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  • Sumo: Takayasu finishes strong with win over champion Kakuryu

    03/25/2018 7:36:47 PM PDT · by RitchieAprile · 8 replies
    The Mainichi ^ | March 26, 2018 | The Mainichi
    OSAKA (Kyodo) -- Ozeki Takayasu may have finished without a title, but he finished the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament in style with a win over yokozuna Kakuryu on Sunday. Takayasu and Kakuryu were forced to refight the tournament's final bout on the 15th and final day at Edion Arena Osaka, where judges were unable to decide a winner in their first try. In the second try, Takayasu was too fast for the grand champion and easily forced him out. Takayasu has now won 12 bouts in consecutive tournaments. Kakuryu, who clinched his fourth career championship on Saturday, finished with a...
  • Web site to fix punctuation formatting in Free Republic posts

    01/15/2016 6:41:54 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 67 replies
    January 15, 2015 | me
    I have found that the site Replace smart quotes with regular straight quotes fixes the problem Free Republic recently has with quotes and dashes. For example, a New York Times article As Germany Welcomes Migrants, Sexual Attacks in Cologne Point to a New Reality that when originally pasted looks like this: COLOGNE, Germany — In early December, the Cologne police made their New Year’s Eve preparations. Drawing on the previous year’s experience, they identified their biggest worry as pickpocketing and fireworks among the crowds. So they increased their holiday deployment, to 142 from 88, concentrating on the banks of the...
  • Has the Perfect Public Freeping Format

    11/08/2015 12:07:15 PM PST · by Eddie01 · 32 replies
    Ed's head | 11/8/2015 | Ed
    Many thanks to JimRob and all the team at! Great interface in so many ways. When I'm Freepin' out, I don't want heavy graphics and ads coving the page top to bottom. People are always looking. Restaurant managers are doing flybys (it's there job). lets me get my patriot on privately in public without having to worry about folks looking over my shoulder - which is nice. I preach it, but when it's appropriate. The only thing though is that annoying freepathon bar at the top. People should give more faster to get rid of that thing ;)....
  • Latma is Back

    08/11/2012 1:09:04 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 11/8/12 | Caroline Glick
    This week's edition:
  • Format problems on FR

    06/01/2011 2:55:05 PM PDT · by newfreep · 31 replies
    me | 6-1-2011 | newfreep
    How does one change the formatting to get ONLY the news article TITLE listed? My page has suddenly changed to include the first one or two paragraphs of the article - a format I prefer to eliminate. Help...and thanks in advance! newfreep PALIN/West 2012 Bolton SoS
  • MSNBC drops daytime opinion format

    12/29/2009 5:24:36 AM PST · by reaganrevolutionin2010 · 10 replies · 1,006+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 12/29/09 | David Bauder
    Opinionated talk is big business on cable news networks when the sun goes down. During the day, though, it's the opposite. MSNBC is shuffling its daytime lineup early next year because its strategy of spreading personality-driven programming throughout the schedule isn't working. The new approach will emphasize a fast-paced review of the day's big stories as they break.
  • Did Something Just Change on FR?

    03/13/2009 9:00:11 AM PDT · by Bloody Sam Roberts · 72 replies · 1,927+ views
    Free Republic ^ | 3/13/09 | Me
    I'm seeing a huge difference in the way that FR is displaying. On two PCs, the Browse page has changed dramatically. One PC's display format of the Browse Articles page changed while I was viewing it. Has anyone else experienced this in the past 10 minutes? Or am I on drugs?
  • Obama And That Other Ponzi Scheme

    01/01/2009 5:00:15 PM PST · by Steelfish · 14 replies · 1,361+ views
    Obama And That Other Ponzi Scheme President-elect's name may emerge in Norman Hsu fraud trial DECEMBER 31--As if being linked to one high-profile criminal case weren't enough, President-elect Barack Obama's name may soon pop up in another federal prosecution, this one involving a massive Ponzi scheme (no, the other massive Ponzi scheme). In addition to the Rod Blagojevich pay-for-play probe, Obama could figure in the upcoming fraud trial of Norman Hsu, the disgraced Democratic fundraiser who was charged last year with operating a $60 million pyramid scheme. According to investigators, Hsu, a major Hillary Clinton fundraiser, pressured investors to donate...
  • Question: Is there a way to change the font size on Free Republic? (vanity)

    04/10/2008 8:01:17 AM PDT · by Nevadan · 117 replies · 230+ views
    This week the font size of the articles & posts on Free Republic enlarged to the same size as the titles, making the readability for me much harder, particularly when I am scanning the posts. Is there a way to change it back to what it was? I previously viewed the titles in an Arial size 12 font and the body of the thread & posts in size 10. (It is just on the Free Republic website that I have this problem, so it is not my computer's Internet preference settings.)
  • Vanity: Reformatting XP?

    03/30/2008 5:26:01 AM PDT · by 50sDad · 19 replies · 432+ views
    Self ^ | 3/30/08 | 50sdad
    Anybody...I have a donated PC I am making inmto an arcade machine, and it has somebody's old XP setup on it.
  • Hating new Format

    03/07/2008 11:00:34 AM PST · by em2vn · 95 replies · 558+ views
    self ^ | 03-07-08 | em2vn
    I dislike the new FR format. The former one was simple to use. Why does one need to click on a current post to be able to submit a new post? I would prefer to see the post option returned to the upper right corner of the screen where it was previously. I'm getting so frustrated with the new format I don't enjoy FR any longer.
  • Microsoft Releases Specs for Binary Formats

    01/17/2008 11:22:31 AM PST · by TChris · 9 replies · 78+ views
    SlashDot (/.) ^ | 1/17/2008 | skolima
    "In response to requests for even easier access to the Binary Formats, Microsoft has agreed to remove any intermediate steps necessary to get the documentation. They're going to just post it, making it directly available as a download on the Microsoft web site. Microsoft will also make the Binary Formats subject to its Open Specification Promise by February 15, 2008. They're even planning to include an Open Source converter implementation."
  • lower case vs ALL CAPS--some quick net findings

    12/10/2007 4:50:50 AM PST · by Quix · 9 replies · 220+ views
    VARIOUS | 10 DEC 2007 | Quix
    Have not found scientific studies yet . . . but this link has some interesting assertions from the profession: Evidently . . . "Lowercase letters are much more legible than uppercase letters. There is no difference in legibility between headlines set in all lowercase and those set in Uppercase/Lowercase. Display lines set in all capital letters are difficult to read. Body copy set in all caps is totally illegible. [the scientist in me says that's not accurate--hyperbole or some such] Words set in all caps are read letter by letter. Reading is approximately 15% slower in words set in...
  • Warning of data ticking time bomb

    07/05/2007 9:30:29 AM PDT · by ShadowAce · 82 replies · 1,758+ views
    BBC ^ | 03 July 2007 | Unknown
    The growing problem of accessing old digital file formats is a "ticking time bomb", the chief executive of the UK National Archives has warned. Natalie Ceeney said society faced the possibility of "losing years of critical knowledge" because modern PCs could not always open old file formats. She was speaking at the launch of a partnership with Microsoft to ensure the Archives could read old formats. Microsoft's UK head Gordon Frazer warned of a looming "digital dark age".Costly dealHe added: "Unless more work is done to ensure legacy file formats can be read and edited in the future, we face...
  • Captive of History (Why Sony is betting the house on Blu-ray)

    06/08/2006 3:06:44 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 68 replies · 1,491+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | June 8, 2006 | Jonathan V. Last
    THOSE WHO IGNORE HISTORY are doomed to repeat it. One of life's more satisfying ironies, however, is that the same fate often befalls those who fixate on history. Consider the coming train wreck of Sony's PlayStation 3.At this year's annual Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, Sony announced that its next-generation video-game console will begin retailing in November for $599 (or $499 for a stripped-down version). The news rippled through the gaming industry, the consensus being that Sony had doomed its new system with such a high price tag. Traditionally, home video-game consoles have sold for $199 to $299.This news...
  • NJ Bill To Ban More Rifles as "Assault Rifles" (My Title)

    04/24/2006 7:00:37 AM PDT · by ZULU · 54 replies · 3,555+ views
    New Jersey State Assembly ^ | JANUARY 30, 2006 | Reed Guiscora
    ASSEMBLY, No. 2185 STATE OF NEW JERSEY 212th LEGISLATURE INTRODUCED JANUARY 30, 2006 Sponsored by: Assemblyman REED GUSCIORA District 15 (Mercer) SYNOPSIS Revises criteria for determining whether a rifle is an assault firearm. CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT As introduced. AN ACT concerning assault firearms and amending N.J.S.2C:39-1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey: 1. N.J.S.2C:39-1 is amended to read as follows: 2C:39-1. Definitions. The following definitions apply to this chapter and to chapter 58: a. "Antique firearm" means any rifle or shotgun and "antique cannon" means a destructive device defined in...
  • Pastor with Guts

    01/20/2005 6:30:58 AM PST · by rockabyebaby · 19 replies · 506+ views
    > This Pastor has guts!! > Thought you might enjoy this interesting prayer > given in Kansas at the > opening session of their Senate. It seems prayer > still upsets some people. > When Minister Joe Wright was asked to open the new > session of the Kansas > Senate, everyone was expecting the usual > generalities, but this is what they > heard: > "Heavenly Father, we come before you today to ask > your forgiveness and to > seek your direction and guidance. We know Your Word > says, 'Woe to those who > call evil good,'...
  • Group to Propose New High-Speed Wireless Format (10 times the speed of current generation)

    08/13/2004 6:01:55 PM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies · 739+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 8/12/04
    Group to Propose New High-Speed Wireless Format Thu Aug 12,12:46 PM ET LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A group of technology companies including Texas Instruments Inc. (NYSE:TXN), STMicroelectronics (STM.PA) and Broadcom Corp. (Nasdaq:BRCM), on Thursday said they will propose a new wireless networking standard up to 10 times the speed of the current generation. The group says they are submitting a plan for a new standard for a popular short range wireless networking technology known as Wi-Fi -- which is used in airports, hotels and coffee shops to access the Web without wires. The group, calling itself "WWiSE," said their version...
  • Something Bad is Happening to Pings, Comments, Messages..........

    08/09/2004 9:07:03 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 207 replies · 3,826+ views
    nuconvert | Aug. 9, 2004
    Something bad is happening to Pings, 'My Comments', Messages........I hope it isn't permanent......Make it stop, Please
  • How can I save my e-mails in my MS-outlook express while formatting my hard driver?

    06/12/2004 12:15:11 AM PDT · by F14 Pilot · 13 replies · 554+ views
    Self | Today | Self
    Hi every one... I got a problem here. Want to format my HDD (Hard drive) but at the same time, I have many many e-mails saved on my MS-Outlook. I dont wanna lose these mails but I have to format/erase my Drive C to install a new windows on this crap PC. LoL... I would appreciate any ones help/ideas.