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Watching 'This Old House'...
Posted by: RAMd®d
Date: December 02, 2019 05:55PM
Like old men standing around watching construction, I love watching This Old House and Ask This Old House.

An eight episode series heavily renovating a RI ranch house, concluded with the Nov. 23 episode.

The next few episodes (TBA) will cover rebuilding three houses in Paradise CA, in the wake of the one year anniversary of the Paradise Camp Fire.

Rebuilding has been ongoing, but TOH joins up and apparently is going to help build a memorial to 85 souls lost in the fire.

Watching some of the preview was pretty chilling, recalling memories of the Oakland firestorm.

It'll be good to see positive activity. The news media didn't seem to cover much of that, or if I'm honest, I may have missed it.




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Re: Watching 'This Old House'...
Posted by: Dennis S
Date: December 02, 2019 06:14PM
There are lots of episodes and segments on YouTube.
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Re: Watching 'This Old House'...
Posted by: Filliam H. Muffman
Date: December 02, 2019 08:00PM
Nice to hear about the fire memorial. TOH had their 40 year anniversary this year.



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Re: Watching 'This Old House'...
Posted by: MrNoBody
Date: December 02, 2019 09:58PM
TOH fan too!
Also enjoy the old Jacques & Julia cooking along with the newer A Chef's Life.
Really miss the late, great Cajun Master, Justin Wilson.
Much more useful than the current over-weight, sodium addicts rehashing
boring recipes.



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Re: Watching 'This Old House'...
Posted by: mattkime
Date: December 02, 2019 10:08PM
I recently rediscovered it as it has new meaning to me for reasons that regular forum readers will we aware.

Fun fact - I'm in week 3 of a toilet replacement. And decided to throw in a bathroom ceiling fan replacement in the middle. Its taking a while but I think its going okay.

Anyway, I've found the show enjoyable in addition to providing useful and actionable information.

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Re: Watching 'This Old House'...
Posted by: Acer
Date: December 02, 2019 11:34PM
Been a fan for years. Ask This Old House is also good, and shows more projects typical of a homeowner, like me, who is not in the middle of a down-to-studs remodel.
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