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Cold.

Close call there, just a short hour left and I would’ve broken my “An Entry A Day“-promise. It probably wouldn’t have been the end of the world, but a promise is a promise.

It’s getting colder outside. Norway is traditionally a rather cold country during winter, but it’s been a few years since I experienced a really cold winter. It was during my time in the military, I laugh at it now, but it’s not that funny when you’re right in the middle of it. Now I just hope they turn on the central heater in my apartment building soon, because it’s getting kind of chilly inside, too.

Today I called the store that sold me the Windows Media Center box and told them about the problems I’ve now got with the background noise. As it turns out, the guy who will be able to help me with it is away and won’t return until Tuesday. If the box has to be repaired, it’s not something they can do at the store, they have to send it to a repair shop at it will probably take a week or more before it’s returned.

Bummer.

They were talking about just replacing the entire box as an option to repairing it, swapping the hard drives in the process. I certainly hope that’s possible and that this will be the last problem I’ll ever have with the Amitech system.

Some of you probably would have screamed “refund” weeks ago, but I’m just a little bit too patient when it comes to stuff like this. Sure, I can get really frustrated, but when I talk to the clerks I find myself talking in a very understanding and friendly manner.

I’m not quite sure if that’s a good thing or a bad thing.

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