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100 bucks for real? Here in Aus, it's $9.95... 587 Views / 13 Replies  
100 bucks for real?

Here in Aus, it's $9.95 whatever that is in american ($4?)

That's all its worth TBH, a couple of cute stories, but doesn't really add anything to the story
Posted by Spook E, on Dec 8, 2008 at 08:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
pffft, does anyone else have a real mini? ... 1,330 Views / 50 Replies  
pffft, does anyone else have a real mini?

I've got a 1977 one i drive everyday. My grand mother bought it new off the showroom floor (still got the receipt) and gave it to me in 1996 as my first...
Posted by Spook E, on Jul 23, 2008 at 12:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks Mithras, between us we're on the right... 796 Views / 17 Replies  
Thanks Mithras, between us we're on the right track, a few hits turn up for "wheel", and after some more searching, i turned up "decoder", but still nothing really.

It's probably too early in the...
Posted by Spook E, on May 20, 2008 at 08:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What's this thing called? 796 Views / 17 Replies  
Does anyone know what this thing is officially called? Google says it's a "Configuration Dial":

http://www.jhuccp.org/mmc/db_images/imagebas/TDUSA869.JPG

I want to see how one would work as a...
Posted by Spook E, on May 20, 2008 at 08:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sweet, thanks fellas. Yeah the cost of these... 633 Views / 22 Replies  
Sweet, thanks fellas. Yeah the cost of these things a bitch, i would've preferred the TV to come with a free wall bracket instead of the pedestal stand thing.

The gfs uncle is a sparky, and being...
Posted by Spook E, on May 6, 2008 at 08:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Mounting Plasma TVs on the wall 633 Views / 22 Replies  
Have bought myself a swanky plasma tv (panasonic) and want to mount it on the wall, hoping for a little guidance from the brains-trust on this one. Am looking at one on ebay and was wondering if it...
Posted by Spook E, on May 6, 2008 at 01:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nooooooooooooooooooooooo ooooooo! oo!... 557 Views / 10 Replies  
Nooooooooooooooooooooooo

ooooooo!

oo!

You've not heard of the curse of the Amiga? Every company that touches it goes the way of the Dodo. First Commodore and Escom, then Gateway.
...
Posted by Spook E, on Jan 30, 2008 at 01:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Beacause what is happening in the US economy... 2,554 Views / 29 Replies  
Beacause what is happening in the US economy isn't happening here (but it could) and house prices are ghastly for a first home buyer.
Posted by Spook E, on Jan 19, 2008 at 07:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was wondering the other day, is it possible for... 2,554 Views / 29 Replies  
I was wondering the other day, is it possible for an Aussie, with no connection to the US, to get a home loan from a US bank?

Aren't interest rates over there like 3% or something? It's 8% here,...
Posted by Spook E, on Jan 19, 2008 at 06:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
classic system folder 386 Views / 3 Replies  
is it ok to delete this folder?

As pathetic as it sounds, i really need that extra 1gb its taking up, and the only reason i've kept it this long is for an occasional game of Sim City 2000.
Posted by Spook E, on Oct 4, 2007 at 05:49 AM, in macOS
sorry i can't help you out (waiting to see if... 3,003 Views / 10 Replies  
sorry i can't help you out (waiting to see if 1.1.1 can be jailbreaked before i dive in and get one), but try the whirlpool.net.au forums, they have heaps of iphone info over there.
Posted by Spook E, on Sep 28, 2007 at 02:20 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks MichaelB! Awesome answers :) I found... 3,003 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks MichaelB! Awesome answers :)

I found an ebay seller that looks good, great feedback and has shipped a lot of iPhones to happy customers recently.

I was going to get and iPod Touch, but...
Posted by Spook E, on Sep 24, 2007 at 09:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone activation and Australia 3,003 Views / 10 Replies  
Thinking of picking up an iPhone of ebay for use here in Australia, and hope some peeps can fill me in on a couple of things:

1. Can i just buy an iphone like you'd buy an iPod? What was the...
Posted by Spook E, on Sep 23, 2007 at 07:02 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So if it's not photoshoped, how is that done... 971 Views / 22 Replies  
So if it's not photoshoped, how is that done then?

It looks like two seperate shots (judging by the stars to the right) that have been overlayed or something
Posted by Spook E, on Aug 29, 2007 at 09:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry to burst your bubble, but if you read the... 525 Views / 4 Replies  
Sorry to burst your bubble, but if you read the thread you linked to you would see that he realised 2 hours beofre you did there was another thread dedicated to this and asked for this one to be...
Posted by Spook E, on Aug 26, 2007 at 10:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How about Nikon v Sony :) ? The sensor in... 1,850 Views / 92 Replies  
How about Nikon v Sony :) ?

The sensor in the D300 is the same as the one in the upcoming Sony Alpha, so it'll be interesting to see what is different between the two.

I've just bought an Alpha...
Posted by Spook E, on Aug 25, 2007 at 09:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
i'm going to have to say this thread sucks... 1,568 Views / 86 Replies  
i'm going to have to say this thread sucks without my sig, plain and simple
Posted by Spook E, on Aug 18, 2007 at 07:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is this MacNN I've come to????? What's with... 864 Views / 30 Replies  
Is this MacNN I've come to?????

What's with all these manners and lovin going down?
Posted by Spook E, on Aug 17, 2007 at 08:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Brass we didn't invent Pavolvas, like another... 1,710 Views / 85 Replies  
Brass we didn't invent Pavolvas, like another s**t thing: russel crowe, we poached it from the Kiwis and claimed it as our own.

Phar Lap too.
Posted by Spook E, on Aug 15, 2007 at 09:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Having fiddled with one of those phones in the... 678 Views / 9 Replies  
Having fiddled with one of those phones in the past, i can reliably inform you that the keyboard is as **** as it looks.
Posted by Spook E, on Aug 15, 2007 at 04:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Everytime i see a Kia or Daweoo or any other... 12,579 Views / 324 Replies  
Everytime i see a Kia or Daweoo or any other cheap shitty car, i think of all the raw materials, pollution and cheap labour that went into making that car.

But thats just me at the moment, sick of...
Posted by Spook E, on Aug 14, 2007 at 08:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
i'm going to agree with most everyone else here,... 4,282 Views / 32 Replies  
i'm going to agree with most everyone else here, and say its not my cup of tea, but well done on getting it altogether like that, certainly gives us some hope for the future modding of the iPhone.
...
Posted by Spook E, on Aug 14, 2007 at 08:12 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Animation Question 399 Views / 3 Replies  
Hoping some brainiac will be able to answer this, it's been bugging me for ages!

Why, in a lot of cartoons, is an object about to manipulated by the character a slightly different shade to the...
Posted by Spook E, on Aug 12, 2007 at 04:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My girlfriend has got that version of Monopoly... 678 Views / 7 Replies  
My girlfriend has got that version of Monopoly with the credit cards. Its cool, but the novelty wears of pretty quick as it takes forever to do the transactions, and the lack of money takes...
Posted by Spook E, on Aug 12, 2007 at 03:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for responding guys, turns out i had taboo... 401 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for responding guys, turns out i had taboo installed and that was causing the problem, all is well now though.
Posted by Spook E, on Aug 8, 2007 at 03:24 AM, in Applications
I can't believe no one said Fire! Sure it's... 752 Views / 35 Replies  
I can't believe no one said Fire!

Sure it's not an invention, but the discovery of how to make fire went a long way to pulling our knuckle dragging forebears out of their monkey like ways.

So:...
Posted by Spook E, on Aug 2, 2007 at 08:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Finished it last night, enjoyed it for the most... 1,790 Views / 46 Replies  
Finished it last night, enjoyed it for the most part (except the epilogue).

Best bit was Snape. I've always liked the bad guys, i'm glad we got to see his story and that he was vindicated in the...
Posted by Spook E, on Aug 2, 2007 at 08:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Safari 3.x and window closing 401 Views / 5 Replies  
So far I've tried every version of Safari 3, and not one has let me close the Safari window successfully.

Hitting the red button or apple+c does nothing at all. I've deleted all the other little...
Posted by Spook E, on Aug 2, 2007 at 08:09 AM, in Applications
i've got a feeling we're going to see a lot more... 14,436 Views / 50 Replies  
i've got a feeling we're going to see a lot more of that photo, Farker's will love it.
Posted by Spook E, on Aug 1, 2007 at 07:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wouldn't updating the iPod break all the work... 428 Views / 4 Replies  
Wouldn't updating the iPod break all the work done by hackers to open up certain parts of the iPhone?

Not really a problem if Apple provide the same level of functionality (Ie Ringtones, Chat) etc
Posted by Spook E, on Jul 31, 2007 at 08:20 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Can someone explain the Cat Bacon thing to me? ... 13,559 Views / 160 Replies  
Can someone explain the Cat Bacon thing to me? I'm lost :/
Posted by Spook E, on Jul 31, 2007 at 08:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What would be the point of giving extra to a hot... 1,655 Views / 82 Replies  
What would be the point of giving extra to a hot chick? Would you think to yourself "Tipped her big, she's gonna think i'm the man!" and proceed to hit on her? She'd probably feel like a hooker...
Posted by Spook E, on Jul 31, 2007 at 08:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Agreed, i;m sitting on the couch at home, any if... 781 Views / 37 Replies  
Agreed, i;m sitting on the couch at home, any if my girlfriend glanced over and saw one of the sig's with the blokes in it, i get some strange looks.

Not so much the boobies, she'd just expect...
Posted by Spook E, on Jul 21, 2007 at 08:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah i gotta agree with Doofy, I saw a couple of... 781 Views / 37 Replies  
Yeah i gotta agree with Doofy, I saw a couple of these this afternoon and was like WTF?!

Ignoring the above debate on Below v Above the belt, is it really necessary? Both the boobies and the...
Posted by Spook E, on Jul 21, 2007 at 08:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Great, so now the ad at the top of the screen... 1,136 Views / 32 Replies  
Great, so now the ad at the top of the screen says:

Vaginal Thinning?
Revitalise Your Feminine Libido and
Improve Vaginal Thinning Naturally
Posted by Spook E, on Jul 20, 2007 at 12:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Anything by Dr Karl Kruszeniks Dr Karl's... 605 Views / 17 Replies  
Anything by Dr Karl Kruszeniks

Dr Karl's Homepage (http://www.abc.net.au/science/k2/)

He's an Aussie writer, has about a dozen books out. His books deal with common myths of science, and...
Posted by Spook E, on Jul 18, 2007 at 07:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
my head hurts 443 Views / 4 Replies  
my head hurts
Posted by Spook E, on Jul 13, 2007 at 12:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Will do, but as pretty much everyone on the... 736 Views / 23 Replies  
Will do, but as pretty much everyone on the planet has read the book is there a need?
Posted by Spook E, on Jul 12, 2007 at 08:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I went into the movie with the expectation that a... 736 Views / 23 Replies  
I went into the movie with the expectation that a lot of things wouldn't make the cut, but i was still dissapointed to see so many things underdone or not there at all.

As a point, the scene where...
Posted by Spook E, on Jul 12, 2007 at 08:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Order of the Phoenix 736 Views / 23 Replies  
Saw the latest Harry Potter movie last night, and boy o boy did it suck!

The thing was pretty long, over two hours but seem to drag on for eternity at a monotone pace. There was little variance...
Posted by Spook E, on Jul 12, 2007 at 07:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Taser 444 Views / 3 Replies  
Taser (http://www.taser.com/Pages/default.aspx)

These new Taser things are freakin crazy! The videos are over at Gizmodo at the moment, so you can go see the madness for yourself, and that...
Posted by Spook E, on Jul 10, 2007 at 12:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think this a great idea, and one i had been... 322 Views / 1 Replies  
I think this a great idea, and one i had been thinking of before actually.

What would make it a killer idea is if:

The iPhone had GPS;
You could tag your photos with the GPS info; and
upload...
Posted by Spook E, on Jul 4, 2007 at 08:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So whats this got to do with Aussies? If... 562 Views / 7 Replies  
So whats this got to do with Aussies?

If it's an Aussie spider, it might be a Funnel Web?

Anyway here's a link that may help:

Spiders of Australia with information and pictures...
Posted by Spook E, on Jul 4, 2007 at 01:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Just got back from seeing it and have to say it... 69,562 Views / 185 Replies  
Just got back from seeing it and have to say it was a great movie, one of the best i've seen in a long while.

There were things that annoyed me (all the product placement, american propaganda)...
Posted by Spook E, on Jun 30, 2007 at 09:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Is technology going to make us less intelligent? 556 Views / 14 Replies  
Just watching the new iPhone vid where it shows how the keyboard works, and it struck me that you don't really need to know how to spell anymore. As long as you get close enough, the iPhone will...
Posted by Spook E, on Jun 28, 2007 at 02:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
New iPhone Tour: The Keyboard 893 Views / 8 Replies  
New video tour up at apple.com:

link (http://www.apple.com/iphone/usingiphone/keyboard_small.html)

It really looks a lot better now than what i had envisaged and makes me believe that people...
Posted by Spook E, on Jun 27, 2007 at 09:26 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: What don't you get? The fact that Australia... 909 Views / 43 Replies  
What don't you get?

The fact that Australia is part of the British Commonwealth and not one of the states of the US like our leaders seem to think?
Posted by Spook E, on Jun 26, 2007 at 08:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I've never heard it used as a dergoatory term, i... 7,254 Views / 20 Replies  
I've never heard it used as a dergoatory term, i play soccer against a few guys from over there and they've never batted an eye lid about it.

To me its no different to calling you guys Yanks,...
Posted by Spook E, on Jun 26, 2007 at 03:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
where is SWG these days anyway? 948 Views / 32 Replies  
where is SWG these days anyway?
Posted by Spook E, on Jun 25, 2007 at 05:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Back in the day (2000?) when us Aussies had the... 909 Views / 43 Replies  
Back in the day (2000?) when us Aussies had the chance to vote if we wanted to become a republic or not, i voted to stay with the monarchy.

What's the harm in it? From what i understand, they...
Posted by Spook E, on Jun 25, 2007 at 08:36 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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