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Katara 1 year, 5 months ago

I have cats - nature's fuzzy slippers.

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Starlight 1 year, 5 months ago

I think about how much work it is cutting wood and hauling and burning and go over and gratefully adjust the termostat and make it comfortable.

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blue73harley 1 year, 5 months ago

Propane is pretty cheap this year. Good thing since the little woman has the thermostat cranked to 74.

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thuja 1 year, 5 months ago

I wear a full suit of wool long underwear all winter.

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Eddie_Haskell 1 year, 5 months ago

That video really gives me a feeling of solidarity. The outline of RP's little package in his hip-hugging bells. The JPJ spacesuit and Prince Valiant hair. The only thing that outlives trendiness is the J. Page ZOSO suit.

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Eddie_Haskell 1 year, 5 months ago

"sometimes, dead is better!"

Guns n' Roses is now Dead n' Gone..........Great vid, somedude! Jimmy is a walking testimonial for the Gibson Les Paul.

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sierraclub 1 year, 5 months ago

Public assistance is great for me!!! I just keep it as hot as I want in the winter, they cannot turn off service until spring, and then I get someone to pay it for me. In the summer, I keep it as cool as I want and then my free tax return comes in and I then get caught on my summer utilities!! No reason to work at all!! Thanks Lawrence. Thanks hope and change!!! Hey fools, keep working!!! Me needs all the free help tha I can get.

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rockchalker52 1 year, 5 months ago

The Stones have that Jumpin' Jack fella in charge of their gas.

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Eddie_Haskell 1 year, 5 months ago

50 years of the Rolling Stones. Really. Let's see. They started off as Jagger, Richards, Jones, Wyman and Watts.1969 Jones got fired and died, replaced by Mick Taylor. Taylor quit 1975, Wood hired and made an official Stone. Many keyboard players and extra musicians added. Wyman retires, replaced by Daryl Jones, bassist supreme, but made a paid employee instead of a Stone. Basically, 50 years of Jagger, Richards, and Watts. Still better than The Two, those guys who sang My Generation.

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somedude20 1 year, 5 months ago

Since "the force" removed my post for writting that I pray to Satan to keep warm...that I walk around the house and do Satanic things to keep warm and that praying to the Devil keeps ya warm, let me repost it.....LJW, if people can post (and have them stay) about praying to this "jesus" cat and promote their views as to why this "god" dog is special, then why is Satan so bad? They are BOTH FAKE!!!!

beauty fades but dumb is forever...believe in SATAN

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beatrice 1 year, 5 months ago

Live where it is warm.

Only use the camera's flash function randomly.

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gphawk89 1 year, 5 months ago

Seal and Insulate. Seal and insulate. In the six years I've lived in my current house, I've sealed air leaks and added insulation to the point that my heating (and cooling) bills are about half what they were when I moved in.

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Eddie_Haskell 1 year, 5 months ago

I lock myself in the bathroom. I'm in there most of the time anyway.

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bevy 1 year, 5 months ago

I take advantage of the level pay plan from the gas company. I pay the same amount each month all year, and it generally balances out so that I don't have any nasty surprises in the winter. In fact, this fall I haven't had to pay for 2 months straight, because they applied the overage I paid in the summer months. The monthly payment is based on the average of your total usage for the previous year. It's great for budgeting because I can always know within a few dollars how much it will be. I do this on my electric bill as well.

This doesn't lower my usage, but it does keep me from needing paramedics on standby when I open the bill in the winter months. Now if I can just convince my husband that he can wear pants and socks in the house instead of shorts, so he will stop turning up the thermostat, we can start working on the usage part of the equation.

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prospector 1 year, 5 months ago

Hope is a special trick...I hear.

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RoeDapple 1 year, 5 months ago

I get hot under the collar every time my electric bill shows up.

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rockchalker52 1 year, 5 months ago

No worries. Gingrich was in town & enough hot air flew outa that gas bag to keep me warm until spring.

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swampyankee 1 year, 5 months ago

I am still waiting for someone to respond with a special trick instead of common sense.

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autie 1 year, 5 months ago

and,...uh..I would like to concur with the resondents that close the doors when it is cold out. The north wind howling through a wide open front door can be a real buzz kill.

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autie 1 year, 5 months ago

We are going to turn the thermostat down to fifty and then go stay in O'bob's basement for a couple of months after christmas.

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jonas_opines 1 year, 5 months ago

Yep. I moved to a state with superior weather.

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LogicMan 1 year, 5 months ago

I find snacking on Soylent Green keeps me all warm inside. They are a little chewy though.

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riverdrifter 1 year, 5 months ago

Roed has it. Ya just put up with it.

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Andini 1 year, 5 months ago

Less beans and more peppermint schnappes and hot chocolate.

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