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Alan Rait
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I have a folder on my Google Drive that has a LOT of Kindle books. In the individual book folders there are images of the book covers. Good so far. BUT unfortunately, Google + has picked up all the Images and included them in my photos! 

How can I remove the folder from the image selection process?
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Long time coming with this but you are right. There's a setting where you can include Drive photos. Deselected and all is good
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"Wait.. Let me help you cross the line." Here's a little push!!
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Result...a Brit wins Wimbledon.!!!!!!!
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How do I create a folder on my N7 desktop. Easily done my S3, just long press the screen and chose from the menu... 
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+Matzen Schiller Nova is based on apex, and paid functions on nova are free on apex
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"who quit smoking for vape". Does that mean swapping one dependency for another?

I don't mean to be critical, I tried that a while ago and other substitutes. What worked for me after a 40 year addiction was cold turkey.

First two days were hard as the nicotine left the body. After that it was just the habit to break.

Three years this Monday just past. But here's the thing, I still crave for a smoke every single day.
 
So if you do not know by now I quit smoking and started vaping. In doing so I joined communities, talked to a great number of people and started networking. 
This is my current favorite vape community. Why? Because it is nothing but people who vape, no companies, no spam. Do not get me wrong I love the vape deals community and I lurk it all the time but this group is the one I go to if I want to bounce ideas or questions off of other unbiased people who vape.
If you are looking for a small friendly community of people who quit smoking for vape, if you have questions, please feel free to find me there. It is one of my favorite places to hang out here and talk vape. I moved most of my vape discussions there as to not overwhelm my fans that are here for art not my new found vape love. 

Spam the place and we will rip you out of the community before you know what happened. 
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I quit it about 14 years ago, and feel great!!
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Hope someone can help with this for me. In the latest version of Drive I should be able to edit documents. But if I tap on a document I get the dialogue "Complete action with Document Viewer or Kingsoft"

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Thanks Hemant that makes sense! 
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So.....My Acer Aspire 5742 has been happily running Ubuntu from day one eighteen months ago. I've just acquired my son's 2009 MacBook Pro and LOVE it so have restored the Acer back to "out of the box" condition for another project. WHAT A NIGHTMARE!!!!!!!

Ubuntu loads up in what, 20 minutes to a fully useable and productive system with Apps.

Spent more than two hours last night feeding the four DVD rescue disks into the machine to find there was a MBR issue. Sorted that and then watched the machine "preparing for first use "and installing all the default bloat ware. Then had to install AVG and a genuine copy of Microsoft Office.  

What a mission! And oh I used a Linux based rescue disk to restore the MBR. Linux WINS again!!!
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That's the plan Jonathan. Will keep my eye on Linux as it becomes more dominant in all its guises...!
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Just putting W7 back on my Acer Aspire 5742 so it can be "passed on".

Into hour two now FFS. Ubuntu would install in about 20 minutes! Why do people put up with this..... 
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Just turned my Nexus 7 into a phone with BT SmartTalk.... 
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Go to the BT site for full details. I have made calls on the Nexus but have NOT received any, they seem to go straight to my mobile.

On receiving calls they were audible over the speaker and uses the in built microphone so no headset required.

And indeed, another long term MightyText user here. Excellent piece of SW! 
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Three years ago today I smoked my last cigar. No substitutes just cold turkey.

I have good days and bad days and still miss it. But won't smoke again. 
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That is great +Alan Rait! I use an ecig, and I do not miss the smell. Congratualitions for staying strong.
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  • Ellesmere Port County Grammar School
    1964 - 1971
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Worked in financial services all my life and since about the turn of the century have become a trainer. Those who can......
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Resident in the Saddleworth area to the north and east of Manchester in the UK.
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Quit smoking May 2010 after 40 years. Just cold turkey, no substitutes. May 2015, still clean no slip ups!
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Trainer with Key Retirement.
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Training, Coaching, Management, Sales.
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You're allowed two hours at the table and can eat all you want. Food excellent more than enough! Not recommended for vegetarians!
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Excellent. Been a customer since they opened in Uppermill. Both my sons visit as well. Highly recommend!
Public - 7 months ago
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This is the fourth week in the last six weeks that I've stayed here. It is an old fashioned hotel with masses of character. If you are looking for a concrete box type hotel then don't come here! Every room is different. The TVs run Freeview and I've never had any problems. The WiFi is probably the best I've come across in any hotel ever! The staff are great and make you feel instantly welcome. I work away from home a lot and I just want my stay to be painless and it always is. Fully recommended.
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A long term stay at the end of 2012. Great price negotiated for a three month stay and the staff were always helpful and friendly. 10 minute walk to the tube and the City only 45 minuites away
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Been several times over the last few years. Service has always been good and you food has been great. Would recommend to anyone!
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Known this place for more than forty years now and it does NOT disappoint. Great meal today on the balcony in the sun. Staff were great, efficient and friendly and our dog was allowed to be with us. Fully recommended.
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