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Posted By Austruck
Model numbers for the TVs?? Unsure offhand. Two...

Model numbers for the TVs?? Unsure offhand. Two are 25" and one is 27" ... which seemed HUGE at the time I bought it.

I have my original Wii still hooked up to the 65" Vizio downstairs and it...
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Posted By Austruck
I'm glad to see you finding a use for old CRT...

I'm glad to see you finding a use for old CRT TVs. We have three of them here (in various sizes) that are just taking up space. Can't put 'em out to the curb--nobody will take them. Can't just pitch...
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Posted By Austruck
Yup, he played Hammerleg Lead Singer in Popstar:...

Yup, he played Hammerleg Lead Singer in Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping. :) Good eye!
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Posted By Austruck
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Also... Yankovic, not Bowie. Sorry. :D
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Posted By Austruck
That's a USB turntable that I mostly use just to...

That's a USB turntable that I mostly use just to transfer old vinyl into MP3 format. All my albums from the 1970s/1980s are safely ensconced on a shelf in the living room. I go through bursts where I...
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Posted By Austruck
I had a somewhat similar issue. I replaced a...

I had a somewhat similar issue. I replaced a wonky 32" TV (it was free) with a Black Friday deal on a 43" TV here in my office. The cool lazy susan I was using to swivel the 32" TV from the couch to...
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Posted By Austruck
Are they expensive to buy used, like on eBay?

Are they expensive to buy used, like on eBay?
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 2 weeks ago
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Posted By Austruck
Re: New member on a board

Also, a big howdy to the new guy... from one of the really old/original people of the site! <3
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 2 weeks ago
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Posted By Austruck
Perhaps you were simply referring to the color of...

Perhaps you were simply referring to the color of my avatar. It does have a sort of aqua tint to it. ;)
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 2 weeks ago
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Posted By Austruck
Trying not to giggle over "aquatint." ...

Trying not to giggle over "aquatint."

Failing. :D :D
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Posted By Austruck
Nope, just that, since everything seems to...

Nope, just that, since everything seems to randomize, you can keep playing infinitely and never have the same experience twice.

I, on the other hand, don't want to have that experience even once....
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Posted By Austruck
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ynwtf ... Infinite replay value! :) :)

Also, NO THANKS. I'll stick with Animal Crossing. :D
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Any electricians here? I need advice on circuit problem
Posted By Austruck
Re: Any electricians here? I need advice on circuit problem

My husband is an electrical engineer. You can send me a message here and I can go ask him verbally! :)
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Posted By Austruck
Ha ha ha! Too late! I have 500 hours in that game...

Ha ha ha! Too late! I have 500 hours in that game on the PC. :) Yes, very similar. Kinda like if Animal Crossing and Minecraft had a baby. :D
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Posted By Austruck
I bought myself a Switch for Christmas (finally...

I bought myself a Switch for Christmas (finally upgrading from the Wii), and I am playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons almost exclusively. So if you have any suggestions for games in a style I might...
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Posted By Austruck
This says so much about the stereotypical gamer....

This says so much about the stereotypical gamer. :D And yet, I think the gamers around *here* are also very bookish people, so the stereotype wouldn't hold.

I hope. :D
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Posted By Austruck
I got these steering wheels for the Switch. Two...

I got these steering wheels for the Switch. Two for thirteen bucks was a good deal. Haven't used them yet, though.
...
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COVID
Posted By Austruck
Re: COVID

Also, I never got it. I'd throw food at him twice a day (ha ha) but steered clear of him a little bit. We have a large house so that wasn't all that tough. We slept in separate rooms while he felt...
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COVID
Posted By Austruck
Re: COVID

Hubby (who has sarcoidosis--a lung issue) got it last Christmas and was mostly just fatigued and had a cough. He went to the doctor thinking he had the flu, but flu tests were negative. They...
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Posted By Austruck
You had me at "sandboxy." :)

You had me at "sandboxy." :)
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Posted By Austruck
I got the standard one with red and blue Joy-Con...

I got the standard one with red and blue Joy-Con controllers, including the dock, the controller-holder thingy, and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.
...
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Whats the weather like today where you live?
Posted By Austruck
Re: Whats the weather like today where you live?

I'm back from the grocery store run. I chose the little grocery store here in town, which is a half mile away on flat roads, no hills. Roads are a MESS but at least I didn't slip or slide on that...
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Whats the weather like today where you live?
Posted By Austruck
I tried that! Nobody's got any slots available...

I tried that! Nobody's got any slots available today or tomorrow! Of course! (sigh)
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Whats the weather like today where you live?
Posted By Austruck
I thought I was so smart NOT having to go out...

I thought I was so smart NOT having to go out shopping this close to the big day... and then yesterday I found out that my stepdaughter and her hubby will be here tomorrow (!!). Nobody told me till...
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Posted By Austruck
Oh yeah, it's still attached to the big TV...

Oh yeah, it's still attached to the big TV downstairs. :) I've been playing the Switch in my office upstairs. It still works just fine so I'll likely keep it and the games I bought for it. :)