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Forum: Foo
10-02-13, 09:23 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,250
Posted By Closed Office

Ran into an interesting article today and thought...

Ran into an interesting article today and thought I'd bring it back here. More people bought 7 than 8 in September. That can't be easy. The default choice when buying a new computer is usually 8 and...
Forum: Foo
09-18-13, 07:08 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,250
Posted By Closed Office

Someone commented about the start menu coming...

Someone commented about the start menu coming back with 8.1. Unfortunately, as I understand it, 8.1 is going to bring back the start button, but not the start menu. The only thing the start button...
Forum: Foo
06-03-13, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10,209
Views: 2,074,204
Posted By Closed Office

This one took about 2 full seconds to get. It's...

This one took about 2 full seconds to get. It's probably best seen full size, so I'll just link to it.

http://i.imgur.com/2kOV7J9.jpg
Forum: Foo
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Forum: Foo
03-25-13, 11:25 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 10,604
Posted By Closed Office

Ran across this on Yahoo news today and thought...

Ran across this on Yahoo news today and thought it might belong here. Removable battery along with a kit.

10 Ways Samsung's Galaxy S4 Is Better Than The iPhone 5...
01-31-13, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By Closed Office

aluminum frame, squeaky brakes

On steel frames I've always been able to toe the brakes in at the front to stop the noise. I've done that about 5 times with my first aluminum frame, but the brakes keep defaulting back to flat on...
01-23-13, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By Closed Office

As I mentioned: It seems like we are...

As I mentioned:



It seems like we are working with different shifter systems. There isn't room to get the knob out from the place it is resting in. It might be difficult to understand from the...
01-23-13, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By Closed Office

Changing a cable, indexed shifter

Man does it ever look difficult. I'm quite comfortable with bike repairs and rebuilding bikes from parts, but this has me baffled. It's just a 7 speed Shimano on a cheap bike, $250 new about 2 years...
01-20-13, 09:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,035
Posted By Closed Office

Mostly it's too cold in my area for the snow to...

Mostly it's too cold in my area for the snow to pack into the gears. I only have that happen once or twice a winter. I've always had at least 2 gears I could still use, so it wasn't a stopper type of...
01-20-13, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By Closed Office

I'm with biker on this one. I expected to see a...

I'm with biker on this one. I expected to see a blog or a site when I got down to the sig, but just bikes. Enjoyed that, mom.

For the trip to the er, it depends on having a few thousand in cash to...
Forum: Foo
01-20-13, 08:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 795
Posted By Closed Office

It must be your new avatar.

It must be your new avatar.
Forum: Commuting
01-17-13, 10:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,055
Posted By Closed Office

I have almost an ideal commute, about 6 miles...

I have almost an ideal commute, about 6 miles each way. The slope is downhill on the way to work when I am in a hurry and the roads are clear. (4:30 to 6 in the morning.) Coming back I usually take...
01-17-13, 10:12 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,133
Posted By Closed Office

All my bikes get stored outside all the time...

All my bikes get stored outside all the time unless I'm going to work on one. The exception is that at work in the winter it is ok to keep the bike in the basement so I do that. It gets a chance to...
Forum: Commuting
01-17-13, 08:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,026
Posted By Closed Office

New to me, very clear thinker. I've just read 2...

New to me, very clear thinker. I've just read 2 pages so far but will be reading more. Thanks.
01-16-13, 05:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Closed Office

Oops. Spoke too soon. It still does the same...

Oops.

Spoke too soon. It still does the same thing with the b.voicefive.com notice. It doesn't seem to be as bad now. I switched from using Firefox to using Chrome for this forum and that was a...
Forum: Foo
01-16-13, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By Closed Office

That link is good. It's the first I've heard of...

That link is good. It's the first I've heard of the site and I spent way too much time there.

Figured out the original url from the link and it hasn't been repaired yet. Sure enough, it's a...
Forum: Foo
01-15-13, 07:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,181
Posted By Closed Office

Nice little piece of work. It is much easier...

Nice little piece of work.

It is much easier to get through checkpoints on a bike, but something like that could slow things down.

What do you keep in there?
Forum: Foo
01-14-13, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By Closed Office

I know the feeling. I haven't even had a tv for...

I know the feeling. I haven't even had a tv for years now and don't miss it a bit.
Forum: Foo
01-12-13, 09:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,331
Posted By Closed Office

It turns out that at least Firefox took this...

It turns out that at least Firefox took this seriously. They added Java to the list of blocked plug ins. Mine was disabled when I checked it, and they might have done that. So if you are using ff,...
Forum: Foo
01-11-13, 05:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,331
Posted By Closed Office

Homeland security warning - disable java in your browsers

It's not often you get a government warning about this stuff, but I've read 3 stories about it today. Guess it's worth being careful.

US java security...
Forum: Commuting
01-10-13, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 690
Posted By Closed Office

When I got rid of my last vehicle, a van, I took...

When I got rid of my last vehicle, a van, I took the snow chains for it apart, and saved the long pieces to lock up the bike with a padlock. My bikes are older and cheaper, so security isn't a huge...
Forum: Foo
01-09-13, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By Closed Office

Guess we're the old and comfortable school :) It...

Guess we're the old and comfortable school :) It does take longer to put up a page but I almost enjoy the coding.



That's always a concern with the wp updates. The best advice at the forum I...
01-09-13, 02:47 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 6,020
Posted By Closed Office

When I started doing drywall, it seemed like...

When I started doing drywall, it seemed like everyone wanted to be a western movie star. Drywall knife when they meant a putty spreader, and screw gun.



I caught myself doing that one time.

...
Forum: Foo
01-08-13, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By Closed Office

Most of the updates are for security reasons....

Most of the updates are for security reasons. When attackers discover a way to get in, WP patches it as an update. It is important with Wordpress to stay updated. I expect it's the same with Drupal,...
Forum: Foo
01-08-13, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By Closed Office

It's a bad season. The youngest, healthiest...

It's a bad season. The youngest, healthiest person in the house got a flu about a month ago, and he still isn't completely out of it. He said he's at about 90% a few days ago. Was glad I got my shot.
Forum: Foo
01-07-13, 09:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 818
Posted By Closed Office

Yes I did mean Skydrive and no, it works on macs...

Yes I did mean Skydrive and no, it works on macs too except I don't know about the iphone. I've been to the forum and there were plenty of people with macs asking questions and making comments.
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01-07-13, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Closed Office

Good kick. Something changed and I've been back a...

Good kick. Something changed and I've been back a few times since without the lock up problem. Thank you to everyone involved.

I keep wondering how to pronounce your name. Is it like 'see you'?
01-07-13, 12:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,098
Posted By Closed Office

The page says 'battery life 4 hours.' That's not...

The page says 'battery life 4 hours.' That's not much.
01-06-13, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,373
Posted By Closed Office

I've been riding winters for a lot of years and...

I've been riding winters for a lot of years and have never used studs. I've had enough practice that I can ride across glare ice, slowly, carefully, but comfortably - without getting my arms tense....
Forum: Foo
01-06-13, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By Closed Office

Gmail does send innocent emails to the spam...

Gmail does send innocent emails to the spam folder. You have to decide yourself. A couple of times they picked a very important and legitimate email that I was waiting for. So sometimes the most...
01-05-13, 08:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,554
Posted By Closed Office

Delivery is a fast paced business. They will have...

Delivery is a fast paced business. They will have worked this out with the company they are delivering for, and the rates are adjusted according to everything needed. UPS does the delivery for Amazon...
01-05-13, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Closed Office

Siu, I just cleared the cookies for bf.net, and...

Siu, I just cleared the cookies for bf.net, and b.voicefive.com, and the very next page I tried to open froze again, so I guess that wasn't the problem.
01-05-13, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Closed Office

Forum has been locking up on me for weeks now

Using Windows 7 and firefox, latest version using a very good Lenovo laptop. Not always, some days it acts well, but time after time the whole thing forum freezes on me and I can't even move to...
01-04-13, 08:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,009
Posted By Closed Office

I've gone 18 miles under difficult conditions at...

I've gone 18 miles under difficult conditions at -34 C and have never had a chemical heater. Seems like a city folk thing to me. (Don't mind me. That's just my favorite insult lately.)

I wear...
01-02-13, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,294
Posted By Closed Office

I've been using the unsweetened, powdered baker's...

I've been using the unsweetened, powdered baker's chocolate. It only has one ingredient, cocoa. Even then with no sugar at all, it has a lot of carbs, three times as much as protein.

I mix it with...
01-01-13, 01:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,130
Posted By Closed Office

The high fat, low carb, no bike century

A marathon seems extreme to me. I don't get along well with running. I call it blowing your joints to bits.

But it seems like there are 100 mile races and this guy won one in convincing fashion.
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12-31-12, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By Closed Office

It's hard to know what you mean by out of true....

It's hard to know what you mean by out of true. Does it wobble from side to side when you watch it spin between the brake pads? That would be adjusted by tightening or loosening the spokes.

Or is...
Forum: Foo
12-31-12, 03:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,014
Posted By Closed Office

How many did you buy?

How many did you buy?
12-31-12, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By Closed Office

I do ride all winter without studs. I am even...

I do ride all winter without studs. I am even comfortable going over glare ice as long as it isn't too sloped. That took a bit of practice, a couple of winters before I felt comfortable on it, and...
12-31-12, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By Closed Office

As Adrian mentioned, it is illegal to ride on the...

As Adrian mentioned, it is illegal to ride on the sidewalks in his area. It is in mine and I think in most places. If the traffic is intense and there isn't a lot of room I try to look for alternate...
12-31-12, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By Closed Office

I'm fortunate to be near a bike path. Even in...

I'm fortunate to be near a bike path. Even in winter there is nothing dangerous about it. Also if there is uncleared snow, you just get more exercise faster. work work work :)
Forum: Foo
12-30-12, 09:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 818
Posted By Closed Office

I use Windows Live to keep my computers synched....

I use Windows Live to keep my computers synched. It works for macs, but I don't know specifically if it does on the pad. They do have a forum and a simple search there should get the info. It is...
12-29-12, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,181
Posted By Closed Office

Same here.It was a rear light and the person...

Same here.It was a rear light and the person broke it off. Probably just wanted the batteries as it wouldn't have been much use on a bicycle after that.
12-29-12, 08:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,427
Posted By Closed Office

The Park tool book of bicycle repair. I'm not...

The Park tool book of bicycle repair. I'm not much into drama or learning about life. Do enough of that already, but I enjoy the mechanics.
Forum: Commuting
12-29-12, 04:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,014
Posted By Closed Office

I guess that bike rack was approved by one of the...

I guess that bike rack was approved by one of the cheaper municipal committees mentioned.
Forum: Commuting
12-29-12, 04:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,045
Posted By Closed Office

In my experience, the only time fat tires have a...

In my experience, the only time fat tires have a small advantage in winter, is on uncleared bike trails where the snow has been packed down by fat tire bikes. In those conditions narrower tires will...
Forum: Foo
12-28-12, 06:32 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,728
Posted By Closed Office

I'm single and really like being that way. Time...

I'm single and really like being that way. Time after time I come home and don't have to take anyone else into consideration. I can just do what is most efficient with my time. I actually have said a...
Forum: Foo
12-26-12, 10:35 PM
12-26-12, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By Closed Office

The only thing I have to remember is that I am...

The only thing I have to remember is that I am going to forget. Keeping that in mind helps a lot. Just arrange some kind of reminder.
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