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  Reply # 1887844 22-Oct-2017 19:29
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I'm sure that someone mentioned the original lack of an apostrophe in this thread's title way, way back. Do ya think I can find that post now? No. How annoying! laughing


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  Reply # 1887845 22-Oct-2017 19:31
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DarthKermit:

 

I'm sure that someone mentioned the original lack of an apostrophe in this thread's title way, way back. Do ya think I can find that post now? No. How annoying! laughing

 

 

Reply # 1506598 posted 5-Mar-2016 20:10:

 

freitasm:

 

The apostrophe missing in the subject of this thread ;)

 


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Reply # 1887852 22-Oct-2017 19:37
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Thanks, so it's freitasm himself being forgetful. Hehe.


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Geektastic: The apparent impossibility of obtaining proper orange Halloween pumpkins in NZ.

 

People who get annoyed when they can't do seasonal things in the same month as in the Northern Hemisphere.

 

 


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  Reply # 1888224 23-Oct-2017 19:42
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  Reply # 1888240 23-Oct-2017 20:23
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People who refuse to stay on topic, and keep OT topics in their own threads...

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  Reply # 1888248 23-Oct-2017 20:55
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Rikkitic:

 

Geektastic:
DarthKermit:

 

Tinkerisk:

 

 

 

The useless, praehistoric CAPS LOCK key.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caps Lock key: meet screw driver. Problem solved.

 



Mac OS allows you to simply disable it..Does Windows?

 

It can easily be reprogrammed to do nothing or imitate any other key. For those afraid of the Registry, there are simple utilities for this. A quick Google search will bring up several.

 

 

 

 

Sure. But the useless key stays useless at all ... like a car with 5 wheels. wink





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  Reply # 1888250 23-Oct-2017 21:08
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Tinkerisk:

 

 

 

Sure. But the useless key stays useless at all ... like a car with 5 wheels. wink

 

 

Is the spare wheel not useful to you?

 

I certainly have found it useful.


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  Reply # 1888293 23-Oct-2017 22:22
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Tinkerisk:

 

Sure. But the useless key stays useless at all ... like a car with 5 wheels. wink

 

 

Not at all. You can program it to a macro. Whenever you press it the lights will go out, a siren will sound, fireworks will explode, and a banner will flash on the screen 'You pressed the F***ing CapsLock  key again, you moron!'

 

Or you can just have it do Win-L and play a pleasant melody.

 

 





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  Reply # 1888317 24-Oct-2017 05:02
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msukiwi:

 

Tinkerisk:

 

 

 

Sure. But the useless key stays useless at all ... like a car with 5 wheels. wink

 

 

Is the spare wheel not useful to you? I certainly have found it useful.

 

 

Maybe in rural environments. Here three wheels and one spare are physically sufficient. Or even 2 wheels plus one deflated spare tire in the backpack. :-)

 

Many People have eBikes in town going easily 45km/h (~30 mph). They're much faster in crowded urban cities than any cars, busses and even subways or commuting trains.

 

 

 

Back to topic: "People standing in front of the escalator to read the offer signs."

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1888332 24-Oct-2017 08:03
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Google's buggy software. I logged into my Google account and went to the list of devices authorised against my account only to find my old iPhone 6 in there twice and my current 8 not there at all. I removed both 6s from the account only to find that my physical 8 was now logged out. I logged back in, and it reappeared in my account... as a 6.

 

Edit: That's not quite right; if I click through to it then it's listed as an 8 in the details, but the name that appears in the list is that of my 6 (as configured in Settings/General/About/Name on the phone itself).


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People who blatantly park in cycle-ways (On the Yellow Lines as well).

 

... and they use the excuse of "Oh, I won't be long!" - as if that makes it alright!

 

It's not a P10 parking area!

 

I saw 5 today alone! 


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  Reply # 1888513 24-Oct-2017 12:48
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Xero allowing people to retrospectively edit invoices.

 

BAD on so many levels.


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  Reply # 1889123 25-Oct-2017 08:56
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Mashable website on an iPhone.

 

Banner/button at the bottom, do you wan to read more.

 

Go to click on it, but page hasn't finished loading an advert, and when it does load it appears right where the banner button was, and now I'm opening a new page for an ad.

 

Stupid, stupid design.


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  Reply # 1889850 26-Oct-2017 15:16
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C:\>net use \\server\share /user:username /savecred
A command was used with conflicting switches.

More help is available by typing NET HELPMSG 3510.

 

C:\>net helpmsg 3510
A command was used with conflicting switches.

 

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