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Mar 19th 2021, 2:45 pm
Replies: 417
Views: 20,745
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Covid-19 Vaccination -- Have You Gotten It?

Wife and I had our 2nd Moderna shot yesterday.

No side effects to speak of other than a sore arm.

My 85-year old mother, back in Blighty, got her first Pfizer shot Jan 17th. They just booked...
Forum: The Lounge
Mar 12th 2021, 2:00 pm
Replies: 939
Views: 59,683
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Trivia Chit Chat

Today's topic: World Trivia 1: Easier.

Yeah right.

7 out of 10 questions were US centric, including 2 questions on "From which university did president X graduate?". Guessed wrong for both!
Forum: USA
Mar 7th 2021, 10:15 pm
Replies: 4,567
Views: 333,204
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Price of gas update...

We have a fifth wheel RV which requires a big truck to haul it. I have a GMC Sierra 2500HD with a 6.0L gas engine. Average 12mpg solo. My daily commute is 12 miles each way. Gets about 7mpg when...
Forum: USA
Mar 5th 2021, 9:54 pm
Replies: 4,567
Views: 333,204
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Price of gas update...

$2.54 here in Florida.

Cost over $80 to fill my 36-gallon tank yesterday. :eek:

That should last about 3 weeks.
Mar 3rd 2021, 1:12 pm
Replies: 9,044
Views: 729,017
Posted By chawkins99

Re: WTF in America

I see it's an Expedition on second look. I thought the smaller grill was an Explorer. I've had an Explorer and 2 Expeditions.

This report...
Mar 2nd 2021, 9:46 pm
Replies: 9,044
Views: 729,017
Posted By chawkins99

Re: WTF in America

Thirteen die in southern California crash near Mexico border (https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-56260295)



How the hell do you get 25 people in a Ford Explorer?
Feb 23rd 2021, 7:03 pm
Replies: 9,044
Views: 729,017
Posted By chawkins99

Re: WTF in America

Gender-reveal device explosion kills father-to-be (https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-56159731)

I would like to say a Darwin candidate but he's disqualified because he already procreated.
Feb 19th 2021, 9:43 pm
Replies: 417
Views: 20,745
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Covid-19 Vaccination -- Have You Gotten It?

I'm already registered on that site. It just sends updates when we qualify. I got my first shot yesterday but was notified by my healthcare provider.

I like the idea from Nutek that I can view my...
Feb 19th 2021, 8:20 pm
Replies: 417
Views: 20,745
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Covid-19 Vaccination -- Have You Gotten It?

Tried that. It just goes straight to the login portal with no sign-up option.
Feb 19th 2021, 7:49 pm
Replies: 417
Views: 20,745
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Covid-19 Vaccination -- Have You Gotten It?

How do you sign up?
It just shows a login option but nothing if you're not already registered.
Feb 18th 2021, 5:14 pm
Replies: 417
Views: 20,745
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Covid-19 Vaccination -- Have You Gotten It?

Wife and I got our first shot this morning (Moderna) at a local church. Second shot will be on March 18th. Same time, same place.

I received a text yesterday with a link in it. I was very wary...
Forum: The Lab
Feb 11th 2021, 8:18 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 962
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Windows 10 issue.

This is fixable but not an easy fix.

See the following article and try to follow the first solution.

It requires you to login with a different admin user and use registry editor to fix the bad...
Feb 10th 2021, 9:04 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 4,189
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Caretaker

I'm diabetic. I inject 3-4 times a day into my belly. For at least 20 years.

Have NEVER used alcohol swabs and never got an infection.
Feb 9th 2021, 11:22 am
Replies: 396
Views: 68,318
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Meanwhile in Florida

She is in Louisiana.

Reminds me of a friend in the UK who bought a microwave. It had separate instructions for UK & US. The US one stated "Do not immerse this appliance in water". Apparently, that...
Feb 6th 2021, 9:12 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 4,028
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Topping up NI Contributions

Have you tried entering you last UK address? Presuming you have lived there at some time.
Feb 3rd 2021, 11:03 am
Replies: 36
Views: 4,028
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Topping up NI Contributions

Not so. My online forecast states additional payments won't improve my forecast.

I have reached the 35-year max. My wife still has about 3 years left to contribute.

This year, she received a...
Forum: The Lounge
Jan 29th 2021, 11:22 am
Replies: 95
Views: 5,248
Posted By chawkins99

Re: RAY’S 2021 OBIT THREAD

Pioneering US actress Cicely Tyson dies aged 96 (https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-55851522)
Jan 26th 2021, 3:31 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,549
Posted By chawkins99

Re: 17 Year Cicadas

I have heard them but wasn't aware of the 17-year cycle. I thought they happened every year.

I have seen them very infrequently.

They are loud. I remember driving down a tree-lined road with...
Forum: The Lounge
Jan 18th 2021, 11:39 am
Replies: 939
Views: 59,683
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Trivia Chit Chat

WooHoooo!

My first win in months, and done on my phone in a crappy reception area.

Back down to earth with a bang today. :nod:
Dec 24th 2020, 1:01 pm
Replies: 13,382
Views: 691,911
Posted By chawkins99

Re: What has p*ssed you off today...part II

Maybe they have a quota to meet.
Dec 23rd 2020, 3:18 pm
Replies: 13,382
Views: 691,911
Posted By chawkins99

Re: What has p*ssed you off today...part II

I thought Beelzebub had a devil for a sideboard.
Dec 23rd 2020, 3:17 pm
Replies: 13,382
Views: 691,911
Posted By chawkins99

Re: What has p*ssed you off today...part II

I don't think I talked properly until I was nearly 3. Apparently, my sister used to talk for me. Could never get a word in.

It just annoys me that autism is the go-to diagnosis for...
Dec 23rd 2020, 1:24 pm
Replies: 13,382
Views: 691,911
Posted By chawkins99

Re: What has p*ssed you off today...part II

Doctors!
Our daughter took grandson for his 18-month checkup.
Among the questions:
Doctor: How does he interact with other children?
Daughter: He doesn't. Have you heard about this Covid thing?...
Forum: The Lounge
Dec 18th 2020, 9:08 pm
Replies: 27,246
Views: 1,675,566
Posted By chawkins99

Re: What made you smile today? Part III

This guy has too much time and money.

One man's crusade against porch pirates.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4T_LlK1VE4
Forum: The Lounge
Dec 16th 2020, 9:48 pm
Replies: 8,391
Views: 629,067
Posted By chawkins99

Re: Nutek's Funny Picture Thread...Part II

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