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bio website nickchaves.com
location United States
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Web software engineer.

Server (Java, PHP) and UI (JS, CSS)

Designer and photographer on the side.

I'm a serial user of the double __ space after a period — even though people tell me it's obsolete in the computer-world, I can't shake the habit from my 7th grade typing class.

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awarded  Famous Question
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Mar
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Sep
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asked How long does latex paint last?
Jul
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awarded  Caucus
Mar
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comment When should I not use WD-40?
@xpda When the person on the other side of the issue has given more information than you, your comment is very unhelpful. Have any references for that?
Jan
23
accepted Is it safe to install a sconce light box inside a return air space?
Jan
21
asked Is it safe to install a sconce light box inside a return air space?
Jan
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awarded  Autobiographer
Dec
13
comment How do I control a heat lamp with a thermostat?
Many fires are started by bad heaters. A hand-built auto-on-off heater is much worse - it has no designed or tested safety switches. You should really consult an electrician.
Oct
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awarded  Scholar
Oct
17
accepted Are CFL bulbs safe for enclosed fixtures?
Oct
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awarded  Student
Oct
10
asked Are CFL bulbs safe for enclosed fixtures?
Jun
10
comment How do I build a basement that does not leak when I have a high water level?
For a point of reference, in case it can help anybody, a neighbor recently had option #2 done (gravel and pipes under floors inside to a sump pit) at a cost of $12K US.
Mar
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