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Race Vanderdecken
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Attended University of California, Irvine
Lives in Hendersonville, NC
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Look people this is a conversation area. Please don't repost a "Post This cause it will help others " crap cause reposting a repost is just annoying. 

Have the courtesy to at least attempt to join a conversation rather than just standing at my front door ringing the doorbell and shouting about how I need to be a better person by listening to you
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I want my posts to have some "deep thoughts" behind them :)
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A few problems here:
1. Oxygen does not really become a problem until above 16,000 feet which is why unpressurized planes stay below that.
2. What the F is wrong with airport security in San Jose that someone can be recorded climbing a fence and getting close enough to board a plane with nobody doing a damn thing about it.
#TSA   #stowaway   #cheapflights  
Authorities said it was a "miracle" that a 16-year-old boy from Santa Clara survived a flight from California to Hawaii in the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet.
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Does anyone working in a Meth Lab have Allergy Problems? 
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Would anyone care to explain the Pricing in a MiniBar? I am going with Gouging.

When your prices are more than 7-11 for a space that cost the Hotel Nothing, you are Gouging. How is it Hotels have no concept of Supply and Demand when it comes to pricing in the minibars.

It can't cost them more than it costs a vending machine route operator to buy the same goods but they are surprised when people just won't buy the stuff.

Here is a plan, make the prices reasonable so that you will actually sell more stuff and make money in volume.
You may not have those $10 Heinekens and $6 bags of M&M's to kick around anymore. Happy now?
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Oh yea... we do have way too many "convenient" stores now.
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Much of what is in the HBO version is not what is in the Books. I realize that a screenplay is a different art form than a book but I feel HBO is pandering with its changes.
Sunday night's episode of "Game of Thrones" was hard to watch even for George R.R. Martin. The author of the "A Song of Ice and Fire" books on which the hit HBO fantasy series is based took to the comments section of his blog Monday to distance himself from a controversial rape scene.
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It is a Public School funded by tax payers. You either put phrases from every Religion on those shirts or you put none.

To promote one religion over another is not allowed under our Constitution..

And for you over zealous bible thumpers would you be so happy if the Star of David or a portrait of Buddha was on the shirts?
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Yes, I think that they should just shut up and wrestle it out.
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The marketing of falses crisis is slowing down our efforts to accomplish real advancements. When everything is or becomes a crisis, well, eventually it becomes the norm.
#crisismanagement   #crisis   #banality   #changemanagement  
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Fear is a motivating factor.  People use fear to sell many things.
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Okay, but when is it over heating? A boot, at shutdown, during sleep, while typing, while watching movies?

Is it not being turned off before being stored? Is it waking up during storage in a briefcase?

When is it overheating might tell us what is causing the problem?
If you are one of the approximately 500 people in the U.S. using the Sony Vaio Fit 11A, you'll want to stop using that PC immediately. On Friday, the Japan-based electronics maker said the new Vaio convertible laptop was at risk of overheating and catching fire due to a faulty battery.  From Sony's announcement: Please immediately discontinue use, shut down and unplug the PC. We are currently identifying affected PCs by serial numbers and de...
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It seems like Sony doesn't want to take any chances of using those batteries even for booting up the PC.
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I wonder if she will start wearing a diaper.
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  • The Untrained Brain Co
    Futurist, 2002 - present
    Software Designer for OOD/OOP for functional languages, Technical Manager who builds teams and drives projects.
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It is my Nature to be a problem solver. I live to solve real problems. By problems I do not mean the trivial or faddish tricks such as a Rubik's Cub I mean problems such as what are We doing wrong. I am not here to be "Nice" to people. I am here to fix things. Yes, I can be pleasant though often the two are confused. Fixing a broken leg is not done by being nice; it is done by doing what needs to be done though you can be pleasant while the leg is set. My goal is to travel the World provide solutions to problems from fixing a desert water pump to the most troubling software bug. If you have an insolvable problem, or know of someone who needs help, then drop me line as I may have a solution you might not have thought about.  You might know me as... Gardening is for lazy people, we Terraform The  antiques dealer on eBay The grumpy playwright living in the mountains
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Third time we have been back to them and they delivered on time and on Budget. And I am not sure who washed the cars for them but wow he or she does a great job; even the Wheels looked new by the time they returned the keys. Good job everyone and thank you for fixing my car, again.
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I just had one of the 10 best meals of my life this week at Me & Mrs. G. We stopped in without reservation for the Queen's Jubilee dinner and they were full. As suggested we took a short walk and came back to be seated at a table with a clean white linen tablecloth. The Oxtail soup: perfection in homemade splendor. Silky broth with great beefy flavor and spices. While I forget which Wine was served I will say the Wine tasted like Wine and was perfect for the foods they serve. The Prawn Salad: To die for so much that I ordered a second just to make sure I was not dreaming. Mrs. G's dressing was flavor perfection for the perfectly cooked shrimp. The entire salad was just so amazing plated/arranged in that there was just the right amount of dressing, onions and greens to complete the delight. I was tempted to lick the plate clean. Caesar Salad: Again hand crafted so well it brought tears to my eyes while I was eating. Just the right amount of seasoning in the dressing over the greens and good croutons. Roast Beef with Yorkshire pudding: More than I could have hoped for. Silky gravy over fork tender Roast Beef with a Yorkshire Pudding as light as a good puff pasty. Bread Pudding Dessert: Heaven with a hint of Maple. Crispy on the edges with a creamy smooth feel on the tongue. Mrs G. is my new best friend in Hendersonville. (Best part? The meal is inexpensive and the portions are large.)
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Food: ExcellentDecor: Very goodService: Excellent
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We always order three to five appetizers each visit. The finish dinner with the Thai doughnuts!
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Drop in for a bite with four for dinner. The staff made room for us immediately. Appetizers arrived with in minutes, just after the beer and water. Excellent service all around. Main courses arrived hot, fresh and yummy. Large portions with plenty of sauces and good fresh rice for the table. I ordered the Tandori platter which arrived sizzling wth plenty on it. Fresh lemon, tomatoes and onions. Non? The flat bread was excellent and fresh made. Thank you for a wonderful fast and inexpensive meal.
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