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Discussion in 'General' started by Brooxy, 28 Oct 2009.

  1. Shirty

    Shirty W*nker! Super Moderator

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    Somewhere, Out There ;)
     
  2. DeadP1xels

    DeadP1xels Social distancing since 92

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    The last time I was watching this I was soldering my final year project... Exhausted .. disheartened... simply destroyed

    Listening now with two framed certificates on my wall I feel totally worth the pain!

    Now to get a job
     
  3. MrJay

    MrJay You are always where you want to be

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    Managed to totally strip, clean, lubricate fans and re apply TIM on a HP laptop and it worked afterwards...

    Did I mention I had 2/3 of a bottle of red wine in me!
     
  4. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    Not surprising. You're a geek. A geek can field-strip, reassemble and reboot any mainstream laptop blindfold, in perfect darkness, in less than ten minutes. In near silence, ninja-like.

    The wine just helps you loosen up the ol' motor memory.
     
  5. Almightyrastus

    Almightyrastus Rule #9

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    Finally, the storm we have been promised

    /*edit*/ Aaaaand it's over :(
     
  6. KidMod-Southpaw

    KidMod-Southpaw Super Spamming Saiyan

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    I'm morbidly excited for Manchester Comic Con tomorrow.
     
  7. MrJay

    MrJay You are always where you want to be

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    Although i did manage to omit the ram...So i sat there cursing what i thoought to be a bricked laptop for 20 minutes untill i stood up to get more wine, and spotted the ram on the floor...
     
  8. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    See? Wine is essential to good laptop maintenance. :D
     
  9. Porkins' Wingman

    Porkins' Wingman Can't touch this

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    Last time I was tripping over ram scattered all over the floor it was the morning after my first time at one of Uncle Dafyd's special parties at his place on a hill just outside Llanelli. All I can remember from the night before was a lot of wine and everyone throwing their keys into a feeding trough...

    ...good times.
     
  10. TheBlackSwordsMan

    TheBlackSwordsMan Far over the misty mountains cold

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    I just disassembled and reassembled a faulty Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 50mm, the poor thing wasn't able to focus If I was closer than 1 meter : / It took me 1 hour but now It can focus as close as 35cm :D

    [​IMG]
     
  11. DLDeadbolt

    DLDeadbolt Space Cadet

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    That was when I lived in Cape Town, South Africa in the mid 90's in an area that was quickly being taken over by the various gangs who were fighting each other
     
  12. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    Everything is falling into place.

    Like the blindfolded neighbour into the fresh grave I've spent the last week digging.
     
  13. KidMod-Southpaw

    KidMod-Southpaw Super Spamming Saiyan

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    The only plus side to this weather is that I can see out of my window for miles over the hills because it's so damn clear and beautiful.
     
  14. mansueto

    mansueto Too broke to mod

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    Had a phone interview with a bank 2 weeks ago for an entry level job, after a week I lost hope. Got a call today, and have an interview on Thursday. Quite looking forward to it, it's a recent graduate position, and most of the things that they require I'm familiar with, and I'm more than willing to learn the rest (plus during the phone interview they said they train you for 6 months anyways).

    Would love to land this job, finally start being productive with my time / start my career. Being a bank, there's also a lot of room to grow down the road.
     
  15. DeadP1xels

    DeadP1xels Social distancing since 92

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    More hours at work, unfortunately due to someone being transferred out

    However it means I've secured myself a comfortable 35 odd hours the previous 2 weeks.

    I would like to think I can keep it up, now we're going to be manic through summer but I'm sure they'll go back to giving me my contracted 12.

    Hopefully by then I'll be leaving for a new job anyway but at least I'll have a comfortable wage to work with and a more realistic weekly work ethic.
     
  16. kingred

    kingred Surfacing sucks!

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    Had my interview last friday, hopefully sometime in the next couple of weeks the second interview.

    I geniunely cannot wait to hand in my notice to my current place, the supervisor is giving me conflicting guidance, when I submit drawings to him to proof he gives me a bollocking threatening "formal proceedings".

    Also he has hired a freelancer to do things, so I'm really not ****ed anymore about my current place, I'm not paid enough to deal with this sort of nonsense.
     
  17. KidMod-Southpaw

    KidMod-Southpaw Super Spamming Saiyan

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    To be fair, this ridiculous weather is actually helping me to get up earlier, and thus it does feel nice to be doing all my walking in the morning or evening, like I'll be doing in a few minutes while there's a gorgeous breeze around.
     
  18. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    My CarFest North tickets have arrived! :D
     
  19. KidMod-Southpaw

    KidMod-Southpaw Super Spamming Saiyan

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    Looks like I'm buggering off around Scandinavia next month. :D
     
  20. Almightyrastus

    Almightyrastus Rule #9

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    colour me highly jealous
     

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