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    Ellies inverter issue with TV and monitors

    I have a 1200w Ellies inverter kit that I bought from Builders. It's a modified sine wave and works well to keep my computers and internet running during load shedding. But I noticed that my television (an old gas plasma TV) doesn't like it. It turns on an off the whole time when I try to use...
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    Pi-hole - does it replace the entire OS?

    It all seems fine, except that I also want to install Pi-VPN and was wondering if this was still possible given how I installed Pi-hole and the warning message I receive when I run the Pi-VPN install program.
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    Pi-hole - does it replace the entire OS?

    Thanks, R4ziel, as far as I can remember I just went to a terminal window and typed curl -sSL https://install.pi-hole.net | bash as per the installation instructions on the website. Did this do a full image install?
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    Pi-hole - does it replace the entire OS?

    I have just installed pi-hole on an older raspberry pi and it is working really well. Now I have led a sheltered life as a mainly Windows user and as such I think I am missing something really basic and obvious (and google is not helping me here) Before I installed pi-hole, I had some version...
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    Some advice please: career change, studying, anxiety and python

    Some thoughts, for what they are worth: Don't mention any anxiety or mental health issues. It will achieve nothing good. Do you think they will want you to hear about company problems in the interview? The same applies in reverse. Go for any and all interviews even if you feel you have no...
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    ‘Should we rather kill people?’ – Botswana defends elephant hunting decision

    Yes but it's not for the faint of heart. For one, eating human flesh can cause a particularly nasty form of dementia.
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    Decent Coffee

    It's an automatic bean to cup machine, so not sure how to measure or if this applies, but I just timed how long it takes for a shot to complete from the time the coffee starts coming out, and it does take about that long.
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    Decent Coffee

    Interesting. I have a Jura 15 bar machine that has never given me any problems and I have seen problems you describe on the cheap 3 bar machines, but never thought there could be an issue with the pressure being too high!
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    Decent Coffee

    Jacobs, or pretty much any freeze dried coffee (as opposed to spray dried)
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    Decent Coffee

    No, it is not. Chicory is what you are left with after you have a coffee enema.
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    Decent Coffee

    Blocked and reported for offensive content!! :mad:
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    Replacement Earpads for Bose QC 25 headphones

    Thanks, I did see them and will try them as a last resort (they cost about R1000 there). In the meantime I ordered a pair from some place called Cesdeals in China for $4.75. Not sure if they will ever arrive or what the quality will be like (I actually ordered 2 in case they are made from...
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    Replacement Earpads for Bose QC 25 headphones

    Does anyone know where I might be able to locally source a set of replacement earpads for my aging Bose QC 25 headphones?
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    Snorkeling trip to KZN - advice needed

    I've heard there is good snorkeling at Kosi Bay, if that helps. Might be worth looking into.
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    Snorkeling trip to KZN - advice needed

    Personally, I wouldn't snorkel at Aliwal Shoal. The reef is a few kilometers offshore and it can be a rough boat ride getting there. It is more a place for experienced scuba divers.
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