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Offline gary.a.ayres

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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #600 on: November 16, 2018, 08:45:19 AM »
... Lou and I like the RV’ing: food is cheaper and better, cocktails are cheaper and stronger...
Cletus

I'm with Eric here. Jeanne and I love Last Exile here so much that we often drive to the sea cliffs just for an evening. Especially wonderful in stormy weather:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFzpjNpMRmc" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFzpjNpMRmc</a>

Best mobile bar and restaurant in the local vicinity. Jeanne always drives home...

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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #601 on: November 16, 2018, 01:59:04 PM »
Had this been a few years ago, I'd be all over that. But cramped quarters, tight spaces, the bending over, etc...no longer.

A quick update...

With the laptop toast, on returning home, my goal was to find something decent, cheap, and quickly so that I could get on top of our finances.
So I got a $199 HP at a local store. Rather cheap but I was pleasantly surprised. Even came with an optical disk and the ability to drive two displays.

But, If I run more than a couple of apps, particularly hungry ones like CAD, then it slows to a crawl.
More RAM would help but that costs about the same as the entire computer.

I still haven't transferred my pics and I'm still remembering apps that I need to download and install.
Next year I'll likely get a workstation.

Wow. Next year is just around the corner.
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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #602 on: November 16, 2018, 07:58:03 PM »
Ain’t technology fun  :lolb: :lolb:. In regards to the traveling, So, y’all want to live like the proverbial “Yuppie” , in plush hotel rooms with organic breakfast and such, but travel like old hippies “eating in” . Typical programmer :lolb: :lolb:. Perhaps you should discuss a meal plan with your financial advisor at the next meeting. Ta: just having a bit of fun: it’s hot pepper pizza Friday  :cheers: :DrinkPint: :cheers: :DrinkPint:

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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #603 on: November 16, 2018, 09:15:04 PM »
So, y’all want to live like the proverbial “Yuppie” , in plush hotel rooms with organic breakfast and such, but travel like old hippies “eating in” . Typical programmer :lolb: :lolb:.

 :ThumbsUp:

it’s hot pepper pizza Friday  :cheers: :DrinkPint: :cheers: :DrinkPint:

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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #604 on: November 16, 2018, 09:48:50 PM »
Chacun a son truc.

Horses for courses - All Good!

 :)

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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #605 on: November 16, 2018, 10:59:51 PM »
Well I don’t guess there’s anything wrong with that. Was just verifying 👍🍺😎😂 :stickpoke: :lolb:

Cletus

TBH. Room service and the mini bars are the shirt  8)

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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #606 on: November 17, 2018, 04:22:53 AM »
Hey Zee,
 Sound’s like you need a popcorn engine running on gas to power a generator to keep the cooler cool!  :lolb:
Bloody technology...... bring back steam power ..... oh and paper!

Cheers Kerrin
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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #607 on: November 19, 2018, 04:35:01 PM »
Room service and the mini bars are the shirt  8)

I don't pay for room service  ;D and we travel with our own bar.  :ThumbsUp:

@Chris...I saw your little dropping re The Monitor.  :cussing: I leave it on the bench as a constant reminder. Someday I'll finish it.
I did get some more aluminum rod to replace the mucked up cylinders.

But I need to finish the popcorn engine.
Oh right! That's what this thread is supposed to be about!
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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #608 on: November 19, 2018, 05:37:57 PM »
But I need to finish the popcorn engine.
Oh right! That's what this thread is supposed to be about!

:pics:

Can we have a pic of how far you have got with the engine...… last time we saw it was  :noidea:

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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #609 on: November 19, 2018, 07:24:57 PM »
I'd started that in December of 2015. Sheesh.

Here's a pic of where things stand with the Monitor...

You can see the broken part near the bottom. That's where I left off. I had to order a small end mill and then I got distracted.  ;D
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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #610 on: November 19, 2018, 07:43:00 PM »
Hey Zee its nearly there  :stickpoke: Come on stop doing other things we are looking forward to seeing this run  8)

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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #611 on: November 19, 2018, 09:40:45 PM »
If our mail strike up here ever ends I will mail you an endmill. ;)
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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #612 on: November 27, 2018, 09:35:56 AM »

I don't pay for room service  ;D and we travel with our own bar.  :ThumbsUp:

Way to go... :ThumbsUp: :cheers:
But I need to finish the popcorn engine.
That too...  ;)

Offline Brian Rupnow

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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #613 on: November 28, 2018, 01:28:06 AM »
Why have you quit working on this engine?

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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #614 on: November 28, 2018, 12:06:00 PM »
Was that Jo commenting about finishing an engine?  :headscratch: