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  1. Thread: Long Timers

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    I told my story several times in this and the...

    I told my story several times in this and the other Forum. In brief, someone gave me a copy of MS FS ver. 1 in 1984, and then I got version 2, (which I played on a NYC government PC in my office). ...
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    So, why would you still want to mess around with...

    So, why would you still want to mess around with discs (or a questionable USB) when FSX-STEAM is so cheap, plus almost hassle-free? (I know 'cause I've had Steam more than 5 years).
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    No problem in southern Florida...

    No problem in southern Florida...
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    Gone fishin'...

    Gone fishin'...
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    Oh, MSFS2020 is plenty complex: Maybe too...

    Oh, MSFS2020 is plenty complex:

    Maybe too complex and for many wrong reasons; and maybe too complex to fix all the recurring problems. (My main peeve is the really crazy and...
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    FS9 - Kind of like dumping your smart TV and...

    FS9 - Kind of like dumping your smart TV and going back to black and white television...
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    Looks like a UFO... Probably could fly rings...

    Looks like a UFO... Probably could fly rings around an F-16.
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    Well, your tall tales of flying machines always...

    Well, your tall tales of flying machines always get a two thumbs up from me!
  9. The control + num del keys never work for me...

    The control + num del keys never work for me either for any aircraft . I always have to release it with the mouse on the brake lever..
  10. Yes, stick with FS9 for now - you probably will...

    Yes, stick with FS9 for now - you probably will have a lot of stutters with FSX, plus low FPS with you current system...
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    I personally hate 3D cockpits, always have, and...

    I personally hate 3D cockpits, always have, and I've been simming since FS Ver. I. Hate having to start searching for instruments readouts (after scanning for traffic left or right) while tying to...
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    I have FSX-Steam - when I tried to install...

    I have FSX-Steam - when I tried to install FSXSAVE it said I needed SDP2 and would not install: I thought the Steam system included SP2?
  13. Thread: Contrails

    by UPHILL3
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    Smokin!

    Smokin!
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    Great story presentation, and perhaps a somewhat...

    Great story presentation, and perhaps a somewhat unique post in the annals of the Flightsim Forum...
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    Incredible does not even come close to describing...

    Incredible does not even come close to describing those shots!
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    I installed FSX-Steam in early 2016 with Windows...

    I installed FSX-Steam in early 2016 with Windows 10 - Except for some minor issues, Iv'e had very few problems since then... (Perhaps you should also think about installing Win 10)?

    Plus, long...
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    Now that ranks as one of the stranger replies to...

    Now that ranks as one of the stranger replies to a post - but in fact, soup does tend to soothe the soul...
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    My friend recently bought me a rather high-end...

    My friend recently bought me a rather high-end Celestron telescope for this past XMas. It's computer-controled, but I still want to learn to be able locate and recognize celestial objects from...
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    It looks like a nuclear device went off in the...

    It looks like a nuclear device went off in the background?
  20. I see from many internet postings that around 80C...

    I see from many internet postings that around 80C is about the max temp. esp. TOMS PC technical info on GTX970's. So I'll try it a few more times.

    However, that's it running at FS 2020...
  21. Yes! MSFS2020 should have been called FS11. ...

    Yes! MSFS2020 should have been called FS11.

    I have the NVIDIA Gforce GTX 970 that I purchased with a gaming PC about 5 years ago. It works fine on FSX, but when I tried it on "FS 11", the...
  22. Thread: racm

    by UPHILL3
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    Instant gratification has become a cliche for a...

    Instant gratification has become a cliche for a certain generations of folks.

    But it certainly appears that MSFS 2020 will keep flyers waiting for all the necessary fixes and wish list features...
  23. I had ALL the MS flight sim versions, of course...

    I had ALL the MS flight sim versions, of course starting with Ver. 1 and 2 on floppies - skipped FS95 (which as it turned out was a real turkey).

    Now it's the fabulous Ver. 2020, which...
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    Personally, I would not purchase a Dell PC for a...

    Personally, I would not purchase a Dell PC for a gaming rig for various reasons, mainly for what was stated above: They tend to skimp on some of the hardware requirements - However, they bought the...
  25. Thread: Am I Lucky?

    by UPHILL3
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    I actually signed-up in early December myself on...

    I actually signed-up in early December myself on the XBox/PC one buck deal just to see if my 5 year-old PC could handle this beast: Intel 6700k @4.00Ghz - Gforce GTX 970 & 32G Ram. Also wanted to...
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