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    I have read over the past few years that...

    I have read over the past few years that overclocking may shorten the lifespan of that particular chip - Do not know if this is fact or fiction, or if there is any empirical evidence. (I have the...
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    I first signed-up for the Internet in 1998 - I...

    I first signed-up for the Internet in 1998 - I told my wife: "We should NOT do banking or credit card transactions on the Web" And I've pretty much stuck to my own advice thru the years...

    Do...
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    Oldie but Goody posts - though, I think it's a...

    Oldie but Goody posts - though, I think it's a little bewildering...
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    Great, great, collection of shots! And thanks...

    Great, great, collection of shots! And thanks for the captions of aircraft names, and places. We're too often left to guess what and where...
  5. My advice: Keep a cool stool, and above all,...

    My advice: Keep a cool stool, and above all, don't panic!
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    Sticky: This thread has probably set a new Major League...

    This thread has probably set a new Major League record for both age and number of replies
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    Yes, the icebergs really ARE melting... ...

    Yes, the icebergs really ARE melting...

    And, as Sinatra once said: "It's the cocktail hour - at least it is for me".
  8. Just avoid the consternation you have in buying...

    Just avoid the consternation you have in buying the DVD's - sign-up for FSX-Steam - just about hassle-free, and much cheaper...
  9. I assume you run both FS9 and FSX? If so, can...

    I assume you run both FS9 and FSX? If so, can you say why you want to learn certain aspects of two very similar FS apps?

    As you probably know, FSX is an updated version, with slightly better...
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    Great old pics would be a gross understatement! ...

    Great old pics would be a gross understatement! Thanks...
  11. Thread: Oops

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    Another great water landing by Capt. Sully!...

    Another great water landing by Capt. Sully! Again, nobody got hurt!
  12. oneleg: I actually downloaded the...

    oneleg:

    I actually downloaded the RealAir Turbine Duke yesterday for a first-hand look. It's an interesting aircraft, and not that easy to fly right off the bat. (Reading the docs helped...
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    Sorry to hear about your Alienware misfortune... ...

    Sorry to hear about your Alienware misfortune... Don't know why should have to move the power supply to "clean" the PC though? Also, if you don't already have it, get a can of compressed air to...
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    I would definitely go with 16G's of RAM - not...

    I would definitely go with 16G's of RAM - not that much more $'s, and you won't be sorry...

    I'm curious how your Alienware "died" after just three months... Was it not under warranty?
  15. Holy cow! If FS4 is on a floppy disc or even...

    Holy cow! If FS4 is on a floppy disc or even diskette, than you must have a really, really old PC...

    But I actually started this crazy little hobby on MSFS Ver. I - of which I have some...
  16. If xbox only: Never pc: Probably, but not...

    If xbox only: Never

    pc: Probably, but not if i have to get a cray to run it

    (starting with msfs ver. I, purchased every version since 1985, except ms95)

    most certainly not with a...
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    Perhaps your rig may actually be ready for MSFS...

    Perhaps your rig may actually be ready for MSFS 2020? But, good luck in whatever sim gets you up into the clouds...
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    I love eye candy like everyone else here (esp....

    I love eye candy like everyone else here (esp. the photo real stuff offered in the recent MS videos). But I mostly fly the "tubes" at 37,000. So most of the detailed scenery is on take-off and...
  19. FYI: The Serial # is six digits like this:...

    FYI:

    The Serial # is six digits like this: 000-000. (it's just below the Order #).

    This freeware scenery is really excellent! Much thanks goes to the developers...
  20. Thread: A new FS?

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    Hope this new MS platform is for PC's as well -...

    Hope this new MS platform is for PC's as well - but, if it's only for X-Box - well, I don't care if you can actually smell the jet fuel, I'm not buying it...
  21. Congratulations are in order! I downloaded my...

    Congratulations are in order!

    I downloaded my first aircraft from FlightSim in 1998 when I signed-up with AOL to join the WWW Army. What a joy it was to fly something other than MSFS default...
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    For those with a Flight Sim Addiction, you can...

    For those with a Flight Sim Addiction, you can now attend FSA meetings somewhere in your neighborhood, and they will attempt to talk you down.
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    Hossfly: Thanks for a follow-up to your...

    Hossfly:

    Thanks for a follow-up to your problem: Many times in this Forum, the OP finds a solution, but then goes on their merry way without giving everyone else here a clue...
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    Only my opinion: Delay gratification, save-up...

    Only my opinion: Delay gratification, save-up more money, and get a little better system than $150 bucks will get ya...
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    I have FSX-Steam: A few aircraft I've D/L...

    I have FSX-Steam: A few aircraft I've D/L recently for FSX contain gauges from FS98!. I get a pop-up indicating those out-dated gauges and then I get a CTD. Why do freeware developers include such...
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