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I am reluctant to post this because everyone may run to the same side of the airplane at once. But I've changed my links in the LVUG from JLog to Dropbox and that may confuse some people.

After nearly ten years, my website is now closed. For anyone still interested, the entire content has been archived in Dropbox as MHT pages and linked from https://jlbeeken.blogspot.com. MHT is simply a form of HTML but you may have to set your browser to open them by default. Otherwise they'll look like a stream of goobledygook.

It's a simple process. Download a page to your computer. Right-click and click Open With ... then choose Chrome. This should set it for all time. For Firefox you'll have to install the unMHT plugin first.

Dropbox will throw up a 'sign up' box as an obstacle for you but you do not need a Dropbox account to download a page.

Although JLog is presently re-directing traffic, the day will come when the old links are going to 1) hit a wall of ads or 2) land on the site of someone else who's bought the domain when my site comes down.

You may want to get ahead of this by changing your links where you can. Go to https://jlbeeken.blogspot.com, find the page in Dropbox, get the URL from the address bar and use Bitly (https://bitly.com/) to shorten it.
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I'm trying to see the upside of no trees. When the clouds go away I can lie on my deck and get sunburned.
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Only two trees left to decimate and we'll be living in a desert.
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I am recovering from 8 hours of listening to a chain-saw. Neighbours complaining that leaves from OUR maple trees are blowing into THEIR yards. Management company orders the trees to come down. The wild and uncontrollable MUST be controlled. This is how paradise gets paved over.
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How does a person get so disconnected that when they look at a tree they think, I HATE those leaves; they're BOTHERING me
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What's the point of Legacy Search having a time limit to it? Sometimes I pause, and only for a few seconds, and the search starts again at the top of the search list.
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hmm I use version 8 - perhaps that was a glitch they fixed (would be nice to include the fix in 7.5).
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I've been hoping forever to be able to use drag&drop in the individual Address windows. It doesn't work there (v.7) but it does work in other places, like Notes and Source Detail. For your added comfort and convenience.
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Here's an idiot question: What do you call the United States before it was called the United States in your Master Location List?
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You may want to at least say whose colony it was to help you find records in the future. Not all of the colonial records are in the US.
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I've watched 55 episodes of "Dogs With Jobs". Only 10 to go.
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My favorite thing to do with computers is to see how lazy they can allow me to be. Having a 'daily' bookmarks folder frees up another section of my brain from having to think.
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I do pretty much the same thing but I have Chrome set to automatically open my sites when it starts. One less click while the coffee perks.
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The chain-saw is back for another day buzzing our windbreak into sawdust. Where once was a large tree embracing the living room and office is now a great gaping hole. As close to prairie sky as you can get in the mountains.

The squirrels have obviously left the area.
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This is what I get when I search for MRINs (User IDs) between 5000 and 5999. There's only one (5562) that is an accurate result, but if I change the number it swaps with another one. And if I change that one it swaps back again and so on in an endless loop. Obviously, everything else is irrelevant to my query.

Is it just me, or would someone else like to try a similar search?
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What I've now noticed about this result is that Legacy has a problem with MRINs for multiple marriages being too far apart. When I change the numbering the problem goes away.

For instance, 24188/1450 still shows up in a search for 5000-5999. The other numbers don't anymore because I've changed them.
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