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  #2355677 18-Nov-2019 12:43
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Behodar:

 

But it was all for nothing! About 12 minutes later, I catch up to them... stuck behind The Truck.

 

 

Schadenfreude. Personally, I don't care whether people overtake me or not.

 

The real problem here is The Truck, which *you* are now also stuck behind. And yet you're smiling about this????

 

 


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  #2356870 18-Nov-2019 17:05
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paulchinnz:

 

Heh nice one but was it 60 on the speedo and more like 55 in reality?

 

 

It's a work car, so who knows?

 

frankv:

 

The real problem here is The Truck, which *you* are now also stuck behind. And yet you're smiling about this????

 

 

I turned off a minute or so later :)


 
 
 
 


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  #2357032 18-Nov-2019 23:36
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Bitdefender customer service.

 

 

 

I use BD on my Macs, phones and tablets. Yes, Macs have less issues with security threats - but they don't have NO issues...!

 

 

 

I recently used Migration Assistant to copy my stuff from one Mac to another and it copied BD over. Somehow, that broke it. I followed all the usual online fixes and nothing worked. I contacted BD CS and they sent a couple more things to try. Neither worked. They immediately suggested a remote fix session at a time to suit me (they are in Romania so we had to work round time zones!) and tonight, bang on time, there they were. 20 minutes later, everything is working faultlessly again.

 

It took them some fiddling under the hood in areas most normal users would not be comfortable going and I deduced from watching that the problem was a kext file called SelfPreservation that is clearly intended to prevent the BD software from being interfered with. It was preventing the uninstaller from uninstalling it so a clean unbroken copy could not be loaded.

 

Not many companies offer that level of personal involvement as a normal part of a CS experience - indeed, the only other one I have come across really would be Apple.

 

Colour me impressed. And happy!






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  #2357092 19-Nov-2019 08:53
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Introduction of private/local campus 5G licences (GER).





- 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, 3 GWN7630/LR, EL1600, EL800

 

- SVR: E3C236 32G/24T, 2 H2 16G/500G, HC1 1T, N2 128G | HC2 14T, HC2 4T

 

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

 

- IoT (868MHz): 4 LoRaWAN GWs, CCU3 (openHAB), Vantage Pro 2 plus

 

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

 

- ipPBX: GO-Box, 2 GRP2613, SPA112 (Fax & W-48, a 1948 Siemens phone)


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  #2357102 19-Nov-2019 09:24
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Miss 7.

 

 

 

Her: Dad, I have something for you, catch.

 

<imaginery throw> <Imaginery catch>

 

Me: What is it?

 

Her: It's half a hug I kept from the cuddles with mummy, it was really nice and I thought you'd like some.

 

 


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  #2357924 20-Nov-2019 13:10
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"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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  #2358513 21-Nov-2019 11:08
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Sophisticated cloaking methods - used by RNZAF to hide whereabouts of visiting VIPs being ferried around the country:

 

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  #2358545 21-Nov-2019 11:57
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Maybe no-one thinks they are worth the trouble.

 

 





I don't think there is ever a bad time to talk about how absurd war is, how old men make decisions and young people die. - George Clooney
 


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  #2358613 21-Nov-2019 12:44
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Rikkitic:

 

Maybe no-one thinks they are worth the trouble.

 

 

Even some of their own seem to be thinking that about one of them ATM.

 

I know I shouldn't care, but I've been watching S3 of "The Crown".  I can't wait for S6.


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  #2358820 21-Nov-2019 18:35
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Not sure whether this makes me smile or annoyed - maybe both!

 

 

 

I got a refund from Amazon because the import duties on something I sent to one of my brothers in Canada were lower than estimated.

 

 

 

Advice please, on what to spend my 5 cents on.






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  #2358822 21-Nov-2019 18:38
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You could give your 2c worth, twice, and spend the rest on lollies at the dairy!

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  #2358825 21-Nov-2019 18:47
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networkn: You could give your 2c worth, twice, and spend the rest on lollies at the dairy!

 

Haha,

 

I don't like the chances of getting even one lolly for 1 cent.

 

(Smallest coin is 10 cents now isn't it?)


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  #2358829 21-Nov-2019 19:00
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Geektastic:

 

Not sure whether this makes me smile or annoyed - maybe both!

 

 

 

I got a refund from Amazon because the import duties on something I sent to one of my brothers in Canada were lower than estimated.

 

 

 

Advice please, on what to spend my 5 cents on.

 

 

Get in a time machine and set the destination to 10 July 1967. That five cents will get you quite a few lollies at the local shop.


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  #2358948 21-Nov-2019 21:16
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When I went away to boarding school, aged 7 1/2, we used to get tuck on Thursdays and Sundays.

5p on Thursday and 7p on Sunday. You could get plenty with that back in 1975.





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  #2358976 21-Nov-2019 22:39
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DarthKermit:Get in a time machine and set the destination to 10 July 1967. That five cents will get you quite a few lollies at the local shop.

 

Aah, I remember 5 aniseed balls for a penny, becoming 7 for a cent (Instead of 10) on the decimal currency changeover.

 

That used to make me smile.


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