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Need to get away from the "Facts". ([8-)]
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Last Post: Apr 26, 2016 8:02am
by Songbird
Community Choice
Being too lazy to do "research", can anyone tell me if there's a downside to being in this Melrose Community Choice Power Supply Program? Should I just see what happens, or send back the opt out card the City sent?
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Last Post: Apr 1, 2016 1:30pm
by Geezer
Well fellow seniors, once again we are being disregarded by the Cit's Administration & those "newbies to Melrose. What is good for them will be a hardship to those of us on fixed income, From what I read in the paper, their position is it;s time for us to go. 50 Y...
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Last Post: Nov 6, 2015 6:18am
by MFD
Oh oh. They are arguing about Facts over in Schools string. Never a pretty site.
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Last Post: Jul 21, 2015 2:56pm
by Gen. Patton
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Can't make you do ALL the 'work' here OG.
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Last Post: Jul 12, 2015 12:15pm
by Old Guy
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GeezerNot enough "new pup stories" coming from you OG (as mundane as one on this board thinks that might be!) Sorry. I was worried about getting criticized for posting happy stories, on our section of the message board. Here's an update though... What arrived as...
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Last Post: Jul 10, 2015 8:05am
by Old Guy
1950s picture help needed
my parents were married in '54 and we need some help with their wedding pictures that we just found. are you the someone who can help us or point us in the right direction? the pictures were taken on what looks to be slides of some sort and you can only put the s...
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Last Post: Apr 30, 2015 4:35pm
by Old Guy
Click Reduction #11
Time for click reduction...
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Last Post: Apr 25, 2015 10:54pm
by Geezer
Boring Topics amd Discussions by Seniors
I don't normally peruse this section of the MM but occasionally I check it out to see if anything has changed from the normal boring toppics and discussions. And I am never let down - boring topics and discussions as usual! Based on these postings, seniors lead a...
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Last Post: Mar 6, 2015 9:41pm
Recipe Help
Does anyone have a recipe for beef bullion and oysterettes? Thanks!
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Last Post: Feb 25, 2015 11:10am
by Nate
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Now the Pats are being accused of letting the air out of the balls. Apparently if you let some air out, it make balls easier to pass. I wonder if that works for kidney stones?
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Last Post: Feb 22, 2015 1:55pm
by Geezer
Click Reduction #9
Continued... GeezerYaknow, if we could figure out here how to put solar panel technology into something that actually looks like roof shingles, we'd make a lotta money!
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Last Post: Jan 19, 2015 10:38pm
by Fossil
I need some help. Should I have half a rotisserie chicken, heated up from yesterday, OR a small cheese pizza from Melrose House of Pizza? I am kinda in the mood for Greek Pizza but that leftover chicken can't go to waste. What do ya think gang?
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Last Post: Jan 17, 2015 2:04pm
by Old Guy
Mr Woodwright's Shop
Anyone know the show Mr. Woodwright's Shop? It's about wood working the old fashioned way. I haven't seen it in years and was wondering if it's still on TV...somewhere.
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Last Post: Dec 17, 2014 7:44am
by Old Guy
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Bombs away!
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Last Post: Dec 9, 2014 8:04am
by Old Guy
I think Fossil's picture may be causing problems. I'm getting security warnings. Anyone else getting them?
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Last Post: Nov 19, 2014 3:14pm
by Remembering
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GeezerIf you don't know if you have "ED", does that mean you do?[Sarcastic] Do what? And... I have to ask. Was the ED question somehow related to the popsicle stick question?
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Last Post: Nov 13, 2014 3:58pm
by Fossil
Click Reduction #6 From the Melrose Mirror folks. The above will link you to a number of stories, mostly about Melrose, growing up there and through the eyes of long...
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Last Post: Oct 18, 2014 9:11pm
by Geezer
Here's a thought...
Here's a thought. Perhaps some of our older posters on this board should get together and start using this "Melrose Seniors" wasted space as there own. I'm sure none of the former owners could care less... after abandoning it and all.
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Last Post: Sep 30, 2014 11:57am
E Wyoming Ave
Any old people here from the E Wyoming Ave Area
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Last Post: Sep 9, 2014 6:32pm
by Old Buzzard
Coming back...
Looks like I'll have a new house shortly. Will be back soon, Old Guy
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Last Post: Aug 18, 2014 1:07pm
by Old Guy
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Here ya go folks. All cleaned up and ready to go.
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Last Post: Aug 2, 2014 1:23pm
by Geezer
Bot Spam
To PW: there appears to be a flood of bot spam posted to every topic on MM. The screen names are: jaygayovel, nermars, webliray, bevynegyn, and zethojana. These contain what appear to me to be very suspicious links. I fwd this to NorthShoreMessages, but I'd like...
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Last Post: Jul 16, 2014 2:30pm
by Fossil
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I'll do it, since I have a confession to make. I went over to the dark side. Worse, I posted using a pseudonym. [sigh] Can anyone identify the post I made over there?
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Last Post: Jun 26, 2014 3:56pm
by OG
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Just doing a little house work and cleaning up the Clicks.
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Last Post: Jun 1, 2014 7:42pm
by Old Guy
Time to Get moving!
Hello all! I want to get my bike fixed. Need new tires and a general tune up since I haven't used it in a few years. Does anyone do that in Melrose? I know of a place in Cambridge but getting over there is a pain.
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Last Post: Apr 27, 2014 10:17am
by Old Guy
Click Reduction #2
First, let me apologize for once again sending our string into the waste land of too many clicks. I'll take care of that right now. And Geezer... would you be referring in your hint, to Peyton with an assumed new middle name? If so, I might of gotten it. If...
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Last Post: Mar 29, 2014 6:26pm
by Old Guy
Too much clicking
Someone hadda start a new string, so I took it upon myself! There was too much 'clicking' involved to get to the latest post on "Oddities". Wow, I AM lazy[:-)]
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Last Post: Mar 25, 2014 7:50pm
by Geezer
Space Station
OK, so if we go to war with Russian, what happens to the astronauts that are on the Space Station right now? Has Obama considered fortifying the Space Station by sending a couple more US astronauts up there? Is there a Jail he could put the Russian astronauts...
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Last Post: Mar 9, 2014 1:15pm
by Old Guy
Olympic Observations
(1) I like that event where they send 6 Snow Boarders down the hill at the same time. I mean, did anyone see that guy that tried to stay up in the air and beat the guys on the ground, at the last jump? Now that was cool even though it looked like it hurt a bit in t...
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Last Post: Feb 23, 2014 8:15pm
by Geezer
Medal for Steve langton
Congrats to Melrose native Steve Langton and his family for securing a medal at th Olympics! great kid, great family!
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Last Post: Feb 18, 2014 12:01am
by USA
In the category of 'don't laugh until you try it', Kraft Mac & Cheese is a lot better (tho still not as good as Stouffer's) if you throw in some Velveeta when you're combining all the ingredients. Really!
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Last Post: Feb 17, 2014 9:48pm
by Old Guy
Happy Valentine's Day
To my stud muffins Geezer, Old Guy and RATT Happy Valentine's Day! xxxxxxoooooo
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Last Post: Feb 15, 2014 12:21pm
by patricia wright
Little help?
Hey Geezer, Ratt, Have either of you gone through a battle against Shingles? I know I have a fairly mild case (blister wise) and it's almost gone but it seems like this is never going to end.
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Last Post: Feb 6, 2014 9:53pm
by Remembering
Happy New Year!!
Shrimp, cocktail weenies, and the Stooges marathon, does it get any better than that?[:)] HAPPY NEW YEAR all !
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Last Post: Jan 1, 2014 1:37pm
by Geezer
To Geezer
Merry Christmas Geezer, Give that pup of your's a dog cookie for me. OG
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Last Post: Dec 27, 2013 5:33pm
by Geezer
Weekend Storms
I love weekend storms. Especially when I don't have to go anyplace. OK, this may be overkill, but I like to run around gathering the necessities like a squirrel hiding his nuts. You know what I mean... bread, eggs, beer, chicken noodle soup, chips, dip, beer,...
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Last Post: Dec 17, 2013 7:07pm
by Old Guy
Page 3
I thought now might be good time to start a "Page 3" and put the past in the past. So what should we start off with? Hmmm...... The School Committee, no way. Presidential election? Nah, too controversial for good friends. Principals controlling the park...
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Last Post: Dec 14, 2013 2:17pm
by Old Guy
Just Me?
Is it just me, or does it it seem like this whole thing with football players "celebrating" when they do their job is getting very out of hand? I mean, when a defensive player makes a tackle, is it necessary to jump up, dance, put their fingers to the sky, etc. etc....
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Last Post: Dec 11, 2013 7:00pm
by OG
An Irish Prayer
May those that love us, love us And those that don’t love us May God turn their hearts; And if he doesn’t turn Their hearts, May he turn their ankles So we’ll know them by Their limping. Just a little Irish Humor! Happy Thanksgiving my f...
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Last Post: Nov 30, 2013 9:23am
by kilt man
Gone with the Wind
Remember the bonfires held following the new year at Ell Pond and later at Mt. Hood. My friends and I would collect the christmas trees and get paid a nickel per tree by the Melrose Park Departmet during the early 1960's. Remember the fishing derby at Mt Hood?[Xmastree]
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Last Post: Nov 23, 2013 12:49pm
by E. Litella
Turkey Question
I had my Mum and Dad over for Sunday dinner a few days ago and my mum was telling me that all the wild turkeys in the Pine Hills (where they live) suddenly “disappear” around this time of year only to re appear around xmas. Do you think that the turkey...
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Last Post: Nov 17, 2013 4:45pm
by Old Guy
Oh my goodness (my mother used to say that instead of the shorter phrase). The Red Sox finally win a World Series, at Fenway no less (first one since 1918) and not a single post of congratulations! Not even a "way ta go Papi"! This is absolute proof that (exc...
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Last Post: Nov 8, 2013 5:28pm
by PW (shhh!)
High School Band Podium taken, please return
During the last week, someone took the folding metal podium that is needed for Marching Band performances and competitions from the loading dock area behind the High School. If you took it please return it, if you saw someone taking it please call the Police Departm...
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Last Post: Oct 28, 2013 7:07pm
by Old Guy
Where is the High School Latin teacher?
Where is the Latin teacher, he has not been seen for a while. Did they escort him out of the building?
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Last Post: Oct 28, 2013 3:25pm
by parent
Wicked Important Announcement
Long-lost Three Stooges movie found in Australia, to be screened. Published September 30, 2013 / New York Post ============ A Three Stooges short previously thought lost in a 1967 fire has just received its first screening since being rediscovered in a gar...
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Last Post: Oct 26, 2013 12:38pm
by Old Guy
Seniors Day at Mount Hood Memorial Park Event - Tuesday, Oct, 29th
To all seniors - join us for a free day in the park on Tuesday, October 29th at beautiful Mount Hood Memorial Park. Activities begin at 11:00am and include lectures on the history of the park as well as the flora and fauna of the park. Lunch and refreshments will be...
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Last Post: Oct 22, 2013 10:45pm
by MFD
Guaranteed Safe Political Chat
Hey Geezer, I'm not sure what, but something reminded me of this while I was watching the "talking heads" endlessly babble on about who's to blame for the latest failure to negotiate. OK, enough lecturing... back to my question. Do you remember the days when t...
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Last Post: Oct 21, 2013 7:25pm
by Old Guy
Hope you're OK Geezer. I would say "don't take it personal", but I know I couldn't. Hang in there, OG
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Last Post: Oct 6, 2013 7:23pm
by patricia wright
I just saw this in the Patch and thought to myself, Holy Moly (I know, thats a Geezer term) but what the heck, it fit. It says the dance has been going on "for decades" and I can personally vouch for that. Someone should check and see if this isn't the longest cont...
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Last Post: Sep 22, 2013 7:08pm
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