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Charles Kelm

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since Apr 30, 2010
Western Washington (Zone 7B - temperate maritime)
Western Washington (Zone 7B - temperate maritime)
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Recent posts by Charles Kelm

Nancy Nantahala wrote:I spent many, many hours researching the difference between Russian Comfrey #4 and #14. Please check this out:
http://www.nantahala-farm.com/comfrey-root-s.shtml

I have 17 pages about comfrey. I put a lot into this research because there is so much confusion about it. Also information about comfrey: health and growing.



Hi Nancy - I have purchased Bocking-4 & 14 from you before (darn chickens got it though before it had a chance).  My friend has a bunch of comfrey in his back yard.  I want to take some from him if it's not the true comfrey.  How can I tell if it's true comfrey or a Bocking variety?  It's too early to tell from flowers.  Are the roots any different?  Leaves?  Thank you.
2 years ago

A Walton wrote:Screenshot of the Exede Freedom page attached.


Thanks. Apparently I am not in an area eligible for this. Maybe some day.
3 years ago

Kyrt Ryder wrote:For the price Essential 10 really isn't that bad. 12mb/second, 10 GB data allowance, unmeasured downloads from 3am to 8am [scheduled downloads are your friend here] for 40$ per month.

I'm actually considering jumping ship from Comcast/Xfinity for it.



I have been with them for several years and much prefer my unmeasured hours - Midnight to 5AM. I pay $80 (plus $10 equipment lease) for 15 Gb + the early morning unlimited.
3 years ago

Cal Burns wrote:

A Walton wrote:I was able to find the 150GB Exede plan:

http://www.exede.com/freedom/


30GB is the highest they offer for our area, about what AT&T provides after they play with the numbers.



Maybe they like your zip code better than mine. When I follow your link, they ask for my zip code (98230), then the only plans I see are:
Essential 10 - 10 GB @ $40/mo
Liberty 12 - 12 GB @ $50/mo
Liberty 18 - 18 GB @ $70/mo
Liberty 30 - 30 GB @ $100/mo

What am I missing?
3 years ago

Thomas Partridge wrote:I would strongly advise against Hughes Net unless it is the only option you have. Even then I would consider just not having internet. We had them for two years but their service was terrible. The last four months of it we had no internet - FOUR MONTHS! They sent people out to get our internet working and each time the person left without getting it fixed - a different person each time.

We switched to one of those plug in 3g cards and were very much more satisfied even though we barely had enough signal to make a phone call. If you can get a cell signal I would recommend them instead of satellite internet.



Thanks. I know how bad HughesNet is, although I've never had it. If the HughesNet offer the other poster spoke about is a valid offer (150 Gb for $80/mo), then I would like to use it as a bargaining chip to try to get a better deal with my current provider. I would never actually switch to HughesNet.
3 years ago

A Walton wrote:
Wow yeah I just looked at the site and it's as you say. I guess I got in at the right time! I'm hoping they aren't going to force me to change the terms.

Edit: I looked at Hughes Net and they have a 100GB plan for 79.99. Don't know how the service is though.



Can you link to that plan? All I see are 3 significantly worse plans at Hughes Net.

Thank you
3 years ago

A Walton wrote:I've been using Exede for almost 1.5 years now. It's been serviceable. They came out with a new package around the time I signed up that had data limits that aren't completely ridiculous, so I've got 150 GB of transfer per month at 99 bucks (which is still expensive, I know). I would go with another option immediately if it was available, but for now the Exede is working OK.



I wish I had that. I've been with them for years and pay $90 for 15 GB. I just went on their website and for $99 bucks now you get 18 GB for $99 a month (there's a deal for $69 for the first three months).
3 years ago
I like it, but maybe there could be a button people could click which says "view site in classic mode"?
I tested it a lot on my iPhone. Worked great. No issues.
Congratulations to John and Emilie! When are you picking the other two winners, or are they the people who referred them to Permies?


4 years ago