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    Logitech G920 Racing Wheel

    Item name: Logitech G920 Racing Wheel Age and condition: About 10 months. Perfect condition. Do you include packaging: Yes Warranty: Remainder of Evetech's warranty, for what it's worth Reason for selling: Impulse buy, used about 4 times, and 0 times in the last 6 months. Price: R5000...
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    Huawei B618

    Item name: Huawei B618-22d Age and condition: About 3 years? Do you include packaging: Yes Warranty: No Reason for selling: Got fibre, no longer using Price: R1500 Negotiable: Yes Location: Cape Town, Southern Suburbs Shipping or collection: Collection preferred, shipping at your cost / risk...
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    10GbE networking

    Any homelabbers here? I've got a couple of HP microservers, currently in a Docker Swarm cluster with Glusterfs for persistent storage. (though I'm thinking of playing around with other things as well.) I've been toying with the idea of getting 10GbE networking for them, to speed up the...
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    Embedded cryptominer in otherwise unsuspecting website

    So I was looking for somewhere to buy used pallets in Cape Town, and came across this website: http://palletman.co.za/ and Firefox warned me that there was cryptomining being blocked (I used NoScript anyway so it wasn't happening, but two layers of protection are better than none. On looking...
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    Financial vehicle for supporting the elderly

    So my brother and I are of the opinion that we need to start putting money aside in anticipation of having to support my parents in their retirement. They're approaching too-old-to-work and while they're not completely without pension savings, it's not enough at all. Is there some kind of...
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    Another "what car should I buy" thread

    But this time the circumstances are different. Long story short, my beloved Alfa 159 is probably going to end up stripped for spares. It's developed issues that aren't economical to repair. I now need something different. However, I have just bought a house and I'm expecting baby number 2 in...
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    How to enjoy yourself while buying local

    So I found myself toying with the idea of splurging on an X-Box Series S. It's about R7k most places I look. But then the thought occurred to me. If I spend the money, it'll just go overseas to an Evil MegaCorp (TM), further fattening the pockets of Bill Gates etc etc. While this may not be as...
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    Zuma's hasty exit from Zondo Commission a criminal offence say lawyers

    https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-11-19-jacob-zumas-hasty-exit-from-state-capture-commission-is-a-criminal-offence-say-lawyers/ As though Zuma is much concerned about criminal charges...
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    What can you actually do with cryptocurrencies?

    So I'm under the impression that there are some true believers in cryptocurrencies on this forum. I'm not dead set against them, I've just never found a way that they can be useful. There are also certain criticisms, such as the Bitcoin blockchain having carbon emissions comparable to some...
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    Anybody got a server that is idling on a Sunday morning?

    I would like to set up an instance of BigBlueButton to get a church group online. I'm anti-Zoom and BBB is open-source and works well (have seen it used with great success at PyConZA this year). It has moderately large system requirements though, and I am reluctant to shell out for a fairly...
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    Concern for mental health of a neighbour

    So I've got a fairly elderly neighbour in my block, he looks in fairly good health but I've begun to think that his mental state might not be so great. He lives alone and doesn't have any family nearby as far as I know. He wanders in and out of the complex on foot about five to eight times per...
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    Things to look for when considering a property

    Inspired by @bwana's thread on rainwater harvesting, the thought occurred to me to ask you all forumites if you have any insights on choosing a property? I am currently planning on selling my flat in Cape Town's Southern Suburbs in the hope of a free-standing house with a bit of a garden and...
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    Connecting fibre to a rural location

    So I am currently considering a property about 20km outside of Cape Town in a bit of a rural environment. Internet coverage seems to be limited to Voda or MTN 3G. Does anyone know whether it would be possible to arrange a fibre connection to a rural-ish area privately? I understand that there...
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    [Feeler] Logitech G920 racing wheel

    Logitech G920 Driving Force Racing Wheel Age and condition: 3-4 months, perfect, used only 3 times Do you include packaging: Yes Warranty: Yes (remainder of Evetech warranty, whatever that's worth) Reason for selling: Impulse buy, not really needed, other things I'd rather do with the money...
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    HP 49G+ Calculator

    For Sale/Trade Template Item name: HP 49G+ Programmable Graphing Calculator Age: Not sure. 8 or so years. Condition: Unit in good condition, cover is a bit tatty from being in a backpack. Do you include packaging: If necessary Warranty: No Reason for selling: No longer using / decluttering...
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    Lack of savings could be keeping SA trapped in its low-growth cycle

    https://www.news24.com/fin24/economy/south-africa/lack-of-savings-could-be-keeping-sa-trapped-in-its-low-growth-cycle-20200721 So while I'm a big proponent of having a good amount of personal savings, I'm not really sure about the relationship between savings and economic growth in a country...
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    [SOLD] Asus N76VZ

    Asus N76VZ notebook, 17" 1920x1080 display, i7 3610QM processor, 16GB RAM, Geforce GT650M GPU(2GB), 500GB SSD + 750GB HDD. No OS (I can install Ubuntu or some Linux variant, it came originally with Windows 8 so it has a licence built-in if you want to do that. Will work perfectly with Win10, but...
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    Advocates jeopardising measures to save lives after they question NCC, says Presidency

    Link: https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/advocates-jeopardising-measures-to-save-lives-after-they-question-ncc-says-presidency-20200505 Well I'm sorry, Mr President. I don't know what kind of Soviet Union you think we live in, but it is an inherent right of citizens in a free democracy to...
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    [SOLD] eBucks

    eBucks for sale. 18,936 available Reason for selling: Not using them Price: Make me an offer Negotiable: Yes First reasonable offer gets some or all of them. Willing to sell smaller amounts if you don't need so many. Usual procedure applies, you EFT me, once the money clears I'll transfer the...
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    Tesla battery in Australia

    So... https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-big-battery-hornsdale-australia-cost-savings/ If this thing is so successful, and is paying for itself so quickly, why doesn't Eskom get something like this, which should (in theory) reduce the need to burn diesel and whatever other "emergency reserves"...
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