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Video: TR Out Loud - January 22, 2010

In what may very well be the last TROLOV (TR Out Loud on Video) -- at least in its current form -- Sonja Thompson counts down the top discussions of the week and highlights the most active members on the forums.

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In what may very well be the last TROLOV (TR Out Loud on Video) — at least in its current form — Sonja Thompson counts down the top discussions of the week and highlights the most active members on the forums. If you're not a fan of video, you can choose to just listen to the audio file.

Notes: Top discussion threads:

  1. Employee background screenings up dramatically
  2. Ransomware: Extortion via the Internet
  3. 10 things you should never do on a consulting job
  4. In search of a new MMORPG home
  5. FNM 01/15/10 - Songs We Hate to Admit We Like

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Most "Thumbs Up" in the TR Questions arena over the past week

  1. OH Smeg (8 thumbs)
  2. Ron K. (4 thumbs)
  3. cmiller5400, TheChas, Mohammad Oweis, and SinisterSlay (2 thumbs)
Most Comments in the TR Forums this week

  1. boxfiddler (109 posts)
  2. NickNielsen (103 posts)
  3. OH Smeg (96 posts)
  4. Deadly Ernest (89 posts)
  5. santeewelding (87 posts)
TR Member participation

Many thanks to SheRex, Hal 9000, Darryl, and jamesski for submitting pictures for the this week's show. These folks are eligible for free TR swag!

Voice messages, e-mails, and photos = swag If you'd like to earn some free TR swag, send in an e-mail with a Question of the Week, and answer to the Question of the Week, comments, photos/photo captions, or original video clips to trol at techrepublic.com. You can also leave a voice message — our toll free number is (866) 414-CNET (2638) and our Skype ID is tr.out.loud.

We have lots and lots of swag. If you'd like a complete listing, shoot me an e-mail, and I'll send a reply.

About Sonja Thompson

Sonja Thompson started at TechRepublic in October 1999. She is a former Senior Editor at TechRepublic.

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