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The passing of FiftyOneFifty

It is with deep sadness we announce that another of our hosts and friends Donald Grier, known to us as FiftyOneFifty, has passed away.

FiftyOneFifty's frat brother Randy Hall has written an lovely piece. The team at Linuxlugcast are preparing our own tribute if you want to contribute an audio file you can email Honkeymagoo or join the show.

Our thoughts go out to his friends and family at this difficult time.

hpr2342 :: Wherein our hero fails to repair a garage door.

I try and fail to fix my garage door.

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Hosted by Christopher M. Hobbs on 2017-07-25 is flagged as Explicit and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: diy, home improvement, fixit, wontfix, failure, door, garage door, handyman, narration.
Listen in ogg, spx, or mp3 format. | Comments (2)

My garage door failed spectacularly for a second time. I make an attempt to repair it but find that my extension cables are a bit too short. I hope I can explain a little about how garage doors work along the way.


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Comment #1 posted on 2017-08-04T13:47:28Z by operat0r

safety first!

I ignored some of these safety precautions when I adjusted the tension on my screen it was scary as hell lol from what I was reading basically it needs to start to pull itself up after about the halfway mark mine was struggling a little bit too much so I had to add some tension

Comment #2 posted on 2017-08-22T18:51:11Z by Windigo


I kept expecting a message on the end of this episode stating that it was uploaded posthumously. Glad to hear things went okay!

I thoroughly enjoyed listening - even if the problem wasn't solved. I had never given my garage door any thought, and I'm glad to know more about how it works.

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