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Oh +Converse  High Tops, is there ANYTHING you can't do?  Hanging with the USN getting the job done.
151120-N-CN059-040. SANTA RITA, Guam (Nov. 20, 2015) Explosive ordnance disposal technicians, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5, conduct diving operations with Republic of Korea (ROK) Underwater Demolition Team and Sea, Air and Land Teams in the waters off Guam.
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I love how when I have a device that several dozen vendors used to sell, even +Microsoft themselves put a pci/ven on at some point!, there are no recent Windows drivers.   But it works out of the box on Linux.   (the ole' DEC tulip ethernet card)  More reasons not to use Windoze.
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Fan of  #Handbrake, the great video transcoding tool?  Just noticed they changed the name of the dvd css lib they scan for.  No longer does it look for libdvdcss.dll in windows.  It's now looking for the properly named libdvdcss-2.dll.   I used to wonder why they didn't look for the correct name, or even both.  Now they do. 

Not documented, of course!

But the addition of +Intel Quick Sync Video support makes up for it in the time I'll save over the next week transcoding kids DVDs for them.  Even on my old Sandy Bridge box it's 3x faster for similar quality settings.

Wasted the time building #libdvdcss 1.3.0 for windows with #MinGW.  I'll post it somewhere for all to use.
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Got clickjacked from visiting +SourceForge  tonight. It injected a +Mozilla Firefox  add-on silently. FAIL Mozilla!  #epicfail  
Kind of amusing though, as it was trying to load JavaScript to re-direct me to some horrible string of alphabet soup site off cloudfront.net but I run with JavaScript disabled.   It's really not safe out there.
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in the past I have formally filed a complaint with +SourceForge support on this kind of abuse, and they just acted like: oh, well, you get what you get; we cannot control our advertisers
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Somehow knocked my phone out of my coat pocket at lunch.  Then ran a couple of errands.   Was able to find it afterwards with  #Google_Device_Manager.  Nifty!  Great use of Location Services.

  But I cannot manage the device list without being a Business or Education  customer of Google Apps?  The rest of us will get an ever burgeoning list of devices.  Mine shows old phones, tablets, etc. meh.    This needs fixed.  I'm already showing 5 devices, 3 of which I no longer own.
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Just popped open a projector someone put in checked luggage that looks like they used it for soccer practice. Borrowed an inexpensive soldering iron from Yuri and repaired some broken off SMD (surface mount aka: ultra miniature) connectors. Felt like trying to thread a needle with a number 2 pencil. But it works!
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And.. I can't add photos after the fact? Seems someone took one and emailed it to me. :-/
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Sweet Mother of Mercy.  Why is the +HP  shopping web site so awful?  I have this problem with other HP websites too.  Always getting Front end/back end errors from it.  Worlds worst load balancer or proxy? Some kind of nasty bugs there.
Fix it HP! 
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It's rare for me to praise products in general, but I have found one that stands out. Most people probably would not even like this. My paternal grandfather (sadly departed) would maybe even finally found a sauce he wouldn't have whined needed more horseradish. +St. Elmo Steak House​ cocktail sauce is Awesome! It's listed as Very Spicy and it is! Thank you +Costco​!! Super tasty!
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Broken twice in 2 days. This was the first. Wow.
 
NEW Ski Long Jump World Record

1/4 Kilometer set by Peter Prevc
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I REALLY dislike when I waste a pile of time because a projects documentation stinks.   I shouldn't have to experiment to see WTF you've changed from version to version, or grab your source and wade through trying to work it out.   Yes I know Open Source software is the worst at this, but in this case it was ISV code. 
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Got to tour +Mardi Gras World​ last night. Totally cool.
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I noticed an elephant with a broken tusk.   Some of the heads were HUGE!!
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Samsung ARM chromebook1 users (xe3*) :
anyone know if there is a Transcend Jetdrive Lite fits the ARM model perfectly?  Seems the smallest one is too short. Had a friend loan me one. looks like the 330.   

Anyone else tried these?  The bottoms of them look odd as well.
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I used to live in Austin. Food seems very much like the funky fusion tex mex of the Chuy's in Austin. Service has been excellent and just good on my two recent visits. Rest room was clean but that was just the men's. We love their salsa and queso dip. Decor... Meh who cares?
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Super tasty. Papaya is my current favorite but sooo many flavors to try.
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Tasty wings at reasonable prices. Take or dine in at their small dining room. Worth the trip.
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best pies around
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