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    In some big city dealerships, many, many car...

    In some big city dealerships, many, many car salesmen are aliens--not U.S. born. I prefer to do business with someone I can relate better to. I worked for 24 years with car salesmen very closely...
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    The mountains to the north of where you live in...

    The mountains to the north of where you live in South Carolina are also no slouches. And with Keowee and Hartwell so close, NW SC is not lacking for fine lakes. We often go to our RV just west of...
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    The greatest group of musicians to ever walk on a...

    The greatest group of musicians to ever walk on a stage together. Each was a superstar on their instruments.
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    I used to work for Ford Motor Co. in Houston. ...

    I used to work for Ford Motor Co. in Houston. But the dealer names have mostly changed since 1976. There are a bunch of Ford dealers there, with Texas being Ford's #1 state in sales.

    I still...
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    My problem child on electronics is my wife. We...

    My problem child on electronics is my wife. We just returned from Spain and Paris, and she scarcely took her nose out of tablet and playing games to see the great art and architecture of the world.
  6. Mac n Cheese goes well, but you need time to fix...

    Mac n Cheese goes well, but you need time to fix it hot. Most go with potato salad and cole slaw that can be made up the day before. Baked beans can be pre-prepared and slapped in the oven the last...
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    Yea, the new style gas plumbing on boats has...

    Yea, the new style gas plumbing on boats has changed over the years. They have done away with the vent that spits gas out when full. When my boat spits out gasoline, it's still probably 3 gallons...
  8. Now that's a thoroughbred.

    Now that's a thoroughbred.
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    The resale prices on late model 3/4 and 1 ton...

    The resale prices on late model 3/4 and 1 ton pickups is relatively good. I have noticed that the new units on dealer lots are either commercial (stripped) trucks or loaded to the gills with...
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    I would say fireworks regulations are pretty lax...

    I would say fireworks regulations are pretty lax in our community. TNT Fireworks is the largest importer of Chinese fireworks in the U.S., and they are headquartered in our industrial park.

    The...
  11. It's only 70 miles and 1 hr. 10 minutes between...

    It's only 70 miles and 1 hr. 10 minutes between The Chick and Scottsboro, Alabama's ramps to Guntersville Lake.

    No reason traveling fishermen cannot catch them both.

    Another good fishing lake...
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    Walmart's like the Waffle Houses. Everyone's the...

    Walmart's like the Waffle Houses. Everyone's the same in each. It's like they've cloned the customers.
  13. He was all of the above. And he was also a...

    He was all of the above. And he was also a tyrant at his job. Many other upper management "car guys" of those years were very demanding as bosses, etc.

    Iacocca was chauffeured around in a...
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    We used to have a major industrial factory that...

    We used to have a major industrial factory that had agreed to control their pollution in the air. We could see the sunsets improving on weekends. Come to find out that the factory shut off their...
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    Branson is the place to go with so many...

    Branson is the place to go with so many activities and music shows. Bull Shoals and Table Rock lakes are nothing short of great too.
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    Now if they made applying eye makeup in Atlanta's...

    Now if they made applying eye makeup in Atlanta's I-85 rush hour traffic, Georgia would be a much safer place. i used to see lady commuters at 20 mph (bumper to bumper) steering with their knees.
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    I've been studying television streaming online...

    I've been studying television streaming online tonight. I've yet to figure out how to stream and watch the television in 4-5 different rooms at the same time--different channels. Very often my wife...
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    My previous house was all hardwood except in the...

    My previous house was all hardwood except in the den off my kitchen. When the carpets wore, I bought the same crap "tavern" grade of red oak up at Dalton for a great price. Thankfully the attached...
  19. I went to Autozone and "borrowed" the p/s pulley...

    I went to Autozone and "borrowed" the p/s pulley puller. It was not any big deal to install the replacement, new pulley and new belt.

    My truck is a Powerstroke diesel with the Bendix Hydroboost...
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    I don't see where Mercury is now making a 70 hp...

    I don't see where Mercury is now making a 70 hp motor. They do make a 1 liter 60 hp that's the same displacement as Yamaha's 50-60-70 hp motors. Mercury's 75 hp motor is 2.1 liters or twice the...
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    " Dealer service/document fee of $895.00,...

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    Dealer service/document fee of $895.00, electronic fee of $398.75" That's right at $1,300 pure profit added. No thanks.
    I like the other statement: "
    Bomnin Chevrolet will NOT sell or lease...
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    It's quite a distance to Panama City, and...

    It's quite a distance to Panama City, and unfortunately the ride through the Deep South is pretty flat and boring after you leave SW Missouri.

    It's a shame that East Tennessee and North Georgia is...
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    I always eat donuts when walking through Walmart....

    I always eat donuts when walking through Walmart. And I usually remember to pay for them too.
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    An alignment shop could tell you if it's a...

    An alignment shop could tell you if it's a suspension issue. With that many miles, the struts and/or the CV shafts could need replacing. Or, there may be a tie rod issue.
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    I'm thorugh fooling with flourescents. I am...

    I'm thorugh fooling with flourescents. I am building a new boat barn, and I'm going to Rural King and buy 4' LED lights on sale usually for about $25. They're so much brighter than flourescents.
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