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Forum: Everything Else, eh! Yesterday, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20,799
Views: 714,187
Posted By 18m2
:eek: Could it be any worse? a link to an...

:eek: Could it be any worse?

a link to an Angus Reid pole (http://angusreid.org/the-divided-states-of-america/)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 15th, 2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
Here in BC Superstore has a very large number of...

Here in BC Superstore has a very large number of reported COVID cases. Not sure about your location ... be careful and be safe.

COVID REPORTED Facebook page...
Forum: Ehmac Help Desk Jan 14th, 2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 236
Sticky: Spam a Lot
Views: 65,375
Posted By 18m2
An admin person can ban the IPA along with the...

An admin person can ban the IPA along with the email. It's not fool proof as some spammers are real fools and decide to make it their life's mission to play games.

Come on Richard ... closing the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 8th, 2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By 18m2
Is that US green backs or Loonies? 3500...

Is that US green backs or Loonies?

3500 Wilshire Blvd looks like a Carl's Jr restaurant and a restaurant called Flame Broiler whose space looks to be up for lease.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 6th, 2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20,799
Views: 714,187
Posted By 18m2
I see a Twitter message ... from Twitter Safety ...

I see a Twitter message ... from Twitter Safety



There are more bits of content but they reenforce this information.

Good for Twitter.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 6th, 2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20,799
Views: 714,187
Posted By 18m2
The US is truly ucked! How can they regain...

The US is truly ucked!

How can they regain civility and calm after the Trumpers essentially commit seditious acts of violence?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 6th, 2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
RPS ... Canada Post is either on holidays or just...

RPS ... Canada Post is either on holidays or just operating as normal.

I thought I was ordering a mechanical toy model for a company in Germany ( Yup, I'm bored :yawn: ) but it seems to have been...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 5th, 2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 44,999
Views: 3,372,974
Posted By 18m2
No Patrick :lmao: I saw that prediction on the...

No Patrick :lmao: I saw that prediction on the Weather Underground and I believe they get some information from the US National Weather Service. It's all speculation as it's so far out in the future...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 5th, 2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 44,999
Views: 3,372,974
Posted By 18m2
5C here on the left coast with a forecast for...

5C here on the left coast with a forecast for roughly 24 mm of rain for today and this evening and, another major wind storm. BC Ferries canceled ferry sailing today due to the wind.

We've had a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 4th, 2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 21,960
Posted By 18m2
The URL works for me and I can't find any options...

The URL works for me and I can't find any options for an alternate URL. Perhaps you are using one of the ad blocker? The videos seem to not run if there are ad blockers implemented.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 4th, 2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 21,960
Posted By 18m2
Look up to see some Astronomical events coming in...

Look up to see some Astronomical events coming in 2021 (https://www.wunderground.com/video/top-stories/amazing-astronomical-events-coming-in-2021). :cool:
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 4th, 2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By 18m2
I've sent money directly to individuals and...

I've sent money directly to individuals and companies using PayPal. Would PayPal work for you?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 3rd, 2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
Yesterday my rain gauge measured over 47mm of...

Yesterday my rain gauge measured over 47mm of rain. At one point it was raining at 12 mm per hour which is a lot.

Today we are having some sun showers.

I thought you might like to see the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 1st, 2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 44,999
Views: 3,372,974
Posted By 18m2
Patrick, did you see the pictures or video of the...

Patrick, did you see the pictures or video of the boat (https://www.cheknews.ca/mast-of-derelict-boat-contacts-house-after-washing-ashore-in-cadboro-bay-730561/) that ended up beached in Cadboro Bay?...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 1st, 2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 44,999
Views: 3,372,974
Posted By 18m2
It appears both ends of the country are going to...

It appears both ends of the country are going to get wet. This river of rain in the screengrab is sometimes called a "pineapple express" because it extends up from Hawaii and features ribbons of rain...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 31st, 2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
It looks young. Is there a mother nearby?

It looks young. Is there a mother nearby?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 31st, 2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
I want to wish everyone all the best for 2021. ...

I want to wish everyone all the best for 2021.

Stay safe, stay strong and be kind.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 30th, 2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
I still like Fat Burgers...

I still like Fat Burgers (https://www.fatburgercanada.com/menu/#signature-burgers) Don't let the name scare you from giving it a try. In my opinion McDonald's, Burger King, Wendys, etc don't even...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 30th, 2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
There used to be a Harvey's in the front entrance...

There used to be a Harvey's in the front entrance to the Home Depot in Surrey. It didn't survive for long ... not sure why. The food and the service was good.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 29th, 2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
Past experience assures me that we will have some...

Past experience assures me that we will have some sprouts. Any piece of a root about an inch long seems to be capable of sprouting. I'm not sure but it seems any roots roughly a foot under the soil...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 29th, 2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
Now that our snow has melted away and we were...

Now that our snow has melted away and we were between rain events yesterday my wife and I finished digging out the Knotweed roots and bagging them up for transport to the Bing Creek disposal site....
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 25th, 2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 44,999
Views: 3,372,974
Posted By 18m2
We will receive some rain and more moderate...

We will receive some rain and more moderate temperatures over the next couple of days. Hopefully, the rain will take the rest of the ice snow away.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 24th, 2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
I wish a Merry Christmas to all the ehmacers. ...

I wish a Merry Christmas to all the ehmacers.

Stay safe, enjoy the season and try not to eat too much.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 22nd, 2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 44,999
Views: 3,372,974
Posted By 18m2
I'm always amazed at how quickly the weather...

I'm always amazed at how quickly the weather changes here. Yesterday wet snow fell for most of the day and today the sky is clear, blue and the sun is shining. The temperature is just below freezing....
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 21st, 2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 44,999
Views: 3,372,974
Posted By 18m2
I'll take 10C and fog over snow everyday. :lmao:...

I'll take 10C and fog over snow everyday. :lmao:

Just went outside to knock the snow off some of the fragile plants. Our magnolia tree is drooping badly and I fear the weight of the snow might...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 21st, 2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 44,999
Views: 3,372,974
Posted By 18m2
Thumbs down We have snow falling XX)

We have snow falling XX)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 13th, 2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
Not sure what your source is but I don't plan to...

Not sure what your source is but I don't plan to use or drink any Roundup.

We recognize and work within our physical limits.

We have not given the Knotweed an opportunity to start growing from...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 13th, 2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
Thanks, we like the ornamental grasses. I'm...

Thanks, we like the ornamental grasses. I'm surprised the nurseries can sell invasive plants.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 13th, 2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
I hear what you are saying ... But Roundup is...

I hear what you are saying ... But Roundup is more dangerous to my health than some hard labour. ;)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 13th, 2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
After battling with the Knotweed plants in our...

After battling with the Knotweed plants in our drought-tolerant and deer-proof front yard we decided to dig the root balls out. It is a struggle because the roots are large, run deep and there are a...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 13th, 2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By 18m2
Thanks for your reply. I tried that but the...

Thanks for your reply.

I tried that but the attempt was not successful. I can't get the option to recognize the space bar as input to the shortcut. At that point, the button to complete the entry...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 12th, 2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By 18m2
Angry Apple changed stuff in Big Sur

The space bar appeared to me to be the standard to start and stop playback in both Safari and for podcasts before Big Sur. It still is for Safari when playing YouTube videos but the space bar is no...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 9th, 2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 20,799
Views: 714,187
Posted By 18m2
I bet they will sell to the supporters and...

I bet they will sell to the supporters and detractors but for different reasons.

Tackie ... tackie ... tackie

https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B01G988ZRG/ref=detail_main_image_block_ivx_share
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 8th, 2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
Oy!

Oy!
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 8th, 2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By 18m2
Meh! Insane price but will probably sell out...

Meh!

Insane price but will probably sell out in an instant.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 7th, 2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
Be careful ... too much heat and the HB food will...

Be careful ... too much heat and the HB food will go bad prematurely >>>>> mold.

I used a pair of incandescent former Christmas tree lights, that kind of worked, but failed to keep the fluid from...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 7th, 2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
Canon t7i and a 100-400mm Zoom lens. I like it,...

Canon t7i and a 100-400mm Zoom lens. I like it, not the most expensive and elaborate but it takes good pics
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 7th, 2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
The morning coffee clatch. Usually, the...

The morning coffee clatch.

Usually, the dominant male refuses to let others partake. We nicknamed him Donald. :D

This photo is all resident (stay here throughout the year) female Anna's....
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 4th, 2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
He's 84 ... and not bad looking at 50 foot.

He's 84 ... and not bad looking at 50 foot.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 3rd, 2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
My old shop compressor started knocking and I...

My old shop compressor started knocking and I know the pump was going to seize up sooner than later. I tried to find a replacement pump or a kit to fix it with no success. It was well used and...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 1st, 2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 15,400
Posted By 18m2
BC has never reported cases on the weekend. Might...

BC has never reported cases on the weekend. Might be some union agreement preventing civil servants from working on the weekend.

I don't really know ......
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 24th, 2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2,018
Views: 222,986
Posted By 18m2
I think this pup would cause more people to fall...

I think this pup would cause more people to fall down laughing than would run away in fear.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 24th, 2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
Dr ... I have a vehicle lift in my workshop so...

Dr ... I have a vehicle lift in my workshop so swapping tires, start to finish, is an hour away.

In my opinion, snow tires are good, studded snow tires are better, chains are better still and...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 23rd, 2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
BC Ferries mask decals cause a stir. There are...

BC Ferries mask decals cause a stir. There are rumours they are going to replace them after everyone has seen them. The decals are likely the best attention getters yet.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 23rd, 2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
I'm going to wait until we have a definite...

I'm going to wait until we have a definite forecast of snow then I'll put the snow tires on. My snow tires are noisy.

We are supposed to have winter snow tires on to cross the Malahat to go to...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 22nd, 2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
pot boobs money and vodka too

pot
boobs
money

and vodka too
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 22nd, 2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
I suspect you are referring to Point Roberts, an...

I suspect you are referring to Point Roberts, an anomaly of people making decisions on borders that had no business being involved :)
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 22nd, 2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 15,400
Posted By 18m2
Here in BC, the high infection rate in long-term...

Here in BC, the high infection rate in long-term care facilities was attributed (in part) to care-staff who worked in more than one facility and were able to easily spread the virus. Many...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 20th, 2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20,799
Views: 714,187
Posted By 18m2
https://www.bbc.com/news/election-us-2020-55006188

https://www.bbc.com/news/election-us-2020-55006188
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 20th, 2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
We were pretty fortunate here on Vancouver Island...

We were pretty fortunate here on Vancouver Island but then the snowbirds discovered we have some empty trailer parks and less ugly weather than Estavan or Sylvan Lake or Salmon Arm and started...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 19th, 2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 15,400
Posted By 18m2
I think the virus's nickname should be changed to...

I think the virus's nickname should be changed to the American Virus or perhaps the tRump Virus.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 12th, 2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2,018
Views: 222,986
Posted By 18m2
Regan era juggler ... ...

Regan era juggler ...
https://www.facebook.com/mickyflanaganfanpage/videos/160275428564685/
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 11th, 2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
That's truly heartwarming. We are going to...

That's truly heartwarming.

We are going to watch the ceremony on TV because the local officials have decided it's a safer option than mass attendance. Also, it's cold outside here on the left...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 11th, 2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,790
Posted By 18m2
I have the Beta version of Big Sur and don't care...

I have the Beta version of Big Sur and don't care for it. An example is, notifications that appear on screen can not be delayed for any future time other than what is a default. The default seems to...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 7th, 2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
Trump was reported to be playing golf when the...

Trump was reported to be playing golf when the announcement was made ... par for the course.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 7th, 2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
We are about to witness the biggest tantrump in...

We are about to witness the biggest tantrump in history. :yikes:
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 4th, 2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
This morning I read an article about a gentleman...

This morning I read an article about a gentleman who ran for the N. Dakota state legislature as a Republican but passed away on October 5. In yesterday's election, he won his seat which, at first I...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 3rd, 2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
In my opinion ... they should reform the election...

In my opinion ... they should reform the election process and get rid of the electoral college. I doubt it will happen though.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 31st, 2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
Me too!

Me too!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 31st, 2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By 18m2
The original and in my opinion the best Bond. ...

The original and in my opinion the best Bond.

Obituary - Sean Connery: BBC (https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-13087132)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 28th, 2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,626
Views: 115,413
Posted By 18m2
This will make some butts pucker, some heads...

This will make some butts pucker, some heads explode and some people wail.

https://techcrunch.com/2020/10/27/harley-davidson-is-getting-into-the-electric-bicycle-business/
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 17th, 2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
This morning a group of anti-mask protestors got...

This morning a group of anti-mask protestors got on the BC ferry at Departure Bay, Nanaimo and before they got off in Horseshoe Bay, W. Vancouver they caused a commotion that was attended by the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 2nd, 2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 943
Posted By 18m2
I saw a few days ago where someone claimed Trump...

I saw a few days ago where someone claimed Trump owed millions to a German bank and that those loans were coming due at various dates in the near future. If that was true then this appears to connect...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 2nd, 2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
Daily use of Ibuprophen is suspected of causing...

Daily use of Ibuprophen is suspected of causing heart arrhythmia in older users.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 2nd, 2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 943
Posted By 18m2
It's all fake. Trump is trying to thwart the...

It's all fake.

Trump is trying to thwart the election and more specifically the next debate by feining a COVID infection. He expects the election to be called off because he can not campaign...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 1st, 2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By 18m2
I have been watching a series called Blue Bloods....

I have been watching a series called Blue Bloods. It's an older cop show that comes on here twice on Mondays and Wednesdays. I used to watch Fantom Work but it was canceled after the shop owner...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 1st, 2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
If you have a franchise in your area, I recommend...

If you have a franchise in your area, I recommend FAT Burger. https://www.fatburgercanada.com

The name suggests their food will spike a person's cholesterol reading. I'm not sure if that's correct...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 29th, 2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
I'd rather watch the last of my big tomatoes...

I'd rather watch the last of my big tomatoes ripen on the vine.:D:D
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 27th, 2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By 18m2
I can't disagree ... but this NDP version seems...

I can't disagree ... but this NDP version seems to be much better. That said the former Liberals left a long list of messes and the NDP simply had to start with that list to look good.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 27th, 2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By 18m2
IMHO ...That statement is more appropriate for...

IMHO ...That statement is more appropriate for the BC Liberals.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 22nd, 2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3,846
Views: 424,393
Posted By 18m2
A Cooper's Hawk screwed up the wind direction on...

A Cooper's Hawk screwed up the wind direction on our weather station.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 22nd, 2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 44,999
Views: 3,372,974
Posted By 18m2
You can watch the hurricane here. ...

You can watch the hurricane here.

https://www.ventusky.com/?p=41.2;-58.7;5&l=wind-10m
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 22nd, 2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By 18m2
BC's NDP call for an election - Oct 24 is the day

There has been speculation in the media about the possibility and now we know for sure.

The rationale seems a bit flaky to me as the minority government appeared to be functioning well with an NDP...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 21st, 2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
I have our micro drip system set to water for 8...

I have our micro drip system set to water for 8 minutes, three times in a row separated by 30+ minutes, and run that program three times a week. The theory is this program is more efficient at...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 21st, 2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
The latest forecast for the east side of Southern...

The latest forecast for the east side of Southern Vancouver Island is 80 mm of rain from Tuesday evening through Sunday. We are going to be able to turn off the irrigation system for a while. :clap:
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 20th, 2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
I hope the huricane veers east before it gets to...

I hope the huricane veers east before it gets to you. Stay safe.

Things ... they are a-changin.

Last week, we had smoke so thick visibility was down to less than a block.

Today, there isn't...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 19th, 2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 44,999
Views: 3,372,974
Posted By 18m2
Woke this morning to see the smoke has mostly...

Woke this morning to see the smoke has mostly gone. Just high clouds remain.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 18th, 2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 774
Posted By 18m2
Do you think Trump will be able to appoint a...

Do you think Trump will be able to appoint a replacement before the election?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 18th, 2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
We do have a bubbling fountain that the...

We do have a bubbling fountain that the hummingbirds splash around in quite often.

The females seem to get along but the males just want to chase and protect their food supply.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 18th, 2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
Yesterday I noticed an Anna's hummingbird on one...

Yesterday I noticed an Anna's hummingbird on one of our feeders with a messy set of feathers. Today I checked it more closely and suspect it might have mites. Attached is a photo of her trying to...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 18th, 2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
Fall has arrived here on the left coast. Some of...

Fall has arrived here on the left coast. Some of the trees are changing to vibrant fall colours. We still have a lot of smoke in the sky and the wind that was forecast to move it away has not...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 15th, 2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
Don't know about airlines but Canada Post has...

Don't know about airlines but Canada Post has supended mail deliveries on Vancouver Island. It's intersting that all other delivery services and garbage collection and trades people continue to work....
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 14th, 2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
I suspect it does present a hazard to those with...

I suspect it does present a hazard to those with issues.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 14th, 2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
The smoke in the sky is so bad visibility is down...

The smoke in the sky is so bad visibility is down to half a block. There is no wind so I suspect its going to be with us for a while. The notice from Environment Canada suggests the smoke could be...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 11th, 2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
I can't see your place either Patrick ... :D

I can't see your place either Patrick ... :D
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 11th, 2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
Serious fires all down the left coast. We're told...

Serious fires all down the left coast. We're told the smoke is from Washington state.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 11th, 2020, 01:52 PM
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Posted By 18m2
The smoky skies are back. Not as bad as before...

The smoky skies are back. Not as bad as before but I can smell it.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 9th, 2020, 06:45 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Yesterday morning we were covered in smoke from...

Yesterday morning we were covered in smoke from wildfires in Washington. This morning, like magic the smoke was gone leaving us with a sunny sky, no clouds and warm temperatures.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 5th, 2020, 08:06 PM
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Posted By 18m2
It's hard for me to gauge the amount of water as...

It's hard for me to gauge the amount of water as I use micro-drip irrigation tubes that put the water directly on the soil. Each tube has an emitter every 6" and I set them out in a ring with roughly...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 5th, 2020, 07:36 PM
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Posted By 18m2
I agree, not having to exclude people would be...

I agree, not having to exclude people would be preferable but it's a last resort for me. It's that option or just give up visiting this forum.

I wrote to the owners of the forum to voice my...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 5th, 2020, 03:27 PM
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Posted By 18m2
My solution is to place the people who post stuff...

My solution is to place the people who post stuff that I find offensive on my "ignore list". Not a great solution but it means I don't have to see it.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 5th, 2020, 03:22 PM
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Posted By 18m2
I have a raised bed with a poly cover and a...

I have a raised bed with a poly cover and a programmed irrigation system. The rain can't get to the raised bed. Perhaps if I reduced the amount of water?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 4th, 2020, 07:37 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Lots of tomato experts here. :D I have two...

Lots of tomato experts here. :D

I have two questions ...

How can I prevent cherry tomatoes from splitting? Not all do but some do.

What is the cause of the white spongy are on the large...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 3rd, 2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By 18m2
I think decreasing the space between the lid and...

I think decreasing the space between the lid and the keys by the thickness of a sheet of paper will make your problem worse.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 21st, 2020, 04:02 PM
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Posted By 18m2
The Prorogue Garage Good luck with that.

The Prorogue Garage

Good luck with that.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 14th, 2020, 04:02 PM
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Posted By 18m2
I've seen a few rabbits here but they can't get...

I've seen a few rabbits here but they can't get in our enclosure. They can get in the neighbours and they destroy his efforts.

Dogs are a great deterent to deer. We don't have a fenced-in yard so...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 14th, 2020, 02:10 PM
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Posted By 18m2
We have a hungry deer population. I decided after...

We have a hungry deer population. I decided after watching them munch away on a neighbours garden to install a raised bed complete with a deer fence....
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 13th, 2020, 03:12 PM
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Posted By 18m2
I'm asking this question because I'd like to...

I'm asking this question because I'd like to know.

We BBQ but do not smoke the meat. I understand smoked meat is suspected for causing some cancers. Is there a "real" risk for using smoke as...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 31st, 2020, 12:38 PM
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Posted By 18m2
If you don't like the weather here just wait a...

If you don't like the weather here just wait a few minutes.

Today the forecast is for a high of 23C and mostly cloudy. Back to more acceptable temperatures.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 30th, 2020, 01:14 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Forecast is for 30C today here on Vancouver...

Forecast is for 30C today here on Vancouver Island. Could be the hottest day of the year. I've already set the heat pump to run backwards to deliver cool air.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 23rd, 2020, 01:16 PM
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Posted By 18m2
My sincere condolences to all of Don's friends...

My sincere condolences to all of Don's friends and family. We used to live in St Albert roughly 4-5 blocks from Don so I had asked him some questions about the old haunts. He will be missed here on...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 1st, 2019, 01:36 PM
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Posted By 18m2
We have light snow falling so its possibly coming...

We have light snow falling so its possibly coming your way. :)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 1st, 2019, 01:23 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Retailer are pushed advertising for "Black...

Retailer are pushed advertising for "Black Friday" and "Cyber Monday" and especially the "pre Black Friday" ads earlier this year than in past years.

I found the quote a few years ago and thought...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 27th, 2019, 08:52 PM
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Posted By 18m2
You sure can.

You sure can.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 27th, 2019, 04:11 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Would this freak you out?

Would this freak you out?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 27th, 2019, 04:04 PM
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Posted By 18m2
The wind started to blow out of the NE here last...

The wind started to blow out of the NE here last night and continues today with some gusts as high as 54 km/h. The little Anna's humming bird has taken to sitting backwards on the feeder so he can...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 24th, 2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,626
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Posted By 18m2
I spent 12 years in my second career driving long...

I spent 12 years in my second career driving long haul.

RV and recreation trailer pullers are some of the most dangerous and scary people in the road. They want to treat their vehicle like it was...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 24th, 2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 5,574
Posted By 18m2
My Dr. also works part time at the emergency...

My Dr. also works part time at the emergency department at our local hospital. It's only happened once where he has been called away for an emergency when I have scheduled appointment but coverage...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 23rd, 2019, 02:01 PM
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Posted By 18m2
It appears there is some tiny animal inside the...

It appears there is some tiny animal inside the Whatzit that looks like a hedgehog. Maybe its a trap?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 22nd, 2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 5,574
Posted By 18m2
I disagree. The monies collected from all the...

I disagree. The monies collected from all the varied sources available to governments are the property of the government and no longer the taxpayer. Tax revenues are a small part of Alberta's revenue...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 15th, 2019, 01:13 PM
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Posted By 18m2
It rained last night but this morning we have...

It rained last night but this morning we have some sunshine and some clouds threatening more rain.

All in all its a fine day.

The radar in this forecast is a bit misleading as the rain...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 14th, 2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By 18m2
I can vouch for Find Any File. Patrick...

I can vouch for Find Any File. Patrick recommended I get the program to assist in my efforts to identify the demons that were remnants of so long ago discarded programs.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 14th, 2019, 04:02 PM
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Posted By 18m2
If you are OK for a drive head north on Highway 1...

If you are OK for a drive head north on Highway 1 then take highway 14 to French Beach Provincial Park. Not your typical lay-in-the-sun kinda beach but pretty cool place to explore and hike.
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 13th, 2019, 05:24 PM
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Posted By 18m2
10.2C here with low cloud, no wind and no rain....

10.2C here with low cloud, no wind and no rain. Nothing to complain about here either.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 9th, 2019, 06:25 PM
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Posted By 18m2
It has been socked in with fog here today. A...

It has been socked in with fog here today. A little over a millimetre of rain so far.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 9th, 2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,683
Posted By 18m2
I found it using the look up in the App Store on...

I found it using the look up in the App Store on my iPhone 6s. Maybe the 6 is out of date?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 7th, 2019, 01:02 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Some peahens and a peacock use the crosswalk to...

Some peahens and a peacock use the crosswalk to cross the road at Hatley Castle in Colwood. Check out the pup.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 7th, 2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By 18m2
I must live in a different reality or in...

I must live in a different reality or in different time warp. We've updated both our iPhone 6s and they both operate without problems. My wife updated her iPod and there are no issues there either.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 6th, 2019, 12:40 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Angry I'm shocked at the amount we tax payers are...

I'm shocked at the amount we tax payers are providing to defeated and retired MPs. A pension is one thing but severance pay is disgusting.
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 4th, 2019, 07:13 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Pickin' and Trimmin' When I need a Bluegrass...

Pickin' and Trimmin'

When I need a Bluegrass fix I play this video. Hopefully its not a rerun for you.

Just a bunch of good old boys.

https://vimeo.com/31066145
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 3rd, 2019, 01:18 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Good morning all. 9 AM PST and the low...

Good morning all.

9 AM PST and the low clouds have burned off leaving us in warm sunlight. There is still fog on the water between us and Saturna Island and between us and Patrick's on the Saanich...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 2nd, 2019, 04:17 PM
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Posted By 18m2
ka-sching!!!!!!!!!

ka-sching!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 1st, 2019, 01:29 PM
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Posted By 18m2
I saw where the Keystone pipeline spilled more...

I saw where the Keystone pipeline spilled more than 9,000 barrels of tar sands/oil sands diluted bitumen along a quarter-mile stretch of northeastern North Dakota Tuesday.

I think there was an...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 27th, 2019, 12:07 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Consider getting the shingles vaccination at the...

Consider getting the shingles vaccination at the same time. Shingles is no joke.
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 26th, 2019, 04:53 PM
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Posted By 18m2
I think you are correct. The tools of a lost art.

I think you are correct. The tools of a lost art.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 26th, 2019, 04:51 PM
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Posted By 18m2
We didn't have much wind here, 27 km was the...

We didn't have much wind here, 27 km was the highest gust I recorded. I understood most of the wind came up the Straight of Juan d' Fuca turns north est and headed for Vancouver.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 24th, 2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By 18m2
Do not disturb not working under IOS 13.1.3

Today I was driving down the highway and my phone rang. It's not supposed to do that with the settings I have. At least it didn't use to under the previous version of IOS.

Has anyone else...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 23rd, 2019, 10:12 PM
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Posted By 18m2
It works, we've not witnessed one strike since...

It works, we've not witnessed one strike since installing it almost 3 years ago. I wonder if 4 inches is enough for small birds to pass through?

The suggestion was to use the para-chord that has a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 23rd, 2019, 01:51 PM
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Posted By 18m2
If Trudeau had gone forward with Proportional...

If Trudeau had gone forward with Proportional Representation the distribution of the seats would have been different and more equitable and fair and acceptable and inclusive and etc.

Good on...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 23rd, 2019, 01:42 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Interesting. I've had good success by...

Interesting.

I've had good success by hanging para-chord vertically from the top of the window frame roughly 3" apart.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 21st, 2019, 04:16 PM
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Posted By 18m2
That's exactly my point. Nothing is accomplished...

That's exactly my point. Nothing is accomplished politically in the US without the support of the lobbyists and their political contributions.

Somehow that has to change.



Peak oil is a red...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 21st, 2019, 03:55 PM
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Posted By 18m2
BC has a lot of natural gas and plans to begin...

BC has a lot of natural gas and plans to begin building infrastructure for exporting CNG.

I don't understand how an independent Alberta would benefit from having to deal with Canada and BC on...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 21st, 2019, 03:26 PM
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Posted By 18m2
The railway still has to go through BC and the...

The railway still has to go through BC and the Yukon. How will that work with the various levels of governments and the opposition to transporting bitumen?

It has been reported, that US oil lobby...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 21st, 2019, 02:00 PM
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Posted By 18m2
OK, you asked and I'd like to know. How will...

OK, you asked and I'd like to know.

How will Alberta deal with Canada and more specifically with BC to build a pipeline to tide water when the province no longer has the "supposed" backing of the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 19th, 2019, 06:11 PM
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Posted By 18m2
As a fan of the Game of Thrones series I though...

As a fan of the Game of Thrones series I though this analogy was interesting. I sure it doesn't fit everyone's beliefs about their chosen party.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 18th, 2019, 03:34 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Unfortunately I don't think the Canadian...

Unfortunately I don't think the Canadian electorate has the will to send Trudeau packing probably because all the other options are not appealing.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 17th, 2019, 01:40 PM
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Posted By 18m2
We got our flu shots on Tuesday along with an...

We got our flu shots on Tuesday along with an update for Shingles. My wife had little effect from the shingles but it knocked me down. Chills then a fever and repeat. Today is better but I still lack...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 15th, 2019, 11:20 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Bacon ... more bacon please. I don't think I...

Bacon ... more bacon please.

I don't think I can get my mouth around it.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 14th, 2019, 04:13 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Beautiful day here on Vancouver Island, sunny,...

Beautiful day here on Vancouver Island, sunny, 9C with no wind. Tomorrow is forecast for the start of a week of rain and showers.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 14th, 2019, 04:08 PM
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Posted By 18m2
We cooked our Turkey yesterday. That way we can...

We cooked our Turkey yesterday. That way we can feast on Turkey sandwiches for lunch and have a second turkey dinner tonight.

Oink-Oink

I hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 13th, 2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 25,102
Views: 1,237,760
Posted By 18m2
We went to the advance pole Friday afternoon and...

We went to the advance pole Friday afternoon and voted. There were no voters there except for us two. Must have been a dozen workers bored out of their minds.

Do you think voter turn out might be...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 11th, 2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,295
Posted By 18m2
You can search for Widgets in the App Store.

You can search for Widgets in the App Store.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 11th, 2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,295
Posted By 18m2
OK! I learned a lot over the last couple of days....

OK! I learned a lot over the last couple of days.

With your help I was able to "kill" the app. But attempts to toss it in the trash kept failing. NETserver.app was locked so I unlocked it but it...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 10th, 2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,295
Posted By 18m2
Thanks for pointing m at "Find Any File". That...

Thanks for pointing m at "Find Any File". That app works. It found the file, its part of the Brother software. I wonder why Siri or Apple's search failed?

But the app is open and can't be deleted....
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 10th, 2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,295
Posted By 18m2
I can't find the app. I believe NETserver is...

I can't find the app.

I believe NETserver is related to the Brother printers ability to scan. The printer scans are poor quality and not useable so I only tested it once. I possible tossed...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 10th, 2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,295
Posted By 18m2
My laptop performs flawlessly. So far. I...

My laptop performs flawlessly. So far.

I haven't yet upgraded my iMac due to some issues with some old apps that produce messages almost at random and can not be found or deleted. Yes, I turned on...
Forum: eh Helping Hand Oct 9th, 2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 122,828
Posted By 18m2
Pepsico is offer a $25 credit to anyone making a...

Pepsico is offer a $25 credit to anyone making a loan this week. :clap:

Go & get it.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 9th, 2019, 11:31 AM
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Posted By 18m2
We're on the other side of zero from you this...

We're on the other side of zero from you this morning, a chilly 3C. XX)
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 7th, 2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,295
Posted By 18m2
Mac OS Catalina out today

Just got a notice. I think I'm going to try to perform a clean install on my iMac. I have some old program files that force messages but are not visible.

Wish me luck.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 7th, 2019, 12:44 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Rain and wind this morning but it's supposed to...

Rain and wind this morning but it's supposed to end around noon.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 5th, 2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 25,102
Views: 1,237,760
Posted By 18m2
If I could vote for Rocky Dong I would just...

If I could vote for Rocky Dong I would just because his videos are over the top

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6qsgmt5jYw
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 4th, 2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By 18m2
A lot of people finance their vehicles or lease...

A lot of people finance their vehicles or lease them. Those companies require comprehensive insurance so a distracted driving conviction/ticket will have an impact on their ability to live up to the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 4th, 2019, 05:30 PM
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Posted By 18m2
4 PM High Tea for you would be tea with lunch for...

4 PM High Tea for you would be tea with lunch for Patrick and me. ;)

Almost 11C here with an on-and-off drizzle. Today it's like someone flicked a switch here to start the fall colours. Real...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 4th, 2019, 04:12 PM
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Posted By 18m2
In some (not all) concourse d'elegance shows...

In some (not all) concourse d'elegance shows there is more emphasis on the originality, quality and completeness of the car than how clean it is. I've seen awards given out for so-called "survivor"...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 4th, 2019, 01:57 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Perhaps the red goes to the new 12 v starter?...

Perhaps the red goes to the new 12 v starter? Rather than ripping apart the wire harness and doing some damage that might be OK.

Nice running engine and very clean too.

FWIW, it always amazes...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 2nd, 2019, 01:34 PM
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Posted By 18m2
I see a lot of young people with Japanese and...

I see a lot of young people with Japanese and German hot rods at shows around here. It's a changing demographic that perhaps means a lot of traditional North American hot rods are going to be sitting...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 2nd, 2019, 01:20 PM
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Posted By 18m2
1

1
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 30th, 2019, 11:14 AM
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Posted By 18m2
It appears Mother Nature is going to return us to...

It appears Mother Nature is going to return us to the norm for the wet coast ... rain and more rain. :clap:
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 28th, 2019, 03:08 PM
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Posted By 18m2
The hail overwhelmed our eavestrough and dumped...

The hail overwhelmed our eavestrough and dumped piles of hail on the ground. I need to get up there and make sure the eves are clean.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 27th, 2019, 05:42 PM
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Posted By 18m2
We travelled from Vancouver to Toronto on Via and...

We travelled from Vancouver to Toronto on Via and then continued to Montreal on a high speed commuter train. The trip was on our bucket list.

The dinning was the best part of the Via experience....
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 26th, 2019, 08:29 PM
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Posted By 18m2
And ... so it starts.

And ... so it starts.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 26th, 2019, 05:20 PM
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Posted By 18m2
We went for a hike this morning and heard flock...

We went for a hike this morning and heard flock of geese. It took us a while to find the V because they were very high in the sky. I suspect they might have been flying in a wind current because they...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 26th, 2019, 02:40 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Squirrels are simply rats with better PR. That...

Squirrels are simply rats with better PR. That said, it looks like a chipmunk to me.

On a similar fall theme, our Mountain Ash was set upon by some robins and stripped clean of all the red berries.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 25th, 2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 25,102
Views: 1,237,760
Posted By 18m2
According to the attached National Post article a...

According to the attached National Post article a Liberal minority government propped up by the NDP and/or Green Party could be the final nail in the TM pipeline. Both the NDP and Green say they want...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 23rd, 2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 44,999
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Posted By 18m2
For the first day of fall we had a high or 13C...

For the first day of fall we had a high or 13C and a little over 10 mm of rain. Normal for this time of year.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 21st, 2019, 06:25 PM
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Posted By 18m2
You escaped the fog. Bonus!! The Bistro is...

You escaped the fog. Bonus!!

The Bistro is OK, it's close and that's it's redeeming benefit. There are several better foodie spots in Cow Bay.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 21st, 2019, 04:23 PM
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Posted By 18m2
We are roughly 80 metres up from the water.

We are roughly 80 metres up from the water.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 21st, 2019, 03:28 PM
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Posted By 18m2
WOW! How does she keep from getting poked by the...

WOW! How does she keep from getting poked by the thorns?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 21st, 2019, 01:25 PM
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Posted By 18m2
We are totally socked in with fog this morning.

We are totally socked in with fog this morning.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 16th, 2019, 01:54 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Overcast with almost no wind. Some low clouds...

Overcast with almost no wind. Some low clouds over Saturna Island.

Rain in the forecast for tonight and tomorrow. I paid my tithing to mother nature.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 12th, 2019, 09:06 PM
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Posted By 18m2
A major rain event has FINALLY moved on to...

A major rain event has FINALLY moved on to Southern Vancouver Island and at this writing we have 16.5 mm. It's not the first but all previous rain storms have gone to the northern half.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 11th, 2019, 10:18 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Home grown tomatoes are the best. They actually...

Home grown tomatoes are the best. They actually taste like tomatoes.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 11th, 2019, 02:37 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Watch the video. I bet this driver could not do...

Watch the video. I bet this driver could not do this twice.

https://www.bigrigs.com.au/news/crazy-how-did-truckie-walk-away/3828175/
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 11th, 2019, 02:37 AM
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Posted By 18m2
I show up on the revolvermap in Duncan. I'm...

I show up on the revolvermap in Duncan.

I'm convinced locations on the internet is a black art.

If I use one of the mapping apps and search for restaurants I usually get pointed too...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 10th, 2019, 05:56 PM
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Views: 319
Posted By 18m2
We did some research and after talking to the...

We did some research and after talking to the service technician decided to buy an LG laundry pair.

We didn't choose the cheapest one nor the most expensive ether. It seems the more useless...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 9th, 2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 319
Posted By 18m2
We considered that option but after hearing and...

We considered that option but after hearing and also reading on line that particular model of Samsung are prone to failing we decided to give up on Samsung and buy new. We looked at some used .......
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 9th, 2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 319
Posted By 18m2
Doing our part to keep the economy moving

It used to be a person could go to Sears and buy an appliance with some reasonable expectations that they would provided service for a decade or two.

Not so anymore.

Our Samsung washer which is...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 9th, 2019, 12:35 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Glad to hear you made through the hurricane...

Glad to hear you made through the hurricane unscathed.

Fall is here on left coast as well with lots of cloud, the threat of rain and perhaps some thunder storms. We need the rain.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 8th, 2019, 02:44 PM
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Posted By 18m2
I read where 400,000 homes in NS were without...

I read where 400,000 homes in NS were without power. Even if he has a generator all the infrastructure is likely not working.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 7th, 2019, 02:32 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Ventusky - Wind ... Rain ... Temperature charts...

Ventusky - Wind ... Rain ... Temperature charts (https://www.ventusky.com/?p=43.61;-64.60;6&l=rain-3h&w=0DbKZKvQA) looks pretty bad to the SW of the eye.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 7th, 2019, 12:22 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Certainly looks like you are going to get slammed...

Certainly looks like you are going to get slammed with winds and rain. I hope you stay safe and well. Hope to hear from you when the power is back on.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 7th, 2019, 12:22 AM
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Views: 568
Posted By 18m2
I've never had a Mac Mini but bought a new iMac...

I've never had a Mac Mini but bought a new iMac after my old one stopped working. The form-factor of the new iMacs is very nice and the mouse and keyboard that are no longer tethered to the monitor...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 7th, 2019, 12:09 AM
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Posted By 18m2
Maybe and hopefully the storm will veer east and...

Maybe and hopefully the storm will veer east and the impact will not be as severe. Does the Red Cross still offer aid and take donations?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 6th, 2019, 07:07 PM
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Posted By 18m2
Keep that in mind after the next major ice storm...

Keep that in mind after the next major ice storm in Ontario cuts power to the centre of the universe.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 6th, 2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 44,999
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Posted By 18m2
I suspect a large part of what falls during the...

I suspect a large part of what falls during the rainy months flows into the ocean without being captured. In the past there was no need. The water authority that manages the aquifer that we draw...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 6th, 2019, 04:14 PM
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Posted By 18m2
What we lack in the summer we make up for the...

What we lack in the summer we make up for the rest of the year. My rain gauge shows 423 mm so far this year.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 6th, 2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 44,999
Views: 3,372,974
Posted By 18m2
This chart is a little dated but it shows the...

This chart is a little dated but it shows the amount of rain by city.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 5th, 2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 44,999
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Posted By 18m2
The Blob is back!

A new marine heat wave, similar to The Blob, emerges off B.C. coast which can moderate the winter temperatures in the west.
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 5th, 2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 44,999
Views: 3,372,974
Posted By 18m2
Rain is commonly reported in millimetres in...

Rain is commonly reported in millimetres in Canada I wonder if the volume you quoted should be in mm as opposed to cm.

75 cm is a huge amount of rain. Regardless ... be safe.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 1st, 2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 127,656
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Posted By 18m2
I saw one news report where a senior...

I saw one news report where a senior meteorologist ( believe his last name is Philips ) said the Farmer's Almanack is roughly 50% accurate which is what he described as random chance.

Having...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 30th, 2019, 04:09 PM
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Views: 3,372,974
Posted By 18m2
It's time to ask ... Where's the beef? ...

It's time to ask ... Where's the beef?

Where's the beef
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 29th, 2019, 05:02 PM
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Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
I don't believe anyone has better corn than Taber.

I don't believe anyone has better corn than Taber.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 29th, 2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
Patrick ... The Cobble Hill Fair still has a lot...

Patrick ... The Cobble Hill Fair still has a lot of tractors.

https://cobblehillfair.weebly.com

We've attended a couple of times and it is entertaining.

A friend who resides on the lower...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 24th, 2019, 05:20 PM
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Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
Hmmm ?? My elementary music teacher had a...

Hmmm ??

My elementary music teacher had a device similar to that to make lines on the chalk board for writing the musical notes. I remember that because it was my job to use it and the chalk would...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 21st, 2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,990
Posted By 18m2
That sounds like my iPod Touch except it's WiFi...

That sounds like my iPod Touch except it's WiFi only.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 21st, 2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
The weather is screwed up. We used to get the...

The weather is screwed up. We used to get the rain that now seems to track further north and eventually ends up over St. Albert. :)

The lack of rain on the East side of Vancouver Island has forced...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 18th, 2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
I find it interesting that most police handlers...

I find it interesting that most police handlers do not use English words to command their dogs. I know one who uses German and heard of another who uses Japanese. Supposedly this is to prevent a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 17th, 2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 44,999
Views: 3,372,974
Posted By 18m2
Cloudy, grey day with a slight breeze, 18C but no...

Cloudy, grey day with a slight breeze, 18C but no rain in the forecast.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 17th, 2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 127,656
Views: 11,707,820
Posted By 18m2
Looks like some kind of an "L" barricade with...

Looks like some kind of an "L" barricade with slots cut into it. I can pick out a brick corner of a building, then a stone foundation, then a couple with grass and finally what appears to be a...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 12th, 2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 921
Posted By 18m2
Could it be the BBC refuses to allow devices from...

Could it be the BBC refuses to allow devices from a certain range of IP addresses from gaining access? Have you taken your lap top to a location where you use different IP?

Just grasping a straws...
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