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    Quote Originally Posted by charly_t View Post
    Glad you mentioned that HPL. The ones I was looking at were well made and entirely washable. They had the store's logo on them and I refuse to help that store advertise.
    Just be careful on any size bags you buy. I bought a couple from Sams's. They are not cloth but very sturdy and I clean mine with a wipe down of a mild beach solution. Anyway I have found that grocery baggers tended to load these large heavy duty bags up with heavy items. Think piling in dozens of cans or maybe 8 2 liter soda bottles in one bag! I don;t take those into stores anymore . I use them to load my sams club purchase in at my car or I use them to contain those plastic bags in my trunk.
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    [QUOTE=Ken Bora;1180367]
    And they make great book covers!!
    How the heck does a kid cover a math book with a plastic bag!?!?


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    I had forgotten all about doing that! I don't even know why we had to cover them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by luvmylabs23139 View Post
    .... I don't even know why we had to cover them.
    so they looked good for the kid who got it next year.
    respect of property, so 1960's I know
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken Bora View Post
    so they looked good for the kid who got it next year.
    respect of property, so 1960's I know
    When I was in the 9th grade the school Superintendent went through all the books & decided we needed to pay for the damage. Full price for every book. My bill came to $23.68 which in those days was a significant sum. When i handed him the check for the books I said I wanted them, he asked why, & I said I planned to organize all the other students & we would put the books in a pile in front of the school, pour a jug of Kerosene over them & have a bonfire. Everyone in school got there check back .

    At the time (the 40's) I did not realize the significance to an educator & their career of that act.

    He moved on that year but tried to recruit me to come to their school as a senior to play sports. Fortunately I really liked my coach so didn't do something stupid.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marvin S View Post
    When I was in the 9th grade the school Superintendent went through all the books & decided we needed to pay for the damage. Full price for every book. My bill came to $23.68 which in those days was a significant sum. When i handed him the check for the books I said I wanted them, he asked why, & I said I planned to organize all the other students & we would put the books in a pile in front of the school, pour a jug of Kerosene over them & have a bonfire. Everyone in school got there check back .

    At the time (the 40's) I did not realize the significance to an educator & their career of that act.

    He moved on that year but tried to recruit me to come to their school as a senior to play sports. Fortunately I really liked my coach so didn't do something stupid.
    Geez Marv, book burning in th 40's, what were you thinking ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Golddogs View Post
    Geez Marv, book burning in th 40's, what were you thinking ?
    While I recognize the need for authority - I have an inherent distrust of misplaced authority & over the years have exercised my constitutionally granted right to challenge . & at the time did not know the significance of what I was planning to do.

    That's why I never will consider Snowden anything but a traitor - he failed big time to go through the checks & balances built into the system, & they exist.
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    Quote Originally Posted by luvmylabs23139 View Post
    A double of those plastic grocery bags are useful for cleaning out the cat's litter box. Scoop, tie, and toss in the trash. Yup, I just recycled them.
    This is semantics but my wife, being in the waste/trash business her entire career, tells the died in the wool tree huggers. This is actually not recycling it is reuse.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Golddogs View Post
    Geez Marv, book burning in th 40's, what were you thinking ?
    it was the 1640's and he was thinking those pilgrams were way too liberal
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken Bora View Post
    ayup
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan Storts View Post
    This is semantics but my wife, being in the waste/trash business her entire career, tells the died in the wool tree huggers. This is actually not recycling it is reuse.
    This may be a bit nit-picky, but I believe that it is "dyed in the wool" referring to being very steadfast as fabric is colorfast if the wool is dyed before being spun into thread.
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