy-Peasy...

'Happens to everybody.

:look:

What's worked for me was to attach the anchor line at the transom, put a few pounds of tension on the anchor line, and circle the anchor gently under power. ...
Forum: Boating 01-04-2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,291
Posted By ApS
Arrow Loons Select Quiet Waters...

Naturally strong winds can hit the rocky breakwaters on the Broads side of Wolfeboro Neck, and send spray over the next breakwater. :eek: It is probably natural wind-driven erosion that makes the...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 01-02-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,433
Posted By ApS
Red face Now, I make Two Meals out of One "Graveyard Special"...

Not so long ago, at the Wolfeboro Inn, we used to joke "Someday, there'll be $5 hamburgers".
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 01-02-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,265
Posted By ApS
Thumbs up Winnipesaukee Lumber sells Artificial Wood...

Well, let's try this:

Moss (discussed here previously (https://www.winnipesaukee.com/forums/showpost.php?p=303874&postcount=26)) has caused moisture and rot on one 8" wide facia (vertical roof...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 01-01-2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,353
Posted By ApS
Thumbs up Pure Condensate...

In less-frozen areas of the country, condensate is routed to a barrel, where it is collected for use in gardens. (Or run from a barrel through a hose directly to needy plantings). :idea:
Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,590
Posted By ApS
Arrow While Looking for Something Else...

Washington State has similar "Palm Trees"—traced to wake boats. :rolleye1:
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Forum: Winni Wildlife 12-29-2018, 04:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,872
Posted By ApS
Arrow Hours vs. Seconds...

Maybe you're familiar with the 19th century experiments by a Russian Behaviorist, who studied drowning rodents in his laboratory. Their final minutes were easy to empathize with, as their reactions...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,590
Posted By ApS
Arrow Very Difficult to Raise That Big Tree Back Up...

Future firewood. :(


Why not?

Palm trees grow in Switzerland. Oberhofen Castle pictured:

https://tripelonia.com/app/webroot/uploads/images/oberhofen-castle-beautiful-view.jpg

...and...
Forum: Boating 12-26-2018, 04:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,291
Posted By ApS
Arrow "Boating Intensity" Intensifying...

• Developers in my particular Florida County are required to donate to the County a less-desirable building lot that is equivalent in size to the one they are developing.

• That unbuilt lot is...
Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,782
Posted By ApS
Thumbs up Before "Ice-Out", When The Water Has Settled...

On a sunny Spring say—about two or three days before "Ice-Out", select a spot in the Lake whose depth is known—and where Ice-Out boat travel can be expected to be minimal. With the sun directly...
Forum: Boating 12-24-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,291
Posted By ApS
Arrow Something In The Future We Can Do Something About...

Shoreline property owners pay their share of taxes; otherwise, all they can do is to wring their hands over shoreline development—which was entirely beyond their control.

The intensification in...
Forum: Boating 12-22-2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,291
Posted By ApS
Question No Wake—What's Not to Understand?

Protecting those nesting sites that remain becomes even more important.

Shouldn't modern Humanity's dominion over wild animals be expected to take a turn for the better?

Most images of...
Forum: Boating 12-21-2018, 04:17 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,291
Posted By ApS
Arrow Supporting No-Wake Restrictions...

• To the first comment, I've only referred to the area I know best—which is Winter Harbor.

• Of the six or seven shoreline miles of Winter Harbor, there has been only one documented Loon nest for...
Forum: Boating 12-19-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,291
Posted By ApS
Arrow Winter Harbor: No Wake for One Loon Nest...Regularly Violated...

Because their feet are far back on their bodies, Loons must wriggle on shore to build and tend to their nests.

Because Loons select low and marshy areas for their nests, Loons' favored habitat is...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 12-19-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,994
Posted By ApS
Red face Tall White Pines All Around the House...

Central air last summer? We never turned our A/C on all last summer :look: (Usually only two or three days per average summer).

What are we doing wrong? :confused:
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