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  # 2346150 30-Oct-2019 08:26
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Finding Starbucks Sumatran for my Nespresso.

Not 'compatible' dodgy third party capsules, but actual real Nespresso manufactured, Starbucks branded ones. For $7.50 a sleeve.





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  # 2346553 30-Oct-2019 22:46
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Staying in Sydney near CBD, and our apartment came with a pet. A ringtail possum has made a nest in a corner behind a potplant on the balcony, she's got a joey in her pouch. She snoozes most of the day, but quite happy to wake up to take small pieces of fruit out of your hand. They're much smaller and more timid than brush tail possums. Not a great picture sorry, a bit hard to get a cellphone around the side of the pot.

 


 
 
 
 


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  # 2347046 1-Nov-2019 08:37
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Tinkerisk:

 

vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi)

 

 

 

 

... aaaand got it runnin' on H2 :-)





- ISP1: T-OneBox FTTH modem, 1/.5G, full DS, VLAN7, VoIP + ipTV streaming flat

 

- ISP2: 4G/LTE USB modem + TL-MR3020, 100/40M data plan (wireless fallback)

 

- NET: ZBOX nano router, 2 C2960X-48TS-L, 2 GWN7630, 1 GWN7610, 2 UPS

 

- SVR: E3C236 32G/20T, 2 H2 16G/500G, HC1 5T, N2 128G | HC2 14T, HC2 1T

 

- USR: DeskMini 310, NUC8i7HVK, Aspire E5, EliteBook 840, Galaxy Tab, 4K TV

 

- IoT: 3 public/1 private LoRaWAN gateways, various openHAB bindings (CCU3)

 

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  # 2347056 1-Nov-2019 08:54
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Ignoring completely that US commercial 'Haloween' and knowing the real 'Samhain' background instead.





- ISP1: T-OneBox FTTH modem, 1/.5G, full DS, VLAN7, VoIP + ipTV streaming flat

 

- ISP2: 4G/LTE USB modem + TL-MR3020, 100/40M data plan (wireless fallback)

 

- NET: ZBOX nano router, 2 C2960X-48TS-L, 2 GWN7630, 1 GWN7610, 2 UPS

 

- SVR: E3C236 32G/20T, 2 H2 16G/500G, HC1 5T, N2 128G | HC2 14T, HC2 1T

 

- USR: DeskMini 310, NUC8i7HVK, Aspire E5, EliteBook 840, Galaxy Tab, 4K TV

 

- IoT: 3 public/1 private LoRaWAN gateways, various openHAB bindings (CCU3)

 

- 3D: Ender-3, Ender-3 Pro, Ultimaker 2E+, Ultimaker 3, Ultimaker S5, MP-CNC

 

- ipPBX: GRP2613, GO-Box 100, SPA112 (Fax and W-48, a 1948 Siemens phone)


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  # 2347060 1-Nov-2019 09:05
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Filling the freezer this weekend with 1/8th of the beef of a whole bull shared with friends. :-)





- ISP1: T-OneBox FTTH modem, 1/.5G, full DS, VLAN7, VoIP + ipTV streaming flat

 

- ISP2: 4G/LTE USB modem + TL-MR3020, 100/40M data plan (wireless fallback)

 

- NET: ZBOX nano router, 2 C2960X-48TS-L, 2 GWN7630, 1 GWN7610, 2 UPS

 

- SVR: E3C236 32G/20T, 2 H2 16G/500G, HC1 5T, N2 128G | HC2 14T, HC2 1T

 

- USR: DeskMini 310, NUC8i7HVK, Aspire E5, EliteBook 840, Galaxy Tab, 4K TV

 

- IoT: 3 public/1 private LoRaWAN gateways, various openHAB bindings (CCU3)

 

- 3D: Ender-3, Ender-3 Pro, Ultimaker 2E+, Ultimaker 3, Ultimaker S5, MP-CNC

 

- ipPBX: GRP2613, GO-Box 100, SPA112 (Fax and W-48, a 1948 Siemens phone)


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  # 2347728 3-Nov-2019 10:23
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Geektastic:

 

Rugby. 🤣

 

 

Quite right old chap.


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  # 2348131 4-Nov-2019 14:57
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That some pilots drew a plane with a plane





"I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road." -  Stephen Hawking


 
 
 
 


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  # 2348535 5-Nov-2019 17:50
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Are these the eight most beautiful words in the English language?

 

[Edit: Removed pic after realising it had my valuation number - and therefore address - in it, but it was a rates bill with "your account is in credit - no payment required"]


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  # 2349378 7-Nov-2019 11:55
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Has anyone else had the absolute joy of phoning Nintendo Aus/NZ?

 

Super helpful person at the end of the phone, but the pièce de résistance was the hold music - famous game soundtracks. I had 8 bit Super Mario and one of the Zeldas while I was waiting for my (super unusual) query to be looked up. Made the entire thing an absolute delight.


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  # 2349380 7-Nov-2019 11:56
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At Big Boys Toys they had the new switch on big screens, I was pretty impressed, though I can't really justify yet another console on top of my X1, PS4, gaming PC and Phone!


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  # 2349717 7-Nov-2019 19:32
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Getting that email (after waiting 8 days for them to build...)
from Apple

"Your order has shipped" 😜





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  # 2350005 8-Nov-2019 09:18
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Being 39 years married today.




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  # 2350441 8-Nov-2019 19:45
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MikeB4: Being 39 years married today.


Congrats.

I'll probably never achieve that so hats off.





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  # 2350442 8-Nov-2019 19:46
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Seeing the VOLTE logo thingy on my phone because I visited Auckland!

Don't get it at home.





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  # 2350517 9-Nov-2019 04:07
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Helping a retired teacher friend who is Exam Centre Manager at a local North Shore high school running NCEA and Schol exams - mainly supervising the exams that have a slight tech component like audio files listening/recording - and/or computer use.

 

First exams today - signed into the school’s Guest WiFi - and saw this:

 







Sometimes I just sit and think. Other times I just sit.


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