Monthly Archives: November 2011

Cobra XRS 9690 radar detector – “Laser” warning after a double-tap of the horn.

I noticed something weird today.  When I double-tap my car’s horn, my Cobra XRS 9690 radar detector gives me a “Laser” warning. This is WEIRD!  Anyone know what’s going on?  It doesn’t give me a lot of confidence re this … Continue reading

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More and more NETFLIX DVDs arriving cracked, broken or in pieces.

Just got another NetFlix DVD in the mail today.  IT WAS IN THREE PIECES. Okay, maybe it got broken in transit via the United States Postal Service.  However….. I’ve seen more and more DVDs that were clearly scratched and thus … Continue reading

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I see more and more people on the road, using their CELLPHONES while driving.

I thought that driving while using one’s cellphone was not only illegal, but the equivalent of driving drunk.  I also thought that the State of Illinois was upping its enforcement of this law. Apparently not. I see people driving while … Continue reading

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JOHN V. KARAVITIS WordPress blog back up and running!

Hey there everybody. For some bizarre reason, my WordPress blog was deactivated yesterday afternoon.  After no small amount of panic (seeing as how my WordPress blog is starting to gather steam!), this morning it’s back up and running.  Apparently, an … Continue reading

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WOW! Check out this e-mail that I got from the Illinois CPA Society!

November 14, 2011 Dear John: Your membership will officially lapse on December 14, 2011 unless we receive your dues payment. In accordance with our bylaws, the Society is required to present all names of members who have not paid their … Continue reading

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