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I don't mind 'em--I enjoy the diversity. I even... 735 Views / 19 Replies  
I don't mind 'em--I enjoy the diversity. I even like those by people whose politics I despise (granted, it takes practice to get to this point), if they're well-done. It's not like they're anything...
Posted by mrtaber, on Jun 22, 2004 at 06:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, I started losing mine in my mid-30's...by... 2,062 Views / 46 Replies  
Well, I started losing mine in my mid-30's...by 40, it was all she wrote. I keep mine very short (and my beard close cropped)...think #1 setting on the clippers. I save lots of money, since I can...
Posted by mrtaber, on Jun 22, 2004 at 06:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have had much the same experience. I think it... 811 Views / 10 Replies  
I have had much the same experience. I think it has to do with the way I use Safari, since not all my co-workers have the same experience. I keep 5-8 tabs open, never shut Safari down, and never...
Posted by mrtaber, on Jun 22, 2004 at 02:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the head's up...jetted out to Amazon,... 974 Views / 17 Replies  
Thanks for the head's up...jetted out to Amazon, read the description. Looks intriguing. May order it later today. :)

Again, thanks. I love these boards sometimes.

Mark
Posted by mrtaber, on Jun 9, 2004 at 03:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, I consider myself a combination of A and... 1,633 Views / 92 Replies  
Well, I consider myself a combination of A and B...I feel quite strongly about things and am intellectually curious, but debating and arguing (the one often devolves into the other) usually strike me...
Posted by mrtaber, on May 27, 2004 at 11:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My latest issue of Reason magazine had my name... 1,253 Views / 36 Replies  
My latest issue of Reason magazine had my name and an aerial shot of my neighborhood (I was able to find my house) on the front cover...a very neat stunt for their subscribers. The featured article?...
Posted by mrtaber, on May 21, 2004 at 03:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, whatever it was, after a day and a half, it... 869 Views / 4 Replies  
Well, whatever it was, after a day and a half, it spontaneously remedied itself.

Cheers,
Mark :)
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 19, 2003 at 01:39 PM, in Mac OS X
Annoying system performance issue 869 Views / 4 Replies  
I installed Panther weeks ago (upgrade, not a clean install). Performance was fine.

Starting just two days ago, my system (a Titanium PB 667) would become less responsive every 5-6 seconds. A...
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 17, 2003 at 07:01 PM, in Mac OS X
The more I think about it, the more I suspect... 525 Views / 5 Replies  
The more I think about it, the more I suspect some strategic FUD on MS's part. Let me explain. We *are* a Microsoft shop, with about 500 Windows desktops (and 10 servers). However, we started...
Posted by mrtaber, on Dec 24, 2002 at 11:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
MS sales reps came to our agency... 525 Views / 5 Replies  
And in passing mentioned that there would only be one more release of Office for OS X and then that's it. Couldn't pin 'em down exactly what 'one more release' meant...upgrade...or actual release. ...
Posted by mrtaber, on Dec 23, 2002 at 11:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh my. I don't know what occasioned this tirade... 1,909 Views / 50 Replies  
Oh my. I don't know what occasioned this tirade (tantrum?), but somebody needs to get a grip. A vacation might do you good. I hate to see anybody go, especially under these circumstances,...
Posted by mrtaber, on Dec 23, 2002 at 01:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks. At least I know I'm not going crazy :) ... 418 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks. At least I know I'm not going crazy :)

Mark :D
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 19, 2002 at 12:28 AM, in Mac OS X
WebDAV, iDisk really slow after 10.2.2 upgrade? 418 Views / 3 Replies  
It may be a coincidence given .Mac's numerous problems, but uploading and downloading to my iDisk has become dog slow after I upgraded to 10.2.2. When I mount my iDisk, I now get the spinning rainbow...
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 18, 2002 at 11:54 AM, in Mac OS X
Cipher, I have no reason to doubt your... 3,531 Views / 71 Replies  
Cipher, I have no reason to doubt your experiences (and, friends, remember, the man with a theory is always at the mercy of the man with an experience).

I'm just wondering what's going on. I have...
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 18, 2002 at 11:31 AM, in Applications
Re: How good would...say...OS 9.5 have been? 1,691 Views / 38 Replies  
Not good enough. I'm more than willing to put up with tradeoffs to have a modern, stable system.

9 was starting get that overripe, baroque look...too much time stuck on a given step. Too many...
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 15, 2002 at 09:21 PM, in Mac OS X
That's a gouda question. But if ya can't edam,... 622 Views / 16 Replies  
That's a gouda question. But if ya can't edam, join 'em, I always say.

Mark :D
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 14, 2002 at 05:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, it's official. I'm hooked. A pox on your... 673 Views / 21 Replies  
Well, it's official. I'm hooked. A pox on your house, MindFad :)

Mark :D
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 14, 2002 at 03:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just a follow-up. Just found out that since... 943 Views / 30 Replies  
Just a follow-up. Just found out that since we're a State Agency, we get our new WO 5.2 for $99/seat. That's doable...priced like an upgrade.

Phew! And the latest version still runs on Windows...
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 14, 2002 at 03:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Pelosi elected House minority leader... 355 Views / 1 Replies  
Good or bad for the Dems?

Mark :D
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 14, 2002 at 03:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I should have been more precise: J. Lo makes nice... 693 Views / 19 Replies  
I should have been more precise: J. Lo makes nice little pop/dance confections, but I don't consider her a musical artist; I do consider Eminem an artist, even if he's not one of my favorites.
...
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 14, 2002 at 03:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've got to hand it to Eminem... 693 Views / 19 Replies  
His music is not my cup of tea, but to have the #1 song, the #1 album, and the #1 movie at the same time? It has to have been quite awhile since anybody pulled off this coup.

Mark :D
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 14, 2002 at 02:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My father was a hunter and fisherman, and he... 760 Views / 23 Replies  
My father was a hunter and fisherman, and he definitely was not an idiot. However, as a grew older, he traded in his guns for a camera. It wasn't that he turned against hunting--he just didn't feel...
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 14, 2002 at 02:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I wonder if he can at least get his money back. ... 1,024 Views / 35 Replies  
I wonder if he can at least get his money back. This is really, really bad (to riot in understatement).

Mark :D
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 14, 2002 at 01:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I really don't understand all the vitriole, I... 1,219 Views / 52 Replies  
I really don't understand all the vitriole, I really don't. People can make all the moral judgements and economic arguments that they want, but it doesn't explain the depth of what can only be...
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 14, 2002 at 01:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You can read Ars Technica's great article on .NET... 943 Views / 30 Replies  
You can read Ars Technica's great article on .NET here (http://arstechnica.com/paedia/n/net/net-1.html).

Our shop (Windows 2K and XP) is using Apple WebObjects. Now we find out (from an Apple...
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 14, 2002 at 12:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, I wouldn't argue the price and performance... 1,826 Views / 78 Replies  
Well, I wouldn't argue the price and performance at all. But the new Mini has a cachet, that certain something the Neon lacks (and this is not a slam at the Neon).

Kinda like fire-breathing,...
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 13, 2002 at 03:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I still think that Lucas should have taken his... 1,022 Views / 27 Replies  
I still think that Lucas should have taken his cue from 'The Godfather II,' where a prequel and a sequel were deftly interwoven into one fine film. Lucas could do something like that--moving the...
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 13, 2002 at 03:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Am I the only person in the western world... 893 Views / 40 Replies  
...who still hasn't seen 'Titanic'? It's been so long that now it's a matter of principle with me LOL. Just wondering. I really, really, really hated that song, 'My Heart Will Go On.' And I guess...
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 13, 2002 at 01:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And who can forget the classic South Park episode... 609 Views / 12 Replies  
And who can forget the classic South Park episode featuring Timmy and the Lords of the Underworld, where Phil Collins is sodomized with an Oscar statuette while being passed over the crowd (this is...
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 13, 2002 at 01:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
True...of course, never underestimate the power... 484 Views / 5 Replies  
True...of course, never underestimate the power of lawyers and creative accountants. It didn't make any money? Yeah, right...
The operative phrase is "profits, as defined by their contract."
...
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 13, 2002 at 11:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Stan Lee gets the shaft, has to sue Marvel Comics 484 Views / 5 Replies  
I just woke up, am cranky, and read this (http://www.msnbc.com/news/834279.asp). Shaking my head.

Mark :mad:
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 13, 2002 at 10:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I don't know about being gay, but nobody did drag... 1,210 Views / 43 Replies  
I don't know about being gay, but nobody did drag better than Bugs Bunny.

Mark :D
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 12, 2002 at 11:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can't get mine engraved--that means I'd have to... 603 Views / 6 Replies  
I can't get mine engraved--that means I'd have to do without it for a day...

Mark :D
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 12, 2002 at 01:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Who cares as long as I look, in three words,... 798 Views / 10 Replies  
Who cares as long as I look, in three words, fab-you-lus (snap of the fingers here). ROFLMAO.

Mark :D
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 12, 2002 at 01:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No, I think you're right. What's so funny is how... 667 Views / 7 Replies  
No, I think you're right. What's so funny is how funny the boys think T&P are, not T&P themselves :)

Mark
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 11, 2002 at 09:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have Latin and some ancient Greek and Hebrew... 1,461 Views / 50 Replies  
I have Latin and some ancient Greek and Hebrew under my belt, as well as a smattering of German and French.

I'm putting my efforts into Spanish and Italian; Spanish because I live in California,...
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 11, 2002 at 09:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Mentadent all the way, man...that and my SoniCare... 789 Views / 23 Replies  
Mentadent all the way, man...that and my SoniCare toothbrush...I'm hooked up.

Mark :D
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 11, 2002 at 09:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry, Porsche...didn't mean to leave out the... 798 Views / 10 Replies  
Sorry, Porsche...didn't mean to leave out the (heterosexual) ladies. Here's (http://www.internationalmale.com/) a link to their website (check out the underwear section ;) ).

My apologies.
...
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 11, 2002 at 09:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, I've been using Chimera 0.6 for days...only... 1,107 Views / 38 Replies  
Well, I've been using Chimera 0.6 for days...only crashed once. And it's fast! It's now my main browser.

And my blog doesn't look bad in it, either.

Mark :D
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 11, 2002 at 09:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, a simple terminal command turns it on (it's... 664 Views / 19 Replies  
Yeah, a simple terminal command turns it on (it's off by default).

Mark :D
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 11, 2002 at 09:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And for us gays, the International Male catalogue 798 Views / 10 Replies  
Hubba hubba! ;) The online catalog is here (http://www.internationalmale.com/)

Mark :D

Edited to include a link to the site.
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 11, 2002 at 09:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's not just VH-1. Has anyone else noticed that... 538 Views / 7 Replies  
It's not just VH-1. Has anyone else noticed that many of the games on Yahoo state that they won't play on Unix and Macintosh computers? Of course, they do play on Macs (at least under OS X).

I...
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 11, 2002 at 08:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, this thread has been a long, arduous... 2,538 Views / 169 Replies  
Well, this thread has been a long, arduous journey. And to think that it all started over sheep with same-sex behavior.

We can't really call the sheep gay, since (in humans, anyway), gay is more...
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 11, 2002 at 08:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Installed without a hitch for me. All my... 664 Views / 19 Replies  
Installed without a hitch for me. All my software seems to run. Now, whether to turn on the JFS or not. Decisions, decisions....

Mark :D
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 11, 2002 at 08:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Let's not forget South Park's Terrence and... 667 Views / 7 Replies  
Let's not forget South Park's Terrence and Philip.

Mark :D
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 11, 2002 at 02:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
He has the honor of the first person that I've... 718 Views / 22 Replies  
He has the honor of the first person that I've 'Ignored' in these boards.

Mark :D
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 10, 2002 at 07:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have nothing eloquent to quote, just a... 975 Views / 32 Replies  
I have nothing eloquent to quote, just a heart-felt thanks to our veterans.

Mark :D
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 9, 2002 at 09:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, I just got my blog up, for what it's worth.... 637 Views / 14 Replies  
Well, I just got my blog up, for what it's worth. Click here (http://homepage.mac.com/mrtaber2/iBlog/index.html) .

Mark :D
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 9, 2002 at 08:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm impressed. However, I'll have to play with... 1,107 Views / 38 Replies  
I'm impressed. However, I'll have to play with it a bit more before I "make the switch." Still, it is definitely fast.

I could get used to this.

Mark :D
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 7, 2002 at 06:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone have a blog? 637 Views / 14 Replies  
I'm thinking about creating one myself. I'd be interested in visiting any of your blogs; it'd be interesting (frightening?) to learn more about some of our MacNN regulars.

Mark :D
Posted by mrtaber, on Nov 7, 2002 at 12:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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