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    Wow, that might be an interesting thing to try. I...

    Wow, that might be an interesting thing to try. I seems broke indeed but the MAC case does suggest there must be a way to make it work with some configuration of signalling.
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    I never figured that :facepalm:

    I never figured that :facepalm:
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    LOL. No, don;t buy a Philips. As a matter of...

    LOL. No, don;t buy a Philips. As a matter of fact, consumer electronics have been divested a long time ago, not sure where it is at really now but not Philips as listed on the exchanges.
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    Another idea: Become active in politics! :D

    Another idea: Become active in politics! :D
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    Well, I tried. If they have a garden, how about...

    Well, I tried.
    If they have a garden, how about growing weed and shrooms and coast the days on their produce?
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    How about starting a board game club with some...

    How about starting a board game club with some other local retirees? Bridge, Catan, Monopoly etc?
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    Former engineer: Assist kids with math and...

    Former engineer: Assist kids with math and physics outside school hours but in the school so there is some sort of supervision (and the school can deal with administration and regulation)?
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    How about volunteering at some local activity?...

    How about volunteering at some local activity? You know, homeless care things, foodbanks, giving some sort of courses to kids outside of school hours.

    Edit: What kind of shop did they have?
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    I'm starting a league of legends team for 50+....

    I'm starting a league of legends team for 50+. Requirement is u suck at the game, about as much as I do bit like the company and have fun. Games? Chess? What hobbies, if any, did they have when young?
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    Sounds great!

    Sounds great!
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    OK, that really really sucks. What Swiss did is...

    OK, that really really sucks. What Swiss did is terrible. It is bad enough anyway but with the elderly??
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    Good & relevant question. I am hoping to rent it...

    Good & relevant question. I am hoping to rent it all.
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    Many thanks. So we're not going to a range in NL...

    Many thanks. So we're not going to a range in NL (or EU), we'd like to do this is part of our USA trip. Fun and giggles even though, you know, at a range you'd have to act responsibly. Not looking to...
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    Kewl, good to know. On Magnum, the thing is,...

    Kewl, good to know.

    On Magnum, the thing is, as far as I can tell they are fully indoors and I would think that that precludes sniper rifles (the range would not be over 100 yards, less than...
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    Ah, you guys know about guns. So I may be...

    Ah, you guys know about guns. So I may be traveling to the US next year, late spring. We may be in Colorado Springs for a couple of days. Me and my (24yo) kid want to shoot. They want to shoot a...
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    Yeah, given how FUR performed, I am doing nicely....

    Yeah, given how FUR performed, I am doing nicely. Philips is not doing well lately so I haven't bought the dip fully yet but it'll get there. Friday I will very likely get another 100 @ 22 whereas...
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    We had a Brother MFC (al-in-one) Inkjet at the...

    We had a Brother MFC (al-in-one) Inkjet at the time which printed and scanned doublesided on A4 and printed A3 as well. It was a great printer although the colors were not as saturated as I like. I...
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    I found this: https://bstrategyhub.com/spacex-competitors-alternatives/ but, uhm, I don;t find this convincing.
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    Are there other parties that currently have some hope of competing with SpaceX?
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    I am sure I am lacking knowledge on this but as...

    I am sure I am lacking knowledge on this but as far as I can tell, the political analysis at the time was that China would transform to a more open society and trade, by raising a middle class, would...
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    Uhm, the One China Policy was by Nixon, no? I...

    Uhm, the One China Policy was by Nixon, no?

    I disagree we should hand a lifeline to Russia if that means that we should tolerate incursions in, say, Ukraine. I don't think such facilitation of...
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    So, Finland is going to apply for NATO...

    So, Finland is going to apply for NATO membership. I would bet Sweden to follow soon. So for now, what has Putin accomplished:
    1. De-demilitarisation of Germany
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    Wow! I have no clue what damage a 7Kg bike can do...

    Wow! I have no clue what damage a 7Kg bike can do to a car that it collides with at 90Km/h but it'd be a scare for me for sure.
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    Yeah, I think so.

    Yeah, I think so.
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    So Philips. Had a bit of bad news regarding...

    So Philips. Had a bit of bad news regarding ventilators on recall. I think (or *speculate*) that markets tend to overreact and so I went in for a bit. Goal is to, over time, make 100 shares worth in...
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