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  Reply # 2105898 10-Oct-2018 20:55
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Geektastic: Reading this morning that the Japanese will have maglev Shinkansen by 2027 capable of 500kmh...!

 

Imagine the carnage that would occur if the Magnet failed! I guess you wouldn't have too long to think about it if it happened.

 

Impressive though!

 

Taking a train journey through some part of the world, in first class would rank pretty highly on my bucket list, along with spending time in Alaska both in Winter and Spring Summer. A Cruise in winter (though I hate boats, the scenery would be unbeatable) and exploring some of the less populated parts of nature, near rivers, perhaps seeing a bear and catching a Salmon, ideally not at the same time!


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  Reply # 2105992 11-Oct-2018 01:17
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Geektastic: Reading this morning that the Japanese will have maglev Shinkansen by 2027 capable of 500kmh...!


Imagine the carnage that would occur if the Magnet failed! I guess you wouldn't have too long to think about it if it happened.


Impressive though!


Taking a train journey through some part of the world, in first class would rank pretty highly on my bucket list, along with spending time in Alaska both in Winter and Spring Summer. A Cruise in winter (though I hate boats, the scenery would be unbeatable) and exploring some of the less populated parts of nature, near rivers, perhaps seeing a bear and catching a Salmon, ideally not at the same time!



Apparently it has been in testing since 1997...! So hopefully it will be fine. The Shinkansen service began before I was born, just, and has carried 10 billion passengers so far.

Edit - imagine Wellington CBD to Auckland CBD in less than 90 minutes....!





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  Reply # 2106051 11-Oct-2018 09:15
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Apparently it has been in testing since 1997...! So hopefully it will be fine. The Shinkansen service began before I was born, just, and has carried 10 billion passengers so far.

Edit - imagine Wellington CBD to Auckland CBD in less than 90 minutes....!

 

That would be quicker than flying + airport transfer times.





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  Reply # 2106131 11-Oct-2018 11:04
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One of me neighbours uses the SSID "Router I hardy know her".

 

 





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  Reply # 2106516 11-Oct-2018 21:16
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Checking in for the flight home from Japan to find we've been randomly upgraded from PE to Business!





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  Reply # 2106537 11-Oct-2018 22:53
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Geektastic: Checking in for the flight home from Japan to find we've been randomly upgraded from PE to Business!

 

Phys Ed class sounds healthier.


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  Reply # 2106589 12-Oct-2018 01:05
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One of me neighbours uses the SSID "Router I hardy know her".


 



Is that a bit like “Rectum? Bloody near killed ‘im”.?

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  Reply # 2106591 12-Oct-2018 01:11
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You can have some fun with a USB powerbank and an ESP8266 set up to spam a few weird wifi names.





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  Reply # 2107067 13-Oct-2018 05:44
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... which will never be noticed @ 5GHz :-)





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  Reply # 2107513 14-Oct-2018 08:28
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Started the first over-night 3D print jobs with the new printer ... and I'm curious of the results tomorrow morning.





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  Reply # 2107515 14-Oct-2018 08:37
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I thought the CivIV theme song was pretty cool when the game came out but didn't realise it was award winning good:

 

 

 


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  Reply # 2109196 17-Oct-2018 06:28
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:() { :|: & }; :

 

Don't use these linux commands as it is - DON'T! If you call yourself an expert, recover it WITHOUT rebooting the system. :-)





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  Reply # 2109200 17-Oct-2018 06:42
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Stoertebeker Atlantic-Ale - my new favorite one.





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  Reply # 2109240 17-Oct-2018 08:28
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Getting a super early xmas present to your self - Bosch 12" Axial Glide Saw and Gravity Rise Stand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 2109247 17-Oct-2018 08:41
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...Getting home to find a Lime scooter at the end of the driveway, knowing I have some free credit and taking it for a blat around the neighbourhood, still dressed in a suit (straight from work), with the kids.





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