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I would think you could disable the wireless router that's part of the new cable modem. When we got out Blast upgrade, I went to Newegg.com and bought a DOCSIS 3.0 modem for under $50 and kept my Apple Extreme Base Station intact and never changed a single device. Also saved me the $7.99 a month Comcast wanted to charge for the modem/router rental.
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Hey, I liked it - small edits and all. It had a nice flow to it. And from myself, who's been published several times in Thrice Fiction, I think it had an excellent chance.
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I'd like to keep it going into September. It's pushing me to blog more, plus I have no shortage of topics and drafts that I want to get into blog posts.
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As for the video part above, that's a bummer the video work got put to the back burner. Hope it will pick up again here soon.
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Facebook... where do I start? I removed the regular Facebook app from my phone almost 9 months ago and haven't missed it. Although, about 5 months ago, I installed the Facebook Paper app. So much nicer to use on my phone. I like the swipe interface a lot better than the scrolling the regular FB app uses. As for my love/hate relationship with FB, It's a mixed bag for me. Many of my friends that I grew up are ones that I have to hide their feeds from my timeline/news feed. So much division over many topics like politics and religion and all of the game invites and "You won't believe what happens" video uploads. I cross post my blog posts to FB and a few other posts, but the toxic level of conversations and comments is something I really try to avoid. If I had more friends like you and Kim and Dave2, I wouldn't hate FB so much. Along the subject of multiple apps, I admit to liking Swarm now that it's seen some updates and features added to it that were once in Foursquare. I still use Foursquare for tips, both adding myself and reading others.
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I approve of the Snippet Wednesday post. Just because it's something I see on your blog once a week anyway. And I'm working on post 9 of 14 here. I will reach 14 posts by the end of Sunday. I've rather enjoyed this challenge. Kicking me back into regular posting. I've not seen Guardians of the Galaxy yet, but plan to on Sunday with my wife. I've also never seen The Dark Knight Rises (I do want to, just haven't yet). I hope we both don't get a geek card taken away from us. Great choice of photos. Yahoo does do weather right and elegant. Even though the built in Weather app on the iPhone uses Yahoo weather as a source, I still prefer the Yahoo Weather app over anything else. The only want is to have an option to login to my Yahoo account so I can sync my Weather locations (instead of having to add them on both the iPhone app and on the Yahoo Weather desktop site.
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If I could go a couple of months with my SiriusXM, I'm sure they would give me a great offer. I might have to do that next April... cancel than wait for the "please come back" email.
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You stumped us all from last week. As for this week, based on your clue, I'm going to guess it's the top of a piece of banana nut bread.
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I normally call in about a week before my subscription expires in the first week of May and say that $265 a year for a single radio with internet/app access is more than I want to spend. And they lower it by about $80. I listen to my iPod a good deal to where I wouldn't miss SiriusXM too much, but there is my Howard Stern channels that aren't available anywhere else. I need to take up your suggestion on the Audible again.
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Right on. Hoping RW (editor of Thrice Fiction) will pass it into publication.
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Oh yes. I do try to sneak in a few adult naps here and there.
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Always good to get them to sleep or nap. Kids fight it on so many levels.
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I loved the "Smoke on the Water" Vine shout out you did. Looks like you and Eric had a great time. And you can't beat free.
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I think most co-workers don't keep in touch. Maybe in the few months after they quit, they might go to lunch once or twice. Looking back at all of the jobs that I have, I would say I keep in regular touch with 20 or so of my former co-workers. This is outside of Facebook, meaning phone calls, text messages, visiting, going for drinks, hanging out with their family, business networking. Most I've kept in contact for almost 20 years, a couple it's been over 20 years and the rest less than 10 years.
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How cool is this. Inspired to create a short story. Sorry to hear the wine festival was a bust. Ahh.. Thrice Fiction.
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I so wanted the iTunes digital copy option, but I guess this studio that released the movie has a history of only supporting UltraViolet.
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Release the KRAGLE! So cool that you saw this movie. I can tell you that, yes, the big screen brought out a lot in this movie. I saw it twice on the big screen and the second time was even better. I can also tell you that I've seen it come back to theaters and other one time showings on the big screen here locally. So it may be the case in your area. I also own the Ultraviolet (it's so easy to type Ultra Violent, which is how setting up these accounts and managing the media can make us) and have watched it on the iPad and it's not the same, even though I still enjoy the movie.
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Wonderful tribute. I love this album as well. Remember playing it to death along side Steve Martin's comedy album (which came out years before). Will have to go back and play it a few times this week to garner me some belly laughs.
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It's a toss up for me... it's either a kiwi or a pear.
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I'm going with the scroll wheel of your mouse. Unless you are building a robot and that's it's eye socket.
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That up close green looked just like broken cement that had been painted over. Nice stumping. This week, toothbrush head/bristles.
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So not only 10k steps, but averaging 11k steps a day. That's awesome. New blogware... are you moving from TypePad to another platform?
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My suggestion is Lamb by Christopher Moore. I follow him on Twitter and have read his short stories years ago. He's a great writer and his themes seem to have a draw for those of us that like comic fantasy.
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Jenny Lewis. Ace Frehley. Cool new music. The Jenny Lewis is getting a lot of press. She's on tour as well (with a SLC date). I've seen Rilo Kiley before (they opened for Modest Mouse some years ago).
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Love that SciencePorn tweet. The duct vs. duck tape name gets a lot of attention from the grammar police. The brand of Duck Tape that Samuel mentioned means they simply made it easier for people to associate the tape with a common name pronunciation. As you said, dumb people getting helped out here.
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