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Laminar
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Location: Iowa, how long can this be? Does it really ruin the left column spacing?
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Jul 25, 2019, 03:06 PM
 
Alexa offered to stop saying okay and just make a bleep instead. I opted for the bleep immediately and don't regret it.
     
subego
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Jul 25, 2019, 03:37 PM
 
Having left it on, I kinda feel it’s her trademark word.
     
Laminar
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Jul 26, 2019, 11:50 AM
 
     
subego
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Jul 27, 2019, 11:07 AM
 
Some select commentary...



JFC... this woman knows how to lay a trip.





Gaslighting?
     
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Jul 27, 2019, 08:08 PM
 
Heh. We were traveling last weekend and were using GPS occasionally. Every time we went in a direction other than what GPS wanted us to go, the tone of the voice saying “Recalculating” sounded highly exasperated at us. re-CAL-culating...Like we were creating extra work for it. Like your teenage daughter after you told her to clean her room. I almost expected it to loudly sigh at us.
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Jul 27, 2019, 08:11 PM
 
Originally Posted by subego View Post
Gaslighting?
Gaslighting
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I'll read it in your entrails
     
subego
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Jul 28, 2019, 12:16 AM
 
I know what it is, I’m questioning the application.
     
subego
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Jul 30, 2019, 02:25 AM
 
Since it’s only the second gen Dots which do this, not the third, I have a sneaking suspicion this is a crass attempt to get me to upgrade.
     
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Aug 1, 2019, 04:31 PM
 
It’s been fixed. That was pretty awful.
     
subego
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Sep 15, 2019, 10:48 AM
 
The hack I use to pair Alexa with my home automation software just broke. Looks like permanently.

     
 
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