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Old 08-06-2016, 05:15 AM   #8726
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Gonna clean the storage room in my house and recycle a ton of old electronics.

https://www.return-it.ca/electronics/products/

The handling fee under each category is simply the charge for me if I was purchasing and not to recycle, right?

EDIT: Nvm, mobile site doesn't say "Charged at the time of purchase"
If you have any computer related items, please consider Free Geeks in Vancouver. Great cause and it's free.

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Ethical Recycling............. so many reasons to do it and it costs you absolutely nothing. For those who always wanted to learn about computers and how they work, volunteer there. Totally hands on learning.
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Old 08-07-2016, 08:20 PM   #8727
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Ichiro Suzuki joins the 3000 club. He joined the majors at the age of 27!!!

If they had counted his hits when playing in Japan, he'd be past number one hitter, Pete Rose.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/08/sp...lins.html?_r=0
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Old 08-08-2016, 05:23 AM   #8728
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So Australia tortures juvenile delinquents... most of which are downtrodden indigenous youth



Australia PM calls for investigation into juvenile 'torture' - BBC News
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My order from Foreverspin came in this afternoon. NICE!!!

Even received a bonus key fob and a mystery gift card worth anywhere from 5 bucks to 100 bucks.

Everything comes in its own box and a cloth bag.

I ordered the titanium top and spin base. Definitely going to order a set of tops........... so many choices.
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Old 08-11-2016, 08:56 PM   #8732
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Here is a question.... didn't want to start a new thread.....


so i follow kidcarsonshow on instagram and it kinda hit me... buddy lives in a custom built house in Kits area and has been out of work since beginning of the year. Owns/leases a BMW... how is the guy making mortgage/car payments? I mean the wife is a fitness trainer but i find it hard to believe she is making 6 figs doing her thing to be able to afford all that????

a fart in the wind as thoughts during the day goes....
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Old 08-11-2016, 09:36 PM   #8733
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I didn't even know he's not working. lol
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Old 08-11-2016, 10:02 PM   #8734
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never did find out what happened that resulted in him leaving 104.9, maybe he got paid out big?
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Old 08-11-2016, 11:06 PM   #8735
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He originally was from toronto. Moved west to 94.5 and then onto 104.9
Now is retired and lives a kits? Must of gotten a fat inheritance
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Old 08-12-2016, 08:25 AM   #8736
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I heard it was a dispute between him, producers, and the other host Randy. She originally quit out of left field then the station sent him on his way because of it... Then the next day Randy returns to work and kid is gone forever, weird that he still isn't working tho and living how he does
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Old 08-14-2016, 08:36 PM   #8737
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As someone that hates trying to find parking, I would like to recommend Lonsdale Quay as a great place to bring your SO and/or family. Parking is plentiful and free. There are lots of places to eat and drink. Green Leaf brewing, and Tap and Barrel are a stones throw from one another.
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Old 08-14-2016, 10:49 PM   #8738
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heard kid carson got paid out biiig
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Old 08-17-2016, 01:45 PM   #8739
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any of you guys buy a basketball jersey recently?
I haven't bought one in a while and from what I rmbr they fit long and baggy

i've got a nephew's bday coming up and i've agreed to chip in and get him a jersey.
He's about ~5'3, 120 lbs, 36-38 chest if i had to guess

I haven't popped by the malls to check em out but how do Youth Large/XL fit vs a Men's small? Been browsing google and the answers look pretty dated.
Seems like Youth L might fit him and its a bit cheaper but I'm not sure how the fit is. Anyone here rock youth sizes?
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Old 08-18-2016, 07:38 PM   #8740
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Old 08-18-2016, 08:30 PM   #8741
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kidcarson was paid a huge amount of money when he was on radio.
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Old 08-19-2016, 07:25 AM   #8742
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Anyone have recommendations for cleaners for hire?

It's not gonna quite be a "construction clean" but almost, basically need somone to wash window sils, surfaces, clean floors, etc it's probably a few days of work
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Old 08-21-2016, 04:53 PM   #8743
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He originally was from toronto. Moved west to 94.5 and then onto 104.9
Now is retired and lives a kits? Must of gotten a fat inheritance
doubt the inheritance part... he shared on the show he was raised by a single mom and was from east coast...

the paid out biiiig part makes sense....

i wonder how much morning radio show hosts of his caliber get paid? think like 250k/yr?

did 104.9 ever share what the beef was about?
i missed it when he left 94.5 too...
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Dave Pratt who was like the anchor of 1040 for years was presumably making about 160 a year when his big contract dispute was going on

Dunno if kid Carson would be making over 200
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Is it free to weigh your truck anywhere in the lower mainland? I want to find out the GVWR of my truck.
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Here is a question.... didn't want to start a new thread.....


so i follow kidcarsonshow on instagram and it kinda hit me... buddy lives in a custom built house in Kits area and has been out of work since beginning of the year. Owns/leases a BMW... how is the guy making mortgage/car payments? I mean the wife is a fitness trainer but i find it hard to believe she is making 6 figs doing her thing to be able to afford all that????

a fart in the wind as thoughts during the day goes....
i tried googling to find out what happened or go through his social media stuff for answers and there's nothing. also nothing about why he left 94.5 as well. i didn't mind him talking i thought he was one of the better radio personalities.
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Is it free to weigh your truck anywhere in the lower mainland? I want to find out the GVWR of my truck.
I think you can go to the Vancouver transfer station on SE Marine Dr. They weigh your truck when you enter and leave. Maybe bring something to throw out while you're at it.

Edit: nvm there's a minimum fee, so it's not free
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i remember receiving a 5cents off per litre if you use airmiles at shell flyer in the mail earlier this summer.

i could've sworn it said til end of August...anyone know if that's still going on?
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