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Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,790
Posted By thebix
Vast Wasteland - 1961

Distaste for entertainment content is nothing new.

FCC Chair Newton Minow dubbed TV a vast wasteland in 1961.

The Scathing Speech That Made Television History...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,719
Posted By thebix
Unpredictable

I remember Halloween weekend in 1984? when the Mount was split in two to add the additional length. I was on Rattlesnake Island, and the temps were about 80 that Saturday, perfect weather for the...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 09-05-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,742
Posted By thebix
Stop spreading FUD, get your facts straight

https://boston.cbslocal.com/2019/09/05/drivers-license-undocumented-immigrants-massachusetts-bill-living-in-country-illegally/?fbclid=IwAR1sJdYzUqU7O_kCB0DiN1lrL6p7SCq2JF_v_J33fsPcSF9rWoobE3HY5X0
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Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,426
Posted By thebix
Utility Infrastructure

Before the street is rebuilt and paved every and each utility /water / sewer underground is being updated / repaired. Its not the paving company digging and filling, its each utility. No new smooth...
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By thebix
Buy a replacement 6

Lots of phones here.

https://glyde.com/
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,939
Posted By thebix
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 645
Posted By thebix
Current Technology

If the goal is to get a picture on ceramic tile, check Google for:
print photos on ceramic tiles

Many place can print your photo or artwork on tiles, rather then hand painting.
We have a 4x2 set...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,107
Posted By thebix
Ticket fees are nearly doubled

The venue clams that base ticket prices are in some cases lower, but the Live Nation purchase page also says prices vary due to demand and are not fixed prices for a given section. I have bought two...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 943
Posted By thebix
Some more specifics. please

What kind of programming?
Computer programming, perhaps, as opposed to programming a VCR?
Maybe web page programming, or some online ordering / POS system?
I am a retired software engineer /...
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,820
Posted By thebix
Cable or Fiber?

I see the statement 'Comcast would string new cable throughout Laconia, just as it is doing now in Rochester.' I hope that is just the reporter's uninformed description. Why would any new...
Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,676
Posted By thebix
Gauge number vs size of wire

Seems a little odd, one can't really have 'too large a gauge'. See, for a gauge of a wire the larger the number, the smaller the wire and less current / more voltage drop it has.
So a 22 gauge wire...
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,789
Posted By thebix
Best to be careful

Good work FLL. Always wise to be suspicious and check it out directly with the source then assume it's OK and possibly give out personnel info in a phisihing scam.
Forum: History 08-25-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 66,953
Posted By thebix
Massachusetts Bay Railroad Enthusiasts Train/Boat trip

I rode an excursion run by the Massachusetts Bay Railroad Enthusiasts back in the 70's as I recall. Two trains left Boston North Station. The train I was on went to Weirs Beach, then we transferred...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 07-03-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,221
Posted By thebix
Wholesale prices? That is the price charged to...

Wholesale prices? That is the price charged to us as via the buying group. There are many such groups available,including the Our Town Energy Alliance (OTEA) that is available to anybody that joins...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 07-03-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,221
Posted By thebix
Fuel buying groups make a big difference

The fuel cost table assumes certain fuel cost. But my buying group has oil at 2.70 and propane at 1.70. This makes the propane price per million BTU about $24, almost the same as oil, and only...
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,172
Posted By thebix
Facebook post at about 5 PM 4/26 says opening May 4.

Weirs Drive-In Theater
4 hrs
Latest word from Patti Cakes is we will open May 4th, but I know nothing beyond that. Details coming soon.
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,656
Posted By thebix
Careful, Email is not a guaranteed delivery protocol

Unless you want to be sure you receive the bill or statement.

https://support.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/204141506-Common-issues-with-email-deliverability

The way it's commonly used, email...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,476
Posted By thebix
Community Yard Sale August 19

First United Methodist Church in Gilford is sponsoring a community yard sale.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 06-05-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 61,188
Posted By thebix
From Donald Trump's address to Congress in a Feb. 28, 2017 speech.

The 94 million unemployed is basically 'fake news', as it includes mostly people that are not expected to be in the real workforce, such as students, retirees, and stay at home parents taking care of...
Forum: Winni Wildlife 05-09-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,624
Posted By thebix
Recipe

I also use the recipe ratio that Donna and Barney mention.

4 parts of water to one part of sugar.

I make one cup at a time, as Donna say, 1/4 cup sugar to one cup water.
Barney just makes 4...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 05-01-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,755
Posted By thebix
New Hampshire Climate Audit

New Hampshire Climate Audit has a cost compare web page.

http://www.nhclimateaudit.org/calculators.php

One can input their own costs and efficiencies to provide an accurate comparison for your...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 04-06-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 32,996
Posted By thebix
From their Facebook page this morning.

Good Morning Steakhouse Friends & Family! Due to unforeseen circumstances, we will not be opening today as originally planned. We are working diligently to resolve this as quickly as possible and...
Forum: General Issues 09-18-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 114,536
Posted By thebix
Traded for a summer home in Maine inherited from Mrs. Sanders parents.

http://www.snopes.com/2016/08/10/bernie-sanders-buys-summer-home/

O'Meara Sanders said that she had inherited a vacation home in Maine, but the family was unable to make use of it due to its...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,231
Posted By thebix
Less than half the size of Winni

SML is 32 square miles of water, Winni is 72. The SML shoreline is huge because it was made from a number of rivers combined, long and skinny. The largest body of open water reminds me of...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,231
Posted By thebix
What about Bob

Rent the movie What About Bob. All about Lake Winni, but actually filmed on SML!

We are native New Englanders but spend a few years in Richmond, Virginia (now back home for retirement and to be...
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