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"We were somewhere outside Barstow, on the edge of the desert, when the drugs began to take hold. I remember saying something like, 'I feel a bit lightheaded; maybe you should drive ... ' And suddenly there was a terrible roar all around us and the sky was full of what looked like huge bats, all swooping and screeching and diving around the car, which was going about a hundred miles an hour with the top down to Las Vegas. And a voice was screaming: 'Holy Jesus! What are these goddamn animals?'"

You can e-mail me at johnrudy somewhere near codeheaven.info. You can also follow me on Twitter.


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awarded  Popular Question
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revised IIS wont run a BAT File
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answered IIS wont run a BAT File
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answered Windows XP Logo Testing
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comment google apps and godaddy account
Each domain will have different MX records. You'll be entering exactly the information Google gives you -- the @ for host, the server names (make sure the trailing . is in there) and the TTL (which for me was 1 week). Do all this correctly, wait for your TTL to lapse, and Google should start sending & receiving e-mail for you.
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answered google apps and godaddy account
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comment Servers - Buying New vs Buying Second-hand
@Roy: While generally this may be true, the reality is I've personally seen well-maintained kit give up the ghost late into its warranty period. Typically what I've seen are PSUs and mobos fry. Admittedly, it's rare, but again: Is an assumed-business-critical app worth the risk? It's one thing if it's Aunt Nelly's recipe database; it's quite another if it's sales goal/planning data for a Fortune 500! :)
Nov
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comment Servers - Buying New vs Buying Second-hand
As a web developer, this is the only answer here I'd upvote. Reliability is king. Have a longer operational life and good (or preferably great) warranty support is typically way more important to me than initial hardware cost or performance. (Run the numbers: How much does being down 1 hour cost you? 2 hours? 4 hours? 12 hours? At what point does downtime outcost the price difference? What's your acceptable risk? Etc.)
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comment How do you share a hard drive between a Mac and a PC?
Does MacFUSE support R/W access to a local NTFS partition? (Specifically, a Boot Camp partition.)
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comment How to run .NET and SQL Server in USB thumbdrive?
+1 for helpful workarounds.
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comment File shares for Mac users
I'll second that. I often use my personal Mac for business needs -- I have more graphics tools on it than my Windows box, and also VPN in with it. Once VPNed in, or on the company's physical LAN, I can access any share for which I have domain privs by using "Connect to Server." Never once had an issue, and ALL of our machines are Windows-based, with no consideration ever given to "alternative" platforms.
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answered What are some pitfalls of hosting a website from home?
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answered How to run .NET and SQL Server in USB thumbdrive?