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  1. Thread: VOIP Phone

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    VOIP Phone

    Hey guys,

    I am moving to a new place that doesn't have very good cell phone reception (thank you AT&T), and so I am looking at possibly getting phone service along with DSL. The phone service...
  2. Re: Where to get good deals on laptops? recommendation?

    be careful with this supplier. Ibuypower doesn't get good ratings on resellerratings.com. I've bought from their sister company, cyberpowerpc with mixed results. This was many years ago though,...
  3. Thread: is this a scam?

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    Re: is this a scam?

    not necessarily. I didn't read through the entire thing though, but if you signed up on a job recruiting website like monster, agents sometimes go on there and get your email and look at your resume....
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    Re: Laptop users! Recommend one.

    yeah, I am not arguing that point. The T4x series have been pretty reliable in my experience. I used to work at a company where all the laptops (barely any desktops) where by IBM and most were T4x...
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    Re: Laptop users! Recommend one.

    TMack, my experience with acers has been different than yours. I am still using an acer aspire 2010, which I bought about 4 years ago, right when the pentium m dothan came out (my model has the 1.5...
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    Re: Chevy Volt "revealed"

    you guys should take a look at the following article. I've posted the more interesting tidbits:

    http://www.newsweek.com/id/138808/page/2



    So if the batteries fail every 5 years, 75,000...
  7. Thread: Gas prices

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    Re: Gas prices

    np, but thats one of the reasons the prius has an epa of 48/45...
  8. Thread: Gas prices

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    Re: Gas prices

    prius uses the atkinson cycle:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toyota_Prius

    "The Prius is a combined hybrid (sometimes referred to as series-parallel), a vehicle that can be propelled by gasoline...
  9. Thread: Gas prices

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    Re: Gas prices

    wow, you guys are just hearing about hypermiling? Seriously though, some of those techniques you guys mentioned are NOT recommended and in fact are illegal in some/all states. For drafting, there is...
  10. Poll: Re: What is the "norm" for giving notice to your employer?

    at least 2 weeks if you want your company to give you a good reference in the future.
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    Poll: Re: Thoughts on a vehicle purchase

    The first 5 minutes the prius is in the warm up stage. You will be getting ~25 mpg on average, depending on how you drive more or less. Every car has to run rich until it warms up.

    also, it seems...
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    Re: portable air conditioners

    the portable doesnt cool that well actually. The hose is not insulated, so I think that might be the biggest reason. It cools, but the hose heats up the room.
  13. Thread: any good anime?

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    Re: any good anime?

    ic, I dont like that one either though. Elfen lied and trigun are AWSOME!!! Hellsing is pretty good IMO.
  14. Thread: any good anime?

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    Re: any good anime?

    yuck, you've pretty much mentioned all the anime I dont like. Well, i dont know what GITS is, and FMA was awsome. So that pretty much leaves cowboy bebop and genesis evangelion

    I would recommend...
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    Re: portable air conditioners

    yeah, the hassle is not worth it. Oh, to add. It cools really well, but its LOUD. It says 38 db, but its louder than my old window AC.
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    Re: portable air conditioners

    So I went out and bought the Sharp CV-10NH portable air conditioner. This one is touted as one of the best available. Spent $500 to become ridiculously disappointed. The box says that the water tank...
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    portable air conditioners

    Hello everyone,

    I am looking for a portable air conditioner. My room is 10x10 feet (yeah I know, small) and I live in northern california where it gets up to 100+, and I cant stand anything over...
  18. Thread: Gas prices

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    Re: Gas prices

    thats pretty obvious. You cant really recoup the cost of $20k+. However, if you are constantly repairing that expedition or its time for a new car, than a $3k difference will be recouped pretty...
  19. Thread: Gas prices

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    Re: Gas prices

    what I would like to see is a prediction of what gas prices will be next year, the year after,...etc.
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    Re: I am Legend See it? Thoughts? Spoilers

    if you have to ask, it probably is.
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    Re: weight lifting, toning up questions

    guy wants to tone right? not build bulk muscle.
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    Re: weight lifting, toning up questions

    I agree with skillz. To add from my experience, start out with lower weights and do most of your muscle groups at a time. Dont go over, just go until you are somewhat tired. This way you can build up...
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    Re: new service plan with AT&T/Cingular

    ic, they never explained what mobile to mobile means and i couldnt find it on their site.
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    Re: new service plan with AT&T/Cingular

    att has unlimited mobile-to-mobile from my understanding. I am assumming it doesnt cost anything or doesnt use any minutes to call cell phones. I also get a 15% discount through att, not verizon so...
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    Re: new service plan with AT&T/Cingular

    yeah, I need to get 3 phones though.
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