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June 26, 2020, 02:15:17 AM
Somehow I had an A record show up as "parked" in the DNS manager.... ::) Not my doing...godaddy support response to other people with the same problem? You must have given someone else your password... sheesh....
 

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neilmac

June 23, 2020, 11:40:44 PM
I got logged in :) Still trying to figure out what I messed up so I can't access anything though....lmao
his webmaster thing is for the birds :P :P
I'll figure it out eventually lol Everything was going so well too lol
 

Joom

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I've been closing out multiple business websites and telling them they need to find another web person, because I can't keep doing them anymore...  :(
 

Joom

June 23, 2020, 11:15:24 PM
That's strange.  I don't know what the problem might be.  I had to log into GoDaddy today for a business website and didn't have any problem.  Wish I could help, Neil, but there's nothing I can do on your account...
 

neilmac

June 23, 2020, 08:17:09 PM
Interesting...can't seem to log in to godaddy either.....weird-a-mundo lol
 

neilmac

June 23, 2020, 08:16:02 PM
I think I screwed something up lol :P :P
Had the same issue late last night but haven't had a chance to check it out yet :)
 

Joom

June 23, 2020, 02:34:16 PM
Huh!  Neil gave me the link to the new site, and I checked it out yesterday.  Looking good.  But went to look at it again today and can't get there.  What do you think, Neil?

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Offline frankenxtein

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Safety
« on: October 15, 2016, 02:11:53 AM »
Some of the outlets in my house were reversed , someone replaced the old two prong outlets with , nice grounded receptacles. .....  they didn't do it right ;)
I've come across this in other places and it's a common problem  >:( Buzzing Amps ....... Hum Switch  ::) It took me a while to get around to fixing that and also adding a ground wire to said outlets. A simple safe Receptacle Tester helps identify problems .... I got one for about $5. I had a lot of hum and noise on amps plugged into those outlets. Any of those little Filament Death Trap Amps would have hooked you up  :o
  I take that little receptacle gadget with me to ensure wherever I go to play or record , that the power is right. 

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Re: Safety
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2016, 09:50:09 AM »
Replaced 23 outlets in this house a couple weeks ago.  I had replaced some of them about 20 years ago, and those were right, but some of the older ones had the wrong polarity.  And most of them aren't grounded.

Grounding is good for most electrical equipment and/or tools, but doesn't matter as much for other things.  Polarity is important most of the time, but not all the time.  Both have to be right to pass code.

Ask anybody who has ever been shocked by sticking something metal in a toaster about polarity.  Or anybody that figured they could mess with a light socket because the switch was off.  :P

But yes, both can make a difference when working with sound.  Even an old loose (worn out) outlet can cause hum and static...
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