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      CommentAuthoroldhat
    • CommentTimeMay 4th 2012
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    #gardentroubles

    Okay, so. A week and a bit ago I planted some seeds in an indoor bed and hoped for the best. And now, everything is starting to sprout.

    ...the problem is that I didn't plant the seeds on each, but more as a couple in the same space (I think the justification was that I didn't have enough room, so I did that).

    So the question is how to separate them? Some of them can handle the bunching, like basil and one or two vines, but I also have onions and radishes, which like a little space as they get bigger. What's the best way to move 'em? Can they stand to be totally removed from soil and put back in?
    • CommentAuthorArgos
    • CommentTimeMay 4th 2012 edited
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    #gardening

    Not if they're seedlings, you'll destroy the roots. Best bet is to see which ones look strongest, and cut the other ones at the base of the stem. It sucks to do, but it has to be done if you want any of them to grow well at all without crowding them and making them compete for resources. Yes, you'll lose some, but if you try to move some of them, you might end up harming them all by disturbing the soil and the roots.

    In any case, planting a couple seeds in the same space is what you want to do to begin with because sometimes not all the seeds sprout. So you want to put a couple (I do 3) in each space to increase your chances of getting a sprout, and then you thin them, leaving behind the ones that look healthiest.
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      CommentAuthorBeamish
    • CommentTimeMay 14th 2012
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    #Door Knob

    Does anyone know how to rotate the post screws on a lever door knob? Scenario, our deadlatch broke (don't know how) I have a replacement but it does not have a hole for the post screw so the lever is still horizontal.

    aef
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    #Door Knob

    Grab an electric drill and make whatever holes you need.
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      CommentAuthorBeamish
    • CommentTimeMay 14th 2012 edited
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    #doorknob

    What I need is a hole where the red circle is, I'm afraid to drill into it without ruining the mech.

    aDF
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    #door Knob

    Beamish, Obviously I can not see the actual situation you are dealing so I may be misunderstanding but the deadlatch has to have a hole in it, otherwise the doorknob wouldn't work, Has it turned 90 degrees so the hole would only be accessible from top or bottom (but the door itself is of course in the way). If that is the case needle nose plyers might help (Apologies if I am stating the obvious)

    I had a similar incident a few years ago...I was able to use 2 flat screw drivers to slowly pull the deadlatch back. It was very slippery so I had a someone with a thin board read to slip it in between the door and the frame (like a credit card in a tv show) Took some patience, but I got the door open.

    now my question...
    #Selling comics
    I've got the entire run of The Walking Dead in decent condition. Early issues are what I'd conservatively say are Very Fine condition (very slight damage to the upper corner of the spine) but most are Near Mint.
    Frankly, I could use the money it seems to be worth a lot more then I can use the comic.
    What's the best way to try to sell it (either the entire run or early issues)?
    CGC seems to be a really expensive service, is it worth using? (keep in mind I don't have a lot to spare at the moment, so paying for that and then not selling the comic for months would be bad)
    Anyone had any success actually selling their comics?
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    #doorknob

    Do you have a friend who owns a drill press? You can clamp the lock and drill the case without hitting the mechanism.
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      CommentAuthoroldhat
    • CommentTimeMay 14th 2012
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    #gardening

    @argos, thanks! I actually consulted the shop I got the seeds from and they said that if there's two sets of leaves then it's time to transplant!
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      CommentAuthorBeamish
    • CommentTimeMay 14th 2012
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    #Doorknob

    Unfortunately, I don't know anyone with a drill press, I am starting to consider this a stop gap, get the door locked fix and I will have to order what I need. Peter, I appreciate the help, the screw posts are horizontal to the the lever and the deadlatch, I can rotate the latch/screw posts and it still works.

    #selling comics

    Sadly, with the easy available of the trades any issue that is not key probably won't go for too much. With the CGC you might get lucky one a 1-3 and 19 and a couple others. Good luck.
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    #vampire movie

    One of those "I saw this once ages ago and have no idea what it was" things again. There was an old horror movie, most likely seventies but could be sixties or eighties, that was about vampires (I think)--except there was some scene where the vampire's/monster's tongue split down the middle. Not violently, but naturally, as if it was part of a transformation. The scene has always stuck with me (I saw it when I was younger than ten) and I've always wanted to track down what the movie was and rewatch it so I could figure out what the hell that was all about, but so far my Google searches for "vampire film tongue split" and the like have yielded nothing. Any ideas?
    • CommentAuthorOddcult
    • CommentTimeMay 15th 2012
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    #vampire movie

    Possibly Daughter of Darkness.

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099368/synopsis
    • CommentAuthorOddcult
    • CommentTimeMay 15th 2012
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    #vampire movie

    Yeah, here you go:

    http://deeperintomovies.net/journal/archives/3382

    • CommentAuthorOddcult
    • CommentTimeMay 15th 2012
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    The film's shit though, I wouldn't bother tracking it down.
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    #vampire film
    Holy crap! After watching the trailer, I think that well might be it. Too bad it's crap, since it's directed by Stuart Gordon, but it kinda looks awesomely bad. Thanks!
    • CommentAuthorOddcult
    • CommentTimeMay 15th 2012
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    Sadly it's not awesomely bad, just dull. The tongue-teeth thing is pretty much its only notable element. Nothing much really happens in it.
    • CommentAuthorKosmopolit
    • CommentTimeMay 16th 2012
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    #offline news

    I'm currently using a wi-fi only tablet.

    Is there any service I can subscribe to for free that will send me the full text of news stories so I can read them offline?

    Not just headlines or synopses but full stories.
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      CommentAuthoroldhat
    • CommentTimeMay 16th 2012
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    #offlinenews

    Calibre is the only thing I can think of. It's mainly used for e-readers, so I'm not sure how it will work on your tablet, but it allows you to subscribe to various newspapers and pulls them down on a schedule.
    • CommentAuthorJiveKitty
    • CommentTimeMay 18th 2012
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    I just wanted to say thanks for the help with the cat drool question I asked on a previous thread. Lots of good information!
    • CommentAuthorKosmopolit
    • CommentTimeMay 19th 2012
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    Thanks, Robin. I'll try that.