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Forum: Off-Topic Today, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 302
Posted By mark_m5
Another thing I HATE about Microsoft Office 2013...

Another thing I HATE about Microsoft Office 2013 - waiting 1 whole MINUTE for the "Please wait while setup prepares the necessary files" dialog to close before you can do anything. Really? Why does...
Forum: General BMW Yesterday, 01:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,457
Posted By mark_m5
You meant "good" there. I won't follow you...

You meant "good" there.

I won't follow you around, but if I see a grammatically incorrect post in a thread that interests me, I might point it out as a public service.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) Yesterday, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By mark_m5
We had an aftermarket driveshaft placed on our...

We had an aftermarket driveshaft placed on our Audi before we got rid of it, and had a speed sensor issue, which caused ABS to kick in. Dealer blamed the aftermarket part, and replacing it fixed the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) Yesterday, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 338
Posted By mark_m5
If you just got it from a dealer, why not take it...

If you just got it from a dealer, why not take it back and make them fix it?
Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By mark_m5
It would be great if we got rain up closer to...

It would be great if we got rain up closer to Bimmerfest land. I can just imagine the uproar if a hurricane hit Malibu though...
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions Yesterday, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By mark_m5
:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thum...

:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:

And a basic English exam might help too.




The rambling 24-hour old post (which has several responses yesterday) :
Forum: General BMW Yesterday, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,384
Posted By mark_m5
The thread is 10 years old, so I'm guessing the...

The thread is 10 years old, so I'm guessing the OP is long done with that experiment.
I'd be curious to see before/after dyno numbers.
Forum: General BMW Yesterday, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By mark_m5
I think it's illegal to hang things from the rear...

I think it's illegal to hang things from the rear view mirror.
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) Yesterday, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By mark_m5
How many miles are on it? Ad doesn't say. ...

How many miles are on it? Ad doesn't say.


My thoughts - it's dang cheap. But you're looking at having to get a new radio/nav unit, which would be really pricey ($1000?). Not sure why the...
Forum: General BMW Yesterday, 10:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,457
Posted By mark_m5
Please note: the use of apostrophe denotes...

Please note: the use of apostrophe denotes possession, not plural.

You meant to say "Camrys" and "Toyotas".
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 232
Posted By mark_m5
Subscribing so I can hear the advice. I have 128k...

Subscribing so I can hear the advice. I have 128k on my M5's clutch and might have to replace it someday...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-17-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 347
Posted By mark_m5
It's because they aren't smart enough to judge...

It's because they aren't smart enough to judge people on their work results.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-17-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By mark_m5
Just heard on the radio that the doc who did her...

Just heard on the radio that the doc who did her biopsy did a "selfie" with her unconscious, right before she went into cardiac arrest. And that the facility wasn't licensed to biopsy, that those...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-17-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 302
Posted By mark_m5
And important security concerns. And dependency...

And important security concerns.
And dependency on a provider to access your content.

You can get a 1TB USB backup drive dirt cheap.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-17-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 302
Posted By mark_m5
Sorry, but I completely disagree. MS Office is...

Sorry, but I completely disagree. MS Office is not as good, particularly because of the ribbon and hiding things I frequently want to access, like font things. Review pane functionality is better in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 376
Posted By mark_m5
I think at this point you're just a hobbyist. I...

I think at this point you're just a hobbyist. I say that because the florescent light is partially covering the flag. If you raised the lights, or set spotlights on the flag, then I'd say "obsessed."...
Forum: General BMW 09-16-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By mark_m5
I'd stay away from the V10 cars, as I've heard...

I'd stay away from the V10 cars, as I've heard they are less reliable, and they also get horrible gas mileage. You have a high mileage car, so I'm guessing you'd like a car that's reliable for the...
Forum: General BMW 09-16-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By mark_m5
They have much better OBD2 scanners at Pep Boys...

They have much better OBD2 scanners at Pep Boys that actually show a translation... but Google works wonders if you search "OBD2 code P1434" or just "OBD2 codes"
Forum: General BMW 09-16-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,457
Posted By mark_m5
When I see stories about people hitting the...

When I see stories about people hitting the "brake" and the car not slowing and instead accelerating, I come to the immediate conclusion that it was "user error". The driver hit the accelerator, and...
Forum: General BMW 09-16-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 734
Posted By mark_m5
I've driven cars with no front plate for about...

I've driven cars with no front plate for about half my life, with only one warning in all that time.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-16-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 302
Posted By mark_m5
I use OpenOffice all the time, and love it. The...

I use OpenOffice all the time, and love it. The interface is just like what MS Office used to be like, before the stupid ribbon on top. It remembers where you left off by default, which is an awesome...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-16-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 570
Posted By mark_m5
I would go to the attendants and have him forced...

I would go to the attendants and have him forced to get back in his seat or have cops waiting for him when we landed. :mad:
Forum: Off-Topic 09-16-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By mark_m5
It's amazing what you can do with Photoshop

It's amazing what you can do with Photoshop
Forum: Off-Topic 09-16-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,639
Posted By mark_m5
Advice from experts: My own...

Advice from experts:




My own opinion:

If you need to borrow money to buy a car, you're buying the wrong car.

If you want to retire rich, you won't buy a new car. Ever. Buy used, 2...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-11-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By mark_m5
Jaws actor Richard Kiel gives an interview on...

Jaws actor Richard Kiel gives an interview on This Morning 24th May 2013.

http://youtu.be/RigrT2NEPaU
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