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    It's all good man .... peace bro ! For...

    It's all good man .... peace bro !

    For whatever it's worth, i can understand the wrath. It would be nice if it were all perfectly transparent but the culture here in Maine is a little different....
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    Yep, that's pretty much it Jim.

    Yep, that's pretty much it Jim.
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    Symbols have different meanings to different...

    Symbols have different meanings to different people. To me ... it represents balance. It's a balance of reason in equilibrium with a wisdom of the heart.

    Another interpretation would be that it's...
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    < Gentle Laughter > Whoa ... dude ... sloooow...

    < Gentle Laughter > Whoa ... dude ... sloooow down and take a deep breath. You've got yourself all worked up again. You've got all kinds of crazy ideas in your head.

    What's goin' on ? Common...
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    Ohh man ... totally get what you're saying. ...

    Ohh man ... totally get what you're saying.

    I've been married for 38 yrs and it just keeps getting better. One thing i've found is that it's good to "feed back" from time to while she's talking.
    ...
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    If it's the one i'm thinking of ..... ? ...

    If it's the one i'm thinking of ..... ?

    Sometimes, folks go off on a tangent and get themselves all confused.

    I was talking with a woman many years ago and she taught me something valuable.We...
  7. Ummm ... guys ... it's a complicated situation....

    Ummm ... guys ... it's a complicated situation. Please re-direct.
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    Way to go Jim. Nicely done. That was no easy fix...

    Way to go Jim. Nicely done. That was no easy fix if so many people have been wrestling with it and very few have found a solution.

    I looked into it and the Win 10 thing is kind of a grey area. The...
  9. It's a complicated situation BG. Best that we...

    It's a complicated situation BG. Best that we should avoid that discussion here. (* Hint * Was politely trying to re-direct the conversation. )
  10. I've got to head out. Only have a couple of...

    I've got to head out. Only have a couple of minutes.

    It would probably be better not to talk about the former situation.

    Focus on the now ? You've got a whole new life ahead of you. You're a...
  11. Hey girl, Welcome back ! You were gone but...

    Hey girl,

    Welcome back ! You were gone but not forgotten.

    I've got to mind my words, but totally get what you were saying about before. Maybe not the best situation ya know ? You just have to...
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    I ran a few of the numbers. ( Hopefully got it...

    I ran a few of the numbers. ( Hopefully got it right. )

    The varnish coated wire would be classed as #2 copper here. You're getting 2.01 USD/lb in NZ. They're paying about 1.90 USD/lb at one of the...
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    I'll try to put it another way. I think we've...

    I'll try to put it another way. I think we've both been doing this for awhile.

    Think about the trend from large to small. First there was the shift from towers & desktops to laptops. Next, there...
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    I think it leads us back to the Large socket mobo...

    I think it leads us back to the Large socket mobo vs. cell phone board quandary though.

    The cell phone boards fetch 3x what the lg socket mobos do but it could be a problem to source enough cell...
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    Ohh ... man ... totally agree. The manufacturers...

    Ohh ... man ... totally agree. The manufacturers have done a very good job of doing more with less. Gotta hand it to em'.

    I was reading a study that was done sometime back around 1998. Globally,...
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    Maine may be similar to Cali. We've got RVM's (...

    Maine may be similar to Cali. We've got RVM's ( Reverse vending machines ) at work. The way it works is that the customer puts a can or bottle in the machine and gets a ticket for five cents. They...
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    I think you have to look at the broader picture...

    I think you have to look at the broader picture when it comes to Ewaste.

    You probably have to process circuit boards by the ton in order to do it cost effectively. You could refine just for gold...
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    The days are getting shorter now and sometimes i...

    The days are getting shorter now and sometimes i have to haul bags of trash and the recycleables out back after dark. Feral cats seem to be the critters that i come up on most often these days though...
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    You know what they always say .... ask your...

    You know what they always say .... ask your buyer.

    I wish i could offer more help.

    The boards with the gold traces aren't common but they aren't uncommon either. It all seems to depend on what...
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    I was self employed as a master carpenter for a...

    I was self employed as a master carpenter for a good many years but it came to a point where there just wasn't any joy in it anymore. In one way or another, it was all about the money. Taxes and...
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    Yep, definitely "The Who". ;) They're right...

    Yep, definitely "The Who". ;)

    They're right up there with Led Zepplin, Boston, Emerson Lake & Palmer, Yes, Jethro Tull, Aerosmith, and an obscure group called Renaissance. Man ... the level of...
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    I think a lot of it is generational. It's the...

    I think a lot of it is generational. It's the music that you came up trough with ? I get sentimental about the good ole days of rock n roll cause there are so many memories attached to the music. An...
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    There are some really good guitarist's out there....

    There are some really good guitarist's out there. Steve Vai & Eric Johnson come to mind. Glen Campbell of all people was outstanding talent. Just watch what he did with " Classical Gas ". It's a...
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    It's kinda sad. I think we all have to compromise...

    It's kinda sad. I think we all have to compromise ourselves to some degree or another on our regular day job. We're not all that different from the working gal on the street corner. Sometimes ... you...
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    Ohh gawd ... i know this won't be popular ... but...

    Ohh gawd ... i know this won't be popular ... but maybe honest ?

    One of the definitions of prostitute:

    a person who misuses their talents or who sacrifices their self-respect for the sake of...
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