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Is your CD-ROM drive an Apple-brand drive? If so,... 442 Views / 5 Replies  
Is your CD-ROM drive an Apple-brand drive? If so, you probably should get another one. If it isn't, then you should probably get an Apple drive. I have 5 computers in my house with Apple 2x CD-ROM...
Posted by etphonehome, on Sep 30, 2001 at 05:16 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Free Internet Service? 192 Views / 1 Replies  
My family is getting high-speed internet access installed later this month, and we are cancelling our dial-up service.

Does anybody know of a free dial-up internet service that works with Macs? I...
Posted by etphonehome, on Sep 1, 2001 at 09:40 PM, in Applications
Sounds great. However, there have been too many... 238 Views / 4 Replies  
Sounds great. However, there have been too many people saying that they're Apple employees for me to be able to believe them. I'll believe it when I see it.
Posted by etphonehome, on Jul 16, 2001 at 06:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What's Going On??? 267 Views / 2 Replies  
I went on vacation for three weeks, and I got back on Sunday. Today is the first time I've visited the MacNN forums since before I left, and I want to know where all of the threads went. I selected...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jul 11, 2001 at 05:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yet Another "Hey! I got another star today!" Thread 227 Views / 2 Replies  
<---Look! 4 Stars!

How about every time someone gets another star, they just put it in this thread, so that we don't have 100 different pointless threads (only one :D ). That way, everyone would...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 16, 2001 at 09:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Goodbye (for a while) 256 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm going up to the woods for three weeks, so I won't be posting here for a while. I'll miss you guys. (j/k) :D

Don't worry, I'll be back in three weeks.
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 16, 2001 at 09:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd do that if I had an iMac. Alas, I'm too poor.... 297 Views / 3 Replies  
I'd do that if I had an iMac. Alas, I'm too poor. :(
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 16, 2001 at 09:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You'll get to 100 in no time. You've been... 356 Views / 11 Replies  
You'll get to 100 in no time. You've been registered for less than half a month, and you already have almost 50 posts. Now, 2000 will take a while but if you keep up posting at the rate you have...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 16, 2001 at 09:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It would be real nice to have access to info on... 292 Views / 17 Replies  
It would be real nice to have access to info on all the top-secret Mac stuff, but I've heard horror stories about how working for Steve can be one of the worst experiences ever.
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 16, 2001 at 08:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That site is definitely not for a 56K modem. It... 321 Views / 4 Replies  
That site is definitely not for a 56K modem. It took me forever to see your picture. You do sorta look like him, and you're still in first place. Does that mean you won, or is there still time left...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 16, 2001 at 08:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Steve's pay is just another example of the... 716 Views / 65 Replies  
Steve's pay is just another example of the reality distortion field at work. Oh well, he (almost) earns it. :D
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 16, 2001 at 12:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hey sonic, now that you have <font color =... 298 Views / 36 Replies  
Hey sonic, now that you have <font color = blue>blue</font> stars, you should make all of the text of your messages <font color = blue>blue</font>. Then you would have everything but your name be...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 15, 2001 at 11:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Congratulations all. Now that mr_sonicblue... 298 Views / 36 Replies  
Congratulations all.

Now that mr_sonicblue is a moderator, does that mean that there are three from Minnesota? That's a lot. I wouldn't mind seeing it be four, though. ;)
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 15, 2001 at 11:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I use 8.6 on my old 6100 with 40 MB of RAM, and... 330 Views / 10 Replies  
I use 8.6 on my old 6100 with 40 MB of RAM, and it works fine. It's kind of slow, but that's because it's an old computer, not because of the OS. I had 8.1 on it for a while, and there's no...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 14, 2001 at 11:18 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
SCSI is a very weird thing. On my old PowerBook... 338 Views / 10 Replies  
SCSI is a very weird thing. On my old PowerBook 160, I have an external hard drive and CD-ROM drive that I attach when I'm at home. Anyway, when the hard drive is connected directly to the computer...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 14, 2001 at 11:12 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Sure it is, but there's an X in Phoenix. Where's... 543 Views / 25 Replies  
Sure it is, but there's an X in Phoenix. Where's the X in Los Angeles?

At my school, the name that you use to log onto the network with is the first six letters of your last name, followed by your...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 14, 2001 at 10:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm not in favor of the death penalty in all of... 464 Views / 35 Replies  
I'm not in favor of the death penalty in all of the cases in which it was administered (the retarded boy in Texas is a prime example of this), but I think that Timothy McVeigh did deserve to die for...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 14, 2001 at 09:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I use my old SE/30 as a dedicated audio CD... 260 Views / 6 Replies  
I use my old SE/30 as a dedicated audio CD player. I hooked up an old external CD-ROM drive and a pair of speakers to it. I turned off all of the extensions except for the CD-ROM driver (remember...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 14, 2001 at 09:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There are two reasons why I wear white socks... 335 Views / 29 Replies  
There are two reasons why I wear white socks almost all of the time.

1)Everyone else wears them.
2)Whenever I wear colored socks, lint from the socks comes off on my feet, so my feet have little...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 14, 2001 at 09:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
These people do have to take some real classes,... 639 Views / 62 Replies  
These people do have to take some real classes, but not many. In my school district, all you really need to take during junior and senior years is an english class and a social studies class....
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 12, 2001 at 10:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The B-Tree has something to do with your hard... 390 Views / 5 Replies  
The B-Tree has something to do with your hard drive's format. Try using Drive Setup to update the hard disk drivers. If you have a good hard disk diagnostic utility, use it, otherwise use Disk First...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 12, 2001 at 09:38 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Right after the <font color = green>green</font>... 583 Views / 62 Replies  
Right after the <font color = green>green</font> ketchup came out, my dad bought a bottle of it. Nobody in my family ate it because we had <font color = red>red</font> ketchup and everyone wanted to...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 12, 2001 at 01:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I am generally a supporter of the death penalty.... 854 Views / 97 Replies  
I am generally a supporter of the death penalty. However, I don't believe that it was just in all cases where it was used, such as when that retarded boy was killed in Texas. In fact, I don't even...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 12, 2001 at 01:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you can't find anything else to do with it,... 342 Views / 16 Replies  
If you can't find anything else to do with it, your Quadra would make a very stylish clock! All you need is a screensaver (like AfterDark).

However, there are many uses for a Quadra. You can use...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 12, 2001 at 12:56 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Do a clean install of your system software. Then... 390 Views / 5 Replies  
Do a clean install of your system software. Then rebuild the desktop. This should solve most of your problems, and you should do it once in a while anyway even if there's nothing wrong with your...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 12, 2001 at 12:48 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks for the tip. That's surprisingly easy! 315 Views / 27 Replies  
Thanks for the tip. That's surprisingly easy!
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 11, 2001 at 12:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Try giving them to schools to be used for typing... 375 Views / 13 Replies  
Try giving them to schools to be used for typing classes only. You don't need an internet capable machine for simple word processing.
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 10, 2001 at 09:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Rafiki from The Lion King. It's just so fun to... 248 Views / 5 Replies  
Rafiki from The Lion King. It's just so fun to say. :D
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 10, 2001 at 09:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You already have five stars. Maybe you meant to... 479 Views / 13 Replies  
You already have five stars. Maybe you meant to say "5 <font color = green>green</font> stars." :p
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 10, 2001 at 09:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can't believe unnatural animosity toward a... 315 Views / 27 Replies  
I can't believe unnatural animosity toward a for-profit business causes people to obsessively check on the forums of said companie's supporters and at the same time try to make people want to switch...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 10, 2001 at 09:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What a great pic. :rolleyes: You'd have to have... 376 Views / 29 Replies  
What a great pic. :rolleyes: You'd have to have some pretty distinctive feet to get anyone to recognize you from that. :D
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 10, 2001 at 09:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What's the easiest way to give a peecee a blue... 315 Views / 27 Replies  
What's the easiest way to give a peecee a blue screen? Not that I'd ever do it or anything, ;) I'm just wondering.
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 10, 2001 at 09:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Dude, get a life! :p 270 Views / 21 Replies  
Dude, get a life! :p
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 10, 2001 at 09:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just finished my sophomore year of high school.... 639 Views / 62 Replies  
I just finished my sophomore year of high school. I have a 3.9 GPA so far, but I'm not even in the top 10% of my class. :mad: It's all the people who are taking the...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 10, 2001 at 08:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I agree that there are plenty of other options... 402 Views / 41 Replies  
I agree that there are plenty of other options out there. However, there are probably millions of computer users who don't care enough to try to find other alternatives. These people will just assume...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 10, 2001 at 10:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How was it before? I thought New Members were... 306 Views / 9 Replies  
How was it before? I thought New Members were always 1-50
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 10, 2001 at 12:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think that this illustrates perfectly the... 402 Views / 41 Replies  
I think that this illustrates perfectly the difference between Apple and Microsoft. Apple an Microsoft both include a digital music application with their operating systems, Apple has iTunes and MS...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 9, 2001 at 11:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm going to be leaving next Saturday for three... 434 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm going to be leaving next Saturday for three weeks. I'm going to be a junior staff person at a YMCA camp by Ely, MN. The only bad thing about it is that there's no computers there. How will I get...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 9, 2001 at 11:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"Safe Shopper" is in the web address. Therefore,... 310 Views / 3 Replies  
"Safe Shopper" is in the web address. Therefore, it must be safe, right? :p

[edit:godd dam spellling]

[ 06-09-2001: Message edited by: etphonehome ]
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 9, 2001 at 11:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't use the Instant Smilies thing very often... 229 Views / 14 Replies  
I don't use the Instant Smilies thing very often because it always puts the smilie at the end of what you've posted, not where the little blinking line is. Usually, by the time I think of putting a...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 9, 2001 at 10:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I had tater tots, green beans, mac & cheese, and... 585 Views / 78 Replies  
I had tater tots, green beans, mac & cheese, and a nice big glass of milk. It was a nice, big meal full of leftovers (except for the milk :p ).
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 8, 2001 at 11:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If I had a holodeck, there probably isn't much... 588 Views / 24 Replies  
If I had a holodeck, there probably isn't much that I wouldn't do. I probably would do scary, dangerous things that I'm too scared to do in real life. I'd probably also take out some agression by...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 8, 2001 at 10:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here's another reason why the AL is Republicans... 426 Views / 15 Replies  
Here's another reason why the AL is Republicans and the NL is Democrats.

The American League recently lost a team to the NL (Milwaukee Brewers). The Republicans recently had a senator defect from...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 8, 2001 at 05:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The National League has 16 teams, while the... 426 Views / 15 Replies  
The National League has 16 teams, while the American League has 14. The Republicans would say that the "extra" two teams consitute "wasteful spending," so the AL is Republicans, while the NL is the...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 8, 2001 at 05:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's not only rich, suburban kids. Students at an... 361 Views / 8 Replies  
It's not only rich, suburban kids. Students at an urban high school in my area were recently given laptops as a result of some corporate donation or grant or something. Sorry I can't provide more...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 7, 2001 at 07:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
<font color = red>J</font><font color =... 480 Views / 53 Replies  
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Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 7, 2001 at 07:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, my name is Eric T. [last name not included... 785 Views / 72 Replies  
Well, my name is Eric T. [last name not included at the request of my overprotective parents].

Anyway, E.T. is a pretty good movie, and E.T. says "E.T. phone home" a few times in the movie, so I...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 7, 2001 at 07:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I believe that you got a couple of the levels... 539 Views / 60 Replies  
I believe that you got a couple of the levels wrong. I think that "New Member" was 1-49 and "Member" was 50-99. I should know. I went through those levels last month. :)

If you want to change it,...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 7, 2001 at 06:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Where are you getting your information from?? I'd... 454 Views / 15 Replies  
Where are you getting your information from?? I'd really like to be able to see a website showing all of the locations and when they're scheduled to open (at least in one person's opinion)

Please,...
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 6, 2001 at 06:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why do double posts happen? I don't think that... 269 Views / 11 Replies  
Why do double posts happen? I don't think that I've ever had one. Why do they happen? WHY? WHY??? :p
Posted by etphonehome, on Jun 6, 2001 at 05:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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