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Mark12547 replied to the Television Banter board. 4:42 PM

Re: Dig 031915

From time to time I notice an inconsistency.

In last week's episode (03/19/2015) it surprised me to hear someone say "Praise Jesus!" because that person was depicted as a conservative Jew and only a "completed Jew" or a [more]

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Mark12547 replied to the Television Banter board. 11:25 AM

Re: "Dig" 032615

That scene where they were trying to decode the "war tablet" strongly reminded me of some other recent (w/i last 10 years IIRC) TV series doing a similar bit of business, but I can't recall what it was.

Now that I have seen [more]

Fri Mar 27

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Mark12547 replied to the Television Banter board. 9:52 PM

Re: "Dig" 032615

I have mixed feelings about the series, but I am still watching it. (Most recent episode, however, is still on the DVR, waiting for me to get time to watch it.)

Does "Revelations" ring bells with anyone else?

There [more]

Fri Mar 20

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Mark12547 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 1:09 PM

Re: COMCAST wants me to get a faster modem ?

I am on triple play because of the savings on the higher TV tier with it, so I am renting a Comcast modem.

Comcast wants to drop support of DOCSIS 1 because it is antiquated and requires hardware on their end to support it.

DOSCIS [more]

Wed Mar 18

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Mark12547 replied to the Television Banter board. 5:46 PM

Re: iZombie 031715

iLIKED IT TOO!

The quirkiness reminded me a bit of "Pushing Daisies".

My DVR is already set to capture next week's episode.

Wed Mar 11

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Mark12547 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 1:00 AM

Re: File deletion

CCleaner has a Drive Wiper (Tools -> Drive Wiper), allowing you to choose 1, 3, 7, or 35 overwrites. I haven't tested it on a thumb drive but the drive selection includes removable media. I doubt if most people need something more sophisticated [more]

Wed Mar 4

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Mark12547 replied to the Great Movies board. 8:30 PM

Re: Rom-Com favorites

I'm not much for romantic comedies, but, in addition to your pick of The Princess Bride, there are a few others that come to mind:

Romancing the Stone (yes, more of an action than a comedy, but it has its humorous [more]

Thu Feb 5

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Mark12547 replied to the UFO's and Roswell board. 1:18 PM

Re: UFO's over nuclear missile launch sites

Since I had supplied the Rec, I might as well tell you why:

Robert Hastings sounded quite competent in what he stated, sounded like he had a very tight methodology (sticking to direct witnesses where it can be verified those witnesses would [more]

Thu Jan 29

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Mark12547 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 1:38 PM

Re: HIGH TECH TO THE NTH DEGREE

Sorry, it's a hoax.

oh well, i guess the hair on my arm will grow back. :(

I was wondering if I would need to wax part of my arm to use it, or live with the log in my friend's eye actually being one of my arm hairs. [more]

Wed Jan 28

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Mark12547 replied to the Television Banter board. 5:47 AM

Re: Star Trek - That's what a transporter is for.

Sometimes there is something that interferes with transport.

But, yes, site-to-site transport, or at least site-to-pad transport is a whole lot more reliable than a foot race ... if you aren't energy-starved.

One wonders why the [more]

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Mark12547 replied to the Television Banter board. 5:41 AM

Re: These titles are retiring from Netflix strea

Usually if one goes to one's "My List" instant queue page, the titles expiring in the next 7 days will show the expiration date in the "Notes" column. Unfortunately, that often isn't enough time for a series. Once in a great while [more]

Sun Jan 25

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Mark12547 replied to the All things Sci-Fi board. 3:16 AM

Re: "12 Monkeys" SyFy TV Series

I have seen the first two episodes and I preferred the second episode.

I didn't expect killing the person fingered as the cause of the plague would free the future, not just because then there would have been no episode 3, but also because a [more]

Sat Jan 10

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Mark12547 replied to the Television Banter board. 2:28 AM

Re: Tonight's viewing schedule:

My viewing schedule and the TV broadcast schedule almost never match, thanks to a DVR.

I watch Pawnography (History) after watching the new episodes of Pawn Stars (History). But also there is The Carbinaro Effect (new episode, a [more]

Tue Jan 6

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Mark12547 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 3:18 PM

Re: Speaking of DOCSIS 3

*If you pay for anything slower than 38Mbps, then DOCSIS 3 won't make a difference*

Since and average cable node is 50-500 customers, even with a 1-2 Mbit plan you might get better performance with D3 - D3 will hop channels as [more]

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Mark12547 replied to the Television Banter board. 1:50 AM

Re: Galavant 010514

I really liked it! Some of the lyrics were a bit too explicit for my tastes, but overall I thought it was hilarious and had enough twists that I expect to watch the whole "season"!

Fri Jan 2

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Mark12547 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 7:21 AM

Re: Speaking of DOCSIS 3

esp. For residential service, I want ONE address of each type. And a router that does NAT for both.

Actually, IPv4 was originally designed so that each device would have its own unique IP address. NAT (and CIDR) came about to conserve [more]

Thu Jan 1

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Mark12547 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 9:14 PM

Re: wifi password security

Make sure the admin password of your router is NOT the same as the WiFi password. (Some people like to assign the same password to multiple things, and this is one of the examples where it is a bad idea.)

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Mark12547 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 9:11 PM

Re: Speaking of DOCSIS 3

When Comcast shipped me a gateway (combination DOCSIS 3 modem / 4-Ethernet-port WiFi router) to replace the DOCSIS 2 modem I was renting from them, two things stood out for me:

1. The speedtest now gave consistently good results with the new [more]

Wed Dec 31

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Mark12547 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 4:56 PM

Re: Internet speeds.

If you aren't interested in my thought process, skip to the last paragraph of this message.

I got 12ms 40.3Mbls and 2.3 Mbps UL

That tells us that you don't need download speeds faster than 40Mbps. :)

Of course, that [more]

Thu Dec 25

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Mark12547 replied to the Great Movies board. 9:43 PM

Re: Amy Adams PO'd at Today Show...

Come to think of it, I have probably watched the Indian head test pattern more times than I had watched the Today Show. :)

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