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Forum: Website Design 10th May 2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By DJL
Re: Please review my site - Many Thanks

I see a glaring typographical error here:
"Serving Birmingham & Worestershire since 1982"
Forum: Web Hosting Offers 7th April 2016, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,387
Posted By DJL
Re: $39 Lifetime Hosting! Limited Offer. Cpanel, daily backups, professional support, and blazing fa

I think you're the one who needs to get a grip.
Your so-called support site shows
no support tickets for me, and I
received no communication of any
purported response to either of the ...
Forum: Web Hosting Offers 7th April 2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,387
Posted By DJL
Re: $39 Lifetime Hosting! Limited Offer. Cpanel, daily backups, professional support, and blazing fa

This is perhaps the VERY WORST HOSTING SERVICE I have ever encountered.


Their claim of 24/7 Support is a blatant LIE. So far I have been waiting 7 days for any reply to one of my support...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th February 2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,152
Posted By DJL
Re: WORD HELP: What's related to "splorf" but w/o laughing?

I believe you, though thousands might not.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th February 2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,152
Posted By DJL
Re: WORD HELP: What's related to "splorf" but w/o laughing?

It might be time to take your perspicacity in for its 50,000 mile tune-up.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th February 2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,152
Posted By DJL
Re: WORD HELP: What's related to "splorf" but w/o laughing?

What's wrong with barf, or heave, or lose your lunch, or toss your cookies?
Forum: Email Marketing 12th February 2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By DJL
Re: Anyone here use Gmail or MS Outlook for bulk email?

It's free, if you can accept a few caveats:


It has been tested only with Windows XP and Windows 7, and MS Office versions 2003, 2007, & 2010. I cannot guarantee compatibility with any other...
Forum: Email Marketing 11th February 2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By DJL
Re: Anyone here use Gmail or MS Outlook for bulk email?

The attached PDF file comprises a printout of the Help documentation for a program I wrote to automate MS Outlook using an Excel spreadsheet as the source of recipients and an ordinary text file as...
Forum: Programming 9th February 2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By DJL
Re: Fifteen month caldar program question

I think cramming all of that (as per your example) onto a single page would be neither attractive nor useful to the recipient. It would very likely wind up in the circular file.

In my experience,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th February 2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,499
Posted By DJL
Re: Size of a chimpanzee brain compared to one of its testicles

I think we should commission a similar study to be done on Claude.
Forum: Programming 9th February 2016, 05:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By DJL
Re: Fifteen month caldar program question

I have a VB program I wrote some time ago that includes a calendar function.
It prompts the user to enter starting and ending month & year, then prints one month per page.
If it would be useful to...
Forum: Programming 7th February 2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By DJL
Re: Fifteen month caldar program question

The problem is that, in order to view the image, I must create an account at profithackers.com, which I do not want to do.
Forum: Programming 7th February 2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By DJL
Re: Fifteen month caldar program question

I would like to help you, but cannot see any image in your post.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th January 2016, 02:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 876
Posted By DJL
Re: I think beer labels should warn that it may cause diarrhea

Beer labels should state:
WARNING: Consumption of this product may cause you to do and say stupid things!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th January 2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,162
Posted By DJL
Re: New Forum Layout RATE or HATE?

I dislike it.
I do not need the obtrusive search bar, as the search function stinks anyway. The last time I tried it, there was still no way to search for exact matches to a multiword phrase.
I...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th January 2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,770
Posted By DJL
Re: Would you buy an Autonomous Vehicle?

Thank you, Your Fordship!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th January 2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,770
Posted By DJL
Re: Would you buy an Autonomous Vehicle?

My biggest concern would be the opportunity for malicious interference into the operation of the software.
I can practically hear our rulers salivating over the prospect of a driverless, cashless,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st January 2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By DJL
Re: Lets try something different in 2016.......

Giving might make you feel good, and might enhance your reputation. My own experience tells me that it is simply good business practice to deliver honest value for payment received.

A common...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th December 2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By DJL
Re: You don't like "big rigs" on the road... There's a solution for that.

It will be interesting to see how the truckers react in future when the drones start replacing them.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th December 2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,851
Posted By DJL
Re: COP21 Climate Change Summit Reaches Deal In Paris

Is there anyone in the environmental movement whose job is to say, “Wait a minute. You’re going too far. There’s such a thing as truth"?
The Religion of the Environmentalists
-- Stephen Cox, editor...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 14th December 2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 752
Posted By DJL
Re: Ask me questions about selling on Amazon

When I am shopping online for something, I go directly to amazon.com, search & bookmark prospective purchases, then read the reviews before making a choice.


My question is: why would I bother to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th December 2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By DJL
Re: Do You Hold Grudges...

I don't hold grudges, but I make liberal use of the Ignore List.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th December 2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 570
Posted By DJL
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 751
Posted By DJL
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th December 2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By DJL
Re: Question about Hoarding

I will try to enlist her husband and one of her sons to confront her about the problem.

They are the two people with whom she has the strongest relationship, and would probably be most likely to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th December 2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By DJL
Re: Question about Hoarding

I really appreciate your very thoughtful response.

The lady's husband, being partially disabled (recovering from a stroke), is, I believe, somewhat endangered by her hoarding. However, he is...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th December 2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By DJL
Question about Hoarding

I know a lady who is a hoarder.
She seems to be normal otherwise.
I wonder if this should be consider a harmless eccentricity, or is it more likely a disorder that can and should be treated...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd November 2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,394
Posted By DJL
Re: 10-Year U.S. Dog Bite Fatality Chart - 2005 to 2014

Some number of Pit Bulls are bred and trained, by unscrupulous people, to be aggressive.

Far more innocent, helpless dogs are maimed and murdered every year by cruel humans than vice versa.
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th November 2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By DJL
Re: Predictions for the year 2000 from the 19th century

Prediction is difficult, especially about the future!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th October 2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 407
Posted By DJL
Re: We Are All Just A Computer Simulation

We need a sub-forum labeled Piffle & Poop.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th September 2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,011
Posted By DJL
Re: Day After Employees Vote to Unionize, Target Announces Fleet of Robot Workers

I have used self-checkout machines at a few local stores, but generally avoid them because, in my experience, the damn things just don't work very well.

They are not nearly as smart or error-free...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th September 2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,057
Posted By DJL
Re: What's all this talk about a comet hitting Earth next week?

People, try to look at the bright side: no more Donald Trump!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st August 2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,072
Posted By DJL
Re: Can You Answer These Super Basic Physics Questions?

Knowing whose name is attached to a particular law of physics can hardly be thought of as useful information.
Forum: Website Design 15th August 2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By DJL
Re: FTP or just CPANEL?

cPanel can compress multiple folders/files into a .ZIP archive for convenient backup to your local machine, and also extract the contents of an uploaded .ZIP file to restore such a backup.

cPanel...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 1st August 2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By DJL
Re: Planning on building a computer but need some advice

Unless you're really into building it yourself for the fun of it, you're much better off buying a reasonably priced box with operating system & warranty, as others have suggested.

One thing I...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th July 2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,651
Posted By DJL
Re: Get Windows 10

This website has many informative articles about Windows 10:
How-To Geek - For Geeks, By Geeks. (http://www.howtogeek.com/)


You can subscribe to their email newsletter for frequent updates.
Forum: Copywriting 18th July 2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,071
Posted By DJL
Re: What do you end your sentences with?

Ay, but it's a slippery slope... next they'll be splitting infinitives and committing every sort of linguistic barbarism! :)
Forum: Email Marketing 14th July 2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,071
Posted By DJL
Re: I need an email auto reply software

It depends on the setup of your email service provider.
For example, if the email address is associated with a domain that you own, and you have access to the Control Panel for the domain, then look...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th July 2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By DJL
Re: software for healthy win7

1. Piriform CCleaner - routine cleanup of temp files & other detritus
2. iolo System Mechanic Pro - Anti-Virus and numerous optimization tools
3. Control Panel Disk Cleanup - built into Windows
4....
Forum: Programming 22nd June 2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By DJL
Re: Help! My code in C++ is not working.

You are comparing the year of birth, not the age, to your constants.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd May 2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 618
Posted By DJL
Re: Am I Being Scammed or Did I Hit the Lotto

If you buy a certificate, I believe the only thing they will certify is that you are an easy mark.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th May 2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,233
Posted By DJL
Re: Florida man deliberately Mows over Family of Duckllngs

I believe only a moral imbecile could find anything remotely humorous in this episode.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th April 2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,354
Posted By DJL
Re: (Reuters) - U.S. News & World Report Rates 34 Diets. Dead last, Paleo.

Here is a brief quotation worth memorizing, from an excellent article that debunks
some of the current weight-loss fad diets:
The website does a great job of promoting the scientific, evidence-...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th April 2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,137
Posted By DJL
Re: Could This Invention Change The World?

Looking down the road a piece, it's not hard to see with what delight
our national security establishment would fashion this into a system that
empowered it to monitor and control the movement of...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th April 2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By DJL
Re: Bill Gates' anniversary email to employees

Perhaps in another 40 years, they will learn how to stop generating idiotic error
messages that don't accurately describe the error and what to do about it?...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 4th April 2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,806
Posted By DJL
Re: I hand-make and sell goats milk soap. How can I make more sales on my site?

I like what you're doing, and wish you great success with your products.
I visited your site this morning and ordered a gift basket for a dear friend of mine.
If she doesn't break out in hives,...
Forum: Programming 9th March 2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,731
Posted By DJL
Re: Protecting submission form from bots without using captcha?

I include a randomly generated question on my contact form, e.g.,
"How much is eleven times twelve?"
Aside from bots, this may also filter out some inordinately stupid humans.
Forum: Mind Warriors 4th March 2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,423
Posted By DJL
Re: My challenge to change my life and pursue my dream

The first thing you should do, then, is to get yourself a good dictionary.
Look up the word "kike" and decide if that is a good idea for a user name.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th February 2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,109
Posted By DJL
Re: 'Megadrought' coming to U.S. Southwest, Plains. NO! Not $1 of my tax money! Not 1 drop of my wat

1. Climate models are notoriously poor at accurately predicting anything, except that the modelers need more money.
2. What has posterity ever done for me?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,169
Posted By DJL
Re: Is this true? (re: mobile hot spot device)...

Maybe, maybe not.
To be on the safe side, you should also don a wig and fake mustache.
Forum: Website Design 10th February 2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,422
Posted By DJL
Re: How to avoid Wordpress site from being hacked

Probably no site can be made 100% secure against hacking.
Here's what I do:
1. Use strong user names and passwords.
2. Define .htaccess rules that permit only my IP address access to the wp-admin...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th February 2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,837
Posted By DJL
Re: That Sound You Just Heard . . . . .

Perhaps the justices have dusted off the 14th amendment to the Constitution,
and decided that it means what it says in plain English:
"No State... shall deny to any person within its jurisdiction...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th February 2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,943
Posted By DJL
Re: What do you think about India

Here's what one Indian thinks about India:
Why India Doesn't Change (http://libertyunbound.com/node/1111)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th February 2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 5,582
Posted By DJL
Re: Should US Citizens have the right to opt-out of MMR vaccinations?

The following might be helpful in freeing yourself from the delusion that Nature cares for us or provides for us:
"There Are None So Blind As Those Who Will Not See."
-=John Heywood (1546)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th February 2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 5,582
Posted By DJL
Re: Should US Citizens have the right to opt-out of MMR vaccinations?

Unfortunately, the voice of the crackpot is strident, LOUD, and operated by a brain that is immune (due to some inexpugnable inoculation) to facts and logic.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th February 2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 5,582
Posted By DJL
Re: Should US Citizens have the right to opt-out of MMR vaccinations?

The voice of sweet reason is sweet, indeed.
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