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Am I thick or old, or both ?

Discussion in 'MOTORHOME CHAT' started by knokinonabit, Jan 24, 2013.

  1. knokinonabit

    knokinonabit Funster

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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 :Blush: :helpsos::getmecoat:
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  2. Taran_Las

    Taran_Las Funster

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    These are arcane subjects best left unexplained. :Rofl1:
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    i wouldn't say your thick or old or both,you are just knokinonabit:Smile:
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    You only need be concerned when they threaten to put in an electricity supply to Stowsla :Rofl1:
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    A little knowledge is a dangerous thing - better not knowing: BigGrin:
    terry
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    knokinonabit Funster

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    No chance.
    We'll repel them at Tanton Bridge and pull up the drawbridges all around us.:BigGrin:
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    Aww go on.

    Just a little bit won't hurt, will it ? :RollEyes:
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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.:BigGrin: I think. :RollEyes:
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    I'm begginning to see the light, I think :help:
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    That's when it gets you :Eeek::BigGrin:
    The BLACK ART of electricery always catches me out :Eeek:Even after all these yrs :BigGrin:The other month I was stripping some lights out of a building ,made sure all leccy was off and still got a belt- apparently strip lights have capasators that hold the leccy waiting for me to spring the trap on :Rofl1::BigGrin: Telling you it a dangeous thing, take heed :BigGrin:
    terry
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    You're not on your own - I sometimes read stuff half a dozen times, & still doesn't make sense. Sometimes better to leave it, & then go back with a clearer head.
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    knokinonabit Funster

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    You just can't help yourselves, can you ?

    Capasitors !!!!

    Your using fancy words again. Is this to throw me off the scent ?
    It's a conspiracy, that's what it is.:secret:
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    I wish I had two heads.

    Are you related to Worzel Gummidge ? :BigGrin:
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    Like a posh re-charable battery to me and you :Wink: no doubt somebody will be along to give a proper explination :Smile:
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    Depends if I have had a bad hair day:thumb:

    I think maybe I put myself under too much pressure to "know" stuff - I do enjoy learning, but finding it more difficult to remember it all.
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    I new that really, honest :Blush:
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    As Homer Simpson once said, "I'm afraid to learn new stuff in case it pushes the old stuff out".
    Well that's me !!!!!
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    Yes, I resemble that remark. And also can sympathise with Bart, who once said in class, "May I be excused? My brain is full."

    Steve :Smile:
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    Years ago we had a washing machine that bloo up. When I stripped it down I found the remnents of a electical componant which had blow apart. On the main body was printed DUBLA or a word like it. Being the kind of skinflint that never likes to pay for something I can repair my self, I went to the local wholesale electrical dealer. Wanting to sound like I knew what I was talking about, I confidently put the piece on the counter and asked for a replacement DUBLA. The man looked at me quisicaly and went away. I could hear titering in the back ground. When he came back to the counter he said he was sorry but they had no DUBA's left and all they could offer was a HOOBLI DOOBLI. With that every one fell about neerly peeing them selves laughing.

    Pudseykeith :Blush:
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    If there is ever anything you don't understand just ask. It's likely nobody else will understand either but somebody is bound to make something up sooner or later :Laughing:
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