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Old 04-15-2021, 12:56 PM   #1
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Today I Learned...

They say that you learn something new every day. More and more I'm finding that's true.

Yesterday I learned there was such a thing as a 30A GFCI breaker.

Today I learned that they are making a new Fast and Furious movie.

What did you learn today?
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Old 04-15-2021, 01:10 PM   #2
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I re-learned this morning while interacting with a fellow RV'er ... you can lead a horse to water, but you can't necessarily make him drink it.
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Old 04-15-2021, 01:29 PM   #3
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today i learned it is possible to crack your iphone screen without breaking the screen protector or case...
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Old 04-15-2021, 01:52 PM   #4
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today i learned it is possible to crack your iphone screen without breaking the screen protector or case...
Ouch.

Two of my kids managed to crack the screens on their phones even though they both had a liquid screen protector. I'm convinced it's not worth the money at all.

One pays extra for insurance on her phone. They literally just sent her a new phone and she had to send the old one back. I dropped it in the mailbox on 3/21. The USPS tracking # says it's still "in transit". Whatever that means.

2nd daughter used the warranty from the screen protector. After many, many emails with the warranty people and then 2 visits to the repair store because they kept ordering the wrong screen, she finally got it fixed. Then learned that she had to pay the bill out of pocket and be reimbursed for it.

Then for some reason it took a day and a half to get the password reset on the website to submit the receipt for payment. Now we have to go through some electronic payment thing with Chase bank.

I'm sure that will go smoothly...
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Old 04-15-2021, 05:21 PM   #5
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It wasn’t today but earlier this week I learned that I’m not 20 anymore. While playing hide and seek with my 2 1/2 year old grandson I slipped off the deck and broke 3 bones in my foot. Now I’m in a cast for 6 weeks
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Old 04-16-2021, 10:24 AM   #6
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Today I learned there are people that barely read their emails. A friend of mine showed me his phone and he has almost 10,000 unread emails.

That would drive me insane.
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Old 04-16-2021, 10:29 AM   #7
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Today I learned there are people that barely read their emails. A friend of mine showed me his phone and he has almost 10,000 unread emails.

That would drive me insane.
Is he even aware of that feature?
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Old 04-16-2021, 10:32 AM   #8
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Did you tell him that email #103 was a notification that he had won $250,000 and had 24hrs to claim it.
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Old 04-16-2021, 10:40 AM   #9
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Yesterday I learned there are 3 things you should never forget..... wait, 4.
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Old 04-16-2021, 10:47 AM   #10
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They say that you learn something new every day. More and more I'm finding that's true.

Yesterday I learned there was such a thing as a 30A GFCI breaker.

Today I learned that they are making a new Fast and Furious movie.

What did you learn today?
Today I learned that 30 amp GFCIs have trip amperage of 30mA, not 5mA like the usual branch circuits have.

Now the question is: what important things have I permanently forgotten?
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Old 04-16-2021, 11:05 AM   #11
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Now the question is: what important things have I permanently forgotten?
I have a great memory.

I don't remember a single thing that I've forgotten.
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Old 04-16-2021, 11:17 AM   #12
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I always though banjo guys were good guys but you sir seem to like to stir the pot.
Today I learned banjo players like to stir the pot... back to my cauldron...
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Old 04-16-2021, 12:13 PM   #13
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Okay I just learned not to trust all that you read on the internet, I said in a deleted post in this thread that a 30 amp GFIC needed 30mA to trip. Further reading seems to contradict that and says the trip amperage is 5mA.

So, the lesson learned is not to post anything factual until you have multiply sources of verification.
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Old 04-16-2021, 12:23 PM   #14
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What I learned

Only 4 things a man needs to know:
If he does something he is wrong
If he doesn't do something he is wrong
If he thinks about doing something he is wrong
If he doesn't think about doing something he is wrong

now you know too! Good luck with this newly found wisdom!

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Old 04-16-2021, 12:52 PM   #15
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In a more practical vein, quite a while back I assembled the gear and downloaded what I needed to reprogram various features on my truck, Ford Forscan. I’ve been working my way through changing some items. I added a Hill Decent Assist button & activated that for super slow crawl mode in 4x4 Low (part of the FX4 package I don’t have). Enabled the fog lights to light same side as turn signals. Got rid of the startup chime (VERY annoying) & seat belt minders. Enabled remote control of the two front power windows. Turns out Ford uses the same program across their truck lines and just enables certain functions as part of trim/option packages. Like if you have power folding mirrors, you can enable Navigator mirror mode that will automatically fold the mirrors in when in Park and unfold them when out of Park, only stock programmed for Navigators. Forscan can also change settings to use LEDs where they weren’t.
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Old 04-16-2021, 01:06 PM   #16
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Most people think the dealer can fix it right the 4th time .
And the manufacturer can build it right the 2nd time around .
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Old 04-16-2021, 04:04 PM   #17
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Only 4 things a man needs to know:
If he does something he is wrong
If he doesn't do something he is wrong
If he thinks about doing something he is wrong
If he doesn't think about doing something he is wrong

now you know too! Good luck with this newly found wisdom!


Actually it is only one thing:


If you are a man, you are wrong!
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Old 04-17-2021, 09:01 AM   #18
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I learned that I've forgotten more than I ever learned, or, er, is that the other way around. Someone please help me!
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Old 04-17-2021, 01:18 PM   #19
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Today I leaned how inconvenient the power center is at the foot of the bed with the bed slide closed and the bed shoved under the wardrobe. How is a person supposed to access that when he has no power to open the slides????
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Old 04-17-2021, 01:37 PM   #20
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What I learned

I learned from multiple sources outside this forum that many more people than I ever imagined are towing with overloaded and possibly dangerous rigs.

I’ve become aware that most people ignore payload in favor of towing capacity and when their truck squats and/handles poorly they believe air bags will fix everything. They will defend this belief ferociously, and refuse to accept the reality of the numbers.

This has lead me to the startling realization that we are all sharing the road with these people!


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