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The Pro seems more in line to compete with the... 3,590 Views / 292 Replies  
The Pro seems more in line to compete with the Air. They even said it would be priced competitively with other Ultrabooks. Not sure how something that heavy would work as a tablet though.
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Jun 18, 2012 at 11:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Today's high: 76ºF/24ºC. I frigging love Seattle. 3,230 Views / 237 Replies  
Today's high: 76ºF/24ºC. I frigging love Seattle.
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Jul 25, 2011 at 01:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep, your battery is quite toasted. Third-party... 1,189 Views / 3 Replies  
Yep, your battery is quite toasted. Third-party batteries are fairly inexpensive; I've got one I bought off Amazon.com in my old iBook G4 with nary a complaint about it.
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Jul 25, 2011 at 01:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Jobs said it at D8, but I don't know who... 1,905 Views / 113 Replies  
Jobs said it at D8, but I don't know who originated it. But I couldn't agree more with you (and him). The desktop computer, and the laptop computer by extension, is declining. There will always be...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Jun 9, 2010 at 05:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can't speak for BadKosh, but I know for a fact... 2,764 Views / 224 Replies  
I can't speak for BadKosh, but I know for a fact that you aren't. I haven't seen you at the past several galactic communist leftist nazi space zombie meetings.

Or did you not know that we moved...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 19, 2010 at 08:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm boycotting saguaro cacti. Next time I see... 1,579 Views / 54 Replies  
I'm boycotting saguaro cacti. Next time I see one growing wild in Seattle, I'm burning the ****er down.
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 19, 2010 at 07:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There are a few mounted cops in Seattle too. ... 1,918 Views / 41 Replies  
There are a few mounted cops in Seattle too. It's probably from the influence of you damn Canadians.
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 19, 2010 at 07:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
But that's the problem: America is a very young... 3,193 Views / 107 Replies  
But that's the problem: America is a very young country, and has always had a very high ratio of immigrants to natives. We don't really have a single culture. Compare the southwest to the northeast...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 18, 2010 at 04:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh who gives a flying crap what Woody Allen says? 838 Views / 19 Replies  
Oh who gives a flying crap what Woody Allen says?
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 18, 2010 at 01:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Does it run Linux? 975 Views / 25 Replies  
Does it run Linux?
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 17, 2010 at 04:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ah, I was thinking larger values, like valuing... 2,977 Views / 198 Replies  
Ah, I was thinking larger values, like valuing human life, or valuing freedom of expression. But yes, if someone valued work over human life, then that would likely trend towards Evil.
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 13, 2010 at 06:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If you ask me directly, are there absolute Good... 2,977 Views / 198 Replies  
If you ask me directly, are there absolute Good and Evil in the world, my answer would be no. All the talk we do about Good and Evil depend on arbitrary goalposts that we place in the ground -- Good...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 13, 2010 at 05:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
http://prfx.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/benedict_x... 2,977 Views / 198 Replies  
http://prfx.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/benedict_xvi-769613.jpg
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 13, 2010 at 05:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This, this, a thousand times this. This is a far... 2,977 Views / 198 Replies  
This, this, a thousand times this. This is a far more eloquent way of expressing my ideas than I am capable of formulating.
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 13, 2010 at 04:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
:lol: 2,977 Views / 198 Replies  
:lol:
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 13, 2010 at 04:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I tried installing it on my laptop, but it just... 5,539 Views / 127 Replies  
I tried installing it on my laptop, but it just hung after it downloaded the first batch of updates. I assume the proxy we use at work threw it off. Guess I'll have to wait until I get home to give...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 12, 2010 at 05:50 PM, in Gaming
I know you two are having a bit of a debate here,... 2,977 Views / 198 Replies  
I know you two are having a bit of a debate here, but I'd like to interject by saying that the fact that this debate is even occurring supports my claim.



I intentionally left the situation...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 10, 2010 at 09:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Ah, I apologize: I didn't quite complete making... 2,977 Views / 198 Replies  
Ah, I apologize: I didn't quite complete making my point. Yes, the extremes of good and evil are pretty easy to define, at least in my opinion (and yours as well). The complications come from the...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 10, 2010 at 04:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well see, defining good and evil is complicated. ... 2,977 Views / 198 Replies  
Well see, defining good and evil is complicated. Sure, we all agree that these people are evil, but against what standard? We say they are evil because they kill, lie, steal, and generally harm...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 10, 2010 at 03:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
:lol: But again, why a Bible? Why not a... 2,977 Views / 198 Replies  
:lol:

But again, why a Bible? Why not a Qur'an?
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 7, 2010 at 06:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't feel the need to say "someone" created... 2,977 Views / 198 Replies  
I don't feel the need to say "someone" created the universe. The universe just is. I'd much rather spend my time discovering what happened post-creation than focus on that one moment, particularly...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 7, 2010 at 05:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Fair enough. I'm the first to admit that I'm no... 2,977 Views / 198 Replies  
Fair enough. I'm the first to admit that I'm no religious scholar, and lpkmckenna seems to disagree with you, but I won't pursue this portion any further without doing some more research.

...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 7, 2010 at 05:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, that's pretty ****in' weak. Bad Apple! 822 Views / 13 Replies  
Yeah, that's pretty ****in' weak. Bad Apple!
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 6, 2010 at 01:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This ties in a bit with my original question. ... 2,977 Views / 198 Replies  
This ties in a bit with my original question. I've read portions of the Bible, and I've noticed something interesting: if you look at the Bible as a whole, without all the mythology and church-ness...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 3, 2010 at 08:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I can always count on you to bring class to any... 2,977 Views / 198 Replies  
I can always count on you to bring class to any thread! :)
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 3, 2010 at 07:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My God, I think that might be the most logical... 1,579 Views / 54 Replies  
My God, I think that might be the most logical response to this situation I've seen yet. Kudos.
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 3, 2010 at 03:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Ask an Atheist! 2,977 Views / 198 Replies  
This is probably a terrible idea, but whatever -- it's Monday and I'm waiting for some code to compile.

I've seen this idea before on a few different boards, and I thought it could be fun and...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 3, 2010 at 01:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I went on a date with a PC user this weekend. ... 3,121 Views / 74 Replies  
I went on a date with a PC user this weekend. Does that count?
Posted by DrTacoMD, on May 3, 2010 at 01:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, and you know what they call "microevolution... 6,192 Views / 266 Replies  
Yes, and you know what they call "microevolution over time"? Macroevolution.

Of course, there is no scientific difference between micro- and macroevolution -- it's just foolish to think that...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Apr 30, 2010 at 06:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: In all seriousness though, here's the aricle that... 5,307 Views / 318 Replies  
In all seriousness though, here's the aricle that K0sh was referring to:

How Arizona's law will hurt America: Mayor Michael Bloomberg assails the new immigration statute...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Apr 30, 2010 at 06:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: Hmm, I just checked foxnews.com and searched for... 5,307 Views / 318 Replies  
Hmm, I just checked foxnews.com and searched for "bloomberg arizona", but didn't find anything about this invitation. If Fox News isn't real news, I don't know what is! :cry:
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Apr 30, 2010 at 06:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well not every program even has a Window menu (or... 747 Views / 22 Replies  
Well not every program even has a Window menu (or a menu bar at all, for that matter), so having it at the OS-level is a good idea. Plus, it remembers the size of the window from before you snapped...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Apr 30, 2010 at 06:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, once you get used to the 'NN, visiting the... 4,920 Views / 61 Replies  
Yeah, once you get used to the 'NN, visiting the rest of the forums out there is a bit of a culture shock. Car forums are the worst, but video game forums are a close second.



I...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Apr 30, 2010 at 06:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, at least someone figured out that the... 853 Views / 5 Replies  
Well, at least someone figured out that the desktop metaphor doesn't work on a tablet/slate form factor. But I'll be looking forward to an HP Slate running webOS -- that might actually be a...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Apr 30, 2010 at 06:12 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
But at least there's a concrete release date now.... 5,539 Views / 127 Replies  
But at least there's a concrete release date now. Less than two weeks!
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Apr 30, 2010 at 06:11 PM, in Gaming
Also, for the record: 1900 x 1024 is a really... 557 Views / 5 Replies  
Also, for the record: 1900 x 1024 is a really weird resolution. I've never actually heard of that one before.
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Apr 29, 2010 at 09:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oblig: ... 6,192 Views / 266 Replies  
Oblig:

http://www.frugaldreamer.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/Failboat.jpg
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Apr 29, 2010 at 09:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: Geez, that wasn't even in the poll. I sure... 2,546 Views / 111 Replies  
Geez, that wasn't even in the poll. I sure didn't see that one coming.
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Apr 28, 2010 at 05:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: You already know my answer, but I'll reiterate:... 5,307 Views / 318 Replies  
You already know my answer, but I'll reiterate: while I wouldn't be personally offended, I would absolutely feel that my rights were being infringed upon. I'll be visiting my family in AZ later this...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Apr 27, 2010 at 04:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: Despite the fact that Arizona has some of the... 5,307 Views / 318 Replies  
Despite the fact that Arizona has some of the most lax gun restrictions in the nation, this is already on the books. Illegal immigrants are not permitted to purchase or even possess a firearm in the...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Apr 27, 2010 at 04:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: Okay, here's the problem that I, and many others... 5,307 Views / 318 Replies  
Okay, here's the problem that I, and many others who oppose SB 1070, have with the law. This portion was quoted back on page 1, but I'll re-include it here.



Now I agree that there is nothing...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Apr 27, 2010 at 04:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: Pssst... El Paso is in Texas, not Arizona. Were... 5,307 Views / 318 Replies  
Pssst... El Paso is in Texas, not Arizona. Were you thinking about Nogales? They're a border city with a lower-than-average (for the state and for the country) crime rate.
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Apr 26, 2010 at 06:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Done and done.... 8,565 Views / 620 Replies  
Done and done. (http://forums.macnn.com/95/political-war-lounge/413805/illegal-immigration-and-the-state-arizona/)
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Apr 26, 2010 at 05:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: Illegal immigration and the state of Arizona 5,307 Views / 318 Replies  
Before this topic takes over The Complete Annihilation of American Liberty thread, here's a new thread.

For those of you unfamiliar with the topic, the state of Arizona recently passed a new law...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Apr 26, 2010 at 05:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I wrote up a long, angry rant based on this... 8,565 Views / 620 Replies  
I wrote up a long, angry rant based on this point, but I'll restrain myself. The gist: I lived in Arizona for thirteen years before work took me away about a year ago. How long have you lived...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Apr 26, 2010 at 04:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Your grammar is quite poor. 8,565 Views / 620 Replies  
Your grammar is quite poor.
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Apr 23, 2010 at 04:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Can't we just kill everyone? That would make... 2,460 Views / 120 Replies  
Can't we just kill everyone? That would make life so much easier.

Cuz, you know, we'd all be dead.
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Apr 22, 2010 at 08:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, I saw the second episode. It turns out... 2,460 Views / 120 Replies  
Yeah, I saw the second episode.

It turns out that the man in the bear suit was actually Santa Claus, not Muhammad. Throughout the rest of the episode, Muhammad appeared running around town, but...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Apr 22, 2010 at 06:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Geez, that's shitty. I've been in a similar... 3,319 Views / 121 Replies  
Geez, that's shitty. I've been in a similar (more or less) situation once before, and I know exactly how you feel. Considering how poorly I handled it at the time (young, stupid, blah blah blah), I...
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Apr 20, 2010 at 08:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think the quality of political discourse in... 1,058 Views / 60 Replies  
I think the quality of political discourse in this entire forum just went up a notch with that one. Bravo, my good man.
Posted by DrTacoMD, on Apr 20, 2010 at 06:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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