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  1. Paco

    Network stuck at 10mbps

    I've got a Linksys WRT54G v8 router as well as a Netgear FS105 switch connected with cat5. Both of these devices are 10/100 and I have two computers running x64 Vista Ultimate hooked up to the switch. For some reason I can not get anything above 10mbps file transfer speed. Both computers have...
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    This is the second notice that your factory warranty has expired!

    Anybody else tired of getting these calls ten times a day? I guess that if your number is on the do not call list you're fine, but none of the numbers here at work are on the list, so our phones have been ringing constantly with this crap. Well, I dicked around with the douche on the line for...
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    Top Gear - The most pirated tv torrent

    From June 20 - July 27, according to torrentfreak: http://torrentfreak.com/top-10-most-pirated-tv-shows-on-bittorrent-080729/ I love that Atlantis and Weeds are in the number two and three spots. Which is especially nice to see since it reminded me that Season 4 of Weeds has started (:
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    What to do in Cleveland 8/22-8/26??

    Me and some friends are going to the NIN show in Cleveland, OH August 22nd. There is also a Tub Ring show down the street from the NIN venue (Peabody's) on the 26th. Some of us are looking to stay in Cleveland over the weekend and catch both shows. I was wondering if anybody knew of anything...
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    Paco's DBP 08 VW R32 (large images)

    Finally got around to formatting some of the pics I took of my 2008 Volkswagen Golf R32 #1037. For your edification, here is what I'm coming from: 1992 Plymouth Voyager SE. 180,xxx miles on her as of April when she returned to her natural habitat of college life as my stepbrothers new ride...
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    Sidewall Damage FTL

    Hmmm, well, 50 view, no replies... :tumbleweed: Guess this is kinda pointless... :lock:
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    Dude goes to jail for robbing a bank... no wait, for forgetting to pay for some soda.

    http://consumerist.com/377363/man-jailed-after-forgetting-case-of-soda-underneath-shopping-cart /facepalm You gotta watch out for people these days. You never know what kind of awful, destructive, hateful person can forget to pay for a $4 case of pop and end up killing your children! Good...
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    Chicago may ban small bags

    Some idiot in Chicago is trying to outlaw "self-sealing plastic bags under two inches in either height or width." http://cbs2chicago.com/local/plastic.bag.ban.2.670165.html FTA: "Lt. Kevin Navarro, commanding officer of the Chicago police Department's Narcotics and Gang Unit, said the...
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    New car time, thoughts, opinions?

    Shortly after I got my license, my mother bought an 03 Audi A4 1.8t (great car). Before that she drove a 92 plymouth voyager se which she gave to me. I've been tooling around in this lump of crap for the past 6 years. She's up to 160,000 miles now and I can feel her falling apart. I won't go...
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    Ford Doctors Mechanical Aptitude Test

    I saw this on Autoblog and figured I'd share. http://www.forddoctorsdts.com/quizzes/MechanicalAptitude.php I did a run through without google during lunch and got a 68. 80 is considered passing. Some of these can be argued, specifically the fan and normally aspirated engine questions were a...
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