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Jan 28th 2008, 2:02 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,150
Posted By Pony

Re: iPhone

I use mine much more than any other phone I have owned. I also use VNC heavily.
I recently bought another for the wife. Initially she said she didn't think she would use it more than she used the...
Jan 28th 2008, 1:53 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,163
Posted By Pony

Re: security check; repeat fingerprinting; new green card

On every appointment form that requested my fingerprints, it was clearly stated that if I had any cuts or nicks on my fingers I would be turned away and told to make another appointment. Then at the...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 28th 2008, 1:39 am
Replies: 10
Views: 644
Posted By Pony

Re: Help With Text Books for IT

They are all available at Qld Textbook Warehouse :

http://qtw.com.au
Forum: Australia
Jan 25th 2008, 10:21 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 19,846
Posted By Pony

Re: Allied Pickfords, any opinions?

We had a bad experience with them.
:thumbdown:
Forum: USA
Jan 25th 2008, 3:45 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,010
Posted By Pony

Re: trying to get a mortgage

I think this may be going up to $725,000 in the "economic stimulus package" Congress announced
Forum: USA
Jan 23rd 2008, 12:00 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,395
Posted By Pony

Re: TV advice

Where are you moving to? How large do you envisage your house being?
We have a 32" TV here in LA and it looks apt for the room size - in Texas (in our much bigger home) it looked very small.
I have...
Jan 22nd 2008, 4:40 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,982
Posted By Pony

Re: **urgent**How to convince an overseas company to hire you?

Do you have the funds to fly out there?

When I wanted to work in the US I sent my resume to 100 or so companies - not so much as a single response. I visited one of them whilst over on vacation in...
Forum: Canada
Jan 22nd 2008, 12:23 am
Replies: 50
Views: 2,217
Posted By Pony

Re: Apple or PC

You didn't say what line of business you are in.

A PC is going to run Windows, or Linux.
An Apple is going to run Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.

So it depends on what you want. If you want to...
Jan 21st 2008, 9:55 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By Pony

Re: EU official: IP is personal

I agree with that. They can be used to identify users. Sure they can be spoofed, but lots of information can also be forged.

Many users have static IP addresses. I don't want Yahoo using the fact...
Forum: USA
Jan 20th 2008, 8:21 pm
Forum: USA
Jan 20th 2008, 5:38 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 13,473
Posted By Pony

Re: Convert US phone numbers to UK phone numbers

whats the US company you use that gives a UK number for $1.95.
I am using Vonage and would gladly change.
Forum: USA
Jan 18th 2008, 8:48 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,214
Posted By Pony

Re: When do I shout for my SSN

I'm not sure how long the DS-230 route takes. I arrived on a H1B so filed A SS5 (http://www.ssa.gov/online/ss-5.pdf) at my local Social Security Office. From memory - I had to wait 10 days before...
Forum: USA
Jan 18th 2008, 8:28 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,214
Posted By Pony

Re: When do I shout for my SSN

I don't know if this varies by state. In Texas I was able to open a Bank of America account without a SSN. They entered 000-00-0000. Once I got my SSN I took the card to my local branch and they...
Jan 18th 2008, 1:52 am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,092
Posted By Pony

Re: Time Warner to test Internet billing based on usage

Some companies are already blocking P2P, and even Lotus Notes (http://www.informationweek.com/blog/main/archives/2007/10/comcast_is_bloc.html) :ohmy:

I can see a day when you have to pay to add...
Jan 18th 2008, 12:09 am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,092
Posted By Pony

Re: Time Warner to test Internet billing based on usage

They are not interested in reducing congestion, they are interested in increasing revenue.
If the real problem was to "reduce congestion of its network by a minority of consumers who pay the same...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 17th 2008, 5:06 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 7,076
Posted By Pony

Re: Ebay.

http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http%3A%2F%2Febay.es&langpair=es%7Cen&hl=en&ie=UTF8
Forum: USA
Jan 17th 2008, 4:56 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 2,702
Posted By Pony

Forum: USA
Jan 17th 2008, 4:52 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 2,702
Posted By Pony

Re: Answering your door ...

I agree, women are weak and feeble. Those having gone through childbirth are especially in need of a man to take care of them :rofl:
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 17th 2008, 2:58 am
Replies: 82
Views: 6,021
Posted By Pony

Re: favourate quotes of your kids

when my daughter was 2 she couldn't say the word "sweeties", so she would say she wanted "feces" :ohmy::rofl: She is now 15, and I never tire of reciting this story when I meet any of her new friends...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 17th 2008, 2:45 am
Replies: 48
Views: 3,145
Posted By Pony

Re: Bad Backward British Beuracracy(sic)

:confused: Who stated "Bad Backward British Beuracracy"? - one of the websites?????
Forum: USA
Jan 16th 2008, 9:53 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By Pony

Re: So maybe a few fallen fronds wasn't so bad after all

I live 0.7 miles from the animal hospital my wife is working as an intern at. I work down near Long Beach. We had a choice - I commute, she commutes, or we both commute. I decided it would be better...
Forum: USA
Jan 16th 2008, 4:55 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By Pony

Re: So maybe a few fallen fronds wasn't so bad after all

Ah! Saw the fallen ones :o They are usually very brittle, I am able to snap them to small enough pieces to fit in the green trash can by hand. I started wearing ranchers gloves now though, the fronds...
Jan 15th 2008, 6:03 am
Replies: 35
Views: 1,662
Posted By Pony

Re: How do you complain over here?

I miss the ability to get some sense of fair play, like I had in the UK.
Typical example:
Wife forgets to move her car on street cleaning day - OK fair cop - our mistake. BUT the parking official...
Forum: Australia
Jan 15th 2008, 5:21 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,885
Posted By Pony

Re: Poaching an ex colleague, legal?

Sure it could. markallwood was implying it was irrelevant in every scenario - I chose a simplistic scenario where it would be very relevant. I could work for a competitor as a janitor, but it goes...
Forum: Australia
Jan 15th 2008, 5:07 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,885
Posted By Pony

Re: Poaching an ex colleague, legal?

My current employer won a multi-million dollar legal suit a few years ago for just that. A competitor hired away 3 key employees. My employer won damages, won an injunction stopping the rival from...
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