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Don Edwards

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    Don Edwards got a reaction from Darth Fluffy in Comic for Friday, Jan 27, 2023   
    Adrian is approximately (best estimate) 600 years old. He was born in Europe. He has living descendants.
    Statistically, something over half of the people in the world with European ancestry in the past 600 years should be descended from him. (If he were a thousand years old, it wouldn't be "something over half" - it would be "essentially all".)
    I doubt he was the first Elf. And I doubt that Elves happened only in Europe.
    IMHO, pretty much everyone in the world has at least one Immortal ancestor, and most have more than one.
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    Don Edwards reacted to ProfessorTomoe in Changing Medications (Level of Trust Required)   
    Humpty-Dumpty time...
    I had a great fall yesterday as I was returning from getting blood work done.  I was stepping up onto my porch/landing/whatever in front of my front toor, and my leg cramped up as I put weight on it.  I collapsed as a result, faceplanting into the wooden beam alongside the left of my doorr entryway. and slamming my leg into the concrete.at the base. I cut my hand and my butt. My wife had to call an ambulance to get me up. I'm still shaking from the fall. Still somewhat traumatized. My left knee got knocked out of alignment. My neck hurts on my right side. I'm shaking a lot, and my wife wrapped up my hand in gauze. More details as I can remember them.
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    Don Edwards reacted to ProfessorTomoe in Changing Medications (Level of Trust Required)   
    Hoooo-boy...
    I spent about 15 minutes trying to clear off the little end table where my daily medicine dispenser boxes sit. They'd gotten pretty overloaded: I'd say there was about 5 inches of paper piled on top of it. I managed to move about an inch before the pain in my lower back became unbearable and I had to stop. I barely made it over to the recliners, collapsed in mine, and just sat for several minutes until I could get back enough control to type this up. Even that's been a strenuous affair, requiring several breaks to get my hands to stop shaking.
    I'm really going to feel this in the morning. Hoooo-boy...
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    Don Edwards got a reaction from ProfessorTomoe in Changing Medications (Level of Trust Required)   
    Much prefer having my body over yours, Prof, and I have my right arm in a sling with no idea why my shoulder has hurt so much for the last four days. (I can do left-handed mouse, but left-handed typing is awkward.)
    May all your {censored} get resolved favorably, and soon.
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    Don Edwards reacted to ChronosCat in Things That Are Just Annoying   
    Yesterday evening my laptop suddenly stopped detecting any Wi-Fi signals; borrowing my parents' laptop I determined that the Wi-Fi was fine - my laptop was the problem. Restarting the computer only made it worse - now the icon on the taskbar and the entry in the settings for Wi-Fi were gone entirely. I didn't want to wait for a computer repair place to be open to fix the problem (or to either pay for someone to fix it or try to make use of the warranty) if I didn't have to, so I used my parents' computer to go to the website of my computer's manufacturer (ASUS) and check the support section for suggestions.
    I found a solution that seems to have worked for the moment, but before I thought to go to the ASUS site I found a bunch of Redit posts complaining about the network card my laptop has (and the drivers for said card) not being very reliable, and some people talking about having this problem repeatedly. So now I find myself worried that my laptop's wireless functions could malfunction again at any time without warning.
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    Don Edwards reacted to mlooney in New Laptop Thread   
    /me adds a star and and an underline.
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    Don Edwards reacted to Darth Fluffy in Comic for Monday, December 12, 2022   
    Of course you'd say that. You're a cat.
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    Don Edwards reacted to Pharaoh RutinTutin in Comic for Monday, December 12, 2022   
    Does this mean Diane is one of those "fast women" my grandmother was afraid would get me?
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    Don Edwards got a reaction from ijuin in Picking an Operating System   
    If you're thinking of dual-booting Windows and Linux, I strongly recommend having two separate drives. Leave the Windows install alone, and install Linux on the second drive.
    Then if you need to reinstall Windows, disconnect the Linux drive. Don't trust the Windows install process to keep its hands off.
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    Don Edwards got a reaction from ijuin in Picking an Operating System   
    If you're thinking of dual-booting Windows and Linux, I strongly recommend having two separate drives. Leave the Windows install alone, and install Linux on the second drive.
    Then if you need to reinstall Windows, disconnect the Linux drive. Don't trust the Windows install process to keep its hands off.
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    Don Edwards got a reaction from Darth Fluffy in NP Comic for Tuesday, November 22, 2022   
    In fact I strongly recommend NOT looking it up. Just imagine something as horrible as you can, and add 15%.
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    Don Edwards got a reaction from The Old Hack in Discussion of Military, real or fictional   
    Yeah, that truck is perfectly fine. It's just delivering a planet. Where do you want them to unload it?
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    Don Edwards reacted to Darth Fluffy in Cats, Dogs, Other pets.   
    "But if you go posting pictures of chairs and Meow,
    you're gonna make our day, and how ...
    You'll soon have revolutions, around the room,
    kitty revolutions, around the house ..."
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    Don Edwards reacted to Pharaoh RutinTutin in Things That Are Just Annoying   
    So I'm at the restaurant waiting for my omlette when a cook tells a waitress "we have no bananas".
    Why is there never a barbeshop quartet arround when you need one?
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    Don Edwards got a reaction from The Old Hack in Discussion of Military, real or fictional   
    Well, it's reported that they did win their first big battle...
    ...that being, the regular-army troops demanded that the conscripts hand over all the personal possessions they brought with them (apparently a traditional thing in that military), and the much more numerous conscripts beat the tar out of them.
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    Don Edwards got a reaction from The Old Hack in Changing Medications (Level of Trust Required)   
    Warn your manicurist. The good ones can make allowances that drastically reduce the chance of getting cut.
    (Note though that "drastically reduce" is not "eliminate".)
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    Don Edwards got a reaction from Darth Fluffy in Political Discussion Thread (READ FIRST POST)   
    The US has this strange conceit embedded in our Constitution, that it is solely the US Congress' decision whether or not the US is at war.
    You'd think the nation attacking us would have some say in the matter.
    Iran, as I understand things, has been at war against the US since very shortly after the Shah lost power. They've had a finger in numerous attacks against the US, its allies, and neutral nations. But the US is not at war.
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    Don Edwards reacted to Pharaoh RutinTutin in Political Discussion Thread (READ FIRST POST)   
    Perhaps the angry online person just had trouble spelling  (strange as it may seem).  
    Do you, or any of your avatars, have a large horn on your snout?
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    Don Edwards got a reaction from ProfessorTomoe in Changing Medications (Level of Trust Required)   
    I approve.
    Not that my approval matters... but I approve anyway.
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    Don Edwards reacted to mlooney in Things that go bang   
    If head butting a helmet dents it, it might not be all that good of a combat helmet, just saying

    https://vxtwitter.com/Osinttechnical/status/1563628411255496704
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    Don Edwards reacted to Darth Fluffy in Other Random Comics   
    You misspelled 'stinkers'. 
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    Don Edwards got a reaction from Darth Fluffy in Cats, Dogs, Other pets.   
    Swiped from another forum's discussion of "designer dogs" (aka overpriced mutts):

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    Don Edwards got a reaction from Darth Fluffy in Cats, Dogs, Other pets.   
    Swiped from another forum's discussion of "designer dogs" (aka overpriced mutts):

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    Don Edwards got a reaction from Darth Fluffy in Other Random Comics   
    Pepper&Carrot updated for the first time this year - but it's 8 comic-book pages of high quality art (which is about normal for that comic, both in update size and update frequency).
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    Don Edwards got a reaction from ProfessorTomoe in Changing Medications (Level of Trust Required)   
    My bet is it will turn out weird. Details to be determined.