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It's ... not really a candle, but with a remote control ...
I don't even want to know what the mission is. OK, OK ... I'll check.
Ah. Every time you buy one of these (overpriced) things, they give two books to needy children. Presumably so they can sell them and buy food, I dunno.
Sent from my Amstrad PC 1640 Never throw anything away, Griff
Bad command or file name. Bad, bad command! Sit! Stay! Staaaay...
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Person == daughter or wife. They have a general idea what they want, but for "features"? clueless. Does it turn on, and is it pretty?
Your budget is less than $1K USD. For me, I can almost pull the trigger, then I read reviews. Great, great, .... sucks, sucks. Panic ensues
1) Hand them a credit card. Send them on their way.
2) Less than 1 hour. They are getting your old laptop, *you* are getting a new one
3) Less than 4 hours.
4) Less than 1 day.
5) 2-5 days.
6) Run away
<italic>Stuck in a dysfunctional matrix from which I must escape...
"Where liberty dwells, there is my country." B. Franklin, 1783
“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” BF, 1759
It shouldn't take more than an hour or so to pick one out. Remind them that arranging any warranty repair is on them because they're the ones using it.
Given that they're girls, they're probably not interested in the weight associated with a 17-inch laptop, so that should keep the cost down. If they're not gamers, even better in terms of cost. 8GB of RAM is a the minimum Id recommend, and if they're especially clumsy, get a machine that already has a ssd in it. You can't generally kill a SSD when you drop the laptop.
".45 ACP - because shooting twice is just silly" - JSOP, 2010 ----- You can never have too much ammo - unless you're swimming, or on fire. - JSOP, 2010 ----- When you pry the gun from my cold dead hands, be careful - the barrel will be very hot. - JSOP, 2013
a.) At my place of residence (Switzerland) it is about 21:00.
b.) It is a more or less cloudless sky.
c.) The moon is clearly visible and ...
d.) ... around the moon a very uniform dark circle area (with a much much larger diameter than the visible moon) can be seen.
What is this phenomenon? Is this the halo?
Btw: You can see stars within this "dark" circle area, but also the stars in the sky outside it.
And yes, sorry: I'm not able to take a pic with my cheap handy
I think it is this. I received just a photo from a friend which looks very similar...
The only difference against the live view is, that I see the moon as a small spot and a very big _clean dark_ area around it. I think that is hard to reproduce by photography because of the light intensities...
Thank you very much
It does not solve my Problem, but it answers my question