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  # 2032123 8-Jun-2018 13:37
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at sometime left and right hand sides got confusing with front facing orientations creeping into purchases. 

 

eg 
purchased a couch that had a chaise on the right hand side when sitting on it but it was sold as front facing left hand side.
I might be able to shrug that off as a one-off but recently had to replace a left rear reflector on the car.  It was sold as front facing right rear reflector.  Its not a front facing left hand drive vehicle.

 

Since then I've seen the whole front facing thing a quite a bit.     

 

 


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  # 2032207 8-Jun-2018 15:21
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I'm absolutely fed up with red light runners. 

 

It is endemic and happens nearly all the time. 

 

Last night on the way to kids sport, some guy must have been going 90kph in a 60kph zone but still ran through on the red and almost caused a collision, horns were blaring. 

 

Cops are just not enforcing the law. 

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  # 2032224 8-Jun-2018 16:30
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vexxxboy:

 

floydbloke:

 

When you're having  a face-to-face conversation with someone and a bit of spittle projects from their mouth...................

 

......or worse, it lands on you.

 

 

you must really hate kissing smile

 

 

I'm nearly 53......can't remember.





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  # 2032227 8-Jun-2018 16:54
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surfisup1000:

 

I'm absolutely fed up with red light runners. 

 

It is endemic and happens nearly all the time. 

 

Last night on the way to kids sport, some guy must have been going 90kph in a 60kph zone but still ran through on the red and almost caused a collision, horns were blaring. 

 

Cops are just not enforcing the law. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1) Why don't they put cameras on every red light and simply automate the issuing of fines?

 

 

 

2) Why is the penalty so low for something so dangerous?






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  # 2032239 8-Jun-2018 16:59
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Finding an unexplained scratch on my Land Rover door down to bare metal which will now require a trip to the sprayers.






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  # 2032355 8-Jun-2018 21:12
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vi

 

Can't make it do anything without the instructions open next to it.


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  # 2032507 9-Jun-2018 13:47
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Pain relief that really slows the thought process. Although some say that this is no change for me.




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  # 2032610 9-Jun-2018 16:26
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Business shirts packaged with pins.

 

Even worse: inconsistent number of pins despite same brand and style of shirt.

 

Many a time has surprised a finger.


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  # 2032706 9-Jun-2018 19:48
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Cisco and HP's blunt way to make their SFP multimode optical transceivers 'unique'.

 

Just use Digitus DN-81000-01 (HP-programming) or DN-81000-02 (Cisco-programming) SFPs and be happy.

 

Their equipment only works when relevant programming is found (and reports this as well to an eventually logged-in customer support which can refuse service as long and just due to the fact, that foreign h/w is in the loop - regardless it is part of the problem by itself or not). :-(

 

Other MSA standard users (equipment from Allied Telesis, Allnet, Dell, D-Link, Edimax, Hirschmann, Huawei, Intellinet, KTI Networks, Level One, Linksys, Netgear, PLANET, Tenda, TP-Link, TRENDnet, Ubiquiti, ZyXEL, ZTE, ...) don't have to worry about and should go with the generic DN-81000 (no extention) SFP. :-)





- 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

 

- IoT+3D: LoRaWAN, 5G, CCU3 (openHAB), 2 Ender-3, UM2E+/UM3/UM S5, CNC

 

- USR: DeskMini 310, NUC8i7HVK, EliteBook 840, Aspire E5, Galaxy Tab, 2 4K TVs

 

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


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  # 2032745 9-Jun-2018 21:08
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Tinkerisk:

Cisco and HP's blunt way to make their SFP multimode optical transceivers 'unique'.


Just use Digitus DN-81000-01 (HP-programming) or DN-81000-02 (Cisco-programming) SFPs and be happy.


Their equipment only works when relevant programming is found (and reports this as well to an eventually logged-in customer support which can refuse service as long and just due to the fact, that foreign h/w is in the loop - regardless it is part of the problem by itself or not). :-(


Other MSA standard users (equipment from Allied Telesis, Allnet, Dell, D-Link, Edimax, Hirschmann, Huawei, Intellinet, KTI Networks, Level One, Linksys, Netgear, PLANET, Tenda, TP-Link, TRENDnet, Ubiquiti, ZyXEL, ZTE, ...) don't have to worry about and should go with the generic DN-81000 (no extention) SFP. :-)



That might well annoy me too. If only I knew what it was...!





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  # 2032757 9-Jun-2018 21:45
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mdf:

vi


Can't make it do anything without the instructions open next to it.


Just remember this:

:q!

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  # 2032758 9-Jun-2018 21:47
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jamesrt:
mdf:

 

vi

 

Can't make it do anything without the instructions open next to it.

 


Just remember this:

:q!

 

Nice. But as I learned last night, even that sometimes isn't enough! I needed to hit escape first...


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  # 2032759 9-Jun-2018 21:48
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Geektastic: That might well annoy me too. If only I knew what it was...!

Basically, two major vendors of networking kit have modified a standard fibre-optic connection module to ensure you have to buy their version at greatly inflated prices. If their kit detects non-vendor-approved hardware, they can refuse to diagnose any problems.

Now that I write that, it reminds me of Apple, really.... :-)

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  # 2032763 9-Jun-2018 21:55
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mdf: Nice. But as I learned last night, even that sometimes isn't enough! I needed to hit escape first...

Yes, <ESC> is quite important in vi, too; as it cancels a lot of operations.

My biggest bugbear with “vi” is that I often fat-finger something and put it into command-line mode by mistake. That’s a pain; really don’t know why “vi” includes an “ed” emulator.... (And if anyone else cares, “:vi” will return to normal mode again)

Of course, this conversation is bound to start the holy war off again...

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  # 2032768 9-Jun-2018 22:16
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I can't really understand what's "visual" on these 1976's cryptic vi-commands. Therefore I only use/install nano.





- 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

 

- IoT+3D: LoRaWAN, 5G, CCU3 (openHAB), 2 Ender-3, UM2E+/UM3/UM S5, CNC

 

- USR: DeskMini 310, NUC8i7HVK, EliteBook 840, Aspire E5, Galaxy Tab, 2 4K TVs

 

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


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