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by bwoodbury
Mon Apr 09, 2012 12:19 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Preorder
Replies: 45
Views: 7189

Re: Preorder

<r>Brazil shows up fine on the Element 14 page – drop down country list at upper right<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.newark.com/raspberr.....rypi_group">http://www.newark.com/raspberr.....rypi_group</URL><br/> <br/> Nope - that doesn't work, dropped the Pi from the shopping cart when I switched to...
by bwoodbury
Fri Apr 06, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Re: Status Updates (a.k.a where's my pi at?)
Replies: 66
Views: 47686

Re: Status Updates (a.k.a where's my pi at?)

FYI "that Canadian thing" would probably be the CSA = Canadian Standards Association
by bwoodbury
Fri Apr 06, 2012 12:26 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: w00t!!! the better half came home with cookies, lots and lots of cookies
Replies: 10
Views: 1531

Re: w00t!!! the better half came home with cookies, lots and lots of cookies

"One Cookie to rule them all. One Cookie to find them. One Cookie to bring them all and in the Darkness bind them."
by bwoodbury
Thu Mar 29, 2012 6:42 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Element14 FAQ updated today [29 March]
Replies: 17
Views: 2407

Re: Element14 FAQ updated today [29 March]

<t>I finally found the comment on the front page about the option of shipping to some countries with lesser standards<br/> <br/> eben on March 28, 2012 at 10:53 pm said:<br/> <br/> <br/> Excellent question. North America is out of the question (FCC requirements largely mirror CE ones), but there are...
by bwoodbury
Thu Mar 29, 2012 5:44 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Element14 FAQ updated today [29 March]
Replies: 17
Views: 2407

Re: Element14 FAQ updated today [29 March]

I guess I better move to Mexico
by bwoodbury
Thu Mar 29, 2012 5:37 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Element14 FAQ updated today [29 March]
Replies: 17
Views: 2407

Re: Element14 FAQ updated today [29 March]

<t>The following comment from the Element 14 new post causes me, and I am sure others with pre-orders, a GREAT deal of concern. I thought this approach had been discussed and rejected<br/> <br/> "We will ship on a first come, first serve basis to countries where compliance standards have been met.  ...
by bwoodbury
Thu Mar 29, 2012 5:18 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Concern trolling
Replies: 78
Views: 12067

Re: Concern trolling

Perhaps this thread should have started off with some information on what "trolling" means and how it is defined for this forum. I'm sure we all have different interpretations

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T.....nternet%29
by bwoodbury
Thu Mar 29, 2012 4:44 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Important new post on the front page - compliance!
Replies: 20
Views: 2943

Re: Important new post on the front page - compliance!

Interest post on compliance testing from Pete L on the Element 14 website

http://www.element14.com/commu.....compliance
by bwoodbury
Thu Mar 29, 2012 12:59 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Arrival Dates?
Replies: 34
Views: 5434

Re: Arrival Dates?

<t>I just received the following email from Allied Electronics the RS affiliate for North America. I pre-ordered from them Mar 3 and my last email from them was March 5. Nice to know I am still on their list <br/> <br/> Much has been happening behind the scenes since you preordered your Raspberry Pi...
by bwoodbury
Wed Mar 28, 2012 1:17 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Arrival Dates?
Replies: 34
Views: 5434

Re: Arrival Dates?

I ordered from Farnell on Mar 3 and had a ship date of April 3. I had been expecting to see slippage in my ship date, obviously with events over the last few weeks Apr 3 wasn't going to happen. When I checked my order status today (been checking every day) I now have a ship date of August 16
by bwoodbury
Tue Mar 27, 2012 11:38 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: To Those Who Have Placed Their Pre-Orders
Replies: 4
Views: 978

Re: To Those Who Have Placed Their Pre-Orders

Please not another forum about this. The last one got to be 22 pages before it was finally locked. I don't think you can rely on any shipping date information from any supplier at this point. Seems to be ever changing.
by bwoodbury
Mon Mar 26, 2012 1:24 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is it worth buying on Farnell now?
Replies: 26
Views: 5012

Re: Is it worth buying on Farnell now?

<r>Farnell updated the FAQ on the Element 14 website today as follows<br/> <br/> UPDATED AT 8:51 am GMT 26 March <br/> <br/> Q.  What is the latest update ?<br/> <br/> A. COMPLIANCE TESTING - Over the weekend, Raspberry Pi provide us with an update on the compliance testing needed for the Model B bo...
by bwoodbury
Mon Mar 26, 2012 1:20 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: New RS Email - Compliance?
Replies: 100
Views: 19271

Re: New RS Email - Compliance?

<r>Farnell updated their FAQ on the Element 14 website today as follows<br/> <br/> UPDATED AT 8:51 am GMT 26 March <br/> <br/> Q.  What is the latest update ?<br/> <br/> A. COMPLIANCE TESTING - Over the weekend, Raspberry Pi provide us with an update on the compliance testing needed for the Model B ...
by bwoodbury
Sun Mar 25, 2012 7:52 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is it worth buying on Farnell now?
Replies: 26
Views: 5012

Re: Is it worth buying on Farnell now?

<t>I have no personal problem with the cartoon. It is very funny but the forum netiquette states<br/> <br/> "Postings must not contain anything untoward.<br/> <br/> Please remember that we have a lot of minors reading the Forum – please keep postings suitable for reading by older children.  That mea...
by bwoodbury
Sun Mar 25, 2012 5:06 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Shouldn't we just give the foundation a break now?
Replies: 96
Views: 12732

Re: Shouldn't we just give the foundation a break now?

<t>I would not want to be an Admin of this, or any other forum. It's a thankless job at the best of times and with what has been transpiring over the last few months being an Admin on this forum must be frustrating, aggravating, etc etc etc.<br/> <br/> I, and I am sure many of the other forum member...
by bwoodbury
Sun Mar 25, 2012 3:37 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Post your estimated arrival dates
Replies: 323
Views: 56163

Re: Post your estimated arrival dates

<t>bwoodbury said: <br/> <br/> <br/> If the following comments from Abishur on the front page discussion about compliance testing are correct then all bets for the shipping date on the first 10k boards may be off<br/> <br/> Abishur on March 24, 2012 at 3:28 am said:<br/> <br/> “I believe it’s been t...
by bwoodbury
Sun Mar 25, 2012 12:49 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Post your estimated arrival dates
Replies: 323
Views: 56163

Re: Post your estimated arrival dates

<t>If the following comments from Abishur on the front page discussion about compliance testing are correct then all bets for the shipping date on the first 10k boards may be off<br/> <br/> Abishur on March 24, 2012 at 3:28 am said:<br/> <br/> “I believe it’s been told that one if not both distribut...
by bwoodbury
Thu Mar 22, 2012 2:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Someone, somewhere must know the whereabouts of the Pis
Replies: 25
Views: 3584

Re: Someone, somewhere must know the whereabouts of the Pis

<t>JamesH said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Yes, someone somewhere does know their location. Everyone will just have to be patient and wait, and ask themselves, do I really REALLY need to know exactly where they are, bearing in mind it makes no difference to when I get it?<br/> <br/> The other thread was gett...
by bwoodbury
Wed Mar 21, 2012 5:25 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: In breach of board 'rules'
Replies: 11
Views: 2526

Re: In breach of board 'rules'

<r>Pinned on the first page of the General forum<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.raspberrypi.org/for.....netiquette">http://www.raspberrypi.org/for.....netiquette</URL><br/> <br/> The post includes the following:<br/> <br/> "Please remember that we have a lot of minors reading the Forum – please kee...
by bwoodbury
Sun Mar 18, 2012 2:26 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Availability of the Raspberry PI
Replies: 17
Views: 3585

Re: Availability of the Raspberry PI

<r>Actually for Bulgaria the wiki shows that Comet Electronics will be handling them for Farnell and doesn"t show anything for RS<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://elinux.org/RPi_Buying_L.....y#Bulgaria">http://elinux.org/RPi_Buying_L.....y#Bulgaria</URL><br/> <br/> The Element 14 site shows this for Bulg...
by bwoodbury
Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Discussions about Raspberry Pi are NOT off topic!
Replies: 29
Views: 5021

Re: Discussions about Raspberry Pi are NOT off topic!

<t>I have no problem with the Admins either moving a thread to off topic or closing it when it is dealing with the same subject as other threads. Good job so far.<br/> <br/> I check all the forums to see what new posts there are irrespective of which forum they might be in. As for moving the "commun...
by bwoodbury
Wed Mar 14, 2012 6:17 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cases for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 866
Views: 399137

Re: Cases for the Raspberry Pi

Hmmmm Great idea - I must have one of those collecting dust in the basement. I see from the photo that, appropriately, yours was made in China
by bwoodbury
Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:41 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: You have GOT to be kidding - Ebay rip offs.
Replies: 18
Views: 3642

Re: You have GOT to be kidding - Ebay rip offs.

ROFL - I love the sellers comment on the plastic model

It is not affiliated with the Raspberry Pi foundation; who have made it abundantly clear that they own the term Raspberry Pi.  So... for legalities sake, please consider this model 1.0 of the Cloudberry Tart
by bwoodbury
Tue Mar 13, 2012 7:02 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: You have GOT to be kidding - Ebay rip offs.
Replies: 18
Views: 3642

Re: You have GOT to be kidding - Ebay rip offs.

<r>I see we have t shirts too<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Raspber.....3a71b1e0cc">http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Raspber.....3a71b1e0cc</URL><br/> <br/> This one is great - basically £10 for a blank SD card plus a dvd that has the free software on it. The SD isn't even preloaded<br/> <br/> <...
by bwoodbury
Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:53 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Simple Press emoticons
Replies: 6
Views: 1165

Re: Simple Press emoticons

The basic ones for Wordpress can be found here

http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Smilies

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