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Torch 9800
Northern California
Been with the same woman since 1983, she asked me to marry her in 1984. We have two great kids, a son and daughter. Daughter has been accepted to, and is attending California State University at Stanislaus . Our son has Asperger's Syndrome, also considered by some as High Functioning Autism. He graduated High School in general population, that was a long and hard row to hoe, and we allowed him to take a semester off. We are getting him into Columbia University. He doesn't do well with crowds, loud noises, and in his words, "stupid people". But when he comes to me and my wife to tell us something, we stop what we are doing (mute the TV, Put down the book, etc.) just to hear everything he says because you just never know what treasures will come out of his mind. Children with these austic conditions seem to be the purest, free thinking individuals because they are not hampered by what is "politically correct" for the current times. They will say things that make you think because they do not feel hampered by society. Yes they are influenced by those that are working with them but those that work with them are always changed forever by interacting with these children and young adults. You walk away seeing the world differently, realizing that there are more important things to life than just surviving...
Left law enforcement after 21 years to try and start my own business. It failed after a year because the trucking industry felt the economic fall first, but you never know if you don't try...spent all my retirement money supporting my family. home, and business.
Involved in a motorcycle accident in 2007 that left me physically unable to continue in law enforcement. I've got plates and pins in my left ankle, left collar bone, and left shoulder blade. My doctor said that he had never seen a shattered shoulder blade before, and during my surgery, there were five different doctors that came by to see what one looked like. I was lucky to have one of the best doctors on the west coast. Oh yeah, my spleen ruptured eight days after my accident while I was in intensive care. That's when I nearly died because they had a hard time finding enough A+ blood. Spent a month in intensive care before I could come home.
State disability payments sent us into a financial spin and ruined our credit. Cannot even get back on our feet financially after my accident. Living on State disability is impossible if you have a family and co-own your home with the bank. Went to work 12 weeks earlier than my doctor wanted, but I had to support my family. Had to sell our home. 20K less than what we bought if for. Well, at least I'm still alive. Now I'm a foreman and work for a company that makes US Grade AA butter for the Western United States.
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    ghostryder liked post by bbnewbie89 On thread : bold 9900 won't play you tube videos
    I had the same problem for 5 days and can't find the solution everywhere. Hopeless, I decided to tweak some of the browser options to see it'll make a difference and luckily it did! - on Browser...
    Liked On: 02-18-2013, 11:59 AM
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    ghostryder liked post by JSanders On thread : Removal of "Activation Required" at top of screen in BB Torch 9850. help needed urgently
    For Sprint devices, it is a MSL code which you must get and can only get directly from Sprint. If you're not a Sprint customer, you are simply out of luck. Don't buy Sprint devices for use out of...
    Liked On: 12-30-2012, 07:05 PM
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    ghostryder liked post by prince2012 On thread : can't find app world on bold 9780
    Hi goodsoj You can try two things if you're running OS 6 and your device software version is prior to then you have to update your device OS , OR you can try App World version
    Liked On: 12-29-2012, 05:11 AM
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    ghostryder liked post by DownForce On thread : OS 6 to OS 6.1 or higher
    There is no such thing as a 6.1 and OS 7 has never been made for the 9300. The latest OS for 9300 is and you can find it here -...
    Liked On: 12-18-2012, 04:25 AM
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    ghostryder liked post by skippy140 On thread : 9800 red light only
    the one it told me to lol i did a battery pull a ittle later and it all working fine now
    Liked On: 12-05-2012, 11:40 AM
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    ghostryder liked post by skippy140 On thread : 9800 red light only
    everything loaded and now saying connecting to device fingers crossed - - - Updated - - - i have my phone back thanks for the help guys only thing now is the touch screen wont work and the...
    Liked On: 12-05-2012, 11:40 AM
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    ghostryder liked post by BBSuperAbuser On thread : 9800 red light only
    I've seen a few 9800s that behave like this. The key instruction most tutorials on how to recover a nuked berry leave out, is when you plug it in to recover, you only get a half of a second to click...
    Liked On: 12-05-2012, 11:39 AM
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    ghostryder liked post by merlin29 On thread : Blackberry phone which one ?
    Thank you to every one who posted a reply, I will wait for BB10 phone, eight weeks is a long time, but have looked at other makes, But if its as good as Playbook then it will be worth the wait,
    Liked On: 12-01-2012, 01:10 PM
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    ghostryder liked post by spencerdl On thread : Blackberry phone which one ?
    I have a Bold 9930 and it's a perfect companion for my PlayBook, but if I was looking to buy my first BlackBerry device, I think I would wait for BB10, however as with all new devices it normally...
    Liked On: 12-01-2012, 01:10 PM
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    ghostryder liked post by rog518za On thread : Blackberry phone which one ?
    If you really can't wait for BB10 phone, then try any OS7.1 BB, as they come with mobile wifi hotshot, which you are going to need with your PB2.0. Also it's best to take a phone with NFC.
    Liked On: 12-01-2012, 01:10 PM
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    ghostryder liked post by TwistMyMind On thread : Blackberry phone which one ?
    Wait for BB10 :)
    Liked On: 12-01-2012, 01:10 PM
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    ghostryder liked post by ice2921 On thread : Blackberry phone which one ?
    Frankly, I would wait for BB10.
    Liked On: 12-01-2012, 01:10 PM
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    ghostryder liked post by OriginalLucy On thread : Transfer of I'd between two BB devices
    you can go into the menu of your phone, accounts, blackberry id and change the email, user name, etc on the phone and then confirm with your password and you will get an email that you changed your...
    Liked On: 12-01-2012, 01:09 PM
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    ghostryder liked post by FortNeyland On thread : Happy Thanksgiving!
    Wanted to wish everyone at BBOS a happy and safe Thanksgiving!
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    ghostryder liked post by Neolantis On thread : difference between a Playbook and Playbook P100?
    Others seem to think:
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