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What are you listening to at the moment?
What are you listening to at the moment?

paat
Standard thread in every good forum! Let's go: Opeth - Face of Melinda

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A new car...

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With my great pain I'm in need to buy a new car... I've been able to do public transportation and on-the-fly-rental since 2010 but unfortunately due to new life circumstances I need to get…

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A new US Republican thread 2016
A new US Republican thread 2016

fohat
The old one was getting stale and long in the tooth. http://www.nydailynews.com…

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Keyboard enthusiast age structure

kbdfr
A recent post reminded me of an older thread where three years ago, DT members had been asked to state their age: https://deskthority.net/off-topic-f10/… Age inevitably changing with…

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iphony

matt3o
— OMG the new iPhone has no audio jack! We are all gonna DIEEE! — buy another phone — Are you crazy?! It's my RIGHT to own iPhone! Now I want my money of all the iPhones I owned back!…

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Kiibohd 17 - Bay Area Keyboard Meetup - 2016/09/24

HaaTa
Yes! Time for another Bay Area keyboard meetup. Massdrop being the awesome hosts that they are, offered to host again. (though I have been investigating some other venues to mix things up a bit) …

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Recycler in Sweden

elecplus
If you are in Sweden, there is a recycler who is willing to keep an eye out for things. PM me for contact.

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Calculator Issues

Ace
Hey there guys. I have a small ongoing dilemma regarding my choice of calculator for this school year. Now, if you've been to school or college within the last 25 years, there's a decent chance that…

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Times are tough, get hired!

elecplus
Times are tough, and I know a lot of people are looking for work. I used to use Odesk when I needed programmers, and they apparently are now Upwork. Maybe you have skills that someone else needs and…

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Keyboard oh shit moments ?

andrewjoy
I hope its okay to post such a thing in off topic but I just had to vent a bit and was thinking other people could share there keyboard oh shit moments. I managed to sell my razer Black…

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ebay spoof weirdness

elecplus
I received an email from ebay today that my account is no longer active. Account status: Not Live - Account Closed This is a courtesy notice to inform you that your account has been closed. Any…

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Soldering iron / solder / sucker recommendations

lancre
What soldering irons and associated gadgets can you recommend? They must have temperature control and must not cost more than 50 quid. You get bonus points if you can recommend a decent one under…

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Free vintage computer stuff in York, UK

elecplus
A gent is cleaning out some of his collection. Keyboards are NOT on the list, but if you are near York and want some freebies, they are free for local pickup. List available from Pete Turnbull…

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help with search results, I don't understand why it returns the answer

elecplus
I am on Amazon, and looking for a good book on Inkscape. So I type Inkscape into the search bar, choose category books, and go. Then I sort by pub date. Why are there all these religious and…

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What's Up With µ?

Muirium
Sorry folks. Things have been pretty rough lately. My mum was diagnosed quite late with thyroid cancer right around new year. This has recently escalated to a significant surgery she's due…

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Most interesting thing you'll read today

matt3o
Computerworld 1969 https://books.google.be/books?id=QLZG2…

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Fuck you, Paypal!

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identify lock system

matt3o
does anyone know how it is called that lock mechanism where you just press to unlock and press again to lock? it is used to close small doors in consumer electronics without visible hinges. you can…

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Upcoming Q&A, post your questions!
Upcoming Q&A, post your questions!

Chyros
So I should be hitting 2k subs soon at which point I want to do a Q&A video to address some questions I get asked a lot. If there's anything you…

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Please allow me to introduce myself

macboarder
Hello everyone, my name is (or rather, translates to) Thomas and I thought I'd take a moment to introduce myself before my screen name starts popping up in various threads. I'm a Polish expat…

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Photography & photography gear thread

photekq
I figure we have enough people here enthusiastic about photography to warrant a thread dedicated to the discussion of it - whether it be gear or techniques. I also created this to double…

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Who are we?

elecplus
I am curious...there was a post awhile back about our ages. I am wondering about professions? Participation by all is encouraged :mrgreen: You can submit up to 2 answers, for instance…

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Anyone have a 3d printer?
Anyone have a 3d printer?

snuci
For the last 40 minutes, I've been watching this: First Print 41m.jpg It's my first print on a used MakerBot Replicator 2 that I just got. I've…

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Hi, Im Oscar. What is your preferred gaming switch?

anon420
Hi Deskthority, I'm Oscar. Just thought Id stop by and introduce myself! :D I'm in the process of making an authority site for a whole bunch of keyboards, mainly surrounding the gaming niche. My…

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MS uses Linux VMS to create the next Rembrandt

elecplus
Interesting story! http://news.microsoft.com/… Even more interesting that they turned to Linux, instead of using MS technology for the whole thing.

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Monitors

Ace
So I've been absorbed in the task of expanding and/or refreshing my monitor setup. I was wondering what y'all use in terms of monitors. Feel free to mention what you do (gaming vs blogging…

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Home internet is out; photos and sales on hold

ohaimark
I have satellite internet at home, which is awful. Right now it's down due to a bad modem. All my photos and sales will be delayed until service is restored. The internet plan has a "fair…

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Browser for Mac

face
I am really unsatisfied with my browsers atm. Safari is just terrible to use. Need to zoom every second and the extensions for this like ZoomBySite crash e.g. youtube. Also, there is somehow no…

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Trump v Clinton: who do you support?

berserkfan
I originally made a similar post on geekhack where most forummers are US citizens. The response was practically 70% pro Trump, 20% pro Sanders, nearly 10% undeclared and one pro Clinton.…

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HHKB nightmare

amospalla
I think this topic title will attract lot of curious, willing to know what affair related to a HHKB keyboard may be a nightmare. But no, this is not about something real, this is about dreams, and in…

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Oh No! Only one certified person still alive from the 1800s

fohat
By official records, there is only one person still living from the 1800s. https://en.wikipedia.org/w…

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Really old PCBs--who can identify?

elecplus
https://drive.google.com/o… Does anyone know what these are? The Burroughs boards seem to be Nixie boards?

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Another attack in France

vivalarevolución
Good lord. This has become all too frequent.

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backup data software Win10 recommendations

cineflex35
What would you recommend for PC Windows 10 OS to use for data backup software? Sure there are different strategies such as multiple versions of your computer backups so you can recover to a previous…

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