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Sleep Number beds, QA techniques, and (not) saving $300

We’ve owned a Sleep Number bed since the mid-1990’s – an original two-cell queen, with the original old model wired-remote, loud-as-hell pump. It’s served us well and is still functioning fine after many years of service. When Shymala moved to … Continue reading

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Samsung SMH7178SME charcoal filter replacement tip

I’ve been in my new condo for 4 months now, and as always when you move into a place, you keep finding out things. I now know what the mystery switch in the hall is supposed to do: it’s for … Continue reading

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Laundry part 3: solved

University Electric came through like champs. I found a 24″ GE unitized washer-dryer that would fit and that had generally positive reviews, checked that they were a GE dealer, called them up on last Tuesday, and asked if they could … Continue reading

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Laundry, part 2, bicycles, and too much sun

First, if you read my blog, and you send music to stillstream.com, please note that my address has changed; check the stillstream.com site for the new address. The new tenant in my old apartment is quite confused by the CDs … Continue reading

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Best Buy and appliances: avoid

If this had not actually happened to me I would say it had to be made up, but this is a precise report of exactly how badly Best Buy managed to handle a recentĀ attempt to purchase a new washer and … Continue reading

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