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Old 10-01-2013, 02:27 PM   #1771
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Well this morning I went out to see what the new insurance exchanges look like and do some shopping, the website doesn't function properly, I called the help line and listened to hold information for 20 minutes, a nice young lady explained that the website is not functioning properly and I should check ever hour or so to see if it is working. I'm not surprised, I'm sort of disappointed.
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^^^ Same here, the California website has been bogged with heavy traffic. Totally useless and a waste of my time. I will attempt to enroll in the middle of the night.
Okay, what are you guys talking about? Is it something to do with the new health insurance in the US?
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Old 10-01-2013, 02:37 PM   #1772
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Okay, what are you guys talking about? Is it something to do with the new health insurance in the US?
Yes. The new health insurance exchanges, or marketplaces, opened for enrollment today. The website is supposed to allow people to view the options and costs in their states and enroll.

The new law is designed to cover people who don't already have health insurance through another source, such as a job or another government program like Medicare or the Veterans Administration.

We have insurance through DH's job, so I won't bog down the sites by looking out of curiosity
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Old 10-01-2013, 02:40 PM   #1773
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Okay, what are you guys talking about? Is it something to do with the new health insurance in the US?
Yes, the websites for the new ObamaCare Health Insurance.

The New York site has had several million hits and is down, very frustrating.

I'm hoping I can check it out at 3 or 4 am. I need to try and figure it out before the re-enrollment period is up for my current insurance plan.

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Old 10-01-2013, 02:57 PM   #1774
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Same in MA. Can't get onto the site.
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Old 10-01-2013, 06:49 PM   #1775
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Well, at least I was able to get in and create an account with password and all....something which normally takes like 2 minutes took me close to an hour to accomplish as each page took several minutes to load. I'll fill out the application in the middle of the night.
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Old 10-01-2013, 07:13 PM   #1776
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I doubt there are many websites that can handle hundreds of thousands or millions of hits at once.
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Old 10-01-2013, 09:49 PM   #1777
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Stink Bugs !!!

They are soooooooo bad here already.
I can't stand these things and they are everywhere.
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Old 10-01-2013, 10:02 PM   #1778
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Stink Bugs !!!

They are soooooooo bad here already.
I can't stand these things and they are everywhere.
I saw one on my oregano today and wondered what it was.
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Old 10-02-2013, 09:39 PM   #1779
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Arrgh, pretentious snobbery is all over my Facebook feed today!
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Old 10-03-2013, 12:48 PM   #1780
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I saw one on my oregano today and wondered what it was.
Three of our zucchini plants were infested with them. Hate the darned things. If you look under the leaves, you will see little amber beads. These are the eggs. Get rid of them and squish the bugs the best you can.
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