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Cats and pinballs... :-)

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#3401 22 days ago
Quoted from pinwiztom:

cats do not read this,

my Calico just read this and I had to delete the post she was going to send!
not a happy cat!

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#3402 22 days ago
Quoted from pinwiztom:

Hopefully my other cats do not read this, but Tuxedo cats are the best,

Nah, Tabbies for the win!

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#3403 22 days ago
Quoted from girloveswaffles:

Nah, Tabbies for the win!
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Agreed!

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#3404 22 days ago
Quoted from girloveswaffles:

Nah, Tabbies for the win!
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For sure for sure!!

John

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#3405 21 days ago

Scout agrees

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#3406 21 days ago

Wait, read that to me again?

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#3407 21 days ago

I love all my cats equally, (all indoor only)
sorry to stir up any controversary.
In order of age:
a chocolate point Siamese
a Black long hair polydactyl (Chantilly?)
a Siamese long hair (Himalayan Birman type)
a white tan grey Siamese mix short hair
a Tuxedo short hair
a Torti/calico/tabby mix short hair
a Maine Coon/Tabby mix long hair type
and two more Siamese (one blue point apple head & one classic seal point )

p.s. one outdoor only semi-feral orange tabby

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#3408 21 days ago
Quoted from pinwiztom:

Ouija was jealous of all the attention Mojo was getting.
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Penny thinks Ouija is beautiful and said she would share her new cat tree
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#3409 21 days ago

Darryl making himself at home on Road Show.

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#3410 21 days ago

I was working on a deployment for a client. I stood up to grab a cable and within 10 damn seconds, I lost my chair. Now I'm sitting in the crappy chair that I have for guests.

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#3411 21 days ago
Quoted from Spyderturbo007:

I was working on a deployment for a client. I stood up to grab a cable and within 10 damn seconds, I lost my chair. Now I'm sitting in the crappy chair that I have for guests.
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That happens to me ALL. The. Time.

what are those UFO looking things on the desk ?

#3412 21 days ago
Quoted from Rdoyle1978:

That happens to me ALL. The. Time.
what are those UFO looking things on the desk ?

Those are Unifi Wireless Access Points. There is a controller that manages all the networking hardware and all that stuff handle the wireless and wired networking for both of their buildings.

If you're really bored.

https://store.ui.com/products/unifi-nanohd-us

#3413 21 days ago
Quoted from Spyderturbo007:

I was working on a deployment for a client. I stood up to grab a cable and within 10 damn seconds, I lost my chair. Now I'm sitting in the crappy chair that I have for guests.

I have four nearby chairs available. It's not uncommon that I have to move the chair at my desk away because a cat has taken it. So I just slide it over a few feet and grab an empty one.

I have one of the Ubiquiti Dream Machine routers for my home network. Highly recommended. https://store.ui.com/collections/unifi-network-unifi-os-consoles/products/unifi-dream-machine

#3414 21 days ago
Quoted from YeOldPinPlayer:

I have one of the Ubiquiti Dream Machine routers for my home network. Highly recommended. https://store.ui.com/collections/unifi-network-unifi-os-consoles/products/unifi-dream-machine

I love their stuff. I've never played with the UDM, but hear it's great for residential applications.

Anyway, back to our regularly scheduled program of cute kitties!

#3415 21 days ago
Quoted from Spyderturbo007:

Those are Unifi Wireless Access Points. There is a controller that manages all the networking hardware and all that stuff handle the wireless and wired networking for both of their buildings.
If you're really bored.
https://store.ui.com/products/unifi-nanohd-us

Gotcha. Boy I wish I'd looked into these before I blew a bunch of money on the Google Nest mesh spy network. These are even PoE!

#3416 21 days ago
Quoted from Rdoyle1978:

Gotcha. Boy I wish I'd looked into these before I blew a bunch of money on the Google Nest mesh spy network. These are even PoE!

They make great stuff. It's all controlled by a Cloud Key, so networking configuration, changes, updates, etc can all be managed through an app on you phone or a web browser. The switches all run AR (Augmented Reality) now so long gone are the days of having to label stuff. Scan the AR image on the switch and your phone will overlay the switch data on the image of the switch. So you can see device name and the last 4 of the MAC address right from your phone's camera.

It's just all around awesome equipment. It's a little more expensive than your standard consumer level stuff, but it's much better. I just installed one of their in wall APs in my office. It's PoE powered and has a 4 port switch at the bottom with a PoE pass through. Screws right into a standard outlet box, so anyone that has Ethernet in their house or office and replace their wall plate with one which adds another WAP and a switch.

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#3417 21 days ago
Quoted from Spyderturbo007:

They make great stuff. It's all controlled by a Cloud Key, so networking configuration, changes, updates, etc can all be managed through an app on you phone or a web browser. The switches all run AR (Augmented Reality) now so long gone are the days of having to label stuff. Scan the AR image on the switch and your phone will overlay the switch data on the image of the switch. So you can see device name and the last 4 of the MAC address right from your phone's camera.
It's just all around awesome equipment. It's a little more expensive than your standard consumer level stuff, but it's much better. I just installed one of their in wall APs in my office. It's PoE powered and has a 4 port switch at the bottom with a PoE pass through. Screws right into a standard outlet box, so anyone that has Ethernet in their house or office and replace their wall plate with one which adds another WAP and a switch. [quoted image]

That is amazing. I think you just sold me. I never got around to labelling our patch bay anyway, but this is waaaaaaay simpler and cleaner .

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#3418 21 days ago

We will have these two fosters staying with us for the next few weeks, until they get up to two pounds and get adopted. Their playful personalities will probably get them adopted immediately.

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#3419 20 days ago
Quoted from pinwiztom:

Mojo (our tux) seems to have the best temperament of all our cats.

My tux, Artie, is a ball of nervous ticking energy.
Absolutely EVERYTHING scares him or makes him jump. When I recused him as a small kitten, the vet said 'He has a heart murmur. Until it heals, try not to get him too excited'. Four years later, the murmur is still present, and he runs from EVERYTHING. Poor guy, but I love him,

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#3420 20 days ago

Adopted a buddy for Scout

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#3421 20 days ago

The boys inspecting my paint job as I reassembled Trident

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#3422 19 days ago
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#3423 19 days ago

Hold on Stormy, Mario is trying to figure out how to use the Portal to come visit you! I don't think he will fit...

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#3424 19 days ago

Had her for a year now. This is Evie’s first and only trip to topper land. She’s still not sure about the loud noisies in the basement. She likes hanging out behind the windows though.

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#3425 19 days ago

This is Beans, and we rescued him from the animal shelter after is owner past away. We have had him for a 1.5 years now, the sounds do not bother him since he is deaf. He's 18yrs old and we just found out he has a terminal tumor in his bladder. He is hanging tuff. That's our little Beanie Weenie.

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#3426 19 days ago
Quoted from pyrotech:

This is Beans, and we rescued him from the animal shelter after is owner past away. We have had him for a 1.5 years now, the sounds do not bother him since he is deaf. He's 18yrs old and we just found out he has a terminal tumor in his bladder. He is hanging tuff. That's our little Beanie Weenie.
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So sorry to hear the news.

#3427 19 days ago
Quoted from mollyspub:

So sorry to hear the news.

Thanks, Mollyspub

#3428 18 days ago

Hmm. Looks like a long hair version of this guy:
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#3429 17 days ago

Hey all, looking for advice. The pinball machine was echoing pretty loud off the floor, so we added this carpet to cut down on the noise. It really helped at first, but the cats have discovered the new and exciting substrate and are now locked in constant battle trying to claim ownership of this strange land. It's even louder than before and were going to have to do something before the situation escalates further. Has anyone else dealt with this problem? In particular, which pinball machine did you get for the second cat?

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#3430 17 days ago

I put insulation foam inside my machines. It helps a lot.

#3431 17 days ago
Quoted from craif:

In particular, which pinball machine did you get for the second cat?

You could probably distract the other cat with an empty box or chair according to the above posts.

I think the spike2 pins have sound settings for bass/treble, etc. Have you checked those for your sound reflecting issue?

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#3432 17 days ago

With the weather cooling off, Snake Jazz has been making herself at home on the Patio again:

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#3433 16 days ago
Quoted from Neal_W:

You could probably distract the other cat with an empty box or chair

Also clean laundry or a laptop keyboard that appears to be in use.

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#3434 16 days ago

I'm sorry, i should have been more clear. The pinball sound problem was resolved with the carpet. The spot under the pinball machine is now hotly contested and the obvious solution seems to be another pinball machine for the other cat.

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#3435 16 days ago
Quoted from girloveswaffles:

With the weather cooling off, Snake Jazz has been making herself at home on the Patio again:
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... and "The Boy" (The neighborhood Pema-kitten) started coming back around:[quoted image]

Snake jazz. Best cat name ever

#3436 16 days ago
Quoted from craif:

I'm sorry, i should have been more clear. The pinball sound problem was resolved with the carpet. The spot under the pinball machine is now hotly contested and the obvious solution seems to be another pinball machine for the other cat.[quoted image]

Obviously! work every time

#3437 16 days ago

Craif - I agree, you can always get another machine and not be accused of being crazy. A cat, on the other hand…

#3438 16 days ago
Quoted from craif:

...the obvious solution seems to be another pinball machine for the other cat.[quoted image]

I would then suggest Deadpool to go with your IMDN and other cat.

#3439 16 days ago

I wish I could help, but Violet is spoiled. She has 22 machines to choose from so no issues there.

#3440 16 days ago
Quoted from Spyderturbo007:

I wish I could help, but Violet is spoiled. She has 22 machines to choose from so no issues there.

The data is mixed on whether cats can count but even the most optimistic studies indicate their upper limit is around 6-8. I don't think you'll like my solution but Violet may not notice!

#3441 16 days ago
Quoted from craif:

The data is mixed on whether cats can count but even the most optimistic studies indicate their upper limit is around 6-8. I don't think you'll like my solution but Violet may not notice!

She can definitely count. She knows when I stiff her on her afternoon cat treats!

#3442 15 days ago
Quoted from Bundy:

I would then suggest Deadpool to go with your IMDN and other cat.

Deadpool? How about bad cats, or mousin around?

#3443 15 days ago
Quoted from Drewscruis:

Deadpool? How about bad cats, or mousin around?

For the cat those are grate choices, for the master I would still go with Deadpool

#3444 15 days ago
Quoted from Bundy:

For the cat those are grate choices, for the master I would still go with Deadpool

Master? Who are you kidding? We're all slaves to these furry monsters lol...

#3445 14 days ago
Quoted from Drewscruis:

Master? Who are you kidding? We're all slaves to these furry monsters lol...

Never forget the classic aphorism: Dogs have owners, Cats have staff.

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#3446 14 days ago

Geezer likes baseball

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#3447 14 days ago

Cheeto inspecting BSD before playfield goes back in

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#3448 13 days ago
Quoted from Birdnest:

Cheeto inspecting BSD before playfield goes back in
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"Your work looks good for a Hooman. You may proceed!"

Chris

#3449 13 days ago
Quoted from Birdnest:

Cheeto inspecting BSD before playfield goes back in
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Great name for that cat!!

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#3450 13 days ago

Nexy had to inspect my cabinet decals and painter's tape before I put them to use. It has to be done right if it's going to be in her house!
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Fortunately, she seemed to be happy with the results.
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