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Forum: Foo
06-29-18, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 367
Posted By RubenX

Looking for an ice maker

I work in the field, I need like half a bag of ice every day for the cooler. I am going to use and abuse the heck out of this ice maker so, I'm looking for recommendations.

PS: I'm not looking...
Forum: Foo
04-28-18, 09:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 871
Posted By RubenX

Ok, I found out that my energy company logs the...

Ok, I found out that my energy company logs the energy usage data and makes it available to clients on their website. I can go and check exactly how many kwh we used on, lets say, April 3rd from 3pm...
Forum: Foo
04-28-18, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By RubenX

Just some kid pics

I been taking these pics at the same location every few years... just wanted to share...
...
Forum: Foo
04-24-18, 07:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 871
Posted By RubenX

Energy Bill Questions

According to my bill, I'm using 57kwh per day. I don't know but that sounds a bit excessive. This is just a 3 bedroom apartment. And many of the heavy appliances are gas, not even electric. Water...
Forum: Foo
03-28-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,738
Posted By RubenX

I am convinced that there is a bigger picture...

I am convinced that there is a bigger picture behind religion, politics and other controversial positions. It's clear to me, because of my experiences dealing with people, that most individuals have...
Forum: Foo
03-28-17, 07:48 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,623
Posted By RubenX

Steel Toe boots here... weight like 11 pounds :(

Steel Toe boots here... weight like 11 pounds :(
Forum: Foo
03-26-17, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By RubenX

Troubleshooting The Ice Maker's Speed

I noticed that the icemaker in the freezer makes ice a lot slower during summer. Now, the freezer does have a thermostat. I thought that it would keep the freezer at a constant temperature based...
Forum: Foo
03-15-17, 09:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By RubenX

Yeah, nothing like an AMD thread to summon the...

Yeah, nothing like an AMD thread to summon the Rube... a hardcore AMD mega-fan
Forum: Foo
03-14-17, 01:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By RubenX

I was waiting for zen to be launched, hoping it...

I was waiting for zen to be launched, hoping it would lower the prices of the FX series. For the past few months it's been:

FX-8350 (8 cores) $149
FX-6300 (6 cores) $89
FX-4300 (4 cores) $64
...
Forum: Foo
12-06-16, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By RubenX

Shopping for a soldering iron (station)

After a really depressing day, I wanna get some artificial happiness by ordering some stuff online.

And I actually need a soldering station to repair some stuff I have laying around. I was...
Forum: Foo
09-14-16, 09:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,052
Posted By RubenX

and to the op: You gotta run Ethernet if you...

and to the op:

You gotta run Ethernet if you want something reliable. There's no way around it. A good installer would use faceplates and not leave any holes behind with bare cable sticking out....
Forum: Foo
09-14-16, 09:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,052
Posted By RubenX

The problem is not that is "old" but that is...

The problem is not that is "old" but that is *thin*. Thiner cable looses way more amount of signal per foot. And that loss is not the same for all channels. While you can loose 1.5db per every...
Forum: Foo
09-08-16, 04:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By RubenX

Well, it's been a few weeks of ups and downs with...

Well, it's been a few weeks of ups and downs with the school system giving us the run around. Last year they suggested the virtual school due to the more flexible pacing. Then the boy fails the...
Forum: Foo
08-18-16, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By RubenX

IEP Questions (teachers or principals opinions welcome)

Short background:

- The boy is in the autism spectrum.
- Boy keep failing grades at traditional school
- Boy tries out virtual school during summer, with HEAVY home schooling support from...
Forum: Foo
07-23-16, 12:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By RubenX

Identity Theft Question

Few days ago my bank called and said there was a charge on my account, made on a gas station, on another state. They found it suspicious so they called me. They stopped the charge, cancelled my...
Forum: Foo
03-26-16, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By RubenX

I guess I could try to go against the school for:...

I guess I could try to go against the school for:

1) Going through my boy's phone (privacy)
2) Making copies of the data on said phone
3) Reporting parts of the data as text messages
4) etc...
Forum: Foo
03-25-16, 10:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By RubenX

Had to dig around a few police stations to find...

Had to dig around a few police stations to find the right one but I finally got the official police report on what happened. Turns out the school staff and the school deputy outright lied. It was...
Forum: Foo
03-25-16, 08:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,244
Posted By RubenX

I work on the field as well. People have no idea...

I work on the field as well. People have no idea how lucky they are if they have toilet access in their workplaces. I use gas stations, but I have to buy something... they have signs that say "you...
Forum: Foo
03-24-16, 07:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,253
Posted By RubenX

I had to do extensive research last year when...

I had to do extensive research last year when getting mom off the cable. Turns out OTA antennas are pretty hard to get nowadays (at least locally). I ended up setting some overpriced bunny ears...
Forum: Foo
03-24-16, 07:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,253
Posted By RubenX

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V94shlqPlSI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V94shlqPlSI
Forum: Foo
03-24-16, 01:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,253
Posted By RubenX

Technology breaks, and has hiccups. I can't even...

Technology breaks, and has hiccups. I can't even count how many times I've been parked somewhere, eating a sandwich, when some random person knocks the window of the techie van... "my (insert...
Forum: Foo
03-23-16, 10:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,253
Posted By RubenX

I honestly don't think hat there was a signal...

I honestly don't think hat there was a signal leakage, at the cable box, big enough to interfere with OTA. I guess it's possible, but I don't buy it. Most likely something else happened that...
Forum: Foo
03-23-16, 06:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By RubenX

I was really trying to avoid diving into the...

I was really trying to avoid diving into the drama, but I can't stop thinking of this. It is my boy we are talking about. She said it was the school who called the police on the boy... the school...
Forum: Foo
03-19-16, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By RubenX

The plot thickens - Police trying to question the boy at school ... drama ... stuffz

Man I miss the drama free days of shoveling snow in Arkansas....

So, my ex only tells me stuff when she knows I'm going to find out later, and wants to do some damage control. The police...
Forum: Foo
03-10-16, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By RubenX

Did you performed said troubleshooting on the...

Did you performed said troubleshooting on the kitchen table?
Forum: Foo
03-10-16, 12:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,161
Posted By RubenX

Yeah, you are right... but I'm just baffled that...

Yeah, you are right... but I'm just baffled that the school claims to have no records of anything even happening. I talked to the school dean, the school deputy, the teachers, the counselor......
Forum: Foo
03-08-16, 11:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,161
Posted By RubenX

Yeah, all of you and a few other people I've...

Yeah, all of you and a few other people I've talked to outside the Internets. The boy getting into trouble at school, never happened. The police getting involved, never happened. None of it, all...
Forum: Foo
03-08-16, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By RubenX

Traditional email systems (POP3/IMAP) DO NOT...

Traditional email systems (POP3/IMAP) DO NOT require a password to send messages. You can telnet the right port and say you wanna send an email, it asks:

1. who are you
2. who you wanna send the...
Forum: Foo
03-08-16, 10:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,161
Posted By RubenX

Meh... idk... You guys know how RubenStories(tm)...

Meh... idk... You guys know how RubenStories(tm) usually come with high drama content, a trolls delight. And I'm so happy now living the drama free with my beloved new Mrs Rube, Arkansanite and...
Forum: Foo
03-08-16, 10:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,161
Posted By RubenX

Yes it did involved the wacca wacca, same wacca...

Yes it did involved the wacca wacca, same wacca wacca... it's still going.
Forum: Foo
03-07-16, 10:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,161
Posted By RubenX

Sent too.... I think I know the answer but I just...

Sent too.... I think I know the answer but I just need some validation cuz... the whole thing sounds so fake.
Forum: Foo
03-07-16, 10:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,161
Posted By RubenX

k... question sent. :)

k... question sent. :)
Forum: Foo
03-07-16, 08:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,161
Posted By RubenX

I have a question for a teacher...

Any teacher's around?
Forum: Foo
03-03-16, 11:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,529
Posted By RubenX

Good restaurant chain for a small meeting?

I need to host a informal meeting with a small group of people (4) and I thought it could be a good idea to do it over dinner. Since we have some stuff to talk about and discuss, something loud like...
Forum: Foo
02-06-16, 06:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 310
Posted By RubenX

Videostream (Chrome Extension for casting local video)

I stumble upon this chrome app while looking for ways to cast local video off a windows 7 machine, directly to a chromecast v2. I did the same search some weeks ago and came out empty handed. So,...
Forum: Foo
01-19-16, 08:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,248
Posted By RubenX

Is it illegal to take a car that was left outside...

Is it illegal to take a car that was left outside in the open? Yes
But other people take cars and nobody charges them! Still illegal.

Hopes that clarifies.
Forum: Foo
01-18-16, 12:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 725
Posted By RubenX

How are those thermostat wars goin'?

Mine are pretty easy going this winter, which is expected as we only been married for like a month... plus this is Florida anyways.

How are you guys doing?
Forum: Foo
12-31-15, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By RubenX

Feeling behind on news... Fast & Furious guy died? 2 years ago? in a car crash?

It seems I've been "out of it", too focused on my own things, not following current events for a while... Just found out that Paul Walker, the undercover cop on the 1st fast and furious, died 2 years...
Forum: Foo
12-27-15, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By RubenX

Hum, I didn't thought about the ground wires at...

Hum, I didn't thought about the ground wires at first but now I'm leaning that way. The waca waca (a 2000 hyundai accent for those who don't know) has been acting up twice since my last post. The...
Forum: Foo
12-25-15, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By RubenX

Waca waca no waca ... right after wedding ... could it be a relay?

So, me and Mrs Rube were coming back from wedding, stopped to pick some relatives and the waca waca refused to start. It also stopped doing anything electrical, no radio, no lights no nothing. I...
Forum: Foo
12-14-15, 02:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By RubenX

People who make beer at home use these tanks. I...

People who make beer at home use these tanks. I don't really know what they use them for, only that they use "food grade stuff, which is what I want it for.

I wanna make soda.
Forum: Foo
12-12-15, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By RubenX

Question for the Home Brewers

A CO2 tank, 10 punds, aluminum, new, filled... $100 bucks. Good price?
Forum: Foo
11-28-15, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By RubenX

I wish I could see my daughter today..... without BS.

While I was away in Arkansas, the ex loved to point out that I was away. But since I came back to Florida, she has become the master of creating excuses to NOT letting me see the kids. Most...
Forum: Foo
10-10-15, 03:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By RubenX

Meh... This is project seems to be heading for...

Meh... This is project seems to be heading for the "on hold" drawer... where projects usually die. Looks like drive #2 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) and #4...
Forum: Foo
10-09-15, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By RubenX

The EPIC Battle: Ruben Vs RAID5 Array

The array was created like 6 years ago. It's 4 disks of 2TB each, on RAID5, using the AMD RAID that came on the motherboard bios (AMD). It worked perfectly for years. Like 2 years ago the disks...
Forum: Foo
10-09-15, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By RubenX

I think I meant to say Russelville... the one...

I think I meant to say Russelville... the one with the chicken plant (Tyson)
Forum: Foo
09-26-15, 02:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By RubenX

Im planning on getting 2 and raid0'in this old...

Im planning on getting 2 and raid0'in this old rig.
Forum: Foo
09-26-15, 02:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By RubenX

TL;DR My brother is lazy and his girl is hot?

TL;DR My brother is lazy and his girl is hot?
Forum: Foo
09-26-15, 02:08 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,604
Posted By RubenX

I like chocolate syrup.... on chocolate ice cream.

I like chocolate syrup.... on chocolate ice cream.
Forum: Foo
09-26-15, 02:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By RubenX

Then IDK where my friend is at :(

Then IDK where my friend is at :(
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