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    Attesting a foreign qualification...

    Hi there fellow forumites. I have a British qualification, which I need to have attested in order to get my employment VISA for the UAE. What is the process to follow? Is there an agency that I can make use of, or is it advised to follow the process myself? Just to clarify, I am South...
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    I'm getting my first car tomorrow!!!!! Woohoo!!

    So anyway, I'm taking delivery of my very first new car. Though, not my first car, I'm very excited to pick my car up tomorrow. What was your first (new) car-buying experience like? :D
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    May be expecting too much of android. Or am I?

    I have been lucky to have used the Apple Appstore in the past. Now I have purchased my mother an ebook off the Appstore that is an extended ebook. That is, it not only has the obligatory text, but also flash video (detailing the method of cooking). Now having used a recipe from that book, I...
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    You won't believe this... if you're interested..

    Hi guys, I have been hearing a very promising call during the day... a fish eagle. Not only that, but was hearing (every now and then) weird calls at night. A jackal. Today turned into a huge surprise. I spotted the fish eagle roughly 80m from my house at 13:15 (roughly). However, by...
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    Finding a suitable lens for the birdies and things? Losing my mind!!

    I am losing my mind. I have a Nikon D3000 + 18-55 ED II (generation before the VR) lens. Where I stay, I have thousands of awesome birdies everywhere. Red bishops, yellow thingeys, hornbills, Kestrels, owls etc. When I see them feeding their chicks, and scrummaging for food, I always grab...
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    In conclusion to the D3000 vs 1000D thread

    The time is now... I am making a purchase this Saturday - so it really is the final lap.. Considering all things equal (that is the 'feel of it in one's hand')... Lens prices... Lens compatibility... Which one should I get? I'm scared of the lens compatibility of the Nikon.. and...
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    1000D vs. D3000 for newbie

    Hi guys, As my birthday is coming up, I am interested in getting my first SLR camera. My budget is about R5500, so naturally, I would consider the best for that price. In light of that, I am looking at the 1000D and D3000. I understand both are very, very good. Now I have looked at...
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    Need a little help on ASP.NET 2.0

    Hi Guys, First off, I have hardly has ANY ASP.NET dev behind me in 2 years (in fact I'd say none). But I have hit a wall with a dropdownlist custom validation.. Firstly, I don't want to use the visual pane, I would prefer to work in the code.. You see, I have a gridview with 3 columns...
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    So you have MW2, wanna play? How's MP?

    Okay so the MP isn't that bad. I recon we should post our player nics so we could create an SA private game. That should almost guarantee 'best scenario' pings. Overall the MP is awesome fun. My connection is ~570k Wimax. Normally with US servers, I get 2 or 3/5 bars. Not bad at all...
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    NNTP on Screamer?

    Hi guys. The techs came out today and got the Wimax installed. Running nicely, no problems. :) However, I cannot for the life of me download through either IS, nor SAIX news servers !! Can anyone help me with the settings? :(
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    Screamer phoning

    Hi guys, I would just like to know a few things; 1) I currently have a Telkom number. Can I port my number across to Screamer? (Theoretically, it should be no problem - the law allows it now) 2) Can I connect to Saix news server? /annoying thread starter off :o :)
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    How you can save some money with Windows 7 purchases..

    Hi guys. Just found this: How to do a clean install with upgrade versions So you may purchase upgrades and do a clean install !!! NOTE: A previous legit, activated copy Windows is required.. :)
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    Blu-ray through PC...

    Hi peeps here's a conundrum; I have a PS3.. I have a veeery nice set of headphones.. I would like to watch a bluray title through my PS3, onto my PC and through my Headphones I know about the audio stuff, so here's my question. If I purchase a Xonar HDAV 1.3, will I be able to convert...
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    And this is why Nvidia needs a class action up its @$$ !!

    :mad: Nvidia has decided to block the use of an nvidia-gpu for physx, when a non-nvidia gpu is detected in the system. So. If you own a Radeon 4870X2 (Display card) and a Nvidia GTX260 (Physx) - you outta luck. More on this: HardOCP Should Nvidia be told to shove its GPUs up its...
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    What do you look at when purchasing a system?

    Ok, here's some thought provoking questions.. When looking at purchasing components, giving a limited budget, what components (in order of importance) do you concentrate on? Such as; 1) Motherboard. Spend money on the most important component, 2) Processor. Important, but not as...
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    Best DDR3 Dual Channel, matched RAM for Rx..

    Hi there, I have about R1000~ so spend on the best possible ram for my DDR3 mobo. I would like 4GB matched modules. My motherboard is an MSI 790FX-GD70. I would just like a quote on the fastest, matched 4GB DDR3 ram for R1000~. Please? Otherwise I have to go for el cheapos.. :o
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    If anyone is interested..

    Hi guys, I was reading the latest copy of Popular Mechanics, when I came across an advert reffering to National Geographic. There is a course available in Cape Town at a cost of roughly R700 (don't have the magazine in front of me). I though I would just let you guys know.. BTW...
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    Gigabyte motherboard

    AMD AM3 790GX motherboard... Hi there, Can someone offer me a quote on the following (if you are unable to find all three, just quote on the ones you can - listed in order of preference): (1) MSI 790GX-G65, (2) GA-MA790GPT-UD3H, and (3) ASUS M4A78T-E. Thank you. Regards, iD.
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    Testing of Java packages and such..

    I feel so lost. :( I have never developed with Java, and now am supposed to create Webservices for a Website bla bla bla.. So here's my code (for now - just to see how things look): How do I test the above testapp.java package in Eclipse? Like in Visual Studio had 'build' and I...
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    Help with Excel..

    Hi guys, I desperately need your assistance with this; I have an excel file with the following: 1 | House | Dogs | x 2 | Cottage | Cats | My problem is, that I need the above to look like this: "1", "House", "Dogs", "x" "2", "Cottage", "Cats", " " The excel file has 14640...
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