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  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by John Paul Jones

    10/21/2019 7:51:41 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 2 replies
    Self-Published | 10/21/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by John Paul Jones. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. John Paul Jones was noted for being the country's first significant Naval commander, mirroring George Washington's Army command during the Revolutionary War. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter the letters in the top half (letter columns) of the puzzle into the white squares...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Usain Bolt

    10/19/2019 8:02:15 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 10/19/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Usain Bolt. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Usain Bolt is considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time. He holds the record in the 100 meters, 200 meters, and 4 x 100 meters relay. While naturally talented, Bolt has sustained a vigorous, targeted training approach to help him achieve his accomplishments. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments...
  • Can I Connect Landline Phone via PC wirelessly connected to the Internet?

    10/19/2019 6:57:20 AM PDT · by daniel1212 · 95 replies
    various | Sat, 10/19/19 | daniel1212
    Looking for a way to connect a landline phone via a computer that is wirelessly connected to the Internet (which I using now to post this), without physically plugging into a modem/router (since that is on a different floor). This would have to work with cordless phones. I see magicJack EXPRESS Digital Phone Service , but cannot find clear documentation as to whether one can get phone service using this without plugging into a modem, vs. just plugging into a computer that is wirelessly connected to the Internet. Likewise magicJackHome 2019 VOIP Phone Adapter Portable, or OBi200 1-Port VoIP Phone...
  • Weekly Garden Thread - October 19-25, 2019

    10/19/2019 6:28:51 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 134 replies
    October 19, 2019 | Diana in Wisconsin/Greeneyes
    The Weekly Gardening Thread is a weekly gathering of folks that love soil, seeds and plants of all kinds. From complete newbies that are looking to start that first potted plant, to gardeners with some acreage, to Master Gardener level and beyond, we would love to hear from you. If you have specific question about a plant/problem you are having, please remember to state the Growing Zone where you are located. This thread is non-political respite, although you will find that most here are conservative folks. No matter what, you won’t be flamed and the only dumb question is the...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by John Barrymore

    10/18/2019 11:57:30 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 10/18/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by John Barrymore. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Underrated by most people, John Barrymore was one of the first major actors to traverse stage, silent, and conventional movie venues. An avowed workaholic, he was responsible for centering dramas from ensemble to focusing on top billing stars. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter...
  • Best Mini PCs 2019

    10/18/2019 8:43:49 AM PDT · by fireman15 · 33 replies
    Tom's Guide ^ | October 15, 2019 | Brian Westover
    Power in the palm of your hand
  • Today’s Cryptogram

    10/18/2019 2:30:43 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 26 replies
    `0/18/2019 | Nikos1121
    Today’s Cryptogram Courtesy YESTERDAY’S The Arkansas Gazette JM'P BCM BWYWPPIHT MC NC WVMHICHNJBIHT MZJBDP MC DWM WVMHICHNJBIHT HWPLXMP. ---FIHHWB ELRRWMM . You can find this little fun word game, to combat early dementia and senility in us baby boomers, in several daily publications. The way it works is a letter stands for another letter. For example: AXYDLBAAXR is LONGFELLOW (does not apply to today's cryptogram). Beware, the game is very addictive. If this is your first time, don't be intimidated. PLEASE DO NOT post the answer in general comments, but DO post your time and any tips you might give...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Soren Kierkegaard

    10/17/2019 7:57:07 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 10/17/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Soren Kierkegaard. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Soren Kierkegaard was a Danish philosopher, social critic, and religious author, and is considered to be the first of the main existential philosophers. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter the letters in the top half (letter columns) of the puzzle into the white squares...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Phyllis Wheatley

    10/16/2019 6:44:16 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 10/16/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Phyllis Wheatley. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Phyllis Wheatley was an African American poet whose work was celebrated in both England and America, and by such figures including Voltaire, George Washington, and John Paul Jones. Tragically dying at the young age of 31, Wheatley's work on early abolition and individual efforts have sadly been too overlooked.Note: This quote comes her book "Poems on Various Subjects." All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font...
  • Ye olde Blue Screen of Death is back – this time, a bad Symantec update is to blame

    10/15/2019 1:58:53 PM PDT · by dayglored · 27 replies
    The Register ^ | Oct 15, 2019 | Tim Anderson
    The wrong kind of intrusion protection Symantec has acknowledged an issue with an update to its Endpoint Protection Client that causes a Windows kernel exception after users this morning came down with a mild case of Blue Screen of Death.A Reg reader who got in touch about the problem confirmed "multiple" businesses running Symantec were getting hit with the BSOD stick.According to the support note TECH256643: When run LiveUpdate, Endpoint Protection Client gets a Blue Screen Of Death (BSOD) indicates IDSvix86.sys/IDSvia64.sys is the cause of the exception BAD_POOL_CALLER (c2) or KERNEL_MODE_HEAP_CORRUPTION (13A). When BSOD happens, Intrusion Prevention signature version is...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Victor Hugo

    10/15/2019 7:52:50 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 10/15/2019 | Self-Published
    Note: Due to personal circumstances, I have not been able to post puzzes for the past two days. My apologies for any inconvenience.Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Victor Hugo. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Victor Hugo was an extraordinary novelist and political wit. His common sense views on life was temperate compared to the revolutionaries of his time. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in...
  • Jeannie Rice Smashes Her Own Marathon World Record

    10/13/2019 8:02:11 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    Runner's World ^ | Sarah Lorge Butler
    Jeannie Rice is faster at 71 than she was at 70. In October 2018, she stunned the running community when she broke 3:30 for a marathon, running 3:27:50 in Chicago. On September 29, almost one year later, she broke her own 70–74 world record in Berlin, running 3:24:48. She averaged 7:49 per mile. Rice, who splits her time between Mentor, Ohio, and Naples, Florida, ran even splits most of the race. All her 5Ks were in the 23-minute range, until the 35-kilometer mark (about 21.7 miles). Then she slowed to a 26:34. “I faded the last 5K, but I knew...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Jon Voight

    10/12/2019 7:23:29 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 10/12/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Jon Voight. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Jon Voight is an actor who has consistently been conservative his entire career. Although vilified by most in Hollywood for such views, he continues to earn the respect of his performance peers. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter the letters in the top half...
  • Weekly Garden Thread - October 12-18, 2019

    10/12/2019 6:37:48 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 59 replies
    October 12, 2019 | Diana in Wisconsin/Greeneyes
    The Weekly Gardening Thread is a weekly gathering of folks that love soil, seeds and plants of all kinds. From complete newbies that are looking to start that first potted plant, to gardeners with some acreage, to Master Gardener level and beyond, we would love to hear from you. If you have specific question about a plant/problem you are having, please remember to state the Growing Zone where you are located. This thread is non-political respite, although you will find that most here are conservative folks. No matter what, you won’t be flamed and the only dumb question is the...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Mark Steyn

    10/11/2019 10:19:17 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 10/11/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Mark Steyn. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Mark Steyn is an undocumented anchor man who works out of Ice Station EIB. His humorous conservative wit is surpassed only by his wry English accent. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter the letters in the top half (letter columns) of the puzzle into...
  • Treasure hunters uncover pristine gold coins in wreckage of ship that sank in 1840 [tr]

    10/10/2019 8:11:13 AM PDT · by C19fan · 16 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 10, 2019 | Michael Havis
    Treasure hunters have struck gold while diving a wreck thought to have sunk with tens of millions of dollars worth of currency. The Steamship North Carolina, a 200ft long side wheel steamer, sank on July 25, 1840, after colliding with her sister ship, the Governor Dudley, 20 miles off the South Carolina coast. And while all passengers and crew were able to escape from one ship to the other, their cargo was lost – including a hoard of gold coins.
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by George Washington Carver

    10/10/2019 7:55:02 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 10/10/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by George Washington Carver. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. George Washington Carver was a brilliant agricultural scientist that revolutionized crop maintenance, and is essentially the Henry Ford of farming. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter the letters in the top half (letter columns) of the puzzle into the white squares on the...
  • Blakefield Wildcat Cartridges

    10/09/2019 7:06:24 PM PDT · by txnativegop · 18 replies
    today | Me
    I need help with firearms identification for Blakefield Wildcat cartridges. I found references to 12-cal., 14-cal., and 17-cal., wildcats listed with the name "Blakefield" on the old Qual-Cart site. I know nothing of these cartridges or firearms. I am hoping there might be a Freeper who has some knowledge of these cartridges and the guns so chambered.
  • China's Censorship Is Creeping Into America, Blizzard And NBA Bend The Knee To Communist China

    10/09/2019 1:37:40 PM PDT · by ThinkingBuddha · 7 replies
    youtube.com ^ | 10/08/2019 | Tim Pool
    China's Censorship Is Creeping Into America, Blizzard And NBA Bend The Knee To Communist China. The big story trending today is that Blizzard, the company behind Hearthstone, has suspended a player and rescinded prize money over his support for the ongoing Hong Kong protests. This comes in the wake of the South Park episode mocking American companies for caving to the censorship demands of China. The news sparked outrage that Americans would have to live under the censorship of China due to market pressure with Marco Rubio issuing a statement stating just that. China uses market influence to exert cultural...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Laura Loomer

    10/09/2019 7:33:17 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 10/9/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Laura Loomer. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Laura Loomer is a journalist and conservative who has ticked off all the right people, and is banned from most social media. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter the letters in the top half (letter columns) of the puzzle into the white squares on...