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John Matthias
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I had two sympathetic pregnancies.  It's more the depression of watching your youth die as you jump on the neverending treadmill of parenthood. Actually, a treadmill would awesome for losing those pounds.
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I'm about to start using a Mac Pro, to work on a podcast no less.  An extended warranty seems like a no brainer on what is essentially a turn-key product with one manufacturer/parts supplier.  

As for the pixels, I recall something like that happening with certain display cards.  Cracked soldering I think, from heating/cooling expansion/contraction.  The (risky) solution was to put the card in a preheated oven at 200C (F?) for 15 seconds.  I haven't tried it.
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I know of many people, myself included, who had a terrible time in Paris because they had the 'wrong' accent.  If you go there, make sure you use a Parisian accent if you want good/any service.  

I have the bad habit of studying German and French at the same time.
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You clean it with ordinary tap water?!  ;-)  

If you can afford a big, expensive Mercedes, the price of gas is probably not an issue, - but the lack of awareness is disturbing and suggests, among other things, a pretty shallow world view.
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Love the concept.  Looks like it would be great for light audio work or animation rigging, to name a few things.  The real trick will be the software - how well it can adapt to different uses.  Does it auto-adapt to whatever application is being used, or is each control module a one-trick pony?  In Photoshop or drawing software, I can see using a slider (or knob) being used for brush sizes and opacity.  

It's a pretty high price point though.  The types of controls would also have to be expanded.  I'd like something like a jog shuttle, or a heavy, clicky volume dial, like on a good sound system, for large menu selections.  It would also be great if the little screen module updated to show information for whatever control was being used.
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Very much looking forward to the III (sigh), though having driven a friend's P85 for day, I think they're worth the money.  You're certainly treated like royalty with the excellent perks, the gorgeous fit and finish, and the highest standard of design and manufacturing I've seen in a car.  The X really intrigues me as well, though I don't know much about it beyond the gull-wing doors.
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I like the idea of its sturdy smallness, being able to slip into a pocket easily if you're not the constantly rechecking phone type.  In areas of near universal wi-fi coverage, it seems like a cheap way to stay in touch and up-to-date.
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I was a huge fan of AMD procesors - they always multitasked smoothly with fewer hiccups (rendering 3D in the background while doing other work in the foreground was no problem).  I switched to Intel because it seemed like AMD had hit a wall with development, but I honestly didn't see much of an improvement.  So, I'm curious what it's like in real world conditions - not gaming, but creative development: video editing, 3D applications, Photoshop?
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"Can you imagine a fat bastard doing this?!"  :-)   I'm surprised the seats don't move back (and the steering wheel forward) for entrance/exit.  Is that a roll bar on top?  I would have thought having larger wheels would make it more efficient rather than less (greater distance per rotation)?  It's an interesting but REALLY long video - you need to edit more.
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Awesome.  Love the chip-eating scene.
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Its images are radically better than what I have now - honestly thought the 2 looked as good as the S6, though different.  I like the intrigue being built around it the 2.  Curious about the GUI end of things as the 1+1 had that gorgeous modifiable interface.
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