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  • Started 2 years ago by Lighthouse
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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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...at least until the OP's problem has been solved.
Better yet, keep it in OT.

Posted 2 years ago
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Xhi
Xhi
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<---------------- Salutes smartly. As he turns to go he hears the words, "Carry on!"

Posted 2 years ago
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6card
6card
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Xhi ... what do you mean, "messing around"?

And LH, what is "OT"?"

sixcard

Posted 2 years ago
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Xhi
Xhi
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I did not say "messing around" anywhere in my reply??????

OT = Off Topic in H2G, Overtime in Sports, in the Bible = Old Testiment, Medically = Occupational Therapy.

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6card
6card
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Xhi, sorry about the my goof. In fact my reply was not intended toward you. But, Lighthouse, what does "messing about" mean?

The OT, as it applies to HtG, was a sufficient answer.

No need for hostility. Just trying to learn. Not all of us are as up to speed as you.

sixcard

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raphoenix
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Posted 2 years ago
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Xhi
Xhi
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@6card: I was not being hostile, I was just "messing about".

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6card
6card
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OK, thanks ...

BTW, OT may = Old Timer.

six

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Xhi
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raphoenix
raphoenix
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Half the folks on HTG Have Console and the other half do not so in YouTube Competition,
the Haves always win. It is the Way of the World. :(

Posted 2 years ago
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Doc70030
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Don't worry, my son calls me old man. He had stated that I knew about building and repairing computers but he knew more about software...I kept silent. Then he needed help with his laptop, I bought a universal charger, enough to fix it, and made it reload itself and made reload disks for it from it...his response was wow you know how to do that...sometimes I think I need a rider's crop or a rolled up news paper for my adult son.

Posted 2 years ago
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Enthusiast
Enthusiast
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Doc70030, It's a generational thing. Kids are unwilling to believe their parents could have learned anything they haven't been exposed to. One day my daughter came home from school and was telling me about her day and what she learned. After which I expounded on the topics, bringing up points I thought would be interesting to her. After which, her eyebrows raised and she exclaimed "How did you know that?" I laughed and told her, "I went to school when I was younger also." :)

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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What I mean is threads like this,
http://www.howtogeek.com/forum.....8;view=all

The OP posts a legitimate question, as do the next 3 questions and answer. After that it goes off the chart.

Posted 2 years ago
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jcx
jcx
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@ LH` r u referring to xhi's cockney slang answer,
that is quite obviously ot.
probably just meant 2 b self explanatory, or summit.
btw;just as Jason Statham is either ot or just oldtimey
(prime example of off topic^^ + likely irrelevant)
just seem 2 hav the urge 2 see an image of the bad man..

Posted 1 year ago
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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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Things like,
http://www.howtogeek.com/forum.....ost-281846
and anything that is not helpful to the OP.

Posted 1 year ago
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Hermitt
Hermitt
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Oh, you mean the OP who clearly stated that he illegally activated Windows using an "Activator" as he called it then installed the windows update file KB971033 which nailed the OS as being Pirated/illegally activated?
I was shocked when that thread was NOT CLOSED by a moderator. ;)

Jim

Posted 1 year ago
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warlock
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Posted 1 year ago
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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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Posted 1 year ago
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warlock
warlock
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Not available in my country. I am banned.

Posted 1 year ago
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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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Different one, but along the same lines,


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