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RainCaster's Journal
RainCaster's Journal
November 16, 2023

The latest DU4 change isn't good

I have loved the DU4 changes since it all began in beta testing. But the latest change for mobile is no bueno. It looks like the idea is to stripe alternating posts with black/white backgrounds when in dark mode. I never use the light background, so I don't know how that one looks. The problem is that the alternating posts all come up as white lettering on a white background. I can see this on my phone, or on my desktop if I make my browser app narrow enough to go to the single column layout.

Edit: added
This happens in the Latest Discussions section.

October 28, 2023

Are all the Rules Of Chaos still in effect for the GOP House?

Can any one person still cause an ejection?
It seems like they should fix that sooner.

October 12, 2023

Trolling AT&T

The Mrs and I got new phones this week, and I needed to activate them. Should have been easy- right?

Well, we went to the local AT&T store where the lone employee stopped his tik-tok surf long enough to tell us that because we bought our devices from the web site and not this store, company policy forbid him from helping us. Nice. Company policy totally blows chunks. So we went home and I started the upgrade on her phone.

After many hours, I got all the data transferred from our old devices to the new ones and I even got my new phone to activate. However, her phone refused to activate. After spending 2 1/2 hours (yes!) on the phone with four different levels of tech support, they finally got her phone to work. At one point I was tired enough of the requests to power cycle the device that I mentioned perhaps the issue could be fixed if she restarted the entire data center at headquarters. She laughed, appreciating my humor.

October 10, 2023

Goodbye to Clannad

I just left Clannad's concert here in Seattle. It was their closing show for their final tour. It was a great time, many wonderful songs, lots of fun variations on old favorites.

I have no songs to share, just great memories.

September 6, 2023

Anyone enjoying "The Witcher" season 3?

I've become rather disenchanted with the series because Season 3 is so filled with "castle intrigue" that it has become boring. The occasionally inventive monsters that randomly show up aren't even that great because the scenes are too short and safe. No wonder the principal actor is leaving- this is as boring as Masterpiece Theater.

Tell me it gets better...

August 25, 2023

Invasion on Apple TV - anyone watched both seasons yet?

I just started this series, not sure yet, but it is interesting. Only 2 episodes so far. Does it get more interesting?

August 1, 2023

I have had it with Elon's X

I just closed all of my accounts on Twitter. Too much nonsense and not enough positivity.

My amusement in torturing conservatives was not worth it any longer. Now they are down several more viewers, and I will regain some email sanity.

As one of my British friends once said "Too many twits make a twat".

July 28, 2023

Waiting for Tears

Sitting in my seat waiting for Tears for Fears concert to begin. A present from Mrs RC for father's day.

July 6, 2023

Get it while you can - stem cell treatment

Mrs RC has a bum knee and I'm pushing her to try stem cell treatment before the RWNJs ban that too. It seems like anything beneficial to humans must be banned.

June 17, 2023

Anyone else annoyed with Apple TV and Friday Night Baseball?

They are doing their 4k streaming in interlace mode, which is horrible for the fast motion. Makes it look very jerky to me. Plus their 'casters are ignorant about my team, so that don't help.

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Gender: Male
Home country: USA
Current location: Left Coast
Member since: Mon Oct 10, 2016, 06:19 PM
Number of posts: 10,156

About RainCaster

A Reformed Republican who has seen evil and shook its hand. (Nixon) He now spends his time trying to change the world for the better.

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