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by Mats
Fri 05 Nov, 2004 5:46 pm
Forum: anything and everything (within reason) - archive
Topic: Moving - Part II
Replies: 1
Views: 6226

Moving - Part II

I posted an earlier comment about the pain-in-the-neck that any moving involves. It cannot be denied - no matter how carefully you plan a move, it is going to to be a big upheaval. So, it is an important decision; is it worth it? In our case, YES. Our previous place was in a building that had almost...
by Mats
Thu 04 Nov, 2004 7:47 pm
Forum: anything and everything (within reason) - archive
Topic: Why Is Qin ShiHuang Not Part Of Our History?
Replies: 4
Views: 10900

Why Is Qin ShiHuang Not Part Of Our History?

Often I find myself chuckling at the way totalitarian regimes try to write "history" to suit the current cause. But every now and then, I find that my own (Canadian) education has left some huge holes in it's exaplanation of world history. In reading a book about Sichuan cookery, I ran int...
by Mats
Mon 01 Nov, 2004 9:00 am
Forum: anything and everything (within reason) - archive
Topic: Wireless Headphones - A useful gadget
Replies: 1
Views: 6788

Wireless Headphones - A useful gadget

Our new apartment has has an open kitchen adjoining the dining/living room. This is really wonderful from all points of view, save one - the TV, when it's on, dominates the whole shebang. It's not really ideal to keep on asking the person watching to continually turn the sound down. I wondered if wi...
by Mats
Wed 27 Oct, 2004 8:37 pm
Forum: anything and everything (within reason) - archive
Topic: need recipes for large groups
Replies: 21
Views: 33514

CAM, I am curious about your food program. I gather you are feeding university students. Can you tell us a bit more about the whole effort?
by Mats
Fri 22 Oct, 2004 3:15 pm
Forum: anything and everything (within reason) - archive
Topic: Moving - like changing residence
Replies: 2
Views: 7516

Moving - like changing residence

I guess everyone knows that moving can be a bit of a pain. What is sort of funny is that, if you haven't done it for a while, you begin t think "Ah, it's not so bad"; wrong! Mrs MEF and I moved at the begining of the month. On the surface it sems like a one day affair. We moved from one 2 ...
by Mats
Thu 21 Oct, 2004 9:58 am
Forum: anything and everything (within reason) - archive
Topic: Cleaning your registry
Replies: 0
Views: 8522

Cleaning your registry

In the previous forum I recommended using a product called "Registry First Aid" to clean out all the bad stuff that eventually accumulates in the registry. While the idea of an efficent registry is great, using this product may not be. After using it for a while, I found some stuff ceased ...
by Mats
Thu 14 Oct, 2004 11:38 am
Forum: anything and everything (within reason)
Topic: Welcome to my self-hosted forum - please read
Replies: 4
Views: 28668

WOW! What a big change; this is very cool. And like you say, all these features. My Google Bar fought back tons of pop-ups on the old forum but tons still got through. I hope all the old gang sign up.