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Re: Right to repair discussion (split from What retro activity did you get up to today?)

In the OP's defence, he seems to have had a terrible time with third party repair services. I can understand why he would trust Apple more than these outfits. Apple are overpriced, which could be considered a kind of theft, but at least when you take your computer in to them you don't have to worry …

Re: Right to repair discussion (split from What retro activity did you get up to today?)

Ah yes, in Poland, we called this "kombinacje" (that word has several implications though). Is that word similar to " jugaad " in South Asian languages? In this context, yes. Actually it seems similar. I would never use it in a management setting though, as it tends to have connotations of free-for …

Re: Right to repair discussion (split from What retro activity did you get up to today?)

Btw, I have no idea how the communism thingy sticks with this? Born in a communist country I just can assume that the logic is the following. In former USSR consumer products were of very poor quality, and the official service barely existed. So everyone had to reapair things either by own means or …

Re: What do you drive?

in Milliways
I just picked up the blandest car out there - a Corolla CE, silver. Not gonna bother taking pics, just stand outside having a smoke (or the duration of a fill up) and you'll spot 4. It'll make a great winter commuting car.

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