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  • Chief's Avatar
    Today, 03:32 PM
    I'm here my brothers and sisters! :laugh: Smackedforum was resurrected on Easter Sunday! Longtime admin MoCartt passed just before the 500 last...
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  • nrc's Avatar
    Today, 01:48 PM
    nrc replied to a thread Streaming TV options in Community
    How is it that Apple built an empire around user experience but nobody cares when it comes to watching video? It's amazing how much hassle "these...
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  • SteveH's Avatar
    Today, 08:25 AM
    SteveH replied to a thread The Far Side in Community
    He could not be more right https://www.thefarside.com/2020/08/14/0
    42 replies | 752 view(s)
  • devilmaster's Avatar
    08-12-20, 05:39 PM
    You missed the part above where i kinda hinted that I'm not a pleasant person. ;) :D I think I have a solution for American mail and packages. ...
    8 replies | 128 view(s)
  • WickerBill's Avatar
    08-12-20, 01:08 PM
    WickerBill replied to a thread Streaming TV options in Community
    100% agree. I'll tell everyone who asks that I have DirecTV because of Sunday Ticket so I can watch my Broncos. In truth, DVR controls are just...
    10 replies | 136 view(s)
  • nrc's Avatar
    08-12-20, 12:29 PM
    nrc replied to a thread Streaming TV options in Community
    I got a Roku Express just to try out since it was dirt cheap and the IR remote avoids any WiFi issues. The super basic Roku remote seems less than...
    10 replies | 136 view(s)
  • TravelGal's Avatar
    08-12-20, 12:46 AM
    Good reminder. Another suggestion, more efficient and cheaper overall than the bin or the camera for images while you're thousands of miles away is...
    8 replies | 128 view(s)
  • SteveH's Avatar
    08-11-20, 10:34 AM
    If you are ordering from Amazon you might check to see if there is an Amazon Hub Locker in the vicinity. The delivery is made to the locker and...
    8 replies | 128 view(s)
  • devilmaster's Avatar
    08-11-20, 09:30 AM
    thanks for the replies all. There are a few issues complicating Canada I guess... - Signatures have been stopped for the moment by pretty much...
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  • nrc's Avatar
    08-10-20, 10:46 PM
    Yeah, that was my impression - if you haven't agreed somewhere to delivery without a signature the sender is on the hook for it if they leave it. ...
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  • pfc_m_drake's Avatar
    08-10-20, 09:24 PM
    I recently invested in an Arlo wireless camera system (I'll tell you about it next time we're in chat). It's a fairly good system, and you might find...
    8 replies | 128 view(s)
  • devilmaster's Avatar
    08-10-20, 01:07 PM
    well, a good/bad news post... I found Calgary Police's online reporting tool. So I posted both packages lost. As I was sitting out on my...
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  • TravelGal's Avatar
    08-08-20, 05:52 PM
    Down here in the US, I don't think there is any recourse. If there is a recognizable photo to give the police that might help but even then it's so...
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  • devilmaster's Avatar
    08-08-20, 05:06 PM
    So unfortunately, I had a couple packages stolen from my front door. I was called out for emergency work to replace a covid quarantined coworker and...
    8 replies | 128 view(s)
  • nrc's Avatar
    08-04-20, 10:34 PM
    nrc replied to a thread Streaming TV options in Community
    Someone directed me to suppose.tv - super useful tool. Select your channels and see your options. Prioritize and weight by channels versus price. ...
    10 replies | 136 view(s)
  • rabbit's Avatar
    08-04-20, 04:01 PM
    Welp, I actually bought tickets this year. First time back since my sportswriter days (2006 was my last one). Guess I'll try again in 2021. ...
    21 replies | 414 view(s)
  • WickerBill's Avatar
    08-04-20, 07:40 AM
    WickerBill replied to a thread Streaming TV options in Community
    I forgot to mention - I use the Roku app on my phone quite a bit instead of the remote (of course that requires either your Roku to be on wifi or...
    10 replies | 136 view(s)
  • nrc's Avatar
    08-04-20, 01:12 AM
    nrc replied to a thread Streaming TV options in Community
    Great info, thanks. Argh. This is doubly annoying for me because I have a religious aversion to streaming media over wifi. It looks like only the...
    10 replies | 136 view(s)
  • WickerBill's Avatar
    08-03-20, 08:15 PM
    WickerBill replied to a thread Streaming TV options in Community
    Interested in the carrier talk. Devices? I'm sold on Roku. But let's talk about the next frontier of carriage disputes.... HBO isn't allowing...
    10 replies | 136 view(s)
  • gjc2's Avatar
    08-03-20, 06:46 PM
    gjc2 replied to a thread Streaming TV options in Community
    I went full streaming just about a year ago. I buy 200 Mb/s from the cable company and I use YouTube TV as my streaming service for $50/month. I have...
    10 replies | 136 view(s)
  • G.'s Avatar
    08-03-20, 06:20 PM
    G. replied to a thread Streaming TV options in Community
    Be careful which Roku you look at. I don't think that they make any versions that use IR-only for control, but if they do, get that one! I grabbed 2...
    10 replies | 136 view(s)
  • TravelGal's Avatar
    08-03-20, 02:35 PM
    TravelGal replied to a thread RIP Peter Green in Community
    As you might guess, I loved Fleetwood Mac, partly because I have a particular affinity for great guitar playing (in all genres).
    2 replies | 69 view(s)
  • Elmo T's Avatar
    08-03-20, 08:50 AM
    Elmo T replied to a thread Streaming TV options in Community
    On the device, the Roku has been rock solid for me. I use it for Hulu, Disney+, Amazon, Netflix, etc. (The kids each have a favorite so we end up...
    10 replies | 136 view(s)
  • nrc's Avatar
    08-03-20, 01:14 AM
    nrc started a thread Streaming TV options in Community
    Any thoughts on TV streaming providers. It looks like WOW has quietly stopped promoting cable TV service for new customers, directing people to...
    10 replies | 136 view(s)
  • nrc's Avatar
    08-03-20, 12:00 AM
    nrc replied to a thread RIP Peter Green in Community
    I must admit that I never really got into early Fleetwood Mac. But that's some good stuff. RIP.
    2 replies | 69 view(s)
  • nrc's Avatar
    08-02-20, 11:40 PM
    nrc replied to a thread The post COVID world in Community
    I need one of these. https://www.leatherhubpatterns.com/listing/828373836/facehugger-mask-pattern-for-leather
    33 replies | 576 view(s)
  • nissan gtp's Avatar
    08-02-20, 05:32 PM
    nissan gtp replied to a thread The post COVID world in Community
    you can buy the little metal piece to add to your masks (they are self-adhesive). It does help quite a lot. We need to get used to it, we'll be...
    33 replies | 576 view(s)
  • datachicane's Avatar
    08-01-20, 01:05 PM
    datachicane replied to a thread The post COVID world in Community
    A piece of tape, preferably with an easy release, will do it. There's quick release surgical tape that would be perfect for the job.
    33 replies | 576 view(s)
  • SteveH's Avatar
    08-01-20, 10:09 AM
    SteveH replied to a thread The post COVID world in Community
    Here are the F1 masks, available for purchase from the manufacturer. Didn’t check to see if they ship to the US. They are a little pricey, but it...
    33 replies | 576 view(s)
  • WickerBill's Avatar
    08-01-20, 10:01 AM
    WickerBill replied to a thread The post COVID world in Community
    What's worked for me is a mask with a "peak" (similar to what you see in F1 - picture below) and then using the nose wire to keep it pressed to the...
    33 replies | 576 view(s)
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