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    January 17th, 2019, 12:23 AM
    Yes, that would be good. I have a copy of http://webpages.charter.net/zip4dos (copied Jan. 2016) but I can't provide a mirror myself. Anyone wanting...
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    January 16th, 2019, 01:06 AM
    senior is a 100 posts IIRC (but I may be wrong). In any case, the moderation part is not linked to senior level. It's much lower than that.
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    January 16th, 2019, 12:57 AM
    I have a copy of that URL. Which files do you need? -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 38377 Dec 29 2013 badpage.JPG -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 293197 Dec 29...
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    January 10th, 2019, 01:05 AM
    "Vanilla" forums: Yes, never go there. The UI works against the user all the time. It doesn't even have a functioning 'mark all as read'.
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    January 10th, 2019, 12:56 AM
    Tor replied to a thread "This GPS is a brick!" in Humor
    That reminds me of a trip to the US some years back. I and my colleague quickly renamed the 'Neverlost' to 'Hertz Everlost'. Even when it worked it...
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    January 9th, 2019, 06:30 AM
    Is the tape format documented somewhere? I looked around, but the only reference I could find was in the 18bit_extract.c file mentioned by anders_bzn
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    January 9th, 2019, 03:29 AM
    Tor replied to a thread "This GPS is a brick!" in Humor
    In Norway that would just make you end up in a residental area, often a dead-end one.. In Japan there are apparently no speed bumps. Picture:...
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    January 9th, 2019, 12:25 AM
    Tor replied to a thread "This GPS is a brick!" in Humor
    In one of the Dirk Gently books by Douglas Adams (more known for his HHTTG books) the protagonist navigates by following somebody who looks like he...
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    January 9th, 2019, 12:15 AM
    Tor replied to a thread Don't mess with the IT guys in Humor
    I sat in on a meeting with the IT department of a large company. The head explained that for web browsing they had two rules: 1) Only through a...
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    January 7th, 2019, 02:03 AM
    Yes. That seems to be the case. Particularly for user interfaces. Of course we don't all agree on what the wrong ways are, but one that I personally...
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    December 28th, 2018, 12:13 AM
    Tor replied to a thread Password hell in General Off Topic
    Yes, I knew about the dot. So user.name@ is the same as username@, but that +-thing seems very flexible in that the characters after the + are...
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    December 27th, 2018, 12:04 AM
    The initial fab costs get astronomical as you reduce the gate size. And for a CPU like the 65C02 it would be a complete waste - it would wait for...
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    December 26th, 2018, 11:52 PM
    Tor replied to a thread Password hell in General Off Topic
    That is something I didn't know! I'll definitely check it out. As for passwords - many just use the 'request new password' option every single...
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    December 26th, 2018, 11:47 PM
    Tor replied to a thread Instant Facebook Ads in General Off Topic
    The first thing I do with a new phone is to permanently turn off mobile data. I only use Internet when I'm on wifi, e.g. at home or at some specific...
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In the past I used to be an expert on Norsk Data 16- and 32-bit minicomputers
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