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    The way around that is to simply not use the...

    The way around that is to simply not use the characters i, l, and o or the digits 0 or 1. Substitute a less ambiguous letter or digit. Z+0l5q1N becomes Z+9r5q3N . No less "crackable" and less prone...
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    Happy to help, razz. Apple has deprecated...

    Happy to help, razz.

    Apple has deprecated iPhoto in favor of the Photos app (which it "shares" with the iPhone/iPad operating system). Apple will not be updating iPhoto to eliminate its 32-bit...
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    Apple's policy for about forever is to support...

    Apple's policy for about forever is to support both the current version of the OS and the previous version of the OS (in this case, Mojave) with security updates -- provided the older OS can be...
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    razz, do you really need to update to Catalina?...

    razz, do you really need to update to Catalina? This is a big update, largely because Catalina no longer supports any 32-bit application code. Not to mansplain, but to others who may be wondering, it...
  5. I'm unfamiliar with specific laws in California,...

    I'm unfamiliar with specific laws in California, but in most localities, manufactured homes are treated pretty much as mobile homes are. The fact that some manufactured homes are far more grand than...
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    Consider your theory fully-baked: a friend of...

    Consider your theory fully-baked: a friend of mine is a family practitioner at a suburban clinic with a large healthcare group up here and he says he is constantly dinged at reviews for "spending too...
  7. Thread: Labels

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    I don't care about labels. I buy stuff because it...

    I don't care about labels. I buy stuff because it meets my needs. Never had one of those big KitchenAid stand mixers sitting prominently on my kitchen counter because I don't need one. A handheld is...
  8. Thread: How often?

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    Takeout/delivery? Hardly ever. I'm home to cook...

    Takeout/delivery? Hardly ever. I'm home to cook and between wanting to eat ketogenic and what DW prefers to eat, the pickings are either slim or rather expensive (Bite Squad, DoorDash, etc.). The...
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    Ditto -- on both counts. DW's mother was dead set...

    Ditto -- on both counts. DW's mother was dead set against wearing "one of those things". It took one of her kids discovering her on the floor by chance after a couple of hours (unhurt but unable to...
  10. On the contrary, anyone who's attended a meeting...

    On the contrary, anyone who's attended a meeting scheduled shortly after lunch (especially a monotone Powerpoint presentation in a darkened room) can attest to the cognitive abilities of those who do...
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    It's great to see so much progress, SQ!

    It's great to see so much progress, SQ!
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    I'll admit that I don't live on my phone as some...

    I'll admit that I don't live on my phone as some people do. Very little video or music streaming, only a few dozen texts and maybe 20 calls a month, and the phone is on home Wi-Fi most of the time....
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    We went grain-free with our rescue dog because we...

    We went grain-free with our rescue dog because we were advised by the foster that it addressed some fur/skin issues she had. Hard to say whether the food (a name brand but no idea if it met those...
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    frugal-one, it's a little distressing that...

    frugal-one, it's a little distressing that MagicJack support couldn't come up with anything. You might want to contact them again and see if you can get a different technician. I did see in my Web...
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    I'm sorry you're going through this -- I hope...

    I'm sorry you're going through this -- I hope healing is as quick as possible.
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    Alan is on the right track. There likely won't be...

    Alan is on the right track. There likely won't be an 'autorun' file (because Mac) but reinstalling the software may help. Make sure you have the latest version of MagicJack software from their site....
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    DuckDuckGo is a great start, but they can't do...

    DuckDuckGo is a great start, but they can't do anything about the dozens of Web trackers many sites use.

    In looking into this a little further (now that I have a little time) there are some...
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    Apple changed the way Safari 13 handles...

    Apple changed the way Safari 13 handles extensions like AdBlock. It is unlikely AdBlock will be able to update their extension for Safari, or that anyone else will create an extension for Safari that...
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    I like Gardnr's suggestions. DH has an array...

    I like Gardnr's suggestions.

    DH has an array of foods like yogurt or PB&J that she brings to work for breakfast and lunch. My basic menu here at home is an egg or two and a breakfast meat for the...
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    We're here. Well, I'm here. DW always says she...

    We're here. Well, I'm here. DW always says she would have a for-sale sign on this house before my dead body cooled off because the place does not foster the warm memories of the bungalow she owned...
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    Sticky: Welcome (back)! Looking forward to seeing more...

    Welcome (back)! Looking forward to seeing more posts from you about your experiences in living simply.
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    Went for the cash. I already have credit...

    Went for the cash. I already have credit monitoring and the less I have to do with EquiLax the better I will feel.
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    Ugh. Sounds to me like you're on the right track....

    Ugh. Sounds to me like you're on the right track. I don't know if there's anything you can do about SS -- except maybe make sure you file your taxes earlier in the year because the IRS system for...
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    "His own repairs" is a bit of a bone of...

    "His own repairs" is a bit of a bone of contention with me. I don't have a problem doing my own (interior) painting, or installing ceiling fans or replacing faucets or toilet innards, or managing...
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    Yppej, thanks for the tip on AAA offering credit...

    Yppej, thanks for the tip on AAA offering credit monitoring (for free for our level of AAA membership). With that in pocket I can participate in the EquiLax class action suit and request $$...
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