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dj1
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dj1

Oh yes, I almost forgot, happy 4th!

A. Spruce
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A. Spruce
dj1 wrote:

You know, we never fight. We are beyond fighting. We just have different opinions sometimes, but when all the pieces are down - we agree!

You're a poopie head, we never agree, ever! :p;):cool:

Jeanne
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Jeanne

I know you all never really fight – men with power tools fighting could get ugly:)

(Spruce, don’t call your friend a poopie head or I’ll take your nail gun away for a week.)

Just got back from watching a Jefferson Starship concert in the baseball field while little kiddies ran around with sparklers. Conservatives and liberals all getting along and enjoying a lovely evening - the way it should be. (Except for the drunk guy who wanted to know where in the ‘hec’ was Grace Slick.)

(Dj – a quick unscientific look through the world wide web and possibly viewing questionalble sources – Israel gets most of its water from desalination plants and is considered a model for California:)

A. Spruce
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A. Spruce
Lily wrote:

(Spruce, don’t call your friend a poopie head or I’ll take your nail gun away for a week.)

I apologize, I shouldn't use such strong language! :p:D:cool:

Dj knows I'm just giving him a hard time, how would any of these guys know they were loved if they didn't get a hard time periodically?;)

dj1
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dj1

Spruce has called me worse than that, especially when I was right and he was wrong...He also treats me like a little brother, because he is so much older than me...

Just kidding of course, spruce is one smart dude, whose opinions are always appreciated here.

dj1
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dj1

And if you excuse me now, I got to find the USA flag in the garage, my wife wants it out there in the morning.

A. Spruce
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A. Spruce

Correction, I'm never wrong, you just weren't asking the right questions. :p:cool:

(totally teasing, in case that was missed)

ed21
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ed21

It seems unlikely to me that the vinyl plank would be a good choice for occasional flooding. The wood substrate( engineered, composite, etc) would trap and absorb water leading to swelling and probably mold.
As a finished floor I agree ceramic tile is likely the best choice. Area rugs can be used to offset the cold floor.

I can't give you any solutions to your flooding. Possibly a really experienced grading contractor or civil engineer could help. A real solution probably involves more than just your yard.

We tend to have such an abundance of water here in Maryland that our "esteemed" governor pushed through a rain tax. If you see the name Martin O'Malley on a ballot, hold onto your wallet and pull another lever.

dj1
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dj1

"We tend to have such an abundance of water here in Maryland that our "esteemed" governor pushed through a rain tax. If you see the name Martin O'Malley on a ballot, hold onto your wallet and pull another lever."

ed,

I hear your pain on this "Independence and Freedom day"...If you are mad about the fact that you have to pay rain tax, you'll really go ballistic when you find out where most of the rain tax money is going to go: payroll.

Here in S. CA we've been paying higher water rates, to build and maintain waterways, because we have too little rain.

Get it? they will tax you whether there's rain or not.

ed21
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ed21

Believe me, the rain isn't the only thing they tax.:rolleyes:

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