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    Self Sustained Power?

    A few years ago when I was 14 or so I bought a small power inverter. It was only 120 watts and I never really had a use for it until one day during a snow storm our power went out. Bord I remembered the little inverter and thought... I hooked it up to an old car battery that was in the Gage...
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    Heartbroken...

    I got home this afternoon to find that my 250cc Hammerhead buggy was gone! Why!? WHY!!!??
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    Breaking Point

    Germany and other European countries have already figured out that producing gasoline from corn isn't going to work so they're switching to other meathods such as using weeds and other organic material not linked to our food supply suit that need. In the hope that it won't have the negitive...
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    4:20

    4:20 being the date. Ok, all yesterday it was all I heard. And first thing this morning on the radio... I'm not "hip" I guess. I know that 4:20 is in reference to drugs; pot. But aside from that where does it come from? Asking my sister who is younger, she could only say that 4:20 just...
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    Clearence sale...everything must go!

    Here's the short and dirty. I bought a tractor trailer full of lights as per my GC's urging about 2 years ago for $3,500. Most of the lights are still in their original boxes, since I bought them new. These include 2'x4', 2'x2' parabolic lights, along with standard 2'x'4 florecent, and wall...
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    right of choice?

    We all know that abortion in this country is legal. I'm not dispuing this law. Nor am I saying a woman's right to choose should be taken away. Or that it's right. I started this thread because a friend of mine recently told me that his girlfriend was pregnant. He was happy to hear the...
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    Time question

    We have BC and AD. Time counted backwards bofore the birth of Christ roughly 2008 years ago. Up to then the calender year ran backwards. Now did people back then count their years backwards aswell? In BC the calender counted down...75, 74, 73, 72 till we reached AD then it went 1,2,3...2008...
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    Tag

    The little one has always loved tags. It can be off a pillow, a shirt whatever. My favorite is the Tag on my comforter. He'll try to drag it off the bed and out through the house but he doesn't get far because it weighs almost as much as he does. Resulting in a tantrum that you can't help...
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    Laptop woes

    I got my sister a laptop for her birthday. It was pretty cool little thing only 9"x 9" and loaded up with XP in like 10 sec. Been 2 weeks and she already trashed it.... First thing I told her to do was go to the store and buy Norton for 30$ since she wanted to surf the net. Instead she...
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    Fav Sci Fi stuff

    "Your in a great deal of trouble! Assulting a poilice officer. Theft of poilce property. Illigal possesion of a fire arm. And five counts of attemted murder! The total is $29.18! So what will it be? Cash, check, or credit card?" If only the legal system were really like that. :D "You...
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    Tick bite

    Last summer I was doing this job in Balston Spa removing brush and trees from beind a Job Lots. Wake up and go to work the next day to do some roof leaders and I notice a sharp pain in my belly button. Look down and see a little tick stuck to me...went to the hospital and they remove it and...
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    An age old question

    How many Kilrathi does it take to screw in a light bulb?
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    What did they make?

    Just wondering, and I'm wondering if anyone else is wondering. What did it cost to make Wing Commander 1-X and what did the games bring in. The movie industry posts what they made and what it costs. Not sure if it's a closely gaurded secret with the gameing industry. Not trolling, just...
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    xbox360-pc questions

    Ok, got a cheap oras my aunt would say "resonable" Xbox360 off ebay. Runs great and stuff, or i guess it would if i had an idea of what I was doing. :) Got to get a memory card. there are 3 USB ports. Now can I hook up an extra 500gig external HDD to the system and save stuff to there or do...
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    Kilrathi Saga trouble

    I've played KS a few times on ME/XP and it always ran fine. Now I'm doing the replay on Vista and there is an some issue... The game installs and plays fine for the most part but when in a dogfight my computer seems to slow down especially when I'm against 3-4 enemy fighters. More so if i'm...
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    Video encoder

    Not really wc related but could you please help? I have a HP digital camera that I use to take videos of my son but when I try to encode them with my Nero software the sound is all garbled but the video is fine. So I've been doing the ditty like in the Wonder Years intro (overdubbing music...
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    Translation

    Stated reading Fleet Action again and the numbers are cunfusting as hell to me. I know that the Kiltathi number system is 8-based instead of 10-baed like owrs since they only have 4 fingers/claws but when reaing it's hard to do the math. For instance: several sixty-fours=??? Eight-and-four=...
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    link video cards?

    I saw somewhere that you can link video cards together with a little clip hech, if you go to nvidia.com they have pc's with several vid cards...(nvidia). Is this just to add more monitors which doesn't make much sence since both my 7600 and 8800 cards alreay have 2 monitor ports and a S-vid...
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    secret ops?

    K, not asking where to dl The addon for secret ops but i'm sure alot of people have come across a similar problem... I own prophecy gold but i tried to reistall ops and the cd is scratched. Does EA still support sending in $10 along with the damaged cd for replacements? If they do it would be...
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    So is this it?

    I know I havn't posted in a few...years but things have happened. Started a buisness, had a couple of kids, had the old lady commited away (revenge is sweet) and I havn't posted but like I said...busy. :rolleyes: However I still play WC and have been looking for another flight sim series to...
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