Favorite team:Stanford 
Location:Sillycon Valley
Biography:I'm a crusty old geezer.
Interests:Bingo at the sr center
Occupation:retired geek
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Registered on:7/27/2018
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re: Biden using an earpiece? - captron
Need to get some geek with a spectrum analyzer to figure out his earpiece frequency and jam it. Maybe with a high pitched squeal into his ear....
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re: Looks like “mother” is now offensive. Biden is replacing it with “birthing person” - captron
If you smash your thumb with a hammer do you scream "Ouch birthing person fricker"...
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re: Mom who survived Mao's revolution speaks out about cancel culture - captron
[quote]She spoke out about critical race theory.[/quote] True but later in the video she also spoke of cancel culture. More specific about how the Chinese changed names etc....
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re: Mom who survived Mao's revolution speaks out about cancel culture - captron
[quote]Why do asians vote majority dem then?[/quote] I have no idea why anyone votes dem but here we are....
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Mom who survived Mao's revolution speaks out about cancel culture - captron
I've heard the same message from several Asian friends. [link=(https://youtu.be/WZwli4WdZmI)]youtube link[/link]...
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re: How many shoes do/does your Gf or Wife Have - captron
Just counted ...she has 23 shoes....
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re: Don’t Eat Cicadas if You’re Allergic to Seafood, F.D.A. Warns - captron
Eat mealworms instead. https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2021/05/europe-insect-based-food-meat/...
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re: Bernie demands luxury goods and accommodations while flying private jets - captron
[quote]Soviet leaders always lived well too even if their people didn’t.[/quote] Exactly They all do this crap. They won't be finished until us plebs are in Soviet style apartments they call sustainable housing riding the train and eating bugs. Of course they will be living on Martha's Vineyar...
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re: Liberals: So this is what your ideal city looks like? - captron
Except for elite party members, they live on Martha's Vineyard and are exempt from energy rationing....
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re: Let’s Look At A Before & After Of Media Coverage On The Origins Of COVID - captron
Wondering why the press had a change in marching orders ?...
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Apple handing over Chinese user data to the CCP. - captron
Gee, wonder if it's happening here. [link=(https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9592467/Apple-allows-state-officials-process-personal-data-Chinese-users.html)]LINK[/link]...
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re: Looks like Google will soon force two-factor authentication on users - captron
Thanks, Haven't really followed the security piece of online banking etc. as much as I should have. Will look into a Yubikey or device like it. ...
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re: Looks like Google will soon force two-factor authentication on users - captron
[quote]I really don't think it has to be a pain in the butt. I've been using a YubiKey for 10 years,[/quote] Interesting. Will check it out. May be wrong but sending a PIN to your phone seems to add security in one way but creates a whole new "surface" to be exploited. ...
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re: Looks like Google will soon force two-factor authentication on users - captron
Really haven't followed this as much as I should. Has the problem with Sim Swap been addressed ? Not convinced using a cell phone does much. S[link=(https://www.which.co.uk/news/2020/04/sim-swap-fraud-how-criminals-hijack-your-number-to-get-into-your-bank-accounts/)]sim swap[/link] [link=(...
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re: Looks like Google will soon force two-factor authentication on users - captron
Would think it needs to send a PIN to a different email address, a cell phone, a home phone etc. ...
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Looks like Google will soon force two-factor authentication on users - captron
What's your take on this ? A good thing or just another way for Google to get their hooks deeper into your business or both ? [link=(https://www.laptopmag.com/au/news/google-will-force-you-to-use-two-factor-authentication-to-sign-in-how-it-works)]laptop_mag_link[/link]...
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re: Do you think the current admin is purposely devaluing the US dollar? - captron
the best way to destroy the capitalist system [is] to debauch the currency Vladimir Lenin...
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re: Residential VoIP ? - captron
[quote]Port your number to Google Voice and get an obihai adapter.[/quote] That might be a good solution, I'm already using Google Fi and Google already knows more about me than I do. :-). ...
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re: Residential VoIP ? - captron
[quote]May i ask why you want voip at home?[/quote] Want to keep my home number, had it for a loooong time but have no desire for AT&T to install an old POTS line. Also for some reason cell phone reception in my house is awful walk outside and there's no issue. Being a retired geek the tech part of...
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re: Residential VoIP ? - captron
Don't have an IP phone and don't plan on buying one. My ISP sent me a box like [link=(https://www.amazon.com/Grandstream-HT801-Single-Port-Telephone-Adapter/dp/B06XW1BQHC/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=voip+converter&qid=1620580519&sr=8-3)]this[/link]. The adapter is attached to a standard cordless ph...
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