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    Diamond pricing factors in the "4 Cs" of color,...

    Diamond pricing factors in the "4 Cs" of color, clarity, carat, and cut.

    That one is likely lower priced because the clarity is low.

    http://gemologyonline.com/diamondgrading.html
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    One of my cats had a bout with diarrhea, and when...

    One of my cats had a bout with diarrhea, and when I brought her in to be checked out they noted that because of it her anal glands were full.

    They took her into the back to express them.

    The...
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    It's important not to confuse the terms "placebo"...

    It's important not to confuse the terms "placebo" and "control."

    Control = group not receiving experimental treatment (but could still receive some sort of treatment such as standard of care)
    ...
  4. Yup, buy the worst house in the best...

    Yup, buy the worst house in the best neighborhood, not the best house in the worst neighborhood.
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    Last night when I first saw the story it was...

    Last night when I first saw the story it was totally white and gold. I thought the whole black and blue was a hoax.

    Today the stupid thing looks blue and dark gold (not quite black but close).
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    The Nova story is actually an urban legend. ...

    The Nova story is actually an urban legend. :winkgrin:
    http://www.snopes.com/business/misxlate/nova.asp

    However it is still important for marketing to consider things on a global level.

    My...
  7. Our friend's girlfriend's ex-husband tried to...

    Our friend's girlfriend's ex-husband tried to kill her and was sentenced to 14 years in prison for 1st degree attempted murder.

    The ex had texted her to come pick up the kids (they had joint...
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    I believe her screen name is Melyni. :yes: ...

    I believe her screen name is Melyni. :yes:

    I've emailed her a few times and she's very helpful.
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    I did a bunch of research on this when cleaning...

    I did a bunch of research on this when cleaning my bathroom for putting my house on the market.

    Some people online swear by the blue Easy-Off Oven cleaner. I was never brave enough to try it.
    ...
  10. Look into an ozone shock treatment for the smell.

    Look into an ozone shock treatment for the smell.
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    The local morning radio show went to a screening...

    The local morning radio show went to a screening last night and had a discussion on it this morning.

    All in all they were pleasantly surprised. It wasn't a fantastic movie, but it also wasn't...
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    I thought it was ironic that Sam Smith said "it...

    I thought it was ironic that Sam Smith said "it was only until I started to be myself that the music started to flow and people started to listen" given the copyright dispute.

    I think he should...
  13. Love my Shock Absorber Ultimate Run. I am able...

    Love my Shock Absorber Ultimate Run. I am able to do double-unders (jump roping) in comfort.

    I've had mine for over 2 years and it's holding up wonderfully.
    ...
  14. Part of it will also depend on the type of offer...

    Part of it will also depend on the type of offer you make.

    My husband and I are in the market for a hobby farm. There was one that had been on the market since last fall and we were watching it,...
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    Mr. L has an AWD CX-5. It's really fun to drive....

    Mr. L has an AWD CX-5. It's really fun to drive. :D

    One thing to note is that the CX-5 (at least the 2014 ones) has a "kickdown switch" on the gas pedal. I guess Mazda did it as a fuel economy...
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    I'll use it for cooking just about anything,...

    I'll use it for cooking just about anything, except eggs. Tried that once and almost gagged. :eek:

    I think it makes roasted veggies (especially green beans) and smashed plantains (tostones)...
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    I know! These have totally changed my life. ...

    I know! These have totally changed my life.



    :winkgrin:


    I actually have learned some good stuff from some hacks links, but unfortunately the concept of "hack" has become a bit hackneyed.
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    My favorite food/life hacks: ...

    My favorite food/life hacks:
    http://www.offthemeathook.com/2014/11/17/hacks-13-amazing-food-and-life-hacks-you-need-to-know-right-now/
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    My husband and I met on Match. (His first...

    My husband and I met on Match. (His first marriage, my second.)

    There is an art and a science to successful online dating. As cheesy as it sounds, some sort of online dating coaching isn't a bad...
  20. Thread: Fik-Shun

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    It's like watching stop-motion in real life.

    It's like watching stop-motion in real life.
  21. I think the individual bar/restaurant licenses...

    I think the individual bar/restaurant licenses are annual.

    There is also a brand label license for brewers/wineries/distilleries which is every 3 years.

    MillerCoors was one that got caught...
  22. A few years ago we had a state government...

    A few years ago we had a state government shut-down due to a budget dispute.

    The biggest thing I remembered was they shut down the state parks, so we almost had to cancel our annual horse...
  23. Or combine the scat mat with the baby gate. This...

    Or combine the scat mat with the baby gate. This is what I used to do to keep my cat out of the basement. A single baby gate was too easy for her to jump, and she'd jump over the scat mat. I put...
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    If the drug has been around for decades it's...

    If the drug has been around for decades it's likely off-patent, in which case nobody can purchase the "sole rights."

    They may very well now be the only company currently producing the drug, but if...
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    Another idea might be a spiralizer, which are...

    Another idea might be a spiralizer, which are popular with the Paleo crowd.

    I've fallen in love with mine, and use it to make veggie "noodles" out of zucchini, sweet potatoes, jicama, butternut...
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