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Old 12-25-2010, 05:21 PM   #41
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Hey Midpack, is that a TV I saw in your fireplace?

My fireplace has been cold for more than 10 years, but then I am in the country of the "dry heat". Temperature of 73F today and absolute blue clear sky.
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Does anyone else see a "slide rule" in that pic??
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Does anyone else see a "slide rule" in that pic??
I see a slipstick on the wall...
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You see a what?? ReWahoo you must be even older than I am.
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Yep.

I took a semester of slide rule in high school. We had to be careful the end of the stick didn't end up in a candle flame and start a fire...
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Yep.

I took a semester of slide rule in high school. We had to be careful the end of the stick didn't end up in a candle flame and start a fire...
Is that a slide rule or are you just happy to see me
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I took a semester of slide rule in high school. We had to be careful the end of the stick didn't end up in a candle flame and start a fire...
So was the candle for light? No electricity back then huh?
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So was the candle for light? No electricity back then huh?
Nah. Liberace was in my class and the candles were on his piano...
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Nah. Liberace was in my class and the candles were on his piano...

We're done now. My apologies for hijacking the thread.
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Nope, just a seldom used fireplace...
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Hey Midpack, is that a TV I saw in your fireplace?

My fireplace has been cold for more than 10 years, but then I am in the country of the "dry heat". Temperature of 73F today and absolute blue clear sky.

Here's our video fireplace down south - need to do more to soften the sound - all the tile and hard surfaces make for a pretty bright aural experience. No tree at all for the first time in many decades.
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Don't think it's a Keuffel and Esser....
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I can't wait for those to start showing up on Antiques Roadshow or getting four figures on eBay. I'm sure my father & grandfather wouldn't mind...
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Don't think it's a Keuffel and Esser....
nah - it's a classroom sized Pickett n902-es and about seven feet long. I got it at a school district surplus sale may years ago and vaguely remember how to use it...
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