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

  1. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Car passed the MOT. Wife told the guy at the test centre that she was thinking of selling it and he said she would be crazy. He's never seen a Mini of that age with so few miles on it nor as well cared for. He said the car basically wants for nothing (it's 10 yrs old btw) and that the only tiny thing he could find was some pitting on the rear brake discs where we use it so little.

    So that's good. I can switch out the discs if needs be.
     
  2. Byron C

    Byron C Ripping a line of speed off a sh**-encrusted bog

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    Got this up in the air today with no mishaps/crashes. Seems pretty stable, though I don't know wtf the GPS thinks it's doing - as soon as I put it in GPS hold it drifts. So no GPS for now, but it's probably not impossible to fix that. Some more calibration/testing to do, and I have to tune the PID on the gimbal, but it seems to be working pretty well so far.

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  3. Darkwisdom

    Darkwisdom Level 99 Retro Nerd

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    Nintendo Confirmed development of Metroid Prime 4. I love that series, so it's pretty awesome. Only downside is that I don't like the idea of buying a Switch, because they suck.
     
  4. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    Frozen shoulder starting to thaw.

    Pain has turned to an ache and maybe I'll have full movement back in the next couple of months.
     
  5. Pliqu3011

    Pliqu3011 all flowers in time bend towards the sun

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    By complete coincidence, as a sidenote in a conversation about something on the news, I just found out a fascinating bit of old family history which obviously has been massively influential on my father's side of the family and explains a lot of things.
    It's a tragic event and a deep family grudge (my dad went from 0 to furious just mentioning it, and this is something from 3 generations back before him), so I'm not sure I should be calling this "awesome", but scouring the internet for scraps of information and old newspaper scans has been very interesting.

    There's bullet damage from the second world war in the side of our house and I walk past it pretty much every day, yet WW2 has never felt so close, so relevant before.
    If I wasn't in the middle of my exams I would be researching the **** out of this.
     
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  6. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    This appeared in my inbox today:-

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  7. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    Fixed a friends bike last week, he said he will refer his friends to me didn't think anything of it. Message from a friend of his asking me to do a £120 service on his bike :D Result!
     
  8. Pliqu3011

    Pliqu3011 all flowers in time bend towards the sun

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    Best profit on analog camera stuff yet, a total ~€500 profit on a €200 purchase. :D
    It's tempting to keep buying (and selling) higher "tier" cameras but I've told myself this will go towards a planned scandinavia trip (have yet to decide exactly where) with some great friends this september, which will be more awesome than any photo gear. :)
     
  9. Wakka

    Wakka Yo, eat this, ya?

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    Got back from holibobs and was finally able to put the last piece of the RGB puzzle together:

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    3 and a half weeks without a PC was enough, and actually given me a chance to get excited about doing a bit of gaming again!
     
  10. Kronos

    Kronos Multimodder

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    Well done, it is a great feeling. My first build was beset with a short between mobo and metal case, but that was a good few years ago.
     
  11. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Back to being single, and all of the joys it brings.
     
  12. Darkwisdom

    Darkwisdom Level 99 Retro Nerd

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    This forum being back online - It is still my favourite forum to browse.
     
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  13. Chairboy

    Chairboy I want something good to die for...

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    Queens of the Stone Age tickets - and beat TicketDisaster in the process
     
  14. Wakka

    Wakka Yo, eat this, ya?

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    Very jealous, seem them twice already - once way back in the Nick Oliveri days - but would love to see them again!
     
  15. Pliqu3011

    Pliqu3011 all flowers in time bend towards the sun

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    The forum, it lives! :DThis must have been the longest time I haven't checked the forums in at least a few years.
    (And the past few days also made me notice just how many times a day I usually log in)
     
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  16. Byron C

    Byron C Ripping a line of speed off a sh**-encrusted bog

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    Hue bulbs. I've had a few Hue bulbs for a while, but I bought a "White Ambience" bulb recently (basically it lets you change the colour temperature) and it's freakin' awesome. I don't know why I didn't get one sooner. I want an RGB bulb but they're £50 each :eek:
     
  17. samkiller42

    samkiller42 For i AM Cheesecake!!

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    Goodwood Festival of Speed is just 2 days away now, and i can not wait :thumb:

    Sam
     
  18. yellowbomb

    yellowbomb Minimodder

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    Finally being able to sign in with the new forum. My server would block me from at the logon screen on the old forum.
     
  19. [ZiiP] NaloaC

    [ZiiP] NaloaC Multimodder

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    Heading over the Las Vegas in August for the weekend of the McGregor vs Mayweather fight!

    First time travelling outside of Europe!

    Couldn't get tickets for the fight itself as they're insanely expensive, but there for the atmosphere and spectacle of it all.
     
  20. KayinBlack

    KayinBlack Unrepentant Savage

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    Electro swing.
     

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