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    Davyc got a reaction from Marc Stridgen in Firefox Problems   
    Thanks Marc, I've been corresponding with you - top notch support as always, and hopefully we can figure out a resolution to this issue.  Personally, I never use FF and would not have known about this had a member not reported it to me.  It's strange why this is happening with FF, but then this is the Internet lol.  Thanks again Marc 🙂
     
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    Davyc reacted to Marc Stridgen in Firefox Problems   
    I have seen your ticket on this, and will do some back and forth with you on there to see if we can get to the bottom of what is causing the problem for you
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    Davyc got a reaction from sobrenome in Online Users doesn't always show correctly   
    Which means it's practically useless now as it will always be giving false readings - I understand the performance impact issue, but how much of an issue is it if it wasn't an immediately obvious noticeable impact before it was introduced.  If it's cached then how often is the cache updated and would be an idea to give admins an option as to how often it gets updated and allow them to decide what impact on performance it has 🙂
     
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    Davyc got a reaction from NZyan in Online Users doesn't always show correctly   
    Which means it's practically useless now as it will always be giving false readings - I understand the performance impact issue, but how much of an issue is it if it wasn't an immediately obvious noticeable impact before it was introduced.  If it's cached then how often is the cache updated and would be an idea to give admins an option as to how often it gets updated and allow them to decide what impact on performance it has 🙂
     
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    Davyc got a reaction from Hatsu in Online Users doesn't always show correctly   
    Which means it's practically useless now as it will always be giving false readings - I understand the performance impact issue, but how much of an issue is it if it wasn't an immediately obvious noticeable impact before it was introduced.  If it's cached then how often is the cache updated and would be an idea to give admins an option as to how often it gets updated and allow them to decide what impact on performance it has 🙂
     
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    Davyc got a reaction from User2016 in Online Users doesn't always show correctly   
    Which means it's practically useless now as it will always be giving false readings - I understand the performance impact issue, but how much of an issue is it if it wasn't an immediately obvious noticeable impact before it was introduced.  If it's cached then how often is the cache updated and would be an idea to give admins an option as to how often it gets updated and allow them to decide what impact on performance it has 🙂
     
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    Davyc got a reaction from bosss in Online Users doesn't always show correctly   
    Which means it's practically useless now as it will always be giving false readings - I understand the performance impact issue, but how much of an issue is it if it wasn't an immediately obvious noticeable impact before it was introduced.  If it's cached then how often is the cache updated and would be an idea to give admins an option as to how often it gets updated and allow them to decide what impact on performance it has 🙂
     
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    Davyc got a reaction from Jim M in How can customers reactivate their products when cancelled?   
    Sorted - thanks to @Stuart Silvester for a speedy response - top notch support as always 🙂
     
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    Davyc got a reaction from Marc Stridgen in How can customers reactivate their products when cancelled?   
    Sorted - thanks to @Stuart Silvester for a speedy response - top notch support as always 🙂
     
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    Davyc got a reaction from Stuart Silvester in How can customers reactivate their products when cancelled?   
    Sorted - thanks to @Stuart Silvester for a speedy response - top notch support as always 🙂
     
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    Davyc reacted to Jordan Miller in 8 things every over-thinker needs to know   
    Hey team, I stumbled upon this post on Instagram from @InvestEarnSave and felt inspired to share. 
    Do any of these resonate? 









    Let me know what you think. 🙏 
     
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    Davyc reacted to thisisabaddisplayname in Mental Health   
    It's disturbing how structured some medical discrimination is. I've been trying to get a job again for the last couple of weeks, with 7 replies back. They all respond with some form of "due to behavioral issues associated with Asperger's syndrome, we've denied your application." Sure, I have no idea how to talk to other humans, but does that warrant telling me I can't apply in IT? None of those guys talk to humans. Plus, humans are all afraid of each other anyway.
    People judge me so often on my behavior, which just so happens to be influenced by a degenerative brain disorder, but that's no excuse, and they don't see what I can bring to the table.
    I can tell you how a super collider or thrust gravity works, but I can't tell you why someone frowns. If my job was to tell you how those 2 first things worked, I would give ya everything on them, to the best of my ability. Given how much effort I've put into my project here on IPS and classes on Coursera, I would think that'd be a sign that I have the ability to direct majority focus to a task needed.
    While I try not to take it personally, it still hits getting rejected over and over, simply because I'm different from them. Isn't everybody different? I thought that was evolution, but clearly, some homo sapiens lost that gene pool. ha pun
    When in doubt, just keep swimming. I've sunk to the bottom before and I never want to again.
    Sorry, I needed to get this small vent out somewhere that actually has nicer people. I like the previous replies.
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    Davyc got a reaction from thisisabaddisplayname in Mental Health   
    Too many people shun, or ignore, mental health issues - they can by far and wide reaching and can affect anyone at any time of your life.  It's like pain, only you know how it hurts but others looking from the outside can't see pain so they think there's nothing wrong with you - mental health issues are in the same ballpark, just because you can't see them doesn't mean they don't exist.
    Mental health issues can also stem from physical ailments.  The inability to perform simple daily tasks because your body refuses to comply can lead to complex mental health issues that may not have a positive outcome and something that has to be lived with for the rest of your life.
    Life is not so simple as it used to be.  There are huge pressures that come to bear on people and some of those people just can't handle that pressure and they break.  As with all things, it's easy to break something but not simple to put it back together again.
    Mental health needs to be taken seriously by everyone so that it can be better diagnosed, handled and treated in the best ways possible to generate a positive outcome.  That's a monumental task when the issue is more often shunned than acknowledged.
    I'm a huge proponent in advocating mental health awareness.  Living in a retirement complex I can see the mental health issues all around me, both within the residents and also their families who have to cope and deal with the issues of getting older, and along with that process the decay of their loved ones physical and mental health.
    Don't be one of those people who shout 'man up' or 'get over it' or 'deal with it' - it's easy to say, not so easy for many to do and they need a little compassion and understanding as to what is at the root of their mental health issues.
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    Davyc reacted to Jordan Miller in Mental Health   
    Appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts on this. It's so interesting to me that if your arm hurts, you go see a doctor. If your heart hurts (metaphorically speaking), we often times just bury our emotions versus seeking out help. Our mental health is the #1 most important thing in life - because without it we can't enjoy friends, family, life... anything. 
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    Davyc reacted to batarjal in ThreadStarter: Music   
    Thanks for the feedback! The manual editing would be a little more work but I assume some of the others things could make it to the next update.
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    Davyc got a reaction from Jordan Miller in Mental Health   
    Too many people shun, or ignore, mental health issues - they can by far and wide reaching and can affect anyone at any time of your life.  It's like pain, only you know how it hurts but others looking from the outside can't see pain so they think there's nothing wrong with you - mental health issues are in the same ballpark, just because you can't see them doesn't mean they don't exist.
    Mental health issues can also stem from physical ailments.  The inability to perform simple daily tasks because your body refuses to comply can lead to complex mental health issues that may not have a positive outcome and something that has to be lived with for the rest of your life.
    Life is not so simple as it used to be.  There are huge pressures that come to bear on people and some of those people just can't handle that pressure and they break.  As with all things, it's easy to break something but not simple to put it back together again.
    Mental health needs to be taken seriously by everyone so that it can be better diagnosed, handled and treated in the best ways possible to generate a positive outcome.  That's a monumental task when the issue is more often shunned than acknowledged.
    I'm a huge proponent in advocating mental health awareness.  Living in a retirement complex I can see the mental health issues all around me, both within the residents and also their families who have to cope and deal with the issues of getting older, and along with that process the decay of their loved ones physical and mental health.
    Don't be one of those people who shout 'man up' or 'get over it' or 'deal with it' - it's easy to say, not so easy for many to do and they need a little compassion and understanding as to what is at the root of their mental health issues.
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    Davyc reacted to Miss_B in Mental Health   
    Personally I think that everyone has had to deal with mental health problems at one point or other in their life. It is a common human experience imho that can happen to all kinds of people from all walks of life. And I completely agree with @Charles that there is absolutely no shame or stigma in talking about mental health.
    I think that the reason people do not talk openly about it, or worse, won't ask for help is because we're embarrassed/ashamed/ afraid of being stigmatized and judged.
     
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    Davyc reacted to Square Wheels in Who runs?   
    {{{{Virtual hugs}}}}
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    Davyc got a reaction from Matt in Who runs?   
    Yeah life can suck sometimes, but you just have to face it, shake it at the world and tell it to sod off when it tries to run you down.  
    I believe you and I are on the same wavelength, I was about to come back and post exactly your advice on starting gradually and build up when your body says it's OK. Too many people try far too hard at the outset and knack themselves up, which then becomes and excuse not to try again.  Slowly does it, build up and know your limits.
    The same advice applies to gym workouts.  I had a brilliant instructor at the gym I went to and he coached me wisely.  I also used to do martial arts and loved that too.  I found it strangely compelling because when I was at school I hated, with a vengeance, any physical activities but outside of that environment I gravitated towards physical fitness.  Of course I was in my prime back then - now I'm 67, and have slowed down to almost a stop; the only thing that gets regular exercise now is my fingers on the keypad lol.  I also do butt crunches just to remind my butt muscles what they were designed for, a penalty for sitting for too many hours, but my body dictates what I can and can't do now, before it was my mind 🙂
     
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    Davyc got a reaction from Matt in Mental Health   
    Too many people shun, or ignore, mental health issues - they can by far and wide reaching and can affect anyone at any time of your life.  It's like pain, only you know how it hurts but others looking from the outside can't see pain so they think there's nothing wrong with you - mental health issues are in the same ballpark, just because you can't see them doesn't mean they don't exist.
    Mental health issues can also stem from physical ailments.  The inability to perform simple daily tasks because your body refuses to comply can lead to complex mental health issues that may not have a positive outcome and something that has to be lived with for the rest of your life.
    Life is not so simple as it used to be.  There are huge pressures that come to bear on people and some of those people just can't handle that pressure and they break.  As with all things, it's easy to break something but not simple to put it back together again.
    Mental health needs to be taken seriously by everyone so that it can be better diagnosed, handled and treated in the best ways possible to generate a positive outcome.  That's a monumental task when the issue is more often shunned than acknowledged.
    I'm a huge proponent in advocating mental health awareness.  Living in a retirement complex I can see the mental health issues all around me, both within the residents and also their families who have to cope and deal with the issues of getting older, and along with that process the decay of their loved ones physical and mental health.
    Don't be one of those people who shout 'man up' or 'get over it' or 'deal with it' - it's easy to say, not so easy for many to do and they need a little compassion and understanding as to what is at the root of their mental health issues.
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    Davyc reacted to Matt in Who runs?   
    The basic advice is build up the distance with lower heart rate running. Most novice runners just set off way too fast for themselves and run for 30 seconds, then feel winded and have to stop, then repeat this torture until they give in.

    Forget about pace, forget about what you think running is from adverts or elite runners and set off at a comfortable jog where you can talk, or breathe through your nose now and again. If you have a heart rate wrist or chest monitor, aim to keep your HR under 140. This may seem like a challenge at first and you'll end up walking to get your HR back down. Do this for 3 months and you'll find you can run faster and longer. It takes a while to build up the muscle and ligament strength specifically for running so trying too much too soon will just injure yourself.

    Above all consistency is king. Get out 4-5 times a week and enjoy it. Once you can get to a half marathon distance the rest is just a mental game.
    Actually, no. 😆
    I have the following in my rotation:

    Hoka Rincon 3 (easy day - loved the Rincon 1 and 2)
    Hoka Clifton 7 (second pair of these, good for every day running)
    Hoka Speedgoat (trail shoe - good for winter mud and ice)
    Nike ZoomX Invincible (crazy bouncy shoe - good for longer distance)
    Asics Novablast (good for faster paces / interval running)

    I tried the Pegasus 37s but couldn't get on with them.

    I used to run infrequently on a treadmill, but it broke in April 2020 and with the world on lockdown, there were no parts of engineers to fix it, so I went for a run outside and haven't stopped since.
     
    Sorry to hear that Davy. I always appreciate how lucky I am to be able to still do things that I enjoy at the grand old age of 45 and it sounds cheesy but each run is done with gratitude because I know I won't be able to do it forever.
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    Davyc reacted to Marc Stridgen in Mental Health   
    Certainly not ashamed to say I've struggled with my own mental health in the past, for various reasons. I think once you have, it's something you become acutely aware of as long as you don't hide from it. And hiding from it is all too easy to do. 
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    Davyc reacted to Charles in Mental Health   
    There will be a lot of talk here about physical health and I am sure @Matt will never miss a chance to post about his runs. I also want to be sure we are all open to talking about mental health too.
    I am a big proponent in saying that there is no shame or stigma in talking about mental health. I often say that people will loudly talk about a head cold or an infection, but not about mental health. But be it physical or mental: you are sick. It is not your fault. There are also treatments that will help you if you reach out.
    So chat away if you want to. I have experience in dealing with mental health and I am sure others do too. If you are not comfortable talking about mental health, then I hope just reading what others say can help you on your journey. Safe space and such.
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    Davyc got a reaction from kmk in Pages - Update   
    Sometimes you have to take a longer route to express your desires for the application to provide for.  Everything you mentioned I agree with and I am not under the illusion that this is something that can be cobbled together and added quickly.  The whole Page application needs a complete overhaul and revamp.  It's showcased as potentially the most powerful application in the suite, but its use cases are incredibly limited, especially for novices who would probably love to use the application but user experience is sadly lacking for this group of users. Not everyone is a coder, not everyone can manipulate backend code and CSS to achieve a desired outcome, so for the uninitiated Pages is taken out of their reach.  
    With some imagination and seeing what other page builders can do, especially with drag and drop, Pages could become the most sought after application in the suite.  Let's see what the dev team come back with in response to our observations and request 🙂
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    Davyc reacted to OptimusBain in Pages - Update   
    I would love to see improvements in the pages module. I see there are many features being added to the core software instead of improving the existing and powerful ones. It's as if IPS wanted to add as many features as possible when they should focus on the key ones and improve them before starting with another. The Pages module is great but it's not being updated. It's a very powerful module but I can't see any updates or new features being added. However, I can see other features like points, badges, etc, that not everyone will use.
     
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