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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: 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 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.
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: 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, 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 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 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 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: 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 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, 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: Off Topic Forum 15th February 2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,107
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: 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 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, 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.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd February 2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By DJL
Re: Harper Lee to publish new novel, 55 years after To Kill a Mockingbird

Yeah, I read To Kill A Mockingbird when it first came out, and was very disappointed.
I thought it was a "how to" book.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd February 2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By DJL
Re: Cars are getting better. In 2011-2012 there were 9 models that had ZERO driver fatalities.

These charts of least and most fatalities per model will come in handy when choosing a vehicle for yourself, say, or for your mother in law!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 31st January 2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By DJL
Re: Is Common Sense Important

Of course, it's important, but not very common.

This may be related to the apparent deficit in common sense:
US adults are dumber than the average human | New York Post (
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th January 2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,072
Posted By DJL
Re: Happy MLK Day!!

Martin Luther King was cruelly taken from us too early.
Read this to recall his powerful rhetorical skill and the beauty of his mind:
Letter from a Birmingham Jail : Blog : Foundation for Economic...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th January 2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,213
Posted By DJL
Re: Money is the reason we can't have nice things.

If you have any money you don't need,
I'd be happy to share it with you. :)
Forum: Suggestion Forum 5th January 2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,878
Posted By DJL
Re: Give product sellers the option to disable comments on their WSO threads

My immediate reaction to a WSO that disabled comments would be:
"What is this seller trying to hide?"
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 10th September 2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,290
Posted By DJL
Re: Permanent job and good money for someone with perfect English!

I talk real good English and right even beter.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th September 2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 497
Posted By DJL
Re: I have a product , what to do ?

Leaving aside all the legal issues, and the downward-spiraling
regard that Mr. Obama enjoys among his constituency, there is the
matter of his utter lack of rhetorical skills.

Here is what...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th July 2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 974
Posted By DJL
Re: Need a New Printer with Low Ink Costs - Any Recommendations?

I recommend the Brother HL-5450DN Laser Printer.

I bought mine in August 2012 for $195 on, and I use it every day.

I also spent $21 for a three-year warranty from ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,615
Posted By DJL
Re: It's Been About Six Weeks Since Freelancer Took Over. How Are They Doing?

Database errors and timeouts seem to have decreased.
Aside from that, I don't see much change.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th May 2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,990
Posted By DJL
Re: Denver homicides cut in half after pot legalized in Colorado

Yes, and think of all those DEA agents who will be forced to find honest work! The horror!
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 14th May 2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,212
Posted By DJL
Re: Unbiased hosting reviews - Where to go?

I agree with others that is a good source of reviews.
My own experience with both VeeroTech and WiredWeb has been very good.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th April 2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,021
Posted By DJL
Re: Saying goodbye to our furry family members...

I used to have an Invisible Fence, as one of my dogs at that time was a
genuine escape artist.

The fence was highly effective, but also rather expensive.

Fortunately, my current flock are all...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 862
Posted By DJL
Re: Blog vs Website....?!!!

I think there are three options open to you:

1. Create a blog on another domain name, with hyperlinks connecting the two.
2. Add a blog to your website as a separate entity, e.g., ...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th April 2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,413
Posted By DJL
Re: Rescued Husky - before and after - awwwwww

It's a beautiful thing to see, when beautiful animals meet beautiful people!
I live with three beautiful dogs, of which two were rescued strays, and I could not bear to part with any of them.
Forum: Mind Warriors 12th April 2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,346
Posted By DJL
Re: Is It Possible To Attract Money Using Mind Power?

You're probably more likely to attract flies & mosquitoes than money. :)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th April 2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 17,225
Posted By DJL
Re: "Single Payer System"-- Educate me?

I have learned a few things from this seemingly endless thread:

I do not care much about the ACA, as it does not affect me personally, but it seems to me to be a very bad law.
There is a...
Forum: Website Design 15th March 2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,459
Posted By DJL
Re: HTML & CSS code editors

I use NotePad++ most of the time, but the CoffeeCup free version is also very handy, as it has a built-in preview window.
Free Stuff | CoffeeCup Software (
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th March 2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By DJL
Re: Wordpress Theme Clone Prevention Plugin

This product srcProtector for PHP ( looks as if it might accomplish what you want to do.
I cannot say if, or how well, it works, but you may evaluate it for yourself.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 2nd March 2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,111
Posted By DJL
Re: Suggestionsl For AVG Alternative?

I have been very happy with iolo System Mechanic Pro.
One license allows you to install it on every computer you own (I have six at present), and aside from anti-virus, it has numerous tools to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th February 2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 802
Posted By DJL
Re: The Letter "P" and Putrid People

Peeping Toms
Pencil Pushers
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd February 2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 664
Posted By DJL
Re: IBM Solar Collector Could Provide Power To The Entire Planet

OK, I get it now: all the evil KORPORASHUNZ that continually squelch the many wonderful Perpetual Motion Machines that crafty inventors are forced to hide in their Mom's basements!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th February 2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 460
Posted By DJL
Re: A question about "etc" and punctuation

End a sentence with a preposition?
That is something up with which I will not put!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th February 2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,346
Posted By DJL
Re: Pediatrician: Vaccinate Your Kids—Or Get Out of My Office

They also had a life expectancy of about 25 years, I believe.
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th February 2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,549
Posted By DJL
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th January 2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,137
Posted By DJL
Re: Are you still an XP user?

I have a couple of older machines running XP, as I still support some VB apps (10 to 12 years old) for which parts of the development environment are not available for newer versions of Windows.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th December 2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,507
Posted By DJL
Re: Why the universe could be about to collapse on us.

Actually, this was first propounded at the
South Hampton Institute of Technology.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th December 2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 863
Posted By DJL
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st November 2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 973
Posted By DJL
Re: Can you understand my Scottish Accent? Seminar Video Clips Attached - Please advise

To my American ears, most of what you said was unintelligible.
My advice: speak slower, avoid any slang or uncommon idioms, and add subtitles.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By DJL
Re: Anyone know how to automatically create linebreaks for plain text emails?

Notepad++ has a feature that can rewrap text so that no line exceeds 72 characters.
Below is how it reformatted your original post.
As far as I can tell, the value 72 is a constant, not susceptible...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th September 2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,270
Posted By DJL
Re: Who is your favorite Actress?

Joan Crawford
Bette Davis
Judy Garland
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,083
Posted By DJL
Re: Good Offer To Get Cat Lovers To Opt In To Email List?

"Subscribe to this list or we'll kill your cat!"
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th September 2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,199
Posted By DJL
Re: Why They Really Put Fluoride In Tap Water.

We ought to be clear about one thing: there is no such thing as "Fluoride" per se.
From the point of view of a chemist, Fluoride is only part of the name of many chemical compounds. The other...
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