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    WATCH: Carjacker steals vehicle in two minutes

    I'd love to know too. There have been a few videos of this generation of polo being stolen pretty quickly so clearly there is a vulnerability that is being exploited.
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    WATCH: Carjacker steals vehicle in two minutes

    I'd love to know too. There have been a few videos of this generation of polo being stolen pretty quickly so clearly there is a vulnerability that is being exploited.
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    Online alcohol sales crackdown needed in South Africa - Prof Charles Parry

    Wow, the government is going after the big crimes now...
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    Easiest way to start with running Virtual Machines?

    Proxmox is a great Type 1 hypervisor and Virtualbox is good for Type 2 hypervisor.
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    Joule Energy Solutions batteries - yay or nay?

    After about three years, my Royal 12v 100ah battery is kaput. Takealot have the Joule Energy Solutions - Gel Battery - 100Ah for R2355 and the spec sheet looks very impressive. Does anyone have experience with these batteries? We are emigrating in 6 months so we just need something to keep the...
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    Cool Ideas Fibre ISP – Feedback Thread 4

    My connection was down for 19 minutes in Kenilworth. Any idea what caused it?
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    Cool Ideas Fibre ISP – Feedback Thread 4

    Anyone else offline in/near Kenilworth, CT on Octotel?
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    SA smart plugs that can be flashed with Tasmota

    Has anyone disassembled a CBi Astute Smart Plug to see what microcontroller it uses?
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    Eskom buying R14 billion battery storage for renewables

    R14b later, Eskom has 2 x 100ah batteries and a Mecer inverter.
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    Constant disconnects on Cool Ideas Octotel

    I had the exact same issues on Octotel in Kenilworth. Octotel eventually came out, replaced my ONT and all has been fine since then. I have no idea how that made such a big difference but it might be worth asking Octotel to do the same for you. I noticed that the replacement ONT is a newer...
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    SSD purchase

    Have a look on Takealot and Carbonite.
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    Complex Levies - What are you paying?

    Wow, that seems very steep. I live in a block of 21 flats in the Southern Suburbs of CT. We pay +-R1800/month in levies which excludes water and electricity but it does include 24/7 monitored CCTV and armed response. Our body corp took the approach of charging higher monthly levies to lower...
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    Cool Ideas Fibre ISP – Feedback Thread 4

    PON and ALM lights just went red on my ONT. I'm with Octotel in Kenilworth in CT. Anyone else out? Just logged #COOL-20210728-735361. @TheRoDent any idea what's going on? It sounds like a few people in my block are out. Update: We're back online.
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    Sell or rent out apartment

    There are a few funds on the Allan Gray Offshore Platform that do >8%PA. This is one of them.
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    Sell or rent out apartment

    I have a property worth roughly R1.6m that I plan to sell when we emigrate. It's a 3 bedroom apartment in Cape Town that would probably get me R10k/month rent. After estate agent fees (R750), levies (R2k) and rates (R1k), I'd take home roughly R6k AND would have to worry about the **** that...
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    Cool Ideas Fibre ISP – Feedback Thread 4

    Any update/insights into this?
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    Cool Ideas Fibre ISP – Feedback Thread 4

    Anyone else having issues on Octotel in the Southern Suburbs? My PPPoE connection has died twice this morning - once at 08:43 and again at 10:41.
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    UCT launches first university-based online high school in South Africa – pricing and details

    I'd be pretty surprised if the people who were looting shops knew how to orchestrate a DDoS attack...
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    Frogfoot Port Elizabeth

    EDIT: Scratch that, not a FF issue.
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