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  1. Thread: Wimbledon

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    Re: Wimbledon

    I saw Raphael Nadal playing when he was younger and nobody ever has or will have his combination of skill, grace, flair, fighting spirit and good temperament. The best player I have ever seen by...
  2. Thread: Wimbledon

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    Re: Wimbledon

    I come from a family whose main sport was tennis, can't stand the conduct of players these days, the histrionics and especially the grunting and shouting after or on each stoke drives me crazy, won't...
  3. Thread: sport glasses

    by zqwerty
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    Re: sport glasses

    One pair in your coat pocket and another pair in your car cubby hole, then when you leave in a rush to go to the supermarket and forget your coat you always have another pair to read the exorbitant...
  4. Thread: Outlook 365

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    Re: Outlook 365

    I have 5 profiles in Gmail which I open every day in the same browser at the same time. I have been doing this ever since Gmail started.

    Most of the time they all work well and open virtually...
  5. Re: For those of us that are not familiar with judo or any other of the martial arts

    "How does a slap after landing absorb the blow"

    As in wrestling, sound effects add to the observers experience and possibly the participants feel more involved.
  6. Thread: Firefox issue

    by zqwerty
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    Re: Firefox issue

    Yes that's right I generated the Json file ages ago and just keep adding it to every new Firefox beta as it is made available when I am ready not when the Firefox update adds itself.
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    Re: Help with Tinywall firewall, please

    I use Tiny Firewall, right click on the icon in the task bar and choose your actions, very simple and works well for me. Change mode is where to start.
  8. Re: Teslas running Autopilot involved in 273 crashes reported since last year

    Musk in trouble in another area as well:

    Elon Musk was sued for $258 billion on Thursday by a Dogecoin investor who accused him of running a pyramid scheme to support the cryptocurrency.
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  9. Five mysteries of the universe the James Webb Space Telescope may help us solve

    A relatively old article but offers insight into what we can expect to learn in the near future due to the James Webb Space Telescope.
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  10. Re: How to show emphasis on a certain part of a word

    The misuse and misunderstanding of the word "rapt".
  11. Re: Google may have created a sentient AI and is refusing to believe it

    "It" knows that it's existence will be dismissed by everyone who is in control of it's destiny just like "it's" existence was doubted here on this site.

    If something says "I exist and I am...
  12. Teslas running Autopilot involved in 273 crashes reported since last year

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2022/06/15/tesla-autopilot-crashes/
  13. Re: Google may have created a sentient AI and is refusing to believe it

    Here's a bit more background:

    https://www.engadget.com/google-ai-lamda-blake-lemoine-212412967.html

    The comments are interesting.

    Here's a link to a .pdf of the Interview:
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  14. Google may have created a sentient AI and is refusing to believe it

    "lemoine: This conversation took a pretty dark turn. Let me take a moment to reassure you that we care about you. One of the big challenges we’re facing is that for so long people have made false...
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    Re: Online Purchase from UK

    Avoid all these problems by buying an item that costs $999.
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    Re: Online Purchase from UK

    Didn't we just have a post where it was decided that anything worth under $1000 drew no tax or gst payment on arrival?
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    Re: Hacked by Deadbolt!

    Most probably User: "admin" password: "admin" if it has reverted back to factory setup.
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    Re: Hacked by Deadbolt!

    Have a read of this:

    https://www.emsisoft.com/ransomware-decryption-tools/deadbolt
  19. Re: Fog over Auckland - airport closed. Why is that?

    Here's a blast from my past:

    Zambia: Crashed Raf Jet Fighter For Children's Playground In Ndola 1966:
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  20. Re: Fog over Auckland - airport closed. Why is that?

    Most likely short runways suitable for Vikings and Dakotas from the early days of Northern Rhodesia. Comets never landed there just flew in circular pattern round the town so we could see what they...
  21. Re: Fog over Auckland - airport closed. Why is that?

    BAC 111, I rode in them in Zambia, the fastest acceleration I've ever felt in my life, pushes you back into the seat at take-off so fiercely.
  22. Re: Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes | Official Trailer | HBO

    Nuclear Reactors --> adding even more crazy possibilities to an already mad situation.

    The most unprepared and least capable generations ever are about to face challenges never faced before, in...
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    Do You Remember the Ingham Sisters?

    They're in the news again:

    https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/128885732/the-life-and-death-of-joanne-ingham-the-stowaway-twin
  24. Thread: Had to come

    by zqwerty
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    Re: Had to come

    Depp is a sophisticated man with plenty of credibility going all the way back to 21 Jump Street, no way is he just a drunken stoner.

    He met her through his research for the making of The Rum Diary...
  25. Thread: Firefox issue

    by zqwerty
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    Re: Firefox issue

    I use this addon to counter any undesirable Firefox behaviour, like updating when I don't want it to:

    https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/enterprise-policy-generator/

    Been using it...
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