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Old Jan 3rd 2018, 5:19 am   #16
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What was there to get other than the obvious? Patronising ****.
Did you really? Your choice of emoticon implied otherwise. Still not quite sure if you got it. But if you did then kudos to you as not many would realise what Miss A was alluding to.
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Old Jan 3rd 2018, 5:34 am   #17
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Did you really? Your choice of emoticon implied otherwise. Still not quite sure if you got it. But if you did then kudos to you as not many would realise what Miss A was alluding to.
I'm pretty sure I got it, unless it's a seriously thickly layered in-joke for gay men that goes far deeper than just the highlighted change to my post.

Perhaps the wrong emoticon. Maybe this one: ?

Either way, why is everything on this forum such hard ****ing work nowadays?
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I'm pretty sure I got it, unless it's a seriously thickly layered in-joke for gay men that goes far deeper than just the highlighted change to my post.

Perhaps the wrong emoticon. Maybe this one: ?

Either way, why is everything on this forum such hard ****ing work nowadays?
Don't worry pet, I didn't get it either!
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So back on topic, the blithering idiots at Du and Etisalat have managed to knock out all other live video feed technology emanating from the UAE. My security webcam and remote control doorbell no longer work

I cant keep an eye on the dog when I'm at work and can no longer interrogate or record visitors that come sniffing around my door during the day
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So back on topic, the blithering idiots at Du and Etisalat have managed to knock out all other live video feed technology emanating from the UAE. My security webcam and remote control doorbell no longer work

I cant keep an eye on the dog when I'm at work and can no longer interrogate or record visitors that come sniffing around my door during the day
are you also locked out of the house?

explains why my dog-cam wasn't working yesterday and how he manged to piss behind the curtains without me knowing.

(just checked and it's online now - he's not in his bed though)
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are you also locked out of the house?

explains why my dog-cam wasn't working yesterday and how he manged to piss behind the curtains without me knowing.

(just checked and it's online now - he's not in his bed though)
Fortunately the door lock also has bluetooth (and a manual key back up) so I don't think they can knock that out, but I'm sure they'll try.
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Old Jan 3rd 2018, 6:12 am   #22
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So back on topic, the blithering idiots at Du and Etisalat have managed to knock out all other live video feed technology emanating from the UAE. My security webcam and remote control doorbell no longer work

I cant keep an eye on the dog when I'm at work and can no longer interrogate or record visitors that come sniffing around my door during the day
I'm sorry but I did chuckle at this.

Dubai just isn't ready for the futuristic style of living. The ideas are there, the desire, the funds, the willing customers, but somewhere along the line an idiot is involved and buggers everything up.
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I'm sorry but I did chuckle at this.
I bet you were secretly hoping he was also locked out of his apartment too?
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Old Jan 3rd 2018, 9:46 am   #24
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I bet you were secretly hoping he was also locked out of his apartment too?
Ha! Never! I'm a twat but not that bad...
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Our masters they take with one hand what they give with the other: Skype maybe blocked but red tube is open lol
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I had a business call with a company in Ukraine yesterday - on Skype. No problems and I was not using a VPN.

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do folks still use Skype??
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Ive not used Skype since they moved/taken over by Microsoft !


There are a lot of better alternatives - worst case there is IMO or even Whatsapp !


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We have Skype for business on all machines in all our offices worldwide so we can chat, share screens, present etc.

When in the office it works fine. Connection isn't great on site when on wifi.
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