LN-QRM 193: RIP Wilson

Recorded: 28 August 2015

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty & Michael
Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review 

  • Barry –  Coconut infused Rum & Coke Zero
  • Barty – E&J Brandy
  • Michael – Yooper Wallbanger
  • Joel – Smirnoff apple vodka, sour apple liquor and sprite & Makers mark!

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – Saw the Doobie Brothers
  • Barty – Trying to get a metal roof put on by winter
  • Michael – David has moved into MTU!
  • Joel – Schlepping my crap all over NH is DONE! all moved into Antrim
  • Joel – Kiona is all moved in to Norwich University.
  • Joel- Start the new job Sep. 8th!
  • Joel – Mini excavator backhoe worked awesome new water  lines are run and through the foundation of the house but there’s a dirt pile in my back yard..lol
  • Joel –  The new toilet is in and handles like its on rails.
  • Michael – When in doubt – go to your local field office.
  • Michael – …and the high point of the week, the view, the view.

Geek Corner

  • Barry –  Thinking about switching to Logic Pro X
  • Barry – Thinking about switching to VMware
  • Barty – VMware unable to upgrade Windows 7 to 10
  • Barry – VMWare 8 just released: support for El Capitan & Windows 10
  • Michael – David gets cold call to interview in MTU IT department, and gets hired!
  • Joel – I broke the glass on my iPhone 5c.
  • Barry – another cool thing about Spark mail app.
  • Barry – New Logitech K360 keyboard for the Windoze machine
  • Michael – My wife’s MB motherboard dies, bad timing (and takes out 1 TB hard drive)
  • Michael – … and there’s a new MB Pro in town 🙂

Ingress Alert

  • Barry – Saying hi to all my fellow Ingress players out there (They listen)
  • Barty – Hit 200000 points 100000 to got to level 6
  • Michael – Just maintaining the local portals

Bottom Gear

  • Barry –  Got a box scraper for the JD
  • Barry – Looking at a shelter for the JD
  • Michael – David’s Jeep front axle is rebuilt – reassembly in progress
  • Barry – New generator battery came: genny is back!
  • Barty – Need to fire up our generator, just in case
  • Joel – Rambo loses the driver side rear Wheel while pulling a loaded 24 foot trailer on Main St.  Bennington
  • Joel – Wilson IS Gone forever…….

Entertainment Last Month    

  • Nothing this week

Musical Guest: Michael’s picks: Deep Purple with Kentucky Woman
Theme Song:   Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM 192: Piece of Skype

Recorded: 15 August 2015

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty & Michael
Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review 

  • Barry –  Rum & Coke Zero
  • Joel – Christian Brothers and coke
  • Michael – Grape Powerade – (and garlic humus with tortia chips) there’s a story here…
  • Barty – Water

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – The new Zenni’s are here!
  • Michael – My what is not cold enough? (!)
  • Barry – Charlie had four teeth pulled – He’s doing good
  • Barry – Tried to start the generator today. (Emphasis on TRIED)
  • Joel – Moving still sucks!
  • Joel – Wired up a new(to us) Kitchen stove (new breakers and all)
  • Joel – Harman p61a Pellet stove on its way.
  • Joel – Backhoe is due here on Monday to dig up the well.
  • Michael – David get’s moved to college next weekend.

Geek Corner

  • Barry –  Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade installation still SUCKS!
  • Michael – The Mom’s visit was great – and of course a private WiFi SSID for them.
  • Michael – MacBook crash! ( Chris’s)
  • Barty – Still waiting on Windows 10 free upgrade response
  • Here Barty: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10ISO
  • Michael – IOS 8.4.1 is out, and my clock was 1 hour off most of the day.

Ingress Alert

  • Barry – Took out most of Peterborough – It lasted about 3 hours
  • Michael – Mark and I cleared a path for something I guess is about to occur…

Bottom Gear

  • Barry –  Prius hit 200,000 on Friday! (I have video)
  • Michael – Parts are in, waiting for David’s Jeep axle to be welded.
  • Michael – And it’s August – better get to that tractor!!

Entertainment Last Month

  • Michael – Mom give’s me an Amazon fireTVstick – review to follow.

 

Musical Guest: Barty’s picks: Jefferson Airplane with She has Funny Cars
Theme Song:   Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM 191: F—ck You, Joel

Recorded: 08 August 2015

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty & Michael
Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review 

  • Barry –  Rum & Coke Zero
  • Michael – Leinenkugel Summer Shandy Beer (Weiss Bier und Limonade )
  • Joel – Crown Royal Apple and Coke
  • Barty – J&B Brandy

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – Enjoying other podcasts
  • Barry – Worked 5 days in a row!
  • Barry – Republican Debate
  • Michael – The mom’s arrive Monday!
  • Michael – Fire and EMS calls this week, 3 in the last 24 hours.
  • Joel – Moving SUCKS! But its awesome in the woods 39 miles from VT 60 Miles from MA
  • Barty – We did the TV shuffle today.

Geek Corner

  • Barty – New ‘smart’ TV fun
  • Barry –  Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade installation still SUCKS!
  • Michael – Microsoft WIndows 10 upgrade went flawlessly on my son’s (less than 1 year old) gaming machine.
  • Barry – Spark update
  • Barry – Sharkk update
  • Joel – I’ve got 1 gig FIBER internet! And fiber cable tv ready for the new dr who!
  • Barty – Apple Music woes and wonders
  • Michael – My Apple Music update…

Ingress Alert

  •   Michael – Yup, still Bob safe!
  • Joel – Yes I’m playing and trying like hell to rank up hitting portals in Wilton NH

Bottom Gear

  • Barry –  Prius hits 200,000 this week!
  • Michael – David’s Jeep still in the shop, needs some axle bracket welding.
  • Joel – Rambo is doing the move wonderfully and pulling trailers.
  • Joel – Elvira is coming north next week.

Entertainment Last Month

  • Michael – Chris and I currently viewing the John Pertwee episodes on Netflix
  • Michael – This show may be released before my MMPR2015 wrap-up!

 

Musical Guest: Barty’s picks: James Taylor with “Knockin ‘round the Zoo”
Theme Song:   Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM 190: MMPR 2015 Wrapup

Recorded: 01 August 2015

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty & Michael
Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review 

  • Barry –  El Dorado rum and Coke 0
  • Barty – E&J Brandy
  • Joel –  E&J Peach Brandy and Coke
  • Michael – Yellow Tail Merlot and Caffeine free Pepsi

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – MMPR 2015 wrap up
  • Barry – Summer is here
  • Barry – Zenni glasses ordered
  • Michael – recordings that just did not go right…
  • Joel – The packing continues the move to Antrim progresses.
  • Joel – Operation Well water and kitchen cabinets in Antrim also progress’s
  • Michael – Seiche!

Geek Corner

  • Barry –  Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade installation SUCKS!
  • Michael – A new MB Pro has been ordered by my employer!
  • Barty – Requested a “reservation” for Windows 10 on my Windows 7 Pro instance.
  • Barry – Not good news about Google+
  • Joel – iPhone 5c rocks with my mophie juice box helium
  • Joel – 1 Gig internet gets installed this Thursday at the cabin in the woods.

Ingress Alert

  •   Michael – Bob safe zone?

Bottom Gear

  • Barry –  Prius made it
  •  Michael – David’s Jeep is getting the Planman treatment
  • Joel – Goldfinger blows his heater core (inside the car boiling antifreeze on the feet while driving sucks) over heats! then I McGiver’ed it!
  • Joel –  RAMbo Is 100% new axel ABS Speed sensor(nightmare job) new crankshaft position sensor (a real nightmare job) cut the fender well ,New transmission speed sensor( speed now works) all new plugs fix the mis-fire on cylinder #7, and fixed the overdrive vibration.
  • MMD would like recommendations on snow removal.

Entertainment Last Month

  • Michael – Chris and I are back to the First Doctor

Musical Guest: Barty’s picks: Lovin’ Spoonful with “Younger Girl”
Theme Song:   Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM 187: JDT

Recorded: 11 July 2015

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty & Michael
Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review 

  • Barry – Jimini Coke
  • Michael – Brickside on empty stomach – danger Will Robinson – and a little worried…
  • Joel – Twisted Raspberry Tea

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – our 20 year old kitty, Cleo, passed away
  • Michael – EMS calls – tis the season
  • Barry – Five day weekend
  • Barry – Yard work and more yard work
  • Barry – AM joins in on the annual reading of the D of I
  • Michael – loved the video 🙂
  • Barry – New shelter ordered
  • Michael – work has been insane
  • Joel – 5 more hours of Ink
  • Joel – Signed up for Twitter…I hate it!……I turned it off

Geek Corner

  • Barry – Minions that curse
  • Michael – Apple music sucks … They’ve cleaned up and I can’t find anything anymore!
  • Michael – Sqwiggle – jury is out…
  • Joel – IPhone 5c delivery on 7-16

Ingress Alert

  • Barry – Hardly playing these days.
  • MIchael – eh… maintaining main portal

Bottom Gear

  • Michael – Thanks to information from Joel – David’s Jeep needs welding,
  • Michael – Michael’s Jeep needs axle bearings and engine (but AC works!!!)  Truckster needs refrigerant!
  • Joel – New brake pads and rotor’s on Wilson
  • Joel – new exhaust hangers on Daisy

Entertainment Last Month

  • Barry – Mr Robot
  • Michael – Chris and I have switched to Amazon for Dr. Who Season 8

Musical Guest: Beck with “Where it’s at”
Theme Song:   Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM 181: Hey look! The numbers are the same forward and backwards!

Recorded: 23 May 2015

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe–Review

  • Barry –   Beer…lol
  • Joel – Paul Mason Rose Blush

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – I hate pollen!
  • Barry – Mosquitoes the size of crows!
  • Barry – QRM Studios are back in running condition
  • Michael – Cleaning studio V! (And the annual migration of traffic has arrived in my driveway)
  • Michael – JROTC at Calumet High School
  • Joel – Air Force JROTC at Lowell High School
  • Barry – Grilling with a jacket on
  • MIchael – Snow, fog and sun
  • Michael – Don’t forget that compass
  • Michael – Graduation for David

Geek Corner

  • Michael – Using Google Voice again, working great!
  • Barry – Seconds App
  •  Michael – Disable that SMS
  • Joel – Mophie Juice Pak Air for IPhone 4s

Ingress Alert

  • Barry – The frogs are trying to recruit me
  • Michael – Badges, I don’t need no more stinkin badges – for now anyway
  • Michael – Our winter isolation has ended

Bottom Gear

  • Barry – JD oil change time
  • Barry – First lawn cut
  • Barry – Prius is inspected, fixed up and de-Sbarroed.
  • Michael – 2001 doors fit great on a 1997 Jeep, (So do most of the parts I suspect)
  • Michael – International Scout goes 100K

Entertainment Last Month

  • The last David Lettermen show
  • Joel – Game of Thrones

Musical Guest: 1978 Billboard Hot 100 #40 –  Kenny Rogers with “The Gambler”

Theme Song:   Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM #169: The Big One is Coming

Recorded: 24 January 2015

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty & Michael

Topics

  • Michael – Up 44 hours, with 500 plus miles and 21 hours on rig. EMS, gotta love it.
  • Barry – Deflategate
  • Barry – FreeNAS Project: I’m per…Plexed
  • Barry – Microsoft Windows 10 free for Windows 7 & 8 owners!
  • Barry – Xbox on Microsoft 10?
  • Barry – Reworked my podcast lists – catching up on the shorter podcasts
  • Barry – Working on the 17 hour LateNite QRM

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe–Review

  • Barry – Cheap Port Wine again
  • Joel – Paul Masson Peach Brandy…again

Ingress Alert

  • Michael – Guardian achieved – Mark has offered up his 113 day and counting Guardian for a Saturday night operation.
  • Barry – (I wouldn’t)

Bottom Gear

  • Michael – Black Jeep develops new noise in engine, using lots of oil, and a flat on way to Mercy.
  • Michael – Family Truckster finally gets new fuel filter – and a 5 MPG boost in economy.
  • Joel – GOLDfinger leaves me sit on the on the side of route 3 north Thursday Night and is still being diagnosed

Musical Guest: American Authors with “Best Day of My Life”

Theme Song:   Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM #166: Old Man Problems

Recorded:  3 January 2015

Hosts:  Joel, Barry, Barty & Michael

Topics

  • Barry – Generator issues
  • All – Old man problems
  • Barry – It’s 2015… We’re back to the future
  • Barry – RTL-SDR dongle is here
  • Barry – Windows 10 preview
  • Michael – Here’s your chance to be a Yooper. One of my neighbors is putting their house up for sale.
  • Michael – Fireworks!
  • Michael – I finally changed microphones
  • Michael – Waves, and I don’t mean hello or goodbye
  • Michael – Poutine!!

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe–Review

  •  Barry – Barry’s Blended Whisky

App Review

  • Barry – Got another Roku: Roku 3

Ingress Alert

  • Barry – First Ingress mission approved
  • Michael – Virtual Yooper JR reaches Level 8 and 90 day guardian in the same week – AXA no big thing

Bottom Gear

  • Michael  – Jeep saga continues

Entertainment Last Month

  •  Barry – I’m back watching the Doctor: Doc Martin
  • Michael – finally watched the first two Sherlock’s last night, all I could see was Bilbo Baggin’s 🙂
  • Michael – Started watching Torchwood

Musical Guest:  Imagine Dragons with “I Bet My Life”

Theme Song:   Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM #163: Christmas Time is Here

Recorded: 13 December 2014 (12/13/14)

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael

Topics

  • Michael – Don’t know what the heck that noise was in my mic last week…
  • Michael – Gonna go bag a 10,000 pointer (tree)
  • All – What’s in a McNugget
  • Michael – I fell for it. (Literally)
  • Michael – Secret Santa has me pegged.
  • Michael – tree lighting in the Harbor!
  • Barry – 7.1 is way better than 5.1
  • Barry – Have I mentioned lately how much FairPoint SUCKS!(I second that motion!)
  • Michael – Working hard on my 15k to couch program.
  • Joel – Fire Stick review
  • Michael – New technology comes to Copper Harbor

Podcasters Anonymous Review

Each week one of the podcasters gets hammered on a new to us booze 🙂 and talks about it.

  • Joel – Paul Masson Peach Brandy Holy crap this stuff is Good! (review)

APP REVIEW

  • Barry – DropBox vs GDrive vs OneDrive
  • Barry – New GDrive debuted this week… The jury is still out.

INGRESS ALERT

  • Michael – Ingress Alert – Big Op (I thought)
  • Barry – Resistance wins the anomaly in Hartford

BOTTOM GEAR

  • Doug Slater gets snow tires on his mini cooper, and as it happens GoldFinger is getting his snow sneakers on this week too! alsp Goldfinger gets a brand new serpentine belt.
  • Operation QRM JEEP commences next Saturday.

ENTERTAINMENT LAST MONTH

  • Barry – Guardians of the Galaxy = Awsome!

Musical Guest: 4 Non  Blondes with “What’s Up”

Theme Song:   Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

 

LN-QRM #159: Damn! It’s November Already

Recorded: 1 November 2014

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty & Michael

Topics

  • Barry – New Drinking game: Everyone drinks a shot every time CNN shows the rocket exploding
  • Barry – I gave up the touchpad
  • Barry – Tim Cook is gay – Who didn’t already know that?

            INGRESS ALERT

  • Barry – Enemy portals giving out 3x XMPs, Friendly portals giving out 3x resonators, Fielding is worth double AP

Bottom Gear

  • Barry – The Prius air conditioner is fixed!
  • Joel – Olds in his future
  • Michael – New Jeep in the family

Musical Guest: Peter Gabriel with “Sledgehammer”

Theme Song:   Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”