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Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 03-04-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,815
Posted By 1956MarkII
Amen. Now try to convince corporate management...

Amen. Now try to convince corporate management of that, as they want us to spend all our time to satisfy these customers (the 2-3% I mentioned) that simply can't EVER be satisfied, no matter what...
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 03-03-2009, 11:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,815
Posted By 1956MarkII
As a Lowe's employee, I can certainly speak to...

As a Lowe's employee, I can certainly speak to that, and you're absolutely right. Our week ends on a Friday, and if anyone has overtime they're sent home early on Friday to keep it in check. Do you...
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 03-03-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,022
Posted By 1956MarkII
Oh, a few.... There was the get-together in...

Oh, a few....

There was the get-together in KC (2005?), and then I had the pleasure of meeting members from 27 states over the course of a few years, all face-to-face. Each and every one of them...
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 03-03-2009, 11:02 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,953
Posted By 1956MarkII
1) Niagara Falls. Absolutely awesome, a sight...

1) Niagara Falls. Absolutely awesome, a sight everyone should see in their lifetime.
2) New York City. Went there once, probably wouldn't return; still a big tourist draw.
3) Adirondack Mountains...
Forum: Car/truck Buying Advice 03-03-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By 1956MarkII
Everybody "buys" horsepower, but it's torque that...

Everybody "buys" horsepower, but it's torque that we all love; it's what pushes you back in the seat when you step on the go-faster. I was always taught that it's torque that gets the load moving...
Forum: General Automotive Discussion 12-14-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 726
Posted By 1956MarkII
The management of the Big 3 came up with the $70/...

The management of the Big 3 came up with the $70/ hour figure by taking their TOTAL labor costs and dividing them by the number of hours put in by workers; it includes ALL legacy costs such as health...
Forum: Car/truck Buying Advice 09-16-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,115
Posted By 1956MarkII
With the certain exception of Honda, virtually...

With the certain exception of Honda, virtually every company offers you the choice of either a cash rebate or reduced-rate financing. Have you ever wondered which incentive the manufacturer would...
Forum: Car/truck Buying Advice 09-16-2008, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By 1956MarkII
You all do realize that buying at an auction is...

You all do realize that buying at an auction is the riskiest way to purchase a used vehicle? Dealers may be able to buy them there cheap, and a few guys out there may be willing to buy one for you...
Forum: Car/truck Buying Advice 08-30-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By 1956MarkII
Historically, Edmunds is the most accurate, but...

Historically, Edmunds is the most accurate, but all bets are off when it comes to anything that gets less than 30MPG right now. KBB will tend to show an artificially-high trade-in, aswhere NADA...
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 08-30-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 463
Posted By 1956MarkII
Got a Magellan Maestro 3100, and it works great. ...

Got a Magellan Maestro 3100, and it works great. Can't believe how accurate it is, and how simple to use. Paid less than $200.00

I know what you all mean about paper maps, but until you've had...
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 08-30-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By 1956MarkII
Printer/ Wireless Router Issues

I run my desktop and laptop through a wireless router I setup in the house in 2005. Was able to print off both no problem until the hard drive in the desk top died a couple weeks ago; ever since I...
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 08-04-2008, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By 1956MarkII
Runtime Error?

My laptop has developed a strange problem. Right in the middle of searching a website a window pops up with "Runtime Error!," and then NOTHING works right: IE shuts down, e-mail fails to respond,...
Forum: General Automotive Discussion 07-30-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,446
Posted By 1956MarkII
My daily driver is a '96 Town Car, and a few...

My daily driver is a '96 Town Car, and a few weeks ago I was driving Mom back to her apartment. I wasn't paying attention the way I should have, and drove over something in the road. It wasn't big,...
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 07-30-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By 1956MarkII
Boy, that was easy ! (Where's that little red...

Boy, that was easy ! (Where's that little red button...)

Searched for a ".wab" and two popped up. Went back to Outlook Express and hit the "Import" button, clicked "My Recent Documents," chose...
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 07-29-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By 1956MarkII
Lost E-Mail Adresses: How Do I Fix?

Had to replace the hard drive in the desktop yesterday, and I'm just about done putting everything back in. But the Outlook Express address book is now empty, and my next-door neighbor's son (works...
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