1. dillyhammer @ dillyhammer:
    Great news @Rednekcowboy !
  2. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    Thanks to everyone once again. It appears that everything is working as normal again.
  3. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    thanks @dillyhammer it is greatly appreciated.
  4. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    Gary did some work on the servers, seems to have done the trick.
  5. dillyhammer @ dillyhammer:
    Guest was looking for an attack vector via scripting. Guest had no clue what they are doing. Shouts removed. :)
  6. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    What's up with Guest over here?
  7. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    I Clicked an ad on Wednesday from work. I have pihole running at home, I'll add an exception
  8. dillyhammer @ dillyhammer:
    Yeah. I've arrived a few times and saw no ads displayed. Never thought much about it. Click 'em when I see 'em. :)
  9. HiVolt @ HiVolt:
    Like i said to you via pm they dont always appear. But I try to click em when they do.
  10. dillyhammer @ dillyhammer:
    I click ads every time I come here, without fail. I do know they discount clicks that come bunched up from one IP.
  11. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    has anyone clicked on an ad in the last 7 days? just curious as adsense is saying no
  12. HiVolt @ HiVolt:
    i honestly think as long as DSLR is still around, it will be quite hard to attract a permanent following..
  13. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    Sorry all, been working too much this week and only getting a couple hours of sleep a night. Then on top of that was fighting with Goggle Adsense. I didn't mean to come off so abrasive, it was more of a plea for help than a chastising. Again, very sorry for the way it came across.
  14. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    I gave this 1 year to become self-sufficient. we are falling way short of that goal.
  15. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    It's almost domain and namserver renewal time. we have until then to grow the site. if not, I will have no choice left
  16. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    don't mean to sound like that guy but I need help here
  17. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    I've asked that you guys click at least 1 ad every time you visit the site and that isn't getting done, we have no new members, aren't getting any new traffick. there is only so much I can do on m own
  18. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    we need traffick, membership and activity on the site
  19. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
  20. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
  21. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    good to see my test post work @Davesnothere!! so guest posting in the shoutbox is working and functional. All admins please keep a close eye and if it gets out of hand simply disable access via group permissions in the admincp
  22. G Guest:
    @Davesnothere is a CRTC fanboi!!!
  23. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    guest posting in shoutbox only is enabled on a temp basis. will see how it goes
  24. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    guests can now view the shoutbox. i will enable posting as well on a temp basis just to see how it works
  25. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
  26. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    What a joke!!
  27. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
  28. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
  29. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    There is an exchange program in place that allows executives to work for the CRTC while getting paid from the telecom company (ie Bell, Telus, Rogers) and then get that salary reimbursed to that telecom company for the duration of their tenure at the CRTC. Those executives are still directly paid by the telecom company during this tenure.
  30. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
  31. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    Hi all, please welcome Clark from and make sure to check out his section and website for some great deals on some unbelievable products!!
  32. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    How do you find the estimated cooking and prep times?
  33. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    One immediate complaint I have with the service is that all of their meals have an 2 or 4 meal option, but the vegetarian option maxes out at 3 meals a week. That's somewhat obnoxious
  34. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    I started with the low carb package, but switched to the Vegetarian option. I Eat meat for dinner at least 4-5 times a week. So forcing myself to eat 3 vegetarian meals a week is probably a good plan
  35. dillyhammer @ dillyhammer:
    Google Home integration with Nvidia Shield and Android TV totally broken for the last 3 weeks. No resolution in sight. The Mobile Syrup post is a PR exercise initiated by Google.
  36. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    Just a friendly reminder to click on an ad once a visit/day if you can please. This really helps with generating revenue to cover site costs.
  37. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    Finally resolved my issues with the Rift!! What a journey!!
  38. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    Awesome!! what package did you get?
  39. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    Also pulled the trigger on Good Food... looking forward to it
  40. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    Just sending some shoutbox love
  41. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
  42. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
    Facebook is killing discussion boards.
  43. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    Am I ever kicking myself for swapping out my vive for the rift. what a contrasting experience!!
  44. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
  45. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    OH, just an update. I got the reactions plugin functional again. You know have a plethora of emotions to chose from.
  46. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
  47. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    I hate facebook myself but very awesome discussions going on. The CRTC is getting absolutely hammered with very well deserved criticisms and there are even a few calls to have Ian Scott fired immediately!!
  48. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
  49. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    yet more lip service with no actual movement....
  50. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
  51. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    I hope it continues. I actually found myself looking forward to it every week.
  52. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
    I like the show, as well as Superior Donuts (RIP) and Kim's Convenience (CBC).
  53. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
    There has been plenty of speculation online, but no decision so far.
  54. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
  55. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    ya and The Connors is gone as well. was supposed to be a good comeback but then Roseanne got in trouble with her mouth and the series was cancelled before they even finished the first season. They only got the episodes this season to kind of wrap it up and I think that was mostly just a favor to John Goodman.
  56. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
    Sorry that was links, not icons - Dave = :sleep:
  57. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
    Another shoutbox change is that hovering over a shout used to make icons appear to the right of it to edit or delete. - Now Gonzo.
  58. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
    (of the BBT crew that is)
  59. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
    So far, AFAIK, only Galecki has appeared elsewhere, on The Conners, reprising his old character there.
  60. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
    Yes, I just used a smilie in that other post.
  61. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
  62. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    and ya, BBT was good this week, too bad it's their last season
  63. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    lol. ya I saw that ie the Smilies button. it does still work though if you click on it
  64. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
    One hiccup - B4 the upgrade, the shoutbox here had an icon on the Smilies button - Now a blank button in all themes.
  65. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
    Just watched latest Star Trek & BBT eps - BTW, Shatner was on BBT this week.
  66. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
    Actually am horizontal though, and fading fast. :sleep:
  67. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    ur up late @Davesnothere
  68. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    can you provide specifics @Davesnothere
  69. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
    Yes the new Metro looks better than the default, but still I see a few anomalies in the UI.
  70. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
  71. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
  72. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    also appears that no data was lost for rep
  73. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    likes are now fixed
  74. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    so i can see when someone liked or reacted to a thread but I cannot react to any threads. I don't want to uninstall the plugin just in case it deletes the current count so will try to find another plugin to use
  75. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    ya the logo is an issue right now. hopefully fixed soon. it is beyond my expertise and Gary is busy but hopefully he'll get at it soon
  76. dillyhammer @ dillyhammer:
    It's a nice theme for sure. I don't see the logo....
  77. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    looks like we also lost the ability to like posts, etc
  78. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    sorry @dillyhammer , I much prefer this theme
  79. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    Gary will look at it in a couple of hours
  80. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    ok replaced the logo but have that alignment issue again
  81. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    now just have to restore our logo
  82. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    purchased the theme this morning
  83. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    metro red is back
  84. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
  85. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    I kinda wish I hadn't volunteered to work today
  86. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
  87. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
  88. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    part 1 of my comparison of the 2 kings of the current vr market
  89. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
  90. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    @Davesnothere looks like mentions still work. :)
  91. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    Please remember to click on an ad or two when you visit. They aren't the annoying virus infected ones and are safe and you only have to allow the page to load and close out of it to count as a click in adsense.
  92. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    Unfortunately I have to purchase the new version of the metro theme which is $28 USD and that will have to wait until payday next week.
  93. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    I tried to do the restore but it failed. I'll fix up the theme and stuff and leave it on 2.1 but it may take me a couple of weeks. The core functionality of the site seems to be fine.
  94. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
    Funny though, the shoutbox survived, however I noticed a couple of anomalies with its functionalties.
  95. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
    Does what I am seeing mean that restore was not performed ?
  96. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
    Default shows a few smaller issues so far, but Metros are both borked, unusable.
  97. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
    JK, actually there ARE some problems.
  98. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
    I forget - What did it used to look like ? :unsure:
  99. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
  100. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    Whoah! I feel like I'm on Craigslist in the 90s
  101. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    LOL, it isn't bad...I still prefer the Metro theme
  102. dillyhammer @ dillyhammer:
    No worries. The site is actually quite nice with the default style. Might just leave it. :)
  103. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    I am copying over the backup now. Hopefully that will fix it. Will take a while to do so though
  104. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    ya there was a problem during the upgrade. I need to resolve it but haven't had any luck as of yet.
  105. dillyhammer @ dillyhammer:
    I had to switch back to the default style, Metro red and Metro blue are really broken for me...
  106. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    switched my VR. Now am using the Oculus Rift. Will post a review eventually but I need to get order some equipment to get the optimal experience.
  107. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    site might go down for a bit. going to do the upgrade shortly. wasn't much activity today so nothing should be lost due to a rollback if necessary
  108. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    turns out have to wait. maybe next pay
  109. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    ya, as long as the socket hasn't changed much betwwen am3 and am4, it might be a simple swap and mount
  110. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    At least compared to mounting a CM212 on an intel board
  111. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    Attaching a cooler on these new boards is smooth sailing
  112. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    The H115 (110?) had included eye-loop brackets that worked well with the plastic clip pegs on my x370 board, so that might be easier than you think
  113. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    nice thing if I stay with AMD, I won't have to worry about reinstalling the os, just redo the cpu/chipset/mobo drivers drivers
  114. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    I do have a water cooler on my current cpu I could likely use on this (probably would have to buy the brackets though).
  115. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    That's decent, are you using the included cooling solution?
  116. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    549.82 total with taxes
  117. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    I can get all the parts with prime 1 day shipping as well so can order tomorrow morning and then have them Friday and put it together over the weekend
  118. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    ya, this rig is a combo htpc and my gaming rig so was worried about using a matx in it but should be OK. I don't plan on doing crossfire or sli ever so don't need the extra slots
  119. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    I have a mATX for my HTPC
  120. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    OK that sounds better... (pricewise I mean) also the 2600 is a direct competitor the i5 series whereas the 2400g destroys the i3 series but doesn't seem to compete much with the i5
  121. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    That's with a microATX board. add $25 to go with a full atx
  122. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    Actually looks like AMD just dropped their prices/intel's went up. I can get the 2600, mobo and ram for about 470. Getting 16GB ram
  123. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    If that's the case, how much RAM are you getting with the i5 combo? Normally the 2400g should be much cheaper than the 8400
  124. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
  125. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    I have a dedicated rx 580 gpu. the 2700x and 8700 are both out of my price range so was looking for mid-tier
  126. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    The integrated GPU in the 2400g is probably better than the i5, but that goes out the window if you're using a discrete gpu
  127. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    but I can't say if I feel the same about the i5 vs. 2400g
  128. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    That being said, I'd take the 2700x over the 8700
  129. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    The good news it that Intel has to compete now
  130. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    I can almost get an i7 8700 setup for the same price as a 2700x
  131. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    for a ryzen 2400g setup
  132. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    ya, it's a little more expensive believe it or not.
  133. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    I got an 1800x a few years ago, and I'm really happy
  134. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    For the first time in a while AMD is rocking some serious CPU power, have you priced out a 2700x combo?
  135. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
    Plenty of crazy temperature swings THIS week ! :eek:o_O
  136. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    I can get the ram, cpu and mobo for $500 so not a bad cost
  137. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    Think I'm going to upgrade my pc. My old amd fx 8320 is getting to be too old and want ddr4 as well. looking at an i5 8400
  138. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    So hotter summers and crazier winter.
  139. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    In short, more heat in the summer makes more humidity enter the air from bodies of water, more water in the air during winter means more precipatation.
  140. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    Someone posted an MSPaint gif on Reddit explaining why global warming causes snowstorms, it was pretty good.
  141. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
  142. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    I can't wait until Global Warming makes Canada the new Florida :D
  143. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
    :cool: :geek:
  144. dillyhammer @ dillyhammer:
  145. Rednekcowboy @ Rednekcowboy:
    looks like it is not clearing anymore. Good job Dave!!
  146. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
  147. dillyhammer @ dillyhammer:
    I didn't hear anything.... :ROFLMAO:
  148. Davesnothere @ Davesnothere:
    I 'hear' one shout from you.
  149. El Quintron @ El Quintron:
    Can you hear me now?