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Wed May 6


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HaltCatchFire posted to the Survivor board. 10:31 PM


So we can vote for cast members for next season. Second chances. Folks who didn't win the first time.

One of the female candidates is Carolyn Rivera. Who is still in the game this week. Did they just "out" her as getting voted in [more]

Wed Apr 22


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HaltCatchFire replied to the TEOTWAWKI board. 8:31 PM

Re: TrueCrypt compromised

Thanks for the follow-up! I admit this had dropped off my radar.

Why TrueCrypt project closed? Guesses abound, maybe a warrant canary.

That's been my theory. The recommendation of Microsoft's BitLocker was so bad as to be [more]


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HaltCatchFire posted to the Replies I'd Like To Make board. 11:27 AM

IRL, at work

Thank you for mansplaining how NFS file permissions work while not actually addressing the help ticket. Had you taken 10 seconds to examine the directory in question you'd see that it doesn't have group write permissions set so, no, we can't fix the [more]

Fri Mar 20


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HaltCatchFire replied to the TEOTWAWKI board. 10:57 PM

Re: Water: at happens if?....

They are opening a new desalination plant near Legoland in Carlsbad, and will soon start on one in Huntington Beach.

They may well be able to desalinate enough water to serve California's human population. I doubt they'd be able to [more]

Thu Mar 19


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HaltCatchFire replied to the Millionaire Fools board. 8:13 PM

Re: Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be

One thing DH and I have struggled with this year is whether to send our son to a top-5 engineering school (which he was accepted to, out of state) or a top-120 engineering school (in-state, cheaper). Is it worth an extra $20K a year to send him to [more]

Sun Jun 14


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HaltCatchFire wrote 3:00 PM

I don't much care for the new profile page layout.

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