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    Re: Lockdown? What Lockdown?

    Aucklanders driving down to Hamilton for fast food Wednesday? Haha. Hopefully they have enough chickens this round ... ;)
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    Re: Lockdown? What Lockdown?

    I have noticed more cars this time than last year's lockdown. I stood on the motorway bridge which is 10min walk from my place, I stood there for 5mins I couldn't get a photo with no cars in it.
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  3. Re: Wall clocks - that plugs to the wall instead?

    Yep, we have charged up rechargeables, all 4 have gone slow within the same day or by the next day. We also bought a new packet of 4x AA copper top Duracells from Bunnings and it seems like losing...
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    Re: How long do your laptops last?

    I use a PC now and it's better for photo editing. When I used 2yr old a Pentium 3 600Mhz a Thinkpad X20 a model from 2000 it was used everyday for uni. I think I donated to the Wellington City...
  5. Wall clocks - that plugs to the wall instead?

    Anyone know something of this? I have hunted around and there doesn't appear to be any, they all tend to be AA battery operated ones and then there are smart clocks or Google Alexa compatible but...
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    Re: PC keep doing a chkdsk upon start

    After the format and sync of the files, Windows error checking - no issues.

    Crystal Disk Info: All Blue.

    I have C: SSD
    E: is the affected 1TB Blue Western Digital.

    D and F: are 500GB...
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    Re: PC keep doing a chkdsk upon start

    At the moment, I just formatted the drive and using SyncBack to resync my data files across to it.


    Before, at the start. The issue was it was working but I couldn't add photos to Adobe...
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    PC keep doing a chkdsk upon start

    I have used the following in CMD "chkdsk E: /f /x" but it keeps doing the chkdsk checking my E:. My E: is my data drive, my C: is the boot SSD.

    Help is appreciated.

    Prior to this my Adobe...
  9. Re: What have you done with your old film prints and negatives?

    Not a large market. Film photography groups on FB and buy and sell groups. People do use them, some even make wet prints in the darkroom and make platinum prints which I haven't tried. After using...
  10. Re: What have you done with your old film prints and negatives?

    Yep if it's not fancy prob a limited market for it esp the cheap point and shoots. High end point and shoots get quite a lot actually. Entry level plastic family SLRs honestly prob $50-100 prob on...
  11. Re: What have you done with your old film prints and negatives?

    You might be a bit surprised. It would never go back what the level it was but there is a bit of a resurgence with film photography. Some older buffs still use film now. A local lab said most of...
  12. Re: What have you done with your old film prints and negatives?

    With a scanner be it a film scanner feature even off a flatbed or a cheaper flatbed scanner for prints.

    Produce a slide show video file and even add music.
  13. Thread: Toasted Computer

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    Re: Toasted Computer

    If you want to keep some of the files. Back them up by taking the HDD out and plugging into another PC.
  14. What have you done with your old film prints and negatives?

    Those of you who know what is film before we had digital. What have you done with the 6x4 prints or maybe other sizes they had in the past and the film negatives? I have an interest in photography...
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    Re: Do you have a Microsoft account?

    I have one but don't use it often. I also don't XBox or game. Skype yes but hardly use those these days. Yep, you can use Outlook or Hotmail email and choose not to have tie into Windows. With...
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    Re: How do you access Freeview TV On Demand?

    Don't feel bad about it we got a Smart TV in 2013 I think and while it has these apps at least the TVNZ one doesn't work. I also cannot search for Freeview. The channel three app we must had...
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    Re: How do you access Freeview TV On Demand?

    Just watch it on a computer or plug it TV with the HDMI cable, like those who already said it.

    threenow.co.nz
    tvnz.co.nz

    After you create an account there for free, you can access On Demand...
  18. Thread: Auckland motel?

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    Re: Auckland motel?

    Thanks for that. Their webpage gave me an idea what Auckland or NZ motels generally charge and be less of a scrooge. 1 queen and 1 single is $159 or 1 queen and 2 singles is $189. The North Shore...
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    Re: Auckland motel?

    Thanks for that the Tourist Flats, look OK. They need ensuite and a half decent kitchen with 2 cooktops. A bit further away though, I see what they think. This place didn't pop up on the the...
  20. Thread: Auckland motel?

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    Auckland motel?

    Hi all,

    Some of you are in Auckland so hopefully you can provide some advice. I have looked at the large booking websites, most of the places have only 1 double bed, or 2 doubles or a double and...
  21. Thread: Unwanted stuff

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    Re: Unwanted stuff

    On the last day of Briscoes Boxing Day sale, they had a cast iron ceramic casserole dish / pot from $200 to $60. They found it so useful they used it on the first day :)
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    Re: Unwanted stuff

    We don't really do gifts. If any it's some money or some food like we might buy something different for Christmas or make a Christmas type recipe we haven't had before. Or if we are doing a road...
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    Re: Do you wait up to bring in the New Year?

    I always sleep before 12am on New Years Eve :groan: Yes, there were noisy cars and fireworks. I guess for some they already failed their new year resolutions and it's only been 1 day in.

    The sky...
  24. Re: Suggestions for Photoediting Software or subscriptions

    If you have a Fuji camera you can get the Fuji edition of Capture One for free. Google it to get the proper URL at the official capture one website. Or else, yeah there are an array of different...
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    Re: What watch you're wearing?

    Casio G Shock via eBay overseas solar powered with rechargeable battery still the same battery since 2004. These days I wear it like once a month. It is generally to operate my old film camera with...
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