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    I think possibly the biggest thing is something...

    I think possibly the biggest thing is something we've talked about here a few times: the key heights aren't supposed to all be the same.

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    As far as the weighted key thing, my...
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    Ah! But this wouldn't be for "feel" so much as,...

    Ah! But this wouldn't be for "feel" so much as, *ahem*, "The extra weight on the keycups dampen the higher frequencies, giving you a much darker, edgier sound." The new reso + mass system. Someone...
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    phpBB is a forum program. We used to use it on...

    phpBB is a forum program. We used to use it on Sax-on-the-Web. ZenPhoto is photo gallery software, somewhat similar to the software I mentioned earlier, but with fewer options. It really doesn't...
  4. Thread: Favorite Cases

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    I've been rummaging through some photos because...

    I've been rummaging through some photos because of my current Gallery 3 issues. I found the case, only for an alto. Current pic gallery is here. I'll attach a pic to this post, too. This is from...
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    Well, I did some checking. I found it very...

    Well, I did some checking.

    I found it very interesting that 4Images does not allow batch uploads unless you have an add-on. They've also not had a major update in two years. They have had four...
  6. Thread: Backups. *Sigh*

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    I'm fairly sure most webhosts have a full monthly...

    I'm fairly sure most webhosts have a full monthly backup, if not weekly, and incremental daily backups. You sometimes have to ask.

    The GoDaddy control panel is very minimalistic. The WF, on...
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    I agree. I also think that Cannonball is...

    I agree. I also think that Cannonball is probably kicking themselves for not having thought of this.

    If you accept as fact that adding more mass to either or both the neck and mouthpiece will...
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    > vi is better than EMACS I use Kedit :P. >...

    > vi is better than EMACS
    I use Kedit :P.

    > My gallery isn't "pretty"?
    Your content is beautiful.

    Gallery 3 had been around for 14 years. 4Images has been around for 14 years. Piwigo has...
  9. Thread: Backups. *Sigh*

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    I'm now starting to see 6TB drives...

    I'm now starting to see 6TB drives coming out. A desktop-class one is about $275.

    There is a kind of hard drive that uses the PCIe slot in your computer -- it's what the new Mac Pro uses. A...
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    Hey, you could probably get at least $80 on eBay...

    Hey, you could probably get at least $80 on eBay if it's got a PS/2 or PS/2 connector.
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    Well, I bought another one. A Logitech G710+...

    Well, I bought another one. A Logitech G710+ Cherry MX Brown. Why? $25+ off list.

    Two eBay links:...
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    The argument for using either 4Images or...

    The argument for using either 4Images or Coppermine Gallery is that they've been around forever and haven't had significant updates. Based on my experience with Coppermine, I tend to think that they...
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    That was ... educational. I decided to play...

    That was ... educational.

    I decided to play around with Piwigo today. Some notes:

    * The conversion thingy sorta works ... but not well enough. The little descriptions that I mentioned were...
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    The computering is still not with me. I was...

    The computering is still not with me.

    I was trying to get new copies of the Modules (read: "add-ins") I have for Gallery 3. I kept on getting a bunch of errors, like "Page Not Found," "Document...
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    I used to work for the Fruit Company, Motorola,...

    I used to work for the Fruit Company, Motorola, and several 'sites that have had lots of Macs. We do have a problem with Microsoft Office macro viruses and there are some that are Java-based (in...
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    +5 billion on the planning and naming. I will...

    +5 billion on the planning and naming. I will qualify, though, that my original plan was to have a few really good pics of a few horns. It got out of control when I realized that I better start...
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    Regarding eyesight, by the time I was 5, I was...

    Regarding eyesight, by the time I was 5, I was legally blind (without corrective lenses). I inherited this from my mom and my kids inherited it from me. My oldest hates glasses and rarely wears...
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    The computering is not with me, today

    There was ONE success. I did get my Yanagisawa Gallery back up. So I got that goin' for me, which is nice.

    Yesterday was Update Tuesday. Microsoft releases their bug/problem fixers on the 2nd...
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    And that is that. I restored the entire section....

    And that is that. I restored the entire section. That was fully 1/2 of my picture gallery. I'll fix some of the attributions over the next few days/weeks.

    Something should be said about...
  20. Thread: * Glub * Glub *

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    The haboobs -- dust storms -- aren't really that...

    The haboobs -- dust storms -- aren't really that bad, as far as I've experienced. I've been out here for a couple of the mega-sized ones. Yes, if it gets really windy, you could get some roof...
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    Also, as mentioned above, there are some 1980...

    Also, as mentioned above, there are some 1980 horns that have serial numbers in the form of "xx80xxx." That's an interesting kicker!

    Looking at my timeline, you can see how easy it is to get...
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    I've mentioned that AZ has something called the...

    I've mentioned that AZ has something called the Stupid Motorists Law. It essentially says that if you get yourself into a flooded stream/wash/etc., you get to pay for your own rescue.

    This blog...
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    RE: iPad stuff, you also have to remember that...

    RE: iPad stuff, you also have to remember that the Retina Display iPads are significantly more crisp than the non-Retina ones. You also can make the print bigger. In the somewhat near future, Apple...
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    As far as music charts go, I'm kinda surprised I...

    As far as music charts go, I'm kinda surprised I don't see more folks scanning the files to PDF and bringing their iPad or other tablet to a performance. Heck, the tablet has its own built-in light....
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    No worries. It's bright and sunny (well, the...

    No worries.

    It's bright and sunny (well, the sun is going down) at the moment. No more rain. Grand rainfall total from the weather post around the corner was 4.26". This shattered the record...
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