Tilt and Other Poker Terms

There are some poker terms often used by pundits, in articles and by players at the table which you may find helpful to learn. Here they are, tilt and all! BIG BLIND The largest of the two required (called “forced”) bets, twice the size of the posted “small” blind. BOARD Area where five “community” cards…

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The Flawless Barbecue Party

The three most essential elements of any barbecue party are the guests, the weather and the food. I can not make suggestions about your friends and family, you are on your own there, but I hope you will find my suggestions for the other two fronts practical. An impromptu party in the garden is great…

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All About Road Reflectors

Road reflectors are used to control traffic and encourage safe driving conditions. They are made from ceramic, plastic, and sometimes metal. They are also known as traffic delineators, raised pavement markers, road markers, cat’s eyes, road studs, and Botts’ dots. Botts’ dots refers to round dots, usually 4″-6″, that do not have reflective lenses on…

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Ipe As a Bridge Decking Solution

When people are considering building an outdoor wood bridge, the choice of wood is often paramount as the single most important decision of the entire process. The wood used will influence not only the design of the bridge, but also its aesthetic value and its reliability and durability over time. Luckily, the choice is easier…

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A Tool For Every Job – About the Hammer Drill

Regular cordless and electric drills are invaluable tools for use from the home to the job site, but they are not equipped for strenuous jobs such as drilling through concrete, masonry or granite. Hammer drills and rotary hammers are designed for drilling through these harder materials. Both hammer drills and rotary hammers combine the pounding…

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Tile Installation – Thinset Rules

Thinset, the most popular tile adhesive, is an important factor in determining the outcome of your tiling project. It plays a role in the leveling and longevity of your tile, as well as the general appearance of the surface. Follow these guidelines and you’ll get a DIY tile surface that you can be proud of.…

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House Painter Duties

There are home owners who perform house painting jobs in order to save money. There are also other homeowners who think the job will be more efficiently done by experts in home painting and hire professional house painters. The chief task of these professionals is to apply paint on the various surfaces of the home.…

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Mitsubishi Excavators and Their Parts

Introduction: The Mitsubishi Group of Companies is a Japanese multinational company or conglomerate which consists of a variety of sovereign businesses sharing the trademark, legacy a Mitsubishi brand. Mitsubishi Excavators are of great importance in transportation. Mitsubishi excavators are the heavy equipments which consist of a house i.e. the cab on a whirling platform, a…

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Do You Need an Elevator Speech?

The term “Elevator Speech” has come in for some criticism over the years, especially as it relates to the small business owner. Before examining the case for the elevator speech, it is worth considering why there is a debate about whether it is a “good thing”. Much of the criticism to beĀ found in the blogging…

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