One Man's Decision - S-ICD or T-ICD

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One Man's Decision - S-ICD or T-ICD

Post by 4EverHopeful » October 31st, 2016, 11:59 am


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Re: One Man's Decision - S-ICD or T-ICD

Post by freckles1880 » October 31st, 2016, 12:06 pm

Interesting, I don't think I had ever heard of a "normal" ICD as being a T-ICD. Overall it does give a clear description of the differences. I still prefer the good old ICD.


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Re: One Man's Decision - S-ICD or T-ICD

Post by ROBO Pop » October 31st, 2016, 12:29 pm

ridiculous how many names the marketing wienies can come up with to sell their products. Reminds me of Intel. They used so many acronyms in their business they published a 400 page book of acronym definitions for employees and suppliers to use. Bottom line, an ugly duckling is still a prince...
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Re: One Man's Decision - S-ICD or T-ICD

Post by mrag » November 1st, 2016, 11:18 am

Er, the reporting source is Fox News which means, well you know what it means and if you don't, try this.
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