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by PaulM
Mon Oct 31, 2011 9:24 pm
Forum: General Reconstruction Analysis
Topic: A couple of high speed WOW factor crashes
Replies: 1
Views: 1943

Re: A couple of high speed WOW factor crashes

Reminds me of that old joke about 'what's the last thing that goes through a bug's mind before he hits the windshield ? His ass' :-)
by PaulM
Thu Jul 21, 2011 1:14 pm
Forum: Misc Topics & News!
Topic: WARNING to Norton AV SONAR users
Replies: 3
Views: 3836

Re: WARNING to Norton AV SONAR users

To turn Sonar off - two options Click the Norton icon to get to the control panel, and set the SONAR button to Off ( red ) Or When the message comes up, click Options, and A ) restore, and B ) leave the 'ignore in future scans' button checked, which it is by default, and select 'Permanently' from th...
by PaulM
Thu Jul 21, 2011 1:14 pm
Forum: Welcome! Please Read!
Topic: WARNING to Norton AV SONAR users
Replies: 3
Views: 5158

Re: WARNING to Norton AV SONAR users

To turn Sonar off - two options Click the Norton icon to get to the control panel, and set the SONAR button to Off ( red ) Or When the message comes up, click Options, and A ) restore, and B ) leave the 'ignore in future scans' button checked, which it is by default, and select 'Permanently' from th...
by PaulM
Wed Feb 16, 2011 7:29 pm
Forum: Misc Topics & News!
Topic: Battle for the soul of reality: Humans v Computers!
Replies: 2
Views: 3223

Re: Battle for the soul of reality: Humans v Computers!

In related news, an IBM server matrix called 'Watson' just WHIPPED BUTT on Jeopardy, pretty much slaughtering two human ex-champions, both of whom had won MILLIONS of dollars previously on Jeopardy. Had either human contestant brought a cup of coffee, and applied it in the right place at a critical ...
by PaulM
Wed Jul 14, 2010 11:00 am
Forum: Toyota Turmoil News!
Topic: Now for 'the rest of the story' on Toyota's unintended accel
Replies: 0
Views: 3380

Now for 'the rest of the story' on Toyota's unintended accel

July 2010: Some links to 'the rest of the story' on Toyotas... Early Tests Pin Toyota Accidents on Drivers US, Toyota cite driver error in crashes. Analysis suggests consumers accelerating instead of braking Toyota Cites Driver Errors in Acceleration Cases Driver error found in some Toyota accelerat...
by PaulM
Tue May 11, 2010 3:01 pm
Forum: Misc Topics & News!
Topic: WARNING! Before you discard/trade/donate a digital copier!
Replies: 1
Views: 2267

Re: WARNING! Before you discard/trade/donate a digital copier!

Damn !

Excuse me, I have some Prawns ( prons ) to clean .....
by PaulM
Tue Apr 27, 2010 12:21 pm
Forum: Toyota Turmoil News!
Topic: Toyota Bashing Pays off: GM Pays back Bailout Moola!
Replies: 3
Views: 4406

Re: Toyota Bashing Pays off: GM Pays back Bailout Moola!

Yeh, GM 'paid back' their 'bailout'. Uh uh. Except they did it using the 'line of credit' given to them under TARP. IOW, they shifted some taxpayer money from their left pocket to their right pocket, and then they and the White House tout it as 'We paid off our loan'. In effect, it's as if you paid ...
by PaulM
Mon Apr 19, 2010 3:22 pm
Forum: McHenry James Bond Spiral Jump
Topic: Question on McHenry James Bond Spiral Jump Stunt
Replies: 9
Views: 28469

Re: Question on McHenry James Bond Spiral Jump Stunt

I especially liked the way the entire tunnel has continuous light bars at the top on both sides, EXCEPT the precise little section where the Mercedes needed to go there, at which point they became utterly flat and smooth :-)

For a continuation of this thread, see Astor Spiral Jump, Part 2
by PaulM
Mon Apr 19, 2010 3:14 pm
Forum: McHenry James Bond Spiral Jump
Topic: Question on McHenry James Bond Spiral Jump Stunt
Replies: 9
Views: 28469

Re: Question on McHenry James Bond Spiral Jump Stunt

Yeh, having all those folks standing in the crash zone during a taping is a BIT unrealistic :-)

However,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5unKNLcj8P8

Is totally real. I swear it is. :-)

'Elvis is not dead, he just went home'.
by PaulM
Mon Mar 15, 2010 2:47 pm
Forum: General Reconstruction Analysis
Topic: A Needle(slap) in a Haystack...
Replies: 3
Views: 2866

Re: A Needle(slap) in a Haystack...

Don't quit yer day job :-)