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Old February 13 2012, 08:10 PM   #2086
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Once we finish moving in... it's a bit of a mess though not as bad as it could be.
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Old February 13 2012, 08:47 PM   #2087
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I needed a composite cable with 3.5 mm jacks at both ends.

I know: who needs a composite cable these days?

But I really needed it to plug my media-player into a wireless transmission-device (instead of drilling holes in the floor and pulling a cable from the living room into the cellar (and sometimes further: into the yard)), you see both devices only have that small hole and both devices came with 3.5 mm jack to RCA-connector-cables.

The guy in the store couldn't even tell me if the cable I needed even existed! -Instead he sold me a couple of these:



Full Description:
The Bandridge BAP120 has nickel plated contacts which ensure perfect sound reproduction the easy grip moulded adapter guarantee firm connection and perfect audio signals.

Features:

Colour : Black.
Nickel Plated contacts ensure perfect sound reproduction.
Easy grip moulded adapter guarantee firm connection and perfect audio signals.

Technical Specifications:

Connector 1 : RCA Female.
Connector 2 : RCA Female.

I saved a bit though - the tv, I'm connecting this way, is only mono so I only needed two couplers
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Old February 14 2012, 07:08 PM   #2088
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I bought a Condo last weekend. Pretty crazy when I think about it.
Congratulations!

Think of it as useful crazy.
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Old February 14 2012, 07:33 PM   #2089
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My newest purchase is a part for the shower to stop it from leaking.

My new place just new that I was going to own it and decided to wait until the day after I signed the title and deed before breaking.
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Old February 14 2012, 10:02 PM   #2090
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My newest purchase is a part for the shower to stop it from leaking.

My new place just new that I was going to own it and decided to wait until the day after I signed the title and deed before breaking.
Welcome to the joys of home "moanership"
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Old February 14 2012, 11:10 PM   #2091
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Bought some farecards online for my upcoming trips: CharmCard for Baltimore (April) and SmarTrip for DC (September).
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Old February 15 2012, 04:49 AM   #2092
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I bought this HAL 9000 decal for the back of my tablet:

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Old February 15 2012, 07:00 AM   #2093
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I got the inspection sticker for my car. I'm rather surprised it passed!
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Old February 15 2012, 10:45 PM   #2094
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I bought a t-shirt with Spock on it that says "According to my calculations, you are an Idiot."
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Old February 15 2012, 11:59 PM   #2095
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^ awesome. I wouldn't be surprised if Sheldon on The Big Bang Theory has a shirt like that.
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Old February 16 2012, 12:30 AM   #2096
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I just bought that TNG Blu-ray thing for myself off of Amazon last night. Screw flowers, that's my Valentine present to myself!
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Old February 16 2012, 01:09 AM   #2097
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Some medicine for my sinus headaches.

I hate allergies......
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Old February 16 2012, 07:18 AM   #2098
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TOS communicator ringtone for my iPhone
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Old February 16 2012, 03:02 PM   #2099
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TOS communicator ringtone for my iPhone
Way to go

I would rather make these things myself than buying them. That said, I did find the site of another trekkie on-line (it's amazing what you can find on-line!) who'd already pulled numerous soundbites from Trek and had them there free to download...

The only part of the sound environment on my pad that wasn't trek, the incoming text-message-sound, was changed to the TNG door chime this week!

Since my pad is a Nokia I find it only natural to use the so-called 'futurized' version of the Nokia-tune as my ringtone
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Old February 16 2012, 04:00 PM   #2100
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TOS communicator ringtone for my iPhone
Way to go
The last time I had a tone like that, it went off in public and I got laughed at. We'll see if things are any different this time around.
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