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  1. Tom, thanks for posting this. It's nothing to be...

    Tom, thanks for posting this. It's nothing to be ashamed of. I've been a computer programmer for almost two decades, I've known what Google Voice is, and yet I have not heard of this particular scam,...
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    Thanks, and one more thing: what is your social...

    Thanks, and one more thing: what is your social security number?



    That's what I was missing. Actually, it had crossed my mind early in the thread, but then flitted out of my mind, like so many...
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    The advisors I have talked to work for firms that...

    The advisors I have talked to work for firms that offer both Traditional and Roth accounts . None of them pushed me to one or the other. In fact, one of them advised to go half and half, to hedge my...
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    142964 I agree, it sounds nice. And you...

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    I agree, it sounds nice.



    And you lost me again.
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    Yes, you're right. I guess then I'm still...

    Yes, you're right. I guess then I'm still uncertain what happened with Paul. If he's really living on 25 grand, good for him

    P.S. I'd rother not hear any more puns.
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    (dodges puns flying left and right) Paul F,...

    (dodges puns flying left and right)

    Paul F, thank you. A financial advisor was recommending the Roth IRA to me, though so far I have been contributing to the Traditional one.

    It had not...
  7. I would chime in here, but I don't want the...

    I would chime in here, but I don't want the thread to get political.
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    The blissful political incorrectness of Soviet...

    The blissful political incorrectness of Soviet comedies, by R. J. Markowski, The Critic, 7 March 2021. "Churchill famously called Russia 'a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma'. Watching...
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    EDIT: Jinx to JPNola. He wrote his post while I...

    EDIT: Jinx to JPNola. He wrote his post while I wrote mine, and we seem to agree.



    There is a legitimate need to sift comments, even in a specialized forum like DVXUser. Yes, it has already...
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    They can. It's just that often they're encrypted....

    They can. It's just that often they're encrypted.

    Here is a list of some keys: http://www.dvxuser.com/V6/showthread.php?364883-What-does-your-username-mean
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    filmguy123, I agree with your post. Granted, all...

    filmguy123, I agree with your post. Granted, all of the downsides of using real names are unlikely to happen. But it's just easier to err on the safe side, so that I don't have to think about it as...
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    This bit: Also there is a dismissiveness...

    This bit:



    Also there is a dismissiveness in your tone in other posts, like when you wrote off the opposing side as simply this:
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    And your sarcasm and mockery are not rude?

    And your sarcasm and mockery are not rude?
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    Suppose you knew someone's name was Jacob Smith...

    Suppose you knew someone's name was Jacob Smith instead js1000. What does that tell you about the person you are speaking to?
    How do you handle the case when two users' real names are the same?
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    Hello, James. I'm glad you're alive --- although...

    Hello, James. I'm glad you're alive --- although didn't really doubt it. I just figured you got sick of this place and needed a break, which is totally understandable ;)
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    Lots of words, Ben. Zero sense.

    Lots of words, Ben. Zero sense.
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    I don't understand the allure of this rule. How...

    I don't understand the allure of this rule. How would "Jake Smith" make it easier to "know who's commenting" any more than "jdawg101"?

    There are lots of reasons I can think of that someone would...
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    Thanks, you're right! It was the XL1 that was so...

    Thanks, you're right! It was the XL1 that was so popular for so long. Then the XL1S came out with some minor improvements. Was the XL2's major difference its 16x9 sensors? I myself never owned one....
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    Kinefinity yanks compressed RAW formats

    Because of Red's patent, Kinefinity will remove the RAW codecs from MAVO LF, MAVO 6K, TERRA 4K, and the upcoming MAVO Edge.
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    It was the LX-1 in Japan but the L1 in the...

    It was the LX-1 in Japan but the L1 in the Americas (Canon Museum). I remember it when it came out. It could use any of Canon's stills lenses --- which on its 1/2" CCD were all highly telephoto.

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  21. Maybe an escalating ban. 1st time: 1-2 weeks...

    Maybe an escalating ban.

    1st time: 1-2 weeks
    2nd time: 1 month
    3rd time or more: 3 months (max)

    If a year elapses, then count resets (e.g., 2nd time in over a year would just be 1-2 weeks)
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  22. M1 Mac users report excessive SSD usage,...

    M1 Mac users report excessive SSD usage, potentially affecting the component’s lifespan (9to5 Mac). I would wait to see them iron this out before I bought one. Or have any of you witnessed this...
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    Sounds like you did it better than most. I would...

    Sounds like you did it better than most. I would love to watch one. Upload one some time :)
  24. Don't get me started. Well, I haven't noticed an...

    Don't get me started. Well, I haven't noticed an uptick in the last couple of years. It has been bad for several years, since people began taking Youtube seriously. The more they consider Youtube...
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    Receivers with two channels, and cameras with...

    Receivers with two channels, and cameras with four, sounds nice.
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