I think I scored today

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  1. bcj1755

    bcj1755 New Member

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    I went this morning to help a family in my church move. They told us we could have the stuff they no longer wanted. I got a Dell W3000 30' LCD TV/monitor:D He told me there was a problem with the power switch so I've been fiddling with it and got it working, so far. I got it working as a TV but it has no sound. Meh, no big deal as I want to use it as a monitor. I watch a lot of movies on my PC and I think it will make that very much more enjoyable:D I poked around in my system settings and discovered that the version of Linux I'm using already has a driver for the W3000:D:D:D Problem is I don't have a VGA cable for it:mad: I'll get one next week and see how it works. If it works, I'll have a 30' flat panel LCD monitor that will have only cost me the $20 for the VGA cable and a couple three hours of my time spent helping a family that needed some help.

    On a side note, I found out today that this family is from the same area of Florida where I'm from. I've talked to them a couple times but never knew that. The husband even graduated from the same high school I did, two years before I did and the wife graduated from another local high school down there a year before I did:eek:
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    :(Dang it. I read your title bcj, and thought you had some news to report on your bank teller lady.
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    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

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    First thing I thought of is that you got a great deal on a new gun.

    I thought I scored when I found regular Small Primers (both kind) at the gun show this morning!!
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    Nice coincidence!
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    LMAO I was thinking something along those lines too.......:D:D
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    Classic barter BCJ!! You did good!! Helped a family in need, got a great deal on a flat screen TV, & the govt never got a dime in tax!! Way 2 go!!! ;):D:D

    SR :)
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    UPDATE - Well, I got a VGA cable today and hooked up the new monitor. Wow, it's so...big. It's like a freakin' movie screen:eek:
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