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    In those days of manual card punches, I worked...

    In those days of manual card punches, I worked with three blind programmers (two completely blind, one with only peripheral vision). They had another small mechanical device for reading the...
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    The site should by now be available to Google. So...

    The site should by now be available to Google. So try a Google search

    Site:www.windowssecrets.com avg security
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    Al The old "Feedback to Admin" has been...

    Al

    The old "Feedback to Admin" has been renamed and moved to "Lounge Matters".

    It's a more logical place, and it fits with the intent of the old Lounge Matters forum- but it would have been...
  4. Thread: Hello

    by gwhitfield
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    A little further down south, it's not quite so...

    A little further down south, it's not quite so cold.

    Forecast 38C (89F) in Canberra, 43C (109F) in Melbourne.
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    I vote for twenty ten. On two grounds. 1....

    I vote for twenty ten. On two grounds.

    1. Consistency with the thousand years before 2000.

    2. Unwieldy dates as time goes on. If we had to say "one thousand nine hundred (and) ninety nine"...
  6. Some rebates in Australia allow you to take the...

    Some rebates in Australia allow you to take the receipt to a local post office, to collect the rebate on the spot.

    Nice when that happens.
  7. Thread: Smoking

    by gwhitfield
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    Sorry to have come into this thread so late. ...

    Sorry to have come into this thread so late.

    It took me at least 10 years before I stopped having those dreams.

    It's now about 21 years since I stopped.

    And when I did, I just decided that I...
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    Hans I have also come in very late. I have...

    Hans

    I have also come in very late.

    I have received huge value from all of your contributions. Not only from your technical expertise, but also from your humour. You have provided a valuable...
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    Which, if you're viewing from an iPhone, you...

    Which, if you're viewing from an iPhone, you can't install- Flash is not viewable. YouTube works OK though- so it would be helpful to also include a link as well as embedding.
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    I second that. It's perhaps even more...

    I second that.

    It's perhaps even more important now that the Lounge is being revealed to Google and the like.

    Not that I ever posted from work when I was in IT- but if I ever did, I would not...
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    And here was me thinking that the thread was...

    And here was me thinking that the thread was about Subway.
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    If the option was included in the Lounge view I...

    If the option was included in the Lounge view I would like the icon to be far removed from any other link.

    When browsing from a mobile device it was way to easy to hit the wring button. A...
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    I do prefer to see who last replied at one glance...

    I do prefer to see who last replied at one glance without having to hover over each post.

    Also when I'm browsing from a mobile device I can't hover.
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    When accessing the Lounge by iPhone I can't hover.

    When accessing the Lounge by iPhone I can't hover.
  15. Thread: Signed In?

    by gwhitfield
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    I did have to sign in today after the migration...

    I did have to sign in today after the migration took place. I haven't had to on this machine for a little while.

    When IPB3 was first implemented, I had to sign in multiple times a day.
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    I understand Santa is getting his flue shots,...

    I understand Santa is getting his flue shots, even as we speak.
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    MissW (#1) has been in England for some weeks now...

    MissW (#1) has been in England for some weeks now (Liverpool). Surviving on parents' contributions only.

    Interesting that England doesn't have a kidney bank, but it does have a liver pool.
  18. I've successfully used a txt file to control a...

    I've successfully used a txt file to control a whole swag of things from within Word VBA.

    Having said that, another approach I have used for a similar need is to use a "dir" function to iterate...
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    I am. A big improvement. Thank you.

    I am. A big improvement. Thank you.
  20. Even Eileen's original board showed the post to...

    Even Eileen's original board showed the post to which the reply was being made; subsequent versions of the board showed the whole thread.

    It would help so much to see previous posts- preferably...
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    The only time I've seen this done is when the web...

    The only time I've seen this done is when the web page itself provides a choice between a cut down and a full view.

    This arose once while testing an earlier release of IPB. The plainskin view was...
  22. ... which, when you click on the flag for the...

    ... which, when you click on the flag for the English translation, gives you a page which says "English translation not available".

    At least MrsW's mob has "www.takeabreak.com", if not...
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    Earlier I was browsing using a pc. The interface...

    Earlier I was browsing using a pc. The interface was different but usable.

    Now I'm using my iPhone to browse. It looks awful. It's a plainskin view- virtually text only, with no colours and with...
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    I had the same issue. What made it worse was that...

    I had the same issue. What made it worse was that a letter after an apostrophe was also changed to capitals.
  25. Thread: Testing

    by gwhitfield
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    We're baaaaack! There is still a "Testing"...

    We're baaaaack!

    There is still a "Testing" forum. It's just moved- up near the top of the topics list now.
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