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Error -50 when trying to write to an HFS+ Journaled file system
First, credit where credit is due.  The answer came from https://discussions.apple.com/ One of my Seagate drives suddenly started acting really weird.  It wouldn't let me delete files from it, copy new files on to it, etc.  Copying files off the drive seeme...

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iTunes Rants
Dear Apple, when people tell you that iTunes is a piece of crap, this is what they mean. I'm sure one of those numbers is correct ...

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iTunes Rants
Dear Apple, when people tell you that iTunes is a piece of crap, this is what they mean. I'm sure one of those numbers is correct ...

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Useful Mac Hacks
If it gets in here, it has to be pretty useful.  I didn't work it out, I'm just trying to hold on to it for posterity.  Always look to the original link for details. Add a "recent apps" icon to the dock. defaults write com.apple.dock persistent-others -arra...

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16 blocks making up circular patterns
Here's another that I must have gotten years ago, and I've lost the instructions.  The sticker on the only remaining part of the packaging says "Attempt to arrange the tiles so that different colours never touch!". That seems too easy - here are two solutio...

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The Plexi (iamondhex) solution
Since I'm recording the nice way to put the puzzles away, here is the pretty solution to the Plexi puzzle (which is a licensed version of Kadon's Iamond Hex ).

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The Pentomino Square Solution
I keep having to rediscover the solution to the pentomino square puzzle that's so hard to put away nicely otherwise, so here it is.

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Google Calendar not syncing to Nana's Nexus 7
For some reason, Google Calendar on Mum's Nexus 7 has a long-standing bug where it spontaneously forgets how to sync her calendar data.  Since I'm on the other side of the country, and I don't use Android at all these days, here are the notes on how to fix ...

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Sand Sculpture 2013
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