Monthly Archives: January 2010

A Bengal “Family” Update

Lucy on my telescope box, and Simba on the stereo. It makes me feel so great to see them sleeping out in the open, totally relaxed, and at home. And we can walk by them and they don't even twitch … Continue reading

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Ah, the joy of ISO files

After the crash and burn of Acerbeast 5 yrs ago, I decided to turn all my installation discs into ISO files. These were then either burned to a DVD or archived on external hard drive. THe joy of this is … Continue reading

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Once more unto the crucible

FINALLY! I have the 'right' computer. (h.t. and lift of glass to SlightlySatan for transport and preventing me from throttling someone)  I have never been so jerked around as I have been by Acer Inc.  It will be a cold … Continue reading

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Saw the dietitian yesterday

I was brutally honest with every morsel of food I eat, including the 3 gummi bears I ate the day before yesterday. After she looked it all over, she said it's excellent. That what I am eating and the amounts … Continue reading

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Merry Chase, thy name is Acer Customer Service

Joyce, of Acer Customer support, who appeared to be fixing the problem with the "Wrong" computer being shipped turns out to be just another shill for the company. She said she was trying to get "Blue Chip" the Acer distributor … Continue reading

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A cool slice of heaven

The pool Meegan gave me for 'Crissmum 2008' was defeated by the strong Aussie sun. The vinyl was made weak and finally just kept splitting , or not holding air. I let it deflate, and then rolled it up to … Continue reading

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Sometimes not waiting is the better way to do things

Although I submitted an email to Acer, concerning the 'bait and switch' done to me, I decided to call their toll free number. Yes, I know, optimistic of me. After 45 minutes on hold, I spoke to one person. He … Continue reading

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