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  1. Miscellaneous

    Watched "Lizzie Bennet Diaries" TV comedy show on the TBD network. Show features a 20-something discussing things & having friends/relatives in front of a web camera for others out there to see. In this episode, father had bought a real train whistle for Xmas and was blowing it several times throughout the show.

    Have a Lenovo pc with XP. A while back installed Xubuntu but the WIFI did not function. The other night hooked the pc through the Ethernet port which did function. ...
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  2. New CPU needed ....

    Do we have any Computer Techs/Guru's here?

    If we do, I am in the process of building a new computer for my wife running Windows 7. What I want to use as a CPU is the following:

    Intel i7-6700k (Skylake) Processor.

    I have read that microsucks has stopped support of windows 7 with their "new" 7th generation (plus) processors and that anything other than (pretty much) windows 10 can be run on them.

    Some people say that the Intel 6th gen ...
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  3. 2017, what a year!

    Well, the 2017 work season is now over, time to shift into winter service.
    It was a great year. Our crew went the entire year injury free (both serious and minor), we were highest out of the 3 tie crews in production, and I am very proud of my crew, BC LD tie 3. Worked behind a great production tamper operator. He tamped and I filled in, broomed, and trimmed over 120 miles of track over 4 subdivisions. Best day for tamping was just under 8,800 feet.
    Best work year yet for me.
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  4. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

    To all my friends Stateside

    I wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving. Peace and happiness to you and your families.

    Andy
    UK
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  5. Oakridge Hobbies ....

    Anyone ever bought anything over the net from Oakridge Hobbies?

    I ordered a number (7) DPM Kits from them on the 26th of last month and, other than the confirmation email from them, have heard nothing more. They claim they send a shipping email when the order is shipped. IF that is so, it takes them longer than 5 full days to process and ship something?

    Just wondering if this is the norm for that mob or if it is an anomaly in my case.
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