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Fear & Paranoia Are More Dangerous Than COVID19 (coronavirus)

I don’t think people understand this. According to the numbers as I understand them — even if the numbers go way up — 99% of Americans will never even contract COVID19. About 1%, even if 300,000 cases are diagnosed, are … Continue reading

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David’s Guide to Mudding Part II

In a previous post, I mentioned a fellow I know named David Strauss who’s working on getting people back into MUDs — Multi User Dungeons, as we called them in the old days; text adventures that had multiple players on … Continue reading

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Free Verse 101

Life is beautiful life is grand for which brave moment we make a stand we are rich in what we have and so it shall be for the c ir cle never ends

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David’s Guides to MUDding

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… There was a young man named Kip, who was away at college in Berkeley, CA, and who was obsessed with computer games and the beginnings of the Internet. It was … Continue reading

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Razer Mouse Randomly Double-Clicking Quick Fix

Are you having problems with your Razer mouse double clicking when it shouldn’t? I’ve owned a Razer Mamba for years and only recently had this problem. I tried resetting it and recalibrating it; no luck. Then I read a suggestion … Continue reading

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Workaround for Cydia Impactor “XCode 7.3” Error (and possibly other Cydia Impactor errors — a new way to sideload)

Okay, first, all credit where credit is due. I did not come up with this fix myself. I lost my semi-tethered Jailbreak on my iPhone (Electra) and was unable to get Electra back on there (after a while, even though … Continue reading

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My Father and I Need Your Help for our GoFundMe Campaign!

Hey, guys. I’m just going to put the link for my GoFundMe page up here, and repeat the description I wrote on the GoFundMe site. Anything you can spare would be enormously appreciated by me and my father, and you … Continue reading

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How to Program Your X1 Box For 30-Second Skip and 15-Second Rewind

Okay, guys, this is a pretty easy little hack, right here. I have verified this works on an XR15 remote, which I believe is the latest. Remember, you’re programming the box, not the remote. A search box will come up … Continue reading

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Fix for PLEX “Unauthorized Server” Problem on Roku

Okay, so I just got a Roku Streaming Stick for my dad, and I wanted to set it up so it could use PLEX, which is what I use to stream everything from my PC. I was going nuts, because … Continue reading

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Fix for Assassin’s Creed: Origins Freezing/Stuttering on Consoles

Some of you playing on consoles may notice that Assassin’s Creed: Origins is freezing up on you ever now and then (or a lot, depending on when you’re playing). The problem is the same as it was for AC: Unity — it’s the … Continue reading

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