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by qbawl
Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Computers & Internet
Topic: Windows 10
Replies: 472
Views: 38335

Re: Windows 10

17083? I'm running 1709 and I don't have that option the way you describe it. I have mine set to transmit minimal data and not send any Microsoft requests, but I can't disable this feature completely. I think 1709 and 17083 are different animals entirely. Specifically my understanding is that 1709 ...
by qbawl
Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: Winter Olympics - PyeongChang, South Korea, February 2018
Replies: 53
Views: 1314

Re: Winter Olympics - PyeongChang, South Korea, February 2018

Watching the Korean athletes march together, and the North & South Korean hockey players carry the torch together while their flags waved next to each other was very touching. For me, anyway. [blinks back tears] Top that, Pence and President My Button is Bigger than Yours! If you missed it, there w...
by qbawl
Fri Feb 02, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Re FBI's Independence
Replies: 474
Views: 12176

Re: Congressional Committees: Re FBI's Independence

Maybe there is a reason for all the bias. The IRS is biased against Conservatives! The Media is biased against Conservatives! Science is biased against Conservatives! The Courts are biased against Conservatives! Colleges and Public Schools are biased against Conservatives! The FBI is biased against ...
by qbawl
Thu Feb 01, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: SovCit Financial Frauds & Related Shenanigans (HATJ & RKB)
Replies: 2619
Views: 96281

Re: SovCit Financial Frauds & Related Shenanigans

I think Sheila would be wise to see a cardiologist rather than counting on the discomfort in her chest being a product of the woo expanding her heart.
by qbawl
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: "We haven't disappeared; We're just traveling."
Replies: 2767
Views: 124558

Re: "We haven't disappeared; We're just traveling."

So . . . We're tossing up a trip to Canada next year, partially to visit the family while avoiding the US (they'll come north to meet us), partially because we have one of those scratch-off world maps that we use to record family travel and we've never taken to the kids to Canada and Canada takes u...
by qbawl
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 22904
Views: 805923

Re: Hijack this thread

Volkonski wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:50 pm
Going in for cataract surgery first thing tomorrow morning. Looking forward to being able to drive at night again without all the halos. ;)
I was amazed at how much color I was no longer seeing until I had the surgery. I agree with Foggy "best surgery evah" Good luck!
by qbawl
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: US R&D: Global Ranking
Replies: 12
Views: 252

Re: US R&D: Global Ranking

I am oldish :geezertowel: . I, at least annually, visit 7 physicians (Texas primary care, cardiologist, podiatrist, urologist, ophthalmologist, gastroenterologist and Long Island primary care). Only one of them (Long Island) was born in this country. The rest are east or southern Asians by birth. W...
by qbawl
Mon Jan 29, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Computers & Internet
Topic: Windows 10
Replies: 472
Views: 38335

Re: Windows 10

Recently two of my desktop running Windows 10 came down with some kind of virus that infected Firefox Quantum. It hijacked My Yahoo, which is one of my home tabs, and threw up a big red warning page with a voice saying that my PC had been infected and to call some 855 number. I didn't of course. Fi...
by qbawl
Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Social Issues
Topic: Child brides and eager brides.
Replies: 62
Views: 1386

Re: Child brides and eager brides.

RoadScholar wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:22 pm
Heh. I wonder how Mormons would feel about ceremonies making their ancestors Pastafarians, wrapping them in the eternal embrace of the FSM’s noodly appendage.

Baptisms involve a collander.
Communion is always al dente.
by qbawl
Sun Jan 28, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: Judge Anna Von Strudel de la PopTart (von Reitz)
Replies: 893
Views: 58529

Re: Judge Anna Von Strudel de la PopTart (von Reitz)

voxpopuluxe wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2018 8:13 pm
I skimmed Her Judginess’s new book and my question is: did Mr. Anna decide he was the head of state and tell her or did she decide that he was the head of state and tell him?
Notice to Principal is notice to agent / Notice to agent is notice to principal. So it's all good.
by qbawl
Wed Jan 24, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: SovCit Financial Frauds & Related Shenanigans (HATJ & RKB)
Replies: 2619
Views: 96281

Re: SovCit Financial Frauds & Related Shenanigans

Sam the Centipede wrote:
Wed Jan 24, 2018 10:45 pm
Thanks JohnP! :thumbs: Much easier to read than to listen to, as you indicated.

To me, Bill T.'s stuff still reads like a sympathetic troll, trying to tease out the idiocy for all to see without getting zotted by the website's owner. A form of Socratic trolling?
:yeah:
by qbawl
Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Russia
Replies: 784
Views: 48559

Re: Russia

Trump comment on anyonw who so much as looks sideways at him; "Insult *(*£)&(*&£)(£&£(*(^$%&^£^$£^%£$£%£&^"^%$£^&$^&$&^%£$^&£$"*(^*!)(*"&£(*)&*^*&%&$£^(%**(&(^%^$%$£"£$%^&*(&^%$£%*&^%&*^%(*%*(%*&%$$&%$£&^%^&(&*)(*(*)(*&(*^&^*&^&$^&%$^£%"£"££!$£^&^%$*(_+_)(*&^£W$%^&$^*%$(&^%)*&_()(^*(&*%$&^£%%£"$!$£...
by qbawl
Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Teh Funny Stuffs
Topic: The Stupid - It Burns!
Replies: 695
Views: 46563

Re: The Stupid - It Burns!

RoadScholar wrote:
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:45 pm
It looks truncated. 8-)
:yeah:
I see what you did there.
by qbawl
Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 4113
Views: 147151

Re: Weather Alerts

It is 32F here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast. The forecast is for it to drop to 23F tonight. :o Houses here aren't built for that so lots of cracked water pipes around this area tomorrow morning. As if all the plumbers in this area weren't already overloaded with work. :( Our new plastic water pipe...
by qbawl
Fri Dec 22, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: Computers & Internet
Topic: Apple MacOS and iOS
Replies: 13
Views: 407

Re: Apple MacOS and iOS

RTH10260 wrote:
Fri Dec 22, 2017 11:30 am
According to my Swiss source NZZ there is already a claim pending in court as United States District Court Central District of California 2:17-cv-09138
It's Apple, there will be lawsuits!
by qbawl
Fri Dec 22, 2017 8:25 am
Forum: Computers & Internet
Topic: Apple MacOS and iOS
Replies: 13
Views: 407

Re: Apple MacOS and iOS

Apple reduces speed of iPhones as batteries wear out, report suggests New data supports claims that iPhone 6S performance is poor until old battery is replaced, sparking fresh speculation that Apple intentionally slows down phones Tue 19 Dec ‘17 14.00 GMT Last modified on Tue 19 Dec ‘17 15.06 GMT A...
by qbawl
Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Disgrace that is Harvey Weinstein -- and Other Sexual Predators
Replies: 479
Views: 13748

Re: The Disgrace that is Harvey Weinstein -- and Other Sexual Predators

I watched this earlier. This is a very powerful statement. Haven't watched this myself yet, but its a CNN interview by Ex-Fox contributor Tamara Holder on how she was treated by FOX News Fox News will sue me for speaking out today Former Fox News contributor Tamara Holder says the abusive behavior a...
by qbawl
Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Who's going to be the NEXT one under the bus?
Replies: 1335
Views: 44736

Re: Who's going to be the NEXT one under the bus?

Good God. Even I know what a motion in limine is and I am far from a credentialed lawyer. :yeah: :yeah: Exactly, but to be fair I wouldn't have known the meaning before I started reading TFB. Seeing that guy's performance and his manifest lack of knowledge regarding the bench and procedures it seem...
by qbawl
Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: wow, what a year
Replies: 9
Views: 318

Re: wow, what a year

My knees need replaced, my hands are slowly failing to work correctly. My eyes are failing and I can't walk very far. But I'm alive and happy, so I got that going for me. My grandpa's answer in his later years to the question "How are you?" "Still kickin'; Not too high." Having reached that age mys...
by qbawl
Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Don't You Think He Looks Tired?
Replies: 87
Views: 2673

Re: Don't You Think He Looks Tired?

Trevor Noah suggested on The Daily Show last night that it might be dentures slipping. I don't know if that's a good explanation when you combine it with the sloppy signature and the fact that he seemed to be holding on tightly to the podium. He looked distressed more than would be occasioned by a ...
by qbawl
Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: Israel
Replies: 410
Views: 23135

Re: Israel

The Evangelicals want to usher in the Second Coming. According to Revelation, that will only happen once there's been a butt-load of unrest and war in the Middle East. Hence, anything that creates tension is good for their apocalyptic dreams. What, you thought Evangelicals actually gave a crap abou...
by qbawl
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Jared and Ivanka Kushner
Replies: 764
Views: 36521

Re: Jared and Ivanka Kushner

It's "peek"-a-boo, and what sort of moron has little kids and white furniture? The kind that doesn't let the kids on the furniture, or simply throws it away and replaces it once it gets "dirty" I used to do the same thing when the ash tray filled up on my car. Luckily I quit smoking in the mid 70's...
by qbawl
Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: College choices
Replies: 133
Views: 10242

Re: College choices

Sugar Magnolia wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:45 pm
Skip Intro wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:11 pm
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He thinks the ACLU is a college?

Maybe he's just dyslexic.
A college that only produces Knee surgeons.
by qbawl
Tue Nov 28, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: Gavin Seim
Replies: 2363
Views: 120535

Re: Gavin Seim

Kendra wrote:
Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:37 am
How could anyone give credibility to Gav as an expert on life and the economy in a country that he has been in now for less than a month when he thinks pizza is the only thing thing you can have delivered in the US?
by qbawl
Mon Nov 27, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: This is now officially a banana republic
Replies: 25
Views: 813

Re: This is now officially a banana republic

Sterngard Friegen wrote:
Mon Nov 27, 2017 7:14 pm
It was official on November 9, 2016.
:yeah:

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