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Why it is hard to leave my family behind

I once left my wife and daughter by themselves for 2 full days. Left on a Thursday and returned on a Sunday. It was 2 really hard days. On Wednesday, I left for Seattle and I will not return until Monday. This will be 4 full days away from them, plus our son. I will try to enjoy myself. I look forward to seeing them soon. I had a good talk with Heather. I have been just there while she does all the work plus her job plus her schooling. Until she pointed out my issues, I did not see it. I will do more to make her happy and put our little family first before work and play. I know it will be a tough adjustment for me. I k
now it will take a few weeks. I know now I NEED to do this. I will enjoy hanging out in Seattle and I will have fun, but Monday cannot come soon enough.

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List of Royal Rumble Entrants and Eliminations 2015

Order of Entrants:

1) The Miz
2) R-Truth
3) Bubba Dudley
4) Luke Harper
5) Bray Wyatt
6) Curtis Axel (replaced by Erick Rowan)
7) The Boogeyman
8) Sin Cara
9) Zack Ryder
10) Daniel Bryan
11) Fandango
12) Tyson Kidd
13) Stardust
14) Diamond Dallas Page
15) Rusev
16) Goldust
17) Kofi Kingston
18) Adam Rose
19) Roman Reigns
20) Big E
21) Damien Sandow
22) Jack Swagger
23) Ryback
24) Kane
25) Dean Ambrose
26) Titus O’Neil
27) Bad News Barrett
28) Cesaro
29) Big Show
30) Dolph Ziggler

Order of Eliminations:

1) The Miz by Bubba Dudley
2) R-Truth by Bubba Dudley
3) Bubba Ray Dudley by Bray Wyatt
4) Erick Rowan by Bray Wyatt
5) Luke Harper by Bray Wyatt
6) The Boogeyman by Bray Wyatt
7) Sin Cara by Bray Wyatt
8) Zack Ryder by Bray Wyatt
9) Tyson Kidd by Daniel Bryan
10) Diamond Dallas Page by Rusev
11) Fandango by Rusev
12) Daniel Bryan by Bray Wyatt
13) Adam Rose by Rusev
14) Kofi Kingston by Rusev
15) Goldust by Roman Reigns
16) Stardust by Roman Reigns
17) Damien Mizdow by Rusev
18) Titus O’Neil by Roman Reigns & Dean Ambrose
19) Big E by Rusev
20) Ryback by Big Show & Kane
21) Jack Swagger by Big Show & Kane
22) Bad News Barrett by Dolph Ziggler
23) Cesaro by Dolph Ziggler
24) Dolph Ziggler by Kane
25) Bray Wyatt by Big Show
26) Dean Ambrose by Big Show & Kane
27) Big Show by Roman Reigns
28) Kane by Roman Reigns
29) Rusev by Roman Reigns

Winner: Roman Reigns

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List of Royal Rumble Entrants and Eliminations 2014

Order of Entrants:

1. CM Punk
2. Seth Rollins
3. Damien Sandow
4. Cody Rhodes
5. Kane
6. Alexander Rusev
7. Jack Swagger
8. Kofi Kingston
9. Jimmy Uso
10. Goldust
11. Dean Ambrose
12. Dolph Ziggler
13. R-Truth
14. Kevin Nash
15. Roman Reigns
16. The Great Khali
17. Sheamus
18. The Miz
19. Fandango
20. El Torito
21. Antonio Cesaro
22. Luke Harper
23. Jey Uso
24. JBL
25. Erick Rowan
26. Ryback
27. Alberto Del Rio
28. Batista
29. Big E Langston
30. Rey Mysterio

Order of Eliminations:

1. Damien Sandow eliminated by CM Punk
2. Kane eliminated by CM Punk
3. Alexander Rusev eliminated by Cody Rhodes
4. R-Truth eliminated by Dean Ambrose
5. Jimmy Uso by Dean Ambrose
6. Jack Swagger by Kevin Nash
7. Kofi Kingston by Roman Reigns
8. Dolph Ziggler by Roman Reigns
9. Kevin Nash by Roman Reigns
10. The Great Khali by Roman Reigns
11. Cody Rhodes by Goldust
12. Goldust by Roman Reigns
13. Fandango by El Torito
14. El Torito by Roman Reigns
15. JBL eliminated by Roman Reigns
16. The Miz eliminated by Luke Harper
17. Jey Uso eliminated by Harper/Rowan
18. Erick Rowan eliminated by Batista
19. Ryback eliminated by Batista
20. Alberto Del Rio eliminated by Batista
21. Big E Langston defeated Sheamus
22. Rey Mysterio eliminated by Seth Rollins
23. Luke Harper eliminated by Roman Reigns
24. Antonio Cesaro eliminated by Roman Reigns
25. Seth Rollins eliminated by Roman Reigns
26. Dean Ambrose eliminated by Roman Reigns
27. CM Punk eliminated by Kane (From the crowd)
28. Sheamus eliminated by Roman Reigns
29. Roman Reigns eliminated by Batista

Winner: Batista

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Network Disabled because the Internet Connection is Slow Error

 Network Disabled because the Internet Connection is Slow Error

For the last few weeks since my update to 4.3 on my Galaxy S4,  I have been receiving the following error: Network Disabled because the Internet Connection is Slow.

This error has been driving me nuts and I FINALLY figured out how to fix this error. I will go through the step by step procedure with screenshots.

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First off, go to your Wi-Fi settings.  At the Wi-Fi page, press the menu button and click on the advance tab.  Scroll down until you see “Always allow scanning” and “Auto network switch”.  In my case, the boxes were checked.  Make sure the boxes are unchecked.  Now this issue is fixed!!!  Any questions?

Andrew

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A Little something about Foo Fighter’s Everlong

Today’s date is October 7th, 2013. Today is the date that I realized “Everlong” can tear me up every time I hear the song.

16 Years I bought Foo Fighter’s 2nd studio album entitled “The Colour and the Shape”. I had been a fan of Nirvana and I also liked Foo Fighter’s first self-titled album. Since CD’s were the “cool” thing to do, I had to purchase the album. I still remember buying the CD on a Saturday in Moline, IL at Best Buy. “Monkey Wrench” was and still is a great song to listen to and I dug the ending screaming portion of the song. I assumed the song was about a bad breakup and you are the source of the bad in the relationship. On the way back from Best Buy, I listened to “Everlong”. At first I did not know what to think, but I had to listen to it again and again three more times. I just liked this song.

Later 1997, Foo Fighters released the video for “Everlong”. Talk about an AWESOME video!!! The dream sequence that leads to the Foo Fighters to playing the last chorus one more, the oversized telephone, and the oversized hand. Such a great video. I listened to “Everlong” 3-4 times a week, to once a month, to once a year, to forgetting about the song.

In November 2008, Dave Grohl played the acoustic version of “Everlong” on Howard Stern. I did not hear this version until late 2010. Once I listened to the acoustic version, I forgot how powerful that song is. I found myself humming the tune in my head over the next few weeks. Around the middle of 2011, I saw the Foo Fighters were playing music from “Skin and Bones” on the channel “Palladia”. I only heard “Cold Day in the Sun” from the “Skin and Bines” album. (By the way, the live version of Cold Day in the Sun is WAY better live than the studio version.) I was in for a big surprise. After smoking a nickel bag of weed, I watched the whole show. I did not expect to hear or see the final song. “Everlong” played and I could not tell if it was the weed or the song, but I it made me sad and happy at the same time. The next 3 days I kept listening and watching the show. The results were the same; sad and happy. I told myself I would not forget about the feeling of this great song.

So it is a Monday in October and I realize I forgot about “Everlong”. Each time I forgot about such a LEGENDARY song, it is like hearing it for the very first time. I thought about creating a reminder to listen to it once a month, but instead I put it on my workout mix and I will listen to it 3-4 times a week.

If you remember this song, please take a listen to it. Here are the videos:
Howard Stern version – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BN1o5wsL8J4
The Skin and Bones version – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iiJPP4r4-Hw
The original version – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBG7P-K-r1Y

“If everything could ever feel this real forever; if anything could ever be this good again.” – Grohl ‘97

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A List of Chants during the Randy Orton and Sheamus Match on Raw (2013-04-08)

Oleee, Ole ole ole, Boring! Boring! (Orton even shouts to the crowd “What you saying?”) (Commentary” “What are they saying?”)
Mike Chioda
Oleee, Ole ole ole, Boring! Boring!
Boring
We Want Big Show
RVD (Commentary: “It’s always like this after Wrestlemania” Really Cole? Is it?)
JBL (Commentary: “I love this crowd!”)Jerry (Commentary: “I guarantee they won’t chant your name!” Oh how wrong you was JBL)
Michael Cole
BREAK!!!
DDP
ECW (Commentary: “The crowds going to run out of chants.” )
Booker T
(Mexican Wave) (Commentary: “The night after Wrestlemania is always like this” “Are we in Canda?” Really Canada?)
Anderson (Not sure who, Mr Kennedy? Arn Anderson?)
Randy Savage
HBK
Bret Screwed Bret (They must have seen the twitter feed on the Tron or something, starts just after it around the time Sheamus does White Noise.)
Thank You Big Show (Randy Orton really looks pissed off now)
Yes! Yes! Yes!
Knock Him Out
Cotton Candy (Just before the spear, very quick one. Gives you a good laugh when you hear it, I wonder who walked through the crowd then?)
Holy Shit!
We Are Awesome!
One More Time
One More Chair
Kicked Your Ass (After replays when Orton is sitting by the barricade in pain.)
Jerry

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List of Royal Rumble Entrants and Eliminations 2013

Entrant Number:
1. Dolph Ziggler
2. Chris Jericho
3. Cody Rhodes
4. Kofi Kingston
5. Santino Marella
6. Drew McIntyre
7. Titus O’Neil
8. Goldust
9. David Otunga
10. Heath Slater
11. Sheamus
12. Tensai
13. Brodus Clay
14. Rey Mysterio
15. Darren Young
16. Bo Dallas
17. The Godfather
18. Wade Barrett
19. John Cena
20. Damien Sandow
21. Daniel Bryan
22. Antonio Cesaro
23. The Great Khali
24. Kane
25. Zack Ryder
26. Randy Orton
27. Jinder Mahal
28. The Miz
29. Sin Cara
30. Ryback

Elimination Number:
1. Santino Marella by Cody Rhodes
2. Drew McIntyre by Chris Jericho
3. Titus O’Neil by Sheamus
4. David Otunga by Sheamus
5. Goldust by Cody Rhodes
6. Brodus Clay by a number of wrestlers
7. Tensai by Kofi Kingston
8. Darren Young by Kofi Kingston
9. Kofi Kingston by Cody Rhodes
10. The Godfather by Dolph Ziggler
11. Heath Slater by John Cena
12. Cody Rhodes by John Cena
13. Rey Mysterio by Wade Barrett
14. The Great Khali by Kane
15. Kane by Daniel Bryan
16. Daniel Bryan when he was caught by Kane on the outside, but Kane dropped him to the floor.
17. Zack Ryder by Randy Orton
18. Antonio Cesaro by John Cena
19. Jinder Mahal by Sheamus
20. Wade Barrett by Bo Dallas
21. Bo Dallas by an eliminated Wade Barrett
22. Damien Sandow by Ryback
23. Sin Cara by Ryback
24. The Miz by Ryback
25. Chris Jericho by Dolph Ziggler
26. Randy Orton by Ryback
27. Dolph Ziggler by Sheamus
28. Sheamus by Ryback
29. Ryback by John Cena

Winner: John Cena

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My Interaction at the Gym

For the last 6 months, I have been working out at the YMCA. I have been very quiet about this.  The other day, I had someone come up to me and ask me if I am going to be much longer on the bike. Because they did not want to wait for someone who will only come once a month.  This really pissed me off and this happened on the 2nd of July.  I just hit the century mark on July 5th, 2012. That is right; 100 times this year. I have seen this person at the Y 1 or 2 times.  Ironically, I have not seen this person until today July 9th. I asked where have they been the last 7 days.  They stated they were here on Friday morning; liar. And then said they were here on Saturday and Sunday at 545am. They then asked me where have I been.  I let him know since the Y is closed on Sundays and do not open until 8am on Saturdays, I was here on Thursday and Friday at 545am. He looked at me all pissed off and said he is not lying and was at the y in kewanee on Saturday and Sunday. I let him know again the y is closed during the times he said he was here. I still find thus funny as hell. I said ok and walked away.

I would not have brought this up but it really ticks me off since I have put the work in and he has not.