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Fri Mar 20

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GrandpaRalph replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 9:27 PM

Re: COMCAST wants me to get a faster modem ?

I received a letter from COMCAST/XFINITY letting me know that my current modem is not "getting the most of my service".....Did anyone make the "switch" and are happy they did

About 2 or 3 years ago, Comcast was [more]

Tue Mar 10

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GrandpaRalph replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 10:28 PM

Re: Question....

Don't be so sensitive. There are plenty of reasons to not like Obama...

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Wed Feb 11

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GrandpaRalph replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:35 PM

Re: Windows 8.1: HP Envy 700

2. Activate antivirus. McAfee provided free for 30 days with machine. (I plan to switch to the Microsoft product.)

If you are thinking Microsoft Security Essentials, it won't load under Win 8.1. Instead, something called [more]

Mon Jan 26

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GrandpaRalph replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 4:09 PM

Re: Brakes

How long can you expect brakes to last on
modern cars?


Our 2007 Ford Escape has 121K on it. Front discs were replaced at 105K, rear drums are still original, with 4mm thickness left, just measured last week. Not sure what they [more]

Tue Jan 20

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GrandpaRalph replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:53 PM

Re: Quite a bargain, really.

World oil prices went to $47/bbl yesterday. A barrel is 42 gallons, so that's $1.10 a gallon.

...

And then you pay under $2 for a gallon. I guess I find that pretty impressive.


What I thought was conspicuously [more]

Sat Jan 3

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GrandpaRalph replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 8:38 PM

Re: Garage door opener.

This is what mine needed last April.... nylon gears had turned to nylon dust. Found it by putting the model number in Amazon.

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Wed Dec 31

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GrandpaRalph replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 5:47 PM

Re: Internet speeds.

I will soon be switching to a bundled package TV/internet/phone and see no benefit to paying more than is necessary.

I got tired of paying the high Comcast rates, and switched to a bundle that packaged Dish TV with Frontier internet [more]

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