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Why did the 16APSK mux at 97°W 3980H disappear?

If you have read some of my previous posts you may have discerned that I am no big fan of any of the free-to-air satellite forums out there. 1,034 more words

Consumer Alert

Some Thoughts on the Utter Hell of Air Travel - with a particular shout-out to Delta

If you do not believe in hell, you have little experience with air travel.  Unfortunately, I have such experience, lots of it.  I know painfully, horribly well the cycle of disappointment, frustration, anger, and extreme physical and mental exhaustion that is the stuff of air travel. 1,361 more words

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Here's how to find a satellite dish installer, but should you?

I suspect that most readers of this blog install and maintain their own satellite dishes, either willingly or reluctantly. Just as some people like to tweak an automobile until it’s running perfectly and exceeding the manufacturer’s specifications, some people enjoy the challenge of setting up and maintaining a satellite dish system. 548 more words

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Parents Claim Their Kids’ Hatchimals Keep Saying ‘F*ck Me’ While Sleeping [Video]

The craze this holiday season were Hatchimals. The  Furby-like toy featuring bird-like creatures that hatch from eggs, were Christmas 2016’s hottest toys. Despite being cute and fuzzy, parents have discovered that Hatchimals have been requesting sexual acts from their children!  270 more words

Hatchimal Using F Bomb

Consumer alert: Beware of 'secret shopper' emails

Extra money around the holiday season sounds great, but be aware of emails offering you a job as a secret shopper. You could end up paying in the end, instead of getting paid. 289 more words

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Fiat Chrysler Recalls 50K SUVs; Engines Could Stall

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DETROIT (CBSMiami/AP) — Fiat Chrysler issued a recall for nearly 50,000 small SUVs around the world due to an issue with the engines that could cause it to stall while being driven. 156 more words

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US agency launches investigation into Dodge Durango SUVs and Ram pickups

An estimated one million Fiat Chrysler produced vehicles are under investigation after reports of vehicles rolling away when consumers shifted their transmission to park. 136 more words