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Leon Rue
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  • Villa Park, CA
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Proofreading Offer

Started Jan 24, 2012

Checking Your Memory Usage

Started May 4, 2009

Defragmenting Your Kindle
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Earl Wells Aug 2, 2009.

 

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Proofreading Offer

I have been a Kindle user since Kindle 1.  I've noticed a need for proofreading, both typos and run-ons as well as factual errors.I am 80 years old and have an extensive background which helps in proofreading.I have been a military Shore Patrol Officer, a rocket scientist (Apollo, Space Shuttle, etc.), a firearms expert (rifle and pistol expert, California State Champion, Olympic tryout finals), built my first computer in 1974, author of articles in several publications,My favorite error so far…See More
Jan 24, 2012
Leon Rue replied to Teresa Malone's discussion Problem with kindle
"Forgot to add: after the 15 second hold, quit holding the switch and just watch. Leon"
Mar 29, 2011
Leon Rue replied to Teresa Malone's discussion Problem with kindle
"I Googled this and here is what to do.  Unplug from power.  Slide switch on top to the right.  Hold.  In about 5 seconds the screen will do something.  Continue to hold for 15 more seconds.  Watch screen, it will start…"
Mar 29, 2011
Leon Rue replied to Teresa Malone's discussion Problem with kindle
"My Kindle 1 has a reset button but I don't know if the 2 has one or not.  If so, push it to get it going. Leon"
Mar 27, 2011
Phillip Thomas Duck and Leon Rue are now friends
Jul 12, 2010
Leon Rue left a comment for Jon Spoelstra
"If you are wondering about the uniform, it is my old (61 years) Military School uniform. I am holding my school picture from '49. Leon"
Mar 30, 2010
Leon Rue and Jon Spoelstra are now friends
Mar 30, 2010
Leon Rue left a comment for Vivian Allen
"I was recently in the hospital and read 8 books on Kindle. I also have about 100 songs in it which I use Bose noise reduction headphones with. I'm into a tear jerker now called Crossroads Cafe. I'm from North Carolina, the scene of the…"
Jan 26, 2010
Leon Rue and Vivian Allen are now friends
Jan 26, 2010
Earl Wells replied to Leon Rue's discussion Defragmenting Your Kindle
"I use windows XP and it worked great, and makes Kindle a whole lot faster. Thanks"
Aug 2, 2009
Leon Rue replied to Gene's discussion To all the WA people on the west side of the mountains
"Thanks , Gene and Mary. Cleared that one up. Just started reading a Koontz book called The Good Guy. Excellent so far. Give the "try out" a look. Leon"
Jul 25, 2009
Leon Rue replied to Gene's discussion To all the WA people on the west side of the mountains
"Gene, Not from WA but maybe you can help. All night the old beer ad from WA has been going in my head. It starts "From the land of sky blue waters" What is the rest of it? Was it for Hamms beer? Leon"
Jul 23, 2009
Leon Rue and steven nedelton are now friends
Jul 12, 2009
Leon Rue updated their profile
May 24, 2009
Leon Rue replied to Mark T. Sullivan's discussion Do you still buy real books?
"I buy only ebooks for myself but only real books for my wife who is a "non tech" type. Leon"
May 17, 2009
Christine Minella left a comment for Leon Rue
"Thank you for steering my in the right direction. There is soo much to absorb when visiting this site for the first time"
May 16, 2009

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About Me
Retired Aerospace engineer. Ex Navy Officer. Built first computer in 1974. BEME, MSEE, MBA, Professional Engineer, BrainMaster, UltraBrainMaster, Prometheus High IQ Society (1 in 30,000), Astronaut's Silver Snoopy Award, California State Rifle Champion, Olympic Games 1988 (Rifle and Pistol)
Book(s) I'm Currently Reading
Just finished The Dark Side of the Spectrum. Enjoyed Mr. Bingle and Mr. Hawkings Adventures . All free.
Marly and Me. Guensey Literary and Potato Skin Pie Society
Bold Fresh, Derailed, First book of the Turtledove trilogy.
Are you a Kindle Owner?
Yes
Since when have you owned a Kindle?
April 1, 2009
What social network features are you interested in?
Forums, Kindle News, Author Offers
Are you an Author or Aspiring Author?
Reader
Interests and Hobbies
G gauge model trains. Theatre organist. Pulsar LED watches.
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At 8:08pm on May 16, 2009, Christine Minella said…
Thank you for steering my in the right direction. There is soo much to absorb when visiting this site for the first time
At 8:15pm on May 9, 2009, Jena M. Gaines said…
The name looks familiar--I might have run across it when I was doing the research, but I don't know her personally.
At 9:44am on May 3, 2009, Barb C said…
Welcome aboard!
 
 
 

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