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    Thanks for the link Scaper, and that's good to know RDF!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Foolish Old View Post
    I love "the art of the commonplace." I sometimes look at the beautiful old machines and other utilitarian works of yesterday and get nostalgic. In another thread (in politics) someone posted about the Gross National Happiness by which the country of Bhutan measures success. I do believe that the things we encounter regularly as we go about our everyday existence should lift us up. In far too many ways, the world is becoming a smaller, poorer place. Big Ups, BC!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ancientgimp View Post
    Welcome to post apocalyptic America.
    We're all going to be 'Flint Michigan' soon in this economy! Copper thefts are common here too.
    Roses are red. Tacos are enjoyable. Don't blame immigrants, because you're unemployable.

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    About 40 years ago (geez.....) a group of us delinquent girls thought it would be funny to steal a manhole cover and bring it to a teacher who had taken us under her wing.
    At the time "manhole" sounded like a dirty word.
    We got about 20 feet and a police car pulled up and we scattered. I was laughing so hard I peed my pants.
    I've probably driven over that manhole cover 5000 times since that day.
    Thanks for the memory!

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    Quote Originally Posted by lynnifer View Post
    We're all going to be 'Flint Michigan' soon in this economy! Copper thefts are common here too.
    Flint keeps on setting the trend for America. Now our governor has relieved the citizens of Flint of the burdensome chores of democracy. He has appointed an Emergency Financial Mgr who has replaced the elected mayor and city council for the forseeable future. Without the annoying worry about informing oneself regarding candidates, Flintites should have more time for manhole cover theft, copper a/c pilfering and relieving their neighbors' homes of aluminum siding.

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