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From: G Parker <>
Subject: Re: [NMB] Hunters in Heddon on the Wall
Date: Sun, 29 Aug 2010 13:11:26 +0100
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sorry Brian
Thought I had replied off list
Barbara

On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 11:15 AM, Brian Pears <> wrote:
> G Parker <> wrote:
>> I recently had the same problem with my memory card in Costa Rica
>>hence irreplaceable photos. I took the card  to a photographic shop
>>(not a chain) and they  managed to retrieve most of them for me, worth
>>a try. you may need to aske around
>
> Or possibly a computer technician might be even better - and I
> mean a real one, not "some guy in PC World".
>
> Having said that, I realize we're both somewhat off topic.  And
> while it's nice to offer such advice,  we must remember that this
> is a Rootsweb list and posts must relate to genealogy or local
> history - in our case, genealogy or local history in Co Durham or
> Northumberland.
>
> Of course, it's a bit of a grey area in cases like this where the
> advice is about retrieving family or local history material from a
> misbehaving camera or computer, or about problems accessing a
> relevant history website, so I'm not saying it's wrong to post this
> sort of thing. However, we musn't forget our remit and we must
> never allow the list to get bogged down in technical discussions,
> so we should always consider sending technical advice relating
> to cameras, computers or websites off-list - ie directly to the
> enquirer - indeed I will suggest this if a thread seems to be heading
> in the wrong direction.
>
> Brian
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