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Poll: Damn, I searched forever for this thread (I was... 2,300 Views / 56 Replies  
Damn, I searched forever for this thread (I was just about to start a new one). I remembered it from a couple years ago but could not remember the title. I did about a dozen searches involving...
Posted by nforcer, on Aug 11, 2006 at 04:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Also keep in mind if you buy the 1900XT from... 1,109 Views / 15 Replies  
Also keep in mind if you buy the 1900XT from Apple as an aftermarket upgrade, you'll pay $500 for the card. Sure doesn't help their "myth" of macs being in the same pricing ballbark as pcs.

If...
Posted by nforcer, on Aug 10, 2006 at 08:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
I agree. I'm really hoping someone figures out a... 1,990 Views / 22 Replies  
I agree. I'm really hoping someone figures out a way to use PC vid cards with our new machines. If not I'll just wait until the next rev of mac pros (or the one after) which will hopefully have new...
Posted by nforcer, on Aug 10, 2006 at 07:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
I really really hope Apple didn't optimize the... 3,089 Views / 24 Replies  
I really really hope Apple didn't optimize the setup for "quiet" over performance, or more specifically, "quiet" over significant heat dissipation. I'll take "quiet" if it doesn't affect heat...
Posted by nforcer, on Aug 9, 2006 at 09:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
That kind of sucks. With the hassle of getting... 1,495 Views / 10 Replies  
That kind of sucks. With the hassle of getting an "authorized tech" to do such a procedure and the expenses associated you'd probably be better off getting a USB wireless adaptor. I was going to...
Posted by nforcer, on Aug 9, 2006 at 08:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
I went ahead and purchased a MacPro the moment I... 2,462 Views / 24 Replies  
I went ahead and purchased a MacPro the moment I could. I was considering upgrading the GPU but didn't particularly care to pay the apple premium upgrade price or set my ship time back 5 weeks. In...
Posted by nforcer, on Aug 8, 2006 at 06:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
This song can only be played when Snape kills... 592 Views / 11 Replies  
This song can only be played when Snape kills Dumbledore (http://ahasnapekill.ytmnd.com/)
Posted by nforcer, on Aug 7, 2006 at 12:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Joel Mueller owns In N Out?!?! :eek: :eek: :eek:... 6,695 Views / 30 Replies  
Joel Mueller owns In N Out?!?! :eek: :eek: :eek:
(a callback to the MacUpdate christmas thread)
Posted by nforcer, on Aug 6, 2006 at 11:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Phil Schiller shows up and changes back the... 1,745 Views / 61 Replies  
Phil Schiller shows up and changes back the default homepage from rumor sites to apple and asks you not to do it again.
Posted by nforcer, on Aug 6, 2006 at 06:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I believe every desktop item is actually a small... 1,800 Views / 65 Replies  
I believe every desktop item is actually a small window. So you incur whatever windowserver performance penalities are associated with more windows open (slightly longer to composite stuff over it?...
Posted by nforcer, on Aug 6, 2006 at 06:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I heard it was 2 if you are running 10.0, 3 for... 1,800 Views / 65 Replies  
I heard it was 2 if you are running 10.0, 3 for 10.1, 5 for 10.2, and 6 for 10.3 and 10.4. Maybe teh Leopard will bring us into double digits!!!!11one.
Posted by nforcer, on Aug 6, 2006 at 06:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In N Out rules. Their menu is Apple-like in its... 6,695 Views / 30 Replies  
In N Out rules. Their menu is Apple-like in its simplicity and you can't go wrong. Fresh food, free condiments (salt!!! no ketchup from packets) good prices. They are at the top of my fast food...
Posted by nforcer, on Aug 6, 2006 at 06:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
"Buy him out, boys!" "They worked! ... 1,475 Views / 50 Replies  
"Buy him out, boys!"
"They worked! Everything's coming up Milhouse!"
"Financial panther, eh?"
Posted by nforcer, on Aug 4, 2006 at 06:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They posted about their terrible month here... 5,156 Views / 150 Replies  
They posted about their terrible month here (http://blog.dreamhost.com/2006/08/01/anatomy-of-an-ongoing-disaster/). They accept the blame. Looks like datacenters in CA generally suck, though.
Posted by nforcer, on Aug 1, 2006 at 10:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So if you are an inch away from an XBR you won't... 1,439 Views / 32 Replies  
So if you are an inch away from an XBR you won't see a screen door?
Posted by nforcer, on Aug 1, 2006 at 10:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.versiontracker.com/macosx/recent2.rss... 2,104 Views / 134 Replies  
http://www.versiontracker.com/macosx/recent2.rss gives a description, too.
Posted by nforcer, on Aug 1, 2006 at 07:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I agree. MOSR is not a rumor site. It's a... 6,246 Views / 58 Replies  
I agree.

MOSR is not a rumor site. It's a fiction site. It preys on the hopes of the gullible and the dreams of minorities (like the PPC is the best chip forever group).
Posted by nforcer, on Aug 1, 2006 at 07:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
The Sony XBR brand is their most top-end. ... 1,439 Views / 32 Replies  
The Sony XBR brand is their most top-end. Although I did not see $600 worth of difference (or whatever it was) when comparing the XBR Bravias to the S2000 Bravias.
Posted by nforcer, on Aug 1, 2006 at 06:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
10.5 doesn't need to be ready for more... 2,747 Views / 28 Replies  
10.5 doesn't need to be ready for more processors; it needs to make programming multithreaded applications easier. More threading needs to happen automatically on multiprocessor machines.
Posted by nforcer, on Aug 1, 2006 at 06:39 PM, in Mac OS X
Mispellings are different but I must say that... 1,065 Views / 37 Replies  
Mispellings are different but I must say that some people have some intentionally stupid names.

Rainbow Sun
Lamiquien

There is a very thin line between being different and damning your kid for...
Posted by nforcer, on Aug 1, 2006 at 06:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Robin Williams would actually have been a great... 1,592 Views / 64 Replies  
Robin Williams would actually have been a great cast. He's done some odd movies (and some crap ones) but if there is anyone who has mastered zany out there characters it's him.

My original...
Posted by nforcer, on Aug 1, 2006 at 06:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Quartz Extreme was introduced in Jaguar. Quartz... 5,473 Views / 55 Replies  
Quartz Extreme was introduced in Jaguar.
Quartz Extreme 2D to my knowledge was introduced in Tiger but Erik said otherwise. I'm curious to know if there was a version of Panther that had it. I...
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 31, 2006 at 11:00 PM, in Mac OS X
What version of Panther did QD2X appear in? I... 5,473 Views / 55 Replies  
What version of Panther did QD2X appear in? I seem to remember it being previewed (not on the site anymore) as a feature for Tiger.
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 31, 2006 at 07:58 PM, in Mac OS X
We know some tidbits about Leopard from various... 5,473 Views / 55 Replies  
We know some tidbits about Leopard from various sources (Apple and non).

- Boot Camp; we know multi-OS booting is a major feature of Leopard.
- Obj-C garbage collector. Should cut down on memory...
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 31, 2006 at 04:43 AM, in Mac OS X
Apple needs to wisen up and just make Quicktime... 4,645 Views / 128 Replies  
Apple needs to wisen up and just make Quicktime Pro free. You can't do enough with it to warrant charging for it; marketshare is far more important that the money they make from registration fees...
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 31, 2006 at 04:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Only 1 day left and we'll know the truth. 2,729 Views / 103 Replies  
Only 1 day left and we'll know the truth.
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 31, 2006 at 03:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Debut code is worse than debug code. Debug code... 4,645 Views / 128 Replies  
Debut code is worse than debug code. Debug code can be turned off with a #pragma. Debut code is the code that has existed since a product's debut. This means it could be full of design flaws and...
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 31, 2006 at 03:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, business days suck. They should have Just... 2,729 Views / 103 Replies  
Yeah, business days suck. They should have Just launched on a Sunday.
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 29, 2006 at 10:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, the problems don't affect... 5,156 Views / 150 Replies  
Yeah, the problems don't affect everything./everyone It is kind of annoying that they've had so many problems as of late, probably the worst period I can remember as long as I've been with them. ...
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 28, 2006 at 06:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't think this guy is competent about the... 1,540 Views / 53 Replies  
I don't think this guy is competent about the subject material he has to make decisions on. However, it does take balls to want to confront someone who made fun of you like that.
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 28, 2006 at 06:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wal<Star>Mart's stickers are more than just... 4,453 Views / 99 Replies  
Wal<Star>Mart's stickers are more than just stickers. Everyone knows they secretly transmit signals. With them WalMart knows where all of its customers live! With this information they plan to...
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 28, 2006 at 06:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I find myself using Safari for a few odd sites... 1,064 Views / 10 Replies  
I find myself using Safari for a few odd sites that Camino won't do. Camino + CamiTools (particularlly Flashblock, since flash is all over pages nowadays slowing down everything) is great.
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 28, 2006 at 06:03 PM, in Applications
I was planning on getting many shares back when... 2,309 Views / 69 Replies  
I was planning on getting many shares back when it hit 50. I've never done any stock crap before so it's all new to me (recommend any brokers or manage it yourself services?). I knew it would go up...
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 28, 2006 at 06:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:thumbsup: 4,453 Views / 99 Replies  
:thumbsup:
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 28, 2006 at 05:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Day 5: Trucks that visit iconfactory hump the... 2,729 Views / 103 Replies  
Day 5: Trucks that visit iconfactory hump the ground.
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 28, 2006 at 05:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Terrible. 2,146 Views / 91 Replies  
Terrible.
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 28, 2006 at 03:46 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Day 4 interpretation and findings: The new... 2,729 Views / 103 Replies  
Day 4 interpretation and findings:

The new iconfactory buttons will require 8 people to stand on your mouse before they react.

Iconfactory employees are actually modern-day Acolytes from...
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 27, 2006 at 07:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Movie 2: Moving into a trailer makes you want to... 2,729 Views / 103 Replies  
Movie 2: Moving into a trailer makes you want to pee.
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 25, 2006 at 02:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You know, that's actually a good idea for the... 604 Views / 18 Replies  
You know, that's actually a good idea for the vBulletin and phpBB people to handle; when a new topic is about to be posted automatically do a search for some of the things it talks about. Use some...
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 25, 2006 at 02:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
From what I can tell from that cartoon, someone... 2,729 Views / 103 Replies  
From what I can tell from that cartoon, someone from the wc3 showed up at iconfactory offering a suitcase full of money if they made their site wc3 compliant. The people of the iconfactory bitched...
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 25, 2006 at 02:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've never heard anything good about a pitbulls... 3,715 Views / 164 Replies  
I've never heard anything good about a pitbulls and as such believe they should be banned. The "bad dogs come from bad owners" thing is not right; that might be true sometimes but it is certainly...
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 25, 2006 at 02:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
JJ directing means nothing will happen for the... 2,800 Views / 112 Replies  
JJ directing means nothing will happen for the first 95% of the movie and the last 5% will leave you saying "WTF" (witness LOST and the ending of Alias).

Every time I see Matt Damon I will...
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 24, 2006 at 08:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Very good point. Not too much humidity here. 1,647 Views / 74 Replies  
Very good point. Not too much humidity here.
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 20, 2006 at 05:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's because it ain't easy being white... 552 Views / 12 Replies  
That's because it ain't easy being white...
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 20, 2006 at 05:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I've completely reversed my position on the ps3;... 366,469 Views / 9,786 Replies  
I've completely reversed my position on the ps3; I think now that it's going to be huge:








...wait for it...
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 20, 2006 at 05:36 PM, in Gaming
No, just the asshole of California (the central... 1,647 Views / 74 Replies  
No, just the asshole of California (the central part).
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 20, 2006 at 12:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That would be cool if linked to some software... 1,209 Views / 26 Replies  
That would be cool if linked to some software that screwed your HD as much as possible in a short amount of time. IE, a real self-destruct button. Would be quite popular to the kids who run movie...
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 20, 2006 at 12:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The problem is that you can't play games very... 678 Views / 4 Replies  
The problem is that you can't play games very well with a remote (or at least the remote Apple ships with Front Row); you need a keyboard and mouse or a gamepad of some sort.
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 19, 2006 at 11:05 PM, in Gaming
All of the criticisms of Firefox in the article... 5,873 Views / 83 Replies  
All of the criticisms of Firefox in the article are correct; for non-Mac systems Firefox is great, but the Mac version is very poor compared to what we are used to. Nonstandard UI, sluggish, no...
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 19, 2006 at 11:01 PM, in Applications
90F is not hot. My bedroom does not drop below... 1,647 Views / 74 Replies  
90F is not hot. My bedroom does not drop below that in the summer, even at night (well maybe sometimes 88F but you get the idea). It's currently 96F and I'm fine. I'd say only over 110F can be...
Posted by nforcer, on Jul 19, 2006 at 10:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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