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You might look into the Wyse Cam 1080P V2...

You might look into the Wyse Cam 1080P V2 (https://wyze.com/wyze-cam.html), which Wyse sells direct for a whopping $20. The hitch is the factory firmware wants to upload the recorded video to the...
10-04-19, 07:54 AM
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Bernoulli's principle...

Bernoulli's principle (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernoulli%27s_principle) says that when a fluid flows through a constriction in a pipe (i.e., the orifice in a nozzle), the fluid gains velocity...
10-02-19, 07:05 AM
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MiamiCuse: Then fear wins. Which is...

MiamiCuse:


Then fear wins. Which is exactly why I suggested you shore up your courage and pick it up.

Humans aren't born with a fear of snakes. It's a learned response, mostly from bible...
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The "piggy-back" companies are called MVNOs...

The "piggy-back" companies are called MVNOs (mobile virtual network operators). They don't own any hardware so they lease excess capacity from the big carriers. And they sell it to their customers...
09-30-19, 07:34 PM
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In those photos it's obvious it lacks "pits,"...

In those photos it's obvious it lacks "pits," which look more or less like nostrils, which rules out pit vipers.

It's also too skinny. Pit vipers all tend to be noticeably thick through the body....
09-30-19, 05:59 AM
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IMHO the best source for this sort of information...

IMHO the best source for this sort of information is the Candlepower Forums (https://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/forum.php). It's full of guys who are "flashlight hobbyists" who are so obsessed...
09-28-19, 07:48 AM
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From your photo my guess it's a kingsnake, or...

From your photo my guess it's a kingsnake, or possibly rat snake. Definitely NOT poisonous. In either case, both feed on rodents and POISONOUS snakes, so there are much worse forms of infestation...
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Qs RE: Cub Cadet 2500 series hydrostatic drive

I just bought a 2500 series Cub Cadet garden tractor (mfgrd in 2006) with a Kohler Command 21 CH23S v-twin engine and hydrostatic transmixer.

This is not my first hydrostatic drive but it is my...
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Video explaining lock bumping here...

Video explaining lock bumping here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIfF4IWp0Xc).
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Mine failed suddenly and in the altogether a...

Mine failed suddenly and in the altogether a couple of years ago and in my case the problem was a failed thermal fuse (which was housed in the door). The other candidate (meaning it was a simple...
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To directly answer your question, most (if not...

To directly answer your question, most (if not all) browsers can be configured so that they will refuse to accept all cookies (just look around in the browser's configuration settings). However, you...
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Just gas it up and go. I'd never even...

Just gas it up and go.

I'd never even test-driven a Subaru before but I bought a used OBW to support my hunting, camping and other caveman stuff based entirely on reputation. I don't go rock...
09-06-19, 07:41 AM
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By chance do you have it set to run in "Economy"...

By chance do you have it set to run in "Economy" mode (or whatever Whirlpool calls it)?
08-15-19, 10:29 AM
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Jethro Bodine aspired to be a "double-naught spy...

Jethro Bodine aspired to be a "double-naught spy (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MWq6L19eNo)" but I never yet heard anyone say they had a rifle chambered in "thirty-naught-six."
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The term you're looking for is "echo." If the...

The term you're looking for is "echo." If the password is displayed as asterisks rather than characters as you type, "echo" is said to be turned off. If it displays the characters you're typing,...
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As best I remember it depends on the...

As best I remember it depends on the manufacturer. IIRC, most claim the ideal viewing distance is 4x the screen size. The Japanese manufacturer I used to work for used 3x as a rule. I never...
08-06-19, 08:48 AM
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My 2-ton unit was about 20 years old. Based on...

My 2-ton unit was about 20 years old. Based on the age of this house, the previous unit must have lasted about the same, give or take a year or two.

I live in a one-horse town so all he old HVAC...
08-05-19, 12:13 PM
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I had my 2-ton unit replaced last summer. I'm...

I had my 2-ton unit replaced last summer. I'm collidge edjumicated, and I have a highly inflated opinion of my abilities, so I briefly pondered doing the job myself.

The folks who I hired for the...
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Could be the skywave...

Could be the skywave (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skywave) phenomenon, what old school radio operators call "running skip." When the air cools, the radio waves are more likely to be reflected (or...
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Aviation gasoline is colored so different grades...

Aviation gasoline is colored so different grades are distinguishable on sight. Draining a bit of gas from a sump at the low point is always part of the preflight, both to check the color of the fuel...
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It's natural (and to an extent unavoidable) for a...

It's natural (and to an extent unavoidable) for a *NIX file explorer to be different from I don't think I mentioned this previously in this thread but one of the advantages of using Ubuntu or Linux...
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Or not. I'll give you what I've got now (the...

Or not.

I'll give you what I've got now (the rest I haven''t tested) and maybe once you have Admin working you can continue with the instructions I wrote above.

I was testing using the latest...
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Kolias, sorry for missing my own deadline. I had...

Kolias, sorry for missing my own deadline. I had to put an elderly family member in the hospital Monday night and they're (supposed to be) discharging that person to a skilled nursing care facility...
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kolias, I have installed Win10 Home in VirtualBox...

kolias, I have installed Win10 Home in VirtualBox and I think I'm en route to a fix that will work for you but it's time consuming to both work out the procedure and document it so it will be useful...
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That was supposed to be "As for updates, ..." but...

That was supposed to be "As for updates, ..." but I don't seem to be able to correct my misteaks. (sic)
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