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Nintendo proves the problem with the digial only future

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Published on: April 7, 2022

Well the news lately is that Nintendo has shutdown the ability for people to download games they paid for for their Wii. So people gave money to nintendo for nothing. But with physical you don’t have to worry about a company just decided remove your rights for what ever reason. This another reason to fear[…]

Gas

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Published on: March 10, 2022

One nice thing about physical games.

Categories: Games, Geekdom, Technology
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Published on: December 31, 2021

The other day I was at a Retro game store, and asked the guy that worked there if they had a copy of Hydro Thunder a game I played a lot in the late 90s at the arcade when I was in colage. They did, true I had to buy a N64 for to play[…]

Why I did not buy the new Diablo 2 that was release

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Published on: October 8, 2021

For a while I was excited to get the Diabloe 2 game that they are releasing, but then I found out they will not be doing a physical copy. And that right there stopped me from getting the game. I will not buy a digital only game.

Bought a new domain, and the spam phone calls are annoying

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Published on: September 13, 2021

I been streaming lately. And I bought a domain name for my streaming activities. And today I have gotten 5 calls so far from scammers claiming to be web developers wanting me to higher them to build my website. Why would I even bother higher a web developer that does a cold call. I am[…]

Changing my wireless accesspoints

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Published on: August 20, 2021

A while back I got the eeors wireless access points for my home network, But I have been increassing disastified with them as they do not support VLAN. So yesterday I invested in some Unifi wireless access points. First they do support VLAN. Next it does not require a app on my cell phone to[…]

Well if you needed even more reason to leave social media

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Published on: July 20, 2021

This artical, talks about how the dems, are using social media to supress the 1st admendment. The sad thing is these social media giants are more then happy to go along with them. The more and more I read about things like this the more and more I am glad I deleted my social media[…]

Tomorrow is the day

Categories: Family, Friends, Geekdom, Technology
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Published on: July 3, 2021

A couple of days ago I posted to facebbok (first time I went on facebook in months) to let the people there know i will be deleting my facebook account. And i decided to do the deletion on independence day as it will be my final freedom from facebook so tomorrow the day the page[…]

Well it been over a month and half since I moved over to the brave browser

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Published on: June 21, 2021

Well it has been over a month and a half since I ditched chrome for the brave browser, and it been very good. When I was using chrome my Load average was alwasy pegged at 6 and above, with the brave browser it is going as low as 2. It is nice to have a[…]

Glad I have my T-Mobile hotspot setup for a fail over connection

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Published on: June 3, 2021

Well this morning Verizon has a total network outage where I live. A while back I setup my USG to use my T-Mobile hotspot as a fail over network. So I still have internet but burning though my data plan on the hotspot faster then I thought even with not streaming any video or music.[…]

Setting up a DDNS script to update a DNS entry at Digital Ocean.

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Published on: May 20, 2021

Well I have a VPN end point into my home network. But the issue has been the changing IP address you get with home networks, and Verizon charges to much for a static IP (I don’t want to go to a business account) So I found this site http://rizwanansari.net/digital-ocean-dynamic-dns/ that has a script for doing[…]

As I move away from social media

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Published on: May 11, 2021

Today I have deleted (or should I say “deactivated as twitter puts it) my twitter account. Next I will be deleting my facebook account, I have not used them since January. True I know they will retain that data for as they want to keep it to try to sell my info to advertisers. and[…]

Facebook is banning prolife sites now.

Categories: Politics
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Published on: May 10, 2021

As much as big tech think that unpersoning er sorry deplatforming people will make them go away, it will not. conservatives we will just exist outside of big tech. I read yesterday in the Federalist is starting to ban prolifers. In fact I had not heard of the site LifeSiteNews before The Federalists artical, now[…]

Wow Google really wants to know your IP address

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Published on: May 9, 2021

Well I have in my Pi-Hole blocked many URLs from google. One of the URLs is the Android connection test. “to make sure your phone is on line” To circumvent my phone saying it is not on line I followed this guide Self-hosting the WiFi Connectivity Check for Android So basicly I created a file[…]

I truly hate BGE, they suck as a power company

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Published on: May 3, 2021

So far 2 power failures this week. I am sure 3rd world nations have better power reliability then we have in MD with BGE

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