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    Another for comcast. I hate having to use them,...

    Another for comcast. I hate having to use them, but after a year of frontier having constant drops, intermittent access, and just terrible overall speed/service, I returned to the dark lord. I...
  2. Sticky: The highlights from the last thread give a...

    The highlights from the last thread give a picture of the end and what could possibly be done -



    I keep a stick near the front door and have to swat away at all the things hanging down just to...
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    We were able to find a quote at $400 to drop the...

    We were able to find a quote at $400 to drop the tree and it was right next to the house. Tied it up, cut, and the thing went down where it was supposed to.
    http://clearviewtreeservices.net/ did...
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    Will cut down on having to go the current back...

    Will cut down on having to go the current back way. Plenty of times I am already downtown on the Ranson side have to cut through the current way. Wondering how the flow from 115 to the Casino is...
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    I don't stop and I don't whip around like a...

    I don't stop and I don't whip around like a maniac either. I also come and go at very early and late times with no traffic on the road and headlights are seen everywhere.

    How many accidents...
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    From what I've read, goes back to how we use to...

    From what I've read, goes back to how we use to be more agricultural. Took time off during the summer to help with the fields, early to rise early to bed, yada yada yada - who knows, could be bunk. ...
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    Guess I'll wait for the big outage - so far,...

    Guess I'll wait for the big outage - so far, seems to run great.

    The 900 dollar one I got runs 12 hours at half load on 5 gallons. I ran it the first time for 12 hours and didn't even use the...
  8. Thread: What's this icon

    by JoeB
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    that last one is definitely the wifi connection...

    that last one is definitely the wifi connection icon. Assuming your laptop is hooked up to your home wifi? I know my laptop has a wifi off button on the side that I hit sometimes which cause the...
  9. I had the same experience that omd did. Noticed...

    I had the same experience that omd did. Noticed some trees on the wire where branches were resting on it. Went to...
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    Absolutely on the year round school. We aren't...

    Absolutely on the year round school. We aren't (for the most part) working the fields anymore. There is no reason why our kids should be going year around and going in later during the day instead...
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    We just passed the time for the first 5 years...

    We just passed the time for the first 5 years like everyone else - stocked up on the essentials and ran the fireplace. When we had the kid though, sucked it up and dropped some money on a generator....
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    Went out for the first clearing, and first shovel...

    Went out for the first clearing, and first shovel broke! Two more chances now before I have to use the metal digging one! Temp wise it feels great, and once I clear off the first few inches,...
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    Thought I saw this off the new route 9, between...

    Thought I saw this off the new route 9, between 340 and cattail run (shortcut road to sheetz!)
  14. Owner had a flier at post boxes near gate 1. She...

    Owner had a flier at post boxes near gate 1. She will get her after work today!
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    Lucky me got to work today. Roads out to Fairfax...

    Lucky me got to work today. Roads out to Fairfax are passable. Snow was building up on 115 (old rt 9) towards the top of the hill, but looks like it was somewhat treated (which it wasn't when I...
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    I've had the problem twice in the past. Each...

    I've had the problem twice in the past. Each time it was something with the signal going to the house. If you play the game right, you can get the automated message to send a refresher signal to...
  17. Comcast Doubles Speed for two top tier services

    Checked it out for myself, and I am running a good 40-50Mbps now instead of the normal 25-30. Looks like our area got the boost. Rumor that a 305Mbps platinum service in the works as well. Only...
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    Something tells me they are blowing smoke. ...

    Something tells me they are blowing smoke. Having worked in many a call centers the front lines folks never have that kind of access - if they did it would be awesome! The people you talk to are...
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    It really is a mess. I drove through Frederick,...

    It really is a mess. I drove through Frederick, Rockville, and back down to Fairfax today. Frederick by far was the most well off with no signs of power disruption. Fairfax has a lot of down...
  20. Thread: Generator fun

    by JoeB
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    Generator fun

    So with all the fun with power, got me thinking about generators again. We moved up here 4 years ago, and really haven't used the one that came with the house. When it was just me and the wife, was...
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    They are just serving their addicts. TV,...

    They are just serving their addicts. TV, Internet, etc are luxury items. They charge what people will pay for them. I think there is still dial-up service around :)
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    I saw "javascript-injection" at the end, and said...

    I saw "javascript-injection" at the end, and said "that's the problem right there." I know not everyone is tech savy, but allowing anything to run javascript from an untrusted source is asking for...
  23. Thread: Notary

    by JoeB
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    The UPS or Fedex place near the Weis in Ranson...

    The UPS or Fedex place near the Weis in Ranson does notary service as well. http://www.theupsstorelocal.com/5832/
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    I went and compared my bill from January to Feb...

    I went and compared my bill from January to Feb using the pdfs for my bills on their site.

    Changes I saw:

    **I noted on the January Bill, the 5th page says price hikes start for service...
  25. Thread: Kidney stones

    by JoeB
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    Had re-occurring stones for a year and a half. ...

    Had re-occurring stones for a year and a half. Besides the painkillers, best thing I found for them was a warm heat pad you can put on your back on the side that is affected. Mine all came in on...
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