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    Without fail, what people mean when they say 'no...

    Without fail, what people mean when they say 'no one should have a billion dollars' is 'no one except me, of course, because unlike everyone else, I would know just how to handle it.'

    These people...
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    So what if someone has a billion dollars? That's...

    So what if someone has a billion dollars? That's the threshold of hatred we've adopted? Don't lose sight of the fact that there are millions of people who look at you, what with your $5,000 bank...
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    I get really tired of all the anti-rich people...

    I get really tired of all the anti-rich people rhetoric. It's not OK to stereotype black people or gay people but it's OK to lump all rich people under one heading.

    Rich people, black people,...
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    I recently needed a M7 x 1.0 tap. Even the local...

    I recently needed a M7 x 1.0 tap. Even the local DXF supply house didn't have any...and they are a big operation that sells good stuff. McMaster had them but 2 days....

    I went to AutoZone and...
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    " The shit is and has been hitting the fan, the...

    " The shit is and has been hitting the fan, the trend is obvious, the dead trees are obvious, the missing birds are obvious, the missing amphibians are obvious, the pine beetles are obvious, the...
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    "I belonged to this forum several years ago and...

    "I belonged to this forum several years ago and decided to withdraw from it due to bull shit arguments just like this one. "

    So you came back just to leave again? Very nice. Hit us up again in...
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    Here's the difference...I'm not on TV, or in the...

    Here's the difference...I'm not on TV, or in the press, dishing out wisdom. If I were, then fair game. See?

    For every Steven Hawking, there is an equally smart person who can tell you just why...
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    Steven Hawking was a horse's ass. There are a...

    Steven Hawking was a horse's ass. There are a dozen others in his field who are/were just as 'smart' yet he got all the press. Why? Well...he said what the press wanted to hear and of course he...
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    While I agree, EPAIII, that the core of climate...

    While I agree, EPAIII, that the core of climate change is fraud, I don't go as far as thinking corporate greed lies behind it. I'd go so far as to agree that corporate greed might be trailing it. ...
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    While I respect the discipline of those who have...

    While I respect the discipline of those who have every tool organized down to the last set screw, I have to say my shop is not that way. It could be I'm a slob, but even so, I feel too much...
  11. You actually have been a member for over 9 years,...

    You actually have been a member for over 9 years, not 10. Although math has since been proven to be subjective, in 2010 it was still hard cold numbers.
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    "Next are the reserved spaces for "pros". Ok, I...

    "Next are the reserved spaces for "pros". Ok, I can see that, and when I'm there on a pro mission, I use them.

    But the ones I have problems with are the reserved spaces for online order pick-up. "...
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    "Try to go downtown to any local town and the...

    "Try to go downtown to any local town and the employees have taken all the parking spaces by the business I need to go to."

    Precisely! So sick of going to stores and the 15 best spaces are taken....
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    Maybe you could summarize the issues so decent...

    Maybe you could summarize the issues so decent people, like me, don't have to do business with YouTube.
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    So where does he get his customers....? I have...

    So where does he get his customers....?

    I have some wealthy relatives...and I can tell you the rich live in a whole different world than you and I. For example, they use a bank that won't even...
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    Yea, I don't mean the work isn't nice, it indeed...

    Yea, I don't mean the work isn't nice, it indeed is. The design of the table is 'mixed' for me. The top is nice, the legs could use some help both in their design and the protrusion through the top...
  17. "Then you have 300 years of the industrial...

    "Then you have 300 years of the industrial society. You put the piece of metal on the lathe, you turn the crank in the direction of the arrow and you can have a job."

    I saw that, too, and noticed...
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    I used 3M Super Weatherstrip adhevise from the...

    I used 3M Super Weatherstrip adhevise from the auto parts store. About $6.
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    lathe shaped object, lol!

    lathe shaped object, lol!
  20. I've often considered taking a job in a foreign...

    I've often considered taking a job in a foreign country, teaching English to the natives. The problem is....I don't want to work in the UK, and that's where they need it the most.
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    The top wheel on my DoAll was bad so I replaced...

    The top wheel on my DoAll was bad so I replaced it with one of those new-fangled urethane tires. It kept riding off. So I re-fixed it using adhesive. Still kept riding off. It's hard to adhere...
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    Most fields have a 'top tier' of 'artisans' who...

    Most fields have a 'top tier' of 'artisans' who are just that - excellent at presenting their product. The whole package. And most of those artisans are not the best at what they do...they just...
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    YouTube

    Listen to the butterfly....
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    That's kinda what I mean...the workmanship is...

    That's kinda what I mean...the workmanship is incredible. And some of the stuff looks nice. But actually sit on it? Not so great. The worst of the worst...Frank Lloyd Wright. Spend 15 minutes on...
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    The VFD also has a cooling fan. Much a like my...

    The VFD also has a cooling fan. Much a like my fairly new Miller MIG welder, the fan only comes on when the unit reaches a certain temp. Well, it comes on anytime you power up but goes off after...
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