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by Mark2102
Sun Feb 15, 2004 10:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Computer Brands?
Replies: 27
Views: 1109

RE: Computer Brands?

I have had experience with Toshiba and Sony. I would definitely recommend Toshiba over Sony. You get a lot more features on a Toshiba than you would on a Sony for the same price. I think Toshiba's design is better too. I just recentely had a problem with a Sony and had it swapped for a Toshiba. I lo...

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by Mark2102
Sat Feb 07, 2004 1:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top 5 Seinfeld Episodes
Replies: 38
Views: 1894

RE: Top 5 Seinfeld Episodes

1. The Soup Nazi
2. When Jerry, George, Elaine, and Kramer lose their car in the parking garage
3. When the Yankees think George was killed
4. When Jerry buys his parents a new Cadillac
5. The one with Elaine and the toilet paper.

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by Mark2102
Tue Feb 03, 2004 12:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Super Bowl Commercials
Replies: 21
Views: 1854

RE: Super Bowl Commercials

The top 5 Super Bowl commercials in my opinion are 1. Bud Light- The Farting Horse 2. Sierra Mist- The Scotish Band cooling off 3. Chevrolet- washing the kids mouth out with soap 4. Master Card- The Simpsons 5. Pepsi- Jimmi Hendrix The worst Super Bowl commercials by far were the Ford ones. They wer...

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by Mark2102
Sun Feb 01, 2004 12:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Superbowl Predictions?
Replies: 13
Views: 1216

RE: Any Superbowl Predictions?

24-10 Patriots. I think the Patriots defense will be too much to handle for Jake Delhomme and Stephen Davis.

Mark

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by Mark2102
Wed Jan 28, 2004 8:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wisdom Teeth - Anybody?
Replies: 33
Views: 3163

RE: Wisdom Teeth - Anybody?

I just found out last Monday that I needed my two bottom wisdom teeth removed. They are impacted and can move my bottom teeth. I hate anything to do with the work "surgery" After all of these lovely stories, I am looking forward to my appointment with the oral surgeon even more!  <img src="/dis...

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by Mark2102
Mon Jan 26, 2004 1:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You Might Be From 'Jersey If...
Replies: 15
Views: 2595

RE: You Might Be From 'Jersey If...

I live in New Jersey and it is funny how most of them are very true. I would say that only 5 are not true. You have New Jersey in a nutshell!!

Mark

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by Mark2102
Mon Jan 26, 2004 1:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tiptronic,Manual Or Automatic?
Replies: 45
Views: 2192

RE: Tiptronic,Manual Or Automatic?

I prefer either Automatic or Tiptronic. I don't like manual because where I live, there is a lot of stop and go driving and traffic. On my 4Runner, the only option was automatic and I am happy with that! My parents BMW has a tiptronic and that is great if you want to beat someone at a traffic light!...

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by Mark2102
Fri Jan 23, 2004 8:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Law Enforcement Vehicles In Your Country
Replies: 24
Views: 6397

RE: Law Enforcement Vehicles In Your Country

Over here in New Jersey, we have almost all Ford Crown Victorias. They range in years from 1998-2003. We also have two Ford Expeditions and a PT Cruiser. Overall, 95% Ford Crown Victoria.

Mark

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by Mark2102
Thu Jan 22, 2004 7:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do You Do When You Have Insomnia
Replies: 26
Views: 2496

RE: What Do You Do When You Have Insomnia

I find something good to watch on TV. If I can't find anything good to watch, I just find something to do on my laptop.

Mark

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by Mark2102
Thu Jan 22, 2004 7:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Cell Phone Do You Have?
Replies: 55
Views: 3771

RE: What Cell Phone Do You Have?

I have the <acronym title="Luxair (Luxembourg)">LG</acronym> VX6000. It is the camera phone from Verizon Wireless. I love the phone. It has great features and a clear screen. The only downside is the amount of pictures that phone can hold and you are not able to load the pictures on to your computer...

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by Mark2102
Thu Jan 22, 2004 7:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bored? Here's A Very Stupid But Addictive Game!
Replies: 47
Views: 2289

RE: Bored? Here's A Very Stupid But Addictive Game!

The best I could do is a poor 297.6.

Mark

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by Mark2102
Thu Jan 22, 2004 7:18 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Rejections, Comments Please.
Replies: 4
Views: 2442

RE: Rejections, Comments Please.

I also had a shot like this rejected. I like the picture. I tried fixing up a picture like that, but it did not get accepted. I think they want a picture like that with an airport or landmark in it. I don't know for sure though. Good luck!

Mark

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by Mark2102
Wed Jan 21, 2004 10:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top 5 Favorite Radio Stations
Replies: 56
Views: 13115

RE: Top 5 Favorite Radio Stations

My top 5 radio stations are: 1. Q1043- a classic rock station in New York 2. 94.5 The Hawk- a classic rock station in New Jersey 3. Thunder 1035- a classic rock station in Orlando 4. 105.5 WDHA- I only like this station on Sunday nights for The Grateful Dead Hour 5. 660AM WFAN- Mike and the Mad Dog

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by Mark2102
Wed Jan 21, 2004 10:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Desktop Or Laptop?
Replies: 20
Views: 1838

RE: Desktop Or Laptop?

I also have both a desktop and a laptop. I personally like my laptop better because there are no wires accept for the <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> adapter, very light, and could do almost the same thing as a desktop. The laptop I have is very powerful and has a great video card. It has t...

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by Mark2102
Fri Jan 16, 2004 9:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New York Vaccation
Replies: 13
Views: 1335

RE: New York Vaccation

The only site that I can think of that has not been listed here would be Madison Square Garden. You have to visit one of the most famous arenas!

Mark

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by Mark2102
Sun Jan 11, 2004 2:13 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: A Good Camera Recomendation
Replies: 8
Views: 2337

RE: A Good Camera Recomendation

When I was looking for a camera in June 2003, I decided on the Sony F717. I could not have been happier with the camera. It takes great pictures during both the day and night. It is very easy to use. The pictures are sharp. The zoom is great. The only problem is the price is about $500. It costs $79...

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by Mark2102
Sun Jan 04, 2004 11:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Computer!
Replies: 44
Views: 3906

RE: Your Computer!

Desktop- 2 years old <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> Pavilion 7995 Pentium 4 2.0ghz 768mb SDRAM (1) 80gb hard drive (2) 120gb hard drive DVD-ROM drive <acronym title="Alliance Air (India)">CD</acronym><acronym title="RAS Fluggeselischaft mbH">RW</acronym> drive 128mb NVidia...

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by Mark2102
Sat Oct 18, 2003 9:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yes! Yankees Win!
Replies: 42
Views: 1776

RE: Yes! Yankees Win!

What a game that was! I am a Yankees fan and I thought the Yankees had a chance after Jeter got that double. After they tied it, we were all screaming and jumping. It was very good to see Pedro in the dugout almost crying. Boone got the homerun at a perfect time becuase the Yankees could not of had ...

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by Mark2102
Sat Sep 20, 2003 2:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Do You Clean Your Lenses?
Replies: 11
Views: 5258

RE: How Do You Clean Your Lenses?

I think cotton balls will scratch the lens. I use a lens pen with a brush on one side for the dust and a little moist pad on the other side for streaks. That is the best thing I have for cleaning and it removes all the dirt.

Mark

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by Mark2102
Sat Sep 20, 2003 2:01 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What Camera
Replies: 5
Views: 2117

RE: What Camera

I have the Sony F-717 and love it. It is the best camera I have ever had. The zoom is great and the camera has a Carl Zeiss lens which is great. I just took it to the Jets game last Sunday and the camera impresses me more each day!

Mark

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by Mark2102
Tue Sep 09, 2003 1:25 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Getting A Sony F717 Any Advice?
Replies: 32
Views: 3793

RE: Getting A Sony F717 Any Advice?

I got my F717 for $799 at CompUSA. I got it in June. And also, it is a great camera. This camera shows the least noise out of any other camera I have had. Even night pictures are very clear on this camera.

Mark

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by Mark2102
Thu Aug 28, 2003 10:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Brag About Your Gear Here!
Replies: 48
Views: 4444

RE: Brag About Your Gear Here!

Sony DSC-F717
5X optical zoom
5.24 megapixles
f2.0~f8.0
Targus bag

Mark

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by Mark2102
Fri Aug 22, 2003 11:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: I'm Buying A Digital Camera - Which Is The Best?
Replies: 9
Views: 6370

RE: I'm Buying A Digital Camera - Which Is The Best?

I did not see anybody mention the Sony F717. I just got that one myself a month ago and I love it. It is also in your price range at $799.00. It has 5.24 megapixles and a 5X optical zoom. The lens is a Carl Zeiss too. It is a great camera.

Mark

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by Mark2102
Sun Aug 03, 2003 12:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Albums You Can Listen To Nonstop
Replies: 31
Views: 2542

RE: Albums You Can Listen To Nonstop

Pink Floyd- Dark Side of the Moon
The Grateful Dead- American Beauty
The Rolling Stones- 40 Licks

Those are my three favorites. On all those albums, I actually like every song on the album.

Mark

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by Mark2102
Wed Jul 30, 2003 10:23 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: What Is The Best Video Card For FS2004?
Replies: 31
Views: 23449

RE: What Is The Best Video Card For FS2004?

I have the NVidia Ti4600 128MB of RAM and it is a great card. I think there is a new ATI 9800 Pro out with 256 <acronym title="MNG Cargo Airlines (Turkey)">MB</acronym> of RAM that is supposed to be better. I forget where, but I read somewhere that NVidia has a lot of fan noise problems with the <ac...

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by Mark2102
Wed Jul 30, 2003 12:18 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: EWR-MCO-EWR Continental
Replies: 2
Views: 3264

EWR-MCO-EWR Continental

Continental Airlines Flight 192 Depart <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> 12:20 <acronym title="Tropic Air (Belize)">PM</acronym> Gate 96 Arrive <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym> 2:52 <...

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by Mark2102
Tue Jul 29, 2003 11:54 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Plane Models
Replies: 3
Views: 4106

RE: Plane Models

I only know of two places in the United States. They have almost every airplane model made. You can order online from these places. <a href="http://www.airplaneshop.com" target=_blank>http://www.airplaneshop.com</a> <a href="http://www.airplanesuperstore.com" target=_blank>http://www.airplanesuperst...

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by Mark2102
Tue Jul 29, 2003 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best U.S. Airline Livery Is...................?
Replies: 28
Views: 4610

RE: Best U.S. Airline Livery Is...................?

1. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/376789/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/376789/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/9/8/7/376789.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" width="200...

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by Mark2102
Tue Jul 29, 2003 8:40 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Many Airports Have You Been Hassled By Cops?
Replies: 31
Views: 7300

RE: How Many Airports Have You Been Hassled By Cops?

Never had problems but I take my pictures in the terminals. I usually don't stand outside the airport. The cops never bothered me.

Mark

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by Mark2102
Tue Jul 29, 2003 8:12 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Good Yokes For Flight Simulator
Replies: 5
Views: 7894

Good Yokes For Flight Simulator

I am going to be getting Flight Simulator 2004 tomorrow. I want to know if anyone knows a good yoke or joystick for the game. Is it better to use a joystick or yoke with the game?

Mark

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by Mark2102
Mon Jul 28, 2003 11:50 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Picture Rejected For Badscan
Replies: 7
Views: 3007

RE: Picture Rejected For Badscan

Thanks a lot everybody. I appreciate your help. I will try what you all said.

Mark

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by Mark2102
Mon Jul 28, 2003 10:53 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Picture Rejected For Badscan
Replies: 7
Views: 3007

Picture Rejected For Badscan

I just got a new Sony DSC-F717 digital camera and took some pictures at <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> and <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym>. I submitted a picture and it got reject...

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by Mark2102
Sun Jul 27, 2003 11:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Type Of Computer Do You Have?
Replies: 42
Views: 5430

RE: What Type Of Computer Do You Have?

My desktop is an Hp P4 2.0ghz 80gb hard drive 512 RAM, 128MB Nvidia <acronym title="Tol Air Services (Puerto Rico)">TI</acronym> 4600 video card (upgraded it) and Audigy 2 sound card (upgraded). My laptop is a Sony Vaio P4 2.66ghz, 40gb, hard drive, 512 RAM, 64 <acronym title="MNG Cargo Airlines (Tu...

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by Mark2102
Sat Jul 26, 2003 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Plane U See The Most?
Replies: 76
Views: 6957

RE: What Is The Plane U See The Most?

I live about 45 minutes from EWR, so when I drive on the New Jersey Turnpike, it would be just any Continental plane. To be specific, it seems that the 738's, 752's and ERJ's pop up a lot.

Mark

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by Mark2102
Thu Jul 24, 2003 12:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Running FS2004 On A Laptop
Replies: 8
Views: 8028

RE: Running FS2004 On A Laptop

I have the same video card as you AFC_ajax00 with 64mb of RAM. It is a great video card. I have it on a Sony laptop though. It will work great. Good choice

Mark

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by Mark2102
Thu Jul 24, 2003 12:39 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: What Model Do You Have Next To Your PC
Replies: 37
Views: 15009

RE: What Model Do You Have Next To Your PC

I used to have many model airplanes near my <acronym title="Air Fiji and Continental Airways (Russian Federation)">PC</acronym>, but I built an airport about a year ago to display them better on. I have one model by my <acronym title="Air Fiji and Continental Airways (Russian Federation)">PC</acrony...

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by Mark2102
Mon Jul 21, 2003 1:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: US: Taking Pictures Inside Terminals, Allowed?
Replies: 11
Views: 2904

RE: US: Taking Pictures Inside Terminals, Allowed?

I just recently took pictures through the windows at <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> Terminal C and there were no questions raised and on my return trip I took pictures through the windows at <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy)...

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by Mark2102
Sun Jul 20, 2003 12:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sold-Out Tickets
Replies: 5
Views: 1302

Sold-Out Tickets

I am looking for some websites that sell tickets that are already sold-out through the arena directly. Does anybody know any sites that are reasonably priced and sell tickets that are sold-out already? Thanks a lot!

Mark

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by Mark2102
Sat Jul 19, 2003 12:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any DieCast Car Collectors?
Replies: 8
Views: 1556

RE: Any DieCast Car Collectors?

I am a very big collector of diecast cars. I buy mostly AutoArt and Kyosho because I like the detail and I sometimes buy Maisto. I like AutoArt and Kysoho the best because of everything opens, detailed dash, and carpeted floors. I just bought a Maybach 57 1:18 scale by AutoArt and it is my favorite ...

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by Mark2102
Sat Jul 19, 2003 12:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CD Of Your All Time Favorite Songs
Replies: 12
Views: 3114

RE: CD Of Your All Time Favorite Songs

1. Lynyrd Skynyrd-Free Bird 2. Led Zepplin- Stairway to Heaven 3. The Grateful Dead- Casey Jones 4. The Rolling Stones- Jumpin Jack Flash 5. Jimmy Hendrix- Purple Haze 6. Neil Young- Ohio 7. The Beatles- Whily my Guitar Gently Weeps 8. Pink Floys- Dark Side of the Moon 9. Mamas and Papas- California...

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by Mark2102
Mon Jan 20, 2003 1:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Funniest Moments In Simpsons
Replies: 42
Views: 2743

RE: Funniest Moments In Simpsons

My favorite is when Marge and Homer go to the fancy seafood restaurant and Homer order lobster and goes to the tank and picks one out. Homer says "I'll take that one over there." and then the waiter says"Sir, you can't have that one. That one is dead!" I always crack up when I see that or think of t...

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by Mark2102
Sat Jan 11, 2003 12:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Things Named After Your Favourite Airline
Replies: 10
Views: 1715

RE: Things Named After Your Favourite Airline

Continental Airlines Arena where the New Jersey Nets and the New Jersey Devils play in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Mark

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by Mark2102
Tue Jan 07, 2003 12:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Hassled For Taking Photos Inflight!
Replies: 52
Views: 8947

RE: Hassled For Taking Photos Inflight!

No. I mean I went in the cockpit before the flight. We were in the back of the plane so as I was getting on, I asked if I can see the cockpit for 2 minutes. As for taking pictures, I took pictures from my seat out the window during the flight without a hassle.

Mark

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by Mark2102
Tue Jan 07, 2003 12:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Please Give Some Advice On Computer Purchase
Replies: 32
Views: 2409

RE: Please Give Some Advice On Computer Purchase

You don't need to get a MAC for a DVD burner. My dad got a Toshiba Satellite 5205-S703, which does have a DVD burner. There is also a Sony that has a DVD burner I know of. I would go with Toshiba. They are very reliable and helpful. They are also cheap. I think the computer goes for around $2,400-$2...

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by Mark2102
Tue Jan 07, 2003 12:00 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Hassled For Taking Photos Inflight!
Replies: 52
Views: 8947

RE: Hassled For Taking Photos Inflight!

In July of 2002, the last time I was on an airplane, I flew CO EWR-MCO. I asked an FA if I could have a tour of the cockpit and she said yes. Then I asked the pilots if they would mind if I took picture in flight and they said I can take as many pictures as I want. On both ways, I did not have any h...

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by Mark2102
Tue Jan 07, 2003 11:56 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: I Missed The Perfect Photo Op!
Replies: 9
Views: 3252

RE: I Missed The Perfect Photo Op!

Yes I have missed a photo op. I had just landed at LAX, and we took the bus to Hertz to pick up the rented car. My parents went in to pick up the car and left my brother and I out with the luggage becuase the place was to small to leave our luggage. There was a problem that they did not have the car...

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by Mark2102
Sat Jan 04, 2003 1:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favourite City In The World?
Replies: 69
Views: 3539

RE: Your Favourite City In The World?

Orlando
Las Vegas
San Francisco
New York City

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by Mark2102
Sat Jan 04, 2003 1:37 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What Specification Is Your Computer?
Replies: 23
Views: 3412

RE: What Specification Is Your Computer?

Desktop HP Pavilion 7975 2.0 ghz P4 768MB SDRAM 80 GB hard drive DVD-ROM CD-RW 12X8X32 NVidia GeForce 2 with 32MB SDRAM 15'' f70 TFT flat screen Laptop Toshiba Satellite 5205-S503 2.0 ghz P4 Mobile 512 MB DDR RAM 40 gb hard drive DVD ROM/CD-RW combo drive extra bay slot NVidia GeForce 4 with 32 MB D...

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by Mark2102
Sat Jan 04, 2003 1:23 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Digital Camera Shops In NYC
Replies: 8
Views: 3761

RE: Digital Camera Shops In NYC

J and R. They are very reliable and I bought my camera there. They have a great selection. They are located in park row.

Mark

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by Mark2102
Sat Jan 04, 2003 1:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Touchpad Or Not?
Replies: 4
Views: 1150

RE: Touchpad Or Not?

Touchpad by far. The ball is hard to control and the clicking buttons are usually far from it. The touchpad and the buttons are near each other and the touchpad is much easier to control. My laptop came with the touchpad and is a Toshiba Satellite 5205-S503.

Mark

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