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This inverted poop emoji totally looks like Mr. Glitch from Square One TV

Please tell me that I’m not the only one who sees it.

Injury Helpline: “Devastating Results” (circa 1992)

The insurance companies have lawyers working hard on their side and so should you! That was a familiar refrain through so many years of daytime television!

Ingles: “Letter Writing” (circa 1989)

This typewriter was old-fashioned even in 1989! That’s how we know that Ingles Supermarket is homey and traditional!

Roger Moore 1927-2017

Product Review: SXE Electronics Wireless Charging Digital Alarm Clock

Looking for a good, cheap way to upgrade an older phone to have wireless charging? This probably isn’t it. It’s the good, the bad, and the REALLY ugly about the SXE Electronics Wireless Charging Digital Alarm Clock.

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TRANSCRIPT:

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[Music]

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okay so here we have the FX e wireless

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charging digital alarm clock wireless

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charging enabled smartphone anyway so

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here’s the box wirelessly charge your

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smartphone they can charge no wires

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needed because it comes with these

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handy-dandy

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wireless charging adapters that you can

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stick on the banking phone or your

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family ever and then of course you can

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wireless charging have on top a physical

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device to clock

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fuck your manual side and optional

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battery backup with to delay that’s the

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acquirement well it’s days you just like

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let’s do

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[Music]

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clock radio units we have two adapters

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AC adapter patient there this is light

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adapter the adapter it Saturday the

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adapter 110 120 240 240 in Portland –

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what – amp to 5 volt pan 6 and center

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positive barrel adapter 3 standard stuff

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there’s your battery port for two

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doublea’s charging pad oats it cut some

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nice kind of a rubbery substance here

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just to hold your stuff in place little

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grippy see I low and off for your alarm

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time that alarm stuff squeeze your

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dimmer minute

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and that’s pretty much all there is to

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it there’s no radio function or anything

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like that

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not that we need that on this model this

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is just something that we’re going to

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use to charge charge phone and cell time

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with we got to plug down you can see

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this is pretty bright see if it would

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affect the general settings so the

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lowest one should be okay for for

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nighttime use set the alarm for highest

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setting here goes off moving

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love it uh we’ll hook up the phone and

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see how it does with charging so what

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we’re going to do so we’re just gonna

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fit this right off in the back the phone

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here look it yeah right there your

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father she is fits them nice and snugly

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popper into case

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sure charging it’s charging there this

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is a yeah this is kind of ridiculous

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hear how this caught plug them sent

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Sunday now Friday and it has game looks

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like 11 minutes or so yeah so it’s on

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I’m a three minute the day to to in

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changes day over five day that’s

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ridiculous

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bad timing in this plan so if you want

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an accurate clock this is not going to

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be the one as I was afraid of this was

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sort of something that was handed in the

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back of my mind the whole time I was

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playing with this nowhere on the box

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does it say that it is Qi compliant and

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that’s the problem

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now of course it says

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the other you know compatible with

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wireless charging in a smartphone other

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smartphones like an iphone blah blah

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blah maybe adaptors to work with this

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unfortunately these adapters are also

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not Chi compliant thus they do not work

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on any qi chargers they only work on

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this charger this particular charger

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which pretty much makes them useless

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that’s a deal breaker right there so sxe

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wireless charging digital alarm clock

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stay away from it don’t buy this do not

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waste your money on this piece of trash

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get yourself a real qi adapter and a

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real key compatible charger

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[Music]

Chopper: A History of America Military Helicopter Operators from WWII to the War on Terro

Chopper: A History of America Military Helicopter Operators from WWII to the War on Terro
author: Robert F. Dorr
name: Matthew
average rating: 3.62
book published: 2005
rating: 2
read at: 2017/05/10
date added: 2017/05/10
shelves:
review:
What started as a promising exploration of helicopter operations through US military history quickly devolved into a monotonous collection of personal histories by the men who flew them. As a fellow helo pilot, I certainly respect the men and their stories, but I felt that they were not done enough justice with a simple transcription. Dorr makes no effort to inject any wordsmithing and instead only serves to define the alphabet soup of military aviation acronyms and casually introduce each recollection. On its own, each of the stories is fascinating and insightful, but as the only source in a historical exploration, there is a lot to be desired!

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AirborneSurfer Channel Update May 2017

Back from April vacation with a summary of upcoming projects and state of the channel. Thank you to all of my new subscribers! Please keep commenting, sharing, and liking; y’all make it all possible!

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