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#183674 - 03/18/09 07:21 AM Re: And the winner is... [Re: LukeJavan8]
Faldage Offline
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Originally Posted By: LukeJavan8

Beats me, but at least some people can count. I am fully aware there were not ten there, but paying attention to what one reads before posting is exactly my point.


I always say, there's three kinds of people in this world; those that count and those that don't count.

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#183675 - 03/18/09 08:55 AM Re: And the winner is... [Re: PastorVon]
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8. Unasked question about early cars: what was on the steering wheel that helped the engine run smoother?

Spark advance lever? Adjusting timing.
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#183676 - 03/18/09 09:00 AM Re: historiography of the net of nets [Re: PastorVon]
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I thought AlGore was.

Well, Gore did some important legislation (cf. the Gore Bill in 1991) to fund the development of higher speed networks for the Internet to run over. More like funding highways rather than inventing the car.
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#183681 - 03/18/09 12:25 PM Re: And the winner is... [Re: Faldage]
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Originally Posted By: Faldage
Originally Posted By: LukeJavan8

Beats me, but at least some people can count. I am fully aware there were not ten there, but paying attention to what one reads before posting is exactly my point.


I always say, there's three kinds of people in this world; those that count and those that don't count.


I guess I'll spell it out: we were talking about Age. Dale being 104 and all that. I listed seven things
and said there were ten. With age so goes the mental ability. Counting, etc. Only listing seven but
saying there were ten was a poke at myself at getting Old. That's all.
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#183682 - 03/18/09 01:30 PM Re: And the winner is... [Re: LukeJavan8]
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as long as we're spelling things out, Dale never claimed to be 104; here's what he typed:
Originally Posted By: dalehileman
However, I'm reluctant to introduce any new programs since at 78 I don't expect to have mastered just Mac til age 104
[EA]

this may still make him the [current] oldest poster..

-joe (the old curmudgeon) friday

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#183683 - 03/18/09 02:49 PM Re: And the winner is... [Re: tsuwm]
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I couldn't have put forward a better example of not reading carefully! blush

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#183684 - 03/18/09 05:03 PM Re: And the winner is... [Re: twosleepy]
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smile twosleepy, you're awaking sleeping dogs. I'd already forgotten that it was you who spread false rumour. Anyways, you're the winner for honesty.

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#183687 - 03/18/09 05:40 PM Re: And the winner is... [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
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Originally Posted By: etaoin
8. choke
9. crank to turn over the engine. it was done right-handed. my dad broke his arm when he was young cranking his brother's car.
10. train


Even I, at a sprightly 31, knew these. However, I'm not sure question 9 has been completely answered. Nothing in my envisioning (or quick g-search) reveals why it couldn't be done left handed...

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#183689 - 03/18/09 05:57 PM Re: And the winner is... [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
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Originally Posted By: etaoin
8. choke
9. crank to turn over the engine. it was done right-handed. my dad broke his arm when he was young cranking his brother's car.
10. train


Horse and buggy?? Er, question #10. Must be getting old, like 104??


Edited by LukeJavan8 (03/18/09 05:58 PM)
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#183695 - 03/18/09 06:52 PM Re: And the winner is... [Re: LukeJavan8]
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Originally Posted By: LukeJavan8
Must be getting old, like 104??


who? you or me?
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