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Went sailing today with my family.  I don't get to do that too often as typically I just race.  It is nice that as my kids have grown, they are starting to like sailing.  Too much sailing as small kids turned them off to it. My mistake in not listening to my dad on how to get kids to like sailing.  I don't remember all the points but the main one was to make is special, a reward, and to always have them invite a friend along.  My kids are 30 and 33.  I have had the boat 26 years so they were 4 and 7 when I started taking them sailing.
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I got this random invite (below).  Sorry Irene, I am not the kind of man that will stand up for what she believes.

"I'm looking for real commitment, a honest man, a loyal man, A
man that would love me for me, and wouldn't want to change me. I'm
looking for a serious relationship to lead to marriage and love. A
man who can teach me new things,A man who will be able to make me
laugh when i'm sad.A man who cherishes family as i do, A man who
will stand up and fight for what she believes."
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Sory no sir
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Just finished version 3 of my RaceBox.  This one is metal.  I hope it will be less sensitive to the interference coming from the engine.  The on-off switch glows blue when the unit is on.  A nice tough.  The external antenna seems to help with the Bluetooth and WiFi signal strength.  I will test it on the boat tomorrow.
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Ever use MythTV? It is a wonderful program that records TV shows. I just spent the last 3 hours making a very minor change. You have to need a new hobby to use MythTV. Big problem was that there are two channel 7's. One is in SF and our antenna points to it. The other is in San Jose (I think) and we get breakup reception on it. It is channel 35 really. So when I scan, I find channel 7 (it is on real channel 7) and when the scan gets to 35 it overwrites channel 7 because they are both called virtual channel 7. Only channel 7 is on channel 7. Channel 9, for example, is on channel 30. They (FCC) did this to keep it from being confusing.
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++FIXED++  

HELP.  I am having trouble with contacts on my Android phone.

Google seems to have added 3,000 phone numbers from the 30,000 G+ followers to my phone list.  I have no interest in having these names on my any of my contacts list.  There is an option to not show them on my Contacts and in Gmail but no such option that I can find on the Phone.

Background.  I have three contacts lists.  Gmail, Contacts, and Phone.  Gmail and Contacts are the same but the phone has more numbers.

For example, I had 10 contacts in my Contact list starting with A but my Phone contacts list had 60.  I had the bright idea that I could export from my Contacts list, which was correct, to my Phone.  Now I have 200 contacts starting with A on my Phone.

All the Googling I have done has turned up instructions that don't work because I guess Android has changed since the article was written and the menu items in the article are not on my Nexus4.
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I use the star function on contacts on my phone to create a speed dial list of people I actually want to talk to on the phone... so I end up with a huge list of all the people from everywhere..and a small list of people I actually know.
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This is one strange bird
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Some big pecker he's got
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#birdpoker   Hummingbirds or Sunbirds curated by +Phil Armishaw 
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hello papy wheels
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And there is nothing they can do about it.
 
“Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.”

#LGBT   #LoveWins   #equality   #Alllovecounts  
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I hear isolated comment that may support this false idea.  Mostly given by the news media and out of context .  One of the more popular sheriffs in AZ is as gay as they come and always loved by the GOP and we all hope he has higher aspirations.  He just does a good job and asks for nothing special.  Stop drinking the Koolaid.
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Just finished version 3 of my RaceBox.  This one is metal.  I hope it will be less sensitive to the interference coming from the engine.  The on-off switch glows blue when the unit is on.  A nice tough.  The external antenna seems to help with the Bluetooth and WiFi signal strength.  I will test it on the boat tomorrow.
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+Richard Lycett It connects to the boat instruments in my case at TackTick system.  It corrects the instruments and talks to a race app called StartLine5 via Bluetooth.  It will also log all the data that it gets,  It also has a WiFi connection for downloading the log files.
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Someone posted a list of bullets from the Republican Platform from 1956.  I looked it up because it was hard to believe how reasonable it was compared to my impression of the party now.
Then I looked up the platform from 2012 and it was basically cut taxes, cut spending (on the poor), and a bunch of stuff that had been tried and doesn't work like trickle down economics.  What a shame.
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Omg!!! That's amazing!!!
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Why I hate Windows 7 in one picture.  Every god damn trivial thing I try to do takes an hour, but the computer is fast.

What am I supposed to do with this error message?
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Happens to me also.
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  • Retired
    Engineering Manager, 1971 - 1992
  • Stanford Telecom
    VP-GM, 1992 - 1999
  • Intel
    CNO-GM, 1999 - 2001
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I am a retired engineer and manager, a photographer, a sailor, the father of two wonderful kids, and husband of Gayle.  I attended Westwood (K-5),  Westland (5-6), Emerson JHS, University High, Santa Monica City Collage, and Stanford University (BS-EE and MS-EE).  I worked at Hewlett Packard (Engineering Manager) before Carlie ruined it, then Stanford Telecom (VP and GM)  before Val sold it, and Intel (Business Unit GM) , before I came to my senses and quit.  

My dual interests are photography and sailing.  Most of my public posts are photography so if you want to see my sailing posts, send me an email and I will put you in my sailing circle.  I maintain a sailing web site at http://L-36.com.
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Wife Gayle and two kids, Allen and Carrie
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  • Stanford University
    Electrical Engineeing, 1966 - 1971
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