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Holy shit, is Portland, OR the Volvo capital of the country!? So many rare Volvos seen around here it's ridiculous!

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Taken from TurboBricks.

The idea of beating the banks at their own game may seem like a rich joke, but Dmitry Agarkov, a 42-year-old Russian man, may have managed it. Unhappy with the terms of an unsolicited credit card offer he received from online bank Tinkoff Credit Systems, Agarkov scanned the document, wrote in his own terms and sent it through. The bank approved the contract without reading the amended fine print, unwittingly agreeing to a 0 percent interest rate, unlimited credit and no fees, as well as a stipulation that the bank pay steep fines for changing or canceling the contract.
Agarkov used the card for two years, but the bank ultimately canceled it and sued Agarkov for $1,363. The bank said he owed them charges, interest and late-payment fees. A court ruled that, because of the no-fee, no-interest stipulation Agarkov had written in, he owed only his unpaid $575 balance. Now Agarkov is suing the bank for $727,000 for not honoring the contract's terms, and the bank is hollering fraud. "They signed the documents without looking. They said what usually their borrowers say in court: 'We have not read it,'” Agarkov's lawyer said. The shoe's on the other foot now, eh?

http://now.msn.com/dmitry-agarkov-ou...dit-card-terms

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:lol: that's awesome

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So I am trying to get two Iranian students into one of our Florida schools. I-20 paperwork had to go to Geneva then has to be shipped to Iran (US embargo), and they obviously have to go to a US embassy outside Iran to interview.

Odds they get visas? 50/50?

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Creepy as hell. Spying and saying obscene things to a sleeping 2 year old.... What is wrong with people?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/13/hacked-baby-monitor-houston-texas-parents_n_3750675.html

while possible that it is totally random, these kind of things often aren't. It's a pissed off co worker, neighbor, family member etc. Otherwise, there's no benefit to it. You don't get to see the impact.

"- Forbes believes the device Gilbert installed as a baby monitor was a Foscam wireless camera, which boasts "remote internet monitoring from anywhere in the world" as one of its top features." So, it wasn't really a baby monitor. It was a wireless camera. Which frequently automatically provide internet-accessible monitoring. Often with generic or default passwords, or the owner's shitty password.

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So I am trying to get two Iranian students into one of our Florida schools. I-20 paperwork had to go to Geneva then has to be shipped to Iran (US embargo), and they obviously have to go to a US embassy outside Iran to interview.

Odds they get visas? 50/50?

Less than that, IMHO.

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Sooooooooooooooo yeah wheres the electronic people at :lol:

I picked up a clock out of a 164 yesterday while at the junkyard.

Kinda want to use it as a desk clock.

Anyone want to enlighten me as to how I could do it?

I was thinking, dont laptops run 12v? So if I could yank the power guts out of my old laptop and hook them up to the clock, I could plug the clock into the wall?

Of course ill be building a frame/boxish thing for it.

Just curious if im on the right path with that or if I should use a different power source.

Thanks.

Edit -

12v wall plug.. :lol: pics to come!

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