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    --same thing happened when gas prices went thru...

    --same thing happened when gas prices went thru the roof in '08, pumps shut off at $100, some at $75 and $50- and yes it's a credit card thing, in case you go over your credit limit, each card swipe...
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    I had so many items connected via wifi that I...

    I had so many items connected via wifi that I plain got tired of silly-slow speeds that resulted in unwatchable jerky videos, slow downloads on downstream computers, and even basic file transfer...
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    "no new compressor.' No explanation." -- the...

    "no new compressor.' No explanation."

    -- the EPA just got their wings clipped, could that be part of it?
  4. A man after my own heart :D I've had many cars,...

    A man after my own heart :D
    I've had many cars, trucks and various other gas powered vehicles over the years. Most have been loud, most of those V8's. When my mom gave me her '61 Ford- bought new-...
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    The electric brake failsafe for a trailer...

    The electric brake failsafe for a trailer completely leaving the tow vehicle is a small 12v battery mounted to the trailer and a switch, that the cable you mention would be attached to in order to...
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    Back in the early '60's when my dad bought our...

    Back in the early '60's when my dad bought our family's first travel trailer, he had installed, what I would call anyway, a hydraulic-over-electric actuator, since it worked in reverse of electric...
  7. Since I started THIS THREAD, with all due respect...

    Since I started THIS THREAD, with all due respect I kinda sorta take offense to your taking for granted I'm now or would ever parrot ANYTHING News Corp has to say. This thread is based solely on the...
  8. MY problem with EV battery fires are these...

    MY problem with EV battery fires are these statements;




    YES there are a lot of ICE car fires. I've had more than one carburetor fire in my day. My FIL's 460 in his '76 F-250 burst into...
  9. Thread: Firefox

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    FWIW I don't think it has anything to do with ads...

    FWIW I don't think it has anything to do with ads per se, just 'the next link' I click, regardless of whether it's an ad or just some other web page it's done the same thing-- it just acts like the...
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    you don't need to jump the photo sensors wires,...

    you don't need to jump the photo sensors wires, just disconnect them from the opener :)
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    Verizon sent me a new phone, free, just to...

    Verizon sent me a new phone, free, just to replace my old 3g phone. Pretty cool. Don't know what it is, haven't opened it yet, it's going back... I haven't used Verizon for nearly 4 years...
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    The mirrors on my GCC-- all 4 of them- are in...

    The mirrors on my GCC-- all 4 of them- are in worse shape than Scott's! ;) -- I'm likely getting some power loss from them but I have no engraving quality problems.

    I would wager the lens would...
  13. Why I'll be waiting awhile for my 1st electric vehicle...

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2022/06/22/tesla-fire-sacramento/

    --right up there with *my opinion* of self-driving cars: The science isn't quite there yet.

    Just my 481453 ...
  14. Thread: Firefox

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    I hibernate most of my computers at night, but...

    I hibernate most of my computers at night, but usually not the office computer. I DO have my router block the internet from these 5 computers after midnight, but that doesn't help with the...
  15. Thread: Firefox

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    also using 101.0.1- 481400 Example- I just...

    also using 101.0.1-
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    Example- I just now checked the office computer, been on all night as usual, hit firefox-- The webpage that was there was still there- the page 'worked', sorta, I could...
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    This is one reason I still use POP email, I won't...

    This is one reason I still use POP email, I won't touch IMAP with an 11' pole. Might not be as convenient, but I'M the only one who knows when I open my mail...
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    Your first post was a near a year and a half ago,...

    Your first post was a near a year and a half ago, I didn't answer then as I know zilch about repairs other than Evergreen as noted above-

    As to your laser not firing unless warm- That's a sign of...
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    Got 2 of the McAfee ones last week, same day. I...

    Got 2 of the McAfee ones last week, same day. I just shift-delete them along with all the other junk :)
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    Sticky: This is the kinda stuff that fascinates me, that...

    This is the kinda stuff that fascinates me, that anything this big can even be built at all is mind boggling...
    --and there's over 300 of these engines in service!

    same pic as above but shows the...
  20. Thread: Firefox

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    Firefox

    For the past week or so, the Firefox browsers on all 4 of the computers I get online with regularly have been crashing several times a day. The common thread is, they don't crash while I'm online,...
  21. Saturday I got asked to pick up two things from a...

    Saturday I got asked to pick up two things from a particular, and large, grocery store:
    Cole Slaw from the deli, and vanilla ice cream...
    Deli is on the south wall, ice cream freezers are on the...
  22. One reason that comes to my mind why common...

    One reason that comes to my mind why common 'either use' doors are specifically marked:
    Lawyers. The difference between 'the STORE should have put up signs' vs 'the CUSTOMER should have read the...
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    SO, to update, unchecking all those boxes in...

    SO, to update, unchecking all those boxes in hopes of having the drives react faster, did absolutely zilch. I counted a couple of wait times to be over 30 seconds before responding, which is totally...
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    I don't know of a way to rotate images on the...

    I don't know of a way to rotate images on the board, but I work with pics and graphics every day so.. :)

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    not every day you see some wading around their airplane...
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    Took me a minute to find the right place to look...

    Took me a minute to find the right place to look in the device manager, but I found it, has 9 'USB input devices', all of which had the 'save power' box checked. All boxes UNchecked now, so we shall...
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