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Mar 30, 1981 (Age: 34)
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Chambersburg, PA
Tech Support Guy


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    1. metallica5456
      Hey techguy I noticed you're from PA?? I am too. I was wondering if you might know of any places up here in PAwhere one could get a used or partially non functioning laptop dirt cheap??
    2. Lance1
      Oh well. I change the image and notes that it is pixelated as well. Is this just a bug in the new UI? No biggie! Just curious.
    3. Lance1
      I'm liking the new UI. I have one beef though. My "Cat In A Hat GIF" is nonfunctional and pixelated. Could you tell me why that is?
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      2. LiamW
        You do know that you can support animated avatars with Imagick? Just asking :)
        Aug 18, 2015
      3. TechGuy
        Yup, although I read of some other issues with Imagick. Not interested in having them anyway. Thanks, though!
        Aug 18, 2015
      4. LiamW
        Yeah, I find them distracting myself.
        Aug 18, 2015
    4. donetao
      Hi My user name is donetao. I just joined this forum. I'm no stranger to help forums. I have made 4 threads in the tips section. I want to help and learn here. Please inform me if I'm not posting according to forum rules and how I can improve my posting!
      Thank you!
    5. HOBOcs
      You were asking about Christmas gadgets.

      This one has been making the rounds. I'm not sure it's for me as I would probably lose interest in less than an hour, I'd be more into business gadgets not games. But some people might find this alot of fun especially if you have a cat (dog might chew it to bits). No apparent practical use unless you were building a maze like puzzle.

      Sphero 2.0 Robotic Ball - iOS and Android Remote Controlled Gaming System
      A good practical Youtube review

      A couple of other web reviews

      Jim (HOBOcs)
      HOBO Computer Services
    6. AnyKey
      Awe!! Look at you all grown up, married and with a baby. Hard to believe it's been almost 13 years since I found this place! Lookin good!!
    7. ashes@work
      Beautiful family Mike. Not fair how fast these kiddos grow!
    8. timszanyi
      Are there any video clips on DIY computer work available. I have found some useful video clips on but man I tell ya what that guy gouged his finger while opening the computer cabinet and I had to watch even more to see what else he might accomplish while trying to install some RAM, I would much rather view such videos to a trusted site ( TSG ) where there is a lot more know-how techies out there with great knowledge. I would have deleted that scene at the beginning of that youtube clip if I were that guy, Thanks for your time, Tim
    9. HOBOcs
      Follow-up Solar Panel discussion we had last week - what is the wattage of each of your solar panels you are using?
      How are you able to read the effeiciency of each panel? I know each has its own mirco inverter .. but how is that connectect to the computer to be able to read individual panels (assume it is in the software and there must be some id on each microinverter.

      FYI - I was out in Farm country this weekend and there were tons of farms with their own grids (6x5) panels. and has me thinking of putting a small project together.

      Maybe we should skype for a better discussion at some point. I'm really interested in trying something out.
      I have lots of questions ... like can you completely disconnect from the grid and run, how many batteries...I could go on.
      Jim the HOBO (HOBOcs)
    10. VANESSA1
      Just to let you know, when i came online I got a pop up from offering to do a survey for a prize. Don't know if this was legit or not.
    11. JiminSA
      I am pleased to be able to show support for this forum, by inserting one of your link backs in the "Friends" Section of my website (, but would suggest that you would include a target="blank_" in the link, so as not to take the visitor away from the link back site completely...
    12. jeffce
      Happy Holidays!! :)
    13. CrazyComputerMan
      Do you make TechGuy for Dummies? My girlfriend needs one as she usually lost and keep posting in wrong thread *doh*. Maybe i will teach her.
    14. crashoverider
      Hello Merry Christmas ...
    15. bp936
      Hi Mike,
      I am missing the poppy in the title bar for Remembrance Day.

      Judy from Ontario
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    Mar 30, 1981 (Age: 34)
    Home Page:
    Chambersburg, PA
    Tech Support Guy
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    My real name is Mike Cermak and I started this site back in 1996. I was married in July 2005 to Heather (see www.MikeAndHeather.Net). I enjoy flying, coding, being a geek, and long walks on the beach.

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    Hope you're enjoying the site! :)
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