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Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 7th May 2014, 18:17
Replies: 24
Views: 4,844
Posted By Jeffers
We had a trip a few years ago arranged via Strand...

We had a trip a few years ago arranged via Strand Travel. It was very interesting but it isn't particularly cheap. Similar price to cruise ship sailing if I remember rightly.
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 7th May 2014, 18:11
Replies: 5
Views: 1,947
Posted By Jeffers
The latest in the "Assassin's Creed" series has a...

The latest in the "Assassin's Creed" series has a lot of the action aboard a ship. I've not played it myself but my son says it's good fun.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 30th August 2013, 19:45
Replies: 20
Views: 3,614
Posted By Jeffers
There's usually an option in the memory...

There's usually an option in the memory management setting to copy contacts from SIM to Phone memory or memory to SIM. You should also be able to manage the phone via your PC to keep a backup of your...
Forum: Dredgers 25th June 2013, 10:04
Replies: 5
Views: 2,261
Posted By Jeffers
I know you're being helpful, but it really isn't...

I know you're being helpful, but it really isn't good practice to put your e-mail address in a thread. Better to send a PM (personal message), can't be too careful these days!
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 25th June 2013, 10:02
Replies: 11
Views: 1,880
Posted By Jeffers
Yes, the archaeologists were the real stars, not...

Yes, the archaeologists were the real stars, not that pr*t Tony Robinson...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 25th June 2013, 10:01
Replies: 16
Views: 3,209
Posted By Jeffers
My mother used to play his records when I was...

My mother used to play his records when I was young... I must confess I didn't realise that he was still alive.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 6th June 2013, 13:19
Replies: 18
Views: 2,613
Posted By Jeffers
You can never have too many backups! I know...

You can never have too many backups!
I know some events are very unlikely, but what happens if your house burns down? Anything really vital could do with having a copy "off-site" as we used to call...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 8th April 2013, 14:38
Replies: 19
Views: 2,540
Posted By Jeffers
I've done this successfully in the past, you...

I've done this successfully in the past, you should be OK.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 21st December 2012, 16:54
Replies: 47
Views: 14,101
Posted By Jeffers
I got fed up with wastage you get with inkjet...

I got fed up with wastage you get with inkjet printers and the time and effort needed to track down cheaper, compatible cartridges. I'm not one for printing out pictures so I got myself a monochrome...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 4th June 2012, 19:36
Replies: 8
Views: 1,578
Posted By Jeffers
I had excellent accommodation as a navigating...

I had excellent accommodation as a navigating cadet On the Border Pele, as she had space for four cadets and I had it all to myself. I think I had more space than most of the officers. I know it was...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 25th March 2012, 11:12
Replies: 9
Views: 2,024
Posted By Jeffers
My desktop machine is now over three years old. I...

My desktop machine is now over three years old. I have most recently upgraded the disk drive for the Windows system to an SSD (solid state disk - looks like a disk drive to the system but has no...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 9th October 2011, 14:57
Replies: 11
Views: 2,301
Posted By Jeffers
It's in development as a successor to 7, but no...

It's in development as a successor to 7, but no release date has been announced yet, it'll probably be late next year.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 29th July 2011, 10:45
Replies: 8
Views: 2,479
Posted By Jeffers
One thing to be aware of. Make sure you use good...

One thing to be aware of. Make sure you use good quality branded DVDs/CDs for making your recovery discs. Some of the cheap ones that are available are not very reliable. Remember, once you've burned...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 16th April 2011, 07:54
Replies: 21
Views: 2,192
Posted By Jeffers
But Rod's playing banjo......

But Rod's playing banjo......
Forum: Computers and The Internet 26th March 2011, 14:50
Replies: 6
Views: 2,817
Posted By Jeffers
I've been using Google Chrome for some time now,...

I've been using Google Chrome for some time now, I reckon it's still better than Firefox or Microsoft's Explorer.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 13th January 2011, 17:09
Replies: 14
Views: 4,360
Posted By Jeffers
I think you'll find that most laptop batteries...

I think you'll find that most laptop batteries will lose their capacity to hold a charge if they're left connected to the mains constantly. I bought one for my wife, she uses it plugged in all the...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 13th January 2011, 16:48
Replies: 3
Views: 1,053
Posted By Jeffers
I'd forgotten about that section of the gallery,...

I'd forgotten about that section of the gallery, so I've uploaded a couple of pics from way back during my sea-going career.
Forum: The Engine Room 28th December 2010, 14:29
Replies: 58
Views: 10,012
Posted By Jeffers
In the IT environment where I last worked the old...

In the IT environment where I last worked the old Halon systems protecting the computer rooms had been replaced by an "Inergen" based setup (more info here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inergen )....
Forum: Computers and The Internet 28th December 2010, 13:50
Replies: 14
Views: 3,385
Posted By Jeffers
Can you access the internet via the Microsoft...

Can you access the internet via the Microsoft browser, Internet Explorer? That's certain to be on your machine, as it comes bundle with Windows. Once you're online you can search for a solution to...
Forum: Other International Navies 28th December 2010, 13:40
Replies: 32
Views: 7,332
Posted By Jeffers
(Jester) Although, to give him his due, he does...

(Jester)
Although, to give him his due, he does use one full stop. The rest of it is pretty incomprehensible....
Forum: The Radio Room 20th December 2010, 06:38
Replies: 39
Views: 5,193
Posted By Jeffers
Seeing this post I realised that it's now just...

Seeing this post I realised that it's now just over 42 years since I joined the Cape Howe in South Shields, 4 days before my 17th birthday....

Where does the time go???

I've just had to work...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 16th October 2010, 22:06
Replies: 11
Views: 2,248
Posted By Jeffers
I too would be sceptical about being offered a...

I too would be sceptical about being offered a "free" upgrade. Not something that Microsoft are known for.
Windows 7 is very good, quite an improvement over Vista. I've upgraded two of my computers...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 14th October 2010, 20:17
Replies: 20
Views: 2,323
Posted By Jeffers
That's that way, string 'em along without letting...

That's that way, string 'em along without letting them near your machine.... as you say, while they're talking to you they can't be trying to entice some other, possibly more gullible, person.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 28th August 2010, 09:40
Replies: 13
Views: 4,613
Posted By Jeffers
The latest version is 9.3.4 Maybe you should...

The latest version is 9.3.4
Maybe you should try an update, that might clean it up?
Forum: Royal Navy 12th June 2010, 11:22
Replies: 9
Views: 6,426
Posted By Jeffers
Fascinating stuff, didn't we have a lot of ships...

Fascinating stuff, didn't we have a lot of ships in those days! I see my old ship the Olwen was there, I was aboard when she was part of the Prince of Wale's investiture event in '69.
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