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  • (mild emergency) above ground home pool leaking from the bottom!

    08/06/2015 2:38:37 PM PDT · by proud American in Canada · 78 replies
    august 6 2015 | self
    Hi, I just went into our above ground pool; it is leaking from the bottom. The vinyl has appeared to thin and there are three small holes. My daughter is outside doing her best to plug from the outside with duct tape. I am still in my suit and have removed my contacts... I have duct tape. Trying to call pool stores but keep getting voice mail trees. Any ideas before the water completely drains???
  • Prayers Needed

    07/16/2015 4:47:04 PM PDT · by Grateful2God · 82 replies
    7/16/2015 | self
    Hello, everyone... I am very much in need of prayers at this time. The Lord has given me a great deal of loss: physically; financially; emotionally; in my career; most of all, in those whom I love who have passed on, or are ill. Whatever He chooses to do in my life, how He chooses to use me, please pray for me for strength and healing of my heart. I thank Him for those around me; for loving and watching over me; for giving me kind people in my life- even when He decides to call them home. I thank...
  • Request for Freeper Help - Major GPS Screw-up

    06/23/2015 9:46:40 PM PDT · by goodn'mad · 33 replies
    Vanity ^ | June 24, 2015 | goodn'mad
    Requesting help from Fellow Freepers. Major screw-up. Flew in from S. Korea and tried to update my TOMTOM GPS in order to help me find my way around the Sumter, SC area. To make a long story short....I think I corrupted and/or deleted files actually embedded on the GPS. Now can't get it to do anything. Does anyone have a link to software that can restore the GPS to factory settings? I'd be happy with that. Or, maybe a POC of someone who specializes in restoring GPS devices? Thought they would be plentiful but I guess not. The GPS is...
  • A question about auto electrics

    06/12/2015 3:49:19 AM PDT · by Cowman · 62 replies
    self | 6-12-2015 | Self
    I have a 2005 dodge truck with a 4.7 that has started running very rich to the point of choking out and it has a random cylinder misfire. The cruse was working intermittently and the dash lights would randomly go on and off. The mechanic changed a coil and cam sensor that did nothing but clean up a couple codes and suggested I change the ECM. My question is: can I use a junkyard unit that I can change myself or does the new computer need to be reprogrammed for my vehicle by the dealer (I have heard both)
  • Can't find 'How to 're-Post'

    06/09/2015 7:49:00 AM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 62 replies
    Freep | 6/9/2015 | CharlesOconnell
    Doi, says Homer, how do I repost an already existing article? This is after seeing criticism when it's not done. I tried looking closely at the home page, searching for 'help', and googling " "how do you re-post" "
  • Easiest way to post images in a reply.

    04/25/2015 5:38:19 PM PDT · by Bibman · 129 replies
    self | Bibman
    I can build any house, high rise, tear a truck apart and put it back together, but I just can seem to understand the HTML in the help sectiin Can some one show me the text how to post a jpeg easy? Thank you
  • Fresno fire captain injured while battling house fire recovering (please help injured fire fighter)

    04/04/2015 7:58:33 AM PDT · by Baynative · 22 replies
    ABC News -Fresno ^ | March 30, 2015 | Veronica Miracle
    FRESNO, Calif. -- The Fresno Fire Department has released the name of the firefighter who was injured while battling a house fire on Sunday afternoon. Officials say Fire Captain Pete Dern was leading his crew across the roof to provide ventilation, when he fell through the roof and into the fire. Other firefighters rescued him within minutes, but he suffered second- and third-degree burns across his body. The fire department says he is heavily sedated and breathing on a respirator.
  • Prayer for my wife

    03/13/2015 2:42:57 AM PDT · by Justice · 95 replies
    My dear wife of 30 years has been battling malignant melenoma for two years and has recemtly suffered a stroke because of bleeding in thr brain from 2 lesions. We are both in our early fifties. My grief knows no bounds. We are believers in Jesus and what the Bible teaches. We need your prayers and God's help and healing. If its time for her to go home I have no concept of living without her and how to function. Im overcome.
  • Getting the Wrong Story with the Headline on the Latest Post thread

    02/21/2015 11:59:53 AM PST · by dila813 · 5 replies
    Freerepublic ^ | Today | me
    West Coast ports negotiators reach settlement 2/21/2015, 11:48:58 AM · by Citizen Zed San Jose Mercury News ^ | 2-20-2015 | Pete Carey GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A group of Guatemalan musicians is on a mission to breathe life into a pre-Columbian language and heritage through a thoroughly modern genre: hip-hop. Calling themselves Balam Ajpu, which means Jaguar Warrior or Warrior of Light, they rap in the ancient Mayan Tz'utujil language with the goal of making it cool for kids and teaching them their ancestors' stories and ways. Their debut album, "Tribute to the 20 Nawuales," or spirits, is set...
  • Hired Help

    01/27/2015 11:18:01 AM PST · by Paul46360 · 6 replies
    My email | 1-27-15 | Sen. Joe Donnelly
    Sen. Joe Donnelly, Democrat Indiana, described what his position is as a senator"I am the hired help, and my top priority continues to be addressing the issues most important to Hoosiers: working to strengthen the economy for working- and middle-class families, ensuring our servicemembers and veterans have access to the care and resources they deserve, and providing excellent constituent services to every Hoosier.
  • Portable Electric Generator Recommendations Needed

    01/25/2015 9:11:33 AM PST · by Rebelbase · 54 replies
    Here ^ | 1/25/15 | Rebelbase
    The old 5000 watt Kohler has bit the dust. Looking to buy a new portable electric generator. There are dozens on the market and would like FReeper recommendations for one in the 5000-7500 watt range. Also considering going with a propane fired model. Any suggestions? I see a lot of Generac units at a decent price, comments about those?
  • ‘Israeli kindness changed my life,’ says Hamas escapee in Canada

    01/06/2015 8:09:01 AM PST · by Former Fetus · 3 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | 1/6/2015 | Elhanan Miller
    The trouble at home started when, as a teenager, he began questioning the beliefs and actions of his parents, both ardent Hamas supporters. “I ended up having a big fight with them, and ran to Israel,” the youth told The Times of Israel in a phone conversation Monday from Edmonton, Canada, where he eventually sought political asylum. A tragic experience in an Israeli prison cell that night sparked a chain of events which would turn the teenager’s belief system on its head, leading him to convert to Christianity and change his name to John Calvin, after the 16th century French...
  • I need help identifying web-sites on politics, current events, national/international news. (Vanity)

    12/11/2014 9:26:33 PM PST · by txnativegop · 33 replies
    I am asking all FReepers for their help. Due to health issues I have foolishly allowed myself to fall behind on current events (as some of my recent posts may have indicated). I am not really all that tech- or internet-savvy. I have seen many web-sites listed as sources for the many threads here. Are there any other sites where information about all things politics and current affairs is available? Any help will be greatly appreciated.
  • Obama: 'With or Without Help from Congress, I'm Not Done Making Real Change'

    11/12/2014 9:32:05 AM PST · by rktman · 51 replies ^ | 11/12/2014 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    "With or without help from Congress, I'm not done making real change for the American people," the president wrote in a new email, just three days after a similar email from the Democratic National Committee.
  • IDAHO Teen Missing-Please Help!

    10/29/2014 12:52:34 PM PDT · by ClearBlueSky · 44 replies ^ | 10/29/14 | Clear Blue Sky
    All Freepers in Idaho/Oregon/West Coast area. Please help find the daughter of my neighbor. She is missing from Mountain Home, Idaho since September 24th.
  • Computer Question - Icons and Win98

    06/15/2014 8:45:35 PM PDT · by 50sDad · 9 replies
    Self ^ | 06/15/14 | 50s Dad
    For the first time in ages, I am refurbing an arcade machine. I have done nine of them, but it has been a while. Anyway, I use an old Win98 PC to emulate arcade games in the old case, and I have forgotten if this can be done...I am trying to idiot proof the machine so after I get it set up, people won't be messing with the OS. I would like to remove the My Computer and Recycle Bin icons from the desktop in Win98. Worst case, I could edit a blank Icon and rename them with blanks, but...
  • Why is it that every time I open a new window I have to re-log into FR?

    03/14/2014 5:06:52 PM PDT · by Chickensoup · 44 replies
    03.14.14 | Chickensoup
    Each time I log into another window I have to log in. Some addresses are like this with both http and www and some are like this Security is at medium in IE and free republic is an always allow site. Perhaps you don't love me any more?
  • Lindsey Graham Caught on Hot Mic Offering John Kerry Some 'Help'

    03/13/2014 1:05:23 PM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 3/13/14 | Noah Rothman |
    On Thursday, Secretary of State John Kerry testified before the Senate Appropriations Committee regarding the need to provide Ukraine with economic assistance during its transition from the government of deposed President Viktor Yanukovich. The aid bill has encountered resistance from House and Senate Republicans, particularly a provision to provide aid to the International Monetary Fund which would utilize funds already allocated to the U.S. military.
  • Prayer Needed Urgently

    11/18/2013 3:22:36 PM PST · by dadgum · 70 replies
    Me | Today | Me
    I need prayer for a 19 y/o boy who was hit by a car yesterday and is dying from his injuries. My life-long friend, who has always denied God, asked me for prayer,divine intervention, and a miracle. Please also pray for my friend to let God in to her life and salvation through faith in Christ and His blood. Thank you.
  • 2014 Medicaid changes help some, hurt others

    10/17/2013 5:54:31 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 1 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 10-16-2013 | Marni Jameson
    For the poorest Floridians who rely on Medicaid for their health care, some big changes are coming in the new year that could affect whether they still qualify. Others who currently don't get Medicaid may find that the new rules allow them to sign up. The changes are all part of the Affordable Care Act and affect residents too poor to get a tax break on premiums through the health-care exchange. So whether you apply this year or next could make a big difference. "If you qualify now but won't under the new guidelines, sign up before Jan. 1," said...
  • Richmond [CA] weighs using eminent domain to help struggling homeowners

    10/15/2013 12:47:21 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 9 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | October 15, 2013 | Hudson Sangree
    RICHMOND -- A San Francisco-based group of financiers called Mortgage Resolution Partners has been calling on Sacramento and other California cities for more than a year, pitching a plan to use government powers of eminent domain to seize underwater mortgages and refinance them for the benefit of homeowners who owe more than their homes are worth. Most communities took a pass, saying the novel plan was too risky. Not Richmond, a largely working-class city in the Bay Area. There, a determined and articulate Green Party mayor has helped steer the plan through the City Council in recent months. Today, the...
  • Computer help - task bar and screen

    09/21/2013 6:56:32 AM PDT · by bgill · 57 replies
    Sept. 21, 2013 | vanity
    Help! Somehow the task bar jumped to the top of the computer screen. Yes, I'm logged in. Yes, I know how to move the task bar around - right click, unlock task bar and move it. Problem is when I move it back to the bottom, it leaves an empty space where it was at the top and is ghosty when it's back at the bottom (the background shows through it). So, I clicked it back to the top and back down again and now the second problem... the internet screen is getting smaller and smaller. Each time I move...
  • Tricare denies payment for baby's care/transport

    09/08/2013 9:05:39 PM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 23 replies
    At almost 4 months of age, little Brooks Dillard has spent more than half his short life in the hospital. For the last 8 weeks (as of 8/16/13), he has been at Seattle Children's Hospital. He has been on a ventilator the entire time, has had two major surgeries with another one in his near future. Brooks was born with a very rare congenital heart defect called Double Aortic Arch. Normally, the aorta leaves the heart and branches off to supply the arteries going to the arms and head. One of these branches then turns down to supply the lower...
  • (Vanity) BEST free antivirus/security program?

    09/03/2013 1:08:21 PM PDT · by Doogle · 96 replies
    me | 09/03/13 | me
    Need to download a FREE program...need recommendations..
  • Vanity....can anyone recommend a simple free flyer maker (program)

    08/20/2013 11:01:51 AM PDT · by Doogle · 11 replies
    08/20/13 | me
    I'm looking for a free download, something simple and easy to use. I want to make flyers for advertizing on a regular piece of paper 81/2 by 11 (background) and color text. Any ideas?
  • How do I post pictures?

    06/19/2013 5:18:09 PM PDT · by PatriotCJC · 57 replies
    Need help in posting some pics I took today? Thanks!
  • Need some Freeper advice

    06/04/2013 3:01:46 PM PDT · by ladyjane · 69 replies
    A friend of mine needs some advice. His mother-in-law is moving to his small hometown where he lives with his wife and children. She says she's moving there (from 300 miles away) because it's too expensive where she is and she wants to get to know her grandchildren better. In fact she's never really shown much interest in her grandchildren. She currently lives close to her other children but has had difficulty getting along with her sons-in-law and their families and even with her own daughters. He's worried that it will be a repeat of the difficult situation she has...
  • Amid shock at Marathon, a rush to help strangers

    04/16/2013 4:35:22 AM PDT · by TSA-Watch · 8 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 04/16/2013 | David Abel
    The woman’s eyes stared vacantly into the sky. The runners had been bounding in, beaming with relief. On both sides of Boylston Street, hundreds of spectators still had packed the area, many cheering with hoarse voices for the late finishers surging in, scores of them every minute. An elderly volunteer greeting runners kept repeating this mantra: “You’re all winners.” When the first boom shattered the bliss and the haze of white smoke washed over the finish line, I could see in the eyes of the woman what had happened. She wasn’t breathing. She wasn’t moving. Her eyes appeared lifeless as...
  • uhmm... im in a really akward position...

    04/10/2013 9:32:04 AM PDT · by never_eazii · 234 replies
    4/10/2013 | noah rodriguez
    uhm... i guess i created an account MAYBE ten minutes ago, and its saying my account is too new to do anything... do i need to register anything? i already registered my email, so do i need to do anything else? am i missing something?
  • Boyscouts outfits and camping supplies needed

    04/01/2013 10:30:23 AM PDT · by trussell · 105 replies
    04/01/13 | trussell
    My 13 year old son just joined boy scouts. He would like to go to the camping trip next weekend and only has one outfit that is loaned to him. He needs shorts (at least 3 pair needed), shirts (they would like him to have 3 or 4 more), pants (same as shirts, 3 or 4 more, boy scout approved socks (several pair). He wears an 18 husky pant or 36/29 through 36/32. Shirts are XL youth to Medium adult. The troop will allow either the green BOA socks or black socks. Also, any camping items that he will need....
  • mp3 recording help needed

    03/30/2013 10:45:25 AM PDT · by Cowman · 26 replies
    self | 3-30-2013 | self
    I'm having trouble recording mp3s. My Asus laptop has 2 headphone jacks and I used to use a short cable between one of them to my microphone jack and use Magix to record internet radio while I'm at work. I recently had a virus removed that required reinstalling Windows 7. Since then one headphone jack stopped working and when I connect the one that does work to the mic jack I just get a buzz in the recording. If I connect a mic to the jack and record from that it seems to work but the recording is not as...
  • Help with Direct TV

    02/03/2013 12:36:56 PM PST · by 50sDad · 17 replies
    Self | 02/03/13 | Self
    I was given three surplus Direct TV boxes by an ex-customer of Direct TV, a friend of mine. Would like to post them as free on local Craigslist. Do they contain any of his info, or are the of any use to another current Direct TV customer?
  • HORN LAKE, MS SOLDIER INJURED ( BAD) & 0 & military REFUSE to pay for the full transportation home.

    11/24/2012 4:55:00 PM PST · by GailA · 26 replies
    Horn Lake soldier injured 2012 Horn Lake High School graduate, Army Pvt. Taylor Odom, who currently awaits transfer from a hospital in Colorado home after a tragic incident. Training accident leaves 2012 Horn Lake High School graduate in critical condition in Colorado Published: Tuesday, November 20, 2012 9:10 PM CST TIM SUMMERS Managing Editor According to his mother, all Army Pvt. Taylor Odom wanted to be was a soldier, and now as a result of a training accident at Fort Carson in Colorado, he awaits approval from military officials for an ambulance ride back home. His mother, Jenniffer Palazola-Herrin, said...
  • Where is the Tea Party

    11/13/2012 2:46:53 AM PST · by tiger-one · 44 replies
    11/13/12 | Tigerone
    Shocked like most of us, I went looking for the Tea Party sites. They are there, but activity is void. What site do you recommend?
  • Help, Compiling a list of Conservative companies (Vanity)

    11/09/2012 6:59:14 AM PST · by sharkshooting · 11 replies
    I want to compile a list of companies that emphasize or support conservative principles. Ones that do not feed the democrat machine. I just feel it will be much easier to frequent places on an "approved" list than it will be try and pick out companies to boycott. I am hoping to compile the list by industry. For instance, Chik-fil-a would be in the restaurant category. I would really appreciate any help. Sorry for doing this, but I really want to be disciplined with my $$ from now on.
  • Staten Island Borough President: Don’t Give Money to the Red Cross

    11/01/2012 5:47:56 PM PDT · by Morgana · 37 replies
    politicker ^ | 11.1.2012 | colin campbell
    At a press conference this morning on Staten Island, a host of local officials, including Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, gathered to highlight the needs of the hard-hit borough in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. And, although many pols spoke, no one was more impassioned than Borough President James Molinaro, who called the Red Cross an “absolute disgrace” and even urged the public to cease giving them contributions. “Because the devastation in Staten Island, the lack of a response,” Mr. Molinaro said to explain his comment to NBC after the press conference. “You know, I went to a shelter...
  • Two Democrats on an Elevator

    10/27/2012 4:17:19 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 10 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | October 27, 2012 | Dan Miller
    This is too good not to post. Hat tip to Israel Matzav.[youtube] Video link hereCall 911! Call President Obama! Quick! We may get stuck here all day! Hmmm. I wonder if either of them even considered the possibility of walking up the steps of the elevator? Neither appears to be disabled differently enabled. Nah, that's too much trouble and besides they do need help; just not the kind of help they seem to think they need.
  • The Gravity of Water: A novel and much-needed view of Earth’s water supplies

    09/20/2012 11:04:09 AM PDT · by null and void · 11 replies
    Measurements of underground water storage (aquifers) — rather than surface water (lakes, rivers, etc.) — reveal the long-term effects of drought. This map shows ground water conditions in the U.S. during the week of November 28, 2011, compared to the long-term average. (Map by Chris Poulsen, National Drought Mitigation Center, based on data from the GRACE science team.) Measurements of underground water storage (aquifers) — rather than surface water (lakes, rivers, etc.) — reveal the long-term effects of drought. This map shows ground water conditions in the U.S. during the week of November 28, 2011, compared to the long-term...
  • Computer help needed...PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    07/29/2012 1:25:08 PM PDT · by trussell · 157 replies
    7/29/12 | trussell
    HELP PLEASE. My laptop computer suddenly went blue screen of death with a message that some error was detected and windows was being disabled (or shut down) to protect my computer. I rebooted, same thing. I unplugged, pulled the battery and waited, then plugged it all back in and again, same message. I tried to start in safe option came up to "repair your computer", I chose that option. It says "windows is installing files", then the "microsoft windows" with the scrolling lights, then the same blue screen message. So, I tried in safe mode again, only choosing safe...
  • Need FR help. How to I post a JPEG on FR? Thanks

    06/13/2012 8:40:39 AM PDT · by MindBender26 · 42 replies
    Need FR help. How to I post a JPEG on FR? (Please, keep it simple, I am not a computer wizard.) Thanks
  • The Repo man: get yourself back from the body snatchers!

    04/10/2012 7:22:12 AM PDT · by fabian · 68 replies
    the ^ | 4/09/12 | fabian
    He is the man who began self help talk radio over 50 years ago and is still on all over the nation trying to wake Americans out of their hypntotic states. I call him the repo man because he has the roadmap to reposessing our own bodies and minds, as our only problems in life and in our nation are that we have all become possessed by entities very similar to the ones in the movie " Invasion of the Body Snatchers". However, these creatures are very crafty and hate goodness, indeed they are the mischievious flipside of our good...
  • Urgent Need for O-Negative Blood SCOTTSDALE AZ

    03/29/2012 11:18:10 PM PDT · by Jahoohio · 6 replies
    Fox Phoenix ^ | 3/29/12 | Fox Phoenix
    SCOTTSDALE - An urgent plea from United Blood Services: please give blood! There is a big shortage of type O-Negative blood. Without that blood type in stock, lives could be at risk. United Blood Services always needs blood donors. Type O-Negative blood is especially important to keep in stock. Only six percent of people have O-Negative blood. If you're one of them, please step up and help out. Jordan and Josh Buchanan are identical twins, freshmen at Corona Del Sol High School.
  • Need of Freeper help to buy telescope

    03/18/2012 3:18:14 PM PDT · by w4women · 55 replies
    March 18, 2012 | vanity
    I am looking to buy my husband a telescope for his birthday and would appreciate any guidance from Freeper Friends. I want to spend less than $500 - he is a novice so looking for ease of set-up and use. Thanks in advance!
  • (VANITY) Suggestions needed to help a homeless man

    03/17/2012 12:35:46 PM PDT · by God-fear-republican · 34 replies
    Mar. 17th, 2012 | God-fear-republican
    I recently formed a Catholic Men Bible study for about 4 months. One day a black man walked for half hour in snow and the cold to join us. Since then, Mitt has continued to come. He recently left his mother's house as she went into a mental institution, Mitt has become homeless. He said he did not want to the local homeless shelter because of rules and regulations but the true reason might be because Mitt has felony in his book, therefore, he could not get a job either.He had a drinking problem according to people who knew him....
  • State List

    01/19/2012 8:15:03 AM PST · by JudyM · 3 replies
    Self | 1/18/2012 | Self
    How do I find my state specific Freeper list? Judy in NM
  • CIA officers mark death of spy with rare request

    11/25/2011 2:49:55 PM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    AP ^ | November 25, 2011 | Kimberly Dozier
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- CIA officers are asking people to mark the 10th anniversary of the death of the first American killed in the Afghan war by donating to help the children of their fellow fallen. Since the death in 2001 of CIA officer Mike Spann, a total of 23 stars have been added to the wall at the CIA's Langley, Va., headquarters that honors CIA operatives lost. Many were killed in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
  • Help in finding an old friend

    11/25/2011 9:10:05 AM PST · by A'elian' nation · 19 replies
    Would need some help in finding a friend of my dad that he would like to re-unite with. He hasn't seen this buddy in over 40 years. All we know is that he was in the navy and is old enough to receive social security. Can't find him in Facebook. Would Social Security admin assist in finding someone? Would Veterans Affairs? If they could help what offices should be contacted? Any help from anyone who has ever tried to find someone they want to re-connect with would be really appreciated. Many thanks.
  • Tech help needed

    10/21/2011 6:51:14 AM PDT · by pabianice · 29 replies
    Can someone recommend a good pop-up stopper (preferrably free)? I have one installed but pop-ups have nearly stopped my PC from downloading anything. Thanks.
  • SteveO, the Iraqi that saved troops is looking for those troops

    09/30/2011 4:31:43 PM PDT · by GracieB · 8 replies ^ | 9/30/2011 |
    RWBN: A nice-looking young man of middle eastern descent with a tattoo of Jesus on his bicep walked into my store, The Patriot Shop, and shuffled through a few conservative t-shirts. After ordering a few anti-Obama t-shirts, we began to “small talk” about politics when he mentioned how very unhappy he was with President Obama and that he was not a big fan of President Bush and the Iraq war either. That’s when he looked at me and said “I was famous once — Oprah Famous.”

    09/29/2011 8:20:08 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 39 replies
    I need a PDF converter quickly.Does anyone know where I can download a free one online;or a legit one to buy online that is good and not filled with spam extras and garbage?How about ADOBE 10 if I have it is there a converter in this program? Thanks ahead for your replies.