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  1. Re: Wind Chill = 35.74 + 0.6215T 35.75(V^0.16) + 0.4275T(V^0.16)

    According to the local weather( https://weather.gc.ca/city/pages/on-126_metric_e.html )it's supposed to warm up to 0C and even a little more starting Monday with 2-4 cm. of snow ( snow is that...
  2. Re: Wind Chill = 35.74 + 0.6215T 35.75(V^0.16) + 0.4275T(V^0.16)

    @yeti

    Do you think you could set up a fan and blow some of that warm air up here? It would be appreciated.
  3. Re: Wind Chill = 35.74 + 0.6215T 35.75(V^0.16) + 0.4275T(V^0.16)

    This is supposed to be SOUTHern Ontario! https://weather.gc.ca/city/pages/on-126_metric_e.html

    At 0800 hours ET the temperature is -26C (-15F) and the wind chill is -40C (-40F) .Even my cat...
  4. Wind Chill = 35.74 + 0.6215T 35.75(V^0.16) + 0.4275T(V^0.16)

    Wind Chill = 35.74 + 0.6215T 35.75(V^0.16) + 0.4275T(V^0.16)

    T is the air temperature in degrees Fahrenheit, and V is the wind speed in miles per hour.

    As I sit here at 0645 hours Eastern...
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    I Need A Cure

    I drank an ice-cold glass of milk, probably too quickly. Any know of a reliable cure for my persistent synchronous diaphragmatic flutter?
  6. Thread: Humor

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    Re: Humor

    I wanted to become a Microsoft programmer...but I passed the IQ test.
  7. Thread: Firefox 57

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    Re: Firefox 57

    Ubuntu 16.04.03 - Updated v56 to Firefox v57 - Restarted - At first glance didn't notice anything different - Checked addons, all working except one "Legacy" (Saved Password Editor) which I expected...
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    Medical Alert!

    Don't pluck nose hairs!!!!

    http://www.businessinsider.com/why-you-shouldnt-pluck-your-nose-hairs-2016-7
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    For The First Time...

    For the first time in 72 years a cab driver punched in "Seniors Rate" when I hopped in a cab yesterday. He didn't even ask, just punched it in. Is that rude? He could have at least asked, even if...
  10. Re: What are YOUR standards for a computer/device?

    Turn on, starts; turn off, stops.
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    Re: The BUMP Thread

    Weekend is coming Bump
  12. Thread: Rebarbative

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    Re: Rebarbative

    Welcome to the club. Earlier this summer I came across the word "riparian", in the phrase "riparian residents". Look that up in your Funk & Wagnalls.
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot install on flash drive: partitions cannot be created

    Shouldn't the partitions be sdx(parttions) where x=flashdrive e.g. sda1, sda2, etc.?
  14. Thread: Google earth

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    Re: Google earth

    Ubuntu 16.04.03, GeForce 650TI video using Noveau driver.

    I have the same problem after following BenginM instructions. I get nothing except a blinking cursor in the terminal and the logo in...
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    Re: New computer, boot time a few seconds

    Ubuntu 16.04.1 - Intel q9300 Quad core @ 2500 Mhz. 8 Years old.


    Startup finished in 6.860s (kernel) + 11.244s (userspace) = 18.104s

    From Power-On to Grub about 10 seconds, most of that time...
  16. Thread: Humor

    by echotech2
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    Re: Humor

    An oldie:

    Q: How many Microsoft programmers does it take to change a lightbulb?
    A: They don't bother, they just change the standard to dark.
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    Re: Pc won't turn on...

    electronics repair industry since the days of vacuum tubes.

    Me too, and I've got the burnt fingertips to prove it.
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    Re: List your computer specs here

    Intel Q9300 quad-core over-clocked @3 Ghz for about 4 years, Gigabyte EP43-DS3L M/B, 16 GB RAM
    GTX650Ti video, 23" Samsung Syncmaster monitor @ 1920x1080
    120 GB SSD, 2x250GB HD, USB HD for...
  19. Thread: Explosion!

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    Re: Explosion!

    Unfortunately I have a sticky frozen sugar mess on the dash, headliner and windshield.
  20. Thread: Explosion!

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    Explosion!

    Note To Self: Do NOT leave an unopened can of Coke in the car overnight when the temperature is expected to drop to -25C (-13F).
  21. [ubuntu] Re: "Unable to mount Blank CD-R Disc, Location is already mounted"

    Yep. Ubuntu 16.10
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    Re: 20auto-upgrades ?

    I always thought there should be a "MAYBE" button on that particular window.
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Genealogyj won't install on Ubuntu 16.04

    Genealogyj doesn't seem to have been updated since 2010. might have something to do with it.
  24. Thread: Eyeglasses

    by echotech2
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    Eyeglasses

    Who decided that the best way to fasten eyeglasses together was with tiny screws that you can't see when you take the glasses off to tighten the screws? The screws also require a tiny screwdriver...
  25. Thread: Smoke Alarm

    by echotech2
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    Smoke Alarm

    Why does the "Low Battery" warning on my smoke alarm always start beeping in the middle of the night?
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