A message from Fred

I will post board issues here, and announce when I am going to prune old messages, or try another update. (It'll be a long time before I try that again). But if you're having problems with the board, I certainly do, or if you have a request about a feature, then this is the place for that.
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A message from Fred

Post by Elizabeth » Fri Dec 18, 2020 2:12 pm

Fred has asked me to let everyone know that he is currently unable to access the Board as he is working from his smart phone while awaiting the arrival of a new computer to replace the one that has died.

He hopes to have the replacement by Monday. In the interim, he wishes everyone a good weekend!

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Re: A message from Fred

Post by happyheini » Fri Dec 18, 2020 2:43 pm

Thak you, Fred and thank you Elizabeth for being the messenger. Happy 4th of Advent weekend.

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Re: A message from Fred

Post by kittykins » Thu Dec 24, 2020 5:13 pm

Thanks for letting us know!

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Re: A message from Fred

Post by fred » Thu Dec 24, 2020 10:13 pm

Yes, I had the replacement parts on Monday. A new Mother board, CPU, 16 Gigs. of much faster memory, a new video card, and a new case & power supply. I have the same disks, DVD drive, and peripherals. It took another 3 days to get them to y\talk to each other nicely. It's "all singing & dancing" now.
I love Linux. :)

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Re: A message from Fred

Post by Elizabeth » Thu Dec 24, 2020 10:31 pm

Well done, Fred!

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Re: A message from Fred

Post by happyheini » Fri Dec 25, 2020 2:44 pm

Good to go For another couple of years, Fred. Thank you so much for what you do to keep our tiny group of skating fans together.

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Re: A message from Fred

Post by fred » Sun Dec 27, 2020 9:18 pm

Well, while I can. The doctors are looking after me. I had bad digestive problems for the past 3 or 4 months and it was finally diagnosed as a small Kidney stone. By the way, when you go for a CAT Scan and they ask you whether you've had cancer, it means you're getting close to your radiation limit for scans & X-Rays. I am near that and I wonder if my surgeon will delay the next heart scan as a result. I wouldn't mind if he did. My aneurysm was fine at my last scan. I expect it's still like that. I've been good. ;)

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Re: A message from Fred

Post by kittykins » Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:22 pm

Thanks Fred! I'm glad you are doing a bit better and that your computer is working too!

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Re: A message from Fred

Post by Judy » Tue Jun 29, 2021 10:47 am

Thanks Fred. I’d be happy to share the cost?

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Re: A message from Fred

Post by Judy » Tue Jun 29, 2021 4:08 pm

Guess you’ve figured out that I posted under the wrong topic Fred. I’m not buying you a computer😃😃 I meant help paying for maintaining the board. :oops:

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Re: A message from Fred

Post by fred » Thu Jul 01, 2021 9:16 pm

Not a problem. My financial situation is quite stable here, not extensive, but stable. And I'm saving up for a modest audiophile turntable and cartridge. Once I've got that, I'll build myself a fairly good quality amplifier and some good speaker cabinets. I have a large collection of 33 1/3 Albums which I want to listen to and put on my computer.

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