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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) Yesterday, 06:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 740
Posted By MarkJames
Whaaaa? We're talking about ICU capacity due to...

Whaaaa? We're talking about ICU capacity due to Covid patients.

Nobody goes to the ICU for elective surgeries (unless it got
botched).
Forum: Technology 07-02-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 151
Posted By MarkJames
As I understand it, the resident search function...

As I understand it, the resident search function leaves something to be desired.

But if you search via google, along with your handle, Ct and a topic, you might find the certain something...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 477
Posted By MarkJames
Is the plan to turn it into a garage?

Is the plan to turn it into a garage?
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 477
Posted By MarkJames
You could always ask the neighbors with the same...

You could always ask the neighbors with the same type house. Maybe one of them had it torn out.
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 477
Posted By MarkJames
I hereby declare that it is not...

I hereby declare that it is not load-bearing.....unless there's a post in there.

Please remit $500.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-29-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 84,166
Posted By MarkJames
I still hear folks say they want to go with one...

I still hear folks say they want to go with one that "will really sell my home", or something to that effect. What does that even mean?
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 06-27-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 183
Posted By MarkJames
Sorry. I did that because I retracted a comment....

Sorry. I did that because I retracted a comment. I was going to have a client snap some pics of their screen door, but they're unavailable.
Forum: Pest Control 06-27-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By MarkJames
https://www.almanac.com/pest/silverfish

https://www.almanac.com/pest/silverfish
Forum: Health & Safety 06-27-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 650
Posted By MarkJames
I live with ulnar nerve damage in my left hand,...

I live with ulnar nerve damage in my left hand, too. Three fingers that are curled up, weak and a bit of a pita to pull a glove on when it's cold (they curl up more).

Biggest "danger" is...
Forum: Remodeling 06-23-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 333
Posted By MarkJames
If you have a cut nail, take a few 45 degree...

If you have a cut nail, take a few 45 degree hammer taps at the edge of the broken piece. Just a thought before locating the dremel.
Forum: Electrical 06-22-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 417
Posted By MarkJames
Side note. Don't forget to read the fine print...

Side note. Don't forget to read the fine print on those LED's. Not all last "22.7 years!", and many can't be in fully enclosed fixtures.
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 593
Posted By MarkJames
My dad always wants (and wanted) to fix stuff,...

My dad always wants (and wanted) to fix stuff, but he doesn't have the skills for it. So I learned with him, yet fighting him often on the method to do it. I just spent two days cleaning out his...
Forum: Tiling 06-17-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 341
Posted By MarkJames
...or poorly mixed thinset and grout. (Maybe...

...or poorly mixed thinset and grout. (Maybe that's what slaking, then remixing is all about.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xSRe9gkhgk
Forum: Business 06-13-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 276
Posted By MarkJames
Plenty of scammers are good with merely a name...

Plenty of scammers are good with merely a name and address for starters. It opens doors.

https://nypost.com/2017/06/03/scammers-can-steal-your-identity-just-by-using-your-address/
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-11-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 84,166
Posted By MarkJames
I hate being tech support at home, and it always...

I hate being tech support at home, and it always goes something like this: "It won't print! Do we have any more ink?! I need this now!" etc...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-05-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 84,166
Posted By MarkJames
Things I hate.. Accidental abrasion (to the...

Things I hate..

Accidental abrasion (to the head in this instance)...and about a day later doing it again to pretty much the the same spot. Argggh!

I'm postponing my next haircut to cover it...
Forum: Health & Safety 06-03-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 396
Posted By MarkJames
At least I'll be able to recognize you if I see...

At least I'll be able to recognize you if I see you around some day.
Forum: Health & Safety 06-03-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 396
Posted By MarkJames
Ouch. So there was a brief delay between...

Ouch.

So there was a brief delay between the time you removed your hand and when it failed?
Forum: Business 06-03-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,591
Posted By MarkJames
On the bright side, that's a handful of "lessons...

On the bright side, that's a handful of "lessons learned" from just one client relationship. :thumbsup:

It doesn't mean you can't work with those types, but that you'll establish the...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 06-02-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By MarkJames
Just a guess, but did you put a wrench on that...

Just a guess, but did you put a wrench on that threaded collar (or whatever it's called)? It looks like it's meant to be turned.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-28-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By MarkJames
Revenge from bad press

Tensions running high on this one.

https://heavy.com/news/2020/05/copper-stallion-media/
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-25-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 251
Posted By MarkJames
Time

Welcome to the thread on time (The tool repair thread by our resident countertop repair guru prompted this.)

Time....the value of it, , trade-offs, when to not have the clock running as you use...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-22-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 84,166
Posted By MarkJames
I'd be very tempted to get a handful of friends...

I'd be very tempted to get a handful of friends and neighbors to do an unofficial walk (with the requisite social distancing) to keep it going. Do it respectfully, of course, and be sure to call the...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-22-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 749
Posted By MarkJames
I think he filmed himself. He's missing a few...

I think he filmed himself. He's missing a few screws.

Although this is far, far worse, it reminded me of the jackass show where Bam was always slapping his dad on film. Sick way to get some...
Forum: Electrical 05-22-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
Posted By MarkJames
I'd be concerned about it turning on with a...

I'd be concerned about it turning on with a patient sitting in a dental chair motionless after several minutes. And they'll probably stare right at it if it turns on.

I think you need two...
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