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Opinions concerning Windows Firewall on Windows Ten, and how effective is it ?

Jan 15, 2020 - 4:21 PM - by G#Gill
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I have lost the ability of transferring YouTube videos onto a forum. Up till now I have not experienced this sort of problem so I wondered how effective is the generic Windows Firewall, and in fact how reliable is it. Should I purchase an independent Firewall, if so what make and where from please?
    7 Replies | 138 Views


Russian Gummint quits?

Jan 15, 2020 - 10:53 AM - by LarsMac
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This was an interesting thing to find, first thing this AM.

Russian government resigns as Vladimir Putin plans future

Russia's government has resigned, hours after President Vladimir Putin proposed sweeping constitutional changes that could prolong his stay in power.

PM Dmitry Medvedev said the president's proposals would significantly change Russia's balance of power.
... [Read More]
    7 Replies | 148 Views


Megan and harry

Jan 13, 2020 - 10:44 AM - by gmc
If you turn on the radio, tv or open a newspaper you would think nothing of importance was happening and most people in thg UK actually cared.

I don't give a **** and I suspect most people don't either. It#s enough to make you a republican
    7 Replies | 158 Views


Buster Keaton - Sherlock Jr. (1924) - Motorcycle Scene

Jan 11, 2020 - 4:24 PM - by tabby
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A great scene! It gets more intense and funnier as it goes along.

I'l add the video clip to a reply so that it doesn't take up so much space on the home page.
    7 Replies | 159 Views


Slow Cooker Experiment

Jan 11, 2020 - 3:59 PM - by tabby
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I'm relatively new to using a slow cooker but I've made some really delicious recipes in it over the last few years. Around the time I bought it, I also bought a cookbook dedicated to slow cooker recipes. I've probably made over half of the recipes in the book by now but there is one that I've skipped repeatedly and purposely.

The recipe is called "Dad's Dill Roast Beef". The title sounds innocuous enough but wait ... only 2 ingredients?

1 (3 to 4... [Read More]
    9 Replies | 180 Views


"It's All About The Oil" Explained

Jan 06, 2020 - 5:02 AM - by Ahso!
Finally!

Since the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, I've read many articles that point to oil as the rational, though what had been missing in those articles has been any kind of comprehensive explanation of what that means, leaving me confused. Until now!

In this piece by Michael Hudson we are treated to an explanation and breakdown of what "it's all about the oil" means and... [Read More]
    5 Replies | 231 Views


The Far Side is Coming Back ... Kinda ... Maybe

Jan 05, 2020 - 12:11 PM - by tabby
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Periodically I'll run across one of the old comics online but mostly I hadn't thought about The Far Side in ages since it's been out of publication for so long. Back in its day, I think half the people at work had one of The Far Side daily desk calendars on hand ~~ it was every where! The comics were so warped and off the wall and most of them were very funny. Like most types of humor, you either get it or you don't!

It would be nice to have more of Gary Larson's creative... [Read More]
    1 Reply | 160 Views


Eurail tickets

Jan 03, 2020 - 1:05 PM - by LarsMac
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I am trying to make sure how the Eurail Pass works these days?
Back in the late 90s I went to Europe to do some product training with IBM. I had to travel to various Cities to meet with Support reps. I found that using Eurail was more practical that flying.
I spent 400 USD to buy a month long pass which allowed me to travel around Western Europe. and meet with each region.

I am now planning a trip for my wife and myself next December/January with the focal point... [Read More]
    13 Replies | 361 Views


Happy New Year!

Dec 31, 2019 - 5:53 AM - by tabby
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Wishing everyone at Forum Garden a happy, healthy & prosperous 2020!

It sounds odd to say 2020 and not have it be in relation to eyesight.

I just had the news on and it was full of the usual warnings about drunk driving. We don't go anywhere to celebrate so I won't have to worry about that this evening, at least!
    16 Replies | 450 Views


Star Trek Discovery

Dec 30, 2019 - 2:26 PM - by gmc
I had no idea until last week there was a new star trek series withn another in the making. Bought season one .
    0 Replies | 162 Views


Where was Grandpa??

Dec 28, 2019 - 3:52 PM - by tabby
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Does anyone recognize the background in this photo? I know it's a long shot but you never know!

My maternal grandfather is the man on the left ... I have no idea of the identity of the man on the right.

I'm speculating the photo was taken some place in southern Europe or northern Africa judging by the trees and architecture. I have pored over what seems like zillions of photos of equestrian statues online with no luck. None had the horse's tail, head or legs... [Read More]
    13 Replies | 434 Views


The Christmas discussion

Dec 25, 2019 - 7:33 AM - by spot
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If I may be allowed a brief moment, and given that I presently have a few spare minutes of silence in which to put my thoughts on paper (this being 2pm on Christmas Day), I have an observation to make.

The entire point of metaphor is that it is not truth. In this respect I would agree entirely with the evangelical Frodo elsewhere on this forum. Truth is what is, metaphor is necessarily not truth or it would, instead, be truth. No amount of bogus "higher order" waffle is... [Read More]
    10 Replies | 512 Views


Hidden Phrases

Dec 21, 2019 - 11:36 AM - by tabby
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Inside each set of words there is a pair of smaller words that become a familiar phrase when you put an "&" between them.

Thighbone / Swallowtail = High & Low

Skyrocket / Trolleyman = Rock & Roll

Try this one & then add another for the next person:

Delaware / Bordering
    9 Replies | 514 Views


Vape Reviewers wanted - CBD Hair Care and Frosty Sauce

Dec 20, 2019 - 8:57 PM - by CeceliaStu
Good Afternoon, I'm a full time vape and also [moderator deleted hyperlink to vapetelligent] edible hemp oil tincture reviewer at [moderator deleted another hyperlink to vapetelligent]. I am trying to find vape as well as CBD reviewers to review e-liquids by Big Bubble eJuice, Dripilicious and also Stache Vape and also CBD TERPENES from Plain Jane! In case anybody at forumgarden.com is interested, do let me know asap... [Read More]
    18 Replies | 861 Views


Merry Christmas

Dec 20, 2019 - 9:18 AM - by tabby
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Stopping by to say "Merry Christmas" to all at Forum Garden and wishing you all the best for the new year! I see some familiar "faces" here and some that are new to me. I hope everyone is thriving!

I'm unable to add my usual slew of images, festive and otherwise, and while I know everyone can live fine without my posting them, I'm not sure I can but I'll do my best. It's a struggle not to keep tapping that Image button!

So Merry Christmas in... [Read More]
    9 Replies | 560 Views


[lie deleted by moderator] Solicitors LLP in London

Dec 18, 2019 - 5:20 PM - by PatriceCar
Hey there everyone at forumgarden.com! I am in the midst of applying for a newly qualified associate solicitor role with [different inconsistent lie deleted by moderator!] in London Could someone let me know where I can find the careers web page for this law practice? The job listing on the https://latestlawjobs.com does not furnish any web links or extra info. I am mainly interested in newly-qualified ... [Read More]
    3 Replies | 367 Views


Obama Says Women Make Best Leaders

Dec 17, 2019 - 12:40 AM - by Ahso!
It's an interesting statement to make now since he'll have to endorse someone sooner or later.

Obama is a calculating person and his use of "old" and "men" leaves me to think he could be preparing to endorse Amy Klobuchar. Elizabeth Warren, though not even close to being politically progressive, is probably too far outside the mainstream-middle for Obama. I suppose it's possible he might be referring to Buttigieg since he's gay, though not referring to Buttigieg... [Read More]
    9 Replies | 440 Views


Opening a CBD Store in UK - Help Needed

Dec 14, 2019 - 10:14 AM - by MerriFlowe
Hi guys, I am the business owner and founder of[deleted by moderator] store, an on-line CBD items store located all the way in Florida. I am considering to open an online CBD store in the UK. Does anybody have any expertise of running a CBD and marijuana store in the UK? I would be grateful for any information and additionally, I am looking for interested partners who would like to help out. I have actually signed up with Vape Life Mag, CBD Life Mag, All Vape Stores and All CBD Stores as... [Read More]
    2 Replies | 427 Views


Buttigieg's Campaign Issuing Donation Refunds on Demand

Dec 14, 2019 - 4:38 AM - by Ahso!
Why? Because as the campaign has moved forward, many progressives who donated to his campaign say they are now disappointed in his rhetoric lately, citing his changes mainly on healthcare and college tuition. It certainly didn't help by labeling the small donations both Warren and Sanders have courted and depended on as "pocket change".

Straddling the fence between corporate and populist interests has always been tricky, however, today it appears to be toxic. Read More]
    10 Replies | 644 Views


First past the post

Dec 13, 2019 - 1:58 AM - by gmc
When the llibdems held the balance of power in 2010 they could have made proportional representation a condition of their support instead they went on to coalition with the tories. Now they have paid the price for that stupidity I think they are dead as a political force.

Only 43% of the electorate support the tories yet they have an overwhelming majority in parliament only a deluded plank could call that democratic.

Looks like northern ireland as well as... [Read More]
    4 Replies | 473 Views


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