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Scottish gritter truck names

Today I learned that Scotland names its gritter trucks! 😂 Here’s the map link: http://scotgov.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=2de764a9303848ffb9a4cac0bd0b1aab (from https://trafficscotland.org/wintergritterinfo/) My personal favourites: Gritty Gritty Bang Bang, Luke Snowalker, Sir Andy Flurry, and Sir Salter Scott.

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/Volumes/MobileBackups

When Finder/Terminal/Disk Utility disagree (they suppress different details to the user), the culprit is apparently usually a local store of backups which the OS intends to write to your external TimeMachine backup drive as soon as it gets access. These … Continue reading

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Corey Peters wins silver at Sochi in giant slalom (sitting)

Belated congratulations to my countryman Corey Peters for winning a silver medal at the Sochi games in giant slalom (sitting). http://snowsports.co.nz/latest-news/corey-peters-wins-paralympic-silver-medal-in-sochi/ This is an absolutely massive achievement and put NZ on the medals board above Australia. ^_^

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You can’t turn off Skype voicemail if you buy a Skype subscription!

I have my Skype calls forwarded after a few seconds to my cellphone. I want my cellphone voicemail to pick up any unanswered calls, not Skype. Skype has been begged by thousands to fix this extremely annoying problem. The only … Continue reading

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Deleting lots of old tweets

I recently realized that it would be safer to delete thousands of old tweets than allow a determined hacker access to them. I don’t know how good Troll Boy’s skills are. So I set about finding a way to delete … Continue reading

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