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Posted: 3 Hours 30 Minutes ago by: Dumas Walker

I wondered about that. Since (I think!) the jet stream south of the Equator moves East to West, I wonder how it got there and where it was launched from? * SLMR 2.1a * I am Drunk of Borg. Resistance is floor tile!

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Posted: 12 Hours 14 Minutes ago by: Brokenmind

Re: Re: Reading QWK files under L By: Gamgee to Brokenmind on Fri Feb 03 2023 03:46 pm Yes... But thanks for saying something beacuse i could have vary well not have realised BrokenMind

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Posted: 1 Day 18 Hours ago by: Rob Mccart

Yes, I wasn't suggesting that their government would happily permit emigration.. otherwise they'd have no poor people left to exploit.. B)

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Posted: 2 Days 7 Hours ago by: Moondog

Re: How far I've come... By: Rob Mccart to DUMAS WALKER on Sat Feb 04 2023 01:18 am Due to military mobilisation, I bet there's travel restrictions from Russia. They're alread telling those who took off for Europe and countries such

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Posted: 3 Days 1 Hour ago by: MRO

Re: How far I've come... By: Dumas Walker to ROB MCCART on Sat Feb 04 2023 09:42 am there's quite a few countries like that. maybe serbia is like that? i dunno, i know a guy who co-owned a bar in town and he would have to travel back

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Posted: 3 Days 18 Hours ago by: Rob Mccart

Sorry, to clarify, although my messages come through a US Board, I do live in Canada. Having looked at the information online I know there are still a lot of US States with quite low minimum wages. Here they are working on a Federal absol

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Posted: 4 Days 3 Hours ago by: Gamgee

Do you realize you are replying to a post that is more than three years old?

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Posted: 4 Days 8 Hours ago by: Brokenmind

Re: Re: Reading QWK files under L By: Android8675 to Brokenmind on Tue Nov 05 2019 07:13 am That I don't have sorry .. Brokenmind

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Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: MRO

Re: How far I've come... By: Dumas Walker to ROB MCCART on Thu Feb 02 2023 04:50 pm they get property in other countries because it's an investment. they tried that in wisconsin and it's not working out because they dont take good car

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Posted: 5 Days 3 Hours ago by: Dumas Walker

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ That, and the fact that China is a communist country, might be where I got the idea that they could not immigrate permanently. I had heard that Chinese buy condos in BC and then re

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Posted: 7 Days 4 Hours ago by: Dumas Walker

I think the ones who are loyal to the party can make a good living. That is how it used to work in the USSR. Are the ones that "move" to Canada allowed to stay there full-time? I was under the impression they could own property and spen

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Posted: 8 Days ago by: MRO

Re: How far I've come... By: Dumas Walker to MRO on Mon Jan 30 2023 04:27 pm i think the ones that fled here to the usa are from china. internet sez "The Hmong people are an indigenous group in East and Southeast Asia. In China, the

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Posted: 8 Days 3 Hours ago by: Dumas Walker

In this case, it is also because they are Muslim and have not given up their religion for the state. Are the Hmong from China, or from SE Asia/Vietnam? * SLMR 2.1a * True Multitasking = 3 PCs and a chair with wheels!

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Posted: 8 Days 22 Hours ago by: MRO

Re: How far I've come... By: Moondog to MRO on Sun Jan 29 2023 01:27 pm that is so stupid that they allowed that. the japanese were ruthless people who starved and tortured their captives. There was no love for them.

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Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: Moondog

Re: How far I've come... By: MRO to Rob Mccart on Sat Jan 28 2023 01:17 pm The government has their hand in every sort of business. They're a silent partner, and each level of government gets their take (above taxes.) I was listenin

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Posted: 9 Days 9 Hours ago by: Dumas Walker

That is true, but they also do have some slave labor there. China is not at all nice to their minority groups. Look up Ughyrs (sp?) for some idea as to how they treat non-Han peoples. * SLMR 2.1a * Energize! said Picard....and this p

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Posted: 10 Days 2 Hours ago by: MRO

Re: Re: How far I've come... By: poindexter FORTRAN to Moondog on Sat Jan 28 2023 08:04 am it's all a work. you think you are being spoiled but you are paying more for something of equal or less quality.

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Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: Dumas Walker

nd I agree that the US (and maybe Western in general) attitude and practices are also a problem. * SLMR 2.1a * Hold on! Doesn't NT mean NinTendo ?

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Posted: 11 Days 6 Hours ago by: Moondog

Re: How far I've come... By: MRO to Dumas Walker on Thu Jan 26 2023 08:47 pm The technology has gone up in the last 30 years. I have a friend always goes the cheap route, and I assume it's because he's never tried or owned something

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Posted: 11 Days 6 Hours ago by: MRO

Re: How far I've come... By: Nightfox to MRO on Fri Jan 27 2023 09:18 am no, china just decided they needed to do an overhaul. look it up. america has a lot of manufacturing as well. so does japan. japan is small and has like 125mill

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Posted: 11 Days 7 Hours ago by: Nightfox

Re: How far I've come... By: MRO to Dumas Walker on Thu Jan 26 2023 08:47 pm One thing is probably population. China has 1.412 billion people (vs. 331.9 million in the US) - China just has so many more people that can go into a parti

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Posted: 11 Days 19 Hours ago by: Moondog

Re: How far I've come... By: Nightfox to Moondog on Thu Jan 26 2023 02:19 pm It's probably packed in nitrogen and shipped priority shipping or by air. From there it is packed in airtight tins and sealed.

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Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: MRO

Re: How far I've come... By: Nightfox to Moondog on Thu Jan 26 2023 02:19 pm preservatives. maybe it IS a bit stale, but people don't notice. chex mix is left out in the open for days at general mills but people still eat that junk.

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Posted: 12 Days 2 Hours ago by: Nightfox

Re: How far I've come... By: Moondog to MRO on Thu Jan 26 2023 11:43 am I wonder how those cookies stay fresh, being shipped all around the world like that. And that reminds me of my car.. My car was assembled in Germany, but I foun

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Posted: 12 Days 7 Hours ago by: Nightfox

Re: How far I've come... By: Cougar428 to OGG on Thu Jan 26 2023 06:46 am Apparently it's less expensive for American companies to have things made in China. And with China's population, they have a lot of people to develop manufactu

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Posted: 12 Days 10 Hours ago by: Cougar428

Not bashing here, but why is it that everything we use is made in China? I try to buy items made in the US. They cost more but the investment is worth it (IMO). Cougar .... "Don't mince words, Ogg ... what do you *REALLY* think?" _

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: MRO

Re: How far I've come... By: Ogg to MRO on Wed Jan 25 2023 07:23 am right now what a lot of sellers do is use alibaba or whatever it's called. when someone orders from amazon, alibaba drop ships it. but in 2021 i had a mouse get in my

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Posted: 13 Days 12 Hours ago by: Ogg

Hello MRO! ** On Tuesday 24.01.23 - 16:27, MRO wrote to poindexter FORTRAN: It seems that most electronics from A-n *does* come from China, literally. I ordered a universival smartphone battery charger not long ago, and paid extra

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Posted: 13 Days 13 Hours ago by: MRO

Re: How far I've come... By: Moondog to MRO on Wed Jan 25 2023 12:08 am my experience with engineers is they are generally not brilliant and do not see things that are obvious to other people. maybe this because they are getting thei

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Posted: 14 Days 2 Hours ago by: MRO

Re: How far I've come... By: Moondog to MRO on Tue Jan 24 2023 12:17 pm it was just to be stupid. they tried all kinds of weird shit. look at all the weird levers and trays that have always been in dells. i wouldn't trust a non metal

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Posted: 15 Days 6 Hours ago by: MRO

Re: How far I've come... By: Bencollver to poindexter FORTRAN on Mon Jan 23 2023 11:50 am yeah but these fans are the cheapest money can buy. they also run nonstop. if you experience any problems, you should just replace instead of tr

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Posted: 16 Days ago by: Gamgee

Well, you snipped it out, but quoting from his opening paragraph... "and so I bought some replacement fans." ... ;-)

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Posted: 16 Days ago by: esc

Haha, nice catch, guess I missed that bit ;) --- Mystic BBS v1.12 A48 (Linux/64) * Origin: m O N T E R E Y b B S . c O M

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Posted: 16 Days 7 Hours ago by: poindexter FORTRAN

The fans on my Synology NAS were acting up, and so I bought some replacement fans. I figured for grins I'd try and open it up and lubricate the old fans, see if that would make a difference in the month it'll take to get the new ones via sl

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Posted: 26 Days 22 Hours ago by: MRO

Re: Re: Skype video calling By: HusTler to Arelor on Wed Jan 11 2023 03:21 pm just get an android tv device from amazon. my computer blew up and i used one of those for my main computer until my new computer came in.

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Posted: 27 Days 4 Hours ago by: HusTler

Re: Re: Skype video calling By: Arelor to MRO on Thu Dec 29 2022 04:50 am I just purchased an Lubuntu CD last year. My thinkin was if all my shit blewup I still had a portable CD/DVD drive and a CD/DVD with an OS. Now days you can r

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