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Print Story Apple's latest MacPro and Display can cost up to $50KUSD
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By Orion Blastar (Wed Apr 01, 2020 at 10:48:15 PM EST) (all tags)
<a href="https://apple.slashdot.org/story/19/06/04/1332234/apples-top-spec-mac-pro-and-pro-display-will-cost-at-least-50000">https://apple.slashdot.org/story/19/06/04/1332234/apples-top-spec-mac-pro-and-pro-display-will-cost-at-least-50000</a>

That is enough for a small house or a car. Talk about overpriced it better mine bitcoins like crazy to get the money back.


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Print Story I get a job offer for COBOL
Technology
By Orion Blastar (Thu Mar 26, 2020 at 09:28:05 PM EST) (all tags)
I've been out of the market since 2003 due to disability. On my old resume I had listed COBOL, Ada, and other languages as I majored in computer science programming option. I worked with Mainframes. I listed COBOL because I had COBOL I and COBOL II on IBM Mainframes.

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Print Story I am busier working from home
Working life
By georgeha (Tue Mar 24, 2020 at 03:06:10 PM EST) coronavirus, WFH (all tags)
than I was when I had a cube. Where's my coronavirus additional free time?

Plus full house, allergies, risk factors and less!


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Print Story So if someone you live with works with someone who met someone who might have been exposed...
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By ObviousTroll (Mon Mar 23, 2020 at 08:48:45 PM EST) (all tags)
is that bad?

Asking for a friend. 

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Print Story All by myself
Music
By Herring (Mon Mar 23, 2020 at 12:27:56 PM EST) (all tags)
Don't wanna be
All by myself

Let's have an MFC


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Print Story I got nothing new
Cheese
By jimgon (Sun Mar 22, 2020 at 06:16:38 PM EST) (all tags)
Just checking in here for those who don’t see my posting in other places.  

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Print Story Coronavirus thoughts: protect the vulnerable for 1-2 years
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By TheophileEscargot (Mon Mar 16, 2020 at 11:04:34 AM EST) coronavirus covid-19 (all tags)
Just wanted to put my thoughts in one place.

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Print Story 2 miles short of the goal...
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By ObviousTroll (Sat Mar 14, 2020 at 07:42:08 PM EST) (all tags)
198 miles over 3 days. I was hoping for 200 but, sadly, by the time I figured out I was slightly short, it was time for dinner.

Nothing to complain about, all things considered.

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Print Story Baking and stress
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By ObviousTroll (Sat Feb 29, 2020 at 08:18:31 PM EST) (all tags)
So, on the upside I've managed to keep the weight off for 2 years now. That's 2 more years of success than I've had since college. 

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Print Story Wraith of God stuff
Fear
By Orion Blastar (Sat Feb 29, 2020 at 01:19:29 AM EST) (all tags)
A river in China turns red:
<a href="https://abcnews.go.com/International/river-china-mysteriously-turns-bloody-red-overnight/story?id=24715670">https://abcnews.go.com/International/river-china-mysteriously-turns-bloody-red-overnight/story?id=24715670</a>

This is happening across the world.

CronoVirus is catching quick and may be the 100 year pathogen that kills a majority of the population.


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