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I bought my 6210MC in September 2014 and while I am reasonably pleased with it, there are a few niggles over the design and operation.

Firstly, as you pointed out in your review, it's hard to open the camera when it's strapped to a tree, as the flap won't open wide enough. Makes it very hard to try and line the camera up so that it points at the right target area.

Secondly, the camera does not always trigger. Ours has gone off outside of the timer settings, and also we have had nights where it hasn't gone off at all, despite all the food in front of it having been eaten. I seem to have found a solution for this, which is to power the camera into test mode, then after a few seconds power it off and then into normal operating mode. So far a week into doing this it's gone off every night without fail.

My biggest gripe though is a serious design flaw, the power plug being located too close to the tripod mount. I usually mount my camera on a clip with a tripod attachment, perfect for attaching to a window ledge, but I have just bought the Acorn solar charger and the power plug will not fit if the camera is on a tripod. This is a real inconvenience, since strapping the camera to something is not always the best way. I think I need to design some type of cradle for the camera so I can mount it differently and still retain access to the bottom flap and external power socket.
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It's about time I got a GPS for my car, how about you?
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Snowing heavily in Manhattan right now...
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All in a good cause. Help keep this unique aircraft flying.
To preserve and protect Avro Vulcan G-VLCN (XH558),to display the aircraft at public events and to conserve her as a heritage asset. To educate the public, specifically engineers and aviators, of her provenance: historical and social context: design technologies; operational and maintenance processes and procedures, for the benefit of British Heritage, historical and technical knowledge and conservation. To assist in the conservation to full work...
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A fox gets a real surprise when feeding in our back garden.
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Very true. Shows that even foxy ladies know how to give a guy the cold shoulder.
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My cousin's daughter... and her horse of course...
A year ago a racehorse trainer feared she would lose one of her horses after he suffered a life-threatening injury during a race at Wincanton. But the horse, called Monkerty Tunkerty, has battled back to health and winning ways, triumphing in the Somerset National last month.
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I do believe Facebook just went down! All was ok then the site is unavailable, but all other sites I try are ok.

Ahah....  The site has now gone from not loading to...

Sorry, something went wrong.
We're working on it and we'll get it fixed as soon as we can.

Not often you see that on Facebook...
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Congratulations CF1 for being awarded BBC Choir Of The Year 2014.
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Senior Analyst/Programmer, Web Designer and Freelance Writer
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Poole, UK - Auckland, NZ - South Bend, IN - Hollywood, FL
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I write about things I love as well as things I disapprove of.
Introduction

Tony Payne is a freelance writer who lives on the South Coast of England with his wife Debbie.

He has worked in the IT Industry all his life, and has been writing on various sites for the last 10 years.

Tony has traveled extensively, both for business and leisure, and has lived in New Zealand and the USA as well as his native England.

He enjoys writing about many different topics, often writing about something that grabs him impulsively at the time.  Ancient History and Humor are just two diverse topics that he has a passion for, and he also likes to write about his travel experiences and to share his love of photography.

Tony would love to write a book one day, but so far the closest that he has come to finding a topic is an autobiography.  He is not confident that there is a large enough audience for a 12 volume book entitled "I Only Wanted A Simple Life".

You can find links to the sites where Tony is actively writing at Poddys Rambles On.

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I spent 15 years in the USA and now have dual American/British Citizenship. I returned to the UK in 2009.
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  • Poole Grammar School
    1967 - 1973
  • Coventry University
    Computer Science, 1973 - 1977
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How to Download and Save Skype Video Messages
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Save Skype video messages with the the help of this tutorial! We'll show you how to keep your important video messages received over Skype.

The Thomas Hardy Family Mystery
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There is a story in our family that we have a connection to the author Thomas Hardy and this is the story of my attempts to piece together t

My car always comes out clean, especially the wheels which I struggle to get clean myself. Staff are friendly and work hard to get those stubborn marks off. I definitely recommend Dida.
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