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Forum: Off-Topic Today, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By st_o_p
It will look like this again in couple months....

It will look like this again in couple months. The top pic can only happen in the summer - the temps will be dropping fast soon. Europe is not the Middle East.
Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 317
Posted By st_o_p
You guys are hilarious. I'd take the Newark...

You guys are hilarious.
I'd take the Newark Airport over JFK any time.
And Newark Airport has nothing to do with the city of Newark - yeah, that's a getto but you don't have to go anywhere near.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-31-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 451
Posted By st_o_p
Nope - section 2 is about half-page total. Max...

Nope - section 2 is about half-page total. Max out your IRAs and 401ks. Buy 3 ETFs (one of them S&P 500 Vanguard or SPY, one small-cap and one international in about 75:10:15 ratio). Never sell....
Forum: Off-Topic 08-25-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,786
Posted By st_o_p
Apparently when you upgrade to Windows 10 you...

Apparently when you upgrade to Windows 10 you agree that Microsoft has the ability to disable/remove any software on your computer they *think* is pirated. I like the ability of MS to mess up with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-30-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By st_o_p
OP weird routing may be because of traffic

OP weird routing may be because of traffic
Forum: Off-Topic 07-30-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 604
Posted By st_o_p
No link to the thread in question? :dunno: ...

No link to the thread in question? :dunno:

Anyway wasn't this a movie - "9 months"? Where she got him to sell his Porsch and buy sedan for the baby, and when he didn't she left him. It was a chick...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-30-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,786
Posted By st_o_p
The bolded part is not exactly correct. The...

The bolded part is not exactly correct.
The "strings" are that now Microsoft has control of your computer, not you. They will push updates whenever they want regardless of whether you agree. If they...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-29-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By st_o_p
Not to kill your enthusiasm, but if you're going...

Not to kill your enthusiasm, but if you're going to use words like "real-world" you should measure actual fuel consumption - i.e. fill the tank before you start, then do it again after you arrive and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-27-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,768
Posted By st_o_p
1.5 inch to be exact. I may be wrong, and I'm...

1.5 inch to be exact.
I may be wrong, and I'm too lazy to go looking for specs right now but when I was shopping I was looking for that and I remember the width difference was 1.5" The length was a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-23-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,768
Posted By st_o_p
That's why the F10 has front end collision...

That's why the F10 has front end collision detection / emergency automatic stop. You're covered
:p
Seriously though - this is one of my favorite features.

On the backseat room - yeah, I find it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-21-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By st_o_p
Despite all the run-flat bashing, I didn't notice...

Despite all the run-flat bashing, I didn't notice any issues since I got the F10 (over a year now). The ride is smooth and comfortable. I do drive in Comfort mode most of the time since I am too lazy...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-20-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By st_o_p
Over $1K I had some minor damage on my front...

Over $1K

I had some minor damage on my front bumper last year and checked with a BMW body shop. They said the only way to repair it right is to take the bumper off - and it would be expensive....
Forum: Off-Topic 07-20-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,373
Posted By st_o_p
Still don't think it's a valid point. If you...

Still don't think it's a valid point.
If you manage to be (one of the only two?) co-founder of the next Google - then sure you should make billions from the hard work of the thousands of engineers...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-17-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,373
Posted By st_o_p
:rofl: You do realize Google posted those gains...

:rofl: You do realize Google posted those gains because of the hard work of thousands of their engineers right?
Yes you do have to work to make money
Forum: Off-Topic 07-09-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By st_o_p
I did just that on my Linux box - it's awesome...

I did just that on my Linux box - it's awesome :thumbup:
Forum: Off-Topic 07-08-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By st_o_p
Yeah, Flash used to have an auto-updater that...

Yeah, Flash used to have an auto-updater that worked. I set it up to remind me and every now and again it will show a popup saying there is an update and then when I click it would install. Now when...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-29-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,350
Posted By st_o_p
Funny. I was forced to use MacOS and it was like...

Funny. I was forced to use MacOS and it was like pulling teeth. It doesn't even have a file explorer - just some crippled excuse for it. After all Windows and Linux distros I always assumed that's...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-22-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,841
Posted By st_o_p
Do you have specifics to back that statement or...

Do you have specifics to back that statement or are you just pulling statements out of your behind? :dunno:

I have yet to see a Toyota with more advanced electronics than my F10.
And the current...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-22-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,223
Posted By st_o_p
SEP IRA is good option if you can swing it. ...

SEP IRA is good option if you can swing it.

Apart from that - yes you can put money in Roth IRA. Google "back door roth ira".
It's beyond me why some people are penalized when it comes to saving...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-17-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,945
Posted By st_o_p
Yeah, I found the polarized sunglass problem too....

Yeah, I found the polarized sunglass problem too. So now I keep in the car a pair of sunglasses that are not polarized - to use while driving
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-16-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 865
Posted By st_o_p
Thanks, guys :thumbup:

Thanks, guys :thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-15-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 865
Posted By st_o_p
Speaking of that - how do I adjust the volume of...

Speaking of that - how do I adjust the volume of the Nav voice?

It seems at some point I turned it down without realizing and it's been exteremely quiet since - I almost cannot hear the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-15-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By st_o_p
I'm not crazy about the exterior of the new 7....

I'm not crazy about the exterior of the new 7. The interior on the other hand looks great - except for that nav screen sticking out like a sore thumb. BMW seems adamant about putting that cr@py popup...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-10-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By st_o_p
http://bit.ly/1L3HONu http://bit.ly/1HTTof1 ...

http://bit.ly/1L3HONu
http://bit.ly/1HTTof1

Didn't realize the forum cr@ps out on long URLs - kind of very dumb behavior
Forum: Off-Topic 06-09-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By st_o_p
Funny that you need to post a rant about...

Funny that you need to post a rant about something like this.

Anyway - the AI will have us extinct soon:
http://waitbutwhy.com/2015/01/artificial-intelligenc*******lution-1.html...
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