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Long distance tech support... helping my grandmother set up email on her iPad.
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The First Imperial Walker, Plus Full Crew: A nice bit of Star Wars steampunkery. From http://www.totalleh.com/non/beta580_full.jpg
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Niice... you'll need to wear this to drive it though: http://www.geekalerts.com/steampunk-darth-vader-mask/
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So, my understanding is that the only posts that should show up in my main Stream are those created by people I've placed in a circle. Is that correct? If so, why do posts by people that are nto in a circle show up?

Note, some of these people used to be in a "Who Are You" circle, so I could occasionally check it out, but I got sick of that traffic crowding out the people I am interested in, so I deleted the circle.

Thoughts?
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Ahh, thanks for the link to the known issues JEssica and for the confirmation Michelle. Hopefully the kinks will be ironed out soon.
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This could make life easier.
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googleplusplus_default_circle

GooglePlusPlus Default Circle - extension / userscript for Google+ (aka Google Plus aka G+) which adds a star next to each circle stream name. The star can be clicked to set or unset one circle stream as your default. When a default is set, going to the Stream view (which is an aggregate of all your circles) you automatically get redirected to your default stream.

Install: http://go.wittman.org/ays9


Effectively, you can make one of your circles as the new everything you want to see by default based on one circle not all circles.

Fork it (github): https://github.com/wittman/googleplusplus_default_circle
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Home page for this and my other Google++ extensions at:
http://wittman.org/google-plus-extensions/
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FYI, now's the time to snag a short URL for your Google+ account before the next wave of users hit: http://gplus.to/ You can find me at http://gplus.to/alexjones
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Now that google.com has g.co, y'all going to redo all these?
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That's a surprising turn of events, though it's a good call.
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Sunday will be the last issue of the News of the World. Wow.
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This blog in the Telegraph (rabid Cameron supporters) suggests this is his Iraq War moment from which he'll never recover. http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/peteroborne/100095686/david-cameron-is-in-the-sewer-because-of-his-news-international-friends/
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t was 107 degrees in Austin today. So hot nobody had the energy to say how much better Austin was back when it was 112.
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I love this mixture of UGC with real-time(ish) visualization: 'The Debt Crisis: What Should Congress Do?' Opinion and level of passion are instantly visible at both an individual and aggregate level. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/07/29/us/politics/20110729-debt-matrix.html

Hat tip +Robert Quigley for the link.
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Agreed Erik. Though if this gets enough attention I expect there will be a rush to "correct" the issue from the other side.
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Kicked off the download of Lion. Hopefully by the time we're done running errands it'll be ready to install.

This is yet another example of how bandwidth caps/limits will strangle consumers if they do take hold at companies like AT&T and TimeWarner. The future is in bits, not atoms.
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hrrm, it just went from 8gigs to 17... I may be in for a long backup.
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So...is there a way to view the stream, while filtering out Circles that you don't want included in it?
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It doesn't seem to make sense that you can have an "acquaintences" a Family and Friends without being able to throttle how often you see a circle.
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The one, the only, Bodini:
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