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IT is spreading.....

Jan 21, 2017 11:37AM PST

TheRUMP has a Facebook account AND he's listed as "public figure" AND you can even go "shopping" there....

I guess he needs something to fall back on...

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(NT) Babble again? Or link to what you're talking about?
Jan 21, 2017 12:29PM PST
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RE: Or link to what you're talking about?
Jan 21, 2017 12:33PM PST

I don't provide links to facebook accounts...

You used to rebuild computers...even imported computers...the ones that were easier to replace than repair...

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PS...just incase "this part" goes over your head TONI
Jan 21, 2017 12:48PM PST
You used to rebuild computers...even imported computers...the ones that were easier to replace than repair...

And you don't know how to find "Donald J. Trump on Facebook"...YOU are NOT a GEEK.

Does that "unbabble" my 'babble"?
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Actually, you're wrong as usual
Jan 21, 2017 1:01PM PST

The computers I repaired or even rebuild (update with more ram, new mobo, replace a sound card, etc) WERE easier to work on and far less expensive AT THAT TIME to repair/upgrade. Now that most pcs are 'all in one units' where the entire computer is a monitor only with keyboards and mice that need no connections or laptops built pretty much the same way with touch mice built in or Ipads that swipe with touch screens, replacement is almost always the ONLY option because replacement of the entire thing is far cheaper than repairs, even if it's only the backlight that goes out on the screen.

If I were to build an entire computer from scratch, including the tower case in 2000, I could do it all, including the Windows operating system, for around $600.....a few short years later, pcs flooded the market with OEM software included for under $300 new, and custom builds and repairs became obsolete except for extreme gamers.

A lot of the older IDE or SATA 500+GB harddrives that I removed from those systems were wiped clean and are now being used as external storage devices using adapters that hook up to USB ports. I use old floppy drives the same way so I can still get use out of floppy disks I still have around. It won't be too long before even DVD drives are no longer included in new pcs or laptops because flash drives are so inexpensive now....I still have my original one that is only 512MB that I got as a gift from a friend (deceased now) who paid over $200 for it because it was such a 'technical advance' device. It's so small that you can't even begin to make a 'restore/recovery' disk for new computers using it....you need a minimum of 17GB (and most USB flash drives are 16GB so they are useless as well because you have to jump to a 32GB drive instead, which wastes all the rest of the space on that drive). "New" technology isn't always 'better'.........

As for your 'I don't post links to facebook' garbage.....IF you are going to post a message/babble ABOUT a facebook page, you should be prepared to PROVE what you're babbling about, JP. Otherwise, as you are quick to state in here....SHUT YOUR CAKEHOLE.

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Jan 21, 2017 1:19PM PST
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RE:If I were to build an entire computer from scratch,
Jan 21, 2017 1:29PM PST
If I were to build an entire computer from scratch, including the tower case in 2000, I could do it all, including the Windows operating system, for around $600.....a few short years later, pcs flooded the market with OEM software included for under $300 new, and custom builds and repairs became obsolete except for extreme gamers.

So you want to spend hundreds more for something MADE IN AMERICA that in 2 years won't be able to handle the advances made in technology.

SUCKER?

Isn't part of "QUALITY" how long something lasts/is useful?

IF/WHEN technology makes something obsolete WHY pay for looks?

RE: "New" technology isn't always 'better'.........

Said the person that can't/won't find Trump on Facebook....
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"cant/won't find Trump on Facebook"
Jan 21, 2017 1:39PM PST

And how many times over the years have YOU refused to use an Internet search engine to find information that you demanded I provide a link for, JP? Hypocritical lecture? Yep.....

You want me to read something? Provide the link for "SHUT YOUR CAKEHOLE".......

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So you don't want to talk about
Jan 21, 2017 9:08PM PST

How technology is making it cheaper to throw things away rather than repair them.

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not made cheaper as more...
Jan 22, 2017 8:36AM PST

...difficult to repair them.

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So where is all the outrage from
Jan 22, 2017 11:59AM PST

the environmentalists about the landfills that are filling up with 'technology' that gets tossed to the curb?

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RE:So where is all the outrage from
Jan 22, 2017 12:25PM PST

Do you have curbside recycling in your neck of the woods?

I do...I do what I can.

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(NT) As usual, a non answer
Jan 22, 2017 3:42PM PST
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With your response
Jan 22, 2017 8:04PM PST

there are now 2 non-answers....more waste of technology/bandwith?

Are you still on dial-up?

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Do more
Jan 23, 2017 11:25AM PST

Send all new answers by letter to CNET and let them input.

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PS...RE: "public figure"
Jan 21, 2017 12:30PM PST

PFOTUS?

Is that a downgrade or and upgrade from POTUS?

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