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    the 100% directionless thread

    Ask away.
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    the 100% directionless thread

    Lol smartass, come visit. I’ll show you how much has to be removed from ze Gherman kar to even get the battery out [emoji14]
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    the 100% directionless thread

    I know the feeling. Had to replace a battery in my car; Euronightmare engine design, everything is crammed. A total of 2 hours spent on something that ordinarily takes 20 min. Nothing gets done easy, ever.
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    the 100% directionless thread

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    the 100% directionless thread

    Suction review maybe. Seems easy, but lots of people muck it up. Both Yankaers and French catch, plus (maybe) deep trach suctioning, if it’s in the protocols.
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    the 100% directionless thread

    Somewhat in line with my previous post: Why people buy a Chinese product for 1/2 the price of one made in US and expect it to be a perfect drop-in fit ? Isn’t it obvious that, unless stated otherwise, it’ll be a) Metric and b) barebone ? And then they keep ragging on it in reviews because...
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    the 100% directionless thread

    The little woman keeps telling me that I’m a handsome devil, but I still like having plan B. And hey, I can break stuff too !
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    Finished: Cleaning up and stocking the shelves now.
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    the 100% directionless thread

    So, the wife asked for a TV panel: The Supreme Foreman halps: Supervises: And evaluates:
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    the 100% directionless thread

    On the subject of water heaters. If your new house has an electrical boiler, I wholeheartedly recommend replacing it ASAP with a tankless gas operated one. I’ve installed it in ours within a month of moving in. It’s gonna cost you somewhere around $800 (if you do it yourself), but the savings...
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    the 100% directionless thread

    I think the mg per decilitre are only used in US and Germany, the rest of the world is using mmol/L. But it is easily converted either way, after all it’s based off of glucose’s molecular weight.
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    I need advice/help badly

    If it’s the call volume or the nature of the calls - bid out of that shift. I’ve had something similar happening to me (barring the lack of compassion, I never stopped caring for the patients who deserve it); moved on to a different shift, re-evaluated my options.
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    For the more seasoned EMTs, what does a new EMTB do that bothers you?

    Not using their heads, and getting all worked up when others call them out. For example, I don’t care how long you’ve been on the job or what letter there is in your abbreviated title - if you try to stick a thermometer probe in a mouth of an altered or nauseated pt, I’ll bite your head off.
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    the 100% directionless thread

    And then it’ll get rough a little longer, as you’re dealing with brokers, agents, loan occifers, escrow etc. But it’s totally worth it.
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    the 100% directionless thread

    While on the subject of cooking, I’d like endorse the Instant Pot. It’s head & shoulders above the traditional rangetop pressure cooker and has fantastic outcomes. (No, I’m not being paid to advertise it.)
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