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Posts by Rte66

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  • Search for an old FR thread

    03/16/2008 9:58:38 PM PDT · 10 of 15
    Rte66 to perfect stranger

    Luckily, this was the one night I was able to use Google - I have terrible virus probs with my computer and haven’t been able to do much of anything, so just got lucky tonight.

    I used the “advanced search” option in Google, then where it asked to restrict to which domain to search, put in “freerepublic.com” - then all I did was put in “reagan” and “419” as two words, no connectors or quote marks, and it was the first thread hit result that came up.

  • Farmers in Fear: Risk of Higher Wheat Prices Has Many in the Industry Scared to Death

    03/16/2008 9:52:27 PM PDT · 15 of 59
    Rte66 to TigerLikesRooster

    Oklahoma farmers might be a bad example - at least, the ones who own their own minerals rights under their land. Those farmers should be doing well right now.

  • Search for an old FR thread

    03/16/2008 9:36:05 PM PDT · 5 of 15
    Rte66 to perfect stranger

    Oops, sorry for the duplicate - the other one wasn’t there when I went searching!

  • Search for an old FR thread

    03/16/2008 9:35:00 PM PDT · 4 of 15
    Rte66 to perfect stranger

    This one?

    http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1588389/posts

    UCI Psychiatrist Bilked by Nigerian E-Mails (had claimed Reagan had diminished mental ability)
    Los Angeles Times ^ | March 2, 2006 | William Lobdell,

    Posted on 03/02/2006 6:01:17 AM CST by Cincinatus’ Wife

  • Fed acts Sunday to prevent global bank run Monday ( Bear Stearns Taken over,...rates cut )

    03/16/2008 8:39:59 PM PDT · 130 of 194
    Rte66 to AmericanInTokyo

    Grab your coat and get your hat,
    Leave your worries on the doorstep!
    Life can be so sweet
    On the sunny side of the Street ...

    Can’t you hear the pitter-pat?
    And that happy tune is your step
    Life can be all reet
    On the sunny side of the Street!

    I used to walk in the shade,
    With my blues on parade ...
    Now I’m not afraid ...
    This rover’s crossed over ...

    If I never have a cent,
    I’ll be rich as Rockefeller!
    Gold dust at my feet ...
    On the sunny, sunny side of the Street!

  • (Vanity) Prayer Request

    03/16/2008 8:19:34 PM PDT · 3 of 9
    Rte66 to Lost Dutchman

    Bless your heart and God rest Dianna’s soul. Prayers and hugs for all her loved ones.

  • Anna Nicole Smith, Seeking Justice #4

    03/16/2008 5:07:57 PM PDT · 5,281 of 5,772
    Rte66 to Jane Austen

    Well, I’m not positive, but I *think* the “quick” search is for threads started most recently, but not sure of the cut-off point - it may be the past 2-3 months or so - like 60-90 days. A lot of the newspaper online archives are like that.

    This thread was started so long ago (6 months), that it’s considered “archived” - so that’s the first qualification that we would probably overlook, because it’s still currently active.

    I know what you mean about other sites, since I’ve been confined to here at FR with the virus stuff attacking constantly. If I clear everything, reboot, and know when I get online that I will get kicked off at some point and am prepared for that eventuality, I can *try* to look at TMZ, but haven’t been able to in several weeks - it always shuts down my browser.

    That’s the only other one I’ve tried, and even that was screwed up, as is google - the virus puts in search terms that I didn’t type!

    I feel like I’m in computer “handcuffs” or something! Can’t wait to get on the “newer” one soon!

  • More Manson Family victim's bodies found

    03/16/2008 3:50:55 PM PDT · 103 of 116
    Rte66 to Inyo-Mono

    Please do! Thanks!

  • Anna Nicole Smith, Seeking Justice #4

    03/16/2008 3:44:40 PM PDT · 5,279 of 5,772
    Rte66 to Jane Austen

    Try putting in the words

    anna justice

    or

    anna seeking

    then use the drop-down box for “archive” instead of “quick” and the drop-downs for “match all words” and “sort by post time” - it will come up near the top, but not the top.

    There is another way, using google, but my puter is still messed up and I can’t google now to tell you in detail exactly how to do it.

    It’s in “advanced search” and you can specify “freerepublic.com” as the domain, then try whatever you’re looking for as the search terms - something relatively unique and recent, such as “anna nicole” and “inquest” and “march” or something like that.

  • More Manson Family victim's bodies found

    03/16/2008 3:25:22 PM PDT · 101 of 116
    Rte66 to Inyo-Mono

    Right after Buck Gibbons died, I had reason to talk with Phil McDowell, his successor, who spoke very highly of him. Sounded like a decent guy.

    Prior to my joining FR, I was involved with a group of crime forum posters who had a hoax perpertrated on us by a disturbed woman who had lived in Trona.

    She was claiming info on the murder of JonBenet Ramsey and we were trying to find evidence to prove or disprove her story. At any rate, a sidebar to her fabrication was that her mother was good friends with Cappy Gillies, a Manson Family groupie whose grandmother owned the neighboring Myers Ranch, where the Family started out in DV, before Barker Ranch.

    Because of all that, I had to do a lot of research on the items being discussed here - so I am really interested in hearing what comes out of it.

  • Anna Nicole Smith, Seeking Justice #4

    03/14/2008 6:55:43 PM PDT · 5,275 of 5,772
    Rte66 to JusticeDenied

    Oh, I live in a big city (perhaps yours) but not near any computer or discount stores - and don’t have a car anymore and am too sick to do much of anything. *No money* to order or buy a monitor. A FReeper FRiend is trying to help out with it, tho - thanks!

  • Anna Nicole Smith, Seeking Justice #4

    03/14/2008 5:54:21 PM PDT · 5,273 of 5,772
    Rte66 to JusticeDenied

    The expert said it would be useless, because this puter (which I didn’t get new - it was someone else’s work computer long before it was mine) just doesn’t have enough oomph or memory to support all the needed firewalls and defense stuff required by XP in today’s spyware and virus environment.

    Thanks for the suggestion - I asked about doing it, but that’s the answer I got! Since I have the other newer computer, but it isn’t compatible with my very old monitor, I just need to get a new monitor - but no money for it or way to get one.

  • Anna Nicole Smith, Seeking Justice #4

    03/14/2008 11:48:00 AM PDT · 5,269 of 5,772
    Rte66 to apocalypto

    Thanks to a generous FReeper, I already had a geek-on-call come out a couple of days ago and try to fix it. He couldn’t and said it’s really not fixable - that wiping it and putting XP back on it won’t really help, as it’s too old and underpowered to run it.

    I guess I got lucky that I was able to use it so well for almost 4 years without probs until last Aug (clicked an FR link to a wrestling mag about the Benoit murders and everything has been screwed up ever since).

    I had done everything already that the geek did - but after all this time of it not being completely free of the virus, it had corrupted some important files that just can’t be corrected.

    As it was, this was a “free” puter that had been a loaner while my regular computer was in the shop for an upgrade and new modem - then that shop went out of business without finishing fixing my old one and told me to keep the loaner. I do have the old one, but it’s still unusable.

    I’m just too poor to do anything about anything! All I really need is a newer monitor to go with the newer puter I do have - all of these are thanks to dear ANS thread FReepers! Thank you! It will work out soon - just not in time for my List update before the inquest. (Unless, of course ...)

  • Anna Nicole Smith, Seeking Justice #4

    03/13/2008 7:35:11 PM PDT · 5,267 of 5,772
    Rte66 to apocalypto

    I don’t get it, either. I’m in a bind here because all I have is this one FR browser window that works, all my Windows buttons are gone - so I don’t have access to my Word docs or notes and I also can’t go to any other websites.

    It’s crazy, because the browser was the one thing that wasn’t working properly all this time - then the “thing” erased everything else (just for each session, after I post).

    When I reboot, all the barrage starts all over again, so it’s peaceful while all the Windows controls are gone - except that I can’t DO anything except read here and fortunately, post occasionally, if it lets me.

    I can’t even go back to see what was posted earlier about what the judge said to justify this ruling. LB is certainly not going to speak up, and I assume everyone else is “afraid” of the “no contesting the will” clause - EXCEPT, of course, the one who benefits - HKS.

    Wonder when we’ll get a picture of what the Bahamas probate is going to include. I just can’t see how there is anything in her estate to be crowing about, that’s for sure.

  • Anna Nicole Smith, Seeking Justice #4

    03/12/2008 7:05:46 PM PDT · 5,263 of 5,772
    Rte66 to All

    Testing

    My computer is still messed up with eternal popups and viruses and hijackers and downloaders and trojan horses and parasites and on and on, which are resistant to all erasure means tried (and many, many have been!) - geek doctor has pronounced it dead.

    Can’t use the other two my dear FReeper FRiends sent to me - but I’m working on trying to get one of them up and running - it doesn’t work with my very old monitor and the laptop doesn’t work with my phone dial-up!

    Hoping to be able to get a new (to me) monitor of some kind - but it’s all too late for the inquest deadline on the Case Name List revision.

    What’s anAnna poster to do?

    Still here in spirit. {{{Huggss}}} to ALL!

  • S. Korea: Ex-CEO charged in fake anti-virus software scheme

    03/01/2008 9:02:26 AM PST · 8 of 8
    Rte66 to blackdog

    I’m in the same boat with AVG. It scans, tells me it’s all “healed” and then 500 cookies are deposited on my computer within seconds.

    Even with cookies disabled (which also keeps me from FReeping) and even when I’m offline - with the modem disconnected and even the phone unplugged - it’s prompting my puter to connect constantly and I can’t even get regular computer chores done.

    Had to do my only online bill-paying today by phone. These people who do this should be shot!

  • Police: Man in critical condition after exposure to ricin

    02/29/2008 1:26:52 PM PST · 61 of 159
    Rte66 to fatima

    Oh, ha ha! Nope, still on the old one - but have to scan every few hours if I want to post. So I post real fassstt and then “clean,” so I can read without popups till it starts again.

    I believe the ricin showed up because I used the name of “castor beans” in vain just in the past few days, after possibly never posting those words before in my life, lol.

    On the “turmeric for an enlarged heart” thread, someone thought turmeric was in Worcestershire sauce and I said no, that’s “tamarind” - then I posted a pic and pointed out that it looks like castor bean pods!

    So, *I* did it!

  • Police: Man in critical condition after exposure to ricin

    02/29/2008 1:12:24 PM PST · 51 of 159
    Rte66 to fatima

    Been trying to switch back to night-sleeping, but having to take it slowly! Hope you’re doing well!

  • Police: Man in critical condition after exposure to ricin

    02/29/2008 12:51:56 PM PST · 24 of 159
    Rte66 to goodnesswins

    Unless it’s *Wayne* - then, it’s required.

  • What caused westward expansion in the United States?

    02/29/2008 11:48:33 AM PST · 80 of 86
    Rte66 to Raycpa

    Which, of course, gave rise to telling these westbound nomads to “get thy kicks on Rte66!”