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    Re: John thought you had a tough job

    Absolutely fantastic, his hero was Isambard Kingdom Brunel, who I also admire.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fred_Dibnah#/media/File:IKBrunelChains.jpg
  2. Re: Aussie refusing covid test in NZ quarantine

    We shouldn't be letting anyone in including NZ stragglers who haven't, for whatever reason, got back in time.
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    Re: Maybe We Are Being Forced to .....

    In case anyone is interested:

    Covid vaccine impact forecast -...
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    Re: Maybe We Are Being Forced to .....

    If it was left to run its course we would all get Covid, just a matter of time and that still may be true as we lower restrictions and the vaccine takes effect we may get caught out by changes in the...
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    Re: Maybe We Are Being Forced to .....

    National would open the borders, start the economy on a path back to normal again and end up like USA with plenty of people dying of Covid but of course the businessmen would be making money and...
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    Re: Maybe We Are Being Forced to .....

    More Americans have died of Covid 19 than the combined deaths of WW1, WW2, Korean War.
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    Re: Maybe We Are Being Forced to .....

    Some problems have no solution, Jacinda and Co have done a good job of choosing the path of least damage.

    Things are going to get worse not better, this is just the beginning of the decline.
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    Jacinda and her team are like shining stars compared to any NZ politicians in the last 40 years.

    Jacinda should be made P.M. in perpetuity. We are so lucky to have her.

    What a great job she...
  9. Re: How Long Will EV charging Remain At A Low Price?

    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-hyundai-motor-electric-recall/hyundai-motor-to-replace-battery-systems-in-costly-electric-car-recall-idUSKBN2AO0JS
  10. Thread: Start Screen

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    Re: Start Screen

    Hmmmmm interesting problem, I'm on Win7 at the moment so can't check start screen options for 10.

    By start screen do you mean the screen where one signs in? or the screen that is the one with the...
  11. Thread: Start Screen

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    Re: Start Screen

    Is it only the start screen, are other windows normal once you start to use the computer?
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    Re: UPS - Line Interactive

    There will be plenty of big and still functional battery packs around to do this job once the EV's have been around for a few years and the battery packs start losing performance.

    You'll probably...
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    Re: Mouse Wheel and Keyboard problems.

    Great, the Sallies can be a good source of cords, usb, mains figure 8, etc as well.
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    Re: Mouse Wheel and Keyboard problems.

    Yes I was typing nonsense about the left click and scroll, of course it's ctrl + mouse scroll for Zoom in/out, perhaps the battery in your mouse or keyboard is on the way out if you have the type...
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    Re: Mouse Wheel and Keyboard problems.

    Try another mouse, sounds to me like left (or right button if you are left handed) mouse button intermittently getting stuck on, if it does and you use scroll, the text gets larger or smaller, in...
  16. Re: How Long Will EV charging Remain At A Low Price?

    It's not the explosion it's the lithium on fire, you've seen magnesium burn for instance.

    Fully charged batteries are ready to burn with any distortion or bend in the packaging past a certain...
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    Re: Group Policy Editor

    Look at this:

    https://www.majorgeeks.com/content/page/enable_group_policy_editor_in_windows_10_home_edition.html

    In particular this:

    "It appears that on 64-bit versions of Windows 10 Home...
  18. Re: How Long Will EV charging Remain At A Low Price?

    Battery packs are inherently nasty and kludgy, I have done quite a bit of work and research on NiCad packs in another life and the biggest problem is that a battery is composed of stacks of cells...
  19. Re: How Long Will EV charging Remain At A Low Price?

    EV's don't have a drive train, the speed is controlled electronically through the motors on the wheels. Lack of mechanical bits and pieces is one of the attractive features of electric vehicles,...
  20. Thread: Dominion Day

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    Re: Dominion Day

    He provided a link to the pages where he got the info from.
  21. How Long Will EV charging Remain At A Low Price?

    Oil companies buying up EV charging networks: Shell acquires ubitricity:

    https://chargedevs.com/newswire/oil-companies-buying-up-ev-charging-networks-shell-acquires-ubitricity/
  22. Thread: AI Robots

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    Re: AI Robots

    Here's more development of walking AI robots:

    https://media.ed.ac.uk/media/1_5wp86d0r
  23. There is a Fork of Hijackthis Now Available

    It's beta so be careful:

    https://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/hijackthis_fork.html
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    Re: paraprosdokians

    Very good, very funny, Roscoe thanks.
  25. Thread: AI Robots

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    Re: AI Robots

    You could dance with one of these:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFK9lkez32E

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fn3KWM1kuAw
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