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I'm getting hungry now! Boca burgs are... 651 Views / 26 Replies  
I'm getting hungry now!

Boca burgs are okay....for a Kraft Product (http://www.kraft.com/newsroom/01182000a.html) (which is why they are in mostly every supermarket now, even in hardcore...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Oct 7, 2002 at 11:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That is a great site. Thank you! 412 Views / 2 Replies  
That is a great site. Thank you!
Posted by SillyMonk, on Apr 5, 2002 at 01:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Good DSL provider in Cambridge, MA? 412 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi Folks,

Looks like we are moving to Cambridge, and of course the biggest thing on my mind is...internet connection! Can anyone suggest a decent DSL provider for Cambridge, Mass? I've never had...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Apr 4, 2002 at 03:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So you're as Chinese as apple pie? 1,225 Views / 51 Replies  
So you're as Chinese as apple pie?
Posted by SillyMonk, on Mar 31, 2002 at 10:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Some more stinkers: Citizen Kane ... 1,414 Views / 106 Replies  
Some more stinkers:

Citizen Kane
Apocolypse Now
Star Wars
Casablanca
Boogie Nights
Fight Club
Lawrence of Arabia
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Posted by SillyMonk, on Mar 31, 2002 at 10:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just finished The Amazing Adventures of... 484 Views / 44 Replies  
I just finished The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon. It's a terrific book --read it before it becomes a movie! Chabon is a huge Mac fan too...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Mar 28, 2002 at 07:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Isn't Jerry Douglas the pedal-steel master outta... 583 Views / 60 Replies  
Isn't Jerry Douglas the pedal-steel master outta Nashville? I think he is the guy who plays sessions on a lot of country albums.... If so he is great! Pedal steel is a kooky instrument...hands a'...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Mar 24, 2002 at 11:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The Harder They Come is my vote for best Reggae... 583 Views / 60 Replies  
The Harder They Come is my vote for best Reggae album.

CD: Sigor Ros
Car CD: Manu Dibango
Posted by SillyMonk, on Mar 23, 2002 at 06:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My fifteen month old started screaming today,... 287 Views / 5 Replies  
My fifteen month old started screaming today, like he was scared. He has *never* been scared before so I ran over thinking he might be hurt. He was looking at the Airport base station that I keep...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Mar 21, 2002 at 09:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You just have to pay for POP3 and forwarding,... 420 Views / 27 Replies  
You just have to pay for POP3 and forwarding, which is what I use it for mainly. :( Using webmail can be tedious after a few days, especially if it is your main mail.
Posted by SillyMonk, on Mar 21, 2002 at 06:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Very Funny! They do/did offer a good service! I... 420 Views / 27 Replies  
Very Funny! They do/did offer a good service! I haven't needed to change my email address in five years even though I have lived in four different cities. What are the alternatives?
Posted by SillyMonk, on Mar 21, 2002 at 05:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you come up with a good alternative can you... 420 Views / 27 Replies  
If you come up with a good alternative can you post it here?

Of course there is mac.com which is great, but I don't know how to do web access with mac.com. I use the web part sometimes.

Thanxz
Posted by SillyMonk, on Mar 21, 2002 at 05:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Will anyone pay for Yahoo Mail? 420 Views / 27 Replies  
Now that Yahoo is charging for POP3 and forwarding, who is going to pay the $30.00 a year? I'm of two minds about whether I should pay or not.

If Yahoo was better about marketing what my money...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Mar 21, 2002 at 05:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Stupid newbie question: In the Finder, once... 221 Views / 17 Replies  
Stupid newbie question:

In the Finder, once you have navigated to your file (using arrow keys) how do you open it without using the mouse clicks?

thanks noisefloor!

[ 03-20-2002: Message...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Mar 20, 2002 at 02:29 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm waiting for my new Harmony Internet remote to... 1,265 Views / 57 Replies  
I'm waiting for my new Harmony Internet remote to come in the mail. I'm tired of my Pronto and can't wait to try this new activity based remote. It seems more like a Mac experience to me, although...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Mar 19, 2002 at 08:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Results Of Latest Study A) The Japanese eat... 674 Views / 66 Replies  
Results Of Latest Study

A) The Japanese eat very little fat and suffer fewer heart attacks than
the British or Americans.

B) On the other hand, the French eat a lot of fat and also suffer...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Mar 19, 2002 at 03:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, i know this thread died, but tonight I met... 323 Views / 16 Replies  
Yeah, i know this thread died, but tonight I met a famous person who I used to dislike...

My wife, son and I were having dinner at our favorite sushi restaurant in a small chic ski resort in...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Mar 16, 2002 at 11:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I almost ran into Martha, literally! I was... 323 Views / 16 Replies  
I almost ran into Martha, literally! I was driving the Jeep down Main Street in a chic Colorado resort town that starts with an A and she and a friend stepped off the curb and into traffic, not...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Mar 10, 2002 at 10:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Animaniacs Pinky and the Brain 680 Views / 62 Replies  
Animaniacs
Pinky and the Brain
Posted by SillyMonk, on Mar 9, 2002 at 03:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
On related note: can you think of any movie that... 351 Views / 24 Replies  
On related note: can you think of any movie that is better than the book it is based on? Movies almost always suck vis a vis the book.

Fight Club is a great movie, but the book is great too, so...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Mar 8, 2002 at 07:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There is a website to help you know when a TV... 351 Views / 24 Replies  
There is a website to help you know when a TV show went south. It's called Jump the Shark (http://www.jumptheshark.com/). Pretty hilarious!
Posted by SillyMonk, on Mar 8, 2002 at 07:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That movie was so funny. I could relate to the... 506 Views / 40 Replies  
That movie was so funny. I could relate to the filthy, cold flat as that is where I was living when I watched that movie, over and over.

My favorite is probably Lawrence of Arabia, but I love the...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Mar 7, 2002 at 10:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've studied Arabic, English, French, German,... 550 Views / 46 Replies  
I've studied Arabic, English, French, German, Spanish, and C/C++.

Spanish is the most fun, with a very interesting group of countries. French is an old aristocratic language, often studied by...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Feb 21, 2002 at 11:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ever tried Urban Exploration? 347 Views / 10 Replies  
Anyone ever tried any hardcore urban exploration? It's probably the kind of thing people would be quiet about, but I'm new to it. It seems like a really cool "hobby." I use to tresspass a lot as a...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Feb 21, 2002 at 07:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You're not splitting hairs, I think you may be... 856 Views / 75 Replies  
You're not splitting hairs, I think you may be mostly right. :) I tried to say that others helped, but I think Nirvana broke everything wide open, whereas Sonic Youth didn't have the influence of...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Feb 21, 2002 at 07:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You are so right. What Nirvana did for the... 856 Views / 75 Replies  
You are so right.

What Nirvana did for the music BUSINESS was make indie bands chic. If you didn't live through 80's music you have no idea how bad it was before SubPop et al. Nirvana and others...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Feb 21, 2002 at 06:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Okay, you got me. I planted that photoshop... 1,101 Views / 102 Replies  
Okay, you got me. I planted that photoshop comment to get some replies... :) My wife bought a New Statesman magazine and it had this poodle (representing Briton) biting an ankle (the US) but the...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Feb 11, 2002 at 08:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's cool. Apparently people were being mugged... 1,101 Views / 102 Replies  
That's cool. Apparently people were being mugged and punched for their phones....what a terrible ordeal to go through for something as mundane as a cell phone. Of course the phone companies like this...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Feb 11, 2002 at 11:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ah those were the days! Chris, I hope you... 353 Views / 12 Replies  
Ah those were the days!

Chris, I hope you are back on your feet after your hard times last summer(?)
Posted by SillyMonk, on Feb 10, 2002 at 11:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Brad Pitt likes Greene & Greene too! I have a G&G... 743 Views / 39 Replies  
Brad Pitt likes Greene & Greene too! I have a G&G book he co-authored.

We are designing our house in the Greene & Greene style with the wood and the japanese porches and everything. It is going to...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Feb 10, 2002 at 11:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Heh. Fly-over-states? cokney? You mean cockney I... 1,101 Views / 102 Replies  
Heh. Fly-over-states? cokney? You mean cockney I assume. I have no clue what you are talking about. :) You must be in a bad mood.

-Austin Powers
Posted by SillyMonk, on Feb 10, 2002 at 10:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes it's Australian! Just like Neighbours! All... 1,101 Views / 102 Replies  
Yes it's Australian! Just like Neighbours! All the best soaps are from Down Under! I meant that it was popular in England and I haven't seen it in the U.S. (as I have never seen Neighbours here...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Feb 10, 2002 at 10:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm not sure who you are commenting to, but... 1,101 Views / 102 Replies  
I'm not sure who you are commenting to, but seeing as I started the thread I'll assume it was me. If it wasn't to me, but to someone else in this thread, let me say:

p1ss off!

If it was to me,...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Feb 10, 2002 at 07:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
quote: ... 1,101 Views / 102 Replies  
quote:
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FYI, this is because there's actually a standard test that all cabbies MUST take (AND pass) before they can get a...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Feb 10, 2002 at 11:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Good point. I wasn't out late this trip due to... 1,101 Views / 102 Replies  
Good point. I wasn't out late this trip due to the kiddley-wink to look after, but I can remember clubbing on a previous trip (back when raves where getting popular in 1989.)
Posted by SillyMonk, on Feb 9, 2002 at 11:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you are giving an iBook as a gift I don't... 327 Views / 16 Replies  
If you are giving an iBook as a gift I don't think anyone will think you are a schmuck, you will probably get big hugs and kisses.

And driven, UPS does not always deliver. In December they...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Feb 9, 2002 at 11:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Some thoughts on England (after a trip there) 1,101 Views / 102 Replies  
I just got back to the US from a two week trip to England. I stayed in London and Newcastle Upon Tyne in the NE.

Some thoughts:

-Brits make awesome coffee and tea. I knew about the tea, but...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Feb 9, 2002 at 11:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
From the book "From Beirut to Jerusalem" by... 2,346 Views / 8 Replies  
From the book "From Beirut to Jerusalem" by Thomas Friedman, editor for NY Times: (page 375 paperback)

"One cannot understand the intifada unless one appreciates how deeply the Palestinians of...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Feb 9, 2002 at 10:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
you should move to another, less facist... 298 Views / 15 Replies  
you should move to another, less facist country...but barring that you should break the law: get a copy of GTA3 it is amazing. england has pal versions of GTA3.
Posted by SillyMonk, on Feb 9, 2002 at 08:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I concur with the sentiment that you should try... 648 Views / 52 Replies  
I concur with the sentiment that you should try some PCs out. Chances are that if you are in the UK you will be working with PCs at some point so why not get some experience?

I am a Comp-Sci grad...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Feb 7, 2002 at 02:52 PM, in Mac OS X
Uh, ix nay on the inklay... :p 406 Views / 10 Replies  
Uh, ix nay on the inklay... :p
Posted by SillyMonk, on Jan 21, 2002 at 02:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Driving my son around while he naps listening to... 394 Views / 21 Replies  
Driving my son around while he naps listening to one of my 1000 songs on my iPod jacked to the car stereo.
Posted by SillyMonk, on Jan 21, 2002 at 01:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
i'm guessing that everyone here that DOESN'T like... 593 Views / 18 Replies  
i'm guessing that everyone here that DOESN'T like the commercial has never been present at another human's birth. Therefore you don't understand what you have never experienced.

Its a terrific...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Jan 21, 2002 at 01:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Taunting telemarketers gets old fast, especially... 646 Views / 40 Replies  
Taunting telemarketers gets old fast, especially when you get two or three a day.

If you saying anything but 'take me off your list" it is an invitation to sell you. Hesitation, reasons, excuses,...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Jan 21, 2002 at 01:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The problem was DNS in Airport. The solution is... 288 Views / 5 Replies  
The problem was DNS in Airport. The solution is dicussed in a Apple article (http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=75169)
Posted by SillyMonk, on Jan 20, 2002 at 04:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Well I'll be dipped in ..... I don't know what... 288 Views / 5 Replies  
Well I'll be dipped in ..... I don't know what is going on. Thanks everyone.
Posted by SillyMonk, on Jan 20, 2002 at 12:44 PM, in Mac OS X
hay thanks for trying. it must be the dial-up... 288 Views / 5 Replies  
hay thanks for trying. it must be the dial-up connection....
Posted by SillyMonk, on Jan 20, 2002 at 01:41 AM, in Mac OS X
Is iDisk working? 288 Views / 5 Replies  
I can't get iDisk to mount on either of my 10.1.2 machines on a 56k dialup. Is it supposed to work on a dialup connection? I get the spinning disk in both the Finder and IE browser and then it tells...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Jan 20, 2002 at 01:20 AM, in Mac OS X
It used to be if you were using UNIX you were... 359 Views / 15 Replies  
It used to be if you were using UNIX you were controlling a major machine with all your companies emails, secrets and development and so UNIX admins were drilled not to f*ck with root. It's a hard...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Jan 19, 2002 at 02:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Confirmed!!! Uh, this is not the Future Hardware... 794 Views / 60 Replies  
Confirmed!!! Uh, this is not the Future Hardware forum. :)

As for the "top" suggestion it is a very good one.

Try this:

See top run.
Start Internet Connect and keep it visible.
See...
Posted by SillyMonk, on Jan 19, 2002 at 01:53 PM, in Mac OS X
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