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    Re: Spark plug madness - what's the answer?

    Yes well, it's if the nacelle is fully blocked that the problem happens not when it has holes in it, it just won't prime properly if it's torn/worn/ripped/perished, just require more pulls on the...
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    Re: Deep Dive Into Covid 19 Origins

    More like malfeasance hunting.
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    Deep Dive Into Covid 19 Origins

    The Lab-Leak Theory: Inside the Fight to Uncover COVID-19’s Origins:

    https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2021/06/the-lab-leak-theory-inside-the-fight-to-uncover-covid-19s-origins

    Well worth the...
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    Re: Spark plug madness - what's the answer?

    Forgot to mention, does it have a rubber primer nacelle anywhere, if so make sure that the small hole at the top of the nacelle is clear of dirt and debris as if it is blocked that will cause the...
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    Re: America still using the Imperial System

    "I'm an oldy and still think in inches and feet. Stuff the French ideals on metric!"

    Same here, and it makes things easier to relate to in the real world in terms of distance for instance.

    One...
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    Re: Landline no longer working

    "If anyone loses out it will be the Yank investors"

    Yeah, of course it won't, we are the ones who will be losing, somehow it will be twisted so we end up paying to reimburse any investors who...
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    Re: Problem with BitComet

    Another plus for qBittorrent here
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    Re: OTT Police (USA)

    Yeah like they say the armed forces are a broad-sword not a stiletto; this especially applies to the American Army.
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    Re: Nasty Family members

    Yep you can't pick your relatives, lots of horrible people around who haven't got life sussed hence the irritability and bad temper, striking out at other people.
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    Re: Spark plug madness - what's the answer?

    My understanding is that the resistor is there for spark suppression of radio interference. As a motor wears and oils up the spark plug a bigger spark is useful to start the motor hence taking the...
  11. Re: Sudden loss of get-up and go (not me but my PC)

    Have you re-started the computer?
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    Re: Windows 10 --- Latest Tech Preview

    https://www.majorgeeks.com/content/page/your_version_of_windows_10_has_reached_end_of_service.html
  13. Thread: Software

    by zqwerty
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    Re: Software

    Try this mp3 player

    https://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/1by1.html

    197 KB Freeware
  14. Re: World War Two - Where did all the money come from?

    Fiat currency means that all types of money were not covered by actual value about fifty years ago I think.

    "Fiat money is a government-issued currency that is not backed by a commodity such as...
  15. Re: Two of the four elements donít work properly on my stove

    From the looks of that pipe you have a older unfortunate layout which means that when the overflow is happening it is hot water that is lost, not cold water as could be happening if a different pipe...
  16. Re: World War Two - Where did all the money come from?

    As long as everyone or anyone believes that the tokens we call money, ie coins and notes for instance are worth something, the money-go-round keeps on going round.

    The workers do the work that's...
  17. Re: Two of the four elements donít work properly on my stove

    I know what I'm talking about 65 to 70 degC at the tap is fine to stop Legionnaires any hotter and you risk burns to older people who have slower reaction times and get burns easily. You have to put...
  18. Re: Two of the four elements donít work properly on my stove

    This is why I said measure the hot water temperature, if the thermostat is faulty the water will be too hot or, too cold which wouldn't result in high priced bills, so too hot is what you're looking...
  19. Re: Two of the four elements donít work properly on my stove

    If the hot water tank is leaking or over-flowing you will get big bills, measure the temperature of the water coming out of your hot tap in, say, the kitchen after it has been running for a while,...
  20. Thread: Wasted money

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    Re: Wasted money

    Perhaps it's the turtle holding up all the elephants and the Earth itself.

    Like this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Turtle#/media/File:PSM_V10_D562_The_hindoo_earth.jpg

    or this:
    ...
  21. Re: Two of the four elements donít work properly on my stove

    Turn the thermostat down to 65degC.
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    Re: They are becoming ridiculous!

    I get what you are saying R2x1, and scientist have been puzzled by the phenomenon as well. Since the original common ancestor and before there have been so many generations that evolution and...
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    Re: Huawei 618 Modem

    Copper is being phased out, good luck with that.
  24. Re: Why do they wear American baseball caps at cricket?

    To me the length of the visor looks out of proportion to the rest of the hat, and the way that it's curved annoys me as well.

    Definitely of American origin, I think they became really noticeable...
  25. Thread: Husband

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    Re: Husband

    Oh no, best wishes and prayers for him to be well again.
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