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InFrom wrote:Thanks for the comments. It sounds like the Ooma isn't a bad idea for her. Though it doesn't sound like it will work for her three old, wall-mounted POTS phones? She has a decent digital phone as well, but there's something comforting about a sturdy, old kitchen wall phone. (There's also one in the bathroom that's good for emergencies, and has no problem dealing with humidity.) I know she'd hate to see them go.

I need to get a handle on the power back-up business. A solar trickle is a non-starter.

I fear my lack of tech knowledge here is impeding my decision-making...

Leave all the existing phones as is where is.

The output of the Ooma box, I have the old one, not the newer style as recently seen on woot, is compatible with "pots" instruments. Just find an unused jack or wire the Ooma output to the existing IW and you're done. The new ones work the same way. Our Ooma output feeds the CO input of a KSU as well as a wireless base station.

[edit]
IW: internal wiring, the wiring on your side of the inpo or demark block outside your house

KSU; key service unit, what multi-line old office phones connect to. The ones that had that large 50-pin connector.

CO: central office, the line that comes to you from the 'phone company'

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North316 wrote:If Bowtie can figure it out....

Ha! I'd love to say you have a good point. But I have to give credit where it's due, and he's due some. Here, bowtie, have some credit! (How's that for turnabout?)

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rjquillin wrote:Leave all the existing phones as is where is.

The output of the Ooma box, I have the old one, not the newer style as recently seen on woot, is compatible with "pots" instruments. Just find an unused jack or wire the Ooma output to the existing IW and you're done. The new ones work the same way. Our Ooma output feeds the CO input of a KSU as well as a wireless base station.

Kansas State University? (Don't worry, I'm skilled in the use of Wikipedia, I'll figure that one out. I'm gonna go out on a limb and guess that the "u" stands for "unit".)

That's good to know, about using the old phones, thanks!

Edit: OK, I got the handle on this phone lingo.

• Cabinet, KSU (key service unit) or System
This refers to the ACTUAL phone system itself.

• CO Line
A CO line refers to an incoming line provided to you by your local phone company.

Oh, and for anyone reading along who's approximately as clueless as I am, "IW" = inside wiring.

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InFrom wrote:Kansas State University? (Don't worry, I'm skilled in the use of Wikipedia, I'll figure that one out. I'm gonna go out on a limb and guess that the "u" stands for "unit".)

That's good to know, about using the old phones, thanks!

edited the OP to add that additional info.

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InFrom


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rjquillin wrote:edited the OP to add that additional info.

I like the way you explain it better than what I found on that site. Much clearer.

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InFrom wrote:I like the way you explain it better than what I found on that site. Much clearer.

Occasionally I manage to do that, mostly I'm just a trouble maker.

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Looking for some advice on wine fridges in the "Coolers" thread for my friend. Really, for my friend.

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I get home to a missed delivery fedex tag. This confused me since I'm pretty sure I didnt get a shipping notification on my orange crush wine, but apparently it just decided to arrive. Now to go re-route it to the fedex store

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rjquillin wrote:Occasionally I manage to do that, mostly I'm just a trouble maker.

So it is written.

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InFrom wrote:Ha! I'd love to say you have a good point. But I have to give credit where it's due, and he's due some. Here, bowtie, have some credit! (How's that for turnabout?)



What's the interest rate?

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InFrom


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bhodilee wrote:What's the interest rate?

How's your credit rating?

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polarbear22 wrote:Looking for some advice on wine fridges in the "Coolers" thread for my friend. Really, for my friend.

I've got a Danby ~170 bottle unit very similar to this I got a few years ago from a local dealer as a customer return.
So far the unit works well and is quiet.
What it doesn't accommodate well on the sliding shelves are the slightly larger diameter bottles.
You ~can~ fit them in, but the packing density will be substantially lower. And they don't do well when loaded as the outside bottles; they hit the sliding drawer mechanism. Also, depending on just how much larger they are, you'll find them scraping as they drag on the above shelf. I've now got quite a few bottles with labels that are damaged.

Take some fat bottles with you as you shop to make sure you'll not be disappointed later.

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rjquillin wrote:I've got a Danby ~170 bottle unit very similar to this I got a few years ago from a local dealer as a customer return.
So far the unit works well and is quiet.
What it doesn't accommodate well on the sliding shelves are the slightly larger diameter bottles.
You ~can~ fit them in, but the packing density will be substantially lower. And they don't do well when loaded as the outside bottles; they hit the sliding drawer mechanism. Also, depending on just how much larger they are, you'll find them scraping as they drag on the above shelf. I've now got quite a few bottles with labels that are damaged.

Take some fat bottles with you as you shop to make sure you'll not be disappointed later.



My danby has this issue as well. Fatter bottles do well on the bottom or top shelves which provide more vertical clearance. For the OCD organizer in me who likes to group syrahs with syrahs etc....... It bothers me somewhere deep down inside.

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so, random question. Due to Michelle losing a bracelet and insurance telling us what it was now worth (3 years after purchase) we had everything (re)appraised. A necklace that I bought roughly 7 years ago just appraised at about 10 times what I paid. Yes, by a certified gemologist and NAJA.

Anyone know anything about selling very high end jewelry? direct sales v consignment v auctions?

I'm certainly not in a rush to sell, but I also don't necessarily want to pay insurance and storage for years.

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ThunderThighs wrote:Winery in the thread



Yes and they suspiciously ignored my question.

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joelsisk wrote:so, random question. Due to Michelle losing a bracelet and insurance telling us what it was now worth (3 years after purchase) we had everything (re)appraised. A necklace that I bought roughly 7 years ago just appraised at about 10 times what I paid. Yes, by a certified gemologist and NAJA.

Anyone know anything about selling very high end jewelry? direct sales v consignment v auctions?

I'm certainly not in a rush to sell, but I also don't necessarily want to pay insurance and storage for years.



Mail it to me. I'll take care of it for you.

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cortot20 wrote:Mail it to me. I'll take care of it for you.



I'd be totally happy to sell it to you!

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joelsisk wrote:I'd be totally happy to sell it to you!



I'll take it for cost.

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aggghhhhhh. the end of the school year is fast approaching.. and I am totally overwhelmed!! add to all the end of the year stuff... we have our Relay for Life event in 10 days..... just not enough time ......
end of random ranting....

oh yeah and today I have a migraine.....

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mommadeb1 wrote:aggghhhhhh. the end of the school year is fast approaching.. and I am totally overwhelmed!! add to all the end of the year stuff... we have our Relay for Life event in 10 days..... just not enough time ......
end of random ranting....

oh yeah and today I have a migraine.....


Sorry about your migraine. When is your last day? ddeuddeg is totally finished the 5th of June. Me, the 27th of June!

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mommadeb1 wrote:oh yeah and today I have a migraine.....

They do make some meds that help prevent those.
Just sayin'


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rjquillin wrote:They do make some meds that help prevent those.
Just sayin'



believe me, I have been trying many different types.... still trying to find the right combination......unfortunately, the side effects of some are worse than the migraine ... or they cause more headaches....

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anyone have a fun sized snickers bar?

I need the height, width and length. asap please....

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mommadeb1 wrote:believe me, I have been trying many different types.... still trying to find the right combination......unfortunately, the side effects of some are worse than the migraine ... or they cause more headaches....

PM atcha.

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mommadeb1 wrote:believe me, I have been trying many different types.... still trying to find the right combination......unfortunately, the side effects of some are worse than the migraine ... or they cause more headaches....


I agree - the only migraine meds I ever took caused my chest and throat to tighten up so bad that I threw the rest of the pills away. Those were for treating an existing migraine, though. The one thing I've heard about for preventing them is Botox treatment but based on the criteria for its use, the number of "headache days" I have falls short of qualifying. I will stick with Excedrin. It works better on headaches than any other OTC pain relievers I've tried.

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North316 wrote:I'll take it for cost.



Is there any scenario where what you pay ISN'T your cost?

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joelsisk wrote:Is there any scenario where what you pay ISN'T your cost?



Theft

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Spaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarkyyyyyyyyyyyyy! PM.



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InFrom wrote:How's your credit rating?



Pretty dang high!

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mommadeb1 wrote:believe me, I have been trying many different types.... still trying to find the right combination......unfortunately, the side effects of some are worse than the migraine ... or they cause more headaches....



There's some kind of Magnetic therapy (FDA approved even) that is supposed to be like a miracle for migraines or something. They did a story about it on the local news, but in regards to depression.

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North316 wrote:Theft



yes, but with theft, you're not paying. Unless you believe in Karma and/or Hell

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joelsisk wrote:Is there any scenario where what you pay ISN'T your cost?



Borsheims in Omaha will happily buy it off you.

I wonder what my Armenian Gangster gold necklace is worth now...

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joelsisk


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bhodilee wrote:Borsheims in Omaha will happily buy it off you.

I wonder what my Armenian Gangster gold necklace is worth now...



PM for you

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ThunderThighs wrote:Spaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarkyyyyyyyyyyyyy! PM.



Responded.


Someone has to put WD's kids thru college, but why does it have to be me!
*This post is for purposes of enabling only, and does not constitute any promise of helping pay for said enabling. It does indicate willingness to assist in drinking said wine.

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MarkDaSpark wrote:Responded.


Replied.



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ThunderThighs wrote:Replied.

Get a room you two!

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rjquillin wrote:Get a room you two!



Or Cortot's lawn.

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joelsisk wrote:PM for you



and one for you.

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rjquillin wrote:Get a room you two!


WE DID! That's why we're talking in PM!

Sheesh. You guys are never happy!



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