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by Captain Ned
Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Deleted TR
Replies: 16
Views: 1034

Re: Deleted TR

VMI?
by Captain Ned
Tue Mar 30, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Deleted TR
Replies: 16
Views: 1034

Re: Deleted TR

Honestly, by the time I'd got here Kevin had extinguished all avatars.
by Captain Ned
Sat Mar 27, 2021 12:05 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Deleted TR
Replies: 16
Views: 1034

Re: Deleted TR

Um, I've never seen an avatar here. That said, no one with the requiste system access (current ownership) remotely cares one whit. Apologies, but not happening.
by Captain Ned
Thu Mar 25, 2021 11:44 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: New Bot
Replies: 28
Views: 1134

Re: New Bot

meerkt wrote:
As long as they pass the Turing test...

So could HAL and look where that ended up.
by Captain Ned
Sun Feb 28, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: New Bot
Replies: 28
Views: 1134

Re: New Bot

Bite my shiny metal ass.
by Captain Ned
Sun Feb 28, 2021 1:03 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: DYMT: Imi's Legacy
Replies: 4941
Views: 233356

Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Pizza? Pepperoni, Banana Peppers, and Anchovies.
by Captain Ned
Fri Feb 26, 2021 9:43 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: DYMT: Imi's Legacy
Replies: 4941
Views: 233356

Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Need to bring this up to active posts.
by Captain Ned
Wed Feb 24, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: How to use an outlet adapter
Replies: 21
Views: 1028

Re: How to use an outlet adapter

"Does not ship to the United States".
by Captain Ned
Thu Jan 28, 2021 9:22 am
Forum: General Software
Topic: Windows 10 ocassionally freezes in youtube
Replies: 15
Views: 1342

Re: Windows 10 ocassionally freezes in youtube

Browser hardware acceleration has always been janky.

And no, I have no clue why. It just is.
by Captain Ned
Mon Jan 25, 2021 8:24 am
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: NFL 2020
Replies: 99
Views: 4918

Re: NFL 2020

I'm sure the NFL will ensure a Brady victory.
by Captain Ned
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:24 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: NFL 2020
Replies: 99
Views: 4918

Re: NFL 2020

Football in Jan/Feb NEEDS to be played in the snow.
by Captain Ned
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:01 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: NFL 2020
Replies: 99
Views: 4918

Re: NFL 2020

Missed the point entirely.
by Captain Ned
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: TR Dead?
Replies: 45
Views: 2573

Re: TR Dead?

C'mon Powerball.
by Captain Ned
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:19 am
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: NFL 2020
Replies: 99
Views: 4918

Re: NFL 2020

Also of note, Phillip Rivers hung up the cleats today.

And a Bills/Packers Super Bowl simply has to be played in the snow.
by Captain Ned
Sun Dec 13, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: NFL 2020
Replies: 99
Views: 4918

Re: NFL 2020

C'mon, 2 of Mahomes' picks were receivers popping the ball up for grabs.
by Captain Ned
Sun Nov 29, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: Formula 1 2020
Replies: 11
Views: 1525

Re: Formula 1 2020

For those not F1 "people", Romain Grosjean's survival of his cockpit slicing through the Armco and the resulting blaze of his full fuel load is bloody miraculous. He was one of the loudest halo skeptics and, as President of the Grand Prix Drivers Association, was the drivers' rep on such i...
by Captain Ned
Sat Nov 14, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: Formula 1 2020
Replies: 11
Views: 1525

Re: Formula 1 2020

The Pink Panthers (Racing Point) P1 and P3 in qualifying? WTF?

Simple. Rain.
by Captain Ned
Thu Nov 12, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: Apple Sanctuary
Topic: iPad app for printing to network printer?
Replies: 12
Views: 1904

Re: iPad app for printing to network printer?

Only works with PostScript-capable printers.
by Captain Ned
Thu Nov 05, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: DYMT: Imi's Legacy
Replies: 4941
Views: 233356

Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

No content, no traffic. Those of us still here are doing it out of muscle memory.

Or, in my case, a maniacally-deformed duty gene.
by Captain Ned
Thu Nov 05, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: World Of Warcraft
Replies: 6792
Views: 1199106

Re: World Of Warcraft

Chivas. Dewars. Famous Grouse.

If you're feeling spendy, there's even a handle of Glenlivet.
by Captain Ned
Thu Nov 05, 2020 7:06 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: World Of Warcraft
Replies: 6792
Views: 1199106

Re: World Of Warcraft

That'll need at least one handle of good Scotch to erase.
by Captain Ned
Tue Nov 03, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: World Of Warcraft
Replies: 6792
Views: 1199106

Re: World Of Warcraft

HowardDrake, then, instead of TRAJ?
by Captain Ned
Sun Nov 01, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: General Software
Topic: phone tracking
Replies: 5
Views: 253

Re: phone tracking

Android has Lookout.
by Captain Ned
Thu Oct 29, 2020 7:43 am
Forum: Graphics
Topic: So, what do you guys think of the new Radeon 6000 series?
Replies: 18
Views: 825

Re: So, what do you guys think of the new Radeon 6000 series?

K-L-Waster wrote:
Anyone who wasn't able to pick up a 3000 series card may have dodged a bullet.

That assumes Navi will ship in greater quantities.
by Captain Ned
Mon Oct 26, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Idiot posting on Facebook...
Replies: 9
Views: 604

Re: Idiot posting on Facebook...

Almost hit a vulture yesterday as it was going for a fresh skunk carcass on the road.
by Captain Ned
Wed Sep 30, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Used Cooking Oil Thieves? There's much money in that?
Replies: 6
Views: 398

Re: Used Cooking Oil Thieves? There's much money in that?

Way back in 1981-82 I worked as a short-order cook in the local greasy spoon to make some drinking money. One of my tasks was to drain the dead fryolator oil (we used it for just 2 days given how hard it was used) into the waste oil barrel out back. Disgusting job, and given how much had been spille...
by Captain Ned
Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Networking
Topic: Wifi Printer Security
Replies: 10
Views: 1196

Re: Wifi Printer Security

I can't tell you how many times I look on my phone for a WAP and see myriad HP products pushing out default SSIDs.
by Captain Ned
Tue Sep 29, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: Networking
Topic: Wifi Printer Security
Replies: 10
Views: 1196

Re: Wifi Printer Security

Mine is ancient and long out-of-sale. Given my print volumes, that's a good thing.

Not sure if they still do it but, when I bought mine (HL-3045N) it came with full-capacity toner carts instead of the chintzy starter carts other mfgs use.
by Captain Ned
Mon Sep 28, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Networking
Topic: Wifi Printer Security
Replies: 10
Views: 1196

Re: Wifi Printer Security

I would go with a wired network printer plugged into the router so that your WiFi security settings cover everything. Brothers are very good at this.
by Captain Ned
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Something's different...
Replies: 1602
Views: 88844

Re: Something's different...

Welcome to the world of SEO.
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