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Forum: Foo
06-27-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 361
Posted By TejanoTrackie

So, today, which just happens to be my birthday,...

So, today, which just happens to be my birthday, I received an e-letter from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Unclaimed Property Division stating that my claim has been approved, and that I...
Forum: Foo
06-25-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,531
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Cow farts.

Cow farts.
06-25-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Back in the day, men wore suits when they rode...

Back in the day, men wore suits when they rode bicycles. I used to commute to work on a Schwinn 3-speed wearing a full suit and dress shoes, but the ride was just 3 miles long on flat roads, so I...
Forum: Foo
06-24-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 602
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I'm a bit confused on this one. I've never seen a...

I'm a bit confused on this one. I've never seen a corded electric chainsaw with a GFCI. The only corded electric tool I've ever seen with a GFCI is a pressure washer, where its purpose is to protect...
Forum: Foo
06-24-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 361
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Actually, the agents at both the NTTA and the...

Actually, the agents at both the NTTA and the Texas Comptroller's Office answered the phones immediately and were very polite and helpful, although the NTTA robot made me jump through a lot of hoops...
Forum: Foo
06-24-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 361
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Or worse, increases my MAGI (Modified Adjusted...

Or worse, increases my MAGI (Modified Adjusted Gross Income) enough to place me in the next higher Medicare premium range.
Forum: Foo
06-23-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 361
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I spent half a day trying to get $32.88 back from the state of Texas

So, here's what happened. Here in the DFW area there are a lot of toll roads that use TollTag transponders instead of toll booths. You set up an online account where a cash balance is maintained via...
Forum: Foo
06-20-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,531
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Meh, my HVAC dude has one of these. 702 HP and 10...

Meh, my HVAC dude has one of these. 702 HP and 10 MPG, baby !

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Forum: Foo
06-19-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 756
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I'll bet you still have a rotary dial telephone...

I'll bet you still have a rotary dial telephone as well.
Forum: Foo
06-19-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 756
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Well, it affects any computer, laptop or desktop...

Well, it affects any computer, laptop or desktop with Windows 11 that has encrypted the TPM, which is separate from the hard or solid disk drive. You can re-format the hard drive, but you won't be...
Forum: Foo
06-19-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 756
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Microsoft loves you.

Microsoft loves you.
Forum: Foo
06-19-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 756
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Windows 11 must be stopped

https://youtu.be/LcafzHL8iBQ
Forum: Foo
06-15-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By TejanoTrackie

So, it's simply being replaced by Microsoft Edge,...

So, it's simply being replaced by Microsoft Edge, which continues to advertise via Bing. Every few weeks, Windows 10 tries to get me to switch from my preferred browser to Edge, which of course I...
Forum: Foo
06-07-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,531
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I buy about 40 gallons of premium unleaded...

I buy about 40 gallons of premium unleaded gasoline per year for my hybrid car that mostly sits idle in my driveway. So, instead of spending $100 per year on gas, I'm spending $200. Oh, and all my...
Forum: Foo
06-02-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,531
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Gas prices ? What gas prices ? ...

Gas prices ? What gas prices ?

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05-31-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Latest VISP setup: ...

Latest VISP setup:

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Forum: Foo
05-20-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 380
Posted By TejanoTrackie

http://cdn.statcdn.com/Infographic/images/normal/2...

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Forum: Foo
05-19-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 380
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Why do you even have a landline ?

Why do you even have a landline ?
Forum: Foo
05-16-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Of course you don't, but many people do and these...

Of course you don't, but many people do and these spam emails are sent to large stolen mailing lists, so odds are there are plenty of recipients who do have a particular account. So, I don't have a...
Forum: Foo
05-16-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 965
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Well, Apple has removed the iPod from their Apple...

Well, Apple has removed the iPod from their Apple Store. They had previously stated that they would be available as long as any stock remained, but it only took two weeks for everything to sell out....
Forum: Foo
05-15-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I just got an email from Amαzσn.cσm

So, I just got an email from "Amαzσn.cσm" stating that my account has been disabled and I need to log in immediately to rectify the problem. Of course, this is a simple phishing email, which was sent...
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 965
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Yeah, I just threw out all my old landline phone...

Yeah, I just threw out all my old landline phone stuff. I have three old CRT monitors I'm no longer using that I should throw out as well.
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,592
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Again, not the same situation. If you merge with...

Again, not the same situation. If you merge with a vehicle it means you are forcing them drive behind you rather along side you in the same lane. This is what you do in a car when you merge onto a...
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,592
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I think you're making a very flawed analogy here....

I think you're making a very flawed analogy here. The convenience of fast downloads is not the same as the necessity of safety when driving. So, we all don't need 5G, but we sure as hell need to be...
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,592
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Well, metaphorically speaking, I don't always...

Well, metaphorically speaking, I don't always have the luxury of merging with traffic w/o a lot more than 30 HP, any more than I challenge cars for a spot on the road when I'm riding my bicycle....
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,592
Posted By TejanoTrackie

And how exactly does this relate to merging with...

And how exactly does this relate to merging with traffic at 65 MPH ?
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,592
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Untrue. I drove my mom's 1960 VW beetle, which...

Untrue. I drove my mom's 1960 VW beetle, which had a paltry 36 HP. I think maximum speed was 90 KPH (56 MPH). Anyway, the issue is not the fact that other cars are overpowered, buy that if they are...
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,592
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I have to disagree on this one. While 30 HP may...

I have to disagree on this one. While 30 HP may be sufficient to maintain the speed limit on a highway, it does not provide the necessary acceleration to safely merge with freeway traffic from an...
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,592
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I got 5G 'cuz chicks dig it.

I got 5G 'cuz chicks dig it.
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,592
Posted By TejanoTrackie

This thread has drifted from the OP, which was...

This thread has drifted from the OP, which was asking if 5g Internet was viable as an alternative to cable, and not if 5G cellphone service was necessary. Clearly, speed is a VERY desirable attribute...
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 965
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Analog devices are easier to understand at a...

Analog devices are easier to understand at a glance than digital. While a digital speedometer does give you a precise value for the instantaneous speed, an analog speedometer gives you a better sense...
Forum: Foo
05-11-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,592
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Do they even sell phones w/o 5G anymore ?

Do they even sell phones w/o 5G anymore ?
Forum: Foo
05-11-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 965
Posted By TejanoTrackie

My old decommissioned first generation iPhone SE...

My old decommissioned first generation iPhone SE with its 3.5mm headphone jack has been repurposed as a pseudo-iPod. I've been ripping a lot of old CDs to play on it.
05-09-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,407
Posted By TejanoTrackie

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05-06-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Yes, it should fit anything other than a KMC K1...

Yes, it should fit anything other than a KMC K1 chain.
05-06-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By TejanoTrackie

https://www.retro-gression.com/collections/chain-p...

https://www.retro-gression.com/collections/chain-parts/products/kmc-1-8-half-link
04-30-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By TejanoTrackie

It seems to be OK, based on >>>...

It seems to be OK, based on >>> https://www.scamadviser.com/check-website/mordernbike.myshopify.com

Also, the prices are reasonable, which is another indicator that it's legit. I'm not endorsing...
04-30-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Adding to what Bianchi pc has to say, the...

Adding to what Bianchi pc has to say, the aluminum Pista Concept was strictly a track bike with an undrilled fork, so mounting a front brake was not possible. It was also made with very thin tubing...
Forum: Foo
04-25-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By TejanoTrackie

What were your last five purchases on eBay ?

I mostly use eBay for things I can't find easily or cheaply elsewhere. How do you use it, and what were your most recent five purchases ? These were mine:

1) Printer repair service for my vintage...
04-24-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,910
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Time to break out the Naval Jelly.

Time to break out the Naval Jelly.
Forum: Foo
04-21-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,197
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I'd rather have rain than drought.

I'd rather have rain than drought.
Forum: Foo
04-21-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,197
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Yeah, rub it in.

Yeah, rub it in.
Forum: Foo
04-21-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,197
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Please tell me where this says anything other...

Please tell me where this says anything other than 5G.

https://www.apple.com/iphone-se/
Forum: Foo
04-20-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,197
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Yes, I would have kept mine, except that it only...

Yes, I would have kept mine, except that it only had 16 Gb storage, and I was unable to update to the latest iOS 15. When I bought mine in 2016, the choices were 16 Gb for $329 or 64 Gb for $429....
04-18-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I believe so. A simple fix is to use electrical...

I believe so. A simple fix is to use electrical tape, but better to use some carbon weave patches. I've seen wheels that just used those patches that are meant to cover the valve opening.
Forum: Foo
04-18-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,197
Posted By TejanoTrackie

iOS 15 was released last September, maybe you...

iOS 15 was released last September, maybe you meant iOS 16. I had a First Generation iPhone SE, that I purchased in July, 2016, which has the same A9 processor as the iPhone 6s. I would have updated...
Forum: Foo
04-18-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,197
Posted By TejanoTrackie

The iPhone X was released on November 3, 2017, so...

The iPhone X was released on November 3, 2017, so it's more like 4-1/2 years old. But, yeah, you should get about 6 years out of it. After that, Apple will no longer offer software support, and it...
Forum: Foo
04-18-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,197
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Thanks njkayaker and genec . Now I don't feel...

Thanks njkayaker and genec . Now I don't feel quite so foolish in my purchase decision. I think I'll keep this iPhone SE, and spend the money I saved on some nice bike parts. :D
Forum: Foo
04-18-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,197
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I was referring to Apple's advertising, which...

I was referring to Apple's advertising, which just says 5G and nothing more. If there's a significant difference, they should spell it out up front. So, yeah, to me that is being disingenuous.
Forum: Foo
04-18-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,197
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Is Apple being disingenuous ?

So, I bought my first Apple iPhone almost six years ago, and it was time to get a new one. My old iPhone had only 16Gb of storage, and I kept having to delete Apps and data to keep it from filling...
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