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Old 11-29-2012, 07:48 PM   #16
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The light fixture equipped with a cord and plug may not be "permanently" installed but could be set up as a portable fixture that is hung on the ceiling as a swag fixture. It would be tricky starting off with a pot light or can light since this would have to be built into a box that can dissipate the heat given off by the fixture.

Originally when telephoning between exchanges you went through the operator and named the destination exchange plus a (usually) 3 or 4 digit number for the called party's phone. When they went to dialing, some exchanges had to be renamed because the first two (sometimes three) letters had to be chosen from the 24 letters A-P and R-Y and not duplicate the number equivalent (A, B, and C correspond to 2) for any other exchange. Sometimes the town name would be the exchange name, sometimes the name of a nearby river might be used.

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Old 11-29-2012, 08:04 PM   #17
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I can remember when gas was 13.9 cents per gallon, so there!

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Old 11-29-2012, 09:02 PM   #18
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Wow, is everybody here a geezer? I thought at 65 I was old. Guess not.
well you are older than me........(but not by much) I remember 25 cent gas and $1.00 movies.
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well you are older than me........(but not by much) I remember 25 cent gas and $1.00 movies.
And popcorn was 10 cents a box.
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Old 11-30-2012, 10:41 AM   #20
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Ok....some of you guys are old geezeres........I'm 56 going on 20......but I have the younger wife.....she is 16 years younger than me....



edit.....did we do a good job of hijacking this thread?
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You guys make me feel better about my 32 years
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Old 11-30-2012, 11:07 AM   #22
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UH, move one chair over and allow me to join you "md2lgyk, I'm 63 1/2.
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Ok....some of you guys are old geezeres........I'm 56 going on 20......but I have the younger wife.....she is 16 years younger than me....
Aah, a "trophy wife." Well done. Mine's a trophy as well, though only three years younger than me. Still don't comprehend how she's put up with me for 28 years. As for hijacking the thread, age and deceit beats youth and inexperience every time LOL.

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