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Re: Pet Peeves

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When a program you download installs something you don't want and won't let you not do that! :-X

Thank you REVO uninstaller for getting rid of it :D
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Hate how they hide utterly excremental bloatware into programs you want to have. No, actually, I really DON'T want Bing as my search engine. Or IE as my main browser. Or any of the other useless garbage you're being paid to foist off on me. . .
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Lady tehMa wrote:Hate how they hide utterly excremental bloatware into programs you want to have. No, actually, I really DON'T want Bing as my search engine. Or IE as my main browser. Or any of the other useless garbage you're being paid to foist off on me. . .


If you have the option of custom install take it. That's where you can accept or refuse some bloatware.
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ifwisheswerehorses wrote:If you have the option of custom install take it. That's where you can accept or refuse some bloatware.


The one I did this morning did not have that option. Not a big deal I just deleted the unwanted portion immediately after the download.

On the bright side the free partitioning program worked like a charm.
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What is with grocery story flyers who's pages are different sizes ?

The first page is 4" wide, the second is 11" and the rest, 8"

So I don't read them, just put them directly into the recycle.

What genius thought it would be a good idea to make it harder to page through a flyer ?
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We got tired of having to ditch flyers in the recycling. We just asked our Canada Post carrier to "red dot" us to signal no flyers in our box.
Pretty much all of the flyers are on-line anyway. Each store individually (like Lakeview Market) or above under Classified.

So many flyers ending up in the landfill ! Not good! Ask to be "red dotted" !
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OK, I'm on a roll, last night......

CBC the "Fifth Estate". Two stories as usual. The second one at the near end "watch the National for the conclusion of this report...."

Uh,,, I recorded the episode. I can't watch the National to get the end.

What is it with so many networks ?

I watched Chicago PD, then they amalgamate it with their other spin offs. So, there's about 3 hours of these programs on the viewing night. It was mediocre to poor to begin with, stopped watching. God know how they will show these when it comes to syndication (reruns)

World Juniors, two games on at the same time, tape one, watch the other. Then the play by play idiot announces the score of the other game ! OK, don't need to watch that.

Do networks not have a clue that zillions of viewers record programs for later ?

There are so many programs on, you'd think they'd want to do everything they could to keep their viewers.
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Vehicle manufacturers need to go back to mandatory mudflats on all vehicles, because more than sand is being used on the roads... small stones/pebbles.
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Heel draggers.....C'mon pick up yer flippin feet !
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dirtybiker wrote:Heel draggers.....C'mon pick up yer flippin feet !


Knuckle draggers too
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^^^ That's usually the sperm donor to the heel dragger.
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Re: Pet Peeves

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dirtybiker wrote:Heel draggers.....C'mon pick up yer flippin feet !


UGG boots = foot draggers.
I'm not sure what it is about those stupid boots, but the wearers all seem to be foot dragging, apathetic, vocal-fry uptalkers.
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People who don't center their Facebook photo!
Just annoying to see cut off heads etc .
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Bsuds wrote:People who don't center their Facebook photo!
Just annoying to see cut off heads etc .

I know people who do that on purpose as some people don't want to be identified on Facebook.
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Fancy wrote:I know people who do that on purpose as some people don't want to be identified on Facebook.


Then use a different photo and don't have any pictures of yourself in your photo library.

It is also easy to set your security so than no one but your friends can see anything in your account.

People who are worried about security and then do nothing to protect themselves would be another pet peeve. lol
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