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  # 2047596 2-Jul-2018 15:35
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Bought a crock pot yesterday and included in the safety instructions was: -

 

"Do not leave unattended when not being used"

 

What will it do?

 

Also smiling 'cause - lamb shanks for dinner!





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  # 2047809 2-Jul-2018 19:12
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Rikkitic:

Open package. Eat nuts.


Actual text on packets of peanuts on US airlines. The obvious question has to be how anyone who actually needs those instructions would ever be able to read them.


 



Many years ago a friend was cabin crew with Air NZ. She said that several times they had seen people from small nations not far from NZ, when making their first air flight and being presented with the inflight meal, open the sachet containing the moist towelette and try to eat it.




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  # 2049853 5-Jul-2018 15:10
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the headlines on articles about the damage done to Uranus, they must know when they write them. very juvenile but i laughed.

 

one example of many.

 

https://bgr.com/2018/07/03/uranus-collision-early-solar-system/

 

 




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  # 2051228 7-Jul-2018 20:37
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When your daughter, who is a student in another city, sends an impromptu text to say she is coming home for the weekend and your teenage son decides he’s not too busy with his mates and we all get to go out for a lovely family dinner.





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  # 2051254 7-Jul-2018 21:39
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When your daughter, who is a student in another city, sends an impromptu text to say she is coming home for the weekend and your teenage son decides he’s not too busy with his mates and we all get to go out for a lovely family dinner.


You're miles ahead of me. I'm still in the getting rid of them phase!

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  # 2051256 7-Jul-2018 21:43
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MikeAqua:

 

Bought a crock pot yesterday and included in the safety instructions was: -

 

"Do not leave unattended when not being used"

 

What will it do?

 

Also smiling 'cause - lamb shanks for dinner!

 

 

Don't let it get wet or put anything in it after midnight.





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  # 2052358 10-Jul-2018 00:47
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Grandstream GWN7600LR outdoor slave AP on duty (beside the already used GWN7610 indoor master AP). Next is to evaluate the claimed 300m WiFi radius.





- 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, GWN7610, EL1600usb

 

- SVR: E3C236 32G/20TB, 2 H2 16G/500GB, HC2 4TB, 2 C2 1TB | 2 HC2 14/1TB

 

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- USR: NUC8i7HVK, EliteBook 840, Aspire E5, N2, Galaxy Tab, mobiles, 2 4K TVs

 

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


 
 
 
 


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  # 2052363 10-Jul-2018 01:32
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Visiting the next Maker Faire. :-)





- 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, GWN7610, EL1600usb

 

- SVR: E3C236 32G/20TB, 2 H2 16G/500GB, HC2 4TB, 2 C2 1TB | 2 HC2 14/1TB

 

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

 

- USR: NUC8i7HVK, EliteBook 840, Aspire E5, N2, Galaxy Tab, mobiles, 2 4K TVs

 

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


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  # 2054718 12-Jul-2018 08:15
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great idea for the front door

 

 

 





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  # 2054757 12-Jul-2018 09:18
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When on my Sons 9th birthday he swims 40 lengths of a 25m swimming pool, twice his previous best, just for fun.

 

Is even more gleeful when I admit I can't do the same, and neither could his mother.


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  # 2054759 12-Jul-2018 09:20
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networkn:

 

When on my Sons 9th birthday he swims 40 lengths of a 25m swimming pool, twice his previous best, just for fun.

 

Is even more gleeful when I admit I can't do the same, and neither could his mother.

 

 

awesome smile





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  # 2055471 13-Jul-2018 03:31
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Fallout 76 [PC]





- 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, GWN7610, EL1600usb

 

- SVR: E3C236 32G/20TB, 2 H2 16G/500GB, HC2 4TB, 2 C2 1TB | 2 HC2 14/1TB

 

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

 

- USR: NUC8i7HVK, EliteBook 840, Aspire E5, N2, Galaxy Tab, mobiles, 2 4K TVs

 

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


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  # 2055669 13-Jul-2018 11:18
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iPhone rang just now. I was sitting at the MacBook and the phone was across the other side of the room. I was able to take the call on the MB - first time I have done this.




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  # 2059724 20-Jul-2018 23:56
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The sound of my 6 and 9 year old playing the incredibles lego game and laughing/giggling hysterically.


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  # 2059749 21-Jul-2018 07:38
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2 things that made me smile recently:

Getting mistaken as being Japanese by attendants in Kyoto. I got greeted with a string of Japanese words (sentences? don't know!) every time.

Once they worked out that I wasn't, I found the vast majority could speak very good England.

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