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Posted: Sun Jan 04, 2009 10:59 pm
by Alejoint
...Found a nice chunk of kinda expensive Parmigiano Reggiano leftover from Christmas dinner on the back of the fridge and decided to make some Fusili al Pesto for lunch. Well, that was the original plan, until I realized all of my beautiful basil plants were almost dead :( ...

Instead I made some french onion soup, which turned out great:



Posted: Sun Jan 04, 2009 11:34 pm
by Alejoint
Turkey leftovers make excellent sandwiches!

Posted: Mon Jan 05, 2009 7:50 am
by old skool racer
sold some of my cars well not just today but over last few days,,,, have too many,,, also found home i think for slx and one of the other ladas concentrate now on my white one
oh and happy new year to all,,, has any one seen general lee about??????????????????????

Posted: Tue Jan 06, 2009 12:09 am
by crb247
Insured, plated, and transferred Guimauve's ownership.. Then drove it to work :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D

Posted: Tue Jan 06, 2009 12:29 am
by Alejoint
Celebrated my 35th birthday with my family. :D

Posted: Tue Jan 06, 2009 12:33 am
by madman
Congrats Chris! How long has it been since you drove a Niva? Bet you are grinning ear to ear!

Posted: Tue Jan 06, 2009 12:35 am
by madman
Happy B-day Ale!

Posted: Tue Jan 06, 2009 1:40 am
by crb247
Happy birthday buddy. :D

It's been 9 years since i've been behind the wheel of a Lada. Although the chains rattling pretty good and it needs a tune up bad it was better than i remember :D :D :D

Posted: Tue Jan 06, 2009 7:58 am
by excossack
Happy Birthday!

Posted: Tue Jan 06, 2009 8:29 am
by Alejoint
Thanks chaps, much appreciated!!! :wink:

Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2009 7:54 pm
by Sbunce
Torrent it, it's not technically out till the end of this year but i have it running on my other drive.

Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 6:51 pm
by crb247
I put Windoze 7 on the big box last night.. had to bring it downstairs and hardwire it to the router to download the wireless driver. Played around with it for a little while and i would have to say it's actually SLOWER in certain aspects than Vista.. IE8 is slow as a dog but looks nice.. All in all i give it a solid "not worth the time to upgrade unless they can pick up the pace a bit"

Mandriva 2009 Blows it out of the water for speed on the big box.


AMD Phenom 8400 Triple Core @ 2.10 GHz
64 bit
3 Gigs of ram
1 Terabyte of storage

and when i clicked on upgrade it WIPED everything and did a clean install..... Ol' Ladys Pretty pissed at me right now :oops:

Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 7:15 pm
by crb247
Form the time i click on the explorer icon till i have an open and usable homepage fully loaded takes about 10 seconds... Maybe it would be better with firefox or opera... My eeepc's quicker than the big box right now for web browsing :P

Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 7:45 pm
by crb247
I'll have to dig into it later... It's really dragging down the speed. I'll check if the virus software is tied into it. Real time scanning is nice but slows up the works.

Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 7:57 pm
by crb247
Nope.... No problems there. I'll poke at it later.

Chow for now.