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Other What currently makes your life awesome?

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

  1. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    PC is now running on a Pico PSU somehow. Now makes me want a smaller case as the highest component is 47mm. But I'm being sensible going to play with larger coolers.
     
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  2. Fingers66

    Fingers66 Kiwi in London

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    If you ever wanted to know how big New Zealand actually was (or are just mapnerds), here is a pic of NZ superimposed on a map of Europe...
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    Also interesting in a geeky way is the size of NZ's territorial waters...
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    Of course it always grates on us that we are smaller than our South-West Pacific American cousins...
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    To put it into context...
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    And the most awesome part?
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    (not sure how to embed Twatter images) Bugger Twatter!
     
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  3. Arboreal

    Arboreal Well-Known Member

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    Lots of fabulous data about God's Own Country!
    Yes, Australia is absurdly large and empty....
    I think the data on the last map would be somewhat different if it was showing sheep per sq Km!
     
  4. Fingers66

    Fingers66 Kiwi in London

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  5. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    Aye but even in the uninhabited/low population areas you'll always find either a bogan or a freedom camper. Or both. Or one in the same. :)
     
  6. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    That nothing-to-lose feeling.

    Filled in 2 company PPI complaints forms as the deadline is near.
    Not sure if I ever had it.
    Can't remember any details.
    Not sure if anything will happen.
    Nothing to lose.
     
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  7. yodasarmpit

    yodasarmpit No longer the other Brett.

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    Ohh, yeah its been around for a lot of years, although inly a small number use it now.
     
  8. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    You're telling me - I've been lurking for three days, and there have been a whopping seven lines of text so far...
     
  9. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    Same. Can't win if you don't play! :thumb:
     
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  10. Jeff Hine

    Jeff Hine Nothing special

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  11. Jeff Hine

    Jeff Hine Nothing special

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    Not sure which category to file this under - awesome or ruin - but I'm gonna take a stab at my new build...
    I may be gone for some time... but I hope not too long.
     
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  12. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Lunatic on the Grass.

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    Indeed, if you win, you get handy money back, if you don't, at least you know where you stand and won't pass the deadline wondering "what if?"
     
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  13. Byron C

    Byron C No liability accepted as a result of this post

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    Oi.

    Watch it.

    :grin:
     
  14. Fingers66

    Fingers66 Kiwi in London

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    They may do, NZ sheep numbers outnumber the Welsh sheep numbers by 3 to 1...

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/the-country/news/article.cfm?c_id=16&objectid=12192340

    https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/chicken-farms-wales-sheep-eggs-16073468

    TLDR; sheep numbers in NZ are around 27 million, Wales around 9.5 million.

    TLDR (2); there used to be over 70 million sheep in NZ in the early 80's, a ratio of 22 for every person, now it is a lonely 5.6 for every person. Let the meme's begin...
     
  15. Arboreal

    Arboreal Well-Known Member

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    @Fingers66 so my cousins didn't lie to me when I first visited in the late 80s, just had the ratio a bit high telling me 25:1.
    They had some goats and cattle, but majored in blackcurrants, for Ribena I was told...
     
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  16. yodasarmpit

    yodasarmpit No longer the other Brett.

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    It used to be very active, most mods would frequent, and of course the old CS clan used it to arrange matches and practice. I think Hex remains camped out there to this day :)
     
  17. Jeff Hine

    Jeff Hine Nothing special

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    Further to 'ruin' thread, no time like reverting your PC to its' previous build to upgrade/update yer S-ATA cables (yeah; the ones you got supplied with the mainboard you got for ya 50th birthday); seems older (12-15yr old) items apparently do wear out/'go off'.
     
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  18. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    True enough.

    I had a pc issue some time ago, looked at everything, reattached everything. Scratching my head i thought 'sod it, lets try sata cables' and it sorted it out.

    Little buggers.
     
  19. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    Found a python lib for talking to my Elgato Streamdeck under Linux.

    Test script WORKS!!! :D

    Code:
    Found 1 Stream Deck(s).
    
    * Deck 0 - Stream Deck (Original).
    * ID: b'0001:0005:00'
    * Serial: AL37G1A01638
    * Firmware Version: 1.0.170133
    * Key Count: 15 (3x5 grid)
    * Key Image Format: 72x72 pixels, BGR order, rotated 0 degrees, mirrored horizontally
     
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  20. The_Crapman

    The_Crapman Don't phone it's just for fun.

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    Just had my "last meal" before surgery tomorrow. Crunchynut cornflakes and a gingerbread latte. Ralph my cat has come to sit with me within stroking distance which is a rarity. Need to move my rig downstairs for post op entertainments, but will have to entrust that job to my wife as it's a touch on the heavy side... Maybe it can just stay upstairs :hehe:
     
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