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Old 24-01-2013, 11:56   #1 (permalink)
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Sometimes when I read some of the threads on here I realise that I haven't got a clue what is being discussed. Technical stuff, I mean.
When people ask if they can connect a blue plated thingame to a left handed outlet on the coaxial spracket bobbin to get a better power use through the sky box in Outer Mongolia I just glaze over.

I don't mean everyday (to me, anyway) motorhome useage, I mean all of these add on things for satellite TVs, upgrading electrics or whatever.

Can someone compile a glossary of all of the terms that you Techy people use and explain what they are or what they do ? Just so us "average" intelligence lot can stand a chance ?

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Old 24-01-2013, 12:02   #2 (permalink)
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These are arcane subjects best left unexplained.
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Old 24-01-2013, 12:05   #3 (permalink)
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Sometimes when I read some of the threads on here I realise that I haven't got a clue what is being discussed. Technical stuff, I mean.
When people ask if they can connect a blue plated thingame to a left handed outlet on the coaxial spracket bobbin to get a better power use through the sky box in Outer Mongolia I just glaze over.

I don't mean everyday (to me, anyway) motorhome useage, I mean all of these add on things for satellite TVs, upgrading electrics or whatever.

Can someone compile a glossary of all of the terms that you Techy people use and explain what they are or what they do ? Just so us "average" intelligence lot can stand a chance ?

PLEASE
i wouldn't say your thick or old or both,you are just knokinonabit
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Old 24-01-2013, 12:16   #4 (permalink)
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You only need be concerned when they threaten to put in an electricity supply to Stowsla
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Sometimes when I read some of the threads on here I realise that I haven't got a clue what is being discussed. Technical stuff, I mean.
When people ask if they can connect a blue plated thingame to a left handed outlet on the coaxial spracket bobbin to get a better power use through the sky box in Outer Mongolia I just glaze over.

I don't mean everyday (to me, anyway) motorhome useage, I mean all of these add on things for satellite TVs, upgrading electrics or whatever.

Can someone compile a glossary of all of the terms that you Techy people use and explain what they are or what they do ? Just so us "average" intelligence lot can stand a chance ?

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You only need be concerned when they threaten to put in an electricity supply to Stowsla
No chance.
We'll repel them at Tanton Bridge and pull up the drawbridges all around us.
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Old 24-01-2013, 12:20   #7 (permalink)
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Aww go on.

Just a little bit won't hurt, will it ?
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OK no wise cracks from me, I will start the list.

1. A Thingamedobrywhatsitsname, is named as such when I can't think of the proper name for whatever I'm fiddling with at the time. I think.
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