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  1. ol' grouch replied to the thread Taxing you on air intake is probably not far off.....

    The retroactive part won't fly because of the ex post facto clause in the constitution. The tax though, that may fly. Going retroactive...

    Dec 12, 2018 at 7:53 PM
  2. ol' grouch replied to the thread Something missing..

    My Cadillac is a version of your car. I'll try that and see what it does. I found that 2000 was a division year. Early models like mine...

    Dec 12, 2018 at 7:23 PM
  3. ol' grouch replied to the thread Need advise on dealing with young kids and defiant behavior.

    That may, down the road a few years, be an epiphany that becomes a defining moment. It may be where he begins to think beyond "self" and...

    Dec 12, 2018 at 7:13 PM
  4. ol' grouch replied to the thread Gift for the postman at christmas?.

    I tip my barber even though he's Union and gets well paid. Partially because he trims my beard (I tried that once, it wasn't pretty) and...

    Dec 12, 2018 at 7:08 PM
  5. ol' grouch replied to the thread Something missing..

    After some of the replies, I looked around on the internet and it has to be turned on. With a rental and the girlfriends car, I've never...

    Dec 12, 2018 at 2:07 AM
  6. ol' grouch posted a new thread.

    Something missing.

    After my nanny systems post, I found a lot of people are like me in not caring to be coddled. I've been thinking that something that...

    Forum: The BS Topic

    Dec 11, 2018 at 6:06 PM
  7. ol' grouch replied to the thread Gift for the postman at christmas?.

    An ex-girlfriends brother was a mail carrier. They are not allowed to accept tips or gratuities. What I did was get with the corner...

    Dec 10, 2018 at 2:22 PM
  8. ol' grouch replied to the thread Need advise on dealing with young kids and defiant behavior.

    I don't have any kids but have helped raise several over the years. I'm usually more of a big brother but when I say "NO", I mean no....

    Dec 10, 2018 at 2:20 PM
  9. ol' grouch replied to the thread so when did the little stuff get so expensive?.

    Something to keep in mind, wages and prices for everything have gone up over the years. When I got my license in '71, gas was usually...

    Dec 10, 2018 at 1:54 PM
  10. ol' grouch replied to the thread Carhartt jackets- what's the draw?.

    The only place I've ever had trouble with wind is around the waist. The rest is plenty warm. For the waist, that's what those snaps are...

    Dec 10, 2018 at 1:51 PM
  11. ol' grouch replied to the thread so when did the little stuff get so expensive?.

    The chain stores have closed most of the local suppliers I used to use. Of the 6 warehouses in town in the early 1980's when I had a...

    Dec 10, 2018 at 8:07 AM
  12. ol' grouch replied to the thread Carhartt jackets- what's the draw?.

    The company I work for gives these out from time to time also. My latest outer coat is a HEAVY duck construction that I was able to...

    Dec 10, 2018 at 8:01 AM
  13. ol' grouch replied to the thread Best budget dash cam.

    Not really. They have some that ARE nanny equipment. Some can even record your speed and location via GPS. If I'm driving in a spirited...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 6:02 PM