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    When an Algae Problem Gets Really Bad

    Couldn't help myself.

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    Re: When an Algae Problem Gets Really Bad

    Well, that's one way to do it.
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    Re: When an Algae Problem Gets Really Bad

    SPEW!!!!!!!!! LOL good one!

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    Re: When an Algae Problem Gets Really Bad

    WOW! That is gonna need Richard's tanker truckload of bleach!
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    Re: When an Algae Problem Gets Really Bad

    Whenever I see a pool filled in like that or swamp it makes me sad for a moment.
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    Re: When an Algae Problem Gets Really Bad

    Quote Originally Posted by borjis View Post
    Whenever I see a pool filled in like that or swamp it makes me sad for a moment.
    Me too....they didn't find TFP,!!
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    Re: When an Algae Problem Gets Really Bad

    I've been working on a photo collection of motels in Pinellas County, FL, and discovered this pool today when out taking pictures. This is the second motel pool filled in I've seen, though the first one, at a motel east of Chattanooga, TN, had a gravel surface that could be walked on. I think the ladders left here take the cake.
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    Re: When an Algae Problem Gets Really Bad

    I agree, that was rich.
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    Re: When an Algae Problem Gets Really Bad

    I saw a billboard yesterday that advertised pool filling. It was for a bobcat service. Wish I had my camera with me at the time.
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    Re: When an Algae Problem Gets Really Bad

    Do that many people fill it in? WOW! Sad

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    Re: When an Algae Problem Gets Really Bad

    Do all pools go to heaven or just take a dirt nap?
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    Re: When an Algae Problem Gets Really Bad

    good one!

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