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I totally forgot yesterday was Tuesday so I lifted the lid on my laptop this morning to find it had woke up, updated itself, and then it left itself powered on - with the lid closed. It was very, very hot and so was I!!!
That just infuriates me. Apparently some half-wits there think it's a good idea to leave a laptop powered on with its lid closed. It's a gaming laptop with a real GPU in it so it gets hot. Very hot. I'll stop there. This nonsense makes me irate.
"They have a consciousness, they have a life, they have a soul! Damn you! Let the rabbits wear glasses! Save our brothers! Can I get an amen?"
In no-one's defense...I've never closed the lid of a laptop without first telling it to hibernate or shut down completely. I'm old enough to remember owning a couple of machines with rather bad BIOS-controlled power management (when it was still a new thing and nobody ever got it right), so I never really grew out of the paranoia learned from those lessons. To this day, whenever I see someone just close the lid without doing anything first, I can't help but cringe a little.
If something has a solution... Why do we have to worry about?. If it has no solution... For what reason do we have to worry about?
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It seems that the rollback did not include one of the databases, and now, we have to deal with taking the site offline, restoring last night's backup, and somehow determining what records are new in every table of the database in question (so far, over 2400 records - in just one of the tables).
".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
The Beer Prayer - Our lager, which art in barrels, hallowed be thy drink. Thy will be drunk, I will be drunk, at home as it is in the tavern. Give us this day our foamy head, and forgive us our spillage as we forgive those who spill against us. And lead us not to incarceration, but deliver us from hangovers. For thine is the beer, the bitter and the lager, for ever and ever. Barmen.
doctors office should be open tomorrow...
for authenticity I suggest beer and the hottest curry you can keep down for at least a few hours. (something that repeats or keep some of the curry for breakfast to increase odds to get 2 days.)
Type "Chrome download Windows 10" and press enter.
"Are you sure you want to download Chrome? Edge is the recommended browser and its already installed!"
"Please don't go ... I'm really lonely ... you're the only person I've talked to all day ... please, visit Bing as well. It's been days since he saw a user..."
Open. Install. Unpin Edge and close.
Login. Yay! All My bookmarks!
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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I have been using Firefox for years, but for about two years now it started failing on a few web pages. The number increased slowly, either a complete failure to display anything, or some elements on the page not completing loading, or completing but not displaying.
So what do I do? I've kept IE as a last resort. It cannot remember a single case where it had to give up on all those pages where FF fails.
No, I will not switch to Chrome. I want FF to handle all those web pages I visit regularly. So I stick to IE as an emergency solution. It works.
Imagine if you will, a dark lit night in a place far far away.
Suddenly you round a corner and the neon lights of a district where passion is served blind you..
A young lady approaches and utters the words that will stick in your mind forever..."Me love you long time GI"
and suddenly you've entered the twilight zone.
1. A person that fixes stuff you can't.
2. One who does precision guesswork based on unreliable data provided by those of questionable knowledge.
my experience with edge is it loves to make itself the default PDF viewer even when told not to.
helped a few people change to some other PDF viewer because edge can't open or print or other things. OK, install another, sumatra (lite), even Adobe (a user with very complicated govt PDF's) etc,
and yes of course I set the default to the new viewer. Test it, open files, email attachments..
couple of days to week or two later, "can you help me again, I can't open this PDF."
guess what the default PDF viewer is. (and sometimes it even claims the PDF is corrupt)?
sucking fiece of phit
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