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Location:Plaquemine, LA
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Number of Posts:11035
Registered on:11/17/2003
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re: Does anyone on this board use an HTPC? - Korkstand
[quote]Phat Phil[/quote]Goddammit. I don't care if the TV is centered between the walls, it needs to be centered with the stones....
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re: Does anyone on this board use an HTPC? - Korkstand
[quote]XBone? I guess my understanding of an HTPC is off.[/quote]The XBone was heavily marketed as an all-in-one living room entertainment box. Basically an HTPC that plays games....
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re: Embed videos and play them inside TD - Korkstand
[quote]Until you hang a number on it, it's speculation.[/quote][quote]but still speculation until you can measure it. [/quote]It was speculation based on years of experience plus basic logic. But, you're right, my earlier guess of half a second per embedded video was just speculation. So I measured ...
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re: Embed videos and play them inside TD - Korkstand
[quote]Page load speed for streaming vids is inconsequential, IMHO.[/quote]Not sure what impact your opinion has on the fact that multiple video players on a page slows it down....
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re: Embed videos and play them inside TD - Korkstand
[quote]how are other message boards able to do it without issue?[/quote]By ignoring the issues....
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re: Embed videos and play them inside TD - Korkstand
[quote]Limit it to YouTube, Vimeo, etc - and other domains where you can control inappropriate content...[/quote]Like I said, not just inappropriate, but also content unsafe for your computer like what happened the first go 'round. [quote]Whuuu?? Just embed a player (iFrame it) in the post and stre...
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re: Embed videos and play them inside TD - Korkstand
[quote]It's 2015. Come on...[/quote]So? Things may be easier to do these days, but harder to do safely and correctly. And pulling content from an external site is not exactly one of the safer things to attempt. Embedded videos also slow down page loads, and Chicken and Circus Child seem to be ob...
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re: Embed videos and play them inside TD - Korkstand
[quote]Well... all you guys have to do is hire an NSA flunky to screen embedded posts. No need to thank me for this life-changing information.[/quote]It wasn't just the content of the videos, there were other problems with it. One dude figured out how to make everyone's browser spawn tons of windows...
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re: Embed videos and play them inside TD - Korkstand
[quote]We were able to do that for like a week once but people abused it.[/quote]First ever embedded Youtube on TD... [link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/o-t-lounge/embedded-youtube-test/23090457/)]"Testing out a new feature...please don't abuse it." [/link]--Chicken...
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re: Laptop shopping-- Way to many options... - Korkstand
[quote]Best part about Lenovos is that you don't have to worry about getting them infected, they're already infected with Superfish and Conduit malware right out of the box![/quote] Supposedly they've stopped doing that shite after all the terrible pub, and they released a tool and instructions to r...
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re: Laptop shopping-- Way to many options... - Korkstand
[quote]Not totally up to speed on SSD... I see the benefits of SSD for speed and stableness but at this point is it really a must?[/quote]Yeah. Have you ever used a computer with an SSD? I couldn't imagine going back to a spinning disk. The benefits are especially nice for laptops: quieter, us...
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re: Laptop shopping-- Way to many options... - Korkstand
Play any games? What's this work program? Does it use lots of resources? Do you need lots of storage? This is what I personally look for in a laptop: screen quality, battery life, weight, and keyboard quality. Go to Best Buy and play around with some, see what you like and buy online. I...
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re: Is this worth a shot ? (Smart Watch) - Korkstand
Nearly anything is worth a shot at $28 :lol: edit: except possibly this watch after reading the reviews :lol:...
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re: are their legitimate uses for accessing the deep web? - Korkstand
[quote]so tell me which one of those she downloaded? i'm waiting.. [/quote]I don't know, and I don't give a shite. Point is she didn't admit to pirating copyrighted material. [quote]why the shite would you use Tor to download something that is perfectly legal to download? right... [/quote]Maybe s...
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re: are their legitimate uses for accessing the deep web? - Korkstand
[quote]admitting to pirating copyrighted material to your brand new employer...nice[/quote][link=(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_films_in_the_public_domain_in_the_United_States#Films)]LINK[/link]...
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re: The bold, italics and underline buttons' letters are off center - Korkstand
[quote]I think it is the device, and not the browser. My 6+ does it in both Safari and Chrome, so apparently the issue is the iPhone. Since we're being technical and all Also does it on my company 5s, so my final answer is it's something with iOS.[/quote]OK, let's get a little more technical t...
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re: The bold, italics and underline buttons' letters are off center - Korkstand
[quote]This isn't about whose browser or phone is better It's about making the site better[/quote]Technically the site is fine, and it's your browser that needs to be better at rendering buttons. That said, it could probably be "fixed" by removing the hard-coded width of those buttons, or by...
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re: Apple just launched a $2000 desktop with a spinning HDD and 8GB RAM - Korkstand
[quote]No reason in the world for that thing not to come with an SSD.[/quote]Fusion drive plus cpu upgrade is $300 extra....
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re: Office computers have fast wifi but all of our phones are really slow - Korkstand
You say the computers have fast wifi, but are they really wifi or are they hardwired?...
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re: What should I do? Car purchase. - Korkstand
[quote]And a used car holds it value?[/quote]Much better than a brand new one does. [quote]I see a lot of people on here say "buy a decent used car cash". Every "decent" used vehicle I have ever inquired about was not a whole lot less than a new one.[/quote]Maybe not the asking price. Negotiate. ...
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