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Bad hair cut

So much for trying to save money. I got a coupon for great clips. But telling the woman I want a fade and the top to be longer than the bottom didn’t seem to help. Now,

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Backup Solutions

NAS with RAID?

Multiple external HD’s copying to each other?
Or one to the other (one direction only).

Internal HD’s copying to each other?

Wallet

I HATE thick wallets. But my “plastic card holder” is falling apart, and things fall out of it way too often (stuff fell out in between the seat and the center console in my car, which is HARD to reach).

So, thin wallet, stuff doesn’t fall out.
These seem good as they claim to be the thinnest and line their pockets with a rubber coating to prevent slipping

http://www.bigskinny.net/

Now just need to decide between bi and tri folds..

http://www.bigskinny.net/tri-fold.html
(taller cash area, which might be necessary as I travel a lot to places outside of the US with taller cash).

http://www.bigskinny.net/wallet-super-skinny-horizontal-pockets.html
http://www.bigskinny.net/multi-pocket.html
http://www.bigskinny.net/metro.html
(thinner when folded, but cash area is not as tall…)

Going with: http://www.bigskinny.net/multi-pocket.html

Dead monitors

Both of my LG Flatron L1933TR-SF stopped working. Power button just did nothing.

After searching found it was likely bad caps.

Opening these monitors was a serious pita but it turns out the both have the same bad 3 caps.

Dead Monitor?

I rebooted to scan my HD for errors and when it finished, I noticed my right monitor (http://www.lg.com/us/support-product/lg-L1933TR-SF#) was not on. I hit the power button and nothing happened. I tried plugging it into a different plug, nothing.

I need to try a known working power cord and see if that helps.

Tried a known working power cord. Nothing. Caps?

Sounds like the cap, according to: http://www.fixya.com/support/t2396522-l1933tr_sf_lg_monitor_dead_power_blue

3TB Drives

Why is the Seagate Constellation ES 3TB drive $320 while the rest are half that amount?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Productcompare.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007603%206000
03269%20600083978&IsNodeId=1&bop=And&CompareItemList=14%7C22-148-844%5E22-148-8
44-TS%2C22-136-893%5E22-136-893-TS%2C22-136-874%5E22-136-874-TS%2C22-148-747%5E
22-148-747-TS%2C22-148-901%5E22-148-901-TS

http://goo.gl/yn538