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    Re: Living allowance, livable?

    Wrong. Thats what the old guy at my sons work had.
    Also friend of mine, here husband was a truckie, has ALL the licenses. They stuck him on the loader a couple of years ago and he has been told he's...
  2. Thread: 5G health threat

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    Re: 5G health threat

    Yep.
    It's no wonder idiocy as persisted right up until today...the nutters that believe in religion, alien abductions, fairies, and all the other stupid stuff all over the net.
    And we call...
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    Re: Love my electric blanket

    I'm quite happy with just a duvet. Even in Southland....
    But husband is thin to say the least.

    he has his electric blanket, duvet, and a wool blanket (his side only.
    We have a wool underlay...
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    Re: Win10 Is a nmassive piece of s***

    Amazon, Aliexpress etc don't suddenly change your windows PC login.
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    Re: Win10 Is a nmassive piece of s***

    Yes, and if you try it it comes up Sorry, run out of codes. Redirects you to MS store. You don't think I'm that thick do you? I guess you do.
    Big discussions all over Minecraft forums about how...
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    Re: Win10 Is a nmassive piece of s***

    Actually that's it really.

    It started because we used to feed coins into a machine all the time.
    And so a PC was bought. Way back when.

    It was a toy, until one day it broke. It was fixed at...
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    Re: Win10 Is a nmassive piece of s***

    No need to be snarky.
    I did set it up that way in the first place.
    I did change it back. Thats not the point. How dare it assume I want this crap to happen because I put a bloody game on. A game...
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    Re: For Sale - PC Parts

    Yep.
    And as my above thread shows, I think he'll either be living with the O/S as is, or biting the bullet and getting used to a console controller next time round.
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    Win10 Is a nmassive piece of s***

    I utterly hate and detest Windows 10.
    Examples:

    His TV has speakers. he has separate speakers with a sub, that's what he uses, better quality.
    But no Windows keeps making the TV speakers...
  10. Thread: Win10 Issues

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    Re: Win10 Issues

    Ok, the sound thing, if I mess with the TV at all, then Windows puts sound back to it.
    Even if disabled. Grrr.

    The screen. It's not an artifact, it's not the hardware.
    3DMark behaves 100%...
  11. Thread: Win10 Issues

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    Re: Win10 Issues

    Nope. Random. A reboot would cure it, so would any change to resolution or messing about with scaling.
    The screen issue anyway, sound, dunno, that was less of a problem.
  12. Thread: Win10 Issues

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    Win10 Issues

    2 annoying problems.

    1) I select his speakers as default device. In fact I disabled his screen as sound altogether...but no, it reverts back to playing sound through the screen again. Why?
    ...
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    Re: For Sale - PC Parts

    This is actually the best PC he has ever had.


    He likes the games, he knows nothing and cares nothing about any of the rest of it.
    Really, I said go buy a console, he probably would but he...
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    Re: For Sale - PC Parts

    Money.
    And it's not mine, sons......he had a quote for $2.5K, that amount got decreased a bit, so that's what we came up with.
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    Re: For Sale - PC Parts

    hate Samsung, too many failures, albeit ages ago, but still....

    He didn't ask for an HDD, I decided that cause his C: is so old I'm amazed it isn't dead. 11 years!!! Told him it's going in the...
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    Re: For Sale - PC Parts

    Samsung? Nah.....he's lucky I selected an SSD at all, he didn't really care.
    CPU, who cares again. Well, within reason, he hasn't a clue, he just wants decent enough without costing a fortune.

    ...
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    Re: For Sale - PC Parts

    Yes.
    And guess who gets to do the rebuild?? Sigh, it's not the hardware I mind, it's all the fluffing about with his junk on the existing one.
    Couple hours build, day and a half messing with...
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    Re: For Sale - PC Parts

    sold
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    For Sale - PC Parts

    Son has decided to use his bonus.

    ASUS mATX P7H55-M MB
    Intel i5 750 CPU @2.67Ghz, Lynfield
    2 x 2Gb Kingston RAM + 2 x 4GB Gskill (heatsink covered) RAM = 12GB
    Gigabyte (I think) HD 7970 GPU...
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    Re: Happy birthday ... Prefect !!!

    Are we allowed to ask your age Prefect?

    Happy p***up today!
  21. Re: What type of computer case do you have with your desktop computer?

    What? ATx always has 4 slots.
    Some mATX have 4, some don't.

    And common or not, I'd get 2 x 32GB. It's always like that - 16Gb is standard right now, that will change and 32 will be, then 64 and...
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    Re: Can you identify these...?

    Yep, agree Greg, also an excellent variety.
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    Re: Can you identify these...?

    The big dry affects the wildlife too. There are birds in the neighbours peach tree, eating green small peaches.
    They've had a go at my not ripe grapes too.

    Desperate, so no, birds are not really...
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    Re: Standing up to the bad guys!

    To be fair, that IS their job...and they do stop if notified it is in dispute
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    Re: TV speakers recommendation?

    Greg, perhaps a trip to your local op shop or similar :

    https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/life/99626913/one-persons-trash-turns-out-to-be-a-goldmine-set-of-speakers

    "Speakers found at the dump...
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