Sunday, May 23 2021

STOP THE ANNOYING ADS!!!!! On your Amazon Echo Show

If you have Amazon Echo Shows and are fucking tired of the constant barrage of annoying ads and "you should check this out!" bullshit. Have a gander at this video!    

Friday, November 9 2018

Might be late...

Fortune Cookie: One of the regular foursome was sick, so a new member named George filled in. He was good and pleasant company so they asked him to join them again the following Sunday. "9:30 okay?" "Fine," George said, "but I may be a few minutes late." The following  […]

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Wednesday, October 17 2018

The Fifth

Fortune Cookie: THE LESSER-KNOWN PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES #18: FIFTH FIFTH is a precision mathematical language in which the data types refer to quantity. The data types range from CC, OUNCE, SHOT, and JIGGER to FIFTH (hence the name of the language), LITER, MAGNUM and BLOTTO. Commands refer to  […]

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Tuesday, September 25 2018

A Really Good and Needed P.S.A.

This needs to stop now! It is taking over the world! Watch the PSA  […]

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Saturday, August 25 2018

Plugin Test

Just testing a new plugin. But I do gotta say, this video holds true.   .

Friday, February 9 2018

KG5YFZ Checking in!

WoooHooooo! I got my Amateur Radio Callsign today! Kilo Gulf Five Yankee Foxtrot Zulu, KG5YFZ. Now I'm all official like and can transmit on the air! Now I just need to setup my accounts online for the various resources out there and get my On Air/Online presence going.

Saturday, February 3 2018

Milestone Achieved!

This morning I went down and took my Amatuer Radio Operators Exam. A 35 question test on FCC regualtions, radio operation, antenna theory, electronic components and theory, etc.You need to get at least 26 correct to pass. I missed 1 Question. So, yup, I passed my exam, 34 out of 35. That was about  […]

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Tuesday, December 19 2017

Cool Beans in a New World!


Nikki's Birthday is Thursday, I bought her a PlayStation 4 and a few days later I surprised her with a PlayStation VR. Virtual Reality, waaaaaay cool!!! Remember that old BattleZone game from the 80's where you looked though the "3D" goggles and shot at green wire frame tanks. Well I  […]

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Friday, December 15 2017

New Router


Upgraded my router today. Got an Asus RT-AC86U. So far I'm impressed. Configuration was simple. Features are nice and it appears to be pretty quick. Well at least as quick as my crappy internet service. Can't wait to upgrade that.   .

Tuesday, December 5 2017

More Speed!!


Received my Anker 3 Port USB 3.0 hub with Gigabit Ethernet today. Hooked it up to the Surface 3 so I can be wired to the network and replace the aging USB 2.0 hub for my USB Video drives. Everything should run much smoother now that it's on Gigabit Ethernet and USB 3.0.   So I rewired it! Insert Tim  […]

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Monday, December 4 2017

Gear S3 Goodies


Received my new wrist band and tempered glass for my Samsung Gear S3. Stainless steel link band, no more neoprene/silicone band. It was starting to make my wrist breakout. After years as a Meidc I've developed a sensitivity to such materials and latex. After prolonged contact I start to get a rash.  […]

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Sunday, December 3 2017

Housekeeping, Finally!

I'm finally getting around to scrubbing the MetaData off my movie files. All 1500 of them! After I'm done they should display nicely in Plex without much work. Next step is to get a mini-pc to use as a dedicated Plex server. Right now I repurposed my Surface 3. It works, but it could do better. Back  […]

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Friday, December 1 2017


The first of my Cyber-Monday purchases came in tonight! Woohoo! Perfect for my Surface 3 Tablet, phone, Samsung Tablet and a few other odds and ends. Now I'm just patiently waiting for the rest of the goodies.

Sunday, November 19 2017


Fortune Cookie: The Force is what holds everything together. It has its dark side, and it has its light side. It's sort of like cosmic duct tape. I could use some cosmic duct tape right now. Going absolutely batty trying to rebuild this Surface 3.

Saturday, November 18 2017

Dummy Techs

We had to replace our modem this week. Been using LTE for the past few days, slow but useable. Well, anyhoo, I get a knock (a soft tap really) at the door, A Spectrum tech is standing there asking if my service is working. So I go check it, nope not working. He comes in fiddles with some things,  […]

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Saturday, August 27 2016

'Puters Suck!

Pulled an all nighter again working on the DC websites and mail servers. F-ing Comcast blocks port 25 so I cant receive email for any of the domains. So I had to find a remote gateway to handle the receiving emails and forward them to port 587. what a pain in the ass. THANKS YOU FUCKING SPAMMERS!!  […]

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Saturday, June 25 2016

Movies, Movies, Movies!

I've added at least 200 some odd movies to our movie collection on the Plex Server. We now have around 1150 movies to choose from as well as 81 TV Series to choose from. So who needs cable! I just need to get another 4 Terabyte hard drive to split the series from the movies. I'm running out of disk  […]

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