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A miscellany is defined as a "collection of various pieces of writing by different authors", but it has come to mean something "Of items gathered or considered together of various types or from different sources" or "a collection or group composed of members or elements of different kinds". The word "miscellaneous" comes from the Latin word "miscere", meaning "to mix." You might have heard the expression "a mixed bag," which applies when you don't quite know what you're going to get. More commonly, a miscellaneous group is made up of an odd group of things that don't fit anywhere else.

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Hello -
 There are various CAT6a cables out there.  With cabling contractors tho, if you don't specify the type they will go with the cheapest basic one - U/UTP type.  This is completely non-shielded at all.
There are a lot more: S/FTP, F/UTP, SF/UTP, and U/UTP?

What would be a recommended type for the new office run?  Thanks in advance.
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I have a Synology Disk Station 1815+ Network Attached Storage (NAS) device that I would like to find out if is still under warranty based upon the serial number.

What website URL address can I go to so I can get this warranty information based upon the Synology NAS serial number?
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What are the largest capacity hard disks that a Synology DS 1815+ NAS with firmware version 6.1.4 can accept?
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Please provide me with reviews for the Microsoft Surface laptop as well as any known issues or problems that users have reported.

A user I support is interested in purchasing the latest Microsoft Surface laptop but says that he has also heard of users reporting issues.
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A user I support needs me to purchase the JMP software (which is available from the https://www.sas.com/jmpstore/software/jmp/prodJMP.html website).

I have visited this website and have found that this software is being sold for $1,700.

Are there any other places or vendors where the full version of this software can be purchased for less?
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There is a new service that I stumbled upon called movo https://movo.cash/ 

It allows you to set up one time use coins called movo coins for a specific dollar amt that you specify.

I like this service and have used it more than once successfully.

Unfortunately, reloading the card is a bit of a challenge in that they only way to reload is via bank ach transfer otherwise known as direct deposit. This process takes two-three days and is ok but not ideal.

I have seen pre-paid cards at the convenience stores that allow you to reload them with cash at the checkout stand.

Do any of these have the one-time 'coin' option?

I'm looking for the best of both worlds (coins, and reload with cash).

Assistance is greatly appreciated.
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A user with a Sprint PCS iPhone X running ios version 11.1.1 (15B150) that has Google voice installed on it only slightly vibrates during incoming calls to either its phone number or to the google Voice number.

I have checked the obvious settings and everything seems to be set correctly.

The Do Not Disturb feature is turned off.

What needs to be done to change this so that the iPhone X will ring during incoming calls.
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Someone has offered to sell me a used vehicle using eBbay motors.

This person is out of state and says that the car will be shipped at no cost to me in California and that I will them have 5 days to evaluate the vehicle and return if it I so choose.

I am going to be getting an invoice emailed to me within the next few days and the vehicle will then be shipped to me.

However, in the meantime I would like to do further research.

This vehicle will be shipped 1500 miles to me. In order for me to purchase it it will need to pass the California smog check so it can be registered to me.

I will also be taking this car to my mechanic to have it checked out to make sure everything is OK with it.

If there are any problems like it can't pass smog, needs to have repairs done so it will pass smog, or if my mechanic finds any issues with it I need to be sure I will be getting most of my money back from eBay motors if I choose to return this vehicle.

Please provide me with the URL address that explains eBay motors' policy for these things.
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https://www.pakwheels.com/blog/ever-wondered-what-is-the-difference-between-honda-toyota-hybrids-well-this-might-help/

Refer to above link.  I'm still confused after reading the above.  

Q1:
comparing the 1497cc  Honda Shuttle  vs Toyota Sienta (both of same engine capacity), which
of the 2 have better acceleration (ie can reach 100km/h from stationary in a shorter time)?

Q2:
comparing Honda Shuttle vs Toyota Sienta, which of the two are more fuel efficient?

Q3:
Car dealer told me Toyota's hybrids merges fuel & battery consumption better while Honda's
hybrids toggles between the fuel & battery alternately : true?

Q4:
By using the engine less (& using the battery more), we'll need less servicing for the engine.
Which of the two will give less servicing?

Q5:
I heard the latest batteries are broken down into small cells so when a cell breaks down,
we only change a cell rather than the entire battery pack which could cost almost US$16k.
Do the batteries for Shuttle or Sienta have more "cells"?  This is to assess which one has
lesser replacement cost
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Anytime familiar with electric power washers?   I want to switch to electric and not to lose much power.  
Any recommendations?
Thanks.
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Hi
I have a VRBO vacation home in Bethany Beach, DE, U.S.A. and I got a strongly worded letter directing me to acquire 'flood insurance,' for my apartment.

I am new to flood insurance. There are obvious solutions - the premiere companies. But, as is always the case. When you take the quick and easy choice, down a path to the dark side you will go.

They will buy insurance x, if I don't pay by January, and they explicitly said it would most likely cost more than if I didn't find something else. What is the best thing for me to do?

Thanks
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Hello and Good Morning Everyone,

           I wish to help my fiancee with a technical issue surrounding her iPhone 5S.  Basically, she is losing connection both online and offline regardless of the app being utilized.  For example, if  she logs into the home page of Facebook, the iPhone 5S will drop its connection or close and go straight back to the passcode screen.  If she tries to play games offline, the iPhone 5S does the exact thing by closing whatever is open and going back to the passcode screen.   This technical issue must be inherent to the iPhone 5S because it is not observed within the laptop or the tablet.

            After seeing this, I am completely stumped and don't know what to do with respect to troubleshooting strategies.   Any shared feedback which can possibly lead to resolution of this concern will be deeply appreciated.  In the meantime, I look forward to reviewing everyone shared thoughts and insights as they relate to this technical concern surrounding the iPhone 5S.

            Thank you

            George
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Hello and Good Afternoon Everyone,

            Seeing that the Christmas holiday is fast approaching, I am working on getting special Christmas presents together.  I came across the idea of having a personalized Hollywood Walk of Fame plaque made for my best friend.   An exact example of what I have in mind can be found at this link https://www.gettingpersonal.co.uk/gifts/personalised-hollywood-walk-of-fame-star.htm which is in the UK.  While I would love to order it, I am concerned that it might not arrive in time for the holidays seeing that it will need to be shipped from the UK to the US.  With this important point in mind, could someone provide an alternative link for a company based within the US which provides the same or exact service as listed within the above link?

            Any leads at this point will be greatly appreciated.

            Thank you

           George
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Is it possible to send a screencast "as a link" to a cell phone?

A screencast is different than a traditional video because it uses movements on your screen as opposed to being from a camera.  I have the following. For years I have used Jing for this. It can be downloaded from techsmith.com/jing and it is amazing! However, recipients cannot view video from it if they are on a cell phone because Android and Apple phones do not seem to support Adobe Flash, at least in many cases.

Is it possible to provide a screencast complete with audio "as a link" instead of as a file to someone viewing it from a cell phone?
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Dears

In my network, I have a team of users for whom I gave a range of IPs so that they can do their own experiments. (they mainly work with PLCs in a production plant).

My problem is that sometimes they enter an IP in the wrong range and this brings my network down ! How do I prevent this ?
They need to be able to attribute an IP for their machines (that must be in the same subnet as my network), but if they enter a wrong IP (a server IP) then that server is down due to duplicate IP on the network.

Is there a way to make this resilient ? How ?

Thanks
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How to calculate ''32% Undergraduate Grade Point Average?
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I live in UK power plug country.

Q1:
I know Toyota Prius has 3pin adapter but not sure if it's UK-type.   Anyone know?

Q2:
Does Honda Vezel hybrid model comes with 3pin UK adapter ?

Q3:
Pls suggest any other Japanese hybrid cars with 3pin UK adapter
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Last Sun night, my car couldn't start (despite turning the key many times)  & appears to be rather warm in passenger area: see the 2nd attachment on how the meter/dashboard of the car looked like at that time.

Towed to workshop next day who said 2 motors (that circulate coolant or air??) needed to be replaced so they're replaced but next day, it gets heated up & when I checked the coolant, it's empty.  So I top up with water (instead of coolant) to the full & checked if there's leakage but no leakage is visible.

Next day, found that there's no water  anymore so I top up with almost 2L of water & drop to the workshop:
the mechanic pointed out to me (refer to 1st attachment, yellow-highlighted area) that boiling water is seeping out: he said that the engine is malfunction, generating too much heat thus the boiling water expand & seep out through the yellow-highlighted area.

He said need to overhaul the engine or change another engine & he can't think of any other options.
Anyone has any other opinions or how I could fix this without incurring huge expenses.

 In the meantime, he suggested I could top up with water every 30-40 mins but it's going to be too hot
& dangerous to open the cap (see 1st photo, bottom right corner) : will it be Ok if I leave the cap open
so that I can stop the car every 30mins by the roadside to top up water to cool the engine?

My car is Honda Airwave 2009 model
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Hi,
I need to do something like beep 25 and there should be a beep on my Mac laptop a notification or screen flickr will be better... How could i achieve this using some command or script on terminal..
Thanks
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I'm looking for a setup that will allow me to control two separate Windows 10 computers with a single mouse. This way I can move the mouse between the monitors connected to the different computers and whenever I click on something the click will be registered with the computer whose screen I am on.

What types of mice allow this to be done?
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What are the differences between the Lenovo 20JF000DUS & the Lenovo  20JF000HUS laptops?

Amazon is offering the 20JF000DUS laptop for $1,850.00 (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B072JQ277P/ref=ask_ql_qh_dp_hza) while CDW has provided us with a quote for the 20JF000HUS laptop for $2,565.17 (https://www.cdw.com/shop/products/Lenovo-ThinkPad-X1-Yoga-14in-Core-i7-7600U-16-GB-RAM-512-GB-SSD/4571318.aspx?cm_cat=Transactional&cm_ite=SPS_Quote_Confirm-_-Body-_-Browse_Products-_-SpsQuoteConfirmation&cm_pla=EMTRAN046adu0000P0000&cm_ven=Email&etsi=11720788&etsu=451684580).

1. Is there really much of a difference between these two laptops?

2. What is it that makes for 20JF000HUS laptop so much more expensive than the 20JF000DUS laptop?
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How can I remove unwanted playlists from the Pi Music Player on my Samsung Galaxy S8 Sprint PCS cell phone?
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A user has issues with the audio on You Tube videos cutting in and out even though he is using a fast internet connection with around 65 Mbps download speed and 40 Mbps upload speed.

This is occurring on a Lenovo T470 laptop that is connected to the internet with an Ethernet network cable that is connected to a Lenovo ThinkPad Ultra Dock-port replicator. This T470 has all the latest Lenovo drivers and Windows updates installed.

An example of a problem video are the videos found at this site: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUpzZ30FviE.

What can be done to fix this issue so that the audio will stop cutting in and out?

What type of video players can be used that will buffer the video and audio a couple minutes in advance so that these issues won't occur?
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Hello and Good Evening Everyone,

          From time to time, I have contacted AT&T via phone whenever I needed technical assistance with my cable, internet, and wireless services.  It is my understanding though that an app can be downloaded which will test the equipment and even restart it if need be for troubleshooting purposes.  Given this information, I am wondering if there is an online link which can be reached to download an AT&T diagnostic and troubleshooting application to my laptop which can test and even fix my AT&T equipment when there is a need to do so.

          On a side note,  the device I wish to download the AT&T diagnostic and troubleshooting package to is a laptop running Window 10.  If any specific information or clarification is needed, please feel free to let me know.

           Thank you.

           George
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I just bought a 2017 GMC Sierra CK2500 few months ago. i Had RAM and Expedition before.  They all slightly knock specially when driving up a hill. My question is why they all does that?
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Miscellaneous

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A miscellany is defined as a "collection of various pieces of writing by different authors", but it has come to mean something "Of items gathered or considered together of various types or from different sources" or "a collection or group composed of members or elements of different kinds". The word "miscellaneous" comes from the Latin word "miscere", meaning "to mix." You might have heard the expression "a mixed bag," which applies when you don't quite know what you're going to get. More commonly, a miscellaneous group is made up of an odd group of things that don't fit anywhere else.