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May 29, 2008, 03:55 PM
 
Lets try to get to 100.

1) You've owned at least one mac before the colour classic
2) Had a G4 Cube, pimped.
3) Still have Appleworks installed
4) Have a daring fireball tshirt
5) Been banned from a windows forum for trolling
6) Been banned from a Mac forum for trolling
7) "Steve Jobs for President"
8) Imported an iPhone and had it hacked
9) Bought a Mac 3 weeks before it was upgraded.

 
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May 29, 2008, 03:56 PM
 
You forgot start a list defining your mac nerdiness.
     
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May 29, 2008, 03:59 PM
 
10) Prayed.
     
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May 29, 2008, 04:20 PM
 
Originally Posted by subego View Post
10) Prayed.
Win

(and no, I didn't pray, but I did hope a LOT)

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May 29, 2008, 04:34 PM
 
11) Photoshopped (thats actually a word?!) a fake new Apple product.

And no, I have never done that.
I'm on MacNN forums, but no longer have a Mac...
     
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May 29, 2008, 04:39 PM
 
12. Talked about Apple products at a keg party.
13. Every vehicle you owned had and has an Apple sticker on it.

Both true for me.
     
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May 29, 2008, 04:42 PM
 
14) Have Apple retail product sales displays on display... in your home.
15) Payed more than $100 for a Think Different poster.
16) Actually own every Think Different poster.
17) Own a pair a Apple branded Adidas.
18) "Apple II Forever" is on your play list.
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May 29, 2008, 04:43 PM
 
16) Have used Macs exclusively since the 80's (even for games)
     
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May 29, 2008, 04:43 PM
 
20) Cap'n Crunch isn't just a breakfast cereal.
( Last edited by olePigeon; May 29, 2008 at 04:59 PM. )
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May 29, 2008, 04:45 PM
 
Originally Posted by Person Man View Post
16. you insist on spelling any Apple IIs you've owned according to how the label appeared on the computer. (i.e. Apple ][, Apple ][ plus, Apple //e, Apple //c, Apple IIgs).
That's a good one.
     
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May 29, 2008, 04:46 PM
 
Well, BigBadWolf's is 19, olePigeon is 20, so...

21. you insist that the only true Apple logo is the one with six colors.
22. you've owned an Apple II before you got a Mac.
23. you insist on spelling any Apple IIs you've owned according to how the label appeared on the computer. (i.e. Apple ][, Apple ][ plus, Apple //e, Apple //c, Apple IIgs).
24. you've gone to at least one MacWorld keynote to bask in the glow of Steve Jobs' reality distortion field.
     
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May 29, 2008, 04:46 PM
 
Originally Posted by olePigeon View Post
19) Captain Crunch isn't just a breakfast cereal.
Don't you mean Cap'n Crunch?
     
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May 29, 2008, 04:48 PM
 
25. Gone to KFest at least once in your life.
     
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May 29, 2008, 04:49 PM
 
Originally Posted by Dakar the Fourth View Post
Don't you mean Cap'n Crunch?
Do a search on "John Draper."


God, I'm old, and even he was before my time.
     
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May 29, 2008, 04:49 PM
 
Originally Posted by Person Man View Post
Do a search on "John Draper."


God, I'm old, and even he was before my time.
I know who he means, but Captain Crunch is not a cereal. Cap'n Crunch is.
     
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May 29, 2008, 04:51 PM
 
26. Own the "Macintosh: Leading the Way" songs

Yes, I own them. I think I posted them here once.

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May 29, 2008, 04:53 PM
 
Originally Posted by Dakar the Fourth View Post
I know who he means, but Captain Crunch is not a cereal. Cap'n Crunch is.
Picky, much?
     
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May 29, 2008, 04:55 PM
 
27. Have an Apple tattoo

(and no, I don't)

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May 29, 2008, 04:57 PM
 
28. Have a pic of yourself in front of Apple's "1 Infinite Loop" sign.

(check!)

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May 29, 2008, 05:01 PM
 
29. The only browser on your computer is Cyberdog.
30. You've visited the "Mother Ship" Apple Store in Cupertino.
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May 29, 2008, 05:04 PM
 
Originally Posted by starman View Post
28. Have a pic of yourself in front of Apple's "1 Infinite Loop" sign.

(check!)
31. Have a pic of yourself pissing on the Microsoft sign.
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May 29, 2008, 05:07 PM
 
Corrected someone at a retail store.
Re-arranged products at a store to make the Mac ones stand out.

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May 29, 2008, 05:11 PM
 
Originally Posted by ort888 View Post
Corrected someone at a retail store.
Re-arranged products at a store to make the Mac ones stand out.
That would be 32 and 33.

34. you cringe every time you see someone call it MAC.
35. you make fun of people who call it MAC.
     
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May 29, 2008, 05:11 PM
 
Originally Posted by ort888 View Post
Re-arranged products at a store to make the Mac ones stand out.
I do that to Firefly DVDs.
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May 29, 2008, 05:23 PM
 
36) You say the capitals in "FatBits" because... well... it's a word you're using every day.
     
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May 29, 2008, 05:26 PM
 
37) You call your pet dog Claris

38) You want a pet cow to mate with your pet dog
     
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May 29, 2008, 05:30 PM
 
Originally Posted by Person Man View Post
Picky, much?
No, not usually, but I saw this as a good opportunity to bust a grammar nazi's balls.
     
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Originally Posted by Andrew Stephens View Post
37) You call your pet dog Claris
ClarUs.

Moof.
     
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Originally Posted by starman View Post
26. Own the "Macintosh: Leading the Way" songs

Yes, I own them. I think I posted them here once.
I believe you actually linked to the ones on my .mac account.
     
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May 29, 2008, 05:36 PM
 
87) Still have .mac.
88) Still waiting for that .mac widget Apple promised years ago.

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May 29, 2008, 05:38 PM
 
89) Know what a PhoneNet transceiver is.
90) Are still using a PhoneNet transceiver. (I am for a LaserWriter NTR)
( Last edited by scottiB; May 29, 2008 at 05:41 PM. Reason: changed "connecter" to "transceiver")
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91. Have tried for years to convert freinds and family to Mac.
     
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May 29, 2008, 05:44 PM
 
What happened to 39 through 86?
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May 29, 2008, 05:46 PM
 
43) Bloodied your hand whilst working on a Mac
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May 29, 2008, 05:50 PM
 
40) Turned down a job offer only because you would have to use a PC

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Originally Posted by ort888 View Post
40) Turned down a job offer only because you would have to use a PC
That's just good sense.
     
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May 29, 2008, 05:51 PM
 
42) Own and use a NeXT station.

(And it can time travel! Weird, I posted after TheWOAT.)
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40) Installed a beta version of OS 8
41) installed a beta version of OS X
     
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40) Turned down a job offer only because you would have to use a PC
     
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47) Contemplated death as a viable option after installing the beta version of OS X
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May 29, 2008, 05:57 PM
 
OK, let's get the numbering back on track:

Randman = 38 and 39
ScottiB= 40 and 41
TheWOAT = 42
osiris = 43
ort88 = 44
TheWOAT = 45 and 46
osiris = 47

Next one should be 48.
     
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May 29, 2008, 05:58 PM
 
49. Waited in line at an Apple Store opening or product release.
50. Waited in line at an Apple Store for no apparent reason.

(My previous post would be 48.)
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Originally Posted by Person Man View Post
OK, let's get the numbering back on track:

Randman = 38 and 39
ScottiB= 40 and 41
TheWOAT = 42
osiris = 43
ort88 = 44
TheWOAT = 45 and 46
osiris = 47

Next one should be 48.
Picky, aren't we?
     
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May 29, 2008, 06:00 PM
 
51. You own a copy of every version of the Mac OS ever made, from System 0.97 (shipped with first Mac) to Mac OS X 10.5.3.
     
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52) Laughed when a PC user mentioned problems with their sound card.
     
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May 29, 2008, 06:01 PM
 
Originally Posted by Dakar the Fourth View Post
Picky, aren't we?
Yep, and proud of it, too.
     
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53) Used applescript to save a whole 5 seconds of time from the daily routine.
     
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PersonMan 50
TheWOAT 51 & 52
Andhee 53
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54) Gone to either WWDC or Mac World
55) Been affected by the RDF
     
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We're up to 56 now
     
 
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