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Re: still having technical difficulty


Doesn't that crank you up? I had a motherboard replaced once by a defective motherboard. And they wonder why GM and Ford are in trouble.

On Sep 29, 2006, at 2:37 PM, Theresa W. wrote:

NEws Flash!  The DSL guy just left.  I'm back online at a speed faster
than a snail!  Well- the outcome was, that the replacement modem that
they sent me was defective.  So- once yet another new modem (different
model this time thankfully!) was installed, we were good to go.

Theresa

Bonnie Holmes wrote:
I agree with Bonnie M. A couple of years ago, we had to have a tree taken
down. I had an expert group come out...all the difference in the world.
They ended up taking three down and pruning out a large oak without
damaging anything around them, including my garden plants. I was very
impressed.

If you have them do any tree pruning, insist that they don't use spikes as
they can transmit disease. Good luck on all.



[Original Message]
From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Date: 9/28/2006 10:00:20 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] still having technical difficulty

Very likely. I've got a big old hackbarry coming down and the tree guy

will

call me tomorrow to hopefully come out here this weekend. If it goes down
w/out help, I'll lose the back of the house and about half my landscaping
out back so I'm holding my breath.

On 9/28/06, Theresa W. <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net> wrote:

One of the outlets had a wire that was loose- not detached, just
loose. So, sometimes it worked and other times it didn't. What a pain-
took me several uneasy days and replacing 3 outlets before I figured it
out. And the electrician never did call back. Oh well, obviously I was
meant to figure it out myself. and I'm sure saved a small fortune.

Theresa

James R. Fisher wrote:

Theresa W. wrote:

So- P.S. I actually figured out what the electical problem was
myself yesterday AM before going to the funeral. So now at least one
thing works! (and I don't have to worry about the house burning down
anymore).

Theresa

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ ++
You're not going to leave us in limbo, guessing, are you ? So what
*was* the problem ?
-jrf

Theresa W. wrote:


HI all-

I am on an old fashioned dial-up connection, cause we got the new

DSL

modem, but apparently there is a problem with the line. Great- so

they

are supposed to come fix it tomorrow.
Also- because I live in the electronics twilight zone- 2 days ago,

the

electric went out in a couple of the plugs in the dining room. I
checked everything, GFCI plugs, circuit breakers, replaced 2 of the
actual outlets, etc. No clue what the problem is- but makes me
kind of
nervous (think visions of electical fire). So yesterday PM my

neighbor

who is a commerical/industrial electrician came and checked a few
things- but nothing obvious.  Called an electrician today
recommended by
a friend- they still haven't called back.  great.    So, today,
neighbor
came back and checked one more thing- in the process we both

realized

that the plugs were working again- no idea why. So later this
evening I
plugged in by cell phone to charge- and guess what- it doesn't work
again!@
What a pain- I'm calling a new electrician tomorrow AM, before

heading

out for a funeral.  Keep your fingers crossed nothing horrible

happens

while I'm away for the day tomorrow.
It would be so nice to get something working again tomorrow.

Theresa



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