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    Do you mean the fluffy stuff? It sort of looks...

    Do you mean the fluffy stuff? It sort of looks like milkweed fluff, but hard to tell. :confused:

    Is it in your hay?
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    About the outing of Alfreda Frances Bikowsky, do...

    About the outing of Alfreda Frances Bikowsky, do you think she's the woman on whom Jessica Chastain's character was modelled in "Zero Dark Thirty"?


    eta....answered my own question as I read the...
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    We've used the plastic hay huts for 10+ years...

    We've used the plastic hay huts for 10+ years with no issue. I like them because there's virtually no waste, especially once the ground is frozen and covered with snow, and they're easy to move...
  4. How about making a bridge from a strip of...

    How about making a bridge from a strip of stainless steel? Might be cheaper than Corian. A strip of Corian is pretty frangible, I'd have thought.

    I just googled your question, and there are lots...
  5. If you still wanted to use your heirloom cloths,...

    If you still wanted to use your heirloom cloths, use them on the sideboard, or serving table, and simply get some heavy-weight clear plastic sheeting tablecloth to use over the top, to protect them...
  6. DEFINITELY no hot water, no tumble-dryer. Those...

    DEFINITELY no hot water, no tumble-dryer. Those old tablecloths were sewn with cotton thread, which shrinks as soon as it warms up. Once you've used hot or even a warm water wash on them, it's much...
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    Are there different Gruets? I just looked it up,...

    Are there different Gruets? I just looked it up, and it's $37+ here - just wondering whether it's the same as your $17 stuff:
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  8. @ french fry - do you have a hepa filter on your...

    @ french fry - do you have a hepa filter on your furnace fan? Our hvac people said they're pretty effective.

    I've also heard of a machine that sits in a room and - here's where my memory is a...
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    OK - I DID google "how do i make fizzy wine in...

    OK - I DID google "how do i make fizzy wine in the sodastream," and got some doozers, rotflmao:

    DO NOT TRY MAKING SPARKLY WINE WITH RED WINE! :rolleyes:
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    Thank you, dear brother-of-fargaloo! His...

    Thank you, dear brother-of-fargaloo! His instructions make perfect sense, and are exactly we did, a million years ago, but I don't think my mother's boxed plonk would have been particularly...
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    Some very nice sparkly wines out of Limoux (Fr) -...

    Some very nice sparkly wines out of Limoux (Fr) - can you get them in your area? There's a great selection here in Ontario, and over in Quebec -- usually around $15-$20 a bottle.

    The Roederer...
  12. Sorry - bit busy right now - try searching...

    Sorry - bit busy right now - try searching downton for starters....
  13. There was a fairly recent discussion on other...

    There was a fairly recent discussion on other good stuff to watch on Netflix - I'm guessing there will be a good overlap with what's offer from Amazon Prime, so you might want to check it out.
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    Thank you! And a notsosubtle bump as I'm afeart...

    Thank you! And a notsosubtle bump as I'm afeart fargaloo will forget to come back with prosecco instructions and our life will be forever the less...
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    If you have a Lindal dealer close by, it's well...

    If you have a Lindal dealer close by, it's well discussing your options with them. Any Lindal house I've been in has been beautifully finished, and the home-owners very satisfied with the service...
  16. That's what I'm thinking, yes. So, how do they...

    That's what I'm thinking, yes. So, how do they figure out what the allergen is - process of elimination, I'm guessing? I didn't realise that it would take months to get the allergen out of her...
  17. What about Lands End - here are their warmest...

    What about Lands End - here are their warmest ones, XL-cut:

    http://www.landsend.com/shop/womens-outerwear-jackets-parkas-coats-plus/-/N-fydZfoqZfl8

    I had the long down one, and it was SOOO warm...
  18. World's pickiest eater dog; also itching a lot...???

    It's the time of year when we have my sister's dogs to stay for the holidays.

    They're the sweetest dogs, but one of them we worry about (as does my sister): she's a REALLY picky eater, and she...
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    What I'm wondering is, didn't Sony get anything...

    What I'm wondering is, didn't Sony get anything and everything insured against all eventualities for this movie, of any movie? Don't huge and powerful corporations like Sony have great armies of...
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    I love the deep irony of the latest James Bond...

    I love the deep irony of the latest James Bond movie script being hacked.

    Sony - why don't you cut your losses and just launch this movie FOR FREE on Youtube and every other possible FREE outlet?...
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    Where does one buy an adapter? That's a genius...

    Where does one buy an adapter? That's a genius idea and, combined with home-fizzed prosecco, I anticipate a big boost in our Christmas jollity this season! :yes:
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    Instructions, please, as last time I tried this,...

    Instructions, please, as last time I tried this, admittedly 35 years ago, we covered the kitchen in sprays of unfizzy white plonk....
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    Go to your library (or splurge the $1 on Amazon)...

    Go to your library (or splurge the $1 on Amazon) and get all of Johnny Grey's kitchen design books. He's an architect with a famous aunty as a cook (Elizabeth David, UK equivalent of Julia Child),...
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    Tons of great input here! Get an Ikea...

    Tons of great input here!

    Get an Ikea catalogue. Their cabinets are better quality than most big box stores', and you can clearly see the linear-foot price (around $110-$150 depending on...
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    How come I'm stuck with Frakn DiBella Deluxe...

    How come I'm stuck with Frakn DiBella Deluxe Horse Vans (thanks: we already have a trailer); Arena Groomers (thanks, we don't have an arena), Smart GI (I prefer Tums ;)), and the Ocala property lads...
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