LakeShore Communities Inc Management Causes Homeowner Grief

Lakeshore Management, Twin Palms Community, Clearwater FL

Normally I blog a Christmas article on the 24th of December. But today I’m doing something different. Several months ago I sold my mobile home to a neighbor. The community used to be a well-maintained 55+ retirement mobile home park but was bought out by a large corporation LakeShore Management. The manager Jude told my buyer it was illegal in Florida to own two mobile…

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Williams-Sonoma Christmas Grinch Fires Employees Via Conference Call

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Williams-Sonoma is FidoSysop’s Christmas Grinch of the year! Apparently, the home goods giant’s company bean counters decided that seasonal work from home employees would be fired two days before Christmas Eve. What’s even worse was how the upscale home goods retailer handled their employee firings. They gathered those to be forced on conference zoom calls and a recording said you’re fired. The crap hit the…

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State Farm Drive Safe & Save Bluetooth Beacon And App Review

state farm drive safe & save app

State Farm Insurance Company has their Drive Safe & Save app that is designed for older cars that do not record driver’s habits. When inquiring about a recent rate increase, my agent suggested drive safe & save beacon and iPhone app to receive a monthly discount. First, let me start out by saying. I’ve been driving for over 50 years without an accident. My last…

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Saying Goodbye to Costly cPanel and Hello Plesk Obsidian Web Admin SE

Plesk Obsidian Web Admin SE

Recently I gave cPanel the boot and said hello to Plesk Obsidian Web Admin SE which is FREE for up to 3 domains. I’ve run cPanel for well over a decade, but its license fee has skyrocketed within the past year. Searching for an alternative and trying two others, I chose the FREE Plesk Obsidian Web Admin SE version as the easiest to set up.…

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ShadowBanned Reviews Causes Distrust In Business and Services

Vimeo ShadowBanned Reviews

Reviews for products and services are becoming unreliable as many are shadowbanned which hides them from the public’s view. Shadow Banning or Stealth Banning or Ghost Banning, it a method where a social media post is only visible to the person who wrote it. This goes on all day long on Facebook and Twitter. However, Google is the king of Video and Review shadowbanning! This…

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Google Pixel 3 Smartphone Review vs Apple iPhone XR

Google Pixel 3 vs iPhone XR Review

After receiving a new Google Pixel 3 smartphone for Christmas, I’m noticing many similarities between it and the iPhone XR. The Pixel 3’s missed call message is labeled, “this message is for the Apple voicemail system.” Possibly the P3 is manufactured for Google by Apple? Regardless, It’s a sweet smartphone that exceeds my expectations! My story begins with an old slow Samsung Galaxy S5 that…

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UPS Mail Innovations Expedited SLOWEST Shipping

UPS Mail Innovations Expedited

UPS Mail Innovations – I’m wondering who thought this idea up? UPS Mail Innovations is taking 6 Days to deliver an envelope from TN to Florida. Another similar order shipped out of Portland OR took 2 days via USPS Priority Mail! After all these years – UPS still runs the Sloppiest Ship in the Shipping Business. I cringe when purchasing something online if the only…

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Bright House Networks / Spectrum Grandfathered Package

Bright House Networks Spectrum Grandfathered Package

Were you a Bright House Networks subscriber when Spectrum took over? There’s a chance your bill keeps getting higher and higher. Spectrum is sticking it to you using that Grandfathered Package. Here’s how to reduce your Spectrum Bill 😉 I’ve been a bright house networks service subscriber for more years than i can remember. Several years ago Spectrum bought out bright house and our bill…

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Amazon Prime Membership Is NOT Worth It’s Annual Fee

Amazon Prime Missed Delivery Debacle

I’ve been an Amazon Prime member for several years. But after a second missed delivery debacle I cancelled my prime membership on it’s renewal date. Sure prime has lots of perks, but is it really worth it’s annual fee? FREE Shipping is often as fast or even next day delivery! 😉 Yesterday I Ordered a $99.00 Item and was promised FREE Prime Delivery by 9:00…

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Rock Auto Parts Bad Experience Buying Purolator Fuel Filter

Generic Taiwan Fuel Filter sourced from Rock Auto Parts ordered Purolator

Needing a new fuel filter for an older car i went online to Rock Auto Parts and purchased a Genuine OEM Purolator made in the U.S.A. When the postman delivered the part, it was discovered the filter was a cheap generic pos made in Taiwan, not the Genuine OEM Purolator that was ordered. After contacting support via email i was referred to their web help…

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Popular Start Over Feature Removed From Spectrum Cable TV

charter spectrum start over feature removed

Since Bright House Networks merged with Spectrum AKA Charter, we have confirmed their “Start Over” feature has been removed. Start Over is a very popular feature that we use a lot. It’s especially appreciated in the morning if we’re late for the morning news. Just select start over from the menu and walla.. Update 12/13/18: We cut the cable and switched to YouTube TV. See…

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T-Mobile Review From 19 Year Current Subscriber

T-Mobile Customer Service Review

I’ve been a T-Mobile Subscriber since 1997 and the Network is nothing but perfect. Rarely in 19 years was there an outage or problems with the network. Unfortunately T-mobiles sales department and 611 phone support is the exact opposite of that great T-mobile network experience. For all those 19 years my T-Mobile bill was paid on time every month, not one day was my payment…

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