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ardichoke · Buttes Master B · Icrontian

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  • Re: Detroit's streetcar: QLine

    Red Smoke without having to find parking in Greektown? Yes plz.

    AlexDeGruven
  • Re: Cars you've owned throughout the years

    @GHoosdum said:

    @ardichoke said:
    How does one accidentally purchase a brand new car (which I am very jealous of, love the Volt almost as much as the Tesla Model S)

    I basically made a starting offer to the dealership, expecting to have about $2000 of negotiating room from my offer up to what I was willing to pay, and they accepted my initial offer. I ended up getting the car for 25,500 net of tax and trade-in (trade in was valued at 2K, which was basically equal to the taxes). So, after the 7500 tax credit, I ended up being at 18K out of pocket for the Volt.

    Ultimately, I think it's a really good value, and they struck a decent balance between electric range and gasoline backup. We've put 4000 miles on the car since we bought it, and only filled up the ~9 gallon gas tank four times.

    Damn. That seems like a hell of a deal. Isn't the sticker price north of 30k? I'd take that deal in a heartbeat.

    GHoosdum
  • Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly codenamed NX) and mobile gaming

    http://www.theverge.com/2017/3/1/14778316/nintendo-switch-cartridge-taste-test-dont-lick-it

    I'm calling it, the Switch will be a failure. No console with bad tasting cartridges can survive in the modern era. Breaks immersion.

    Cliff_ForsterTushonUPSLynxRahnalH102GHoosdum
  • Re: Change your passwords, major issue with cloudflare security "oops"

    Don't rely on lists to determine what passwords you should change. Unless you know for a fact that the site doesn't use Cloudflare, just change your password (and add 2 factor auth, if it's available.... I know I've been beating that dead horse for years)

    _k
  • Re: Avatar problem

    @Linc said:

    @primesuspect said:
    It can't be adblocking. It's literally only your avatar. A lot of people use gravatars but it's only your icon that is messing up.

    On this site? Who?

    My latest theory is that Gravatar's caching had a derp and some of you are auto-connecting to that derped server. If that's the case it should resolve itself in whatever timeframe their cache breaks.

    Doubtful, it has been like this for days here (I just assumed you changed your avatar). I also just checked it in Chrome on my workstation, which has no plugins and I have never used to visit Icrontic so there is no way that anything was cached in it... I get the green-faced red background avatar thingy there as well. Something much more odd is up.

    Edit to say, I'm not saying it's definitely not a bad Gravatar CDN node or something like that, but all indications point to it not just resolving itself at a cache timeout. I doubt Gravatar has a multi-day long caches.

    GnomeQueen