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Amanda the Great by Amanda El-Dweek for January 14, 2021

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    Doctor Toon  about 1 month ago

    In the shuffling madness of the locomotive breath…

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    Michael G.  about 1 month ago

    You know, nothing is easy …

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    kuklared Premium Member about 1 month ago

    I tell my Alexa to play me Tull all the time. The Jethro Tull Christmas album gets me through the holidays every year.

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    NarniaBusiness  about 1 month ago

    Everything about this is me. We were clearly separated at birth.

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    Melki Premium Member about 1 month ago

    When I had my first and only colonoscopy a few years ago, the man who performed the procedure was named Dr. Tull. The last thing I remember before I lost consciousness was singing, "Eyeing little girls with bad intent . . . " One of the nurses burst out laughing, but that probably wasn’t the smartest thing to do to a man who’ll be poking around your nether regions.

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    Judeeye Premium Member about 1 month ago

    What’s this now? I feel thick as a brick. :)

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    katina.cooper  about 1 month ago

    Was the joke about a pirate named Mike?

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    willie_mctell  about 1 month ago

    I got an Alexa a couple of months ago thinking I could use it as a bedside speaker and clock radio. The radio part works. For music I ended up buying some cheap computer speakers to bring the sound up to the level of a $30 Bluetooth speaker. Oh, playing the music I own. Had to install Plex on my NAS because it’s the only free DLNA server Alexa recognizes. I have to run Plex in the browser on Alexa because verbal commands are useless unless you know the exact name of everything you want to play. Plex is a bug ridden abomination. The Echo 8 isn’t strong enough to run Firefox properly. Thank heaven I got the not very smart device for half off. I’m 74 and hate it when technology, which I love, makes things harder. That is not why humans use tools. I’m going into V-fib.

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    sew-so  about 1 month ago

    I really don’t understand the appeal. A device that constantly listens to, and possibly records, everything you say in its vicinity must be a security nightmare. And there’s nothing that I’ve heard that it can do that I can’t manage just fine without it.

    Plus, pet birds that talk have been known to place expensive orders through such devices! And another reason to stick with cats and/or dogs.

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