When It Rains It Pours

After having this BOINC machine basically down for a while I decided to give PCLinuxOS another go. I plugged in an external USB drive, inserted my Terabyte Image for Linux CD and rebooted. Once it was off I kicked off a bare metal backup and went about my business. A bit later I walked over …

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Perhaps This is Why FedEx Has Trouble Making Deliveries?

I just checked on a package I ordered from NewEgg. I know, I don’t like to order from NewEgg because they always find a way to screw you out of additional shipping, but I did. This time they claimed shipping was free. We shall see if that turns out to be reality. At any rate, …

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How Newegg Lost My Business

It is no secret that I buy from on-line vendors which pay sales tax in my state. It’s the only American thing to do. If you buy from Amazon to avoid paying sales tax, then the parasites of the world welcome you to their limited place in the evolutionary food chain.  While we are at …

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