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  1. Thread: June chitchat

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    I've got TV again. Comcast just delivered a bag...

    I've got TV again. Comcast just delivered a bag full of cables and electronics, and that was it. So I called my sister, who called my Nephew, the electronics wiz, and he hooked it all up for me.
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    Well, mark "rob bank" off your to do list!...

    Well, mark "rob bank" off your to do list! :congratulatory:
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    I wonder what bank robbers and criminals that...

    I wonder what bank robbers and criminals that wear masks are wearing these days. :welcoming:

    I got a 10 pack of masks off of Amazon.
  4. Thread: June chitchat

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    It was also a movie with Jim Carrey. :glee:

    It was also a movie with Jim Carrey. :glee:
  5. Thread: June chitchat

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    I just got a call from Comcast. They say due to...

    I just got a call from Comcast. They say due to Covid 19, they will do the installation work required outside, but leave the inside stuff on the front porch, with clear instructions on how to do it....
  6. Thread: June chitchat

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    CVS just texted me I have one script ready for...

    CVS just texted me I have one script ready for pickup. But I'm going to wait until tomorrow....if I get up early enough. The cable guy is coming at 1:30 tomorrow. Here lately, I've been getting up...
  7. Thread: June chitchat

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    Thanks Ann, but my antenna served me well for 20...

    Thanks Ann, but my antenna served me well for 20 years. But it's the cable that goes from my bedroom, to the antenna, corroded from here to there, is 20 plus years old. It's time to retire it.

    I...
  8. Thread: June chitchat

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    Ann, I had to give the last 4 numbers of my SS...

    Ann, I had to give the last 4 numbers of my SS today, just to sign up with Comcast. I'm just getting the very basic cable, but that includes the 2 channels I really watch. The cheapest package they...
  9. Thread: June chitchat

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    I believe they call that a catbird! :glee:

    I believe they call that a catbird! :glee:
  10. Thread: June chitchat

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    Well, about 15 less than the old setup. The main...

    Well, about 15 less than the old setup. The main one is Comet channel. I used to watch that most of the time. It is a sci-fi channel.
  11. Thread: June chitchat

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    Virginia, 2 of them are which is 2 more than I...

    Virginia, 2 of them are which is 2 more than I was getting. :untroubled:
  12. Thread: June chitchat

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    A good day here. I went to the store, and...

    A good day here. I went to the store, and checked my mailbox on the way in, and the antenna part was here. I just hooked it up, and it works! I only get 5 channels, compared to the 20 I use to...
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    As Spock would say....Live long and prosper!...

    As Spock would say....Live long and prosper! :smile:
  14. Thread: May chitchat

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    That means "mother". Just kidding Sunshine, I...

    That means "mother". Just kidding Sunshine, I don't know what it is either. Good morning everyone!
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    I had a step counter for awhile, but put it on my...

    I had a step counter for awhile, but put it on my jeans front pocket. Agates numbers blew me away. I stay sitting on the bed most days, watching TV or DVDs.
  16. Thread: May chitchat

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    Rose, according to my sister, I'm supposed to...

    Rose, according to my sister, I'm supposed to call my doctor to come in next week. They couldn't find my number or something. Maybe it was a text, because my email addy is new. I'll get it straight...
  17. Thread: May chitchat

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    Rose, I saw your advice before. Yes, it was on...

    Rose, I saw your advice before. Yes, it was on it, but it said "no refills" on my last bottle, so I stopped taking it. But my new bottle says the same thing. So I figured they must put that on every...
  18. Thread: May chitchat

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    I've been battling this computer all afternoon. I...

    I've been battling this computer all afternoon. I couldn't get into my email. I was practically forced to download Microsoft Edge. So far, so good.

    Other than that, I've done nothing but love on...
  19. Thread: May chitchat

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    Howie is here, but I'm getting ready to call it a...

    Howie is here, but I'm getting ready to call it a night. See you all in the morning. Good night.
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    Just for comparison, I got a pedometer, and my...

    Just for comparison, I got a pedometer, and my step count was 500 or less. I used it a week, then threw it in a drawer.
  21. Thread: May chitchat

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    I got my script. It's the same med I was taking...

    I got my script. It's the same med I was taking before, Gabapentin. It works well. Guess I'll be on it the rest of my life which is fine, the seizures are the pits!
  22. Thread: May chitchat

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    Not a good day here. The seizures have started...

    Not a good day here. The seizures have started again, so I called my DRs. office, and now I'm waiting on CVS to call and tell me it's ready. Here we go again.
  23. Thread: May chitchat

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    26 hours since anyone posted. For shame! :hurt:

    26 hours since anyone posted. For shame! :hurt:
  24. Thread: May chitchat

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    Hi Ann and everyone! :peaceful: Ann has all the...

    Hi Ann and everyone! :peaceful: Ann has all the sunshine, and I'm in a 4 day period of rain. Today is day 2. Sam is on my lap, where she STAYS.

    I'm waiting on a package from my brother that will...
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    But you make the effort every day, and that's...

    But you make the effort every day, and that's what counts. Great job!
  26. Thread: May chitchat

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    I watched Comet channel mostly, but I can watch...

    I watched Comet channel mostly, but I can watch on my computer. I'll get the TV thing figured out. I talked to my brother just now, and he's going to help me find a new amplifier so my antenna...
  27. Thread: May chitchat

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    My new antenna doesn't work. It was an indoor...

    My new antenna doesn't work. It was an indoor antenna, but I really thought it might work. Well, time to see if my outdoor antenna can be fixed. Back to DVDs....sigh.
  28. Thread: May chitchat

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    My antenna arrives tomorrow. I've been watching...

    My antenna arrives tomorrow. I've been watching the box set I have of Sea Hunt. B&W, but I loved that show. I wanted to be an oceanographer when I was a kid.

    Oh, and the antenna I got didn't do...
  29. Thread: May chitchat

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    I..R..O..N, what's that? You must mean FE, the...

    I..R..O..N, what's that? You must mean FE, the element. Hard stuff! :wink:
  30. Thread: May chitchat

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    Snakes and creepy critters. I brought home all...

    Snakes and creepy critters. I brought home all kinds from the woods. We lived in the sticks, so seeing wildlife was normal to us. I even caught a copperhead one time. I knew how to catch it and...
  31. Thread: May chitchat

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    I don't think "social distancing" means online...

    I don't think "social distancing" means online too, but I could be wrong. Where is everyone? :confused:
  32. Thread: May chitchat

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    No, but thanks anyway. I'll just let it fade...

    No, but thanks anyway. I'll just let it fade into times gone by.
  33. Thread: May chitchat

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    Agate, if you are the detective Virginia thinks...

    Agate, if you are the detective Virginia thinks you are, find Howie's World. Remember that one. I've tried, but gave up. I think that was Seven, and pics of Pinky.
  34. Thread: May chitchat

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    I've been on the phone talking to my brother. ...

    I've been on the phone talking to my brother. This is her quiet time anyway. But as soon as I fix me some dinner, she will be back here again, and stay until we get up in the morning. She sleeps...
  35. Thread: May chitchat

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    Are you sure it's not the CAUSE of everyone's...

    Are you sure it's not the CAUSE of everyone's problems? That's closer to reality! :highly_amused:
  36. Thread: May chitchat

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    Wow, that's an old photo I hadn't seen in years. ...

    Wow, that's an old photo I hadn't seen in years. I must have had a black coffee maker back then, then got the red one I have now, and going back to a black one.....whenever it gets here.
    But it's...
  37. Thread: May chitchat

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    Just give her a little cheese, and some sliced...

    Just give her a little cheese, and some sliced turkey, and she will overlook it.......this time. :tiger:
  38. Thread: May chitchat

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    Virginia, this new one is black, a Mr. Coffee,...

    Virginia, this new one is black, a Mr. Coffee, and I'm STILL waiting!!! :confusion: So how did you remember the old one was red? You taking notes on me, or maybe Sam told you. :tiger:
  39. Thread: May chitchat

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    Good morning all. I was up early this morning,...

    Good morning all. I was up early this morning, but then I went to bed early. That seems to be the norm lately.

    I'm waiting on a delivery. An antenna and a new coffee maker. The old one works, but...
  40. Thread: May chitchat

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    All the World's great chefs are men.....just...

    All the World's great chefs are men.....just saying. :wink:
  41. Thread: May chitchat

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    Ann, YouTube is my favorite place to...

    Ann, YouTube is my favorite place to be......besides here! :barbershop_quartet_
  42. Thread: May chitchat

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    Good morning sleepyheads! I've been up since...

    Good morning sleepyheads!

    I've been up since 5am. Why you ask? Because I went to bed at 7pm. It wasn't even dark yet!

    Not having TV to keep me up is doing a number on me. But that should end...
  43. Thread: May chitchat

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    It sure is quiet in here today. Cat got your...

    It sure is quiet in here today. Cat got your tongue? SAM, I've told you about that, now let go! :highly_amused:

    I've been shopping on Amazon. Got new sheets and a comforter, nothing expensive....
  44. Thread: May chitchat

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    It made me thirsty. :hopelessness:

    It made me thirsty. :hopelessness:
  45. Thread: May chitchat

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    I try, it's the only one I've got! :peaceful:

    I try, it's the only one I've got! :peaceful:
  46. Thread: May chitchat

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    Back from the store. I did check my mail on the...

    Back from the store. I did check my mail on the way in, and there was the electric bill I knew was waiting, so I wrote a check, mailed it off, and I'm done at least until Monday.

    I forgot to get...
  47. Thread: May chitchat

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    Well, I haven't been making any babies if that's...

    Well, I haven't been making any babies if that's what you're asking. :welcoming:

    I did get some sleep which on payday is rare. But I did get paid. I love the online banking.

    So now, I wait...
  48. Thread: April Chit Chat

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    They are natural heat seekers. They will find...

    They are natural heat seekers. They will find the warmest place around, then plant themselves there. :tiger:
  49. Thread: April Chit Chat

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    Good morning all! It's the last day of April,...

    Good morning all!

    It's the last day of April, and I wait to see will SS pay tomorrow. I did get my stimulus check, so my regular SS check added to that would be sweet.

    I'm up with Sam, who is...
  50. Thread: April Chit Chat

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    She will be right with you, as soon as her turkey...

    She will be right with you, as soon as her turkey and cheese are finished. :surprise:
  51. Thread: April Chit Chat

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    I finally got my stimulus check. Being as I'm on...

    I finally got my stimulus check. Being as I'm on SS, and get my monthly check direct deposited in my checking account, they already had my info, so I didn't have to do anything.

    Now, if I get my...
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    Sam and I have been sleeping all day, and just...

    Sam and I have been sleeping all day, and just woke up and came here, and there's the video fixed so I can see it. Thanks Agate.

    Okay Sam....ready...One...two. One...two... :peaceful:
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    It's not for me, but get a few other responses...

    It's not for me, but get a few other responses before you try to change it.
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    I just got a nice delivery from my nephew. A six...

    I just got a nice delivery from my nephew. A six roll package of toilet paper, the big rolls. See how little it takes to make me happy these days? :welcoming:
  55. Thread: April Chit Chat

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    I'm okay just having a few channels. I'm not one...

    I'm okay just having a few channels. I'm not one to return something. I'll be fine! :untroubled:
  56. Thread: April Chit Chat

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    I got the part for my antenna. It works, but not...

    I got the part for my antenna. It works, but not very well. But it will give me a few channels to watch instead of watching DVDs which had gotten old. Come payday, I'll see if I can find a better one.
  57. Thread: April Chit Chat

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    I'll give up my cat when you pry her from my cold...

    I'll give up my cat when you pry her from my cold dead hands!

    Good morning all! I'm just getting up, and working on my first mug of coffee. :untroubled: It's Friday!
  58. Thread: April Chit Chat

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    Sam only leaves my lap to go to the kitchen. She...

    Sam only leaves my lap to go to the kitchen. She sleeps in my bed, under the covers, right up against me. She NEVER goes outside. She did when I had other cats, but I think it was mainly to get...
  59. Thread: April Chit Chat

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    I don't remember what it was, but at the store...

    I don't remember what it was, but at the store the other day, I saw something that had a limit on the number you could buy. Things at the store should return to normal pretty soon. The food...
  60. Thread: April Chit Chat

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    Good one Agate! :smiley_simmons:

    Good one Agate! :smiley_simmons:
  61. Thread: April Chit Chat

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    Good morning all. :smile: I've been up since...

    Good morning all. :smile:

    I've been up since 3am. I think I went to bed at 11, but when I woke up, I felt well rested, so I've been watching DVDs ever since. My antenna doesn't work until a part I...
  62. Thread: April Chit Chat

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    One thing to remember with any grocery delivery...

    One thing to remember with any grocery delivery service, is they are all swamped right now! I can't imagine how busy all those services are at this time. And some things like paper products are...
  63. Thread: April Chit Chat

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    Good morning everyone!!! :distracted: I just...

    Good morning everyone!!! :distracted:

    I just got in from a trash and store run. I did get my facemasks in the mail, and had my gloves with me, but didn't use either. The store wasn't crowded, and...
  64. Thread: April Chit Chat

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    It was either those napkins, or my bare hands,...

    It was either those napkins, or my bare hands, and I couldn't do that. I will say the napkins are very thin material. I'm also on a septic tank, but the landlord keeps them pumped out pretty...
  65. Thread: April Chit Chat

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    When I went to Food Lion on payday, the isle of...

    When I went to Food Lion on payday, the isle of toilet paper and paper towels was empty. But on another isle, I found 3 packs of paper napkins, 100 count each pack, and bought them all. They are...
  66. Thread: April Chit Chat

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    Steak? I'll bet it's been 15+ years since I had...

    Steak? I'll bet it's been 15+ years since I had steak. My dad had a charcoal grill that looked like a big red ball on 3 legs. He used to grill fillet minion?(sp) They would melt in your mouth,...
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    Anyone have a knee high hose I can borrow?...

    Anyone have a knee high hose I can borrow? :welcoming:
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    Rose, it was from Walmart.com. I just checked,...

    Rose, it was from Walmart.com. I just checked, and they all say "out of stock" now. EVERYONE must be buying masks now.
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    Jingle, I went online and ordered them from...

    Jingle, I went online and ordered them from Walmart. They had plenty to choose from.
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    I went online, and bought masks and rubber...

    I went online, and bought masks and rubber gloves, but that's as far as I can go. I don't go anywhere but to the grocery store. This is going to be around for a long time more.
  71. Thread: April Chit Chat

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    Cats are great critter getters. Sam has a long...

    Cats are great critter getters. Sam has a long list of critters she would lay on the porch for me to see. She would relish in the praise I would give her. :tiger: Your flowers really show it's...
  72. Thread: April Chit Chat

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    All rain water is clean enough to drink. ...

    All rain water is clean enough to drink. Okay....just guessing! :eagerness:
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    That's the reason they didn't see the danger,...

    That's the reason they didn't see the danger, their eyes could only see $$$$.
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    Yeah, that's more like it. But being poor, and...

    Yeah, that's more like it. But being poor, and the forever shipping that's I'm sure is everywhere at this time, I like the homemade, no sewing masks.

    And today, I ordered a TV antenna amplifier...
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    Just my opinion, that face shield wouldn't do a...

    Just my opinion, that face shield wouldn't do a thing to stop droplets from a sneeze. Have you ever seen a sneeze in slow motion? The droplets scatter in all directions. A proper face mask works...
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