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Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Jul 3, 2014 - 10:03am PT
Now Anita has a serious problem. I hope she is able to hobble somewhere,
or find a hammer and a hard surface.

Now my wife is outta de-caf but that ain't even close to being a problem
as how can you be out of nothing?
mister611

Gym climber
Between 511 and 711
Jul 5, 2014 - 04:06pm PT
My wife is coloring my hair in her bikini and she can't decide which pumps to wear.
Anastasia

climber
Home
Jul 5, 2014 - 04:12pm PT
I want a few things for the new baby. Not that I "need" them but it sure would be nice to have. I am also realizing that what I want he will outgrow fast and it's just unnecessary frills and thrills that American parents are just use to. I bet most people in the world don't use even half of this "stuff." Plus does it really make life better for them or it's just to comfort our material gathering/nesting instincts?
moosedrool

climber
lost, far away from Poland
Jul 9, 2014 - 04:35pm PT
Sierra Nevada at SFO $9.37

I should have a few back at home.

Moostupit
Vitaliy M.

Mountain climber
San Francisco
Topic Author's Reply - Jul 9, 2014 - 07:26pm PT
High probability of not sending this weekend.
SC seagoat

Trad climber
Santa Cruz, or In What Time Zone Am I?
Jul 14, 2014 - 07:18am PT
Getting all cozied in to my first row seat to Hawaii, downing the first Mimosa and then being told we need to deplane because they need to change the battery???? The flight originates from SJC and they couldn't figure that out before everyone boarded? They said "an hour" at most. Don't know. I've been through this stuff before and it's usually not as glib as they make it sound. Arrrrrgggghhh

Susan
nature

climber
Boulder, CO
Jul 14, 2014 - 07:37am PT
Went climbing at Vedauwoo this weekend. Jaybro was there. Grug too. So many first world problems I can't even begin to list.

MisterE

climber
Jul 14, 2014 - 08:02am PT
Having a hard time ignoring the trolls on Supertopo - successful so far.
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Jul 14, 2014 - 08:04am PT
Susan, you win! Hope they let you finish yer mimosa!

Assuming you were on a 767 and that it was the APU battery it weighs 96 pounds and is not
exactly easy to access. Besides, I'm thinking Pep Boys wasn't open yet.
eKat

Trad climber
Jul 14, 2014 - 08:24am PT
WHAT KIND OF A MORON WOULD PERPETUATE THE UGLINESS OF THAT RON ANDERSON THREAD?

ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING!

SC seagoat

Trad climber
Santa Cruz, or In What Time Zone Am I?
Jul 14, 2014 - 02:42pm PT
Susan, you win! Hope they let you finish yer mimosa!

I made it...many Mimosas later. In fact I'm sitting it off in the Lihue airport before I head over to the rental car! Shouldn't take too long, the Mimosas on the plane are a close cousin to Shirley Temple! But hey, they're free!!!!! And heck it's only 11:45 here. Lots of time to ramp it up again once I get to Hanalei Bay.
The lights on the plane only flickered once enroute. There was a collective, but discreet gasp.

Susan
Chaz

Trad climber
greater Boss Angeles area
Aug 10, 2014 - 10:36am PT
F*#k iTunes!

F*#k iPhone!

F*#k Apple!

Just F*#K IT!

If I were to set out to design something more counter-intuitive and difficult to use for photos, in a million years I couldn't do better than f*#king iTunes.

Jesus Christ!
Spider Savage

Mountain climber
The shaggy fringe of Los Angeles
Aug 10, 2014 - 10:43am PT
Woah! Chaz snaps. Dude, grab the plastic and head to the Americana for some chill time. Watch that movie with the Raccoon, eat some fancy food then head over to the Apple Store where the geeks will help you sort out. Maybe and upgrade will help you feel better.

This is 2014. No reason to suffer.
anita514

Gym climber
Great White North
Aug 10, 2014 - 10:47am PT
nuff said


Chaz

Trad climber
greater Boss Angeles area
Aug 10, 2014 - 11:17am PT
Mr Savage,

My first "smart" phone crapped out in Santa Cruz a couple weeks ago, just as I needed it to help me navigate through the maze that is that city.

So I threw it in the ocean off Pigeon Point! One of the most satisfying moments in recent memory. Can you hear me NOW?

( I was eligible for a free "upgrade", so it wasn't like I needed it anymore )

The Eggheads at the Alderwood Mall in Mukilteo set me up with another one, and they took the time to show me how to use it to get e-mail - it's 2014 after all - and explained syncing photos.

Good enough. First batch of photos loaded fine. No slip or sh#t.

The second batch of photos I loaded erased the first batch! WTF?

I lost nothing, because Back-Up is my middle name. But DAMN the work-around required is one convoluted process.

And I was woken four times the first night I had the damn thing, because the phone rang every time Sierra Trading Post, Amazon, or whoever sent me e-mails, before I finally took it outside and put it in the truck.

If Steve Jobs wasn't dead, I'd have something to say about him, too.

mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Aug 10, 2014 - 11:33am PT
That would be better posted under "Next World Problems."

"My halo-tone isn't playing hymns. What the hell is up/down with that?"

Anita, my sympathy.
SC seagoat

Trad climber
Santa Cruz, or In What Time Zone Am I?
Aug 10, 2014 - 12:18pm PT
My VRBO tenant in my lil Bozeman cottage said the towel warmers aren't working.
Who TF warms their towels in summer???

Susan
apogee

climber
Technically expert, safe belayer, can lead if easy
Aug 10, 2014 - 01:19pm PT
"If I were to set out to design something more counter-intuitive and difficult to use for photos, in a million years I couldn't do better than f*#king iTunes."

I hear ya. I so totally hear ya.

And I'm not exactly a luddite, either.....but the level of time and effort it takes to figure out the less-than-intuitive structure & function of iTunes really swings the benefit:effort ratio the other direction.

What's the alternative, esp. when you've already got hundreds of CD's burned into iTune's closed world?
anita514

Gym climber
Great White North
Aug 10, 2014 - 01:25pm PT
Can't stand iTunes either. Have no idea wtf I'm doing with it.
Marlow

Sport climber
OSLO
Aug 10, 2014 - 01:28pm PT

My hotmail-account was closed down by Microsoft some weeks ago. I had to get a code to open the account. The code was sent to another hotmail account I opened some years ago and have never used. I have forgotten the password to this second account. So here I am, unable to open either of them. That's a quite nice first world problem...
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