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    Knowing what I know now...

    This may sound a little ridiculous, but with my newfound knowledge that I have obtained by gleaning the posts on this site, I almost wish my pool would turn green just so I could fix it. Has anyone else ever felt that way before?

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    yes and no. I want to apply my BBB skills in the most adverse conditions, but not in my pool. So I go to people with really jacked up pools in my spare time and get them looking good again.
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    Absolutely. When I was writing the cleaning up a green swamp sticky I was thinking I could get some pond water and put it in a bucket and let it go green and double check my prodcedure on a small scale
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    Quote Originally Posted by JasonLion
    Absolutely. When I was writing the cleaning up a green swamp sticky I was thinking I could get some pond water and put it in a bucket and let it go green and double check my prodcedure on a small scale
    That's not a half-bad idea!

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    Re: Knowing what I know now...

    Quote Originally Posted by 257WbyMag
    This may sound a little ridiculous, but with my newfound knowledge that I have obtained by gleaning the posts on this site, I almost wish my pool would turn green just so I could fix it. Has anyone else ever felt that way before?

    Craig
    Hi Craig,

    It happens to lots of folks that learn BBB. Last year someone identified and named this mysterious 'illness' pooliosis.

    I think it was Tagprod! But, as Tag said, we don't want to be in the need of a fix on our own pools....just others that don't understand BBB!! Sometimes it is difficult to restain oneself when you see a neighbor's green pond. If you take your test kit on vacation with you, then you have a really bad case of 'pooliosis' ...but, it is a good thing, no?
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    Last year I had the opportunity to use my new found knowledge on a friends pool and they have been thanking me since. Because of this sight I am a Hero! As for my pool,I never want it to turn green.
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    Kind of odd this came up. I'm helping a friend out tomorrow with his pool. I can't wait! Pooliosis FTW!!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by tagprod
    Kind of odd this came up. I'm helping a friend out tomorrow with his pool. I can't wait! Pooliosis FTW!!!!!
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    too funny....you guys are cracking me up!!
    hopefully I will feel the same by next season....I am so scared I will turn our pool into a green swamp once we start caring for it (its been under care since we moved here).




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    Re: Knowing what I know now...

    Quote Originally Posted by 257WbyMag
    This may sound a little ridiculous, but with my newfound knowledge that I have obtained by gleaning the posts on this site, I almost wish my pool would turn green just so I could fix it. Has anyone else ever felt that way before?

    Craig
    You guys do do this too, right? hmmmm. Maybe my wife is right no...couldn't be 8)

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