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Saying goodbye to old friends...........

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by safariknut, Dec 8, 2012.

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  1. Have decided to retire my computer to the trash heap due to way too many problems with it.Won't be getting another as they are too much of a pain.
    Have enjoyed posting on here and talking with old friends and meeting new ones but it is time to move on.
    This post will probably drop out of sight rather quickly so take care to those of you who read this and have a Merry Christmas.

    Sincerely
    Ray Smith
     
  2. titus
    Joined: Dec 6, 2003
    Posts: 5,062

    titus
    Member

    Youll come back!

    And i dont think this post will drop out of sight because i feel your a well-known and liked hamber!

    TITUS
     
  3. tfeverfred
    Joined: Nov 11, 2006
    Posts: 15,793

    tfeverfred
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    Your computer broke, so you aren't going to fix it? We live in tech world. Pay the piper. I've got a feeling you'll be back.

    Oh, wait...... you can't read this. Never mind.
     
  4. Jalopy Joker
    Joined: Sep 3, 2006
    Posts: 25,485

    Jalopy Joker
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    Wow - likely plenty of computer geeks on here that could help work you through the computer problems. maybe take a break for a while. hope ya change your mind.
     

  5. jerry
    Joined: Mar 2, 2001
    Posts: 3,474

    jerry
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    Take care of yourself!

    Hope you have a very Merry Christmas!


    jerry
     
  6. pimpin paint
    Joined: May 31, 2005
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    pimpin paint
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    from so cal

    Ditto that, and thanx for all your pin posts over the years:)

    '' Humpty Dumpty was pushed ''
     
  7. Don's Hot Rods
    Joined: Oct 7, 2005
    Posts: 8,319

    Don's Hot Rods
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    from florida

    Bet within 3 months you are buying another one.........these things are addictive ! :D

    Last couple I have bought were remans from the local computer discount store , Comp USA. About $ 200 and you get a new tower, keyboard, and mouse, just use your old monitor as they never really go bad. They work every bit as good as a brand new one and with all the viruses I get I can just toss one after a few years and buy another one cheap.

    Just a thought.

    Don
     
  8. 48fordnut
    Joined: Nov 4, 2005
    Posts: 3,847

    48fordnut
    ALLIANCE MEMBER

    Love my morning fix of Hamb, and eggs. Great stuff. I'm not computer savy, can't post pics, but I have friends that keep mine going.
     
  9. Hackerbilt
    Joined: Aug 13, 2001
    Posts: 6,245

    Hackerbilt
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    Yeah...don't go quittin' on us!

    The newer a computer is the better it is...faster and less likely to give trouble.
    Just get a new one and keep hanging out! :D
     
  10. 49ratfink
    Joined: Feb 8, 2004
    Posts: 17,936

    49ratfink
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    from California

    where will you get your porn?
     
  11. Damn.... beat me to it!
     
  12. cmon Ray reconsider! You are going to miss us.
     
  13. I went an entire weekend without internet once.
    I was amazed how much I missed it.
    I think you'll be back too.
    I hope so
     
  14. I haven't been on here in my computer in months. Just get a good phone! Way easier and no tech problems at all :)


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  15. slammed
    Joined: Jun 10, 2004
    Posts: 8,152

    slammed
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    Dude, the FNG'z will go away. You'll be back. You'll see.
     
  16. I take it you had some problems..........

     
  17. I gave up on the H.am.b once too. IT WAS THE WORST 20MINUTES OF MY LIFE!
    just get a powerbook or a tablet and hang around.
     
  18. No.... Say it ain't so!

    Someone buy Ray an IPad for Christmas. We don't want to lose him.



    .
     
  19. Go to the Library! I know how you feel. All this Tech crap! Anyway don't give in we need all the old farts we can get.
     
  20. Malarky
    Joined: Oct 23, 2009
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    Malarky
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    Can I have your printer?
     
  21. 117harv
    Joined: Nov 12, 2009
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    117harv
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    HAMBer 456 giving up:eek: Shane come back!
     
  22. flatford39
    Joined: Dec 3, 2006
    Posts: 2,686

    flatford39
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    Do you have all the reinstallation CD's?? If you do all you need to do is format (erase everything and start over) your computer and reinstall the software. You will be starting at ground zero but that's where you started when you bought it. Formatting will wipe out all the problems in your registry where I suspect your problem is at. I just did to my old computer and I am setting it up in the shop and trying to set up a wireless network so I can have access to the internet while I am out there without coming into the house.
     
  23. Aw, come on, nobody likes a quitter!:eek:
     
  24. young'n'poor
    Joined: Jan 26, 2006
    Posts: 1,280

    young'n'poor
    Member
    from Anoka. MN

    If this is what you want then I wish you good luck and hope you have a merry Christmas! If you are just at wits end with all this digital crap, maybe someone near you can Get your computer going strong again.


    Posted from the TJJ App for iPhone & iPad
     
  25. flatheadpete
    Joined: Oct 29, 2003
    Posts: 9,951

    flatheadpete
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    from Burton, MI

    He'll be back. Can't imagine the hamb without Ray.....
     
  26. Flatheadguy
    Joined: Dec 2, 2008
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    Flatheadguy
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    Ray....
    We shared some memorable moments back in my Boston area days. Sorry to see you leave the H.A.M.B. I hope that there is not more to this cyber farewell than you are revealing.
    Your Friend,
    Bill
     
  27. cruzingratiot
    Joined: Oct 2, 2008
    Posts: 346

    cruzingratiot
    Member
    from Detroit MI

    Hopefully will see you at shows
    from Sams house app 1998 when you stripped my black van
    Paul
    [​IMG]
     
  28. raidmagic
    Joined: Dec 10, 2007
    Posts: 1,438

    raidmagic
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    Finally someone is really being traditional:rolleyes:
     
  29. pussy....



    This is you without the HAMB...



    Hahaha.........


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  30. WildWilly68
    Joined: Feb 1, 2002
    Posts: 1,724

    WildWilly68
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    Ray I hope you reconsider, if not, well the HAMB will have lost a great contributor. Take care my friend and thanks for being an original in every sense of the word.
     
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