Computers, Internet And Trucking (Video Games)

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Daniel B.'s Comment
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I'm a gamer as well.

Except instead of a tv/xbox I have a laptop, I find it much more comfortable.

I got a pretty good Sony Vaio laptop, love those!

Here are my games:

Skyrim

Oblivion

Age of Empires II, III (with all xpacs)

Age of Mythology

GTA III

GTA San Andreas

GTA Vice City

^ For those moments when 4-wheelers bother the hell out of you all day long, nothing better then going on GTA and smashing them to pieces with a big vehicle!

Fallout: New Vegas

So pretty much a gamer for every mood. Want to temporarily live another life- RPG.. Want to strategize and have to use your brain - AoE.. Feeling violent- GTA.. Want pure fun and maybe gamble.. New Vegas..

Though I hardly ever play its always nice to have them there. Just hard to find the time, but now since I'm a free man again I can get back into them!

The laptop is pretty easy to manage spacewise. Plus it does a whole lot more than an xbox. For internet, I connect my Iphone to my laptop and use Hotspot from my phone.

Hope this helps with your thoughts.

/dance

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Meat H.'s Comment
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Soft modded original xbox with tons of NES,SNES,Sega, roms.Still play tecmo super bowl 2k14 and RBI baseball 2k14.

Daniel B.'s Comment
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Soft modded original xbox with tons of NES,SNES,Sega, roms.Still play tecmo super bowl 2k14 and RBI baseball 2k14.

Ah, brings back memories. We had an xbox that was modded like crazy. I still remember some of those Halo 2 games! :)

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
SkyGuy's Comment
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How much data do ya'll use on your smartphone when you teather it for internet hotspot? Hope to be in company orientation in June and starting to think about internet life on the road.... Thanks!

Daniel B.'s Comment
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Well, I have unlimited Internet and plenty of data for use on hotspot. I have ****-Mobile. They're terrible everywhere except in major cities. I can't afford Verizon haha. But at least I can have peace of mind and not worry about eating up my limited data.

Daniel B.'s Comment
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Sorry. It blocked it out.

I have shl-T-Mobile.

David's Comment
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Been out of the long haul side for almost a year, but this was my set up in my cab..

I mainly only played when I was on a reset or stuck at a terminal/shipper/reciever... The setup worked pretty good, also had a laptop with HDMI out and was able to watch tv shows and movies that I'd get while at home...

It is possible. Some of the truck stops had good wifi in the buildings, out side was hit n miss.

Shipper:

The customer who is shipping the freight. This is where the driver will pick up a load and then deliver it to the receiver or consignee.

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.
Andrew's Comment
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I'm a gamer as well.

Except instead of a tv/xbox I have a laptop, I find it much more comfortable.

I got a pretty good Sony Vaio laptop, love those!

Here are my games:

Skyrim

Oblivion

Age of Empires II, III (with all xpacs)

Age of Mythology

GTA III

GTA San Andreas

GTA Vice City

^ For those moments when 4-wheelers bother the hell out of you all day long, nothing better then going on GTA and smashing them to pieces with a big vehicle!

Fallout: New Vegas

So pretty much a gamer for every mood. Want to temporarily live another life- RPG.. Want to strategize and have to use your brain - AoE.. Feeling violent- GTA.. Want pure fun and maybe gamble.. New Vegas..

Though I hardly ever play its always nice to have them there. Just hard to find the time, but now since I'm a free man again I can get back into them!

The laptop is pretty easy to manage spacewise. Plus it does a whole lot more than an xbox. For internet, I connect my Iphone to my laptop and use Hotspot from my phone.

Hope this helps with your thoughts.

/dance

Skyrim and Oblivion are great games, bethesda studios is one of my favorites.. Ihopped on that seris with morrowind... Age of empires is an ok game, good series all n all.. GTA is one of the best series of all time.. Fall out was really good too, I liked the story line of an apocalypse and trying to survive..

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Andrew's Comment
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Soft modded original xbox with tons of NES,SNES,Sega, roms.Still play tecmo super bowl 2k14 and RBI baseball 2k14.

My origanl xbox was modded as well! I had put a massive HD in it too for emulators, I found almost every game out there for emulators haha good times

Andrew's Comment
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How much data do ya'll use on your smartphone when you teather it for internet hotspot? Hope to be in company orientation in June and starting to think about internet life on the road.... Thanks!

depends on what your using it for

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