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Forum: Kaukau Korner August 29th, 2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 748
Posted By mapen
Lay's SRIRACHA Potato Chips

I saw some new Sriracha potato chips at a Longs Drugs and didn't pick one up. Now they're all gone now. I googled and it appears that SRIRACHA is a limited time "trial" flavor, and now I'm not sure...
Forum: Circuit Circus April 3rd, 2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,879
Posted By mapen
Re: 808 VoIP provider

mel, I think Google Voice and Talk are different things.

Voice is for calling phone numbers, and Talk is for contacting others by email address for voice and/or keyboard chatting and messaging. ...
Forum: Circuit Circus April 3rd, 2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,879
Posted By mapen
Re: 808 VoIP provider

amagab, I've never used them but I saw that Onesuite.Com has 808 numbers, although when I looked I only saw Big Island or Molokai numbers.

Another service I've seen 808 numbers on is voip.ms...
Forum: Circuit Circus March 30th, 2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,879
Posted By mapen
Re: 808 VoIP provider

Does Google Voice really have 808 numbers? I've been trying for years to get one. On the Google voice screen where you can select a new number, Goog Voice always says that 808 numbers are not...
Forum: Hawaii Hall February 13th, 2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,533
Posted By mapen
Re: Who Will You Vote for Honolulu Mayor 2012?

Voting for Cayetano.

I doubt that he can totally stop rail, but I'm hoping he can make sure we don't get stuck with a ridiculously oversized project that will suck this city dry in the years to...
Forum: Circuit Circus February 23rd, 2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By mapen
Re: AntiVira Av

Friend's computer got hit with Antivira Av as well.

I googled it. Nothing to back this up, but some said it spreads through hacked Groupon website code that trick you into clicking a download,...
Forum: Route 808 December 4th, 2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 331,389
Posted By mapen
Re: Rail Transit

I don't think that's true. Alternatives are proposed, but they get dismissed or ignored by pro-railers.

Expanded highways and more lanes will improve congestion. Fort Weaver road into Ewa used...
Forum: Bishop Street December 28th, 2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,317
Posted By mapen
Re: SMS Research

I worked the phone taking surveys for one of SMS Research's competitors in Honolulu for over 4 years while I was in college.

It paid better than a minimum wage service job and was more mentally...
Forum: Hawaii Hall June 2nd, 2009, 09:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,381
Posted By mapen
Re: State government furloughs

With regard to the second step, I'm not so sure the State government can really do anything to improve the economy. While it can't really do much to stimulate or improve the economy, it can...
Forum: Kaukau Korner March 22nd, 2009, 12:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By mapen
Re: Whea Da Prez Go Fo' Grindz.

Quote from the article:
Sounds about right :)

Interesting that when the media makes these type of articles, they claim these are his favorite eateries, when actually for most of the listed...
Forum: Circuit Circus March 18th, 2009, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,146
Posted By mapen
Re: Skype type number for Hawaii?

Sorry, I checked again and had to delete my original post.

A few months ago I checked every voip "skype-like" service to see which ones had 808 phone numbers. Gizmo5 seemed to be the only one...
Forum: Hawaii Hall March 18th, 2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 72,237
Posted By mapen
Re: Hawaii Superferry - Chapter 9

The vessel is a military prototype? So what? It makes a good inter-island ferry.

And what's with this dogmatic clinging and upholding of the EIS that "the law is the law"?

I often hear...
Forum: Circuit Circus February 25th, 2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,154
Posted By mapen
Re: Averatec Desktop Computer

If you like your Asus netbook and want it in Desktop form, while saving as much actual desktop space as possible, Asus has already done it. Here's a pic of their Asus EEE Box PC (from newegg):
...
Forum: Kaukau Korner February 10th, 2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,540
Posted By mapen
Re: Ham and bacon

Mmmmmm, bacon. Looks better than the Oscar Mayer I'm stuck with.

Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Kaukau Korner January 27th, 2009, 01:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,922
Posted By mapen
Re: Fast Food Memories

Is that something all married women can remember? As I was growing up and the subject of inflation and groceries would come up, my mother would tell what it was like when she got married, and she...
Forum: Kaukau Korner January 27th, 2009, 01:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,922
Posted By mapen
Re: Fast Food Memories

I tried the kalua pork soft taco and thought it was a winner! I wanted to try the other kalua pork items, but by the time I went back to Taco Bell they were no longer on the menu. If they bring...
Forum: Kaukau Korner November 25th, 2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,478
Posted By mapen
Re: Sriracha hot sauce APPRECIATION thread

Cock is a perfectly valid word for rooster.

Because of the cock on the bottle of Sriracha sauce, some of my friends and I refer to it as cock sauce. Of course, we sometimes laugh like dirty...
Forum: Kaukau Korner October 4th, 2008, 06:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,359
Posted By mapen
Re: Frozen food...safe or not safe?

I found a 15 month old steak in my fridge, ate it, and lived, so I think you'll be OK.

I thawed it out and one section of it was a little dried or freeze burned, but the rest looked OK. I hate to...
Forum: Hawaii Hall September 21st, 2008, 08:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 24,703
Posted By mapen
Re: Honolulu Mayor’s Race ’08

The rail debate and my disgust with Hannemann got me so vexed that I registered to vote and went to the poll for the first time in a great many years (Ross Perot was running for President last time I...
Forum: Circuit Circus September 15th, 2008, 06:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 19,681
Posted By mapen
Re: Magic Jack anyone?

I did some research and checked alot of VOIP providers similar to Magic Jack, looking for Hawaii 808 phone number availability.

Of the great many providers I checked, www.gizmo5.com was the only...
Forum: Circuit Circus September 9th, 2008, 10:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 19,681
Posted By mapen
Re: Magic Jack anyone?

I checked Magic Jack's web site and it still looks like they do not have Hawaii 808 phone numbers. Are you folks using mainland phone numbers with your Magic Jack? Or were you able to port an...
Forum: The Tube September 4th, 2008, 06:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 65,940
Posted By mapen
Re: Jon & Kate Plus Eight

Wow, that was the code word for "fart" in my family while I was growing up too!

I'm a Korean hapa and while I was growing up we sometimes called a fart "bongo", which is a loose pronunciation of...
Forum: Circuit Circus September 2nd, 2008, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,137
Posted By mapen
Re: Google Creates Internet Browser to Take on Microsoft

Not sure I want to try Google's browser. Google's business model is to spy on you in order to target advertising to your Google searches or to target advertising according to the content of your...
Forum: Kaukau Korner August 27th, 2008, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 156,387
Posted By mapen
Forum: Kaukau Korner June 26th, 2008, 05:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,306
Posted By mapen
Re: 2 Free Tacos Day!

That reminds me of the time when I was a kid that I learned that the milk in cereal ads and commercials is actually Elmer's Glue. I never looked at a cereal ad and the pictures on cereal boxes the...
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