| O-T Lounge|| Nerd Board Tech question (Torrents) - LordSnow on 5/6/13 at 11:06 pm|
Ok, So I have this nice new Sat connection here in Afghan. I have a 3 meg pipe. I can download files in the 2-300 kb/s range regularly. FaceTime works flawlessly. But I cannot, for the life of me, download anything on torrents. I get 4-9kb/s only. I've tried a couple different files just to m...
| Movie/TV Board|| Close encounters of the third kind question - LordSnow on 4/10/13 at 6:15 pm|
Would you go with them @ the end?...
| Movie/TV Board|| Orphan Black ____ anyone else catch this? - LordSnow on 3/31/13 at 10:10 am|
pretty solid first episode. Supposed to be a SciFi thriller.
It airs on the BBC after Doctor Who. It might be on BBC America. Anyway, I recommend. You can find it here :
| Money Talk|| Am I being taken? Real estate question - LordSnow on 3/29/13 at 11:24 am|
So, My house is for sale. I bought it in 08. The appraisal then listed the house with a Sq footage of 1918. The prospective buyer had an appraisal done that lists the sq footage in the 1700's Now, here is where it gets "interesting" the people doing the appraisal stopped before it was done t...
| O-T Lounge|| Would you stay here? - LordSnow on 3/2/13 at 5:27 am|
I'm going to be rolling thru Dubai in a couple of months and I'm looking for a decent and reasonably priced hotel.
This one caught my eye. Brand spankin new and 160 a night
Would you stay here?
| Movie/TV Board|| Good BBC Shows. Am I missing anything? - LordSnow on 1/24/13 at 6:23 am|
I want to see anything good the BBC has done in recent times.
The IT Crowd
| Movie/TV Board|| ASOIAF Winds of Winter new preview Chapter - LordSnow on 1/9/13 at 11:20 am|
| Money Talk|| Simple Question about being pre-approved for a mortgage - LordSnow on 1/6/13 at 6:53 am|
So I'm moving to just outside Austin. We've been pre-approved for 325k [b]( They wouldnt take the wife's income into account for some reason about her not having a Job in Texas? )[/b] Now we plan on putting 50k or so down on the house. Couldnt we be looking @ 375k houses? ( I dont want a 375K ...
| O-T Lounge|| Happy New Year - LordSnow on 12/31/12 at 1:40 pm|
Its after midnight here. Hope everyone has a good 2013 :cheers:...
| Movie/TV Board|| Does anyone know about this new series Crossbones? - LordSnow on 12/30/12 at 7:14 pm|
Starring Hugh Laurie and created by the creator and writer of Luther.
Its supposed to air on NBC.......
| O-T Lounge|| Tech board question: Sync iphone and ipad between 2 computers? - LordSnow on 12/26/12 at 4:56 pm|
So is this any easier now with the new itunes or is it still a PITA? I got a new Mac and I wanna start using it to transfer files but all my existing stuff is on a a PC laptop. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Any Sharepoint admins? - LordSnow on 12/16/12 at 1:12 pm|
I need to check in a file someone checked out. This person isnt available to check in the file
I know just about zip about sharepoint but I do have admin creds to the box.
| O-T Lounge|| Boots for snow and mud - LordSnow on 12/14/12 at 7:17 pm|
Whatcha got? I'm looking @ these LL Bean boots (Their boots are on sale today and have a lifetime warranty from what I gather) but I have no real experiance with snow.
Would like t...
| O-T Lounge|| Tell me about your Ford Explorer - LordSnow on 12/1/12 at 6:24 pm|
Anyone have a new one? Wifey is looking at them. Likes / Dislikes? ...
| O-T Lounge|| Any OT experts on pearls? - LordSnow on 11/17/12 at 3:47 pm|
Whats the diff between these 2 necklaces? :noporn:
Other than the price
I'm overseas on a military ba...
| O-T Lounge|| Anyone travel through Europe by train? - LordSnow on 11/15/12 at 8:19 pm|
I'm going to be going thru London in about 6-7 months and would like to hop on a train and see some other countries. Whats a good site to plan a trip like this?...
| Money Talk|| Improving credit score. - LordSnow on 11/11/12 at 3:56 pm|
So, Lets say $ isnt really an issue.
All the monthly bills are paid on time.
Nothing left in collections
Some student loans but in good standing
I have 2 Credit Cards with 0 balances
My plan is to start paying a monthly bill with each one and then paying them off each month to start some chu...
| O-T Lounge|| Hurricane Sandy Victims complaining - LordSnow on 11/10/12 at 2:20 pm|
So, I just read an article about the people affected by hurricane Sandy complaining about the free accomodations and food being provided to them by FEMA. They have to live in tents ( The Horror ) and eat fried chicken out of the box and instant potatoes (OMG Such Suffering). The Generators are to...
| O-T Lounge|| Your Opinion on ticket sales and TAF fees - LordSnow on 11/10/12 at 11:36 am|
Do you think its right for someone to try to re-coup the TAF fees when selling their tickets?
I personally dont think it is, but thats just my humble opinion. ...
| O-T Lounge|| OT I.T peeps I need your opinion - LordSnow on 11/4/12 at 4:23 pm|
I'm going to upgrade my little netbook.
I have a Dell 1011 mini with me over here.
I got it cause it was small and cheap.
I'm doubling the ram to 2GB, would a SSD really benefit me? ...
| Movie/TV Board|| Has anyone read "Wind through the keyhole" yet? - LordSnow on 10/31/12 at 9:18 pm|
I've read the other 7. Thinking about grabbing this on Kindle later today
Would like your thoughts...
| Movie/TV Board|| Dresden Files fans "Cold Days" preview chapter released - LordSnow on 10/31/12 at 12:38 pm|
Chapter 2 release today...
| O-T Lounge|| OT I.T peeps Assemble - LordSnow on 10/14/12 at 11:19 pm|
I'm at a decision point. Since I'm over here in the sandbox I have a lot of spare time. I need to decide which Cert I want to knock out next. I'm deciding between CISSP or CCNA. Both will take quite some time, but the CISSP will def take longer.
I currently hold the following:
A+ ( bullshite...
| O-T Lounge|| Meow, look meow - LordSnow on 9/30/12 at 5:45 pm|
| Tiger Rant|| Need a listen live link for todays game - LordSnow on 9/22/12 at 9:59 am|
I had a nice link from 2 games ago but it was on the score board so I cant find it now.
| O-T Lounge|| Need a good winter coat. - LordSnow on 9/20/12 at 2:00 pm|
I cant really try any out since I'm in derka derka stan. Would like to spend less than 200 for something that will keep me warm ( last year it got to -17 here)
For 200 I can get a North Face Triclimate which seems like a good jacket.
Anyone have something they recommend?...
| O-T Lounge|| Is this site legit? - LordSnow on 9/20/12 at 11:54 am|
Seems almost too good of a deal.......
| O-T Lounge|| OT I.T peeps Assemble (proxy site question) - LordSnow on 9/18/12 at 11:21 pm|
So, I am now forced to use Sniper Hill here in the Sandbox and they filter our internet. Completely unacceptable imo and I'm trying to use a proxy site, but all the ones I try wont open links. They just come back to the same page
| O-T Lounge|| Quick, give me a good proxy / circumventer site - LordSnow on 9/6/12 at 3:19 pm|
That works on an iPad well. Damn Dubai Internet filtering. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Dubai or London recommendations? - LordSnow on 9/4/12 at 12:06 pm|
Will be in both cities this week. Anything will be better than what I've had for 5 months but if you have solid rec's I'm listening. ...