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Not quite sure this yummy salad was all that healthy... with all the extras on the plate ;)
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which also means you're not sure it was un-healthy. Good enough.
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I'd be interested in this too, for my limited downtime!
 
Can anyone recommend a RTS game for Android that doesn't rely on in-app purchases? I'm fed up of free + in-app purchases. I'm looking for something that I can play straight for an hour, rather than sitting and waiting for things to finish, and doesn't involve me being always connected to wifi. 
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Kevin was an amazing friend and dedicated gamer. He will be missed dearly and our show will never be the same. If you can donate at all please do and help our friend to an appropriate send off.
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Fantastic!

I spend a lot of time by the Grand Union Canal so was really pleased by this news: https://plus.google.com/u/1/+GoogleUK/posts/CabgD2ctmAM

I've linked Cosgrove locks a bit prettier than the starting link given by Google.
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Ooops :)
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So pretty out today. Blossom in the trees, wild flowers awake, bluebells on their way.
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Panic at the dungeon

I vaguely remember the who-ha, in the 80's about roleplaying, from the Christian circles I grew up in. It didn't stop my mother buying me the 2nd edition later on.

Interesting quote:
"The students who played D&D in the 1980s are now grown up into respectable careers."

I'd add that some are still playing!

Which reminds me, tonight I've got to save the universe from tyranny!
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Most religions in the world have indulged in an awful lot of those things at one time or another as well..
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Via a post in the, always high quality, Software Engineering community:
https://plus.google.com/communities/115709350143858469283

I'm always on the look out for good quality and vibrant software development related communities.  Here are a few more for the list.
 
Three communities which might be worth a look:

Software Craftsmanship:
https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/100619487046804278446

Software Testing:
https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/113791676149912683317

Software Programming and Development:
https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/102669296268369393998

(from an idea by +Chris Westcott to check responses to a cross-posted query by +Hasan Deniz )
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Getting frustrated, so going to bed....

I've never had working webcam for Hangouts since installing Arch Linux on my Sony Vaio Pro 13.  It's the only non-functional part of the system.

It appears to be the pixel format options that don't seem to get picked up by Google Talk's plugin.  guvcview works fine and I've a saved configuration with YUVY set up.
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The hardware does work, it is a configuration issue. I think the Google Talk plugin uses gstreamer, which makes use of V4L2. It's one of the links along the way that is problematic and using the wrong pixel format... I just need to find the time and have the motivation to look at it again.
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Beautiful day again!
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Stepped out of the back door, this morning, looking so lovely, to step back in and grab a jacket! The frost was pretty alongside the blossom but I really wasn't expecting fog on the ponds.
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Yeah was ice on cars here but turned into a cracker of a day
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  • Pinewood Solutions Ltd
    Director, 2013 - present
  • Jemmac Software Ltd
    Senior Software Engineer, 2006 - 2013
  • Cerulean
    Software Engineer, 2003 - 2006
  • Computair
    Software Developer, 2000 - 2003
  • BAE Systems
    Software Engineer, 2000 - 2000
  • BAE Systems
    Trainee Software Engineer, 1996 - 2000
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