10 Tips For Winning The Lottery
Posted by erick99, Mar 09, 2012
I very occasionally buy a lottery ticket for the big weekly prize though I more often buy scratch-off tickets. I decided to do some online research to see if therereally were any strategies to...
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High Fructose Corn Syrup - Some Basic Facts
Posted by erick99, Mar 07, 2012
I read so much about High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) that I wonder if some folks believe, from media stories, that it's a certain poison! There are a lot of stories about how bad it is for you...
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Be Featured on Our Facebook Timeline Cover Photo!
Posted by Acarone, Mar 07, 2012
Have you ever snagged an AMAZING deal on dealspl.us? That $200 laptop, a big-screen TV for $199, or even new shoelaces for $0.25 shipped? Well here's your chance to show off your deal hunting...
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Save on Spring Shoes: My Affordable Wish List!
Posted by ShopShop, Mar 07, 2012
Wanna know what I love the most about spring?  The shoes. On most days, it's chilly enough to wear boots but warm enough to wear flats.  And every now and then you get a day when it's...
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The New iPad (3) Is Here And It Has Some Great Specs. iPad 2 Drops In Price.
Posted by erick99, Mar 07, 2012
I should start by noting that I am not an Apple fan and I don't buy their products but I do admire some of the products and they clearly, for now, own the tablet market.Interestingly, Apple chose not...
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Target Department Store Markdown Schedule And End-Cap Clearance Goodies
Posted by erick99, Mar 06, 2012
In the late 90s I was quite the clearance shopper & eBay reseller.  Several times a week I went to Target, Staples, Radio Shack, and a few other stores that had clearance areas.  My...
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Choosing an ISP (Internet Service Provider) - Cable/DSL/Fiber - Charter/AT&T/Comcast/FiOS/UVerse/Qwest/Verizon/Time Warner
Posted by fradyphoto, Mar 06, 2012
There are a lot of options for ISP (Internet Service Providers) out there, so how do you choose?  Here are some tips and tricks from a guy who likes to switch ISPs every couple years just to try...
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The Limburger Princess
Posted by VirginiaPeanuts, Mar 05, 2012
My mother sent me this short story that I wrote for English Class when I was 11 (yes, she saves EVERYTHING). I love reading stories written by children because it always makes me smile! Although it...
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Rebates: Why You Sometimes Don't Get Your Money & Tips For Success
Posted by erick99, Mar 04, 2012
During my years in the computer industry a fair amount of our vendors offered rebates to end-users.  We often got complaints and would provide our customers with support phone numbers to check...
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Freebies For Your Birthday and You Child's Birthday!
Posted by supercouponingmo, Mar 03, 2012
Take a look at the list below to see what you can snag:Abuelo’s Free EntreeAce Rewards $5 off $20 couponAMF Bowling Center Free Birthday GiftApplebees Free dessertArby’s Extras Free...
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What do all those mm mean on camera lenses?
Posted by fradyphoto, Mar 02, 2012
When you go out to buy a camera, all these mm numbers are listed - 18mm, 50mm, 100mm, 18-50mm, etc - but what do those numbers mean?  Well, those mm numbers are the "focal length" of the camera...
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How to Choose a Digital Camera
Posted by fradyphoto, Mar 01, 2012
There are a lot of digital cameras available for purchase around the internet, but choosing the the right one for you can often be a confusing process.  To help you along, here are some thoughts...
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Comparing Solid State Drives (SSDs) With Hard Disk Drives (HDDs)
Posted by erick99, Mar 01, 2012
Comparing Solid State Drives (SSDs) With Hard Disk Drives (HDDs)Erick R Williams (2012)A lot of folks post deals for Solid State Drives on dealspl.us but may not know how they differ from...
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AAA Prescription Savings
Posted by branie, Mar 01, 2012
This is my own personal experience with one particular prescription savings plan available to AAA members. I did not research other savings plans, so I cannot compare prices however, this...
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Understanding The New OLED Televisions
Posted by erick99, Mar 01, 2012
OLED screens are used on some smartphones (AMOLED) and other devices but they are only just now coming out for tvs.  The OLED screen is so good that it's worth getting excited about the new...
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What's New About Windows 8? Free Public Preview Available Now.
Posted by erick99, Mar 01, 2012
Having spent so many years in the computer field I still get excited about a new operating system.  I am not one to say that any particular operating systems is God's answer to the field, but,...
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My $0/Month and $0.00/Per Minute Landline Phone…
Posted by Hisgelt, Feb 29, 2012
Here’s what I did:-I bought the OBi110 for $49.99 and a Vtech Dect 6.0 cordless phone with caller ID and speakerphone for $19.54 last week. Additional cordless phones are...
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Understanding Digital Camera Image Sensors (that megapixel thingie).
Posted by erick99, Feb 29, 2012
Understanding Digital Camera Image Sensors (that megapixel thingie).Erick R WilliamsI got my first camera, a 35mm Yashica rangefinder when I was 14 and I fell in love with photography.  That was...
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How to Clean [Almost] Anything
Posted by VirginiaPeanuts, Feb 29, 2012
20 Cleaning agents and tools you should always have:All-purpose cleaner (like Lysol All-Purpose or Pine Sol)Glass CleanerBleachDishwashing soapVinegarAmmoniaBaking Soda (should also be...
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Free Antivirus Software Programs That Are Actually Quite Good & Really Free
Posted by erick99, Feb 28, 2012
I spent 18 years in the computer field (1984 through 2002) selling hardware, software, & services to retail, educational, small business, large business, as well as local, state, federal government....
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