MarkDaSpark


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polarbear22 wrote:Very proud. A little uncomfortable with the foriegn country. But we think we can all understand the language.

Her PhD will be in Psychology, working in animal behavior.

Apparently the interview was at noon, over the Internet. And got an e-mail accepting her about 1:00. Nice quick decision.

Methinks my wine budget will take a hit. She's planning on loans, but at a minimum, we will need UK travel funds.




Think again ....

Loo = Bathroom/Toilet

Bathroom = Shower/Bath (rarely a toilet)

Ground Floor = 1st Floor

1st Floor = 2nd Floor

Lift = Elevator

Loft = Attic

Telly = TV

Bonnet = Car's hood

Boot = Car's trunk

Bob's your uncle = and that's it!



Edit:


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cortot20 wrote:What do I winz?



Zip, zilch, zero, nada .... since I called it in last week's pub. After you thought it would be last week.


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nematic wrote:It was good to see so many old guard and new face wooters after being out of the loop for many years. I hear that there is a RPM tour planned for this summer. It must be much more pricy than the first, for I see that there is financing offered. Financing, you say? well, while doing the sonoma walk of shame this weekend, I stumbled across this.



Good to see you too! You still help out at Fox Run sometimes?


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nematic wrote:I hear that there is a RPM tour planned for this summer. It must be much more pricy than the first, for I see that there is financing offered. Financing, you say? well, while doing the sonoma walk of shame this weekend, I stumbled across this.



That's hilarious.....but yes, I'm sure we could all use some financing.

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cortot20 wrote:What do I winz?



u get to buy us all a bottle of wine!!! Ha ha ha

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MarkDaSpark wrote:Zip, zilch, zero, nada .... since I called it in last week's pub. After you thought it would be last week.



Technically there was one last week too!

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rjquillin wrote:But could you make a 'day' of it, out and back, in a boat? That's what made me think air...



Yup, got a steal on the Flyer (boat) for $5 round trip. I used to live part time on the island so making a day of it works pretty well when you can borrow a golf cart and catch up with the locals.

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cortot20 wrote:Technically there was one last week too!



Yes, but that was a Wine only Woot-Off, which neither of us called.


And you called for it to happen on that Tuesday, and the Wine WO didn't happen until Friday.


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Doesn't it seem like a really, really slow woot-off?


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MarkDaSpark wrote:Doesn't it seem like a really, really slow woot-off?



yup...

otolith


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MarkDaSpark wrote:Doesn't it seem like a really, really slow woot-off?



yyyyeeeeeesssssss.....

Hoping to catch a reappearance of the Tony Hawk Skateboard on kids.woot.

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nematic wrote:It was good to see so many old guard and new face wooters after being out of the loop for many years. I hear that there is a RPM tour planned for this summer. It must be much more pricy than the first, for I see that there is financing offered. Financing, you say? well, while doing the sonoma walk of shame this weekend, I stumbled across this.



Nice to meet you also! You should join in for the Tour

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There's wine glasses (from Metrokane, the Rabbit people) over in regular woot right now.

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iByron wrote:There's wine glasses (from Metrokane, the Rabbit people) over in regular woot right now.

iByron


Home woot, actually! I think they were $15 the last time(s) around, so a nice deal. I'm tempted - we're down to 2 "everyday" glasses right now.

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MarkDaSpark wrote:Good to see you too! You still help out at Fox Run sometimes?



sadly, no. I try to get up there for a day every few months, but its too long a drive from boston to make it a regular event. But if anyone from the w.woot is heading that way, I can always try to make special arrangements.

mommadeb1


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do we think this is going to be a 1 day or 2 day woot off?

bhodilee


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Doc SKATEBOARDS

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bhodilee wrote:Doc SKATEBOARDS



Thanks!

Here's hoping to one of each...one kid likes the skull, the other, the dragon.

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/Rant......

So, it was time for a new computer. I bought all the parts and put it together. Besides not being able to figure out how to set up the RAID 1, I'm happy with it...

I bought a different wireless N router a couple years ago, and decided, well, might as well set that up too. We could use the greater range and better connection speeds, as there are some areas of our house with a pretty weak signal.

The MacBook air finds the new router just fine, same with MY iPhone. My wife's iPhone--Nope, won't work. My kids' nintendo DSi, nope, won't work. My wife's work computer, nope, won't work. Wakko Talks Faboo!! I don't know why my crap would work, but everyone else's, NOPE! I don't get it. So, I woke up this am to SWMBO squaking at me (at 5:30 in the am so I could go out and shovel, no less), only for it to continue when I got home today. Yes, honey, I really, purposely, made it so only my crap works, and the rest doesn't, because I really enjoy getting squawked at.

So, we are now back to our old wireless network. Seems to work fine. I have no idea why the new router would only work with my crap, and no one elses'...

GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR....

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sanity


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change of plans, move along

bhodilee


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otolith wrote:/Rant......

So, it was time for a new computer. I bought all the parts and put it together. Besides not being able to figure out how to set up the RAID 1, I'm happy with it...

I bought a different wireless N router a couple years ago, and decided, well, might as well set that up too. We could use the greater range and better connection speeds, as there are some areas of our house with a pretty weak signal.

The MacBook air finds the new router just fine, same with MY iPhone. My wife's iPhone--Nope, won't work. My kids' nintendo DSi, nope, won't work. My wife's work computer, nope, won't work. Wakko Talks Faboo!! I don't know why my crap would work, but everyone else's, NOPE! I don't get it. So, I woke up this am to SWMBO squaking at me (at 5:30 in the am so I could go out and shovel, no less), only for it to continue when I got home today. Yes, honey, I really, purposely, made it so only my crap works, and the rest doesn't, because I really enjoy getting squawked at.

So, we are now back to our old wireless network. Seems to work fine. I have no idea why the new router would only work with my crap, and no one elses'...

GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR....



when did you add your stuff? Before or after you locked it down? Did you hide your network name then try to add stuff? That causes problems for me sometimes. What encryption method are you using? Make sure the dsi can handle it. Wifes iphone the same one as yours or an older one?

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bhodilee wrote:when did you add your stuff? Before or after you locked it down? Did you hide your network name then try to add stuff? That causes problems for me sometimes. What encryption method are you using? Make sure the dsi can handle it. Wifes iphone the same one as yours or an older one?



Same goddam phone as mine.

DSi(s) see it, just don't connect. I locked it down before adding things...My phone and the macbook found it and logged in just fine. Nothing else would log in and work. Will maybe work on it this weekend. I need something to do that's somewhat manly, as my wife is hosting a bridal shower...

edit, working on a network doesn't seem too manly...will have to do something better than that this weekend.

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mommadeb1 wrote:do we think this is going to be a 1 day or 2 day woot off?



I was thinking that we may never have 1-day woot-offs again, at least on juvie woot.

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otolith wrote:Same goddam phone as mine.

DSi(s) see it, just don't connect. I locked it down before adding things...My phone and the macbook found it and logged in just fine. Nothing else would log in and work. Will maybe work on it this weekend. I need something to do that's somewhat manly, as my wife is hosting a bridal shower...

edit, working on a network doesn't seem too manly...will have to do something better than that this weekend.




Ah, but is it truly the same phone? You might want to check to see if she has the same updates on it.

Other possibility is that the DS's and laptop might not have N capability. Or the right encryption set.


Someone has to put WD's kids thru college, but why does it have to be me!
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sanity wrote:change of plans, move along



And I was just going to respond.


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MarkDaSpark wrote:Ah, but is it truly the same phone? You might want to check to see if she has the same updates on it.

Other possibility is that the DS's and laptop might not have N capability. Or the right encryption set.



encryption is my guess. I'm sure the router sends in g also. Not sure if the iphone is n. Maybe?

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All things computer-ish, particularly those involving routers, are inherently mysterious and evil. To me, anyway.

My mom is coming in on Friday, yay! I haven't seen her since Dad's funeral.

In other news, my crazy cat has licked the fur off a spot on her belly. She was wearing a pheromone collar so I took that off, hoping that will help. If not, off to the vet she goes.

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woah, another woot-off!?

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sukeiasa wrote:woah, another woot-off!?



you're about a day late to the woot-off party

I saw HitAnyKey42 on wine.woot! and clicked "I want one!"

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sanity wrote:I was thinking that we may never have 1-day woot-offs again, at least on juvie woot.



I was hoping single day.... seeing how things are moving soooo slowly..... I am trying to be good.... between all the $ the kids need for school trips ....and bottling in couple of months........

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cheron98 wrote:you're about a day late to the woot-off party



Should have asked someone to buy the BuckyBalls if they showed up when I was asleep. I gave some pink ones to my niece for Xmas, and silver ones to the boys (all over 21, including my son) and they loved to play with them.

Ah well.


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Happy Birthday!!to Tenuki








Happy Birthday to tenuki!!!













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MarkDaSpark wrote:Happy Birthday!!to Tenuki



Thanks! Funny, started the day waking up from a dream where I was in my underwear outside the casino and trying to figure out how to get back to my room, and thinking it's not my day.

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tenuki wrote:Thanks! Funny, started the day waking up from a dream where I was in my underwear outside the casino and trying to figure out how to get back to my room, and thinking it's not my day.



You've seen too many commercials for Caesar's. You DO know that it leads to you having a fabulous day of swimming, finding a new suit, meeting a beautiful lady, taking her to dinner and then back to your room, only to discover you still don't have your key, right?

I saw HitAnyKey42 on wine.woot! and clicked "I want one!"

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Happy birthday tenuki!

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otolith wrote:/Rant......

Router trouble



Another possibility is that you are broadcasting on a frequency that only some of your devices actually work on. There are still many wireless devices that only operate on the 2.4 GHz band (802.11b/g/n) and not on the 5.4 GHz band (802.11a/n). Since n operates on either/both you should check your router to ensure that it's transmitting on 2.4 GHz or (if you got a super-fun router) concurrent dual-band.

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klezman wrote:Another possibility is that you are broadcasting on a frequency that only some of your devices actually work on. There are still many wireless devices that only operate on the 2.4 GHz band (802.11b/g/n) and not on the 5.4 GHz band (802.11a/n). Since n operates on either/both you should check your router to ensure that it's transmitting on 2.4 GHz or (if you got a super-fun router) concurrent dual-band.



by jove I think he's got it!

Seriously, that makes a ton of sense. I like mine because it broadcasts two bands on 2.4 and two bands on 5.4. I gots lots of networks. Also, you will only get whatever speed your slowest connected device can handle, hence the DSI and phones are on the 2.4 band and the laptop and tablets are on the 5.4 band.

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tenuki wrote:Thanks! Funny, started the day waking up from a dream where I was in my underwear outside the casino and trying to figure out how to get back to my room, and thinking it's not my day.



That's a trip I don't want to miss!

Happy birthday, tenuki! Sorry I missed you this weekend. We should do Morimoto's (or something) again soon.

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Happy Birthday Tenuki!!

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