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Sure Glad I've got air conditioning in the apartment.

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...Over 10 years ago, I bought this air conditioner from Home Hardware on sale for just $89.00.

$100 including tax.

In retrospect it was an extremely good buy.

It's been cooling down the place during this heatwave.

I understand it was over 30 C or 90 F yesterday.

Sometimes one can look back and be glad about the decisions they made.

Hindsight often is 20/20.




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30C?

The horror, Joe!

Are you coping?




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Dinky Dazza wrote:
01 Aug 2020, 18:00
30C?

The horror, Joe!

Are you coping?
Maybe Australians just have thicker hides.

I notice they're able to thrive in any climate.

Extreme Heat, Extreme Rain or Extreme Cold.

And it doesn't seem to bother any of them.




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For some people, 30C is an air conditioned room...



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I'm using an air purifier. It puts out cool air, so that's a bonus feature.


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asal wrote:
01 Aug 2020, 18:52
I'm using an air purifier. It puts out cool air, so that's a bonus feature.
does it keep you cool as well, asap?



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J0E wrote:
01 Aug 2020, 19:18
asal wrote:
01 Aug 2020, 18:52
I'm using an air purifier. It puts out cool air, so that's a bonus feature.
does it keep you cool as well, asap?
Ya. It's not icy like an air conditioner, but it cools.


Get in on it.


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An evaporative cooler? (Air blown over water source)



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Amateurs!



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OK. I'll bite

What does that mean?


The only thing needed for EVIL TO SUCCEED, is for GOOD People to DO NOTHING.

With the Roots of Society crumbling within all of The West ... it's Now or Never.


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cc wrote:
01 Aug 2020, 20:38
OK. I'll bite

What does that mean?
I think that's Blurt's way of saying "sorry about your weiner"... :unsure:



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I grew up and spent most my adult life in Montreal, a city of wild temperature extremes.

Summer: around 2 months of 32 to 42 C, with 100% humidity (many deaths every year)

Winter: around 3 months of -30 to -40 C (many deaths every year)

Plus, the beautiful trips to India... last time I was there, I was there for fourteen days. On eleven of those fourteen days, the mercury hit between 52 and 55 C... in the shade. People spent their noontimes in their cars when they didn't have AC at home (which the majority don't).

I kept telling them, "but it's a dry heat!" :D




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Please yourself, the heat seemed pretty moist when I was out that way. You want a dry head, try hitting the Pilbara region in North Western Australia sometime during their summer. Their 50C is more tolerable than the 35-38 I encountered while in the Ottawa valley.

Similarly, at the other end of the scale I used to freeze my tits off in temperatures of 3-5 centigrade if I didn't rug up before heading outside. Ottawa though... I could stand on the front porch of my place in a pair of jeans and a teeshirt in December and regularly did on overcast days when the ambient temperature and humidity made for a pleasant minus 5 to minus 10




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7.83 Hz wrote:
01 Aug 2020, 23:39
Please yourself, the heat seemed pretty moist when I was out that way. You want a dry head, try hitting the Pilbara region in North Western Australia sometime during their summer. Their 50C is more tolerable than the 35-38 I encountered while in the Ottawa valley.

Similarly, at the other end of the scale I used to freeze my tits off in temperatures of 3-5 centigrade if I didn't rug up before heading outside. Ottawa though... I could stand on the front porch of my place in a pair of jeans and a teeshirt in December and regularly did on overcast days when the ambient temperature and humidity made for a pleasant minus 5 to minus 10
The Pilbara needs non stop slabs of cerveza hydration...




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It needs its girlfolk to stop chasing the adults about. The fuck do they think they are, Connecticutt? They want to watch themselves, or by the time they hit 20 their beef curtains will be beating them to death every time a cyclone comes through.



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Dinky Dazza wrote:
01 Aug 2020, 20:05
An evaporative cooler? (Air blown over water source)
Air drawn through filters.


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Are the filters moistened with water?



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Dinky Dazza wrote:
01 Aug 2020, 20:05
An evaporative cooler? (Air blown over water source)
Old and outdated technology. Mini splits are the way to go for cooling.




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Depends on the climate and budget. Mounted evaporative cooling systems have their place.



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Not here. I’ve never seen one. Mini splits are relatively cheap. Every Asian country in the universe makes them.




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You've got equatorial heat...



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Dinky Dazza wrote:
02 Aug 2020, 12:48
Are the filters moistened with water?
Naw, they're just hepa filters. There are two sets of filters. They're just basic - they catch particles in the air. A side bug/feature is that by pushing air through it acts as a fan. Dyson sells an air cleaner that advertises the air cooling property as if it was done on purpose. The one I bought is cheaper. I'm happy to find that it incidentally cools the air. I don't worry about being hot. We don't get high heat here - maybe it was approaching 30 C today, I haven't checked.


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I have been running the A/C 24/7 at the new vacation home. Makes a world of difference. It has been in the high 30's here.



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