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WMD

Cardcaptor
The Rise Against gig was so good. Great to see some old favourites given the acoustic treatment. Got a few new songs which was fun and also Wait For Me and Everchanging which I've 2anted to see for so long and they never normally play.

Also you could tell everyone was so happy to be returning to normal and the crowd started moshing to Saviour even though it was an acoustic version lol. (As you can see in the tweet below)

 

RadFemHedonist

Thousand Master
I feel like I'm experiencing a "long dark tea-time of the soul" kinda vibe rn. Just started new ADHD meds and they're helping but life's still complicated and difficult (which yes I was expecting lol didn't rly think that would change to any great degree), and sometimes I just feel kinda empty/down (as I did before). Maybe if I gib more parsnip gifts life will improve? (yes that was a Stardew Valley reference even though I haven't played it in well over a week now XP ). I've started occupying some of my time by making gifts and cards for friends and family and I'm lowkey worried people's expectations will get too high 😅
 

Oldmario

Vampire Ninja
starting to lose the will with the switch oled, i've had 3 or 4 chances within the last couple weeks to get one but they've all been the white version and i'm after the black version
 

Oldmario

Vampire Ninja
don't suppose anyone has the newer 2020 edition of the Back To The Future visual history by any chance? i never got round to getting the 2017 edition and was wondering what the 2020 differences were so i looked at the reviews on amazon and saw someone complaining that the props were glued into the book with strong glue that you had to be pretty careful with when trying to remove and wonder if it was on funi levels of glue or the newer AL glue
 

WMD

Cardcaptor
Going to a gig in London tonight and tube strikes have made getting around so hectic. Going from waterloo to tufnell park on the northern line requires me to change at caring cross and camden. Charing cross was a nightmare
 

Gemsy-chan

Idolm@ster
Do you have any kind of semi-recent (ie last ten years) gaming PC? FF13 (including its two sequels) eventually got ported.
I don't play games on PC. I used to own a Xbox 360 back in the day but I'm more of a playstation player. I've played FF13 on my PS3 but it's a hassle getting it out.
 

Gemsy-chan

Idolm@ster
Can anyone recommend a HDMI splitter (or whatever it’s called). I have too many consoles/ blu ray player and not enough ports on my tv. I’m getting fed up of switching my HDMI lead if I want to play a different console.
 

CommanderZx2

Great Teacher
Can anyone recommend a HDMI splitter (or whatever it’s called). I have too many consoles/ blu ray player and not enough ports on my tv. I’m getting fed up of switching my HDMI lead if I want to play a different console.
I think to mean a HDMI switch? Seeing as it's a digital signal they're mostly all the same, but with varying features. This is also why expensive cables means nothing.

I just recommend ensuring it supports HDCP and the latest version of HDMI.
 

HWR

CCG’s Reaper
AUKN Staff
Can anyone recommend a HDMI splitter (or whatever it’s called). I have too many consoles/ blu ray player and not enough ports on my tv. I’m getting fed up of switching my HDMI lead if I want to play a different console.
I had the same problem earlier this year so picked up this one from Amazon. Haven’t had any issues so far though not sure spec-wise if it’ll match what you need.
 

SkwigglesWorth

School Idol
They also help for removing wear on actual HDMI port, due to less plugging in and out, changing a HDMI splitter/switch is much cheaper than replacing a HDMI port on a TV or console.

I have a Star joining one and that seems to have worked well enough for 3-4 years, but that out of stock now. I suspect mine was just a all part made in same place or china and then a company throw there logo on and sell.
Mine was pretty much identical in look to the one HWR mentioned except mine didn't have a fixed/fitter HDMI input (just used another HDMI cable, only really benfit there is if faulty easy to replace and can choose lenght).
 
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Oldmario

Vampire Ninja
one important thing to look out for with a splitter is make sure it has an AC plug, most HDMI devices have HDCP which won't work on the stand alone ones
 

Kite

Thousand Master
Day 4 of having no phone line at home (and hence only mobile data) after the fibre cable got damaged on Friday. (It's knocked out around 30 houses). (Photos from Sunday morning)

Hopefully Openreach will fix it sooner rather than later.

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CommanderZx2

Great Teacher
I've never seen fibre cables above the ground on telephone polls. I guess they calculated the costs and came to the conclusion that it would be cheaper to put them up there than to dig up the ground.
 

Kite

Thousand Master
saw about this on the news this afternoon, didn't realise anywhere still used powerlines in the UK
Welcome to the countryside.

The powerline is fine, it's just the fibre cable which got cut by a gardener cutting some trees back from a nearby home (whom I suspect will be getting a large repair bill from BT)
 
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