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RootsTech Attracts Over 1 Million Participants Opening Week – FamilySearch

I saw this on FamilySearch recently – RootsTech Attracts Over 1 Million Participants Opening Week: https://media.familysearch.org/rootstech-attracts-over-1-million-participants-opening-week/. Slightly longer article, but here’s a short synopsis. Salt Lake City, UT, March 04, 2021 RootsTech Connect 2021 lured more than 1 million participants … Continue reading

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Lisa Reviews An Oscar Nominee: The Guns of Navarone (dir by J. Lee Thompson)

The Oscar nominations are finally due to be announced on March 15th and the Oscars themselves are scheduled to be awarded at the end of April.  In anticipation of the big event (and the end of this current lengthy awards … Continue reading

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5 Position Fixing Techniques – YouTube Casual Navigation

I saw this recently – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x93EaSwMVfQ Direct link: 5 Position Fixing Techniques – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x93EaSwMVfQ (around 15:09 minutes long).

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Thousands of brand new parish records now online – FindMyPast Fridays March 5, 2021

I checked last night and saw it posted. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new.  I shortened it a fair amount and highlighted the different topics covered. Here’s the direct link – Thousands of brand new parish records … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Criticals and Fumbles in RPGs – March 4, 2021

In my last post, I re-blogged a post Thoughts on Critical Hits & Fumbles in Old-School Games — Smoldering Wizard; original post Thoughts on Critical Hits & Fumbles in Old-School Games — Smoldering Wizard. Depending on the Role-Playing Game (RPG) … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Critical Hits & Fumbles in Old-School Games — Smoldering Wizard

Over the years I’ve tried various methods of spicing up combat in my old-school games, including using different flavors of critical hits and fumbles charts. Like many of you, I’ve tried them both as a referee and a player, and … Continue reading

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Protect your packages from porch pirates: 7 practical tips – CNET March 3, 2021

I saw this earlier on CNET – Protect your packages from porch pirates: 7 practical tips: https://www.cnet.com/how-to/protect-your-packages-from-porch-pirates-7-practical-tips/. Much longer article, but included the topics below. Erin Gobler March 3, 2021 USPS or Amazon package stolen? Here’s how to stop it … Continue reading

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Silver bells for Cyndi’s List! — The Legal Genealogist

Celebrating 25 years It was just 1,025 links on a single web page when it launched, 25 years ago today. It is, today, one of the most remarkable, durable, and valuable genealogical resources anywhere on the internet, one The Legal … Continue reading

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See Plenty of eBikes Way Overpriced – March 4, 2021

On Facebook, I see many ebike ads or crowdfunding campaigns. At best, it’s 50% off with the price being roughly $500. At worst, it’s 50% off for an ebike that is on sale for $1,500. For the cheaper ebikes, they … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – 4 March 2021

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – March 4, 2021: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after 26 February, 2021. I try to check every day or two since they can … Continue reading

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