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    dough boy | Male | 42 years old | Kansas City

"Why do today what you can put off 'til tomorrow"

Programmer by day, comic nerd by night. My official job title is "Director of Janitorial Engineering"

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Finally! Computers are a pain

2129 views • Jun 7, '08 • (2) Comments

So if you have read my other blogs you have noticed that I got a new computer...and then got another new computer a week later.

I just received the "replacement" computer this morning and I have spent all day setting it up.

I put it on the desk and started setting it up.  As I mentioned in the previous blog my graphics card was upgraded as well.  I didn't know what this meant as to a layman it is only a "version" number.  Well when I was plugging everything in I noticed that there is only one DVI connection on the card.  Where the other older card had 2 DVI connections the new one had just the one and it replaced the other with an HDMI slot.

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New Computer Part 2

2208 views • Jun 3, '08 • (4) Comments

I have had a couple of questions about the new computer...and an interesting twist as well.

First of all I asked around at my employer before I went to buy a computer if we got a discount with Dell. I was told no, but we did have one with Apple.

So I placed my order. Less than 5 days after receiving the new computer I got an e-mail from a guy at work with a link to vendor's that the parent company get deals with. Who was on there? Dell.

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Had to buy a new computer

2150 views • Jun 1, '08 • (2) Comments

So in the middle of creating the new site and moving everything over I had to break down and buy a new computer.

I didn't realize how old my current computer was.  It started making noises, randomly shutting down, and breathing fire (ok...not that bad...but it was pretty bad).

I tried to talk my boss at work that my employer should by me one as I can work from home but that went over like a ton of bricks.

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