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    Yes, the implementation of the rear camera can...

    Yes, the implementation of the rear camera can make such a difference. In my parents' Opel Mokka, it also starts beeping very early; I've heard similar complaints about BMW, with the owner commenting...
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    Setting the appointment for the first...

    Setting the appointment for the first service-interval. It should be at 1 year or 15000 km; we are at 13000 km and have two long trips planned - more than 3000 km - with the first one in October....
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    My lightswitches and thermostats are KNX, and I...

    My lightswitches and thermostats are KNX, and I have the full definition file of the KNX addresses.
    I also have a Loxone miniserver, which connects to the KNX bus (no inputs/outputs from the Loxone...
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    Don't wait long: there are huge supply chain...

    Don't wait long: there are huge supply chain issues with inverters and heatpumps (in Belgium waiting lists for more than 6 months for inverters, which may make people miss out on subsidies for...
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    In Belgium there are predictions that energy cost...

    In Belgium there are predictions that energy cost (gas+electricity) for an average family could become as high as 10000 euro/year.

    Belgium is 70% nuclear, and the plants are scheduled to close in...
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    The previous LG I got was very good and suitable...

    The previous LG I got was very good and suitable as a monitor (close up viewing, luckily it did not have the RGBW matrix I linked earlier), unlike some other TVs I've seen - a 23" SkyMaster we got...
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    We don't use it as a TV, the only video source is...

    We don't use it as a TV, the only video source is a pc connected to it via HDMI; it hangs on a wall in the bedroom. 50-55" monitors are hard to find (we want the normal 16:9 ratio and non-curved) and...
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    :) That is actually why I often post questions...

    :) That is actually why I often post questions here... Usually I already have a good idea, but someone might come up with an argument I did not think about, or suggest an interesting alternative. :)
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    In our case, the tv is just used as a big...

    In our case, the tv is just used as a big monitor. :)

    Samsungs are quite nice and very compatible with other hardware (keyboards, ..., but also the ir and hdmi cec control of other devices works...
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    so... what's up with TVs now...?

    Hello!

    The TV at an aunt's place broke down... She has TV on the whole day and it is quite important for her, so we quickly replaced her TV with one we had in the bedroom (we don't use it much and...
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    :classic: The second batch of cider does seem...

    :classic:

    The second batch of cider does seem to be fermenting, albeit after adding wine-yeast (the cider yeast did not catch on, and they found wine yeast can work better). So it might turn out...
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    I know... and I really appreciate you throwing...

    I know... and I really appreciate you throwing suggestions our way. :) We also are not sure what more to try...
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    We tried boardgaming on Christmas and it ended in...

    We tried boardgaming on Christmas and it ended in drama when he spilled wine over my wife's favourite game. Neither of her parents understood why that was a big deal, not understanding that a...
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    To improve on TV - particularly during COVID...

    To improve on TV - particularly during COVID lockdowns, we got them netflix. And they have watched and enjoyed many series. So that is a positive. But for example her farther gets up around 8,...
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    He has some health issues that impact his focus...

    He has some health issues that impact his focus somewhat (difficult to explain, but it is the consequence of several micro-strokes). We don't see him teaching at any level because of that.

    We gave...
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    Hey, great to hear an update. Just a few...

    Hey, great to hear an update.
    Just a few old-timers remain here...

    I got married 2 years ago, became D. Sc., but other than that not much has changed... :)
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    Good ideas... Howevery, they live somewhat...

    Good ideas... Howevery, they live somewhat remote (villa in old residential suburb)... But moreso many of those things are not as straight forward here due to weird regulations (they tried to help...
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    They had their own business which was open 7 days...

    They had their own business which was open 7 days a week... No real hobbies a such (a bit working in the garden, but that also has its limits).
    On holiday, they play cardgames with other people,...
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    A bit reviving this thread... My inlaws are...

    A bit reviving this thread...

    My inlaws are recently retired, but they clearly do not know how to spend free time: my father-in-law just sits in front of TV, watching stupidities or flicking...
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    My parents were with a group of 5 in total that...

    My parents were with a group of 5 in total that booked with Lufthansa + 1 person that booked with TUI.
    So far no reply from Lufthansa, but Swiss (who operated the flight) replied to the 1 person...
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    I've found it is normal. It is just interesting...

    I've found it is normal. It is just interesting that it is such a consistent difference.
    (it actually sounds a bit like in Back to the future, when doc opens the uranium compartment in the Delorean...
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    Just curious... In the Subaru, when you open the...

    Just curious... In the Subaru, when you open the fuel-cap, there is a short hiss/pfff sound as if there was a pressure difference (this appears at about 1/4 turn of the cap). It happens every time...
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    The news outlets don't seem to mention Albania or...

    The news outlets don't seem to mention Albania or Albanian forces..., only Kosovo and Serbia, e.g....
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    It fits where the previous printer was (an old...

    It fits where the previous printer was (an old Samsung), just with limited access to the side door with the toners. But we are planning a full remodelling of the room. The room is a long, narrow room...
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    In my old HP, the drum is NOT part of the...

    In my old HP, the drum is NOT part of the toner-replacement, but still the toner-replacement is the full with and has many rollers and things. Similar with our much newer HPs at work. So, that is why...
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