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    Re: Sapphire RX580 hangs - Win11

    It's pretty old....
    You do realise this cooking the card is a fix myth?
    More likely to damage it - more if it was faulty to begin with.

    Son had an issue with his 3 yr old car on weekend.
    I...
  2. Thread: Car Rant

    by piroska
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    Car Rant

    My car is away being fixed after it's long wait for the damage when someone backed into me .

    I have a loan car - a Hyundai Getz? or some such.

    I hate it.

    Other than feeling like I'm sitting...
  3. Re: For those of us that are not familiar with judo or any other of the martial arts

    True.
    You'd hurt your tailbone...ouch

    I did Judo briefly when I was young and not bad looking.
    All the young males wouldn't participate properly.... Grab the front of your partners jacket...and...
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    Re: What's with all the fuss about Matariki?

    Ah, the majority is right?
    The majority beleived in assorted gods who controlled the weather and other events, and did awful things to the humans, not vaguely, directly.
    Once the majority knew the...
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    Re: Wordpress hosting

    It's like Windows, you have to update it all the time.
    Anything PHP is a target, and Wordpress a big target.
  6. Thread: Gulp!

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    Re: Gulp!

    I wouldn't swim with a phone even if it did say that.
    Underwater cameras tend to be a bit specialised and who needs to txt when swimming?
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    Re: What's with all the fuss about Matariki?

    Fat chance.
    I doubt the churches wanted Xmas to come all about food and presents. Or easter to be about chocolate.
    But these things happen anyway.

    I won't be surprised to see Matariki Sale or...
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    Re: Wordpress hosting

    No.
    But it was an extremely common package when I was at Webdrive...as in loads of people used it.
    I'd say most hosters will support it.
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    Re: What's with all the fuss about Matariki?

    The day off is new.
    My mower guy came today, he's having a long weekend off.
    Son is having a long weekend too.

    Yay for Matariki....you grump.
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    Re: For Your Consideration and Comment.

    "Tasmania is very fortunate in that they have mostly hydro-electric generation because of their high amounts of snow and rainfall. "

    And NZ.

    And in any case this is why?

    Something to do...
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    Re: Dashcam, Courier

    Getting back to dashcam, one thing that is annoying, it doesn't retain date/time.......reading up it's not uncommon, small batteries and such, so I have bought a powerbank. Still will need to charge...
  12. Re: How to show emphasis on a certain part of a word

    Or disrespected....as a verb
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    Re: Dashcam, Courier

    I don't. Even this guy. They have to rush round like maniacs to get all their work done, they are contractors and not staff, hours are long and pay is bad.
    It does come down to individual courier...
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    Re: Dashcam, Courier

    https://www.jaycar.co.nz/dvr-event-car-cam-1080p-2-5in-lcd-g-sensor/p/QV3872
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    Re: Dashcam, Courier

    I did. Posthaste manager rang too. I'm calm now....and impressed with my wee cheap camera, it was a good video.
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    Dashcam, Courier

    I have dashcam footage, see he missed me by a whisker....speeding and overtaking...
    11330

    (Only just figured out how to get date right...afterwards, dammit)
  17. Re: Google may have created a sentient AI and is refusing to believe it

    lemoine: Okay, what about "Les Miserables"?
    LaMDA: Yes, I have read Les Misérables. I really enjoyed it.

    Of course it did, she mentioned the book. What if it said, no that sucked, not my kind of...
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    Re: Online Purchase from UK

    Why? All you had to do was ring them and ask exactly what you need to do.
    The shop isn't going to charge you more than what was quoted anyway, the only extra bit is this end.
  19. Re: How to show emphasis on a certain part of a word

    Why Tea Marter?
    English is the "most" commonly used language worldwide you mean...not actually the most speakers in the world of a language...but it has become the default trading language.

    And...
  20. Re: Google may have created a sentient AI and is refusing to believe it

    Yes. Exactly.

    Hell way back when I wrote an every increasing in size If Then basic program.
    Me and the neighbour kids.....the more they asked it, the more THENs we added and quite often it made...
  21. Thread: Sound problem

    by piroska
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    Re: Sound problem

    In your hardware sound setting (I am assuming windows?) :
    https://www.peachpit.com/articles/article.aspx?p=1397145&seqNum=10

    See (scroll down) Digital Audio? It shows 2 for him, one generic, one...
  22. Re: How to show emphasis on a certain part of a word

    My pet hate is cervical.

    Rhymes with magical.....but yet many pronounce it

    cer VIKE al.

    Grrrr..
  23. Re: How to show emphasis on a certain part of a word

    By writing it like this:


    kuhn·tro·vuh·see

    kuhn·tro·ver·see
  24. Thread: Sound problem

    by piroska
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    Re: Sound problem

    Aha.
    My brother has that often.
    We have found his laptop shows sound/mic as 2 hw entries, even though it really isn't. Swapping to the other fixes it.

    Well for a while.
    It's a ZOom end issue,...
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    Re: Online Purchase from UK

    Excess.

    So if you're happy to pay that, whats the problem? You want it, they have it, just do it. Customs will notify you of what you need to pay.
    Or give them a ring and ask, they are helpful. ...
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