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How to Get Anything You Want

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How to Get Almost Anything You Want Wouldn’t it be cool if you could get almost anything you wanted? It sounds like a dream, but to some extent, and if done correctly, it can be achieved. In this post I will share how I had one of the world’s most famous comedians and tv stars write jokes for me, saved thousands of dollars, and was able to get my hands on stuff before almost anyone else on the planet. For this tasty little recipe, you will need the following ingredients: * A big spoon of hustle * Big cojones (balls) * The right mindset and strategy Before we dive into this, I must stress that credit for this must go to my dad… he always used to say “Dean, if you don’t ask, you don’t get”… and it was later in life that I realised how true this was. I once remember my dad getting 20% off a pair of shoes at a local market… he did this by a) asking, b) claiming to be a fellow market trader. A little naughty, but there is nothing wrong with a healthy dose of hustle. What’s the worst that can happen? So here’s the story…

WineTools Introduction WineTools is a menu driven installer for installing about 90 Windows programs under the x86 (Athlon or Intel PC) processor architecture with the Linux operating system using Wine. This software lets you install the following Windows software: DCOM98 IE6 Windows Core Fonts Windows System Software Office & Office Viewer Adobe Photoshop 7, Illustrator 9 many other programs It also sets up your .wine directory in the correct way, downloads the files to install from the web (only the free and shareware ones for sure), installs Windows fonts and lets you uninstall and configure your software. And it does much more than Sidenet, although older versions used to use a part of the configuration for IE6 (thanks for that!). WineTools was initially written by Frank Hendriksen <frank||frankscorner.org> and was extended by me (Joachim von Thadden <thadden||web.de>) and Sven Paschukat <Sven.Paschukat||t-online.de>. Disclaimer Legal Notice E. g. the EULA for IE6 states: Download Installation

winetricks Translations of this page: Deutsch Polish Romanian Español Russian Japanese 简体中文 winetricks winetricks is a helper script to download and install various redistributable runtime libraries needed to run some programs in Wine. Note: Although using winetricks may be very useful for getting some programs working in Wine, doing so may limit your ability to get support though WineHQ. Note: Some of the packages listed below may not work well with older versions of Wine. Getting winetricks The script is maintained by AustinEnglish at wget chmod +x winetricks Also, some winetricks "packages" require a few external tools to be installed, namely: cabextract, unzip, p7zip, wget (or curl), and zenity (or kdialog). New Gui winetricks 20110311 was a major release. Using winetricks Once you've obtained winetricks you can run it simply by typing sh winetricks at the console. sh winetricks corefonts vcrun6 Options

tomkenyon.com How To Be Genuinely Interested In People Subscribe in a reader Oct Are you a web programmer familiar with LAMP stack and want to work from home? Please fill out an application here! Full time job, salaries range from around $1,000-$6,000/month. In Dale Carnegie’s How To Win Friends And Influence People, he listed genuine interest as one of the most important aspects of a good relationship. Imagine having the following two conversations: A Conversation Without Interest “Hi Bob” “Hey Jim” “How was your weekend?” A Conversation With Genuine Interest “Hi Bob!” What Genuine Interest Says Which of the above two conversations would you rather be involved in if you were Bob? Well, yes, the conversation is “flowing”, but it’s about to be shut off really soon. And that’s exactly the point! Now consider the second conversation where Jim shows genuine interest in Bob. So now that we know how important genuine interest in people is for relationships, just how exactly do we go about showing it? How To Be Genuinely Interested Email This Post

How to Find Anything Online - 64 Tools and Tips to Search Smarter | Roundup Searching through the petabytes of fact, fiction, and rumor that make up the World Wide Web is no mean task. It's like wandering through a library without a filing system or a card catalog. Portals like Yahoo! evolved as manageable entry points to this ever-growing repository. While each search engine is different, they are more closely related than ever, as shown in the chart " Search Web ." Given the vast amounts of information on any given subject, simply indexing is not enough. While some detractors point out that this strategy may ultimately drive popularity instead of following it, Google's success is undeniable: It's a household name. Yet even Google has a long way to go. In the pages that follow, we offer reviews of five popular general-purpose search engines.

WineHQ - Run Windows applications on Linux, BSD, Solaris and Mac Wine for Debian based distributions Installing WineHQ packages If you have previously installed a Wine package from another repository, please remove it and any packages that depend on it (e.g., wine-mono, wine-gecko, winetricks) before attempting to install the WineHQ packages, as they may cause dependency conflicts. If your system is 64 bit, enable 32 bit architecture (if you haven't already): sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 Add the repository: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wine/wine-builds Update packages: sudo apt-get update Then install (example for the development branch): sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-devel If you prefer to use the Staging branch, replace `winehq-devel` with `winehq-staging` in the line above. If apt-get complains about missing dependencies, install them, then repeat the last two steps (update and install). If you have previously used the distro packages, you will notice some differences in the WineHQ ones: Files are installed to /opt/wine-devel. Installing without Internet Compiling WoW64

ELFEN Project Conversation Skills / Tips: How To Have A Good Conversation Subscribe in a reader Dec Are you a web programmer familiar with LAMP stack and want to work from home? Please fill out an application here! Full time job, salaries range from around $1,000-$6,000/month. Do you have awkward silences in your conversations or not know what to say? 1) Be Genuinely Interested – The point of a conversation is to communicate with the other person, meaning you need to actually want to talk them to begin with! If you actually have something to say, you can always state your reason for wanting to talk to the other person. Of course, if you did state your desires and the other person looks like he/she feels nervous or uncomfortable with the subject, stop. Even if you are genuinely interested in someone, they might not want to satisfy your particular interest. Therefore, it’s always good to smile and appear friendly and harmless. For example, as I am writing this article on the train, a guy just sat next to me and started asking me, “Where are you from?”

How To Find the answer to almost ANYTHING. The Book of Google Yes it might seem like IT professionals are doing something very secretive and cleaver but often they are just holders of the Book of Google. Thanks to their incredible efforts to create the most universal search ever made Google and the tireless efforts of so many internet users on forums, blogs and websites there’s almost nothing that can’t be answered by a quick search. There is however a couple things this system of research throws up. First there is actually a right way and wrong way to use Google for research, the thing you’ve got to remember about the internet is that it’s driven on opinion so don’t just take the first link at the top of the search as a golden rule, make sure you scan at least the first five or so and keep refining your search terms often it’s not the obvious question that holds the answer. Already I find myself merely gathering information and not contributing all that often. In Conclusion

Home - PlayOnLinux - Run your Windows applications on Linux easi Moving Forward on the Problem of Consciousness David J. Chalmers Department of Philosophy University of Arizona Tucson, AZ 85721 chalmers@arizona.edu Published in the Journal of Consciousness Studies 4(1):3-46. This paper is a response to the commentaries in the Journal of Consciousness Studies on my paper "Facing Up to the Problem of Consciousness." The 26 commentaries (with links to online versions when they exist) were by Bernard Baars, Douglas Bilodeau, Patricia Churchland, Tom Clark, C.J.S. I am very grateful to all the contributors to this symposium for their thoughtful comments. When I wrote my paper, I had no idea that it would be subject to such close analysis. Because of the unexpected influence of the "hard problem" formulation, I have occasionally received far more credit than I deserve. The papers in the symposium are divided fairly evenly into those that take issue with aspects of my analysis, and those that provide positive approaches of their own. The reply has three main parts. 2.1 Deflationary analogies

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