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by Tor
10 Jan 2019, 15:03
Forum: Escape Meta Alt Control Shift
Topic: Registration settings updated
Replies: 5
Views: 262

Re: Registration settings updated

:-)

Yeah.. I think the only forum I've seen that is still totally immune to spammers is the Syncthing forum. I had to go through a whole interview with lots and lots of questions when I registered.
by Tor
10 Jan 2019, 11:37
Forum: Escape Meta Alt Control Shift
Topic: Registration settings updated
Replies: 5
Views: 262

Re: Registration settings updated

(I'm a mod on another forum, and I've been a mod on older forums in the past) Be aware that as soon as a spammer figures out the 'right' answer to 'insider' questions it will be distributed to other spammers and incorporated into their spam bots. On the forum I'm currently moderating I've seen the s...
by Tor
09 Jan 2019, 13:28
Forum: Kit assembly
Topic: Sockets for the ICs
Replies: 10
Views: 1053

Re: Sockets for the ICs

I'm waiting for the kit to arrive, but I'm planning to socket everything (using machined sockets). As for bending IC pins, I never found that to be a problem - new ICs are always wide, so I just press the IC sideways on the tabletop, first one side then the other, and then all pins are aligned and i...