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May 18, 20, 8:39 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 6,936
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

the nice thing is that you can buy replacement...

the nice thing is that you can buy replacement elastic if yours ever wears out. Iíve got a spare I bought because I was concerned that mine was wearing thin, but that was three years ago and it still...
May 18, 20, 12:32 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 6,936
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

I've carried a Ridge Wallet...

I've carried a Ridge Wallet (https://www.ridgewallet.com/) for a number of years. It's RFID blocking, looks good and still holds a decent number of cards too. They make versions with money clips...
May 18, 20, 7:16 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,277
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

Good. They deserve all the terrible press and...

Good. They deserve all the terrible press and loss of business they've earned from this. I only have a couple of these that we used to monitor our home when travelling. The fact that they modified...
Mar 30, 20, 3:26 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,411
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

I'm a big fan of OluKai slip-ons. I had a pair...

I'm a big fan of OluKai slip-ons. I had a pair of Kahu (https://olukai.com/collections/mens-shoes/products/kahu-mens-sneakers?variant=27707994275939) slip on sneakers that I pretty much wore out...
Mar 23, 20, 11:57 am
Replies: 199
Views: 15,736
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

Is this different than any other day for Webex? ...

Is this different than any other day for Webex?

I work for a linux company, and the two worst tools that I'm forced to use due to customer requirements are, in order, WebEx and Lync/Skype For...
Mar 20, 20, 4:25 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,184
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

Help me find an All In One cable

Hey Everyone...

While we're all sitting around at home with travel restrictions across the world, I've been spending time hunting for what appears to be a Unicorn. I'm looking for a...
Mar 18, 20, 2:51 pm
Replies: 199
Views: 15,736
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

Hah, thanks. I stole it from the Pricess Bride,...

Hah, thanks. I stole it from the Pricess Bride, long before Ulbricht created the Silk Road.

More topical, and now that I'm not using my phone to type that message out (yeesh I just noticed how it...
Mar 16, 20, 6:14 pm
Replies: 199
Views: 15,736
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

Im 100% telecommute and we use blue jeans for...

Im 100% telecommute and we use blue jeans for large meetings and for smaller ones Google Meet works great for everyone outside of China.



I recently moved to a mesh using Orbi and itís been...
Feb 25, 20, 1:03 pm
Replies: 1,682
Views: 419,422
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

I got approval the day of the interview, the...

I got approval the day of the interview, the whole interview (which I drove 3 hours for) lasted 15 minutes, long enough for the CBP guy to look over my paperwork and rubber stamp it and say, You're...
Feb 24, 20, 1:29 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,747
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

Yep. Iíll just say that trusting any single...

Yep.

Iíll just say that trusting any single thing, be it a disk or a NAS or a cloud provider is a gamble so the question is how much are you willing to risk.

I had an older 12-drive SCSI RAID...
Feb 24, 20, 1:22 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,455
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

Iíd be more concerned with what happens, or could...

Iíd be more concerned with what happens, or could happen, to roaming with a UK SIM post-Brexit.

will the EU telecoms continue to treat UK providers the same with the Roam Like Youíre Home...
Feb 18, 20, 8:19 am
Replies: 42
Views: 10,854
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

Since you're talking about GMail, you can use...

Since you're talking about GMail, you can use Google Authenticator to generate OTPs rather than using the SMS method.

I have four different gmail accounts, one uses my corporate SSO, and the rest...
Feb 18, 20, 8:01 am
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

Oh that's awesome! Glad it worked out...

Oh that's awesome! Glad it worked out fcestmoi123 !!!
Feb 18, 20, 7:32 am
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

So, according to their website...

So, according to their website (https://travelpro.com/pages/other-warranties):



You should probably contact Travelpro to determine what, if any, warranty coverage the Platinum 4 line has, but...
Feb 15, 20, 11:37 am
Replies: 923
Views: 580,678
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

Edit: ignore me. I read 10:30 - 11:47 as 11:30 -...

Edit: ignore me. I read 10:30 - 11:47 as 11:30 - 11:47.

FWIW Iíve never had a delay on a RDU to CLT flight. And seldom have I ever had a delay out of CLT unless it was a weather issue at the...
Feb 10, 20, 11:45 am
Replies: 2
Views: 791
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

Like This? I have something similar to this...

Like This?

I have something similar to this and it works well. Though I think for visibility my neon orange luggage belt is easier to spot since you never know where the handle will end up. The...
Jan 28, 20, 9:35 am
Replies: 1,323
Views: 584,287
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

I have a new passport number, but that's the only...

I have a new passport number, but that's the only change. An address change would likely trigger more in-depth review though, I would expect, as would a name change or anything similar.
Jan 28, 20, 1:00 am
Replies: 1,323
Views: 584,287
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

OK.... so... Renewal Applied for Renewal:...

OK.... so...

Renewal
Applied for Renewal: 24 January
Approved, no interview: 26 January (SUNDAY!!!)

I see so many people getting conditionals and having to schedule interviews, I'm rather...
Jan 27, 20, 8:26 am
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

I have a couple I switch between but in my own...

I have a couple I switch between but in my own experience, they don't last as long as spray. So even if I carry a very small tin of solid as a backup, I still carry a very small bottle of spray...
Jan 24, 20, 1:55 pm
Replies: 1,323
Views: 584,287
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

Hrmmm... any general idea how long renewals for...

Hrmmm... any general idea how long renewals for GE are taking, or is it just random?

I submitted mine today and on submission got the "We're extending your grace period from 6 months to 1 year...
Dec 31, 19, 8:28 am
Replies: 54
Views: 7,777
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

please explain your ďtv hacking kitĒ and the tech...

please explain your ďtv hacking kitĒ and the tech you are hiding inside phones.
Dec 31, 19, 12:07 am
Replies: 54
Views: 7,777
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

Iíve got a second fire stick that I bought...

Iíve got a second fire stick that I bought specifically for travel. And so far itís only worked in one of three hotels. The first and third wouldnít show the video from the device at all, the second...
Nov 11, 19, 7:55 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,814
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

Maybe this will help...

Maybe this will help (https://www.androidcentral.com/what-cloudflares-warp-and-should-you-use-it)

The biggest difference is that VPNs hide your own location and origin IP, the Cloudflare doesn't...
Nov 5, 19, 7:43 am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,657
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

I wear a Patagonia Nano-Puff when I travel. It's...

I wear a Patagonia Nano-Puff when I travel. It's everything you ask, though the rain resistance isn't as good as others, it is somewhat rain resistant, but I also carry a travel umbrella or a...
Oct 28, 19, 9:59 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,822
Posted By Dread Pirate Jeff

Yeah, pretty much this. I'm on my second pair of...

Yeah, pretty much this. I'm on my second pair of QC20s (after several years with the QC-15s prior to the QC20 being released), and they're the best earphones I've used for their intended purpose...
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