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  1. Re: Recycling survey - Need a favour to get some data for my sons assignment

    Thanks folks. My son is eternally grateful. He will come around and thank every one of you (ok, maybe not). I could send my mother-in-law around to thank you PCTek but she might be difficult to get...
  2. Recycling survey - Need a favour to get some data for my sons assignment

    Hi all,

    I need a big favour to get some data for my son's school assignment regarding recycling. Five questions, 1 sentence answers, should only take 5 minutes. However I need some answers from...
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    Re: Indian phone calls

    When I got called, I nearly did the "But I run Linux - you must know that if you know I have a problem". But instead I went for "legit businesses do not phone like this". He didn't like it when I...
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    MP3 player skipping (dropouts)

    Well I finally bought myself an MP3 player and in hindsight I might just back to playing cds.

    I bought a Philips MP3 player (not on the Apple stuff - I love the way you HAVE to use iTunes) and am...
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    Re: Borders and Whitcoulls

    I spend the odd lunch time browsing dvd's at Whitcoulls. They have a pretty good selection in the Lambton Quay branch and I even buy some occasionally. Yes I could buy them online but I tend to buy...
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    Re: JAVA Short courses

    You would think you local polytech would have something.

    What about your local library? Would a book suffice?
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    Re: Phone Spam

    Well I got an email saying that I had won 850,000 euros. I'm pretty lucky really :clap
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    Re: That is so sad

    She was an auditor though...

    It is a shame that no-one noticed sooner.
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    Re: Batch Install (2)

    If your bat file is on the path, when they run it, it will run in their current directory. Or do you need to know what the directory is?
  10. Panasonic DMR EH55 DVD Recorder problem

    Hi there,

    This is a dvd recorder with a hard drive. I sometimes write to dvd but if you fill up the disk, it does not leave enough room to finalise the disk. Have I missed something. You would...
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    Re: Drink Driving

    That blimin' Josephine Average has a lot to answer for ;)

    Me ole man did his fair share of DIC (never caught though) - who knows the term "Sunday school", so I am very careful about drinking and...
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    Re: Who uses facebook?

    I spend too much time on computers anyway without giving me another reason to. Some would say I'm too old for Facebook etc, mind you that wouldn't put me off. My niece once invited me to join Bebo...
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    Re: target on open wifi

    It was sensible advice. Not all wireless routers have the later encryption methods.
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    Re: Accepting Credit Card Payments

    I think you have hit the nail on the head. It is to plant the seed to think that she does need to use an "authorised agent". DPS was suggested...

    I have nothing against DPS, I have used them for...
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    Re: Accepting Credit Card Payments

    She has been operating this way for a number of years quite successfully. The product concerned is not one you would normally associate with credit card fraud.

    She is reviewing the way she accepts...
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    Accepting Credit Card Payments

    My friend had her website "audited". One of the issues highlighted was that it is illegal to accept credit card payments directly on her website, you must go through a third party authorised to...
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    Re: Unwanted Westpac Debit Card

    Ring up Westpac and complain and let us know what they say :o
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    Poll: Re: Windows 7 Purchace

    I'm waiting for the Open Source version :thumbs:
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    Re: License to build a computer?

    You are absolutely correct... and I'm the only one that you can buy one from. That will be $1000 thanks. :thumbs:
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    Re: Job in I.T. industry

    You need a thick skin when you hang around here asking questions :eek: I have worked in the IT industry for 30 years and some days I would say forget it, things change too quickly, go and get a...
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    Re: Running a company

    My advice is to go and see an accountant. Although it will cost you money, it means you start off on the right foot with the IRD cos you don't want to get offside with the IRD.
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    Re: Linux Versions

    Best to stick with one of the main distributions:

    Fedora, openSUSE, Mandriva, Ubuntu or if you are a bit geeky Debian or Slackware. Most distro's are based on one of these.

    Download a live cd...
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    Re: Anyone play with RC Helicopters here?

    What sort did you buy?
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    Re: Better Email than Outlook Express

    I recommend Thunderbird although I am not an email "power user". Thunderbird has a number of add-ons which add functionality for calendar etc.

    Try it, its free.
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    Re: Vintage jets over New Plymouth?

    Could be described as a fuel tank with wings ;)

    Apparently they are simple to maintain as far as jets go. It could be the fuel cost thats the killer!
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