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  1. Mark (Basspig) Weiss

    Best Countries to Visit?

    A few years back, we went to Hyannis and took a boat out up the coast to see the whales. I filmed this video of the whales breaching:
  2. Mark (Basspig) Weiss

    Favorite pillow?

    My favorite pillow is the feather pillow I bought in 1962. I had it til about 2000. My wife threw it out because it had perspiration stains. I've bought other feather pillows since 2000, some as costly as $70, but none were really soft, nor had enough feathers inside, nor the right type. I...
  3. Mark (Basspig) Weiss

    Best Countries to Visit?

    Without a doubt, Japan. Delicious and healthy food, courteous, respectful people, clean cities, breathtaking countryside, efficient public transit, tons of hi-fi shops! Was there in 2017 in an exploratory to move. Met with Kenji Hosoi at Kenrick Sound in Nagahara for four hours. Lots of...
  4. Mark (Basspig) Weiss

    How do you get rid of that smoky smell?

    I recommended an ozone generator to my daughter's piano teacher. She'd bought a house recently and it smelled of mold and cigarettes. She was amazed how effective it was at clearing up odors.
  5. Mark (Basspig) Weiss

    What situation are you most worried about?

    4 AM SWAT team raid. (Always a problem when you're $70K behind on property taxes and not on good terms with the tax collector).
  6. Mark (Basspig) Weiss

    UDP-203 Network File Tree Question

    Linksys hasn't updated this router in over a year. I've been waiting for new firmware that would support modern hard drives, but alas, they are stuck in the 1990s with only MBR support. So no firmware updates have happened.
  7. Mark (Basspig) Weiss

    DLNA Server and UDP-203: Navigation Changed and became too complex

    When I first set up my UDP-203 in April, and a DLNA server on one of the Linksys 3200ACM routers, navigating to "network" menu was simple and easy. I'd select Network and then my DLNA server would show up as a yellow penguin icon. I'd click that, and it'd got to the Media drive and I'd only have...
  8. Mark (Basspig) Weiss

    UDP-203 Network File Tree Question

    It seems odd that the folder structure would change on its own. And maybe Oppo should consider programming some sort of shortcut button, perhaps the number buttons, to jump to various alphabet letters in the folder, for large folders. Say, pressing '5' takes you to the 'M' titles and '9' takes...
  9. Mark (Basspig) Weiss

    UDP-203 Network File Tree Question

    That's pretty much how his file tree works, but it doesn't explain why mine changed without warning from a simple, easy to navigate structure, into a complex, many levels deep, nested structure. It also doesn't explain why the icon disappeared from the SMB server device. I don't know if this is...
  10. Mark (Basspig) Weiss

    UDP-203 Network File Tree Question

    When I first got my UDP-203, using the DLNA server built into my Linksys WRT3200ACM router, the server drive would show up as a Penguin icon similar to LINUX's icon and opening that would take me right to the media drive, very few nesting levels. Something happened after a couple of weeks in...
  11. Mark (Basspig) Weiss

    HOW I GOT A $15,000 4k PROJECTOR FOR $6500

    If it's got flying creatures, I am sure my daughter will like it. She's a big Gamera fan and former Toothless fan.
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    HOW I GOT A $15,000 4k PROJECTOR FOR $6500

    I met a guy in my daughter's Taekwondo class who told me about that book in 2015. He has an autistic son and found that a lot of the behavior problems were mitigated by going off wheat products. LOL, I won "best read of the week"!
  13. Mark (Basspig) Weiss

    HOW I GOT A $15,000 4k PROJECTOR FOR $6500

    I'll suggest that new Bladerunner moving to my wife--she's the one who buys the American flicks--I only buy anime. I'm working hard to minimize the negativity in my life. I think that cancer is the body's way of saying "life is hopeless" and giving up. That's why traveling, eating good food and...
  14. Mark (Basspig) Weiss

    HOW I GOT A $15,000 4k PROJECTOR FOR $6500

    I have the original 1980 Blade Runner, but I heard the new remake was awful so I steered clear of it. U-571 has lots of explosions, but that soundtrack almost ended our marriage! The wife did not appreciate it at all. She bought Gravity last year on BD, but I should tell her about the 3D...
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    HOW I GOT A $15,000 4k PROJECTOR FOR $6500

    My favorite 4K flicks lately are the ones I shot with my wife's Phantom 4 Pro v2.0 drone from DJI. Lately, we're seeing a lot of blue in our aerial videos and that's because of all the tarps covering damaged houses (we had tornadoes come through here on May 18). The only two Ultra HD titles we...

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