From: Bill W <nothing@nowhere.com>
Subject: Re: Adobe Stock Images pays photo $0.18 for using his photo
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From: Bill W <nothing@nowhere.com>
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Subject: Re: Adobe Stock Images pays photo $0.18 for using his photo
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 20:07:33 -0800
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On Thu, 21 Dec 2017 22:56:16 -0500, "Mayayana"<mayayana@invalid.nospam> wrote:

>"Bill W"<nothing@nowhere.com> wrote
>
>| Well I did what any reasonable person would not do, and continued with
>| the science experiment. I downloaded some free SMART reading software,
>| and there are 30 current pending sectors. Googling that, what seemed
>| to appear in every result was "replace the drive now". So I guess I
>| will.
>|
>   If you're thinking of getting an SSD anyway then
>it's no harm done, but I wouldn't put much faith in SMART.
>I had a WD drive recently that went bad. The WD utility
>found it. some others didn't. SMART was no help at all. 

I already bought the SSD days ago. The plan was if it didn't do much
for the laptop, it was going into another PC that would benefit from
it. $150 for 500 GB was a decent enough price to get me to the store.
I did want it to go a bit more smoothly, though.