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Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th September 2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Did You Wink at the Blue Moon?

I did. One more American legend lost...RIP Neil Armstrong. :(
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th September 2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,217
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Are you a spender or saver?

I tend to be more of a spender, but sometimes I'll spot something I want that I can't afford right this minute, so I start saving up for it. It does help to have goals when I'm trying to save.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd July 2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 504
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Grrr! This is the 7th time!

Hey, send some rain my way. We're pretty dry over here.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd July 2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By wirelessgeek
Funny flying contraptions from the 1940s and 1950s.

My favorite was the "gondola" contraption. The Yahoo News Slideshow (http://news.yahoo.com/photos/life-world-ufo-day-slideshow/)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th June 2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Any reviews about Avengers?

Loved it. Hulk got most of the funny moments. Bonus points if you spot Stan Lee.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th June 2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 3,795
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Last Movie You Saw?

Watched "The Avengers" just a few days ago. Enjoyed it too, especially the Hulk's lines. Puny god!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th June 2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By wirelessgeek
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd April 2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Blast From The Internet Past

I vaguely remember reading about this. Some college dude needed to pay some bills so he came up with this. Pretty clever way to earn a million bucks, too.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th March 2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,020
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Fiverr. The home of Scammers, Spammers, and Mults.

Cool. I guess sometimes it's a matter of being patient and giving the guys on the other side of the computer time to respond.

Looks to me like what I saw as the primary problem with SOPA. It's...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th March 2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 917
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Friends or loved ones believe in 2012 doomsday? Read up - Important

I do kind of feel sorry for those guys but you can't always avoid the nutcases. If one of them starts talking to me about this, I'm pretty likely to walk away whistling. In fact, I just heard...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th March 2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,524
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Which OS is on your computer?

Well, it's one of the many varieties ("flavors") of Linux. It's a favorite among geeks who like to be able to download and install free software without legal hassles. OpenOffice instead of Microsoft...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th February 2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,547
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Anyone got any funny jokes?

I've always kind of liked this video. Astronaut Scott Carpenter talks to the President of the United States in a helium voice and frustrates a few phone operators along the way. here's the link.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th February 2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Almost lost all my data, how to prevent this?

Invest in a good external hard drive. Remember to back up all your files at least daily.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th February 2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: How's A Guy Supposed To Whine After This?!

True. If you ever feel like whining over minor problems, just Google "Henri Landwirth." He's one guy who knows about making lemonade out of lemons and his story will wise you up pretty fast.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th February 2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 893
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Whitney Houston dead?

That's real sad. I just heard too. She was so young. :(
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th February 2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,214
Posted By wirelessgeek
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th February 2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By wirelessgeek
Why the big smiles, cubbies?

Caption this...Why do you think these lion cubs are smiling?

http://www.blogcdn.com/travel.aol.co.uk/media/2011/04/lion1.jpg
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th February 2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Astronaut feels space's toll on his body

^^Moral of the story: Send women astronauts to Mars.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th February 2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,255
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Do you trust PayPal?

I'd say I trust Paypal about as much as I trust anything online. Which is to say, not entirely 100% because I know it CAN be hacked or there might be a hiccup in the system that wipes out the money I...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th February 2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,524
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Which OS is on your computer?

Possibly not but don't take my word for it. Issues with Windows was one of the reasons why I switched to Linux. (Just a tip: If you ever start thinking about virtual machines, never EVER use...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th February 2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,524
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Which OS is on your computer?

Can't really tell you how easy it is to install since the guys who built my laptop did it for me (and sent me the disk in case I ever have problems). But every OS install I've done has gone...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th February 2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,524
Posted By wirelessgeek
Which OS is on your computer?

I'm using Linux Mint 12 on my brand-new laptop. Reasons? Linux is a free OS, which means the laptop that might have cost me $1500 plus with Microsoft or Apple was a little less than $1000, and also...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th February 2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 6,728
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: You Favorite Internet Browser

I primarily use Firefox though I'll sometimes use Chrome. I don't even have IE because I have Linux Mint 12.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th February 2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,157
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: My heart is aching for a new puppy!

Just remember that puppies grow up to be big slobbery dogs...LOL...I'd be careful too if you had such a bad reaction to your cats, because dogs do have fur too. But I hear they have some new breed...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th February 2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Very Freaky: A Sheep Herding Bunny

That is one spunky little bunny. Adorable too.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th November 2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 818
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Christmas Gift You Want To Receive?

A new laptop would be helpful. Doesn't need to be a gaming laptop, just one I can carry around with me and do my online work on. The one I'm using now is on a downward spiral.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th November 2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 650
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: THEY FOUND THE CURE FOR ALZHEIMERS!

You know what I never liked about studies like that? All it says is that, statistically, more thin people get Alzheimer's. It would be like saying that more people with blue eyes go blind. Doesn't...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th November 2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,681
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: What is the world's greatest problem?

Apathy has to be up there on the list. A lot of the evil that happens in the world occurs because the bad guys figured they could get away with it. And a lot of the time, they're right.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th November 2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 774
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: The Warriorforum Confessional Thread

I confess that I've posted ads for my website on Craigslist because I don't have the advertising budget I would like to have. (Gee, I feel poor. Please contribute to the WirelessGeek Advertising...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th November 2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By wirelessgeek
Wow...It's been more than 2 years since I last logged in!

I guess I sort of forgot about the WarriorForum from focusing on stuff I've been involved in. What's new?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th November 2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,020
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Fiverr. The home of Scammers, Spammers, and Mults.

I'm one of those people who has both bought and sold gigs on Fiverr and I've certainly run into my share of problems on both sides of the deal. In fact, most of the negative feedback I received were...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: You do know that there's no such thing as "unlimited" disk-space and bandwidth, right?

Y'know, that's true. There are physical limitations to even the web hosts' computers; in fact, that's probably why another Warrior's web host (I forget his/her name) was complaining about how much...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th October 2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,369
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Laptop Or Desktop?

I use a laptop and take it with me everywhere! That way if I'm traveling and decide to have lunch at Panera or someplace with wireless, I can just hop on and check my e-mail and stuff. I keep all my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,202
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Don't ask me to Hit the "THANKS" button. If I want to thank you I will.

I think asking for thanks is rude, too. As a general rule, I only hit the "thanks" button if somebody's posted a resource I might actually use at some point or has answered a question I had in a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,116
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Article writers - just stop before you kill somebody!

No kidding! When I take on a job, I always tell the client, "I'll turn out content for you but I am NOT going to spin out more hype than information!" It's for the sake of ethics more than anything;...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th October 2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 579
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Couple Denied Marriage Certificate Because They Are Not The Same Race! In 2009! In the US!

I just saw this on Yahoo News! Geez, I thought nobody does this anymore and his reasons are bogus; there's a white couple in my church who have adopted two black boys and they haven't gotten any...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th October 2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,719
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Spanking children - yes or no?

I don't have kids myself, so I'm no expert, but I think a paddle on the bottom is okay if the kid is real young, 5 or less, and you need to get their attention. I mean, not so hard you're causing...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th October 2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 852
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: What did you want to be when you grew up?

At first I wanted to be a teacher. Then I wanted to be a singer; only problem with that is that I can't sing a single note.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,471
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Nasty Yahoo Answers Cheating - Dangerous!

My trick is to only include a link if it is somehow relevant to both the question and the answer I provided. Since my Squidoo Lenses are pretty free-ranging in terms of subject, it's easier to get...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th October 2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,331
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Favorite Extinct Children's TV Shows

Oh man, mostly I remember shows from the 1980s. Stuff like Thunder Cats, Masters of the Universe, and so on. One I loved: Reading Rainbow. I'm still in shock over PBS shutting down on even the reruns...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th October 2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,516
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Nigerian Scammer OWNED.

ROFLMAO!!!!! :) :) :) Love it!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th October 2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By wirelessgeek
Just out of curiosity, military people...

Saw the Army/Navy/Air Force thread and got curious...how desperate is the United States military, any branch, for computer networking specialists just out of college who need a little job experience?...
Forum: Programming 10th October 2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,173
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: What's Best Way to Create an Online Database?

If it was me, I would use SQL to create two tables, one for Administrator-level members and one for General members. Then, I would build a program that ties into the SQL database, something along the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th October 2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,391
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Cigarettes Over $9 A Pack? Damn!

At those prices, I'm not sure how anyone can afford to smoke, unless you're Donald Trump or something. I'm not a smoker but I try not to be hypocritical about it; I have my little bad habits, too....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th October 2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: 10 Guesses Who Made the COVER of PLAYBOY!

:eek: I saw this on Reuters! LOL, they even said it was a historic first; she's the first cartoon character to make it to the cover of Playboy!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th October 2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 900
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: OMG! I won my first Paypal chargeback!!!

Score one for businesspeople who have PayPal! I've always thought they were a little biased toward the customers. Maybe more than a little. Good for you for winning that.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th October 2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 4,381
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Nobel Peace Prize to Barack Obama

I saw this on Yahoo News earlier today. I lost lots of respect for the Nobel Peace Prize when I found out Al Gore won the prize for a slide show over a lady who helped smuggle children out of Germany...
Forum: Copywriting 9th October 2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,075
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Are many testimonials fake?

I'm sure many testimonials are fake. But if you want real testimonials, you should give copies of your e-book to a few friends who are willing to be honest with you and let them review it.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th October 2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By wirelessgeek
Share your weird news stories here!

Has anybody seen any strange, funny stories in the news lately? Here's one of my favorites out of my local newspaper (I'm paraphrasing since I don't remember the exact wording my newspaper used):
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th October 2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,054
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: How Warm Do You Keep Your Home In The Winter?

I like to keep it at about 68, maybe a little higher on those days when I just can't get warm. I do take it down a few degrees at night, but I don't like to take it under 62 because I'm more likely...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th October 2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Hi Warriors, I'm Crystal I'm New And Probaly Going To Need A Lot Of Help

Hello Crystal! I'm sort of new here, too; been a member less than a month. Mostly I've been bopping around, trying to pick up online marketing tips, replying to posts and occasionally making a post...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Do all shopping carts use PHP?

I could probably dig up instructions on how to make an ASP.NET shopping cart by this time tomorrow. (Which would assume you're using one of the Starter Kits you can find through the Visual Web Basic...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th October 2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By wirelessgeek
The prize doesn't always go to the most deserving...

Irena Sendler

There recently was a death of a 98 year-old lady named Irena. During WWII, Irena, got permission to work in the Warsaw Ghetto, as a Plumbing/Sewer specialist. She had an 'ulterior...
Forum: Warrior Forum News 4th October 2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 1,788,388
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: Warrior Forum Going Back To Paid Status

Allen, I understand completely! If it was my site I wouldn't want the spammers, either. I can't afford to upgrade at the moment; would if I could though. :( Anyhow, keep up the good work with the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd October 2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,765
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: I'm a fake and a phony-I want to come clean!

I like your attitude about aging! I don't consider it at all fake to want to show off what you looked like 30 years ago. After all, that was you 30 years ago. And I do like that "Willie Nelson with...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd October 2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 776
Posted By wirelessgeek
Re: 1959 versus 2009

I hope the teacher gets fired! And I hope the mom gets enough money to cover her legal fees, at the very least. If a kid's so smart that he's bored by the class material, gee whiz, used to be they...
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