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In case anyone stumbles across this thread... 320 Views / 2 Replies  
In case anyone stumbles across this thread looking to solve the same problem, get yerself to ePub Zip for Mac OS X - MobileRead Forums (http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=55681) where...
Posted by sminch, on Nov 23, 2011 at 01:26 PM, in Applications
Create zip archive with diff compression for each file 320 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all,

I'm in need of a Mac zip app which allows me to compress files within a zip folder to different degrees - specifically, I need to leave one file uncompressed while two folders within it...
Posted by sminch, on Nov 22, 2011 at 05:15 PM, in Applications
hi big mac. yeah, i tried to find the location... 355 Views / 4 Replies  
hi big mac. yeah, i tried to find the location through finder and couldn't even work out what or where it was - unless i'm being completely retarded, it doesn't seem to exist. finder doesn't find...
Posted by sminch, on Mar 13, 2007 at 01:26 PM, in Mac OS X
permission to run software update? 355 Views / 4 Replies  
i've been trying to use software update but it's refusing to work, giving me the following error message:

The update "iTunes" could not be verified and expanded correctly. Make sure you have...
Posted by sminch, on Mar 13, 2007 at 05:11 AM, in Mac OS X
so i got my new shuffle and am stoked with it -... 7,653 Views / 87 Replies  
so i got my new shuffle and am stoked with it - loads better than the first gen, for sure.

the only hassle is that part of the shell is lifting off. the plastic on the underside by the on / off...
Posted by sminch, on Dec 3, 2006 at 09:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I saw this over the weekend and have to say that... 1,282 Views / 49 Replies  
I saw this over the weekend and have to say that I was hugely disappointed. I think I laughed twice in the whole thing, and was actually checking my watch in the second half.

It was disjointed...
Posted by sminch, on Jul 10, 2006 at 08:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
ps - one of the banks over here has started to... 1,635 Views / 83 Replies  
ps - one of the banks over here has started to offer home loans on the basis of "if you sign this contract stating that you believe you can repay it, then we'll give it to you". aaargh.

sminch
Posted by sminch, on Jun 8, 2006 at 08:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
my wife and i bought a house around 10 months ago... 1,635 Views / 83 Replies  
my wife and i bought a house around 10 months ago and we had a loan approved that there was no way we could repay - we borrowed around 20% less than they were offering and are still reasonably tight....
Posted by sminch, on Jun 8, 2006 at 08:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
here in new zealand the laws haven't been revised... 1,149 Views / 51 Replies  
here in new zealand the laws haven't been revised in decades and it's actually illegal to rip a cd you own and run it on your mp3 player. seeing as we don't have access to itunes, this means that...
Posted by sminch, on May 22, 2006 at 06:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
i run macjanitor every week or two, and restart... 419 Views / 9 Replies  
i run macjanitor every week or two, and restart her maybe once a month when things start going a bit screwy (like itunes taking forever to wipe my ipod). other than that i have yet to do anything in...
Posted by sminch, on May 15, 2006 at 11:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i was just thinking the other day that there have... 1,031 Views / 50 Replies  
i was just thinking the other day that there have been some fine comic adaptions in recent years - v for vendetta, sin city, from hell... i'd say constantine too but someone would probably hit me. ...
Posted by sminch, on Apr 4, 2006 at 08:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
my mother's an anglican priest, and she said... 1,880 Views / 128 Replies  
my mother's an anglican priest, and she said something to me once about people asking her to pray for people who are sick - "do they really think god heals people based on a popularity contest?"
...
Posted by sminch, on Apr 2, 2006 at 08:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
i thought that the remake was a lot more coherent... 636 Views / 28 Replies  
i thought that the remake was a lot more coherent (which has to be good), but while the original wasn't too thrilling through 99% of it, the final scene scared the jebusus out of me. the remake's...
Posted by sminch, on Apr 2, 2006 at 06:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
i've tried two different brands, a french and a... 1,682 Views / 55 Replies  
i've tried two different brands, a french and a czech - i got the first and it tasted reasonably nasty (as described above), had no effect other than getting me drunk, and it was hard work to drink...
Posted by sminch, on Feb 1, 2006 at 03:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
if you want something totally well thought out... 1,815 Views / 85 Replies  
if you want something totally well thought out and bound to earn you vast quantities of brownie points, buy some green (unroasted) beans and roast it yourself. you can do it in an oven or in a dry...
Posted by sminch, on Dec 20, 2005 at 07:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
that was the most entertaining thread i've read... 986 Views / 56 Replies  
that was the most entertaining thread i've read all week - mojo2 spouts his usual rhetoric, someone pokes the usual holes in mojo2's flimsy thesis, mojo2 abuses him in a hilariously drawn out rant,...
Posted by sminch, on Nov 2, 2005 at 04:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
damn those smiths. i was looking for a job... 1,314 Views / 87 Replies  
damn those smiths.

i was looking for a job and then i found a job
and heaven knows i'm miserable now

sminch
Posted by sminch, on Oct 21, 2005 at 05:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
i'd like to add that i was just stirring and do... 1,810 Views / 113 Replies  
i'd like to add that i was just stirring and do not in any way wish to be associated with monique.

sminch
Posted by sminch, on Oct 15, 2005 at 12:09 AM, in Political/War Lounge
did i miss something or is the point of this... 1,810 Views / 113 Replies  
did i miss something or is the point of this thread that republican voters are not particularly picky cretins who vote with their d!cks?

sminch
Posted by sminch, on Oct 13, 2005 at 11:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
i honestly don't get it - is that site taking the... 2,723 Views / 163 Replies  
i honestly don't get it - is that site taking the piss or is it for real? or does it depend on who buys the t-shirt?

and i hate to say it but i'm almost getting bored with arguing about religion...
Posted by sminch, on Oct 13, 2005 at 10:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
why do you want to go through this if you can't... 657 Views / 12 Replies  
why do you want to go through this if you can't actually see the problem???

sminch
Posted by sminch, on Oct 13, 2005 at 10:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
why one earth is downloading a tv show different... 3,400 Views / 151 Replies  
why one earth is downloading a tv show different to downloading music?

the tv show is played free over the tv. the music is played free over the radio.

you can record either if you chose...
Posted by sminch, on Oct 13, 2005 at 08:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
i'm confused - you're talking about how osama et... 1,777 Views / 129 Replies  
i'm confused - you're talking about how osama et al are winning, that we know what they want and what it will do, but none of this is particularly surprising, is it? they don't like the west - did...
Posted by sminch, on Oct 13, 2005 at 04:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
as much as i'd like ot respond to everything else... 1,777 Views / 129 Replies  
as much as i'd like ot respond to everything else that's happened since i left yesterday, i'll just respond to this one thing which has been bugging me...



no, i didn't. i'm not from the US or...
Posted by sminch, on Oct 13, 2005 at 03:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
i'd like for no more coalition forces to get... 1,777 Views / 129 Replies  
i'd like for no more coalition forces to get killed there, for sure, but i reckon if you made a mess then you've got to stay and clean it up. sucks to have that responsibility, but that's the breaks...
Posted by sminch, on Oct 12, 2005 at 11:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
surely it'll help our cause a lot more to show... 1,777 Views / 129 Replies  
surely it'll help our cause a lot more to show the world's "reasonable Muslims" that we aren't happy with what's going on either, rather than doing our best to convince them that we're not concerned...
Posted by sminch, on Oct 12, 2005 at 11:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
er, wasn't that the whole reason we (well, you)... 1,777 Views / 129 Replies  
er, wasn't that the whole reason we (well, you) invaded afghanistan a few years back?

bloody hell - you're all for invading a reasonably stable country on pathetically false pretenses, royally...
Posted by sminch, on Oct 12, 2005 at 11:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: i voted for generic porn, figuring that there'll... 705 Views / 16 Replies  
i voted for generic porn, figuring that there'll be lots of gay guys not interested in the other non-male-gay porn options above, given that everyone who uses apple products is gay. or so i've...
Posted by sminch, on Oct 12, 2005 at 10:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
my local supermarket makes you carry everything... 1,408 Views / 57 Replies  
my local supermarket makes you carry everything home balanced on the end of a bagette whilst a plastic bag full of smog is tied over your head.

allez!

sminch
Posted by sminch, on Oct 12, 2005 at 10:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
anyone got any stats on how many plastic bags we... 1,408 Views / 57 Replies  
anyone got any stats on how many plastic bags we go through annually? gotta be thousands of tonnes of the damn things...

sminch
Posted by sminch, on Oct 12, 2005 at 07:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
are you serious? awesome! when are they... 1,817 Views / 80 Replies  
are you serious? awesome! when are they scheduled for release?

sminch
Posted by sminch, on Oct 12, 2005 at 05:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
surely this is the (or at least, a) key issue... 537 Views / 29 Replies  
surely this is the (or at least, a) key issue here? plans like this just reek of pandering to the perceived rights / whims of the few wealthiest citizens and ignoring the very real needs of the ones...
Posted by sminch, on Oct 5, 2005 at 03:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
pussies. this is a real van. ... 931 Views / 42 Replies  
pussies. this is a real van.

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y228/sminch/van.jpg

sminch
Posted by sminch, on Oct 5, 2005 at 04:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
bloody hell - it took how many posts until... 2,015 Views / 113 Replies  
bloody hell - it took how many posts until someone posted something about the 1918 pandemic? i was wondering if i was going to have to do it...

personally, i'm sh!t scared of bird flu being able...
Posted by sminch, on Oct 5, 2005 at 04:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
they had soap though, right? i'm sure if you... 826 Views / 39 Replies  
they had soap though, right? i'm sure if you made a suggestion and the promise of some post-bathing 21st century lovin they'd be off for a wash asap, then you're golden. golden with corsets!

:D...
Posted by sminch, on Oct 1, 2005 at 01:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
i got my ibook about 8 months ago and installed... 3,864 Views / 13 Replies  
i got my ibook about 8 months ago and installed iscroll2 (which is free, btw) and it runs perfectly. definitely worth a shot of you're keen to try it out, and the newer versions are a piece of cake...
Posted by sminch, on Oct 1, 2005 at 12:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
for sure, and it's very out of it the way the guy... 871 Views / 17 Replies  
for sure, and it's very out of it the way the guy who shot him was tracked down. bet he wishes he risked getting into trouble now, the prick.

sminch
Posted by sminch, on Sep 30, 2005 at 06:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"we" are??? we being the collective people who... 1,917 Views / 135 Replies  
"we" are??? we being the collective people who are forcing african american mothers to have abortions? i think this thread just hit peak silliness.

sminch
Posted by sminch, on Sep 30, 2005 at 03:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
bloody hell. was it a typo when you said you... 1,505 Views / 80 Replies  
bloody hell. was it a typo when you said you were 39, or are you just extraordinarily immature?

1/10 for the insult. 0/10 for the awesome debating skillz. i might bow out of this one unless...
Posted by sminch, on Sep 29, 2005 at 11:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
so you're saying that you're 39 and you've never... 1,505 Views / 80 Replies  
so you're saying that you're 39 and you've never met a mother who felt that having a child was a bad decision? i'd suggest that perhaps you've just never met a mother who has admitted to you that...
Posted by sminch, on Sep 29, 2005 at 09:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
please stop equating your version of christianity... 1,917 Views / 135 Replies  
please stop equating your version of christianity with "Christianity" - i know a lot of christians who would say you're wrong about this and many other things you write on this board. though i guess...
Posted by sminch, on Sep 29, 2005 at 09:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
absolutely - no argument from me there. the... 1,917 Views / 135 Replies  
absolutely - no argument from me there. the thing is that they'd both already dead. neither were killed so that their parts can be provided for another's use, this happened post death with this...
Posted by sminch, on Sep 29, 2005 at 06:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
please. do you honestly believe that "the... 1,505 Views / 80 Replies  
please. do you honestly believe that "the pro-abortion lobby" doesn't think a child brought up on welfare can be happy?



from http://www.apa.org/ppo/issues/womenabortfacts.html, the first page...
Posted by sminch, on Sep 29, 2005 at 05:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
i'm more concerned about this - my illusions have... 587 Views / 19 Replies  
i'm more concerned about this - my illusions have just been shattered.

sminch
Posted by sminch, on Sep 29, 2005 at 05:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
good point - and one which likely explains why... 324 Views / 8 Replies  
good point - and one which likely explains why many new zealanders don't give a damn about our flag. it was given to us by the uk, has the union jack in it, and the stars which make up the rest of...
Posted by sminch, on Sep 29, 2005 at 04:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
having never been the unwanted child of a... 1,505 Views / 80 Replies  
having never been the unwanted child of a homeless, unemployed woman i couldn't really say for sure. my guess is yes. are there any unwanted children of homeless, unemployed women out there who...
Posted by sminch, on Sep 29, 2005 at 04:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
surely this is exactly the same as saying that we... 1,917 Views / 135 Replies  
surely this is exactly the same as saying that we shouldn't perform transplants using organs from people who die in car crashes because that beautifies the way they died?

insinuating that the...
Posted by sminch, on Sep 29, 2005 at 04:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
ah, the thinkpad nipple. if there's one thing i... 490 Views / 6 Replies  
ah, the thinkpad nipple. if there's one thing i miss with my ibook...

sminch
Posted by sminch, on Sep 29, 2005 at 06:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
just saw the same thing on the nz news. damn... 587 Views / 19 Replies  
just saw the same thing on the nz news. damn good point about no one going after MS or car companies when equally minor things go wrong. like anything MS have ever produced works as it should?

i...
Posted by sminch, on Sep 29, 2005 at 03:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
i'd like to think that you're taking the piss,... 1,917 Views / 135 Replies  
i'd like to think that you're taking the piss, but i've read enough of your posts to have serious doubts...

sminch
Posted by sminch, on Sep 29, 2005 at 02:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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