Hi.... newbie here from Washington up in the North East of England

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Scottypro, Feb 27, 2021.

  1. StratoMutt

    StratoMutt Most Honored Senior Member

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    I wish! They are HQ'd ~30 minutes south of me.

    Just trying to give people an option that does not exploit you in every way imaginable.

    Photocopies used to be commonly called Zerox. Not so much anymore.

    Band-Aids are still little plastic or fabric bandages...
     
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  2. nosmo

    nosmo Strat-Talker

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    I've been using Firefox and Duckduckgo for about five or six years now and (1) I have had NO issues with security or malware, and (2) Google still seems to know everything I do, say or own.

    Oh, and by the way, welcome aboard!
     
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  3. 3bolt79

    3bolt79 Dr. Stratster

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    Welcome. And looking forward to those pics.
     
  4. StratoMutt

    StratoMutt Most Honored Senior Member

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    Delete all saved browser content when closing your browser(s). Firefox makes it easy.

    I know I'm doing something right when I open a new YouTube page in a new session and the offered up suggested content displayed has nothing to do with the subjects I last viewed.
     
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  5. Willmunny

    Willmunny Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    Welcome from Washington NW US!
     
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  6. Scottypro

    Scottypro Strat-Talk Member

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    If you ever come to the UK I can show where George Washingtons ancestral home is, 10 minutes walk from my house. :)
    I remember when Jimmy Carter came over for a visit all those years ago, he had some security round him that day.
     
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    PeteGeordie Strat-Talker

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    Welcome from another new member ;-)
     
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    Wrighty Most Honored Senior Member

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    And so, the British Invasion Part ll begins!
     
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    train Owner operator Silver Member

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    Howdy partner, welcome aboard matey. Thanks for sending John Washington ( George’s great grandfather) to Virginia . Where my forefathers also settled until that god awful war.
     
  10. Scottypro

    Scottypro Strat-Talk Member

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    I presume you are from this neck of the woods with a name like that ;)
     
  11. Dana Rudd

    Dana Rudd Strat-O-Master

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    Hello Scottypro, welcome to S-T. Good to have you here.
    Congrats on soon to be arriving new guitar. We definitely will be looking for pictures.
     
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  12. Scottypro

    Scottypro Strat-Talk Member

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    Thanks Dana, now that I have figured out how to post images I will be starting a HNGD thread tomorrow as the Strat is out for delivery :)
    expect plenty photo's :thumb:
     
  13. nosmo

    nosmo Strat-Talker

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    I do that, and my searches are still accessible to Google and others. When I leave this forum, I can delete my browsing history, go the the MSN news website, and get endless ads for..........STRATOCASTERS!!!!

    Apologies to the new guy for hijacking your thread!
     
  14. Scottypro

    Scottypro Strat-Talk Member

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    Hey, no apologies needed, we are all here to help each other out are we not ?

    As for the endless ads on websites, have you tried Adguard, it is a wonderful piece of software that you can configure to your hearts content. I tried Adblocker extension but it was no where near as good as Adguard.