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I still miss Bryce. 153 Views / 1 Replies  
I still miss Bryce.
Posted by Aeolius, on Nov 29, 2013 at 11:38 AM, in Mac News
November 2010: ... 751 Views / 29 Replies  
November 2010:
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5448/8878157579_a4ef8145f3.jpg

November 2011:
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6097/6363607585_ee412ce758.jpg

November 2012 - Present (4 sessions):...
Posted by Aeolius, on May 29, 2013 at 07:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Over 30?!? Bah! I got my first tattoo, a weedy... 751 Views / 29 Replies  
Over 30?!? Bah! I got my first tattoo, a weedy seadragon symbolizing fatherhood, when I turned 45. The next year I got a giant pacific octopus tattoo to symbolize motherhood. Last November I started...
Posted by Aeolius, on May 28, 2013 at 09:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So, the new iMac looks like a contender...... 3,840 Views / 48 Replies  
So, the new iMac looks like a contender... against my 2008 MacPro 1,3!!

I have been frustrated by the search for a replacement second monitor for my MacPro. My MacPro has DVI and DDR2 memory,...
Posted by Aeolius, on May 3, 2011 at 06:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
If Apple produced a pair of augmented-reality... 2,413 Views / 22 Replies  
If Apple produced a pair of augmented-reality goggles( ala Vuzix Wrap 920AR (http://www.vuzix.com/iwear/products_wrap920ar.html) ), then made them suitably Steampunk by making the screens flip up...
Posted by Aeolius, on Jun 2, 2010 at 06:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: "Apparently, he didn't like chicken.": Video -... 721 Views / 12 Replies  
"Apparently, he didn't like chicken.": Video - Breaking News Videos from CNN.com (http://www.cnn.com/video/?/video/us/2010/03/06/roberts.chicken.man.shot.kwch?hpt=C2)
Posted by Aeolius, on Apr 19, 2010 at 09:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ernie: "Yeah! A vicious cat, difficult to love." ... 600 Views / 8 Replies  
Ernie: "Yeah! A vicious cat, difficult to love."
Lars: "Do you have any of those knocking around?"
Maury: "Funny you should ask. I had all but given up on anyone wanting him. We were about to gas...
Posted by Aeolius, on Apr 9, 2010 at 10:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sounds like a HOA. They like to have the finished... 1,294 Views / 41 Replies  
Sounds like a HOA. They like to have the finished side facing out, where the rest of the neighborhood can see it. As for the crap, have you considered a catapult?
Posted by Aeolius, on Feb 26, 2010 at 08:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've seen this somewhere before... Formula... 623 Views / 22 Replies  
I've seen this somewhere before...

Formula 1 Race Car Insanity Test (http://butifnot.tripod.com/racecar.html)
Posted by Aeolius, on Feb 11, 2010 at 01:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
just look in the candy aisle of your local... 1,178 Views / 20 Replies  
just look in the candy aisle of your local convenience store:
http://lisacooking.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/puckerooms.jpg
Posted by Aeolius, on Feb 9, 2010 at 11:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I suppose it is a personal bias. I tend to think... 2,089 Views / 100 Replies  
I suppose it is a personal bias. I tend to think poorly of people who casually throw around the term "retarded". To me, it is no different that casual use of the "n" word.

I remember Bill Maher...
Posted by Aeolius, on Feb 8, 2010 at 11:01 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The hi-fi of Cthulhu? I am reminded of the... 5,082 Views / 205 Replies  
The hi-fi of Cthulhu?

I am reminded of the guy who ran the cable/phone/ethernet cables in my house, when it was built 3 years ago. It turns out he also wired the alarm in my parents' house when I...
Posted by Aeolius, on Jan 14, 2010 at 09:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Two words: Mammoth Steaks 608 Views / 30 Replies  
Two words: Mammoth Steaks
Posted by Aeolius, on Dec 28, 2009 at 07:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Agreed. Personally I do not find long legs or... 2,190 Views / 78 Replies  
Agreed. Personally I do not find long legs or high heels to be attractive. Barefoot beats heels any day.
Posted by Aeolius, on Dec 14, 2009 at 12:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Before I moved a few years back, I was in a... 1,686 Views / 54 Replies  
Before I moved a few years back, I was in a neighborhood that had formed a HOA as a means of enticing potential buyers. Though I had a neighbor with whom I frequently squabbled, I still valued my...
Posted by Aeolius, on Dec 8, 2009 at 06:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In such instances, I call him Uhh-bama :D 1,504 Views / 123 Replies  
In such instances, I call him Uhh-bama :D
Posted by Aeolius, on Nov 18, 2009 at 08:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
no thread about cats is complete without: ... 11,205 Views / 58 Replies  
no thread about cats is complete without:
http://chainedandperfumed.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/mollie-sugden-as-mrs-slocombe.jpg
Posted by Aeolius, on Aug 22, 2009 at 08:35 PM, in Mac OS X
I live in a town with a population of roughly... 2,795 Views / 60 Replies  
I live in a town with a population of roughly 7,000. No city water. No city sewer. No fire hydrants. If my house was on fire, they'd have to drain my pool. ;)
Posted by Aeolius, on Jul 16, 2009 at 10:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Perhaps Apple should buy the now defunct GoLive... 1,933 Views / 102 Replies  
Perhaps Apple should buy the now defunct GoLive from Adobe, to integrate into iWeb and a Pro web app

Perhaps Apple should buy the now defunct iSmell internet scent-producing units from Digiscents,...
Posted by Aeolius, on May 5, 2009 at 11:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
On Thursday, Time-Warner said it was postponing... 655 Views / 16 Replies  
On Thursday, Time-Warner said it was postponing implementation of its consumption-based billing plan.
Posted by Aeolius, on Apr 19, 2009 at 06:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Except they already tried that. The metric... 3,071 Views / 210 Replies  
Except they already tried that. The metric episode of Schoolhouse Rock was the only one that failed. ;)
Posted by Aeolius, on Apr 14, 2009 at 08:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
eye-earn... oh, and it's y'all, as it's a... 2,514 Views / 112 Replies  
eye-earn... oh, and it's y'all, as it's a contraction of "you" and "all". As there is no "a" in "you", you put the apostrophe before the "a".... y'all
Posted by Aeolius, on Mar 29, 2009 at 09:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I am reminded of the time a friend bought a new... 2,514 Views / 112 Replies  
I am reminded of the time a friend bought a new car.

"Want to see my Saturn?" he asked
"Well, I'd rather see your Saturn than Uranus." I replied
Posted by Aeolius, on Mar 28, 2009 at 10:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
LOL! :D Fair enough. Mine are 15, 14, 14,... 5,117 Views / 69 Replies  
LOL! :D Fair enough.

Mine are 15, 14, 14, 10, 7, 5, and 5. Before you ask; no, there are no twins. I have three birth children, three adopted, and one fostered.
Posted by Aeolius, on Feb 1, 2009 at 10:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No biggie. I have seven kids. On the weekends, I... 5,117 Views / 69 Replies  
No biggie. I have seven kids. On the weekends, I may end up with five or six more, when mine invite friends over.
Posted by Aeolius, on Jan 31, 2009 at 11:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Never mind what they make jell-o out of ;) 1,878 Views / 107 Replies  
Never mind what they make jell-o out of ;)
Posted by Aeolius, on Aug 26, 2008 at 11:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Agreed, though my son wants one tricked out with... 1,412 Views / 55 Replies  
Agreed, though my son wants one tricked out with an on-board computer and internet access, like THIS ONE...
Posted by Aeolius, on Apr 5, 2008 at 12:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That would be the iBOT (http://www.ibotnow.com/)... 1,412 Views / 55 Replies  
That would be the iBOT (http://www.ibotnow.com/) . We looked at that one, but the seating options are a bit limited.
Posted by Aeolius, on Apr 5, 2008 at 12:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I am reminded of this logging vehicle: High... 1,412 Views / 55 Replies  
I am reminded of this logging vehicle:
High T3ch � 6-Legged Walking Logging Machine (http://hight3ch.com/post/6-legged-walking-logging-machine/)

And this chair:
DVICE: Walking robot makes you...
Posted by Aeolius, on Apr 5, 2008 at 08:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've interviewed three companies thus far; two... 814 Views / 35 Replies  
I've interviewed three companies thus far; two local and one national. Prices are all over the board, for similar sized pools with similar equipment. The national company gave the best presentation...
Posted by Aeolius, on Jan 5, 2008 at 03:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My folks had one as well. It was my job to... 814 Views / 35 Replies  
My folks had one as well. It was my job to maintain the chemicals, sweep the pool, and keep the cleaning jets working (i.e. hop in the pool with a screwdriver and fix them).
Posted by Aeolius, on Jan 2, 2008 at 07:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Which is sad, when the pool quotes I have... 814 Views / 35 Replies  
Which is sad, when the pool quotes I have received would cost twice that. ;)
Posted by Aeolius, on Jan 2, 2008 at 07:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
True... I suppose I should have prefaced it with... 814 Views / 35 Replies  
True... I suppose I should have prefaced it with "Unless I win the lottery..." ;)


We have the local YMCA pool (no HOA here, thank the gods), but it's too bloody cold and always crowded.
Posted by Aeolius, on Dec 31, 2007 at 12:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I...am...NEVER....moving....again! ;) 814 Views / 35 Replies  
I...am...NEVER....moving....again! ;)
Posted by Aeolius, on Dec 31, 2007 at 09:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Swimming Pools 814 Views / 35 Replies  
I am considering the installation of an in-ground pool. I have picked three reputable local companies from whom I will solicit proposals. While I know what I would include, I'm open to suggestions. ...
Posted by Aeolius, on Dec 29, 2007 at 08:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Nine years. How many kids do you have? Set the... 1,241 Views / 60 Replies  
Nine years. How many kids do you have? Set the room up as a hobby/playroom, if you don't already have such a space available. Otherwise, opt for a hobby that needs some space; saltwater aquariums or...
Posted by Aeolius, on Nov 28, 2007 at 08:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Formal furniture is such a waste of money, but... 1,241 Views / 60 Replies  
Formal furniture is such a waste of money, but then again so are rooms that are designed not to be used. When our house was built, we took out anything "formal"; no formal dining room, no formal...
Posted by Aeolius, on Nov 28, 2007 at 08:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
After I replied to a similar thread at... 890 Views / 6 Replies  
After I replied to a similar thread at macrumors.com, someone added a reply with a link to a YouTube video showing Indigo 2 in action, using a web interface on an iPhone to control lighting, an...
Posted by Aeolius, on Nov 23, 2007 at 02:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I suppose I should have prefaced my remarks by... 890 Views / 6 Replies  
I suppose I should have prefaced my remarks by explaining that, when I was in the process of building my house, I contacted three local businesses specializing in home automation. The first salesman...
Posted by Aeolius, on Nov 15, 2007 at 01:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Home Automation Revisited 890 Views / 6 Replies  
I've been working on the following rant for awhile. Can you think of any areas, regarding home automation or assistive technology, that I may have overlooked?

While our new home was being...
Posted by Aeolius, on Nov 15, 2007 at 10:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I always wanted one of these... ... 748 Views / 13 Replies  
I always wanted one of these...
http://www.segway.com/images/v/main_centaur2.jpg
Posted by Aeolius, on Feb 12, 2006 at 09:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Let's see... I upgraded my bondi blue iMac and... 1,364 Views / 36 Replies  
Let's see... I upgraded my bondi blue iMac and blue&white G3 from OS9 to OS X... no worries. I'll have the wired backbone in place; the rest is upgradeable.
Posted by Aeolius, on Feb 11, 2006 at 06:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No worries.. I want to avoid having a Windows... 1,364 Views / 36 Replies  
No worries.. I want to avoid having a Windows machine in my house - simple as that. Most of the solutions mentioned in my post above have a Windows interface, for customization. I'd rather have a Mac...
Posted by Aeolius, on Feb 11, 2006 at 05:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Because I want to avoid expensive proprietary... 1,364 Views / 36 Replies  
Because I want to avoid expensive proprietary solutions like Lutron (http://www.lutron.com/) , Crestron (http://www.crestron.com/) , or HAI (http://www.homeauto.com/main.asp) .

SecuritySpy and...
Posted by Aeolius, on Feb 11, 2006 at 05:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's why I've been looking at Mac-based home... 1,364 Views / 36 Replies  
That's why I've been looking at Mac-based home automation... I can always upgrade Macs, as new ones are released. As for energy efficiency, that's another good use for "smart home" technology;...
Posted by Aeolius, on Feb 11, 2006 at 03:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Okay, then flush-mount a 12" Touchscreen... 1,364 Views / 36 Replies  
Okay, then flush-mount a 12" Touchscreen (http://www.xenarc.com/product/1200ts.html) , running Indigo (http://www.perceptiveautomation.com/indigo/index.html) for home automation and SecuritySpy...
Posted by Aeolius, on Feb 11, 2006 at 03:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You can do that now, with one of THESE... 1,364 Views / 36 Replies  
You can do that now, with one of THESE (http://www.xenarc.com/product/700ts.html) touch screens and a Mac Mini (http://www.apple.com/macmini/) , perhaps fastened to the wall LIKE SO...
Posted by Aeolius, on Feb 11, 2006 at 03:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What would you choose to use, instead? 1,364 Views / 36 Replies  
What would you choose to use, instead?
Posted by Aeolius, on Feb 11, 2006 at 02:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I wonder if Apple will help me out with my little... 1,364 Views / 36 Replies  
I wonder if Apple will help me out with my little project (http://web.mac.com/aeolius/iWeb/house/ECUs.html)
Posted by Aeolius, on Feb 11, 2006 at 02:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
 
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