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Thanks everyone.


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"Hope not them extremist people. :>"

 

with "extremist", you mean the ones not going to bend over to the west?



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Aaaaaand all of a sudden its 85F here and I'm sitting shirtless. Why cant I just live in Fiji? ;(

We've had about 25C today, and it's going to be warmer yet tomorrow. It's frickin' May and it's already sweltering summer heat.

 

Why can't I just live in the arctic? ;(



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Come hang in Chicago where its now a crisp 9C. We can go sit in my garage and knock back beers. :lol:
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It's election day here in Tehran so I went out and voted first thing in the morning.


Hope not them extremist people. :>

 

 

Definitely not, Lexx. Thanks for being a nice person! <3

 

Also:

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We Won! To freedom <3


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Come hang in Chicago where its now a crisp 9C. We can go sit in my garage and knock back beers. :lol:

 

Drove to town today to play PnP with my friends, it was about 27C according to my cars thermometer, and guess what broke off in my car? The tensioning bolt for my AC.

 

Luckily, I had bought an extra spare part that I kept in my glove compartment together with a 10mm and a 12mm wrench so that I could fix it. I knew that Murphy would hit me and that I'd need spares, so I bought them. I'm just that damn clever. I'm pretty pleased with myself, can you tell? :lol:

 

And we managed to complete two sections in the campaign wich netted us two levels in one evening. Then again, we'd gone 4-5 evenings without a single level since the adventure isn't built around experience points but "At this section the PC's get a level".



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I have had some excellent work developments, I am moving into a new role as Product Manager of a really popular and strategic cloud based eDiscovery and forensics software product

 

So my role is much more sales and business focused with the technical understanding. My work is sending several of us on mini-MBA training which looks very pertinent  8)

 

http://reallifemba.co.za/about/


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Congrats , BVC!
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I have had some excellent work developments, I am moving into a new role as Product Manager of a really popular and strategic cloud based eDiscovery and forensics software product

 

So my role is much more sales and business focused with the technical understanding. My work is sending several of us on mini-MBA training which looks very pertinent  8)

 

http://reallifemba.co.za/about/

Congrats!


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I ordered a new laptop today. I considered switching over to Apple after what I read in consumer reports. According to them Apple laptops have an average failure rate of 9% after 3 years of ownership. Windows laptops (granted comparing one brand to many) have an aggregate average of 18% failure rate after three years. But after four years the apple rate climbs to 12% and Windows machines to 42%. Mine is 4 years old and has a motherboard and HDD issue. So i was liking Apple for the reliability but there are just so many limitations on SW compatibility. Not as bad as it used to be by any means but if you want something outside the Apple ecosystem you're kind of screwed. And Macs are very expensive. I was looking at the Macbook Pro but dressed up the way I'd want it would cost almost $2k. That is nuts. That would not even have a dedicated GPU and for me that is a must. So I opted to with an Alienware 13 R3. It has the i7-7700HQ Quad & NVIDIA 1060 with 6GBDDR5. It was a little expensive and I'm not loving a 13" display but if I had to make a trade off it would be in display size.

 

It was quite a bit less than the Macbook Pro. Plus Dell offered $80 in rewards if I took their awful financing offer. 19% APR! That's robbery. It does have 1 year no interest. I'll definitely pay that off.


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Yeah, that's the thing, you can buy a couple PC's for the same price as a Mac, so reliability is a bit of a wash. Plus Macs tend to lack backwards compatibility, so even if it lasts for 4-5 years, you will either need to upgrade the OS or get left behind.



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Working from home today, I loathe laptop screens but don't have a KVM switch here. But at least it's a calm day

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Luckily my laptop survived the first 3 years... ;)


Thread getting a bit long, more stuff here

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