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  • Abandoned Railways.?

    Does anyone in the Dallas-Fort Worth area know of any abandoned rail lines within 50 to 60 Miles that still have their rails and cross-ties still in place?

    I've seen several videos of "rail-bikes" and it has piqued my interests in trying it, if there is such a rail bed within the above mentioned distance.

    3 AnswersRail9 months ago
  • Caller ID?

    What's the use of having caller ID to screen one's phone calls when there are so many 'spoofed' phone numbers out there?

    3 AnswersLand Phones5 years ago
  • Adobe Player Question, 'Sandbox' etc.?

    Lately when I m on the internet I have an Adobe Player pop up box that keeps showing me things like this:

    SecurityError: Error #2060: Security sandbox violation: ExternalInterface caller https://s.yimg.com/rx/builds/5.350.0.1439599774/as... cannot access <unknown>.

    at flash.external::ExternalInterface$/_evalJS()

    at flash.external::ExternalInterface$/call()

    at com.yahoo.util::JSBridge/sendEvent()

    at com.yahoo.player.service::HTMLVideoAPI/dispatchDOMEvent()

    at com.yahoo.player.service::HTMLVideoAPI/dispatch()

    at com.yahoo.player.service::HTMLVideoAPI/onLoadFirstFragment()

    at org.robotlegs.base::EventMap/routeEventToListener()

    at MethodInfo-444()

    at flash.events::EventDispatcher/dispatchEventFunction()

    at flash.events::EventDispatcher/dispatchEvent()

    at org.robotlegs.mvcs::Actor/dispatch()

    at com.yahoo.player.model::PlayerModel/onHLSFragLoadBegin()

    at flash.events::EventDispatcher/dispatchEventFunction()

    at flash.events::EventDispatcher/dispatchEvent()

    at org.mangui.HLS::HLS/dispatchEvent()

    at org.mangui.HLS.streaming::FragmentLoader/sendEvent()

    at org.mangui.HLS.streaming::FragmentLoader/fragEventHandler()

    at org.mangui.HLS.streaming::FragmentObserver/handleEvent()

    at org.mangui.HLS.parsing::Fragment/load()

    at org.mangui.HLS.parsing::Level/loadFragment()

    at org.mangui.HLS.streaming::FragmentLoader/load()

    at org.mangui.HLS.streaming::FragmentLoader/loadFragment()

    at org.mangui.HLS.streaming::FragmentLoader/loadNextFragment()

    at org.mangui.HLS.streaming::HLSNetStream/loadFragment()

    at org.mangui.HLS.streaming::HLSNetStream/readBuffer()

    at org.mangui.HLS.streaming::HLSNetStream/flushBufferOnDisplaySizeChange()

    at org.mangui.HLS::HLS/flushBufferOnDisplaySizeChange()

    at com.yahoo.player.controller::VideoViewResizeCommand/doBufferFlushAndSwitch()

    at com.yahoo.player.controller::VideoViewResizeCommand/execute()

    at org.robotlegs.base::CommandMap/execute()

    at org.robotlegs.base::CommandMap/routeEventToCommand()

    at MethodInfo-507()

    at flash.events::EventDispatcher/dispatchEventFunction()

    at flash.events::EventDispatcher/dispatchEvent()

    at com.yahoo.player.view::VideoViewMediator/videoViewResized()

    Any ideas what this crapfest is all about?

    2 AnswersOther - Internet5 years ago
  • What's with all the different production company names in the opening credits?

    I've noticed this for some time now: In the opening credits (even for major studios) a lot of different names for film productions, names like...oh, say "Busted Shoelace Films", "Clean Sock Productions", "In Cooperation With Nosepick Films". But I never see the same name twice.

    So, what's the deal? Is it the same group of people? I'm beginning to think this is some sort of tax-dodge. Any ideas?

    2 AnswersMovies5 years ago
  • Two questions (USB and using USB on a hard drive)?

    Two questions here.

    1. I have a couple of 'dead' computers with IDE drives and the like. If I pull the hard drives (lots of pictures and other files I would like to copy to my current computer) and use a adapter cable that goes from the hard drive to a USB port will it work? I've since found out that the voltage on the USB port may not be enough to run a hard drive from a computer. Any input on this?

    2. Is USB 2.0 upwardly compatible with USB 3.0?

    3 AnswersAdd-ons5 years ago
  • Fewest cars?

    After watching last night's "BIG ONE" I was just wondering what is the fewest number of cars to finish a NASCAR race?

    3 AnswersNASCAR5 years ago
  • Software for Advanced Home Weather Stations.?

    I've been researching advanced home weather stations (ok...ok...so I'm a gadget nerd!) such as Accurite, Davis and others. I'm primarily interested in the units that have a USB for connection to a desktop computer.

    However, after looking at the specs for the accompanying software, it calls out Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista. Only one of these stations even mentions Windows 8 (not 8.1).

    Do any of you readers think that the software would be upwardly compatible with Windows 8.1? Or would the software be as useless as the steam off of a free lunch?

    1 AnswerSoftware5 years ago
  • How long should a novel be?

    I'm working on a novel and I already have about 75,000 words committed to the work. I suspect the entire thing will be about 100,000 words.

    Should I go back and pare it down into something more compact?

    2 AnswersBooks & Authors5 years ago
  • Absolute zero...is there an absolute maximum temperature?

    Most of us here know that absolute zero is −459.67°. But is there and absolute maximum temperature.

    My line of thought: At a given extreme temperature that the level of energy would be so high that it would reduce the atom to its fundamental particles. (Muons, gluons, gamma, beta, etc.)

    So.....is there an absolute maximum temperature?

    5 AnswersPhysics5 years ago
  • Audo on YouTube?

    I recently downloaded Windows 8.1. Now, when I go to YouTube there's no audio. There's not even the little speaker icon on the pop up tool bar at the bottom of the YouTube screen.

    Any ideas as to what is wrong? Any idea how to cure it?

    1 AnswerYouTube6 years ago
  • Tom Green county?

    For all you in Texas that have studied history. Tom Green county has that one narrow strip of land reaching out about 20 miles from the rest of the county. Why?

    2 AnswersOther - Politics & Government7 years ago
  • Who was the first black man to play in the NFL?

    Most of us know that Jackie Robinson was the first black man to play professionally in major league baseball. Who was the first black man to play professional football in the NFL?

    1 AnswerFootball (American)7 years ago
  • I've a question about connection speed & the IE7 security patch.?

    I downloaded the latest IE 7 security patch and all went well. However, in the three days since I've noticed that my connection speed has dropped significantly (dial up....ok! ok! so I'm a cheap skinflint!). The day after my speed dropped from 52.0 kbps to 31.2 kbps. The second day my speed was back up to normal (52.0 kbps). Then today I've logged off and back on several times and have connection speeds from 32.0 down to 24.1 kbps. Did that download from Microsoft do something to my settings or is there some other cause?

    1 AnswerSecurity1 decade ago
  • First man made lake.?

    When in the annals of history and archaeology do we find the first man made lake? (Not a pond, not puddle...but a LAKE!).

    3 AnswersAnthropology1 decade ago
  • PPS addition to XP Home edition.?

    I have Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition on my computer. While it did include Word and Excel it did NOT include Powerpoint.

    Now, a couple of years down the road, I find a need for Powerpoint. I looked at Best Buy but all they had was bundled software packages of XP Student, Home, Home Office, etc.

    Does anyone know if any of the electroinc stores sell just the Powerpoint package? I hate to shell out bucks for stuff I've already got on my machine.

    Any worthy advise will be greatly appreciated.

    1 AnswerSoftware1 decade ago
  • The intro and outro for Jericho?

    First, I KNOW this is rampantly trivial but I would still like to know.

    In the teasers for Jericho you can hear morse code. Being an old brass pounder I can pick out a few letters but the voice over drowns out other parts of it with his incessant prattling.

    Anyone out there that can pick out the morse code and tell me what it is?

    1 AnswerDrama1 decade ago
  • Why does no one understand this joke!?!?!?!?!?

    Rene Descartes is in Paris, France. He stops at an outdoor bistro for a lunch.

    The waiter asks, "Would you like some wine sir?"

    Descartes answers, "I think not."

    Whereupon he promptly disappears!

    18 AnswersJokes & Riddles1 decade ago