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Forum: General 21st Jul 2016, 13:01
Replies: 15
Views: 429
Posted By badders
Yes it can - sort of :D. I remember once,...

Yes it can - sort of :D.

I remember once, quite a few years ago, I was working in Farnborough and had to go back home to Essex in snow, after we'd had 3-4 inches overnight. Bearing in mind this...
Forum: General 14th Jul 2016, 14:17
Replies: 40
Views: 1,354
Posted By badders
Dumb TV and Smart Device for me, whether that is...

Dumb TV and Smart Device for me, whether that is Chromecast or Amazon Fire TV Stick - both work well, though Fire TV stick is a bit more convenient with it's separate dedicated remote.

I used to...
Forum: General 11th May 2016, 09:26
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By badders
I'm rewatching there too - Was going to mention...

I'm rewatching there too - Was going to mention it, but thought I'd err on the side of caution and let you lot have a look yourselves!
Forum: General 10th May 2016, 12:47
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By badders
You, my friend, are thinking of Archer's Goon...

You, my friend, are thinking of Archer's Goon (http://www.leemac.freeserve.co.uk/goontv.htm). The Man from the Bisto Adverts is Morgan Jones....
Forum: General 16th Feb 2016, 15:39
Replies: 12
Views: 796
Posted By badders
Neither you, nor your cat had your phones on you?...

Neither you, nor your cat had your phones on you? for Shame!
Forum: Software 29th Jan 2016, 09:40
Replies: 48
Views: 3,136
Posted By badders
Bonus points for, once you've finished tinkering...

Bonus points for, once you've finished tinkering in a VM, dd'ing the VDI to a physical disk and then bunging that in the server...
Forum: Tech Support 25th Jan 2016, 21:19
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By badders
Could also try Testdisk/PhotoRec if Recuva...

Could also try Testdisk/PhotoRec if Recuva doesn't get you anywhere.
Forum: General 8th Oct 2015, 09:35
Replies: 5,718
Views: 751,647
Posted By badders
Haaaaaaaaa!

Haaaaaaaaa!
Forum: Serious 23rd Jun 2015, 21:12
Replies: 45
Views: 7,678
Posted By badders
Hmmm, we've had a bloke round this evening, and...

Hmmm, we've had a bloke round this evening, and quoted us 8495 for a 14-panel 3.92KWp system with a string inverter, or 10Kish for the same but with Microinverters. This included bits to feed what...
Forum: General 19th Jun 2015, 13:09
Replies: 5,718
Views: 751,647
Posted By badders
Paul Bettany stole the film for me. The bits he...

Paul Bettany stole the film for me. The bits he was involved in were 10x funnier than any of the rest.
Forum: General 9th Jun 2015, 11:21
Replies: 39
Views: 3,895
Posted By badders
Oh man, that sucks. However, at least you...

Oh man, that sucks.

However, at least you know what you did and can use that when you have another go.
Forum: General 4th Jun 2015, 13:12
Replies: 25
Views: 976
Posted By badders
he IKEA ones linked above are a glorious colour...

he IKEA ones linked above are a glorious colour temperature. really natural-looking light.
Only 4.5W, too!
Forum: General 3rd Jun 2015, 09:01
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By badders
Just get a Three SIM here, you can use it in...

Just get a Three SIM here, you can use it in quite a few countries, where there's no extortionate prices, the usage just comes off your normal allowance.

Ireland and the USA are both countries...
Forum: Software 7th May 2015, 09:11
Replies: 4
Views: 978
Posted By badders
You can get Gmail to check other email accounts...

You can get Gmail to check other email accounts (Settings -> Accounts and Import -> Check mail from other accounts (using POP3)) and enable POP3 for the other accounts.

I've got it set up so...
Forum: General 5th May 2015, 09:31
Replies: 62
Views: 3,253
Posted By badders
With your deck boards running that way (side to...

With your deck boards running that way (side to side) - what measures do you have for water runoff?
Mine are perpendicular to the house, angled down away from the house (about a 1.5-2in drop over...
Forum: General 30th Apr 2015, 15:30
Replies: 15
Views: 2,299
Posted By badders
The half speed thing is interesting - I get...

The half speed thing is interesting - I get similar, and after a bit of back-and-forth with a decent engineer, discovered that the cables from the cabinet to my house are actually aluminium, not...
Forum: General 27th Apr 2015, 15:34
Replies: 62
Views: 3,253
Posted By badders
D'oh! My 9mx3m decking is down with B&Q...

D'oh!

My 9mx3m decking is down with B&Q screws. Some are okay, but some have rusted beyond all hope.

It has been down 6 years this summer though. I didn't do too badly!
Forum: Serious 24th Apr 2015, 14:49
Replies: 19
Views: 2,961
Posted By badders
I'm having a real problem with elections at the...

I'm having a real problem with elections at the moment.

"Policies" are all just unsecured promises that the party are then free to ignore once they are elected, and more than that, I agree with...
Forum: General 23rd Apr 2015, 15:05
Replies: 20
Views: 1,703
Posted By badders
My daughter (3yo) loves Ninja Warrior UK - she...

My daughter (3yo) loves Ninja Warrior UK - she gets really into it and cheers people along, with big belly laughs when they fall in the water. her only complaint is that she has to go to bed half way...
Forum: Software 2nd Apr 2015, 10:40
Replies: 13
Views: 1,505
Posted By badders
I get that, but when you push a thing to...

I get that, but when you push a thing to chromecast, it requires a constant connection to retain control.

E.g. The other day,I pushed an audio stream to mine from my phone, then realised I needed...
Forum: Software 2nd Apr 2015, 09:56
Replies: 13
Views: 1,505
Posted By badders
If your tablet is losing connection to the...

If your tablet is losing connection to the Chromecast when the screen goes off- it may just be that it's putting it's Wifi adapter to sleep when the screen is off.
In Wifi settings, there should be...
Forum: Tech Support 23rd Mar 2015, 15:14
Replies: 3
Views: 1,159
Posted By badders
Maybe something like stty rows N where N is the...

Maybe something like stty rows N where N is the number of rows that can be displayed on the monitor.
Otherwise, clear will clear the screen and give you a fresh prompt at the top.
Forum: General 5th Mar 2015, 15:37
Replies: 97
Views: 5,779
Posted By badders
IT Support Operations Manager checking in ...

IT Support Operations Manager checking in

Edit: previously, was a Radar Field Engineer, then an Electricians mate on the London Underground refurb project, then a 1st/2nd level Global Websites...
Forum: General 12th Feb 2015, 11:39
Replies: 55
Other PSU Giveaway
Views: 3,467
Posted By badders
Count me in please - my "server"'s PSU is...

Count me in please - my "server"'s PSU is currently on its last legs!
Forum: General 3rd Feb 2015, 11:31
Replies: 41
TV Shows Firefly
Views: 2,392
Posted By badders
Flashforward was rapidly becoming one of my very...

Flashforward was rapidly becoming one of my very favourite TV series.

Have you read the book? It's different (obviously), but very, very good.
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