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Old 01-12-2019, 07:32 AM
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Originally Posted by GulfC View Post
I haven't looked it up but I think the 121 (and each marker) is miles to the next city... I think the city's main post office or some specific point in each city.
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Not in Florida. Here, exit numbers are mile markers for the road.
It's miles from the state line.
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Old 01-12-2019, 07:53 AM
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Originally Posted by aFORDable View Post
This is for those of us that grew before Al Gore invented the internet.

How old were you when you discovered the push-in tabs on the ends of an aluminum foil box?
Un-F-ing believable!!!
Sue is in the kitchen laughing about how many years she has cursed at the tin foil roll
We never had a clue they were there!
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Old 01-12-2019, 09:33 AM
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The average height of a dwarf is 4ft

That is a little gnome fact.
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Old 01-12-2019, 09:42 AM
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Originally Posted by aFORDable View Post
This is for those of us that grew before Al Gore invented the internet.

How old were you when you discovered the push-in tabs on the ends of an aluminum foil box?
...and wax paper and plastic wrap.

I just learned that today.
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Old 01-12-2019, 09:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Sprockets View Post
It's miles from the state line.
Are you sure about that? Exit 1 for I-4 is in Tampa. 1 mile from it's western end. I am pretty sure the numbers coincide with how far the exit is from the beginning of the road. However, if the road crosses state lines you are probably correct to some extent.
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Old 01-12-2019, 09:58 AM
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Originally Posted by Riptied View Post
Heard the same thing from an ex-con about big chunks of liver warmed up.
I now know not to eat liver in prison.
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Old 01-12-2019, 10:03 AM
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Better yet, don’t commit any crimes that’ll beach you there.
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Old 01-12-2019, 10:06 AM
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Lots of people still don't know how to determine on which side of an unfamiliar vehicle the gas fill is located, without getting out of the drivers seat.

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Old 01-12-2019, 10:15 AM
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Well I'll be damned! I had to get up and go look too. WTF!
EFF! all these years effing with it floping out of the box.....
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Old 01-12-2019, 10:36 AM
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Originally Posted by G8RDave View Post

Are you sure about that? Exit 1 for I-4 is in Tampa. 1 mile from it's western end. I am pretty sure the numbers coincide with how far the exit is from the beginning of the road. However, if the road crosses state lines you are probably correct to some extent.
Must be from the beginning or state line. See, I learned something new!
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Old 01-12-2019, 10:48 AM
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Originally Posted by TipsyMcStagger View Post
Lots of people still don't know how to determine on which side of an unfamiliar vehicle the gas fill is located, without getting out of the drivers seat.

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Well?
You gonna help us out of just brag about how smart you are?
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Old 01-12-2019, 10:50 AM
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Originally Posted by aFORDable View Post
This is for those of us that grew before Al Gore invented the internet.

How old were you when you discovered the push-in tabs on the ends of an aluminum foil box?
Apparently 49
Sumbich
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Old 01-12-2019, 10:54 AM
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The ABC Song, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, and Baa Baa Black Sheep all follow the same tune.
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Old 01-12-2019, 10:58 AM
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Originally Posted by TipsyMcStagger View Post
Lots of people still don't know how to determine on which side of an unfamiliar vehicle the gas fill is located, without getting out of the drivers seat.

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Very nice!! Never noticed before and just checked ours, bingo! Sooooo if dementia ever' comes knockin'.....
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Old 01-12-2019, 11:00 AM
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Originally Posted by 1976K204x4 View Post
Well?
You gonna help us out of just brag about how smart you are?
Look for the arrow.

I had no idea about the foil either. That's the first thing I'm going to look at when I get home.
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Old 01-12-2019, 11:02 AM
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Originally Posted by 1976K204x4 View Post
Well?
You gonna help us out of just brag about how smart you are?
You're looking right at it. The arrow (triangle) is pointing to the left.

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Old 01-12-2019, 11:06 AM
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Originally Posted by TipsyMcStagger View Post
You're looking right at it. The arrow (triangle) is pointing to the left.

Holy sht!
Thanks
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Old 01-12-2019, 11:14 AM
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I just learned a couple of weeks ago, that if you are texting and want to make a correction, just hold the space bar and move the cursor to where you want to make the edit.

Years wasted pecking at the stupid screen hoping the cursor would show up in the right spot.
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Old 01-12-2019, 11:16 AM
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Also, roosters can mate up to 30 times a day. Found that out when one of our "hens" wasn't a hen.
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Old 01-12-2019, 11:34 AM
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Short piece of yellow webbing strap attached a lug nut of a semi-trailer wheel. Not sure how long this trick has been used, I just saw my first one last month.

Installed on trailers that frequent the colder climes, its a visual indicator to the driver that the brakes are not locked up. Rotation of the strap is able to be seen in the rear view mirror.
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