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JeanDavid replied to the Improve the Fool board. 8:46 PM

Re: Tracking gone wild?

Try the NoScript add-on https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/noscript/?src......

I tried that a coupla years ago. That was terrible and unusable. I [more]

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JeanDavid replied to the Paying For College board. 8:46 AM

Re: Internships/coops

He will need an advanced degree to teach.

Not for high school, where I think he would actually excel. The shortage of STEM teachers is so great that he would be able to do this with a course or two, with the requirement of
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Tue Apr 25

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JeanDavid replied to the Improve the Fool board. 11:18 AM

Re: Tracking gone wild?

That did appear to work, ..., but the cure was perhaps worse than the problem.

I'll say. I went to my weather forecast page and it lit up 5 sub-screens and the little arrow circling around in each did that for way to long. So I [more]

Mon Apr 24

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JeanDavid replied to the Improve the Fool board. 9:10 PM

Re: Tracking gone wild?

Try turning off javascript

Where do you do this? I went through my Firefox options and did not anything that fit.


In the old days, under Edit->Preferences somewhere, there were options to turn on or off both [more]

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JeanDavid replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 9:06 AM

Re: Berkshire Automotive seeks a loophole in Tex

IMO this scenario is one big reason for factory/dealership separation. If a customer is asking for help from an independently-owned dealership that has been in the community for many years, they are more likely to get satisfaction. If you have to [more]

Sun Apr 23

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JeanDavid replied to the Paying For College board. 7:40 AM

Re: Internships/coops

growing up in a family where work was a point of pride, as was early retirement that one saved for

The economic and social systems have changed so much since I grew up.

Now days, you cannot take work for granted. None of the [more]

Fri Apr 21

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JeanDavid replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 1:26 PM

Re: Computer Security

You should have the legal age to get a govt. job.

You gotta be 35 or older to be president. Apparently, you must be 35 or less to work for FBI,

Thu Apr 20

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JeanDavid replied to the Linux User's Group board. 5:48 PM

Re: What's your setup like?

I'm "getting by" with an ancient desktop computer,
a Dell Dimension 8200,
and running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

What is it like in the 21st Century?


I have a DellT7600 with three SATA hard drives, a slow 4-core [more]

Wed Apr 19

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JeanDavid replied to the Improve the Fool board. 9:10 PM

Re: How did goofyhoofy get a graphic on his page

The smiley works on Linux Firefox ESR45.8.0
but the other is just a square bpx with illegible numbers in it.

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JeanDavid replied to the Linux User's Group board. 6:08 PM

Re: Adobe Flash Player Shockwave Flash

It turns out that it is necessary to remove file

pluginreg.dat from directory /home/jeandavid8/.mozilla/firefox/e3qwcrl1.default-1425525183146

It seems to me that Firefox should do this automatically, or to change the required data [more]

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JeanDavid posted to the Linux User's Group board. 4:49 PM

Adobe Flash Player Shockwave Flash

I have been getting this all day:
Adobe Flash Player
Shockwave Flash 25.0 r0

v. 25.0.0.127 vulnerable

Update Now

So I downloaded, shut down my browser, and [more]

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JeanDavid replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 3:54 PM

Re: Computer Security

Most tell you few employers are willing to train anyone over 50. After 50 they only hire you to do what you already know. Sounds like most of us get pretty set in our ways by that time. 40 yo midlife crisis maybe causes some to try something new. [more]

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JeanDavid replied to the Railroads board. 2:50 PM

Re: WSJ: CSX cost cutting eliminating hump yards

WSJ article yesterday reports that CSX new management is cutting costs (and improving service) by eliminating hump (or classification) yards. Traditionally classification yards are used to sort the cars from an incoming train and route them to the [more]

Tue Apr 18

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JeanDavid replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:39 PM

Re: Buffett on Book Value

I remember at different times over the last few decades when the markets had become focused on book value. Investors talked of assets like steel mills, paper companies, mining stocks and shipping lines being attractive solely on the basis that [more]

Sun Apr 16

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JeanDavid replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:10 PM

Re: facebook

So why would my boyfriend's daughter want to take a message from Jason Smith?

Because she does not trust Zaphod Beeblebrox?

Sat Apr 15

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JeanDavid replied to the Improve the Fool board. 11:10 PM

Re: Did TMF falsely claim stock picks were unbia

I've been here long enough to remember the Foolish Four. In fact, having read some of your earlier books and worked through the workbook, I was seriously considering investing in that strategy. But before pulling the trigger (I mean, I [more]

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JeanDavid posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:04 AM

New airline thread

Delta OKs offers of up to $9,950 to flyers who give up seats

http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-delta-volunteer-of...

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JeanDavid replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:58 AM

Re: OT: Airline

And if United can't get its people to the right place to operate its business, then they cancel some flights. United cancels flights every day of the year. Its a normal part of their business. They can deal with the rare event. Or they can [more]

Fri Apr 14

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JeanDavid replied to the Income Investor boards. 7:41 PM

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JeanDavid replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:52 PM

Re: Impact of the rise of passive investing

Most owners just charge at home and never need anything else.
What happens if the power goes out?


It can be a problem with gasoline too. I remember driving from New Jersey to Buffalo NY one winter and getting stuck in Wind Gap, [more]

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