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4/9/2021 9:56:50 PM
Topic: Music
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Wow, I bought this 31 years ago. Seems like yesterday. Although a few songs on this album (Queensryche: Empire) hit way better on the Top 40 Charts, this is still the best song. Much respect!

4/8/2021 10:08:33 PM
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There was once a COBOL programmer in the mid to late 1990s. For the sake of this story, we'll call him Jack. After years of being taken for granted and treated as a technological dinosaur by all the UNIX programmers and Client/Server programmers and website developers, Jack was finally getting some respect. He'd become a private consultant specializing in Year 2000 conversions. He was working short-term assignments for prestige companies, traveling all over the world on different assignments. He was working 70 and 80 and even 90 hour weeks, but it was worth it.

4/7/2021 5:13:58 PM
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So SQL Server Management Studio has a Dark Theme included. But it's still not fully endorsed by Microsoft, so it's weirdly hidden.

4/6/2021 6:47:36 PM
Topic: Announcements
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LaVar Burton (aka Geordi LaForge, Kunta Kinte) is in the running to take over Alex Trebek's old gig on Jeopardy!

4/4/2021 10:26:42 PM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
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Fired up my edge browser tonight, and this is what the news page said when it opened.

4/3/2021 6:03:40 PM
Topic: News: Omaha
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Ha ha, ooh, some power mad individual banned me from my own state for a silly joke ending in /s even. 

4/3/2021 2:02:35 PM
Topic: Linux
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Had some problems connecting to my Linux Mint 20.04 machine from WIndows 10 Pro. After much experimentation and searching, finally found this document on how to do it right.

3/31/2021 4:53:09 PM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
Topic: Linux
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GNOME 2 was very much agreed & accepted, people loved it. The disputes happened when GNOME 3 was created to be very different to the older GNOME 2. And GNOME 4 is just continuing the travesty.

3/31/2021 11:25:42 AM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
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This document describes the DoD Standard Transmission Control Protocol (TCP). There have been nine earlier editions of the ARPA TCP specification on which this standard is based, and the present text draws heavily from them. There have been many contributors to this work both in terms of concepts and in terms of text. This edition clarifies several details and removes the end-of-letter buffer-size adjustments, and redescribes the letter mechanism as a push function.

3/30/2021 5:42:58 PM
Topic: Linux
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So you do an ls -l, but with extra-large files, you end up with a file size displayed that is nearly unreadable like:

3/28/2021 11:16:22 AM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
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The British used to rule 1/4 of the world's landmass and 1/3 of the world's population.  To say this gave them a god complex is an understatement.  I mean, shiat, the monarch's motto is "God and My Right", as-in, even if God His Own Damned Self told the monarch to fark right off, the monarch still trumps God by their very existence because they have more right to rule than just a mere Yahweh.  And the rest of the British think the monarch is a wanker.  So, they are more entitled than the guy/gal who thinks they are more entitled than God.

3/28/2021 1:39:29 AM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
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Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock is the geek version of the classic Rock, Paper, Scissors game. Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock is created by Sam Kass and Karen Bryla.

3/26/2021 10:35:54 PM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
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I: In the year after Lorraine’s death I contemplated suicide six times. Contemplated it seriously, I mean: six times sat with the fat bottle of Clonazepam within reaching distance, six times failed to reach for it, betrayed by some instinct for life or disgusted by my own weakness.

3/22/2021 12:31:31 AM
Posted By: [NEWS GATHERER]
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Wherever they settle, humans tend to chop down trees and clear land. This loss of vegetation affects the land’s ability to retain moisture. Grazing animals trample and consume plants when they try to grow back. The soil loses its structure and is washed away – hence the silt in Lake Bardawil. Van der Hoeven calculated the lake contained about 2.5bn cubic metres of silt. If one were to restore the Sinai, this vast reserve of nutrient-rich material was exactly what would be needed. “It became clear we had a massive opportunity,” he says. “It wasn’t the solution to a single problem; it was the solution to all the problems.”

1/16/2021 3:26:45 AM
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Net job loss in Trump's term, the first President in 80 years to have created no jobs at all despite $1.7T in tax breaks to stimulate the economy >80% of which went to the very wealthy and corporations. 

1/12/2021 10:03:01 PM
Topic: Music
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This is a really good thing to see. And make sure and see the video in the reply....

12/26/2020 11:31:03 PM
Topic: Humor
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So I hit him upside the head with a laughable comment meme.

12/26/2020 11:12:22 PM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
Topic: Humor
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You know why they call it Soul Food? 

11/24/2020 9:27:34 PM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
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A lot of people have been asking me what it's like being on the COVID wards in the hospital, so I figured I'd share what a typical day looks like for me:

10/30/2020 3:56:57 AM
Posted By: [NEWS GATHERER]
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Both for you and your site's users. With the advent of dual-key/partitioned caching in all modern browsers, the speed boost you might have used to get is no longer possible. CDN Javascript is now an anti-pattern and a security risk.

9/29/2020 12:25:40 PM
Topic: Weird stuff
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9/26/2020 9:57:11 PM
Topic: Weird stuff
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This is the weirdest thing my phone has ever done to me. It sorta repeats but actually keeps changing...

9/26/2020 5:14:26 PM
Topic: News: Omaha
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Reply to a question from a Reddit Thread about the Sun in Omaha. (I thought I saw a face it in, so quick scribbled an outline of what I was seeing)

8/30/2020 1:51:40 PM
Topic: Linux
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HBO has arbitrarily banned their service from paying,  law-abiding Linux users. 

8/27/2020 11:25:24 PM
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Well, we're back again on yet another new web server. Problems with the last one, so got a new one. Sorry about the interruption in service. 

8/11/2020 9:40:35 PM
Topic: News: Omaha
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Finally maybe we'll finally beat this virus locally, after being the latest red zone for August 2020.

7/31/2020 9:27:12 PM
Topic: Music
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Coolest one I've seen yet!

7/30/2020 5:05:32 PM
Posted By: [NEWS GATHERER]
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WHEN I WAS working at the CIA, if you had told me that there would soon come a youth rebellion that relied on lasers and traffic cones as sword and shield, and that it would come to paralyze one of the world’s richest and most powerful governments, I would have—at the very least—raised an eyebrow. And yet as I write these words nearly a decade later, this is exactly what's happening in Hong Kong, the city where I met with journalists to reveal the secret that would transform me from an agent of government into one of the world’s most wanted men. As it happened, the very book that you now hold in your hands lay on the desk, the desk of the last hotel room I would ever pay for with a credit card.

7/25/2020 2:50:49 PM
Topic: Music
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I'm a little slow on the draw here, it's been out since March 2020 but I didn't realize it existed until last night.

7/24/2020 1:46:58 PM
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You will now see the subject of a message displayed in the end of the URL, this is called slugification, and helps search engines index the content on the page.