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    Re: Windows 10 problem

    Bandwidth allocations shifting.

    Find it amusing that the outfit that made the O/S most use is being squeezed. It's like pulling the bottom pieces from a Jenga construct.
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    Re: Further skill-set expansion

    Tom, I think Elliot's computer is trying to convince him to suspend conventional understanding of gravity and physics...


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

    That hot plate is an...
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    Re: Further skill-set expansion

    Tom, I think Elliot's computer is trying to convince him to suspend conventional understanding of gravity and physics...

    That hot plate is an aluminum (old beer cans!) sand casting made from an...
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    Further skill-set expansion

    As I'm approaching the end of my 70th orbit and "confined to quarters" now, I began thinking about the foods we had as kids. Found my mom's "recipe box" and now:

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    Re: Oh, NO! Not that!

    :lol:
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    Re: No Vapor trails.

    Had some A-10's around here in late Feb/early March. The GAU-8 sounds like The Jolly Green Giant breaking wind. Had the honor of being present at the first multiple round test firing of that weapon,...
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    Re: Spring Has Sprung

    Nice, Doug. Spring blooming is about the only thing I miss about living further north.

    We had our "blooming season" early last month. Oak pollen everywhere, the cars had a green haze on 'em even...
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    Re: No Vapor trails.

    I think we'd better arrange a world-wide "shelter in place" clogging party!
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    Obviously boredom has set in

    When I start trollin' th' 'net and find/post stuff like this:


    Feeding time!





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    Speaking of aviation

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  11. Thread: Day 12...

    by DrEntropy
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    Day 12...

    ...of quarantine.

    Wife: "Do you want something to eat?"

    Husband: "What are my choices?"

    Wife: "YES or BLOODY NO!"
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    Re: A Virus Scene from my Kidhood

    My dad-in-law worked at the D.T. Watson Home in Sewickley, PA, would often take young daughter Mitsy with him. She played with and made friends with the children variously afflicted. Dr. Salk...
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    Re: This is one of those songs...

    Along with:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5J7IrPVLc4U
  14. Thread: Mrs. Peel

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    Re: Mrs. Peel

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: Bletchley Park - WW2 film

    Intriguing, Tom. We're finally getting a better "picture" of the secret stuff that contributed to winning that war. P.O. Box 1142 is another bit of the puzzle.
  16. Re: Contemplating my own mortality - but not because of Covid (at least not directly

    Fairly organized with fasteners, but I do have a small jar with all sorts of metric ones, from small machine screws to various sizes of nuts 'n bolts. I've adopted a name for it that came from an...
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    TV "car guys"

    Just watched some guy discover to his apparent surprise it's possible to drive a "sports car" (Miata in this case) in winter conditions. We drove MGB's year 'round, beginning from the late '60's, out...
  18. Thread: Others?

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    Re: Others?

    :lol:
  19. Re: Things to Do While You are Sheltering in Place

    Watch for a quick clip of a SAR mission, an HH-53 "Jolly Green Giant" and a thin guy in a flight suit backing up to the port side landing gear with a Nikon up to his face, trying to get out of frame...
  20. Re: Things to Do While You are Sheltering in Place

    In high school, I had two years with Latin-1. Similarly, saw no practical use for it in real life, had no intention to become a clinician. With math, algebra, geometry and the final semester...
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    Re: Too many tools?

    "Too many tools"?? I don't understand that at all. But doing a task to a higher standard rather than a simply acceptable one is perfectly understandable. A few years ago when doing some drywall work...
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    Re: Envirosafe R134a replacement refrigerant

    Makes perfect sense, Rick. Dedicated recovery equipment ain't cheap!
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    Ford's faux pas

    Bill Ford just declared the company helped win WW-II by cranking out loads of B-52's... Oops.

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  24. Thread: Others?

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    Re: Others?

    Have ya tried a monopod? Whatever the Bogen #3016 is replaced with.
  25. Re: Things to Do While You are Sheltering in Place

    Taking the advice: "Brush Up Your Shakespeare."

    ...and a refresher course in calculus:

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