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Listen to Paully. He's a great hugger. 720 Views / 46 Replies  
Listen to Paully. He's a great hugger.
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Sep 1, 2007 at 08:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I sold mine to a friend for about half of what I... 1,210 Views / 35 Replies  
I sold mine to a friend for about half of what I bought it for when I got a new MacBook. Thought that was a fair compromise. Oops.
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Aug 29, 2007 at 03:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The HTML from Pages '06 was pretty embarrassing. ... 14,578 Views / 10 Replies  
The HTML from Pages '06 was pretty embarrassing. The pages generally looked okay though.
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Aug 16, 2007 at 12:36 AM, in Applications
No, no inline spell check that I recall. I... 2,278 Views / 68 Replies  
No, no inline spell check that I recall.

I loved AW at the time, but honestly, iWork is a better app. The Paint module is hardly something to actually miss - it was borderline useless for...
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Aug 16, 2007 at 12:35 AM, in Applications
Basically, yes. The other key difference is... 1,249 Views / 6 Replies  
Basically, yes.

The other key difference is that you can rearrange the pages by dragging and dropping them in the sidebar. in Word Processing mode this isn't allowed as it would break all your...
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Aug 10, 2007 at 06:56 PM, in Applications
Sounds like all non-web ports are blocked, which... 267 Views / 9 Replies  
Sounds like all non-web ports are blocked, which is pretty common at universities here. Try MSN Web Messenger, which works in any web browser (even if it says it isn't supported)

MSN Web...
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Aug 5, 2007 at 06:29 PM, in Applications
There is also A Better Finder Rename - Macintosh... 279 Views / 7 Replies  
There is also A Better Finder Rename - Macintosh Contextual Menu shareware - Batch File Renaming - Mac File Utilities (http://publicspace.net/ABetterFinderRename/)
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Jul 7, 2007 at 07:54 AM, in Applications
New Macs come with an iWork trial. If you have... 430 Views / 6 Replies  
New Macs come with an iWork trial. If you have this, it should be good for 30 days to do whatever you like. Such as open this doc and print or save as PDF.
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Apr 30, 2007 at 01:42 AM, in Applications
I haven't bought anything from iTS yet, now I... 1,570 Views / 80 Replies  
I haven't bought anything from iTS yet, now I will.
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Apr 2, 2007 at 08:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep, can't go wrong with the graffle. The... 574 Views / 4 Replies  
Yep, can't go wrong with the graffle.

The Omni Group - Applications - OmniGraffle (http://www.omnigroup.com/applications/omnigraffle/)
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Mar 29, 2007 at 09:37 PM, in Applications
The Finder only supports FTP downloading, not... 924 Views / 21 Replies  
The Finder only supports FTP downloading, not uploading. Safari will use the Finder for FTP, so that isn't a solution either.

Try Cyberduck (free) or Transmit (not free) to upload via FTP.
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Mar 26, 2007 at 01:30 AM, in Mac OS X
Classic doesn't run on Intel Macs, and since Word... 567 Views / 12 Replies  
Classic doesn't run on Intel Macs, and since Word 98 is a Classic (OS 9 and below) application, there is no way to make it work on a new Mac.

Luckily for you, NeoOffice...
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Mar 23, 2007 at 11:17 PM, in Applications
Looks sweet man. XD is supported by all... 933 Views / 19 Replies  
Looks sweet man. XD is supported by all of....nothing. Damn olympus.

Cable that camera up for some pics.
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Mar 22, 2007 at 03:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What I find more odd is that Business Cards very... 1,130 Views / 14 Replies  
What I find more odd is that Business Cards very rarely have photography on them. How about designing a card without stock photography, or taking a photo yourself if necessary?

Or as mentioned,...
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Mar 3, 2007 at 09:33 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
zaghahzag: click the 'reply' icon next to the... 611 Views / 10 Replies  
zaghahzag: click the 'reply' icon next to the mail you replied to, to open your response.
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Mar 3, 2007 at 09:16 PM, in Applications
Vodafone or Three. 738 Views / 27 Replies  
Vodafone or Three.
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Feb 26, 2007 at 11:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
When I was at high school, the media 'suite' used... 367 Views / 2 Replies  
When I was at high school, the media 'suite' used Pinnacle studio. :hmm: (I believe they have Macs now)
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Feb 23, 2007 at 08:54 PM, in Applications
Hmmm, iMovie used to come with tutorial footage. ... 304 Views / 2 Replies  
Hmmm, iMovie used to come with tutorial footage. Seems it doesn't anymore. You could just take some footage with a normal digital camera on Movie mode and import it?
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Feb 22, 2007 at 06:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: I wasn't aware that DVDs were even still sold... 2,182 Views / 73 Replies  
I wasn't aware that DVDs were even still sold with non Widescreen versions. Weird.
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Feb 18, 2007 at 01:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Got it a few months ago, when I first bought my... 1,210 Views / 15 Replies  
Got it a few months ago, when I first bought my Wii. Fun, but rarely play it now. Worth the $10 though.

Edit: "new" wii play games? Is there another set or something as a sequel to the ones...
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Feb 16, 2007 at 06:50 PM, in Gaming
If you place an image at the very base of an... 362 Views / 7 Replies  
If you place an image at the very base of an email, it will usually be an attachment. Placing it anywhere with line breaks or text after it, will place it inline as a HTML email. You can be sure by...
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Feb 9, 2007 at 07:56 PM, in Applications
I think I know the app you're talking about, we... 1,072 Views / 9 Replies  
I think I know the app you're talking about, we use it at work, and was kinda bummed to find out that the upgrade to the newest version actually took away multi-user support given we're Mac-only.
...
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Feb 2, 2007 at 12:40 AM, in Mac OS X
Nice work, FG. :) 20,917 Views / 526 Replies  
Nice work, FG. :)
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Feb 2, 2007 at 12:16 AM, in Feedback
New iLife and iWork, Leopard only. ;) 859 Views / 10 Replies  
New iLife and iWork, Leopard only. ;)
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Jan 30, 2007 at 02:52 AM, in Applications
If clicking the 'Adjust' button doesn't bring it... 626 Views / 2 Replies  
If clicking the 'Adjust' button doesn't bring it up - check the very lower left hand corner of your screen. It's not uncommon for me to have mine appear here, barely showing about 10 pixels on the...
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Jan 26, 2007 at 07:14 PM, in Applications
This is true. And, voted. 509 Views / 12 Replies  
This is true.

And, voted.
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Jan 19, 2007 at 08:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
And Australians. 40,121 Views / 1,271 Replies  
And Australians.
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Jan 16, 2007 at 04:48 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Go Vodafone. You can choose a 'bonus' option... 40,121 Views / 1,271 Replies  
Go Vodafone. You can choose a 'bonus' option with your prepaid, like cheaper calls, some free texts, or 365 day credit expiry. My mum chooses that option. Costs her about $25/year credit that she...
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Jan 16, 2007 at 04:24 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sultana Bran. Yum. 1,021 Views / 61 Replies  
Sultana Bran. Yum.
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Jan 13, 2007 at 03:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
With 3G phone would come a second camera on the... 40,121 Views / 1,271 Replies  
With 3G phone would come a second camera on the front then, I'd assume. For the video calls.
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Jan 10, 2007 at 07:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
My place, photos taken before a party earlier in... 5,348 Views / 203 Replies  
My place, photos taken before a party earlier in the year - the satin sheets hanging on all the walls aren't normally there. Especially not the ones covering the windows.
...
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Jan 3, 2007 at 02:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How about you respond and tell them what you just... 1,791 Views / 77 Replies  
How about you respond and tell them what you just posted here?</toosensiblesuggestion>
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Jan 2, 2007 at 02:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You're right about that. I went into London this... 616 Views / 14 Replies  
You're right about that. I went into London this morning (New Year's Day) and it was the quietest I have seen London, ever. Parked right in Hyde Park without any trouble, and managed to go for a...
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Jan 1, 2007 at 02:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes because nothing says sexy to me, like... 1,453 Views / 23 Replies  
Yes because nothing says sexy to me, like spending time with the family.
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Dec 15, 2006 at 07:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How about you set a black screensaver? 346 Views / 11 Replies  
How about you set a black screensaver?
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Dec 15, 2006 at 04:11 AM, in Mac OS X
:lol: 86,169 Views / 2,738 Replies  
:lol:
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Dec 2, 2006 at 11:32 PM, in Gaming
Ohhh for when I had time to express my artistic... 1,059 Views / 45 Replies  
Ohhh for when I had time to express my artistic talents.... I had forgotten all about that thread.
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Dec 1, 2006 at 05:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Guilty. 854 Views / 25 Replies  
Guilty.
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Nov 29, 2006 at 07:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Boom (http://www.jeremyburge.com/net/boom.mov) 7,195 Views / 154 Replies  
Boom (http://www.jeremyburge.com/net/boom.mov)
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Nov 15, 2006 at 04:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just copied your link and pasted it into IE or... 1,053 Views / 24 Replies  
I just copied your link and pasted it into IE or Firefox inside Parallels. Not only did it load quickly/normal speed it also looks exactly the same as in Safari for me. Just a standard IE 6 install...
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Nov 14, 2006 at 05:21 AM, in Applications
Page loads fine in IE/Win and Firefox/Win here. 1,053 Views / 24 Replies  
Page loads fine in IE/Win and Firefox/Win here.
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Nov 13, 2006 at 10:31 PM, in Applications
Quicktime Player (already installed) will play... 300 Views / 2 Replies  
Quicktime Player (already installed) will play most video files. To install a codec to play wmv files in Quicktime also, go here:

Flip4Mac WMV Products (http://flip4mac.com/wmv_download.htm)
...
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Nov 13, 2006 at 02:44 AM, in Applications
I don't have this issue. Whenever someone adds... 600 Views / 6 Replies  
I don't have this issue. Whenever someone adds me to their list, Adium alerts me immediately, or next time I login. I don't even have the official client these days.
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Nov 13, 2006 at 02:42 AM, in Applications
My first ten days of Movember. Day one clean... 5,538 Views / 64 Replies  
My first ten days of Movember. Day one clean shaven in the first picture, through to day ten today in the last picture.

It's gettin' there.

http://www.jeremyburge.com/net/mo/1.jpg...
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Nov 9, 2006 at 08:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No-shave-vember? Wacky. It's Movember,... 5,538 Views / 64 Replies  
No-shave-vember? Wacky.

It's Movember, folks! And you don't just not shave, you grow a mo! Mine is shaping up decently now, on this 10th day of Movember. Pics soon.
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Nov 9, 2006 at 05:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think I actually came across this one, through... 511 Views / 8 Replies  
I think I actually came across this one, through max. I think it has lost a bit of it's edge, but still has good days:

Savage Chickens Cartoon (http://www.savagechickens.com/blog/index.html)
...
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Nov 9, 2006 at 05:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
WebHostingTalk Forums - Web Hosting Discussion... 374 Views / 2 Replies  
WebHostingTalk Forums - Web Hosting Discussion (http://www.webhostingtalk.com)
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Nov 9, 2006 at 04:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
*smack* :lol: 2,263 Views / 72 Replies  
*smack*

:lol:
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Nov 5, 2006 at 04:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sure do. Some apps I use distinguish between... 1,815 Views / 67 Replies  
Sure do. Some apps I use distinguish between return (carriage return for text box) and enter (OK).
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Nov 5, 2006 at 01:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
[Standard MacNN reply] No, I used them once... 655 Views / 21 Replies  
[Standard MacNN reply]

No, I used them once and they were terrible. They also murdered my brother and threw eggs at my girlfriend's house.

[/Standard MacNN reply]
Posted by PurpleGiant, on Oct 31, 2006 at 08:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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