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Something disappointing; a letdown.
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The Haier 320L 3 Star Frost Free Double Door Refrigerator comes with One-hour Icing technology that the company claims can bringdown the temperature of the fridge to minus five degrees within 60 mins.
"Gun-owning families can bringdown the rate of firearm suicides," he says, "and we can do it without government mandate."
I'd have to pretend to have a wonderful time because I wouldn't want to be the kind of person who was Captain Bringdown at Burning Man." But none of those things happened, she said.