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30th Aug 2016, 22:39
Replies: 6
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Posted By Wiley

Thanks for the replies. One site,...

Thanks for the replies.

One site, (Wirecutter) sings the praises of the Logitech Marathon. The Best Wireless Mouse | The Wirecutter (http://thewirecutter.com/reviews/best-wireless-mouse/)

Has...
30th Aug 2016, 11:50
Replies: 6
Views: 1,193
Posted By Wiley

The USB 'plug' I preferred to should probably be...

The USB 'plug' I preferred to should probably be called the dongle. (?) It's a pretty basic cordless mouse, and it requires the dongle for the computer to recognise it. It is not bluetooth.
30th Aug 2016, 09:35
Replies: 6
Views: 1,193
Posted By Wiley

using a cordless mouse with a MacBook

I've gone across to the Dark Side - or some might say, I've moved over from the Dark Side - and bought a MacBook. Mostly, it's been a positive experience, although involving more than a little...
3rd Aug 2016, 23:02
Replies: 1,749
Views: 1,943,161
Posted By Wiley

I haven't trolled through all the comments, so...

I haven't trolled through all the comments, so I'm probably repeating what's already been said. Firstly, as an ex-EK 777 driver, may I offer an enormous 'well done' to the cabin crew. Convincing pax,...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Nov 2015, 20:38
Replies: 290
Views: 39,634
Posted By Wiley

Metroman, I'm assuming you're familiar with...

Metroman, I'm assuming you're familiar with Alexander Tyler? Democracy & the Fall of the Athenian Republic -- Alexander Tyler (http://theroadtoemmaus.org/RdLb/21PbAr/Hst/US/DmocAthnsUS.htm)

We, or...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Nov 2015, 20:33
Replies: 13
Views: 1,490
Posted By Wiley

A good sort, articulate, outspoken, female, quite...

A good sort, articulate, outspoken, female, quite obviously very good at her job, tough as nails to have survived and made it to the top in the male-dominated racing industry, with a family...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Nov 2015, 02:04
Replies: 20,218
Views: 2,633,650
Posted By Wiley

Eddie, could you try parsing that sentence and...

Eddie, could you try parsing that sentence and explaining to this thick old mind WTF it means? Can I assume you're trying to say that Mal is quietly beavering away, achieving much without anyone here...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Nov 2015, 05:57
Replies: 20,218
Views: 2,633,650
Posted By Wiley

chuboy, I have to agree with RJM. Turnbull has...

chuboy, I have to agree with RJM. Turnbull has been playing it very safe in talking (oh, how he loves to talk) but until this move on dropping the knights and dames - (a total no risk move) - he...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Oct 2015, 23:41
Replies: 1,103
Views: 112,695
Posted By Wiley

MiG, I think MTOW is referring to the commonly...

MiG, I think MTOW is referring to the commonly held assertion in the field of Economics that if a population doesn't replace itself, the Ponzi Scheme that is a national welfare for all system (as...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Oct 2015, 21:02
Replies: 1,103
Views: 112,695
Posted By Wiley

I have friends currently enjoying a holiday in...

I have friends currently enjoying a holiday in Europe, for which they're paying top dollar/euro. I can just imagine how they'd react to their first class cabin in a train being overrun by 'asylum...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Oct 2015, 04:43
Replies: 20,218
Views: 2,633,650
Posted By Wiley

DK, as an observer of Australian politics over...

DK, as an observer of Australian politics over the last decade or more, I think it would be fair to say that any Muslim coming here to live or to visit would be in left in absolutely no doubt that...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Sep 2015, 06:53
Replies: 20,218
Views: 2,633,650
Posted By Wiley

Ken, the only fallacy I see in your argument is...

Ken, the only fallacy I see in your argument is that the Coalition while in opposition supported and passed a huge number of bills Labor under Julia Gillard put to the Lower house and the Senate....
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Sep 2015, 08:43
Replies: 20,218
Views: 2,633,650
Posted By Wiley

I went to a lecture some months ago where an...

I went to a lecture some months ago where an engineer explained the pitfalls of renewable energy, particularly the folly of putting the power generated by domestic roof-mounted solar panels back into...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th May 2015, 03:28
Replies: 96
Views: 5,887
Posted By Wiley

I'm surprised someone hasn't said that 20 years...

I'm surprised someone hasn't said that 20 years from now, there's a more than fair chance that the whole current Western European and possibly US systems will have gone bankrupt and the common man...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th May 2015, 23:34
Replies: 20,218
Views: 2,633,650
Posted By Wiley

I don't know whether I should be embarrassed or a...

I don't know whether I should be embarrassed or a little proud to admit that I have not a clue how Twitter works. This site and a couple of newspaper columnist blogs is about as close to 'social...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jun 2014, 05:00
Replies: 20,218
Views: 2,633,650
Posted By Wiley

Worrals, just saw your post. Over the last four...

Worrals, just saw your post. Over the last four or five years, Islamist parties are becoming far more powerful in Turkey and threatening to undo everything Kemal Atatuk did in secularising Turkey...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jun 2014, 04:55
Replies: 20,218
Views: 2,633,650
Posted By Wiley

I did the Egypt tour over ten years ago, just...

I did the Egypt tour over ten years ago, just weeks after the last big massacre of tourists (I think) in the Valley of the Kings. We figured (correctly, as it turned out), that security would be so...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jun 2014, 08:46
Replies: 20,218
Views: 2,633,650
Posted By Wiley

The royal commission is bringing out information...

The royal commission is bringing out information that, if it was regarding a conservative politician, would be dominating the ABC news and most of the print media and be the subject of endless debate...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th May 2014, 23:05
Replies: 289
Views: 17,882
Posted By Wiley

Unfortunately, as one who lived in a Muslim...

Unfortunately, as one who lived in a Muslim country for nearly 20 years, I can assure you that those injustices Muslims suffered at the hands of the Infidel a thousand years ago are as fresh in the...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th May 2014, 21:58
Replies: 20,218
Views: 2,633,650
Posted By Wiley

I'm in furious agreement with you, Cap'n SD. ...

I'm in furious agreement with you, Cap'n SD.

The allowance system seems to have developed into one where the pay packet for pollies goes straight into the bank untouched and they can claim an...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Apr 2013, 23:56
Replies: 117
Views: 8,676
Posted By Wiley

Whatever their national faults may or may not be,...

Whatever their national faults may or may not be, there is one thing about the French - or their politicians, at least - that I respect immensely, and it is a trait I wish the politicians of my...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Feb 2013, 22:01
Replies: 20,218
Views: 2,633,650
Posted By Wiley

I listened to A.M. this morning and came to a...

I listened to A.M. this morning and came to a similar conclusion. I feel that there are enough angry people out there (some of them very angry) to guarantee that someone will get through the ring of...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Feb 2013, 22:57
Replies: 20,218
Views: 2,633,650
Posted By Wiley

Just reported to Ray Hadley by a listener that...

Just reported to Ray Hadley by a listener that contractors are putting in swimming pools [PLURAL] at Sydney's Villawood Detention Centre. I suppose they need two so the wimmin can have wun and not be...
23rd Oct 2012, 22:40
Replies: 8
Views: 1,593
Posted By Wiley

Thanks to all who replied.

Thanks to all who replied.
20th Oct 2012, 22:22
Replies: 8
Views: 1,593
Posted By Wiley

Problem connecting an iPad to a wireless network

An elderly friend recently moved into an old people's home and the family bought her an iPad so she could remain in touch with the world. She asked me, (very much a 'dark side' man), to set the iPad...
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