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monkeymonkeymonkeymonkey - A little less than a happy high
Good morning and welcome to my second cup of me mum's coffee. I don't normally indulge, but she makes a good brew and it looks as though I'll be buzzing all day anyway. Since I am very clever, I am fueling the fire.

I am now in the possession of what may only be described as a metric buttload of peaches, a similar quantity of fresh rhubarb, and various and sundry items from the small garden including two different varieties of cucumber and a squash that looks suspiciously like a pumpkin. I may have my hands full for the rest of the weekend finding ways to make use of these things properly.

It's not certain but extremely likely that my folks will find more things to load into my car afore I leave. I'm doing my very best to keep to the 12PM departure time so I can make Paul's 'cue. Already have plans for a rhubarb crisp when I get there.

See? Clever. Clever like bull.

The new housemate is moving in today. I'm hoping everything will be alright despite not having the front room mucked out. Given the sheer levels of technology being introduced to the house, I'm guessing that this will need to be done sooner than later. I'm fretting more over the fact that the new wireless setup seems to drop signal randomly, and I've no idea if this is a function of the router or if my wireless card isn't playing nice. Expertise in this area is requested as I will continue to protest being a Luddite despite my fascination with technological marvels. A steampunk is me!

ETA: Holy carp the peaches are tasty...
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clayrobeson From: clayrobeson Date: September 2nd, 2006 04:57 pm (UTC) (Link)
Sometimes wireless phone signals can interfere with wireless router signals. We had that happen ALL the time when Chesty and I were first living at Briarwood. You have to play with the channels until you find the one that's not getting overpowered by someone's phone.
macthud From: macthud Date: September 3rd, 2006 03:16 pm (UTC) (Link)
That, and, if you are using the default Network Name on a common router model, one or more neighbors may be doing the same -- and your computer may be hopping form one WAP to another, not realizing they're different.

Solution is to set a non-default name for your wireless network, and set your computer to prefer that name (though laptops can still be set to connect to any available open net, or to the default name at a lower preference level).
komos From: komos Date: September 6th, 2006 09:21 pm (UTC) (Link)
The only default I routinely use is my user icon.
komos From: komos Date: September 6th, 2006 09:22 pm (UTC) (Link)
That may be it. There seems to be a fair amount of signal cutting across our space. It's enough to make me want special pants.

Heh. Pants.
tpau From: tpau Date: September 8th, 2006 04:25 pm (UTC) (Link)
lucky for you, the new housemate is expert at thsoe sorts of things. or at least he mad eour network work while we were livign together...
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